Berkshire Theatre Critics Awards to Be Presented TONIGHT!

The fourth annual Berkshire Theatre Critics Awards, aka The Berkies, will be awarded on the evening of Monday, November 11, 2019 at Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First Street in Pittsfield, MA. Outstanding Solo Performance Tara Franklin – On The Exhale – Chester Theatre Company Steven Patterson – Shylock – Bridge Street Theatre Jayne Atkinson –…

Open Stage Media receives 2019 Nor’easter Award for Overall Excellence

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—OCT. 9, 2019—Open Stage Media will receive a 2019 Nor’easter Award for Overall Excellence at The Alliance for Community Media Northeast Region Conference, held Thursday, Oct. 31 in Portland, Maine.   Founded in 1976, the Alliance represents over 3,000 public, educational and governmental access organizations and community media centers throughout the country, operating under the…

Hubbard Hall Honors WAMC’s Joe Donahue with the 2019 Making Art and Community Happen Award at Spring Gala Fundraiser

On Saturday, May 18, 2019, Hubbard Hall celebrated its 41st year as a regional arts leader, serving Washington County and the Capital Region with the best in arts education programming and in developing, producing and presenting world-class art and artists year-round.    At the same time, Hubbard Hall honored Joe Donahue for his work in making art and…

Ancram Opera House Awarded Two Major Grants

The Ancram Opera House (AOH), an award-winning non-profit performing arts organization in rural southern Columbia County, announced that it has received grants totaling $94,000 from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the NY State Regional Economic Development Council (REDC). The grants will be used to purchase theatrical lighting, new audience seating,…

Fairgame Arts Grants Awarded to 59 Organizations in 19 Counties

 The Upstate Theater Coalition for a Fairgame supports regional arts and cultural organizations  SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—APRIL 30, 2019—The Upstate Theater Coalition for a Fairgame has awarded Fairgame Arts Grants to 59 non-profit arts and cultural organizations in the three New York state casino regions—Capital, Catskills and Southern Tier/Finger Lakes. In February, groups in 27 counties were…