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Inside the kiln (photo by Tim Rowan)

Tim Rowan holds open studio in Stone Ridge

Fragment, vessel, box, cup: These are the categories assigned to pages on Tim Rowan’s website where examples of his work are photographed and displayed. Such assignations fall short in telling the story of…

Leonie Lacouette’s sleek contemporary clocks and the wares of more than 50 local artists will be on sale at the  Unison Holiday Craft Fair at the New Paltz Middle School on Saturday and Sunday, December 6 and 7. (photo by Dion Ogust)

Holiday craft fairs in New Paltz, Beacon & Kingston

This week presents three excellent opportunities to pick up the perfect gifts for your most discerning loved ones, each one bringing local artisans and craftspeople together in one place to provide plenty of…

Sinterklaas will arrive in Rhinebeck on Saturday, December 6. The Starlight Parade begins at 6 p.m. (Courtesy of Sinterklaas | Mark Fuerst)

Sinterklaas comes to Rhinebeck

After departing from Kingston a week before, Sinterklaas will arrive in Rhinebeck on Saturday, December 6, where the nondenominational celebration of children and community resumes. The events begin at 10 a.m. at the…

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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…

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Celebration of Lights with fireworks in Poughkeepsie

The 21st annual Celebration of Lights Parade with Fireworks will be held on Friday, December 5 at 6:30 p.m. The parade begins at Main and Garden Streets and proceeds to the first Christmas…

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Ulster Ballet’s A Christmas Carol at UPAC

Ulster Ballet’s 20th annual production of A Christmas Carol comes to the Ulster Performing Arts Center (UPAC) on Friday and Saturday, December 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 7 at…

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Kids’ Almanac (December 4-11)

“The government should not be guided by Temporary Excitement, but by Sober Second Thought.” – Martin Van Buren, eighth president of the United States   Happy birthday, President Van Buren! Join the gathering…

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It’s a Wonderful Life onstage

Ask people what’s their favorite Christmas movie, and an awful lot of them will cite the Frank Capra classic It’s a Wonderful Life. Some make a ritual of watching it every December. There’s…

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Zoe Muth plays Rosendale & Hudson

After being dubbed “Seattle’s Emmylou,” the talented retro-folk and country singer/songwriter Zoe Muth saw fit to leave her native Pacific Northwest for one of America’s roots-music Meccas – no, not Music City, but…

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Exercises that exorcise: Circle Mirror Transformation in Woodstock

Art imitates life imitates art, and there have been plays about actors, acting troupes and backstage drama, using them metaphorically as mirrors for real life, at least as far as back as Hamlet…

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