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

Unmute Yourself: Writing Workshops for Teens

SERIES OF RIDICULOUSLY AWESOME WORKSHOPS Perfect for all writers & great extracurricular for college apps! Cost: Zero Dollar$! (Thanks to the Lake Placid Education Foundation). But if you can throw in a few bucks for ACW to continue events like this, please give hereRegistration required, sign up hereFollow @adkctr4writing for updates Emotional Historians with Jon … Continue reading Unmute Yourself: Writing Workshops for Teens

Murder Mystery Fundraising Party

A Murder Mystery fundraising event for the Adirondack Center for Writing. Another murder has happened at the infamous Porcupine Inn! You're invited to help investigate the mystery over appetizers and drinks. Tickets required, reserve online by Oct 30. $75 per person. Drinks & food included. Dress as you please, and if you can't wait to … Continue reading Murder Mystery Fundraising Party

Two author events coming up at The Bookstore Plus

The Bookstore Plus Hosts Author Signing Event with Ted Comstock and Chris Woodward on Friday, July 5th, 2018, from 3:00-5:00 PM. Join The Bookstore Plus for an exciting book event! Ted and Chris will be at The Bookstore Plus to autograph copies of their book "The Adirondack Guideboat". They will be in the store to … Continue reading Two author events coming up at The Bookstore Plus

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

Listen Festival: Performance Poets

April 25 at 7pm in the Pine Room at Paul Smith’s College April 26 at 7pm in S-19 at North Country Community College Presented by Adirondack Center for Writing & Planned Parenthood of North Country NY. Larger than life performance poets Mahogany L. Browne, Carlos Andrés Goméz, Jon Sands, and Sofía Snow will perform their … Continue reading Listen Festival: Performance Poets

Summer Events Preview

June Adirondack Literary Awards*. June 3 at Heaven Hill Farm in Lake Placid. Howl Story Slam. June 15 at 7pm at Upper Jay Art Center Recovery Lounge. $5 suggested donation. Theme: "Leap of Faith/Going For It" Local Author Showcase. June 21 at Saranac Lake Artwalk (ACW office), open to ACW members only, sign up ahead of … Continue reading Summer Events Preview

Spoken Word Poetry Performance with Dr. Jamila Lyiscott

THURSDAY, FEB. 22, 2018 Malone Campus Mezzanine at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Malone SGA and Open to the Public. Preview her poetry here: TED Talk "3 Ways to Speak English" TED Talk "2053" Jamila Lyiscott is a social justice education scholar, nationally renowned speaker, spoken word artist, and educational consultant. She was recently appointed … Continue reading Spoken Word Poetry Performance with Dr. Jamila Lyiscott