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Winter Walk in Hudson

Whoever says that a chilly evening in December is not the best time of year to stroll up and down Warren Street in Hudson might just be mistaken. They might have never experienced…

Inside Nina Paturel and Luc Moeys’ newest creation, Lekker in Stone Ridge (photo by Dion Ogust)

Oriole9/Yum Yum Noodle Bar owners open Lekker in Stone Ridge

Nina Paturel and Luc Moeys, an entrepreneurial couple who own Oriole9 and Yum Yum Noodle Bar in Woodstock and another Yum Yum Noodle Bar in Uptown Kingston, recently bought what used to be…

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Elaine Rachlin sings cabaret to welcome Beaujolais Nouveau in Rhinecliff

What qualities of voice are evoked when one is compared to Edith Piaf and Billie Holiday? Both divas sang from somewhere below the heart and reached into the hearts of fans everywhere. They…

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Mid-Hudson Rainbow Chorus performs in Kingston

The Mid-Hudson Rainbow Chorus will make its debut at a performance at the LGBTQ Community Center in Kingston on Sunday, November 16. Formed less than a year ago, the all-inclusive group of men…

Poet Leslie Gerber

Leslie Gerber reads Lies of the Poets in Woodstock

Leslie Gerber’s poetic impulse was a long time coming. After a career on radio (WDST), a long stint at mail-order classical music sales and an attempt to play piano, he began writing poems….

Amy Helm

Ladies of the Valley concert to benefit Family of Woodstock

A benefit concert for Family of Woodstock’s Hotline and Walk-in Center will be held on Sunday, November 9 at the Bearsville Theater, featuring an almost-all-women lineup of singer/songwriters who now hail from the…

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“Paper engineer” Robert Sabuda releases new book, readies 10 Horse Art Center

In a six-minute-long Martha Stewart video clip, Robert Sabuda demonstrates the rudiments of making a pop-up book. You fold your paper like this, slice it like that, then bend the fold back on…

Annie O’Neill

Annie O’Neill retrospective in Stone Ridge

Annie O’Neill calls her show at Family Traditions a “mini-retrospective,” implying that the collection of photographic prints, drawings, silkscreens and steel sculptures is but a small sample of the work that she has…

Cornelius Eady (photo by Chip Cooper)

Sarah Micklem, Cornelius Eady & Rough Magic in Kingston

Kingston’s Spoken Word will host a mix of talent and entertainment this weekend when poet/playwright Cornelius Eady takes the stage with his literary band Rough Magic and his wife, fantasy novelist Sarah Micklem….

Suzanna Hermans will conduct a panel discussion with three writers: the wonderful Gail Godwin (above), Valerie Martin and Koren Zailckas on Saturday at 12:30 at the Elmendorph Inn on North Broadway. (photo by Beth Blis)

Red Hook hosts Read Local Literary Festival

The upcoming third annual Read Local! Red Hook Literary Festival will take place on Friday and Saturday, April 11 and 12 in venues in the village of Red Hook, with a full schedule…

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