Broken by brief rain dull heat disappears tail between its clouds I recall late-August mornings as a child dressing by the fire Oatmeal bubbled thick in big blackened pot Mountains unmoved since we went to bed Clouds now crest them heavily like a toddler riding your shoulders
A survey conducted recently by ArtsNYS, a leading non-profit organization advocating for the arts, revealed that several arts and cultural organizations throughout New York State have a drastic need for funding, according to a press release. The survey represented 35 out of 62 Counties, a majority of which were upstate. ArtsNYS is seeking an additional $40 million in capital funding for arts organizations in the New York State budget. Many of the groups, “are small to mid-size groups that do not have the capacity necessarily to apply for capital funds through the Regional Economic Development Council,” said Stephen Butler, co-president of ArtsNYS and Executive Director of CNY Arts in the release.
The Seagle Music Colony in Schroon Lake is moving ahead with plans for its 2020 season, according to a news release from General Director Tony Kostecki and Artistic Director Darren Woods.
“At the same time, we are making sure we explore contingencies, and will enact any recommended changes to how we operate in order to ensure the health and safety of every member of the Seagle Music Colony family – including our artists, staff, board, donors and audience members,” they write.
Tickets to 2020 individual performances go on sale April 1, 2020. Show information and tickets can be found at seaglecolony.org.
At one time or other we all have puzzled over a document which was allegedly written in English, yet turned out to be in a foreign language such as legal-ese, medical-ese, or scientific-ese. Such language sneak-attacks can leave us feeling by turns bored, confused, frustrated and intimidated.
The Waterhole, the popular local bar located at 48 Main Street in downtown Saranac Lake, is set to celebrate their 50th Anniversary from Thursday, May 28th through Sunday, May 31st. » Continue Reading.
Frayed old Army field jacket keeps light rain off my slim notebook An aging vet, I’m like a monk to desire with only poems to show Deerfly at 10 o’clock! Mind pulls up to lose it but instead the poem veers off abruptly as last winter’s ski crowd beat their hasty retreat
The Town of Long Lake is set to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with Bangbrolly at the Long Lake Town Hall on Sunday, March 15th.
The day will feature a concert of traditional Irish Music featuring the sounds of cittern, guitar, fiddler, vocals, Irish flute. Irish Music in a genre of folk music developed in Ireland and has endured through the ages. » Continue Reading.
I’m not sure if it’s the Irish in me or the fact that I’m intrigued by old-fashioned games, but Irish Road Bowling hits the mark.
Though it has a bit of a convoluted history on whether the game originated with the Dutch in Ireland or Irish patriots, road bowling has been a rural sport in Ireland since the 1600s. It remains somewhat popular in Ireland with an internationally recognized governing body. » Continue Reading.
Rebecca Kelly Ballet (RKB) of NYC is set to return to the North Country for its 32nd Onstage Performance, August 3-14, 2020, and its Public Performances at the Lake Placid Center of the Arts. » Continue Reading.
Forty-six years ago, seven women left behind the lives they knew and created a commune in the Adirondack Mountains which they called “A Woman’s Place.” According to award-winning author Lorraine Duvall, from 1974 to 1982 A Woman’s Place served as a refuge for self-discovery and changed the lives of hundreds of women. » Continue Reading.
A Charity Lip Sync Battle has been set for Saturday, March 14th, at The Charles R Wood Theater in Glens Falls. This year, 11 teams, all representing local non-profits, are set to compete for a $1,000 prize. » Continue Reading.
“The Story Ending,” a who-done-it performance, has been set for Friday, March 27th, at Sweet Basil Restaurant in Queensbury.
The murder mystery begins with fable characters telling how the victim died. It is the start, but the conclusion is one of those characters committed the murder and it is the responsibility of the audience to solve the mystery. » Continue Reading.
The fourteenth annual Thurman Maple Days, a three-weekend event, is set to kick-off Saturday and Sunday, March 14 and 15, continuing through March 29th. The event offers self-guided tours of eight agricultural sites in the rural town of Thurman, self-dubbed “Maple Capital of Warren County,” just 20 minutes from downtown Lake George. » Continue Reading.
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