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Events for Friday, May 4, 2018

9:00 AM-5:00 PM IPA: 23 Craft Potters Clayscapes Pottery Gallery

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

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Annual High School Seniors' Exhibit Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-5:00 PM I [Heart] Ceramic Surface Gandee Gallery

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor In Gratitude: The Museum Project SU Art Galleries

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

12:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Edie Fake: Structures Shift Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Art of the Tile Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight Point of Contact Gallery

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Within Our Gates: Site and Memory in the American Landscape, the Paintings of Keith Morris Washington ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

6:30 PM The Connective Corridor Power of Play Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Poets Elinor Cramer and Francis DiClemente and Author Jo Lynn Stresing Downtown Writer's Center

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jim Gaffigan Landmark Theatre

7:30 PM Sinatra Swings LeMoyne College, featuring Ronnie Leigh

8:00 PM Animal Crackers Baldwinsville Theatre Guild (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Cosy Sheridan Folkus Project

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Falsettos Rarely Done Productions (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Magic Play Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Preview: Little Shop of Horrors Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Student Recital Series: JuRang Kim, violin Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

8:45 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits) Urban Video Project

9:30 PM The Connective Corridor Jim Gaffigan Landmark Theatre

Events for Saturday, May 5, 2018

9:00 AM-1:00 PM IPA: 23 Craft Potters Clayscapes Pottery Gallery

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

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

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

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Think Spring Indie Show Syracuse Ceramic Guild

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit Celebration of the Arts

11:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight Community Folk Art Center

11:00 AM-5:00 PM I [Heart] Ceramic Surface Gandee Gallery

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict SU Art Galleries

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

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor In Gratitude: The Museum Project SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight SU Art Galleries

11:30 AM The Connective Corridor Power of Play Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company

12:00 PM-4:00 PM Within Our Gates: Site and Memory in the American Landscape, the Paintings of Keith Morris Washington ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight Point of Contact Gallery

12:30 PM Hansel and Gretel Magic Circle Children's Theatre

1:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands Light Work Gallery

3:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Magic Play Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Student Recital Series: Ryan Mewhorter, voice Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

7:30 PM An Evening of Madrigals Celebration of the Arts

7:30 PM SVE Jazz Syracuse Vocal Ensemble

8:00 PM Animal Crackers Baldwinsville Theatre Guild (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Falsettos Rarely Done Productions (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Magic Play Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Opening: Little Shop of Horrors Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Student Recital Series: Juelin Zhao, piano Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

8:45 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits) Urban Video Project

Events for Sunday, May 6, 2018

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit Celebration of the Arts

11:00 AM-4:00 PM I [Heart] Ceramic Surface Gandee Gallery

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor In Gratitude: The Museum Project SU Art Galleries

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

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Think Spring Indie Show Syracuse Ceramic Guild

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

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

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

1:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

2:00 PM-5:00 PM Jazz on Tap: Ronnie Leigh & Marcus Curry CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

2:00 PM Adam Sudmann on My Lucky Tummy & With Love Strathmore Speakers Series

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Magic Play Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor Little Shop of Horrors Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

2:30 PM Casual Series: Meyer Plays Rodrigo Symphoria, featuring Kenneth Meyer, guitar

3:00 PM Animal Crackers Baldwinsville Theatre Guild (Read a review!)

3:00 PM Fundraiser Event Empire State Theatre and Musical Instrument Museum, featuring Bob Carbone, John Paul Fiscoe, Geraldine Addona, and Jason Comet

3:00 PM Student Recital LeMoyne College

3:00 PM OCC Music Dept. Spring Concert Onondaga Community College

4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Song That Nature Sings: Spring Celebration Concert Syracuse Children's Chorus

5:00 PM Student Recital LeMoyne College

5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Student Recital Series: Schuyler Conto, trumpet Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

7:00 PM Music Series: Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb Temple Society of Concord

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Jackson Browne Landmark Theatre

Events for Monday, May 7, 2018

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

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands Light Work Gallery

7:00 PM Le Moyne College Rock Ensemble LeMoyne College

7:30 PM Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1944) Syracuse Cinephile Society

Events for Tuesday, May 8, 2018

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

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict SU Art Galleries

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

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor In Gratitude: The Museum Project SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight Point of Contact Gallery

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor The Magic Play Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

Events for Wednesday, May 9, 2018

9:00 AM-7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit Celebration of the Arts

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor In Gratitude: The Museum Project SU Art Galleries

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

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

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

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

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight Point of Contact Gallery

12:15 PM Women on the Verge Civic Morning Musicals

12:15 PM The Connective Corridor Lunchtime Lecture: Exhibition Preview 2018-2019 SU Art Galleries

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Within Our Gates: Site and Memory in the American Landscape, the Paintings of Keith Morris Washington ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

5:30 PM-8:30 PM Jazz at the Cavalier: Julie Falatico CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor The Magic Play Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Little Shop of Horrors Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

Events for Thursday, May 10, 2018

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

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I Onondaga Historical Association

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit Celebration of the Arts

11:00 AM-5:00 PM I [Heart] Ceramic Surface Gandee Gallery

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Americans in Venice: Late 19th and Early 20th Century Prints SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor In Gratitude: The Museum Project SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight SU Art Galleries

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

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

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight Point of Contact Gallery

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Within Our Gates: Site and Memory in the American Landscape, the Paintings of Keith Morris Washington ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

6:45 PM The Y-Files: Where are the Cows? Acme Mystery Company

7:00 PM Emil Milan: Midcentury Master book launch ArtRage Gallery, featuring Barry Gordon

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor The Magic Play Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Little Shop of Horrors Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

8:45 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits) Urban Video Project

Events for Friday, May 11, 2018

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

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Journeys Past and Present Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I Onondaga Historical Association

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit Celebration of the Arts

11:00 AM-5:00 PM I [Heart] Ceramic Surface Gandee Gallery

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor In Gratitude: The Museum Project SU Art Galleries

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

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

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

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hiding in Plain Sight Point of Contact Gallery

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Within Our Gates: Site and Memory in the American Landscape, the Paintings of Keith Morris Washington ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

5:00 PM-8:00 PM Gallery Opening for Tim Kowalczyk Clayscapes Pottery Gallery

7:00 PM Amy Soucy and Colleen Kattau Words and Music Songwriter Showcase

7:30 PM Howard Boatwright Centennial Celebration Celebration of the Arts

8:00 PM Animal Crackers Baldwinsville Theatre Guild (Read a review!)

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

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Falsettos Rarely Done Productions (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Fabulous Films Syracuse Gay and Lesbian Chorus

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Magic Play Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Little Shop of Horrors Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

8:45 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits) Urban Video Project

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Friday, May 4, 2018


Art
 

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



IPA: 23 Craft Potters
Clayscapes Pottery Gallery

Price: Free
Clayscapes Pottery Studio
1003 W. Fayette St., Suite L1, Syracuse

Annual spring show of functional and sculptural ceramics by the Independent Potter's Association.


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



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

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

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


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 4



Annual High School Seniors' Exhibit
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Works by high school seniors within a 30-mile radius are on display in this exhibit juried by the CNY Art Guild.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 4



Hiding in Plain Sight
Community Folk Art Center

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

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, the M.F.A. exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 4



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

Karolina Karlic's "Rubberlands" is an ongoing photographic survey that maps the social and ecological impacts of rubber manufacturing. Following the trajectory of the artist's earlier work exploring the automobile industry in Michigan, "Rubberlands" proceeds from Midwest cities like Detroit and Akron, Ohio — once auto capitals of the world and now entry points for commodities through globalized networks. Connecting the company archives of Henry Ford, Goodyear, Goodrich, General Tire, and Firestone, Karlic traces the evolution of an industry that relies heavily on outsourcing of the Hevea brasiliensis (Amazonian rubber tree). Her photographic fieldwork in Brazil has taken her to manufacturing plants in Salvador and Itaparica, Michelin rubber plantations in the Atlantic forest, a fisherman's village on the coastal rivers of Itubera in Bahia, and the vestiges of Fordlândia, Henry Ford's planned community in the Amazon.

