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WHCC’s Bollywood Dance & Acting Class

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Dance and Acting Class presented by WHCC Arts Program

Bollywood Dance & Introduction to Acting I workshop

 

“No one speaks the language of Cultures better than World Heritage Cultural Center and nothing can capture the imagination more than telling great stories through the Arts.” Sattie Persaud – Founder of WHCC www.mywhcc.org

At World Heritage Cultural Center our mission is to create a common ground where any culture in the world can come and celebrate their way of life through the arts and food; while making a positive impact through knowledge & charity.

WHCC is proud to present for the first time in Brewster NY a Bollywood Dance & Introduction to Acting I workshop for 4 Sundays in April 2018. This class is for beginners or experienced members. A unique way to get people to learn about a different culture through dance and get fired up for acting right after.  Bollywood Dance is a beautiful blend of dances from around the World.

WHCC’s esteemed Board Members Anindita Nanda (Bollywood Dance) and Victor Cruz (Acting) will be teaching the classes in Brewster NY.

Anindita Nanda a danseuse par excellence is a rare combination of dancer, classical vocalist, choreographer, teacher & scholar. Anindita travels internationally and is a globally celebrated Master Artist in her field.

Victor Cruz is an American Actor, Comedian, Producer, Director, Writer and Teacher. Some Film and TV credits include HBO’s The Sopranos, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Annie, The Other Woman, The Humbling, Gotham, Blue Bloods, Law & Order, NBC’s The Blacklist and now filming The Good Cop coming to NetFlix.

For the past decade World Heritage Cultural Center (WHCC) has honored its mission with 226 Multicultural Concerts in NY, NJ, CT, PA, DC, CH, Dallas, Denver, Atlanta, SF, SD and LA.  WHCC works with over 570 plus cultural groups across the United States, multiple foreign embassies and tourism boards and is among leaders breaking down barriers through the Arts. Throughout our journey, so far, WHCC has formed relationships with scholars and leaders in their fields in all different cultural Arts! Part of our mission is to create a multicultural academic of excellence in classes, workshops, courses of the Arts at our World Heritage Cultural Centers.

For more information on classes, please contact info@mywhcc.org or call 845.282.3479

Cost:  Introduction classes on April 8th 2018 of $20 each.

April 15th, 22nd, 29th Dance Class is $20 and Acting Class is $45 (discounted from $125 courtesy of WHCC).

Where:  Studio Around The Corner, 67 Main St, Suite 101, Brewster, NY

RSVP:  Online, call (845) 282-3479, or email info@mywhcc.org

RSVP to info@mywhcc.org and pay in advance at
http://www.mywhcc.org/donate-vision-2018/
For more information on this and other Cultural Arts Coalition events, visit: www.CulturalArtsCo.com, call (845) 363 – 8330, email info@culturalartsco.com or find us on Facebook at “Cultural Arts Coalition”.

Cultural Arts Coalition and Studio Around the Corner
67 Main Street, Suite 101, Brewster, NY 10509

(845) 363-8330

www.CulturalArtsCo.com

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About The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition

The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating and sustaining cultural arts within the Town of Southeast and its surrounding region. TOSCAC was established as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation in August 2010 with the purpose, as detailed in the incorporation papers, “… to promote and raise funds for the development and effective management of affordable, accessible performance space that will provide citizens of the Town of Southeast opportunities to participate in and appreciate cultural arts, including lectures, theater, dance, film, music, visual arts, and inclusive community events.” 

Our current focus is the renovation of the Southeast Old Town Hall, a historic landmark within the Village of Brewster and a perfect venue to serve as a cultural hub. The Old Town Hall has been described as a “Jewel in the Center of Brewster” and its renovation will help foster the revitalization of downtown Brewster.

 

March 28, 2018 |

Small Business and Employment Opportunity Fair

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Small Business and Employment Opportunity Fair (Save the Date)
May 23, 2018 8:00 AM – 12:00PM
Mercy College Yorktown Campus
Yorktown, New York 10598

 

Join us for a continental breakfast and mingle with key members of our business community, local and county government officials, not for profits and more.

