New York Press Releases


 

New York, NY, Event Date: December 23, 2016

Masterwork Chorus Brings the Drama of Messiah to Life, Carnegie Hall, December 23, 2016

The Masterwork Chorus and Orchestra, under the baton of Music Director Christopher Shepard, perform their electrifying interpretation of Handel’s Messiah on December 23, 2016 at 8:00 pm in the legendary acoustics of Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall, 881 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019. It is the perfect evening to experience Messiah, as Christmas truly begins.   Maestro Shepard is joined by soloists, soprano Esther Heideman, winner of ...

 

New York, Tarrytown, Event Date: October 30, 2016

Awaken Wellness Fair: Body-Mind-Spirit Expo, Returns to Tarrytown, NY

The Awaken Wellness Fair, the area’s body-mind-spirit-green expo, returns to Tarrytown, NY. The Fair takes place on Sunday, October 30, 2016 in the Grand Ballroom of the Double Tree Hotel at 455 So. Broadway, Tarrytown NY 10591 from 10 am to 5 pm.   For 14 years this wellness focused, educational and experiential event has attracted well over 100 exhibitors to locations throughout the tri-state area.  Growing from 42 people at the first event ...

 

New York, NY, Event Date: first performance date. Sunday, October 30, 2016 6:30 p.m.

Gateway Orchestra features Dvorak New World Symphony in regional New World Initiative concerts, New York, NY

The Gateway Classical Music Society will present the Gateway Orchestra in several concerts in the Tri-State Area: on October 30 in New York City, November 13 in Greenwich, CT and March 2017 in New York City and Ridgewood, NJ. For information about performances, tickets and updates, please visit the Gateway website at www.gatewayclassical.org or make inquiries by email at GCMS@optonline.net. The performance on Sunday, October ...

 

Gateway Orchestra New World Initiative Concert offered free to the public in New York City

The Gateway Orchestra will perform Dvorak’s New World Symphony on October 30, 2016, 6:30 p.m. at St. Philip’s Church of Harlem 204 West 134th Street in New York City. This performance is being offered free to the public as part of Gateway Classical Music Society’s Ambassadors for Masterworks outreach to diverse and under-served neighborhoods.   Information and tickets to other Gateway Orchestra performances may be obtained via website at ...

 

New York, Poughkeepsie, Event Date: November 13, 2016

45th Annual Railroad and Hobby Exposition Supports Historic Train Station

President Franklin Roosevelt and the Hyde Park Vanderbilts traveled on the New York Central Railroad, departing from the Hyde Park Station. In support of that 102 year old station, now a museum, on November 13th, 2016, the Hudson Valley Railroad Society will present its 45th Annual Railroad and Hobby Exposition at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center, 14 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. The not-for-profit group and the Mid-Hudson Civic Center ...

 

New York, Highmount, Event Date: August 13, 2016

Saxophone Greats Headline Jazz Night at the Belleayre Music Festival, Highmount, NY, Aug. 13

Two all-time saxophone greats — Pee Wee Ellis and Billy Harper — will team up for a remarkable evening of funky, hot jazz at the Belleayre Music Festival on Saturday, August 13 at 8 p.m. The event is held at the Belleayre Mountain Ski Center, Galli-Curci Road (Route 28), Highmount, NY 12441. The Catskill Mountain Jazz Night promises to be an extraordinary event. The Pee Wee Ellis US Funk Assembly and the Billy Harper Quintet will each perform ...

 

New York, Highmount (Catskills), Event Date: July 2, 2016

Rock Hall of Famers The Yardbirds to Open Belleayre Season, July 2, at Belleayre Music Festival, Highmount, NY

The Yardbirds will fill the evening with the signature blues-rock sound that helped define a generation when they open the Belleayre Music Festival (www.belleayremusic.org) season on Saturday, July 2 at 8 p.m. at Belleayre Mountain Ski Center, Galli-Curci Road, Highmount, NY 12441 (Catskill Mountains Region). The Rock Hall of Famers will kick off the first show in Belleayre’s new venue in grand style. An integral part of the 1960s “British ...

 

New York City, Event Date: July 31, 2016

Awaken Wellness Fair: Body-Mind-Spirit Expo, Returns to NYC

The Awaken Wellness Fair, the area’s oldest body-mind-spirit-green expo, returns to New York City on Sunday, July 31 2016 in the Gold Ballroom of the Hotel Pennsylvania at 401 Seventh Ave. (enter on West 33rd St.), New York City, 10001, from 10 am to 5 pm. Free admission online, $10 at the door. Go to http://www.awakenfairs.com/nyc-july. For 14 years this wellness focused, educational and experiential event has attracted well over 100 exhibitors ...