Karlic reveals threatened landscapes, sites of reforestation, and working factories against the backdrop of their surrounding communities — scenes where living things are transformed into assets and removed from their lifeworlds to supply the demands of capital. By weaving together historical archives and contemporary renderings of environs that production has largely shaped, Karlic moves beyond capturing a static place and time, instead configuring a dynamic space for contemplating the inextricable social and personal bonds that surround labor and natural resources. Here, she invites the viewer into a new imaginary where historical consciousness is critical in reflecting on our relationship to consumption.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 4



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to announce the 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual featuring work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Exhibiting students include Marianne Barthelemy, Colleen Cambier, Bryan Cereijo, Haoyu Deng, Kathleen Flynn, Shweta Gulati, Chase Guttman, Shuran Huang, Joshua Ives, Eva Jenkins, Zachary Krahmer, Fiona Lenz, Tingjun Long, Claudia Mccann, Todd Michalek, Moriah Ratner, Erika Sternard, Ashley Tucker, Austin Wallace, and Cassie Zhang.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 4



The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I
Onondaga Historical Association

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

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 4



I [Heart] Ceramic Surface
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

The exhibition features ceramic artists who go all out when it comes to their surfaces. Inlay, silk-screen resist, texture, decal, carving, slip trailing, sgraffito... This group does it all and then some. Participating artist include Kyle Carpenter, Andrea Denniston, Maria Dondero, Rachel Donner, Shanna Fliegel, Jennifer Gandee, Brian Giniewski, David MacDonald, Colleen McCall, Andrew McIntyre, Brooke Millecchia, Brooke Noble, Eric Pardue, Jeremy Randall, and Grace Sheese.


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



Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Crisis" investigates how visual artists have captured, reacted, and explained physical acts of conflict, issues of identity, and the evolving conceptual methodologies in art itself.


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



Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition explores a selection of Whistler's etchings and lithographs describing major European cities, their waterways, and the working class people living there.


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



Hiding in Plain Sight
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, the M.F.A. exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.


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



In Gratitude: The Museum Project
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 4



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 4



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 4



The Art of the Tile
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Ceramic tiles are one of the world's oldest decorative art forms, dating back to at least the fourth millennium BCE. Tiles served both an ornamental and functional purpose, covering interior and exterior building surfaces as well as tabletops and other pieces of furniture.

The Everson's expansive ceramics collection includes over 500 tiles made in countries around the world between the 17th and 20th centuries. This exhibition presents a selection of these tiles, many of which have never before been on view.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 4



Hiding in Plain Sight
Point of Contact Gallery

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

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, curator of exhibitions and programs at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Art in New York City, the MFA exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.

The Point of Contact exhibit features the work Eric Charlton, Joan Farrenkopf, Marilyn Koch, Jo Yu Lee, Katie Levesque, and Luxin Zhang.

Featuring a diverse array of paintings, sculptures, video and installations, "Hiding in Plain Sight" represents the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a significant, self-led shift toward multidisciplinary experimentation. The result is a collection of works which, through their staging and materiality, radicalize traditional modes of art-making and subvert our perception of space and reality.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, May 4



Within Our Gates: Site and Memory in the American Landscape, the Paintings of Keith Morris Washington
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

The practice of human sacrifice, known as lynching, has been carried out openly, as a public social ritual, in the United States from the very founding of the Republic. "Within Our Gates: Site and Memory in the American Landscape" is designed to inform a broad audience about this phenomenon of lynching as human sacrifice within the context of the landscape. The term lynching faded from popular usage with the advent of the 1960s civil rights movement. However, death by lynching is still exercised today as evidenced by the murders of James Byrd, Jr., Matthew Shepherd, Billy Jack Gaither, and Raynard Johnson. Only the taboo nature of this ritual has changed. — excerpt from Keith Morris Washington's artist statement

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8:45 PM - 11:00 PM, May 4



Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits)
Urban Video Project

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

Ben Russell (b.1976, USA) is a media artist and curator whose films, installations, and performances foster a deep engagement with the history and semiotics of the moving image. Formal investigations of the historical and conceptual relationships between early cinema, documentary practices, and structuralist filmmaking result in immersive experiences concerned at once with ritual, communal spectatorship and the pursuit of a "psychedelic ethnography."

Screening begins at dusk.


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Comedy
 

7:00 PM, May 4



Jim Gaffigan
Landmark Theatre

Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Jim Gaffigan is a three-time Grammy-nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer and best-selling author. This past January, he premiered his fifth one-hour stand up special, Cinco, on Netflix, who also purchased the exclusive rights to Gaffigan's four other stand-up specials in an unprecedented deal. The album version of Cinco, Gaffigan's fifth album, became available on June 13 and during that week, Gaffigan had six albums in the top 10 comedy albums list on iTunes. Cinco garnered impressive reviews, with A.V. Club calling Jim, "One of our most intelligent observational humorists."

Last year Gaffigan and his wife, Jeannie, ended their critically acclaimed semi-fictitious television show, The Jim Gaffigan Show, after two seasons on TV Land. The series, lauded by The Los Angeles Times as "fun and funny," and by People Magazine as "One of summer TV's bright spots," was written by Jim and Jeannie, who both also served as executive producers and showrunners. The single-camera comedy co-starred Ashley Williams, Michael Ian Black, and Adam Goldberg and revolved around one man's struggle to balance fatherhood, stand-up comedy and an insatiable appetite.

Tickets available online at Ticketmaster.


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9:30 PM, May 4



Jim Gaffigan
Landmark Theatre

Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Jim Gaffigan is a three-time Grammy-nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer and best-selling author. This past January, he premiered his fifth one-hour stand up special, Cinco, on Netflix, who also purchased the exclusive rights to Gaffigan's four other stand-up specials in an unprecedented deal. The album version of Cinco, Gaffigan's fifth album, became available on June 13 and during that week, Gaffigan had six albums in the top 10 comedy albums list on iTunes. Cinco garnered impressive reviews, with A.V. Club calling Jim, "One of our most intelligent observational humorists."

Last year Gaffigan and his wife, Jeannie, ended their critically acclaimed semi-fictitious television show, The Jim Gaffigan Show, after two seasons on TV Land. The series, lauded by The Los Angeles Times as "fun and funny," and by People Magazine as "One of summer TV's bright spots," was written by Jim and Jeannie, who both also served as executive producers and showrunners. The single-camera comedy co-starred Ashley Williams, Michael Ian Black, and Adam Goldberg and revolved around one man's struggle to balance fatherhood, stand-up comedy and an insatiable appetite.

Tickets available online at Ticketmaster.


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Music
 

7:30 PM, May 4



Sinatra Swings
LeMoyne College
Le Moyne College Jazzuits and Jazz Ensemble
Featuring Ronnie Leigh

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


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8:00 PM, May 4



Cosy Sheridan
Folkus Project

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

Cosy Sheridan first caught the attention of national folk audiences in 1992 when she won the New Folk songwriting contests at The Kerrville Folk Festival and The Telluride Bluegrass Festival. She has been on the road ever since, playing clubs, concert halls and coffeehouses from Seattle to Berkeley and across I-80 to Omaha, Chicago and then to Boston, where she now makes her home.


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8:00 PM, May 4



Student Recital Series: JuRang Kim, violin
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

JuRang Kim, a graduate string performance student, will present a violin recital.

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
 

7:00 PM, May 4



Poets Elinor Cramer and Francis DiClemente and Author Jo Lynn Stresing
Downtown Writer's Center

Price: Free
YMCA
340 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Elinor Cramer is the author of a recent chapbook, Mayflower, and a full-length collection of poems, She Is a Pupa, Soft and White. Her poems have appeared in Stone Canoe, Nine Mile, The Comstock Review, and other journals. She has an MFA from Warren Wilson College.

Francis DiClemente is the author of four poetry collections, most recently Sidewalk Stories (Kelsay Books, 2017). He lives in Syracuse.

Jo Lynn Stresing is a dog breeder, exhibitor, musher, artist, and writer who possesses a true devotion to a life lived with dogs. Jo Lynn studied at SUNY New Paltz and Parsons School of Design and is the owner of Portraits By Jo Lynn. Her short stories and illustrations (hand-drawn by Jo Lynn) are based on decades of observation. Her newest book is Under a Kindred Moon, a collection of nonfiction pieces.


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Theater
 

6:30 PM, May 4



Power of Play
Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company

Price: Donation, children free
Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

In Power of Play, urban youth aged 14-18, participants in an 8-week playwriting intensive, share their world through a performance of their combined stories. Production partners include Writing Our Lives, a program in SU's Reading and Language Arts Dept.; Community Folk Art Center; and Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company.

There will be a pre-show reception with a performance by Signature Soul, and a talk-back following the performance.


