May 17, 2013 — A group of musicians who love swing and big band music gather every week to practice. Todd Moe caught up with Jack Kelley's Little Big Band as they prepped for an evening of music and dancing on Saturday night, to help celebrate the Potsdam CORC Thrift Store's 40th anniversary.
Join Jack Kelley's Little Big Band at the C.O.R.C. Thrift Store's Spring Fling, Saturday at 7:30 pm, at First Presbyterian Church in Potsdam. An evening of swing dancing to celebrate the store's 40th anniversary. Dance lessons at 7 pm. Go to full article
May 15, 2013 — The St. Lawrence Country Arts council kicked off its inaugural community gallery project "Art walk" on Friday night in the villages of Canton and Potsdam. Around 20 local businesses lined their walls and shelves with local art and hosted receptions featuring local artists.
The idea of art in local businesses is nothing new. Other communities in the region have held similar events in recent years. St. Lawrence County art leaders hope to foster a long term relationship between the businesses community and local artists. The council contacted local businesses with the idea that shops would stay open late and display local work. The hope is that having the walk will get people to enter places they may not normally go. Go to full article
May 14, 2013 — The mountains of the northeast attract hikers to their rocky summits. What happens, though, when something goes wrong? Carol Stone White collected over 50 essays in her new book, Peak Experiences - Danger, Death, and Daring in the Mountains of the Northeast. Betsy Kepes as this review. Go to full article
May 14, 2013 — Gioia Timpanelli tells "The Crow and the Pitcher, ""The Wolf and the Crane," a cautionary fable about gratitude and greed, and "The Lion and the Mouse," which tells you that... Go to full article
May 13, 2013 — This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. In a few months, it will be exactly fifty years since the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom,... Go to full article
May 10, 2013 — New music will be performed tonight and tomorrow in Saranac Lake and North Elba as part of the John Brown Day events. Voices of Timbuctoo is a new work based on the... Go to full article
May 09, 2013 — A new children's book by Canton writer Mary Sue Seymour includes illustrations by a young artist from Ogdensburg. Friends in a Storm tells the story of Squirrel, who... Go to full article
May 06, 2013 — Kim and Reggie Harris will bring their music and stories of the Underground Railroad and the modern civil rights movement to Saranac Lake tonight and tomorrow. The duo... Go to full article
Watertown, NY, May 02, 2013 — The Sackets Harbor Vocal Arts Ensemble will pay tribute, through song, to the 272 Fort Drum soldiers who died in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan over the last decade. The... Go to full article