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Great Shipwrecks of NY’s ‘Great’ Lakes Exhibit to Visit Albany May 4-27

Apr 18, 2016 by I Love NY Staff

Albany, N.Y. --  The Great Shipwrecks of NY's ‘Great' Lakes Traveling Exhibit developed by New York Sea Grant will be installed at The State University of New York at Albany Gallery, 353 Broadway, Albany, NY, from May 4 to May 27, 2016. Admission to the exhibit from 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday is free.

The Great Shipwrecks exhibit features shipwrecks spanning more than 200 years across New York State. Ten interpretive panels highlight fascinating details about the historic underwater wrecks and landscapes in Lake Erie, Ontario, Lake Champlain, the Finger Lakes, Lake George and the St. Lawrence River. A miniature replica of the ‘turtle ship' Radeau, North America's oldest warship purposely sunk by the British in Lake Champlain in 1758, was made specifically for this exhibit.

Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail Brochure Now Available

Apr 18, 2016 by I Love NY Staff

Finger Lakes Sweet TrailOne of the Best Food Trails as voted by readers of USA TODAY

April 18, 2016, Cayuga County, NY - The 2016 Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail brochure is now available at the Cayuga County Office of Tourism. This popular trail promotes locally grown and produced sweet treats and was voted one of the Best Food Trails by Readers of USA TODAY and 10Best. The 2016 trail includes twenty-one stops where you can enjoy locally grown and made sweet delights ranging from fruit wines to maple syrup to jams and jellies.

SPAC Hosts Pre-Performance Talks

Apr 17, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Artists and Experts Share Insights & Anecdotes Highlights: Robert Battle, Peter Martins, Justin Peck, Hannibal, Stéphane Denève, Michael Torke, David Finckel & Wu Han, among many others!

Saratoga Springs, NY - The Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) announces the line-up for its popular Pre-Performance Talks series, intimate 30-minute conversations with SPAC's performers, composers, choreographers, authors, and critics. Hosted an hour prior to the start of a performance, the talks feature the world's biggest names in the classical arts, including Robert Battle, Peter Martins, Justin Peck, Stéphane Denève, Michael Torke, David Finckel and Wu Han, among many others.

Southampton Historical Museum Presents 7th Annual House Tour

Apr 15, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Dutch Colonial by John David Rose"Insider's View"

Southampton, N.Y. - On Saturday, June 4, 2016, guests of the "7th Annual Southampton House Tour" will have the opportunity to experience extraordinary houses that illustrate Southampton's unique architectural history - from Colonial days right up to the present. A Champagne Reception hosted by Sant Ambroeus Restaurant follows the tour.

Upcoming at the Museum of the Moving Image: May–June 2016

Apr 14, 2016 by I Love NY Staff

New York, N.Y. - Here's a look at the Museum of the Moving Image's upcoming major programs, events and exhibitions. Additional programs will be announced as they are confirmed. Some information below may be subject to change.

MAJOR FILM SERIES AND EVENTS Pierrot le fou with Anna Karina in conversation with Molly Haskell

Wednesday, May 4, 7:00 p.m.

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Jean-Luc Godard's beloved film, the Museum presents a special screening followed by a conversation with the film's star Anna Karina and film critic Molly Haskell, who lived in Paris in the early 1960s and worked for the French Film Office.

Howl with Dyer Switch, April 22 at Mabee Farm! 

Apr 14, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Howlin at the MoonRotterdam, N.Y. - The Mabee Farm Historic Site invites you to a night of great bluegrass and folk music Friday, April 22 at 7pm as they welcome Dyer Switch back to the Howlin' stage! Dyer Switch's hard-driving traditional, original, and unique bluegrass and acoustic music is dynamic, captivating, and performed with mesmeric charm. Opening the night is Howlin' favorite Patrick Sharrow!

Trevor Noah, Lewis Black, and Brian Regan Headline 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival In Jamestown

Apr 13, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

National Comedy Center Announces Festival Lineup, Update On National Museum of Comedy, Tickets for 4-day Festival go on Sale May 4

Jamestown, N.Y. - National Comedy Center, Inc., the first cultural institution dedicated entirely to the celebration of comedy, announces the lineup for the 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 4-7, in Jamestown, NY. Headlining this year's festival is Comedy Central's "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah, the king of the rant Lewis Black, and one of this country's premier comedians, Brian Regan. Festival highlights also include a moderated discussion with the Farrelly Brothers and Kliph Nesteroff, the critically-acclaimed Story Pirates kids-comedy troupe, and Comedy Late Night.

Staatsburgh State Historic Site Season Opens

Mar 25, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Highlighting Gilded Age Opulence, Tales of the Titanic, Tea Talks and More

Staaatsburg, N.Y. (3/25/16) - Staatsburgh State Historic Site, also known as the Mills Mansion, will open for the season on Friday, April 15. Drop-in tours will be offered Thursdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., last tour at 4 p.m. Often called a time capsule of the Gilded Age, the 79-room mansion retains its original furnishings and opulent décor. Admission for the standard tour is $8; $6 for seniors and students; children age 12 and younger are free.

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