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Events for Tuesday, January 29, 2019

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

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

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

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

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor 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-7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Gallery Reception: A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865 SU Art Galleries

2:15 PM The Connective Corridor Artist Talk: William Earle Williams SU Art Galleries

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Baker Guest Artist Concert: Quinteto da Paraíba Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Events for Wednesday, January 30, 2019

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

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Nature of Things Edgewood Gallery

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

5:30 PM-8:30 PM Jazz at the Cavalier: Nancy Kelly CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

7:00 PM Quinteto da Paraíba Concert Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Events for Thursday, January 31, 2019

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

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

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Opening Reception and Artist Talk Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Archives: Video in America 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 Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018 Everson Museum of Art

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

6:45 PM No Time for Death Acme Mystery Company

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Almost, Maine Redhouse

Events for Friday, February 1, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint 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 Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018 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 From the Archives: Video in America 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

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Poets Rainie Oet and Devon Moore Downtown Writer's Center

8:00 PM The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Baldwinsville Theatre Guild

8:00 PM Kieran Kane and Rayna Gellert Folkus Project

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Almost, Maine Redhouse

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Mozart's Don Giovanni Syracuse Opera

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor JCM Exposed: Quinteto da Paraíba with Morton Schiff Jazz Ensemble and Samba Laranja Brazilian Ensemble Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Events for Saturday, February 2, 2019

10:00 AM-2:00 PM Nature of Things Edgewood Gallery

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 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 Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018 Everson Museum of Art

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

11:00 AM Moongobble Series: The Naughty Nork Open Hand Theater

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-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865 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

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

7:00 PM-9:00 PM Opening: Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar ArtRage Gallery

7:00 PM-10:00 PM Gallery Night Baldwinsville Center for the Arts

7:30 PM Three Cheers for the Woodwinds and Brass! Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music

8:00 PM The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Baldwinsville Theatre Guild

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Almost, Maine Redhouse

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Student Recital Series: Hannah Cox, cello Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Events for Sunday, February 3, 2019

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

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

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

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

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Opening: Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center

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

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

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

2:00 PM-5:00 PM Jazz on Tap: Ronnie Leigh Duo CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

2:00 PM Moongobble Series: The Naughty Nork Open Hand Theater

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor Almost, Maine Redhouse

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor Mozart's Don Giovanni Syracuse Opera

Events for Monday, February 4, 2019

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 Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

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

Events for Tuesday, February 5, 2019

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

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 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-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865 SU Art Galleries

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019


Art
 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 29



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

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

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

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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, January 29



Nature of Things
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

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

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 29



in the clearing.
Community Folk Art Center

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

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

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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 29



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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

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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 29



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 29



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

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

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

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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, January 29



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 - 7:00 PM, January 29



Gallery Reception: 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

There will be a gallery reception this evening 5:00-7:00 pm.

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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Lecture
 

2:15 PM, January 29



Artist Talk: William Earle Williams
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

Artist, curator, and educator William Earle Williams has been the subject of numerous solo and group exhibitions worldwide, and his curatorial work includes the organization of over 90 exhibitions. Among his many honors are being named a 1997 Pew Fellow in the Arts, and receiving a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for 2003–04.

Parking is available on a first come, first serve basis in the Quad 4 lot. Please visit parking.syr.edu for more information.

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Music
 

8:00 PM, January 29



Baker Guest Artist Concert: Quinteto da Paraíba
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

The Quinteto da Paraíba originated in the Music Department of the CCTA/UFPB, and has been in residence there for nearly three decades. Today, it one of the most renowned chamber music groups of Brazil. Traveling with versatility between concert music and popular music, Quinteto da Paraíba has recorded a number of CDs, and has appeared on DVDs, movie soundtracks, shows, concerts and tours in Brazil and abroad. They are avid ambassadors of the music of Brazilian composers.