Saratoga, New York, Event Date: June 17-19, 2016

Saratoga Balloon and Craft Festival, Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa, NY

What a wonderful time to ascend skyward in a hot air balloon! On the weekend of June 17-19, Father’s Day Weekend, The Saratoga Balloon and Craft Festival, at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds, will kick off the summer festival season in the Capital Region. In addition to the launching of balloons in the early morning and at 6PM in the evenings, there will be a balloon Glow on Friday evening at dusk. At the Glow, as the balloons inflate, the propane ...

 


New York, Chautauqua

The Spencer Hotel & Spa passes demanding quality inspection to join Select Registry

The Spencer Hotel & Spa, located in the heart of the historic Chautauqua Institution, was recently honored by being accepted into Select Registry, a portfolio of premier inns, bed and breakfasts, and boutique hotels throughout the United States and Canada. Only the very best properties are invited to undergo Select Registry’s rigorous quality assurance inspection; only the best of the best pass to become members of the exclusive ...

 


New York, New York, Event Date: December 23, 2015

Masterwork Chorus and Orchestra Perform Handel's Messiah at Carnegie Hall

Under the baton of new music director Christopher Shepard, The Masterwork Chorus and Orchestra performs its electrifying interpretation of Handel’s Messiah on December 23, 2015 at 7:30 pm in the legendary acoustics of Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at 7th Ave., NYC. Messiah is a part of the fabric of the Masterwork Chorus; the ensemble has performed this oratorio 253 times, with 117 occurring in Carnegie Hall. It is a great work, and under ...

 



New York, Port Washington, Event Date: Through February 6, 2016

Historical Society Costume Exhibit at Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society, Port Washington, NY

The Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society of Port Washington launches its major exhibit, “Costume & Culture,” that runs through February 6, 2016. Docent led tours are every Saturday at 12:30pm. Made possible through the generous sponsorship of Brooks Brothers, the exhibit features historic garments presented in context with their heritage and history. Showcasing more than 65 garments plus countless accessories ...

 


 

New York, Bronx, Event Date: November 22, 2015

Riverdale Temple Artisan and Fair Trade Gifts Fair, Bronx, NY

The Riverdale Temple’s Artisan and Fair Trade Crafts Fair and Kids’ Arts-and-Crafts Family Fun Day, scheduled for Sunday, November 22nd, from 11:00 p.m. to 4 p.m., is the local, one-stop shopping opportunity for quality, one-of-a-kind handmade holiday gifts– as well as a fun, out-of-the-house day of entertainment for families and kids. The items for sale are one-of-a-kind, and typically found only in crafts fairs throughout Brooklyn and ...

 


 

New York, Tarrytown, Event Date: November 22, 2015

Awaken Wellness Fair: Body-Mind-Spirit Expo, Tarrytown NY

The ever-popular Awaken Wellness Fair, the area’s oldest body-mind-spirit-green expo, returns to its home base of Tarrytown NY on Sunday, November 22.  The Awaken Fair takes place at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel at 455 So. Broadway in Tarrytown, NY 10591 from 10 am to 5 pm. This fun and educational day includes speakers with a continuous program of talks all day lasting forty five minutes each; one room’s talks have a more basis ...

 



New York, New York, Event Date: October 23-30, 2015

Films for all ages free and fun at 7th KidCinemaFest Film Festival in New York City

Cine Art Entertainment Productions, in collaboration with Councilman Ydanis Rodríguez, Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center and Catholic Charities proudly presents 7th annual edition of KidCinemaFest held October 23-30 in New York City. The free Festival aims to enrich children's appreciation for filmmaking and cultural diversity through a program of over 30 films that includes documentary and fiction films as well as animations from 25 countries in Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa and Asia ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: October 24 to 31, 2015

Celebrate Mexico Now brings to NYC a vibrant and dynamic range of Mexico's contemporary art and culture

The 12th Celebrate Mexico Now brings a vibrant and dynamic range of Mexico’s contemporary art and culture scene presenting emerging and established artists from D.F., Tijuana, Ciudad Juarez, alongside important cultural institutions in New York City. Literature, visual art, film, food and music events will be part of this multi-venue, multi-disciplinary arts festival, held October 24 to 31 ...

 


New York, NYC, Event Date: July 7th, 2015

NYC Media Alert: Traditional Dragon Boat Awakening Ceremony

Media, invited guests, elected officials, VIP's, sponsors and traditional Chinese Shaolin Martial Artists will look on as Shi Fu Jie Tong and Shi Fu Ming Yu from World Chan Buddhist Association perform the Traditional Awakening Blessing of the Dragon Boats, “Kicking off” the festivities leading up to the 2015 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York, and bringing prosperity and good fortune to the area and those involved. Dignitaries and invited guests will have the ...

 


 

New York, Queens, Event Date: August 8th & 9th, 2015

25th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York, August 8th & 9th, Queens

In Celebration of the "Year of the RAM," the Board of Directors of the 25th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York (HKDBF-NY) announce that this free multicultural festival and sporting event will be held Saturday, August 8th & Sunday, August 9th, 2015 at Meadow Lake, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY. The Festival will be held rain or shine.  The Festival will feature entertainment for the entire family and exciting racing, with cash and prizes for ...

