Date: November 3-12, 2017
Time: 7pm

Voices for a broken house

Date: October 30, 2017
Time: 7pm

Cocoon Theatre’s Soiree in the Parlor Series 9 Vassar St.

Cocoon Theatre’s Soiree in the Parlor Series 9 Vassar St.

Date: October 28, 2017
Time: 2PM-5PM

“Outgrow Comfort” Panel Discussion

 
Tickets: $35

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

Date: October 28, 2017
Time: 8pm at 12 Vassar St

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.

Date: October 21, 2017
Time: 7pm

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.

 

Date: October 8, 2017
Time: 3-4pm

The Walkway Over the Hudson presents: An illustrated lecture by FRANC PALAIA on the history of Poughkeepsie’s little italy

Date: October 3, 2017
Time: 3-5pm

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/

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

 

Sharon & John Gates, Wilfred & Carol Rohde


www.hvfcu.org

 

The law firm of Levine & Levine

 

Charles Porter,  Artwork Photography

 

Donors:

Salisbury Bank & Trust Company, Rhinebeck Bank, Hyde Park Brewing Company, Stewart’s Shops, Vassar College

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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: 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: August 26-27, 2017
Time: 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.

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.

Date: July 22- august 13, 2017
Time: TBA

Star2B productions: Les Misérables

Date: July 10-22nd, 2017
Time: full day 9-3pm, half day 9-12pm

Star2B productions: The Little Mermaid

Date: June 24-June 25 2017
Time: 7pm

Cinderella

Date: June 17-18, 2017
Time: June 17 & 18th from 1-5pm

Poughkeepsie Open Studios

Poughkeepsie Open Studios Visit PoughkeepsieOpenStudios.org for more information.

 

 

Click here for more info: https://paththroughhistory.iloveny.com/includes/calendar-of-events/Poughkeepsie-Open-Studio-Art-Tour/35783/#.WR9SSZV1uM9

 

 

 

 

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

 

Date: June 16-18, 2017
Time: 8pm Friday and Saturday • 2pm Sunday

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!

Date: June 16-18, 2017
Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm

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.

 

Date: June 10-11th, 2017
Time: June 10th @ 3:00 PM & 7:30 PM June 11th @ 1:00 PM & 4:00 PM

Peter Pan Jr.

Hello from your friends at From Stage to Screen. We are super happy to announce that tickets are on sale for our Company Production of “Beauty and the Beast” and our Young Company Production of “Peter Pan Jr!” Both shows are going to be a blast, so get your tickets now! More info below. Also there is still time to sing up for Summer Camps, for more info on camps click Here. (And if you are considering signing up for the Cabaret Performance camp do so quickly, there are only 4 spots left!)

 

June 10th @ 3:00 PM & 7:30 PM
June 11th @ 1:00 PM & 4:00 PM

To Reserve Tickets Click HERE!

 

 

 

Date: June 3, 2017
Time: 2pm & 7pm

Beauty and the Beast

Hello from your friends at From Stage to Screen. We are super happy to announce that tickets are on sale for our Company Production of “Beauty and the Beast” and our Young Company Production of “Peter Pan Jr!” Both shows are going to be a blast, so get your tickets now! More info below. Also there is still time to sing up for Summer Camps, for more info on camps click Here. (And if you are considering signing up for the Cabaret Performance camp do so quickly, there are only 4 spots left!)

 

2:00 PM show features “Storytime with Belle” which: Comes with 1 Child Ticket to the Show plus your child is invited to come early and have Belle read them one of her favorite stories. Story Time Starts at 1:15 pm. Parents can join story time with a regular Adult Ticket.
June 4th @ 12:00 PM & 4:00 PM
4:00 PM show features, “Storytime with Belle” w/ story time starting at 3:15 pm.

To Reserve Tickets Click HERE!

Date: May 29, 2017
Time: 7pm

Cocoon Theatre Presents: A soiree where it’s everyone’s Birthday and also your Birthday

Cocoon Theatre Presents: A soiree where it’s everyone’s Birthday and also your Birthday, even though it’s not actually your Birthday. Happy Birthday! Food, Live Music, A Pinata…

 

Location: 9 Vassar St Monday

5/29 7 pm $10 admission