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Events for Saturday, May 18, 2019

10:00 AM-2:00 PM Stories from the Land Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor It's Always Been a Revolution Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Juan Cruz: A Retrospective Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Time Returns: A Continuous Now Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

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

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

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Eddie Dominguez: Garden of Eden Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM Annual Kids Concert: The Beatles MasterWorks Chorale

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

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor From Gilded to Gustav: The Victorian and Arts & Crafts Era in Onondaga County Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Vault: Dumbo First Took Flight in Syracuse Onondaga Historical Association

12:00 PM-4:00 PM From Gods to Social Justice: Indian Folk Artists Challenging Traditions ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

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

1:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Robert Benjamin: River Walking Light Work Gallery (Read a review!)

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Masterworks Series: Beethoven's Ninth Symphoria

8:00 PM Fragile White Guy Building Company Theater

8:00 PM A Midsummer Night's Dream Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Revivalists Creative Concerts

8:00 PM The Uncle Louie Variety Show Palace Theatre

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

9:00 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Culture Capture: Terminal Addition Urban Video Project

Events for Sunday, May 19, 2019

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

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Vault: Dumbo First Took Flight in Syracuse Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor From Gilded to Gustav: The Victorian and Arts & Crafts Era in Onondaga County Onondaga Historical Association

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor It's Always Been a Revolution Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Time Returns: A Continuous Now Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Juan Cruz: A Retrospective Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

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

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Eddie Dominguez: Garden of Eden Everson Museum of Art

1:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Robert Benjamin: River Walking Light Work Gallery (Read a review!)

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

1:00 PM The Connective Corridor Sacred Sites Organ Concert

4:00 PM Epic Romanticism Onondaga Civic Symphony Orchestra, featuring Sar-Shalom Strong, piano

5:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Joe Magnarelli and Akiko Tsuruga Quartet in Concert CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

8:00 PM Fragile White Guy Building Company Theater

Events for Monday, May 20, 2019

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

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Robert Benjamin: River Walking Light Work Gallery (Read a review!)

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

7:30 PM Bowling Green State university A Cappella Choir

7:30 PM Romance on the High Seas (1948) Syracuse Cinephile Society

Events for Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Stories from the Land Edgewood Gallery

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

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Robert Benjamin: River Walking Light Work Gallery (Read a review!)

6:30 PM "What If...?" Film Series: Owned: A Tale of Two Americas Gifford Foundation

Events for Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Stories from the Land Edgewood Gallery

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

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Robert Benjamin: River Walking Light Work Gallery (Read a review!)

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

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Vault: Dumbo First Took Flight in Syracuse Onondaga Historical Association

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor From Gilded to Gustav: The Victorian and Arts & Crafts Era in Onondaga County Onondaga Historical Association

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor It's Always Been a Revolution Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Juan Cruz: A Retrospective Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Time Returns: A Continuous Now Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

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

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Eddie Dominguez: Garden of Eden Everson Museum of Art

Events for Thursday, May 23, 2019

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

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Stories from the Land Edgewood Gallery

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

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Robert Benjamin: River Walking Light Work Gallery (Read a review!)

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

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Vault: Dumbo First Took Flight in Syracuse Onondaga Historical Association

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor From Gilded to Gustav: The Victorian and Arts & Crafts Era in Onondaga County Onondaga Historical Association

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor It's Always Been a Revolution Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Time Returns: A Continuous Now Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Juan Cruz: A Retrospective Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

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

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

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Eddie Dominguez: Garden of Eden Everson Museum of Art

6:00 PM The Connective Corridor 1803 Miles Everson Museum of Art

6:30 PM-9:30 PM Acoustic Open Mic Listening Room at 443

6:45 PM Death Takes a Bow Acme Mystery Company

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

9:00 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Culture Capture: Terminal Addition Urban Video Project

Events for Friday, May 24, 2019

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

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Stories from the Land Edgewood Gallery

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

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Robert Benjamin: River Walking Light Work Gallery (Read a review!)

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

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Vault: Dumbo First Took Flight in Syracuse Onondaga Historical Association

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor From Gilded to Gustav: The Victorian and Arts & Crafts Era in Onondaga County Onondaga Historical Association

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor It's Always Been a Revolution Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Juan Cruz: A Retrospective Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Time Returns: A Continuous Now Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

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

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Eddie Dominguez: Garden of Eden Everson Museum of Art

7:00 PM Corduroy Gifford Family Theatre

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Andrew Carroll Album Release Party CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

9:00 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Culture Capture: Terminal Addition Urban Video Project

Events for Saturday, May 25, 2019

10:00 AM-2:00 PM Stories from the Land Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor It's Always Been a Revolution Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Time Returns: A Continuous Now Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Juan Cruz: A Retrospective Everson Museum of Art

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

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

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Eddie Dominguez: Garden of Eden Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM 10 Years... Gandee Gallery

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

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor From Gilded to Gustav: The Victorian and Arts & Crafts Era in Onondaga County Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Vault: Dumbo First Took Flight in Syracuse Onondaga Historical Association

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

1:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Robert Benjamin: River Walking Light Work Gallery (Read a review!)

2:00 PM Corduroy Gifford Family Theatre

8:00 PM *POSTPONED* Femme It Forward: Cardi B Lakeview St. Joseph's Amphitheater

9:00 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Culture Capture: Terminal Addition Urban Video Project

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Saturday, May 18, 2019


Art
 

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, May 18



Stories from the Land
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Jay Hart: elevation surface images from around the world
Susan Machamer: jeweler
Miyo Hirano: ceramicist
June Szabo: sculptural wood reliefs of natural and man-made land formations, representative of the human condition


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 18



It's Always Been a Revolution
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

This exhibition is curated by the Everson Teen Arts Council, a group of high school students from Onondaga County, using the Museum's collection as inspiration for this exhibition. Teen Council members collaborated to choose a theme, select works from the Museum's collection, write wall text, and design the layout. This exploration provided Council members with insight into how museum exhibitions come to life.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 18



Juan Cruz: A Retrospective
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In the 1980s, Juan Cruz began investigating his past as a method to understand where the tribal and the modern world collide. Born in Puerto Rico, Cruz briefly attended the Art Students League in 1975 and in 1995 he graduated from Syracuse University's School of Visual and Performing Arts. This career-spanning exhibition focuses on Cruz's work as a painter, sculptor, muralist, and community activist.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 18



Time Returns: A Continuous Now
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Time Returns: A Continuous Now" presents a cross section of photographs that span the early 20th century through 2019. In our current moment of peaked social activism and political engagement, the exhibition suggests new connections among seemingly disparate topics such as the horrors of war, the impact of the Anthropocene, shifting identities, and the necessity of intimacy. "Time Returns: A Continuous Now" features work rife with immediacy by artists living through tumultuous times that reevaluate societal divisions and reinforce the relevance and power of photography today. Co-curated by artist Judy Natal and the Everson's Curator of Art & Programs DJ Hellerman, the exhibition is assembled from the collections of the Everson Museum and Light Work.

