January in Rhinebeck~Happy 2010!

December 23rd – January 3rd

 Holiday Lunch Special

Starr Place

OPEN FOR HOLIDAY LUNCH Soup, salad, choice of sandwich $ 9.95 CLOSED 12/25 & 12/30

For more information: (845) 876-2926  www.starrplace.com  

December 31st – January 3rd

New Year’s Eve Dinner

Starr Place

It’s a Starr Sparkling New Year’s Eve! extended through the Weekend. * Fabulous 4-course dinner * Bubbly Starr Toast * Fireside lounge dance party * Rock & roll with “UGUYS”band. * Party favors, noise makers, * Midnight countdown & celebration Make your reservation now. Space limited. Prix fixe menu $ 85 Our regular menu also available Join the party at Starr Lounge: NO COVER CHARGE. Music starts @ 9:00 celebrate the 1st New Year Weekend with our Champagne Brunch: Fri, Sat or Sun. featuring various bubbly choices including Bellini’s & Special Holiday Brunch items to start 2010 right. Why not? You deserve it! Starrplace.com facebook/starrplace.com  (845) 876-2926 www.starrplace.com  

January 7th –  February 27th

 “transitions”

 Montgomery Row  “Transitions” is a solo exhibit by Kary Broffman of digital photographs, digital solarization, painted and emulsion transfers, collage and sun prints. These pictures will be on display at Montgomery Row Second Level in Rhinebeck, NY at 6423 Montgomery Street www.montgomeryrow.com   

January 9th

Open House-Scenes From 2009

Cocoon Theatre

COCOON THEATRE presents “OPEN HOUSE – Scenes From 2009” Sat. Jan. 9 at Noon (snow date Sun. Jan. 10 at Noon) Enjoy scenes from Cocoon’s past productions “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds,” “Out of Line,” “City Seuss,” “This Night To Remember – Magical Adventures on Christmas Eve,” “A Bit About It.” This free-of-charge, potluck event shares past scenes from adult drama, children’s original musicals, modern dance & original choreography & more! Cocoon introduces new programs & audition information. Come early for a seat, bring a dish to share, sign up for Spring classes in dance & drama for all ages. 6384 Mill St. (Rt. 9) Rhinebeck 845-876-6470  visit www.cocoontheatre.org  

January 9th

Kary Broffman Reception

Montgomery Row Second Floor  Saturday, January 9th,  4PM to 6:30PM. Opening reception and conversation with Kary Broffman at “Transitions” a solo exhibit by Kary Broffman of digital photographs, digital solarization, painted and emulsion transfers, collage and sun prints. Montgomery Row Second Level, 6423 Montgomery Street (Rt. 9) Rhinebeck, NY.  www.montgomeryrow.com   

January 9th

Kids’ Event: Michael Buckley Book signing  

Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St. (Rt.9),

RHINEBECK, NY – On Saturday, January 9th from 12:00pm to 2:00pm, , will host a book signing with Michael Buckley, author of Nerds and the The Sisters Grimm series. His books are aimed towards kids ages 8-12. Nerds combines all the excitement of international espionage and all the awkwardness of elementary school in the story of a secret spy society made up of fifth-grade misfits who use their unique nerdiness to fight crime. Michael Buckley is the author of the New York Times bestselling series and Today Show Al Roker Book Club pick The Sisters Grimm. He has also written and developed shows for Nickelodeon, Disney, MTV Animation, the Sci- Fi Channel, the Discovery Channel, and VH1. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Alison, and son, Finn.  (845) 876-0500, events@oblongbooks.com

January 10th

Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society

Church of the Messiah

January 10, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. The Tessera Quartet You can purchase either a book of tickets or a single ticket. Leave your name and the number of tickets desired on our answering machine.  845-876-2870 www.rhinebeckmusic.org   

Piano Concert at Kaatsbaan

Music Inspires Dance.” 2 piano concert with Babette Hierholzer & Jürgen Appell. 2pm. $25. Kaatsbaan Intl. Dance Ctr., Tivoli. 845-757-5107

January 15— January 31

Jesus Christ Superstar

CENTERstage production of the rock opera. Fri & Sat 8pm; Sun 3pm. Ctr. for Perf. Arts, Rhinebeck. For tickets: 845-876-3080

January 16th

Launch Party & Book Reading  

 Oblong Books, 6422 Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck

John Gillespie, author of Money for Nothing RHINEBECK, NY – On Saturday, January 16th at 7:30pm, Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St. (Rt.9), Rhinebeck, will host a launch party and book reading with John Gillespie, author of Money for Nothing: How the Failure of Corporate Boards Is Ruining American Business and Costing Us Trillions, co-authored with David Zweig. Using their extensive original reporting and interviews with high-level insiders.  http://www.oblongbooks.com 

January 23rd

The Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra Presents

Roosevelt High School, Staatsburg, NY

The Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra presents, The Marriage of Figaro by W.A. Mozart in Opera Ritaglia, to be performed on Saturday, January 23 at 7:30pm at Roosevelt High School in Hyde Park, NY. The NDSO was formed in 2006 to bring live orchestral music to Northern Dutchess County and the surrounding Hudson Valley area. The orchestra membership includes both professional musicians and talented youth musicians. Tickets are priced at $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $5 for students are available in advance at Molloy’s Pharmacy (Rt.9) in Hyde Park, NY, Dutchess Pharmacy (E. Market Street), and Oblong Books (Montgomery Street) both in Rhinebeck, NY. Tickets can also be purchased at the door on the evening of the concert, beginning at 6:45pm. Roosevelt High School is located at 156 South Cross Road in Staatsburg, NY. Further information is available at www.ndsorchestra.org  or by calling (845) 635-0877.

 January 31

Robbie Burns

Music at The Rhinecliff. 6pm. 4 Grinnell Street, Rhinecliff. 845-876-0590