July 15, 2009 RSS feed / Arts and Entertainment

Library Displays Antique Postcards of Tricentennial

In this year of the Hudson- Fulton-Champlain Quadricentennial, the Desmond-Fish Library will celebrate the history of two great waterways of New York State and the explorers and inventors that made progress possible. More...

Outstanding Older Artists Recognized with Awards

Outstanding senior artists will be recognized for the best works in the 17th annual "Art after Seventy-Five" exhibit of the Putnam Arts Council, with a public reception Sunday afternoon, August 23, 2009. More...

Dances of Enchantment at Music Under the Stars

The West Point Concert Band will perform a concert featuring the dance music of Claude Debussy, Leroy Anderson, Dimitri Shostakovich, George Gershwin, Igor Stravinsky, and others. More...

Jessica Miller Landscapes Shown at Flat Iron Gallery

The Flat Iron Gallery of Peekskill will have a solo exhibit of new expressive oil landscape paintings and portraits by Croton artist Jessica Miller for the month of September. Miller's show will run from Sept. 4-Sept. 27, 2009. More...

Young String Players to Learn Composition and Theory at Summer Music Festival

The Hudson Valley Summer Strings Festival, offering classes in composition and song writing, improvisation, and music theory through performances, ensembles, private lessons, and workshops, will be held on August 3-7 at the Chapel of Our Lady Resto More...

Teens: Edit and Shoot a Flip-It! Movie

Teens ages 12-18 can get creative this summer at the Flip-It! Video/Movie Maker Workshop at Howland Public Library in Beacon on Friday, August 7, from 3-5pm. More...

Cultural Events

JULIA L. BUTTERFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY Rtes. 301 & 9D (845) 265-3040 www.butterfieldlibrary.org Mon & Wed: 10am-8pm T, T, F and Sat: 10am-5pm Sun. 12-3pm Thu. July 16 - Mad Science, 10:45am, reg. req'd Mon. More...

Historical Society Will Host Lawn Party on July 18

Everyone can be a happy camper- at least for an afternoon- at the Putnam County Historical Society's (PCHS) 2009 lawn party on Saturday, July 18, from 5 to 7pm. More...

Sounds of the 20s & 30s with Tiki Daddy and Uncle Wade

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce announces that Tiki Daddy and Uncle Wade will perform at the Summer Sunset Music Series on Sunday, July 19, at 5:30pm at the riverfront park in Cold Spring. More...

Artists Sought to Beautify Putnam's Trash Cans

Putnam County is home to a growing number of Beautiful Trash Cans. Thus far, 34 original works of art can be seen at banks, delis, restaurants, liquor stores, and other high-traffic areas. More...

Jazz Knights Perform With Guest Saxophonist Hart

On Sunday, July 19 at 7:30pm the West Point Band's Jazz Knights will present a concert with special guest saxophonist Antonio Hart at Trophy Point Amphitheatre. The concert is free and open to the public. More...

Learn a Language at Your Local Library

The libraries of the Mid- Hudson Library System are excited to announce the addition of the Mango Languages online language-learning system to the websites of all local libraries in Putnam, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, and Ulster counties. More...

Summer Pops in the Park with Newburgh Symphony

The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra, in collaboration with the City of Newburgh, presents Summer Pops At Downing, a fun event for the whole family, on Saturday, July 25, 2009, at 4pm. More...

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