Adirondack A&E e-News # 359




Have you checked out the ADK A&E Event Calendar lately?

It is chock full—and we do mean chock full!—of entertaining events happening in the ADK A&E coverage area. There is so much cool stuff to do! We are so fortunate to live in a region where the arts and entertainment community is so vibrant—let’s take advantage of that!

And more events are being added daily, thanks to all the organizations and individuals who are uploaded their event information.

Check it out HERE.

You can find specific kinds of events or an individual event by using the search bar. You can also adjust how you see the listings: Go to the search bar, look to the right of the brown “Find Events” button, and click the dropdown box.

Some folks are partial to seeing the “List” view (me—Beth!) while others prefer the “Month” view (Tim). There are other ways of arranging the listings to exactly how you want to see them.

If you’re not uploading you events, well, you should be. Go to ADK A&E’s homepage HERE. Look at the upper right and click “Events.” See “Submit Your Event” and follow the instructions.

With all the amazing things being added daily, you’ll want to check back regularly so you don’t miss anything.


2024 Howl Story Slams

The Adirondack Center for Writing (ACW) and North Country Public Radio (NCPR) have announced the first five Howl Story Slams of the 2024 season.

The first event is set for Wednesday, March 27, at 7 p.m. at Olive Ridley’s in Plattsburgh, NY. Additional story slams are scheduled at Morristown at the Iron Horse Grill on April 23, Upper Jay at the Upper Jay Art Center on May 16, Indian Lake at the Indian Lake Theater on June 21, and Saranac Lake at the Waterhole on July 9.

The theme for these five slams is “Risky Business.”

More information for each event can be found HERE.


Eclipse Experience: When Day Turns Into Night

March 20, 2024, 7 – 8 pm, Virtual, Free

On April 8, an eclipse of the Sun will be visible from the Adirondacks. Join astronomer Dr. Michael West as we explore the mysteries of eclipses and how these breathtaking events have shaped human history, culture, and our understanding of the universe. Whether you’re a seasoned stargazer or just curious, you’ll get tips on watching eclipses safely, learn what they reveal about the Sun, and discover why there will be no more eclipses someday.

Find out more and get tickets HERE.


Elementary School Art Show

Friday, March 22 – Saturday, April 20, 2024, 1 – 5 pm

The annual Elementary School Art Show features a wide variety of student pieces selected for display in the Gallery @ LPCA.

The public is invited to tour the Gallery to view and appreciate the diverse arts curriculum offered in our area. Showcased among the student submitted pieces is a range of work done in a variety of mediums.

LPCA, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid


North Country Latin Dance is 240+ members that convene for Salsa dancing and other Latin dance options in Potsdam, 

Hosted by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Canton

Latin Beats: Salsa Dancing

Saturday, March 23, 4 – 6 pm

Dr. Jeanna Matthews, organizer of the North Country Latin Dance community, will offer a beginners’ Salsa dancing lesson at the church. Community members do not need to have prior dance experience, or a partner.

“Like the salsa we eat, salsa dance is a spicy mix of many different ingredients including movement traditions from Africa, Europe and the Americas all combined together,” said Matthews.

During the Salsa dance session, Matthews will lead dancers through the fundamentals of leading and following, as well as a variety of Salsa moves from the basic step to a variety of turn patterns that can be incorporated into partner and individual dance.

Learn more HERE.

Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 1/2 E. Main Street, Canton


Saturday, March 23 – Saturday, May 25, 2024
Opening Reception Friday, March 22, 2024, 5 – 7 pm

The Central Adirondack Art Show is a long-standing Old Forge tradition showcasing some of the finest artists throughout the Central Adirondack Region and beyond.

Held for the first time in 1951, by View founder Miriam Kashiwa in her front yard, the Central Adirondack Art Show is a testament to the significant place the arts hold within the hearts and minds of the residents and visitors to the Adirondacks. The exhibition includes artists, age 16 and up working in a variety of media.

View Arts Center, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge


A Support Women’s Art Now (SWAN) Event

Poetry at Downtown Artists Cellar

Thursday, March 21st from 7- 8:30 pm

Jane C. Miller
Robin Caudell
Andy Fogle

Well known poets, Jane C. Miller, Robin Caudell, and Andy Fogle are set to captivate their audience with their latest literary offerings at a special event backed byThe Thrive Project and hosted at the Downtown Artist Cellar. March 21st from 7-
8:30pm. The event promises an evening of diverse poetry that showcases the richness of contemporary verse.

Details HERE.

Downtown Artist Cellar, 410 East Main Street, Malone


Well known poets, Jane C. Miller, Robin Caudell, and Andy Fogle are set to captivate their audience with their latest literary offerings at a special event backed byThe Thrive Project and hosted at the Downtown Artist Cellar. March 21st from 7-
8:30pm. The event promises an evening of diverse poetry that showcases the richness of contemporary verse.

Details HERE.

Downtown Artist Cellar, 410 East Main Street, Malone

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