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Events for Sunday, January 19, 2020

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Tonto Revisited: Native American Stereotypes Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Adam Milner: Late Night Space Force Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux Everson Museum of Art

1:00 PM-5:00 PM Works by Judith Hand Associated Artists of Central New York

1:00 PM-9:00 PM Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

2:00 PM-5:00 PM Jazz on Tap: Bob Piorun CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

2:00 PM Wait Until Dark Central New York Playhouse

2:00 PM Latin Rhythms: LuBossa! Liverpool Public Library

3:00 PM Casual Series: Our Favorite Things Symphoria, featuring Meredith Lustig, soprano

Events for Monday, January 20, 2020

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Works by Judith Hand Associated Artists of Central New York

Events for Tuesday, January 21, 2020

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM On the Periphery Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Works by Judith Hand Associated Artists of Central New York

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Intertwined Journeys Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-9:00 PM 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word Point of Contact Gallery

Events for Wednesday, January 22, 2020

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:00 AM-7:00 PM 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM On the Periphery Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Works by Judith Hand Associated Artists of Central New York

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Intertwined Journeys Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Tonto Revisited: Native American Stereotypes Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Structural Deficit: New Paintings by Ryan Parr Onondaga Community College

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Adam Milner: Late Night Space Force Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word Point of Contact Gallery

6:00 PM-9:00 PM Jazz at the Cavalier: Scott Dennis and Friends CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

7:30 PM Preview: The Wolves Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

Events for Thursday, January 23, 2020

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM On the Periphery Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Works by Judith Hand Associated Artists of Central New York

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Intertwined Journeys Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-9:00 PM 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Tonto Revisited: Native American Stereotypes Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Structural Deficit: New Paintings by Ryan Parr Onondaga Community College

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-8:00 PM Adam Milner: Late Night Space Force Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word Point of Contact Gallery

6:45 PM Fiddler on the Loose Acme Mystery Company

7:00 PM New Works Festival: Trophy Room Redhouse

7:30 PM Preview: The Wolves Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Wait Until Dark Central New York Playhouse

Events for Friday, January 24, 2020

8:00 AM-4:30 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM On the Periphery Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Works by Judith Hand Associated Artists of Central New York

10:00 AM-7:30 PM Reception and Talk: Intertwined Journeys Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-6:00 PM Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-6:00 PM 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Tonto Revisited: Native American Stereotypes Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Adam Milner: Late Night Space Force Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-7:00 PM Reception and Artist Talk: Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word Point of Contact Gallery

7:00 PM Georgia Popoff Book Release Party Downtown Writer's Center

7:00 PM Rockin' the Opera: An Evening of Music with Syracuse Opera and Friends Palace Theatre, featuring Letizia, Todd Hobin, Alexandra Deshorties

7:00 PM New Works Festival: Bisland & Bly Redhouse

7:00 PM Dan Shaw & Corey Paige The 443 Social Club

7:30 PM Opening: The Wolves Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Bright Star Baldwinsville Theatre Guild (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Wait Until Dark Central New York Playhouse

Events for Saturday, January 25, 2020

9:00 AM-4:30 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso LeMoyne College

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Works by Judith Hand Associated Artists of Central New York

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

10:00 AM-2:00 PM On the Periphery Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Adam Milner: Late Night Space Force Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Intertwined Journeys Community Folk Art Center

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Tonto Revisited: Native American Stereotypes Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-3:00 PM Winterfest Artist Demo Gallery 54, featuring Sharon Bottle Souva

1:00 PM-9:00 PM 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

2:00 PM The Wolves Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

7:00 PM New Works Festival: Trophy Room Redhouse

7:00 PM Nash Robb and Steve Scuteri The 443 Social Club

7:30 PM Isreal Hagan Steeple Coffee House

7:30 PM Masterworks Series: Higdon and Mozart Symphoria, featuring Jillian Honn, oboe

7:30 PM The Wolves Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Bright Star Baldwinsville Theatre Guild (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Wait Until Dark Central New York Playhouse

Events for Sunday, January 26, 2020

9:00 AM-4:30 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso LeMoyne College

11:00 AM-9:00 PM January JAZZfest CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Tonto Revisited: Native American Stereotypes Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Adam Milner: Late Night Space Force Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux Everson Museum of Art

1:00 PM-5:00 PM Works by Judith Hand Associated Artists of Central New York

1:00 PM-9:00 PM Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

2:00 PM-5:00 PM Jazz on Tap: John LeRoy Trio CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

2:00 PM New Works Festival: Bisland & Bly Redhouse

2:00 PM The Wolves Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

2:30 PM Sundowning Armory Square Playhouse

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Sunday, January 19, 2020


Art
 

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



Tonto Revisited: Native American Stereotypes
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: $5
Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center
6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool

For generations the portrayal of Native Americans has been one of menacing warriors wielding tomahawks, knives, and bows and arrows. This imagery was found in posters, advertisements, toys, sports logos and more. On their own, these items can seem harmless, however, when put together, the destructive nature of the imagery is apparent. Tom Huff's collection of stereotypical "Indian Kitch," brought together in one exhibit, will help to dispel the myths surrounding Native Americans and encourage a new understanding of Indigenous peoples.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 19



