2015 DEC SPONSORED EVENTS
April 28, 2015 (DEC)
Workshop: BEAUTIFUL BOOKS
Artist-led workshop for children grades 9 – 12 sponsored by Art School of Columbia County. Learn how writers and artists have kept “Common Place Books” in the past. You will create an artist book with a simple pamphlet stitch and embellish it with collage. Participants will add their own ideas and thoughts using words and collaged images. Free. 2 – 3:30 PM. Claverack Public Library, 629 Route 23B, Claverack, NY. Call: 518-851-7120.
May 15, 2015 (DEC)
Concert: GOOD GLOBE SINGING SCHOOL
The Good Globe Singing School Community Sing directed by Sheri Bauer-Mayorga, will present an evening of song. Performances and student led sing alongs of traditional folk, classical, and pop songs will fill the evening. Guest guitarist and hurdy-gurdy player, Rob Caldwell of Hudson’s Musica will be the evening’s accompanist and soloist. Family friendly event. Admission: Free will donation. 7 PM. Spencertown Academy, 790 Route 203, Spencertown, NY. Please call: 518-392-5809 or email: Sheri Bauer-Mayorg: www.sheribauermayorga.com
May 16, 2015 (DEC))
Performance: HOW TO SAVE A LIFE by Elizabeth Anderson
Hudson River Classics Showcase Theatre presents a staged reading of an original play selected from over 100 submissions. Reception and talk back with the playwright, actors, and director follows performance. 7:30 PM. Admission: $15. First Reformed Church, 52 Green St, Hudson, NY. For reservations call: 518-851-2061. www.hrc-showcasetheatre.com
June 5, 6, 12, 13, 14, 2015 (DEC)
Performance: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
The Two Of Us Productions presents the Broadway musical hit. Includes the songs I Don’t Know How to Love Him, King Herod’s Song, and Superstar. The show will be performed with a full orchestra. Friday and Saturday performances: 7:30 PM. Sunday matinees: 3 PM $20/$14 students/seniors/12 families and groups. Performing Arts Center at Taconic Hills School in Craryville, NY. www.TheTwoOfUsProductions.org or call: 518-758-1648.
June 13, 2015 (DEC)
Performance: ONE WORLD, MANY RHYTHMS: TANGO
Join us for another journey around the world, as we reprise our popular musical series with all new acts! To kick off our second year, we welcome Diane Lachtrupp Martinez and Johnny Martinez of Tango Fusion Dance Company for a special performance, rain or shine, under a tent in the library yard. Free. 1:00 PM, Kinderhook Memorial Library, 18 Hudson St, Kinderhook, NY 12106. Call: 518-758-6192. www.kinderhooklibrary.org
June 29, July 1, 6, 8, 13 & 15, 2015 (DEC)
Workshop: YOU CAN BE A GRAPHIC ARTIST
Local artist Barbara Slate will be using her book “You Can Be a Graphic Artist” to lead a workshop for this summer’s reading program “Every Hero Has A Story”. Suitable for ages 10 and up. Free. 6 – 7:30 PM. Chatham Public Library, 11 Woodbridge Ave, Chatham, NY. Reservations required. Call: 518-392-3666.
July 23 – 26, 2015 (DEC)
Performance: YOUTH THEATRE PERFORMANCE G2K CINDERELLA
JR. Director Alex Malsan leads youth grade 3 – 8 in singing and dancing through the classical musical Cinderella. $5 students/8 seniors/10 general admission. July 23, 24, 25 – 7 PM. July 26 – 2 PM.
Valatie Community Theatre, 3031 Main St, Valatie, NY. Call: 518-758-1309. www.valatietheatre.org
August 6 – 9, 2015 (DEC)
Workshop & Concert: 9TH ANNUAL HUDSON JAZZ WORKSHOP
Armen Donelian and Marc Mommaas, Hudson Jazzworks directors. Special guest Grammy-Nominee Claudio Roditi. Duo improvisation, composition, performance. Final concert at Hudson Opera House, Warren St, Hudson, NY. www.hudsonjazzworks.org
August (dates to be determined), 2015 (DEC)
Performance: UNDERCOVER PLAYGROUND OUTDOOR DANCE PERFORMANCES
Interactive dance performances with Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company in 10 summer recreational sites in Columbia County. Sponsored by Columbia County Youth Bureau. Free. Call: 518-828-9411 Ext. 2107.