Friday, May 26: Experimental musician and producer Matthew Cullen brings his unique electronic improvisation to the Hudson Valley with a live score to accompany the screening of the 1962 independent classic film.
Donaghue said he’s grateful to his community for their embracing what he said isn’t so much a commercial store, but a collective space.
Sunday, May 21: See work by local artists on equine canvases before they hit the streets.
It sounds more improbable than it actually is: a prosecutor, a criminal defense lawyer, an assistant DA, a city police detective and a chill dude bass player.
Each year, thousands of people turn out for the live music, fun kids’ activities, a 5K race to run off all those calories and, most importantly, a bewildering array of choices of mouthwatering morsels of the cakey kind.
An exhaustive guide to local music venues: Where to go and what you’ll hear.
Kingston food vendors for opening weekend include Jane’s Ice Cream, Redwood Restaurant, Kovo Rotisserie, Séraphine Bakery, Hookline Fish Company, Bread Alone and Southern comfort-food specialists Pakt. Other Hudson Valley choices will come from Grille Wagon (Pleasant Valley), Borland House (Montgomery), Raven and Boar (East Chatham), Itsa Pizza Truck (High Falls) and Terrapin Restaurant (Rhinebeck). Brooklyn-based Café Warshafsky and Ramen Burger.
The artist’s letters are scattered on tables and chairs, and visitors are encouraged to pick them up and read them.
Our weekly roundup of local family activities, including: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Byrdcliffe, Kids’ Karaoke at Zylophone, Spring Open House at Slabsides, “Enjoying Animals Safely” at Kingston Library, Millbrook Literary Festival returns, Lace Mill hosts MyKingstonKids Fest, Hudson Valley KidVenture weekend in Poughkeepsie, New Paltz Reflect and Resist Book Discussion, Community Day at Hudson Opera House and more.
Saturday, May 20: “First Loves and Fresh Ink” follows the sold-out “Classics on Hudson” season opener in newly restored 1855 opera house.