Additional Arts & Culture Calendar

Thru July 22, 2017

Exhibit: “SUMMER SALON – MAKERS” GCCA Members Only Exhibit featuring original hand built crafts made by GCCA members. Openin Reception on June 3, from 5-7 p.m. at GCCA Catskill Gallery, 398 Main Street, Catskill, NY. www.greenearts.org. (Hats by Andrea Porrazzo-Nangle)

 

 

Thru July 30, 2017

Exhibit: SMALL WORKS EXHIBIT. Curated by artist Barbara L. Walter. Big Eye Gallery, 270 County Route 405, Greeneville, NY. 518-966-5833.

Thru August 20, 2017

(DEC) Exhibit: A DECLARATION OF SENTIMENTS: REFLECTIONS ON THE CENTENNIAL OF WOMEN’S RIGHT TO VOTE IN NEW YORK STATE. Opening reception June 3, 6 to 9 p.m. Gallery hours are Fridays: 4-7pm, Saturdays: 2-7pm, Sundays 1-4 pm and by appointment by calling (518) 421-3443 or emailing info@athensculturalcenter.org. Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second Street, Athens, NY Visit www.athensculturalcenter.org

 

 

Thru September 9, 2017

Exhibit: CATSKILL MOUNTAINS.  Paintings, drawings, photographs, collages, framed art and small sculpture depicting the Catskill Mountains. Opening Reception March 11, 2017, 5-7 pm. Frisbee Agency Gallery, 384B Main Street, Catskill, NY 12414

Thru October 29, 2017


Twilight In the Catskill

(CIP) Exhibit:  SANFORD R. GIFFORD IN THE CATSKILLS. American landscape painter and one of the leading members of the Hudson River School, Gifford credited Cole’s works with stimulating his interest in landscape painting. Thomas Cole National Historic Site. Tuesday-Sunday 10 am to 5pm. 218 Spring Street, Catskill, NY. Visit www.thomascole.org for info.

 

 

 

 

Thru October 2017

(CIP) Exhibit: The Five Wives of Zadock Pratt. Saturdays and Sundays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,  $5 admission. Zadock Pratt Museum, Main Street (14540 Route 23), Prattsville, NY.

Thru November 5, 2017

Exhibit & Events: OVERLOOK. Collaboration The Olana Partnership and the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Olana State Historic Site is located at 5720 State Route 9G in Hudson, NY.

July 5 to August 4 (Wednesdays)

(DEC) Youth Summer Enrichment Program: Get America Singing! With Alicia Jobson. Gather around the campfire, take out your guitar, and invite your neighbors over for a sing-a-long!Grade level 3-6. 9-11am. Community Life Church, 20 W. Main St., Catskil, NYl

July 6-16

(CIP) Theater:  THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS. Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm. Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street, Catskill, NY. General Admission $25, Students 21 and under $10. Discounted advance tickets at BrownPaperTickets.com or 800-838-3006. For more details and ticket information, visit BridgeSt.org.

 

 

July 7- August 4 (Fridays only)

Workshop: ACRYLIC PAINTING WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS WITH MARIANNE VAN LENT. Adults and teens ages 16 and up. 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. $125/$115 for ACC members. Limited to 12  participants. Bring your own supplies or use our paint and brushes and purchase canvases at cost at the workshop. Pre-registration is mandatory, enroll at info@athensculturalcenter.org. Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second Street, Athens, NY. Visit athensculturalcenter.org.

July 7 -28 (Fridays)

(DEC) Youth Summer Enrichment Program: Branding Yourself, Through a Sense of Place. This social media course will push your thinking to see more of the world around you, challenge you to take a deeper look at where you live and how to put your own “fingerprint” on your social media outlets. Led by Sarah Hasbrook & Melanie Hasbrook Grade level 5 & 6. 2-4pm. The Catskill Community Center, 344 Main St., Catskill, NY

July 7

Poetry Reading: PETER LAMBORN WILSON AND ANNE GORRICK. Curated by Tamas Panitz. 5 pm. FREE. Catskill Fine Art & Antiques, 410 Main Street in Catskill, NY.

(DEC) Concert: RED HAIRED STRANGERS. Landis Full Moon Concert Series at Landis Arboretum’s Meeting House Tickets are $10, with kids ages 12 and under free.  7-10 p.m. Visit www.landisarboretum.org or call 518-875-6935 for tickets and information.

(DEC) Performance: THE WEST FULTON PUPPET FESTIVAL. West Fulton Arts. 5-8 p.m at West Fulton Park and nearby venues, this two day event starts with a community potluck (Friday) and on… July 8: (DEC) Performance: THE WEST FULTON PUPPET FESTIVAL Food vendors, live music, workshops, crafts and more! 10 am-8 pm. Free. Visit www.westfultonarts.org.

July 8

(DEC) Workshop: LIFE DRAWING. The New Baltimore Conservancy Arts Program. In the barn at Longview Park in New Baltimore, NY. Saturday, July 29, 10AM-1PM. Fee: $5. Bring your favorite chair and equipment. For further information and to register go to www.newbaltimoreconservancy.org. Open to all adult artists.

Soliviy

(CIP) Concert: GOLDBERG VARIATIONS/VARIATIONS FEAT. Dan Tepfer. 23Arts Initiative. 8pm. Tickets: $25 at www.23Arts.org. Windham Civic Centre Concert Hall, 5379 NY-23, Windham, NY

 

 

 

 

(CIP) Annual Benefit Performance: Pilobous: Phototropic Dance. Catskill Mountain Foundation’s Annual Benefit with a special performance by Pilobous, whose mission is to create, perform and preserve dances, applying their own collaborative creative methods. . For reservations and info visit www.catskillmtn.org or call 518-263-2063.

