Summer Arts Preview for 2017.
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Swimming Against the Current
Carolyn Quimby interviews Paul Cohen of Monkfish Publishing in Rhinebeck, whose extreme adaptability has served as a survival tactic in a drastically changing industry.
James Conrad reviews Daniel Mendelsohn’s memoir An Odyssey: A Father, a Son and an Epic.
Carolyn Quimby reviews Helen Benedict’s novel Wolf Season, about three women and a war.
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Rule-bending choreographer Twyla Tharp and company perform works in progress.
Brace yourself for belly laughs, Woodstock Comedy Festival is rolling into town.
The show originally set for January 11 is rescheduled for April 22.
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Chase Brock brings his talented troupe to the Catskill Mountain Foundation May 8-20.
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A Seitanic Ritual
The Hudson Valley gets its first vegan festival.
By the Book
Bibliophiles, rejoice! The Annual Festival of Women Writers returns to Hobart.
Hudson Valley Food & Wine Fest is a showcase of terroir and culinary prowess.
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Enjoy a screening of Hitchock’s Vertigo accompanied by a live orchestra.
Upstate Films screens Story of a Girl, a coming-of-age story for the digital age.
The First Artist in America: The Life and Times of John Vanderlyn will premiere on May 7 at 2pm in Vanderlyn Hall at SUNY Ulster in Stone Ridge
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Registration is open for “Women in Politics: Past, Present & Future,” a conference commemorating the centennial of women’s suffrage in New York, which will begin on Friday, April 21, at the FDR Library in Hyde Park, N.Y., and will continue on Saturday, April 22, at SUNY New Paltz.
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Memorial Day weekend: World War II Living History encampment & military displays at the FDR Home, Presidential Library & Museum, Hyde Park. Fri.: USO Show. 7 pm. Sat.-Sun.: Re-enactors. Historic military displays & vehicles. 11am - 4pm. Mon.: Graveside Memorial Service. 1:30pm. www.FDRLibrary.Marist.edu
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John Burdick reviews At Home.
Michael Eck reviews Crowin' the Blues.
Jeremy Schwartz reviews Never End the Rocket Century.
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A poem by Demetrios Michael Houtrides (11 years old)
A poem by Ana C. H. Silva
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Kate Hamill is a Janeite—a devotee and enthusiastic admirer of Jane Austen.
Site specific performance and installation throughout the town of Woodstock, NY culminating in our Annual Secret City gathering at Bearsville Theater, Sunday, July 30th, 12noon. A sincere and fabulous celebration of the everyday creative life. With outfits! $20 suggested donation, free childcare.
Frank Boyd's "The Holler Sessions"
Frank Boyd’s one-man play “The Holler Sessions” defends jazz’s value and relevancy.
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Performing Olana: Frederic Church living his art
Olana and Ancram Opera House collaborate to produce a theater performance specifically created to take place in the landscape of the historic site. The dramatic work draws inspiration from Frederic Church’s paintings, letters, family life and the celebrated landscape and is presented as an immersive theater experience in which performer and audience journey together into Church's art.
FRI 6PM | SAT 2PM, 4PM, 6PM | SUN 2PM, 4PM, 6PM Member: $10, Non-Member: $15, Family (up to 5): $40
Art, a juried art show, sale and fundraising reception (hosted by the Jewish Federation of Ulster County) Thursday, September 7th at The Chateau in Kingston, 5:00-9:00 pm, features 29 area artists. Reservations: ($45 p/p) at www.fallforart.org
, or 845-338-8131.
Kiki Smith’s installation “From the Creek” is in dialogue with Thomas Cole and his house.
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