Devising Dialogue: Writing from Plays with LJ Schwartau

Adirondack Center for Writing 15 Broadway, Saranac Lake

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. Laura-Jean Schwartau is a member of Actors’ Equity and SAG-AFTRA. As a director, actor, and choreographer, LJ has...


Speak/Eazy Storytelling Open Mic at Whitcomb’s

Whallonsburg Grange 1610 NY-22

Speak/Eazy Storytelling Open Mic at Whitcomb’s April 17, 7:00 - 9:00 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...


Saranac Lake Collage Collective – Poetry Theme

Saranac Lake Free Library 109 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY, United States

Saranac Lake Collage Collective meets on the 3rd Sunday of each month. Stop by to cut and paste a collage from old books and magazines. Free, all supplies supplied. Drop by anytime between 2-5pm at the Saranac Lake Free Library Cantwell Room (side door). Gender neutral restrooms & masks available.


Howl Story Slam at Iron Horse Grill

Iron Horse Grill 406 Main St, Morristown, NY

The Howl Story Slam is a live storytelling competition. Anyone can sign up to tell a story the night of the event. The rules: true stories, no notes, under 5 minutes Theme: Risky Business No tickets needed. Admission is a suggested $10 donation at the door. Your donation supports Adirondack Center for Writing and North...


Moving Stills: An Art Film and Poetry Event

Downtown Artist Cellar 410 East Main Street, Malone, NY

A Collaborative Project, a Viewing and Reading Event Celebrating National Poetry Month. Poetry Inspired by Twelve Short Films by Michael Hart Featuring Poetry by North Country Poets Tyler Barton Isabelle Bohl jim bourey Sylvia Karman Erica Kelso Ethan Shantie Admission is free, donations appreciated; refreshments will be served.


ACW’s 25th Anniversary Gala

Hotel Saranac 100 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY, United States

The story continues… Celebrate 25 years of ACW with an open beer and wine bar, LOTS of hors d’oeuvres, games, and plenty of good company. Friday, May 3, 6-9 PM The Hotel Saranac Honorees: Nancy & John Rosenthal Honorary Chairs: Fran Yardley & Burdette Parks Sponsorship levels: MAN BOOKER PRIZE $5000 – 10 tickets PULITZER...


Kickass Writers Festival

Saranac Lake NY, United States

The Kickass Writers Festival, featuring writers, poets, comedians, and other kickass creatives, celebrates how writing and storytelling — in all of their forms — are essential to art, entertainment and social change. It takes place across various locations all over Saranac Lake and includes readings, workshops, talks, publishing programs, special performances, a book fair, a...

Free – $149