The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - arts and culture Mon, 27 Jun 2016 00:28:09 GMT Adirondack Theatre Festival begins its 22nd summer season on June 21 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/3/Adirondack-Theatre-Festival-begins-its-22nd-summer-season-on-June-21/8259/ Glens Falls, N.Y. - Kicking-off Adirondack Theatre Festival's (ATF) 22nd summer season of professional theatre is ISLAND SONG. Performances will be held at the Charles R. Wood Theater (207 Glen Street in downtown Glens Falls) June 21st - July 2nd at 7:30pm with a special matinee performance on June 29th at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $32-$45 and are available at the Wood Theater Box Office, online at ATFestival.org, or by calling (518) 480-4878. Discount season flex passes are available for the full seven show line-up. Fri, 03 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/3/Adirondack-Theatre-Festival-begins-its-22nd-summer-season-on-June-21/8259/ Who’s Who of Bluegrass Music to Perform at Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival July 14-17 in Oak Hill, NY http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/2/Who-s-Who-of-Bluegrass-Music-to-Perform-at-Grey-Fox-Bluegrass-Festival-July-14-17-in-Oak-Hill-NY/8257/ The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County Will Host Annual Bluegrass Festival Greene County, NY (June 1, 2016) - Oak Hill in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County will become a music-filled, open air concert arena during the annual Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival July 14-17, as 40 bands fill five stages to offer a weekend of incredible musical entertainment. Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival is a mainstay for the Catskills, attracting a who's who of bluegrass to jam for three days at Walsh Farm in Oak Hill. The weekend includes performances by more than 40 bands, including Bela Fleck & Chris Thile, Del & Dawg, The Earls of Leicester, The Del McCoury Band, The Gibson Brothers, Donna the Buffalo, and many more. Thu, 02 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/2/Who-s-Who-of-Bluegrass-Music-to-Perform-at-Grey-Fox-Bluegrass-Festival-July-14-17-in-Oak-Hill-NY/8257/ 2016 Adirondack Wine & Food Festival Official Vendor Announcement & Ticket Sales Update http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/2016-Adirondack-Wine-Food-Festival-Official-Vendor-Announcement-Ticket-Sales-Update/8254/ LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (May 24, 2016): Adirondack Festivals LLC today announced the full list of vendors slated for this year's Adirondack Wine & Food Festival, being held June 25th & 26th at Charles R Wood Festival Commons in Lake George Village. "This festival celebrates the bounty of amazing craft beverages and locally made foods that New York has to offer and we're not short on vendors for this year's event," said Owner Sasha Pardy. Wed, 25 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/2016-Adirondack-Wine-Food-Festival-Official-Vendor-Announcement-Ticket-Sales-Update/8254/ Television Host and Museum Expert Don Wildman to Join With I LOVE NEW YORK http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Television-Host-and-Museum-Expert-Don-Wildman-to-Join-With-I-LOVE-NEW-YORK/8250/ Will reveal insights about New York State's world-class museums Elements include articles, social media and personal appearances to promote travel to museums across New York State Albany, NY (May 18, 2016) - Empire State Development and New York State's Division of Tourism, which administer the world-famous I LOVE NEW YORK tourism program, are joining with television host and museum expert Don Wildman in an effort to encourage travel throughout the state, particularly to New York's copious collection of diverse museums. Wed, 18 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Television-Host-and-Museum-Expert-Don-Wildman-to-Join-With-I-LOVE-NEW-YORK/8250/ North Country Show Features Miniature Quilts Auction to Benefit Breast Cancer Patients: June 3-5 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/17/North-Country-Show-Features-Miniature-Quilts-Auction-to-Benefit-Breast-Cancer-Patients-June-3-5/8248/ Clayton, N.Y. - The June 3-5, 2016 North Country Quilting Guild Biennial Quilt Show in Clayton, in the 1000 Islands region of New York State, will feature a silent auction of more than 60 miniature quilts made by quilters from across the