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8:00 PM, May 4



Animal Crackers
Baldwinsville Theatre Guild
Dan Stevens, director

First Presbyterian Church of Baldwinsville
64 Oswego St., Baldwinsville

This hallmark of Marx Brothers lunacy has a book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, and music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby.

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8:00 PM, May 4



Falsettos
Rarely Done Productions

Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

Falsettos follows Marvin, who struggles to create a tight-knit family out of his eclectic array of core relationships. Music and lyrics by William Finn; book by James Lapine and William Finn.

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8:00 PM, May 4



The Magic Play
Syracuse Stage
Halena Kays, director

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

Acclaimed magician, illusion designer, and actor Brett Schneider stars in a mind-blowing spectacle that combines the allure of a live magic show with engaging drama. A successful young magician, reeling from a recent romantic break-up, struggles to keep his off-stage reality from undermining his on stage illusions. Magic tricks highlight this one-of-kind and uplifting theatrical experience.

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8:00 PM, May 4



Preview: Little Shop of Horrors
Syracuse University Drama Department
Brian Cimmet, director

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

In 1982 a space alien invaded Off-Off-Broadway, and in a quest for world domination quickly spawned iterations Off-Broadway, in London's West End, on film, on Broadway, on tours throughout America, in countries around the world, and most insidiously in high schools and community theaters everywhere. Born of a low budget 1960s science fiction movie, the carnivorous plant-like alien, named Audrey II, arrived in a vehicle called Little Shop of Horrors and came armed with an infectious 50s/60s pop-inflected musical score and a delightfully quirky love story. Horticulture never seemed so dangerous, or so much fun. Warning: don't feed the plants.

Book by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman. Choreography by Andrea Leigh-Smith.

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Saturday, May 5, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, May 5



IPA: 23 Craft Potters
Clayscapes Pottery Gallery

Price: Free
Clayscapes Pottery Studio
1003 W. Fayette St., Suite L1, Syracuse

Annual spring show of functional and sculptural ceramics by the Independent Potter's Association.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 5



The Art of the Tile
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Ceramic tiles are one of the world's oldest decorative art forms, dating back to at least the fourth millennium BCE. Tiles served both an ornamental and functional purpose, covering interior and exterior building surfaces as well as tabletops and other pieces of furniture.

The Everson's expansive ceramics collection includes over 500 tiles made in countries around the world between the 17th and 20th centuries. This exhibition presents a selection of these tiles, many of which have never before been on view.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 5



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 5



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 5



Think Spring Indie Show
Syracuse Ceramic Guild

Cosmopolitan 1153
1153 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

Handmade fine art and crafts.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 5



Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit
Celebration of the Arts

Price: Free
St. David's Episcopal Church
13 Jamar Dr., Dewitt

A juried exhibit of the works of over 100 visual artists.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 5



Hiding in Plain Sight
Community Folk Art Center

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

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, the M.F.A. exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 5



I [Heart] Ceramic Surface
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

The exhibition features ceramic artists who go all out when it comes to their surfaces. Inlay, silk-screen resist, texture, decal, carving, slip trailing, sgraffito... This group does it all and then some. Participating artist include Kyle Carpenter, Andrea Denniston, Maria Dondero, Rachel Donner, Shanna Fliegel, Jennifer Gandee, Brian Giniewski, David MacDonald, Colleen McCall, Andrew McIntyre, Brooke Millecchia, Brooke Noble, Eric Pardue, Jeremy Randall, and Grace Sheese.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 5



The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I
Onondaga Historical Association

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

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 5



Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition explores a selection of Whistler's etchings and lithographs describing major European cities, their waterways, and the working class people living there.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 5



Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Crisis" investigates how visual artists have captured, reacted, and explained physical acts of conflict, issues of identity, and the evolving conceptual methodologies in art itself.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 5



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 5



In Gratitude: The Museum Project
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 5



Hiding in Plain Sight
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, the M.F.A. exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.


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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, May 5



Within Our Gates: Site and Memory in the American Landscape, the Paintings of Keith Morris Washington
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

The practice of human sacrifice, known as lynching, has been carried out openly, as a public social ritual, in the United States from the very founding of the Republic. "Within Our Gates: Site and Memory in the American Landscape" is designed to inform a broad audience about this phenomenon of lynching as human sacrifice within the context of the landscape. The term lynching faded from popular usage with the advent of the 1960s civil rights movement. However, death by lynching is still exercised today as evidenced by the murders of James Byrd, Jr., Matthew Shepherd, Billy Jack Gaither, and Raynard Johnson. Only the taboo nature of this ritual has changed. — excerpt from Keith Morris Washington's artist statement

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 5



Hiding in Plain Sight
Point of Contact Gallery

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

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, curator of exhibitions and programs at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Art in New York City, the MFA exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.

The Point of Contact exhibit features the work Eric Charlton, Joan Farrenkopf, Marilyn Koch, Jo Yu Lee, Katie Levesque, and Luxin Zhang.

Featuring a diverse array of paintings, sculptures, video and installations, "Hiding in Plain Sight" represents the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a significant, self-led shift toward multidisciplinary experimentation. The result is a collection of works which, through their staging and materiality, radicalize traditional modes of art-making and subvert our perception of space and reality.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 5



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to announce the 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual featuring work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Exhibiting students include Marianne Barthelemy, Colleen Cambier, Bryan Cereijo, Haoyu Deng, Kathleen Flynn, Shweta Gulati, Chase Guttman, Shuran Huang, Joshua Ives, Eva Jenkins, Zachary Krahmer, Fiona Lenz, Tingjun Long, Claudia Mccann, Todd Michalek, Moriah Ratner, Erika Sternard, Ashley Tucker, Austin Wallace, and Cassie Zhang.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 5



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

Karolina Karlic's "Rubberlands" is an ongoing photographic survey that maps the social and ecological impacts of rubber manufacturing. Following the trajectory of the artist's earlier work exploring the automobile industry in Michigan, "Rubberlands" proceeds from Midwest cities like Detroit and Akron, Ohio — once auto capitals of the world and now entry points for commodities through globalized networks. Connecting the company archives of Henry Ford, Goodyear, Goodrich, General Tire, and Firestone, Karlic traces the evolution of an industry that relies heavily on outsourcing of the Hevea brasiliensis (Amazonian rubber tree). Her photographic fieldwork in Brazil has taken her to manufacturing plants in Salvador and Itaparica, Michelin rubber plantations in the Atlantic forest, a fisherman's village on the coastal rivers of Itubera in Bahia, and the vestiges of Fordlândia, Henry Ford's planned community in the Amazon.

Karlic reveals threatened landscapes, sites of reforestation, and working factories against the backdrop of their surrounding communities — scenes where living things are transformed into assets and removed from their lifeworlds to supply the demands of capital. By weaving together historical archives and contemporary renderings of environs that production has largely shaped, Karlic moves beyond capturing a static place and time, instead configuring a dynamic space for contemplating the inextricable social and personal bonds that surround labor and natural resources. Here, she invites the viewer into a new imaginary where historical consciousness is critical in reflecting on our relationship to consumption.


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8:45 PM - 11:00 PM, May 5



Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits)
Urban Video Project

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

Ben Russell (b.1976, USA) is a media artist and curator whose films, installations, and performances foster a deep engagement with the history and semiotics of the moving image. Formal investigations of the historical and conceptual relationships between early cinema, documentary practices, and structuralist filmmaking result in immersive experiences concerned at once with ritual, communal spectatorship and the pursuit of a "psychedelic ethnography."

Screening begins at dusk.


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Music
 

5:00 PM, May 5



Student Recital Series: Ryan Mewhorter, voice
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

Ryan Mewhorter, a junior performance student in the Setnor School of Music, will present a voice recital.

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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7:30 PM, May 5



An Evening of Madrigals
Celebration of the Arts
Syracuse Pops Chorus Madrigal Singers
Lou Lemos, conductor

Price: $10 suggested donation
St. David's Episcopal Church
13 Jamar Dr., Dewitt


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7:30 PM, May 5



SVE Jazz
Syracuse Vocal Ensemble
Jeff Welcher, conductor

Price: $20 adults, $5 students
Park Central Presbyterian Church
504 E. Fayette St., Syracuse

Back by popular demand, SVE is at its versatile best singing great vocal jazz. Get a jump on summer and feel the beat! One performance only.


