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Events for Thursday, January 17, 2019

8:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Marcela Hanford: Large-Scale Figurative Drawings and Paintings SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Holiday in the City Art Show Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103 Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Nature of Things Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor in the clearing. Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980 Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865 SU Art Galleries (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Highlights from the Permanent Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor (Re) Generation: Women Artists After 60 Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018 Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Archives: Video in America Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Marta Chilindron: GEO Point of Contact Gallery

6:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jazz at the Magnolia: Melissa Gardiner CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

6:45 PM No Time for Death Acme Mystery Company

8:00 PM Blithe Spirit Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

Events for Friday, January 18, 2019

8:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Marcela Hanford: Large-Scale Figurative Drawings and Paintings SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Holiday in the City Art Show Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103 Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Nature of Things Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor in the clearing. Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980 Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865 SU Art Galleries (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Highlights from the Permanent Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Archives: Video in America Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018 Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor (Re) Generation: Women Artists After 60 Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Marta Chilindron: GEO Point of Contact Gallery

8:00 PM The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Baldwinsville Theatre Guild (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Blithe Spirit Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The LYNNeS Folkus Project

Events for Saturday, January 19, 2019

10:00 AM-2:00 PM Nature of Things Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Highlights from the Permanent Collection Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor (Re) Generation: Women Artists After 60 Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018 Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Archives: Video in America Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Opening: Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor in the clearing. Community Folk Art Center

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980 Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM *CANCELLED* World of Puppets: Grandfather Frost's Stories of Russia Open Hand Theater

11:00 AM-3:00 PM The Connective Corridor *CLOSING EARLY* A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865 SU Art Galleries (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-3:00 PM The Connective Corridor *CLOSING EARLY* Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-3:00 PM The Connective Corridor *CLOSING EARLY* Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint SU Art Galleries

12:30 PM Beauty and the Beast Magic Circle Children's Theatre

1:00 PM-3:00 PM The Connective Corridor *CLOSING EARLY* Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM-3:00 PM The Connective Corridor *CLOSING EARLY* 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

3:00 PM The Connective Corridor Weird! The Musical

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor *POSTPONED* Darci Lynne and Friends Landmark Theatre

7:00 PM *POSTPONED* Baldwinsville Pep Band: 10th Anniversary Record Release Show Palace Theatre

7:00 PM *CANCELLED** Tony Trischka in Concert Temple Society of Concord

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Weird! The Musical

8:00 PM The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Baldwinsville Theatre Guild (Read a review!)

8:00 PM *CANCELLED* Blithe Spirit Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

Events for Sunday, January 20, 2019

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980 Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865 SU Art Galleries (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Highlights from the Permanent Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Archives: Video in America Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018 Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor (Re) Generation: Women Artists After 60 Everson Museum of Art

1:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

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

2:00 PM Blithe Spirit Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

3:00 PM The Connective Corridor *CANCELLED* Weird! The Musical

Events for Monday, January 21, 2019

8:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Marcela Hanford: Large-Scale Figurative Drawings and Paintings SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Marta Chilindron: GEO Point of Contact Gallery

Events for Tuesday, January 22, 2019

8:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Marcela Hanford: Large-Scale Figurative Drawings and Paintings SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103 Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Nature of Things Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor in the clearing. Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865 SU Art Galleries (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Marta Chilindron: GEO Point of Contact Gallery

Events for Wednesday, January 23, 2019

8:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Marcela Hanford: Large-Scale Figurative Drawings and Paintings SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-7:00 PM The Connective Corridor We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103 Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Nature of Things Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor in the clearing. Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980 Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865 SU Art Galleries (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-2:00 PM Jazz at the Plaza: Edgar Pagan's GPL CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Highlights from the Permanent Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018 Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Archives: Video in America Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Marta Chilindron: GEO Point of Contact Gallery

12:15 PM The Connective Corridor Lunchtime Lecture: A Stirring Song: Special Gallery Tour with Historian Dennis Connors SU Art Galleries

5:30 PM-8:30 PM Jazz at the Cavalier: Jon Seiger CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

7:00 PM Paul the Beatle Listening Room at 443

Events for Thursday, January 24, 2019

8:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Marcela Hanford: Large-Scale Figurative Drawings and Paintings SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103 Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Nature of Things Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor in the clearing. Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980 Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865 SU Art Galleries (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Highlights from the Permanent Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Archives: Video in America Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018 Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Marta Chilindron: GEO Point of Contact Gallery

6:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jazz at the Magnolia: Edgar Pagan's GPL CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

6:45 PM No Time for Death Acme Mystery Company

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Preview: Almost, Maine Redhouse (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Blithe Spirit Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

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Thursday, January 17, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 17



Marcela Hanford: Large-Scale Figurative Drawings and Paintings
SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

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


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



Holiday in the City Art Show
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery
CNY Art Guild

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

Join CNY Art Guild for an opportunity to view and purchase original art: acrylic, oil, pastel, photography, watercolor, glass, alcohol inks, ceramics, scratchboard, and much more.


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



We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

The bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, on December 21, 1988 claimed the lives of 270 individuals from 21 nations. Among those lost were 35 students returning home from a semester abroad through Syracuse University. This exhibition of materials donated to the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster by the victims' families, friends, advocates, and affected communities commemorates the 30th anniversary of the tragedy through an exploration of the ways in which the lives of the victims have been remembered. Whether through scholarship, public advocacy, art, or physical memorials, we ensure their lives and the lessons learned from their deaths are not forgotten.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, January 17



Nature of Things
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Rob Glisson: landscape oil paintings
Karen Jean Smith: nature-based trompe l'oeil ceramics
Adriana Meiss: landscape oil paintings

Read a review!


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



in the clearing.
Community Folk Art Center

Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"in the clearing.", curated by Evan Starling-Davis, is a multidisciplinary art installation exploring the emotional ripple effects of individuals residing within systemic gun violence of America's Rust Belt region. Interrogating the extremities of a community, the ensemble of work combines elements of literature, video art, collage, painting, and audio clippings to framework a sensoria of storytelling— or the sum of one's perception to interpret environment via staged narrative.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 17



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

Rodrigo Valenzuela's work boldly addresses themes of labor, power, and representation. For a Chilean artist living in America at a moment in which the president of the United States continues pressing for a border wall, the underlying narrative of Valenzuela's work — of immigration and the struggles of the working class — is as charged as ever.

The title of the exhibition, American Type, refers to a 1955 essay in which art critic Clement Greenberg frames the work of abstract expressionist painters such as Pollock, Kline, Motherwell, and Rothko as distinctly American. Greenberg proposed that post-war American painting was more about the act of painting itself than about any complex idea of representation. Valenzuela finds it interesting to challenge this concept and, as he puts it, to contemplate "how much the absence of content has become the American gold." He doesn't argue that abstraction is necessarily without subject or emotion, but Valenzuela questions Greenberg and art world elitism more generally by making his own subversive abstractions that he imbues with social-political meaning.

Valenzuela's approach to representation in his work draws our attention to the extensive labor of his artistic process. Every aspect of his work shows a trace of his own labor, from the building of studio assemblages, to the photographic steps that lead to the final prints. Even the wooden frames that hold the work have been cut, assembled, and painted by his hand. Labor is inherent in the making of all art, but for Valenzuela it becomes a compelling central subject.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 17



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual is a juried exhibition of work by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

Exhibiting students include Pat Boland, Chloe Conklin Woodrow, Mollie M. Crandell, Catherine E. Doherty, Nicolo Orson Gilmore, Charlotte Lester, Nick Polyzoides, Tyanna Asia Seton, Siyaka Taylor-Lewis, and Junxiu Wang.


