Creative Aging Training for Teaching Artists in the North Country, Capital Region and Long Island

This training will be part of The New York State Creative Aging Initiative, an innovative partnership between the NYS Council on the Arts, NYS Office for the Aging, and Lifetime Arts. This 2020 pilot project will advance Creative Aging programming in three regions: the Capital Region, the North Country and Long Island. Through a series of live trainings, coaching and … Continue reading Creative Aging Training for Teaching Artists in the North Country, Capital Region and Long Island

Local event spotlight: Midwinter Retreat in Westport

Midwinter Retreat February 14-18, 2020 You deserve it. Get away. Spend time on yourself -- your writing, your art, your creativity. Find friends, fellow writers and artists, a new point of view in a relaxed, beautiful, and productive setting. We may start the day with gentle yoga, make art, be inspired with creative prompts, share … Continue reading Local event spotlight: Midwinter Retreat in Westport

The Good Old Days at LPCA, a collaborator teacher and student original

"Which decade has the BEST music?" asks a character in the new musical The Good Old Days onstage later this month at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. The best part... It's up to the audience to decide!  Come be a part of this fun and interactive original musical written by Northwood School's Head of Drama, Noël Carmichael, and student … Continue reading The Good Old Days at LPCA, a collaborator teacher and student original

Bookmobile hits the road in Elizabethtown & Essex, NY

The newest, cutest pop-up bookstore has launched and is coming to a town near you this summer! The bookmobile is stocked with used and new books of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, YA novels, and children's books. Sales by cash or check. Stop by, hang out, find a new favorite read. Thursday, August 29th mid-day @ Whallonsburg Grange, … Continue reading Bookmobile hits the road in Elizabethtown & Essex, NY

ACW Bookmobile is hitting the road, and wants your books on board

The newest, cutest pop-up bookstore is here and coming to a town near you this summer! Sign up to stock your books in the ACW Bookmobile. ACW is bringing the books to the people at pop-up events throughout the region. The goal is to expose small towns that don't have their own bookstores books from … Continue reading ACW Bookmobile is hitting the road, and wants your books on board

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

Local poets at NorthWind Fine Arts Gallery for poetry-painting collaborative event

Poet David Crews will be in Saranac Lake at NorthWind Fine Arts Gallery for their annual poetry-painting collaborative event to celebrate National Poetry Month. Crews extends his thanks to Susan Whiteman and the lovely artists at the gallery for all the work they do putting this event together. His poem this year will be on … Continue reading Local poets at NorthWind Fine Arts Gallery for poetry-painting collaborative event

Writing at the Hyde, Dec 2

Acclaimed writer Marilyn McCabe returns, leading this popular workshop, this time with a focus on Ukiyo-e to Shin-Hanga: Japanese Woodcuts from the Syracuse University Art Collection. Participants will be guided through a series of writing and editing exercises inspired by the Japanese prints and philosophy of Ukiyo-e. Perfect for all experience levels and art enthusiasts interested in … Continue reading Writing at the Hyde, Dec 2