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January 4, 2013

Arts Briefs

Revolutionary duo

to play Monday

The Middleburgh Library, at 323 Main St. in Middleburgh, will present Emma’s Revolution at 7 p.m. Monday.

The group, made up of Pat Humphries and Sandy Opatow, write and perform songs that are “progressive, socially conscious, confrontational and shot-through will intelligence and cutting humor,” the Iowa City Press-Citizen.

According to that publication, the duo’s songs have been performed for the Dalai Lama, covered by Holly Near and are admired by Pete Seeger. The group is named for political

activist and anarchist Emma Goldman.

Film series to open

with ‘The Natural’

The ninth annual Cabin Fever Film Series opens at 7 p.m. today with baseball movie “The Natural” at the Fenimore Art Museum. The museum is at 5798 State Route 80 in Cooperstown.

The 1984 film focuses on Roy Hobbs, played by Robert Redford, is a young man whose gift for baseball sets him apart, along with trouble.

The series, which is free, continues through Feb. 8 with “Chicken Run,” “Toy Story 3,” “Meeting Venus,” “Groundhog Day” and “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.”

For more details, call (888) 547-1450, ext. 453.

Postcard show to end Jan. 12

“Wish You Were Here: 2012 Winter Postcard Show” will close Saturday, Jan. 12, at Walt Meade Gallery in the Roxbury Arts Center at 5025 Vega Mountain Road in Roxbury.

The small works of art on display were created by more than 30 new and veteran artists. In addition to postcards, some pieces can be seen on note cards with envelopes and/or postcards of original works.

For more details, call 326-7908.

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