Adirondack A&E e-News # 253

Adirondack Center for Writing

The Poetry Machine Has a New Home!

Find it throughout July at Otto’s Abode, a general store in St. Lawrence County!

Pay attention the next time you’re in the grocery store, diner, restroom, or your local gas station… you might encounter one of ACW’s Machines! In collaboration with Visiting Writer Erin Dorney, we’re repurposing a number of machines to distribute poems and other writing throughout the Adirondack region.

Inside the Poetry Machine are 10 different poems. Each one features a unique style of poetry, including haiku, cento, epistolary, list, ode, ekphrasis, prose poem, how-to, erasure, and cut-up. We’re excited to feature work by local writers!

Interested in hosting the Poetry Machine in your community? Fill out the form HERE and let us know! We are always on the lookout for new North Country location suggestions.

Joseph W. Zarzynski to give talk and sign books

Fort William Henry’s Sutler Shoppe

Saturday, July 15, 11 am
Maritime archaeologist and author, Joseph W. Zarzynski, will give a talk and sign copies of his book, Ghost Fleet Awakened–Lake George’s Sunken Bateaux of 1758 (SUNY Press), at Fort William Henry Museum.

The book explores the underwater archaeological investigation and history of the lake’s bateau-class warships. These 25 to 35 ft. long watercraft were used by both the British and French during the French & Indian War (1755–1763). Over 40 British bateau shipwrecks lie in the depths of Lake George.

The talk is free, open to the public, and will be held in the Sutler Shoppe of Fort William Henry Museum. Copies of this book and some of the other books by Mr. Zarzynski will be available to purchase.

The author will sign copies of his book until 1 pm.

Fort William Henry Museum, Canada Street, Lake George

Help us celebrate our incredibly talented Artisan-Instructors at a special reception from 5-7pm on July 14th at Tannery Pond. The exhibit houses unique pieces from over 26 AFS Instructors!

Tannery Pond Center, 228 Main St, North Creek

Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts Presents

Euclid Quartet

Saturday, July 15, 7 p.m.
The globally-recognized string ensemble performs a captivating recital this Saturday

The Euclid Quartet, featuring violinists Jameson Cooper and Aviva Hakanoglu, cellist Justin Goldsmith, and violist Luis Enrique Vargas, performs in a classical string ensemble.

A complementary prosecco reception will follow the performance.

Purchase tickets HERE.

Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, 3446 State Route 28, Blue Mountain Lake

Artistry Community Theatre Presents

Damn Yankees

AuSable Valley Middle-High School Auditorium
July 13, 2023 @ 7pm
July 14, 2023 @ 7pm
July 15, 2023 @ 7pm
July 16, 2023 @ 2pm

$15-$20 Reserved Seating

Get tickets HERE.

AuSable Valley Middle-High School Auditorium, 1490 Route 9N, Clintonville

Joslyn & the Sweet Compression

Friday, July 14, 8 pm

Join us for an evening of funk & soul in the Recovery Lounge with Joslyn & The Sweet Compression!

More info and tickets HERE.

Upper Jay Art Center & Recovery Lounge, 12198 9N (North), Upper Jay

Inlet’s 47th Annual “Arts in the Park”

Saturday, 10 am-5 pm
Sunday, 10 am-4 pm

The town of Inlet is proud to hold their 46th annual “Arts in the Park.” Over 50 artists and craftsmen will be at Arrowhead Park selling their wares. They will offer pottery, quilts, handmade/hand-embroidered apparel, soaps, floral designs, jewelry, wall hangings, wooden items, furniture, photography, leather items, lawn ornaments, and much more. Vendors come from all over New York State. Many of the vendors will be demonstrating at their booths.

More info and a list of crafters and artists HERE.

Arrowhead Park, 160 State Route 28, Inlet

The Au Sable Forks Free Library Presents

Aesop’s Fables: On Stage!

Tuesday, July 18, 2023, 2 – 3 pm

Aesop’s famous fables come to life in this 45-minute upbeat performance! Tidbits of Aesop’s life and the traditions of Greek Theatre, as well as literary devices such as personification and rhyme, are interwoven among such well known tales as The Milkmaid and Her Pail, The Lion and the Mouse and, of course, The Tortoise and the Hare.

Our actors use rap, rhyme, and masks to give these famous fables a modern twist. Audiences will be entertained as they learn the moral for each tale.

Purchase tickets HERE.

View Arts Center, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge

Jumpin in July Artisan Market

11 am – 5 pm

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., Plattsburgh

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