Northern, Adirondack and Central NY regions. Tue, 17 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/17/North-Country-Show-Features-Miniature-Quilts-Auction-to-Benefit-Breast-Cancer-Patients-June-3-5/8248/ Erie Canalway Photo Contest – Call for Entries http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/Erie-Canalway-Photo-Contest-Call-for-Entries/8247/ Deadline for Entries is August 26, 2016 Waterford, N.Y. - Entries are being accepted through August 26, 2016 for the 11th annual Erie Canalway Photo Contest. The contest captures the beauty, history, people, and character of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. Thu, 12 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/Erie-Canalway-Photo-Contest-Call-for-Entries/8247/ “Running the Rough Road to Equality: a True History of the Pioneer Days of Women’s Running” http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/-Running-the-Rough-Road-to-Equality-a-True-History-of-the-Pioneer-Days-of-Women-s-Running-/8240/   Seneca Falls, N.Y. - Women's Rights National Historical Park, in partnership with the National Women's Hall of Fame, invites the public to attend a panel discussion titled, "Running the Rough Road to Equality: a True History of the Pioneer Days of Women's Running" on Friday, May 6th, at 1:30 pm in the park's Wesleyan Chapel. Featured panelists will be Katherine Switzer and Roger Robinson. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/-Running-the-Rough-Road-to-Equality-a-True-History-of-the-Pioneer-Days-of-Women-s-Running-/8240/ Discover Colonial Schenectady Walking Tour Set for May 7 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/27/Discover-Colonial-Schenectady-Walking-Tour-Set-for-May-7/8239/ 10 a.m. at the Schenectady County Historical Society, 32 Washington Ave. Schenectady, NY 12305 Schenectady, N.Y. - Explore the Stockade Historic District's fascinating colonial history, culture, and architecture with our Discover Colonial Schenectady walking tour! Travel back in time with us to the founding of the colony up through the American Revolution and learn about the characters and events that formed this historic community. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/27/Discover-Colonial-Schenectady-Walking-Tour-Set-for-May-7/8239/ Historic hike & interactive exhibit on Adirondack birds debut in new Adirondack Museum season http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/Historic-hike-interactive-exhibit-on-Adirondack-birds-debut-in-new-Adirondack-Museum-season/8238/ 59th season opens May 20 with fairs and family festivals, crafts from basket making to boat building, and the return of signature favorite events   Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y. - April 25, 2016 - The Adirondack Museum will open for its 59th season on Friday, May 20. Set on 121 acres, the 24-building campus will offer daily programs, family festivals and activities, compelling new special exhibits to complement permanent exhibits, and fairs for aficionados of all things Adirondack. A range of talented artisans-in-residence will demonstrate the scope of Adirondack craftsmanship, while workshops will give visitors hands-on experience and an Adirondack keepsake. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/Historic-hike-interactive-exhibit-on-Adirondack-birds-debut-in-new-Adirondack-Museum-season/8238/ Museum Association of NY Announces Partnership with "Mysteries at the Museum" Host Don Wildman http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/21/Museum-Association-of-NY-Announces-Partnership-with-Mysteries-at-the-Museum-Host-Don-Wildman/8236/ Troy, N.Y. -The Museum Association of New York (MANY), New York's only statewide membership association representing museums, historical societies, zoos, botanical gardens, and aquariums, has announced an exciting partnership with Mysteries at the Museum host Don Wildman on a social media campaign to promote unique and interesting objects in New York museums' permanent collections. Artifact|NY is a campaign of regularly posted photographic images of fascinating artifacts from New York museums accompanied by short blurbs about the artifacts as well as links to museum websites and announcements of upcoming exhibitions. The project is created by Don Wildman's Archivist Media in NYC and sponsored by MANY. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/21/Museum-Association-of-NY-Announces-Partnership-with-Mysteries-at-the-Museum-Host-Don-Wildman/8236/