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Weekender A&E

The Joint is Jumpin’ video shorts

SARANAC LAKE —  Brooklyn-based film/video archivist Russell Scholl presents a program of musical shorts both ecstatic and sublime at 7:30 tonight at the Lake Flower Landing, 421 Lake Flower Ave., Saranac Lake. Admission is $10 and refreshments will be served. The program includes ...

Barely Methodical Troupe
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Acrobatic circus company Barely Methodical Troupe Wednesday

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents British experimental acrobatic circus company, Barely Methodical Troupe’s “Bromance” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 1. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets are available by calling the LPCA Box Office at ...

George Kilby Jr., right, returns to Delta Blue Saturday
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George Kilby Jr. returns Saturday with Mardi Gras party

LAKE PLACID — George Kilby Jr’s Mardi Gras Revue will return to Delta Blue in the Hotel North Woods Saturday. The Magic Hat Brewing Company presents Kilby as he brings the sounds of New Orleans to Mardi Gras in the Adirondacks at 9 p.m. with no cover for an evening of live music, ...

Bakery Concert Series continues Sunday at Lake Flower Landing

SARANAC LAKE — The second concert in the Bakery Concert Series, hosted by cellist Esther Rogers Baker and multi-instrumentalist/composer Gene Baker, continues at 4 p.m. Sunday with performers Elaine Dewar; violin, Peggy Wheeler; viola, and Laurel Kuxhaus; oboe and English horn. ...

Adirondack Center for Writing brings back PoemVillage

SARANAC LAKE — In April 2016, the Adirondack Center for Writing set out to welcome poems from locals to celebrate the creativity and talent of the Tri-Lakes community for National Poetry Month. Organizers were blown away to have been sent over 400 poems, and see the storefronts of ...

Story and song tonight at VIC

PAUL SMITHS — The Paul Smith’s VIC will host an evening of story and song at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 with Vermont Logger turned award winning story teller, Bill Torrey and singer/songwriter Celia Evans as they celebrate the North Woods and the exhibit of paintings and narrative by ...

Several chances to catch ‘Ripcord’ at The Recovery Lounge

UPPER JAY — The Recovery Lounge presents the winter play “Ripcord” by David Lindsay-Abaire tonight, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. There will be a discussion after the Friday performance. A sunny room on an upper floor is the prime real estate in the ...

‘Healthy Eating Made Simple’ March 2 at library

SARANAC LAKE — The Library Lunch program, “Healthy Eating Made Simple: Eat Real Food” will be held at noon Thursday, March 2 in the Cantwell Room of the Saranac Lake Free Library. The speaker, Amy Kohanski, is the former owner of Nori’s Village Market. She has a culinary degree ...

Lake Placid Institute announces 24 Hours Photography Contest

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid Institute for the Arts and Humanities invites all Adirondack region high school students to participate in a visual interpretation of their surroundings in the Institute’s program: “24 Hours — A Photographic Interpretation of Life in the ...

Great Adirondack Young People’s Poetry Contest open

The Great Adirondack Young People’s Poetry Contest was initiated in 1998 and remains one of the most successful and treasured programs of the Lake Placid Institute. Two poems may be submitted by any student in grades one to 12 (including home-schooled students), in schools in the ...

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Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars Saturday at LPCA

If you go... What: African band Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars When: Saturday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. Where: Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Ave. How much: $15 in advance at 518-523-2512 or online at www.lakeplacidarts.org, or $20 at the door --- LAKE PLACID — In ...

The cast of The Fourth Wall” is pictured, from left: Burdette Parks, Kathleen Recchia, Laura-Jean Schwartau-Swanson, and Lucky Cerruti.
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Stage Rats open ‘The Fourth Wall’ at BluSeed

SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios is helping to raise the curtain on the North Country’s newest theater group, the Adirondack Stage Rats. Their first production — a political comedy called “The Fourth Wall” by A.R. Gurney, will open in late February for six performances: Feb. ...

Ski movie night at the Wild Center Saturday

TUPPER LAKE — The Wild Center will present an evening celebrating skiing and riding, including a showing of Matchstick Productions’ (MSP) latest film, “Ruin and Rose” Saturday, Feb. 18. The night will begin with local high school student and Adirondack Youth Climate Summiteer ...

Cabin Fever Festival: History of Adirondack Food Tasting

LAKE CLEAR — The Lake Clear Lodge and Retreat will host Cabin Fever Festival with the History of Adirondack Food on Feb. 25 from 3 to 6 p.m. From the Native Americans and Pioneers to the Cure Cottage Days and the Grand Hotel Era, there will be historical guides with tastings stations, ...

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Full lineup of music on tap at Delta Blue

Mikey Jr. Band Friday, Saturday --- LAKE PLACID — The Mikey Jr. Band will take the Delta Blue stage Friday, Feb. 17 and Saturday, Feb 18 from 9 p.m. to midnight. For a musical style that has historically placed so much weight on linage, the passing of more and more of the old ...

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West End Blend back at the Waterhole Saturday

Soul/Funk collective West End Blend will return to the Waterhole Saturday night to play Winter Carnival and party with the community. The 10-piece band is comprised of vocalist Erica Bryan, drummer Sam Horan, bassist Tom Sullivan, keyboardist Paulie Philippone, guitarists Jesse Combs and ...

Winter Book Sale starts Thursday

SARANAC LAKE — The 28th annual Winter Carnival Book Sale will take place on Thursday, Feb. 9, from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m., and Friday, Feb. 10, and Saturday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Thomas B. Cantwell Community Room at the Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main St. Warm up while ...

Lucky Cerruti, Brendan Gotham and Chris Leifheit in “Guys on Ice”
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‘Guys on Ice’ kicks off Saturday at Pendragon

SARANAC LAKE — Pendragon Theatre presents “Guys On Ice,” Fred Alley and James Kaplan’s popular musical touted as the world’s funniest (and only) ice fishing musical comedy. Marvin, Lloyd and the aptly named beer and bait “borrower” Ernie the Moocher sit in Marvin’s shanty ...