 


 

New York, Beacon, Event Date: Now Through October 31st, 2015

The popular tours of this historic, picturesque island in the Hudson River just south of Beacon and Newburgh, NY, include visits to the former Bannerman residence and castle, which is currently undergoing restoration. The island will host a series of concerts and other special events throughout the summer through October 31st. The Island is also available for private functions/rentals. Seasonal tours run weekends through October 31 and depart at 11:00am from ...

 


 

New York, Ballston Spa (Saratoga Area), Event Date: June 19 to 21, 2015

Balloon and Craft Festival Coming to New York's Saratoga County Fairgrounds, June 19-21

What a wonderful time to ascend skyward in a hot air balloon!  On the weekend of June 19-21, Father’s Day Weekend, The Saratoga Balloon and Craft Festival, at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds (162 Prospect Street, Ballston Spa, NY), will kick off the summer festival season in the Capital Region. Together with the launching of balloons in the early morning and at 6PM in the evenings, there will be a balloon Glow on Friday and Saturday evenings at dusk. At the Glow, as the ...

 


 

New York, Buffalo, Event Date: May 15, 2015

“What’s Going On:” An Anthology of the Music of Marvin Gaye, Tralf Music Hall, Buffalo, NY, May 15

Buffalo audiences will have a rare opportunity to enjoy an extraordinary evening of musical entertainment on May 15th when RnB Classics Live presents “What’s Going On:” An Anthology of the music of Marvin Gaye. The concert will be at the Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St, Buffalo, NY at 7pm & 10pm (doors open at 6pm). The event was created by producer Carl Labate for the purpose of presenting an ongoing musical series of the greatest R&B Artist’s music live on stage ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: May 8th to May 9th, 2015

Light Opera of New York Presents The Only Girl By Victor Herbert, May 8th to 9th

Light Opera of New York (LOONY) presents The Only Girl, by Victor Herbert, on Friday, May 8th at 7:30 pm and Saturday, May 9 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia, Broadway at 95th Street, New York City. The Only Girl poses the age-old question: Can a man and woman maintain a work relationship that excludes sex or even a hint of romance? Famous librettist Alan Kimbrough and up-and-coming composer Ruth Wilson struggle to come to terms with their attraction to one another, an attraction that confuses the two of them even more than it confounds ...

 


 

New York, Bannerman Island, Event Date: May 8th, 2015

Media Advisory Fam Tour to Bannerman Island, NY, May 8th

The tour of this historic, picturesque island in the Hudson River just south of Beacon and Newburgh, NY will include visits to the former Bannerman residence and castle, which is currently undergoing restoration. The island will host a series of concerts and other special events throughout the summer. The Island is also available for private functions/rentals. A light lunch will be served. The new boat, the RV Estuary Steward, departs Beacon NY Institute Dock at the Beacon, NY Waterfront at 11:00 a.m ...

 


 

New York, Chautauqua County, Event Date: May 23 - 24 and June 6 - 7

North Shore Arts Alliance presents Seventh Annual Chautauqua-Lake Erie Art Trail, Chautauqua County, NY

The North Shore Arts Alliance presents its award winning, signature event, the Chautauqua-Lake Erie Art Trail, over two weekends: May 23-24 and June 6-7. Twenty-two artists will open their studios to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. Celebrating its seventh year, this free, juried, open studio tour offers the public an opportunity to visit the personal work spaces of northern Chautauqua County’s leading artists. The trail extends along the Lake Erie shoreline, from ...

 


 

New York, Nyack, Event Date: May 17, 2015

Nyack Street Fair to Feature 300 Booths of Arts and Crafts and More, Nyack NY, May 17th

The Nyack Street Fair will be held May 17th in Nyack, NY from 10am to 5pm. Nyack is a historic picturesque town located on the Hudson River close to the Tappan Zee Bridge. The fair will feature 300 booths lining downtown Main St. & Broadway with crafts, art, retail & commercial booths, collectibles, festival foods, music and a large kid's area located in the Main St. parking lot. Many quaint outdoor cafes line the streets. The fair draws over 25,000 people from all over the tri-state area ...

 


 

New York, Nyack, Event Date: July 12, 2015

Nyack Street Fair to Feature 300 Booths of Arts and Crafts and More, Nyack NY, July 12th

The Nyack Street Fair will be held July 12th in Nyack, NY from 10am to 5pm. Nyack is a historic picturesque town located on the Hudson River close to the Tappan Zee Bridge. The fair will feature 300 booths lining downtown Main St. & Broadway with crafts, art, retail & commercial booths, collectibles, festival foods, music and a large kid's area located in the Main St. parking lot. Many quaint outdoor cafes line the streets. The fair draws over 25,000 people from all over the tri-state area ...