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 19



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 19



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 19



Adam Milner: Late Night Space Force
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Late Night Space Force" features new work by Adam Milner that draws upon emerging NASA technology, the aesthetics of science and history museums, and the Moon's presence in our daily lives through popular culture as a way to examine the Moon as a central figure in modern life. From late night talk shows to government and corporate space agencies, the Moon's presence in our cultural landscape is the underpinning for Milner's investigation into how our romantic attachment to the Moon so quickly slips into physical conquest.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 19



A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson's collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum's collecting priorities, from the Museum's earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 19



Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Featuring works made from a variety of printing processes, including woodcuts, lithographs, etchings, and serigraphs, "Lasting Impressions" explores highlights from the Everson's collection of 20th-century prints.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 19



Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. "Casual China" showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company, and others.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 19



Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process.


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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 19



Works by Judith Hand
Associated Artists of Central New York

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, January 19



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

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

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, January 19



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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Music
 

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 19



Jazz on Tap: Bob Piorun
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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


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2:00 PM, January 19



Latin Rhythms: LuBossa!
Liverpool Public Library

Price: Free
Liverpool Public Library
310 Tulip St., Liverpool

A jazz band specializing in bossa nova, featuring their lyrical fusion of samba and jazz.


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3:00 PM, January 19



Casual Series: Our Favorite Things
Symphoria
Lawrence Loh, conductor
Featuring Meredith Lustig, soprano

St. Paul's Syracuse
220 E. Fayette St., Syracuse

Weber Overture to Der Freischütz, J. 277
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Handel Royal Fireworks Music, HWV 351
Rossini Overture to L'Italiana in Algeri
Barber Knoxville: Summer of 1915, op. 24
Beethoven Egmont: Overture


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, January 19



Wait Until Dark
Central New York Playhouse
Kassandra Melendez-Ramirez, director

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

Susan Hendrix, a blind yet capable woman, is imperiled by a trio of men in her own apartment. As the climax builds, Susan discovers that her blindness just might be the key to her escape, but she and her tormentors must wait until dark to play out this classic thriller's chilling conclusion.


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Monday, January 20, 2020


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, January 20



Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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



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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 20



Works by Judith Hand
Associated Artists of Central New York

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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Tuesday, January 21, 2020


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 21



Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso
LeMoyne College

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


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, January 21



Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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



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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 21



Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

All local artists, all fish art.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 21



150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

This exhibition brings together the customs and ideas that unite the university, connecting SU's past with its present. Featuring a wide selection of photographs, printed materials, textiles, and other memorabilia, this exhibition presents the numerous traditions of Syracuse University, including commencement, alumni reunions, university spirit, the number 44, the color orange, and first year student traditions. Whether they are old and long gone or newer, these traditions show how the school has rooted itself in the past and passes this heritage forward into the future.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, January 21



On the Periphery
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Stephanie Parks: Color photography of the classic cars of Cuba, representing the culture's resourcefulness and determination
Heidi Vantassel: Black and white grainy and gritty photography of American urban scenes
R. Jason Howard: Artglass from the "Soul Cage" series
Eva Hunter: Jewelry from the "Swirling Stone" series


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



Works by Judith Hand
Associated Artists of Central New York

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 21



Intertwined Journeys
Community Folk Art Center

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

The images and texts that make up the Intertwined Journeys exhibit represent the experiences of the inaugural cohort of Narratio Fellows, 11 poets from around the world between the ages of 17 and 21. Fellows worked with program coordinators and guest speakers — writers, journalists, media producers, artists, and activists from the United Nations, Squarespace, National Public Radio, The New York Times, and more — to develop poems for a performance in the Assyrian Relief Court at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


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



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

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

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 21



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 21



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 21



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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



Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Rafael Trelles, from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is a painter, printmaker, installation artist, stage and costume designer. Trelles completed his Bachelors' Degree at the University of Puerto Rico, and his Doctorate from Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (Academia San Carlos). In the mid-1980s, Trelles resided in the Canary Islands, where he produces a series of paintings titled The Universal Tarot, resembling his later works use of mysticism and magic. Returning to Puerto Rico in 1986, he dedicated himself to his art and to the artist group El Alfil (Image and Word), which he co-founded in 1994. Trelles also does public art using a pressure hose on walls, sidewalks, and other surfaces, a genre he calls "urban graphic art" seen in the 2007 documentary En Concreto (On Concrete). The film illustrates this experimental graphic work originally designed for abandoned sectors of worldwide cities.

In "The Imagined Word," Trelles employs references to Hispanic mythology and world literature. Influenced by surrealist Max Ernst, he brings the viewer on a voyage to an esoteric world of characters in dreamlike settings, where solitude reigns.


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Wednesday, January 22, 2020


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 22



Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso
LeMoyne College

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


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, January 22



Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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



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



Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

All local artists, all fish art.


