Live theater, Lipstein said, can be subversive in a powerful and positive way. People enter a theater hoping merely to be entertained. But if a truthful moment happens, if the connection is made between what and who is onstage, people leave the theater feeling more empathetic, less encumbered by those personas, than when they entered. You can see the world premiere of Hannah Benitez’s Adaptive Radiation at the new Denizen Theatre in New Paltz on Wednesdays-Saturdays, December 6-30.
Considering the other half of the Central Park design team.
Having been dead, I can’t testify to exactly what happened as I lay on my back.
“Writing is easy,” sportswriter Gene Fowler famously said. “All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.”
Maggie Carpenter is founder and executive director of Go Doc Go, as unique an NGO as you’re likely to find anywhere in the States, Africa, New Zealand or Central America, to name the four regions of the world where she has established beachheads of medical aid.
New Paltz filmmaker Gail Freedman’s documentary about competitive same-sex ballroom dancing to premiere Oct. 22 in NYC.
Thursday, Oct. 26: Learn about Seedshed’s Native American Seed Sanctuary in Hurley, where Native American varieties of corn, beans, squash and sunflowers are being cultivated.
Opening on Friday, Sept. 8: This marks the group’s 60th anniversary season.
Tuesday, Sept. 5: The Saugerties podcaster asks himself: “How do you tell a true story to an audience that’s hungry for a story better than their own lives?”
Lagusta Yearwood remembers her mother with her latest innovation at Commissary, a vegan oasis in New Paltz. Here’s where the mitzvah wall (the word means “good deed”) comes into play: A customer can purchase a treat of any sort for anyone who may be short of cash or merely in need of a pick-me-up. The customer can describe someone as imaginatively as they wish – a lonely vegan, a kilt-wearing Scot yearning for a good cup of tea, a blue-eyed dog-lover – and post their offering in a note to the wall. When someone matching the description comes along, they can claim their iced coffee or pickle plate or macaron.