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

Howard Johnson’s Hornspiration:  There’s Always Room for Something New

Howard Johnson’s Hornspiration: There’s Always Room for Something New

Updating Howard’s Event Schedule: On January 29, 2017, Howard will appear at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem as part of an extended celebration of his 75th birthday. Melissa Slocum (bass), Yayoi Line (piano), and the great Newman Taylor Baker … 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> January 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY January 2017

ARIES (March 21-​​​​April 19): Light, electricity, and magnetism are different expressions of a single phenomenon. Scottish scientist and mathematician James Clerk Maxwell (1831 – 1879) was the first to formulate a theory to explain that startling fact. One of the cornerstones of his work … Continue reading