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Events for Thursday, March 28, 2019

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College (Read a review!)

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Backyard Serengeti: Paintings by Ellen Haffar Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor People & Their Hats Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

9:30 AM-6:00 PM What Is, Can Be Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Robert Benjamin: River Walking Light Work Gallery

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

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

11:00 AM-4:00 PM abstract /'k?lCH?r/ Onondaga Community College

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Scholastic Art Awards of Central New York Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets Everson Museum of Art

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

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

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

6:30 PM The Connective Corridor Women in Architecture Series: Lori Brown Everson Museum of Art

6:45 PM A Wee Bit o' Murder Acme Mystery Company

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Les Miserables Famous Artists Broadway Series (Read a review!)

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Pride and Prejudice Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

8:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Lorna Mills: Ghost Jets Urban Video Project

Events for Friday, March 29, 2019

8:00 AM-4:30 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College (Read a review!)

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Backyard Serengeti: Paintings by Ellen Haffar Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor People & Their Hats Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

9:30 AM-6:00 PM What Is, Can Be Edgewood Gallery

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

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Robert Benjamin: River Walking Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Scholastic Art Awards of Central New York Everson Museum of Art

6:00 PM La Conexión Cubana / The Cuban Connection La Casita Cultural Center

6:30 PM The Connective Corridor Guest Artist Series: Richard Stoelzel, trumpet Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

7:00 PM-10:00 PM Tim Burns Listening Room at 443

7:00 PM Into the Woods Christian Brothers Academy

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Les Miserables Famous Artists Broadway Series (Read a review!)

7:30 PM The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Manlius Pebble Hill School

8:00 PM The Visit LeMoyne College (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Pride and Prejudice Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Preview: The Wild Party Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Cherry Rhodes Organ Concert Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

8:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Lorna Mills: Ghost Jets Urban Video Project

Events for Saturday, March 30, 2019

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Backyard Serengeti: Paintings by Ellen Haffar Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

10:00 AM-2:00 PM What Is, Can Be Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Scholastic Art Awards of Central New York Everson Museum of Art

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

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

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

11:00 AM-4:00 PM CNY Art Guild Fine Art Show and Sale

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

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

12:30 PM Beauty and the Beast Magic Circle Children's Theatre

1:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Robert Benjamin: River Walking Light Work Gallery

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

1:00 PM The Connective Corridor Herstory Unsanitized: The Not-So-Golden Life of the Gilded Age Wife Onondaga Historical Association

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor Les Miserables Famous Artists Broadway Series (Read a review!)

3:00 PM The Connective Corridor Pride and Prejudice Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

7:00 PM Hamell on Trial Listening Room at 443

7:00 PM Masters of the Celtic Harp: William Jackson

7:00 PM Into the Woods Christian Brothers Academy

7:30 PM Rosewood String Quartet Baldwinsville Center for the Arts

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Les Miserables Famous Artists Broadway Series (Read a review!)

7:30 PM The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Manlius Pebble Hill School

7:30 PM JT Hall Jazzz Consort Steeple Coffee House

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Masterworks Series: Brahms and Bruckner Symphoria, featuring Jennifer Frautschi, violin

8:00 PM Broadway Backwards Cabaret Baldwinsville Theatre Guild

8:00 PM Matt Nakoa Folkus Project

8:00 PM The Visit LeMoyne College (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Pride and Prejudice Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Opening: The Wild Party Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Katharine Pardee and William Porter Organ Concert Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

8:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Lorna Mills: Ghost Jets Urban Video Project

Events for Sunday, March 31, 2019

11:00 AM-4:00 PM CNY Art Guild Fine Art Show and Sale

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

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

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

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

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Scholastic Art Awards of Central New York Everson Museum of Art

1:00 PM The Connective Corridor Les Miserables Famous Artists Broadway Series (Read a review!)

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

1:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Robert Benjamin: River Walking Light Work Gallery

2:00 PM-5:00 PM Jazz on Tap: Steve Brown Duo CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

2:00 PM The Music of Mister Rogers LeMoyne College

2:00 PM-4:00 PM Cup of Joe, with Joe Altier Listening Room at 443

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor Pride and Prejudice Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Wild Party Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

3:00 PM Benefit Concert ArtRage Gallery, featuring Charlie King and Annie Patterson

3:00 PM The Connective Corridor Vision of Sound Society for New Music

4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hymn and Anthem Festival: Music by Calvin Hampton Malmgren Concert Series, featuring Kola Owolabi, organ

5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Student Recital Series: Elaina Palada, flute Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

5:30 PM The Connective Corridor Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic

6:30 PM The Connective Corridor Les Miserables Famous Artists Broadway Series (Read a review!)

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hendricks Chapel Dean's Convocation Hendricks Chapel

Events for Monday, April 1, 2019

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Backyard Serengeti: Paintings by Ellen Haffar Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor People & Their Hats Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Robert Benjamin: River Walking Light Work Gallery

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

11:00 AM-4:00 PM abstract /'k?lCH?r/ Onondaga Community College

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Plans Are Cancelled: MFA 2019 Point of Contact Gallery

5:30 PM The Connective Corridor Armstrong in Prison: The Fight for New Orleans Jazz Culture Since the Flood Syracuse University College of Arts and Sciences, featuring Larry Blumenfeld

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Experience Hendrix Landmark Theatre

7:30 PM If I Had My Way (1940) Syracuse Cinephile Society

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2CELLOS: Let There Be Cello Tour

Events for Tuesday, April 2, 2019

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Backyard Serengeti: Paintings by Ellen Haffar Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor People & Their Hats Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

9:30 AM-6:00 PM What Is, Can Be Edgewood Gallery

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

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Robert Benjamin: River Walking Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-4:00 PM abstract /'k?lCH?r/ Onondaga Community College

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Plans Are Cancelled: MFA 2019 Point of Contact Gallery

6:30 PM The Connective Corridor How Does Jazz Survive (and Thrive)? Syracuse University College of Arts and Sciences, featuring Larry Blumenfeld and Larry Luttinger

7:30 PM Alcott Trio LeMoyne College

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor David Grann Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Pride and Prejudice Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

Events for Wednesday, April 3, 2019

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Backyard Serengeti: Paintings by Ellen Haffar Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor People & Their Hats Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

9:30 AM-6:00 PM What Is, Can Be Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Robert Benjamin: River Walking Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

11:00 AM-4:00 PM abstract /'k?lCH?r/ Onondaga Community College

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Scholastic Art Awards of Central New York Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets Everson Museum of Art

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

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

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Plans Are Cancelled: MFA 2019 Point of Contact Gallery

12:15 PM Laura Enslin, soprano; Adam Fine, baritone; Sabine Krantz, piano Civic Morning Musicals

2:00 PM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Answer Is Culture: A Roundtable Discussion About Arts, Activism and Cultural Policy Syracuse University College of Arts and Sciences

5:30 PM-8:30 PM Jazz at the Cavalier: Jon Seiger CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

5:30 PM The Connective Corridor Layli Long Soldier Raymond Carver Reading Series

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Pride and Prejudice Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Wild Party Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

Events for Thursday, April 4, 2019

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Backyard Serengeti: Paintings by Ellen Haffar Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor People & Their Hats Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

9:30 AM-6:00 PM What Is, Can Be Edgewood Gallery

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

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Robert Benjamin: River Walking Light Work Gallery

