Robert Hacunda, who grew up in Marlboro but has been many places since, provides the landscape part of this exhibit, which opens this Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Modern Art Gallery in High Falls with a reception from 5-8 p.m. Michael Nighswonger, born in California and a former North Carolinian who moved into town earlier this year after spending eight years in the Adirondacks honing his craft and building an inventory of work, brings the abstracts.
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13: If you have never been to an O+ before, be prepared for a revelation, a brief interval of civic transformation that will make you proud to be from around here.
Monks perform the sacred music of Tibet and create a sand mandala for the public at UPAC. In addition to the Sunday, October 13 performance, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day from Wednesday, October 9 through Saturday, October 12, the monks will create a sand mandala at UPAC. A translator will be on hand to answer questions, and the community will have the opportunity to engage in conversation with the monks while enjoying the ephemeral artwork they are creating.
Friday-Sunday, Oct. 11-13: Conceived by Manhattan-based interior designer Brad Ford, who weekends in Ulster County, and inspired by the local fairs he attended while growing up in Arkansas, Field and Supply: A Modern Makers’ Craft Fair got started in 2014, attracting notice from various high-end design publications.
Using painting and music as performance Manuel Oliver drove home into our hearts the shock of youth lost to gunfire.
Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 12-13: Conceived and promoted by longtime antiques dealer Frank Gaglio, Barn Star allows antiques professionals to display and sell in a hands-on, approachable atmosphere.
Friday, Oct. 11: Phair’s storied career begins with, and is still mostly celebrated for, Exile in Guyville, her super-witty and rocking musical and feminist 1993 retort to the Rolling Stones’ Exile on Main Street.
Sunday, Oct. 13: On his latest, Let It Slide, Woodstock’s surreal cabaret ringleader ups his game once again as a singer and a writer, leading to a delightful blip-pop record that somehow manages to make sense in the barns of Woodstock and the basements of Brooklyn.
Friday-Sunday, Oct. 11-13: The bust, designed by Czech sculptor Marie Seborova, was commissioned and donated by Art for Amnesty founder Bill Shipsey in recognition of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights’s 70th anniversary. Identical busts have been placed in sites of significance around the world: France, Italy, the Netherlands, Slovenia and at Columbia Law School.
Thoughts on The Joker, Liz Phair at Utopia Soundstage in Woodstock, and Nikki Belfiglio of Bodega stops in this week to hype the popular band’s appearance at this year’s inaugural O-Positive festival this weekend.