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Posts for April 2012

Epic Civil War Tale "Amelia" to Be Performed In Former Civil War Prison Camp

Apr 30, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

amelia.JPGNew York, N.Y. - Amelia, a new play based on the true story of one woman's epic journey across Civil War America in search of her husband, will make its New York premiere in a site-specific production at a former Civil War prison camp beginning May 26, 2012. Previously developed at The Kennedy Center, Amelia is an Editor's Pick of The Washington Post that culminates at the gates of the ...

Grammy-Winning Singer-Songwriter to Perform in Cooperstown at The Farmers’ Museum

Apr 30, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Grammy award winning musician Joanne Shenandoah performs at The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown on Saturday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m.Cooperstown, N.Y. - Joanne Shenandoah, called "the most critically acclaimed Native American singer of her time" by the Associated Press, performs at The Farmers' Museum in Cooperstown on Saturday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m. Coming to town during the Iroquois Cultural Festival held at the Fenimore Art Museum, Shenandoah sings in her native Iroquois tongue. "Shenandoah's music is like a lullaby with a ...

Gladys Knight at Proctors May 4

Apr 30, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

proctors-theatre.JPG8 p.m. on the The Mainstage Schenectady, N.Y. - The great ones endure, and Gladys Knight has long been one of the greatest. Very few singers over the last fifty years have matched her unassailable artistry. This seven-time Grammy winner has enjoyed #1 hits in pop, R&B and Adult Contemporary and has triumphed in film, television and live performance. Don't miss the Empress of Soul, ...

Burlesque to Broadway starring Quinn Lemley Live at the historic Millennium Theatre!

Apr 30, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Experience the art of the tease as critically acclaimed Quinn Lemley stars in her new hit touring production, Burlesque to Broadway. The highly anticipated limited run will be presented two nights only, on May 18th and 19th at 8 pm at Brooklyn’s historic Millennium Theater.May 18 & 19 Strictly Limited Engagement! New York, N.Y. - Experience the art of the tease as critically acclaimed Quinn Lemley stars in her new hit touring production, Burlesque to Broadway. The highly anticipated limited run will be presented two nights only, on May 18th and 19th at 8 pm at Brooklyn's historic Millennium Theater. Along with sexy sidekicks Natalie Loftin Bell and ...

Photo Fun Camps for Kids this summer at George Eastman House

Apr 30, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

eastman-house.jpgNine weeklong camps focus on special-effect pictures, photo crafts, mini movies, and darkroom and digital techniques  Rochester, N.Y. - A visual experience awaits curious campers this summer as George Eastman House presents Photo Fun Camps for Kids. Ten different weeklong camps from July 2 through Aug. 31 - for children ages 7 to 12 - will focus on special-effect pictures, photo crafts, ...

10 Surprisingly Exotic Vacation Ideas Sure To Please the Whole Family in New York State

Apr 30, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack2.jpgAlbany, N.Y. - Riding a camel, watching a battle reenactment, and attending pow wows  aren't the first things that come to mind when someone mentions New York. However, just a short drive from the skyscrapers and bustle of the nation's most populated city, the state of New York has glorious white sand beaches, vast farmlands and the Adirondack Park, the largest park outside of Alaska, with ...

Mary Kay Vrba Promoted to Executive Director of Dutchess County Tourism

Apr 27, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

dutchess-county-tourism.JPGPoughkeepsie, N.Y. - Tom McQuade, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Dutchess County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC), today announced the election of Mary Kay Vrba as an ex officio member of the Dutchess County Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors, and also announced her promotion to Executive Director of Dutchess County Tourism (DCT), effective immediately. She has ...

NYS Canal System to Open Saturday, 4/28/12

Apr 27, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

nys-canal-corporation-logo-2-6-06-flat-lo.jpgWaterford, N.Y. - The New York State Canal System is opening earlier than expected this year and canal enthusiasts won't want to miss it. Canal Corp Director Brian Stratton will be joined by local officials and Erie Canalway Executive Director Beth Sciumeca to officially open the canal at Lock 2 in Waterford on Saturday at 10 am. This year's event will celebrate the annual opening of the canal ...

Ulster County Golf Season in Full Swing

Apr 26, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

A majestic view of the 485-yard, par-5 third hole at the Lazy Swan Golf and Country Club Village in Saugerties.New nine opens at Lazy Swan County Club Kingston, N.Y. - After a short, mild winter, golf season is fully underway throughout Ulster County, with everyone from scratch golfers to weekend hackers out enjoying the links. With Ulster's 12 outstanding public golf courses, golfers rarely have to wait to tee off in Ulster County. And the courses are so diverse - ranging from challenging mountain ...

Golf in New York: Almost a Thousand Ways to Play

Apr 26, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack1.jpgPublic Courses Include Undiscovered Gems and Some of the Best, Most Beautiful In America

Albany, New York  -- Where is the birthplace of golf? Most people will tell you St. Andrews. But who knew that it's in Yonkers, New York, not Scotland? In 1888, John Reid and his Apple Tree Gang of friends played three holes of golf in a cow pasture establishing what is now the Saint Andrews Country ...
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