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Views of the majestic Hudson at Kaplan gallery

May 27th, 2015 No comments

Situated on a bluff overlooking the Hudson River, Kaplan Hall is a wonderfully appropriate venue for an exhibit depicting the river. May 29 through July 16, 2015, color photographs by nationally recognized photographer Greg Miller will be on view in the Mindy Ross Gallery in Kaplan Hall. Read more…

Farm art tour continues at River School

May 20th, 2015 No comments

This month at Wallkill River School, two more artists and farms participating in the Farm/Art Trail are being showcased; Mike Jaroszko’s paintings of Hoeffner’s Farm in Montgomery, and George Hayes’ paintings of Scheuremann’s Farms in Warwick. Read more…

Classic Motown at the Ritz

May 13th, 2015 Comments off

Step back in time and enjoy Classic Soul of the 1960s/1970s as The Fellas return to the Lobby at the Ritz once again on Saturday, May 16. Read more…

Mass hysteria, doomed to repeat itself

May 5th, 2015 Comments off

An allegorical version of the McCarthy witch hunts of the early 1950’s, The Crucible, was and still is a poignant play. Arthur Miller put his name on the map with this gripping tale of the original witch hunts, so much so that he was summoned to testify in front of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Un-American Activities in 1956. Convicted of contempt of Congress, Miller’s fate was sealed, not as a Communist, but as one of America’s greatest playwrights. Read more…

Photos of Abandoned Hudson Valley

April 29th, 2015 Comments off

The Hudson Valley has many incredible places that are now ruins that offer glimpses into the past. Many are shown in an amazing website called Abandoned Hudson Valley that was launched in September 2013 and now showcases the photography of Liz Cooke and Andy Milford as well as several people who have submitted photos. Read more…

Art About Water begins April 24

April 22nd, 2015 Comments off

Water is life. It is what sustains us here on Earth. And, it is the subject of an upcoming forum and art exhibit in the City of Newburgh from April 24 to May 3. Read more…

A joyous celebration for the symphony

April 15th, 2015 Comments off

Ode to Joy – a contemporary title for Beethoven’s best-known work – will ring through the air this weekend as the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 20th anniversary in joyous style. Read more…

Farm Art Trail continues

April 7th, 2015 Comments off

This month at Wallkill River School, two more artists and farms participating in the Farm/Art Trail are being showcased; Mitchell Saler’s paintings of Pierson’s Farms in Mount Hope, and Gene Bove’s paintings of Soons’ Farms in New Hampton. Read more…

Meet live bunnies at the museum

April 1st, 2015 Comments off

On Saturday, April 4 at 9:30 a.m. and again at 11 a.m., come to the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall to meet live bunnies! Read more…

America’s story in folk music

March 25th, 2015 Comments off

A concert by Spook Handy entitled, “America’s Story through Folk Songs” will be held on Saturday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Rock Tavern. Read more…

It’s OK to be a Realist

March 18th, 2015 Comments off

Safe Harbors of the Hudson Ann Street Gallery presents It’s ok to be a Realist with an Artist Reception on Saturday, March 21 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. This new exhibition highlights a group of sixteen artists whose work demonstrates the range and depth of the Realist tradition while adhering to traditional artistic values. Read more…

‘Matilda’ premieres on Walden stage

March 10th, 2015 Comments off

The Hudson Valley Conservatory presents the story of a young girl who loves to read and allow the written word to shape her imagination. Read more…

From class clown to VP

March 4th, 2015 Comments off

Rick Zolzer was a “cut-up” in school. He was always “getting thrown out of class.” But behind that “class clown” was a determined kid who wanted to make it in sports. Despite playing baseball in high school and college, he realized that he wasn’t going to become a professional baseball player. (Presently, less than 1% of college players make it to the major leagues.) Consequently, he decided to work within sports, but in a different capacity from player. He knew he had the personality to work in the public eye or ear. He found his vocation, as such, from within. Read more…

Take an armchair tour of the Galapagos

February 24th, 2015 Comments off

The Historical Society of Shawangunk and Gardiner presents “Galapagos: The Enchanted Islands,” at Shawangunk Town Hall on March 4. Read more…

A tribute to the Harlem renaissance

February 18th, 2015 Comments off

The Newburgh Free Library, in celebration of Black History Month will host The Xoregos Performing Company in Harlem Remembered: A Tribute to the Harlem Renaissance. The performance–spotlighting the drama, music and poetry of the Harlem Renaissance–will be held on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. at the Newburgh Free Library, 124 Grand St. The performance is free and perfect for families. Read more…