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March 2015

Auditions for ‘Fiddler’

SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY — The Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop will hold auditions for “Fiddler on the Roof” on Wednesday, April 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. and on Sunday, April 12, from 2 to 5 p.m., at the Rivoli Theatre, 5243 Main St. Performance dates are August 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22 and 23, at the Rivoli. Traditional casting includes roles for all ages, children through older adults. Come to the audition prepared with sheet music for a song that shows off your range, either from “Fiddler” or another show tune. An accompanist will be provided.  Read more

Cello and organ in Milford

MILFORD, PA — Internationally heralded cellist Yosif Feigelson and organist/conductor Gwendolyn Toth will present a concert April 11, 7:30 p.m., at the Church of the Good Shepherd and St. John the Evangelist. The Mostly Bach program will include organ works, some of the suites for unaccompanied cello, “Wachet Auf,” “Pastorale,” and music by Pachelbel. Tickets cost $45, and the concert will raise funds for structural improvements at the historic church.  Read more

‘Hard Evidence’ debuts in the Elevator Gallery

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The Catskill Art Society will present the artwork of Frank Shuback in “Hard Evidence,” an exhibition in the Elevator Gallery, running from April 4 to May 31 at the CAS Arts Center, 48 Main St. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, April 4 from 3 to 6 p.m.

“Hard Evidence” is a series of clues to current events, using design and color to draw together elements from around the world. Shuback picks up found objects in wood, metal, plastic and glass from antique shops and bends them to his own imagination.  Read more

Maple syrup tasting and talk

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — There will be a presentaation on maple syrup on Thursday, April 9 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, sponsored by Diehl’s Maple Syrup in Callicoon. Learn all about the process in which maple syrup is made from a local farm family. Registration is required for this event. Visit www.wsplonline.org or call 845/482-4350.

Hortonville Talent Show

HORTONVILLE, NY — This year the Hortonville Talent Show will celebrate its 29th anniversary on Saturday, April 11 at 7 p.m. with acts you won’t see anywhere else. There are returning acts and new surprises. It’s not a competition; everyone is a winner, with performers awarded unique certificates.  Read more

Pierson at Starlight

STARLIGHT, PA — Hancock photographer Arthur W. Pierson is the featured artist for the month of April at The Inn at Starlight Lake Gallery on Starlight Lake Road. His personal work often includes the themes of rust and pealing paint. And yes, it is “pealing” and not “peeling.” Different colors evoke different emotions, and Pierson is drawn to rich, saturated tones, and feels that often, it’s the way they are contrasted with muted, desaturated colors that can make an image work.  Read more

Easter Bunny hops into Yulan

YULAN, NY — The Yulan Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a spring egg hunt and visit from the Easter Bunny at the fireman’s field on Saturday, April 4 at 2 p.m. There will be crafts for children and goodie bags to take home, compliments of the Easter Bunny. She will be arriving to start the egg hunt just after 2 p.m. Refreshments will be provided, and firemen will be on hand to show children the fire trucks and fire gear. If the weather is bad, the Easter Bunny will visit at the Yulan Firehouse instead.  Read more

Vintage bluegrass and folk at the Silk Mill

HAWLEY, PA — Bluegrass and folk band Laney Jones and The Spirits will play Harmony Presents on Saturday, March 28 at 8 p.m.
“They’re one of the most exciting new faces of NewGrass & Bluegrass genres, making a big impression wherever they play… Laney’s recent accolades include official showcases at Folk Alliance International Conference and IBMA’s Wide Open Bluegrass festival, taking home the grand prize in the 40th Eddie’s Attic Songwriter Shootout,” said Jill Carletti, managing director of Harmony Presents.  Read more

John Burroughs presentation in Manor

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The public is invited to a special introduction to celebrated naturalist John Burroughs with Bill Birns at Morgan Outdoors on Saturday, March 28 at 4 p.m. Burroughs, born in 1837 on the family’s Delaware County homestead in Roxbury, NY, authored 27 books of nature and philosophical essays that influenced millions of readers.  Read more

Reenactment of the crucifixion

HONESDALE, PA — The First Presbyterian Church of Honesdale will present, for the first time, a reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, titled “Torn,” on April 1, 2, and 3. This dramatic production will be performed at no charge at The Vineyard Center, 761 Terrace St., at 7 p.m. each night. The audience will be drawn into this compelling portrayal of the events preceding and including the death of Christ through a shadow performance, special effects and music.  Read more