Festival Book & Event Guide June 11â€“15, 2014
Saratoga Springs, New York www.SaratogaArtsFest.org
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Skidmore College salutes SaratogaArtsFest in its eighth year We are proud to be part of this celebration and collaboration of the arts in our home city!
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Welcome to the
SaratogaArtsFest celebrates the arts—dance, film, literary, music, theatre, and visual—in Saratoga Springs and the surrounding region of upstate New York. Kick off your summer by sampling the talents of local, regional, and national artists during the citywide, five-day festival held each June. Then, continue to explore the arts year-round using the benefits and discounts included with your value-packed ARTSPASS! www.SaratogaArtsFest.org
from mayor yepsen Artistic expression plays an invaluable role in our community’s sense of identity and reputation. Our City has a reputation for fostering and promoting the arts, with a multitude of entertainment venues and offerings, adding to the unique Saratoga experience by dazzling all the senses. I, Joanne Yepsen, the Mayor of the City of Saratoga Springs, on behalf of my fellow Saratogians, am therefore pleased to proclaim the opening of SaratogaArtsFest 2014. Saratoga Springs is proud to host this eighth annual festival and to welcome the amazing artists performing and exhibiting at over 45 events during the festival weekend. ArtsFest signifies the strength of our City’s, and our region’s, creativity and innovation; demonstrating how important art and culture is to our community and to our lives.
Table of Contents
Proclamation from Mayor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 04 General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 05 Discounts: Shop & Dine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 09 Map. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Events Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Event Descriptions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Acknowledgments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
information FESTIVAL ADMISSION: Buy your ARTSPASS today! You can afford to explore—programming for all ages and all interests! Entrance to most festival events is gained via an admission pass (ARTSPASS). One low price gives you access to multiple events over five days—an incredible value when compared with what you would pay separately for so many performances and activities! An ARTSPASS ($40 per adult; $35 for military) provides: >> Free admission to most festival events >> PLUS: Discounted admission to others, including SIGNATURE EVENTS >> PLUS: Discounts at Saratoga Springs restaurants and shops during the festival >> PLUS: Discounts throughout the year at area arts organizations (To review the benefits offered through June 11 2014, check out the current edition of arts365!) Admission to most festival events are FREE for youth (12 and under).
information SaratogaArtsFest’s Center & Gallery will be located at 385 Broadway in Saratoga Springs, home of The National and Frivolous Boutique. Our thanks for this generous donation of space! SaratogaArtsFest Center & Gallery • 385 Broadway As the festival’s headquarters, the Center and Gallery: sells festival admission packages and merchandise; provides ArtsFest information; and exhibits works featured by artists selected to participate in ArtsFest’s Featured Exhibition. The SaratogaArtsFest Center and Gallery is located each year in downtown Saratoga Springs. However, the location of the Center and Gallery is dependent upon a local business donating their space during the festival. Since 2006, ArtsFest has successfully partnered with various local business in using their space. SaratogaArtsFest thanks the owners of Saratoga Style at 385 Broadway for their generous donation of gallery and office space for this year’s festival! Hours May 27–31.......................11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. June 2–7..........................11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. and 4:00–6:00 p.m. (Closed June 8) June 9–15........................10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. ARTSPASS and other admission packages may also be purchased at www.SaratogaArtsFest.org.
SaratogaArtsFest Alliance of Arts Partners The festival is a collaboration of area arts organizations—the SaratogaArtsFest Alliance of Arts Partners—committed to promoting the arts in and around Saratoga Springs, NY. Refer to the “Presented by” information in the Event Descriptions to take note of events sponsored by the area’s arts organizations. A full listing of Arts Partners is available on page 40.
Events for Children Activities for children and families, including participatory workshops, are denoted in the event listings (FAM).
information arts365!—an Annual Directory of the Arts, 2013–2014 SaratogaArtsFest has many partners, including arts organizations and others. SaratogaArtsFest patrons with either the ceramic ARTSPASS or wallet discount card are eligible to receive yearround benefits and discounts from these partners, all listed in arts365!, which also notes performances and exhibitions for the coming season.
Downtown Discounts: Restaurants & Shopping Saratoga’s downtown businesses welcome SaratogaArtsFest attendees! Look for SaratogaArtsFest window signage in 126 local shops and restaurants where discounts are available to those with an ARTSPASS or Festival Pass. See the complete list of special promotions on page 7 of this book.
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall at Skidmore The Dining Hall on the campus of Skidmore College offers six food stations featuring the freshest menus, fireplaces, and wireless internet access. Open 7 days a week (breakfast, 7:00–9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.; dinner, 5:00–7:15 p.m.). Prices for all you care to eat: Breakfast $8; Lunch $11; Dinner $14.00; Plus tax.