Topics include:
Local and County Economic Development
Importance of Small Businesses and Women and Minority owned businesses
Buyer Diversity and Employment Opportunity Programs
Marketing and Branding Presentation and Panel Discussion
Series of 2-minute Elevator Pitches (submit your pitch to yorktownsba@optonline.net)

Reservations required, seating limited, reserve early, display tables available (free to members, $50.00 for non-members) www.yorktownsba.com

For additional information contact Bob Giordano
914-874-4347 or Yorktownsba@optonline.net

Yorktown Small Business Association

March 26, 2018 |

Yoga Teachers Association to Host a Journey Through the Koshas

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Yoga Teachers Association of the Hudson Valley is thrilled to host “A Magical Mystery Tour of Yoga Through the Koshas” with Priti Robyn Ross, which will take place on Saturday, May 12, at Club Fit in Briarcliff Manor, NY.

Join Priti on this experiential journey into yoga asana through the lens of the five layers of the body known as the Koshas: Anamaya (physical body), Pranamaya (prana, breath, and energy body), Manomaya (mind and emotional body), Vijnanamaya (witness body), and Anandamaya (the bliss body). Participants will leave with an understanding that will enrich self-discovery, deepen yoga practice, and broaden teaching skills.

Priti Robyn Ross, E-RYT 500, is a wellness educator and international workshop leader and has taught yoga for more than 25 years. Codirector of four nationally certified yoga teacher trainings and founder of the evolutionary Pranotthan School of Yoga, Priti shares her skills in science and spirit with a boundless passion for the transformative power of yoga with depth, heart, and accessibility. Learn more at LifeAsYoga.com.

The workshop will be held at the Yoga Studio at Club Fit, 584 North State Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510, on Saturday, May 12, from 1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. The cost is $45 for YTA members and $65 for nonmembers who register in advance; $55 and $75 at the door. Preregistration is requested at ytayoga.com. Ample parking is available. Participants should bring a yoga mat and plan to arrive early to check in and set up. For more information, contact Audrey Brooks at ytapresident@gmail.com or 914-582-7816.

YTA’s 2017–2018 program year will end on June 30 with “Celebrating Life at Nearly 100!” with Tao Porchon-Lynch. The 2018–19 season will launch on September 22 with “Light on Ganesha, Remover of Obstacles” with Todd Norian, followed by “Pelvic Power” with Christa Rypins on October 13.

Yoga Teachers Association (YTA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that has been providing affordable continuing education for yoga teachers and committed students since 1979. Membership and workshops are open to studio owners, yoga teachers and individual practitioners. Membership dues and additional contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. Visit us at ytayoga.com

March 21, 2018 |

Molinaro Set to Speak at March Breakfast

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Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro will be the keynote speaker at the Chamber’s March Contact Breakfast. Molinaro will be updating membership on strategic economic development projects in the works for Dutchess County, as well as answering relevant questions pertaining to the business community.

The event will be held on Wednesday, March 21 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel & Conference Center. Chamber members and guests can register at dcrcoc.org or call 845-454-1700 ext. 1000. Tickets are $25 for members, and $35 for non-members. Payment in advance is required in order to expedite the check-in process. Cancellations less than 24-hours from the event and no-shows will be charged the full ticket price.

Marshall & Sterling proudly sponsors the March Contact Breakfast. Now in its 154th year in business, Marshall & Sterling is a full service insurance and risk management agency headquartered in Poughkeepsie, with a total of 24 branch offices – and over 450 employees – throughout New York, Michigan, Virginia, Florida, California and the US Virgin Islands in the Caribbean.

Founded in 1864, Marshall & Sterling Insurance is currently ranked the 33rd largest independent insurance agency among more than 40,000 privately held insurance agencies nationwide. They are proud to be one of the founding members of the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce. For more information, visit marshallsterling.com.

Attendees are asked to please bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Workforce Development Center.

