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Events for Friday, February 22, 2019

8:00 AM-4:30 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College

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

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

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

10:00 AM-7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Opening Reception: A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow: Works by Spencer L.A. Stultz Community Folk Art Center

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

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

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

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center (Read a review!)

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

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

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

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

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

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg Point of Contact Gallery

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

6:00 PM-9:00 PM The Lightkeepers Acoustic Trio Listening Room at 443

6:45 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Lorna Mills: Ghost Jets Urban Video Project

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Poet Sorayya Khan Downtown Writer's Center

7:30 PM Fandango NYS Baroque

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Spark Series: Mozart in the Jungle Symphoria

8:00 PM Mamma Mia! Central New York Playhouse

8:00 PM 9 to 5: The Musical LeMoyne College

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Native Gardens Syracuse Stage

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Preview: We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia ... Syracuse University Drama Department

Events for Saturday, February 23, 2019

9:00 AM-4:30 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College

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

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

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art

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

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

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius Everson Museum of Art

10:30 AM Kids Series: A Melodic Life Symphoria

11:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow: Works by Spencer L.A. Stultz Community Folk Art Center

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

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

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

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

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-4:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

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

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

3:00 PM The Connective Corridor Native Gardens Syracuse Stage

6:45 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Lorna Mills: Ghost Jets Urban Video Project

7:30 PM John Price and The Usual Suspects Steeple Coffee House

8:00 PM Mamma Mia! Central New York Playhouse

8:00 PM 9 to 5: The Musical LeMoyne College

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Dennis Miller and Mark Steyn: Adorable Deplorable Tour

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Native Gardens Syracuse Stage

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Opening: We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia ... Syracuse University Drama Department

Events for Sunday, February 24, 2019

9:00 AM-4:30 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College

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

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

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

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

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center (Read a review!)

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

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art

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

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-6:00 PM Hammond Jammin' XV

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

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

1:00 PM The Connective Corridor Beneath the Surface: The Storied History of Onondaga Lake Onondaga Historical Association

2:00 PM Mamma Mia! Central New York Playhouse

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor Native Gardens Syracuse Stage

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia ... Syracuse University Drama Department

4:00 PM Cantigas de Santa Maria Schola Cantorum of Syracuse

4:30 PM Creation: A Celebration Society for New Music

5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Cabaret Series: Marcus Anderson CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

7:00 PM Shakes-Beer: An Evening of the Bard and Beer Baldwinsville Center for the Arts

Events for Monday, February 25, 2019

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College

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

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

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg Point of Contact Gallery

Events for Tuesday, February 26, 2019

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College

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

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow: Works by Spencer L.A. Stultz Community Folk Art Center

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

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

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

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

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg Point of Contact Gallery

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ensemble Series: SU Symphony Orchestra Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Events for Wednesday, February 27, 2019

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College

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

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow: Works by Spencer L.A. Stultz Community Folk Art Center

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

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

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

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center (Read a review!)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg Point of Contact Gallery

12:15 PM Peter Rovit, violin; Arvilla Wendland, viola; Ida Tili-Trebicka, piano Civic Morning Musicals

12:15 PM-1:00 PM The Connective Corridor Lunch and Learn: Out of the Vault Everson Museum of Art

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

5:30 PM-8:30 PM Jazz at the Cavalier: Cookie Coogan CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

5:30 PM The Connective Corridor Jonathan Dee Raymond Carver Reading Series

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Native Gardens Syracuse Stage

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia ... Syracuse University Drama Department

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Guest Artist Series: Justin Clark and the Tranzient Ensemble Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Events for Thursday, February 28, 2019

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College

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

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow: Works by Spencer L.A. Stultz Community Folk Art Center

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

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

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

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center (Read a review!)

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

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

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

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

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

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art

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

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

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg Point of Contact Gallery

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

6:30 PM The Connective Corridor Garth Clark: A Necessary Irritant Everson Museum of Art

6:45 PM No Time for Death Acme Mystery Company

7:00 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Lorna Mills: Ghost Jets Urban Video Project

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Native Gardens Syracuse Stage

8:00 PM Mamma Mia! Central New York Playhouse

8:00 PM 9 to 5: The Musical LeMoyne College

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia ... Syracuse University Drama Department

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Student Recital Series: Liam Hines, jazz trumpet Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Events for Friday, March 1, 2019

8:00 AM-4:30 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Backyard Serengeti: Paintings by Ellen Haffar Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow: Works by Spencer L.A. Stultz Community Folk Art Center

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

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

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

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center (Read a review!)

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

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

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

12:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Highlights from the Permanent Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018 Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Archives: Video in America Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg Point of Contact Gallery

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Author J. Robert Lennon Downtown Writer's Center

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Rockin' the Redhouse 2019 Redhouse

7:00 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Lorna Mills: Ghost Jets Urban Video Project

8:00 PM The Diviners Baldwinsville Theatre Guild

8:00 PM Mamma Mia! Central New York Playhouse

8:00 PM Laura Love Folkus Project

8:00 PM 9 to 5: The Musical LeMoyne College

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Native Gardens Syracuse Stage

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia ... Syracuse University Drama Department

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Friday, February 22, 2019


Art
 

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



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

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

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."

