February 2014

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10 Reasons to Ski Locally This Season

Head for the (local) hills: Skiers and snowboarders don’t need to leave the Valley to enjoy first-class fun on the slopes

Hinduism in the Hudson Valley

That old time religion: As relevant today as it was ages ago, Hinduism gives its followers freedom to choose their own path. Just remember to remove your shoes

Where in the Hudson Valley Contest: “Iron Ally” Great Chain

The Colonial troops’ Revolutionary blockade

Event Photos and Party Pictures: On the Town (February 2014)

See who’s been out on the town in the Hudson Valley in our February 2014 gallery of party pictures and events photos

Valley Olympians Compete in Sochi

The Valley cheers for its local Olympians, Kevin Shattenkirk of New Rochelle and Josephine Pucci of Pearl River

Sending Your Kids to the Right School in 2014 (Editor’s Letter)

A word from Hudson Valley Editor in Chief, Olivia J. Abel

Letters to the Editor in February 2014

Read our letters to the editor for February 2014, including our Where in the Hudson Valley “Wall Art” contest answer

A Meat-Lover Turns Vegan — and Doesn’t Hate It (The Final Word Opinion Column)

The reluctant vegan: A friend’s off-the-cuff challenge results in a surprising lifestyle change

Events: Out & About in February 2014

The Towne Crier returns, speaking of history, and remembering a really “big shew”

10+ Best Dates for Valentine's Day

Check out some of the best places to take your loved one this Valentine's Day

How to Host Your Own Hudson Valley Olympics

Can’t make it to the Sochi Winter Games? Here are nine medal-worthy events cool enough for any Valley Olympian

Best Places to Stay This Valentine's Day

Turn a romantic day into a romantic weekend with the help of these hotel and inn specials

Events: Polly’s Editor’s Picks in February 2014

Senior Editor Polly Sparling lists her top event picks for February 2014

Natural Wigs for Cancer Patients at An'Tyrice Salon

A new ’do: A Poughkeepsie hairstylist makes wigs for cancer patients — using their own hair

Where to Drink: Super Bowl Bar and Pub Specials

Take advantage of drink specials (and the warm, cozy indoors) at these local bars and pubs during the Super Bowl

Events: Kids' Play Dates in February 2014

From Groundhog Day to Valentine’s Day, here are fun activities to help everyone beat the winter blues

Common Core and Race to the Top Programs

A testy situation: New state and federal programs have parents and educators up in arms. PLUS: See which local schools have opted out of these programs

Where to Stay: Super Bowl Weekend Hotel Packages

Looking for places to stay for Super Bowl weekend? Here are some of our top picks for getaway deals

Where to Eat: Super Bowl Dinners and Restaurant Specials

Fourth down? Forget it — here are four courses (and then some) that’ll have you doing a touchdown dance

Bacon Sweet Potato Sticks with Bacon-Bourbon Sauce (Recipe)

Peter Kaminsky and Marie Rama — authors of Bacon Nation — recommend this sweet treat for the big game

32 Top Hudson Valley Private Schools in 2014

See which Hudson Valley private schools made the grade in 2014

Oatmeal: Most Popular (Local) Toppings and Why You Should Be Eating It

What's the healthiest and hippest food around these days? Believe it or not, it's oatmeal. And we promise this is not your grandmother's porridge anymore

How Planet Wings Preps for the Super Bowl

Local franchise Planet Wings scores big with its chicken specialty

Blackened Shrimp and Corn Chowder (Recipe)

A hearty chowder courtesy of The American Craft Beer Cookbook

The Hudson Valley’s Top Private High Schools and Programs in 2014

Ready for college? Top teachers and innovative programs — from early college to Mandarin studies — are helping local kids make the grade. PLUS: The Race to the Top: what does it really mean?

