Arts & Entertainment


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Indie outfit Whispering Tree ready one-off North Country gig

This weekend's concert by indie folk duo the Whispering Tree will be a stripped down intimate affair, says the band. "I hope people will walk away feeling moved in some way.”

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ADK Shakespeare prepares for spring tour

The ADK Shakespeare Company is launching its first spring tour of upstate NY this year with productions of Romeo & Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Saranac Lake High to present “Bye Bye Birdie”

Saranac Lake High School Music Theatre is pleased to announce their 2015 spring musical, “Bye Bye Birdie,” with a book by Michael Stewart, lyrics by Lee Adams and music by Charles Strouse.

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Upper Jay Art Center announces three grants before anniversary

The Upper Jay Art Center (UJAC) received great news over the holidays: it was among the North Country’s 69 recipients of grant assistance from the state’s Regional Economic Development Council for 2014.

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Mineville to host country concert, video shoot Joe McGinness to shoot video, perform at VFW

When most artists shoot a music video, it is done on a closed set with very little fanfare.

Elizabethtown Social Center: Broadway tickets now available

The Elizabethtown Social Center, in conjunction with North Wind Tours, presents a trip to see the Broadway production of the Tony award winning musical, Pippin, at Proctors Theater in Schenectady Sunday, May 31.

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Paul Smith’s College VIC to reveal winter wonders

The Paul Smith’s College VIC will host a Meet the Artists holiday party on Sunday, Dec. 14 from 2 to 5 p.m.

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Garry Trudeau Winter Carnival Artwork on display at Adirondack Medical Center

The artwork of Garry Trudeau, award-winning author of the “Doonesbury” cartoon, is now on display at the Adirondack Medical Center, a member of Adirondack Health, for enjoyment by the community.

‘Peter Pan’ coming to Willsboro Central School

The Willsboro Drama Club (WDC) will present the classic musical “Peter Pan” in a series of four performances this month.

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Adirondack Shakespeare Company Begins Fall Tour

The Adirondack Shakespeare company may be small, they may be young, but as Shakespeare writes in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, “Though she be but little, she is fierce!” This fully-professional acting company celebrates their fifth season this year and is bringing back a fall tour for the second year in a row.

Piano by Nature chamber music tour preps fall gigs

On Sept. 27 and Sept. 28, join Piano by Nature for an unsual and very exciting chamber music tour de force.

Art Walks wraps up in Saranac Lake

The 2014 Third Thursday Art Walks are set to wrap up on Thursday, Sept. 18 in downtown Saranac Lake.

Theatre Company seeks directors

The Essex Theatre Company is seeking ideas for plays and musicals for the winter months in Essex and the surrounding towns and for the 2014-2015 summer season.

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Placid gets new forum for screening first-rate films

This week, the Lake Placid Film Forum (LPFF) embarks on a new phase in its now 15-year storied history:

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Stager to speak at Literacy Volunteers fundraiser

Well-known ecologist and local professor, Dr. Curt Stager will present his thought-provoking book, “Deep Future,”at the Literacy Volunteers’ Annual August Author Address on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 1:00 p.m at Camp Dudley’s Witherbee Hall.