<span class="caps">LINDA</span> <span class="caps">MARY</span> <span class="caps">MONTANO</span>: <span class="caps">THE</span> <span class="caps">ART</span>/​LIFE <span class="caps">HOSPITAL</span>

LINDA MARY MONTANO: THE ART/​LIFE HOSPITAL

LINDA MARY MONTANO: THE ART/​​LIFE HOSPITAL Curated by Anastasia James January 23 – April 14, 2019 Opening Reception, February 9, 2018 from 5 – 7 pm. Alice and Horace Chandler Gallery and North Gallery The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art @ SUNY New Paltz … Continue reading

Trumpet Superstar Chris Botti Debuts at <span class="caps">UPAC</span>

Trumpet Superstar Chris Botti Debuts at UPAC

Chris Botti, a triple-​​​​threat: trumpeter, entertainer/​​raconteur and bandleader, graces the UPAC stage for the first time on Friday, March 29 at 8pm Botti is the complete package: a dazzling Grammy winning trumpeter at home in everything from jazz to pop to rock, a brilliant … Continue reading

Amy Helm Debuts a New Record, a New Festival, and Announces a Few Gigs with Old Friends

Amy Helm Debuts a New Record, a New Festival, and Announces a Few Gigs with Old Friends

Amy Helm has released her latest album of songs and it is a stunner. Appropriately named for the beautiful opener, Hiss Golden Messenger’s “This Too Shall Light,” the collection of lovely melodies and uplifting lyrics illuminates all its shadowy places. Featuring … Continue reading

Soup, Glorious Soup

Soup, Glorious Soup

When I was a child, one the best dishes — at least to my childish palate — was my mother’s onion soup. Her recipe was simplicity itself: take several silver-​​​​wrapped cubes of beef bouillon from the little white cardboard can decorated with red cows, dissolve them … 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

Great Chefs of the Hudson Valley:         Agnes Devereux of The Village Tea Room Restaurant <span class="amp">&</span> Bake Shop

Great Chefs of the Hudson Valley: Agnes Devereux of The Village Tea Room Restaurant & Bake Shop

Many people claim to have spent their whole life in the hospitality business. Few can claim to have been born in it! Agnes Devereux’s story began in a small village at the foot of a mountain in “the golden vale” of Ireland. … 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

<span class="caps">FREE</span> <span class="caps">WILL</span> <span class="caps">ASTROLOGY</span> March

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY March

ARIES (March 21-​​​​April 19): South Koreans work too hard. Many are on the job for fourteen hours a day, six days a week. That’s why a new concept in vacations has emerged there. People take sabbaticals by checking into Prison Inside Me, a facility … Continue reading