LOOKING BACK: KINGSTON COMMUNITY BLOCK PARTY

Written by Mike Rice on Apr 9th, 2016 in News and Events | No Comments

The 4th annual Kingston Community Block Party, now called the Kingston Multicultural Festival, will be happening this year, as always, the first Sunday in June, June 5th, from 1 to 5 p.m., in T.R. Gallo Park, Kingston’s waterfront park at the base of Broadway and West Strand.  We will bring you the schedule of the day’s events as soon as […]

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IMMIGRANT GIFTS: SCHEDULE IN A NUTSHELL

Written by Mike Rice on Apr 8th, 2016 in News and Events | No Comments

WHAT:          Immigrant Gifts to America, a month-long art exhibition with related presentations. WHERE:      Arts Society of Kingston, 97 Broadway, Kingston, N.Y. CHARGE:     Free and open to the public.  WHOSE ART:  Joseph Garlock, “outsider artist” painter and sculptor, and immigrant artist members of ASK, including José Acosta (Cuba),  Gülnar Babayeva (Azerbaijan), María Elena Ferrer (Venezuela/Spain), Franz Heigemeir (Germany), Philip Monteleoni (Italy), […]

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IMMIGRANT GIFTS TO AMERICA, May 7 – 31

Written by Mike Rice on Apr 8th, 2016 in News and Events | No Comments

Expressions of immigrant experiences, narratives of displacement, contributions to culture and struggles of acculturation will be presented in a free exhibition and related events in Kingston, N.Y., from May 7 to 31.  Immigrant Gifts to America — presented by the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History together with the Arts Society of Kingston and the James Cox Gallery at […]

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PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE KINGSTON COMMUNITY BLOCK PARTY- June 7, 2015, 1-5 p.m.

Written by Mike Rice on Jun 1st, 2015 in News and Events | No Comments

Please join us June 7, 2015, 1-5 pm, for the 3rd Annual Kingston Community Block party, the annual multicultural festival hosted by the Reher Center.  The day will be filled with music, dance, ethnic cuisine, children’s craft activities and a lot more.  The performance schedule is as follows: 1:00-1:20- Spirit of Thunderheart (Native American drumming) 1:25-1:45- Eduardo Parra (Latino singer […]

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3RD ANNUAL KINGSTON COMMUNITY BLOCK PARTY- JUNE 7, 1-5 PM

Written by Mike Rice on Jun 1st, 2015 in News and Events | No Comments

The third annual Kingston Community Block Party, will be held at T.R. Gallo West Strand Park from 1 to 5 p.m. on June 7th. This multicultural festival hosted by the Reher Center, will feature live ethnic music, dance and comedy, along with multicultural handicrafts, children’s activities, food and drinks. The free multicultural event — the only event of its type between […]

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MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

Written by Mike Rice on Jun 7th, 2014 in News and Events | No Comments

Just a reminder: join us this Sunday, June 8th, for our multicultural festival, the Kingston Community Block Party.  The festival will run from noon to 4 p.m. in T.R. Gallo West Strand Park at the base of Broadway along the waterfront.  Read about the event in Friday’s Kingston Daily Freeman. Performance Schedule  Noon Spirit of Thunderheart (Native American drumming) 12:20 […]

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KINGSTON COMMUNITY BLOCK PARTY-HELP US SPREAD THE WORD

Written by Mike Rice on May 30th, 2014 in News and Events | No Comments

  Hear about the Kingston Community Block Party on WAMC

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Block Party on WAMC’s Roundtable with Joe Donahue

Written by Mike Rice on May 27th, 2014 in News and Events | No Comments

Geoff Miller, Chair of the Reher Center, and Gerry Harrington, a volunteer working on the upcoming multicultural festival, the Kingston Community Block Party, appeared together on WAMC’s Rountable with Joe Donahue.  To hear the interview, click on  WAMC. Don’t forget to join us, Sunday, June 8, from 12 to 4 p.m., at  T.R. Gallo West Strand Park on the Rondout […]

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Join Us for the 2nd Annual Kingston Community Block Party, June 8th, noon – 4 p.m.

Written by Mike Rice on May 3rd, 2014 in News and Events | No Comments

What better way to enjoy a late spring Sunday afternoon than along the banks of the Rondout Creek, at T.R. Gallo Park, joining in the celebration of multiculturalism at the second annual Kingston Community Block Party, organized by the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History. The event is a free, family-friendly, multicultural festival which will feature live ethnic music, […]

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2nd Annual Block Party to Celebrate Diversity

Written by Mike Rice on Feb 6th, 2014 in News and Events | No Comments

The Block Party committee will hold its first meeting to organize this year’s event on February 20th. The Block Party is scheduled for June 8, 2014, and will be held, once again, at T. R. Gallo Park, Kingston’s waterfront park at the bottom of Broadway and West Strand. The committee meetings are open to all community members who would like […]

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