Arts & Leisure

Summer reading program

MONTICELLO, NY — The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library’s summer reading program offers a variety of activities for kids, tweens and teens this summer. Sign-ups are in progress and activities will start Monday, July 2.

TRR photos by Jonathan Charles Fox

Monticello’s  YO1 Luxury Nature Cure destination boasts stunning interiors as well as gorgeous vistas. This “living wall” is fed by mist, and is featured in one of the many common areas throughout the expansive retreat

How do you spell relief?

First name Amanda, last name Reed. And boy oh boy, do I owe her one.

the talented cast of "Million Dollar Quartet" rocks the Forestburgh Playhouse through July 1

One for the Money, Two for the Show

What did Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and “newcomer” Jerry Lee Lewis all have in common during the late 1950’s?  Sun Records—where producer Sam Phillips fostered their careers when they were still fledgling performers, before the gold records, screaming fans and fame took its toll on their lives.

TRR photo by Rodney Harder

Reclaiming the riverbanks

Most fishermen know where Cooks Falls is. Take New York 17 West past Roscoe, where it starts crisscrossing the Beaverkill River, then take the first exit, 93. The town’s inhabitants live mostly along the banks of the Beaverkill. There is no gas station or diner, and they no longer have a post office.

TRR photos by Jonathan Charles Fox

Liane Zielinski, left, and Rebecca Simon were two of the larger-than-life “Steel Magnolias” on stage last week at the Forestburgh Playhouse, but alas... they’re already gone.

Mad dogs and Englishmen…

Today’s title above is a somewhat esoteric reference to an old Noel Coward song that I’m fairly sure is no longer considered PC—so I won’t include any of the lyrics here (“Use the Google!” as Mom would yell); suffice it to say that the song refers to blistering heat, which caused the mercury to rise in the Upper Delaware River region over the la

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Milford’s ubiquitous ukulele songstress, Veronica Fernandez will open the show in the park at the Milford Music Festival on Sunday, June 24 with songs from her first EP, “Thoughts.” You can also see her perform at Lacquered Nail Bar and Jive Bar & Lounge on Saturday. 

Milford Music Festival

MILFORD, PA — The 2018 Milford Music Festival takes place Friday through Sunday this weekend, featuring free musical performances all over town. The event was first established in 2002 as the Milford Jazz Festival, but has since expanded, and you are now just as likely to find blues, rock and pop playing as traditional jazz.

Contra dance at The Cooperage

HONESDALE, PA — The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., hosts a contra dance monthly between April and December, and the next one will be held on Saturday, June 30. There will be live music by Jeanne Wassman, Judy Trudgen and Donna Lee Gregor. Caller Laurie B. will do a beginner lesson starting at 7:15 p.m., and the dancing will start at 7:30 p.m.

‘Much Ado About Nothing’

HONESDALE, PA — The Shakespeare on Film Series features “Much Ado About Nothing” on Thursday, June 28 at 7 p.m. Dr. Robert Dugan will introduce the play with a brief background and orientation. After the screening, there will be an opportunity for impressions and sharing.



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