‘The middle class has dissipated. Those buyers are gone…’
Woodstock Times | Arts & Entertainment
Mario Cantone, whose rapid-fire, over-the-top humor entertained audiences at the first Woodstock Comedy Festival, returns on Saturday, September 16, to headline this year’s event, the fifth annual comedy fundraiser for Family of Woodstock and the Polaris Project against human trafficking.
One of the delights of the Woodstock School of Art’s second annual Monoprint Invitational and Exhibition is the way the show both meets and sidesteps expectations.
Works for the festival, which runs through Sept 4, will be coming from Canada, Japan, India, France, the UK, Iran AND Irag, Italy, Brazil, Sweden, Ireland, Bulgaria, Australia, Denmark, Greece The Netherlands, Palestine, Singapore, Turkey, South Africa, and all over the U.S. and Northeast.
It must be the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild’s time. Consider all that’s been swirling about it, both in the hamlet at its Kleinert/James Arts Center, home to a vibrant and groundbreaking new exhibit that brings together visual and musical artistry on its walls.
Iconic actor and producer Susan Sarandon was announced this week as the Woodstock Film Festival’s honorary Maverick Award recipient.
Radius 50, the new regional exhibit that’s up at the Woodstock Artists Association & Museum this month, pushes both WAAM and the Woodstock art scene into fresh territory via its serious inclusion of bold new visions, savvy Janus-faced simultaneous takes on a shared art history and emerging visual culture, and diverse receptivity to our contemporary world.
The Woodstock Film Festival will present a special screening of Woodstock-edited film Walking Out on Saturday, August 12 at 2 p.m. at Upstate Films Woodstock. Thirty years in the making, it’s based on a short story about a father-son hunting trip.
Part fundraiser, part community ritual, a Yoga Mala will be held by Catskills Yoga House in Chichester on Saturday, August 12, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The Bell’s collection is extraordinary, culled from 40 extensive trips to over 70 nations around the globe. “We found such beauty in the things that people were making for everyday use, and how much of themselves and their culture went into such simple work.”