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Bumper crop of Hudson Valley food & drink festivals

MAY Radio Woodstock 100.1 presents the Craft Brew Boogaloo, Saturday, May 23, 2-6 p.m. Craft brews from over 75 breweries, as well as over 150 beer choices. Live music by the Big Takeover,…

Tani Tabbal

Tani Tabbal Trio plays Bearsville

Amongst jazz composers and avant-garde band leaders, drummer and area resident Tani Tabbal is a first-call sideman. He has worked extensively with Chicago legend Roscoe Mitchell and occupied the drum chair in the…

Daryl Anger and Emy Phelps

Rosendale Café hosts Emy Phelps & Daryl Anger

Emy Phelps’s lovely 2012 collection, Look up, Look Down, is a work of lush, ambient roots music in the service of Phelps’s affecting narrative songs. The record includes contributions from some players who…

A Continental Currency “Dollar” of 1776 was recently identified in New Paltz.

Appraise your treasures at Kingston’s Old Dutch Church

Stephen Cardile, appraiser and founder of Astor Galleries, will bring a team of expert appraisers, including Mara Dean and Jessica DuPont, to Kingston for an Antiques Roadshow-like event to benefit Uptown’s Old Dutch Church…

Bernadette Peters

Bernadette Peters at the Bardavon in Poughkeepsie

I admit it: I got a little giggly talking with Bernadette Peters. I’ve interviewed many famous people, but she just has such star power – the authentic kind that radiates from doing exactly…

Ainsley Kouhout at the Gardiner Cupcake Festival. (photo by Lauren Thomas)

Gardiner Cupcake Festival this Saturday

Though we presumably all resolve to “eat healthier” whenever a New Year rolls around, there are times when one simply must indulge a craving for comfort foods or a special sweet treat. One…

When Satyajit Ray started shooting the first of the three films, Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road), he was a graphic artist working in advertising who had never directed a movie before.

Rescued film masterpiece screened in Rhinebeck

One of international cinema’s crowning achievements, Satyajit Ray’s Apu Trilogy, had a near-miraculous birth in the 1950s. When he started shooting the first of the three films, Pather Panchali (Song of the Little…

Portrait of Levi P. Morton by George Hughes

Framing Levi Morton in Rhinecliff

Despite his illustrious past, not many people really know much about Levi P. Morton. That will change on Saturday, May 16, when the Morton Memorial Library and Community House in Rhinecliff will honor…

Opus 40 (photo by Dion Ogust)

Kids’ Almanac (May 14-21)

“Do not complain. Work harder. Spend more time alone.” – Joan Didion, Blue Nights   Noteworthy It just makes sense: our country’s only president with a disability inspires accessibility at his own museum,…

Ambrosia Parsley

Ambrosia Parsley releases Weeping Cherry at Old Glenford Church Studio this Friday

On Weeping Cherry, in a voice both honeyed and gritty, Ambrosia Parsley delivers songs rich in omen and evocation, lyrics that hint at location, situation and period ambience but that are curiously begrudging…

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