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Events for Sunday, March 11, 2018

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County 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 In Gratitude: The Museum Project SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Americans in Venice: Late 19th and Early 20th Century Prints SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Edie Fake: Structures Shift Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Focus Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions in Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ripple Effect: Altering the Face of Nature Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM Central New York Watercolor Society Signature Show LeMoyne College

2:00 PM The Bridges of Madison County Appleseed Productions (Read a review!)

2:00 PM-5:00 PM Jazz on Tap: Melissa Gardiner's MG3 CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

2:00 PM A Few Good Men Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

2:00 PM Fiddler on the Roof Solvay High School Drama Club

2:00 PM Once On This Island Nottingham High School

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor On Golden Pond Redhouse (Read a review!)

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor Aladdin Syracuse City Ballet (Read a review!)

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Raisin in the Sun Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

3:00 PM A Tiny Home for Good: Providing Affordable, Safe, and Dignified Housing to Individuals Facing Homelessness in Syracuse University Neighbors Lecture Series, featuring Andrew Lunetta and Bill Elkins

4:00 PM Song and Spirit MasterWorks Chorale

4:00 PM Choral Concert: Ein Feste Berg Schola Cantorum of Syracuse

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour

Events for Monday, March 12, 2018

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Central New York Watercolor Society Signature Show LeMoyne College

8:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Onondaga Art Guild Group Exhibition SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Natural Passions Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Unravelling: Recent Drawings by Peter Allen and Jane Skafte Onondaga Community College

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Lauren Groff Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series

Events for Tuesday, March 13, 2018

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Central New York Watercolor Society Signature Show LeMoyne College

8:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Onondaga Art Guild Group Exhibition SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Natural Passions Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Foolings Awakening Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Transformación: Posters from Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer Community Folk Art Center

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Unravelling: Recent Drawings by Peter Allen and Jane Skafte Onondaga Community College

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Kinky Boots Famous Artists Broadway Series (Read a review!)

Events for Wednesday, March 14, 2018

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Central New York Watercolor Society Signature Show LeMoyne College

8:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Onondaga Art Guild Group Exhibition SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Natural Passions Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Foolings Awakening Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Transformación: Posters from Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer Community Folk Art Center

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 Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-12:00 PM The Connective Corridor Murder, Conspiracy, and Freemasonry in the Early Canal Era Erie Canal Museum

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Unravelling: Recent Drawings by Peter Allen and Jane Skafte Onondaga Community College

12:00 PM-2:00 PM Jazz at the Plaza: Dave Solazzo CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ripple Effect: Altering the Face of Nature Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions in Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Focus Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Edie Fake: Structures Shift Everson Museum of Art

12:15 PM Andrew King, piano, and Sung Shin, baritone Civic Morning Musicals

2:00 PM-7:00 PM We All Fall Down: The Art of Donalee Peden Wesley ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

5:30 PM-8:30 PM Jazz at the Cavalier: Moe Harrington CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Kinky Boots Famous Artists Broadway Series (Read a review!)

Events for Thursday, March 15, 2018

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Central New York Watercolor Society Signature Show LeMoyne College

8:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Onondaga Art Guild Group Exhibition SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Natural Passions Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Foolings Awakening Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Transformación: Posters from Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County 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

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Unravelling: Recent Drawings by Peter Allen and Jane Skafte Onondaga Community College

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Edie Fake: Structures Shift Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Focus Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions in Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ripple Effect: Altering the Face of Nature Everson Museum of Art

2:00 PM-7:00 PM We All Fall Down: The Art of Donalee Peden Wesley ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

5:30 PM-7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Film Screening: The Age of Love Everson Museum of Art

6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Docent-led Tour of Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art

6:00 PM Beauty & the Beast Jr. Pine Grove Middle School Drama Club

6:45 PM A Spoonful of Poison Acme Mystery Company

7:00 PM Oklahoma! Cicero-North Syracuse High School

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor On Golden Pond Redhouse (Read a review!)

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Kinky Boots Famous Artists Broadway Series (Read a review!)

7:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor AKIN: Keren Shavit & Eva Marie Rødbro? Urban Video Project

8:00 PM A Few Good Men Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Joe Russo's Almost Dead Landmark Theatre

Events for Friday, March 16, 2018

8:00 AM-4:30 PM Central New York Watercolor Society Signature Show LeMoyne College

8:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Onondaga Art Guild Group Exhibition SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Natural Passions Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Foolings Awakening Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Transformación: Posters from Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer Community Folk Art Center

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 Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County Onondaga Historical Association

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ripple Effect: Altering the Face of Nature Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions in Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Focus Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Edie Fake: Structures Shift Everson Museum of Art

2:00 PM-7:00 PM We All Fall Down: The Art of Donalee Peden Wesley ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

6:00 PM Beauty & the Beast Jr. Pine Grove Middle School Drama Club

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Poets Matthew Thorburn and Elaine Sexton Downtown Writer's Center

7:00 PM Cinderella Corcoran High School

7:00 PM Oklahoma! Cicero-North Syracuse High School

7:00 PM Beauty and the Beast Henninger High School

7:00 PM Older than Ireland Palace Theatre

7:30 PM Little Shop of Horrors Manlius Pebble Hill Upper School

7:30 PM Young Frankenstein Jordan-Elbridge High School

7:30 PM Bach & Bach NYS Baroque

7:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor AKIN: Keren Shavit & Eva Marie Rødbro? Urban Video Project

8:00 PM The Bridges of Madison County Appleseed Productions (Read a review!)

8:00 PM A Few Good Men Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Milkweed Folkus Project

8:00 PM Sense and Sensibility LeMoyne College (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor On Golden Pond Redhouse (Read a review!)

Events for Saturday, March 17, 2018

9:00 AM-5:00 PM Central New York Watercolor Society Signature Show LeMoyne College

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Natural Passions Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

10:00 AM-2:00 PM Foolings Awakening Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Edie Fake: Structures Shift Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Focus Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions in Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ripple Effect: Altering the Face of Nature Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Transformación: Posters from Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer Community Folk Art Center

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County 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

12:00 PM-4:00 PM We All Fall Down: The Art of Donalee Peden Wesley ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

12:30 PM Alice in Wonderland Magic Circle Children's Theatre

7:00 PM Cinderella Corcoran High School

7:00 PM Beauty and the Beast Henninger High School

7:00 PM Oklahoma! Cicero-North Syracuse High School

7:30 PM Little Shop of Horrors Manlius Pebble Hill Upper School

7:30 PM Young Frankenstein Jordan-Elbridge High School

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Pops Series: Celtic Celebration: Music of the Emerald Isle Symphoria, featuring Maria Millar, violin

7:30 PM Chiara String Quartet Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music

7:30 PM Cinemagogue: When Do We Eat? Temple Society of Concord

7:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor AKIN: Keren Shavit & Eva Marie Rødbro? Urban Video Project

8:00 PM The Bridges of Madison County Appleseed Productions (Read a review!)

8:00 PM A Few Good Men Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Sense and Sensibility LeMoyne College (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor On Golden Pond Redhouse (Read a review!)

Events for Sunday, March 18, 2018

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 Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County Onondaga Historical Association

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ripple Effect: Altering the Face of Nature Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions in Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Focus Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Edie Fake: Structures Shift Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM Central New York Watercolor Society Signature Show LeMoyne College

2:00 PM The Bridges of Madison County Appleseed Productions (Read a review!)

2:00 PM A Few Good Men Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

2:00 PM Little Shop of Horrors Manlius Pebble Hill Upper School

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor On Golden Pond Redhouse (Read a review!)

2:00 PM Seamus Kirst Strathmore Speakers Series

5:00 PM Blues Vespers: Joanna Jewett CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Bill Engvall

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Sunday, March 11, 2018


Art
 

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



Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County
Onondaga Historical Association

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

"Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County" features oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings, photographs, and pastel drawings of winter scenes of Syracuse and Onondaga County from area artists and photographers. Snowy Splendor 2017-2018 marks the fifth anniversary of this popular exhibit that highlights artwork created by community artists.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 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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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 11



In Gratitude: The Museum Project
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"In Gratitude: The Museum Project," on display in the Photography Study Gallery, examines the Museum Project, an artist collective formed by over a dozen preeminent American artists seeking a way to express their gratitude for the institutional support of, and commitment to, photography as an art form. This exhibition, curated by exhibition and collection manager Emily Dittman, features a multitude of contemporary perspectives and a rich diversity of styles, concepts, and photographic materials as it explores the recent donation of artwork to the SU Art Collection.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 11



Americans in Venice: Late 19th and Early 20th Century Prints
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Americans in Venice: Late 19th and Early 20th Century Prints," curated by SUArt Galleries director Domenic Iacono, presents six prints by James McNeill Whistler from this period, placing them alongside the work of other Americans who were practicing in Italy in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The juxtaposition of these works allows the viewer to appreciate Whistler's innovations and his effect on the artists who followed him. Artists such as Mortimer Menpes, Frank Duveneck, Otto Bacher, and Joseph Pennell owe much to Whistler's innovative style and approach and, in turn, their work had an impact on the artists who made prints of Venice during the 20th century.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 11



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Based in Los Angeles, Edie Fake explores themes of gender, sexuality, and identity through illustration, painting, and comic book design. This exhibition presents a selection of Fake's meticulously rendered gouache and ink architectural drawings, which focus on facade and ornamentation as a way to understand our bodies, selves, and the importance of the spaces we inhabit.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 11



Focus
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

A new exhibition series at the Everson, FOCUS presents a few selected works from the museum's collection in order to spark dialogue about how objects relate to one another across time, medium, and subject matter.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 11



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For over 20 years, Sheila Pepe has constructed large-scale, ephemeral installations and sculpture made out of domestic and industrial fibrous materials. This exhibition, the first mid-career survey of Pepe's work, examines how the artist often plays with feminist and craft traditions to counter patriarchal notions of recognized or accepted forms of art making.

