First Night http://wamc.org en Communities Across Region Celebrate First Night http://wamc.org/post/communities-across-region-celebrate-first-night <p></p><p></p><p>First Night Celebrations are planned across New York’s North Country and Vermont today. Tue, 31 Dec 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 80933 at http://wamc.org Communities Across Region Celebrate First Night Traditional Events Mark The End Of 2013 In Western Mass. http://wamc.org/post/traditional-events-mark-end-2013-western-mass <p>People in the Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts will have an opportunity to celebrate the last day of 2013 and bring in 2014 at several long-standing events</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> A year ago there were concerns <a href="http://www.firstnightnorthampton.org/">First Night Northampton</a> might not survive, but the event with an eclectic mix of music and art is taking place today for the 29<sup>th</sup> consecutive year.&nbsp; There are a record 22 venues and hundreds of performers throughout the city’s downtown.</p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 17:13:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 80926 at http://wamc.org Traditional Events Mark The End Of 2013 In Western Mass. Organizers Announce First Night Saratoga 2014 http://wamc.org/post/organizers-announce-first-night-saratoga-2014 <p></p><p>Saratoga Arts is returning for its fourth year as the organizing body for First Night, a citywide New Year’s Eve celebration in the Spa City that is entering its 18<sup>th</sup> year.</p><p></p><p>Joel Reed, Executive Director of Saratoga Arts, said this year, more than 70 regional and touring performing acts will provide music, entertainment, and children’s activities at more than 20 venues throughout Saratoga Springs, and around 40 percent of the acts this year are joining in for the first time.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 20:37:59 +0000 Lucas Willard 78976 at http://wamc.org Organizers Announce First Night Saratoga 2014 Communities Gear Up For First Night Celebrations...or Not http://wamc.org/post/communities-gear-first-night-celebrationsor-not <p></p><p>First Night celebrations are approaching as communities plan to ring in the new year Monday night.&nbsp; In our region, one city celebrates its 30th First Night, while another cuts back on the festival. Fri, 28 Dec 2012 17:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 54679 at http://wamc.org Communities Gear Up For First Night Celebrations...or Not