Music Soothes the Soul and Rocks Your Social Skills

Did you know that learning an instrument has been proven more effective in sharpening abstract reasoning skills in children than teaching them computer skills? Yet we spend hours glued to those stress-inducing... Read more »

Puppet Show Helps Irvington’s Main Street School Students Celebrate Differences  

A special musical puppet show, Addy and Uno, highlighting characters with disabilities and stressing the importance of inclusion, entertained fourth and fifth graders at Main Street School on December 12.  “The play is about being brave... Read more »

Business Spotlight – Creating Cherished Memories for River Town Families 

When Tarrytown resident Oleksandra Stelmah arrived from Ukraine as a teenager, she chose a typical path of someone trying to improve their life in the United States. After earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees in... Read more »

An Opportunity to Release the Creative You

If your 2020 Near Year’s resolution is finally to take that art class you’ve always promised yourself, there’s good news. Just off Main Street in Tarrytown, an inviting new business has opened up offering all manner of drawing and... Read more »

Local Artist Donates Proceeds to Make-A-Wish Foundation 

Ashna Rastogi, a twelve-year-old artist from Briarcliff Manor, NY, has always loved to express herself through artwork. Ashna finds her inspiration within nature, as well as outer-space and its galaxies. Conveying themes of friendship and... Read more »

Local Teen Rock Band Connects with Jewish Musicians from Around the Globe

The Shames JCC on the Hudson in Tarrytown, NY was awarded a generous Ignition Grant from the Covenant Foundation to kickstart a new music education program for teens aimed at encouraging Jewish... Read more »

Teatown and Ossining Public Library Team Up to Show Exclusive Free Screening of Bird of Prey

The film screening is part of the lead-up to the Teatown Hudson River EagleFest. Teatown has teamed up with the Ossining Public Library for a free screening of the Cornell Lab of... Read more »

Irvington High School Students Kick-Off Holidays with Metlife Building Performance

The Irvington High School Wind Ensemble and Chorale performed holiday classics during the annual Bernard Kaplan Memorial Music Program Concert Series, held in the main lobby of the MetLife Building in New... Read more »

Local Kids to Perform in Urinetown at Tarrytown Music Hall

The Random Farms Kids’ Theater will present Urinetown at The Tarrytown Music Hall, January 24 – 26, 2020. This award-winning musical has an approximate running time of 2 hours. In a Gotham-like city,... Read more »

Books for All the Readers on Your List – A Rabbit-Fire List 

Hoppy Holidays! We bunnies have our winter book and holiday gift ideas ready. So let’s hop right to it. You don’t need to be a music fan to love the one and only... Read more »