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Bethel Woods Center For The Arts and Tri State Buick and GMC Dealers Present 2017 Country Megaticket

Feb 8, 2017

Three Concert Megaticket Delivers Country Music's Biggest Stars  

Bethel, N.Y. (February 7, 2017) - Bethel Woods Center for the Arts and Tri State Buick and GMC Dealers present the 2017 Country Megaticket, a three show "package" featuring the summer's hottest country shows. The Megaticket gives fans the opportunity to buy tickets FIRST to the biggest lineup of country SUPERSTAR artists at one of the world's top-ranked outdoor amphitheaters, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.

Blondie and Garbage to Co-Headline Rage and Rapture Tour this Summer

Feb 8, 2017

Rage and Rapture Tour

Stops at Bethel Woods on Saturday, July 29  Tickets On Sale  Friday, February 17 Bethel, N.Y. (February 8, 2017) -   Blondie & Garbage announced today a co-headline North American Rage & Rapture tour that will include a stop at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival on Saturday, July 29, 2017. The second leg of the tour, including the Bethel, NY date will have support provided by special guest Deap Vally.

Winter Delights: Colonial Chocolate and Games

Feb 6, 2017

Rensselaer, N.Y. - On Thursday February 23, 2017 Crailo State Historic Site will be offering "Winter Delights: Colonial Chocolate and Games" for children, their parents and anyone interested in historic chocolate and entertainment.  Between 10:00am and 1:00 pm everyone is welcome to drop in to learn about 18th century drinking chocolate, do crafts and play indoor colonial games.

Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro to receive George Eastman Award

Feb 6, 2017

Tickets on sale NOW for a weekend with Vittorio Storaro, March 24-26, including an introduction by Storaro for a screening of Apocalypse Now Redux and the East Coast premiere of Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015), and Eastman Award Ceremony and Screening of Dick Tracy on March 25 

Rochester, N.Y., February 6, 2017-The George Eastman Museum will honor Academy Award-winning cinematographer Vittorio Storaro with the George Eastman Award on Saturday, March 25. The award recognizes Storaro's distinguished contribution to the art of film.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center Announces 2017 Classical Season

Feb 5, 2017

New York City Ballet The Philadelphia Orchestra The Chamber Music Society Of Lincoln Center

New "$15 under 15" and "$29 under 29" tickets 

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - The Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) will welcome home resident companies New York City Ballet, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in a dynamic 2017 line-up that integrates great works of the classical repertoire with artist debuts and SPAC premieres. The Argentinian dance company Che Malambo, known for percussive footwork and stomping, drumming, and singing, will make their SPAC debut on July 20th.

Music Icon & Woodstock Alumni Carlos Santana Returns to Bethel Woods with The Transmogrify Tour

Feb 3, 2017

Santana will perform new songs alongside career-spanning hits

 Tickets on Sale Friday, February 10th

Bethel, N.Y. - Ten time GRAMMY®-Award, three time Latin GRAMMY®-Award winning rock icon and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Carlos Santana and his band SANTANA will perform passion-filled songs from their forty year career, including fan favorites from Woodstock to Supernatural and beyond with The Transmogrify Tour. Santana will return to Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival on Saturday, August 5, 2017.

Exhibition Commemorates Anniversary of Signing of Japanese Internment Executive Order

Feb 3, 2017

"IMAGES OF INTERNMENT: THE INCARCERATION OF JAPANESE AMERICANS DURING WORLD WAR II" 

Over 200 photographs including the work of Dorothea Lange and Ansel Adams 

Hyde Park, N.Y. -- On February 19, 2017 -- the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 -- the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will open a new photographic exhibition entitled, IMAGES OF INTERNMENT: THE INCARCERATION OF JAPANESE AMERICANS DURING WORLD WAR II, with over 200 photographs including the work of Dorothea Lange and Ansel Adams. Signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 9066 led to the incarceration of 120,000 people of Japanese descent -- including approximately 80,000 American citizens -- during World War II. The exhibit will be on display in the Library's William J. vanden Heuvel Gallery through December 31, 2017. Regular hours and admission apply.

Extra Date Added to Gilded Age Tea & Talk Series at Staatsburgh State Historic Site

Feb 3, 2017

Saturday, Feb. 11 at 1 p.m.

"Famous Love Stories of the Gilded Age" 

Staatsburg, N.Y. (2/2/17) - Due to popular demand, Staatsburgh State Historic Site has added another date for its annual Valentine Weekend program, "Famous Love Stories of the Gilded Age." This talk with tea takes place in the mansion's formal dining room on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. and is part of the site's popular Gilded Age Tea & Talk series. Staatsburgh is the former Hudson River estate of Ogden Mills and Ruth Livingston Mills.

The Met Celebrates 25th Anniversary of its Annual Family Benefit with Coloring Outside the Lines

Feb 2, 2017

Met Family Benefit

Media Alert

What:   The Met invites the entire family to enjoy an evening of creativity and entertainment at the 25th annual Family Benefit on Thursday, February 9.

This year, the theme of Coloring Outside the Lines will transform The Met Fifth Avenue into an artist's studio, where families will interact with practicing artists and learn how they create using various media, techniques, and tools.

Hyde names new board members

Jan 31, 2017

Glens Falls, N.Y. -The Hyde Collection is proud to announce the recent appointment of two new members to the Board of Trustees, Ellen-Deane Cummins and Sarah Parker Ward. 

Ms. Cummins has been a summer resident of Bolton Landing for more than thirty-five years and moved three years ago from Boston to Saratoga Springs. She is an avid collector of fine art and contemporary craft, and is passionate about classical music. She has been an active member of several nonprofit organizations in New York City, Washington, DC, San Francisco, and Boston.

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