Issues: Arts and Culture

Meeting of Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee- April 21, 2010

The Senate Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation met on April 21, 2010 to discuss State Parks, Historic Sites, and Tourism.

April 22, 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, April 21, 2010 Room 801 LOB

April 21, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Thrive at Your Library

Thrive At Your Library

By Senator John A. DeFrancisco

April 12, 2010
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April 6, 2010
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4/07/2010: Haitian Heritage Night

New York State Senator Shirley L. Huntley (2nd from Right) Councilman Leroy Comrie (3rd from Right) along with (from right to left) Patrick Lespinasse (Deputy Director for Public Policy and External Affairs for Verizon, Eslsle Accillen (Executive Director Of Haitian Americans United for Progress) and Fuljena Henri (PR and Media Relations liaison for Haitian Americans United for Progress) all received the “New York Mets Spirit Award” at CITI Field on Wednesday April 7, 2010 for their ongoing efforts to assist with the Haitian Earthquake Relief Effort.

April 6, 2010
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STATE OFFICIALS AGREE TO CHANGE NAME OF LEATHERSTOCKING REGION

(Utica) - Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R/IP/C - Rome) and Assemblywoman RoAnn M. Destito (D-Rome) announced that New York State, for tourism purposes, will be officially retiring the designation “Central Leatherstocking Region” and renaming the seven county area as “Central New York”.

The formerly known “Central Leatherstocking Region” encompasses the seven upstate counties of Broome, Chenango, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego and Schoharie. 

April 5, 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, Thursday , April 8, 2010 Room 801 LOB

April 8, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Serrano and Bing Successful in Push for Arts Education Committee

State Senator José Serrano (D-Manhattan/Bronx) and Assemblymember Jonathan Bing (D-Manhattan) today applauded the Department of Education and Panel for Education Policy for implementing their legislation to establish an Arts Advisory Committee for New York City public schools.  The Serrano/Bing bill (S. 6105/A. 9134) which passed the State Senate in 2009, creates an advisory committee to advise the Chancellor on arts education and to work to improve compliance with State arts education requirements.

March 31, 2010
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March 30, 2010
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March 30, 2010
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Celebrating Music in Our Schools Month: Jordan Elbridge Junior Eagles

 

Jordan-Elbridge Junior Eagles

NYS Music Association Music in Our Schools Month

March 30, 2010
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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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