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Events for Monday, April 9, 2018

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Natural Passions Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Unravelling: Recent Drawings by Peter Allen and Jane Skafte Onondaga Community College

Events for Tuesday, April 10, 2018

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Natural Passions Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Unravelling: Recent Drawings by Peter Allen and Jane Skafte Onondaga Community College

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

Events for Wednesday, April 11, 2018

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Natural Passions Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Unravelling: Recent Drawings by Peter Allen and Jane Skafte Onondaga Community College

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

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 From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jeff Donaldson: Dig 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 Focus Everson Museum of Art

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

12:15 PM Classics 4 Clarinets Civic Morning Musicals, featuring The Onyx Clarinet Quartet

12:15 PM The Connective Corridor Lunchtime Lecture: Gallery tour of the M.F.A. 2018 exhibition 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

5:30 PM-8:30 PM Jazz at the Cavalier: Just Joe CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Events for Thursday, April 12, 2018

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Natural Passions Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Unravelling: Recent Drawings by Peter Allen and Jane Skafte Onondaga Community College

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

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

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 Focus Everson Museum of Art

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

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

6:45 PM A Spoonful of Poison Acme Mystery Company

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor David Sedaris Landmark Theatre

Events for Friday, April 13, 2018

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Natural Passions Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor 2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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-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 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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art

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 Focus Everson Museum of Art

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

5:00 PM-8:00 PM Gallery Opening for the Independent Potters' Association Clayscapes Pottery Gallery

6:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jazz@Sitrus: Nancy Kelly CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

7:30 PM All-Mozart Concert Onondaga Civic Symphony Orchestra, featuring Norman Wanzer, bassoon

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Maureen Dowd University Lectures

8:00 PM Chess Central New York Playhouse

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Defying Gravity: The Songs of Stephen Schwartz Rarely Done Productions

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Madama Butterfly Syracuse Opera

Events for Saturday, April 14, 2018

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Natural Passions Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Focus 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

10:30 AM Kids' Series: Meet the Orchestra Symphoria

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 Rip Van Winkle Open Hand Theater

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-4:00 PM Within Our Gates: Site and Memory in the American Landscape, the Paintings of Keith Morris Washington ArtRage Gallery

7:30 PM Little Shop of Horrors Open Hand Theater

7:30 PM Joe Davoli and Bob Halligan Steeple Coffee House

7:30 PM Imani Winds Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music

8:00 PM Chess Central New York Playhouse

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Defying Gravity: The Songs of Stephen Schwartz Rarely Done Productions

Events for Sunday, April 15, 2018

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 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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art

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 Focus Everson Museum of Art

2:00 PM Chess Central New York Playhouse

2:00 PM Little Shop of Horrors Open Hand Theater

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor Madama Butterfly Syracuse Opera

3:00 PM All-Mozart Concert Onondaga Civic Symphony Orchestra, featuring Norman Wanzer, bassoon

Events for Monday, April 16, 2018

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Natural Passions Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Evan Osnos Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series

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Monday, April 9, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 9



Natural Passions
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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

Photography by Diana Whiting and drawings by Gail Norwood.

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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 9



2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

The Public Arts Task Force's 7th annual winter pop-up art gallery is designed to be a showcase of different artists from the Central New York area. The show features more than 55 local artists with over 175 pieces on display.

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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 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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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 9



The Unravelling: Recent Drawings by Peter Allen and Jane Skafte
Onondaga Community College

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

Peter Allen and Jane Skafte address provocative issues relating to ecology and societal challenges.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018


Art
 

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



Natural Passions
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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

Photography by Diana Whiting and drawings by Gail Norwood.

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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 10



2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

The Public Arts Task Force's 7th annual winter pop-up art gallery is designed to be a showcase of different artists from the Central New York area. The show features more than 55 local artists with over 175 pieces on display.

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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 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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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 10



The Unravelling: Recent Drawings by Peter Allen and Jane Skafte
Onondaga Community College

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

Peter Allen and Jane Skafte address provocative issues relating to ecology and societal challenges.

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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 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 - 4:30 PM, April 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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Wednesday, April 11, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 11



Natural Passions
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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

Photography by Diana Whiting and drawings by Gail Norwood.

