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Beacon’s Towne Crier hosts concert for new American Center for Folk Music

The City of Beacon has been a hotbed of folk music agitation since the founding in the early 20th century of the University Settlement Camp at the foot of Mount Beacon. That’s where,…

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Intro to Beekeeping seminar at Olive Free Library

The Olive Free Library will offer a free two-part “Introduction to Beekeeping” seminar on Saturdays, January 9 and 16 from 10 to 3 p.m., led by master beekeeper Rob Overton. Participants will learn…

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Kids’ Almanac (January 7-14)

    Follow the Yellow Brick Road, revisit Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, make a mural or learn to keep bees   “The older I get, the more I think every problem is just fear.”…

(Photo by Gilly Berlin)

Hudson Valley Musicians’ Collective offers mic workshop in New Paltz

Around the clock and around the globe, in forums like gearslutz.com, harmony-central.com and countless others, the international community of musicians and audio engineers engages in a psychologically dysfunctional cycle of fabulous consumerist indulgence…

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Solar: Buy, lease — or forget the whole thing?

It was hard to imagine a few short years ago. Here in upstate New York, where it’s cloudy half the time, solar panels are taking off. Even though Congress just extended the biggest…

Mosaics workshops, open to the entire community, are held twice each week, and no previous experience in mosaics is required. (Dion Ogust | Almanac Weekly)

St. Gregory’s in Woodstock seeks volunteer mosaic-makers

Arguably the most lasting and awe-inspiring accomplishment of late-medieval Europe is its legacy of beautiful cathedrals. Though initiated by church authorities, these were true community projects in many ways, with everyone from the…

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Brian Fallon to play Bearsville

Some bands make a living by demurring the vocations and offices of the rock god and by suggesting that, perhaps, the time for heroes has passed. Others – at all levels of the…

(Photo by Dion Ogust)

Enter the Jungle

In a town that’s anything but conventional, it only makes sense that the Woodstock area should play host to an athletic space that mirrors its forward-thinking, progressive ideals. Enter the Jungle: Athletic Movement…

Marshall Crenshaw (photo by Lisa Tanner)

Marshall Crenshaw plays the Falcon on Saturday

In the summer of 2015, the legendary songwriter’s songwriter Marshall Crenshaw released #392: The EP Collection, a title of multiple enigmas. First, Crenshaw’s album #447 (one of the best records of his or…

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Getting off on the right foot: Day One walk in Kingston

If your local government wants to call its alcohol-free New Year’s Eve events “First Night,” it’ll be obligated to pay the canny coiner of that term a fee. By contrast, if you try…

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