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Events for Thursday, May 4, 2017

8:00 AM-2:00 AM Le Moyne Annual Student Art Show LeMoyne College

8:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Internum Opera: Selected Works by Jason Cheney SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Spring Thaw Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Eric Gottesman: If I Could See Your Face, I Would Not Need Food (Ka Fitfitu Feetu) Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor George Awde: Scale Without Measure Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor All That Jazz: 35 Years of Syracuse Jazz Fest Onondaga Historical Association

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I Onondaga Historical Association

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Downton Comes Downtown: What the Fashionable Wore in Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930 Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect 914Works

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Disappearing World: New Work by Phil Parsons and Ted Neal Gandee Gallery

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let’s Be Dragons: Wild Seeds SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor 21 Etchings and Poems SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Taking Flight: Richard Koppe's Works on Paper SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hindsight: Four Alumni from the College of Visual and Performing Arts SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Salt City Abstraction Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor de.structive dis.tillation: Works by Vanessa German Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Bradley Walker Tomlin: A Retrospective Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Century of Collecting: 100 Years of Ceramics at the Everson Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Earth: Contemporary Haudenosaunee Clay and Stone Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside Point of Contact Gallery

2:00 PM-7:00 PM At All Costs: Photographs of American Workers by Earl Dotter ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

6:00 PM-8:00 PM Opening: Props for a Decline: Works by Joe Turek SALTQuarters Gallery

6:45 PM Death Joins the Club Acme Mystery Company

7:00 PM Jazz Nite W3B Vocal Jazz, CNS Jazz Band, and CNY Jazz Orchestra

7:00 PM In the Heights Fowler High School

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Bomb-Itty of Errors Redhouse

7:30 PM Spring Into Jazz LeMoyne College

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor First Lady Suite Syracuse University Drama Department

8:45 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Deborah Stratman: Xenoi Urban Video Project

Events for Friday, May 5, 2017

8:00 AM-8:00 PM Le Moyne Annual Student Art Show LeMoyne College

8:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Internum Opera: Selected Works by Jason Cheney SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Spring Thaw Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Paint & Clay & Silver & Gold Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Peaceful Valley: Photography by Tom Dwyer Gallery 54

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor George Awde: Scale Without Measure Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Eric Gottesman: If I Could See Your Face, I Would Not Need Food (Ka Fitfitu Feetu) Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I Onondaga Historical Association

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor All That Jazz: 35 Years of Syracuse Jazz Fest Onondaga Historical Association

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Downton Comes Downtown: What the Fashionable Wore in Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930 Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect 914Works

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Disappearing World: New Work by Phil Parsons and Ted Neal Gandee Gallery

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Let’s Be Dragons: Wild Seeds SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor 21 Etchings and Poems SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Hindsight: Four Alumni from the College of Visual and Performing Arts SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Taking Flight: Richard Koppe's Works on Paper SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Bradley Walker Tomlin: A Retrospective Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor de.structive dis.tillation: Works by Vanessa German Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Salt City Abstraction Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Earth: Contemporary Haudenosaunee Clay and Stone Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Century of Collecting: 100 Years of Ceramics at the Everson Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside Point of Contact Gallery

2:00 PM-7:00 PM At All Costs: Photographs of American Workers by Earl Dotter ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

6:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jazz@Sitrus: J.T. Hall Jazzz Consort CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

7:00 PM In the Heights Fowler High School

7:30 PM Peter and the Starcatcher Baldwinsville Theatre Guild (Read a review!)

7:30 PM Spring Into Jazz LeMoyne College

8:00 PM *SOLD OUT* Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb Folkus Project

8:00 PM Homeward Bound 2: The Guthrie Brothers with Bob Halligan, Jr. as "Paul The Beatle" Palace Theatre

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Last Five Years Rarely Done Productions (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) Redhouse

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor First Lady Suite Syracuse University Drama Department

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Preview: Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

8:45 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Deborah Stratman: Xenoi Urban Video Project

Events for Saturday, May 6, 2017

10:00 AM-2:00 PM Paint & Clay & Silver & Gold Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Century of Collecting: 100 Years of Ceramics at the Everson Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Earth: Contemporary Haudenosaunee Clay and Stone Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Bradley Walker Tomlin: A Retrospective Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Salt City Abstraction Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor de.structive dis.tillation: Works by Vanessa German Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Peaceful Valley: Photography by Tom Dwyer Gallery 54

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Onondaga Art Guild Spring Show and Sale

10:30 AM Kids Series: Beethoven's Got Talent Symphoria

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect 914Works

11:00 AM-8:00 PM 47th Annual Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit Celebration of the Arts

11:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land Community Folk Art Center

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Disappearing World: New Work by Phil Parsons and Ted Neal Gandee Gallery

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Downton Comes Downtown: What the Fashionable Wore in Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930 Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor All That Jazz: 35 Years of Syracuse Jazz Fest Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Let’s Be Dragons: Wild Seeds SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor 21 Etchings and Poems SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Taking Flight: Richard Koppe's Works on Paper SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Hindsight: Four Alumni from the College of Visual and Performing Arts SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-4:00 PM At All Costs: Photographs of American Workers by Earl Dotter ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside Point of Contact Gallery

12:30 PM Little Red Riding Hood Magic Circle Children's Theatre

1:00 PM-3:00 PM Opening: Arte Joven / Young Art 2017 La Casita Cultural Center

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) Redhouse

3:00 PM The Connective Corridor Brass Concert Syracuse University Brass Ensemble

6:00 PM-8:00 PM Party in the Plaza: Donna Colton CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

7:00 PM Ruddy Well & the Region Legion: Common Ground Album Release Concert Palace Theatre

7:30 PM Peter and the Starcatcher Baldwinsville Theatre Guild (Read a review!)

7:30 PM Zero Point Zero Band Kellish Hill Farm

7:30 PM SVE Vocal Jazz Syracuse Vocal Ensemble

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Last Five Years Rarely Done Productions (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Bomb-Itty of Errors Redhouse

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Opening: Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

8:45 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Deborah Stratman: Xenoi Urban Video Project

Events for Sunday, May 7, 2017

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Peaceful Valley: Photography by Tom Dwyer Gallery 54

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Eric Gottesman: If I Could See Your Face, I Would Not Need Food (Ka Fitfitu Feetu) Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor George Awde: Scale Without Measure Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-5:00 PM 47th Annual Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit Celebration of the Arts

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Disappearing World: New Work by Phil Parsons and Ted Neal Gandee Gallery

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Downton Comes Downtown: What the Fashionable Wore in Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930 Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor All That Jazz: 35 Years of Syracuse Jazz Fest Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Hindsight: Four Alumni from the College of Visual and Performing Arts SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Taking Flight: Richard Koppe's Works on Paper SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor 21 Etchings and Poems SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Let’s Be Dragons: Wild Seeds SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor de.structive dis.tillation: Works by Vanessa German Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Salt City Abstraction Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Bradley Walker Tomlin: A Retrospective Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Earth: Contemporary Haudenosaunee Clay and Stone Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Century of Collecting: 100 Years of Ceramics at the Everson Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-4:00 PM Onondaga Art Guild Spring Show and Sale

2:00 PM-5:00 PM Jazz on Tap: Steve Brown/Jeff Chako Jazz Guitar Duo CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

2:00 PM Carol Bryant Trio

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

2:30 PM Mark Herman Empire State Theatre and Musical Instrument Museum

3:00 PM Peter and the Starcatcher Baldwinsville Theatre Guild (Read a review!)

4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Spring Celebration Concert: Voices in Flight Syracuse Children's Chorus

6:00 PM An Evening with the Cadleys Tully Arts Council

Events for Monday, May 8, 2017

8:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Internum Opera: Selected Works by Jason Cheney SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Spring Thaw Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Peaceful Valley: Photography by Tom Dwyer Gallery 54

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor George Awde: Scale Without Measure Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Eric Gottesman: If I Could See Your Face, I Would Not Need Food (Ka Fitfitu Feetu) Light Work Gallery

7:30 PM Animal Crackers (1930) Syracuse Cinephile Society

Events for Tuesday, May 9, 2017

8:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Internum Opera: Selected Works by Jason Cheney SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Spring Thaw Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Paint & Clay & Silver & Gold Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Peaceful Valley: Photography by Tom Dwyer Gallery 54

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Eric Gottesman: If I Could See Your Face, I Would Not Need Food (Ka Fitfitu Feetu) Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor George Awde: Scale Without Measure Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect 914Works

11:00 AM-5:00 PM 47th Annual Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit Celebration of the Arts

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Let’s Be Dragons: Wild Seeds SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor 21 Etchings and Poems SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Taking Flight: Richard Koppe's Works on Paper SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Hindsight: Four Alumni from the College of Visual and Performing Arts SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside Point of Contact Gallery

5:00 PM Murder at the Prom Theatre Du Jour

Events for Wednesday, May 10, 2017

8:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Internum Opera: Selected Works by Jason Cheney SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Spring Thaw Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Paint & Clay & Silver & Gold Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Peaceful Valley: Photography by Tom Dwyer Gallery 54

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor George Awde: Scale Without Measure Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Eric Gottesman: If I Could See Your Face, I Would Not Need Food (Ka Fitfitu Feetu) Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor All That Jazz: 35 Years of Syracuse Jazz Fest Onondaga Historical Association

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I Onondaga Historical Association

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Downton Comes Downtown: What the Fashionable Wore in Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930 Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect 914Works

11:00 AM-5:00 PM 47th Annual Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit Celebration of the Arts

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Let’s Be Dragons: Wild Seeds SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor 21 Etchings and Poems SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Hindsight: Four Alumni from the College of Visual and Performing Arts SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Taking Flight: Richard Koppe's Works on Paper SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-2:00 PM Jazz at the Plaza: Matthew Rockwell Group CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Bradley Walker Tomlin: A Retrospective Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Salt City Abstraction Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Century of Collecting: 100 Years of Ceramics at the Everson Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Earth: Contemporary Haudenosaunee Clay and Stone Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside Point of Contact Gallery

12:45 PM The Connective Corridor Lyrica Chamber Orchestra Civic Morning Musicals

2:00 PM-7:00 PM At All Costs: Photographs of American Workers by Earl Dotter ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

7:00 PM Food Chains ArtRage Gallery

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Video Games Live Symphoria

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Deathtrap Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

Events for Thursday, May 11, 2017

8:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Internum Opera: Selected Works by Jason Cheney SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Spring Thaw Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Paint & Clay & Silver & Gold Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Peaceful Valley: Photography by Tom Dwyer Gallery 54

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Eric Gottesman: If I Could See Your Face, I Would Not Need Food (Ka Fitfitu Feetu) Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor George Awde: Scale Without Measure Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I Onondaga Historical Association

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor All That Jazz: 35 Years of Syracuse Jazz Fest Onondaga Historical Association

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Downton Comes Downtown: What the Fashionable Wore in Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930 Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect 914Works

11:00 AM-5:00 PM 47th Annual Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit Celebration of the Arts

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Disappearing World: New Work by Phil Parsons and Ted Neal Gandee Gallery

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let’s Be Dragons: Wild Seeds SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor 21 Etchings and Poems SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Taking Flight: Richard Koppe's Works on Paper SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hindsight: Four Alumni from the College of Visual and Performing Arts SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Salt City Abstraction Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Bradley Walker Tomlin: A Retrospective Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Earth: Contemporary Haudenosaunee Clay and Stone Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Century of Collecting: 100 Years of Ceramics at the Everson Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside Point of Contact Gallery

2:00 PM-7:00 PM At All Costs: Photographs of American Workers by Earl Dotter ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

6:45 PM Death Joins the Club Acme Mystery Company

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) Redhouse

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Brian Regan

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Deathtrap Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

8:45 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Deborah Stratman: Xenoi Urban Video Project

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Thursday, May 4, 2017


Art
 

8:00 AM - 2:00 AM, May 4



Le Moyne Annual Student Art Show
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Wilson Art Gallery, Noreen Reale Falcone Library
LeMoyne College, Syracuse


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8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 4



Internum Opera: Selected Works by Jason Cheney
SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium
2 Clinton Square, Syracuse


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 4



Spring Thaw
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

Price: Free
Syracuse Technology Garden
235 Harrison St., Syracuse

Recent works by Cayetano Valenzuela, Casey Landerkin, Jamie Santos, Tim Rand, Toeny Morgan, Sofia Perez, Ashley Marie Bartlett, and Solon Quinn


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 4



Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land
Community Folk Art Center

Price: Free
Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land" will be an experiment in diverse environments. Each artist will create immersive artworks through different mediums that include prints, sculpture and film. Artists exhibiting are Justin Hill, Maria Spiess, Landon Perkins, Taro Takizawa, Adam Devkota, Ioana Turcan, and Dontato Rossi.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 4



Eric Gottesman: If I Could See Your Face, I Would Not Need Food (Ka Fitfitu Feetu)
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

In 1999, artist Eric Gottesman began making portraits in Ethiopia of people with HIV. Because great stigma surrounds this disease, subjects did not allow him to photograph their faces. Over the next five years, Gottesman made these portraits of people with HIV anonymous by hiding and obscuring their faces and changing each sitter's name to protect their identity. A transcribed text from each sitter describing life with HIV in Ethiopia accompanies each image. In 2004, a woman with HIV allowed him to photograph her face for the first time and he knew the project was completed.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 4



George Awde: Scale Without Measure
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

George Awde's photographic work explores themes of contemporary masculinity, the male body, homosociality, and notions of physical and psychological strength, as seen through young men with whom he identifies. The men and boys whom Awde has photographed over the last 10 years include migrants to Beirut from Syria. Many are now his close friends. Through years of contact, Awde has established close relationships allowing for an intimate portrayal of the everyday. His pictures explore the way that people interact with one another, and in them one senses a longing to belong. Awde's parents fled Lebanon in the conflicts leading to the 1970s Civil War in order to pursue their futures by coming to America. This informed Awde's perspective on the world and his place in it while growing up, and now informs his practice as an artist and teacher. As the global refugee crisis escalates, and the early executive orders of a new and contentious president attempt to aggressively block refugees from entering the United States, the themes of Awde's work are evermore present.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 4



All That Jazz: 35 Years of Syracuse Jazz Fest
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Recognizing 35 successful years of Syracuse Jazz Fest, OHA offers a visual exhibit on the history of Jazz Fest. OHA's visual exhibit will feature highlights of the musical festival, from the different venues, to music industry superstars and jazz legends, as well as some of our own homegrown musical talent.