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



2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

The Public Arts Task Force's 7th annual winter pop-up art gallery is designed to be a showcase of different artists from the Central New York area. The show features more than 55 local artists with over 175 pieces on display.

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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, April 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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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 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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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 11



The Unravelling: Recent Drawings by Peter Allen and Jane Skafte
Onondaga Community College

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

Peter Allen and Jane Skafte address provocative issues relating to ecology and societal challenges.

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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 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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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 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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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 11



From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics" highlights the rich continuing history of California, Oregon, and Washington artists working in a wide variety of aesthetics, scale, and conceptual styles. The exhibition surveys iconic works from the Museum's collection beginning in the 1950s, to works created in today's dynamic cultural and artistic landscape, capturing the spirit and innovations synonymous with West Coast art over the last six decades.

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



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

This exhibition, the first museum retrospective of American artist Jeff Donaldson (1932-2004), explores four decades of the artist's career, spanning from his activist roots in Chicago as a founding member of the AfriCOBRA movement to his influence on future generations of artists as a professor at Howard University. Donaldson's work is an amalgamation of energetic colors, intricate patterns, and African iconography that celebrates the history of African art and the roots of black culture. Featuring paintings, prints, and mixed media works, the exhibition reflects on Donaldson's deep belief in the responsibility of an artist to create work that is both socially relevant and visually striking, as well as his tireless fight for equality and pride in his heritage.

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



Focus
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

A new exhibition series at the Everson, FOCUS presents a few selected works from the museum's collection in order to spark dialogue about how objects relate to one another across time, medium, and subject matter.

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 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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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, April 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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Lecture
 

12:15 PM, April 11



Lunchtime Lecture: Gallery tour of the M.F.A. 2018 exhibition
SU Art Galleries

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

Join SUArt for a gallery tour of work presented by the College of Visual and Performing Art's M.F.A candidates for 2018.

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Music
 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, April 11



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, April 11



Classics 4 Clarinets
Civic Morning Musicals
Featuring The Onyx Clarinet Quartet

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

Alan Woy, Laurie Dobmeier, Terry Gerber, clarinets; and Roxanne Woy, bass clarinet, play arrangements of the works of Bach, Mendelssohn, Fauré, Debussy, Haydn, and Chopin.

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5:30 PM - 8:30 PM, April 11



Jazz at the Cavalier: Just Joe
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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

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Thursday, April 12, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 12



Natural Passions
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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

Photography by Diana Whiting and drawings by Gail Norwood.

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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 12



2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

The Public Arts Task Force's 7th annual winter pop-up art gallery is designed to be a showcase of different artists from the Central New York area. The show features more than 55 local artists with over 175 pieces on display.

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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 12



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 - 4:00 PM, April 12



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 - 4:00 PM, April 12



The Unravelling: Recent Drawings by Peter Allen and Jane Skafte
Onondaga Community College

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

Peter Allen and Jane Skafte address provocative issues relating to ecology and societal challenges.

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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, April 12



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, April 12



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 - 8:00 PM, April 12



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

This exhibition, the first museum retrospective of American artist Jeff Donaldson (1932-2004), explores four decades of the artist's career, spanning from his activist roots in Chicago as a founding member of the AfriCOBRA movement to his influence on future generations of artists as a professor at Howard University. Donaldson's work is an amalgamation of energetic colors, intricate patterns, and African iconography that celebrates the history of African art and the roots of black culture. Featuring paintings, prints, and mixed media works, the exhibition reflects on Donaldson's deep belief in the responsibility of an artist to create work that is both socially relevant and visually striking, as well as his tireless fight for equality and pride in his heritage.

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, April 12



From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics" highlights the rich continuing history of California, Oregon, and Washington artists working in a wide variety of aesthetics, scale, and conceptual styles. The exhibition surveys iconic works from the Museum's collection beginning in the 1950s, to works created in today's dynamic cultural and artistic landscape, capturing the spirit and innovations synonymous with West Coast art over the last six decades.

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, April 12



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, April 12



Focus
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

A new exhibition series at the Everson, FOCUS presents a few selected works from the museum's collection in order to spark dialogue about how objects relate to one another across time, medium, and subject matter.

