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2019-HeavenlyEchoesSaratoga Springs, NY (June 28, 2022) — The Tang Teaching Museum’s acclaimed summer concert series Upbeat on the Roof begins Thursday, July 7, with a gospel performance by one of the region’s most-beloved groups Heavenly Echoes. The concert begins at 6 pm on the lawn outside the Tang. New this year, the Tang features a drop-in art-making table for kids beginning at 5:30 pm.

Artpark logoLewiston, NY (June 28, 2022) – Tedeschi Trucks Band – the Grammy winning 12-piece rock and soul band headed by Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi – has partnered with Artpark and Osteria 166 / Stockthefreezer.com to host a food drive at their upcoming concert in Lewiston, NY on July 12 to benefit FeedMore WNY.

Concert goers are encouraged to bring non-perishable food donations. Collection boxes will be located at the upper and lower gate entrances from 3pm to 8pm. …

CoachmenFree July Programs at Staatsburgh State Historic Site; July 4, 9 And 17, 1:00pm

Staatsburg, N.Y.  (6/23/22) – In recognition of Independence Day, Staatsburgh State Historic Site will be offering their program “Slavery, Segregation & Staatsburgh,” exploring themes of race, freedom, and citizenship, based on recent research into Staatsburgh’s history. Join Historic Interpreter Zachary Veith for a conversation about the long path from enslavement to freedom taken by Black men, women, and children within the context of the Staatsburgh estate, built by the son of a signer of the Declaration of Independence. In addition to this special program, the site will be open for mansion tours on July 4.

George Eastman Museum logoJune 21 - July 10

Rochester, N.Y., June 23, 2022—The George Eastman Museum has announced that its popular Eastman Entertains: At the Movies, will return in 2022 and be on view from Tuesday, June 21, through Sunday, July 10. For three weeks only, a spectacular array of creatively styled table settings and floral arrangements inspired by popular motion pictures—including A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Cats, Charlotte’s Web, Cruella, and Toy Story—will be displayed in the Multipurpose Hall and select areas of the historic mansion.

Downtown RIverhead BIDRiverhead, NYAlive on 25 [AO25], downtown Riverhead’s largest and most anticipated event, is marking its fifth anniversary of annually hosting four evenings of summer fun on Main Street. 

AO25 is a free walkable street festival featuring live music on multiple stages, local craft beverages, food trucks, street dining, vendors, local artisans, face painters, stilt walkers, jugglers and activities the whole family can enjoy. A move to Friday evenings is planned for 2022, kicking off July 1st with fireworks at 9PM. Three events will follow on July 15th, July 29th and August 12 (rain date August 19th).  All events run from 5-9:30pm.

New Ohio TheatreJuly 6 – August 20

First time hybrid model to include live in-person performances in NYC, as well as live-streamed and on-demand

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New York, NY – The Obie Award-winning New Ohio Theatre is excited to announce that the 29th annual Ice Factory Festival will be a hybrid model that includes live in-person performances, as well as live-streamed and on-demand. Ice Factory 2022 features seven new works over seven weeks, July 6 – August 20, at New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher St.) in New York City.

SPAC logoFeaturing culinary creations inspired by choreographers whose works will be performed as part of NYCB’s 2022 Saratoga season

Presented by the SPAC Action Council, the fundraiser is hosted by WAMC’s Joe Donahue with photos by legendary NYCB photographer Paul Kolnik

MON, JULY 11 at The Pines@SPAC

Saratoga Springs, NY (June 16, 2022) – Saratoga Performing Arts Center announces “A Choreographers’ Feast,” featuring an exquisite multi-course dining experience with culinary creations inspired by choreographers whose works will be performed as part of New York City Ballet’s 2022 season at SPAC.

Presented by the SPAC Action Council in association with CulinaryArts@SPAC and conceived by food scholar Meryl Rosofsky, the festive summer feast will be hosted by WAMC’s Joe Donahue with photos by legendary NYCB photographer Paul Kolnik, who will attend the evening, on Monday, July 11 at 7 p.m. in the new The Pines@SPAC facilities. The fundraiser will support New York City Ballet’s SPAC residency, which is scheduled for Tuesday, July 12 through Saturday, July 16, 2022.

MoMI JuneteenthJune 17–19, 2022: Free admission for kids 12 and under

Astoria, New York — Museum of the Moving Image will Celebrate Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, with a weekend of game design, animation, and an open mic for all ages, June 17–19. Inspired by the tradition of Juneteenth pageants, families are encouraged to come dressed in their most festive outfits for a chance to be crowned Mx. Juneteenth on Sunday, June 19 at 5:00 p.m. at the Moving Image Open Mic, where anyone can share a poem, song, or dance that connects with the themes of Juneteenth (RSVP to perform in advance).

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