(CIP) Concert: MAGICAL MOMENTS WITH MUSIC AT THE GRAZHDA. Music and Art Center of Greene County.  Grazhda Concert Hall on Route 23A Jewett, N.Y. (adjacent to the Ukrainian Church.)For additional information call 518-989-6479 or visit www.Grazhdamusicandart.org

Kids Workshop: FAIRY GARDEN DAY! with Chip Gallagher and Susie Brown. 10 am to noon. Registration Required at info@mtarboretum.org. Members FREE/Non members $10. .Mountain Top Arboretum, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville, NY. www.mtarboretum.org.

 

 

Hike: GIANT LEDGE DISCOVERY HIKE WITH PAUL MISKO. Mountain Top Historical Society.Bring lunch, drinks, rain jacket, and wear good hiking shoes. NO DOGS ​please. Level of difficulty; Moderate, about 5 miles total, with some steep and rocky places. Meet at 9:45 a.m. at the Giant Ledge trailhead parking area, located on Rt. 47, about 7.4 miles south of Rt. 28 in Big Indian. Register with at mthsdirector@mths.org or 518- 589-6657. Visit. www.mths.org.

July 9

(CIP) Concert: MOZART’S SPIRIT FROM HAYDN’S HANDS FEAT. Wayne Lee, Clancy Newman and Mike Lee. 23Arts Initiative. 11:30 am. Kaaterskill United Methodist Church, 5942 Main Street, Tannersville, NY. FREE. Visit www.23Arts.org

(DEC) Concert: THE UPPER CATSKILL STRING QUARTET performs “Let’s Dance!” at the Landis Arboretum, Esperance.  This production of “dance music through the ages” begins at 3 p.m and is free.  For additional information call 518-234-2259 or email gosselrj@midtel.net.

Event: CELEBRATION OF SPIRIT PROGRAM. 1- 2:30 pm enjoy exhibits, live music, circle dancing and demonstration in the beautiful outdoor gardens. 3-5 pm world renowned SISTER SHIVANI will be meeting the public and speaking on “Awakening our Golden Future” at Peace Village Retreat Center, 23A, Haines Falls, Hunter, NY. Register online for free ticket  at 518-589-5000 or bkawakening2017.org. Contributions accepted.

July 10-15

Kieran Jordan Sean-nos Dance

(CIP) Festival & Events: CATSKILL IRISH ARTS WEEK CELEBRATES” IRISH AMERICA IN THE ARTS” presented by The MJ Quill Irish Cultural and Sports Centre. Week of Irish music, song, dance, poetry, literature, storytelling and crafts at assorted venues throughout East Durham, NY. The Trad Fest is noon -7pm on Saturday, July 15. Tickets are available at the door to the evening Concerts, Ceili Dances, to the Great Barn Dance on Wednesday night and to the East Durham Trad Fest on Saturday. You do not have to register as a student to attend the events.  www.catskillsirishartsweek.com or  518-634-2286

 

 

 

July 10-August. 27

Exhibit: THE BIRD’S NEST by Dea Archbold. Opening reception July 13, 6-8pm. Blue Hill Gallery. Gallery hours  M-TH 8-7pm ; Sat. 1-5pm,  Fri. Aug 18 and 25  8-5pm. Free. Columbia-Greene Community College, 4400 Route 23, Hudson, NY.

July 11 to August 4 (Tuesdays)

(DEC) Youth Summer Enrichment Program:GRANDS CAMP INTERGENERATIONAL PORTRAIT PROJECT with Donna Christensen. Grade level 5 & 6 plus their Grandparent or favorite other elder. 3-5pm. Gallery Showing on August 5.Catskill Community Center, 344 Main St., Catskill

(DEC) Youth Summer Enrichment Program: ART FROM RECYCLABLES with Adam Billingslea. Grade level 3-6. Noon-2 pm. The Catskill Community Center, 344 Main St., Catskill

July  11, 18, 25 (Tuesdays)

Classes: PLEIN AIR MORNINGS WITH JIM COE. Guided plein air sessions at locations in the capitol region. Weekly outings through the summer;   includes a demonstration each week;      focus is on oils, but any medium okay, beginners welcome, pay as you go. Tuesdays  9 a.m. to noon. $40 per session. No preregistration required. Sign up for email and text announcements at  jim@jamescoe.com or 518 731-6981. View examples of his artwork, visit www.jamescoe.com.

July 12

Kids: BUTTERFLIES SMILES. In this fun workshop with artist Theresa Corrigan you will create your own large butterfly using  fabric gems and other fun art supplies . 1:30 to 2;30 pm. FREE. The Greenville Library, Greeneville, NY.

July 12 to September 10

(CIP) Exhibit: DEFY: The Women’s March on Washington. An exhibition of photos taken by Margaret Uhalde at the Women’s March. Opening reception on July 22.  The Kaaterskill Fine Arts & Crafts Gallery, Hunter Village Square, Hunter, NY. Gallery hours  Friday, Saturday, and Monday, from 10 am-4 pm, and Sunday, from 10 am-3 pm. Visit catskillmtn.org or call 518-263-2060 for more information.

 

 

July 14-16, 20-23

(DEC) Theater: THE HOLLER SESSIONS.  Written and performed by Frank Boyd and created in collaboration with NYC’s acclaimed theater company, the TEAM.  Staged as a live radio show, the play centers around one man’s burning obsession for American jazz. Ray, an explosive Kansas City DJ, broadcasts his love of jazz from his shoddy studio with an infectious passion for this uniquely American art form.  Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 7pm.  Ancram Opera House, 1330 County Route 7, Ancram, NY, www.ancramoperahouse.org.

 

 

July 14

(CIP) Artist Talk: BIRTH OF THE BIG BAND FEAT. Vince Giordano. 23Arts Initiative. 6pm. Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville, NY. FREE. Visit www.23Arts.org

Lecture:  THE JUSTINE L. HOMMEL MEMORIAL LECTURE: PRESENTATION ON WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE – JOHANNA TITUS.  Presented by Mountain Top Historical Society. 7pm at Twilight Park Clubhouse. Join author and MTHS Board Member, Johanna Titus, for an historic prospective of the Women’s Suffrage Movement. Register with at mthsdirector@mths.org or 518- 589-6657. Visit. www.mths.org.

