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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.

Sigrid Heath talks about her new novel, Far Cry

Sigrid Heath talks about her new novel, Far Cry

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. 

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.

Maverick moves forward

Maverick moves forward

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.

Woodstock School of Art goes online

Woodstock School of Art goes online

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.