Weekender A&E

The Whispering Tree Saturday in Upper Jay

UPPER JAY - The Upper Jay Art Center will present The Whispering Tree at 8 p.m. Saturday.At the heart of The Whispering Tree are singer/songwriter Eleanor Kleiner and multi-instrumentalist Elie Brangbour.With their deep-reaching sound, haunting vocals and vivid lyrics, this Franco/American duo ...

Long Lake students participate in LPCA art show

LAKE PLACID - Emily Porter is an aspiring artist inspired by the world around her."I see a lot of just general beauty everywhere," the Long Lake Central School 11th-grader told the Enterprise. "I see a lot of emotion in everything."Porter's charcoal drawing, "The Light Above," recently won the ...

Sweet celebration

Attendance was up during this year's Maple Weekend.This year, there were several events spread out across the Tri-Lake region at Whiteface Mountain Ski Center, Paul Smith's College VIC, The Wild Center and the Lake Placid Conference Center.Aaron Kellet, the manager of Whiteface, said it was a ...

The Wild Center honors otters with birthday party

TUPPER LAKE - Otter enthusiasts flocked to The Wild Center Sunday to wish the museum's otters a happy birthday.According to Wild Center Seasonal Naturalist Alessia McCobb, who coordinated the party, the center has been throwing the otters a party each year since 2007."We're celebrating the ...

Maple Weekend on tap

The snow is melting and the sap is running in the Adirondacks.To celebrate the sweet flow, a series of maple-syrup-themed events will take place this weekend at The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, the Paul Smith's VIC, Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington and Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross Country Center ...

Samuel James returns to BluSeed Studios Friday

Googling Samuel James is not as easy as it sounds: there are a few reasons why the roots musician's website is listed at www.therealsamueljames.com, and they may not be what you would think."Basically, there's a dude who was on (NBC television show) 'The Voice' named Sam James who plays pop ...

‘NOT Winter!’ opens at VIC

PAUL SMITHS - On Saturday, March 21, "NOT WINTER!" opened at the Paul Smith's College Visitors Interpretive Center."NOT WINTER!" is a group exhibit of works by members of the Adirondack Artists Guild. It will run at the VIC through April 16.When discussing a theme for the exhibit, members of ...

Pendragon announces Young Playwrights’ Festival winners

SARANAC LAKE - Pendragon Theatre's recently announced the winners of its 2015 Young Playwrights' Festival."Blackout" by Sophie Morelli (Lake Placid High School), Witter and Silas Swanson (Saranac Lake High School) took top honors in the high school category while "Sticks" by Sawyer T. Chase III ...

Maple Weekend on tap in the Adirondacks

Adirondack maple producers and businesses invite all to celebrate spring's sweetest product with special events, tours and tastings during Maple Weekend, March 28-29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.New York state's maple syrup has established a reputation as one of the highest quality maple ...

Adirondack Attic Musical History Tour comes to Canton

CANTON - Author and host of North Country Public Radio's Adirondack Attic Andy Flynn joins Adirondack folk singer Dan Berggren for a special presentation that mixes folk songs with stories and images from the archives of the Adirondack Museum.The show will be at The TAUNY Center, 53 Main St., ...

Two nights with Rhett Tyler, Roxy Perry at Delta Blue

LAKE PLACID - Rhett Tyler and Roxy Perry, together in a Delta Blue Blues Review, will host two shows at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.As a recording artist, Roxy Perry has performed, produced and written the material for four highly acclaimed CD's ("Hi Heel Blues," "Roxy Perry, New York Blues ...

Made for TV

Marc Christmas never thought his family would end up on a reality television show, and at times, it still seems a bit unreal to him."It was kind of a different experience," Christmas told the Enterprise in a phone interview Sunday. "The whole thing wasn't something that any of us really ...

The Red and Black Players say, ‘Hello, Dolly!’ at TLHS

TUPPER LAKE - If you're looking for a good, old-fashioned dose of musical fun, make sure to stop by Tupper Lake Middle-High School this weekend and say, "Hello, Dolly!"The musical features music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and a book by Michael Stewart. The director, George Cordes, is a veteran ...

Eggleston returns to Pendragon Theatre

The first thing Rushad Eggleston wants you to know about him is that he was born in a log cabin in a Redwood forest in California."That's really the most important fact about me," Eggleston told the Enterprise in a phone interview Sunday. "I was born in a log cabin in a Redwood Forest, not in a ...

Duo Fae at Hill and Hollow

The gift of music runs in Katherine Petersen's family."My Dad is an amateur pianist, and I always heard him practicing ever day," Petersen told the Enterprise during a phone interview Sunday. "He used to take my brother and I to concerts, and he asked us one day, 'Do you guys want to play an ...

Guild announces winners of juried show

SARANAC LAKE - The 17th annual juried show opened on Friday, March 13 at the Adirondack Artists' Guild.This year's juror was David Brickman, who chose 75 works from the 185 submitted by 80 artists. The show runs through April 12.The Best in Show Award, given by the Artists' Guild, went to ...

Wild Center hosts Peace Paper Project Saturday

TUPPER LAKE - The Wild Center will join the Peace Paper Project Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to celebrate maple sugaring culture and New York state Maple Weekends.Throughout the one-day interactive papermaking and printmaking demonstration, the public will be able to make paper from maple ...

Saranac Lake students present ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

SARANAC LAKE - If you plan on attending Saranac Lake High School's production of "Bye Bye Birdie" this weekend, be prepared to "Put On A Happy Face."The production, which originated the signature musical number, features direction by Matt Sorensen, an alumnus of SLHS and a veteran of Pendragon ...

Plein Air Festival full

SARANAC LAKE - Between March 1 and 2, the Adirondack Plein Air Festival went from 0 to 50 participants in less than 48 hours.On March 1, Sandra Hildreth, the Coordinator of the festival, opened the event for registration. By noon on March 2, the festival reached its pre-determined maximum ...

Adirondack Artists’ Guild opens juried competition Friday

SARANAC LAKE - The Adirondack Artists' Guild will host an opening reception for its 17th annual juried competition from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 13.Eighty artists submitted 185 works, and the juror, David Brickman selected 77 pieces to be hung in the show, which runs through Sunday, April ...