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8:00 PM, May 5



Student Recital Series: Juelin Zhao, piano
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

Juelin Zhao, a graduate piano performance student in the Setnor School of Music, will present a piano recital.

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
 

11:30 AM, May 5



Power of Play
Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company

Price: Donation, children free
Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

In Power of Play, urban youth aged 14-18, participants in an 8-week playwriting intensive, share their world through a performance of their combined stories. Production partners include Writing Our Lives, a program in SU's Reading and Language Arts Dept.; Community Folk Art Center; and Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company.

There will be a pre-show reception with a performance by Signature Soul, and a talk-back following the performance.


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12:30 PM, May 5



Hansel and Gretel
Magic Circle Children's Theatre

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

Interactive retelling of the children's classic tale.


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3:00 PM, May 5



The Magic Play
Syracuse Stage
Halena Kays, director

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

Acclaimed magician, illusion designer, and actor Brett Schneider stars in a mind-blowing spectacle that combines the allure of a live magic show with engaging drama. A successful young magician, reeling from a recent romantic break-up, struggles to keep his off-stage reality from undermining his on stage illusions. Magic tricks highlight this one-of-kind and uplifting theatrical experience.

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8:00 PM, May 5



Animal Crackers
Baldwinsville Theatre Guild
Dan Stevens, director

First Presbyterian Church of Baldwinsville
64 Oswego St., Baldwinsville

This hallmark of Marx Brothers lunacy has a book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, and music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby.

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8:00 PM, May 5



Falsettos
Rarely Done Productions

Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

Falsettos follows Marvin, who struggles to create a tight-knit family out of his eclectic array of core relationships. Music and lyrics by William Finn; book by James Lapine and William Finn.

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8:00 PM, May 5



The Magic Play
Syracuse Stage
Halena Kays, director

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

Acclaimed magician, illusion designer, and actor Brett Schneider stars in a mind-blowing spectacle that combines the allure of a live magic show with engaging drama. A successful young magician, reeling from a recent romantic break-up, struggles to keep his off-stage reality from undermining his on stage illusions. Magic tricks highlight this one-of-kind and uplifting theatrical experience.

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8:00 PM, May 5



Opening: Little Shop of Horrors
Syracuse University Drama Department
Brian Cimmet, director

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

In 1982 a space alien invaded Off-Off-Broadway, and in a quest for world domination quickly spawned iterations Off-Broadway, in London's West End, on film, on Broadway, on tours throughout America, in countries around the world, and most insidiously in high schools and community theaters everywhere. Born of a low budget 1960s science fiction movie, the carnivorous plant-like alien, named Audrey II, arrived in a vehicle called Little Shop of Horrors and came armed with an infectious 50s/60s pop-inflected musical score and a delightfully quirky love story. Horticulture never seemed so dangerous, or so much fun. Warning: don't feed the plants.

Book by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman. Choreography by Andrea Leigh-Smith.

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Sunday, May 6, 2018


Art
 

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 6



Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit
Celebration of the Arts

Price: Free
St. David's Episcopal Church
13 Jamar Dr., Dewitt

A juried exhibit of the works of over 100 visual artists.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 6



I [Heart] Ceramic Surface
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

The exhibition features ceramic artists who go all out when it comes to their surfaces. Inlay, silk-screen resist, texture, decal, carving, slip trailing, sgraffito... This group does it all and then some. Participating artist include Kyle Carpenter, Andrea Denniston, Maria Dondero, Rachel Donner, Shanna Fliegel, Jennifer Gandee, Brian Giniewski, David MacDonald, Colleen McCall, Andrew McIntyre, Brooke Millecchia, Brooke Noble, Eric Pardue, Jeremy Randall, and Grace Sheese.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 6



The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I
Onondaga Historical Association

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

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 6



Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Crisis" investigates how visual artists have captured, reacted, and explained physical acts of conflict, issues of identity, and the evolving conceptual methodologies in art itself.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 6



Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition explores a selection of Whistler's etchings and lithographs describing major European cities, their waterways, and the working class people living there.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 6



Hiding in Plain Sight
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, the M.F.A. exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 6



In Gratitude: The Museum Project
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 6



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 6



Think Spring Indie Show
Syracuse Ceramic Guild

Cosmopolitan 1153
1153 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

Handmade fine art and crafts.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 6



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 6



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 6



The Art of the Tile
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Ceramic tiles are one of the world's oldest decorative art forms, dating back to at least the fourth millennium BCE. Tiles served both an ornamental and functional purpose, covering interior and exterior building surfaces as well as tabletops and other pieces of furniture.

The Everson's expansive ceramics collection includes over 500 tiles made in countries around the world between the 17th and 20th centuries. This exhibition presents a selection of these tiles, many of which have never before been on view.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 6



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

Karolina Karlic's "Rubberlands" is an ongoing photographic survey that maps the social and ecological impacts of rubber manufacturing. Following the trajectory of the artist's earlier work exploring the automobile industry in Michigan, "Rubberlands" proceeds from Midwest cities like Detroit and Akron, Ohio — once auto capitals of the world and now entry points for commodities through globalized networks. Connecting the company archives of Henry Ford, Goodyear, Goodrich, General Tire, and Firestone, Karlic traces the evolution of an industry that relies heavily on outsourcing of the Hevea brasiliensis (Amazonian rubber tree). Her photographic fieldwork in Brazil has taken her to manufacturing plants in Salvador and Itaparica, Michelin rubber plantations in the Atlantic forest, a fisherman's village on the coastal rivers of Itubera in Bahia, and the vestiges of Fordlândia, Henry Ford's planned community in the Amazon.

Karlic reveals threatened landscapes, sites of reforestation, and working factories against the backdrop of their surrounding communities — scenes where living things are transformed into assets and removed from their lifeworlds to supply the demands of capital. By weaving together historical archives and contemporary renderings of environs that production has largely shaped, Karlic moves beyond capturing a static place and time, instead configuring a dynamic space for contemplating the inextricable social and personal bonds that surround labor and natural resources. Here, she invites the viewer into a new imaginary where historical consciousness is critical in reflecting on our relationship to consumption.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 6



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to announce the 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual featuring work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Exhibiting students include Marianne Barthelemy, Colleen Cambier, Bryan Cereijo, Haoyu Deng, Kathleen Flynn, Shweta Gulati, Chase Guttman, Shuran Huang, Joshua Ives, Eva Jenkins, Zachary Krahmer, Fiona Lenz, Tingjun Long, Claudia Mccann, Todd Michalek, Moriah Ratner, Erika Sternard, Ashley Tucker, Austin Wallace, and Cassie Zhang.


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Lecture
 

2:00 PM, May 6



Adam Sudmann on My Lucky Tummy & With Love
Strathmore Speakers Series

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

Adam says:
I grew up in food. Mom studied under Julia Child. I remember nights of after-school prep, peeling quail eggs (badly) and stuffing a million mushroom caps (groggily). I captained my first wedding the summer I turned 16.

Later I went to grad school for Critical Theory (too recherché), then got into events in NYC, running big, splashy soirees for Gucci and Bentley and Krug. In the months I wasn't working for the $50,000 handbag crowd, I'd disappear to Cameroon, Cambodia, Morocco, India, Nicaragua, Turkey, etc., indulging a yen for travel.

One day I met a waitress with dark brown eyes. We hatched a plan to move upstate to raise a family. I had this long-simmering dream of building a multinational food court, stalls run by people from all over, making what they knew, what they loved. My therapist warned me off moving up north, far from polyglot NYC. Where would we find talented people arrived from all over, bearing recipes and whisks and well-loved stockpots?

(My therapist – usually right – was wrong this time.)


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Music
 

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 6



Jazz on Tap: Ronnie Leigh & Marcus Curry
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Finger Lakes On Tap
35 Fennell St., Skaneateles


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2:30 PM, May 6



Casual Series: Meyer Plays Rodrigo
Symphoria
Lawrence Loh, conductor
Featuring Kenneth Meyer, guitar

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

Tchaikovsky Mozartiana
Rodrigo Fantasia para un gentilhombre
Stravinsky Pulcinella Suite


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3:00 PM, May 6



Fundraiser Event
Empire State Theatre and Musical Instrument Museum
Featuring Bob Carbone, John Paul Fiscoe, Geraldine Addona, and Jason Comet

Empire Theater
New York State Fairgrounds, Geddes


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3:00 PM, May 6



Student Recital
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Grewen Auditorium
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

Musicians from the private lesson studios of Music at Le Moyne will perform their culminating recital.


