EVENTS

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Columbia County offers a variety of entertainment to balance out your visit.  Between artistic venues to fairs and festivals, there is always something happening in Columbia County.

 
May 1

Lois Dodd: Windows

10:00am – 5:00pm
Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

Exhibition of works by the highly renowned and influential American painter Lois Dodd.

Joseph Haske, paintings

11:00am – 5:00pm
John Davis Gallery, 362.5 Warren Street, Hudson
518-828-5907 www.johndavisgallery.com

Exhibition of works by Joseph Haske.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

 
May 2

Lois Dodd: Windows

10:00am – 5:00pm
Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

Exhibition of works by the highly renowned and influential American painter Lois Dodd.

 
May 3

Lois Dodd: Windows

10:00am – 5:00pm
Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

Exhibition of works by the highly renowned and influential American painter Lois Dodd.

 
May 4

Lois Dodd: Windows

10:00am – 5:00pm
Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

Exhibition of works by the highly renowned and influential American painter Lois Dodd.

Joseph Haske, paintings

11:00am – 5:00pm
John Davis Gallery, 362.5 Warren Street, Hudson
518-828-5907 www.johndavisgallery.com

Exhibition of works by Joseph Haske.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

Movie: Finding Oscar

6:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

In a forgotten massacre during Guatemala’s decades-long civil war, a young boy was spared, only to be raised by one of the very soldiers who killed his family. Nearly 30 years after the tragedy, it will take a dedicated team to uncover the truth and bring justice to those responsible by finding the missing boy whose name is Oscar.

Movie: I, Olga Hepnarova

6:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Olga Hepnarova was a young, lonely lesbian outsider from a coldhearted family who couldn’t play the part society desired of her. Her paranoid self-examination and inability to connect with other people eventually drove her over the edge of humanity when she was only twenty-two years old. The film shows the human being behind the murderer without glorifying or downplaying the terrible crime she committed. Guided by her letters, we delve into Olga’s psyche and witness the worsening of her alienation as we reconstruct the event that led up to her disastrous actions.

Movie: The Dinner

7:45pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

​Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Based on Herman Koch’s bestselling novel, Oren Moverman’s The Dinner is a dark, psychological thriller about a fierce showdown between two couples during the course of a meal at a fancy restaurant. When Stan Lohman, a popular congressman running for governor, invites his troubled younger brother Paul and his wife Claire to join him and his wife Katelyn for dinner at one of the town’s most fashionable restaurants, the stage is set for a tense night.

Movie: The Death of Louis XIV

8:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Versailles, August 1715. Back from hunting, Louis XIV - magisterially interpreted by New Wave icon and honorary Palme d’Or recipient Jean-Pierre Leaud - feels pain in his leg. A serious fever erupts, which makes the beginning of the agony of the greatest King of France. Surrounded by a horde of doctors and his closest counselors who come to his beside sensing the impending power vacuum, the Sun King struggles to run the country from his bed. Based on extensive medical records and the memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon.

 
May 5

Lois Dodd: Windows

10:00am – 5:00pm
Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

Exhibition of works by the highly renowned and influential American painter Lois Dodd.

Joseph Haske, paintings

11:00am – 5:00pm
John Davis Gallery, 362.5 Warren Street, Hudson
518-828-5907 www.johndavisgallery.com

Exhibition of works by Joseph Haske.

Architecture Omi: ReActor

11:00am – 5:00pm
Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

ReActor is the newest work in an experimental, performative series of “social relationship architecture” by internationally renowned architect-artist team Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

Movie: Finding Oscar

6:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

In a forgotten massacre during Guatemala’s decades-long civil war, a young boy was spared, only to be raised by one of the very soldiers who killed his family. Nearly 30 years after the tragedy, it will take a dedicated team to uncover the truth and bring justice to those responsible by finding the missing boy whose name is Oscar.

Movie: I, Olga Hepnarova

6:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Olga Hepnarova was a young, lonely lesbian outsider from a coldhearted family who couldn’t play the part society desired of her. Her paranoid self-examination and inability to connect with other people eventually drove her over the edge of humanity when she was only twenty-two years old. The film shows the human being behind the murderer without glorifying or downplaying the terrible crime she committed. Guided by her letters, we delve into Olga’s psyche and witness the worsening of her alienation as we reconstruct the event that led up to her disastrous actions.

Movie: The Dinner

7:45pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

​Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Based on Herman Koch’s bestselling novel, Oren Moverman’s The Dinner is a dark, psychological thriller about a fierce showdown between two couples during the course of a meal at a fancy restaurant. When Stan Lohman, a popular congressman running for governor, invites his troubled younger brother Paul and his wife Claire to join him and his wife Katelyn for dinner at one of the town’s most fashionable restaurants, the stage is set for a tense night.

Movie: The Death of Louis XIV

8:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Versailles, August 1715. Back from hunting, Louis XIV - magisterially interpreted by New Wave icon and honorary Palme d’Or recipient Jean-Pierre Leaud - feels pain in his leg. A serious fever erupts, which makes the beginning of the agony of the greatest King of France. Surrounded by a horde of doctors and his closest counselors who come to his beside sensing the impending power vacuum, the Sun King struggles to run the country from his bed. Based on extensive medical records and the memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon.

 
May 6

Spring Flower Walk: Phudd Hill

8:30am – 9:30am
Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School, 330 County Route 21C, Ghent
518-672-7994 www.hawthornevalley.org

Leisurely walk along the base of Phudd Hill, behind Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School. See unusual flowers, hear about ecology and lore.

Registration required.

Bird Walk

8:30am – 10:30am
Taconic State Park, 253 Route 344, Copake Falls
518-966-2730 www.friendsoftsp.org

Fee: $10/person

A small group will partake on a birding trip in and around Taconic State Park by farmer and bird authority, Will Yandik. Participants will learn to identify bird species by sounds, behavior, and sight.

Hudson Children’s Book Festival

10:00am – 3:00pm
Hudson Jr./Sr. High School, 215 Harry Howard Avenue, Hudson
www.hudsonchildrensbookfestival.com

Largest children’s book festival in New York State! A great way for children and their families to meet, chat with, and get books signed by the authors and illustrators they love. Over 75 authors, thousands of books, music, food, readings, and all kinds of fun and activities.

The Garden Conservancy: Open Day

10:00am – 4:00pm
99 Valley View Road, Copake Falls
www.gardenconservancy.org/open-days/open-days-schedule/columbia-county-ny-open-day

Fee: $7/person

Visit the garden of Margaret Roach which is about twenty-five years of age and reflects her obsession with plants, particularly those with good foliage or of interest to wildlife, and her belief that even in Zone 5B, the view out the window can be compelling and satisfying all 365 days.

Lois Dodd: Windows

10:00am – 5:00pm
Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

Exhibition of works by the highly renowned and influential American painter Lois Dodd.

Basilica Farm & Flea: Spring Market 2017

10:00am – 6:00pm
Basilica Hudson, 110 S. Front Street, Hudson
518-822-1050 www.basilicahudson.org

A variety of makers, collectors and farmers harnessing the spirit and beauty of the Hudson Valley in their own way, Spring Market will create a dynamic weekend of celebration and renewal. Picture spring dresses, vintage garden sets, wild edibles and maybe even a maypole.

Open Day - Meet the Animals

11:00am – 4:00pm
Equine Advocates Rescue & Sanctuary, 3212 Route 66, Chatham
518-392-0175 www.equineadvocates.org

Come spend a few hours walking around and meeting our 80+ horses, ponies, donkeys and mules, most of whom were rescued from slaughter, abuse and/or neglect. All are now happily enjoying their life at the sanctuary. It will be a fun, educational experience for all. Feel free to picnic at our pond.

Joseph Haske, paintings

11:00am – 5:00pm
John Davis Gallery, 362.5 Warren Street, Hudson
518-828-5907 www.johndavisgallery.com

Exhibition of works by Joseph Haske.

Architecture Omi: ReActor

11:00am – 5:00pm
Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

ReActor is the newest work in an experimental, performative series of “social relationship architecture” by internationally renowned architect-artist team Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

Movie: Finding Oscar

1:45pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

In a forgotten massacre during Guatemala’s decades-long civil war, a young boy was spared, only to be raised by one of the very soldiers who killed his family. Nearly 30 years after the tragedy, it will take a dedicated team to uncover the truth and bring justice to those responsible by finding the missing boy whose name is Oscar.

Movie: My Scientology Movie

3:30pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Experienced in dealing with eccentric, unpalatable, and unexpected human behavior, documentarian Louis Theroux won’t take no for an answer when his request to enter the Church of Scientology’s headquarters is turned down. Inspired by the Church’s use of filming techniques, and aided by ex-members of the organization, Theroux uses actors to replay some incidents people claim they have experienced as members in an attempt to better understand the way it operates. In a bizarre twist, it becomes clear that the Church is also making a film about Louis Theroux.

