All posts by Jeremiah Horrigan

Sally Rhoads: An appreciation

Sally Rhoads: An appreciation

When someone who’s devoted their life to public service dies, the reverberations of that death usually need time to be recognized. The list of accomplishments is too long, the benefits too abstract, the battles waged long forgotten.

Provoking the Press author Kevin Lerner exhumes press-critical journal from the ’70s

Provoking the Press author Kevin Lerner exhumes press-critical journal from the ’70s

Saturday, June 22: The book examines not only the ’70s cultural stew but also the role played by the journalism of the day, as seen through the lens of a small, all-but-forgotten magazine called (MORE), which promised to reveal that there was – or that there should be – more to journalism than the country’s newsrooms acknowledged or even recognized at the time. Lerner’s book is an examination of how hard its founders and contributors worked to provide journalism’s missing pages to hidebound, self-satisfied newsrooms across the country.

Stone secrets: Catskills cairns had deep spiritual significance for Native Americans, says Hudson Valley writer

Stone secrets: Catskills cairns had deep spiritual significance for Native Americans, says Hudson Valley writer

Woodstock’s Glenn Kreisberg’s latest book, Spirits in Stone, published last year by Inner Traditions, reflects his effort to set the record straight of long-lost cultures whose language was at once sophisticated and mysterious, a story whose telling would seem ideally suited to someone who has spent so much of his life exploring and recording the ineffable vestiges of those cultures.

Harry’s next act: Water St. Market developer revels in new stage of his career

Harry’s next act: Water St. Market developer revels in new stage of his career

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.