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

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

11:00 AM-4:00 PM abstract /'k?lCH?r/ Onondaga Community College

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Plans Are Cancelled: MFA Thesis Exhibition SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Winslow Homer: Women and American Society During the Civil War Era SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Sound and Color SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Scholastic Art Awards of Central New York Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius Everson Museum of Art

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

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

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

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Plans Are Cancelled: MFA 2019 Point of Contact Gallery

12:30 PM-2:00 PM The Connective Corridor She Played it Like That: Jazz Listening Party with Belfer Archives Syracuse University College of Arts and Sciences, featuring Linda May Han Oh and Larry Blumenfeld

5:30 PM David Lloyd Reads from His New Collection of Stories LeMoyne College

6:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Cruel April Poetry Series: Rachel Eliza Griffiths and Brooks Haxton Point of Contact Gallery

6:30 PM The Connective Corridor Annual Ceramics Lecture: Christina West Everson Museum of Art

6:45 PM A Wee Bit o' Murder Acme Mystery Company

7:00 PM Once on This Island Liverpool High School

7:00 PM Law & Order: C-rhyme and Pun-ishment Roxboro Road Middle School

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Pride and Prejudice Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Visit LeMoyne College (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Wild Party Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

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Thursday, March 28, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 28



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Wilson Art Gallery, Noreen Reale Falcone Library
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."

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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 28



Backyard Serengeti: Paintings by Ellen Haffar
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 28



People & Their Hats
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 28



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

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

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


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, March 28



What Is, Can Be
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Gary Trento: still-life series of oil paintings
David Webster: ceramic forms
Judy and Heather McCumber: jewelers


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 28



Robert Benjamin: River Walking
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 28



2019 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 28



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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


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



abstract /'k?lCH?r/
Onondaga Community College

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

"abstract /'k?lCH?r/" features the art of Rachel Baxter, Pam Poquette, Kelsey Renko, and Christine Snyder, who explore the definition of culture.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 28



Scholastic Art Awards of Central New York
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1923, the Scholastic Art Awards are the nation's longest-running and most prestigious educational initiative supporting student achievement in the arts. Every year, students across the country in grades 7-12 are invited to enter original works of art in regional competitions. This year, over 2,500 students representing over 100 Central New York schools submitted 5,673 works of art, which was then judged by professional artists, educators, and photographers. The judges award first place (Gold Key), second place (Silver Key), honorable mentions, and special award honorees. Gold Key winners move on to compete at the national level, while a small selection of the Silver Key winners are displayed at the Everson.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 28



Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Influenced by the history of art and biology, Suzanne Anker uses a range of media to encourage critical thinking about how humans have altered nature and will be required to alter nature in the future.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 28



Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Pioneering video artist Frank Gillette uses multi-channel video installations, image feedback, time delay, and closed-circuit systems to focus on humans' experience of natural phenomena.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 28



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 28



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 28



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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



Lorna Mills: Ghost Jets
Urban Video Project

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

Mills' practice regularly makes use of appropriated materials mined from the internet and popular culture, remixing these bits of digital ephemera into frenetic GIF collage.


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Lecture
 

6:30 PM, March 28



Women in Architecture Series: Lori Brown
Everson Museum of Art

Price: $8 regular, members free
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse


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Theater
 

6:45 PM, March 28



A Wee Bit o' Murder
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

Interactive mystery dinner theater.

Holy St. Patrick on a stick! Someone has stolen the pot of gold and now you and all the other leprechauns of Clover Union Local Number 7 have your little tails in a spin. The president of your local, Jimmy Jack Daniels O'Toole, is demanding that you get your wee bottoms over to the pub as fast as your little feet can go. If the International Fellowship of Little Knickers finds out about this, you'll all be turned into garden gnomes!


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7:30 PM, March 28



Les Miserables
Famous Artists Broadway Series

Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption — a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the thrilling score and beloved songs I Dreamed a Dream, On My Own, Stars, Bring Him Home, One Day More, and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. Seen by more than 70 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, Les Misérables is still the world's most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 32nd year.

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7:30 PM, March 28



Pride and Prejudice
Syracuse Stage
Jason O'Connell, director

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

In the age of The Crown and Victoria, we go back to the Anglophile source with Kate Hamill's playful adaptation of Jane Austen's classic romance, Pride and Prejudice. The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth's intelligence and independence? Especially when the irritating, aloof, self-involved ... tall, vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aristocratic Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn? What? Why are you looking at us like that? Literature's greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life than it does in this effervescent new adaptation. Hey, Jane Austen could show these upstart hipsters a thing or two.

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Friday, March 29, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 29



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Wilson Art Gallery, Noreen Reale Falcone Library
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."

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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 29



Backyard Serengeti: Paintings by Ellen Haffar
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 29



People & Their Hats
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 29



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

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

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


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, March 29



What Is, Can Be
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Gary Trento: still-life series of oil paintings
David Webster: ceramic forms
Judy and Heather McCumber: jewelers


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, March 29



2019 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, March 29



Robert Benjamin: River Walking
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 29



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 29



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

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

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

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 29



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 29



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 29



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 29



Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Pioneering video artist Frank Gillette uses multi-channel video installations, image feedback, time delay, and closed-circuit systems to focus on humans' experience of natural phenomena.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 29



Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Influenced by the history of art and biology, Suzanne Anker uses a range of media to encourage critical thinking about how humans have altered nature and will be required to alter nature in the future.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 29



Scholastic Art Awards of Central New York
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1923, the Scholastic Art Awards are the nation's longest-running and most prestigious educational initiative supporting student achievement in the arts. Every year, students across the country in grades 7-12 are invited to enter original works of art in regional competitions. This year, over 2,500 students representing over 100 Central New York schools submitted 5,673 works of art, which was then judged by professional artists, educators, and photographers. The judges award first place (Gold Key), second place (Silver Key), honorable mentions, and special award honorees. Gold Key winners move on to compete at the national level, while a small selection of the Silver Key winners are displayed at the Everson.


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8:30 PM - 11:00 PM, March 29



Lorna Mills: Ghost Jets
Urban Video Project

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

Mills' practice regularly makes use of appropriated materials mined from the internet and popular culture, remixing these bits of digital ephemera into frenetic GIF collage.


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Music
 

6:00 PM, March 29



La Conexión Cubana / The Cuban Connection
La Casita Cultural Center

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

World-class musicians and leading scholars of Latin jazz are teaming up for an amazing showcase!

Larry Blumenfeld, renowned journalist, music critic for The Wall Street Journal, and Watson Distinguished Visiting Professor at Syracuse University, will be joined by Yosvany Terry, Cuban saxophonist, chekeré master, and director of the Jazz ensemble at Harvard University, in a discussion about the Afro-Cuban traditions that have bonded with jazz in the United States. The Yosvany Terry Quartet will perform following the discussion. The Quartet consists of Yosvany Terry, alto saxophone and percussion; Yunior Terry, bass; Osmany Paredes, piano; and Obed Calvaire, drums.

Traditional Caribbean food and refreshments will be served.


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6:30 PM, March 29



Guest Artist Series: Richard Stoelzel, trumpet
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

Hailed as "one of the foremost performers and teachers in the USA and Canada" and "one of the greatest trumpet players of our time," reviewers have called Richard Stoelzel's trumpet playing "virtuosic and lyrical," "fluid and liquid-like tone," with "a bel canto style that gave this reviewer chills." His three solo recordings, "Born to be Mild" (Albany Records), "A Mild Fantasie" (Albany), and "Horizon" (Summit) have received rave reviews.

