HudsonValleyWeekend

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

Duo Parnas Plus Pianist to Play Works by Prokofiev, Brahms and Schubert

(NEW LEBANON, N.Y.) – Pianist Vincent Adragna will join duo parnas – violinist Madalyn Parnas and cellist Cicely Parnas – to play works by Prokofiev, Brahms, and Schubert, as part of the Tannery Pond Concerts series in the barn at the Darrow School, on Saturday, September 7, 2013, at 8pm. The Parnas sisters grew up…

HudsonValleyWeekend, Sept 5-10, 2013

  SARAH LEE GUTHRIE and JOHNNY IRION UNVEIL NEW SOUND at HELSINKI HUDSON (HUDSON, N.Y.) – Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion bring their new sound and new repertoire of songs from their third studio album, Wassaic Way, to Club Helsinki Hudson on Saturday, September 7, 2013, at 9pm. Produced by Jeff Tweedy and Patrick…

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell to Play HITS-on-the-Hudson

(SAUGERTIES, N.Y.) – Americana music legends Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, who collectively boast 13 Grammy Awards between them, join forces to perform at HITS-on-the-Hudson on Sunday, September 8, 2013, at 5pm. The longtime friends and occasional musical partners recently released Old Yellow Moon, their first duo album. The concert was scheduled as a replacement…

Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion Unveil New Sound at Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion bring their new sound and new repertoire of songs from their third studio album, Wassaic Way, to Club Helsinki Hudson on Saturday, September 7, 2013, at 9pm. Produced by Jeff Tweedy and Patrick Sansone of Wilco, the 11-song album introduces a new Guthrie and Irion, with…

All-Star Gala Concert at Bard Honors Composer Joan Tower at 75

(ANNANDALE-on-HUDSON, N.Y.) – The Bard College Conservatory of Music celebrates composer Joan Tower, one of America’s most important living composers, with a gala concert, “Joan Tower and Friends Celebrate Her 75th Birthday,” to benefit the Joan Tower Composition Scholarship, on Saturday, September 7, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in the László…

Lydia Davis, Man Booker Recipient, Featured at CCCA Literary Festival

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Lydia Davis, the winner of this year’s Man Booker International Prize awarded for “an achievement in fiction on the world stage,” is one of more than a dozen authors who will be featured in the annual CCCA ArtsWalk Literary Festival to be held Friday through Sunday, October 4-6, 2013. The festival will…

HudsonValleyWeekend Cultural Preview, Aug 28-Sep 1, 2013

  PARSONS DANCE CELEBRATES ELLSWORTH KELLY’S 90th BIRTHDAY at PS21 (CHATHAM, N.Y.) – Parsons Dance Company previews EK90, a newly commissioned dance work celebrating artist Ellsworth Kelly’s 90th birthday, at PS21 on Friday and Saturday, August 30 and 31, 2013, at 8pm. The program also includes Nascimento Novo, Brothers, Ebben, and Caught. These two special…

Sandra Bernhard to Perform at Club Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Comedian and singer Sandra Bernhard returns to Club Helsinki Hudson on Saturday, August 31, at 9pm. The keen cultural observer, political satirist, actress and author straddles the line between comic and performance artist while always pushing the boundaries of what it means to be a comedian in the great tradition of Lenny…

Parsons Dance Celebrates Ellsworth Kelly’s 90th Birthday at PS21

(CHATHAM, N.Y.) – Parsons Dance Company previews EK90, a newly commissioned dance work celebrating artist Ellsworth Kelly’s 90th birthday, at PS21 on Friday and Saturday, August 30 and 31, 2013, at 8pm. The program also includes Nascimento Novo, Brothers, Ebben, and Caught. These two special evening performances bring down the curtain on the PS21 2013…