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



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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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



Nature of Things
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

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

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10:00 AM - 7:00 PM, February 22



Opening Reception: A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow: Works by Spencer L.A. Stultz
Community Folk Art Center

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

There will be an opening reception this evening 5:00-7:00 pm.

"A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow" is an exploration of identity, spirituality and the significance of experience. Spencer Stultz utilizes portraiture to interrogate the complexities of life, utilizing her personal lens to engage and conceptualize topics that are intangible, yet integral to the human experience.

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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, February 22



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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

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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, February 22



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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

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



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center

Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center
6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool

For 20 years, Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada. His work focuses on the matriarch, Lena Nottaway, and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series of photographs is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with ArtRage Gallery. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

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



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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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



Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Influenced by the history of art and biology, Suzanne Anker uses a range of media to encourage critical thinking about how humans have altered nature and will be required to alter nature in the future.

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



Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Pioneering video artist Frank Gillette uses multi-channel video installations, image feedback, time delay, and closed-circuit systems to focus on humans' experience of natural phenomena.

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



Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg
Point of Contact Gallery

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

"Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg" includes works that explore the interconnection between Buddhist philosophy, meditation, and the creative process. Stainman's work creates a visual metaphor of her personal experience with sensuality and color. The tactility of her work draws the viewer in through the body as a means of manipulation, lulling them into mental relaxation and an experience of natural mind.

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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, February 22



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada, for almost 20 years. The work focuses on the matriarch Lena Nottaway and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

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6:45 PM - 11:00 PM, February 22



Lorna Mills: Ghost Jets
Urban Video Project

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

Mills' practice regularly makes use of appropriated materials mined from the internet and popular culture, remixing these bits of digital ephemera into frenetic GIF collage.

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Music
 

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



The Lightkeepers Acoustic Trio
Listening Room at 443

Price: Free
Listening Room at 443
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

The Lightkeepers were the 2016 Syracuse Area Music Award winners for Best New Artist and the group hit their full stride in 2018. They are poised to launch onto the international music scene in the coming year. Their album "Talking Man's Blues" released in the fall of 2018 aims a spotlight on the band's diverse influences while highlighting their unique style as they expand into new musical territory by weaving across traditional genres. The Lightkeepers knit a musical blanket of soul, funk, rock, jazzy blues and American roots.

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7:30 PM, February 22



Fandango
NYS Baroque

Price: $35 regular, $30 seniors, $10 college students, children free
First Unitarian Universalist Society of Syracuse
109 Waring Rd. (at the corner of Nottingham Rd.), Dewitt

It's a musical party as we celebrate with 17th-century music and dance from Spain and the New World, including Bolivia, Peru, and Mexico.

Peggy Murray, historical dancer; Nell Snaidas, soprano; Christa Patton, harp; Lisa Terry, viola da gamba; Boel Gidholm, violin; Deborah Fox and Dan Swenberg, lutes and guitars.

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

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7:30 PM, February 22



Spark Series: Mozart in the Jungle
Symphoria

Sky Armory
315 S. Clinton St., Syracuse

Hear traditional and contemporary music from the popular Amazon series performed live by orchestra and chamber music ensembles.

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Poetry/Reading
 

7:00 PM, February 22



Poet Sorayya Khan
Downtown Writer's Center

Price: Free
YMCA
340 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Sorayya Khan is the author of the novels Noor, Five Queen's Road, and City of Spies, which received the Best International Fiction Book Award, Sharjah International Book Fair, 2015. She was awarded a U.S. Fulbright Research Grant to conduct research in Pakistan and Bangladesh, and received a Malahat Review Novella Prize for what became a window into City of Spies. In 2006, she received a Constance Saltonstall Artist Grant, which took her to Banda Aceh, Indonesia, where she interviewed tsunami survivors. Her work has appeared in publications including Guernica, The Kenyon Review, and North American Review.

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Theater
 

8:00 PM, February 22



Mamma Mia!
Central New York Playhouse
Stephfond Brunson and Abel Searor, director

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

ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a guaranteed smash hit for any theatre. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget!

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8:00 PM, February 22



9 to 5: The Musical
LeMoyne College

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

Three unlikely friends take control of their office and learn that there is nothing they can't do, even in a man's world. Book by Patricia Resnick and music by Dolly Parton.

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8:00 PM, February 22



Native Gardens
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Crespo, director

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

Enjoy a light-hearted look at what ails us in this witty and spot-on new comedy. Take a semi-retired Washington bureaucrat and his defense contractor wife, a young Chilean lawyer and his doctoral student wife, set them cheek by jowl in a border dispute over a couple of feet of property in a Georgetown backyard, and let the laughter begin. Privilege, prejudice, and yes, a border dispute all get an equitable skewering in this punchy and playful show. The road to recovering our shared sense of decency might just begin with laughter. A winner of the National Latino Playwriting Award, Karen Zacarías is among the most produced playwrights in the nation. This satirical gem shows us why.

