Godine’s “Adirondack Blackface: A Hidden History” at Whallonsburg Grange

The Whallonsburg Grange Hall in Essex, is set to welcome historian and author Amy Godine to the Lyceum lecture series on Tuesday, April 23 at 7:30 pm. Her lecture will focus on the history of minstrel shows and blackface performances in theaters, Grange halls, churches, schools and other venues in the North Country, and the … Continue reading Godine’s “Adirondack Blackface: A Hidden History” at Whallonsburg Grange

Fran Yardley’s “Finding True North” finalist for Foreword INDIES Book of the Year

Fran Yardley's book, Finding True North, has been chosen as a finalist for the 2018 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in the Regional Category. Winners will be announced in June. Founded in 1998, Foreword Magazine, Inc. is the only media company completely devoted to independent publishing. It exclusively covers university and independent (non “Big … Continue reading Fran Yardley’s “Finding True North” finalist for Foreword INDIES Book of the Year

Annual Poetry in the Round at Left Bank Cafe

Wednesday, April 17th 5:30pm April is National Poetry Month! Kick off the celebrating at the annual Poetry in the Round event at Left Bank Cafe on April 17. Bring a poem to share or just come to listen. Celebration of Maurice Kenny and Earth Day. Keep the celebration going April 26-May 12, and wander around … Continue reading Annual Poetry in the Round at Left Bank Cafe

Writing at the Hyde with Marilyn McCabe this Sunday

Marilyn McCabe, teacher and poet, is leading a poetry writing workshop, Digging Into Poetry, later this month with Adirondack Center for Writing at Lake Flower Landing in Saranac Lake. We're happy to announce that she's leading another workshop this weekend at The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls. Writing at the Hyde. Sunday March 31st 1:00-4:00pm … Continue reading Writing at the Hyde with Marilyn McCabe this Sunday

Adirondack Life Editor Talks About New Book On Adirondack Towns

From 1990 until 2014, Adirondack Life magazine had a special feature on the last page of each issue.  “Our Towns” profiled each of the 139 towns within the Adirondack Park. The short column offered brief histories and trivia. For example, in August 2006 we discovered that Ohio is the fourth-largest town in the Adirondacks but … Continue reading Adirondack Life Editor Talks About New Book On Adirondack Towns

Mary Sanders Shartle & Jane Agee to present on “Saints & Scalawags”

The Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center and the Saratoga Springs Public Library launches the spring Brown Bag Lunch Series. March 14: "Saints and Scalawags: Stories from Bethesda's History," presented by Jane Agee, Ph.D. and Mary Sanders Shartle. All Brown Bag Lunch Lecture programs are free. No registration required. Programs are from 12-1pm on Thursdays … Continue reading Mary Sanders Shartle & Jane Agee to present on “Saints & Scalawags”