Sunday, May 28: The North Adams museum will mark the opening of Building 6 with an all-day celebration, featuring a Nick Cave Soundsuit parade and a concert by Cake.
Sunday, May 28: The Falcon’s first-ever all-day festival, with food vendors, a New York Craft Beer Garden, street performers and live music on three stages.
Artist Kate McGloughlin’s show, “Requiem for Ashokan — The Story told in Landscape,” will be on view June 3-24 at WAAM, and will include mixed media paintings, solarplate etchings, maps with audio files, and an artist book depicting the loss of home, community, and landscape that took place during the construction of the Ashokan Reservoir.
Sunday, May 28: “Actually, I’m kind of looking for failure … for “discovery…chance occurrences to create a new way to see a familiar object.”
Tom Pacheco will perform Saturday, May 27 at The Colony, 22 Rock City Road, Woodstock. Doors open at 7 p.m. Joseph McNulty opens at 8 p.m. Pacheco will be joined on stage by Brian Hollander on guitar and Dobro, and Bruce Milner on keyboards. Tickets are $15 and $18.
Friday, May 26: On As Eli, the queer and trans Latinx songwriter (and accomplished academician) Elías Krell does in fact reflect in a variety of clever and direct, candid and literate ways on hot-button themes of identity and the experience of transformation. But it may take a listener a few spins to key in on such currents and undercurrents, so immediately striking is Krell’s songcraft.
Friday, May 26: “Amp It Up” takes over the Falcon in Marlboro with a very New Paltz-centric musical lineup. Old 97’s frontman, solo recording artist and longtime area resident Rhett Miller will be joined by New Paltz roots/rock institution the Trapps (fronted by the songwriter and Fighting Spirit Karate Studio founder Sean Schenker) and the eccentric progressive pop band the Sweet Clementines, fronted by guitarist and Almanac Weekly music critic John Burdick.
With a mix of businesspeople and former theater professionals now on the board of directors, Phoenicia’s STS Playhouse is contemplating a new direction for the historic community theater.
Sunday, May 28: Sometime in May Bob Dylan will turn 76, and while he might not know about it, he will be helping one of the area’s finest service organizations, Family of Woodstock, to raise funds for its Crisis Hotline and its John Herald Fund, which helps musicians and artists in need.
The 5th Annual Taste of Woodstock, presented by the Woodstock Film Festival and the Hudson Valley Film Commission will celebrate the culinary diversity and delicacies that the region has to offer, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, throughout Woodstock.