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July 2015

Song-Gathering & Music-Making Workshop with Dan Zanes

July 18, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Grammy Award winner Dan Zanes will introduce children to classic folk songs to learn, interpret, play, and sing together. The group will come up with one finished song to perform on stage at the 1PM Dan Zanes and Elizabeth Mitchell concert later that day and as an opening act for the Introduction to Acting Workshop performances on Friday and Saturday, July 31 and August 1 as part of our annual Shakespeare in the Valley productions.

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“Girlchild Diary” (A film by Meredith Monk)

July 22, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Join the filmmaker for viewing of her new documentary film. It includes rare archival footage from performances of Monk’s seminal work, Education of the Girlchild, between 1973 and 2010, and centers on a reunion of the original cast members for a revival of the work at the Joyce Theater in 1993.

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August 2015
$5 - $12

Shakespeare in the Valley (picnic & performance)

August 1, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Performances on July 31 & August 1
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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The Young People’s Theater Arts Workshops’ Shakespeare, Costume Design, and Technical Theater workshops present Henry VIII. Directed by Zane Relethford.
Plus, the Intro to Acting crew will present “Childhood Champions and their Fantastical Feats,” a celebration of classic characters. Performances on July 31 & August 1. Rain date: August 2.
Co-sponsored by Clark Companies, Frank Lumia Real Estate Plus, and New York Central Mutual Insurance

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$5 - $12

Shakespeare in the Valley (picnic & performance)

August 1, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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The Young People’s Theater Arts Workshops’ Shakespeare, Costume Design, and Technical Theater workshops present Henry VIII. Directed by Zane Relethford.
Plus, the Intro to Acting crew will present “Childhood Champions and their Fantastical Feats,” a celebration of classic characters. Performances on July 31 & August 1. Rain date: August 2.
Co-sponsored by Clark Companies, Frank Lumia Real Estate Plus, and New York Central Mutual Insurance

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September 2015

Gallery Opening! 2015 Benefit Exhibit, “Play the Numbers” —Group Multi-Media Exhibit

September 4, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Our annual group show fundraiser! This year's theme is "Numbers."

(Reception Sponsored by Brewery Ommegang and Hand in Hand Farm)

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West Kortright Fair 2015

September 6, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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The Centre’s 10th annual family-friendly summer’s-end celebration of the region’s “agri-cultural” bounty includes a full afternoon of foot-stompin’ music and entertainment.
(Rain or Shine)

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April 2016

“Big Chuck” D’Imperio presents “The Unknown Museums of Upstate New York: A Guide to Fifty Treasures”

April 17, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Come enjoy Chuck's stories of the Bottle Museum, the Fly Fishing Museum, the Drain Tile Museum, the Kazoo Museum, the Trolley Museum, the Cobblestone Museum, and many more!

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May 2016

Gallery Opening: Group Photography Show

May 27, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Group photography show featuring Alan Herman, Editha Mesina, Gail Peachin, and David Sundberg.
Opening reception food & drink sponsored by Hand in Hand Farm and Brewery Ommegang.

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July 2016
$11 - $26

Gala Dance Under the Stars with Girls Guns & Glory

July 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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One of Rolling Stone’s “10 New Artists You Need To Know”:
“Modern-day Buddy Holly plus Dwight Yoakam divided by the Mavericks…Think-y, soulful lyrics paired with a beat you can dance to.” —Rolling Stone

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2016 Landscape & Garden Tour

July 10, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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The 25th annual tour to benefit The West Kortright Centre will be a journey along beautiful northern Catskills roads, a chance to see how others have enhanced their outdoor environments by simply accentuating the natural beauty of their sites. On view will be a myriad of design sensibilities incorporating flowers, shrubs, and trees, stonework, water elements, artwork, vegetable beds, and homes for livestock and wildlife.

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Gallery Opening: Lisa Jacobson, paintings

July 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Opening reception, Friday, July 15, 5–7 PM

Exhibit runs through August 27
Abstract paintings inspired by the systems of the natural world and holistic interconnected-ness.

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Shakespeare in the Valley 2016 Picnic & Performance

July 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Friday & Saturday shows
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Young People’s Theater Arts Workshops’ Shakespeare, Costume Design, and Technical Theater workshops present a fully staged production, preceded by a performance by the Intro to Acting workshop participants. Performances on July 29 & 30. Rain date: July 31. Plus, a community picnic!
Co-sponsored by Clark Companies, Frank Lumia Real Estate Plus, and NYCM Insurance

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September 2016

Gallery Opening! 2016 Benefit Exhibit, “Sticks ‘N’ Stones” —Group Multi-Media Exhibit

September 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Our annual fundraising exhibition will be a collection of artworks inspired by the natural environment of the northern Catskills and born from the inventive minds of area artists.

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West Kortright Fair 2016

September 4, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Join us for our Annual Labor Day Extravaganza!
•Foot-stompin’ music and entertainment.
•Pie eating contest
•Scrumptious foods made from fresh local products
•Group art show
•Shop a huge silent auction and rummage sale of antiques, goods, and services to benefit The WKC
•Lots of kid-friendly games and activities
•Hands-on Experimental Technology & Sound tent
•Shop for one-of-a-kind items from our favorite local vendors
Rain or shine!!

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$11 - $15

Voxare String Quartet meets the Man with a Movie Camera

September 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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This landmark project marries Dziga Vertov's 1929 silent masterpiece, The Man with a Movie Camera, with the Voxare Quartet's ingenuity, musical prowess, and aesthetic sensibilities to create an unforgettable and unique experience.
“With rustic melodies made edgy through piquant harmonies, and in passages of turbulent mechanical chugging, the music neatly corresponded to Vertov’s jumpy barrage of images. The members of the quartet, seated in darkness to one side of the stage, played with precision and passion”—The New York Times.

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May 2017

Opening Acts Auditions: Young Artists Showcase 2017

Sunday, May 21 @ 2:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Opening Acts: Young Artists Showcase is in its 26th year of encouraging the development of area youth through the arts. We invite young artists, ages 10-21, who attend schools or whose primary residences are in Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, or Schoharie county to audition for an opportunity to share their talents with Centre audiences. The performance or reading would be limited to five minutes prior to a professional production. Applications will be considered in any of the following categories: dramatic scenes;…

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July 2017
$16

Landscape and Garden Tour

Sunday, July 9 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Travel beautiful northern Catskills roads and get a rare insider look at how others have enhanced the natural beauty of their outdoor environments.

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$11 - $26

Gala Dance Under the Stars with Los TexManiacs

Saturday, July 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Combine a hefty helping of Tex Mex conjunto, simmer with several parts Texas rock, add a daring dash of well-cured blues and R&B riffs, and you’ve cooked up the tasty, oh-so-dance-able TexManiacs groove!

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