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Lumen – Entering Installation and Interactive Performance 9:00 am
Lumen – Entering Installation and Interactive Performance
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 6:45 pm
Lumen - Entering Installation and Interactive Performance @ Unison Gallery | New Paltz | New York | United States
“Lumen – Entering” installation and interactive performances by Katalin Pazmandi. Ongoing events in the sculpture itself based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead. Be part of a constantly changing interactive structure or ceremony.  Attendees are  welcome to stroll through the blooming sculpture garden to the sacred space. Ceremony Dates:  Friday, April 17th, First day. Healing by the wind. Interactive performance at 5pm Saturday, April 25th,  Second day. Healing by the … Continue reading
Tango Intensive for Beginners 7:30 pm
Tango Intensive for Beginners
May 1 @ 7:30 pm
Tango Intensive for Beginners @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Thursday & Friday, April 30th & May 1, 7:30 – 9pm Saturday & Sunday, May 2nd & 3rd, 9:30 – 11am This is a great chance to start dancing one of the most interesting and beautiful dances – Argentine Tango! In this intensive basic class series, we are dedicated to creating a supportive and relaxed atmosphere for beginner students to lean and enjoy the dance of tango – the remarkable … Continue reading
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Tango Intensive for Beginners 9:30 am
Tango Intensive for Beginners
May 2 @ 9:30 am
Tango Intensive for Beginners @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Thursday & Friday, April 30th & May 1, 7:30 – 9pm Saturday & Sunday, May 2nd & 3rd, 9:30 – 11am This is a great chance to start dancing one of the most interesting and beautiful dances – Argentine Tango! In this intensive basic class series, we are dedicated to creating a supportive and relaxed atmosphere for beginner students to lean and enjoy the dance of tango – the remarkable … Continue reading
Life Drawing on Saturday 11:30 am
Life Drawing on Saturday
May 2 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Life Drawing on Saturday @ Unison Gallery | New Paltz | New York | United States
Please note, for Saturday, May 2nd, Life Drawing will be held at 11:30am. Unison offers an extra three hour life-drawing session every other Saturday to give professional artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Please also join us on Tuesday nights for additional sessions from 7:30 – 9:30 pm.
Kim and Reggie Harris 8:00 pm
Kim and Reggie Harris
May 2 @ 8:00 pm
Kim and Reggie Harris @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Kim and Reggie Harris are dynamic and supremely talented traditional folk performers whose captivating stage presence and unique harmonies have earned the respect and love of audiences throughout the US, Canada and Europe for over 30 years. Sponsored by Alfandre Architecture; Cathy Pulichene, Coldwell Banker Village Green Realty; Stan & Claire Altman; The Sound Company   Listen and watch here.
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Tango Intensive for Beginners 9:30 am
Tango Intensive for Beginners
May 3 @ 9:30 am
Tango Intensive for Beginners @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Thursday & Friday, April 30th & May 1, 7:30 – 9pm Saturday & Sunday, May 2nd & 3rd, 9:30 – 11am This is a great chance to start dancing one of the most interesting and beautiful dances – Argentine Tango! In this intensive basic class series, we are dedicated to creating a supportive and relaxed atmosphere for beginner students to lean and enjoy the dance of tango – the remarkable … Continue reading
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Qi Gong for Seniors 11:00 am
Qi Gong for Seniors
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Qi Gong for Seniors @ Unison Theatre
with Zach Baker Qi Gong for Seniors is a gentle, easy, moving meditation that is practiced by over 100 million Chinese people daily. It has been proven to help heal all manner of disease, maintain health and increase longevity. Zach Baker has been practicing Qi Gong for over 10 years and has taught at Monhegan Island Yoga. He is working to help continue the legacy of his beloved mentor, Jeffery … Continue reading
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Qi Gong 5:30 pm
Qi Gong
May 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Qi Gong @ Unison Theatre | New Paltz | New York | United States
with Zach Baker Qi Gong is a series of meditative exercises considered to be the mother system of all martial art forms. The exercises help generate the flow of Qi energy throughout the body, combining dynamic and static meditation, breathing techniques, simple body movements and mental imagery. Zach Baker has been practicing Qi Gong for over 10 years and has taught at Monhegan Island Yoga. He is working to help … Continue reading
Life Drawing 7:30 pm
Life Drawing
May 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Life Drawing @ Unison Gallery
Unison offers a life-drawing session every Tuesday and alternate Saturday to give professional 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 Advanced 7:00 pm
Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Advanced
May 6 @ 7:00 pm
Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Advanced @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Join Nina Jirka for fun and for  Tango | 7pm Basic and 8pm Advanced Wednesdays Dates include: May 6, 13, 20, 27 and June 3, 10, 17, 24 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 … Continue reading
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Music Discovery for Babies and Toddlers 10:00 am
Music Discovery for Babies and Toddlers
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Music Discovery for Babies and Toddlers @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Music Discovery is a class for babies, toddlers and their caregivers, designed to start children on their way to developing musical skills to last a lifetime. Early childhood is the most important time to learn skills such as melody and rhythm, when the developmental window of opportunity is wide open. Using playful activities, a variety of rhythm instruments, singing and movement, children and their caregivers start making music from many … Continue reading
Tai Chi Spring 2015 5:30 pm
Tai Chi Spring 2015
May 7 @ 5:30 pm
Tai Chi Spring 2015 @ Unison Theatre | New Paltz | New York | United States