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 18



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 18



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 18



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 18



Eddie Dominguez: Garden of Eden
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The youngest of eight children, Eddie Dominguez grew up in Tucumcari, New Mexico, between Albuquerque and Amarillo on historic Route 66. He came to national prominence in the mid–1980s for highly stylized dinnerware sets that also stack into sculptural forms. In his work, Dominguez frequently references his home state's vegetation, landforms, weather, and Hispano–Catholic culture. The dual nature of Dominguez's objects, which inhabit the gray area between utility and art for art's sake, reflects his personal experience as a New Mexican who studied ceramics in the Anglo–dominated East: whether we see "art" or "craft," local Hispano or melting pot American depends completely on the immediate context.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 18



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 18



From Gilded to Gustav: The Victorian and Arts & Crafts Era in Onondaga County
Onondaga Historical Association

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

This Victorian Era and Arts & Crafts exhibit will highlight several of Syracuse's major contributors to the Arts and Crafts movement, 1900-1920s, as well as feature many fine examples of period clothing, architecture, and furniture of the Victorian Era in Syracuse, 1837-1901.

In many respects, the Arts and Crafts movement was a rebuke of the ornate styling, designs, and increasing mechanization of production in the Victorian period. The displays will allow for museum patrons to see these contrasting styles up close.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 18



From the Vault: Dumbo First Took Flight in Syracuse
Onondaga Historical Association

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

The exhibit will guide visitors through the long and humble beginnings of this adorable character. Learn about the two Helens, both Syracuse University graduates, who worked together to create the Dumbo that we know today. Helen Aberson wrote the original story of Dumbo the Flying Elephant and Helen Durney drew the illustrations.

For this special exhibit, OHA has worked in collaboration with the Syracuse University Special Collections, where the original documents are housed due to their connection to the S.U. graduates. Due to the extreme fragility of the pieces, duplicates are used in place of the originals, but the story the pieces tell about the origins and evolution of Dumbo is one every Syracusan should know.


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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, May 18



From Gods to Social Justice: Indian Folk Artists Challenging Traditions
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Representing two painting styles of eastern India, this exhibition includes a male tradition of scrolls from Bengal and a female tradition of wall paintings, now done on paper, from the Mithila region of northern Bihar. Both of these art forms have morphed and changed in contemporary India, creating space for artists to use their art to comment on issues facing their lives, their nation and the planet. Their work deals with a variety of injustices such as violence against women, female infanticide, political corruption, climate change, and war.

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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 18



2019 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to present the 2019 Newhouse Photography Annual, featuring work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. This exhibition comprises more than 25 thematically diverse photographs by Newhouse's Multimedia Photography students. The exhibition represents various approaches to photographic practice and technique and showcases the rage of images that today's students are producing.

The exhibiting artists are Michele Abercrombie, Zack Bolton, Emily Elconin, Zach Krahmer, Jordan Larson, Sam Lee, Levingston Lewis, Gavin Liddell, Todd Michalek, Ally Moreo, Skye Schumacher, Liam Sheehan, Jes Sheldon, Maranie Staab, Doug Steinman, and Romy Weidner.

Caroline Smith, editor of photography and visuals at TOPIC, served as juror to select images for Best of Show and Honorable Mention awards. Maranie Staab took Best of Show and Honorable Mentions went to Emily Elconin and Sam Lee.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 18



Robert Benjamin: River Walking
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to present Robert Benjamin's "River Walking," a solo exhibition of photographs and poems spanning four decades. A self-taught photographer and poet, Benjamin's work, often centered around his family, offers a simple and honest consideration of what it means to live and to love with intention. "I think you have to love your life, and you have to have the courage to find the world beautiful," says Benjamin. Enchanted by color and the beauty of photography itself, Benjamin uncovers poetry in the everyday.

Benjamin never wanted a career in photography. He simply felt that he needed to make pictures. According to Benjamin, one of the great joys of being a photographer is working with cameras. He appreciates the elegance of mechanical objects deeply — their feel, their smell, their sound. Cameras are "exquisite little machines" — like typewriters, he says. Benjamin has been writing poems on his Smith-Corona Clipper longer than he's made photographs. His poems echo the sensitivity and humble directness of his photographs. More recently, Benjamin has begun pairing what he aptly calls "small photographs" with "small poems," a selection of which are included in this exhibition.

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9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, May 18



Culture Capture: Terminal Addition
Urban Video Project

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

Light Work's Urban Video Project presents "Culture Capture: Terminal Addition" by the New Red Order (NRO). NRO core contributors Adam Khalil (Ojibway), Zack Khalil (Ojibway), and Jackson Polys (Tlingit) use video and performance to collectively challenge European settler and colonialist tendencies — such as "playing Indian" — with what they call "sites of savage pronouncement," the purpose of which is to shift potential obstructions to Indigenous growth and agency.

Created for UVP and shot in and around Syracuse, "Terminal Addition" uses local archives, collections, and locations, including the Columbus Monument in downtown Syracuse and the Saltine Warrior on the Syracuse University campus.

The exhibition will be on view on the north facade of the Everson Museum of Art from dusk until 11:00 pm.


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Comedy
 

8:00 PM, May 18



The Uncle Louie Variety Show
Palace Theatre

Palace Theater
2384 James St., Syracuse

The Uncle Louie variety show comedy has been taking the Italian American communities by storm. They've been making people laugh for years with their characters and sketches to put smiles on people's faces and bring back memories of growing up Italian. Their world tour will begin in February in Australia and will make the last stop of the tour in their hometown of Syracuse for a night of laughter.

A limited number of tickets can be purchased at the Palace Commons Cafe (open 10-5 Monday through Saturday).


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Music
 

10:00 AM, May 18



Annual Kids Concert: The Beatles
MasterWorks Chorale
Kip Coerper, conductor

Price: Free
First Presbyterian Church of Skaneateles
97 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

Join us for about 40 minutes of informal, interactive musical fun for kids of all ages.

Kids can take a ride on a Yellow Submarine, collect coins during Can't Buy Me Love, and watch the sun rise in Good Day Sunshine. Grown-ups are part of the fun too, and we'll pass out the shaker eggs and invite everyone to play, sing, dance, and sing along to other favorites by the Beatles.

Get out those tie-dye T-shirts and bell-bottom jeans—kids and adults are welcome to come dressed as your favorite Beatle or wear anything '60s or '70s inspired! (Disney and superhero costumes are great too—we know the kids love those!)


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7:30 PM, May 18



Masterworks Series: Beethoven's Ninth
Symphoria
Symphoria Young Artists Orchestra, SU Oratorio Society, Syracuse Chorale
Lawrence Loh, conductor

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

Shostakovich Festive Overture with Symphoria Young Artists
Kareem Roustom Ramal
Beethoven Symphony No. 9, Op. 125, D minor, "Choral"


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8:00 PM, May 18



The Revivalists
Creative Concerts

Price: $45 to $75
Paper Mill Island
Baldwinsville


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Theater
 

8:00 PM, May 18



Fragile White Guy
Building Company Theater

Price: $15-$25
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Fragile White Guy follows the journey of Flick Richardson—a modern everyman, Rust Belt white guy—who gets "awakened" to his racist behavior and the realities of what it means to be white. Inspired by the teachings of James Baldwin and by the work and scholarship of Dr. Robin DiAngelo in her book White Fragility – Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, the play is a rich mixture of physical theater, visual imagery and Flick's heartfelt narrative.

