Jul 30, 2014 — It's the summer of 1958 in a fictional resort town in the Adirondacks. Seventeen-year-old Kevin Boyle is itching to get out on his own but he makes a couple of bad decisions that lead to a major disaster. Betsy Kepes has this review of Paul Castellani's novel, Sputnik Summer. Go to full article
Jul 29, 2014 — The Seagle Music Colony's summer season continues with a production of one of the most performed American operas, Susannah. The show opens in Schroon Lake on Wednesday night. It first premiered in 1955 and the opera's music borrows heavily from Appalachian folk melodies and hymn tunes.
Todd Moe spoke with Seagle Music Colony artistic director Darren Woods, who says even though the opera was written nearly 60 years ago, it's message is still relevant today. Go to full article
Jul 29, 2014 — North Creek singer/songwriter Alex Smith has spent the last month touring the U.S. in support of his new CD, "Hamilton County." The tour concludes this weekend with dates in... Go to full article
Jul 25, 2014 — It's generally agreed by scholars that "The Tempest" is Shakespeare's last play. One can see the play as Shakespeare's farewell to the theatre, particularly Prospero's... Go to full article
Jul 23, 2014 — Adirondack artist Diane Leifheit is spending a lot of time this year getting to know her neighbors in Saranac Lake. She's been drawing their portraits and talking with local... Go to full article
Jul 23, 2014 — The Morristown Public Library is inviting artists to its annual Plein Air Festival next week. Plein air means "in the open air" and is a popular summer event around the... Go to full article
Jul 21, 2014 — Say you want to take a picture. You whip out your smart phone or your digital camera, take a bunch of shots. Maybe you add a filter or dress it up in photoshop. We've gotten... Go to full article