HudsonValleyWeekend

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

Omi Improvisers Orchestra to Bring ‘Guerrilla Jazz’ to Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Jazz greats Karl Berger and Ingrid Sertso will lead the Omi Improvisers Orchestra, featuring a baker’s dozen musicians from around the globe, in a unique concert of “guerrilla jazz” at Club Helsinki Hudson on Sunday, July 21, at 8pm. Ensemble members hail from South Korea, Sweden, Russia, China and Italy, and are…

Riverfront Makers’ Fair Coming to Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Hudson River Exchange: Made + Collected, a curated, independent craft fair, will take place at Hudson Riverfront Park on Saturday, July 20, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The fair will feature crafts, art, vintage wares, local food vendors, and live music.  Over 70 local and regional makers and artisans as…

Chris Smither to Perform at Club Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Folk-blues singer-songwriter Chris Smither performs at Club Helsinki Hudson on Saturday, July 13, 2013, at 9pm. Having distilled his own signature sound of blues and folk for over 40 years, Smither is truly an American original. A profound songwriter and virtuoso guitarist, Smither continues to draw deeply from the blues, American folk…

Original Stage Adaptation of Popular Russian Novel Premieres at Bard SummerScape

Adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov’s “The Master and Margarita” Gets World Premiere Staging(ANNANDALE-on-HUDSON, N.Y.) – An original stage adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov’s  The Master and Margarita, widely recognized as one of the greatest and most beloved Russian novels of the 20th century, will enjoy its world premiere as part of the Bard SummerScape festival in ten…

Give to the Rogovoy Report; Enjoy Dinner and a Show

For the next three weeks in July, three lucky contributors to the Rogovoy Report will win a free dinner for two at John Andrews Restaurant in Egremont, Mass., as well as a pair of tickets to a play at either Shakespeare & Company (in Lenox, Mass.) or Berkshire Theatre Group (in Pittsfield and Stockbridge, Mass.)…

Short Comedies by David Ives at PS21

(CHATHAM, N.Y.) – Long Ago and Far Away and other short comedies by playwright David Ives will be performed by Walking the Dog Theater company at PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century from Friday, July 5, 2013, through Sunday, July 21. Ives is known for his verbal dexterity, theatrical invention, and quirky humor. David…

Lake Street Dive Brings Jazzy Pop to Club Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Lake Street Dive brings its unique fusion of jazz, classical, pop, swing and soul to Club Helsinki Hudson on Saturday, July 6, at 9pm. Lake Street Dive is a unique quartet with an approach like no other group you’ve ever heard. Four jazz- and classical-trained musicians who met at Boston’s New England…

Cabaret Star Ann Hampton Callaway Brings ‘Standards’ to Club Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Jazz-pop vocalist Ann Hampton Callaway brings her cabaret show, “Celebrating The Great American Songbook,” to Club Helsinki Hudson on Sunday, July 7, at 7pm, as part of the Helsinki on Broadway series presented in association with Showstoppers. Returning to Club Helsinki by popular demand, Callaway presents the best of Gershwin, Porter, Rodgers,…

Holmes Brothers Bring Funky Soul-Gospel to Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Bluesy soul-gospel trio the Holmes Brothers bring their unique stew of Southern funk and Northern blues to Club Helsinki Hudson on Friday, July 5, at 9pm. Originally from Christchurch, Va., the New York City-based group has shared stages and recordings with Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith, Willie Nelson, Lou…