Written by Stephen Cross, Fragile White Guy offers us all the opportunity for self-reflection in a carefully written, non-confrontational way. He makes it "safe" for white folks to see more than what they expect to see when looking in that all-important mirror. It's not that he doesn't confront racism head-on, it's that he masterfully builds the narrative so that the confrontation is expected and accepted. So that you find yourself admitting, even to just yourself, that, yeah - I've thought that way, felt that way, even acted that way. And after all, that's what good theater is supposed to do...make you think.

The proceeds from these performances will go directly towards Building Company's upcoming work, Immigration Dialogue, a new play being written by Cross, that goes to the streets to answer President Obama's challenge: "Ultimately, that's what our democracy demands. It needs you...If you're tired of arguing with strangers on the Internet, try to talk with one in real life."


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8:00 PM, May 18



A Midsummer Night's Dream
Central New York Playhouse
William Edward White, director

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

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's enchanting comic tale of love lost and found, presents love in all its glory, warts and all: Love at first sight, innocent love, love twisted by the mind, by lust, by jealousy, by a marriage on the rocks; love that is thrown into chaos by a mischievous fairy's mistake.

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8:00 PM, May 18



Drunk with Hope
Rarely Done Productions

Price: $20
Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

This one-woman show by Tara Handron and starring Dorothy Lennon consists of monologues — stories of many women — illustrating the recovering alcoholic's experience: life when they were drinking or using drugs, what caused that shift when they decided to stop, and what life is like now. Hilarious, heartbreaking, and enlightening, this is a magical evening of theater.

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Sunday, May 19, 2019


Art
 

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 19



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 19



From the Vault: Dumbo First Took Flight in Syracuse
Onondaga Historical Association

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

The exhibit will guide visitors through the long and humble beginnings of this adorable character. Learn about the two Helens, both Syracuse University graduates, who worked together to create the Dumbo that we know today. Helen Aberson wrote the original story of Dumbo the Flying Elephant and Helen Durney drew the illustrations.

For this special exhibit, OHA has worked in collaboration with the Syracuse University Special Collections, where the original documents are housed due to their connection to the S.U. graduates. Due to the extreme fragility of the pieces, duplicates are used in place of the originals, but the story the pieces tell about the origins and evolution of Dumbo is one every Syracusan should know.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 19



From Gilded to Gustav: The Victorian and Arts & Crafts Era in Onondaga County
Onondaga Historical Association

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

This Victorian Era and Arts & Crafts exhibit will highlight several of Syracuse's major contributors to the Arts and Crafts movement, 1900-1920s, as well as feature many fine examples of period clothing, architecture, and furniture of the Victorian Era in Syracuse, 1837-1901.

In many respects, the Arts and Crafts movement was a rebuke of the ornate styling, designs, and increasing mechanization of production in the Victorian period. The displays will allow for museum patrons to see these contrasting styles up close.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 19



It's Always Been a Revolution
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

This exhibition is curated by the Everson Teen Arts Council, a group of high school students from Onondaga County, using the Museum's collection as inspiration for this exhibition. Teen Council members collaborated to choose a theme, select works from the Museum's collection, write wall text, and design the layout. This exploration provided Council members with insight into how museum exhibitions come to life.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 19



Time Returns: A Continuous Now
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Time Returns: A Continuous Now" presents a cross section of photographs that span the early 20th century through 2019. In our current moment of peaked social activism and political engagement, the exhibition suggests new connections among seemingly disparate topics such as the horrors of war, the impact of the Anthropocene, shifting identities, and the necessity of intimacy. "Time Returns: A Continuous Now" features work rife with immediacy by artists living through tumultuous times that reevaluate societal divisions and reinforce the relevance and power of photography today. Co-curated by artist Judy Natal and the Everson's Curator of Art & Programs DJ Hellerman, the exhibition is assembled from the collections of the Everson Museum and Light Work.

Read a review!


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 19



Juan Cruz: A Retrospective
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In the 1980s, Juan Cruz began investigating his past as a method to understand where the tribal and the modern world collide. Born in Puerto Rico, Cruz briefly attended the Art Students League in 1975 and in 1995 he graduated from Syracuse University's School of Visual and Performing Arts. This career-spanning exhibition focuses on Cruz's work as a painter, sculptor, muralist, and community activist.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 19



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

Read a review!


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 19



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 19



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 19



Eddie Dominguez: Garden of Eden
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The youngest of eight children, Eddie Dominguez grew up in Tucumcari, New Mexico, between Albuquerque and Amarillo on historic Route 66. He came to national prominence in the mid–1980s for highly stylized dinnerware sets that also stack into sculptural forms. In his work, Dominguez frequently references his home state's vegetation, landforms, weather, and Hispano–Catholic culture. The dual nature of Dominguez's objects, which inhabit the gray area between utility and art for art's sake, reflects his personal experience as a New Mexican who studied ceramics in the Anglo–dominated East: whether we see "art" or "craft," local Hispano or melting pot American depends completely on the immediate context.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 19



Robert Benjamin: River Walking
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to present Robert Benjamin's "River Walking," a solo exhibition of photographs and poems spanning four decades. A self-taught photographer and poet, Benjamin's work, often centered around his family, offers a simple and honest consideration of what it means to live and to love with intention. "I think you have to love your life, and you have to have the courage to find the world beautiful," says Benjamin. Enchanted by color and the beauty of photography itself, Benjamin uncovers poetry in the everyday.

Benjamin never wanted a career in photography. He simply felt that he needed to make pictures. According to Benjamin, one of the great joys of being a photographer is working with cameras. He appreciates the elegance of mechanical objects deeply — their feel, their smell, their sound. Cameras are "exquisite little machines" — like typewriters, he says. Benjamin has been writing poems on his Smith-Corona Clipper longer than he's made photographs. His poems echo the sensitivity and humble directness of his photographs. More recently, Benjamin has begun pairing what he aptly calls "small photographs" with "small poems," a selection of which are included in this exhibition.

Read a review!


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 19



2019 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to present the 2019 Newhouse Photography Annual, featuring work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. This exhibition comprises more than 25 thematically diverse photographs by Newhouse's Multimedia Photography students. The exhibition represents various approaches to photographic practice and technique and showcases the rage of images that today's students are producing.

The exhibiting artists are Michele Abercrombie, Zack Bolton, Emily Elconin, Zach Krahmer, Jordan Larson, Sam Lee, Levingston Lewis, Gavin Liddell, Todd Michalek, Ally Moreo, Skye Schumacher, Liam Sheehan, Jes Sheldon, Maranie Staab, Doug Steinman, and Romy Weidner.

Caroline Smith, editor of photography and visuals at TOPIC, served as juror to select images for Best of Show and Honorable Mention awards. Maranie Staab took Best of Show and Honorable Mentions went to Emily Elconin and Sam Lee.


