Sunday, January 17, 2016

'Wine & Dine for the Arts' raises another $120,000

The 7th annual "Albany Chefs’ Food & Wine Festival: Wine & Dine for the Arts" raised approximately $120,000 for local arts groups this year.

Precise figures for the extravaganza, held this weekend at the Hilton Albany, will be reported in a few weeks after all accounting is completed.

Major beneficiaries of the fundraiser will be the Albany Barn, Capital Repertory Theatre, Palace Theatre, and Park Playhouse. Also to be assisted are the Albany Center Gallery, Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany Symphony, EBA Dance, Grand Street Community Arts, and Upstate Artist Guild.

In its seven-year run, the festival has raised more than $660,000.

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