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Gallery Opening: Kazuma Oshita and Stuart Bigley 4:00 pm
Gallery Opening: Kazuma Oshita and Stuart Bigley
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Gallery Opening: Kazuma Oshita and Stuart Bigley @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
In Unison’s gallery, Deconstruction/Construction presents the works of two artists, one working with the figure, the other abstraction. Kazuma Oshita is presenting a new series of large figurative works on paper using the medium of oil stick. Stuart Bigley is exhibiting acrylic abstract paintings, mostly from his recent series of works on paper, “Siblings/Triblings”. These are multiple works created in twos and threes that are painted in tandem utilizing the[...]
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Israeli Folk Dancing with Josh Tabak 1:30 pm
Israeli Folk Dancing with Josh Tabak
May 3 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Israeli Folk Dancing with Josh Tabak @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Steps will be taught at the beginners level or adjusted for participants. No experience required, just the joy of dancing to Israeli music. Israeli folk dancing dates back to the 1800s and is a type of dance done in Hebrew and to popular songs in Israel.
Life Drawing Tuesdays 7:30 pm
Life Drawing Tuesdays
May 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Life Drawing Tuesdays @ Unison Gallery
Unison offers a life-drawing session every Tuesday and Saturday to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes.  
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Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Intermediate 7:00 pm
Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Intermediate
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Intermediate @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Join Nina Jirka every Wednesday night for tango. Tango basics will be taught from 7-8 p.m. and intermediate tango follows from 8-9 p.m. Season ends June 8th. Nina is dedicated to creating a supportive and relaxed atmosphere for all attendees to learn and enjoy the dance of tango. Tango is a remarkable social dance which encourages creativity, improvisation, and connection to the music and your partner.  There is nothing more[...]
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Tai Chi with Martha Cheo 6:00 pm
Tai Chi with Martha Cheo
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tai Chi with Martha Cheo @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
New series April 7 – June 23 6-7 pm:  Mixed Levels 7-8 pm:  Advanced Forms Tai Chi Chuan is an ancient Chinese healing and martial art. Its slow and graceful movements promote health and restore harmony of mind, body and spirit. Students learn how to combine proper body alignment with breathing, relaxation and concentration in a way that increases the flow of vital energy, or “Qi”, inside the body. People[...]
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Hot Club of Saratoga 8:00 pm
Hot Club of Saratoga
May 6 @ 8:00 pm
Hot Club of Saratoga @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Hot Club of Saratoga, New York Saratoga/Capital Region’s premier gypsy swing quintet, plays a repertoire that reflects the spirit and style originated by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli in The Quintet of the Hot Club of France most prominent in the 1930’s and kept alive through a long line of gypsy jazz artists since that time. Most of the tunes Hot Club of Saratoga plays were written or recorded by[...]
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Tai Chi with Martha Cheo 8:45 am
Tai Chi with Martha Cheo
May 7 @ 8:45 am – 9:45 am
Tai Chi with Martha Cheo @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Unison is adding a Saturday morning Tai Chi class in 2016 with instructor Martha Cheo. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese healing and martial art. Its slow and graceful movements are good for promoting health, developing strength, balance and coordination, and restoring harmony of mind, body, and spirit. Students learn how to combine proper body alignment with breathing, relaxation, and concentration in a way that increases the flow of vital[...]
Two by Two Zoo 11:00 am
Two by Two Zoo
May 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Two by Two Zoo @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
An event for kids and their families. Animals and their handlers educate young minds about many fascinating and endangered creatures. Two by Two Zoo is a hands-on conservation program with local and exotic animals. Sponsored by Ulster Savings Bank, Schain and Company, The Law Offices of Robert F. Rich, Jr., All Creatures Veterinary Care PLLC, and Joanne & John Talutto Learn more here.    
Figure Drawing for Kids & Teens 1:30 pm
Figure Drawing for Kids & Teens
May 7 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Figure Drawing for Kids & Teens @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Saturdays, March 12 and 19; April 9, 16 and 30; May 7, 14 and 21; June 4 and 18. Sessions are designed so that students can easily learn to draw the figure. Classes ease participants into projects with loose gesture drawings, and as they advance, into adding muscle definition and shading. The class is for children ages 6-15. Instructor Krista Pachomski is an art teacher at New Paltz Middle School.[...]
