Bard’s Conservatory Sunday Matinée Series Begins

Bard’s Conservatory Sunday Matinée Series Begins

The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts presents The Bard College Conservatory Orchestra in concert at the Sosnoff Theater on Sunday, November 2 at 3 p.m. Conducted by Leon Botstein, music director, the Conservatory Orchestra will perform a program that includes … Continue reading

The Groovemaster, Moses Patrou: Music has always been good to me.

The Groovemaster, Moses Patrou: Music has always been good to me.

NYC musician Moses Patrou wears many hats. One night, you might find him playing the bass drum at the Apollo or entertaining at the opening of the Highline with his brass band Sugartone. The next night, you could catch him … Continue reading

Claudia McNulty’s “Fixations”

Claudia McNulty’s “Fixations”

Claudia McNulty has become an increasingly visible presence in the Hudson Valley with her eclectic work that focuses on and draws our attention to the corporatization of our food, our interaction and effect on our animal co-​​​​habitants, and the environment. … Continue reading

<span class="caps">PS209</span>, The Artist as Maker

PS209, The Artist as Maker

The Hudson Valley attracts a great many people, many of them are artists, many are talented and some are internationally-​​​​renown. This weekend at Stone Ridge’s relatively new and very upscale gallery PS209, opening attendees are in for a rare and what promises … Continue reading

Roquefort Dressing

Roquefort Dressing

Roquefort cheese has been made in the caves of Combalou, Roquefort-​​​​sur-​​​​Soulzon, at least since Gaul was occupied by the Romans — Pliny the Elder spoke highly of it, and – while he liked his food —he was not the sort who normally gushed gourmet … Continue reading

Dick Polich: Transforming Metal into Art at the Dorsky

Dick Polich: Transforming Metal into Art at the Dorsky

Years ago at art museums, in order to keep the security guards at bay, I would instruct my small daughter to keep her hands clasped behind her back. Then, if a guard approached, I could say, “Look, look, hands behind back.” Now, as … Continue reading

Trailer Art Anarchy

Trailer Art Anarchy

With the unwillingness of established publishing houses, music production companies, and art galleries to take on and mentor artists who haven’t already proven that they can bring in the spondulicks, haven’t already created their own platform via social media with … Continue reading

Now’s the Time —The Versatile Allium, Always a standout!

Now’s the Time —The Versatile Allium, Always a standout!

September is one of my favorite months— I look over my various perennial beds making decisions; some lethal, some regenerative, some purely aesthetic, others simply to satisfy a whim or an unusual must have plant. The tired, spent plants have either died back, … Continue reading