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23 April 2019 02:27PM
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The Bolshoi Live in Cinemas 2018 / 2019
The Golden Age

In the 1920s, The Golden Age cabaret is a favorite nightly haunt. The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita. He follows her to the cabaret and realizes that she is the beautiful dancer “Mademoiselle…

Local culture
23 April 2019 02:25PM
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Presented by Exhibition On Screen. Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated, but this major show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other. Given privileged access to both galleries, the film documents this landmark exhibition, while interweaving Rembrandt’s life…

Local culture
23 April 2019 02:24PM
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Havana, late 1950s. Helicopter-borne, the camera swoops over a dark sea and tropical island; through and under a village on stilts amid the wetlands; to a fashion show atop a skyscraper; and down to a rooftop swimming pool, following a dark-haired bikinied beauty into and…

Local culture
23 April 2019 02:24PM
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From director Todd Douglas Miller (Dinosaur 13) comes a cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most…

Local culture
23 April 2019 02:23PM
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For Diane (Mary Kay Place), everyone else comes first. Generous but with little patience for self-pity, she spends her days checking in on sick friends, volunteering at her local soup kitchen, and trying to save her drug-addicted adult son (Jake Lacy) from himself. But beneath…

Local culture
23 April 2019 02:21PM
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In this portrait of six service dogs and their owners, documentary filmmaker Heddy Honigmann explores the close bond between animal and human. Honigmann questions the owners in her characteristic way – respectfully and with genuine concern rooted in a deep trust – about what the…

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23 April 2019 02:20PM
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Becky Something (Elisabeth Moss) is a ‘90s punk rock superstar who once filled arenas with her grungy all-female trio Something She. Now she plays smaller venues while grappling with motherhood, exhausted band mates, nervous record company executives, and a new generation of talent eager to…

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23 April 2019 02:18PM
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A striking debut from China’s Qiu Sheng. A tantalizing mystery and a bittersweet coming-of-age comedy rolled into one. Hao is part of a team of young engineers called in to investigate a series of craters that have opened up on the edge of the city.…

Local food/farms | Local culture | Local living
23 April 2019 02:04PM
Kate Hewett

bit.ly/farmandflea

With spring making its way across the Hudson Valley, multidisciplinary arts center Basilica Hudson has announced the full list of vendors for its annual Basilica Farm & Flea Spring Market. The event returns for its fourth year this Mother’s Day Weekend, with over 100 vendors…

Hard news | Politics/Government | Business/Growth
23 April 2019 02:04PM
Julie Metz

This is the full statement for the HDC meeting 4/23/19. Chairman Rasner cut me off after 3 minutes, the arbitrary time allotment he announced at the beginning of the meeting. I can read through this in 4.5 minutes.

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According to their mission statement HDC aims to…

Local culture
23 April 2019 12:35PM
Richard B. Fisher Center at Bard College

Conducted by Leon Botstein
Music Director of The Orchestra Now and the American Symphony Orchestra
Vadim Repin, violin
Elizabeth de Trejo, soprano
Bard Festival Chorale
A copresentation with the Trans-Siberian Art Festival

Virgil Thomson “De Profundis”
Joachim Raff Psalm 130: “De Profundis”—U.S. premiere
Lera Auerbach “De Profundis” (Violin Concerto No. 3)
Lili Boulanger…

Local culture
23 April 2019 12:12PM
Richard B. Fisher Center at Bard College

A dynamic evening of choreography by the extraordinary faculty of the Bard College Dance Program, performed by students in the program.

April 25 at 7:30 pm
April 26 at 7:30 pm
April 27 at 2 pm
April 27 at 7:30 pm

Tickets: $15

Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts…

Local culture
23 April 2019 12:10PM
Richard B. Fisher Center at Bard College

Music Director Zachary Schwartzman and conductors Erica Kiesewetter and Michael Patterson, featuring winners of the Bard College Community Orchestra Concerto Competition.

Free and open to the public.

Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts | 845-758-7900 | fishercenter@bard.edu | https://fishercenter.bard.edu/events/bcco-april-2019/
April 29, 2019
8:00…

Local culture
23 April 2019 11:57AM
Richard B. Fisher Center at Bard College

Mahler’s Symphony No. 3
Conservatory Orchestra with Leon Botstein, music director

Eve Gigliotti, mezzo-soprano

Bard College Chamber Singers
Bard Festival Chorale

May 10 at 8 pm
May 12 at 3 pm

Tickets: $15–20 suggested donation to the Conservatory Scholarship Fund

Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts | 845-758-7900 | fishercenter@

Local food/farms | Local culture | Local living
23 April 2019 11:44AM

Join us this Friday from 5-7PM for a free in-store tasting of natural wines! We will be opening up natural (organic, biodynamic, unfiltered) bottles to taste this new wave of winemaking. Don’t miss out!

HUDSON WINE MERCHANTS
341 Warren Street
518-828-6411

Soft news | Local culture | Local living
23 April 2019 11:34AM

thomascole.org/events/

Opening Reception: “Thomas Cole’s Refrain: The Paintings of Catskill Creek”
Thomas Cole National Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill, NY 12414

Join us in celebrating our new exhibition, “Thomas Cole’s Refrain: The Paintings of Catskill Creek,” on view in the New Studio this coming Saturday, April 27 from 4-6…

Politics/Government | Business/Growth | Environment
23 April 2019 11:21AM
John Isaacs

www.nytimes.com/2019/04/23/opinion/infrastructure-bank.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage

From The New York Times, by the former Chairman of the Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council. Sounds sensible.

“Just a few miles from my office sits the Mario Cuomo Bridge, crossing a critical expanse of the Hudson River. The new bridge, which required a $4 billion…

Environment | Local culture | Local living
23 April 2019 10:47AM
Christian Sweningsen

Celebrate Earth Day with us on April 27th by helping with trail maintenance at Hummel Park

 

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