Art & Entertainment

2019 QuickChek Festival of Ballooning Huge Success

Posted July 31, 2019 by Len Rapoport

The New Jersey QuickChek Festival of Ballooning is the largest festival of its kind in the state of New Jersey. Held each year at the Soldberg Airport in Readington, NJ, this festival boasts over 100,000 visitors and hundreds of sponsoring companies giving guests free samples of their food. Loads of food choices with food trucks and of course QuickCheks massive operation offering food and drinks.

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Entertainment

New York’s 2014 Persian Day Parade Celebrates Iranian Culture and Pride

Posted April 14, 2014 by Len Rapoport

IPA president Len Rapoport, covers the 2014 Persian Day Parade in New York celebrating the Iranian New Year Nowruz. Stunning images of the parade with the colorful floats and participants are included. Over 200 images and video too make this the best coverage of the parade on the internet. See it on IPA’s magazine IMPress.

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Artist

Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore at the MET—Opera Buffa with Enlightening Elegance

Posted March 17, 2013 by Ellen Gilmer

This season’s Metropolitan Opera production of Gaetano Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore is a dynamic and dazzling combination of vocal splendor, bright and engaging acting and compelling staging. With the brilliant and unparalleled principal cast of Anna Netrebko as Adina, the farm owner and great beauty; Matthew Polenzani as Nemorino, a youthful villager; Mariusz Kwiecien as Sergeant Belcore; and Erwin Schrott as Doctor Dulcamara, this production is the epitome of the impassioned, yet effervescent and lighthearted comedic opera Donizetti and librettist Felice Romani intended it to be.

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Culture & Art

New York’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade-2019

Posted March 20, 2019 by Len Rapoport

The 2016 NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade on 5th Avenue. IMPress Magazine with Andy Peeke and Len Rapoport covered the parade for IMPress Magazine an International Press Association publication. Over 150,000 marched in the parade and millions watched the parade in person and through broadcasts around the world. See our photos and video of this parade now.

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Equipment

Litepanels® Adds Punch to “60 Years of Cinerama” Shoot

Posted October 13, 2012 by pressrelease

an Nuys, California: October 11, 2012 – It might be the era of digital cameras, but Hollywood still has a sense of history, often paying tribute to the groundbreaking technology that has brought the industry to this point. Recently, cinematographer John Hora, ASC and co-cinematographer Douglas Knapp came together to make the first Cinerama film […]

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Culture & Art

Doha’s Sheikh Faisal Museum Blends Islamic Civilization with Qatari Heritage Treasures

Posted October 17, 2012 by IMPress Archives

  he open door of a castle wall beckons us into the Hall of Islamic Arts. I was unprepared for what was to follow during the next two and a half hours. I literally found something new around each corner leading into yet another new hall of artifacts. The Sheikh Faisal Museum is a place […]

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Concert

New Jersey Balloon Festival Celebrates 30 Years July 27-29th

Posted July 25, 2012 by pressrelease

Article Photo Credit: Len Rapoport READINGTON, NJ — The Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning in Association with PNC Bank, the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America, celebrates its 30th festival July 27-28-29, 2012. The three day Festival at Solberg Airport in Readington in Hunterdon County features twice a […]

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Entertainment

New York’s 6th Ave Street Festival – Causes Massive Traffic Jam

Posted April 6, 2014 by Len Rapoport

Find out how a beautiful Spring day in New York City can be fun for consumers but a massive nightmare for drivers. This street festival caused a massive traffic jam and emergency vehicles had no way of navigating through this mess.

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Concerts

SunFest Announces Headliners to Perform at 30th Anniversary Festival

Posted April 27, 2012 by Evan Rapoport

est Palm Beach, Fla., March 8, 2012- SunFest, Florida’s largest music, art and waterfront festival, announces national acts scheduled to headline at the 30th annual event being held May 2-6, along scenic Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach. National acts scheduled to perform include Counting Crows, Creed, Pitbull, The Fray, Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, […]

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