Trevor Zoo Program at Millbrook School, Millbrook

One of the Valley's top educational programs in 2014

Mandarin Language Class at Trinity-Pawling School, Pawling

One of the Valley's top educational programs in 2014

Pathways in Technology (P-TECH) Early College High School Program

One of the Valley's top educational programs in 2014

Smart Scholars Early College High School Program

One of the Valley's top educational programs in 2014

Robotics Program, Oakwood Friends School, Poughkeepsie

One of the Valley's top educational programs in 2014

Lisa Reece, STEM Program Innovator at Warwick Valley High School, Warwick

Meet one of the Valley's top teachers in 2014

Colleen Bucci, Master Teacher at FDR High School, Hyde Park

Meet one of the Valley's top teachers in 2014

10 Coolest Renovated Train Stations

RR redux: Built during the 19th century, and often abandoned in the 20th, Valley train stations are being revamped for other uses

Hopewell Depot, Hopewell Junction

One of Dutchess County’s renovated train stations

High View Depot, Bloomingburg

One of Sullivan County’s renovated train stations

Cold Spring Train Station, Cold Spring

One of Putnam County’s renovated train stations

Copake Falls Train Station, Copake Falls

One of Columbia County’s renovated train stations

Erie Depot, Middletown

One of Orange County’s renovated train stations

Millerton Train Station, Millerton

One of Dutchess County’s renovated train stations

Milton-on-Hudson Station, Milton

One of Ulster County’s renovated train stations

New Paltz Train Station, New Paltz

One of Ulster County’s renovated train stations

Union Station, Chatham

One of Columbia County’s renovated train stations

West Shore Station, Newburgh

One of Orange County’s renovated train stations

Must-Read Blog: I Ride the Harlem Line

Local blogger Emily Moser chronicles her railway travels

History of the 1793 Fire in Albany

The alarming cry of fire: In 1793, the city of Albany burned — and three slaves hanged for it

52 Main, Millerton: Tapas Dining and Cuisine in Dutchess County (Mini Restaurant Review)

Tapas at 52 Main in Millerton, NY

Former Hornets Coach Jeff Bower Returns to Marist

A Q&A with basketball junkie Jeff Bower
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Hudson Valley Events

November 2014

Are you prepared to Babysit? Do you know how to… Properly diaper a baby? Help a baby or child that is choking? Perform CPR on a baby or child? Reduce the risk of SIDS and Shaken Baby...

Cost: $45.00 includes text and materials

Where:
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
45 Reade Place
Poughkeepsie, NY  10512
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Sponsor: Health Quest Community Education
Telephone: 845-475-9742
Contact Name: Wendy Hennessy
Website »

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THANN Sanctuary's First Anniversary Package When you book the popular THANN Sanctuary Signature Massage and the Nano Shiso Anti-Aging Facial, you will receive a complimentary 30-minute Body...

Cost: $345

Where:
THANN Sanctuary at Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY  10591
View map »


Sponsor: Castle Hotel & Spa
Telephone: 914-524-6392
Website »

More information

A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Looking to knock out your holiday shopping? This family-friendly arts and crafts event showcases local designers and craftspeople; guests enjoy food and music while they shop, too.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Andy Murphy Midtown Neighborhood Center
467 Broadway
Kingston, NY  12401
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Sponsor: Hudson Valley Hullabaloo
Telephone: 845-750-8801
Contact Name: Danielle Bliss and Courtney Williams
Website »

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The new exhibit,  “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of...

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
View map »


Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
Website »

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This event celebrates artwork of all types created by military veterans or their family members. Visual arts exhibits, poetry readings, an interactive theater production, guest speakers,...

Where:
Wallace Center, FDR Presidential Library & Museum
4079 Albany Post Rd.
Hyde Park, NY  12538
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Telephone: 845-486-7745
Website »

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Dick Polich is the founder of the noted Tallix foundries in Beacon and Pomona, which produced the national Korean War Veterans Memorial and other monuments. This show explores his...

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

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Lilly is accustomed to being the smartest and best student in school. When she brings her purple purse to show her class, she can’t wait to talk about it — but her teacher asks her to...

Cost: $15

Where:
The Emelin Theatre
153 Library Ln.
Mamaroneck, NY
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Telephone: 914-698-0098
Website »

More information

Works by a trio of local painters — Jane Bloodgood-Abrams, Dan Rupe, and Mark Beard (aka Bruce Sargeant), are on view. The first two specialize in landscapes, both traditional...

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
22 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

Forbidden Fruit Gallery owner Nick Zungoli exhibits black and white photos taken during his monthlong visit to Cuba in 2013.

Where:
Exposures Gallery
1357 Kings Hwy., Sugar Loaf
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

More information

The gallery features lithographs from the estate of noted sculptor and painter Theodore Roszak.

Where:
John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-5907
Website »

More information

Born Michael Meyer in 1884, this commercial photographer grew up in Arkansas, and renamed himself “Disfarmer” as a way of rejecting his small-town roots. This show includes...

