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Beacon Performing Arts Center presents CHICAGO: High School Edition

August 23rd – 24th, 2018 | 7:00pm

The Theatre at Beacon High School
101 Matteawan Avenue – Beacon

Tickets available at the door or online: BeaconPerformingArtsCenter.com

In roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap…until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “Merry Murderess,” Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the “American Dream”: fame, fortune, and acquittal.

Chicago: High School Edition contains suggestive themes and may not be suitable for all ages. Parent discretion is advised.

Windows on Main Street

WOMS “Tiny Windows” group show on view through September 5, 2018

Oak Vino Wine Bar
389 Main Street – Beacon

Windows on Main Street is an annual exhibit that pairs local artists with businesses in Beacon, New York. The month long event bridges the gap between art and commerce when Main Street becomes a mile plus long gallery space! A guide to the exhibit is available at the Visitor’s Center and participating businesses along Main Street.

Visit www.windowsonmainstreet.com or email windowsonmainstreet@gmail.com if you have questions or would like more information.

This month-long public art event is a project of BeaconArts, a non-profit organization whose mission to foster and encourage the advancement of the City of Beacon as a center for arts and culture. Windows on Main Street 2018 is also made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a re-grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson. windowsonmainstreet.com

The Whispering Tree Album Release at the Howland Center

Saturday, August 18th, 8pm

Howland Cultural Center
477 Main Street – Beacon

Beacon based Franco-American folk rock duo, The Whispering Tree celebrate the release of their new album, Invisible Forces with a special full band performance at the Howland Cultural Center. (more…)

Step Right Up to see new work by Chris Sanders

Ongoing through September 2nd

Hudson Beach Glass
162 Main Street – Beacon

A carnival barker’s festival of surrealism. A series of parallel universes getting together for lunch. David Attenborough meets P.T. Barnum. A 2-D and 3-D interactive display of some truly sideways musings on the premise of so little of what might happen, does. Comprised of new paintings and comic narrative interactive sculptures, Step Right Up is joyous, colorful and ridiculous. (more…)

Eileen Sackman and Dan Sabau at BAU Gallery

Ongoing through September 3rd

bau: Beacon Artists Union
506 Main Street – Beacon
Gallery Hours Saturdays and Sundays 12-6pm

GALLERY 1 Eileen Sackman
THE BEACON ROOM Dan Sabau
GALLERY 2 Selections from Rick Price and Melissa Schlobohm (more…)

Mother Gallery | Good Vibrations

On view through August 18th, 2018

Mother Gallery
18 West Main Street #7 – Beacon

Paolo Arao, Angela Heisch, Ryan Reggiani

 

Towne Crier Cafe ~ August

MUSIC and EVENTS

379 Main Street

OPEN MIC NIGHTS: Wednesdays, 5-7pm |Sign up in person,  | Free

Salon Series: FREE performances Thurs.-Sun. (details below) On the Salon Stage

Thursday, Aug. 2, 7pm | Mulebone – Free

Friday, Aug. 3, 7pm | Peter Calo – Free

Friday, Aug. 3, 8:30pm | Larry Carlton; special guest Tony DePaolo
Four-time Grammy winner, Nineteen-time nominee and all-time guitar great, Larry Carlton’s studio credits include musicians and groups like Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell, Michael Jackson, Sammy Davis Jr., Herb Alpert, Quincy Jones, Bobby Bland, Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and literally dozens of others. He went on to perform with the Crusaders and then with the multi platinum jazz super group Fourplay. With 30 albums to his credit and having performed on over 100 albums that have gone Gold or Platinum, Larry Carlton has set a standard for artistry that spans three decades.
Tickets $60 advance, $65 door

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Matteawan Gallery presents “Zoology”

On view through August 19, 2018

Matteawan Gallery
436 Main Street – Beacon

Matteawan Gallery is pleased to present Zoology, a group exhibition of paintings, drawings, cut paper works, and prints by Deborah Davidovits, Scott Daniel Ellison, Theresa Gooby, Jan Harrison, Kirsten Kucer, Chantelle Norton, Melissa Schlobohm, and Maude White. Ongoing through August 19th. (more…)

Beacon PopMart

45 Beekman Street – Beacon

Ongoing Exhibit Store Hours: Fri 12-6pm | Sat 12-8pm | Sun 12-6pm (more info on Instagram)

Hike & Yoga with nOMad

Fridays July 20th
August 17th
September 21st
9:30 – 12:30pm

Mount Beacon Park
788 Wolcott Ave, Beacon

Join the nOMad tribe for a morning of nature, yoga/meditation, and community. Enjoy the bounty of our majestic Hudson valley. We will hike to the summit of Mt Beacon, then ground ourselves to deepen our connection with nature. Our flow at the summit will be one to soften our hearts and open to the beauty around us, to play on top of a mountain and rejoice in the loveliness of being outdoors. For where you find yourself humbled and in awe by nature, there you are experiencing the raw spirit of yourself and others. A snack will be provided, bring your own water and yoga mat. (more info)