A quick look at January in Rhinebeck 2011

January 3rd

Bill Evans & Don Halquist

World premiere modern dance performance. Snow date 3/4. Cocoon Theatre 6384 Mill Street Rhinebeck, NY 12572 845-876-6470 www.cocoontheatre.org

January 7th

Patricia Wind & Leslie Hill

Opening reception for Photography show. 6–8pm.  Morton Memorial Library & Community House 82 Kelly Street Rhinecliff, NY 12574 845-876-2903 www.morton.rhinecliff.lib.ny.us

January 7thJanuary 9th

Doo Wop a Luz

Battle-of-the-bands style performance by Johnny Dell & CENTERstage. Fri & Sat 8pm; Sun 3pm. $24/$22.Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck 661 Rt. 308 Rhinebeck, NY 12572 876-3080 www.centerforperformingarts.org 

January 12th 6:30pm

“What is Gender Politics?” Talk by Joyce Gelb. 6:30pm. Morton Memorial Library & Community House 82 Kelly Street Rhinecliff, NY 12574 845-876-2903 www.morton.rhinecliff.lib.ny.us

January 12th

WINTER BLOOD DRIVE THE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY AND SADD WILL BE HOSTING A WINTER BLOOD DRIVE.

DATE: JANUARY 12th 2011

TIME: 9 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

PLACE: RHINEBECK HIGH SCHOOL ~ PHONE: 871-5500 ex 5501

WALK-INS ARE WELCOME!

CRITERIA: *DONORS MUST BE AT LEAST 16 Years and 1 10 LB S .  *BRING PICTURE I.D. *KNOW YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER – *DRINK PLENTY OF WATER THE DAY BEFORE. *EAT WELL THE DAY OF THE DRIVE NOTE: SIXTEEN YEAR OLD DONORS MUST HAVE PARENT PERMISSION FORMS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE HOME ECONOMICS ROOM. ALL STUDENT DONORS MUST PRE-REGISTER BEFORE JANUARY 12th

January 14th   7:30pm

DISCUSSION: Glenn Kreisberg – Lost Knowledge of the Ancients

Join researcher and local resident Glenn Kreisberg for a presentation and discussion on the lithic sites of Overlook Mountain, the Catskills and Hudson Valley at Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St. Rhinebeck, (845) 876-0500. http://www.oblongbooks.com

January 14th ~ January 30th

Bye Bye Birdie

Directed by AnnChris Warren; choreography by Risa Petrone. Fri & Sat 8pm; Sun 3pm. $24/$22. Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck 661 Rt. 308 Rhinebeck, NY 12572 876-3080  www.centerforperformingarts.org

January 15th

Theatrical Potluck

Cocoon Theatre Open House, with scenes from past shows. Bring a dish to share. Snow date 1/16. Cocoon Theatre 6384 Mill Street Rhinebeck, NY 12572 845-876-6470 www.cocoontheatre.org

January 22nd  7:30pm

Madame Butterfly

Opera Ritaglia featuring soprano Maryann Mootos, mezzo-soprano Antonella Delli Carpini, and tenor Victor Khodadad. 7:30pm. Call for ticket info. Rhinebeck High School 45 N. Park Rd. Rhinebeck, NY 12572 845-229-4021

January 23, 4:00pm
BOOK READING: Bradford Morrow – The Diviner’s Tale
Bard professor Bradford Morrow reads from his newest novel, The Diviner’s Tale at Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St. (Rt. 9), Rhinebeck, (845) 876-0500. http://www.oblongbooks.com

January 27th  11:30am ~ 1:00pm

Rhinecliff Firehouse Soup Sale

On 12/16, 1/27 & 2/24 from 11:30am–1pm. Rhinecliff Firehouse 17 Shatzell Avenue Rhinecliff, NY  845-876-6149

January 29th 7:30pm

BOOK READING: Thelma Adams – Playdate

Hyde Park resident and Us Weekly film critic Thelma Adams reads from her new novel, Playdate, at Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St. Rhinebeck, (845) 876-0500. http://www.oblongbooks.com

January 30th  3:30pm

Attacca Quartet

Pre-concert talk 3:30pm; concert at 4pm. Program TBA. $25. Organized by Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society. Church of the Messiah 6436 Montgomery St. Rhinebeck, NY 12572 845-876-2870 www.rhinebeckmusic.org