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Monica Banks’s “Cloud Garden” will be on view at the Rockland Center for the Arts in West Nyack, N.Y.

TThe 12 artists selected for this year’s fall and spring programs were chosen from over 140 international applications

There could hardly be a more suitable choice than Mr. Hammond
John Hammond delighted the audience in Sag Harbor on Friday. Christopher Walsh

Barn dancing, storytelling, and theater will also be part of Saturday’s attractions at the Plant and Sing Festival

The Gawlers are known for their ballads and more raucous fiddle tunes.

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An opinionated sampling of the feature films available for preview before the festival
Fredrik Gertten’s battle to get his film released in “Big Boys Gone Bananas!*” is a modern-day David and Goliath story, well told.

An “interactive immersive installation”
Simple hand motions or full body movements make “Dandelion Clock” an immersive and interactive piece. Jenny Gorman

Ms. Gabrielian has performed on four continents and in many top-name venues
“Elegance and poise” marked Tanya Gabrielian’s performance on Saturday night. Tom Kochie