OACC to perform ‘Requiem’

The Oneida Area Civic Chorale will present “Requiem,” by John Rutter, at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 2020, at St. Agatha’s Catholic Church, 329 N. Peterboro Street, Canastota.

The group will be accompanied by keyboardists Heather O’Connell and Bernadette VanValkenburg, as well as a chamber orchestra. Guest soloist will be Soprano Laura Enslin of […]

Fritz’s Polka Band to perform two CNY-area winter shows

Pictured from left are Frank Nelson, Gabe Vaccaro, Rick Szczyt and Fritz Scherz.

Fritz’s Polka Band from Verona will return to Copper City Brewing Company, 1111 Oneida St., Rome. The third-annual Febtoberfest event starts at 11 a.m. Feb. 29, with FPB performing from 7 to 9 p.m.

On March 1, FPB will perform from […]

Artist’s reception to be held for contemporary representational artist on display at Herkimer College

Members of the public are invited to meet contemporary representational artist Angela Marken at a reception at Herkimer College.

Marken’s Looking Glass exhibit is on display in the College’s Cogar Gallery in the Robert McLaughlin College Center; the series explores figurative narrative scenes, portraiture and landscapes through oil paintings and charcoal drawings that focus […]

Deadline for music scholarship is April 1, 2020

The Oneida Area Civic Chorale is offering a $500 scholarship to an area high school senior who has shown outstanding achievement in music, has participated in school and community performances and has plans to continue to study music beyond high school as a music major or in extracurricular activities.

Applicants must submit a completed […]

Poetry reading at REACH Center, free to the public

The public is invited to attend a free Poetry Reading at 7 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2020, at REACH Center, 205 W. Dominick St., Rome, hosted by 4 Elements Studio. This event features Rome native, Orin Domenico, reading from his 2019 collection, My Rap Sheet is Long. Domenico will read from his collection for about 45 […]

OACC to present Rutter’s ‘Requiem’

The Oneida Area Civic Chorale will present Requiem by John Rutter at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 2020, at St. Agatha’s Catholic Church, 329 N. Peterboro St., Canastota.

In addition to Requiem, the program will include the Rutter anthems “For the Beauty of the Earth,” “All Things Bright and Beautiful” and “Open Thou Mine Eyes.”

The group […]

Kids can enjoy winter break activities at the GSC

Pictured are participants in the Nov. 11, 2019, Paint-and-Juice program at the Great Swamp Conservancy, Canastota. File photo.

Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to the Great Swamp Conservancy of Canastota to enjoy two unique programs over winter break. The is no reason to be bored – the Kid’s Winter Expedition from 1 […]

Nelson Odeon presents Front Country Feb. 8

In today’s crowded musical landscape, it’s hard enough to develop a unique and recognizable sound that can set you apart. That done, you face an even greater challenge: What IS this music? Although Front Country has a foundation in traditional music, they are creating their own path and sound with grace, poise, confidence and […]

New Woodstock Free Library news

The Cazenovia Watercolor Society Art Exhibit will be on display from Sept. 17 through Oct. 26, 2020, and is included as part of the Cazenovia Art Trail Weekend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday Sept. 29 and 30.

The New Woodstock Free Library is located at 2106 Main St., New Woodstock. […]

TONIGHT: Sam Reider and the Human Hands

Jazz pianist turned roots musician, Sam Reider is redefining American music on the accordion. He’s travelled extensively overseas as a musical ambassador for the United States Department of State, been featured at Lincoln Center and on NPR, and performed alongside pop stars, jazz and folk musicians ranging from Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Bluegrass […]

Arts at the Palace awarded new play development grant

State Council on the Arts grants support vital cultural programs statewide

Arts at the Palace in Hamilton announced that it has been awarded a two-year, $6,000 grant from the New York State Council on the Arts for 2020 with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the state Legislature.

NYSCA grants support the […]

Book-to-Movie Club: Where’d You Go Bernadette?

On Thursday, Jan. 23, at 5:30 p.m., join the Colgate Bookstore and the Hamilton Public Library for the next installment of Book-to-Movie Club. We will be watching/discussing ‘Where’d You Go Bernadette?’ by Maria Semple.

Read the book (you’ll receive a specially discounted price if you purchase the book at the bookstore) then head over to […]