Spillian and co-sponsor Writers in the Mountains invites all writers to Writing Myth, an afternoon workshop exploring a mythic space that has inspired writers and poets for more than a hundred years. It’s September in the Catskills, when changing leaves and the onset of chilly weather bring out the writer in all of us. On [...]
July and August, 2015 A glorious summer dinner series on Wednesday evenings at Spillian, celebrating the metaphor of Spillian through food. Starring the extraordinary Chef Chris McGee as he revels in the metaphors of Spillian through food -- celebrating forest, stream, meadow, mountain, sky -- the elements that create the unique terroir of Spillian and [...]
Spillian Sundays: Voices from the Catskills Returns February 1! -- soup. song. story. salon. -- feb 1 : godforsaken string band freshly-minted old-time, appalachian music from an andes-based band, with superb fiddle, rousing kazoo, and a chance to join in feb 22 : the seven maladies of ludwig van beethoven a brilliantly funny [...]
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...