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Events for Saturday, May 12, 2012

12:00 AM-11:59 PM The Connective Corridor Windows Project: Chaz Griffin: The History of Silence The Warehouse Gallery
9:00 AM-6:00 PM OCC Student Architecture and Interior Design Exhibit Onondaga Community College
10:00 AM-10:00 PM 42th Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit Celebration of the Arts
10:00 AM-2:00 PM Structure and Space Edgewood Gallery
10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Academic Art...Teachers that Do Series Eureka Crafts
10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From New York to Corrymore: Robert Henri and Ireland Everson Museum of Art
10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Reliquaries: New Work by Drew Goerlitz Everson Museum of Art
10:00 AM-5:00 PM Garden Art in Glass & Clay Gallery 54
10:00 AM-6:00 PM For the Child in All of Us Imagine
10:00 AM-4:00 PM Exploring the Digital Landscape: Works by Carl Hoffner
10:00 AM-3:00 PM Mission Modern: The Paintings of Darryl Hughto Dalton's American Decorative Arts
10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ekphrasis: A Marriage of Literary and Visual Arts Szozda Gallery
11:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor 40th Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition Community Folk Art Center
11:00 AM-8:00 PM Flower Power Gandee Gallery
11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor MFA 2012 SU Art Galleries
12:00 PM-4:00 PM RESOURCED/response: The Art of the Justseeds Artists Cooperative and SU Fiber Arts ArtRage Gallery
12:00 PM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Hidden in Plain Site: Urban Sculpture and the Work of the Syracuse Public Artist in Residence
12:00 PM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Noriko Ambe: Inner Water The Warehouse Gallery (Read a review!)
12:00 PM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor BFA Thesis Exhibit XL Projects
2:00 PM The Connective Corridor As You Like It Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)
3:00 PM-6:00 PM Opening: Tree: Totems of Life May Memorial Unitarian Society
3:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Brothers Size Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)
7:00 PM-9:00 PM Opening: Living Collections Echo
7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Footloose Syracuse Children's Theatre
7:30 PM Bach and the Big Screen Celebration of the Arts, featuring Steven Seigart
7:30 PM You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)
7:30 PM-9:30 PM John Cadley & Cathy Wenthen Steeple Coffeehouse
7:30 PM A UAD Tribute Show for Mother's Day
8:00 PM The Glass Menagerie Appleseed Productions (Read a review!)
8:00 PM Festival Film Series: Long Distance and Unakuluk ArtRage Gallery
8:00 PM Church Basement Ladies Encore Presentations (Read a review!)
8:00 PM-10:00 PM Loren Barrigar and Joe Whiting
8:00 PM The Connective Corridor RDP Student Outreach: The Wrestling Season Rarely Done Productions
8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Vigil Redhouse (Read a review!)
8:00 PM Veni Creator Spiritus Schola Cantorum of Syracuse
8:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Brothers Size Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)
8:00 PM Westcott Jug Suckers Westcott Community Center
8:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor William Wegman: Flo Flow (2011) Urban Video Project

Events for Sunday, May 13, 2012

9:00 AM-6:00 PM OCC Student Architecture and Interior Design Exhibit Onondaga Community College
10:00 AM-5:00 PM 42th Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit Celebration of the Arts
10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Pastoral: Landscape Photos by Alexander Gronsky Light Work Gallery
10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Wounding the Black Male Light Work Gallery
10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ekphrasis: A Marriage of Literary and Visual Arts Szozda Gallery
11:00 AM-5:00 PM Garden Art in Glass & Clay Gallery 54
11:00 AM-4:00 PM Flower Power Gandee Gallery
11:00 AM-6:00 PM For the Child in All of Us Imagine
11:00 AM-4:00 PM Art in Bloom
11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor MFA 2012 SU Art Galleries
12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Academic Art...Teachers that Do Series Eureka Crafts
12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From New York to Corrymore: Robert Henri and Ireland Everson Museum of Art
12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Reliquaries: New Work by Drew Goerlitz Everson Museum of Art
12:00 PM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor BFA Thesis Exhibit XL Projects
2:00 PM The Glass Menagerie Appleseed Productions (Read a review!)
2:00 PM You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)
8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Gordon Lightfoot
8:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor William Wegman: Flo Flow (2011) Urban Video Project

Events for Monday, May 14, 2012

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Exploring the Digital Landscape: Works by Carl Hoffner
9:00 AM-7:00 PM OCC Student Architecture and Interior Design Exhibit Onondaga Community College
9:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Ballerina Project Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery
9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Power and The Piety: The World of Medieval and Renaissance Europe Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center
10:00 AM-6:00 PM For the Child in All of Us Imagine
10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Wounding the Black Male Light Work Gallery
10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Pastoral: Landscape Photos by Alexander Gronsky Light Work Gallery
10:00 AM-5:00 PM Mission Modern: The Paintings of Darryl Hughto Dalton's American Decorative Arts
11:00 AM-5:00 PM Garden Art in Glass & Clay Gallery 54
7:30 PM Love Me Tonight (1932) Syracuse Cinephile Society

Events for Tuesday, May 15, 2012

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Exploring the Digital Landscape: Works by Carl Hoffner
9:00 AM-7:00 PM OCC Student Architecture and Interior Design Exhibit Onondaga Community College
9:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Ballerina Project Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery
9:00 AM-7:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Power and The Piety: The World of Medieval and Renaissance Europe Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center
9:30 AM-6:00 PM Structure and Space Edgewood Gallery
10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor 40th Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition Community Folk Art Center
10:00 AM-6:00 PM For the Child in All of Us Imagine
10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Pastoral: Landscape Photos by Alexander Gronsky Light Work Gallery
10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Wounding the Black Male Light Work Gallery
10:00 AM-5:00 PM Mission Modern: The Paintings of Darryl Hughto Dalton's American Decorative Arts
11:00 AM-5:00 PM Garden Art in Glass & Clay Gallery 54
1:00 PM-6:00 PM Living Collections Echo
7:00 PM Six Indigenous Short Films from the Sundance Festival ArtRage Gallery
7:00 PM To Die In Jerusalem Temple Society of Concord
7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Young Frankenstein Famous Artists Broadway Series (Read a review!)
7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Jim Gaffigan's America Tour
7:30 PM The Connective Corridor MassChaos Tour: Godsmack, Staind, and special guest Halestorm
8:00 PM Rusted Root, with Driftwood Westcott Theater

Events for Wednesday, May 16, 2012

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Exploring the Digital Landscape: Works by Carl Hoffner
9:00 AM-7:00 PM OCC Student Architecture and Interior Design Exhibit Onondaga Community College
9:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Ballerina Project Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery
9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Power and The Piety: The World of Medieval and Renaissance Europe Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center
9:30 AM-6:00 PM Structure and Space Edgewood Gallery
10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor 40th Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition Community Folk Art Center
10:00 AM-6:00 PM For the Child in All of Us Imagine
10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Wounding the Black Male Light Work Gallery
10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Pastoral: Landscape Photos by Alexander Gronsky Light Work Gallery
10:00 AM-5:00 PM Mission Modern: The Paintings of Darryl Hughto Dalton's American Decorative Arts
10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Take No Prisoners: Political Cartoons Over Time and Place Onondaga Historical Association
10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Timeless Imagery: Associated Artists of CNY's 85th Anniversary Exhibition Onondaga Historical Association
10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ekphrasis: A Marriage of Literary and Visual Arts Szozda Gallery
11:00 AM-5:00 PM Garden Art in Glass & Clay Gallery 54
12:30 PM The Connective Corridor Lori Larson, soprano; Sar-Shalom Strong, piano Civic Morning Musicals
1:00 PM-6:00 PM Living Collections Echo
2:00 PM-7:00 PM RESOURCED/response: The Art of the Justseeds Artists Cooperative and SU Fiber Arts ArtRage Gallery
7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Young Frankenstein Famous Artists Broadway Series (Read a review!)

Events for Thursday, May 17, 2012

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9:00 AM-4:00 PM Exploring the Digital Landscape: Works by Carl Hoffner
9:00 AM-7:00 PM OCC Student Architecture and Interior Design Exhibit Onondaga Community College
9:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Ballerina Project Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery
9:00 AM-7:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Power and The Piety: The World of Medieval and Renaissance Europe Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center
9:30 AM-6:00 PM Structure and Space Edgewood Gallery
10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor 40th Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition Community Folk Art Center
10:00 AM-6:00 PM For the Child in All of Us Imagine
10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Pastoral: Landscape Photos by Alexander Gronsky Light Work Gallery
10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Wounding the Black Male Light Work Gallery
10:00 AM-5:00 PM Mission Modern: The Paintings of Darryl Hughto Dalton's American Decorative Arts
10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Timeless Imagery: Associated Artists of CNY's 85th Anniversary Exhibition Onondaga Historical Association
10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Take No Prisoners: Political Cartoons Over Time and Place Onondaga Historical Association
10:00 AM-10:00 PM The Connective Corridor Opening Melding Time and Process: Works by Richard Harvey Redhouse
10:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ekphrasis: A Marriage of Literary and Visual Arts Szozda Gallery
11:00 AM-5:00 PM Garden Art in Glass & Clay Gallery 54
11:00 AM-6:00 PM Flower Power Gandee Gallery
1:00 PM-6:00 PM Living Collections Echo
2:00 PM-7:00 PM RESOURCED/response: The Art of the Justseeds Artists Cooperative and SU Fiber Arts ArtRage Gallery
5:00 PM-8:00 PM Tuscan Light: Painting and Sculpture by Nives Marzocchi Petit Branch Library
5:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Group Exhibition and Sale Syracuse Ceramic Guild
6:30 PM Stories from El Salvador La Casita Cultural Center
6:45 PM A Tomb With a View Acme Mystery Company
7:00 PM Crude: The Real Price of Oil ArtRage Gallery
7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Young Frankenstein Famous Artists Broadway Series (Read a review!)
8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Joe Bonamassa
8:00 PM The Connective Corridor RDP Student Outreach: The Wrestling Season Rarely Done Productions
8:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor William Wegman: Flo Flow (2011) Urban Video Project

