Calendar of Events
Calendar of Events

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Tapestry Live
Time: 8:00 pm
Rittenhausen Theater at BOCES, the old Nyack High School
131 North Midland Avenue, Nyack, NY 10960
Tickets: $25 advance / $30 at the door

Moved To Larger Venue!

Back by popular demand! All the songs played in order from this, one of the best selling albums of all time: "I Feel the Earth Move," "So Far Away," "It's Too Late," "Beautiful," "You've Got a Friend," "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," "Natural Woman," and more!

This special concert is created by ArtsRock and The Old No. 7 Band, featuring vocalist Lorena Mann.

Dennis Elsas
Featuring a special appearance by legendary radio personality Dennis Elsas (WFUV and for over 25 years at WNEW-FM).

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Time: 8:00 pm
Rittenhausen Theater at BOCES, the old Nyack High School
131 North Midland Avenue, Nyack, New York
Tickets: $20, $10 Students
One Month & Counting, An Evening of Presidential Politics

John Hockenberry, WNYC, The Takeaway
Nancy Giles, CBS, MSNBC
Edward F. Cox, Chairman of the Republican Party of NY State
Seth Flaxman, Co-Founder & Exec. Director, Democracy Works

Hosted by Elliott Forrest, WQXR/WNYC

A year ago, ArtsRock presented a lively, entertaining, informative conversation about Presidential politics. We'll revisit the subject with some of the same commentators, a month before the election. In addition, we welcome the Chairman of the Republican Party of New York State, Edward Cox, who is married to Tricia Nixon and son-in- law of the late President Richard Nixon. We'll also hear about the future of voting from TurboVote's Seth Flaxman.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Frankenstein Live!
Time: 8:00 pm
Nyack High School Auditorium
360 Christian Herald Rd, Nyack, NY 10960
Tickets: $20 adults / $10 students
$15 members of Arts Angels and Rivertown Film Society

The 1931 horror classic FRANKENSTEIN was made without any underscoring. So contemporary classical composer and conductor Michael Shapiro has written music to accompany the entire film. See the Boris Karloff classic on the BIG SCREEN while hearing 15 members of the THE CHAPPAQUA ORCHESTRA conducted by the composer. This event is made possible by the combined efforts of ArtsRock, Rivertown Film Society and Arts Angels.

Each of these arts organizations is charged with a community-minded mission. Arts Angels supports the visual, music and dramatic arts for students in Nyack Public Schools; proceeds from fund-raising activities provide financial support to ensure the vitality of arts education and programming in the schools. ArtsRock provides increased access to professional arts and multi- cultural programs for an underserved, diverse audience in and around Rockland County. Rivertown Film is devoted to celebrating, exploring and promoting the art of the motion picture through film screenings and educational programs, enhancing audience appreciation of the motion picture, encouraging support for filmmakers and the local film community, and helping to build the cinematic arts audience of the future.

We are seeking a few select sponsors to help make this event possible.

Sponsorships can be paid for via this button:
  • Identification on all radio advertising (reaching the Northern Hudson Valley and Northern Manhattan)
  • Logo identification in select advertising & marketing materials
  • Logo identification (and links) on all three web sites & Facebook groups
  • Logo identification in email announcements (8,000+)
  • Sponsor signage at event (provided by Sponsor)
  • Opportunity for literature distribution at event
  • Four (4) complimentary tickets to program


Saturday, November 19, 2016

Milk and Cookies Playhouse presents

Family concert for kids of all ages 0-100 years old featuring rock 'n' roll favorites!

Klassic Rock for Kids featuring Alice Leon
Time: 11:00 am
Clarkstown Community Learning Center
(previously Congers Elementary)
9 Lake Road
Congers, NY
Tickets: $15 (children under 18 months are free)

Local favorite, Alice Leon, is a vocalist extraordinaire and multi-instrumentalist. In addition to leading many bands she has opened for and shared the stage with Bruce Springsteen, John Bon Jovi, Melissa Etheridge, John Eddie and many more. Alice cites her influences as ranging from Peggy Lee, The Beatles, Carole King, Sting to Queen. The concert will be followed by an Interactive Hour with face painting - like Kiss, Twisted Sister, etc, album art coloring station, geology station (rocks, get it?) and a photo booth.

Milk and Cookies after the show!

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Milk and Cookies Playhouse presents

Featuring Old Tyme family music PLUS Penny Carnival Games!

The Bossy Frog Band's Old Tyme Carnival Show!
Time: 11:00 am
The Nyack Center
58 Depew Avenue
Nyack, NY
Tickets: $15 (children under 18 months are free)

Parents' Choice award-winning children's musicians, The Bossy Frog Band, are guaranteed to get all the kids (and adults) moving to and singing along with their 100% interactive shows! Board certified music therapist, Jeffrey Friedberg MT-BC, LCAT, developed the "Bossy Frog" concept in order to inspire children to learn as they learn best - through moving, playing and having fun! Themes of their shows include movement and physical fitness, making friends and nature. Jeffrey has released 8 albums of music for children and families. The concert will be followed by a penny carnival including games such as magnet fishing, bean bag toss, old school photo booth.

Milk and Cookies after the show!

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Milk and Cookies Playhouse presents

Featuring Arm of the Sea Theater - City That Drinks the Mountain Sky

4th Annual Puppet Festival
Time: 11:00 am
The Nyack Center
58 Depew Avenue
Nyack, NY
Tickets: $15 (children under 18 months are free)

Arm of the Sea Theater fuses visual storytelling with live music in contemporary works of puppet theater. Founded in 1982 by Marlena Marallo and Patrick Wadden, Arm of the Sea draws upon the low-tech transformational magic of visual theater to illuminate relations between humans and the earth. City That Drinks the Mountain Sky is heralded as one of the wonders of the world, NYC's ingenious system of aqueducts and reservoirs provides clear mountain water from the Catskills to nine million downstate residents. Through poetry, puppetry and music this show brings alive the landscape and teaches its viewers about the struggles over water resources. The show will be followed by an interactive hour featuring puppet making and a puppet shows by kids for kids.

Milk and Cookies after the show!

Rockland County Tourism
Wright Bros. Real Estate
Columbia Doctors
Jersey College School of Nursing
Media Sponsor
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Our History
Distant Voices, Piano Music by Claude Debussy and Gao Ping
Distant Voices, Piano Music by Claude Debussy and Gao Ping
Sunday, March 13, 2016
Union Arts Center
2 Union St, Sparkill, NY 10976
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