Cost: $5, $3 seniors

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase campus
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

Jewelry designers Manya and Roumen will be showing their award-winning collection at Open Concept Gallery in Cold Spring.

Cost: Free

Where:
Open Concept Gallery
125 Main St,
Cold Spring, NY  10516
View map »

More information

Close to 100 works by more than 14 contemporary Russian artists, dating from the 1950s through the present day, are on display.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase campus
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

The Women’s Room: Female Perspectives on Men, Women, Family and Nation Curated by Marcy B. Freedman and Livia Straus October 12 – December 7, 2014 Opening Reception: Sunday, October...

Cost: Members Free, $5 non-members

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

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Join Marlene Marshall, artist and author of the book Woodland Style Projects to create a delightful rustic centerpiece that will wow your dinner guests and is sure to be a conversation piece during...

Cost: All Ages $15/person, $10/members

Where:
Olana
Wagon House Education Center
5720 New York 9G,
Hudson,, NY  12534
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Sponsor: Olana
Telephone: 518.828.1872 x 109
Contact Name: Sarah
Website »

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Get in a festive mood as this local group plays classic holiday music, including Leroy Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride.”

Cost: $10, $6 seniors & students

Where:
Brewster High School
Foggintown Rd.
Brewster, NY
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Telephone: 914-299-6646
Website »

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  Sunday Sounds is a weekly show of Blues, Rock N Roll, jazz and R&B entertainment. Every Sunday 6pm - 9pm A portion of each weeks show will be giving to local charities to assist with...

Cost: $5

Where:
Virgo's
469 Fishkill Avenue
Beacon, NY  12508
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Sponsor: Virgo's
Telephone: 845-831-1543
Contact Name: Mike
Website »

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Anton Chekhov’s seminal drama explores the artistic — and romantic — conflicts that arise among four main characters. Written at the end of the 19th century, the play was a...

Cost: $25, $20 seniors & students

Where:
Axial Theatre
8 Sunnyside Ave.
Pleasantville, NY
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Telephone: 800-838-3006
Website »

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A group of struggling artists deals with the ravages of HIV/AIDS in this Pulitzer-winning musical, which is loosely based on the opera La Boheme. Showtimes: Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m.

Cost: $18, $16 seniors

Where:
McKenna Theatre, SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
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Telephone: 845-257-3880
Website »

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An aging comic duo, who can’t stand each other, reunite for one last gig in Neil Simon’s comedy. Schedule: Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m.

Cost: $24-$26

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Rte. 308
Rhinebeck, NY
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Telephone: 845-876-3080
Website »

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Based on James Michener’s WWII novel, this beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical involves two love stories set against the prejudices of the time. Songs you’ll recognize...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre.
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY  10523
View map »


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

This pop-up art exhibition and related performances occur at locations throughout the center; music, dance, performance art, and mixed-media works are all included.

Cost: $30, $10 students

Where:
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 845-758-7900
Website »

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THANN Sanctuary's First Anniversary Package When you book the popular THANN Sanctuary Signature Massage and the Nano Shiso Anti-Aging Facial, you will receive a complimentary 30-minute Body...

Cost: $345

Where:
THANN Sanctuary at Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY  10591
View map »


Sponsor: Castle Hotel & Spa
Telephone: 914-524-6392
Website »

More information

A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

The gallery features lithographs from the estate of noted sculptor and painter Theodore Roszak.

Where:
John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-5907
Website »

More information

Works by a trio of local painters — Jane Bloodgood-Abrams, Dan Rupe, and Mark Beard (aka Bruce Sargeant), are on view. The first two specialize in landscapes, both traditional...

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
22 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

Jewelry designers Manya and Roumen will be showing their award-winning collection at Open Concept Gallery in Cold Spring.

Cost: Free

Where:
Open Concept Gallery
125 Main St,
Cold Spring, NY  10516
View map »

More information

 The Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) announced that it is launching Art Worlds, a pilot after school art program for students (grades 1–12) in Spring Valley, NY. This exciting new...

Cost: 0 (FREE)

Where:
MLKMPC , EELEF, SVHS
Spring Valley
Spring Valley, NY  10977
View map »


Sponsor: RoCA & Wells Fargo Bank
Telephone: 845-821-5657
Contact Name: Julian Palmer
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

THANN Sanctuary's First Anniversary Package When you book the popular THANN Sanctuary Signature Massage and the Nano Shiso Anti-Aging Facial, you will receive a complimentary 30-minute Body...

