CultureFest Brings Great Sights, Sounds, Tastes and Smells To Utica!


Saturday April 13, 2013 from noon to 4 p.m. you can enjoy one of the premier collection of the international food, music and crafts that showcases what makes Utica the “International City of Central New York.”  Food Sampling from Central New York’s local and international restaurants, a collection of artisans and craftsmen and demonstrations of dance, music and art brings a world of culture into one place.

The venue for this popular event is the historic Stanley Theatre.  The Stanley was built in 1928 and is one of Upstate New York’s grandest old movie palaces.  It is said that the exquisite grand staircase was modeled after the one found on the Titanic ocean liner.  It’s old time “vaudeville” marquee is one of Uitca’s most enduring landmarks.


Where: The Stanley Theatre, 259 Genesee Street, Utica, NY

When: Saturday April 13, 2013

When: Noon to 4 p.m.

Tickets are $10.00 which includes admission and a “sampling card”

About "Big Chuck"

Hi folks, this is "Big Chuck" here. I love Upstate New York! I have written several books about the region, do a lot of public speaking around the state, am an award-winning radio broadcaster (since 1989), write a bi-monthly newspaper column and give walking tours of Cooperstown, N.Y. Yes, I do keep busy! I hope we can share some Upstate stories on this blog! If you would like to take a look at my series of Upstate New York books visit
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