Weekender A&E

Summer of Doug Friday and Saturday at Delta Blue

LAKE PLACID - Summer of Doug will perform a free show at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Delta Blue at the Hotel North Woods.Douglas John Bergen had a dream to play music so his wife Kelly gave him a $100 guitar to bring "Southern Rock for the North."A few strums and a few scribbles later, the ...

Lostdog hits Delta Blue stage Tuesday

LAKE PLACID - Lostdog will perform a special Tuesday Night show, Aug. 4, at Delta Blue at the newly renovated Hotel North Woods.The performance will follow the Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series at the Bandshell Stage in Mid's Park.Lostdog is comprised of five musicians: Nick Gulli (drums), Ben ...

LPCA hosts free performance of ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will host an Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts' reimagining of William Shakespeare's "Love's Labour's Lost" at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3.The free performance will be held outdoors, behind the LPCA.Shakespeare's sparkling comedy delights in ...

‘Ant-Man’ much better than expected

I was really, really worried about "Ant-Man," but it turns out my fears were unfounded.When I initially heard Edgar Wright, director of "Shaun of the Dead," "Hot Fuzz," and the vastly underrated "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World," which may someday be seen as the perfect fusion of movies, music, ...

Ironman grant helps kids put on a musical in a week

LAKE PLACID - The East Branch Friends of the Arts will receive a $500 grant from the Ironman Foundation Community Fund to support a summer musical theater production.The East Branch Friends of the Arts will use the funds for the production of the summer Youth Musical-in-a-Week Theatre Workshop, ...

Pendragon raises money for lights on Adirondack Gives

SARANAC LAKE - Pendragon Theatre has announced a new campaign on Adirondack Gives, Adirondack Foundation's crowdfunding site for nonprofit groups, community groups and municipalities.The "Light Up The Stage" campaign is raising money for Pendragon, which is in urgent need of a newer and safer ...

Pendragon romps through Tony-winning comedy

SARANAC LAKE - How do you write a Tony award-winning play? If you're playwright Christopher Durang, you combine 1 cup Anton Chekhov with 2 cups family dysfunction, a half-cup of sibling rivalry, a quarter-cup of vapid narcissism, an eighth-cup of sexual tension, a tablespoon of social critique, ...

Rebecca Kelly Ballet returns with ‘Cascade’

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will present a performance Rebecca Kelly onstage at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 23.Tickets cost $20 for adults, $17 for students, and $12 for children. Tickets are available by calling the LPCA Box Office at 518-523-2512 or online at ...

Arts center will honor Ed and Lisa Weibrecht at Summer Gala

LAKE PLACID - To recognize Ed and Lisa Weibrecht's many years of vision and dedication to the organization, the Lake Placid Center for the Arts recently announced it will present them with the LPCA Spotlight Award at the 2015 Summer Gala on Thursday, July 30 at the Conference Center at Lake ...

Free concert Tuesday in Mid’s Park: Lukas Nelson & P.O.T.R.

LAKE PLACID - The Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series presents American Rock Night with Lukas Nelson & P.O.T.R. (Promise of the Real) on Tuesday, July 28, sponsored by Curtis Lumber.The band last played the Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series 2013.Lukas Nelson and his band P.O.T.R. are an ...

Wellness community offers Body Bliss

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will host Body Bliss, an afternoon retreat for the Adirondack and Ironman community, from 1 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 24.Tickets cost $60 and include four wellness workshops and a healthy snack from Green Goddess Natural Foods. Registration is ...

Blues Mob comes to town

LAKE PLACID - Michael Hill's Blues Mob will perform live at Delta Blue Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights this week, July 23 to 25 starting at 9 p.m. with no cover.Michael Hill's Blues Mob has recorded six internationally released albums of their original, New York-style blues, beginning with ...

Titus begins music fest

MALONE - Titus Mountain Family Ski Center is launching a Bands at the Base Music Festival to be held slopeside at its lower lodge south of Malone.The all-day music festival is from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 25.Local bands and artists are the main attraction of the festival. Jam ...

Sinfonietta performs in Keene Valley

KEENE VALLEY - The Lake Placid Sinfonietta will perform in the quaint and acoustically vibrant Keene Valley Congregational Church on Saturday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m., hosted by East Branch Friends of the Arts.This professional chamber orchestra will perform works by Beethoven, Mozart, Strauss and ...

Piano, voice duo performs next week in Long Lake

LONG LAKE - George and Debbie Damasevitz, piano and voice, will give a concert at the United Methodist Church in Long Lake at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 30.These professional musicians from the Binghamton area recently moved to Newcomb with their son Alex.George is a pianist and organist who has ...

Cycle Adirondacks offers free concert series en route

SARANAC LAKE - The Wildlife Conservation Society has announced the lineup for a free community concert series happening from Aug. 22 to 29 as part of Cycle Adirondacks, the first fully catered road-cycling tour of the Adirondack Park and surrounding region.The eight-night series will feature ...

Museum offers lesson in Adirondack gardening

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE - This season at the Adirondack Museum, the Monday Evening Lecture Series presents a variety of Adirondack topics, including the creation of Mohawk baskets and how traditions continue to thrive, contemporary art in the Adirondack region and archaeology of the ...

Albert Lee headlines Lake George Blues & Roots fest

LAKE GEORGE - The Lake George Blues & Roots music festival will take place on Aug. 1 and 2 at the Festival Commons in Charles R. Wood Park, Lake George Village.This inaugural event, presented by the Lake George Arts Project, features regional blues bands along with Saturday's headliner ...