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‘Gone Postal: The Doc­u­men­tary’ at Rosendale Theatre

WHAT: Screen­ing of “Gone Postal: The Doc­u­men­tary” WHEN: Nov. 22 at 7:15 p.m. WHERE: Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St., Rosendale

DE­TAILS: The Artist’s New Work Fo­rum at the theatre presents the doc­u­men­tary “Gone Postal: The Doc­u­men­tary.” The film weaves di­rec­tor Jay Galione’s own fa­ther’s story, He was a ca­reer postal clerk and union shop ste­ward who faced re­tal­i­a­tion through­out his ca­reer. The film in­cludes sto­ries of postal work­ers na­tion­wide who are ha­rassed, threat­ened and fired for stand­ing up for them­selves and their fel­low em­ploy­ees. A ques­tion-an­dan­swer ses­sion will fol­low the film. Ad­mis­sion is free.

CON­TACT: Call (845) 658-8989 or visit rosendalethe­atre.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

Snowflake Fes­ti­val in Up­town Kingston on Dec. 2

WHAT: Snowflake Fes­ti­val WHEN: Dec. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. WHERE: Stock­ade Busi­ness Dis­trict in Up­town Kingston

DE­TAILS: The Kingston Up­town Busi­ness As­so­ci­a­tion presents the an­nual Snowflake Fes­ti­val. The events gets un­der­way with Santa Claus ar­riv­ing on a fire truck to light the tree at Wall and North Front streets at 6 p.m. The fes­ti­val’s main stage, also at Wall and North Front streets, will have free per­for­mances from Mu­sic To­gether, CCE’s En­ergy & Pook, the John A. Cole­man Catholic High School Cho­rus, the Kingston High School Brass Band, Ukraine Dancers, a ma­gi­cian and a bike raf­fle. Through­out the cel­e­bra­tion, in other parts of the Stock­ade Dis­trict, en­joy “The Ice-Man” as he cre­ates a mag­nif­i­cent snowflake dis­play with danc­ing lights and mu­sic, Mrs. Claus will per­forms her hol­i­day magic show with pup­pets and “The HeatMizer” will jug­gle fire. In ad­di­tion, de­light in Vic­to­rian Carol­ers as they stroll the streets fill­ing the air with mu­sic and hol­i­day spirit.

CON­TACT: Visit face­book. com/ Kingston Up town Busi­ness As­so­ci­a­tion or send an email to John Perry at sig­fitk­ingston@gmail.com for more in­for­ma­tion.

Po­etry se­ries event in Kingston on Nov. 10

WHAT: Word of Mouth Po­etry Se­ries event

WHENL Nov. 10 at 7:30


WHERE: Art­bar Gallery, 675 Broad­way, Kingston

DE­TAILS: The Word of Mouth Po­etry Se­ries will fea­ture Mar­i­anna Bon­cek and Dave Kime. Bon­cek is an English teacher, au­thor and poet. She has a par­tic­u­larly keen in­ter­est in “lost” lo­cal his­tory. Her two books, “Gone Miss­ing in New York” and “The Spooky Hud­son Valley,” were pub­lished by Schif­fer publi­ca­tions. Her po­ems have ap­peared in The Way­wanda Re­view, The River Re­porter, Home Planet News and Lifeblood. She is a mem­ber of The Goat Hill po­ets. Kime is a U.S. Army veteran who be­lieves that the true path to free­dom stems from ac­tivism and stand­ing up against cor­po­rate power, and not send­ing armies to in­vade and ma­nip­u­late the world’s poor. He has been read­ing po­etry since 1992, hav­ing read at anti-war ral­lies. He honed a lot of his work at Rip’s Café in Sauger­ties and would later run a suc­cess­ful open read­ing called Free­dom Of Speech on Par­ti­tion Street for two years. He is the au­thor of the chap book “Oblique” and is cur­rently a trus­tee and his­to­rian for the Delaware and Hud­son Canal Mu­seum in High Falls. The event’s for­mat is an open­ing read­ing with a fiveminute limit. There is a $3 cover charge.

CON­TACT: Call Teresa Costa at (845) 331-6713 or send an email to hot­po­et­ry­god­dess@gmail.com for more in­for­ma­tion.

‘Gep­petto: Ex­tra­or­di­nary Ex­trem­i­ties’ at Catskill theatre

WHAT: “Gep­petto: Ex­tra­or­di­nary Ex­trem­i­ties” WHEN: Nov. 11 and Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 13 at 2 p.m.

WHERE: Bridge Street Theatre, 44 W. Bridge St., Catskill

DE­TAILS: Con­crete Tem­ple Theatre brings its one-man pup­pet theatre spec­ta­cle, “Gep­petto: Ex­tra­or­di­nary Ex­trem­i­ties” to the theatre. A tale of re­silience and adap­ta­tion for au­di­ences of all ages, it tells the story of a pup­pet-maker and re­cent wid­ower, Gep­petto, as he at­tempts to per­form the myth­i­cal love story of Perseus and An­dromeda without his wife for the first time. Dur­ing the per­for­mance things be­gin to go hay­wire, and Gep­petto finds him­self des­per­ately im­pro­vis­ing to over­come the chal­lenges of per­form­ing alone while at the same time scram­bling to de­vise new sto­ry­lines, new char­ac­ters and even new limbs for his pup­pet hero. Tick­ets are $20, $10 for pa­trons ages 21 and un­der. They can be pur­chased at the door 45 min­utes be­fore show­time.

CON­TACT: Call the theatre at (518) 943-3894 or visit bridgest.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

Rhinecliff li­brary hosts gui­tar con­cert

WHAT: Gui­tar con­cert WHEN: Nov. 20 at 3 p.m. WHERE: Mor­ton Memo­rial Li­brary, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff

DE­TAILS: The Mid-Hud­son Clas­si­cal Gui­tar So­ci­ety will present Frank Wal­lace in a con­cert in which he will per­form on three Span­ish gui­tars. They are his­tor­i­cal gui­tars from Wal­lace’s per­sonal col­lec­tion and are fea­tured in mu­sic ap­pro­pri­ate for each.

CON­TACT: Send an email to mid­hud­son­cgs@ gmail.com or visit mhcgs. blogspot.com for more in­for­ma­tion.

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