<span class="caps">MASTER</span> <span class="caps">CHEF</span> <span class="caps">GIANNI</span> <span class="caps">SCAPPIN</span>: <span class="caps">CUCINA</span>

MASTER CHEF GIANNI SCAPPIN: CUCINA

All the food was simple. And I don’t mean easy or dumb. I mean that for the first time, I saw how three or four ingredients, as long as they are of the highest and freshest quality, can be combined in a straightforward way … Continue reading

The World Renowned Alwan Arab Music Ensemble @ The Julian Studley Theater

The World Renowned Alwan Arab Music Ensemble @ The Julian Studley Theater

On Saturday, April 29, six contemporary masters of a broad range of musical idioms will grace the stage of the Julian Studley Theater on the SUNY New Paltz campus. The world renowned Alwan Arab Music Ensemble weaves together folk, popular, and … Continue reading

Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

With spring officially sprung, the Hudson Valley’s sleepy towns are waking up for the season with an assortment of art events and exhibitions opening this month. In Beacon, Post-​​​​magic Symbiosis is the intriguing title of a new exhibition at the Matteawan … Continue reading

<span class="caps">AN</span> <span class="caps">EVENING</span> <span class="caps">WITH</span> <span class="caps">NEIL</span> <span class="caps">GAIMAN</span> and <span class="caps">AMERICAN</span> <span class="caps">GODS</span> at <span class="caps">BARD</span>’S <span class="caps">FISHER</span> <span class="caps">CENTER</span>

AN EVENING WITH NEIL GAIMAN and AMERICAN GODS at BARD’S FISHER CENTER

BARD FISHER CENTER PRESENTS AN EVENING WITH AUTHOR NEIL GAIMAN AND AMERICAN GODS Program Includes Sneak-​​​​Peek Preview of Starz’s forthcoming American Gods Television Series and Conversation with Executive Producer Bryan Fuller. In a special evening program, Professor in the Arts Neil … Continue reading

Celebrating International Sculpture Day

Celebrating International Sculpture Day

April showers notwithstanding, this April is gearing up to be 2017’s month of the year for Saugerties. Over the next few weeks, the village will welcome the expansion and relocation of an established gallery, the launch of a new art space, … Continue reading

Spring: An Old Man’s Fancy Turns to Thoughts of Mushrooms

Spring: An Old Man’s Fancy Turns to Thoughts of Mushrooms

I never believed that whole equinox thing — spring never arrives in March in the Hudson Valley. For a time I thought April first (opening day of trout season) was the real first day of spring, but that, invariably, was a cruel joke for flyfisherfolk. … 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

The Dorsky in Spring: Four new exhibitions will run from Feb. 4 until May 21

The Dorsky in Spring: Four new exhibitions will run from Feb. 4 until May 21

On Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, 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