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Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Children's acting lessons
New Milford, CT: TheatreWorks: On June 27 we will hold our brand new three day Audition/Acting Intensive which will focus on the fundamentals of acting, performance techniques for straight performance and musical theatre. Students will learn how to go from auditioning for the part, to getting the part, rehearsing the part, and finally performing the part.  This workshop will be led by instructor Anthony DePoto for students ages 9+. Classes meet  Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, June 27-29 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Tuition is $125. 860-350-6863  http://theatreworks.us/kids.php.

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Screening
Millerton: Millerton Library Annex: This is a screening of The American Revolution which was presented by Lincoln Center Kids on November 7, 2015. Recommended for ages 7+ With loads of laughs and ingenious storytelling, this cheeky troupe from Chicago brings our country’s epic origin story to life using their bodies, voices, and (pantomimed) cannons. Seven actors recreate the entire American fight for independence-all in just 50 minutes.6 pm. 518-789-3340  http://nemillertonlibrary.org
Roick
Salt Point: La Puerta Azul: The Chain Gang.
Ballet
Annandale: Bard, Sosnoff Theater: Dances at a Gathering by Robbins, and other works by Balanchine and Peck with all-live music; Peter Martins, Ballet Master in Chief. The centerpiece of this program is Dances at a Gathering, accompanied by 18 of Chopin's mazurkas, waltzes, and études. The piece premiered in 1969 and became an instant classic, hailed for its invention, virtuosity, and constantly shifting emotions. 7:30 pm. 845-758-7900  http://fishercenter.bard.edu/calendar/event.php?eid=132286&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_campaign=Monday_February_6_201
Concert
Katonah: Caramoor Center: Jason Vieaux with Escher String Quartet. Haydn  Quartet Op. 76, No. 6; Shostakovich  Quartet No. 9; Ginastera  Sonata, Op. 47; Boccherini  Quintet G. 448 “Fandango.” 8 pm. (914) 232-1252  https://www.caramoor.org

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Ballet
Annandale: Bard, Sosnoff Theater: Dances at a Gathering by Robbins, and other works by Balanchine and Peck with all-live music; Peter Martins, Ballet Master in Chief. The centerpiece of this program is Dances at a Gathering, accompanied by 18 of Chopin's mazurkas, waltzes, and études. The piece premiered in 1969 and became an instant classic, hailed for its invention, virtuosity, and constantly shifting emotions.  1  & 7:30 pm. 845-758-7900  http://fishercenter.bard.edu/calendar/event.php?eid=132286&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_campaign=Monday_February_6_201
Big Band Sound
Millbrook: Millbrook Bandshell: The Big Band Sound: “Favorites from the Big Band Era.” Sponsored by the Millbrook Arts Group. Free, 7 pm.  http://www.millbrookartsgroup.org
Percussion concert
Millerton: Music in the Library Annex: Terra Coda, made up of percussion artists John Marshall, Mark Ingram, Andrew Parker, Randy Steward, and Rick Quintanal, features both melody and rhythm, all performed on beautiful, handmade traditional instruments that capture the pulse of the Middle East, West Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, India and beyond, 7:30 pm. $5 suggested donation at the door. Refreshments available.   (518) 789-3340  nemillertonlibrary.org/
Art Exhibit
Hillsdale: Neumann Fine Art: A Canon of Beauty, group exhibition featuring Barry DeBaun in a group exhibition with other gallery artists opening Saturday July 1st, with an artist's reception at 5:30 pm. Since the beginning of modernism, and in today's postmodern era, the concept of beauty as a defining characteristic of art has not been in style.  Barry DeBaun is a realist painter in the academic tradition. Influenced by the Hudson River School and classical painters from Lawrence Alma-Tadema to William-Adolphe Bouguereau,  DeBaun makes paintings that are unabashedly beautiful in the commonly understood sense of the word.Through August 12 at Neumann Fine Art, 65 Cold Water St., Hillsdale, NY. Gallery hours are 11 - 4 Thursday - Sunday.  :  413-246-5776  www.neumannfineart.com,
Big Band Sound
Falls Village, CT: Music Mountain: Swingtime Big Band. Big Band Broadway. For their 10th Annual Music Mountain concert, Swingtime spotlights Broadway as the wellspring of the Great American Songbook, and also celebrates the 100th Birthdays of legendary artists Ella Fitzgerald, Dean Martin, Dizzy Gillespie and Buddy Rich! Gordon Hall, 6:30 pm. (860) 824-7126  http://musicmountain.org/2017-twilight-series/

