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© 2018 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Photograph courtesy of SUNY New PaltzNew Paltz, N.Y. – The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz and the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College will co-host a two-day symposium titled “Displaying Warhol: Exhibition as Interpretation,” focusing on the history and significance of different approaches to exhibiting the work of Andy Warhol.

The symposium begins with an evening keynote on Thursday, April 12, at Vassar College, and will continue with a day-long program featuring panels, lectures and multimedia presentations at SUNY New Paltz on Friday, April 13.

Basilica HudsonThursday, August 9 2018 @ 7PM; Advance tickets $25

Hudson, NY - Legendary Montreal musical collective Godspeed You! Black Emperor will return to Basilica Hudson on Thursday, August 9th. The band, who last performed at Basilica in 2015, recently released their seventh full-length album Luciferian Towers on their own self-run record label Constellation. The show will mark the band’s third performance at Basilica Hudson.

Linda ChesisCooperstown, N.Y. – There is an online substitute for just about everything these days, but there is no substitute for the unique magic of a live performance. Regular concertgoers and first-time attendees alike can experience the thrill of being up close and personal with world-renowned artists at a Cooperstown Summer Music Festival concert.

The 20th Anniversary season of the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival, under the artistic direction of flutist Linda Chesis, offers spring and summer concerts in landmark Cooperstown venues. Featured artists include returning Festival favorites—the American String Quartet, harpsichordist Bradley Brookshire, violinist Joseph Lin—and new faces such as jazz guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli, the Argus Quartet, and pianists Ran Dank and Soyeon Kate Lee.

Eastman Entertains23 creatively styled table settings, tablescapes, and floral arrangements  inspired by popular movies on view in the historic mansion; accompanying film series at the Dryden Theatre

Rochester, N.Y., April 2, 2018—The George Eastman Museum has announced that its popular Eastman Entertains: At the Movies, will be on view from Tuesday, May 8, through Sunday, May 20. For two weeks only, a spectacular array of creatively styled table settings and floral arrangements inspired by popular motion pictures—including My Fair Lady, A League of Their Own, Steel Magnolias, and The Goonies—will be displayed throughout the mansion of entrepreneur and philanthropist George Eastman.

Xerox Rochester International Jazz FestivalNine Days, 300+ Shows, 20 Venues, 94 Free Events 

Rochester, NY—March 20, 2018Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona today announced the complete lineup for the festival’s 17th Edition. The nine-day festival returns to Rochester June 22 to June 30 presenting more than 1500 artists from around the world in 300-plus shows at 20 venues.

The 2018 Festival is presented in three series the Club Pass series with 214 shows, the headliner series of six shows and 94 free shows and events all held in Rochester’s East End Cultural and Entertainment District. …

A glassblower on the GlassBargeCorning, NY, March 15, 2018—The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) today announced the schedule for GlassBarge, which will offer free public glassmaking demonstrations at each scheduled stop during its four-month tour, launching on May 17 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. It will then travel north on the Hudson, then westward along the Erie Canal before making its way to the Finger Lakes. It will stop at ports in Yonkers, Poughkeepsie, Kingston, Albany, Little Falls, Sylvan Beach, Baldwinsville, Fairport, Lockport, Buffalo, Medina, Brockport, Pittsford, Seneca Falls, and Watkins Glen. A ceremonial last leg of the trip will take place by land, concluding in Corning with a community-wide celebration on September 22.

Guillermo GalindoGuillermo Galindo makes instruments out of discarded objects found along the Mexico-U.S. border

Saratoga Springs, NY (March 13, 2018) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College is pleased to announce a special performance of Sonic Borders II on Tuesday, March 20, at 6 p.m. by experimental composer, multimedia artist, and performance artist Guillermo Galindo.

SEAGULL MachinePreviews begin April 14, Opens April 16, Runs through April 29

New York, NY – La MaMa, in association with The Assembly, presents the world premiere of SEAGULLMACHINE, created by The Assembly, conceived by Nick Benacerraf, co-directed by Jess Chayes (Lucille Lortel Award winner) and Nick Benacerraf, and text by Anton Chekhov, Heiner Müller and The Assembly. SEAGULLMACHINE runs from April 14 - 29, 2018 in a limited engagement at La MaMa’s Ellen Stewart Theatre, located at 66 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and the Bowery in New York City. Previews begin April 14 for an April 16 opening.

George Eastman Museum logoFree admission to seniors 55 and older

Rochester, N.Y., February 27, 2018—The senior matinee film series will return to the Dryden Theatre on Monday, March 5 at 1:30 p.m. with a screening of Queen Kelly (Erich von Stroheim, 1929).

The senior matinee series is generously supported by the Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation and allows the museum to offer free admission to seniors 55 years and older. The series runs on most Mondays at 1:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) from March through October, and gives audiences the chance to experience cinema on 35mm, the way it was originally screened and meant to be seen.

Olana PartnershipHudson, NY – The Olana Partnership’s 9th Panorama Summer Program for youth will take place in July 2018 at Olana State Historic Site. These week-long programs are delivered by certified teachers and museum educators with years of experience; they have developed compelling activities and hands-on content for each of the three weeks. Camps are designed to be educational, and yet everything is linked to creative play and discovery in a stunning location. Our program leaders are professionals with extensive museum and outdoor education training.

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