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February 7, 2019 10:53 am

Thursday, February 7 - SUNDAY, February 10

TSL Films

n Young Picasso — Presented by Exhibition on Screen. Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest artists of all time. Many films have dealt with these later years – the art, the affairs, and the wide circle of friends. But where did this all begin? Three cities play a key role: Malaga, Barcelona, and Paris. Looking carefully at two key early periods – the so-called Blue Period and Rose Period – the film takes us all the way to 1907 and the creation of a critical painting in the history of art, Les Demoiselles d’Avignon. It was a painting that shocked the art world and changed it irrevocably. 2019. 1h 25 m.

n Free Solo — A stunning, intimate, and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock, the 3,200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, without a rope. Celebrated as one of the greatest athletic feats of any kind, Honnold’s climb set the ultimate standard: perfection or death. Succeeding in this challenge places his story in the annals of human achievement. 2018. 1h 39 m.

n Gary Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable — Described as a “poet,” an “athlete,” or a “philosopher” of photography, Garry Winogrand harnessed the serendipity of the streets to capture the American 1960s and ‘70s. His Leica M4 snapped spontaneous images of everyday people, from the Mad Men era of New York to the early years of the Women’s Movement to post-Golden Age Hollywood, all while observing themes of cultural upheaval, political disillusionment, and intimacy. Once derided by the critics, Winogrand’s “snapshot aesthetic” is now the universal language of contemporary image making. 2018. 1h 30 m.

n 2019 Oscar Shorts: Animation — For the 14th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. This is your annual chance to predict the winners – and have the edge in your Oscar pool! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, Feb. 24th. Estimated run times: Animation 1h 20 m.

n NT Live • I’m Not Running — I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas. Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonizing decision. What’s involved in sacrificing your private life and your piece of mind for something more than a single issue? Does she dare? Hare was recently described by The Washington Post as “the premiere political dramatist writing in English.” His other work includes Pravda and Skylight, broadcast by National Theatre Live in 2014. Running time: 3h

n Met Opera HD Live • Bizet’s Carmen — Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors Yonghoon Lee and Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don José. Omer Meir Wellber and Louis Langrée share conducting duties for Sir Richard Eyre’s powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere. 3h 21m.

n Bauhaus Spirit: 100 Years of Bauhaus — One hundred years ago, a radical artistic utopia was born in a tranquil German town. Founded in 1919 by Walter Gropius, Bauhaus was supposed to unite sculpture, painting, design, and architecture into a single constructive discipline. Bauhaus constituted one of the most significant contributions to everyday 20th-century culture. The movement confronted the social conditions of the time, as well as the experience of World War I. Bauhaus’s history is not just the history of art, but also the history of an era that stretches from the early 20th century to the modern day. In English and German with subtitles. 2018. 1h 30 m.

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

434 Columbia Street

Friday, February 8

Miracle on South Division Street

Friday, February 8, 8:00 pm

The Ghent Playhouse

6 Town Hall Place, Ghent

800-838-3006

www.ghentplayhouse.org

A supposed visitation by the Virgin Mary to a blue-collar Buffalo, NY neighborhood begets unforeseen revelations for a family of Polish-American Catholics in this heartwarming and heartfelt comedy.

$10 – $22

Saturday, February 9

NT Live – I’m Not Running

1 p.m.

Time & Space Limited

434 Columbia Street, Hudson

518-822-8100

www.timeandspace.org

I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonizing decision.

What’s involved in sacrificing your private life and your piece of mind for something more than a single issue? Does she dare?

Hare was recently described by The Washington Post as “the premiere political dramatist writing in English.” His other work includes Pravda and Skylight, broadcast by National Theatre Live in 2014.

$15 – $20

Wine & Chocolate Tasting

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Verdigris Tea

135 Warren Street, Hudson

518-828-3135

www.verdigristea.com

Taste Saratoga Chocolate Bark, Bella’s Butter Crunch, and taste dessert wine from our friends at Hudson-Chatham Winery. Just in time for your V-Day sweetheart(s).

