Weekender A&E

Downtown Lake Placid’s Gallery 46 comes into its own

LAKE PLACID — Gallery 46 on Main Street started out as a satellite location for the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. It was an extra place to sell tickets and hang pieces of art. While still technically a satellite by definition, many local aesthetes say Gallery 46 has come into its own ...

Catskill sound in Adirondacks as Felice Bros. play Waterhole

If you go... Who: The Felice Brothers with special guests Folkfaces and the Old Main When: 9 p.m. Friday, June 15 Where: The Waterhole Upstairs Music Lounge, 48 Main St., Saranac Lake How much: $18 in advance, $22 at the door --- SARANAC LAKE — The concept of Catskill music ...

New film about women’s rights champion Ruth Bader Ginsburg takes LPCA screen

LAKE PLACID — At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But without a definitive Ginsburg biography, the unique personal journey of this diminutive, quiet warrior’s rise to ...

Artists selected for the 2018 Adirondack Plein Air Festival

SARANAC LAKE — Jurying is complete and 50 artists have been selected for participation in the 2018 Adirondack Plein Air Festival in Saranac Lake, Aug 13-18. Applications were received from plein air painters from across the country and two continents for the 10th anniversary of this ...

Celebrating Father’s Day

My husband and I were recently at a festival where a group offered a “mining” activity. For a certain fee, the child could dig around searching for gemstones. (We used to do something similar and bury treasure in our sandbox for our kids to find.) Later we saw the same family getting into ...

Parsnips for dessert?

Long before potatoes made their journey from the New World to the old, parsnips were Europe’s ‘go-to’ veggie. At a time when the process for refining sugar from cane and beets was still unknown and honey was an expensive luxury, parsnips were often on the dessert menu. Sweet, starchy and ...

Lake Placid Institute announces summer scheduling

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Institute for the Arts and Humanities has announced its lineup of events and programs for the summer season. The 24-Hours Photography Contest Exhibition is on display at the Lake Placid Public Library throughout the month of June. The contest is open ...

Big Tupper Brewing hosts TV and radio fishing personality

TUPPER LAKE — Don Meissner has been entertaining people of all ages with a variety of TV and radio shows about fishing, that air across the country. His most recent endeavor has been a program called “Fishing Behind the Lines”, a program that features active and retired servicemen ...

BluSeed Studios announces ‘Abstraction’ winners

SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios has announced the winners of its sixth annual “Abstraction” art exhibit. The exhibit features abstract works in a wide variety of media including paintings, collage, photography and mixed media. More than thirty artists from the North Country and ...

11-year-old’s movie raises money for LPCA, Joshua Fund

LAKE PLACID — He’s 11 years old, made a movie, got it shown in a full-sized theater and donated the proceeds to charity. Lincoln Norfolk wrote, directed, filmed and edited his short film “Finding Home,” which he presented Monday night at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. The ...

Tupper Arts will open on Park Street

TUPPER LAKE — On Aug. 7, Tupper Arts will open the doors on the largest arts center in this town, starting a flow of creative ideas, trade classes and shows through its new Park Street storefront. It has long been Louise McNally’s ambitious dream to have a place in town to explore ...

Catskill sound comes to Adirondacks as Felice Brothers play Waterhole

SARANAC LAKE — The concept of Catskill music is a little ambiguous. If someone says New Orleans, you think of jazz and boisterous marching bands. If someone says Detroit, you think of Motown and R&B. As for places like Saugerties, Windham and Palenville, James Felice of the Felice ...

Improv art

Click here to browse a CU photo gallery of Thursday night's Saranac Lake High School Spring Concert.

Knitters take to H’town Town Hall steps Saturday

SARANAC LAKE — As part of Worldwide Knit in Public Day, Knitterondackers will knit from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of Harrietstown Town Hall, 39 Main St. Anyone who wants to knit or chat is welcome to stop by. There will be yarn and needles available for anyone who wants to give it a try.

What’s on your list? Pendragon presents ‘The Love List’

If you go... What: Norm Foster’s “The Love List” Where: Pendragon Theatre, 15 Brandy Brook, Saranac Saranac Lake When: June 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21 and 22 at 8 p.m., and June 10 and 17 at 2 p.m. How much: Tickets are $25 for adults, $23 for seniors and student and $16 for ...

Camp Pendragon Variety Show Gala Fundraiser June 10

SARANAC LAKE — Pendragon Theatre will host the Camp Pendragon Fundraiser Gala at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 10 as it celebrates the achievements of alumni and raises funds for the upcoming Camp Pendragon production of “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” This variety show style gala is appropriate ...

Bicycle Rodeo in Tupper Lake Saturday

TUPPER LAKE — The annual Bike Rodeo will be hosted by the Tupper Lake Police Department from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9 at the Emergency Services Building. This is a free family event that teaches bicycle safety with on-road, off-road course, free helmets for those in need, ...

Summer Theater Festival: offering and special dedication announced

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts will offer 3 separate touring works with multiple performances from July 13 through Aug. 6. The Center’s Artistic Director George Cordes explains, “The Summer Theater Festival was begun by my predecessor, Stephen Svoboda ...

Cooie DeFrancesco Saturday at Will Rogers

SARANAC LAKE — Cooie DeFrancesco will perform traditional tunes, popular music and original songs at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 9 at Saranac Village at Will Rogers. Born in St. Albans, Vermont, Cooie’s nickname was the result of her baby brother’s pronunciation of her given name, ...