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

Calling aspiring writers: Pendragon opens 2019 Young Playwright Contest

Pendragon Theatre is reminding aspiring young playwrights to take pen to paper and fingers to keyboard for the annual young playwright competition open to all middle and high school age students. Entries should be a traditional 10 minute play, no longer than 10 pages (no smaller than 10-point font) and have a maximum of 4 … Continue reading Calling aspiring writers: Pendragon opens 2019 Young Playwright Contest

Blacks in the Adirondacks: A History by Sally Svenson now available

Blacks in the Adirondacks: A History by Sally Svenson With an Afterword by Alice Paden Green Syracuse University Press Traces the extensive but little-known history of blacks in the Adirondacks. "Svenson’s work is filled with thought-provoking and evocative stories of African Americans in the Adirondacks. The book’s restoration of their memory is a significant feat. … Continue reading Blacks in the Adirondacks: A History by Sally Svenson now available

The Winter Novel with David Hazard at View

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Cynthia Brownell View (315) 369-6411 ext. 210 cbrownell@viewarts.org   The Winter Novel with David Hazard – Winter Event Old Forge, New York (January 10, 2017) – Have you ever considered writing a novel? Or have you already started writing, but do not know how to finish it? You can do so this winter at View … Continue reading The Winter Novel with David Hazard at View