Dance
Michele Wiles and Drew Jacoby perform La Folia, Choreographed by Mauro Bigonzetti and photographed by Gene Schiavone

Ballet Next comes to Kaatsbaan

It’s thrilling when classic artforms reinvent themselves. Painting and sculpture, music and theater do this with great constancy, especially as the drive for postmodern interpretations of old standards and increasing competition for audiences…

The Old Dutch Church in Uptown Kingston (photo by Julie O’Connor)

Kingston’s Old Dutch Church hosts dance this Saturday

The Ulster County Historical Society (UCHS) has made it part of its mission to educate the community about the significance of local history in a way that makes it fun; it has developed…

Margie Miggins (photo by Michael Sass)

Hooley on the Hudson this Sunday

Hooley on the Hudson, the annual Irish fest held at Gallo Park on the Kingston waterfront, will be held this Sunday, September 2 from 12 noon to 9 p.m. Hosted by the Ulster…

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Michael Jackson-themed dance party this Saturday

“Forever King,” the fourth annual Michael Jackson tribute night at Market Market, may have had its origins in the untimely death of the late pop superstar, but even that initial iteration was more…

St Saens

Bard launches Saint-Saëns-themed SummerScape on July 6

Bard SummerScape kicks off the 2012 season with a lighthearted nod to Baroque dance on July 6, 7 and 8. Let My Joy Remain, a contemporary interpretation of the dance forms that enlivened…

Mount Tremper Arts Festival founders and directors Mathew Pokoik and Aynsley Vandenbroucke. Photo by Dion Ogust

Mount Tremper Arts Festival begins

Imagine witnessing a mindbending performance or dance piece in the making, then hanging out with the artist and performers around the campfire under a sky brilliant with stars. The experimental, collaborative nature of…

Taboo of the Black-eyed Peas

Black-Eyed Peas’ Taboo deejays at Orient in Poughkeepsie this Saturday

Taboo, a member of the Black-Eyed Peas, will do a live deejay set at Orient in Poughkeepsie on Saturday, June 2 at 10 p.m. The performance will follow an appearance at SplashDown Beach…

The Boilermakers

The joint is jumpin’ this Friday in Po’town

Start your Memorial Day weekend off on the right foot…or the left, as the case may be. Hudson Valley Community Dancers (HVCD) will be hosting the Boilermaker Jazz Band from Pittsburgh, at their…

Photo of Elizabeth Disharoon by Paula Lobo.

Choreographer Jennifer Muller this Saturday at Kaatsbaan

Over a span of nearly 40 years, choreographer Jennifer Muller has created more than 100 pieces, sometimes incorporating other media in her compositions; she has collaborated with such disparate and noteworthy artists as…

Megan Fairchild and Andrew Veyette in Coppelia

Such a doll: Bardavon hosts New Paltz Ballet Theatre’s Coppelia this Sunday

The New Paltz Ballet Theatre, which brings its annual production of Coppelia featuring principal dancers from the New York City Ballet to the Bardavon 1869 Opera House in Poughkeepsie this Sunday afternoon, March…

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