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From Pop Culture to Cop Culture

How writers of cop TV shows like “SWAT” are wrestling with the genre’s influence on real police officers
Writers of cop-centric television shows reconsider their portrayals of policing in the US amidst an ongoing wave of protests against police brutality.


Five Online Hudson Valley Arts Activities

For your consideration, here’s our current roundup of artistic happenings.


Drive-In Theaters Are the First Hudson Valley Entertainment Venues to Reopen

The COVID Moviegoing Experience & 2020 Drive-In Info
With their BYO seating model, drive-ins are almost uncannily well-designed to provide safe entertainment in a pandemic. Since May 15, New York State's drive-ins have been allowed to open, and the Hudson Valley's outdoor theaters are selling out.


Mohonk Mountain House: Hollywood's New Darling

The Dreamy Mountaintop Resort Stars in TV Series "Billions" and "Upload"
With eight screen credits under its belt, including two recent cameos in the Amazon series "Upload," and Showtime's "Billions," the picturesque Ulster County resort Mohonk Mountain House is becoming a fast favorite of film and TV location scouts.


New York State Drive-In Movie Theaters Reopen May 15

Craving a Purely Recreational Outing? Hudson Valley's Drive-Ins are Back Open Tonight!
May 15 is the first day that New York State drive-in movie theaters are allowed to re-open according to an announcement by Governor Cuomo on Monday. Here's what's open and what they're screening.


7 Shows to Stream this May

From a hilarious and poignant series on mothering in the 21st century to a dark Silicon Valley sci-fi drama, we're charging into May with a fresh list of series to stream online.


Five Hudson Valley Online Events to Enjoy

There’s plenty to occupy your time with on the internet—and much of it’s being generated by local Hudson Valley arts facilities


Hudson Valley Cinemas Offer their Quarantine Movie Recommendations

Plus How to Help Support Your Favorite Local Independent Movie Theater During COVID-19
While independent Hudson Valley cinemas wait out the pandemic to reopen their doors, many have switched to virtual offerings. In addition to their online programming, we asked the film buffs behind our region's theaters to share their quarantine movie picks. Here's what they recommend watching, plus how to support the region's small theaters.


Maiden Voyage: The Groundbreaking Round-the-World Tip of Tracy Edwards and Her All-Female Crew

Maiden depicts the epic journey of British skipper Tracey Edwards and her crew during the 1989 Whitbread Round the World race.


6 Hudson Valley Films You Need to Stream in Quarantine

The Hudson Valley film catalog has grown deep, broad and diverse — and a good amount of it is now available for streaming online. Happening right now for your viewing pleasure: the Streamfest, with new suggestions daily from the Hudson Valley Film Commission. And here are six varied offerings to whet your whistle.


Winter Watch List: 10 Movies Filmed in the Hudson Valley

Hundred of movies—from small indie flicks to Paramount Pictures blockbusters—have been filmed in the Hudson Valley and the Catskills since Governor Cuomo introduced the Empire Film Tax Credit incentive program. Here are 10 of of favorites for your wintertime watching pleasure.


Staff Picks: 14 Shows We’re Streaming Right Now

Looking for things to watch while you shelter in place? These 14 series will give your watchlist the jumpstart it needs.
We asked our Chrongram coworkers what shows they've been binge-watching lately. Here are 14 series to stream while you're holed up at home, doing your part to stop the spread of COVID-19.


Hudson Valley Filmmaker Josh Ruben Making Second Horror Comedy in the Region

Josh Ruben graduated from Onteora High School a proud film nerd. Now he's back sleeping at mom's — while shooting his second horror comedy feature. His first was just screened at Sundance. And Hudson valley Fim Commission founder Laurent Rejto says it couldn't happen to a nicer guy.


5 Activities in the Hudson Valley This Week

Dance, music, and film served with a side of bouillabaisse and chili!


5 Events in the Hudson Valley This Week

Black History Month events, plus film, live music, theater, and more.



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Virtual Studio Tour with Surreal Artist Charlotte Schulz and RoCA @

Virtual Studio Tour with Surreal Artist Charlotte Schulz and RoCA

Tue., Aug. 4, 3-4 p.m. — Join Rockland Center for the Arts on August 4th, at 3:00pm with...
Ashley Garrett: Aegis @ September

Ashley Garrett: Aegis

June 26-Aug. 16, 12-5 p.m. and Fridays-Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 16 — SEPTEMBER presents 'Aegis,' Ashley Garrett’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. After...

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