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Music
 

1:00 PM, May 19



Sacred Sites Organ Concert
Featuring Dennis Triggs, organ

University United Methodist Church
1085 E. Genesee St. (corner of University Ave.), Syracuse

Dennis Triggs will perform works by Bach, Widor, Boellman, Australian June Nixon, Charles Callahan and others on the Casavant Organ built in St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, and installed in the church in 1970.

The church is a stop on The New York Landmarks Conservancy's Sacred Sites Open House and will be open prior to the concert starting at noon.


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4:00 PM, May 19



Epic Romanticism
Onondaga Civic Symphony Orchestra
Erik Kibelsbeck, conductor
Featuring Sar-Shalom Strong, piano

Atonement Lutheran Church
116 W. Glen Ave., Syracuse

Beethoven Egmont Overture
Liszt Piano Concerto in A major
Brahms Symphony No. 1


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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 19



Joe Magnarelli and Akiko Tsuruga Quartet in Concert
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: $15 regular, $5 students
Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse


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Theater
 

8:00 PM, May 19



Fragile White Guy
Building Company Theater

Price: $15-$25
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Fragile White Guy follows the journey of Flick Richardson—a modern everyman, Rust Belt white guy—who gets "awakened" to his racist behavior and the realities of what it means to be white. Inspired by the teachings of James Baldwin and by the work and scholarship of Dr. Robin DiAngelo in her book White Fragility – Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, the play is a rich mixture of physical theater, visual imagery and Flick's heartfelt narrative.

Written by Stephen Cross, Fragile White Guy offers us all the opportunity for self-reflection in a carefully written, non-confrontational way. He makes it "safe" for white folks to see more than what they expect to see when looking in that all-important mirror. It's not that he doesn't confront racism head-on, it's that he masterfully builds the narrative so that the confrontation is expected and accepted. So that you find yourself admitting, even to just yourself, that, yeah - I've thought that way, felt that way, even acted that way. And after all, that's what good theater is supposed to do...make you think.

The proceeds from these performances will go directly towards Building Company's upcoming work, Immigration Dialogue, a new play being written by Cross, that goes to the streets to answer President Obama's challenge: "Ultimately, that's what our democracy demands. It needs you...If you're tired of arguing with strangers on the Internet, try to talk with one in real life."


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Monday, May 20, 2019


Art
 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 20



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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 20



Robert Benjamin: River Walking
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to present Robert Benjamin's "River Walking," a solo exhibition of photographs and poems spanning four decades. A self-taught photographer and poet, Benjamin's work, often centered around his family, offers a simple and honest consideration of what it means to live and to love with intention. "I think you have to love your life, and you have to have the courage to find the world beautiful," says Benjamin. Enchanted by color and the beauty of photography itself, Benjamin uncovers poetry in the everyday.

Benjamin never wanted a career in photography. He simply felt that he needed to make pictures. According to Benjamin, one of the great joys of being a photographer is working with cameras. He appreciates the elegance of mechanical objects deeply — their feel, their smell, their sound. Cameras are "exquisite little machines" — like typewriters, he says. Benjamin has been writing poems on his Smith-Corona Clipper longer than he's made photographs. His poems echo the sensitivity and humble directness of his photographs. More recently, Benjamin has begun pairing what he aptly calls "small photographs" with "small poems," a selection of which are included in this exhibition.

Read a review!


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 20



2019 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to present the 2019 Newhouse Photography Annual, featuring work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. This exhibition comprises more than 25 thematically diverse photographs by Newhouse's Multimedia Photography students. The exhibition represents various approaches to photographic practice and technique and showcases the rage of images that today's students are producing.

The exhibiting artists are Michele Abercrombie, Zack Bolton, Emily Elconin, Zach Krahmer, Jordan Larson, Sam Lee, Levingston Lewis, Gavin Liddell, Todd Michalek, Ally Moreo, Skye Schumacher, Liam Sheehan, Jes Sheldon, Maranie Staab, Doug Steinman, and Romy Weidner.

Caroline Smith, editor of photography and visuals at TOPIC, served as juror to select images for Best of Show and Honorable Mention awards. Maranie Staab took Best of Show and Honorable Mentions went to Emily Elconin and Sam Lee.


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Film
 

7:30 PM, May 20



Romance on the High Seas (1948)
Syracuse Cinephile Society

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

Director: Michael Curtiz
Cast: Doris Day, Jack Carson, Oscar Levant, Janis Paige, Don DeFore, S.Z. Sakall

Doris Day scores a big hit in her feature film debut as she gets into comedic situations on a cruise ship and introduces such hit songs as "Put 'Em In a Box" and "It's Magic." Great fun! In Technicolor.


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Music
 

7:30 PM, May 20



Bowling Green State university A Cappella Choir

Price: Free (donations accepted)
Park Central Presbyterian Church
504 E. Fayette St., Syracuse


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Tuesday, May 21, 2019


Art
 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 21



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

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

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


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 21



Stories from the Land
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Jay Hart: elevation surface images from around the world
Susan Machamer: jeweler
Miyo Hirano: ceramicist
June Szabo: sculptural wood reliefs of natural and man-made land formations, representative of the human condition


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 21



2019 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to present the 2019 Newhouse Photography Annual, featuring work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. This exhibition comprises more than 25 thematically diverse photographs by Newhouse's Multimedia Photography students. The exhibition represents various approaches to photographic practice and technique and showcases the rage of images that today's students are producing.

The exhibiting artists are Michele Abercrombie, Zack Bolton, Emily Elconin, Zach Krahmer, Jordan Larson, Sam Lee, Levingston Lewis, Gavin Liddell, Todd Michalek, Ally Moreo, Skye Schumacher, Liam Sheehan, Jes Sheldon, Maranie Staab, Doug Steinman, and Romy Weidner.

Caroline Smith, editor of photography and visuals at TOPIC, served as juror to select images for Best of Show and Honorable Mention awards. Maranie Staab took Best of Show and Honorable Mentions went to Emily Elconin and Sam Lee.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 21



Robert Benjamin: River Walking
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to present Robert Benjamin's "River Walking," a solo exhibition of photographs and poems spanning four decades. A self-taught photographer and poet, Benjamin's work, often centered around his family, offers a simple and honest consideration of what it means to live and to love with intention. "I think you have to love your life, and you have to have the courage to find the world beautiful," says Benjamin. Enchanted by color and the beauty of photography itself, Benjamin uncovers poetry in the everyday.

Benjamin never wanted a career in photography. He simply felt that he needed to make pictures. According to Benjamin, one of the great joys of being a photographer is working with cameras. He appreciates the elegance of mechanical objects deeply — their feel, their smell, their sound. Cameras are "exquisite little machines" — like typewriters, he says. Benjamin has been writing poems on his Smith-Corona Clipper longer than he's made photographs. His poems echo the sensitivity and humble directness of his photographs. More recently, Benjamin has begun pairing what he aptly calls "small photographs" with "small poems," a selection of which are included in this exhibition.

Read a review!


