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Milton Glaser: Spending eternity in Woodstock

Milton Glaser: Spending eternity in Woodstock

On June 26, the day of his birth, Milton Glaser, international superstar of graphic design, artist, gourmet, educator extraordinaire, and Woodstocker for more than 60 years, died of a stroke. He was 91. His wife and constant companion Shirley was at his side. Milton died in New York City, where he was born.

Arts notes (6/3/20)

Arts notes (6/3/20)

Topics include: Hudson River Skywalk grant; No Ulster County Fair; Bard postpones Boulanger fest; Oblong Books author event; Kingston Annual 2020 arts exhibition seeks entries.

Register now for free virtual photography workshops for teens

Register now for free virtual photography workshops for teens

The first series, offered last fall, was a tremendous success, culminating with public exhibitions where the young participants – novices all – were actually able to sell some of their work. A new eight-week series got underway Wednesday, April 29, taught entirely via Zoom classes. And while some of the slots are reserved for youth on probation or otherwise identified as at-risk by the Restorative Justice Center, enrollment in the course is open to anyone in the county aged 14 to 18.

SNL mocks Hudson Valley racism, apple farms

SNL mocks Hudson Valley racism, apple farms

A sketch in the premiere episode of this season’s Saturday Night Live took aim at our region’s most well-known autumnal activity for day-trippers: pick-your-own apples. The format is a television commercial hosted by two sisters (Aidy Bryant and Kate McKinnon), the owners of “Chickham’s Apple Farm,” which is “located in the part of New York State that has confederate flags” where “for just $45, you can bring home $10 worth of apples.”