Events for Friday, May 18, 2012

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Exploring the Digital Landscape: Works by Carl Hoffner
9:00 AM-7:00 PM OCC Student Architecture and Interior Design Exhibit Onondaga Community College
9:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Ballerina Project Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery
9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor The Power and The Piety: The World of Medieval and Renaissance Europe Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center
9:30 AM-6:00 PM Structure and Space Edgewood Gallery
10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor 40th Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition Community Folk Art Center
10:00 AM-7:00 PM For the Child in All of Us Imagine
10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Wounding the Black Male Light Work Gallery
10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Pastoral: Landscape Photos by Alexander Gronsky Light Work Gallery
10:00 AM-5:00 PM Mission Modern: The Paintings of Darryl Hughto Dalton's American Decorative Arts
10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Take No Prisoners: Political Cartoons Over Time and Place Onondaga Historical Association
10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Timeless Imagery: Associated Artists of CNY's 85th Anniversary Exhibition Onondaga Historical Association
10:00 AM-10:00 PM The Connective Corridor Melding Time and Process: Works by Richard Harvey Redhouse
10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ekphrasis: A Marriage of Literary and Visual Arts Szozda Gallery
11:00 AM-5:00 PM Garden Art in Glass & Clay Gallery 54
11:00 AM-6:00 PM Flower Power Gandee Gallery
1:00 PM-6:00 PM Living Collections Echo
2:00 PM-7:00 PM RESOURCED/response: The Art of the Justseeds Artists Cooperative and SU Fiber Arts ArtRage Gallery
5:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Group Exhibition and Sale Syracuse Ceramic Guild
7:30 PM You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)
7:30 PM The Connective Corridor In Concert 2012 Syracuse Contemporary Dance Company
8:00 PM The Glass Menagerie Appleseed Productions (Read a review!)
8:00 PM Church Basement Ladies Encore Presentations (Read a review!)
8:00 PM Ebony Hillbillies Folkus Project
8:00 PM The Connective Corridor RDP Student Outreach: The Wrestling Season Rarely Done Productions
8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Redhouse Live Comedy Improv Redhouse
8:00 PM Sim Redmond Band, with Black Castle, Kambuyu Marimba Ensemble Westcott Theater
8:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor William Wegman: Flo Flow (2011) Urban Video Project

Events for Saturday, May 19, 2012

9:00 AM-6:00 PM OCC Student Architecture and Interior Design Exhibit Onondaga Community College
10:00 AM-2:00 PM Structure and Space Edgewood Gallery
10:00 AM-5:00 PM Garden Art in Glass & Clay Gallery 54
10:00 AM-6:00 PM For the Child in All of Us Imagine
10:00 AM-4:00 PM Exploring the Digital Landscape: Works by Carl Hoffner
10:00 AM-3:00 PM Mission Modern: The Paintings of Darryl Hughto Dalton's American Decorative Arts
10:00 AM-10:00 PM The Connective Corridor Melding Time and Process: Works by Richard Harvey Redhouse
10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Group Exhibition and Sale Syracuse Ceramic Guild
10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ekphrasis: A Marriage of Literary and Visual Arts Szozda Gallery
11:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor 40th Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition Community Folk Art Center
11:00 AM-4:00 PM Living Collections Echo
11:00 AM-6:00 PM Flower Power Gandee Gallery
11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Timeless Imagery: Associated Artists of CNY's 85th Anniversary Exhibition Onondaga Historical Association
11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Take No Prisoners: Political Cartoons Over Time and Place Onondaga Historical Association
12:00 PM-4:00 PM RESOURCED/response: The Art of the Justseeds Artists Cooperative and SU Fiber Arts ArtRage Gallery
2:00 PM Ebony Hillbillies Folkus Project
7:00 PM Spring Fling Pops Concert Syracuse University Brass Ensemble
7:30 PM You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)
7:30 PM The Connective Corridor In Concert 2012 Syracuse Contemporary Dance Company
8:00 PM The Glass Menagerie Appleseed Productions (Read a review!)
8:00 PM Church Basement Ladies Encore Presentations (Read a review!)
8:00 PM The Connective Corridor RDP Student Outreach: The Wrestling Season Rarely Done Productions
8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Redhouse Regulars: Hanna Richardson, Phil Flanigan, Brian Earle Redhouse
8:00 PM "Bad Habits" Show Salt City Improv Theater
8:00 PM The Polyphonic Spree Westcott Theater
8:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor William Wegman: Flo Flow (2011) Urban Video Project

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Saturday, May 12, 2012


Art
 

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM, May 12



Windows Project: Chaz Griffin: The History of Silence
The Warehouse Gallery

The Warehouse Gallery
350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

Chaz Griffin studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York and currently resides in Syracuse. For the Window Projects space he will produce a partially-autobiographical collage addressing the issue of youth living in 21st-century urban environments.


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9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 12



OCC Student Architecture and Interior Design Exhibit
Onondaga Community College

Price: Free
Whitney Applied Technology Center
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse

A showcase of outstanding architecture and interior design projects by Onondaga Community College students.


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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM, May 12



42th Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit
Celebration of the Arts

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


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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, May 12



Structure and Space
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Chris Baker: gouache landscape and cityscape paintings
David Webster: ceramics
Jen Palmer: metal and stone jewelry
Richard Henry: oil and watercolor rural landscape paintings


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 12



Academic Art...Teachers that Do Series
Eureka Crafts

Eureka Crafts
210 Walton St., Syracuse

Featuring the art work of Liverpool art teachers.
Deb Dahlin: Pastels and hand dyed scarves
Stacey Pope: Landscapes of the Adirondacks and the Finger Lakes in soft pastel and glicee prints


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 12



From New York to Corrymore: Robert Henri and Ireland
Everson Museum of Art

Price: $10 adults, $8 students/seniors, $30 family pack (2 adults, 4 children))
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"From New York to Corrymore: Robert Henri and Ireland" is the first exhibition to examine the American artist's work focused on the Irish landscape and people, particularly children, created between the time of his first trip to Ireland in 1913 and his last trip there in 1928. Long celebrated as an iconic American artist due to his important early work as a teacher and as the leader of The Eight, Henri's paintings have received less attention on their own. Most projects explored his career as it related to his role as a member of The Eight or in a broadly retrospective manner. Few projects focused on his landscapes, drawings, or foreign portraits.

Henri's Irish portraits constitute his largest focused body of work, and often depict the same sitters year after year. These paintings offer a unique and fascinating window onto the genre about which Henri felt most strongly--portraiture--and also chart his experiments with paint handling and color theories over time. He wrote that the time spent in Ireland was extremely valuable to him (it was the only other place besides New York where he purchased a residence), for only there was he able to focus on his painting without the distractions of life in New York. It is not surprising, then, that the periods Henri spent in Ireland were among his most prolific, and the paintings produced there among his most accomplished. Just before his death, Henri composed a list of his most important paintings; many of the works on this list were his Irish subjects. Forty-one paintings of Irish people and landscapes will be on view in the upcoming exhibition.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 12



Reliquaries: New Work by Drew Goerlitz
Everson Museum of Art

Price: $5 suggested donation
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Well-known for his graceful yet imposing steel sculpture, Drew Goerlitz, Associate Professor of Sculpture at the State University of New York Plattsburg, presents a new body of work at the Everson Museum of Art. Reliquaries continues the reoccurring theme of containment, concealment and privacy best described by Goerlitz himself: "My interpretation of reliquary is not to hold a sacred object or relic, but to engage the viewer with the form and tension of the unknown interior. The adornment of these objects relates to architectural details and the idea of facade. Facade is what we are presented with upon first appearance, whether speaking of people or architecture, and it isn't until we look inside that we discover the true structure."


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 12



Garden Art in Glass & Clay
Gallery 54

Gallery 54
54 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

Stained glass garden art by Liz and Rich Micho
Carved stoneware lanterns by Lauren Ritchie


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 12



For the Child in All of Us
Imagine

Imagine
38 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

A new collection of crafts made for children.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 12



Exploring the Digital Landscape: Works by Carl Hoffner

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

Carl Hoffner's artwork surrounds the viewer in a cacophony of color. His contemporary landscapes of the Central New York region vibrate with intense color. Says Hoffner, "In my work I explore the inherent abstractions and extraordinary color within Upstate New York’s wealth of natural beauty."

While Hoffner also works in traditional lithograph, the work being exhibited here is part of his digital portfolio. Hoffner uses the computer paired with a Wacom tablet, and Corel painter software to draw and paint directly on the computer. Hoffner explains, "I have found this to be a liberating artistic experience bringing back the play in my art as well as offering a chance to re-explore my passion for painting and color." The completed digital paintings are produced in limited editions using giclee inkjet printing technology.

Hoffner received his MFA from Syracuse University and a BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art. He taught in the art department of OCC in the 1980s. His work is in collections in the United States and abroad including galleries in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Europe, United Kingdom, and Australia. Hoffner currently resides in Fayetteville, NY.


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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, May 12



Mission Modern: The Paintings of Darryl Hughto
Dalton's American Decorative Arts

Dalton's American Decorative Arts
1931 James St., Syracuse

This show seamlessly juxtaposes Darryl Hughto's contemporary land and seascape paintings with Dalton's Mission-era furnishings. Hughto's recent paintings are a continuation into the 21st century of a feeling for man in and of the land in the American painting tradition. The show reveals the ongoing nature of American art and culture from past to present.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 12



Ekphrasis: A Marriage of Literary and Visual Arts
Szozda Gallery
CNY Pen Women

Szozda Gallery
Delavan Center, 501 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

"Ekphrasis" combines literary and visual arts with special related events showcasing the esteemed works of Central New York Pen Women, local chapter of The National League of American Pen Women, Inc.

Chair for this year's Annual Pen Women's show is artist Yolanda Tooley who defines the name chosen as a "rhetorical device in which one medium of art relates to another medium." Included in the visual part of "Ekphrasis" are about 32 pieces rendered by 16 artists, and writings by eight poets whose works are framed for hanging, bringing the total wall pieces to around 40. Rachael Ikins coordinated the "Ekphrasis" readings.

Pen Women visual artists included in "Ekphrasis" are Jacqueline Adamo, Joan Applebaum, Sallie Bailey, Linda Bigness-Lanigan, Evelyn Dankovich, Jeanne Dupre, Joy Englehart, Roscha Folger, Marilyn Forth, Diana Godfrey, Wendy Harris, Mary Kester, Karen Kozicki, Mary Raineri, Joan Steir and Yolanda Tooley.