Free

Saturday, February 9

Part 2 Lecture: ‘New York/ American Portraits’

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Van Buren Hall

6 Chatham Street, Kinderhook

An Illustrated Lecture by Gayle Skluzacek, Art Historian

PART TWO OF TWO LECTURES on New York Portraits

This lecture will explore early American portraiture, focusing on the East Coast and New York State.

Drinks to follow at James Vanderpoel House (16 Broad St, Kinderhook)

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Ms. Skluzacek is a classically educated art historian and appraiser. After working in curatorial, research, and public relations at the Minneapolis Institute of Fine Arts, the Chicago Art Institute, the Oriental Institute, and the Carnegie Institute, she began appraising in 1981. She has catalogued important collections, estates, and archives, identified lost masterpieces, served as an art/personal property expert in court cases, and has worked closely with major museums in their art acquisition programs.

Ms. Skluzacek served on the Board of Directors of the Appraisers Association of America and served as President, 2000-2002. She was presented with the Director’s Award for her services in 2015.

Since 1995 Ms. Skluzacek has been on the faculty of FIT’s Graduate School, teaching appraisal classes. She has also been on the faculty of NYU since 1992, where she teaches classes on appraising, American Art, connoisseurship, wine, and ethics. She teaches appraisal ethics to auction house experts throughout the country, including Sotheby’s, Phillips, Skinner, Doyle, Freeman’s, Bonham’s, and Heritage. In 2001 she was invited by the Cuban government to teach a course on appraisal ethics in Havana. Recently she was appointed as fine art expert to a NY committee for the restoration of public murals. $15 – $20

Classic Jazz Concert

7:30 p.m.

Spencertown Academy Arts Center

790 NY-203, Spencertown

(518) 392-3693

www.spencertownacademy.org

with Lincoln Mayorga (piano) and Rob Fisch (trumpet)

The program will include favorites written by Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and more.

$10 – $20

Miracle on South Division Street

8 p.m.

The Ghent Playhouse

6 Town Hall Place, Ghent

800-838-3006

www.ghentplayhouse.org

A supposed visitation by the Virgin Mary to a blue-collar Buffalo, NY neighborhood begets unforeseen revelations for a family of Polish-American Catholics in this heartwarming and heartfelt comedy.

$10 – $22

Winter Maker’s Market

11135 Route 32, Greenville

(518) 966-5219

We hope you join us for our 2nd Annual Winter Maker’s Market showcasing over 15 local makers from February 9-10, 2019, 10AM-4PM! We’ll have a variety of handmade vendors located out in our Carriage House Art Studio & the Main Inn; the Vanderbilt Room Cafe will be open and serving espresso drinks, pastries, small bites, & more in our Main Inn; and our art supply, chocolate, & gift shop will also be open!

Snowshoe Hike & Dinner Series at Windham Mountain Resort

19 Resort Dr, Windham

518-318-2725

Enjoy a guided snowshoe hike on Windham Mountain, followed by a delicious meal at Seasons. Guests meet at the Demo Center (base of D lift) at 3:30pm. The hike is moderate to rigorous and it does include traveling uphill. Routes will vary each week depending on natural snow coverage. Please dress accordingly (in winter layers) and wear waterproof boots. Snowshoe rentals are included based upon availability. A glass of wine or draft beer and one item from the evening pub menu in Seasons Restaurant is included. In the event of cancellation due to weather, guests can reschedule for another date or receive a refund.

Sunday, February 10

Met Opera HD Live – Bizet’s Carmen

1 p.m.

Time & Space Limited

434 Columbia Street, Hudson

518-822-8100

www.timeandspace.org

Conductor: Louis Lengrée

Production: Sir Richard Eyre

Set & Costume Designer: Rob Howell

Lighting Designer: Peter Mumford

Choreographer: Christopher Wheeldon

Revival Stage Director: Paula Williams

Cast: Aleksandra Kurzak (Micaëla), Clémentine Margaine (Carmen), Roberto Alagna (Don José), Alexander Vinogradov (Escamillo)

Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors Yonghoon Lee and Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don José. Omer Meir Wellber and Louis Langrée share conducting duties for Sir Richard Eyre’s powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere.