Movie: I, Olga Hepnarova

4:30pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Olga Hepnarova was a young, lonely lesbian outsider from a coldhearted family who couldn’t play the part society desired of her. Her paranoid self-examination and inability to connect with other people eventually drove her over the edge of humanity when she was only twenty-two years old. The film shows the human being behind the murderer without glorifying or downplaying the terrible crime she committed. Guided by her letters, we delve into Olga’s psyche and witness the worsening of her alienation as we reconstruct the event that led up to her disastrous actions.

31st Boomer’s Performance Purestock Clash

5:00pm
Lebanon Valley Speedway, 1746 Route 20, West Lebanon
518-794-9606 www.lebanonvalley.com

Fee: $11-16/adults, $2/children

20-lap purestock clash all weekly divisions plus 4-cylinders.

Movie: The Death of Louis XIV

6:30pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Versailles, August 1715. Back from hunting, Louis XIV - magisterially interpreted by New Wave icon and honorary Palme d’Or recipient Jean-Pierre Leaud - feels pain in his leg. A serious fever erupts, which makes the beginning of the agony of the greatest King of France. Surrounded by a horde of doctors and his closest counselors who come to his beside sensing the impending power vacuum, the Sun King struggles to run the country from his bed. Based on extensive medical records and the memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon.

Movie: The Dinner

7:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

​Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Based on Herman Koch’s bestselling novel, Oren Moverman’s The Dinner is a dark, psychological thriller about a fierce showdown between two couples during the course of a meal at a fancy restaurant. When Stan Lohman, a popular congressman running for governor, invites his troubled younger brother Paul and his wife Claire to join him and his wife Katelyn for dinner at one of the town’s most fashionable restaurants, the stage is set for a tense night.

 
May 7

Lois Dodd: Windows

10:00am – 5:00pm
Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

Exhibition of works by the highly renowned and influential American painter Lois Dodd.

Joseph Haske, paintings

11:00am – 5:00pm
John Davis Gallery, 362.5 Warren Street, Hudson
518-828-5907 www.johndavisgallery.com

Exhibition of works by Joseph Haske.

Architecture Omi: ReActor

11:00am – 5:00pm
Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

ReActor is the newest work in an experimental, performative series of “social relationship architecture” by internationally renowned architect-artist team Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley.

Basilica Farm & Flea: Spring Market 2017

11:00am – 5:00pm
Basilica Hudson, 110 S. Front Street, Hudson
518-822-1050 www.basilicahudson.org

A variety of makers, collectors and farmers harnessing the spirit and beauty of the Hudson Valley in their own way, Spring Market will create a dynamic weekend of celebration and renewal. Picture spring dresses, vintage garden sets, wild edibles and maybe even a maypole.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

Movie: Finding Oscar

2:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

In a forgotten massacre during Guatemala’s decades-long civil war, a young boy was spared, only to be raised by one of the very soldiers who killed his family. Nearly 30 years after the tragedy, it will take a dedicated team to uncover the truth and bring justice to those responsible by finding the missing boy whose name is Oscar.

Epidemics and 19th Century Cures

2:00pm
Old Austerlitz, 11550 Route 22, Austerlitz
518-392-0062 www.oldausterlitz.org

Award winning professor and author Dr. Elisabeth Gitter will present the lecture: “In the Shadow of Death: Illness and Health-Seeking in Early 19th Century New York and New England.” Presentation will focus on the devastating epidemic diseases that afflicted Americans in the first half of the 19th century, and which later fueled the growth of the Shaker herb industry, the Tilden Pharmaceutical Company, and the popular spa at Lebanon Springs.

Reading and Q&A: Wesley Brown

2:00pm – 4:00pm
Chatham Bookstore, 27 Main Street, Chatham
518-392-3005 www.chathambookstore.com

Novelist and playwright, Brown, discusses his new short story collection “Dance of the Infidels.”

Movie: I, Olga Hepnarova

2:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Olga Hepnarova was a young, lonely lesbian outsider from a coldhearted family who couldn’t play the part society desired of her. Her paranoid self-examination and inability to connect with other people eventually drove her over the edge of humanity when she was only twenty-two years old. The film shows the human being behind the murderer without glorifying or downplaying the terrible crime she committed. Guided by her letters, we delve into Olga’s psyche and witness the worsening of her alienation as we reconstruct the event that led up to her disastrous actions.

Movie: My Scientology Movie

3:45pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Experienced in dealing with eccentric, unpalatable, and unexpected human behavior, documentarian Louis Theroux won’t take no for an answer when his request to enter the Church of Scientology’s headquarters is turned down. Inspired by the Church’s use of filming techniques, and aided by ex-members of the organization, Theroux uses actors to replay some incidents people claim they have experienced as members in an attempt to better understand the way it operates. In a bizarre twist, it becomes clear that the Church is also making a film about Louis Theroux.

Movie: The Death of Louis XIV

4:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Versailles, August 1715. Back from hunting, Louis XIV - magisterially interpreted by New Wave icon and honorary Palme d’Or recipient Jean-Pierre Leaud - feels pain in his leg. A serious fever erupts, which makes the beginning of the agony of the greatest King of France. Surrounded by a horde of doctors and his closest counselors who come to his beside sensing the impending power vacuum, the Sun King struggles to run the country from his bed. Based on extensive medical records and the memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon.

Classics on Hudson: Brooklyn Rider

5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonoperahouse.org

Fee: $25-40/person

Experience the “dazzling fingers-in-every-pie versatility” (Los Angeles Times) of ‘post-classical’ string quartet Brooklyn Rider. Brooklyn Rider’s Hudson debut features works by Glass, Beethoven, Janacek, plus an original piece by violinist Colin Jacobsen.

Movie: The Dinner

5:30pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

​Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Based on Herman Koch’s bestselling novel, Oren Moverman’s The Dinner is a dark, psychological thriller about a fierce showdown between two couples during the course of a meal at a fancy restaurant. When Stan Lohman, a popular congressman running for governor, invites his troubled younger brother Paul and his wife Claire to join him and his wife Katelyn for dinner at one of the town’s most fashionable restaurants, the stage is set for a tense night.

Musical Ritual for the Earth

8:00pm
Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

Dust Bowl Faeries and Luis Mojica join forces for “Tear of the Clouds: A Musical Ritual for the Earth.” This is a unique performance of collaborative music, dance, and ritual.

 
May 8

Joseph Haske, paintings

11:00am – 5:00pm
John Davis Gallery, 362.5 Warren Street, Hudson
518-828-5907 www.johndavisgallery.com

Exhibition of works by Joseph Haske.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

 
May 11

Joseph Haske, paintings

11:00am – 5:00pm
John Davis Gallery, 362.5 Warren Street, Hudson
518-828-5907 www.johndavisgallery.com

Exhibition of works by Joseph Haske.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

Movie: Bang! The Bert Berns Story

6:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Music meets the Mob in this biographical documentary, narrated by Stevie Van Zandt, about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the sixties that you never heard of. His hits include Twist and Shout, Hang On Sloopy, Brown Eyed Girl, Here Comes The Night, and Piece of My Heart. He helped launch the careers of Van Morrison and Neil Diamond and produced some of the greatest soul music ever made. Filmmaker Brett Berns brings his late father’s story to the screen using rare performance footage and interviews with those who knew him best, Ronald Isley, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Van Morrison, Keith Richards, and Paul McCartney.

Movie: Titicut Follies (1967)

7:45pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A documentary film that tells you more than you could possibly want to know - but no more than you should know - about life behind the walls of Bridgewater State Hospital, one of those institutions where we file and forget the criminal insane. A society’s treatment of the least of its citizens - and surely these are the least of ours - is perhaps the best measure of its civilization. The repulsive reality revealed in Titicut Follies challenges us to contemplate our capacity for callousness.

 
May 12

Joseph Haske, paintings

11:00am – 5:00pm
John Davis Gallery, 362.5 Warren Street, Hudson
518-828-5907 www.johndavisgallery.com

Exhibition of works by Joseph Haske.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

Movie: Bang! The Bert Berns Story

6:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Music meets the Mob in this biographical documentary, narrated by Stevie Van Zandt, about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the sixties that you never heard of. His hits include Twist and Shout, Hang On Sloopy, Brown Eyed Girl, Here Comes The Night, and Piece of My Heart. He helped launch the careers of Van Morrison and Neil Diamond and produced some of the greatest soul music ever made. Filmmaker Brett Berns brings his late father’s story to the screen using rare performance footage and interviews with those who knew him best, Ronald Isley, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Van Morrison, Keith Richards, and Paul McCartney.