Pen Women letters/writers/poets are Sheila Byrnes, Janet Fagal, Mary Gardner, Rachael Ikins, Georgia Popoff, Nancy Keefe Rhodes, Bobbie Panek and Lorraine Arsenault.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 12



40th Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition
Community Folk Art Center

Price: Free
Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

The exhibition features artwork from local high school students, providing students from diverse and underrepresented groups the opportunity to showcase their talents.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 12



Flower Power
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

There will be an opening reception this evening 6:00-8:00 pm.

"Flower Power" presents an eclectic mix of styles and art media. This group exhibition celebrates the beauty of flowers and the vessels used to contain them. The show includes photography, wood, sculpture, fiber art, and ceramics. Participating artists include Justin Campbell, Suzanne Fluty, Jen Gandee, Bob Gates, Mary Giehl, Vicki Hartman, Dave LoParco, Colleen McCall, Kate Money, Melissa Montgomery, Brooks Oliver, Kala Stein, Dan Tracy, Jeanann Wieners, Pualani Wiley, and Errol Willett.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 12



MFA 2012
SU Art Galleries

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

MFA 2012 presents the work of 22 artists concluding their graduate careers in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University. On view will be a wide range of traditional and contemporary media, including painting, ceramics, photography, interactive and experimental sculpture, video, and conceptual installations. The artists participating in MFA 2012 are Maximilian Bauer, Lauren Boldon, J. S. Jin Choi, Rose Marie Cromwell, Zach Dunn, Michael Giannattasio, Eugenie Michelle Giasson, Holland Houdek, Tessa J. Kennedy, Kyoungju Kim, Jay Muhlin, Yiming Nie, Vasilios Papaioannu, Annie Ryerson, James Stevens, Jennifer Turner, Rachel Van Pelt, Claire Ying-Chin Wang, Jennifer Leigh Wright, Elif Yoney, Jave Yoshimoto, Xiaowen Zhu.

Weekend and evening visitors can park in the Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the Galleries and you will be directed where to park. Parking is on a space-available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available, the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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



RESOURCED/response: The Art of the Justseeds Artists Cooperative and SU Fiber Arts
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

This exhibition is a look into the environmental devastation that plagues the earth and its beings. It is also a look into the environmental justice movement that works to correct and heal the destruction. RESOURCED is a portfolio of hand-produced prints organized and created by the Justseeds Artists' Cooperative in 2010, focusing on resource extraction and climate issues, which will be used to help ask important questions about our environment. At the beginning of the spring semester 2012, students from the introduction to fibers course at Syracuse University viewed images from RESOURCED.

Students selected the poster that held most significance to them, either for the visual content of the work or the environmental issue it addressed. Then each student created a hand-dyed textile in response to the original work, using a variety of dye techniques, relief printing techniques and methods of stitching. These were both applied traditionally and adapted to suit the students' intentions and individual visual language.


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12:00 PM - 6:00 PM, May 12



Hidden in Plain Site: Urban Sculpture and the Work of the Syracuse Public Artist in Residence

Price: Free
SPAR Space
State Tower Building, 109 S. Warren St., Syracuse

Syracuse's public sculpture, and the current work of Brendan Rose, the city's public artist in residence, is the subject of a new photographic survey. The exhibit was researched, organized, designed and installed by first-year graduate museum studies students in Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts.


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12:00 PM - 6:00 PM, May 12



Noriko Ambe: Inner Water
The Warehouse Gallery

Price: Free
The Warehouse Gallery
350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

In her first US museum solo show, New York City-based Japanese artist Noriko Ambe will create a new site-specific installation in the main gallery reflecting the tragic 2011 events in Japan through the use of video projections and her signature large-scale paper cutouts that evoke waves.

Nature plays an important role in Ambe's work, and it points to larger issues, such as the natural forces determining our global landscape, and the relationship between nature and humans throughout time. A recipient of prestigious awards such as the AICA Award and Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Ambe's work has been exhibited internationally, including at the Museum of Arts and Design and the Japan Society in New York and the Kyoto University of Art and Design in Kyoto, Japan. Her work is also in the collection of the Whitney Museum of Art.

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12:00 PM - 6:00 PM, May 12



BFA Thesis Exhibit
XL Projects

Price: Free
XL Projects
307-313 S. Clinton St., Syracuse

An exhibition of thesis work by bachelor of fine arts degree candidates from SU's Department of Art, featuring work from graduating seniors in art education, ceramics, fiber arts, illustration, jewelry and metalsmithing, painting, printmaking and sculpture.

For more information, contact Andrew Havenhand at ahavenhand@yahoo.com. XL Projects may be contacted at 315-442-2542 during gallery hours.


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3:00 PM - 6:00 PM, May 12



Opening: Tree: Totems of Life
May Memorial Unitarian Society

Price: Free
May Memorial Unitarian Society
3800 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

Opening reception for "Trees: Totems of Life," paintings by Maria Janina Rizzo.

Painting is Maria Rizzo's personal journey to find beauty and balance among texture, color and form. It is also a political journey in which the artist uses her art to create an awareness of endangered trees, the beauty and frailty of nature and, consequently, the necessity of recycling. In Maria Rizzo's paintings, the tree becomes an iconic figure, a "totem of life," ready to emotionally connect with the viewer. To create this expressive imagery, the artist uses her own memories of nature in Italy as her main source of inspiration.


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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 12



Opening: Living Collections
Echo

745 N. Salina St. (formerly Craft Chemistry)
Syracuse

There will be an opening reception this evening 7:00-9:00 pm with visiting artist Elody Gyekis.

A series of paintings portraying children's collections in unusual environments by Pennsylvania artist, Elody Gyekis.


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8:30 PM - 11:00 PM, May 12



William Wegman: Flo Flow (2011)
Urban Video Project

Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The video "Flo Flow" is William Wegman's latest in a long line of human-canid collaborations. It was while he was in Long Beach in the 1970s that Wegman got his dog, Man Ray, with whom he began a fruitful collaboration of many years. Man Ray, known in the art world and beyond for his endearing deadpan presence, became a central figure in Wegman's photographs and videotapes. Ever since, Weimaraner-actors have peopled Wegman's uncanny imaginative universe, a reflection on both the human-ness of "animals" and the strangeness of humans.

William Wegman lives in New York and Maine where he continues to make videos, to take photographs and to make drawings and paintings.


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Film
 

8:00 PM, May 12



Festival Film Series: Long Distance and Unakuluk
ArtRage Gallery
Film in Syracuse (Syracuse International Film Festival)

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

Long Distance, by Amikam Goldberg (documentary, Israel, 55 min.)
Every weekend the pay phones in Tel Aviv come alive as migrant workers call home. The film presents its subject in a highly innovative style and structure.

Unakuluk (documentary, Inuktitut, 47 min.)
Rooted in tradition, adoption is a reality that all Inuit families have experienced. In Inuit culture, adopting a child from a relative, friend or acquaintance is a common practice. Marie-Hélène Cousineau, the adoptive mother of Alexandre Apak, lived in Igloolik, a small island southwest of Baffin Island in the Arctic, for many years.


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Music
 

7:30 PM, May 12



Bach and the Big Screen
Celebration of the Arts
Featuring Steven Seigart

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


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7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, May 12



John Cadley & Cathy Wenthen
Steeple Coffeehouse

Price: $10 includes dessert and beverage
United Church of Fayetteville
310 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville


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7:30 PM, May 12



A UAD Tribute Show for Mother's Day

Price: $20 in advance, $25 at the door
Palace Theater
2384 James St., Syracuse

Joining founders Larry Mathis and Isaac Wynn will be Brownskin and 12 of the most talented male vocalist in the Syracuse area. Also featuring saxophonist Evan Knight and guitarist Jeff Houston

A portion of the proceeds will go to Dunbar Center-Showcase Sunday.


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8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, May 12



Loren Barrigar and Joe Whiting

Price: $15 each or 2 for $25 (guitar league members $12)
Eve Galleria
6456 Collamer Rd., East Syracuse


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8:00 PM, May 12



Veni Creator Spiritus
Schola Cantorum of Syracuse
Barry Torres, conductor

Price: $15 regular, $10 students/seniors
Pebble Hill Presbyterian Church
5299 Jamesville Rd., Dewitt

Veni Creator Spiritus: Sublime and ecstatic music for the season of Ascension and Pentacost from the 14th to 18th centuries. Schutz's grand 16-part (voices and instruments) Veni Sancte Spiritus, Dunstable's ethereal Veni Creator/Veni Sancte, the "Sanctus" from Taverner's Missa Gloria Tibi Trinitas, and a sampling of the host of instrumental In Nomine's based on it, with music by Isaac, Byrd, Bach and others.


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8:00 PM, May 12



Westcott Jug Suckers
Westcott Community Center

Price: $12 regular, $10 WCC members
Westcott Community Center
Corner of Euclid Ave. and Westcott St., Syracuse

The Westcott Jug Suckers, the area's legendary misfit choir, are getting together for a reunion concert at the Westcott Center. Known for their raucous shows, the versatile Jug Suckers bounce among Delta blues, ragtime, old jug band music, jump blues, R&B, and jazz, interspersed with wisecracks, mischief, and participatory call and response singing with their audience.

The Westcott Jug Suckers originally formed in 1988 and were a regular fixture at Westcott area venues, providing an acoustic alternative to the Chicago blues style bands prevalent at the time. They achieved notoriety by being the first band to play the Dinosaur BBQ. Through the years, the band evolved and changed personnel, but the core has always been Colin Aberdeen on guitar, Curtis Waterman on harmonica and vocals, Rodney Zajac on baritone sax, and Bill Kerner, aka Washboard Willie, on washboard, of course. Since some of the members no longer live locally, the Jug Suckers rarely play together anymore. With a chance to turn their trademark energy loose again, they'll make this special show a rockin' party for sure.


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, May 12



As You Like It
Syracuse University Drama Department
Ralph Zito, director

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

At the heart of this joyful play is perhaps Shakespeare's greatest comic heroine, Rosalind. As a woman disguised as a man, she exists not fully as either but in between, where she can relish the privilege of speaking with a man's authority informed by a woman's heart, a combination she needs in guiding the varied denizens of the Forest of Arden in the hey-nonny-no of love. As the great sage writes: "To be in love, and yet to see and feel the absurdity of it, one needs to go school with Rosalind." And school is rarely, if ever, this much fun. Sweet lovers love the spring!

