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September 12, 2018 04:15 pm

Thursday, September 13 - Sunday, September 16

TSL Films

n Gray House — A silent fisherman in Texas, a blazing oil field in North Dakota, a mysterious community in Virginia, a women’s prison in Oregon, and a modernist home in California are the ostensible subjects of Austin Lynch and Matthew Booth’s new feature, Gray House. These explorations of sound, image, and cinematic time seamlessly blend documentary and narrative form, meditating upon nature, isolation, decadence, and destitution. Mysterious and elusive, yet possessing an aesthetic and sensory unity, Gray House quietly recalibrates one’s sense of the world and our place within it. 2017. 1h 15 m.

n Madeline’s Madeline — Madeline got the part! She’s going to play the lead in a theater piece! Except the lead wears sweatpants like Madeline’s. And has a cat like Madeline’s. And is holding a steaming hot iron next to her mother’s face – like Madeline is. Madeline (newcomer Helena Howard) has become an integral part of a prestigious physical theater troupe. When the workshop’s ambitious director (Molly Parker) pushes the teenager to weave her rich interior world and troubled history with her mother (Miranda July) into their collective art, the lines between performance and reality begin to blur. The resulting battle between imagination and appropriation rips out of the rehearsal space and through all three women’s lives. 2018. 1h 34 m.

n After Auschwitz — After Auschwitz is a “Post-Holocaust” documentary that follows six extraordinary women, capturing what it means to move from tragedy and trauma towards life. These women all moved to Los Angeles, married, raised children, and became Americans, but they never truly found a place to call home. What makes the story so much more fascinating is how these women saw, interpreted, and interacted with the changing face of America in the second half of the 20th century. By documenting their struggles for survival, the film presents a searing connection to the current political situation and points to humanity’s vital role in greater understanding and compassion. These powerful women serve as guides on an unbelievable journey, sometimes celebratory, sometimes heart breaking but always inspiring. 2017. 1h 22 m.

n Nico, 1988 — A tour de force performance from Trine Dyrholm’s as the aging Nico, the famed singer-songwriter, as she approaches 50. Leading a solitary existence, Nico’s life and career are on the ropes, a far cry from her glamorous days as a Warhol superstar and celebrated vocalist for The Velvet Underground. Nico’s new manager convinces her to hit the road again and tour Europe to promote her latest album. Struggling with the consequences of a muddled life, she longs to rebuild a relationship with the son Ari she lost custody of long ago. A brave and uncompromising musician, Nico is the story of an artist, a mother, and the woman behind the icon. In English, German, and Czech with subtitles. 2018. 1h 33 m.

n I Am Not A Witch — When eight-year-old Shula turns up alone and unannounced in a rural Zambian village, the locals are suspicious. A minor incident escalates to a full-blown witch trial, where she is found guilty and sentenced to life on a state-run witch camp. There, she is tethered to a long white ribbon and told that if she ever tries to run away, she will be transformed into a goat. As the days pass, Shula begins to settle into her new community, but a threat looms on the horizon. In English, Bemba, Nyanja, and Tonga with subtitles. 2017. 1h 33 m.

n Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda — One of the most important artists of our era, Ryuichi Sakamoto has had a prolific career spanning over four decades. From techno-pop stardom to Oscar®-winning film composer, the evolution of his music has coincided with his life journeys. Following Fukushima, Sakamoto became an iconic figure in Japan’s social movement against nuclear power. As Sakamoto returns to music following a cancer diagnosis, his haunting awareness of life crises leads to a resounding new masterpiece. An intimate portrait of both the artist and the man. In Japanese with subtitles. 2017. 1h 42 m.

n A Bread Factory • Part One — Celebrate our independent theater and the city of Hudson in a cinematic experience like no other. See A Bread Factory, the new film from writer-director Patrick Wang (In the Family, The Grief of Others), while sitting in the seats of the very theater where it was filmed! And see it before it premieres in New York City and Los Angeles! Told in two films, A Bread Factory was shot in Hudson and at Time & Space Limited in 2017. It features a cast and crew from your neighborhood and beyond and takes its inspiration from the life story of TSL’s co-directors Linda Mussmann and Claudia Bruce.

A Bread Factory Part One: For the Sake of Gold. After 40 years of running their community arts center, The Bread Factory, Dorothea (Tyne Daly) and Greta (Elisabeth Henry) are suddenly fighting for survival when a celebrity couple – performance artists from China – come to Checkford and build an enormous complex down the street catapulting big changes in their small town. 2h 2 m.

n Ingmar Bergman Centennial: The Magic Flute (1975) — Celebrating Ingmar Bergman’s 100th birthday: Ingmar Bergman puts his indelible stamp on Mozart’s exquisite opera in this sublime rendering of one of the composer’s best-loved works: a celebration of love, forgiveness, and the brotherhood of man. The Magic Flute (Trollflöjten) stars Josef Köstlinger as Tamino, the young man determined to rescue a beautiful princess from the clutches of parental evil. In Swedish with subtitles. 1975. 2h 25 m.

n Ingmar Bergman Centennial: Wild Strawberries (1957) — Wild Strawberries is centered on two journeys: one physical, the other introspective. Isak Borg (played by Victor Sjöström, director of The Phantom Carriage) drives to Lund University, where he is to be given a lifetime achievement award for his work in medicine. Along the way, Borg is confronted by his past and forced to acknowledge his failures as a son, lover, husband, and father. The former journey is a testament to his successful career; the latter, his failings as a man.

Ingmar Bergman, the film’s writer-director, notes in his autobiography Images (available at the TSL Book Space) that Isak Borg was a characterization of himself at the time: ‘I was thirty-seven, cut off from all human relations… I was a loner, a failure, I mean a complete failure. Though successful. And clever. And orderly. And disciplined.’ Wild Strawberries is an insightful journey into the mind of its auteur, who’s centennial we are now celebrating with this and other films. 1957. 1h 32 m.

n Schedule and tickets at 518-822-8448 or www.timeandspace.org – Time & Space Limited.,

434 Columbia Street

Thursday, Sept 13

Jangly Indie-Rock

8 p.m.