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



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

So many Central New Yorkers have fond memories of coming to Syracuse and taking in the shops, the sights, and the sounds of Salina Street, the heart of Downtown. This exhibit re-creates Salina Street in our large first-floor gallery, using photographs and artifacts from the many shops, so that visitors to our downtown museum can "stroll" down the grand old street once again.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, January 17



A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865
SU Art Galleries

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

This critically acclaimed exhibition features over 80 contemporary photographic works by artist and curator William Earle Williams, presented alongside related historical objects that together depict the often invisible journey from slavery to freedom in the United States.

Read a review!


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, January 17



Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar
SU Art Galleries

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

"Seeing the Light of Day" is an exhibition curated from the perspective of the Registrar, Laura J. Wellner, that brings together an eclectic and whimsical sampling of artwork that have never been on display in our galleries.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, January 17



Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint
SU Art Galleries

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

"Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint" brings together numerous examples of the experimental process by Thrash and other colleagues working in the Fine Print Workshop.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 17



Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1875, the Social Art Club is a women's club dedicated to the study of art in a group setting. The Club has an extensive history of supporting the Everson, including financial support for the acquisition of some of the Museum's most iconic pieces, such as Adrian Saxe's Untitled vessel from 1980, which graces the cover of the Museum's American Ceramics catalog. Over the past decade, the Social Art Club's gifts have strengthened the Everson's connections to Central New York through donations of work by indigenous and regional artists.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 17



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Showcasing the depth of the Everson's collection, Highlights from the Permanent Collection presents 150 years of American art, from early 19th-century portraiture to the Pop Art of the 1960s. This exhibition features many visitor favorites, including work by Albert Bierstadt, Eastman Johnson, Lee Krasner, Grandma Moses, Jackson Pollock, and Gilbert Stuart.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 17



(Re) Generation: Women Artists After 60
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

(Re) Generation: Women Artists After 60 explores the creative and transformative power of age for women artists working and thriving in the contemporary art world. This exhibition is presented through the Everson's Community exhibitions programs.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 17



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Since 2015, the Everson has acquired nearly 400 works for its collection, ranging from monumental installation pieces to small ceramic sculptures. This exhibition features a selection of these recent acquisitions, including work that has never before been on view. Acquired through generous gifts from donors and artists or purchased using the Museum's acquisition funds, these works represent the Everson's long-standing commitment to collecting and exhibiting the best of modern and contemporary art.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 17



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson's commitment to video art began in 1971 with the launch of one of the first exhibition programs in the country to feature the work of video artists, and today the Everson's historic video art collection contains over 400 tapes. Over the last several years, the Museum has worked to conserve and digitize a significant portion of the collection and this exhibition features a number of the newly digitized works.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 17



Marta Chilindron: GEO
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Point of Contact presents a selection of both contrasting and complimentary works by Marta Chilindron.

Chilindron's works range from the geometrically abstract to the organic and the environmental. While at first glance these aesthetic styles appear to be contradictory, this exhibition aims to highlight the common ground — the point of contact — where the works' shared formal elements emerge.


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Music
 

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, January 17



Jazz at the Magnolia: Melissa Gardiner
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: No cover
Sugar Magnolia Bistro
316 S. Clinton St., Syracuse


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Theater
 

6:45 PM, January 17



No Time for Death
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

Shirley Maxwell has gathered the media together to announce that her company, Wonder Labs, is back on the map with the unveiling of an incredible new invention: a time machine! Insiders say it was invented by lab assistant Nick Van Castle. Or was it really invented by has-been inventor Nathan Brandmark? Or was it stolen by Nathan who used it to go back in time and claim he invented it? Or the other way around? Whatever happened, one thing's for sure: the clock is ticking down on someone.


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8:00 PM, January 17



Blithe Spirit
Central New York Playhouse
Peter Fekete, director

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

The smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages, this much-revived classic from Noel Coward, the playwright of Private Lives, offers up fussy, cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira who is called up by a visiting "happy medium," one Madame Arcati. As the (worldly and un-) personalities clash, Charles' current wife, Ruth, is accidentally killed, "passes over," joins Elvira, and the two "blithe spirits" haunt the hapless Charles into perpetuity.


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Friday, January 18, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 18



Marcela Hanford: Large-Scale Figurative Drawings and Paintings
SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

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


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 18



Holiday in the City Art Show
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery
CNY Art Guild

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

Join CNY Art Guild for an opportunity to view and purchase original art: acrylic, oil, pastel, photography, watercolor, glass, alcohol inks, ceramics, scratchboard, and much more.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 18



We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

The bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, on December 21, 1988 claimed the lives of 270 individuals from 21 nations. Among those lost were 35 students returning home from a semester abroad through Syracuse University. This exhibition of materials donated to the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster by the victims' families, friends, advocates, and affected communities commemorates the 30th anniversary of the tragedy through an exploration of the ways in which the lives of the victims have been remembered. Whether through scholarship, public advocacy, art, or physical memorials, we ensure their lives and the lessons learned from their deaths are not forgotten.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, January 18



Nature of Things
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Rob Glisson: landscape oil paintings
Karen Jean Smith: nature-based trompe l'oeil ceramics
Adriana Meiss: landscape oil paintings

Read a review!


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 18



in the clearing.
Community Folk Art Center

Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"in the clearing.", curated by Evan Starling-Davis, is a multidisciplinary art installation exploring the emotional ripple effects of individuals residing within systemic gun violence of America's Rust Belt region. Interrogating the extremities of a community, the ensemble of work combines elements of literature, video art, collage, painting, and audio clippings to framework a sensoria of storytelling— or the sum of one's perception to interpret environment via staged narrative.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, January 18



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

Rodrigo Valenzuela's work boldly addresses themes of labor, power, and representation. For a Chilean artist living in America at a moment in which the president of the United States continues pressing for a border wall, the underlying narrative of Valenzuela's work — of immigration and the struggles of the working class — is as charged as ever.

The title of the exhibition, American Type, refers to a 1955 essay in which art critic Clement Greenberg frames the work of abstract expressionist painters such as Pollock, Kline, Motherwell, and Rothko as distinctly American. Greenberg proposed that post-war American painting was more about the act of painting itself than about any complex idea of representation. Valenzuela finds it interesting to challenge this concept and, as he puts it, to contemplate "how much the absence of content has become the American gold." He doesn't argue that abstraction is necessarily without subject or emotion, but Valenzuela questions Greenberg and art world elitism more generally by making his own subversive abstractions that he imbues with social-political meaning.

Valenzuela's approach to representation in his work draws our attention to the extensive labor of his artistic process. Every aspect of his work shows a trace of his own labor, from the building of studio assemblages, to the photographic steps that lead to the final prints. Even the wooden frames that hold the work have been cut, assembled, and painted by his hand. Labor is inherent in the making of all art, but for Valenzuela it becomes a compelling central subject.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, January 18



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual is a juried exhibition of work by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

Exhibiting students include Pat Boland, Chloe Conklin Woodrow, Mollie M. Crandell, Catherine E. Doherty, Nicolo Orson Gilmore, Charlotte Lester, Nick Polyzoides, Tyanna Asia Seton, Siyaka Taylor-Lewis, and Junxiu Wang.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, January 18



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

So many Central New Yorkers have fond memories of coming to Syracuse and taking in the shops, the sights, and the sounds of Salina Street, the heart of Downtown. This exhibit re-creates Salina Street in our large first-floor gallery, using photographs and artifacts from the many shops, so that visitors to our downtown museum can "stroll" down the grand old street once again.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 18



Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar
SU Art Galleries

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

"Seeing the Light of Day" is an exhibition curated from the perspective of the Registrar, Laura J. Wellner, that brings together an eclectic and whimsical sampling of artwork that have never been on display in our galleries.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 18



A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865
SU Art Galleries

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

This critically acclaimed exhibition features over 80 contemporary photographic works by artist and curator William Earle Williams, presented alongside related historical objects that together depict the often invisible journey from slavery to freedom in the United States.

