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Artist in Residence: Mario Moroni – Work In Progress Showing

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

Join us Sep 27 @ 11:45am via Facebook LIVE for a work in progress showing by poet, Mario Moroni, during his residency at Bethany Arts Community. View on Facebook LIVE This performance is an evocative, immersive, poetry reading experience.  The first part entitled “Ballads of Maine” is a traditional reading with the support a microphone that […]

Collaborations: Words & Images” an Online Talk with Jill Kiefer, Ph.D.

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

Join us Friday, April 9th at 7:30 PM via Zoom for "Collaborations: Words & Images" – an Online Talk with JILL KIEFER, Ph.D. Register During this talk we’ll be taking a look at some significant collaborations between wordsmiths and painters—from medieval times to the present day. In addition to illuminated manuscripts and bestiaries, we’ll have […]

Poetry Reading & Talk: An Interpretation of the Real: Poetry & Photography

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

Poetry Reading & Talk: An Interpretation of the Real: Poetry & Photography Register for Webinar April 18th from 1:00pm - 2:30pm "Photography is the art of the image while the work of many poems is to render images from the raw material of language. Both forms can also seek to find the essence of a […]

Poet In Residence: Generative ars poetica workshop with Pichchenda Bao

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

Generative ars poetica workshop with Poet in Residence, Pichchenda Bao  April 28, 6 - 8 PM  8 Seats (registrants) Location: Bethany Arts Community – Performance Space (back-up plan will be virtual using Zoom) Masks, social distancing and healthcheck all required)  Register Recommended Donation $20 Donate In this workshop we will explore the impulse to create and the ways in which we may recognize and […]

Poets in Residence: Poetry Reading

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

Poetry reading with poets in residence: Pichchenda (Chanda) Bao, Nicole Callihan, Jacob Goldwasser, Erika Meitner, Jason Schneiderman, and Rachael Phillips Shapiro. Watch the Poetry Reading Replay! In recognition of the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Month, Bethany Arts Community is offering our first ever residency focused on poetry. Join us for readings from these talented […]

“Here To See You” Reading and Generative Poetry Workshop with Poet, Jenny Browne

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

Jenny Browne will be reading an excerpt of from her sequence of experimental ekphrastic poems “Here To See You”. Jenny will then be conducting a generative poetry workshop is open to all experience levels and will introduce participants to ekphrasis (writing in response to other works of art) as well as provide some hands-on tips […]

ARTIST CALL: BAC April 2022 Poetry Residency

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

Bethany Arts Community offers residencies to emerging and established artists for the development of both new works and works in progress. APPLY NOW! For the Poetry Residency we encourage applications from individual poets as well as poet/artist pairs. Poet/Artist pairs must consist of one poet and another artist in any medium. Poet/Artist pairs must apply […]

Paint and Poetry Jam

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

Join us as we witness two artists bring each other’s works to life. Spoken word artists will share their work while the paint artist creates a piece inspired by the works of the Spoken Word Artist. Artists: Terrie Bentley, Paint Artist, Tamarah Bridgewater, Paint Artist; Andrew Bazemore, Spoken Word Artist; Tanai Goldwire, Spoken Word Artist; […]

Poets in Residence: Poetry Reading

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

2022 Poets in Residence Poetry Reading April 8 at 7pm REGISTER Bethany Arts Community presents our 2nd annual poetry residency. Honoring the deep and long connection between the arts and poetry, where artists have inspired poets, poets have inspired artists, and the two have created hand in hand, we are pleased to welcome these poets […]

Poetry Slam with Art In The Basin

Join us Saturday, September 10, 2022 5-7PM for a competitive arts event in the Garden of Peace & Love at Bethany Arts Community in Ossining, NY. Enjoy beautiful nature scenes and art with contemporary poets in heated elimination rounds of spoken word. REGISTER This program is a collaboration between Bethany Arts Community and Art In […]

Artist in Residence: Monalisa Gharavi Language Pieces Workshop

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

Participants are invited to grapple with language as matter and material, and in sustained artistic lineages. How does language fizz, slip, crack, and sparkle with material presence? Beyond traditional genres of creative writing, how do language forms vex the ways we have taken authorship and audience as understood positions? Our explorations will open toward ways […]

Artist in Residence: Sarah Heady On Found Texts and the Poetics of Place Reading & Talk

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

Sarah Heady will read from her newest book of poems, COMFORT (Spuyten Duyvil Publishing, 2022), a meditation on female solitude, agency, and relationship set on the prairies of the American West. COMFORT braids together found language from historical texts, including rural women’s magazines of the 1910s and 1920s and “booster” documents extolling the virtues of […]

Artist in Residence: Kyle Marshall and Company – Poetry, Sound and Motion Showing and Q&A

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

Kyle Marshall Choreography will be doing a showing of the Alice Coltrane/poetry project and initial ideas for the body rhythm/sound technology collaboration with the greater community. After the showing, there will be Q & A for the audience to offer them time to learn more about the work they are developing and express their thoughts […]

Call for Poets! 

