Starting at 5:07 p.m. on Friday, August 16 with Richie Havens and ending Monday morning with Jimi Hendrix, Radio Woodstock will play a near-complete reconstruction of Woodstock, with every performance from the festival included in chronological order.
Tuesday-Sunday: August 20-25: The Salute to Agriculture tent includes the Dairy Birthing Center, which allows spectators to witness the live birth of a calf.
Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 17-18: The first 25 kids get a free model to build and fly (later arrivals can purchase one at the Gift Shop). Kids will sit in a historic aircraft, talk with a pilot, ride in an antique car and get out on the field for the mass launch. One kid each day wins a biplane ride with the adult of his or her choice. The Aerodrome’s famous Air Show is included.
Even if “a good translator,” in her words, “should disappear,” Mandell wants readers to understand just how much work is involved in her profession.
If this sounds a lot like Gilead, the world of Margaret Atwood’s groundbreaking 1985 novel The Handmaid’s Tale and its current hit Hulu TV series, you’re right.
Friday, August 16: Aquaman is a throwback to the days when comic-book characters and situations were uncomplicated, wholesome, earnest, unironic… And yet we find ourselves invested in Aquaman/Arthur Curry’s reluctant quest to save Earth’s surface from the Atlanteans and the Atlanteans from themselves.
Friday-Sunday, Aug. 16-18: The Tina Chorvas Park performance is adjacent to the site of what will be Arm-of-the-Sea’s permanent home. When completed, the Tidewater Center for Hudson River Arts and Science will be include a 100-seat outdoor amphitheatre and facilities for river-related programs. Built on a neglected, much-graffitied industrial site on the Esopus Creek, once home to the circa-1880 Sheffield Paper Company, the Tidewater Center will also feature a waterworks playground.
Saturday, Aug. 17: It will be a day of family fun, relaxation, German food, music by the Joe Unger Band and dancing along the banks of the Hudson River.
Sunday, Aug. 18: Historically speaking, Dylan was a house guest in Woodstock; but the Band, they were the house band. While the Band backed Dylan on several records and tours, nothing better captures the intensely collaborative and equal nature of the relationship better than The Basement Tapes.
Across its eight devilishly musical and imaginative compositions, Hum to Your Heart’s basal setting is one woman: her syrupy, melismatic vocals and her fingerpicked, throaty acoustic guitar. But only 40 seconds into “Bringing Myself Back Home,” Hum to your Heart announces its one grand permission, its loophole: lush, reverb swamped choirs of Ellas, sometimes deployed in deep and rich block chords, other times in savvy counterpoint.