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17 November 2017 08:12PM
Jody Bolluyt


We have arrived at Week 24, the last week of the regular CSA season. We feel like it was a success, despite what is now the normal weird weather, we had great crops. We even accomplished our goal of beautiful Brussels sprouts. …

Local culture
17 November 2017 08:01PM
John Davis


The Joan Mitchell Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of the annual Painters & Sculptors Grants. This diverse group of 25 artists will each receive an unrestricted grant of $25,000, along with professional development and residency opportunities.

The John Davis Gallery is very proud…

Soft news | Local culture | Local living
17 November 2017 04:55PM

An evening of homegrown stories told by local residents

The Ancram Opera House seeks local storytellers for its Saturday, December 16th installment of REAL PEOPLE REAL STORIES. No experience is necessary, and the Ancram Opera House will provide up to five…

Soft news | Local living | Body/Soul
17 November 2017 04:06PM

Three years ago, I was in Vienna on business with my client and friend, Nick, and we were waiting around for confirmation of a meeting so we had time to do many things — visit the Schonbrunn Palace, sit in cafes and eat sacher torte…

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17 November 2017 03:39PM


“‘The Mother of Us All’ is surely the most American of operas, which may not mean much to non-Americans. But it may well also be the finest, which should mean something.

First performed in 1947, the opera is a panoply of late 19th- and early 20th-century…

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17 November 2017 03:30PM


“There could hardly be two operas less similar than “Thaïs” and “The Mother of Us All.”

“Thaïs,” a few gallons of French Romantic cream whipped into a lush, lurid frenzy by Jules Massenet, runs at the Metropolitan Opera through Dec. 2. “The Mother of Us All,”…

Soft news | Local culture
17 November 2017 03:11PM
Betsy Miller



Sheila Silver, composer
Stephen Kitsakos, librettist

2 Performances in Hudson:
Saturday Nov. 18, 2017 at 1pm and 4pm
Admission is free (donations welcome)

Presented in the Community Room of the Hudson Area Library
51 North Fifth…

Soft news | Local food/farms
17 November 2017 02:57PM
Betsy Miller
Hard news | Local culture | Local living
17 November 2017 02:48PM
Betsy Miller


The ART of Photography

CHATHAM – When you step through the doorway of Ellen Lynch Photography, you are met with motion and warmth, conveyed through large-scale photographs of horses and landscapes. Whether a horse galloping on a beach – captured in a single frame, or…

Local food/farms
17 November 2017 02:46PM
Mark Scherzer

Did you know that there are roughly 1.1 billion sheep on earth and that 8 of them have learned to identify former President Obama’s photograph out of a collection of celebrity photos? These wise eight sheep are, of course, at Cambridge University in England. Definitely…


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