Vassar College: Curator’s Gallery Talk, with Mary-Kay Lombino: The Twentieth-Century Galleries. 12 p.m. Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. (845) 437-5237; fllac.vassar.edu.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Curator’s Gallery Talk
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Bard College: Spiegeltent: Total Tango in the Spiegeltent; An Evening of Dance and Performance with Maestros Gustavo Naviera and Giselle Anne, artists associated with the global revival of Argentine Tango. Followed by music provided by tango musician Joe Powers and DJ Ilene Marder. Doors open at 6 p.m.; performance and instruction, 6:30 p.m. Dancing until 11 p.m. $25–$65. (845) 758-7900; fishercenter.bard.edu.
La Puerta Azul: Open Mic Night every Thursday. 8 p.m. 2510 U.S. Route 44, Salt Point. (845) 677-2985; www.lapuertaazul.com.
Re Institute:. Downstairs: Henry Klimowicz and Guy Walker. 1395 Boston Corners Road, Millerton. (518) 567-5359.
Friday, August 7, 2015
Bard Music Festival
Bard College: Bard Music Festival Weekend One, Panel One: Culture and National Identity: The Case of Mexico. Claudio Lomnitz, Aljandro L. Madrid, and Leonaroa Saavedra. Free. Olin Hall. 10 a.m.–12 p.m. (845) 758-7900; fishercenter.bard.edu.
Bard Music Festival
Bard College: Bard Music Festival Weekend One, Program One: Chávez and Mexico’s Musical Heritage. Music by Chávez and his contemporaries Manuel Ponce, Silvestre Revueltas, and others. Daedalus Quartet; Ava Pine, soprano; Anna Polonsky, piano; Erika Switzer, piano; Jason Vieaux, guitar; Orion Weiss, piano; American Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leon Botstein. Concert, 8:00 p.m.; Opening Night Dinner, Spiegeltent, 5:30 p.m. $25–$60. Sosnoff Theater, Fisher Center. (845) 758-7900; fishercenter.bard.edu.
Bard College: SummerScape Spiegeltent Cabaret: Mary Testa and Michael Starobin: Have Faith. 8:30 p.m. $25–$65. (845) 758-7900; fishercenter.bard.edu.
Bard College: SummerScape Spiegeltent: AfterHours: DJ Lady Bunny. Friday, August 7, and Saturday, August 8. 10 p.m.–12:30 a.m. $12, or free with a ticket to another same-day SummerScape performance. Mature audiences only. No one under age 18 admitted. (845) 758-7900; fishercenter.bard.edu.
Millbrook Free Library: Off the Wall Gallery August exhibit: Housatonic Camera Club. Through the month of August. 3 Friendly Lane at Franklin Avenue, Millbrook. (845) 554-3541.
Amenia Farmers’ Market: Farm-fresh produce, meats, eggs, charcuterie, cheeses, baked goods, jams, wool products, woodworking. 3 p.m.–7 p.m., year-round. Town Hall parking lot. (845) 373-4411; www.ameniafarmersmarket.com.
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies: Undergraduate Research Symposium: Twenty-Eighth Annual Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Symposium. Eleven students will present the results of their summer research projects. 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m. 2917 Sharon Turnpike (Route 44), Millbrook. www.caryinstitute.org.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Bard Music Festiva
Bard College: Bard Music Festival Weekend One, Program Two: The Parisian Influence. Music by Chávez, Dukas, Ravel, Rolón, Ponce, Milhaud, Poulenc, Stravinsky. Amphion String Quartet; Bradley Brookshire, harpsichord; Joseph Eletto, baritone; Benjamin Fingland, clarinet; Simon Ghraichy, piano; Ava Pine, soprano; Lance Suzuki, flute; Jason Vieaux, guitar; Brian Zeger, piano; Bard Festival Chamber Players. 1:30 p.m. Preconcert talk: Byron Adams, 1:00 p.m.$35. Olin Hall. (845) 758-7900; fishercenter.bard.edu.
Bard Music Festival
Bard College: Bard Music Festival Weekend One, Program Three: The Crossroads of Antifascism. Music by Chávez, Honegger, Revueltas, and Nancarrow. Jorge Federico Osorio, piano; American Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leon Botstein. 8 p.m.; Preconcert talk: Sergio Vela, 7 p.m. $25–$75. Sosnoff Theater, Fisher Center. (845) 758-7900; fishercenter.bard.edu.
Bard College: SummerScape Spiegeltent Cabaret: Suzanne Vega. 8:30 p.m. $25–$65. (845) 758-7900; fishercenter.bard.edu.
Hotchkiss Library of Sharon: Exhibition: works by Karen Lesage. Through August 31. 10 Upper Main Street, Sharon, CT. (860) 364-5041.
Dia:Beacon: Public tours on Saturdays, 1 p.m.; gallery talks on the second Saturday of every month, 2 p.m. 3 Beekman Street, Beacon. Events free with museum admission.
Kent Art Association Gallery: President’s Juried Show. Through September 7. 21 South Main Street (Route 7), Kent, CT. (860) 927-3989.
Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck: Saturday Morning Family Series: Once upon a Mattress, with Kids on Stage. Saturday, August 8, and Saturday, August 15. 11 a.m. Children, $7; adults and seniors, $9. (845) 876-3080; www.centerforperformingarts.org.
Millbrook Farmer’s Market: Vegetables, fruits, meats, baked goods, beauty products, craft artisans, and more. Music; craft table for children; game tables for chess, checkers, and backgammon. Rain or shine, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Tribute Garden parking lot, Front Street. (845) 592-2945; www.millbrooknyfarmersmarket.com.
Re Institute: Upstairs: Ghost of a Dream presents "...and I Feel Fine," with Bridget Batch, Lilly McElroy, Peter Segerstrom, Ashley Wick, Letha Wilson. Downstairs: Moira Kelly, Christen Owen, Ryan Frank. Through Saturday, September 12. Opening reception, Saturday, August 8, 6 p.m.–8 p.m., followed by a potluck dinner; music by Portable Sunsets, 9 p.m. 1395 Boston Corners Road, Millerton. (518) 567-5359.
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