Events

Women’s weekend slated for Frost Valley

Claryville — Frost Valley YMCA invites women to the beautiful Catskill Mountains from March 29-31, 2019 to rejuvenate their mind, body, and spirit. Women will gather from near and far to connect with old friends, make new ones, and enjoy a host of classes designed just for women to be mentally, physically, and spiritually rewarding. This weekend away in the […]

That’s Entertainment

Wednesday, Feb 13 A Intro to Romance Language workshop at Saint James Church Lake Delaware begins at 1:00 p.m. In the playful workshop, people can learn some basic phrases in the Romance Languages French, Spanish, and Italian while also creating art with watercolors and oil pastels. The program will be led by Laurie McIntosh. Thursday, Feb 14 Dungeons & Dragons […]

Artists Choose Artists 2019 to open at Longyear Saturday

Margaretville — “Artists Choose Artists 2019,” the Longyear Gallery’s tenth invitational show featuring the work of both Longyear Gallery members and some of their favorite guest artists will open this week and feature an artists’ reception Saturday, Feb. 16 in the popular Main Street Margaretville gallery. The show works chosen represent a wide variety of media and more than three […]

MARK Project to celebrate Run for the Roses

An annual fundraising party spearheaded for nearly a decade by local activist and philanthropist Glen Pedersen will be hosted this year at the Union Grove Distillery when the MARK Project officially takes the reins of the Kentucky Derby Jubilee. Though the May 4 running of the 145th Kentucky Derby is a mid-spring phenomenon, the sipping of the mint juleps and […]

Honest Brook presents noted pianist

Stamford — Pianist Tomer Gewirztman will take the stage at the second winter concert of The Honest Brook Music Festival on Sunday, February 24 at 4:00 p.m. Gewirztman will perform at the Stamford United Methodist Church in what will be the second concert of the season. Hailed by the Washington Post as an artist of “formidable virtuosity and stylistic sensitivity,” […]

Photo

Steve Burnett was the star at Bright Hill Press on February 9 when his solo show “Strange Love Thinking” drew the masses out from every corner of the Catskills and beyond. Known as the “Bovina Farmer” on the News’ pages, Burnett’s art features the whimsical, thought-provoking, and enigmatic qualities that have made him such a valued treasure in the community. […]

Local volunteers and professionals celebrated their wins in the Best Service Awards

Winners in the 21st annual Best Service Awards contest sponsored by the Catskill Mountain News packed Union Grove Distillery last Friday, Feb. 8, to celebrate the honors given them by voting readers. More than 100 of the 200 plus winners were on hand for the festivities. Among those present last week was Jim Whitney of Roxbury, a first time winner […]

That’s Entertainment

Saturday, Feb 9 Treadwell’s Word and Image Gallery at Bright Hill Press will host an exhibit of the work of Bovina Farmer and Catskill Mountain News cartoonist Steve Burnett in February. The show opens with a reception from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Burnett will speak about the works at 4:00 p.m. For more information and directions to the 94 […]

Burnett to Showcase “Strange Love Thinking”


A vampire with hearts for fangs. A mafia hitman with a heartshaped violin case. A game of chutes and ladders played with heart icons. An angry couple sitting facing apart, emitting speech bubbles full of jumbled, uncomfortable angles and miscommunication while behind them, connecting them and uniting them, a glowing heart floats like a precious balloon. The heart is a […]

Harrison show opens in Pine Hill


The Pine Hill Community Center, in its “art gallery” capacity, opened its latest show on Saturday, Feb. 3 with 28 exciting color images created and printed by Highmount artist/photographer, Howard Harrison. The show, titled “A Catskills Winter Piece” captures the season’s environment and personality. The vivid color graphics present the essence of winter……it’s cold, and discomfiture balanced against a background […]


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