There’s a new festival in New York. It’s called Four Seasons of the Hudson Valley, and the hope is to help revitalize two cities and their waterfronts through the arts. The Festival is a partnership between the The Bardavon 1869 Opera House and a host of Hudson Valley community organizations.
British comedian Eddie Izzard will bring his brilliant and unique form of stand-up comedy to the stage at The Bardavon in Poughkeepsie, New York this Saturday, February 16th (as of this posting, tickets are available for the 6pm show, available on The Bardavon website or by calling 845-473-2072).
Comedian, dramatic actor of stage and screen, activist, transvestite, marathon runner, any one descriptor (or even a bundle of them) applied to Izzard would fail to summarize his career or the man himself. Still - with his help - we try in this segment.
As guitarist, composer, dramatist, producer and artistic mentor, Paco Peña, has transformed perceptions of this Flamenco Spanish art form. His company of musicians and dancers has been dazzling audiences for decades.
The Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company will perform at The Bardavon in Poughkeepsie, NY on January 20th.
Like a wayward Santa for the Christmas-obsessed, John Waters will cruise into town with his sleigh full of sticks and stones, spreading yuletide cheer and lunacy in his critically acclaimed one-man show.
A John Waters Christmas will be at The Bardavon in Poughkeepsie on Saturday, December 1st and at The Egg in Albany on Sunday, December 2nd.