Club Helsinki

405 Columbia Street, Hudson

518-828-4800

www.helsinkihudson.com

Indie-rock band Real Estate brings its jangly pop sounds to Hudson! Psych-rock duo Wet Tuna will warm up the crowd with its singular jams.

Known for its winsome songwriting and profound earnestness, Real Estate’s airily melodic songs float atop a latticework of jangly guitars that should appeal to fans of Weezer, Deerhunter, and the Feelies. The group’s most recent album, “In Mind,” delivers the familiar warmth and soft-focus narratives that characterize the band – pastoral guitars, elegantly deployed arrangements, a sort of mindful melancholy. Airtight pop songs vie with open-ended jams that might remind a listener of Wilco.

$38 – $45

There Is A Happiness That Morning Is

44 West Bridge Street, Catskill

518-943-3818

In Mickle Maher’s word-drunk theatrical romp, a pair of William Blake scholars engage in an impromptu (and highly inappropriate) public display of affection on the campus quad and must apologize to their students in class the following day or risk losing their jobs. A raucous celebration of art, ardor, and academia, written almost entirely in rhymed couplets. This is one set of lectures no student (or audience) in their right mind would want to miss. Directed and designed by John Sowle and featuring Molly Parker Myers, Brian Petti, and Steven Patterson. Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:00.

Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street, Catskill, NY.

Thursday, Sept 13

Catskill Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Festival

348 Sunside Road, East Durham

518-634-2541

Experience the Annual Catskill Mountain Thunder motorcycle rally at Blackthorne Resort - the largest motorcycle festival in Upstate New York! Enjoy stunt shows, rodeo games, live music, a vendor expo and bike show with cash prizes.

Wednesday night don’t miss the pub crawl & Thursday a pre-festival party.

Onsite lodging, RV & camping always available. Free Demo rides all weekend long! Open to all bike brands, spectators welcome.

Browse area Catskills lodging and hotel accommodations and don’t miss this popular annual event!

Can’t make it or want to enjoy another great motorcycle rally in the Catskills? Take a ride through the Catskills at the beginning of October during the Color in the Catskills festival at Hunter Mountain! Enjoy scenic fall foliage, live music, and guided base to summit rides at this free motorcycle event.

Friday, Sept 14

Artisan Friday!

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

SomethinsGottaGive

5 Main Street, Chatham

917-450-7072

Meet the Artist! This week is Joyce Flower/Basketmaker and Susannah White/Puppet Builder

Serving Artisan Cocktails created by Angus Van Beusichem of The People’s Pub

Free

Honey’s Hudson Pop Up Dinner/Shop!

4 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Olde York Farm Distillery & Cooperage

284 State Route 23, Claverack

845-480-1237

www.oldeyorkfarm.com

Enjoy handmade Isreali inspired savory and sweet baked goods.

As always, we will have our specialty drinks and spirits available!

Basilica Soundscape 2018

6 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Basilica Hudson

110 S. Front Street, Hudson

518-822-1050

www.basilicahudson.org

A weekend of music and art: post-punks, performance artists, an international orchestra, textile installation, poet activists, and more – Basilica SoundScape , a carefully curated weekend that’s been called “the antifestival” for offering a thoughtful mix of music, visual art, and literature, is presented by The Creative Independent’s Brandon Stosuy and Basilica Hudson’s co-founders Melissa Auf der Maur and Tony Stone with additional creative direction from long-time visual and design director of SoundScape and former Pitchfork Creative Director Mike Renaud—now head of Chicago-based integrated creative studio Varyer, who are formally joining the team as co-presenters of the event. SoundScape 2018 will also feature the talents of two guest collaborators, author Jenn Pelly (Pitchfork, 33 1/3, the Raincoats) and head of Sacred Bones Records, Caleb Braaten.

$30 – $125

The Decorator

8 p.m.

The Theater Barn

654 Route 20, New Lebanon

518-794-8989

www.thetheatrerbarn.org

Marcia returns to her flat to find it has not been painted. A painter is just beginning the work when the wife of the man with whom Marcia is having an affair arrives to tell all to her husband. Marcia hires the painter, a part time actor, to impersonate her husband. Hilarity is piled upon hilarity as the painter, who takes his acting very seriously, portrays the absent husband.

$31

There Is A Happiness That Morning Is

44 West Bridge Street, Catskill

518-943-3818

In Mickle Maher’s word-drunk theatrical romp, a pair of William Blake scholars engage in an impromptu (and highly inappropriate) public display of affection on the campus quad and must apologize to their students in class the following day or risk losing their jobs. A raucous celebration of art, ardor, and academia, written almost entirely in rhymed couplets. This is one set of lectures no student (or audience) in their right mind would want to miss. Directed and designed by John Sowle and featuring Molly Parker Myers, Brian Petti, and Steven Patterson. Eight performances only, September 6-16. Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:00. “Pay What You Will” performances Thursday September 6 and Sunday September 9. Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street, Catskill, NY. For more details and ticketing information, visit BridgeSt.org.

Catskill Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Festival

348 Sunside Road, East Durham

518-634-2541

Experience the Annual Catskill Mountain Thunder motorcycle rally at Blackthorne Resort - the largest motorcycle festival in Upstate New York! Enjoy stunt shows, rodeo games, live music, a vendor expo and bike show with cash prizes.

Wednesday night don’t miss the pub crawl & Thursday a pre-festival party.

Onsite lodging, RV & camping always available. Free Demo rides all weekend long! Open to all bike brands, spectators welcome.

Browse area Catskills lodging and hotel accommodations and don’t miss this popular annual event!

Can’t make it or want to enjoy another great motorcycle rally in the Catskills? Take a ride through the Catskills at the beginning of October during the Color in the Catskills festival at Hunter Mountain! Enjoy scenic fall foliage, live music, and guided base to summit rides at this free motorcycle event.

