June 30, 2015

Auditions: SWEENEY TODD Dates: Saturday, August 1 at 1:00 PM, Sunday, August 2 at 7:00 PM. Callbacks: August 3rd and 4th at The CENTER For Performing Arts, 661 Rte. 308, Rhinebeck, NY 12572 At Rhinebeck. Needed: Male and Female singers/actors/dancers ages 18 – 60. Prepare: 16 bars of a song from the show or in the style of the show. Bring sheet music in the correct key. A pianist will be provided. Readings from the script will be at callbacks. Bring: Your personal schedule/calendar and be prepared to list all of your conflicts. Performance dates: October 23—November 15, 2015 (Fridays through Sundays).

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Part Time Admin Help Wanted at Beacon Music Factory

June 21, 2015

BMF plainMonday through Thursday, 3PM-7:30PM

Admin assistant/front desk

Work includes, but not limited to: (more…)

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Wanted: Gallery Intern – Summer 2015

June 19, 2015

rwglogogoldwRiverWinds Gallery Art Intern – Summer 2015

RiverWinds Gallery, 172 Main St, Beacon, NY, is looking for a summer art intern July – August to learn about running a gallery.  RiverWinds is a multi-faceted art space featuring over 45 of the finest Hudson Valley artists; Traditional fine art including paintings and photography, and contemporary crafts, including jewelry, cards, ceramics, scarves and hand dyed yarn.  The Gallery is the longest-running gallery in Beacon, and for two years in a row have been voted Best Gallery in the Hudson Valley by Hudson Valley Magazine. (more…)

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Auditions for Play at CPAR

June 18, 2015

Auditions: SUNRISE AT CAMPOBELLO , portraying FDR’s struggle with polio after his 1921 diagnosis, and his decision to continue his political career. Dates: Sat., July 25th at 1:00 PM and Sunday July 26 at 7:00 PM at The Center for Performing Arts, 661 Rte 308, Rhinebeck, NY 12572. Needed: Adults aged 20 – 60, boys aged 6 – 14, a girl aged 16. Readings will be from the script. All parts are open. No appointment necessary. Bring: Your personal schedule/calendar and be prepared to list all of your conflicts. Performance dates: October 2 – 11, 2015 For further information:

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Shattemuc Yacht Club Paint Out

May 31, 2015

Paint Out at Shattemuc Yacht Club

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Volunteer for Beacon Riverfest!

May 30, 2015

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Thank You!

All of our Beacon Riverfest 2015 Volunteer Positions have been filled


If you would like to volunteer for Beacon Riverfest 2016

email with “volunteer” in the subject

and we will be in touch!

We need folks for 2-hour shifts to work:

– Street Team/Poster Distribution
– Front of House/Box Office
– Security/Peacekeeping
– T-Shirt Booth
– Photographer’s Assistant
– Load Out / Clean Up alongside Beacon Riverfest partner Zero to Go

What YOU get for volunteering:

– A Beacon Riverfest T-Shirt
– Admission to Beacon Riverfest 2015
– Opportunity to be a part of the BRF/BeaconArts Community
– An interesting “community service” item for your resume

For all of the details about Beacon Riverfest, go to

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Windows on Main 2015: Street Call for Artists

May 17, 2015

In 2015, Windows on Main Street invites local artists to take part in a fresh start of Windows on Main Street.

For the 11th exhibition, this year marks two new Project Leaders: Teresa Marra and Diana Currie.

Key Dates:

May 22: Application deadline

•June 30: Artist’s statement due

•August 3–7: Installations (send us your photos!)

•August 8: Second Saturday Event – TBD

•September 12: De-installation; Closing Party – TBD

Ready To Submit?

Email with your proposal! We’re excited to hear from you!!

Theme: Industrial/Metal

After looking back on past exhibits we have found that a loose theme is really helps guide artists and helps the project have a more cohesive feel.

