Adirondack A&E e-News # 172

Great news: you can now attend virtually!

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, 7 pm

Coming up this Friday! In person at Tupper Arts (106 Park Street, Tupper Lake) or now through Zoom! For more information and a link to view in Zoom, go HERE.

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

SLC Arts Call for Online Poetry Exhibit

SLC Arts is calling for poetry submissions for its 2023 “Poetry Thursday” online exhibit series to be posted through the SLC Arts social media platforms (@slcartsny), which will feature one poem a week on an ongoing basis throughout the year.

Poems should reflect the North Country of New York or be written by poets who have lived or are living in the North Country. All forms and lengths are welcome. The call for submissions officially opens on January 1, 2023 and will remain open indefinitely. Submissions can be made through SLC Arts’ submittable, which can be found HERE.

We ask that you attach 1-5 poems to your submission form; do not include your name and contact information on the poem attachments to ensure a fair jurying process. You are welcome to submit an original photograph or painting to pair with your poem, but it is not a requirement and will not impact poem selection.

Poems will be curated by Creatives Rebuild New York Poet Karyn Crispo, MFA.

SLC Arts Council, 2 Park Street, Potsdam

Save Our Winter Opening Reception

Friday, January 6th, 5-7 pm

The Save Our Winter juried exhibition (January 6 thru
February25) is created in partnership with the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, Six Nations Iroquois Cultural Center, and The Wild Center, to be presented with Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games. It seeks to leverage creativity, science, and passion for the natural world and lifestyles we’re accustomed to, to create both a sense of urgency and also a feeling of hopefulness.

Details are HERE.

Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid

Our AuSable Valley Senior Class family-friendly fundraiser improv comedy show is this Saturday at 7 pm! Join us for a new year laugh fest on January 7!

Completely Stranded, Plattsburgh’s Premiere Improv Comedy Troupe, has been delighting audiences, in New York and Vermont, for over 15 years with their unconventional sketch comedy. Featuring Merritt Billiter, Jason Borrie, Andrew Ducharme, and Tiana Saroj, this entertaining bunch performs in the short form improvisation style of the hit television show Whose Line Is It Anyway? They create on-the-spot characters and situations from the wacky, unpredictable suggestions of YOU, the audience, through the use of acting games such as “Party Quirks,” “Film, Theatre, TV Styles,” and “Sound Effects.” Without using a script, Completely Stranded creates fully improvised, side-splitting entertainment everyone is sure to enjoy.

AuSable Valley Middle High School, 1490 State Hwy 9N, Keeseville

There’s Snow Place Like The Wild Center this Winter

So much is happening at the Wild Center! Here’s just two:

Kicksledding Returns To Wild Center Trails
Kick, push, glide, zip. If you’ve never tried the traditional Scandanavian mode of transportation, now is the perfect time! Kicksled rentals are free with Wild Center admission all winter-long.

Wild Lights
Wander into our enchanting, illuminated, winter wonderland to explore the sights and sounds of Wild Lights, presented by Merrill L. Thomas, Inc. Thousands of lights transforms our campus into a twinkling, family-friendly experience that is sure to become a holiday tradition for North Country families. Info and tickets HERE.

The Wild Center, 45 Museum Dr, Tupper Lake

Winter Clay Sculptures with Sara Lynch

Nancy Wilder Palmateer Memorial Children’s Workshop

Saturday, January 14, 2-4 pm

Kids are invited to come make a snow person or creature with local artist Sara Lynch. Sara will help participants make winter-themed sculptures from air dry clay and sustainably collected natural materials. Sculptures will be damp but ready to take home that day. Participants are encouraged to bring a box to protect their creations on their way home.

Children under 5 will need an adult to assist them. Registration is encouraged to reserve a place in the workshop, but drop-in participants are welcome if space is available.

This workshop is free of charge thanks to the generous support of the Nancy Wilder Palmateer Foundation.

Register HERE.

Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY), 53 Main St, Canton

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