Cost: $345

Where:
THANN Sanctuary at Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY  10591
View map »


Sponsor: Castle Hotel & Spa
Telephone: 914-524-6392
Website »

More information

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The new exhibit,  “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of...

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
View map »


Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
Website »

More information

Works by a trio of local painters — Jane Bloodgood-Abrams, Dan Rupe, and Mark Beard (aka Bruce Sargeant), are on view. The first two specialize in landscapes, both traditional...

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
22 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

Born Michael Meyer in 1884, this commercial photographer grew up in Arkansas, and renamed himself “Disfarmer” as a way of rejecting his small-town roots. This show includes...

Cost: $5, $3 seniors

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase campus
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

Close to 100 works by more than 14 contemporary Russian artists, dating from the 1950s through the present day, are on display.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase campus
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

 The Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) announced that it is launching Art Worlds, a pilot after school art program for students (grades 1–12) in Spring Valley, NY. This exciting new...

Cost: 0 (FREE)

Where:
MLKMPC , EELEF, SVHS
Spring Valley
Spring Valley, NY  10977
View map »


Sponsor: RoCA & Wells Fargo Bank
Telephone: 845-821-5657
Contact Name: Julian Palmer
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

THANN Sanctuary's First Anniversary Package When you book the popular THANN Sanctuary Signature Massage and the Nano Shiso Anti-Aging Facial, you will receive a complimentary 30-minute Body...

Cost: $345

Where:
THANN Sanctuary at Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY  10591
View map »


Sponsor: Castle Hotel & Spa
Telephone: 914-524-6392
Website »

More information

A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The new exhibit,  “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of...

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
View map »


Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
Website »

More information

Forbidden Fruit Gallery owner Nick Zungoli exhibits black and white photos taken during his monthlong visit to Cuba in 2013.

Where:
Exposures Gallery
1357 Kings Hwy., Sugar Loaf
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

More information

Dick Polich is the founder of the noted Tallix foundries in Beacon and Pomona, which produced the national Korean War Veterans Memorial and other monuments. This show explores his...

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

Works by a trio of local painters — Jane Bloodgood-Abrams, Dan Rupe, and Mark Beard (aka Bruce Sargeant), are on view. The first two specialize in landscapes, both traditional...

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
22 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

Close to 100 works by more than 14 contemporary Russian artists, dating from the 1950s through the present day, are on display.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase campus
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

Born Michael Meyer in 1884, this commercial photographer grew up in Arkansas, and renamed himself “Disfarmer” as a way of rejecting his small-town roots. This show includes...

Cost: $5, $3 seniors

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase campus
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

 The Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) announced that it is launching Art Worlds, a pilot after school art program for students (grades 1–12) in Spring Valley, NY. This exciting new...

Cost: 0 (FREE)

Where:
MLKMPC , EELEF, SVHS
Spring Valley
Spring Valley, NY  10977
View map »


Sponsor: RoCA & Wells Fargo Bank
Telephone: 845-821-5657
Contact Name: Julian Palmer
Website »

More information

Based on James Michener’s WWII novel, this beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical involves two love stories set against the prejudices of the time. Songs you’ll recognize...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre.
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY  10523
View map »


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

THANN Sanctuary's First Anniversary Package When you book the popular THANN Sanctuary Signature Massage and the Nano Shiso Anti-Aging Facial, you will receive a complimentary 30-minute Body...

Cost: $345

Where:
THANN Sanctuary at Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY  10591
View map »


Sponsor: Castle Hotel & Spa
Telephone: 914-524-6392
Website »

More information

A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The new exhibit,  “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of...

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
View map »


Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
Website »

More information

The gallery features lithographs from the estate of noted sculptor and painter Theodore Roszak.

Where:
John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-5907
Website »

More information

Forbidden Fruit Gallery owner Nick Zungoli exhibits black and white photos taken during his monthlong visit to Cuba in 2013.

Where:
Exposures Gallery
1357 Kings Hwy., Sugar Loaf
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

More information

Dick Polich is the founder of the noted Tallix foundries in Beacon and Pomona, which produced the national Korean War Veterans Memorial and other monuments. This show explores his...

