Saturday, May 12, 2018

Jazz at Beattie: The Claire Daly/Roberta Picket Duo, Sat., May 19, 5pm. Admission $10

Planet Arts returns to Beattie-Powers Place with Claire Daly on baritone sax and pianist Roberta Picket. A six-time winner of the Down Beat Critics' Poll, "Talent Deserving Wider Recognition", Claire Daly has also won the Jazz Journalists Association's "Baritone Saxophonist of the Year" award in 2005 and 2017. Of pianist Roberta Picket, Dave Wayne, of says, "Picket is emerging as one of the top tier of improvising pianists around." Jazz enthusiasts won't want to miss this acclaimed duo.

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"The baritone saxophone is in good hands with Daly, who maneuvers the hulking horn with a dead-on balance of grit and finesse."
The New Yorker
"Roberta Picket is a revelation on the piano, a virtuosa whose skill and innovation can enliven and transform any song."
NYC Jazz Record
Planet Arts concerts and workshops are supported by generous grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and The Greene County CIP Program administered by the Greene County Council on the Arts and the Bank of Greene County

Friday, April 27, 2018

Come celebrate another noteworthy year at Beattie-Powers Place!

To purchase tickets online for our Annual Benefit Dinner, click the "Buy Now" button at the top right of this page. Thank you for all your ever, your generosity makes our events possible. We look forward to seeing you on the 9th!

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Bluegrass at Beattie: C.B.Smith & the Lucky Devils, Sat., May 5, 5-7pm. Admission $10

Join us for our annual rollick-fest with C.B. Smith & the Lucky Devils. Rooted in bluegrass and influenced by genres from jazz to Gypsy, they'll perform acoustic originals and covers with an authenticity that's made them a favorite. 

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

"Reading the Landscape: Creating Purposeful Gardens by Observing Natural Environments," Saturday, April 28, 2pm. Free

Join Landscape Designer Heather Grimes for a meander through her specialty: creating ecologically rich gardens and the restoration of degraded woodland and meadow habitats. Heather has taught restoration with the Berkshire Botanical Garden, the Columbia Land Conservancy and the Spencertown Academy. Her practice is based in Hudson NY and surrounding areas. Donations welcome. for reservations

Monday, April 23, 2018

Schumann, Mozart and more: Bard Conservatory Trio, Sat., Apr. 28, 5pm. Free admission

From the Bard College Conservatory of Music, three young International artists present works by Schumann, Mozart, Chopin and Bach. Hailing from China, violist Hisin-Fang Wu. From the Czech Republic, Kristyna Petiskova, clarinet. And from Canada, pianist Vera Yihong Lu.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Growing smarter: Garden expert Jackie Burstall on "Vegetable Gardening", Sat., Apr. 14, 2pm. Free

Her love of vegetable gardening began in her grandfather’s garden, and 45 years later Jackie Burstall’s passion continues to grow. Join us as Jackie presents expert insights on creating low-maintenance gardens that are more efficient and productive.
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Jackie Burstall was Garden Center Manager at Story’s Nursery, Inc. for 26 years, where she purchased, grew and sold a large variety of plants, and managed staff.