Arts & Leisure

DeMarino and Wong on display at Longyear

“Wallpaper,” a new exhibition by Janice DeMarino’s and “Ellen Wong: Paintings and Works on Paper,” opened last week at Margaretville’s Longyear Gallery and will be on display through Monday, September 2. Displayed in separate spaces of the gallery, these concurrent solo exhibitions are accompanied by a group show of all Longyear Gallery member artists in the gallery’s two adjoining spaces. […]

“The Grange, Revisited”

“The Grange, Revisited,” a talk on the history, organization and activities of the ‘Patrons of Husbandry’ will be presented at the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown, 778 Cemetery Road, Margaretville on Friday, Aug. 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. A simple supper of soup and homemade bread will follow the talk by Amy Taylor, a member of a […]

Mendel goes from historic album covers to vivid watercolors

Not many pick up an art form late in life with such skill, but then few have lived lives as interesting as Michael Mendel. For the last 10 years, Mendel has been painting feverishly, having completed 403 watercolor paintings to date. A resident of both Fleischmanns and the Bronx, Mendel’s art features the people and scenes that make up both […]

Neave Trio performs the Music of Astor Piazolla with Carla Jablonski, mezzo-soprano

STAMFORD — On Sunday, August 18, at 3PM, Friends of Music of Stamford NY presents “Celebrating Piazzolla”, featuring the Neave Trio and mezzo-soprano Carla Jablonski performing works by the acclaimed Argentine tango composer, Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992). Piazzolla’s oeuvre revolutionized the traditional tango into a new style termed nuevo tang., incorporating elements from jazz and classical music. The Neave Trio (violinist […]

Melodrama brings campy fun to Historical Society

The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown will play host to some mid-summer silliness on Wednesday, August 14 at 7 p.m. when “It Happened in Middletown” will be performed by a troupe of local thespians directed by Marge Miller. The playlet will be staged at the HSM hall, 778 Cemetery Rd., Margaretville, 12455. Admission is by donation. The cast […]

Decentralization Grant Information Sessions

Grants for Delaware County Arts Projects and Programs

Grant season for artists, art groups and all things art will begin later this month when The Roxbury Arts Group (RAG) begins a series of information sessions throughout Delaware County. Sessions will inform area artists, organizations, and residents about the funding opportunities available through the Decentralization Grant Program (DEC), a regrant program of the New York State Council on the […]

Music legend Adrian Belew brings inventive style to the Catskills

Music legend Adrian Belew will return to the Catskills next week as he’s set to bring his one-of-a-kind skill set to Big Indian and a reinvented live show to Woodstock. Belew has seemingly done it all in his extensive and varied career, playing with Frank Zappa, David Bowie, Talking Heads, Laurie Anderson, The Bears, and Paul Simon, in addition to […]

“Basically Broadway” concert to mark Founders’ Day at Congregation B’nai Israel

When the Congregation B’nai Israel turned 100 last year, members never imagined the success they would achieve with the Founders’ Day concert they staged. The event – a showcase of music written by American Jews – was widely acclaimed with those present demanding another just like it. In response, the Congregation agreed to establish an annual Founder’s Day event and […]


TRADITION — The annual Emerson Classic Car show is a family tradition for this father and son who were among hundreds visiting the event in Mt. Tremper last weekend. Photo by Phyllis McCabe.

The Adventures of Clifford and Cooper

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