January 2012

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Best Shopping Deals in Dutchess County This Week: New Year Sale at Surviving Sisters Boutique in Hyde Park, NY

This week’s best shopping deal (Jan. 26-Feb. 1): 20.12% off New Year Sale at Surviving Sisters Boutique in Hyde Park, NY

Where in the Hudson Valley Contest: Sedgwick Machine Works Building/Tower

Imposing edifice: do you know where this brick tower is located?

Restaurant Review: New Age and American Comfort Food at Market Market Restaurant in Rosendale, Ulster County NY

A pair of transplanted Brooklynites offer comfort food — from the U.S. and around the globe — at an eatery in Rosendale

Best Shopping Deals in Dutchess County This Week: Bridal Sample Sale at Chamonix Bridal in Rhinebeck, NY

This week’s best shopping deal (Jan. 19-25): 25%-75% off bridal samples at Chamonix Bridal in Rhinebeck, NY

Farmhouse Renovation on a Budget in Columbia County, Upstate, NY

Au courant cottage: With help from family and friends, a pair of young architects beat the recession and pull off a stylish renovation

Winter White: How to Decorate Your Home with Today’s Hottest Hue

The wonder of it all: A local design expert expounds on the pure pleasures of white

Hudson Valley Home Winter 2012

Working with a tight budget, a husband-and-wife pair of architects pull off a stylish redo of a Columbia County cottage. PLUS: learn why decorating the home with white accessories is a red-hot trend

The Year Ahead: Hudson Valley’s Top People to Watch, How to Renovate a Home in a Bad Economy, and New Trends for Hudson Valley Weddings in 2012 (Editor's Letter)

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

The Wedding Diet: One Rhinebeck Mother-of-the-Bride’s Plan to Lose Weight Before Her Daughter’s Wedding

When her daughter announces her engagement, a mother’s struggle with the scale turns serious

5 Best Places to Get Married in the Hudson Valley

Getting hitched in unique locations is all the rage with brides and grooms these days. From an elaborately designed theatrical tent to a snow-capped mountain top, here are five of the Valley’s most unusual wedding locales

Hudson Valley Weddings Guide 2012

Tying the knot in the Valley is as easy as saying “I do” with our comprehensive guide. Discover one-of-a-kind local spots for your ceremony; get the latest looks in bridal gowns; and use our resource listings to find everything you need, from reception halls and caterers to thank-you notes

Same-Sex Marriages and Gay-Wedding Etiquette

Partnering up: Same-sex couples looking to tie the knot have a smorgasbord of Valley options

Wedding Dances and Lessons in the Hudson Valley

Local dance studios teach couples how to cut a rug on their big day

Top Wedding Dress and Bridal Gown Trends of 2012

The latest wedding gowns offer unique touches that help a bride personalize her look

Chatter

West Point’s jewelry, in print and on view; a local Y helps women do windows PLUS: Where in the Hudson Valley and On the Town

Letters to the Editor in January 2012

Read our letters to the editor for January 2012

Best Shopping Deals in Ulster County This Week: The Winter Sale at Next Boutique in Kingston, NY and Free Admission to National Parks for MLK Jr. Day Weekend

This week’s best shopping deal (Jan. 12-18): 50%-75% off winter clothing and 25% off spring clothing at Next Boutique in Kingston, NY, PLUS free admission to all national parks in Hudson Valley, NY

Best Shopping Deals in Dutchess County This Week: Winter Clearance Sale at Elizabeth Boutique in Poughkeepsie, NY

This week’s best shopping deals (Jan. 5-11): Get up to 40% off at Elizabeth Boutique in Poughkeepsie, NY

Hudson Valley Latin Food Restaurant Recommendation: Union Restaurant in Haverstraw, NY

Latin dining at Union Restaurant and Bar Latino in Haverstraw, Rockland County, NY

People to Watch 2012: Lee Price, Dutchess County Artist, Beacon, NY

Meet Beacon artist Lee Price, one of our people to watch in 2012

Orange County YWCA and Fish Window Cleaning Put Women Back to Work in the Hudson Valley

A local nonprofit and a national cleaning service team up to help women increase their earning power

