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 – 1/30/15

Bard Spring Season The Spring Season at Fischer Center at Bard College in Dutchess County begins this Saturday, January 31 at 8 p.m. with an Opera workshop called “Danger and Devotion,” staging operatic scenes from the 1600s to the 1900s. Students from the Bard College Opera Workshop will perform in the chorus and as soloists. Founded in 1860 in Annandale-on-Hudson, in Dutchess County, New York, … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 1/30/15

Weekend in the Catskills – 11/14/14

The Red Violin at Bard College   Fisher Center at Bard College presents “The Red Violin” this Saturday, November 15 at 8 pm, a concert featuring violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn, and pianist Cynthia Elise Tobey. Pitcairn performs on a 1720 Stradivarius – the famous “Red Mendelssohn Stradivarius” – you can read more about it here. Pitcairn and Tobey will perform pieces by Beethoven, Fauré and Schubert, … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 11/14/14

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

Weekend in the Catskills – 9/19/14

With the foliage all under its way, the Catskills is becoming more of a destination for those eager to escape the metropolis and experience a bountiful country life. This Saturday, September 20 at 7 pm the Open Eye Theater is hosting its annual magic show with Art Martello, member of the Society of American Magicians and a program host on WIOX Roxbury. The show, titled … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 9/19/14

Weekend in the Catskills – 9/5/14

Hobart Book Village Festival of Women Writers Initiated in 2013, Hobart Book Village Festival of Women Writers celebrates its second edition this weekend, September 5 – 7. Twenty-three renowned writers, poets and educators will be leading workshops and giving readings: Mary Johnson, Tayari Jones, Esther Cohen, Marianela Medrano, Sophronia Scott, Breena Clarke, Mermer Blakeslee, Bertha Rogers, Lynn Domina, Kat Rosenfield, Stephanie Nikolopoulos, and others. I will … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 9/5/14