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Here you are on the APE website checking out all the totally rad things we do.  Hopefully you're marking your calendars or thinking of getting involved.  

One thing you can do sooooo easily is add a little cash to our coffers.  It doesn't have to be much.  We get donations from $5 to $10,000.  Every, and we mean EVERY, little bit helps!

Our programs are made possible by generous art lovers just like you.  So...



GEM Fest is right around the corner

GEM Fest is a little over a week away and we are soooo ready!!! What is GEM?  Man – it’s everything.  Here’s the short list of what you’ll get next weekend: Music at venues all over downtown Live theater Live art Family Festival Film Festival Live Comedy Vendors selling locally made wares And those are just generalizations.  There is so much to see and do over the two days of GEM and our advice is to plan NOW!  Here are a few schedules to help you wrap your mind around all the things you will be doing at GEM. So […]

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Outdoor Cinema is seeking Volunteers

APE’s Outdoor Cinema Season starts on July 5 and runs all the way to September 13!  Huge thanks to our season sponsors The Golub Foundation and Mean Max Brew Works!! Now we’re asking for your help.  It takes four people to set up the screen for each cinema night and we’re showing 11 films this summer!  In the past a few board members have managed to get the screen up each week but it would be so, so cool if we had a few reliable volunteers to help us out in case someone has to take a week off.  Are […]

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Seeking Vendors for GEM Fest

Have you heard?  GEM Fest is HUGE this year!  And we still have a few spots left for vendors looking for an opportunity to expand their business.  GEM Fest vendors will have their choice of setting up Saturday, July 27 on Glen Street (we’re shutting down the whole street) near our outdoor stage or in Glens Falls City Park for our newly added GEMbouree Family Festival which will run from 12-3pm. With events on the street, in local businesses, at The Park Theater and in City Park, we expect a huge turn out for this mostly free event so make […]

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