Entertainment

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in Oak Hill

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in Oak Hill

Thursday-Sunday, July 19-22: It’s barely a stretch to say that all the giants of bluegrass, newgrass and old-timey country music still living since its 1984 founding have graced its stages. Fans come back year after year after year, as much to camp out and engage in informal picking sessions as to listen to the headline talents.

Talk on photographer Art Kane

Talk on photographer Art Kane

Saturday, July 21: Kane’s son gives an illustrated talk about the great 20th-century photographer and former Margaretville resident who shot the famous photograph “Harlem, 1958,” as well as other iconic photographs of the Rolling Stones, the Who, Janis Joplin, the Doors, Aretha Franklin and Bob Dylan.

Mamma Mia! in Phoenicia

Mamma Mia! in Phoenicia

Mamma Mia!, opening July 14, will run three weekends. The production unites local theater regulars, former professional actors, and stage newcomers, aged from 16 to 91, in an upbeat show set to the music of Swedish pop group ABBA. Phoenicia is hosting what may be the first community theater production of the long-running Broadway musical, the rights having been made available for the first time just a few months ago.