The Kingston High School (KHS) Tiger Marching Band took first place in its division last Saturday evening at its first state Field Band Conference competition of the season in Schenectady.
The third annual Recovery Fest will be held this Sunday, September 22 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Field of Dreams in New Paltz. Recovery Fest, a free community event open to all, will feature live music, guest speakers, a free barbecue, information tables, outdoor games and fun activities for kids, including face-painting and a bouncy house. Recovery Fest is intended to celebrate recovery from substance use addiction and offer resources to support those who may not know where to turn. Music will be provided by Sunshine Dirty, Big Sister, Victoria Levy,Kilcool and the Doug Yoel Band.
The Kingston Land Trust will celebrate the opening of the Kingston Point rail-trail’s first phase from Jansen Avenue to Garraghan Drive with a free community block party this Saturday, September 21 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Rondout Savings Bank parking lot at 300 Broadway in Kingston.
On July 27, a Town of Wallkill resident reported to State Police that they may have been tricked into sending
Friday, Sept. 20: The Brooklyn label Barbès Records released a 17-song compilation of a then-ignored genre of psychedelic cumbia from Peru: a blend of psych/rock, surf, Afro-Latin rhythms and indigenous melodies. That album reintroduced the world to chicha music, a sound previously confined to the Amazon and the poorer neighborhoods of Lima. Los Wembler’s, who formed in 1968 in the Amazonian city of Iquitos, were responsible for some of the first hits of the genre and have enjoyed this resurgence in international interest.
Saturday, Sept. 21: Beginning in the 1890s, Margaretville was the center of the nation’s cauliflower industry. The village’s farmers supplied New York City gourmets for 50 years, before California farms took over. Cauliflower remained a vital component of the Catskills economy for decades.
Saturday, Sept. 21: Chris Wells, founding artistic director of the Obie Award-winning organization The Secret City, will be honored with the 2019 Voices in Action Award for his groundbreaking work in connecting community through the arts.
Sunday, Sept. 22: More than 100 British-car-owners will display their classic and quirky British classics.
Saturday, Sept. 21: The Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical A Night with Janis Joplin celebrates the legendary ’60s powerhouse vocalist and her biggest influences, such as Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Odetta, Nina Simone and Bessie Smith.
Saturday, Sept. 21: Historic Huguenot Street’s largest event on indigenous history and culture to date, the program highlights the efforts and accomplishments of Chief Hendrick Aupaumut in particular.