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The 2016 Wine & Dine event information:
On January 14 - 16, 2016, The City of Albany will host the 7th Anniversary Albany Chefs' Food & Wine Festival presented by Adirondack Appliance at the Hilton Albany. The 2016 Festival will bring together over 70 Innovative Chefs, 250 Global Wine, Spirit & NYS Craft Beer companies. Festival attendees will savor the finest in culinary offerings, as well as have the opportunity to attend high profile seminars.
2016 marks the seventh year of the highly anticipated Albany Chef's Food & Wine Festival, a three-day festival that markets Albany's restaurants, chefs, and their innovative cuisine; educates consumers on healthy, sustainable agriculture; and provides sustainable funding for the support and preservation of the not-for-profit arts community in Albany, NY.
2016 Festival Events:
Thursday, January 14, 2016 | City Hall | 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Friday, January 15, 2016 | Hilton Albany | 4 - 8 PM
Friday, January 16, 2016 | 90 State Events | 8 - 11 PM
Saturday, January 16, 2016 | Hilton Albany | 11 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday, January 16, 2016 | Hilton Albany | 12 - 4 PM
Saturday, January 16, 2016 | Hilton Albany | 6 PM
To learn more about the event, purchase tickets, or to learn more about the arts organizations this event supports, please visit www.albanywinefest.com.
Albany Barn, in partnership with the Albany Housing Authority and the City of Albany, has re-purposed the long-abandoned St. Joseph's Academy, located on North Swan Street in the City's Arbor Hill neighborhood, into a vibrant creative arts incubator and community art center called "The Barn." The Barn, which opened in April 2014, consists of 22 subsidized live/work apartments for artists and over 13,000 square feet of low cost work and rehearsal suites, a recording studio, and ample exhibition, performance and programming space.
Capital Repertory Theatre's mission is to create meaningful theatre with an authentic connection to the community we serve. We offer extraordinary experiences to young people of the region that support NY State's education goals and standards and help young people to increase critical thinking, self-esteem, courage and personal skills for lifelong success. Capital Rep works to be a strategic player in the dialogue about the role of the arts in our schools, community, region and nation.
The Palace is proud to be the home of the ASO, and also the new home of Park Playhouse's administrative offices through shared service agreements which make PPH, the Palace and the ASOmore sustainable by sharing resources. The Palace will continue its tradition of providing free school-time programming for local students. The Palace regularly opens its door to non-profit-based and community-minded events, regularly hosting fund-raisers, benefit concerts and civic events such as Eat Health Albany and The Big Read, and partnering with great charitable organizations such as The Ronald McDonald House Charities. The Palace Theater also hosts annual events for local Dance Companies and arts schools such as The Music Studio and Eleanor's School of The Dance. The Palace also opens its doors to individuals in the community for events such as weddings and photo shoots, and to local corporations who wish to use the theatre for company events.
Park Playhouse augments the quality of life for a diverse audience in the Capital District by producing free musicals and plays in an outdoor setting, and providing arts education programs to young people in the community. By providing free admission at our productions, we make theatre an all-inclusive art form, accessible to people from all walks of life and socio-economic backgrounds. Our education programs teach valuable life lessons about collaboration and teamwork, while helping to train the area's next generation of theatre artists. Since our inception in 1989, over one million audience members have enjoyed a performance free of charge in Park Playhouse's 2,000-seat amphitheater in Albany's historic Washington Park. Park Playhouse takes a leadership role in enhancing the cultural landscape of New York's Capital Region and making the arts accessible to both residents and guests of our community.