West Kortright Centre

Articles

Aug. 8, 2012
The West KortrightCentre, East Meredith, NY, on Friday, August 17, at 7pm, will present filmmakerJessica Vecchione screening two of her documentaries, Robert, Portrait of an Art-er, and Making the Shift to Community Connections. Admission is by free-will... Read more
Aug. 4, 2012
In three days students will plan, shoot, and edit a short documentary reflecting the past,present, and future of Russell’s, an historic storefront in Bovina Center.There will be a premiere screening of the resulting video at The WKC on August17, along... Read more
Aug. 4, 2012
Call it a house concert—our house is now the Nershi’s living room. When flat picking guitarist/songwriter Billy Nershi is not on the road with preeminent band The String Cheese Incident, or playing bluegrass festivals with Emmitt Nershi Band,
he’s... Read more
Jul. 31, 2012
"CON Skirt, Blouse & Tee Shirt,"mixed mediaSponsored by Brewery Ommegang & Hand-in-Hand FarmExhibit runs through August 27 Artist's StatementAt a certain point, after trying to understand what it was that I ‘do’, I realized,no matter what, I... Read more
Jul. 26, 2012
There’s going to be quite a storm in the valley!Join us for two summer evenings celebrating thetalents of youth. Each begins at 6 PM with an indoor performance by theIntroduction to Acting group, followed by an outdoor picnic (BYO or have hotdogs, beef... Read more
Jul. 26, 2012
Four Tuesdays, August 7 & 21, September 4 & 18, 3–6 PMDo you have a storythat needs to be told . . . and then published? Author and writing guide Garnette Arledge will share her e-publishing tips and secrets, providingeverything you need to know... Read more
Jul. 16, 2012
Two weekends: July 21 & 22 and July 28 & 29, 10 AM–3 PM With performance artist Pooh Kaye (& guest artist/percussionist Michael Suchorsky)Movement is as direct a method for expression as words and, with guided focus, becomes a vivid way to... Read more
Jul. 16, 2012
Sponsored by an anonymous donorWe’re very pleased to present a relatively new string quartet of seasoned players from Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra. First violinist Ruotao Mao, a native of Beijing, is Glimmerglass concertmaster. His playing was... Read more
Jul. 16, 2012
7 PM WKC Members Appreciation Reception It’s both funny andpoignant and audiences “come away with an expanded sense of what it means to be human”—New Paltz Times. For two years, performances of “Too Much Information!” have consistently sold out their... Read more
Jul. 5, 2012
Singer,songwriter, actress, pianist, ukulele player, writer, mimic, satiristNellie McKay has . . .performed Brecht on Broadway; opened for LouReed at Carnegie Hall; sung Woody Allen movie songs at the Hollywood Bowl;duetted with Eartha Kitt and Triumph... Read more
Jul. 5, 2012
With actor/performance artist Lanny Harrison & singer/songwriter Terre RocheSunday, July 15, 10 AM–5 PMThis workshop willexplore how voice, theater, and drawing can join with meditation, producingsurprising creative energy. Lanny and Terre will guide... Read more
Jul. 5, 2012
Opening reception, Friday, July 13, 5–7 PMAbout six yearsago, Ms. Hamilton began making something like “ghosts” of clothes, using afragile archival glassine paper that is translucent. The Closet of Nothing isan installation of these magical creations.... Read more
Jun. 21, 2012
West Africa in West Kortright! Sponsored by FrieslandCampina Domo Friday July 6 - 6–7:30PM Drumming Workshop $10 ($8 with dance admission)7–8PM Picnic Dinner or enjoy a delicious West African Dinner(Pre-paid/$18 to benefit The WKC) “seamlessly blending... Read more
Jun. 12, 2012
Sultry funk, blues & rock under the starsThey’ve left their DelawareCounty hometown nest and are soaring! Within six months of their 2010 debutrelease, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds had opened for the Black Keys,the Neville Brothers,Dr. John,... Read more
Jun. 7, 2012
The West Kortright Centre’s YoungPeople’s Theater Arts Workshops in July still have some slots open for 2012.These workshops (excluding Theater Games) culminate in two fully staged performances of an original piece written by the students for the Into to... Read more
May. 24, 2012
Four Wednesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 275:30 - 7PMThis is yoga for all levels and age groups. Vinyasa Yogais  characterized by a focus on a dynamic connectingposture that creates a flow between the more statictraditional yoga postures. Blocks and straps... Read more
May. 24, 2012
Four alternating TuesdaysJune 12, 26 & July 10, 243-6PM Author and memoir-writing specialist Garnette Arledgewill guide the group in unearthing the facts and impressionsof a lifetime of challenges and change. This workshop is for ages18 and up. The... Read more
May. 24, 2012
(All classes are being held at The Centre)Four Mondays - June 4, 11, 18, 255:30 - 6:30PMThis combo belly dance and Bollywood dance workshop,is geared for anyone, any age, in any shape and any degreeof fitness. Egyptian and Indian music, coin sashes,... Read more
May. 18, 2012
 May 27, Sunday, 8PM7PM, WKC Members Appreciation ReceptionProf. Louie’s upstate ensemble is an oldschool Americana template that  jams out timeless rock, country, blues and New Orleans influenced originals... Read more

Pages