Richard Stoelzel maintains an active career as an international soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. He began his career as solo cornet with the United States Coast Guard Band, a presidential band. As a soloist, he has performed throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as throughout Europe and Asia including five highly successful tours of China. He was the founder and artistic director of the GVSU International Trumpet Seminar and is currently President of the World Trumpet Society.

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 - 10:00 PM, March 29



Tim Burns
Listening Room at 443

Price: No cover
Listening Room at 443
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

Raised on a mix of The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, Frank Sinatra (and many others), Tim developed a love for harmonies and many styles of music.

In the mid-90s, Tim played nearly 200 shows per year in the Rochester based band, "The InBetweens". From the days of playing three to four shows per week, then three to four shows a year when his kids were small, to three to four shows a month in recent times with his band, "Two Hour Delay", Tim continues to find a balance between the family and day job and his musical aspirations. Along the way, he has written over 50 songs and released three albums of music. In addition to performing with his band, Tim continues to play solo shows and seeks opportunities to share the stage with other singer/songwriters and local musicians.

Tim's band "Two Hour Delay" began playing shows regularly in 2008. They play an Americana mix of originals and covers. "Two Hour Delay" plays mostly around the Syracuse scene, but also branches out to the Rochester, Utica and Ithaca areas. They have opened for bands such as Rusted Root, Donna the Buffalo, Floodwood, Assembly of Dust, and the New Riders of the Purple Sage. In 2014, they were the runner-up of the Syracuse Area Music People's Choice Award.


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8:00 PM, March 29



Cherry Rhodes Organ Concert
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music
Syracuse Legacies Organ Conference

Price: Free and open to the public
Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College
Syracuse University, Syracuse

Cherry Rhodes will perform music of Calvin Hampton.

Presented in partnership with the Westfield Center for Historical Keyboard Studies, the Syracuse Legacies Organ Conference aims to highlight the important accomplishments of Arthur Poister, Calvin Hampton, and Walter Holtkamp, Sr., in the context of 20th-century American organ culture. The campus of Syracuse University, with its landmark instruments built by Walter Holtkamp Sr. in Crouse College's Setnor Auditorium and sister instrument in Hendricks Chapel, is the ideal location for a conference devoted to this period in American music history.

For the concert events, parking is complimentary and available on a first-come, first-served basis in Irving Garage. Accessible parking is available in the Q-1 lot. When parking for concert events, please inform parking attendants that you are attending a concert event so they may direct you.


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Theater
 

7:00 PM, March 29



Into the Woods
Christian Brothers Academy

Nottingham High School
3100 E. Genesee St., Syracuse


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7:30 PM, March 29



Les Miserables
Famous Artists Broadway Series

Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption — a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the thrilling score and beloved songs I Dreamed a Dream, On My Own, Stars, Bring Him Home, One Day More, and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. Seen by more than 70 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, Les Misérables is still the world's most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 32nd year.

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7:30 PM, March 29



The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Manlius Pebble Hill School

Price: $12
Manlius Pebble Hill School
5300 Jamesville Rd., Dewitt

Tickets are available at mph.ticketleap.com.


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8:00 PM, March 29



The Visit
LeMoyne College
Boot and Buskin

Price: $15 regular, $10 seniors, $5 students
Coyne Center for the Performing Arts
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

A Boot and Buskin Laboratory Production. The wealthiest woman in the world returns to her impoverished home town with a simple and sinister proposition in this hilarious and horrifying fairy tale satire.

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8:00 PM, March 29



Pride and Prejudice
Syracuse Stage
Jason O'Connell, director

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

In the age of The Crown and Victoria, we go back to the Anglophile source with Kate Hamill's playful adaptation of Jane Austen's classic romance, Pride and Prejudice. The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth's intelligence and independence? Especially when the irritating, aloof, self-involved ... tall, vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aristocratic Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn? What? Why are you looking at us like that? Literature's greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life than it does in this effervescent new adaptation. Hey, Jane Austen could show these upstart hipsters a thing or two.

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8:00 PM, March 29



Preview: The Wild Party
Syracuse University Drama Department
Katherine McGerr and Andrea Leigh-Smith, director

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

You're invited to a party — a wild Hollywood party set in the Roaring 20s. Queenie and Burrs are your hosts. An intoxicating array of beverages will be served, music and dancing will raise the roof, and trouble will most certainly make an appearance. What's a party without at least a little trouble? Based on Joseph Moncure March's 1928 narrative poem, The Wild Party is a steamy prohibition tale driven by one of the most exciting, pulse-racing scores ever written. When you need to cut loose, how far is too far?

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Saturday, March 30, 2019


Art
 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 30



Backyard Serengeti: Paintings by Ellen Haffar
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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


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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, March 30



What Is, Can Be
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Gary Trento: still-life series of oil paintings
David Webster: ceramic forms
Judy and Heather McCumber: jewelers


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 30



Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Influenced by the history of art and biology, Suzanne Anker uses a range of media to encourage critical thinking about how humans have altered nature and will be required to alter nature in the future.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 30



Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Pioneering video artist Frank Gillette uses multi-channel video installations, image feedback, time delay, and closed-circuit systems to focus on humans' experience of natural phenomena.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 30



Scholastic Art Awards of Central New York
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1923, the Scholastic Art Awards are the nation's longest-running and most prestigious educational initiative supporting student achievement in the arts. Every year, students across the country in grades 7-12 are invited to enter original works of art in regional competitions. This year, over 2,500 students representing over 100 Central New York schools submitted 5,673 works of art, which was then judged by professional artists, educators, and photographers. The judges award first place (Gold Key), second place (Silver Key), honorable mentions, and special award honorees. Gold Key winners move on to compete at the national level, while a small selection of the Silver Key winners are displayed at the Everson.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 30



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 30



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

Read a review!


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 30



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 30



CNY Art Guild Fine Art Show and Sale

Price: Free
Aspen House, Radisson
8550 N. Entry Rd., Baldwinsville

Join the CNY Art Guild for a wonderful opportunity to view and purchase original art — acrylic, oil, pastel, photography, watercolor, glass, alcohol inks, ceramics, scratchboard, and much more.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 30



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 30



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

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

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

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


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, March 30



Robert Benjamin: River Walking
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, March 30



2019 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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


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8:30 PM - 11:00 PM, March 30



Lorna Mills: Ghost Jets
Urban Video Project

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

Mills' practice regularly makes use of appropriated materials mined from the internet and popular culture, remixing these bits of digital ephemera into frenetic GIF collage.


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Lecture
 

1:00 PM, March 30



Herstory Unsanitized: The Not-So-Golden Life of the Gilded Age Wife
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: $8 for OHA Members, $10 for non-members
Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

For Women's History Month, we're excited to welcome Ehris Urban and Velya Jancz-Urban, who make up The Grounded Goodwife, for "The Not-So-Golden Life of the Gilded Age Wife."

Laugh, grimace, and honor our foremothers' journeys while learning about the little-known issues faced by women during America's Gilded Age.

This unique presentation is offered by Ehris Urban (herbalist, daughter) and Velya Jancz-Urban (historian, mother) who believe healing comes from nature, history, and within. The duo offer unique holistic/historic workshops, presentations, and events at a variety of venues, as well as at their colonial home.


