Adirondack A&E e-News # 109

Peter Hornbeck Tribute Show

A great show of exceptional artwork to honor a dear friend!

Sarah Yeoman

At Abanakee Studios in Indian Lake, through September 3
With Tom Bessette, Terry DeArmas, Kathleen Larkin, Joann Quinlivan, Dan Way, Sarah Yeoman, and Jane Zilka.

More info on Abanakee Stuios HERE.

Abanakee Studios, Route 28 and LaVergne Road, Indian Lake

The Tannery Pond Center is excited to announce that Candice Murray has been hired as the new Executive Director. Murray brings 25 years of experience working for non-profit organizations in numerous capacities.

Read more HERE.

Tannery Pond Center, 228 Main Street , North Creek

Emma Goldman: An Exceedingly Dangerous Woman

Film Showing, Thursday, August 11 at 7 pm

For nearly half a century, Russian emigrant Emma Goldman was the most controversial woman in America, taunting the mainstream with her fervent attacks on government, big business, and war.

To the tabloids, she was “Red Emma, queen of the anarchists,” but many admired Goldman for her defense of labor rights, women’s emancipation, birth control, and free speech. Directed and written by Mel Bucklin, PBS, 2004, 60 mins.

Doors open at 6:30 pm. Covid-19 vaccination is strongly recommended and masks are encouraged. Masks will be available. Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Adirondack History Museum, 7590 Court Street, Elizabethtown

Adirondack Family Book Festival

August 20, 2022, 9:30 am – 4 pm

See the full schedule and more info HERE.

John Brown Farm State Historic Site, 115 John Brown Rd, Lake Placid

The Elusive Wild Sculptures & Paintings by PJ LaBarge

Through Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022

Adirondack Artist PJ LaBarge is drawn to the untamed wild of the Adirondacks, and through her long career, has managed to capture the natural life that lives around us. This August, visit the Tupper Arts Center to experience her mastery in bronze sculptures and painted works.

More info HERE.

Tupper Arts, 106 Park Street, Tupper Lake

Lake George Music Festival

The 2022 KAWF celebrates writing in all of its forms—Including erasure, visual poetry, and collage…

In erasure poetry, also known as blackout poetry, the poet takes an existing text and erases, blacks out, or obscures a large portion of the text, creating a wholly new work from what remains. (from

Learn to make a poem without writing a single word! Using nature texts and found objects, Visiting Writer Erin Dorney will guide participants through the process of making an erasure poem. All materials provided—with your permission, we’ll share a photo of your poem on ACW’s Instagram.

Saturday, August 20, 1-3 pm
ArtRise: 62 Main Street, Saranac Lake
Free (Registration for Kickass Writers Festival suggested) Register HERE.

Adirondack Regional Theatre & Chazy Music Theatre Present

Tomorrow, Thursday, August 11, 7:30 pm is opening night for Tebelak & Scwartz’s musical “GODSPELL” at the Essex Theatre Company (next to the ferry dock), Essex, NY, presented by .

Other performances are Friday, August 12 & Saturday, August 13, at 7:30 pm and Sunday, August 14 at 2 pm. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased through the ETC website HERE or at the door.

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