Upstate Art Weekend, July 22 – 24

Over 145 participants will take part this weekend in Upstate Art, an initiative launched in 2020 by Helen Toomer to showcase art projects in the Hudson Valley and the Catskills region of New York State. Some of our favorite organizations, galleries and museums such as Dia:Beacon, The Dorsky Museum, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Olana, Opus 40, Storm King Art Center, Thomas Cole National Historic … Continue reading Upstate Art Weekend, July 22 – 24

New Writers’ Residency Opens in Roxbury

Roxbury, an international destination in recent years given its wildly popular attractions The Roxbury Motel and Plattekill Mountain, is now home to a Writers’ Residency, newly opened by writer Annie DeWitt and photographer Jerome Jakubiec. The three-day residency program includes accommodations, meals, workshops and manuscript review by DeWitt, who teaches writing at Columbia University and is the author of White Nights in Split Town City, … Continue reading New Writers’ Residency Opens in Roxbury

Weekend in the Catskills – 5/06/2016

This weekend: A fly fishing photo exhibit at the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild; Hudson Children’s Book Festival celebrates its eighth anniversary – New York Times bestselling author Julie Fogliano will be among participating writers this year; Equis Art Gallery in Red Hook is hosting a Kentucky Derby Party; And, Bard College Conservatory Orchestra conducted by Leon Botstein will perform a Mother’s Day Concert. Read more at … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 5/06/2016

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 – 6/26/2015

This weekend in the Catskills: An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde at Franklin Stage Company; Oklahoma! (music by Richard Rodgers, and libretto by Oscar Hammerstein) at Bard College; Art House Tour at the Woodstock Brydcliffe Guild; And, the Founders’ Day at Bevier House Museum. Read more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 6/26/2015

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

Memorial Day Weekend in the Catskills

Fenimore Art Museum Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, Otsego County, is hosting an Iroquois Cultural Festival Saturday, May 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum’s new Lucy B. Hamilton Amphitheater, located near the shores of the Otsego Lake, will celebrate its grand opening this Saturday. Otsego: A Meeting Place Iroquois Sites are located nearby. Native American music, dance and storytelling performances will be held … Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend in the Catskills

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