The Ballroom Thieves live in Hastings-on-Hudson!

The Ballroom Thieves take the sincere, narrative blueprint of folk music and infuse it their own original twist, accompanying it with unmistakable talent and perfect harmonies. Formed in 2011 this trio, comprised of Martin Earley (guitar, vocals), Devin Mauch (percussion, vocals) and Calin Peters (cello, vocals) has been garnering regional and national acclaim for both […]

Helping Westchester Women Own It

The Rivertowns are full of accidental entrepreneurs. At least according to Sarah Silbert Hinawi, Director of The Purple Crayon, a coworking space, small business incubator and performance venue in Hastings. “We see it every day. Women who left the workforce to have kids, men who’ve lost their jobs, anyone who’s had enough of work they […]

Afro-Fusion Band H’SAO to perform in Hastings

The phenomenal Afro-fusion group H’SAO will be performing at The Purple Crayon in Hastings-on-Hudson on December 6, 2014 from 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm. H’SAO is defined by the strength of its voices and vocal harmonies as well as its energetic performances. H’SAO is a Montréal-based band from Chad. They have traveled the world performing for […]

An Evening with NY Times Best Selling Author Bruce Weber

An Evening with NY Times Best Selling Author Bruce Weber

NY Times best selling author Bruce Weber will be reading form his new book Life is a Wheel at Hastings Velo, Westchester’s Bike Shop on June 11th from 7pm-9pm Part travelogue, part memoir, part romance, part paean to the bicycle as a simple mode of both mobility and self-expression-and part bemused and panicky account of a […]

Bhangra Band Unites People through the Language of Music

Bhangra Band Unites People through the Language of Music

Red Baraat, a quickly rising sensation and a full-on party in the form of an 8-piece band, only formed in 2008. In those 5 years, their fusion of Indian bhangra rhythms with other musical styles like jazz, funk and hip-hop has made them into global stars. The band’s high-energy live performances are hailed as some […]

The Hastings Flea brings together a diverse selection of regional artists, artisans and musicians.

First Hastings Flea Debuts Sunday

With the majestic Hudson River as a backdrop and a wealth of local talent as the inspiration, two local residents are launching a new local crafts and collectibles show. The first Hastings Flea launches this Sunday, and will showcase some of the creativity the area has to offer, including high quality crafts, fine art, music, […]