With help from Jazz Fest founder and executive director, Frank Malfitano, the exhibit will be a walk down memory lane for some die-hard local music fans: Dizzy Gillespie's bulging cheeks while playing trumpet, Jean Luc Ponty's electrifying violin, B.B. King's guitar Lucille, Buckwheat Zydeco's accordion, Wynton Marsalis' big band style orchestra, or Kenny G's saxophone; or maybe singing to the songs of Aretha Franklin, the Doobie Brothers, Boz Scaggs, Natalie Cole, or Smokey Robinson. Whatever musical tastes exist in Central New York, Syracuse Jazz Fest has touched almost all of them.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 4



The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: Free
Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 4



Downton Comes Downtown: What the Fashionable Wore in Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: Free
Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Resembling the clothing styles portrayed in the critically acclaimed PBS series, Downton Abbey, "Downton Comes Downtown" features men's, women's, and children's clothing worn by citizens of Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930.

Highlights include a maroon evening coat with a mink collar worn by Mrs. Elizabeth Barnes Hiscock to a State Dinner during the presidential administration of Herbert Hoover (1929-1933); a boy's brown wool suit with a vest and knickers purchased from the Peck-Vinney Company, a clothier located on South Salina Street, worn by young Milton Jones in the 1920s; and a black kimono with Japanese images worn by Mrs. Laura Crouse Durston aboard the Graf Zeppelin in 1930.

The exhibit is augmented by fashion accessories such as hats, shoes, and purses as well as period furniture from OHA's collection.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 4



Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect
914Works

Price: Free
914Works
914 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect" will feature product design projects by collaborative design students. Designers exhibiting are Asal Andarzipour, Shaojia Chen, Ran Jing, Ke Huang, Wei Yuying, Donna Greene, and Kathryn Detwiler.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 4



Disappearing World: New Work by Phil Parsons and Ted Neal
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

The exhibition features work by Syracuse-area painter Phil Parsons and ceramics by Ted Neal of Muncie, IN. Parsons's work explores the decay in landscapes as a metaphor of the shifting of values in contemporary rural culture. Neal creates functional ceramic forms which imitate industrial objects in order to comment on consumer culture and its impact on the environment. "Disappearing World" encourages the viewer to meditate on the places we pass by and the objects we use and discard and what these say about the society for which we all are responsible.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 4



Let’s Be Dragons: Wild Seeds
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Wild Seeds" features the artwork of nine emerging artists: Loren Bartnicke, Gang Chen, Owen Drysdale, Rachel Fein-Smolinski, Peter Smith, Shiwen Su, Chunlin Yang, Munjal Yagnik, and Chris Zacher. Organized by DJ Hellerman, curator of art and programs at the Everson Museum of Art, this spring marks the first campus and Syracuse city-wide celebration of the arts learned and practiced at Syracuse University.

Referencing Octavia E. Butler's 1980 science-fiction novel These Wild Seeds, the exhibition brings together a selection of artists interested in undermining or tinkering with superstructures designed to engineer social order and temper radical individuality. Altogether, the artists in "Wild Seeds" point and nudge our focus toward institutions with power and control. The works present questions about who has the agency to manipulate our subjectivity and they attempt to craft histories that open the possibility of forging against the currents of dominant culture. Decidedly, these artworks and art practices are acts of resistance and revision, often rejected or dismissed, that help us envision a future that is unlike our past.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 4



Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection" investigates how artists from the late 19th century until today have been captivated by the potential of landscape images and its ability to transport our imagination whether the locale be exotic or not. Curated by exhibition and collection manager Emily Dittman, this display brings together historic albumen prints, travel albums, and contemporary black and white and color images from a variety of photographers working in the photographic medium over the past 120 years.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 4



21 Etchings and Poems
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"21 Etchings and Poems," a landmark publication that had a profound impact on contemporary art and culture, will be presented in its entirety in the Print Study Room. Curated by Museum Studies graduate student Courtney Spencer Eppel, this exhibition presents 21 paired artists and authors to create unique works of art. The partnerships for this project included well-known artists and poets Peter Grippe and Dylan Thomas, Willem de Kooning and Harold Rosenberg, Letterio Calapai and William Carlos Williams, and Franz Kine and Frank O'Hara, among others.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 4



Taking Flight: Richard Koppe's Works on Paper
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

American artist Richard Koppe's career exemplifies the interconnectedness of art, design, and engineering in the 20th and 21st centuries.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 4



Hindsight: Four Alumni from the College of Visual and Performing Arts
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Hindsight" examines the careers of four women who met during their time as students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University: Sarah Burda, Angela Early, Maggy Hiltner, and Jenny Kanzler.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 4



Salt City Abstraction
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Salt City Abstraction features modern and contemporary abstract artists from the Everson's collection that have lived and worked in Central New York, including Juan Cruz, Robert De Niro Sr., Darryl Hughto, Margie Hughto, James Ridlon, Susan Roth, and many others.

Inspired by the museum's concurrent retrospective of Syracuse-born Bradley Walker Tomlin, Salt City Abstraction features the work of modern and contemporary artists that have lived or worked in Central New York. Whether born in the Salt City itself, attending or teaching at a local university or college, or simply choosing to settle in the area, each of the included artists has embraced variations of abstraction while working in their own particular styles and mediums. These 2- and 3-dimensional works drawn from the Everson's collection affirm the museum's longstanding commitment to celebrating regional talent alongside that of national artists, a tradition which extends to the museum's founding more than a century ago. This focused look at abstraction highlights the significant impact that Central New York artists have made to the history of art both local and beyond.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 4



de.structive dis.tillation: Works by Vanessa German
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Vanessa German uses paint, mixed media, sculpture, and performance to directly confront racism and violence in today's society. Based in the Homewood section of Pittsburgh, a neighborhood devastated by drugs and crime on a daily basis, German creates work in response to her life experiences.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 4



Bradley Walker Tomlin: A Retrospective
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Dorsky Museum, in partnership with the Everson, is organizing the first retrospective and catalog of American painter Bradley Walker Tomlin (1899-1953) since 1975. This exhibition, including over 40 paintings, works on paper, and printed materials, charts Tomlin's development from art nouveau illustrations of the 1920s to large-scale Abstract Expressionist paintings of the 1950s. The exhibition explores his formative years in Syracuse, early patronage by Condé Nast, and the important role played by the Woodstock art colony. The exhibition originated at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz.

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 4



A Century of Collecting: 100 Years of Ceramics at the Everson
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The first exhibition in the Everson's new ceramics gallery, "A Century of Collecting" celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Museum's first purchase of ceramics for the permanent collection in 1916. From that initial purchase of 32 works by distinguished Arts & Crafts potter Adelaide Alsop Robineau, the Everson has amassed a premier collection of more than 5000 ceramic pieces, dating from ancient times to the present day. This exhibition presents a survey of works made by key figures in modern and contemporary studio ceramics, tracing the Everson's role as a driving force in shaping attitudes about ceramics as a fine art medium.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 4



From the Earth: Contemporary Haudenosaunee Clay and Stone
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Haudenosaunee, a name referring to the alliance of the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora Nations, have rich artistic traditions. This exhibition features the work of five contemporary Haudenosaunee artists represented in the Everson's collection—Tom Huff, Ada Jacques, Peter B. Jones, Tammy Tarbell-Boehning, and Steve Smith—all of whom draw upon their cultural heritage and blend traditional artistic methods with modern techniques.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 4



Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside
Point of Contact Gallery

Price: Free
Point of Contact Gallery
350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside," part of the annual exhibition of the Master of Fine Art thesis candidates from Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, features the artwork of six emerging artists Zhongwen (Lisa) Hu, Courtney Asztalos, Evan Deuitch, Todd Irwin Francis Lauther, Ssu Ya Hsiung, and Chelsea Jones. Through their presentations, a variety of themes and media including painting, photography, ceramics, video art, illustration, and site-specific installations, will be explored.

Serpents Inside brings together artists expressing and grappling with existential questions of identity and self-exploration. Each artist reframes the physical and mental, the public and private, and the performance of identity exploration.

Chelsea Jones's self-portraiture project uses her hair, common hair processing techniques, and cosmetic routines as racial signifiers to come to terms with the implications of being a biracial woman. Courtney Asztalos' installation focuses on the physical presence of women within an architectural space designed as a utopia to exploit our wildest fantasies where financial victory may be just one slot away. Todd Irwin Francis Lauther's lyrical photographs capture a young man's thoughtful response to his desire for fatherhood and a sensitive negotiation of the societal pressure placed upon men to create a family. With painting and performance Ssu Ya Hsiung and Zhongwen Hu use childhood memories, both absurd and surreal, to depict psychological loneliness, vulnerability, and physical isolation from the outside world. Evan Deuitch's investigation of the online subculture of hybrid human/animal characters known as the furry fandom brings together fantastical imagination with hedonistic pleasure. His character driven self-portraits address identity construction, obsession, and role playing.

Together, Serpents Inside, offers a palpable sense of the vulnerability, self-doubt, pleasure and pain that often accompany an inward searching.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, May 4



At All Costs: Photographs of American Workers by Earl Dotter
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Earl Dotter has been photographing American workers on the job for over 40 years. Beginning in the Appalachian coalfields in the early 1970s and continuing to the present, he has put a human face on those who labor, often in dangerous and unhealthy conditions. In 2007, Dotter's Coal Mining Series was added to the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, in Washington, DC. The Occupational Health Clinical Center of Syracuse is the primary collaborator on this exhibition, and much of the work in the exhibition comes from their private collection.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 4



Opening: Props for a Decline: Works by Joe Turek
SALTQuarters Gallery

Price: Free
SALTQuarters Gallery
115 Otisco St., Syracuse

The show will be on display through May 31. Gallery hours by appointment. Phone 608-214-7723.


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8:45 PM - 11:00 PM, May 4



Deborah Stratman: Xenoi
Urban Video Project

Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In Deborah Stratman's short video Xenoi (2016), the Greek island of Syros is visited by a series of unexpected guests: immutable forms, outside of time, aloof observers of the human condition. These hovering guests are the Platonic Solids, named for the famed ancient Greek philosopher, Plato, who described them in the dialogue Timaeus as part of a higher level of reality.

Shot on location and featuring a hypnotic score, Xenoi scans the horizon of modern day Greece, a landscape at once timeless and jarringly contemporary. "Xenoi" is the plural of "xenos," an enigmatic word usually translated as "stranger" — but whether the stranger is friend or foe depends on context and interpretation. What do these geometric specters portend in a contemporary climate of consumerism and economic crisis?


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Music
 

7:00 PM, May 4



Jazz Nite
W3B Vocal Jazz, CNS Jazz Band, and CNY Jazz Orchestra

Price: Free
Cicero-North Syracuse High School
6002 State Route 31, Cicero


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7:30 PM, May 4



Spring Into Jazz
LeMoyne College

Price: $15 regular, $10 seniors, $5 students
Panasci Family Chapel
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

The Jazzuits join the Jazz Ensemble for an evening of classic vocal and instrumental jazz standards.


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Theater
 

6:45 PM, May 4



Death Joins the Club
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

Noses up, everyone. You and the other members of the posh Pfieffer Hills Country Club are gathering to consider applications for membership and you want to look your snobby best. Members of the wealthy elite are dying to get in, or rather, are waiting for you to die so they can get in. A word to the wise, dear member: some applicants are less patient than others.


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7:00 PM, May 4



In the Heights
Fowler High School

Price: $5 presale, $8 at the door
Fowler High School
227 Magnolia St., Syracuse


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7:00 PM, May 4



The Bomb-Itty of Errors
Redhouse

Price: $30
Redhouse
219 S. West St., Syracuse

The Bomb-bitty of Errors is a hip-hop retelling of Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors. Complete with song, dance, and wild comedy, it knocked critics off their feet in NYC, London, Chicago and The Edinburgh Fringe Festival.


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8:00 PM, May 4



First Lady Suite
Syracuse University Drama Department
Rodney Hudson, director

Price: Free, but registration recommended (seating is limited)
Loft Theater, Syracuse Stage
820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

A musical rendition of the responsibilities of four First Ladies, by Michael John LaChiusa. Music direction by Bridget Moriarty.

To reserve a seat, visit syr.ticketleap.com/first-lady-suite


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Friday, May 5, 2017


Art
 

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 5



Le Moyne Annual Student Art Show
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Wilson Art Gallery, Noreen Reale Falcone Library
LeMoyne College, Syracuse


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8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 5



Internum Opera: Selected Works by Jason Cheney
SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium
2 Clinton Square, Syracuse


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 5



Spring Thaw
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

Price: Free
Syracuse Technology Garden
235 Harrison St., Syracuse

Recent works by Cayetano Valenzuela, Casey Landerkin, Jamie Santos, Tim Rand, Toeny Morgan, Sofia Perez, Ashley Marie Bartlett, and Solon Quinn


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 5



Paint & Clay & Silver & Gold
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Roger DeMuth: watercolor and ink paintings
Naomi DeMuth: sculptural ceramic forms
Susan Machamer: hand crafted jewelry


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 5



Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land
Community Folk Art Center

Price: Free
Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land" will be an experiment in diverse environments. Each artist will create immersive artworks through different mediums that include prints, sculpture and film. Artists exhibiting are Justin Hill, Maria Spiess, Landon Perkins, Taro Takizawa, Adam Devkota, Ioana Turcan, and Dontato Rossi.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 5



Peaceful Valley: Photography by Tom Dwyer
Gallery 54

Gallery 54
54 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

There will be an opening reception this evening, featuring music by Chris Molloy and his Electric Blue Harp, plus wine tastings and light refreshments.



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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 5



George Awde: Scale Without Measure
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

George Awde's photographic work explores themes of contemporary masculinity, the male body, homosociality, and notions of physical and psychological strength, as seen through young men with whom he identifies. The men and boys whom Awde has photographed over the last 10 years include migrants to Beirut from Syria. Many are now his close friends. Through years of contact, Awde has established close relationships allowing for an intimate portrayal of the everyday. His pictures explore the way that people interact with one another, and in them one senses a longing to belong. Awde's parents fled Lebanon in the conflicts leading to the 1970s Civil War in order to pursue their futures by coming to America. This informed Awde's perspective on the world and his place in it while growing up, and now informs his practice as an artist and teacher. As the global refugee crisis escalates, and the early executive orders of a new and contentious president attempt to aggressively block refugees from entering the United States, the themes of Awde's work are evermore present.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 5



Eric Gottesman: If I Could See Your Face, I Would Not Need Food (Ka Fitfitu Feetu)
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

In 1999, artist Eric Gottesman began making portraits in Ethiopia of people with HIV. Because great stigma surrounds this disease, subjects did not allow him to photograph their faces. Over the next five years, Gottesman made these portraits of people with HIV anonymous by hiding and obscuring their faces and changing each sitter's name to protect their identity. A transcribed text from each sitter describing life with HIV in Ethiopia accompanies each image. In 2004, a woman with HIV allowed him to photograph her face for the first time and he knew the project was completed.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 5



The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: Free
Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 5



All That Jazz: 35 Years of Syracuse Jazz Fest
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Recognizing 35 successful years of Syracuse Jazz Fest, OHA offers a visual exhibit on the history of Jazz Fest. OHA's visual exhibit will feature highlights of the musical festival, from the different venues, to music industry superstars and jazz legends, as well as some of our own homegrown musical talent.

