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Floating on AiR: 2021 Byrdcliffe Artists in Residence

Floating on AiR: 2021 Byrdcliffe Artists in Residence

Portrait photographer David McIntyre captures several of the artists living and working during the summer 2021 artist residencies at Byrdcliffe in Woodstock, the oldest arts colony in the country.

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8 Cultural Events to Attend this August in the Hudson Valley

Don't Let the Dog Days Get You Down
A tall ship, big puppets, the complete works of Shakespeare and more events await you this August in the Hudson Valley.

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City Winery Hudson Valley Offers a Summer Filled with Great Music, Eats, and of Course, Wine

Few things have signaled the Hudson Valley's jubilant return to normal more than a jam-packed summer of live music. And with the region’s thriving music scene humming along once more, the high-profile opening of City Winery Hudson Valley has music, food, and wine enthusiasts alike flocking to scenic Orange County. With its restaurant now open seven days a week and its Concerts in the Vineyard series bringing beloved local acts to its outdoor stage, City Winery Hudson Valley is ready to play host to a whole summer's worth of luxurious, sundrenched plans.

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Dance with Plants is BACK with BLOOM at Blueprint 7/10

“This all started because I wanted to dance,” says Dance with Plants founder Connie Dasilva, who moved to Kingston from Brooklyn three years ago and found a dearth of clubbing opportunities.

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10 Events to Attend this July

A cultural crib sheet for the month of July
“The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington” at Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival

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How to Spend an Idyllic Weekend in Mountaindale

A cozy Sullivan County hamlet with artsy vibes and good eats
Tucked in the bucolic Sullivan County Catskills, the secluded hamlet of Mountaindale has become known in recent years for its cultivated resurgence. Its once-sleepy Main Street is now home to a vibrant constellation of hip independent businesses, from well-curated lifestyle shops to a sound meditation studio to a pizza shop slinging naturally fermented pies and biodynamic wines. Here, we’ve rounded up some places to dine, shop, and rest your head during your weekend stay.

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WYLDE, Hudson's New Hybrid Retail and Community Space

The newly opened WYLDE in Hudson is many things rolled into one: retail store, café, local hangout. France built WYLDE around a sense of community––a place where locals can come and stay awhile to work or to chat, even to build relationships. WYLDE has its own pop-up market on Warren Street, running bimonthly on Saturdays through October 30.

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6 Signs that Things Are Returning to Normal in the Hudson Valley

The masks are (mostly) off, live events are back, and businesses are open. Here are 6 exciting signs that some semblance of normality is returning to the Hudson Valley after over a year of pandemic precautions.

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The Dig on Millerton's Main Street is Both Restaurant and Creative Community Hub

The Dig on Millerton's Main Street sells pantry staples, smoothies, sweet and savory crepes on weekends, and has a daily changing breakfast and lunch menu. The Dig has become a hub for the work of local artists as well as a community gathering place, hosting food-themed events featuring traditional dishes made by locals, live music, and artist pop-ups.

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Celebrating Juneteenth 2021 in the Hudson Valley

Juneteenth marks the official end of slavery in America on June 19, 1865. Today, the holiday focuses on Black achievements and culture, recognition of inequality and systemic racism in the United States, and the ongoing fight for equal rights. 2021 brings an expanded list of ways to celebrate Black freedom and to reckon with the racial past and present of the United States.

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The Reher Center Holds Kingston's Ninth Annual Multicultural Festival

This June 13, 20, and 27, the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History hosts its ninth annual Kingston Multicultural Festival. Participants will be able to watch performances by dancers, musicians, and poets from diverse backgrounds in the TR Gallo Park gazebo. There will be pop-up eateries, each with their own informational posters about the history and culture of the food they’re making and serving. Central to this year's festival is the Worry Dolls Project, or "Proyecto Muñecas Quitapenas" in Spanish, a Guatemalan craft tradition brought to over 700 local Kingston students.

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Fun in the Sun: 6 Ways to Enjoy Putnam County This Summer

Just about an hour from Manhattan or Kingston is picturesque Putnam County, a slice of the Hudson Valley with a personality all its own. Whether you’re looking for a day trip out of New York City or you’re a local out to enjoy the surrounding area, this jewel of a county boasts plenty of the region’s rustic appeal—from outdoor fun to dining, nightlife, shopping, and more—that are sure to keep you coming back to stay a while. Want to explore it for yourself? Here are six activities that will give you a taste of what Putnam County has to offer this summer.

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Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair Returns This Memorial Day Weekend

Lovers of art and handmade wares rejoice! This Memorial Day weekend, the beloved Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair is making its triumphant return to New Paltz after a long pandemic hiatus. Whether you’re looking for that perfect bench for your mudroom, handcrafted Adirondack chairs for your porch, or an original painting to brighten up your hall, the outdoor market's diversity of creations from over 150 exhibitors is sure to have something for everyone to love.

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THE LOCKWOOD GALLERY |  WHERE WINDS MAY BLOW @ Lockwood Gallery

THE LOCKWOOD GALLERY | WHERE WINDS MAY BLOW

Thursdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Aug. 22 — Featuring artists Susan Mastrangelo, Garry Nichols and Kevin Paulsen. Where Winds May...
The Christopher Boy's Communion at Great Barrington Public Theater @ Daniel Arts Center at Simon's Rock

The Christopher Boy's Communion at Great Barrington Public Theater

Thu., July 29, 7:30 p.m., Fri., July 30, 7:30 p.m., Sat., July 31, 3 & 7:30 p.m., Sun., Aug. 1, 3 p.m., Thu., Aug. 5, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Aug. 6, 7:30 p.m., Sat., Aug. 7, 3 & 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Aug. 8, 3 p.m. — The Christopher Boy's Communion Thu Jul 29, 2021 - Sun Aug 8,...

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