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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 2018 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler 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 The Art of the Tile Everson Museum of Art

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

12:00 PM-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 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 Edie Fake: Structures Shift Everson Museum of Art

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

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

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 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 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

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

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 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

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 Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands Light Work Gallery

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

2:00 PM 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

Events for Sunday, April 29, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1:30 PM-4:00 PM 2018 Organ Crawl Cathedral Square Neighborhood Association and the Syracuse Chapter of the American Guild of Organists

2:00 PM The Rape of Recy Taylor ArtRage Gallery

2:00 PM Little Shop of Horrors Open Hand Theater

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

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor Student Recital Series: Kit Yee Tang, piano Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ensemble Series: Citrus Punch and Jazz Guitar Ensemble Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

3:00 PM Student Recital LeMoyne College

3:00 PM Shakespeare's Greatest Hits Studio 24

5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Cabaret Series: Tony DeSare and the CNY Jazz Orchestra CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

5:00 PM Student Recital LeMoyne College

5:00 PM The Connective Corridor SU Symphony Orchestra and Aria/Concerto Competition Winners Concert Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hendricks Chapel Choir Spring Concert Hendricks Chapel

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Magic Play Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hendricks Chapel Choir Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Phi Mu Alpha Recital Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Events for Monday, April 30, 2018

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

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

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

5:30 PM-9:30 PM The Connective Corridor Big Band Festival CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

7:30 PM MacBeth--In Concert LeMoyne College

7:30 PM Design for Living (1933) Syracuse Cinephile Society

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Alice in Chains Landmark Theatre

Events for Tuesday, May 1, 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 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 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

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

5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Setnor Opera Theater: Opera Scenes Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Young Playwrights Festival Syracuse Stage

7:30 PM MacBeth--In Concert LeMoyne College

Events for Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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-7:00 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 Symphony in Black and White: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler SU Art Galleries

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

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

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

12:00 PM-2:00 PM Jazz at the Plaza: Jeff Stockham CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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

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

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

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

12:15 PM Escape from Amherst: Emily Dickinson's Life of Freedom Civic Morning Musicals, featuring Maria Whitcomb, soprano; Nancy James, piano

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

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

5:30 PM-8:30 PM Jazz at the Cavalier: Nancy Kelly CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Rockin' Road to Dublin

7:30 PM MacBeth--In Concert LeMoyne College

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

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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



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 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 - 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



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



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



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 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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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



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



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



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



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, April 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



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



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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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



The Art of the Tile
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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



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



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



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 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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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



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



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



Jeff Donaldson: Dig
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

Read a review!


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 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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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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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



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 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



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



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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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



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, April 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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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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Sunday, April 29, 2018


Art
 

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 29



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 29



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 29



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 29



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 29



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 29



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 29



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 29



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 29



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 29



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 29



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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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, April 29



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 29



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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Film
 

2:00 PM, April 29



The Rape of Recy Taylor
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black mother and sharecropper, was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Common in Jim Crow South, few women spoke up in fear for their lives. Not Recy Taylor, who bravely identified her rapists. The NAACP sent its chief rape investigator, Rosa Parks, who rallied support and triggered an unprecedented outcry for justice. The film exposes a legacy of physical abuse of black women and reveals Rosa Parks' intimate role in Recy Taylor's story. An attempted rape against Parks was but one inspiration for her ongoing work to find justice for countless women like Taylor. The 1955 bus boycott was an end result, not a beginning. More and more women are now speaking up after rape. Our film tells the story of black women who spoke up when danger was greatest; it was their noble efforts to take back their bodies that led to the Montgomery Bus Boycott and movements that followed.

The film will be followed by a discussion with Professor Paula C. Johnson, professor of law at SU's College of Law and Co-Director of the Cold Case Justice Initiative, which seeks justice for racially-motivated murders during the Civil Rights era and beyond.

Presented in collaboration with the NAACP of Syracuse and Onondaga County.


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Music
 

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM, April 29



2018 Organ Crawl
Cathedral Square Neighborhood Association and the Syracuse Chapter of the American Guild of Organists

Price: $12 in advance, $15 at the door
Plymouth Church
232 E. Onondaga St., Syracuse

Four locally and internationally renowned organists will delight the senses by taking listeners through a musical tour of the majestic organs at Plymouth Congregational Church, St. Paul's Syracuse, the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and Park Central Presbyterian Church.

The listening tour will begin at Plymouth Congregational Church promptly at 1:30 pm and conclude with a reception at the Park Central Presbyterian Church Parish House, following the last performance, expected to start around 4:00 pm.

participating organists are Joseph Downing, Music Director at Plymouth Church; Alan Lynch, Interim Director of Music at the Cathedral; James Potts, organist and choirmaster at St. Paul's; and Will Headlee, organist at Park Central. The organists will play for approximately 25 minutes in their respective home churches, taking the audience through a symphony of sound, showing off the organs in a way you've never heard before. Event organizers will lead the crowd to the second, third, and fourth stops along the listening tour. In addition to beautiful music, the Organ Crawl also highlights historic facts about each church and organ. The churches are all located within a half-mile radius of one another.

