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PPR’s Calendar of the Arts

August 30, 2012


‚ÄėStay-cations‚Äô¬†¬† ‚ÄúSummer Time and the livin‚Äô is easy‚Ķ.¬† ‚Äú


Some Charming Nearby Places to Visit; Many Exciting Events to Attend:


 AKIN LIBRARY:  Gunnison Museum of Natural History and The Quaker Hill Historical Museum both housed in the Akin library. 378  Old Quaker Hill Rd, Pawling.  Further info:  845- 855-5099 or 860-354-2822.


THE JOHN KANE HOUSE:  The John Kane House served as George Washington’s Headquarters in the fall of 1778.  Many fine historical, period pieces and memorabilia  are on display from prolific Pawling Residents and Pawling’s Historical Events.  Location: 126 E. Main Street, Pawling. Hours/Events/ Further information:  Telephone: 855-9316


MCKINNEY & DOYLE Fine Foods: featuring Landscape Oil Paintings  by Joan Metzinger. 10 Charles Coleman Blvd, Pawling Village, NY.  Info: 845-855-3875; www.mckinneyanddoyle.com.,


MUSIC by THE LAKE:  Lakeside Park, Pawling (near the playground)/ Lathrop Building in case of Rain.  All concerts  are 6-8 pm.  Info: Musicbythelake@yahoo.com ; pawlingrec@verizon.net ; 845-855-1131.Admission Free.

FRONT STREET GALLERY,21 Front St.  Patterson, NY. Acoustic Song Circle,  For dates and times; Classes and Event info:  info@frontstgallery.org / 845-490-4542.

GALLERY ON THE GREEN: Many changing exhibitions:  Location: 7 Arch St, Pawling Village.  Hours: Wed thru Sat Noon -5pm. Further info: 845-855-5642/ www.gotpawling.com.

SHERMAN CHAMBER ENSEMBLE: Signature Summer Series continues August 31; Sept 1 all at 8pm;  30th Anniversary Party,  Further information/concert locations: 860-355-5930/  www.shermanchamberensemble.org

Theatre and Musical Events:

BREWSTER THEATRE COMPANY: info@brewstertheater.org

 MUSICALS at RICHTER PARK: Aunt Hack Rd.,  Danbury, CT-  Summer Youth Musical (ages 9-17) Beauty and the Beast; Fairy Tale Theatre-Further info at 203-748-6873/ info@MusicalsatRichter.org.

IVES CONCERT PARK: Open-Air Theatre, Danbury, CT- 2012  Series Now through September:  (Music, Comedy, Children’s and Cultural Events). Westside Campus, Western Connecticut State University.  For Events Schedule:  www.wcsc.edu/Tickets ; 203-837-TIXX /www.Ivesconcertpark.com. Further information: 203-795-4737 / www.ivesconcertpark.com / www.liverpooltours.com/danbury.htm.

4th WALL PRODUCTIONS: ‚Äď Beacon Theatre, 445 Main St.¬† Beacon¬†¬†¬† Production info:¬†¬† THEBEACONTHEATRE.ORG / 845-226-8099.¬†

CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS AT RHINEBECK:  Highlights from the Footlights, Sept. 1,2.  Info/Brochure: 845-876-3080; www.centerforperformingarts.org.

BARDAVON THEATRE/ ULSTER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER:   Programs and Events take place in Poughkeepsie and Kingston: for a complete Fall program schedule phone: 845-473-2072/ www.bardavon.org.

THE JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER IN SHERMAN:   jccinsherman@yahoo.com or 860-355-8050. 

CARAMOOR INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL 2012:  info: caramoor.org / 914-232-1252 (Brochures and Tickets now available) Programs include: Classical, Jazz, Chamber Music, American Roots Music Festival, Pops, Latin, Opera, Gospel,  Family programs and more.

