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Events for Saturday, April 21, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1:00 PM Arte Joven/Young Art 2018 La Casita Cultural Center

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

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

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

7:00 PM Roll Over Fest Palace Theatre

7:30 PM I Wanna Dance With Somebody LeMoyne College

7:30 PM Little Shop of Horrors Open Hand Theater

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

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

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

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

Events for Sunday, April 22, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2:00 PM-5:00 PM Jazz on Tap: Cookie Coogan CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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

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

2:00 PM Little Shop of Horrors Open Hand Theater

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

3:00 PM Spring Concert Syracuse University Brass Ensemble

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

Events for Monday, April 23, 2018

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

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

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

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

7:30 PM Tonight and Every Night (1945) Syracuse Cinephile Society

Events for Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

6:00 PM Noir Suspicions Theatre Du Jour

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Rick Fedrizzi University Lectures

Events for Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

12:15 PM Solo Piano Music from Four Centuries Civic Morning Musicals, featuring Robbie Padilla, piano

12:15 PM-1:00 PM The Connective Corridor Lunch and Learn: Out of the Vault Everson Museum of Art

12:15 PM The Connective Corridor Lunchtime Lecture: Gallery Tour of "Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict" SU Art Galleries

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

5:30 PM-8:30 PM Jazz at the Cavalier: Ronnie Leigh CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

5:30 PM The Connective Corridor Julie Otsuka Raymond Carver Reading Series

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

Events for Thursday, April 26, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Cruel April: Safia Elhillo Point of Contact Gallery

6:45 PM A Spoonful of Poison Acme Mystery Company

7:30 PM Spring Choral Concert LeMoyne College

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

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

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

8:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits) Urban Video Project

Events for Friday, April 27, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

5:30 PM The Connective Corridor Ensemble Series: Jazz Funk Combo Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

7:00 PM A Letter to Three Wives (1949) ArtRage Gallery

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor CFAC Jazz and Wine 2018 Community Folk Art Center, featuring Ronnie Leigh

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Poet and Essayist Kelly Davio Downtown Writer's Center

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

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

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

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

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

8:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits) Urban Video Project

Events for Saturday, April 28, 2018

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

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

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

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

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jeff Donaldson: Dig Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

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

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

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

11:00 AM Salt City Horror Fest

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ensemble Series: Concert Band Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

4:30 PM Senior Recital LeMoyne College

7:30 PM Little Shop of Horrors Open Hand Theater

7:30 PM The Cadleys, with Perry Cleaveland and John Dancks Steeple Coffee House

7:30 PM Shakespeare's Greatest Hits Studio 24

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Masterworks Series: Verdi's Requiem Symphoria, featuring Peter Rovit, violin

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

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

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

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

8:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits) Urban Video Project

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Saturday, April 21, 2018


Art
 

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



IPA: 23 Craft Potters
Clayscapes Pottery Gallery

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

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


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 21



Natural Passions
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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

Photography by Diana Whiting and drawings by Gail Norwood.


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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, April 21



Annual High School Seniors' Exhibit
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

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


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



The Art of the Tile
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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



Focus
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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



Hiding in Plain Sight
Community Folk Art Center

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

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

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

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


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



I [Heart] Ceramic Surface
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

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


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 21



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

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 21



Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 21



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 21



Hiding in Plain Sight
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 21



In Gratitude: The Museum Project
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 21



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, April 21



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

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 21



Hiding in Plain Sight
Point of Contact Gallery

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

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

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

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

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

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


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1:00 PM, April 21



Arte Joven/Young Art 2018
La Casita Cultural Center

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

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


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



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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


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



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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



Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits)
Urban Video Project

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

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

Screening begins at dusk.


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Dance
 

7:30 PM, April 21



I Wanna Dance With Somebody
LeMoyne College
LeMoyne Student Dance Company

Coyne Center for the Performing Arts
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

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


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Film
 

7:30 PM, April 21



Cinemagogue: Hava Nagila
Temple Society of Concord

Temple Society of Concord
910 Madison St., Syracuse


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Music
 

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



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

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

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


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7:00 PM, April 21



Roll Over Fest
Palace Theatre

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

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

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

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


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Theater
 

12:30 PM, April 21



Hansel and Gretel
Magic Circle Children's Theatre

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

Interactive retelling of the children's classic tale.