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Music
 

6:30 PM, May 21



"What If...?" Film Series: Owned: A Tale of Two Americas
Gifford Foundation

Price: Free
Henninger High School
600 Robinson St., Syracuse

How many of us know the dark backstory behind the creation of suburbia? This visually rich, energetic film untangles the complex history of homeownership in America. Revealing the roots of its racist underpinnings and the systematic unequal division of opportunity between whites and blacks in the U.S. housing economy, the film demonstrates how racial inequality was institutionalized in the postwar U.S. housing market, with effects that continue to reverberate today.

Also screened will be the short film, "Redlining in Syracuse."

A moderated discussion will follow.

Presented in partnership with Legal Services of Central New York, CNY Fair Housing, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Onondaga County Bar Association, the New York Civil Liberties Union and the WHJ Minority Bar Association of Central New York.


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Wednesday, May 22, 2019


Art
 

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, May 22



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

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

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


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



Stories from the Land
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Jay Hart: elevation surface images from around the world
Susan Machamer: jeweler
Miyo Hirano: ceramicist
June Szabo: sculptural wood reliefs of natural and man-made land formations, representative of the human condition


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 22



2019 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to present the 2019 Newhouse Photography Annual, featuring work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. This exhibition comprises more than 25 thematically diverse photographs by Newhouse's Multimedia Photography students. The exhibition represents various approaches to photographic practice and technique and showcases the rage of images that today's students are producing.

The exhibiting artists are Michele Abercrombie, Zack Bolton, Emily Elconin, Zach Krahmer, Jordan Larson, Sam Lee, Levingston Lewis, Gavin Liddell, Todd Michalek, Ally Moreo, Skye Schumacher, Liam Sheehan, Jes Sheldon, Maranie Staab, Doug Steinman, and Romy Weidner.

Caroline Smith, editor of photography and visuals at TOPIC, served as juror to select images for Best of Show and Honorable Mention awards. Maranie Staab took Best of Show and Honorable Mentions went to Emily Elconin and Sam Lee.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 22



Robert Benjamin: River Walking
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to present Robert Benjamin's "River Walking," a solo exhibition of photographs and poems spanning four decades. A self-taught photographer and poet, Benjamin's work, often centered around his family, offers a simple and honest consideration of what it means to live and to love with intention. "I think you have to love your life, and you have to have the courage to find the world beautiful," says Benjamin. Enchanted by color and the beauty of photography itself, Benjamin uncovers poetry in the everyday.

Benjamin never wanted a career in photography. He simply felt that he needed to make pictures. According to Benjamin, one of the great joys of being a photographer is working with cameras. He appreciates the elegance of mechanical objects deeply — their feel, their smell, their sound. Cameras are "exquisite little machines" — like typewriters, he says. Benjamin has been writing poems on his Smith-Corona Clipper longer than he's made photographs. His poems echo the sensitivity and humble directness of his photographs. More recently, Benjamin has begun pairing what he aptly calls "small photographs" with "small poems," a selection of which are included in this exhibition.

Read a review!


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



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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


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



From the Vault: Dumbo First Took Flight in Syracuse
Onondaga Historical Association

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

The exhibit will guide visitors through the long and humble beginnings of this adorable character. Learn about the two Helens, both Syracuse University graduates, who worked together to create the Dumbo that we know today. Helen Aberson wrote the original story of Dumbo the Flying Elephant and Helen Durney drew the illustrations.

For this special exhibit, OHA has worked in collaboration with the Syracuse University Special Collections, where the original documents are housed due to their connection to the S.U. graduates. Due to the extreme fragility of the pieces, duplicates are used in place of the originals, but the story the pieces tell about the origins and evolution of Dumbo is one every Syracusan should know.


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



From Gilded to Gustav: The Victorian and Arts & Crafts Era in Onondaga County
Onondaga Historical Association

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

This Victorian Era and Arts & Crafts exhibit will highlight several of Syracuse's major contributors to the Arts and Crafts movement, 1900-1920s, as well as feature many fine examples of period clothing, architecture, and furniture of the Victorian Era in Syracuse, 1837-1901.

In many respects, the Arts and Crafts movement was a rebuke of the ornate styling, designs, and increasing mechanization of production in the Victorian period. The displays will allow for museum patrons to see these contrasting styles up close.


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



It's Always Been a Revolution
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

This exhibition is curated by the Everson Teen Arts Council, a group of high school students from Onondaga County, using the Museum's collection as inspiration for this exhibition. Teen Council members collaborated to choose a theme, select works from the Museum's collection, write wall text, and design the layout. This exploration provided Council members with insight into how museum exhibitions come to life.


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



Juan Cruz: A Retrospective
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In the 1980s, Juan Cruz began investigating his past as a method to understand where the tribal and the modern world collide. Born in Puerto Rico, Cruz briefly attended the Art Students League in 1975 and in 1995 he graduated from Syracuse University's School of Visual and Performing Arts. This career-spanning exhibition focuses on Cruz's work as a painter, sculptor, muralist, and community activist.


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



Time Returns: A Continuous Now
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Time Returns: A Continuous Now" presents a cross section of photographs that span the early 20th century through 2019. In our current moment of peaked social activism and political engagement, the exhibition suggests new connections among seemingly disparate topics such as the horrors of war, the impact of the Anthropocene, shifting identities, and the necessity of intimacy. "Time Returns: A Continuous Now" features work rife with immediacy by artists living through tumultuous times that reevaluate societal divisions and reinforce the relevance and power of photography today. Co-curated by artist Judy Natal and the Everson's Curator of Art & Programs DJ Hellerman, the exhibition is assembled from the collections of the Everson Museum and Light Work.

Read a review!


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



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

Read a review!


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



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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



Eddie Dominguez: Garden of Eden
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The youngest of eight children, Eddie Dominguez grew up in Tucumcari, New Mexico, between Albuquerque and Amarillo on historic Route 66. He came to national prominence in the mid–1980s for highly stylized dinnerware sets that also stack into sculptural forms. In his work, Dominguez frequently references his home state's vegetation, landforms, weather, and Hispano–Catholic culture. The dual nature of Dominguez's objects, which inhabit the gray area between utility and art for art's sake, reflects his personal experience as a New Mexican who studied ceramics in the Anglo–dominated East: whether we see "art" or "craft," local Hispano or melting pot American depends completely on the immediate context.


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Music
 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, May 22



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

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


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Thursday, May 23, 2019


Art
 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 23



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

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

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


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 23



Stories from the Land
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Jay Hart: elevation surface images from around the world
Susan Machamer: jeweler
Miyo Hirano: ceramicist
June Szabo: sculptural wood reliefs of natural and man-made land formations, representative of the human condition


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 23



2019 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to present the 2019 Newhouse Photography Annual, featuring work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. This exhibition comprises more than 25 thematically diverse photographs by Newhouse's Multimedia Photography students. The exhibition represents various approaches to photographic practice and technique and showcases the rage of images that today's students are producing.

The exhibiting artists are Michele Abercrombie, Zack Bolton, Emily Elconin, Zach Krahmer, Jordan Larson, Sam Lee, Levingston Lewis, Gavin Liddell, Todd Michalek, Ally Moreo, Skye Schumacher, Liam Sheehan, Jes Sheldon, Maranie Staab, Doug Steinman, and Romy Weidner.

