Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - In response to strong public interest in the Bolshoi Ballet’s 2014 engagement at Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC), tickets will go on sale before the holidays, with online availability beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 10 at spac.org and in-person transactions available during a special one-day-only opening of SPAC’s Hall of Springs Box Office on Saturday, December 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. SPAC gift certificates, memberships and seat plaques will also be available for holiday purchase. The news was announced at the organization’s December Board of Directors meeting. Read more »
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The Chamber Music Society Of Lincoln Center At Spac - August 2014
Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) and Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) are proud to announce CMS at SPAC, a new partnership in which CMS will become SPAC’s resident chamber music ensemble.
In establishing the history-making relationship, CMS joins the Philadelphia Orchestra and Lincoln Center colleague, the New York City Ballet, in making SPAC its summer home.
CMS will program and perform the traditional three-week, six-concert Saratoga Chamber Music Festival, now entitled, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at SPAC, beginning in August 2014. Read more »
Bolshoi’s glittering production of “Don Quixote” showcased July 30-Aug. 1
Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - Russia’s legendary Bolshoi Ballet, the largest ballet company in the world and one of the most prestigious, will perform at Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) as one of only three U.S. locations from July 30 to August 1 during the summer of 2014, announced President and Executive Director Marcia J. White at the annual October meeting of the Board of Directors. The illustrious Moscow-based company of more than 200 dancers, a revered symbol of Russian culture, is famous for elaborately staged productions of classics and a bold, dramatic style. The company’s SPAC engagement will feature four performances of its signature production of Don Quixote. Read more »
Albany, N.Y. - The Hudson River Valley Greenway and Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area invite people from near and far to participate in the Hudson River Valley Ramble. Now in its 14th year, the Hudson River Valley Ramble brings people outside to enjoy the Valley’s distinct cultural heritage and scenic beauty during the Northeast’s most beautiful time of the year.
Hudson River Valley Ramble events are being held on four weekends: September 7-8, 14-15, 21-22 and 28-29. Events include guided hikes, cycling and kayaking tours, historic site walks, festivals and river explorations. With more than 200 events being offered this year, there is something for everyone. Make plans now with some of the suggested events below, or find more on the Ramble website: http://www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com/.
Here are some of the events happening this weekend near you: Read more »
Glens Falls, N.Y. - Due to anticipated crowds on the two final days of the Georgia O’Keeffe exhibition at The Hyde Collection, Museum hours have been extended to 10am - 6pm on Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15, 2013.
Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George, June 15 - September 15, 2013, is the first exhibition to explore the formative influence of Lake George on the art and life of Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986). The exhibition was curated by Hyde chief curator Erin B. Coe and organized in association with the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Read more »
Exhibition Dates: September 16, 2013 - March 3, 2014
Exhibition Location: The Michael C. Rockefeller Wing corridor, first floor
Press Viewing: September 16, 10 a.m. - noon
New York, N.Y. - Feathered Walls - Hangings from Ancient Peru, an installation comprising 12 impressive feather panels-probably hangings-made by the Wari peoples of southern Peru between about 700 and 1000 will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, beginning September 16. Made of finely woven cotton cloth and measuring roughly seven by two feet on average, the panels are covered completely with the small iridescent body feathers of the blue and yellow macaw in a bold design of large rectangles. They rank among the most luxurious and unusual works created by textile artists in Peru prior to the Spanish conquest in 1532. Read more »
Sat, Sept 7 from noon - 4 p.m.
Healthy Living Market & Café Exclusive Culinary Sponsor
Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - Award winning and gourmet cheeses, charcuterie, imported and domestic meats, and artisanal breads will be among the palette-pleasing offerings presented by the Healthy Living Market and Café, the culinary purveyor for the new and exclusive Connoisseur’s Tent at the Saratoga Wine & Food Festival, Sept 7 at SPAC. A new feature of this year’s Festival, the Connoisseur’s Tent will also offer guests samples of rare wines personally selected by wine master Kevin Zraly. The Connoisseur’s Tent will be open from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the Festival’s Grand Tasting, on Saturday, September 7 on the grounds of Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC), décor and epicurean environment created by Michael Panza and Fine Affairs. Read more »