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

Call for Poets! Submit an Application: SUBMIT Application Deadline: January 3, 2023 at 11:59 PM EST Notifications: February 3, 2023 In recognition of the 27th anniversary of National Poetry Month in April 2023, Bethany Arts Community (BAC) in Ossining, NY is offering its third annual residency focused on poetry.   Bethany Arts Community designs its residencies […]

Poetry Reading with BAC Residency Alumni Emily Hockaday & Nicole Callihan

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

Join us November 19, 2022 3-5 PM  as we welcome back 2022 & 2021 BAC Poetry Residency Alumni Emily Hockaday and Nicole Callihan for an afternoon of poetry reading and Q&A. Featuring excerpts from Hockaday’s first full-length collection, Naming The Ghost and Callihan’s upcoming 2023 release, This Strange Garment.  Artist Biographies:  Emily Hockaday’s first full-length […]

Recurring

Poetry Workshop Series: Metaphor Mapping

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

Register Adult Register Student Date and Time of Class: Tuesday, November 22 & 29, 6-8 PM Ages: Open to all ages over 16 Cost: $40 Adults &  $20 Students only Instructor: KM Smith TECHNIQUE DEVELOPMENT: Highly engaging, eliminates writer's blocks, great for crisp imagery, and effective symbolism. Materials Required: Feel free to bring a laptop, […]

Student Event: An Interactive Poetry Reading with Pace University Writing & Cultural Studies students 

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

An Interactive Poetry Reading with Pace University Writing & Cultural Studies students  Tuesday, April 4th 4-6pm (not open to the public) As the Community Program component of their residency, BAC's poets-in-residence will facilitate an interactive poetry reading with Pace University students from the Writing & Cultural Studies Department at the Dyson College of Arts and […]

Public Event: Where are you tender?: An Interactive Poetry Reading

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

We invite you to listen and respond, to explore your own tenderness through writing and play. Join BAC’s 2023 poets-in-residence for an interactive poetry reading on Friday, April 7th at 7pm. The evening will include poetry readings, an interactive activity, and a Q&A. Date and Time: Friday, April 7, 2023 7-9:00 PM Tickets: Free with registration

Free

Recurring

Open Book Spoken Word with New Era Creative Space

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

REGISTER FOR OPEN MIC Third Sundays, March 19, April 16, May 21, June 18, 2023 3-4:30PM NECS invites you to our monthly Spoken Word Event. We'll have a poetry writing workshop for the first half hour, after which participants will be invited to present their poetry in an open mic fashion. If anyone wishes to […]

POSTPONED, NEW DATE TBA: Poetry Slam 2023

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

Postponed, new date TBA due to weather and travel concerns. Stay tuned for more information on our Poetry Slam! Join us for a competitive arts event in the Garden of Peace & Love at Bethany Arts Community in Ossining, NY. Enjoy beautiful nature scenes and art with contemporary poets in heated elimination rounds of spoken […]

$10.00

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 […]

Free

Call for Poets! Poetry Residency 2024 Applications Open

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

Call for Poets! To apply, see our Submittable page: https://bethanyarts.submittable.com/submit  In recognition of the 28th anniversary of National Poetry Month in April 2024, Bethany Arts Community (BAC) in Ossining, NY is offering its fourth annual residency focused on poetry. Bethany Arts Community designs its residencies to allow artists to enjoy an environment where artists from […]

Call for Emerging Artists! Emerging Artist Fellowship 2024 Applications Open

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

Call for Emerging Artists! To apply, see our Submittable page: https://bethanyarts.submittable.com/submit In 2022, Bethany Arts Community (BAC) identified the need and opportunity to support a longer-term fellowship specifically for emerging artists ages 21+. In 2024, BAC welcomes their Emerging Artist Fellowship, running in two cohorts from May 2 to September 2, 2024 and July 8 […]

Open Mic @ Hudson Valley Books for Humanity

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

Title: Open Mic Date & Time: Friday, February 9, 2024 7:30PM Location: Hudson Valley Books for Humanity, 67 Central Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562 Join Hudson Valley Books for Humanity and Bethany Arts Community for our monthly Poetry/Spoken Word/Music Open Mic. Come on by to HV Books for Humanity this month - or any second Friday […]

Open Mic @ Hudson Valley Books for Humanity

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

Title: Open Mic Date & Time: Friday, March 8, 2024 7:30PM Location: Hudson Valley Books for Humanity, 67 Central Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562 Join Hudson Valley Books for Humanity and Bethany Arts Community for our monthly Poetry/Spoken Word/Music Open Mic. Come on by to HV Books for Humanity this month - or any second Friday […]

Open Mic: Poetry Month Edition with Special Guest Host Westchester Poet Laureate Phylisha Villanueva

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

Title: Open Mic: Celebrating Poetry Month with Special Guest Host Westchester Poet Laureate Phylisha Villanueva Date & Time: Friday, April 12, 2024 7:30PM Location: Bethany Arts Community, 40 Somerstown Road, Ossining, NY 10562 *Please note, this month's open mic will take place at Bethany Arts Community. Tickets: $10 In Advance / $15 At Door All […]

Free – $10.00

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 […]

Free

Who Cares? (s)mother stories, songs, & open mic

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

Title: Who Cares? (s)mother stories, songs, & open mic Date & Time: Friday, May 10, 2024 7:30PM Location: Hudson Valley Books for Humanity, 67 Central Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562 Register Here! Join Hudson Valley Books for Humanity and Bethany Arts Community for our monthly Poetry/Spoken Word/Music Open Mic. Come on by to HV Books for […]

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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