HudsonValleyWeekend

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

Berkshire and Hudson Valley Regional Cultural Preview (July 22-28)

  GRAHAM NASH at BARDAVON and MAHAIWE Two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and founding member of Crosby Stills & Nash and the Hollies Graham Nash is playing in our region twice the weekend: at the Bardavon in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., tonight at 8pm, and at the Mahaiwe in Great Barrington, Mass., on Saturday…

Berkshire and Hudson Valley Regional Cultural Preview (July 15-19, 2022)

With so much going on culturally speaking in our region, this is my highly selective, curated snapshot of some of the most promising events happening this weekend …   JOHN CAMERON ‘HEDWIG’ MITCHELL and AMBER MARTIN at MASS MoCA Tony Award-winner John Cameron Mitchell – best known for his punk-goddess alter ego, Hedwig — teams…

Aston Magna Series Features Works by Schumann, Bach, Handel, Others

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – The Aston Magna Music Festival celebrates its 49th season with a return to live, in-person concerts featuring works by Bach, Schumann, Handel, and others, with weekly performances at St. James Place in Great Barrington, Mass., and Hudson Hall in Hudson, N.Y., through July 23. Performing on period instruments, Aston Magna performs…

Berkshire and Hudson Valley Regional Cultural Preview, Jun 24-26, 2022

A highly selective preview of what looks best in the performing arts in our region this coming weekend…   This weekend PS21 in Chatham, N.Y., kicks off its second annual House Blend concert series, presenting stimulating, often challenging programs by talented soloists and ensembles who find surprising new life in canonical works and illuminate contemporary music…

Berkshire and Hudson Valley Regional Cultural Preview, May 27-29

The cultural highlights in our region this weekend include chamber music, cabaret, roots music, folk-rock … plus a whole lot more.   WILCO’S SOLID SOUND FESTIVAL RETURNS to MASS MoCA Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival returns to MASS MoCA in North Adams this weekend, today through Sunday, featuring dozens of acts from all over the musical…

Berkshire and Hudson Valley Regional Cultural Preview (April 1-7, 2022)

The highly selective cultural highlights in our region this weekend include contemporary dance, blues, country, jazz … plus a whole lot more.   EXPERIMENTAL DANCE at THE FOUNDRY Tonight at 7:30pm choreographer Fiona Scruggs brings her multi-piece work titled “Qualia” to the Foundry in West Stockbridge, Mass. Qualia is defined as one’s own individual experience…

Berkshire and Hudson Valley Regional Cultural Preview (Mar 25-31)

The cultural highlights in our region this weekend include opera, comedy, folk, jazz … plus a whole lot more.   MID-WINTER MOZART Soprano Maria Valdes and tenor Alex McKissick will perform arias and duets written throughout Mozart’s career in “Mid-Winter Mozart,” a presentation of Berkshire Opera Festival (BOF) at St. James Place in Great Barrington,…