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The Skivvies Strip Down for Animalkind Benefit at Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – The Skivvies, an adult-rated musical comedy duo performing stripped-down mashups of pop songs and show tunes almost in the raw, will bare their considerable abs and more in a concert to benefit Animalkind, the cat rescue and adoption center in Hudson, at Club Helsinki Hudson on Friday, July 15, at 8pm. (For…

Fourth Annual Maker’s Market to Take Place at Hudson Waterfront June 25-26

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – The Hudson River Exchange’s fourth curated Summer Market, featuring 100 vendors of high quality handmade goods, unique vintage finds, farm fresh food purveyors, and live music, takes place at Henry Hudson Riverfront Park the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, June 25-26, 2016. With a focus on regional vendors, the market features a…

Citizen’s Group Seeks to Overturn Weighted Vote System

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – A citizens group is expected to announce a grassroots campaign to change the city’s unconstitutional and unfair method of governance at the Hudson Area Library on Wednesday, June 15, at 5pm. The Fair & Equal Campaign will host a town hall-style meeting at the Hudson Area Library on Thursday, June 23, at…

Orlando Solidarity Vigil to Take Place Monday at 7pm

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – A vigil in solidarity with those who mourn for the victims of the terrorist attack in Orlando, Fla., this past weekend will take place at Washington Park, in front of the Columbia County Courthouse, opposite the post office on Union Street, on Monday, June 13, at 7pm. The event is being called…

Amanda Palmer to Perform at Basilica Hudson with Her Dad

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Pop-rock singer-songwriter Amanda Palmer is bringing the Jack & Amanda Palmer tour, featuring duets with her father from their new release, “You Got Me Singing,” to Basilica Hudson on Saturday, July 23. Percussive polymath Thor Harris and his group Thor & Friends will warm up the crowd for the Palmers. Doors open at…

Basilica Farm & Flea Springs Forth

  (HUDSON, N.Y.) – Basilica Farm & Flea, an artisans and farmers market at Basilica Hudson produced in collaboration with Hudson River Exchange, inaugurates its first Spring Market on Saturday, May 7, from 10 to 6, and Sunday, May 8, from 11 to 5. This year’s inaugural event incorporates the annual spring Ramp Fest. Basilica…

Fully Renovated Opera House to Open in Spring 2017

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – With $7 million in hand, the Hudson Opera House is moving forward with its $8.5 million renovation, the largest and most significant phase of its preservation efforts, the centerpiece of which is the restoration of its upstairs performance hall. Renovation is expected to be completed in spring 2017, marked by the organization’s…

John Pizzarelli Brings Frank Sinatra Centennial Celebration to Mahaiwe

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – Pop-jazz guitarist and vocalist John Pizzarelli celebrates the centennial of Frank Sinatra’s birthday at the Mahaiwe on Saturday, December 19, at 8pm, with  “Swing 7 Frank Sinatra Centennial Celebration.” A Mahaiwe audience favorite, Pizzarelli has had a multi-faceted career as a jazz guitarist, vocalist, and bandleader. Internationally known for classic standards,…

2015 Grammy Nominees Include a Dozen Helsinki Hudson Veterans

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – In what continues to be its remarkable string of presenting critically and commercially acclaimed performers, this past week’s announcement of this year’s Grammy Award nominees includes a dozen artists who have graced the stage at Club Helsinki Hudson, including soul legend Bettye LaVette, gospel-R&B icon Mavis Staples, bluegrass pioneer Ralph Stanley, folksinger…