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7:30 PM, April 21



Little Shop of Horrors
Open Hand Theater

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

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


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8:00 PM, April 21



Chess
Central New York Playhouse
Robert G. Searle, director

Price: $28
CNY Playhouse
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 4 (adjacent to parking garage), Dewitt

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

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

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8:00 PM, April 21



Defying Gravity: The Songs of Stephen Schwartz
Rarely Done Productions

Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

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

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

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

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Sunday, April 22, 2018


Art
 

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



I [Heart] Ceramic Surface
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

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


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



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

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 22



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 22



In Gratitude: The Museum Project
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 22



Hiding in Plain Sight
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 22



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 22



Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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



Focus
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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



The Art of the Tile
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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


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



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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Lecture
 

2:00 PM, April 22



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

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

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


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Music
 

2:00 PM, April 22



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

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

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

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



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



Jazz on Tap: Cookie Coogan
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Finger Lakes On Tap
35 Fennell St., Skaneateles


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3:00 PM, April 22



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

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


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4:00 PM, April 22



Liamna and Daniel: Strella do Dia
Schola Cantorum of Syracuse

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

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


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, April 22



Chess
Central New York Playhouse
Robert G. Searle, director

Price: $25
CNY Playhouse
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 4 (adjacent to parking garage), Dewitt

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

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

Read a Review!


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2:00 PM, April 22



Little Shop of Horrors
Open Hand Theater

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

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


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Monday, April 23, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 23



Natural Passions
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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

Photography by Diana Whiting and drawings by Gail Norwood.


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



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

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

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


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



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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


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Film
 

7:30 PM, April 23



Tonight and Every Night (1945)
Syracuse Cinephile Society

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

Director: Victor Saville
Cast: Rita Hayworth, Janet Blair, Lee Bowman, Marc Platt, Florence Bates

Moving musical drama of a British theatrical troupe that never missed a performance during World War II, despite enemy bombings and other wartime tragedies. Wonderful musical numbers, including great dancing by Rita. In TECHNICOLOR.


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Tuesday, April 24, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 24



Natural Passions
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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

Photography by Diana Whiting and drawings by Gail Norwood.


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



IPA: 23 Craft Potters
Clayscapes Pottery Gallery

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

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


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



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

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

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


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



Annual High School Seniors' Exhibit
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

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


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 24



Hiding in Plain Sight
Community Folk Art Center

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

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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, April 24



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, April 24



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 24



Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 24



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 24



Hiding in Plain Sight
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 24



In Gratitude: The Museum Project
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 24



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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



Hiding in Plain Sight
Point of Contact Gallery

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

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

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

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

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

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


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Lecture
 

7:30 PM, April 24



Rick Fedrizzi
University Lectures

Price: Free
Hendricks Chapel
Syracuse University, Syracuse

Rick Fedrizzi joined the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) as chairman and CEO in November 2016, bringing his global environmental track record and keen business insight to IWBI's work to advance human health through better buildings and communities.

With more than 100 million square feet registered and certified in over 30 countries, IWBI's evidence-based WELL Building Standard is the premier system for measuring and monitoring real estate features that impact health and well-being and third-party certifying their successful achievement.

A Syracuse native, Fedrizzi received an M.B.A. from Syracuse University in 1987 and was recipient of an Arents Award for Excellence in Sustainability Innovation in 2011.

His book Greenthink: How Profit Can Save the Planet (Disruption Books, 2015) won a prestigious EPPY award for Public Affairs in 2015.


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Theater
 

6:00 PM, April 24



Noir Suspicions
Theatre Du Jour
Sherri Metz, director

Price: $60 dinner theater
Barnes Hiscock Mansion
930 James St., Syracuse

In this hard-boiled comic mystery sequel to the ever-popular Murder at Cafe Noir, ex-private eye Rick Archer is now the confused manager of Cafe Noir on the isle of Mustique. He is confronted with a corpse on the dock, a mysterious femme fatale, a French blackmailer, and a businessman who wants both the cafe and the woman. Rick is arrested after the blackmailer is murdered in his club. It is up to the audience to convince the magistrate that he is innocent. A tribute to Casablanca with many references to the classic movie, Noir Suspicions is guaranteed to delight audiences whether or not they are familiar with Murder at Cafe Noir.

Cocktail hour 5:00 pm, dinner 6:00 pm, show 7:00 pm.


