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Faces of Kingston: Matthew Pleva

Faces of Kingston: Matthew Pleva

Matthew Pleva has both a recognizable face to many in Kingston and a portfolio of memorable, creative work that’s some of the best stuff Kingston has to offer. Pleva is a very interesting guy and it was a pleasure to get to interview him after having it on my “must do” list for a few years now.

Kingston After Dark: An interview with Luis Mojica

Kingston After Dark: An interview with Luis Mojica

If you’re looking for compelling and rapturous soulful next-level indie releases created in the Hudson Valley, then you will be completely missing out on one of the most powerful records of 2019 if you sleep on the lush, jazz-infused chamber-pop poetry of Luis Mojica’s yearningly bold new album, How A Stranger Is Made. A boring run-of-the-mill collection of clichés this record is most definitely not.

Faces of Kingston: Daniel Rhinier

Faces of Kingston: Daniel Rhinier

Faces of Kingston’s objective is to get chatty with a different person from the community every week, in hopes that we all get to know one another a little better. This week we talk to five-year resident Daniel Rhinier on making the best life you can out of where you are, uplifting the arts and more.

Faces of Kingston: Ethan Scott Barnett

Faces of Kingston: Ethan Scott Barnett

I recently became casually acquainted with the outspoken and quite busy Ethan Scott Barnett, often found passionately chatting with a wide array of people around our city at night, and I suspected a great interview subject as well as interesting human had been found. Thank you to Ethan for taking time and agreeing to be this week’s Faces of Kingston subject.

Landscapes meet abstracts in new High Falls show

Landscapes meet abstracts in new High Falls show

Robert Hacunda, who grew up in Marlboro but has been many places since, provides the landscape part of this exhibit, which opens this Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Modern Art Gallery in High Falls with a reception from 5-8 p.m. Michael Nighswonger, born in California and a former North Carolinian who moved into town earlier this year after spending eight years in the Adirondacks honing his craft and building an inventory of work, brings the abstracts.

Faces of Kingston: Isaac Cruz

Faces of Kingston: Isaac Cruz

This week for Faces of Kingston we are going to talk to someone I always see out really participating in the Kingston community. Whether telling stories about Kingston, dreaming up delicious menu items or making new friends, Diego’s Taqueria co-owner Isaac Cruz plays a big role in making our area a better place.