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August 9, 2013

Area Arts News


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 group to have art show

he Roseboom Historical Association will hold an art show Friday through Sunday, Aug. 16, 17 and 18. 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.


Reading of Williams’ play set for Aug. 17

A reading of Tennessee Williams’ “The Two-Character Play” at Skene Memorial Library at 1017 Main St. in Fleischmanns at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17.

In this funny, startling and autobiographical fantasy, which Williams called his “…most beautiful play since Streetcar,” a brother and sister find themselves the only two remaining players left in a touring road show. Appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association are Richard Genaro and Mindy Pfeffer. Carol Fox Prescott directs.

Admission is free, and the play is appropriate for adults. For more information, email or call (845) 254-4581. 


Pianist to perform at luncheon

On Sunday, Aug. 18, from 1 to 3 p.m., the Belvedere Cabaret, at 41 Genesee St. in Greene, will present an “Elegant Piano Luncheon,” featuring the lyrical jazz sounds of pianist JoAnn Bertone Chmielowski. 

A soloist, as well as an accompanist, Chmielowski’s professional experience included more than 12 years as jazz pianist for internationally renowned musician Al Gallodoro as well as having roots in piano rock, folk rock, reggae, international music and blues. She is part of the contemporary duo Party of Two and singer/songwriter group Polish Moses, as well as being manager and publicist for both groups. 

She has performed at West Kortright Centre, Saratoga ‘s Caffè Lena, The Corning Jazz Festival, and the Night Eagle, the Bainbridge Town Hall Theatre, numerous live radio performances on WSKG and WAMC, Dancing on the Air with Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, as well as club gigs and concert series in the Oneonta, Southern Tier and the Capital Region. 

Tickets are $30, which includes a luncheon. Call 656-5858, or 221-2460 for menu details and reservations.

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