With help from Jazz Fest founder and executive director, Frank Malfitano, the exhibit will be a walk down memory lane for some die-hard local music fans: Dizzy Gillespie's bulging cheeks while playing trumpet, Jean Luc Ponty's electrifying violin, B.B. King's guitar Lucille, Buckwheat Zydeco's accordion, Wynton Marsalis' big band style orchestra, or Kenny G's saxophone; or maybe singing to the songs of Aretha Franklin, the Doobie Brothers, Boz Scaggs, Natalie Cole, or Smokey Robinson. Whatever musical tastes exist in Central New York, Syracuse Jazz Fest has touched almost all of them.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 5



Downton Comes Downtown: What the Fashionable Wore in Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: Free
Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Resembling the clothing styles portrayed in the critically acclaimed PBS series, Downton Abbey, "Downton Comes Downtown" features men's, women's, and children's clothing worn by citizens of Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930.

Highlights include a maroon evening coat with a mink collar worn by Mrs. Elizabeth Barnes Hiscock to a State Dinner during the presidential administration of Herbert Hoover (1929-1933); a boy's brown wool suit with a vest and knickers purchased from the Peck-Vinney Company, a clothier located on South Salina Street, worn by young Milton Jones in the 1920s; and a black kimono with Japanese images worn by Mrs. Laura Crouse Durston aboard the Graf Zeppelin in 1930.

The exhibit is augmented by fashion accessories such as hats, shoes, and purses as well as period furniture from OHA's collection.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 5



Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect
914Works

Price: Free
914Works
914 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect" will feature product design projects by collaborative design students. Designers exhibiting are Asal Andarzipour, Shaojia Chen, Ran Jing, Ke Huang, Wei Yuying, Donna Greene, and Kathryn Detwiler.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 5



Disappearing World: New Work by Phil Parsons and Ted Neal
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

The exhibition features work by Syracuse-area painter Phil Parsons and ceramics by Ted Neal of Muncie, IN. Parsons's work explores the decay in landscapes as a metaphor of the shifting of values in contemporary rural culture. Neal creates functional ceramic forms which imitate industrial objects in order to comment on consumer culture and its impact on the environment. "Disappearing World" encourages the viewer to meditate on the places we pass by and the objects we use and discard and what these say about the society for which we all are responsible.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 5



Let’s Be Dragons: Wild Seeds
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Wild Seeds" features the artwork of nine emerging artists: Loren Bartnicke, Gang Chen, Owen Drysdale, Rachel Fein-Smolinski, Peter Smith, Shiwen Su, Chunlin Yang, Munjal Yagnik, and Chris Zacher. Organized by DJ Hellerman, curator of art and programs at the Everson Museum of Art, this spring marks the first campus and Syracuse city-wide celebration of the arts learned and practiced at Syracuse University.

Referencing Octavia E. Butler's 1980 science-fiction novel These Wild Seeds, the exhibition brings together a selection of artists interested in undermining or tinkering with superstructures designed to engineer social order and temper radical individuality. Altogether, the artists in "Wild Seeds" point and nudge our focus toward institutions with power and control. The works present questions about who has the agency to manipulate our subjectivity and they attempt to craft histories that open the possibility of forging against the currents of dominant culture. Decidedly, these artworks and art practices are acts of resistance and revision, often rejected or dismissed, that help us envision a future that is unlike our past.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 5



21 Etchings and Poems
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"21 Etchings and Poems," a landmark publication that had a profound impact on contemporary art and culture, will be presented in its entirety in the Print Study Room. Curated by Museum Studies graduate student Courtney Spencer Eppel, this exhibition presents 21 paired artists and authors to create unique works of art. The partnerships for this project included well-known artists and poets Peter Grippe and Dylan Thomas, Willem de Kooning and Harold Rosenberg, Letterio Calapai and William Carlos Williams, and Franz Kine and Frank O'Hara, among others.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 5



Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection" investigates how artists from the late 19th century until today have been captivated by the potential of landscape images and its ability to transport our imagination whether the locale be exotic or not. Curated by exhibition and collection manager Emily Dittman, this display brings together historic albumen prints, travel albums, and contemporary black and white and color images from a variety of photographers working in the photographic medium over the past 120 years.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 5



Hindsight: Four Alumni from the College of Visual and Performing Arts
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Hindsight" examines the careers of four women who met during their time as students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University: Sarah Burda, Angela Early, Maggy Hiltner, and Jenny Kanzler.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 5



Taking Flight: Richard Koppe's Works on Paper
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

American artist Richard Koppe's career exemplifies the interconnectedness of art, design, and engineering in the 20th and 21st centuries.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 5



Bradley Walker Tomlin: A Retrospective
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Dorsky Museum, in partnership with the Everson, is organizing the first retrospective and catalog of American painter Bradley Walker Tomlin (1899-1953) since 1975. This exhibition, including over 40 paintings, works on paper, and printed materials, charts Tomlin's development from art nouveau illustrations of the 1920s to large-scale Abstract Expressionist paintings of the 1950s. The exhibition explores his formative years in Syracuse, early patronage by Condé Nast, and the important role played by the Woodstock art colony. The exhibition originated at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz.

Read a review!


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 5



de.structive dis.tillation: Works by Vanessa German
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Vanessa German uses paint, mixed media, sculpture, and performance to directly confront racism and violence in today's society. Based in the Homewood section of Pittsburgh, a neighborhood devastated by drugs and crime on a daily basis, German creates work in response to her life experiences.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 5



Salt City Abstraction
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Salt City Abstraction features modern and contemporary abstract artists from the Everson's collection that have lived and worked in Central New York, including Juan Cruz, Robert De Niro Sr., Darryl Hughto, Margie Hughto, James Ridlon, Susan Roth, and many others.

Inspired by the museum's concurrent retrospective of Syracuse-born Bradley Walker Tomlin, Salt City Abstraction features the work of modern and contemporary artists that have lived or worked in Central New York. Whether born in the Salt City itself, attending or teaching at a local university or college, or simply choosing to settle in the area, each of the included artists has embraced variations of abstraction while working in their own particular styles and mediums. These 2- and 3-dimensional works drawn from the Everson's collection affirm the museum's longstanding commitment to celebrating regional talent alongside that of national artists, a tradition which extends to the museum's founding more than a century ago. This focused look at abstraction highlights the significant impact that Central New York artists have made to the history of art both local and beyond.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 5



From the Earth: Contemporary Haudenosaunee Clay and Stone
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Haudenosaunee, a name referring to the alliance of the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora Nations, have rich artistic traditions. This exhibition features the work of five contemporary Haudenosaunee artists represented in the Everson's collection—Tom Huff, Ada Jacques, Peter B. Jones, Tammy Tarbell-Boehning, and Steve Smith—all of whom draw upon their cultural heritage and blend traditional artistic methods with modern techniques.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 5



A Century of Collecting: 100 Years of Ceramics at the Everson
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The first exhibition in the Everson's new ceramics gallery, "A Century of Collecting" celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Museum's first purchase of ceramics for the permanent collection in 1916. From that initial purchase of 32 works by distinguished Arts & Crafts potter Adelaide Alsop Robineau, the Everson has amassed a premier collection of more than 5000 ceramic pieces, dating from ancient times to the present day. This exhibition presents a survey of works made by key figures in modern and contemporary studio ceramics, tracing the Everson's role as a driving force in shaping attitudes about ceramics as a fine art medium.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 5



Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside
Point of Contact Gallery

Price: Free
Point of Contact Gallery
350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside," part of the annual exhibition of the Master of Fine Art thesis candidates from Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, features the artwork of six emerging artists Zhongwen (Lisa) Hu, Courtney Asztalos, Evan Deuitch, Todd Irwin Francis Lauther, Ssu Ya Hsiung, and Chelsea Jones. Through their presentations, a variety of themes and media including painting, photography, ceramics, video art, illustration, and site-specific installations, will be explored.

Serpents Inside brings together artists expressing and grappling with existential questions of identity and self-exploration. Each artist reframes the physical and mental, the public and private, and the performance of identity exploration.

Chelsea Jones's self-portraiture project uses her hair, common hair processing techniques, and cosmetic routines as racial signifiers to come to terms with the implications of being a biracial woman. Courtney Asztalos' installation focuses on the physical presence of women within an architectural space designed as a utopia to exploit our wildest fantasies where financial victory may be just one slot away. Todd Irwin Francis Lauther's lyrical photographs capture a young man's thoughtful response to his desire for fatherhood and a sensitive negotiation of the societal pressure placed upon men to create a family. With painting and performance Ssu Ya Hsiung and Zhongwen Hu use childhood memories, both absurd and surreal, to depict psychological loneliness, vulnerability, and physical isolation from the outside world. Evan Deuitch's investigation of the online subculture of hybrid human/animal characters known as the furry fandom brings together fantastical imagination with hedonistic pleasure. His character driven self-portraits address identity construction, obsession, and role playing.

Together, Serpents Inside, offers a palpable sense of the vulnerability, self-doubt, pleasure and pain that often accompany an inward searching.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, May 5



At All Costs: Photographs of American Workers by Earl Dotter
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Earl Dotter has been photographing American workers on the job for over 40 years. Beginning in the Appalachian coalfields in the early 1970s and continuing to the present, he has put a human face on those who labor, often in dangerous and unhealthy conditions. In 2007, Dotter's Coal Mining Series was added to the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, in Washington, DC. The Occupational Health Clinical Center of Syracuse is the primary collaborator on this exhibition, and much of the work in the exhibition comes from their private collection.

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8:45 PM - 11:00 PM, May 5



Deborah Stratman: Xenoi
Urban Video Project

Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In Deborah Stratman's short video Xenoi (2016), the Greek island of Syros is visited by a series of unexpected guests: immutable forms, outside of time, aloof observers of the human condition. These hovering guests are the Platonic Solids, named for the famed ancient Greek philosopher, Plato, who described them in the dialogue Timaeus as part of a higher level of reality.

Shot on location and featuring a hypnotic score, Xenoi scans the horizon of modern day Greece, a landscape at once timeless and jarringly contemporary. "Xenoi" is the plural of "xenos," an enigmatic word usually translated as "stranger" — but whether the stranger is friend or foe depends on context and interpretation. What do these geometric specters portend in a contemporary climate of consumerism and economic crisis?


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Film
 

8:00 PM, May 5



Homeward Bound 2: The Guthrie Brothers with Bob Halligan, Jr. as "Paul The Beatle"
Palace Theatre

Price: $30
Palace Theater
2384 James St., Syracuse

The headliners of 2015's smash success, "Homeward Bound Harmonies," The Guthrie Brothers return for their nationally-renowned tribute to Simon & Garfunkel, Scarborough Fair. This time, Jeb & Jock will be adding a segment dedicated to The Everly Brothers, as well as some touching original songs.

The evening will feature their best buddy, Bob Halligan Jr., in a very rare local appearance as "Paul the Beatle", his one-man tribute show, which is an experience not to be missed ... especially with the recent announcement of Sir Paul McCartney's Carrier Dome concert on September 23. Any CNY-area Beatles fans eager to see McCartney can get their fix of "The Cute Beatle" at The Palace immediately!

Syracuse is a place that is dear to the hearts of all three lads, and is where they truly began their professional music life in popular local bands Steak Nite/Pictures — they'll even be playing a few of the old tunes.


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Music
 

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 5



Jazz@Sitrus: J.T. Hall Jazzz Consort
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: No cover
Sitrus on the Hill
Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel, Syracuse


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7:30 PM, May 5



Spring Into Jazz
LeMoyne College

Price: $15 regular, $10 seniors, $5 students
Panasci Family Chapel
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

The Jazzuits join the Jazz Ensemble for an evening of classic vocal and instrumental jazz standards.


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8:00 PM, May 5



*SOLD OUT* Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb
Folkus Project

Price: $18 regular, $15 Folkus members (advance purchase recommended)
May Memorial Unitarian Society
3800 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb continue to wow audiences around the globe with their world-class guitar show. Loren and Mark share a unique musical chemistry, and are the perfect match in both virtuosity and sensitive musicality. The pair are known for their stunning original instrumentals, electrifying improvisation, beautiful renditions of classic melodies, and superb vocal duets.

Loren and Mark's diverse repertoire draws on many musical influences, including Americana, jazz, classical, bluegrass, gypsy jazz. Their unique style of guitar playing is largely built upon the thumb-picking techniques pioneered by guitar greats Merle Travis and Chet Atkins. This is guitar playing like you've never heard before!


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Theater
 

7:00 PM, May 5



In the Heights
Fowler High School

Price: $5 presale, $8 at the door
Fowler High School
227 Magnolia St., Syracuse


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7:30 PM, May 5



Peter and the Starcatcher
Baldwinsville Theatre Guild
Colin Keating, director

First Presbyterian Church of Baldwinsville
64 Oswego St., Baldwinsville

Tony Award-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). A wildly theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson's best-selling novels, the play was conceived for the stage by directors Roger Rees and Alex Timbers and written by Rick Elice, with music by Wayne Barker. From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair... and the bonds of friendship, duty, and love.

A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They know nothing of the mysterious trunk in the captain's cabin which contains a precious, otherworldly cargo. At sea, the boys are discovered by a precocious young girl named Molly, a Starcatcher-in-training who realizes that the trunk's precious cargo is starstuff, a celestial substance so powerful that it must never fall into the wrong hands. When the ship is taken over by pirates—led by the fearsome Black Stache, a villain determined to claim the trunk and its treasure for his own—the journey quickly becomes a thrilling adventure.

Featuring a dozen actors portraying more than 100 unforgettable characters, Peter and the Starcatcher uses ingenious stagecraft and the limitless possibilities of imagination to bring the story to life.

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8:00 PM, May 5



The Last Five Years
Rarely Done Productions
Dan Tursi, director

Price: $20
Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

This musical by Jason Robert Brown explores a five-year relationship between Jamie, a rising novelist, and Cathy, a struggling actress. Cathy's story, told in reverse chronological order, and Jamie's, chronologically told, sharing two unique perspectives on love, life and loss. Starring Aubry Panek and Paul Thompson.

