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Events for Sunday, April 15, 2018

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

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 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

12:00 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 Chess Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

2:00 PM Bullets Over Broadway Onondaga Central Jr./Sr. High School

2:00 PM Little Shop of Horrors Open Hand Theater

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Snow Queen Redhouse

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor Madama Butterfly Syracuse Opera

3:00 PM Two Silent Films with The Mighty Wurlitzer Empire State Theatre and Musical Instrument Museum

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

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

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

7:30 PM Western Double Feature Syracuse Cinephile Society

Events for Tuesday, April 17, 2018

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

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

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 Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict 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 Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler 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

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

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Stomp Famous Artists Broadway Series

Events for Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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

9:00 AM-5:00 PM IPA: 23 Craft Potters Clayscapes Pottery 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-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-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: LuBossa CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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 Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Focus 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 *CANCELLED* Singers from the Setnor School of Music Vocal Studio of Kathleen Roland-Silverstein Civic Morning Musicals

12:15 PM The Connective Corridor Lunchtime Lecture: Gallery Tour of James McNeill Whistler 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: Novak/Nanni CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

6:00 PM One Day in the Life of Javier Antonio La Casita Cultural Center

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Stomp Famous Artists Broadway Series

Events for Thursday, April 19, 2018

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

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

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

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

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 Hiding in Plain Sight SU Art Galleries

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 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

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 The Art of the Tile 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 Focus Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

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!)

5:30 PM The Connective Corridor Screening + Q&A with Ben Russell: Good Luck Urban Video Project

5:45 PM-8:00 PM Israel Independence Day Celebration

6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Docent-led Tour: Shelia Pepe and Edie Fake Everson Museum of Art

6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Cruel April: José Sanjinés Point of Contact Gallery

6:00 PM 2016 Poster Series Unveiling Syracuse Poster Project

6:45 PM A Spoonful of Poison Acme Mystery Company

7:30 PM I Wanna Dance With Somebody LeMoyne College

7:30 PM OCC Choral Concert Onondaga Community College

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

8:15 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits) Urban Video Project

Events for Friday, April 20, 2018

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

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 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-6:00 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-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 The Art of the Tile 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 Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Focus 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!)

2:00 PM Airborn Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company

6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Stone Canoe #12 Release Party Downtown Writer's Center

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Gov't Mule Landmark Theatre

7:30 PM I Wanna Dance With Somebody LeMoyne College

7:30 PM Fanfare & Filigree NYS Baroque

7:30 PM Spark Series: Film & Music Symphoria

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

8:00 PM Melissa Greener Folkus Project

8:00 PM Airborn Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Defying Gravity: The Songs of Stephen Schwartz Rarely Done Productions (Read a review!)

8:15 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits) Urban Video Project

Events for Saturday, April 21, 2018

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

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

10:00 AM-2:00 PM Annual High School Seniors' Exhibit Edgewood Gallery

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

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 Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

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 Focus Everson Museum of Art

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 Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict 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 Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler 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

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 Arte Joven/Young Art 2018 La Casita Cultural Center

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

6:00 PM-8:00 PM Parties in the Plaza: Novak/Nanni Duo CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

7:00 PM Roll Over Fest Palace Theatre

7:30 PM I Wanna Dance With Somebody LeMoyne College

7:30 PM Little Shop of Horrors Open Hand Theater

7:30 PM Cinemagogue: Hava Nagila Temple Society of Concord

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

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Defying Gravity: The Songs of Stephen Schwartz Rarely Done Productions (Read a review!)

