Adirondack A&E e-News # 296

Two dates, two venues!

Dogtoberfest with Cattitude

Saturday, October 28, 7 pm, Hand House
Sunday, October 29, 3 pm, Saranac Methodist Church. Presented by Hill and Hollow Music

Dogtoberfest with Cattitude, a benefit concert for the North Country SPCA, features 300 years of music inspired by animals, from Vivaldi and Rameau to bebop, blues and avant-garde, and includes six living composers. Highlight of the program is Lucien Garban’s spectacular piano four-hand transcription of Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals, performed by Rose Chancler and Jennifer Moore, with Ogden Nash verses narrated by Benjamin Pomerance. Other performers include Janice Kyle, Janine Scherline, Michael Emery, Bill Zito and Patricia McCarty.

A $20 donation is appreciated, and the North Country SPCA will receive all proceeds.

The Hand House, 8289-8253 River St, Elizabethtown
Saranac United Methodist Church, 8 UMC Rd, Saranac

Tannery Pond Center Presents

Workshop & Demo of Wet Felting & Weaving

Saturday, October 28, 12-2 pm

Weaving Demonstration: Free
Wet Felting Workshop: $25/workshop/person, Class Size is limited to 12.

In coordination with their current gallery exhibit, Charlene Leary and Joy Muller-McCoola will present a weaving demonstration and a wet felting workshop. Come and enjoy either!

Weaving Demonstration by Charlene Leary: Come to see who Charlene produces her beautifully woven art pieces.

Wet Felting Workshop by Joy Muller-McCoola: Learn to wet felt a small vessel or pouch using a resist and wool roving. We will layout wool around a flat plastic sheet and create surface and three dimensional form simultaneously with only soap, water, and our hands.

Register: Call 518-251-2505 | Advance payment required, cash or check.

Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street, North Creek

Barbara DeFina

A trailblazing and prolific American film producer who has left her mark on the film industry. Ms. DeFina’s films have entertained and inspired audiences around the world, and her commitment to education, diversity, and inclusion has made a real difference.

Among her major credits are such winning films as Goodfellas, Casino, Hugo, Cape Fear, The Color of Money, Age of Innocence, and Last Temptation of Christ – to name a few.

Ms. DeFina will be featured in casual conversation with Paul Hardart, clinical professor of Marketing at the Stern School of Business at NYU. Paul has produced and collaborated on a number of feature films including Max and Mary, Billy Elliott, and Being John Malkovich.

More details and tickets HERE.


This Ticonderoga nonprofit wants to help student musicians unlock their full potential

NCPR’s Cara Chapman takes a look at We Are Instrumental in this lovely piece.

You can listen HERE.

Our Annual Halloweek Spooktacular is almost here!

Get into the Halloween spirit with a whole week of frightful fun

October 24 – 7 pm
FREE movie: Young Frankenstein

October 25 – 5:30-7:30 pm
Halloween Cocktail Class

October 26 – 2-4 pm
FREE Community Open House

October 27 – 3-6 pm
FREE CAA Pumpkin Carving and Trick or Treat Event at View

October 28 – 7:30-10:30 pm
FREE Community Monster Mash Halloween Party

Find out more HERE.

View Arts Center, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge

The Bookstore Plus Presents

Book Club Discussion with Ann Dávila Cardinal

Tuesday November 7, 7 – 8 pm

Ann Dávila Cardinal will be joining us IN THE STORE to discuss her book, The Storyteller’s Death. Join us in the children’s section of the store OR email for the Zoom link.

ABOUT THE BOOK| There was always an old woman dying in the back room of her family’s house when Isla was a child…

Isla Larsen Sanchez’s life begins to unravel when her father passes away. Instead of being comforted at home in New Jersey, her mother starts leaving her in Puerto Rico with her grandmother and great-aunt each summer like a piece of forgotten luggage.

When Isla turns eighteen, her grandmother, a great storyteller, dies. It is then that Isla discovers she has a gift passed down through her family’s cuentistas. The tales of dead family storytellers are brought back to life, replaying themselves over and over in front of her.

At first, Isla is enchanted by this connection to the Sanchez cuentistas. But when Isla has a vision of an old murder mystery, she realizes that if she can’t solve it to make the loop end, these seemingly harmless stories could cost Isla her life.

The Bookstore Plus, 2491 Main Street, Lake Placid

Halloween Artisan Market

Saturday, October 28, 2023, 10 – 3

Join us for our Halloween Artisan Market on the front lawn of the Strand Center for the Arts!

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

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