New Tourism Kiosk Unveiling at Shandaken Day


Tourism information kiosk unveiling – a special event at Shandaken Day Big Indian Park on Rte. 28 in Shandaken, Saturday, August 23, 10 AM – 6 PM

The eight panel installation designed by Dave Channon features a quirky mix of local information such as native myths, artist pioneers, iron horses of yesteryear, and swimmin’ holes of today. There is also information on local history, lodging and recreation.

For information about this historic and up-to-date snapshot of Shandaken, contact Dave Channon 845-688-2977


The Last Waltz Live Sept 28

Photo: Music In Common

Music in Common and the Rev Tor Band announce a special live performance of the Band’s classic 1978 concert film The Last Waltz on Friday, September 26 at 8PM at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel, NY. The concert features renditions of all the hits by the Band featured in the film, such as “The Weight,” “Up On Cripple Creek,” and “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” as well as songs by Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Eric Clapton and many more.

Musicians from the local music scene perform the songs of the film’s original special guests. The full line-up of artists includes the Rev Tor Band, Professor Louie, co-producer of the Band’s last three albums; Gabriel Butterfield and Jimmy Eppard of the Gabriel Butterfield Band; Aaron Maxwell of God Street Wine; Kenny Siegal of Johnny Society; Frank Carillo; Lowell Wurster of Lucid; Danielia Cotton; KJ Denhert; Robert Burke Warren; Gina Coleman and Jason Webster of Misty Blues; Todd Mack; Dorraine Scofield; Ashleigh Catsos; and Frank Messina.

Tickets are on sale now. For sponsorship & playbill advertising opportunities, contact Emily Edelman at or 413-591-8234.

Coming Soon: Jewels of Elul X – The Art of Return


“Jewels of Elul: Free Inspiration without the Guilt!”

Beginning August 27th, readers can expect a new set of Jewels of Elul! The Jewels theme this year is “The Art of Return.” Contributors come from an exciting and diverse range of thinkers such as renown actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik, Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani, leading orthodox speaker on spirituality Nomi Freeman, Chairman and CEO of Spark Networks and JDate Greg Sliberman, Musician Basya Schecter, Rabbi Asher Lopatin President of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School and 23 other inspiring voices all sharing their unique insight and continuing the tradition of uplifting insight for the holy days. Order your copy of jewels now at!

Photography By Marisa Scheinfeld on Exhibition at Yeshiva University Museum


Yeshiva University Museum at the Center for Jewish History will present “Echoes of the Borscht Belt: Contemporary Photographs by Marisa Scheinfeld.” The exhibition opened to the public on Sunday, August 3 and will be on view until Sunday, April 12, 2015.

This exhibition features 23 large-scale images complimented by a selection of original artifacts and ephemera from some of the Borscht Belt’s most beloved hotels and resorts.

Exhibition Dates: August 3, 2014 – April 12, 2015

Exhibition Opening Event: September 10, 2014, 6:30 – 8:30 PM (details below)

Artist’s Tour: Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 6:00 PM. FREE, however reservations are required. Visit or call 212-868-4444.

Yeshiva University Museum
Selz Gallery
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011
Phone 212-294-8330

Museum Hours:
Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 11 AM – 2:30 PM
FREE: Monday, Wednesday (5:00 – 8:00 PM) and Friday