Adirondack A&E e-News # 370

Adirondack Center for Writing Presents

Devising Dialogue: Writing from Plays

With LJ Schwartau

Wednesday, April 17, 7 – 8:30 pm

Through generative writing exercises, students will create dialogue, set scenes, and write stage directions. With prompts, individual participants will create short solo monologues, and the group will also devise scenes collaboratively based on a short play reading.

More info and register HERE.

Adirondack Center for Writing (ACW), 15 Broadway, Saranac Lake

The Whallonsburg Grange Presents

Guideboat Eclipse, photograph by Barry Lobdell

Plein Air Eclipse Exhibit

Thru April 17

Come see what plein air painters and photographers captured during the April 8 Total Eclipse. More pieces may be added during the week—it was an inspiring event!

Eclipse Light, painting by Sandra Hildreth

Take a glimpse (and purchase!) HERE.

Note that the 2024 Juried Show will remain on display for 1 more week too! Have you voted for your favorite piece in the Juried Show? You still can, but have to do it in person, and the winner will receive a cash prize donated by “a friend of the arts.”

Adirondack Artists Guild Gallery, 52 Main Street, Saranac Lake

Presented by Bell Fire Arts Collective

SpeakEazy Storytelling Open Mic at Whitcomb’s

Wednesday, April 17, 7 pm

Join us at Whitcomb’s for an evening of storytelling! 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.

Tellers and would-be tellers can learn more HERE.

Whitcomb’s, 1598 NY 22, Essex

Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts (ALCA) Presents

“Sing for Spring” at Chef Darrell’s Mountain Diner!

Thursday, April 18, 2024. Takeout 4:30, Eat-in 5:30.

Reservations/preorder required! Call 518-352-9044 or 518-251-8888.

Chef Darrell’s Mountain Diner, 8814 NY 30, Blue Mountain Lake

Jay Entertainment & Music Society (JEMS) Presents

Rock N Lil & Friends Play at the Amos & Julia Ward Theater!

Saturday, April 13, 7 – 9 pm

Join in on the fun and experience this lively group of local musicians as they bring us bluegrass, folk, and Americana tunes!

Amos and Julia Ward Theater, 15 Parkside Road, Jay

Calling all television, web series, and podcast creators!

Adirondack Film and the Lake Placid Film Festival (November 7-10) are excited to present the Catalyst Episodic Showcase! This boundary-pushing program is in partnership with Catalyst Story Institute, the official mentorship partner of the National Academy of TV Arts & Sciences.

Catalyst is accepting video and pitch entries for new television, webseries, and podcasts currently in the development phase. A curated selection of episodic video and pitches will be chosen by the Catalyst team to screen in the showcase with winning pitches presenting in person at the film festival.

Enhanced Submissions Close June 15th

Find out more and submit HERE.

The Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society Presents


Chestertown art exhibit showcases 30 years of astrophotography in the southern Adirondacks

North Country Public Radio’s Monica Sandreczki interviews Bob Fisher of Olmstedville about his photos on display this month at the Ruplin Gallery at the Chestertown Public Library.

Listen HERE.

Milky Way with clouds, taken from Minerva, NY. Photo: Bob Fisher

Ensemble Scholastica

Female Voices Sing Medieval Plainchant

More information about Ensemble Scholastica and the concert program HERE.

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