MUSIC MOUNTAIN 2012 SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL- 83rd Season with Chamber Music, Gilbert and Sullivan, Big band and  Country Music and Jazz.   Falls Village, CT.  All performances and events will run through September.  Brochure with detailed listings and schedules may be obtained by contacting Music Mountain at 860-824-7126/ www.musicmountain.org.

TANGLEWOOD, Lenox, MA: Information/ calendar for detailed summer musical  programs and  special music festival: Now through September 2.   Contact:  Boston Symphony Orchestra Offices(BSO)  at 413-637-5165 / www.bso.org.

HUDSON VALLEY SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL: performances at Boscobel. Garrison, NY.  Season through September 2. Plays: Love’s Labour’s Lost; Romeo and Juliet; The 39 Steps. Info: hvshakespeare.org or by calling 845-265-9575. 

RIVER VALLEY REP, a non-profit Professional Theatre Company in Residence at  Marist College, Hyde Park, NY continues their season.  Info: 845- 575-3133 / www.RiverValleyRep.com

SHAKESPEARE AND COMPANY: Lenox, MA: ¬†Shakespeare.org/ 413-637-3353. Summer Brochure now available.¬†¬†Plays include: King Lear;¬† TheTempest; Satchmo At The Waldorf; The Tale of the Allergist‚Äôs Wife; Cassandra Speaks; Parasite Drag; Endurance; Tartuffe The Imposter.¬† The Company will also present ‚ÄúDibbledance‚ÄĚ and many special events throughout the summer.

PAWLING SHAKESPEARE CLUB:  (celebrating 114 years):  Studies and readings in Shakespearean Literature and special events through  September. New members heartily welcome to join 2012-2013. Contact: Marie DiLorenzo, President 845-855-9594; Forbes Linkhorn, Vice President: 845-593-2040).

 THE KNAVES of THE CHILDRENS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE: Schedule of future performances:  845-205-2772/childrens.shakespeare@gmail.com

BARRINGTON STAGE COMPANY, Pittsfield, MA:  presents Fiddler on the Roof, All My Sons, See How They Run, Lungs, Dr. Ruth: All the Way; The North Pool;  The Black Suits;  Lord of the Flies; Beauty and the Beast-Season runs until Oct 21.  Brochure available: barringtonstageco.org; / 413-499-5446.

The COUNTY PLAYERS:  Wappinger Falls. Calendar beginning  Fall, 2012-2013 now available.  Info:  845-298-1491/www.countyplayers.org.

THE TRINITY PLAYERS:  Info for Fall Production: www.TrinityPlayersNY.org  or   845-227-7855.

THE RITZ THEATER, Newburgh, NY:  Info: 845-784-1199/ www.ritztheaternewburgh.org.

EISENHOWER HALL THEATRE AT WEST POINT,   Program and event info: www.eisenhowerhall.com and 845-938-4159.


Colleges and Universities:

VASSAR COLLEGE:  Poughkeepsie. Further concerts, programs and special events info 845-437-5370 / www.vassar.edu/summer.

BARD COLLEGE:  Contact: www.bardevents.edu/ 845-758-7900.

 STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT NEW PALTZ:  SAMUEL DORSKY MUSEUM OF ART: Dear Mother Nature, Hudson Valley Artists 2012, Now -November 14. Info:  845-257-3844/ www.newpaltz.edu/museum ; Theatre events: 845-257-3936; Music: 845-257-2700.   Performance Schedules and Tickets:  845-257-3880; 845-257-2700. WWW.NEWPALTZ.EDU/ARTSNEWS.

WEST POINT BAND: The United States Military Academy:  Free Summer Concerts Sunday Evenings now thru September 2, West Point at Trophy Point.  Schedule and performance times: westpointband.com / 845-938-2617

THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AT PURCHASE COLLEGE.   Programs/Event Brochure listing all events.  914-251-6200/www.artcenter.org:

DUTCHESS COMMUNITY COLLEGE:  Events Info at 845- 431-8000.