Maps, Parking, and Public Transportation During SaratogaArtsFest, getting around is easy. Many venues are within walking distance of one another and all are in close proximity by bus or car. Maps of Saratoga Springs are available at the SaratogaArtsFest Center & Gallery. Spring Street Gallery, Empire State College on Union Avenue, and Skidmore College all have designated ArtsFest parking locations. Fingerpaint Marketing’s parking lot, located at 395 Broadway, will be designated solely for ArtsFest patrons during ArtsFest weekend. A hop-skip-and a jump from our weekend programs, patrons will have an easy time getting around town. Skidmore’s campus is approximately one mile from downtown, at the northern end of Broadway. Most venues are easily accessible via the CDTA bus service. The buses run from 5:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m. For information go to www.cdta.org.
Event Seating and Admission Most SaratogaArtsFest events have open seating. Generally speaking, priority seating will be given to those attendees with an ARTSPASS or Festival Pass. Please note: some events, require additional tickets and/or fees.
Tickets to Single Events Tickets to attend a single event are for sale at the SaratogaArtsFest Center & Gallery for $15 and will be accepted as indicated in each event’s admission information in this book. If space is available, single tickets may also be purchased at the venue for $15. Patrons with an ARTSPASS will be seated first.
Mark your Calendar! Save June 11–14, 2015, for the ninth annual SaratogaArtsFest.
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10% off unless otherwise noted by *. Some restrictions may apply. 23rd and Fourth – 1 Franklin Square Accents at Allerdice – Division & Walworth Streets Aggie Mullaney – 454 Broadway Allerdice Hardware – Division & Walworth Streets (one offer per customer, full priced merchandise only, not to be combined with any other offers, see store for details) Best Dressed Windows in Town – 43 York Street (applies to fabrics, blinds, shutters and shades) Bread Basket Bakery – 65 Springs Street Breakthrough Counseling – 376 Broadway Candy Company of Saratoga – 5 Washington Street Celtic Treasures – 456 Broadway Clothes Horse – 396 Broadway (does not apply to sale merchandise) Comic Depot – 514 Broadway Common Threads Saratoga – 508 Broadway Compliments to the Chef – 488 Broadway (does not apply to sale merchandise) Crafters Gallery – 427 Broadway Creative Sparks & Balloonatics – 42 Phila Street (10% off price of a bisque) Crush & Cask Wine & Spirits – 170 South Broadway (applies to wine only, special cocktail samples) Cudney's Cleaners – 170 South Broadway Dawgdom – 35 Van Dam Street deJonghe Original Jewelry – 470 Broadway (applies to original designs in stock) Eddie Bauer – 338 Broadway Encounter – 482 Broadway Esthetiques – 422 Broadway, The Washington Fallon Wellness Pharmacy of Saratoga Springs – 472 Broadway Frivolous – 385 Broadway (does not apply to sale merchandise) G. Willikers – 461 Broadway Gap – 341 Broadway* (25% off one full priced item) Hat sational by DEI – 510 Broadway* (Come in and ask about our Rewards Program!) Homessence – 439 Broadway (does not apply to sale merchandise) Impressions of Saratoga – 368 Broadway (does not include consignment merchandise or limited editions) Insurance Agency Group of New York – 444 Broadway Law Office of Kimberly Allen – 376 Broadway* (free in-person consultations) Lifestyles of Saratoga – 436 Broadway (including sale Items, not to exceed 70%) Loft – 315 Broadway* (20% off full price purchases) Lucia Boutique – 454 Broadway (does not apply to sale merchandise) Lyrical Ballad Bookstore – 7 Phila Street* (20% off with ARTSPASS, good on all the books in the store) Mountainman Saratoga Outfitters – 490 Broadway N. Fox Jewelers – 404 Broadway (applies to select merchandise, purchase three Chamilia beads and get one free) National Museum of Dance – 99 South Broadway* (discounted admission during the weekend plus 20% off merchandise) Northshire Bookstore – 424 Broadway (not to be combined with any other offers) Paper Dolls – 438 Broadway Pink Paddock Boutique – 380 Broadway Pipits – 487 Broadway (does not apply to sale merchandise) 9
shop & dine Posie Peddler – 92 West Avenue (applies to all cash and carry flowers) Pro Nails – 423 Broadway Purdy’s Discount Wine & Liquors – 70–72 Congress Street, Congress Plaza* (free wine tasting Friday 4:30–7:30 p.m.) Racing City Realty – 530 Maple Avenue, Route 9* (free consultations) Red Wolf – 15 Spring Street Reform, A True Pilates Studio – 18 Divisions Street (boutique purchase or single class/lesson only) Sanctuary Spa – 72 Railroad Place* (15% off with ARTSPASS year round, excluding medical services) Saratoga Consignment Studio – 3306 South Broadway (applies to items up to $100 in value) Saratoga Dance – 53 Church Street* (20% off purchases) Saratoga Guitar – 490 Broadway, 60 West Avenue Saratoga Olive Oil Co. – 484 Broadway Saratoga Salsa and Spice Co. – 398 Broadway Saratoga Signature Interiors – 82 Church Street (applies to items up to $100 in value) Saratoga Sports Massage – 3303 Route 9 (60 and 