The theme for 2015 will be Industrial/Metal. You can interpret this theme however you choose, whether it’s through materials, concepts, colors, etc. (more…)

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WOMS Sponsorship Opportunities

May 14, 2015

WOMS BannerHelp put on Beacon’s summer art extravaganza! Windows on Main Street is doing it a little differently this year. We’re taking it up a notch and offering artists juried prizes for the best work on Main. We’re hoping to blast our little community event out there further and harder than we ever had, and we hope you’ll come along for the ride.

Sponsorship Levels
Get on the map: We print our sponsors’ information on the back of the 5,000 maps we distribute throughout town over the summer. See a sample map for an example of sizes.

Individual Sponsor: $25. Your name or website is listed!
1×1 Sponsor: $100. Logo only
2×2 Sponsor: $150. Logo + Address
4×4 Sponsor: $500. “Your ad here” — send us your artwork for a 4″ x 4″
As a sponsor of Windows on Main Street, your information will be listed on the following promotional materials for all of our events.

Press releases to New York City and local news, publications, websites, and art organizations
Posters and flyers distributed locally.
The Map, which will be available to visitors along Main Street for the duration of the event.
On our Main Street banner and event signage.
Listed as a sponsor on our website, including a hyperlink to your website.
Listed on our Facebook page, with a link to your Facebook page or website.
If you have questions, please email Teresa Marra at Learn more about our project at

Want to be a sponsor?

Windows on Main Street greatly appreciates any and all donations made. All the proceeds go directly to making this project as big and as awesome as possible! Thank you!

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Events with Compass Arts for May



Explore your skeletons natural and efficient movement patterns and connections through a Feldenkrais lesson. Sensation & movement + mindfulness allow you to “see” your own skeleton in motion.
Examine a life size plastic skeletons, including one which is in pieces so you can turn each bone over in your hands and examine it from every angle. Sketching and drawing the structures we are focusing on leads to understanding your underlying physical structure in a new light.
Bring your new awareness of the skeleton back into movement. Guided movement will blossom into an opportunity to freely improvise and move or to return to your sketchbook and explore how feeling and understanding your body has shifted your drawing of the human form.

May 16th, 10am – 12pm – Pelvis and Hip Joints
May 30th, 10am – 12pm – Shoulders an Arms
Held at The Center for Creative Education – 464 Main Street, Beacon
Email or call 845-264-9565

Cartooning 201: Comic Strip Production for Students 8-14 years old
Learn the ins and outs of Comic-Strip Production. Design, drawing and character development will be studied as a way to creating cartoon stories. This is a great introduction to Sequential Storytelling and the language of comics. The interaction of words and pictures that allows for truly unique place to tell stories and express ideas. So join us as we take your characters on their journeys and yours!

StingrayMan02_CVR1colorThis 5 week class led by Marvel & Topps Comic book illustrator and professor, Ed Murr runs Wednesdays, May 13th – June 17th, 4:15- 5:45pm at the Howland Cultural Center. No class Wednesday, May 20th.
For students 8-14 years old. No experience necessary.

Puppet Jubilee
For children 15 months – 3 years old and a caregiver with Kate Daley of Whistle Pig Studios
Create lovable puppets in this mixed media play group. We’ll use a variety of materials including cardboard tubes, yarn and colorful papers to craft our cast of characters. Puppet play can help develop the imagination, increase verbal skills and is a whole lot of fun! Each class begins with song, movement and a story to spark our creativity.
Session Dates: Tuesdays, May 19 – June 16, 201 10-10:45am
At the Howland Cultural Center

Registration for all of them:

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Volunteers Needed at Stony Kill

May 8, 2015

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The barn is open every weekend from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. so folks can visit our chickens, cows, pigs and sheep. Open Barn is run by volunteers and those that greet the visitors are Barn Guides. This is not a difficult task and training is available. If you would like to be a Barn Guide, please email us at

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Perennial Garden

Help is needed in our Verplanck Memorial Perennial Garden to get it ready for the Butterfly Festival.
The Garden is open daily from sunrise to sunset, so volunteers can work in the Garden at their leisure. Help is needed with weeding, trimming and mowing the inner paths. Please email us at if you are able to assist with this. Looking forward to hearing from you!

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