(DEC)Event:  SCANDINAVIA IN FOLK TALES, SONG AND DANCE. Schoharie Colonial Heritage Association Performance at 6PM at Depot Lane Theater, Schoharie.  $5/per person or $15/family.  Contact SCHA 518.295.7505 or scha@midtel.net Scandinavian potluck to follow performance

July 15

(CIP) Concert: BIRTH OF THE BIG BAND FEAT. Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks with Veronica Swift. 23Arts Initiative. 8pm. Tickets: $25 at www.23Arts.org Windham Civic Centre Concert Hall, 5379 NY-23, Windham, NY.

(DEC) Event: SCANDINAVIA IN FOLK TALES, SONG AND DANCE. Schoharie Colonial Heritage Association. Culmination of a week-long vocal music camp. 4PM at Depot Lane Theater, Schoharie.  $5/per person or $15/family.  For additional information contact: SCHA 518.295.7505 or scha@midtel.net  Scandinavian folk dancing to follow performance.      

July 16

(DEC) Concert: UPPER CATSKILL STRING QUARTET performs “Let’s Dance!” 3PM and is free.  Call 518 234 2259 or gosselrj@midtel.net. Chalybeate Park, Sharon Springs

(CIP) Concert: SCHUBERT’S SONATA FEAT. Jonathan Yates. 23Arts Initiative. 11:30am. All Angels’ Church. Church Lane, Twilight Park, Haines Falls, NY FREE. Visit www.23Arts.org

(CIP) Tour: Bronck Family at Home in Pieter’s World – Building. Exploration of the dwellings built by Dutch settlers. Program offered in cellar of 1663 Bronck dwelling, Tours begin at 1pm & 3pm, Adults $7, GCHS Members & Children $3.50. Bronck Museum, Coxsackie, NY More info at www.gchistory.org or 518-731-6490.

(DEC) Concert: BECCA FRAME AND THE TALL BOYS. Music at the Mill presented by the Richmondville Historical Society at the Bunn Mill, Richmondville, NY. 6:30PM.  Free.

July 18

(DEC) Application Seminar: DECENTRALIZATION GRANT SEMINAR. Informational meeting regarding the 2018 Decentralization Grant program in Schoharie County, mandatory for all Schoharie County applicants. Tuesday, July 18, 6:30PM. Middleburgh Library, 323 Main Street, Middleburgh, NY. For more information, contact Grant Coordinator, Renee Nied at schoharieartsgrants@gmail.com or by calling 518-788-7265.

July 18-20

Kids Workshops: CUT AND PASTE COLLAGE for ages 7-11 at 12:30-2:30 pm. STOP MOTION VIDEO for ages 12 and up at 3:30-5:30 pm. FREE. Enroll at info@athensculturalcenter.org or 518-945-2136. Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second Street, Athens.

July 20-23

(CIP) Theater:  COPENHAGEN.  Rhinebeck Theatre Society. Thursday through Saturday nights at 7:30 pm, Sunday at 2 pm. Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street, Catskill, NY. Tickets are $20, $10 for students. For more details and ticket information, visit BridgeSt.org.

Workshop: CAPTURING RADIANT COLOR & LIGHT IN YOUR ART. Intensive plein air painting workshop in New Lebanon, NY with acclaimed artist Angela Manno. Workshop starts with dinner on Thursday the 20th and ends with lunch on Sunday, July 23rd. Commuter rate: $225; $500 for all accommodations, meals, taxes and fees. Beginners work in pastel. Materials not included. Advanced registration required. Registration deadline: July 6th. For further information and to register, go to: http:www.angelamanno.com/classes.php or call 970-275-1525.

July 21

(DEC) Dinner Cruise: JAZZ & SONG. A dinner cruise featuring standards from the Great America Songbook and smooth jazz by The Two of Us Productions aboard the Marika. Call Hudson Cruises at 888-764-1844 or visit www.HudsonCruises.com to make reservations.

(CIP) Artist Talk: THE MAGIC OF MAHALIA FEAT. Brianna Thomas. 23Arts Initiative. 6pm. Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville, NY. FREE. Visit www.23Arts.org

(CIP) Concert: JAZZ @ HATHAWAY: THE MAGIC OF MAHALIA FEAT. The Brianna Thomas Quintet. 23Arts Initiative. 8pm. Tickets: $25 at www.23Arts.org. Hathaway House, 791 Co Rd 25, Tannersville, NY

July 22

(CIP) Concert: MAGICAL MOMENTS WITH MUSIC AT THE GRAZHDA. Sounds of Spanish music. Grazhda Concert Hall on Route 23A Jewett, N.Y. (adjacent to the Ukrainian Church.). For additional information call 518-989-6479 or visit www.Grazhdamusicandart.org

NDI by Susan Haines

(CIP) Dance: NATIONAL DANCE INSTITUTE’S MOUNTAINTOP SUMMER RESIDENCY PERFORMANCE. Catskill Mountain Foundation. 7 pm. Orpheum Film & Performing Arts Center in Tannersville, NY.  For reservations and info visit www.catskillmtn.org or call 518-263-2063.

 

 

 

 

(CIP) Concert: WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR: THE SONGS OF DISNEY FEAT. The Ladybugs. 23Arts Initiative. 8pm Windham Civic Centre Concert Hall, 5379 NY-23, Windham, NY. Tickets: $25 at www.23Arts.org

July 22

Kids: STORY TIME IN THE SHADE with Maureen Garcia. We’ll be reading aloud nature inspired books and will create a one-of-a-kind craft, themed to the stories read that day. 10:30-11:30am. Free. Mountain Top Arboretum, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville, NY. www.mtarboretum.org.