8:15 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits) Urban Video Project

Events for Sunday, April 22, 2018

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 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-4:30 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 Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Focus 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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism 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: Cookie Coogan CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

2:00 PM Chess Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

2:00 PM CMM In Recital Live! Voices of the Shoah Civic Morning Musicals

2:00 PM Little Shop of Horrors Open Hand Theater

2:00 PM Russia, Putin, and "Putinism" Strathmore Speakers Series, featuring Brian Taylor

3:00 PM Spring Concert Syracuse University Brass Ensemble

4:00 PM Liamna and Daniel: Strella do Dia Schola Cantorum of Syracuse

Next week  >>>

Sunday, April 15, 2018


Art
 

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



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, 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



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, April 15



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, April 15



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, 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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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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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



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



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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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



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, April 15



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, April 15



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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Music
 

3:00 PM, April 15



Two Silent Films with The Mighty Wurlitzer
Empire State Theatre and Musical Instrument Museum

Empire Theater
New York State Fairgrounds, Geddes

Two silent films featuring Avery Tunningley — "The Nut" and "Bare Knees", with live music.


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3:00 PM, April 15



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

Price: $15 regular, $12 students/seniors, free for 18 and under
Dewitt Community Church
3600 Erie Blvd. East, Dewitt

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

Price: $25
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



Bullets Over Broadway
Onondaga Central Jr./Sr. High School

Price: $7 adults, $4 children
Onondaga Central Junior/Senior High School
4479 S. Onondaga Rd., Nedrow


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2:00 PM, April 15



Little Shop of Horrors
Open Hand Theater

Price: $25 regular, $21 studens/seniors
Open Hand Theater
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 1 (formerly Dick's entrance), Dewitt

Open Hand presents its debut musical, Little Shop of Horrors, placing its own special hallmark on this deviously delicious sci-fi smash musical that has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. This special production is for an adult audience, and has live actors as well as four handcrafted puppet of the ever-growing "Audrey II". The new theater provides an unique and intimate setting for perennial favorite.


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2:00 PM, April 15



The Snow Queen
Redhouse

Redhouse at City Center
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Be spirited away by this new musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's fantastical coming-of-age adventure that inspired the hit Disney movie Frozen. Join Gerda on a dangerous and whimsical quest to save her best friend, Kai, before he is trapped forever in the Snow Queen's palace. With an original pop rock score, alluring ballads, and urban steam punk flair, you'll soon see this is not your average bedtime story.


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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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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, April 16



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, April 16



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, April 16



Western Double Feature
Syracuse Cinephile Society

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

Rhythm of the Saddle (1938)
Director: George Sherman
Cast: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnett, Peggy Moran, Pert Kelton
A rodeo star (Autry) suspects that some of the accidents that have been happening to his fellow performers aren't so accidental. A fun mix of action, comedy and music.

Leather Burners (1943)
Director: Joseph E. Henabery
Cast: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jay Kirby, Victor Jory, George Givot, George Reeves, Robert Mitchum
An excellent "Hopalong Cassidy" adventure, with Hoppy and California hot on the trail of rustlers who have an unusual hiding place for their stolen cattle.


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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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Tuesday, April 17, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 17



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 17



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, April 17



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, April 17



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, April 17



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, April 17



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, April 17



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, April 17



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, April 17



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, April 17



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 17



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 17



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, April 17



Stomp
Famous Artists Broadway Series

Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

"Stomp" is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique, and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews, and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments—matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps—to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. The return of the percussive hit also brings some new surprises, with some sections of the show now updated and restructured and the addition of two new full-scale routines, utilizing props like tractor tire inner tubes and paint cans. As USA Today says, "STOMP finds beautiful noises in the strangest places." Stomp. See what all the noise is about.


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Wednesday, April 18, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 18



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 18



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 - 7:00 PM, April 18



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, April 18



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, April 18



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, April 18



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, April 18



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 18



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, April 18



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, April 18



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, April 18



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 18



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, April 18



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, April 18



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 18



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.

Read a review!


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 18



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 18



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 18



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, April 18



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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Film
 

6:00 PM, April 18



One Day in the Life of Javier Antonio
La Casita Cultural Center

Price: Free
La Casita Cultural Center
109 Otisco St., Syracuse

A film by Dashel Hernández (2017, 23 minutes, Spanish with English subtitles)

Dashel is a visual artist from Camagüey, Cuba; a writer, educator, and a graduate student at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs (EMPA candidate) at Syracuse University. He grew up in Cuba during the late 1970s and early '80s and was caught up in the Cuban-Soviet ideological struggle of the Cold War. As a boy at school he played out his fantasies of the space race. At night, he dreamed of the snow his mother would bring back, in a tiny box, on her return from Moscow.