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3:00 PM, May 12



The Brothers Size
Syracuse Stage
Timothy Bond, director

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

Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney is an exciting new voice in American Theatre and his award-winning The Brothers Size proves why. In the Louisiana bayou, big brother Ogun Size is hardworking and steady. Younger brother Oshoosi is just out of prison and aimless. Elegba, Oshoosi's old prison mate, is a mysterious complication. A simple circle defines a world that begins in ritual and evolves into a tough and tender drama of what it means to brother and be brothered. Flights of poetry, music, dance and West African mythology combine in a contemporary tale that explores the tenuousness of freedom and the need to belong somewhere, to something, to someone.

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7:00 PM, May 12



Footloose
Syracuse Children's Theatre

Price: $18.50 adult, $16.50 children
Carrier Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse


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7:30 PM, May 12



You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Central New York Playhouse
Colin Keating, director

Price: $25 regular, $20 students/seniors, $10 children under 10
Empire Theater
New York State Fairgrounds, Geddes

You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (revised) is an updated version of the beloved musical that tells the story of an average day in the life of the famous comic strip child hero, Charlie Brown. This version contains an updated score with more songs, some dialog changes and the replacement of Patty with Sally, Charlie Brown's little sister. The audience is introduced to the whole Peanuts gang as they dance their way through the day. This production is fun for the whole family. The show stars Devon Simmons, Justin Polly, Krystal Scott, Briana Duger, Alex Cupelo, and Ceara Windhausen. Choreographed by Stephfond Brunson......

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8:00 PM, May 12



The Glass Menagerie
Appleseed Productions
Linda Lance, director

Price: $18 regular; $15 students/seniors
Atonement Lutheran Church
116 W. Glen Ave., Syracuse

A faded southern belle, with dreams of lost glory; a harried son with dreams of escape; a beautiful dreamer, whose collection of glass figurines is almost as fragile as she -- and a gentleman caller who could change everything for them all. These are the players in Tennessee Williams' classic drama about hope, loss and memories.

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8:00 PM, May 12



Church Basement Ladies
Encore Presentations
Patti Laird, director

Price: $15 regular, $10 students/seniors
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
5402 W. Genesee St., Camillus

A new musical comedy inspired by the books of Janet Letnes Martin and Suzann Nelson. Written by Jim Stowell and Jessica Zuehike. Music and lyrics by Drew Jansen.

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8:00 PM, May 12



RDP Student Outreach: The Wrestling Season
Rarely Done Productions
Scott Austin, director

Price: $20 adult, $10 student
Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

Presented with The Q Center at ACR, The Wrestling Season tackles subject matter seldom addressed but vital to youth and their families: the search for identity and the peer pressure that accompanies it. Using only the setting of a wrestling mat, eight young people struggle with the destructive power of rumors and how others see them.

This is Matt's year to excel on his high-school wrestling team, but innuendo about his friendship with Luke causes Matt to question himself and his priorities. Kori wants to be accepted for who she is, not the way she looks. Melanie copes with a reputation she cannot grow beyond. Jolt and Heather ultimately regret having too much too soon. And Nicole has so little self-esteem that she agrees with everyone.

The action is overseen by The Referee, who comments on the action from inside and outside the drama with hand signals and commands. Using images, movement and sound, cast members function as a chorus and as individual characters whose stories are interwoven to create a theatrical event that challenges and reveals their search for identity.


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8:00 PM, May 12



Vigil
Redhouse
Bill Morris, director

Price: $25 regular, $15 members
Redhouse
219 S. West St., Syracuse

This hysterical and deliciously dark comedy by Canadian playwright Morris Panych explores what happens when an embittered, self-involved bachelor arrives to care for the dying aunt he hasn't seen since childhood. Vigil offers an uncanny balance of humor, ruminations on family, identity, and the human condition. Starring John Bixler and Caroline Fitzgerald.

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8:00 PM, May 12



The Brothers Size
Syracuse Stage
Timothy Bond, director

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

Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney is an exciting new voice in American Theatre and his award-winning The Brothers Size proves why. In the Louisiana bayou, big brother Ogun Size is hardworking and steady. Younger brother Oshoosi is just out of prison and aimless. Elegba, Oshoosi's old prison mate, is a mysterious complication. A simple circle defines a world that begins in ritual and evolves into a tough and tender drama of what it means to brother and be brothered. Flights of poetry, music, dance and West African mythology combine in a contemporary tale that explores the tenuousness of freedom and the need to belong somewhere, to something, to someone.

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Sunday, May 13, 2012


Art
 

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 13



OCC Student Architecture and Interior Design Exhibit
Onondaga Community College

Price: Free
Whitney Applied Technology Center
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse

A showcase of outstanding architecture and interior design projects by Onondaga Community College students.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 13



42th Celebration of the Arts Art Exhibit
Celebration of the Arts

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


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 13



Pastoral: Landscape Photos by Alexander Gronsky
Light Work Gallery

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

Alexander Gronsky is a self-described landscape photographer with an uncanny ability to capture scenes in nature as elegant allegories that include rolling hills, spectacular lighting, and far reaching horizons. His skilled use of perspective and composition, reminiscent of centuries-old traditions in European landscape painting, draw the viewer's eye deep into the landscape and generate a sense of awe for each place. The photographs in this exhibit were taken along the outlying areas of Moscow where the human need to find solace away from the city collides with urban sprawl, and the fragility of nature.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 13



Wounding the Black Male
Light Work Gallery

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

This exhibition was curated by English Professor Cassandra Jackson and Gallery Director Sarah Cunningham, both from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). The exhibition was on view in the TCNJ Art Gallery in 2011. The central ideas of the exhibit are rooted in Jackson's most recent book, Violence, Visual Culture, and the Black Male Body (Routledge, 2010). Her book deals with the ways in which the black male body has been visually exploited, and the ways in which contemporary artists have called into question the paradigmatic construction of the black body in American society. The exhibit displays 31 photographs by 19 contemporary artists of African descent, 17 from the United States, two from Britain. Their work comments on the various representations of black bodies in Western visual culture. These artists confront stereotypes about black male appearance, sexuality, violence, and family, and highlight the ways that visual culture has contributed to the marginalization and exclusion of the black community.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 13



Ekphrasis: A Marriage of Literary and Visual Arts
Szozda Gallery
CNY Pen Women

Szozda Gallery
Delavan Center, 501 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

"Ekphrasis" combines literary and visual arts with special related events showcasing the esteemed works of Central New York Pen Women, local chapter of The National League of American Pen Women, Inc.

Chair for this year's Annual Pen Women's show is artist Yolanda Tooley who defines the name chosen as a "rhetorical device in which one medium of art relates to another medium." Included in the visual part of "Ekphrasis" are about 32 pieces rendered by 16 artists, and writings by eight poets whose works are framed for hanging, bringing the total wall pieces to around 40. Rachael Ikins coordinated the "Ekphrasis" readings.

Pen Women visual artists included in "Ekphrasis" are Jacqueline Adamo, Joan Applebaum, Sallie Bailey, Linda Bigness-Lanigan, Evelyn Dankovich, Jeanne Dupre, Joy Englehart, Roscha Folger, Marilyn Forth, Diana Godfrey, Wendy Harris, Mary Kester, Karen Kozicki, Mary Raineri, Joan Steir and Yolanda Tooley.

Pen Women letters/writers/poets are Sheila Byrnes, Janet Fagal, Mary Gardner, Rachael Ikins, Georgia Popoff, Nancy Keefe Rhodes, Bobbie Panek and Lorraine Arsenault.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 13



Garden Art in Glass & Clay
Gallery 54

Gallery 54
54 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

Stained glass garden art by Liz and Rich Micho
Carved stoneware lanterns by Lauren Ritchie


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 13



Flower Power
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

"Flower Power" presents an eclectic mix of styles and art media. This group exhibition celebrates the beauty of flowers and the vessels used to contain them. The show includes photography, wood, sculpture, fiber art, and ceramics. Participating artists include Justin Campbell, Suzanne Fluty, Jen Gandee, Bob Gates, Mary Giehl, Vicki Hartman, Dave LoParco, Colleen McCall, Kate Money, Melissa Montgomery, Brooks Oliver, Kala Stein, Dan Tracy, Jeanann Wieners, Pualani Wiley, and Errol Willett.


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11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 13



For the Child in All of Us
Imagine

Imagine
38 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

A new collection of crafts made for children.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 13



Art in Bloom

Price: $10 at the door, to benefit Baltimore Woods Nature Center
Sycamore Hill Gardens
2130 Old Seneca Turnpike, Marcellus

Art will be blooming in the greenhouse on Mother's Day. Over 15 area artists will exhibit and sell their work in a wide variety of mediums, sizes and prices. Work on exhibit at the event includes the detailed wildlife paintings in watercolor by Bob Ripley, Ruth Ann Reagan's pastels evoking community and connection, unique hand-fashioned jewelry by Deb Laun, non-representational collages by Diana Godfrey, Kim McGraw's innovative collages, and lovely transparent watercolors by Peggy Manring and by Jill Newton. Participating artists are all member supporters of Baltimore Woods Nature Center and have been featured in the Weeks Gallery.

Also exhibiting are members of the Marcellus/Skaneateles Art Guild (MSAG) including Judith Brown-Roenbeck, Judy Hand, Polly Ann Henry, Mary Mahle, Elizabeth Patton, Susan Poppenger, Nancy Scanlon, Gary Sirotiak, and Jan Waters. These MSAG guild members and Baltimore Woods supporters display their talent in a range of mediums including photography, floral arrangements, and painting media including watercolor, acrylic and markers.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, May 13



MFA 2012
SU Art Galleries

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

MFA 2012 presents the work of 22 artists concluding their graduate careers in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University. On view will be a wide range of traditional and contemporary media, including painting, ceramics, photography, interactive and experimental sculpture, video, and conceptual installations. The artists participating in MFA 2012 are Maximilian Bauer, Lauren Boldon, J. S. Jin Choi, Rose Marie Cromwell, Zach Dunn, Michael Giannattasio, Eugenie Michelle Giasson, Holland Houdek, Tessa J. Kennedy, Kyoungju Kim, Jay Muhlin, Yiming Nie, Vasilios Papaioannu, Annie Ryerson, James Stevens, Jennifer Turner, Rachel Van Pelt, Claire Ying-Chin Wang, Jennifer Leigh Wright, Elif Yoney, Jave Yoshimoto, Xiaowen Zhu.

