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ARTS & CULTURE 42 PORTFOLIO The photographic assemblages of Nicholas Walster.

44 LUCID DREAMING Beth E. Wilson reviews “Intimacies of Distant War” at the Samuel Dorsky Museum at SUNY New Paltz and examines the recent dust-up over Wafaa Bilal’s exhibit “Virtual Jihadi” at the Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy.

47 MUSEUM AND GALLERY GUIDE 50 MUSIC Peter Aaron profiles rock legend Genya Ravan. Amy Laber Cold, Cold Year Reviewed by David Malachowski. Happy Rhodes Find Me Reviewed by Sharon Nichols. Jazzhop Revolution Tha Sound of Truth Reviewed by Erik Lawrence.

54 BOOKS Tobias Seamon profiles Pulitzer Prize winning author Steven Millhauser.

56 BOOK REVIEWS Hollis Seamon reviews Willing by Scott Spencer. Jay Blotcher reviews The Execution of Willie Francis by Gilbert King.


Brian K. Mahoney discovers the pleasures of sourdough pizza at Baba Louie’s in Hudson and Great Barrington.

120 PARTING SHOT Doppelgänger: 01.16.07, a photographic assemblage by Cornelia Hediger.

THE FORECAST 101 DAILY CALENDAR Comprehensive listings of local events. (Daily updates of calendar listings are posted at PREVIEWS 101 Prison Pictures exhibted at KMOCA, April 5 through April 28. 107 Jowe Head will be performing at Claude’s in Phoenicia on April 18. 108 The annual Beltane Festival at the Center for Symbolic Studies on April 26. 111 The Altercation Punk Standup Tour will be at Keegan Ales in Kingston on April 8 and the Tuscan Cafe in Warwick on April 15. 112 Catskill Ballet Theatre presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream April 25 through 27 at the Ulster Performing Arts in Kingston.

PLANET WAVES 114 WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT? Eric Francis Coppolino discusses the politics of human necessities. Plus horoscopes.


Poems by Rachel Asher, Mariam Birouti, Alan Catlin, Benjamin Fractenberg, James Houtrides, Richard Loranger, Ashley Madera, Ryan Marz, Jess Mullen, Robin Sarah O’Day, James Sherwood, Joan Siegel, and James Spencer.



The beef over downed cows. WHOLE LIVING


Chronogram - April 2008  
Chronogram - April 2008  

A regional magazine dedicated to stimulating and supporting the creative and cultural life of New York's beautiful Hudson Valley. - April 20...