Read a review!


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 18



Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint
SU Art Galleries

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

"Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint" brings together numerous examples of the experimental process by Thrash and other colleagues working in the Fine Print Workshop.


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



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Showcasing the depth of the Everson's collection, Highlights from the Permanent Collection presents 150 years of American art, from early 19th-century portraiture to the Pop Art of the 1960s. This exhibition features many visitor favorites, including work by Albert Bierstadt, Eastman Johnson, Lee Krasner, Grandma Moses, Jackson Pollock, and Gilbert Stuart.


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



Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1875, the Social Art Club is a women's club dedicated to the study of art in a group setting. The Club has an extensive history of supporting the Everson, including financial support for the acquisition of some of the Museum's most iconic pieces, such as Adrian Saxe's Untitled vessel from 1980, which graces the cover of the Museum's American Ceramics catalog. Over the past decade, the Social Art Club's gifts have strengthened the Everson's connections to Central New York through donations of work by indigenous and regional artists.


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



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson's commitment to video art began in 1971 with the launch of one of the first exhibition programs in the country to feature the work of video artists, and today the Everson's historic video art collection contains over 400 tapes. Over the last several years, the Museum has worked to conserve and digitize a significant portion of the collection and this exhibition features a number of the newly digitized works.


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



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Since 2015, the Everson has acquired nearly 400 works for its collection, ranging from monumental installation pieces to small ceramic sculptures. This exhibition features a selection of these recent acquisitions, including work that has never before been on view. Acquired through generous gifts from donors and artists or purchased using the Museum's acquisition funds, these works represent the Everson's long-standing commitment to collecting and exhibiting the best of modern and contemporary art.


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



(Re) Generation: Women Artists After 60
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

(Re) Generation: Women Artists After 60 explores the creative and transformative power of age for women artists working and thriving in the contemporary art world. This exhibition is presented through the Everson's Community exhibitions programs.


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



Marta Chilindron: GEO
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Point of Contact presents a selection of both contrasting and complimentary works by Marta Chilindron.

Chilindron's works range from the geometrically abstract to the organic and the environmental. While at first glance these aesthetic styles appear to be contradictory, this exhibition aims to highlight the common ground — the point of contact — where the works' shared formal elements emerge.


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Music
 

8:00 PM, January 18



The LYNNeS
Folkus Project

Price: $18 regular, $15 members
May Memorial Unitarian Society
3800 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

The two witty songwriters play off each other live, often leaving the audience howling with laughter with their between-song banter. Lynn Miles has a slight edge in the humor department, not surprising given Lynne Hanson's burden of a lifetime of carrying the weight of a superfluous E. In addition to their beautiful harmonies, the two are skilled multi-instrumental musicians (acoustic and electric guitars, piano, harmonica, mandolin, percussion).

Miles is one of Canada's most accomplished singer/songwriters, with fourteen albums to her credit, the winner of four Canadian Folk Music awards (including 2011 English Songwriter of the Year), and a 2003 Juno Award for Roots and Traditional Solo Album of the Year. Her song "Black Flowers" appeared on Claire Lynch's Grammy-nominated album "North By South."

Hanson has been playing her brand of "porch music with a little red dirt" for the past 10 years, has released 6 albums, won the Colleen Peterson Award for songwriting, and been nominated for a Canadian Folk Music Award.


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Theater
 

8:00 PM, January 18



The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Baldwinsville Theatre Guild
Colin Keating, director

Price: $28 regular, $24 students/seniors ($5 discount for members)
First Presbyterian Church of Baldwinsville
64 Oswego St., Baldwinsville

Audience members are captivated as an eclectic group of sixth-graders arrives at the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, each eager to win for very different reasons. Sweet and shy Olive brings only her best friend (the dictionary) with her to the bee; bold and hyperallergic speller William Barfee uses his "magic foot" to propel him to greatness; former champion Chip is struggling with his burgeoning puberty; easily distracted Leaf is unconvinced that he's smart enough to be a challenger; overachiever Marcy is disappointed by her consistent success; and politically aware Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre only wants to impress her gay dads. In hilarious, touching, and catchy songs, each speller reveals his/her hopes, struggles, and passions as they make their way through the competition.

?The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee will have the audience falling in love, both with the show itself and its "perspicacious," "jocular," and "effervescent" spellers.

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8:00 PM, January 18



Blithe Spirit
Central New York Playhouse
Peter Fekete, director

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

The smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages, this much-revived classic from Noel Coward, the playwright of Private Lives, offers up fussy, cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira who is called up by a visiting "happy medium," one Madame Arcati. As the (worldly and un-) personalities clash, Charles' current wife, Ruth, is accidentally killed, "passes over," joins Elvira, and the two "blithe spirits" haunt the hapless Charles into perpetuity.


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Saturday, January 19, 2019


Art
 

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, January 19



Nature of Things
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Rob Glisson: landscape oil paintings
Karen Jean Smith: nature-based trompe l'oeil ceramics
Adriana Meiss: landscape oil paintings

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 19



Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1875, the Social Art Club is a women's club dedicated to the study of art in a group setting. The Club has an extensive history of supporting the Everson, including financial support for the acquisition of some of the Museum's most iconic pieces, such as Adrian Saxe's Untitled vessel from 1980, which graces the cover of the Museum's American Ceramics catalog. Over the past decade, the Social Art Club's gifts have strengthened the Everson's connections to Central New York through donations of work by indigenous and regional artists.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 19



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Showcasing the depth of the Everson's collection, Highlights from the Permanent Collection presents 150 years of American art, from early 19th-century portraiture to the Pop Art of the 1960s. This exhibition features many visitor favorites, including work by Albert Bierstadt, Eastman Johnson, Lee Krasner, Grandma Moses, Jackson Pollock, and Gilbert Stuart.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 19



(Re) Generation: Women Artists After 60
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

(Re) Generation: Women Artists After 60 explores the creative and transformative power of age for women artists working and thriving in the contemporary art world. This exhibition is presented through the Everson's Community exhibitions programs.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 19



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Since 2015, the Everson has acquired nearly 400 works for its collection, ranging from monumental installation pieces to small ceramic sculptures. This exhibition features a selection of these recent acquisitions, including work that has never before been on view. Acquired through generous gifts from donors and artists or purchased using the Museum's acquisition funds, these works represent the Everson's long-standing commitment to collecting and exhibiting the best of modern and contemporary art.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 19



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson's commitment to video art began in 1971 with the launch of one of the first exhibition programs in the country to feature the work of video artists, and today the Everson's historic video art collection contains over 400 tapes. Over the last several years, the Museum has worked to conserve and digitize a significant portion of the collection and this exhibition features a number of the newly digitized works.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 19



Opening: Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Dating back to the Ceramic National exhibitions, which began in 1932, the Everson has a rich history of supporting artists who explore the figure. Artists like Viktor Schreckengost, Edris Eckhardt, and Waylande Gregory routinely received awards and critical acclaim for their work. "Key Figures" examines the larger-than-life artists who shaped an art movement, and features select works from a new generation of artists who are building on this legacy by using the figure to explore identity, narrative, and allegory.