A History of Iron Mountain, an Information Storage Facility in Germantown, NY

Data depository: Today, the Iron Mountain information-storage company has more than 140,000 corporate clients around the globe. But the firm got its start 60 years ago in an underground bunker in Germantown

9 People to Watch in the Hudson Valley in 2012

Some of them have made headlines; most you’ve probably never heard of. But these Valley residents — with professions ranging from artists and musicians to environmentalists and business leaders — seem poised to achieve great things in the new year

People to Watch 2012: Lissa Harris, Ulster County Journalist and Founder of Watershed Post, New Kingston, NY

Meet New Kingston journalist Lissa Harris, one of our people to watch in 2012

People to Watch 2012: Decora Sandiford, Orange County, NY, Social Activist at ReadNex Poetry Squad

Meet Newburgh activist Decora Sandiford, one of our people to watch in 2012

People to Watch 2012: Melissa Everett, Ulster County Executive Director at Sustainable Hudson Valley, Kingston and Rosendale, NY

Meet Ulster County environmentalist Melissa Everett, one of our people to watch in 2012

People to Watch 2012: Connor Kennedy, Ulster County Guitarist, Saugerties, NY

Meet Saugerties guitarist Connor Kennedy, one of our people to watch in 2012

People to Watch 2012: James Gagliano, Orange County FBI Agent, Newburgh, NY

Meet Newburgh FBI Agent James Gagliano, one of our people to watch in 2012

People to Watch 2012: Peter Gregory, Orange County Entrepreneur at Business Accelerator at Stewart Airport, New Windsor, NY

Meet Orange County entrepreneur Peter Gregory, one of our people to watch in 2012

People to Watch 2012: Judith Acosta, Ulster County Therapist, Gardiner, NY

Meet Gardiner therapist Judith Acosta, one of our people to watch in 2012

West Point Museum Military Jewelry Collection Featured in Civil War 150th Anniversary “Touched By Fire” Art Exhibit in West Point, NY

Badges of honor: The West Point Museum’s collection of military jewelry is featured in a new book

Hudson Valley Wine Bars

Wine time: They say you can’t put new wine in old bottles, but new wine bars in old towns is perfectly acceptable — and it appears that Fishkill got the memo. The quaint village has recently added not one, but two chic sipping stations to its bustling Main Street

Hudson Valley Wine Bars: Paula’s Stone Cottage Wine Bar, Fishkill, NY

Fishkill goes for the grape as a new wine bar, Paula’s Stone Cottage Wine Bar, opens up on Main Street

Hudson Valley Wine Bars: Piano Piano Wine Bar, Fishkill, NY

Fishkill goes for the grape as a new wine bar, Piano Piano Wine Bar, opens up on Main Street

Hudson Valley Events

October 2014

At the Heels & Wheels 5K race, runners and walkers of all abilities will enjoy a race throughout Burke's beautiful campus. And for the first time, following the 5K, we will hold races for...

Cost: see website for details

Where:
Burke Rehabilitation Center
785 Mamaroneck Ave
White Plains, NY  10605
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Sponsor: Burke Rehabilitation Center
Telephone: (914) 597-2848
Contact Name: Julia Moran
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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
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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
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
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

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In 1844, renowned artist Thomas Cole invited an 18-year-old painter named Frederic Church to study with him at his home in Catskill. Over the course of the next two years, teacher and student...

Cost: $10, $9 senior citizens, free under 12

Where:
Thomas Cole Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill , NY
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Telephone: 518-943-7465
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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Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
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Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

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Premise: Our health represents a complex interaction between our physical body, environment and ability to process emotional pressure. Natural and holistic approaches to health are only as...

Cost: 50 per workshop, or $450 for all 10 if paid in advance

Where:
Milan
, NY  12572

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Along with its permanent collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, the art center features a special exhibit of works by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan. The centerpiece of the show...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 students & children 5-18.

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY
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Telephone: 845-534-3115
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This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
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Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

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Worlds of Wonder Curated by the director of Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, this group exhibit highlights the output of 16 regional artists. The works on view — paintings, photos,...

