Arts & Entertainment


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Human rights, social issues to be explored through film events

The ongoing partnership between the Adirondack Film Society (AFS) and the LPCA expands this month to include John Brown Lives!, a nonprofit organization supporting human rights and social justice issues in the memory of abolitionist John Brown.

Spirit of Place issues call for artists

All artists living, working in, or visiting the Lake Champlain Region are invited to participate in a grand and diverse art exhibition at the Westport Heritage House this summer.

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Broadway vet steps in to direct Westport Central School play

The show will go on for this spring’s Westport Central School Drama Club production of “Our Miss Brooks.”

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Westport Depot Theatre announces 37th season

Complete with classic songs from the 60’s, zany romantic comedy and toe-tapping honky tonk, the Depot Theatre is pleased to announce its dynamic 2015 main stage lineup.

Keene Central School to host Salvador Dalí exhibit

The Spanish and Art Departments of Keene Central School will be hosting an exhibit featuring the fascinating paintings of Salvador Dalí, as well as KCS student art inspired by Dalí’s work.

Au Sable Forks to explore creation of art co-op

The Au Sable Forks Revitalization Group, in partnership with the Town of Jay, announces an open meeting to explore the economic advantages and feasibility of forming an Artist/Artisan Co-operative, with a year round permanent storefront on Main Street in Au Sable Forks.

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Hobofest tickets now on sale

Organizers will hold a fundraising event on April 30 to support this year’s Hobofest.

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Champlain Film Society, Grange to merge

The Whallonsburg Civic Association, which manages the Grange Hall in Whallonsburg, announced last week that it will merge operations with the Champlain Valley Film Society.

Rep. Stefanik Announces 2015 Congressional Art Competition

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) has announced the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for New York’s 21st district.

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Classical pianist to perform in Elizabethtown

On April 11 and 12, Piano by Nature will present two recitals of what organizers say is pure beauty and absolute technical mastery.

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Pendragon Theatre preps Young Playwright’s Festival Day

Pendragon Theatre has announced the schedule for the 2015 Young Playwright’s Festival Day on April 11.

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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.