Local artists are mourning Arts Upstairs, Phoenicia’s community art gallery, which has closed down after 14 years of operation.
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In Remembrance, honoring and featuring the work of the late Woodstockers Jane Axel, Lenny Kislin, Pia Oste-Alexander and Sandra Palmer Shaw, will then run through March 11, with a special reception to take place 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturday afternoon, Feb. 10.
The big classical music event of January in our area was the Woodstock Chamber Orchestra’s concert at the Woodstock Playhouse on January 6.
Feb. 2: Omega Institute co-founder Elizabeth Lesser, who wrote a book about donating bone marrow to treat her sister’s lymphoma, said that despite all the associated trauma, “It’s a magical, mystical experience, giving another person part of your body to help them live. There’s something profound and mysterious about it.”
An increased number of big-budget film productions in the mid-Hudson region in 2017 have resulted in a 300 percent increase in direct spending, according to the Hudson Valley Film Commission.
Pia Öste-Alexander, artist, activist, matriarch, and proud Woodstocker, died in her Wittenberg home after a brief illness on New Year’s Day at the age of 86.
‘We are also considering its future home if the need comes for that. We want it available to the Town’s people…’
Creative Music Studio (CMS), the ground-breaking Woodstock-based improvisation lab, turns over a new leaf in 2018, as co-founder Karl Berger hands over the presidency to jazz drummer and educator Billy Martin.
Ricco, a legendary New York City gallery owner one month into his creative retirement, speaks of artists, famous and anonymous, as well as the complexity of an adventurous life that’s had him living in and around Woodstock for decades.
Fionn Reilly’s new photo book, Kolkata/Calcutta will be celebrated at a December 9 afternoon book launch party at the Center for Photography at Woodstock. Author Tony Fletcher, who wrote the book’s introduction, will be interviewing his fellow Londoner.