SummerScape Returns to Bard

SummerScape Returns to Bard

Summerscape 2016 arrives with a full spectrum of the performing arts. The highly anticipated and much beloved festival returns on July 1 to the verdant setting of the Bard College campus. SummerScape 2016 features seven weeks of opera, instrumental music, dance, film … Continue reading

The Arturo O’Farrill Quartet Kicks Off the <span class="caps">JAZZ</span> at the Maverick Series

The Arturo O’Farrill Quartet Kicks Off the JAZZ at the Maverick Series

Now in its second century Maverick Concerts, true to its name, proves to be in the vanguard with its popular educational Young People’s Concerts series and more recent to the Maverick Concerts offerings, the JAZZ at the Maverick series. On … Continue reading

<span class="caps">CAMPSITE</span>: Hudson Valley Artists 2016 at the Dorsky

CAMPSITE: Hudson Valley Artists 2016 at the Dorsky

One of the Hudson Valley’s most anticipated summer art events is the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art’s annual showcase of Hudson Valley artists. This year’s exhibition entitled, CAMPSITE: Hudson Valley Artists 2016, opens in the museum’s Alice & Horace Chandler and North Galleries … Continue reading

Powerhouse Theater Returns to Vassar

Powerhouse Theater Returns to Vassar

Everyone interested in theater will want to see as many offerings as possible as Vassar College and New York Stage and Film return for Powerhouse Theater’s 32nd season from June 24– July 31. Two of this year’s Tony-​​​​award nominees, Hamilton … Continue reading

Summertime Art in the Valley

Summertime Art in the Valley

By the time this article comes out, it will be clearer who will be the nominees for President and, hopefully, we can all take a break from election hyperbole and ad nauseam trumpeting of the Republican candidate by the media, and … Continue reading

St. Even’s Challenge

St. Even’s Challenge

As night closes in around our virtual campfire, let us hearken again to the days of yesteryear, when giants strode the earth and men were men — even if they looked like women. Long, long ago, in a tiny hippie-​​​​infested hamlet ninety miles north … Continue reading

Market St. — Rhinebeck

Market St. — Rhinebeck

Upon entering the warmly-​​​​lit space of Market St., one can immediately sense the palpable urgency that runs like a current into every corner of the restaurant. Servers, smartly attired in stark-​​​​white V-​​​​neck t-​​​​shirts, glide effortlessly from table to table, filling water … Continue reading

Milkweed and The Great Migration

Milkweed and The Great Migration

The Monarch Butterfly; Genus: Danaus, Species: plexippus The Monarch butterfly is perhaps one of our most beloved native species. Brightly colored with orange and black wings, white spots and a black and white spotted body this iconic butterfly is easily recognizable. … Continue reading