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.
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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.
Sept. 28-30: From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, the 26 participating artists will either have their own studios open to the public, or be exhibiting their work collectively in pop-up galleries or other spaces on loan for the tour.
Already she has 20 pairs of them completed, including such luminaries as Chuck Close, Mary Frank, Robert Indiana, Jasper Johns, Maya Lin, Judy Pfaff , Martin Puryear, Ursula Von Rydingsvard and Kiki Smith.
Goodman will speak about her book at Elting Memorial Library in New Paltz on Wednesday, September 5 from 8-9:30 p.m. Admission is free.
Two regional premieres and a world premiere are in store for Paltzonians this fall, as the Denizen Theatre takes shape on the upper level of the Water Street Market.
August 5-12: A flamenco performance is an exorcism of sorts. The dancers, singers and musicians who practice this artform are forever in quest of a quality called duende – a word that has no exact English equivalent.
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.
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.