Adirondack A&E e-News # 354




Adirondack Center for Writing Presents

Hitting A New Note

Musical Forms for Poetry Writing with Alina Stefanescu

Monday, March 11- April 12, (five week course) 8 pm, Virtual

Due to popular demand, we added a second session of Hitting A New Note: Musical Forms for Poetry Writing with Alina Stefanescu, the perfect class for both beginning poets and seasoned writers looking to discover a fresh approach to their craft.

This class has a pay-what-you-can sliding scale registration fee of $50 to $250.

Find out more and register HERE.


Call for Summer Interns!

For the 2024 Caroga Lake Music Festival

Are you a recent college graduate or art student who is eager to gain hands-on experience in a dynamic creative environment?

Caroga Arts is excited to announce our summer internship opportunity for college students and recent graduates. Our internships typically run between July and August (start and end dates are flexible) with the focus on supporting the 2024 Caroga Lake Music Festival.

If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter and resume to info@carogaarts.org by March 22, 2024.

View all internship opportunities HERE.


Bell Fire Arts Collective Presents

SpeakEazy

Wednesday, March 13, 7 pm.
Sign Up list ( you want to tell a story), 6:45

Join your SpeakEazy hosts and hoist your favorite beverage in the cozy comfort of Plattsburgh’s Old Soul Taproom.

“In like a lion, out like a lion?” Stories about hoped for new beginnings? But, you are free to tell any story you want.

Come and share or just listen as community members and visitors from all walks of life, backgrounds and orientations come together and connect through the sharing of personal stories in a safe, supportive environment free from pressure or judgment.

No experience necessary. No Critique. No scoring.

Any story is perfect: from your life story to what you saw in town last week. Family stories, funny stories, heartbreaking stories – anything you want to share. Participants are welcome to tell from the head and heart, or to bring paper up with them if they need it. When your name is called, the stage is yours for seven minutes.

Learn more HERE.

Old Soul, 124 Margaret Street, Plattsburgh


Seneca Ray Stoddard

An Intimate Portrait of an Adirondack Legend by Daniel Way

Monday, March 11, 2024, 7 – 8 pm, Virtual, Free

This biography of Seneca Ray Stoddard is the story of a remarkable American from upstate New York who emerged from humble beginnings during the post-Civil War era to become a renowned artist, author, photographer, explorer, surveyor, cartographer, traveler, inventor and Adirondack environmentalist over a six-decade career. In so doing, he had a profound impact on the New York landscape that endures to the present day.

Learn more and register HERE.


Coffeehouse Concert Series

The McKrells

Irish-Celtic Band
Sunday, March 10, 2024, 3 – 5 pm

“Traditional suits-and-ties bluegrass The McKrells are not…Yes, it’s Grass, mostly, but there’s a lilt to the tunes, a bouncing drive to the melodies, and here and there a touch of melancholy that seems to go hand in hand with the Celtic folk persona,” reports Bluegrass Now. With their unearthly combination of emotive vocals, razor sharp harmonies and fiery pickin’…hot acoustic music was invented for bands like The McKrells.

More info and tickets HERE.

Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street, North Creek


Champlain Valley Film Presents

20 Days in Maripol

Saturday, March 10, 7 pm

Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary.

This riveting, unforgettable film about the Russian invasion of Ukraine is “Truly important”—New York Times

A team of fearless, front-line journalists remained in the besieged city of Mariupol at the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2022 to show the world what happened and to honor the resilience of the people whose community became a battlefield.

Details and the trailer HERE.

The Whallonsburg Grange Hall. 1610 NYS Route 22, Whallonsburg


Trillium Chamber Players Present


The Life of Dr. Joseph Warren, Hero of the American Revolution

Lecture by Dr. Stan Cianfarano, Warren County Historian, and Teri Rogers, Co-President of the Warren County Historical Society
Monday, March 11, 6 – 7:30 pm, Queensbury Masonic Historical Society

Dr. Joseph Warren, a physician, and patriot, played a vital role in the early stages of the American Revolution, earning him a place of honor in the annals of American history. As a key figure in the events leading up to the Battle of Bunker Hill and a founding member of the Sons of Liberty, Dr. Warren’s commitment to the cause of liberty and justice was unwavering.

Through this lecture, attendees will have the opportunity to delve into the life and times of Dr. Warren, exploring his role as a leader, strategist, and visionary. From his stirring oratory to his courageous actions on the battlefield, Dr. Warren’s story is one of courage, sacrifice, and determination.

For more information about the lecture or to register, please contact the Society at 518 743-0734 or mail@wcnyhs.org, or visit the Warren County Historical Society Facebook Page HERE.

Queensbury Masonic Historical Society, 15 Burke Dr., Queensbury


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