Fueled by the power of oral storytelling, 'One Day in the Life of Javier Antonio' is an exercise in non-resistance contemplation of childhood memories and, by extension, a generation's collective memory of a difficult time in Cuba.

Film screening will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker.


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Lecture
 

12:15 PM, April 18



Lunchtime Lecture: Gallery Tour of James McNeill Whistler
SU Art Galleries

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

Join Department of Art and Music Histories professor Sascha Scott for a gallery tour of James McNeill Whistler.


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Music
 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, April 18



Jazz at the Plaza: LuBossa
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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


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12:15 PM, April 18



*CANCELLED* Singers from the Setnor School of Music Vocal Studio of Kathleen Roland-Silverstein
Civic Morning Musicals

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


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5:30 PM - 8:30 PM, April 18



Jazz at the Cavalier: Novak/Nanni
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, April 18



Stomp
Famous Artists Broadway Series

Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

"Stomp" is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique, and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews, and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments—matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps—to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. The return of the percussive hit also brings some new surprises, with some sections of the show now updated and restructured and the addition of two new full-scale routines, utilizing props like tractor tire inner tubes and paint cans. As USA Today says, "STOMP finds beautiful noises in the strangest places." Stomp. See what all the noise is about.


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Thursday, April 19, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 19



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 19



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, April 19



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, April 19



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, April 19



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, April 19



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, April 19



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, April 19



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, April 19



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, April 19



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 - 8:00 PM, April 19



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, April 19



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, April 19



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 - 8:00 PM, April 19



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 19



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 - 8:00 PM, April 19



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, April 19



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 19



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 19



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, April 19



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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6:00 PM, April 19



2016 Poster Series Unveiling
Syracuse Poster Project

Price: Free
City Hall Commons Atrium
201 East Washington St., Syracuse

The poets and artists of this year's series gather with friends, family, and other supporters of public art for a celebration of the new posters. We'll have food, drink, music, and of course, a display of the new posters. We'll also be selling prints of the new work.


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8:15 PM - 11:00 PM, April 19



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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Dance
 

7:30 PM, April 19



I Wanna Dance With Somebody
LeMoyne College
LeMoyne Student Dance Company

Coyne Center for the Performing Arts
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

The Le Moyne Student Dance Company presents more than a dozen dances with over 40 performers.


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Festival
 

5:45 PM - 8:00 PM, April 19



Israel Independence Day Celebration

Price: Free
Temple Adeth Yeshurun
450 Kimber Rd., DeWitt

Live music by Symphoria, Syracuse Pops Chorus, Community Cantors, and Adult and Children's Choir, plus children's activities, photo booth, Israeli market, wine tasting, and more.


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Film
 

5:30 PM, April 19



Screening + Q&A with Ben Russell: Good Luck
Urban Video Project

Price: Free
Hosmer Auditorium, Everson Museum
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

A special indoor screening of Ben Russell's latest feature-length film Good Luck. The screening, opening with an introduction by the filmmaker, will start promptly at 5:30 pm. Ben Russell will join us in-person to introduce the film and for a brief a Q&A following the screening. Note: Due to the 140-minute duration of the piece, the reception will precede the film at 5 pm.

This event is held in conjunction with the exhibition of the related newly-commissioned work Good Luck (Portraits) at UVP's outdoor architectural projection venue on the Everson Museum, through May 26.


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Lecture
 

6:00 PM, April 19



Docent-led Tour: Shelia Pepe and Edie Fake
Everson Museum of Art

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


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Music
 

7:30 PM, April 19



OCC Choral Concert
Onondaga Community College

OCC Recital Hall
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse


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Poetry/Reading
 

6:00 PM, April 19



Cruel April: José Sanjinés
Point of Contact Gallery

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

The reading will be followed by a reception and informal dialogue with the poet. The event is presented as part of the release of Point of Contact's annual poetry publication, Corresponding Voices, Vol. 11.

