Pauline Oliveros Deep Listening Plaza

The dedication ceremony to unveil the sign at Deep Listening Plaza at Broadway Commons in Midtown Kingston consecrated the space in honor of Pauline Oliveros’ enduring contributions to music and the sacred rituals of deep listening. The idea for the Deep Listening Plaza interpretative sign came from the Kingston Arts Commission shortly after Oliveros’ passing … More Pauline Oliveros Deep Listening Plaza

BRAVO! A Smashing Success!

The 4th Annual MAD Celebration of the Arts on Friday night was fantastic! More than 300 artists and arts lovers christened the future home of the Cornell Creative Business & Arts Center at The Arc of Ulster-Greene with abundant artistic talent, positive community energy and strong support for the arts in Kingston. The annual all-volunteer … More BRAVO! A Smashing Success!

Together: A Pop-Up Art Show

A new addition to MAD’s annual Celebration of the Arts is a pop-up art show, “Together,” featuring Kingston artists of all abilities. Julie Hedrick, Distinguished Kingston Artist of the Year, and Sarah Carlson, Cornell Creative Arts Center Co-Developer, curated the show. The lineup of “Together” artists includes 26 paintings by artists from The Arc of … More Together: A Pop-Up Art Show

Sara Beames: Reflections on Rituals, Doodahs and Sparkling Inner Lights

When did you first know you were an artist? It was always there. When I was 11 I started taking pottery classes at a local studio. In college, I was an Art History major, mainly because it required an abundance of different studio classes. Then I discovered glass at San Francisco State University – both … More Sara Beames: Reflections on Rituals, Doodahs and Sparkling Inner Lights