 


 

New York, Nyack, Event Date: October 11, 2015

Nyack Street Fair to Feature 300 Booths of Arts and Crafts and More, Nyack NY, October 11th

The Nyack Street Fair will be held October 11th in Nyack, NY from 10am to 5pm. Nyack is a historic picturesque town located on the Hudson River close to the Tappan Zee Bridge. The fair will feature 300 booths lining downtown Main St. & Broadway with crafts, art, retail & commercial booths, collectibles, festival foods, music and a large kid's area located in the Main St. parking lot. Many quaint outdoor cafes line the streets. The fair draws over 25,000 people from all over the tri-state area ...

 


 

New York City, Event Date: April 23-26, 2015

The World's Largest Fine Art Show, Artexpo New York, Returns to Pier 94 April 23-26 for a 4-Day Art Experience Featuring Unveilings, Parties, Seminars and Awards

Redwood Media Group, a leading producer of international fine art shows and magazines, today announced the return of Artexpo New York to Pier 94, located at 711 12th Ave., New York, NY, from Thursday, April 23 to Sunday, April 26. For the second consecutive year, Artexpo includes three shows under one roof: Artexpo New York, the world’s largest fine art trade show; [SOLO], highlighting new and emerging artists; and DECOR Expo Showcase, a trade-only show featuring the latest art and framing industry trends. This year’s show serves as host to ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: March 25, 2015

Spring Concert and Wine Reception Presented by Spectrum Symphony of New York, NYC, March 25

The Spectrum Symphony of New York (http://spectrumsymphony.org) will present its Spring Concert and wine reception, conducted by Artistic Director David A. Grunberg, on Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 7:30PM in the West Village, NYC (Church of St. Joseph, 371 Avenue of the Americas). Distinguished international soloist Victoria Mushkatkol will perform the R. Schumann Piano Concerto; prize-winning composer Anthony Iannaconne will be on hand to discuss his work "From Time to Time, Fantasias on Two Appalachian ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: March 21, 2015

Harmony Sweepstakes, a nationwide A Cappella Festival, returns to the New York City's Miller Theatre for annual competition

The Harmony Sweepstakes, a nationwide a cappella festival in its 31st year, returns to The Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway, NYC) for its annual NY Regional competition on Saturday March 21, 2015 at 7PM. For over 30 years the Harmony Sweepstakes has been delighting audiences and still the event continues to grow in popularity. The show was the inspiration for the hit NBC show The Sing-Off, which aired nationwide on NBC, and brought even more interest to the art of ...

 


 

New York, Tarrytown, Event Date: March 15, 2015

Awaken to Spring at the Awaken Wellness Fair: Body-Mind-Spirit Expo, Tarrytown NY

The ever-popular Awaken Wellness Fair, the area’s oldest body-mind-spirit-green expo, returns to its home base in Westchester on Sunday March 15, 2015, at the Doubletree Hotel at 455 South Broadway (Rte. 9) in Tarrytown NY, from 10 am to 5 pm. This fun and educational day includes speakers with a continuous program of talks all day lasting forty five minutes each;  one room’s talks have a more scientific basis, the other is more metaphysical. There is no additional charge for these talks. Over 20 intuitive readers  ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: February 7, 2015

Light Opera of New York (LOONY) presents “Amuse Bouche, a French Vaudeville”

The Light Opera of New York (LOONY) presents an encore performance of “Amuse Bouche, a French Vaudeville.” Join six Light Opera of New York artists for a charmingly wacky revue inspired by the vaudeville houses of 19th century Paris. From the obscure to the classic gems, they give you a taste of comic French operetta in just an hour. What? You don’t parlez Français? Pas de problème! They will sing en Français and in English, oui oui! This one-time only event may be in the heart ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: January 14, 2015

"Winter Romance" Concert and Wine Reception Presented by Spectrum Symphony of New York, NYC, January 14

The Spectrum Symphony of New York will present its “Winter Romance” concert and wine reception, conducted by Artistic Director David A. Grunberg, on Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at 7:30PM in the West Village, NYC (St. Joseph's, 371 Avenue of the Americas). Distinguished oboist Gerard Reuter will make a New York concerto appearance, performing Mozart's brilliant Oboe Concerto in C. Also on the program will be a new work “Serenade” for orchestra by JunYi Chow, violinist ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: January 25, 2015

Awaken Wellness Fair Returns to New York City on January 25th

At the time of year when things tend to seem dull and dreary, the Awaken Wellness Fair returns to New York City to brighten, enlighten and inform. Featuring over 100 exhibitors, healers, speakers and intuitives, the Awaken Fair offers the latest information on being healthy in both traditional ways (they offer nutritional advice) and non-traditional ways. The fair includes speakers all day, with CD’s of presentations available immediately; talented holistic practitioners and intuitive ...

