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Pros(e) of Pie – True Storytelling

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Pros(e) of Pie has been the Hudson Valley’s most popular monthly storytelling series for over 4 years. The evening will feature renowned storytellers sharing their tales on this month’s theme: Inspiration.

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$15

Zoogie Boogie Fever Book Launch Party!

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Bring the kids to boogie at Bethany Arts Community! Meet Zoogie Boogie Fever! Author, Sujean Rim! Book reading, children's art activities, animal balloon artists, face painting and boogieing! Author: Sujean Rim Book: Zoogie Boogie Fever! Entertainment: Booked Parties Dance Appearance: Michael Salem of Infinite Motion Studios Books provided by Scattered Books 

Pros(e) of Pie – Fifth Anniversary!

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

PROS(E) OF PIE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY! FIVE YEARS! That’s how long Pros(e) of Pie been entertaining us for true personal tales told by friends, neighbors, and pros. We’ve taken you to barns, museums, historic theaters. Where will they go next?  Thanks to all the storytellers, pie bakers, volunteers and fans who’ve helped keep this wonderful series going. Join us at […]

Pro(s)e of Pie: I Ain’t Afraid of No ______

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Welcome back Pro(s)e of Pie!! Theme: I Ain't Afraid of No ______ Halloween storytelling around here is like no other setting in the world. Pros(e) of Pie is delighted to be bringing our Halloween show back to our newest regular venue - Bethany Arts Community. And we're having so much fun with this month's theme: "Ain't […]

Pros(e) of Pie: “SURVIVAL”

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Doors/Pie 7:30pm Show 8:00pm Sit back and enjoy the show or join the fun: sign up for a 5-mins open mic slot or submit an anonymous answer to a written prompt that we'll read off for you. Either way, we’ll all be there to support and share. ABOUT THE THEME: Everyone's had that moment. When despite […]

Pros(e) of Pie – Sixth Anniversary Special – That SPECIAL Day

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

PROS(E) OF PIE SIXTH ANNIVERSARY! BUY TICKETS SIX YEARS! That’s how long Pros(e) of Pie been entertaining us for true personal tales told by friends, neighbors, and pros. We’ve taken you to barns, museums, historic theaters. Where will they go next?  Thanks to all the storytellers, pie bakers, volunteers and fans who’ve helped keep this wonderful series going. Join […]

Mortified – Share the Shame

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

The international sensation makes its Westchester Debut! Witness adults sharing their most embarrassing childhood artifacts (journals, letters, poems, lyrics, plays, home movies, art) with others, in order to reveal stories about their lives. Hear grown men and women confront their past with tales of their first kiss, first puff, worst prom, fights with mom, life […]

$20.00

Artists in Residence: Suzi Takahashi & Kristin Marting (HERE Arts) – “THE STORY BOX”

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Suzi Takahashi & Kristin Marting (HERE Arts) – “THE STORY BOX” Takahashi and Marting are developing The Story Box, which uses a traditional form of Japanese storytelling called, kamishibai, to compare the lives a Japanese American today to girl living in a 1943 internment camp. They will share an excerpted reading of the work, which […]

The Harlem Renaissance: A Golden Age

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

The Harlem Renaissance holds the distinction of being the longest running movement in the history of art! Join us on Friday, February 19th – 7:30 PM (1 hour) to celebrate […]

Invisi(bilty), a Work in Progress and Talkback with Playwright in Residence Nikki Brake-Sillá

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Nikki Brake-Sillá will read excerpts from her work in progress “Invisi(bility)” which strives to illuminate race as a phenotypic construct. The play brings disability into conversation with the current state of a “post” racial America when Gabriela Johnson, a Black attorney with Crohn’s disease and lupus, argues for Blackness to be included amongst the list […]

Sleep That Knits Up: A Play Reading and Talkback with Artist in Residence Kate Abbruzzese

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Kate Abbruzzese will share an excerpt from her full-length play, "Sleep That Knits Up", an exploration of femininity and motherhood through the lens of Macbeth, followed by a brief talk back. REGISTER HERE This event is being held in-person at Bethany Arts Community. For your safety, and the safety of our artists and staff, attendance […]

Storytelling using Silk paintings with Artist in Residence, Carole Bonicelli

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

During this talk and hands-on demonstration, Carole will share her artistic process from the beginning of an idea for a story – or a painting - through to final completion of a project. After explaining her process, she will invite workshop participants to join her in a hands-on demonstration. Each participant will go home with […]

Reading & Artist Talk with author AJ Bermudez

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

In this public program, award-winning writer and director AJ Bermudez will share a reading from her new collection of short stories, centered on themes of privilege, place, and the convergence of industry and evolution. She will discuss the power of cross-disciplinary writing, the significance of merging intellect with artistry, and how stories can be leveraged […]

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