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Community Event
by Antonia Shoumatoff in Features
Tue Jun 19th, 2018

A changing of the guard took place at the Wassaic Project 10th Anniversary 2018 Benefit this year.  The beloved Chair of the Board, Janet Offensend, was honored for her six...

Interview
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Features
Tue Jun 12th, 2018

KM: How did your organization arrive at the name Aston Magna, Great Astonishment?

DS: The name derives from an estate in Great Barrington. Aston Magna was founded in 1973.

KM:...

Interview
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Features
Sat Jun 2nd, 2018

Speaking to Peter Yarrow offers quite an experience. I had prepared questions, yet they went out the window the moment we began talking. Peter brims with precise memories, song lyrics,...

Interview
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Features
Thu May 24th, 2018

Peter Askim grew up in Cumberland, Maine. He attended Yale as an undergraduate and emerged with a doctorate. Being a composer, he acquired another doctorate—in composition from the University...

Millbrook Literary Festival
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Features
Sat May 19th, 2018

Despite some minor tickling from the heavens on canopied tents, the sun shone down on speakers from whose lips golden wisdom shone during this year’s 10th Millbrook Literary Festival. The...

Interview
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Features
Mon May 7th, 2018

Natalia Zukerman is a multi-disciplined artist working in music as vocalist, composer, lyricist, guitar player, painter, muralist, cartoonist, and sketcher. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY. She has worked restoring frescos...

by Kevin T. McEneaney in Features
Fri Apr 27th, 2018

Will the Edna St. Vincent Millay residence and museum close? They say they are in danger of shutting their doors due to recent expenses of renovating the old house. They...

Theater Preview
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Features
Wed Apr 11th, 2018

Love Letters, a surprise hit play by A. R. Gurney that was a 1998 Pulitzer Prize finalist, will be performed at Stissing House in Pine Plains this weekend. Love Letters...

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