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, April 12



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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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, April 12



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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Comedy
 

7:30 PM, April 12



David Sedaris
Landmark Theatre

Price: $16-$52
Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

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Theater
 

6:45 PM, April 12



A Spoonful of Poison
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

Murder is so terribly impolite but that's the problem everyone's favorite nanny, Mary Popouts, must face. The children have grown up but Michael's rise to the top of the Dependable Depository Bank has left a trail of mysterious deaths in its wake. How terribly rude! Is Michael a murderer? Is Bart, the chimney sweep, cleaning up? What exactly does sister Jane do in the evenings? Or is there something extra special in Mary's magical bag? Be there when Scotland Yard crashes Michael's surprise party. Though practically perfect in every way, Mary Popouts will need your help!

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Friday, April 13, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 13



Natural Passions
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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

Photography by Diana Whiting and drawings by Gail Norwood.

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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 13



2018 PATF Snow Show: a Winter Pop-Up Art Show
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

The Public Arts Task Force's 7th annual winter pop-up art gallery is designed to be a showcase of different artists from the Central New York area. The show features more than 55 local artists with over 175 pieces on display.

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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 13



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 - 4:00 PM, April 13



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, April 13



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, April 13



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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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 13



From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics" highlights the rich continuing history of California, Oregon, and Washington artists working in a wide variety of aesthetics, scale, and conceptual styles. The exhibition surveys iconic works from the Museum's collection beginning in the 1950s, to works created in today's dynamic cultural and artistic landscape, capturing the spirit and innovations synonymous with West Coast art over the last six decades.

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 13



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

This exhibition, the first museum retrospective of American artist Jeff Donaldson (1932-2004), explores four decades of the artist's career, spanning from his activist roots in Chicago as a founding member of the AfriCOBRA movement to his influence on future generations of artists as a professor at Howard University. Donaldson's work is an amalgamation of energetic colors, intricate patterns, and African iconography that celebrates the history of African art and the roots of black culture. Featuring paintings, prints, and mixed media works, the exhibition reflects on Donaldson's deep belief in the responsibility of an artist to create work that is both socially relevant and visually striking, as well as his tireless fight for equality and pride in his heritage.

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 13



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, April 13



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, April 13



Focus
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

A new exhibition series at the Everson, FOCUS presents a few selected works from the museum's collection in order to spark dialogue about how objects relate to one another across time, medium, and subject matter.

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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, April 13



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, April 13



Gallery Opening for the Independent Potters' Association
Clayscapes Pottery Gallery

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

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Lecture
 

7:30 PM, April 13



Maureen Dowd
University Lectures

Price: Free
Hendricks Chapel
Syracuse University, Syracuse

Maureen Dowd is recipient of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary and a best-selling author.

Known for her witty, incisive and often acerbic portraits of the powerful, Dowd began her journalism career in 1974 as an editorial assistant for The Washington Star, where she later became a sports columnist, metropolitan reporter and feature writer. When The Star closed, she went to TIME magazine. She joined The New York Times as a metropolitan reporter in 1983, went on to serve as a correspondent in the paper's Washington bureau in 1986, and became a columnist on The Times Op-Ed page in 1995; her column appears Sundays. In 2014, she also became a writer for The Times Magazine.

Dowd has covered seven presidential campaigns, served as The Times' White House correspondent, and written "On Washington," a column for The Times Magazine. She was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for national reporting in 1992 and was named one of Glamour's Women of the Year for 1996.

In her most recent book, The Year of Voting Dangerously: The Derangement of American Politics (Grand Central Publishing, 2016), Dowd "traces the psychologies and pathologies in one of the nastiest and most significant battles of the sexes ever," the 2016 presidential campaign.

In addition to The New York Times, Dowd has written for GQ, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, The New Republic, Mademoiselle and Sports Illustrated, among other publications.

