Utica Local Returns to Showcase “Inside Brooklyn” Exhibit at Cogar Gallery

Former central New York resident Kathleen Nathan is returning to her roots, bringing her solo photography exhibit “Inside Brooklyn” to Herkimer College’s Cogar Gallery.

Nathan grew up in Utica, beginning her studies in photography at RIT and Visual Studies Workshop. She received an A.S. from Empire State College and a B.A. from Stockton College […]

Thursdays on the Village Green presents West End Blend Aug. 15

The fifth and final installment of our 2019 concert series takes place Aug. 15 on Hamilton’s Village Green. In addition to performances, each night includes family-friendly events arranged by the Hamilton Public Library as part of their 2019 Summer Reading Program. The rain location for the series is Hamilton’s Palace Theater at 19 Utica […]

The Utica Zombie Walk returns to celebrate 10th anniversary

The Utica Zombie Walk will return from a three-year hiatus Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

The walk will take place at the Uptown Theatre, located at 2014 Genesee St., Utica

It is free to the public and open to all ages. Participants under the age of 18 are asked to […]

Tuesday Night Big Band in Concert Aug. 6

The Remsen Arts Center presents a concert by “Tuesday Night Big Band” at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at 9627 Main St., Remsen.

General admission $10, members $8, students $5.

The band is a jazz ensemble performing music from the early 20th Century “Big Band Era” plus more recent compositions. Most of the music played by […]

OPL hosts outdoor art workshop in August

Pictured is Carol Cotton’s “Chicory.”

Oneida Public Library has engaged artist and teacher Carol Cotten to hold a free art workshop in pencil and watercolors called The Nature Journal” out of doors at the Great Swamp Conservancy in Canastota in four weekly sessions, Wednesdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., August 7-28.

Like the French […]

Arts at the Palace news

NBT Bank Theatre for Young Audiences sponsors ‘Aesop Bops’

Mark your calendars now for Arts at the Palace’s NBT Bank Theatre for Young Audiences! On

Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, we will welcome David Gonzalez to the Palace for two performances of “Aesop Bops.”

Geared towards children 3 years and up, the first performance (50 […]

Music in the Park scheduled announced

Performers Aug. 3 for Music in the Park at Vernon Center Park Aug. 3, 2019, will include:

10 a.m.: Fritz’s Polka Band performing everything from modern-style polka to country and rockNoon: Double Chase, featuring Matt and Thelma Chase performing country music2 p.m.: Sue and George Smith performing contemporary Christian music4 p.m.: Nick Piccininni performing […]

Fritz’s Polka Band returns to the largest free festival in United States for fifth year in a row

Pictured from left are Fritz Scherz, Gabe Vaccaro, Mike Faraino and Frank Nelson.

Fritz’s Polka Band from Verona returns to Musikfest in Bethlehem, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 4. FPB will perform on the Festplatz Stage from noon to 3:30 p.m. Musikfest is the largest free festival in the United States; last year more than 900,000 […]

Utica Public Library news

Library announces photo contest winners

On Tuesday, June 18, the Utica Public Library held a reception to announce the winners of its sixth annual photography contest for adults. Cash prizes were given out to the winners in attendance. Pictured from left are Anthony M. Rabasca (Best of Show), Colleen Elliott-Blush (Best Striking Use of Color), Barbara Williams Hoehn (Best […]

Thursdays on the Village Green: Pearly Baker’s Best July 25

The next Thursdays on the Village Green concert takes place on July 25th on Hamilton’s Village Green. The rain location for the series is Hamilton’s Palace Theater at 19 Utica St. In addition to terrific performances, each night will include family-friendly events arranged by the Hamilton Public Library as part of their 2019 Summer […]

New Woodstock Free Library news

Nancy Skeele Edwards show opened July 6

The New Woodstock Free Library is presenting an exhibit of works by local artist, historian, teacher, volunteer, community power-house Nancy Skeele Edwards through July 31.

In addition to the exhibit, which spans works from Nancy’s prolific and creative life, the library will be hosting a reception […]

Delynn Orton teaches acrylic pouring and jewelry class at OPL

Artist Delynn Orton will guide adult students in a class about making jewelry from acrylic paint pouring designs at Oneida Public Library on Thursday, July 18, 6:00-8:00 p.m., followed by a finishing class Thursday, July 25, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

“I will show students how to create jewelry for those wishing to wear large jewelry but […]