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8:00 PM, May 5



The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
Redhouse

Price: $30
Redhouse
219 S. West St., Syracuse

Experience all 37 plays in 97 minutes! Three madcap actors weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies in one wild ride that will leave you breathless and helpless with laughter.


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8:00 PM, May 5



First Lady Suite
Syracuse University Drama Department
Rodney Hudson, director

Price: Free, but registration recommended (seating is limited)
Loft Theater, Syracuse Stage
820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

A musical rendition of the responsibilities of four First Ladies, by Michael John LaChiusa. Music direction by Bridget Moriarty.

To reserve a seat, visit syr.ticketleap.com/first-lady-suite


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8:00 PM, May 5



Preview: Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage
Syracuse University Drama Department
David Lowenstein, director

Storch Theater, Syracuse Stage
820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

In this revue-style musical, Kurt Weill's greatest theater songs are presented in a fluid blend of music and story spanning 20 eventful years, from 1930s Germany to 1950s America. Climb aboard the musical vessel that is Kurt Weill's rise to international acclaim as his world travels are described with engaging narration surrounded by songs from his most noteworthy works. The Threepenny Opera, Knickerbocker Holiday, and Lost in the Stars are among more than a dozen Weill pieces referenced as Weill's partnerships, musical and romantic, are explored. An intoxicating retrospective and a joyous and moving celebration of one of the most extraordinary composers of the 20th century.

Musical direction by Brian Cimmet.

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Saturday, May 6, 2017


Art
 

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, May 6



Paint & Clay & Silver & Gold
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Roger DeMuth: watercolor and ink paintings
Naomi DeMuth: sculptural ceramic forms
Susan Machamer: hand crafted jewelry


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 6



A Century of Collecting: 100 Years of Ceramics at the Everson
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The first exhibition in the Everson's new ceramics gallery, "A Century of Collecting" celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Museum's first purchase of ceramics for the permanent collection in 1916. From that initial purchase of 32 works by distinguished Arts & Crafts potter Adelaide Alsop Robineau, the Everson has amassed a premier collection of more than 5000 ceramic pieces, dating from ancient times to the present day. This exhibition presents a survey of works made by key figures in modern and contemporary studio ceramics, tracing the Everson's role as a driving force in shaping attitudes about ceramics as a fine art medium.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 6



From the Earth: Contemporary Haudenosaunee Clay and Stone
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Haudenosaunee, a name referring to the alliance of the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora Nations, have rich artistic traditions. This exhibition features the work of five contemporary Haudenosaunee artists represented in the Everson's collection—Tom Huff, Ada Jacques, Peter B. Jones, Tammy Tarbell-Boehning, and Steve Smith—all of whom draw upon their cultural heritage and blend traditional artistic methods with modern techniques.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 6



Bradley Walker Tomlin: A Retrospective
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Dorsky Museum, in partnership with the Everson, is organizing the first retrospective and catalog of American painter Bradley Walker Tomlin (1899-1953) since 1975. This exhibition, including over 40 paintings, works on paper, and printed materials, charts Tomlin's development from art nouveau illustrations of the 1920s to large-scale Abstract Expressionist paintings of the 1950s. The exhibition explores his formative years in Syracuse, early patronage by Condé Nast, and the important role played by the Woodstock art colony. The exhibition originated at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz.

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 6



Salt City Abstraction
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Salt City Abstraction features modern and contemporary abstract artists from the Everson's collection that have lived and worked in Central New York, including Juan Cruz, Robert De Niro Sr., Darryl Hughto, Margie Hughto, James Ridlon, Susan Roth, and many others.

Inspired by the museum's concurrent retrospective of Syracuse-born Bradley Walker Tomlin, Salt City Abstraction features the work of modern and contemporary artists that have lived or worked in Central New York. Whether born in the Salt City itself, attending or teaching at a local university or college, or simply choosing to settle in the area, each of the included artists has embraced variations of abstraction while working in their own particular styles and mediums. These 2- and 3-dimensional works drawn from the Everson's collection affirm the museum's longstanding commitment to celebrating regional talent alongside that of national artists, a tradition which extends to the museum's founding more than a century ago. This focused look at abstraction highlights the significant impact that Central New York artists have made to the history of art both local and beyond.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 6



de.structive dis.tillation: Works by Vanessa German
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Vanessa German uses paint, mixed media, sculpture, and performance to directly confront racism and violence in today's society. Based in the Homewood section of Pittsburgh, a neighborhood devastated by drugs and crime on a daily basis, German creates work in response to her life experiences.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 6



Peaceful Valley: Photography by Tom Dwyer
Gallery 54

Gallery 54
54 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles



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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 6



Onondaga Art Guild Spring Show and Sale

Price: Free
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
400 Yates St., East Syracuse

Works by members in a variety of media, including painting, drawing, ceramics, and jewelry.

For more information, phone 315-463-4310.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 6



Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect
914Works

Price: Free
914Works
914 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect" will feature product design projects by collaborative design students. Designers exhibiting are Asal Andarzipour, Shaojia Chen, Ran Jing, Ke Huang, Wei Yuying, Donna Greene, and Kathryn Detwiler.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 6



47th Annual Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit
Celebration of the Arts

Price: Free
St. David's Episcopal Church
13 Jamar Dr., Dewitt

Juried exhibit featuring the work of approximately 100 artists.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 6



Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land
Community Folk Art Center

Price: Free
Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land" will be an experiment in diverse environments. Each artist will create immersive artworks through different mediums that include prints, sculpture and film. Artists exhibiting are Justin Hill, Maria Spiess, Landon Perkins, Taro Takizawa, Adam Devkota, Ioana Turcan, and Dontato Rossi.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 6



Disappearing World: New Work by Phil Parsons and Ted Neal
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

The exhibition features work by Syracuse-area painter Phil Parsons and ceramics by Ted Neal of Muncie, IN. Parsons's work explores the decay in landscapes as a metaphor of the shifting of values in contemporary rural culture. Neal creates functional ceramic forms which imitate industrial objects in order to comment on consumer culture and its impact on the environment. "Disappearing World" encourages the viewer to meditate on the places we pass by and the objects we use and discard and what these say about the society for which we all are responsible.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 6



Downton Comes Downtown: What the Fashionable Wore in Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: Free
Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Resembling the clothing styles portrayed in the critically acclaimed PBS series, Downton Abbey, "Downton Comes Downtown" features men's, women's, and children's clothing worn by citizens of Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930.

Highlights include a maroon evening coat with a mink collar worn by Mrs. Elizabeth Barnes Hiscock to a State Dinner during the presidential administration of Herbert Hoover (1929-1933); a boy's brown wool suit with a vest and knickers purchased from the Peck-Vinney Company, a clothier located on South Salina Street, worn by young Milton Jones in the 1920s; and a black kimono with Japanese images worn by Mrs. Laura Crouse Durston aboard the Graf Zeppelin in 1930.

The exhibit is augmented by fashion accessories such as hats, shoes, and purses as well as period furniture from OHA's collection.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 6



All That Jazz: 35 Years of Syracuse Jazz Fest
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Recognizing 35 successful years of Syracuse Jazz Fest, OHA offers a visual exhibit on the history of Jazz Fest. OHA's visual exhibit will feature highlights of the musical festival, from the different venues, to music industry superstars and jazz legends, as well as some of our own homegrown musical talent.

With help from Jazz Fest founder and executive director, Frank Malfitano, the exhibit will be a walk down memory lane for some die-hard local music fans: Dizzy Gillespie's bulging cheeks while playing trumpet, Jean Luc Ponty's electrifying violin, B.B. King's guitar Lucille, Buckwheat Zydeco's accordion, Wynton Marsalis' big band style orchestra, or Kenny G's saxophone; or maybe singing to the songs of Aretha Franklin, the Doobie Brothers, Boz Scaggs, Natalie Cole, or Smokey Robinson. Whatever musical tastes exist in Central New York, Syracuse Jazz Fest has touched almost all of them.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 6



The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: Free
Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 6



Let’s Be Dragons: Wild Seeds
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Wild Seeds" features the artwork of nine emerging artists: Loren Bartnicke, Gang Chen, Owen Drysdale, Rachel Fein-Smolinski, Peter Smith, Shiwen Su, Chunlin Yang, Munjal Yagnik, and Chris Zacher. Organized by DJ Hellerman, curator of art and programs at the Everson Museum of Art, this spring marks the first campus and Syracuse city-wide celebration of the arts learned and practiced at Syracuse University.

Referencing Octavia E. Butler's 1980 science-fiction novel These Wild Seeds, the exhibition brings together a selection of artists interested in undermining or tinkering with superstructures designed to engineer social order and temper radical individuality. Altogether, the artists in "Wild Seeds" point and nudge our focus toward institutions with power and control. The works present questions about who has the agency to manipulate our subjectivity and they attempt to craft histories that open the possibility of forging against the currents of dominant culture. Decidedly, these artworks and art practices are acts of resistance and revision, often rejected or dismissed, that help us envision a future that is unlike our past.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 6



Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection" investigates how artists from the late 19th century until today have been captivated by the potential of landscape images and its ability to transport our imagination whether the locale be exotic or not. Curated by exhibition and collection manager Emily Dittman, this display brings together historic albumen prints, travel albums, and contemporary black and white and color images from a variety of photographers working in the photographic medium over the past 120 years.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 6



21 Etchings and Poems
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"21 Etchings and Poems," a landmark publication that had a profound impact on contemporary art and culture, will be presented in its entirety in the Print Study Room. Curated by Museum Studies graduate student Courtney Spencer Eppel, this exhibition presents 21 paired artists and authors to create unique works of art. The partnerships for this project included well-known artists and poets Peter Grippe and Dylan Thomas, Willem de Kooning and Harold Rosenberg, Letterio Calapai and William Carlos Williams, and Franz Kine and Frank O'Hara, among others.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 6



Taking Flight: Richard Koppe's Works on Paper
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

American artist Richard Koppe's career exemplifies the interconnectedness of art, design, and engineering in the 20th and 21st centuries.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 6



Hindsight: Four Alumni from the College of Visual and Performing Arts
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Hindsight" examines the careers of four women who met during their time as students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University: Sarah Burda, Angela Early, Maggy Hiltner, and Jenny Kanzler.


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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, May 6



At All Costs: Photographs of American Workers by Earl Dotter
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Earl Dotter has been photographing American workers on the job for over 40 years. Beginning in the Appalachian coalfields in the early 1970s and continuing to the present, he has put a human face on those who labor, often in dangerous and unhealthy conditions. In 2007, Dotter's Coal Mining Series was added to the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, in Washington, DC. The Occupational Health Clinical Center of Syracuse is the primary collaborator on this exhibition, and much of the work in the exhibition comes from their private collection.

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 6



Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside
Point of Contact Gallery

Price: Free
Point of Contact Gallery
350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside," part of the annual exhibition of the Master of Fine Art thesis candidates from Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, features the artwork of six emerging artists Zhongwen (Lisa) Hu, Courtney Asztalos, Evan Deuitch, Todd Irwin Francis Lauther, Ssu Ya Hsiung, and Chelsea Jones. Through their presentations, a variety of themes and media including painting, photography, ceramics, video art, illustration, and site-specific installations, will be explored.

Serpents Inside brings together artists expressing and grappling with existential questions of identity and self-exploration. Each artist reframes the physical and mental, the public and private, and the performance of identity exploration.

Chelsea Jones's self-portraiture project uses her hair, common hair processing techniques, and cosmetic routines as racial signifiers to come to terms with the implications of being a biracial woman. Courtney Asztalos' installation focuses on the physical presence of women within an architectural space designed as a utopia to exploit our wildest fantasies where financial victory may be just one slot away. Todd Irwin Francis Lauther's lyrical photographs capture a young man's thoughtful response to his desire for fatherhood and a sensitive negotiation of the societal pressure placed upon men to create a family. With painting and performance Ssu Ya Hsiung and Zhongwen Hu use childhood memories, both absurd and surreal, to depict psychological loneliness, vulnerability, and physical isolation from the outside world. Evan Deuitch's investigation of the online subculture of hybrid human/animal characters known as the furry fandom brings together fantastical imagination with hedonistic pleasure. His character driven self-portraits address identity construction, obsession, and role playing.

Together, Serpents Inside, offers a palpable sense of the vulnerability, self-doubt, pleasure and pain that often accompany an inward searching.


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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, May 6



Opening: Arte Joven / Young Art 2017
La Casita Cultural Center

Price: Free
La Casita Cultural Center
109 Otisco St., Syracuse

La Casita Cultural Center announces its annual showcase of original artwork created in this year's arts education programs, including visual and language arts, music and dance.

This exhibit culminates the work of year-round programming offered in partnership with the Spanish Action League, Point of Contact Gallery, Celebrate Urban Birds (Cornell's Lab of Ornithology), and the Manos pre-school program at the Seymour Dual Language Academy (Partners in Learning).


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8:45 PM - 11:00 PM, May 6



Deborah Stratman: Xenoi
Urban Video Project

Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In Deborah Stratman's short video Xenoi (2016), the Greek island of Syros is visited by a series of unexpected guests: immutable forms, outside of time, aloof observers of the human condition. These hovering guests are the Platonic Solids, named for the famed ancient Greek philosopher, Plato, who described them in the dialogue Timaeus as part of a higher level of reality.

Shot on location and featuring a hypnotic score, Xenoi scans the horizon of modern day Greece, a landscape at once timeless and jarringly contemporary. "Xenoi" is the plural of "xenos," an enigmatic word usually translated as "stranger" — but whether the stranger is friend or foe depends on context and interpretation. What do these geometric specters portend in a contemporary climate of consumerism and economic crisis?


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Music
 

10:30 AM, May 6



Kids Series: Beethoven's Got Talent
Symphoria

Inspiration Hall (formerly St. Peter's Church)
709 James St., Syracuse

Beethoven's musical talent was obvious at a young age, and we will hear some of his best known works while learning more about his life.


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3:00 PM, May 6



Brass Concert
Syracuse University Brass Ensemble
James T. Spencer, conductor

Price: Free
Hendricks Chapel
Syracuse University, Syracuse

The SU Brass Ensemble will host the Buffalo Silver Band for a joint brass concert, along with Bones East. Music ranges from 17th-century antiphonal to classic folk hymns to popular music from movies and big bands.


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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 6



Party in the Plaza: Donna Colton
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: No cover
LeMoyne Plaza
1135 Salt Springs Rd., Syracuse


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7:00 PM, May 6



Ruddy Well & the Region Legion: Common Ground Album Release Concert
Palace Theatre

Price: $20
Palace Theater
2384 James St., Syracuse

Ruddy Well & the Region Legion are holding a CD Release party to kick off the release of the non-for-profit charity album "Common Ground" to support Syracuse's organization In My Father's Kitchen. The album features 17 original Ruddy Well songs developed, refined, and recorded by friends and some of Syracuse area's finest musicians.

