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Spark of Hudson Presents Virtual Panel: Around The Table – a Discussion on Food and Accessibility, Apr 22

The Spark of Hudson is pleased to present a virtual panel on Thursday, April 22nd at 6pm (Earth Day) around food insecurity, access and mutual aid featuring regionally based food experts. This program is presented as part of The Spark of Hudson’s programming that aims to tackle conversations around the climate crisis

Around The Table is a comprehensive panel addressing addressing concerns over food insecurity and access featuring Sky High Farm, Hudson Community Free Fridge, City of Hudson Youth Center, Columbia County Sanctuary Movement, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture and La Morada Mutual Aid Kitchen amongst others to be presented on Earth day, Thursday, April 22 at 6pm by The Spark of Hudson via YouTube livestream. (link below)

Around The Table – A discussion on Food and Access will be moderated by Alexina Carther of NYC Food Policy, this panel discussion will bring together farmers, producers, policy advocates, chefs, food based nonprofits and mutual aid workers to discuss how we can build more resilient supply chains to feed the food insecure in the town of Hudson, New York. Around The Table, aims to provoke discussion and ideas with a tangible application, to quickly mobilise food producers and the Hudson community to get fresh food to the food insecure. To foster connections between changemakers and advocates in Hudson, NY, with those already working in this space to build a collaborative network of support.

PANEL PARTICIPANTS

Alexina Cather- NYC Food Policy, Moderator
Ora Wise – Sky High Farm
Nick Zachos – Director at City of Hudson Department of Youth;
Bryan MacCormack, Columbia County Sanctuary Movement
Lauren Schaffer, Hudson Community Free Fridge
Jason Grauer – Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture;
Fabrizio Facchini – Italians feed America
Yajaira Saavedra- La Morada Mutual Aid Kitchen
Laurie Freyer- Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

The Spark of Hudson is an innovative, community learning center launching in Hudson, NY. A model for education and community development, The Spark is dedicated to supporting individuals from all corners of Hudson and beyond to learn, teach and grow. Founded by Susan Danziger and Albert Wenger, The Spark has recently spearheaded and supported a number of community initiatives in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

DATE/TIME: Thursday, April 22, 2021 /  6pm – 7pm

LOCATION: Livestream via youtube.com

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Window On Hudson Presents Jeannie LoVullo “Celestial Existence”


Window On Hudson
presents Jeannie LoVullo “Celestial Existence” on display now through May 3, 2021. Jeannie LoVullo has created her largest, most complex paintings to date for this multi-dimensional and energetic exhibition. At the center of the installation are several intricately painted three foot mandalas, each bursting with patterns, color and texture. These large discs are suspended above a variety of other equally detailed canvases and painted objects.

LoVullo explains, “With my art I try to express positivity. I want to create a world of vibrant colors and fantasy. When I paint within a circle the viewer can not find a beginning or an end. There is only a continuous image reminding us that everything in life is connected. I fill the paintings with intricate details in order to remind us that life is full of many little moments. Unless you take the time to look closely at these details, these moments, they may go unnoticed. I paint every day, striving to share my vision of a world full of love, passion, whimsy, depth, beauty,
honesty, and laughter.”

Jeannie LoVullo was born and raised in Ghent, NY. She began drawing portraits at an early age and soon moved onto experimenting with pastels and charcoal. After highschool she took a course at Columbia Greene Community College in the hopes of learning new artistic techniques. Instead, she helped the other members of the class improve their skills. More self-guided education followed as she began taking jobs painting signs and wall murals for local businesses. This experience sparked the interest in her preferred medium: acrylics. The rich colors and fast
drying time invited her to paint daily.

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Now, LoVullo spends most of her time striving to express positivity in her paintings with whimsy and vibrant colors. Her paintings are usually not planned out in advance. Instead, she prefers to let the creativity flow freely. She works daily in her home studio with the support of her husband Jason, son Alex, and dogs, Mocha, Little Moo, and Daisy.

