“Being on the road was an awesome experience,” Asis says of playing guitar in the band Tiger Piss, “and I would never take that back, but I always had the dream of scoring ﬁlms.”
New Paltz Times | Arts & Entertainment
A play about mental illness directed by the TMI project’s Eva Tenuto and a one-person play that the actor is forbidden ever to have read or seen prior to getting onstage to perform it are two of the dramatic treats in store at New Paltz’s Denizen Theatre in 2019.
Fischer’s new self-published book, Ulster County: Discovering Home, captures a moment in time in which some old familiar settings are fading away and new ones coming into focus.
Women’s Studio Workshop has received a Mid-Size Capital Facilities grant of $70,000 secured with the support of the New York State Council on the Arts through the Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council and the Arts and Cultural Facilities Improvement Program.
Political theater sometimes has “that didactic tag on it that turns people off,” Amy Trompetter says. “But our vocabulary, of puppets, is simple; simple-minded in a certain way. A giant Mother Earth puppet can inspire a feeling of where we came from and be more inspiring to the truth of our existence on this earth and how we expend our energy on that path than a verbal approach.”
For its second-ever production, New Paltz’s Denizen Theatre, the new black-box performance space, is hosting a world premiere.
After years of hosting their annual holiday art and craft fair at the New Paltz Middle School, followed by a two-year run on the SUNY New Paltz campus, Unison Arts Center is bringing the fair home this year, holding the 28th annual holiday Craft, Art and Design Fair at their 68 Mountain Rest Road headquarters in New Paltz over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, December 1-2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
His process of being “open to the unexpected things that can happen on a canvas” is aligned with the improvisational spirit of a jazz musician, Teters says. And he should know; as a lifelong professional drummer and percussionist, he has managed to integrate his musical passions into a lifetime of making and teaching art.
Hurd’s Family Farm in Modena has taken abandoned, broken- down farm equipment and arranged it into a Ninja Warrior-styled obstacle course on which kids (and adults) can test their strength and agility.
The Mug Library functions the same way a traditional book library does: Borrowers get the chance to take a mug home, use it for a week and then return it for others to enjoy.