Arts & Entertainment


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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.

Art Walks returns to Saranac Lake this weekend

The 2014 Third Thursday Art Walks will return on the evening of Aug. 21 when the village, businesses, nonprofits, parks and galleries will host the talents of regional and local artists and musicians of various genres from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.

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Arts and antique show slated at Keene’s Marcy Field

The 22nd annual High Peaks Arts and Antiques Show will take place rain or shine on Marcy Airfield.

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Visiting artists to ‘paint the town’ at Plein Air Festival

Aug. 21-24

Sixty artists are now registered to participate in the 6th Annual Adirondack Plein Air Festival from Aug. 21-24.

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‘Turtles’ bring economic boost to Tupper

The filming of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” in Tupper Lake last March resulted in an approximately $1 million local economic impact.

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McGinness gives back with debut country album

The Moriah and Middlebury native recently released his debut album, “It’s Gonna Be a Good Night,” on iTunes, Google Play and online (joeMcGinness.net) and other digital outlets. His first single, one of six original songs from the album, was released in April, and has sold over 7,000 copies digitally through iTunes, XBox, Amazon and Google Play.

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Lumberjacks, re-enactors impress crowd at Mountain Days

Local lumbering skills — featuring world-class male and female lumberjacks — as well as re-enactors of local history are featured at a traditional summer festival in rural Stony Creek.

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Roemischer to perform in Westport

On Saturday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m, award-winning pianist, composer, writer and teacher, Jessica Roemischer will perform at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church in Westport.

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“Greater Tuna” launches on August 1

The Depot Theatre 2014 season continues August 1-17 with “Greater Tuna,” the now-classic comedy about the small town morals and mores of Tuna, Texas (Texas’ 3rd smallest town!).

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Songs at Mirror Lake announces Blues Night

The Pines Inn Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series presented by Adirondack “By Owner” has announced the fourth performance in the seven week series, scheduled for Tuesday, July 22, as Blues Night with Quinn Sullivan.

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Gallagher premiers original work

On Sunday, July 20 Martha Gallagher will premiere a new original work, appearing as the guest soloist with the Lake Placid Sinfonietta.

Art center seeking TV

The Upper Jay Art Center is looking for a fairly large flat screen TV to use at the Recovery Lounge for our 10 year celebration event (A Kegger) Aug. 22.

Depot Theatre receives grant

The Depot Theatre has received a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts to support its 2014 Season.

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Songs at Mirror Lake announces lineup

The Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series has announced that The Pines Inn will, once again, be the Whole Note (Title) Sponsor for the 2014 season.

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Sinatra lands in Westport

The Depot Theatre 2014 season begins July 11-27 with “My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra,” a fresh, entertaining evening of great music that distills the nearly 1,400 songs that Sinatra recorded down to 56 selections.