Saturday, June 16, 2018

What a perfect evening we spent together at this year's Fundraiser Dinner!

Thank you for helping to make it wonderful – and for helping us to continue to make Beattie-Powers Place a unique resource for the community. With your support, we are able to preserve and protect one of Catskill’s treasures, and to provide programs ranging from chamber music to bluegrass, jazz to baseball history. New this fall, our calendar will feature a poetry series, inspired by our commitment to building an increasingly diverse audience. Once again, on behalf of the entire board, our heartfelt thanks for your steadfast generosity. As a 501(c )3, we couldn’t do it without you.

Photos by Veronica Chewens

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Jazz at Beattie: Michael Benedict – New Quartet, Sun., June 3, 2pm. Admission $10

For the last time this season, we welcome back Planet Arts with a performance by Michael Benedict - musician, educator, recording artist, and Greene County resident. With five recordings released to date, Downbeat Magazine picked BOPITUDE "Five and One" as one of the Best Albums of 2013. His most recent release, "Circulation: The Music of Gary McFarland", was an Editor's Pick in Downbeat Magazine and listed as one of the Best Jazz Albums of 2015 by National Public Radio and critics Ted Gioia and Scott Yanow.

Michael's new quartet features:

Michael Benedict-vibraphone
Chuck Lamb-piano
Ira Coleman-bass
Jeff "Siege" Siegel-drums

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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