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3:00 PM, May 6



OCC Music Dept. Spring Concert
Onondaga Community College

Storer Auditorium
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse


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4:00 PM, May 6



The Song That Nature Sings: Spring Celebration Concert
Syracuse Children's Chorus

Hendricks Chapel
Syracuse University, Syracuse

The culmination of the year of hard work, with all of the ensembles of the Syracuse Children's Chorus: Preludio, Kantorei, Chorale, and ?Young Men's Ensemble.


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5:00 PM, May 6



Student Recital
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Grewen Auditorium
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

Musicians from the private lesson studios of Music at Le Moyne will perform their culminating recital.


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5:00 PM, May 6



Student Recital Series: Schuyler Conto, trumpet
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

Schuyler Conto, a junior in the Setnor School of Music, will present a trumpet recital.

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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7:00 PM, May 6



Music Series: Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb
Temple Society of Concord

Price: $20 adults, $10 students
Temple Society of Concord
910 Madison St., Syracuse

Don't miss the opportunity to see their only Syracuse show for the spring!

Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb continue to wow audiences around the globe with their world-class guitar show. Loren and Mark share a unique musical chemistry, and are the perfect match in both virtuosity and sensitive musicality. The pair are known for their stunning original instrumentals, electrifying improvisation, beautiful renditions of classic melodies, and superb vocal duets. Loren and Marks diverse repertoire draws on many musical influences, including Americana, Jazz, Classical, Bluegrass, Gypsy Jazz. Their unique style of guitar playing is largely built upon the thumb- picking techniques pioneered by guitar greats Merle Travis and Chet Atkins. This is guitar playing like you've never heard before.

For tickets, visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3080429.


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7:30 PM, May 6



Jackson Browne
Landmark Theatre

Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne will be returning to the Landmark Theatre for one night only as part of his spring 2018 tour. Accompanying Jackson are longtime band mates Bob Glaub (bass), Mauricio Lewak (drums), Val McCallum (guitar), Alethea Mills (vocals), Chavonne Stewart (vocals), Jeff Young (keyboards), and the acclaimed multi-instrumentalist Greg Leisz (guitar, lap steel, pedal steel).


Tickets available online at Ticketmaster and LiveNation.


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, May 6



The Magic Play
Syracuse Stage
Halena Kays, director

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

Acclaimed magician, illusion designer, and actor Brett Schneider stars in a mind-blowing spectacle that combines the allure of a live magic show with engaging drama. A successful young magician, reeling from a recent romantic break-up, struggles to keep his off-stage reality from undermining his on stage illusions. Magic tricks highlight this one-of-kind and uplifting theatrical experience.

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2:00 PM, May 6



Little Shop of Horrors
Syracuse University Drama Department
Brian Cimmet, director

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

In 1982 a space alien invaded Off-Off-Broadway, and in a quest for world domination quickly spawned iterations Off-Broadway, in London's West End, on film, on Broadway, on tours throughout America, in countries around the world, and most insidiously in high schools and community theaters everywhere. Born of a low budget 1960s science fiction movie, the carnivorous plant-like alien, named Audrey II, arrived in a vehicle called Little Shop of Horrors and came armed with an infectious 50s/60s pop-inflected musical score and a delightfully quirky love story. Horticulture never seemed so dangerous, or so much fun. Warning: don't feed the plants.

Book by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman. Choreography by Andrea Leigh-Smith.

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3:00 PM, May 6



Animal Crackers
Baldwinsville Theatre Guild
Dan Stevens, director

First Presbyterian Church of Baldwinsville
64 Oswego St., Baldwinsville

This hallmark of Marx Brothers lunacy has a book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, and music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby.

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Monday, May 7, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 7



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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 7



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to announce the 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual featuring work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Exhibiting students include Marianne Barthelemy, Colleen Cambier, Bryan Cereijo, Haoyu Deng, Kathleen Flynn, Shweta Gulati, Chase Guttman, Shuran Huang, Joshua Ives, Eva Jenkins, Zachary Krahmer, Fiona Lenz, Tingjun Long, Claudia Mccann, Todd Michalek, Moriah Ratner, Erika Sternard, Ashley Tucker, Austin Wallace, and Cassie Zhang.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 7



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

Karolina Karlic's "Rubberlands" is an ongoing photographic survey that maps the social and ecological impacts of rubber manufacturing. Following the trajectory of the artist's earlier work exploring the automobile industry in Michigan, "Rubberlands" proceeds from Midwest cities like Detroit and Akron, Ohio — once auto capitals of the world and now entry points for commodities through globalized networks. Connecting the company archives of Henry Ford, Goodyear, Goodrich, General Tire, and Firestone, Karlic traces the evolution of an industry that relies heavily on outsourcing of the Hevea brasiliensis (Amazonian rubber tree). Her photographic fieldwork in Brazil has taken her to manufacturing plants in Salvador and Itaparica, Michelin rubber plantations in the Atlantic forest, a fisherman's village on the coastal rivers of Itubera in Bahia, and the vestiges of Fordlândia, Henry Ford's planned community in the Amazon.

Karlic reveals threatened landscapes, sites of reforestation, and working factories against the backdrop of their surrounding communities — scenes where living things are transformed into assets and removed from their lifeworlds to supply the demands of capital. By weaving together historical archives and contemporary renderings of environs that production has largely shaped, Karlic moves beyond capturing a static place and time, instead configuring a dynamic space for contemplating the inextricable social and personal bonds that surround labor and natural resources. Here, she invites the viewer into a new imaginary where historical consciousness is critical in reflecting on our relationship to consumption.


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Film
 

7:30 PM, May 7



Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1944)
Syracuse Cinephile Society

Price: $3.50 non-members, $3 members
Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

Director: Arthur Lubin
Cast: Jon Hall, Maria Montez, Turhan Bey, Andy Devine, Scotty Beckett, Kurt Katch

An orphaned prince (Hall) is raised by a band of good-hearted thieves. They later fight the evil ruler who killed the prince's father. A colorful and exciting adventure in Universal's popular "Arabian Nights" series. In TECHNICOLOR.

Plus a special short subject: The beautiful restoration of the 1937 Technicolor cartoon "special", Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba's Forty Thieves.


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Music
 

7:00 PM, May 7



Le Moyne College Rock Ensemble
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Marren Studio Theatre, Coyne Performing Arts Ctr
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

Join the Le Moyne College Rock Ensemble as they perform rock songs from 1955 to the present.


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Tuesday, May 8, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 8



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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 8



Hiding in Plain Sight
Community Folk Art Center

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

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, the M.F.A. exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 8



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

Karolina Karlic's "Rubberlands" is an ongoing photographic survey that maps the social and ecological impacts of rubber manufacturing. Following the trajectory of the artist's earlier work exploring the automobile industry in Michigan, "Rubberlands" proceeds from Midwest cities like Detroit and Akron, Ohio — once auto capitals of the world and now entry points for commodities through globalized networks. Connecting the company archives of Henry Ford, Goodyear, Goodrich, General Tire, and Firestone, Karlic traces the evolution of an industry that relies heavily on outsourcing of the Hevea brasiliensis (Amazonian rubber tree). Her photographic fieldwork in Brazil has taken her to manufacturing plants in Salvador and Itaparica, Michelin rubber plantations in the Atlantic forest, a fisherman's village on the coastal rivers of Itubera in Bahia, and the vestiges of Fordlândia, Henry Ford's planned community in the Amazon.

Karlic reveals threatened landscapes, sites of reforestation, and working factories against the backdrop of their surrounding communities — scenes where living things are transformed into assets and removed from their lifeworlds to supply the demands of capital. By weaving together historical archives and contemporary renderings of environs that production has largely shaped, Karlic moves beyond capturing a static place and time, instead configuring a dynamic space for contemplating the inextricable social and personal bonds that surround labor and natural resources. Here, she invites the viewer into a new imaginary where historical consciousness is critical in reflecting on our relationship to consumption.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 8



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to announce the 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual featuring work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Exhibiting students include Marianne Barthelemy, Colleen Cambier, Bryan Cereijo, Haoyu Deng, Kathleen Flynn, Shweta Gulati, Chase Guttman, Shuran Huang, Joshua Ives, Eva Jenkins, Zachary Krahmer, Fiona Lenz, Tingjun Long, Claudia Mccann, Todd Michalek, Moriah Ratner, Erika Sternard, Ashley Tucker, Austin Wallace, and Cassie Zhang.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 8



Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition explores a selection of Whistler's etchings and lithographs describing major European cities, their waterways, and the working class people living there.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 8



Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Crisis" investigates how visual artists have captured, reacted, and explained physical acts of conflict, issues of identity, and the evolving conceptual methodologies in art itself.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 8



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 8



In Gratitude: The Museum Project
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 8



Hiding in Plain Sight
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, the M.F.A. exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 8



Hiding in Plain Sight
Point of Contact Gallery

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

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, curator of exhibitions and programs at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Art in New York City, the MFA exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.