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, January 30, 2019


Art
 

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, January 30



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

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

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

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



Nature of Things
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

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

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 30



in the clearing.
Community Folk Art Center

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

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

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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 30



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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

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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 30



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, January 30



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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

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



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

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

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

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



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, January 30



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

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

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 30



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 30



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 30



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 30



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, January 30



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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Music
 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, January 30



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



Jazz at the Cavalier: Nancy Kelly
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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

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7:00 PM, January 30



Quinteto da Paraíba Concert
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

The Quinteto da Paraíba originated in the Music Department of the CCTA/UFPB, and has been in residence there for nearly three decades. Today, it one of the most renowned chamber music groups of Brazil. Traveling with versatility between concert music and popular music, Quinteto da Paraíba has recorded a number of CDs, and has appeared on DVDs, movie soundtracks, shows, concerts and tours in Brazil and abroad. They are avid ambassadors of the music of Brazilian composers.

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Thursday, January 31, 2019


Art
 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 31



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

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

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

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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, January 31



Nature of Things
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

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

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, January 31



in the clearing.
Community Folk Art Center

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

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

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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 31



Opening Reception and Artist Talk Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

There will be an opening reception this evening 5:00-7:00 pm, with an artist talk and Q&A with Rodrigo Valenzuela at 6:00 pm.

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.

Free 2-hour parking is available directly across the street from the gallery on Waverly Avenue. Paid parking is available in the Booth Garage at the intersection of Comstock and Waverly Avenues.

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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, January 31



Opening Reception: 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

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

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.

Free 2-hour parking is available directly across the street from the gallery on Waverly Avenue. Paid parking is available in the Booth Garage at the intersection of Comstock and Waverly Avenues.

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, January 31



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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

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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, January 31



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

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

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

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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, January 31



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, January 31



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, January 31



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 31



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 31



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 31



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, January 31



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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Music
 

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, January 31



Jazz at the Magnolia: Parlour Games
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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

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Theater
 

6:45 PM, January 31



No Time for Death
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

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

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7:00 PM, January 31



Almost, Maine
Redhouse
Steve Hayes, director

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

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

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Friday, February 1, 2019


Art
 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 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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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, February 1



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 - 6:00 PM, February 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 - 6:00 PM, February 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 - 4:00 PM, February 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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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 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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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 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, February 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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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 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, February 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, February 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, February 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, February 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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Music
 

8:00 PM, February 1



Kieran Kane and Rayna Gellert
Folkus Project

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

Kieran Kane has been referred to as "the godfather of Americana music" for good reason. His seminal work in The O'Kanes and Kane Welch Kaplin laid the foundation for the contemporary world of Americana music. A successful solo artist, collaborator, and songwriter (with songs recorded by Alan Jackson, John Prine, Emmylou Harris, and many more), Kieran is a musician's musician: his playing is always understated, always groove-oriented, and always serving the song.

If Rayna Gellert seems a preternaturally gifted songwriter, it's because she's seen farther into the old songs than most. Growing up in a musical family, she turned to Appalachian old-time music at a young age, becoming a prodigious fiddler and leading a new revival of American string band music through her work with the acclaimed roots band Uncle Earl. An in-demand collaborator, she has toured and recorded with artists such as Scott Miller, Abigail Washburn, and Robyn Hitchcock.

Kieran and Rayna first met, fittingly, at San Francisco's celebrated Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, which led to their co-writing songs for Kieran's recent album, Unguarded Moments. They joined forces again for Rayna's 2017 release, Workin's Too Hard, which they also co-produced. Fans of either artist will recognize the musical kindred-spiritedness in their restrained and roots-oriented approach to both songs and arrangements.

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8:00 PM, February 1



JCM Exposed: Quinteto da Paraíba with Morton Schiff Jazz Ensemble and Samba Laranja Brazilian Ensemble
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

The Quinteto da Paraíba originated in the Music Department of the CCTA/UFPB, and has been in residence there for nearly three decades. Today, it one of the most renowned chamber music groups of Brazil. Traveling with versatility between concert music and popular music, Quinteto da Paraíba has recorded a number of CDs, and has appeared on DVDs, movie soundtracks, shows, concerts and tours in Brazil and abroad. They are avid ambassadors of the music of Brazilian composers.

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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Opera
 

8:00 PM, February 1



Mozart's Don Giovanni
Syracuse Opera

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

What price should be paid for arrogance, brutality, and disrespect?

