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Thursdays through Mondays

Films at TSL – 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. – Information at or call 518-822-8100 - Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street

Fridays through August

Athens Performing Arts Corporation has launched its riverside summer concert series – During the summer months, live music is presented in Athens Riverfront Park on Friday nights from 7 to 9 pm – The series started on June 22 with Kristen Capolino (blues, soul, rock) and continues on Fridays through August 24 - Hudson Cruises’ Hudson-Athens ferry service runs on Fridays and Saturdays from 6 to 10 pm and takes passengers directly to the riverfront park in Athens - – (See details below) - The season finale will be on Thursday, August 30 with Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds. Information by calling Rick at 518-522-9470.

Fridays & Saturdays

Hudson-Athens Ferry – 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 – Information at or 518-822-1014 – The ferry departs Hudson on the hour and Athens on the half hour from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. – (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. In Athens, the ferry docks in Athens Riverfront Park, 4 Water Street.

The Hudson River School of Art Trail Hike

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, The hikes started on June 30 and will continue through October on subsequent Fridays—July 27, August 24, 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 . 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’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). - Information and schedule at – Basilica Hudson, 110 South Front Street

Thursday, July 5 through September 2

Broadway musicals in your neighborhood! Applaud MacHaydn Theatre which is celebrating 50 seasons of professional musical theatre. The 2018 season started on May 24 with Damn Yankees, then moved forward with Funny Girl and Cabaret, but there is plenty of music and dancing ahead. Mamma Mia opens on July 5, The Hunchbasck of Notre Dame on July 26, The Wedding Singer on August 9, and the beloved Annie on August 23. Three children’s theatre productions—The Real Story of Little Red Riding Hood, The Pied Piper, and Wendy’s Shadow-- will play during June, July, and August – Information and tickets at 518-392-9292 or go to the website, . – Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham

Friday, July 6

Royal Jelly Jive – “In San Francisco, there lives a band called Royal Jelly Jive. Fronted by the streetwise, soulful vocals of Lauren Bjelde, the band plays a fusion of the jumpin’ jive of the 1940s, brass band music of the 1950s and ‘60s and today’s Gypsy punk, as popularized by groups like Beirut, Gogol Bordello, and Slavic Soul Party. Horns, bass, drums, and keyboards surround Bjelde’s vocals that combine the elegance of Nina Simone and the rough grit of Tom Waits…. But you don’t have to travel all the way to the Bay Area to join in the fun. Royal Jelly Jive brings its soulful, brassy party music to Helsinki on July 6 – Information and tickets at or call 518-828-4800 – Doors at 6 pm, show at 9 pm – Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia Street

Friday through Sunday, July 6-8

Hudson Hall presents the Stephen Petronio Company which announces its arrival in the Hudson Valley with a program of signature show-stopping works at Hudson Hall in the historic Hudson Opera House. For their Hudson debut the Company performs three dances by choreographer Stephen Petronio including his newest work, Hardness 10, which marks his third collaboration with composer Nico Muhly and first with fashion designer Patricia Field ARTFASHION; an excerpt from Underland (2003), inspired by the dark, sensual music of Australian legend, Nick Cave; and Bud Suite (2006), which muses on the melodic pop-tunes of Rufus Wainwright. Also on the program is a revival of choreographer Steve Paxton’s virtuosic Excerpt from Goldberg Variations (1986), a Bessie-nominated restaging from Petronio’s Bloodlines project, established to revive works by post-modern dance masters. Hudson Hall welcomes Petronio’s artistry as a choreographer in tandem with the Petronio Residency Center’s inaugural season of residencies. To learn more about the program or to putchase tickets call 518-822-1438 or go to the website at

Saturday, July 7

Chatham SummerFest – This 42nd annual street fair draws hundreds if visitors and showcases many varied local organizations as well as performers, artists, and vendors. All events are free and take place along Main Street, Park Row, and Hudson Avenue. In addition to the popular sidewalk sale and Artisan Faire, three stages throughout the village accommodate a variety of entertainers – 10 p.m. to 4 p.m. – The Village of Chatham, Chatham

Red, White and Indigo – Celebrate the Fourth of July with Lady Rizo – “America is a very bad boyfriend, but why do I still love him?” Acclaimed chanteuse Lady Rizo bares her troubled soul just for you – Information and tickets at or 518-329-0114 – 8:30 pm -Ancram Opera House, 1330 County Route 7, Ancram - PLEASE NOTE: Special bus service from Hudson’s Red Dot restaurant (321 Warren St.) to and from the Ancram Opera House for this performance. The bus leaves from the Dot promptly at 7:45 pm and leaves from Ancram immediately following the performance – $5 roundtrip bus fare is payable at the door. - No reservation is needed for the bus, but advance purchase of show tickets is recommended. (Riders enjoy 10% off their pre-show meal (not including beverages.) at the Dot!)

