Adirondack A&E e-News # 194

Tupper Arts Presents High School Painting Class

There’s still time to reserve your spot for Wendy Cross’ next High School Painting Class! This class is a three-part series, starting on Monday, Janurary 27 and going through Wednesday, March 1, 3 – 4 pm. Since Wendy began these classes last Fall, they’ve been an absolute hit with older students. She’s introduced participants to all sorts of different art techniques, including oil pastels, watercolor, and acrylic paints.

Next week’s class is open only to High Schoolers, and students will once again be learning a brand new art technique that they can add to their repertoire!
Please pre-register for this class by calling Tupper Arts at (518) 359-5042.

This class is FREE thanks to the Jane Gillis Foundation Scholarship.

Tupper Arts, 106 Park St, Tupper Lake

Paul Taylor Dance Company

Friday, March 3, 7:30 – 9:30 pm

The Paul Taylor Dance Company aims to inspire lives around the world through their art. They have been transforming the landscape of modern dance since 1954. The company has traveled the globe many times over, bringing Paul Taylor’s astounding repertoire to theatres and venues of every size. The evening’s performances will include Somewhere in the Middle, Piazzolla Caldera, and the iconic Brandenburgs.

More info HERE.

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

“SHOW II” Opens Friday at LARAC’s Lapham and Mountain Galleries

SHOW II: Be Still

Featuring artists Anne Ackerson and Robin Brewer

Opening Reception: Friday, February 24th at 5 pm

Lapham Gallery, 7 Lapham Place, Glens Falls

SHOW II: Plein Air Adirondack

Featuring works from Members of Plein Air Adirondack

Opening Reception: Friday, February 24th at 6 pm

Mountain Gallery, 21 Bay Street, Glens Falls

More info on LARAC galleries and shows HERE.

We’re hiring!

SLC Arts is hiring a full-time Finance Manager with benefits!

The full job description and how to apply are HERE.

SLC Arts, 6 Raymond St, Potsdam

Ticonderoga End of Winter Carnival & Fireworks 2023

March 3-5, 2023

Fun for all ages, with winter activities at various recreation areas, a family-fun performance, activities in Bicentennial Park, a campfire and s’mores, and fireworks!

Adirondack Buyer Days Coming Next Month!

Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Are you a maker wanting to reach new wholesale markets? Or a retailer looking to stock your shelves with locally made gifts? We’d love to see you at Adirondack Buyer Days—ANCA’s business-to-business artisan trade show.

This annual event connects talented maker—like Art by Alyssa (picture)—with retailers looking for unique handmade products for their shops.

Sign up now to get your spot at this two-day show, set for March 28 and 29 in Saratoga Springs.

Learn more and sign up HERE.

Saratoga Springs City Center, 522 Broadway Entrance, Saratoga Springs

ACW offers help for young writers

Friday, March 3, 3 to 7 pm

The Adirondack Center for Writing is hosting a Teen Night to help teenagers draft, revise, and send their writings to Wild Words: Adirondack Teen Writing Anthology. As the deadline to submit writing to the anthology is approaching (3/10/2023), ACW wants to support teenagers who aren’t sure what to write, what to send, or how to send it. ACW will have editors present to help teens get writing, make edits to their work, and get it submitted before the deadline. Teachers and mentors are welcome to bring groups of students to Teen Night as well.

Registration is encouraged but not required (walk-ins welcome). Snacks and pizza will be served at 5 pm.

Wild Words is a brand new, yearly print publication. It’s a place for teens living in the North Country to publish their creative writing, including poetry, short stories, memoirs, personal essays, sci-fi, and fantasy. Any teen (age 13-19) living in the North Country is eligible to submit writing (10 pages max) for consideration in the anthology, which will be published in the spring of 2023. ACW has developed an online toolkit for teachers and organizations interested in sharing this opportunity with members of their communities, which can be found HERE.

Submissions are due by midnight on March 10, 2023.

Adirondack Center for Writing, 15 Broadway, Saranac Lake

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