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By Robert Burke Warren on Thursday, Jun. 9, 2016 - 10:26 am
Above: The logo for "Taking Flight: Birding in the Catskills."  For over a century, birdwatchers have come to the Catskills to enjoy the staggering variety of feathered species on display. This weekend’s “Taking Flight: Birding in the Catskills,” held at... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Oct. 26, 2015 - 10:01 am
Above: Dennis Crowley, a founder of Foursquare, speaks at the Catskills Conf on Saturday, Oct. 24. Photo by Julia Reischel. Luminaries in the tech world, including the founder of Foursquare and the managing director of Etsy, wore sweatshirts and flannel... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Sep. 28, 2015 - 12:52 pm
Above: Jay Ungar & Molly Mason perform "Ashokan Farewell." It took Catskills fiddler Jay Ungar less than an hour to write "Ashokan Farewell," a haunting fiddle tune that has become an iconic folk song covered by legions of fans and memorably used by... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 - 12:15 pm
Above: A girl hula hoops at the 2014 Summer Hoot at the Ashokan Center. Photo by Rosalind Dickinson. (This image is featured on one of the covers of our 2015 Catskills Outdoor Guide.)  Three days of concerts, music making, camping and camaraderie at the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 - 1:44 pm
This Friday through Sunday, the Ashokan Center in Olivebridge comes alive with the twang of banjos, the stomp of feet, and the sweet sound of voices lifted in harmony. (And even a little "electrified Americana," in the form of a set by Saugerties' Conner... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 - 10:36 am
If you’ve always thought three days of peace, love, and music sounded like fun, look no further than Olivebridge this weekend for the real thing. The lineup for the inaugural Summer Hoot, taking place this weekend at the Ashokan Center, reads like a who’s... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 13, 2013 - 9:52 am
Above: The Jay Ungar and Molly Mason Family Band performs "Ashokan Farewell" at the Folk Alley studio in 2011. You know the tune. The first two notes give it away. By the third note, it has you already transfixed in some haunting memory, whether you've... Read more
By Andrea Girolamo on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012 - 10:28 am
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