ArtsWestchester Awards 60 “Arts Alive” Grants Totaling $105,000

ArtsWestchester today presented 60 “Arts Alive” grants totaling $105,000 to help fund more arts workshops, free concerts, theater performances, children’s murals, film festivals and much more throughout Westchester and Rockland counties. Administered... Read more »

Greenburgh and the Arts

Greenburgh has a rich artistic culture and history. Below are the stories of a few notable artists who either currently live in Greenburgh, lived here in the past, or were born here.... Read more »
Bethany Arts Council

Ossining’s Bethany Arts Community Receives Grants from NYS Council on the Arts

Bethany Arts Community ( BAC ), a new 44,000 sq. ft. multi-arts space just completing its first year of operations, received $202,347 in funding from the New York State Council on the... Read more »

My Westchester: Nick Bruel and Esmerelda

In this issue we’re launching a new column, My Westchester, a Q&A featuring some of our more high-profile neighbors in the River Towns. Turn to page 15 for the first in the... Read more »

Why Pair Wine with Your Meal?

For centuries Europeans from wine growing regions such as Italy, France and Spain have been drinking wine every day with their lunch and dinner. Wine is almost a food group in these... Read more »

Life in the Woods Debuts at Washington Irving in Tarrytown

Washington Irving fourth and fifth-graders explored the themes of kindness, acceptance and consciousness in an original musical revue called Life in the Woods, inspired by Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods and Disney’s... Read more »

International Film Festival Coming to Sleepy Hollow

It’s October. It’s Sleepy Hollow. It’s the setting, each year, for one of the most historically spooky Halloweens in all of the US.    But now, in 2019, it’s even more. The River Journal can exclusively announce... Read more »

Irvington High School Musicians Holiday Performance at MetLife Building

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

An Artful New Year’s Resolution We Can All Keep

When pondering New Year’s Resolutions, we’d like to suggest a new type of goal setting. We recommend building visits to local art galleries into your 2019 calendar. How will such planning lead... Read more »