Yoan Capote’s Immanence  in Winter in America | Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

“Winter in America” at The School in Kinderhook

“Winter in America” at the Jack Shainman Gallery’s amazing space in Kinderhook, the School, is described by the noted New York gallerist as being about our nation’s current “season of malaise” as it…

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Celebrate Jimi Hendrix’s 73rd birthday with reggae’s Mighty Diamonds at Bearsville

What’s better than combining legends with a reggae beat, the day after Thanksgiving? Realizing that the day is none other than Jimi Hendrix’s 73rd birthday, in what would have been Bob Marley’s 70th…

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Talk on the history of the Hudson River regattas

If you’ve seen a regatta, it’s hard to forget it. Ditto for the simple art of sculling practices. Think of the Charles between Boston and Cambridge, or the Schuylkill just west of the…

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UPAC screens two classic horror movies on Friday

Ever wondered whether those fright flicks of old still carry their weight in remembered chills? Does it make sense to bring one’s young’uns when the very idea of black-and-white makes them scoff? With…

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Woodstock Farm Sanctuary reopens in High Falls

The Woodstock Farm Sanctuary’s big free reopening at its new site on the former Camp Epworth property in the Rondout Valley’s High Falls area, which runs all day Saturday, September 5, has a…

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Dutchess Stadium hosts Wrestling under the Stars this Saturday

Ah, the changing Hudson Valley: arts, great food, decent weather, landscape…Oh yes, there’s pro wrestling too. Looking for some action this weekend? Try Wrestling under the Stars at Dutchess Stadium this Saturday night,…

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New paintings by Christie Scheele on view in Rhinebeck

Painter Christie Scheele has been perfecting her art for the quarter-century that she has lived in the deep Catskills. Her new solo exhibit at the Albert Shahinian Gallery in Rhinebeck represents her 16th…

Cast members rehearsing for the 2015 Woodstock Shakespeare Festival’s production of Much Ado About Nothing. Pictured are (l-r) Rebecca Kisch (Margaret) and Parker Cross (Benedick).

Much Ado kicks off Woodstock Shakespeare Festival

When Bird-on-a-Cliff’s Woodstock Shakespeare Festival first started playing shows on its own stage 20 years ago, outside Woodstock’s handsome office building on the Comeau Property, everything from the Elizabethan stage’s front to the balcony…

Melissa McGill’s “Constellation” on Bannerman’s Island

Castle in the sky: Melissa McGill installs light sculpture at Bannerman’s Castle

For anyone with a fondness and eye for the Hudson south of Beacon – be it from a train, local roadways, the Mid-Hudson Bridge or even a boat – something new started this…

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Anti-Rent Wars commemorated in Prattsville exhibit + Catskill flash mob

Long before income inequality entered the political discourse, feudallike property rents on the huge tracts of land owned by the old Dutch “patroon” families were the cause of a great Catskills political uprising…

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