Movies with Spirit returns with Pixar Animation Studios’ animated fantasy/comedy/adventure Soul on September 18 at 7 p.m. at the New Progressive Baptist Church at 8 Hone Street in Kingston.
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Hudson Valley filmmaker Noelle Janasiewicz’s documentary about the DIY music scene in New Paltz premieres at a two-day music festival called Door Daze at BluePrint in Kingston.
An excerpt from a chapter of the authors’ upcoming book, available in December 2021, entitled “The Story of Historic Kingston: A Journey through the Hudson Valley and Its Connections With New York City.”
Twenty-three-year old R&B artist Lawand Hill, of Kingston has one and a half million followers on TikTok, following the viral mushrooming of her third release, “Over It” on national networks MTV and BET Jams.
Bardavon Presents has announced that, after being closed for 18 months during the pandemic, it will reopen UPAC on Sunday, August 22 at 7 p.m. with Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and one week later Brit Floyd on Sunday, August 29 at 8 p.m.
The upcoming Jazzstock at the Senate Garage will feature the Matt Munisteri Duo on Saturday, July 24 at 8 p.m. Originally scheduled to perform back in April 2020, the duo consists of singer and songwriter Matt Munisteri and bassist Danton Boller.
The third annual Todd Samara Art Fund Award is now accepting proposals from artists in all genres of art practice,
Planned events include outdoor concerts and a movie series.
The event will take place from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11. It will be hosted by Simi Stone, and will feature performances by Stone; Robin the Hammer; the Matthew Finck Quartet, featuring Tristan Napoli, Adam Cote and Bram Kincheloe; and the Energy Dance Company. Complimentary tickets are available, but for those who can’t make it in person there will be a live stream of the event online as well.
It’s been called “artist’s time”—the enforced periods of pandemic-induced solitude that have allowed artists the opportunity to create without outside distractions. For others, of course, the shutdown has brought economic hardship and isolation. Certainly, artists themselves have been affected in widely divergent ways. But one common denominator that emerges from conversations with half a dozen artists and people affiliated with arts institutions is that being resourceful has been essential to surviving and possibly thriving during this time.