Saturday, Feb. 23: Does appearing as an extra in a movie or TV show sound appealing? If you’re willing to hang out at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center for most of the day this Saturday, your wish might come true.
In December, as Flying Cat Music closed its tenth year of presenting concerts by singer-songwriters at the Empire State Railway Museum in Phoenicia, the future of the well-attended concert series was in doubt. Tom Rinaldo and Janet Klugiewicz, who founded Flying Cat and do the vast majority of the work required, have announced that the performances will continue, with an energetic board of directors to share the effort, and a shift in venue to the larger but equally esthetic United Methodist Church in Phoenicia.
Its closure will mean one fewer place where everybody knows your name.
The Ulster Town Board last week backed a request by HBO to shut down four miles of Route 209 for three separate days between April and June for the filming of a miniseries based on Wally Lamb’s best-selling 1998 novel I Know This Much is True.
Two years after his death, Wigfall’s legacy remains very much alive.
Town supervisor Fred Costello Jr. said the commission will give local artists more opportunities to get grants, as well as the ability to codify all of Saugerties’ artistic resources into one database.
Friday-Sunday, February 15-17: This year marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first Africans to be sold into bondage in North America, at Jamestown.
Friday-Sunday, February 15-17: In an age when Aerosmith has headlined major jazz festivals and the lineups tend to be stacked with non-jazz acts, the Hudson affair is micro and boutique, small and intensive and truly designed for aficionados on the cutting edge of jazz aesthetics.
This year’s preliminary lineup reads like a casual FU to hip and an all-in reaffirmation of the festival’s core values.
Given his reliance on the synthetic and man-made (a favorite place for scavenging materials is the Town of Rochester dump), Victor’s deep connection to nature is not immediately obvious.