The event will take place from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11. It will be hosted by Simi Stone, and will feature performances by Stone; Robin the Hammer; the Matthew Finck Quartet, featuring Tristan Napoli, Adam Cote and Bram Kincheloe; and the Energy Dance Company. Complimentary tickets are available, but for those who can’t make it in person there will be a live stream of the event online as well.
While it has been more than a year, the Historical Society of Woodstock will open its doors and welcome friends and neighbors back with a remarkable exhibit starting May 8. Titled “Works in Wire: A Retrospective,” the exhibit will be open Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. It runs through May 30 and features the work of sculptor Alison Eriksen (1964-2019).
“A book was something I always wanted to do,” said Bliss. Now he has written a story to accompany a series of illustrations that follow the adventures of a charming hybrid animal named Valynn, who resembles a deer with the bushy tail of a fox. Jared calls the narrative “a journey of self-discovery,” set in a wondrous world that springs to vivid life in 12 of his ink-and-watercolor paintings. The exquisite detail and subtle, luminous color of the landscapes, seascapes and night skies of this magical world cry out for reproduction in bookplate form, and for sharing with the children in your life.
The Woodstock Artists Association & Museum announces its third annual “Far & Wide National” exhibition, on view in the Main Gallery from Friday, June 4 through Sunday, July 18.
Arm-of-the-Sea Theater is moving full speed ahead on fundraising efforts and site preparations for opening its new COVID-safe outdoor performance space this summer on the Saugerties waterfront.
It’s been called “artist’s time”—the enforced periods of pandemic-induced solitude that have allowed artists the opportunity to create without outside distractions. For others, of course, the shutdown has brought economic hardship and isolation. Certainly, artists themselves have been affected in widely divergent ways. But one common denominator that emerges from conversations with half a dozen artists and people affiliated with arts institutions is that being resourceful has been essential to surviving and possibly thriving during this time.
Jonathan Taplin will discuss his rockn-roll memoir, The Magic Years, with Woodstock’s folk music legend Happy Traum at the Golden Notebook Bookstore May 3.
Releases of silty brown water from the Ashokan Reservoir this year prompted the annual community arts event to highlight environmental issues related to the creek.
The historic Old Dutch Church, located at 272 Wall Street in Kingston, has announced its spring 2021 Uptown Fine Arts Music Series lineup, starting May 15 at 12 noon on Saturdays – both in-person and after-the-fact on the Old Dutch Church Facebook page @OldDutchChurch.
A guide to what’s happening in the live music world this spring. Some selections are shows; others are entirely new venues on the scene. Some are outside, some are inside, and some are, sigh, livestream, and that still doesn’t mean live and next to a stream.