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By Charlene Martoni on Friday, Jun. 3, 2016 - 9:54 am
The town of West Fulton may be tiny, but it has a lot of heart—and art. “West Fulton is a very interesting place, made up of extremely creative people,” said Cornelia McGiver, the artistic director of Panther Creek Arts, a new arts venue in the small... Read more
By Robert Burke Warren on Thursday, Jun. 2, 2016 - 9:33 am
Photo via the Mountain Jam Festival's Facebook page. Late spring in the Catskills means fishing, camping, and, if you’re a live music fan, Mountain Jam. Originally conceived in 2004 as a one-day celebration of Woodstock radio station WDST’s 25th... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, May. 27, 2016 - 11:08 am
Above: "Waterfall on Trout Creek" by Steve Aaron, the grand prize winner of the 2016 Catskills Outdoor Guide Photo Contest.  It's Memorial Day weekend, and our print 2016 Catskills Outdoor Guide has hit the streets! Copies are being dropped off at dozens... Read more
By Robert Burke Warren on Friday, May. 27, 2016 - 10:14 am
Above: A poem written on a paper airplane, a prototype for "Skywriting: Poems & Planes," a workshop to be held Saturday, May 28 at the Poetry Barn in West Hurley. Photo by Lissa Kiernan. Poet and teacher Lissa Kiernan makes her students’ poetry fly,... Read more
By Robert Burke Warren on Thursday, May. 26, 2016 - 11:46 pm
Above: Jon Cleary and the Monster Gentlemen. Photo via the West Kortright Centre. When Jon Cleary and the Monster Gentlemen return to the West Kortright Center, you won’t be faulted for thinking you’ve been transported to the Big Easy. “He played here in... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Tuesday, May. 24, 2016 - 3:35 pm
Above: An honor guard leads the 2015 Liberty Memorial Day Parade. Photo by John Kocijanski of Catskill Photography, shared in the Watershed Post's Flickr pool. Memorial Day Weekend 2016 brings a flood of enticing opportunities to come together, celebrate... Read more
By Robert Burke Warren on Saturday, Apr. 16, 2016 - 10:16 am
Above: Twyla Tharp. Images provided by the Catskill Mountain Foundation. Since its 1998 inception, the Catskill Mountain Foundation has tried to make Greene County an international destination for dance. This weekend, with world-renowned choreographer... Read more
By Robert Burke Warren on Thursday, Apr. 7, 2016 - 12:46 pm
Above: Abbie Gardner. Contributed photo.  The housekeeping staff is pounding on Abbie Gardner’s door. “I was recording last night in Nashville,” said the acclaimed singer-songwriter and master of the Dobro-style resonator guitar, laughing into her phone... Read more
Snow on maple buds in Monticello on April 3
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Apr. 4, 2016 - 10:11 am
Above: Snow on maple buds in Monticello on April 3. Photo by John of Catskills Photography, via the Watershed Post Flickr photo pool.  A surprise snowstorm over the weekend followed warm temperatures last week, covering spring flowers--like these Sullivan... Read more
By Robert Burke Warren on Thursday, Mar. 31, 2016 - 7:53 am
Above: The seventh annual Woodstock Writers Festival puts the spotlight on addiction, an epidemic in the Catskills. Image via the Woodstock Writers Festival's Facebook page.  Editor’s note: Robert Burke Warren, the author of the new novel “Perfectly... Read more

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