Where:
Dorsky Museum of Art
SUNY New Paltz campus. 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz
, NY
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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The Valley’s cultural calendar regularly includes both art shows and music performances. But it’s not every day that we can tell you about a “sound art” exhibition. In...

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
100-150 N. Water St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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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
Website »

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Palmas Artist Melissa McGill’s art exhibit includes site-specific sound installations, which involves visitors listening to a recording of professional palmero clapping as they move along...

Cost: $20, $15 seniors & students, $10 children under 12.

Where:
Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center.
584 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
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Telephone: 845-424-3812
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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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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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Reception: Friday, September 5, 5-8 pm Come join the reception Friday, September 5th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. to celebrate the new mixed media installation by Joanne Howard. This...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
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This year, we’re offering two weekends of spook-tacular events to prepare your family for Halloween. With costume parades, pumpkin painting, mask making, and apple cidering, Halloween has never...

Cost: contact reservations@frostvalley.org for prices

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Telephone: 845-985-2291 ext 450
Contact Name: Reservations Department
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Inspired by scenes from film and television, Silvera explores the world of psychotherapy, focusing on themes found in Hopper’s works such as solitude, alienation, and dream-like...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
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Fans of the wildly popular British TV drama Downton Abbey are no doubt counting the days until the series resumes in January. The folks at Staatsburgh State Historic Site feel their pain; to...

Cost: $15, $13 seniors & students

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
Old Post Rd. (off Rte. 9)
Staatsburg, NY
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Telephone: 845-889-8851, ext. 300

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Steve Paxton: Selected Works Dia Art Foundation will present a selection of works created by choreographer Steve Paxton from 1964 to 2010, staged in the galleries at Dia:Beacon. This program is...

Cost: Dia members, $35 adult, $25 seniors, $15 under 12

Where:
Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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Sculpture, performance art, theater, and music mix it up at Saunders Farm in the spectacular landscape of the Hudson Highlands. Visitors venture back into history just to arrive at this...

Cost: free

Where:
Saunders Farm
853 Old Albany Post Road
Garrison, NY  10524
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Sponsor: Collaborative Concepts
Telephone: 845-528-1797
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In this riveting novel, Carol Wallace brilliantly navigates the mysteries surrounding the master artist’s death, relying on meticulous research to paint an indelible portrait of Van Gogh’s...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tuxedo Park Library
227 Rte. 17
Tuxedo Park, NY  10987
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Sponsor: The Authors' Circle
Telephone: 845-351-2207
Contact Name: Barbara du Pont
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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
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In this comedy (the popular 1940 film version of which starred Katherine Hepburn and Cary Grant), a socialite’s wedding plans go awry after a visit from her ex-husband and an attractive...

Cost: $18, $16 seniors

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

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Modern dance compositions are performed to live music composed especially for each piece. Schedule: Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m.

Cost: $22-$24

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

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 documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

Palmas Artist Melissa McGill’s art exhibit includes site-specific sound installations, which involves visitors listening to a recording of professional palmero clapping as they move along...

Cost: $20, $15 seniors & students, $10 children under 12.

Where:
Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center.
584 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-424-3812
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

Inspired by scenes from film and television, Silvera explores the world of psychotherapy, focusing on themes found in Hopper’s works such as solitude, alienation, and dream-like...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
View map »

More information

Sculpture, performance art, theater, and music mix it up at Saunders Farm in the spectacular landscape of the Hudson Highlands. Visitors venture back into history just to arrive at this...

Cost: free

Where:
Saunders Farm
853 Old Albany Post Road
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Sponsor: Collaborative Concepts
Telephone: 845-528-1797
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
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Sponsor: RoCA & Wells Fargo Bank
Telephone: 845-821-5657
Contact Name: Julian Palmer
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

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

This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
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

Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

Inspired by scenes from film and television, Silvera explores the world of psychotherapy, focusing on themes found in Hopper’s works such as solitude, alienation, and dream-like...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
View map »

More information

Sculpture, performance art, theater, and music mix it up at Saunders Farm in the spectacular landscape of the Hudson Highlands. Visitors venture back into history just to arrive at this...

