Through July 16: After opening the summer season with Michael Frayn’s Noises Off, Shadowland Stages in Ellenville now offer the New York premiere of The Jag, written years ago by Gino DiIorio but held up for practical reasons until now. Shadowland’s Brendan Burke explains that the acquisition of an actual Jaguar (the car, not the cat) was imperative to the production. There’s just no way this play could be done without the genuine article onstage.
Saturday, July 1: Twenty-one disappearing and reappearing poems will be stenciled on sidewalks with water-repellent spray. When wetted down, the biodegradable, invisible “ink” emerges in verse.
Friday, June 30: Meet the author noted by the New York Times for being “a forensically skillful examiner of her characters’ motives, thoughts and behavior.”
They talk about the ups and downs of the economy, the hurricane that blew through and slowed everything down for a while and the bouts of cancer that each of them dealt with. Through it all, and with the support of the community, they managed to transform what was once a modest little Italian joint into a cozy spot with white tablecloths and a well-stocked bar.
Kingston’s prince of repurposing surveys his collection at Zaborski’s Emporium. “I dreamt of this business in grade school, doing something like this. Not this big, but…”
Saturday, June 17: Where can you meet more than 350 friendly rescued cows, pigs, goats, turkeys and other creatures in one place on one special day?
Pete bought the property on South Williams in 1932 and installed his kitchen where it still stands today. That was 85 years ago. Little has changed since, but hot-dog experts with more educated palates than I have wax downright poetic when discussing the attributes of Pete’s hot dogs.
A leisurely ride down Route 207 in Orange County will take you to the region’s one and only historic harness racing track, commanding more than 20 acres in the middle of the village of Goshen.
Sunday, May 28: “Actually, I’m kind of looking for failure … for “discovery…chance occurrences to create a new way to see a familiar object.”
Saturday, May 20: With the admonition “Don’t Keep Calm; Run! They’re Coming,” the hamlet of Pine Bush is set to celebrate all things paranormally extraterrestrial.