Wednesday, October 01, 2008

1st Friday This Weekend. Celebrate Our Youth

Friday, October 3, 2008 – 5th Anniversary Summer In The City, Youth Talent Exhibition at St. Joseph’s Church (38 Ten Broeck Street) as part of 1st Friday
Admission is FREE and the 1st Friday Trolley will provide complementary service to St. Joseph's Church every 30 minutes from 5:00pm – 8:30pm. The Summer In The City Exhibition celebrates the accomplishments of young people in Arbor Hill and other downtown neighborhoods, showcasing performing arts, multimedia, poetry, cultural knowledge projects, and more created during the summer of 2008. Also included will be selected pieces of art from Albany City Schools, sponsored by Albany Charity for Arts in Education. Call 935-4858 for more information.

Saturday, October 4, 2008 – Writing From Art, a Workshop & Reading Presented by the Hudson Valley Writers Guild and the Albany Institute of History & Art, co-sponsored by Historic Albany Foundation and The Arts Center of the Capital Region. Award winning Albany poet and teacher Therese Broderick, MFA will join with Erika Sanger, Director of Education of the Albany Institute of History & Art, to conduct a workshop where attendees are invited to take inspiration from the IMPRESSIONIST GIVERNY: American Painters in France, 1885-1915. A reception and reading of the works will be held Friday, November 7, 2008. The workshop is $25 for members or sponsors, $30 for the general public. Space is limited so reserve your spot by calling 463-4478 x404 or email

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