For the past 11 years, for a few days in October, film lovers flock to the small town of Woodstock in upstate New York, hoping to catch a glimpse of the reality of film making. It’s also a chance for people to possibly run into celebrities and to be the […]

Hudson Valley artists gathered at the Ulster County Fairgrounds on Labor Day weekend to strut their stuff at the 29th  Annual Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair. The Labor Day fair, which mirrors the Memorial Day fair at the beginning of the summer season, is reserved exclusively for artists with […]

The sixth season of Faculty Poets Present began Monday, Sept. 13 with readings by SUNY New Paltz professors Howie Good and Larry Carr. Students and teachers alike filled the seats of the Honors Center in SUNY New Paltz’s College Hall to experience the work of these accomplished professors and poets. […]

On Saturday, September 4, the first annual Hudson Valley Green Festival closed with an energetic performance by nationally acclaimed band Blues Traveler. The band is most well-known for their songs, “But Anyway,” “Run Around,” and “Hook.” Less known is their love for the Hudson Valley and efforts to leave behind […]

Natalie Minewski, 83, sat patiently in the lobby of Woodland Pond retirement community in New Paltz, N.Y. Her small, fragile frame rose surprisingly quickly when she spotted the large painting coming through the front doors. “Nope, I didn’t paint that. I think it might have been one of my husband’s […]

He stood in front of the photographs and spoke in a monotone voice, never removing his sunglasses. He wore a black button-down shirt and his fingers were laced with silver rings. His graying beard reached the middle of his chest. He was the photographer responsible for the silver color of […]

Do Polaroid pictures come to mind at the mention of the name Andy Warhol? Most likely not; however, Warhol did experiment with this art form, as shown in a recent exhibition at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art (SDMA). “[It’s an] interesting element you wouldn’t expect-think Warhol, I thought screen […]

A group gathered in front of Village Hall, doling out bright red masquerade masks to anyone who was curious enough to wander near the van. Children ran around, dressed as crayons, zebras and trees. A woman with a black painted face wore a beak and chatted with a polar bear. These people were all participants in […]

After following the winding driveway to a warehouse that seems fit for either a kick-ass rave or an installment in the SAW series, you’ve reached Tiger Piss’ practice space. Inside this murky musicians’ hideaway are random relics of what used to occupy the space: wheelchairs, tractors and old time-clocks. Among this […]

Ghost Mall really hates Slothbear, according to keyboardist Alex Letourneau. Self-proclaimed “summer drummer” Brian Deodat said much of the same about the other group in so many (more explicit) words, as did the “number one roadies,” unofficial band photographers and others passing through the narrow walls of 3A Church St., […]

Oil. This is the substance we as a nation are addicted to. We’ve even started a war over it. Josh Tickell does an amazing job at illustrating this in his documentary “Fuel.” The documentary has won various film awards but most notably, one at the Sundance Film Festival for the […]

The improvisational music of Miles Davis reverberates off the walls in the college dorm room of Vince Tampio and Mike Kadnar. These two SUNY New Paltz music students make up half of the jazz band Quatrane. Jazz flows emotionally through the instruments of these musicians and transforms into notes for […]

Demian Steltz, 27, is an aspiring music producer and rapper from Kingston, N.Y. Ian Kane takes an inside look at his music and what motivates it: examining Steltz’s troubled past and how he’s using it to push himself and his music career forward. Click here to listen to “Sweet Sounds […]

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It’s almost the new year; time to pick up a new hobby! Alex Bologna explains the joys of bouldering and how to get started in our latest article. Read now! https://thelittlerebellion.com/index.php/2022/12/a-sport-to-reach-for-what-bouldering-is-and-why-you-should-start-climbing/

Stumped on what to get your loved ones this holiday season? Don’t just immediately turn to Amazon — walk outside your dorm on Thursdays and check out some of these local student businesses! https://thelittlerebellion.com/index.php/2022/12/a-guide-to-gift-giving-at-the-suny-new-paltz-market/

Every New Paltz student loves buying things at the market every Thursday. Ever wonder how you could set up your own stand? Sydney Rockwood gives you the steps to pursue your passions and set up shop! Read now ☀️ https://thelittlerebellion.com/index.php/2022/12/pursue-your-side-hustle-at-the-thursday-market/

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