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Donna Gentile
Art heals ~ Music is medicine™
Art heals ~ Music is medicine™

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Mark your Calendars and please join us for a celebration of the renovated Hurley factory, local arts, community, farms and businesses!
The historic Hurley Factory—home to Ovation Guitars, Parrott Delaney Tavern, The Hive and a diverse group of art studios and businesses—will open to the public to commemorate one year since the factory renovation and to celebrate New Hartford arts, community, farms and businesses with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Door Prizes, Artists’ Trunk Show, farm table, community displays, Hub Cap Art Exhibit, art on display, live music and “Hurley Then & Now” video. The event is FREE to the public and will take place Saturday, June 25 from 2 – 5 pm in The Artist Wing at Hurley (Building A, 2nd floor). The Hive, Walking Man Media and Parrott Delaney Tavern will open to celebrate their one-year anniversaries and neighboring studios on 2nd & 3rd floor will open to public. Event is organized by Donna Gentile of The Hive and Paul Amenta, President of the New Hartford Business Council. Also on 3rd floor, Autumn Light (stained glass studio) will hold their Grand Opening from 11 am – 5 pm. Festivities continue into the evening at Parrott Delaney Tavern.

To volunteer or participate in CHEERS TO A YEAR AT HURLEY, please contact Donna Gentile at (860) 238-4554 or email:



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Come one, come all Dec. 17 to Holiday CultureMix at Hurley Business Park of New Hartford, 37 Greenwoods Rd, New Hartford, CT! This is a big networking mixer highlighting cultural and historical businesses, organizations and offerings in the area, and specifically at the renovated Hurley factory, home to Ovation Guitars, the Parrott Delaney Tavern and dozens of artist studios and creative businesses! The event is co-sponsored by the Northwest CT Arts Council and Hurley Business Park of New Hartford. There will be refreshments, finger foods, door prizes, as well as Open Studios and Live Music before and after the mixer! Loads of fun and great opportunities for building relationships, which is what good business is all about! Come hang with us, promote yourself and make those necessary connections!

4:00-5:30 pm — Open Studios, live music and art on display
5:30-7pm — CultureMix event in Common Space
7:00-9pm — Open Studios, live music and art on display

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Hey lovely Google peeps! Here's a little video clip of "Skippin to the Beat," one of my original tunes slated for the debut album, which could really use your help ( ). If you like the tune, maybe click the little blue thumbs up dealy on YouTube, share the video (and get your friends to do the same)...I need your encouragement to kow I'm doing something right ;) Thanks and love to ya!

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Hey folks! Here's a recording I made while practicing in the factory where my studio (The Hive) is located. Come visit sometime ( and please help me get my music produced at Big hug!

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THE HIVE opens it's doors for the first time for a BIG event Saturday May 16th starting at 4:00 pm in the Historic Hurley Mill building located along the Farmington River in New Hartford, CT.

This is an open juried art show and fundraiser hosted by Peter Greenwoods (Glass Artist) with BIG NAME BANDS (Soul Tsunami, Wizard Farm and Nekita Waller), a cash bar, dancing and hangin with lots of cool cats.

Come by THE HIVE to hear Donna Gentile performing between 4 pm and 6 pm and in between the big acts.

THE HIVE at Hurley Business Park
Studio 6
37 Greenwoods Road
New Hartford, CT

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