Praise be the performance deities that Bardavon/UPAC executive director Chris Silva was able to sign such a box-office favorite and former Woodstock resident Bob Dylan for an outdoor concert at the Hutton brickyards property on North Street on the Hudson River waterfront.
In 1913, on the eve of Woodrow Wilson’s inauguration, Vassar alumna and lawyer Inez Milholland led a parade through Washington, DC astride a big white horse, wearing a crown and a long white cape, followed by some 10,000 suffragettes. Crowds of men jeered, spat on and harassed the marchers. Milholland was afterwards likened to Joan of Arc.
Friday, 3/24: New photographs of abandoned churches, convents and cemeteries will be presented, along with other structures on the verge of being torn down.
Friday, 3/24: Our benefit concerts used to be driven by bad weather – really bad weather. Now they seem more likely to be about sustaining critical and endangered social institutions. This concert was partly produced by Fenner Osmond Friedman, age 15, as part of a final project for a school-run mentorship with WDST.
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Tuesday, 3/28: In 2012, Donald Trump tweeted, “The Electoral College is a disaster for a democracy.” By November 2016, after that same body had handed him the presidency, he was tweeting a different tune: “The Electoral College is actually genius.” If you are befuddled by how our electoral system actually works, check out this free documentary screening, sponsored by the League of Women Voters.
Friday, 3/24: A master of many styles and a man with an utterly distinctive voice, the Dylan sideman and solo artist will play his axe, the Vox Continental. He’ll perform with Frank Carillo and Cindy Cashdollar.
The Youngbloods immortalized Spring Weekend at SUNY-New Paltz in 1970 by putting a shot of the crowd on the back cover of their album. That famous two-day concert also featured performances by Jefferson Airplane, Joe Cocker and Leon Russell.
Sunday, 3/19: The City of Kingston owes a lot to this musical innovator, and it’s tough to imagine its current arts-driven renaissance having happened without her inspiration.
Saturday, 3/18: This young chamber music ensemble has snagged prizes at music competitions and festivals all over the world.