Hudson Valley Folk Guild Welcomes Sloan Wainwright

Hudson Valley Folk Guild Welcomes Sloan Wainwright

The Kingston Chapter of the Hudson Valley Folk Guild continues its 2018 – 2019 Coffeehouse Series on Saturday, June 1st, 2019, at the Unitarian Fellowship, 320 Sawkill Rd., Kingston, NY. Performances start at 7:30 pm with an open mic format (sign-​​​​up 7pm) … Continue reading

The Asbury Short Film Concert Returns to The Rosendale Theatre

The Asbury Short Film Concert Returns to The Rosendale Theatre

The Asbury Shorts USA, New York’s longest running short film exhibition, returns to the historic Rosendale Theatre in Rosendale, New York on Saturday June 7, 2019 to present their nationally recognized “38th Short Film Concert.” The first film screens at … Continue reading

Libraries as Alternative Spaces

Libraries as Alternative Spaces

In 2016, a Pew Research Center study found that 48% of people over age 16 say they visited their public library in the past year and Millennials, whose lives seem to be all about technology, are “more likely than their elders … Continue reading

Graffiti Walls

Graffiti Walls

Graffiti may no longer decorate the streets and underground tunnels of New York City as it did in past decades, but it is not dead. The art form has traveled upstate, where it is very much alive and well inside a courtyard … 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

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

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

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

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY May

ARIES (March 21-​​​​April 19): “How prompt we are to satisfy the hunger and thirst of our bodies,” wrote Henry David Thoreau. “How slow to satisfy the hunger and thirst of our souls!” Your first assignment in the coming days, Aries, … Continue reading