The Comic Fest will have stations set up throughout the Highland Public library, offering a wide sampling of different kinds of fandom fun for all ages.
New Paltz Times | Arts & Entertainment
Water Street Market has been showing free outdoor movies in its courtyard every summer Monday night for a decade now. The season is up and running already, with the last film slated for Monday, August 27. And this year, the third Saturday of each month will also bring an opportunity to view a free movie under the stars in New Paltz, at the Field of Dreams park pavilion, where the first of three Saturday night movie screenings this summer will be Saturday, June 16.
You can tell that the annual self-guided mobile artfest is imminent when dozens of brightly painted doors, unhinged, start popping up in the heart of the hamlet, fresh from their seasonal debut at the Gardiner Cupcake Festival.
Right now it’s just a big, gray box, but by year’s end, it’s due to become a black box theater.
The Village of New Paltz Historic Preservation Commission unveiled its fourth annual art exhibit and announced the award-winners at a reception Saturday, April 28. The show will remain on view in the community room of the Elting Memorial Library during regular library hours through May 12.
“Talking Gong” was inspired by the gong chime culture of Southeast Asia, particularly the rhythms and language of the gandingan, the Philippine Maguindanaon “talking gongs.”
The podcast is titled The Kvetching Professor, subtitled Taking a Break from Quality Time.
“We’re spending a lot of time looking at what the community wants and what they need. We’re a community organization, and that’s who I want to listen to.”
Feb. 16: Geared toward “middle grade” readers — third grade through middle school, depending on their reading level, Ellis says — the book is the first in a fantasy adventure series collectively titled The Karakesh Chronicles and projected to run to five volumes.
“Porcelain has several properties that make it kind of magical,” says Goldman. “It has silica in it, so it’s glass-like; the finish is very smooth and silky. And it’s a very white material, so glazes really ‘pop.’ But I love the translucence of it; that’s my thing.”