The Voices of Cooperstown will present their annual Christmas concert at 4 p.m. Saturday at Christ Episcopal Church in Cooperstown. Handel's "Messiah" will be performed by the group, with Dan Foster conducting. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets are available at the Coo…

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STAMFORD - Gene F. Muthig, 86, passed away early Friday morning, Nov. 8, 2019, at his home. He was born on July 8, 1933, in Liberty, son of Catherine Muthig. He married Mary Skidmore on Sept. 20, 1953. She was his beloved wife for 59 years until her passing on Nov. 21, 2012. Gene is survived…

WEST WINFIELD - Gisela Hofmeister, of West Winfield, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Nov. 7, 2019. She was born Feb. 19, 1944. She was a former resident of Brewster. She later retired with her husband to West Winfield. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Adolf Hofmeister; so…

GILBOA - Karl Leo Kohler Sr., 72, formerly of Gilboa, who was living in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, passed away on Nov. 8, 2019, at his residence. He was born on Jan. 27, 1947, in Gilboa, the son of Miles and Hazel (Brownell) Kohler. He served in the United States Marine Corp from 1967 to …

Once there lived a woman, who was 95 years old. She was very shrewd, alert and wise. This wise woman had 50 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She loved each one of them dearly. One day all the grandchildren and great-grandchildren had come to visit her. They were excited because she …

Paintings by McDonough artist Tom Gorman are on display at 6 On The Square in Oxford through Feb. 28. An opening reception for the exhibit will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Light refreshments will be served.

The Cherry Branch Gallery in Cherry Valley will present a large, group exhibition of work by artists and artisans whose pieces have been selected specifically for gift-giving during the holiday season.

The first reading in a new venue for nonprofit arts and events in Delhi, called Bushel, will be held this Saturday, according to a media release.

More Art Space in Oneonta will present its second annual Holiday Boutique, with a grand opening event from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20.

The Roxbury Arts Group will host its second annual Follies fundraiser at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The benefit will feature song, dance, magic and other performances, and will include raffle items donated by local businesses. 

The Glimmerglass Festival, which presents four mainstage productions of opera and musical theater every summer in Cooperstown, has released the full details of its ever-expanding summer schedule. 

The husband-and-wife team of Simone Mantellassi and Zena Gurbo, partner curators of Oneonta gallery More Art Space, will exhibit their work in a joint show at the MURAL Gallery in Hobart beginning Saturday and continuing through Dec. 20. 

The State University College at Oneonta will present “‘Off The Wall: Objects of Art, a Retrospective,” featuring works by Larry Engel, opening Monday and on display through Dec. 18, in the college’s Martin-Mullen Art Gallery.

The Roxbury Arts Group will celebrate the opening of “Small Works” with a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. The exhibit features works sized 12-by-12-inches or smaller, priced at $300 or less. Artwork can be taken home the day it is purchased.

The Word & Image Gallery at Bright Hill Literary Center will open its last exhibit of 2015, "Messages," by Schenevus artist Katharine Kreisher, with a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 

Works by David Beale of Cortland and Jared Cole of Endicott will be on display during November at the Made In Chenango Gallery and Gift Shop in downtown Norwich. An artists' reception will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12.

Contemporary Catskills watercolors will be on display at the Erpf Gallery through Jan. 8, featuring the work of Michael Mendel. An artist’s reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Erpf Center in Arkville.

Contemporary sculptures by Cooper Paulson go on display starting Friday at Michael Stolzer Fine Art in Oneonta. An opening reception will be from 7 to 10 p.m. 

The works of Delaware County photographer Walt Meade will be celebrated Oct. 16-18 in the gallery named for him at the Roxbury Arts Group.

Artist Patricia Coyle of Franklin will discuss her installation at the Walton Theatre on Thursday as part of the inaugural season of the theater's "Arts in the Parlor" series of visual and performance art events. 

On Saturday, the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown will present “A Perfect Likeness: Folk Portraits and Early Photography.” The exhibition demonstrates how early photography contributed to the demise of folk portraiture in the 1840s and 1850s. 

Visitors to More Art Space in Oneonta are invited to "Step into Wenda Habenicht's retrospective exhibit ... and immerse yourself in the whimsy and skill of her work" in an exhibit beginning Friday, a media release said. 

The Cooperstown Art Association will host its annual Fine Arts on the Lawn exhibit Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 5 and 6. This outdoor sale of artwork is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will include artist-run tents on the lawn, as well as work by more than 40 members of the CAA on the front po…

The Community Arts Network of Oneonta will celebrate the opening of a group exhibit with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. The exhibit features works by Shannon Delany, Sandra Finkenberg and June Tyler. It will be on display through Aug. 23. 

"Visceral Voices," an exhibit of works by Kingston artist Jan Harrison, will open Sunday at the Word & Image Gallery at Bright Hill Literary Center in Treadwell, with a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. 

The former Mount Vision Baptist Church will resound with a new sound this weekend as Upstate Production Services Inc. presents its first public concert of the summer season. 

There are many different kinds of yoga popular in the West. Some of the most popular kinds are the Ashtanga yoga,  Hatha yoga, Hollywood Yoga, , Vinyasa Yoga, Flow Yoga,  Power Yoga,  Yoga of Bliss, Tantric yoga, Yoga of Concentration, Yoga of Meditation and Yoga of Self-realization.

More Art Space will present “Walter Gurbo: A One Man Show,” an exhibition “spanning decades of prolific profusion” in multiple media including painting, drawing and sculpture, a media release said.

Large-scale paintings by Cooperstown artist Raymond Han will be on display starting Saturday at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown. The exhibition features approximately 20 paintings, including examples of recent figurative paintings and still lifes.

 A multimedia presentation exploring the way ordinary objects are transformed into irreplaceable carriers of experience, aspiration, and identity will be offered Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown at 778 Cemetery Road in Margaretville.

The Roxbury Arts Group recently announced its 36th season, which will kick off with a concert on Saturday. The roster of performances, events and workshops includes something for all ages, and includes an 11-piece salsa band, an evening of dance, a folk-and-roots-based outdoor music series, …

ONEONTA — On the appropriately sunlit, golden-hued evening of May 8, the Community Arts Network of Oneonta played host to longtime dancer and choreographer Bhala Jones’s interactive, mixed media vision titled "Web of Dreams."

The Hartwick College Theatre Arts Program will present David Ives’ contemporary adaptation of “The Liar” by Pierre Corneille for its spring main stage production. The play will run from April 15 to April 18, with performances at 8 p.m., in Slade Theater on Yager Hall on the college campus. A…

Two local filmmakers will celebrate the start of a feature film project with an open casting call on April 11 and 12, and a kickoff party on April 18, both in Oneonta. 

Sunday's second annual Catskills Book Festival will offer a glimpse into different facets of the book business. Programs will run from noon to 4 p.m. at the Roxbury Arts Center, presented by local writing group Writers in the Mountains. The event is free and open to the public. 

Along with the popular varieties of Hatha yoga and Ashtanga yoga, there is another one that can be called Harvard yoga. It constitutes a group of researchers from various universities who might not be personally involved in doing physical postures or indulging in the breathing exercises or i…

I had an epiphany this month. If you're not a fashion lover, this may sound trite. But I'm feeling pretty psyched and refreshed by a realization I recently had. For a lack of a better term, I'll call it “style courage.”

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There are more than 20 million Americans who practice some form of yoga and meditation. This staggering number has taken the esoteric spiritual discipline from the caves of the Himalayas and brought it to the doorsteps of every American.