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

Works by a trio of local painters — Jane Bloodgood-Abrams, Dan Rupe, and Mark Beard (aka Bruce Sargeant), are on view. The first two specialize in landscapes, both traditional...

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
22 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

Born Michael Meyer in 1884, this commercial photographer grew up in Arkansas, and renamed himself “Disfarmer” as a way of rejecting his small-town roots. This show includes...

Cost: $5, $3 seniors

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase campus
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

Close to 100 works by more than 14 contemporary Russian artists, dating from the 1950s through the present day, are on display.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase campus
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

Jewelry designers Manya and Roumen will be showing their award-winning collection at Open Concept Gallery in Cold Spring.

Cost: Free

Where:
Open Concept Gallery
125 Main St,
Cold Spring, NY  10516
View map »

More information

 The Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) announced that it is launching Art Worlds, a pilot after school art program for students (grades 1–12) in Spring Valley, NY. This exciting new...

Cost: 0 (FREE)

Where:
MLKMPC , EELEF, SVHS
Spring Valley
Spring Valley, NY  10977
View map »


Sponsor: RoCA & Wells Fargo Bank
Telephone: 845-821-5657
Contact Name: Julian Palmer
Website »

More information

Based on James Michener’s WWII novel, this beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical involves two love stories set against the prejudices of the time. Songs you’ll recognize...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre.
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY  10523
View map »


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

THANN Sanctuary's First Anniversary Package When you book the popular THANN Sanctuary Signature Massage and the Nano Shiso Anti-Aging Facial, you will receive a complimentary 30-minute Body...

Cost: $345

Where:
THANN Sanctuary at Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY  10591
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Sponsor: Castle Hotel & Spa
Telephone: 914-524-6392
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This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
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Telephone: 845-265-3638
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The new exhibit,  “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of...

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
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Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
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Forbidden Fruit Gallery owner Nick Zungoli exhibits black and white photos taken during his monthlong visit to Cuba in 2013.

Where:
Exposures Gallery
1357 Kings Hwy., Sugar Loaf
, NY
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Telephone: 845-469-9382
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Dick Polich is the founder of the noted Tallix foundries in Beacon and Pomona, which produced the national Korean War Veterans Memorial and other monuments. This show explores his...

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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Works by a trio of local painters — Jane Bloodgood-Abrams, Dan Rupe, and Mark Beard (aka Bruce Sargeant), are on view. The first two specialize in landscapes, both traditional...

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
22 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-1915
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The gallery features lithographs from the estate of noted sculptor and painter Theodore Roszak.

Where:
John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-5907
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Jewelry designers Manya and Roumen will be showing their award-winning collection at Open Concept Gallery in Cold Spring.

Cost: Free

Where:
Open Concept Gallery
125 Main St,
Cold Spring, NY  10516
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Born Michael Meyer in 1884, this commercial photographer grew up in Arkansas, and renamed himself “Disfarmer” as a way of rejecting his small-town roots. This show includes...

Cost: $5, $3 seniors

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase campus
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
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Telephone: 914-251-6100
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The Women’s Room: Female Perspectives on Men, Women, Family and Nation Curated by Marcy B. Freedman and Livia Straus October 12 – December 7, 2014 Opening Reception: Sunday, October...

Cost: Members Free, $5 non-members

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
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Close to 100 works by more than 14 contemporary Russian artists, dating from the 1950s through the present day, are on display.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase campus
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
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Telephone: 914-251-6100
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 The Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) announced that it is launching Art Worlds, a pilot after school art program for students (grades 1–12) in Spring Valley, NY. This exciting new...

Cost: 0 (FREE)

Where:
MLKMPC , EELEF, SVHS
Spring Valley
Spring Valley, NY  10977
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Sponsor: RoCA & Wells Fargo Bank
Telephone: 845-821-5657
Contact Name: Julian Palmer
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Moms and dads, take a break! On the last Friday of each month, Art Adventure hosts Parents Night Out: drop off your little one for a fun-filled evening of crafts, games, pizza, and juice....

Cost: $35

Where:
Art Adventure
60 Dutch Hill Rd., Ste. 8
Orangeburg, NY  10962
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Sponsor: Art Adventure
Telephone: 845-680-6780
Contact Name: Alysson or Eric
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In the tradition of British pantomime, Columbia County’s PantoLoons offer an off-the-wall spoof of the Arabian Nights folktales. Expect an evening full of parody, broad humor, silly...

