Events
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Abdoulaye Diabate & Banning Eyre to play Afropop benefit in Rhinebeck

Enjoy an evening of music from Mali this Saturday, November 15 from 8 to 11 p.m., as Mali-born musician Abdoulaye Diabate and guitarist/journalist/ethnomusicologist Banning Eyre of the public radio program Afropop Worldwide perform…

Ethel Barone of Red Hook Farm (photo by Francesco Mastalia)

Francesco Mastalia & Red Hook panel probe what “organic” really means

Historic Red Hook and the Red Hook Community Arts Network, in conjunction with the Village of Red Hook, will host a panel discussion at the Elmendorph Inn on Sunday, November 16 at 2…

Arlo Guthrie

Arlo Guthrie at the Bardavon

Arlo Guthrie didn’t choose his name, but the heir to one of the great legacies in American music and culture has certainly earned it. A master songwriter, a social commentator and activist and…

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Pitcairn to play instrument that inspired The Red Violin at Bard

It’s not often that an audience will come out to see the instrument as much as the player, but on Saturday, November 15, the celebrated violin virtuoso Elizabeth Pitcairn will be in a…

Derek McGee

Boughton Place hosts Iraq veteran/author Derek McGee

In honor of Veterans’ Day, Boughton Place in Highland will host an author talk and book-signing with Derek McGee on Friday, November 14 at 7 p.m. In “The Middle East and the Search…

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Kids’ Almanac (Nov. 13-20)

“Never let the facts stand in the way of a good answer.” – Tom Magliozzi, Car Talk   FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14 Fundraising Friday at People’s Place The People’s Place food pantry and thrift…

Edward Snowden and his girlfriend Lindsey Mills in Russia in Citizenfour

Say hi to Big Brother in Citizenfour

Fans of political thrillers, documentaries and horror movies are generally viewed as different demographics. But a new film about to hit the screens – and to generate tons of paranoid buzz – is…

Emad Shahin (photo by Ahmad El-Nemr)

Egyptian policy expert Emad Shahin at Vassar

If someone asked you to name the three greatest civilizations of the ancient world, you would probably cite the Egyptians, the Greeks and the Romans – and you would probably think of them…

Speed the Plough

Quinn’s in Beacon hosts Speed the Plough, Breakfast in Fur

The 30-year story of the New Jersey band Speed the Plough reads like Faulkner’s account of Hoboken. The band’s history runs parallel to that of the quintessential Hoboken band the Feelies, seemingly including…

The empty pool of Hotel Pelanque, 2014 (photo by Carmen Serra)

“Hotel Palenque Is Not in Yucatan” but it is at Bard

“Hotel Palenque Is Not in Yucatan,” an exhibition curated by Montserrat Albores Gleason as the culmination of her three-year curatorial fellowship at the Center for Curatorial Studies (CCS) at Bard College, takes as…

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