13th Annual Raymond Beecher Lecture

443 Main Street, Catskill

518-943-7465

Join us at Joe’s Garage in the Village of Catskill for the 13th annual Raymond Beecher Lecture! Ned Sullivan, president of Scenic Hudson, will be discussing the relevance of Thomas Cole within the framework of current environmentalist movements and our relationship with the Hudson River Valley landscape today.

Saturday, Sept 15

Read & Relax Book Sale

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

McNary Center of St. Paul’s Church

6 Silvester Street, Kinderhook

The Friends of the Library will partner again with our neighbors at St. Paul’s for the Fall Book Sale at the McNary Center. We will have thousands of new and gently-loved books for adults and children. The Read & Relax cafe will open at 8:30am on Saturday, and will offer home baked specialties throughout the day.

(Bargain hunters can return on Sunday for the popular “shop by donation” sale from 1pm to 3pm.)

Meet Smokey Bear & His Forest Friends!

10:30 a.m.

FASNY Museum of Firefighting

117 Harry Howard Avenue, Hudson

518-822-1875

www.fasnyfiremuseum.com

Join us at the FASNY Museum of Firefighting and meet live forest animals and learn how fire destroys their habitats and threatens their lives. Smokey Bear will greet and pose for pictures with children. A Forest Ranger will also visit and show kids cool equipment used to fight forest fires. You can make a Smokey Bear craft and learn why “Only YOU Can Prevent Forest Fires.” It’s going to be “wild” morning at the Museum, so don’t miss it! This program and admission to the Museum for the day is free to residents of Columbia County (with proof of residency: a drivers license for head of household) thanks to a generous grant award from Hudson River Bank and

Trust Co. Foundation.

The FASNY Museum of Firefighting is America’s interactive museum of firefighting! Activities for families include creative play on selected fire engines, hands-on interactives, including the popular bucket brigade activity, a virtual fire engine driving activity, the Jr. Firefighter Challenge and the Cabot/McCadam Discovery Room. With over 60 pieces of apparatus on exhibit, whether you’re a firefighter, a student of history or a family looking for a fun and educational day trip, you will not want to miss this unique Museum.

Free

Corn Maze!

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Samascott’s Garden Market

65 Chatham Street, Kinderhook

518-758-9292

www.samascott.com/gardenmarket

Our 7th Annual Corn Maze is open every weekend through October.

Try your luck in this year’s maze – Charlotte’s Evil Brother.

Beware of the web…spiders are quick to catch their prey! This year’s maze will challenge you to the max with paths that all look similar to the last. We dare you to enter!

**Are you interested in coming on a weekday? We can accommodate maze-goers on weekdays too – just ask!

$7

Fall Open House

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Hillrock Estate Distillery

408 Pooles Hill Road, Ancram

518-329-1023

www.hillrockdistillery.com

Special owner’s reserve, barrel proof heavy peat smoked, estate single malt finished in Oloroso Sherry casks.

Farm & distillery tours, tastings, and bottle signing with Master Distiller Dave Pickerell.

Basilica Soundscape 2018

5 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Basilica Hudson

110 S. Front Street, Hudson

518-822-1050

www.basilicahudson.org

A weekend of music and art: post-punks, performance artists, an international orchestra, textile installation, poet activists, and more – Basilica SoundScape , a carefully curated weekend that’s been called “the antifestival” for offering a thoughtful mix of music, visual art, and literature, is presented by The Creative Independent’s Brandon Stosuy and Basilica Hudson’s co-founders Melissa Auf der Maur and Tony Stone with additional creative direction from long-time visual and design director of SoundScape and former Pitchfork Creative Director Mike Renaud—now head of Chicago-based integrated creative studio Varyer, who are formally joining the team as co-presenters of the event. SoundScape 2018 will also feature the talents of two guest collaborators, author Jenn Pelly (Pitchfork, 33 1/3, the Raincoats) and head of Sacred Bones Records, Caleb Braaten.

$30 – $125

Side Show Willie

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Hudson-Chatham Winery

1900 Route 66, Ghent

518-392-9463

This band has been voted Columbia County’s Best Entertainers two years in a row. They will be rocking the winery.

The winery will have wine and beer available, plus a food truck on site.

A can’t-miss party!!!

Artist Reception

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

John Davis Gallery

362 1/2 Warren Street, Hudson

518-828-5907

www.johndavisgallery.com

A group of artists will open in the Main Galleries, Sculpture Garden and Carriage House. The gallery will have five solo shows (sculpture and painting). The work will be on display through October 7th.

Main Galleries & Sculpture Garden – Jock Ireland

Carriage House, Ground Floor – Len Bellinger

Carriage House, Second Floor – Arnold Mesches

Carriage House, Third Floor – Daniel John Gadd

Carriage House, Fourth Floor – Lizbeth Mitty

Light into Night

6:30 p.m.

Art Omi

1405 County Route 22, Ghent

518-392-4747

www.artomi.org

Our annual Light Into Night event brings together visual artists, writers, musicians, dancers and architects (and the people who support them) for a rare evening of art, dinner & dance against the striking backdrop of the Art Omi Studio Barns.

The evening also features avant-garde art happenings and innovative performances by Art Omi alumni and friends. Upon arriving, guests will enjoy delicious drinks and a rustic food-hall-style dinner presented by The Flammerie and Oak. Our silent auction will be open to bidding throughout the evening. Towards the end of dinner we will have exciting live auction featuring rare art experiences and luxurious vacation destinations, followed by dessert and dancing to top off the night.

Meanwhile, our youngest Art Omi supporters are welcome at Little Stars, a children’s party at Camp Omi with a campfire and art-making.

$25 – $500

Leaf Peepers Concert Series: Tim Fain

7 p.m.

