Adirondack A&E e-News # 85

Depot Theatre Announces Cast of PUTTING IT TOGETHER

The Depot Theatre in Westport, NY is pleased to announce the cast of its 2022 season opener PUTTING IT TOGETHER, a celebration of the stage and screen work of multiple Tony Award-winner Stephen Sondheim.

A humorous, poignant, and sophisticated musical review, the show weaves a lyrical story around the emotions and relationships of five guests attending a Manhattan cocktail party, and it features material from a number of Sondheim’s works, including ANYONE CAN WHISTLE, COMPANY, FOLLIES, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, SWEENEY TODD, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, and INTO THE WOODS.

The Depot production is the 1999 Broadway version of PUTTING IT TOGETHER, which originally ran at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre for 101 performances and 22 previews, with a cast that included George Hearn, who was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor for his role as Man #1, and Carol Burnett as his wife.

Meet the cast HERE. More information including ticket purchases HERE.

Howl Story Slam

True stories, told locally
2022 Season Theme: All in a Day’s Work

The Howl Story Slam team is a partnership between Adirondack Center for Writing and North Country Public Radio, two organizations that believe in the power of stories.

Full details are HERE.

Collaboration Shines in Multi-Gallery Side by Side by Side Exhibit

The Lake Placid Center for the Arts (LPCA) and BluSeed Studios are pleased to announce the opening of Side by Side by Side, an art exhibit featuring Annoel Krider, Cree Scudder and Judy Scammell, which will be on view in both LPCA’s Gallery @ LPCA and at BluSeed Studios this summer.

Side by Side by Side will open at the Gallery @ LPCA on Thursday, June 16th from 5-7 pm, 17 Algonquin Drive in Lake Placid, NY. The exhibit will run through July 10th, Thursdays – Sundays from 1-5 pm in Lake Placid.

The exhibit will then move to BluSeed Studios at 24 Cedar Street in Saranac Lake, NY, opening on Friday, July 15th from 5-7pm. Side by Side by Side will run through August 28th at BluSeed, Mondays 2-5 pm; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays 2-6 pm.

Side by Side by Side is a collection of work amongst the closest of friends. The exhibit truly showcases the importance of collaboration and the influence we may have on one another by sharing the work of three artists and friends who have made significant contributions to the art culture of the Adirondacks.

The LPCA and BluSeed Studios are proud to share this collection both in Lake Placid and in Saranac Lake to make these artists’ extraordinary legacy accessible to even more members of the community.

Read more about the artists and the show HERE.

Kids reading—Yay!

In the past two weeks, every student at LPMS and LPHS has come to The Bookstore Plus to pick out their summer reading book. We loved welcoming everyone into the store. Hearing their enthusiasm was priceless.

Thank you to the Educational Opportunity Fund for the Lake Placid School District for making this possible.

The Bookstore Plus, 2491 Main St, Lake Placid

2022 Artist Opportunities — Call to Artists

The Westport Heritage House Art Committee invites you to celebrate the beauty of the Champlain Valley and the visual arts by joining us in the 14th Annual Spirit of Place Art Exhibit at Westport’s Heritage House, July 1 – September 5, 10 am-3 pm, Sunday 1-3 pm. Closed Tuesdays.

Please join us at this wonderful event. It’s a great way to celebrate the Champlain Valley and to exhibit and sell your work. In the process, you will be supporting the Westport Heritage House, a historic building, which is now the community visitor center.

The full application, including important dates, is HERE.

Westport Heritage House, 6459 Main St, Westport

New Artists-in-Residence & CA+MP Events

June 19 – July 3: Mixed, Multidisciplinary Residency

Our newest group – four individual artists and one creative duo, all working in a variety of disciplines – arrives at the Lounge for two weeks this coming Sunday. While in Upper Jay they plan on developing photographic explorations, performance art, musical theater, interactive and dramatic installations, and more.

Along with a gallery showing and evening of performance with mad art party vibes featuring all of our residents’ work on July 2nd, each artist will offer a community workshop sometime over the next two weeks while staying here in Upper Jay.

More info HERE.

Meadowmount in Concert at the Grange

Sunday, June 19, 2022, 3 to 4:30 pm

The second in a series of concerts presented by Meadowmount School of Music at the Grange.
The Grange is pleased to co-sponsor this concert series in collaboration with Meadowmount as they bring some of their “rising stars” to perform in the off-season in our community.

The program will feature June Chung, violin and Kyiung Im Kim, piano, performing works by JS Bach, Franck, de Falla, and Wienawski. A reception to meet the musicians will follow the concert, at Whitcomb’s.

$10 / students and seniors, $5

1610 NYS Route 22, Whallonsburg

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