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Poetry/Reading
 

7:00 PM, February 1



Poets Rainie Oet and Devon Moore
Downtown Writer's Center

Price: Free
YMCA
340 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Rainie Oet is a nonbinary writer, poetry editor at Salt Hill, and the author of No Mark Spiral (CutBank Books, 2018). Their work appears in The Yale Review, jubilat, The Adroit Journal, Colorado Review, and The Poetry Review, among other publications. They won the inaugural Press 53 Flash Fiction Contest in 2018.

Devon Moore currently lives, writes, and teaches in Syracuse. A former Syracuse University Fellow, she is the author of the books All Throats Sound Animal (Cider Press Review, 2018), which won the 2017 Cider Press Review Editors' Prize, and Apology of a Girl Who Is Told She Is Going to Hell (Mayapple Press, 2015), which was a finalist for the Binghamton University Milt Kessler Poetry Book Award. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Gulf Coast, Meridian, The Cortland Review, New Ohio Review, Juked, The Sun Magazine, and elsewhere.

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Theater
 

8:00 PM, February 1



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

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

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

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

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8:00 PM, February 1



Almost, Maine
Redhouse
Steve Hayes, director

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

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

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Saturday, February 2, 2019


Art
 

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, February 2



Nature of Things
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

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

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 2



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 2



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 2



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 2



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 2



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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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 2



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 2



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 2



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 2



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 2



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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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 2



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 2



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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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 2



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

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

There will be an opening reception this evening 7:00-9:00 pm.

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 - 10:00 PM, February 2



Gallery Night
Baldwinsville Center for the Arts

Price: $10 (includes dessert)
Baldwinsville Bed & Breakfast
70 Oswego St., Baldwinsville

An open house featuring work by three local artists: photographer Enrique Rosario, painter Stacey Pope, and ceramist Paula Burke.

Cash bar available.

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Music
 

7:30 PM, February 2



Three Cheers for the Woodwinds and Brass!
Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music

Price: $25 regular, $20 seniors, $15 ages 30 and under, free for full-time students with ID
H. W. Smith School Auditorium
1130 Salt Springs Rd., Syracuse

Nielsen Wind Quintet, op. 43
Poulenc Sextet for Piano and Winds
Samuel Scheidt Canzona Bergamasca
Gabrieli Canzona per Sonare No 4
Handel Suite from Water Music
Bach Contrapunctus 1 from The Art of the Fugue BWV:1043 in D Minor
Bach Little Fugue in G minor
Bizet Carmen Fantasy
Calixa Lavallee La Rose Nuptiale

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8:00 PM, February 2



Student Recital Series: Hannah Cox, cello
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
 

11:00 AM, February 2



Moongobble Series: The Naughty Nork
Open Hand Theater

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

Edward and Moongobble are on a quest. They're out break the curse of the Oggledy Nork because Moongobble is convinced every curse can be broken. But when it comes to magic, things are never that easy.

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8:00 PM, February 2



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

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

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

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

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8:00 PM, February 2



Almost, Maine
Redhouse
Steve Hayes, director

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

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

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Sunday, February 3, 2019


Art
 

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 3



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 - 5:00 PM, February 3



Opening: 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

There will be an opening reception this afternoon 3:00-5:00 pm.

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 3



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 3



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 3



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 3



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 3



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 3



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 3



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 3



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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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 3



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 3



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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Music
 

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 3



Jazz on Tap: Ronnie Leigh Duo
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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

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Opera
 

2:00 PM, February 3



Mozart's Don Giovanni
Syracuse Opera

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

What price should be paid for arrogance, brutality, and disrespect?

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Theater
 

2:00 PM, February 3



Moongobble Series: The Naughty Nork
Open Hand Theater

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

Edward and Moongobble are on a quest. They're out break the curse of the Oggledy Nork because Moongobble is convinced every curse can be broken. But when it comes to magic, things are never that easy.

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2:00 PM, February 3



Almost, Maine
Redhouse
Steve Hayes, director

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

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

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Monday, February 4, 2019


Art
 

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



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 4



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 4



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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Tuesday, February 5, 2019


Art
 

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



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 5



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 - 9:00 PM, February 5



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 5



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 5



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 5



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 5



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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