Apr 23, 2014 — Music from the Romantic period will be performed at two concerts by the Orchestra of Northern New York in Potsdam and Watertown this weekend. The "Romantic Giants" concerts will include a Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, and Dvorak's Symphony No. 8.
Harold Levin's "Silver Overture" gets its premiere this weekend and will open the concerts. Levin is the principal violist with the Orchestra, and told Todd Moe that he wrote the overture as something special for ONNY founder and conductor Ken Andrews, and as a celebration of the Orchestra's 25th anniversary. Go to full article
Apr 17, 2014 — During his day job, Andy Toy is a salesman. But he's has always been a doodler, an amateur artist. He just never thought he'd make any money at it.
A few years ago, Andy was working an overnight shift at a hotel in Williston, Vermont. There was an empty chalkboard -- which Andy filled with intricate drawings, usually detailing the weather forecast and events around town.
His drawings caught people's attention, and now Andy creates chalkboard art for several Burlington-area businesses, including Hotel Vermont and the Burlington Beer Company. Go to full article
Apr 16, 2014 — High school writers gathered in Saranac Lake this month to learn more about theater and writing plays. Pendragon Theatre hosted a day of playing with words and acting as part of its newly revived Young Playwrights Festival.
More than 30 young writers from across the region entered their original one-act plays that were judged by a panel of experts. Two plays were given public performances. It's part of Pendragon's mission to help foster the next generation of theatre artists. Go to full article
Apr 15, 2014 — In Colin McAdam's new novel, a childless couple in Addison County, Vermont buys a baby chimpanzee. At first he's a cute little guy, but what happens when an ape is raised as... Go to full article
Apr 11, 2014 — Two North Country teens got the chance to see their plays performed on stage at Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake last weekend. Witter Swanson, a student at Saranac Lake High... Go to full article
Apr 09, 2014 — Clarkson University has picked two developers to give 100-year-old historic buildings in Potsdam a new life. The announcement is the latest step in turning Old Snell and... Go to full article
Apr 02, 2014 — Just in time for the growing season, a new album filled with songs about gardening and rural life. Vermont folk singer/songwriter Pete Sutherland is best known as a member... Go to full article
Mar 27, 2014 — All sorts of people dabble in documenting family history. Some with a stronger interest attend conferences, like one held this March in Ottawa. Organized by the local branch... Go to full article