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Hudson Valley Philharmonic to perform Brubeck’s Ansel Adams: America at Bardavon

As you leaf through that coffee-table book of magnificent black-and-white landscape photography by the great Ansel Adams, what soundtrack is playing in your head? Some sort of traditional folk music, perhaps? If classical…

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New Jangle for now people in New Paltz: Lives of the Obscure’s impressive new EP

It has taken these slow ears of mine almost 20 years now – starting the clock at the moment that Eamon Martin turned me on to Tortoise’s post-rock genre-spawning Millions Now Living Will Never…

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Mid-Hudson Civic Center hosts The Price is Right Live! in Poughkeepsie

Except for a seven-year hiatus in the late ’60s and early ’70s, The Price Is Right has been on the air continuously since 1956. Whether you picture Bill Cullen, Bob Barker or Drew…

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ZviDance performs Surveillance at Kaatsbaan in Tivoli

The Kaatsbaan International Dance Center hosts a performance of Surveillance, a conceptual dance program that explores the ubiquity of technology and surveillance in modern life. Surveillance is the work of ZviDance, an experimental…

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band to play in Woodstock

Radio Woodstock presents the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, ambassadors of New Orleans since 1961, at the Bearsville Theater on Saturday, April 4 at 9 p.m. The band is currently under the direction of…

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Museum at Bethel Woods reopens with Mysteryland-inspired exhibit

On Saturday, April 4, the Museum at Bethel Woods will open for the 2015 season featuring a new exhibit “Peace, Love, Unity, Respect: The Rise of Electronic Music Culture in America.” Inspired by…

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Shana Falana unveils new CD in Kingston

BSP in Kingston will celebrate Shana Falana’s eagerly awaited full-length CD, Set Your Lightning Fire Free, with a release show on Friday, April 3 at 9 p.m. The Kingston-based psychedelic pop songwriter (and…

Laurie Anderson is best known for her multimedia presentations and innovative use of technology. As writer, director, visual artist and vocalist, she has created pioneering works that span the worlds of art, theater and experimental music. She  was also appointed the first artist-in-residence of NASA. (photo by Tim Knox)

Avant-goddess: Laurie Anderson and Neil Gaiman at Bard

Now that fantasy author extraordinaire Neil Gaiman is on the faculty at Bard College, teaching just one class per semester, third- and fourth-year students dream and scheme to be among the favored few…

Jacob Horstmeier, Kelsey Landon, Brandon Jones and Michael Rhodes (photo by Deborah Lopez Lynch)

Tivoli’s Tangent Theatre to perform Kenneth Lonergan’s Lobby Hero

One of the Hudson Valley’s more intriguing stage troupes these days is the Tangent Theatre Company, known for its annual NEWvember Festival showcasing the best newly written plays and its regular pub reading…

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Joan Osborne coming to Bearsville

For most of her 20-plus-year career, the great singer Joan Osborne has been old-school – not so much in sound as in career strategy. With many notable exceptions over the course of more…

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