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April 25, 2019 07:28 am

TSL Movies April 18 - April 24

n Apollo 11 — From director Todd Douglas Miller (Dinosaur 13) comes a cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission – the one that first put men on the moon, and forever made Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin into household names. Immersed in the perspectives of the astronauts, the team in Mission Control, and the millions of spectators on the ground, we vividly experience those momentous days and hours in 1969 when humankind took a giant leap into the future. 2019. 1h33m

n Suburban Birds — A striking debut from China’s Qiu Sheng. A tantalizing mystery and a bittersweet coming-of-age comedy rolled into one. Hao is part of a team of young engineers called in to investigate a series of craters that have opened up on the edge of the city. As he and his team survey the subsiding area, another story is taking place in the same suburban landscape. A younger boy, also named Hao, spends long afternoons playing with friends and making mischief until, one-by-one, his playmates start to disappear. As these parallel stories unfold, the connections between them proliferate and grow stranger. With virtuosic assurance, Qiu employs distinct styles for each of the two narrative strands and unites them with a wry and wistful sense of humor. In Mandarin with subtitles. 2019. 1h58m.

n Buddy — In this portrait of six service dogs and their owners, documentary filmmaker Heddy Honigmann explores the close bond between animal and human. Honigmann questions the owners in her characteristic way – respectfully and with genuine concern rooted in a deep trust – about what the animals mean to them. Buddy is an ode to the fighting spirit of the main characters and a loving portrait of the bond between human and dog. In Dutch with subtitles. 2018. 1h26m.

n I am Cuba — Havana, late 1950s. Helicopter-borne, the camera swoops over a dark sea and tropical island; through and under a village on stilts amid the wetlands; to a fashion show atop a skyscraper; and down to a rooftop swimming pool, following a dark-haired bikinied beauty into and under the water. And that’s just the beginning. Soviet director Mikhail Kalatozov, along with legendary poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, screenwriter Enrique Pineda Barnet, and camera-maestro Sergei Urusevsky, did for the 1959 revolution what Eisenstein had done for Russia’s, creating a riot of innovative photography, rapid-fire cutting, screen-filling close-ups, hair-raising handheld tracking shots, crane shots, elevator shots, and more. In Spanish and English with subtitles. 1964. 2h23m.

n Her Smell — Becky Something (Elisabeth Moss) is a ‘90s punk rock superstar who once filled arenas with her grungy all-female trio Something She. Now she plays smaller venues while grappling with motherhood, exhausted band mates, nervous record company executives, and a new generation of talent eager to usurp her stardom. When Becky’s chaos derails a recording session and national tour, she finds herself shunned, isolated, and alone. Writer-director Alex Ross Perry pumps up the volume and shines a light on the terrifying moment when super-stardom wanes, and quiet becomes the new loud. Anchored by a towering, unflinching performance from Golden Globe and Emmy winner Moss and supported by a stellar ensemble cast. 2018. 2h15m.

n CatVideoFest 2019 — CatVideoFest is a compilation reel of the latest and best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. CatVideoFest is a joyous communal experience, only available in theaters, and raises money for cats in need through partnerships with local cat charities, animal welfare organizations, and shelters to best serve cats in the area. Portion of proceeds to benefit AnimalKind in Hudson. 2019. 1h10m.

n Rembrandt: Exhibition On Screen — Presented by Exhibition On Screen. Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated, but this major show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other. Given privileged access to both galleries, the film documents this landmark exhibition, while interweaving Rembrandt’s life story with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. Exploring many of the exhibition’s key works, through contributions from specially invited guests including curators and leading art historians, this Exhibition On Screen favorite makes a welcome return to the big screen. 2014. 1h36m.

