Adirondack A&E e-News # 397

Tri-County Choreographers Collective

DANCEMAKERS – Join us to form a Tri-County Choreographers Collective at Cloudsplitter Dance Studio, Tahawus Center, in Au Sable Forks

Westport Library Presents

Elizabethtown Social Center Presents

Celebrate Juneteenth With The Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir

Wednesday, June 19


5:30-6:30 pm GOSPEL WORKSHOP – Sing Along with the Choir! Director Dexter Criss will rehearse a gospel song with community members, who will have the opportunity to perform it with the choir during the evening performance.

The celebration kicks off at 4:30pm with BBQ, Mocktails, lawn games and book raffles for all ages.

Event is free with a suggested donation of $8 for dinner. BYO Picnic blankets or folding chairs. Indoors in the event of rain.

Keep in touch with our summer events HERE.

Elizabethtown Social Center, 7626 US Route 9, Elizabethtown

Community String Orchestra of the Adirondacks (CSOA) Concerts

Wednesday, June 19, 7:30 pm, Saranac Village at Will Rogers, Saranac Lake

Thursday , June 20, 6:00 pm, Lake Placid Center for the Arts (LPCA)

See the full program of music HERE.

Saranac Village at Will Rogers, 78 Will Rogers Dr, Saranac Lake

Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid

Helping Hands for Summer Theatre at Upper Jay Art Center

Upper Jay Art Center and Recovery Lounge is seeking some helping hands for our summer theatre production of Hotdish by Brendan Healy. Here are a few ways you can be a part of making the magic…

Build Days: Pop in and help us with various tasks to help bring the set of the show to life! This might entail moving furniture, painting, organizing, or light carpentry depending on your interest/skill set.
Saturday, June 15th (hours TBD, email with your availability)
Sunday, June 23rd (hours TBD, email with your availability)

Production Assistance:
We’re also looking for some technical assistance during the run of the show itself (which might include backstage sound/light operation, prop maintenance, stage management, etc.). No experience necessary, we’re happy to offer mentorship in any of these aspects of theatre production!


More info HERE.

New York State DEC Announces New ‘Love Our New York Lands’ Photo Contest

Visitors Encouraged to Capture Ways to Safely and Responsibly Enjoy DEC’s Outdoor Offerings

Monthly Contest Kicks Off Seeking Pride Month Submissions through June 30 to Highlight Keeping State Lands Welcoming to All

The online contest will feature five monthly themes through mid-October, with the winning images receiving prizes and featured in statewide digital and print campaigns to help increase awareness of important principles and guidelines that encourage safe, accessible, respectful, and sustainable use of public lands.

Each month of the Love Our New York Lands contest will have a different theme. June’s theme is “Pride” to highlight the importance of sharing State lands with all New Yorkers, including the LGBTQIA+ community, and ensuring a safe and welcoming space. Seven winning pictures will be chosen that represent each color of the rainbow Pride flag: pink, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and indigo/violet. The Pride pictures will be used next year in a curated compilation similar to this year’s image created by DEC and found here, among other potential uses.

Prizes will be awarded to the winning entries. Photos will be judged on the following criteria: originality; artistic composition; technical quality; and whether the photograph showcases people enjoying New York’s outdoor activities safely and responsibly.

Read the full details HERE.

DEC Pride image with photos courtesy of: Pink- Keith Walters; Red- Joey Priola; Orange- David Goetzmann; Yellow- Kayla Lippke; Green- Will Gard; Blue- Tony Colasurdo; Purple- Keith Walters.

Film Showing

Lumberjack Sky Pilot

Thursday, June 13, 7 pm

Lumberjack Sky Pilot is an historic and nostalgic portrayal of the men who were proud to call themselves lumberjacks, men who made their living with a buck saw and a back of steel. The video, assembled from 16mm home movie films, shares the true life experiences of lumberjacks during the 1930s and 1940s as filmed by Reverend Frank Reed, one of the many itinerant preachers (or “sky pilots”) who visited lumber camps in the North Country. Film by Frank Reed, 2005, 69 mins.

Free admission. Doors open at 6:30 PM.

Adirondack History Museum, 7590 Court Street, Elizabethtown

Glens Falls Artist Hannah Williams Creates Mural for Golden Arrow Resort

The Lake Placid/North Elba Arts Alliance is proud to announce the creation of a new mural on the front of the Golden Arrow Resort complex on Main Street. The mural will be painted above the doorway to Locker Room 5 and is expected to be completed by mid-June, just as the summer season begins.

As part of an initiative to increase the visibility of art and culture throughout the community, the Arts Alliance put out a call in 2023 for a local artist who could design a mural that would reflect the Adirondacks and the Bavarian style of the Golden Arrow Resort, in keeping with the owners’ heritage.

Muralist Hannah Williams of Glens Falls was selected for the project. With a deep passion for large-scale murals, Hannah has been running her own successful mural business for over a decade. Her work has been showcased in numerous galleries throughout New York State and has also been featured in multiple art publications and magazines.

See Adirondack A&E e-News # 261 from July 31, 2023 for info on the original call for artists for this project HERE.

And speaking of murals…

The YOU MATTER; 988 Mural Painting starts June 17th!

Outside Art: Plattsburgh Public Art Project and the Clinton County Coalition to Prevent Suicide are partnering on a new mural with an important message in Plattsburgh. It’ll be painted later this month on the wall of Warren Tire Service Center on Broad Street, which faces Stafford Middle School, and will be dedicated at the Lake City Arts Fest in August.

Listen in to NCPR’s Cara Chapman piece “Upcoming Plattsburgh mural aims to prevent and destigmatize suicide” HERE.

See Adirondack A&E e-News # 373 (April 17, 2024) mention of this project HERE.

Follow along HERE for updates on the project.

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