with Martha Cheo April 30 – July 9 5:30-6:30pm:  Beginners & Mixed Levels* 6:30-7:15pm:  Advanced Forms* 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 … Continue reading
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Lumen – Entering Installation and Interactive Performance 8:30 pm
Lumen – Entering Installation and Interactive Performance
May 8 @ 8:30 pm
Lumen - Entering Installation and Interactive Performance @ Unison Gallery | New Paltz | New York | United States
“Lumen – Entering” installation and interactive performances by Katalin Pazmandi. Ongoing events in the sculpture itself based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead. Be part of a constantly changing interactive structure or ceremony.  Attendees are  welcome to stroll through the blooming sculpture garden to the sacred space. Ceremony Dates:  Friday, April 17th, First day. Healing by the wind. Interactive performance at 5pm Saturday, April 25th,  Second day. Healing by the … Continue reading
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Photographing the Nude in the Studio & Sculpture Garden 10:00 am
Photographing the Nude in the Studio & Sculpture Garden
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Photographing the Nude in the Studio & Sculpture Garden @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
This all day workshop is intended for photographers at any level, from those who are just starting out to those who are more advanced.  There will be demonstrations on how to shoot a figure model with “hot lights” and with props.  And then you will have your opportunity to direct and shoot. Learn by watching and then doing. Bring your camera, many rolls of film, extra batteries, extra memory card, … Continue reading
Lynn Saoirse, Abby Newton, and Steve Stanne 8:00 pm
Lynn Saoirse, Abby Newton, and Steve Stanne
May 9 @ 8:00 pm
Lynn Saoirse, Abby Newton, and Steve Stanne @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Harpist Lynn Saoirse and cellist Abby Newton will be joined by Steve Stanne (and special surprise guests) for a concert of enchanting melodies, foot-tapping traditional tunes and compelling contemporary compositions in the Celtic folk tradition. Sponsored by Apuzzo Kitchens; Howard Sachar & Yael Ravin; Stan & Claire Altman  
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Sunday Morning Vocal Village 10:30 am
Sunday Morning Vocal Village
May 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Sunday Morning Vocal Village @ Unison Theatre
Every Other Sunday Guided by Amy McTear & Friends Sing yourself into a better state of being on Sunday Mornings.  Start your week off from a place of inner sanctitude.  Feel part of a greater community and something even greater than that! Ambient, world-fusion, audience participation music blending sacred phrases from the world’s mystery traditions with lyrics that touch the heart and speak to our common longing.  Using voice to … Continue reading
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Qi Gong for Seniors 11:00 am
Qi Gong for Seniors
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Qi Gong for Seniors @ Unison Theatre
with Zach Baker Qi Gong for Seniors is a gentle, easy, moving meditation that is practiced by over 100 million Chinese people daily. It has been proven to help heal all manner of disease, maintain health and increase longevity. Zach Baker has been practicing Qi Gong for over 10 years and has taught at Monhegan Island Yoga. He is working to help continue the legacy of his beloved mentor, Jeffery … Continue reading
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Qi Gong 5:30 pm
Qi Gong
May 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Qi Gong @ Unison Theatre | New Paltz | New York | United States
with Zach Baker Qi Gong is a series of meditative exercises considered to be the mother system of all martial art forms. The exercises help generate the flow of Qi energy throughout the body, combining dynamic and static meditation, breathing techniques, simple body movements and mental imagery. Zach Baker has been practicing Qi Gong for over 10 years and has taught at Monhegan Island Yoga. He is working to help … Continue reading
Life Drawing 7:30 pm
Life Drawing
May 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Life Drawing @ Unison Gallery
Unison offers a life-drawing session every Tuesday and alternate Saturday to give professional 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 Advanced 7:00 pm
Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Advanced
May 13 @ 7:00 pm
Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Advanced @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Join Nina Jirka for fun and for  Tango | 7pm Basic and 8pm Advanced Wednesdays Dates include: May 6, 13, 20, 27 and June 3, 10, 17, 24 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 … Continue reading
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Music Discovery for Babies and Toddlers 10:00 am
Music Discovery for Babies and Toddlers
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Music Discovery for Babies and Toddlers @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Music Discovery is a class for babies, toddlers and their caregivers, designed to start children on their way to developing musical skills to last a lifetime. Early childhood is the most important time to learn skills such as melody and rhythm, when the developmental window of opportunity is wide open. Using playful activities, a variety of rhythm instruments, singing and movement, children and their caregivers start making music from many … Continue reading
Tai Chi Spring 2015 5:30 pm
Tai Chi Spring 2015
May 14 @ 5:30 pm
Tai Chi Spring 2015 @ Unison Theatre | New Paltz | New York | United States
with Martha Cheo April 30 – July 9 5:30-6:30pm:  Beginners & Mixed Levels* 6:30-7:15pm:  Advanced Forms* 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 … Continue reading
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Annie and The Hedonists 8:00 pm
Annie and The Hedonists
May 15 @ 8:00 pm
Annie and The Hedonists @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Acoustic Blues. Vintage Jazz and Swing. Folk Roots Americana.  Annie & The Hedonists do it all.  “Annie’s versatile, vintage-tinged voice is the perfect match for the Hedonist’s ace musicianship.”—Albany Times Union. Dancers are welcome! Sponsored by P&G’s Restaurant and Ultra Seal Corporation   Listen and watch here.