TIME & SPACE LIMITED 434 COLUMBIA STREET, HUDSON, NY | (518) 822-8100 | FYI@TIMEANDSPACE.ORG

April 25

Bridge Street Theatre presents The World Premiere of The Letters a new play by David Zellnik with Shivantha Singer, Sara Parcesepe, Christopher Joel Onken, and Alexis Cofield

April 25 – May 5

Bridge Street Theatre Mainstage

44 West Bridge Street, Catskill

Thursday Apr 25 @ 7:30 p.m. (“Pay What You Will” preview)

Friday Apr 26 @ 7:30 p.m. (Opening Night)

Saturday Apr 27 @ 7:30 p.m.

Sunday Apr 28 @ 2 p.m. (“Pay What You Will” performance)

Thursday May 2 @ 7:30 p.m.

Friday May 3 @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday May 4 @ 7:30 p.m.

Sunday May 5 @ 2 p.m. (Closing performance)

Tickets:

Advance tickets available at http://letters.brownpapertickets.com or by calling 800-838-3006

General Admission $22, $10 for students ages 21 and under

Tickets can also be purchased at the door prior to each performance (on a space available basis) for $25, $10 for Students ages 21 & under.

“Pay What You Will” tickets available only on the day of performance and go on sale at the door one half hour before curtain time.

April 26

Bread and Puppet Theater: Diagonal Life

Friday, April 26, 7:30 p.m.

DIAGONAL LIFE: THEORY AND PRAXIS

“Diagonals are created from the leaning power of hurt verticals,” says Peter Schumann, Bread and Puppet’s founder and director. “The diagonal threatens collapse while always containing the possibility of uprising.” We inhabitants of Western modernity are no strangers to verticality, from the architecture of our cities, to the “ladder(s) of success” we’re asked to scale, to the incessant wakefulness required of us, postponing the horizontal pleasures of sleep. Bread and Puppet’s Diagonal Man presents the diagonal as a potent and promising opposition to the dominating verticality of our culture.After the performance Bread and Puppet will serve its famous free sourdough rye bread with aioli, and Bread and Puppet’s “Cheap Art” – books, posters, postcards, pamphlets and banners from the Bread and Puppet Press – will be for sale. The Bread and Puppet Practitioners-of-the-Pursuit-of-What String Band will welcome the public.

More info on Bread and Puppet Theater at breadandpuppet.org

$10 – $15

Friday, April 26, 7:30 p.m., https://www.facebook.com/events/256383608571452/

Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson, 518-822-8100

www.timeandspace.org

Newsies, Disney’s Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical will be presented April 26 – May 12, 2019 at The Center for Performing Arts, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck, NY. Tickets: $27 at (845) 876 3080 or www.centerforperformingarts.org.

Palace Theatre Announcement

Patton Oswalt Live! Thursday, July 25th at 8 p.m.

From his award-winning comedy specials to his many memorable film roles and guest appearances on his favorite TV shows (including “Parks and Recreation,” for which he received a TV Critics Choice Award), Oswalt continues to choose work that inspires him and entertains audiences.

He also provided the voice for ‘Remy’, the rat, in Pixar’s Oscar-winning “Ratatouille” and has voiced characters on TV shows such as “Archer,” “BoJack Horseman,” “The Simpsons,” “Bob’s Burgers,” “Aqua Teen Hunger Force,” and “Word Girl.” He voices the lead Happy, on SYFY’s “Happy” which premiered in December 2017.

Tickets are $55, $45, $35 and go on sale FRIDAY, APRIL 26 AT 10 a.m. at the Palace Theatre Box Office (located at 19 Clinton Ave). Box Office hours are Monday – Friday 10AM to 6PM as well as select days and hours for events and On Sales. Tickets are also available for purchase via Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com. Palace Theatre

19 Clinton Ave, Albany

www.palacealbany.org

April 27

HUDSON HALL PRESENTS

NORA BURNS

DAVID’S FRIEND

April 27, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Tickets: $15

Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House

327 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534

hudsonhall.org/ (518) 822-1438

24-Hour Drone

Saturday, April 27, noon — Sunday, April 28, noon

Escape the tight hands of time in a long-form, endurance homage to sound. An all-encompassing, immersive event, 24-HOUR DRONE features musicians and sound artists experimenting with sustained tones, creating a full twenty-four hours of unbroken sound.

