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Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra to perform “Flight” at CIA

Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra to perform “Flight” at CIA

Saturday, Mar. 30: The Hudson Valley takes “Flight” in the upcoming Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra presentation of music and pictures that will showcase the history of flying, from the earliest attempts all the way to space travel. The media presentation, created by local filmmaker Jarek Zabcynski, will also feature Hudson Valley flight, including the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome and the Hudson Valley Balloon Festival.

Woodstock 50 festival lineup announced; headliners include The Killers, Miley Cyrus, Jay-Z, Dead & Company

Woodstock 50 festival lineup announced; headliners include The Killers, Miley Cyrus, Jay-Z, Dead & Company

The full lineup for this summer’s Woodstock 50 festival has been announced. Scheduled for August 16-18 in Watkins Glen, the festival is promoter Michael Lang’s anniversary event marking the original Aquarian Festival from 1969. The event will have three stages and three smaller “neighborhoods,” each with their own food and programming and “glamping” opportunities.

Levin Brothers to perform at Senate Garage

Levin Brothers to perform at Senate Garage

Saturday, Mar. 16: While Tony made his name playing with Peter Gabriel, King Crimson and David Bowie (and John Lennon and, and, and), Pete’s thing has always been jazz and its derivatives. A New York session ace who has recorded or performed with Miles Davis, Gil Evans, Jimmy Giuffre, Dave Brubeck and Charles Mingus, Pete’s résumé is hardly less impressive than his rock-star brother’s.

US Postal Service to honor Ellsworth Kelly, major 20th-century artist from the Hudson Valley

US Postal Service to honor Ellsworth Kelly, major 20th-century artist from the Hudson Valley

The US Postal Service just announced it will release a new set of stamps honoring a major 20th-century artist from the Hudson Valley, Ellsworth Kelly. The series of ten stamps includes reproductions of the paintings Yellow White (1961), Colors for a Large Wall (1951), Blue Red Rocker (1963), Spectrum I (1953), South Ferry (1956), Blue Green (1962), Orange Red Relief (for Delphine Seyrig) (1990), Meschers (1951), Red Blue (1964) and Gaza (1956).