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Posts from August 2022

National Comedy CenterNational Comedy Center Featured as a Top Family Destination with Disneyland, New York City, Hawaii and Walt Disney World Resort

Jamestown, NY – August 22, 2022 -- The National Comedy Center, the nation’s official cultural institution and museum dedicated to comedy, was named a “Top 25 Family Weekend Getaways in the U.S.” by U.S. News & World Report and a top destination to explore for “memory-making vacations with loved ones.”…

Circle Line8-Hour Weekend Excursion Series Features German-Themed Food and Drink Specials, Live Music, and Unbeatable Views of Fall Foliage

New York, NY (August 24, 2022) – Circle Line, home of New York City’s most iconic sightseeing cruises, will kick off the Fall season with the return of its annual Bear Mountain Cruise, featuring on-board Oktoberfest-themed food and drink specials, live music, and unbeatable views of fall foliage as guests cruise up the Hudson River. The eight-hour round-trip excursion will run every weekend from Saturday, September 17 through Sunday, November 13, 2022, providing locals and tourists alike with a breathtaking scenic escape from the bustling city streets of New York.

Cloaked CrusaderTwo Originals: George Washington and the American Comic Book Come together just in time for New York Comic Con!

New York City, N.Y. – If you think that our modern day superheroes have nothing in common with our First President, you‘d have another think coming! In fact they have been co-stars in our various universes for some time! We are looking forward to showing when and how in a new and exciting collection opening Oct 5th at The Fraunces Tavern Museum, entitled “Cloaked Crusader: George Washington in Comics and Pop Culture,” featuring original art and rare comics by Michael Golden, Arthur Suydam, Neal Adams, George Perez, George Evans, Fred Fredericks, Curt Swan, Daniel Scott, Graham Nolan and many more.

James CaanCelebrating the life, career, and legacy of the late legendary James Caan. Featuring The Godfather, El Dorado, Games, The Gambler, Thief, Elf, and more

Astoria, New York — Museum of the Moving Image’s Caan Film Festival returns this September to celebrate the life, career, and legacy of the late legendary James Caan. Running Friday, September 16 through Sunday, October 9, the festival in its fourth edition will revisit the most iconic performances of Caan’s six-decade career. The Godfather (1972), El Dorado (1966), Games (1967), The Gambler (1974), Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976), Cinderella Liberty (1973), The Killer Elite (1975), Thief (1981), Elf (2003), and more will be screened—many in 35mm—over the course of four weekends in the Museum’s Redstone Theater and Bartos Screening Room.

Copyright Fort Ticonderoga Photo Credit Mark MorelloTiconderoga, NY -- Fort Ticonderoga will present an exciting two-day battle reenactment highlighting the epic 1777 Brown’s Raid. Now 245 years later, guests will witness this real-life action adventure unfold, as patriot Colonel John Brown leads a surprise attack against British troops garrisoning Fort Ticonderoga all weekend, September 17- 18. This battle reenactment weekend will recreate what has become known as Brown’s Raid, an action adventure story pulled straight from the pages of Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Each day is different, as visitors experience the whole story of Brown’s Raid, with battle reenactments at 1:15 pm.

Little River BandWaterloo, N.Y. Two acts have been added to del Lago Resort & Casino’s entertainment lineup: Little River Band, performing Fri., Oct. 28; and Paul Anka, performing Sat., Nov. 12. Both shows will take place at 8:00 p.m. at del Lago’s Vine Showroom. Tickets go on sale Fri., Aug. 26. More information can be found at: dellagoresort.com/entertainment/#upcoming-events.

So-Percussion-and-Caroline-Shaw-Shervin-Lainez-scaledAcclaimed musicians to perform ‘Let the Soil Play Its Simple Part’

Friday, September 23 @ the Tang Museum

Saratoga Springs, NY (August 23, 2022) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College and Saratoga Performing Arts Center present a special performance by Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw and GRAMMY Award winning Sō Percussion of their acclaimed collaboration Let the Soil Play Its Simple Part on Friday, September 23, at 7:30 pm at the Tang. The performance is part of an on-going series of collaborations between SPAC and Skidmore College. The event is free and open to the public.

My Onliness-Daniel Irizarry-Suzanne Fiore Photography-w7Performed with American Sign Language interpretation

Previews begin September 2, Opens September 7, Runs through September 24

New York, NY – One-Eighth Theater, New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater proudly present the world premiere of MY ONLINESS, directed by Daniel Irizarry, with text and lyrics from Witkacy by Robert Lyons, original music by Kamala Sankaram and artistic sign language direction by Alexandria Wailes and Kailyn Aaron-Lozano.

NYS Parks Recreation Historic PreservationAt Walkway Over the Hudson Historic State Park, Ulster Welcome Center

Staatsburg, N.Y. — New York State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce its outdoor summer concert series, Twilight Music in the Parks, at the Walkway Over the Hudson Historic State Park, on Thursday nights from 6:00 – 7:00pm. The concert will be held on the Highland (Ulster) side at the Ulster Welcome Center. The music program runs each Thursday night now through September 1.

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