 

 

July 23

(CIP) Concert: SIX STRINGS, SIX STORIES FEAT. Alex Wintz, Gabe Schnider & Martina DaSilva. 23Arts Initiative. 11:30am. All Souls’ Church, Junction of Co Rds 25 & 23C, Tannersville, NY. FREE ADMISSION. Visit www.23Arts.org

July 24

(DEC) Concert: UPPER CATSKILL STRING QUARTET performs “Let’s Dance!” This production of “dance music through the ages” begins at 4PM and is freeCall: 518 234 2259 or  gosselrj@midtel.net. Warnerville Methodist Church Social Hall, Warnerville, NY.

July 25-27

Kids Workshops: ROD PUPPETS for ages 7-11 at 12:30-2:30 pm. METAL TAPE AND WIRE MESH SCULPTURES for ages 12 and up at 3:30-5:30 pm. FREE. Enroll at info@athensculturalcenter.org or 518-945-2136. Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second Street, Athens, NY.

July 25

Kids:  COOKIE BOUQUET. In this cookie decorating workshop with culinary artist Theresa Corrigan using her tricks of cookie trade. Learn how to decorate different types of flowers you will learn how to layer icing and marbleize to add beauty and  dimension to your cookies. 1 to 2:30. FREE. The Greenville Library, Greeneville, NY.

July 26

(DEC) Concert: WINDS IN THE WILDERNESS CONCERT features classical and jazz music appropriate for all ages. 5 pm.  Suggested donation is $15.Children Free. Reception follows. Find Winds in the Wilderness Concerts on Facebook or call 518-329-1577. Church of St. John in the Wilderness, 261 Route 344, Copake Falls, N

July 28

(CIP) Artist Talk: FREEBIRD FEAT. Walking Distance .23Arts Initiative. 6pm. Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville, NY. FREE. Visit www.23Arts.org

(CIP) Concert: JAZZ @ HATHAWAY: YARDBIRD TO FREEBIRD FEAT. Walking Distance and Orrin Evans. 23Arts Initiative. 8pm. Tickets: $25 at www.23Arts.org. Hathaway House, 791 Co Rd 25, Tannersville, NY

(DEC) Theater Camp: SCANDINAVIA PLAYS AND PLAYWRIGHTS the Schoharie Colonial Heritage Association. 6PM at Depot Lane Theater, Schoharie.  $5/per person or $15/family.  For additional information contact: SCHA 518-295-7505 or scha@midtel.net

July 29-September 23

Exhibit: The Co-Lab Lab. An exhibit centered on collaboration. Opening Reception on Saturday July 29, 5-7 p.m. GCCA Gallery, 398 Main Street, Catskill, NY.  Gallery Hours: M-F 10-5, Sat. 12-5. FREE.  www.greenearts.org518-943-3400

July 29

(CIP) Dance:  BRIDGE STREET BELLY DANCE. Francesca Avani hosts an evening dedicated to the growing, evolving, art form that is Tribal Fusion Belly Dance, featuring artists from all over New York, New Jersey, and New Hampshire. 7:30 pm. Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street, Catskill, NY. Admission at the door is $25. Discounted advance tickets at BrownPaperTickets.com or 800-838-3006. Visit BridgeSt.org.

(CIP) Concert: Schubert: The Great Sonatas.  Performed by Shai Wosner. Catskill Mountain Foundation. 8 pm. at the Doctorow Center for the Arts. For ticketss and info visit www.catskillmtn.org or call 518-263-2063.

(CIP) Concert: BLUES AT THE ARBORETUM FEAT. The Human Hands. 23Arts Initiative. 2pm. Mountain Top Arboretum, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville, NY

FREE ADMISSION. Visit www.23Arts.org

(DEC) Event:  SCANDINAVIA PLAYS AND PLAYWRIGHTS. Schoharie Colonial Heritage Association. 6PM at Depot Lane Theater, Schoharie.  $5/per person or $15/family.  For additional information contact: SCHA 518-295-7505 or scha@midtel.net  Scandinavian desserts to follow performance.

(DEC) Performance Theater: BEFORE THE SUN AND MOON. The Landis Full Moon Concert Series presents: THE METTAWEE RIVER THEATER COMPANY  Tickets $5.  Kids 12 and under free.  8PM.  For tickets and information call 518-875-6935 or visit www.landis arboretum.or

(CIP) Concert: END OF THE ROAD: LATE WORKS FOR VIOLIN & PIANO FEAT. Colin Jacobsen and Jonathan Yates. 23Arts Initiative. 8pm. Tickets: $25 at www.23Arts.org. Windham Civic Centre Concert Hall, 5379 NY-23, Windham, NY

(CIP) Concert: MAGICAL MOMENTS WITH MUSIC AT THE GRAZHDA. A piano trio of three distinguished musicians. Grazhda Concert Hall on Route 23A Jewett, N.Y. (adjacent to the Ukrainian Church.) For additional information call 518-989-6479 or visit www.Grazhdamusicandart.org

(DEC) Workshop: LIFE DRAWING. The New Baltimore Conservancy Arts Program. In the barn at Longview Park in New Baltimore. Saturday, July 29, 10AM-1PM. Fee: $5. Bring your favorite chair and equipment. For further information and to register go to www.newbaltimoreconservancy.org. Open to all adult artists.

(DEC) Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise: WHO-DUNIT? food & fun aboard the MARIKA with the Two of Us Productions. Sailing from the Hudson Public Dock in Hudson, NY. Call Hudson Cruises at 888-764-1844 or visit www.HudsonCruises.com to make reservations.

July 29

Hike:  ALL ALONG THE ESCARPMENT the Rip Van Winkle Hikers will explore the Catskills Escarpment, the eastern edge of the dissected Catskill plateau overlooking the Hudson Valley, with several coordinated hikes designed to suit a wide range of abilities and interests. Mountain Top Historical Society. Hikers will meet at the MTHS campus in Haines Falls at 8:30 a.m. Register with at mthsdirector@mths.org or 518- 589-6657. Visit. www.mths.org.

