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Frida KahloThe World of Frida and Frida Kahlo in Context

On view February 4–May 22, 2022

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Yonkers, NY (January 14,  2022) —Hudson River Museum is proud to present two companion exhibitions—The World of Frida and Frida Kahlo in Context—that celebrate the culture, style, and persona of visionary Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (1907–1954), who continues to inspire with her story of love, loss, and incredible bravery. The exhibitions will be presented in both English and Spanish and will be on view from February 4–May 22, 2022. …

Hiroya TsukamotoGlens Falls, N.Y. - The Park Theater is excited to present a wide variety of shows throughout January as part of their highly anticipated 2021/22 season. 

The Park Presents: Hiroya Tsukamoto (01/21/22):

The Park Presents internationally acclaimed composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter, Hiroya Tsukamoto, on January 21, 2022. Hiroya has been wowing audiences all over the world with his eclectic, immersive and mesmerizing performances - an experience like no other!

Historic Huguenot StreetNew Paltz, NY (December 28, 2021) – Historic Huguenot Street (HHS) announced today a grant award totaling $10,000 from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to support the recovery of the nonprofit arts and culture sector. Following New York State’s $105 million investment in the arts for FY2022, NYSCA has awarded more than $80 million since June 2021. NYSCA grants support the transformative impact of the performing, literary, visual, and media arts in New York State. …

Entrance view of the exhibit "A Wonderful, Awful Idea"In the galleries, “A Wonderful, Awful Idea”: Animating How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Behind the Screen, The Jim Henson Exhibition, and more on view

Expanded Holiday Hours: Open Daily December 26–January 2, 12:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Astoria, New York, December 15, 2021 — This holiday season, Museum of the Moving Image welcomes families with expanded hours and programs including two rarely shown Jim Henson holiday TV specials, gallery events with a live puppet, an illustrated lecture about the making of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas and screening of classic Chuck Jones cartoons, and the exhibition A Wonderful, Awful Idea”: Animating How the Grinch Stole Christmas. During winter recess for New York City public schools, the Museum will present big-screen family matinees of the acclaimed animated feature The Mitchells vs. the Machines.

Artpark logoLewiston, NY – Artpark & Company announces a grant award totaling $49,500 from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to support the recovery of the nonprofit arts and culture sector. Following New York State’s $105 million investment in the arts for FY2022, NYSCA has awarded more than $80 million since June 2021.

Schweinfurth Art CenterAuburn, NY (Dec. 20, 2021) – The Schweinfurth Art Center has received a $49,500 grant from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to support the state’s nonprofit arts and culture sector. The money was awarded under NYSCA’s Support for Organizations category, and will support all of the Art Center’s programming.

Trombone ShortyTickets on sale Friday, December 17th

Lewiston, NY – Trombone Shorty’s Voodoo Threauxdown tour will play the Artpark Amphitheater on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 6PM. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 17 at 10AM.

Trombone Shorty’s Voodoo Threauxdown is a curated mini-festival, a history of New Orleans music and a vision of where that music is headed in the 21st century. “I want to share the music and the vibe of my city,” Trombone Shorty says.

Girl Puzzle MonumentThe Single Monument Features Five Women of Distinct Backgrounds to Represent Diversity and Equality

Named After Bly's Work "The Girl Puzzle", Bly's Words Engraved Behind Each Statue

Unveiling to Coincide with International Human Rights Day

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Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the opening of The Girl Puzzle Monument Honoring Nellie Bly on Roosevelt Island in Manhattan. The monument was designed by Amanda Matthews of Prometheus Art to illuminate women who have endured hardship but are stronger for it. …

Artpark logoTickets on sale Friday, December 10 at 10AM

 Lewiston, NY -- “Weird Al” Yankovic has announced his 133-date “The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour,” which includes a concert in Artpark’s Mainstage Theatre on Friday, July 29, 2022 at 8PM. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 10 at 10AM. Presented by Live Nation.

Almost four years after his first foray into unfamiliar concert territory with his highly-acclaimed Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, “Weird Al” Yankovic will be pressing his luck again, this time with The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour. The tour marks Weird Al’s long-anticipated return to the concert stage after his hugely successful Strings Attached Tour in 2019 where he performed each night alongside a full symphony orchestra.

DISPATCH & OAR PRESS PHOTOTickets on sale Friday, December 10th

Lewiston, NYDispatch and O.A.R., two of the most successful touring acts in the states, will hit the road together this summer for their first-ever North American co-headline tour with special guest G. Love. The tour plays the Artpark Amphitheater on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 6PM. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 10 at Noon.

DISPATCH has always been a name on our white-board wish-list for bands we wanted to tour with,” said O.A.R.’s sax player Jerry DePizzo. “It’s almost as if we’ve existed in parallel universes. We both came up through the ranks and cut our teeth playing colleges and small clubs throughout the Northeast and Midwest. It’s taken a few years, but the stars have finally aligned. We’re looking forward to this because we feel both audiences will be excited as well. We should have done this a long time ago.”…

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