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Music
 

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, April 13



Jazz@Sitrus: Nancy Kelly
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: No cover
Sitrus on the Hill
Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel, Syracuse

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7:30 PM, April 13



All-Mozart Concert
Onondaga Civic Symphony Orchestra
Syracuse Chorale
Syracuse Chorale
Erik Kibelsbeck, conductor
Featuring Norman Wanzer, bassoon

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Columbus Circle, Syracuse

Mozart La Finta Giardinera Overture
Mozart Bassoon Concerto
Mozart Requiem

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Opera
 

8:00 PM, April 13



Madama Butterfly
Syracuse Opera

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

In Puccini's Madama Butterfly, set in turn-of-the-century Japan, 15-year-old geisha Cio-Cio-San renounces her occupation and religion so that she may marry the American naval officer B. F. Pinkerton. Following their wedding night, Pinkerton must leave but promises to return "when the robins build their nests." Three long years pass and Pinkerton does indeed return, but not to re-unite with the ever-faithful Butterfly. Instead, he wishes to take from her the last bit of happiness she possesses. Soprano Toni Marie Palmertree, having debuted the role of Butterfly at San Francisco Opera in 2016, will reprise the role for Syracuse Opera. CNY native Dinyar Vania returns to play Pinkerton, with baritone Troy Cook (Eugene Onegin) as Sharpless, the American Consul. Glenn Lewis of Pittsburgh Opera will conduct, with Alison Moritz making her Syracuse Opera debut as stage director. Musial theater aficionados will recognize the plot of Madama Butterfly as the inspiration for Claude-Michael Schönberg's Miss Saigon.

Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

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Theater
 

8:00 PM, April 13



Chess
Central New York Playhouse
Robert G. Searle, director

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

Chess is a musical, with music by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus of the pop group ABBA, and with lyrics by Tim Rice. The story involves a politically driven, Cold War-era chess tournament between two men—an American grandmaster and a Soviet grandmaster—and their fight over a woman who manages one and falls in love with the other.

Chess was a significant and powerful piece of music theater for its time as it allegorically reflected the Cold War tensions present in the 1980s, with the show embodying the government manipulations and paranoia, and the xenophobic attitudes present in the political climate of the time. The musical has been referred to as a metaphor for the whole Cold War, with the insinuation being made that the Cold War is itself a manipulative game. Released and staged at the height of the strong anti-communist agenda that came to be known as the "Reagan Doctrine," Chess played a powerful role in addressing and satirizing the hostile political atmosphere of the 1980s.

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8:00 PM, April 13



Defying Gravity: The Songs of Stephen Schwartz
Rarely Done Productions

Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

Stephen Schwartz has won three Academy Awards, four Grammys, and four Drama Desk Awards for his work on Broadway, including Godspell, Pippin, and Wicked, as well as Disney movies The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Enchanted.

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Saturday, April 14, 2018


Art
 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 14



Natural Passions
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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

Photography by Diana Whiting and drawings by Gail Norwood.

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 14



From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics" highlights the rich continuing history of California, Oregon, and Washington artists working in a wide variety of aesthetics, scale, and conceptual styles. The exhibition surveys iconic works from the Museum's collection beginning in the 1950s, to works created in today's dynamic cultural and artistic landscape, capturing the spirit and innovations synonymous with West Coast art over the last six decades.

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 14



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

This exhibition, the first museum retrospective of American artist Jeff Donaldson (1932-2004), explores four decades of the artist's career, spanning from his activist roots in Chicago as a founding member of the AfriCOBRA movement to his influence on future generations of artists as a professor at Howard University. Donaldson's work is an amalgamation of energetic colors, intricate patterns, and African iconography that celebrates the history of African art and the roots of black culture. Featuring paintings, prints, and mixed media works, the exhibition reflects on Donaldson's deep belief in the responsibility of an artist to create work that is both socially relevant and visually striking, as well as his tireless fight for equality and pride in his heritage.

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 14



Focus
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

A new exhibition series at the Everson, FOCUS presents a few selected works from the museum's collection in order to spark dialogue about how objects relate to one another across time, medium, and subject matter.

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 14



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, April 14



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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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 14



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, April 14



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, April 14



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 - 4:00 PM, April 14



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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Music
 

10:30 AM, April 14



Kids' Series: Meet the Orchestra
Symphoria

Price: Children under 18 free
Inspiration Hall (formerly St. Peter's Church)
709 James St., Syracuse

Learn all about the instruments of the orchestra and musicians who play them, which this performance that explores the sights and sounds of the orchestra.

