Weekend in the Catskills – 8/19/2016

This weekend: Chamber music with Adam Tendler, Emmanuel Feldman, and Aurea Ensemble at Maverick Concert Hall; As You Like It and Macbeth at Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival; Robert Hite: A Distant Embrace at Wired Gallery; And Writers Exposed with Writers in the Mountains at the Erpf Center. Learn more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 8/19/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 6/24/2016

This weekend: A Feast for Bards: Farm to Table Poetics at The Poetry Barn in West Hurley; Escher String Quartet at Maverick Concert Hall, also in West Hurley; And Gorgeous Color & Dramatic Light in Landscape workshop with Robert Carsten at the Woodstock School of Art. Read more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 6/24/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 9/4/2015

This weekend: Vintage baseball and fireworks in Roxbury; The 34th Annual Iroquois Festival takes place in Howes Cave; Happy Traum performs at Maverick Concert Hall; Elena Zang Gallery in Woodstock is showing new works by painter and printmaker Joan Snyder. Read more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 9/4/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 7/24/2015

This weekend in the Catskills: Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett at Bethel Woods; One Hundred Years of Maverick Concerts in Woodstock; The AMR Open Studios Tour in Roxbury and Margaretville; And A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. Read article at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 7/24/2015

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

Featured Destination: Maverick Concert Hall

Maverick Concert Hall, founded in 1916, is the oldest continuous chamber music festival in the country. The festival, running from June to early September, presents an eclectic program of the Catskills folk songs, jazz as well as classical music. On June 28 this year the original 1916 concert, which featured music by Joseph Haydn, Max Bruch, and Robert Schumann, will be reproduced to mark the … Continue reading Featured Destination: Maverick Concert Hall

“Art in the Catskills” Is Four Month Old

Art in the Catskills, published earlier this year, is an inventory of cultural assets in the Catskills, and it essentially serves as a travel guide for art and history lovers. I wrote this book, because this is the kind of book I wish I was handed when I moved to the Catskills ten years ago. And, although some of the cultural projects that I discuss … Continue reading “Art in the Catskills” Is Four Month Old

Weekend in the Catskills – 8/15/14

This weekend in the Catskills brings fabulous events for writers, classical and opera music lovers, and design aficionados. Writers in the Mountains presents its annual summer reading event this Sunday, August 17, from 1 to 3 pm at the Erpf Center in Arkville. From the event’s description, “On Sunday August 17th, come hear what your neighbors have been thinking and writing about. Be prepared to … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 8/15/14