Hot Mess Formalism is organized by the Phoenix Art Museum and is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalog.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 11



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

This exhibition, the first museum retrospective of American artist Jeff Donaldson (1932-2004), explores four decades of the artist's career, spanning from his activist roots in Chicago as a founding member of the AfriCOBRA movement to his influence on future generations of artists as a professor at Howard University. Donaldson's work is an amalgamation of energetic colors, intricate patterns, and African iconography that celebrates the history of African art and the roots of black culture. Featuring paintings, prints, and mixed media works, the exhibition reflects on Donaldson's deep belief in the responsibility of an artist to create work that is both socially relevant and visually striking, as well as his tireless fight for equality and pride in his heritage.

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 11



Recent Acquisitions in Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson began collecting ceramics in 1916 with a purchase of 32 porcelains by preeminent Arts and Crafts potter Adelaide Alsop Robineau, which ultimately built the framework for the Museum's focus on works in clay. In 2016, the Museum unveiled a new ceramics gallery and implemented a plan to actively acquire new works for the ceramics collection, which now numbers more than 5000 works dating from antiquity to the present day. This exhibition features a small and diverse selection of works acquired over the last three years through gifts and purchases. Forty-nine ceramics entered the collection during this period, ranging from functional vessels made by the South American Chavin civilization between the ninth and third centuries BCE to sculptural objects created by contemporary artists across America.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 11



From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics" highlights the rich continuing history of California, Oregon, and Washington artists working in a wide variety of aesthetics, scale, and conceptual styles. The exhibition surveys iconic works from the Museum's collection beginning in the 1950s, to works created in today's dynamic cultural and artistic landscape, capturing the spirit and innovations synonymous with West Coast art over the last six decades.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 11



Ripple Effect: Altering the Face of Nature
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Ripple Effect" is a critical exploration of the changing relationship between humans and nature sparked by industrialization. This is the inaugural exhibition curated by the Everson Teen Arts Council, a group of 20 high school students from Onondaga County, using the Museum's collection as inspiration for this exhibition.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 11



Central New York Watercolor Society Signature Show
LeMoyne College

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


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Comedy
 

7:00 PM, March 11



Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour

Price: $117.50, $77.50, $57.50
War Memorial at Oncenter
800 S. State St., Syracuse

Tickets available online at LiveNation.com, the Oncenter Box Office, or Charge-By-Phone at 1-800-745-3000.


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Dance
 

2:00 PM, March 11



Aladdin
Syracuse City Ballet

Price: $10-$60
Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

From Aladdin's classic story line comes an original ballet from Artistic Director Kathleen Rathbun. For the ballet enthusiast, see stunning ensemble work and talented soloist roles, and for families and Aladdin fans, see the magic of the flying carpet, the genie, and more brought to life on stage.

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Lecture
 

3:00 PM, March 11



A Tiny Home for Good: Providing Affordable, Safe, and Dignified Housing to Individuals Facing Homelessness in Syracuse
University Neighbors Lecture Series
Featuring Andrew Lunetta and Bill Elkins

Price: Free (donations accepted)
Westcott Community Center
Corner of Euclid Ave. and Westcott St., Syracuse

Andrew Lunetta has worked with those facing homelessness in Syracuse since 2008. His work at soup kitchens and shelters has enabled him to build relationships with those facing homelessness and gain an understanding of the epidemic's root cause. In 2014 he founded A Tiny Home for Good, dedicated to providing affordable, safe, and dignified housing to individuals facing homelessness. He is a bicycle rider and loves all things design and construction.

Bill Elkins got involved with A Tiny Home for Good through his career as an architect. A board member since the organization's inception, Bill is responsible for the design of the tiny homes and backend work to make the project a reality. Bill is an avid watercolorist. He teaches classes and leads groups across Central New York.

Discussion will touch on topics such as: Dearth of safe and affordable housing in the City of Syracuse; the functionality of a tiny home in combating homelessness; tiny home build process and design; utilizing your skills and interests to support local causes.


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Music
 

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 11



Jazz on Tap: Melissa Gardiner's MG3
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Finger Lakes On Tap
35 Fennell St., Skaneateles


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4:00 PM, March 11



Song and Spirit
MasterWorks Chorale
Kip Coerper, conductor

Price: Free (donations accepted)
St. Stephen's Lutheran Church
DeWitt St. and Mertens Ave., Syracuse

Haydn Mass in F
John Rutter Requiem
Schubert Mass in G
Stephen Paulus Gabriel's Message
Gabriel Fauré "In Paradisum" from Requiem

Keyboardist Fred Willard accompanies the full choir.

Voluntary donations accepted in support of MasterWorks Chorale and St. Stephen's Arts and Music Festival.


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4:00 PM, March 11



Choral Concert: Ein Feste Berg
Schola Cantorum of Syracuse
Barry Torres, conductor

Price: $20 regular, $15 seniors, $10 under age 30, $5 students, children free
Pebble Hill Presbyterian Church
5299 Jamesville Rd., Dewitt

Splendid Renaissance polyphony by Walther, Schütz, and other composers inspired by 16th-century Lutheranism, featuring Schütz's Musikalische Exequiem (Funeral Music).


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, March 11



The Bridges of Madison County
Appleseed Productions

Atonement Lutheran Church
116 W. Glen Ave., Syracuse

Music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown. Starring Aubrey Ludington Panek and Jason Bean.

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2:00 PM, March 11



A Few Good Men
Central New York Playhouse
Dustin Czarny, director

CNY Playhouse
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 4 (adjacent to parking garage), Dewitt

This Broadway hit about the trial of two Marines for complicity in the death of a fellow Marine at Guantanamo Bay sizzles on stage. The Navy lawyer, a callow young man more interested in softball games than the case, expects a plea bargain and a cover-up of what really happened. Prodded by a female member of his defense team, the lawyer eventually makes a valiant effort to defend his clients and, in so doing, puts the military mentality and the Marine code of honor on trial.

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2:00 PM, March 11



Fiddler on the Roof
Solvay High School Drama Club

Price: $10 regular, $8 students/seniors in advance; $12 regular, $10 students/seniors at the door
Solvay High School
600 Gertrude Ave., Solvay

Tickets can be purchased at the SHS Main Office or by phone at 315-468-2551.


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2:00 PM, March 11



Once On This Island
Nottingham High School
Shannon Tompkins, director

Price: $8 regular, $5 seniors/students
Nottingham High School
3100 E. Genesee St., Syracuse


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2:00 PM, March 11



On Golden Pond
Redhouse
Vincent J. Cardinal, director

Redhouse at City Center Mainstage
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Redhouse Arts Center is thrilled to inaugurate its new City Center home with Ernest Thompson's classic On Golden Pond. Don't miss this gorgeously witty and heart warming classic featuring an all-star cast.

On Golden Pond charts the poignant love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the 48th year. He is a curmudgeonly retired professor nearing 80. Ethel, 10 years younger, delights in the small things that have enriched their long life together. Their respite is interrupted by the arrival of their estranged daughter, her fiancé, and his teenage son. When Norman develops an unlikely friendship with the boy, it reinvigorates the grumpy retired professor and highlights the rocky relationship between this father and his now middle-aged daughter. As the summer days grow short, there is still time for their family to heal, and to rediscover the joys in everyday life. On Golden Pond is a touching and funny observance of life, family and the "golden years."

Actor Fred Grandy, lovingly known as "Gopher" by fans who watched him on the long-running TV Series The Love Boat, stars as Norman Thayer alongside his real-life daughter, Broadway star Marya Grandy as Chelsea. This will mark the first time the Grandys portray father and daughter together on stage.

On-site parking is available in the attached garage on Clinton Street.

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2:00 PM, March 11



A Raisin in the Sun
Syracuse Stage
Timothy Douglas, director

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

Lorraine Hansberry's masterwork has rightfully earned its place among the great American plays because it speaks anew to each generation. The story of the Younger family—three generations trying to build a better life on Chicago's South Side—resonates loudly with those pursuing the American dream today. Whose dreams get realized and whose deferred? The power of Hansberry's writing makes A Raisin in the Sun as vital today as in 1959.

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Monday, March 12, 2018


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 12



Central New York Watercolor Society Signature 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, March 12



Onondaga Art Guild Group Exhibition
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 - 4:00 PM, March 12



Natural Passions
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

Price: Free
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus

Photography by Diana Whiting and drawings by Gail Norwood.