Concert Outdoors: SAM REIDER & THE HUMAN HANDS. 23Arts Initiative brings music to Mountain Top Arboretum.  2 – 3:30 pm FREE. Mountain Top Arboretum, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville, NY. www.mtarboretum.org.

 

 

 

New Realm Christine Hales

July 29 & 30

Exhibit & Sale: GARDENS AND LANDSCAPES-A POP UP GALLERY. Photograph by Mick and paintings by Christine Hales. July 29, from 4-7 pm and July 30, from 2-5 pm. 605 Warren Street, 2nd Fl., Hudson, NY. Visit www.christinehalesfineart.com  and  www.mickhales.com

 

 

 

July 30

(CIP) AMERICANA MEETS THE AMERICAN SONGBOOK FEAT. The Human Hands. 23Arts Initiative. 11:30am. Haines Falls Methodist Church, 45 N Lake Road, Haines Falls, NY.FREE. Visit www.23Arts.org

July 31 -August 11

(CIP) Workshop: FOLK SINGING FOR CHILDREN (age 4-10) with instructors Anna Bachynsky and Melanie Serbay. All courses and workshops are open to children age 10 and up and to adults.  Please register by July 15th. All courses and workshops are open to children age 10 and up and to adults. Call Melanie at 518-263-4670 or e-mail melanieserbay@yahoo.com. Music and Art Center of Greene County.

July 31- August 4

(CIP) Workshop: EMBROIDERY with instructor Lubov Wolynetz Please register by July 15th. All courses and workshops are open to children age 10 and up and to adults. Call Melanie at (518)263-4670 or e-mail melanieserbay@yahoo.com. Music and Art Center of Greene County.

(CIP) Two-day workshop: UKRAINIAN RAG-DOLLS (MOTANKY) making with instructor Olena Martyniuk. For additional information call (518)989-6479 or visit www.Grazhdamusicandart.org. All courses and workshops are open to children age 10 and up and to adults. Call Melanie at (518)263-4670 or e-mail melanieserbay@yahoo.com. Music and Art Center of Greene County.

August 1-3

Kids Workshops: 3-D SCULPTURES for ages 7-11 at 12:30-2:30 pm.  SURREALISTIC/STEAM PUNK COLLAGEs for ages 12 and up at 3:30-5:30 pm. FREE. Enroll at info@athensculturalcenter.org or 518-945-2136. Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second Street, Athens, NY.

August 2 – 3

(CIP) Two day workshop: PETRYKIVKA FOLK PAINTING with instructor Olena Martyniuk. For additional information call (518)989-6479 or visit www.Grazhdamusicandart.org. All courses and workshops are open to children age 10 and up and to adults. Call Melanie at (518)263-4670 or e-mail melanieserbay@yahoo.com. Music and Art Center of Greene County.

August 4-5, 11-12

(DEC) Theater: WE’RE GONNA DIE.  Written by Young Jean Lee with original music by Young Jean Lee, Tim Simmonds, Mike Hanf, Nick Jenkins, and Benedict Kupstas.  Part pop/indie rock cabaret, part storytelling—a life affirming show about one thing we all have in common.  Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm.  Ancram Opera House, 1330 County Route 7, Ancram, NY, www.ancramoperahouse.or

August  4, 22, 29 (Tuesdays)

Classes: PLEIN AIR MORNINGS WITH JIM COE. Guided plein air sessions at locations in the capitol region. Weekly outings through the summer;   includes a demonstration each week;      focus is on oils, but any medium okay, beginners welcome, pay as you go. Tuesdays  9 a.m. to noon. $40 per session. No preregistration required. Sign up for email and text announcements at  jim@jamescoe.com or 518 731-6981. View examples of his artwork, visit www.jamescoe.com.

August 4

(CIP) Artist Talk: HOLLYWOOD & VINE, JAZZ GOES WEST FEAT. Aaron Johnson & Veronica Swift. 23Arts Initiative. 6pm. Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville, NY. FREE. Visit www.23Arts.org

(CIP) Concert: JAZZ @ HATHAWAY: HOLLYWOOD & VINE, JAZZ GOES WEST FEAT. the Aaron Johnson Ensemble with Veronica Swift.  23Arts Initiative. 8pm. Tickets: $25 at www.23Arts.org. Hathaway House, 791 Co Rd 25, Tannersville, NY.

August 5

(CIP) Music:  I WON’T DANCE – STEVE ROSS SINGS AND PLAYS FRED ASTAIRE. The legendary Steve Ross hits the stage of Catskill’s Bridge Street Theatre for a one-night-only tribute to the immortal Fred Astaire. 8 pm, Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street, Catskill, NY. Discounted advance tickets at BrownPaperTickets.com or 800-838-3006. Tickets sold at the door one half hour prior to the performance on a space available basis – $25/$10 for students. Visit BridgeSt.org

(CIP) Concert: MAGICAL MOMENTS WITH MUSIC AT THE GRAZHDA. The Cheres Folk Orchestra. Grazhda Concert Hall on Route 23A Jewett, N.Y. (adjacent to the Ukrainian Church.) For additional information call 518-989-6479 or visit www.Grazhdamusicandart.org

Kids: STORY TIME IN THE SHADE with Maureen Garcia. We’ll be reading aloud nature inspired books and will create a one-of-a-kind craft, themed to the stories read that day. 10:30-11:30 am. Free. Mountain Top Arboretum, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville, NY. www.mtarboretum.org

Block Party: 5th Annual Event: Hunter Fire Company No.1. DJ & live music by 90 Proof. 3-10 pm. Games, food, beverages, music, and more! Free. Bridge Street, Hunter, NY.