Weekend and evening visitors can park in the Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the Galleries and you will be directed where to park. Parking is on a space-available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available, the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 13



Academic Art...Teachers that Do Series
Eureka Crafts

Eureka Crafts
210 Walton St., Syracuse

Featuring the art work of Liverpool art teachers.
Deb Dahlin: Pastels and hand dyed scarves
Stacey Pope: Landscapes of the Adirondacks and the Finger Lakes in soft pastel and glicee prints


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 13



From New York to Corrymore: Robert Henri and Ireland
Everson Museum of Art

Price: $10 adults, $8 students/seniors, $30 family pack (2 adults, 4 children))
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"From New York to Corrymore: Robert Henri and Ireland" is the first exhibition to examine the American artist's work focused on the Irish landscape and people, particularly children, created between the time of his first trip to Ireland in 1913 and his last trip there in 1928. Long celebrated as an iconic American artist due to his important early work as a teacher and as the leader of The Eight, Henri's paintings have received less attention on their own. Most projects explored his career as it related to his role as a member of The Eight or in a broadly retrospective manner. Few projects focused on his landscapes, drawings, or foreign portraits.

Henri's Irish portraits constitute his largest focused body of work, and often depict the same sitters year after year. These paintings offer a unique and fascinating window onto the genre about which Henri felt most strongly--portraiture--and also chart his experiments with paint handling and color theories over time. He wrote that the time spent in Ireland was extremely valuable to him (it was the only other place besides New York where he purchased a residence), for only there was he able to focus on his painting without the distractions of life in New York. It is not surprising, then, that the periods Henri spent in Ireland were among his most prolific, and the paintings produced there among his most accomplished. Just before his death, Henri composed a list of his most important paintings; many of the works on this list were his Irish subjects. Forty-one paintings of Irish people and landscapes will be on view in the upcoming exhibition.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 13



Reliquaries: New Work by Drew Goerlitz
Everson Museum of Art

Price: $5 suggested donation
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Well-known for his graceful yet imposing steel sculpture, Drew Goerlitz, Associate Professor of Sculpture at the State University of New York Plattsburg, presents a new body of work at the Everson Museum of Art. Reliquaries continues the reoccurring theme of containment, concealment and privacy best described by Goerlitz himself: "My interpretation of reliquary is not to hold a sacred object or relic, but to engage the viewer with the form and tension of the unknown interior. The adornment of these objects relates to architectural details and the idea of facade. Facade is what we are presented with upon first appearance, whether speaking of people or architecture, and it isn't until we look inside that we discover the true structure."


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12:00 PM - 6:00 PM, May 13



BFA Thesis Exhibit
XL Projects

Price: Free
XL Projects
307-313 S. Clinton St., Syracuse

An exhibition of thesis work by bachelor of fine arts degree candidates from SU's Department of Art, featuring work from graduating seniors in art education, ceramics, fiber arts, illustration, jewelry and metalsmithing, painting, printmaking and sculpture.

For more information, contact Andrew Havenhand at ahavenhand@yahoo.com. XL Projects may be contacted at 315-442-2542 during gallery hours.


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8:30 PM - 11:00 PM, May 13



William Wegman: Flo Flow (2011)
Urban Video Project

Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The video "Flo Flow" is William Wegman's latest in a long line of human-canid collaborations. It was while he was in Long Beach in the 1970s that Wegman got his dog, Man Ray, with whom he began a fruitful collaboration of many years. Man Ray, known in the art world and beyond for his endearing deadpan presence, became a central figure in Wegman's photographs and videotapes. Ever since, Weimaraner-actors have peopled Wegman's uncanny imaginative universe, a reflection on both the human-ness of "animals" and the strangeness of humans.

William Wegman lives in New York and Maine where he continues to make videos, to take photographs and to make drawings and paintings.


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Music
 

8:00 PM, May 13



Gordon Lightfoot

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

Tickets available at the Oncenter Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations. Charge by phone at 800-745-3000.


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, May 13



The Glass Menagerie
Appleseed Productions
Linda Lance, director

Price: $18 regular; $15 students/seniors
Atonement Lutheran Church
116 W. Glen Ave., Syracuse

A faded southern belle, with dreams of lost glory; a harried son with dreams of escape; a beautiful dreamer, whose collection of glass figurines is almost as fragile as she -- and a gentleman caller who could change everything for them all. These are the players in Tennessee Williams' classic drama about hope, loss and memories.

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2:00 PM, May 13



You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Central New York Playhouse
Colin Keating, director

Price: $25 regular, $20 students/seniors, $10 children under 10
Empire Theater
New York State Fairgrounds, Geddes

You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (revised) is an updated version of the beloved musical that tells the story of an average day in the life of the famous comic strip child hero, Charlie Brown. This version contains an updated score with more songs, some dialog changes and the replacement of Patty with Sally, Charlie Brown's little sister. The audience is introduced to the whole Peanuts gang as they dance their way through the day. This production is fun for the whole family. The show stars Devon Simmons, Justin Polly, Krystal Scott, Briana Duger, Alex Cupelo, and Ceara Windhausen. Choreographed by Stephfond Brunson......

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Monday, May 14, 2012


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 14



Exploring the Digital Landscape: Works by Carl Hoffner

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

Carl Hoffner's artwork surrounds the viewer in a cacophony of color. His contemporary landscapes of the Central New York region vibrate with intense color. Says Hoffner, "In my work I explore the inherent abstractions and extraordinary color within Upstate New York’s wealth of natural beauty."

While Hoffner also works in traditional lithograph, the work being exhibited here is part of his digital portfolio. Hoffner uses the computer paired with a Wacom tablet, and Corel painter software to draw and paint directly on the computer. Hoffner explains, "I have found this to be a liberating artistic experience bringing back the play in my art as well as offering a chance to re-explore my passion for painting and color." The completed digital paintings are produced in limited editions using giclee inkjet printing technology.

Hoffner received his MFA from Syracuse University and a BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art. He taught in the art department of OCC in the 1980s. His work is in collections in the United States and abroad including galleries in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Europe, United Kingdom, and Australia. Hoffner currently resides in Fayetteville, NY.


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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, May 14



OCC Student Architecture and Interior Design Exhibit
Onondaga Community College

Price: Free
Whitney Applied Technology Center
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse

A showcase of outstanding architecture and interior design projects by Onondaga Community College students.


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 14



The Ballerina Project
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

Photography. Dance. Central New York.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 14



The Power and The Piety: The World of Medieval and Renaissance Europe
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

This exhibit, curated by History Professor Chris Kyle with Senior Director of Special Collections Sean Quimby, showcases the library's collection of illuminated manuscripts and early printed works, including a leaf from the Gutenberg Bible.

The title "The Power and The Piety," refers to extraordinary influence that secular monarchies and the Church had on the lives of everyday men and women. Richly illustrated late medieval psalters and books of hours exemplify the painstaking attention that the pious paid to their spiritual well-being. But the printing revolution made it possible for new ideas to spread more rapidly. Printed works like Thomas Hobbes' "Leviathan" (1651) signified the increasing power wielded by kings, queens and other secular authorities. As the Protestant Reformation and Scientific Revolution took hold of Europe, the power of the Catholic Church further waned. "The Power and the Piety" includes such important works as the first King James Bible (1611) and a second printing of Copernicus' "De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium" (1566), which argued in favor of a heliocentric, or sun-centered, universe.

The exhibition is arranged thematically, highlighting the overarching themes of power and piety, as well as English literature, music, architecture, science and fine bindings.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 14



For the Child in All of Us
Imagine

Imagine
38 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

A new collection of crafts made for children.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 14



Wounding the Black Male
Light Work Gallery

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

This exhibition was curated by English Professor Cassandra Jackson and Gallery Director Sarah Cunningham, both from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). The exhibition was on view in the TCNJ Art Gallery in 2011. The central ideas of the exhibit are rooted in Jackson's most recent book, Violence, Visual Culture, and the Black Male Body (Routledge, 2010). Her book deals with the ways in which the black male body has been visually exploited, and the ways in which contemporary artists have called into question the paradigmatic construction of the black body in American society. The exhibit displays 31 photographs by 19 contemporary artists of African descent, 17 from the United States, two from Britain. Their work comments on the various representations of black bodies in Western visual culture. These artists confront stereotypes about black male appearance, sexuality, violence, and family, and highlight the ways that visual culture has contributed to the marginalization and exclusion of the black community.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 14



Pastoral: Landscape Photos by Alexander Gronsky
Light Work Gallery

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

Alexander Gronsky is a self-described landscape photographer with an uncanny ability to capture scenes in nature as elegant allegories that include rolling hills, spectacular lighting, and far reaching horizons. His skilled use of perspective and composition, reminiscent of centuries-old traditions in European landscape painting, draw the viewer's eye deep into the landscape and generate a sense of awe for each place. The photographs in this exhibit were taken along the outlying areas of Moscow where the human need to find solace away from the city collides with urban sprawl, and the fragility of nature.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 14



Mission Modern: The Paintings of Darryl Hughto
Dalton's American Decorative Arts

Dalton's American Decorative Arts
1931 James St., Syracuse

This show seamlessly juxtaposes Darryl Hughto's contemporary land and seascape paintings with Dalton's Mission-era furnishings. Hughto's recent paintings are a continuation into the 21st century of a feeling for man in and of the land in the American painting tradition. The show reveals the ongoing nature of American art and culture from past to present.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 14



Garden Art in Glass & Clay
Gallery 54

Gallery 54
54 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

Stained glass garden art by Liz and Rich Micho
Carved stoneware lanterns by Lauren Ritchie


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Film
 

7:30 PM, May 14



Love Me Tonight (1932)
Syracuse Cinephile Society

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

Directed by Rouben Mamoulian. Cast includes Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Charles Ruggles, Myrna Loy, Charles Butterworth, C. Aubrey Smith.

Delightful musical-comedy with Chevalier as a Parisian tailor romancing high-born MacDonald, with an all-star cast in solid support. The brilliant Rodgers and Hart score includes the title song, along with "Isn't it Romantic?", "The Song of Paree", "Lover", "Poor Apache" and the legendary "Mimi".


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Tuesday, May 15, 2012


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 15



Exploring the Digital Landscape: Works by Carl Hoffner

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

Carl Hoffner's artwork surrounds the viewer in a cacophony of color. His contemporary landscapes of the Central New York region vibrate with intense color. Says Hoffner, "In my work I explore the inherent abstractions and extraordinary color within Upstate New York’s wealth of natural beauty."

While Hoffner also works in traditional lithograph, the work being exhibited here is part of his digital portfolio. Hoffner uses the computer paired with a Wacom tablet, and Corel painter software to draw and paint directly on the computer. Hoffner explains, "I have found this to be a liberating artistic experience bringing back the play in my art as well as offering a chance to re-explore my passion for painting and color." The completed digital paintings are produced in limited editions using giclee inkjet printing technology.

Hoffner received his MFA from Syracuse University and a BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art. He taught in the art department of OCC in the 1980s. His work is in collections in the United States and abroad including galleries in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Europe, United Kingdom, and Australia. Hoffner currently resides in Fayetteville, NY.


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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, May 15



OCC Student Architecture and Interior Design Exhibit
Onondaga Community College

Price: Free
Whitney Applied Technology Center
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse

A showcase of outstanding architecture and interior design projects by Onondaga Community College students.


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 15



The Ballerina Project
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

Photography. Dance. Central New York.


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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, May 15



The Power and The Piety: The World of Medieval and Renaissance Europe
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

This exhibit, curated by History Professor Chris Kyle with Senior Director of Special Collections Sean Quimby, showcases the library's collection of illuminated manuscripts and early printed works, including a leaf from the Gutenberg Bible.

The title "The Power and The Piety," refers to extraordinary influence that secular monarchies and the Church had on the lives of everyday men and women. Richly illustrated late medieval psalters and books of hours exemplify the painstaking attention that the pious paid to their spiritual well-being. But the printing revolution made it possible for new ideas to spread more rapidly. Printed works like Thomas Hobbes' "Leviathan" (1651) signified the increasing power wielded by kings, queens and other secular authorities. As the Protestant Reformation and Scientific Revolution took hold of Europe, the power of the Catholic Church further waned. "The Power and the Piety" includes such important works as the first King James Bible (1611) and a second printing of Copernicus' "De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium" (1566), which argued in favor of a heliocentric, or sun-centered, universe.

The exhibition is arranged thematically, highlighting the overarching themes of power and piety, as well as English literature, music, architecture, science and fine bindings.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 15



Structure and Space
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Chris Baker: gouache landscape and cityscape paintings
David Webster: ceramics
Jen Palmer: metal and stone jewelry
Richard Henry: oil and watercolor rural landscape paintings


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 15



40th Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition
Community Folk Art Center

Price: Free
Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

The exhibition features artwork from local high school students, providing students from diverse and underrepresented groups the opportunity to showcase their talents.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 15



For the Child in All of Us
Imagine

Imagine
38 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

A new collection of crafts made for children.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 15



Pastoral: Landscape Photos by Alexander Gronsky
Light Work Gallery

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

Alexander Gronsky is a self-described landscape photographer with an uncanny ability to capture scenes in nature as elegant allegories that include rolling hills, spectacular lighting, and far reaching horizons. His skilled use of perspective and composition, reminiscent of centuries-old traditions in European landscape painting, draw the viewer's eye deep into the landscape and generate a sense of awe for each place. The photographs in this exhibit were taken along the outlying areas of Moscow where the human need to find solace away from the city collides with urban sprawl, and the fragility of nature.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 15



Wounding the Black Male
Light Work Gallery

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

This exhibition was curated by English Professor Cassandra Jackson and Gallery Director Sarah Cunningham, both from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). The exhibition was on view in the TCNJ Art Gallery in 2011. The central ideas of the exhibit are rooted in Jackson's most recent book, Violence, Visual Culture, and the Black Male Body (Routledge, 2010). Her book deals with the ways in which the black male body has been visually exploited, and the ways in which contemporary artists have called into question the paradigmatic construction of the black body in American society. The exhibit displays 31 photographs by 19 contemporary artists of African descent, 17 from the United States, two from Britain. Their work comments on the various representations of black bodies in Western visual culture. These artists confront stereotypes about black male appearance, sexuality, violence, and family, and highlight the ways that visual culture has contributed to the marginalization and exclusion of the black community.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 15



Mission Modern: The Paintings of Darryl Hughto
Dalton's American Decorative Arts

Dalton's American Decorative Arts
1931 James St., Syracuse

This show seamlessly juxtaposes Darryl Hughto's contemporary land and seascape paintings with Dalton's Mission-era furnishings. Hughto's recent paintings are a continuation into the 21st century of a feeling for man in and of the land in the American painting tradition. The show reveals the ongoing nature of American art and culture from past to present.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 15



Garden Art in Glass & Clay
Gallery 54

Gallery 54
54 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

Stained glass garden art by Liz and Rich Micho
Carved stoneware lanterns by Lauren Ritchie


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1:00 PM - 6:00 PM, May 15



Living Collections
Echo

745 N. Salina St. (formerly Craft Chemistry)
Syracuse

A series of paintings portraying children's collections in unusual environments by Pennsylvania artist, Elody Gyekis.


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Comedy
 

7:30 PM, May 15



Jim Gaffigan's America Tour

Price: $39.75, $49.75
Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Jim Gaffigan's clever, quiet style has made him one of the top five most successful touring comedians in the country today and his CDs and DVDs have reached platinum sales. Gaffigan has had an unprecedented number of appearances on late night's "Letterman" and "Conan." His writing and voice work on the animated series "Pale Force" for Conan led to nominations for both a Broadband Emmy and a Webby Award.

Jim Gaffigan has proven himself a major talent beloved to a wide range of audiences, achieving accolades and awards for his stand-up comedy, acting, and writing.

Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com, or in person at the Oncenter Box Office.


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Film
 

7:00 PM, May 15



Six Indigenous Short Films from the Sundance Festival
ArtRage Gallery

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

Nikamowin (Song) (2008, directed by Kevin Lee Burton)
This film highlights a linguistic soundscape comprised of the deconstruction and reconstruction of Cree narration dances with various manipulated landscapes. This audiovisual experiment begs questions of how languages exist, emerge, and survive.

Shimásání 2008 (15min, directed by Blackhorse Lowe, Navajo with English subtitles)
When Mary Jane finds a geography book that shows her an entirely new world, she must decide whether to maintain her traditional Navajo reservation lifestyle with her grandmother or go out into a larger world.

Sikumi (On the Ice) (2008, directed by Andrew Okpeaha MacLean)
An Inuit hunter drives his dog team out on the frozen Arctic Ocean in search of seals, but instead, becomes a witness to murder.

Goodnight Irene (2004, 14 min, directed by Sterlin Harjo, Creek/Seminole)
Two young men have a life-changing encounter with an elder in the waiting room of an Indian Health Service clinic with an older Seminole woman, "...and when they are gone, who will tell us their stories?"

Gesture Down (I Don't Sing) (2006, 10 min, directed by Cedar Sherbert, Kumeyaay)
The filmmaker shares a poetic and personal reflection of his journey south from California to Mexico in search of the "last" traditional Kumeyaay singer.

Two Cars, One Night (2004, 12 min, directed by Taika Waititi)
Two brothers wait in a car outside the pub their parents are in, when another car pulls up. This really is a one-of-a-kind film which shows the most simple things in life can make the biggest difference. Nominated for an Oscar.


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7:00 PM, May 15



To Die In Jerusalem
Temple Society of Concord

Price: Free (donations welcome)
Temple Society of Concord
910 Madison St., Syracuse

"To Die In Jerusalem" recounts the heart-wrenching story of two teenage girls -- 17-year-old Israeli student Rachel Levy and her killer, 18-year old Palestinian suicide bomber Ayat al-Akhras -- who died together at a Jerusalem market in 2002. The horrific incident ignited international outrage and set in motion one mother's journey to meet the mother of her daughter's killer. More than four years later, they finally meet in an emotionally charged encounter that underscores the deep roots of the Israel-Palestinian conflict.


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Music
 

7:30 PM, May 15



MassChaos Tour: Godsmack, Staind, and special guest Halestorm

Price: $ regular, $ students/seniors
War Memorial at Oncenter
800 S. State St., Syracuse

Fellow New England platinum rock bands, Staind and Godsmack are doing a co-headline tour, which their fans voted to name The Mass Chaos Tour. Opening the show will be hard rock quartet, Halestorm.

Godsmack is considered one of the definitive alternative hard rock bands in contemporary music. The band's 13 year legacy--guided by fearless founder and frontman Sully Erna--includes over 15 million albums sold, highlighted by scores of sold-out international concerts, countless successful tours, a remarkable 18 hit singles, 4 platinum records, 1 gold EP and four Grammy nominations.

Godsmack's "The Oracle," the band's last album, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart marking the third consecutive album in a row by the band to debut at No. 1. Certified gold in the US, the album generated such hits as "Cryin' Like A Bitch" and "Love-Hate-Sex-Pain". The band is currently working on a new release slated for mid 2012.

Tickets are available online at Ticketmaster.com, or in person at the Oncenter Box Office.


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8:00 PM, May 15



Rusted Root, with Driftwood
Westcott Theater

Westcott Theater
524 Westcott St., Syracuse


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, May 15



Young Frankenstein
Famous Artists Broadway Series

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

The zany comic genius of Mel Brooks has snatched the story from another of his movies and made it into a musical. Dr. Frankenstein is at work on his monster, but things go hilariously awry.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 16



Exploring the Digital Landscape: Works by Carl Hoffner

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

Carl Hoffner's artwork surrounds the viewer in a cacophony of color. His contemporary landscapes of the Central New York region vibrate with intense color. Says Hoffner, "In my work I explore the inherent abstractions and extraordinary color within Upstate New York’s wealth of natural beauty."

While Hoffner also works in traditional lithograph, the work being exhibited here is part of his digital portfolio. Hoffner uses the computer paired with a Wacom tablet, and Corel painter software to draw and paint directly on the computer. Hoffner explains, "I have found this to be a liberating artistic experience bringing back the play in my art as well as offering a chance to re-explore my passion for painting and color." The completed digital paintings are produced in limited editions using giclee inkjet printing technology.

Hoffner received his MFA from Syracuse University and a BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art. He taught in the art department of OCC in the 1980s. His work is in collections in the United States and abroad including galleries in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Europe, United Kingdom, and Australia. Hoffner currently resides in Fayetteville, NY.


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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, May 16



OCC Student Architecture and Interior Design Exhibit
Onondaga Community College

Price: Free
Whitney Applied Technology Center
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse

A showcase of outstanding architecture and interior design projects by Onondaga Community College students.