Droners are free to come and go over the twenty-four hours, but those who make the commitment to this long-duration work will be rewarded with the intangible feeling of meditative contentment, pure bliss, and communal collaboration.

Sound as Experience. Sound as Installation. Sound without the tight hands of Time. To honor sound in a space that enhances it and places it in a long-form time schedule that allows it to expand. Explore. Experiment. Exchange.

Saturday, April 27, noon — Sunday, April 28, noon, https://basilicahudson.org/24-hour-drone/

Basilica Hudson, 110 S. Front Street, Hudson, 518-822-1050

www.basilicahudson.org

La Fonda

Saturday, April 27, 7:30 p.m.

HRC SHOWCASE THEATRE WILL PRESENT A STAGED READING OF LA FONDA, BY SUZANNE TRAUTH. La Fonda was developed at Luna Stage and received public staged readings at the Jersey City Theatre Center, presented by Writers Theatre of New Jersey; at the Bickford Theatre presented by Luna Stage; and at Nora’s Playhouse in New York City. La Fonda was named a semi-finalist in the Premiere Stages Play Festival.

Playwright Suzanne Trauth describes herself as a novelist, playwright, screenwriter, and non-fiction writer. While her accomplishments in each of these categories are substantial, her vast biography reveals that she has also been a producer, director, college faculty member, theatre coach, and performer. In her spare time she “. . . isthrilled to serve as a Celebrant performing wedding ceremonies for couples in the tri-state area.” She lives in Woodland Park, New Jersey.

HRC Showcase Theatre’s Artistic Director, Barbara Waldinger, will direct a cast consisting of Lora Lee Ecobelli, Jack Garrity, Jerry Greene, Richard Herron, and Norah Hogan. The narrator will be Mary Egan.

$15, Saturday, April 27, 7:30 p.m., http://hrc-showcasetheatre.com/

First Reformed Church, 52 Green Street, Hudson

Saturday Sampling

Saturday, April 27, 2: p.m. - 4 p.m.

Join us at the farm every Saturday in April as we sample some of the region’s finest products.

Check out the following vendors:

April 27th–Hudson’s own Fonte Puro Sunflower Oils.

Saturday, April 27 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/2269765456624067/

Love Apple Farm, 1421 State Route 9H, Ghent, 518-828-5048

www.loveapplefarm.com

Cat Rescuers & Kit-Tea Party

Saturday, April 27, 2 p.m.

The Cat Rescuers, a featured documentary by award winning filmmakers Rob Fruchtman (SISTER HELEN) and Steven Lawrence (SARABAH), will be shown.

The documentary had its world premiere at the Hamptons International Film Festival where it won the Zelda Penzel Giving Vioce to the Voiceless Award.

The film will be followed by a KIT-TEA PARTY from 3:30pm-5pm featuring refreshments by Harney Tea and delicious sweets by local volunteers. (Kittens and cats will be available for viewing and adoption.)

$10 – $25, Saturday, April 27, 2 p.m., https://kitteaparty.brownpapertickets.com/

Ancram Opera House, 1330 County Route 7, Ancram, 518-329-0114

www.ancramoperahouse.org

Rory Block

Saturday, April 27, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Internationally acclaimed acoustic blues artist, Rory Block, will be sharing her repertoire of traditional acoustic blues standards, country blues and original music .

