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Olana hosts lec­ture, book sign­ing on Oct. 15

WHAT: Lec­ture and book sign­ing

WHEN: Oct. 15 from 3 to 5

p.m. WHERE: Vis­i­tor Cen­ter at Olana State His­toric Site, 5720 state Route 9G, Hud­son

DE­TAILS: Olana will host an il­lus­trated lec­ture and book sign­ing with Jen­nifer Raab, au­thor of “Fred­eric Church: The Art and Sci­ence of De­tail.” An as­sis­tant pro­fes­sor of the his­tory of art at Yale Univer­sity, Raab spent many months re­search­ing at Olana while writ­ing the book. She worked closely with Olana’s cu­ra­to­rial de­part­ment and has a re­mark­able and ex­cit­ing set of ob­ser­va­tions to share about the links be­tween art and sci­ence in the 19th cen­tury, specif­i­cally fo­cus­ing on Church’s can­vases and land­scape. Fol­low­ing the lec­ture, Raab will host a ques­tion-an­dan­swer ses­sion, fol­lowed by a book sign­ing and sim­ple re­cep­tion. Par­tic­i­pants in­ter­ested in one last visit to the Sharp Fam­ily Gallery, be­fore the ex­hi­bi­tion “Cap­tur­ing the Cos­mos: Fred­eric Church Paint­ing Hum­boldt’s Vi­sion of Na­ture” closes for the sea­son, are in­vited to reg­is­ter for an ad­di­tional twi­light tour in­side the Main House at Olana led by Raab. The event is ap­pro­pri­ate for those ages 12 and older. The lec­ture is $10 for mem­bers $10 and $15 for non-mem­bers. The Twi­light House and Gallery Tour is $40 for mem­bers and $60 for non­mem­bers (in ad­di­tion to the lec­ture fee).

CON­TACT: Visit olana.org/ ed­u­ca­tion/pub­licpro­grams for reser­va­tions and to buy tick­ets.

‘Alice-in-Won­der­land Follies’ at Kaats­baan on Oct. 15

WHAT: New York The­atre Bal­let’s “Alice-in-Won­der­land Follies” WHEN: Oct. 15 at 11 a.m. WHERE: Kaats­baan In­ter­na­tional Dance Cen­ter, 33 Kaats­baan Road, Tivoli

DE­TAILS: “Alice-in-Won­der­land Follies” is “a bal­let vaudeville” that com­bines many dif­fer­ent styles of dance and mu­sic from turnof-the-cen­tury vaudeville houses. New York The­atre Bal­let has com­bined these el­e­ments to cre­ate a turnof-the-cen­tury “romp” — com­plete with cos­tumes that cre­ate the char­ac­ters, scenery and lively mu­sic. All of these cap­ture the mood of mys­te­ri­ous Won­der­land, where noth­ing hap­pens as you might ex­pect. Tick­ets prices are $10, $5 for chil­dren.

CON­TACT: Call (845) 7575106, ext. 2, or visit kaats­baan.org for tick­ets or more in­for­ma­tion. In­for­ma­tion is also avail­able on Kaats­baan’s Face­book page.

Li­brary presents ‘Leg­end of Sleepy Hol­low’

WHAT: “The Leg­end of Sleepy Hol­low” WHEN: Oct. 15 at 10:30 a.m. WHERE: Kingston Li­brary, 55 Franklin St., Kingston DE­TAILS: The li­brary, as part of its Su­per Satur­days Per­for­mance Se­ries, will present sto­ry­teller Jonathan Kruk’s per­for­mance of “The Leg­end of Sleepy Hol­low.” Be­gin your Hal­loween sea­son with dy­namic Kruk’s dra­matic per­for­mance of this Hud­son Val­ley story from Wash­ing­ton Irv­ing and fea­tur­ing the Head­less Horse­man, Ich­a­bod Crane, Brom Bones and Ka­t­rina Van Tas­sel. The show is for ages 7 and up. Ad­mis­sion is free.

CON­TACT: Call the li­brary at (845) 331-0507, ext. 7, or visit kingston­li­brary.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

Prometheus Brass per­forms Oct. 23 in Sauger­ties

WHAT: Prometheus Brass in con­cert WHEN: Oct. 23 at 3 p.m.

WHERE: Sauger­ties United Methodist Church, 67 Wash­ing­ton Ave., Sauger­ties

DE­TAILS: Prometheus Band, fea­tur­ing four en­gag­ing horn play­ers, will per­form as part of the Sauger­ties Pro Mu­sica Con­cert Se­ries. The band’s pro­gram, ti­tled “Sa­lut! to Ok­to­ber­Fest,” is a rous­ing salute to the sea­son and the Ger­manic tra­di­tion of brass band cel­e­bra­tions. Com­po­si­tions will in­clude clas­si­cal as well as con­tem­po­rary and tra­di­tional pieces com­posed by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and even Scott Jo­plin. Ad­mis­sion is $12 for adults and $10 for seniors. Ad­mis­sion for students is free.

CON­TACT: Call (845) 6795733 or visit sauger­tiespro­mu­sica.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

HD pre­sen­ta­tion of ‘Don Gio­vanni’ at Bar­davon

WHAT: The Met: Live in HD pre­sen­ta­tion of “Don Gio­vanni” WHEN: Oct. 22 at 1 p.m.

WHERE: The Bar­davon, 35 Mar­ket St., Pough­keep­sie

DE­TAILS: The Bar­davon be­gins The Met: Live in HD 2016-17 sea­son with “Don Gio­vanni.” Si­mon Keenly­side makes his Met role de­but as the un­re­pen­tant se­ducer in Tony Award win­ner Michael Grandage’s stag­ing of Mozart’s master­piece. Met Prin­ci­pal Con­duc­tor Fabio Luisi leads a cast that in­cludes Hi­bla Gerz­mava as Donna Anna, Malin Bys­tröm as Donna Elvira, Ser­ena Malfi as Zer­lina, Adam Pla­chetka as Le­porello, Matthew Rose as Masetto, Kwangchul Youn as the Com­menda­tore and Rolando Vil­lazón in his Live in HD de­but as Don Ot­tavio. Thirty min­utes be­fore cur­tain time, Les­lie Ger­ber, a mu­sic teacher at Marist College’s Cen­ter for Life­time Stud­ies and au­thor of all Hud­son Val­ley Phil­har­monic play­bill liner notes, will give a talk. Ad­mis­sion is $28, $26 for Bar­davon mem­bers and $20 for chil­dren ages 12 and un­der.

CON­TACT: Tick­ets are avail­able at the Bar­davon box of­fice or by call­ing (845) 473-2072. They are also avail­able at the Ul­ster Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter box of­fice, 601 Broad­way, Kingston, or by call­ing (845) 339-6088. In ad­di­tion, they are avail­able by vis­it­ing tick­et­mas­ter.com or by call­ing (800) 745-3000.

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