Saturday, June 17: Improvisational painter Nancy Ostrovsky to perform with percussionist Syd Smart in New Paltz
Murray’s move into a renovated Tivoli church allowed it to expand its menu and its mission.
Like its sister library in Poughkeepsie, the A. J. Williams-Myers African Roots Community Center Library was created to promote literacy through teaching and learning about the African roots experience, particularly in the Hudson Valley.
“People who live here, hike here, cross-country ski here all thrive when there’s proper interaction. Sharing experiences, climbing, life, is beautiful and serious. You have to be properly prepared and get the right advice from experienced people. There’s value to that.”
Father Richard McKeon, who has been the Church of the Messiah’s rector since 2010, says, “People ask me, ‘Why save the building?’ and I say we have a beautiful building and it has a place in the community.”
An avid traveler, Samir Hrichi has taste-tested every continent except Antarctica, and Ship to Shore’s menu reflects his culinary discoveries. “My parents are immigrants – my father is Moroccan and my mother is Latvian – so there were always lots of interesting foods when I was growing up.”
Like making a great match, finding the right cocktail may take a little time and effort, but it’s worth it. “People sometimes don’t even know what they want. They’ll say, ‘How did you know my soul wanted that drink?’”
Founder and lead singer of the Hothouse Flowers to perform in Red Hook, Kingston, Woodstock & Gardiner
Best takeaway of the night? Baldwin’s quip to the packed Woodstock Playhouse audience: “Donald Trump has promised to donate a million dollars to the Woodstock Film Festival if I win an award and have to stay here on Saturday night,” a rakish nod to his recurring role on Saturday Night Live as the Republican nominee.
Two nonviolent movements, two blues masters and the healing power of music for Holocaust survivors