The Beat Category - Quadricentennial Sat, 28 Nov 2015 13:05:42 GMT Symposium to explore history behind ‘Hudson River to Niagara Falls’ exhibition  New Paltz, NY - The State University of New York at New Paltz is hosting a daylong symposium focusing on the art featured in the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art's exhibition, "The Hudson River to Niagara Falls: 19th Century American Landscape Painting from the New-York Historical Society," on Saturday, Nov. 7.Professor Kerry Dean Carso of the college's Art History Department organized the symposium, ... Thu, 22 Oct 2009 07:00:00 GMT Albany's November Events Feature Fabulous Entertainment, Special Celebrations and Holiday Treats Albany, N.Y. -- The Capital City on the Hudson River has a November that's packed with special events and great performances. The celebration of the 400th anniversary of Albany's discovery by explorer Henry Hudson continues with special lectures, art displays and more. At the Empire state Plaza, the 38th Annual Festival of Nations takes place on November 1, with the site of the nation's first ... Mon, 19 Oct 2009 07:00:00 GMT Greene County Television Feature Oct. 25, 2009 at 1 p.m. Oct. 30, 2009 at 10 p.m. WMHT Channel 17, Schenectady, NY Premier Screening October 24th, 2009 at 4p.m., Catskill Community Theatre, $5 Greene County, NY -- Television is about the immediate, the important, the sensational! Who ever heard of putting the history of a rural county on television? It's happening - not for want of better things - but because the ... Thu, 15 Oct 2009 07:00:00 GMT Great Performances, Fabulous Festivals and Amazing Discoveries in Albany in October Albany, N.Y. -- October in Albany offers some amazing discoveries with great entertainment, fabulous festivals and rich history. The Palace Theater hosts Jerry Seinfeld, Housewives of New York and New Jersey, R. Kelly, Celtic Thunder and Loretta LaRoche. The Times Union Center welcomes Keith Urban with Sugarland. At The Egg there are performances by Bruce Hornsby, Bela Fleck, the Nitty Gritty ... Tue, 22 Sep 2009 07:00:00 GMT Free African American Culture & History Festival at Senate House State Historic Site Kingston, NY – A free, weekend-long festival at Senate House State Historic Site celebrating the specific contributions of African Americans to the Hudson Valley and the nation, part of this year’s Quadricentennial-year celebrations, takes place Saturday, October 3, and Sunday October 4, 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The weekend will be filled with live music, dance, drama, and spoken word performances, as ... Tue, 22 Sep 2009 07:00:00 GMT Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center Hosts ‘Art Meets History’ Exhibit Albany, NY – “Art Meets History -- Celebrating 400 Years,” an exhibit by members of the Colonie Art League, will be on display from Sept. 26 through Jan. 3 at the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center, 25 Quackenbush Square. The show emphasizes Albany’s Quadricentennial celebration, encompassing a wide range of subjects. More than 30 members of the Colonie Art League will have their original ... Thu, 17 Sep 2009 07:00:00 GMT Adirondack Fall Getaways and Harvest Festivals Watch a spectacular fall video and plan your trip online Lake Placid, NY – Fall is the perfect time to get away for the weekend – and what better place than the Adirondack Park of Northern New York? With a longer foliage season than anywhere in the East, and more land to explore than the whole state of Vermont, you’ve just got to “Come to Life” here. Check out the new fall video tour at ... Thu, 10 Sep 2009 07:00:00 GMT Greater Hudson Heritage Network to Honor Lyndhurst and Westchester County with “Awards Towards Excellence” Bear Mountain, NY – At its Annual Meeting on October 2, 2009, the Greater Hudson Heritage Network (GHHN) will present the 24th Annual Awards Towards Excellence to fourteen recipients. The Awards Towards Excellence program seeks to recognize and commend exceptional efforts among GHHN members. Awards are made to projects and organizations that exemplify creativity and professional vision ... Wed, 09 Sep 2009 07:00:00 GMT Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art to open two 'Art and the River’ exhibitions in September New Paltz, NY – The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at the State University of New York at New Paltz will present the final two exhibitions in its six-month “Art and the River” series, the college’s contribution to the Hudson River Quadricentennial, beginning next month.   “The Hudson River: A Great American Treasure” by Greg Miller and “Inscription” by Philippine Hoegen and Carolien Stikker ... Mon, 31 Aug 2009 07:00:00 GMT Explore Albany During New York’s First Heritage Weekend Albany, N.Y. -- When New York State celebrates it first Heritage Weekend on Sept. 12 and 13, the place to be is Albany. “Many of our great attractions are offering historically themed events, reduced admissions and more to celebrate our unique cultural heritage,” said Michele Vennard, president and CEO of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau. "We encourage everyone to explore Albany ... Mon, 31 Aug 2009 07:00:00 GMT