Recap: Westbury Arts Hosts Reggae Soul Night Collaborative Painting Project and Free Concert
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The July 13 event featured collaborative painting and a performance by Fevah Reign. Westbury Arts continued its 2017 Summer Arts & Concert Series with a reggae soul themed event featuring a collaborative painting activity and a concert by Fevah Reign. Due to inclement weather, this inspiring evening took place indoors … Read More

Recap: Westbury Arts Hosts Tango Night With Free Outdoor Dance Lessons and Concert
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The July 6 event featured outdoor tango lessons and a performance by Canta Libre Chamber Ensemble. Westbury Arts continued its 2017 Summer Arts & Concert Series with a tango-themed event, featuring outdoor tango lessons and a concert by Canta Libre Chamber Ensemble. The fun-filled evening took place on Thursday, July … Read More

Recap: Westbury Arts Kicks Off 2017 Summer Arts & Concert Series with Mardi Gras Night
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The June 29 event featured an outdoor painting class and performance by The Hoodoo Loungers. Westbury Arts kicked off its 2017 Summer Arts & Concert Series with a Mardi Gras themed event featuring an outdoor painting class and a concert by The Hoodoo Loungers. The jazz filled evening took place … Read More

Celebrating LGBT Pride Month: Candy Darling
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In celebration of LGBT Pride month we will be showcasing four prominent LGBT artists in history. Candy Darling was born on November 24, 1944 in Forest Hills, Queens. Her birth name was James Lawrence Slattery and her parents were Theresa and James Slattery. In her early years, Darling would spend … Read More

Celebrating LGBT Pride Month: Josephine Baker
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In celebration of LGBT Pride month we will be showcasing four prominent LGBT artists in history. Entertainer. Activist. Singer. Actress. Josephine Baker was born on June 3, 1906 in St. Louis, Missouri. It is believed that her parents were Carrie McDonald and Eddie Carson. However, there is much confusion and … Read More

Celebrating LGBT Pride Month: Stolen Lives Project by Dr. Nichelle Rivers
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In continued celebration of LGBT pride month, we are focusing on the Stolen Lives Project by Dr. Nichelle Rivers. This art project was created to raise awareness about violence and lack of inclusion toward transgender and gender nonconforming individuals. Dr. Rivers’ Stolen Lives Project is currently on display at South … Read More

Celebrating LGBT Pride Month: Andy Warhol
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In celebration of LGBT Pride month we will be showcasing four prominent LGBT artists in history. Illustrator, Advertiser, Producer, Painter, Filmmaker, Director Andy Warhol was born on August 6, 1928 to parents who were immigrants from Slovakia. He was the youngest of four children and as a boy growing up … Read More

Celebrating LGBT Pride Month: Audre Lorde
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In celebration of LGBT Pride month we will be showcasing four prominent LGBT artists in history. Poet, Feminist, Novelist, Essayist, and Activist Audre Lorde was born on February 18, 1934 in New York City to parents who had immigrated from Grenada. She was the youngest of three sisters and had … Read More

Westbury Arts to Hold Worldwide Knit in Public Day Event
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Westbury Arts is thrilled to hold it’s very first Knit in Public (KIP) event on Saturday, June 10 from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM in the Westbury Memorial Library Garden Courtyard. Local knitters are invited to bring their yarn projects, tools, lawn chairs, and lunch to socialize with fellow crafters. … Read More

The Art of Wine Tasting
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In 2008, my husband Tom and I worked for a year as consultants for The Traveling Vineyard, a direct sales company that sold wine via in home wine tasting parties. Given our passion for wine this seemed like a great job for us, as we got to talk about wine … Read More

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