Monday, Sept. 17: There’s a growing rumble of popular interest in a movement to pass a “Green Amendment” or Environmental and Social Responsibility Amendment to the US Constitution. It takes varying forms, but in general would establish a constitutional right to a healthy environment, grant the natural environment “personhood” and standing in court and/or require large corporations to recertify at regular intervals that their business practices are environmentally responsible or lose their charters.
Sometimes described as what the News from Lake Wobegon would sound like if it had been scripted by Stephen King, Night Vale uses the mundane format of a community radio station to convey its accounts of highly disquieting goings-on in a small desert town where every conspiracy theory comes true. To feed his imagination, Cranor says, he likes to “scour community calendars” in small local newspapers.
What was once the Dunn Builders’ Supply Corporation is now a theater, film and television soundstage.
Saturday, September 8: Interpreters in period garb, reenactments, performances, Colonial games and demonstrations will bring history to life throughout the day.
With a terminal disease, I am living my fullest life while keeping an eye on the not-so-distant future knowing that I won’t see my kids reach adulthood. Can one “cram” mothering?
Walkway hosts StarWalk with live astronaut on Friday night, Heroes’ Day at Hudson River Maritime Museum and more.
Sept. 7: Earth, Wind & Fuego and North River Roasters liven up Poughkeepsie’s Middle Main
Saturday-Sunday, September 8-9: New York wineries and gourmet specialty food producers are in the spotlight at this end-of-summer event, which started out years ago as a gathering of oenophiles and gradually expanded to include a New York Craft Beer Pavilion as well as distilleries and hard ciders.
Fridays-Sundays, September 7-23: Bruce Grund and his adept cast of five characters have contemporized the play to “fit the Romantic and not-so-Romantic realism of today.”
A six-mile loop trail connecting the village of New Paltz to the Shawangunk Ridge will officially open Saturday, Sept. 8, with an event featuring local dignitaries and a ceremonial First Bike Ride and Walk.