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September 2016

On water

We now have the most astonishing spacecraft and telescopes probing the far reaches of the universe. The purposes of these probes and explorations are multiple. Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking warned that human existence on Earth for very long was questionable and that, for survival, we have to “reach out to the stars.” In scientists’ explorations of near and deep space, when you boil it down, water is always the Holy Grail.  Read more

All in the family

Let’s face it, I’m an emotional kind of guy. Happy or sad, grumpy or glad, I basically wear my heart on my sleeve for all the world to see. “I yam what I yam,” as Popeye would say, and I’ve carried that mantra with me since he and Olive Oyl graced the small screen of my youth, when the world was still perceived in black and white.  Read more

Jeff Bank Calendar reception

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The Catskill Art Society (CAS) and Jeff Bank will hold a public reception to debut the Jeff Bank 2017 Photo Calendar and honor this year’s selected photographers at the CAS Arts Center, 48 Main St., on Friday, October 14 from 6 to 8 p.m.

A contest was held earlier this year to select images for the calendar. The photographers will be on hand for the debut reception. All are welcome and light refreshments will be served. The new Jeff Bank calendars will be available for a suggested $5 donation to CAS.  Read more

Art Factory invites art for student exhibition

WHITE MILLS, PA — The Art Factory of White Mills, at 736 Texas Palmyra Hwy., will offer classes during the winter months, taught by artists in a wide variety of media and styles, including stained glass, fused glass, oils, pastels, abstract, sculptures and more.  Read more

CineArt presents ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’

CALLICOON, NY — The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance (DVAA) and the Callicoon Theater will offer a CineArt presentation of “Florence Foster Jenkins,” starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant, from Friday, September 30 through Monday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m. There will also be 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday.

This is the true story of Florence Foster Jenkins, an heiress and prominent figure in the New York City art world who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.  Read more

Postcards, poets and a battle

NARROWSBURG, NY — “Postcards and Poetry: An Historical View of Tusten through Verse” will be featured at the annual local history event of Tusten Historical Society on Sunday, October 2 at 2 p.m. at the Tusten Town Hall, 200 Bridge St.

For the project, regional poets have written poems to accompany postcards from the historical society’s archives. The project is made possible by the 2016 Arts for Sullivan Decentralization program, funded by New York State Council on the Arts and administered by the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance.  Read more

Artists Assembly at CAS

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Catskill Art Society will hold a series of meetings called “Artists Assembly,” a monthly gathering of area artists, with the next one coming up on Friday, September 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. This is a unique opportunity to rendezvous with fellow artists, share the creative process and get feedback from like-minded people in a creative social setting. Refreshments are provided, but participants are free to bring a snack or drink to share.  Read more

Boxcar Lilies at Harmony Presents

HAWLEY, PA — The Boxcar Lilies will perform their signature mix of folk, country and bluegrass-tinged Americana music at the Harmony Presents concert series at the Hawley Silk Mill on Saturday, October 8 at 8 p.m.  Read more

Roscoe movie studio’s film to be screened

ROSCOE, NY — Wonder Wheel Productions, a Roscoe-based film studio, is having its new feature film “Halfway to Zen” screened at two regional locations. The world premiere will be at the Woodstock Film Festival at 132 Tinker St., Woodstock, on Friday, October 14 at 1 p.m. On Sunday, October 16, it will be screened in Rhinebeck, 6415 Montgomery St. at 6:30 p.m.  Read more

Kit Jones at the DVAA

NARROWSBURG, NY — “Shadows and the Other Side of Color,” an exhibit of photographs by Kit Jones, opens with a reception on Saturday, October 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Delaware Arts Center’s Alliance Gallery at 37 Main St. The exhibit will be on view through October 29.  Read more