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Weekender A&E

ALCA streams Indian Lake native’s concert, interview Friday

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts online performance series “ALCA-Seltzer Series: Online Relief from the Headaches of Social Distancing” will host its first Autumn Stream, a concert by singer-songwriter Ryan Leddick at 7 p.m. Friday. Links to this ...

LPCA gallery reopens this week

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts announced Monday it will reopen Gallery @ LPCA, located at the art center’s main campus at 17 Algonquin Drive. The reopening will coincide with the unveiling of this year’s annual Open Juried Art Show on Thursday. More than 70 works ...

‘The Soul of a Bowl’: Reid’s pottery on display in October

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Artist Guild will present “The Soul of a Bowl,” a show of recent pottery by Mary Lou Reid, during the month of October. Reid has created 50 bowls in a variety of styles, colors and sizes. Thirty of them have been named to reflect her connection with her ...

Tupper Lake Plein Air Fest is this week

TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake Plein Air Festival will welcome regional artists this week on Wednesday through Sunday, Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, to paint the beautiful vistas this area has to offer in fall. There will be an art show and sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to ...

It’s Raining Poetry in Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — If you’re feeling down on a rainy day, heading outside might bring an uplifting message — poems on downtown sidewalks that only appear when wet. The Adirondack Center for Writing and the village of Saranac Lake Arts and Culture Advisory Board teamed up on the Raining ...

‘ALCA-Seltzer’ to stream arts events

The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, based in Blue Mountain Lake, is offering a series of events to keep residents of Adirondack Park entertained now that summer is past. Virtual events, that is, as ALCA has been been online-only since the pandemic started. A number of new streaming ...

Lake Placid Sinfonietta hosts live piano recital by Sara Davis Buechner

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Sinfonietta is hosting an hour-long piano recital with pianist Sara Davis Buechner, who will perform music composed by Beethoven, Chopin and Gershwin live on YouTube this Saturday. The event can be found at 5 p.m. on the Sinfonietta’s YouTube channel. ...

Black art discussed in LPCA course

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is hosting an online class called “Black Narratives” every Tuesday in October. The four-class series will be held over Zoom from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27. Registration costs $62 and can be completed by calling ...

Stage Rats perform next play on lawn

SARANAC LAKE — With theaters still closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Adirondack Stage Rats are taking it to the grass. The lawn of 94 Forest Hill Ave., Saranac Lake, will be the stage as Leslie Dame and Jordan Hornstein star in “Bakersfield Mist,” a two-person, socially ...

Film explores Mohawk coming-of-age ceremony

SARANAC LAKE — Katsitsionni Fox’s name translates from the Haudenosaunee language as “She Makes Flowers.” “That’s the name my mom gave me,” Fox, an educator and multi-modal creative, said. “The name for me has more to do with the things that I make because I’m an ...

Adirondack Singers cancel fall season due to COVID

SARANAC LAKE — Due to the ongoing social distancing requirements, the nature of choir rehearsals, and the health and welfare of members, the board of the Adirondack Singers Inc. has made the difficult decision to cancel its fall season. That includes the choir’s rehearsals as well as ...

Celebrated pianist to perform virtual concert Sept. 26

LAKE PLACID — Concert pianist Sara Davis Buechner will perform in a virtual concert hosted by the Lake Placid Sinfonietta next Saturday. The concert, on YouTube live, is slated for 5 p.m. on Sept. 26. Sinfonietta Music Director Stuart Malina will introduce Buechner, who will be ...

Randy Jones’ nature paintings displayed at Tupper Arts

TUPPER LAKE — Tupper Arts presents “Randy Jones: One-Man Art Show,” which began Wednesday and runs through Sept. 27. This show had to be postponed from late May due to mandatory COVID-19 shutdowns. Twenty-eight paintings, featuring wildlife and nature paintings in rustic frames, ...

Moose raise $3,000 for Tupper Arts

TUPPER LAKE — The “Moose on the Loose” project raised more than $3,000 for Tupper Arts operations. Sean Hall captured the “People’s Choice” award of $500, donated by AdkAction. The following artists donated their painted moose for last week’s silent auction: Lorraine ...

Pendragon streams young actors in ‘Pets in Quarantine’

SARANAC LAKE — On Wednesday, Sept. 9, Pendragon Theatre started streaming “Pets in Quarantine” by Stephen Murray. The family-friendly comedy stars Summer Cranker, Olivia Marroco, Zach Richards and others, and is directed by Kent Streed. Caleb Mihill is the film editor, sound and ...

Artists Guild exhibit reflects on 2020

SARANAC LAKE — Corey Pandolph’s “Matter” is one of eight works in gallery and nearly 40 online featured in “Responding II-2020,” a new art exhibition which opens online Friday on the Adirondack Artists Guild’s website. The cartoonist turned figurative painter grew up in ...

Depot Theatre Academy offers class

WESTPORT — The Depot Theatre Academy outreach and education program is offering an in-person Musical Theatre and Monologue Rep Class from Sept. 28 to Oct. 26 on Mondays from 6 to 9 p.m. This five-week course is meant for those interested in preparation for auditions, public speaking ...