March 14, 2018 |

MidHudson Adirondack Mountain Club Outings Schedule

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MHADK OUTINGS SCHEDULE APRIL 2018
(If changes/additions to these hikes occur, they will be found on the website:  www.MidHudsonADK.org )
MID-WEEK HIKES – The leaders offer hikes of varying difficulty to different areas of the Mid-Hudson Valley.  Hikes may be followed by a stop for refreshments.  Leaders: Ginny Fauci, gefauci@gmail.com  845-399-2170 or Lalita Malik, Lalitamalik@aol.com  (845) 592-0204. They will be held every Thursday, weather permitting.
HARRIMAN DOG-FRIENDLY HIKES – Susan Sterngold and her dogs lead hikes every day in Harriman.  Dogs will be on all the hikes and you’re welcome to bring yours.  Hikes are scheduled a few days ahead of time.  You must join ADK to be notified of these hikes.
2018 KAYAK PRESENTATIONS AT HUDSON VALLEY LIBRARIES 
(Dates/Times listed in the schedule below)
How to Get Started Kayaking program by Don Urmston.
All ADK members are welcome to attend and volunteers are needed to help carry gear and promote the ADK (no kayaking experience needed!)  Contact: Don Urmston at mrurmston@gmail.com
Thurs, Apr 5 – How to Get Started Kayaking program by Don Urmston mrurmston@gmail.com
6:30pm East Fishkill Library 348 Route 376, Hopewell Junction, NY
Fri, Apr 6 – Hike Ferncliff Forest Preserve in Rhinebeck to the Fire Tower. Easy approx 3 miles, some small hills.  Possible wet areas.  Spectacular view of the Hudson River, Catskill Mts, Connecticut and Massachusetts from the Tower.
Leader:  Carla Barrett barrettinclinton@gmail.com or 315 527-8478.
Start at 10AM. Approximately 1.5 hours with stop for viewing.  Confirm with Leader.  Meet at parking area.  Address is 68 Mt Rutsen Rd, Rhinebeck, NY 12572. Close to village so lunch, shopping and art galleries are handy.  Or go on to Poet’s Walk nearby for a picnic lunch with a view (1 mile RT).  Bring water, snacks, lunch, proper clothing and footwear.
Sat, Apr 7 – How to Get Started Kayaking program by Don Urmston mrurmston@gmail.com
1:00pm Pine Plains Free Library 7775 South Main, Pine Plains, NY 12567
Sat, Apr 7 – Stony Kill Farm Walk.   Route 9D, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
Leader: Sayi Nulu 845-264-2270 or sayinulu@yahoo.com
Meet at 2PM in front of visitor center Manor House.  We will take a leisurely walk in the Stony Kill farm and visit barn animals.  It would be 2 to 3 hour walk/hike.  After a short 0.5 mile wood land trail we will carpool to go to Red Schoolhouse Road and walk the 2 mile Sierra Trail.
Sat. April 7 – Fahnestock State Park hike, Cold Spring.  Approx 8 miles, moderately strenuous.
Leader: Georgette Weir, georgette.weir@gmail.com
Bring water, snacks, lunch, proper clothing and footwear. Contact leader for meet time. We will start from Hubbard Lodge on Route 9, Cold Spring and hike up School Mountain Road (a woods road), turn left onto Hubbard Loop, then back onto School Mountain Road to East Mountain Loop. We will climb East Mountain (about 400 feet elevation gain), come down and cross School Mountain Road to Perkins Trail, then turn off onto the Fahnestock Trail, heading south over Round Hill and back. Bad weather will cancel.
Sun, Apr 8 – How to Get Started Kayaking program by Don Urmston mrurmston@gmail.com
12:30pm Gardiner Library 133 Farmer’s Tpke, Gardiner NY 12525
Sun, Apr 8 – Innisfree gardens, 362 Tyrrel Rd, Millbrook, NY 12545 Easy Hike 3 miles
Leader: Annette Caruso annettecrs@gmail.com or 845-891-3361
Meet at 11 am for an easy hike/walk to explore the gardens.  Bring a picnic lunch.
Contact leader to confirm. Rain cancels.
Thurs, Apr 12 – How to Get Started Kayaking program by Don Urmston mrurmston@gmail.com
6:00pm Albert Wisner Public Library, 1 McFarland Dr, Warwick, NY 10990
Sat, Apr 14 – Harriman Circular- 8-10 moderately paced hilly miles W/hills,  located near Tuxedo Park
Leader: Marty Carp 845-255-0531 martymcarp@gmail.com
Meet at the Elk Pen parking lot in the Arden section of Harriman at 9:30 AM
We will use the White Bar to pop some Bottle Caps, round Cape Horn, and Ship Rock thru The Lemon Squeeze.  Confirm with leader and get directions.  Joint with Mohonk Preserve.  Bring water, snacks, lunch, wear proper clothing and footwear.
Sun, Apr 15 –Minnewaska State Park Ramble   9-10 moderately paced difficult hike w/a short scramble near 5281 Route 44-55, Kerhonkson, NY 12446
Leaders:  Ginny Fauci 845-399-2170 gefauci@gmail.com , Lalita Malik 845-724-5786 LalitaMalik@aol.com
Meet at Jenny Lane parking lot on Rt. 44/55 at 9:30 AM.  We will take the Shawangunk Ridge Trail (Jenny Lane) to Lake Awosting.  After enjoying the view, we will take Hamilton Carriageway to a short rock scramble up to Castle Point Carriageway.  We will hike to Awosting  parking lot via Blueberry Run trail and  Mossy Glen and continue on SRT (Wawarsing Tpk) to return to Jenny Lane parking.   Confirm with leaders.  Joint with Mohonk Preserve.  Bring water, snacks, lunch, wear proper clothing and footwear.
