Steve Jobs in Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine   (photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures)

Preview screening of Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine in Woodstock

Though he didn’t become a household name until the release of Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room in 2005, Alex Gibney was copping Emmys for his TV documentaries as early as 1992….

Part of the Fall Experimental Football League, the Hudson Valley Fort’s games at Dutchess Stadium will take place on Saturday, October 10 against the Brooklyn Bolts, with postgame fireworks; Friday, October 23 against the Mahoning Valley Brawlers; and Friday, November 6 against the Florida Blacktips.

Kids’ Almanac: Experimental Football League, Zombie summer camp & Artists’ Soapbox Derby

“Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don’t they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.” – Ray Bradbury, Dandelion Wine   New football team:…

Emily Speed’s architecture-inspired sculptures will premiere in film and performance during WSW’s  au•gust art festival, August 7-29.

On the trail of art at WSW’s au•gust art festival

Once upon a time, in the days of the Rosendale cement boom, there was a busy rail depot across from what was then a general store and is now that fabulous nexus of…

Walkway over the Hudson

Poughkeepsie’s Upper Landing Park hosts Community Celebration this Saturday

The Dyson Foundation and the Bardavon are throwing a party on Saturday, August 8 at Poughkeepsie’s Upper Landing Park. It’s the second annual Community Celebration, and it will feature lots of music and…

The Sunflower Art Festival will include live music from more than 15 acts on two stages (including Yard Sale, pictured below), square dancing and swing, spirits and food samplings, a wine and beer garden, food trucks, a pop-up shopping village, kids’ activities and a community art project in which artists of all ages and skill levels will turn blank canvases into a visual field of sunflowers. (photo by Dion Ogust)

Flower power: Sunflower Art Festival in Gardiner

The inaugural Sunflower Art Festival slated for Saturday, August 8 from 10 a.m. to dusk on the grounds of the Tuthilltown Spirits distillery in Gardiner will be a free admission, multifaceted event. Kicking…


Red Neckromancer to play Kingston’s Anchor

Red Neckromancer: The band name itself is such a clever cultural portmanteau that you expect the music to fall in line with macabre metal tropes rendered as whiskeyed, barnyard folk. You expect one…

Last swim of the day at Belleayre Beach (photo by Julie O’Connor)

Kids’ Almanac: Take a swim in a local sandy beach

“Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.” – E.B. White   Belleayre Beach Belleayre Beach at Pine Hill Lake is a treasure, with its beautiful white sand and the natural…

(Photo by Rick Olivier)

Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys play Marlboro’s Falcon

Declared by the Washington Post to be “one of the finest Cajun groups in history,” Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys return to their Hudson Valley home-away-from-home, the Falcon in Marlboro on Thursday,…

Neil Evans is the owner of the C.H. Evans Brewing Company.  Now located in Quackenbush Square in Albany, the Evans Brewery originally operated in Hudson from 1786 until Prohibition brought about its untimely, though temporary, demise.

“Local Beer Meets Local History” at Spotty Dog in Hudson

Citizens of Hudson rarely require a reason to stop by the Spotty Dog Books & Ale for a frosty glass on a summer afternoon, the establishment regularly offering the perfect combination of brewskis…


Dutchess Stadium hosts Wrestling under the Stars this Saturday

Ah, the changing Hudson Valley: arts, great food, decent weather, landscape…Oh yes, there’s pro wrestling too. Looking for some action this weekend? Try Wrestling under the Stars at Dutchess Stadium this Saturday night,…

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