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the feath3r theory Social Club + Live Documentary

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

the feath3r theory Social Club Date & Time: Thursday, June 15, 2023 6:30-7:30 PM the feath3r theory (TF3T) and Bethany Arts Community invite the local LGBTQ community to a closed discussion with Works and Progress Residents Raja Feather Kelly and performers Sara Gurevich, Chris Bell, Ami Gernux, Ashley Chavonne, Alex Giroux, and Amy Hoang.  Community […]

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On The Nature of Rabbits Work-In-Progress Showing & Discussion

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Title: On The Nature of Rabbits Work-In-Progress Showing & Discussion Date & Time: Friday, June 16, 6:30-8:30pm Registration Encouraged! Join us on Friday, June 16th at 6:30pm for a work-in-progress showing of Pontus Lidberg’s On the Nature of Rabbits, based on the true story of a young dancer arriving from former East Germany to Paris in […]

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Christopher Williams: Work-In-Progress Showing

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Date: Saturday, September 30, 2023 CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC: Due to the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases and the pending world premiere of this piece, BAC + the artists have decided to close "Christopher Williams Dance Work-in-Process Showing" to the public out of safety precautions. While at Bethany, Christopher is continuing his ongoing current project […]

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NEW DATE: Plein Air Drawing Workshop with BAC Young Artist Kai Liguori

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Title: Plein Air Drawing Workshop Instructor: Kai Liguori Date & Time: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2023 from 1-3PM Location: Main Garden (Map of Grounds Below) FREE COMMUNITY PROGRAM! Spots are limited, register now! In this one-day workshop, we will spend time in the charming garden at Bethany Arts Community where we will discover the practice of […]

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Anndee Hochman: Writing Workshop with Ossining High School Creative Writing Students

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Anndee Hochman: Writing Workshop with Ossining High School Creative Writing Students *Not open to the public* About Anndee Anndee Hochman is a journalist, essayist, storyteller and teaching artist. In her work, she cherishes small details and chases big questions; she asks bravely and listens deeply. She seeks surprise. She relishes contradiction. Her books include Anatomies: […]

Mariana Newhard + Dina Emerson: Theatre Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Time & Date TBD Vocal and writing workshop that will be a facsimile/sample of our process on their current project “Queen of the Nile,” at the end of which we will create a small piece together with the group. This event is a Fall Multidisciplinary Residency Community Program. As part of a residency at BAC, we […]

Get Free Friday with Artists-in-Residence Nikomeh Anderson and Melissa Ferrer Civil – New Date!

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Title: Get Free Friday Date & Time: NEW DATE! Monday, October 2, 2023 7-9PM Join BAC Fall Multidisciplinary Residents Nikomeh Anderson and Melissa Ferrer Civil for their FREE Community Program: Get Free Friday! Gather round the fire pit, find your inner freedom in community through the magic of words, conversations, music, and sharing. The spirit […]

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Sylvia Schieber: Fashion Sustainability Workshop with Ossining High School Fashion 2 Students

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Fashion Sustainability Workshop with Ossining High School Fashion 2 Students *Not open to the public* About Sylvia Sylvia (aka Maske Maiden) is a multimedia artist with a focus in mask-making. Informed by her years as a freelance fashion designer and seamstress, Sylvia’s aesthetic incorporates materials found in dressmaking and a tailor's approach to construction. With […]

Rasha Abdulhadi: Engagement with WESPAC Foundation

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Engagement with WESPAC Foundation  *Not open to the public* About Rasha Rasha Abdulhadi is a queer Palestinian Southerner disabled by Long Covid. Rasha's writing has appeared in Kweli, Poem-a-Day, Electric Lit, carte blanche, Shade Journal, Mizna, Room, Strange Horizons, and Lambda Literary and is anthologized in Essential Voices: A COVID-19 Anthology, Snaring New Suns, Unfettered […]

Screenwriting Workshop with New Era Creative Space Filmmaking Students

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Current Artist-in-Residence Margo Newman will teach a Screenwriting Workshop with New Era Creative Space Filmmaking students. About Margo Ms. Newman is an Emmy-winning Writer, Producer & Director with more than 25 years of experience in narratives, docs, film, tv, PSAs, and web. She grew up near Washington DC, steeped in museums and the arts. After […]

Cooking in the Shadows of Empire: Performance + Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Title: Cooking in the Shadows of Empire: Performance + Artist Talk Date & Time: Thursday, October 5, 2023 6 - 7PM Flutist and composer Tessa Brinckman introduces her music through performance and other media, in conversation around cultural identities (particularly as it relates to her New Zealand and South African roots), and the arts of […]

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ARToberFest: Community Crazy Quilt with Susan Lenz

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Title: Community Crazy Quilt with Susan Lenz Date & Time: At ARToberFest, Saturday, October 8, 2023 10:30AM - 4:30PM Come stitch with fiber artist Susan Lenz! Vintage household linens, lace, and other seemingly neglected old textiles will be hand-stitched together and made into a contemporary crazy quilt.  This activity is meant to give "second life" […]

ARToberFest: Hand-Crafted Memory Books with Jennella Young

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Title: Hand-Crafted Memory Books with BAC Artist-in-Residence Jennella Young Date & Time: At ARToberFest, Saturday, October 8, 2023 12PM – 3PM The goal of the workshop will be to create a space for participants to explore and share the stories, recipes, and memories that make us feel most like home.  These memories and sentiments will be […]

