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Erased Women of the Catskills

  • woodstock, Ny United States (map)

A Literary Salon and Gala

In Partnership with the Catskill Center

What if we heard their voices?

What if we had their wisdom?

What did they know that we need to know today?

One Night Only! June 28 at 7pm

Woodstock, N.Y.

(Located at a private venue, address provided when you RSVP.)

This Event is a Fundraiser to Support the

10th Annual Halloween Journey by Cara Cruickshank.

Purchase tickets in advance.

Be a "Friend" $45, a "Crush" $60, or a "Lover" $75.

Seating is Limited. Dinner, Dessert, and Wine Included.

Join us for a unique evening of discourse, artistic performances, panel discussion with Q & A, wine and cuisine exploring the lives of four extraordinary historic women of upstate N.Y.

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Café de la Culture is a grassroots nonprofit production company that brings meaningful conversations via literary salons, panel discussions, theater and live performances to audiences hungry to create and incubate vital ideas and new vision. Founded by Catskills local Cara Cruickshank, Cafe de la Culture promotes women’s advocacy, cultural diversity and community building, internationally.

Cafe de la culture offers salons and events in Paris, France and has toured to Los Angeles, N.Y.C., San Francisco, Portland, and Denver and Boulder. It comes to Woodstock for the first time in anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women's constitutional right to vote and in support of the 10th Season of the Halloween Journey, which highlights luminary historic women of the Catskills




Ian Cruickshank and John Holland. Thanks also to Our Interns Julia Morgado from Sao Paolo, Brazil and Audrey VanBlarcom from Pine Hill, N.Y.


We bring multimedia performances, and powerful community conversations to diverse audiences hungry to create and incubate vital ideas and new vision. We work with luminary thinkers and creators, city by city, to help their communities become more informed on #MeToo topics, illuminate women's and minorities' voices, and to inspire and transform collaborative solutions into action.

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f you can't join us for this event, please consider making a tax-deductible donation to help us in fulfilling our mission to create more performances and public events that educate, entertain and inspire community building and action that honors diversity