Adirondack A&E e-News # 171

Essex County Arts Council’s 2022 Celebration the Arts CAP Projects now available

Essex County Arts Council’s Cultural Assistance Program (CAP) regrant, is funded annually by the Essex County Board of Supervisors, with additional funding provided by generous individual Arts Council donors. In 2022, over 40 organizations received CAP grants, and with this vital funding have been able to continue to provide events of all types that enhance the quality of life and assist the economic development of our communities.

The 2022 Celebration includes highlights of 2022 CAP-funded programs, organized by town.

You can view it HERE.

A Concise History of Classical Music

Winter Speaker Series co-hosted by Tupper Arts and the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.

Friday, January 6, Jan. 6 at 7 pm

Dr. Harold Rosenbaum, founder of The New York Virtuoso Singers and part-year resident of Tupper Lake, will present a talk he is calling “A Concise History of Classical Music,” an hour and a half lecture and demonstration at the piano on the development of classical music from the medieval period to the present. This talk will be followed by a Q & A session.

Recognized among the premier interpreters of choral music, Dr. Rosenbaum is the recipient of many awards including Columbia University’s Ditson Conductor’s Award. He has conducted at Tanglewood, Juilliard, and in every major NYC Hall with choirs plus the Orchestra of St. Luke’s and the Brooklyn Philharmonic. He founded The Harold Rosenbaum Choral Conducting Institute, ChoralFest USA, and Virtuoso Choral Recordings. His book, A Practical Guide to Choral Conducting, will be published this fall by Routledge. Dr. Rosenbaum’s choirs appear on 44 commercial CDs. He is active as a guest conductor, clinician, and lecturer. Read more about him HERE.

FREE to the public; Recommended donation of $10 to benefit programming at both Tupper Arts and the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.

Tupper Arts Center, 106 Park St, Tupper Lake

Adirondack Artists Guild Exhibit Reception

Friday, January 6, 5 – 8 pm

In celebration of the 2023 FISU World University Games, which are based in Lake Placid this coming January, the Adirondack Artists Guild is hosting a special exhibit, “Winter Game.” Several artists have been invited to participate, including photographers who have photographed Olympic Games and World Cup events in the past.

Artists include photographers Nancie Battaglia, Rick Godin, Lou Reuter and Mark Kurtz as well as pastel artist Ingrid VanSlyke and painter Sandra Hildreth.

Learn more HERE.

Adirondack Artists Guild, 52 Main St, Saranac Lake

Ti’coustics on January 5 and 19

We are pleased to bring in 2023 with Ti’coustics events on the first and third Thursday of the month. This means that we will have a “Ti’round” event from 6-8 pm on Thursday, January 5, and a regular show from 6-8 pm on Thursday, January 19. Both will be at the Knights of Columbus at 103 Montcalm Street in Ticonderoga, with a bar at the Knights of Columbus and take-out pizza and other Italian cuisine close by that you can bring in.

Ti’Round has the musicians in a circle, with the lead and the choice of song passing around the circle. Anyone who doesn’t want to play an instrument is welcome to sing along, or just enjoy the music.

More about Ti’coustics HERE.

Adirondack Regional Theatre Presents

Pottery Date Night: Pinch Pot Partners

Thursday, January 5, 2023, 5:30 – 8 pm

What could be more fun than making pottery with your sweetie or bestie? We will have a themed project each month. January’s project will be a pair of expressive pinch pot characters (images forthcoming).

Registration fee covers two people: includes clay, access to studio tools during class, and one drink ticket each.

More info and register HERE.

View Center for Arts and Culture, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge

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