Read a review!


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 19



in the clearing.
Community Folk Art Center

Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"in the clearing.", curated by Evan Starling-Davis, is a multidisciplinary art installation exploring the emotional ripple effects of individuals residing within systemic gun violence of America's Rust Belt region. Interrogating the extremities of a community, the ensemble of work combines elements of literature, video art, collage, painting, and audio clippings to framework a sensoria of storytelling— or the sum of one's perception to interpret environment via staged narrative.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, January 19



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

So many Central New Yorkers have fond memories of coming to Syracuse and taking in the shops, the sights, and the sounds of Salina Street, the heart of Downtown. This exhibit re-creates Salina Street in our large first-floor gallery, using photographs and artifacts from the many shops, so that visitors to our downtown museum can "stroll" down the grand old street once again.


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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, January 19



*CLOSING EARLY* A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865
SU Art Galleries

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

The gallery is closing early today due to the weather.

This critically acclaimed exhibition features over 80 contemporary photographic works by artist and curator William Earle Williams, presented alongside related historical objects that together depict the often invisible journey from slavery to freedom in the United States.

Read a review!


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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, January 19



*CLOSING EARLY* Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar
SU Art Galleries

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

The gallery is closing early today due to the weather.

"Seeing the Light of Day" is an exhibition curated from the perspective of the Registrar, Laura J. Wellner, that brings together an eclectic and whimsical sampling of artwork that have never been on display in our galleries.


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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, January 19



*CLOSING EARLY* Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint
SU Art Galleries

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

The gallery is closing early today due to the weather.

"Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint" brings together numerous examples of the experimental process by Thrash and other colleagues working in the Fine Print Workshop.


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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, January 19



*CLOSING EARLY* Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is closing early today due to the weather.

Rodrigo Valenzuela's work boldly addresses themes of labor, power, and representation. For a Chilean artist living in America at a moment in which the president of the United States continues pressing for a border wall, the underlying narrative of Valenzuela's work — of immigration and the struggles of the working class — is as charged as ever.

The title of the exhibition, American Type, refers to a 1955 essay in which art critic Clement Greenberg frames the work of abstract expressionist painters such as Pollock, Kline, Motherwell, and Rothko as distinctly American. Greenberg proposed that post-war American painting was more about the act of painting itself than about any complex idea of representation. Valenzuela finds it interesting to challenge this concept and, as he puts it, to contemplate "how much the absence of content has become the American gold." He doesn't argue that abstraction is necessarily without subject or emotion, but Valenzuela questions Greenberg and art world elitism more generally by making his own subversive abstractions that he imbues with social-political meaning.

Valenzuela's approach to representation in his work draws our attention to the extensive labor of his artistic process. Every aspect of his work shows a trace of his own labor, from the building of studio assemblages, to the photographic steps that lead to the final prints. Even the wooden frames that hold the work have been cut, assembled, and painted by his hand. Labor is inherent in the making of all art, but for Valenzuela it becomes a compelling central subject.


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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, January 19



*CLOSING EARLY* 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is closing early today due to the weather.

The 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual is a juried exhibition of work by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

Exhibiting students include Pat Boland, Chloe Conklin Woodrow, Mollie M. Crandell, Catherine E. Doherty, Nicolo Orson Gilmore, Charlotte Lester, Nick Polyzoides, Tyanna Asia Seton, Siyaka Taylor-Lewis, and Junxiu Wang.


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Music
 

7:00 PM, January 19



*POSTPONED* Baldwinsville Pep Band: 10th Anniversary Record Release Show
Palace Theatre

Palace Theater
2384 James St., Syracuse

This event has been reschedule to Fri., Jan. 25. All previously purchased tickets will be honored on that date.

L.R.S. Records and After Dark presents
Baldwinsville Pep Band: 10th Anniversary Record Release Show
with special guests My So-Called Band, Matthew Blake, and the Blues Dragons

For tickets and more information, contact https://aftr.dk/2A3iwj6 or After Dark at 716-893-2900.

Tickets are available without online fees at The Sound Garden and Books & Melodies.


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7:00 PM, January 19



*CANCELLED** Tony Trischka in Concert
Temple Society of Concord

Price: $25
Temple Society of Concord
910 Madison St., Syracuse

Tonight's concert is cancelled due to weather. It will be rescheduled on a future date TBD.

In a consistently adventurous musical career that spans nearly half a century, Tony Trischka has established himself as both a wildly inventive recording artist and one of America's foremost visionaries of the five-string banjo. Widely regarded as the most innovative banjoist of his generation, Trischka's dexterity and restless creative spirit have inspired generations of fans, and his influence in igniting the world of progressive acoustic music permanently altered the face of American roots music.

Tickets available in advance at the website or by calling the Temple office at 315-475-9952. Tickets at the door depending on availability.


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Theater
 

11:00 AM, January 19



*CANCELLED* World of Puppets: Grandfather Frost's Stories of Russia
Open Hand Theater

Price: $5
Open Hand Theater
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 1 (formerly Dick's entrance), Dewitt

Today's performance is rescheduled due to weather. New date TBD.

Grandfather Frost, a most mischievous cat, and a lost girl are the background for this wonderful winter adventure into the world of Russian folk tales.


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12:30 PM, January 19



Beauty and the Beast
Magic Circle Children's Theatre

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

The shows is comedic and interactive; we need the kids in the audience to teach our Beast some manners so that he can win Beauty's heart (We promise he's not too scary!)


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3:00 PM, January 19



Weird! The Musical

Carrier Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Weird! The Musical, based on the Weird! book series by Erin Frankel and Paula Heaphy, is a energetic family musical with a powerful message. One story of bullying told from three different female characters perspectives — one who is bullied (Weird!), a bystander (Dare!), and the one using bullying behavior (Tough!). Created to perform for young audiences, families and kids will enjoy seeing the pages of the books come to life on stage with Luisa, Sam, Jayla, and their friends learning where their power comes from and how to use it.

Audiences will love Weird! The Musical, with soaring music, fun choreography, bright colorful costumes and sets, and scenes that will speak to issues students face every day.

Tickets available online at Ticketmaster.com.


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7:00 PM, January 19



*POSTPONED* Darci Lynne and Friends
Landmark Theatre

Price: $25-$160
Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Tonight's show has been postponed due to the weather. Rescheduled date TBD.

Ventriloquist Darci Lynne is the youngest contestant to ever win "America's Got Talent." Following AGT, she sold out her headlining show in six minutes, having to add more shows. She is a young ventriloquist who is inspiring the next generation to keep it alive.

Tickets available online at Ticketmaster.


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7:30 PM, January 19



Weird! The Musical

Carrier Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Weird! The Musical, based on the Weird! book series by Erin Frankel and Paula Heaphy, is a energetic family musical with a powerful message. One story of bullying told from three different female characters perspectives — one who is bullied (Weird!), a bystander (Dare!), and the one using bullying behavior (Tough!). Created to perform for young audiences, families and kids will enjoy seeing the pages of the books come to life on stage with Luisa, Sam, Jayla, and their friends learning where their power comes from and how to use it.

Audiences will love Weird! The Musical, with soaring music, fun choreography, bright colorful costumes and sets, and scenes that will speak to issues students face every day.

Tickets available online at Ticketmaster.com.


