Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 16-17: Kim Novak and Jimmy Stewart star in Alfred Hitchcock’s psychological thriller Vertigo, cited by the American Film Institute as the country’s greatest mystery film. Screening the film classic with a live performance of Bernard Herrmann’s haunting score is the brainchild of film and television director Allen Coulter, known for his work on HBO’s The Sopranos.
Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9-10: InStyle magazine named it one of the “18 Best Wine Festivals across America.” Fifty New York wineries, ten New York breweries, seven cideries and 15 distilleries will be represented.
Saturday, Sept. 9: Jack DeJohnette headlines, and special guests Baird Hersey and Prana will join Nexus onstage. Also set to appear are POOK, the Creative Music Studio with jazz vibraphonist Karl Berger, the NYU Steel Drum Ensemble, the North/South Indian Music Project, the Beatbox House, the Northeast Ghana All-Stars and the Big Takeover Reggae Band.
Opening on Friday, Sept. 8: This marks the group’s 60th anniversary season.
Saturday, Sept. 9: After a couple of decades as a world adventurer, author and filmmaker who documented Antarctica and other far-flung parts of our ocean planet on National Geographic expeditions, the Stone Ridge resident simply wants to save the world’s waterways — in particular the one closest to home.
Sunday, Sept. 10: Vanderbilt Garden Association hosts annual tea and Michael Harney of Harney & Sons this Sunday
Saturday, Sept. 9: Ear Op finds the veteran New Paltz trio opting, for the very first time, not to self-produce. The Doggies called upon the New Paltz-based indie- and post-rock producer Kevin McMahon. McMahon is best-known for his work with the epic punk group Titus Andronicus, the avant-noise legends Swans, the clinical indie guitar-pop band Real Estate and some other nationally known acts.
For Josh and Benny Safdie, indie co-directors who grew up in Queens, its harshly neon-lit boulevards lined with strip malls, car dealerships, check-cashing joints and White Castles are the perfect setting for their über-edgy new caper movie.
Opening Saturday, Sept. 9: “Artists as Innovators: Three Decades of New York State Council on the Arts/New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships” covers three decades of New York artistry supported by state arts funding. Additional programming this September supports the exhibit with literary readings, panel discussions and performance art.
Walk and wade at Esopus Meadows, Maverick’s closing concerts of the season, mark NYS women’s suffrage centennial at Historic Huguenot Street