Oct. 21: The performance of songs and monologues celebrates eight influential women in our region who have devoted their lives to empowering women and advocating for women’s rights.
New Paltz Times | Arts & Entertainment
Sometimes a book — especially a funny one — grabs you right from the get-go. That happened on page two.
Author Judith Boggess chronicles what life was like growing up in Rosendale in the 1940s and ‘50s as Judy Cherny, the daughter of hard-drinking Edith and mercurial “Big Ed,” who together ran one of the toughest bars on Main Street at Reid’s Hotel and Bar.
Films are shown Mondays. Upcoming titles include: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” “Cinema Paradisio,” “Mask,” and “Lion.” Music is perform Thursdays. Upcoming acts include Cornbread Jam, Vicki Russell and The Big Distraction.
845th Street Entertainment is a group of ten mostly New Paltz and Highland twenty-something year-olds, who grew up together rapping in the locker rooms and after school.
90 Miles is dead; long live 90 Miles!
Each student artist has developed a distinctive voice here. They work independently during the second semester on a portfolio of 12 works exploring a theme of their own choosing, so the subject matter varies quite a bit, as does the styles employed.
While concerts, art shows and classes in drawing and tai chi will continue, this spring Unison is turning the spotlight on another facet of its value to the community: its appeal as a rental venue for weddings and other special events.
The Chili Bowl Fiesta fundraiser put on each February by the Women’s Studio Workshop (WSW) just gets more popular and more successful every year.
Zines are DIY, often hand-made limited-run magazines, replicated on photocopiers and focused on topics not well suited for commercial publishing. The web is a more efficient way to reach multitudes with a targeted message, but it lacks the serendipity and tactility of stumbling across and interacting with a little zine. (And while small websites are rarely maintained more than 5-10 years, zines last as long as paper— the Zine Library at SUNY New Paltz has over 400 entries.