 


 

New Jersey, New York

The Masterwork Chorus Celebrates Handel's Messiah with Two Complete Performances and a Sing-Along

Join the Masterwork Chorus as they celebrate Handel’s immortal holiday classic, Messiah, with three major events. On Thursday, December 18th at 7:30 pm in the legendary acoustic of Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall (881 Seventh Ave., New York, NY) – the place to hear Messiah - and on Saturday, December 20th at 8:00 pm at the centrally located Ridge Performing Arts Center (268 South Finley Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ), the Chorus performs their exhilarating interpretation of Handel’s complete Messiah under the baton of Music Director Andrew Megill. Maestro Megill, in his last two ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: December 18, 2014

Masterwork Chorus Performs Handel's Messiah at Carnegie Hall, December 18th

On December 18th at 7:30 pm, The Masterwork Chorus returns to the Perelman Stage in Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall to perform their signature work, Handel’s Messiah, an event that has occurred annually since 1961. Messiah is more than a singing “gig” for this 95-voice, fully auditioned chorus. Led by Music Director Andrew Megill and his commitment to excellence, the Chorus also conveys the joy that comes from performing Handel’s classic in a legendary hall for an ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Dates: November 6th – 29th, 2014

New York City's Elga Wimmer PCC Art Gallery presents Rob Mango, A Retrospective, November 6th – 29th

The Elga Wimmer PCC Art Gallery in New York City (526 West 26 St, #310) presents Rob Mango, A Retrospective, November 6th – 29th. It spans almost four decades, showcasing a selection of flat and sculpted paintings, a constructions, and drawings. Mango’s uniquely contemporary Baroque sensibility of vibrant colors, richly textured surfaces, elaborate construction, sweeping movement, figurative distortions with a dash of Surrealism, courses through depictions of the ...

 


 

New York, Montgomery, Event Date: November 22, 2014

Valley Central Scholarship Council to hold Holiday Craft Festival, Montgomery, NY

Valley Central Scholarship Council is hosting their annual Holiday Craft Festival on Saturday November 22, 2014 from 10 am to 3pm at the Valley Central High School, 1175 RT 17K, Montgomery, NY. Over 90 crafters on display, Orange County Sheriff's Operation Safe Child, Photo's with Santa from 11am to 1pm, vendor and basket raffles and homemade soups and food ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: October 22, 2014

Light Opera of New York presents “Gypsies and Barons and Heirs,” October 22nd

Not enough schmaltz in your life? Smile, weep, sigh and reminisce, when the Light Opera of New York presents “Gypsies and Barons and Heirs,” a trip through old world operetta gems, at The Players, 16 Gramercy Park South, on Wednesday, October 22 at 7:30pm. Everyone knows The Merry Widow and Die Fledermaus, but this is also an opportunity to hear some amazing “Danubian treasures” that are not as well known, performed by five versatile artists: Byron Singleton, Charlotte ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: September 25, 2014

New York Orchestra & Chorus to raise funds and awareness for Animal Haven, a no-kill shelter in Lower Manhattan

The New York Orchestra & Chorus present a live performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 Ode to Joy on Thursday, September 25th at 8:00pm. This event is a Benefit Concert for Animal Haven Shelter, a no-kill animal shelter in Lower Manhattan. The concert takes place in the extraordinary acoustics of Holy Apostles Church, 296 Ninth Avenue at 28th Street, in the Chelsea area of the West Side. Admission is free, with a suggested donation of $20. Cash, check, credit card accepted at the door only.  Donors of $20 or more may attend the post-concert wine & cheese reception ...

 


New York, New York, Event Date: September 27th to 28th, 2014

Gracie Square Art Show to be Held at Carl Schurz Park, Upper East Side of Manhattan, September 27th to 28th

The Gracie Square Art Show, an annual tradition on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, enters its 42nd year. Held September 27th to 28th (10:00 AM – 5:00 PM rain or shine), this prestigious show features professional artists offering gallery quality work including watercolors, oils, pastels, sculpture and photography. These artists come from both around the corner and across the country. The show is presented by the Carl Schurz Park Conservancy. The “Art Fair Source Book,” the acknowledged #1 Guidebook for Art Fairs and Festivals in the U.S. has ranked the Gracie Square Art Show in their top 100 for Sales of Fine Art ...

 


 

New York, Sloatsburg, Event Date: September 7, 2014

Bluegrass Comes to the Ramapo Highlands, Sloatsburg, NY, September 7th

Bring your lawn chairs to the Great Lawn of Harmony Hall, Jacob Sloat House (1848), 15 Liberty Rock Road, Sloatsburg, NY, on Sunday, September 7th from 1-6 PM for The 5th Annual Highlands Bluegrass and Crafts Festival. World-renowned fiddler, Sue Cunningham and her band bring Bluegrass back to the heart of the Ramapo Highlands. Joining the festival this year are The Ebony Hillbillies, a black string band proficient in down home Americana that incorporates bits of jazz and other flavors into an old-time ...