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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, January 22



150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

This exhibition brings together the customs and ideas that unite the university, connecting SU's past with its present. Featuring a wide selection of photographs, printed materials, textiles, and other memorabilia, this exhibition presents the numerous traditions of Syracuse University, including commencement, alumni reunions, university spirit, the number 44, the color orange, and first year student traditions. Whether they are old and long gone or newer, these traditions show how the school has rooted itself in the past and passes this heritage forward into the future.


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



On the Periphery
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Stephanie Parks: Color photography of the classic cars of Cuba, representing the culture's resourcefulness and determination
Heidi Vantassel: Black and white grainy and gritty photography of American urban scenes
R. Jason Howard: Artglass from the "Soul Cage" series
Eva Hunter: Jewelry from the "Swirling Stone" series


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



Works by Judith Hand
Associated Artists of Central New York

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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



Intertwined Journeys
Community Folk Art Center

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

The images and texts that make up the Intertwined Journeys exhibit represent the experiences of the inaugural cohort of Narratio Fellows, 11 poets from around the world between the ages of 17 and 21. Fellows worked with program coordinators and guest speakers — writers, journalists, media producers, artists, and activists from the United Nations, Squarespace, National Public Radio, The New York Times, and more — to develop poems for a performance in the Assyrian Relief Court at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


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



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

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

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, January 22



Tonto Revisited: Native American Stereotypes
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: $5
Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center
6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool

For generations the portrayal of Native Americans has been one of menacing warriors wielding tomahawks, knives, and bows and arrows. This imagery was found in posters, advertisements, toys, sports logos and more. On their own, these items can seem harmless, however, when put together, the destructive nature of the imagery is apparent. Tom Huff's collection of stereotypical "Indian Kitch," brought together in one exhibit, will help to dispel the myths surrounding Native Americans and encourage a new understanding of Indigenous peoples.


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



Structural Deficit: New Paintings by Ryan Parr
Onondaga Community College

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


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



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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



Adam Milner: Late Night Space Force
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Late Night Space Force" features new work by Adam Milner that draws upon emerging NASA technology, the aesthetics of science and history museums, and the Moon's presence in our daily lives through popular culture as a way to examine the Moon as a central figure in modern life. From late night talk shows to government and corporate space agencies, the Moon's presence in our cultural landscape is the underpinning for Milner's investigation into how our romantic attachment to the Moon so quickly slips into physical conquest.


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



A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson's collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum's collecting priorities, from the Museum's earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.


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



Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Featuring works made from a variety of printing processes, including woodcuts, lithographs, etchings, and serigraphs, "Lasting Impressions" explores highlights from the Everson's collection of 20th-century prints.


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



Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process.


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



Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. "Casual China" showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company, and others.


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



Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Rafael Trelles, from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is a painter, printmaker, installation artist, stage and costume designer. Trelles completed his Bachelors' Degree at the University of Puerto Rico, and his Doctorate from Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (Academia San Carlos). In the mid-1980s, Trelles resided in the Canary Islands, where he produces a series of paintings titled The Universal Tarot, resembling his later works use of mysticism and magic. Returning to Puerto Rico in 1986, he dedicated himself to his art and to the artist group El Alfil (Image and Word), which he co-founded in 1994. Trelles also does public art using a pressure hose on walls, sidewalks, and other surfaces, a genre he calls "urban graphic art" seen in the 2007 documentary En Concreto (On Concrete). The film illustrates this experimental graphic work originally designed for abandoned sectors of worldwide cities.

In "The Imagined Word," Trelles employs references to Hispanic mythology and world literature. Influenced by surrealist Max Ernst, he brings the viewer on a voyage to an esoteric world of characters in dreamlike settings, where solitude reigns.


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Music
 

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



Jazz at the Cavalier: Scott Dennis and Friends
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: Free
Marriott Hotel Syracuse Cavalier Room
500 S. Warren St., Syracuse


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, January 22



Preview: The Wolves
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

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

Enter a world you think you may know. The Wolves are a girls' soccer team. The nine players are 16 and 17 years old. Over a series of wintry Saturdays on an AstroTurf indoor soccer field somewhere in suburban America, they perform their ritual pre-game warm-up. Between stretches and pep talks, cajoling and consoling, jokes and jibes, an eye-opening and sympathetic portrait of nine young women emerges, revealing their complexities and confusions as they grapple with issues large and small, near at hand and far away. Through precisely orchestrated cross talk, snappy overlapping dialogue, and some pretty nifty footwork, playwright Sarah DeLappe celebrates these young women as independent individuals: athletes, scholars, daughters, students, and friends. "The scary, exhilarating brightness of raw adolescence emanates from every scene of this uncannily assured first play," wrote The New York Times.

Read a review!


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Thursday, January 23, 2020


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 23



Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso
LeMoyne College

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


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



Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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



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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 23



Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

All local artists, all fish art.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 23



150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

This exhibition brings together the customs and ideas that unite the university, connecting SU's past with its present. Featuring a wide selection of photographs, printed materials, textiles, and other memorabilia, this exhibition presents the numerous traditions of Syracuse University, including commencement, alumni reunions, university spirit, the number 44, the color orange, and first year student traditions. Whether they are old and long gone or newer, these traditions show how the school has rooted itself in the past and passes this heritage forward into the future.


