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Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Cinema
Hudson: Basilica Hudson: Operating at the intersection of fiction and documentary, Stranger in Paradise reflects on the power relations between Europeans and refugees in a candid fashion.The film is the debut feature by Guido Hendrikx. Developed in his native Netherlands but shot in Italy, “Stranger in Paradise” offers three takes on immigration, first from an aggressive right-wing tabloid perspective, then from a more humane, liberal stance. Finally, a classroom of real-life migrants are told how their cases may yet be handled. 110 Hudson St. 8 pm. Tickets $5-10.  http://basilicahudson.org/basilica-non-fiction-screening-series-stranger-paradise/
Musical
Sharon, CT: Sharon Playhouse: In 1957 Meredith Willson's The Music Man opened on Broadway and the rest is history. To celebrate it's 60th anniversary as an American classic the Sharon Playhouse and director Morgan Green invite you to experience The Music Man as you've never seen it. The story of a lovable conman who warms his way into the heart of small town America has never been more relevant. Tickets, $30 & 40. 2 & 7pm. 5183981634 https://triarts.secure.force.com/ticket→

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Climate Change
Millbrook: Cary Institute: Climate Change: How to Make Progress in an Era of Alternative Facts. Woods Hole Research Center president Philip Duffy will discuss new developments in science that underscore the urgency of prompt and effective action against climate change, and what role states and cities can do to achieve progress. 2801 Sharon Turnpike (Route 44), 7 pm. (845) 677-5343  http://www.caryinstitute.org/events/climate-change-how-make-progress-era-alternative-facts
Musical
Rhinebeck: Center for Performing Arts: Thoroughly Modern Mille.Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie, based on the Academy Award-winning film, reflects  the height of the Jazz Age in NYC, when flappers were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, entering the workforce and rewriting the rules of love. This high-spirited musical romp is a delightful valentine to the long-standing spirit of New York City and the people seeking to discover themselves there.  Music by Jeanine Tesori, lyrics by Dick Scanlan, book by Richard Morris and Scanlan. Directed by Kevin Archambault, Musical Direction by Paul & JoAnne Schubert, Produced by Diana di Grandi for Up In One Productions. 8 pm. (845) 876-3080  http://www.centerforperformingarts.org/all-shows-sp-1131460608/item/thoroughly-modern-millie→
Concert
Annandale: Bard College: Chopin and His World. New York Wind Symphony. Gounod, The Petite Symphonie for Winds; Berlioz, Grande Symphonie funebre et triumophale. Tickets $25-40, Sosnoff Theater, 5 pm.  845-758-7900  http://fishercenter.bard.edu
Musical
Sharon, CT: Sharon Playhouse: In 1957 Meredith Willson's The Music Man opened on Broadway and the rest is history. To celebrate it's 60th anniversary as an American classic the Sharon Playhouse and director Morgan Green invite you to experience The Music Man as you've never seen it. The story of a lovable conman who warms his way into the heart of small town America has never been more relevant. Tickets, $30 & 40. 8 pm. 5183981634 https://triarts.secure.force.com/ticket→
Concert
Annandale:  Bard College: Chopin and the piano. Pianists Charles Albright, Michael Brown, Danny Driver, Piers Lane, Anna Polonsky. 8 pm. Sosnoff. Tickets $25-60. 845-758-7900  http://fishercenter.bard.edu

