Cut hair? Beale Street Barbershop wants you!

Rock ‘n’ roll barbershop Beale Street wants some head-trimmers. From their Craigslist ad:

We have a music stage, art gallery and vintage retail space. We are seeking an experienced licensed Unisex HAIR STYLIST (Cosmetology License) or a Unisex BARBER (Barber License) and a COLORIST. SATURDAY IS A MUST. Please be dependable, a solid work ethic is a must. The shop has been open 2 years and has a great loyal clientele. Bring your own or I am willing to give you a chance to grow your own clientele.

Please check out our website and see what we are about. Hours are Tues-Thurs 10am – 7pm/ Fri 11am – 8pm/ Sat 9am-5pm/ Closed Sun & Mon

Please cut and paste your resume, NO ATTACHMENTS. Also please tell me a little something about yourself. One liners or form letters will not be read. We would like to know something about you.

They’re also hosting a bunch of new music and art events.

A Peekskill without poverty: community meeting August 8th

Poster: “Poverty and Civil Rights 50 Years Later.” Meeting on August 8, 2014, 6:30 p.m., at the  Community Room, City of Peekskill Neighborhood Center, 4 Nelson Ave. Organized by  Community Voices Heard.

Map: Peekskill residents with incomes below the poverty line; the highest rates are in purple. See all of the data.

Video: Fred Gillen, Jr., at the Peekskill Coffee House

Fred Gillen, Jr., is a regular at the Coffee House; bookmark his live show schedule for upcoming dates. For all shows, a $5-$10 donation is suggested, but, as he says, “do your best.” Currently on the list:

Friday, August 29, 7 p.m.
Friday, September 26, 7 p.m.
Friday, October 31, 7 p.m.
Friday, November 28, 7 p.m.

Even sooner, he’s appearing at Peekskill’s Drum Hill Senior Living Community on Monday, August 11, at 7 p.m. And on Saturday, August 30, he’ll play the Peekskill Block Party—that’s at 7 p.m. on Division between Central and Main.

In the meantime, check out more of Gillen’s songs from his most recent Coffee House gig.

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The Peekskill Music Festival: All Day Today

There are events all day and into the night at the main stage on Central Avenue, the gorgeously renovated Paramount Hudson Valley theater,  the bountiful Birdsall House (where The Flynns are playing at 1 pm in the beer garden), and, of course, the coffee house.

Free shuttle buses from the train station! You’re gonna kick yourself if you miss it, and you’ll kick up your heels if you come. Download the official flyer for all the info.

Here are today’s Central Avenue and Paramount lineups (all free!), from the Paramount website:
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