ARTS4VETS Group & Meetings

A group of veterans interested in using the arts to heal. This group of veterans who get together at Zaloga, Post 4, Everett Road, Albany, NY and on Zoom/Hybrid every Friday mornings 8:00-10:00am for writing and 10:00am-12:00pm for the other arts. They have craft kits from HHV.org; work on drama pieces, do creative writing - given prompts, some … Continue reading ARTS4VETS Group & Meetings

NO SHIRT LIKE THIS SHIRT by Duane L. Herrmann

“DAD! YOU CAN'T!” His youngest daughter nearly screamed when she saw what he was wearing.“Why?” He asked looking bewildered at her.“It's at least thirty years old – as old as I am!”“Older actually,” he responded. “In that picture of me holding your oldest brother the day we brought him home, I'm wearing this shirt.”“He's forty! … Continue reading NO SHIRT LIKE THIS SHIRT by Duane L. Herrmann

The Tattered Blue Sweatshirt by Mary Perrin Scott

The pandemic has broughtrise to many memories.The year was 1963,my freshman year at Keuka College.We were given our class sweatshirts.Dark blue with a white cartoondrawn by our classmate.The cartoon figure has acomical grin across its face.All classes were assigneda mascot of a different indigenous tribe.Four years we celebratedthe Mohawk Tribe, 1963-1967I loved my sweatshirt and … Continue reading The Tattered Blue Sweatshirt by Mary Perrin Scott

The Art of Reopening: A Guide to Current Practices Among Arts Organizations During COVID-19

National Endowment for the Arts surveyed arts organizations throughout the country about reopening practices and creative responses to programming in 2020, during the pandemic. They published a report highlighting what they felt were successful responses to the crisis: promising tactics, best practices, and insights through nine selected case studies. The Adirondack Center for Writing was one … Continue reading The Art of Reopening: A Guide to Current Practices Among Arts Organizations During COVID-19

Writing with Play & Persistence Series with Chris Tebbetts

Designed for any novice and experienced writer to participate from home. Renowned author and educator Chris Tebbetts will lead these virtual, one-of-a-kind events presented by Adirondack Center for Writing. Playing with Story Ideas: A Hands-On Workshop  Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 7:00pm Cost: Sliding scale $5-20 What kinds of stories do you love? What settings, … Continue reading Writing with Play & Persistence Series with Chris Tebbetts