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Weekender A&E

Soul Sky at Delta Blue this weekend

LAKE PLACID - Soul Sky will take the stage at Delta Blue Friday, Sept. 2 and Saturday, Sept. 3 from 9 p.m. to midnight.The bluesy, jammy rock and roll band formed in late 2012 with Blues Hall of Famer Mark Emantian, Jeremy Walz, Tom Dolan and Josh Bloomfield.It was formed out of the merger of ...

Van Hook takes first place at Ad’k Plein Air Festival

SARANAC LAKE - In spite of moody Adirondack weather, the 2016 Adirondack Plein Air Festival, held Aug 15-20 in Saranac Lake, was once again a success and set a new record in terms of sales of original artwork.Seventy-four artists from all over the country, and Canada, had signed up during the ...

Labor Day pasta salad — three ways

For most of us here in the North Country, Labor Day signals the end of summer. Summer people and tourists leave, schools and colleges begin classes, the weather cools down and the threat of frost is imminent for those who garden.While today we celebrate the waning heat of summer with family ...

Shaq in the backwoods

LAKE PLACID - Monday night between 10 and 11 p.m. 4.29 million Americans turned their attention to the Adirondacks as they watched an episode of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" that featured 2016 NBA Hall of Fame inductee Shaquille O'Neal.The viewership, according to The Nielsen Company, made ...

‘Meal on Main’ pitched

SARANAC LAKE - The Farm 2 Fork Festival will end its six-year run this year, but organizer Gail Brill has another event in the frying pan.Brill, who heads the Adirondack Green Circle, outlined her vision for "Chefs & Farmers Meal on Main Street" at Monday's village Board of Trustees ...

‘The Glass Menagerie’ opens tonight at Pendragon

SARANAC LAKE - Tennessee William's classic play "The Glass Menagerie" will open at 8 tonight at Pendragon Theatre.It runs through Oct. 9 with four special performances at the Depot Theatre in Westport from Sept. 1 through 4.The play, known as one of the most enduring classics of our time and ...

Slam Allen back on Delta Blue stage Friday and Saturday

LAKE PLACID - American Showplace Music recording artist, Slam Allen is one of the most dynamic and original blues and soul artists on the scene today.He will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday at Delta Blue at the Hotel North Woods.Growing up, Slam played drums for the family ...

BB Ready on the Ad’k Scenic Railroad Friday

Friday's music on the train will feature Brian "BB" Ready. Ready is the front man for Fade to Blues, known around the North Country and beyond.As a solo artist, his style isn't limited to the blues, but includes delving in to his folk and Americana roots. He lists the Kingston Trio, Johnny ...

LPCA presents ‘Broadway’s Next H!T Musical’ Saturday

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will present "Broadway's Next H!T Musical" at 8 p.m. Saturday.Tickets are $15 in advance by calling the box office at 518-523-2512 or online at www.lakeplacidarts.org.or $20 at the door.What do you get when you mix one part Tony Awards and one ...

‘A Convergence of Pastel’ at LPCA’s Fine Arts Gallery

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will host a meet-the-artist reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday with a number of artists for their show, "A Convergence of Pastel."This new exhibit will be on display in the LPCA Fine Arts Gallery through Sept. 18.Gallery hours are Tuesday ...

LPCA, Treehouse Shaker’s present ‘Hatched’ for young audience members

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents Treehouse Shakers's performance of "Hatched," an interactive theatre experience for very young audiences.The family show will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m Friday.Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children, and are available by ...

‘ART’ returns to Pendragon

SARANAC LAKE - By popular demand, Pendragon Theatre's highly-acclaimed production of "ART;" the 1998 Tony award winning comedy by Yasmina Reza; will return to the stage."ART" will return to Pendragon Aug. 30, 31 and Sept. 1 at 8 p.m.It stars an all-local cast including Jordan Hornstein, ...

Cold cucumber soup will help you stay cool on a hot day

On a sultry summer day, cool off with a light, refreshing blend of cucumbers and yogurt.Tangy yogurt goes well with cucumbers, and many dishes popular around the eastern Mediterranean include this combination. In some regions, rose water and raisins are added for a sweet touch. In others, ...

Shaq in the ’Dacks

LAKE PLACID - Sipping his usual coffee with a friend at McDonald's on Saranac Avenue on July 9, Nip Rogers saw a black Suburban pull up at the drive-through window.Rogers, a former 6-foot-7 forward at George Washington University who once played against NBA Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing, looked ...

Fan-made ‘Star Trek’ sets become tourist attraction

TICONDEROGA - On its many voyages through space, the Starship Enterprise has endured bridge-shaking blasts from enemy ships and infiltration by scheming aliens. Now it's being invaded by tourists.Sets mimicking those of the 1960s TV series "Star Trek" - including Capt. Kirk's bridge, sick bay ...

Touch-A-Truck, Community Day Sept. 3 in Tupper Lake

TUPPER LAKE - Touch-A-Truck and Community Day will be held Saturday, Sept. 3 at the Municipal Park on Demars Boulevard.From noon to 4 p.m., children and their families will have the chance to explore police cars, fire trucks, emergency vehicles and heavy equipment, meet the people who operate ...

History in the painting

SARANAC LAKE - Current and former Saranac Lake High School art students came together on short notice Thursday to repaint a village history mural along the Saranac River Walk.The effort was led by now-retired art teacher John "Doc" Ward, who helped organize the original painting of the mural on ...