DATURA ROAD

World Music of the East & West

SAT • JAN 19 • 8 PM

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SPIRIT BROTHERS
Sunday Enchantment

Meditative states and ecstatic engagement

Every 2nd Sunday of the month
11AM–12:30PM

3RD FRIDAYS SWING DANCE

3RD FRIDAYS SWING DANCE

FRI JAN 18
Lessons: 6:30 PM – 8 PM
Party: 8 PM – 10 PM

Music by METROPOLITAN HOT CLUB
Lessons by EMILY VANSTON

SWEET CLEMENTINES

and Hiding Behind Sound

New Paltz-Based Smart Pop!

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FRI • JAN 25 • 8 PM

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CONTEMPORARY BALLET & STRETCH

January 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until September 5, 2019

"Drawing from ballet, modern dance, yoga, and qi-gong, we wake up gently listening to our bodies, breath, and music. Connecting to the ground and skies, we realize the reality of Energy and focus on creating fluidity, awareness, body-mind alignment and balance. We dance in the enchanted garden." – Nina Jirka  Nina Jirka studied various forms of dance, music, and theatre at the legendary Russian Dance Academy in the USSR. Dancing as a soloist with the Moscow Festival Ballet, Perm Opera, Kremlin Ballet, and Stars of Bolshoi, Nina…

TAI CHI with Martha Cheo

January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Tai Chi Chuan is an ancient Chinese martial art and healing exercise that opens up the flow of “Qi” (life force energy) in the body to improve your overall wellbeing. Based on the Daoist principle of balancing Yin and Yang, Tai Chi brings you in harmony with natural forces, your surroundings, and yourself. People of all ages and abilities can practice Tai Chi.  Benefits include: reduced back and arthritic pain; increased strength, balance, flexibility and coordination; better cardiovascular functioning; resistance…

MUSIC TOGETHER

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until March 8, 2019

There's still some spots left for the Mixed-Age 11:15 AM–12 PM slot! Classes run each Friday thru March 8th with snow dates scheduled for March 15 7 March 22 if needed. Mixed-Age (0-4) A fun & engaging 45-minute class for children infant through age 4 and their parents or caregivers. Plan to be silly while we build fundamental tonal and rhythmic skills by singing many age-appropriate songs especially arranged for a young child's voice. Class involves movement, singing, dancing and…

FILMMAKING CLASS with Allyson Ferrara-FULL

January 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This class will teach students the fundamentals of filmmaking. Students will learn what is necessary in order to create a movie by going through the processes of preproduction, production, and post production.  Students will create a short film with an idea they conceptualize, shoot, and edit. Students will work together as a team, both crew and actors, in order to create their own short movie. Students are asked to please bring their own iPhone or iPad to create and edit…

3rd FRIDAYS SWING DANCE-Metropolitan Hot Club

January 18 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for a night of swing dance lessons led by Emily Vanston & a swing dance party with live music by Metropolitan Hot Club. Intermediate/Advanced swing lessons from 6:30PM – 7:30PM (Fee $10) *Must be comfortable with the 8-count swing out Free Intro/beginner lesson for new dancers from 7:30PM – 8PM Swing Dance Party 8PM-10PM $15 Non-Member $12 Students & Members Pay at the door

LIFE DRAWING Saturdays

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 28, 2019

Life Drawing sessions are offered every Saturday and Tuesday giving artists, hobbyists, amateur artists, and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction Saturday sessions are dedicated to short to medium length poses for the first hour and a half and one long pose lasting an hour and a half. Individual sessions are $25 for non-members & $20 for Unison members, pay cash/check at door.

