Date: Sept 15-17, 2017
Time: 7pm

YER Productions: Belle Dame Sana Merci

CHRONICLES OF THE TRANSITION
A Startling New Play By
Carol Elkins
 
When the 2106 election results turned the world upside-down, what would be
the consequences?
Playwright Carol Elkins brings characters real – and unreal – together to
explore the possibilities.
THE PARLOR AT CUNNEEN HACKETT ARTS CENTER
9 Vassar Street Poughkeepsie
A staged reading featuring: Stephen Jones, Jody Satriani, Lawrence Miller,
Peter Kiewra, Kati Garcia-Renart, Marcel Garcia, James O’Neill, and Ellen
O’Neill
One performance only!
Followed by a Talk Back with the author and actors.
Saturday 23 September 2017 at 7:30 pm – Doors open 7:00 pm
Admission is free, but a donation of $10 is suggested to cover the costs.
Limited seating – To reserve seats email gullystan@gmail.com or leave a
message at 303-349-5635
 
“Beyond a Simple Folk Song”
Sunday, Sept. 24, 2:00pm
Cunneen- Hackett Arts Center, 12 Vassar St., Poughkeepsie, NY
Admission $12 Info: 845-229-0170, hvfolks@aol.com
Program
* Escape to Freedom is a dramatic reading of a short play by Maryellen Joncyk. Kevin Becker has added original music to this true story of Beacon resident Hung Truong’s escape from Vietnam after the fall of Saigon.
* Jim Pospisil – will present an original song cycle that is light-hearted, auto-biographical &draws from motifs and tunes that have pervaded pop culture. Jim also adds his song “Different” to “Escape to Freedom”
* Piedmont Bluz Acoustic Duo – will apply the “folk process” to blues songs written by Blind Willie McTell, Elizabeth Cotton & the Carter family.
* Magpie – will present a song cycle from their latest CD recording “When We Stand Together” – songs of the IWW, Joe Hill, and the labor movement.
This project is made possible, in part, through funding from Dutchess Tourism, Inc. and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson.

 

Cocoon Soiree Series Monday September 25th at 7:00 pm presents

“Gruesome Playground Injuries” by Rajiv Joseph

 A reading of this psycho-comedy curated by Tracy Carney. 

Date: September 24, 2017
Time: 2pm

HVFG’s – “Beyond a Simple Folk Song”

“Beyond a Simple Folk Song”
Sunday, Sept. 24, 2:00pm

Cunneen- Hackett Arts Center, 12 Vassar St., Poughkeepsie, NY
Admission $12 Info: 845-229-0170, hvfolks@aol.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program

* Escape to Freedom is a dramatic reading of a short play by Maryellen Joncyk. Kevin Becker has added original music to this true story of Beacon resident Hung Truong’s escape from Vietnam after the fall of Saigon.

* Jim Pospisil – will present an original song cycle that is light-hearted, auto-biographical &draws from motifs and tunes that have pervaded pop culture. Jim also adds his song “Different” to “Escape to Freedom”

* Piedmont Bluz Acoustic Duo – will apply the “folk process” to blues songs written by Blind Willie McTell, Elizabeth Cotton & the Carter family.

* Magpie – will present a song cycle from their latest CD recording “When We Stand Together” – songs of the IWW, Joe Hill, and the labor movement.

This project is made possible, in part, through funding from Dutchess Tourism, Inc. and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson.

Date: September 30, 2017
Time: 6:30-10pm

Murder at the Vassar Brewery or Whatever Ales You? by Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center

 

DESCRIPTION

The Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center, in partnership with the talented theater troupe from the Murder Café, Inc. present Murder at the Vassar Brewery or (Whatever Ales You?) on Saturday evening September 30th, 2017 staring at 6:30 pm. The beautiful Victorian Italianate buildings at 9 and 12 Vassar Street will set the scenes for an historic encounter of the murdering kind. During a sumptuous buffet dinner, up to one hundred distinguished guests will try to solve a period murder mystery involving the Vassar name. Admission is only $70 per person which includes appetizers, entrée, dessert, drinks and interactive sleuthing for prizes. Guests are welcome to wear Victorian costumes for prizes as well.

For more information and tickets go to:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/murder-at-the-vassar-brewery-or-whatever-ales-you-tickets-36195150670?aff=es2

or call 845 486-4571.

 

A very special thank you to our generous sponsors and supporters of this Fall Fundraising Event–


Patron Sponsors: 

McCabe & Mack Attorneys at Law

 

 

www.mccm.com

Levine & Levine

Sharon & John Gates, Wilfred & Carole Rohde

Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

www.hvfcu.org

 

Donors:

Salisbury Bank & Trust Company, Rhinebeck Bank, Hyde Park Brewing Company, Stewart’s Shops, The law firm of Levine & Levine

 

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Please consider Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center for your end of the year tax donation credit.

To Purchase Tickets, Click Here

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Date: October 21, 2017
Time: 7pm

“Drum Circle and Poetry- The Big Read highlights Joy Harjo’s “How We Became Human”

10/21 at 7:00 pm on the Event Calendar “Drum Circle and Poetry- The Big Read highlights Joy Harjo’s “How We Became Human”.