Visual and Performing Arts Centers and Galleries:

RIVERWINDS GALLERY, Beacon, NY:   Multi-faceted arts space exhibiting fine art and contemporary crafts throughout the year.   2012-2013: listing of  artworks to be viewed in the towns of Beacon, Peekskill, Garrison/Cold Spring, Poughkeepsie, Kingston, Rhinebeck/Redhook, New Paltz, Saugerties, Newburgh, Woodstock now available:  Further information, schedules of exhibitions and arts events at 845-838-2880/ www.RiverWindsGallery.com.

ARTS ON THE LAKE:  Workshops and Classes in the visual and performing arts resume in their newly refurbished arts center: Further Events and Information/Website: 845-228-2685/www.artsonthelake.org.

DUTCHESS ARTS COUNCIL:  Comprehensive Schedule of Performances, Spring/Summer Visual Arts classes, Children’s Classes; Events and Opportunities for Artists throughout Dutchess and Ulster Counties:  Info/Website: 845-454-3222/www.artsmidhudson.org

PUTNAM ARTS COUNCIL: Schedule of Summer Classes and Workshops in Painting, Pottery and Multi-media for children, teens and adults at the Belle Levine Arts Center, Mahopac.  Brochure, Info and registration: 845-803-8622/ www.putnamartscouncil.com.                                   

HOWLAND CULTURAL CENTER:  Beacon, NY.  Now on exhibit: The Paintings of Aleksandr Trachishin 5pm.  Info: www.howlandculturalcenter.org / 845-831-4988/ 4614.

VILLAGE OF BREWSTER ‚ÄúARTBEAT‚ÄĚ a sidewalk art show (day of exhibition and music) sponsored by The Brewster Chamber of Commerce: anyone wishing to exhibit and for further info:¬† bob@thebowlcompany.com.¬† Event will be held the first Saturday of each month until September.

THE STUDIO AROUNDTHE CORNER, Brewster, NY.   Current Exhibits/Event Info: 914-755-2525/ www.oThtheater.org .

BARRETT ART CENTER, Poughkeepsie, NY.   For information about recent Exhibitions , events and  their Barret e Newsletter, contact at info@barrettartcenter.org.

NEUBERGER MUSEUM.  Purchase, NY.  info:  914-251-6100/ www. Neuberger.org.

THE MILL STREET LOFT, Poughkeepsie.  Gallery Hours: Tues and Thurs 9:30am-5:30pm/ Sat and Sun 11am -3pm. Info: millstreetloft.org/ 845-471-7477.

HESSEL MUSEUM of ART, BARD COLLEGE, Annendale-on-Hudson curatorial studies.   Info: ccs@bard.edu 845-758-7598.  

GARRISON ARTS CENTER:   CURRENT 2012 Summer Sculpture Exhibit on the grounds at Boscobel House and Gardens through October 8. Info: 845-424-3960/ www.garrisonartscenter.org.

KATONAH MUSEUM OF ART:  Rising Contemporary Chinese Photography (through September 2); The Art of Grace Lin (through Sept. 2);   Tree Figures by Joseph Wheelwright (through April 2013). Info@Katonahmuseum.org / 914-232-9555.

DIA MUSEUM, 3  BeekmanSt. Beacon:  Jean-Luc Moulene installation through December 31.  (Converted industrial buildings to display large, contemporary works from the 60’s on.  Permanent and changing exhibits and special events):   845-440-0100 / www.diaart.org

STORM KING ART CENTER: SCULPTURE  PARK, Mark Suvero at Governor’s Island.  Contemporary sculpture  throughout the park, special events and more.  Mountainville, NY: 845-534-3115/ stormking.org

Pawling Public Radio is delighted to include additional Arts and Entertainment News items.  Please send listings and/or press releases to ckantor@pawlingpublicradio.org for publication.


One Response to PPR’s Calendar of the Arts

  1. jamuller on August 30, 2012 at 10:23 AM


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