Paula Poundstone

Paula Poundstone at Bardavon this Saturday

The comedian Paula Poundstone, who performs at the Bardavon in Poughkeepsie on Saturday, June 14, first started hitting it big more than a quarter-century ago – but has really worked her way into…

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Unfolding development: Red Hook man invents collapsible canvas

Michael Schwed (above) of Red Hook, who will be giving a fascinating art/science/engineering demonstration in New Paltz this weekend, invented the new Genie Canvas based on family needs. A Physics major in college…

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Saugerties Performing Arts Factory hosts Art Along the Hudson kickoff this Saturday

When Art Along the Hudson (AAH) holds its annual kickoff on Saturday, May 31 at the Saugerties Performing Arts Factory (SPAF) with emcee Mikhail Horowitz, Saugerties supervisor Greg Helsmoortel and Director of Ulster…

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Bob Dylan Birthday Celebration at Bearsville this Saturday

The former Robert Zimmerman brought a certain fame to the area during his years as a Woodstock family man – and then left, never to return. But you can be sure that Dylan’s…

Frederic Church, Catskill Creek 1847, Oil on canvas, 21 1/2 x 29 3/4 inches, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD

Cole/Church exhibit opens this Sunday with lecture in Hudson, reception in Catskill

Many have noted how the world and all in it is knowable in any molecule – or person or his or her stories. The joys associated with finding the macro in all micros…

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby to perform in Poughkeepsie

Bill Cosby, who comes to Poughkeepsie for a single-night performance benefiting the Mid-Hudson Civic Center on Thursday, May 15, draws a smile to everyone’s lips. One generation knows him from his late-1950s and…

Bridal gown designed by Juda Leah of Saugerties

Garden Party & Bridal Fashion Show in Kingston

When do impresarios hit full stride? For artist and arts presenter Renee Darmstadt, the force behind Cornell Street Studios in Midtown Kingston, you’d have to be speaking about the creativity that one remembers…

Jim Ligon and Michael Irvin Pollard in Greater Tuna

Shadowland starts its 30th season with Greater Tuna

Brendan Burke of Shadowland Theatre grins like a kid when asked how things are going. The artistic director, actor and stage director kicks off his Actors’ Equity destination venue’s 2014 season this week,…

Patti LuPone

Woodstock Playhouse gala with Patti LuPone & Seth Rudetsky

How best to define the differences between film and theater, and more specifically generic playgoing and that dazzling experience summed up as “Broadway?” How about simply summoning the person – and idea –…

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Eclipse, a light-based performance piece at Basilica Hudson

Eclipse, a light-based performance piece at Basilica Hudson, staged this Friday and Saturday Basilica Hudson has already established itself with a host of trendy events over the years, including Patti Smith and Sonic…

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