CHOICE FOR TONIGHT. Pianists Vladimir Pleshakov and Elena Winther perform works by Mozart, Milhaud and Rachmaninoff, punctuated by nuggets of piano history, at Catskill Mountain Foundation’s Red Barn in Hunter. (518)563-4908.
HAPPENING NOW. “Heart of a Heroine: An Experiential Weekend Retreat for Women” is happening now (5/13-15) at GreeneLand’s
AND JUST AHEAD. “Into the Private Domain: Artists’ Studios Past and Present,” a touring symposium jointly sponsored by Thomas Cole National Historic Site and by Olana, next weekend (5/21-22). Talks will cover not only Thomas Cole and Frederick Church, but also other notable artists of the past--Daniel French at Chesterwood; N C Wyeth at Chadds Ford, Russel Wright at Manitoga—and, on Sunday, visits to working studios of live local artists: Patrick Milbourn, Lucia Gannett, Dina Bursztyn, Fawn Potash, Portia Munson, Jared Handelman, Ruth Leonard. $35 per person; $30 for members. Info from Valerie Balint, associate Olana curator, (518)828-0135 ext 314.
“PRE-OPENING” (Is that like being pre-approved?). Before unveiling his new Brick art gallery at
HEADLINE ART (well, craft anyway): “Breathtaking plans for cops in their cups.”—