The night's MC, Michael Heagerty, will kick things off, followed by participating artists Colin Aberdeen, Joe Battles and the Moonshine River Band, John McConnell, Charley Orlando, Tim Burns and Two Hour Delay, Milkweed, Nate and Kate Marshall, Alina Bloniva, Tim Herron, Zoe and Alison, The Old Main, Austin MacRae, Mike McKay and the Honey Smugglers, and the Ruddy Well Band.


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7:30 PM, May 6



Zero Point Zero Band
Kellish Hill Farm

Price: $5
Kellish Hill Farm
3192 Pompey Center Rd., Pompey

Classic rock and country


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7:30 PM, May 6



SVE Vocal Jazz
Syracuse Vocal Ensemble
Jeff Welcher, conductor

Price: $20 adults, $10 students
May Memorial Unitarian Society
3800 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

Back by popular demand, SVE is at its versatile best singing great vocal jazz. Get a jump on summer and feel the beat!


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Theater
 

12:30 PM, May 6



Little Red Riding Hood
Magic Circle Children's Theatre

Price: $6
Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

Interactive version of the children's classic story.


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2:00 PM, May 6



The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
Redhouse

Price: $30
Redhouse
219 S. West St., Syracuse

Experience all 37 plays in 97 minutes! Three madcap actors weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies in one wild ride that will leave you breathless and helpless with laughter.


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7:30 PM, May 6



Peter and the Starcatcher
Baldwinsville Theatre Guild
Colin Keating, director

First Presbyterian Church of Baldwinsville
64 Oswego St., Baldwinsville

Tony Award-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). A wildly theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson's best-selling novels, the play was conceived for the stage by directors Roger Rees and Alex Timbers and written by Rick Elice, with music by Wayne Barker. From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair... and the bonds of friendship, duty, and love.

A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They know nothing of the mysterious trunk in the captain's cabin which contains a precious, otherworldly cargo. At sea, the boys are discovered by a precocious young girl named Molly, a Starcatcher-in-training who realizes that the trunk's precious cargo is starstuff, a celestial substance so powerful that it must never fall into the wrong hands. When the ship is taken over by pirates—led by the fearsome Black Stache, a villain determined to claim the trunk and its treasure for his own—the journey quickly becomes a thrilling adventure.

Featuring a dozen actors portraying more than 100 unforgettable characters, Peter and the Starcatcher uses ingenious stagecraft and the limitless possibilities of imagination to bring the story to life.

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8:00 PM, May 6



The Last Five Years
Rarely Done Productions
Dan Tursi, director

Price: $20
Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

This musical by Jason Robert Brown explores a five-year relationship between Jamie, a rising novelist, and Cathy, a struggling actress. Cathy's story, told in reverse chronological order, and Jamie's, chronologically told, sharing two unique perspectives on love, life and loss. Starring Aubry Panek and Paul Thompson.

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8:00 PM, May 6



The Bomb-Itty of Errors
Redhouse

Redhouse
219 S. West St., Syracuse

The Bomb-bitty of Errors is a hip-hop retelling of Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors. Complete with song, dance, and wild comedy, it knocked critics off their feet in NYC, London, Chicago and The Edinburgh Fringe Festival.


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8:00 PM, May 6



Opening: Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage
Syracuse University Drama Department
David Lowenstein, director

Storch Theater, Syracuse Stage
820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

In this revue-style musical, Kurt Weill's greatest theater songs are presented in a fluid blend of music and story spanning 20 eventful years, from 1930s Germany to 1950s America. Climb aboard the musical vessel that is Kurt Weill's rise to international acclaim as his world travels are described with engaging narration surrounded by songs from his most noteworthy works. The Threepenny Opera, Knickerbocker Holiday, and Lost in the Stars are among more than a dozen Weill pieces referenced as Weill's partnerships, musical and romantic, are explored. An intoxicating retrospective and a joyous and moving celebration of one of the most extraordinary composers of the 20th century.

Musical direction by Brian Cimmet.

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Sunday, May 7, 2017


Art
 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 7



Peaceful Valley: Photography by Tom Dwyer
Gallery 54

Gallery 54
54 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles



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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 7



Eric Gottesman: If I Could See Your Face, I Would Not Need Food (Ka Fitfitu Feetu)
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

In 1999, artist Eric Gottesman began making portraits in Ethiopia of people with HIV. Because great stigma surrounds this disease, subjects did not allow him to photograph their faces. Over the next five years, Gottesman made these portraits of people with HIV anonymous by hiding and obscuring their faces and changing each sitter's name to protect their identity. A transcribed text from each sitter describing life with HIV in Ethiopia accompanies each image. In 2004, a woman with HIV allowed him to photograph her face for the first time and he knew the project was completed.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 7



George Awde: Scale Without Measure
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

George Awde's photographic work explores themes of contemporary masculinity, the male body, homosociality, and notions of physical and psychological strength, as seen through young men with whom he identifies. The men and boys whom Awde has photographed over the last 10 years include migrants to Beirut from Syria. Many are now his close friends. Through years of contact, Awde has established close relationships allowing for an intimate portrayal of the everyday. His pictures explore the way that people interact with one another, and in them one senses a longing to belong. Awde's parents fled Lebanon in the conflicts leading to the 1970s Civil War in order to pursue their futures by coming to America. This informed Awde's perspective on the world and his place in it while growing up, and now informs his practice as an artist and teacher. As the global refugee crisis escalates, and the early executive orders of a new and contentious president attempt to aggressively block refugees from entering the United States, the themes of Awde's work are evermore present.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 7



47th Annual Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit
Celebration of the Arts

Price: Free
St. David's Episcopal Church
13 Jamar Dr., Dewitt

Juried exhibit featuring the work of approximately 100 artists.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 7



Disappearing World: New Work by Phil Parsons and Ted Neal
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

The exhibition features work by Syracuse-area painter Phil Parsons and ceramics by Ted Neal of Muncie, IN. Parsons's work explores the decay in landscapes as a metaphor of the shifting of values in contemporary rural culture. Neal creates functional ceramic forms which imitate industrial objects in order to comment on consumer culture and its impact on the environment. "Disappearing World" encourages the viewer to meditate on the places we pass by and the objects we use and discard and what these say about the society for which we all are responsible.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 7



Downton Comes Downtown: What the Fashionable Wore in Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: Free
Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Resembling the clothing styles portrayed in the critically acclaimed PBS series, Downton Abbey, "Downton Comes Downtown" features men's, women's, and children's clothing worn by citizens of Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930.

Highlights include a maroon evening coat with a mink collar worn by Mrs. Elizabeth Barnes Hiscock to a State Dinner during the presidential administration of Herbert Hoover (1929-1933); a boy's brown wool suit with a vest and knickers purchased from the Peck-Vinney Company, a clothier located on South Salina Street, worn by young Milton Jones in the 1920s; and a black kimono with Japanese images worn by Mrs. Laura Crouse Durston aboard the Graf Zeppelin in 1930.

The exhibit is augmented by fashion accessories such as hats, shoes, and purses as well as period furniture from OHA's collection.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 7



The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: Free
Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 7



All That Jazz: 35 Years of Syracuse Jazz Fest
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Recognizing 35 successful years of Syracuse Jazz Fest, OHA offers a visual exhibit on the history of Jazz Fest. OHA's visual exhibit will feature highlights of the musical festival, from the different venues, to music industry superstars and jazz legends, as well as some of our own homegrown musical talent.

With help from Jazz Fest founder and executive director, Frank Malfitano, the exhibit will be a walk down memory lane for some die-hard local music fans: Dizzy Gillespie's bulging cheeks while playing trumpet, Jean Luc Ponty's electrifying violin, B.B. King's guitar Lucille, Buckwheat Zydeco's accordion, Wynton Marsalis' big band style orchestra, or Kenny G's saxophone; or maybe singing to the songs of Aretha Franklin, the Doobie Brothers, Boz Scaggs, Natalie Cole, or Smokey Robinson. Whatever musical tastes exist in Central New York, Syracuse Jazz Fest has touched almost all of them.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 7



Hindsight: Four Alumni from the College of Visual and Performing Arts
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Hindsight" examines the careers of four women who met during their time as students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University: Sarah Burda, Angela Early, Maggy Hiltner, and Jenny Kanzler.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 7



Taking Flight: Richard Koppe's Works on Paper
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

American artist Richard Koppe's career exemplifies the interconnectedness of art, design, and engineering in the 20th and 21st centuries.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 7



21 Etchings and Poems
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"21 Etchings and Poems," a landmark publication that had a profound impact on contemporary art and culture, will be presented in its entirety in the Print Study Room. Curated by Museum Studies graduate student Courtney Spencer Eppel, this exhibition presents 21 paired artists and authors to create unique works of art. The partnerships for this project included well-known artists and poets Peter Grippe and Dylan Thomas, Willem de Kooning and Harold Rosenberg, Letterio Calapai and William Carlos Williams, and Franz Kine and Frank O'Hara, among others.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 7



Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection" investigates how artists from the late 19th century until today have been captivated by the potential of landscape images and its ability to transport our imagination whether the locale be exotic or not. Curated by exhibition and collection manager Emily Dittman, this display brings together historic albumen prints, travel albums, and contemporary black and white and color images from a variety of photographers working in the photographic medium over the past 120 years.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 7



Let’s Be Dragons: Wild Seeds
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Wild Seeds" features the artwork of nine emerging artists: Loren Bartnicke, Gang Chen, Owen Drysdale, Rachel Fein-Smolinski, Peter Smith, Shiwen Su, Chunlin Yang, Munjal Yagnik, and Chris Zacher. Organized by DJ Hellerman, curator of art and programs at the Everson Museum of Art, this spring marks the first campus and Syracuse city-wide celebration of the arts learned and practiced at Syracuse University.

Referencing Octavia E. Butler's 1980 science-fiction novel These Wild Seeds, the exhibition brings together a selection of artists interested in undermining or tinkering with superstructures designed to engineer social order and temper radical individuality. Altogether, the artists in "Wild Seeds" point and nudge our focus toward institutions with power and control. The works present questions about who has the agency to manipulate our subjectivity and they attempt to craft histories that open the possibility of forging against the currents of dominant culture. Decidedly, these artworks and art practices are acts of resistance and revision, often rejected or dismissed, that help us envision a future that is unlike our past.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 7



de.structive dis.tillation: Works by Vanessa German
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Vanessa German uses paint, mixed media, sculpture, and performance to directly confront racism and violence in today's society. Based in the Homewood section of Pittsburgh, a neighborhood devastated by drugs and crime on a daily basis, German creates work in response to her life experiences.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 7



Salt City Abstraction
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Salt City Abstraction features modern and contemporary abstract artists from the Everson's collection that have lived and worked in Central New York, including Juan Cruz, Robert De Niro Sr., Darryl Hughto, Margie Hughto, James Ridlon, Susan Roth, and many others.

Inspired by the museum's concurrent retrospective of Syracuse-born Bradley Walker Tomlin, Salt City Abstraction features the work of modern and contemporary artists that have lived or worked in Central New York. Whether born in the Salt City itself, attending or teaching at a local university or college, or simply choosing to settle in the area, each of the included artists has embraced variations of abstraction while working in their own particular styles and mediums. These 2- and 3-dimensional works drawn from the Everson's collection affirm the museum's longstanding commitment to celebrating regional talent alongside that of national artists, a tradition which extends to the museum's founding more than a century ago. This focused look at abstraction highlights the significant impact that Central New York artists have made to the history of art both local and beyond.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 7



Bradley Walker Tomlin: A Retrospective
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Dorsky Museum, in partnership with the Everson, is organizing the first retrospective and catalog of American painter Bradley Walker Tomlin (1899-1953) since 1975. This exhibition, including over 40 paintings, works on paper, and printed materials, charts Tomlin's development from art nouveau illustrations of the 1920s to large-scale Abstract Expressionist paintings of the 1950s. The exhibition explores his formative years in Syracuse, early patronage by Condé Nast, and the important role played by the Woodstock art colony. The exhibition originated at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz.

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 7



From the Earth: Contemporary Haudenosaunee Clay and Stone
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Haudenosaunee, a name referring to the alliance of the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora Nations, have rich artistic traditions. This exhibition features the work of five contemporary Haudenosaunee artists represented in the Everson's collection—Tom Huff, Ada Jacques, Peter B. Jones, Tammy Tarbell-Boehning, and Steve Smith—all of whom draw upon their cultural heritage and blend traditional artistic methods with modern techniques.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 7



A Century of Collecting: 100 Years of Ceramics at the Everson
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The first exhibition in the Everson's new ceramics gallery, "A Century of Collecting" celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Museum's first purchase of ceramics for the permanent collection in 1916. From that initial purchase of 32 works by distinguished Arts & Crafts potter Adelaide Alsop Robineau, the Everson has amassed a premier collection of more than 5000 ceramic pieces, dating from ancient times to the present day. This exhibition presents a survey of works made by key figures in modern and contemporary studio ceramics, tracing the Everson's role as a driving force in shaping attitudes about ceramics as a fine art medium.


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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, May 7



Onondaga Art Guild Spring Show and Sale

Price: Free
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
400 Yates St., East Syracuse

Works by members in a variety of media, including painting, drawing, ceramics, and jewelry.

For more information, phone 315-463-4310.


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Music
 

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 7



Jazz on Tap: Steve Brown/Jeff Chako Jazz Guitar Duo
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: No cover
Finger Lakes On Tap
35 Fennell St., Skaneateles


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2:00 PM, May 7



Carol Bryant Trio

Price: Free
Marcellus Free Library
32 Maple St, Marcellus

Music from their SAMMY-nominated CD, plus old favorites.


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2:30 PM, May 7



Mark Herman
Empire State Theatre and Musical Instrument Museum

Price: $15 adults, $2 children
Empire Theater
New York State Fairgrounds, Geddes

Concert artist performs live on the Syracuse Mighty Wurlitzer Unit Organ.


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4:00 PM, May 7



Spring Celebration Concert: Voices in Flight
Syracuse Children's Chorus

Hendricks Chapel
Syracuse University, Syracuse

Celebrate Spring with all the ensembles of the Syracuse Children's Chorus: Preludio, Kantorei, Chorale, and Young Men's Ensemble.


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6:00 PM, May 7



An Evening with the Cadleys
Tully Arts Council

Price: $15
Tully ArtWorks
5 Elm St., Tully

Songs and stories in the bluegrass tradition.


