Arts & Leisure

Noted singer, songwriter to appear in Phoenicia

PHOENICIA— Awardwinning singer-songwriter Jean Rohe, accompanied by her band, will be appearing in Phoenicia, performing at a special matinee at Flying Cat Music venue the United Methodist Church on Sunday, Oct. 20, at 3:00 p.m. The fourpiece group will include Rohe’s long-time collaborator multiinstrumentalist Liam Robinson, known for his work on such Broadway shows as the Tonywinning Hadestown, bassist Mike […]

Gershwin, Vizzutti and Yamada featured works at WKC Event

EAST MEREDITH— In a break from tradition, the West Kortright Center (WKC) has added an additional program to its 2019 schedule. Willem Frieswijkm trumpet and Irina Osetskaya, piano, trumpet perform a charity concert every year as the Osetskii Duo. In recent years, they have financed bicycles for schoolchildren in India and built a fully-equipped library in Africa. The pair has […]

Celebrating the future of tradition; Fiddlers! 26

Having passed the quarter century mark, Fiddlers! 26 will continue to grow and shine when it hits the Hilt & Stella Kelly Hall of the Roxbury Arts Center on Sunday, Oct. 13. From Grammys to NPR performances and all the way back around, the Fiddlers! 26 musicians bring both traditional and new takes on fiddlin’! Traditional square dancing will be […]

AMR Artists stage Fall Art Show 2019

MARGARETVILLE — Nearly two dozen AMR artists will host their second ART Exhibit of new small works at Upstairs at the Commons from Friday, Oct. 11 – Sunday, Nov. 10. The group, which has become widely known for the studio tours it hosts during July each year is now expanding its collective effort to include more different artists and media […]

New book presents tales of hauntings in the Catskill Mountain Region

Ghosts inhabit every locale but according to Lynda Lee Macken, the Catskill Mountain Region teems with tantalizing tales of ghosts and spirits who linger in the highland area. Macken’s new book, published by Black Cat Press, presents stories of true hauntings in Delaware, Greene, Otsego, Schoharie, Sullivan, and Ulster counties, just in time for spooky Halloween celebrations. Once a popular […]

Songs from the Red Room slated at Emerson Resort

MT. TREMPER — The Emerson Resort & Spa, in conjunction with Little Momma Music, will “Songs from the Red Room,” celebrating the 20th Anniversary Reunion of Songwriting Students of Rosanne Cash, on Saturday, October 19. The performance will feature Reisa Adato, Mimi Cross, Denise Moser and Robert Burke Warren for an “in the round” acoustic evening of original music by […]


Louisa May Alcott: The Power of a Woman, on stage

MARGARETVILLE — The Open Eye Theater continues its acclaimed series of plays about historically important women with “Louisa May Alcott: The Power of a Woman,” written and performed by Pamela Sterling. Previous offerings in the series include “Seneca Falls,” by Karen Howes, music by Elliot Sokolov and “The Belle of Amherst,” by William Luce, adapted and performed by Sybil Rosen. […]

CWC show cases Hubbell and Ballard photography

MARGARETVILLE — Photographic prints by Barbara Hubbell and Lori Ballard will be on display at the Catskill Watershed Corporation, (CWC) from now through December 20. The two local women are well known for their nature photography, with Ballard focusing frequently on birds, flowers and other wild animals and Hubbell capturing ethereal scenery and farm animals and pets. Lori (Hendricks) Ballard […]

Woodstock photographers to appear at Bethel Woods

Three world-famous photographers who documented the 1969 Woodstock Festival will appear at Bethel Woods for a program on the impact of photography on history. “Framing History” will feature iconic photographers Baron Wolman, Elliott Landy and Lisa Law in a program scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 28. New York Times Photojournalist Ruth Fremson will moderate the program covering the impact of photography […]

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