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Free classical concerts in Tannersville to feature pianist Tanya Gabrielian

All Souls’ Church in Tannersville announces a free summer chamber series running through July and August, featuring a lineup of critically acclaimed classical musicians from New York City, Denmark and the United Kingdom….


New Pornographers to perform at Bearsville

Since 1997, the diehard Canadian indie-rock supergroup the New Pornographers has considered re-supergrouping every couple of years, working around its members’ main projects – which, with the exception of vocalist Neko Case’s solo albums,…


Maverick to celebrate July 4th weekend with Goldberg Variations, silent Cage & Hand premiere

The Fourth of July weekend celebration at the Maverick in Woodstock is all about the range and inclusivity of that venerable and radical serious-music institution. In a typically maverick fashion, the weekend moves…


Kid Rock & Foreigner play Bethel Woods on Friday

Kid Rock is a complicated musical and cultural figure, as if a purveyor of sh*t-kicking redneck hip hop could be anything but. He does have a reputation, however for putting his money where…


Martha Wainwright plays Spiegeltent at Bard

Martha Wainwright may be the scion of folk royalty (father: Loudon III; mother: the late, great Kate McGarrigle), but well into her own career, much of Wainwright’s work taxes most traditional definitions of…


Random House to host authors & book-inspired workshops at Basilica Hudson’s “Off the Page”

  When Random House throws an Open House at its headquarters in Manhattan, readers get to meet their favorite authors in an up-close-and-personal atmosphere. Now the mega-publisher is moving the party upstate for…


Kids’ Almanac (July 2-9)

“To make living itself an art, that is the goal.” – Henry Miller   BioBlast at Kingston Point At first, a BioBlast sounded to me like some sort of unlocked achievement in my…

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Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (July 2-11)

Note to our readers: Every page marks a different date in our online Almanac Weekly calendar of events.  The weekly post includes: premier listings on the first page; the events for Thursday on page 2; Friday…

Kit Harington and Alicia Vikander in Testament of Youth.

Testament of Youth is a handsome, timeless meditation on the futility of war

A side from the actual international conflicts that never seem to stop swirling around us, many Americans can point to works of literature that they read during adolescence that profoundly affected their attitudes…


Jazz sax great Jane Ira Bloom plays Marlboro’s Falcon

Soprano saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom brings her quartet to the Falcon in Marlboro on Thursday, July 2 at 7 p.m. It is hard to believe that many hot concerns in the world of…

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