Caroline Smith, editor of photography and visuals at TOPIC, served as juror to select images for Best of Show and Honorable Mention awards. Maranie Staab took Best of Show and Honorable Mentions went to Emily Elconin and Sam Lee.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 23



Robert Benjamin: River Walking
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to present Robert Benjamin's "River Walking," a solo exhibition of photographs and poems spanning four decades. A self-taught photographer and poet, Benjamin's work, often centered around his family, offers a simple and honest consideration of what it means to live and to love with intention. "I think you have to love your life, and you have to have the courage to find the world beautiful," says Benjamin. Enchanted by color and the beauty of photography itself, Benjamin uncovers poetry in the everyday.

Benjamin never wanted a career in photography. He simply felt that he needed to make pictures. According to Benjamin, one of the great joys of being a photographer is working with cameras. He appreciates the elegance of mechanical objects deeply — their feel, their smell, their sound. Cameras are "exquisite little machines" — like typewriters, he says. Benjamin has been writing poems on his Smith-Corona Clipper longer than he's made photographs. His poems echo the sensitivity and humble directness of his photographs. More recently, Benjamin has begun pairing what he aptly calls "small photographs" with "small poems," a selection of which are included in this exhibition.

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 23



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 23



From the Vault: Dumbo First Took Flight in Syracuse
Onondaga Historical Association

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

The exhibit will guide visitors through the long and humble beginnings of this adorable character. Learn about the two Helens, both Syracuse University graduates, who worked together to create the Dumbo that we know today. Helen Aberson wrote the original story of Dumbo the Flying Elephant and Helen Durney drew the illustrations.

For this special exhibit, OHA has worked in collaboration with the Syracuse University Special Collections, where the original documents are housed due to their connection to the S.U. graduates. Due to the extreme fragility of the pieces, duplicates are used in place of the originals, but the story the pieces tell about the origins and evolution of Dumbo is one every Syracusan should know.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 23



From Gilded to Gustav: The Victorian and Arts & Crafts Era in Onondaga County
Onondaga Historical Association

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

This Victorian Era and Arts & Crafts exhibit will highlight several of Syracuse's major contributors to the Arts and Crafts movement, 1900-1920s, as well as feature many fine examples of period clothing, architecture, and furniture of the Victorian Era in Syracuse, 1837-1901.

In many respects, the Arts and Crafts movement was a rebuke of the ornate styling, designs, and increasing mechanization of production in the Victorian period. The displays will allow for museum patrons to see these contrasting styles up close.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 23



It's Always Been a Revolution
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

This exhibition is curated by the Everson Teen Arts Council, a group of high school students from Onondaga County, using the Museum's collection as inspiration for this exhibition. Teen Council members collaborated to choose a theme, select works from the Museum's collection, write wall text, and design the layout. This exploration provided Council members with insight into how museum exhibitions come to life.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 23



Time Returns: A Continuous Now
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Time Returns: A Continuous Now" presents a cross section of photographs that span the early 20th century through 2019. In our current moment of peaked social activism and political engagement, the exhibition suggests new connections among seemingly disparate topics such as the horrors of war, the impact of the Anthropocene, shifting identities, and the necessity of intimacy. "Time Returns: A Continuous Now" features work rife with immediacy by artists living through tumultuous times that reevaluate societal divisions and reinforce the relevance and power of photography today. Co-curated by artist Judy Natal and the Everson's Curator of Art & Programs DJ Hellerman, the exhibition is assembled from the collections of the Everson Museum and Light Work.

Read a review!


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 23



Juan Cruz: A Retrospective
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In the 1980s, Juan Cruz began investigating his past as a method to understand where the tribal and the modern world collide. Born in Puerto Rico, Cruz briefly attended the Art Students League in 1975 and in 1995 he graduated from Syracuse University's School of Visual and Performing Arts. This career-spanning exhibition focuses on Cruz's work as a painter, sculptor, muralist, and community activist.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 23



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

Read a review!


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 23



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 23



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 23



Eddie Dominguez: Garden of Eden
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The youngest of eight children, Eddie Dominguez grew up in Tucumcari, New Mexico, between Albuquerque and Amarillo on historic Route 66. He came to national prominence in the mid–1980s for highly stylized dinnerware sets that also stack into sculptural forms. In his work, Dominguez frequently references his home state's vegetation, landforms, weather, and Hispano–Catholic culture. The dual nature of Dominguez's objects, which inhabit the gray area between utility and art for art's sake, reflects his personal experience as a New Mexican who studied ceramics in the Anglo–dominated East: whether we see "art" or "craft," local Hispano or melting pot American depends completely on the immediate context.


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9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, May 23



Culture Capture: Terminal Addition
Urban Video Project

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

Light Work's Urban Video Project presents "Culture Capture: Terminal Addition" by the New Red Order (NRO). NRO core contributors Adam Khalil (Ojibway), Zack Khalil (Ojibway), and Jackson Polys (Tlingit) use video and performance to collectively challenge European settler and colonialist tendencies — such as "playing Indian" — with what they call "sites of savage pronouncement," the purpose of which is to shift potential obstructions to Indigenous growth and agency.

Created for UVP and shot in and around Syracuse, "Terminal Addition" uses local archives, collections, and locations, including the Columbus Monument in downtown Syracuse and the Saltine Warrior on the Syracuse University campus.

The exhibition will be on view on the north facade of the Everson Museum of Art from dusk until 11:00 pm.


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Film
 

6:00 PM, May 23



1803 Miles
Everson Museum of Art

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

1803 Miles tells the story of artist Juan Cruz. Follow along as themes of Puerto Rican migration and perceptions of "Puerto Rican" identities are explored. 1803 Miles is a thesis film by Enrique G. Figueroa-Cabrero. (2015, 21:15 min)


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Music
 

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM, May 23



Acoustic Open Mic
Listening Room at 443

Listening Room at 443
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

Sign-ups begin at 5:30 pm.


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Theater
 

6:45 PM, May 23



Death Takes a Bow
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

All the world's a stage, but some stages are worth more than others. Welcome to the historic White Tulip, the seediest theater in London, yet a place everyone seems to want. Tonight, a tycoon temptress and her tawdry toady take on a territorial thespian and his trollop of a treasurer in a tussle for title of this theatrical tenement. What valuable secrets lie behind the scenes, and how far will someone go to unearth them? Let the buyer beware: At this showplace greed steals every scene and dying on stage could be more than a figure of speech.


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8:00 PM, May 23



Drunk with Hope
Rarely Done Productions

Price: $20
Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

This one-woman show by Tara Handron and starring Dorothy Lennon consists of monologues — stories of many women — illustrating the recovering alcoholic's experience: life when they were drinking or using drugs, what caused that shift when they decided to stop, and what life is like now. Hilarious, heartbreaking, and enlightening, this is a magical evening of theater.

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Friday, May 24, 2019


Art
 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 24



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

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

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


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 24



Stories from the Land
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Jay Hart: elevation surface images from around the world
Susan Machamer: jeweler
Miyo Hirano: ceramicist
June Szabo: sculptural wood reliefs of natural and man-made land formations, representative of the human condition


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 24



2019 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to present the 2019 Newhouse Photography Annual, featuring work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. This exhibition comprises more than 25 thematically diverse photographs by Newhouse's Multimedia Photography students. The exhibition represents various approaches to photographic practice and technique and showcases the rage of images that today's students are producing.

