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August 16, 2013

Area Arts News

‘Poets Against Fracking’ event planned

The Bright Hill Literary Center will host the Band of Bards’ “Poets Against Fracking” event at 7 p.m. today. The program will include an open mic as well as featured readers. 

Featured poets will be Roger Hecht of Oneonta and Ithaca, Mario Moroni of Binghamton, Bertha Rogers of Delhi and Emily Vogel and Joe Weil of Binghamton. Hecht is an assistant professor of English at the State University College at Oneonta, where he will be leading a new graduate program in “Literature and the Environment.”

Bright Hill is at 94 Church St. in Treadwell. The event is free and open to the public; a suggested donation of $5 per person will go toward regional anti-fracking organizations. For more information about Bright Hill, call 829-5055 or email

‘Rhythms of Asia’ to be presented

Schoharie Colonial Heritage Association will present “Rhythms of Asia,” directed by Jessica Gould, at 7 p.m. today at Depot Lane Theater and Saturday at the Schoharie Free Library.

Admission is $5 per person or $15 per family. Admission proceeds on Saturday will benefit Schoharie Recovery. All other proceeds and donations to benefit the free Summer Youth Cultural & Performing Arts Program at Depot Lane Theater.

The Summer Youth Program at Depot Lane is sponsored by Schoharie Colonial Heritage Association and made possible, in part, with public funds from the Decentralization Program of the NYS Council on the Arts administered through the Community Arts Grants Program by Greene County Council on the Arts.

Historical groupto have art show

The Roseboom Historical Association will hold an art show today through Sunday. The show will be at the RHA building on state Route 165 in Roseboom.

There will be an opening reception Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. Hours on Saturday and Sunday will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call Mary Lou Ganio at 242-1369.

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