Weekend in the Catskills – 6/17/2016

This weekend: Playing Mozart as Mozart Would Have Played Mozart at the Doctorow Center for the Arts in Hunter; Poetry with Geoffrey O’Brien, editor-in-chief of Library of America, at Cross Contemporary Art Gallery in Saugerties – Ellen Kozak’s oil paintings are currently on view; And a tour of the Woodstock area gardens. Learn more at  Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 6/17/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 4/29/2016

This weekend: Window Quartet performs at the Hudson Opera House; New art show opens at Cross Contemporary Art Gallery in Saugerties (the show made the front page of the NY Arts Magazine earlier this week); And, Rosendale Theatre presents The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged). Learn more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 4/29/2016

Featured Destination: Cross Contemporary Art Gallery

Jen Dragon is the director of Cross Contemporary Art in Saugerties, a gallery dedicated to showing mid-career artists with a connection to New York City, the Catskills and Hudson Valley regions. Dragon has background in online marketing, but she’s also had an extensive career in the arts – over the years she has curated numerous exhibits for non-profit spaces, and organized various community-wide art projects. Dragon … Continue reading Featured Destination: Cross Contemporary Art Gallery

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 – 2/13/15

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