Adirondack A&E e-News # 103

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Touring the Adirondack Park in 2022 Summer Theatre Festival

The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts (ALCA) continues the 2022 Adirondack Lakes Summer Theatre Festival with our “Shakespeare in the Parks” production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream from July 29 through August 3.

For tickets and more information, go HERE.

NorthWind Fine Arts Gallery August Show

“Just Breathe: Painting the Adirondacks” by Susan Whiteman

NorthWind Fine Arts is pleased to showcase the work of oil painter Susan Whiteman during the month of August.

Meet the Artist! Susan will be in the gallery August 5, 9, 26 and 29.

Susan lives in the Adirondacks, and is one of the area’s plein air painters. Her work is inspired in part by the Hudson River School of painters, but has contemporary interpretive aspects that make her paintings unique.

More info on NorthWind Fine Arts gallery is HERE.

NorthWind Fine Arts Gallery, 85 Main Street, Saranac Lake

Final Week! “Wild at Heart” Exhibit at Tahawus

“Wild at Heart” closes on July 30th.

Last days to see this exhibit at Tahawus Gallery in Au Sable Forks with a spotlight on three 3 Adirondack artists, Rachel Finn, Alison Haas, and Sue Young. LCW described how these women “share their “adventures, suggest stories though images and sculpture, demonstrating how their environment incites creativity.”
Some works are for sale. Public Open Hours: Saturday 1-2:30pm. Or by appointment, almost any time:


Depot Theatre’s “Red” by Tim Rowland

There’s not too much about pretentious artists that hasn’t already been explored, but even by the breed standard, abstract expressionist Mark Rothko — as depicted in John Logan’s Red — takes the cake.

“I’m fascinated by me,” Rothko (played by Jeff Williams) chirps in the Depot Theatre’s second production of their 2022 season. The thing is, we’re fascinated by him too, as he rants, browbeats, erupts, interrupts, insults, and self-glorifies his way through two years spent in his Bowery studio in the late 1950s.

Rothko, a Russian Jew who immigrated to America in 1913, gained acclaim for his fields of color, and the intellectual battles contained therein. Red is based on actual events, following a storyline that is compelling in its own right, but also one that helps us understand what’s so special about red rectangles.

Read the full review HERE.

Thru August 7. More info and tickets HERE.

The Depot Theatre, 6705 Main Street, Westport

Ti’coustics playing at Ticonderoga Golf Course

Join us on Thursday, July 28th for live music from The Ti’coustics, a collective of local talent including Ed Raquett; Beth Melecci; Dan Rabideau and Terrina Cook with Brad Peria. They’ll be performing starting at 7 pm under the tent on our event lawn.

Ticonderoga Golf Course, 609 State Route 9N, Ticonderoga

Upcoming concerts by Ti’coustics:
August 11, Hague Beach 6:30 to 8:30
August 25, Emeralds II 7to 9

What’s New at Young’s Studio & Gallery

Join us for a gallery opening to celebrate some amazingly talented local artists!
Featured Artists:
Barry Lobdell
Georgeanne Gaffney
Mark Kurtz
Rob Mathers
Beverages and light refreshments provided!

ADK ArtRise, 62 Main Street, Saranac Lake

The Bookstore Plus Sidewalk Signings

Saturday, July 30, 3 – 6 pm

Meet L.R. Smolarek, author of the Adirondack for Ladies series, Adirondack Audacity, Audacity on the Water, Audacity of an Adirondack Summer, and “The Audacity of an Adirondack Christmas” and her middle grade book, Forest Keepers of the Adirondacks.

The Bookstore Plus, 2491 Main Street, Lake Placid

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