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July 2016

Hoop for the Community

HAWLEY, PA — Hawley Borough is hosting a 3-on-3 basketball tournament at Bingham Park on Saturday, August 6. Hoop for the Community basketball tournament will start at 10 a.m., and the suggested sign-up deadline is August 3. Anyone and everyone is encouraged to sign up online either as an individual or as a three-person team. All ages are welcome from youth to adult, experienced or inexperienced, and games will be organized accordingly.  Read more

‘Rust in Peace’

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The public is invited to the opening of “Rust in Peace,” the paintings of John Adams, in the Catskill Park Room at Morgan Outdoors. On Saturday, July 23 there will be an opening reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The show runs through August.  Read more

Hodgkins and Ponte at the ARTery

MILFORD, PA — The August show at the ARTery will feature works by Rosalind Hodgkins and June Ponte. Show dates will be August 11 through September 5. There will be a reception on Saturday, August 13 from 6 to 9 p.m.

For Hodgkins, the inspiration is nature. “Natural phenomena of day and night and the cycle of the seasons inspire the concepts for my paintings... I use unusual scale, invented perspective, shadows and reflections as well as symbols and metaphors to construct a narrative picture of images of nature seen from an imagined vantage point.”  Read more

‘Courage’ sells out

CALLICOON CENTER, NY — NACL Theatre’s presentation of “Courage” at Apple Pond Farm, 80 Hahn Rd., on Friday July 22, Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24 had completely sold out as of early on press day. However, the play is considered to be a work in progress, and more performances will be scheduled in 2017, including venues in New York City.  Read more

Marritz talks at Art Appreciation Day

EQUINUNK, PA — Hana Marritz will exhibit her collages and wire sculptures on Sunday, July 31, at the Equinunk Historical Society (EHS) from 1 to 4 p.m., at EHS’s Art Appreciation Day. As part of the event, Marritz will also give a brief talk on her recent field of study, “The Goddess—Feminine Ideal” at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. In European pre-history, goddess figures represented fertility and plenty. Amazingly, these figures are still being found today. You can sculpt your own goddess figure from clay, under Marritz’s guidance.  Read more

Silver Birches music on the deck

TAFTON, PA—Kick back, relax and enjoy an afternoon of music, food and drinks on the covered deck at The Dock on Wallenpaupack at Silver Birches Resort. Every Sunday during summer The Dock features a line-up of live local bands from 3 to 6 p.m. There is no cover charge. Guests can also take advantage of the Sunday Bloody Mary Bar from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The schedule for the next two Sundays will feature Paulie Knakk on July 23 and Dan Engaldsen Trio on July 30.  Read more

Burning Bridget Cleary: Celtic in Hawley

HAWLEY, PA — Burning Bridget Cleary, an award-winning Celtic band from the Philadelphia area, will perform at Harmony Presents on July 23 at 8 p.m. at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Dr.

Known for their distinctive sound and engaging stage presence, Burning Bridget Cleary has become a mainstay on Celtic and folk music circuits. The group took the #1 Top Album spot in the January Folk-DJ charts for their newest release, “These Are the Days.” Their music is heard internationally on folk and Celtic radio programs, including NPR’s “Thistle and Shamrock.”  Read more

Riverfest: Art, people, music, dogs, food, vendors and fun

NARROWSBURG, NY — If it’s the fourth Sunday in July, it must be Riverfest in Narrowsburg. The popular music, art and environmental festival, now in its 26th year, will return to the river hamlet on July 24, celebrating the Upper Delaware River and all who inhabit the river valley, whether plant, animal, or human.  Read more

Weekend of Chamber Music; Celebrating music: rehearsing, performing, talking about it

The Weekend of Chamber Music, themed “We’ll Always Have Paris” this year, is back in town—or we should say, towns, as this annual mid-summer festival of world-class classical music takes place at locations all around our area, featuring not only concerts but opportunities to see musicians at work rehearsing and to hear them talk about their art.  Read more

When dialogue becomes change

BETHEL, NY — Sometimes we may forget that Sullivan County is a diverse county. It’s so easy to stay in your town, your community, your corner of the county, and not break barriers and venture out. However, that’s not to say that such barrier-breaking is impossible. Proof of that was visible at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts on Saturday, when the most diverse crowd in Sullivan County came together as part of Dialogue2Change, an initiative of the Sullivan County Human Rights Commission and Everyday Democracy.  Read more