Garrison Keillor at the Woodstock Playhouse

Garrison Keillor at the Woodstock Playhouse

Garrison Keillor, world renown creator of A Prairie Home Companion and The Writer’s Almanac, will host a benefit for Performing Arts of Woodstock at the Woodstock Playhouse on April 27 at 7:30 pm.   Gary Edward “Garrison” Keillor (born August 7, 1942) is an American … Continue reading

Marcel Pagnol’s “The Baker’s Wife ” at The Rosendale Theatre

Marcel Pagnol’s “The Baker’s Wife ” at The Rosendale Theatre

Marcel Pagnol’s “The Baker’s Wife ” at THE Rosendale Theatre Wednesday, May 8th  2019 at 7:15 pm “A perfect movie” Orson Wells “One of the very greatest pictures ever made: pagan, poetic, and incomparably witty. If the cinema could only live up … Continue reading

Planning a Butterfly <span class="amp">&</span> Pollinator Garden? —think a variety of Native Plants and <span class="caps">MILKWEED</span>!

Planning a Butterfly & Pollinator Garden? —think a variety of Native Plants and MILKWEED!

This time of year is exciting for many gardeners as they begin to plan for a new season. Seed catalogues and nurseries are sending daily e-​​​​blasts, teasing the senses to encourage orders. This is when gardeners think about how to approach … 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

<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

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

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

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

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY April

ARIES (March 21-​​​​April 19): A mushroom shaped like a horse’s hoof grows on birch trees in parts of Europe and the U.S. If you strip off its outer layer, you get amadou, spongy stuff that’s great for igniting fires. It’s not used … Continue reading