Green Initiatives and Local Partners

Green Initiatives and Local Partners

Our seventh annual Basilica Farm & Flea Holiday Market is next weekend. Since it began, Basilica Farm & Flea has offered a platform to local and independent vendors who pioneer creative and environmentally friendly products, from reusable food wraps to zero-waste furniture made from recycled material.…

Basilica Farm & Flea Holiday Market Gift Guide 2019

Basilica Farm & Flea Holiday Market Gift Guide 2019

For the seventh consecutive year, Basilica Farm and Flea Holiday Market will fill our riverside factory with handcrafted goods for a weekend of local holiday shopping. Born as an alternative to traditional big box Black Friday, Basilica Farm & Flea offers over 100 local and independent artists, chefs, farmers, makers and collectors selling sustainable, quality goods. 

ARCTIC DRONE RECAP

ARCTIC DRONE RECAP

October 19 – 20

// Fosshotel Husavik, Iceland // 

Curated by Melissa Auf Der Maur, Nathan Larson and Bardi Johannsson
In collaboration with LUMEN PROJECT and LE GUESS WHO?

“Collaborative, respectful, observational. It’s so beautiful to see that, wherever we take DRONE, it always feels the same and that it always creates an environment of deep listening and deep collaboration.”

BASILICA SOUNDSCAPE 2019 RECAP

BASILICA SOUNDSCAPE 2019 RECAP

Highlights

September 13 – 15, 2019

Let other music festivals have their haute-hippie selfies and front-to-back rock-album recitals. Basilica SoundScape can now lay claim to its very own poet trolley—an antique trolley car retrofitted to host readings, a new addition to this upstate arts summit.

BASILICA FARM & FLEA SPRING MARKET 2019 RECAP

THANK YOU to the independent spirits and creative minds who joined us for a beautiful, bountiful weekend at Basilica Farm Flea Spring Market. And to our neighbors at Processional Arts and Hudson Area Library for the incredible Parade!

Melissa Auf der Maur’s love letter to Moor Mother

I first saw Camae Ayewa perform as Moor Mother when Brandon Stosuy invited her to play our 2017 festival Basilica SoundScape. Watching her set, I was shocked and activated. I turned to my friend and tried to explain my mind’s attempt to make sense of what I was watching:

“Moor Mother is like Courtney Love merged with H.R.

24-HOUR DRONE 2019 RECAP

EXPERIMENTS IN SOUND AND MUSIC

From quadrophonic, doppler effect surround sound, to endurance tape loops and devotional dawn incantations, our fifth annual 24-HOUR DRONE: EXPERIMENTS IN SOUND AND MUSIC was everything we could have hoped for. Uplifting, buoyant and transformative, it was a homage to sound, a homage to the humanity of sharing space, and a homage to openness, willingness, generosity and stamina.…

2019 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT

We are excited to announce the first key dates and details for our 2019 season, celebrating our ninth season of programming with a genre-spanning array of film, music, art, literature and live performance throughout 2019.…