While it seems like the summer Saratoga Performing Arts Center season just wrapped up, SPAC has already announced an exciting addition to the 2014 season. Russia's legendary Bolshoi Ballet will perform at SPAC for the summer of 2014. SPAC is one of only 3 U.S. locations to be graced with a performance by the prestigious Bolshoi company.
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FREE tickets to Kid Rock and ZZ Top -- enter a ticket giveaway for an amazing SPAC concert! You'll be impressed by these two interesting and important icons of rock music in America.
The Lil' Wayne SPAC concert with TI was positively the cat's meow this past Saturday, right here in Saratoga Springs NY! The juxtaposition of two of rap's great visionaries, Lil' Wayne and TI, was incomprehensibly sensational.
Vermont-based Northshire Bookstore will open a new location in Saratoga Springs August 5, featuring several exciting community events this summer!
Local artist, Tom Myott joins in the celebration with a showing of 'Hats Off to 150 Years' - a collection of original paintings celebrating the Saratoga racing tradition on display at Gallery at Silverwood.
Painting in a series of strokes and dashes, Myott has the ability to capture the excitement and action of a day at the races using a myriad of lush, vibrant colors.
Saratoga En Pointe Brings Ballet Shoe Art to Saratoga
Saratoga has long been known for its glorification of horses, but another popular part of Saratoga culture is dance. The city plays host to the annual Dance Flurry Festival, along with elaborate galas, the National Museum of Dance and the New York City Ballet summer season.
Anyone who has been to Saratoga in the past ten years is sure to have seen the 23 Saratoga fiberglass horses that have decorated the streets downtown since 2002; so it was about time they did the same to recognize Saratoga's dance culture!
Well this May, the streets became even more lively because The National Museum of Dance has selected 24 artists for a project called Saratoga En Pointe! Each artist decorated a five-foot tall fiberglass ballet shoe sculpture. These fiberglass ballet shoes are displayed throughout the City of Saratoga at select locations. The creations were unveiled on May 31, 2013.
Have You Got Talent? Saratoga County Fair is looking for you!
The Saratoga County Fair is looking for contestants for the amazing Talent Competitions during the 172nd Saratoga County Fair the week of July 16-21, 2013.
SaratogaArtsFest, will be held from June 6-9 this year. Events and activities designed to inspire readers, writers, and poetry lovers will be presented. There is sure to be an ample number of opportunities for young people to engage with literature.
Poetry and jazz will be the focus of Saratoga Literary Arts and Music (SLAM) on Saturday, June 8 at 9 p.m. to midnight, at Sperry's Restaurant Patio on Caroline Street in Downtown Saratoga Springs. The evening will offer poetry readings and high-energy jazz performances.
Saratoga.com announces Writing from the Heart, a new blog by Chrissy O'Reilly, a local poet and teacher!