 


 

New York, South Wales, Event Date: September 27, 2014

Western New York Fiber Arts Festival, South Wales, NY, September 27th

History is alive and well and you can experience it at the 10th annual Western New York Fiber Arts Festival, September 27th from 10 am to 5 pm. at the Ski Lodge in Emery Park, South Wales, NY. The event will open your eyes to how people have provided for themselves for generations. Need a set of clothes? Want to see how it was made 100 years ago, 200 years ago, 500 years ago? The connection between humans ...

 


 

New York, Hunter, Event Date: August 10 - 20, 2014

Catskill High Peaks Music Festival brings “The Grand Italian Tour” to the great northern Catskills with internationally acclaimed musicians and young artists, August 10-20

“The Grand Italian Tour” is the theme of the fifth edition of the Catskill High Peaks Festival: Music with Altitude!, hosted by the Catskill Mountain Foundation, August 10 to 20, and presented by Close Encounters With Music, the Berkshire-based chamber music organization. The ten-day chamber music festival, directed by internationally acclaimed cellist Yehuda Hanani, offers a combination of concerts, lectures, film and master classes, open to the public, and featuring distinguished faculty artists and outstanding young musicians from around the world.  Festival events will take place  ...


 

New York, Keene Valley, Event Date: August 23rd & 24th   

High Peaks Arts and Antiques Show, Keene Valley, NY, August 23 to 24

The 22nd Annual High Peaks Arts and Antiques Show will take place on August 23 to 24, rain or shine, on Marcy Airfield, Keene Valley, NY. Show times are Saturday and Sunday, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm each day. Enjoy food and music in a relaxing mountain setting while  perusing vintage Adirondack books and memorabilia, rustic furniture, collectibles, art, and unusual finds in one of the finest shows the area has to offer. Show times are 10:00 am to 4:00 pm each day, rain or shine. The show features regional exhibitors  ...

 


 

New York, Canandaigua, Event Date: July 26 & 27

41st Annual Waterfront Art Festival, July 26th & 27th, Canandaigua, NY

The 41st Waterfront Art Festival will take place in Canandaigua, NY, July 26th & 27th. The Festival’s hours are 10 am to 5 pm both days. There is a small admission fee of $3 per person with kids 12 and under free. The Festival started out as a way for a few local artists to show and sell their work on the City Pier and has grown to one of the area’s best known little fine art & crafts festival. It’s big enough at about 150 artisans for a great selection of high quality fine art and crafts but it’s small enough to walk comfortably. The Festival is just a block from the Wine & Culinary Center in Canandaigua ...


 

New York, Sackets Harbor, Event Date: July 5th

Made in New York Festival to Benefit Local Meals on Wheels Program, Sackets Harbor, NY, July 5th

Madison Barracks in Sackets Harbor, NY will host the 4th Annual Made in New York Festival on Saturday, July 5th from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. The festival showcases nearly 100 New York State agricultural, farm and home based businesses. Products available will range from sauces, rubs, seasonings, jams, jellies, baked items, vegetables, grass fed beef, crafts and New York State wineries and breweries will be on hand sampling locally produced legal beverages. Music plays a large role in the festival as well with 10 bands ...

 


 

New York City, Event Date: August 4th through 9th, 2014

Schubert's "Winterreise" New Version with Instrumental Accompaniment at NYU, August 4th to 9th, NYC

IMPACT, the Interactive Multimedia Performing Arts Collaborative Technology Conference held each Summer at New York University (NYU), presents a week-long series of multimedia concert performances of Franz Schubert's song cycle "Winterreise" from August 4th through 9th, at 8 PM, in the Black Box Theatre on 82 Washington Square East in New York City. The New York Concert Opera performances, titled "Die Winterreise" and presented in the order of the original poems by Wilhelm Mueller, are sung by German-American baritone, Ulrich Hartung, and accompanied ...


 

New York, Scarsdale, Event Date: June 15th

Gateway Classical Music Society and the Gateway Orchestra to Perform in Scarsdale, NY, June 15th

The Gateway Classical Music Society will present the Gateway Orchestra in a Great Works of Art Up Close and Personal concert featuring Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony No. 3, Op. 55 in E Flat Major and Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 at the Shaarei Tikvah Synagogue, 46 Fox Meadow Road, Scarsdale, NY at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 15, 2014. The violin concerto will be performed by one of Gateway’s outstanding young violin soloists, Italian national, Davide de Ascaniis. Gateway gives opportunities for experience and exposure to outstanding instrumental and vocal soloists from all  ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: June 21, 2014

Light Opera of New York (LOONY) presents “Amuse Bouche, a French Vaudeville,” June 21st

The Light Opera of New York (LOONY) presents “Amuse Bouche, a French Vaudeville,” on June 21st at 4pm at the Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street, NYC.   Zany, loufoques, la Fête de la Musique! Join six Light Opera of New York artists for a charmingly wacky revue inspired by the vaudeville houses of 19th century Paris. From the obscure to the classic gems, you will get a taste of a of comic French operetta in just an hour. What? You don’t parlez Français? Pas de problème! They will sing en Français and in English for all to enjoy. This one-time only event may be in the heart of NYC ...

