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HudsonValleyWeekend Cultural Preview, August 23-27, 2017

A highly selective preview of cultural events taking place this weekend in the greater Hudson, N.Y., region, including club-inspired modern dance; brassy soul from the West Coast; photography and multimedia art; and more.     EPHRAT ASHERIE DANCE BRINGS CUTTING-EDGE STREET DANCE to PS21 (CHATHAM, N.Y.) – Ephrat Asherie Dance brings its blend of street and…

John S. Hall to Bring Punk-Poetry and Unusual Squirrel to Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Punk-poet John S. Hall, best known as founder/leader of avant-rock group King Missile, brings his new group, Unusual Squirrel, to Club Helsinki Hudson on Sunday, September 10, at 7pm, as part of the monthly Rogovoy Salon series curated and hosted by music journalist Seth Rogovoy. Hall’s witty lyrics and spoken-word poems tell…

Cuomo Awards $10 Million to City of Hudson

by Seth Rogovoy (HUDSON, N.Y., August 1, 2017) – The city of Hudson is one of 10 winners in a statewide competition for $10 million downtown revitalization grants, Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a packed house at Hudson Hall this afternoon. Cuomo credited the city’s own proven commitment to revitalization efforts as an essential qualification for…

Will Gov. Cuomo Drop $10M on Hudson?

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo is headed to Hudson on Tuesday, August 1, to make “an exciting announcement,” according to an email sent to various media outlets. “This administration has been steadfast in its dedication to economic development, and Hudson is no exception,” read the statement, which has caused rampant speculation and hope among…

HudsonValleyWeekend Cultural Preview, July 27-30, 2017

A highly selective preview of cultural events taking place this weekend in the greater Hudson, N.Y., region, including a blues and gospel festival curated by Rory Block; a rare staging of an opera by Dvorak; Dweezil Zappa paying tribute to his father; and more.     RORY BLOCK HEADLINES GOSPEL & BLUES FEST WEEKEND at…

Berkshire PAC to Collaborate with NY-19 Dems to Defeat Faso

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – The newly established Catskill Freedom Network will hold its first public event, an ice cream social and fundraiser, at the law offices of Sherwood Guernsey, located at 69 East Housatonic Street in Pittsfield, on Thursday, July 27, from 5pm to 7pm.  Guernsey, the founder and chair of the Catskill Freedom Network, is…

Jen Chapin to Bring Soulful, Jazzy ‘Urban Folk’ to Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Singer-songwriter Jen Chapin brings her unique style of soulful, jazzy “urban folk” to Club Helsinki Hudson on Sunday, August 13, at 7pm, as part of the Rogovoy Salon, a new music and literary series curated and hosted by cultural journalist and music critic Seth Rogovoy. “Jen is a remarkable songwriter, an untouchable…