Family histories have fluidity. In cases like the Amrods of Saugerties (as well as Red Hook, and many branches throughout Dutchess and Ulster counties), they also have elements of the utmost solidity.
Barney Rosset, the spirited subject of Michael Rosenthal’s new biography, “Barney: Grove Press and Barney Rosset, America’s Maverick Publisher and His Battle against Censorship” — which will be the subject of a reading and book signing event at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 18 at the Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker Street, Woodstock — seems to have made only one key trip to Woodstock in his lifetime.
Demolishing the library and building a new $5.75 million building, out; fixing the current building, in.
Ever since the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between New York City and its watershed communities 20 years ago, funding for community wastewater treatment plants has surged around the Catskills.
Tuesday, February 28. Shrove Tuesday. Mardis Gras. The last day of Vidakafka.
Michael Hunt, whose new series of mashup images Our Inverted Democracy: The Long Winter will get its first local showing at the Woodstock Artists Association and Museum (WAAM, 29 Tinker Street, Woodstock) at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 4, after uniform successes at Miami’s big art fairs in late December, describes himself as a time traveler.
Recent years have seen the return of printmaking to art’s forefront. And now is the time for ceramics brightest hour, at least in Woodstock and the rest of the Hudson Valley.
Sarvananda Bluestone’s blog entries for the past weekend capture the whiteness that blanketed the region and disrupted its power.
Demolition of the structure’s interior was to begin the next weekend, so Jennifer Hicks decided to invite 19 artists from around the region to “have fun with the blank walls” before they disappeared.
The Kramers’ daughter, Daisy, also co-owns DIG Boutique in Saugerties.