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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 12



2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

The Public Arts Task Force's 7th annual winter pop-up art gallery is designed to be a showcase of different artists from the Central New York area. The show features more than 55 local artists with over 175 pieces on display.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 12



Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

Price: Free
Bird Library, 6th Floor
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design" tells the story of the preeminent American designer and typographer Frederic W. Goudy and his long connection to Syracuse University. Through a selection of rare books, printed ephemera, and other archival materials, as well as original sketches and markups for the 2016 Sherman design, this exhibition explores the impact and importance of the famed type designer, and celebrates the strong historical ties and entwined legacy of Goudy and Syracuse University.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 12



The Unravelling: Recent Drawings by Peter Allen and Jane Skafte
Onondaga Community College

Price: Free
Ann Felton Multicultural Center and Gallery
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse

Peter Allen and Jane Skafte address provocative issues relating to ecology and societal challenges.


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Lecture
 

7:30 PM, March 12



Lauren Groff
Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series

Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Lauren Groff is the author of the novel The Monsters of Templeton, shortlisted for the Orange Prize for New Writers; Delicate Edible Birds, a collection of stories; and Arcadia, a New York Times Notable Book, winner of the Medici Book Club Prize, and finalist for the L.A. Times Book Award.

Her third novel, Fates and Furies, was a finalist for the National Book Award in Fiction, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Kirkus Award. It won the 2015 American Booksellers' Association Indies' Choice Award for Fiction, was a New York Times Notable book and Bestseller, Amazon.com's #1 book of 2015, and on over two dozen best-of 2015 lists. Rights have been sold in 30 countries.

Her work has appeared in journals including the New Yorker, the Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, Tin House, One Story, and Ploughshares, and in the anthologies 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories, The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, and four editions of the Best American Short Stories.


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Tuesday, March 13, 2018


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 13



Central New York Watercolor Society Signature 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, March 13



Onondaga Art Guild Group Exhibition
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 - 4:00 PM, March 13



Natural Passions
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

Price: Free
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus

Photography by Diana Whiting and drawings by Gail Norwood.


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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 13



2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

The Public Arts Task Force's 7th annual winter pop-up art gallery is designed to be a showcase of different artists from the Central New York area. The show features more than 55 local artists with over 175 pieces on display.


Back to list
 

 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 13



Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

Price: Free
Bird Library, 6th Floor
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design" tells the story of the preeminent American designer and typographer Frederic W. Goudy and his long connection to Syracuse University. Through a selection of rare books, printed ephemera, and other archival materials, as well as original sketches and markups for the 2016 Sherman design, this exhibition explores the impact and importance of the famed type designer, and celebrates the strong historical ties and entwined legacy of Goudy and Syracuse University.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, March 13



Foolings Awakening
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Steven Specht: analog collages which create visual invitations to interpret surreal and evocative mindscapes
Brandon Hall: mixed media/collage techniques blending vintage imagery with nostalgic and fanciful narratives
Patti Yates McDermott: dimensional beaded works of wearable art
Dan Bacich: 3-dimensional box assemblage containing objects which contextualize embedded 2-dimensional images
Alyson Markell: collaged imagery evoking memories of lake summers

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 13



Transformación: Posters from Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer
Community Folk Art Center

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

In keeping with the theme of Art in an Age of Protest, our winter exhibition is Transformación: Posters from Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer (TANA), a show in partnership with University of California at Davis Department of Chicano/a Studies.

Visiting members of TANA include Malaquias Montoya, Drucella Anne Miranda, and Jose Arenas.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 13



The Unravelling: Recent Drawings by Peter Allen and Jane Skafte
Onondaga Community College

Price: Free
Ann Felton Multicultural Center and Gallery
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse

Peter Allen and Jane Skafte address provocative issues relating to ecology and societal challenges.


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, March 13



Kinky Boots
Famous Artists Broadway Series

Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Kinky Boots is Broadway's huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy and Tony Award-winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, Kinky Boots takes you from a gentlemen's shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan.

Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father's expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the factory's future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos.

With direction and choreography by two-time Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and a book by Broadway legend and four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), Kinky Boots is the winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Choreography.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 14



Central New York Watercolor Society Signature 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, March 14



Onondaga Art Guild Group Exhibition
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 - 4:00 PM, March 14



Natural Passions
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

Price: Free
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus

Photography by Diana Whiting and drawings by Gail Norwood.


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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 14



2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

The Public Arts Task Force's 7th annual winter pop-up art gallery is designed to be a showcase of different artists from the Central New York area. The show features more than 55 local artists with over 175 pieces on display.


Back to list
 

 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 14



Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

Price: Free
Bird Library, 6th Floor
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design" tells the story of the preeminent American designer and typographer Frederic W. Goudy and his long connection to Syracuse University. Through a selection of rare books, printed ephemera, and other archival materials, as well as original sketches and markups for the 2016 Sherman design, this exhibition explores the impact and importance of the famed type designer, and celebrates the strong historical ties and entwined legacy of Goudy and Syracuse University.


Back to list
 

 

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, March 14



Foolings Awakening
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Steven Specht: analog collages which create visual invitations to interpret surreal and evocative mindscapes
Brandon Hall: mixed media/collage techniques blending vintage imagery with nostalgic and fanciful narratives
Patti Yates McDermott: dimensional beaded works of wearable art
Dan Bacich: 3-dimensional box assemblage containing objects which contextualize embedded 2-dimensional images
Alyson Markell: collaged imagery evoking memories of lake summers

Read a review!


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 14



Transformación: Posters from Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer
Community Folk Art Center

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

In keeping with the theme of Art in an Age of Protest, our winter exhibition is Transformación: Posters from Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer (TANA), a show in partnership with University of California at Davis Department of Chicano/a Studies.

Visiting members of TANA include Malaquias Montoya, Drucella Anne Miranda, and Jose Arenas.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 14



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, March 14



Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County
Onondaga Historical Association

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

"Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County" features oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings, photographs, and pastel drawings of winter scenes of Syracuse and Onondaga County from area artists and photographers. Snowy Splendor 2017-2018 marks the fifth anniversary of this popular exhibit that highlights artwork created by community artists.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 14



The Unravelling: Recent Drawings by Peter Allen and Jane Skafte
Onondaga Community College

Price: Free
Ann Felton Multicultural Center and Gallery
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse

Peter Allen and Jane Skafte address provocative issues relating to ecology and societal challenges.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 14



Ripple Effect: Altering the Face of Nature
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Ripple Effect" is a critical exploration of the changing relationship between humans and nature sparked by industrialization. This is the inaugural exhibition curated by the Everson Teen Arts Council, a group of 20 high school students from Onondaga County, using the Museum's collection as inspiration for this exhibition.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 14



From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics" highlights the rich continuing history of California, Oregon, and Washington artists working in a wide variety of aesthetics, scale, and conceptual styles. The exhibition surveys iconic works from the Museum's collection beginning in the 1950s, to works created in today's dynamic cultural and artistic landscape, capturing the spirit and innovations synonymous with West Coast art over the last six decades.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 14



Recent Acquisitions in Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson began collecting ceramics in 1916 with a purchase of 32 porcelains by preeminent Arts and Crafts potter Adelaide Alsop Robineau, which ultimately built the framework for the Museum's focus on works in clay. In 2016, the Museum unveiled a new ceramics gallery and implemented a plan to actively acquire new works for the ceramics collection, which now numbers more than 5000 works dating from antiquity to the present day. This exhibition features a small and diverse selection of works acquired over the last three years through gifts and purchases. Forty-nine ceramics entered the collection during this period, ranging from functional vessels made by the South American Chavin civilization between the ninth and third centuries BCE to sculptural objects created by contemporary artists across America.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 14



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

This exhibition, the first museum retrospective of American artist Jeff Donaldson (1932-2004), explores four decades of the artist's career, spanning from his activist roots in Chicago as a founding member of the AfriCOBRA movement to his influence on future generations of artists as a professor at Howard University. Donaldson's work is an amalgamation of energetic colors, intricate patterns, and African iconography that celebrates the history of African art and the roots of black culture. Featuring paintings, prints, and mixed media works, the exhibition reflects on Donaldson's deep belief in the responsibility of an artist to create work that is both socially relevant and visually striking, as well as his tireless fight for equality and pride in his heritage.

Read a review!


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 14



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For over 20 years, Sheila Pepe has constructed large-scale, ephemeral installations and sculpture made out of domestic and industrial fibrous materials. This exhibition, the first mid-career survey of Pepe's work, examines how the artist often plays with feminist and craft traditions to counter patriarchal notions of recognized or accepted forms of art making.