The exhibiting artists are Michele Abercrombie, Zack Bolton, Emily Elconin, Zach Krahmer, Jordan Larson, Sam Lee, Levingston Lewis, Gavin Liddell, Todd Michalek, Ally Moreo, Skye Schumacher, Liam Sheehan, Jes Sheldon, Maranie Staab, Doug Steinman, and Romy Weidner.

Caroline Smith, editor of photography and visuals at TOPIC, served as juror to select images for Best of Show and Honorable Mention awards. Maranie Staab took Best of Show and Honorable Mentions went to Emily Elconin and Sam Lee.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 24



Robert Benjamin: River Walking
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to present Robert Benjamin's "River Walking," a solo exhibition of photographs and poems spanning four decades. A self-taught photographer and poet, Benjamin's work, often centered around his family, offers a simple and honest consideration of what it means to live and to love with intention. "I think you have to love your life, and you have to have the courage to find the world beautiful," says Benjamin. Enchanted by color and the beauty of photography itself, Benjamin uncovers poetry in the everyday.

Benjamin never wanted a career in photography. He simply felt that he needed to make pictures. According to Benjamin, one of the great joys of being a photographer is working with cameras. He appreciates the elegance of mechanical objects deeply — their feel, their smell, their sound. Cameras are "exquisite little machines" — like typewriters, he says. Benjamin has been writing poems on his Smith-Corona Clipper longer than he's made photographs. His poems echo the sensitivity and humble directness of his photographs. More recently, Benjamin has begun pairing what he aptly calls "small photographs" with "small poems," a selection of which are included in this exhibition.

Read a review!


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 24



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 24



From the Vault: Dumbo First Took Flight in Syracuse
Onondaga Historical Association

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

The exhibit will guide visitors through the long and humble beginnings of this adorable character. Learn about the two Helens, both Syracuse University graduates, who worked together to create the Dumbo that we know today. Helen Aberson wrote the original story of Dumbo the Flying Elephant and Helen Durney drew the illustrations.

For this special exhibit, OHA has worked in collaboration with the Syracuse University Special Collections, where the original documents are housed due to their connection to the S.U. graduates. Due to the extreme fragility of the pieces, duplicates are used in place of the originals, but the story the pieces tell about the origins and evolution of Dumbo is one every Syracusan should know.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 24



From Gilded to Gustav: The Victorian and Arts & Crafts Era in Onondaga County
Onondaga Historical Association

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

This Victorian Era and Arts & Crafts exhibit will highlight several of Syracuse's major contributors to the Arts and Crafts movement, 1900-1920s, as well as feature many fine examples of period clothing, architecture, and furniture of the Victorian Era in Syracuse, 1837-1901.

In many respects, the Arts and Crafts movement was a rebuke of the ornate styling, designs, and increasing mechanization of production in the Victorian period. The displays will allow for museum patrons to see these contrasting styles up close.


Back to list
 

 

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



It's Always Been a Revolution
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

This exhibition is curated by the Everson Teen Arts Council, a group of high school students from Onondaga County, using the Museum's collection as inspiration for this exhibition. Teen Council members collaborated to choose a theme, select works from the Museum's collection, write wall text, and design the layout. This exploration provided Council members with insight into how museum exhibitions come to life.


Back to list
 

 

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



Juan Cruz: A Retrospective
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In the 1980s, Juan Cruz began investigating his past as a method to understand where the tribal and the modern world collide. Born in Puerto Rico, Cruz briefly attended the Art Students League in 1975 and in 1995 he graduated from Syracuse University's School of Visual and Performing Arts. This career-spanning exhibition focuses on Cruz's work as a painter, sculptor, muralist, and community activist.


Back to list
 

 

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



Time Returns: A Continuous Now
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Time Returns: A Continuous Now" presents a cross section of photographs that span the early 20th century through 2019. In our current moment of peaked social activism and political engagement, the exhibition suggests new connections among seemingly disparate topics such as the horrors of war, the impact of the Anthropocene, shifting identities, and the necessity of intimacy. "Time Returns: A Continuous Now" features work rife with immediacy by artists living through tumultuous times that reevaluate societal divisions and reinforce the relevance and power of photography today. Co-curated by artist Judy Natal and the Everson's Curator of Art & Programs DJ Hellerman, the exhibition is assembled from the collections of the Everson Museum and Light Work.

Read a review!


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



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

Read a review!


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



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


Back to list
 

 

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



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


Back to list
 

 

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



Eddie Dominguez: Garden of Eden
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The youngest of eight children, Eddie Dominguez grew up in Tucumcari, New Mexico, between Albuquerque and Amarillo on historic Route 66. He came to national prominence in the mid–1980s for highly stylized dinnerware sets that also stack into sculptural forms. In his work, Dominguez frequently references his home state's vegetation, landforms, weather, and Hispano–Catholic culture. The dual nature of Dominguez's objects, which inhabit the gray area between utility and art for art's sake, reflects his personal experience as a New Mexican who studied ceramics in the Anglo–dominated East: whether we see "art" or "craft," local Hispano or melting pot American depends completely on the immediate context.


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9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, May 24



Culture Capture: Terminal Addition
Urban Video Project

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

Light Work's Urban Video Project presents "Culture Capture: Terminal Addition" by the New Red Order (NRO). NRO core contributors Adam Khalil (Ojibway), Zack Khalil (Ojibway), and Jackson Polys (Tlingit) use video and performance to collectively challenge European settler and colonialist tendencies — such as "playing Indian" — with what they call "sites of savage pronouncement," the purpose of which is to shift potential obstructions to Indigenous growth and agency.

Created for UVP and shot in and around Syracuse, "Terminal Addition" uses local archives, collections, and locations, including the Columbus Monument in downtown Syracuse and the Saltine Warrior on the Syracuse University campus.

The exhibition will be on view on the north facade of the Everson Museum of Art from dusk until 11:00 pm.


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Music
 

8:00 PM, May 24



Andrew Carroll Album Release Party
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: $20 includes copy of CD or download card
Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

Titled "Alliterations," pianist Andrew Carroll's maiden effort has been featured in Jazz Times magazine and other highly acclaimed publications. Joining Carroll's trio will be Greg Evans on drums and Danny Ziemann on bass. Other surprise special guests will perform.

Tickets available at andrewcarroll.brownpapertickets.com.


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Theater
 

7:00 PM, May 24



Corduroy
Gifford Family Theatre

Price: $18 adults, $12 children
Coyne Center for the Performing Arts
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

Join Corduroy on a delightfully destructive chase in search of his missing button. This tender, enduring story about true friendship stirs up the stage with a bustling rumpus of action.


