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Weekender A&E

Paul Smith’s hosts third annual SAMFest

PAUL SMITHS - What do you get when you combine the disciplines of science, art and music into a day-long celebration of their relationship? You get the third annual Paul Smith's College SAMFest, a day of live music, art and "TED-axe" talks presented by students, faculty, researchers and ...

Adirondack Film Society screens Oscar-Winner ‘Spotlight’ at LPCA

LAKE PLACID - The Adirondack Film Society Screening Series Version 2.0 at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts concludes for the season Friday and Saturday, April 15-16, at 7 p.m. with "Spotlight," winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture of 2015.Tickets are $7 and are available by calling ...

Sandra Hildreth at library lunch April 21

Artist Sandra Hildreth will present "Plein Air Painting and Wildlife Encounters" at noon April 21, in the Cantwell Community Room at the Saranac Lake Free Library.This will be the final Library Lunch Series program of the season.Hildreth, a retired high school art teacher, taught 31 years at a ...

Singers in preparation for April 30, May 1 concerts

The Adirondack Singers is preparing to present its annual Spring Concert Series.Performances will be Saturday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Holy Name Church in Tupper Lake and at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 1 in St. Bernard's Church in Saranac Lake.The Singers will present a program including several ...

Will Arnett shines in Netflix’s ‘Flaked’

If you like Will Arnett, you're going to enjoy Netflix's "Flaked," an eight-episode series created by Arnett and Mark Chappell . If you don't like Will Arnett, I don't know what to say to you.Ever since he gave the world what should have been a star-making performance as Gob Bluth on "Arrested ...

Adirondack Renaissance man

LONG LAKE - There is a secret to Jamie Sutliff's success as a screenwriter, novelist, artist and musician, a seemingly paradoxical trick he is happy to reveal with a smile to anyone willing to listen."The secret is you convince yourself that you will never make it, so you're just in it for the ...

BluSeed Studios gets grant from Stewart’s for art for at-risk youth

SARANAC LAKE - BluSeed Studios has received a $500 grant from Stewart's Shops to help fund a series of monthly art projects for the Citizen Advocates Enhanced Mentor Program.From Thanksgiving through Christmas 2015, Stewart's customers donated $870,000 to the Stewart's Holiday Match program, a ...

Open Minded Poetry Open Mic Night at BluSeed tonight

SARANAC LAKE - Columnist. Journalist. Poet. All of these words describe Yvona Fast, a writer whose website, wordaremyworld.com, succinctly states her worldview."Words really are my world," she states on her site, and, judging by her prolific output, she means it.As part of National Poetry ...

An open letter to Zack Snyder

Dear Zack,We've never met, but, after watching your latest opus, "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," I felt compelled to write you.I understand that much of your work as a director has involved adapting comic books for the silver screen. Some, like "300" and "Watchmen," I have enjoyed; ...

PoemVillage kicks off April 11 throughout Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE - The Adirondack Center for Writing presents PoemVillage to celebrate of the creativity and talent of the Tri-Lakes community during National Poetry Month in April.Starting April 11, all submissions of poetry from community members, elementary kids to seniors, will be displayed in ...

Library event to focus on poems about wartime

SARANAC LAKE - April is National Poetry Month, and one of the special events taking place in Saranac Lake this month will be a presentation by Lee Gaillard focusing on poems inspired by war experiences.This event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April ...

John Nemeth Monday at BluSeed

SARANAC LAKE - Described as one of the "New faces of soul and Blues," John Nemeth will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, April 11 at BluSeed Studios.Tickets are $18 in advance or $15 for BluSeed members.To RSVP, call 518-891-3799 or email admin@bluseedstudios.orgThis Memphis-based musician has been ...

‘Merchant of Venice’ at the Recovery Lounge

UPPER JAY - The Adirondack Shakespeare Company presents "The Merchant of Venice" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at the Recovery LoungeTickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors and free for children 12 and under.The Upper Jay Art Center brings the travelling performance group, ...

‘Friendships: Enrich Your Life and Improve Your Health’

SARANAC LAKE - Danielle Carr, licensed mental health therapist, will present "Friendships: Enrich Your Life and Improve Your Health" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14 at Saranac Village at Will Rogers, as part of the Adirondack Wellness Series. The public is invited to learn how to develop and ...

Healthy vinaigrettes

"The perfect dressing is essential to the perfect salad, and I see no reason whatsoever for using a bottled dressing, which may have been sitting on the grocery shelf for weeks, even months -?even years." - Julia Child---Spring is here! Soon fresh, local salad greens - many types of lettuce, ...

Saranac Laker wins NCCC High School Regional Student Art Show

MALONE - A Saranac Lake student won as North Country Community College held its inaugural High School Regional Student Art Show at its Malone campus from March 4 until April 2.Hannah Gochenaur of Saranac Lake captured the Best in Show award while Joel Cook of Ticonderoga captured first place. ...

Montreal artist highlights textures in show that opens tonight

SARANAC LAKE - Montreal artist France Jauron always knew she wanted to follow in her father's footsteps and become an artist."My dad was a painter, she said. "I learned how to hold a brush before holding a pen."Growing up, Jauron's father would gather her siblings and cousins and give them art ...

Red Hot day at BluSeed

SARANAC LAKE - Sometimes, a chance encounter at the right moment can alter the course of a person's destiny for the good of all. If it hadn't been for such an encounter, for instance, J.P. Soars of J.P. Soars and the Red Hots might still be playing in a heavy metal band instead of wowing ...

Event offers sweet season samples

By the Enterprise staffLAKE PLACID - This Adirondack Maple Weekend features a downtown syrup celebration.Tastes of Maple runs from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Conference Center at Lake Placid, 2608 Main St.It isn't alone. This Saturday and Sunday there are plenty of events throughout the region ...