August 6

(CIP) Concert:  THE SPIRITUAL SIDE OF DUKE featuring the John Lumpkin Septet. 23Arts Initiative. 11:30am. Kaaterskill United Methodist Church, 5942 Main Street, Tannersville, NY FREE. Visit www.23Arts.org

 August 7-10

(CIP) Worskshop: HAND-MADE UKRAINIAN FOLK CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS with instructor Lubov Wolynetz. For additional information call (518)989-6479 or visit www.Grazhdamusicandart.org. All courses and workshops are open to children age 10 and up and to adults. Call Melanie at (518)263-4670 or e-mail melanieserbay@yahoo.com. Music and Art Center of Greene County.

(CIP) Workshop: EASTER EGGS (PYSANKY) making. For additional information call (518)989-6479 or visit www.Grazhdamusicandart.org. All courses and workshops are open to children age 10 and up and to adults. Call Melanie at (518)263-4670 or e-mail melanieserbay@yahoo.com. Music and Art Center of Greene County.

August 8-10

Kids Workshops: BUILD SCULPTURES WITH PAPER MACHE for ages 7-11 at 12:30-2:30 pm. PRINTMAKING WITH GELLI PLATES for ages 12 and up at 3:30-5:30 pm. FREE. Enroll at info@athensculturalcenter.org or 518-945-2136. Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second Street, Athens, NY.

August 11

(CIP) Artist Talk: SONGS OF PROTEST & RECONCILIATION FEAT. The Vuyo Sotashe Ensemble. 23Arts Initiative. 6pm. Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville, NY. FREE. Visit www.23Arts.org

(CIP) Concert: SONGS OF PROTEST & RECONCILIATION FEAT. the Vuyo Sotashe Ensemble. 23Arts Initiative. 8pm. Tickets: Suggested $25 donation at www.23Arts.org. Last Chance Tavern, 6009 Main Street, Tannersville, NY

(DEC) Concert: HOLLY AND EVAN BAND.The Landis Full Moon Concert Series. Landis Arboretum’s Meeting House Tickets $10.  Kids 12 and under free.  7-10 pm.  For tickets and info call 518 875 6935 or www.landis arboretum.org

(DEC) Dance Workshops: GOING TO SCANDINAVIA IN MUSIC AND DANCE. Schoharie Colonial Heritage Association. 6PM at Depot Lane Theater, Schoharie.  $5/per person or $15/family.  For additional information contact SCHA .518-295-7505 or scha@midtel.net.

August 11-13

(CIP) Music Festival: HEADED FOR THE HILLS MUSIC FESTIVAL: the Prattsville Art Center & Residency presents their second annual music festival highlighting diversity, featuring dozens of musicians, art and craft vendors, workshops, and food! Lineup TBA. Friday through Sunday. Multiple locations in Prattsville, NY. FREE. Visit www.prattsvilleart.org for more information.

 

 

August 12, 13 and 19, 20

Ocean Tangle by Tasha Depp

GCCA Benefit: “58 SNAKE” AN ART INSTALLATION. Artists’ Reception Saturday, August 12, 2-5 pm and Sponsored by HOUSE Hudson Valley Realty www.househudsonvalley.com. $20 GCCA Members/$25 General Admission. Exhibit continues on August 13, and 19, 20 from noon to 5 pm. Admission $10 suggested donation. Featuring Artists Andrew Cannon, Tasha Depp, Lauren Drescher, Kico Govantes, Valerie Hammond, Jared Handelsman, Laleh Khorramian, Portia Munson, Kiki Smith and Emma Thomas. 58 Snake Road, just off RT 23B, Catskill, NY 12414. Tickets & info at www.greenearts.org, gcca@greenearts.org; 518-943-3400.

 

 

 

August 12

(CIP) Music:  JUNGLE GYM JAM. Acoustic duo “Jersey Jason” and “Awesome Amy” perform their own brand of “kindie rock” with plenty of interactivity for little people and their grown-ups to enjoy together. Singin’, dancin’, puppets, and all kindsa fun! 2 pm, Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street, Catskill, NY. General Admission $10, Kids ages 2-12 $5; Kids age 1 and under FREE! Visit BridgeSt.org.

(DEC) Event: GOING TO SCANDINAVIA IN MUSIC AND DANCE. Schoharie Colonial Heritage Association..  $5/per person or $15/family.  6PM at CE building behind the Schoharie United Presbyterian Church on Main Street, Schoharie Call SCHA 518-295-7505 or scha@midtel.net An ice cream social follows this performance

(CIP) Concert: CLARINET CUBED: TRIOS BY BEETHOVEN, BRAHMS & BEAT FURRER FEAT. Carol McGonnell, Clancy Newman & Jonathan Yates. 23Arts Initiative. 8pm. Tickets: $25 at www.23Arts.org. Windham Civic Centre Concert Hall, 5379 NY-23, Windham, NY

(CIP) Fundraiser Event: Pieter at the Crossroads Fundraiser. Join us for an evening at Crossroads Brewery in Athens and enjoy Pieter’s special brew. More info at www.gchistory.org or 518-731-6490.

(CIP) Concert: Gifted Young Musicians World-wide attend Manhattan in the Mountains. Faculty Concert. Catskill Mountain Foundation. 8 p.m. at the Doctorow Center for the Arts in Hunter village, NY. For tickets and info visit www.catskillmtn.org or call 518-263-2063.

(CIP) CHILDREN’S CONCERT. 7 p.m. .All courses and workshops are open to children age 10 and up and to adults. For additional information call 518-989-6479 or visit www.Grazhdamusicandart.org.Music and Art Center of Greene County

Kids: STORY TIME IN THE SHADE with Maureen Garcia. We’ll be reading aloud nature inspired books and will create a one-of-a-kind craft, themed to the stories read that day. 10:30-11:30am. Free. Mountain Top Arboretum, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville, NY. www.mtarboretum.org.