3h 21m. $25 – $27.50

Miracle on South Division Street

2 p.m.

The Ghent Playhouse

6 Town Hall Place, Ghent

800-838-3006

www.ghentplayhouse.org

A supposed visitation by the Virgin Mary to a blue-collar Buffalo, NY neighborhood begets unforeseen revelations for a family of Polish-American Catholics in this heartwarming and heartfelt comedy.

$10 – $22

Film Screening: ‘Brought To Light’

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Roeliff Jansen Community Library

9091 NY-22, Hillsdale

518-325-4101

www.roejanlibrary.org

Unearthing the History of an African-American Cemetery in Kinderhook.

This one-hour documentary tells the story of rediscovery, respect and change in rural upstate New York. The clean-up efforts by a few villagers of some stone markers in an overgrown field lead to the rediscovery of a forgotten “slaves’ cemetery” in which hundreds of African Americans were buried during the 1800s. The viewing will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker Barbara Reina.

Bruce Molsky & Tony Trischka Concert

3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Mettabee Farm

551 Harlemville Rd, Hillsdale

518-567-5123

www.mettabeefarm.com

Two master musicians at the top of their craft offer a night of banjo & fiddle duets that will take your breath away.

Tony Trischka is one of the most influential banjo players in the roots music world. In his 45 years as a professional musician, his avant-guard stylings have inspired generations of bluegrass and acoustic players including banjo master Bela Fleck. Hes been nominated twice for a Grammy award and won three awards at the 2007 International Bluegrass Music Association gathering, including Recorded Event of the Year and Banjo Player of the Year.

Fiddle master Bruce Molsky is one of the most revered ambassadors for Americas old-time mountain music. For decades, hes been a globetrotting performer and educator, a recording artist with an expansive discography including seven solo albums, well over a dozen collaborations and two Grammy-nominations. Hes also the classic musicians musician a man whos received high praise from diverse fans and collaborators alike. His foils are not only his well-regarded fiddle work, but banjo, guitar and his distinctly resonant vocals.

$15 – $25

Winds in the Wilderness Concert

3 p.m.

St. John in the Wilderness Church

261 Route 344, Copake

518-329-3674

www.stjohnw.org

Dance-inspired piano music by Granados and Satie, love-arias from Handel operas, contrapuntal voices creating harmony when they cross the aisle by Honneger.

These pieces will be expanded into exciting new textures from their original instrumentation when arranged by the five players of Winds in the Wilderness Ensemble. There will also be solos on the program, including a performance on the Indian sarod and, as always, jazz. It is a program of gems that you don’t want to miss!

Do join us. We would love to see you!

$15

Sunday Salon: Evolving Visions and Voices in the Met’s American Wing

218 Spring St, Catskill

518-943-7465

Join Dr. Sylvia Yount, Lawrence A. Fleischman Curator in Charge, for a discussion of how the American Wing—founded in 1924 for the display and study of historical American decorative arts—is expanding its collecting focus and gallery narratives to create a more pluralistic experience for 21st-century audiences. A fascinating conversation is going on in American art today, inviting diverse voices to consider our conceptions of art history now and going forward.

The Sunday Salons are presented in Thomas Cole’s New Studio once a month from January through April at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in Catskill, New York. All Salons start at 2 pm and will be followed by audience discussions. Now in its 16th year, the Sunday Salons present today’s most engaging speakers on topics relating to American landscape painting.

When: 2pm-3:30pm

Where: Thomas Cole’s New Studio at the far end of the Historic Site.

Guided Tours at Thomas Cole National Historic Site

218 Spring St, Catskill

518-943-7465

Explore Thomas Cole’s historic Main House with museum educators. The Main House includes The Parlors, technology-driven story telling installations, and Mind Upon Nature: Thomas Cole’s Creative Process, an exhibition featuring original works by Thomas Cole.

