Carol Zaloom’s “Dragon Dance” (photo by Richard Edelman)

Saugerties Artists’ Studio Tour this weekend

Thirty-four artists who live and work in Saugerties will open their studios to visitors during the 12th annual Saugerties Artists’ Studio Tour on Saturday and Sunday, August 9 and 10 from 10 a.m….

(Zoom Flume)

Kids’ Almanac (August 7-14)

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air’s salubrity.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson   Watery wonderlands: Zoom Flume & SplashDown Beach We’re lucky to have two dedicated water parks in…

Rodney Jordan, Marcus Roberts & Jason Marsalis of the Marcus Roberts Trio. (photo by John Douglas)

Marcus Roberts & the Catskill Jazz Factory’s Joy of Jazz festival

When the genius pianist Marcus Roberts plays at his third annual incarnation of the Catskill Jazz Factory’s Joy of Jazz festival next week, he’ll be in a celebratory mood because of much more…

The Suzan, a pop/rock band from Tokyo, as well as 14 other bands will perform at this year’s festival.

Wassaic Project Summer Festival this weekend

The small hamlet of Wassaic, located in the town of Amenia in Dutchess County, is home to the Wassaic Project: a multidisciplinary artist-run center designed to foster collaborative work between musicians, dancers, visual…

John-Patrick Driscoll in Unnecessary Farce

Kilt with laughter at Shadowland’s Unnecessary Farce

Since the Golden Age of Hollywood, organized crime has provided a bottomless well of inspiration for popular culture. Whether the medium is film, television, books or the stage, more often than not the…

(Storm King Art Center)

Kids’ Almanac (July 31-August 7)

“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.” -Eleanor Roosevelt   Swim across the Hudson to benefit Beacon’s River Pool The…

Strange bedfellows then and strange bedfellows now, Mearth and Lost in the Sauce reunite for a show at Snug Harbor in New Paltz on Saturday, August 2 at 10 p.m.

After the battle: Mearth & Lost in the Sauce meet again in New Paltz

Despite its claustrophobic dimensions, the Griffon in New Paltz (Neko Sushi for those who have only been here a little while; McGuinn’s or the Homestead for those who haven’t been back in a…

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Midlake plays BSP in Kingston this Friday

Say that there’s a band you’ve heard of but never heard. They’re buzzing hard now, coming off opening slots for Pearl Jam and Neil Young and hitting Later with Jools Holland, and so…

The Ulster County Fair returns to New Paltz July 29-August 2 (photo by Richie Corozine)

Ulster County Fair in New Paltz, 7/29-8/3

The annual Ulster County Fair will return to its home in New Paltz at the County Fairgrounds on Libertyville Road this Tuesday, July 29, remaining in town through Sunday, August 3. It will,…


Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice returns

Scenes from the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice (photos by Dion Ogust) The growth of the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice, which was launched five years ago by three local opera…

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