Hot Mess Formalism is organized by the Phoenix Art Museum and is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalog.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 14



Focus
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

A new exhibition series at the Everson, FOCUS presents a few selected works from the museum's collection in order to spark dialogue about how objects relate to one another across time, medium, and subject matter.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 14



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Based in Los Angeles, Edie Fake explores themes of gender, sexuality, and identity through illustration, painting, and comic book design. This exhibition presents a selection of Fake's meticulously rendered gouache and ink architectural drawings, which focus on facade and ornamentation as a way to understand our bodies, selves, and the importance of the spaces we inhabit.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, March 14



We All Fall Down: The Art of Donalee Peden Wesley
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

The mixed-media drawings in this exhibition focus on the human/animal relationship. They are a testament to the plight of animals when forced to interact with humans. Encroachment, factory farming, medical research, military experiments, fur industry, trophy hunters, puppy mills, and extinction are a few of the topics addressed. Peden Wesley chooses not to show the horrific or to shock, but to address the issues and invite the viewer to reflect, discuss, question, and in turn help to resolve problems.

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Lecture
 

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, March 14



Murder, Conspiracy, and Freemasonry in the Early Canal Era
Erie Canal Museum

Price: $5
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse

Mark Schmeller, associate professor of history at Syracuse University, presents a talk about the infamous 1826 kidnapping and (likely) murder of William Morgan. Morgan, a laborer in Batavia, NY, had threatened to reveal the secrets of the Freemasons, the most powerful fraternal order in the nation. His abduction and possible murder lit a firestorm of popular outrage that nearly destroyed the Freemason order, and led to the formation of the Anti-Masonic Party, the first significant third party in American political history. The Morgan controversy vividly illustrates a number of developments crucial to understanding the "Jacksonian" era in American history, which was marked by a new tone of evangelical moralism that would profoundly shape antebellum politics and culture.

Free parking is in designated Museum/Visitor Center spots in the lot across from the Museum under routes 81 and 690.


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Music
 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, March 14



Jazz at the Plaza: Dave Solazzo
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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


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12:15 PM, March 14



Andrew King, piano, and Sung Shin, baritone
Civic Morning Musicals

Price: Free
Park Central Presbyterian Church
504 E. Fayette St., Syracuse

A program featuring Chopin, Richard Strauss, Poulenc, and Tosti.


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5:30 PM - 8:30 PM, March 14



Jazz at the Cavalier: Moe Harrington
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: No cover charge
Marriott Hotel Syracuse Cavalier Room
500 S. Warren St., Syracuse


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, March 14



Kinky Boots
Famous Artists Broadway Series

Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Kinky Boots is Broadway's huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy and Tony Award-winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, Kinky Boots takes you from a gentlemen's shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan.

Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father's expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the factory's future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos.

With direction and choreography by two-time Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and a book by Broadway legend and four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), Kinky Boots is the winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Choreography.

Read a Review!


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Thursday, March 15, 2018


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 15



Central New York Watercolor Society Signature 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, March 15



Onondaga Art Guild Group Exhibition
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 - 4:00 PM, March 15



Natural Passions
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

Price: Free
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus

Photography by Diana Whiting and drawings by Gail Norwood.


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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 15



2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

The Public Arts Task Force's 7th annual winter pop-up art gallery is designed to be a showcase of different artists from the Central New York area. The show features more than 55 local artists with over 175 pieces on display.


Back to list
 

 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 15



Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

Price: Free
Bird Library, 6th Floor
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design" tells the story of the preeminent American designer and typographer Frederic W. Goudy and his long connection to Syracuse University. Through a selection of rare books, printed ephemera, and other archival materials, as well as original sketches and markups for the 2016 Sherman design, this exhibition explores the impact and importance of the famed type designer, and celebrates the strong historical ties and entwined legacy of Goudy and Syracuse University.


Back to list
 

 

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, March 15



Foolings Awakening
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Steven Specht: analog collages which create visual invitations to interpret surreal and evocative mindscapes
Brandon Hall: mixed media/collage techniques blending vintage imagery with nostalgic and fanciful narratives
Patti Yates McDermott: dimensional beaded works of wearable art
Dan Bacich: 3-dimensional box assemblage containing objects which contextualize embedded 2-dimensional images
Alyson Markell: collaged imagery evoking memories of lake summers

Read a review!


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 15



Transformación: Posters from Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer
Community Folk Art Center

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

In keeping with the theme of Art in an Age of Protest, our winter exhibition is Transformación: Posters from Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer (TANA), a show in partnership with University of California at Davis Department of Chicano/a Studies.

Visiting members of TANA include Malaquias Montoya, Drucella Anne Miranda, and Jose Arenas.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 15



Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County
Onondaga Historical Association

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

"Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County" features oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings, photographs, and pastel drawings of winter scenes of Syracuse and Onondaga County from area artists and photographers. Snowy Splendor 2017-2018 marks the fifth anniversary of this popular exhibit that highlights artwork created by community artists.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 15



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.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 15



The Unravelling: Recent Drawings by Peter Allen and Jane Skafte
Onondaga Community College

Price: Free
Ann Felton Multicultural Center and Gallery
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse

Peter Allen and Jane Skafte address provocative issues relating to ecology and societal challenges.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 15



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Based in Los Angeles, Edie Fake explores themes of gender, sexuality, and identity through illustration, painting, and comic book design. This exhibition presents a selection of Fake's meticulously rendered gouache and ink architectural drawings, which focus on facade and ornamentation as a way to understand our bodies, selves, and the importance of the spaces we inhabit.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 15



Focus
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

A new exhibition series at the Everson, FOCUS presents a few selected works from the museum's collection in order to spark dialogue about how objects relate to one another across time, medium, and subject matter.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 15



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For over 20 years, Sheila Pepe has constructed large-scale, ephemeral installations and sculpture made out of domestic and industrial fibrous materials. This exhibition, the first mid-career survey of Pepe's work, examines how the artist often plays with feminist and craft traditions to counter patriarchal notions of recognized or accepted forms of art making.

Hot Mess Formalism is organized by the Phoenix Art Museum and is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalog.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 15



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

This exhibition, the first museum retrospective of American artist Jeff Donaldson (1932-2004), explores four decades of the artist's career, spanning from his activist roots in Chicago as a founding member of the AfriCOBRA movement to his influence on future generations of artists as a professor at Howard University. Donaldson's work is an amalgamation of energetic colors, intricate patterns, and African iconography that celebrates the history of African art and the roots of black culture. Featuring paintings, prints, and mixed media works, the exhibition reflects on Donaldson's deep belief in the responsibility of an artist to create work that is both socially relevant and visually striking, as well as his tireless fight for equality and pride in his heritage.

Read a review!


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 15



Recent Acquisitions in Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson began collecting ceramics in 1916 with a purchase of 32 porcelains by preeminent Arts and Crafts potter Adelaide Alsop Robineau, which ultimately built the framework for the Museum's focus on works in clay. In 2016, the Museum unveiled a new ceramics gallery and implemented a plan to actively acquire new works for the ceramics collection, which now numbers more than 5000 works dating from antiquity to the present day. This exhibition features a small and diverse selection of works acquired over the last three years through gifts and purchases. Forty-nine ceramics entered the collection during this period, ranging from functional vessels made by the South American Chavin civilization between the ninth and third centuries BCE to sculptural objects created by contemporary artists across America.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 15



From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics" highlights the rich continuing history of California, Oregon, and Washington artists working in a wide variety of aesthetics, scale, and conceptual styles. The exhibition surveys iconic works from the Museum's collection beginning in the 1950s, to works created in today's dynamic cultural and artistic landscape, capturing the spirit and innovations synonymous with West Coast art over the last six decades.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 15



Ripple Effect: Altering the Face of Nature
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Ripple Effect" is a critical exploration of the changing relationship between humans and nature sparked by industrialization. This is the inaugural exhibition curated by the Everson Teen Arts Council, a group of 20 high school students from Onondaga County, using the Museum's collection as inspiration for this exhibition.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, March 15



We All Fall Down: The Art of Donalee Peden Wesley
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

The mixed-media drawings in this exhibition focus on the human/animal relationship. They are a testament to the plight of animals when forced to interact with humans. Encroachment, factory farming, medical research, military experiments, fur industry, trophy hunters, puppy mills, and extinction are a few of the topics addressed. Peden Wesley chooses not to show the horrific or to shock, but to address the issues and invite the viewer to reflect, discuss, question, and in turn help to resolve problems.

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7:30 PM - 11:00 PM, March 15



AKIN: Keren Shavit & Eva Marie Rødbro?
Urban Video Project

Price: Free
Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Screening begins at dusk.

The title of the exhibition points to parallels in Rødbro's and Shavit's artistic process. Both artists have work that involves them integrating into and establishing relationships within the family structures and tightly knit subcultures that they document. The title also points to the ways that both artists make the process of watching uncomfortable for the audience in ways that lead us to reflect on our own beliefs and assumptions. In the triangle of artist-subject-audience, Rødbro and Shavit don't give us signposts telling us how to respond to the images they create or where they stand as the documentarians. The artists work with vulnerable subjects: a young child trying to make sense of the adult complexities of their family life and their struggling single parent a rabbit being roughly handled at a show and the older "gentleman" who clearly takes his hobby as a rabbit fancier very seriously.

