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A whimsical winter tale in Walden

December 17th, 2014 No comments

Join young Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they are whisked away to a fantastical winter carnival, by the magic of Miss Drosselmier, a substitute teacher with a few tricks up her sleeve. It’s all part of the New Rose Theatre’s annual production of “The Nutcracker”, which opens Thursday night, with shows through the weekend. Read more…

Candlelight Tour celebrates Newburgh’s architecture

December 10th, 2014 No comments

The Newburgh Historical Society’s annual Candlelight Tour will take place this year on Sunday, Dec. 14. The self-guided tour takes place between 12 and 5 p.m. and includes over a dozen decorated homes. The authentically decorated 1830 Captain David Crawford House is the starting place for the tour. Read more…

‘The Nutcracker’ finds a new home

December 3rd, 2014 Comments off

Orange County Ballet Theatre is a tradition in the Hudson Valley and is making final preparations for its 47th annual performance of The Nutcracker which will feature local residents Emily Conklin and Caitlyn Hammons. Both girls are seniors at Valley Central High School and senior company members with OCBT. Read more…

Susan Miiller featured in holiday show

November 26th, 2014 Comments off

Susan Miiller’s paintings will be featured in the 38th Annual Holiday Show at Mark Gruber Gallery in New Paltz. Miiller transforms traditional landscape subjects by collaging photographs to prepare for oil paintings. Using additive and subtractive techniques, she builds a paint surface as subtle and varied as the earth’s topography. Read more…

‘Rent’ performed at SUNY New Paltz

November 19th, 2014 Comments off

The Department of Theatre Arts at the State University of New York at New Paltz proudly presents Jonathan Larson’s award-winning musical, “Rent,” from Nov. 20-22 at 8 p.m., and Nov. 23 at 2 p.m. in McKenna Theatre located on the New Paltz campus. The musical is directed by Jack Wade, chair and professor in the Department of Theatre Arts. Read more…

Family drama with a timeless theme

November 12th, 2014 Comments off

The show is set in Palm Springs, Calif., off of an exit on eastbound Interstate 10 that reads Other Desert Cities. The year is 2004, post 9/11 United States. Christmas Eve finds a family in their living room, the setting for the entire play. Read more…

‘Along the Farm Art Trail’ continues

November 4th, 2014 Comments off

Fresh art from the Farm/Art Trail featuring Marge Morales’ paintings of Roe’s Orchards, and Janet Howard Fatta’s paintings of Applewood Farm will be displayed at the Wallkill River School Art Gallery, for the month of November. Read more…

Newburgh Free Library Celebrates Día de los Muertos

October 29th, 2014 Comments off

Families of all cultures will gather at the Newburgh Free Library on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). This special celebration, honoring the deceased, will include folkloric dancers, music, and traditional food and decorations including a Day of the Dead altar. Read more…

Landscape photos at Gardiner Library

October 22nd, 2014 Comments off

The Gardiner Library is hosting an exhibit of landscapes by Andrea McFarland. An artist’s reception will be held on Friday, Oct. 24 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the library community room. Read more…

High society hijinks in New Paltz

October 14th, 2014 Comments off

The Department of Theatre Arts at the State University of New Paltz will present Philip Barry’s classic play “Philadelphia Story,” directed by visiting lecturer Brendan Burke Oct.16-19 in Parker Theatre on the New Paltz campus. Read more…

Fall birds and waterfowl at Nature Museum

October 8th, 2014 Comments off

On Saturday, Oct. 11, at 10 a.m., the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum presents Fall Birds and Waterfowl at the Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall. Join Sharon and David Baker, avid birding enthusiasts with world-wide experience, to learn about these fascinating birds. Read more…

Karpeles welcomes Women who Pastel

October 1st, 2014 Comments off

The Karpeles Manuscript Library museum presents Women Who Pastel: A Group Show of Work in Pastel by Artists in the Hudson Valley. Read more…

Celebrated Pine Bush illustrator honored

September 24th, 2014 Comments off

“As kids, my sister and I never knew when we were going to open the paper and see ourselves,” Jeff Syverson joked, leaning on the kitchen counter of his childhood home in Pine Bush. Read more…

Kites soar over the Hudson

September 17th, 2014 Comments off

Soaring, swirling, kites of all kinds will bob and weave as they dance in the wind at Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site during Kites Over the Hudson, on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2 to 4 p.m. Read more…

Barbara Brewer paintings at City Hall

September 10th, 2014 Comments off

Through the month of September, visitors to City Hall at 83 Broadway, Newburgh can enjoy the paintings of Barbara Brewer. Read more…