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Gathering of Old Cars at Mills Mansion

The annual Gathering of Old Cars antique car show will be held at the Staatsburgh State Historic Site at 75 Mills Mansion Drive in Staatsburg on Sunday, October 19 from 11 a.m. to…

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Duke McVinnie Band plays the Falcon

A couple of years ago, the Duke McVinnie Band (hereafter DMV Band) seemed to be performing practically weekly, enjoying extended residencies at BSP and the Bearsville Theater. These were good times for anyone…

(Photo by Dion Ogust)

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival at Dutchess Fairgrounds

According to ancient Greek mythology, the lifespan of every man and woman lies in the hands of three fiber artists, the Moirai or Fates: Clotho, who spins out the thread of life, Lachesis,…

Rosanne Cash (photo by Patrick McBride)

Rosanne Cash at the Bardavon

Color Rosanne Cash undaunted by her intimidating country lineage, the confluence of Carter and Cash (and she was married to Nick Lowe for a time: no slouch of a songwriter himself). Cash is…

(Photo by Mookie Forcella)

Zombie Crawl in Saugerties

If they were still in their graves, zombies would be rolling over, confused by the kerfuffle caused by Saugerties’ popular annual event. Here’s the situation as it stands at presstime: There will be…

Lacey Schwartz

WFF features Little White Lie by Woodstock-raised filmmaker

As the commercial mainstream movie market sinks ever further into escapism and fantasy, there are fewer venues for the contemplative soul who prefers a film that embraces reality. So when the 15th annual…

Olana (photo by Dion Ogust)

Paint-out at Olana

The Columbia County Council on the Arts (CCCA) and the Olana Partnership will host the third annual en plein air event, “Creating Landscapes within the Landscape,” held at the Olana State Historic Site…

Lake Cole at Frost Valley

Kids’ Almanac (October 16-23)

“Thinking of buying an orange flat sheet, throwing it on top of the laundry peak and going with the Great Pumpkin theme for the remainder of the season, with the option to extend…

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Sassy, star-powered & socially responsible: 15th annual Woodstock Film Festival

Those Fiercely Independent folks are back, and if you move fast you can still get a piece of the onscreen action. Yes, this week marks the return of the Woodstock Film Festival (WFF)…

Valley Uprising co-director Nick Rosen working in Yosemite (photo by courtesy of Sender Films)

New Paltz Climbing Film Festival

“There’s a fine line between boldness and stupidity.” So says one veteran climber in the trailer for Valley Uprising: Yosemite’s Rock Climbing Revolution, the centerpiece of the 2014 Reel Rock Film Tour, which…

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