Cancelled:Cynthia Kraman “I Had to Kill Her” and “Sick Day: Clown Play” 8:00 pm
Cancelled:Cynthia Kraman “I Had to Kill Her” and “Sick Day: Clown Play”
May 7 @ 8:00 pm
Cancelled:Cynthia Kraman “I Had to Kill Her” and “Sick Day: Clown Play” @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Saturday, May 7th @ 8:00 pm Sunday, May 8th @ 2:00 pm I Had To Kill Her, a bit of Brecht, Wally Shawn and Woody Allen, is about anxieties between men and women as husbands, wives, lovers and parents. Sick Day was performed to acclaim at Spaces@520 by the Theatre of Mass Destruction. The work of poet, playwright, lyricist, fiction writer, professor and New Paltz resident, Cynthia Kraman, has been[...]
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Cancelled: Cynthia Kraman “I Had to Kill Her” and “Sick Day: Clown Play” 2:00 pm
Cancelled: Cynthia Kraman “I Had to Kill Her” and “Sick Day: Clown Play”
May 8 @ 2:00 pm
Cancelled: Cynthia Kraman “I Had to Kill Her” and “Sick Day: Clown Play” @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Saturday, May 7th @ 8:00 pm Sunday, May 8th @ 2:00 pm I Had To Kill Her, a bit of Brecht, Wally Shawn and Woody Allen, is about anxieties between men and women as husbands, wives, lovers and parents. Sick Day was performed to acclaim at Spaces@520 by the Theatre of Mass Destruction. The work of poet, playwright, lyricist, fiction writer, professor and New Paltz resident, Cynthia Kraman, has been[...]
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Israeli Folk Dancing with Josh Tabak 1:30 pm
Israeli Folk Dancing with Josh Tabak
May 10 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Israeli Folk Dancing with Josh Tabak @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Steps will be taught at the beginners level or adjusted for participants. No experience required, just the joy of dancing to Israeli music. Israeli folk dancing dates back to the 1800s and is a type of dance done in Hebrew and to popular songs in Israel.
Life Drawing Tuesdays 7:30 pm
Life Drawing Tuesdays
May 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Life Drawing Tuesdays @ Unison Gallery
Unison offers a life-drawing session every Tuesday and Saturday to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes.  
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Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Intermediate 7:00 pm
Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Intermediate
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Intermediate @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Join Nina Jirka every Wednesday night for tango. Tango basics will be taught from 7-8 p.m. and intermediate tango follows from 8-9 p.m. Season ends June 8th. Nina is dedicated to creating a supportive and relaxed atmosphere for all attendees to learn and enjoy the dance of tango. Tango is a remarkable social dance which encourages creativity, improvisation, and connection to the music and your partner.  There is nothing more[...]
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Tai Chi with Martha Cheo 6:00 pm
Tai Chi with Martha Cheo
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tai Chi with Martha Cheo @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
New series April 7 – June 23 6-7 pm:  Mixed Levels 7-8 pm:  Advanced Forms Tai Chi Chuan is an ancient Chinese healing and martial art. Its slow and graceful movements promote health and restore harmony of mind, body and spirit. Students learn how to combine proper body alignment with breathing, relaxation and concentration in a way that increases the flow of vital energy, or “Qi”, inside the body. People[...]
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Only Tangos by Tangoman: Milonga and Live Tangos 8:00 pm
Only Tangos by Tangoman: Milonga and Live Tangos
May 13 @ 8:00 pm
Only Tangos by Tangoman: Milonga and Live Tangos @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Bring your comfortable shoes to dance or just come to listen to live tango music! We welcome tango dancers and music lovers! Learn more here. Jorge Heilpern, musician, singer songwriter and entertainer was born in Buenos Aires to Romanian and Polish parents.  Having always loved music,  he enrolled in the Municipal Conservatory of Buenos Aires and joined a trio of classical baroque music at 18. Years later he formed a pop[...]