Exposition in Bloom Auction

6:00pm
Stair Galleries, 549 Warren Street, Hudson
518-751-1000 www.stairgalleries.com

​Sale will include English, Continental, American and Asian furniture, decorations, art, textiles, and more! Sale will also feature more property from the collections of the late Ambassador Joseph Verner Reed; Mr. and Mrs. James R. Houghton; the Estate of Joan Oestreich Kend; the Collection of Mamdouha & Elmer Holmes Bobst; and from “Scaaladd” the Quogue, New York estate of Arnold Scaasi and Parker Ladd; among others.

Movie: The Death of Louis XIV

6:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Versailles, August 1715. Back from hunting, Louis XIV - magisterially interpreted by New Wave icon and honorary Palme d’Or recipient Jean-Pierre Leaud - feels pain in his leg. A serious fever erupts, which makes the beginning of the agony of the greatest King of France. Surrounded by a horde of doctors and his closest counselors who come to his beside sensing the impending power vacuum, the Sun King struggles to run the country from his bed. Based on extensive medical records and the memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon.

Movie: The Dinner

7:45pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

​Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Based on Herman Koch’s bestselling novel, Oren Moverman’s The Dinner is a dark, psychological thriller about a fierce showdown between two couples during the course of a meal at a fancy restaurant. When Stan Lohman, a popular congressman running for governor, invites his troubled younger brother Paul and his wife Claire to join him and his wife Katelyn for dinner at one of the town’s most fashionable restaurants, the stage is set for a tense night.

Movie: Titicut Follies (1967)

8:30pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A documentary film that tells you more than you could possibly want to know - but no more than you should know - about life behind the walls of Bridgewater State Hospital, one of those institutions where we file and forget the criminal insane. A society’s treatment of the least of its citizens - and surely these are the least of ours - is perhaps the best measure of its civilization. The repulsive reality revealed in Titicut Follies challenges us to contemplate our capacity for callousness.

 
May 13

Hope’s Heroes 5K

9:00am
Church Street Preschool, Church Street, Valatie
www.finishright.com

Fee: $30/person

The Run for Hope, 5K has been a successful community event for the past two years, raising money for the Oakes’ Family, as well as programs at Church Street Preschool. This year we are pleased to join Ichabod Crane PTA to bring you… Hope’s Heros 5K “Not All Heroes Wear Capes” run. Race proceeds will assist one family from Church Street and one from Ichabod Crane School, as well as contribute to both organizations fundraising initiatives throughout the year.

Joseph Haske, paintings

11:00am – 5:00pm
John Davis Gallery, 362.5 Warren Street, Hudson
518-828-5907 www.johndavisgallery.com

Exhibition of works by Joseph Haske.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

Der Rosenkavalier

The Met Opera Live in HD

12:30pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $27.50/adults, $15/students

The Met’s first new production since 1969 of Strauss’s rich romantic masterpiece is conducted by Music Director James Levine and directed by Robert Caren, whose most recent Met production was the hit 2013 staging of Falstaff. Renee Fleming sings one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite Elina Garanca in her first North American performance as Octavian, the impulsive young title character. The cast also includes Gunther Groissbock as Baron Ochs, Erin Morley as Sophie, Marcus Bruck in his Met debut as Faninal, and Matthew Polenzani as the Italian Singer.

Wildflower Walk

1:00pm – 3:00pm
Historic Copake Iron Works, 33 Valley View Road, Copake Falls
518-966-2730 www.friendsoftsp.org

Fee: $20/person

Join Carol Gracie, author of Spring Wildflowers of the Northeast, to learn about histories, lore and cultural uses of many spring-blooming wildflower species.

Registration required.

A Day at Sloop Brewing Co.

Pig Roast + Craft Beers

1:00pm – 8:00pm
Sloop Brewing Company, 1065 County Route 19, Elizaville
518-751-9134 www.sloopbrewing.com

Fee: $60/person

Enjoy an outdoor beer tasting at the Brewery, with guided brewery tours, delicious foods, live music, lawn games and family fun, souvenir beer glass and much more.

Movie: I Called Him Morgan

1:30pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Dead by his common-law wife, Helen, during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts the people who knew the Morgans. Helen served time for the crime and, following her release, retreated into obscurity. Over 20 years later, a chance encounter led her to give a remarkable interview. Helen’s revealing audio “testimony” acts as a refrain throughout the film, which draws together a wealth of archival photographs and footage, notable talking heads and incredible jazz music to tell the ill-fated pair’s story.

Movie: Bang! The Bert Berns Story

3:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Music meets the Mob in this biographical documentary, narrated by Stevie Van Zandt, about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the sixties that you never heard of. His hits include Twist and Shout, Hang On Sloopy, Brown Eyed Girl, Here Comes The Night, and Piece of My Heart. He helped launch the careers of Van Morrison and Neil Diamond and produced some of the greatest soul music ever made. Filmmaker Brett Berns brings his late father’s story to the screen using rare performance footage and interviews with those who knew him best, Ronald Isley, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Van Morrison, Keith Richards, and Paul McCartney.

Mothers Day Special @ Lebanon Valley Speedway

5:00pm
Lebanon Valley Speedway, 1746 Route 20, West Lebanon
518-794-9606 www.lebanonvalley.com

Fee: $11-16/adults, $2/children

All weekly divisions plus sportsman.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

Opening Reception Tonight!

5:00pm – 7:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

Movie: The Dinner

5:45pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

​Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Based on Herman Koch’s bestselling novel, Oren Moverman’s The Dinner is a dark, psychological thriller about a fierce showdown between two couples during the course of a meal at a fancy restaurant. When Stan Lohman, a popular congressman running for governor, invites his troubled younger brother Paul and his wife Claire to join him and his wife Katelyn for dinner at one of the town’s most fashionable restaurants, the stage is set for a tense night.

Volume Reading & Music Series

7:00pm
Spotty Dog Books & Ale, 440 Warren Street, Hudson
518-671-6006 www.facebook.com/volumehudson

Free reading and music series featuring prose, poetry, and a short DJ set.

Movie: The Death of Louis XIV

7:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Versailles, August 1715. Back from hunting, Louis XIV - magisterially interpreted by New Wave icon and honorary Palme d’Or recipient Jean-Pierre Leaud - feels pain in his leg. A serious fever erupts, which makes the beginning of the agony of the greatest King of France. Surrounded by a horde of doctors and his closest counselors who come to his beside sensing the impending power vacuum, the Sun King struggles to run the country from his bed. Based on extensive medical records and the memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon.

Movie: Titicut Follies (1967)

8:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A documentary film that tells you more than you could possibly want to know - but no more than you should know - about life behind the walls of Bridgewater State Hospital, one of those institutions where we file and forget the criminal insane. A society’s treatment of the least of its citizens - and surely these are the least of ours - is perhaps the best measure of its civilization. The repulsive reality revealed in Titicut Follies challenges us to contemplate our capacity for callousness.

Soulful American: Shannon McNally

9:00pm
Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

American singer-songwriter, McNally, brings her rootsy, soulful, and time-stopping voice to Hudson.

 
May 14

Joseph Haske, paintings

11:00am – 5:00pm
John Davis Gallery, 362.5 Warren Street, Hudson
518-828-5907 www.johndavisgallery.com

Exhibition of works by Joseph Haske.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

Mother’s Day Tea

1:00pm
Clermont State Historic Site, 1 Clermont Avenue, Germantown
518-537-4240 www.friendsofclermont.org

Fee: $18/general, Free/under 5

Enjoy a family-themed tour of Clermont’s gardens and share a beautiful tea with a mother you love.

Reservations required.

Movie: Bang! The Bert Berns Story

2:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Music meets the Mob in this biographical documentary, narrated by Stevie Van Zandt, about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the sixties that you never heard of. His hits include Twist and Shout, Hang On Sloopy, Brown Eyed Girl, Here Comes The Night, and Piece of My Heart. He helped launch the careers of Van Morrison and Neil Diamond and produced some of the greatest soul music ever made. Filmmaker Brett Berns brings his late father’s story to the screen using rare performance footage and interviews with those who knew him best, Ronald Isley, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Van Morrison, Keith Richards, and Paul McCartney.

Movie: I Called Him Morgan

2:30pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Dead by his common-law wife, Helen, during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts the people who knew the Morgans. Helen served time for the crime and, following her release, retreated into obscurity. Over 20 years later, a chance encounter led her to give a remarkable interview. Helen’s revealing audio “testimony” acts as a refrain throughout the film, which draws together a wealth of archival photographs and footage, notable talking heads and incredible jazz music to tell the ill-fated pair’s story.

Mother’s Day Dinner Cruise

2:30pm – 5:00pm
Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, Ferry Street, Hudson
518-822-1014 www.hudsoncruises.com

​Fee: $52/adults, $26/children

Take in the views of the Hudson River while enjoying a buffet dinner and DJ.