The Point of Contact exhibit features the work Eric Charlton, Joan Farrenkopf, Marilyn Koch, Jo Yu Lee, Katie Levesque, and Luxin Zhang.

Featuring a diverse array of paintings, sculptures, video and installations, "Hiding in Plain Sight" represents the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a significant, self-led shift toward multidisciplinary experimentation. The result is a collection of works which, through their staging and materiality, radicalize traditional modes of art-making and subvert our perception of space and reality.


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, May 8



The Magic Play
Syracuse Stage
Halena Kays, director

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

Acclaimed magician, illusion designer, and actor Brett Schneider stars in a mind-blowing spectacle that combines the allure of a live magic show with engaging drama. A successful young magician, reeling from a recent romantic break-up, struggles to keep his off-stage reality from undermining his on stage illusions. Magic tricks highlight this one-of-kind and uplifting theatrical experience.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, May 9



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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 9



Hiding in Plain Sight
Community Folk Art Center

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

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, the M.F.A. exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 9



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to announce the 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual featuring work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Exhibiting students include Marianne Barthelemy, Colleen Cambier, Bryan Cereijo, Haoyu Deng, Kathleen Flynn, Shweta Gulati, Chase Guttman, Shuran Huang, Joshua Ives, Eva Jenkins, Zachary Krahmer, Fiona Lenz, Tingjun Long, Claudia Mccann, Todd Michalek, Moriah Ratner, Erika Sternard, Ashley Tucker, Austin Wallace, and Cassie Zhang.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 9



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

Karolina Karlic's "Rubberlands" is an ongoing photographic survey that maps the social and ecological impacts of rubber manufacturing. Following the trajectory of the artist's earlier work exploring the automobile industry in Michigan, "Rubberlands" proceeds from Midwest cities like Detroit and Akron, Ohio — once auto capitals of the world and now entry points for commodities through globalized networks. Connecting the company archives of Henry Ford, Goodyear, Goodrich, General Tire, and Firestone, Karlic traces the evolution of an industry that relies heavily on outsourcing of the Hevea brasiliensis (Amazonian rubber tree). Her photographic fieldwork in Brazil has taken her to manufacturing plants in Salvador and Itaparica, Michelin rubber plantations in the Atlantic forest, a fisherman's village on the coastal rivers of Itubera in Bahia, and the vestiges of Fordlândia, Henry Ford's planned community in the Amazon.

Karlic reveals threatened landscapes, sites of reforestation, and working factories against the backdrop of their surrounding communities — scenes where living things are transformed into assets and removed from their lifeworlds to supply the demands of capital. By weaving together historical archives and contemporary renderings of environs that production has largely shaped, Karlic moves beyond capturing a static place and time, instead configuring a dynamic space for contemplating the inextricable social and personal bonds that surround labor and natural resources. Here, she invites the viewer into a new imaginary where historical consciousness is critical in reflecting on our relationship to consumption.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 9



The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I
Onondaga Historical Association

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

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 9



Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit
Celebration of the Arts

Price: Free
St. David's Episcopal Church
13 Jamar Dr., Dewitt

A juried exhibit of the works of over 100 visual artists.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 9



Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Crisis" investigates how visual artists have captured, reacted, and explained physical acts of conflict, issues of identity, and the evolving conceptual methodologies in art itself.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 9



Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition explores a selection of Whistler's etchings and lithographs describing major European cities, their waterways, and the working class people living there.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 9



Hiding in Plain Sight
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, the M.F.A. exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 9



In Gratitude: The Museum Project
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 9



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 9



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 9



The Art of the Tile
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Ceramic tiles are one of the world's oldest decorative art forms, dating back to at least the fourth millennium BCE. Tiles served both an ornamental and functional purpose, covering interior and exterior building surfaces as well as tabletops and other pieces of furniture.

The Everson's expansive ceramics collection includes over 500 tiles made in countries around the world between the 17th and 20th centuries. This exhibition presents a selection of these tiles, many of which have never before been on view.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 9



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 9



Hiding in Plain Sight
Point of Contact Gallery

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

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, curator of exhibitions and programs at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Art in New York City, the MFA exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.

The Point of Contact exhibit features the work Eric Charlton, Joan Farrenkopf, Marilyn Koch, Jo Yu Lee, Katie Levesque, and Luxin Zhang.

Featuring a diverse array of paintings, sculptures, video and installations, "Hiding in Plain Sight" represents the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a significant, self-led shift toward multidisciplinary experimentation. The result is a collection of works which, through their staging and materiality, radicalize traditional modes of art-making and subvert our perception of space and reality.


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



Within Our Gates: Site and Memory in the American Landscape, the Paintings of Keith Morris Washington
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

The practice of human sacrifice, known as lynching, has been carried out openly, as a public social ritual, in the United States from the very founding of the Republic. "Within Our Gates: Site and Memory in the American Landscape" is designed to inform a broad audience about this phenomenon of lynching as human sacrifice within the context of the landscape. The term lynching faded from popular usage with the advent of the 1960s civil rights movement. However, death by lynching is still exercised today as evidenced by the murders of James Byrd, Jr., Matthew Shepherd, Billy Jack Gaither, and Raynard Johnson. Only the taboo nature of this ritual has changed. — excerpt from Keith Morris Washington's artist statement

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Lecture
 

12:15 PM, May 9



Lunchtime Lecture: Exhibition Preview 2018-2019
SU Art Galleries

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

Join SUArt as we preview the upcoming exhibitions for the 2018-2019 academic year.


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Music
 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, May 9



Jazz at the Plaza: Dave Solazzo
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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


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12:15 PM, May 9



Women on the Verge
Civic Morning Musicals
Emily Martin, soprano; Elizabeth McDonald, soprano; Kathryn Tremills, piano

Price: Free
Grace Episcopal Church
819 Madison St., Syracuse

An eclectic compendium of songs utilizing the cries of the Lorelei; the last words of the wives of King Henry VIII; and the poetry of Emily Dickinson, Jane Kenyon, Alice N. Parsons, and Christina Rosetti.


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5:30 PM - 8:30 PM, May 9



Jazz at the Cavalier: Julie Falatico
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Marriott Hotel Syracuse Cavalier Room
500 S. Warren St., Syracuse


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, May 9



The Magic Play
Syracuse Stage
Halena Kays, director

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

Acclaimed magician, illusion designer, and actor Brett Schneider stars in a mind-blowing spectacle that combines the allure of a live magic show with engaging drama. A successful young magician, reeling from a recent romantic break-up, struggles to keep his off-stage reality from undermining his on stage illusions. Magic tricks highlight this one-of-kind and uplifting theatrical experience.

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8:00 PM, May 9



Little Shop of Horrors
Syracuse University Drama Department
Brian Cimmet, director

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

In 1982 a space alien invaded Off-Off-Broadway, and in a quest for world domination quickly spawned iterations Off-Broadway, in London's West End, on film, on Broadway, on tours throughout America, in countries around the world, and most insidiously in high schools and community theaters everywhere. Born of a low budget 1960s science fiction movie, the carnivorous plant-like alien, named Audrey II, arrived in a vehicle called Little Shop of Horrors and came armed with an infectious 50s/60s pop-inflected musical score and a delightfully quirky love story. Horticulture never seemed so dangerous, or so much fun. Warning: don't feed the plants.

Book by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman. Choreography by Andrea Leigh-Smith.