Free parking is available in the Syracuse University lot on the corner of West Street and Fayette Street.


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Theater
 

6:45 PM, April 19



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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8:00 PM, April 19



Chess
Central New York Playhouse
Robert G. Searle, director

Price: $25
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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Friday, April 20, 2018


Art
 

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



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 20



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, April 20



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, April 20



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, April 20



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, April 20



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 - 6:00 PM, April 20



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, April 20



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, April 20



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, April 20



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, April 20



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, April 20



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, April 20



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 20



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, April 20



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, April 20



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 20



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 20



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 20



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 20



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, April 20



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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8:15 PM - 11:00 PM, April 20



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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Dance
 

7:30 PM, April 20



I Wanna Dance With Somebody
LeMoyne College
LeMoyne Student Dance Company

Coyne Center for the Performing Arts
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

The Le Moyne Student Dance Company presents more than a dozen dances with over 40 performers.


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Music
 

7:30 PM, April 20



Gov't Mule
Landmark Theatre

Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Gov't Mule is touring behind the release of their acclaimed 10th studio album "Revolution Come ... Revolution Go" [Fantasy Records]. Spanning rock, blues, soul, jazz and country, the album won over fans and critics alike and, upon its release, shot up the rock charts, racked up over 1.5 million streams, and nabbed the band their highest-selling debut week ever. Their most diverse offering to date, "Revolution Come ... Revolution Go" showcases the band's evocative songwriting, incendiary playing, cleverly-crafted songs and timely lyrical commentary. While Gov't Mule's storytelling has always been inspired in part by American struggles and experiences, "Revolution Come ... Revolution Go" finds the band's finger directly on the pulse of our very divided political climate. The band began recording the album on Election Day 2016, and the songs continue to be more timely than ever, poignantly capturing the tension and emotions felt by Americans regardless of political affiliation. These lyrical observations are threaded together with a resounding message of unity.

Gov't Mule – GRAMMY Award-winning vocalist, songwriter, guitar legend Warren Haynes [vocals, guitar], Matt Abts [drums], Danny Louis [keyboards, guitar, and backing vocals], and Jorgen Carlsson [bass] – has galvanized a global fan base with their music and improvisational virtuosity, leading them to be recognized as one of the most timeless, revered and active bands in the world whose spot amongst rock titans remains unshakable.

Tickets available online through Ticketmaster.


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7:30 PM, April 20



Fanfare & Filigree
NYS Baroque

Price: $35 regular, $30 seniors, $15 college students, children free
First Unitarian Universalist Society of Syracuse
109 Waring Rd. (at the corner of Nottingham Rd.), Dewitt

This program of music for winds and strings celebrates the new peace of early 18th century Europe; music by Zelenka, Hasse, Marais, and others, performed by Geoffrey Burgess & Meg Owens, oboes; Stephanie Corwin, bassoon; Becca Humphrey, cello; Leon Schelhase, harpsichord; Deborah Fox, theorbo

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


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7:30 PM, April 20



Spark Series: Film & Music
Symphoria
Heather Buchman, conductor

Price: $25 regular, $20 senior, $5 student, children under 18 free
Palace Theater
2384 James St., Syracuse

Silent films meet symphonic masterpieces in this performance. Symphoria begins its celebration of women's suffrage with this performance showcasing symphonic and chamber music selections of award-winning women composers and film-makers, including Rachel Portman, Lisa Gerrard, Amy Beach, Julia Wolfe, and Jennifer Higdon.

In addition, a new film entitled "Make Your Change," by Marcellus High School student Violet Moncavage (winner of Symphoria's 2018 film contest), will be premiered with a live performance of "Sky Rising", written by Pulitzer Prize winning composer Jennifer Higdon.