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Wednesday, April 25, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 25



Natural Passions
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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

Photography by Diana Whiting and drawings by Gail Norwood.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 25



IPA: 23 Craft Potters
Clayscapes Pottery Gallery

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

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


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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, April 25



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

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

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


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, April 25



Annual High School Seniors' Exhibit
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

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


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



Hiding in Plain Sight
Community Folk Art Center

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

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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, April 25



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, April 25



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 25



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

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 25



Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 25



Hiding in Plain Sight
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 25



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 25



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 25



In Gratitude: The Museum Project
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 25



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 25



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 25



The Art of the Tile
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 25



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 25



Hiding in Plain Sight
Point of Contact Gallery

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

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

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

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

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

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


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, April 25



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

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

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

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Lecture
 

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, April 25



Lunch and Learn: Out of the Vault
Everson Museum of Art

Price: Pay what you wish
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Bring your own lunch and learn about work in the Everson's permanent collection. Each month a new work will be pulled from the vault specifically for this discussion, allowing visitors to get up close and personal with select objects from the Museum's collection.

This month: Florence Koehler's Self Portrait, 1940 (encaustic on canvas)


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12:15 PM, April 25



Lunchtime Lecture: Gallery Tour of "Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict"
SU Art Galleries

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

Join SUArt and Museum Studies professor Andrew Saluti for a gallery tour of "Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict."


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Music
 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, April 25



Jazz at the Plaza: Dave Solazzo
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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


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12:15 PM, April 25



Solo Piano Music from Four Centuries
Civic Morning Musicals
Featuring Robbie Padilla, piano

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

Beethoven Sonata No. 27, J.S. Bach Prelude and Fugue in C-sharp Major from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Enrique Granados Los Requiebos, and Marco Giusto Valses Trieste, Nobile et Sentimental


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5:30 PM - 8:30 PM, April 25



Jazz at the Cavalier: Ronnie Leigh
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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


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Poetry/Reading
 

5:30 PM, April 25



Julie Otsuka
Raymond Carver Reading Series

Price: Free
Gifford Auditorium, Huntington Beard Crouse Hall
Syracuse University, Syracuse

Julie Otsuka is the author of When the Emperor Was Divine, The Buddha in the Attic?.

The reading will be preceded by a question and answer session from 3:45-4:30 pm.


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, April 25



The Magic Play
Syracuse Stage
Halena Kays, director

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

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

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Thursday, April 26, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 26



IPA: 23 Craft Potters
Clayscapes Pottery Gallery

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

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


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 26



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

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

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


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, April 26



Annual High School Seniors' Exhibit
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

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


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 26



Hiding in Plain Sight
Community Folk Art Center

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

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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, April 26



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, April 26



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 26



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

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 26



I [Heart] Ceramic Surface
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

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


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, April 26



Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, April 26



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, April 26



Hiding in Plain Sight
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, April 26



In Gratitude: The Museum Project
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, April 26



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, April 26



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, April 26



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, April 26



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, April 26



The Art of the Tile
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 26



Hiding in Plain Sight
Point of Contact Gallery

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

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

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

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

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

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


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, April 26



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

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

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

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8:30 PM - 11:00 PM, April 26



Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits)
Urban Video Project

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

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

Screening begins at dusk.


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Music
 

7:30 PM, April 26



Spring Choral Concert
LeMoyne College

Price: $15 regular, $10 seniors, $5 students
Panasci Family Chapel
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

SUNY Oswego's Men's Choir will join The Le Moyne College Singers and Chamber Singers in their spring concert, featuring a variety of choral styles.


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8:00 PM, April 26



Student Recital Series: David Lee, piano
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

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

For most concert events in Setnor Auditorium, free and accessible concert parking is available on campus in the Q-1 lot. When parking for concert events, please inform parking attendants that you are attending an event at Setnor Auditorium in Crouse College so they may direct you.


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Poetry/Reading
 

6:00 PM, April 26



Cruel April: Safia Elhillo
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Safia Elhillo is the author of The January Children (University of Nebraska Press, 2017). Sudanese by way of Washington, DC, she received a BA from NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study and an MFA in poetry at the New School. She has received fellowships from Cave Canem, The Conversation, Crescendo Literary, and The Poetry Foundation's Poetry Incubator. In addition to appearing in several journals and anthologies including The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop, her work has been translated into Arabic, Japanese, Estonian, and Greek. With Fatimah Asghar, she is co-editor of the anthology Halal If You Hear Me. She is currently a teaching artist with Split This Rock.

