Category: Arts & Entertainment

Susan Eley Fine Art Exhibition: “Form Undone” Works by Josh Meillier & Carlos Puyol. Opening Reception Feb 24


Susan Eley Fine Art is pleased to present an exhibition of recent works by Josh Meillier and Carlos Puyol at its Upstate Gallery. Entitled Form Undone, this two-person exhibition will be on view at SEFA Hudson from February 23 through April 9, 2023. There will be an opening reception to celebrate the artists on Friday, February 24th from 5 to 7PM.

Before “form” can be “undone,” form has to be mastered—before compositions can be interrupted, before materials can merge, before layers can be unraveled, before color can be exploded, before grids can be fractured, before borders can be broken. The artist must have a mastery of all such aesthetics and techniques in order to move beyond them, to create beyond them.

In Form Undone, the paintings of Josh Meillier and Carlos Puyol exemplify these skills. The artists have mastered a number of painting approaches—from sewing their works together into canvas amalgamations, to taping the backgrounds of their pieces to obtain precise lines, to appropriating photographic source materials.

The exhibition at SEFA Hudson will pair the largely monochromatic works of Meillier with the colorful abstractions of Puyol. Both artists can fall into the larger category of “abstraction,” yet their methodologies and influences are unique. Meillier’s often minimalistic black and white geometries will mingle with Puyol’s colorful acrylic paintings that encapsulate every hue of the rainbow. Both artists embrace a mixed-media approach and play with negative spaces within their compositions.

SEFA Hudson is open Thursday – Monday from 11AM – 5PM.

For inquiries or to schedule an appointment outside of gallery hours, please contact

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Vosburgh Brewing Company Sunday Sessions: Andrew Jordan, Jan 29

Join Vosburgh Brewing Company in Elizaville, for Sunday Sessions with great Live Music, Craft Beer, Cider & Wine. This Sunday, live music performed by Andrew Jordan. 

Loops and grooves abound! Andrew Jordan’s unique arrangements of classic funk and soul tunes make for a very entertaining live performance. Expect to hear live looping, drum emulation, skillful guitar solos, well known favorites, tasty b-sides, and jazz infused originals.

No cover

DATE/TIME: Sunday, January 29, 2023 / 2 – 5pm (Barn opens at noon)

LOCATION: Vosburgh Brewing Company 
1065 County Route 19 
Elizaville, NY 12523


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Tea Time at Roeliff Jansen Library

Roeliff Jansen Library presents a new monthly tea time social event. Every fourth Thursday, Library Associate Fran Colombo will host a special tea time featuring guided conversation, crafts, special guests, and local tea and coffee options provided by the Library. Who couldn’t use a little tea and conversation in the new year?

Each month’s gathering will have a different theme; listen, discuss, and enjoy a cup of tea (or coffee if that’s your preference!), and sometimes a fun activity. There will also be plenty of time to chat, get to know your neighbors, and wind down. No registration required. For the first meeting, we will be joined by Noel Fair, a tax advisor, to discuss tax season, finances, and other New Year topics.

DATE/TIME: Thursday, January 26, 2023 / 2:30 – 3:30pm

LOCATION: Roeliff Jansen Community Library
9091 Rt 22
PO Box 669
Hillsdale, NY 12529


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Ghent Playhouse Presents, Invitation to a March

The Ghent Playhouse presents, ‘Invitation to a March’, running weekends in February, 2023.

While brimming with expectations of married life, the approaching reality puts a young bride-to-be to sleep whenever she’s around her rich, responsible fiance. With overtones of a famous fairytale, it is when kissed passionately by an unshackled unambitious plumber, that she awakens to the possibility of adventure, igniting a battle between the two families and two of the permanent residents who become entangled in their lives.

Written by Arthur Laurents and Directed by J. Peter Bergman.

Please Note: Masks must we worn at all times while inside the theater 

DATES/TIMES: February 3-5, 10-12, 17-19 / 2023
Friday & Saturday performances – 7:30pm
Sunday matinee performances – 2pm

TICKETS: $12 – $28
General $28.00
Members of The Ghent Playhouse $23.00
Student $12.00

To purchase, visit BUY TICKETS

LOCATIONThe Ghent Playhouse
6 Town Hall Place
Ghent, NY



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Two Of Us Productions Presents The Sound of Murder, Jan 13

The Two Of Us Productions, presents The Sounds of Murder, a dinner theater production on Friday, January 13th. 

The CKGR Radio Playhouse Of The Air is coming to Copake Falls NY., broadcasting live from the tasty buffet room at Our Lady Of Hope Parish. If this show doesn’t go well the station will go out of business. It certainly doesn’t help that the station owner’s daughter is trying to sabotage the show! The radio mystery becomes too real when someone actually kicks the bucket.

This murder mystery is sure to please, with suspense, love, strange noises, and a cast of wacky characters including: producer Frederika Farnsworth, dramatic radio actors Gilbert De Bernaise & Vivian Fredricksberg, novice actor Shelly Stalling, the station owner’s daughter Roberta, and Foley artist “Foley” Roberts. You’ll always remember THE SOUND OF MURDER.

The Sound Of Murder on Friday the 13th will be performed live and in-person on Friday January 13th, 2023. A buffet dinner is included with the show. The doors open at 5:00 pm for salad & fellowship. The show begins at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a great night out to beat the winter blues and support Our Lady of Hope Parish.

The Two Of Us Productions is well known throughout the Hudson Valley for presenting quality theater, both musicals and dramas. Their recent productions of Sweeney Todd, Cabaret, Young Frankenstein, Deathtrap, Chicago, Les Miserables, next to normal, Mamma Mia! and Jesus Christ Superstar were all recognized by the Theatre Association of NYS with multiple awards, including outstanding work by the company outstanding performance by the orchestra. Reviews of their recent virtual live-staged readings of three Arthur Miller scripts; All My Sons, Broken Glass, and an adaption of An Enemy Of The People will appear in upcoming editions of The Arthur Miller Journal.

DATES/TIMES: Friday January 13th, 2023 / 5pm

Order your tickets by emailing Mary at or calling her at (518) 755-9763.

LOCATION: Our Lady Of Hope Parish
8074 State Route 22
Copake Falls, NY


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