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8:00 PM, February 22



Preview: We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia ...
Syracuse University Drama Department
Gilbert McCauley, director

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

Ever wonder what it would be like to be in the rehearsal room when actors are digging ferociously into their psyches to discover a moment of revelation or arguing heatedly over a character's motivation? In We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Südwestafrika, Between the Years 1884–1915, by Jackie Sibblies Drury, a company of six actors gathers in a rehearsal room to tell the little-known story of the first genocide of the 20th century: the extinction of the Herero tribe at the hands of their German colonizers. Along the way, they test the limits of empathy as their own stories, subjectivities, assumptions, and prejudices catalyze their theatrical process. Eventually the full force of a horrific past crashes into the good intentions of the present, and what seemed a faraway place and time comes all too close to home in this exceptional play about the sensitivities and difficulties inherent in the act of storytelling itself.

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Saturday, February 23, 2019


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 23



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

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

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."

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



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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



Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Pioneering video artist Frank Gillette uses multi-channel video installations, image feedback, time delay, and closed-circuit systems to focus on humans' experience of natural phenomena.

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



Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Influenced by the history of art and biology, Suzanne Anker uses a range of media to encourage critical thinking about how humans have altered nature and will be required to alter nature in the future.

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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 23



A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow: Works by Spencer L.A. Stultz
Community Folk Art Center

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

"A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow" is an exploration of identity, spirituality and the significance of experience. Spencer Stultz utilizes portraiture to interrogate the complexities of life, utilizing her personal lens to engage and conceptualize topics that are intangible, yet integral to the human experience.

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



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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

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



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center

Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center
6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool

For 20 years, Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada. His work focuses on the matriarch, Lena Nottaway, and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series of photographs is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with ArtRage Gallery. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

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



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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, February 23



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada, for almost 20 years. The work focuses on the matriarch Lena Nottaway and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 23



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 23



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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

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6:45 PM - 11:00 PM, February 23



Lorna Mills: Ghost Jets
Urban Video Project

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

Mills' practice regularly makes use of appropriated materials mined from the internet and popular culture, remixing these bits of digital ephemera into frenetic GIF collage.

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Comedy
 

8:00 PM, February 23



Dennis Miller and Mark Steyn: Adorable Deplorable Tour

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

Tickets available online at Ticketmaster.com.

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Music
 

10:30 AM, February 23



Kids Series: A Melodic Life
Symphoria

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

Trace the life of Bob, a lighthearted melody from childhood to middle age. Bob experiences many of life's events such as going to school, playing sports, and even getting a job.

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7:30 PM, February 23



John Price and The Usual Suspects
Steeple Coffee House

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

Contemporary folk

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Theater
 

3:00 PM, February 23



Native Gardens
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Crespo, director

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

Enjoy a light-hearted look at what ails us in this witty and spot-on new comedy. Take a semi-retired Washington bureaucrat and his defense contractor wife, a young Chilean lawyer and his doctoral student wife, set them cheek by jowl in a border dispute over a couple of feet of property in a Georgetown backyard, and let the laughter begin. Privilege, prejudice, and yes, a border dispute all get an equitable skewering in this punchy and playful show. The road to recovering our shared sense of decency might just begin with laughter. A winner of the National Latino Playwriting Award, Karen Zacarías is among the most produced playwrights in the nation. This satirical gem shows us why.

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8:00 PM, February 23



Mamma Mia!
Central New York Playhouse
Stephfond Brunson and Abel Searor, director

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

ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a guaranteed smash hit for any theatre. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget!

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8:00 PM, February 23



9 to 5: The Musical
LeMoyne College

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

Three unlikely friends take control of their office and learn that there is nothing they can't do, even in a man's world. Book by Patricia Resnick and music by Dolly Parton.

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8:00 PM, February 23



Native Gardens
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Crespo, director

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

Enjoy a light-hearted look at what ails us in this witty and spot-on new comedy. Take a semi-retired Washington bureaucrat and his defense contractor wife, a young Chilean lawyer and his doctoral student wife, set them cheek by jowl in a border dispute over a couple of feet of property in a Georgetown backyard, and let the laughter begin. Privilege, prejudice, and yes, a border dispute all get an equitable skewering in this punchy and playful show. The road to recovering our shared sense of decency might just begin with laughter. A winner of the National Latino Playwriting Award, Karen Zacarías is among the most produced playwrights in the nation. This satirical gem shows us why.

