Weekend in the Catskills – 8/5/2016

This weekend: The Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice celebrates its seventh season; Fisher Center at Bard College presents “The Symphonic and The Operatic” featuring works by Italian composers Giacomo Puccini and Giuseppe Martucci; And Arts Society of Kingston presents “Landscape Still Lives” art show by Richard Kirk Mills. Learn more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 8/5/2016

Featured Destination: Franklin Stage Company

Founded in 1996, Franklin Stage Company (FSC) celebrates its 20th anniversary this summer. FSC produces both classic and contemporary plays, and prides itself in having a free admission policy. Over the years, it has produced plays by William Shakespeare, Anton Chekhov, Molière, Henrik Ibsen, Eugène Ionesco, and many others. Located at Chapel Hall, a landmark building erected in 1855 in the Greek Revival style, the … Continue reading Featured Destination: Franklin Stage Company

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

Weekend in the Catskills – 4/1/2016

This weekend: Author Talk with Stephen M. Silverman at the Erpf Center in Arkville. Silverman will be talking about his book “The Catskills: Its History, and How It Changed America;” Shakespeare’s A Midsummer’s Night Dream is performed at the Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany. This year marks the 400th commemoration of Shakespeare’s death; And, Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra performs at the Culinary Institute of America … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 4/1/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 3/11/2016

This weekend: Thomas Cole as designer and architect Sunday lecture at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in Catskill; Text-based art at the Woodstock Framing Gallery, including stamp art by Molly Rausch; And, Alice in Wonderland Adventures at the Woodstock Playhouse. Read more at Upstater.com.   Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 3/11/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 1/22/2016

This weekend: The Marcel Proust Project at the Fisher Center at Bard College, conceived and directed by Sarah Rothenberg, costume design by Marina Draghici; Ruby Silvious’ Tea & Alchemy Art Show at the Greene County Council on the Arts’ Gallery; And, Writers in the Mountains’ Creative Nonfiction Reading at the Pine Hill Community Center. Read more at Upstater.com.   Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 1/22/2016

Weekend in the Catskills – 12/25/2015

This weekend: Stamp artist Molly Rausch is showing at the Woodstock Artists Association and Museum (WAAM); Samuel F. B. Morse’s Locust Grove Mansion is open for holiday tours; And, the Open Eye Theater in Margaretville presents A Child’s Christmas in Wales by Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. Read more at Upstater.com.   Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 12/25/2015