Winter Maker’s Market

11135 Route 32, Greenville

(518) 966-5219

We hope you join us for our 2nd Annual Winter Maker’s Market showcasing over 15 local makers from February 9-10, 2019, 10AM-4PM! We’ll have a variety of handmade vendors located out in our Carriage House Art Studio & the Main Inn; the Vanderbilt Room Cafe will be open and serving espresso drinks, pastries, small bites, & more in our Main Inn; and our art supply, chocolate, & gift shop will also be open!

Friday, February 15

Celebrate Chatham’s 150 Years

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Tracy Memorial

77 Main Street, Chatham

518-755-7763

www.friendsofthetracy.com

The Tracy Memorial will be decorated with photographs of the Village and a historical presentation will be offered in the upper hall at 6:15 p.m. and again at 7:00 p.m.

The evening will be filled with delicious local foods, thirst-quenching drinks, friendly conversations and fascinating history

A free raffle will also be offered featuring a prize of hundreds of dollars of local Merchant gift certificates and Friends of the Tracy trinkets

IN THE EVENT OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE EVENT WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 1

RSVP appreciated (but not required) to 518-755-7763.

Second Annual Hudson Jazz Festival

7 p.m.

Hudson Hall

327 Warren Street, Hudson

518-822-1438

www.hudsonhall.org

NEA Jazz Master Saxophonist David Leibman with vocalist Jay Clayton, bass player Jay Anderson and pianist Armen Donelian, Afro-Cuban legend Bobby Sanabria & Quarteto Aché, Master pianists Kirk Nurock, Lynne Arriale and Sullivan Fortner, Middle-Eastern inspired Amir ElSaffar and the Two Rivers Ensemble and features a free film screening, workshop and more.

$25 – $90

Terms of Endearment

7:30 p.m.

The Copake Grange

628 Empire Road, Copake

518-329-5932

The Two Of Us Productions, the award winning theater company based in Columbia County NY, is pleased to present TERMS OF ENDEARMENT by Dan Gordon.

Challenges in life and love test the resilience of a mother-daughter relationship in Dan Gordon’s adaption of TERMS OF ENDEARMENT from the Oscar-winning screenplay by James L. Brooks and Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Larry McMurtry. Though Emma is often exasperated by her highly-opinionated mother Aurora, they talk every day about their problems, from Aurora finding unexpected love even as she becomes a reluctant grandmother, to Emma’s struggle with her troubled marriage. But when they need one another most, will they be able to find the courage in each other? This funny and touching

story captures the delicate, sometimes fractured bonds between mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, and lovers, both old and new.

$12 – $20

Miracle on South Division Street

8 p.m.

The Ghent Playhouse

6 Town Hall Place, Ghent

800-838-3006

www.ghentplayhouse.org

A supposed visitation by the Virgin Mary to a blue-collar Buffalo, NY neighborhood begets unforeseen revelations for a family of Polish-American Catholics in this heartwarming and heartfelt comedy.

$10 – $22

Saturday, February 16

Estate Auction

12 p.m.

Copake Auction, Inc

266 Route 7A, Copake

518-329-1142

UNRESERVED Estate auction (with selected additions) Featuring Estate fresh 18th and 19th c. furniture, artwork, folk art, period accessories, china, glass, stoneware, primitives & more.

Preview dates/times:

Thursday-Friday February 14-15: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday February 16: 9 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Second Annual Hudson Jazz Festival

1 p.m.

Hudson Hall

327 Warren Street, Hudson

518-822-1438

www.hudsonhall.org

Featuring:

NEA Jazz Master Saxophonist David Leibman with vocalist Jay Clayton, bass player Jay Anderson and pianist Armen Donelian, Afro-Cuban legend Bobby Sanabria & Quarteto Aché, Master pianists Kirk Nurock, Lynne Arriale and Sullivan Fortner, Middle-Eastern inspired Amir ElSaffar and the Two Rivers Ensemble and features a free film screening, workshop and more.

Tickets start at $25; 3-day Weekend Passes just $90

$25 – $90

Snow or No! Snowshoe or Hike

1 p.m.

