The renovated lumberyard, or ADI/Lumberyard — which will include a black-box theater, studios and housing — will join a growing list of upstate satellites to the New York City dance world. — NYT
Siobhan Burke reports on the planned new home, for American Dance Institute in Catskill, NYC. With the new space, ADI hopes to grow it's incubator/residency program.See also for an earlier announcement with a few details.
[The Catskills] could become a lot flashier, thanks to [Sherry Li's] proposal for the area: a multibillion-dollar "China City of America," complete with an amusement park, mansions, a casino, retail centers, a college, and more. [...]
The Center for Immigration Studies wrote a comprehensive take-down of "China City," criticizing the project's potential for environmental disruption, dubious promise of job creation, and possible role as a stalking horse for the Chinese government. — The Atlantic Cities
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