BETHEL, NY — Beaucoup Blue, a Philadelphia-based duo of father and son David and Adrian Mowry that won the 2006 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Acoustic Blues Competition, will perform at the Dancing Cat Saloon on Route 17 B on Saturday, April 9 at 8 p.m. as part of the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance’s (DVAA) Savor the Arts fundraising program. There will be complimentary appetizers from Dancing Cat Saloon, 20% off all dinners for attendees prior to the show. Read more
NARROWSBURG, NY and HONESDALE, PA — The Delaware Valley Opera will open its anniversary season with a concert series “Voices of the Valley.” The first concert will be “An Evening of Spanish Zarzuela and Song,” on Friday, April 15 at 8 p.m. at the Tusten Theatre in Narrowsburg and on Saturday, April 16 at 7 p.m. at the Grace Episcopal Church in Honesdale. Admission to each concert costs $15. The next concert will be “An Evening of German Songs” on Friday, April 22 at the Tusten Theatre. Visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
HURLEYVILLE, NY — The Sullivan County Museum in Hurleyville presents “Sullivan County and the Civil War” on Sunday, April 10. There will be displays and re-enactors from the the New York State 143rd and the 156th Regiments of Volunteers of the Civil War. Eileen Kalter, Richard Chiger and Sally Gladden from the Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop will share letters written by soldiers and citizens during the Civil War. Also, Nick Ost and Matthew Boswell will present a staged reading of an originial Civil War one-act play entitled “Time Out” written by Sally Gladden. Read more
MILFORD, PA — The Upper Delaware GLBT Center will hold a “Ladies of the ‘80s” drag show and dance party, starring Anita Mann, Karyn Thomas and Gio Michaels, on Saturday, April 9 at 7 p.m. at the Black Walnut Inn. There is a $20 cover charge. Visit www.udglbtcenter.blogspot.com or call 570/296-6322.
SHOHOLA, PA — The Shohola Railroad and Historical Society (SRHS) will hold a book sale and antiques appraisal fair on Saturday, April 9 at St. Jacobi Lutheran Church, at 108 Glen Drive, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A wide assortment of new and gently used books has been donated, and is available at bargain prices. There are books for all ages and all interests, including mysteries, cookbooks, children’s stories, how-tos, autobiographies, romance and more. Read more
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Arts Alliance’s Sunday Night Cinema will present the Gene Wilder film “Haunted Honeymoon” on April 10. Showings of the film series are at 7 p.m. at the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, 32 Commercial Street. A donation of $5 per person is suggested, to help support the activities of the Arts Alliance. The film will be preceded with a short introduction and followed by a discussion. Visit www.wayne countyartsalliance.org or call 570/253-6850.
BETHEL, NY — Bethel Woods Center for the Arts will host two free, interactive performances that pay tribute to different cultures and performing arts. These family-friendly performances will educate the audience, incorporating the legacy and future of Arabic and African drum music. Kofi and Sankofa African Drum and Dance Ensemble will perform on Sunday, April 10, followed by internationally acclaimed Arab musician Simon Shaheen on Saturday, May 7. Both performances are at 2 p.m. in the Event Gallery. Read more
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — The Laugh Tour will return to the Nutshell on Saturday, April 9, with Dan Naturman and Rich Kiamco. A cash bar will open at 7 p.m., and the show will start at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event/164725 or call the ticket hotline at 800/838-3006.
HAWLEY, PA — William Samford, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Hawley, is currently working with local musicians on a service to be held at 10 a.m. on April 10, the sermon/musical, “Who I Was Born to Be.” The musical depicts the life of Jesus. Many of the arrangements have been written by local musicians. All are welcome to attend this special service, and are invited to stay for coffee and fellowship, and to meet and greet the musicians.
LIBERTY, NY — The Catskill Artists Gallery (CAG) will hold a spring members exhibition and sale starting with an artists’ reception on Saturday, April 9 from 4 to 8 p.m. It will feature new work by members Robert Friedman, Cate Gundlah, Kathy Jeffers, Buff McAllister and Hank Schneider.
During the opening, guests will be able to sample the CAG’s famous goodies, along with wine, soda and other refreshments. Read more