This Weekend in the Catskills…

  |  February 11, 2016
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Mark Gruber Gallery’s Looking Back – 40 Years, 40 Themes Art Show

Mark Gruber Gallery in New Paltz presents Looking Back – 40 Years, 40 Themes, a retrospective show marking the beginning of the gallery’s 40th anniversary. The exhibition includes a selection of works dealing with themes such as “Birds and Art,” “Nudes and Foods,” “Drama in the Skies,” and others. The opening reception will take place Saturday, February 13 from 5 to 7 pm. For more information, visit

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Catskill Jazz Factory Presents a Valentine’s Cabaret Evening

Catskill Jazz Factory presents a Valentine’s Cabaret program Saturday, February 13 at 6 pm at the Deer Mountain Inn in Tannersville. The program, featuring saxophonist Caleb Curtis, bassist Adam Coté and pianist Jeremy Siskind, includes a mixture of love songs and jazz standards to celebrate Valentine’s Day. For more information, visit

The Tannersville Post Office is graced with an ice carving of its zip code, courtesy the skilled hands of Byron Terns. (All photos by Jim Planck/Hudson-Catskill Newspapers)

Tannersville Ice Sculpture Festival

The town of Tannersville celebrates its fifth annual Ice Sculpture Festival Saturday, February 13 from 10 am to 3 pm. Participants are invited to register between 9:30 and 10 am on the porch of Maggies Krooked Café. Prizes will be awarded for unique, quirky and funny ice sculptures. For more information, visit

About Simona David

Simona David is a writer living in the Catskill Mountains, New York. She is the author of Art in the Catskills (3rd edition, 2016), available on and Kindle. For more information, visit

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