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April 2016

Spring emergence

People usually associate spring with the appearance of daffodils and emerging buds from plants in the garden. Indeed, there are many cultivated plants appearing now. Greens from garlic and other good things from vegetable plots are showing themselves, offering promises of tasty culinary delights a little later in the season.  Read more

Slimy and scaly search at Lacawac Sanctuary

LAKE ARIEL, PA — As spring’s rain falls, the season’s vernal pools and other wetlands are the perfect place to find amphibians and reptiles. On Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lacawac Sanctuary, the public is invited to catch, photo document and release these species as part of the Pennsylvania Amphibian and Reptile Survey (PARS). Led by the PA Fish and Boat Commission’s Larry Laubach, its Northeast Regional PARS Coordinator, citizen scientists get to participate in real-time scientific research.  Read more

What am I, chopped liver?*

If the old adage (you are what you eat) is true, then yes—yes I am. In point of fact, it’s one of the few things that I can cook and do so a few times a year for holiday celebrations. With Passover in full swing (April 22 to 30), I made sure to have the necessary ingredients in the house while checking my list of events that I intended to sprinkle in during the week.  Read more

‘Last Waltz’ concert

BETHEL, NY — The Rev Tor Band announce a special live performance of the Band’s classic 1978 concert film, “The Last Waltz,” on Saturday, April 30, at 8 p.m. at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. The concert features renditions of all the hits by the Band featured in the film, such as “The Weight,” “Up On Cripple Creek,” and “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” as well as songs by Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Eric Clapton and many more.  Read more

LuxRd.: ‘Welcome to My Haus’

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Sullivan County duo LuxRd. will present the world premiere of its theatrical song cycle “Welcome to My Haus” on Saturday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Tusten Theatre. In keeping with the name of the project (taken from two different Lux Roads: one in Cochecton, the other in Callicoon), the band is collaborating with local artists to create a multi-media journey through musical idioms, experiences and eras.  Read more

Ministers of Sound play the blues

HAWLEY, PA — Harmony Presents will showcase Alexis P Suter and the Ministers of Sound on Friday, April 29 at 8 p.m. Jill Carletti, managing director of Harmony Presents, said, “Blues Music Award nominee Alexis P Suter is a bass/baritone vocalist with the ability to go to ‘that other place’ where singers go when they are lost in the music. It is no wonder the late B.B. King and the late Levon Helm were big fans. The Ministers of Sound deliver unforgettable gospel, blues and time-honored American music.”  Read more

‘Founding Mothers’

SHOHOLA, PA — The Artists’ Market Community Center will host an exhibit titled “Founding Mothers” in the month of May. There will be a reception on Saturday, May 7 from 4 to 6 p.m., which will include a Q&A session.

The exhibit includes portraits and some interesting tidbits about the hands that rocked the cradles of our Founding Fathers. For example, Mary Ball Washington: we need to thank her twice, once for giving birth to George, and a second time for talking him into accepting the presidency after he was elected.  Read more

Tabletop game day at The Cooperage

HONESDALE, PA — The Cooperage Project will participate in the fourth annual International TableTop Day on Sunday, May 1. The fun will kick off at 11 a.m. and will run to 8 p.m. The event is a worldwide celebration of board games that takes place at locations across the globe.  Read more

‘Elektra’ at SUNY

LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — SUNY Sullivan’s 2015-16 Metropolitan Opera HD Live Series will conclude on Saturday, April 30 at 12:55 p.m. with the presentation of “Elektra,” Strauss’s fiery tragedy about an ancient Greek princess hell-bent on revenge.  Read more

Caggiano at Lords Valley Gallery

LORDS VALLEY, PA — From May 1 to June 26, the Gallery at Chant Realtors in Lords Valley will showcase paintings by artist Mike Caggiano. Caggiano has studied at the Art Students League, the Omega Institute and at the University of Scranton.

He works in oil, acrylic and lately has been concentrating more on water mediums with particular interest in Chinese watercolor techniques. A prolific painter, Caggiano is always open to new ideas. He says, “There is so much art to love, I love to experiment and discover.”  Read more