Cazenovia artist Jim Ridlon presents fundraiser to benefit the Cazenovia Public Library

The nationally acclaimed, Cazenovia-based artist, Jim Ridlon will present an exhibition to benefit the Cazenovia Public Library from Dec. 1, 2017 through Feb. 1, 2018. The show, titled “Cazenovia Landscapes,” is comprised of paintings depicting the myriad landscapes that characterize the area. An opening is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 1, from 6 p.m. to 8 […]

Fritz’s Polka Band returns to Cleveland, Ohio

Pictured from left are Fritz Scherz, Mike Faraino, Rocko Dorsey (holding guitar) and Gabe Vaccaro. Rocko will be a special guest with Fritz’s Polka Band in Cleveland, Ohio, during the Thanksgiving Polka Weekend.

Fritz’s Polka Band from Verona, along with special guest Rocko Dorsey, will be returning to Cleveland, Ohio, for Thanksgiving Polka Weekend, […]

Breadcrumbs Productions, “A Christmas Carol: Retold”

WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 2, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Oneida Community Mansion House, 170 Kenwood Ave., Oneida

On Saturday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m., Breadcrumbs Productions and The Oneida Community Mansion House invite you to “A Christmas Carol: Retold”–a rather different kind of theatrical experience.

Follow Scrooge through the halls of an historic mansion as […]

The Wiyos to perform at the Nelson Odeon Dec. 2

The Wiyos play and compose Old-Timey American music inspired by the early American musical idioms of the 1920s and ’30s. Gleefully subverting genre distinctions, their music comes from a time before there was a separation of blues from country, ragtime from gospel, and swing from hillbilly.

With an instrumentation of washboard/harmonica/kazoo, resonator guitar/banjo, upright bass […]

This Saturday: Emedin Rivera & Tropical Turbulence with Edgar Pagan and Bele Beledo at the Nelson Odeon

Three-time Emmy Award-winner and percussionist Emedin Rivera and his Latin jazz trio, Tropical Turbulence, bring their unique sound back to the Odeon stage. They will be joined by Syracuse’s own Edgar Pagan and Uruguayan guitarist Bele Beledo.

Emedin Rivera was born in the Bronx and raised in Caguas, Puerto Rico. He started playing the bongos […]

Colgate and Syracuse universities stage medieval Christmas pageant

At 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, students from the Syracuse University Department of Drama will perform the medieval Second Shepherds’ Play in the Hall of Presidents, on the second floor of Colgate’s Student Union.

The play dramatizes the angels’ message to the shepherds on Christmas Eve, but it’s hardly a simple announcement. The author uses […]

Sculpture Space open studio Nov. 29

The public is invited to attend an Open Studio on Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 5 to 7 pm, at the Sculpture Space studio at 12 Gates Street, West Utica. The reception provides an opportunity for the public to meet current artists-in-residence, view their artwork in progress and learn more about their creative process.


Winter Warm Up Heats up the Kallet

The Kallet Civic Center heats up with it 2nd Annual Winter Warm Up Concert Series. The series takes place the third Friday of every month beginning November 17th through April 2018 from 8:00 – 10:00 pm. Doors open at 7:00 pm.

Admission to the concerts is free thanks in part by The Gorman Foundation and […]

Morrisville State College to showcase art by Central New York Veterans

An exhibit showcasing art created by veterans, their friends and family, and their supporters will be on display Nov. 9 through Jan. 5 in the Donald Butcher Library Gallery at Morrisville State College.

The display, “Serving: Before, During and After,” highlights the work by Central New York veterans from a multitude of experiences, with their […]

Locals to perform in Kirkland Art Center/Center Stage Dance Studio production of ‘The Nutcracker’

Kirkland Art Center announces the Annual Christmas Production of The Nutcracker, a classical ballet in two acts, based on a story by E.T.A. Hoffman. Performance will take place on Friday, Dec. 1, at 6:30 p.m., at the lovely Clinton Performing Arts Complex, and not only offers the community a window into the world of classical […]

Frost/Nixon at CNY Playhouse Nov. 10-18

British talk-show host David Frost has become a lowbrow laughing-stock. Richard M. Nixon has just resigned the United States presidency in total disgrace over Vietnam and the Watergate scandal. Determined to resurrect his career, Frost risks everything on a series of in-depth interviews in order to extract an apology from Nixon. The cagey Nixon, […]

Szopka Festival and competition at the Utica Public Library

Utica Library

Dec. 1 and 2, the Utica Public Library will host the second annual Szopka Festival and Competition in the library gallery. The Kopernik Memorial Association, in partnership with the Notre Dame High School Music Department, have put together this incredible event that includes a special art display, live performances, competition and an […]