Symphoria's Instrument Discovery Zone opens at 10:00 a.m., prior to the performance.

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7:30 PM, April 14



Joe Davoli and Bob Halligan
Steeple Coffee House

Price: $20 suggested donation covers entertainment, dessert, coffee/tea
United Church of Fayetteville
310 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville

Pop rock with a dash of Celtic/Irish

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7:30 PM, April 14



Imani Winds
Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music

Price: $25 regular, $20 seniors, $15 ages 30 and under, free for full-time students and holders of EBT/SNAP cards
H. W. Smith School Auditorium
1130 Salt Springs Rd., Syracuse

Valerie Coleman Red Clay and Mississippi Delta
Astor Piazzolla Contrabajissimo
Anders Hillborg Six Pieces for Wind Quintet
Paquito D'Rivera Farewell Mambo
Simon Shaheen Dance Mediterranea

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Theater
 

11:00 AM, April 14



Rip Van Winkle
Open Hand Theater

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

A retelling of a generous man who accidentally sleeps his life away.

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7:30 PM, April 14



Little Shop of Horrors
Open Hand Theater

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

A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatergoers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world.

The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names "Audrey II, after his coworker crush. Open Hand Theater has hand-crafted Audrey II, the foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore who promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it blood. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II's out-of-this-world origins and intent towards global domination.

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8:00 PM, April 14



Chess
Central New York Playhouse
Robert G. Searle, director

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

Chess is a musical, with music by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus of the pop group ABBA, and with lyrics by Tim Rice. The story involves a politically driven, Cold War-era chess tournament between two men—an American grandmaster and a Soviet grandmaster—and their fight over a woman who manages one and falls in love with the other.

Chess was a significant and powerful piece of music theater for its time as it allegorically reflected the Cold War tensions present in the 1980s, with the show embodying the government manipulations and paranoia, and the xenophobic attitudes present in the political climate of the time. The musical has been referred to as a metaphor for the whole Cold War, with the insinuation being made that the Cold War is itself a manipulative game. Released and staged at the height of the strong anti-communist agenda that came to be known as the "Reagan Doctrine," Chess played a powerful role in addressing and satirizing the hostile political atmosphere of the 1980s.

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8:00 PM, April 14



Defying Gravity: The Songs of Stephen Schwartz
Rarely Done Productions

Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

Stephen Schwartz has won three Academy Awards, four Grammys, and four Drama Desk Awards for his work on Broadway, including Godspell, Pippin, and Wicked, as well as Disney movies The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Enchanted.

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Sunday, April 15, 2018


Art
 

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 15



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, April 15



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, April 15



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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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 15



From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics" highlights the rich continuing history of California, Oregon, and Washington artists working in a wide variety of aesthetics, scale, and conceptual styles. The exhibition surveys iconic works from the Museum's collection beginning in the 1950s, to works created in today's dynamic cultural and artistic landscape, capturing the spirit and innovations synonymous with West Coast art over the last six decades.

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 15



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

This exhibition, the first museum retrospective of American artist Jeff Donaldson (1932-2004), explores four decades of the artist's career, spanning from his activist roots in Chicago as a founding member of the AfriCOBRA movement to his influence on future generations of artists as a professor at Howard University. Donaldson's work is an amalgamation of energetic colors, intricate patterns, and African iconography that celebrates the history of African art and the roots of black culture. Featuring paintings, prints, and mixed media works, the exhibition reflects on Donaldson's deep belief in the responsibility of an artist to create work that is both socially relevant and visually striking, as well as his tireless fight for equality and pride in his heritage.

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 15



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, April 15



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, April 15



Focus
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

A new exhibition series at the Everson, FOCUS presents a few selected works from the museum's collection in order to spark dialogue about how objects relate to one another across time, medium, and subject matter.

