Local painters Barbara Gordon and Dana Schutzer will display their work in a show at the Unison Gallery located at 68 Mountain Rest Rd. in New Paltz on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 4 to 6 p.m. Unison’s gallery committee liked the two artists’ work and decided to pair them in […]

The first Capoeira workshop at SUNY New Paltz was held in the Elting Gym on Saturday, Oct. 24. The workshop was co-sponsored by the Departments of Anthropology and Theater Arts and the Anthropology Club. The class was lead by native Brazilian Gustavo Caldas who has been studying capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian […]

The improvisational music of Miles Davis reverberates off the walls in the college dorm room of Vince Tampio and Mike Kadnar. These two SUNY New Paltz music students make up half of the jazz band Quatrane. Jazz flows emotionally through the instruments of these musicians and transforms into notes for […]

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On a sunny Friday afternoon amid the yellow stream of taxis and the rushed pace of pedestrians, are stands and tents filled with vegetables, fruits and cheeses. Here, in the bustle of New York City among rising stone edifices, a small group of local farmers have brought their goods. The […]

  A student film crew stands outside Tinker Street Theater for a screening at Woodstock Film Festival’s 10th anniversary celebration, waiting for actress Vera Farmiga to exit and give a short interview about her new movie, “Up in the Air.”  Trying to get a few questions in before being brushed […]

Individuals within the college-aged demographic are sometimes familiar with the term “infotainment” – the blending of entertainment and informative programming. Infotainment is packaged as satire, propaganda and, in some cases, news. Within the modern journalism community the term has a negative connotation. Infotainment is viewed by many as propaganda designed […]

Hidden away on Kelder’s Farm in the small town of Kerhonkson stands Chomsky, a 13-foot-6-inch garden gnome. Chomsky was originally built by artist Maria Reidelbach and kept at a miniature golf course in lower Manhattan but was moved to Kelder’s Farm after the course was closed, where a new 10 […]

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I thought I’d follow up my last piece with another article about the music industry. I have been a musician for about eight years and in 2006 I traveled to the midwest and back with a rock ‘n’ roll band. As many musicians who have been on tour could say: […]

From the world of possibilities offered by Web 2.0, the one that fascinates me the most is giving the power to the people. Anyone can be someone. The most valuable medium is right at your fingertips, and it’s just as accessible to be a producer. Unlike the television and radio […]

It is easy to drown in the sea of digital media content. For anyone looking for senseless entertainment, we have the ever popular YouTube. For information-savvy minds, we have TED.com. TED, short for Technology, Entertainment and Design, is owned by a private nonprofit organization called The Sapling Foundation. Founded in […]

YesNetwork.com is a for profit Web site created by the New York Yankees to provide the most up to date information about the team for their fans in a quick and convenient manner. The Web site provides various types of original content including blogs and videos and overall, is easy […]

StumbleUpon.com was created by Garrett Camp, Geoff Smith, Justin LaFrance and Eric Boyd. It is a for profit site in which users submit links to pictures, blogs, videos, articles or sites they find interesting. Users access these sites by clicking the “stumble” button on the top of their screens. StumbleUpon […]

FunnyorDie.com is a Web site that features unique and hilarious videos that viewers can vote on. Viewers have the power to decide the fate of videos by voting whether it is “funny” or if it should, yes, you guessed it, “die.” This site features a combination of original and exclusive […]

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Independent filmmakers and the YouTube generation have received a helping hand from the folks at IndyMogul.com. The site focuses on those who love movies and want to create special effects without breaking the bank. With videos on low-budget filmmaking tips and tricks, their backyard special effects (BFX), are a cheap […]

The Mohonk Preserve will sponsor an introduction to Project FeederWatch on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Program FeederWatch is a winter-long survey of birds organized by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in which anyone can participate from the comfort of their own home. “It’s a really phenomenal […]

After the first victory of the season, many college teams celebrate by drinking gallons upon gallons of free alcohol. Not the SUNY New Paltz Women’s Rugby team. They would much rather jump off steep cliffs into 45 degree water. On a recent Sunday afternoon about half the team trekked to […]

Audio production hardware and software have progressed significantly giving modern recordings a smooth crisp sound. But what kind of a toll has this new technology taken on the record industry as a whole? It’s hard to say with complete certainty, but conclusions can be drawn from noticeable trends, and I’ll […]

As many who read or watch the news have noticed, the medium is evolving rapidly. Due to a combination of consumer demand and technological advances, news has become a 24 hour, instantaneous, interactive information portal that can be accessed from the palm of your hand. This is not a bad […]