The presence of the artist behind the camera — and sometimes in front of it — adds another layer of uncertainty for us as audience members. We are led to wonder why they are there and how they gained such intimate access, questions which point to the complex relationships at the heart of all documentary. While the images are uncomfortable to watch, the artists do not give us direction on how to judge the characters or whether we should be judging them at all. The fact that much of the imagery is beautiful and compelling makes our position even more conflicted, because we do not want to simply look away. In our ambivalent position, questions of belonging and identification get messy. During a cultural moment in which the politics of looking are more fraught than ever, we are left to wonder, who do we connect with? Who is our "kin"?


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Film
 

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, March 15



Film Screening: The Age of Love
Everson Museum of Art

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

Screening followed by a live Q&A with the director.

An unprecedented speed dating event for 70- to 90-year-olds serves as the backdrop for The Age of Love, an alternately poignant and funny look at the search for love among the senior set.

Over one summer, we intimately follow as ten speed daters — recently widowed, long-divorced, or never-married — prepare for the big day, endure a rush of encounters, then anxiously receive their results. Fearlessly candid about themselves and what they're seeking, these WWII babies are spurred to take stock of life-worn bodies and still hopeful hearts.

Then, as they head out on the dates that result, comic and bittersweet moments reveal how worries over physical appearance, romance and rejection, loss and new beginnings change, or don't change, from first love to the far reaches of life.

The Age of Love is a story of the universality of love and desire, regardless of age.


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Lecture
 

6:00 PM, March 15



Docent-led Tour of Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Price: Free
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse



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Music
 

8:00 PM, March 15



Joe Russo's Almost Dead
Landmark Theatre

Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Joe Russo's Almost Dead features Scott Metzger, Tommy Hamilton, Dave Dreiwitz, Marco Benevento, and Joe Russo playing songs from the Grateful Dead's repertoire.

Tickets are available at the Landmark Theater box office, Ticketmaster, and cctix.com.


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Theater
 

6:00 PM, March 15



Beauty & the Beast Jr.
Pine Grove Middle School Drama Club

Price: $5
Pine Grove Junior High School
6318 Fremont Rd., East Syracuse


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6:45 PM, March 15



A Spoonful of Poison
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

Murder is so terribly impolite but that's the problem everyone's favorite nanny, Mary Popouts, must face. The children have grown up but Michael's rise to the top of the Dependable Depository Bank has left a trail of mysterious deaths in its wake. How terribly rude! Is Michael a murderer? Is Bart, the chimney sweep, cleaning up? What exactly does sister Jane do in the evenings? Or is there something extra special in Mary's magical bag? Be there when Scotland Yard crashes Michael's surprise party. Though practically perfect in every way, Mary Popouts will need your help!


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7:00 PM, March 15



Oklahoma!
Cicero-North Syracuse High School

Price: $12 reserved seats; $10 regular, $8 students/seniors general admission
Cicero-North Syracuse High School
6002 State Route 31, Cicero

Tickets are available by calling 315-218-4002 during school hours. Tickets will also be available at the door on a first come-first served basis. Reserved seats are only available by calling the school number. For more information, visit nscsd.org.


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7:00 PM, March 15



On Golden Pond
Redhouse
Vincent J. Cardinal, director

Redhouse at City Center Mainstage
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Redhouse Arts Center is thrilled to inaugurate its new City Center home with Ernest Thompson's classic On Golden Pond. Don't miss this gorgeously witty and heart warming classic featuring an all-star cast.

On Golden Pond charts the poignant love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the 48th year. He is a curmudgeonly retired professor nearing 80. Ethel, 10 years younger, delights in the small things that have enriched their long life together. Their respite is interrupted by the arrival of their estranged daughter, her fiancé, and his teenage son. When Norman develops an unlikely friendship with the boy, it reinvigorates the grumpy retired professor and highlights the rocky relationship between this father and his now middle-aged daughter. As the summer days grow short, there is still time for their family to heal, and to rediscover the joys in everyday life. On Golden Pond is a touching and funny observance of life, family and the "golden years."

Actor Fred Grandy, lovingly known as "Gopher" by fans who watched him on the long-running TV Series The Love Boat, stars as Norman Thayer alongside his real-life daughter, Broadway star Marya Grandy as Chelsea. This will mark the first time the Grandys portray father and daughter together on stage.

On-site parking is available in the attached garage on Clinton Street.

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7:30 PM, March 15



Kinky Boots
Famous Artists Broadway Series

Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Kinky Boots is Broadway's huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy and Tony Award-winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, Kinky Boots takes you from a gentlemen's shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan.

Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father's expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the factory's future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos.

With direction and choreography by two-time Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and a book by Broadway legend and four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), Kinky Boots is the winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Choreography.

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8:00 PM, March 15



A Few Good Men
Central New York Playhouse
Dustin Czarny, director

CNY Playhouse
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 4 (adjacent to parking garage), Dewitt

This Broadway hit about the trial of two Marines for complicity in the death of a fellow Marine at Guantanamo Bay sizzles on stage. The Navy lawyer, a callow young man more interested in softball games than the case, expects a plea bargain and a cover-up of what really happened. Prodded by a female member of his defense team, the lawyer eventually makes a valiant effort to defend his clients and, in so doing, puts the military mentality and the Marine code of honor on trial.

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Friday, March 16, 2018


Art
 

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 16



Central New York Watercolor Society Signature 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, March 16



Onondaga Art Guild Group Exhibition
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 - 4:00 PM, March 16



Natural Passions
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

Price: Free
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus

Photography by Diana Whiting and drawings by Gail Norwood.


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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 16



2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

The Public Arts Task Force's 7th annual winter pop-up art gallery is designed to be a showcase of different artists from the Central New York area. The show features more than 55 local artists with over 175 pieces on display.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 16



Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

Price: Free
Bird Library, 6th Floor
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design" tells the story of the preeminent American designer and typographer Frederic W. Goudy and his long connection to Syracuse University. Through a selection of rare books, printed ephemera, and other archival materials, as well as original sketches and markups for the 2016 Sherman design, this exhibition explores the impact and importance of the famed type designer, and celebrates the strong historical ties and entwined legacy of Goudy and Syracuse University.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, March 16



Foolings Awakening
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Steven Specht: analog collages which create visual invitations to interpret surreal and evocative mindscapes
Brandon Hall: mixed media/collage techniques blending vintage imagery with nostalgic and fanciful narratives
Patti Yates McDermott: dimensional beaded works of wearable art
Dan Bacich: 3-dimensional box assemblage containing objects which contextualize embedded 2-dimensional images
Alyson Markell: collaged imagery evoking memories of lake summers

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 16



Transformación: Posters from Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer
Community Folk Art Center

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

In keeping with the theme of Art in an Age of Protest, our winter exhibition is Transformación: Posters from Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer (TANA), a show in partnership with University of California at Davis Department of Chicano/a Studies.

Visiting members of TANA include Malaquias Montoya, Drucella Anne Miranda, and Jose Arenas.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 16



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, March 16



Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County
Onondaga Historical Association

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

"Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County" features oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings, photographs, and pastel drawings of winter scenes of Syracuse and Onondaga County from area artists and photographers. Snowy Splendor 2017-2018 marks the fifth anniversary of this popular exhibit that highlights artwork created by community artists.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 16



Ripple Effect: Altering the Face of Nature
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Ripple Effect" is a critical exploration of the changing relationship between humans and nature sparked by industrialization. This is the inaugural exhibition curated by the Everson Teen Arts Council, a group of 20 high school students from Onondaga County, using the Museum's collection as inspiration for this exhibition.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 16



From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics" highlights the rich continuing history of California, Oregon, and Washington artists working in a wide variety of aesthetics, scale, and conceptual styles. The exhibition surveys iconic works from the Museum's collection beginning in the 1950s, to works created in today's dynamic cultural and artistic landscape, capturing the spirit and innovations synonymous with West Coast art over the last six decades.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 16



Recent Acquisitions in Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson began collecting ceramics in 1916 with a purchase of 32 porcelains by preeminent Arts and Crafts potter Adelaide Alsop Robineau, which ultimately built the framework for the Museum's focus on works in clay. In 2016, the Museum unveiled a new ceramics gallery and implemented a plan to actively acquire new works for the ceramics collection, which now numbers more than 5000 works dating from antiquity to the present day. This exhibition features a small and diverse selection of works acquired over the last three years through gifts and purchases. Forty-nine ceramics entered the collection during this period, ranging from functional vessels made by the South American Chavin civilization between the ninth and third centuries BCE to sculptural objects created by contemporary artists across America.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 16



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

This exhibition, the first museum retrospective of American artist Jeff Donaldson (1932-2004), explores four decades of the artist's career, spanning from his activist roots in Chicago as a founding member of the AfriCOBRA movement to his influence on future generations of artists as a professor at Howard University. Donaldson's work is an amalgamation of energetic colors, intricate patterns, and African iconography that celebrates the history of African art and the roots of black culture. Featuring paintings, prints, and mixed media works, the exhibition reflects on Donaldson's deep belief in the responsibility of an artist to create work that is both socially relevant and visually striking, as well as his tireless fight for equality and pride in his heritage.

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 16



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For over 20 years, Sheila Pepe has constructed large-scale, ephemeral installations and sculpture made out of domestic and industrial fibrous materials. This exhibition, the first mid-career survey of Pepe's work, examines how the artist often plays with feminist and craft traditions to counter patriarchal notions of recognized or accepted forms of art making.

