Spillian Founding Fomenter Leigh Melander had a marvelous time with her new friend and colleague, Nikki Johnson of Galileo Tech Media, in a great conversation with the splendid Lyn Thurman of Inner Goddess Media. A stream-of-consciousness riff on many of the things that Leigh holds dear…from frivolity to sustainability to how we can imagine the [...]
We're in Destination W! Hey! We're thrilled to have been picked up by Destination W with a great article on Spillian as a perfect location for a destination wedding… You can read more here... Spillian is a perfect destination wedding spot…we are everything that is not institutional -- you are family the moment you walk [...]
The return of Soup! Introducing Spillian Sundays... We've got a great fall season of very special Catskills events planned with soups and special flavors for each day: First Sundays: Voices from the Catskills Music and spoken word performances before soup featuring an array of wonderful Catskills performers. Co-produced with Chris Hensley and co-sponsored by the [...]
Have you seen the wonderful article on Spillian in the Woodstock Times? Here's a little taste: Photo by Dion Ogust, Woodstock Times Enter the 1880s home and one enters a time when summers were spent with the conductor of the Metropolitan Opera trilling away at a grand piano after having walked down a [...]
We're delighted to be featured in an article in the Watershed Post on the best in hip, new Catskills lodging coming to life in the mountains. Read on, Macduff! (Extra points for not groaning at the bad Shakespeare reference…) Click here to read more...
Catskills Music! Spillian Sundays: Voices from the Catskills Soup. Songs. Stories. Salon. Performances: 4 PM Dinner: 5:30 $25 per person (includes performance and full soup dinner Reservations strongly suggested. Call 800-811-3351 or fill out the form below for reservations Join us for Spillian Sundays---a Fall/Winter Catskill Music Series showcasing contemporary Catskills artists rooted in the classic heritage [...]
Introducing Myth America! We are delighted to announce the launch of Myth America, a radio program hosted by Spillian's Founding Fomenter and CEO, Leigh Melander on WIOX Radio, a ground-breaking community-based radio station now broadcasting in partnership with the Central NY NPR/PBS affiliate, WSKG. We are exploring the mythic landscape we all inhabit -- and that inhabits [...]
Feeling rocked by your life? We all get there. We are delighted to offer a workshop on Saturday, October 4, by Will Pye, exploring how you can greet the challenges in your life with openness, joy, and gratitude -- even the stuff that you don't instinctively feel grateful for…it can change everything! Find some [...]