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Cancelled: Life Drawing on Saturday 10:00 am
Cancelled: Life Drawing on Saturday
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cancelled: Life Drawing on Saturday @ Unison Gallery | New Paltz | New York | United States
Life Drawing for Saturday, May 16th is cancelled. Unison offers an extra three hour life-drawing session every other Saturday to give professional artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Please also join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for additional sessions from 7:30 – 9:30 pm.
Rental 10:00 am
Rental
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
 
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Tango Meets Swing 5:00 pm
Tango Meets Swing
May 17 @ 5:00 pm
Tango Meets Swing @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
A Tango demonstration/lesson by the amazing Nina Jirka, former star of the Moscow Festival Ballet, Perm Opera, Kremlin Ballet, and Stars of Bolshoi, will be followed by an afternoon of tango and swing dance. Musical accompaniment by the Bernstein Bard Quartet. Sponsored by Jessica Fleishman
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Qi Gong for Seniors 11:00 am
Qi Gong for Seniors
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Qi Gong for Seniors @ Unison Theatre
with Zach Baker Qi Gong for Seniors is a gentle, easy, moving meditation that is practiced by over 100 million Chinese people daily. It has been proven to help heal all manner of disease, maintain health and increase longevity. Zach Baker has been practicing Qi Gong for over 10 years and has taught at Monhegan Island Yoga. He is working to help continue the legacy of his beloved mentor, Jeffery … Continue reading
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Qi Gong 5:30 pm
Qi Gong
May 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Qi Gong @ Unison Theatre | New Paltz | New York | United States
with Zach Baker Qi Gong is a series of meditative exercises considered to be the mother system of all martial art forms. The exercises help generate the flow of Qi energy throughout the body, combining dynamic and static meditation, breathing techniques, simple body movements and mental imagery. Zach Baker has been practicing Qi Gong for over 10 years and has taught at Monhegan Island Yoga. He is working to help … Continue reading
Life Drawing 7:30 pm
Life Drawing
May 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Life Drawing @ Unison Gallery
Unison offers a life-drawing session every Tuesday and alternate Saturday to give professional 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 Advanced 7:00 pm
Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Advanced
May 20 @ 7:00 pm
Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Advanced @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Join Nina Jirka for fun and for  Tango | 7pm Basic and 8pm Advanced Wednesdays Dates include: May 6, 13, 20, 27 and June 3, 10, 17, 24 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 … Continue reading
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Music Discovery for Babies and Toddlers 10:00 am
Music Discovery for Babies and Toddlers
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Music Discovery for Babies and Toddlers @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Music Discovery is a class for babies, toddlers and their caregivers, designed to start children on their way to developing musical skills to last a lifetime. Early childhood is the most important time to learn skills such as melody and rhythm, when the developmental window of opportunity is wide open. Using playful activities, a variety of rhythm instruments, singing and movement, children and their caregivers start making music from many … Continue reading
Tai Chi Spring 2015 5:30 pm
Tai Chi Spring 2015
May 21 @ 5:30 pm
Tai Chi Spring 2015 @ Unison Theatre | New Paltz | New York | United States
with Martha Cheo April 30 – July 9 5:30-6:30pm:  Beginners & Mixed Levels* 6:30-7:15pm:  Advanced Forms* 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 … Continue reading
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Barn Sale 8:00 am
Barn Sale
May 23 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Barn Sale @ Unison Theater | 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 ACCEPTING DONATIONS! Saturday ONLY 9am – 4pm 8am Early Bird: $10 Free from 9am – 4pm  
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Cancelled: Sunday Morning Vocal Village 10:30 am
Cancelled: Sunday Morning Vocal Village
May 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Cancelled: Sunday Morning Vocal Village @ Unison Theatre
Chanting for Sunday, May 24th is cancelled. Every Other Sunday Guided by Amy McTear & Friends Sing yourself into a better state of being on Sunday Mornings.  Start your week off from a place of inner sanctitude.  Feel part of a greater community and something even greater than that! Ambient, world-fusion, audience participation music blending sacred phrases from the world’s mystery traditions with lyrics that touch the heart and speak … Continue reading