Reservations required - Boarding begins at 2pm

Movie: The Dinner

4:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

​Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Based on Herman Koch’s bestselling novel, Oren Moverman’s The Dinner is a dark, psychological thriller about a fierce showdown between two couples during the course of a meal at a fancy restaurant. When Stan Lohman, a popular congressman running for governor, invites his troubled younger brother Paul and his wife Claire to join him and his wife Katelyn for dinner at one of the town’s most fashionable restaurants, the stage is set for a tense night.

Movie: The Death of Louis XIV

5:45pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Versailles, August 1715. Back from hunting, Louis XIV - magisterially interpreted by New Wave icon and honorary Palme d’Or recipient Jean-Pierre Leaud - feels pain in his leg. A serious fever erupts, which makes the beginning of the agony of the greatest King of France. Surrounded by a horde of doctors and his closest counselors who come to his beside sensing the impending power vacuum, the Sun King struggles to run the country from his bed. Based on extensive medical records and the memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon.

Movie: Titicut Follies (1967)

6:30pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A documentary film that tells you more than you could possibly want to know - but no more than you should know - about life behind the walls of Bridgewater State Hospital, one of those institutions where we file and forget the criminal insane. A society’s treatment of the least of its citizens - and surely these are the least of ours - is perhaps the best measure of its civilization. The repulsive reality revealed in Titicut Follies challenges us to contemplate our capacity for callousness.

 
May 15

Joseph Haske, paintings

11:00am – 5:00pm
John Davis Gallery, 362.5 Warren Street, Hudson
518-828-5907 www.johndavisgallery.com

Exhibition of works by Joseph Haske.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

 
May 16

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

Live Music: Ora Cogan

8:00pm
The Half Moon: 44 S. Front Street, Hudson NY 12534
518-828-1562 www.thehalfmoonhudson.com

Cogan’s versatile, haunted voice opens up a mystical reality; hallowed, forlorn and full of promise. She combines intricate guitar picking of Americana with grunge and psychedelic dreamscapes, drawing comparisons to 70’s folk legend Karen Dalton.

 
May 17

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

 
May 18

Joseph Haske, paintings

11:00am – 5:00pm
John Davis Gallery, 362.5 Warren Street, Hudson
518-828-5907 www.johndavisgallery.com

Exhibition of works by Joseph Haske.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

Movie: Titicut Follies (1967)

6:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A documentary film that tells you more than you could possibly want to know - but no more than you should know - about life behind the walls of Bridgewater State Hospital, one of those institutions where we file and forget the criminal insane. A society’s treatment of the least of its citizens - and surely these are the least of ours - is perhaps the best measure of its civilization. The repulsive reality revealed in Titicut Follies challenges us to contemplate our capacity for callousness.

Movie: Last Men in Aleppo

6:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/student

Winner of the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad’s breathtaking work follows the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization comprised of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush toward explosions in the hope of saving lives. Incorporating moments of heart-pounding suspense and improbable beauty, the documentary draws us into the lives of three of its founders - Khalid, Subhi, and Mahmoud - as the grapple with the chaos around them and struggle with an ever-present dilemma: do they flee with their families or stay and fight for their country.

Movie: Tony Conrad - Completely In The Present

7:45pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A non-fiction film examining the pioneering life and works of avant-garde video artist, experimental filmmaker, musician, and educator, Tony Conrad. Utilizing intimate footage of Tony and his collaborators shot over the last twenty-two years, as well as his own archive of recordings and films, Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present mirrors Conrad’s own playfully radical approach to art making. The non-linear structure allows Conrad to wildly free associate his streams of consciousness, revealing an honest and humane way of navigating a remarkable, creative life.

Sean Rowe Band

8:00pm
Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

Sean Rowe, a Troy, NY native and lifelong naturalist, brings back his gritty style of singer-songwriter folk-rock. A throwback to the 1970s-era soulful rock poets, Rowe boasts an impossibly deep and rich baritone, a gift for melody, and a knack for the perfectly hewn image to get across his haunting, brooding folk-rock anthems.

Movie: Bang! The Bert Berns Story

8:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Music meets the Mob in this biographical documentary, narrated by Stevie Van Zandt, about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the sixties that you never heard of. His hits include Twist and Shout, Hang On Sloopy, Brown Eyed Girl, Here Comes The Night, and Piece of My Heart. He helped launch the careers of Van Morrison and Neil Diamond and produced some of the greatest soul music ever made. Filmmaker Brett Berns brings his late father’s story to the screen using rare performance footage and interviews with those who knew him best, Ronald Isley, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Van Morrison, Keith Richards, and Paul McCartney.

 
May 19

Joseph Haske, paintings

11:00am – 5:00pm
John Davis Gallery, 362.5 Warren Street, Hudson
518-828-5907 www.johndavisgallery.com

Exhibition of works by Joseph Haske.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

Movie: Titicut Follies (1967)

6:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A documentary film that tells you more than you could possibly want to know - but no more than you should know - about life behind the walls of Bridgewater State Hospital, one of those institutions where we file and forget the criminal insane. A society’s treatment of the least of its citizens - and surely these are the least of ours - is perhaps the best measure of its civilization. The repulsive reality revealed in Titicut Follies challenges us to contemplate our capacity for callousness.

Movie: Last Men in Aleppo

6:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/student

Winner of the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad’s breathtaking work follows the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization comprised of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush toward explosions in the hope of saving lives. Incorporating moments of heart-pounding suspense and improbable beauty, the documentary draws us into the lives of three of its founders - Khalid, Subhi, and Mahmoud - as the grapple with the chaos around them and struggle with an ever-present dilemma: do they flee with their families or stay and fight for their country.

Reptile Adventure

6:30pm
Columbia County Soil and Water: 1024 State Route 66, Ghent NY 12075
518-267-3313 www.ccswcd.org

Slither on over for a truly sensational night! Reptile Adventure will be visiting and teaching program participants all about conservation and protection needs of our planet’s reptiles; we will be joined by all sorts of snakes and lizards. There will be a hands-on meet and greet with some of the reptiles! FREE

Rumors

7:30pm
Taconic Hills Central School, 73 County Route 11A, Craryville
518-758-1648 www.thetwoofusproductions.org

A hilarious comedy about what happens when “she tells him, who tells another, who tells another”.

Movie: Tony Conrad - Completely In The Present

7:45pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A non-fiction film examining the pioneering life and works of avant-garde video artist, experimental filmmaker, musician, and educator, Tony Conrad. Utilizing intimate footage of Tony and his collaborators shot over the last twenty-two years, as well as his own archive of recordings and films, Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present mirrors Conrad’s own playfully radical approach to art making. The non-linear structure allows Conrad to wildly free associate his streams of consciousness, revealing an honest and humane way of navigating a remarkable, creative life.

True West

8:00pm
The Ghent Playhouse, 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent
800-838-3006 www.ghentplayhouse.org

Fee: $20/adults, $10/students

In this funny, dangerous and profound play, two estranged and seemingly different brothers - one a professional Hollywood screenwriter, and the other, a desert-dweller and petty thief - are reunited for the first time in five years at their mother’s California home. A visit from a film producer creates a power shift between the two, as the older brother’s unexpected pitch of a film idea, is accepted over the script the younger brother has long been developing, thrusting the play into verbal and physical violence as the two fight for possession and control.

Movie: Bang! The Bert Berns Story

8:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Music meets the Mob in this biographical documentary, narrated by Stevie Van Zandt, about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the sixties that you never heard of. His hits include Twist and Shout, Hang On Sloopy, Brown Eyed Girl, Here Comes The Night, and Piece of My Heart. He helped launch the careers of Van Morrison and Neil Diamond and produced some of the greatest soul music ever made. Filmmaker Brett Berns brings his late father’s story to the screen using rare performance footage and interviews with those who knew him best, Ronald Isley, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Van Morrison, Keith Richards, and Paul McCartney.

Heartland Rock: Adam Ezra Group

9:00pm
Club Helsinki: 405 Columbia Street, Hudson NY 12534
518-828-4500 www.helsinkihudson.com

This group’s rousing, meaningful songs and dynamic stage shows have garnered comparisons to U2 and Bruce Springsteen.

 
May 20

Raptor Fest

8:00am – 4:00pm
Schodack Island State Park, 1 Schodack Island Way, Schodack Island
www.facebook.com/schodackislandstatepark

Fee: $6/vehicle

A day dedicated to birds of prey, starting with a Migratory Bird Walk at 8am, followed by a Raptor Walk at 9:30am, with both walks meeting up at the Riverview Pavilion. The main events of Raptor Fest will begin at 10am in the day use area. Local author, Darryl McGrath, will discuss her book Flight Paths and will be available for autographs. Mike Lemery, a local videographer, will share bald eagle footage, and his experience filming these incredible birds. Live birds of prey will be present all day, accompanied by wildlife rehabilitators from Whispering Willow Wild Care and Outpost #4, and there will be two flight demonstrations by Sky Hunters and Silent Wings. The day will also feature kids activities, an owl pellet dissection, bird box building, as well as food and artisan vendors.

