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.
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.
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.
At 63, former co-frontperson of the seminal California punk band X John Doe now looks and sounds the part of the dark-but-tender American roots bard.
The 49th annual Ulster Chamber Music Series kicks off with works by Ravel, Fauré and Debussy
Jeffreys has quietly been on a roll in the second decade of the new millennium, delivering two esteemed and reinvigorated records: 2011’s The King of in Between and 2013’s blues/rock burner Truth Serum.
Their blend of Cajun styles and instruments has never failed to incite a celebratory riot at Marlboro’s shrine of great music.
In 2015, the legendary Native American singer/songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie released a fabulous hybrid traditional/electro effort, Power in the Blood.
Zines are DIY, often hand-made limited-run magazines, replicated on photocopiers and focused on topics not well suited for commercial publishing. The web is a more efficient way to reach multitudes with a targeted message, but it lacks the serendipity and tactility of stumbling across and interacting with a little zine. (And while small websites are rarely maintained more than 5-10 years, zines last as long as paper— the Zine Library at SUNY New Paltz has over 400 entries.