Taconic State Park – Copake Falls

253 Route 344, Copake Falls

518-329-3993

Join us for a family friendly snowshoe adventure. We have some adult and children’s snowshoes for you to borrow. If there is no snow, we will hike.

Meet at the Park Office – Route 344, Copake Falls

Stay for hot chocolate and a roaring bonfire after the hike!

Free

Terms of Endearment

7:30 p.m.

The Copake Grange

628 Empire Road, Copake

518-329-5932

The Two Of Us Productions, the award winning theater company based in Columbia County NY, is pleased to present TERMS OF ENDEARMENT by Dan Gordon.

Challenges in life and love test the resilience of a mother-daughter relationship in Dan Gordon’s adaption of TERMS OF ENDEARMENT from the Oscar-winning screenplay by James L. Brooks and Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Larry McMurtry. Though Emma is often exasperated by her highly-opinionated mother Aurora, they talk every day about their problems, from Aurora finding unexpected love even as she becomes a reluctant grandmother, to Emma’s struggle with her troubled marriage. But when they need one another most, will they be able to find the courage in each other? This funny and touching

story captures the delicate, sometimes fractured bonds between mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, and lovers, both old and new.

$12 – $20

Miracle on South Division Street

8 p.m.

The Ghent Playhouse

6 Town Hall Place, Ghent

800-838-3006

www.ghentplayhouse.org

A supposed visitation by the Virgin Mary to a blue-collar Buffalo, NY neighborhood begets unforeseen revelations for a family of Polish-American Catholics in this heartwarming and heartfelt comedy.

$10 – $22

Grammy Award-Winning Bayou Sounds

9 p.m.

Club Helsinki

405 Columbia Street, Hudson

518-828-4800

www.helsinkihudson.com

For the past 40 years, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet has been making some of the most potent and popular Cajun music on the planet. Born out of the rich Acadian ancestry of its members, and created and driven by bandleader Michael Doucet’s spellbinding fiddle playing and soulful vocals, BeauSoleil is notorious for bringing even the most staid audience to its feet. BeauSoleil’s distinctive sound derives from the distilled spirits of New Orleands jazz, blues rock, folk, swamp pop, Zydeco, country and bluegrass, captivating listeners from the Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, to Carnegie Hall, then all the way across the pond to Richard Thompson’s Meltdown Festival in England.

For their first studio release in four years, and the 25th in their 37-year career, BeauSoleil teamed up with Nashville- based roots music label Compass Records. The band named the new album From Bamako to Carencro, a title that alludes to the cultural and migratory connection between Bamako, in Mali, West Africa, and Louisiana (symbolized in name by the Lafayette, LA. suburb of Carencro), a connection that draws a sonic bloodline back to BeauSoleil’s roots. On the album’s 11 tracks, the band performs with a resounding authenticity all the while bringing a refreshed playfulness to the genre—the fiddle, flat-picked guitar and accordion carry driving melodies over the two-step and waltz dance beats characteristic of their Cajun and Zydeco music, but not without the country, jazz and blues leanings that informed the genre in the 1920s. They channel the godfathers of other music as well by including a Cajun/La La- style reimagining of James Brown’s classic 1962 Live at the Apollo version of “I’ll Go Crazy” and a swing version of John Coltrane’s tune-de-force “Bessie’s Blues.” Guitarist David Doucet even tucks an occasional Lester Flatt-style bluegrass G-run into his highly melodic guitar solos.

Since becoming the first Cajun band to win a GRAMMY with L’amour Ou La Folie (Traditional Folk Album – 1998) and then a second Grammy in 2010, Live at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, BeauSoleil has garnered many accolades, including twelve GRAMMY nominations, the latest being their 2009 release Alligator Purse. They are regular guests on Garrison Keillor’s National Public Radio show A Prairie Home Companion, where Keillor has dubbed them as “the best Cajun band in the world,” and their music is so integral to the Cajun culture that they have been featured on the New Orleans–based hit HBO program Treme. (Look for an on-camera performance from the band this year during the final season of the show). Critics unanimously agree that it is “bon temps, every time they play,” (New York Times).

