The directors of the Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, which itself underwent some major changes at the beginning of June, announced the resignation of the organization’s executive director of the past four-and-a-half years, Janice LaMotta, effective June 30.
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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.
The vivid world of Sigrid Heath’s Far Cry sets up shop in your head and doesn’t want to disperse when you are done. You are loathe to dismantle it by starting another book. Set in America immediately after the Civil War and during westward expansion, Far Cry is a strangely intimate and epic historical novel with many facets.
Former Woodstock resident Eric Andersen’s Woodstock Under the Stars will be released on June 19 on Y&T Music.
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.
An interview with Mike Campbell, head of booking at Colony in Woodstock.
The Woodstock Artists Association & Museum (WAAM), which celebrated its centennial in 2019, recently came out of its pause… or at least a portion of it.
Evidently, when a pandemic forces Woodstock cultural treasure Maverick Concerts to cancel a season for the first time in its 105-year history, the creative energies behind the scenes do not cease.
The Woodstock School of Art (WSA) has been reinventing itself to accommodate life in the time of Covid 19. The institution is currently serving more than 90 students per week in three virtual classes conducted by faculty and other professional teaching artists, with more offerings promised in the near future.
Been hoping to see a movie not from one’s couch? Several drive-ins within the Hudson Valley will be reopening this Friday, May 22, as part of the first wave of lockdown relief … with strict health protocols in place.