 


 

New York, Pelham, Event Date: June 7th

Pelham Chamber of Commerce to Host the Annual Village Street Fair, Saturday, June 7th, Pelham, NY

The Pelham Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Village Street Fair on Saturday, June 7th, featuring street vendors, free entertainment, and a classic car show. It's a tradition that brings neighbors and families out for the day along Fifth Avenue from Lincoln Avenue to First Street.   In addition to great food and drinks, visitors to this year’s Fair will enjoy demonstrations, craft tables, and sidewalk sales, a carousel and fun kiddie rides—all free thanks to support from participating vendors. Other free entertainment for kids will include tree climbing, a fun-filled Velcro Olympics-style  ...

 


 

New York, Keene Valley, Event Date: August 23rd & 24th   

High Peaks Arts and Antiques Show, Keene Valley, NY, August 23 to 24

Space for artisans, crafters and antique dealers is still available for the 22nd Annual High Peaks Arts and Antiques Show to be held on August 23rd & 24th, 2014, on Marcy Field in Keene Valley, NY. Show times are 10:00 am to 4:00 pm each day, rain or shine. The show features regional exhibitors displaying pottery, jewelry, rustic furniture, woodturning, basketry, photography, metal work, handmade knives, paintings, textiles, and glass. Antique dealers display vintage Adirondack books ...

 


 

New York, Pelham, Event Date: May 18th

New York's Pelham Chamber of Commerce hosts Village’s first “Fabulous Finds on the Green,” May 18th

The Pelham Chamber of Commerce will host its first outdoor “Fabulous Finds on the Green” on Sunday, May 18th from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm in the park opposite Rockwells, the popular Village restaurant located at 105 Wolfs Lane. Rain date is Sunday, June 22. The event will feature high-end antiques, one-of-a-kind collectibles, and a variety of flea market treasures. “There will be something for everyone,” says Chamber President Sandy Waibel, “from antique art and jewelry to glassware, linens, furniture, vintage clothing, accessories, and much more ...

 


 

New York

Gateway Classical Music Society - 10th Anniversary Year Orchestra Tour

New York, New York (May 1, 2014) - Experience the intimacy and heightened emotionality of a Gateway Orchestra performance of masterworks, unique to Gateway, in celebration of its tenth anniversary year with a tour of regional neighborhood venues.   Presented will be Italian national Davide de Ascaniis, one of Gateway's outstanding violin soloists. Gateway gives opportunities for experience and exposure to outstanding instrumental and vocal soloists from all over the world. The Gateway Orchestra's performances of masterworks have been described in reviews and letters ...

 


 

New York, New York

Gateway Classical Music Society - 10th Anniversary New York City Performances

Experience the intimacy and heightened emotionality of a Gateway Orchestra performance of masterworks, unique to Gateway Classical Music Society, in celebration of its 2014 tenth anniversary year. Great Works of Art Up Close and Personal will feature Beethoven-Eroica Symphony No. 3, Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto and more.   Presented will be Italian national Davide de Ascaniis, one of Gateway's outstanding violin soloists. Gateway gives opportunities for experience and exposure to outstanding instrumental and vocal soloists from all over the world ...

 


 

New York, Scarsdale, Event Date: June 15th

Gateway Classical Music Society 10th Anniversary Year Orchestra Tour, Scarsdale, NY, June 15th

Experience the intimacy and heightened emotionality of a Gateway Orchestra Great Works of Art Up Close and Personal performance of masterworks, unique to Gateway, in celebration of its tenth anniversary. On Sunday, June 15th, 6:00 p.m., presented will be Italian national Davide de Ascaniis, one of Gateway's outstanding violin soloists. The performance will be at Shaarei Tikvah Synagogue, 46 Fox Meadow Road, Scarsdale, New York. Gateway gives opportunities for experience and exposure to outstanding instrumental ...

 


 

Edward and Elane Altman Honored with Lincoln Center Concert, May 28

New York, New York (April 28, 2014) - On Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. InterSchool Orchestras of New York (ISO) will present the first annual "Edward and Elaine Altman Concert" at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, NYC. The ISO Symphony, Concert Orchestra, and Symphonic Band will perform.   This concert has been designated in honor of the Altmans to recognize their extraordinary contributions over the years and the exceptional leadership of Edward Altman as past Board President and Chairman of the ISO Symphony ...