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

Concert
Katonah: Caramoor Center: Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Bernard Labadie, conductor. All Mozart Program: Symphony No. 17 in G Major, K. 129; Concerto for Flute and Harp in C Major, K 299; Symphony in D Major, K. 196/121 “La finta giardiniera”; Mozart  Symphony No. 29 in A Major, K. 201. Venetian Theater, 4 pm with pre-concert talk at 3 pm.  914-232-5035  https://www.caramoor.org/events/all-mozart-orchestra-of-st-lukes/
Ballet
Annandale: Bard, Sosnoff Theater: Dances at a Gathering by Robbins, and other works by Balanchine and Peck with all-live music; Peter Martins, Ballet Master in Chief. The centerpiece of this program is Dances at a Gathering, accompanied by 18 of Chopin's mazurkas, waltzes, and études. The piece premiered in 1969 and became an instant classic, hailed for its invention, virtuosity, and constantly shifting emotions. 2 pm. 845-758-7900  http://fishercenter.bard.edu/calendar/event.php?eid=132286&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_campaign=Monday_February_6_201
Birding
Millbrook: Cary Institute: Join the Cary Institute and the Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club for walks on the grounds of the Cary Institute from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.The walk begins at the Cary West (Rt. 82) parking lot and proceeds along the fields and forests normally closed to the public. The events are free and open to the public.  http://www.caryinstitute.org/events/birding-cary-1
Chamber Music Concert
Falls Village, CT: Music Mountain: Peter Serkin and Anna Polonsky. Piano 4 Hands. Gordon Hall, 3 pm. All Tickets: $60 Bach: Chorale prelude ‘Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein’ in G Major, BWV 641 (1713-1715) Beethoven: 3 Marches, Op. 45 (1803) Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op. 52a (1868-1869) Schubert: Allegro in A Minor (“Lebensstürme”), D. 947 (1828) Schubert: Andantino varié in B Minor, D. 823 (1827) Schubert: Rondo in A Major, D. 951 (1828) (860) 824-7126  http://musicmountain.org/2017-chamber-series/

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Theater in HD
Millerton: Moviehouse: Anthony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare. Iqbal Khan returns to the RSC to direct, following his critically acclaimed productions of Othello (2015) and Much Ado About Nothing(2012). Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power. Now he has neglected his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Torn between love and duty, Antony’s military brilliance deserts him, and his passion leads the lovers to their tragic end. 7 pm. 518.789.3408  http://www.themoviehouse.net/index.php/showtimes#st_cn_s1

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Music Festival
Amenia:  CASCADE MOUNTAIN WINERY & RESTAURANT: 40th Anniversary Celebration. Widely acclaimed singer, songwriter, and musician, E’lissa Jones, will kick off Friday night’s entertainment followed by the legendary Advanced Phunk. Rain or shine. From 6-10 pm. Admission, $80; fireworks at 9:30 pm.  https://www.cascademt.com/pages/artists

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Art Opening
Millbrook: Merritt Bookstore: Join us on 7/8 for a wine and cheese reception to celebrate the opening of "Portraits in Pastel: Paintings by Laura Bleau," 2:30pm-2:30pm. Show runs July 1st-July 30th. 845-677-5857  eva@merrittbookstore.com
Music Festival
Amenia: CASCADE MOUNTAIN WINERY & RESTAURANT: will feature a star-studded lineup of artists: Jonathan Edwards, Kerri Powers, Cole Quest and The City Pickers, and Pete Muller. Cole Quest, Woody Guthrie’s grandson, will lead everyone in a tribute during the show, 3–10 pm. Rain or shine. Admission $80. Three day pass, $200.  https://www.cascademt.com/pages/artists
Children's author
Millbrook: Merritt Bookstore: Jacky Davis + David Soman, Author and illustrator of Ladybug Girl!. Coming to the Millbrook Farmer's Market with an early release of Jacky's new book,  Black Belt Bunny, 10:00am-12:00pm.    845 677 5857  eva@merrittbookstore.com
Documentary
Woodstock: At 9pm, the Woodstock Film Festival will present a special screening of the new Joe Cocker documentary JOE COCKER: MAD DOG WITH SOUL at Upstate Films in Woodstock. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director John Edginton, as well as Michael Lang, the co-creator of the 1969 Woodstock Music & Arts Festival, and Joe Cocker's manager, plus other surprise guests. John Edginton’s feature-length documentary portrays the turbulent life and unique talent of the late Joe Cocker who died from cancer at the age of 70 in Dec 2014.  http://woodstockfilmfestival.com/events/joecocker.php

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