Adirondack A&E e-News # 227

Howdy, Partner!

We are proud to announce a wonderful new partnership between ADK A&E and Saranac Lake ArtWorks!

Through this partnership, the ADK A&E Event Calendar is now part of the ArtWorks website (you can see it HERE).

This means that visitors to the Saranac Lake ArtWorks who are looking for events to attend will not only see all the excellent ArtWorks events and ArtWorks-member events, but will be able to view arts-related events throughout the entire Adirondack/North Country region.

This arrangement is great for both parties: ADK A&E takes on the considerable work of maintaining and updating the Calendar, enabling ArtWorks to do what it does best, promoting artists, galleries, cultural organizations and arts-related businesses in this incredible place we all call home.

It also helps to further spread the word about ArtWorks’ amazing activities among A&E subscribers, as more people who are interested in the Adirondack arts scene will be exposed to ArtWorks events. At the same time, the arrangement helps us defray some of the costs of producing ADK A&E and is a help to our budgetary planning. Our aim is to always keep ADK A&E free of cost for our followers.

If you or your organization wants to learn more about partnerships with ADK A&E, by all means drop us a note and let’s chat about it. We’re friendly and there’s no obligation. We’re at

In the meantime, let’s celebrate Saranac Lake ArtWorks. Visit their beautiful new website HERE.

The Strand Artisan Market

Saturday, May 13, 10-3

Just in time for Mother’s Day!

The Strand Center for the Arts is proud to host Artisan Markets on our campus to showcase the wonderful talents of area artists. Works for sale include pottery, paintings, woodwork, fiber arts, jewelry, baked goods and much more!

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

Sidewalk Signing Event with Bernard C. Melewski

Saturday, May 20, 2023, 1 – 3 pm

Mr. Melewski will autograph copies of his book Inside the Green Lobby: The Fight to Save the Adirondack Park.

Inside the Green Lobby recounts the behind-the-scenes efforts, both at the State Capitol in Albany and the halls of Congress, of a lobbyist for a major environmental advocacy group. Bernard C. Melewski worked to save the six-million acre Adirondack Park from twin threats to its future: the devastating damage from acid rain and the sudden breakup of massive private land holdings that had been intact for almost one hundred years.

Mr. Melewski is an environmental attorney, organic farmer, and farm winery owner in Altamont, New York.

The Bookstore Plus, 2491 Main Street, Lake Placid

The Henry Mancini Institute String Quartet visits the North Country

Residency hosted by the Community String Orchestra of the Adirondacks

May 16-23, the quartet will perform, teach, and begin their recovery from a busy school year.

The HMI String Quartet is comprised of graduate fellows from the Henry Mancini Institute at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music including cellist and former Adirondack resident Esther Rogers Baker. They will bring music to schools in Keene, Peru, Morrisonville, and Tupper Lake, visit the Community String Orchestra of the Adirondacks at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, give private lessons, and give two concerts in Saranac Lake.

You can see them perform at Will Rogers on May 17 at 7 pm and at Lake Flower Landing at 7 pm on May 19.

More details HERE.

Adirondack Film Presents

Enter the Slipstream

Friday, May 19, 7 pm

By Director Ted Youngs, Matt Rogers, Producer, Samantha André, Cinematographer.

Jonathan “JV” Vaughters runs the United State’s oldest professional cycling team, a squad that now competes at the highest level– drug free. In the 2020, Tour de France, watch as JV hides the secret that could tear the team apart.

Watch a trailer HERE.

Get tickets HERE.

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

Au Sable Forks Free Library Presents

Pop Art Workshop

Saturday, May 13, 12 – 4 pm, Free

Award-winning artist Michael Albert is joining us in May for a very special workshop for adults and teens on Pop Art!

​Michael has built his career on creating fun and vibrant collages from recycled cereal boxes, gaining him nation-wide recognition. He regularly tours his pop art talks and workshops for students and art lovers of all ages.

​Join us for this fun and FREE workshop at Tupper Art—you don’t need to bring anything except your imagination! This class is made possible through the Tupper Lake Public Library.

Tupper Arts, 106 Park Street, Tupper Lake

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