Father Francis radically changed the spiritual life of Woodstock more than any Christian clergyman before or since.
Saturday, Sept. 23: The Grammy-nominated band will donate all proceeds to support the mission of the Hurley Heritage Society. Professor Louie has recorded and produced music for many artists in LRS Studios in Hurley for more than 30 years. Located on the farm of John and Anna Kaufman, the studio looks out over the fields that inspired the critically acclaimed 2016 album, Music from Hurley Mountain.
A portrait exemplifies the richness of authentic local history.
Robert Aiello’s new self-published memoir, Remembering Glasco: Growing up in an Italian-American village, revels in a host of hometown experiences. That includes a sense of ethnic identity that was once a bedrock of Hudson Valley life.
Friday, Sept. 15: Dr. Gretchen Sorin will offer a fascinating context for the Bates Country Club and other black tourism spots in the Catskills with an upcoming lecture at the Dutch Reformed Church in Accord. Sorin will be accompanied by Rene Bailey, the talented and moving gospel singer who was the house singer at the Peg Leg Bates Country Club for many years, and Connie Beckley, who currently owns the Wicky Wacky Club, an African American resort located in High Falls.
Peeking through the window of the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History into the dust-covered former Reher Bakery in Rondout is a tantalizing glimpse back into a moment of time.
A story from the annals of the women’s suffrage movement.
A broad-ranging conversation, held in the wake of events in Virginia that sparked a national debate about how the past should be remembered.
Saturday, August 5: Learn herstory at Linda Russell’s performance on Huguenot Street in New Paltz.
How different would Woodstock be today if not for a meeting arranged by the author Charlotte Perkins Gilman?