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



On the Periphery
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Stephanie Parks: Color photography of the classic cars of Cuba, representing the culture's resourcefulness and determination
Heidi Vantassel: Black and white grainy and gritty photography of American urban scenes
R. Jason Howard: Artglass from the "Soul Cage" series
Eva Hunter: Jewelry from the "Swirling Stone" series


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



Works by Judith Hand
Associated Artists of Central New York

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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



Intertwined Journeys
Community Folk Art Center

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

The images and texts that make up the Intertwined Journeys exhibit represent the experiences of the inaugural cohort of Narratio Fellows, 11 poets from around the world between the ages of 17 and 21. Fellows worked with program coordinators and guest speakers — writers, journalists, media producers, artists, and activists from the United Nations, Squarespace, National Public Radio, The New York Times, and more — to develop poems for a performance in the Assyrian Relief Court at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


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



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

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

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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



Tonto Revisited: Native American Stereotypes
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: $5
Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center
6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool

For generations the portrayal of Native Americans has been one of menacing warriors wielding tomahawks, knives, and bows and arrows. This imagery was found in posters, advertisements, toys, sports logos and more. On their own, these items can seem harmless, however, when put together, the destructive nature of the imagery is apparent. Tom Huff's collection of stereotypical "Indian Kitch," brought together in one exhibit, will help to dispel the myths surrounding Native Americans and encourage a new understanding of Indigenous peoples.


Back to list
 

 

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



Structural Deficit: New Paintings by Ryan Parr
Onondaga Community College

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


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, January 23



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, January 23



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, January 23



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 23



Adam Milner: Late Night Space Force
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Late Night Space Force" features new work by Adam Milner that draws upon emerging NASA technology, the aesthetics of science and history museums, and the Moon's presence in our daily lives through popular culture as a way to examine the Moon as a central figure in modern life. From late night talk shows to government and corporate space agencies, the Moon's presence in our cultural landscape is the underpinning for Milner's investigation into how our romantic attachment to the Moon so quickly slips into physical conquest.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 23



A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson's collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum's collecting priorities, from the Museum's earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 23



Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Featuring works made from a variety of printing processes, including woodcuts, lithographs, etchings, and serigraphs, "Lasting Impressions" explores highlights from the Everson's collection of 20th-century prints.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 23



Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 23



Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. "Casual China" showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company, and others.


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



Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Rafael Trelles, from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is a painter, printmaker, installation artist, stage and costume designer. Trelles completed his Bachelors' Degree at the University of Puerto Rico, and his Doctorate from Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (Academia San Carlos). In the mid-1980s, Trelles resided in the Canary Islands, where he produces a series of paintings titled The Universal Tarot, resembling his later works use of mysticism and magic. Returning to Puerto Rico in 1986, he dedicated himself to his art and to the artist group El Alfil (Image and Word), which he co-founded in 1994. Trelles also does public art using a pressure hose on walls, sidewalks, and other surfaces, a genre he calls "urban graphic art" seen in the 2007 documentary En Concreto (On Concrete). The film illustrates this experimental graphic work originally designed for abandoned sectors of worldwide cities.

In "The Imagined Word," Trelles employs references to Hispanic mythology and world literature. Influenced by surrealist Max Ernst, he brings the viewer on a voyage to an esoteric world of characters in dreamlike settings, where solitude reigns.


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Theater
 

6:45 PM, January 23



Fiddler on the Loose
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

The milkman, Skeevya, and his family have been forced to leave their beloved little village of Havavodka and immigrate to America. The quaint Russian countryside has been replaced by the bright lights of New York City and the old world traditions have been replaced by the new world permissions. In fact, Skeevya now has a new job . . . with the Russian mafia! At last he is a rich man but how long can it last? Remember: you're gonna get a little on you when you're playing in the borscht.


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7:00 PM, January 23



New Works Festival: Trophy Room
Redhouse

Price: Free (donations accepted); reservations recommended
Redhouse at City Center
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

In a warehouse that houses the products made from the world's most endangered animals, three security guards prepare for the arrival of an extremely rare and valuable piece, and in the process confront the fears and prejudices that lie just below the surface. They come to learn that the animals lining the shelves of the warehouse might not be the only endangered species present. Book by Mike DiSalvo.

There will be a talkback following the performance.


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7:30 PM, January 23



Preview: The Wolves
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

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

Enter a world you think you may know. The Wolves are a girls' soccer team. The nine players are 16 and 17 years old. Over a series of wintry Saturdays on an AstroTurf indoor soccer field somewhere in suburban America, they perform their ritual pre-game warm-up. Between stretches and pep talks, cajoling and consoling, jokes and jibes, an eye-opening and sympathetic portrait of nine young women emerges, revealing their complexities and confusions as they grapple with issues large and small, near at hand and far away. Through precisely orchestrated cross talk, snappy overlapping dialogue, and some pretty nifty footwork, playwright Sarah DeLappe celebrates these young women as independent individuals: athletes, scholars, daughters, students, and friends. "The scary, exhilarating brightness of raw adolescence emanates from every scene of this uncannily assured first play," wrote The New York Times.

