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24-Hour Drone Festival at Basilica Hudson

Co-presented with Le Guess Who? festival in Utrecht, the Netherlands in collaboration with the Second Ward Foundation and Wave Farm/WGXC, Basilica Hudson presents the second annual 24-Hour Drone: Experiments in Sound and Music…

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“One of the best fiddlers on the planet” Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill to perform in Red Hook

Irish music duo Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill will perform their critically acclaimed interpretations of traditional Irish music in their third Studio Red Hook appearance on Saturday, April 23 at 8 p.m. Hayes…

Special guest Eleanor Owen Seeland, who grew up on the island (her parents, Wayne and Marian Owen, were the assistant superintendents from 1927 to 1942), will make a cameo appearance in Bannerman Island Voices and also be on hand to answer questions afterwards. (Bannerman Castle Trust archive)

Capture the castle: Bannerman Island Voices at the Falcon

A special “Live at the Falcon” brunch presentation on Saturday, April 23 will raise funds toward the preservation of Bannerman Castle, that threatened historical treasure sited on Bannerman/Pollepel Island in the Hudson River. Attendees…

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Tudor takedown: Shakespeare skeptics to gather in Rosendale

April 23, 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, so it’s not surprising that all sorts of public events are being organized to commemorate the Swan of Avon and…

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O+LD Capital Can-Design Reveal Party at Keegan Ales

Since its beginning, the revolutionary O+ Festival has been about synergies, imaginative bartering and bridge-building in the streets of Uptown Kingston (and the streets of Petaluma, California as well). This spirit extends now…

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Boz Scaggs plays UPAC in Kingston this Sunday

You certainly won’t be “all alone” this Sunday evening when Boz Scaggs takes the stage at the Ulster Performing Arts Center (UPAC): Tickets are selling fast for the concert by the blue-eyed soul…

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Skeleton Keys bring “Deadtronica” to Bearsville

“I call it ‘Deadtronica,’ though it is really not the best description,” says keyboardist/singer/songwriter Alex Mazur of Skeleton Keys, his latest in a long (and lengthening) career of Grateful Dead tribute bands and…

Nonhlanhla Kheswa (photo by Johann Person)

Uhadi & all-star guests perform Salute to Africa at Bard

Tannersville’s heavyweight jazz incubator, the Catskill Jazz Factory, continues to pair in fruitful and surprising ways with the ever-ambitious musical programming at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson. On Saturday, April 16 at 8 p.m.,…

Photo of Twyla Tharp by Walter Whitman

Choreographer Twyla Tharp is building new dances in Tannersville

What’s a world-class, universally renowned powerhouse of a choreographer doing up in Greene County? Twyla Tharp and members of her dance company have spent a month in residency at the Catskill Mountain Foundation…

Colin Quinn's connection to Woodstock goes back to childhood. “When I was a kid, I went to Woodstock Elementary School for six months, and I almost went to Onteora Junior High School, but we moved back to Brooklyn,” he says. “My favorite thing to do was to go to the Millstream and watch the nude skinny-dippers.”

Comedian Colin Quinn to perform benefit for Woodstock Land Conservancy

“Yeah, I guess it all comes down to your mom,” says comic Colin Quinn, when asked about his connection to Woodstock and how the Woodstock Land Conservancy (WLC) scored him as its benefit…

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