Tag Archives: Purchase College

Remembering Rocky

rockerfeller fundraiser

  I had quite forgotten how spectacular the view is at Kykuit, the Rockefeller estate in Tarrytown. This week, it was glorious as Friends of ArtsWestchester shared a visit. (These are our special members whom we take to stellar arts places.) Henry Moore was at Kykuit to welcome us. Not in person of course, but […]

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The Nutcracker: A Holiday Tradition

What is there about The Nutcracker that makes it such an endearing classic? For one thing, it’s a party. Beautiful people in elegant attire gather around a magnificently decorated tree, along with little boys in knickers, girls with starched white dresses, and magic in the air as toy soldiers and flowers come to life. But […]

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Public Art at Cross County

As we mourn the loss of Steve Jobs and marvel at the iPad, iPod and iPhone, we may tend to under value the lowly hammer, wrench and axe.  Not so for Eric Wildrick whose sculptures embody a fascination for hand tools, which for early mankind made possible the impossible.  Two of his sculptures made of […]

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Heaven is only five years away

“It’s an idea whose time has come.”  That’s Tom Schwarz’s summation of the “coup” he recently pulled off, getting approval for a retirement community on the campus of Purchase College at SUNY.  After eight years of banging on doors in Albany, Schwarz has come a step closer to a unique “annuity program” that can fuel […]

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