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Saturday, May 25, 2019


Art
 

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, May 25



Stories from the Land
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Jay Hart: elevation surface images from around the world
Susan Machamer: jeweler
Miyo Hirano: ceramicist
June Szabo: sculptural wood reliefs of natural and man-made land formations, representative of the human condition


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 25



It's Always Been a Revolution
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

This exhibition is curated by the Everson Teen Arts Council, a group of high school students from Onondaga County, using the Museum's collection as inspiration for this exhibition. Teen Council members collaborated to choose a theme, select works from the Museum's collection, write wall text, and design the layout. This exploration provided Council members with insight into how museum exhibitions come to life.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 25



Time Returns: A Continuous Now
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Time Returns: A Continuous Now" presents a cross section of photographs that span the early 20th century through 2019. In our current moment of peaked social activism and political engagement, the exhibition suggests new connections among seemingly disparate topics such as the horrors of war, the impact of the Anthropocene, shifting identities, and the necessity of intimacy. "Time Returns: A Continuous Now" features work rife with immediacy by artists living through tumultuous times that reevaluate societal divisions and reinforce the relevance and power of photography today. Co-curated by artist Judy Natal and the Everson's Curator of Art & Programs DJ Hellerman, the exhibition is assembled from the collections of the Everson Museum and Light Work.

Read a review!


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 25



Juan Cruz: A Retrospective
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In the 1980s, Juan Cruz began investigating his past as a method to understand where the tribal and the modern world collide. Born in Puerto Rico, Cruz briefly attended the Art Students League in 1975 and in 1995 he graduated from Syracuse University's School of Visual and Performing Arts. This career-spanning exhibition focuses on Cruz's work as a painter, sculptor, muralist, and community activist.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 25



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 25



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 25



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

Read a review!


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 25



Eddie Dominguez: Garden of Eden
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The youngest of eight children, Eddie Dominguez grew up in Tucumcari, New Mexico, between Albuquerque and Amarillo on historic Route 66. He came to national prominence in the mid–1980s for highly stylized dinnerware sets that also stack into sculptural forms. In his work, Dominguez frequently references his home state's vegetation, landforms, weather, and Hispano–Catholic culture. The dual nature of Dominguez's objects, which inhabit the gray area between utility and art for art's sake, reflects his personal experience as a New Mexican who studied ceramics in the Anglo–dominated East: whether we see "art" or "craft," local Hispano or melting pot American depends completely on the immediate context.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 25



10 Years...
Gandee Gallery

Price: Free
Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

"10 Years..." celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the gallery. The exhibiting artists have all shown at the gallery in the past and include friends who have been collaborators, colleagues, and great supporters of the work of Gandee Gallery. Participating artists include Ed Feldman, Jen Gandee, Bob Gates, Elisabeth Groat, Wendy Harris, David MacDonald, Brooke Noble, Jeremy Randall, Lucie Wellner, Errol Willett, and Jamie Young.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 25



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 25



From Gilded to Gustav: The Victorian and Arts & Crafts Era in Onondaga County
Onondaga Historical Association

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

This Victorian Era and Arts & Crafts exhibit will highlight several of Syracuse's major contributors to the Arts and Crafts movement, 1900-1920s, as well as feature many fine examples of period clothing, architecture, and furniture of the Victorian Era in Syracuse, 1837-1901.

In many respects, the Arts and Crafts movement was a rebuke of the ornate styling, designs, and increasing mechanization of production in the Victorian period. The displays will allow for museum patrons to see these contrasting styles up close.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 25



From the Vault: Dumbo First Took Flight in Syracuse
Onondaga Historical Association

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

The exhibit will guide visitors through the long and humble beginnings of this adorable character. Learn about the two Helens, both Syracuse University graduates, who worked together to create the Dumbo that we know today. Helen Aberson wrote the original story of Dumbo the Flying Elephant and Helen Durney drew the illustrations.

For this special exhibit, OHA has worked in collaboration with the Syracuse University Special Collections, where the original documents are housed due to their connection to the S.U. graduates. Due to the extreme fragility of the pieces, duplicates are used in place of the originals, but the story the pieces tell about the origins and evolution of Dumbo is one every Syracusan should know.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 25



2019 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to present the 2019 Newhouse Photography Annual, featuring work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. This exhibition comprises more than 25 thematically diverse photographs by Newhouse's Multimedia Photography students. The exhibition represents various approaches to photographic practice and technique and showcases the rage of images that today's students are producing.

The exhibiting artists are Michele Abercrombie, Zack Bolton, Emily Elconin, Zach Krahmer, Jordan Larson, Sam Lee, Levingston Lewis, Gavin Liddell, Todd Michalek, Ally Moreo, Skye Schumacher, Liam Sheehan, Jes Sheldon, Maranie Staab, Doug Steinman, and Romy Weidner.

Caroline Smith, editor of photography and visuals at TOPIC, served as juror to select images for Best of Show and Honorable Mention awards. Maranie Staab took Best of Show and Honorable Mentions went to Emily Elconin and Sam Lee.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 25



Robert Benjamin: River Walking
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work is pleased to present Robert Benjamin's "River Walking," a solo exhibition of photographs and poems spanning four decades. A self-taught photographer and poet, Benjamin's work, often centered around his family, offers a simple and honest consideration of what it means to live and to love with intention. "I think you have to love your life, and you have to have the courage to find the world beautiful," says Benjamin. Enchanted by color and the beauty of photography itself, Benjamin uncovers poetry in the everyday.

Benjamin never wanted a career in photography. He simply felt that he needed to make pictures. According to Benjamin, one of the great joys of being a photographer is working with cameras. He appreciates the elegance of mechanical objects deeply — their feel, their smell, their sound. Cameras are "exquisite little machines" — like typewriters, he says. Benjamin has been writing poems on his Smith-Corona Clipper longer than he's made photographs. His poems echo the sensitivity and humble directness of his photographs. More recently, Benjamin has begun pairing what he aptly calls "small photographs" with "small poems," a selection of which are included in this exhibition.

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9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, May 25



Culture Capture: Terminal Addition
Urban Video Project

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

Light Work's Urban Video Project presents "Culture Capture: Terminal Addition" by the New Red Order (NRO). NRO core contributors Adam Khalil (Ojibway), Zack Khalil (Ojibway), and Jackson Polys (Tlingit) use video and performance to collectively challenge European settler and colonialist tendencies — such as "playing Indian" — with what they call "sites of savage pronouncement," the purpose of which is to shift potential obstructions to Indigenous growth and agency.

Created for UVP and shot in and around Syracuse, "Terminal Addition" uses local archives, collections, and locations, including the Columbus Monument in downtown Syracuse and the Saltine Warrior on the Syracuse University campus.

The exhibition will be on view on the north facade of the Everson Museum of Art from dusk until 11:00 pm.


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Music
 

8:00 PM, May 25



*POSTPONED* Femme It Forward: Cardi B
Lakeview St. Joseph's Amphitheater

Lakeview Amphitheater
490 Restoration Way, Syracuse

This concert has been rescheduled for September 7.

Tickets available online at LiveNation.com.


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, May 25



Corduroy
Gifford Family Theatre

Price: $18 adults, $12 children
Coyne Center for the Performing Arts
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

Join Corduroy on a delightfully destructive chase in search of his missing button. This tender, enduring story about true friendship stirs up the stage with a bustling rumpus of action.


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