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A Festival Within A Festival: Bard Summerscape & Bard Music Festival

A Festival Within A Festival: Bard Summerscape & Bard Music Festival

Nadia Boulanger is the thematic figurehead of Bard College’s 31st annual Bard Music Festival and “festival within a festival,” SummerScape, which will take place between July 8 and August 15.


Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival's Last Year at Boscobel

2021 is bittersweet for Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, which celebrates a return to al fresco theater post-COVID during what will be its last season at Boscobel in Garrison.


Theater Round-Up

Theater makes its triumphant return to the region, though still with precautions in place; most of the theater productions in the Hudson Valley and the Berkshires are being staged outdoors this year.



Arm-Of-The-Sea Gets the Green Light for Tidewater Center on the Saugerties Waterfront
The new Tidewater Center will consist of a 99- seat theater and outdoor performance space; a studio for resident artists; a waterworks play area; a kayak launch; and an environmental science lab.


Stratford-on-Hudson: Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival's New Home

In 2022, the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival will be moving to a permanent home, just down the road from its current digs in Garrison.


Bird-on-a-Cliff Theatre Company Celebrates 25 Years of the Woodstock Shakespeare Festival

“William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (Abridged)” Premieres at Woodstock’s Comeau Property on August 7
For its 25th anniversary, the Woodstock Shakespeare Festival received the gift of good fortune.


From A Drive-In Opera To Plein-Air Shakespeare, Local Productions Head Outdoors

Hudson Valley art organizations were forced to cancel their upcoming productions in mid-March, but under Phase 4, productions are now reopening. Although reopening has come with many challenges, productions are moving outdoors and these art organizations are looking forward to welcoming back the community.


Five Online Hudson Valley Arts Activities

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


Five New Online Hudson Valley Happenings

Music, theater, classes—and Opus 40 is open for socially distant visits.


Five Hudson Valley Happenings This Week (Online and Offline)

Stay safe and have fun as you enjoy these selected activities.


Bearsville Entertainment Complex Revived by New Owner Lizzie Vann

Since purchasing the Bearsville Theatre property last August, entrepreneur Lizzie Vann has undertaken major renovations to the complex to improve the venue’s acoustics and bring the entire complex, which includes two restaurants and the Radio Woodstock building, back to life.


Events in the Hudson Valley This Week

Visual art, a prize-winning author, performance, and live music.


5 Events in the Hudson Valley This Week

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


"Ella the Ungovernable" At Valatie Community Theatre

A New Play on Ella Fitzgerald's Tumultuous Youth Comes to Columbia County
Valatie Community Theatre stages a new play on Ella Fitzgerald’s tumultuous youth.


Five Hot Holiday Happenings in the Hudson Valley

Between swigs of eggnog, try to make it out to one of these sure-fire seasonal events.


Five Fine Events in the Hudson Valley

In this week’s roundup of Hudson Valley happenings, the seasonal theme continues, augmented by a solemn-but-triumphant commemorative event at Bard College.



Hudson Valley Events

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Up Close and Personal: The Art Effect Exhibition @

Up Close and Personal: The Art Effect Exhibition

May 28-July 1, 12 p.m. — Up Close and Personal invites you to engage with the age-old notion...
"Nivola: Sandscapes" @ Magazzino Italian Art

"Nivola: Sandscapes"

May 8-Jan. 10 — Features a selection of 50 works of sandcast sculpting by Costantino Nivola...

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