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Fifth annual Art Walk Kingston

Fifth annual Art Walk Kingston

The fifth annual Art Walk Kingston will take place on September 26 and 27, from noon to 5 p.m. Visitors and residents are invited to explore Kingston and immerse themselves in a range of art and events. Paintings, photographs, textiles, drawings, and sculptures will be on display across the city at private exhibition spaces, galleries and an online virtual gallery for those who want to explore the art from the comfort of their homes.

21st Woodstock Film Festival shifts gears to mix virtual, drive-in screenings

21st Woodstock Film Festival shifts gears to mix virtual, drive-in screenings

It’s something of a miracle that the annual Woodstock Film Festival is happening at all, and nothing short of astonishing that it’s happening on a scale rivaling past years. More than 100 films will be presented between September 30 and October 4, including 19 world premieres, three North American premieres, five US premieres, 14 East Coast premieres and 30 New York premieres.

Making records: Julie Last of Coldbrook Productions

Making records: Julie Last of Coldbrook Productions

Owner of Coldbrook Productions in Woodstock, Julie Last has seen it all. The California native came up as an audio engineer at the legendary Record Plant in New York City, the woman manager of which told her on her first day, “I don’t think you’ll last two weeks, but come back tomorrow.” She worked there for four years.

Denizen Theatre opens its doors with the world premiere of True Love Will Find You in the End

Denizen Theatre opens its doors with the world premiere of True Love Will Find You in the End

Denizen Theatre in New Paltz will be reopening its doors for Tony-nominated Broadway playwright, Neil LaBute, this October. The world premiere True Love Will Find You in the End is about marriage and divorce; passion and obsession; and how love can find you in even the most extraordinary circumstances. It will run from October 8 to 18, Thursday through Saturdays at 6 and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 and 4 p.m.

Democratic Convention featured music by New Paltz-based composer Pete Calandra

Democratic Convention featured music by New Paltz-based composer Pete Calandra

Even if all you caught of the 2020 Democratic National Convention on TV was the opening video sequence – a montage lasting a minute and 45 seconds, titled “We the People” and featuring notable Americans of every description reciting the opening paragraph of the US Constitution, ending with the convention being called to order – you’ve been exposed to the music of New Paltz resident Pete Calandra. The keyboardist, composer and teacher wrote and played every note on that piece, which opens with a Coplandesque fanfare designed to swell the heart of any Democrat.