Ulster Festival of Dance

2017-03-09_12-03-57Ulster 34th Annual Festival of Dance at UPAC in Kingston

March 25 @ 8:00 pm10:00 pm

An exciting celebration of dance, with performances featuring various styles of dance and top notch dance companies, showcasing choreographers and dancers. Produced by the Ulster Ballet Company. 8 p.m. Tickets: $25 adults, $22 seniors and UPAC/Bardavon members, $18 children 12 and under and groups of 10 or more. UPAC, 601 Broadway, Kingston. Box Office: 339-6088; upac.org; Ticketmaster: 800-745-3000; ticketmaster.com


Save the Date: Italian Fest Edition


The Ulster County Italian American Foundation is presenting the 9th Annual Italian Festival on the Kingston Waterfront Sunday October 9th 11am-7pm.

At this free admission Festival, there will be a large variety of Italian foods, beverages, products, music and family fun! The Foundation is a new 501c(3) not for profit organization, established in July 2015, whose mission is to promote, preserve and celebrate the Italian heritage and culture in Ulster County and beyond.

At the Opening Ceremony the Italian American Foundation will recognize the Italian Signora and Signore of the Year given to recipients based on their community service and selfless volunteering to assist those in need throughout the Ulster County Region. Also, the reigning Miss Italy NY will be present to meet and greet festival goers.

The proceeds from the Italian American Festival will be used to establish the UCIAF Scholarship Fund for graduating Italian American High School seniors in Ulster County who exemplify the values and vision of the Foundation in their community.

If you are interested in becoming a vendor for the upcoming Italian American Festival, please download and return this form.

Hudson Valley Bachfest 2016

2016-05-11_13-28-06The Hudson Valley Society for Music
presents the 17th annual
Hudson Valley BachFest
June 19, 25 & 26, 2016

The Hudson Valley BachFest is an annual multi-weekend marathon of five concerts and multiple church services celebrating the music of Johann Sebastian Bach.  The festival takes place in three Hudson Valley locations: Dutchess, Orange and Ulster counties.

Christine Howlett will serve as Choral Conductor and Edward Lundergan will serve as Orchestra Conductor.

Highlights will include a “Young Performer’s Concert”, and evening of chamber music including BWV 208, the “Hunting Cantata“.  The “Main Event” will feature several of Bach’s larger choral and orchestral works.

For a comprehensive listing of Bach’s cantatas and other vocal works, including texts, translations, scores, articles and performers, click here.