By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:33 am
The Delaware County Fair opened for a weeklong celebration of agriculture, carnival rides and demolition derby smashups on Sunday, Aug. 16 in Walton. Photographer Michael Wentland, who carries his camera wherever he goes and uses a photojournalistic style... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015 - 10:40 am
Above: Members of Fleischmanns' summer Spinka community accompany a new Torah to their synagogue on Main Street. Hundreds of members of the Spinka community of Hasidic Jews led by Grand Rabbi Abraham Horowitz gathered on Sunday, Aug. 9 to welcome the... Read more
By Jenna Scherer on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015 - 4:49 pm
Above: A short video about the Whisper Opera from the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Opera: It's big and loud, right? The mezzo belting her eleven o'clock aria, a stageful of chorus members singing at the tops of their lungs. That's a stereotype that... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 - 10:48 am
Above: A dachshund in lederhosen from the 2014 Doxie Derby. Photo by Matt Petricone. And they're off! We’re not talking about thoroughbred horses or greyhounds. No, the creatures that are going to be running their hearts out at Hunter Mountain on Saturday... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Thursday, Jul. 30, 2015 - 11:10 am
Above: Victor Mullen and John Mahoney install the art for their Jazz Soiree exhibit weekend at Liberty Rock Books. Photo via the Hobart Book Village Facebook page. The Hobart Book Village will hold a Jazz Soiree and Sale from Friday, July 31 to Sunday,... Read more
By Jenna Scherer on Wednesday, Jul. 29, 2015 - 3:26 pm
Above: Sila, an Inuit throat singing duo, will perform at the festival on Aug. 1. Photo via the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice website.  Over the past few summers, the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice has traveled (musically,... Read more
By Robert Cairns on Tuesday, Jul. 28, 2015 - 3:36 pm
The New York State Fair has banned sales of merchandise bearing the Confederate battle flag, but the Delaware County Fair will not follow suit.  The flag, the best-known symbol of the southern rebellion in the U.S. Civil War, became more divisive than at... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jul. 22, 2015 - 3:58 pm
Above: A rough beginning of a wood sculpture of a bear made by Samsonville wood artist Hoppy Quick. Quick will be at the Catskill Forest Festival this weekend. Photo via Hoppy Quick's Facebook page.  Woodchips will fly in Margaretville's village park on... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jul. 2, 2015 - 3:10 pm
Above: Margaretville's Fire Department Field Days and Carnival comes to a grand finale this weekend, July 3 and July 4. Photo by Joe Damone Photography. We're already written about where to find fireworks on this Fourth of July in the Catskills. But there... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2015 - 11:25 am
The 23Arts Initiative, a Greene County arts organization that launched last year, is bringing rockstar chamber music to Tannersville in a series of free summer concerts in the imposing and intimate All Souls Church.  The series, which features artists... Read more


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