Friday-Sunday, October 5-7: Somewhere Alley at 73 Crown Street: a graffiti-lined descending ramp that, under normal circumstances, one would be wisely cautious about entering. For a number of festivals now, this space has become one of O+’s more popular pop-up venues.
Few people have combined crunch and sweetness is a more agreeable way than Evan Dando, who performs at the Old Dutch Church on Saturday, October 6 at 9:30 p.m. Also, on Saturday, the Comedy Resistance presents the legendary comedian and actress Janeane Garofalo in performance in the huge back room at BSP at 323 Wall Street
Since 2010, O+ artists have changed the face of Kingston with 29 murals, prompting some to question why there is little public oversight compared with zoning laws governing property owners. The answer: Murals, though they last for years, are considered impermanent works of art, and are treated as works of art protected by the First Amendment.
Kingston Republicans have severed ties with a county legislature candidate who criticized a mural depicting Native Americans for sending a potentially divisive “ethnic message,” rather than celebrating Kingston’s “original heritage.” Campaign Committee Chairman Jerry Brown said, “Her views are her own and have nothing to do with us.”
Candidate Jean Jacobs said the images send a potentially divisive “ethnic message,” rather than celebrating Kingston’s “original heritage.”
As always, there are too many good bands, too many choices. But here are three you shouldn’t miss: two headliners and an up-and-comer.
This year’s festival will include numerous acts with a feminist bent, underscoring the theme of “Mothers of Invention.” The festival, now in its seventh year, began as a benefit for the large numbers of artists and musicians without health insurance, a problem that has yet to be fully solved. It’s also a fantastic time.
UPDATE: According to a source close to the matter, Mayor Shayne Gallo spoke with festival organizers and said the removal
I was feeling a bit acidic the other night so missed catching Raccoon Fighter at BSP, but I did wake
The beat goes on, they say. I was still reeling from the sudden death of my former landlord and Kingston