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Contents

Tom Allen:
The Missing Pages
by Steve Ambler

In Hudson
Art and Music Bloom
by Briana Doyle

Village Theatre
Bloodshot Review
by Kathryn Lamb

Pagoda Starling
Drops Magpie Molly

Hudson Film Society
Is in Its 17th Year
by Clint Ward

Red Riding Hood
Panto Review
by Kathryn Lamb

Microbrasserie Cardinal
Brews Live Music and Beer

Arts Hudson
Resumes Publication
by Bert Markgraf

War Memorial Library
Bunker Art Sale
by Kathryn Lamb

Chamber Music
Sords-Duvall
by Steve Ambler

Erica Teaches Music
in St. Lazare
by Bert Markgraf

Chamber Music Series
Dolin Quartet
by Steve Ambler

Canadian Artist Leo Schimanszky
Immortalises Scan
by James Parry

Hudson Chamber Music Series
39th Season
by Steve Ambler

Finnegan's Market
A Eulogy
byKathryn Lamb

Hudson Chamber Music Series
Recital by Lara Deutsch and Adam Cicchillitti
by Steve Ambler

Renovations for Six
A Fun(d) Raising Comedy at Village Theatre
by Kathryn Lamb

Carmen Marie Fabio
Creates Wind Chimes
by James Parry

Hudson Chamber Music Series
Glorious Strings
by Steve Ambler

Puppet Making Workshop for Kids
from the Hudson Players Club

Hudson Chamber Music Series
Lara Deutsch and Adam Cicchillitti
by Steve Ambler

Shows Back at Village Theatre
Strawberries in January
by Kathryn Lamb

Greenwood Activities
Music and StoryFest

Coronicles - 4
Living with COVID

by Art MacDonald

Theatre at Jack Layton Park
Macbeth
by Kathryn Lamb

Theatre at Greenwood
Every Brilliant Thing
by Kathryn Lamb

The Amazing Art of Gardens
and Some Fabulous Painters Who Immortalized Them

by James Parry

Stress and Climate Change
Leo Schimanszky reflects on both

by James Parry

Hudson Film Festival
Available Everywhere in Canada

by Clint Ward

A Story for the Birds
Quite literally!

by James Parry

Hudson Area Artists
Enhance Their Online Presence

by Bert Markgraf

Hudsonite Paul Winstanley's Children's Book
Four Silk Roads

by James Parry

Coronicles - 3
Wrestling Covid to the Ground

by Art MacDonald

The Room Below
Panto Retrospective

by Kathryn Lamb

Doing Theatre Online
During Covid-19

by Kathryn Lamb

Conspicuous Consumption
During COVID-19

by James Parry

Hudson Gallery Plus
Now Online

by Bert Markgraf

Shernya Vininsky
Passion for Horses

by James Parry

Coronicles - 2
COVID, Surfing the Second Wave

by Art MacDonald

Barbara Farren
Our First Nations Sisters and Brothers

by James Parry

Greenwood StoryFest
by Audrey Wall

Hudson Arts Roundup
byKathryn Lamb

Coronicles - 1
Tales from the Great Pandemic

by Art MacDonald

In Hudson
Art and Music Bloom
by Briana Doyle

Artists practice in solitude but thrive in community. When artists gather together and inspire each other, art blooms.

Take music for example. Hudson is an extraordinarily musical town. Not only are there many opportunities for musicians to play in Hudson, but there are many excellent musicians ó†many of whom also write and record their own original material. In Hudson, music blooms.

Here, we have an ecosystem of opportunities for musicians to learn, perform, inspire and be inspired, from private lessons and high school band programs, to open jam sessions, open mics, pub gigs, and stages at the Hudson Village Theatre, The Hub, the Cardinal Oktoberfest, or the Hudson Music Festival.

Audiences are nurtured in this ecosystem too. People who enjoy the free street shows at Porchfest or an event like Hudson Day will be more likely to come out to other live shows. Living room players who have worked up the courage to bring their instrument to jam or perform at open mic night become curious to see others perform. They make friends with other artists and show up to support them. They invite others to join. Over time, the audience grows.

Hudsonís musical ecosystem didnít spring up overnight. Jam sessions, for example, have been a persistent presence over many years, with a rotating crew of hosts enlivening a long list of living rooms, coffeehouses, restaurants and bars. These days, youíll find them happening regularly at Cardinal Brewing and Rube Restaurant, as well as Cameron Pub.

Opportunities for amateur artists such as jam sessions are an indicator species for a healthy arts ecosystem. The presence of well-attended gatherings of amateur artists tells us that this is a community that doesnít just passively enjoy art, but also participates. People who make art of any kind, even on an occasional basis, have a deeper appreciation for it. They know how hard it is to make art look easy.