Sean O’Casey’s “Shadow of a Gunman” at <span class="caps">SUNY</span> New Paltz

Sean O’Casey’s “Shadow of a Gunman” at SUNY New Paltz

Shadow of a Gunman, a tragicomedy of Irish Independence, opens March 2 at SUNY New Paltz The Department of Theatre Arts at SUNY New Paltz presents Sean O’Casey’s Shadow of a Gunman, the first in O’Casey’s “Dublin Trilogy,” examining the revolutionary politics of post-​​​​WWI Ireland … Continue reading

<span class="caps">THE</span> <span class="caps">ORCHESTRA</span> <span class="caps">NOW</span> — <span class="caps">WINTER</span> <span class="caps">CONCERTS</span>– <span class="caps">JANUARY</span> 29 <span class="caps">TO</span> <span class="caps">MARCH</span> 5, 2017

THE ORCHESTRA NOW — WINTER CONCERTSJANUARY 29 TO MARCH 5, 2017

Highlights Include New York City Performances at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, and a Special Presentation of Bernstein’s Candide at the Fisher Center at Bard College The Orchestra Now (TON) will offer a busy schedule of … Continue reading

The Dorsky in Spring: four new exhibitions to open at Feb. 4 reception

The Dorsky in Spring: four new exhibitions to open at Feb. 4 reception

On Saturday, Feb. 4, 2016, from 5 – 7 p.m., the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz will host a public reception for the opening of its four spring exhibitions: Intimately Unfamiliar: New Work by SUNY New Paltz Art Faculty … Continue reading

Financial Freedom Equals De-​​​​Cluttering

Financial Freedom Equals De-​​​​Cluttering

With the New Year upon us, you’ve probably made — or thought about making — some resolutions. “Getting organized” is a common goal, but you may not have considered it in terms of your financial life. Though it’s often overlooked, getting your financial documents in … Continue reading

The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild Presents It’s 17th Annual “5 by 7 Show”

The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild Presents It’s 17th Annual “5 by 7 Show”

Preview Party on Friday, December 2, 5:00 — 7:00 pm at the Kleinert/​​James Center on Tinker St. in Woodstock, N.Y. The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild’s annual 5 by 7 Show, returns this Friday, December 2, with what is usually the biggest opening party of the … Continue reading

My Dinner With Zal

My Dinner With Zal

Did I ever tell you about my day with the late Zal Yanofsky, former lead guitarist for the Lovin’ Spoonful? Decades ago, long before I was the upright citizen you see today, I was a struggling young illustrator/​​designer, living in an empty apartment in … Continue reading

Oysters

Oysters

Before building a stone-​​​​wall in our backyard, part of the hillside had to be dug away. One morning, I noticed something white sticking out of the exposed strata, a foot or so below the surface. Once it was rinsed off, a gleam of nacre … 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