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Tai Chi with Martha Cheo 8:45 am
Tai Chi with Martha Cheo
May 14 @ 8:45 am – 9:45 am
Tai Chi with Martha Cheo @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Unison is adding a Saturday morning Tai Chi class in 2016 with instructor Martha Cheo. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese healing and martial art. Its slow and graceful movements are good for promoting health, developing strength, balance and coordination, and restoring harmony of mind, body, and spirit. Students learn how to combine proper body alignment with breathing, relaxation, and concentration in a way that increases the flow of vital[...]
Life Drawing Saturdays 10:00 am
Life Drawing Saturdays
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Life Drawing Saturdays @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Life Drawing sessions are offered every Tuesday and Saturday, giving artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Saturday sessions are dedicated to short to medium length poses for the first 1 1/2 hours and one long pose for the last 1 1/2 hours.  
Figure Drawing for Kids & Teens 1:30 pm
Figure Drawing for Kids & Teens
May 14 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Figure Drawing for Kids & Teens @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Saturdays, March 12 and 19; April 9, 16 and 30; May 7, 14 and 21; June 4 and 18. Sessions are designed so that students can easily learn to draw the figure. Classes ease participants into projects with loose gesture drawings, and as they advance, into adding muscle definition and shading. The class is for children ages 6-15. Instructor Krista Pachomski is an art teacher at New Paltz Middle School.[...]
Susan Slotnick: “The Game Changer” Movie & Discussion 8:00 pm
Susan Slotnick: “The Game Changer” Movie & Discussion
May 14 @ 8:00 pm
Susan Slotnick: “The Game Changer” Movie & Discussion @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
The Game Changer, winner of multiple festival awards, follows New Paltz’s renowned choreographer Susan Slotnick in her work rehabilitating prisoners through dance at the Woodbourne Correctional Facility. Students from the program will perform dances and participate in a discussion with the audience. Sponsored by New Paltz Health & Nutrition, Dawes Septic & Repair, and Unison Board of Directors. Watch the trailer:
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Aum Chant 12:30 pm
Aum Chant
May 15 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Aum Chant @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Guided by Dahlia Bartz Cabe Join Dahlia Bartz Cabe and community for an Aum chant. The word Aum(Om) is considered to be the sacred syllable of creation—the symbol of the Divine in all. Simply chanting the single sound of Aum, we immerse ourselves in the infinite ocean of Being. Thus united, a powerful healing vibration radiates through us, from us and out into the world. We will chant the Aum for[...]
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Israeli Folk Dancing with Josh Tabak 1:30 pm
Israeli Folk Dancing with Josh Tabak
May 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Israeli Folk Dancing with Josh Tabak @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Steps will be taught at the beginners level or adjusted for participants. No experience required, just the joy of dancing to Israeli music. Israeli folk dancing dates back to the 1800s and is a type of dance done in Hebrew and to popular songs in Israel.
Life Drawing Tuesdays 7:30 pm
Life Drawing Tuesdays
May 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Life Drawing Tuesdays @ Unison Gallery
Unison offers a life-drawing session every Tuesday and Saturday to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes.  
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Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Intermediate 7:00 pm
Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Intermediate
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Intermediate @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Join Nina Jirka every Wednesday night for tango. Tango basics will be taught from 7-8 p.m. and intermediate tango follows from 8-9 p.m. Season ends June 8th. Nina is dedicated to creating a supportive and relaxed atmosphere for all attendees to learn and enjoy the dance of tango. Tango is a remarkable social dance which encourages creativity, improvisation, and connection to the music and your partner.  There is nothing more[...]
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Tai Chi with Martha Cheo 6:00 pm
Tai Chi with Martha Cheo
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tai Chi with Martha Cheo @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
New series April 7 – June 23 6-7 pm:  Mixed Levels 7-8 pm:  Advanced Forms Tai Chi Chuan is an ancient Chinese healing and martial art. Its slow and graceful movements promote health and restore harmony of mind, body and spirit. Students learn how to combine proper body alignment with breathing, relaxation and concentration in a way that increases the flow of vital energy, or “Qi”, inside the body. People[...]
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Cancelled -Unplugged Open Mic 7:30 pm
Cancelled -Unplugged Open Mic
May 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Cancelled -Unplugged Open Mic @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
This event is cancelled for May and June. Are you a musician, poet, dancer, creator or a spontaneous unscripted performer looking to take the stage? Unison Arts Center has something just for you. It’s Unplugged Open Mic night. Performers will have 10 minutes to display their talents on stage. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the first performance starts at 7:30 p.m.  