Hot Mess Formalism is organized by the Phoenix Art Museum and is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalog.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 16



Focus
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

A new exhibition series at the Everson, FOCUS presents a few selected works from the museum's collection in order to spark dialogue about how objects relate to one another across time, medium, and subject matter.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 16



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Based in Los Angeles, Edie Fake explores themes of gender, sexuality, and identity through illustration, painting, and comic book design. This exhibition presents a selection of Fake's meticulously rendered gouache and ink architectural drawings, which focus on facade and ornamentation as a way to understand our bodies, selves, and the importance of the spaces we inhabit.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, March 16



We All Fall Down: The Art of Donalee Peden Wesley
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

The mixed-media drawings in this exhibition focus on the human/animal relationship. They are a testament to the plight of animals when forced to interact with humans. Encroachment, factory farming, medical research, military experiments, fur industry, trophy hunters, puppy mills, and extinction are a few of the topics addressed. Peden Wesley chooses not to show the horrific or to shock, but to address the issues and invite the viewer to reflect, discuss, question, and in turn help to resolve problems.

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7:30 PM - 11:00 PM, March 16



AKIN: Keren Shavit & Eva Marie Rødbro?
Urban Video Project

Price: Free
Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Screening begins at dusk.

The title of the exhibition points to parallels in Rødbro's and Shavit's artistic process. Both artists have work that involves them integrating into and establishing relationships within the family structures and tightly knit subcultures that they document. The title also points to the ways that both artists make the process of watching uncomfortable for the audience in ways that lead us to reflect on our own beliefs and assumptions. In the triangle of artist-subject-audience, Rødbro and Shavit don't give us signposts telling us how to respond to the images they create or where they stand as the documentarians. The artists work with vulnerable subjects: a young child trying to make sense of the adult complexities of their family life and their struggling single parent a rabbit being roughly handled at a show and the older "gentleman" who clearly takes his hobby as a rabbit fancier very seriously.

The presence of the artist behind the camera — and sometimes in front of it — adds another layer of uncertainty for us as audience members. We are led to wonder why they are there and how they gained such intimate access, questions which point to the complex relationships at the heart of all documentary. While the images are uncomfortable to watch, the artists do not give us direction on how to judge the characters or whether we should be judging them at all. The fact that much of the imagery is beautiful and compelling makes our position even more conflicted, because we do not want to simply look away. In our ambivalent position, questions of belonging and identification get messy. During a cultural moment in which the politics of looking are more fraught than ever, we are left to wonder, who do we connect with? Who is our "kin"?


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Film
 

7:00 PM, March 16



Older than Ireland
Palace Theatre

Price: $10
Palace Theater
2384 James St., Syracuse

Directed by Alex Fegan (The Irish Pub), Older than Ireland is a landmark documentary that tells the story of a hundred years of a life as seen through the eyes of 30 Irish men and women aged 100 or over. Often funny and at times poignant, the film explores each centenarian's journey, from their birth at the dawn of Irish independence to their life as a centenarian in modern day Ireland.

Reflecting on such key events as the day they got their first pair of shoes, the thrill of their first kiss, from the magic of their wedding day to the tragic loss of their loved ones, these centenarians have lived through it all. Having witnessed a century of immense social, political and technological change each centenarian has a unique perspective on life and its true meaning.

From the oldest Irish person ever on record, 113-year-old Kathleen Snavely, to Ireland's oldest man, 108-year-old Luke Dolan, we meet a colourful cast of characters from all walks of life, from the four corners of Ireland. These centenarians are our living history and these are their extraordinary stories.

For tickets, visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3341678.


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Music
 

7:30 PM, March 16



Bach & Bach
NYS Baroque

Price: $35 regular, $30 seniors, $15 college students, children free
First Unitarian Universalist Society of Syracuse
109 Waring Rd. (at the corner of Nottingham Rd.), Dewitt

Beiliang Zhu, cello & gamba, plays Bach on both instruments, plus Vivaldi and Couperin. With Leon Schelhase, harpsichord, and Deborah Fox, theorbo.

There will be a pre-concert talk at 6:45 pm.


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8:00 PM, March 16



Milkweed
Folkus Project

Price: $15 non-members, $12 members
May Memorial Unitarian Society
3800 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

Concert rescheduled from January 5.

Milkweed is the collaboration of three artists—Joseph Alston, guitar and vocals; Jacqualine Colombo, guitar and vocals; and Peter Lister, upright bass and vocals. Without committing to one genre, Milkweed has pulled from many of the great aspects of American music and created their own brand of American song and story telling.

Whether it is bluegrass guitar flat picking, Chicago blues harmonica, Irish ballads, or Jersey shore folk songs, Milkweed weaves together the sounds that make up the rich tapestry of American music history. With their lyrics they set themselves apart from the norm, taking the simple stories of everyday people and telling them through the lens of dreams and what it means to be a human. The root of the band's sound is in the use of three-part harmony to impart a sense of importance and depth to their lyrics that brings the listener into their songs.


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Poetry/Reading
 

7:00 PM, March 16



Poets Matthew Thorburn and Elaine Sexton
Downtown Writer's Center

Price: Free
YMCA
340 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Matthew Thorburn's latest book is Dear Almost: A Poem (LSU Press). He is also the author of five previous books and chapbooks of poems, including A Green River in Spring, This Time Tomorrow, and Subject to Change. His work has been honored with fellowships from the Bronx Council on the Arts, the Library of Congress, and the Sewanee Writers' Conference.

Elaine Sexton's books include Sleuth, Causeway, and Prospect/Refuge. Her poems, art and book reviews, and works in visual art have appeared in journals, anthologies, textbooks, and websites including American Poetry Review, Art in America, Poetry, O! the Oprah Magazine, and Poetry Daily. An avid book maker and micro-publisher, she teaches text and image and poetry at Sarah Lawrence College, New York University, and at various writing centers in the U.S. and abroad. Formerly a senior editor at ARTnews, she serves as the visual arts editor for Tupelo Quarterly and is a member of the National Book Critics Circle.


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Theater
 

6:00 PM, March 16



Beauty & the Beast Jr.
Pine Grove Middle School Drama Club

Price: $5
Pine Grove Junior High School
6318 Fremont Rd., East Syracuse


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7:00 PM, March 16



Cinderella
Corcoran High School

Price: $8 adults, $5 students
Corcoran High School
919 Glenwood Ave., Syracuse


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7:00 PM, March 16



Oklahoma!
Cicero-North Syracuse High School

Price: $12 reserved seats; $10 regular, $8 students/seniors general admission
Cicero-North Syracuse High School
6002 State Route 31, Cicero

Tickets are available by calling 315-218-4002 during school hours. Tickets will also be available at the door on a first come-first served basis. Reserved seats are only available by calling the school number. For more information, visit nscsd.org.


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7:00 PM, March 16



Beauty and the Beast
Henninger High School
Bill Bondi, director

Price: $6 in advance, $10 at the door
Henninger High School
600 Robinson St., Syracuse


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7:30 PM, March 16



Little Shop of Horrors
Manlius Pebble Hill Upper School

Price: $15
Manlius Pebble Hill School
5300 Jamesville Rd., Dewitt

Tickets available online at mph.ticketleap.com.


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7:30 PM, March 16



Young Frankenstein
Jordan-Elbridge High School

Jordan-Elbridge High School
Hamilton Road, Jordan

Reserved tickets can be purchased online at www.jecsd.org/drama or by calling 315-689-8500 ext. 1700.


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8:00 PM, March 16



The Bridges of Madison County
Appleseed Productions

Atonement Lutheran Church
116 W. Glen Ave., Syracuse

Music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown. Starring Aubrey Ludington Panek and Jason Bean.

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8:00 PM, March 16



A Few Good Men
Central New York Playhouse
Dustin Czarny, director

CNY Playhouse
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 4 (adjacent to parking garage), Dewitt

This Broadway hit about the trial of two Marines for complicity in the death of a fellow Marine at Guantanamo Bay sizzles on stage. The Navy lawyer, a callow young man more interested in softball games than the case, expects a plea bargain and a cover-up of what really happened. Prodded by a female member of his defense team, the lawyer eventually makes a valiant effort to defend his clients and, in so doing, puts the military mentality and the Marine code of honor on trial.

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8:00 PM, March 16



Sense and Sensibility
LeMoyne College

Price: $15 regular, $10 seniors, $5 students
Coyne Center for the Performing Arts
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

A playful new adaptation by Kate Hamill of Jane Austen's beloved novel follows the fortunes (and misfortunes) of the Dashwood sisters, set in gossipy late 18th-century England, and full of humor, emotional depth, and bold theatricality.

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8:00 PM, March 16



On Golden Pond
Redhouse
Vincent J. Cardinal, director

Redhouse at City Center Mainstage
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Redhouse Arts Center is thrilled to inaugurate its new City Center home with Ernest Thompson's classic On Golden Pond. Don't miss this gorgeously witty and heart warming classic featuring an all-star cast.

