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Weekender A&E

‘Captain Fantastic’ Friday, Saturday

LAKE PLACID - The Adirondack Film Society Screening Series at Lake Placid Center for the Arts continues Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. with the comedy-drama, "Captain Fantastic," about a family torn from its off-the-grid paradise in the Pacific Northwest by the demands of the "real ...

‘The Last Chance’ to screen at the Palace Theatre

LAKE PLACID - On Saturday and Sunday at 5 p.m., the Palace Theatre in Lake Placid will screen "The Last Chance," a film by Beekmantown student Everett Sap, Falcon Filming and local high school students.The film shows the effects of climate change on the sport of Nordic skiing and the outdoor ...

Artists at Work Open Studio Tour next weekend

SARANAC LAKE - Saranac Lake Art Works will host the 8th annual Artists at Work Open Studio Tour this fall.In addition to the participating local art galleries, a number of artists in the Tri-Lakes area will be opening their personal studios to the public on the weekend of Nov.11-13.A wide ...

Springsteen’s drummer buys Lake Placid lot

LAKE PLACID - The drummer for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band broke an Adirondack price record as he bought a building lot on Lake Placid where the sellers were forced to tear down an unpermitted boathouse last year. The Grimditch family, doing business as Happy Hill LLC, sold the vacant ...

Springsteen’s drummer buys land on Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID - The drummer for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band broke an Adirondack price record as he bought a building lot on Lake Placid where the sellers were forced to tear down an unpermitted boathouse last year.The Grimditch family, doing business as Happy Hill LLC, sold the vacant ...

Halloween haunted happenings

I do understand that Halloween is a bit more than passing out candy and wearing a tiara. It's just those are my favorite bits. Costumes and candy make a perfect match. If you are of a similar mindset, go straight to the end of this column, but if you like horror houses, supernatural Fright ...

History of Adirondack Food Celebration

LAKE CLEAR - Today's farm-to-fork has common roots in centuries-old Adirondack cooking traditions. These will be explored at the inaugural History of Adirondack Food Celebration Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Lake Clear Lodge and Retreat.Join historical culinary "guides" with tasting ...

LPCA art gallery opens ‘Myths & Legends of the Adirondacks Vol. 1’ Friday

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts invites the public to an opening meet-the-artists reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday for "Myths & Legends of the Adirondacks Vol. 1."This new exhibit, presented in collaboration with Old Forge's View Gallery, will be on display in the ...

Citizen Advocates art exhibit features diversity of talent

PAUL SMITHS - A diversity of artistic talent will be on display the entire month of November in the inaugural Citizen Advocates "Inclusive Art Exhibition" at the Paul Smith's College-Visitor Interpretive Center.Healthcare organizations are increasingly embracing art and other non-traditional ...

‘Custodians of Beauty’ modern dance Friday at LPCA

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents Bessie Award-winning Choreographer and Director Pavel Zustiak and his modern dance Palissimo Company's "Custodians of Beauty" at 7:30 p.m. Friday.Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door and are available by calling the box office ...

Schoch talks loon conservation at first library lunch of season

SARANAC LAKE - Dr. Nina Schoch will present "Conservation Through the Lives of Adirondack Loons" at noon Thursday, Nov. 3 in the Cantwell Room of the Saranac Lake Free Library. Schoch is a wildlife veterinarian with the Biodiversity Research Institute of Portland, Maine, and coordinates BRI's ...

Colorful Chard Stems for fast weeknight dinners

Many people are still unfamiliar with the large, red-veined leaves topping an array of vibrant stems. Swiss chard is one of many leafy green vegetables we often simply call "greens." It is often grown as an ornamental for its large, bright foliage.This pretty plant is so nutritious, it's known ...

Varga wins an Emmy

LAKE PLACID - He's worked alongside Woody Allen, Kate Winslet and Samuel L. Jackson, and now he has an Emmy award.Lake Placid native Tom Varga was nominated for an Oscar in 2015 as production sound mixer on the 2014 film "Birdman" starring Michael Keaton, and he just earned an Emmy for his work ...

Parsonsfield Friday at BluSeed Studios

SARANAC LAKE - Described by Folk Alley radio as "some of the most jubilant and danceable indie roots music this side of the Carolinas," and hailed by The New York Times as "boisterously youthful yet deftly sentimental," Parsonsfield will bring its five-piece harmonies and indie-folk style to ...

AFS screens pair of documentaries

LAKE PLACID - The Adirondack Film Society Screening Series at LPCA continues Friday and Saturday with "Weiner," hailed as "the best documentary ever made about a political campaign," paired with a short documentary about a once-famous American icon from nearby Lewis, who gave her life for ...

NorthWind hosts juried show

SARANAC LAKE - NorthWind Fine Arts will host its third annual Regional Juried Show in November. Opening, Friday, Nov. 4, the exhibit, curated by juror Cory Card (curator and director of visual arts for View, Old Forge), showcases a wide range of exceptional artwork, including paintings, ...

Hotaling hosts signing for new E.L. Trudeau book

SARANAC LAKE - Mary B. Hotaling will hold a book signing of her recently published book A Rare Romance in Medicine: The Life and Legacy of Edward Livingston Trudeau at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20 at Saranac Village at Will Rogers. Hotaling will speak about Dr. Trudeau, the process of collecting ...

Altman’s ‘and Here We Are!’ on display through October at Guild

SARANAC LAKE - Jacqueline H. Altman is the featured artist at the Adirondack Artists Guild during the month of October. Her show, "and Here We Are!" consists of watercolor paintings done outdoors, for which she is well known."When I am painting en plein air, the color and patterns of light and ...