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 16



The Ballerina Project
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

Photography. Dance. Central New York.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 16



The Power and The Piety: The World of Medieval and Renaissance Europe
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

This exhibit, curated by History Professor Chris Kyle with Senior Director of Special Collections Sean Quimby, showcases the library's collection of illuminated manuscripts and early printed works, including a leaf from the Gutenberg Bible.

The title "The Power and The Piety," refers to extraordinary influence that secular monarchies and the Church had on the lives of everyday men and women. Richly illustrated late medieval psalters and books of hours exemplify the painstaking attention that the pious paid to their spiritual well-being. But the printing revolution made it possible for new ideas to spread more rapidly. Printed works like Thomas Hobbes' "Leviathan" (1651) signified the increasing power wielded by kings, queens and other secular authorities. As the Protestant Reformation and Scientific Revolution took hold of Europe, the power of the Catholic Church further waned. "The Power and the Piety" includes such important works as the first King James Bible (1611) and a second printing of Copernicus' "De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium" (1566), which argued in favor of a heliocentric, or sun-centered, universe.

The exhibition is arranged thematically, highlighting the overarching themes of power and piety, as well as English literature, music, architecture, science and fine bindings.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 16



Structure and Space
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Chris Baker: gouache landscape and cityscape paintings
David Webster: ceramics
Jen Palmer: metal and stone jewelry
Richard Henry: oil and watercolor rural landscape paintings


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 16



40th Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition
Community Folk Art Center

Price: Free
Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

The exhibition features artwork from local high school students, providing students from diverse and underrepresented groups the opportunity to showcase their talents.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 16



For the Child in All of Us
Imagine

Imagine
38 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

A new collection of crafts made for children.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 16



Wounding the Black Male
Light Work Gallery

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

This exhibition was curated by English Professor Cassandra Jackson and Gallery Director Sarah Cunningham, both from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). The exhibition was on view in the TCNJ Art Gallery in 2011. The central ideas of the exhibit are rooted in Jackson's most recent book, Violence, Visual Culture, and the Black Male Body (Routledge, 2010). Her book deals with the ways in which the black male body has been visually exploited, and the ways in which contemporary artists have called into question the paradigmatic construction of the black body in American society. The exhibit displays 31 photographs by 19 contemporary artists of African descent, 17 from the United States, two from Britain. Their work comments on the various representations of black bodies in Western visual culture. These artists confront stereotypes about black male appearance, sexuality, violence, and family, and highlight the ways that visual culture has contributed to the marginalization and exclusion of the black community.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 16



Pastoral: Landscape Photos by Alexander Gronsky
Light Work Gallery

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

Alexander Gronsky is a self-described landscape photographer with an uncanny ability to capture scenes in nature as elegant allegories that include rolling hills, spectacular lighting, and far reaching horizons. His skilled use of perspective and composition, reminiscent of centuries-old traditions in European landscape painting, draw the viewer's eye deep into the landscape and generate a sense of awe for each place. The photographs in this exhibit were taken along the outlying areas of Moscow where the human need to find solace away from the city collides with urban sprawl, and the fragility of nature.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 16



Mission Modern: The Paintings of Darryl Hughto
Dalton's American Decorative Arts

Dalton's American Decorative Arts
1931 James St., Syracuse

This show seamlessly juxtaposes Darryl Hughto's contemporary land and seascape paintings with Dalton's Mission-era furnishings. Hughto's recent paintings are a continuation into the 21st century of a feeling for man in and of the land in the American painting tradition. The show reveals the ongoing nature of American art and culture from past to present.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 16



Take No Prisoners: Political Cartoons Over Time and Place
Onondaga Historical Association

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

Three well-known Central New York political cartoonists, Joe Glisson, Tim Atseff, and Frank Cammuso, are the featured cartoonists for an exhibition entitled "Take No Prisoners: Political Cartoons Over Time and Place." With insightful humor, these artists and their historic predecessors produced a wide variety of editorial cartoons that illustrated important issues of their time. Starting with cartoons from the Civil War era through the present day, "Take No Prisoners" is an opportunity to experience historic subjects as the current events they once were, and to see how election issues of the past compare with those of the present-day.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 16



Timeless Imagery: Associated Artists of CNY's 85th Anniversary Exhibition
Onondaga Historical Association
Associated Artists of Central New York

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

Since 1927, Associated Artists has sought to bring together the best artists and their art for the benefit of the central New York community. The exhibit at OHA will showcase 85 years of juried arts competition winning entries from regional artists. "Timeless Imagery" is an opportunity to observe in one gallery the history of Central New York's changing art scene.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 16



Ekphrasis: A Marriage of Literary and Visual Arts
Szozda Gallery
CNY Pen Women

Szozda Gallery
Delavan Center, 501 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

"Ekphrasis" combines literary and visual arts with special related events showcasing the esteemed works of Central New York Pen Women, local chapter of The National League of American Pen Women, Inc.

Chair for this year's Annual Pen Women's show is artist Yolanda Tooley who defines the name chosen as a "rhetorical device in which one medium of art relates to another medium." Included in the visual part of "Ekphrasis" are about 32 pieces rendered by 16 artists, and writings by eight poets whose works are framed for hanging, bringing the total wall pieces to around 40. Rachael Ikins coordinated the "Ekphrasis" readings.

Pen Women visual artists included in "Ekphrasis" are Jacqueline Adamo, Joan Applebaum, Sallie Bailey, Linda Bigness-Lanigan, Evelyn Dankovich, Jeanne Dupre, Joy Englehart, Roscha Folger, Marilyn Forth, Diana Godfrey, Wendy Harris, Mary Kester, Karen Kozicki, Mary Raineri, Joan Steir and Yolanda Tooley.

Pen Women letters/writers/poets are Sheila Byrnes, Janet Fagal, Mary Gardner, Rachael Ikins, Georgia Popoff, Nancy Keefe Rhodes, Bobbie Panek and Lorraine Arsenault.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 16



Garden Art in Glass & Clay
Gallery 54

Gallery 54
54 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

Stained glass garden art by Liz and Rich Micho
Carved stoneware lanterns by Lauren Ritchie


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1:00 PM - 6:00 PM, May 16



Living Collections
Echo

745 N. Salina St. (formerly Craft Chemistry)
Syracuse

A series of paintings portraying children's collections in unusual environments by Pennsylvania artist, Elody Gyekis.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, May 16



RESOURCED/response: The Art of the Justseeds Artists Cooperative and SU Fiber Arts
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

This exhibition is a look into the environmental devastation that plagues the earth and its beings. It is also a look into the environmental justice movement that works to correct and heal the destruction. RESOURCED is a portfolio of hand-produced prints organized and created by the Justseeds Artists' Cooperative in 2010, focusing on resource extraction and climate issues, which will be used to help ask important questions about our environment. At the beginning of the spring semester 2012, students from the introduction to fibers course at Syracuse University viewed images from RESOURCED.

Students selected the poster that held most significance to them, either for the visual content of the work or the environmental issue it addressed. Then each student created a hand-dyed textile in response to the original work, using a variety of dye techniques, relief printing techniques and methods of stitching. These were both applied traditionally and adapted to suit the students' intentions and individual visual language.


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Music
 

12:30 PM, May 16



Lori Larson, soprano; Sar-Shalom Strong, piano
Civic Morning Musicals

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

Opera arias, art songs, and spirituals, including works by Mozart, Puccini, and Schubert.

Parking available in the OnCenter Garage: maximum $2.50 with CMM stamped


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, May 16



Young Frankenstein
Famous Artists Broadway Series

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

The zany comic genius of Mel Brooks has snatched the story from another of his movies and made it into a musical. Dr. Frankenstein is at work on his monster, but things go hilariously awry.

Read a Review!


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Thursday, May 17, 2012


Art
 

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



Exploring the Digital Landscape: Works by Carl Hoffner

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

Carl Hoffner's artwork surrounds the viewer in a cacophony of color. His contemporary landscapes of the Central New York region vibrate with intense color. Says Hoffner, "In my work I explore the inherent abstractions and extraordinary color within Upstate New York’s wealth of natural beauty."

While Hoffner also works in traditional lithograph, the work being exhibited here is part of his digital portfolio. Hoffner uses the computer paired with a Wacom tablet, and Corel painter software to draw and paint directly on the computer. Hoffner explains, "I have found this to be a liberating artistic experience bringing back the play in my art as well as offering a chance to re-explore my passion for painting and color." The completed digital paintings are produced in limited editions using giclee inkjet printing technology.

Hoffner received his MFA from Syracuse University and a BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art. He taught in the art department of OCC in the 1980s. His work is in collections in the United States and abroad including galleries in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Europe, United Kingdom, and Australia. Hoffner currently resides in Fayetteville, NY.


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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, May 17



OCC Student Architecture and Interior Design Exhibit
Onondaga Community College

Price: Free
Whitney Applied Technology Center
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse

A showcase of outstanding architecture and interior design projects by Onondaga Community College students.


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



The Ballerina Project
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

Photography. Dance. Central New York.


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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, May 17



The Power and The Piety: The World of Medieval and Renaissance Europe
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

This exhibit, curated by History Professor Chris Kyle with Senior Director of Special Collections Sean Quimby, showcases the library's collection of illuminated manuscripts and early printed works, including a leaf from the Gutenberg Bible.

The title "The Power and The Piety," refers to extraordinary influence that secular monarchies and the Church had on the lives of everyday men and women. Richly illustrated late medieval psalters and books of hours exemplify the painstaking attention that the pious paid to their spiritual well-being. But the printing revolution made it possible for new ideas to spread more rapidly. Printed works like Thomas Hobbes' "Leviathan" (1651) signified the increasing power wielded by kings, queens and other secular authorities. As the Protestant Reformation and Scientific Revolution took hold of Europe, the power of the Catholic Church further waned. "The Power and the Piety" includes such important works as the first King James Bible (1611) and a second printing of Copernicus' "De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium" (1566), which argued in favor of a heliocentric, or sun-centered, universe.