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Music
 

7:00 PM, March 30



Hamell on Trial
Listening Room at 443

Price: $10 in advance, $15 at the door if available
Listening Room at 443
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

Hamell on Trial is the musical alias of New York-based folk-punk hero Ed Hamell. A one-man explosion, he is loud-as-war one minute, stepping off the microphone to whisper to an enthralled audience the next. This is a dynamic performance informed by politics, passion, intelligence and the all-important sense of humor. His caustic wit and devil-may-care attitude has long been a favorite of anti-establishment icons Aesop Rock, Kimya Dawson, Ani DiFranco and the critical elite inciting Rolling Stone magazine to call him "Bald, bold and superbad!" Henry Rollins says "Hamell is a one-man rock show!" He has been described as "Bill Hicks, Hunter S. Thompson, and Joe Strummer all rolled into one" by Philadelphia Weekly and a "one man Tarantino flick: loud, vicious, luridly hilarious, gleefully and deeply offensive" by the Village Voice.


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7:00 PM, March 30



Masters of the Celtic Harp: William Jackson

Price: $20
Trinity Episcopal Church
106 Chapel St., Fayetteville


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7:30 PM, March 30



Rosewood String Quartet
Baldwinsville Center for the Arts

Price: $15
Baldwinsville First United Methodist Church
17 W. Genesee St., Baldwinsville

A family-friendly evening of popular and classical string music performed by the Rosewood String Quartet, featuring Maggie and Bill Mercer.


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7:30 PM, March 30



JT Hall Jazzz Consort
Steeple Coffee House

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

Standards, blues, and originals


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7:30 PM, March 30



Masterworks Series: Brahms and Bruckner
Symphoria
Lawrence Loh, conductor
Featuring Jennifer Frautschi, violin

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

Brahms Violin Concerto, Op. 77, D major
Bruckner Symphony No. 4, E-flat major, "Romantic"

Note: Jennifer Frautschi is replacing Rachel Barton Pine, who had an injury and is unable to travel.


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8:00 PM, March 30



Matt Nakoa
Folkus Project

Price: $15 regular, members free
All Saints Church
1340 Lancaster Ave., Syracuse

Please note: This Saturday concert is being held at All Saints Church, not May Memorial.

Nakoa is an internationally touring singer/songwriter. He grew up on a small farm in Smyrna, NY, and began composing music as a teenager. Following a formative stint as a classical pianist, Nakoa won a scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston. There he studied alongside soon-to-be Grammy winners St. Vincent and Esperanza Spaulding, among others. After college, Nakoa toured with his band, The Fens, and eventually landed in New York City's vibrant piano bar scene. Matt quickly became a star performer at Manhattan's Brandy's Piano Bar, with lines outside the door each Saturday night.

As if illustrating two sides of himself, Nakoa's first solo album, Light In The Dark (2012), is a sweeping eclectic pop opus. In contrast, A Dozen Other Loves (2014), explores a simple acoustic palette. This intimate collection has earned many songwriting awards, including a win at Kerrville Folk Festival's prestigious New Folk Competition. In 2015, Nakoa was dubbed "Most Wanted Artist" at Falcon Ridge Folk Festival.

Additionally, Matt's piano music has received favorable reviews in publications including The New York Times, and his film scoring has been featured by Disney. Matt continues to tour internationally, has performed at The White House, throughout India, and regularly with folk music icon Tom Rush.


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8:00 PM, March 30



Katharine Pardee and William Porter Organ Concert
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music
Syracuse Legacies Organ Conference

Price: Free and open to the public
Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College
Syracuse University, Syracuse

Katharine Pardee and William Porter will perform music of music of Bach, Bonnal, Dupré, and Tournemire.

Presented in partnership with the Westfield Center for Historical Keyboard Studies, the Syracuse Legacies Organ Conference aims to highlight the important accomplishments of Arthur Poister, Calvin Hampton, and Walter Holtkamp, Sr., in the context of 20th-century American organ culture. The campus of Syracuse University, with its landmark instruments built by Walter Holtkamp Sr. in Crouse College's Setnor Auditorium and sister instrument in Hendricks Chapel, is the ideal location for a conference devoted to this period in American music history.

For the concert events, parking is complimentary and available on a first-come, first-served basis in Irving Garage. Accessible parking is available in the Q-1 lot. When parking for concert events, please inform parking attendants that you are attending a concert event so they may direct you.


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Theater
 

12:30 PM, March 30



Beauty and the Beast
Magic Circle Children's Theatre

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

INteractive retelling of the children's classic story.


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2:00 PM, March 30



Les Miserables
Famous Artists Broadway Series

Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption — a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the thrilling score and beloved songs I Dreamed a Dream, On My Own, Stars, Bring Him Home, One Day More, and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. Seen by more than 70 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, Les Misérables is still the world's most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 32nd year.

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3:00 PM, March 30



Pride and Prejudice
Syracuse Stage
Jason O'Connell, director

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

In the age of The Crown and Victoria, we go back to the Anglophile source with Kate Hamill's playful adaptation of Jane Austen's classic romance, Pride and Prejudice. The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth's intelligence and independence? Especially when the irritating, aloof, self-involved ... tall, vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aristocratic Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn? What? Why are you looking at us like that? Literature's greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life than it does in this effervescent new adaptation. Hey, Jane Austen could show these upstart hipsters a thing or two.

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7:00 PM, March 30



Into the Woods
Christian Brothers Academy

Nottingham High School
3100 E. Genesee St., Syracuse


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7:30 PM, March 30



Les Miserables
Famous Artists Broadway Series

Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption — a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the thrilling score and beloved songs I Dreamed a Dream, On My Own, Stars, Bring Him Home, One Day More, and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. Seen by more than 70 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, Les Misérables is still the world's most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 32nd year.

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7:30 PM, March 30



The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Manlius Pebble Hill School

Price: $12
Manlius Pebble Hill School
5300 Jamesville Rd., Dewitt

Tickets are available at mph.ticketleap.com.


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8:00 PM, March 30



Broadway Backwards Cabaret
Baldwinsville Theatre Guild

Price: $20 includes show and dessert
Mohegan Manor
58 Oswego St., Baldwinsville

Baldwinsville Theatre Guild begins its 2019 special event offerings with Broadway Backwards, an evening of gender-reversed renditions of beloved theater classics. Performers include Jackie Bleich, Tallon Larham, Dan Kringer, Josh Mele, Lisanne Petracca, Heather Rosenthal, Don Scheussler, Erin Sills, Ryan Sparkes, Mike Whitney, and Ceara Windhausen.

Full bar service and food available for purchase during the show.


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8:00 PM, March 30



The Visit
LeMoyne College
Boot and Buskin

Price: $15 regular, $10 seniors, $5 students
Coyne Center for the Performing Arts
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

A Boot and Buskin Laboratory Production. The wealthiest woman in the world returns to her impoverished home town with a simple and sinister proposition in this hilarious and horrifying fairy tale satire.

