Issues: Arts and Culture

Tribeca Spotlight- Ghost Star Presents A Night of Murder Ballads

Experience one the most innovative bands to come out of Brooklyn today! Further transforming a musical genre originally associated with operatic technique, Ghost Star will honor the murder ballad tradition with a night of eclectic sound. The band will perform such notables as the Jimi Hendrix classic “Hey Joe." Ghost Star will also present a selection of original murder ballads infused with their signature blend of classic blues, jazz and funk.

Tickets $10

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October 23, 8:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Scenes Through the Cinema Lens

FREE

Some of the best jazz orchestras have been, we’re happy to say, filmed at their most memorable.  We’ll see classic, new, and rare footage of big bands led by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Lionel Hampton, Cab Calloway, Gene Krupa, and Quincy Jones.  There will also be a few surprises.inema Lens

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October 20, 7:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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National Art League Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

On Sunday September 13, New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) attended the ribbon cutting ceremony unveiling the new renovations at the National Art League in Douglaston.  Senator Padavan secured major capital grants to help make the renovations possible. The National Art League is an organization of professional artists and art students who seek to advance their artistic skills and works. Established in 1930, the National Art League has grown to now include 300 artists as a part of the organization.

September 29, 2009
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Go Fish

Experience the thrill of catch and release fishing. Rods and bait are provided.  All ages welcome. 

10:00 AM- 2:00 PM Fishing11:00 AM- 2:00 PM Art Project

 

October 17, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Angel Orensanz, A little Retrospective

The exhibition A little Retrospective presents some examples of the most important works of Angel Orensanz, including drawings, photography, metal and fabric sculptures. Three different projects distributed in different locations inside the house.The exhibition consist of three different projects distributed in different rooms inside the house that will be holding the exhibition.

October 2, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Celebrate Our Growing Park

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy invites you to a sneak preview tour and cocktail party

Thursday, October 1, 20096:00-7:00 PM: Tour of the Pier 1 construction site7:00-9:00 PM: Cocktails at The River Café

Please join us and enjoy...

A first look at New York City's next great parkpresented by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development CorporationMeet at the Pier 1 Gate, Furman and Old Fulton Streets

Followed by cocktails and hors d'oeuvresprovided by Michael O'Keeffe and The River Café1 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY

October 1, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Town Square's Pumpkin Day

Come and pick out your own pumpkin.

Decorate it & take home.  Other arts & crafts & live music too!

 

$5 Suggested Donation

 (Rain date is the immediately following Saturday)

 A TOWN SQUARE EVENT

For more info, contact TSI at 718.609.1090, info@townsquareinc.com

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October 10, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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SENATOR KEVIN PARKER VOLUNTEERS AT MASBIA SOUP KITCHEN IN HONOR OF ROSH HASHANAH

Borough Park, NY –  On Thursday September 17 th  Senator Kevin Parker and a slew of other key state legislators rolled up their sleeves t

September 18, 2009
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Senator Golden honors Homecrest Community Services on the occasion of their senior health fair


Senator Golden honors Homecrest Community Services on the occasion of their senior health fair

September 17, 2009
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Welcome Center saved just before closure

By LUCAS BLAISE and LOHR MCKINSTRYContributing Writer , Staff Writer

September 12, 2009 03:28 am

BEEKMANTOWN — The state released funds Friday afternoon to save the Beekmantown Gateway Welcome Center just days before it was to be shut down.

Adirondack Regional Tourism Council Executive Director Ronald Ofner had told the Press-Republican for an article posted on its Web site that $196,000 budgeted by New York state for the Interstate 87 facility had not been released six months after it was expected.

September 14, 2009
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BPO awarded $300K state grant

From bizjournals.com

The grant, which was secured through state Sen. William Stachowski, D-Lakeview, will go to the BPO’s general fund but will be earmarked for the children’s fund. The money helps underwrite concerts the BPO performs for area school children.“It was a pretty easy lift,” Stachowski said. “The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra plays a major role in our community. They are a very important part of the region, everyone agrees on that point.”

September 11, 2009
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BPO awarded $300K state grant

From bizjournals.com

The grant, which was secured through state Sen. William Stachowski, D-Lakeview, will go to the BPO’s general fund but will be earmarked for the children’s fund. The money helps underwrite concerts the BPO performs for area school children.“It was a pretty easy lift,” Stachowski said. “The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra plays a major role in our community. They are a very important part of the region, everyone agrees on that point.”

September 11, 2009
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Senator Thompson Secures Funding For Statue Of David Plaque

For Immediate Release Contact: Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

September 8, 2009
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9/05/2009: 63rd Annual Shinnecock Indian Nation Powwow

Southampton - The 63rd Annual Shinnecock Powwow Gathering of Native Americans Contest Powwow and Celebration was held over Labor Day Weekend, from Sept. 4 through Sept. 7 at the Shinnecock Indian Reservation in Southampton. Over the four-day event, attendees were treated to a display of historical remembrances and traditions.

The Shinnecock Nation

September 5, 2009
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Senator Seward Puts The "O" In Oneonta Theatre

News Channel 2 - WKTV

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - An historic theatre in Downtown Oneonta is getting a facelift thanks to a state grant.

Multimedia Watch The Video Senator James Seward was at the Oneonta Theatre on Chestnut Street, where he announced $10,000 to help restore the landmark and assist with general operating expenses.

Senator Seward recalls standing outside the theatre as a child waiting to see the latest disney film.

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September 3, 2009
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Mannahattan: A Natural History of New York City Lecture Series

Mannahatta: A Natural History of New York CityJoin Eric Sanderson for a view of New York Harbor prior to European contact.

September 19, 2:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Video Summer Screening III “Ars Sublimis” Curated by Juanli Carrión

Can we still speak about Aesthetics of the Sublime? Or, on the contrary, have categories like Sublime or Postsublime faded in their own denomination? This series of videos represent an attempt to arise the subject diving through the Schopenhaueresques’ phases, from the simple feeling of beauty to the fullest feeling of Sublime.Part of the Angle Orensanz Summer Museum located in Nolan Park

September 12, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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