Adirondack A&E e-News # 140

LPCA Presents An Evening with Fran Lebowitz

In conversation with Ellen Rocco at the Strand Center Theatre

Thursday, October 27, 2022, 7:30 – 10 pm

Join the LPCA at The Strand Theatre in Plattsburgh for this unique conversation with the legendary Fran Lebowitz.

In a cultural landscape filled with endless pundits and talking heads, author and journalist, Fran Lebowitz stands out as one of our most insightful social commentators.

Her essays and interviews offer her acerbic views on current events and the media – as well as pet peeves including tourists, baggage-claim areas, after-shave lotion, adults who roller skate, children who speak French, or anyone who is unduly tan.

For her North Country debut, Fran will chat with local icon Ellen Rocco and field audience questions. Ellen is the former station manager of North Country Public Radio.

More info and purchase tickets HERE.

Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff St., Plattsburgh

The Strand Theatre in Hudson Falls Presents

Lobby Concert: Alan Dunham and Liz Winge

Monday, October 24, 2022, 7 – 8:30 pm, Free

Acoustic duo specializing in tight harmonies singing favorites from the 60s through now. We also have 6 original CDs and are constantly writing & recording

Strand Theatre, 210 Main Street, Hudson Falls

Warren County Historical Society Offers History on a Thumb Drive

More than 90 history publications in digital form on a computer thumb drive are now available from the WCHS.

“Many people who like to collect history books will find this a convenient way to add to their collection as it takes up little space,” as Executive Director Don Rittner explains. “There are books on the natural and human history of Warren County, some going back to the early 19th century, and two 19th century maps that we can print that are suitable for framing,” he added.

The Thumb Drive which can be used on PCs as well as a Macintosh computer comes on a 16 gigabit thumb drive and there is room for more that can be added by the owner. The price of the thumb drive is $20 plus tax and shipping. Contact the Society HERE to order.

Poetry on Broadway: Jon Sands, Karl Michael Iglesias, and Felicia Cade

Thursday, October 27, 7 pm, Free (though donations accepted!)

Witness three unforgettable performances as ACW presents spoken word poets Jon Sands, Karl Michael Iglesias, and Felicia Cade. This is a reading for poetry that is not only powerful on the page, but a marvel to hear on the mic. Don’t miss this chance to hear these rockstars of the literary arts bring down the house at Adirondack Center for Writing.

More info and register HERE.

Adirondack Center for Writing, 15 Broadway, Saranac Lake

Tupper Arts, 106 Park Street, Tupper Lake

For hours and info, go HERE.

TAUNY’s Online Auction Fundraiser

October 22 – November 6

Featuring a wide range of unique arts and crafts, handmade wares, gift cards, and unique North Country experiences.

TAUNY’s fundraiser auction will be held via online auction platform Galabid – with a live bidding opening date of October 22nd 2022.

Items and experiences to be auctioned are perfect for holiday gift-giving and include a gallon of maple syrup, handmade jewelry, ceramics and art by creators featured in the TAUNY FolkStore, season tickets to SLU Men’s Hockey, one-of-kind handknits, gift cards and memberships to area stores and attractions,guided nature walks, music lessons, an ice fishing trip, a historic photo of downtown Canton, ski passes, a horse-drawn sleigh ride, quilted balsam pillows, and much more.

This special online fundraiser is organized by TAUNY’s Board of Directors, and all proceeds will support TAUNY and its programs at the TAUNY Center and across the North Country and Adirondacks.

To preview listings and register your bidding account: Get started on Galabid HERE and click on Register and follow the instructions.

Fall Lecture Series – Chris Murphy of Trout Power

October 22, 2 – 3 pm, $5

Chris Murphy is president of Trout Power, a nonprofit dedicated to studying native brook trout strains and connecting anglers to science.

Trout Power aims to locate the native strains through the help of volunteers and works to protect their Adirondack legacy.

The Lecture series is sponsored by the Adirondack Council and is free to students from Paul Smith’s College and NCCC,

Paul Smith’s VIC, 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths

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