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December 28, 2015
Library magic show Dec. 30
December 28, 2015 - 8:21am
December 18, 2015
Handmade gifts by 40 local artists
December 18, 2015 - 11:33am
December 17, 2015
Phipps stained glass students proudly showing their original projects, created this fall. (Submitted photo)
Learn introductory stained glass; ‘Tiffany Style’ is open to novices
December 17, 2015 - 11:20am
A New Year’s show at The Phipps
December 17, 2015 - 7:59am
December 15, 2015
Book Report: Try ‘Old Man’ for some new holiday cheer
December 15, 2015 - 11:05am
December 1, 2015
Kim Bennewitz is the new director of the Octagon House Museum and has enjoyed working with the dedicated volunteers to prepare the house for the holidays.
New Octagon director gets in the holiday spirit
December 1, 2015 - 8:17am
November 23, 2015
Book Report: Memoirs of a Korean war camp survivor's daughter and was the ‘rune’ real?
November 23, 2015 - 2:48pm
November 18, 2015
Guitarist Billy McLaughlin, right, will lead a special Christmas concert at Bethel Lutheran Church Saturday, Nov. 28. The famous musician lost the ability to play his guitar with his right hand and relearned the instrument using his left hand. Bethel Pastor John Lestock, left, is bringing McLaughlin and the group SimpleGifts to Hudson. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Doug Stohlberg)
Billy McLaughlin and SimpleGifts will give Christmas concert at Bethel Highlands
November 18, 2015 - 1:22pm
November 17, 2015
Ballroom dance party is Nov. 21
November 17, 2015 - 11:44am
Book Report: Victorian era: Odd little writer; bloody intrigue
November 17, 2015 - 8:20am
November 14, 2015
A watercolor painting by Hudson artist, Lynne Baur, who will be teaching classes at The Phipps Center for the Arts this winter. (Submitted photo)
Winter schedule of art classes open for enrollment at The Phipps
November 14, 2015 - 11:14am
November 13, 2015
Sarah Dudgeon, “Stacking Bowls,” stoneware. (Submitted photo)
Public reception for exhibitions on view at The Phipps, reception Nov. 14
November 13, 2015 - 9:11am
November 12, 2015
Mary Poppins not only knows how to make an entrance but stages a pretty spectacular exit as well. Taking flight is Chloe Halverson as Mary with the Banks family, Alex Hadlich as Mr. Banks, Heather Skogland as Mrs. Banks and  Silas Heisler and Claire Hockman as Jane and Michael. (Submitted photo)
'Mary Poppins' takes off Friday at Hudson High School
November 12, 2015 - 11:21am
November 9, 2015
The dancing chimney sweeps take control of the stage in just one of the many large scale production numbers in “Mary Poppins,” this year’s Hudson High School Musical opening Nov. 13. Pictured from left are Rex Wagner, Noah Kast, Daniel Volk, Isaac Young, Jack Leines, Jake Searle, Andy Sommerfeld, John Bendt, Elliot Wareham, Vince Kromrey and Harley Lentz. Star Observer photos by Meg Heaton
HHS ‘Mary Poppins’ promises to be practically perfect in every way
November 9, 2015 - 9:08am
November 7, 2015
Singer, songwriter and peace activist Larry Long gives a mini-concert in front of Tony Bol’s house on Fourth Street.
Peace Pole joined to Little Free Library
November 7, 2015 - 11:07am