 

 

 

Hike: THATCHER STATE PARK. NYS Museum geologist Chuck Ver Straeten and Thacher Park naturalist Nancy Engel will co-lead a 3 hour hike through John Boyd Thacher State Park in Voorheesville. Meet at the Thatcher Park Visitors Center at 10:30 a.m. for an 11:00 a.m. start. Bring a lunch, water and wear good hiking shoes. NO dogs please. Register with Mountain Top Historical Society at mthsdirector@mths.org or 518- 589-6657. Thatcher Park has reinstated a $6.00 per car parking fee. Visit. www.mths.org

August 12-October 29

(CIP) Exhibit: KIKI SMITH / Solo Exhibition in conjunction with OPEN HOUSE. Opening Reception August 12, 5-7 pm. Thomas Cole National Historic Site. 218 Spring Stret, Catskil, NY. www.thomascole.org.

August 13

(DEC) MasterClass: 11TH ANNUAL HUDSON JAZZ WORKSHOP MASTERCLASS with FREDDIE BRYANT. 10:30 am-12:30 pm.. Hudson Jazzworks Studio, 338 Kipp Road, Hudson, NY. $10 Adults, Free to Students, Advance reservation required with Armen Donelian, 518-822-1640, info@hudsonjazzworks.org. Visit www.hudsonjazzworks.org.

(DEC) Talk & Concert: 11TH ANNUAL HUDSON JAZZ WORKSHOP CONCERT. 4 pm-Pre-concert Meet the Artists’ Talk and at 4:30 pm a concert with Freddie Bryant, Armen Donelian, Marc Mommaas and Participants of the 11th Annual Hudson Jazz Workshop. Hudson Hall at Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren Street, Hudson, NY. $20 Adults, $16 Seniors & HOH members, Free to Students. Contact: Sage Marie Carter at sage@hudsonoperahouse.org or 518-822-1438. Visit www.hudsonoperahouse.org.

(CIP) Opera: IN SEARCH OF DESDEMONA – Truth Surfaces from the Unexpected. , at 1:00 PM in the Altamura Center for the Arts, 404 Winter Clove Rd, Round Top, NY. For reservations and further information, please call 201-863-8724 or write to     icpainc@optonline.net or www.altocanto.org

(DEC) Concert: STILL HOLLER. Music at the Mill performs.  The band plays Appalachian, western swing, bluegrass and original music. 6:30PM.  Free.  Presented by the Richmondville Historical Society at the Bunn Mill, Richmondville

 (CIP) Concert: POPS & PIANO FEAT. Chris Pattishall & Alphonso Horne. 23Arts Initiative.11:30am.Skip & Anne Pratt’s home, Santa Cruz. Twilight Park, Haines Falls, NY. FREE. Visit www.23Arts.org

(CIP) Music:  HEARTS CONTENT ENSEMBLE. This accomplished local ensemble – all members of the Catskill Chamber Orchestra – returns for a third visit to Bridge Street Theatre with an intimate afternoon of exquisite salon classics. 2 pm, Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street, Catskill, NY. General Admission $15, Students 21 and under $10. Advance tickets at BrownPaperTickets.com or 800-838-3006. Tickets sold at the door one half hour prior to the performance on a space available basis. Visit BridgeSt.org.

August 18

Talk: HISTORICAL TRIVIA QUIZ BY PAUL MISKO. Mountain Top Historical Society Enjoy learning some little known facts about local history as contestants match wits with each other and the host.  Stay afterward for dessert and informal history chatter.  7:00 p.m. at the U&D Train Station in Haines Falls. $5.00 donation. Register with at mthsdirector@mths.org or 518- 589-6657. Visit. www.mths.org.

August 19 & 20

Pileated Woodpecker by Portia Munson. Print.

GCCA Benefit: “58 SNAKE” AN ART INSTALLATION. noon to 5 pm. Admission $10 suggested donation. Featuring Artists Andrew Cannon, Tasha Depp, Lauren Drescher, Kico Govantes, Valerie Hammond, Jared Handelsman, Laleh Khorramian, Portia Munson, Kiki Smith and Emma Thomas. 58 Snake Road, just off RT 23B, Catskill, NY 12414. Tickets & info at www.greenearts.org, gcca@greenearts.org; 518-943-3400.

 

 

 

 

 August 19

(DEC) Cabaret: BARB JUNGR IN A HARD RAIN:  the songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen.  Saturday, 8:30 p.m.  Ancram Opera House, 1330 County Route 7, Ancram, NY, www.ancramoperahouse.org

(CIP) Concert: MAGICAL MOMENTS WITH MUSIC AT THE GRAZHDA. Pianist Pavlo Gintov will play works by Schumann and Bortkewicz. Grazhda Concert Hall on Route 23A Jewett, N.Y. (adjacent to the Ukrainian Church.) For additional information call 518-989-6479 or visit www.Grazhdamusicandart.org

(CIP) Concert: GERSHWIN & GUTHRIE FEAT. Sam Reider & Future Folk Musik. 23Arts Initiative. 8pm. Tickets: $25 at www.23Arts.org. Windham Civic Centre Concert Hall, 5379 NY-23, Windham, NY

(DEC) Application Seminar: DECENTRALIZATION GRANT SEMINAR. Informational meeting regarding the 2018 Decentralization Grant program in Schoharie County, mandatory for all Schoharie County applicants. Saturday, August 19, 11AM. Cobleskill Library, 110 Union Street, Cobleskill, NY. For more information contact Grant Coordinator, Renee Nied at schoharieartsgrants@gmail.com or by calling 518-788-7265.

(CIP) Music:  STEPHEN CLAIR. This Beacon-based musician, driving force behind Local 845 and the Beacon Music Factory, heads north with his band for a very special evening of music making. 7:30 pm, Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street, Catskill, NY. General Admission $20, Students 21 and under $10. Advance tickets at BrownPaperTickets.com or 800-838-3006. Tickets sold at the door one half hour prior to the performance on a space available basis. Visit BridgeSt.org.