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Qi Gong for Seniors 11:00 am
Qi Gong for Seniors
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Qi Gong for Seniors @ Unison Theatre
with Zach Baker Qi Gong for Seniors is a gentle, easy, moving meditation that is practiced by over 100 million Chinese people daily. It has been proven to help heal all manner of disease, maintain health and increase longevity. Zach Baker has been practicing Qi Gong for over 10 years and has taught at Monhegan Island Yoga. He is working to help continue the legacy of his beloved mentor, Jeffery … Continue reading
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Qi Gong 5:30 pm
Qi Gong
May 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Qi Gong @ Unison Theatre | New Paltz | New York | United States
with Zach Baker Qi Gong is a series of meditative exercises considered to be the mother system of all martial art forms. The exercises help generate the flow of Qi energy throughout the body, combining dynamic and static meditation, breathing techniques, simple body movements and mental imagery. Zach Baker has been practicing Qi Gong for over 10 years and has taught at Monhegan Island Yoga. He is working to help … Continue reading
Life Drawing 7:30 pm
Life Drawing
May 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Life Drawing @ Unison Gallery
Unison offers a life-drawing session every Tuesday and alternate Saturday to give professional 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 Advanced 7:00 pm
Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Advanced
May 27 @ 7:00 pm
Tango Dance Lessons: Basic and Advanced @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Join Nina Jirka for fun and for  Tango | 7pm Basic and 8pm Advanced Wednesdays Dates include: May 6, 13, 20, 27 and June 3, 10, 17, 24 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 … Continue reading
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Music Discovery for Babies and Toddlers 10:00 am
Music Discovery for Babies and Toddlers
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Music Discovery for Babies and Toddlers @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Music Discovery is a class for babies, toddlers and their caregivers, designed to start children on their way to developing musical skills to last a lifetime. Early childhood is the most important time to learn skills such as melody and rhythm, when the developmental window of opportunity is wide open. Using playful activities, a variety of rhythm instruments, singing and movement, children and their caregivers start making music from many … Continue reading
Tai Chi Spring 2015 5:30 pm
Tai Chi Spring 2015
May 28 @ 5:30 pm
Tai Chi Spring 2015 @ Unison Theatre | New Paltz | New York | United States
with Martha Cheo April 30 – July 9 5:30-6:30pm:  Beginners & Mixed Levels* 6:30-7:15pm:  Advanced Forms* 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 … Continue reading
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Crazy Feet 7:30 pm
Crazy Feet
May 29 @ 7:30 pm
Crazy Feet @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Fifth Friday Dance with Crazy Feet. This hot swing dance band will return to Unison for an evening of East and West Coast Swing, Motown and good old rockin’ blues. Dance lesson at 7:30 by Nelson Rodriguez and Zahava Wilson. Sponsored by Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union Listen and watch here.
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Life Drawing on Saturday 10:00 am
Life Drawing on Saturday
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Life Drawing on Saturday @ Unison Gallery | New Paltz | New York | United States
Unison offers an extra three hour life-drawing session every other Saturday to give professional artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Please also join us on Tuesdays for additional sessions from 7:30 – 9:30 pm.
Rene Izquierdo and Carlo Aonzo 8:00 pm
Rene Izquierdo and Carlo Aonzo
May 30 @ 8:00 pm
Rene Izquierdo and Carlo Aonzo @ Unison Theater | New Paltz | New York | United States
Cuban-American guitarist Rene Izquierdo and Italian mandolinist Carlo Aonzo will delight audiences with an evening of classical music. Sponsored by The Law Offices of Robert F. Rich, Jr. Tuthilltown Spirits; Woodland Pond at New Paltz   Listen and watch here.
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Brush & Hammer: Opening Reception 4:00 pm
Brush & Hammer: Opening Reception
May 31 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Brush & Hammer: Opening Reception @ Unison Gallery | New Paltz | New York | United States
The Gallery at Unison Arts Center will present Brush & Hammer, the artwork of Elizabeth Rosen on Sunday, May 31st. Trained and awarded as a graphic designer before venturing self-taught into the worlds of painting, illustration, collage and mixed media, Elizabeth Rosen is an artist in perpetual creative motion.  Always fascinated with texture, contrast and juxtaposition, she has resisted the gravitational pull toward repeating herself, actively looking instead to let different … Continue reading