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

Adirondack Center for Writing receives grant from Stewart’s Holiday Match for youth writing programming

Saranac Lake, NY 4/3/2019 -- The Adirondack Center for Writing is pleased to announce that it has received a grant for $1,000 from Stewart’s Holiday Match. This grant was given to support the Adirondack Center for Writing’s annual High School Writing Retreat (pictures attached). Every October, 120+ students and teachers from regional high schools and … Continue reading Adirondack Center for Writing receives grant from Stewart’s Holiday Match for youth writing programming

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

McCoy reads from new poetry title, “Ringing the Changes” on March 24

Kathleen McCoy will read from her upcoming book Ringing the Changes (Finishing Line Press) on Sunday, March 24, 4:00-5:30, at First Baptist Church of Glens Falls, 100 Maple Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801. Poetry reading and food are free. Preorders are $19.99 plus shipping and will be shipped on June 7th. Here's what reviewers David Graham … Continue reading McCoy reads from new poetry title, “Ringing the Changes” on March 24

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

Howl Grand Story Slam is back

Don’t miss the great story showdown! Join us as regional winners compete with true, personal stories at the Howl GRAND Story Slam on Dec 1st, 7pm at Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake. True stories, told locally.  Ticket sales open at 5:30pm at the door. $10 event charge. We are planning to sell out, so if you … Continue reading Howl Grand Story Slam is back

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