Adirondack A&E e-News # 228

We are honored …

Adirondack A&E has received a 2023 Cultural Assistance Program (CAP) grant, administered by the Essex County Arts Council (ECAC) and funded by the Essex County Board of Supervisors and private donors! We are honored and grateful.

The ECAC has been helpful to ADK A&E since our beginning a little over a year ago, generously sharing encouragement and sound advice as we created this new arts and entertainment information and resource guide for the Adirondacks. They are a wonderful resource themselves as you can see HERE (the full list of CAP recipients is also available on their website).

Thank you to Susan Forney Hughes, ECAC’s Arts Administrator, Rebecca Kelly, ECAC Board President, and to ECAC’s Board for your support and for all you do for the community.

We also thank the Essex County Supervisors for allocating a portion of their budget to support the arts and cultural programs in Essex County. We are all extremely fortunate to live in a place where local government recognizes the value of the arts to the people they serve.

Our grant request was entitled “Growing ADK A&E” and that is what the granted funds will be used for—getting the word out via print media and on the radio about our new arts and entertainment information and resource guide for the Adirondacks. Details will follow on what we’re planning along these lines. In the meantime, let us just say once more:

Thank you, Essex County Arts Council and Essex County Supervisors!

The Sound of the Adirondacks with Dan Berggren

Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 5:30 pto 6:30 pm
Kelly Adirondack Center Outdoor Amphitheater

This event is free and open to the public.

With guitar, banjo, a strong voice and a sense of humor, Dan sings of the many dimensions of home, hard-working folks, taking care of our planet and each other. Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben writes: “Dan Berggren is the sound of the Adirondacks, as much as the water lapping against the granite shore of the lake or the loon echoing in the sunset or the wind tossing the spruce tops… he’s articulating things that need to be said right now.”

The concert is weather dependent so please check HERE for updates if poor weather conditions are forecasted.

The Kelly Adirondack Center, 897 St Davids Ln, Niskayuna

June Jubilee Spring Adventure

June Jubilee Spring Adventure in the Adirondacks!

You are cordially invited to join in the merriment of the June Jubilee, hosted at the Historic Adirondack Great Camp, The Hedges of Blue Mountain Lake, a benefit for the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.

Sunday, June 11th

10:30 am
Under the Pavillion: An insightful historical presentation, discussion, and three building tour with Robert Engel, noted Adirondack Historian

11:30 am
The Distinctive Dining Room at the Hedges, Mixer

12:00 noon
Dining Room: Four Course Lunch, Music & Song by Blessid Dirt, Silent Auction, Raffles, Fun!

$75 per person. Make your reservations early, seating is limited!
Email Jean-Marie Donohue at or call her at 518-251-8888 for reservations and/or more information.

Learn more HERE.

The Mud Ball

It’s time to kick off the mud and have some fun! The popular Mud Ball is returning to Tupper Lake next weekend on Saturday, May 20 from 5-8 p.m. at Raquette River Brewing.

Tupper Arts wants to thank to wonderful Tupper Lake community for their continued support of the arts—without you, none of what we do would be possible! Oh, and did we mention that your first drink is on us?? Because, it is!

There will be a 50/50 raffle and Silent Auction, with proceeds to benefit Tupper Arts. Dance all night to some Night School and drink some delicious homebrewed beer—it’ll certainly be a night to remember!

For information about more upcoming events, visit HERE.

Raquette River Brewing, 11 Balsam St, Tupper Lake

Cache: Works on Paper by Diane Fine & Mario LaPlante

Thru Saturday, June 17, 2023
Reception: Friday, June 2, 5-7 pm

“Printmaking is an essential part of our studio practice, however, as our work samples illustrate, we create works on paper that also utilize drawing, painting, digital imaging and collage.”

Learn more HERE.

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

The Artimus Pyle Band

Saturday, May 20, 2023, 8 – 10:30 pm

Higher Ground & The Strand Center for the Arts Present; The Artimus Pyle Band

More than just a “tribute” to Lynyrd Skynyrd, a tribute to the man that defined it.

Artimus Pyle has said, “If it wasn’t for Ronnie, no one would know my name.” Since his departure from Skynyrd in 1991, Artimus Pyle’s career has led him down an amazing path of solo records and projects culminating into one the finest tributes to southern rock royalty. The Artimus Pyle Band is a high energy, true to the music, and true to the era rock group. One of the few that is on the road today. Artimus Pyle, Brad Durden, Jerry Lyda, Dave Fowler, and Scott Raines are not only a group of friends and contemporaries but a group with some of the most seasoned musician in the southeast.

APB delivers hit after hit after hit, night after night after night. From Freebird to Sweet Home Alabama, APB gives fans the best of Skynyrd with one of men who made it!

Get tickets HERE.

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

“Seeing Through Times”, a solo exhibition of paintings by Martin Weinstein

Thru June 3, 2023

For a time, Martin Weinstein was an abstract painter, until he came to a point of transition while searching for ways of painting that would satisfy his love of the visible world. This search gradually led him to a technique of painting on layered interlocking sheets of clear acrylic panels. Through this process a single work is composed of several distinct painted views of the same location at different times, often a combination of different lighting related to distinct weather or seasonal changes. His unique approach captures the essence and experience of a place, often the landscape near his home in NY’s Hudson Valley, revealing a deep connection with its history, personal memories, as well as the joy of observing the natural world.

More information HERE.

Lake George Arts Project Courthouse Gallery, side entrance of the Old County Courthouse Building, corner of Canada and Lower Amherst Streets in Lake George

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