ARToberFest: The ATTIE Project Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Title: The ATTIE Project Workshop Date & Time: At ARToberFest! Saturday, October 8, 2023 12 - 4PM The ATTIE Project workshop is set to ignite the creative spirit of Ossining's community during ARToberfest. Guided by ATTIE's transformative principles, artist Perry Easton, invites festival-goers to embark on a journey of self-expression by painting abstract clocks. This […]

Room to Cry

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Title: Room to Cry Date & Time: Tuesday, October 10, 2023 6 - 8PM Inspired by Japanese cry-therapy workshops, Brooklyn theatre makers Siena Rafter and SRĐA invite the BAC community to a stateside crying room experience in exploration of their new play, Room to Cry. Participants will join in watching emotive movies, readings from heartfelt […]

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Congregate: Bernard Brown/bbmoves Works-in-Process Showing and Q&A

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Title: Congregate: Bernard Brown/bbmoves Works-in-Process Showing and Q&A Date & Time: Thursday, October 12, 2023 7 - 9PM Bernard Brown/bbmoves will offer a showing of “Un | Broken,” a new collaborative dance theater work, with the greater community. After the showing, there will be an opportunity for the community to ask questions about the project […]

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¡Sí es bilingüe! Bilingual Community Dance Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

¡Sí es bilingüe! Bilingual Community Dance Workshop FREE CLASS FOR ALL AGES AND LEVELS CLASE GRATUITA PARA TODAS LAS EDADES Y NIVELES WHEN/CUANDO: 10/14/2023 at 12-2PM WHERE/DONDE: Bethany Arts Community, 40 Somerstown Road, Ossining NY    Calling all people interested in exploring movement to music! Llamando a cualquier persona interesada en explorar el movimiento con […]

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“Kinetic Grace” Work-In-Progress Showing with Ryan McNamara

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Title: "Kinetic Grace" Work-In-Progress Showing Date & Time: Saturday, October 28, 2023 2-3PM Please join us as we walk you through the creation process of our piece "Kinetic Grace." This piece came out of asking ourselves, "After all these years, what do we want out of performance?" Somehow the answer to that question involves making […]

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Caged Birds Screening + Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Title: Caged Birds Screening + Workshop Date & Time: Sunday, October 29, 2023 2-4PM Come and see the screening of the Caged Birds Show: a Streetdance Theatre and TV Show birthed out of NYC. With a cast of dancers from the subways and streets who’ve been harassed or jailed, this show seeks to tell their […]

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It’s Showtime NYC! Open Rehearsal

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Title: It's Showtime NYC! Open Rehearsal Date & Time: Sunday, November 5, 2023 3-4PM It’s Showtime NYC! along with cellist/composer/bonebreaker Johnathan “Akuma" Moore will offer audiences an open rehearsal of new work-in-progress Pyramid.  Following the residency at Bethany Arts Community, the piece will be pre-premiered at Works & Process at the Guggenheim on November 9th. The sound of […]

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SOLD OUT – Open Rehearsal of ‘Black Dancing Bodies: SpeakingMyMind’ with the Ladies of Hip Hop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

SOLD OUT! Join the Ladies of Hip-Hop for an Exclusive Open Rehearsal of 'Black Dancing Bodies: SpeakingMyMind' Date & Time: Monday, January 8, 2024 6-7PM Be a part of an behind-the-scenes experience as the dynamic dance collective, Ladies of Hip-Hop, prepares for their at the highly-anticipated Works & Process at the Guggenheim world premiere of […]

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COMMUNITY PROGRAM: Imagination, Honoring History, and Reclaiming our Stories – Marginalized Voices through American Cinema and History

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Title: Workshop: Imagination, Honoring History, and Reclaiming our Stories - Marginalized Voices through American Cinema and History Date & Time: Wednesday, February 7, 2024 7:30-8:30PM Join Artist-in-Residence Kayla Farrish and the team behind "Put Away the Fire, dear" for this FREE community program! What is it to hold our own lens to see ourselves, our […]

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Praise! Exploratory Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Praise! Exploratory Workshop Date: Sunday, March 10, 2024 3-5PM Cost: FREE! Space is limited, registration required. Join Artists-in-Residence, Vincent E Thomas & Gabriel Thom Pasculli, to explore the material of Praise! as it is being developed. The performers and participants will engage in viewing and experimenting with prepared material from Praise! and in collective dialogue. […]

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House Dance Workshop & Artist Talk with Mai Lê Hô, LayeRhythm

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

House Dance Workshop & Artist Talk with Mai Lê Hô, LayeRhythm Date & Time: Saturday, March 16, 2024 1-3PM Ages: 8+ Cost: FREE! Limited space available, registration required. This class starts with a warm-up. We then learn some basics of house dance. To digest and fully integrate this vocabulary, we practice freestyle and/or choreography through […]

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On Craft: An evening with five poets

HUDSON VALLEY BOOKS FOR HUMANITY 67 Central Ave, Ossining, NY, United States

Date & Time: Friday April 26, 7:30-9PM Location: Hudson Valley Books for Humanity, 67 Central Ave, Ossining NY FREE! You are invited to…  A poetry reading and conversation with BAC Poetry Residents.    Come hear BAC Poetry Residents talk about their distinct approaches to poetry and read a few of their poems with Q&A to […]

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BAC’s First Annual Open House

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

BAC’s 1st Annual Open House Saturday May 18, 11AM-3PM Free and open to all ages, join us! Visit Bethany Arts Community during our first annual Open House! At Open House, guests will experience where creativity thrives, community blossoms, and artistic exploration knows no bounds. ALL DAY: Throughout the day, join BAC studio artists for open […]

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