‘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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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.