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8:00 PM, February 23



Opening: We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia ...
Syracuse University Drama Department
Gilbert McCauley, director

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

Ever wonder what it would be like to be in the rehearsal room when actors are digging ferociously into their psyches to discover a moment of revelation or arguing heatedly over a character's motivation? In We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Südwestafrika, Between the Years 1884–1915, by Jackie Sibblies Drury, a company of six actors gathers in a rehearsal room to tell the little-known story of the first genocide of the 20th century: the extinction of the Herero tribe at the hands of their German colonizers. Along the way, they test the limits of empathy as their own stories, subjectivities, assumptions, and prejudices catalyze their theatrical process. Eventually the full force of a horrific past crashes into the good intentions of the present, and what seemed a faraway place and time comes all too close to home in this exceptional play about the sensitivities and difficulties inherent in the act of storytelling itself.

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Sunday, February 24, 2019


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 24



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

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

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."

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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 24



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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

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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 24



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center

Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center
6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool

For 20 years, Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada. His work focuses on the matriarch, Lena Nottaway, and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series of photographs is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with ArtRage Gallery. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

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



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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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



Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Influenced by the history of art and biology, Suzanne Anker uses a range of media to encourage critical thinking about how humans have altered nature and will be required to alter nature in the future.

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



Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Pioneering video artist Frank Gillette uses multi-channel video installations, image feedback, time delay, and closed-circuit systems to focus on humans' experience of natural phenomena.

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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 24



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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

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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 24



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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Film
 

1:00 PM, February 24



Beneath the Surface: The Storied History of Onondaga Lake
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: $7 regular, $5 OHA members
Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Beneath the Surface: The Storied History of Onondaga Lake covers the amazing history of the lake and the remarkable impact it has had on our American way of life over the past six centuries.

Tickets are available at the door only. First come, first served.

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Music
 

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM, February 24



Hammond Jammin' XV

Price: Free
Upstairs at the Dino
246 W. Willow St., Syracuse

The 15th edition of this fan favorite celebrating the classic Hammond B3 organ and Leslie speaker! Spend the afternoon enjoying the musical talents of some of CNY's best keyboard artists: Gerry Testa with Chapter XI; The Lawless Brothers with Family and Friends, featuring Max Flansburg and Roland Brunet; Al Petroff with The Deep Freeze; Bill Barry with Monkey Fever; Menage A Soul featuring Mike Davis with special guests Bruce Tetley and Skip Murphy; Dave Solazzo and The Hip Replacements; and The Jon LeRoy Trio.

For more information, phone Gerry at 315-458-8753.

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4:00 PM, February 24



Cantigas de Santa Maria
Schola Cantorum of Syracuse
Barry Torres, conductor

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

Selections from the Cantigas, a collection of poems with musical notation from the 13th-century royal court of Alfonso X of Spain, performed by Liamna Pestana, Daniel Yost, and an ensemble of period instrument players and Schola singers.

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4:30 PM, February 24



Creation: A Celebration
Society for New Music

Price: $20 regular, $15 students/seniors, children 12 and under free
St. David's Episcopal Church
13 Jamar Dr., Dewitt

A multi-media performance piece, with poetry and concept by David Hitchcock; music by Peter Allen, Saad Haddad, Diane Jones, Marc Mellits, Mark Olivieri, Sam Pellman (with video), and Alex Stephenson; wildlife recordings by Douglas Quin; visuals and projected images by Lorne Covington and David Harper.

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5:00 PM, February 24



Cabaret Series: Marcus Anderson
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: $35 advance, $40 at the door, $10 students
Marriott Hotel Syracuse
500 S. Warren St., Syracuse

The legendary Marcus Anderson, veteran of Prince's New Power Generation band, headlined our summer festival with the most exciting, over-the-top show imaginable, bringing thousands to their feet to close the celebration. He'll hold court in the Finger Lakes Ballroom and do the same, in celebration of Black History Month! Charting number one on Billboard's Smooth Jazz and Sirius XM's Watercolors, this Spartanburg, SC, native's work with the late Prince led him to collaborations with Ceelo Green, Judith Hill, Stevie Wonder, Sheila E, and many others. A busy festival performer worldwide, he has performed for President Barack Obama, Jesse Jackson, and Hillary Clinton. His exciting blend of R&B, Pop, Rock, Latin, and Funk will bring you to your feet again at this exclusive CNY Jazz show.

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Theater
 

2:00 PM, February 24



Mamma Mia!
Central New York Playhouse
Stephfond Brunson and Abel Searor, director

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

ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a guaranteed smash hit for any theatre. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget!

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2:00 PM, February 24



Native Gardens
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Crespo, director

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

Enjoy a light-hearted look at what ails us in this witty and spot-on new comedy. Take a semi-retired Washington bureaucrat and his defense contractor wife, a young Chilean lawyer and his doctoral student wife, set them cheek by jowl in a border dispute over a couple of feet of property in a Georgetown backyard, and let the laughter begin. Privilege, prejudice, and yes, a border dispute all get an equitable skewering in this punchy and playful show. The road to recovering our shared sense of decency might just begin with laughter. A winner of the National Latino Playwriting Award, Karen Zacarías is among the most produced playwrights in the nation. This satirical gem shows us why.

