The George Washington School on Wall Street in Kingston was the venue last Friday evening and Saturday for what its organizers termed an unconference. An audience of 200 showed up for “Surviving the Future: Connection and Community in Unstable Times,” billed as both a summit and a progress report on the sustained efforts of the past few years to organize radical political, economic and cultural consciousness-raising in and around Kingston.
If you’re looking for compelling and rapturous soulful next-level indie releases created in the Hudson Valley, then you will be completely missing out on one of the most powerful records of 2019 if you sleep on the lush, jazz-infused chamber-pop poetry of Luis Mojica’s yearningly bold new album, How A Stranger Is Made. A boring run-of-the-mill collection of clichés this record is most definitely not.
Monday, Nov. 11: It lasts over seven hours, with the middle of the transit happening at around 10:30 a.m., when the Sun isn’t too low. The Mid-Hudson Astronomy Association will set up the correct instruments.
Banking variety remains alive and well in Ulster County. What most local people don’t seem to realize is that the same can’t be said of most places in this country.
An extravaganza of opinion on this Tuesday’s election.
Democrat Dave Clegg and Republican Mike Kavanagh, seeking the post of Ulster County district attorney at Nov. 5’s election, offer voters competing visions of the role of the county’s chief law enforcement officer.
Three candidates are vying for two seats on the Saugerties Town Board — a fire commissioner, a doctorate-holder in environmental studies and a retired social studies teacher who has already served 16 years on the board.
Tubby’s in Kingston (586 Broadway) regularly hosts acclaimed and interesting music, from well-known names like Thalia Zedek to Oneida to up-and-coming regional acts like Hen In The Foxhouse or Silverdome. This Saturday, Nov. 2 will find the venue hosting a special regional welcome-back show of sorts for psych-folk artist and consistent anti-violence activist Globelamp.
Paul Andreassen is challenging Fred Costello Jr. for the town’s top spot.
Republicans don’t hold any seats on the five-member town board at this time. But under one election night scenario, they may hold four on the board come January.