Wed, Apr 18 – How to Get Started Kayaking program by Don Urmston mrurmston@gmail.com
6:00pm Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave, Saugerties, NY 12477
Sat, Apr 21 – Paddle Lake Lillinonah (Housatonic R.) to Lover’s Leap, Western CT (12 miles+/-, quiet water w/ some mild quickwater)
Leader: Russ Faller 845-297-5126 (before 9:30 PM) or russoutdoors@yahoo.com
Grab your lover and paddle with us to the romantic, but tragic, Lover’s Leap.  No; we won’t jump!  We’ll just paddle to it and climb to the top to see why this place attracts so many broken hearts.  I’m told it’s a spectacular point of interest – a gorge, a river, and dramatic views.  A place where spurned lovers opt for dramatic acts.  WARNING: If you’ve been spurned recently, I’m not responsible for your actions.  Paddling distance is 12+/- miles; hike is short, but steep.  Bring water shoes & comfortable walking shoes, lunch, water, your paddling gear & boat (canoe or kayak).  PFDs required while on water.  Contact leader by 4/18 for meeting time/place.
Saturday, April 21 – South Taconic Ridge traversée, approx. 6 miles (9 miles if extended) Difficult hike near Millerton, New York
Leader: Jean-Claude Fouéré jcfouere@gmail.com
We will hike up to South Brace Mountain and Brace Mountain, following the ridge and hike down along the Robert Brook Trail. Pending weather, group strength and interest, the hike may be extended a couple of miles to Alander Mountain for a total of approximately 9 miles.
Refer to Trail Conference South Taconic Trails map #107. Contact leader for meeting time and place, and car shuttle.  Bring water, snacks, lunch, wear proper clothing and footwear.
Sat, Apr 21 – Earth Day Celebration 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Hyde Park, NY
ADK Contact:  Salley Decker sadecker2002@yahoo.com or (845) 454-4206
Activities and tips for appreciating and improving our environment. Featuring Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites/National Park Service, Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency, Hyde Park Community Garden, NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation Region 3, POK reCycle Project, and more.  https://www.nps.gov/vama/planyourvisit/calendar.htm
Sun, Apr 22 –Muscoot Farm Trail Hike, Katonah, NY. 4 miles, Moderate Hike
Leader: John Ragusa 917-692-1159 or john.ragusa@bnymellon.com
We will hike on the White and Yellow Trails of the Muscoot Farm. The 777 acre property is a late Nineteenth/early Twentieth Century farm owned by the Hopkins Family and used as their summer estate and dairy farm.  In 1967, Westchester County acquired the property and was re-named the Alfred B. DelBello Muscoot Farm.  There are more than 7 miles of trails through fields, woodlands and wetlands.
Meet at 11:00 am in the parking lot. After the hike, you can attend the Birds of Prey talk at the farm at 1:00 pm.  A small fee is required to attend.
Directions: Take I-84 East to exit 20 for I-684 South. Get off exit 6-Cross River. At end of exit ramp, make right onto NY Rt. 35 west. Go about 1 mile. At traffic light, make left onto NY Rt. 100 south.  The farm is 1 mile on the right.  Contact Leader if interested or if you wish to carpool.
Thurs, Apr 26 – How to Get Started Kayaking program by Don Urmston mrurmston@gmail.com
6:00pm Middletown (Thrall) Library, 11 Depot St, Middletown, NY 10940
Fri, Apr 27, 6:15 pm – Sun, Apr 29, 5:00 pm – Backpack the Appalachian Trail in Connecticut: St. Johns Ledges
Leader:  Russ Faller 845-297-5126 before 9:30 PM RussOutdoors@yahoo.com
Get out and explore 22 miles of the Appalachian Trail in Connecticut.  It’s really beautiful.  You’ll walk the longest river-walk (5 mi.) of the entire AT along the gorgeous Housatonic River.  Photo the very scenic “Great Bend” of the Housatonic.  Touch the largest big-tooth Aspen in CT.  Marvel at the fabulous views from St. Johns Ledges.  Then enjoy many more views from other locations.  There are 10 jaw-dropping viewpoints along this route.  Each day we’ll hike 10.5 miles at a moderate pace and slow on ascents.  There will be some steep climbs, but also 5 miles of flat trail along the river.  All participants should have recent backpacking experience and be in good physical shape.  We’ll meet in western Connecticut near Gaylordsville at 6:15 PM, complete a car shuttle, and then hike about 1.5 miles up a steep slope to a tent site.  No campfires are permitted in Connecticut.  Registration is required.  Contact leader for additional information.  Joint with AMC.
Sat, Apr 28 – Bontcou Crag 8-10 moderately paced, difficult scrambling miles near New Paltz, NY
Leader: Marty Carp 845-255-0531 martymcarp@gmail.com
Visit The Crag via the old and under used Northeast Trail.  The up and down scramble is optional .If the rocks are wet, the route will be modified.  Confirm with leader.
Meet at the Mohonk Preserves Pine Road parking lot at 10 AM off of Butterville Road.  $15 day fee or Mohonk membership.  Joint with Mohonk Preserve
March 12, 2018 |

