Though many Adirondack historical societies and museums host winter lectures, three of my favorite Cabin Fever series of lectures are at Fort Ticonderoga, the Adirondack Experience (formerly the Adirondack Museum), and the Lake Placid Historical Society. » Continue Reading.
The Lake George Arts Project’s Courthouse Gallery has announced “Adaptations to Extremes,” an Art-Science exhibition set to run from January 19th to February 22nd.
An opening reception has been set for Saturday, January 19th from 4 to 6 pm, and a panel discussion writer Michael Coffey serving as moderator on Sunday, January 20th at the Bolton Historical Museum at 3 pm. Both events are free and open to the public. » Continue Reading.
The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts (Arts Center) has announced they are seeking K-12 student artists interested in displaying their artwork during the shared Member & Student Art Show in May. » Continue Reading.
From the Beginning
There is a hush
from the beginning
of time, where you
can hear yourself blink.
There is a hush,
where a minute ago
we were two million miles
closer to this cluster than
we are now.
There is a hush
when we realize how it is
that we belong at the limit
of the powers of observation.
There is a hush
when the universe evolved
from the static.
I shall return to the hush.
I shall return in a moment
to the conditions which might
have existed at the beginning.
To a hush which can no longer be
distinguished from nothingness.
The Way Galileo Saw It
When I look up
I see the quiet survival
of the solar system.
I see the outbursts of
the disturbing meaning
of the Milky Way.
When I look up
I see the penetration of the
corona, a universe of stars,
the way Galileo saw it,
all ionized and catastrophic.
One Piece at a Time
Asleep by the sound of a time
before winter-a time when the
mountains were still graced with
the warm scent of unsmelted iron.
Rising like Asimov’s balloon,
you make me feel like a sacrament
of dewdrops dropping on a syrupy
absinthe green arborvitae below.
Holding one of your wind scourged
teardrops, you make me feel the grit,
one piece at a time
View, the non-profit multi-arts venue in the Adirondacks, is offering summer internships to college students and recent graduates.
View interns will receive hands-on practical training in arts programming and day-to-day operations. » Continue Reading.
The board of trustees of The Hyde Collection has announced it has appointed Norman E. Dascher Jr. as the Museum’s chief executive officer.
Dascher, a resident of Diamond Point on Lake George and longtime regional nonprofit executive, brings to The Hyde more than three decades of nonprofit leadership experience and a lifetime appreciation of art. He will succeed Anne Saile, who has served as director since June 2017. » Continue Reading.
Adirondack Research Consortium has announced that “Celebrating Women in Leadership: Workplace Resources, Tools, and Strategies,” a workshop designed to explore the challenges and opportunities for women in leadership roles, has been set for Friday, February 22, 2019, from 10 am to 3 pm, in the Joan Weill Adirondack Library, on the Paul Smith’s College Campus.
This workshop will provide an opportunity to learn about available resources and workplace strategies, and to engage in facilitated discussions to identify action items to help young women in the workplace. Lunch will be provided. » Continue Reading.
The Town of Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce has announced the 8th Annual Craft Show, held during the Town of Indian Lake’s President’s Week Snocade. The Craft Show is Saturday, February 16th, 2019 from 10 am to 4 pm.
The Annual Tricky Tray will kick off the day, followed by numerous indoor and outdoor activities including, Snocade Craft Show, Firemen’s Breakfast, the popular torchlight skiing with fireworks and more. There will be events to appeal to every member of the family from Human Foosball, Frisbee golf, snowmobile time trails to snowshoe hikes, along with fun indoor events like a book and cookie sale, Pickleball, and Movies at the Indian Lake Theater. » Continue Reading.
Down where fingers
hold a wind
lurid and buried
in the fractures,
your mountain grace
blisters like iron smelted,
and the mosaic of your
eyes light all over.
Wrapped in cold teardrops,
below the grit of exiled scents,
at your peak I feel astronomical,
like Asimov’s balloons rising
through a diaphanous fog.
Throughout the year, we depend on first responders. In our community volunteer firefighters fight to save people, homes, and animals, often risking their own lives. The volunteers in various rescue agencies leave the warmth of their own homes to provide medical assistance to those in need. The list goes on. What happens when the first responder needs help?
In 2016, Dale Barker founded Believe Northern New York, a 501(c)3, as a way for organizations and people to help those people that help all of us. After a local fire department raised over $17,000 for Barker’s own treatment, he saw the need to help other first responders and their families. » Continue Reading.
The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts (Arts Center) has announced they are seeking artists to exhibit in their three galleries in mid-April through December 2019. » Continue Reading.