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8:00 PM, January 19



The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Baldwinsville Theatre Guild
Colin Keating, director

Price: $28 regular, $24 students/seniors ($5 discount for members)
First Presbyterian Church of Baldwinsville
64 Oswego St., Baldwinsville

Audience members are captivated as an eclectic group of sixth-graders arrives at the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, each eager to win for very different reasons. Sweet and shy Olive brings only her best friend (the dictionary) with her to the bee; bold and hyperallergic speller William Barfee uses his "magic foot" to propel him to greatness; former champion Chip is struggling with his burgeoning puberty; easily distracted Leaf is unconvinced that he's smart enough to be a challenger; overachiever Marcy is disappointed by her consistent success; and politically aware Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre only wants to impress her gay dads. In hilarious, touching, and catchy songs, each speller reveals his/her hopes, struggles, and passions as they make their way through the competition.

?The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee will have the audience falling in love, both with the show itself and its "perspicacious," "jocular," and "effervescent" spellers.

Read a Review!


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8:00 PM, January 19



*CANCELLED* Blithe Spirit
Central New York Playhouse
Peter Fekete, director

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

Tonight's performance has been cancelled because of the weather.

The smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages, this much-revived classic from Noel Coward, the playwright of Private Lives, offers up fussy, cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira who is called up by a visiting "happy medium," one Madame Arcati. As the (worldly and un-) personalities clash, Charles' current wife, Ruth, is accidentally killed, "passes over," joins Elvira, and the two "blithe spirits" haunt the hapless Charles into perpetuity.


Read a review!


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Sunday, January 20, 2019


Art
 

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, January 20



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

So many Central New Yorkers have fond memories of coming to Syracuse and taking in the shops, the sights, and the sounds of Salina Street, the heart of Downtown. This exhibit re-creates Salina Street in our large first-floor gallery, using photographs and artifacts from the many shops, so that visitors to our downtown museum can "stroll" down the grand old street once again.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 20



Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar
SU Art Galleries

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

"Seeing the Light of Day" is an exhibition curated from the perspective of the Registrar, Laura J. Wellner, that brings together an eclectic and whimsical sampling of artwork that have never been on display in our galleries.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 20



A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865
SU Art Galleries

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

This critically acclaimed exhibition features over 80 contemporary photographic works by artist and curator William Earle Williams, presented alongside related historical objects that together depict the often invisible journey from slavery to freedom in the United States.

Read a review!


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 20



Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint
SU Art Galleries

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

"Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint" brings together numerous examples of the experimental process by Thrash and other colleagues working in the Fine Print Workshop.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 20



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Showcasing the depth of the Everson's collection, Highlights from the Permanent Collection presents 150 years of American art, from early 19th-century portraiture to the Pop Art of the 1960s. This exhibition features many visitor favorites, including work by Albert Bierstadt, Eastman Johnson, Lee Krasner, Grandma Moses, Jackson Pollock, and Gilbert Stuart.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 20



Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1875, the Social Art Club is a women's club dedicated to the study of art in a group setting. The Club has an extensive history of supporting the Everson, including financial support for the acquisition of some of the Museum's most iconic pieces, such as Adrian Saxe's Untitled vessel from 1980, which graces the cover of the Museum's American Ceramics catalog. Over the past decade, the Social Art Club's gifts have strengthened the Everson's connections to Central New York through donations of work by indigenous and regional artists.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 20



Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Dating back to the Ceramic National exhibitions, which began in 1932, the Everson has a rich history of supporting artists who explore the figure. Artists like Viktor Schreckengost, Edris Eckhardt, and Waylande Gregory routinely received awards and critical acclaim for their work. "Key Figures" examines the larger-than-life artists who shaped an art movement, and features select works from a new generation of artists who are building on this legacy by using the figure to explore identity, narrative, and allegory.

Read a review!


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 20



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson's commitment to video art began in 1971 with the launch of one of the first exhibition programs in the country to feature the work of video artists, and today the Everson's historic video art collection contains over 400 tapes. Over the last several years, the Museum has worked to conserve and digitize a significant portion of the collection and this exhibition features a number of the newly digitized works.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 20



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Since 2015, the Everson has acquired nearly 400 works for its collection, ranging from monumental installation pieces to small ceramic sculptures. This exhibition features a selection of these recent acquisitions, including work that has never before been on view. Acquired through generous gifts from donors and artists or purchased using the Museum's acquisition funds, these works represent the Everson's long-standing commitment to collecting and exhibiting the best of modern and contemporary art.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 20



(Re) Generation: Women Artists After 60
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

(Re) Generation: Women Artists After 60 explores the creative and transformative power of age for women artists working and thriving in the contemporary art world. This exhibition is presented through the Everson's Community exhibitions programs.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, January 20



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

Rodrigo Valenzuela's work boldly addresses themes of labor, power, and representation. For a Chilean artist living in America at a moment in which the president of the United States continues pressing for a border wall, the underlying narrative of Valenzuela's work — of immigration and the struggles of the working class — is as charged as ever.

The title of the exhibition, American Type, refers to a 1955 essay in which art critic Clement Greenberg frames the work of abstract expressionist painters such as Pollock, Kline, Motherwell, and Rothko as distinctly American. Greenberg proposed that post-war American painting was more about the act of painting itself than about any complex idea of representation. Valenzuela finds it interesting to challenge this concept and, as he puts it, to contemplate "how much the absence of content has become the American gold." He doesn't argue that abstraction is necessarily without subject or emotion, but Valenzuela questions Greenberg and art world elitism more generally by making his own subversive abstractions that he imbues with social-political meaning.

Valenzuela's approach to representation in his work draws our attention to the extensive labor of his artistic process. Every aspect of his work shows a trace of his own labor, from the building of studio assemblages, to the photographic steps that lead to the final prints. Even the wooden frames that hold the work have been cut, assembled, and painted by his hand. Labor is inherent in the making of all art, but for Valenzuela it becomes a compelling central subject.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, January 20



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual is a juried exhibition of work by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

Exhibiting students include Pat Boland, Chloe Conklin Woodrow, Mollie M. Crandell, Catherine E. Doherty, Nicolo Orson Gilmore, Charlotte Lester, Nick Polyzoides, Tyanna Asia Seton, Siyaka Taylor-Lewis, and Junxiu Wang.


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Music
 

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 20



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

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

Postponed due to weather. New date TBD.


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, January 20



Blithe Spirit
Central New York Playhouse
Peter Fekete, director

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

The smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages, this much-revived classic from Noel Coward, the playwright of Private Lives, offers up fussy, cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira who is called up by a visiting "happy medium," one Madame Arcati. As the (worldly and un-) personalities clash, Charles' current wife, Ruth, is accidentally killed, "passes over," joins Elvira, and the two "blithe spirits" haunt the hapless Charles into perpetuity.


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3:00 PM, January 20



*CANCELLED* Weird! The Musical

Carrier Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Sunday's performance has been cancelled due to the weather. Tickets for Sunday's show will be honored at the two Saturday shows.

Weird! The Musical, based on the Weird! book series by Erin Frankel and Paula Heaphy, is a energetic family musical with a powerful message. One story of bullying told from three different female characters perspectives — one who is bullied (Weird!), a bystander (Dare!), and the one using bullying behavior (Tough!). Created to perform for young audiences, families and kids will enjoy seeing the pages of the books come to life on stage with Luisa, Sam, Jayla, and their friends learning where their power comes from and how to use it.

Audiences will love Weird! The Musical, with soaring music, fun choreography, bright colorful costumes and sets, and scenes that will speak to issues students face every day.

Tickets available online at Ticketmaster.com.