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8:00 PM, March 30



Pride and Prejudice
Syracuse Stage
Jason O'Connell, director

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

In the age of The Crown and Victoria, we go back to the Anglophile source with Kate Hamill's playful adaptation of Jane Austen's classic romance, Pride and Prejudice. The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth's intelligence and independence? Especially when the irritating, aloof, self-involved ... tall, vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aristocratic Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn? What? Why are you looking at us like that? Literature's greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life than it does in this effervescent new adaptation. Hey, Jane Austen could show these upstart hipsters a thing or two.

Read a Review!


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8:00 PM, March 30



Opening: The Wild Party
Syracuse University Drama Department
Katherine McGerr and Andrea Leigh-Smith, director

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

You're invited to a party — a wild Hollywood party set in the Roaring 20s. Queenie and Burrs are your hosts. An intoxicating array of beverages will be served, music and dancing will raise the roof, and trouble will most certainly make an appearance. What's a party without at least a little trouble? Based on Joseph Moncure March's 1928 narrative poem, The Wild Party is a steamy prohibition tale driven by one of the most exciting, pulse-racing scores ever written. When you need to cut loose, how far is too far?

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Sunday, March 31, 2019


Art
 

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 31



CNY Art Guild Fine Art Show and Sale

Price: Free
Aspen House, Radisson
8550 N. Entry Rd., Baldwinsville

Join the CNY Art Guild for a wonderful opportunity to view and purchase original art — acrylic, oil, pastel, photography, watercolor, glass, alcohol inks, ceramics, scratchboard, and much more.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 31



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, March 31



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

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

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

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 31



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 31



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 31



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 31



Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Pioneering video artist Frank Gillette uses multi-channel video installations, image feedback, time delay, and closed-circuit systems to focus on humans' experience of natural phenomena.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 31



Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Influenced by the history of art and biology, Suzanne Anker uses a range of media to encourage critical thinking about how humans have altered nature and will be required to alter nature in the future.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 31



Scholastic Art Awards of Central New York
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1923, the Scholastic Art Awards are the nation's longest-running and most prestigious educational initiative supporting student achievement in the arts. Every year, students across the country in grades 7-12 are invited to enter original works of art in regional competitions. This year, over 2,500 students representing over 100 Central New York schools submitted 5,673 works of art, which was then judged by professional artists, educators, and photographers. The judges award first place (Gold Key), second place (Silver Key), honorable mentions, and special award honorees. Gold Key winners move on to compete at the national level, while a small selection of the Silver Key winners are displayed at the Everson.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, March 31



2019 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, March 31



Robert Benjamin: River Walking
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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Dance
 

3:00 PM, March 31



Vision of Sound
Society for New Music

Price: $20 regular, $15 students/seniors, children 12 and under free
Carrier Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

New music with modern dance.


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Music
 

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 31



Jazz on Tap: Steve Brown Duo
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: No cover
Finger Lakes On Tap
35 Fennell St., Skaneateles


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2:00 PM, March 31



The Music of Mister Rogers
LeMoyne College
The Jazzuits

Price: Free
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Columbus Circle, Syracuse

The Jazzuits will perform music from the beloved children's show Mister Roger's Neighborhood in honor of its 50th anniversary. The concert will feature guest artists Ronnie Leigh and Scott Arcangel.

This is an encore performance of one held on the Le Moyne campus in fall 2018.


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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, March 31



Cup of Joe, with Joe Altier
Listening Room at 443

Listening Room at 443
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

A veteran of the CNY music scene, Joe Altier's song catalog is deep, and he effortlessly jumps from genre to genre and decade to decade. The Cup of Joe monthly series at the Listening Room at 443 features "Just Joe" digging deep into his repertoire with a different theme each month. Joe will share the songs and the personal stories behind his choices.


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3:00 PM, March 31



Benefit Concert
ArtRage Gallery
Featuring Charlie King and Annie Patterson

Price: $20 at the door, $18 in advance (no one turned away for lack of funds)
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Charlie King and Annie Patterson are celebrating the release of Annie and Charlie's new live CD, "Step by Step," and the 100th anniversary of Pete Seeger's birthday! Join us for an evening of powerful singing with two of North America's finest activist folk singers.

Charlie's witty political satire and his uncanny ability to find endearing songs about struggle and the human experience are a natural fit with Annie's own performing and sing-along work. Charlie and Annie have often recorded & performed together, including Annie's vocals on Charlie's 2017 CD "Life & Love, Tears & Laughter."Charlie and Annie are infectious song leaders whose energy and humor empowers us and keeps us moving forward. Joining Charlie and Annie will be Colleen Kattau who is a bilingual award-winning songmaker and performer of Latin-fused eclectic folk. She believes in the transformative power of song and all the arts to create a more just and beautiful world.


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4:00 PM, March 31



Hymn and Anthem Festival: Music by Calvin Hampton
Malmgren Concert Series
Hendricks Chapel Choir
Jose "Peppie" Calvar, conductor
Featuring Kola Owolabi, organ

Price: Free
Hendricks Chapel
Syracuse University, Syracuse

Former Syracuse University Organist Kola Owolabi returns to Hendricks Chapel to collaborate with José "Peppie" Calvar and the Hendricks Chapel Choir on a hymn and anthem festival devoted to the works of late Syracuse alumnus Calvin Hampton. This Malmgren concert will be the concluding event for the Syracuse Legacies Organ Conference, a three-day festival and symposium honoring the contributions of three important figures with ties to Syracuse University: Arthur Poister, Walter Holtkamp, Sr., and Calvin Hampton.

Parking is in the Q1 (on space-available basis), Hillside, Q3 and Q4 lots.


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5:00 PM, March 31



Student Recital Series: Elaina Palada, flute
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

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, March 31



Hendricks Chapel Dean's Convocation
Hendricks Chapel
Syracuse Legacies Organ Conference

Price: Free and open to the public
Hendricks Chapel
Syracuse University, Syracuse

Music performed by Janet Brown, Anne Laver, Samuel Kuffuor-Afriyie, and the Hendricks Chapel Choir.


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Theater
 

1:00 PM, March 31



Les Miserables
Famous Artists Broadway Series

Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption — a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the thrilling score and beloved songs I Dreamed a Dream, On My Own, Stars, Bring Him Home, One Day More, and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. Seen by more than 70 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, Les Misérables is still the world's most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 32nd year.

Read a review!


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2:00 PM, March 31



Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic

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

When magician extraordinaire Justin visits Sesame Street to put on a magic show for the whole neighborhood, Elmo wants to be part of the big event. But there's one problem ... Elmo doesn't know how to do magic!

That's when Elmo teams up with Abby and Justin, embarking on an amazing journey where Elmo will discover the "power of yet"—the lesson that with perseverance and practice, nothing can stand between you and your dream. Along the way, Elmo and Abby, joined by their friends Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Grover, Rosita, Count von Count, and Gonger, discover the many magical moments in everyday life.

In the end, Elmo learns that you can do anything you set your mind to if you just keep trying! Join your favorite Sesame Street friends on this magical adventure when "Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic" comes to your neighborhood.

Tickets available online at Ticketmaster.com.


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2:00 PM, March 31



Pride and Prejudice
Syracuse Stage
Jason O'Connell, director

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

In the age of The Crown and Victoria, we go back to the Anglophile source with Kate Hamill's playful adaptation of Jane Austen's classic romance, Pride and Prejudice. The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth's intelligence and independence? Especially when the irritating, aloof, self-involved ... tall, vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aristocratic Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn? What? Why are you looking at us like that? Literature's greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life than it does in this effervescent new adaptation. Hey, Jane Austen could show these upstart hipsters a thing or two.