Cost: free

Where:
Saunders Farm
853 Old Albany Post Road
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Sponsor: Collaborative Concepts
Telephone: 845-528-1797
Website »

More information

Help drive better lupus treatments! Join hundreds of lupus patients and their friends and families to hear from top lupus experts the latest news in novel research and how you can take part.  ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Time and Life Building
1271 Avenue of the Americas, 8th Floor
Between West 50th and West 51st Streets
New York, NY  10020
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Sponsor: S.L.E. Lupus Foundation
Telephone: 212-685-4118
Contact Name: Kimberly Fitzpatrick
Website »

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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
View map »


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

More information

Join acclaimed musician and composer Steve Rust  for bi-weekly workshops starting on Feb. 25. Soundpainting is a multi-disciplinary live composing sign language for musicians and performing...

Cost: $25 per session

Where:
Trillium Gallery
228 Main St.
Saugerties, NY  12477
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Sponsor: Trillium Gallery
Telephone: 845-706-6309
Contact Name: Steve Rust
Website »

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An influential British rock guitarist, Robin Trower began his career with the ’60s group Procol Harum; his 1974 album Bridge of Sighs included the hits “Day of the...

Cost: $34.50-$49.50

Where:
The Egg
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-473-1845
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

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
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
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

This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

In 1844, renowned artist Thomas Cole invited an 18-year-old painter named Frederic Church to study with him at his home in Catskill. Over the course of the next two years, teacher and student...

Cost: $10, $9 senior citizens, free under 12

Where:
Thomas Cole Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill , NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

More information

Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

Along with its permanent collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, the art center features a special exhibit of works by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan. The centerpiece of the show...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 students & children 5-18.

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

Worlds of Wonder Curated by the director of Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, this group exhibit highlights the output of 16 regional artists. The works on view — paintings, photos,...

Where:
Dorsky Museum of Art
SUNY New Paltz campus. 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

Inspired by scenes from film and television, Silvera explores the world of psychotherapy, focusing on themes found in Hopper’s works such as solitude, alienation, and dream-like...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
View map »

More information

ESYO's Youth Orchestra is conducted by Helen Cha-Pyo. Concert supported in part by The Schenectady County Initiative Program.  Call ESYO at 518-382-7581 to make a reservation for groups of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Proctors
432 State Street
Schenectady, NY  12305
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Sculpture, performance art, theater, and music mix it up at Saunders Farm in the spectacular landscape of the Hudson Highlands. Visitors venture back into history just to arrive at this...

Cost: free

Where:
Saunders Farm
853 Old Albany Post Road
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Sponsor: Collaborative Concepts
Telephone: 845-528-1797
Website »

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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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Do you want to get a new or better job? Susan Hacker, Career Services Counselor at Westchester Community College, will show you how to construct a powerful resume that helps you stand out and get...

Cost: Free

Where:
Patterson Library
1167 Route 311
Patterson, NY  12563
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Telephone: 845-878-6121
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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
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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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Along with its permanent collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, the art center features a special exhibit of works by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan. The centerpiece of the show...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 students & children 5-18.

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY
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Telephone: 845-534-3115
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In 1844, renowned artist Thomas Cole invited an 18-year-old painter named Frederic Church to study with him at his home in Catskill. Over the course of the next two years, teacher and student...

Cost: $10, $9 senior citizens, free under 12

Where:
Thomas Cole Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill , NY
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Telephone: 518-943-7465
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Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
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Telephone: 518-828-0135
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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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This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
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Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
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A time capsule of the Gilded Age, the 79-room Mills Mansion opens for the season with a new exhibit highlighting the life of Ogden Livingston Mills, who was born into wealth yet devoted himself...

Cost: $8, $6 seniors, children under 13 free

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
9 Old Post Road
Staatsburgh, NY  12580
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Telephone: 845-889-4100
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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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Worlds of Wonder Curated by the director of Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, this group exhibit highlights the output of 16 regional artists. The works on view — paintings, photos,...

Where:
Dorsky Museum of Art
SUNY New Paltz campus. 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz
, NY
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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Inspired by scenes from film and television, Silvera explores the world of psychotherapy, focusing on themes found in Hopper’s works such as solitude, alienation, and dream-like...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
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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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Sculpture, performance art, theater, and music mix it up at Saunders Farm in the spectacular landscape of the Hudson Highlands. Visitors venture back into history just to arrive at this...

