event http://wamc.org en Hudson Valley Restaurant Weeks 2013 http://wamc.org/post/hudson-valley-restaurant-weeks-2013 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.hudsonvalleyrestaurantweek.com">Hudson Valley Restaurant Week</a> began in 2006 with a distinguished board of advisors, including chefs, restaurateurs and tourism leaders. The two-week culinary event premiered with 70 restaurants.</p><p>Today, with more than 180 participating restaurants spanning 7 counties it is among the largest Restaurant Week events in the country. Participating counties include Dutchess, Westchester, Columbia, Orange, Putnam, Rockland and Ulster. It has become a successful collaborative effort involving farmers, growers, wine makers and chefs.</p><p>Here now to tell us more (and to feed us) are Agnes Devereux from <a href="http://www.thevillagetearoom.com/">The Village TeaRoom</a> in New Paltz and Josh Kroner from <a href="http://www.terrapinrestaurant.com/">Terrapin Restaurant </a>in Rhinebeck. Via phone we are joined - eventually - by Janet Crenshaw, founder of Hudson Valley Restaurant Week.</p><p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 59688 at http://wamc.org Hudson Valley Restaurant Weeks 2013 The Arkell Museum at Canajoharie http://wamc.org/post/arkell-museum-canajoharie <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><em>From Giverny to the Brooklyn Bridge: American Impressionist Paintings from the Arkell Collections</em> is currently on display at<a href="http://www.arkellmuseum.org" style="line-height: 1.5;"> The Arkell Museum</a> in Canajoharie. The exhibition features remarkable American Impressionist paintings - sun-dappled views of France and America by Childe Hassam, John Twachtman, Theodore Robinson, J. Alden Weir, and Edward Redfield are among the notable paintings in this exhibition.</p><p>There is a curator’s talk about the exhibition this weekend.</p><p>Museum Director and Chief Curator, Diane Forsberg, and Library Director, Leah Lafera join us now to talk about that and other goings-on at The Arkell. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 58230 at http://wamc.org The Arkell Museum at Canajoharie