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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 […]

Wild/Tame: A Talk and Reading with Artist in Residence Michael Caines

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Michael Caines will be discussing the historical, political, religious, pop-culture and childhood themes in his 30 years of art making. The main childhood themes will be in the realm of addiction, mental health, and childhood trauma. Throughout this discussion the audience is also welcomed to participate in giving feedback and sharing stories of their own. […]

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

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

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 […]

Consent Live with Artist in Residence Andre Veloux

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Participants form a group open to collaborating on the theme of artistic representation and discussion around consent. Participants will be asked to work in a consensual way to build an artwork from Lego bricks and then discuss issues around the topic of sexuality and consent. Those who would like to contribute to the project are […]

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 […]

Artist Talk and Performance with Composer in Residence, Seong Ae Kim

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Composer Seong Ae Kim will talk about her aesthetic and her composition with the performance of her work. The content based on Seong Ae Kim’s work will revolve around raising awareness about racial discrimination, immigrant issues, and to empower people in the community to speak against AAPI hate crime. REGISTER NOW This event is being […]

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