Cost: free

Where:
Saunders Farm
853 Old Albany Post Road
Garrison, NY  10524
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Sponsor: Collaborative Concepts
Telephone: 845-528-1797
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The Arlington Business Improvement District kicks off another season of the weekly Arlington Farmers' Market. The market features more than 20 vendors selling local vegetables, fruits,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Vassar Alumni Flats Lawn
Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Sponsor: Arlington Business Improvement District
Telephone: 845-462-4979
Contact Name: Filomena E. Fanelli
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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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Book to be discussed is “The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra” by Helen Rappaport. The Romanov sisters are referred to as the Princess Dianas of the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Comprehensive Cancer Center,
1980 Compond Road
Cortlandt Manor, NY  10567
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Sponsor: Support Connection
Telephone: 914-962-6402
Contact Name: Support Connection
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Five-time Grammy winner Mary Chapin Carpenter presents orchestral arrangements of her classic hits.

Cost: $40-$65

Where:
Tarrytown Music Hall
13 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
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Telephone: 877-840-0457
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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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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

This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

In 1844, renowned artist Thomas Cole invited an 18-year-old painter named Frederic Church to study with him at his home in Catskill. Over the course of the next two years, teacher and student...

Cost: $10, $9 senior citizens, free under 12

Where:
Thomas Cole Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill , NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

More information

Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

Along with its permanent collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, the art center features a special exhibit of works by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan. The centerpiece of the show...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 students & children 5-18.

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
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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Palmas Artist Melissa McGill’s art exhibit includes site-specific sound installations, which involves visitors listening to a recording of professional palmero clapping as they move along...

Cost: $20, $15 seniors & students, $10 children under 12.

Where:
Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center.
584 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
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Telephone: 845-424-3812
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The Valley’s cultural calendar regularly includes both art shows and music performances. But it’s not every day that we can tell you about a “sound art” exhibition. In...

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
100-150 N. Water St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

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A time capsule of the Gilded Age, the 79-room Mills Mansion opens for the season with a new exhibit highlighting the life of Ogden Livingston Mills, who was born into wealth yet devoted himself...

Cost: $8, $6 seniors, children under 13 free

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
9 Old Post Road
Staatsburgh, NY  12580
View map »


Telephone: 845-889-4100
Website »

More information

Worlds of Wonder Curated by the director of Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, this group exhibit highlights the output of 16 regional artists. The works on view — paintings, photos,...

Where:
Dorsky Museum of Art
SUNY New Paltz campus. 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

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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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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Inspired by scenes from film and television, Silvera explores the world of psychotherapy, focusing on themes found in Hopper’s works such as solitude, alienation, and dream-like...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
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This year, we’re offering two weekends of spook-tacular events to prepare your family for Halloween. With costume parades, pumpkin painting, mask making, and apple cidering, Halloween has never...

Cost: contact reservations@frostvalley.org for prices

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Telephone: 845-985-2291 ext 450
Contact Name: Reservations Department
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Hilltop Hanover’s farm stand is open for the season throughout the summer and fall! All produce is grown on the farm without the use of pesticides, herbicides, or synthesized fertilizers....

Cost: Varies

Where:
Hilltop Hanover Farm
1271 Hanover Street
Yorktown Heights, NY  10598
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Sponsor: Hilltop Hanover Farm
Telephone: 914-962-2368
Contact Name: Zack Braunstein
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Sculpture, performance art, theater, and music mix it up at Saunders Farm in the spectacular landscape of the Hudson Highlands. Visitors venture back into history just to arrive at this...

Cost: free

Where:
Saunders Farm
853 Old Albany Post Road
Garrison, NY  10524
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Sponsor: Collaborative Concepts
Telephone: 845-528-1797
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Steve Paxton: Selected Works Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 24–26, 2pm Dia Art Foundation will present a selection of works created by choreographer Steve Paxton from 1964 to 2010,...