Muster Celebration

10:00am
FASNY Museum of Firefighting, 117 Harry Howard Avenue, Hudson
518-822-1875 www.fasnyfiremuseum.com

A celebration of the 125th anniversary of the FASNY Firemen’s Home featuring antique fire trucks, demonstrations, vendors, games and a parade through Hudson.

Joseph Haske, paintings

11:00am – 5:00pm
John Davis Gallery, 362.5 Warren Street, Hudson
518-828-5907 www.johndavisgallery.com

Exhibition of works by Joseph Haske.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

Der Rosenkavalier

The Met Opera Live in HD

12:30pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $27.50/adults, $15/students

The Met’s first new production since 1969 of Strauss’s rich romantic masterpiece is conducted by Music Director James Levine and directed by Robert Caren, whose most recent Met production was the hit 2013 staging of Falstaff. Renee Fleming sings one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite Elina Garanca in her first North American performance as Octavian, the impulsive young title character. The cast also includes Gunther Groissbock as Baron Ochs, Erin Morley as Sophie, Marcus Bruck in his Met debut as Faninal, and Matthew Polenzani as the Italian Singer.

Art from Farm to Table

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

An invitational gallery show featuring the work of accomplished regional artists. The theme includes depictions and interpretations in various media of landscapes, buildings, farm life, flowers, vegetables, insects, and animals; subjects found in an agricultural environment, which might (or might not!) end up on a table.

Movie: I Called Him Morgan

1:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Dead by his common-law wife, Helen, during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts the people who knew the Morgans. Helen served time for the crime and, following her release, retreated into obscurity. Over 20 years later, a chance encounter led her to give a remarkable interview. Helen’s revealing audio “testimony” acts as a refrain throughout the film, which draws together a wealth of archival photographs and footage, notable talking heads and incredible jazz music to tell the ill-fated pair’s story.

Jewelry and Jam Making

2:00pm
Clermont State Historic Site, 1 Clermont Avenue, Germantown
518-537-6622 www.friendsofclermont.org

Fee: $10/person

Learn how to make citron melon jam and while the jam cooks, we will use the seeds harvested from the melons as well as some plain white pumpkin seeds to create necklaces and bracelets. Everyone goes home with a jar of jam and melon seed ornament.

Registration required.

Movie: Tony Conrad - Completely In The Present

3:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A non-fiction film examining the pioneering life and works of avant-garde video artist, experimental filmmaker, musician, and educator, Tony Conrad. Utilizing intimate footage of Tony and his collaborators shot over the last twenty-two years, as well as his own archive of recordings and films, Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present mirrors Conrad’s own playfully radical approach to art making. The non-linear structure allows Conrad to wildly free associate his streams of consciousness, revealing an honest and humane way of navigating a remarkable, creative life.

Unreserved Estate Auction

3:00pm
Copake Auction, 266 East Main St, Copake
518-329-1142 www.copakeauction.com

Featuring estate fresh 18th and 19th century furniture, advertising items, folk art, artwork, period accessories, china, glass, stoneware, primitives and more.

The Berkshire Highlanders: Bagpipes + Drums

4:00pm
Shaker Museum|Mount Lebanon, 202 Shaker Road, New Lebanon
518-794-9100 www.shakerml.org

​Join us on the lawn at the North Family for picnic and late afternoon concert by the Berkshire Highlanders bagpipe and drum band.

Overlook: Landscapes Across the Americas

4:00pm
Olana State Historic Site, 5720 Route 9G, Hudson
518-828-1872 www.olana.org

Fee: $20/person

In the 19th century, European and North American traveler artists illustrated narratives of their explorations, and in this talk we look closely at travels in Latin America. Katherine Manthorne, Ph.D., professor at CUNY Graduate Center, and a specialist in landscape art, will present an illustrated lecture on Frederic Church and her own book. An abridged tour of the exhibition Overlook will be included.

Art from Farm to Table

Opening Reception Tonight!

4:00pm – 6:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

An invitational gallery show featuring the work of accomplished regional artists. The theme includes depictions and interpretations in various media of landscapes, buildings, farm life, flowers, vegetables, insects, and animals; subjects found in an agricultural environment, which might (or might not!) end up on a table.

Movie: The Death of Louis XIV

5:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Versailles, August 1715. Back from hunting, Louis XIV - magisterially interpreted by New Wave icon and honorary Palme d’Or recipient Jean-Pierre Leaud - feels pain in his leg. A serious fever erupts, which makes the beginning of the agony of the greatest King of France. Surrounded by a horde of doctors and his closest counselors who come to his beside sensing the impending power vacuum, the Sun King struggles to run the country from his bed. Based on extensive medical records and the memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon.

ALL-Mozart Gala Concert

5:00pm
The Tannery: 110 Darrow Road, New Lebanon, NY
888-820-1696 www.tannerypondconcerts.org

Alon Goldstein, piano with Fine Arts Quartet and Alexander Bickard, double bass. Hors d’oeuvres and champagne will be served after the concert.

The 6th Annual Andrew Sherman Sportsman Memorial Event

5:00pm
Lebanon Valley Speedway, 1746 Route 20, West Lebanon
518-794-9606 www.lebanonvalley.com

$2000 to win Andrew Sherman Sportsman Memorial Event plus all weekly divisions.

All-Mozart Gala at Tannery Pond Concerts

5:00pm
Tannery Pond, 110 Darrow Road, New Lebanon
1-888-820-1696 www.tannerypondconcerts.org

Fee: $75/person

This Gala Concert, will feature two of Mozart’s greatest piano concerti. Alon Goldstein, will be joined by the legendary Fine Arts Quartet and double-bassist Alexander Bickard. They will perform Mozart’s 23rd and 24th piano concerti in brilliant arrangements for string quintet by Ignaz Lachner, a contemporary of Schubert. Hors d’oeuvres and champagne with the artists will be after the concert.

Writers Omi: Reading + BBQ

5:00pm
Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

A distinguished group of international writers and translators currently in residence at Writers Omi will read from their works. Following the event, Omi invites visitors to gather for a barbeque feast and reception with the writers.

Movie: Last Men in Aleppo

5:45pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/student

Winner of the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad’s breathtaking work follows the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization comprised of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush toward explosions in the hope of saving lives. Incorporating moments of heart-pounding suspense and improbable beauty, the documentary draws us into the lives of three of its founders - Khalid, Subhi, and Mahmoud - as the grapple with the chaos around them and struggle with an ever-present dilemma: do they flee with their families or stay and fight for their country.

First Loves and Fresh Ink

7:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

Fee: $25-40/person

First Loves and Fresh Ink brings together violin masterpieces from Fain’s most recent album, First Loves (VIA), alongside works by Philip Glass and some of Fain’s own arrangements.

Classic on Hudson: First Loves & Fresh Ink

7:00pm
Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House
518-822-1438 www.hudsonoperahouse.org

Charismatic young violinist Tim Fain can be heard on stages and screens around the world, most notably on the soundtracks to the Academy Award winning films Moonlight, 12 Years a Slave, and Black Swan, and is known for his collaborations with American composer Philip Glass.

Movie: Bang! The Bert Berns Story

7:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Music meets the Mob in this biographical documentary, narrated by Stevie Van Zandt, about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the sixties that you never heard of. His hits include Twist and Shout, Hang On Sloopy, Brown Eyed Girl, Here Comes The Night, and Piece of My Heart. He helped launch the careers of Van Morrison and Neil Diamond and produced some of the greatest soul music ever made. Filmmaker Brett Berns brings his late father’s story to the screen using rare performance footage and interviews with those who knew him best, Ronald Isley, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Van Morrison, Keith Richards, and Paul McCartney.

Rumors

7:30pm
Taconic Hills Central School, 73 County Route 11A, Craryville
518-758-1648 www.thetwoofusproductions.org

A hilarious comedy about what happens when “she tells him, who tells another, who tells another”.

Franzi in Love

7:30pm
First Reformed Church, 52 Green Street, Hudson
518-851-2061 www.hrc-showcasetheatre.com

Fee: $15/person

Staged reading of Franzi in Love, by James Rosenfield, offers a light-hearted look at one parent’s idea of a proper royal upbringing.

Steepletop Bird Walk

7:30pm – 9:30pm
Steepletop, 440 East Hill Road, Austerlitz
518-392-3362 www.millay.org

Fee: $10/person, reservations recommended

Join Larry Federman from the Audubon Society as we honor Millay’s legacy with a bird walk here at Steepletop. We hope to inspire our visitors to learn more about birds and help to protect the wildlife and the magnificent habitat that surrounds us.

