Enjoy These Eight Hudson Valley Events | General arts and culture | Hudson Valley
Alan Cumming at Bardavon | 25 october
On October 25 at 8 p.m., iconic Scottish actor, singer, writer and filmmaker Alan Cumming joins WAMC / Northeast Public Radio’s “The Roundtable” host Joe Donohue at the Bardavon Theater in Poughkeepsie for a conversation and a question-and-answer session with the public. The event will see Cumming discussing his new book, baggage, who recounts, recounts the star, âmy life in Hollywood and how I recovered from a nervous breakdown at 28 years old. the ascent of my second (to a man), with many kissed toads in between! Â»Tickets cost $ 35 and $ 45.
Postmodern jukebox enters Troy | October 28
Famous for its revamps of modern popular songs in a pre-WWII jazz-swing format, Postmodern Jukebox was formed by New York pianist and arranger Scott Bradlee in 2011. The Orchestra’s versions of tunes d Artists ranging from Lady Gaga to the White Stripes, Katy Perry, Radiohead, Outkast and The Strokes made it a hit on YouTube in no time, earning them a fervent fandom of Neil Gaiman, among others. Here, the outfit’s grand reopening tour takes them into the lavish surroundings of Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on October 28 at 7:30 p.m. (Chris Thile chooses October 16; Ben Folds skips October 17.) Tickets are $ 29.50 to $ 54.50.
Daddy Long Legs Rock Woodstock | 29 october
Everyone’s favorite punk blues killers, Daddy Long Legs, make their annual late October pilgrimage to Colony in Woodstock again on October 29 at 7 p.m. for another terribly fun night of howls, harps, and hell of the season. ‘Halloween. Still living up to the release of their third album, 2020’s Basic methods, the Brooklyn trio of Brian Hurd (vocals, harmonica, guitar), Murat Aturk (slide guitar) and Josh Styles (drums, maraca) were recently spotted in our part of the country recording the rest of this record and their blues mix from Son House, the Sonics, Dr. Feelgood, Howlin ‘Wolf, the MC5, Little Richard, et al. always sees their local gigs blowing Americana fans as well as garage punks. With the trash bags. (Sam Amidon scratches October 15; Feelies retreat on November 5.) Tickets are $ 20 and $ 25.
Haunted Wassaic Hamlet Project and Monster Ball | October 30
The ingeniously creative and community-minded people of Project Wassaic are back with another family art celebration. Last year, they held a haunted parade with artist-designed floats and tons of free candy. This year they’re producing Haunted Hamlet, featuring seven PG-rated art installations / treat stations in the park on October 30 from 3pm to 7pm. There’s also a giant plinko game, a mutant forest, and a Halloween-themed “Let’s Make a Deal” game run by a zombie game show host. It is followed by the Monster’s Ball at the Lantern with live music, DJ sets from Taraka and a costume contest. (Tickets for the Monster’s Ball cost $ 20 and must be purchased in advance, and all participants must wear a costume.)
Newburgh Literary Festival at the Ritz Theater |
After a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, Safe Harbors of the Hudson will host its second annual Newburgh Literary Festival. The weekend event will feature a chat event with Joe Donahue, the award-winning host of WAMC / Northeast Public Radio’s “The Roundtable”. Eight nationally recognized writers from the Hudson Valley will engage in paired readings and moderated conversations, including Pulitzer Prize finalist Evie Shockley and Erica Hunt, author of Skip the clock: new and selected poems. Attendees can view a local author’s book sale and participate in a series of writing workshops. Discover contemporary horror writing by David Surface, drama and dramaturgy by Shane Bly Killoran, and graphic novels by Drew Morrison.
Prominent Sculpture Exhibition at Tilly Foster Farm |
until October 31
Collaborative Concepts’ 16th Annual Farm Projects Sculpture Exhibition showcases the work of 40 regional artists temporarily settled on the 200 acres of rolling fields at Tilly Foster Farm in Brewster until October 31. Participating artists include Naomi Teppich, Philippe Halaburda, Herman Roggeman and Kaete Brittin Shaw. See website for viewing hours.
Rocky Horror Picture Show in Peekskill | October 30
On October 30 at 9 p.m., come and discover The Rocky Horror Picture Show the way it was meant to be: in a beautiful historic venue like the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater in Peekskill, with a live performance by the Apoca-Lips troupe. In this cult classic, lovers Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet encounter a house full of wild characters, including a rocking biker (Meat Loaf) and a creepy butler (Richard O’Brien) during a series of elaborate dances and rock songs. . Tickets cost $ 10.
“Fragments of Time and Space” in Hudson |
until October 31
The âFragments of Time and Spaceâ exhibition at the Carrie Haddad Gallery in Hudson brings together four regional painters – Anthony Finta, Ginny Fox, Carl Grauer and Joseph Maresca – and combines their work with abstract wall structures by Dai Ban. A standout show is that of Grauer Coniferous sky, a five-foot-tall painting documenting a pine tree between November 2020 and March 2021. The trunk and its branches remain unchanged, towering over a sky that has been segmented to follow shifting clouds and shifting light. See website for gallery opening hours.
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