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2:00 PM, February 24



We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia ...
Syracuse University Drama Department
Gilbert McCauley, director

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

Ever wonder what it would be like to be in the rehearsal room when actors are digging ferociously into their psyches to discover a moment of revelation or arguing heatedly over a character's motivation? In We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Südwestafrika, Between the Years 1884–1915, by Jackie Sibblies Drury, a company of six actors gathers in a rehearsal room to tell the little-known story of the first genocide of the 20th century: the extinction of the Herero tribe at the hands of their German colonizers. Along the way, they test the limits of empathy as their own stories, subjectivities, assumptions, and prejudices catalyze their theatrical process. Eventually the full force of a horrific past crashes into the good intentions of the present, and what seemed a faraway place and time comes all too close to home in this exceptional play about the sensitivities and difficulties inherent in the act of storytelling itself.

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7:00 PM, February 24



Shakes-Beer: An Evening of the Bard and Beer
Baldwinsville Center for the Arts

Price: $20
WT Brews
18 E. Genesee St., Baldwinsville

Monologues and scenes from great Shakespearean plays and some interactive fun with the audience, featuring Gabriel Girson and a cast of talented Syracuse University acting students. The performance will be in three acts with a complimentary beer tasting before each.

Food truck and beer cash bar available.

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Monday, February 25, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 25



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

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

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."

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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 25



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

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

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

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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 25



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 25



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 25



Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg
Point of Contact Gallery

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

"Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg" includes works that explore the interconnection between Buddhist philosophy, meditation, and the creative process. Stainman's work creates a visual metaphor of her personal experience with sensuality and color. The tactility of her work draws the viewer in through the body as a means of manipulation, lulling them into mental relaxation and an experience of natural mind.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 26



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

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

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."

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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 26



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

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

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

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 26



A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow: Works by Spencer L.A. Stultz
Community Folk Art Center

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

"A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow" is an exploration of identity, spirituality and the significance of experience. Spencer Stultz utilizes portraiture to interrogate the complexities of life, utilizing her personal lens to engage and conceptualize topics that are intangible, yet integral to the human experience.

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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 26



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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

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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 26



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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



Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg
Point of Contact Gallery

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

"Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg" includes works that explore the interconnection between Buddhist philosophy, meditation, and the creative process. Stainman's work creates a visual metaphor of her personal experience with sensuality and color. The tactility of her work draws the viewer in through the body as a means of manipulation, lulling them into mental relaxation and an experience of natural mind.

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Music
 

8:00 PM, February 26



Ensemble Series: SU Symphony Orchestra
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Price: Free
Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College
Syracuse University, Syracuse

For most concert events in Setnor Auditorium, free and accessible concert parking is available on campus in the Q-1 lot. When parking for concert events, please inform parking attendants that you are attending an event at Setnor Auditorium in Crouse College so they may direct you.

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 27



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

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

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."

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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, February 27



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

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

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

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 27



A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow: Works by Spencer L.A. Stultz
Community Folk Art Center

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

"A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow" is an exploration of identity, spirituality and the significance of experience. Spencer Stultz utilizes portraiture to interrogate the complexities of life, utilizing her personal lens to engage and conceptualize topics that are intangible, yet integral to the human experience.

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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 27



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 27



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 27



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 27



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center

Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center
6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool

For 20 years, Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada. His work focuses on the matriarch, Lena Nottaway, and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series of photographs is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with ArtRage Gallery. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 27



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

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

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

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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 27



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

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

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

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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 27



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

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

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 27



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 27



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 27



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 27



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 27



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 27



Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Pioneering video artist Frank Gillette uses multi-channel video installations, image feedback, time delay, and closed-circuit systems to focus on humans' experience of natural phenomena.

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 27



Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Influenced by the history of art and biology, Suzanne Anker uses a range of media to encourage critical thinking about how humans have altered nature and will be required to alter nature in the future.

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 27



Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg
Point of Contact Gallery

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

"Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg" includes works that explore the interconnection between Buddhist philosophy, meditation, and the creative process. Stainman's work creates a visual metaphor of her personal experience with sensuality and color. The tactility of her work draws the viewer in through the body as a means of manipulation, lulling them into mental relaxation and an experience of natural mind.

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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, February 27



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada, for almost 20 years. The work focuses on the matriarch Lena Nottaway and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

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Lecture
 

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, February 27



Lunch and Learn: Out of the Vault
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Bring your own lunch and learn about work in the Everson's permanent collection. Each month a new work will be pulled from the vault specifically for this discussion, allowing visitors to get up close and personal with select objects from the Museum's collection.

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Music
 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, February 27



Jazz at the Plaza: Dave Solazzo Duo
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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

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12:15 PM, February 27



Peter Rovit, violin; Arvilla Wendland, viola; Ida Tili-Trebicka, piano
Civic Morning Musicals

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

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5:30 PM - 8:30 PM, February 27



Jazz at the Cavalier: Cookie Coogan
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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

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8:00 PM, February 27



Guest Artist Series: Justin Clark and the Tranzient Ensemble
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Price: Free
Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College
Syracuse University, Syracuse

Bass trombonist Justin Clark attended the Music Industry program of Syracuse University 1999-2003 where he was a winner of the University Concerto competition. He then continued his studies at the Manhattan School of Music. After a brief sojourn touring with a Broadway musical he pursued his studies further at the Juilliard School in New York.

