October 2015

Bard College: Bard College Percussion Ensemble and Percussion Discussion, eaturing Eli Fountaine. 7:30 p.m. Blum Institute, Room N211 (jazz room). Free and open to the public. (845) 758-7572; www.bard.edu.  
Bard College: A reading by Brian Evenson, the celebrated and controversial author of Altmann's Tongue, The Wavering Knife, and other books. Introduced by Bradford Morrow; followed by a Q&A. 2:30 p.m.–4 p.m. Campus Center, Weis Cinema. Annandale campus. Sponsored by the Innovative Contemporary Fiction Reading Series. (845) 758-7054; www.bard.edu.  
Vassar College: Vassar College and Community Wind Ensemble. James Osborn, conductor. 3 p.m. Skinner Hall. 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie. (845) 437-7294; music.vassar.edu.  
Oblong Books and Music, Rhinebeck: Author event: Forrest Pritchard, Growing Tomorrow: A Farm-to-Table Journey in Photos and Recipes, presented at the Rhinebeck Farmers Market. 11 a.m.–1 p.m. 61 East Market Street. (845) 876-0500; www.oblongbooks.com.  
NorthEast-Millerton Library: Music and Art of Tom Hanford, musician/storyteller/ visual artist: painted masks and props. Songs for Grownups, 8 p.m.; music by some of Tom's friends with Tom accompanying; Tom's own music following an intermission. Library Annex. 28 Century Boulevard, Millerton. (518) 789-3340.   
Moviehouse, Millerton: National Theare Live in HD: Shakespeare's Hamlet, starring Benedict Cumberbatch. Directed by Lyndsey Turner. 1 p.m. $21. Boxed lunch available for preorder. 48 Main Street. (518) 789-0022; www.themoviehouse.net.  
Vassar College: Vassar College Choir: semistaged production of Henry Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas. Stage director, Drew Minter. 8 p.m. Skinner Hall. Preceded at 7 p.m. by a companion lecture by early music experts Frans and Julie Muller. 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie. (845) 437-7294; music.vassar.edu.  
Moviehouse, Millerton: Jeffrey L. Neumann: Vanishing America, paintings in oils and watercolor. Through January 9, 2016. 48 Main Street, Millerton. (518) 789-0022.   
Morrison Gallery: Stacked, featuring new work by sculptor Lydia Musco. Through November 22. 8 Old Barn Road, Kent, CT. (860) 927-4501.  
Locust Grove Estate: Moments in Manhattan, photographs by Claudia Gorman. Transverse Gallery. Through February 28, 2016. 2683 South Road (US Route 9), Poughkeepsie. (845) 454-4500.  
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