Tag: Dance

Spencertown Academy Virtual African American Dance Class For Families, Aug 22

Spencertown Academy Arts Center presents Elena Mosley teaching live, interactive African American dance via Zoom on Saturday, August 22 at 10am. Participants will experience traditional dance and improvisational movement, while connecting to African rhythmic music. This free event is the third in the Family Arts Kaleidoscope series, which is designed to engage children and their families from home. Participants should come to the class with a scarf or ribbon to hold in their hand. Registration is open to children ages 8 and up. Older family members are also welcome to participate. Registration is limited; please register at spencertownacademy.org.

“This class is going to be so much fun,” says Kelly Kynion, chair of the Family Arts Kaleidoscope Committee. “Elena Mosley is well known for her energy, her talent, and her community activism. We’re honored to have her joining us for this series.”

Elena MosleyElena Mosley, director and founder of Kuumba Dance and Drum, began her dance career in various community centers in New York City. She performed with the Lady Helena Walquer Dance Company of Harlem, NY, Brothers and Sisters United of Staten Island, and Haitian Dance Theater, under the direction of Louines Louinis. She participates in many cultural programs for Columbia, Greene, and the Capital Region schools and community arts programs. She is currently the executive director of the Operation Unite Education and Cultural Arts Center located in Hudson, NY.

The Family Arts Kaleidoscope virtual series continues on Saturday, September 19 at 10:00am, with a special pre-recorded program titled “It’s All About Reading!” featuring composer/ventriloquist Steve Charney and his puppet pal, Harry.

Family Arts Kaleidoscope is made possible with support from Hudson River Bank and Trust Foundation and Stewart’s Shops.

Founded in 1972, Spencertown Academy Arts Center is a cultural center and community resource serving Columbia County, the Berkshires, and the Capital region. Housed in a landmark 1847 Greek Revival schoolhouse, the Academy is located at 790 State Route 203 in Spencertown, New York. For more information, please contact info@spencertownacademy.org.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, August 22, 2020 /  10am – 11am

ADMISSION: Free.
Donations are welcome to help support this series and other Academy programming.
To register, visit www.spencertownacademy.org.

LOCATION: Online

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Phone: (518) 392-3693

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Hudson Valley Dance Festival in Catskill, Oct 12

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Hudson Valley Dance Festival will bring an all-embracing range of dance styles to the breathtaking banks of the Hudson River when it returns Saturday, October 12. Set amid the stunning foliage on the Hudson River, the sixth annual edition of the festival will again take place inside the transformed 125-year-old wooden warehouse at Historic Catskill Point.

The money raised at Hudson Valley Dance Festival helps provide grants to AIDS and family service organizations across the country, including 12 based in the Hudson Valley.

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Over the event’s six years, Hudson Valley Dance Festival has raised $764,724. The money helps Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS provide grants to AIDS and family service organizations nationwide, including 13 based in the Hudson Valley: Albany Damien Center and Alliance for Positive Health in Albany, Animalkind, Columbia-Greene Community Foundation and Hudson Valley SPCA in Hudson, Matthew 25 Food Pantry and Community Hospice in Catskill, Hudson Valley Community Services in Hawthorne, Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center in Kingston, Rock Steady Farm in Millerton, Roe Jan Food Pantry in Hillsdale, TOUCH (Together Our Unity Can Heal) in Congers and Troy Area United Ministries in Troy.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, October 12, 2019 / 2pm and 5pm

Festival Schedule

1 pm – Will call opens
1:30 pm – House opens
2 pm – Performance begins
3 pm – Will call opens
3:30 pm – Cocktail reception (included w/ $125 tickets and above)
4:30 pm – House opens
5 pm – Performance begins
6:30 pm – VIP reception at W&G Space, 57 Hill Street (included w/ VIP tickets & above)

The running time for the show is approximately 75 minutes with no intermission.

UPDATE! The 5pm show is sold out, however, there are still tickets available for the 2pm

LOCATION:
Historic Catskill Point
1 Main Street
Catskill, NY 12414

TICKETS:

$25,000 – Presenting Sponsor Contact Knox Martin for more information 212.840.0770 ext 267
• 10 VIP tickets to performance
• Cocktail reception at Historic Catskill Point
• Dinner with the dancers
• Onstage recognition
• Full-page, back cover ad and inclusion on title page in program
• Matted & framed poster signed by artists
• Tax-deductible donation: $24,500

$10,000 – Champion  Contact Knox Martin for more information 212.840.0770 ext 267
• 8 VIP tickets to performance
• Cocktail reception at Historic Catskill Point
• Dinner with the dancers
• Program credit in perpetuity with sponsored new dance
• Onstage recognition
• Premium placement full-page color ad in program
• Matted & framed poster signed by artists
• Exclusive opportunity to attend rehearsal
• Tax-deductible donation: $9,600

