Spring greeting card workshop at the Cazenovia Public Library

Join local artist and author Jeanette Robertson for a seasonal greeting card workshop for adults. The two-hour program will be held Friday, May 19th at 10:00 am in the Community Room. Participants will learn to craft three different card types: a simple origami folding design, a classic lilac stamp design, and a design incorporating colored […]

Whitesboro to host the Collingsworth Family and Sherry Anne May 24

Singing News 2017 Top 10 Favorites will be in concert when The Collingsworth Family and Sherry Anne visit Whitesboro Wednesday, May 24, at 7 p.m., at Crosspoint Church, 317 Oriskany Blvd. Advance sale tickets are available for $20 at Sacred Melody, Syracuse; online at www.sherryanne.com; and by appointment at Better Health Chiropractic, Utica, 315.735.1947. Tickets […]

Central New York Playhouse presents ‘Othello’

Othello opens May 12 and runs until May 20, with 6 performances. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sunday, April 23, at 2 p.m. $20 Fridays and Saturdays, $17 Thursdays and Sundays. Buy tickets before May 7, 2017, to get Early Bird tickets at https://cnyplayhouse.org/tickets/

Groups of more than 10 should inquire about […]

UPDATE: Footlights Cabaret: second annual Stars of Tomorrow

(Updated 050117 09:19 to correct date) Showcasing Young Talent throughout the Greater Utica Area

Players of Utica brings together some of the best musical entertainment the area has to offer with the Footlights Cabaret series.

This will be an evening to remember as Bonnie Hibbard presents the Footlight Cabaret: second annual Stars of Tomorrow at […]

Spooner to receive Oneida Area Civic Chorale scholarship

The Oneida Area Civic Chorale has awarded its 2017 Senior Scholarship to Kevin Spooner of Cottage Place, Oneida. Spooner, a senior student at Oneida High School, will receive $500 toward his future study of music. The Chorale offers the scholarships to area high school seniors who have displayed musical talent in school and community performances […]

Oneida Area Civic Chorale to present 50th anniversary concert

The Oneida Area Civic Chorale will present their “50th Anniversary Spring Concert” Sunday, June 4, 2017, at 4 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church of Rome. The concert will be the final event in a special weekend featuring world renowned composer, pianist and conductor Mark Hayes.

Hayes will rehearse with the Chorale and appear with […]

Local art students to exhibit at Baltimore Woods Nature Center

The artwork of second grader Mia Johnson from Waterman Primary School in Skaneateles will be featured at the upcoming Student Art Show at Baltimore Woods Nature Center in May.

Written by Gallery Coordinator Karen Jean Smith

The vibrancy of youth, the wonder of nature, and various modes of art expression will all come […]

4-H Canvas Painting Workshop

Pictured from left in front are Hailey Carnright, Katie Reynolds, Gami, Coco and Ahna Brackett, Logan and Luke Humphreville. Pictured from left Chloe Williams, Rebecca Elwood, Regan Rudd, Brooklynn Williams, and Hannah Carnright

On April 19, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer 4-H Program held a canvas painting workshop. Twelve 4-H members learned to paint […]

Cogar Gallery to exhibit artwork by Sandra Z. De Visser

Herkimer College’s Cogar Gallery will exhibit Still on the artistic quest by Sandra Z. De Visser from Monday, May 8 through Monday, June 19. An artist reception will be held on Friday, May 12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

De Visser is a graduate of SUNY Albany and Colgate University. Further study led to […]

Photography contest at Utica Library

Utica Library

This June, the Utica Public Library will host its fourth annual “Through My Eyes” Photography Contest for adults aged 18 and up.

To register for the contest, simply bring your entry to the main lobby Friday, May 26, starting at 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The first 70 entries will comprise the […]

Murphy named 100 Best winner by Creative Quarterly

A project created by artist Joseph Murphy, entitled 40, was selected as one of the Top 25 award-winning entries in the Illustration category of a highly selective and recognized competition sponsored by Creative Quarterly: The Journal of Art & Design magazine.

Now in its 12th year, the magazine recognizes outstanding creative work produced by artists, […]

Spring Migration Festival welcomes Dove Creek

Dove Creek (Reyna Stagnaro and Ed Vollmer) brings their lively mix of eclectic Americana to the Great Swamp Conservancy’s Spring Migration Festival from noon to 2 p.m. May 6. Dove Creek’s blend of originals and covers on mandolin and guitar with distinctive vocals and solid harmonies is sure to bring a smile.

The festival includes […]