Dafoe portrays Vincent Van Gogh as a man alternately stretched on the rack of his own genius and the world’s rejection and blissed out by nature’s extravagant beauty.
Great coffee and Montreal-style bagels at the Mud Club in Woodstock.
On Saturday and Sunday nights, Dec. 15 and 16, Bob expects Comet Wirtanen to achieve naked-eye visibility – the first comet in years to do so.
Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 15-16: Holidelic features outrageous costumes and an extravagant stage show led by the Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter, producer, actor, dancer and Bruce Springsteen sideman Everett Bradley.
After putting his stamp on many of Kingston and Poughkeepsie’s most important buildings, J. A. Wood created the onion-domed, minaret-studded landmark Tampa Bay Hotel.
Saturday, Dec. 15: With names like Traum (Happy) and Helm (Amy), there is no doubt about how “Woodstock” this show will be – nor about how professional, special and good.
See It’s a Wonderful Life on the big screen at UPAC.
Friday, Dec. 14: The veteran garage psychedelia band from Georgia, the Black Lips, teams with the younger-but-similarly-Southern Nude Party for a night of real gutsy rock.
Sunday, Dec. 16: John Anderson’s film celebrates the lasting musical and cultural legacy of the legendary blues harmonica player and longtime Woodstock resident Paul Butterfield. Butterfield learned the art from none other than Muddy Waters.
Friday-Thursday, Dec. 14-20: Check out this award-winning documentary film about Alex Honnold’s astonishing solo climb of Yosemite’s 3,000-foot-high El Capitán Freerider wall. With no ropes or safety gear, Honnold (who has also climbed at the Mohonk Preserve) completed one of the greatest feats in rock climbing history in just under four hours.