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Climate-Themed Lecture and Art Exhibit at Rockefeller State Park Preserve

Feb 5, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Pleasantville, N.Y. (2/5/16) - The Art Gallery at Rockefeller State Park Preserve will host a special lecture by one of the artists featured in the gallery's climate-themed exhibit, "Climatic Visions." On Sunday, February 28 at 3:30 p.m., Melissa Fleming will present "The Art and Science of Climate Change." She will introduce the basic science of climate change and how artists from around the globe are reacting to its diverse impacts. The presentation will explore how art can enlighten the public and produce positive action solving these critical issues.

Bethel Woods Center Reveals the 2016 Edible Arrangements of Orange County Country Megaticket

Feb 5, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Bethel Woods Center For the Arts 10Four Concert Megaticket Delivers Country Music's Biggest Stars

Bethel, N.Y. (Feb 5, 2016) - Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is proud to present The 2016 Edible Arrangements of Orange County NY Country Megaticket, a four show "package" featuring the summer's hottest country shows. The Megaticket gives fans the opportunity to buy tickets FIRST to the biggest lineup of country ...

Indiecade East Returns to Museum Of The The Moving Image April 29–May 1

Feb 4, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Museum of the Moving ImageEarly-bird IndieCade East Festival passes are now on sale (through Feb. 29)

Astoria, Queens, New York (Feb 4, 2016) - IndieCadeTM, the nation's premier independent video game festival, and Museum of the Moving Image, the nation's only museum devoted to film, television, and digital media, will partner for a fourth year to present IndieCade East from April 29 through May 1, 2016 at Museum of the Moving Image in New York City.

This lively weekend Festival - which fills the Museum with games, panels, and talks-celebrates the diversity and creativity of both video game creators and fans and showcases how their independent energy, inspiration, and innovation enrich the world of video games.

Winter Delights: Colonial Chocolate and Games

Feb 4, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Crailo State Historic SiteRensselaer, N.Y. - On Thursday February 18, 2016 Crailo State Historic Site will be offering "Winter Delights: Colonial Chocolate and Games" for children, their parents and anyone interested in historic chocolate and entertainment. Between 10:00am and 1:00 pm everyone is welcome to drop in to learn about 18th century drinking chocolate and play indoor colonial games.

Spring comes early to the George Eastman Museum with annual Dutch Connection floral display

Feb 4, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Live flowers on display February 12-28-also on view, artifacts from George Eastman's life 100 years ago

Rochester, N.Y. -The George Eastman Museum presents virtual springtime, with the annual Dutch Connectionfloral display, on view Friday, February 12, through Sunday, February 28. This colorful two-week display will feature thousands of flowering bulbs, displayed throughout the historic mansion.

The two-week display is a welcome treat for the eyes and nose in the midst of winter. The museum's historic Conservatory will be filled with thousands of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, amaryllis, and freesias, in various vibrant shades-the same colors Eastman featured 100 years ago.

The Underground Railroad in the Seneca Falls and Waterloo Area

Feb 4, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Seneca Falls, N.Y.- Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry and Women's Rights National Historical Park are partnering to bring Walter Gable, Seneca County Historian, to Seneca Falls to present his program titled, The Underground Railroad in the Seneca Falls-Waterloo Area. The presentation will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at 1:00 pm in Women's Rights National Historical Park's Guntzel Theater.

Taryn Simon: Birds of the West Indies to open at the George Eastman Museum on February 13

Feb 4, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Photography exhibition unites ornithologist James Bond with James Bond 007

Rochester, N.Y., February 2, 2016 - The George Eastman Museum will present a fascinating two-part body of work from photographer Taryn Simon in Birds of the West Indies, on view in the museum's main galleries from February 13 through May 15.

SPAC Announces “Audience Choice” Performance by The Philadelphia Orchestra

Feb 4, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - The Saratoga Performing Arts Center and The Philadelphia Orchestra present an "Audience Choice" online vote to select the opening piece of the Orchestra's Thursday, August 4 concert in the SPAC amphitheater. The winning piece will be performed by the "Fabulous Philadelphians" under the baton of the Orchestra's Principal Guest Conductor Stéphane Denève.

Four Headliners Announced for Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival's 15th Edition

Jan 28, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Rochester International Jazz FestivalChick Corea plus Joey Alexander, Chris Botti, Grace Potter and Erykah Badu Tickets On Sale Friday January 29 at 10AM

Rochester, N.Y. (January 26, 2016) - Producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona announced four headliner shows today for the nine-day 15th edition Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) June 24 to July 2.

Singer songwriter Grace Potter will perform on opening night, Friday, June 24. Grammy winner and "First Lady of Neo Soul" Erykah Badu will perform on Saturday, June 25. Twenty-two-time Grammy-winning jazz legend, pianist and composer Chick Corea "Trilogy" Trio plus special guest Joey Alexander Trio, the 12-year-old young pianist who mesmerized XRIJF audiences last year, will perform on Tuesday, June 28. Trumpeter and four-time XRIJF headliner, Chris Botti returns to XRIJF to perform on Thursday, June 30. All performances will take place at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre at 8PM.

For the Love of Chocolate . . . Be Mine with Wine!

Jan 28, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Be Mine with WineNiagara County, N.Y. - Treat your sweetheart to local wines paired with chocolate during the Niagara Wine Trail's Be Mine with Wine event which has expanded this year to cover two weekends. Participants can tempt their taste buds with confectionary delights Valentine's Day Weekend, February 13th - 14th and February 20th - 21st.


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