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Train plays Bethel Woods this Friday

San Francisco-based Adult Alternative megastars Train’s latest release Bulletproof Picasso  (2014, Columbia) is a big old serving of larger-than-life, anthemic production rock shot all the way to the moon by singer Pat Monahan’s…

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Day-camping with the Muse: Sign up now for the Hudson Valley Writing Project

“Write what you know,” aspiring writers are routinely exhorted. But that can be paralyzing advice for a young person whose knowledge of the world derives largely from the Internet. The Muse doesn’t dwell…

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Aztecs, Shipwreck & Sooners at Bard SummerScape

Bard SummerScape brings topnotch performers in the fields of music – including classical, opera and cabaret – as well as theater, dance and cinema to the Bard College campus each summer, and this…

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Kids’ Almanac (June 25-July 2)

“Woman to appear on new $10 bill which will be worth $7.80.” – @SeanX3 (on Twitter.com)   New Paltz FootGolf Ever notice that no matter how the kids’ soccer game went, afterwards all…

The Esopus Meadows Lighthouse (above) is the only wooden lighthouse remaining on the Hudson River. This Sunday, June 28 brings a rare opportunity to visit the restored structure on a double lighthouse tour that includes a visit to the Rondout Lighthouse (below right), celebrating its 100th anniversary. Passengers on the Spirit of the Hudson will depart from the Hudson River Maritime Museum in Kingston at 11 a.m. Tickets cost $50 for the four-hour trip on the Hudson. A box lunch to be eaten on the boat is included. Call (518) 822-1014 or visit http://bit.ly/1K8KPfh to make reservations. (photo by John Beines)

Take a tour of the restored Esopus Meadows Lighthouse & the Rondout Lighthouse this Sunday

Of the 13 lighthouses that once guided ships safely through the waters of the Hudson River, only seven remain. And only one wooden lighthouse stands: the Esopus Meadows Lighthouse, built in 1871. This…

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Chris Botti on stage at the Bardavon

A jazz player with a truly global purview, trumpeter/composer Chris Botti is one of the very few pop superstars that the genre has produced in the last few decades. While he always keeps…

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Jonny Lang & Kenny Wayne Shepard play UPAC tonight

Once rival blues prodigies, now grizzled blues eminences and road dogs, Jonny Lang and Kenny Wayne Shepard team up for the first time to play the Ulster Performing Arts Center (UPAC) on Sunday,…

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Newburgh Illuminated Festival fêtes city’s sesquicentennial

Question: Where can you go to hear 12 hours of live music, delve into foods ethnic and sublime, visit bona fide American historical sites, shop arts and crafts ‘til you drop and bask…

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Hudson Valley Cider Week kicks off with tasting event in New Paltz

An old industry is being revived in New York State: one that hearkens to pre-Colonial times – and one that hasn’t changed all that much in the interim. The fermenting and bottling of…

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Jill Sobule plays Unison in New Paltz

Best-known for the hits “I Kissed a Girl” and “Supermodel,” the prolific songwriter Jill Sobule surveys the scene with a subversive, playfully jaundiced eye, quietly taking everything that she writes about down a…

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