Weekend in the Catskills – 8/5/2016

This weekend: The Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice celebrates its seventh season; Fisher Center at Bard College presents “The Symphonic and The Operatic” featuring works by Italian composers Giacomo Puccini and Giuseppe Martucci; And Arts Society of Kingston presents “Landscape Still Lives” art show by Richard Kirk Mills. Learn more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 8/5/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 7/29/2016

This weekend: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performs at Fisher Center in Annandale-on-Hudson; The AMR (Andes-Margaretville-Roxbury) Open Studios Tour celebrates its fifth anniversary; And the Poetry Barn in West Hurley is offering a bookbinding workshop for beginners. Learn more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 7/29/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 5/06/2016

This weekend: A fly fishing photo exhibit at the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild; Hudson Children’s Book Festival celebrates its eighth anniversary – New York Times bestselling author Julie Fogliano will be among participating writers this year; Equis Art Gallery in Red Hook is hosting a Kentucky Derby Party; And, Bard College Conservatory Orchestra conducted by Leon Botstein will perform a Mother’s Day Concert. Read more at … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 5/06/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 1/22/2016

This weekend: The Marcel Proust Project at the Fisher Center at Bard College, conceived and directed by Sarah Rothenberg, costume design by Marina Draghici; Ruby Silvious’ Tea & Alchemy Art Show at the Greene County Council on the Arts’ Gallery; And, Writers in the Mountains’ Creative Nonfiction Reading at the Pine Hill Community Center. Read more at Upstater.com.   Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 1/22/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 10/09/2015

This weekend in the Catskills: The American Ballet Theatre performs at Bard College; Dia:Beacon is hosting an art talk with curator Jenny Jaskey focusing on the works of Robert Irwin; Fenimore Art Museum is hosting its annual Americana Symposium focusing this year on the history of photography, particularly the invention of daguerreotypes and their impact on mid-19th century portrait painters. Read more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 10/09/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 9/25/2015

This weekend in the Catskills: Writing Myth – A Spillian Writing Imaginarium with Dr. Leigh Melander; Margaretville Cauliflower Festival celebrates its 12th anniversary; Geologist Robert Titus is leading a hike at Olana State Historic Site, exploring the influences on the 19th century landscape painter Frederic Edwin Church; And, Natalie Merchant performs at Bard College. Read more at Upstater.com.   Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 9/25/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 6/26/2015

This weekend in the Catskills: An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde at Franklin Stage Company; Oklahoma! (music by Richard Rodgers, and libretto by Oscar Hammerstein) at Bard College; Art House Tour at the Woodstock Brydcliffe Guild; And, the Founders’ Day at Bevier House Museum. Read more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 6/26/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 5/8/2015

Mother’s Day this Sunday, May 10: it’s going to be gorgeous weather in the Catskills. Our choices for this weekend are: Lady Day’s centennial concert at Fisher Center, a Balkan Dance Party in Staatsburg, and several art opening receptions in Woodstock, Saugerties and Roxbury. Fisher Center The Aaron Diehl Trio is paying tribute to Billie Holiday this Friday, May 8 at the Fisher Center in Annandale-on-Hudson, … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 5/8/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 2/27/15

Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) in Saratoga Springs is hosting its traditional Winter Ball this Saturday, February 28 at 8 p.m. The theme this year is Black & White Vintage Hollywood – what can beat that?  Hollywood inspired food, music by the New York Players, a Classic Hollywood Costume Contest are among the evening’s highlights. We hear that the event … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 2/27/15