90 minute massages only, effective June 1–30, cannot be combined with any other discounts) Saratoga Sundress Co. – 493 Broadway (does not apply to sale merchandise) Silverado – 446 Broadway Silverwood Gallery – 24 Caroline Street Simple Bliss Day Spa – 376 Broadway The Magic Moon – 15 Phila Street The Shoppe – 370 Broadway The Vault – 10 Caroline Street (applies to jewelry and sports memorabilia) Turning Point Chiropractic – 116 Ballston Avenue* (free 30 minute consultations) Violet’s of Saratoga – 494 Broadway (sale Merchandise excluded) Walton’s Sport Shop – 59 Lake Avenue (Friday only, applies to retail cash and carry) Ben & Jerry’s – 34 Phila Street Boca Bistro – 384 Broadway (food only) Chianti Il Ristorante – 18 Division Street (food only) Circus Café – 392 Broadway (food only) Esperanto – 6 Caroline Street Eugenio’s Gelato – 458 Broadway Forno Bistro – 541 Broadway (food only) Four Seasons Natural Foods – 33 Phila Street Gaffney’s – 16 Caroline Street Hattie’s – 45 Phila Street Lillian’s Restaurant – 408 Broadway Pasta Pane – 18 Park Avenue, Clifton Park (food only) Plum Dandy Cookies & Milk – 55 Railroad Place Plum Dandy Yogurt – 419 Broadway Ravenous – 21 Phila Street (food only) Saratoga Juice Bar – 382 Broadway (applies to smoothies, sandwiches and salads) Scallions – 44 Lake Avenue The Crown Grill – 390 Broadway (food only)
map Skidmore College
Vistor’s Center 16 Art District
Saratoga State Park, SPAC
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Fingerpaint Marketing parking lot, 395 Broadway Spring Street Gallery, 110 Spring Street Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway 12
11. Northshire Bookstore Saratoga, 424 Broadway 12. Art District on Beekman Street 13. Saratoga Automobile Museum, 110 Avenue of the Pines 14. Saratoga Chabad, 130 Circular Street 15. Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC), 108 Avenue of the Pines 16. Saratoga Visitor’s Center 17. The Spa Little Theater, 108 Avenue of the Pines 18. Spring Street Gallery, 110 Spring Street 19. The Waldof School of Saratoga Springs, 122 Regent Street
1. Caffe Lena, 47 Phila Street 2. Center and Gallery, 385 Broadway 3. Children's Museum at Saratoga, 69 Caroline Street 4. Congress Park 5. Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway 6. Universal Preservation Hall, 25 Washington Street 7. Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway 8. Myers Dance Center, 153 Regent Street 9. National Museum of Dance, 99 South Broadway 10. The Niche Gallery, 480 Broadway
wednesday–friday Wednesday • Kick-off 4:00–6:00 p.m. Student Art Exhibition – Opening Reception – Skidmore/ Case Center, Burgess Cafe (V/FAM) 6:00 p.m. Short Story Contest Awards Ceremony and Reception – Skidmore/Case Center, Spa Main Dining Room (L/FAM) Thursday • Opening Night 7:00 p.m. Pre-Performance Talk with artistic director for the Martha Graham Dance Company, Janet Eilber – SPAC/Hall of Springs Gold Room (W&D) 8:00–9:30 p.m. Martha Graham Dance Company – SPAC Ampitheatre (D) Friday 4:30–5:45 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:30–10:00 p.m. 8:00–9:30 p.m.
Life of a Jazz Man – Saratoga Springs Visitor Center Lawn (M) UpBeat on the Roof – Skidmore/Tang Museum Rooftop; Rain location: Payne Room, Tang Museum (M) Sol Lewitt – Dee Sarno Theater at the Arts Center (F) An Evening with Duncan Sheik – Skidmore/Arthur Zankel Music Center/ Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall (M)
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A Morning of Family Fun at The Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs – The Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs, 62 York Avenue(D/T/W&D/FAM) The Art of Words through Storytelling– The Children’s Museum at Saratoga (W&D/FAM) Paint Out – Broadway (V) Mustang at 50: An American Icon – Saratoga Automobile Museum (V) Raku Firing/Wheel Demonstration – Saratoga Clay Arts (W&D) Family Saturday – Skidmore/Tang Museum/Whitman Classroom (W&D/FAM) Alumni Invitational 4 Exhibit – Artists’ Talk and Reception – Skidmore/Tang Museum (W&D) School of the Arts Showcase Excerpts – National Museum of Dance (W&D) Music for a Summer Afternoon – Congress Park Pavilion (M/FAM) The Remix – Universal Preservation Hall (T) Burnt Hills Oratorio Society Vocal Scholarship Awards – Skidmore/Filene Recital Hall (M) “Theatrical Therapy” – A Cabaret Performance – Universal Preservation Hall (T) Push – The Souls and Soles of One and Many – Myers Dance Center (D/FAM) David Miller – Opening Reception – Saratoga Arts (V/FAM) Russell Banks – author talk and book signing – Northshire Bookstore Saratoga (L) Paint Out – Silent Auction and Reception – The Niche Gallery (V) An Evening with Eric Andersen – Caffé Lena (M) The Magic Flute – Spa Little Theater (M/T) Cutie & the Boxer – Dee Sarno Theater at the Arts Center (F) No. 11 Productions presents Coojse – Universal Preservation Hall (T) SAF After Dark – featuring The Costellos – Javier’s Nuevo Latino (M)
Featuring Oklahoma Training Track tours (reservations required), special exhibits, public programs, and our annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Friday, August 9th.
