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Susan Miiller featured in holiday show

November 26th, 2014 No comments

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 No comments

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…

Open Studio Tours kick off this weekend

September 3rd, 2014 Comments off

The Orange County Arts Council is organizing its sixth annual free, self-guided, Artist Open Studio Tour which will take place during all four weekends in September and spans the entire county. The Open Studio Tour provides the public with a rare opportunity to tour Orange County’s art studios and art spaces, enjoy and purchase local artwork, interact with local artists, and learn more about each artist’s unique creative process. Read more…

Voices of Glory headline festival

August 27th, 2014 Comments off

The 26th Annual City of Newburgh International Festival will be held over Labor Day Weekend, August 29- Sept. 1. This year’s festival will once again be on the grounds of the Newburgh Armory Unity Center at 321 S. William St. There will be vendors, a variety of international and local cuisine, a carnival with rides and games, and special appearances by the Hudson Valley’s own, Voices of Glory, “America’s Got Talent” finalists, and Jermaine Paul, Season 2 Winner of “The Voice.” Read more…

SUNY Orange presents AntARTica

August 20th, 2014 Comments off

Have you ever known anyone who has gone to Antarctica, let alone someone who dives through drilled holes in the ice more than 180 times? In fact, why would anyone do that? …for the sake of science. Read more…