SPEBSQA: Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America (Inc.) If you’ve ever heard a barbershop quartet outside of a high school rendition of Music Man, you’ve probably been exposed to this mouthful of an organization.
Arts & Leisure
NARROWSBURG, NY — Delaware Valley Arts Alliance (DVAA) board chairman Jeffrey Allison, festival founder and curator Tina Spengler and DVAA Executive Director Ariel Shanberg were all present at the opening night party and sold-out first-night film screening at the Big Eddy Film Festival last Friday, September 14.
It’s the 100th birthday of Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America,” and given Berlin’s association with Sullivan County—he had a residence in Lew Beach for several decades starting in 1938—there will be a couple of events in his honor this weekend.
Retrospective in Roscoe
HONESDALE, PA — Enjoy an afternoon of poetry readings and book signings by two local poets, Laurel Radzieski and Daryl Sznyter, at The Cooperage on Sunday, September 23. The event, titled “Feminism Meets Parasitism: A Poetry Reading with Laurel Radzieski & Daryl Sznyter,” will begin at 5 p.m.
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — SUNY Sullivan is partnering with Community Supported Film (CSFilm) to host a “Screen and Discuss Community Conversation” film event featuring short documentaries produced by recent immigrants on Tuesday, September 25 at 2:30 p.m. in the Kaplan Student Union. The event is free.
MINISINK FORD, NY — There will be a reception celebrating art, diversity and the contributions of new arrivals to our lives. The “Plein Air on the Rocks” reception is at Minisink Battleground Park from 1 to 3 p.m. on September 29. Artwork created at the recent “Plein Air on the Rocks” community art event will be on display.
BARRYVILLE, NY —Three singer/songwriters, part of the Sullivan Sings! project, will debut the live versions of their latest original music at Pumpkinfest on Saturday, October 6 at 11 a.m.
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — The Bethel Council of the Arts will present “Captured,” a photography exhibition, from September 22 through October 13. at ArtSpace, 3575 Rte. 55, There will be an opening reception on Saturday, September 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. with music and refreshments.
MILFORD, PA — The lineup for the Milford Readers & Writers Festival on Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30, continues to grow.
PORT JERVIS, NY — The River Valley Artists Guild will present its fall show, “Autumn Spectacular!,” from October 1 to November 26. The show celebrates visual beauty of autumn found in Orange County in a variety of mediums. Art will be on view at four venues.