Weekend in the Catskills – 3/18/2016

This weekend: The Ulster Ballet Company presents its annual Festival of Dance at the Ulster Performing Arts Center in Kingston; Catskill Art Society in Livingston Manor presents Saturday Sampler, a series of five art workshops led by Helena Clare Pittman, Saturdays from 2 to 5 pm, March 19 to April 16; And, The Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery in Hunter is hosting Older than the Mountain, … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 3/18/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 8/07/2015

This weekend in the Catskills: Audubon and Friends Too art show at Catskill Art Society; Tango Gala at the National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs; Miro String Quartet at Maverick Concert Hall; And, the August Art Festival begins in Rosendale. For more, go to Upstater.com.   Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 8/07/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 6/12/2015

This weekend in the Catskills: Livingston Manor celebrates its 12th annual Trout Parade; Olana State Historic Site is hosting a lecture exploring Frederic Edwin Church’s reading interests; Blakeley White-McGuire, principal dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, performs in Roxbury; And, Melissa Etheridge performs at the Bardavon Theatre in Poughkeepsie. For details, go to Upstater.com. Also, Saratoga Springs is celebrating its 100th anniversary. For more … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 6/12/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 6/5/2015

This weekend in the Catskills: A nature walk at the John Burroughs Memorial Site in Roxbury; Clara and Robert Schumann Piano Demonstration in Hunter; Robert Plant at the Mountain Jam Festival, also in Hunter; Open Studios at the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild; And, an Exquisite Corpse Surrealist-inspired art project at Catskill Art Society in Livingston Manor. Read full article at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 6/5/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 5/15/2015

Erpf Center Erpf Center in Arkville, Delaware County, is hosting an opening reception this Saturday, May 16 at 2 p.m. discussing works by artists in residence at Platte Clove, a site administered by the Catskill Center in Greene County. Platte Clove, along with Kaaterskill Clove, was an inspiration to early American landscape painters affiliated with the Hudson River School of Painting, a movement initiated by … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 5/15/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 4/24/2015

Otesaga Hotel The Otesaga Hotel in Cooperstown, Otsego County, is hosting a classical music performance this Sunday, April 26 at 4 p.m. Three Faces of Romanticism, part of the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival series, features Linda Chesis, flute, Nicholas Canneliakis, cello, and Roman Rabinovich, piano. The trio will perform works by Beethoven, Reinecke, and Rachmaninoff. For tickets, and more information visit http://www.cooperstownmusicfest.org/?p=172. Fischer Center Fisher Center … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 4/24/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 2/13/15

We’re celebrating Valentine’s Day this weekend, leading into the Presidents’ Week – a traditionally good time for skiing in the Catskills. Roxbury Arts Group Roxbury Arts Group in Delaware County will celebrate Valentine’s Day this year with poetry and music. From 1 to 3 p.m. poets Rebecca Andre and Esther de Jong will be on site talking with visitors, and in response writing short poems … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 2/13/15

Weekend in the Catskills – 1/16/15

This weekend in the Catskills – many art show openings, and performances. As usual, lots of things to do. Here are my recommendations. Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild   This Saturday, January 17 at 4 pm the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild is hosting an opening reception re:Member, an annual group show featuring works in various media by current members. The reception will take place at the Kleinert / … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 1/16/15

Weekend in the Catskills – 12/12/14

Mohonk Mountain House Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz is hosting the Wired Gallery’s annual Art Foray event featuring close to thirty local artists and artisans working in various media this Thursday, December 11 and Friday, December 12 from 11 am to 6 pm. Mohonk Mountain House, a Victorian castle built in 1869 on the Shawangunk Ridge in Ulster County, is one of America’s most beautiful … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 12/12/14