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8:00 PM, April 20



Melissa Greener
Folkus Project

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

Nashville based singer-songwriter Melissa Greener has that distinct equine quality of being able to magnify and reflect your senses back at you, forcing you to confront, and surrender to them. A seeker through song, she fixes her gaze inward only to discover the universality in us all; dancing the blurred line between the defects and the divine.


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Poetry/Reading
 

6:00 PM, April 20



Stone Canoe #12 Release Party
Downtown Writer's Center

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

We were snowed out in March, but we're joining forces with our friends at Point of Contact for a re-scheduled event! Join us to celebrate the release of the latest issue of Stone Canoe, the only literary journal focused on the work of authors and artists from Upstate New York. We'll have refreshments and enjoy readings by several contributors to the issue.


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, April 20



Airborn
Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company

Bethany Baptist Church
149 Beattie St., Syracuse


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8:00 PM, April 20



Chess
Central New York Playhouse
Robert G. Searle, director

Price: $28
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 20



Airborn
Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company

Bethany Baptist Church
149 Beattie St., Syracuse


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8:00 PM, April 20



Defying Gravity: The Songs of Stephen Schwartz
Rarely Done Productions

Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

What do the shows Godspell, Pippin, The Magic Show, and Wicked, and the Disney movies Hunchback of Notre Dame and Enchanted have in common? Music written by Stephen Schwartz, songwriting legend, 50-year veteran of Broadway and the silver screen, with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and membership in the Theatre Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame. Add this to his 3 Oscars, 4 Grammys, and 4 Drama Desk Awards, and his contribution to the theater arts becomes, arguably, second to none among America's active contributors to the Great American Songbook.

Local theatergoers will get their first-ever chance to experience the very best of Schwartz's oeuvre with Defying Gravity, titled after his signature tune from Wicked as well as his recent biography.

The production will benefit Helping Hounds Dog Rescue, a non-profit organization that works to find permanent homes for rescue dogs in the Central New York area.

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Saturday, April 21, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, April 21



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 - 4:00 PM, April 21



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 - 2:00 PM, April 21



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, April 21



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, April 21



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, April 21



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.

Read a review!


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



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 21



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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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 21



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, April 21



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, April 21



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 21



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, April 21



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, April 21



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, April 21



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 21



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 - 4:00 PM, April 21



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, April 21



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, April 21



Arte Joven/Young Art 2018
La Casita Cultural Center

Price: Free
La Casita Cultural Center
109 Otisco St., Syracuse

A showcase of the talent and achievements of youth enrolled in La Casita's arts education programs this year, including visual and language arts, music, and dance.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, April 21



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, April 21



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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8:15 PM - 11:00 PM, April 21



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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Dance
 

7:30 PM, April 21



I Wanna Dance With Somebody
LeMoyne College
LeMoyne Student Dance Company

Coyne Center for the Performing Arts
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

The Le Moyne Student Dance Company presents more than a dozen dances with over 40 performers.


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Film
 

7:30 PM, April 21



Cinemagogue: Hava Nagila
Temple Society of Concord

Temple Society of Concord
910 Madison St., Syracuse


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Music
 

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, April 21



Parties in the Plaza: Novak/Nanni Duo
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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

Jess Novak (violin, guitar, vocals) with Mark Nanni of Los Blancos on piano, organ, accordion and vocals. Bluesy, breezy and funky.


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7:00 PM, April 21



Roll Over Fest
Palace Theatre

Price: $20
Palace Theater
2384 James St., Syracuse

Roll Over Fest will feature three bands paying tribute to music of The Doors, The Grateful Dead, and Pink Floyd.

The Barndogs: Doors tribute
Dark Hollow: Grateful Dead tribute
Radio Floyd: Pink Floyd tribute

For tickets, visit cnytix.com/events/RollOverFest.