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, May 7



Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage
Syracuse University Drama Department
David Lowenstein, director

Storch Theater, Syracuse Stage
820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

In this revue-style musical, Kurt Weill's greatest theater songs are presented in a fluid blend of music and story spanning 20 eventful years, from 1930s Germany to 1950s America. Climb aboard the musical vessel that is Kurt Weill's rise to international acclaim as his world travels are described with engaging narration surrounded by songs from his most noteworthy works. The Threepenny Opera, Knickerbocker Holiday, and Lost in the Stars are among more than a dozen Weill pieces referenced as Weill's partnerships, musical and romantic, are explored. An intoxicating retrospective and a joyous and moving celebration of one of the most extraordinary composers of the 20th century.

Musical direction by Brian Cimmet.

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3:00 PM, May 7



Peter and the Starcatcher
Baldwinsville Theatre Guild
Colin Keating, director

First Presbyterian Church of Baldwinsville
64 Oswego St., Baldwinsville

Tony Award-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). A wildly theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson's best-selling novels, the play was conceived for the stage by directors Roger Rees and Alex Timbers and written by Rick Elice, with music by Wayne Barker. From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair... and the bonds of friendship, duty, and love.

A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They know nothing of the mysterious trunk in the captain's cabin which contains a precious, otherworldly cargo. At sea, the boys are discovered by a precocious young girl named Molly, a Starcatcher-in-training who realizes that the trunk's precious cargo is starstuff, a celestial substance so powerful that it must never fall into the wrong hands. When the ship is taken over by pirates—led by the fearsome Black Stache, a villain determined to claim the trunk and its treasure for his own—the journey quickly becomes a thrilling adventure.

Featuring a dozen actors portraying more than 100 unforgettable characters, Peter and the Starcatcher uses ingenious stagecraft and the limitless possibilities of imagination to bring the story to life.

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Monday, May 8, 2017


Art
 

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 8



Internum Opera: Selected Works by Jason Cheney
SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium
2 Clinton Square, Syracuse


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 8



Spring Thaw
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

Price: Free
Syracuse Technology Garden
235 Harrison St., Syracuse

Recent works by Cayetano Valenzuela, Casey Landerkin, Jamie Santos, Tim Rand, Toeny Morgan, Sofia Perez, Ashley Marie Bartlett, and Solon Quinn


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 8



Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land
Community Folk Art Center

Price: Free
Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land" will be an experiment in diverse environments. Each artist will create immersive artworks through different mediums that include prints, sculpture and film. Artists exhibiting are Justin Hill, Maria Spiess, Landon Perkins, Taro Takizawa, Adam Devkota, Ioana Turcan, and Dontato Rossi.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 8



Peaceful Valley: Photography by Tom Dwyer
Gallery 54

Gallery 54
54 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles



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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 8



George Awde: Scale Without Measure
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

George Awde's photographic work explores themes of contemporary masculinity, the male body, homosociality, and notions of physical and psychological strength, as seen through young men with whom he identifies. The men and boys whom Awde has photographed over the last 10 years include migrants to Beirut from Syria. Many are now his close friends. Through years of contact, Awde has established close relationships allowing for an intimate portrayal of the everyday. His pictures explore the way that people interact with one another, and in them one senses a longing to belong. Awde's parents fled Lebanon in the conflicts leading to the 1970s Civil War in order to pursue their futures by coming to America. This informed Awde's perspective on the world and his place in it while growing up, and now informs his practice as an artist and teacher. As the global refugee crisis escalates, and the early executive orders of a new and contentious president attempt to aggressively block refugees from entering the United States, the themes of Awde's work are evermore present.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 8



Eric Gottesman: If I Could See Your Face, I Would Not Need Food (Ka Fitfitu Feetu)
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

In 1999, artist Eric Gottesman began making portraits in Ethiopia of people with HIV. Because great stigma surrounds this disease, subjects did not allow him to photograph their faces. Over the next five years, Gottesman made these portraits of people with HIV anonymous by hiding and obscuring their faces and changing each sitter's name to protect their identity. A transcribed text from each sitter describing life with HIV in Ethiopia accompanies each image. In 2004, a woman with HIV allowed him to photograph her face for the first time and he knew the project was completed.


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Film
 

7:30 PM, May 8



Animal Crackers (1930)
Syracuse Cinephile Society

Price: $3.50 non-members, $3 members
Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

Director: Victor Heerman
Cast: The Four Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, Harpo and Zeppo), Margaret Dumont, Lillian Roth

This is the comedy classic's new restoration that has been in the news and presented in major U.S. cities over the past year, and we're proud to be giving this restored version its Syracuse premiere. Animal Crackers and the Marxes haven't looked and sounded this good in decades, and it's one of their most popular films.


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Tuesday, May 9, 2017


Art
 

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 9



Internum Opera: Selected Works by Jason Cheney
SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium
2 Clinton Square, Syracuse


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 9



Spring Thaw
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

Price: Free
Syracuse Technology Garden
235 Harrison St., Syracuse

Recent works by Cayetano Valenzuela, Casey Landerkin, Jamie Santos, Tim Rand, Toeny Morgan, Sofia Perez, Ashley Marie Bartlett, and Solon Quinn


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 9



Paint & Clay & Silver & Gold
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Roger DeMuth: watercolor and ink paintings
Naomi DeMuth: sculptural ceramic forms
Susan Machamer: hand crafted jewelry


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 9



Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land
Community Folk Art Center

Price: Free
Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land" will be an experiment in diverse environments. Each artist will create immersive artworks through different mediums that include prints, sculpture and film. Artists exhibiting are Justin Hill, Maria Spiess, Landon Perkins, Taro Takizawa, Adam Devkota, Ioana Turcan, and Dontato Rossi.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 9



Peaceful Valley: Photography by Tom Dwyer
Gallery 54

Gallery 54
54 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles



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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 9



Eric Gottesman: If I Could See Your Face, I Would Not Need Food (Ka Fitfitu Feetu)
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

In 1999, artist Eric Gottesman began making portraits in Ethiopia of people with HIV. Because great stigma surrounds this disease, subjects did not allow him to photograph their faces. Over the next five years, Gottesman made these portraits of people with HIV anonymous by hiding and obscuring their faces and changing each sitter's name to protect their identity. A transcribed text from each sitter describing life with HIV in Ethiopia accompanies each image. In 2004, a woman with HIV allowed him to photograph her face for the first time and he knew the project was completed.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 9



George Awde: Scale Without Measure
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

George Awde's photographic work explores themes of contemporary masculinity, the male body, homosociality, and notions of physical and psychological strength, as seen through young men with whom he identifies. The men and boys whom Awde has photographed over the last 10 years include migrants to Beirut from Syria. Many are now his close friends. Through years of contact, Awde has established close relationships allowing for an intimate portrayal of the everyday. His pictures explore the way that people interact with one another, and in them one senses a longing to belong. Awde's parents fled Lebanon in the conflicts leading to the 1970s Civil War in order to pursue their futures by coming to America. This informed Awde's perspective on the world and his place in it while growing up, and now informs his practice as an artist and teacher. As the global refugee crisis escalates, and the early executive orders of a new and contentious president attempt to aggressively block refugees from entering the United States, the themes of Awde's work are evermore present.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 9



Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect
914Works

Price: Free
914Works
914 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect" will feature product design projects by collaborative design students. Designers exhibiting are Asal Andarzipour, Shaojia Chen, Ran Jing, Ke Huang, Wei Yuying, Donna Greene, and Kathryn Detwiler.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 9



47th Annual Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit
Celebration of the Arts

Price: Free
St. David's Episcopal Church
13 Jamar Dr., Dewitt

Juried exhibit featuring the work of approximately 100 artists.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 9



Let’s Be Dragons: Wild Seeds
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Wild Seeds" features the artwork of nine emerging artists: Loren Bartnicke, Gang Chen, Owen Drysdale, Rachel Fein-Smolinski, Peter Smith, Shiwen Su, Chunlin Yang, Munjal Yagnik, and Chris Zacher. Organized by DJ Hellerman, curator of art and programs at the Everson Museum of Art, this spring marks the first campus and Syracuse city-wide celebration of the arts learned and practiced at Syracuse University.

Referencing Octavia E. Butler's 1980 science-fiction novel These Wild Seeds, the exhibition brings together a selection of artists interested in undermining or tinkering with superstructures designed to engineer social order and temper radical individuality. Altogether, the artists in "Wild Seeds" point and nudge our focus toward institutions with power and control. The works present questions about who has the agency to manipulate our subjectivity and they attempt to craft histories that open the possibility of forging against the currents of dominant culture. Decidedly, these artworks and art practices are acts of resistance and revision, often rejected or dismissed, that help us envision a future that is unlike our past.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 9



Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection" investigates how artists from the late 19th century until today have been captivated by the potential of landscape images and its ability to transport our imagination whether the locale be exotic or not. Curated by exhibition and collection manager Emily Dittman, this display brings together historic albumen prints, travel albums, and contemporary black and white and color images from a variety of photographers working in the photographic medium over the past 120 years.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 9



21 Etchings and Poems
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"21 Etchings and Poems," a landmark publication that had a profound impact on contemporary art and culture, will be presented in its entirety in the Print Study Room. Curated by Museum Studies graduate student Courtney Spencer Eppel, this exhibition presents 21 paired artists and authors to create unique works of art. The partnerships for this project included well-known artists and poets Peter Grippe and Dylan Thomas, Willem de Kooning and Harold Rosenberg, Letterio Calapai and William Carlos Williams, and Franz Kine and Frank O'Hara, among others.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 9



Taking Flight: Richard Koppe's Works on Paper
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

American artist Richard Koppe's career exemplifies the interconnectedness of art, design, and engineering in the 20th and 21st centuries.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 9



Hindsight: Four Alumni from the College of Visual and Performing Arts
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Hindsight" examines the careers of four women who met during their time as students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University: Sarah Burda, Angela Early, Maggy Hiltner, and Jenny Kanzler.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 9



Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside
Point of Contact Gallery

Price: Free
Point of Contact Gallery
350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside," part of the annual exhibition of the Master of Fine Art thesis candidates from Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, features the artwork of six emerging artists Zhongwen (Lisa) Hu, Courtney Asztalos, Evan Deuitch, Todd Irwin Francis Lauther, Ssu Ya Hsiung, and Chelsea Jones. Through their presentations, a variety of themes and media including painting, photography, ceramics, video art, illustration, and site-specific installations, will be explored.

Serpents Inside brings together artists expressing and grappling with existential questions of identity and self-exploration. Each artist reframes the physical and mental, the public and private, and the performance of identity exploration.

Chelsea Jones's self-portraiture project uses her hair, common hair processing techniques, and cosmetic routines as racial signifiers to come to terms with the implications of being a biracial woman. Courtney Asztalos' installation focuses on the physical presence of women within an architectural space designed as a utopia to exploit our wildest fantasies where financial victory may be just one slot away. Todd Irwin Francis Lauther's lyrical photographs capture a young man's thoughtful response to his desire for fatherhood and a sensitive negotiation of the societal pressure placed upon men to create a family. With painting and performance Ssu Ya Hsiung and Zhongwen Hu use childhood memories, both absurd and surreal, to depict psychological loneliness, vulnerability, and physical isolation from the outside world. Evan Deuitch's investigation of the online subculture of hybrid human/animal characters known as the furry fandom brings together fantastical imagination with hedonistic pleasure. His character driven self-portraits address identity construction, obsession, and role playing.

Together, Serpents Inside, offers a palpable sense of the vulnerability, self-doubt, pleasure and pain that often accompany an inward searching.


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Theater
 

5:00 PM, May 9



Murder at the Prom
Theatre Du Jour
Sherri Metz, director

Price: $60 includes dinner and show
Barnes Hiscock Mansion
930 James St., Syracuse

Presented in Dinner Theatre format, Theatre Du Jour is thrilled to offer this interactive murder mystery favorite by Peter DePietro. Patrons are attending the prom—so they are encouraged to dress in their BEST or WORST prom attire!

5:00 pm: Cocktail Hour
6:00 pm: Dinner
7:00 pm: Show

Stroll down the lane that love paved as you and your sweetheart attend the high school senior prom. You'll bask in the glory of your recent varsity victory and cheer as the king and queen of the prom are selected from among the guests. But beware! Glory days soon turn into gory days as one among you is murdered, then another. Gee whiz, not even Carrie was this treacherous. The list of suspects includes class snobs Charles Jonathan Edward Buckley III and Margot Ralston, the class outcast Patty Primpinpoof, and a couple from the wrong side of the tracks, Vinnie DiMici and Bella Baloopi. Vinnie and Bella are always making a scene. This year Bella insisted on coming to the prom, even though she is "in the family way," or is that a bomb she has hidden under her gown? Attend the prom and find out the answer, along with whodunit.

For tickets or more information, visit dujourcny.com.


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Wednesday, May 10, 2017


Art
 

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 10



Internum Opera: Selected Works by Jason Cheney
SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium
2 Clinton Square, Syracuse


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 10



Spring Thaw
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

Price: Free
Syracuse Technology Garden
235 Harrison St., Syracuse

Recent works by Cayetano Valenzuela, Casey Landerkin, Jamie Santos, Tim Rand, Toeny Morgan, Sofia Perez, Ashley Marie Bartlett, and Solon Quinn


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 10



Paint & Clay & Silver & Gold
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Roger DeMuth: watercolor and ink paintings
Naomi DeMuth: sculptural ceramic forms
Susan Machamer: hand crafted jewelry


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 10



Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land
Community Folk Art Center

Price: Free
Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land" will be an experiment in diverse environments. Each artist will create immersive artworks through different mediums that include prints, sculpture and film. Artists exhibiting are Justin Hill, Maria Spiess, Landon Perkins, Taro Takizawa, Adam Devkota, Ioana Turcan, and Dontato Rossi.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 10



Peaceful Valley: Photography by Tom Dwyer
Gallery 54

Gallery 54
54 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles



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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 10



George Awde: Scale Without Measure
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

George Awde's photographic work explores themes of contemporary masculinity, the male body, homosociality, and notions of physical and psychological strength, as seen through young men with whom he identifies. The men and boys whom Awde has photographed over the last 10 years include migrants to Beirut from Syria. Many are now his close friends. Through years of contact, Awde has established close relationships allowing for an intimate portrayal of the everyday. His pictures explore the way that people interact with one another, and in them one senses a longing to belong. Awde's parents fled Lebanon in the conflicts leading to the 1970s Civil War in order to pursue their futures by coming to America. This informed Awde's perspective on the world and his place in it while growing up, and now informs his practice as an artist and teacher. As the global refugee crisis escalates, and the early executive orders of a new and contentious president attempt to aggressively block refugees from entering the United States, the themes of Awde's work are evermore present.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 10



Eric Gottesman: If I Could See Your Face, I Would Not Need Food (Ka Fitfitu Feetu)
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

In 1999, artist Eric Gottesman began making portraits in Ethiopia of people with HIV. Because great stigma surrounds this disease, subjects did not allow him to photograph their faces. Over the next five years, Gottesman made these portraits of people with HIV anonymous by hiding and obscuring their faces and changing each sitter's name to protect their identity. A transcribed text from each sitter describing life with HIV in Ethiopia accompanies each image. In 2004, a woman with HIV allowed him to photograph her face for the first time and he knew the project was completed.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 10



All That Jazz: 35 Years of Syracuse Jazz Fest
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Recognizing 35 successful years of Syracuse Jazz Fest, OHA offers a visual exhibit on the history of Jazz Fest. OHA's visual exhibit will feature highlights of the musical festival, from the different venues, to music industry superstars and jazz legends, as well as some of our own homegrown musical talent.

