Hurley-based Osi Audu will be the focus of a rare one-person exhibit opening with a 3 p.m. talk and a 4 p.m. reception Saturday, October 20 at the Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street in Woodstock.
“It’s a fundamental feminist act to make women aware of other women’s achievements,” said Evelyn McDonnell, editor of Women Who Rock, which profiles 104 key female “game changers” in the world of rock and associated genres. Contributors to the book include local music writers Holly George-Warren and Jana Martin, who will both read, along with McDonnell and former Flying Lizards member Vivien Goldman, at the Golden Notebook Bookstore in Woodstock on Saturday, October 20 at 3 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 20-21: This Rhinebeck festival features live demonstrations of shearing and spinning, master classes and expert talks, the Northeast Angora Goat Show, kid-friendly activities such as llama parades, sheepdog demos and Mad Science shows, and of course, vendors of wool, tools and supplies for the hobbyist.
Writers, established and prospective alike, will be celebrated this third weekend of the local culture fest Shout Out Saugerties.
Saturday, Oct. 20: An evening of music, performance and activism in Kingston with Natalie Merchant, Aaron Dessner of the National, Jack DeJohnette, Dar Williams, Mary Stuart Masterson, Paul Rudd, Lili Taylor, Eve Ensler and many more.
Saturday, Oct. 20: You can join in a special feeding of the turkeys’ (and pigs’) favorite treats, decorate a pumpkin for Halloween, shop a vegan marketplace, do yoga outdoors, learn new recipes and try free samples at food demos. Best-selling author Gene Stone (The How Not to Die Cookbook) will be the guest speaker.
Saturday, Oct. 20: From a Billboard perspective and in the rebel language of rock narrative, the great songwriter, bassist and recordmaker registers as confoundingly, demonstratively eclectic. Contrarian, even: one who runs from what the market wants her to be, one who ignores the nervous directives of label men. That story perplexes me.
Savage had met the eccentric bohemian writer Joe Gould at a poetry reading, after which he became “romantically” obsessed with her. So in 1945 she decided to leave her city life behind, relocating to Saugerties.
Haunted tours, tales and rails, pumpkin-carving, a festival of scarecrows and more Halloween treats
Friday, Oct. 19: The comedian once described by Jay Leno as “the best joke writer in America” scored big in several films and television shows, memorably playing a table-saw demonstrator in the cult classic UHF and playing himself as a featured client in the popular Comedy Central cartoon Dr. Katz.