Read a review!


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8:00 PM, January 23



Wait Until Dark
Central New York Playhouse
Kassandra Melendez-Ramirez, director

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

Susan Hendrix, a blind yet capable woman, is imperiled by a trio of men in her own apartment. As the climax builds, Susan discovers that her blindness just might be the key to her escape, but she and her tormentors must wait until dark to play out this classic thriller's chilling conclusion.


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Friday, January 24, 2020


Art
 

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



Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso
LeMoyne College

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


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



Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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



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



Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

All local artists, all fish art.


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



150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

This exhibition brings together the customs and ideas that unite the university, connecting SU's past with its present. Featuring a wide selection of photographs, printed materials, textiles, and other memorabilia, this exhibition presents the numerous traditions of Syracuse University, including commencement, alumni reunions, university spirit, the number 44, the color orange, and first year student traditions. Whether they are old and long gone or newer, these traditions show how the school has rooted itself in the past and passes this heritage forward into the future.


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



On the Periphery
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Stephanie Parks: Color photography of the classic cars of Cuba, representing the culture's resourcefulness and determination
Heidi Vantassel: Black and white grainy and gritty photography of American urban scenes
R. Jason Howard: Artglass from the "Soul Cage" series
Eva Hunter: Jewelry from the "Swirling Stone" series


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



Works by Judith Hand
Associated Artists of Central New York

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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10:00 AM - 7:30 PM, January 24



Reception and Talk: Intertwined Journeys
Community Folk Art Center

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

There will be a reception and talk this evening 5:30-7:30 pm.

The images and texts that make up the Intertwined Journeys exhibit represent the experiences of the inaugural cohort of Narratio Fellows, 11 poets from around the world between the ages of 17 and 21. Fellows worked with program coordinators and guest speakers — writers, journalists, media producers, artists, and activists from the United Nations, Squarespace, National Public Radio, The New York Times, and more — to develop poems for a performance in the Assyrian Relief Court at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, January 24



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

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

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, January 24



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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



Tonto Revisited: Native American Stereotypes
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: $5
Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center
6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool

For generations the portrayal of Native Americans has been one of menacing warriors wielding tomahawks, knives, and bows and arrows. This imagery was found in posters, advertisements, toys, sports logos and more. On their own, these items can seem harmless, however, when put together, the destructive nature of the imagery is apparent. Tom Huff's collection of stereotypical "Indian Kitch," brought together in one exhibit, will help to dispel the myths surrounding Native Americans and encourage a new understanding of Indigenous peoples.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 24



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 24



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 24



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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



Adam Milner: Late Night Space Force
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Late Night Space Force" features new work by Adam Milner that draws upon emerging NASA technology, the aesthetics of science and history museums, and the Moon's presence in our daily lives through popular culture as a way to examine the Moon as a central figure in modern life. From late night talk shows to government and corporate space agencies, the Moon's presence in our cultural landscape is the underpinning for Milner's investigation into how our romantic attachment to the Moon so quickly slips into physical conquest.


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



A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson's collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum's collecting priorities, from the Museum's earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.


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



Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Featuring works made from a variety of printing processes, including woodcuts, lithographs, etchings, and serigraphs, "Lasting Impressions" explores highlights from the Everson's collection of 20th-century prints.


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



Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process.


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



Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. "Casual China" showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company, and others.


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12:00 PM - 7:00 PM, January 24



Reception and Artist Talk: Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word
Point of Contact Gallery

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

There will be an exhibit reception and artist talk this evening at 6:00 pm.

Rafael Trelles, from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is a painter, printmaker, installation artist, stage and costume designer. Trelles completed his Bachelors' Degree at the University of Puerto Rico, and his Doctorate from Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (Academia San Carlos). In the mid-1980s, Trelles resided in the Canary Islands, where he produces a series of paintings titled The Universal Tarot, resembling his later works use of mysticism and magic. Returning to Puerto Rico in 1986, he dedicated himself to his art and to the artist group El Alfil (Image and Word), which he co-founded in 1994. Trelles also does public art using a pressure hose on walls, sidewalks, and other surfaces, a genre he calls "urban graphic art" seen in the 2007 documentary En Concreto (On Concrete). The film illustrates this experimental graphic work originally designed for abandoned sectors of worldwide cities.

In "The Imagined Word," Trelles employs references to Hispanic mythology and world literature. Influenced by surrealist Max Ernst, he brings the viewer on a voyage to an esoteric world of characters in dreamlike settings, where solitude reigns.


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Music
 

7:00 PM, January 24



Rockin' the Opera: An Evening of Music with Syracuse Opera and Friends
Palace Theatre
Syracuse Opera Chorus, Syracuse Pops Chorus
Christian Capocaccia and Lou Lemos, conductor
Featuring Letizia, Todd Hobin, Alexandra Deshorties

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

Over 100 singers and musicians perform works from Broadway, opera, rock, and pop. All proceeds benefit Music for the Mission.

