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Alicia Morgan

Community Advisor

Alicia Morgan is the Curator of Arts and Cultural Programs at the Field Library in Peekskill, NY. In 2007, Morgan helped found the Field Gallery, one of Peekskill’s premier art spaces, where she regularly shows exceptional work by regional, national, and international artists. She is a published music journalist, author, poet, and playwright whose work has been performed at many venues, including the Hudson Valley Center For Contemporary Art.

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  1. Peekskill Film Festival Announces Selections, Venues

    Peekskill Film Festival Announces Selections, Venues

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- The Peekskill Film Festival has announced this year's official venues and selections. Friday, May 13:"But Not for Me" (2015) will screen at the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater at 8 p.m. The film follows a disillusioned, struggling writer who discovers hope when a beautiful violinist moves in next door and agrees to perform with him on the streets. Peekskill ...

  2. Peekskill's Field Library Offers 'It's Your Move To Better Health' Class

    Peekskill's Field Library Offers 'It's Your Move To Better Health' Class

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- The Field Library in Peekskill is giving "It’s Your Move to Better Health," a free, peer-led four week health and wellness workshop for adults beginning Saturday, April 9, from 1-2:30 p.m.The class will also meet April 16, 23 and 30. Topics include healthy eating, stress reduction, fitness and accessible activities. Registration is required. For more ...

  3. Peekskill's Field Library Gets Ready For Poetry Slam

    Peekskill's Field Library Gets Ready For Poetry Slam

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- The Field Library in Peekskill invites children and adults to celebrate National Poetry Month at its annual Poetry Slam, Jr! on Monday, April 11.Children and adults can share a poem they love (written by themselves or by a favorite poet).Good listeners of all ages are invited to be a part of the audience. Refreshments will be available following the program, and every ...

  4. Field Library Celebrates Poetry Month With Wednesday Poetry Readings

    Field Library Celebrates Poetry Month With Wednesday Poetry Readings

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- The Field Library is hosting events celebrating poetry month every Wednesday during April.Ron Egatz will appear on Wednesday, April 6. Egatz is a winner of the Glimmer Train Poetry award and the Greenburgh Poetry Award. On April 13, the library will feature Andre "Noodle Noo" Rainey. Rainey is a youth advocate, city councilman, DJ, MC, song writer and ...

  5. Peekskill's Field Library Plans Launch Party For Local Author's New Book

    Peekskill's Field Library Plans Launch Party For Local Author's New Book

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- The Field Library in Peekskill will hold a launch party for local author Ted Kelsey's new book “Shasha and Wally Watson vs. the Faker" on Tuesday, March 22. "Shasha and Wally Watson vs. the Faker" is a mystery novel for children ages 8 and up. It's the story of a young detective who uses her brother’s special brain to take on The Faker and save a ...

  6. Field Library Announces New Black, Hispanic Heritage Film Collection

    Field Library Announces New Black, Hispanic Heritage Film Collection

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- The Field Library has announced a  new Black and Hispanic Heritage Film Collection that will  begin  in March, with new films added every few months. “The Field Library is a place for movie lovers of diverse backgrounds and color, and our goal is to make Peekskill one of the richest repositories of Black and Hispanic cinema in Westchester County,” said Alicia Morgan, ...

  7. Field Library Hosting Foster Care Information Session

    Field Library Hosting Foster Care Information Session

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- There is a great need for foster parents from Peekskill and The Field Library has partnered with the United Way to bring a series of Foster Care Information Sessions to those interested in fostering on Wednesday, March 2 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.RSVP to 211 if you or someone you know is interested in becoming a foster parent. Financial support and training are provided. The ...

  8. Peekskill's Field Library Screening 'Dark Girls'

    Peekskill's Field Library Screening 'Dark Girls'

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- As part of Black History Month, the Field Library will present the movie "Dark Girls," on Friday, Feb. 19. The movie is a fascinating and controversial documentary film that goes underneath the surface to explore the prejudices that dark-skinned women face throughout the world. It also explores the roots of classicism, racism and the lack of self-esteem ...

  9. Field Library In Peekskill Offers Activities Over Winter Break

    Field Library In Peekskill Offers Activities Over Winter Break

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Children are invited to a series of programs during Peekskill's vacation week. All programs are free.On Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 2 p.m., children are invited to celebrate African-American History Month with a special Unity Quilt project. Children and adults can make a square to add to the Field Library Unity Quilt display. All materials are provided.Children of all ages ...

  10. Peekskill Film Festival Seeks Submissions For May Event

    Peekskill Film Festival Seeks Submissions For May Event

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Submissions are being sought for Peekskill’s annual film festival in May, according to organizers.It is an important opportunity, they say, to catch new works from emerging filmmakers, animators, and students.This year’s fest will focus on black and Hispanic filmmakers and themes.Among the works to be screened at the Paramount Theater at 1008 Brown St. on May 13-14 is ...

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