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Basilica Soundstage 2017Additions Include Performances by Vivien Goldman, Yves Tumor, and Yvette, Readings by Morgan Parker and Amy Rose Spiegel, and After Parties

Weekend passes $75

Hudson, N.Y. - Basilica SoundScape has announced additional performers, readings and after parties for the 2017 edition of the festival, taking place Sept. 15-17. The new additions round out an already eclectic line-up of participants working across mediums, including journalist and musician Vivien Goldman, electronic musician Yves Tumor, noise rock duo Yvette, poet Morgan Parker and writer Amy Rose Spiegel.

Mary Poppins Woodstock PlayhouseGreat Family Entertainment!

Woodstock, N.Y. – The beloved film classic 'MARY POPPINS' comes to the stage of the iconic Woodstock Playhouse featuring the Woodstock Playhouse Summer Theatre Cast 2017, a regional company widely known for some of the finest performances in our NY & tri-state region. One of the best-loved movies of all time comes to life on stage in this “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” high-stepping musical production that will charm the entire family.

Jay HavensGet creative this summer at the Iroquois Indian Museum!

Howes Cave, N.Y. – Starting on July 26th, Jay Havens will be at the Iroquois Indian Museum producing a 10' x 40' mural in the Children’s Museum. Jay will invite visitors from 8 years of age to elders to take part in the painting of this unique permanent installation. Related activities will be available for younger visitors. Jay will debut his collaboratively created mural during our annual Iroquois Indian Festival on September 2 & 3.

Yonkers Public Library logoFree Access, Engaging Activities, Exhibits and Programs at the Best Museums with your Yonkers Library Card

Yonkers, N.Y. (July 10, 2017) – New York’s best museums and cultural attractions can be visited for free through Yonkers Public Library’s Museum Adventure Program -- all you need is a library card and a little curiosity. The Museum Adventure Program offers residents, with a valid library card, free admission to 11 different museums and cultural centers, including American Museum of Natural History, Cooper Hewitt Museum, El Museo del Barrio, Frick Collection, Guggenheim Museum, Hudson River Museum, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Katonah Museum of the Arts, MOMA, Neuberger Museum of Art, and Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture.

Installation view, If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day: Collections of Claude SimardSaratoga Springs, N.Y. — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College will present a series of free public tours this summer at noon on Thursdays from July 6 to August 24.

The tours provide visitors unique perspectives on the Tang Teaching Museum. Curator-led tours delve into specific exhibitions. A collections tour offers a unique opportunity into the spaces where much of the Tang's 9,000 works of art and cultural objects are stored when not part of an exhibition. And behind-the-scenes tours give insights on the kinds of work that goes on that makes the Tang a teaching museum.

Lucinda Devlin (American, b. 1947). SaunaThe exhibition explores the relationship between our bodies and the spaces they inhabit

Rochester, N.Y., June 28, 2017Lucinda Devlin: Sightlines is now on view at the George Eastman Museum through December 31, 2017. Photographer Lucinda Devlin has devoted her forty-year career to exploring the relationship between our bodies and the spaces they inhabit. Her work, made with a 2¼-inch camera and wide-angle lens, consists in large part of photographs of interiors associated with pleasure or pain.

DestinyUSA-small-logo---newThe 2017 Summer Movie Express is coming to Regal Cinemas at Destiny USA --

Syracuse, N.Y. - The Summer Movie Express is returning to Destiny USA’s Regal Cinemas June 27th through August 23rd. Regal Cinemas will show select G- and PG-rated movies every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:00am. Tickets will be available for purchase at the box office, and admission will be only $1. Seating will be limited to theater capacity.

Kelly - Red BlueEllsworth Kelly: Slow Curve
Ellsworth Kelly: Fruits & Flowers
June 24 to September 17, 2017
Glens Falls, N.Y. — Jordan D. Schnitzer collects the works of more than 900 artists, but when he stands in a room with artwork by Ellsworth Kelly, it is as though the rest of the world fades away. "I feel an inner calm, almost a meditative state," the Portland, Oregon-based art collector and philanthropist said.

Julian FleisherFeaturing Special Guests Mo Rocca, Tedd Firth and more

Saratoga Springs, NY  - The Orchard Project is proud to announce a celebrity fundraiser event, Julian Fleisher & Friends , happening at 8pm on Tuesday, June 27th at Putnam Den in downtown Saratoga Springs. Tickets are $75 (includes reserved table seating and wine service) or $50 (general admission) and can be purchased at or by calling (646) 760-6767.

Read and FeedSunday, July 23, 12pm - 5pm

Tickets $15 ($10 Students/Seniors) From Http://Bit.Ly/Readfeedpr

Hudson, N.Y. - Basilica Hudson, in partnership with CLMP (Community of Literary Magazines and Presses), announces the return of its celebration of literature and food: READ & FEED, which will take place from 12PM - 5PM on Sunday, July 23, 2017. The festival includes a celebration of legendary Hudson-based poet John Ashbery’s 90th birthday, acclaimed food writers and chefs presenting demonstrations and interactive discussions, a superstar collection of authors offering literary performances and novel conversations, a marketplace featuring some of America’s most intriguing small literary publishers and artisanal food makers, plenty of affordable food and much more.