Tickets available online at brownpapertickets.com.


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7:00 PM, January 24



Dan Shaw & Corey Paige
The 443 Social Club

Price: $5
The 443 Social Club
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

Dan Shaw and Corey Paige have been performing in the Central New York area for more than 20 years.

They both draw on their extensive experience as front men for 12AM and Candid to craft their dynamic solo performances.

Please join them at The 443 for a night of original music in an intimate listening room atmosphere.


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Poetry/Reading
 

7:00 PM, January 24



Georgia Popoff Book Release Party
Downtown Writer's Center

Price: Free
YMCA
340 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Join us to celebrate the DWC's own Georgia Popoff and her latest book of poems, Psychometry, brand new from Tiger Bark Press. Georgia has three previous poetry collections, most recently Psalter: The Agnostic's Book of Common Curiosities (2015). She is coauthor of Our Difficult Sunlight: A Guide to Poetry, Literacy, & Social Justice in Classroom & Community, a book addressing the value of poetry in K-12 classrooms, which was a finalist for an NAACP 2012 Image Award. In 2017, she co-edited The Whiskey of Our Discontent: Gwendolyn Brooks as Conscience and Change Agent (Haymarket Books), which won the CNY Book Award in nonfiction and was a finalist for the Chicago Review of Books prize for nonfiction.


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Theater
 

7:00 PM, January 24



New Works Festival: Bisland & Bly
Redhouse

Price: Free (donations accepted); reservations recommended
Redhouse at City Center
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

In November 1889, Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland set off in opposite directions on a history-making race around the globe to beat Phileas Fogg's fictional record from Around the World in Eighty Days. Though a world apart, Nellie and Elizabeth find themselves on a journey that would change and connect their lives forever. With a score inspired by American folk and classical musical theatre, Bisland & Bly is the story of two remarkable and remarkably different women who dared to persist in the pursuit of their dreams. Book, music and lyrics by Sussanah Jones and Marialena DiFabbio.

There will be a talkback following the performance.


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7:30 PM, January 24



Opening: The Wolves
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

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

Enter a world you think you may know. The Wolves are a girls' soccer team. The nine players are 16 and 17 years old. Over a series of wintry Saturdays on an AstroTurf indoor soccer field somewhere in suburban America, they perform their ritual pre-game warm-up. Between stretches and pep talks, cajoling and consoling, jokes and jibes, an eye-opening and sympathetic portrait of nine young women emerges, revealing their complexities and confusions as they grapple with issues large and small, near at hand and far away. Through precisely orchestrated cross talk, snappy overlapping dialogue, and some pretty nifty footwork, playwright Sarah DeLappe celebrates these young women as independent individuals: athletes, scholars, daughters, students, and friends. "The scary, exhilarating brightness of raw adolescence emanates from every scene of this uncannily assured first play," wrote The New York Times.

Read a review!


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8:00 PM, January 24



Bright Star
Baldwinsville Theatre Guild
Colin Keating, director

First Presbyterian Church of Baldwinsville
64 Oswego St., Baldwinsville

Inspired by a true story and featuring the Tony-nominated score by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Broadway's Bright Star tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and '40s. When literary editor Alice Murphy meets a young soldier just home from World War II, he awakens her longing for the child she once lost. Haunted by their unique connection, Alice sets out on a journey to understand her past—and what she finds has the power to transform both of their lives. With beautiful melodies and powerfully moving characters, the story unfolds as a rich tapestry of deep emotion. An uplifting theatrical journey that holds you tightly in its grasp, Bright Star is as refreshingly genuine as it is daringly hopeful.

Read a review!


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8:00 PM, January 24



Wait Until Dark
Central New York Playhouse
Kassandra Melendez-Ramirez, director

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

Susan Hendrix, a blind yet capable woman, is imperiled by a trio of men in her own apartment. As the climax builds, Susan discovers that her blindness just might be the key to her escape, but she and her tormentors must wait until dark to play out this classic thriller's chilling conclusion.


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Saturday, January 25, 2020


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 25



Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso
LeMoyne College

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


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 25



Works by Judith Hand
Associated Artists of Central New York

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, January 25



Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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



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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, January 25



On the Periphery
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Stephanie Parks: Color photography of the classic cars of Cuba, representing the culture's resourcefulness and determination
Heidi Vantassel: Black and white grainy and gritty photography of American urban scenes
R. Jason Howard: Artglass from the "Soul Cage" series
Eva Hunter: Jewelry from the "Swirling Stone" series


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 25



Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. "Casual China" showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company, and others.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 25



Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 25



Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Featuring works made from a variety of printing processes, including woodcuts, lithographs, etchings, and serigraphs, "Lasting Impressions" explores highlights from the Everson's collection of 20th-century prints.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 25



A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson's collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum's collecting priorities, from the Museum's earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 25



