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National Ballet of China to Bring Original Masterpiece 'The Peony Pavilion' to SPAC Stage in 2015

Feb 19, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

National Ballet of ChinaSaratoga Springs, N.Y. - The National Ballet of China, a beloved national symbol in its homeland and an iconic cultural emissary to the global community, will perform at Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) July 21 and 22, announced President and Executive Director Marcia J. White. Accompanied by The National Ballet of China Symphony Orchestra, the company's SPAC engagement will feature the Saratoga premiere of The Peony Pavilion, the internationally-acclaimed adaptation of a classic Chinese romantic tale.

Museum of the Moving Image Presents “Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men”

Feb 18, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Mad MenExhibition Reveals The Creative Process Behind One Of Television's Most Celebrated Dramas

March 14-June 14, 2015

Astoria, N.Y. - Mad Men, one of the most acclaimed television series of all time, will be the subject of a major new exhibition opening at Museum of the Moving Image on March 14, 2015. Just days after the exhibition opens, Matthew Weiner, the show's creator, writer, and executive producer will appear at the Museum on March 20 for a conversation about the creation and production of the series. This appearance kicks off Required Viewing: Mad Men's Movie Influences, a ten-film series featuring movies curated by Weiner-including The Apartment, Les Bonnes Femmes, and The Americanization of Emily-that inspired the series, from March 14 to April 26.

First of Three Intimate Wine and Cheese Pairing Events Taking Place Feb. 28

Feb 12, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Preferred Pairings series offers serious wine and cheese lovers a chance to pair artisanal cheeses with reserve wines at select wineries

Finger Lakes, N.Y. - The Finger Lakes Cheese Trail has partnered with the Seneca Lake Wine Trail for a third year to host a series of intimate wine and cheese pairing events this winter. Preferred Pairings is a series of three monthly events where the creameries of the Cheese Trail pair with different members of the Wine Trail to offer select pairings of reserve wines and artisanal cheeses to their audience. The first in this series is February 28, from 10:00am-5:00pm, and pairs 10 wineries with 9 of the Cheese Trail's member creameries.

Jennifer Hudson and Gary Clark Jr. to Headline at Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

Feb 10, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Jennifer HudsonTickets on Sale Thursday, Feb. 11 at 10 AM

Rochester, N.Y. - Producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona today announced two more headliners for the nine day 14th edition Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival June 19-27. 

Grammy Award-winning recording artist, Academy Award-winning actress and best-selling author, Jennifer Hudson will perform on Wednesday June 24. Grammy winning ...

SPAC to Feature the Talents of TV and Broadway Star Megan Hilty and Popular Conductor Steven Reineke

Feb 5, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

At Pops Night with The Philadelphia Orchestra

 

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - In a few short years, Megan Hilty has gone from understudy on Broadway to a star of stage, screen, and music whose impressive accomplishments mark her as one of the fastest rising talents in the entertainment world. Steven Reineke's boundless enthusiasm and exceptional artistry have made him one of the nation's most sought-after pops conductors, composers and arrangers. Ms. Hilty and Mr. Reineke come together to headline Pops Night with The Philadelphia Orchestra on August 13, during the Orchestra's 2015 summer residency at Saratoga Performing Arts Center.

Celebrate the 375th Anniversaries of Southampton & Southold

Feb 5, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

375th Anniversary ConvocationSaturday, March 7, 2015 Southampton, N.Y. - On Saturday, March 7th beginning at 3:00 p.m. The Towns of Southampton and Southold will gather for a Convocation, a combined assembly to celebrate their shared 375th anniversaries at Southampton's First Presbyterian Church, located at 2 South Main Street. Following the Convocation at 4:00 p.m. a 375th Reception and Exhibit Opening will be held at the Rogers Mansion, a property of the Southampton Historical Museum, located across the street at 17 Meeting House Lane.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum presents Presidents Day Weekend Events

Feb 3, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

FDR Home and Presidential LibraryBook Talk and Signing with David L. Holmes author of THE FAITHS OF THE FOUNDING FATHERS, followed by Documents On Display: Presidential Autographs

Saturday, February 14, 2015, beginning at 2:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home   Hyde Park, N.Y. -- The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will host an afternoon of Presidents Day Weekend events on Saturday, February 14, 2015. The program will begin at 2:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home with a book talk and signing with David L. Holmes author of THE FAITHS OF THE FOUNDING FATHERS. Holmes will sign copies of his book after the talk. From 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Research Room of the FDR Presidential Library, visitors can view a selection of presidential autographs from the Roosevelt Library archives -- many of which are from FDR's personal collection -- on display only once a year. These events are free and open to the general public.

2015 CNY Boat Show Adds Suddenly-In-Command Learning Drill for Public Aboard Vessel

Feb 3, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Syracuse, N.Y. - What do you do when you are enjoying a boat ride and an emergency suddenly occurs and you find yourself in charge of the boat? To find out, visit the February 11-15, 2015 Central New York Boat Show at the NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY, and participate in a free and fun, but deadly serious, hands-on learning experience aboard a boat that could save your life and others. New York Sea Grant and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary (USCGA) are offering an interactive Suddenly-In-Command training experience at the 5-day event that is the largest and oldest boat show in New York State. The introductory program will engage visitors aboard a 28-foot pontoon boat as if an emergency on the water has occurred.

Historical Society Announces 2015 Howlin' at the Moon Concert Series at Mabee Farm Historic Site

Jan 16, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Howlin' at the Moon Concert SeriesSchenectady, N.Y. - The Schenectady County Historical Society proudly presents its seventh season of the Howlin' at the Moon concert series at Mabee Farm Historic Site. The 2015 season will be the most exciting and ambitious Howlin' year yet, with 12 scheduled events. Each month on the full moon, Mabee Farm will host an evening of live music, featuring regional folk and bluegrass artists.

Summer concerts take place in Mabee Farm's historic 1760s Dutch barn.

Colavita and Fine Cooking Announce Farm to Fork Fondo

Jan 14, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Black Dirt Region Onion FieldEdison, N.J. - Colavita USA and Fine Cooking Magazine are pleased to announce the inaugural Colavita | Fine Cooking - Farm to Fork Fondo. The mass-participation cycling ride will be held June 28, 2015, at Cedar Lakes Estate in Orange County, New York, with 500 participants expected. The culinary-focused and community-driven athletic event will highlight the agriculture in the region with catered meals and mid-ride aid stations made from Colavita Italian specialty products, Fine Cooking Magazine recipes, and locally-sourced ingredients.

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