Adirondack A&E e-News # 182

“Where can you find live music, free ham and beer? January Jams in Upper Jay”

North Country Public Radio spotlights January Jams

Read or listen to Emily Russell’s profile of the Upper Jay Art Center’s January Jams HERE.

The last January Jam will be Sunday, January 29, 2 – 6 pm.

Upper Jay Art Center, 12198 9N (North), Upper Jay

Friday Night Writes + How to Get a Literary Agent (and Why)

February 3 – 7 pm, at ACW and Online via Zoom, FREE

Join us for a happy hour of writing at ACW. We’re hosting a casual, drop-in writing session for writers of all genres and experience levels. It’s a chance to use our comfy space and helpful writing resources, so that you can get some writing done before the weekend starts. Plus, you’ll meet other writers and build your community.

Friday Night Writes also features a 30-minute guest writer talk and up to 30-minute q&a, from 6 – 7 pm. February’s guest writer talk will be about the process of getting a literary agent with author and literary agent, Justin Brouckaert of Aevitas Creative Management.

Details and register HERE.

Adirondack Center for Writing | 15 Broadway, Saranac Lake

Poster & T-Shirt Design Contest—win $100!

Create a poster or T-shirt design for the Saranac 3P’S race. T-shirts design is open to ages 5-12 Poster design is open to 12+ All entries are to be submitted by 7 pm 2.10.23 @ artrise.

More info and register HERE.

ADK ArtRise, 62 Main St, Saranac Lake

Intro to Ceramics Class

Mondays, 5 – 7:30 pm, Feb 6, Feb 13, Feb 20, Feb 27, March 6, $250.00 – $250.00 including fees

A great starting place for folks who are interested in wheel throwing! This 5 week course introduces students to throwing on the wheel, trimming work, surface design techniques, glazing and a week of handbuilding that can be used to incorporate into wheelwork or on its own.

Week 1: Ceramic studio etiquette and safety, intro to throwing
Week 2: Trimming
Week 3: Surface design & glazing
Week 4: Hand building techniques
Week 5: Glaze glaze glaze!

This class is a bridge into our Open Studio program. No prior experience needed. All materials are included.

More info and register HERE.

Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff St, Plattsburgh

An Evening With The Gibson Brothers: The Darkest Hour Tour

Thursday, February 2, 7 – 9 pm

There’s a reason why Ricky Skaggs pulled Eric and Leigh Gibson off the stage at the Ryman two decades ago and offered to produce their debut record. The same thing that led David Ferguson and Grammy-Award winning producer and Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach to co-write and produce their 14th album “Mockingbird” (2018) and release it on his own label Easy Eye Sound alongside cultural icons such as Hank Williams Jr. and Dr. John: the Gibson Brothers are the real deal.

They can pick. They can sing. And they can write a damn good country song.

Tickets and more info HERE.

The Park Theater, 14 Park Street, Glens Falls

A country-hit musical that’s not to be missed!

Join us at Pendragon during Winter Carnival and hear some of country’s greatest pop hits as three gutsy women leading unfulfilled lives decide to cut loose and board a bus headed for Nashville to pursue their dream of becoming country singers.

Loads of twang and sass result in a feel-good mix of laughter, tears, and country pop favorites. “These Boots are Made for Walking,” “Stand by Your Man,” “Delta Dawn,” “9 to 5,” “Amazing Grace,” and “Harper Valley PTA” are just a few of the heart-thumpin’, foot-stompin’, country classics you’ll experience — with a live band on stage — for Honky Tonk Angels at Pendragon Theatre.

Details and tickets HERE.

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