Adam Milner: Late Night Space Force
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Late Night Space Force" features new work by Adam Milner that draws upon emerging NASA technology, the aesthetics of science and history museums, and the Moon's presence in our daily lives through popular culture as a way to examine the Moon as a central figure in modern life. From late night talk shows to government and corporate space agencies, the Moon's presence in our cultural landscape is the underpinning for Milner's investigation into how our romantic attachment to the Moon so quickly slips into physical conquest.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 25



Intertwined Journeys
Community Folk Art Center

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

The images and texts that make up the Intertwined Journeys exhibit represent the experiences of the inaugural cohort of Narratio Fellows, 11 poets from around the world between the ages of 17 and 21. Fellows worked with program coordinators and guest speakers — writers, journalists, media producers, artists, and activists from the United Nations, Squarespace, National Public Radio, The New York Times, and more — to develop poems for a performance in the Assyrian Relief Court at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, January 25



Tonto Revisited: Native American Stereotypes
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: $5
Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center
6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool

For generations the portrayal of Native Americans has been one of menacing warriors wielding tomahawks, knives, and bows and arrows. This imagery was found in posters, advertisements, toys, sports logos and more. On their own, these items can seem harmless, however, when put together, the destructive nature of the imagery is apparent. Tom Huff's collection of stereotypical "Indian Kitch," brought together in one exhibit, will help to dispel the myths surrounding Native Americans and encourage a new understanding of Indigenous peoples.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 25



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 25



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 25



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, January 25



Winterfest Artist Demo
Gallery 54
Featuring Sharon Bottle Souva

Gallery 54
54 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, January 25



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, January 25



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

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

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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Music
 

7:00 PM, January 25



Nash Robb and Steve Scuteri
The 443 Social Club

Price: $5 cover
The 443 Social Club
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

Shake off those mid-winter blues with a dynamic doubleheader.


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7:30 PM, January 25



Isreal Hagan
Steeple Coffee House

Price: $15 suggested donation covers entertainment, dessert, coffee/tea
United Church of Fayetteville
310 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville

Guitarist/singer


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7:30 PM, January 25



Masterworks Series: Higdon and Mozart
Symphoria
Lawrence Loh, conductor
Featuring Jillian Honn, oboe

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

Beethoven Grosse Fuge, op. 133
Higdon Oboe Concerto
Delius Irmelin: Prelude
Mozart Symphony No. 41, K. 551, C major, "Jupiter"


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, January 25



The Wolves
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

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

Enter a world you think you may know. The Wolves are a girls' soccer team. The nine players are 16 and 17 years old. Over a series of wintry Saturdays on an AstroTurf indoor soccer field somewhere in suburban America, they perform their ritual pre-game warm-up. Between stretches and pep talks, cajoling and consoling, jokes and jibes, an eye-opening and sympathetic portrait of nine young women emerges, revealing their complexities and confusions as they grapple with issues large and small, near at hand and far away. Through precisely orchestrated cross talk, snappy overlapping dialogue, and some pretty nifty footwork, playwright Sarah DeLappe celebrates these young women as independent individuals: athletes, scholars, daughters, students, and friends. "The scary, exhilarating brightness of raw adolescence emanates from every scene of this uncannily assured first play," wrote The New York Times.

Read a review!


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7:00 PM, January 25



New Works Festival: Trophy Room
Redhouse

Price: Free (donations accepted); reservations recommended
Redhouse at City Center
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

In a warehouse that houses the products made from the world's most endangered animals, three security guards prepare for the arrival of an extremely rare and valuable piece, and in the process confront the fears and prejudices that lie just below the surface. They come to learn that the animals lining the shelves of the warehouse might not be the only endangered species present. Book by Mike DiSalvo.

There will be a talkback following the performance.


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7:30 PM, January 25



The Wolves
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

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

Enter a world you think you may know. The Wolves are a girls' soccer team. The nine players are 16 and 17 years old. Over a series of wintry Saturdays on an AstroTurf indoor soccer field somewhere in suburban America, they perform their ritual pre-game warm-up. Between stretches and pep talks, cajoling and consoling, jokes and jibes, an eye-opening and sympathetic portrait of nine young women emerges, revealing their complexities and confusions as they grapple with issues large and small, near at hand and far away. Through precisely orchestrated cross talk, snappy overlapping dialogue, and some pretty nifty footwork, playwright Sarah DeLappe celebrates these young women as independent individuals: athletes, scholars, daughters, students, and friends. "The scary, exhilarating brightness of raw adolescence emanates from every scene of this uncannily assured first play," wrote The New York Times.

Read a review!


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8:00 PM, January 25



Bright Star
Baldwinsville Theatre Guild
Colin Keating, director

First Presbyterian Church of Baldwinsville
64 Oswego St., Baldwinsville

Inspired by a true story and featuring the Tony-nominated score by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Broadway's Bright Star tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and '40s. When literary editor Alice Murphy meets a young soldier just home from World War II, he awakens her longing for the child she once lost. Haunted by their unique connection, Alice sets out on a journey to understand her past—and what she finds has the power to transform both of their lives. With beautiful melodies and powerfully moving characters, the story unfolds as a rich tapestry of deep emotion. An uplifting theatrical journey that holds you tightly in its grasp, Bright Star is as refreshingly genuine as it is daringly hopeful.

