The Beat Category - arts and culture Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:12:48 GMT Chris Golden of The Oak Ridge Boys and Sherry Anne: September 23 in Camden Camden, N.Y. - Chris Golden, 2016 Crossover Artist of the Year, will visit Camden, NY, on Friday, September 23 for a 7:00 pm concert with special guest national recording artist Sherry Anne at Camden Wesleyan Church, 101 Main Street. Thu, 15 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT 'Yin and Yang' Exhibition: Two Points of View A Smorgasbord of Photography and More Hudson, N.Y. - The exhibition Yin and Yang, taking place at Columbia Green Community College now through Sept. 28, is a visual collaboration by David Slutzky and Francis X. Driscoll demonstrating that sometimes different points of view can create a balance. Sometimes the same subject captured slightly differently can convey a very ... Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT Hudson River Valley Ramble Continues This Weekend September Celebration Features Over 225 Events  (Albany, NY) -The 17th annual Hudson River Valley Ramble continues this Saturday with a weekend full of activities and continues throughout September with more than 225 exciting outdoor adventures across New York's Hudson Valley.  The Ramble offers visitors and residents of all ages an opportunity to experience the distinct cultural heritage and landscape of the region by hiking a trail, visiting an historic site, or paddling on the river during the Northeast's most beautiful time of the year. For a complete listing of events, visit Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT I LOVE NEW YORK ANNOUNCES 2016 BLACK HERITAGE TOURS TO LAUNCH AUGUST 5-7 Experience Native American, African and Dutch Heritage in New York State Albany, N.Y. (Aug. 5) - I LOVE NEW YORK today announced new heritage tours taking place across the Empire State. Black Heritage Tours, based in New York and the Netherlands, is offering a trip through the Capital - Saratoga and Hudson Valley Regions, stopping at sites connected to African, Dutch, and Native American cultures that have helped shape both New York State and U.S. history. Mon, 08 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT Find Family Fun at 2016 Empire Farm Days: From Kiddie Tractor Pull and Hot Wheels to Dancing Digger Seneca Falls, N.Y. - The August 9-11, 2016 Empire Farm Days at Rodman Lott and Son Farms in Seneca Falls, NY, offers a host of exhibits and activities for families to enjoy. The Farm Bureau Family Education Center has a grain box play area with straw bale seating, interactive games, puzzles, a coloring contest, and balloons. Check the tent for a special time each day for the children to add a small painted agricultural theme to their face or hand. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT Star Trek: The Original Series Set Tour Brings Series to Life Complete Set Reproductions Offer Fans Tour of Star Trek: The Original Series Sets in Ticonderoga, New York Ticonderoga, NY, July 14, 2016 - Star Trek super-fan James Cawley is honoring the 50th anniversary of the iconic franchise with the opening of his meticulously designed Star Trek: The Original Series set tour. Located in historic Ticonderoga, New York and under license by CBS Consumer Products, the set tour brings memories to life by allowing fans to boldly go and tour the sets of the legendary Starship Enterprise. Recreated exactly as they were laid out on the "Desilu" (now Paramount Pictures) Stage 9 in Hollywood for the original run of Star Trek, guests will be able to step onto the soundstage and be transported directly back to 1966. Starting this July, visitors can receive guided tours, photo opportunities and an immersive experience into the world of the classic television series. Thu, 14 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT Adirondack Theatre Festival begins its 22nd summer season on June 21 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, 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 Who’s Who of Bluegrass Music to Perform at Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival July 14-17 in Oak Hill, NY 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 2016 Adirondack Wine & Food Festival Official Vendor Announcement & Ticket Sales Update 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 Television Host and Museum Expert Don Wildman to Join With I LOVE NEW YORK 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