Cost: $22 Dia members, $35 adult, $25 seniors, $15 under 12

Where:
Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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Steve Paxton: Selected Works Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 24–26, 2pm Dia Art Foundation will present a selection of works created by choreographer Steve Paxton from 1964 to 2010,...

Cost: $22 Dia members, $35 adult, $25 seniors, $15 under 12

Where:
Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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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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ESYO's Youth Jazz Ensemble and The College of Saint Rose Jazz Ensemble are conducted by Paul Evoskevich.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Massry Center for the Arts, College of St. Rose
1002 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY  12208
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Hall of Famers - Jay & the Americans   Few bands have ever reached the musical heights of Jay & the Americans.  From 1962 to 1971, this group charted an amazing twelve Top Ten records. ...

Cost: $34, $39, $49 (including tax/fees)

Where:
Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown Street.
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Sponsor: Paramount Hudson Valley
Telephone: 914-739-0039
Contact Name: Paramount Hudson Valley Box Office
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Dubbed “the American Led Zeppelin,” Philadelphia-based Ged the Led Out blasts the classic hits of rock’s original heavy-metal band.

Cost: $26.50-$31.50

Where:
Mid-Hudson Civic Center
14 Civic Center Plz.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
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Telephone: 845-454-5800
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Southern-style rock and roll from the ’70s combo that had hits with “Heard It In A Love Song” and “Can’t You See.”

Cost: $50-$65

Where:
Tarrytown Music Hall
13 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
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Telephone: 877-840-0457
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This velvet-voiced crooner has been in the music biz for 58 years, recorded more than 80 albums, and wowed us with hits like “Chances Are.”

Cost: $20-$120

Where:
Proctors
432 State St.
Schenectady, NY
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Telephone: 518-346-6204
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If you are a baby boomer of a “certain age,” you might well remember watching Peter Pan (aka actress Mary Martin) flying around the Darling family nursery when that beloved...

Cost: $24-$26 evenings, $20 matinees

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Rte. 308
Rhinebeck, NY
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Telephone: 845-876-3080
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This married pair of banjoists play selections from their soon-to-be-released first album as a duo.

Cost: $25-$42

Where:
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
30 Second St.
Troy, NY
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Telephone: 518-273-8945
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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
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Join us for a day filled with fun and exciting fall activities and an evening of spooktacular Halloween games and haunted trails! Free Lunch & Dinner. Haunted Trails & Carnival Games 7-10pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Telephone: 845-985-2291
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
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

In 1844, renowned artist Thomas Cole invited an 18-year-old painter named Frederic Church to study with him at his home in Catskill. Over the course of the next two years, teacher and student...

Cost: $10, $9 senior citizens, free under 12

Where:
Thomas Cole Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill , NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-943-7465
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 »

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The Town of Poughkeepsie Senior Citizens Center hosts its 7th Annual Crafts Show to benefit the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation. Shop for crafts; win gift baskets; and enjoy tarot...

Cost: $3, seniors $2

Where:
Town of Poughkeepsie Senior Citizens Center
14 Abes Way
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
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Sponsor: Community Friends Committee
Telephone: 845-797-9887
Contact Name: Emily R. Craig
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Along with its permanent collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, the art center features a special exhibit of works by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan. The centerpiece of the show...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 students & children 5-18.

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

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Support the revitalization of Newburgh and shop for goods at its new outdoor market. Note: Open on select Saturdays between May and October: May 31, June 14 & 21, July 12 & 26,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Next to Washington's Headquarters
84 Liberty St
Newburgh, NY  10458
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Sponsor: Newburgh Urban Market
Contact Name: Cher
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Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

Benefit:  Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation; unique quality creations by creative handcraft artisans; Think Pink:  "Resale Bargain' Boutique;"  WIN Big Gift Baskets! Oncology Nurses'...

Cost: Adults $3.00 & Seniors $2.00

Where:
Senior Citizens' Center
14 Abe's Way
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
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Sponsor: Community Friends' Committee
Telephone: (845) 797-9887
Contact Name: Emily R. Craig
Website »

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This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

The Valley’s cultural calendar regularly includes both art shows and music performances. But it’s not every day that we can tell you about a “sound art” exhibition. In...