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Concert
Annandale: Bard College: The Polish National Opera: Halka by Stanislaw Moniuszko. American Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leon Botstein. Sosnoff Theater. 8 pm. Tickets $23-75. 845-758-7900  fishercenter.org
Concert
Annandale: Bard College: Chopin and His World: Chopin and the Salon. Pianists Michael Brown and Anna Polonsky; cellist Nicholas Canellakis; mezzo-soprano Monika Krajewska; Bard Festival Players; The Orchestra Now. Olin Hall, 1 pm. Tickets $40. 845-758-7900  http://fishercenter.bard.edu/calendar/
Musical
Rhinebeck: Center for Performing Arts: Thoroughly Modern Mille.Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie, based on the Academy Award-winning film, reflects  the height of the Jazz Age in NYC, when flappers were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, entering the workforce and rewriting the rules of love. This high-spirited musical romp is a delightful valentine to the long-standing spirit of New York City and the people seeking to discover themselves there.  Music by Jeanine Tesori, lyrics by Dick Scanlan, book by Richard Morris and Scanlan. Directed by Kevin Archambault, Musical Direction by Paul & JoAnne Schubert, Produced by Diana di Grandi for Up In One Productions. 8 pm. (845) 876-3080  http://www.centerforperformingarts.org/all-shows-sp-1131460608/item/thoroughly-modern-millie→
Musical
Sharon, CT: Sharon Playhouse: In 1957 Meredith Willson's The Music Man opened on Broadway and the rest is history. To celebrate it's 60th anniversary as an American classic the Sharon Playhouse and director Morgan Green invite you to experience The Music Man as you've never seen it. The story of a lovable conman who warms his way into the heart of small town America has never been more relevant. Tickets, $30 & 40. 2 & 8 pm. 5183981634 https://triarts.secure.force.com/ticket→
Folk music
Millerton: Library Annex: The Joint Chiefs. Comprised of singer/guitarist ELIOT OSBORN, singer/mandolin/accordionist LOUISE LINDENMEYR, singer/bassist GEORGE POTTS, and singer/percussionist DIANA HEROLD, the Joint Chiefs have headlined at Connecticut's INFINITY HALL as well as opening for the likes of Judy Collins, Rodney Crowell and Eliza Gilkyson.  They specialize in their own original material - and "great songs...ones that are so well written that they can transcend the style in which they were originally conceived". 7:30. Suggested donation $5 at door. (518) 789-3340  http://nemillertonlibrary.org
Chorale
Norfolk, CT: Music Shed: Norfolk Choral Festival. Simon Carrington leads the Norfolk Festival Chamber Choir & Orchestra in a showcase of choral works from 4 centuries —from MONTEVERDI and BACH to DVOŘÁK and GLASS. 4 pm. Tickets $10-55; kids free.   860 542 3000  norfolk@yale.edu
Author Appearance
Rhinebeck: Oblong Books: MUSIC PHENOM NATALIE MERCHANT WILL TALK WITH BESTSELLING AUTHOR ELIZABETH LESSER ABOUT MUSIC AND THE STORIES OF HER LIFE THAT ALL COME TOGETHER IN HER NEW, TEN DISC, CD COLLECTION. Interview, Q&A and CD Signing. 8 pm. (845) 876-0500   events@oblongbooks.com
Art Exhibit
Hillsdale: Neumann Fine Art: Two Worlds, the Art of Dan Peterson and Christina Painter. Dan finds inspiration in the organic forms of nature via a collaboration of cognitive action with the inherent nature of his materials. Visitors to the exhibition will be invited in by Peterson’s Tumblers, installed on the front lawn of the gallery. Pattern and color dance through Christina's work in playful synchrony. Texture draws us in. 65 Cold Water Street. Opening reception, 5:30 pm.  www.neumannfineart.com

Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Musical
Rhinebeck: Center for Performing Arts: Thoroughly Modern Mille.Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie, based on the Academy Award-winning film, reflects  the height of the Jazz Age in NYC, when flappers were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, entering the workforce and rewriting the rules of love. This high-spirited musical romp is a delightful valentine to the long-standing spirit of New York City and the people seeking to discover themselves there.  Music by Jeanine Tesori, lyrics by Dick Scanlan, book by Richard Morris and Scanlan. Directed by Kevin Archambault, Musical Direction by Paul & JoAnne Schubert, Produced by Diana di Grandi for Up In One Productions. Final Performance. 3 pm. (845) 876-3080  http://www.centerforperformingarts.org/all-shows-sp-1131460608/item/thoroughly-modern-millie→
Chamber Music Concert
Woodstock: Maverick Concerts: Amernet String Quartet with Ran Dank, piano. Hugo Wolf: Italian Serenade; Dvořák: Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-Flat Major, Op. 87; Juliusz Zarębski (1854-1885): Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 34 (1885) (Maverick Concerts premiere). 4 pm.  http://www.maverickconcerts.org/Schedule.html
Musical
Sharon, CT: Sharon Playhouse: In 1957 Meredith Willson's The Music Man opened on Broadway and the rest is history. To celebrate it's 60th anniversary as an American classic the Sharon Playhouse and director Morgan Green invite you to experience The Music Man as you've never seen it. The story of a lovable conman who warms his way into the heart of small town America has never been more relevant. Tickets, $30 & 40. 2 pm. Final performance. 5183981634 https://triarts.secure.force.com/ticket→
Concert
Annandale: Bard College: Chopin and His World. Shared Passions, Different Paths. The Orchesrta Now. Chopin, Andante pianato and Grand Polonaise; Berlioz, Romeo et Juliett, symphone drmatique. Sosnoff Theater, 4:30 pm. Tickets $25-75. 845-758-7900  fishercenter.org
Concert
Annandale: Bard College: Chopin's Influence: Works by Schumann, Brahms, Wieniaswski, Greig, Faure, Moszkowski, Paderewski, Scriabin, Rachmaninoff, Szymanowski. Pianists Michael Brown, Piers Lane, and others. Olin Hall. 1 pm. Tickets $40.

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