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Fiction/Memoir
17 November 2020 06:29AM

Great Barrington Public Theater, in collaboration with Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative (BFMC), is proud to present the first film of Berkshire Outdoor Shorts, an online series of short, solo films centered on the natural environment of the Berkshires.

KING CORONA
Even the king of viruses needs…

14 November 2020 08:49AM
Emily Sachar

Students in The Olana Partnership’s Creative Aging memoir-writing course have been crafting long personal essays for the past eight weeks. But for our penultimate class meeting this past Thursday, just a precious few days after Joe Biden became our nation’s president-elect, I opened the class…

12 November 2020 02:17PM
Tara Fitzpatrick

hudsonvalleymemoir.org

I was unloading my car when Joanie announced bluntly: “The idea behind camping is simplicity.” She was watching me pull out the linen tablecloths, silverware, glasses, dishes, cooking gear, and a folding table and chairs. I had not even gotten to my newly purchased camping…

11 November 2020 01:52PM
William Lynch

Mom warned me and my brothers about alcohol consumption. “Watch your drinking,” she admonished each of us when we reached a certain age. And rightfully so. Dad was a recovered alcoholic. His two older brothers (I was named after both) were not recovered or recovering.…

8 November 2020 01:28PM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

This profile is part of the Academy’s ongoing series spotlighting the organization’s talented and hardworking volunteers.

Gunnel Reznikoff and her husband Howard had three hard and fast requirements when they decided to leave Long Island 25 years ago: a pizza place, a movie theatre, and…

8 November 2020 09:44AM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

GHENT, N.Y. — You’re probably familiar with the saying, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”

I’d like to amend that for these interesting times. When the going gets tough, I get going into the woods. That was my strategy on Election Day.

After I’d…

7 November 2020 05:55AM
Emily Sachar

December 29, 1883 was a busy day for the terrorists of Yazoo County, Mississippi. James Gibbs, Micajah Parker, Robert Swayze, and W.H. Foote were all lynched that day, as hundreds of white vigilantes stormed the city jail, demanding the jailer turn over the keys, and…

6 November 2020 04:18PM
Dara Lurie

In today’s episode of the podcast, we introduce our guest co-host for Season 2: Black Stories Matter Co-Director and storyteller Dara Lurie. Dara explains how a personal encounter with Audre Lorde inspired decades of searching for “her people” and how a “family shipwreck” opened her…

30 October 2020 09:22PM
Kathleen Schobel

It was the fashion “color of the year” in 1975. Everyone was wearing it. It would become a color of much meaning to me — rust — and it still is.

In August 1975, our family, which included me, my husband, and our two young…

30 October 2020 06:12PM
Amber Chand

Black Sun (acrylic on canvas) and Self-Reflection, the image in the video (pastel on paper) by Amber Chand.

30 October 2020 06:12PM
Amber Chand

Black Sun (acrylic on canvas) and Self-Reflection, the image in the video (pastel on paper) by Amber Chand.

30 October 2020 06:12PM
Amber Chand

Black Sun (acrylic on canvas) and Self-Reflection, the image in the video (pastel on paper) by Amber Chand.

30 October 2020 06:12PM
Amber Chand

Black Sun (acrylic on canvas) and Self-Reflection, the image in the video (pastel on paper) by Amber Chand.

30 October 2020 06:12PM
Amber Chand

Black Sun (acrylic on canvas) and Self-Reflection, the image in the video (pastel on paper) by Amber Chand.

30 October 2020 06:12PM
Amber Chand

Black Sun (acrylic on canvas) and Self-Reflection, the image in the video (pastel on paper) by Amber Chand.

30 October 2020 06:12PM
Amber Chand

Black Sun (acrylic on canvas) and Self-Reflection, the image in the video (pastel on paper) by Amber Chand.

26 October 2020 06:16PM
Tara Fitzpatrick

hudsonvalleymemoir.org

Lin emailed me. “Tara, can you follow up on an email from Changing the Conversation Together (CTC). They are reaching out about Pennsylvania. I remember you were interested in adopting Pennsylvania for our 2020 election activities.”

There isn’t much I wouldn’t do for Lin, who was…

26 October 2020 01:47PM

www.roejanlibrary.org/adult-programs/

Local Libraries present: a virtual live-staged reading of two radio dramas from Suspense Theater: The Burning Court and The Devil’s Saint, produced and performed by a local award winning theatre company The Two of Us Productions.

The evening will open on Friday, October 30 at 7:00…

26 October 2020 01:47PM

www.roejanlibrary.org/adult-programs/

Local Libraries present: a virtual live-staged reading of two radio dramas from Suspense Theater: The Burning Court and The Devil’s Saint, produced and performed by a local award winning theatre company The Two of Us Productions.

The evening will open on Friday, October 30 at 7:00…

26 October 2020 01:47PM

www.roejanlibrary.org/adult-programs/

Local Libraries present: a virtual live-staged reading of two radio dramas from Suspense Theater: The Burning Court and The Devil’s Saint, produced and performed by a local award winning theatre company The Two of Us Productions.

The evening will open on Friday, October 30 at 7:00…

26 October 2020 01:47PM

www.roejanlibrary.org/adult-programs/

Local Libraries present: a virtual live-staged reading of two radio dramas from Suspense Theater: The Burning Court and The Devil’s Saint, produced and performed by a local award winning theatre company The Two of Us Productions.

The evening will open on Friday, October 30 at 7:00…

24 October 2020 07:40PM
Susanna O'Brien

hudsonvalleymemoir.org

When I pulled into the Walkway Over the Hudson Bridge parking lot that day, I noticed so many cars, a far cry from pre-pandemic times, when few might venture out during early weekday mornings. In early November last fall, the digital display might show an…

24 October 2020 01:19PM
Claverack Library

www.claveracklibrary.org

Alternating Mondays, at 6:30 pm

Come every time or once a month! All teens are welcome to join! Visit our website at www.claveracklibrary.org to download a flyer with a list of all the books.

Next Meeting: October 26th 2020 | 6:30 pm

We will be…

24 October 2020 01:02PM
Claverack Library

Sunday, November 22, 2020 | 5:00 pm Book and Movie Discussion

Please join us on Sunday, November 22, at 5 PM to discuss The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler. The Big Sleep is a hardboiled crime novel written in 1939, introducing the detective Philip Marlowe. It…

24 October 2020 10:00AM
Wendy Saul

hudsonvalleymemoir.org

At about age eight, I stood in front of the bow-shaped window of our Victorian house on our tree-lined street in Danbury, Connecticut, waiting for the mailman. As he mounted the five steps to the porch, I made a sudden promise to myself: never…

 

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