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10:00–11:00 a.m. Klezmer – Saratoga Chabad (M) 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Beekman Street Art Fair – Beekman Street (V/M/FAM) 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Sport as Art – Skidmore/Zankel ELM Rm 117 (W&D/FAM) 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Saratoga Chamber Players Interactive Workshop – Composing Music – Skidmore/Filene Recital Hall (W&D/M) 12:00–3:00 p.m. Kids Do Art! – Universal Preservation Hall (M/W&D/FAM) 12:15–1:15 p.m. Cowboy Dave – Maestro David Alan Miller “Around the World” – Universal Preservation Hall (M/FAM) 1:15–2:15 p.m. 150 (151) Years of Arts in Saratoga – Skidmore/JKB Theater (T) 1:30–2:30 p.m. Neapolitan Renaissance – Skidmore/Arthur Zankel Music Center/Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall (M) 2:00–2:50 p.m. Everything Will Be Copsetic – Universal Preservation Hall (D) 2:00–4:00 p.m. FAME HIGH – Dee Sarno Theater at the Arts Center (F) 2:30–3:30 p.m. School of the Arts Showcase Excerpts – National Museum of Dance (W&D) 3:00–5:00 p.m. It’s an Artist’s Life – Skidmore/Filene Recital Hall (M) 4:30–5:30 p.m. Serenata Italiana – Exploring the Music of Italy – Skidmore/Arthur Zankel Music Center/Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall (M/T) 7:00–9:30 p.m. Edward Burtynsky’s Watermark – Dee Sarno Theater at the Arts Center (F) Additional May 27, 5:00 p.m. June 8, 2:00 p.m. June 20–22, 2014
SaratogaArtsFest’s Featured Artist Exhibit – Opening Reception – 385 Broadway (V) Opera Saratoga’s Roscoe Workshop – Skidmore/Filene Recital Hall (W&D/M/T) Saratoga Balloon & Craft Festival – Saratoga County Fairgrounds (V/M/FAM)
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SaratogaArtsFest presents Student Art Exhibition – Opening Reception
Empire State Youth Orchestra presents Life of a Jazz Man
Wednesday, June 11, 4:00–6:00 p.m. Skidmore, Case Center, Burgess Cafe Admission: Free and open to the public
Friday, June 13, 4:30–5:45 p.m. Saratoga Springs Visitor Center Lawn, 297 Broadway Admission: Free and open to the public
An opening and reception for this unique juried arts exhibit. The works of K–12 students were selected by a team of arts educators, administrators, curators, and other professionals.
SaratogaArtsFest presents Short Story Contest Awards Ceremony and Reception Wednesday, June 11, 6:00 p.m. Skidmore, Case Center, Spa Main Dining Room Admission: Free and open to the public SAF hosts the second annual high school short story contest. Area students grades 9–12 submitted short stories and were judged by local award-winning authors and literary experts. Top three submissions will be honored at the awards ceremony and reception. The first prize story will be published in Saratoga Living. Sponsored by: Stewart’s Shops
opening night SPAC presents Pre-Performance Talk with artistic director for the Martha Graham Dance Company, Janet Eilber Thursday, June 12, 7:00 p.m. SPAC, Hall of Springs Gold Room, 108 Avenue of the Pines Admission: $5 for the Talk (only ticketholders to performance following may attend) Janet Eilber, artistic director for the Martha Graham Dance Company, will share wisdom and experience in this pre-performace talk. Seating is limited!
SPAC presents Martha Graham Dance Company Thursday, June 12, 8:00–9:30 p.m. SPAC Ampitheatre, 108 Avenue of the Pines Admission: $30 per person, $25 per person with ARTSPASS Martha Graham Dance Company, an iconic modern dance troupe, will showcase three stunning works including Graham’s own Appalachian Spring and The Rite of Spring, as well as a new work, Echo.
Directed by Michael Cremisio, ESYO’s Repertory Jazz Ensemble will perform with Guest Soloist Jazz Trombonist Michael Davis in this original commissioned piece—truly a program to swing by! Supported by a SAF program enhancement grant.
Tang Teaching Museum & Art Gallery presents Upbeat on the Roof Friday, June 13, 7:00 p.m. Skidmore, Tang Museum; Rain location: Payne Room, Tang Museum Admission: Free and open to the public Join the Tang in kicking off the 14th season of this popular free music series held on the rooftop deck of the museum. The Chronicles will perform!
