Internationally Renowned Musicians Coming to JazzFest White Plains September 11-15

  The 8th annual JazzFest White Plains features an impressive lineup of internationally renowned musicians spanning a weeklong celebration of jazz, culture, and community from September 11-15, 2019. The five-day festival produced by ArtsWestchester, The City of... Read more »

Artist Spotlight: Ronnie Levine – Hooked on the River Towns 

If you take a walk down the bustling streets of Tarrytown on a nice day, chances are you will encounter Ronnie Levine. She is often found observing the vibrant people of Tarrytown as... Read more »

What Not To Miss at Pleasantville Music Festival 2019

Looking forward to Saturday’s Pleasantville Music Festival? We’re planning on a wonderful, sunny & warm July day—so here are some hints to help make the day even more fun! The full list... Read more »

County Executive George Latimer and ArtsWestchester Announce $883,000 in Arts Grants Benefiting 72 Cultural Organizations & Artists

Westchester County Executive George Latimer and the Westchester County Board of Legislators joined with ArtsWestchester to announce a list of 66 Westchester arts organizations and six artists who are the recipients of... Read more »

2019 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Program Recipients and Finalists Announced

Tarrytown Resident Rebeca Tomas Recognized for Her Work in Choreography New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced the recipients and finalists of the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Program, which it has... Read more »

7 Ideas for Weekend Day Trips Near the River Towns

As residents of the River Towns, we’re lucky enough to be a stone’s throw away from New York City. But while people usually associate the state with towering skyscrapers and luxurious buildings,... Read more »
Sleepy Hollow Film Festival

“Phantom of Winnipeg” Documentary to Make U.S. Premiere at Sleepy Hollow International Film Festival

Sleepy Hollow International Film Festival (SHIFF) announced today that the festival will feature the U.S. premiere of directors Malcolm Ingram and Sean Stanley’s Phantom of Winnipeg, a rollicking, deeply-felt love letter to... Read more »

LOCAL AUTHORS, LOCAL BOOKS: Buzzing About Honey, An Interview with Chef and Cookbook Author Suzy Scherr

The River Journal caught up with local chef and author, Suzy Scherr, to learn more about her new book The HONEY COMPANION: Natural Remedies for Health, Beauty, and Home.  What inspired you to write this book? ... Read more »

Local Authors, Local Books – Westchester County: A History

Westchester County is unique in all the world. Most of us know this, and we might even be able to cite some reasons it is unique. It’s harder to understand how it... Read more »

New David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center Will Nurture the Arts in Westchester and the World

The Pocantico Center to Adapt Historic Orangerie for Cultural and Sustainability Programming Today, The Pocantico Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF) announced plans for the creation of the David Rockefeller Creative... Read more »