DATURA ROAD-Blended Music of the East & West

January 19 @ 8:00 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vh-4zsPsYDg Datura Road is a world music ensemble that is combining the sounds of East and West with the energy of the Hudson Valley and greater New York area. Datura Road was created when guitarist, oudist, vocalist, and pennywhistle player, Matt Nobile invited guitarist/mandolinist, and former teacher Raphael Garritano, to work through some songs. Percussionist David Budd was recruited shortly thereafter, and bassist Peter Nobile was pulled in by his son Matt who then became the fourth member. Influenced by…

QIGONG with Martha Cheo

January 21 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Qigong is an ancient Chinese healing practice that helps open up energy flow in the body. Rooted in traditional Chinese medicine, Qigong has been practiced for centuries for physical, emotional, and spiritual healing. Participants will learn how to cultivate Qi (life force energy) through simple exercises that are easy to learn and can be practiced by people of all ages and abilities. Its many benefits include: increased body awareness, proper alignment, strength and flexibility; improved circulation, digestion, relaxation and focus;…

ISRAELI, GREEK, & BALKAN DANCE with Myra French

January 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2019

Beautiful music & traditional dances.  A fun class that offers great exercise! No partner necessary. Beginners welcome. $10, payable online or at the door

CONTEMPORARY BALLET & STRETCH

January 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until September 5, 2019

"Drawing from ballet, modern dance, yoga, and qi-gong, we wake up gently listening to our bodies, breath, and music. Connecting to the ground and skies, we realize the reality of Energy and focus on creating fluidity, awareness, body-mind alignment and balance. We dance in the enchanted garden." – Nina Jirka  Nina Jirka studied various forms of dance, music, and theatre at the legendary Russian Dance Academy in the USSR. Dancing as a soloist with the Moscow Festival Ballet, Perm Opera, Kremlin Ballet, and Stars of Bolshoi, Nina…

TAI CHI with Martha Cheo

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Tai Chi Chuan is an ancient Chinese martial art and healing exercise that opens up the flow of “Qi” (life force energy) in the body to improve your overall wellbeing. Based on the Daoist principle of balancing Yin and Yang, Tai Chi brings you in harmony with natural forces, your surroundings, and yourself. People of all ages and abilities can practice Tai Chi.  Benefits include: reduced back and arthritic pain; increased strength, balance, flexibility and coordination; better cardiovascular functioning; resistance…

MUSIC TOGETHER

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until March 8, 2019

There's still some spots left for the Mixed-Age 11:15 AM–12 PM slot! Classes run each Friday thru March 8th with snow dates scheduled for March 15 7 March 22 if needed. Mixed-Age (0-4) A fun & engaging 45-minute class for children infant through age 4 and their parents or caregivers. Plan to be silly while we build fundamental tonal and rhythmic skills by singing many age-appropriate songs especially arranged for a young child's voice. Class involves movement, singing, dancing and…

FILMMAKING CLASS with Allyson Ferrara-FULL

January 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

This class will teach students the fundamentals of filmmaking. Students will learn what is necessary in order to create a movie by going through the processes of preproduction, production, and post production.  Students will create a short film with an idea they conceptualize, shoot, and edit. Students will work together as a team, both crew and actors, in order to create their own short movie. Students are asked to please bring their own iPhone or iPad to create and edit…

SWEET CLEMENTINES–Local Melodic Rock Favorites

January 25 @ 8:00 pm

New Paltz-based smart-pop legends The Sweet Clementines perform a home town show at Unison Arts, joined by SubFamily Records labelmates Hiding Behind Sound. Eccentric original rock, sweet and weird, overstuffed with melody and melancholy, vibraphones and violins, from New York's Mid-Hudson Valley. "Sweet Clementines: Sophisticated, timeless, solid. If diamonds made a sound, it would be equivalent to music of The Sweet Clementines. Multi-faceted. Witty. Songs and instrumentation sparkling with light bending lustre and charm." --Rick. - Music Director, DJ 98.1…

LIFE DRAWING Saturdays

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 28, 2019

Life Drawing sessions are offered every Saturday and Tuesday giving artists, hobbyists, amateur artists, and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction Saturday sessions are dedicated to short to medium length poses for the first hour and a half and one long pose lasting an hour and a half. Individual sessions are $25 for non-members & $20 for Unison members, pay cash/check at door.

QIGONG with Martha Cheo

January 28 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Qigong is an ancient Chinese healing practice that helps open up energy flow in the body. Rooted in traditional Chinese medicine, Qigong has been practiced for centuries for physical, emotional, and spiritual healing. Participants will learn how to cultivate Qi (life force energy) through simple exercises that are easy to learn and can be practiced by people of all ages and abilities. Its many benefits include: increased body awareness, proper alignment, strength and flexibility; improved circulation, digestion, relaxation and focus;…

ISRAELI, GREEK, & BALKAN DANCE with Myra French

January 29 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2019

Beautiful music & traditional dances.  A fun class that offers great exercise! No partner necessary. Beginners welcome. $10, payable online or at the door

CONTEMPORARY BALLET & STRETCH

January 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until September 5, 2019

"Drawing from ballet, modern dance, yoga, and qi-gong, we wake up gently listening to our bodies, breath, and music. Connecting to the ground and skies, we realize the reality of Energy and focus on creating fluidity, awareness, body-mind alignment and balance. We dance in the enchanted garden." – Nina Jirka  Nina Jirka studied various forms of dance, music, and theatre at the legendary Russian Dance Academy in the USSR. Dancing as a soloist with the Moscow Festival Ballet, Perm Opera, Kremlin Ballet, and Stars of Bolshoi, Nina…

TAI CHI with Martha Cheo

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Tai Chi Chuan is an ancient Chinese martial art and healing exercise that opens up the flow of “Qi” (life force energy) in the body to improve your overall wellbeing. Based on the Daoist principle of balancing Yin and Yang, Tai Chi brings you in harmony with natural forces, your surroundings, and yourself. People of all ages and abilities can practice Tai Chi.  Benefits include: reduced back and arthritic pain; increased strength, balance, flexibility and coordination; better cardiovascular functioning; resistance…

MUSIC TOGETHER

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until March 8, 2019

There's still some spots left for the Mixed-Age 11:15 AM–12 PM slot! Classes run each Friday thru March 8th with snow dates scheduled for March 15 7 March 22 if needed. Mixed-Age (0-4) A fun & engaging 45-minute class for children infant through age 4 and their parents or caregivers. Plan to be silly while we build fundamental tonal and rhythmic skills by singing many age-appropriate songs especially arranged for a young child's voice. Class involves movement, singing, dancing and…

FILMMAKING CLASS with Allyson Ferrara-FULL

February 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

This class will teach students the fundamentals of filmmaking. Students will learn what is necessary in order to create a movie by going through the processes of preproduction, production, and post production.  Students will create a short film with an idea they conceptualize, shoot, and edit. Students will work together as a team, both crew and actors, in order to create their own short movie. Students are asked to please bring their own iPhone or iPad to create and edit…

LIFE DRAWING Saturdays

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 28, 2019

Life Drawing sessions are offered every Saturday and Tuesday giving artists, hobbyists, amateur artists, and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction Saturday sessions are dedicated to short to medium length poses for the first hour and a half and one long pose lasting an hour and a half. Individual sessions are $25 for non-members & $20 for Unison members, pay cash/check at door.

THE JAZZ BASTARDS–NYC Vaudeville Jazz

February 2 @ 8:00 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52-w8s71fYY The Jazz Bastards are a NYC quintet featuring Matt Kanelos, Aldo Perez, Jenny Mitchell, Nick Parker and Glen Heroy. The use of toys, costume, spoons, tap and electronics mix with the 4 Jazz Bastard vocalists for a weird yet reverent cocktail. They present standards and original jazz compositions with a vaudeville edge.   Click above for Jazz Bastards review We encourage guests to purchase tickets online in advance. There is a $3 surcharge per ticket purchased at the door…

QIGONG with Martha Cheo

February 4 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Qigong is an ancient Chinese healing practice that helps open up energy flow in the body. Rooted in traditional Chinese medicine, Qigong has been practiced for centuries for physical, emotional, and spiritual healing. Participants will learn how to cultivate Qi (life force energy) through simple exercises that are easy to learn and can be practiced by people of all ages and abilities. Its many benefits include: increased body awareness, proper alignment, strength and flexibility; improved circulation, digestion, relaxation and focus;…

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