Saratoga Film Forum and Tang Teaching Museum present Sol Lewitt Friday, June 13, 7:30–10:00 p.m. Dee Sarno Theater at the Arts Center, 320 Broadway Admission: $9 per person, $7 for members, free with ARTSPASS A lyrical valentine to one of the great abstract conceptual artists of the 20th century, the film keeps its focus just where Lewitt himself would want it: on the work and the idea. Supported by a SAF program enhancement grant.
SaratogaArtsFest presents An Evening with Duncan Sheik Friday, June 13, 8:00–9:30 p.m. Skidmore, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall Admission: $50 per person, $25 per person with ARTSPASS American songwriter and Grammy winner, Duncan Sheik has spent the better part of the fall in London working on the theatrical debut of American Psycho which opened to rave reviews in December. Sheik has won multiple awards, including two Tonys for his stage effort, Spring Awakening for which he composed an original score and wrote lyrics with the help of Steven Sater. Duncan Sheik launched his musical career in 1996 with his self-titled debut album Duncan Sheik, which earned him a Grammy nomination for “Best Male Vocal,” spurned the pop hit “Barely Breathing” and went on to sell 750,000 copies, Certified Gold by the RIAA. He has subsequently garnered critical accolades for his unique brand of folk-pop music.
The Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs presents A Morning of Family Fun
SaratogaArtsFest presents Paint Out
Saturday, June 14, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. The Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs, 62 York Avenue Admission: Free and open to the public
Saturday, June 14, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Broadway Admission: Free and open to the public
Enjoy a puppet play, dance performance and circus arts workshop. Come and create your own pizza, for free. All events are for the entire family.
The Children’s Museum at Saratoga presents The Art of Words through Storytelling Saturday, June 14, 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. The Children’s Museum at Saratoga, 69 Caroline Street Admission: $6 for ages 1 & up, free with ARTSPASS Join the Children’s Museum and Karen Pillsworth in a special storytelling program where you will learn to tell your own stories with props that you create! Supported by a SAF program enhancement grant.
Broadway will serve as the staging point for the en plein air Paint Out, in which visual artists will demonstrate their craft as they paint downtown cityscapes.
Saratoga Automobile Museum presents Mustang at 50: An American Icon Saturday, June 14, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Saratoga Automobile Museum, 110 Avenue of the Pines Admission: Adults $8.50, Students 17+ (with ID) $6.00, Senior Adults 65+ and Active Military $6.00, Children 6–16 $4.00, Children 6 & under free, members free, and Buy-One-Get-One admission to the museum with ARTSPASS The Saratoga Automobile Museum will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang with a special exhibition and full schedule of related programs and events. Mustang at 50: An American Icon will open on Saturday, June 14, 2014 and continue through November 2. Hours of operations, Tuesdays through Sunday, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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Launch of our New Brand: Saturday, June 14th, 2014 TM
In Gaffney’s Garden 2pm till 4pm
Meet our new mascot “UPSET” the miniature “Dark Horse”. Kids Horsey Arts & Crafts. Giveaways, Raffles and Prizes for all ages.
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Saratoga Clay Arts presents Raku Firing/Wheel Demonstration
SaratogaArtsFest presents Ballston Spa Community Band – Music for a Summer Afternoon
Saturday, June 14, 1:00–5:00 p.m. Saratoga Clay Arts, 167 Hayes Road, Schuylerville, NY
Saturday, June 14, 2:45–3:45 p.m. Congress Park Pavilion in Congress Park, 247 Broadway Admission: Free and open to the public
The center will have raku demonstrations and demonstrations on the potter’s wheel.
The Ballston Spa Community Band is a 45 member group that performs a mix of classical and contemporary music for all audiences.
Tang Teaching Museum & Art Gallery presents Family Saturday Saturday, June 14, 2:00–3:30 p.m. Skidmore, Tang Museum, Whitman Classroom Admission: Free and open to the public
Saratoga Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare: The Remix
Drop by with your family and make an art project together! Suitable for children ages 5 and up with their adult companions.
Saturday, June 14, 3:00–3:45 p.m. Universal Preservation Hall, 25 Washington Street Admission: ARTSPASS or single event ticket
National Museum of Dance presents School of the Arts Showcase of Excerpts Saturday, June 14, 2:30–3:30 p.m. National Museum of Dance, School of the Arts, 99 S Broadway Admission: Free and open to the public
The Remix performed by two actors, is a uniquely hip, dynamic, educational way to introduce Shakespeare to young audiences: when a hip-hop-loving high school girl on the verge of dropping out meets Shakespeare, a 400-year-old ghost having a mid-death crisis, a pitched battle of wits erupts! The Remix is an unparalleled way to experience Shakespeare. Supported by a SAF program enhancement grant.
School of the Arts will present a showcase with different dance styles (ballet, modern, Irish dance, hip-hop, Jazz).
