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Saturday, May 25th, 2019

Concert
Millerton: Library Annex: Broad Street Chamber Players. Flutist Elizabeth Chinery has appeared as soloist with the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra and on the Bethesda Concert Series, Saratoga, NY.  A 36-year member of the Long Island Philharmonic, Jay Shulman is a cellist of the River Ensemble, and teaches and performs throughout the Hudson Valley.  David Smith is the Artistic Director and founder of Concerts in the Village, and directs its principal ensembles, the Broad Street Chorale and the Broad Street Orchestra. Doors open at 7:00 pm; concert at 7:30. $5 suggested donation at the door. Refreshments available.  518-789-3340  http://nemillertonlibrary.org/calendar/?cid=mc-30c031f3e51e7c50e805261ec0b01b82&month=5&yr=2019
Jazz Concert
Woodstock, NY: Woodstock Playhouse: Drawing inspiration from the original Woodstock Festival and the music that defined an era, pianist Mathis Picard brings together a host of today's top young artists straight from the forefront of today's NYC music scene for this tribute to the seminal music event that shook the world, just in time for its 50th anniversary!Come to the heart of Woodstock for an unforgettable night calling on the true spirit of Woodstock and the music of Joni Mitchell, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Jimi Hendrix and far beyond. 7:30 pm. (845) 679-6900  https://www.woodstockplayhouse.org/woodstock-reimagined-05-25-19
Documentary
Millerton: Moviehouse: Meeting Gorbachev: Special Screening. Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, sits down with filmmaker Werner Herzog to discuss his many achievements. Topics include the talks to reduce nuclear weapons, the reunification of Germany and the dissolution of his country. After these select screenings there will be a post-screening discussion led by Keith Moon. A member of the Hotchkiss School Faculty and an expert on Russia, Keith Moon has a B.A. in Russian language and literature from Dartmouth College and an A.M.in Russian area studies from Harvard University. Moon has visited Russia twenty times—first in 1983, two years before Gorbachev, includingthe summers of 1989, ‘90, and ‘91 – the major years in the Gorbachev story. Moon is currently giving a seminar at Noble Horizons based on Gorbachev: His Life and Times by William Taubman. Cast: Werner Herzog, Mikhail Gorbachev, Lech Wałęsa, George Shultz, James Baker Writers/Directors: Werner Herzog, Andre Singer. 6:30 pm.  http://www.themoviehouse.net/index.php/site/special_events

Sunday, May 26th, 2019

Documentary
Millerton: Moviehouse: Meeting Gorbachev: Special Screening. Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, sits down with filmmaker Werner Herzog to discuss his many achievements. Topics include the talks to reduce nuclear weapons, the reunification of Germany and the dissolution of his country. After these select screenings there will be a post-screening discussion led by Keith Moon(link is external). A member of the Hotchkiss School Faculty and an expert on Russia, Keith Moon has a B.A. in Russian language and literature from Dartmouth College and an A.M.in Russian area studies from Harvard University. Moon has visited Russia twenty times—first in 1983, two years before Gorbachev, includingthe summers of 1989, ‘90, and ‘91 – the major years in the Gorbachev story. Moon is currently giving a seminar at Noble Horizons based on Gorbachev: His Life and Times by William Taubman. Cast: Werner Herzog, Mikhail Gorbachev, Lech Wałęsa, George Shultz, James Baker. Writers/Directors: Werner Herzog, Andre Singer. 4 pm.  http://www.themoviehouse.net/index.php/site/special_events
Concert
Hillsdale, NY: Clarion Concerts: The Clarion Concerts board and Artistic Director Eugenia Zukerman have announced the spring gala of Clarion Concerts, a long-established cultural force in New York's Hudson Valley and more recently in the Berkshires, on Sunday, 26 May 2019 at 3pm. The event will mark the inauguration of a new incarnation of Clarion Concerts, which currently presents Leaf Peeper Concerts in the fall, and will now add springtime series Classics on Hudson to its musical lineup. The gala features performances by Ms. Zukerman, flute; Anthony Newman, piano and Helena Baillie, violin, in music of W.F., C.P.E. and J.S. Bach, G.F.Handel, and H. Biber. The event will be held in a private home in Hillsdale, NY. Tickets cost $75 and the proceeds will benefit both of Clarion Concerts' concert series. Directions to the event are provided with ticket purchase: Tickets to Clarion Concerts Benefit / 413-551-9901.

