Bard SummerScape 2015: Music, Theater, Dance plus “Chavez and His World”

Bard SummerScape 2015: Music, Theater, Dance plus “Chavez and His World”

This summer marks an historic season for the annual Bard SummerScape festival. Turning for the first time to Latin America, Bard expands its horizons with eight weeks of music, opera, theater, dance, film, and cabaret, all keyed to the theme … Continue reading

The 34th Asbury Short Film Concert at The Rosendale Theatre

The 34th Asbury Short Film Concert at The Rosendale Theatre

The extremely popular Asbury Shorts, New York City’s longest running short film exhibition, returns to the historic Rosendale Theatre on Saturday, June 6th with their nationally renowned: 34th Short Film Concert. Continue reading

Portia Munson: “Little Suns, Hollow Bones” in Saugerties

Portia Munson: “Little Suns, Hollow Bones” in Saugerties

Portia Munson: Little Suns, Hollow Bones Solo Exhibition — May 9 – 31, 2015 Artist Reception:  Saturday, May 9, 6-​​​​8pm Cross Contemporary Art, Saugerties, NY Portia Munson’s solo show, Little Suns, Hollow Bones, transforms the Cross Contemporary Art gallery into a world of flowers, plants, … Continue reading

<span class="caps">US</span> <span class="amp">&</span> <span class="caps">THEM</span>

US & THEM

This is the age of the podcast! They don’t come any better than Us & Them, the new series of documentary programs —“stories from the fault lines that separate Americans” —by multiple award-​​​​winning documentarian Trey Kay. Kay is a local boy — these days: … Continue reading

Manuel Bromberg: The Cliff Sculptures

Manuel Bromberg: The Cliff Sculptures

From New Deal muralist to decorated WWII war artist,  award-​​​​winning painter to pioneer creator of monumental cliff sculptures, Bromberg has been steadfast in his quest to explore uncharted territory. Unswervingly loyal to his own sensibilities, he defies category or the … Continue reading

<span class="dquo">“</span>River Crossings: Contemporary Art Comes Home.”

River Crossings: Contemporary Art Comes Home.”

An exhibition of contemporary art shown simultaneously at The Thomas Cole Historic Site and The Olana Historic Site. Opening May 3 — runs through November 1, 2015 Featuring 28 world-​​​​renowned artists including; Chuck Close, Maya Lin, Martin Puryear, Cindy Sherman and Kiki Smith. … Continue reading

Shaking Up Prohibition

Shaking Up Prohibition

For most of us, the era of Prohibition (1919 – 1933) in the United States will conjure up a “noir” world of tough-​​​​talking hoodlums and wise-​​​​cracking blonds. Names like Al Capone, Baby-​​​​face Nelson, Legs Diamond, and Lucy Luciano with the Hollywood faces … Continue reading

Videofreex at the Dorsky

Videofreex at the Dorsky

The world is full of small towns, rural hamlets and villages; blink-and-you’ll-miss-’em waystations that barely qualify for a name. The powers-​​​​that-​​​​be, Government entities: military, air force etc., actually had a name for these places – they were called “Elsewhere.” Back when oversight was lax … Continue reading