Weekender A&E

New studio tour showcases AuSable Valley artists

A splash of colors strikes you at first glance when walking into painter Frank Owen's studio in Keene Valley.Owen's home and studio was just one of many stops along the first annual AuSable River Valley Studio Tour held this weekend in the communities of Keene, Keene Valley, Upper Jay, Jay, ...

Get muddy and listen to tunes at Tupper’s Warrior Run

TUPPER LAKE - The Warrior Run is a challenging 3.5-mile obstacle race up the demanding mountain terrain of Big Tupper Ski Area, along with live music and concessions.Participants will challenge their physical and mental strength as they run, climb and crawl their way to being "crowned" a ...

‘Two Guys, One Goal: Beat Cancer’ fundraiser

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts hosts "Two Guys, One Goal: Beat Cancer," a fundraising event for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at 7 p.m. Monday, July 20.Doors open at 6:30 p.m. to preview silent auction items and raffle prizes.Mac Rand and Duncan Segger are different in ...

‘Made in the USA,’ art by Zigi Ben-Haim, opens Friday

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts invite the public to an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday with internationally renowned New York artist, Zigi Ben-Haim as he presents his "Made in the USA" exhibition.This new exhibition will be on display in the LPCA Fine Arts Gallery ...

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: ‘La Traviata’

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will present a screening of the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD Summer Encores: "La Traviata" at 7 tonight.Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets are available by calling the LPCA Box Office at 518.523.2512 or online at ...

HBO’s ‘The Brink’ is a missed opportunity

Jack Black deserved better. So did we.HBO's "The Brink," which follows the misadventures of Black's character, Alex Talbot, a Foreign Service officer assigned to Pakistan, Pablo Schreiber's Zeke "Z-Pak" Tilson, a chemically-dependent, drug-peddling naval aviator, and Tim Robbins' ...

Three nights of Slam Allen Band

LAKE PLACID - The Slam Allen Band, New York State Blues Hall of Fame inductee and headliner at the Lake Placid Blues and Heritage Festival, will take the Delta Blu stage from 9 p.m. to midnight tonight, Friday and Saturday.For more than 20 years, Slam Allen has been entertaining audiences with ...

Hobofest approved for Riverside Park

SARANAC LAKE - It will be a longer walk from the railroad tracks for any hobos who show up, but hey, they're hobos.Hobofest, a free, all-day music festival that's been billed as a celebration of railroad culture and the "hobo spirit," will be in Riverside Park this year, not on the grounds of ...

Made in the Adirondacks Fair Saturday at Adirondack Museum

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE - For its second year, the Made in the Adirondacks Fair will bring artists, artisans, musicians, traditional crafters, and contemporary makers to Blue Mountain Lake for a celebration of all things Adirondack, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Adirondack Museum, 9097 ...

Woodsmen’s Days sees sunshine in Tupper Lake

TUPPER LAKE - Sunny skies and hot weather greeted thousands of attendees at this year's annual Woodsmen's Days celebration.The young, the old and everyone in between lined Demars Boulevard between the town hall and the Municipal Park Saturday morning to watch the 2015 Woodsmen's Days Parade. ...

Roundtable series Saturday with Eileen Rockefeller

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Institute for the Arts and Humanities launches its 2015 Adirondack Roundtable series with venture philanthropist, author and speaker, Eileen Rockefeller on Saturday in the Mountain View Room of the Visitors Bureau and Conference Center on Main Street in Lake ...

Revving for charity

GABRIELS - Can motorcycles help feed the hungry? Moe Gladd thinks so, and he's hoping the surrounding communities will help him prove it.Gladd is one of the organizers of the Food Pantry Motorcycle Hunger Run taking place Sunday in the town of Brighton. The run will benefit the St. Paul's ...

Woodsmen’s Days back … with a big set of wheels

TUPPER LAKE Chainsaw carving. Axe-throwing. Greased pole climbing. All of this and more can only mean one thing: it's time, once again, for Woodsmen's Days.This is the 35th year for the event's current incarnation, according to Tupper Lake Woodsmen's Association Secretary Carrie Snye, who has ...

‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ opens at the Recovery Lounge

A Pulitzer Prize-winning work by one of America's greatest playwrights will open at the Upper Jay Art Center Recovery Lounge tonight.David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross" unflinchingly examines the harsh reality of desperate real estate salesmen trying to scrape their share of the "American ...

Mutt Strutt 5K Fun Run/Walk Sunday

LAKE PLACID - The North Country SPCA and Tri-Lakes Humane Society will host their second annual Mutt Strut 5K Fun Run/Walk on Sunday, July 12.The casual, dog-friendly event will start and finish at the Olympic Oval in Lake Placid. The 5K course follows Main Street through the village of Lake ...

Songs at Mirror Lake’s Celtic Night with Jubilee Riots

LAKE PLACID - The Mirror Lake Music Series has announced the third performance in the seven week series, scheduled for Tuesday, July 14, as Celtic Night with Jubilee Riots. The Pines Inn Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series presented by Adirondack "By Owner" is held at 7 p.m. on seven Tuesdays ...

‘A Grand Night for Singing’ at LPCA

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts and Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts will present a performance of "A Grand Night for Singing" at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 11.Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door, and are available by calling the LPCA Box Office at 518-523-2512 or ...

Adirondack Carousel Summer Gala 2015: ‘A Night in the Park’

SARANAC LAKE - The Adirondack Carousel will host its third annual fundraising gala from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 11 at its location in William Morris Park.The evening will feature music by the popular local band LeGroove, tastings from many Saranac Lake restaurants, champagne, beer and ...