Plans call for a $6.1 million, 5,000-square-foot visitor center at the park with an information desk, drinking water stations, restrooms, a warming hearth and more. Funding will come from a mix of state and private sources.
Saturday, Jan. 24: A great poet of paradox, scientist of the artful non sequitur, Steven Wright may seem like a one-gear comedian, but it is a hell of a gear.
Saturday, February 1: Joshua Bell has not let the “world’s greatest violinist” meme fluster him much at all. He just keeps on playing the music he wants to play with the people he wants to play with.
Saturday, Jan. 18: Named the “Best Up-and-Coming Band” by New York’s Hudson Valley Magazine, Lara Hope and the Ark-Tones have done a six-week tour with the Brian Setzer Orchestra and regional tours with the Blasters and the Reverend Horton Heat. The band has also had the privilege of supporting Joan Jett, Tiger Army, Gary US Bonds, Dale Watson, Big Sandy, Wayne Hancock, the 5678s and America.
The famous star Betelgeuse is dimmer than anyone has seen it in a century.
This large earthwork sculpture, created by the founder of Stonestyling, sits 10 feet tall and allows the viewer to observe the Hudson River through its tear-shaped window.
Contino was severely injured in a diving accident. While in rehabilitation, Contino met a fellow patient, the sculptor Mark di Suvero, who challenged him to start making art.
Wednesday, Jan. 22: In his new book Live Sustainably Now: A Low-Carbon Vision of the Good Life, Karl Coplan chronicles the joys and challenges of a year on a carbon budget: kayaking to work, hunting down electric vehicle charging stations, eating a Mediterranean-style diet and enjoying plenty of travel on weekends and vacations while avoiding long-distance flights.
1917 is the film that the centennial of the Great War deserved, arriving a couple of years late but still welcome.
Friday, January 17: Matthew Goodman reads The City Game at Oblong Books in Rhinebeck.