February is Black History Month, and Kingston is celebrating as never before, with events scheduled nearly every day through the end of the month.
Saturday, Feb. 10: Named America’s Best Architect by Time Magazine, which praised him for designing “buildings that satisfy the spirit as well as the eye,” Rhinebeck’s Steven Holl is the subject of a solo exhibition at the Dorsky Museum in New Paltz.
Possible uses for the money include Uptown transportation, a Midtown rail trail, sprucing up parks and other public spaces, free public WiFi, and many others.
Ulster People started as a way “to continue Bernie’s political revolution by getting local people elected and educating people about how government works and pressuring our representatives to support policies we believe in.” It was unsuccessful in its most recent effort to shift the balance of power in the county legislator, but organizers see signs of progress in the election results.
Each year, Friends of Historic Kingston’s annual preservation awards serves to showcase an impressive recent restoration project and last Thursday’s event was no exception.
If you are not an aficionado of abstract art, three solo exhibitions on display this month at galleries in Shady, Hudson and Poughkeepsie may convert you, especially if you take your time and linger before the work.
Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp., owned by Canadian holding company Fortis Inc., is requesting a 21.2 percent increase in delivery revenues — a total of $63.4 million.
Potential guests are routed to one of six participating bed & breakfasts, commission-free, thanks to a site created by the owners of the Rondout Inn.
Saturday, Sept. 23: The difficulties of working with film “create a sense of performance, of danger and the possibility of loss.”
Lumberyard purchased four buildings – part of a former lumberyard – on the Catskill Creek waterfront, and in November will begin construction of a 5,500-square-foot theater in the cinderblock shell of a former garage. The theater, whose construction is being funded in part by a $5 million loan from RSF Social Finance (in addition to an Empire State Development grant and other sources), will be used to preview shows created by resident artists in the summer, which will open in New York City during the fall.