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Posts from December 2022

TourismGala2022_Winners2Including the Partner of the Year, Tourism Trailblazer, Industry Advancement, and Tourism Legacy Honorees

Long Island, NY (December 9, 2022) — Discover Long Island, the region’s official and only accredited destination marketing organization, was proud to unveil the recipients of the 2022 Tourism Awards at the organization’s 4th annual gala, held Tuesday night, at the Fox Hollow in Woodbury. The annual event is designed to recognize the diverse group of local leaders, organizations, and business owners who continue to shape and further Long Island’s $6.3 billion tourism industry. …

January 2023 Living History Event1776 Supplying our Army in Canada presented on Saturday, January 14, 2023

Ticonderoga, N.Y. -- Join Fort Ticonderoga for an exciting one-day living history event on Saturday, January 14, 2023. Step into the early days of the American Revolution as soldiers at Ticonderoga sent vital supplies to the American Army, clinging-on tenuously to the siege of Quebec.

March 15–19, 2023

First Look to launch Reverse Shot Emerging Critics Workshop—call for applications now open!

Program lineup to be announced in early February 2023; early bird All Festival Passes now on sale

Astoria, New York, December 12, 2022 — Museum of the Moving Image’s 12th First Look Festival, an annual showcase for new international cinema, will take place March 15–19, 2023. Each year, First Look introduces New York audiences to more than two dozen formally inventive works that seek to redefine the art form, often with the filmmakers in person; and through its Working on It program, engages filmmakers, critics, and students in conversations about the creative process in workshops and work-in-progress screenings. This year, First Look will launch the Reverse Shot Emerging Critics Workshop, with a call for applications open to early-career writers in the Greater New York area.

Full Moon WalkSchenectady, N.Y. - Schenectady Historical is pleased to announce its full slate of winter 2023 programming. From family-friendly hikes and workshops to conversations with international scholars, we're excited to help our community discover local history. For everything going on through April, visit schenectadyhistorical.org/events

Full Moon Wolf Walk
Friday, January 6 at 5pm @ Mabee Farm
On winter nights in our cold clime, a full moon illuminates vast expanses of deep snow on the flats. January brings the full Wolf Moon, named for wolf packs circling icy villages, their howls piercing the silence of the 18th century, adding a sense of eerie desolation to this frontier.

Schenectady County Historical SocietySchenectady, NY – Schenectady County Historical Society (SCHS) announced today grant awards totaling $40,000 from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to support the recovery of the nonprofit arts and culture sector. Following New York State’s historic investment for the arts, NYSCA has awarded $90 million since Spring 2022 to a record number of artists and organizations across the state. 

Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz FestivalSaratoga Springs, NY (December 13, 2022) -- The 46th Annual Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival will return for a full two-day and two-stage exhilarating festival experience on Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Featuring a remarkable roster of twenty-one musical groups, the line-up is headlined by musical icons Bonnie Raitt, Pat Metheny, Angelique Kidjo, Tower of Power, and Chucho Valdes and today’s most electrifying artists including Snarky Puppy, Cory Wong, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Hiromi, Cindy Blackman Santana, Samara Joy, Kurt Rosenwinkel, and Emmet Cohen.

Bonnie RaittRochester, NY—December 13, 2022—The CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival is proud to present BONNIE RAITT: Just Like That…Tour 2023 on June 27, 2023, at the festival's 20th-anniversary edition. The concert will be held at 8 p.m. at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. The Festival's 20th Edition will be held from June 23 to July 1, 2023, in downtown Rochester, NY.

We Are NYIncludes Upgrades to Winter Sports Facilities, New Retail and Dining Areas, Improvements to Raise Environmental Standard for Future Host Cities   

Newly Renovated Lake Placid Olympic Museum to Open Tomorrow at Lake Placid Olympic Center      

Tickets to Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games Available Here      

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the completion of a $104 million renovation of the Lake Placid Olympic Center ahead of the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games, which will take place from January 12-22, 2023. The renovations, completed by the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority, include upgrades to the Olympic Center's year-round facilities, as well as an all-new retail shop, indoor and outdoor dining area, and a fully updated Lake Placid Olympic Museum, which will open tomorrow, Thursday, December 8. Together, these upgrades mark the completion of final preparations for the Games and will support future winter sporting events in Lake Placid. …

Pat MethenyFriday June 23

Tickets On Sale Friday Dec 9 at 10AM

Rochester, N.Y. (December 6, 2022) The CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival is proud to present the legendary Pat Metheny on opening night June 23, 2023, at the festival's 20th-anniversary edition. The concert will be held at 8 p.m. at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. The festival's 20th Edition will be held from June 23 to July 1, 2023, in downtown Rochester, NY.

HibercationCayuga County, N.Y. – Local business are offering a fresh take on a cozy winter getaway as part of a regional tourism campaign presented by the Cayuga County Office of Tourism and its partners. Hibercation is described as part hibernation, part vacation and 100 percent good for the soul. This campaign, which runs January 15 through March 15, entices locals and tourists alike to get out, hunker down and relax in Cayuga County.

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