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8:00 PM, January 25



Wait Until Dark
Central New York Playhouse
Kassandra Melendez-Ramirez, director

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

Susan Hendrix, a blind yet capable woman, is imperiled by a trio of men in her own apartment. As the climax builds, Susan discovers that her blindness just might be the key to her escape, but she and her tormentors must wait until dark to play out this classic thriller's chilling conclusion.


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Sunday, January 26, 2020


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 26



Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso
LeMoyne College

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


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, January 26



Tonto Revisited: Native American Stereotypes
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: $5
Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center
6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool

For generations the portrayal of Native Americans has been one of menacing warriors wielding tomahawks, knives, and bows and arrows. This imagery was found in posters, advertisements, toys, sports logos and more. On their own, these items can seem harmless, however, when put together, the destructive nature of the imagery is apparent. Tom Huff's collection of stereotypical "Indian Kitch," brought together in one exhibit, will help to dispel the myths surrounding Native Americans and encourage a new understanding of Indigenous peoples.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 26



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 26



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 26



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 26



Adam Milner: Late Night Space Force
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Late Night Space Force" features new work by Adam Milner that draws upon emerging NASA technology, the aesthetics of science and history museums, and the Moon's presence in our daily lives through popular culture as a way to examine the Moon as a central figure in modern life. From late night talk shows to government and corporate space agencies, the Moon's presence in our cultural landscape is the underpinning for Milner's investigation into how our romantic attachment to the Moon so quickly slips into physical conquest.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 26



Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Featuring works made from a variety of printing processes, including woodcuts, lithographs, etchings, and serigraphs, "Lasting Impressions" explores highlights from the Everson's collection of 20th-century prints.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 26



A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson's collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum's collecting priorities, from the Museum's earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 26



Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. "Casual China" showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company, and others.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 26



Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process.


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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 26



Works by Judith Hand
Associated Artists of Central New York

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, January 26



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

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

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, January 26



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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Music
 

11:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 26



January JAZZfest
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: $25 in advance, $30 at the door
Mohegan Manor
58 Oswego St., Baldwinsville

Club Room (Lower Level)
1:00 pm: Rick Montalbano
2:15 pm: Julie Falatico
3:30 pm: Rick, Julie, and Friends
6:30 pm: Jazz Police Jam Session

Lounge/Bar (First Level)
2:15 pm: Edgar Pagan's GPL with Dunham Hall
3:15 pm: Edgar Pagan's GPL with Dunham Hall

Grey Room (Second Level)
11:00 am: Jazz Brunch with Mike Passarelli (additional charge for brunch)
2:15 pm: Longwood Jazz Project
3:30 pm: Longwood Jazz Project
6:00 pm: CNY Jazz Alumni Jam with Mike Passarelli

W.F. Morris Ballroom (Third Level)
4:30 pm: Olivia Chindamo with the Micro Big Band


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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 26



Jazz on Tap: John LeRoy Trio
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, January 26



New Works Festival: Bisland & Bly
Redhouse

Price: Free (donations accepted); reservations recommended
Redhouse at City Center
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

In November 1889, Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland set off in opposite directions on a history-making race around the globe to beat Phileas Fogg's fictional record from Around the World in Eighty Days. Though a world apart, Nellie and Elizabeth find themselves on a journey that would change and connect their lives forever. With a score inspired by American folk and classical musical theatre, Bisland & Bly is the story of two remarkable and remarkably different women who dared to persist in the pursuit of their dreams. Book, music and lyrics by Sussanah Jones and Marialena DiFabbio.

There will be a talkback following the performance.


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2:00 PM, January 26



The Wolves
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

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

Enter a world you think you may know. The Wolves are a girls' soccer team. The nine players are 16 and 17 years old. Over a series of wintry Saturdays on an AstroTurf indoor soccer field somewhere in suburban America, they perform their ritual pre-game warm-up. Between stretches and pep talks, cajoling and consoling, jokes and jibes, an eye-opening and sympathetic portrait of nine young women emerges, revealing their complexities and confusions as they grapple with issues large and small, near at hand and far away. Through precisely orchestrated cross talk, snappy overlapping dialogue, and some pretty nifty footwork, playwright Sarah DeLappe celebrates these young women as independent individuals: athletes, scholars, daughters, students, and friends. "The scary, exhilarating brightness of raw adolescence emanates from every scene of this uncannily assured first play," wrote The New York Times.

Read a review!


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2:30 PM, January 26



Sundowning
Armory Square Playhouse

Price: $7 regular, $5 students/seniors
Wunderbar
201 S. West St., Syracuse

A staged reading of Len Fonte's newest play.

Synopsis: When a woman who disappeared many years ago appears in the memory unit of a nursing home, her now-adult children confront the mother they've long thought dead.

A discussion with the playwright after the performance.


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