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Historic Huguenot Street presents chamber ensembleSunday, October 3, 2021

New Paltz, N.Y. – Historic Huguenot Street presents chamber ensemble Hudson Valley Baroque in a concert featuring music of Elizabeth Jaquet de la Guerre (1665 - 1729), Antonio Vivaldi (1768 - 1741), Jean-Baptiste Loeillet (1680 - 1730), Alessandro Scarlatti (1660 - 1725), and Jacques-Martin Hotteterre (1674 - 1763).  The ensemble members are Joël Evans (oboe, SUNY New Paltz Music Department faculty), Gregory Bynum (recorder, SUNY New Paltz School of Education faculty), Susan Seligman (cello, SUNY New Paltz Music Department faculty), and Ruthanne Schempf (harpsichord, SUNY New Paltz Music Department Faculty). The concert will take place Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 4 p.m.

Stanley Kubrick - 2001Complete Kubrick film retrospective also extended through October 17, with added screenings of 2001: A Space Odyssey

New York, New York, September 21, 2021 — The major exhibition Envisioning 2001: Stanley Kubrick’s Space Odyssey, which explores the making of the visionary 1968 sci-fi masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey, will be extended for three additional weekends, closing on Sunday, October 17, it was announced today by Museum of the Moving Image. In addition, the accompanying Complete Kubrick film retrospective will be also extended, culminating with the films A Clockwork Orange, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year; Barry Lyndon; the 2020 documentary Kubrick by Kubrick; and added screenings of 2001: A Space Odyssey, including select 70mm presentations.

Burning BrighterIn-Person: Weekend of Friday, October 1-Sunday, October 3, 2021 
Online Nationwide: Sunday, October 3-Sunday, October 10, 2021 

New York, N.Y. -- The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is proud to present Burning Brighter, a film festival celebrating the remarkable diversity of emerging voices in French cinema. This special program features recent prize-winning films by new French filmmakers. Conceived with The Edmond de Rothschild Foundations, this program highlights the critical importance of the arts in exploring the perspectives of different communities. …

TANG-ENERGY-38Soprano Lindsay Kesselman and Sandbox Percussion perform composition by Kenneth Frazelle

Video of world premiere performance a Tang, SPAC collaboration

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College and Saratoga Performing Arts Center present the world premiere of Energy in All Directions, composed by Kenneth Frazelle and performed by soprano Lindsay Kesselman and New York City-based ensemble Sandbox Percussion. 

Recorded in the exhibition of the same name that inspired Frazelle’s composition, the performance can be viewed on the Tang Teaching Museum’s website beginning Wednesday, September 8, at https://tang.skidmore.edu/exhibitions/276-energy-in-all-directions#performance.

New York New YorkFeaturing Spike Lee’s ‘25th Hour’ And Scorsese’s ‘New York, New York,’ Both In 35mm

Also in September: Complete Kubrick continues with Barry Lyndon and A Clockwork Orange; a Science on Screen program focusing on A.I. and robot speech; a Shinya Tsukamoto double feature in Disreputable Cinema

Plus, theatrical runs of Tsai Ming-liang’s Days and Dash Shaw’s Cryptozoo

Astoria, New York, August 31, 2021 — This September marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. To commemorate this somber milestone, Museum of the Moving Image will present two movies by New York filmmakers that express a deep love for the City and its resilience: Spike Lee’s 25th Hour and Martin Scorsese’s New York, New York—both presented in 35mm—on Saturday, September 11 (with additional screenings). Please see below for more information on these films and the Museum’s September screening schedule. Additional programs will be announced as they are scheduled.

OMG Art FaireThe “Break-Out” Omg Art Faire taking place September 30-October 3, 2021

Painting, sculpture, photography, mixed media and digital represented at exhibition in creative upstate community

Kingston, N.Y. (August 17, 2021) – Janet Hicks, the Director of Kingston’s One Mile Gallery announces the OMG Art Faire (OMG). The fair will feature a curated selection of fine art galleries, who represent artists working in photography, painting, sculpture, mixed media, video, and digital. OMG will begin with a VIP opening on the evening of September 30th and will remain open to the public through Sunday, October 3rd at the historic Wall Street Music Hall in Kingston’s Stockade ‘uptown’ area.

Cooperstown Summer Music FestivalCooperstown, N.Y. (August 13, 2021) - The recent uptick of COVID-19 cases has forced the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival to postpone their August and September concerts to an unknown later date. Ticketholders for all concerts will be given the option of receiving a refund or donating the cost of their tickets to fund future initiatives.

The Park Theater Foundation - Upcoming 202122 SeasonGlens Falls, N.Y. -- The Park Theater Foundation is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for its highly anticipated 2021/22 season. 

The Park Presents Series (2021/22):

Beginning in September 2021, The Park Theater Foundation will present its flagship series “The Park Presents” featuring an incredible lineup of national and international touring musicians from genres including folk, americana, zydeco, jazz, classical and more. Experience some of the best in music at their intimate, state-of-the-art theater! Their past performers included Loudon Wainwright III, Terence Simien & the Zydeco Experience, and The Sweet Remains. This season will feature The Gibson Brothers, the Villalobos Brothers, The Small Glories, Ariel Posen, The Jason Anick Acoustic Trio, and more!…

Safe Space 2020-300dpiNew exhibition explores the humanity of those living with HIV/AIDS

Saratoga Springs, NY (August 4, 2021) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College announces the online opening on Saturday, August 7, of Look After Each Other: Intimacy and Community. The student-curated exhibition features work by artists, activists, and documentarians who show the human side of life with HIV/AIDS beyond a medical diagnosis, revealing moments of intimacy, care, friendship, and more.

Organized by Nathan Bloom ’21, the 2020–21 Eleanor Linder Winter ’45 Endowed Intern, the exhibition presents the work — posters, magazine covers, drawings, video, fiber art, sculpture, and photography, most coming from the Tang’s growing collection — in five distinct, yet interrelated, sections: Performance, Livelihood, Memory, Outreach, and Joy.

David Michael MillerLong Lake, N.Y. -- Long Lake’s final Music by the Lake concert will be held on Friday, August 13th on the Long Lake Town Beach from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. featuring the Buffalo based act Miller & The Other Sinners. In the event of rain the show will be at the Mt. Sabattis Pavilion. This event is free.

Miller and The Other Sinners is a nationally touring Southern Soul band from Buffalo, NY, bringing a blend of gut bucket delta grit, Memphis soul, gospel spirit and funky rhythm and blues.  Since August of 2015, they have performed over 700 shows across 21 states and Canada from house parties to festivals. …