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Theater
 

12:30 PM, April 21



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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7:30 PM, April 21



Little Shop of Horrors
Open Hand Theater

Price: $25 regular, $21 studens/seniors
Open Hand Theater
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 1 (formerly Dick's entrance), Dewitt

Open Hand presents its debut musical, Little Shop of Horrors, placing its own special hallmark on this deviously delicious sci-fi smash musical that has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. This special production is for an adult audience, and has live actors as well as four handcrafted puppet of the ever-growing "Audrey II". The new theater provides an unique and intimate setting for perennial favorite.


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8:00 PM, April 21



Chess
Central New York Playhouse
Robert G. Searle, director

Price: $28
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 21



Defying Gravity: The Songs of Stephen Schwartz
Rarely Done Productions

Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

What do the shows Godspell, Pippin, The Magic Show, and Wicked, and the Disney movies Hunchback of Notre Dame and Enchanted have in common? Music written by Stephen Schwartz, songwriting legend, 50-year veteran of Broadway and the silver screen, with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and membership in the Theatre Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame. Add this to his 3 Oscars, 4 Grammys, and 4 Drama Desk Awards, and his contribution to the theater arts becomes, arguably, second to none among America's active contributors to the Great American Songbook.

Local theatergoers will get their first-ever chance to experience the very best of Schwartz's oeuvre with Defying Gravity, titled after his signature tune from Wicked as well as his recent biography.

The production will benefit Helping Hounds Dog Rescue, a non-profit organization that works to find permanent homes for rescue dogs in the Central New York area.

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Sunday, April 22, 2018


Art
 

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



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, April 22



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 22



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 22



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 22



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, April 22



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, April 22



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



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 22



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 22



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 22



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, April 22



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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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, April 22



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, April 22



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, April 22



Russia, Putin, and "Putinism"
Strathmore Speakers Series
Featuring Brian Taylor

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

Professor Brian Taylor is Professor and Chair of Political Science in the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. Taylor is the author of three books on Russian politics: The Code of Putinism; State Building in Putin's Russia: Policing and Coercion after Communism and Politics and the Russian Army: Civil-Military Relations, 1689-2000. He received his B.A. from the University of Iowa, a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


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Music
 

2:00 PM, April 22



CMM In Recital Live! Voices of the Shoah
Civic Morning Musicals

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

Kathleen Roland and Angky Budjardjono, voice; with Cantor Paula Pepperstone; Lana Stafford, flute; Laura Bossert, violin; Gregory Wood, cello; Steve Heyman and Ida Tili-Trebicka, pianos

Lori Laitman I Never Saw Another Butterfly, for soprano and clarinet
Joan Burstyn Summer After the Holocaust (May 16th, 1946)
Jake Heggie For a Look or a Touch, for baritone, flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano
Joan Burstyn The Day of Mourning (June 16th, 1946), Before "Operation Crossroads, 1946 (June 30th, 1946)
Lori Laitman The Seed of Dream for mezzo-soprano, cello and piano



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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 22



Jazz on Tap: Cookie Coogan
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Finger Lakes On Tap
35 Fennell St., Skaneateles


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3:00 PM, April 22



Spring Concert
Syracuse University Brass Ensemble
James T. Spencer, conductor

Price: Free
United Church of Fayetteville
310 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville


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4:00 PM, April 22



Liamna and Daniel: Strella do Dia
Schola Cantorum of Syracuse

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

A program illustrating the rich cultural mix of Medieval Spain, with Mozarabe singing, Aribigo-Andaluza and Sefardi music, and more.


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, April 22



Chess
Central New York Playhouse
Robert G. Searle, director

Price: $25
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.

Read a Review!


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2:00 PM, April 22



Little Shop of Horrors
Open Hand Theater

Price: $25 regular, $21 studens/seniors
Open Hand Theater
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 1 (formerly Dick's entrance), Dewitt

Open Hand presents its debut musical, Little Shop of Horrors, placing its own special hallmark on this deviously delicious sci-fi smash musical that has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. This special production is for an adult audience, and has live actors as well as four handcrafted puppet of the ever-growing "Audrey II". The new theater provides an unique and intimate setting for perennial favorite.


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