Dave Szish and Scott Wolfson’s story starts in fire and ends in water, with stops in Margaretville and Olive as it saunters towards the Woodstock Farm Festival’s Wednesdays opening May 31.
The new exhibit up at the Woodstock Artists Association & Museum through the month, Abstract Evocative, holds a hundred years of art history on its many surfaces.
After a quick and successful fundraising effort, the arts organization, celebrating its 40th year, bought a building on Glasco Turnpike in which it could house its annual artists-in-residence. And not just any building, but the former home of artist Henry Mattson, built in 1824 and once home to the artist Frank Swift Chase, as well.
An agreement here could be a huge revenue boost for Ulster County.
This year, the town is throwing itself into International Sculpture Day— not just on the official day of April 24, but all month.
“The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills” is an amazing work, as much a clarion call announcing a quietly strong new voice in nonfiction writing and reflection as a key work about this unique region we call home.
You know the economy’s making big shifts, losing old business models, when a regional news website and one of the region’s top independent radio stations make paradigm-shifting announcements in the same week.
The mud-luscious season we entered as soon as this past pile of snow started melting is perfect for poetry. Or at least its reading.
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.