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Thursday, May 10, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 10



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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 10



Hiding in Plain Sight
Community Folk Art Center

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

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, the M.F.A. exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 10



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

Karolina Karlic's "Rubberlands" is an ongoing photographic survey that maps the social and ecological impacts of rubber manufacturing. Following the trajectory of the artist's earlier work exploring the automobile industry in Michigan, "Rubberlands" proceeds from Midwest cities like Detroit and Akron, Ohio — once auto capitals of the world and now entry points for commodities through globalized networks. Connecting the company archives of Henry Ford, Goodyear, Goodrich, General Tire, and Firestone, Karlic traces the evolution of an industry that relies heavily on outsourcing of the Hevea brasiliensis (Amazonian rubber tree). Her photographic fieldwork in Brazil has taken her to manufacturing plants in Salvador and Itaparica, Michelin rubber plantations in the Atlantic forest, a fisherman's village on the coastal rivers of Itubera in Bahia, and the vestiges of Fordlândia, Henry Ford's planned community in the Amazon.

Karlic reveals threatened landscapes, sites of reforestation, and working factories against the backdrop of their surrounding communities — scenes where living things are transformed into assets and removed from their lifeworlds to supply the demands of capital. By weaving together historical archives and contemporary renderings of environs that production has largely shaped, Karlic moves beyond capturing a static place and time, instead configuring a dynamic space for contemplating the inextricable social and personal bonds that surround labor and natural resources. Here, she invites the viewer into a new imaginary where historical consciousness is critical in reflecting on our relationship to consumption.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 10



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to announce the 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual featuring work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Exhibiting students include Marianne Barthelemy, Colleen Cambier, Bryan Cereijo, Haoyu Deng, Kathleen Flynn, Shweta Gulati, Chase Guttman, Shuran Huang, Joshua Ives, Eva Jenkins, Zachary Krahmer, Fiona Lenz, Tingjun Long, Claudia Mccann, Todd Michalek, Moriah Ratner, Erika Sternard, Ashley Tucker, Austin Wallace, and Cassie Zhang.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 10



The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I
Onondaga Historical Association

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

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 10



Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 10



Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit
Celebration of the Arts

Price: Free
St. David's Episcopal Church
13 Jamar Dr., Dewitt

A juried exhibit of the works of over 100 visual artists.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 10



I [Heart] Ceramic Surface
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

The exhibition features ceramic artists who go all out when it comes to their surfaces. Inlay, silk-screen resist, texture, decal, carving, slip trailing, sgraffito... This group does it all and then some. Participating artist include Kyle Carpenter, Andrea Denniston, Maria Dondero, Rachel Donner, Shanna Fliegel, Jennifer Gandee, Brian Giniewski, David MacDonald, Colleen McCall, Andrew McIntyre, Brooke Millecchia, Brooke Noble, Eric Pardue, Jeremy Randall, and Grace Sheese.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 10



Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition explores a selection of Whistler's etchings and lithographs describing major European cities, their waterways, and the working class people living there.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 10



Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Crisis" investigates how visual artists have captured, reacted, and explained physical acts of conflict, issues of identity, and the evolving conceptual methodologies in art itself.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 10



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 10



In Gratitude: The Museum Project
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 10



Hiding in Plain Sight
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, the M.F.A. exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 10



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 10



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 10



The Art of the Tile
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Ceramic tiles are one of the world's oldest decorative art forms, dating back to at least the fourth millennium BCE. Tiles served both an ornamental and functional purpose, covering interior and exterior building surfaces as well as tabletops and other pieces of furniture.

The Everson's expansive ceramics collection includes over 500 tiles made in countries around the world between the 17th and 20th centuries. This exhibition presents a selection of these tiles, many of which have never before been on view.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 10



Hiding in Plain Sight
Point of Contact Gallery

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

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, curator of exhibitions and programs at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Art in New York City, the MFA exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.

The Point of Contact exhibit features the work Eric Charlton, Joan Farrenkopf, Marilyn Koch, Jo Yu Lee, Katie Levesque, and Luxin Zhang.

Featuring a diverse array of paintings, sculptures, video and installations, "Hiding in Plain Sight" represents the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a significant, self-led shift toward multidisciplinary experimentation. The result is a collection of works which, through their staging and materiality, radicalize traditional modes of art-making and subvert our perception of space and reality.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, May 10



Within Our Gates: Site and Memory in the American Landscape, the Paintings of Keith Morris Washington
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

The practice of human sacrifice, known as lynching, has been carried out openly, as a public social ritual, in the United States from the very founding of the Republic. "Within Our Gates: Site and Memory in the American Landscape" is designed to inform a broad audience about this phenomenon of lynching as human sacrifice within the context of the landscape. The term lynching faded from popular usage with the advent of the 1960s civil rights movement. However, death by lynching is still exercised today as evidenced by the murders of James Byrd, Jr., Matthew Shepherd, Billy Jack Gaither, and Raynard Johnson. Only the taboo nature of this ritual has changed. — excerpt from Keith Morris Washington's artist statement

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8:45 PM - 11:00 PM, May 10



Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits)
Urban Video Project

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

Ben Russell (b.1976, USA) is a media artist and curator whose films, installations, and performances foster a deep engagement with the history and semiotics of the moving image. Formal investigations of the historical and conceptual relationships between early cinema, documentary practices, and structuralist filmmaking result in immersive experiences concerned at once with ritual, communal spectatorship and the pursuit of a "psychedelic ethnography."

Screening begins at dusk.


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Lecture
 

7:00 PM, May 10



Emil Milan: Midcentury Master book launch
ArtRage Gallery
Featuring Barry Gordon

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Join Syracuse artist and woodworker Barry Gordon as he discusses more than a decade of research, writing, and design, to create the first publication documenting the life and work of Emil Milan. Joining Barry will be artist Rebecca Dunn from Binghamton. She works primarily in metal, stone and wood. Rebecca received woodcarving instruction from Emil Milan and visited him multiple times. She will be joining Barry to talk about her visits with Emil including some delightful anecdotes regarding Emil's approach to art and his unorthodox lifestyle.


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Theater
 

6:45 PM, May 10



The Y-Files: Where are the Cows?
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

Sheriff Shelly Moganagle is calling an emergency town meeting for you and everybody else in Pine Bluffs to try and figure out where in the heck all these cows are disappearing to. Roland McBurger's new hamburger joint? Cattle rustlers? Down at the Crazy Kegger folks are saying it's alien cow abduction! The Sheriff is taking no chances and has called in the FBI. Be there when Special Agents Molding and Sulky arrive. They'll need all the help they can get.


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7:30 PM, May 10



The Magic Play
Syracuse Stage
Halena Kays, director

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

Acclaimed magician, illusion designer, and actor Brett Schneider stars in a mind-blowing spectacle that combines the allure of a live magic show with engaging drama. A successful young magician, reeling from a recent romantic break-up, struggles to keep his off-stage reality from undermining his on stage illusions. Magic tricks highlight this one-of-kind and uplifting theatrical experience.

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8:00 PM, May 10



Little Shop of Horrors
Syracuse University Drama Department
Brian Cimmet, director

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

In 1982 a space alien invaded Off-Off-Broadway, and in a quest for world domination quickly spawned iterations Off-Broadway, in London's West End, on film, on Broadway, on tours throughout America, in countries around the world, and most insidiously in high schools and community theaters everywhere. Born of a low budget 1960s science fiction movie, the carnivorous plant-like alien, named Audrey II, arrived in a vehicle called Little Shop of Horrors and came armed with an infectious 50s/60s pop-inflected musical score and a delightfully quirky love story. Horticulture never seemed so dangerous, or so much fun. Warning: don't feed the plants.

Book by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman. Choreography by Andrea Leigh-Smith.

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Friday, May 11, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 11



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

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

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


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 11



Journeys Past and Present
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Marna Bell: "Luminous Journey" Piezography series focusing on the historic traditions of landscape painting and personal journeys through unknown environments
DeeAnn vonHunke: sculptural jewelry
Errol Willett: art glass
Jamie Young: landscape photography meant to offer a visceral experience of spiritual renewal


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 11



Hiding in Plain Sight
Community Folk Art Center

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

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, the M.F.A. exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 11



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

Karolina Karlic's "Rubberlands" is an ongoing photographic survey that maps the social and ecological impacts of rubber manufacturing. Following the trajectory of the artist's earlier work exploring the automobile industry in Michigan, "Rubberlands" proceeds from Midwest cities like Detroit and Akron, Ohio — once auto capitals of the world and now entry points for commodities through globalized networks. Connecting the company archives of Henry Ford, Goodyear, Goodrich, General Tire, and Firestone, Karlic traces the evolution of an industry that relies heavily on outsourcing of the Hevea brasiliensis (Amazonian rubber tree). Her photographic fieldwork in Brazil has taken her to manufacturing plants in Salvador and Itaparica, Michelin rubber plantations in the Atlantic forest, a fisherman's village on the coastal rivers of Itubera in Bahia, and the vestiges of Fordlândia, Henry Ford's planned community in the Amazon.