On Golden Pond charts the poignant love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the 48th year. He is a curmudgeonly retired professor nearing 80. Ethel, 10 years younger, delights in the small things that have enriched their long life together. Their respite is interrupted by the arrival of their estranged daughter, her fiancé, and his teenage son. When Norman develops an unlikely friendship with the boy, it reinvigorates the grumpy retired professor and highlights the rocky relationship between this father and his now middle-aged daughter. As the summer days grow short, there is still time for their family to heal, and to rediscover the joys in everyday life. On Golden Pond is a touching and funny observance of life, family and the "golden years."

Actor Fred Grandy, lovingly known as "Gopher" by fans who watched him on the long-running TV Series The Love Boat, stars as Norman Thayer alongside his real-life daughter, Broadway star Marya Grandy as Chelsea. This will mark the first time the Grandys portray father and daughter together on stage.

On-site parking is available in the attached garage on Clinton Street.

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Saturday, March 17, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 17



Central New York Watercolor Society Signature Show
LeMoyne College

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


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 17



Natural Passions
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

Price: Free
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus

Photography by Diana Whiting and drawings by Gail Norwood.


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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, March 17



Foolings Awakening
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Steven Specht: analog collages which create visual invitations to interpret surreal and evocative mindscapes
Brandon Hall: mixed media/collage techniques blending vintage imagery with nostalgic and fanciful narratives
Patti Yates McDermott: dimensional beaded works of wearable art
Dan Bacich: 3-dimensional box assemblage containing objects which contextualize embedded 2-dimensional images
Alyson Markell: collaged imagery evoking memories of lake summers

Read a review!


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 17



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Based in Los Angeles, Edie Fake explores themes of gender, sexuality, and identity through illustration, painting, and comic book design. This exhibition presents a selection of Fake's meticulously rendered gouache and ink architectural drawings, which focus on facade and ornamentation as a way to understand our bodies, selves, and the importance of the spaces we inhabit.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 17



Focus
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

A new exhibition series at the Everson, FOCUS presents a few selected works from the museum's collection in order to spark dialogue about how objects relate to one another across time, medium, and subject matter.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 17



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For over 20 years, Sheila Pepe has constructed large-scale, ephemeral installations and sculpture made out of domestic and industrial fibrous materials. This exhibition, the first mid-career survey of Pepe's work, examines how the artist often plays with feminist and craft traditions to counter patriarchal notions of recognized or accepted forms of art making.

Hot Mess Formalism is organized by the Phoenix Art Museum and is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalog.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 17



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

This exhibition, the first museum retrospective of American artist Jeff Donaldson (1932-2004), explores four decades of the artist's career, spanning from his activist roots in Chicago as a founding member of the AfriCOBRA movement to his influence on future generations of artists as a professor at Howard University. Donaldson's work is an amalgamation of energetic colors, intricate patterns, and African iconography that celebrates the history of African art and the roots of black culture. Featuring paintings, prints, and mixed media works, the exhibition reflects on Donaldson's deep belief in the responsibility of an artist to create work that is both socially relevant and visually striking, as well as his tireless fight for equality and pride in his heritage.

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 17



Recent Acquisitions in Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson began collecting ceramics in 1916 with a purchase of 32 porcelains by preeminent Arts and Crafts potter Adelaide Alsop Robineau, which ultimately built the framework for the Museum's focus on works in clay. In 2016, the Museum unveiled a new ceramics gallery and implemented a plan to actively acquire new works for the ceramics collection, which now numbers more than 5000 works dating from antiquity to the present day. This exhibition features a small and diverse selection of works acquired over the last three years through gifts and purchases. Forty-nine ceramics entered the collection during this period, ranging from functional vessels made by the South American Chavin civilization between the ninth and third centuries BCE to sculptural objects created by contemporary artists across America.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 17



From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics" highlights the rich continuing history of California, Oregon, and Washington artists working in a wide variety of aesthetics, scale, and conceptual styles. The exhibition surveys iconic works from the Museum's collection beginning in the 1950s, to works created in today's dynamic cultural and artistic landscape, capturing the spirit and innovations synonymous with West Coast art over the last six decades.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 17



Ripple Effect: Altering the Face of Nature
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Ripple Effect" is a critical exploration of the changing relationship between humans and nature sparked by industrialization. This is the inaugural exhibition curated by the Everson Teen Arts Council, a group of 20 high school students from Onondaga County, using the Museum's collection as inspiration for this exhibition.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 17



Transformación: Posters from Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer
Community Folk Art Center

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

In keeping with the theme of Art in an Age of Protest, our winter exhibition is Transformación: Posters from Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer (TANA), a show in partnership with University of California at Davis Department of Chicano/a Studies.

Visiting members of TANA include Malaquias Montoya, Drucella Anne Miranda, and Jose Arenas.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 17



Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County
Onondaga Historical Association

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

"Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County" features oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings, photographs, and pastel drawings of winter scenes of Syracuse and Onondaga County from area artists and photographers. Snowy Splendor 2017-2018 marks the fifth anniversary of this popular exhibit that highlights artwork created by community artists.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 17



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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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, March 17



We All Fall Down: The Art of Donalee Peden Wesley
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

The mixed-media drawings in this exhibition focus on the human/animal relationship. They are a testament to the plight of animals when forced to interact with humans. Encroachment, factory farming, medical research, military experiments, fur industry, trophy hunters, puppy mills, and extinction are a few of the topics addressed. Peden Wesley chooses not to show the horrific or to shock, but to address the issues and invite the viewer to reflect, discuss, question, and in turn help to resolve problems.

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7:30 PM - 11:00 PM, March 17



AKIN: Keren Shavit & Eva Marie Rødbro?
Urban Video Project

Price: Free
Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Screening begins at dusk.

The title of the exhibition points to parallels in Rødbro's and Shavit's artistic process. Both artists have work that involves them integrating into and establishing relationships within the family structures and tightly knit subcultures that they document. The title also points to the ways that both artists make the process of watching uncomfortable for the audience in ways that lead us to reflect on our own beliefs and assumptions. In the triangle of artist-subject-audience, Rødbro and Shavit don't give us signposts telling us how to respond to the images they create or where they stand as the documentarians. The artists work with vulnerable subjects: a young child trying to make sense of the adult complexities of their family life and their struggling single parent a rabbit being roughly handled at a show and the older "gentleman" who clearly takes his hobby as a rabbit fancier very seriously.

The presence of the artist behind the camera — and sometimes in front of it — adds another layer of uncertainty for us as audience members. We are led to wonder why they are there and how they gained such intimate access, questions which point to the complex relationships at the heart of all documentary. While the images are uncomfortable to watch, the artists do not give us direction on how to judge the characters or whether we should be judging them at all. The fact that much of the imagery is beautiful and compelling makes our position even more conflicted, because we do not want to simply look away. In our ambivalent position, questions of belonging and identification get messy. During a cultural moment in which the politics of looking are more fraught than ever, we are left to wonder, who do we connect with? Who is our "kin"?


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Film
 

7:30 PM, March 17



Cinemagogue: When Do We Eat?
Temple Society of Concord

Temple Society of Concord
910 Madison St., Syracuse


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Music
 

7:30 PM, March 17



Pops Series: Celtic Celebration: Music of the Emerald Isle
Symphoria
Sean O'Loughlin, conductor
Featuring Maria Millar, violin

Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Join us on this magical celebration of the Emerald Isle, with Maria Kaneko Millar, a violinist whose credits include 170 performances as Solo Dancing Fiddler in Riverdance On Broadway and the North American and Asian tours of Riverdance: The Show.


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7:30 PM, March 17



Chiara String Quartet
Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music

Price: $25 regular, $20 seniors, $15 ages 30 and under, free for full-time students and holders of EBT/SNAP cards
H. W. Smith School Auditorium
1130 Salt Springs Rd., Syracuse

Debussy String Quartet in G Minor, op. 10
Pierre Jalbert String Quartet no. 6
Shostakovich String Quartet no. 8 in C Minor, op. 110


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Theater
 

12:30 PM, March 17



Alice in Wonderland
Magic Circle Children's Theatre

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

Interactive version of the children's classic.


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7:00 PM, March 17



Cinderella
Corcoran High School

Price: $8 adults, $5 students
Corcoran High School
919 Glenwood Ave., Syracuse


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7:00 PM, March 17



Beauty and the Beast
Henninger High School
Bill Bondi, director

Price: $6 in advance, $10 at the door
Henninger High School
600 Robinson St., Syracuse


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7:00 PM, March 17



Oklahoma!
Cicero-North Syracuse High School

Price: $12 reserved seats; $10 regular, $8 students/seniors general admission
Cicero-North Syracuse High School
6002 State Route 31, Cicero

Tickets are available by calling 315-218-4002 during school hours. Tickets will also be available at the door on a first come-first served basis. Reserved seats are only available by calling the school number. For more information, visit nscsd.org.


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7:30 PM, March 17



Little Shop of Horrors
Manlius Pebble Hill Upper School

Price: $15
Manlius Pebble Hill School
5300 Jamesville Rd., Dewitt

Tickets available online at mph.ticketleap.com.