Movie: Titicut Follies (1967)

7:45pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A documentary film that tells you more than you could possibly want to know - but no more than you should know - about life behind the walls of Bridgewater State Hospital, one of those institutions where we file and forget the criminal insane. A society’s treatment of the least of its citizens - and surely these are the least of ours - is perhaps the best measure of its civilization. The repulsive reality revealed in Titicut Follies challenges us to contemplate our capacity for callousness.

True West

8:00pm
The Ghent Playhouse, 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent
800-838-3006 www.ghentplayhouse.org

Fee: $20/adults, $10/students

In this funny, dangerous and profound play, two estranged and seemingly different brothers - one a professional Hollywood screenwriter, and the other, a desert-dweller and petty thief - are reunited for the first time in five years at their mother’s California home. A visit from a film producer creates a power shift between the two, as the older brother’s unexpected pitch of a film idea, is accepted over the script the younger brother has long been developing, thrusting the play into verbal and physical violence as the two fight for possession and control.

 
May 21

Roe Jan Antique Tractor Pull

9:00am
Copake Memorial Park: 305 Mt. View Road, Copake, NY
518-329-1234 www.townofcopake.org

​Weigh ins start at 8am

Farmer’s Daughter Gravel Grinder

9:00am
Chatham Brewing, 59 Main Street, Chatham
www.farmersdaughtergravelgrinder.com

Fee: $50/person

This must ride Spring cycling event is a non-competitive “gravel Gran Fondo” of 100K, approximately 65 miles long, almost entirely of dirt roads with some sections of off-road thrown in as well. You’ll ride through some of the most beautiful scenery in the Northeast, with plenty of climbing, and plenty of fun descents to match.

Joseph Haske, paintings

11:00am – 5:00pm
John Davis Gallery, 362.5 Warren Street, Hudson
518-828-5907 www.johndavisgallery.com

Exhibition of works by Joseph Haske.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

Art from Farm to Table

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

An invitational gallery show featuring the work of accomplished regional artists. The theme includes depictions and interpretations in various media of landscapes, buildings, farm life, flowers, vegetables, insects, and animals; subjects found in an agricultural environment, which might (or might not!) end up on a table.

Open House and Free Community Day with the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House: 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

​Did you know that the Hudson Opera House was once City Hall, a police station and a library? Or that the newly restored upstairs performance hall once played host to famous historical figures like Susan B. Anthony, Ralph Waldo Emerson or Teddy Roosevelt? Or how about the time the hall was used for the display by a local doctor of a large, live, medical oddity… Come learn about this treasured landmark’s fascinating past with free guided tours and explore the wonders of New York State’s oldest surviving theater, open to the public for the first time in over 55 years.

Performances by Bindlestiff Family Cirkus are free and reservations are strongly encouraged.

True West

2:00pm
The Ghent Playhouse, 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent
800-838-3006 www.ghentplayhouse.org

Fee: $20/adults, $10/students

In this funny, dangerous and profound play, two estranged and seemingly different brothers - one a professional Hollywood screenwriter, and the other, a desert-dweller and petty thief - are reunited for the first time in five years at their mother’s California home. A visit from a film producer creates a power shift between the two, as the older brother’s unexpected pitch of a film idea, is accepted over the script the younger brother has long been developing, thrusting the play into verbal and physical violence as the two fight for possession and control.

Book Reading: Barbara Bonner

2:00pm – 4:00pm
Chatham Bookstore: 27 Main Street, Chatham, NY
518-392-3005 www.chathambookstore.com

​Author and nonprofit consultant Barbara Bonner reads from her new book, “Inspiring Courage”. A conversation with Thomas Chulak, from the bookstore, and a Q & A follow a brief reading.

Movie: The Death of Louis XIV

2:30pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Versailles, August 1715. Back from hunting, Louis XIV - magisterially interpreted by New Wave icon and honorary Palme d’Or recipient Jean-Pierre Leaud - feels pain in his leg. A serious fever erupts, which makes the beginning of the agony of the greatest King of France. Surrounded by a horde of doctors and his closest counselors who come to his beside sensing the impending power vacuum, the Sun King struggles to run the country from his bed. Based on extensive medical records and the memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon.

Rumors

3:00pm
Taconic Hills Central School, 73 County Route 11A, Craryville
518-758-1648 www.thetwoofusproductions.org

A hilarious comedy about what happens when “she tells him, who tells another, who tells another”.

Movie: Last Men in Aleppo

3:30pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/student

Winner of the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad’s breathtaking work follows the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization comprised of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush toward explosions in the hope of saving lives. Incorporating moments of heart-pounding suspense and improbable beauty, the documentary draws us into the lives of three of its founders - Khalid, Subhi, and Mahmoud - as the grapple with the chaos around them and struggle with an ever-present dilemma: do they flee with their families or stay and fight for their country.

Movie: I Called Him Morgan

4:45pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Dead by his common-law wife, Helen, during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts the people who knew the Morgans. Helen served time for the crime and, following her release, retreated into obscurity. Over 20 years later, a chance encounter led her to give a remarkable interview. Helen’s revealing audio “testimony” acts as a refrain throughout the film, which draws together a wealth of archival photographs and footage, notable talking heads and incredible jazz music to tell the ill-fated pair’s story.

Movie: Titicut Follies (1967)

5:30pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A documentary film that tells you more than you could possibly want to know - but no more than you should know - about life behind the walls of Bridgewater State Hospital, one of those institutions where we file and forget the criminal insane. A society’s treatment of the least of its citizens - and surely these are the least of ours - is perhaps the best measure of its civilization. The repulsive reality revealed in Titicut Follies challenges us to contemplate our capacity for callousness.

Movie: Tony Conrad - Completely In The Present

6:30pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A non-fiction film examining the pioneering life and works of avant-garde video artist, experimental filmmaker, musician, and educator, Tony Conrad. Utilizing intimate footage of Tony and his collaborators shot over the last twenty-two years, as well as his own archive of recordings and films, Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present mirrors Conrad’s own playfully radical approach to art making. The non-linear structure allows Conrad to wildly free associate his streams of consciousness, revealing an honest and humane way of navigating a remarkable, creative life.

Movie: Bang! The Bert Berns Story

7:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Music meets the Mob in this biographical documentary, narrated by Stevie Van Zandt, about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the sixties that you never heard of. His hits include Twist and Shout, Hang On Sloopy, Brown Eyed Girl, Here Comes The Night, and Piece of My Heart. He helped launch the careers of Van Morrison and Neil Diamond and produced some of the greatest soul music ever made. Filmmaker Brett Berns brings his late father’s story to the screen using rare performance footage and interviews with those who knew him best, Ronald Isley, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Van Morrison, Keith Richards, and Paul McCartney.

 
May 22

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

 
May 23

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

 
May 24

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

 
May 25

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

2:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

You’ve seen it here before but not like this! This fresh and new production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s enduring masterpiece will make you want to Go-Go-Go! Hit songs include “Any Dream Will Do,” “Those Canaan Days,” and the rousing “Mega-Mix.”

Movie: I Called Him Morgan

6:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Dead by his common-law wife, Helen, during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts the people who knew the Morgans. Helen served time for the crime and, following her release, retreated into obscurity. Over 20 years later, a chance encounter led her to give a remarkable interview. Helen’s revealing audio “testimony” acts as a refrain throughout the film, which draws together a wealth of archival photographs and footage, notable talking heads and incredible jazz music to tell the ill-fated pair’s story.

Movie: Chasing Trane

6:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A thought-provoking, uplifting, powerful, and passionate film about an outside-the-box thinker whose boundary-shattering music continues to impact and influence people around the world. “I myself don’t recognize the world jazz I just feel that I play John Coltrane.” Set against the social, political, and cultural landscape of the times, this documentary brings John Coltrane to life as a fully dimensional being, inviting the audience to engage with Coltrane the man, and Coltrane the artist.

Movie: Last Men in Aleppo

7:45pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/student

Winner of the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad’s breathtaking work follows the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization comprised of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush toward explosions in the hope of saving lives. Incorporating moments of heart-pounding suspense and improbable beauty, the documentary draws us into the lives of three of its founders - Khalid, Subhi, and Mahmoud - as the grapple with the chaos around them and struggle with an ever-present dilemma: do they flee with their families or stay and fight for their country.

A Tribute to Bob Dylan: Pat O’Shea and Friends

8:00pm
Club Helsinki: 405 Columbia Street, Hudson NY 12534
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

Hudson Valley Rocker, Pat O’Shea, hosts a 76th birthday tribute for Dylan.