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Music
 

3:00 PM, April 15



All-Mozart Concert
Onondaga Civic Symphony Orchestra
Syracuse Chorale
Syracuse Chorale
Erik Kibelsbeck, conductor
Featuring Norman Wanzer, bassoon

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Columbus Circle, Syracuse

Mozart La Finta Giardinera Overture
Mozart Bassoon Concerto
Mozart Requiem

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Opera
 

2:00 PM, April 15



Madama Butterfly
Syracuse Opera

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

In Puccini's Madama Butterfly, set in turn-of-the-century Japan, 15-year-old geisha Cio-Cio-San renounces her occupation and religion so that she may marry the American naval officer B. F. Pinkerton. Following their wedding night, Pinkerton must leave but promises to return "when the robins build their nests." Three long years pass and Pinkerton does indeed return, but not to re-unite with the ever-faithful Butterfly. Instead, he wishes to take from her the last bit of happiness she possesses. Soprano Toni Marie Palmertree, having debuted the role of Butterfly at San Francisco Opera in 2016, will reprise the role for Syracuse Opera. CNY native Dinyar Vania returns to play Pinkerton, with baritone Troy Cook (Eugene Onegin) as Sharpless, the American Consul. Glenn Lewis of Pittsburgh Opera will conduct, with Alison Moritz making her Syracuse Opera debut as stage director. Musial theater aficionados will recognize the plot of Madama Butterfly as the inspiration for Claude-Michael Schönberg's Miss Saigon.

Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

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Theater
 

2:00 PM, April 15



Chess
Central New York Playhouse
Robert G. Searle, director

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

Chess is a musical, with music by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus of the pop group ABBA, and with lyrics by Tim Rice. The story involves a politically driven, Cold War-era chess tournament between two men—an American grandmaster and a Soviet grandmaster—and their fight over a woman who manages one and falls in love with the other.

Chess was a significant and powerful piece of music theater for its time as it allegorically reflected the Cold War tensions present in the 1980s, with the show embodying the government manipulations and paranoia, and the xenophobic attitudes present in the political climate of the time. The musical has been referred to as a metaphor for the whole Cold War, with the insinuation being made that the Cold War is itself a manipulative game. Released and staged at the height of the strong anti-communist agenda that came to be known as the "Reagan Doctrine," Chess played a powerful role in addressing and satirizing the hostile political atmosphere of the 1980s.

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2:00 PM, April 15



Little Shop of Horrors
Open Hand Theater

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

A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatergoers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world.

The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names "Audrey II, after his coworker crush. Open Hand Theater has hand-crafted Audrey II, the foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore who promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it blood. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II's out-of-this-world origins and intent towards global domination.

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Monday, April 16, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 16



Natural Passions
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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

Photography by Diana Whiting and drawings by Gail Norwood.

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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 16



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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Lecture
 

7:30 PM, April 16



Evan Osnos
Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series

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

New Yorker staff writer and National Book Award-winning author Evan Osnos specializes in politics and foreign affairs, spanning the U.S., the Middle East, East Asia, and China. He won the National Book Award in 2014 for Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China.

Osnos has covered pressing American concerns, from modern conservatism and gun control, to the Flint Water Crisis and the 2016 presidential election. He forecasted the implications of a Trump presidency in his extensive New Yorker piece, "President Trump's First Term," one of the magazine's most-read articles of the year.

Based on his eight years living in Beijing, Age of Ambition/ is a multi-layered look at the rise of the individual in China and the clash between aspiration and authoritarianism. A Pulitzer Prize-finalist, Age of Ambition/ was called "a splendid and entertaining picture of 21st-century China" by The Wall Street Journal. The Washington Post wrote that "Osnos has portrayed and explained...this new China better than any other writer from the West or the East."

In 2003, Osnos embedded himself with the US Marines during the invasion of Iraq and spent two years as the Chicago Tribune's Middle East Correspondent. His piece "The Fallout," about the events and aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, won a 2012 Overseas Press Club Award.

Prior to joining The New Yorker, Osnos worked as the Beijing Bureau Chief for the Chicago Tribune, where he contributed to a series on the global trade in unsafe imports that won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. He was the 2007 recipient of the Livingston Award, the nation's leading prize for young journalists, and the Asia Society's Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia.

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