SALUTE is a non-profit organization, established in 1974, to recognize, support and celebrate the efforts of women in the arts. We do this by exhibiting members’ work throughout the year in as many venues as possible. SALUTE artists represent an array of the visual arts: oil, acrylic, and watercolor painters; photographers, portraiture artists; artists whose medium is craypas and charcoal as well as collagists. Exhibition Runs Through November 14th. Click HERE for more information.
The opening gala concert of Sparkill Concert Series 2018-19 season will truly be a one of a kind experience. For the first time in the history of Sparkill Concert Series, not two hands, not even four, but six hands and not on one piano, but on two magnificent Grands. Three illustrious Russian pianists - Vassily Primakov, Natalia Lavrova and Oxana Mikhailoff will open the season. There will be an opening reception, a performance and a dinner following the concert. Click HERE for more information.
The Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library presents a Book Talk by Margaret Winslow with a special guest appearance by Caleb the donkey, weather permitting. Join us Sunday, November 11 at 2 pm for Smart Ass: How a Donkey Challenged Me to Accept His True Nature & Rediscover My Own. Margaret Winslow is an award-winning local author of travel memoirs: Over My Head: Journeys in Leaky Boats from the Strait of Magellan to Cape Horn and Beyond and The Cusp of Dreadfulness. Click here for more info.
Leonard Bernstein's daughter, Jamie Bernstein, discusses her new book, Famous Father Girl. In addition, world-class classical pianist Lara Downes will play music by Mr. Bernstein. Ms. Bernstein's book and Ms. Downes CDs will be available for purchase and signing. Click HERE for more information.
Screening of The Shining (1980) [R] 2hr 26min
Join us for our October film when things get a little creepy for Halloween with this horror classic. "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy," so have some fun and take in a fall flick at the Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library.
We've read and discussed the book. Now join us for a screening of the 1981 film adaptation of Thomas Berger's novel Neighbors followed by a brief group discussion of reactions to the film, comparison and contrast with the book, etc.
Meet the artist Carole P. Kunstadt at a reception for her exhibit “Scripted”, a solo exhibition featuring selections from Kunstadt’s Sacred Poem and Markings Series, a vehicle for the exploration of life’s vulnerabilities, an expression of gratitude and a platform for sanctity, contemplation and playfulness.
Charles Yassky and friends perform chamber music for clarinet, strings and piano by Neely Bruce, Roger Király, Jordan Dykstra and W.A.Mozart in a remembrance of Danny Klein. Performers are Charles Yassky, clarinet, Neely Bruce, piano and the West End String Quartet. The program will conclude with the Quintet for Clarinet and Strings, K. 581 by Mozart, a piece written for the clarinet shortly after the instrument was invented and still one of the most revered and widely performed works for clarinet and strings. The kind, caring, and courageous Danny Klein was a snowboarder, musician, and beloved young man who also happened to have Asperger’s Disorder. Click HERE for more information.
This talk will examine author Thomas Berger’s life and his time in Piermont, while placing Neighbors in context of both time and place – evaluating its relevance today and its place in a modern canon of social reflection. Join us for this village-wide reading event.
For the month of September, the Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library presents What Lies Before Us: New Paintings by Dan Lukens. An artist's reception will take place on Sunday, September 16th from 2 - 4 p.m. The reception will coincide with Piermont's Art in the Park. All are welcome. For more info visit: danlukensart.com or piermontlibrary.org
Meet in the Parking lot behind Confetti's Restaurant, 200 Ash Street, Piermont, NY. Richard Esnard of the Piermont Historical Society will lead a walk through the birthplace of Piermont.
BRiDGES: Advancing Autonomy for People with Disabilities
Thursday, September 6, 11 am – 2pm
A representative from BRiDGES of Rockland County will be on site at the Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library to distribute information and answer questions about BRiDGES services. BRiDGES is a community-based peer-driven, cross-disability, not-for-profit organization dedicated to advocacy and providing services on behalf of people with disabilities.
The Turning Point & Piermont Police Athletic League host a Music Festival to Benefit The Piermont Police Athletic League. Performers will be Old Number 7 Band, Adam Falcon Band, KJ Denhert Band, and Prof Louie and the Crowmatix. Admission $20 (Kids 12 and under are free). Food and Beverages available bring your blankets and lawn chairs for an afternoon of Americana music. This is an alcohol-free afternoon. Click HERE for directions, ordering tickets, and information about the artists.