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Monday, January 21, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 21



Marcela Hanford: Large-Scale Figurative Drawings and Paintings
SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

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


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 21



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual is a juried exhibition of work by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

Exhibiting students include Pat Boland, Chloe Conklin Woodrow, Mollie M. Crandell, Catherine E. Doherty, Nicolo Orson Gilmore, Charlotte Lester, Nick Polyzoides, Tyanna Asia Seton, Siyaka Taylor-Lewis, and Junxiu Wang.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 21



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

Rodrigo Valenzuela's work boldly addresses themes of labor, power, and representation. For a Chilean artist living in America at a moment in which the president of the United States continues pressing for a border wall, the underlying narrative of Valenzuela's work — of immigration and the struggles of the working class — is as charged as ever.

The title of the exhibition, American Type, refers to a 1955 essay in which art critic Clement Greenberg frames the work of abstract expressionist painters such as Pollock, Kline, Motherwell, and Rothko as distinctly American. Greenberg proposed that post-war American painting was more about the act of painting itself than about any complex idea of representation. Valenzuela finds it interesting to challenge this concept and, as he puts it, to contemplate "how much the absence of content has become the American gold." He doesn't argue that abstraction is necessarily without subject or emotion, but Valenzuela questions Greenberg and art world elitism more generally by making his own subversive abstractions that he imbues with social-political meaning.

Valenzuela's approach to representation in his work draws our attention to the extensive labor of his artistic process. Every aspect of his work shows a trace of his own labor, from the building of studio assemblages, to the photographic steps that lead to the final prints. Even the wooden frames that hold the work have been cut, assembled, and painted by his hand. Labor is inherent in the making of all art, but for Valenzuela it becomes a compelling central subject.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 21



Marta Chilindron: GEO
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Point of Contact presents a selection of both contrasting and complimentary works by Marta Chilindron.

Chilindron's works range from the geometrically abstract to the organic and the environmental. While at first glance these aesthetic styles appear to be contradictory, this exhibition aims to highlight the common ground — the point of contact — where the works' shared formal elements emerge.


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Tuesday, January 22, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 22



Marcela Hanford: Large-Scale Figurative Drawings and Paintings
SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

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


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 22



We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

The bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, on December 21, 1988 claimed the lives of 270 individuals from 21 nations. Among those lost were 35 students returning home from a semester abroad through Syracuse University. This exhibition of materials donated to the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster by the victims' families, friends, advocates, and affected communities commemorates the 30th anniversary of the tragedy through an exploration of the ways in which the lives of the victims have been remembered. Whether through scholarship, public advocacy, art, or physical memorials, we ensure their lives and the lessons learned from their deaths are not forgotten.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, January 22



Nature of Things
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Rob Glisson: landscape oil paintings
Karen Jean Smith: nature-based trompe l'oeil ceramics
Adriana Meiss: landscape oil paintings

Read a review!


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 22



in the clearing.
Community Folk Art Center

Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"in the clearing.", curated by Evan Starling-Davis, is a multidisciplinary art installation exploring the emotional ripple effects of individuals residing within systemic gun violence of America's Rust Belt region. Interrogating the extremities of a community, the ensemble of work combines elements of literature, video art, collage, painting, and audio clippings to framework a sensoria of storytelling— or the sum of one's perception to interpret environment via staged narrative.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 22



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

Rodrigo Valenzuela's work boldly addresses themes of labor, power, and representation. For a Chilean artist living in America at a moment in which the president of the United States continues pressing for a border wall, the underlying narrative of Valenzuela's work — of immigration and the struggles of the working class — is as charged as ever.

The title of the exhibition, American Type, refers to a 1955 essay in which art critic Clement Greenberg frames the work of abstract expressionist painters such as Pollock, Kline, Motherwell, and Rothko as distinctly American. Greenberg proposed that post-war American painting was more about the act of painting itself than about any complex idea of representation. Valenzuela finds it interesting to challenge this concept and, as he puts it, to contemplate "how much the absence of content has become the American gold." He doesn't argue that abstraction is necessarily without subject or emotion, but Valenzuela questions Greenberg and art world elitism more generally by making his own subversive abstractions that he imbues with social-political meaning.

Valenzuela's approach to representation in his work draws our attention to the extensive labor of his artistic process. Every aspect of his work shows a trace of his own labor, from the building of studio assemblages, to the photographic steps that lead to the final prints. Even the wooden frames that hold the work have been cut, assembled, and painted by his hand. Labor is inherent in the making of all art, but for Valenzuela it becomes a compelling central subject.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 22



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual is a juried exhibition of work by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

Exhibiting students include Pat Boland, Chloe Conklin Woodrow, Mollie M. Crandell, Catherine E. Doherty, Nicolo Orson Gilmore, Charlotte Lester, Nick Polyzoides, Tyanna Asia Seton, Siyaka Taylor-Lewis, and Junxiu Wang.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 22



A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865
SU Art Galleries

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

This critically acclaimed exhibition features over 80 contemporary photographic works by artist and curator William Earle Williams, presented alongside related historical objects that together depict the often invisible journey from slavery to freedom in the United States.

Read a review!


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 22



Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar
SU Art Galleries

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

"Seeing the Light of Day" is an exhibition curated from the perspective of the Registrar, Laura J. Wellner, that brings together an eclectic and whimsical sampling of artwork that have never been on display in our galleries.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 22



Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint
SU Art Galleries

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

"Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint" brings together numerous examples of the experimental process by Thrash and other colleagues working in the Fine Print Workshop.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 22



Marta Chilindron: GEO
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Point of Contact presents a selection of both contrasting and complimentary works by Marta Chilindron.

Chilindron's works range from the geometrically abstract to the organic and the environmental. While at first glance these aesthetic styles appear to be contradictory, this exhibition aims to highlight the common ground — the point of contact — where the works' shared formal elements emerge.


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Wednesday, January 23, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 23



Marcela Hanford: Large-Scale Figurative Drawings and Paintings
SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

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


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, January 23



Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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

For this exhibit, Jack Kurz has captured moments in his photographs that we often miss, perhaps because we are distracted, we don't know where to look, or the subject of our observation is too elusive. Who among us has not had the experience of observing the activity of a butterfly, only to have it fly away before we can fully appreciate its color and pattern? And don't we feel disappointment when we realize that a bird has moved so quickly that we missed its capture of prey? How then do wildlife photographers manage to produce their amazing photos? "You just have to be patient," is the answer that Kurz will give you. Those who see Jack Kurz's photographs will enjoy the sharp focus in his images, the beautiful color, and the stories of our natural world that each image conveys.


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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, January 23



We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

The bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, on December 21, 1988 claimed the lives of 270 individuals from 21 nations. Among those lost were 35 students returning home from a semester abroad through Syracuse University. This exhibition of materials donated to the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster by the victims' families, friends, advocates, and affected communities commemorates the 30th anniversary of the tragedy through an exploration of the ways in which the lives of the victims have been remembered. Whether through scholarship, public advocacy, art, or physical memorials, we ensure their lives and the lessons learned from their deaths are not forgotten.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, January 23



Nature of Things
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Rob Glisson: landscape oil paintings
Karen Jean Smith: nature-based trompe l'oeil ceramics
Adriana Meiss: landscape oil paintings

Read a review!


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 23



in the clearing.
Community Folk Art Center

Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"in the clearing.", curated by Evan Starling-Davis, is a multidisciplinary art installation exploring the emotional ripple effects of individuals residing within systemic gun violence of America's Rust Belt region. Interrogating the extremities of a community, the ensemble of work combines elements of literature, video art, collage, painting, and audio clippings to framework a sensoria of storytelling— or the sum of one's perception to interpret environment via staged narrative.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 23



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

Rodrigo Valenzuela's work boldly addresses themes of labor, power, and representation. For a Chilean artist living in America at a moment in which the president of the United States continues pressing for a border wall, the underlying narrative of Valenzuela's work — of immigration and the struggles of the working class — is as charged as ever.

