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Riverfront Art GalleryYonkers, NY (Feb. 16, 2018) – The Riverfront Art Gallery’s “Unsettled” features an all-women exhibition celebrating female voices while critically examining gender politics.  The opening reception will be Thurs., March 1 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in conjunction with the First Thursday Gallery Hop. In recognition of Women’s History Month, the show will run until March 26.

Illinois_Parables_1Event launches spring 2018 Whole Grain: Experiments in Film & Video series

Saratoga Springs, NY (February 15, 2018) — Whole Grain: Experiments in Film & Video, the Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College’s film series, returns Thursday, February 22, with a special presentation with artist and filmmaker Deborah Stratman screening five of her earlier short films and her 2016 feature The Illinois Parables.

HamletA beautiful 35mm nitrate print of the Academy Award–winning film will be screened on Thursday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Rochester, N.Y., February 15, 2018—In anticipation of the 4th Nitrate Picture Show, the George Eastman Museum will host a special pre-festival event with a screening of a rare nitrate print of Hamlet (Laurence Olivier, UK 1948) on Thursday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. The film is on loan from the Library of Congress. The 4th Nitrate Picture Show will officially begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 4, when the full program of film titles to be shown at the festival will be announced. 

Millie Wilson, Lace Curtain WindowExhibition features contemporary artists whose work reveals the legacy of Marcel Duchamp

Saratoga Springs, NY (February 13, 2018) — A new exhibition focusing on the legacy of Marcel Duchamp in contemporary art will debut at the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College. Rose Ocean: Living with Duchamp, on view from February 17 through May 20, 2018, revisits the 2003 Tang Teaching Museum exhibition Living with Duchamp and features more than 50 artists whose conceptual and irreverent works engage with Duchamp’s oeuvre. …

24-Hour DroneBasilica Hudson and Le Guess Who? Present: 24-HOUR DRONE: EXPERIMENTS IN SOUND & MUSIC, Saturday, April 28 - Sunday, April 29, 2018 TICKETS | WEBSITE

Hudson, NY - April 28 - 29 will mark the return of 24-HOUR DRONE: EXPERIMENTS IN SOUND AND MUSIC. An adventurous collaboration between Basilica Hudson and the Netherlands’ Le Guess Who? Festival, 24-HOUR DRONE is an immersive, all-encompassing event featuring an international roster of musicians and sound artists collaborating and experimenting in electronic, psychedelic, classical, non-western and instrumental drone music to create a full 24 hours of unbroken sound.

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts logoTickets On-Sale February 9 at 10am

Bethel, NY (February 6, 2018) – Music fans wanting a little variety with their summer tour package will get that very thing with “Poison… Nothin’ But a Good Time 2018” tour. Iconic rock band POISON, with all original members, will be joined by CHEAP TRICK and POP EVIL on its trek across the U.S. this summer stopping at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts on Friday, June 22nd.

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts logoAt Bethel Woods on Friday, June 8; tickets On-Sale February 2 at 10am

Bethel, NY (January 29, 2018) – Legendary Who frontman and Woodstock ’69 alum Roger Daltrey will be performing the band’s most iconic masterpiece this summer, the groundbreaking TOMMY, on a special 10 city solo tour featuring full orchestral backing.  The tour will open in Bethel, NY on Friday, June 8th at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, where Daltrey and his band will be joined on stage by the acclaimed Hudson Valley Philharmonic, showcasing the beloved classics from the 1969 rock opera, including “Pinball Wizard,” “See Me, Feel Me” and more.

Ganondagan logoCommunity invited to participate in traditional winter games, both indoors and out

Victor, N.Y.—From Iroquois social dancing to storytelling, and from snowsnake to dog sled demonstrations, Ganondagan State Historic Site in Victor, NY offers a day of traditional, participatory Native American Winter Games on Saturday, February 24 from 10 am - 4 pm. Suggested donation is $10/family; $5/person, with a separate fee and registration for “Furry Friends and Turtle Tales.” Food for purchase includes Iroquois White Corn pancakes, locally-sourced real maple syrup, and sausages.

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts logoSpecial Guests to Join the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers as They Visit Bethel Woods for the Last Time on Saturday, July 21

Tickets on Sale Friday, February 2 at 10:00 AM

Bethel, NY (January 25, 2018) – After a career that has spanned more than 40 years and includes a catalog of more than 60 albums, Southern Rock icons, Lynyrd Skynyrd, will embark on its final Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour.  Presented by SiriusXM, the tour will stop at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts on Saturday, July 21 to give fans one last memorable night of classic American Rock-and-Roll.

Indie Cade EastThe 2018 edition, a celebration of IndieCade’s tenth anniversary, launches an exhibition featuring influential indie games and designers championed by the organization in the past decade

Astoria, New York — IndieCade™, the nation's premier independent video game festival, and Museum of the Moving Image, the nation's only museum devoted to film, television, and digital media, will partner for a fifth year to present IndieCade East from February 16 through 18, 2018 at Museum of the Moving Image in New York City.