Cost: $20, $10 students

Where:
Ghent Playhouse
6 Town Hall Pl.
Ghent, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-6264
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Based on James Michener’s WWII novel, this beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical involves two love stories set against the prejudices of the time. Songs you’ll recognize...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre.
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY  10523
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
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Cost: $10 individuals; $20 family.

Where:
, NY

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THANN Sanctuary's First Anniversary Package When you book the popular THANN Sanctuary Signature Massage and the Nano Shiso Anti-Aging Facial, you will receive a complimentary 30-minute Body...

Cost: $345

Where:
THANN Sanctuary at Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY  10591
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Sponsor: Castle Hotel & Spa
Telephone: 914-524-6392
Website »

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This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
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Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

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Families (Target age 4-8 years old Watch literature come to life with McKenzie Willis, author of the children’s book, “Tales of the Rainbow Forest.”  Willis will lead an engaging...

Cost: Free *Vehicle use fee applies

Where:
Olana
Wagon House Education Center
5720 New York 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
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Sponsor: Olana
Telephone: 518.828.1872 x 109
Contact Name: Sarah
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The gallery features lithographs from the estate of noted sculptor and painter Theodore Roszak.

Where:
John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-5907
Website »

More information

Works by a trio of local painters — Jane Bloodgood-Abrams, Dan Rupe, and Mark Beard (aka Bruce Sargeant), are on view. The first two specialize in landscapes, both traditional...

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
22 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

Dick Polich is the founder of the noted Tallix foundries in Beacon and Pomona, which produced the national Korean War Veterans Memorial and other monuments. This show explores his...

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

Forbidden Fruit Gallery owner Nick Zungoli exhibits black and white photos taken during his monthlong visit to Cuba in 2013.

Where:
Exposures Gallery
1357 Kings Hwy., Sugar Loaf
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

More information

Close to 100 works by more than 14 contemporary Russian artists, dating from the 1950s through the present day, are on display.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase campus
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

Jewelry designers Manya and Roumen will be showing their award-winning collection at Open Concept Gallery in Cold Spring.

Cost: Free

Where:
Open Concept Gallery
125 Main St,
Cold Spring, NY  10516
View map »

More information

Born Michael Meyer in 1884, this commercial photographer grew up in Arkansas, and renamed himself “Disfarmer” as a way of rejecting his small-town roots. This show includes...

Cost: $5, $3 seniors

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase campus
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

The Women’s Room: Female Perspectives on Men, Women, Family and Nation Curated by Marcy B. Freedman and Livia Straus October 12 – December 7, 2014 Opening Reception: Sunday, October...

Cost: Members Free, $5 non-members

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

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Dance of all kinds is celebrated at this interactive performance put on by the ArtsRock Milk and Cookies Playhouse. Blending everything from flamenco to tap styles, dancers perform...

Cost: $15, under 18 months free

Where:
The Nyack Center
58 Depew Ave.
Nyack, NY
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Telephone: 845-278-7762
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The New York Theatre Ballet is known for adapting classic works into hour-long performances suitable for kids, but sophisticated enough for adults. Kick off the holiday season with the...

Cost: $35

Where:
Tarrytown Music Hall
13 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
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Telephone: 914-631-3390
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The Russian Ballet kicks off the holidays with a performance of this traditional favorite; a cast of 40 dancers tells the tale of Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the Nutcracker Prince.

Cost: $27.50-$68

Where:
Palace Theatre
19 Clinton Ave.
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-465-3334
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Comedy and mystery combine as an illusionist and a mind reader perform amazing feats of magic.

Cost: $20

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Rte. 308
Rhinebeck, NY
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Telephone: 845-876-3080
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In the tradition of British pantomime, Columbia County’s PantoLoons offer an off-the-wall spoof of the Arabian Nights folktales. Expect an evening full of parody, broad humor, silly...

Cost: $20, $10 students

Where:
Ghent Playhouse
6 Town Hall Pl.
Ghent, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-6264
Website »

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This singer/songwriter performs music that encompasses a range of influences, from folk and jazz to gospel.

Cost: $40

Where:
Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main St.
Beacon, NY
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Telephone: 845-855-1300
Website »

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Based on James Michener’s WWII novel, this beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical involves two love stories set against the prejudices of the time. Songs you’ll recognize...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre.
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY  10523
View map »


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

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