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Concert
Ancram: Ancram Opera House: STAGED DIVES: AN EVENING WITH STEW & HEIDI. The creative team of Stew and Heidi Rodewaldare at it again—this time devising a special musical event to premiere at Ancram Opera House.  Co-creators of the Tony, Drama Desk and Obie award-winning musical, Passing Strange(link is external), Stew and Heidi sing intimate versions of the songs they wrote for this critically acclaimed show as they've never been heard before—while telling never-before-heard stories about the wild and unlikely road they took from LA's dive bars to NYC's Broadway. 8:30 pm. (518) 329-0114  https://www.ancramoperahouse.org/staged-dives

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

NT Theatre Live in HD
Millerton: Moviehouse" NT Live: All About Eve by Joseph L Mankiewicz. Adapted and directed for the stage by Ivo van Hove. Starring: Gillian Anderson (X-Files, A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Downton Abbey, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again). All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been. But now there’s Eve. Lifting the curtain on a world of jealousy and ambition, this new production asks why our fascination with celebrity, youth, and identity never seems to get old. Adapted from the 1950 Twentieth Century Fox film by Joseph L Mankiewicz and the play “The Wisdom of Eve” by Mary Orr. Ivo van Hove directs this new stage version with set and lighting design from Jan Versweyveld, costume design by An D’Huys and music from double Mercury Prize-winner PJ Harvey, alongside Tom Gibbons’ sound design. Casting is by Julia Horan CDG. 7 pm. 518.789.3408  http://www.themoviehouse.net/index.php/site/special_events
Cinema
Hudson, NY: Basilica Hudson: Brainiac: Transmissions From Zero, a vibrant, explosive music documentary charting the meteoric rise and sudden end of a uniquely talented musical force. The film features interviews from the surviving band members and a slew of musicians including Basilica Hudson co-founder and director Melissa Auf der Maur, Fred Armisen, Steve Albini, Matt Berninger, Buzz Osbourne, Cedric Bixler-Zavala, and many more. Filmmaker Eric Mahoney will be joining us for a discussion following the screening. 7 PM, free.  https://basilicahudson.org/basilica-non-fiction-screening-series-brainiac-transmissions-after-zero/

Friday, May 31st, 2019

Concert
South Egremont, MA: The Egremont Village Inn: At this beautiful country inn, built in 1786 and on the National Register of Historic Places, the musicians of Next Festival 2019 will perform a house concert of chamber music, with a program they will curate themselves. Concert starts 7 PM and runs for one hour. Stay for a meet-and-greet reception with the artists following the concert. Admission is free; donations are welcome. RSVP on Eventbrite. 17 Main Street.

Saturday, June 1st, 2019

Concert
Annandale: Bard College: Escher String Quartet with guest violist Milena Pajaro-Van de Stadt. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart String Quartet No.23 in F major, K.590 Erich Wolfgang Korngold String Quartet No. 3, Op. 34. Antonín Dvořák String Quintet No.3, Op.97Sponsored by: Hudson Valley Chamber Music Circle. Olin Hall, 8 pm.  845-758-7900  http://fishercenter.bard.edu/events/escher-string-quartet/.
Concert
Amenia: Smithfield Church: Piano and Organ concert with noted Italian pianist Francesco Attesti and organist Matteo Galli, principal organist at Milan Basilica. Mozart, Rossini, Vivaldi. Including the American Premiere of a new dual arrangement of "Spring" and "Summer" with piano and organ from Vivaldi's famed Four Seasons. 656 Rte. 83. Suggested donation, $20. 4 pm. Meet and greet performers with refreshments afterwards.  http://www.thesmithfieldchurch.org
Concert
Hudson, NY: Hudson Hall: Catskill Jazz Factory presents Lades of the Blues Led by trumpeter Dominick Farinacci and featuring vocalist Shenel Johns and saxophonist Patrick Bartley Jr. Bessie, Billie, Nina and beyond. "A trumpeter of abundant poise" (New York Times) Dominick Farinacci leads "history in the making" (Boston Globe) vocalist and lady of the blues Shenel Johns in this modern retrospective of the legendary ladies of blues past and present. 327 Warren Street, Hudson, NY, 7 pm. (518) 822-1438  https://hudsonhall.org/catskill-jazz-factory-ladies-of-the-blues/
Wine labels
Millbrook: Millbrook Winery: Join us at the Millbrook Vineyards & Winery for the opening of the 2019 Art in the Loft Exhibit and Wine Label Competition. Take in the art,the beauty of Millbrook and vote on your favorite piece. Enjoy tastings of Millbrook wines and mingle with the artists. The winning artist will be announced in November.Participating Artists:Sean Bowen, Ellen Crimmins, Carolun Edlund, Pam Krimsky, Carol Loizides, Laura Martinez-Bianco, Holly Pierce, Karl Schmitz, Charlotte Tusch, Ilga Ziemins-Kurens. Free admission, 2-4 pm.    (845) 677-8383  http://www.millbrookwine.com
Concert
Falls Village, CT: Music Mountain: Orchestra of The Next Festival of Emerging Artists. Toshio Hosokawa  Hika for violin and string orchestra (2015 – U.S. premiere performances); Toru Takemitsu  Nostalghia for violin and string orchestra (1987); Aaron Jay Kernis  Sarabanda in Memoriam(2004); Reena Esmail  Teen Murti for string orchestra (2018); Peter Askim  New work for string orchestra (2019 – World premiere performances). Admission is free; donations will benefit the David M. Hunt Falls Village Library 7 pm.

