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Martin Scorsese Retrospective Launches with the Director’s Most Recent Films

Dec 6, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

"Martin Scorsese in the 21st Century" is the first part of a comprehensive retrospective that will accompany the Museum's major exhibition devoted to the director, which opens Sunday, December 11 Scorsese retrospective (Part I): December 16-30, 2016

Astoria, Queens, NY, December 6, 2016-During the next five months, Museum of the Moving Image will present a comprehensive retrospective devoted to the films of Martin Scorsese, in conjunction with a major exhibition about the director's work, life, and passion for cinema. The first part of the retrospective, Martin Scorsese in the 21st Century, features six films directed by Scorsese since 2000, and will be presented in the Museum's Redstone Theater from December 16 through 30, 2016.

“A Spiritual Quest” Landscape Art Exhibition Opening at Rockefeller State Park Preserve

Dec 6, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Pleasantville, N.Y. (Dec. 6, 2016) - The Art Gallery at The Rockefeller Park Preserve will present "A Spiritual Quest," an exhibition of luminous, colorful landscape paintings created by Larry Horowitz. Horowitz joyously commingles "en plein aire" subjects in formal compositional effects, yielding to spiritual perceptions and momentarily romantic ones. Premiering on Sunday, Dec. 11 with a celebration from 1 to 3 p.m., the exhibit will be on view daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Jan. 29, 2017.

Richard Renaldi: Manhattan Sunday will open at the George Eastman Museum on January 21, 2017

Nov 16, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Recent series by Renaldi is a photographic diary of Manhattan in the wee hours of Sunday mornings from 2010 through today

Rochester, N.Y. -- November 16, 2016-The George Eastman Museum will open Richard Renaldi: Manhattan Sunday on January 21, 2017, in the Project Gallery. Exhibited at a museum for the first time, photographer Richard Renaldi's new series consists of portraits, urban still lifes, and streetscapes made in the wee hours of Sunday morning, when post-bacchanalian characters join early-morning workers in New York City's nooks and crannies. Richard Renaldi: Manhattan Sunday will be on view through June 11, 2017.

Southampton Historical Museum Awarded $50k to Restore 1830 Schoolhouse

Nov 16, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Schoolhouse (Photo by Connor Flanagan)Southampton, N.Y. - The Gardiner Foundation awarded the Southampton Historical Museum a matching grant of $50,500 to be used for the restoration of the Red Creek Schoolhouse located on the grounds of the Rogers Mansion Museum Complex in the Village of Southampton. Katherine Curran, executive director of the Gardiner Foundation, gave the check to Tom Edmonds, executive director of the Southampton Historical Museum. Witnesses included Bob Beck, president of the Southampton Historical Museum and Stephen Funsch, village administrator for the Village of Southampton.

'Yin and Yang' Exhibition: Two Points of View

Sep 8, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Yin and YangA 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 ...

Hudson River Valley Ramble Continues This Weekend

Sep 8, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

September Celebration Features Over 225 Events

www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com 

(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 www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com.

I LOVE NEW YORK ANNOUNCES 2016 BLACK HERITAGE TOURS TO LAUNCH AUGUST 5-7

Aug 8, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

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.

Find Family Fun at 2016 Empire Farm Days: From Kiddie Tractor Pull and Hot Wheels to Dancing Digger

Jul 21, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Empire Farm DaysSeneca 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.

Star Trek: The Original Series Set Tour Brings Series to Life

Jul 14, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Star Trek Set TourComplete 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.

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