Tang Teaching Museum & Arts Gallery presents Alumni Invitational 4 Exhibit – Artists’ Talk and Reception Saturday, June 14, 2:15 p.m. Admission: Free and open to the public
Burnt Hills Oratorio Society presents BHOS Vocal Scholarship Awards
Curator Rachel Seligman will lead a discussion celebrating the vibrant creative energy of four Skidmore graduates that span fifty years and a diverse range of mediums. With artists Gayle Wells Mandle ’63, Grace DeGennaro ’78, Nicole Parcher ’90, Courtney Mattison ’08. Reception to follow.
Saturday, June 14, 3:30–4:45 p.m. Skidmore, Filene Recital Hall Admission: Free and open to the public BHOS will perform short works as bookends to five local high school vocal students competing for two $750 scholarships.
Home Made Theater presents Theatrical “Therapy” – A cabaret performance Saturday, June 14, 5:00–6:00 p.m. Universal Preservation Hall, 25 Washington Street Admission: ARTSPASS or single event ticket
Find out what happened to your favorite musical theater characters after the final curtain. This original piece is filled with laughter and song. Supported by a SAF program enhancement grant.
Northeast Ballet Company presents Push – The Souls and Soles of One and Many Saturday, June 14, 5:00–6:00 p.m. Myers Dance Center, 153 Regent Street Admission: Free and open to the public Push is a performance of three new works by choreographer Matt Pardo. Photo exhibit by Dave Clark to enhance the experience. 23
Saratoga Arts presents David Miller – Opening Reception
SaratogaArtsFest presents Paint Out – Silent Auction and Reception
Saturday, June 14, 5:00–7:00 p.m. Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway Admission: Free and open to the public
Saturday, June 14, 6:00–8:00 p.m. The Niche Gallery, 480 Broadway Admission: Free and open to the public
In David Miller’s paintings, gestural layers begin to suggest fragments of reality, creating a range of tension within the ungrounded space.
Northshire Bookstore Saratoga presents Russell Banks – author talk and book signing Saturday, June 14, 6:00–7:00 p.m. Northshire Bookstore Saratoga, 424 Broadway Admission: Free and open to the public Russell Banks, an American author of fiction and poetry, will lead a presentation and discussion on his works. Banks has won Guggenheim and NEA grants and a St. Lawrence Prize for fiction. His novels, Affliction and The Sweet Hereafter, were both adapted into feature films which garnered widespread critical acclaim.
Come join artists from SAF’s Paint Out at a silent auction and reception as they present finished pieces as well as works from their day of painting on Broadway.
Caffè Lena presents An Evening with Eric Andersen Saturday, June 14, 7:00–8:30 p.m. Caffè Lena, 47 Phila Street Admission: $28 per person, $25 for members and ARTSPASS holders A fixture in the folk world since the 1960s, Eric Andersen has penned songs recorded by Judy Collins, Linda Ronstadt, John Denver and The Grateful Dead.
Opera Saratoga presents The Magic Flute Saturday, June 14, 7:30 p.m. The Spa Little Theater, 108 Avenue of the Pines Admission: $50–85 per person, ARTSPASS holders receive $25 discount (subject to availability) Love and loyalty propel Mozart’s final opera, as we journey with Prince Tamino through trials and tribulations, which are overcome by perseverance and victory. A brilliant combination of comedy and profundity, it is no wonder that this operatic fantasy sits high among the most popular operas of all time.
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Saratoga Film Forum and Tang Teaching Museum present Cutie & the Boxer Saturday, June 14, 7:30–10:00 p.m. Dee Sarno Theater at the Arts Center, 320 Broadway Admission: $9 per person, $7 for members, free with ARTSPASS Cutie & the Boxer explores the quirky world of Japanese alternative artist Ushio Shinohara and his artist-wife, Noriko, who dreams of emerging from Noriko’s shadow. Supported by a SAF program enhancement grant.
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SaratogaArtsFest presents No. 11 Productions in Coosje (KOH-shuh) Saturday, June 14, 8:00–9:00 p.m. Universal Preservation Hall, 25 Washington Street Admission: ARTSPASS or single event ticket In this whimsical love story, inspired by Claes Oldenberg & Coosjenvan Bruggen, two sculptors learn to collaborate in life and art. Meanwhile, a pear falls out of a fruit bowl, gains consciousness and travels the world.
SaratogaArtsFest After Dark presents The Costellos Saturday, June 14, 9:30p.m.–12:00 a.m. Javier’s Nuevo Latino, 17 Maple Avenue Admission: $5 cover charge The Costellos will rock the night out at the fabulous outdoor patio of Javier’s Restaurant. With special drinks, eclectic food and music to keep your feet moving, this After Dark party will light up downtown.
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Saratoga Chabad presents Klezmer Sunday, June 15, 10:00–11:00 a.m. Saratoga Chabad, 130 Circular Street Admission: Free and open to the public Chabad of Saratoga will present a Jewish music performer. This performance is for children and their families.