Hudson Hall

327 Warren Street, Hudson

(518) 822-1438

www.hudsonhall.org

Hailed as a “charismatic young violinist with a matinee idol profile, strong musical instincts, and first rate chops” (The Boston Globe), Tim Fain’s playing can be heard on the soundtracks to Academy Award-winning films Moonlight, Black Swan, and 12 Years a Slave. He has also collaborated with Phillip Glass, Pinchas Zukerman, Mitsuko Uchida, Iggy Pop and the New York City Ballet, to name a few.

Fain returns to Hudson Hall with a new program of dynamic, multimedia-infused classical, contemporary, and original music played with his signature flair. Highlights include works by Philip Glass, Bryce Dessner, Nico Mulhy, J.S. Bach, and Lev Zhurbin.

$25 – $40

The Decorator

8 p.m.

The Theater Barn

654 Route 20, New Lebanon

518-794-8989

www.thetheatrerbarn.org

Marcia returns to her flat to find it has not been painted. A painter is just beginning the work when the wife of the man with whom Marcia is having an affair arrives to tell all to her husband. Marcia hires the painter, a part time actor, to impersonate her husband. Hilarity is piled upon hilarity as the painter, who takes his acting very seriously, portrays the absent husband.

$31

Basilica Soundscape 2018

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Basilica Hudson

110 S. Front Street, Hudson

518-822-1050

www.basilicahudson.org

Closing out the weekend with a day of performance, art, music, food and celebration, Basilica SoundScape’s Sunday activities are FREE and open to all. From the experimental, multidisciplinary performance of The Triptych to community radio station WGXC’s Record Fair, Basilica SoundScape’s Sunday invites SoundScape attendees to sample a section of Hudson’s creative and cultural community.

TRIPTYCH – Performances from 1pm

Music, readings, performance, prayer, peace. Hosted by Hudson-based artist Shanekia McIntosh. With performances by Martine Gutierrez, Zeelie Brown, Davon, Lady Moon, Joey De Jesus, Bibbe Hansen and B Taylor.

What mystical potencies does ritual performance evoke of the triptychal formation? TRIPTYCH stages a triangulation at, or toward— From three nodes, of bodies (material, sound, organic and other) that speaks to the very concept of ritual. The day of performances organizes around three nodes (shrine, movement, and plenum) crafting a conceptual constellation of sacred geometry across performances throughout the day. As a form, the triptych offers reliefs carved on three panels, three speculations imagined into image. How might recuperating a livable planet demand a re-imagination of performances of mysticism? TRIPTYCH moves beyond, approximating at a collective truth through collaborative performance. The stage is a shrine. If the universe—the turning into one—is a lie, and all of space is full, constituted by dark matter, how do things move across space?

Free

Annual Tractor/Truck Pull featuring The Gambler Weight Sled

Gravel Bank Road, Ashland

518-734-3636

Tractor and truck pulls featuring the Gambler Weight Sled. Pulling classes for tractors are Antique, Enhanced Antique, Out of Field, 2500# - 10500# and Tandem Tractor Pulls. Pulling classes for trucks are as follows: Stock Gas Trucks - 6000#, 7000# and 9000#. Stock Diesel Trucks - 9000# and 10000#. Tractors will pull first followed by trucks. Admission is free. Ribbons and trophies awarded to winners in all pulling classes. $10 per hook and $20 for tandem tractor pulls. Plenty of good food from hamburgers to hotdogs to chili and breakfast sandwiches starting @ 7 AM. Raffle Tickets available.

There Is A Happiness That Morning Is

44 West Bridge Street, Catskill

518-943-3818

In Mickle Maher’s word-drunk theatrical romp, a pair of William Blake scholars engage in an impromptu (and highly inappropriate) public display of affection on the campus quad and must apologize to their students in class the following day or risk losing their jobs. A raucous celebration of art, ardor, and academia, written almost entirely in rhymed couplets. This is one set of lectures no student (or audience) in their right mind would want to miss. Directed and designed by John Sowle and featuring Molly Parker Myers, Brian Petti, and Steven Patterson. Eight performances only, September 6-16. Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:00. “Pay What You Will” performances Thursday September 6 and Sunday September 9. Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street, Catskill, NY. For more details and ticketing information, visit BridgeSt.org.

Bauernball

430 Winter Clove Road, Round Top

518-622-3751

Another one of the never ending festivities at the Mountain Brauhaus is our Bauernball, a dance celebrated throughout the fall consisting of live music by a famed German/American band, ample German specialties including; schnitzel, bratwurst, sauerbraten among countless others, flowing German beer and wines, fun is sure to be had by all. At the start of the night patrons will notice the dance floor adorned with various colored ribbons hanging candies tempting those as they pass. The idea of the game is to successfully take a candy without the “sheriff” catching you in the act. Back in the medieval times of Germany, Bauernball originated as a peasant’s ball, a rustic dance, typical of the Tyrol region in Austria. It was a German social event, where attendees would come dressed in costumes representing the various different German speaking countries. Each year a game was played while dancing to help allow all those involved to forget about the realities of everyday live and enjoy the night for what it is. Come join us at the Mountain Brauhaus for a modern twist on an age old good time.

Out Of The Darkness Community Walk

1 Water Street Road, Hudson

518-791-1544

Columbia-Greene Out of the darkness community walk. To help raise awareness about suicide prevention. Please join us for this worthy cause! You can walk, volunteer and donate. Check in is at 10:00 A.M the Opening program/walk is at 11:00 A.M

Build Your Own Bluebird Box at Mountain Top Arboretum

4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville

518-589-3903

With Dave Turan (Michael Kudish Natural History Preserve) Help create homes for bluebirds! Participants will build bluebird houses and learn about the eastern bluebird. Bluebirds are cavity nesters that prefer open fields and need to compete with other cavity nesters, such as tree swallows, for suitable habitat. The male will show the female several possible locations to raise their young, before she chooses one. To provide for both species, it is suggested to install 2 boxes in close proximity. $10 plus materials cost of $12 per nest box. Full kits will be provided. Pre-Registration is suggested. Kit supplies are limited.