$25 – $35

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.

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.

Parking on Pavement

The School is open on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The exhibition will be on view through March 2, 2019

The School, 25 Broad Street, Village of Kinderhook

www.jackshainman.com

A group exhibition showing the work of 25 artists. The School is affiliated with the Jack Shainman Gallery in New York City.

En Masse 2018

Gallery hours on Thursday through Monday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m, Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Thompson Giroux Gallery,

57 Main Street, Chatham

518-392-3336

www.thompsongirouxgallery@gmail.com

This is the fifth year of this by-invitation-only, salon style show, featuring over sixty artists and an incredible range of affordable work—sculpture, glass art, oil paintings, collages, and much, much more. En Masse has become a favorite show for collectors and art enthusiasts. The exhibition encourages artists to take risks and try new things—many have created brand-new work especially for this event – Pieces are available on a cash-and-carry basis beginning the day after the opening.

Joe and the Landfill: 1990-2018 by Rodney Alan Greenblat

Gallery hours are Thursday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment

BCBART, 116 Warren Street

518-828-4539

www.BCBART.com

Greenblat’s work is an ongoing large scale sculpture initially conceived and built in 1990 and exhibited widely in both the USA and Japan in the early 1990s. – The artist has recently revised the piece for the 21st century, but is retaining the work’s original whimsical premise.

Hudson Farmers’ Markets

Open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Hudson Lodge, 601 Union Street at South Sixth Street

www.hudsonfarmersmarketny.com

The Hudson Farmers’ Market is in its usual winter location inside at 601 Union Street, the big building at the end of South Sixth Street, next to the municipal parking lot . The official opening was Saturday, December 1 – Some of the vendors usually seen in the Summer Market will be on hand selling prepared foods, bread, cookies, salad greens, flowers, apples, squash and other winter vegetables,, eggs, meats and cheeses, –- Rumor is that the market will close during the month of January, and reopen in February.

Upstreet Farmers’ Market

4 to 7 p.m.

Warren Street side of Seventh Street Park

www.upstreetmarket@gmail.com

This mid-week market is open in Seventh Street Park every Wednesday through the summer months, bringing food mid-week to Hudson, “by the local, of the local, for the local” and including meats, cheeses, vegetables, fruits, bread, butters, eggs, gluten -free foods, and other prepared foods – Will open again next summer, we hope.

Helsinki Open Mic

Held on Tuesday nights

9 p.m.

Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia Street (Call ahead to confirm.)

518-828-4800

www.helsinkihudson.com

A chance to try out new material on the big Helsinki stage. Hosted by Cameron Melville and Ryder Cooley. Sign-up begins at 6:30 pm; performances from 7 to 10 p.m.

The Spotty Dog Trivia Night

The Spotty Dog Books & Ale, 440 Warren Street

518-671-6006

www.thespottydog.com

This bi-weekly (every other Tuesday) trivia event has been held by the Spotty since 2006. Teams of up to four people compete against each other over four rounds of 15 questions, a worksheet of (usually) 20 questions, and four bonus questions. The winning team gets its bar tab on the house. Anyone can play! Call to find out the date when the next Trivia Night takes place – Always at 6:30 p.m.

Create ‘Stuff & Nonsense’

House Rules Café, 757 Columbia Street

(corner of Eighth Street)

518-828-5938

The return of Crafting Night at House Rules Café on the Second and Fourth Monday of each month. Bring your current project or a new one... people will be on hand to do demonstrations, and the conversation will flow.

House Rules Trivia

House Rules Café, 757 Columbia Street

(corner of Eighth Street)

518-828-5938

Trivia will be on the First and Third Mondays of each month — alternating weeks with Crafting Night — and hosted by Amalie Remsen who arrives with a list of hard questions, a bag of prizes, and a ton of energy to drive everyone to drink! Each Trivia night will have its own theme (announced in advance). The winning team will have their drinks tab picked up by House Rules, the full menu is available for purchase, and the questions are mind-twistingly esoteric.