To purchase tickets, visit
eventbrite.com or phone Alice at 315-470-1953.


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2:00 PM, April 29



Student Recital Series: Kit Yee Tang, piano
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

Kit Yee Tang, 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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2:00 PM, April 29



Ensemble Series: Citrus Punch and Jazz Guitar Ensemble
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

Citrus Punch, the Setnor School of Music's rock combo, and the Jazz Guitar Ensemble perform under the direction of Setnor faculty member Rick Balestra.


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3:00 PM, April 29



Student Recital
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Grewen Auditorium
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

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


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5:00 PM, April 29



Cabaret Series: Tony DeSare and the CNY Jazz Orchestra
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: $35 at the door, $30 in advance, $10 students
Sheraton Syracuse University Grand Ballroom
801 University Ave., Syracuse

Named a Rising Star Male Vocalist by Downbeat magazine, DeSare has won critical and popular acclaim for his concert performances throughout North America and abroad. DeSare has three top ten Billboard jazz albums to his credit, and has been featured on the CBS Early Show, NPR, A Prairie Home Companion, and the Today Show. In live performance, he has played Carnegie Hall, Las Vegas showrooms, countless jazz clubs and festivals worldwide, and leads a busy schedule performing with major symphony orchestras across the country. A frequent front man for the viral YouTube sensation Postmodern Jukebox, he is also an accomplished, award-winning composer and songwriter, a past winner of the USA Songwriting Contest and writer of the theme to the movie "My Date with Drew."

The "Solvay Sound" High School Vocal Jazz Ensemble will perform an opening set, and educator Dick Ford, founder of Signature Music, will receive the CNY Jazz Educator of the Year award.


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5:00 PM, April 29



Student Recital
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Grewen Auditorium
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

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


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5:00 PM, April 29



SU Symphony Orchestra and Aria/Concerto Competition Winners Concert
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

The winners of the Setnor School of Music's Aria and Concerto Competition will perform with the Syracuse University Symphony Orchestra. This year's winners are Heihachiro Nakashima G'18, violin, and Sonia Richman '20, flute.

A pre-concert lecture will be held at 4:15 p.m.

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


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7:00 PM, April 29



Hendricks Chapel Choir Spring Concert
Hendricks Chapel
Jose "Peppie" Calvar, conductor

Price: Free
Hendricks Chapel
Syracuse University, Syracuse


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7:00 PM, April 29



Hendricks Chapel Choir
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music
Jose “Peppie” Calvar, conductor

Price: Free
Hendricks Chapel
Syracuse University, Syracuse


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8:00 PM, April 29



Phi Mu Alpha Recital
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

The Syracuse University chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, a national fraternity for men of music, will present a recital.

For most events, free and accessible concert parking is available on campus in the Q-1 lot, located behind Crouse College. If this lot is full or unavailable, guests will be redirected. Campus parking availability is subject to change, so please call 315.443.2191 for current information.


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, April 29



Little Shop of Horrors
Open Hand Theater

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

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


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2:00 PM, April 29



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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3:00 PM, April 29



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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3:00 PM, April 29



Shakespeare's Greatest Hits
Studio 24

Studio 24
433 Hawley Ave., Syracuse


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7:00 PM, April 29



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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Monday, April 30, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 30



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 30



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 30



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 30



Design for Living (1933)
Syracuse Cinephile Society

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

Director: Ernst Lubitsch
Cast: Gary Cooper, Fredric March, Miriam Hopkins, Edward Everett Horton

The classic film version of Noel Coward's stage comedy. A free-thinking woman (Hopkins) can't decide between two men (Cooper and March), so she suggests that all three of them live together in a platonic relationship. It seems like a good idea . . . for a while. One of the wildest comedies from the Pre-Code era.


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Music
 

5:30 PM - 9:30 PM, April 30



Big Band Festival
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: $10 adults, $3 students
Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

5:30 pm: Stan Colella All-Stars
7:30 pm: University of Michigan Jazz Ensemble
8:30 pm: Micro Big Band

The evening opens with a set by the Stan Colella Parks & Recreation All-Stars, the youth orchestra of CNY Jazz in partnership with the City of Syracuse. They will be mentored by clinicians from the ranks of the University of Michigan Jazz Ensemble.

Following their set, the University of Michigan big band takes the stage, under the direction of Ellen Rowe, Director of Jazz Studies and internationally known jazz pianist. Rowe is a trailblazer in jazz, the first female named as chair of a major university jazz department in the world.

The evening concludes with a debut set by the new Micro Big Band, led by Maynard Ferguson alumnus and lead alto saxophonist Mike Dubaniewicz. The ten-piece "little big band" plays a combination of swing, groove-oriented funk, and Latin selections. The MBB also performs original compositions, in addition to the music of classic big band leaders such as Maynard Ferguson, Count Basie, and others.