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

8:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

You’ve seen it here before but not like this! This fresh and new production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s enduring masterpiece will make you want to Go-Go-Go! Hit songs include “Any Dream Will Do,” “Those Canaan Days,” and the rousing “Mega-Mix.”

Movie: Tony Conrad - Completely In The Present

8:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A non-fiction film examining the pioneering life and works of avant-garde video artist, experimental filmmaker, musician, and educator, Tony Conrad. Utilizing intimate footage of Tony and his collaborators shot over the last twenty-two years, as well as his own archive of recordings and films, Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present mirrors Conrad’s own playfully radical approach to art making. The non-linear structure allows Conrad to wildly free associate his streams of consciousness, revealing an honest and humane way of navigating a remarkable, creative life.

 
May 26

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

Movie: I Called Him Morgan

6:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Dead by his common-law wife, Helen, during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts the people who knew the Morgans. Helen served time for the crime and, following her release, retreated into obscurity. Over 20 years later, a chance encounter led her to give a remarkable interview. Helen’s revealing audio “testimony” acts as a refrain throughout the film, which draws together a wealth of archival photographs and footage, notable talking heads and incredible jazz music to tell the ill-fated pair’s story.

Movie: Chasing Trane

6:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A thought-provoking, uplifting, powerful, and passionate film about an outside-the-box thinker whose boundary-shattering music continues to impact and influence people around the world. “I myself don’t recognize the world jazz I just feel that I play John Coltrane.” Set against the social, political, and cultural landscape of the times, this documentary brings John Coltrane to life as a fully dimensional being, inviting the audience to engage with Coltrane the man, and Coltrane the artist.

Rumors

7:30pm
Taconic Hills Central School, 73 County Route 11A, Craryville
518-758-1648 www.thetwoofusproductions.org

A hilarious comedy about what happens when “she tells him, who tells another, who tells another”.

Movie: Last Men in Aleppo

7:45pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/student

Winner of the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad’s breathtaking work follows the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization comprised of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush toward explosions in the hope of saving lives. Incorporating moments of heart-pounding suspense and improbable beauty, the documentary draws us into the lives of three of its founders - Khalid, Subhi, and Mahmoud - as the grapple with the chaos around them and struggle with an ever-present dilemma: do they flee with their families or stay and fight for their country.

True West

8:00pm
The Ghent Playhouse, 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent
800-838-3006 www.ghentplayhouse.org

Fee: $20/adults, $10/students

In this funny, dangerous and profound play, two estranged and seemingly different brothers - one a professional Hollywood screenwriter, and the other, a desert-dweller and petty thief - are reunited for the first time in five years at their mother’s California home. A visit from a film producer creates a power shift between the two, as the older brother’s unexpected pitch of a film idea, is accepted over the script the younger brother has long been developing, thrusting the play into verbal and physical violence as the two fight for possession and control.

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

8:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

You’ve seen it here before but not like this! This fresh and new production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s enduring masterpiece will make you want to Go-Go-Go! Hit songs include “Any Dream Will Do,” “Those Canaan Days,” and the rousing “Mega-Mix.”

Movie: Tony Conrad - Completely In The Present

8:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A non-fiction film examining the pioneering life and works of avant-garde video artist, experimental filmmaker, musician, and educator, Tony Conrad. Utilizing intimate footage of Tony and his collaborators shot over the last twenty-two years, as well as his own archive of recordings and films, Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present mirrors Conrad’s own playfully radical approach to art making. The non-linear structure allows Conrad to wildly free associate his streams of consciousness, revealing an honest and humane way of navigating a remarkable, creative life.

Lara Hope + the Ark-Tones

9:00pm
Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

This fun-loving bunch packs the dance floor with their own original musical offerings in vintage style as well as re-workings of rockabilly, rock ‘n’ roll, and R&B classics and standards.

 
May 27

Hillsdale Flea Market

8:00am – 3:00pm
Hillsdale Hamlet Park, Maple Street, Hillsdale
www.facebook.com/hillsdalenyflea

A huge variety of goods from a variety of sellers who are eager to share their items with bargain hunters.

Hiking Steepletop

Fee: $25 - reservations recommended

10:00am
Steepletop: 440 East Hill Road, Austerlitz, NY
518-392-3362 www.millay.org

​This tour allows an expanded view of the wonders of Steepletop, the home of Edna St. Vincent Millay. You will explore areas of the property not included in the regular House or Grounds & Gardens tour. Please wear appropriate hiking gear and arrive 15 minutes early.

Hudson Berkshire Wine & Food Festival

11:00am – 6:00pm
Columbia County Fairgrounds, 182 Hudson Avenue, Chatham
518-732-7317 www.hudsonberkshirewinefestival.com

Featuring the five Beverage Trail members plus other regional wineries, distilleries, cideries and craft breweries. ​Delicious food for sale and sampling, including gourmet cheeses, creameries, baked goods, grass fed meat producers and more. Browse various artisan booths while enjoying live music.

“100 Years of Collecting”

12:00pm – 4:00am
Columbia County Historical Society/Museum & Library: 5 Albany Avenue, Kinderhook, NY
518-758-9265 www.cchsny.org

​This exhibition includes Columbia County Historical Society Institutional History - featuring early documents and significant artifacts that describe a transition from social club to an organization centered around a coherent, strong cultural focus. Some of the early acquisitions are on view for the first time in many years and others for the first time.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

Family Fun Day at the Furnace!

1:00pm
Copake Iron Works: 33 Valley View Road, Copake Falls, NY
518-966-2730 www.friendsofTSP.org

Children of all ages are invited to this special event featuring Master Storyteller Tom Lee, who will interweave the history of Copake Iron Works with his repertoire of folktales. A hands-on demonstration of sand casting and an opportuninty to watch a blacksmith at work will round out the day.

The Fields Sculpture Park: Summer Exhibition Opening

1:00pm – 4:30pm
Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

Join us as we inaugurate new works on view for the summer season! All activities are FREE and include refreshments, tractor rides throughout the park, and a special art project for children.

Art from Farm to Table

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

An invitational gallery show featuring the work of accomplished regional artists. The theme includes depictions and interpretations in various media of landscapes, buildings, farm life, flowers, vegetables, insects, and animals; subjects found in an agricultural environment, which might (or might not!) end up on a table.

Movie: I Called Him Morgan

2:30pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Dead by his common-law wife, Helen, during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts the people who knew the Morgans. Helen served time for the crime and, following her release, retreated into obscurity. Over 20 years later, a chance encounter led her to give a remarkable interview. Helen’s revealing audio “testimony” acts as a refrain throughout the film, which draws together a wealth of archival photographs and footage, notable talking heads and incredible jazz music to tell the ill-fated pair’s story.

Movie: Modern Times (1936)

3:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Modern Times is often hailed as one of Charlie Chaplin’s greatest achievements. In addition to writing, directing, and producing the film, Chaplin also stars in this satire of the machine age as an assembly-line worker driven insane by the monotony of his job. Put in an asylum, imprisoned, escaped, and bumped from one job to the next, he befriends an orphaned gamine. Hilarious antics ensue.

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

4:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

You’ve seen it here before but not like this! This fresh and new production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s enduring masterpiece will make you want to Go-Go-Go! Hit songs include “Any Dream Will Do,” “Those Canaan Days,” and the rousing “Mega-Mix.”

Traveling Talks: The Science Behind the Traveler Artist

4:00pm
Olana State Historic Site, 5720 Route 9G, Hudson
518-828-1872 www.olana.org

Fee: $20/person

Lloyd Ackert, Ph.D., Professor in History of Science at Drexel University, will present the ways in which artists were inspired and informed by travel and developing “natural sciences” in the 19th century. Dr. Ackert will lead us to ponder how ideas in the sciences informed art-making and vice versa and specifically how Alexander von Humboldt inspired Frederic Church. Illustrated lecture followed by Q&A and an abridged tour of the main house.

Movie: Last Men in Aleppo

4:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/student

Winner of the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad’s breathtaking work follows the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization comprised of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush toward explosions in the hope of saving lives. Incorporating moments of heart-pounding suspense and improbable beauty, the documentary draws us into the lives of three of its founders - Khalid, Subhi, and Mahmoud - as the grapple with the chaos around them and struggle with an ever-present dilemma: do they flee with their families or stay and fight for their country.

Movie: Chasing Trane

4:45pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A thought-provoking, uplifting, powerful, and passionate film about an outside-the-box thinker whose boundary-shattering music continues to impact and influence people around the world. “I myself don’t recognize the world jazz I just feel that I play John Coltrane.” Set against the social, political, and cultural landscape of the times, this documentary brings John Coltrane to life as a fully dimensional being, inviting the audience to engage with Coltrane the man, and Coltrane the artist.

