When it comes to growing a local music scene, a lack of venues and a lack of promotion is the problem, say Saugerties natives Ayla Rector and Ian Flanigan.
“We don’t want to sell you something from a national or international conglomerate that doesn’t care about our community, doesn’t care about the environment or their employees,” says Chef Marcus Guiliano. “We just can’t support a company that does that. We’ve seen it in Ellenville. Even if 12 people lose their job here, that’s an impact.”
‘The middle class has dissipated. Those buyers are gone…’
Hardscrabble Day brings Art Neville to Red Hook – free; Basilica Soundscape, Music in the Field in New Paltz; Joe Louis Walker at the Falcon; ETHEL’s Circus in Hudson; Vertigo score performed live during film screening at Bard’s Fisher Center; Matthew Sweet plays Helsinki Hudson; Colony in Woodstock hosts Rough Shapes’ EP-release show & more.
Dissect owl pellets at Mohonk Preserve, Meet Smokey Bear at Museum of Firefighting in Hudson, and follow Erica’s cancer journey.
Now its 27th year, the event, which began as a food festival, is now much more.
Friday-Saturday, Sept. 22-23: Lisa Channer, who grew up in New Paltz in the 1970s in a household that was a sort of hippie arts salon, experienced an epiphany in her mid-teens as a result of reading Isadora Duncan’s autobiography. It changed her path and her life. Now she’s portraying Duncan in Dancing on the Edge, a new drama by much-anthologized playwright Adam Kraar about the brief, stormy marriage of the “mother of modern dance” to Russian Imaginist poet Sergei Esenin in the early 1920s.
Mario Cantone, whose rapid-fire, over-the-top humor entertained audiences at the first Woodstock Comedy Festival, returns on Saturday, September 16, to headline this year’s event, the fifth annual comedy fundraiser for Family of Woodstock and the Polaris Project against human trafficking.
There’s more humor than horror in this one.
Arm-of-the-Sea Theater, which has been performing at Tina Chorvas Park for the last 15 years, would use some property it owns near the Mill Senior Housing Complex, also near the Esopus.