MTHS 7th Annual Postcard Show & Talk

5132 Route 23A, Haines Falls

518-589-6657

Join MTHS on Saturday, Sept. 15th for the 7th Annual Postcard Show & Talk from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. @ the U&D Train Station. This year’s show is bigger and better than ever! Talk by John Duda at 2:00 p.m. Food will be available. The MTHS will also be selling ephemera from its attic in a special sale. A $3.00 entry fee will be charged at the door.

Catskill Street Festival

Main Street, Catskil

What a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon in September. Come walk Main Street in beautiful Catskill, New York and shop the miriad of vendors selling their arts and crafts, taste some beer from a local or regional craft brewery, eat some delicious food from one of the many food vendors and local restaurants, all while listening to live music played by several different bands and solo musicians. Admission is absolutely free, so come on down and enjoy the day!

Catskill Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Festival

348 Sunside Road, East Durham

518-634-2541

Experience the Annual Catskill Mountain Thunder motorcycle rally at Blackthorne Resort - the largest motorcycle festival in Upstate New York! Enjoy stunt shows, rodeo games, live music, a vendor expo and bike show with cash prizes.

Wednesday night don’t miss the pub crawl & Thursday a pre-festival party.

Onsite lodging, RV & camping always available. Free Demo rides all weekend long! Open to all bike brands, spectators welcome.

Browse area Catskills lodging and hotel accommodations and don’t miss this popular annual event!

Can’t make it or want to enjoy another great motorcycle rally in the Catskills? Take a ride through the Catskills at the beginning of October during the Color in the Catskills festival at Hunter Mountain! Enjoy scenic fall foliage, live music, and guided base to summit rides at this free motorcycle event.

Sunday, Sept 16

Corn Maze!

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Samascott’s Garden Market

65 Chatham Street, Kinderhook

518-758-9292

www.samascott.com/gardenmarket

Our 7th Annual Corn Maze is open every weekend through October.

Try your luck in this year’s maze – Charlotte’s Evil Brother.

Beware of the web…spiders are quick to catch their prey! This year’s maze will challenge you to the max with paths that all look similar to the last. We dare you to enter!

**Are you interested in coming on a weekday? We can accommodate maze-goers on weekdays too – just ask!

$7

Chamber Music with Panel Discussions

1 p.m.

Dr. Oliver Bronson House

53 Worth Avenue, Hudson

518-828-1785

Come experience chamber music as it was originally intended within the intimate parlor spaces at the Dr. Oliver Bronson House.

Prior to the concert, there will be a panel discussion on architecture, music and performances. The panel includes architect, historian, and president of Historic Alan Neumann; TON Cellist and music director, Andrew Borkowski; and Peter Laki, visiting associate professor of Music at Bard Conservancy of Music.

All panel discussions start at pm, concerts at 2pm, and the event ends with a reception at 3pm.

$25 – $35

The Decorator

2 p.m.

The Theater Barn

654 Route 20, New Lebanon

518-794-8989

www.thetheatrerbarn.org

Marcia returns to her flat to find it has not been painted. A painter is just beginning the work when the wife of the man with whom Marcia is having an affair arrives to tell all to her husband. Marcia hires the painter, a part time actor, to impersonate her husband. Hilarity is piled upon hilarity as the painter, who takes his acting very seriously, portrays the absent husband.

$31

Catskill Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Festival

348 Sunside Road, East Durham

518-634-2541

Experience the Annual Catskill Mountain Thunder motorcycle rally at Blackthorne Resort - the largest motorcycle festival in Upstate New York! Enjoy stunt shows, rodeo games, live music, a vendor expo and bike show with cash prizes.

Wednesday night don’t miss the pub crawl & Thursday a pre-festival party.

Onsite lodging, RV & camping always available. Free Demo rides all weekend long! Open to all bike brands, spectators welcome.

Browse area Catskills lodging and hotel accommodations and don’t miss this popular annual event!

Can’t make it or want to enjoy another great motorcycle rally in the Catskills? Take a ride through the Catskills at the beginning of October during the Color in the Catskills festival at Hunter Mountain! Enjoy scenic fall foliage, live music, and guided base to summit rides at this free motorcycle event.

There Is A Happiness That Morning Is

44 West Bridge Street, Catskill

518-943-3818

In Mickle Maher’s word-drunk theatrical romp, a pair of William Blake scholars engage in an impromptu (and highly inappropriate) public display of affection on the campus quad and must apologize to their students in class the following day or risk losing their jobs. A raucous celebration of art, ardor, and academia, written almost entirely in rhymed couplets. This is one set of lectures no student (or audience) in their right mind would want to miss. Directed and designed by John Sowle and featuring Molly Parker Myers, Brian Petti, and Steven Patterson. Eight performances only, September 6-16. Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:00. “Pay What You Will” performances Thursday September 6 and Sunday September 9. Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street, Catskill, NY. For more details and ticketing information, visit BridgeSt.org.

The Zach Ferrara & Romário Ferreira Duo

353 Main Street, Catskill

518-943-5500

The Zach Ferrara & Romário Ferreira Duo are an acoustic guitar instrumental group from the Capital Region. The two play exciting takes on classic tunes in the styles of Gypsy swing, Latin jazz, American jazz and contemporary music. The unique combination of Zach’s pick style playing and Romário’s finger style create a distinctive, lively and spirited sound.

Thursday, Sept 20

Psychic Medium to ‘Perform’

7 p.m.

Club Helsinki

405 Columbia Street, Hudson

518-828-4800

www.helsinkihudson.com

Psychic medium Deborah Hanlon, who specializes in connecting people with loved ones who have passed on, will be in Hudson!!!

Hanlon was named Favorite Psychic Medium in About.com’s Reader’s Choice Awards in 2012.

Hanlon discovered she has the ability to connect with dead people in August 2001. She has since provided readings for over 3,000 people all over the country.

Hanlon attributes most of her ability to events early on in her life, mainly the illness and death of her 4-year-old brother, Christopher, when she was only 3. Hanlon believes that it was because she was so young and still so open that she knew very early on that her brother did not “die” as everyone else saw it; she knew Christopher was always still around.

