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Hermitage Piano trio performs in Kingston

The 48th annual Ulster Chamber Music Series presents the elite Hermitage Piano in a performance on Sunday, March 20 at 5 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Cross in Kingston. The trio…

Adolfas Mekas with cinematic halo (Syd M)

The Mighty Mekas

A reading to celebrate the publication of the first volume of the diaries of the late filmmaker Adolfas Mekas willt take place on Wednesday, March 9, at Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery Street,…


Douglas Brinkley to talk about FDR as a conservationist in Hyde Park

If you’ve ever visited Lake Taghkanic in Columbia County, you may have noticed the groves of stately pines, planted in orderly rows. They’re the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), a work-relief…


Artist’s books by Grady Kane-Horrigan in New Paltz

Multimedia artist Grady Kane-Horrigan has taken two of the most mundane and ubiquitous technological phenomena – Facebook and the smartphone – and mined them for unsuspected artistic gold. The result of his refining,…

Ciarra Fragale, Andres Rodriquez, Olivia Whalen-Ripp in A View from the Bridge

Miller’s A View from the Bridge at SUNY-New Paltz

Though America prides itself on its history of being a “land of opportunity” and a haven for immigrants from all over the world, the contrary impulse to blame newcomers for all social ills…


Angels in America on stage in Rhinebeck

Beginning this Friday, the intrepid actors of CenterStage Productions at the Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck are taking on one of the biggest challenges in contemporary theater: a full production – including…

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