Read a Review!


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2:00 PM, March 31



The Wild Party
Syracuse University Drama Department
Katherine McGerr and Andrea Leigh-Smith, director

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

You're invited to a party — a wild Hollywood party set in the Roaring 20s. Queenie and Burrs are your hosts. An intoxicating array of beverages will be served, music and dancing will raise the roof, and trouble will most certainly make an appearance. What's a party without at least a little trouble? Based on Joseph Moncure March's 1928 narrative poem, The Wild Party is a steamy prohibition tale driven by one of the most exciting, pulse-racing scores ever written. When you need to cut loose, how far is too far?

Read a Review!


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5:30 PM, March 31



Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic

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

When magician extraordinaire Justin visits Sesame Street to put on a magic show for the whole neighborhood, Elmo wants to be part of the big event. But there's one problem ... Elmo doesn't know how to do magic!

That's when Elmo teams up with Abby and Justin, embarking on an amazing journey where Elmo will discover the "power of yet"—the lesson that with perseverance and practice, nothing can stand between you and your dream. Along the way, Elmo and Abby, joined by their friends Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Grover, Rosita, Count von Count, and Gonger, discover the many magical moments in everyday life.

In the end, Elmo learns that you can do anything you set your mind to if you just keep trying! Join your favorite Sesame Street friends on this magical adventure when "Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic" comes to your neighborhood.

Tickets available online at Ticketmaster.com.


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6:30 PM, March 31



Les Miserables
Famous Artists Broadway Series

Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption — a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the thrilling score and beloved songs I Dreamed a Dream, On My Own, Stars, Bring Him Home, One Day More, and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. Seen by more than 70 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, Les Misérables is still the world's most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 32nd year.

Read a review!


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Monday, April 1, 2019


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 1



Backyard Serengeti: Paintings by Ellen Haffar
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 1



People & Their Hats
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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


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



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

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

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


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



Robert Benjamin: River Walking
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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



2019 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 1



abstract /'k?lCH?r/
Onondaga Community College

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

"abstract /'k?lCH?r/" features the art of Rachel Baxter, Pam Poquette, Kelsey Renko, and Christine Snyder, who explore the definition of culture.


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



Plans Are Cancelled: MFA 2019
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Featuring the work of six MFA candidates from Syracuse University's VPA School of Art and Department of Transmedia: Taylor Clock, Candice Corgan, Rene Gortat, Megan King, Jeremy Tarr, and Jessie Wang


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Film
 

7:30 PM, April 1



If I Had My Way (1940)
Syracuse Cinephile Society

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

Director: David Butler
Cast: Bing Crosby, Gloria Jean, Charles Winninger, El Brendel, Allyn Joslyn

Our special tribute to the late Gloria Jean (a longtime friend of the Syracuse Cinephile Society) is this heartwarming musical that contains such hit songs as "Meet the Sun Half-Way," "I Haven't Time to Be a Millionaire," "April Played the Fiddle," and the title tune. We're pleased to be presenting the complete and uncut "original release" version.


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Lecture
 

5:30 PM, April 1



Armstrong in Prison: The Fight for New Orleans Jazz Culture Since the Flood
Syracuse University College of Arts and Sciences
Featuring Larry Blumenfeld

Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse 3
Syracuse University, Syracuse

After the flood that resulted from the levee failures following Hurricane Katrina, was New Orleans jazz culture welcomed back? Not exactly. Drawing on more than a decade of research and immersive reporting as a Katrina Media Fellow for the Open Society Institute, Blumenfeld documents how jazz culture served as an essential infrastructure for recovery, and yet met with resistance. He details tensions between the city's storied culture and its power brokers, revealing the city's ambivalence toward its signature culture and the issues of race and class coursing through a "new" New Orleans.

Larry Blumenfeld is a culture reporter, music critic and lecturer, who writes regularly for The Wall Street Journal, and has contributed to many newspapers, magazines, scholarly essay collections and websites. His work focuses on jazz and Afro-Latin music, and on the intersections between culture, politics and activism. He curates Spoleto Festival USA's jazz series; the Deer Isle Jazz Festival in Stonington, Maine; and the National Jazz Museum in Harlem's series, 'Jazz and Social Justice.'


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Music
 

7:30 PM, April 1



Experience Hendrix
Landmark Theatre

Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

The Experience Hendrix Tour, the critically acclaimed multi-artist celebration of Jimi Hendrix's musical genius, presents a host of great artists collaborating and interpreting Hendrix's legendary songs as part of a powerhouse, three-hour concert experience.

This latest edition of the much anticipated tour once again emphasizes the influence Hendrix has made on a diverse group of artists. The concerts will bring together artists as disparate as guitar wizard Joe Satriani, blues great Taj Mahal, Ernie Isley and Dweezil Zappa. Megadeath's Dave Mustaine will make his Experience Hendrix Tour debut while mainstays such as Billy Cox, Jonny Lang, and Eric Johnson will also be on board for the expedition. The Experience Hendrix Tour offers fans a rare opportunity to see many highly regarded players performing together in a unique setting.

Tickets available online at Ticketmaster.com.


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8:00 PM, April 1



2CELLOS: Let There Be Cello Tour

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

An international sensation since 2011's rendition of Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal" reached video viral fame on YouTube, Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, together known as 2CELLOS, have since created a name for themselves with their electric and dynamic playing style. Having amassed over 1 billion streams globally and 750 million YouTube video views in the years since, 2CELLOS have taken the cello to unimagined heights as their signature style breaks down the boundaries between genres of music, from classical and film music to pop and rock. The release of "Let There Be Cello" marks 2CELLOS' fifth studio album in the wake of their 2011 self-titled debut, IN2ITION, Celloverse and SCORE, all available on Sony Music Masterworks.

Tickets available online at Ticketmaster.com


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Tuesday, April 2, 2019


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 2



Backyard Serengeti: Paintings by Ellen Haffar
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 2



People & Their Hats
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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


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



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

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

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


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, April 2



What Is, Can Be
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Gary Trento: still-life series of oil paintings
David Webster: ceramic forms
Judy and Heather McCumber: jewelers


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



2019 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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


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



Robert Benjamin: River Walking
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 2



abstract /'k?lCH?r/
Onondaga Community College

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

"abstract /'k?lCH?r/" features the art of Rachel Baxter, Pam Poquette, Kelsey Renko, and Christine Snyder, who explore the definition of culture.


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



Plans Are Cancelled: MFA 2019
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Featuring the work of six MFA candidates from Syracuse University's VPA School of Art and Department of Transmedia: Taylor Clock, Candice Corgan, Rene Gortat, Megan King, Jeremy Tarr, and Jessie Wang


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Lecture
 

6:30 PM, April 2



How Does Jazz Survive (and Thrive)?
Syracuse University College of Arts and Sciences
Featuring Larry Blumenfeld and Larry Luttinger

Lender Auditorium, Whitman School of Management
Syracuse University, Syracuse

Long past its moment at the forefront of popular culture, jazz finds itself in a challenged space. The club circuit is fading, the music business in disrepair. What makes for a sustainable jazz scene? Blumenfeld considers this question in local and national terms, along with guest speaker, Larry Luttinger, of CNY Jazz.