Friday, Sept 21

Artisan Friday!

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

SomethinsGottaGive

5 Main Street, Chatham

917-450-7072

Meet the Artist! This week is Karyn Dornemann/Quilter

Serving Artisan Cocktails created by Angus Van Beusichem of The People’s Pub

Free

The Decorator

8 p.m.

The Theater Barn

654 Route 20, New Lebanon

518-794-8989

www.thetheatrerbarn.org

Marcia returns to her flat to find it has not been painted. A painter is just beginning the work when the wife of the man with whom Marcia is having an affair arrives to tell all to her husband. Marcia hires the painter, a part time actor, to impersonate her husband. Hilarity is piled upon hilarity as the painter, who takes his acting very seriously, portrays the absent husband.

$31

Homegrown Indie-Folk

9 p.m.

Club Helsinki

405 Columbia Street, Hudson

518-828-4800

www.helsinkihudson.com

Roots-folk duo Hudson Dusters bring their rich blend of sounds to Hudson.

Local singer-songwriters Jon B. Woodin and Foggy Otis met at Club Helsinki’s weekly open mic. Mutual admiration quickly led to collaboration. Their debut album, “Dare to Dream,” was released in spring 2018.

Stylistically, the Hudson Dusters weave a rich tapestry of sound over the solid foundation of Woodin’s acoustic guitar and Otis’s ukulele. From delicately performed folk ballads to up-tempo country-rockers to soulful bursts of vocal harmony to sonic assaults of distortion served up via ukulele, the Hudson Dusters deliver their songs in a manner all their own.

Woodin is a talented multi-instrumentalist who has played principal cello in a number of orchestras, including Hearts Content Ensemble, a highly regarded sextet with which he appears to this day. Woodin also plays bass, banjo, saxophone, pennywhistle, ukulele, keyboards, various implements of percussion, and is fluent in the art of beat-boxing — a skill he puts to use on “Dare to Dream.”

Foggy Otis cites guitarists Terry Kath and Jerry Garcia and ukulele enthusiast George Harrison as the guides on his journey of ukulele awareness. In 2014, Otis’s “Feels Like Christmas” won an international contest hosted by Ukulele magazine. He has performed his songs live on SiriusXM multiple times.

The Dusters’ debut album, “Dare to Dream” is a coherent collection of songs centered

around soaring vocal arrangements and stellar musicianship, often supplemented by a

coterie of talented friends.

$15

Greene County Cruisers Cruise Nights

30 Catskill Commons, Catskill

Come check out local classic cars...you never know what will show up! Bring the family for an evening of fun. Music, 50/50’s, and giveaways. Along with donations for Clara Ray Morton we will be accepting canned food donations. Hours: 5pm till dark.

Annual Arts & Craft Show

92 Randy Road, Athens

The Annual Arts & Craft Show features individual artisans presenting their original works from 11 AM to 4 PM at the Lodge at Sleepy Hollow Lake in Athens.!!

If interested in featuring your wor,k contact Trish at tmcbreen@gmail.com. $35 per space includes 6’ table with indoor and outdoor space available upon request. Space is limited! Availability on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Catskill Community Center Annual Farm to Table Dinner

1 Main St., Catskill

518-719-8244

Come join us for our 2nd Annual Farm To Table Dinner brought to you by the Catskill Community Center and the Catskill Farmers Market. The event will be held at the Historic Catskill Point on Friday, Sept 21st at 6 pm. There will be locally sourced food from our wonderful Farmers Market vendors and Chef Sean from Creekside Restaurant will prepare a delectable dinner for all to share. This evening will be magical, including entertainment, beer, wine and a chance to meet and party with friends. The proceeds of the dinner will go towards helping Catskill Community Center to grow in programming and community services.

Greene County Cruisers Cruise Nights

30 Catskill Commons, Catskill

Come check out local classic cars...you never know what will show up! Bring the family for an evening of fun. Music, 50/50’s, and giveaways. Along with donations for Clara Ray Morton we will be accepting canned food donations. Hours: 5pm till dark.

Harvest Moonlight Dinner

19 Resort Dr, Windham

800-754-9463

Begin the evening with a Skyride to the summit of Windham Mountain for a themed beverage and amuse-bouche. Enjoy a magnificent view from the summit, while our chef prepares to be savored al fresco on Windham Mountain Resort’s patio

Saturday, Sept 22

Roe Jan Ramble Bike Tour

7:30 a.m.

Copake Memorial Park

230 Mountain View Road, Copake

518-329-1234

www.townofcopake.org

6th Annual... Mark your calendar now to join over 300 riders on this non-competitive enjoyable ride through Copake, Hillsdale and Ancram. The routes vary from the easy and flat family-friendly 10-mile route, up to the experienced and challenging 50-miler.

Sign up online.

Free

Kinderhook Dutch Farming Heritage Trail Run

9 a.m.

Martin Van Buren National Historic Site

1013 Old Post Road, Kinderhook

518-758-9689

www.nps.gov/mava

Run the Farm! Martin Van Buren stated in his Will that the last and happiest days of his life were spent as a farmer at Lindenwald. You too can experience the delight President Van Buren had for his property and the adjoining countryside. On Saturday September 22nd, join the National Park Service, Kinderhook Runners Club, Friends of Kinderhook Trails, Roxbury Farm, Friends of Lindenwald and the Columbia County Historical Society to celebrate the the beautiful autumn season and enjoy the Kinderhook Dutch Farming Heritage Trail which connects three farms active over four centuries.

The four mile run will begin at the Lindenwald mansion, following the trail route up Old Post Road across the rolling terrain of Roxbury Farm to the Luykas Van Allen House where it loops around and returns through Roxbury Farm fields to the connector trail back to the front of the mansion.

Register by 9/21! Registration for the run is limited to 250 and is filling fast. There’s no cost to register for the race which is one of many activities that are a part of the 2018 Hudson River Valley Ramble.

