ACTORS & WRITERS PRESENT

FOREIGN POLICY

A New Play by Adam LeFevre

Directed by Davis Hall
Featuring Brian MacReady & Lori Wilner with Nicole Quinn

SAT MAY 25 • 8 PM

TICKETS

SAHARA MOON

Jazz, Folk, & Blues with Indie Flair

Inspired by Norah Jones & Brandi Carlile

FRI MAY 31 • 8 PM

TICKETS

GERARD WICKHAM

"A Matter of Time"

Exhibiting until June 2

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WELLNESS & TANGO FOR WOMEN with Nina Jirka

May 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am 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 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm 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 24 @ 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…

LIFE DRAWING Saturdays

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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.

ACTORS & WRITERS STAGE READING

May 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The evening's reading will be a play called "FOREIGN POLICY." written by Actors and Writer member, Adam LeFevre. Directed by company member Davis Hall, "Foreign Policy" is about a married couple who must negotiate the boundaries between themselves, their neighbors, and the simplicities and subtleties of the real world. What are the limits of our good intentions? FOREIGN POLICY will be directed by Davis Hall, and the cast is made up of Brian MacReady, Lori Wilner, and Nicole Quinn. Actors &…

QIGONG with Martha Cheo

May 27 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am 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 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm 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 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm 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.

WELLNESS & TANGO FOR WOMEN with Nina Jirka

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am 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 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm 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 31 @ 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…

SAHARA MOON-Jazz, Folk, & Blues with an Indie Flair

May 31 @ 8:00 pm

https://youtu.be/_mKtxJFZjKk Sahara Moon’s performance fuses together blues, jazz, and folk, and creates a timeless sound that is reminiscent and seemingly influenced by Norah Jones. Sahara's love and passion for music is evident from the moment you hear her soulful voice resonate through the crowd. Her performance will include vocals, acoustic guitar, and the accompaniment of an upright bassist.

LIFE DRAWING Saturdays

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

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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.

MAGIC OF UNISON FUNDRAISER GALA

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

JOIN US ON SATURDAY, JUNE 1 AT 5 PM at Unison Arts Center for The Magic of Unison Fundraiser Gala! HONORING New Paltz Mayor, Tim Rogers ECO-artist & educator, Linda Weintraub PERFORMANCES by Satire-Folk Geniuses, Mik & Gilles Pianist, Scott Milici TICKETS $140 per seat $960 for a table of 8 Limit 65 guests Please purchase tickets in advance  Checks may be dropped off or mailed to 68 Mountain Rest Rd. New Paltz 12561 Dress is cocktail casual Catering by Conklin…

QIGONG with Martha Cheo

June 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am 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

June 4 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm 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

June 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm 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.

WELLNESS & TANGO FOR WOMEN with Nina Jirka

June 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am 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

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

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm 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

June 7 @ 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

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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.

“BLIND BOY” PAXTON–Mind-Blowing Blues with Modern Soul

June 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

We are so excited to have Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton returning to Unison after last year's sold out stellar performance! He is sure to deliver a subtle yet amazing combination of traditional blues framed in contemporary social issues. This young musician sings and plays banjo, guitar, piano, fiddle, harmonica, Cajun accordion, and the bones (percussion). Paxton has an eerie ability to transform traditional jazz, blues, folk, and country into the here and now, and make it real. In addition, he mesmerizes audiences with his…

SPIRIT BROTHERS – Sunday Enchantment

June 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until January 12, 2020

The Spirit Brothers have returned to Unison to share their spirited singing, poetry, and music from many of the world’s sacred traditions … every second Sunday of the month! Please join Joseph Jastrab (guitar), Ned Leavitt (harmonium), Robert Bard (bass), and Ev Mann (percussion) for an uplifting morning of community chanting as they offer devotional grooves that are at times ecstatic, and at times entrancing and meditative. Chants are sourced from many traditions including Hindu Kirtan, Sufi, African, Native American, Hebraic, and…

CLASSICAL GUITAR SERIES–Stanley Alexandrowicz

June 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTmmW7gWXwI “The Virtuoso Classical Guitar” Internationally acclaimed  classical guitarist Stanley Alexandrowicz will present an evening devoted to Romantic and Contemporary Virtuoso Masterpieces for the classical guitar. Nineteenth Century Virtuoso Guitar works from France, Italy, and Vienna, will be followed Contemporary compositions by some of  Europe and America’s greatest living composers. Classical Guitarist Stanley Alexandrowicz is internationally renowned for his thrilling virtuosity, poetic interpretations, and refined musicality. In addition to his command of the instrument’s standard repertoire, he has premiered and commissioned over 100…

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