Issues: Arts and Culture

Greeting a Guest at the Creative Power of Women Event

Senator Perkins happily greets one of the many guests at the Creative Power of Women event on Friday, March 26, 2010.

March 30, 2010
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Creative Power of Women

On Friday, March 26, 2010 Senator Bill Perkins hosted the Creative Power of Women event at the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute.

(appearing from top left to top right) Senator Perkins, Wilhelmina Grant, Nellie Tanco, Anntoinette S. Njoya Angrum, Dindga McCannon, Isseu Diouf,

(appearing from bottom left to bottom right) Jacqueline Jeffries, Mino Lora, Grace Jones, Judith Escalona,

March 30, 2010
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Sen. Farley Enjoys Dorothy Nolan Elementary School Performance

New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA), along with the Music Educators' National Conference (MENC) is celebrating March as Music in Schools Month. As part of this celebration, area schools are giving special performances at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. Local schools that are performing this month include: Fonda-Fultonville High School Select Chorus, Northville Central School Senior High Band, Van Antwerp Middle School Chamber Strings, and the Dorothy Nolan Elementary School Fourth and Fifth Grade Chorus.

March 29, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes Music

New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA), along with the Music Educators' National Conference (MENC) is celebrating March as Music in Schools Month. As part of this celebration, area schools are giving special performances at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. Local schools that are performing this month include: Fonda-Fultonville High School Select Chorus, Northville Central School Senior High Band, Van Antwerp Middle School Chamber Strings, and the Dorothy Nolan Elementary School Fourth and Fifth Grade Chorus.

March 29, 2010
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April 6, 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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All-State Instrumental and Vocal Jazz Ensembles From Suffolk County Schools Perform in Albany

Senator Owen H. Johnson congratulated Suffolk County High School students who performed with the All-State Instrumental and Vocal Jazz Ensembles in Albany on March 1, 2010.  Both groups performed at a New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) reception honoring the late Joseph R.

March 15, 2010
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The Robert Moses Middle School Jazz Ensemble Performed in Albany!

Photo includes members of the Robert Moses Middle School Jazz Ensemble, Owen H. Johnson, and Director Teresa Pino. 

The Robert Moses Middle School Jazz Ensemble performed at the Empire State Plaza in Albany on March 8, 2010 as part of the New York State School Music Association's "Music in Our Schools" month. 

March 10, 2010
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Robert Moses Middle School Select Chorus Performed in Albany!

Photo includes members of the Robert Moses Middle School Select Chorus, Owen H. Johnson and Director Tina Buehler.

The Robert Moses Middle School Select Chorus performed at the Empire State Plaza in Albany on March 8, 2010 as part of the New York State School Music Association's "Music in Our Schools" month. 

March 10, 2010
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Senator Serrano Fights for Post-Production Tax Credit Program

(Albany, NY)- Senator Jose M. Serrano was joined by Senate President Pro-Tempore Malcolm A. Smith, the Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG), and actor Richard Masur from Law & Order to announce his support for a competitive post-production film tax credit program. He also discussed legislation he sponsored that would make such a program a reality.

March 9, 2010
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Public Hearing: Harlem's Historic African Burial Ground

Joint – Senate Standing Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and RecreationChair: Senator José M. Serranoand Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and CommissionsChair: Senator Bill PerkinsPublic Hearing: African Burial GroundPlace: 171 E. 121st Street, Elmendorf Reformed Church, New York, New YorkTime: 2:00 to 4:00 P.M.Contact: Greg Meyer (518) 455-2795Media Contact: Damaris Olivo (212) 828-5829ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

March 19, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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PELHAM PICTURE HOUSE LAUNCHES MAJOR MAKEOVER

 

Senator Klein presented a 100K grant for renovation and expansion project at Pelham Picture House

March 8, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Senator Jose M. Serrano, Chair 9:30 AM, Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Room 801 LOB

March 10, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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TWO GATES-CHILI SINGERS RECOGNIZED IN ALBANY

Senator George Maziarz (R-C, Newfane) was pleased to welcome two Gates-Chili High School students, Daniel Montgomery and Lindsay Zimmerman, to the capital on Monday who were there to perform with the All-State Vocal Jazz Ensemble.

March 3, 2010
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Senator Bonacic meets with Music Educators

On March 1, 2010 music educators and representatives from the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) and the New York State Council of Administrators of Music Education (NYSCAME) visited Senator Bonacic in Albany.  Here Senator Bonacic is pictured with them after discussing their legislative issues.

March 2, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes the Arts

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) admires the art work of Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons High School student Joseph Malinowski that was displayed in the Well of the Legislative Office Building in Albany on Feb. 22nd as part of the New York State Art Teachers Legislative Student Art Exhibit. Joseph is the son of Joseph and Ellen Malinowski.

March 2, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes the Art Work of Notre Dame - Bishop Gibbons Student

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) admires the art work of Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons High School student Joseph Malinowski that was displayed in the Well of the Legislative Office Building in Albany on Feb. 22nd as part of the New York State Art Teachers Legislative Student Art Exhibit. Joseph is the son of Joseph and Ellen Malinowski.

March 2, 2010
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Serrano Honorary Chairman at NYSATA Exhibit

On Tuesday, February 23rd, Senator Serrano served as Honorary Chairman at the The NYSATA Legislative Exhibit, which is co-sponsored by the New York State Alliance for the Arts in Education. Held at the Legislative Well in the Capitol Building in Albany, this student art exhibit invites students, parents and teachers from across the state to celebrate arts education with their legislators.

February 25, 2010
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Senator Serrano and Assemblyman Englebright Hold Joint Meeting to Discuss Budget Cuts to Arts and Culture

(Albany, NY)- In his continued commitment to the arts and living museums, as well as to openness and transparency in government, today Senator José M. Serrano (D-Manhattan/Bronx), along with Assemblyman Steve Englebright (D- Setauket), Co-chaired a Joint Committee Meeting on Arts Day 2010 to discuss the devastating cuts to cultural organizations in Governor David A. Paterson's proposed budget.

February 24, 2010
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Seward Takes In Student Masterpieces

ALBANY, 02/23/10 – State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today proudly welcomed students from Cairo-Durham Central School and Frankfort-Schuyler Central School to Albany for the New York State Art Teachers Association 20th Annual Legislative Student Art Exhibit.

February 23, 2010
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