Larry Blumenfeld is a culture reporter, music critic and lecturer, who writes regularly for The Wall Street Journal, and has contributed to many newspapers, magazines, scholarly essay collections and websites. His work focuses on jazz and Afro-Latin music, and on the intersections between culture, politics and activism. He curates Spoleto Festival USA's jazz series; the Deer Isle Jazz Festival in Stonington, Maine; and the National Jazz Museum in Harlem's series, 'Jazz and Social Justice.'


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7:30 PM, April 2



David Grann
Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series

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

David Grann is best-selling author of Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, a 2017 NBA finalist. The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon was made into a popular movie. His stories have appeared in several anthologies, and he has also written for the New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, the Boston Globe, the Wall Street Journal, and The New Yorker.


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Music
 

7:30 PM, April 2



Alcott Trio
LeMoyne College

Price: $20 regular, $15 seniors, $5 students
Panasci Family Chapel
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

This New York City-based piano trio (Emily Popham Gilling, Robert La Rue and Adrienne Kim) will feature music by Mozart, Schubert, Schumann and more.


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, April 2



Pride and Prejudice
Syracuse Stage
Jason O'Connell, director

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

In the age of The Crown and Victoria, we go back to the Anglophile source with Kate Hamill's playful adaptation of Jane Austen's classic romance, Pride and Prejudice. The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth's intelligence and independence? Especially when the irritating, aloof, self-involved ... tall, vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aristocratic Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn? What? Why are you looking at us like that? Literature's greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life than it does in this effervescent new adaptation. Hey, Jane Austen could show these upstart hipsters a thing or two.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 3



Backyard Serengeti: Paintings by Ellen Haffar
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 3



People & Their Hats
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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


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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, April 3



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

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

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


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, April 3



What Is, Can Be
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Gary Trento: still-life series of oil paintings
David Webster: ceramic forms
Judy and Heather McCumber: jewelers


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, April 3



Robert Benjamin: River Walking
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, April 3



2019 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 3



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 3



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

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

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

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


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, April 3



abstract /'k?lCH?r/
Onondaga Community College

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

"abstract /'k?lCH?r/" features the art of Rachel Baxter, Pam Poquette, Kelsey Renko, and Christine Snyder, who explore the definition of culture.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 3



Scholastic Art Awards of Central New York
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1923, the Scholastic Art Awards are the nation's longest-running and most prestigious educational initiative supporting student achievement in the arts. Every year, students across the country in grades 7-12 are invited to enter original works of art in regional competitions. This year, over 2,500 students representing over 100 Central New York schools submitted 5,673 works of art, which was then judged by professional artists, educators, and photographers. The judges award first place (Gold Key), second place (Silver Key), honorable mentions, and special award honorees. Gold Key winners move on to compete at the national level, while a small selection of the Silver Key winners are displayed at the Everson.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 3



Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Influenced by the history of art and biology, Suzanne Anker uses a range of media to encourage critical thinking about how humans have altered nature and will be required to alter nature in the future.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 3



Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Pioneering video artist Frank Gillette uses multi-channel video installations, image feedback, time delay, and closed-circuit systems to focus on humans' experience of natural phenomena.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 3



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 3



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 3



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 3



Plans Are Cancelled: MFA 2019
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Featuring the work of six MFA candidates from Syracuse University's VPA School of Art and Department of Transmedia: Taylor Clock, Candice Corgan, Rene Gortat, Megan King, Jeremy Tarr, and Jessie Wang


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Lecture
 

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, April 3



The Answer Is Culture: A Roundtable Discussion About Arts, Activism and Cultural Policy
Syracuse University College of Arts and Sciences

Bird Library, Peter Graham Scholarly Commons
Syracuse University, Syracuse

Can a song change a mind? A photograph spark a movement? A film fight injustice? How does culture intersect with social justice? How do arts fuel activism, and vice versa? This roundtable discussion considers relevant legacies, current policies and possible strategies.

Larry Blumenfeld (Brooklyn,NY)
Kal Alston (Syracuse University, Cultural Foundations of Education)
James Gordon Williams (Syracuse University, African American Studies)
Roger Hallas (Syracuse University, English and SU Human Rights Film Festival)

Larry Blumenfeld is a culture reporter, music critic and lecturer, who writes regularly for The Wall Street Journal, and has contributed to many newspapers, magazines, scholarly essay collections and websites. His work focuses on jazz and Afro-Latin music, and on the intersections between culture, politics and activism. He curates Spoleto Festival USA's jazz series; the Deer Isle Jazz Festival in Stonington, Maine; and the National Jazz Museum in Harlem's series, 'Jazz and Social Justice.'


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Music
 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, April 3



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

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


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12:15 PM, April 3



Laura Enslin, soprano; Adam Fine, baritone; Sabine Krantz, piano
Civic Morning Musicals

Price: Free
St. David's Episcopal Church
13 Jamar Dr., Dewitt


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5:30 PM - 8:30 PM, April 3



Jazz at the Cavalier: Jon Seiger
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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


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Poetry/Reading
 

5:30 PM, April 3



Layli Long Soldier
Raymond Carver Reading Series

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

Layli Long Soldier earned a BFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts and an MFA with honors from Bard College. She is the author of the chapbook Chromosomory (2010) and the full-length collection Whereas (2017), which won the National Books Critics Circle award and was a finalist for the National Book Award. She has been a contributing editor to Drunken Boat and poetry editor at Kore Press; in 2012, her participatory installation, Whereas We Respond, was featured on the Pine Ridge Reservation. In 2015, Long Soldier was awarded a National Artist Fellowship from the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation and a Lannan Literary Fellowship for Poetry. She was awarded a Whiting Writer's Award in 2016.

Long Soldier is a citizen of the Oglala Lakota Nation and lives in Santa Fe, NM.

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 3



Pride and Prejudice
Syracuse Stage
Jason O'Connell, director

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

In the age of The Crown and Victoria, we go back to the Anglophile source with Kate Hamill's playful adaptation of Jane Austen's classic romance, Pride and Prejudice. The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth's intelligence and independence? Especially when the irritating, aloof, self-involved ... tall, vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aristocratic Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn? What? Why are you looking at us like that? Literature's greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life than it does in this effervescent new adaptation. Hey, Jane Austen could show these upstart hipsters a thing or two.

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8:00 PM, April 3



The Wild Party
Syracuse University Drama Department
Katherine McGerr and Andrea Leigh-Smith, director

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

You're invited to a party — a wild Hollywood party set in the Roaring 20s. Queenie and Burrs are your hosts. An intoxicating array of beverages will be served, music and dancing will raise the roof, and trouble will most certainly make an appearance. What's a party without at least a little trouble? Based on Joseph Moncure March's 1928 narrative poem, The Wild Party is a steamy prohibition tale driven by one of the most exciting, pulse-racing scores ever written. When you need to cut loose, how far is too far?

