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2013 PERFORMANCE

WINTER SOLSTICE 2013 with HAPPY TRAUM & FRIENDS
Byrdcliffe’s wonderful annual Winter Solstice tradition continued this holiday season with a performance by Happy Traum & Friends at the Bearsville Theater. This year, Happy was joined by Larry CampbellTeresa WilliamsAmy HelmByron IsaacsCindy CashdollarMike & Ruthy, and Justin Guip.
Concert Date and Time: Friday, December 13, 2013, 8:00 pm
LocationBearsville Theater, 291 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY

Tickets: $65 / $45 / $25

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SONGWRITERS’ ROUNDTABLE – SIMONE FELICE / SIMI STONE / GILBANE PECK / GABRIEL DRESDALE
A very special performance fundraiser: Songwriters’ Roundtable with local talents Simone Felice, Simi Stone and Gilbane Peck, joined by Gabriel Dresdale on the cello.
Event Date and Time: Friday, November 29, 2013, 8:00 pm
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY
Tickets: $25 general admission / $22 Byrdcliffe members

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LUCAS HANDWERKER
In this brand new untitled performance, Lucas Handwerker explored the nature of fear, intuition and our minds’ dark corners. This was a far more intimate show exploring darker material than any previous performance.
Event Date and Time: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 7:30 pm
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY
Tickets: $20

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JEREMY BERNSTEIN AND BURNELL PINES ALBUM RELEASE PARTY
Jeremy Bernstein and Burnell Pines Album Release Party with Ben Perowsky at the Byrdcliffe Barn.
Event Date and Time: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 7:30 pm (show starts at 8:00 pm)
Location: Byrdcliffe Barn, 485 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock, NY

Tickets: $10

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BYRDCLIFFE NIGHT AT THE OPERA
A gala evening that started with a scrumptious dinner at a Byrdcliffe supporter’s home, followed by a lively night of music at the Byrdcliffe Theater presented by Maria Todaro. Following the performance there was a champagne and dessert reception.
Event Date and Time: Saturday, September 7, 2013, 5:30 pm with opera performance starting at 8:00 pm
Location: Dinner at private homes (location TBA); Byrdcliffe Theater, 380 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock, NY

Tickets and Sponsorships: $135, $500, $1,000

PAULINE OLIVEROS
Renowned composer Pauline Oliveros gave a special solo performance at the Byrdcliffe Art Colony on Saturday, August 31 at 3:00 pm. The event took place on the front lawn of White Pines, the historic home of Ralph and Jane Whitehead, now part of Byrdcliffe’s Artist in Residence program. Read more
Event Date and Time: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 300 pm
Location: White Pines, 454 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock, NY

Tickets: $15 / $12 for members

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ROSWELL RUDD QUARTET

The Roswell Rudd Quartet performed Songs from their CD Keep Your Heart Right. The program included Rudd classics such as You Blew It from his cult opera Blues for the Planet Earth; Keep Your Heart Right which goes back to his days with Archie Shepp (1960’s) and Sheila Jordan (1970’s); to new classics such as Bamako and I’m Going Sane One Day at a Time.
Event Date and Time: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 8:00 pm
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY

Tickets: $20 (not-yet member) / $18 (member)

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BYRDCLIFFE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

Byrdcliffe presents the second annual Festival of the Arts, Friday through Sunday, June 14 – 16, 2013, at the Byrdcliffe Art Colony and Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock, NY. Thirteen regional arts organizations (8 The Play, Cleek Schrey, Clyde Forth Visual Theatre, Douglas Dunn & Dancers, Gioia Timpanelli, Grace Kiley, Happy Traum, Jess Smith, Lucas Handwerker, Paul Green Presents, Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice, Woodstock Players and Woodstock Writers Festival) will be presenting performances ranging from concerts, stage plays, modern mystery, comedy, spoken word to dance performances. For more information, schedule and tickets, go to byrdcliffefestival.org.
Event Dates and Times: Friday – Sunday, June 14 – 16, 2013
Locations: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Byrdcliffe Barn and Byrdcliffe Theater, Woodstock, NY

Tickets: $20 / Festival Passes: $100

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PETER WETZLER AND THE REPEATOS

Peter Wetzler returned to the Kleinert/James Center for the Arts with the continuation of his solo piano improvisation series. He was joined in the second half of the concert by his ensemble “The Repeatos”.
Event Date and Time: Saturday, June 1, 2013, 8:00 pm
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY

Tickets: $20 (not-yet member) / $18 (member)

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KAIROS: A CONSORT OF SINGERS
Kairos, a vocal ensemble dedicated to the performance of unaccompanied choral literature from the Medieval to the present. The group is Artist-in-Residence at Holy Cross Monastery in West Park, New York and regularly performs church cantatas of J. S. Bach as a part of its popular Bach Cantata Series.
Event Date and Time: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 7:00 pm
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY

Tickets: $15 (not-yet member) / $12 (member)

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JOHN MEDESKI: SOLO PIANO
John Medeski, a jazz keyboards player and composer, is a veteran of New York’s 1990s avant-garde jazz scene and is known popularly as a member of Medeski Martin & Wood. Keyboard master John Medeski thrives on the unpredictable. With A Different Time, his first solo piano project (out April 9), Medeski once again takes his sound in a completely unexpected direction – unexpected even to him.
Event Date and Time: Friday, April 12, 2013, 8:00 pm
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY

Tickets: $25 (not-yet member) / $22 (member)

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RAISE THE ROOF
A Benefit Concert to fix Sandy Hurricane damage to the Byrdcliffe Historic House, White Pines, featuring musicians Happy TraumJay Ungar and Molly MasonMarc BlackMikhail Horowitz & Gilles MalkineScott Petito and Leslie Ritter, and Ed SandersRead more
Event Date and Time: Friday, March 22, 2013, 8:00 pm
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY

Tickets: $40 (incl. assigned seating and reception) / $25 (not-yet member) / $22 (member)

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LUCAS HANDWERKER: THE PROCESS
Lucas Handwerker has been astonishing audiences with his mental acrobatics since a very early age. Using hypnosis, psychological persuasion and neuro-linguistic programming, Handwerker offers an intimate look at the untapped power of the mind.
Event Date and Time: Friday, February 22, 2013, 7:00 pm
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY

Tickets: $20 (not-yet member) / $18 (member)

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NEW ZION TRIO – LIVE CONCERT
New Zion Trio forges a fresh musical path by bringing together Roots, Reggae, Dub, Doom, and Jazz styles in a soulful acoustic setting. The group features three masters of Reggae and Jazz: Jamie Saft (piano/keyboards), Brad Jones (acoustic bass), and Craig Santiago (drums).
Concert Date and Time: Saturday, February 9, 2013, 8:00 pm
Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY

Tickets: $15 (not-yet member) / $12 (member)

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All 2013 Byrdcliffe arts programming is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.