Book Discussion: Ellen Condliffe Lagemann

5:00pm – 7:00pm
Chatham Bookstore: 27 Main Street, Chatham, NY
518-392-3005 www.chathambookstore.com

Professor at Bard College and fellow at the Bard Prison Initiative, Ellen will discuss her book “Liberating Minds: The Case for College in Prison”. The author lives in Ghent, NY. A conversation with Thomas Chulak, from the bookstore, and a Q & A will follow a brief reading.

Reading + Q&A: Ellen Condliffe Lagemann

5:00pm – 7:00pm
Chatham Bookstore, 27 Main Street, Chatham
518-392-3005 www.chathambookstore.com

Professor at Bard College and fellow at the Bard Prison Initiative, she discusses her book “Liberating Minds: The Case for College in Prison.”

Movie: Tony Conrad - Completely In The Present

6:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A non-fiction film examining the pioneering life and works of avant-garde video artist, experimental filmmaker, musician, and educator, Tony Conrad. Utilizing intimate footage of Tony and his collaborators shot over the last twenty-two years, as well as his own archive of recordings and films, Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present mirrors Conrad’s own playfully radical approach to art making. The non-linear structure allows Conrad to wildly free associate his streams of consciousness, revealing an honest and humane way of navigating a remarkable, creative life.

NT Live: Twelfth Night

7:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $20/adults, $15/students

Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity. A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of mistaken identity and unrequited love. The nearby households of Olivia and Orsino are overrun with passion. Even Olivia’s upright housekeeper Malvolia is swept up in the madness. Where music is the food of love, and nobody is quite what they seem, anything proves possible. Simon Godwin directs this joyous new production with Tamsin Greig as a transformed Malvolia.

Rumors

7:30pm
Taconic Hills Central School, 73 County Route 11A, Craryville
518-758-1648 www.thetwoofusproductions.org

A hilarious comedy about what happens when “she tells him, who tells another, who tells another”.

True West

8:00pm
The Ghent Playhouse, 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent
800-838-3006 www.ghentplayhouse.org

Fee: $20/adults, $10/students

In this funny, dangerous and profound play, two estranged and seemingly different brothers - one a professional Hollywood screenwriter, and the other, a desert-dweller and petty thief - are reunited for the first time in five years at their mother’s California home. A visit from a film producer creates a power shift between the two, as the older brother’s unexpected pitch of a film idea, is accepted over the script the younger brother has long been developing, thrusting the play into verbal and physical violence as the two fight for possession and control.

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

8:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

You’ve seen it here before but not like this! This fresh and new production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s enduring masterpiece will make you want to Go-Go-Go! Hit songs include “Any Dream Will Do,” “Those Canaan Days,” and the rousing “Mega-Mix.”

Movie: Bang! The Bert Berns Story

8:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Music meets the Mob in this biographical documentary, narrated by Stevie Van Zandt, about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the sixties that you never heard of. His hits include Twist and Shout, Hang On Sloopy, Brown Eyed Girl, Here Comes The Night, and Piece of My Heart. He helped launch the careers of Van Morrison and Neil Diamond and produced some of the greatest soul music ever made. Filmmaker Brett Berns brings his late father’s story to the screen using rare performance footage and interviews with those who knew him best, Ronald Isley, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Van Morrison, Keith Richards, and Paul McCartney.

 
May 28

Hudson Berkshire Wine & Food Festival

11:00am – 5:00pm
Columbia County Fairgrounds, 182 Hudson Avenue, Chatham
518-732-7317 www.hudsonberkshirewinefestival.com

Featuring the five Beverage Trail members plus other regional wineries, distilleries, cideries and craft breweries. ​Delicious food for sale and sampling, including gourmet cheeses, creameries, baked goods, grass fed meat producers and more. Browse various artisan booths while enjoying live music.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

Movie: I Called Him Morgan

1:00pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Dead by his common-law wife, Helen, during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts the people who knew the Morgans. Helen served time for the crime and, following her release, retreated into obscurity. Over 20 years later, a chance encounter led her to give a remarkable interview. Helen’s revealing audio “testimony” acts as a refrain throughout the film, which draws together a wealth of archival photographs and footage, notable talking heads and incredible jazz music to tell the ill-fated pair’s story.

Art from Farm to Table

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

An invitational gallery show featuring the work of accomplished regional artists. The theme includes depictions and interpretations in various media of landscapes, buildings, farm life, flowers, vegetables, insects, and animals; subjects found in an agricultural environment, which might (or might not!) end up on a table.

Movie: Last Men in Aleppo

1:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/student

Winner of the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad’s breathtaking work follows the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization comprised of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush toward explosions in the hope of saving lives. Incorporating moments of heart-pounding suspense and improbable beauty, the documentary draws us into the lives of three of its founders - Khalid, Subhi, and Mahmoud - as the grapple with the chaos around them and struggle with an ever-present dilemma: do they flee with their families or stay and fight for their country.

True West

2:00pm
The Ghent Playhouse, 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent
800-838-3006 www.ghentplayhouse.org

Fee: $20/adults, $10/students

In this funny, dangerous and profound play, two estranged and seemingly different brothers - one a professional Hollywood screenwriter, and the other, a desert-dweller and petty thief - are reunited for the first time in five years at their mother’s California home. A visit from a film producer creates a power shift between the two, as the older brother’s unexpected pitch of a film idea, is accepted over the script the younger brother has long been developing, thrusting the play into verbal and physical violence as the two fight for possession and control.

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

2:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

You’ve seen it here before but not like this! This fresh and new production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s enduring masterpiece will make you want to Go-Go-Go! Hit songs include “Any Dream Will Do,” “Those Canaan Days,” and the rousing “Mega-Mix.”

Movie: Bang! The Bert Berns Story

2:45pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

Music meets the Mob in this biographical documentary, narrated by Stevie Van Zandt, about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the sixties that you never heard of. His hits include Twist and Shout, Hang On Sloopy, Brown Eyed Girl, Here Comes The Night, and Piece of My Heart. He helped launch the careers of Van Morrison and Neil Diamond and produced some of the greatest soul music ever made. Filmmaker Brett Berns brings his late father’s story to the screen using rare performance footage and interviews with those who knew him best, Ronald Isley, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Van Morrison, Keith Richards, and Paul McCartney.

Rumors

3:00pm
Taconic Hills Central School, 73 County Route 11A, Craryville
518-758-1648 www.thetwoofusproductions.org

A hilarious comedy about what happens when “she tells him, who tells another, who tells another”.

A Bintel Brief: Sixty Years of Letters from the Lower Eastside

3:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

A staged reading of “A Bintel Brief” will feature live music accompaniment and a diverse cast of actors who will bring to life the history, the humor and the struggle of the Jewish immigrant experience.

Movie: Tony Conrad - Completely In The Present

3:15pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A non-fiction film examining the pioneering life and works of avant-garde video artist, experimental filmmaker, musician, and educator, Tony Conrad. Utilizing intimate footage of Tony and his collaborators shot over the last twenty-two years, as well as his own archive of recordings and films, Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present mirrors Conrad’s own playfully radical approach to art making. The non-linear structure allows Conrad to wildly free associate his streams of consciousness, revealing an honest and humane way of navigating a remarkable, creative life.

Family Fun Day

4:00pm – 7:00pm
Hand Hollow Conservation Area: 4079 County Route 9 (South), New Lebanon, NY
518-697-0202 www.clctrust.org

Join us to celebrate the wonders of Hand Hollow! Family Fun Day will include free ice cream from Stewart’s, a herding dogs demonstration, a beaver talk, guided hikes, and fun games. Pack a picnic or come hungry and purchase food from Capital Q Smokehouse. Registration strongly encouraged.

Movie: Chasing Trane

4:30pm
Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

Fee: $9/adults, $7/students

A thought-provoking, uplifting, powerful, and passionate film about an outside-the-box thinker whose boundary-shattering music continues to impact and influence people around the world. “I myself don’t recognize the world jazz I just feel that I play John Coltrane.” Set against the social, political, and cultural landscape of the times, this documentary brings John Coltrane to life as a fully dimensional being, inviting the audience to engage with Coltrane the man, and Coltrane the artist.

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

7:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

You’ve seen it here before but not like this! This fresh and new production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s enduring masterpiece will make you want to Go-Go-Go! Hit songs include “Any Dream Will Do,” “Those Canaan Days,” and the rousing “Mega-Mix.”

 
May 29

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

John Fallon: Performance

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of works by artist John Fallon.

 
May 30

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

 
May 31

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

2:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

You’ve seen it here before but not like this! This fresh and new production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s enduring masterpiece will make you want to Go-Go-Go! Hit songs include “Any Dream Will Do,” “Those Canaan Days,” and the rousing “Mega-Mix.”