HudsonValleyWeekend

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

Jay Donn Flexes Brooklyn Street Style with BalletNext at Kaatsbaan  

(TIVOLI, N.Y.) – Virtuoso Flex dancer Jay Donn joins BalletNext in “The Game,” a choreographed mashup of two divergent styles, premiering at Kaatsbaan International Dance Center on Saturday, June 17, at 7:30, and Sunday, June 18, at 2:30. The premiere of “The Game” is the culmination of BalletNext’s week-long creative residency at Kaatsbaan. Kaatsbaan hosts…

Jonah Bokaer to Bring Albee-Inspired Dance to Basilica Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Jonah Bokaer Choreography will present OCCUPANT and Study For Occupant at Basilica Hudson on Thursday, June 15, through Saturday, June 17. OCCUPANT is a trio for three dancers; Study for Occupant is a Jonah Bokaer solo. Both works were inspired by the Edward Albee play “Occupant,” about Russian-born New York sculptor Louise…

HudsonValleyWeekend Cultural Preview, June 8-11, 2017

A highly selective preview of cultural events taking place this weekend in the greater Hudson, N.Y., region, including a classical trio playing Bowie, Prince, and Hendrix; a radical memoir; a freak-flag day party; an anti-bigotry benefit concert; and a whole lot more.     AHN TRIO to PLAY BOWIE, HENDRIX, and PRINCE at HELSINKI HUDSON…

Former Radical Activist Reads from Memoir at Hudson Hall

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Jonathan Lerner, local writer, journalist, and founding member of radical Vietnam-era group Weather Underground, launches his fascinating memoir, Swords in the Hands of Children: Reflections of an American Revolutionary at Hudson Hall on Sunday, June 11, at 5pm. The book reading and signing will be followed by a reception with the author.…

Basilica Hudson Hosts (Freak) Flag Day Festivities

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – For the sixth year running, Basilica Hudson hosts (Freak) Flag Day, a visual and performing arts celebration and party following the city’s conventional Flag Day celebration, on Saturday, June 10, starting at 6pm and continuing into the night. The Basilica’s galleries and visual arts spaces will open to the public at 6pm,…

HudsonValleyWeekend Cultural Preview, Jun 1-4, 2017

A highly selective preview of cultural events taking place this weekend in the greater Hudson, N.Y., region, including Russian music by a virtuoso duo; a famed string quartet playing Bartok and Beethoven; innovative indie-blues; a film festival; and a whole lot more.     CHRISTOPHER O’RILEY & MATT HAIMOVITZ PERFORM RUSSIAN WORKS at HUDSON HALL…