Happy Traum, John Sebastian, Cindy Cashdollar and Friends at The Maverick

Happy Traum, John Sebastian, Cindy Cashdollar and Friends at The Maverick

Renown singer-​​songwriter Happy Traum returns to the Maverick Concert Hall stage on Saturday, Sept. 5, at 8 pm. Happy will share the stage with legendary singer-​​songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica virtuoso John Sebastian; pedal steel guitar and Dobro artist Cindy Cashdollar; and multi-​​instrumentalist and vocalist Zach Djanikian Continue reading

Donna the Buffalo at Levon Helm Studios

Donna the Buffalo at Levon Helm Studios

The Levon Helm Studio presents: Donna the Buffalo’s Debut Appearance on Fri 9/​​4/​​15 “There are many meaningful, inspirational, and important happenings on this musical life journey and I will say that having had the great fortune to meet Levon Helm, and … Continue reading

Tomato Pie: A Summer Feast

Tomato Pie: A Summer Feast

Tomato pie, I’m told, is a traditional southern dish made with tomatoes, corn and mayonnaise. And while that all sounds pretty good, I’ve yet to try it. Instead, my first experience with the satisfying pastry came from a Danish bakery here in … Continue reading

Shifting Ecologies <span class="caps">II</span> at the Athens Cultural Center

Shifting Ecologies II at the Athens Cultural Center

SHIFTING ECOLOGIES II, as the title suggests, is the second exhibition on the same theme curated by Marianne Van Lent. The first Shifting Ecologies was shown at the Painting Center in the Chelsea district of Manhattan. The premise behind these … Continue reading

<span class="dquo">“</span>The Stories We Tell: Hudson Valley Artists 2015″ at The Dorsky Museum

The Stories We Tell: Hudson Valley Artists 2015″ at The Dorsky Museum

The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz is currently presenting its annual exhibition of new work by artists from the Hudson Valley. The Stories We Tell, the 2015 edition of the Hudson Valley Artists series, is curated … Continue reading

Too Hungry for Dinner at Hate

Too Hungry for Dinner at Hate

Every year or so, someone has an original idea —the exact same original idea that many other writers have pitched to magazine or newspaper editors. Surprisingly, the idea sells itself (again, and again, and yet again)— it’s nearly as predictable … Continue reading

Singer/​Guitarist Gabriel Gordon: Time to Just Be Happy Every Day

Singer/​Guitarist Gabriel Gordon: Time to Just Be Happy Every Day

Gabriel Gordon is a NYC-​​​​based singer, songwriter and guitarist probably best known as a longtime member of Natalie Merchant’s band. But like most musicians nowadays, he also has a few other bands – the Nightshades, Light Blue Movers – as well as performing solo from time to … Continue reading

An Interview with Author Ashley Mayne

An Interview with Author Ashley Mayne

Like her masterly debut novel, Mankiller, Ashley Mayne’s new book, Tiger, is a tale of unconventional passion. Texas was memorably evoked in Mankiller; now Tiger takes off around the world, from New England to India and back, via Mexico, Cyprus and New … Continue reading