Weekend in the Catskills – 7/31/2015

This weekend in the Catskills: The Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice celebrates its sixth anniversary: composer Carlisle Floyd and mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade are among celebrities attending this year; Saratoga Race Course is in full swing (the National Museum of Racing, also in Saratoga, is open every day during the race season in July and August); Jan Harrison is showing at Bright Hill Literary … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 7/31/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 7/03/2015

This weekend in the Catskills: Simone Dinnerstein performs Bach’s Goldberg Variations, and Adam Tendler performs John Cage at Maverick Concert Hall; West Kortright Centre celebrates its 40th anniversary with a Gala Dance Party; Stagecoach Run Art Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary – fifty visual artists in the Treadwell – Franklin area will open their studios to the public. Events are scheduled at the Bright Hill … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 7/03/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 10/31/14

This weekend many museums and art galleries in the Catskills are switching to their winter hours, so be sure to check them out. But art is here to stay. And, despite cool temperatures this weekend, there is plenty to do for art lovers in the Catskills. Friday, October 31 we celebrate Halloween or “All Hallows” tradition originating in the ancient Celtic festival of the dead. … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 10/31/14

Weekend in the Catskills – 10/03/14

Five art recommendations per weekend should suffice an art lover’s ambitious life up here in the mountains, but that’s not an option when there is so much to do and see. Take this weekend, for example: art making workshops at the Hudson Opera House in Hudson; the art of book making opening reception at the Bright Hill Literary Center in Treadwell; a tour of the … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 10/03/14