This Weekend in the Catskills…

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Photo courtesy of TheMiroQuartet.com

Maverick Concert Hall
Maverick Concert Hall in West Hurley is hosting the Miro Quartet Saturday, August 8 at 6 pm. The quartet, formed by violinists Daniel Ching and William Fedkenheuer, violist John Largess, and cellist Joshua Gindele, is to perform Schubert’s String Quartet No. 15 in G Major, and Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 14 in C Sharp Minor. With two decades of experience, the quartet has performed all over the world in prestigious chamber music festivals. For more information about this event, visit maverickconcerts.org.

Catskill Art Society
Catskill Art Society in Livingston Manor is hosting Audubon and Friends Too, a group show curated by Kate Hyden and showing the works of various artists affiliated with the Sullivan County Audubon Society. There will be an artist talk Saturday, August 8 at 2 pm, followed by an opening reception from 3 to 5 pm. For more information, visit catskillartsociety.org.

National Museum of Dance
National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs is hosting a Tango Gala, Saturday, August 8 at 7 pm. The night includes a special performance by Tango Pasion ensemble from Argentina. Actress Chita Rivera will be honored for her contribution to the arts and musical theater. For more information, visit dancemuseum.org.

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Image courtesy of the Women’s Studio Workshop

August Art Festival in Rosendale
Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale is hosting a summer art festival from August 7 to 29, including a variety of workshops and activities. Over thirty artists will show works in various media including video and installation. Saturday, August 8 at 3 pm a group of performers led by artist Margeaux Walter will perform Semblance camouflaged into the environment. The program is interactive, and is meant to reconnect the viewers with nature. For more information, visit wsworkshop.org.

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 Amazon.com and Kindle. For more information, visit www.simonadavid.com.

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