With help from Jazz Fest founder and executive director, Frank Malfitano, the exhibit will be a walk down memory lane for some die-hard local music fans: Dizzy Gillespie's bulging cheeks while playing trumpet, Jean Luc Ponty's electrifying violin, B.B. King's guitar Lucille, Buckwheat Zydeco's accordion, Wynton Marsalis' big band style orchestra, or Kenny G's saxophone; or maybe singing to the songs of Aretha Franklin, the Doobie Brothers, Boz Scaggs, Natalie Cole, or Smokey Robinson. Whatever musical tastes exist in Central New York, Syracuse Jazz Fest has touched almost all of them.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 10



The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: Free
Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 10



Downton Comes Downtown: What the Fashionable Wore in Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: Free
Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Resembling the clothing styles portrayed in the critically acclaimed PBS series, Downton Abbey, "Downton Comes Downtown" features men's, women's, and children's clothing worn by citizens of Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930.

Highlights include a maroon evening coat with a mink collar worn by Mrs. Elizabeth Barnes Hiscock to a State Dinner during the presidential administration of Herbert Hoover (1929-1933); a boy's brown wool suit with a vest and knickers purchased from the Peck-Vinney Company, a clothier located on South Salina Street, worn by young Milton Jones in the 1920s; and a black kimono with Japanese images worn by Mrs. Laura Crouse Durston aboard the Graf Zeppelin in 1930.

The exhibit is augmented by fashion accessories such as hats, shoes, and purses as well as period furniture from OHA's collection.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 10



Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect
914Works

Price: Free
914Works
914 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect" will feature product design projects by collaborative design students. Designers exhibiting are Asal Andarzipour, Shaojia Chen, Ran Jing, Ke Huang, Wei Yuying, Donna Greene, and Kathryn Detwiler.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 10



47th Annual Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit
Celebration of the Arts

Price: Free
St. David's Episcopal Church
13 Jamar Dr., Dewitt

Juried exhibit featuring the work of approximately 100 artists.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 10



Let’s Be Dragons: Wild Seeds
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Wild Seeds" features the artwork of nine emerging artists: Loren Bartnicke, Gang Chen, Owen Drysdale, Rachel Fein-Smolinski, Peter Smith, Shiwen Su, Chunlin Yang, Munjal Yagnik, and Chris Zacher. Organized by DJ Hellerman, curator of art and programs at the Everson Museum of Art, this spring marks the first campus and Syracuse city-wide celebration of the arts learned and practiced at Syracuse University.

Referencing Octavia E. Butler's 1980 science-fiction novel These Wild Seeds, the exhibition brings together a selection of artists interested in undermining or tinkering with superstructures designed to engineer social order and temper radical individuality. Altogether, the artists in "Wild Seeds" point and nudge our focus toward institutions with power and control. The works present questions about who has the agency to manipulate our subjectivity and they attempt to craft histories that open the possibility of forging against the currents of dominant culture. Decidedly, these artworks and art practices are acts of resistance and revision, often rejected or dismissed, that help us envision a future that is unlike our past.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 10



21 Etchings and Poems
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"21 Etchings and Poems," a landmark publication that had a profound impact on contemporary art and culture, will be presented in its entirety in the Print Study Room. Curated by Museum Studies graduate student Courtney Spencer Eppel, this exhibition presents 21 paired artists and authors to create unique works of art. The partnerships for this project included well-known artists and poets Peter Grippe and Dylan Thomas, Willem de Kooning and Harold Rosenberg, Letterio Calapai and William Carlos Williams, and Franz Kine and Frank O'Hara, among others.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 10



Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection" investigates how artists from the late 19th century until today have been captivated by the potential of landscape images and its ability to transport our imagination whether the locale be exotic or not. Curated by exhibition and collection manager Emily Dittman, this display brings together historic albumen prints, travel albums, and contemporary black and white and color images from a variety of photographers working in the photographic medium over the past 120 years.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 10



Hindsight: Four Alumni from the College of Visual and Performing Arts
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Hindsight" examines the careers of four women who met during their time as students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University: Sarah Burda, Angela Early, Maggy Hiltner, and Jenny Kanzler.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 10



Taking Flight: Richard Koppe's Works on Paper
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

American artist Richard Koppe's career exemplifies the interconnectedness of art, design, and engineering in the 20th and 21st centuries.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 10



Bradley Walker Tomlin: A Retrospective
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Dorsky Museum, in partnership with the Everson, is organizing the first retrospective and catalog of American painter Bradley Walker Tomlin (1899-1953) since 1975. This exhibition, including over 40 paintings, works on paper, and printed materials, charts Tomlin's development from art nouveau illustrations of the 1920s to large-scale Abstract Expressionist paintings of the 1950s. The exhibition explores his formative years in Syracuse, early patronage by Condé Nast, and the important role played by the Woodstock art colony. The exhibition originated at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz.

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 10



Salt City Abstraction
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Salt City Abstraction features modern and contemporary abstract artists from the Everson's collection that have lived and worked in Central New York, including Juan Cruz, Robert De Niro Sr., Darryl Hughto, Margie Hughto, James Ridlon, Susan Roth, and many others.

Inspired by the museum's concurrent retrospective of Syracuse-born Bradley Walker Tomlin, Salt City Abstraction features the work of modern and contemporary artists that have lived or worked in Central New York. Whether born in the Salt City itself, attending or teaching at a local university or college, or simply choosing to settle in the area, each of the included artists has embraced variations of abstraction while working in their own particular styles and mediums. These 2- and 3-dimensional works drawn from the Everson's collection affirm the museum's longstanding commitment to celebrating regional talent alongside that of national artists, a tradition which extends to the museum's founding more than a century ago. This focused look at abstraction highlights the significant impact that Central New York artists have made to the history of art both local and beyond.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 10



A Century of Collecting: 100 Years of Ceramics at the Everson
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The first exhibition in the Everson's new ceramics gallery, "A Century of Collecting" celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Museum's first purchase of ceramics for the permanent collection in 1916. From that initial purchase of 32 works by distinguished Arts & Crafts potter Adelaide Alsop Robineau, the Everson has amassed a premier collection of more than 5000 ceramic pieces, dating from ancient times to the present day. This exhibition presents a survey of works made by key figures in modern and contemporary studio ceramics, tracing the Everson's role as a driving force in shaping attitudes about ceramics as a fine art medium.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 10



From the Earth: Contemporary Haudenosaunee Clay and Stone
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Haudenosaunee, a name referring to the alliance of the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora Nations, have rich artistic traditions. This exhibition features the work of five contemporary Haudenosaunee artists represented in the Everson's collection—Tom Huff, Ada Jacques, Peter B. Jones, Tammy Tarbell-Boehning, and Steve Smith—all of whom draw upon their cultural heritage and blend traditional artistic methods with modern techniques.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 10



Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside
Point of Contact Gallery

Price: Free
Point of Contact Gallery
350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside," part of the annual exhibition of the Master of Fine Art thesis candidates from Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, features the artwork of six emerging artists Zhongwen (Lisa) Hu, Courtney Asztalos, Evan Deuitch, Todd Irwin Francis Lauther, Ssu Ya Hsiung, and Chelsea Jones. Through their presentations, a variety of themes and media including painting, photography, ceramics, video art, illustration, and site-specific installations, will be explored.

Serpents Inside brings together artists expressing and grappling with existential questions of identity and self-exploration. Each artist reframes the physical and mental, the public and private, and the performance of identity exploration.

Chelsea Jones's self-portraiture project uses her hair, common hair processing techniques, and cosmetic routines as racial signifiers to come to terms with the implications of being a biracial woman. Courtney Asztalos' installation focuses on the physical presence of women within an architectural space designed as a utopia to exploit our wildest fantasies where financial victory may be just one slot away. Todd Irwin Francis Lauther's lyrical photographs capture a young man's thoughtful response to his desire for fatherhood and a sensitive negotiation of the societal pressure placed upon men to create a family. With painting and performance Ssu Ya Hsiung and Zhongwen Hu use childhood memories, both absurd and surreal, to depict psychological loneliness, vulnerability, and physical isolation from the outside world. Evan Deuitch's investigation of the online subculture of hybrid human/animal characters known as the furry fandom brings together fantastical imagination with hedonistic pleasure. His character driven self-portraits address identity construction, obsession, and role playing.

Together, Serpents Inside, offers a palpable sense of the vulnerability, self-doubt, pleasure and pain that often accompany an inward searching.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, May 10



At All Costs: Photographs of American Workers by Earl Dotter
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Earl Dotter has been photographing American workers on the job for over 40 years. Beginning in the Appalachian coalfields in the early 1970s and continuing to the present, he has put a human face on those who labor, often in dangerous and unhealthy conditions. In 2007, Dotter's Coal Mining Series was added to the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, in Washington, DC. The Occupational Health Clinical Center of Syracuse is the primary collaborator on this exhibition, and much of the work in the exhibition comes from their private collection.

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Film
 

7:00 PM, May 10



Food Chains
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Food Chains reveals the human cost in our food supply and the complicity of large buyers of produce like fast food and supermarkets. Fast food is big, but supermarkets are bigger—earning $4 trillion globally. They have tremendous power over the agricultural system. Over the past three decades, they have drained revenue from their supply chain leaving farmworkers in poverty and forced to work under subhuman conditions. Yet many take no responsibility for this.

The narrative of the film focuses on an intrepid and highly lauded group of tomato pickers from Southern Florida—the Coalition of Immokalee Workers or CIW—who are revolutionizing farm labor. Their story is one of hope and promise for the triumph of morality over corporate greed – to ensure a dignified life for farm workers and a more humane, transparent food chain.

Directed by Sanjay Rawal who spent over a decade working in the non-profit and government sectors while running a small agricultural genetics company with his father, Dr. Kanti Rawal. After working with Abby Disney and Gini Reticker as a consultant to their hit documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell (2008), he was bit by the film bug. His first short, Ocean Monk (2010), took the Best Short Doc Prize (online) at the 2010 St. Louis Film Festival. His second film, Challenging Impossibility (2011), premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and played in 75 more, winning a number of awards. Food Chains is his first feature.


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Music
 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, May 10



Jazz at the Plaza: Matthew Rockwell Group
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: Free
LeMoyne Plaza
1135 Salt Springs Rd., Syracuse


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12:45 PM, May 10



Lyrica Chamber Orchestra
Civic Morning Musicals
Geofrey Cua, conductor

Price: Free
Hosmer Auditorium, Everson Museum
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Johann Strauss II, arr. Glynn Davies Die Fledermaus Overture
Elgar Serenade for String Orchestra, in E minor, Op. 20
Aldemaro Romero Fuga con Pajarillo

The Lyrica Chamber Orchestra was established in 2003 by violinist Laura Bossert in the Boston area. In 2016, the orchestra relocated to the Syracuse area and has taken residency in the Sound Gallery at the Setnor School of Music. Current members have played in many professional organizations including the Boston Phil, Unitas Ensemble, NESE at Carnegie Hall, Binghamton Symphony, Symphoria, Dvorak Heritage Society, Jacksonville Orchestra, New England Phil, Miami Symphony, Beijing Phil, and the Dallas Symphony. The mission of this orchestra is to perform chamber music at the highest level and to inspire community involvement in the arts through their invigorating performances.


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7:00 PM, May 10



Video Games Live
Symphoria

Price: $17-$62
Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Symphoria presents Video Games Live, an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Created, produced, and hosted by well-known game industry veteran and superstar Tommy Tallarico, Symphoria joins to perform along with exclusive synchronized video footage and music arrangements, synchronized lighting, well-known internet solo performers, electronic percussion, live action, and unique interactive segments to create an explosive one-of-a-kind entertainment experience. Special events surround the show, including a pre-show experience where guests can enjoy a costume contest, Guitar Hero competition, prize giveaways and interactive game demos.

Tickets available through TicketMaster.


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, May 10



Deathtrap
Syracuse Stage
Paul Barnes, director

Archbold Theater, Syracuse Stage
820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

Sidney Bruhl is a successful playwright lately plagued by a series of flops. When a sure-fired hit drops into his hands courtesy of a young student, Bruhl concocts a devilish plan that twists and turns its roller coaster course right through to the final moments. As spellbinding and entertaining as ever, Ira Levin's hit play is an ingeniously plotted theatrical thriller that excites screams and laughter.

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8:00 PM, May 10



Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage
Syracuse University Drama Department
David Lowenstein, director

Storch Theater, Syracuse Stage
820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

In this revue-style musical, Kurt Weill's greatest theater songs are presented in a fluid blend of music and story spanning 20 eventful years, from 1930s Germany to 1950s America. Climb aboard the musical vessel that is Kurt Weill's rise to international acclaim as his world travels are described with engaging narration surrounded by songs from his most noteworthy works. The Threepenny Opera, Knickerbocker Holiday, and Lost in the Stars are among more than a dozen Weill pieces referenced as Weill's partnerships, musical and romantic, are explored. An intoxicating retrospective and a joyous and moving celebration of one of the most extraordinary composers of the 20th century.

