Calendar

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Geer Village: The Berkshire Sings Men’s Chorus in Concert. Hollenbeck Room 7 p.m. 77 South Canaan Road, Canaan, CT. (860) 824-2625;  www.geercares.org.    
  Basilica Hudson: Film Screening. Dusty Stacks of Mom: The Poster Project. Interweaving forms of personal filmmaking, abstract animation, and rock opera, Dusty Stacks of Mom is an animated musical documentary that examines the rise and fall of a nearly-defunct poster and postcard wholesale business. Q & A with filmmaker Jodies Mack; 8pm, Admission $5-10.  

Friday, August 29, 2014

Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck: Jazz Weekend. Friday, August 29, and Saturday, August 30: John Esposito Sextet, 8 p.m.; Sunday, August 31: David Temple and Friends, 3 p.m. $20. 661 Route 308. (845) 876-3080.
Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck: Jazz Weekend. Friday, August 29, and Saturday, August 30: John Esposito Sextet, 8 p.m.; Sunday, August 31: David Temple and Friends, 3 p.m. $20. 661 Route 308. (845) 876-3080.
La Puerta Azul: Live music with Odessy Dawne (Pat Mann). Call for times. 2510 U.S. Route 44, Salt Point. (845) 677-2985; www.lapuertaazul.com.
Boscobel: Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival: Shakespeare’s Two Gentlemen of Verona, directed by Eric Tucker; Revelers.  8 p.m. Prices at website. 1601 Route 9D, Garrison. (845) 265-3638; hvshakespeare.org.
Oblong Books and Music, Rhinebeck: Author event: Jesse A. Saperstein: "Getting a Life with Aspergers." 7 p.m. 6422 Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck. (845) 876-0500.
Sherman Chamber Ensemble: Chamber music concert: works by C. P. E. Bach, Tchaikovsky, and Eliot Bailen, with Jill Levy and Ming Hsin, violin; Sarah Adams and Mary Hammann, viola; Eliot Bailen and Lindy Clarke, cello; and Susan Rotholz, flute. 8 p.m. $30; student/senior, $25 student/senior. St. Andrew's Church, 1 North Main Street, Kent, CT. (860) 355-5930.               
Tapping Reeve House, Litchfield: Forgotten Drinks of Colonial New England: a lecture and guided tasting, with author Corin Hirsch. Colonial music accompaniment by Tom Hooker Hanford. Reception follows featuring historic cocktails and refreshments. $25. Sponsored by the Litchfield Historical Society. 82 South Street, Litchfield, CT. (860) 567-4501.    

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck: Jazz Weekend. Friday, August 29, and Saturday, August 30: John Esposito Sextet, 8 p.m.; Sunday, August 31: David Temple and Friends, 3 p.m. $20. 661 Route 308. (845) 876-3080.
La Puerta Azul: Live music with Lick the Toad. 8 p.m.–11 p.m. 2510 U.S. Route 44, Salt Point. (845) 677-2985; www.lapuertaazul.com.                                                         
Millbrook Arts Group: Chain Gang,“classic rock tribute band.” 7 p.m. Millbrook Band Shell; rain location, the Camp building at the town pool, Route 44. 3327 Franklin Avenue, Millbrook.
Moviehouse, Millerton: Exhibit: Paintings by Patty Mullins: Reconstructing Memory. Through November. Opening reception, 5 p.m.–7 p.m. Gallery Café. 48 Main Street. (518) 789-0022.
NorthEast-Millerton Library: Fourteenth Colony Pop-up Art Show. 12 p.m.–5 p.m. 75 Main Street, Millerton. (518) 789-3340.
NorthEast-Millerton Library: Music in the Annex: Trio Candela: traditional, folkloric Latin music from Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Central and South America plus original creations,  played on guitar, conga, vocals, maraca, guiro, shekere, and cajon. 7:30 p.m. Library Annex entrance: 28 Century Blvd., Millerton. (518) 789-3340.      
Music Mountain: The Shanghai String Quartet plays music by Beethoven and Verdi. 6:30 p.m. $30; $27 in advance. Falls Village, CT. (860) 824-7126; musicmountain.org.    
Vendors are wanted for the 56th Annual Stanford Community Day Flea Market on Saturday, September 13, 2014, on the Stanford Grange Lawn, 6043 Route 82, Stanfordville, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  A 15' x 15' space is $20.  Reservations are due by September 5th.  For a space application, contact Margaret Plantier at (845) 868-7508.
Boscobel: Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival: Shakespeare’s Othello, directed by Christopher V. Edwards; Closing Party; Revelers. 8 p.m. Prices at website. 1601 Route 9D, Garrison. (845) 265-3638; hvshakespeare.org.
Goshen Agricultural Fair: Rhythm and Blues concert with the Apricot Brandy R&B band, followed by fireworks. 7 p.m. $9; children under 12, free. 116 Old Middle Street, Goshen, CT. (860) 491-3655.
Kaatsbaan: BALLETNEXT: Summer Choreographic Workshop, with Michele Wiles. 7:30 p.m. $30; children and student rush (ID required), $10. Kaatsbaan Road, Tivoli. (845) 757-5106; www.kaatsbaan.org.