 


 

Cinco de Mayo Celebration: 100 Years of Piano Music from Mexico, May 5th, New York City

New York, New York (April 15, 2014) - North/South Consonance continues its 34th consecutive season of free-admission concerts on Monday evening May 5th when Max Lifchitz celebrates the Cinco de Mayo Holiday performing a recital devoted entirely to the piano music of composers from México.   The event will start at 8 PM and will take place at the intimate and acoustically superior auditorium of Christ & St. Stephen’s Church (120 West 69th St. between Broadway & Columbus Ave.) on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The auditorium is ADA accessible. Admission is free ...

 


 

Light Opera of New York presents Victor Herbert’s Orange Blossoms, April 25 & 26

New York, New York (April 10, 2014) - Light Opera of New York presents Victor Herbert’s rarely performed gem Orange Blossoms on April 25 & 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia, Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, NY.   See what shocked and titillated Broadway on opening night in 1922. So many independent women, trust-fund babies and gay divorcees abound that it may feel more like Cole Porter than the sweeping romantic style customary of the most popular American composer of his day. Not to worry ...

 

Hudson Valley Companies Offer Healthy Lifestyle ‘Challenge’ with Combined Programs

Red Hook, New York (March 17, 2014) - Gigi Hudson Valley (GHV) and Body Be Well Pilates (BBW) just completed their 30-Day Healthy Lifestyle Challenge ‘Pilot.’ The four participants lost a total of 38.25 inches and 32 lbs and better yet, they got fit and enjoyed every nutritious meal along the way.   Laura Pensiero and Chelsea Streifeneder tapped into their professional passions to create a 30-Day Lifestyle Challenge. The goal was to show people that achieving a healthier lifestyle is attainable, and not challenging ...

 

Schubert's "Winterreise" in a new version with instrumental accompaniment, performed by New York Concert Opera, April 11 & 13

New York City (March 12, 2014) - The German Society of the City of New York presents two multimedia concert performances of Franz Schubert's song cycle "Winterreise" on Friday, April 11th at 7:30pm, and Sunday, April 13th at 3:00pm. Admission is free and a reception will follow the performances.   The New York Concert Opera performances, titled "Die Winterreise" and presented in the order of the original poems by Wilhelm Mueller, are sung by German-American baritone, Ulrich Hartung, and accompanied by a chamber ensemble consisting of piano, viola, cello, woodwind and  ...

 

The Harmony Sweepstakes, a nationwide A Cappella Festival, returns to the New York City's Miller Theatre for annual competition

New York, New York (March 11, 2014) - The Harmony Sweepstakes, a nationwide a cappella festival in its 30th year, returns to The Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway, NYC) for its annual NY Regional competition on Saturday March 22, 2014 at 7PM.   For 30 years the Harmony Sweepstakes has been delighting audiences and still the event continues to grow in popularity. The show was the inspiration for the hit NBC show The Sing-Off, which aired nationwide on NBC, and brought even more interest to the art of a cappella singing.   A cappella enjoyed international exposure with the success of the hit movie Pitch Perfect ...

 

Emerald Retirement Planning Celebrates 10 Years; Hosts Open House to Acknowledge the Occasion and Community

Stony Point, New York (March 10, 2014) – For 10 years, this month, Emerald Retirement Planning has been helping families throughout New York and New Jersey plan for retirement. To mark this milestone, owner Matthew Clement is hosting an open house at the company’s newest office in Stony Point, New York. The event takes place on March 22, 2014 at #5 Joyce Place (141 S. Liberty Drive, Stony Point). The festivities, including light refreshments, will begin at 11am with a ceremonial ...

 

New York

First New York Exhibition of Original Drawings from Cape Dorset

New York, New York (March 3, 2014) - For the first time, Alaska on Madison presents an exhibition of original one-of-a-kind drawings from Cape Dorset. Views from the North: Drawings from Cape Dorset will be on view through March 30.   Cape Dorset, the Capital of Inuit Art, is a settlement of 1300 Inuit located on the southwest corner of Baffin Island 200 miles south of the Arctic Circle. It has a thriving artistic community, and is known both for beautiful stone sculptures and for graphic arts. Since 1959, Cape Dorset has released an annual collection of limited  ...

 

27th annual Flurry Festival Features Traditional Music and Dance, Saratoga Springs, NY

Saratoga Springs, New York (January 14, 2014) - Shake off the winter blues! It’s time to dance, sing, jam, and more at the 27th Flurry Festival, President’s Weekend, February 14th to the 16th in Historic Saratoga Springs, NY.  Festival headquarters are found filling the Saratoga Springs City Center and Saratoga Hilton Hotel, with more performances and workshops scheduled at Saratoga Music Hall, Café Lena, and The Parting Glass Pub.  The Flurry is well known as the ...