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Tai Chi with Martha Cheo 8:45 am
Tai Chi with Martha Cheo
May 21 @ 8:45 am – 9:45 am
Tai Chi with Martha Cheo @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Unison is adding a Saturday morning Tai Chi class in 2016 with instructor Martha Cheo. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese healing and martial art. Its slow and graceful movements are good for promoting health, developing strength, balance and coordination, and restoring harmony of mind, body, and spirit. Students learn how to combine proper body alignment with breathing, relaxation, and concentration in a way that increases the flow of vital[...]
Life Drawing Saturdays 10:00 am
Life Drawing Saturdays
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Life Drawing Saturdays @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Life Drawing sessions are offered every Tuesday and Saturday, giving artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Saturday sessions are dedicated to short to medium length poses for the first 1 1/2 hours and one long pose for the last 1 1/2 hours.  
Figure Drawing for Kids & Teens 1:30 pm
Figure Drawing for Kids & Teens
May 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Figure Drawing for Kids & Teens @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Saturdays, March 12 and 19; April 9, 16 and 30; May 7, 14 and 21; June 4 and 18. Sessions are designed so that students can easily learn to draw the figure. Classes ease participants into projects with loose gesture drawings, and as they advance, into adding muscle definition and shading. The class is for children ages 6-15. Instructor Krista Pachomski is an art teacher at New Paltz Middle School.[...]
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Israeli Folk Dancing with Josh Tabak 1:30 pm
Israeli Folk Dancing with Josh Tabak
May 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Israeli Folk Dancing with Josh Tabak @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Steps will be taught at the beginners level or adjusted for participants. No experience required, just the joy of dancing to Israeli music. Israeli folk dancing dates back to the 1800s and is a type of dance done in Hebrew and to popular songs in Israel.
Life Drawing Tuesdays 7:30 pm
Life Drawing Tuesdays
May 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Life Drawing Tuesdays @ Unison Gallery
Unison offers a life-drawing session every Tuesday and Saturday to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes.  
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Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Intermediate 7:00 pm
Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Intermediate
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Intermediate @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Join Nina Jirka every Wednesday night for tango. Tango basics will be taught from 7-8 p.m. and intermediate tango follows from 8-9 p.m. Season ends June 8th. Nina is dedicated to creating a supportive and relaxed atmosphere for all attendees to learn and enjoy the dance of tango. Tango is a remarkable social dance which encourages creativity, improvisation, and connection to the music and your partner.  There is nothing more[...]
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Tai Chi with Martha Cheo 6:00 pm
Tai Chi with Martha Cheo
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tai Chi with Martha Cheo @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
New series April 7 – June 23 6-7 pm:  Mixed Levels 7-8 pm:  Advanced Forms Tai Chi Chuan is an ancient Chinese healing and martial art. Its slow and graceful movements promote health and restore harmony of mind, body and spirit. Students learn how to combine proper body alignment with breathing, relaxation and concentration in a way that increases the flow of vital energy, or “Qi”, inside the body. People[...]
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Barn Sale 9:00 am
Barn Sale
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Barn Sale @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Come to Unison’s GIGANTIC Memorial Day Barn Sale and support your favorite arts center! New items displayed every hour. Now collecting: Like-new clothing Jewelry Housewares Children’s clothing, toys, games, and bicycles Books/CDs Tools Small Appliances Furniture, small and lightweight Sports Equipment (not exercise machines) Collectables
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Israeli Folk Dancing with Josh Tabak 1:30 pm
Israeli Folk Dancing with Josh Tabak
May 31 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Israeli Folk Dancing with Josh Tabak @ Unison Arts Center | New Paltz | New York | United States
Steps will be taught at the beginners level or adjusted for participants. No experience required, just the joy of dancing to Israeli music. Israeli folk dancing dates back to the 1800s and is a type of dance done in Hebrew and to popular songs in Israel.
Life Drawing Tuesdays 7:30 pm
Life Drawing Tuesdays
May 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Life Drawing Tuesdays @ Unison Gallery
Unison offers a life-drawing session every Tuesday and Saturday to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes.