BLOOM & THE B2's

Women's Voice Ensembles

FRI, 4/26 • 8 PM

TICKETS & VIDEO

WILLA & COMPANY

Blues Hall of Fame Vocalist

SAT, 4/27 • 8 PM

TIX & VIDEO

Performing an eclectic mix of blues, soul, rock, & funk
in the Hudson Valley for 2 decades

MOUNTAIN LAUREL
HIGH SCHOOL ENSEMBLE

with Henry Ferland opening on solo guitar

FRI, MAY 3 • 7:30 PM

TICKETS

RAINA SOKOLOV-GONZALEZ

Alternative R&B and Soul

SAT, MAY 4 • 8 PM

TICKETS & VIDEO

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FILMMAKING CLASS with Allyson Ferrara: SOLD OUT

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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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…

BLOOM & THE B2’S–Women’s Voice Ensembles

April 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_M5B_rk1gA Bloom (34 voices) and The B2’s (10 voices) are Women’s Community Voice Ensembles founded and directed by Musician, Composer and Teaching Artist Debbie Lan. In their 12th year, these two ensembles enjoy singing a large variety of eclectic music. With original arrangements by Debbie, Bloom and the B2’s repertoire include songs by Sweet Honey in the Rock, Matisyahu, Elton John, Sting, The Boswell Sisters, Pat Humphries, Johnny Clegg, Milck and original songs, amongst others. Past performances include The Rosendale…

LIFE DRAWING Saturdays

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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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.

WILLA & COMPANY–Contemporary Blues Vocalist

April 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

https://youtu.be/DDlYCMuB3aQ?t=17 A newly minted NY State Blues Hall of Fame inductee (August, 2018), Singer/songwriter Willa Vincitore has been building a fan base across the Hudson Valley for nearly two decades. While her songwriting is an eclectic mix of blues, soul, rock, funk and (occasionally) pop, there’s one thing that ties it all together—that voice. Willa Vincitore and Company will be bringing a quieter set to Unison, with a trio that features New Paltz and Rosendale natives Scott Milici and Roger LaRochelle…

QIGONG with Martha Cheo

April 29 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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

April 30 @ 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

LIFE DRAWING Tuesdays

April 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2019

Life Drawing sessions are offered every Tuesday and Saturday giving artists, hobbyists, amateur artists, and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. Individual sessions are $20 for non-members & $15 for Unison members, pay cash/check at door.

CUBAN SALSA DANCE CLASS

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBMB9nxLQ3s&feature=youtu.be Dance instructors Andrés Veranes and Valentina Suaréz, from Cuban and Colombian origins respectively, actually met on the dance floor, now married! They will be teaching Cuban style dancing, similar to Salsa but with Cuban moves and Cuban music. The focus will be on Cuban "Rueda de Casino" moves and "Timba" music (also known as Cuban Salsa), but we will also touch on Cuban Son, Cha Cha Cha and Afro Cuban or Rumba. The objective will be to first familiarize…

WELLNESS & TANGO FOR WOMEN with Nina Jirka

May 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Our new Thursday morning class will include the following combination of dance techniques while exploring the work of new classical composers 1. Qigong and Yoga to Warm Up 2. Elements of Ballet to Build Axis, Connection to the Ground, and Stronger Feet 3. Elements of Improvisation and Contact Improvisation: React to Partners, Music, and Surroundings 4. Tango Improvisation (only for women) 5. Feedback and Tea Nina Jirka studied various forms of dance, music, and theatre at the legendary Russian Dance Academy…

TAI CHI with Martha Cheo

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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…

FILMMAKING CLASS with Allyson Ferrara: SOLD OUT

May 3 @ 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…

MOUNTAIN LAUREL HIGH SCHOOL ENSEMBLE

May 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

An evening of chamber music by the Mountain Laurel High School Ensemble wth Henry Ferland kicking off the evening with his solo guitar skills. Tickets for children under 12 ($5) can be purchased at the door. The Mountain Laurel Ensemble is a chamber orchestra and chamber music program for intermediate and advanced high school musicians from New Paltz and the greater Mid-Hudson Valley. The ensemble's goal is to offer high quality music education and performance opportunities to our members. We meet weekly,…

LIFE DRAWING Saturdays

May 4 @ 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.

RAINA SOKOLOV-GONZELEZ: Alternative R&B and Soul

May 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wckdgWyoGM New York-based alternative R&B/Soul maven, Raina Sokolov-Gonzalez returns to Unison! "When you hear someone say “contemporary R&B,” it often brings to mind pulsing electronics and bass-heavy beats by the likes of Mabel or Frank Ocean, but for Raina Sokolov-Gonzalez, contemporary R&B means raw instrumentation, stirring soul vocals and a fresh dose of smooth jazz." – Born Music

GALLERY OPENING RECEPTION: Gerard Wickham- “A Matter of Time”

May 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for a wine & cheese reception to celebrate the exhibition of time-bending oil paintings by Gerard Wickham. ARTIST STATEMENT: "For many years now, I have primarily explored within my multi-figure compositions what I call 'charged moments'.  These charged moments arise when something critical might occur - when the ordinary course of daily activity might be disrupted, resulting in commotion and upheaval.  The potential for disruption is suggested only; it is equally possible that nothing significant is at play…

QIGONG with Martha Cheo

May 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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

May 7 @ 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

LIFE DRAWING Tuesdays

May 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2019

Life Drawing sessions are offered every Tuesday and Saturday giving artists, hobbyists, amateur artists, and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. Individual sessions are $20 for non-members & $15 for Unison members, pay cash/check at door.

CUBAN SALSA DANCE CLASS

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBMB9nxLQ3s&feature=youtu.be Dance instructors Andrés Veranes and Valentina Suaréz, from Cuban and Colombian origins respectively, actually met on the dance floor, now married! They will be teaching Cuban style dancing, similar to Salsa but with Cuban moves and Cuban music. The focus will be on Cuban "Rueda de Casino" moves and "Timba" music (also known as Cuban Salsa), but we will also touch on Cuban Son, Cha Cha Cha and Afro Cuban or Rumba. The objective will be to first familiarize…

WELLNESS & TANGO FOR WOMEN with Nina Jirka

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Our new Thursday morning class will include the following combination of dance techniques while exploring the work of new classical composers 1. Qigong and Yoga to Warm Up 2. Elements of Ballet to Build Axis, Connection to the Ground, and Stronger Feet 3. Elements of Improvisation and Contact Improvisation: React to Partners, Music, and Surroundings 4. Tango Improvisation (only for women) 5. Feedback and Tea Nina Jirka studied various forms of dance, music, and theatre at the legendary Russian Dance Academy…

TAI CHI with Martha Cheo

May 9 @ 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…

FILMMAKING CLASS with Allyson Ferrara: SOLD OUT

May 10 @ 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…

2019 SUNY FILM STUDENT SHOWCASE

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an intimate evening of short films displaying the talent of our local future film pros from SUNY New Paltz

LIFE DRAWING Saturdays

May 11 @ 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.

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