In 2006, Justin won the position for Bass Trombone with the Bern Symphony Orchestra in Switzerland. He has appeared as a guest with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, the Opernhaus Zurich, Orchestra de Chambre de Lausanne, Orchestre de la Suisse Romand (Geneva), Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra Basel, Symphony Orchestra St. Gallen, and the Gstaad Festival Orchestra, as well as in Portugal, Malaysia, Qatar, Germany, and the U.S. From 2012-2017, he was a member of the Budapest Festival Orchestra and performed on numerous international tours and CD recordings in Europe, North and South America, Asia, and the Middle East. Justin is also active as a soloist, chamber musician, and teacher.

For most concert events in Setnor Auditorium, free and accessible concert parking is available on campus in the Q-1 lot. When parking for concert events, please inform parking attendants that you are attending an event at Setnor Auditorium in Crouse College so they may direct you.

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Poetry/Reading
 

5:30 PM, February 27



Jonathan Dee
Raymond Carver Reading Series

Price: Free
Gifford Auditorium, Huntington Beard Crouse Hall
Syracuse University, Syracuse

Jonathan Dee is the author of seven novels, most recently The Locals. His novel The Privileges was a finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize and winner of the 2011 Prix Fitzgerald and the St. Francis College Literary Prize. A former contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, a senior editor of The Paris Review, and a National Magazine Award–nominated literary critic for Harper's, he has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. He lives in Syracuse.

The reading will be preceded by a question and answer session from 3:45-4:30 pm.

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Theater
 

7:30 PM, February 27



Native Gardens
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Crespo, director

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

Enjoy a light-hearted look at what ails us in this witty and spot-on new comedy. Take a semi-retired Washington bureaucrat and his defense contractor wife, a young Chilean lawyer and his doctoral student wife, set them cheek by jowl in a border dispute over a couple of feet of property in a Georgetown backyard, and let the laughter begin. Privilege, prejudice, and yes, a border dispute all get an equitable skewering in this punchy and playful show. The road to recovering our shared sense of decency might just begin with laughter. A winner of the National Latino Playwriting Award, Karen Zacarías is among the most produced playwrights in the nation. This satirical gem shows us why.

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8:00 PM, February 27



We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia ...
Syracuse University Drama Department
Gilbert McCauley, director

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

Ever wonder what it would be like to be in the rehearsal room when actors are digging ferociously into their psyches to discover a moment of revelation or arguing heatedly over a character's motivation? In We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Südwestafrika, Between the Years 1884–1915, by Jackie Sibblies Drury, a company of six actors gathers in a rehearsal room to tell the little-known story of the first genocide of the 20th century: the extinction of the Herero tribe at the hands of their German colonizers. Along the way, they test the limits of empathy as their own stories, subjectivities, assumptions, and prejudices catalyze their theatrical process. Eventually the full force of a horrific past crashes into the good intentions of the present, and what seemed a faraway place and time comes all too close to home in this exceptional play about the sensitivities and difficulties inherent in the act of storytelling itself.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 28



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

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

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."

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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 28



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

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

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

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 28



A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow: Works by Spencer L.A. Stultz
Community Folk Art Center

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

"A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow" is an exploration of identity, spirituality and the significance of experience. Spencer Stultz utilizes portraiture to interrogate the complexities of life, utilizing her personal lens to engage and conceptualize topics that are intangible, yet integral to the human experience.

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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 28



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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

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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 28



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 28



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 28



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center

Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center
6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool

For 20 years, Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada. His work focuses on the matriarch, Lena Nottaway, and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series of photographs is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with ArtRage Gallery. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, February 28



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

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

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

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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, February 28



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

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

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

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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, February 28



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

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

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

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 28



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 28



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 28



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 28



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 28



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 28



Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Influenced by the history of art and biology, Suzanne Anker uses a range of media to encourage critical thinking about how humans have altered nature and will be required to alter nature in the future.

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 28



Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Pioneering video artist Frank Gillette uses multi-channel video installations, image feedback, time delay, and closed-circuit systems to focus on humans' experience of natural phenomena.

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 28



Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg
Point of Contact Gallery

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

"Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg" includes works that explore the interconnection between Buddhist philosophy, meditation, and the creative process. Stainman's work creates a visual metaphor of her personal experience with sensuality and color. The tactility of her work draws the viewer in through the body as a means of manipulation, lulling them into mental relaxation and an experience of natural mind.

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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, February 28



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada, for almost 20 years. The work focuses on the matriarch Lena Nottaway and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

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7:00 PM - 11:00 PM, February 28



Lorna Mills: Ghost Jets
Urban Video Project

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

Mills' practice regularly makes use of appropriated materials mined from the internet and popular culture, remixing these bits of digital ephemera into frenetic GIF collage.

