For 2020, we'd planned a bang-up celebration season of our 25th anniversary... that, along with so much else, could not happen. Insread, we offered what we could online, fun and informative workshops for photographers and crossword puzzle fans, a film trailer by Jerry Herman for his film, "Our Town [...]
December 21, 2020
This is just a short post to let our community know the sad news that yesterday morning December 20, 2020, we lost Val Coleman, who died after several days at Fairview Hospital after a fall.
As most of you know, Val was involved with the Arts Center from its beginnings, [...]
Val Coleman was not only a fine poet, writer, speaker, and historian, but also a playwright. In July of 2017 Val Coleman's play "The Stamp Collection" was presented at the Arts Center by The Sandisfield Players, a highlight of the many fine and memorable Players productions.
Here's what Val [...]
We got this from Fred Moyer recently, and wanted to share it with you. Fred has delighted audiences here in 2018 and 2019, was scheduled as a highlight of our "25 in 2020" celebration season, and will definitely be performing here whenever we resume live in-person performances.
Note the special [...]
Last year we looked back on a wonderful 2019 season in a season recap, Sandisfield Arts Center 2019 in Review: Charlie, Community, Culture, and Celebrations, posted on this site.
This year, the retrospective is now (September), and "retrospective" isn't exactly the right word. Instead, this is a [...]
In July, the world lost a creative, original spirit, Daniel Jacob Manacher.
Daniel and the Manacher-Birnbaum family are longtime and beloved members of the Sandisfield and Sandisfield Arts Center community. The text below is adapted from the August 2020 Sandisfield Times. With this online [...]
Among the many world experts residing in Sandisfield is Michelle Arnot, the Crossword Maven, author of Crossword Puzzles for Dummies and many other books for Acrossionados (a delightful term Michelle has coined).
If you missed her live in-person crossword puzzle workshops at the Sandisfield Arts [...]
A highlight of the Arts Center's 2019 season was the October performance by the gifted musicians Jeewon Park, pianist, and Ed Arron, cellist. One of the signature events for our 2020 25th anniversary season was to be a return performance by Ms. Park -- now postponed to our "25+1 in 2021" season. [...]
If you were one of the lucky 15 photographers to participate in Thad Kubis' live Zoom event yesterday, you're probably already seeing things with new eyes -- angles, light, aspect ratios, focus, and more -- Thad went through all the ways you can re-envision your photographs, with stunning example [...]