Part Sergio Leone fever-dream, part Ravi Shankar raga, the music of Sal Cataldi, known to his audiences as “Spaghetti Eastern,” has become a regular attraction in Saugerties and throughout the Hudson Valley.
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Town supervisor Fred Costello Jr. said the commission will give local artists more opportunities to get grants, as well as the ability to codify all of Saugerties’ artistic resources into one database.
The show “Exit 20: An Exhibition of Work by Saugerties Artists” draws together 20 Saugerties-based artists working in a wide range of two-dimensional media and styles: Loel Barr, Jennifer Lewis Bennett, Nancy Campbell, Rosa Lee Charpentier, Shelley Davis, Nancy deFlon, Josepha Gutelius, Jeffrey Helmuth, Anne Marie Hoffstatter, Katie Hoffstatter, Debra Joyce, Barbara Tepper Levy, Yvette Lewis, Marjorie Magid, Ann Morris, Andrea Walcutt Perez, Tina Piccolo, Tad Richards, Prudence See, Elizabeth Shafer, Margaret G. Still, Hank Vanderbeck and Leonardo Vatkin. The exhibit is curated by Emerge Gallery director Robert Langdon.
Starting at about 10:30 p.m., Main Street will be closed between Partition and Market streets. Music will be provided by DJ Riley Cornelison, and the Saugerties High School senior class will be selling hot chocolate.
The Tidewater Center for the arts, sciences and local history, which would incorporate an aquatic classroom for river education; staging areas for citizen-science projects; a meeting hall and performance space; public access for tidewater fishing; a waterworks playground, and finally a kayak launch and way station for local travelers.
Both in practice and prose, local poet Brian Liston has established himself as an advocate for area residents on the autism spectrum.
Writers, established and prospective alike, will be celebrated this third weekend of the local culture fest Shout Out Saugerties.
How many plastic water bottles does it take to make a water dragon? Members of the Shout Out Saugerties Committee know, at least, that the effort will require more than they’ve amassed thus far.
Thursday, Aug. 16 was the last showing; mall owners mum on possible replacement.
Aug. 18-19 Hope Rocks offers onsite counseling, speakers offering their personal experiences and a myriad of activities, including: approximately 50-plus live musical performances; a motorcade; a 5k and 10k run; softball; volleyball; basketball; tennis; pickleball; human foosball; art exhibition; and, crafters. New to the 2018 festival is a walk- and bike-a-thon, children’s area, petting zoo and t-shirt design contest.