Adirondack A&E e-News # 372




Jay Entertainment & Music Society (JEMS) Presents

FERMATA Nowhere

Award-winning cappella group
Wednesday, April 17, 4 – 5:15 pm

FERMATA Nowhere hails from Stafford Middle School, and features students ranging from 6th – 8th grade. In the fall of 2018, Fermata Nowhere released their first album, ‘Shine’, and in the Summer of 2022, they released their second album, ‘Resilience’. Both albums can be purchased on iTunes, Spotify, Pandora. Last spring, the group released its 7th Music Video. They have conducted workshops under the award winning SUNY Potsdam Pointercounts, The University of Rochester’s Midnight Ramblers, and Pitch Perfect’s Deke Sharon. FERMATA Nowhere has been featured on the Acaville national a cappella radio station. Since 2019, the ensemble has competed in the International Championship of High Schools and was ranked in the top 12 (High School) groups in the Northeastern, US! Members of the ensemble have won individual awards for Outstanding Soloist and Outstanding Vocal Percussionists at the competitions.

Amos and Julia Ward Theater, 15 Parkside Road, Jay


Party on the Patio Line Up

Find out more HERE.

The Waterhole, 48 Main St. Saranac Lake


VISUAL ART AT THE RECOVERY LOUNGE

MOLLIE WARD AND PATRICIA DOWNS

Sunday, April 21thru Friday, April 26th
Exhibition Opening Party Saturday, April 20th 5 – 8 pm

Please join Upper Jay Art Center and Recovery Lounge for This Flesh We Inhabit, a multidisciplinary exhibition showing the work of Patricia Downs and Mollie Ward. Both Downs and Ward are local artists, raised in the north country and currently living in Plattsburgh, NY.

Downs creates sculptural forms, using primarily repurposed fibers. She explores and pushes the limits of her medium and interrogates the historical and contemporary notions of what defines fine art, or its value over craft objects made through processes often thought of as “women’s work.”

Ward’s ceramic sculptures and large-scale pastel drawings depict the figure, in varying levels of abstraction.

In This Flesh We Inhabit viewers will see new and old work from the artists. Learn more HERE.

Accessibility Note: This exhibit will travel throughout several floors the building and involve climbing two sets of stairs.

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


People, Plants, and Apartheid: A Film Series for Palestine

Flying Paper

Tuesday, April 23, 6:30 pm

The uplifting story of resilient Palestinian youth in the Gaza Strip on a quest to shatter the Guinness World Record for the most kites ever flown. “The film offers a rare glimpse into the humanity of Gaza, showing a story rooted in the simple desire of local kids obsessed with seeing their creations take flight and fill the sky” – The Times of Israel

Organized by High Peaks-area residents and members of PS: Letters for a Ceasefire weekly letter writing group, this film series raises money for three Palestinian families. Attendance is free, but donations are encouraged as we work to raise funds for families trying to evacuate and survive day-to-day.

RSVP HERE.

St. Eustace Episcopal Church, 2450 Main St, Lake Placid


Lucy’s Champs For Champ

The hosts of ‘Lucy’s Champs For Champ,’ Kelly Tabor and Richard Rossi, announced that the arts and research contest related to their bestselling book and upcoming film, Lucy & the Lake Monster, is open for submissions from now through the end of May, 2024.

The book, movie, and contest are all based on the search for “Champ” the legendary “Lake Monster” that hundreds of people have spotted in Lake Champlain. “Champ” is America’s version of Scotland’s Loch Ness Monster. The contest is not only limited to Lake Champlain local children, but is open to children in every part of the world.

Find out more HERE.


HOLDING OUR OWN: EMBRACING THE END OF LIFE


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