The Nels Cline 4 – Information and tickets at or call 518-828-4800 Doors at 6 pm, show at 9 pm – Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia Street

Tuesday, July 10

Matana Roberts Live – angel chile, solo reflections on the spirit of Jeanne Lee - Alt composer, sound explorer and avant saxophonist Matana Roberts presents a free one-of-a-kind woman and horn alone solo sax performance/remembrance of the iconoclast jazz vocalist Jeanne Lee - “The point of Roberts’ feverish work is to make America’s past and present—this country’s history and her own—seem inextricably connected, as if it were all colliding before us. Which is why, when I mention her study of African-American history, she’s quick to correct me: ‘I’m dealing with American history, not just African-American history.’ ”—Rolling Stone - Information at – 8:30 pm – Basilica Hudson, 110 South Front Street

Friday, July 13

Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express / Jeremy & The Harlequins – Information and tickets at or call 518-828-4800 – Doors at 6 pm, show at 9 pm – Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia Street

Saturday, July 14

The Valatie Community Theatre presents Johnny has Gone for a Soldier: 1778-1976 – This is a special concert, film and musical tribute to the “Citizen Soldier.” It chronicles America’s wartime story through song, still images, film, and verse. These Revolutionary War, Civil War, World Wars I and II, Korean and the Vietnam era wartime ballads, songs and tunes will evoke those powerful images and memories that continue to define our unique and shared American experience. This special concert in honor of the “Citizen Soldier” is a music history timeline that harkens back to the era of the fiddle and banjo in camp, the parlor piano, pre-radio concert hall productions, radio broadcasts, and cinematic productions that reached millions! For many Americans the widening access to sheet music, phonographic, gramophone, tape and vinyl recordings and cinematic productions had a unifying and patriotic effect. Through music, Americans have celebrated their wartime victories and struggled to justify the total cost if war and its impact on the preservation of our independence and freedom. – Information at – Admission fee paid at the door, or buy through Brown Paper Tickets online - Active military and veterans get a 50% discount at the door – 8 pm – Valatie Community Theatre, 3031 Main Street, Valatie

Shemekia Copeland – Information and tickets at or call 518-828-4800 – Doors at 6 pm, show at 9 pm – Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia Street


n Costume & Custom: Middle Eastern Threads at Olana - 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. Go to or call 518-828-1872 x 103 to find out the details on the exhibition and the ancillary programs – Olana State Historic Site, 5720 State Route 9G, Greenport

n Picturesque & Sublime: Thomas Cole’s Trans-Atlantic Inheritance - 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 - > Information and tickets at – Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 218 Spring Street, Catskill

n Stars and Cells – Works by Nicole Cherubini, Victoria Fu, and Carrie Moyer – Curated by Jen Mergel - On view through July 15 - Information at or by email to, or call 518-822-1333 – September Gallery, #3, 449 Warren Street

n Figures We Fancy – Works by Mark Beard, David Dew Bruner, Robert Goldstrom, Greg Decker, David Austin, Louise Laplante, and Abel Ramirez – On view through July 29 – Information at or call 518-828-1915 – Carrie Haddad Gallery, 622 Warren Street

n Landscape: Abstract, Fractured, Suggested. Recent work by Hudson artists: photo/sculptures by Margaret Saliske; mixed media and paintings by David Drake -. Photo Portfolios by Barrack Evans and William Nourse – On view through July 8 – Information at or by email to – Davis Orton Gallery, 114 Warren Street.