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
100-150 N. Water St.
Peekskill, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-788-0100
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

Worlds of Wonder Curated by the director of Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, this group exhibit highlights the output of 16 regional artists. The works on view — paintings, photos,...

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

A time capsule of the Gilded Age, the 79-room Mills Mansion opens for the season with a new exhibit highlighting the life of Ogden Livingston Mills, who was born into wealth yet devoted himself...

Cost: $8, $6 seniors, children under 13 free

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
9 Old Post Road
Staatsburgh, NY  12580
View map »


Telephone: 845-889-4100
Website »

More information

Palmas Artist Melissa McGill’s art exhibit includes site-specific sound installations, which involves visitors listening to a recording of professional palmero clapping as they move along...

Cost: $20, $15 seniors & students, $10 children under 12.

Where:
Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center.
584 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-424-3812
Website »

More information

Hudson Valley Distillers hosts its first annual Paint Your Own Pumpkin Party. Kids paint jack o’lanterns while grown-ups can sample from the distillery’s full line...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Hudson Valley Distillers at Spirits Grove Farm
1727 Rte. 9
Clermont, NY  12546
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Telephone: 917-242-0922
Contact Name: Jordan Cavaliero
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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
View map »


Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

More information

Inspired by scenes from film and television, Silvera explores the world of psychotherapy, focusing on themes found in Hopper’s works such as solitude, alienation, and dream-like...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
View map »

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

This year, we’re offering two weekends of spook-tacular events to prepare your family for Halloween. With costume parades, pumpkin painting, mask making, and apple cidering, Halloween has never...

Cost: contact reservations@frostvalley.org for prices

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
View map »


Telephone: 845-985-2291 ext 450
Contact Name: Reservations Department
Website »

More information

Learn the Meisner Method of acting Group A age 6-11, Group B age 12-17 Classes designed specifically for young actors Course will include:  Independent Activities, Building a Character,...

Cost: $295

Where:
222 Greenwich Ave
Goshen, NY  10924
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Sponsor: Willy Gilly Productions
Telephone: 845-294-7500
Contact Name: Nan Gill-Wilson
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  Up In One Productions announces auditions for the Broadway musical La Cage aux Folles by Jerry Herman and Harvey Fierstein. Dates: Saturday, October  25, 2014 at 1:00 PM and Sunday...

Cost: None

Where:
The Center for Performing arts
661 Route 308
Rhinebeck, NY  12572
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Sponsor: Up In One Productions
Telephone: 845 876 5348
Contact Name: Diana
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Fans of the wildly popular British TV drama Downton Abbey are no doubt counting the days until the series resumes in January. The folks at Staatsburgh State Historic Site feel their pain; to...

Cost: $15, $13 seniors & students

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
Old Post Rd. (off Rte. 9)
Staatsburg, NY
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Telephone: 845-889-8851, ext. 300

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Hilltop Hanover’s farm stand is open for the season throughout the summer and fall! All produce is grown on the farm without the use of pesticides, herbicides, or synthesized fertilizers....

Cost: Varies

Where:
Hilltop Hanover Farm
1271 Hanover Street
Yorktown Heights, NY  10598
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Sponsor: Hilltop Hanover Farm
Telephone: 914-962-2368
Contact Name: Zack Braunstein
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A workshop for youth ages in grades 2-6, Drawing on History: An Intro to Drawing uses important messages and themes of the 1960s to introduce beginners to creative expression through the art of...

Cost: $100 for the series or $15 for each individual session

Where:
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
200 Hurd Road
Bethel, NY
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Sponsor: Conservatory at Bethel Woods
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Farewell Pop-Up Card Hands-on Workshop and Dance Performance with Zafiro Romero-Acevedo and Telphochcalli Traditional Mexican Performance Arts & Theater Free and open to all ages! Saturday, October...

Cost: free

Where:
Pelham Art Center
155 5th Ave
Pelham, NY  10803
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Sponsor: Pelham Art Center
Telephone: 914-738-2525
Contact Name: Gallery and Public Program Manager
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Sculpture, performance art, theater, and music mix it up at Saunders Farm in the spectacular landscape of the Hudson Highlands. Visitors venture back into history just to arrive at this...

