Cause for Applause

Join Orange County officials and recipients of the 2010 Orange Arts Grant, funded by the County of Orange at “Cause for Applause”, a public event showcasing local art and creativity on Sunday, July 24 from 12:30 – 4:30pm.

The event is an opportunity to enjoy the work of artists from all corners of our county in one place, on one day. Come be inspired by the wealth of creativity right here in beautiful Orange County. “It will be a day for a collective pat on the back, joyous sharing, the making of beautiful noise and exceptional performances – where ALL are Orange County’s cause for applause” says Melanie Gold, grant recipient and event organizer.

•From 12:30 to 1:30 pm, enjoy an informal mixer with a chance to learn about artists and arts organizations from many disciplines.
•From 1:30 to 3:30 pm, enjoy performances, presentations, music and more.
•From 3:30 to 4:30 another chance to mingle with artists, performers, and special guests

When: Sunday, July 24th, 2011 from 12:30 – 4:30 pm
Where: The Railroad Playhouse, 27 South Water Street, Newburgh, NY 12550
Price: $20 suggested donation – go to artists and the theater to cover operating costs.

Today’s award-winning participants:
“Summer Concert Series” – Storm King Arts Center
“” – Lindsey Graham
“Greenwood Lake Greetings Outdoor Exhibit” – Melanie Gold
Cornwall String Ensemble – Gregory Phillips
Teen Touring Company – Newburgh Performing Arts Academy
“Trees of Orange County Exhibit” – Orange County Citizen’s Foundation
“Women Who Rock Series” – Valley Contemporary Dance Company
“Plein Air Painting Classes” – Wallkill River School & Gallery
“East End Stories” – Eileen MacAvery Kane
“2010 Concert Series” – Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra
“Why Are We Still Having This Conversation: Orange County Women Speak Out” –
Miles Out Entertainment – Marisa Miles/Colson
“Warwick Valley Jazz Festival” – Skyelight Entertainment
“Pop-Up Gallery” – Jackie Skrzynski
“Music and Culture of Ghana: A Hands-On Experience” – Maxwell Kofi Donkor
“Alice in Wonderland” – PEP Productions
“Looking at Art With Heart (Wally’s Way)” – Wallace MacGuire
“2010 Concert Series” – Music in Central Valley
“Waves Across the Pond: Emerging Music in the Tides of Technology” – Neil Alexander
“Cornerstone Arts Alliance”- Christopher Dean Sullivan and Ken Tschan
“Pop Music in the Age of Poe” – Newburgh Free Library