Friday, April 22, is Earth Day.  Show Mother Earth you love her every day!

Emmet Cohen presents
Live From Emmet’s Place Vol. 89 – featuring Purchase alums Cyrille Aimée & Wayne Tucker, trumpet
This will be the remarkable vocalist Cyrille Aimée’s third time at Emmet’s Place. You might remember this video from her first appearance – La Vie en rose. It’s gotten over 4 million views in a year and a half!
Watch and listen to “Live From Emmet’s Place Vol. 89 – Cyrille Aimée & Wayne Tucker” on YouTube

Neuberger Museum of Art presents
2022 Roy R. Neuberger Prize Reception
Thursday, April 21, 5-7:30pm
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
Step into the colorful, complex, dynamic, lyrical, and immersive multimedia environment created by artist Tomashi Jackson as the Neuberger Museum of Art celebrates the opening of her solo exhibition, SLOW JAMZ, and presents her with the esteemed 2022 Roy R. Neuberger Prize.  Brief remarks and award presentation.  Meet the artist and enjoy food and light beverages, plus a DJ and student musical performances.
Tomashi Jackson: SLOW JAMZ On View:  April 13—November 27, 2022, Curated by Helaine Posner, Chief Curator Emerita, Neuberger Museum of Art. Generous support for the Roy R. Neuberger Prize and this exhibition provided by Jim Neuberger and Helen Stambler Neuberger.
RSVP and more information

CSO & Pops Digital Concert Series presents
Classical Roots
Streaming live from Music Hall
Friday, April 22, 7:30 pm
John Morris Russell, conductor
Shout for joy, Cincinnati! JMR and the CSO celebrate 20+ years of Classical Roots, one of The Queen City’s most inspiring musical traditions. Experience the voices of the Classical Roots Community Mass Choir and let the powerful presence of song and spirit in the beautiful Music Hall lift up your heart.
Watch and listen on the Cincinnati Symphony website

Fisher Center at Bard College presents
Joseph Young, Lara Downes & Florence Price’s Piano Concerto
Livestream on Saturday, April 23, 8pm
Then on demand for four weeks
Joseph Young, conductor
Lara Downes, piano
TŌN is thrilled to welcome guest conductor Joseph Young, Music Director of the Berkeley Symphony and Resident Conductor of the National Youth Orchestra–USA at Carnegie Hall. On the program are A Short Piece for Orchestra by Julia Perry, and Rachmaninoff’s rhythmically expressive Symphony No. 3. We appreciate your support in helping to make these live stream concerts possible. As you pay what you wish, please consider the important role that music plays in your life.
Get tickets – pay what you wish

Pound Ridge Community Church presents
Jazz Vespers
Live on Sunday, April 24, at 4pm in Pound Ridge, NY
The Bruce Harris Quartet
Pete Malinverni, Chair of Jazz Studies at the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College, piano
Paul Gill, bass
Purchase alum Aaron Seeber, drums
Get event details on Pete Malinverni’s website

Downtown Music at Grace presents Free Chamber Music with The Phil
Westchester Philharmonic Brass Quintet, featuring Wayne du Maine
Live at noon​ on Wednesday, April 27, at Grace Church in White Plains, NY
​Wayne du Maine, trumpet
Lowell Hershey, trumpet
Purchase alum Will DeVos, horn
Michael Seltzer, trombone
Marcus Rojas, tuba
The much-adored WPBQ returns with its signature blend of classics, jazz, and pops, led by Phil trumpeter Wayne du Maine.
Learn more on

Artrider presents The Spring Craft Show at Lyndhurst
Friday, April 29 – Sunday, May 1, Friday 10-5, Saturday 10-6, Sunday 10-5
Advanced online timed-entry ticket purchase is strongly recommended.
The Spring Craft Show at Lyndhurst returns with 200 craftspeople and makers! Shop for one-of-a-kind gifts for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduations, weddings, or just for yourself! Find handmade original fashions, accessories, and jewelry; functional and sculptural works in ceramics, glass, metal, fiber, wood, and mixed media; and fine art painting, printmaking, drawing, and photography. Plus, enjoy gourmet foods, specialties, food trucks, and tastings from local distilleries, wineries, and cider houses, and get creative by making your own hand-painted silk scarf.
Learn more and reserve a timed-entry ticket


Culture Picks is a weekly feature celebrating the performing arts. The arts are back and there is so much to take in, both live and virtual. Cultural connoisseur and PAC staff member Coni Guhl is here to help you sort through it all. Each week we will post her curated selection of events featuring the artists you know and love from The PAC Center Series, work being done by Purchase alums, plus a sampling of arts experiences you just can’t miss. Enjoy!

All times are EDT unless otherwise noted.

Pictured: Cyrille Aimee © Noe Cugny