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

Art in HD
Millerton: Moviehouse: n this little-known story of Van Gogh’s art we see just how important his study of Japan was. The film travels not only to France and the Netherlands but also to Japan to further explore the remarkable heritage that so affected Van Gogh and made him the artist we know of today. One cannot understand Van Gogh without understanding how Japanese art arrived in Paris in the middle of the 19th century and the profound impact it had on artists like Monet, Degas and, above all, Van Gogh. Visiting the new galleries of Japanese art in Paris and thrn creating his own image of Japan – through in-depth research, print collecting and detailed discussions with other artists – Van Gogh’s encounter with Japanese artworks gave his work a new and excitExhibition on Screen: Van Gogh & Japan. 6:30 pm. 518.789.3408  http://www.themoviehouse.net/index.php/site/special_events/exhibition_on_screen_van_gogh_japan

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

Ballet
Annandale: Bard College: The 2019 SBC Dance Presentation is the end of year extravaganza for the Saugerties Ballet Center, showcasing the talents of all the students. Each class will perform a dance, demonstrating their skills and accomplishments, based on their ages and levels. Full costume, lighting, and staging provide the student with the opportunity to experience a professional level performance and dance on the magnificent Fisher Center stage. The audience is treated to an enjoyable performance that smoothly intertwines the accomplishments of 3-year-olds to pre-professional dancers, from ballet to tap, modern to jazz with special highlights from the Ulster Ballet Company. Fisher Center, Sosnoff Stage, 3 pm and 5 pm. 845-758-6822  http://www.bard.edu/news/events/
Concert
Millerton: Library Annex: Songwriter Showcase. Hosted by Lance Middlebrook. Jeff Przech (‘Presh’) is an Americana/Country songwriter & musician from Connecticut. His influences range from Waylon Jennings & Kris Kristofferson to The Eagles & Bob Seger to Mark Knopfler & Colter Wall. Hillary Barleaux Richmond is a Brooklyn based mixed media freelance artist. With a multifaceted background in the music industry (production, vocals, songwriting, branding, and jingle writing) she also works in modeling and photography. Jeff Przech (‘Presh’) is an Americana/Country songwriter & musician from Connecticut. His influences range from Waylon Jennings & Kris Kristofferson to The Eagles & Bob Seger to Mark Knopfler & Colter Wall. Hillary Barleaux Richmond is a Brooklyn based mixed media freelance artist. With a multifaceted background in the music industry (production, vocals, songwriting, branding, and jingle writing) she also works in modeling and photography. Doors open at 7:00PM.  $5 suggested donation at the door.  Refreshments available.  (518) 789-3340  http://nemillertonlibrary.org
Party
Sharon, CT: Sharon Playhouse: Season Preview Show & Patio Cabaret. Hear cast members from the upcoming season singing. Tickets $20. 6:30 pm. 860-364-7469 X 200  https://triarts.secure.force.com/ticket#sections_a0F5A00000PKRpKUAX

Sunday, June 9th, 2019

Art Exhibit in HD
Millerton: Moviehouse: n this little-known story of Van Gogh’s art we see just how important his study of Japan was. The film travels not only to France and the Netherlands but also to Japan to further explore the remarkable heritage that so affected Van Gogh and made him the artist we know of today. One cannot understand Van Gogh without understanding how Japanese art arrived in Paris in the middle of the 19th century and the profound impact it had on artists like Monet, Degas and, above all, Van Gogh. Visiting the new galleries of Japanese art in Paris and thrn creating his own image of Japan – through in-depth research, print collecting and detailed discussions with other artists – Van Gogh’s encounter with Japanese artworks gave his work a new and exciting Exhibition on Screen: Van Gogh & Japan. 1 pm. 518.789.3408 http://www.themoviehouse.net/index.php/site/special_events/exhibition_on_screen_van_gogh_japan→

Friday, June 14th, 2019

Paper Art
Poughkeepsie: Poughkeepsie Open Studios: “Evanescent Paper” is a collaborative installation of small and large-scale collages, works on paper and prints by visual artists Jessica Baker and Monica d. Church. Located at the Arts Mid-Hudson Gallery, 696 Dutchess Turnpike, Suite F, Poughkeepsie, NY. Longtime friends and artistic colleagues, Jessica and Monica explore the meditative qualities underlying their artistic practices in an installation that will evolve and grow during the course of the month.The exhibit includes a free workshop, an opening reception, the Poughkeepsie Open Studios and scheduled work sessions in the gallery during which the artists will create and add new work to the installation. 5-7 pm.   https://www.facebook.com/ArtsMidHudson/?eid=ARDUmkQDnH_ZnhdZmCphYk0KIdBhU-xg034qm0VBQrIQk0XM7o0Qp5NvCsqZm4UPpzTSHvhSVPmSOKmc

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