"John Burroughs and the North American Review," a panel discussion, will take place at Vassar College on September 29 at 6:30pm.
A Photographic History, 1843 to Present
It's a stand-out photograph in a book of stand-out photographs: Michael Jordan soaring to the hoop as his elongated shadow, perpendicular to him, stretches horizontally across the foreground. Prior to reading Gail Buckland's text accompanying this unusual shot, taken by Walter Iooss Jr., Jordan's shadow evoked, for me, a stag painted on the ceiling of Lascaux cave, the raised arm with its articulated shadowy fingers conjuring up the image of an antler.
An honest, well-executed novel with a youthful protagonist is a gem to cherish. There is something universally heroic yet unique about each young soul's journey to independence, mustering the emotional fire to break free from the safety of the parental nest, facing down demons, and attaining the wisdom that enables one to harness those flames without becoming fatally fried.
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Does comedian Gilbert Gottfried have a Justin Bieber chest tattoo? Or did he take the stage after Jimi Hendrix at the 1969 Woodstock music festival?
Paul McMahon will give a free presentation on August 20 at 5pm at the Woodstock Library.
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Rio's top passista performer Egili Oliveira instructs a samba workshop in Woodstock on September 17.
John Jasperse creates worlds you've never seen nor imagined for the stage.
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Celebrate GARNER Arts Center’s Exhibition, Transposing Perception, wandering through site specific art, music & dance installations throughout connecting 19th Century warehouses and alleyways, ending with a DJ set in a starlit Brick Alleyway. Food trucks, craft beer, wine & cider.
This "pay-what-you-want" three-day volunteer built music festival at the Ashokan Center in Olivebridge is from Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28.
The world’s best vocal talent in opera, Broadway and beyond gather for four unforgettable days of performances and events in Phoenicia, New York. Join us on August 4-7 as we celebrate Shakespeare and the British Isles through music.
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"Labor of love" is a term far more bandied about that it probably deserves, but in the case of Vernon Benjamin's prodigious, two-volume history of the Hudson Valley, it's entirely accurate: the author's love for this place is as abundant as the book's page count. The second volume, The History of the Hudson River Valley: From the Civil War to Modern Times (Overlook Press, 2016) is a fittingly obsessive chronicle of the further populating of this remarkable place.
In the 1790s, Ulster County was one of the top four slave-holding counties in New York State.
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"I have learned that what we think is in large measure a function of where we think," writes Mark C. Taylor in Recovering Place: Reflections on Stone Hill (Columbia University Press, 2014).
The first living museum of contemporary life hosts Saturday programs for the whole family.
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Woodstock Sessions is honored to presend a day with the “Hendrix Of The Sahara” - Vieux Farka Touré
We cordially invite you to join us as VFT crafts his Woodstock Sessions release.
A profile of the local folk band and their journey to international success.
All Ages Welcome
Daryl Hall's two passions—restoring antique architecture and making music—came together when the Hall of Famer took over the former Towne Crier in Pawling and made it over into Daryl's House, adding a new entry to our region's list of important yet intimate venues.
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The Poetry Brothel transforms BSP in Kingston into a turn-of-the-century Bordello on September 17.
Time Out If I jump on the bed
My neighbor dies the other day. Today I go to his wake.
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Join TMI Project for a phenomenal night of storytelling and to honor Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues, for her groundbreaking, world changing work using storytelling as activism!
The surrealist Swiss mask-theater troupe exhibits their show at the Bardavon on September 22.
Sharing stories and narrative as the "Voices in Action: Community Outreach Showcase" fundraiser comes to Kingston.
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Robert Otto Epstein hand-grids his canvases and paints patterns with vivid '80s hues.
The painter and cartoonist who was a longtime contributor to The New Yorker passed away on July 12 at his home in Kingston.
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