Music Cottage Holds Instructor Showcase Fundraiser

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The Music Cottage Holds Instructor Showcase Fundraiser for Old Town Hall Theater

 

Instructors from Brewster Music Cottage will treat their students and the community to an Instructor Showcase on Sunday, March 18th at 2:00 pm at Studio Around the Corner 67 Main Street, Brewster, NY.

Performing Instructors:

Angeline Brown

Emily Frederick

Joshua Kinney

Joe Krzyzewski

George Krzyzewski

Daniel Rabinaw

Special Guests: Advanced Rock Intensive Students!

This is a family-friendly concert and a fundraiser for the renovation of the Old Town Hall Theater in Brewster. Suggested donation is $10/person or $20/family. Please RSVP to Lauren at 845.363.1456.

For more information on Cultural Arts Coalition events, visit: www.CulturalArtsCo.com, call (845) 363 – 8330, email info@culturalartsco.com or find us on Facebook at Cultural Arts Coalition.

Cultural Arts Coalition and Studio Around the Corner, 67 Main Street, Suite 101, Brewster, NY 10509

(845) 363-8330

www.CulturalArtsCo.com

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About The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition

The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating and sustaining cultural arts within the Town of Southeast and its surrounding region. TOSCAC was established as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation in August 2010 with the purpose, as detailed in the incorporation papers, … to promote and raise funds for the development and effective management of affordable, accessible performance space that will provide citizens of the Town of Southeast opportunities to participate in and appreciate cultural arts, including lectures, theater, dance, film, music, visual arts, and inclusive community events.¨Our current focus is the renovation of the Southeast Old Town Hall, a historic landmark within the Village of Brewster and a perfect venue to serve as a cultural hub. The Old Town Hall has been described as a Jewel in the Center of Brewster and its renovation will help foster the revitalization of downtown Brewster.

 

 

 

March 9, 2018 |
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