Cost: free

Where:
Saunders Farm
853 Old Albany Post Road
Garrison, NY  10524
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Sponsor: Collaborative Concepts
Telephone: 845-528-1797
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Steve Paxton: Selected Works Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 24–26, 2pm Dia Art Foundation will present a selection of works created by choreographer Steve Paxton from 1964 to 2010,...

Cost: $22 Dia members, $35 adult, $25 seniors, $15 under 12

Where:
Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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Steve Paxton: Selected Works Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 24–26, 2pm Dia Art Foundation will present a selection of works created by choreographer Steve Paxton from 1964 to 2010,...

Cost: $22 Dia members, $35 adult, $25 seniors, $15 under 12

Where:
Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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Experience a 17th-century funeral at this unusual, docent-led event.

Cost: $7, $3.50 children

Where:
Bronck Museum
90 Cty. Rte. 42
Coxsackie, NY
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Telephone: 518-731-6490
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Conversation with Steve Paxton and Kelly Kivland, Dia assistant curator Free with museum admission or for Steve Paxton ticket holders. Registration for this event is required, and is free with...

Cost: Free with museum admission. Reservations required.

Where:
Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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Tours start at 6pm, 8pm, 10pm All Ages (Rated PG)   Spooky Mary, also known as Bloody Mary, lived deep in the forest in a tiny cottage and sold herbal remedies for a living. Folks living in the...

Cost: $7 in advance, $10 night of the tour, $30/family of 5

Where:
Olana
5720 New York 9G
Hudson, NY  12534


Sponsor: Olana
Telephone: 518.828.1872 x 109
Contact Name: Sarah
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A frightfully good time awaits at the second annual Vampire Ball —Costumes are strongly encouraged! $125 includes dinner, dancing, silent auction, raffle, and costume contest. All proceeds...

Cost: $125

Where:
Lazy Swan Golf & Country Club
1754 Old Kings Highway
Saugerties, NY  12477
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Sponsor: HealthAlliance Foundation
Telephone: 845-334-2760
Contact Name: Cheryl McKeever
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  Polonaise Society Presents Annual Polonaise Ball  “October is Polish-American Heritage Month” ...Come Celebrate With Us   In observance of Polish Heritage Month, the Hudson...

Cost: $40 pp

Where:
Elk's Club
48 Prospect Street
Middletown, NY  10940
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Sponsor: Hudson Valley Polonaise Society
Telephone: 845-294-9254
Contact Name: Hilda Ellis

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Safe Harbors of the Hudson is currently seeking professional and amateur bakers for its annual Cupcake-a-Palooza bake-off event. The event will be held Saturday, October 25 from 12 – 4 p.m. in...

Cost: $5

Where:
Lobby at the Ritz Theater
107 Broadway
Newburgh, NY  12550
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Sponsor: Safe Harbors of the Hudson
Telephone: 845-784-1109

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If you are a baby boomer of a “certain age,” you might well remember watching Peter Pan (aka actress Mary Martin) flying around the Darling family nursery when that beloved...

Cost: $24-$26 evenings, $20 matinees

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Rte. 308
Rhinebeck, NY
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Telephone: 845-876-3080
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Edgy stand-up comedy — revolving around sex, relationships, and daily life — from the star of Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer.

Cost: $37.50-$45

Where:
Palace Theatre
19 Clinton Ave.
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-465-3334
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Known as "The Adirondack Harper," singer/songwriter Martha Gallagher's songs glide from blues to Latin grooves to classical, from Jazz to contemporary folk.  Wanda Fischer from WAMC says,...

Cost: Tickets are $21 advance ($18 members) and $26/$22 door.

Where:
Unison Arts Center
68 Mt. Rest Road
New Paltz, NY  12561
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Sponsor: Unison Arts Center
Telephone: 845-255-1559
Contact Name: Christine Crawfis
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Scott Bradlee is an interesting guy. Proclaiming that he wants to create “an alternate universe of popular song,” the pianist reworks well-known pieces of music in a variety...

Cost: $29

Where:
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
30 Second St.
Troy, NY  12180
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Telephone: 518-273-0038
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