Saturday, April 27 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4217915?fbclid=IwAR1ZSN4ozRWyDvipn59cV5Bc5pngdqEGQ2gYneKdb9yAmSBLi6r-CRFV5GA

Valatie Community Theatre, 3031 Main Street, Valatie, 518-758-1309

www.valatiecommunitytheatre.org

Artist Reception

Saturday, April 27, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Peter Bonner – The Plains, New Paintings

“Over the past few years, I’ve been thinking about “The Plains”, by Gerald Murnane, and the psychological landscape that exists as an inseparable conflation of mind, place and the tensions that time creates. These tensions evolve slowly, imperceptibly at times as they do in my paintings. In my paintings I watch as these tensions form, watching for the suggestive potentials of space, of narrative, of presence.

For me the process I employ to do this doesn’t beat about the bush, it’s intentionally rough, primitive even, and direct. It reveals and exposes those things I notice, like light, and half-formed memories of places or tiny details of interactions I never knew I’d witnessed. I think about the edges and how they dictate this psychological landscape where land and mind are one, and how this comes into existence in a space that’s flat and deep at the same time, a sort of elliptical space, like the lens in one’s eye.”

Peter Bonner On display 4/27 – 5/19/19

Saturday, April 27, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m, http://johndavisgallery.com/upcoming-exhibitions-2018/

John Davis Gallery, 362 1/2 Warren Street, Hudson, 518-828-5907

http://johndavisgallery.com/

Enjoy wine and cheese on the porch

Exhibition Preview Party, Saturday, April 27 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Catskill, New York

You’re invited to clebrate the new exhibition, Thomas Cole’s Refrain: The Paintings of Catskill Creek, that explores the mysteries of Cole’s Catskill Creek paintings.

THE ORCHESTRA NOW PRESENTS

U.S. PREMIERES OF JOACHIM RAFF’S PSALM 130: DE PROFUNDIS AND

LERA AUERBACH’S DE PROFUNDIS AT

BARD COLLEGE’S FISHER CENTER

APRIL 27 & 28, 2019

Guest Soloists are Violinist Vadim Repin and Soprano Elizabeth de Trejo

De Profundis: Out of the Depths

Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 8 p.m.

Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 2 p.m.

Tickets: $25–35, available online at theorchestranow.org or fishercenter.bard.edu; by calling the box office at 845.758.7900; or in person at the Fisher Center box office in the lobby of Sosnoff Theater.

The Fine Sale

Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m.

Twice a year, Stair endeavors to bring together the finest group of paintings, furniture and objets d’art, culled over many months and offered in a two or three day sale. Our April Fine Sale continues the tradition. Highlights include the near final tranche of works from the Collection of William Kelly Simpson, an eminent Egyptologist and visionary collector, including European and English ceramics, fine art and a selection of Asian works of art. Many of the great works in Simpson’s collection were acquired by descent from the Estates of Abby Aldrich and John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

The world of ceramics is represented in a selection of fine porcelain from the extensive collection of Melinda and Paul Sullivan, Hartford, CT. The Sullivans lived at Eyrie Knoll, an imposing Georgian-style home, and are world renowned collectors of Du Paquier. Their book ‘Fired by Passion: Masterpieces of Du Paquier Porcelain from the Sullivan Collection’ is one of the seminal works on the subject.

Furniture highlights include Property from the Repository of a Distinguished Businessman, a collection we will be offering over the next six months, which includes many fine examples of 18th century English furniture.

In the area of fine art, we will be offering European and American painting and works on paper from the 17th through 19th centuries, including a fine selection of equestrian paintings and distinguished portraits, including a rare Henry Ary view of the Catskills.

Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m., https://www.stairgalleries.com/stair-auctions/april-27-fine-2/

Stair Galleries, 549 Warren Street, Hudson, 518-751-1000

www.stairgalleries.com

24-Hour Drone

Saturday, April 27, noon - Sunday, April 28, noon

Escape the tight hands of time in a long-form, endurance homage to sound. An all-encompassing, immersive event, 24-HOUR DRONE features musicians and sound artists experimenting with sustained tones, creating a full twenty-four hours of unbroken sound.

