Benjamin Wigfall, a retired professor of art at SUNY New Paltz and former owner of the Watermark Cargo Gallery in Kingston, died on Thursday, Feb. 9, at age 86.
The Thursday, February 16 poetry gathering at New World Home Cooking, 1411 Route 212, between Woodstock and Saugerties, will feature poets
Storytellers for Hope: St. Baldrick’s and Relay for Life Fundraiser this Sunday, February 19 from 12 noon to 6 p.m. at Twin Lakes Lodge. Bring the kids to this one for 15-minute family photo sessions for only $15, fresh baked goods, hot food, music, raffles, free face-painting; and at 3 p.m., a Cup, Corks & Canvas session begins, the proceeds of which benefit Relay for Life. No appointment is necessary for the photos; just show up, and a cash bar is open all day.
Saugerties Pro Musica welcomes the return of the esteemed pianist Yalin Chi, principal pianist of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, on Sunday, February 19 at 3 p.m.
While I love plugging inspiring bands or discussing the area with interesting people, many have mentioned to me recently how Kingston’s dining scene is actually the most poppin’ thing going on lately.
Corwin traveled the world creating broadcasts for the United Nations, until McCarthyism drove him out of the radio medium and into writing for the screen and stage.
Held in the cavernous back room at BSP on Wall Street in Kingston’s Stockade District, the Boogaloo is a craft beer festival where your price of entry allows you to sample to your heart’s content from among 75 microbrews from more than 40 breweries and cideries, many of them New York State-based.
There was a Madison Cake, a Tyler Pudding and even a Jackson Jumble. But much like the man himself, none of those desserts became as popular as Washington Cake and Washington Pie.
Sarvananda Bluestone’s blog entries for the past weekend capture the whiteness that blanketed the region and disrupted its power.
Demolition of the structure’s interior was to begin the next weekend, so Jennifer Hicks decided to invite 19 artists from around the region to “have fun with the blank walls” before they disappeared.