“Candy and Unhappy”
By way of November 12 on the Mescal Hornbeck Group Heart
Performing Arts of Woodstock, Woodstock’s oldest theater group, is opening its sixtieth season with Richard Nelson’s “Candy and Unhappy” on the Mescal Hornbeck Group Heart. The play is a follow-up to “That Hopey Changey Factor,” which chronicles the Apple household of Rhinebeck on election evening in 2010. In “Candy and Unhappy,” the Apples collect on the tenth anniversary of 9/11. The occasions of that day hover simply out of sight on this household drama however hang-out the proceedings. Ellen Honig directs.
November 4 at Uncle Cheef
Booked by saxophonist Ian Hendrickson-Smith (Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, the Roots), Uncle Cheef—its moniker a nod to the musician’s nickname—is without doubt one of the Hudson Valley’s most intriguing new nightspots. Naturally, with Hendrickson-Smith on the helm, the cocktail/wine membership’s bought the jazz on lock, and its calendar is full of lots of New York’s prime cats. One such hit is that this one by his fellow tenor man Charles Owens, who’s performed with Brad Mehldau, Mark Turner, Omer Avital, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Brian Blade, Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings, and others. (Benny Bennack III blows by November 3; KJ Denhert emotes November 10.) 7:30pm. $20. Brewster.
November 4 on the Bearsville Theater
A agency favourite on the Bearsville Theater, country-flavored pop singer-songwriter Lissie makes her much-awaited return to the venue for this early November evening. The Midwesterner’s 2010 debut, Catching a Tiger, noticed her snag success proper off the road, promoting over 750,000 copies worldwide and going licensed gold in the UK and Norway. Her fifth studio album, Carving Canyons, was launched in September 2022 and has garnered comparisons to Fleetwood Mac with the singles “Flowers” and “Evening Strikes.” (Darlene Love is again with “Love for the Holidays” December 9.) 7pm. $25-$40. Bearsville.
Beacon takes its title from the sign fires lit atop Mount Beacon through the Revolutionary Conflict. Town’s present resident creatives have seized on the hearth metaphor for a weekend of efficiency and celebration. Now in its third yr, Beacon Bonfire presents two days of immersive programming and activations at 23 venues throughout town, that includes 150 performances from music to theater and extra.
Fall for Artwork
This fall marks Kingston juried artwork present and sale Fall for Artwork’s twenty seventh yr of showcasing and supporting proficient Hudson Valley artists. Sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Ulster County, the digital celebration of creativity presents a wide array of top-tier visible artwork in various media: portray, pottery, images, ceramics, fiber, glass, jewellery, combined media, and extra. Proceeds from the present go to native causes.
November 5 at The Native
Tim Berne has been a chief mover on the avant-garde jazz scene for almost 45 years, and never solely as a musician: The saxophonist additionally based the seminal Empire and Screwgun document labels, releasing albums by Nels Cline, Olu Dara, Paul Motian, Alex Cline, and different greats. In addition to main his personal bands, he’s labored with John Zorn, Invoice Frisell, Bobby Previte, and lots of extra. Right here, he performs The Native with a trio that additionally consists of cellist Hank Roberts and multi-instrumentalist Aurora Nealand. (Tunisian singer Emel visits November 4; Mexican prog-funksters Troker groove November 12.) 4pm. $29.87-$52.12. Saugerties.