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Weekly Rec: Closing Reception at Modern Druid and Year End Giving Recommendations

Closing reception Patrick Michael Dennis at Modern Druid with live DJ music of Friday, Three year-end giving recommendations


Closing Party for Patrick Michael Dennis at Modern Druid

Modern Druid promises an evening of magic and alchemy on Friday Dec 29th 6:00pm-8:30pm. The evening features a closing reception for Patrick Michael Dennis’ Fürst Art Show and a collaborative explosion of music, some released and some previously unheard, remixed and reimagined & DJ’ed live by DJ Morgana, culminating in a live performance by Patrick Dennis, surrounded by his paintings. There will also be an auction of one very special piece at 8pm!

The art auction is open and can be accessed here. Online and live at Modern Druid until 8pm Dec 29th! Reserve starts at $500 on this $1250 piece! Happy bidding!

Modern Druid is located at 60 S Broadway, Nyack.

Year End Giving Recommendations

If you are thinking of making a year-end donation to a non-profit, we would like to recommend three stellar Nyack-based arts organizations that have supported local media by promoting their events on NyackNewsandViews.

Arts Rock

ON Saturday, April 6, 2024, ArtsRock will hold its first fundraising gala in its 15 year history. The event features Sigourney Weaver in conversation with Elliott Forrest.

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of GHOSTBUSTERS and the 45th Anniversary of ALIEN with the Golden Globe and Grammy-winning, Oscar and Tony-nominated actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER. Live on stage in Nyack, she’ll discuss her life and her career in the theater and on screen with Peabody Award winning broadcaster and producer Elliott Forrest. This is a fundraising Gala for ArtsRock, having produced over 100 shows in Rockland County.
Tickets: Conversation Only, Single Ticket – $75 / Conversation and VIP Gala, Single Ticket – $225 / Conversation and VIP Gala, Pair of Tickets – $400

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Early Bird Conversation and VIP Gala, Pair of Tickets – $375

7pm-8pm – Conversation
8pm-10pm – Gala Meet and Greet, Savory Snacks, Dessert, Libations, Fundraising for The Douglas McGrath Conversation Series

Click here for tickets

Rivertown Film

Rivertown Film Society is devoted to celebrating, exploring and promoting the art of the motion picture through film screenings and educational programs at the Nyack Center.

Next year’s programming includes,

Household Saints: Wednesday, January 17 at 8:00 PM

HAVE YOU GOT IT YET? The Story of Syd Barrett and Pink Floyd: Showing: January 31 at 8:00 pm 

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Dark Side of the Hudson: Live performance, February 24, 8:00 PM

Click here for tickets of to donate

Rockland Center for the Arts

Rockland Center for the Arts inspires, educates and enriches the community through creating, teaching and presenting the arts, and to provide opportunities for all people to experience and participate in the cultural life of our region. In addition to exhibits and classes that offer an very popular day camp for young people interested in the arts.

Click here to donate

Donation photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash

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