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August 21, 2019

Calendar of events

Wednesday, August 21

Music Fan Film Series Presents Mama Africa (Miriam Makeba)

Through rare archive footage of her performances and interviews with her contemporaries, this documentary traces the life and career of Miriam Makeba, South African singer and crusader against apartheid. Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main Street, …

Pressure canning hands-on kitchen cooking class

Take the fear out of preserving food with a pressure canner. Enjoy preserved vegetables, soups, stews, and more all year long. Come learn about pressure canning, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at …

‘Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba’ music documentary at Rosendale Theatre

While South Africa was controlled by the violent racist segregation known as apartheid, which separated the ruling white minority and the oppressed black majority, courageous people spoke out. One …

‘The Shamanic Journey to the Heart,’ connecting with the Nature Spirits

Unplug and reconnect with the vast interconnected web of life of both the seen and unseen forces in nature. In the shamanic journey, guided by the shaman’s drum, the brain relaxes into an aware …

Thursday, August 22

"Acting Out," an exhibition drawn from the Marieluise Hessel Collection at CCS Bard

"Acting Out" takes its prompt from artist Leigh Ledare's "The Task," a single channel film of a three-day Group Relations Conference—a social psychology method developed by London’s Tavistock Institute—that the artist organized in Chicago in …

"Leidy Churchman: Crocodile"

"Crocodile," the first U.S. exhibition of work by Leidy Churchman (b. 1979, Villanova, PA), illustrates the ideas and drive toward reinvention and experimentation at play in this emerging artist’s work. Including over sixty paintings, it focuses …

Join the Lions Club and serve the community

For over 65 years, the Rondout Valley Lions Club has been serving the towns of Marbletown, Rochester and Rosendale. During this time, they have helped those in need, whether it is for sight, hearing, …

Nil Yalter: Exile is a Hard Job

"Exile Is a Hard Job" is the first solo U.S. museum exhibition of work by Nil Yalter (b. 1938, Cairo), a pioneer of socially engaged art since the 1970s. She was one of the first artists in France to use video, when it first emerged as an artistic …

Friday, August 23

Sunset Sessions

5:00 PM
Radio Woodstock is proud to present “Sunset Sessions”- A series of FREE summertime concerts on the awe-inspiring grounds of Opus 40 in Saugerties! Bring a blanket, kick back, watch the sunset, play lawn games, and enjoy live music along with …

Sunset Sessions

5:00 PM
Radio Woodstock is proud to present “Sunset Sessions”- A series of FREE summertime concerts on the awe-inspiring grounds of Opus 40 in Saugerties! Bring a blanket, kick back, watch the sunset, play lawn games, and enjoy live music along with …
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