Corn Maze!

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Samascott’s Garden Market

65 Chatham Street, Kinderhook

518-758-9292

www.samascott.com/gardenmarket

Our 7th Annual Corn Maze is open every weekend through October.

Try your luck in this year’s maze – Charlotte’s Evil Brother.

Beware of the web…spiders are quick to catch their prey! This year’s maze will challenge you to the max with paths that all look similar to the last. We dare you to enter!

**Are you interested in coming on a weekday? We can accommodate maze-goers on weekdays too – just ask!

$7

Food Truck & Craft Beer Fest

12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Copake Country Club

44 Golf Course Rd, Craryville

518-325-4338

www.copakecountryclub.com

Our first ever Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival!!

Taking place on the first fairway of our 18 hole lakeside golf course…..with an incredible setting, our Festival is an event you wont want to miss

**FREE ADMISSION*

-Family Friendl

-Kids Craft Corner and Face Paintin

-Live Music provided by Rhinebeck School of Musi

-Local Craft Vendors selling good

-Lawn Game

-Local Beers on tap at our Outdoor Bar

FOOD VENDORS

Charcoal Dol

The Green Palat

Little Blue Boa

Nosh Food Truck and Catering Compan

Lilli’s Bu

Be sure to RSVP so all the Food Trucks can prep enough for everyone

Free

Artist on Art: Umber Majeed

5 p.m.

Olana

5720 State Route 9G, Hudson

518-828-1872

www.olana.org

Inside Olana — Artists offer a unique lens with which to “read” an artist’s home & landscape. This season The Olana Partnership (TOP) partners with the Institute for Arab and Islamic Art (IAIA) in NYC to bring a dynamic mix of contemporary artists to Olana to layer their perceptions of Middle Eastern influences in Church’s home of American landscape painting. During this series, artists use many disciplines and “poetic license” to talk about Olana and the exhibition, Costume & Custom with concepts and connections that are unique to the guide. This is not a traditional house tour! Artist-led tours are accompanied by The Olana Partnership’s Director of Education and end with a glass of wine and a snack on the piazza near sunset.

Umber Majeed is a multidisciplinary visual artist. Her art training in Pakistan, New York, and Lebanon has activated a mapping of her cultural hybridity to negotiate tactics of sociality as an American born and raised, Pakistani-descent Muslim, woman of color. Majeed’s practice attempts to unpack the temporalities within South Asia as site, familial archival material, popular culture, and modern nation state narratives. The humor, lush visuality, and broken perspective/composition within the speculative fiction, drawings, collages, and animations seek to make visible the outlines of cultural alienation and systematic violence. Her current projects engage with familial archives to explore specifics of Pakistani state and urban infrastructure through a feminist lens. She lives and works between New York, USA and Lahore, Pakistan. Majeed received her MFA from Parsons the New School for Design in 2016 and graduated from Beaconhouse National University in Lahore, Pakistan in 2013. In July 2017, she completed the HWP fellowship at Ashkal Alwan in Beirut, Lebanon. Majeed has shown in venues across Pakistan, North America, and Europe. Recent group exhibitions include; ‘The Divided Self’, The Slought Foundation, Philadelphia (2012), ‘Ornate Activate’, Shirin Gallery, New York (2015), and “The Museum: Within and Without”, The State Hermitage Museum, St.Petersburg, Russia (2015), “welcome to what we took from is the state”, Queens Museum, New York (2016), and ‘Promises to Keep’, apexart, New York.(2017).

$10 – $15

Artists’ Reception

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Carrie Haddad Gallery

622 Warren Street, Hudson

518-828-1915

www.carriehaddadgallery.com

“Bejeweled”... a collection of rich and rare non-representational painting, mixed media and sculpture. This exhibit will highlight how different artists layer color with geometry using paint, wax, wood, pulp and photo projections.

Featured artists include Stephen Walling, Vincent Pomilio, Ralph Stout, Susan Stover, Sarah Berney and photography by Nancy Goldring.

Free

Movable Feast

6 p.m.

Hudson Hall

327 Warren Street, Hudson

(518) 822-1438

www.hudsonhall.org

Movable Feast, an evening of dining and drinks in some of Hudson’s most beautiful shops and homes. Celebrating its 23rd year, this Hudson institution gives guests the opportunity to taste the culinary delights of the Hudson Valley in the company of friends, neighbors and visitors, all while supporting Hudson Hall in its mission to provide low or no cost arts and cultural programming to the community.

The evening begins at 6pm with wine and hors d’oeuvres in Hudson Hall’s magnificent 1855 performance hall. Guests then receive their dinner assignments and depart for a delicious meal in a nearby home, or one of Hudson’s beautiful boutique shops or galleries.

$100

Mary Ann Palermo and First Take

8:00 pm

Valatie Community Theatre

3031 Main Street, Valatie

518-758-1309

www.valatiecommunitytheatre.org

JAZZ-BLUES-FUNK-ROCK

Mary Ann Palermo is the lead vocalist of First Take. She is a professional singer/ songwriter, and song stylist who gives a powerful and soulful performance to some of the greatest Jazz tunes, along with a fantastic mix of BluesFunk, and Rock that’s sure to satisfy every musical palate! Join her along with Stephen Dietemann, Steven Elling, Jereme Vinette, Ed Stein, and Kyle Murray Heat up your night ! Find out why Mary Ann Palermo and First Take are oneof the hottest area bands! Come and get your groove on, and dance, dance, dance

$10

The Decorator

8 p.m.

The Theater Barn

654 Route 20, New Lebanon

518-794-8989

www.thetheatrerbarn.org

Marcia returns to her flat to find it has not been painted. A painter is just beginning the work when the wife of the man with whom Marcia is having an affair arrives to tell all to her husband. Marcia hires the painter, a part time actor, to impersonate her husband. Hilarity is piled upon hilarity as the painter, who takes his acting very seriously, portrays the absent husband.

