Arts & Leisure

Wanda Siedlecka in Fleischmanns show

Wanda Siedlecka, for many years the adventurous mind behind the The Painters Gallery in Fleichmanns is showing “Pin Hole Photography” at the Pine Hill Community Center. The show opened June 21 and runs through July 22. Wanda, an accomplished photographer in her own right, is presenting the pinhole photos as participatory event, celebrating the summer solstice and light! Przemek Zajfert, […]

Music at Honest Brook

There is music, yes, but there is not a fiddler or foot-stomping banjo player or even the occasional accordion player in sight. This summer The Honest Brook Music Festival celebrates its thirty-first summer of bringing new and exciting world-class musicians to a restored dairy barn nestled in landscaped gardens in the bucolic western foothills of the Catskills. Music can be […]

Signs of the Times opens in Woodstock

Woodstock — Mary Anne Erickson, fine artist and restaurateur, will show a series of new paintings from her on-going work documenting vanishing roadside Americana at Oriole 9 in Woodstock. The show opens Saturday, June 29 with a reception from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Several of the paintings reveal images from the mid- 1970s, the early days of her love […]

Phoenicia Playhouse Announces Fringe Festival; first of its kind in the region

The Phoenicia Playhouse will present its inaugural Phoenicia Fringe Festival, July, 5, 6, and 12, 13, 14. A dozen award winning solo show performers will bring their story-telling and comedy skills to the Phoenicia Playhouse for a series of double-billed evenings over two weekends in July. This year’s festival will focus on solo show performances including storytelling, one-person shows, and […]

The Adventures of Clifford and Cooper


AT IT AGAIN — Road to Woodstock Weekend will take place between July 5-7. Festivities begin on Friday July 5 at the Emerson Resort and Spa where original Woodstock organizer Michael Lang will host a Q&A from 7-9:30 p.m. Contributed photo.

Roxbury pulls out the stops on the Fourth

It’s not Independence Day without a parade and luckily for residents of this part of the Catskills, Roxbury will serve one up! Saturday, July 6, a Traditional Catskill Mountain Parade kicks off at 10:00 a.m. with tractors, classic cars, fire trucks, scout troops, school bands, and much more. But the proud, historic hamlet does much more than that. Greater Roxbury […]

A traditional Square Dance series continues in Bovina Center

The Catskills Folk Connection will present another in its series of monthly old-time square dances in Bovina Center, Saturday, June 22. The band, playing and calling from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. will be the Tremperskill Boys featuring fiddler/callers John Jacobson and Dane Scudder. Rounding out the band are Sheila Addison with her guitar, Amy Lieberman playing string bass, and […]

Zombie movie finally releases;

Fleischmanns in the spotlight

Dozens of Hollywood producers, crew and actors made their way from the Pacific Coast of the United States to the tiny Village of Fleischmanns to film the scenes of director Jim Jarmusch’s new zombie/horror/ comedy movie, “The Dead Don’t Die.” This month, they made their way to its premier. Bill Murray, who plays Police Chief Cliff Robertson, starred in the […]

WKC kicks summer into high gear

EAST MEREDITH — With the official arrival of summer, area arts organizations are ramping up programming for residents and visitors of every age and perspective. The West Kortright Centre nails that diversity this weekend with Friday Songbird Sessions for children and a Saturday performance by world-renowned vocalist a Sona Jobarteh. Sona Jobarteh to perform Saturday Multi-instrumentalist Jobarteh will perform an […]

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