Beekman Street Artists and SaratogaArtsFest present Beekman Street Art Fair Sunday, June 15, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Beekman Street Admission: Free and open to the public Beekman Street Art Fair is a juried art and craft fair, with musical groups, street performers, and gourmet food trucks representing the “taste of Saratoga.” The fair is held outdoors, rain or shine, and the area is closed to traffic for family-friendly events. More than 40 artists are set up along Beekman Street, in the heart of Saratoga County’s art district, displaying fine art and craft, including demonstrations in papermaking, ceramics, and weaving.
SaratogaArtsFest presents Sport as Art Sunday, June 15, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Skidmore, Arthur Zankel Music Center, ELM Room 117 Admission: ARTSPASS or single event ticket
In this dynamic program, led by Professor Jeff Segrave, former professional athletes and professionals in the field of collegiate sports, will gather to discuss and analyze the concept of Sport as Art. Jeff Segrave, professor at Skidmore College, is a teacher, scholar, administrator, and coach. Well versed in the relationship between sport and art Professor Segrave will lead this dynamic group as they explore the question: is Sport an Art? Sponsored by: Saratoga National Golf Club
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Saratoga Chamber Players presents Saratoga Chamber Players Interactive Workshop
SaratogaArtsFest presents Kids Do Art!
Sunday, June 15, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Skidmore, Filene Recital Hall Admission: $15 for adults without a ticket to the 3 p.m. performance, free with ARTSPASS
Sunday, June 15, 12:00–3:00 p.m. Universal Preservation Hall, 25 Washington Street Admission: Free and open to the public
Composer Eliot Bailen and musicians of the Saratoga Chamber Players will explore a composer’s method and create music together with children and families. Supported by a SAF program enhancement grant.
Northshire Bookstore Saratoga presents Nick Bruel – author talk and book signing Sunday, June 15, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Northshire Bookstore Saratoga, 424 Broadway Admission: Free and open to the public
Nick Bruel is an American author and illustrator of children’s books, most notably the New York Times bestseller Boing! and the Bad Kitty series. Come and join this incredible author as he entertains with a discussion of his work!
Family friendly fun with activities for children 12 and under. Multiple stations with a variety of art forms including clay, illustration, crafts, music, dance and much more. Performances on stage upstairs: Cowboy Dave Around the World by Albany Symphony Orchestra and Everything Will Be Copsetic by Saratoga Jazz Tap.
Albany Symphony Orchestra presents Cowboy Dave Around the World with David Alan Miller Sunday, June 15, 12:15–1:15 p.m. Universal Preservation Hall, 25 Washington Street Admission: Free and open to the public Take a trip with “Cowboy Dave” (Maestro David Alan Miller) and the Albany Symphony all over the world, from England to Spain, Hungary to New York! Supported by a SAF program enhancement grant.
Heard & Skidmore presents Spirit of Life: 150(1) Years of Words, Music & Dance
Saratoga Springs Youth Orchestra presents Neopolitan Renaissance
Sunday, June 15, 1:15–2:15 p.m. Skidmore, Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater (JKB) Admission: ARTSPASS or single event ticket, $7 for Skidmore Alumni, Students and Faculty
Sunday, June 15, 1:30–2:30 p.m. Skidmore, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall Admission: ARTSPASS or single event ticket
This multi-disciplinary production was a big hit at last year’s ArtsFest, and due to popular demand, it is returning to the JKB Theater at Skidmore. With new additions and refinements to the program, it is certain to delight audiences of all ages. Choreographer Mary Harney and composer Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius have joined forces to present original choreography and music, performed live by world jazz group, Heard and Skidmore dance and theater students. A lush, evocative score inspired by Saratoga Springs sets the stage for inventive, imaginative movement, presented within the historical framework of the huge contribution our small city has made to the arts.
Journey back to the 18th century with the musicians of SSYO as they explore and present for your listening enjoyment a Neapolitan Renaissance Experience, and developed from an extraordinary collaboration with the internationally recognized Neapolitan Music Society (NMS). Supported by a SAF program enhancement grant.
Saratoga Jazz Tap presents Everything Will Be Copsetic Sunday, June 15, 2:00–2:50 p.m. Universal Preservation Hall, 25 Washington Street Admission: Free and open to the public Celebrating the roots of tap and jazz dance, Everything Will Be Copsetic pays tribute to the works and lineage of the Copsetics Club and its impact on the American tap dance landscape.
SaratogaArtsFest presents Fame High Sunday, June 15, 2:00–4:00 p.m. Dee Sarno Theater at the Arts Center, 320 Broadway Admission: ARTSPASS or single event ticket
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National Museum of Dance presents School of the Arts Showcase Excerpts Sunday, June 15, 2:30–3:30 p.m. National Museum of Dance, School of the Arts, 99 S Broadway Admission: Free and open to the public
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School of the Arts will present a showcase with different dance styles (ballet, modern, Irish dance, hip-hop, Jazz).
