Who’s On Stage?

May 5, 2011 Cat Tacopina 0

According to Jack Wade, “Tommy” is one of the most demanding shows SUNY New Paltz has ever done. “What’s funny about this show is that it comes off as being this trite kind of rock and roll show, but in terms of complexity, it’s one of the most complex we’ve ever done,” said Wade, the director of the show. “As they say, it’s a rock opera, so it has operatic proportions in every area. The set design, the singing and the dancing are all very big.” “The Who’s Tommy” recently opened at McKenna Theatre on April 28, and is the final show of the […]

A New Ritual Comes to Town

May 5, 2011 Zan Strumfeld 1

Brooklyn has come to New Paltz in the form of both new and vintage clothing. Owner Laura Andrighetti, 23, opened Ritual, a “unique boutique,” on April 11. The small store at 56 Main St. holds an array of clothing and accessories, as well as art for sale. Andrighetti, originally from Wilton, Conn., said she always wanted to have a store and was a “hoarder” all her life. “I’ve always collected stuff since I was a kid,” she said. “There’s a hoarding gene in my family. I really just needed a place for all the stuff I collected.” Before coming to New […]