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Saugerties Times letters (7/19-25)

Saugerties Times letters (7/19-25)

Term limits being pushed by Mercer family, enough with Hugh Reynolds, Delgado’s socially conscious rap, Saugerties solar installation is an industrial use, Friends of Historic Saugerties mourns Myles Putnam, kelp/seaweed farming good for planet.

Joyce Carol Oates to read her new short stories in Woodstock

Joyce Carol Oates to read her new short stories in Woodstock

Tuesday, July 24: Multi-prizewinning novelist Joyce Carol Oates has just published a new short-story collection that’s generating plenty of buzz in literary circles: Night-Gaunts and Other Tales of Suspense. The title story is her homage to the eldritch horror tales of H.P. Lovecraft; the volume of six new works also includes Eleven A.M., 1926, Oates’ contribution to a writing challenge to imagine the backstories behind iconic paintings by Edward Hopper. 

Talk on photographer Art Kane

Talk on photographer Art Kane

Saturday, July 21: Kane’s son gives an illustrated talk about the great 20th-century photographer and former Margaretville resident who shot the famous photograph “Harlem, 1958,” as well as other iconic photographs of the Rolling Stones, the Who, Janis Joplin, the Doors, Aretha Franklin and Bob Dylan.