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

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


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Theater
 

6:45 PM, April 26



A Spoonful of Poison
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

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


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7:30 PM, April 26



The Magic Play
Syracuse Stage
Halena Kays, director

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

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

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8:00 PM, April 26



Chess
Central New York Playhouse
Robert G. Searle, director

Price: $25
CNY Playhouse
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 4 (adjacent to parking garage), Dewitt

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

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

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Friday, April 27, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 27



IPA: 23 Craft Potters
Clayscapes Pottery Gallery

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

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


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 27



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

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

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


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, April 27



Annual High School Seniors' Exhibit
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

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


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 27



Hiding in Plain Sight
Community Folk Art Center

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

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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, April 27



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, April 27



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 27



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

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 27



I [Heart] Ceramic Surface
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 27



Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 27



Hiding in Plain Sight
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 27



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 27



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 27



In Gratitude: The Museum Project
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 27



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 27



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 27



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 27



The Art of the Tile
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 27



Hiding in Plain Sight
Point of Contact Gallery

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

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

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

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

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

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


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, April 27



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

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

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

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7:00 PM, April 27



CFAC Jazz and Wine 2018
Community Folk Art Center
Featuring Ronnie Leigh

Price: $35 for 1 or $60 for 2
Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

This Albany, NY, native and six-time SAMMY (Syracuse Area Music Award) winner has recorded with the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra; Cabo Frio on Zebra/MCA records; with Larry Arlotta on Spirit Jazz; Prime Time Funk on Eiffle Records and on his solo release Ronnie Leigh Live at Apple Jazz. Though primarily a jazz interpreter, he has a variety of musical interests and a second CD release on Eiffel Records with his band, Prime Time Funk. As a frequent performer in resorts, jazz clubs, and concert halls throughout the country, Canada and the Syracuse Jazz Festival, Ronnie Leigh has shared the stage with The Brand New Drifters, Pat Metheny, The Yellowjackets, David Benoit, Special EFX, Spyro Gyra, David Sanborn, Tom Scott, Etta Jones and Jon Hendricks, as well as performing with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, the Central New York Jazz Orchestra, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and the Orlando Jazz Ochestra.

To purchase tickets, visit communityfolkartcenter.org.


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8:30 PM - 11:00 PM, April 27



Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits)
Urban Video Project

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

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

Screening begins at dusk.


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Film
 

7:00 PM, April 27



A Letter to Three Wives (1949)
ArtRage Gallery

Price: $5 suggested donation
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Boarding a river boat day cruise, three wives receive a letter from a fourth close friend, saying she's run off with one of their husbands. But she won't tell which one! In this forgotten screen classic, Joseph Mankiewicz (All About Eve) follows the inner turmoil of each woman, afloat, as she reviews her marriage to date. He casts a razor-sharp eye at suburban mores, the imperfection of relationships, and the changing role of women, in a film that "remains poignant and universal, and could take place anytime" (examiner.com). And wait til you see young Kirk Douglas as one of the suspect hubbies. Writer/Director: Joseph Mankiewicz. Starring Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell and Ann Sothern. Oscars: Best Writer, Director, Screenplay. Nominee: Best Picture


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Music
 

5:30 PM, April 27



Ensemble Series: Jazz Funk Combo
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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


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8:00 PM, April 27



Student Recital Series: Kexin Pan, violin
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

Kexin Pan, a graduate string performance student in the Setnor School of Music, will present a violin recital.

For most concert events in Setnor Auditorium, free and accessible concert parking is available on campus in the Q-1 lot. When parking for concert events, please inform parking attendants that you are attending an event at Setnor Auditorium in Crouse College so they may direct you.


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Poetry/Reading
 

7:00 PM, April 27



Poet and Essayist Kelly Davio
Downtown Writer's Center

Price: Free
YMCA
340 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Kelly Davio is a poet and essayist. Her most recent book is the essay collection It's Just Nerves (Squares and Rebels Press). Her debut poetry collection, Burn This House, was published by Red Hen Press in 2013. Davio wrote the column "The Waiting Room" for Change Seven Magazine and The Butter, and her work has been published other journals such as Poetry Northwest, The Normal School, and Women's Review of Books. She's one of the founding editors of Tahoma Literary Review. While living in England, she edited The Best New British and Irish Poets 2016, and served as a contributing editor for an anthology, The Poet's Quest for God. She works as a medical editor in New Jersey.


