Valentine’s Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Tasting
Saturday February 10th in the Victorian Grand Parlor at Cunneenn- Hackett Arts Center 9 Vassar Street presents Valentine’s Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Tasting from 2:00 until 4:00 pm. Enjoy the delicious pairing of local wines with various cheeses and chocolate while listening to love songs. Admission $15. Catch the beautiful artwork on display and for sale by artist Maria Angeles Hegglin. A great Valentine’s Day gift of art!
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From Stage to Screen presents “Shrek Jr.,The Musical” and “Pipin”
From Stage to Screen presents “Shrek Jr.,The Musical” and “Pipin” the weekends of 1/8-1/17. Call 845 476-2455 or www.fromstage2screen.net for more info.
Naturalization Ceremony on Friday 12/1/17 from 12:30 to 3:30 pm in the VBI Theater
Voices for a broken house
Cocoon Theatre’s Soiree in the Parlor Series 9 Vassar St.
Cocoon Theatre’s Soiree in the Parlor Series 9 Vassar St.
“Outgrow Comfort” Panel Discussion
This panel discussion is about outgrowing your comfort and living in fulfillment. You will learn the tools that encourages you to grow personally, take risks in intimate relationships, career, family, health and corporate wellness, fitness and in your community. You will create a more satisfying life. It is with pleasure for Dr. Tameika Lawrence Ph.D. to have Stephanie Chery, Hayes Kanyike, Ebony Kinard RN, BSN, Wanda Jeanty MD, MS, HC, Holly Finley, Tiffany Wall, Anika Johnson ABD, join her in this conference.
This panel discussion is ideal for couples, high school , college students, working professionals, corporate executive, community advocates, and parents.
$35 Admission includes panel discussion, networking, lite lunch and appreciation gift bag.
Tickets: Eventbrite- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/outgrow-comfort-panel-discussion-tickets-38086207873
Joe Netherworld presents Tim Burton’s Ed Wood feature film starring Johnny Depp
Joe Netherworld presents Tim Burton’s Ed Wood feature film starring Johnny Depp at 8:00 pm as a fundraiser for the proposed Ed Wood bust to be located at Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center. Come to Michael Anzalone’s art reception starting at 5:00 pm and stay for the movie across the street at 8:00 pm.
Drum Circle and Poetry Reading- The Big Read highlights Joy Harjo’s “How We Became Human”
A traditional celebration of the human spirit. Light refreshments served. Donations welcome.
The Walkway Over the Hudson presents: An illustrated lecture by FRANC PALAIA on the history of Poughkeepsie’s little italy
Arts Mid-Hudson Grants
Oct. 3rd from 3:00-5:00 pm in the Grand parlor at 9 Vassar St.
Watch the brand new short video ArtsCast to learn more about some of the exciting arts events in our region. Click here! http://artsmidhudson.org/artscast/
Murder at the Vassar Brewery or Whatever Ales You? by Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center
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:
or call 845 486-4571.
A very special thank you to our generous sponsors and supporters of this Fall Fundraising Event–
McCabe & Mack Attorneys at Law
Sharon & John Gates, Wilfred & Carol Rohde
The law firm of Levine & Levine
Charles Porter, Artwork Photography
Salisbury Bank & Trust Company, Rhinebeck Bank, Hyde Park Brewing Company, Stewart’s Shops, Vassar College
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, email@example.com
* 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.
YER Productions: Belle Dame Sana Merci
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.
Standing Room Only Theater presents-A Chorus Line
“Standing Room Only Theater presents “A Chorus Line” as the culmination of its Teen Camp Friday 8/25 at 7:30, Saturday 8/26 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm and Sunday 8/27 at 2 pm.
Star2B productions: Les Misérables
Star2B productions: The Little Mermaid
Poughkeepsie Open Studios
Poughkeepsie Open Studios Visit for more information.
The Open Studio Tour takes you through several artists’ studios and galleries located in downtown historic Poughkeepsie, NY. The Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center is comprised of two beautifully restored Victorian landmark buildings built in 1881 and 1882 located minutes from the Metro-North station on Main and Vassar Streets and will have multiple artists’ work on display and for sale. An other highlight, the newly renovated 3 and half story Underwear Factory built in 1874 at 8 N. Cherry St. will offer exhibits and studio tours by local artists.
- From: 1:00 AM to 6:00 AM
- Admission: Free
- 9 Vassar St Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
- Group Rates/Incentives Offered: Yes
- Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Fathers Day Weekend: Sinatra Sounds, Big Band Style
On Father’s Day weekend in June, the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center in Poughkeepsie will be the venue for a swinging “Sinatra Sounds, Big Band Style” show that The Big Band Sound 20-piece jazz orchestra will be presenting, along with our vocalists and dancers, and it will benefit the Sparrow’s Nest local charity. Performances are Friday, June 16th at 8 p.m., Saturday, June 17th at 8 p.m. and Father’s Day Sunday, June 18th at 2 p.m. Tickets are now on-sale! See our EventBrite listing for all the details!
Sinatra Sounds, Big Band Style
The Big Band Sound 20-piece jazz orchestra with five vocalists along with swing dance performers present an evening of the classic music of Frank Sinatra and his friends, to benefit the Sparrow’s Nest local charity. Father’s Day weekend: Fri. 6/16 at 8 p.m., Sat. 6/17 at 8 p.m. and Sun. 6/18 at 2 p.m. Cunneen-Hackett Theater, 12 Vassar St., Poughkeepsie. General Admission: $20. Tickets: thebigbandsound.com.