Saratoga Springs, NY - Edward Villella, one of the most celebrated American dancers in history, will be a special guest at the “The Ruby Ball” Ballet Gala at Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Saturday, July 13. The Gala, a fundraiser to support New York City Ballet’s Saratoga season, will feature a performance of Balanchine’s Rubies, a role that Villella originated in 1967 while at New York City Ballet. Read more »
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Travelers Can Enjoy Outdoor Recreation, Historic, Water and Performing Arts Events This Summer in the Lakes to Locks Passage
Crown Point, N.Y. - Travelers can enjoy over 600 experiences, sites and attractions recommended by locals in Northern New York’s Lakes to Locks Passage this summer. From outdoor recreation to history-themed events, the Lakes to Locks Passage offers visitors a scenic landscape laden with history and beauty. The Lakes to Locks Passage, “New York’s Great Northeast Journey,” offers four story-filled regions that connect Lake Champlain and Lake George with the Champlain Canal and Hudson River to the south and the Chambly Canal to the Richelieu and St. Lawrence Rivers of Quebec to the north. Read more »
Albany, N.Y. - Naval Support Activity Saratoga Springs will commemorate the Battle of Midway on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. aboard USS SLATER in Albany. There will be a brief ceremony and wreath laying. The public is invited to attend.
This year will mark the 71st Anniversary of the United States’ most historically significant naval victory. The Battle of Midway occurred on June 3-7, 1942, changing the tide of the war in the Pacific. The U.S. Fleet inflicted the first major defeat of the Imperial Japanese Navy in the waters off a small Pacific Atoll. Their daring combination of intelligence, tactics, courage, and sacrifice forever changed the course of the war and world history. Read more »
Tony Night at Proctors is the biggest, best viewing party in town!
Schenectady, N.Y. -The 67th Annual Tony Awards® will be broadcast locally at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 9 on WRGB CBS6. Proctors is inviting Broadway fans to the GE Theatre to experience Tony Night in a big way, on the big screen.
Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with red carpet pre-show coverage, and continue with an open door policy throughout the evening.
Tony Night at Proctors is sponsored by CBS 6 and the Tony Award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company revival tour of Anything Goes, which plays the Mainstage at Proctors, July 9-14. Read more »
Albany, N.Y. - The world’s top female runners aren’t the only ones taking center stage this weekend at the 35th annual Freihofer’s Run for Women, as the venue will also play host to the USA 5K Race Walk Championships for the men’s and women’s open division.
Hosted by the USA Track & Field Adirondack Association, the national showcase will kick off at 8 a.m. at the Empire State Plaza and features America’s best race walkers, some of whom average seven-minute miles. A free SportWalk Clinic will be held at 11:30 a.m. on the Concourse and participants are encouraged to try their new sport walking technique at the 3K Community Walk course at 12 p.m. on Madison Ave. Read more »
Concertgoers Reminded of Alcohol Restrictions in the Park; New CDTA Concert Shuttle Service Highlighted
Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - With the Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) - Live Nation concert season set to kick off this Memorial Day weekend with two shows by the Dave Matthews Band, SPAC President and Executive Director Marcia White reminded concertgoers that part of ensuring a positive experience is adhering to the alcohol restrictions in and around the Saratoga Spa State Park. White announced that the New York State Park Police, in cooperation with multiple local and state law enforcement agencies, will continue a coordinated effort against illegal alcohol-related activities in and around the Saratoga Spa State Park during the 2013 SPAC - Live Nation concert series. Read more »
Friday, May 24 at 7 PM
Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - A dynamic roster of bands is slated to compete live at SPAC’s Battle of the Bands, on Friday, May 24 at 7 p.m. before an audience and a panel of celebrity judges for the chance to win one of two titles and accompanying prize packages: “judge’s choice” and “audience choice.” Tickets are on sale now at spac.org
“This year’s competition will be one for the record books with a line-up of top-notch bands who possess immense artistry, originality, and a plethora of musical gifts,” said Marcia J. White, President & Executive Director.
The full list of finalist bands includes:
7 P.M. | Ghosts on 33rd: Combining emotion with a heavy melody, Ghosts on 33rd strives to connect to their fans through their lyrics. Currently the band is working on their first E.P. Hailing from Granville, NY, the band describes their sound as melodic hard core. Read more »