Droners are free to come and go over the twenty-four hours, but those who make the commitment to this long-duration work will be rewarded with the intangible feeling of meditative contentment, pure bliss, and communal collaboration.

Sound as Experience. Sound as Installation. Sound without the tight hands of Time. To honor sound in a space that enhances it and places it in a long-form time schedule that allows it to expand.

Explore. Experiment. Exchange.

Saturday, April 27, noon Sunday, April 28, noon, https://basilicahudson.org/24-hour-drone/

Basilica Hudson, 110 S. Front Street , Hudson, 518-822-1050

www.basilicahudson.org

April 28

Enjoy German food, drink, & music on Sunday, 28 April 2019, at the German-American Club of Albany, 32 Cherry Street, Albany when we host our Spring Dinner Dance. Doors open at 1 pm. Dinner choices are Rouladen or Chicken Cordon Bleu at $23 p/p. Live music provided by Paul Slusar. For reservations please call 518-396-5421. All of our events are open to the public.

Tales of the Majestic Hudson – Lecture

Sunday, April 28, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The Hudson River has been compared to the Rhine in both beauty and in the variety of vistas. Come join us for this special presentation where Capt. Stan will explore some of the often unknown and unique features of the Hudson Valley and uncover a mystery or two. You will find out how a glacier shaped the valley and turned the river into an estuary, the fate of Henry Hudson, the search for Blackbeard’s pirate gold and so much more!

Capt. Stan has been on the river for over 30 years and holds a Coast Guard Masters License. He serves as Senior Captain on the Spirit of Hudson and is co-author of Capt. Stan’s Hudson River Book which will be available for purchase. He teaches “Hudson River Boating and Seamanship” at Columbia-Greene Community College each winter and is guest speaker on American Cruise Lines.

Signed copies of Captain Stan’s book will be available after the lecture.

This event occurs at the Clermont Cottage

Free – $10, Sunday, April 28, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tales-of-the-majestic-hudson-lecture-tickets-55345857951

Clermont State Historic Site, 1 Clermont Avenue, Germantown, 518-537-4240

www.FriendsofClermont.org

Concerts in the Village

Sunday, April 28, 2 p.m.

SONGS WITH FRIENDS

Singers of Bard

Including works of Schubert, Brahms, Debussy, Luzzaschi, Roussel, Shaw, and others

Paulina Swierczek, soprano

SeolAh Yoo, soprano

SarahAnn Duffy, Mezzo-soprano

Sun-Ly Pierce, mezzo-soprano

Brad Testerman, barritone

Hsin-Chiao Liao, piano

$20, Sunday, April 28, 2 p.m., https://www.concertsinthevillage.org/

Van Buren Hall, 6 Chatham Street, Kinderhook

May 3

Open Poetry Meeting

Friday, May 3, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

April is National Poetry Month, when the legacy and awareness of the importance of poetry in our lives is highlighted in schools and institutions everywhere. The Copake Grange will mark the culmination of this important literary celebration by inviting community members of all ages. Novices and experienced enthusiasts of the art of poetry are invited to take the stage at the Grange theater to read an original poem they may have been inspired to write, share a selection from their favorite poet or anthology, or simply listen and reflect as the poetic voices of others come alive.

Copake resident, singer-songwriter and poet Slink Moss and Great Barrington poet Janet Hutchinson will preside over this free event, which requires no advance reservations.

Friday, May 3, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., https://www.copakegrange.org/events/2019/5/3/open-poetry-reading

The Copake Grange, 628 Empire Road, Copake, 518-329-5932

May 4

Hudson Children’s Book Festival

Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Hudson Children’s Book Festival, established in 2009, is held each year in the historic city of Hudson, NY, and strives to create, sustain, and nurture a culture of literacy in partnership with our community and schools. This free, public event fosters a love of reading as families meet and greet world-class creators of books for children of all ages.

Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., https://hudsonchildrensbookfestival.com/

Hudson High School, 215 Harry Howard Ave, Hudson, 518-828-4360

www.hudsoncityschooldistrict.com

The Chancellor’s Sheep & Wool Showcase

Saturday, May 4, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

FILL THE CAR UP WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS FOR A DAY OF SHOPPING AND FUN!

The Chancellor’s Sheep & Wool Showcase is a family festival that celebrates historic fiber arts, culture, and craft. We host a shopping concourse featuring over 30 skilled artisans and local craftspeople. The Showcase boasts over two dozen local vendors, and is a great place to support small businesses!

As the first of the wool festival season, we are the place to get over your cabin fever with brilliantly colored yarns, roving, and hand-woven scarves. Craft guilds will demonstrate spinning and weaving throughout the day. Herding and sheep shearing—using three different historic techniques!—form the centerpiece of the action. Find crafts for kids, 18th century reenactors, and live traditional music all in one beautiful location!

$10, Saturday, May 4, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., https://www.friendsofclermont.org/sheep-wool

Clermont State Historic Site, 1 Clermont Avenue, Germantown, 518-537-4240

www.FriendsofClermont.org

National Register Celebration

Saturday, May 4, 11 a.m.

In 2001, Copake Grange #935 was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

That distinction is being commemorated, the historic marker, funded by the William G. Pomeroy Foundation®, will be unveiled. New York State Senator Daphne Jordan and Assembly member Didi Barrett will both be on hand to mark the occasion.

Built in 1902-1903, the Copake Grange is the only Grange Hall left in Columbia County which still operates as an active Grange. In the past two years, the Copake Grange has seen a surge of membership as it has regained its place in the community. One of the goals of the Copake Grange is to maintain its historic meeting place.

“We are grateful to the William G. Pomeroy Foundation for funding this historic marker,” said Copake Grange President Chris Quinby. “The Copake Grange holds a special place in the history of the Hamlet of Copake, and we are happy that this marker will memorialize the historical significance of this 116 year old building.”

Saturday, May 4, 11 a.m., https://www.facebook.com/events/355193588536150/

The Copake Grange #935, 628 Empire Road, Copake, 518-329-4279

Story Time Reading

Saturday, May 4, 11:00 am

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Children’s Book Week!!!

Story Time reading of “The Yin-Yang Sisters and the Dragon Frightful” by Nancy Tupper Ling.

All children and their grown-ups are invited.

Saturday, May 4, 11 a.m., https://chathambookstore.com/events/

the Chatham Bookstore, 27 Main Street, Chatham, 518-392-3005

www.chathambookstore.com

Backyard Reverse Osmosis

Saturday, May 4, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Do you want to learn how to tap your trees for syrup? Tapping maple trees and making maple syrup is one of the most time honored rural winter traditions, resulting in a delicious product.This program will cover a variety of areas relevant to anyone fairly new to maple production, either the small commercial producer or back yard hobbyist. Topics include: why make maple syrup, tree identification, tapping, sap collection, tap hole sanitation, boiling, finishing and storing maple syrup, regulations and other resources for maple producers. The first half of this program will focus on these basics of maple production. The second half of the program will focus on the use of smaller scale reverse osmosis units for syrup production. Reverse osmosis is a process to remove more of the water content of the sap before it is boiled down, thus reducing boiling time significantly! Start now to plan for next year’s sap season!

Deadline to register: April 26th

Saturday, May 4, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., $10 http://ccecolumbiagreene.org/events/2019/05/04/beginner-maple-program-and-backyard-reverse-osmosis

Cornell Cooperative Extension Columbia & Greene Counties, Extension Education Center, 479 NY-66, Hudson, 518-828-3346

http://ccecolumbiagreene.org/

Chatham’s 150th Birthday Piano Celebration

Saturday, May 4, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century will celebrate Chatham’s 150th Birthday with a piano concert which will also inaugurate the theaters newly acquired Steinway D Piano. The diverse program will feature four longtime residents of the Chatham community; Lincoln Mayorga, Gili Melamed-Lev, David Smith and Uel Wade.