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Theater
 

8:00 PM, April 27



Animal Crackers
Baldwinsville Theatre Guild
Dan Stevens, director

First Presbyterian Church of Baldwinsville
64 Oswego St., Baldwinsville

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

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8:00 PM, April 27



Chess
Central New York Playhouse
Robert G. Searle, director

Price: $28
CNY Playhouse
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 4 (adjacent to parking garage), Dewitt

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

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

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8:00 PM, April 27



Falsettos
Rarely Done Productions

Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

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

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8:00 PM, April 27



The Magic Play
Syracuse Stage
Halena Kays, director

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

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

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Saturday, April 28, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, April 28



IPA: 23 Craft Potters
Clayscapes Pottery Gallery

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

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


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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, April 28



Annual High School Seniors' Exhibit
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

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


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 28



The Art of the Tile
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 28



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 28



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 28



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 28



Hiding in Plain Sight
Community Folk Art Center

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

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 28



I [Heart] Ceramic Surface
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

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


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 28



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

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 28



Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 28



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 28



Hiding in Plain Sight
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 28



In Gratitude: The Museum Project
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, April 28



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, April 28



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

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 28



Hiding in Plain Sight
Point of Contact Gallery

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

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

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

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

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

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


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, April 28



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, April 28



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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8:30 PM - 11:00 PM, April 28



Ben Russell: Good Luck (Portraits)
Urban Video Project

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

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

Screening begins at dusk.


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Film
 

11:00 AM, April 28



Salt City Horror Fest

Price: $35
Palace Theater
2384 James St., Syracuse

Witness the horror on original 35mm print! "Pet Sematary," "CHUD," "CHUD II: Bud The Chud," "Creepshow 2," "The Manson Massacre," "King Kong," "Terror Vision," and "The Phantom Of The Paradise" all on rare original 35mm. Plus special guests Denise Crosby (Pet Sematary, Star Trek, The Walking Dead), Gerrit Graham (Phantom Of The Paradise, Child's Play 2, CHUD II, Star Trek), and more!


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Music
 

2:00 PM, April 28



Ensemble Series: Concert Band
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

The Concert Band is a non-audition concert ensemble open to both music majors and non-majors. It offers an opportunity to perform outstanding large-band works.

For most concert events in Setnor Auditorium, free and accessible concert parking is available on campus in the Q-1 lot. When parking for concert events, please inform parking attendants that you are attending an event at Setnor Auditorium in Crouse College so they may direct you.


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4:30 PM, April 28



Senior Recital
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Coyne Center for the Performing Arts
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

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


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7:30 PM, April 28



The Cadleys, with Perry Cleaveland and John Dancks
Steeple Coffee House

Price: $15 suggested donation covers entertainment, dessert, coffee/tea
United Church of Fayetteville
310 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville

New acoustic with traditional roots


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7:30 PM, April 28



Masterworks Series: Verdi's Requiem
Symphoria
Syracuse University Oratorio Society
Lawrence Loh, conductor
Featuring Peter Rovit, violin

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

Vaughan William The Lark Ascending
Verdi Requiem


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Theater
 

12:30 PM, April 28



Hansel and Gretel
Magic Circle Children's Theatre

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

Interactive retelling of the children's classic tale.


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3:00 PM, April 28



The Magic Play
Syracuse Stage
Halena Kays, director

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

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

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7:30 PM, April 28



Little Shop of Horrors
Open Hand Theater

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

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


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7:30 PM, April 28



Shakespeare's Greatest Hits
Studio 24

Studio 24
433 Hawley Ave., Syracuse


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8:00 PM, April 28



Animal Crackers
Baldwinsville Theatre Guild
Dan Stevens, director

First Presbyterian Church of Baldwinsville
64 Oswego St., Baldwinsville

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

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8:00 PM, April 28



Chess
Central New York Playhouse
Robert G. Searle, director

Price: $28
CNY Playhouse
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 4 (adjacent to parking garage), Dewitt

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

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

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8:00 PM, April 28



Falsettos
Rarely Done Productions

Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

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

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8:00 PM, April 28



The Magic Play
Syracuse Stage
Halena Kays, director

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

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

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