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8:00 PM, April 30



Alice in Chains
Landmark Theatre

Price: $45-$71
Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Though their earliest origins lay in '80s-style glam metal, Seattle's Alice in Chains became one of the signature bands — along with Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, and Nirvana — associated with the 1990s' Grunge movement. Signed to Columbia Records in 1989, AiC vocalist Layne Staley, guitarist Jerry Cantrell, bassist Mike Starr and drummer Sean Kinney developed a distinctive style blending melancholy vocal harmonies, downcast lyrics, and contrasting hard and soft elements — elements that reflected their inspired creative duality across two albums featuring mostly electric alternative metal (1990's "Facelift" and 1992's "Dirt") and two EPs of introspective acoustic music (1992's "Sap" and 1994's "Jar of Flies"). By the second half of the '90s, drug abuse had torn the band apart: first leading to the replacement of Starr with new bassist Mike Inez (in 1993) and, later, Staley's slow descent into heroin addiction (both musicians are now deceased), and a long hiatus from touring and recording. Finally, Cantrell, Kinney. and Inez resurrected Alice in Chains with new singer/guitarist William DuVall in 2005, and have since toured consistently and released a pair of well-received LPs, Black Gives Way Blue (2009) and The Devil Put The Dinosaurs Here (2013).


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, April 30



MacBeth--In Concert
LeMoyne College
Boot and Buskin Theatre, Le Moyne College Symphony Orchestra

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

A new concert version of Shakespeare's dark and menacing tale of power, ambition, and the evil that lurks beneath the surface in the original Game of Thrones.


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Tuesday, May 1, 2018


Art
 

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



IPA: 23 Craft Potters
Clayscapes Pottery Gallery

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

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


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



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

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

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


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 1



Annual High School Seniors' Exhibit
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

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


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 1



Hiding in Plain Sight
Community Folk Art Center

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

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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 1



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 1



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, May 1



Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 1



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 1



In Gratitude: The Museum Project
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 1



Hiding in Plain Sight
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 1



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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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 1



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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Music
 

5:00 PM, May 1



Setnor Opera Theater: Opera Scenes
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

For most events, free and accessible concert parking is available on campus in the Q-1 lot, located behind Crouse College. If this lot is full or unavailable, guests will be redirected. Campus parking availability is subject to change, so please call 315.443.2191 for current information.


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Theater
 

7:00 PM, May 1



Young Playwrights Festival
Syracuse Stage

Price: Free
Syracuse Stage
820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

Each Spring, Syracuse Stage invites Central New York high school students to write original 10-minute plays and other performance pieces for entry into our annual Young Playwrights Festival contest. Our panel of theatrical and literary professionals evaluate each student's play. Semifinalists are invited to a writing workshop at Syracuse Stage where their plays will be read and critiqued. Finalists will see their plays performance as staged readings by SU Drama students at tonight's Young Playwrights Festival.


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7:30 PM, May 1



MacBeth--In Concert
LeMoyne College
Boot and Buskin Theatre, Le Moyne College Symphony Orchestra

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

A new concert version of Shakespeare's dark and menacing tale of power, ambition, and the evil that lurks beneath the surface in the original Game of Thrones.


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Wednesday, May 2, 2018


Art
 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 2



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, May 2



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 - 7:00 PM, May 2



Annual High School Seniors' Exhibit
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

There will be an awards reception this evening 6:00-7:00 pm.

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


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 2



Hiding in Plain Sight
Community Folk Art Center

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

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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 2



Karolina Karlic: Rubberlands
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 2



2018 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 2



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

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 2



Crisis: A Visual Exploration of Conflict
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 2



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 2



Hiding in Plain Sight
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 2



In Gratitude: The Museum Project
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 2



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

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 2



Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 2



The Art of the Tile
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 2



Edie Fake: Structures Shift
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 2



Hiding in Plain Sight
Point of Contact Gallery

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

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

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

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

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

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


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



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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Dance
 

7:00 PM, May 2



Rockin' Road to Dublin

Price: $25-$52
Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

"Rockin' Road To Dublin" is the new sensation that combines the art of an Irish dance show and the power of a rock concert, all with the finish of a Broadway theatrical production. Starring World Champion Irish dancers Scott Doherty and Ashley Smith, "Rockin' Road to Dublin" is a must-see spectacle that Irish Dancing Magazine calls world-class.

Tickets available online at Ticketmaster.


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Music
 

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



Jazz at the Plaza: Jeff Stockham
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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


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12:15 PM, May 2



Escape from Amherst: Emily Dickinson's Life of Freedom
Civic Morning Musicals
Featuring Maria Whitcomb, soprano; Nancy James, piano

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

Songs by Copland, Laotian and Heggie.


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5:30 PM - 8:30 PM, May 2



Jazz at the Cavalier: Nancy Kelly
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, May 2



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, May 2



MacBeth--In Concert
LeMoyne College
Boot and Buskin Theatre, Le Moyne College Symphony Orchestra

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

A new concert version of Shakespeare's dark and menacing tale of power, ambition, and the evil that lurks beneath the surface in the original Game of Thrones.


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7:30 PM, May 2



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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