Among my many fusion favorites was one – precisely one – local band. They weren’t from here, they didn’t form here and they’re not here anymore; but for a period in the early ’80s, they camped out in Coochie’s in New Paltz
It’s a tricky business, dealing with events that happen at the same time. Are they linked, or just coincidental? Case in point: climate change.
Ever more ceremonial and ritualized, Uptown Kingston is now adding a Mardi Gras celebration to its yearly calendar of chaos.
At the Chili Bowl Fiesta you can choose among nearly 1,000 ceramic bowls and mugs handmade for the occasion by WSW staff, interns and volunteers in the months leading up to the Fiesta.
The ceramic arts have been fostered in Woodstock since the Byrdcliffe and Maverick art colonies were formed in the early years of the 20th century. This weekend brings the opportunity to compare historic and contemporary ceramic arts as fostered in the two art colonies, on display in two separate-but-related exhibits, one in New Paltz and the other in Woodstock.
Our weekly roundup of local family activities.
There’s much to be appreciated about this movie: its spare-but-lovely score, its sensual, metaphoric use of water and moonlight, the fine acting even by the youngest of its cast.
The Rondout wouldn’t be nearly the charming place that it is today without the Hudson River Maritime Museum, which organizes exhibits and waterfront festivals and antique boat gatherings all year ‘round.
Ball’s latest Alligator Records CD is the critically acclaimed The Tattooed Lady and the Alligator Man.
The Dorsky Museum at SUNY-New Paltz was recently praised by Huffington Post for hewing close to its mission to serve both the college campus and the artistic culture of the mid-Hudson region, “the Cradle of American Art,” calling it “unlike any other regional museum.”