$31

Classic Reggae

9 p.m.

Club Helsinki

405 Columbia Street, Hudson

518-828-4800

www.helsinkihudson.com

Pioneering Jamaican outfit Black Uhuru brings its patented style of reggae to Hudson.

Black Uhuru, formed in 1972, was the first band to win a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album. The group garnered global recognition in the late-1970s and early-1980s touring with groups including the Clash, the Police, and the Rolling Stones. The group is also known for its longtime association with Sly (Dunbar) and Robbie (Shakespeare), the legendary reggae rhythm section and production duo.

With roots in Jamaica’s reggae scene dating back to the early 1960s, Black Uhuru is one of the few bands that can claim continuity throughout the near-60 years of reggae history. Still led by founder Derrick “Duckie” Simpson, the group’s music maintains the original countercultural aspects of reggae, criticizing social injustice and economic materialism and extolling Rastafarian values such as Afrocentrism and social equality, combined with reggae’s deep, funky dance grooves.

With the help of Sly and Robbie, Black Uhuru patented its unique sound combining deep bass thumps with loud drum slaps, sharp keyboards, call-and-response horns, long instrumentals with guitar riffs, whirly-back round noises, echoes, and dub effects.

Black Uhuru’s long lifespan has made them worldwide reggae ambassadors. With 14 full-length albums, seven instrumental dub albums, and four live albums, they have the highest record sales in reggae music behind Bob Marley. The album “Red” was voted #23 for Rolling Stone’s list of “100 Greatest Albums of the 1980s.” Aside from winning the first Reggae Grammy, Black Uhuru has been nominated five more times.

$28 – $38

Every Saturday through November 17

The Hudson Farmers’ Market

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Corner of Sixth & Columbia Streets

hudsonfarmersmarketny.com

In its usual summer location in the parking lot at the corner of Sixth Street and Columbia Street, where it will reappear every Saturday until November 17. The Cidermakers will be joining the market on a bi-weekly basis. You will find the familiar, friendly group of vendors selling prepared foods, bread, cookies, spring greens, spring flowers, strawberries (!), asparagus, eggs, meats and cheeses, fresh fish, and plants for the vegetable garden, flower beds, hanging baskets and herb gardens – EBT and WIC are accepted by all qualified vendors.

Thursdays through Mondays

Films at TSL

Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street

518-822-8100

www.timeandspace.org

Time & Space Limited shows a wide range of (mostly) independent and foreign films screened Thursdays through Mondays. Consult the website for film descriptions, schedule, and tickets. A monthly calendar can also be found on the website.

Fridays & Saturdays

Hudson-Athens Ferry

518-822-1014

hudsoncruises.com

Hudson Cruises provides a regular evening Hudson-Athens Ferry service on Fridays and Saturdays during the summer months beginning Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend and sometimes beyond. Roundtrip tickets available on the boat for cash only – No one-way tickets are sold. Advance purchase of 10 tickets is available at a discounted price on the boat. Bicycles are allowed on the ferry if room permits. The ferry departs Hudson on the hour and Athens on the half hour from 5:00 pm to 10:30 pm – (Last return from Athens at 10:30 pm – Don’t miss the boat!) – In Hudson, go to the waterfront via the Broad Street grade crossing, past the Amtrak Station on Front Street. The city dock is behind the gazebo in Henry Hudson Riverfront Park on Water Street.

The Hudson River School of Art Trail Hikes

Thomas Cole National Historic Site and Catskill Mountain Wild have launched a series of professionally guided hikes called The Hudson River School of Art Trail Hikes 2018. Thomas Cole (1801-1848) founded America’s first major art movement—the Hudson River School of landscape painting—and many of the views that inspired Cole, his legendary student Frederic Church, and other Hudson River School artists are made accessible by the Hudson River School of Art Trail, which includes twenty locations in the Hudson River Valley. The hikes will take place once a month, September 28, and October 26. Each hike will be guided by a licensed guide from Catskill Mountain Wild, a guide service creating custom outdoor adventures. All hikes begin in Haines Falls or Catskill. Information on how to register for the hikes, and other details can be found at www.thomascole.org/events. The hikes are presented in partnership with Olana State Historic Site, The Olana Partnership, and a number of national, state and county agencies.

SUNDAY MATINEES

Kid Flicks One

Basilica Hudson

110 South Front Street

www.basilicahudson.org

Basilica’s Free Family Matinee Screening Series – Recommended for children from 3 to 7 years of age. On select summer Sundays, Basilica Hudson will be screening the Kids Flicks Tour — The best short films from the 2018 New York International Children’s Film Festival! All matinee screenings will be open to the public with free admission to all. The series kicked off with Party Mouth (USA), I Want to Live in the Zoo (Russia), and If You Fall (Canada).

Ongoing Exhibitions

Costume & Custom: Middle Eastern Threads at Olana

Olana State Historic Site

5720 State Route 9G, Greenport

518-828-1872 x 103

www.OLANA.org

The Olana Partnership is focused this summer on a new exhibition called Costume & Custom: Middle Eastern Threads at Olana – Many programs are being built around the theme of this exhibition. The Artists on Art Tours series, for example, is a collaboration with the Institute of Arab and Islamic Art in New York City. The collaboration enables contemporary working artists to interpret the Main House at Olana from their own unique perspectives. Participating artists this season are of Arab descent and will bring their personal and expansive perspective touching on themes such as Olana’s Persian influence, landscape, identity, clothing, gender, as well as the larger issues of Orientalism and Islamophobia. These tours are offered twice a month and followed by an in-depth discussion with the artist.

Picturesque & Sublime: Thomas Cole’s Trans-Atlantic Inheritance

Thomas Cole National Historic Site

218 Spring Street, Catskill

thomascole.org/events

Thomas Cole National Historic Site opened this new exhibition on May 1. It will be on view through November 4 - The exhibition was created in collaboration with the Yale Center for British Art and members of the Yale History of Art Department - It complements the Thomas Cole exhibition now on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.