Slated for release on July 10 via a variety of cable on-demand platforms, including iTunes, Google and Amazon Prime, is a new independently produced supernatural thriller titled A Deadly Legend. It was filmed in Sullivan and Greene County, and producers Kristen Anne Ferraro and Eric Wolf – d/b/a REMcycle Media, Inc. – are based in Wurtsboro. It’s their first feature-length effort.
The Woodstock Film Festival will hold a special summer drive-in screening of Katherine Dieckmann’s 2006 film Diggers at the Greenville Drive-In followed by an in-depth filmmaker Q&A.
The D&H Canal Historical Society has disavowed reported plans to remove the community Christmas tree on the Village Green in High Falls to make room for an outdoor museum exhibit – plans that have caused a furor in the community in recent weeks.
Frederic Church’s Olana announces the restart of public programs with new Olana outdoor tours. While the park has been continuously open, public programs were suspended due to COVID-19. Now, new outdoor, limited-attendance tours follow NYS Department of Health guidelines and represent the first phase in reopening public tours and providing educational experiences for visitors.
Nurseries are among the few local businesses that have blossomed this spring. While fear of the pandemic may have ravaged the mind, it was planting that revitalized the soul.
On June 26, the day of his birth, Milton Glaser, international superstar of graphic design, artist, gourmet, educator extraordinaire, and Woodstocker for more than 60 years, died of a stroke. He was 91. His wife and constant companion Shirley was at his side. Milton died in New York City, where he was born.
A Call for Artists has been announced for a new annual fine-arts exhibition and competition this September. Regional in scope, the Kingston Annual 2020 will be hosted jointly by the Kingston Midtown Arts District (MAD) and Arts Society of Kingston (ASK).
“The end goal is to have a comprehensive document that’s an assessment of what’s currently in the city and also hopefully some sort of plan and strategy of what the future of arts and culture should look like.”
The 29th annual Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival, scheduled for July 10-12, is being postponed until a later date in the fall of this year.
Topics include: Youth Film Lab goes online; Virtual chamber music; Balloon Festival postponed; Renaissance Faire cancels; and more.