Window On Hudson is two large storefront windows located at 43 South Third Street, in Hudson, NY. The windows are prominently visible 24/7 to all citizens and visitors of the City of Hudson traveling south on NY-9G. Window On Hudson offers storefront window exhibition space for artists of all mediums who are in Hudson and the Hudson Valley. Window On Hudson is committed to providing a platform for established and developing artists to display their work, of all mediums, while also offering professional development opportunities for emerging artists. Window On Hudson exhibits a new artist on a monthly basis. Artists interested in submitting their work may do so by emailing submissions@windowonhudson.org or visiting the website http://www.WindowOnHudson.org. 

DATES/TIMES: March 31 – May 3, 2021 / visible 24/7

LOCATION: 43 South Third Street, Hudson NY 12534

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Club Helsinki’s Wish You Were Hear Series: ‘Jazzy Lunar Madness’, Apr 24

Club Helsinki Hudson’s 7th episode in the Wish You Were Hear series, ‘Jazzy Lunar Madness’, will feature the dark humor of the Dust Bowl Faeries duet with special guest jazz pianist extraordinaire Chuck Lamb. Together they will present a dreamy salute to that illuminating doyenne of the night sky. Dust Bowl Faeries enchants and amuses with dark cabaret songs on accordion, guitar and musical saw. Chuck will be performing a rare solo set. WYWH is produced by Experiential Design Artist Corey Aldrich and will broadcast LIVE from the Club Helsinki stage. Tickets are available on a donation basis to support the musicians in these difficult times of ongoing closure.
DATE/TIME: Saturday, April 24, 2021 / 8pm LOCATION: Streaming via private YouTube link, which is emailed to guests when they register for tickets. TICKETS: Free, donations appreciated Register at https://helsinkihudson.ticketfly.com/e/wish-you-were-hear-v-135043640163/ MORE: HelsinkiHudson.com facebook.com/helsinkihudson instagram.com/helsinkihudson

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Virtual Listening Party: Teach Us, a Listening Party and Community Conversation about Education, Community, Care, and Covid

Join Oral History Summer School and the Hudson Area Library  for a virtual interactive listening party with conversation celebrating educators as they respond to their extraordinary experiences of teaching in the age of Covid-19.

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The evening begins with audio excerpts from the Education Narratives Project, an oral history project initiated by Oral History Summer School in June 2020. Over the last nine months, educators have been interviewed by ENP interviewers every two-three months, covering subjects including but not limited to: remote learning, illness, progressive education, trauma, disability rights, Black Lives Matter, vaccines, and the future of education.

The evening honors these educators and brings to the forefront crucial issues in education today. How does this unique educational history shine a light on larger questions about the roles and rights of children and educators in our society, the difference between education and childcare and ameliorative uses of technology? What has been destroyed and what do we wish to create in its place?

This event was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services Accelerating Promising Practice for Small Libraries grant.

DATE/TIME: Thursday, April 8, 2021 / 7 – 8:30pm

LOCATION/REGISTRATION: Online via Zoom
For Zoom registration link contact Brenda Shufelt at 518-828-1792 x106 or brenda.shufelt@hudsonarealibrary.org.

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Club Helsinki’s Wish You Were Hear Series: Beware the Ides of March, Mar 20

Club Helsinki Hudson’s 6th episode in the Wish You Were Hear Series, ‘Beware the Ides of March’, will feature the of dark humor of the Dust Bowl Faeries duet with special guest Scottish balladeer Lorkin O’Reilly. Together they present a sardonic salute to the one year anniversary of the closure of live music venues across New York, and the world.

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Dust Bowl Faeries enchants and amuses with dark cabaret songs on accordion, guitar and musical saw. O’Reilly will envelop you in a tapestry of exquisitely executed indie folk-rock ballads. The show is produced by Experiential Design Artist Corey Aldrich and will broadcast LIVE from the Club Helsinki stage in historic Hudson, New York.

Tickets are available on a donation basis to support the musicians in these difficult times of ongoing closure.

The show begins at 8:00pm, streaming from a private YouTube link, which is emailed to guests when they register for tickets.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, March 20, 2021 / 8pm

LOCATION: Streaming via YouTube

TICKETS: Free, donations appreciated
Register at https://helsinkihudson.ticketfly.com/e/wish-you-were-hear-v-135043640163/

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