Saratoga Chamber Players presents It’s an Artist’s Life Sunday, June 15, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Skidmore, Filene Recital Hall Admission: $15 for seniors and adults, $12 for students Six Saratoga Chamber Players musicians will explore musical inspiration with Haydn’s Frog quartet; Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir de Florence, and Bailen’s A Day in the Life of an Artist. Featuring Jill Levi and Calvin Wiersma, violin; Cyrus Beroukhim, viola; Elliot Bailen and Lindy Clarke, cello.
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Hubbard Hall Projects presents Serenata Italiana: Exploring the Music of Italy Sunday, June 15, 4:30–5:30 p.m. Skidmore, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall Admission: ARTSPASS or single event ticket Hubbard Hall Opera Theater presents a concert featuring music ranging from powerful and familiar arias by Verdi and Leoncavallo, to popular songs by Tosti, Donaudy and others. This concert explores the music of Italy in the 18th and 19th centuries and features the talents of four outstanding opera performers. Supported by a SAF program enhancement grant.
Saratoga Film Forum and Tang Teaching Museum present Edward Burtynsky’s Watermark Sunday, June 15, 7:00–9:30 p.m. Dee Sarno Theater at the Arts Center, 320 Broadway Admission: $9 per person, $7 for members, free with ARTSPASS The visionary photographs of environmental photographer, Edward Burtynsky, are brought to life in the stunning homage to his global vision. Supported by a SAF program enhancement grant.
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SaratogaArtsFest presents Featured Artist Exhibit – Opening Reception Monday, May 27th, 5:00 p.m. 385 Broadway Admission: Free and open to the public
This juried exhibition features the art work of Jack Metzger (sculptor), Takeyce Walter (painter) and Rebecca Kane (photographer). Each visual artist brings something unique to the featured exhibit. Jack Metzger uses found objects, bits and pieces of items from daily life to create sculptural assemblages that give new meaning and life to elements that have been previously discarded. Takeyce Walter is a veteran of SAF featured exhibitions. Her work showcases the beauty of nature in the Adirondacks and the surrounding area. Rebecca Kane’s work portrays pure and enlightened fluid source energy that flows through her lens to capture the many diverse Mineral Springs of Saratoga Springs.
Opera Saratoga presents Roscoe – Workshop Performance of Act 1 Sunday, June 8, 2:00–3:30 p.m. Admission: $25 per person, $10 with ARTSPASS
Exploring Albany politics of the 1940s, Evan Mack’s new opera, currently in development and based on William Kennedy’s novel by the same name, is tragic, comic, poignant, and romantic. Opera Saratoga’s 2014 Young Artists bring this work to life in a workshop performance of Act 1. This 80-minute performance will help the opera’s creative team refine the work and provide you the opportunity to hear it first!
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The Partners Council is comprised of Arts Partners and Community Partners. Partners support the festival in a variety of ways ranging from programming to production to promotions.
Arts Partners (Alliance of Arts Partners) The Arts Partners include galleries, museums, and performing organizations. The Arts Partners make up the Alliance of Arts Partners and provide the core of the festival events. Collaborative promotions with the Alliance of Arts Partners are key to the success of the festival.
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Performing Arts Organizations Albany Symphony Orchestra*, Kate Gedney Burnt Hills Oratorio Society*, Keith McCauley Caffè Lena*, Sarah Craig Dance Alliance, Mary DiSanto-Rose Empire State Youth Orchestras*, Rebecca Calos/Sara Torrey Home Made Theater*, Stacie Mayette Hubbard Hall*, Loretta Quigley/Alix Jones Nacre Dance, Beth Fecteau Northeast Ballet, Darlene Myers Opera Saratoga*, Curt Tucker Saratoga Chamber Players*, Lynne Gelber Saratoga Children’s Chorus, Sue Fedak Saratoga Children’s Theatre*, Meg Kelly Saratoga City Ballet*, Julie P. Gedalecia Saratoga Film Forum*, Amy Godine Saratoga Jazz Tap, Tina Baird Saratoga Performing Arts Center*, Marcia White/Mary Jane Sweetland Saratoga Shakespeare Company, Barbara Opitz Saratoga Springs Youth Orchestra, Derek Hensler/Mary Cowans Saratoga Youth Symphony, Ellen Madison/Sue Nazzaro Skidmore College Department of Dance, Debra Fernandez/Mary DiSanto-Rose Skidmore College Department of Music, Joel Brown Skidmore College Department of Theater, Marie Glotzbach Skidmore College Office of Special Programs, Paul Calhoun
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Event Producing Organizations Beekman Street Arts Association, Cecilia Lockwood Children & Nature Saratoga, Margo Olson Creative Endeavors of Saratoga Bridges, Lena Benvenuto Downtown Business Association, Susan Farnsworth Northshire Books, Nancy Scheemaker/Rachel Person Universal Preservation Hall, Teddy Foster Saratoga Chabad, Rabbi Abba
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