HudsonValleyWeekend

A selective, curatorial view of the cultural highlights of the upcoming weekend in the greater Hudson Valley region.

Festival of Photography & Multimedia Art Returns to Hudson Hall

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – “Just the Facts,” the second annual LightField Festival of Photography & Multimedia Art, returns to Hudson Hall now through September 30, with an exhibition, artist talks, film screenings, workshops, and a panel discussion. Curated by Anna Van Lenten, LightField’s founding director, “Just the Facts” features photography and video work by six distinguished…

Royal Jelly Jive Brings Brassy Gypsy-Soul to Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – San Francisco-based Royal Jelly Jive brings its soulful, brassy party music to Club Helsinki Hudson on Friday, August 25, at 9pm. Fronted by the streetwise, soulful vocals of Lauren Bjelde, Royal Jelly Jive plays a fusion of the jumpin’ jive of the 1940s, brass band music of the 1950s and ‘60s, and…

HudsonValleyWeekend Cultural Preview Aug 16-20, 2017

A highly selective preview of cultural events taking place this weekend in the greater Hudson, N.Y., region, including sports-inspired modern dance; a celebration of Chopin; a cello-piano duo; abstract art; and more.   MONICA BILL BARNES & CO. PREVIEWS NEW DANCE at PS21 (CHATHAM, N.Y.) – Monica Bill Barnes & Company performs a two-night preview…

Ephrat Asherie Dance Brings Cutting-Edge Street Dance to PS21

(CHATHAM, N.Y.) – Ephrat Asherie Dance brings its blend of street and social dance to PS21 on Friday and Saturday, August 25 and 26, at 8pm, as part the Chatham Dance Festival. The  company’s work straddles the genres of dance and theater, and is inspired by the New York City club scene of the late-1990s…

Monica Bill Barnes & Co. Previews New Dance at PS21

(CHATHAM, N.Y.) – Monica Bill Barnes & Company performs a two-night preview performance of “One Night Only (running as long as we can)” at PS21 on Friday and Saturday, August 18 and 19, at 8pm. The evening-length work, part of PS21’s Chatham Dance Festival and which draws on sports competitions for inspiration, features Barnes and…

Frances McDormand and Suzzy Roche to Perform at Shaker Museum Gala

(NEW LEBANON, N.Y.) –  Frances McDormand and Suzzy Roche, members of the experimental theater collective The Wooster Group, will perform at the Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon gala on Saturday, August 19. McDormand ?and Roche, along with director Kate Valk, will present an excerpt from? Early Shaker Spirituals: A Record Album Interpretation, a performance based…

Inbal Segev and Alon Goldstein to Perform at Tannery Pond Concerts

(NEW LEBANON, N.Y.) – Cellist Inbal Segev and pianist Alon Goldstein will perform works by Brahms and Dvorak in the Tannery Pond Concerts series at the Tannery on the grounds of Mount Lebanon Shaker Village and Darrow School on Saturday, August 19, at 8pm. The program explores the relationships among these Romantic composers and the…

HudsonValleyWeekend Cultural Preview, Aug 9-13, 2017

A highly selective preview of cultural events taking place this weekend in the greater Hudson, N.Y., region, including folk-jazz royalty; a jazz guitar legend; a celebration of Chopin; an Obie Award-winning play; abstract art; and more.       JEN CHAPIN to BRING SOULFUL, JAZZY ‘URBAN FOLK’ to HELSINKI HUDSON (HUDSON, N.Y.) – Singer-songwriter Jen…