$5,000 – Underwriter
• 6 VIP tickets to performance
• Cocktail reception at Historic Catskill Point
• Dinner with the dancers
• Program credit with sponsored dance
• Full-page color ad in program
• Exclusive opportunity to attend rehearsal
• Tax-deductible donation: $4,700

$2,500 – Benefactor
• 4 VIP tickets to performance
• Cocktail reception at Historic Catskill Point
• Dinner with the dancers
• Half page color ad in program
• Tax-deductible donation: $2,300

$1,000 – Contributor
• 2 VIP tickets to performance
• Cocktail reception at Historic Catskill Point
• Dinner with the dancers
• Tax-deductible donation: $900

$275 – VIP
• 1 VIP ticket to performance
• Cocktail reception at Historic Catskill Point
• Dinner with the dancers
• Tax-deductible donation: $225

All leadership supporters receive recognition by category in the festival program and are listed on printed materials at the event and on dradance.org. Ticket packages and sponsorships can also be customized based on your needs.

Individual Ticket Levels

$ 275 – Day Trip Package
• Round-trip luxury bus transportation from midtown Manhattan
• Tour of Olana State Historic Site
• Champagne Lunch
• 1 VIP ticket to performance
• Cocktail reception at Historic Catskill Point
• Tax-deductible donation: $165

$125 – Orchestra Ticket
• 1 orchestra ticket to the performance
• Cocktail reception at Historic Catskill Point
• Tax-deductible donation: $85

$40 – Rear Orchestra Ticket
• 1 rear orchestra ticket to the performance

To purchase, visit https://tickets.broadwaycares.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=ticket.start&eventID=611

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The Hudson Eye, 10-Day Program Focused on Arts & Nightlife

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Jonah Bokaer Arts Foundation is launching The Hudson Eye between August 23 – September 2, 2019 in partnership with Artists, Venues, Collectors, Communities, Volunteers, Small Businesses – and underground Hudson Nightlife.

In dialogue with local Artists and Partners, this artist-driven program which will be mounted in Hudson to build and strengthen our communities through contemporary performance & art celebrating artists that, like Jonah, have a longstanding commitment to the City of Hudson while also recognizing the next generation of artists who have chosen to call Hudson their home.

The Hudson Eye will be an annual 10-day public program and urban showcase, artist-driven, with a focus on Dance, Music, Performance, Film, Visual Art, Dining Out, and Nightlife during the final week of August, running through Labor Day weekend, as a celebratory close to Hudson’s peak tourism weekend of the summer.

“For nearly 200 years during and since the founding of the Hudson River School, our city and region have been a source of inspiration for artists to live, work, commune, meditate, create, find shelter, renew themselves – and seek a sustainable creative sanctuary. As we go further in depth during our planning phase of The Hudson Eye we remain mindful of this history, and steadfast in our support of the Hudson community: we have plans to expand our commitment to with many artists. Our program features a number of artists both within the Hudson region and abroad, to be curatorially framed in a multi-venue exhibition program, while also featuring a daily 1pm Panel Salon and “Dine Around” in town each evening”.

DATES/TIMES: Friday, August 23 – Monday, September 2, 2019

LOCATION: City of Hudson, Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534

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Foam N’ Glow “World’s Largest Foam Party” Presents: Foam N’ Glow Albany 2018

Foam N’ Glow “World’s Largest Foam Party” Presents: Foam N’ Glow Albany. Foam N’ Glow “World’s Largest Foam Party” Fuses High-Energy Music, Ultraviolet Dancers, Contortionists, Stilt Walkers, Fire Performers, Soaring Ariel Acts, CO2 Shows & the ever so famous FOAM N’ GLOW BLAST, Into One Mind Blowing Combination.

The show concept leads fans on a journey of unimaginable atmospheres and unforgettable emotions. A concert revolution that has swept the world of electronic dance music, blurring the line between fantasy and reality. With state of the art visual effects, ground shaking bass, and World class DJs.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday June 30th 2018: 9pm – 1am

LOCATION:
Jupiter Hall
1 Crossgates Mall Road #99×09
Albany, NY 12203

ADMISSION:
Ages – 16 and up
General Admission – $22.50 + $5.18 fee
Ultimate VIP Experience – $75.00 + $6.75 fee. VIP includes Express Entry, LED Foam N’ Glow bam bam, Foam N’ Glow towel, bracelet and drawstring bag.

Tickets can be purchased at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/foam-n-glow-albany-ny-summer-splash-tickets-45381362878?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse

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Dance Omi Salon Open to Public on Jul 22

With a diverse group of dancers from all over the world, the Dance Omi Salon is a forum for the residents to share their individual work with the public before exhibiting their collaborative projects later in the month. It is an intimate evening of live performance set in the studio spaces, and gives context to individual artist’s work at the start of the residency program.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 5pm

LOCATION:
The Studio Barns (intersection of CR22 and Letter S Road) Ghent, NY

ADMISSION:
Free and open to the public

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