Weekender A&E

Pendragon Theatre opens ‘The Seagull’ tonight

SARANAC LAKE - There are a few things Director Anne Thibault wants you to know about Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull." First and foremost, she wants to remind you of how funny it is."Chekhov thinks of his plays as comedies," she told the Enterprise at a roundtable discussion with the cast Friday. ...

Olympic Car Show and Parade returns Sunday

LAKE PLACID - The 33rd annual Olympic Car Show and Parade, to support the Lake Placid Ski Club, will be held on Sunday Sept. 6, on the Olympic Speed Skating Oval in Lake Placid.The show is sponsored by Hoffman Auto, High Peaks and Egglefield Ford, Hoffman & Eells CPAs, P.C., Wes Moody ...

LPCA presents ‘The 46ers’ documentary

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents "The 46ers," a documentary film by Blake Cortright.The feature will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4.Tickets are $10 in advance and at the door, and are available by calling the LPCA Box Office at 518-523-2512 or online at ...

Farm 2 Fork Festival to feature Ad’k Mediterranean menu

SARANAC LAKE - Home cooks will serve up a diverse array of farm to table dishes at the sixth annual Farm 2 Fork Festival.This year's menu features an Adirondack Mediterranean theme. The festival takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, at Saranac Lake's Riverside Park.A ...

Are you a Godfather, or a Goodfella?

As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to write a column on "Goodfellas."Martin Scorcese's classic film turned 25 this year, and the Sundance Channel is celebrating the occasion by showing the film multiple times this month. A 25th anniversary edition Blu-Ray was released featuring a ...

Ana Egge on stage Friday at the Recovery Lounge

UPPER JAY - The Recovery Lounge will host Ana Egge at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4 with David Moss (cello, harmony) and Alex Hargreaves (fiddle, harmony).Admission is $15 at the door."We were always the outsiders," folk songwriter Ana Egge said of her early roots in a small North Dakota town of 50 ...

‘Re-imagine’ opens at Guild

SARANAC LAKE - "Re-imagine," drawings and Mixed media images by Suzanne Langelier-Lebeda, is the featured art exhibit at The Adirondack Artists Guild from Sept. 4-30. The opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4.In her artist's statement about this body of work, ...

‘Arrivals and Departures’ opens Friday

SARANAC LAKE - The exhibit "Arrivals and Departures" opens on Friday, Sept. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Art at the Pink House at 25 Woodruff St.The gallery specializes in fabric and mixed media art work, with this exhibit featuring new mixed media work by the well-known artist Susan Andrews. The work ...

Dave Keyes this weekend at Delta Blue

LAKE PLACID - Dave Keyes, a headliner at the 2015 Lake Placid Blues and Heritage Festival, will appear at Delta Blue from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, Sept. 4-5.New York City keyboardist and band leader Keyes has recently released his 5th CD "Right Here, Right Now." The album ...

Touch A Truck, Block Dance Sunday in Tupper

TUPPER LAKE - Trucks. Dancing. Food. Free admission. Sounds pretty good, right?If any of the above appeals to you, you may want to visit the Touch-A-Truck and Block Dance from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Sunday in the Municipal Park. The members of the village police department, the Tupper Lake ...

A work in progress

SARANAC LAKE - An artistic masterpiece is slowly taking shape on an unorthodox canvas: the 50-foot-by-50-foot basketball court at William Morris Park.Artist Tim Fortune, the Saranac Lake native largely responsible for sparking his hometown's art scene, began working on the project Aug. 17. ...

Lake Placid to host World Olympic Collector’s Fair

LAKE PLACID - Hundreds of Olympic memorabilia hunters, pin traders and history buffs will visit this village next month for the 21st annual World Olympic Collectors Fair.The three-day event will be held Sept. 11 to 13, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on ...

From hat trick to slapstick

LAKE PLACID - Bill Murray. Stephen Colbert. Tina Fey. What do they have in common, besides the ability to make us laugh? They were all part of Second City, a legendary comedy group whose touring company is appearing tonight at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts.Tour performer Andrew Knox, a ...

Bruce Katz Band takes Delta Blue stage

LAKE PLACID - Bruce Katz Band will be on stage at Delta Blue Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9 p.m. to midnight.Bruce Katz is a four-time (2008, 2009, 2010, 2015) Nominee for the Blues Music Award (W.C. Handy Award) for "Pinetop Perkins Piano Player of the Year," selected by the Blues ...

Sketch Comedy group The Second City comes to LPCA

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts welcomes back Chicago's renowned comedy group, The Second City. The troupe returns with their latest hysterical tour on Friday, Aug. 28 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door, and are available by calling the LPCA Box Office at ...

LPCA presents encore screening of ‘Cast Party’

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts hosts an encore presentation of "Cast Party: Podcast Festival Live in Cinemas" at 7:30 tonight.The screening is sponsored in part by North Country Public Radio. Tickets are $18 and are available at the door, by calling the LPCA Box Office at ...

Adirondack Carousel-a-Thon Saturday

SARANAC LAKE - The third annual Adirondack Carousel-A-Thon will be held Saturday, Aug. 29 at the carousel on Depot Street.WSLP will broadcast live and Morning Show host Ethan Gawel will ride the carousel for 12 hours from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.There will be events and activities for the whole family, ...

Adirondack Show & Shine Car Show

WILMINGTON - The 2015 car show is a combo car show, where Adirondack Step Sides Car Club and The Lake Placid-Whiteface Mt. KOA in Wilmington, have teamed together and combined there normal, individual car shows into one big show.The Hot August Days-ADK Show & Shine Combo Car Show will ...

‘The Unauthorized Full House Story’ fails to hold interest

When "Full House" premiered on ABC in September 1987, it quickly became my favorite show. In my defense, I was 8 years old.By the start of its third season, however, I no longer found it funny.Why did I no longer find it funny? The answer was simple: By the time season three began, I had just ...