Empower through Movement Beyond the Dance Studio

Dance is a stress- and worry-free escape offering individuals with disabilities autonomy in their own learning. The most subtle movement, such as circling one arm, expands and contracts muscles that these individual’s... Read more »

Strong Reception – A Q&A with The Peak’s Jimmy Fink

Editor’s note: This interview has been edited for brevity. Like so many of us, FM radio mainstay Jimmy Fink’s been working from home since mid-March when the pandemic walloped New York. The... Read more »

Irvington Theater to Stream Films Honoring the Resilience of the Jewish People

Irvington Theater will continue its all-virtual season with Recognition, a double-feature film event to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Ahead of Time, a documentary that The Village Voice called a “truly fascinating... Read more »

A Cherished Local Music Organization’s Plans for Survival 

Like all of us, Friends of Music Concerts (FoM) has had to adjust to the reality of Covid-19.  FoM has brought world-class chamber music to the River Towns for over 60 years, and the group had a full... Read more »

Sing Sing Prison Museum Awarded NEH Challenge Grant

Grant supports renovation of Sing Sing Prison’s former Powerhouse The Sing Sing Prison Museum has been awarded an Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)... Read more »

All the World’s a Pandemic, and All the Theaters Dark

As March 2020 began, Ossining’s Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) had just begun to celebrate its ten-year anniversary with the upcoming Living Art Festival, an event combining a specially-curated art gallery and live theater performances.  Then came March 13, and everything went... Read more »

Irvington High School Senior to be Featured in National Photo Contest Exhibition

Irvington High School senior Jamie Kimura’s photograph, “Light,” was selected to be featured in Drexel University’s 2020 online photography contest exhibition, which received more than 2,100 images from 771 students nationwide. Kimura... Read more »

There’s No More Business for this Show Business

When I saw All Shook Up at Westchester Broadway Theatre (WBT) on its opening night last March 12, who among us enjoying the jukebox musical about the birth of rock ‘n’ roll, would have imagined... Read more »

Sleepy Hollow High School Radio Station Gives a Voice to Students 

Sleepy Hollow High School students went back in time when they recreated H.G. Wells classic “The War of the Worlds” on Sleepyhollowradio.com. The new BMI licensed radio station, which facilitates copyright compliance,... Read more »

This Young Man with a French Horn Shaw Is Good

While the Covid pandemic has been more than trying for most people, Ossining resident Marcus Shaw has made the best of his time during the past several months perfecting his skills as a French horn musician.  In November, he had the rare privilege of... Read more »