n Sextet III - Works by Yuko Mizobuchi, Traci Mims, David Sheskin, Anthony Ruscitto, Christy Marie, and Scott Dow - On view through July 14 - Limner Gallery, 123 Warren Street

n SCULPTURE – Works by Jake Fallat, Margaret Roleke, and Steve Rosenzweig, providing ethree distinct expressions of the medium – On view through July 22 – Information by email to – Concepto Gallery, 741 Warren Street

n Illumination: Light from Darkness - A flash of understanding, insight, epiphany. This year’s Annual Photography Show highlights the work of twenty-one photographers who artfully display, in both black and white and color, how this year’s theme, “illumination,” inspires their imagery. The exhibition exemplifies the deeply personal process of creating art in all of its forms. – On view through July 15 – Information at - Gallery, Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown

n Six solo exhibitions of sculpture and painting in the Main Galleries, Sculpture Garden and Carriage House – Work by Yura Adams, Lightswitch; Howard Kalish, sculpture; Rodney Dickson, paintings; Holly Hughes, paintings; Clay Sorrough, paintings; and Yi Zhang, sculpture – On view through July 15 – Information at 518-828-5907 or go to – 6 to 8 pm – John Davis Gallery, 362 ½ Warren Street

n Mark LaRiviere: A Certain Light - This solo show “combines paintings done years ago with current sculpture. The work is a continuation in Mark’s investigation on making images with a variety of materials that embody a sense of form, a sense of scale, and a sense of color to evoke a sense of being. – On view through August 5 – Information at 518-392-3336 or go to – Thompson Giroux Gallery, 57 Main Street, Chatham

n Richard Butler: Happinessisthespace betweensorrows – New paintings and eight new works on paper - Information at or 518-828-4539 – BCBART, 116 Warren Street

n Travelogue, a survey exhibition by Radcliffe Bailey. With works spanning from 2002 through 2018, Bailey incorporates a multitude of mediums. Often quilt-like in aesthetic, his practice creates links between diasporic histories and potential futures, investigating the evolution or stagnation of notions of identity. It is Bailey’s exploration into such varied concepts and methods that serves as a springboard into the concurrent solo presentations by Nina Chanel Abney, Shimon Attie, Math Bass, Valerie Blass, Vibha Galhotra, Brad Kahlhamer, Margaret Kilgallen, Lyne Lapointe, Gordon Parks, and Leslie Wayne. Working across a variety of media, these artists converge on themes of history and migration funneled through the lens of contemporary life. Emphasis is not on the destination, but on the digressive path of the journey and the various points of discovery and loss along the way. – On view through October 6 – The School is open on Saturdays from 11 am to 6 pm. Information at . – The School, 25 Broad Street, Kinderhook

n Current Exhibitions at Jeff Bailey Gallery – Jered Sprecher: Paintings – Divided Light – On view through July 29 ; Yevgeniya Baras, John Dilg, & Matt Phillips – On view through July 29;

Allen Glatter – Boomerang –Sculpture in the garden – On view through September 2 – Information at 518-828-6680 or visit – 6 to 8 p.m. – Jeff Bailey Gallery, 127 Warren Street


Upstreet Farmers’ Market – 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, bread, butters, eggs, gluten -free foods, and other prepared foods – Information at - 4 to 7 pm – Warren Street side of Seventh Street Park

The Hudson Farmers’ Market is 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 egetable gardenS, flower beds, hanging baskets and herb gardens – EBT and WIC are accepted by all qualified vendors — Information at — Open from 9 am to 1 pm – Corner of Sixth & Columbia Streets

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A Life in Water Colors – William A. Carbone, much loved, long time resident of Hudson, passed away in February after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. We celebrate his life and work in water colors along with his love for Columbia County and its people, his two great passions. He taught watercolors at Columbia Greene Community College and lead many workshops there and at the Hudson library, Washington Irving Senior Center in Catskill as well as at the Athens Cultural Center. Bill participated in the Motion Picture Scenic Artist’s (NYC) Apprentice Program, made displays for the World’s Fair (NYC) Pepsi-Cola Pavilion, studied at the Art Students League, Riley School of Design, Fordham University and the University of New Mexico. “Challenge is part of the Process”, Bill stated, “My work is somewhat conventional, leaning towards realism, while trying to convey a feeling, emotion or mood of my subject. SOMETIMES, I AM EVEN SATISFIED.”

–Ron Carbone

William A. Carbone Exhibition and Life Celebration – An exhibition of Carbone’s work will be on view at the Kaaterskill Gallery, Columbia-Greene Community College from July 9 through July 31 A reception and celebration of the life of William A. Carbone will take place at the Gallery on Saturday, July 21 from 1 to 5 pm