World-renowned pianist, recording artist, and composer Lincoln Mayorga will bring his personal passion for Chopin to the celebration “I consider Chopin my ‘desert island composer! If I had to choose the music of just one composer to take with me on a desert island, it would be Chopin. He cared for no other instrument the way he loved and identified with the piano.”

Gili Melamed-Lev and Mark Evans (The Lev-Evans Duo) will be performing light, humorous and inspiring musical works for piano four-hands—two players on one piano—by Brahms, Bizet, Poulenc, Pärt, and Fauré. “We’re thrilled to be part of this celebration and to support this new state-of-the-art venue,” said Gili Melamed-Lev.

In what promises to be a colorful and dramatic evening David Smith is looking forward to realizing the nine-foot Steinway concert grand’s specific potential for listeners. “First and foremost, I think of this concert as an acoustic experience, at a time when so many experiences are digital,” said Smith. “The vibrations of such an instrument move the listener in ways not otherwise possible.”

“Do I want to sit at a beautiful, big, black, Steinway monster and share some of my favorite genius-composers with a bunch of close-listening people?” asked Uel Wade rhetorically. “I think so! Thank goodness music is one of PS21’s many gifts to our community.”

$10 – $25, Saturday, May 4, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., http://ps21chatham.org/

PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, 2980 NY-66, Chatham, 518-392-6121

www.ps21chatebsham.org

The Chapin Sisters

Saturday, May 4, 8 p.m.

Since 2005, The Chapin Sisters have garnered critical acclaim with their alluring vocals and distinctive blend of folk music roots and modernist sensibilities.

Siblings Abigail and Lily carry on a proud family musical legacy: father Tom Chapin is a Grammy-winning singer/songwriter, legendary late uncle Harry Chapin was a musical artist and activist best known for his 1974 #1 hit “Cat’s in the Cradle,” and grandfather Jim Chapin was an esteemed jazz drummer.

The duo have been singing and harmonizing from their youth in, first, Brooklyn, NY and later the Hudson River Valley. They have recorded seven albums, the latest of which, Ferry Boat, will be issued by Loantaka Records on April 30.

$10 – $20, Saturday, May 4, 8 p.m., https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=Dk29GT

Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 NY-203, Spencertown, (518) 392-3693

https://spencertownacademy.org/

May 5

The Chapin Sisters

Saturday, May 4

at 8 p.m.

Since 2005, The Chapin Sisters have garnered critical acclaim with their alluring vocals and distinctive blend of folk music roots and modernist sensibilities.

Siblings Abigail and Lily carry on a proud family musical legacy: father Tom Chapin is a Grammy-winning singer/songwriter, legendary late uncle Harry Chapin was a musical artist and activist best known for his 1974 #1 hit “Cat’s in the Cradle,” and grandfather Jim Chapin was an esteemed jazz drummer.

The duo have been singing and harmonizing from their youth in, first, Brooklyn, NY and later the Hudson River Valley. They have recorded seven albums, the latest of which, Ferry Boat, will be issued by Loantaka Records on April 30.

See the Chapin sisters here.

Tickets are now available. $20 adults, $10 students, $15 members Auditions: Mamma Mia! At the Center for Performing arts, 661 Rte. 308, Rhinebeck, NY on May 4 @ 1pm, May 5 @ 7pm, Callbacks: May 6 @ 7pm. Performance dates: July 26 – August 18. Seeking: Actors, singers, dancers over age 18 – 60. Prepare: 16 - 32 bars of a rock or pop song in the style of the show. Bring your piano sheet music for our accompanist. No a cappella please. Bring your schedule and be prepared to list your conflicts. Contact director Kevin Archambault at kevin@centerforperformingarts.org