Almanac Weekly | Art & Music

Sections
Obituary: Richard Segalman

Obituary: Richard Segalman

To Richard Segalman painting was like breathing. Across his remarkable six- decade career, his artwork was placed in over 40 permanent collections in museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, DC, and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

KillianFest benefit concert to build ukulele collection at Kingston Library

KillianFest benefit concert to build ukulele collection at Kingston Library

Hundreds of ukulele lovers will join hosts Robert Burke Warren and Calder Mansfield on Friday, July 9 between 4 and 8 p.m. in Phoenicia’s Parish Field for KillianFest, a concert to benefit Catskill Ukulele Group, which builds ukulele collections for checkout at Hudson Valley libraries. The benefit is sponsored by Hudson Valley Foundation for Youth Health, a Kingston-based charity that empowers children and teens through a broad range of programs.

Sun Voyager bassist Stefan Mersch explains his band’s survival and evolution

Sun Voyager bassist Stefan Mersch explains his band’s survival and evolution

The Hudson Valley has a rich history of bands willing to explore the far corners of the psyche and often add a little psychedelic flavor into the mix. From the pyro-enhanced alt rock of SpinCycleLava to the delicate psych folk of Globelamp to the anything-goes jazz-influenced mind romp of Ultraam, many bands who have graced local stages over the years have been unafraid of venturing into parts unknown.