Karlic reveals threatened landscapes, sites of reforestation, and working factories against the backdrop of their surrounding communities — scenes where living things are transformed into assets and removed from their lifeworlds to supply the demands of capital. By weaving together historical archives and contemporary renderings of environs that production has largely shaped, Karlic moves beyond capturing a static place and time, instead configuring a dynamic space for contemplating the inextricable social and personal bonds that surround labor and natural resources. Here, she invites the viewer into a new imaginary where historical consciousness is critical in reflecting on our relationship to consumption.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 11



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to announce the 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual featuring work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Exhibiting students include Marianne Barthelemy, Colleen Cambier, Bryan Cereijo, Haoyu Deng, Kathleen Flynn, Shweta Gulati, Chase Guttman, Shuran Huang, Joshua Ives, Eva Jenkins, Zachary Krahmer, Fiona Lenz, Tingjun Long, Claudia Mccann, Todd Michalek, Moriah Ratner, Erika Sternard, Ashley Tucker, Austin Wallace, and Cassie Zhang.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 11



The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I
Onondaga Historical Association

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

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 11



Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 11



Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit
Celebration of the Arts

Price: Free
St. David's Episcopal Church
13 Jamar Dr., Dewitt

A juried exhibit of the works of over 100 visual artists.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 11



I [Heart] Ceramic Surface
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

The exhibition features ceramic artists who go all out when it comes to their surfaces. Inlay, silk-screen resist, texture, decal, carving, slip trailing, sgraffito... This group does it all and then some. Participating artist include Kyle Carpenter, Andrea Denniston, Maria Dondero, Rachel Donner, Shanna Fliegel, Jennifer Gandee, Brian Giniewski, David MacDonald, Colleen McCall, Andrew McIntyre, Brooke Millecchia, Brooke Noble, Eric Pardue, Jeremy Randall, and Grace Sheese.


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



Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Crisis" investigates how visual artists have captured, reacted, and explained physical acts of conflict, issues of identity, and the evolving conceptual methodologies in art itself.


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



Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition explores a selection of Whistler's etchings and lithographs describing major European cities, their waterways, and the working class people living there.


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



Hiding in Plain Sight
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, the M.F.A. exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.


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



In Gratitude: The Museum Project
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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



The Art of the Tile
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Ceramic tiles are one of the world's oldest decorative art forms, dating back to at least the fourth millennium BCE. Tiles served both an ornamental and functional purpose, covering interior and exterior building surfaces as well as tabletops and other pieces of furniture.

The Everson's expansive ceramics collection includes over 500 tiles made in countries around the world between the 17th and 20th centuries. This exhibition presents a selection of these tiles, many of which have never before been on view.


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



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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



Hiding in Plain Sight
Point of Contact Gallery

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

In an age where judgement is shaped by "alternative facts," the artworks in "Hiding in Plain Sight" do not attempt to offer any absolute truths or solutions, because the truth is unimaginable.

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features the work of Syracuse University's 2018 MFA candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts' School of Art and Department of Transmedia. The artworks represent the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a new, self-led shift toward interdisciplinary experimentation. The result is an array of artworks spanning a wide range of mediums and forms that blur the boundaries between traditional modes of art-making, and through their process, material, and staging, subvert our perception of reality.

Curated by Shehab Awad, curator of exhibitions and programs at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Art in New York City, the MFA exhibition is divided among three Syracuse University exhibition spaces and features 31 artists. The participating venues include SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center.

The Point of Contact exhibit features the work Eric Charlton, Joan Farrenkopf, Marilyn Koch, Jo Yu Lee, Katie Levesque, and Luxin Zhang.

Featuring a diverse array of paintings, sculptures, video and installations, "Hiding in Plain Sight" represents the culmination of a three-year period of critical investigation and introspection, marked by a significant, self-led shift toward multidisciplinary experimentation. The result is a collection of works which, through their staging and materiality, radicalize traditional modes of art-making and subvert our perception of space and reality.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, May 11



Within Our Gates: Site and Memory in the American Landscape, the Paintings of Keith Morris Washington
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

The practice of human sacrifice, known as lynching, has been carried out openly, as a public social ritual, in the United States from the very founding of the Republic. "Within Our Gates: Site and Memory in the American Landscape" is designed to inform a broad audience about this phenomenon of lynching as human sacrifice within the context of the landscape. The term lynching faded from popular usage with the advent of the 1960s civil rights movement. However, death by lynching is still exercised today as evidenced by the murders of James Byrd, Jr., Matthew Shepherd, Billy Jack Gaither, and Raynard Johnson. Only the taboo nature of this ritual has changed. — excerpt from Keith Morris Washington's artist statement

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 11



Gallery Opening for Tim Kowalczyk
Clayscapes Pottery Gallery

Clayscapes Pottery Studio
1003 W. Fayette St., Suite L1, Syracuse


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8:45 PM - 11:00 PM, May 11



Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits)
Urban Video Project

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

Ben Russell (b.1976, USA) is a media artist and curator whose films, installations, and performances foster a deep engagement with the history and semiotics of the moving image. Formal investigations of the historical and conceptual relationships between early cinema, documentary practices, and structuralist filmmaking result in immersive experiences concerned at once with ritual, communal spectatorship and the pursuit of a "psychedelic ethnography."

Screening begins at dusk.


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Music
 

7:00 PM, May 11



Amy Soucy and Colleen Kattau
Words and Music Songwriter Showcase

Seneca Street Brew Pub
315 E. Seneca St., Manlius

Featuring Amy Soucy and Colleen Kattau with host Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.


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7:30 PM, May 11



Howard Boatwright Centennial Celebration
Celebration of the Arts

Price: $10 suggested donation
St. David's Episcopal Church
13 Jamar Dr., Dewitt

A variety of Howard Boatwright's vocal and instrumental music performed by guest musicians along with the St. David's choir.


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8:00 PM, May 11



Fabulous Films
Syracuse Gay and Lesbian Chorus
Stephen Gamba, conductor

Price: Regular: $17 presale, $20 at the door; students/seniors: $15 presale, $17 at the door. Children 14 and under free.
May Memorial Unitarian Society
3800 E. Genesee St., Syracuse


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Theater
 

8:00 PM, May 11



Animal Crackers
Baldwinsville Theatre Guild
Dan Stevens, director

First Presbyterian Church of Baldwinsville
64 Oswego St., Baldwinsville

This hallmark of Marx Brothers lunacy has a book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, and music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby.

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8:00 PM, May 11



Hamlet
Central New York Playhouse
Trevor F. Hill, director

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

Hamlet's world is ripped apart after one parent's untimely death and the other's hasty remarriage, and the young prince's heart and mind wrestle for control in a tormented quest to uncover the truth.

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8:00 PM, May 11



Falsettos
Rarely Done Productions

Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

Falsettos follows Marvin, who struggles to create a tight-knit family out of his eclectic array of core relationships. Music and lyrics by William Finn; book by James Lapine and William Finn.

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8:00 PM, May 11



The Magic Play
Syracuse Stage
Halena Kays, director

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

Acclaimed magician, illusion designer, and actor Brett Schneider stars in a mind-blowing spectacle that combines the allure of a live magic show with engaging drama. A successful young magician, reeling from a recent romantic break-up, struggles to keep his off-stage reality from undermining his on stage illusions. Magic tricks highlight this one-of-kind and uplifting theatrical experience.

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8:00 PM, May 11



Little Shop of Horrors
Syracuse University Drama Department
Brian Cimmet, director

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

In 1982 a space alien invaded Off-Off-Broadway, and in a quest for world domination quickly spawned iterations Off-Broadway, in London's West End, on film, on Broadway, on tours throughout America, in countries around the world, and most insidiously in high schools and community theaters everywhere. Born of a low budget 1960s science fiction movie, the carnivorous plant-like alien, named Audrey II, arrived in a vehicle called Little Shop of Horrors and came armed with an infectious 50s/60s pop-inflected musical score and a delightfully quirky love story. Horticulture never seemed so dangerous, or so much fun. Warning: don't feed the plants.

Book by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman. Choreography by Andrea Leigh-Smith.

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