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‘Attica’ Free Screening & Discussion at the Crandell Theatre, Jan 30

The Crandell Theatre presents the riveting 2021 documentary Attica by Emmy® winning director Stanley Nelson and co-director Traci Curry, about the 1971 uprising at the Attica Correctional Facility. The screening is followed by a post-film discussion with Daniel L. Meyers, the attorney who litigated the “Attica Massacre” for over 25 years, his step-son Jared Reinmuth, an author and co-writer of the graphic memoir, Big Black: Stand at Attica, Jose Pineda III, the executive director of After Incarceration, a Hudson Valley-based restorative justice nonprofit project, and Laurie Scott, director of ReEntry Columbia.

Attica was nominated for three Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards including Best Historical or Biographical Documentary, Best Documentary Feature, and Best Director. It was also named Official Selection at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival.

The film chronicles the infamous 1971 prison rebellion, one of the bloodiest civil rights confrontations in American history, which was initiated by prisoners demanding better living conditions. The uprising lasted for five days and left 39 people dead. The documentary is an unnervingly vivid investigation that sheds new light on the enduring violence and racism of the prison system. Survivors, observers, and expert government officials recount the violent five-day standoff between mostly Black and Latino inmates and law enforcement that gripped America then, and the film highlights the urgent, ongoing need for reform 50 years later. The panel discussion will further elaborate on the film, the historic event, and the current state of prison reform from multiple perspectives.

View the trailer here

All attendees must show proof of vaccination and wear masks.
Seating is limited, please reserve your ticket in advance.

Runtime: 120 Minutes
Genre: Documentary

DATES/TIMES: Sunday, January 30, 2022 / 1pm

Reserve Online

LOCATION: The Crandell Theatre
48 Main Street
Chatham, NY 12037


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Free First Weekend Wanderings at Olana, Feb 5

Kickstart your month outdoors with Olana’s Free First Weekend Wanderings. Learn more about Olana and its artist-designed landscape during hour long walking tours beginning at the Wagon House Education Center at the historic farm complex. Each tour will cover a different portion of Olana’s 250-acre landscape and 5 miles of carriage roads. This gentle walk will cover about 1 mile; please wear weather-appropriate apparel and comfortable footwear.

DATE/TIME: Saturday February 5, 2022 / 12pm – 1pm

5720 New York 9G
Hudson, NY 12534

Limited capacity; Advance registration required. Click Here to register Online

For more information, please contact education@olana.org or call (518) 751-6938.

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Co Co Libraries Assoc. & NY Historical Society Virtual Presentation: Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The New York Historical Society honors the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg with an expansive and engaging look at the justice’s life and work, highlighting her ceaseless efforts to protect civil rights and foster equal opportunity for all Americans.

This is the next in a series of Virtual Presentations by the New York Historical Society, brought to you in partnership with the Columbia County Libraries Association.

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, January 19, 2022 / 6pm

Please contact a Columbia County library to register and receive login instructions


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Old Klaverack Brewery Christmas Crafters Market, Dec 18

Old Klaverack Brewery presents a Christmas Crafters Market on Saturday, December 18. Grab your favorite beer, heat up with a delicious wood-fired pizza, and get some phenomenal, hand crafted, local gifts that will be the perfect pieces for anyone on your Christmas list.

DATE/TIMESaturday, December 18, 2021 / 1pm – 4pm

350 Fairview Ave.,
Hudson NY, 12534



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Chatham Winterfest 2021, Dec 11

Chatham’s Annual Winterfest is Saturday, December 11, 11am – 4pm.

Shop and restaurant owners are gearing up for another festive holiday weekend. Storefronts and display windows are being decorated and plans are underway for special events, activities and holidays sales. 

Noon-2:00pm Santa and Mrs. Claus
Kids can visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Beach and Bartolo Realtors, located at 34 Main Street.

1:00pm Elf at the Crandell
The Crandell Theatre will be showing the holiday classic Elf. Admission is $5.00. Proof of vaccination is required. Concession stand with popcorn will be open!

DATE/TIME:IMG_8566 Saturday, December 11, 2021 / 11am – 4pm

LOCATIONThe Village of Chatham, NY




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