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Lecture
 

6:30 PM, February 28



Garth Clark: A Necessary Irritant
Everson Museum of Art

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

A roller coaster ride through the ceramic revolution, this lively multi–media presentation marks Garth Clark's last international tour. After five decades in the field, Clark remains a provocative, witty voice, now stimulating a new wave of controversy in the community. Clark is the founder of global ceramics community CFile.org and publisher of CFile.Daily. He is currently completing two books: Mind Mud: The Conceptual Ceramics of Ai Weiwei, and Lucio Fontana: Ceramics.

Presented in partnership with Syracuse University.

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Music
 

8:00 PM, February 28



Student Recital Series: Liam Hines, jazz trumpet
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Price: Free
Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College
Syracuse University, Syracuse

For most concert events in Setnor Auditorium, free and accessible concert parking is available on campus in the Q-1 lot. When parking for concert events, please inform parking attendants that you are attending an event at Setnor Auditorium in Crouse College so they may direct you.

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Theater
 

6:45 PM, February 28



No Time for Death
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

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

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7:30 PM, February 28



Native Gardens
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Crespo, director

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

Enjoy a light-hearted look at what ails us in this witty and spot-on new comedy. Take a semi-retired Washington bureaucrat and his defense contractor wife, a young Chilean lawyer and his doctoral student wife, set them cheek by jowl in a border dispute over a couple of feet of property in a Georgetown backyard, and let the laughter begin. Privilege, prejudice, and yes, a border dispute all get an equitable skewering in this punchy and playful show. The road to recovering our shared sense of decency might just begin with laughter. A winner of the National Latino Playwriting Award, Karen Zacarías is among the most produced playwrights in the nation. This satirical gem shows us why.

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8:00 PM, February 28



Mamma Mia!
Central New York Playhouse
Stephfond Brunson and Abel Searor, director

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

ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a guaranteed smash hit for any theatre. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget!

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8:00 PM, February 28



9 to 5: The Musical
LeMoyne College

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

Three unlikely friends take control of their office and learn that there is nothing they can't do, even in a man's world. Book by Patricia Resnick and music by Dolly Parton.

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8:00 PM, February 28



We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia ...
Syracuse University Drama Department
Gilbert McCauley, director

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

Ever wonder what it would be like to be in the rehearsal room when actors are digging ferociously into their psyches to discover a moment of revelation or arguing heatedly over a character's motivation? In We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Südwestafrika, Between the Years 1884–1915, by Jackie Sibblies Drury, a company of six actors gathers in a rehearsal room to tell the little-known story of the first genocide of the 20th century: the extinction of the Herero tribe at the hands of their German colonizers. Along the way, they test the limits of empathy as their own stories, subjectivities, assumptions, and prejudices catalyze their theatrical process. Eventually the full force of a horrific past crashes into the good intentions of the present, and what seemed a faraway place and time comes all too close to home in this exceptional play about the sensitivities and difficulties inherent in the act of storytelling itself.

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Friday, March 1, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 1



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

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

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."

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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 1



Backyard Serengeti: Paintings by Ellen Haffar
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, March 1



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

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

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

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 1



A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow: Works by Spencer L.A. Stultz
Community Folk Art Center

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

"A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow" is an exploration of identity, spirituality and the significance of experience. Spencer Stultz utilizes portraiture to interrogate the complexities of life, utilizing her personal lens to engage and conceptualize topics that are intangible, yet integral to the human experience.

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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, March 1



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, March 1



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 1



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 1



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center

Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center
6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool

For 20 years, Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada. His work focuses on the matriarch, Lena Nottaway, and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series of photographs is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with ArtRage Gallery. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 1



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

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

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

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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 1



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

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

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

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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 1



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

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

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

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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM, March 1



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM, March 1



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM, March 1



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM, March 1



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM, March 1



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM, March 1



Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Pioneering video artist Frank Gillette uses multi-channel video installations, image feedback, time delay, and closed-circuit systems to focus on humans' experience of natural phenomena.

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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM, March 1



Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Influenced by the history of art and biology, Suzanne Anker uses a range of media to encourage critical thinking about how humans have altered nature and will be required to alter nature in the future.

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 1



Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg
Point of Contact Gallery

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

"Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg" includes works that explore the interconnection between Buddhist philosophy, meditation, and the creative process. Stainman's work creates a visual metaphor of her personal experience with sensuality and color. The tactility of her work draws the viewer in through the body as a means of manipulation, lulling them into mental relaxation and an experience of natural mind.

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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, March 1



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada, for almost 20 years. The work focuses on the matriarch Lena Nottaway and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

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7:00 PM - 11:00 PM, March 1



Lorna Mills: Ghost Jets
Urban Video Project

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

Mills' practice regularly makes use of appropriated materials mined from the internet and popular culture, remixing these bits of digital ephemera into frenetic GIF collage.

