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New paintings by Christie Scheele on view in Rhinebeck

Painter Christie Scheele has been perfecting her art for the quarter-century that she has lived in the deep Catskills. Her new solo exhibit at the Albert Shahinian Gallery in Rhinebeck represents her 16th…

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Dutchess Dragon Boat Race on Poughkeepsie waterfront

We all know that most dragons fly. Some, however, glide along the top of the water with great speed and accuracy, as if driven by an ancient necessity to appease the gods or…

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Kingston Land Trust seeks community input for Greenline design

  Over the past 50 years, America has been radically reengineered for the car. Expressways, massive suburban sprawl and parking lots have fragmented and attenuated the old urban fabric of gridded streets and…

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New events & programs at Storm King Art Center, one of the world’s best sculpture parks

  On a recent visit to Storm King Art Center in Orange County’s Mountainville, I stood at the summit of the outdoor sculpture park looking down at the fields against the backdrop of…

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Mary Louise Wilson to discuss her new book, My First Hundred Years

  Mary Louise Wilson: She’s an actor you’ve probably seen often, and still might not know her by name. On Broadway, she was Big Edie in Grey Gardens, for which she received a…

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Ultimate Comic Book Trade Show & Expo at Civic Center in Poughkeepsie

The Ultimate Comic Book Trade Show and Expo at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie on July 25 and 26 will be taken over by comic book, sci-fi and fantasy enthusiasts of all ages for two…

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The Best Guitarist in the World at Bearsville

I don’t get asked “Who’s your favorite rock guitarist?” nearly often enough. I have an answer – a crafted koan of an answer that both satisfies and confounds the asking, exposing deep pools of…

Rondout Valley farms are giving away art stickers so that people can complete a map, earn prizes and learn more about local food. For more information, visit www.stick2local.com. (Maria Reidelbach)

Kids’ Almanac: Dragon Boats, scavenger hunts, comic book expo and Alice turns 150

“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi   Local hunts and hikes Want an easy hook to help discover new places in our area? Try a local scavenger…

Ted Baker, who has worked at Marlboro’s Benmarl Winery for the past 16 years, poses for a photo in the vineyard. (photo by Lauren Thomas)

Bounty of the Hudson Wine & Food Festival in Marlboro this weekend

The Hudson Valley abounds in food and fun, not the least so when growers and vendors come together to celebrate their products. And this weekend’s Bounty of the Hudson Wine & Food Festival…

Doors open at 9:15 a.m. on July 19 at Samuel Morse Estate at Locust Grove (pictured above) so that participants can make their way to the ballroom and get themselves settled in for a day of physical and mental challenge. It will be BYOM – bring your own mat – for 45-minute-long sessions with teachers of Vinyasa Yoga, Qigong, Baptiste Power Yoga, Ayurvedic Yoga and Yin Yoga.

Yoga for Nepal fundraiser at Locust Grove in Poughkeepsie

A benefit for relief efforts in Nepal is being held at the Samuel Morse Estate at Locust Grove this Sunday, July 19. When the devastating earthquake rocked the Himalayas on April 25, it took…

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