The title of the exhibition, American Type, refers to a 1955 essay in which art critic Clement Greenberg frames the work of abstract expressionist painters such as Pollock, Kline, Motherwell, and Rothko as distinctly American. Greenberg proposed that post-war American painting was more about the act of painting itself than about any complex idea of representation. Valenzuela finds it interesting to challenge this concept and, as he puts it, to contemplate "how much the absence of content has become the American gold." He doesn't argue that abstraction is necessarily without subject or emotion, but Valenzuela questions Greenberg and art world elitism more generally by making his own subversive abstractions that he imbues with social-political meaning.

Valenzuela's approach to representation in his work draws our attention to the extensive labor of his artistic process. Every aspect of his work shows a trace of his own labor, from the building of studio assemblages, to the photographic steps that lead to the final prints. Even the wooden frames that hold the work have been cut, assembled, and painted by his hand. Labor is inherent in the making of all art, but for Valenzuela it becomes a compelling central subject.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 23



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual is a juried exhibition of work by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

Exhibiting students include Pat Boland, Chloe Conklin Woodrow, Mollie M. Crandell, Catherine E. Doherty, Nicolo Orson Gilmore, Charlotte Lester, Nick Polyzoides, Tyanna Asia Seton, Siyaka Taylor-Lewis, and Junxiu Wang.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, January 23



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

So many Central New Yorkers have fond memories of coming to Syracuse and taking in the shops, the sights, and the sounds of Salina Street, the heart of Downtown. This exhibit re-creates Salina Street in our large first-floor gallery, using photographs and artifacts from the many shops, so that visitors to our downtown museum can "stroll" down the grand old street once again.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 23



Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar
SU Art Galleries

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

"Seeing the Light of Day" is an exhibition curated from the perspective of the Registrar, Laura J. Wellner, that brings together an eclectic and whimsical sampling of artwork that have never been on display in our galleries.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 23



A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865
SU Art Galleries

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

This critically acclaimed exhibition features over 80 contemporary photographic works by artist and curator William Earle Williams, presented alongside related historical objects that together depict the often invisible journey from slavery to freedom in the United States.

Read a review!


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 23



Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint
SU Art Galleries

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

"Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint" brings together numerous examples of the experimental process by Thrash and other colleagues working in the Fine Print Workshop.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 23



Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1875, the Social Art Club is a women's club dedicated to the study of art in a group setting. The Club has an extensive history of supporting the Everson, including financial support for the acquisition of some of the Museum's most iconic pieces, such as Adrian Saxe's Untitled vessel from 1980, which graces the cover of the Museum's American Ceramics catalog. Over the past decade, the Social Art Club's gifts have strengthened the Everson's connections to Central New York through donations of work by indigenous and regional artists.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 23



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Showcasing the depth of the Everson's collection, Highlights from the Permanent Collection presents 150 years of American art, from early 19th-century portraiture to the Pop Art of the 1960s. This exhibition features many visitor favorites, including work by Albert Bierstadt, Eastman Johnson, Lee Krasner, Grandma Moses, Jackson Pollock, and Gilbert Stuart.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 23



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Since 2015, the Everson has acquired nearly 400 works for its collection, ranging from monumental installation pieces to small ceramic sculptures. This exhibition features a selection of these recent acquisitions, including work that has never before been on view. Acquired through generous gifts from donors and artists or purchased using the Museum's acquisition funds, these works represent the Everson's long-standing commitment to collecting and exhibiting the best of modern and contemporary art.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 23



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson's commitment to video art began in 1971 with the launch of one of the first exhibition programs in the country to feature the work of video artists, and today the Everson's historic video art collection contains over 400 tapes. Over the last several years, the Museum has worked to conserve and digitize a significant portion of the collection and this exhibition features a number of the newly digitized works.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 23



Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Dating back to the Ceramic National exhibitions, which began in 1932, the Everson has a rich history of supporting artists who explore the figure. Artists like Viktor Schreckengost, Edris Eckhardt, and Waylande Gregory routinely received awards and critical acclaim for their work. "Key Figures" examines the larger-than-life artists who shaped an art movement, and features select works from a new generation of artists who are building on this legacy by using the figure to explore identity, narrative, and allegory.

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 23



Marta Chilindron: GEO
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Point of Contact presents a selection of both contrasting and complimentary works by Marta Chilindron.

Chilindron's works range from the geometrically abstract to the organic and the environmental. While at first glance these aesthetic styles appear to be contradictory, this exhibition aims to highlight the common ground — the point of contact — where the works' shared formal elements emerge.


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Lecture
 

12:15 PM, January 23



Lunchtime Lecture: A Stirring Song: Special Gallery Tour with Historian Dennis Connors
SU Art Galleries

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

Join special guest and Historian Dennis Connors for a gallery talk focused on the newly opened exhibition "A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans From Slavery To Freedom, 1619 to 1865."


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Music
 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, January 23



Jazz at the Plaza: Edgar Pagan's GPL
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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


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5:30 PM - 8:30 PM, January 23



Jazz at the Cavalier: Jon Seiger
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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


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7:00 PM, January 23



Paul the Beatle
Listening Room at 443

Price: $15 in advance, $20 at the door if available
Listening Room at 443
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

In a brilliant one-man Beatlemania-esque show, Bob Halligan Jr portrays Paul McCartney through his career as a FAB. Paul has a conversation with the audience—and himself—that inevitably leads back to the songs we so deeply love.

Early on, he receives a visit from John Lennon, who asserts his "creative dominance" of the group. Through the laughter and the tears (and the clothes), Paul traces the band's musical journey and his particular contributions to it, doing so with no backing tracks or help from off/onstage musicians. As group unity frays, he begins to muse about where he might go musically after the break-up. And he even takes requests! The audience participates, and the songs and the man remind us that FAB never goes out of style.

Bob Halligan's own songs have been recorded by Cher, KISS, Michael Bolton, Judas Priest, and he also wrote the hit song "Don't Close Your Eyes" by KIX. He has 9 Gold or Platinum records and his Celtic pop-rock band Ceili Rain has toured internationally for 20 years. Bob is an Adjunct Professor at Syracuse University teaching songwriting, film scoring and the music business. He was recently the only American invited to sing at a Papal event in Italy, and where he met Pope Francis.

Paul the Beatle is a unique, theatrical presentation of the best-known songbook in the last 50 years, complete with sing-alongs and mop-top wigs.

Note: Much of our seating is communal: tables and chairs/barstools and sofas or loveseats. You should expect to share a table or sofa with other attendees.

Pre-sale tickets available on EventBrite or at the cafe during regular business hours.


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Thursday, January 24, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 24



Marcela Hanford: Large-Scale Figurative Drawings and Paintings
SUNY Oswego Metro Center at the Atrium

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


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, January 24



Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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

For this exhibit, Jack Kurz has captured moments in his photographs that we often miss, perhaps because we are distracted, we don't know where to look, or the subject of our observation is too elusive. Who among us has not had the experience of observing the activity of a butterfly, only to have it fly away before we can fully appreciate its color and pattern? And don't we feel disappointment when we realize that a bird has moved so quickly that we missed its capture of prey? How then do wildlife photographers manage to produce their amazing photos? "You just have to be patient," is the answer that Kurz will give you. Those who see Jack Kurz's photographs will enjoy the sharp focus in his images, the beautiful color, and the stories of our natural world that each image conveys.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 24



We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

The bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, on December 21, 1988 claimed the lives of 270 individuals from 21 nations. Among those lost were 35 students returning home from a semester abroad through Syracuse University. This exhibition of materials donated to the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster by the victims' families, friends, advocates, and affected communities commemorates the 30th anniversary of the tragedy through an exploration of the ways in which the lives of the victims have been remembered. Whether through scholarship, public advocacy, art, or physical memorials, we ensure their lives and the lessons learned from their deaths are not forgotten.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, January 24



Nature of Things
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Rob Glisson: landscape oil paintings
Karen Jean Smith: nature-based trompe l'oeil ceramics
Adriana Meiss: landscape oil paintings

Read a review!