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Thursday, April 4, 2019


Art
 

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



Backyard Serengeti: Paintings by Ellen Haffar
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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


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



People & Their Hats
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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


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



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

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

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


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, April 4



What Is, Can Be
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Gary Trento: still-life series of oil paintings
David Webster: ceramic forms
Judy and Heather McCumber: jewelers


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



2019 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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

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


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



Robert Benjamin: River Walking
Light Work Gallery

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

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

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


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



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

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


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



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

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

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

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


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



abstract /'k?lCH?r/
Onondaga Community College

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

"abstract /'k?lCH?r/" features the art of Rachel Baxter, Pam Poquette, Kelsey Renko, and Christine Snyder, who explore the definition of culture.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, April 4



Plans Are Cancelled: MFA Thesis Exhibition
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

The annual Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition featuring work by emerging contemporary artists in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, April 4



Winslow Homer: Women and American Society During the Civil War Era
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

Distinguished Professor of Art and Music Histories Wayne Franits and students from his Senior Seminar studied wood engravings by noted American artist Winslow Homer (1836-1910) that depict women during the Civil War era. Their research and curatorial writing is featured in this exhibition.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, April 4



Sound and Color
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

Whether we are healing or celebrating, the visual arts and music speak to our personal experiences and the connection we have to each other. It is only natural that the visual artist be directly influenced by melody and rhythm.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, April 4



Scholastic Art Awards of Central New York
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1923, the Scholastic Art Awards are the nation's longest-running and most prestigious educational initiative supporting student achievement in the arts. Every year, students across the country in grades 7-12 are invited to enter original works of art in regional competitions. This year, over 2,500 students representing over 100 Central New York schools submitted 5,673 works of art, which was then judged by professional artists, educators, and photographers. The judges award first place (Gold Key), second place (Silver Key), honorable mentions, and special award honorees. Gold Key winners move on to compete at the national level, while a small selection of the Silver Key winners are displayed at the Everson.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, April 4



Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Pioneering video artist Frank Gillette uses multi-channel video installations, image feedback, time delay, and closed-circuit systems to focus on humans' experience of natural phenomena.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, April 4



Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Influenced by the history of art and biology, Suzanne Anker uses a range of media to encourage critical thinking about how humans have altered nature and will be required to alter nature in the future.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, April 4



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, April 4



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, April 4



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

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

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

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, April 4



Plans Are Cancelled: MFA 2019
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Featuring the work of six MFA candidates from Syracuse University's VPA School of Art and Department of Transmedia: Taylor Clock, Candice Corgan, Rene Gortat, Megan King, Jeremy Tarr, and Jessie Wang


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Lecture
 

6:30 PM, April 4



Annual Ceramics Lecture: Christina West
Everson Museum of Art

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

Presented in conjunction with Syracuse University Department of Art and the CAC Foundation. Christina A. West is an Atlanta-based sculptor who creates installations that use the sculptural human figure and the alteration of space to create psychologically charged environments.


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Music
 

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, April 4



She Played it Like That: Jazz Listening Party with Belfer Archives
Syracuse University College of Arts and Sciences
Featuring Linda May Han Oh and Larry Blumenfeld

Bird Library, Peter Graham Scholarly Commons
Syracuse University, Syracuse

The music of female composers, arrangers, performers and bandleaders has always shaped jazz and its context. Yet it can now be heard and considered anew, in light of a changed consciousness surrounding gender and identity as they relate to culture. This listening party, jointly-hosted and co-curated by Larry and Linda, with assistance from Belfer Archives, celebrates and investigates that legacy.

Born in Malaysia and raised in Perth, Western Australia, Linda May Han Oh is an active bassist and composer who has performed with the likes of Dave Douglas, Joe Lovano, Geri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington and Pat Metheny. She teaches in the jazz program of The New School, and is a founding member of We Have Voice, a collective whose mission and activity "is centered around developing an understanding of, and working toward equity and the creation of, safe(r) spaces in the performing arts." Among her many awards is a 2019 Chamber Music America New Jazz Works Commission. Her fifth album as a bandleader, "Aventurine," will be released on Biophilia Records in May.

Larry Blumenfeld is a culture reporter, music critic and lecturer, who writes regularly for The Wall Street Journal, and has contributed to many newspapers, magazines, scholarly essay collections and websites. His work focuses on jazz and Afro-Latin music, and on the intersections between culture, politics and activism. He curates Spoleto Festival USA's jazz series; the Deer Isle Jazz Festival in Stonington, Maine; and the National Jazz Museum in Harlem's series, 'Jazz and Social Justice.'


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Poetry/Reading
 

5:30 PM, April 4



David Lloyd Reads from His New Collection of Stories
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Reilly Room, Reilly Hall
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

David Lloyd, professor of English and director of Le Moyne's Creative Writing Program, will read from his new short story collection, The Moving of the Water, with a reception to follow.


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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, April 4



Cruel April Poetry Series: Rachel Eliza Griffiths and Brooks Haxton
Point of Contact Gallery

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

In honor of National Poetry Month, Point of Contact will host its annual poetry series. All Cruel April poets are featured in the latest installment of Corresponding Voices, Vol. 12.

Readings are followed by a reception and informal dialogue with poets. Light refreshments will be served.

Free parking will be available the night of the event in the Syracuse University lot on the corner of West Street and West Fayette Street.


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Theater
 

6:45 PM, April 4



A Wee Bit o' Murder
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

Interactive mystery dinner theater.

Holy St. Patrick on a stick! Someone has stolen the pot of gold and now you and all the other leprechauns of Clover Union Local Number 7 have your little tails in a spin. The president of your local, Jimmy Jack Daniels O'Toole, is demanding that you get your wee bottoms over to the pub as fast as your little feet can go. If the International Fellowship of Little Knickers finds out about this, you'll all be turned into garden gnomes!


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7:00 PM, April 4



Once on This Island
Liverpool High School

Price: $10 reserved seating
Liverpool High School Auditorium
4338 Wetzel Rd., Liverpool

For tickets, call 315-622-7986 or order online at www.liverpool.k12.ny.us.


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7:00 PM, April 4



Law & Order: C-rhyme and Pun-ishment
Roxboro Road Middle School

Price: $ regular, $ students/seniors
Roxboro Road Middle School
Bernard St., Mattydale


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7:30 PM, April 4



Pride and Prejudice
Syracuse Stage
Jason O'Connell, director

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

In the age of The Crown and Victoria, we go back to the Anglophile source with Kate Hamill's playful adaptation of Jane Austen's classic romance, Pride and Prejudice. The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth's intelligence and independence? Especially when the irritating, aloof, self-involved ... tall, vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aristocratic Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn? What? Why are you looking at us like that? Literature's greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life than it does in this effervescent new adaptation. Hey, Jane Austen could show these upstart hipsters a thing or two.

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8:00 PM, April 4



The Visit
LeMoyne College
Boot and Buskin

Price: $15 regular, $10 seniors, $5 students
Coyne Center for the Performing Arts
LeMoyne College, Syracuse

A Boot and Buskin Laboratory Production. The wealthiest woman in the world returns to her impoverished home town with a simple and sinister proposition in this hilarious and horrifying fairy tale satire.

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8:00 PM, April 4



The Wild Party
Syracuse University Drama Department
Katherine McGerr and Andrea Leigh-Smith, director

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

You're invited to a party — a wild Hollywood party set in the Roaring 20s. Queenie and Burrs are your hosts. An intoxicating array of beverages will be served, music and dancing will raise the roof, and trouble will most certainly make an appearance. What's a party without at least a little trouble? Based on Joseph Moncure March's 1928 narrative poem, The Wild Party is a steamy prohibition tale driven by one of the most exciting, pulse-racing scores ever written. When you need to cut loose, how far is too far?

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