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Busk and Bard returns to Roxbury on August 31

Roxbury — On Saturday afternoon, August 31 come to downtown Roxbury and join the circus at the second annual Busk and Bard Festival – a magnificent free street pageant of bewildering beauty.
This one vast undivided show featuring magicians, musicians galore, clowns, poets, acrobats, mimes, tarot card readers, face painters and celebrated chefs will stretch up the expanse of Bridge Street from the Delaware River to Vega Mountain and will guarantee to delight all the senses with exotic and unimagined diversions.


Galumpha dance residency planned at Roxbury Center

Roxbury — Do your galumpha?
The Roxbury Arts Group presents the galumpha dance residency week, August 26 through 30 from 2-6 p.m. daily at Roxbury Arts Center, 5025 Vega Mountain Road, Roxbury


Roxbury Alumni Association gathered at Hanah

The Roxbury Central School (RCS) Alumni Association enjoyed their annual banquet on Saturday, July 20 at Hanah Country Club in Margaretville. Sixty members attended with the furthest away coming from Colorado.

The oldest attending members were Martha Tucek and Willis Sanford, both from the Class of 1937. A 50/50 raffle was won by Anthony Iacovelli, Class of 1974, and donated back to the association.
After the meal, the association meeting was called to order by Vice President Veronica Wranovics.


Nostalgia & Memory show in Roxbury

Roxbury — Marcel Proust once said that the “remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were.” In an new exhibit in the Roxbury Arts Group’s Walt Meade Gallery, exhibit artists explore notions of nostalgia and memory using unique methods of photography.
The exhibit, curated by Kevin Q. Gray, features the artwork from Charles Bremer, Kevin Q. Gray, Tom Delooza, Adrienne Gohde, Mark Picone, and Fawn Potash. All are invited to attend an opening reception with the artists on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 4 to 6 p.m.


RCS lists final honor roll of the year

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Roxbury Central School has announced its Honor Rolls for the final marking period of the 2012 – ’13 school year.

Earning spots on the Superintendent’s List were; Grade 4 - Catherine Jankowski, and Robert Peters; Grade 5 - Richard Lalosh; Grade 6 - Rose Battista, Emma Hynes, Stephanie Moore, Anthony Perazone, Brendan Reidlinger, Cristian Spariosu, and Nicholas Vajtay; Grade 9 - Isabel Battista; Grade 10 - Michaela Jordan, Allyce McIntosh, Jessica Moore, Shannon Sprague, Lacey Stewart; Grade 11 - Emily Arvanete, Adam Loper, Joseph McAfee, and


Essential Thursdays Series offers piano, violin duo on the 11th

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group’s Essential Thursday performance series continues this week with series curator Jungeun Kim on piano and Saeka Matsuyama on violin at the Old School Baptist Church venue in Denver on Thursday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m.

Advance tickets for all of the Essential Thursdays performances are $15 for adults and $13 for seniors and students. Tickets purchased the day of the event are $20. For tickets and more information please call the Roxbury Arts Group at 607 326-7908 or visit their website at www.roxburyartsgroup.org.


'Around Roxbury' book signing Saturday at Yesterday's News

Roxbury — Yesterdays’ News will host a book signing and authors’ reception on Saturday, July 13 from 3-5 p.m. with Roxbury town historian Anthony Liberatore and Lynette Hinkley Liberatore to celebrate their new pictorial history of the Town of Roxbury, Around Roxbury, published by Arcadia Publications.

Yesterdays’ News is located at the corner of Main and Bridge streets. The Catskills’ newest newsstand will inaugurate a series of authors’ events that will continue throughout the summer.


Roxbury Arts Group in full swing

Roxbury — Since the Roxbury Arts Group announced its 2013 season, audiences have not stopped cheering at performances given by Melanie, the Queen of Woodstock, Tony award winner Jim Caruso, Grammy award winner Billy Stritch, and violin virtuosos and one of today’s leading World Music and Classical Fusion ensembles the Villalobos Brothers. And there is plenty more still to come! With venues in Roxbury, Stamford and the Denver-Vega Valley, the Roxbury Arts Group has a widely diverse season planned with perennial favorites FIDDLERS!


Prizes plentiful for RCS seniors

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Roxbury Central School’s graduates were awarded $188,000 in prizes and scholarships during the graduation ceremony Saturday morning at school. Among those receiving awards and scholarships were:


Self-publishing will be focus of library talk

The Roxbury Library Association will host a presentation by Simona David on self-publishing and book marketing on Saturday, June 29, at 11 a.m. at the Roxbury Library. Ms. David is the author of Self-Publishing and Book Marketing: A Research Guide.

Ms. David will cover the fundamentals of self-publishing by considering the book market and the state of the publishing/self-publishing industries. She will additionally address topics such as how to choose the right self-publishing platform, how to design and format a book, and how to market and sell a book.


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