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Music
 

7:00 PM, March 1



Rockin' the Redhouse 2019
Redhouse

Price: $10 in advance, $15 at the door
Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Are you ready to rock with Redhouse? Join us for the most anticipated fundraising event of the year. Nine bands from different companies in the Syracuse area will take the stage and battle it out with the hopes of taking home the title of "Most Rockin' Band".

Proceeds from this event go toward Redhouse Education Scholarship funds which sends students, who may not regularly have the chance, to attend camps and classes at Redhouse.

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8:00 PM, March 1



Laura Love
Folkus Project

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

After taking nearly a decade off the festival/touring circuit, Laura Love is again returning to the stage to continue where she left off. She felt "compelled to get back on the road, reach out to other human beings, spread kindness and try to heal", from what she has described as a "savage couple of years." To that end, she exploded back onto the festival scene in 2017, taking the Kate Wolf, Strawberry, Valhalla and Philadelphia Folk Music Festivals by storm.

With these powerful performances, she and her stellar guitarist, Terry Hunt, showcased a whole new batch of songs that left audiences leaping to their feet, mid-set and some concert-goers telling her "she was even better than she'd been years ago." She has expanded her story-rich, socially conscious repertoire to include Field Hollers, Civil Rights era songs, and Gospel music into her deep catalog of original songs.

Media, fans and record labels have struggled to define this inimitable musician's colorful style, which embraces bits of the blues, bluegrass, jazz, folk, gospel, reggae, and country. However, Laura Love has sometimes called her music "FolkFunk," "Afro-Celtic," or "Hip-Alachian."

Regardless of how she is described, Laura has an indisputable and uncanny knack for enthralling audiences from all walks of life, from octogenarians who line up to hear straight-ahead bluegrass to the pierced-and-tattooed set to their middle-aged parents.

A rare recording artist who is authentic and deeply rooted, Love exhibits timeless and diverse appeal. Droves of fans throughout North America, Australia, and Europe apparently agree. Her CDs have repeatedly made Billboard's annual Top 10 lists.

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Poetry/Reading
 

7:00 PM, March 1



Author J. Robert Lennon
Downtown Writer's Center

Price: Free
YMCA
340 Montgomery St., Syracuse

J. Robert Lennon is the author of eight novels, including Mailman, Familiar, and Broken River (winner of the 2018 CNY Book Award for Fiction), and the story collections Pieces for the Left Hand and See You in Paradise. He teaches writing at Cornell University.

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Theater
 

8:00 PM, March 1



The Diviners
Baldwinsville Theatre Guild

First Presbyterian Church of Baldwinsville
64 Oswego St., Baldwinsville

In the fictional town of Zion during the Great Depression, a widowed farmer is raising his son Buddy, whose brain was damaged at age 4 during a near drowning, in which his mother died trying to save him. The childlike and uncontrollable Buddy has a sweet spirit but is terrified of water, though ironically he has developed an uncanny ability to find water for his drought-besieged farm community. When a disillusioned preacher, C.C. Showers, who left his practice, comes to the farm seeking employment and food, a unique bond develops between the troubled but gifted Buddy and a man who represents salvation to the beleaguered townspeople. C.C. devotes himself to helping Buddy, and his efforts precipitate a startling chain of events.

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8:00 PM, March 1



Mamma Mia!
Central New York Playhouse
Stephfond Brunson and Abel Searor, director

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

ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a guaranteed smash hit for any theatre. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget!

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8:00 PM, March 1



9 to 5: The Musical
LeMoyne College

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

Three unlikely friends take control of their office and learn that there is nothing they can't do, even in a man's world. Book by Patricia Resnick and music by Dolly Parton.

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8:00 PM, March 1



Native Gardens
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Crespo, director

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

Enjoy a light-hearted look at what ails us in this witty and spot-on new comedy. Take a semi-retired Washington bureaucrat and his defense contractor wife, a young Chilean lawyer and his doctoral student wife, set them cheek by jowl in a border dispute over a couple of feet of property in a Georgetown backyard, and let the laughter begin. Privilege, prejudice, and yes, a border dispute all get an equitable skewering in this punchy and playful show. The road to recovering our shared sense of decency might just begin with laughter. A winner of the National Latino Playwriting Award, Karen Zacarías is among the most produced playwrights in the nation. This satirical gem shows us why.

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8:00 PM, March 1



We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia ...
Syracuse University Drama Department
Gilbert McCauley, director

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

Ever wonder what it would be like to be in the rehearsal room when actors are digging ferociously into their psyches to discover a moment of revelation or arguing heatedly over a character's motivation? In We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Südwestafrika, Between the Years 1884–1915, by Jackie Sibblies Drury, a company of six actors gathers in a rehearsal room to tell the little-known story of the first genocide of the 20th century: the extinction of the Herero tribe at the hands of their German colonizers. Along the way, they test the limits of empathy as their own stories, subjectivities, assumptions, and prejudices catalyze their theatrical process. Eventually the full force of a horrific past crashes into the good intentions of the present, and what seemed a faraway place and time comes all too close to home in this exceptional play about the sensitivities and difficulties inherent in the act of storytelling itself.

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