This weekend at the Maverick —The very best of Jazz <span class="amp">&</span> Chamber Music

This weekend at the Maverick —The very best of Jazz & Chamber Music

Maverick Concert’s 2017 schedule continues to intrigue, invite and delight us with Music Director Alexander Platt’s innovative programming for this mid-​​​​summer weekend! Saturday   |   July 29   |   8 pm Eldar Djangirov Trio On Saturday, world renowned jazz pianist Eldar Djangirov … Continue reading

<span class="dquo">“</span>Dmitrij”, Dvořák’s Grand Opera at Bard’s Fisher Center

Dmitrij”, Dvořák’s Grand Opera at Bard’s Fisher Center

Dimitrij runs for five performances between July 28 and August 6, with an Opera Talk, free and open to the public, before the matinée on July 30. Once again, Leon Botstein and the American Symphony Orchestra present an obscure operatic masterpiece … Continue reading

Powerhouse Theater Returns with Spectacular 33rd Season

Powerhouse Theater Returns with Spectacular 33rd Season

Vassar & New York Stage and Film are thrilled to announce the programming lineup for their upcoming 33rd Powerhouse Season, the annual summer season which brings to the Hudson Valley some of the most influential theatrical voices working today for fully-​​​​staged … Continue reading

<span class="dquo">“</span>Undercurrents:  The River as Metaphor “-  Hudson Valley Artists 2017 at the Dorsky

Undercurrents: The River as Metaphor “- Hudson Valley Artists 2017 at the Dorsky

The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz announces the opening of Undercurrents: The River as Metaphor, the 2017 edition of the museum’s annual Hudson Valley Artists series. A public opening reception will be held at the Dorsky … Continue reading

Bard SummerScape 2017 Explores the Life and Times of Romantic Master Fryderyk Chopin

Bard SummerScape 2017 Explores the Life and Times of Romantic Master Fryderyk Chopin

Parisian culture, Polish politics, and the piano are the focus of this summer’s annual Bard SummerScape festival, taking place between June 30 and August 20 in the Frank Gehry-​​​​designed Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts and other venues … Continue reading

Actor, Musician, Songwriter and FedEx Guy: Johnny Pisano Defies Gravity

Actor, Musician, Songwriter and FedEx Guy: Johnny Pisano Defies Gravity

Johnny Pisano – Johnny Pi to his friends and fans – never fails to attract attention, not easy to do when you’re in a band fronted by ebullient rocker Willie Nile. But Pisano’s Italian good looks and solid musicianship are augmented by some dazzling athleticism. … 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

Spring: An Old Man’s Fancy Turns to Thoughts of Mushrooms

Spring: An Old Man’s Fancy Turns to Thoughts of Mushrooms

I never believed that whole equinox thing — spring never arrives in March in the Hudson Valley. For a time I thought April first (opening day of trout season) was the real first day of spring, but that, invariably, was a cruel joke for flyfisherfolk. … Continue reading