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7:30 PM, March 17



Young Frankenstein
Jordan-Elbridge High School

Jordan-Elbridge High School
Hamilton Road, Jordan

Reserved tickets can be purchased online at www.jecsd.org/drama or by calling 315-689-8500 ext. 1700.


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8:00 PM, March 17



The Bridges of Madison County
Appleseed Productions

Atonement Lutheran Church
116 W. Glen Ave., Syracuse

Music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown. Starring Aubrey Ludington Panek and Jason Bean.

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8:00 PM, March 17



A Few Good Men
Central New York Playhouse
Dustin Czarny, director

CNY Playhouse
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 4 (adjacent to parking garage), Dewitt

This Broadway hit about the trial of two Marines for complicity in the death of a fellow Marine at Guantanamo Bay sizzles on stage. The Navy lawyer, a callow young man more interested in softball games than the case, expects a plea bargain and a cover-up of what really happened. Prodded by a female member of his defense team, the lawyer eventually makes a valiant effort to defend his clients and, in so doing, puts the military mentality and the Marine code of honor on trial.

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8:00 PM, March 17



Sense and Sensibility
LeMoyne College

Price: $15 regular, $10 seniors, $5 students
Coyne Center for the Performing Arts
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

A playful new adaptation by Kate Hamill of Jane Austen's beloved novel follows the fortunes (and misfortunes) of the Dashwood sisters, set in gossipy late 18th-century England, and full of humor, emotional depth, and bold theatricality.

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8:00 PM, March 17



On Golden Pond
Redhouse
Vincent J. Cardinal, director

Redhouse at City Center Mainstage
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Redhouse Arts Center is thrilled to inaugurate its new City Center home with Ernest Thompson's classic On Golden Pond. Don't miss this gorgeously witty and heart warming classic featuring an all-star cast.

On Golden Pond charts the poignant love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the 48th year. He is a curmudgeonly retired professor nearing 80. Ethel, 10 years younger, delights in the small things that have enriched their long life together. Their respite is interrupted by the arrival of their estranged daughter, her fiancé, and his teenage son. When Norman develops an unlikely friendship with the boy, it reinvigorates the grumpy retired professor and highlights the rocky relationship between this father and his now middle-aged daughter. As the summer days grow short, there is still time for their family to heal, and to rediscover the joys in everyday life. On Golden Pond is a touching and funny observance of life, family and the "golden years."

Actor Fred Grandy, lovingly known as "Gopher" by fans who watched him on the long-running TV Series The Love Boat, stars as Norman Thayer alongside his real-life daughter, Broadway star Marya Grandy as Chelsea. This will mark the first time the Grandys portray father and daughter together on stage.

On-site parking is available in the attached garage on Clinton Street.

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Sunday, March 18, 2018


Art
 

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 18



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, March 18



Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County
Onondaga Historical Association

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

"Snowy Splendor: Winter Scenes of Onondaga County" features oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings, photographs, and pastel drawings of winter scenes of Syracuse and Onondaga County from area artists and photographers. Snowy Splendor 2017-2018 marks the fifth anniversary of this popular exhibit that highlights artwork created by community artists.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 18



Ripple Effect: Altering the Face of Nature
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Ripple Effect" is a critical exploration of the changing relationship between humans and nature sparked by industrialization. This is the inaugural exhibition curated by the Everson Teen Arts Council, a group of 20 high school students from Onondaga County, using the Museum's collection as inspiration for this exhibition.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 18



From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics" highlights the rich continuing history of California, Oregon, and Washington artists working in a wide variety of aesthetics, scale, and conceptual styles. The exhibition surveys iconic works from the Museum's collection beginning in the 1950s, to works created in today's dynamic cultural and artistic landscape, capturing the spirit and innovations synonymous with West Coast art over the last six decades.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 18



Recent Acquisitions in Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson began collecting ceramics in 1916 with a purchase of 32 porcelains by preeminent Arts and Crafts potter Adelaide Alsop Robineau, which ultimately built the framework for the Museum's focus on works in clay. In 2016, the Museum unveiled a new ceramics gallery and implemented a plan to actively acquire new works for the ceramics collection, which now numbers more than 5000 works dating from antiquity to the present day. This exhibition features a small and diverse selection of works acquired over the last three years through gifts and purchases. Forty-nine ceramics entered the collection during this period, ranging from functional vessels made by the South American Chavin civilization between the ninth and third centuries BCE to sculptural objects created by contemporary artists across America.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 18



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

This exhibition, the first museum retrospective of American artist Jeff Donaldson (1932-2004), explores four decades of the artist's career, spanning from his activist roots in Chicago as a founding member of the AfriCOBRA movement to his influence on future generations of artists as a professor at Howard University. Donaldson's work is an amalgamation of energetic colors, intricate patterns, and African iconography that celebrates the history of African art and the roots of black culture. Featuring paintings, prints, and mixed media works, the exhibition reflects on Donaldson's deep belief in the responsibility of an artist to create work that is both socially relevant and visually striking, as well as his tireless fight for equality and pride in his heritage.

Read a review!


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 18



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For over 20 years, Sheila Pepe has constructed large-scale, ephemeral installations and sculpture made out of domestic and industrial fibrous materials. This exhibition, the first mid-career survey of Pepe's work, examines how the artist often plays with feminist and craft traditions to counter patriarchal notions of recognized or accepted forms of art making.

Hot Mess Formalism is organized by the Phoenix Art Museum and is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalog.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 18



Focus
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

A new exhibition series at the Everson, FOCUS presents a few selected works from the museum's collection in order to spark dialogue about how objects relate to one another across time, medium, and subject matter.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 18



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Based in Los Angeles, Edie Fake explores themes of gender, sexuality, and identity through illustration, painting, and comic book design. This exhibition presents a selection of Fake's meticulously rendered gouache and ink architectural drawings, which focus on facade and ornamentation as a way to understand our bodies, selves, and the importance of the spaces we inhabit.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 18



Central New York Watercolor Society Signature Show
LeMoyne College

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


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Comedy
 

7:00 PM, March 18



Bill Engvall

Price: $39, $49, $59 plus fees
Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse


Grammy-nominated blue collar comedian, Bill Engvall, will perform his new stand-up routine. Tickets available at the Oncenter Box Office (760 S. State Street), by phone at 800-745-3000, or online via www.ticketmaster.com.


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Lecture
 

2:00 PM, March 18



Seamus Kirst
Strathmore Speakers Series

Price: Free
Onondaga Park Fire Barn
W. Colvin St. and Summit Ave., Syracuse


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Music
 

5:00 PM, March 18



Blues Vespers: Joanna Jewett
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: Free
Pebble Hill Presbyterian Church
5299 Jamesville Rd., Dewitt

These informal events are not church services. They are open to people of all faiths. Music is drawn from sacred and secular sources, accompanied by inspirational readings.


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, March 18



The Bridges of Madison County
Appleseed Productions

Atonement Lutheran Church
116 W. Glen Ave., Syracuse

Music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown. Starring Aubrey Ludington Panek and Jason Bean.

Read a Review!


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2:00 PM, March 18



A Few Good Men
Central New York Playhouse
Dustin Czarny, director

CNY Playhouse
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 4 (adjacent to parking garage), Dewitt

This Broadway hit about the trial of two Marines for complicity in the death of a fellow Marine at Guantanamo Bay sizzles on stage. The Navy lawyer, a callow young man more interested in softball games than the case, expects a plea bargain and a cover-up of what really happened. Prodded by a female member of his defense team, the lawyer eventually makes a valiant effort to defend his clients and, in so doing, puts the military mentality and the Marine code of honor on trial.

Read a Review!


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2:00 PM, March 18



Little Shop of Horrors
Manlius Pebble Hill Upper School

Price: $15
Manlius Pebble Hill School
5300 Jamesville Rd., Dewitt

Tickets available online at mph.ticketleap.com.


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2:00 PM, March 18



On Golden Pond
Redhouse
Vincent J. Cardinal, director

Redhouse at City Center Mainstage
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Redhouse Arts Center is thrilled to inaugurate its new City Center home with Ernest Thompson's classic On Golden Pond. Don't miss this gorgeously witty and heart warming classic featuring an all-star cast.

On Golden Pond charts the poignant love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the 48th year. He is a curmudgeonly retired professor nearing 80. Ethel, 10 years younger, delights in the small things that have enriched their long life together. Their respite is interrupted by the arrival of their estranged daughter, her fiancé, and his teenage son. When Norman develops an unlikely friendship with the boy, it reinvigorates the grumpy retired professor and highlights the rocky relationship between this father and his now middle-aged daughter. As the summer days grow short, there is still time for their family to heal, and to rediscover the joys in everyday life. On Golden Pond is a touching and funny observance of life, family and the "golden years."

Actor Fred Grandy, lovingly known as "Gopher" by fans who watched him on the long-running TV Series The Love Boat, stars as Norman Thayer alongside his real-life daughter, Broadway star Marya Grandy as Chelsea. This will mark the first time the Grandys portray father and daughter together on stage.

On-site parking is available in the attached garage on Clinton Street.

Read a Review!


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