(CIP) Fundraiser Event: Tavern Night at the Bronck Museum. Enjoy an evening featuring Pieter’s brew crafted by Crossroads Brewery and period tavern fare served by costumed interpreters in a recreated 17th century Dutch tavern, 7pm, Tickets $30, advanced sale tickets $25, Reservations limited, Bronck Museum, Coxsackie, NY More info at www.gchistory.org or 518-731-6490.

August 25

(DEC) Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise: food & fun aboard the MARIKA with the Two of Us Productions. Sailing from the Hudson Public Dock in Hudson, NY. Call Hudson Cruises at 888-764-1844 or visit www.HudsonCruises.com to make reservations.

August 26

(CIP) Concert: Hot & Sweet. Bumper Jacksons to perform at the Doctorow Center for the Arts.  Hunter Village, NY. Catskill Mountain Foundation. For reservations and info visit www.catskillmtn.org or call 518-263-2063.

(CIP) Concert: MAGICAL MOMENTS WITH MUSIC AT THE GRAZHDA. Ukrainian art songs sung by soprano Sofia Soloviy soloist of the Rome Theatro dell’ Opera. Grazhda Concert Hall on Route 23A Jewett, N.Y. (adjacent to the Ukrainian Church.) For additional information call 518-989-6479 or visit www.Grazhdamusicandart.org

Open House: MOUNTAIN TOP HISTORICAL SOCIETY.ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE is adding a new feature: Rip’s Country Bazaar with antiques, crafts, and a flea market. Live music by the 77th Regimental Balladeers under the direction of John Quinn. Open Archives, the historic Ulster and Delaware Railroad Station,& photo exhibit,activities for children, and the popular Kaaterskill Rail Trail which you can follow on a 1.5 mile hike to the Kaaterskill Falls viewing platform. Food will be available to help you enjoy the day. The day will begin at 10 am- 5 p.m.  Visit. www.mths.org.

August 27

(CIP) Theatre: SOUTH: A NAUTICAL MUSICAL. A concert reading of Carmen Borgia’s nautical yarn for grown-ups set in the 1860s. Pirates, well-adjusted lesbian cannibals, an over-caffeinated monk, a dealer in curious religious artifacts, and … well, we wouldn’t want to spoil it. 2 pm, Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street, Catskill, NY. General Admission $15, Students 21 and under $10. Advance tickets at BrownPaperTickets.com or 800-838-3006. Tickets sold at the door one half hour prior to the performance on a space available basis. Visit BridgeSt.org

September 6

(DEC) Application Seminar: DECENTRALIZATION GRANT SEMINAR. Informational meeting regarding the 2018 Decentralization Grant program in Schoharie County, mandatory for all Schoharie County applicants. Wednesday, September 6, 6PM. For more information, contact Grant Coordinator, Renee Nied at schoharieartsgrants@gmail.com or by calling 518.788.7265.

September 16: SAVE THE DATE! GCCA Annual Garden Party! Noon to 5 PM. Late Summer buffet luncheon, craft beer & wine, Live Auction and LIVE Music!  live Auction at 3 PM. Beattie Powers Place, Prospect & Bridge Street Intersection, Catskill. www.greenearts.org for tickets and info. 518-943-3400.

September 19-October 24 (Tuesdays)

(DEC) Workshop: ORGANIC FORMS IN WATERCOLOR with instructor Ruth Leonard from 5:30-7:30PM. Materials provided, max of 15 students, for young adults through adults. Heermance Memorial Library, 1 Ely Street, Coxsackie, NY 12051. Online sign up available at heermancelibrary.org.

September 22-24

Devised Theater: PERFORMING OLANA: Frederic Church Living His Art.  Conceived & created by Darrah Cloud, Jeffrey Mousseau & Paul Ricciardi and written by Darrah Cloud and produced by the Ancram Opera House.  A newly devised theater performance to take place on the grounds of Frederic Church’s Olana. The piece draws inspiration from the artist’s painting, letters, family life and the celebrated landscape and is presented as an immersive experience in which performer and audience journey together into Church’s art.  September 22-24:  Friday at 6pm, Saturday & Sunday at 2pm, 4pm and 6pm.  Olana, 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY. www.olana.org

September 23, 2017

(DEC) Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise: food & fun aboard the MARIKA with the Two of Us Productions. Sailing from the Hudson Public Dock in Hudson, NY. Call Hudson Cruises at 888-764-1844 or visit www.HudsonCruises.com to make reservations.

October 6 & 7- ArtFashion

Image courtesy of Ilan.

GCCA hosts ArtFashion with Patrica Fields. Two runway shows (Friday & Saturday) and an all-day shopping with regional vendors on Saturday, October 7. Dance Party! Q&A with Patrica Fields. Watch for updates and tickets to runway shows. greenearts.org adn 518-943-3400. A benefit for GCCA!

 

 

 

 

October 7

Dancers responding to Aids: HUDSON VALLEY DANCE FESTIVAL at Catskill Historic Point. 2 Shows. Tickets and information at www.dradance.org/hudson-valley-dance-festival-2017

October 21

(DEC) Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise: the last cruise of the season, aboard the MARIKA with the Two of Us Productions. Sailing from the Hudson Public Dock in Hudson, NY. Call Hudson Cruises at 888-764-1844 or visit www.HudsonCruises.com to make reservations.

November 5

(DEC) Performance: STRINGS & VOICES. Upper Catskill String Quartet and New Day. Featuring Beethoven String Quartet and selections by new Day-Voices of Schoharie County. 3 PM. FREE. St. Vincent Catholic Church, Cobleskill, NY Tickets at gosselrj@midtel.net or 518-234-2259

 November 17, 18 & 19

(DEC) Musical: THE MUSIC MAN. Theater Project of Schoharie County. Directed by Cherie Stevens. Friday & Saturday at 7 p.m. & Sunday 2 p.m., Golding Middle School Auditorium. Tickets are $10 Adults , $7 children, students & seniors and available at door or call to reserve at 518-231-6225. For more information musicrazy952@yahoo.com or www.theaterproject.org.

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