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 24



in the clearing.
Community Folk Art Center

Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

"in the clearing.", curated by Evan Starling-Davis, is a multidisciplinary art installation exploring the emotional ripple effects of individuals residing within systemic gun violence of America's Rust Belt region. Interrogating the extremities of a community, the ensemble of work combines elements of literature, video art, collage, painting, and audio clippings to framework a sensoria of storytelling— or the sum of one's perception to interpret environment via staged narrative.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 24



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual is a juried exhibition of work by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

Exhibiting students include Pat Boland, Chloe Conklin Woodrow, Mollie M. Crandell, Catherine E. Doherty, Nicolo Orson Gilmore, Charlotte Lester, Nick Polyzoides, Tyanna Asia Seton, Siyaka Taylor-Lewis, and Junxiu Wang.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 24



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

Rodrigo Valenzuela's work boldly addresses themes of labor, power, and representation. For a Chilean artist living in America at a moment in which the president of the United States continues pressing for a border wall, the underlying narrative of Valenzuela's work — of immigration and the struggles of the working class — is as charged as ever.

The title of the exhibition, American Type, refers to a 1955 essay in which art critic Clement Greenberg frames the work of abstract expressionist painters such as Pollock, Kline, Motherwell, and Rothko as distinctly American. Greenberg proposed that post-war American painting was more about the act of painting itself than about any complex idea of representation. Valenzuela finds it interesting to challenge this concept and, as he puts it, to contemplate "how much the absence of content has become the American gold." He doesn't argue that abstraction is necessarily without subject or emotion, but Valenzuela questions Greenberg and art world elitism more generally by making his own subversive abstractions that he imbues with social-political meaning.

Valenzuela's approach to representation in his work draws our attention to the extensive labor of his artistic process. Every aspect of his work shows a trace of his own labor, from the building of studio assemblages, to the photographic steps that lead to the final prints. Even the wooden frames that hold the work have been cut, assembled, and painted by his hand. Labor is inherent in the making of all art, but for Valenzuela it becomes a compelling central subject.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, January 24



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

So many Central New Yorkers have fond memories of coming to Syracuse and taking in the shops, the sights, and the sounds of Salina Street, the heart of Downtown. This exhibit re-creates Salina Street in our large first-floor gallery, using photographs and artifacts from the many shops, so that visitors to our downtown museum can "stroll" down the grand old street once again.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, January 24



A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865
SU Art Galleries

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

This critically acclaimed exhibition features over 80 contemporary photographic works by artist and curator William Earle Williams, presented alongside related historical objects that together depict the often invisible journey from slavery to freedom in the United States.

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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, January 24



Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar
SU Art Galleries

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

"Seeing the Light of Day" is an exhibition curated from the perspective of the Registrar, Laura J. Wellner, that brings together an eclectic and whimsical sampling of artwork that have never been on display in our galleries.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, January 24



Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint
SU Art Galleries

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

"Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint" brings together numerous examples of the experimental process by Thrash and other colleagues working in the Fine Print Workshop.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 24



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Showcasing the depth of the Everson's collection, Highlights from the Permanent Collection presents 150 years of American art, from early 19th-century portraiture to the Pop Art of the 1960s. This exhibition features many visitor favorites, including work by Albert Bierstadt, Eastman Johnson, Lee Krasner, Grandma Moses, Jackson Pollock, and Gilbert Stuart.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 24



Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1875, the Social Art Club is a women's club dedicated to the study of art in a group setting. The Club has an extensive history of supporting the Everson, including financial support for the acquisition of some of the Museum's most iconic pieces, such as Adrian Saxe's Untitled vessel from 1980, which graces the cover of the Museum's American Ceramics catalog. Over the past decade, the Social Art Club's gifts have strengthened the Everson's connections to Central New York through donations of work by indigenous and regional artists.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 24



Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Dating back to the Ceramic National exhibitions, which began in 1932, the Everson has a rich history of supporting artists who explore the figure. Artists like Viktor Schreckengost, Edris Eckhardt, and Waylande Gregory routinely received awards and critical acclaim for their work. "Key Figures" examines the larger-than-life artists who shaped an art movement, and features select works from a new generation of artists who are building on this legacy by using the figure to explore identity, narrative, and allegory.

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 24



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson's commitment to video art began in 1971 with the launch of one of the first exhibition programs in the country to feature the work of video artists, and today the Everson's historic video art collection contains over 400 tapes. Over the last several years, the Museum has worked to conserve and digitize a significant portion of the collection and this exhibition features a number of the newly digitized works.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 24



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Since 2015, the Everson has acquired nearly 400 works for its collection, ranging from monumental installation pieces to small ceramic sculptures. This exhibition features a selection of these recent acquisitions, including work that has never before been on view. Acquired through generous gifts from donors and artists or purchased using the Museum's acquisition funds, these works represent the Everson's long-standing commitment to collecting and exhibiting the best of modern and contemporary art.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 24



Marta Chilindron: GEO
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Point of Contact presents a selection of both contrasting and complimentary works by Marta Chilindron.

Chilindron's works range from the geometrically abstract to the organic and the environmental. While at first glance these aesthetic styles appear to be contradictory, this exhibition aims to highlight the common ground — the point of contact — where the works' shared formal elements emerge.


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Music
 

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, January 24



Jazz at the Magnolia: Edgar Pagan's GPL
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: No cover
Sugar Magnolia Bistro
316 S. Clinton St., Syracuse


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Theater
 

6:45 PM, January 24



No Time for Death
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

Shirley Maxwell has gathered the media together to announce that her company, Wonder Labs, is back on the map with the unveiling of an incredible new invention: a time machine! Insiders say it was invented by lab assistant Nick Van Castle. Or was it really invented by has-been inventor Nathan Brandmark? Or was it stolen by Nathan who used it to go back in time and claim he invented it? Or the other way around? Whatever happened, one thing's for sure: the clock is ticking down on someone.


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7:00 PM, January 24



Preview: Almost, Maine
Redhouse
Steve Hayes, director

Price: $32
Redhouse at City Center Small Theater
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

As the northern lights flicker above them, the residents of Almost, Maine find themselves falling in and out of love in the most unexpected ways. Join this group of delightfully quirky friends, lovers, and strangers, played by six versatile actors, as they encounter a magical Midwinter's dream. This cozy comedy is sure to warm your heart even during a cold Syracuse winter!

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8:00 PM, January 24



Blithe Spirit
Central New York Playhouse
Peter Fekete, director

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

The smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages, this much-revived classic from Noel Coward, the playwright of Private Lives, offers up fussy, cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira who is called up by a visiting "happy medium," one Madame Arcati. As the (worldly and un-) personalities clash, Charles' current wife, Ruth, is accidentally killed, "passes over," joins Elvira, and the two "blithe spirits" haunt the hapless Charles into perpetuity.


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