Musical direction by Brian Cimmet.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017


Art
 

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 11



Internum Opera: Selected Works by Jason Cheney
SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium
2 Clinton Square, Syracuse


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 11



Spring Thaw
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

Price: Free
Syracuse Technology Garden
235 Harrison St., Syracuse

Recent works by Cayetano Valenzuela, Casey Landerkin, Jamie Santos, Tim Rand, Toeny Morgan, Sofia Perez, Ashley Marie Bartlett, and Solon Quinn


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 11



Paint & Clay & Silver & Gold
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Roger DeMuth: watercolor and ink paintings
Naomi DeMuth: sculptural ceramic forms
Susan Machamer: hand crafted jewelry


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 11



Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land
Community Folk Art Center

Price: Free
Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Let's Be Dragons: Strangers in a Strange Land" will be an experiment in diverse environments. Each artist will create immersive artworks through different mediums that include prints, sculpture and film. Artists exhibiting are Justin Hill, Maria Spiess, Landon Perkins, Taro Takizawa, Adam Devkota, Ioana Turcan, and Dontato Rossi.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 11



Peaceful Valley: Photography by Tom Dwyer
Gallery 54

Gallery 54
54 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles



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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 11



Eric Gottesman: If I Could See Your Face, I Would Not Need Food (Ka Fitfitu Feetu)
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

In 1999, artist Eric Gottesman began making portraits in Ethiopia of people with HIV. Because great stigma surrounds this disease, subjects did not allow him to photograph their faces. Over the next five years, Gottesman made these portraits of people with HIV anonymous by hiding and obscuring their faces and changing each sitter's name to protect their identity. A transcribed text from each sitter describing life with HIV in Ethiopia accompanies each image. In 2004, a woman with HIV allowed him to photograph her face for the first time and he knew the project was completed.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 11



George Awde: Scale Without Measure
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

George Awde's photographic work explores themes of contemporary masculinity, the male body, homosociality, and notions of physical and psychological strength, as seen through young men with whom he identifies. The men and boys whom Awde has photographed over the last 10 years include migrants to Beirut from Syria. Many are now his close friends. Through years of contact, Awde has established close relationships allowing for an intimate portrayal of the everyday. His pictures explore the way that people interact with one another, and in them one senses a longing to belong. Awde's parents fled Lebanon in the conflicts leading to the 1970s Civil War in order to pursue their futures by coming to America. This informed Awde's perspective on the world and his place in it while growing up, and now informs his practice as an artist and teacher. As the global refugee crisis escalates, and the early executive orders of a new and contentious president attempt to aggressively block refugees from entering the United States, the themes of Awde's work are evermore present.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 11



The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: Free
Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 11



All That Jazz: 35 Years of Syracuse Jazz Fest
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Recognizing 35 successful years of Syracuse Jazz Fest, OHA offers a visual exhibit on the history of Jazz Fest. OHA's visual exhibit will feature highlights of the musical festival, from the different venues, to music industry superstars and jazz legends, as well as some of our own homegrown musical talent.

With help from Jazz Fest founder and executive director, Frank Malfitano, the exhibit will be a walk down memory lane for some die-hard local music fans: Dizzy Gillespie's bulging cheeks while playing trumpet, Jean Luc Ponty's electrifying violin, B.B. King's guitar Lucille, Buckwheat Zydeco's accordion, Wynton Marsalis' big band style orchestra, or Kenny G's saxophone; or maybe singing to the songs of Aretha Franklin, the Doobie Brothers, Boz Scaggs, Natalie Cole, or Smokey Robinson. Whatever musical tastes exist in Central New York, Syracuse Jazz Fest has touched almost all of them.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 11



Downton Comes Downtown: What the Fashionable Wore in Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: Free
Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Resembling the clothing styles portrayed in the critically acclaimed PBS series, Downton Abbey, "Downton Comes Downtown" features men's, women's, and children's clothing worn by citizens of Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930.

Highlights include a maroon evening coat with a mink collar worn by Mrs. Elizabeth Barnes Hiscock to a State Dinner during the presidential administration of Herbert Hoover (1929-1933); a boy's brown wool suit with a vest and knickers purchased from the Peck-Vinney Company, a clothier located on South Salina Street, worn by young Milton Jones in the 1920s; and a black kimono with Japanese images worn by Mrs. Laura Crouse Durston aboard the Graf Zeppelin in 1930.

The exhibit is augmented by fashion accessories such as hats, shoes, and purses as well as period furniture from OHA's collection.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 11



Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect
914Works

Price: Free
914Works
914 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Let's Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect" will feature product design projects by collaborative design students. Designers exhibiting are Asal Andarzipour, Shaojia Chen, Ran Jing, Ke Huang, Wei Yuying, Donna Greene, and Kathryn Detwiler.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 11



47th Annual Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit
Celebration of the Arts

Price: Free
St. David's Episcopal Church
13 Jamar Dr., Dewitt

Juried exhibit featuring the work of approximately 100 artists.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 11



Disappearing World: New Work by Phil Parsons and Ted Neal
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

The exhibition features work by Syracuse-area painter Phil Parsons and ceramics by Ted Neal of Muncie, IN. Parsons's work explores the decay in landscapes as a metaphor of the shifting of values in contemporary rural culture. Neal creates functional ceramic forms which imitate industrial objects in order to comment on consumer culture and its impact on the environment. "Disappearing World" encourages the viewer to meditate on the places we pass by and the objects we use and discard and what these say about the society for which we all are responsible.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 11



Let’s Be Dragons: Wild Seeds
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons," the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) exhibition of Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, will be showing in four venues in Syracuse.

"Wild Seeds" features the artwork of nine emerging artists: Loren Bartnicke, Gang Chen, Owen Drysdale, Rachel Fein-Smolinski, Peter Smith, Shiwen Su, Chunlin Yang, Munjal Yagnik, and Chris Zacher. Organized by DJ Hellerman, curator of art and programs at the Everson Museum of Art, this spring marks the first campus and Syracuse city-wide celebration of the arts learned and practiced at Syracuse University.

Referencing Octavia E. Butler's 1980 science-fiction novel These Wild Seeds, the exhibition brings together a selection of artists interested in undermining or tinkering with superstructures designed to engineer social order and temper radical individuality. Altogether, the artists in "Wild Seeds" point and nudge our focus toward institutions with power and control. The works present questions about who has the agency to manipulate our subjectivity and they attempt to craft histories that open the possibility of forging against the currents of dominant culture. Decidedly, these artworks and art practices are acts of resistance and revision, often rejected or dismissed, that help us envision a future that is unlike our past.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 11



Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Wanderlust: Travel Photography from the SU Art Collection" investigates how artists from the late 19th century until today have been captivated by the potential of landscape images and its ability to transport our imagination whether the locale be exotic or not. Curated by exhibition and collection manager Emily Dittman, this display brings together historic albumen prints, travel albums, and contemporary black and white and color images from a variety of photographers working in the photographic medium over the past 120 years.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 11



21 Etchings and Poems
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"21 Etchings and Poems," a landmark publication that had a profound impact on contemporary art and culture, will be presented in its entirety in the Print Study Room. Curated by Museum Studies graduate student Courtney Spencer Eppel, this exhibition presents 21 paired artists and authors to create unique works of art. The partnerships for this project included well-known artists and poets Peter Grippe and Dylan Thomas, Willem de Kooning and Harold Rosenberg, Letterio Calapai and William Carlos Williams, and Franz Kine and Frank O'Hara, among others.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 11



Taking Flight: Richard Koppe's Works on Paper
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

American artist Richard Koppe's career exemplifies the interconnectedness of art, design, and engineering in the 20th and 21st centuries.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 11



Hindsight: Four Alumni from the College of Visual and Performing Arts
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Hindsight" examines the careers of four women who met during their time as students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University: Sarah Burda, Angela Early, Maggy Hiltner, and Jenny Kanzler.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 11



Salt City Abstraction
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Salt City Abstraction features modern and contemporary abstract artists from the Everson's collection that have lived and worked in Central New York, including Juan Cruz, Robert De Niro Sr., Darryl Hughto, Margie Hughto, James Ridlon, Susan Roth, and many others.

Inspired by the museum's concurrent retrospective of Syracuse-born Bradley Walker Tomlin, Salt City Abstraction features the work of modern and contemporary artists that have lived or worked in Central New York. Whether born in the Salt City itself, attending or teaching at a local university or college, or simply choosing to settle in the area, each of the included artists has embraced variations of abstraction while working in their own particular styles and mediums. These 2- and 3-dimensional works drawn from the Everson's collection affirm the museum's longstanding commitment to celebrating regional talent alongside that of national artists, a tradition which extends to the museum's founding more than a century ago. This focused look at abstraction highlights the significant impact that Central New York artists have made to the history of art both local and beyond.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 11



Bradley Walker Tomlin: A Retrospective
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Dorsky Museum, in partnership with the Everson, is organizing the first retrospective and catalog of American painter Bradley Walker Tomlin (1899-1953) since 1975. This exhibition, including over 40 paintings, works on paper, and printed materials, charts Tomlin's development from art nouveau illustrations of the 1920s to large-scale Abstract Expressionist paintings of the 1950s. The exhibition explores his formative years in Syracuse, early patronage by Condé Nast, and the important role played by the Woodstock art colony. The exhibition originated at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz.

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 11



From the Earth: Contemporary Haudenosaunee Clay and Stone
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Haudenosaunee, a name referring to the alliance of the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora Nations, have rich artistic traditions. This exhibition features the work of five contemporary Haudenosaunee artists represented in the Everson's collection—Tom Huff, Ada Jacques, Peter B. Jones, Tammy Tarbell-Boehning, and Steve Smith—all of whom draw upon their cultural heritage and blend traditional artistic methods with modern techniques.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 11



A Century of Collecting: 100 Years of Ceramics at the Everson
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The first exhibition in the Everson's new ceramics gallery, "A Century of Collecting" celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Museum's first purchase of ceramics for the permanent collection in 1916. From that initial purchase of 32 works by distinguished Arts & Crafts potter Adelaide Alsop Robineau, the Everson has amassed a premier collection of more than 5000 ceramic pieces, dating from ancient times to the present day. This exhibition presents a survey of works made by key figures in modern and contemporary studio ceramics, tracing the Everson's role as a driving force in shaping attitudes about ceramics as a fine art medium.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 11



Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside
Point of Contact Gallery

Price: Free
Point of Contact Gallery
350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

"Let's Be Dragons: Serpents Inside," part of the annual exhibition of the Master of Fine Art thesis candidates from Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, features the artwork of six emerging artists Zhongwen (Lisa) Hu, Courtney Asztalos, Evan Deuitch, Todd Irwin Francis Lauther, Ssu Ya Hsiung, and Chelsea Jones. Through their presentations, a variety of themes and media including painting, photography, ceramics, video art, illustration, and site-specific installations, will be explored.

Serpents Inside brings together artists expressing and grappling with existential questions of identity and self-exploration. Each artist reframes the physical and mental, the public and private, and the performance of identity exploration.

Chelsea Jones's self-portraiture project uses her hair, common hair processing techniques, and cosmetic routines as racial signifiers to come to terms with the implications of being a biracial woman. Courtney Asztalos' installation focuses on the physical presence of women within an architectural space designed as a utopia to exploit our wildest fantasies where financial victory may be just one slot away. Todd Irwin Francis Lauther's lyrical photographs capture a young man's thoughtful response to his desire for fatherhood and a sensitive negotiation of the societal pressure placed upon men to create a family. With painting and performance Ssu Ya Hsiung and Zhongwen Hu use childhood memories, both absurd and surreal, to depict psychological loneliness, vulnerability, and physical isolation from the outside world. Evan Deuitch's investigation of the online subculture of hybrid human/animal characters known as the furry fandom brings together fantastical imagination with hedonistic pleasure. His character driven self-portraits address identity construction, obsession, and role playing.

Together, Serpents Inside, offers a palpable sense of the vulnerability, self-doubt, pleasure and pain that often accompany an inward searching.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, May 11



At All Costs: Photographs of American Workers by Earl Dotter
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Earl Dotter has been photographing American workers on the job for over 40 years. Beginning in the Appalachian coalfields in the early 1970s and continuing to the present, he has put a human face on those who labor, often in dangerous and unhealthy conditions. In 2007, Dotter's Coal Mining Series was added to the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, in Washington, DC. The Occupational Health Clinical Center of Syracuse is the primary collaborator on this exhibition, and much of the work in the exhibition comes from their private collection.

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8:45 PM - 11:00 PM, May 11



Deborah Stratman: Xenoi
Urban Video Project

Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In Deborah Stratman's short video Xenoi (2016), the Greek island of Syros is visited by a series of unexpected guests: immutable forms, outside of time, aloof observers of the human condition. These hovering guests are the Platonic Solids, named for the famed ancient Greek philosopher, Plato, who described them in the dialogue Timaeus as part of a higher level of reality.

Shot on location and featuring a hypnotic score, Xenoi scans the horizon of modern day Greece, a landscape at once timeless and jarringly contemporary. "Xenoi" is the plural of "xenos," an enigmatic word usually translated as "stranger" — but whether the stranger is friend or foe depends on context and interpretation. What do these geometric specters portend in a contemporary climate of consumerism and economic crisis?


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Comedy
 

7:30 PM, May 11



Brian Regan

Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Tickets available online through Ticketmaster.com.


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Theater
 

6:45 PM, May 11



Death Joins the Club
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

Noses up, everyone. You and the other members of the posh Pfieffer Hills Country Club are gathering to consider applications for membership and you want to look your snobby best. Members of the wealthy elite are dying to get in, or rather, are waiting for you to die so they can get in. A word to the wise, dear member: some applicants are less patient than others.


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7:00 PM, May 11



The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
Redhouse

Price: $30
Redhouse
219 S. West St., Syracuse

Experience all 37 plays in 97 minutes! Three madcap actors weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies in one wild ride that will leave you breathless and helpless with laughter.


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7:30 PM, May 11



Deathtrap
Syracuse Stage
Paul Barnes, director

Archbold Theater, Syracuse Stage
820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

Sidney Bruhl is a successful playwright lately plagued by a series of flops. When a sure-fired hit drops into his hands courtesy of a young student, Bruhl concocts a devilish plan that twists and turns its roller coaster course right through to the final moments. As spellbinding and entertaining as ever, Ira Levin's hit play is an ingeniously plotted theatrical thriller that excites screams and laughter.

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8:00 PM, May 11



Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage
Syracuse University Drama Department
David Lowenstein, director

Storch Theater, Syracuse Stage
820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

In this revue-style musical, Kurt Weill's greatest theater songs are presented in a fluid blend of music and story spanning 20 eventful years, from 1930s Germany to 1950s America. Climb aboard the musical vessel that is Kurt Weill's rise to international acclaim as his world travels are described with engaging narration surrounded by songs from his most noteworthy works. The Threepenny Opera, Knickerbocker Holiday, and Lost in the Stars are among more than a dozen Weill pieces referenced as Weill's partnerships, musical and romantic, are explored. An intoxicating retrospective and a joyous and moving celebration of one of the most extraordinary composers of the 20th century.

Musical direction by Brian Cimmet.

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