Nyack College student, aspiring cartoonist and animator Jeremy Fuscaldo grew up sketching Charlie Brown, Garfield, Yoda and Dexter’s Lab. He’s hoping to make his passion a career when he graduates.
by Ashley Tedino
Now that the brutally cold, snowy winter is finally winding down, it’s time to get a sitter for the kids and see some live theatre. Check out the current season at Elmwood Playhouse in Nyack, Shades Repertory Theater in Haverstraw and The Antrim Playhouse in Wesley Hills as well as scheduled performances in Westchester and Bergen counties, too.
At Village Hall, a birthday celebration for Nyack Mayor Jen Laird White promises to unveil a surprise. At the Edward Hopper Arts Center, a full-house of exhibitions and a screening offer a glimpse into the past and present local art scene. Here is a complete guide to the Nyack Art Collective’s March First Friday cultural festival.
For over a century, our region has been home to extraordinary artists. Local Arts Index highlights the work of individuals who continue our community’s rich creative legacy.
Meet painter Graceanne Malloy.
“I make oil paintings inspired by how natural light plays on architecture and reflection.”
Photographer, gallery owner and entrepreneur Victor Gagliardi will be conducting a series of workshops this spring entitled The Business of Art. The eight week course will help artists turn their passion into their business.
February 19 is the birth date of Carson McCullers, who came to Nyack in 1945 to convalesce and create. For 22 years, she found a place to do both. Now, through the generosity of her physician and friend, the late Dr. Mary Mercer, the literary legend’s legacy in Nyack will endure as her one-time home will soon become a part of Columbus State University’s Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians.
OK, how many snow days are TOO many snow days? Is there a point when too many video games have been played, too many DVD’s replayed and the lure of making YET another snowman gets a “whatever” response from your children?
Google to the rescue. Tell your school aged kids K-12 they can doodle for Google in their spare time today and MAYBE win a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology for grant their school.
by Nate McCarthy
Nyack High School graduates Nate and Ben McCarthy, Anders Fleming and the late Jesse Yanko formed their band Regret the Hour before enrolling at Hunter College.
One of the things people ask us about most often is the songwriting process.
“How do you write songs?”
It’s one of the most difficult questions to answer.