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Weekender A&E

Donna the Buffalo Saturday at Waterhole

SARANAC LAKE - Donna the Buffalo will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11 at the Waterhole.Admission is $18 in advance by calling 518-891-9502 or stopping in to 43 Main St. or $20 at the door.One of the most dynamic and determined bands continuously touring America for since 1989, Donna the ...

Norman McGrath photography displayed at LPCA

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts invites the public to an opening meet-the-artist reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 10 for "The Photography of Norman McGrath."This new exhibit will be on display in the LPCA Fine Arts Gallery through July 8. Gallery hours are Wednesday ...

Damaged Goods to perform Saturday at Will Rogers

SARANAC LAKE - On Saturday, June 11 at 7:30 p.m., Saranac Village at Will Rogers will host Damaged Goods, featuring Keith King, Frank Fedele, Mike McCorry, Randy Vaughn and Dodridge Moore playing hits and favorite songs from the last 100 years. Instruments include guitar, keyboard, percussion, ...

Summer Theatre Festival in Blue Mountain Lake

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE - The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts has announced its 2016 Adirondack Lakes Summer Theater Festival.The touring festival will feature "The Best of Broadway," a musical revue, as well as free outdoor performances of "The Taming of the Shrew" as its Shakespeare in the ...

Drama Club Jr. presents ‘The Lion King’ this weekend

LAKE PLACID - Students in grades 3, 4, 5, and 6 will perform Disney's "The Lion King Jr." this weekend through special arrangement with MTI Theater Productions. The Lake Placid Central School's Drama Club Jr. includes both elementary and middle school students. There will be high school ...

Summer at Lake Placid Institute

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Institute for the Arts and Humanities has announced its lineup of events and programs for the summer entitled, "It's Summer: The Schedule."The season will kick off with the 24 Hours Photography Contest Exhibition at the Lake Placid Public Library, and with the ...

Farmers markets are here

Summer has arrived - along with warm weather, swimming, and pesky insect pests. One of the hallmarks of the season is the opening of farmers' markets and roadside stands throughout our region.Farmers markets announce the arrival of fresh, seasonal, local produce - a promise of summer cuisine. ...

Student-led musical ventures into the ‘Woods’

TUPPER LAKE - A group of Tupper Lake High School students will perform an independent musical titled "Woods" at 2:15 p.m. Friday in the high school auditorium.According to music teacher Elizabeth Cordes, the play is written, directed and performed entirely by students. Her role as a hands-off ...

Cooking critters at The Wild Center

TUPPER LAKE - Renowned author and chef David George Gordon, better known as the Bug Chef, treated guests at The Wild Center with a taste of his creepy, crawly gourmet creations Saturday.Gordon called on audience members, mostly curious children, to help him create dishes from his "Eat-a-Bug ...

Lake Placid Film Forum celebrates 15 years

LAKE PLACID - Documentaries, Canadian films, and canonical classics, including a free outdoor screening of the ultimate underdog story. Welcome to the Lake Placid Film Forum 2016.The LPFF, organized by the Adirondack Film Society, returns for its fifteenth outing since its inception in 2000, ...

Planet Pop: The End

By the time you read this, I'll already be gone, which makes saying goodbye a little stranger than usual, I suppose.I've never liked saying goodbye. As a child, I took great delight in visiting people, places and things, and, when the inevitable time came to go home, I would scream and cry, ...

Review: Pendragon Theatre’s ‘Art’

Pendragon Theatre's production of Yasmina Reza's "Art" takes a comic and poignant look at the very nature of friendship as an unexpected purchase threatens to destroy the camaraderie between three grown men.When Serge (Peter Wilson) purchases a seemingly all-white painting for $100,000, Marc ...

Bug chef back at Wild Center this weekend

TUPPER LAKE - Quash that impulse to squish that bug crossing your path and instead think about how it would taste sauteed in a little butter or grilled with some fresh vegetables.Bugs have long been considered to be a part of a well-balanced meal for people around the world, but Americans don't ...

‘Transformed’ opens at Guild

SARANAC LAKE - Eleanor Sweeney's new photographs, transferred onto wood and metal, will be on display during June at the Adirondack Artists Guild. The show will run through June 28.All of the works have been manipulated or distorted in some way, so that they are not exactly the original ...

‘Birds of a Feather’ opens Saturday

PAUL SMITHS - The "Birds of a Feather" art exhibit at the Paul Smith's College VIC coincides with the Great Adirondack Birding Celebration.There will be an opening for the exhibit from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 4.Exhibiting artists include Allen Aardsma, Karla Brieant, Meg Bernstein, Jon ...

‘The Art of David J.D. Woodward’ to open

SARANAC LAKE - The NorthWind Fine Arts gallery will open "The Art of David J.D. Woodward, Blacksmith," from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 3.Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays and closed Tuesdays.David J.D. Woodward is ...

‘Botanica’ opens Friday at Art at the Pink House

SARANAC LAKE - The summer gallery season at Art at the Pink House will open Friday, June 3 with an exhibit of Cris Winters' botanical works, using plants as both subject matter and medium. Artworks on fabric and paper will include botanical contact prints, deconstructed and traditional screen ...

Garlic mustard: Can’t beat it? Eat it!

Garlic mustard is avery invasive plant, but it is edible, and can be quite tasty! This plant is so prolific that when pulling it up, only a little can be consumed the rest must end up at the landfill.Garlic mustard is a biennial. The first year, it produces a low-growing basal rosette which ...

The making of ‘Art’

SARANAC LAKE - In Pendragon Theatre's production of "Art," running at Pendragon Theatre through June 19, the purchase of an all-white painting prompts three friends to debate the nature of art and reexamine their relationships. To promote the play, Sasha Van Cott began an installation in a ...