The exhibition is arranged thematically, highlighting the overarching themes of power and piety, as well as English literature, music, architecture, science and fine bindings.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 17



Structure and Space
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Chris Baker: gouache landscape and cityscape paintings
David Webster: ceramics
Jen Palmer: metal and stone jewelry
Richard Henry: oil and watercolor rural landscape paintings


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 17



40th Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition
Community Folk Art Center

Price: Free
Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

The exhibition features artwork from local high school students, providing students from diverse and underrepresented groups the opportunity to showcase their talents.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 17



For the Child in All of Us
Imagine

Imagine
38 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

A new collection of crafts made for children.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 17



Pastoral: Landscape Photos by Alexander Gronsky
Light Work Gallery

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

Alexander Gronsky is a self-described landscape photographer with an uncanny ability to capture scenes in nature as elegant allegories that include rolling hills, spectacular lighting, and far reaching horizons. His skilled use of perspective and composition, reminiscent of centuries-old traditions in European landscape painting, draw the viewer's eye deep into the landscape and generate a sense of awe for each place. The photographs in this exhibit were taken along the outlying areas of Moscow where the human need to find solace away from the city collides with urban sprawl, and the fragility of nature.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 17



Wounding the Black Male
Light Work Gallery

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

This exhibition was curated by English Professor Cassandra Jackson and Gallery Director Sarah Cunningham, both from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). The exhibition was on view in the TCNJ Art Gallery in 2011. The central ideas of the exhibit are rooted in Jackson's most recent book, Violence, Visual Culture, and the Black Male Body (Routledge, 2010). Her book deals with the ways in which the black male body has been visually exploited, and the ways in which contemporary artists have called into question the paradigmatic construction of the black body in American society. The exhibit displays 31 photographs by 19 contemporary artists of African descent, 17 from the United States, two from Britain. Their work comments on the various representations of black bodies in Western visual culture. These artists confront stereotypes about black male appearance, sexuality, violence, and family, and highlight the ways that visual culture has contributed to the marginalization and exclusion of the black community.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 17



Mission Modern: The Paintings of Darryl Hughto
Dalton's American Decorative Arts

Dalton's American Decorative Arts
1931 James St., Syracuse

This show seamlessly juxtaposes Darryl Hughto's contemporary land and seascape paintings with Dalton's Mission-era furnishings. Hughto's recent paintings are a continuation into the 21st century of a feeling for man in and of the land in the American painting tradition. The show reveals the ongoing nature of American art and culture from past to present.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 17



Timeless Imagery: Associated Artists of CNY's 85th Anniversary Exhibition
Onondaga Historical Association
Associated Artists of Central New York

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

Since 1927, Associated Artists has sought to bring together the best artists and their art for the benefit of the central New York community. The exhibit at OHA will showcase 85 years of juried arts competition winning entries from regional artists. "Timeless Imagery" is an opportunity to observe in one gallery the history of Central New York's changing art scene.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 17



Take No Prisoners: Political Cartoons Over Time and Place
Onondaga Historical Association

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

Three well-known Central New York political cartoonists, Joe Glisson, Tim Atseff, and Frank Cammuso, are the featured cartoonists for an exhibition entitled "Take No Prisoners: Political Cartoons Over Time and Place." With insightful humor, these artists and their historic predecessors produced a wide variety of editorial cartoons that illustrated important issues of their time. Starting with cartoons from the Civil War era through the present day, "Take No Prisoners" is an opportunity to experience historic subjects as the current events they once were, and to see how election issues of the past compare with those of the present-day.


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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM, May 17



Opening Melding Time and Process: Works by Richard Harvey
Redhouse

Price: Free
Redhouse
219 S. West St., Syracuse

There will be a gallery reception this evening 5:00-8:00 pm.

Exploring the psychological and emotive potential of the human face, Harvey creates figurative art inspired by a diverse range of art historical influences including Byzantine iconography, African sculpture, and Expressionist painting. Elements of typography, signage and graffiti reflect his background in graphic design.


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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 17



Ekphrasis: A Marriage of Literary and Visual Arts
Szozda Gallery
CNY Pen Women

Szozda Gallery
Delavan Center, 501 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

There will be entertainment by organist Bob Carbone from 5:00–6:00 pm and readings by Nancy Keefe Rhodes, Sheila Byrnes, Mary Gardner, Rachael Ikins and special guests from 6:00-8:00 pm.

"Ekphrasis" combines literary and visual arts with special related events showcasing the esteemed works of Central New York Pen Women, local chapter of The National League of American Pen Women, Inc.

Chair for this year's Annual Pen Women's show is artist Yolanda Tooley who defines the name chosen as a "rhetorical device in which one medium of art relates to another medium." Included in the visual part of "Ekphrasis" are about 32 pieces rendered by 16 artists, and writings by eight poets whose works are framed for hanging, bringing the total wall pieces to around 40. Rachael Ikins coordinated the "Ekphrasis" readings.

Pen Women visual artists included in "Ekphrasis" are Jacqueline Adamo, Joan Applebaum, Sallie Bailey, Linda Bigness-Lanigan, Evelyn Dankovich, Jeanne Dupre, Joy Englehart, Roscha Folger, Marilyn Forth, Diana Godfrey, Wendy Harris, Mary Kester, Karen Kozicki, Mary Raineri, Joan Steir and Yolanda Tooley.

Pen Women letters/writers/poets are Sheila Byrnes, Janet Fagal, Mary Gardner, Rachael Ikins, Georgia Popoff, Nancy Keefe Rhodes, Bobbie Panek and Lorraine Arsenault.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 17



Garden Art in Glass & Clay
Gallery 54

Gallery 54
54 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

Stained glass garden art by Liz and Rich Micho
Carved stoneware lanterns by Lauren Ritchie


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11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 17



Flower Power
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

"Flower Power" presents an eclectic mix of styles and art media. This group exhibition celebrates the beauty of flowers and the vessels used to contain them. The show includes photography, wood, sculpture, fiber art, and ceramics. Participating artists include Justin Campbell, Suzanne Fluty, Jen Gandee, Bob Gates, Mary Giehl, Vicki Hartman, Dave LoParco, Colleen McCall, Kate Money, Melissa Montgomery, Brooks Oliver, Kala Stein, Dan Tracy, Jeanann Wieners, Pualani Wiley, and Errol Willett.


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1:00 PM - 6:00 PM, May 17



Living Collections
Echo

745 N. Salina St. (formerly Craft Chemistry)
Syracuse

A series of paintings portraying children's collections in unusual environments by Pennsylvania artist, Elody Gyekis.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, May 17



RESOURCED/response: The Art of the Justseeds Artists Cooperative and SU Fiber Arts
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

This exhibition is a look into the environmental devastation that plagues the earth and its beings. It is also a look into the environmental justice movement that works to correct and heal the destruction. RESOURCED is a portfolio of hand-produced prints organized and created by the Justseeds Artists' Cooperative in 2010, focusing on resource extraction and climate issues, which will be used to help ask important questions about our environment. At the beginning of the spring semester 2012, students from the introduction to fibers course at Syracuse University viewed images from RESOURCED.

Students selected the poster that held most significance to them, either for the visual content of the work or the environmental issue it addressed. Then each student created a hand-dyed textile in response to the original work, using a variety of dye techniques, relief printing techniques and methods of stitching. These were both applied traditionally and adapted to suit the students' intentions and individual visual language.


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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 17



Tuscan Light: Painting and Sculpture by Nives Marzocchi
Petit Branch Library

Price: Free
Petit Branch Library
105 Victoria Pl., Syracuse

Nives Marzocchi is a Tuscan-born artist from Pontremoli, Italy. She has studied painting at the Skylark Studios with Carolyn Berry, and graduated with a degree in sculpture at Syracuse University. Her work reflects her enduring love of her homeland.


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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 17



Group Exhibition and Sale
Syracuse Ceramic Guild

Price: Free
Delavan Center, #119
112 Wyoming St., Syracuse

The Syracuse Ceramic Guild will present a Group Exhibition. Take this great opportunity to meet the Guild's talented ceramic artists and view their unique and diverse work. A wide range of work will be showcased, and many items will be available for purchase.

Patrons should use the SCG's entrance on the Wyoming St. side of the Delavan Center, where free parking is available.


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8:30 PM - 11:00 PM, May 17



William Wegman: Flo Flow (2011)
Urban Video Project

Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The video "Flo Flow" is William Wegman's latest in a long line of human-canid collaborations. It was while he was in Long Beach in the 1970s that Wegman got his dog, Man Ray, with whom he began a fruitful collaboration of many years. Man Ray, known in the art world and beyond for his endearing deadpan presence, became a central figure in Wegman's photographs and videotapes. Ever since, Weimaraner-actors have peopled Wegman's uncanny imaginative universe, a reflection on both the human-ness of "animals" and the strangeness of humans.

William Wegman lives in New York and Maine where he continues to make videos, to take photographs and to make drawings and paintings.


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Film
 

7:00 PM, May 17



Crude: The Real Price of Oil
ArtRage Gallery

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

Crude: The Real Price of Oil (2009, 100 min, documentary, directed by Joe Berlinger)
Crude concentrates on the dire results of burning fossil fuels; the terrible, frequently unacknowledged costs of extracting oil from the ground.


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Lecture
 

6:30 PM, May 17



Stories from El Salvador
La Casita Cultural Center

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

La Casita Cultural Center will host members of the Caribbean/Latin American Coalition of Central New York (CLAC) to share stories and information about their recent trips to San Salvador and to La Estancia, Syracuse's sister community in rural El Salvador. The discussion will be led by Ursula Rozum, an international observer in San Salvador and Santa Ana for El Salvador's 2012 national elections in March, and Shirley Novak, who led a delegation to La Estancia in February 2012.


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Music
 

8:00 PM, May 17



Joe Bonamassa

Price: $81, $71, $61, $51
Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Tickets can be purchased through the Landmark box office Monday-Friday 10:00 am-5:00 pm or through Ticketmaster.com. Phone 315-475-7980 for more information.

Student discounts available. Contact the Box office for information.


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Theater
 

6:45 PM, May 17



A Tomb With a View
Acme Mystery Company

Price: $32.50 (includes meal, show, tax and gratuities)
Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

The mega-corporation Arrested Developments has come to the old Possum Estate, site of the tragic mining disaster oh, so many years ago, with the desire to turn it into a shopping mall. This has caused great concern among those living on (and below) the estate. In fact, the zombie descendants of the miners trapped in the disaster have hired a lawyer and are planning a class-action lawsuit. The local newspaper is going to have a field day with this one. Gather around, good townsfolk (and walking dead) you don't want to be ate, er, late.


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7:30 PM, May 17



Young Frankenstein
Famous Artists Broadway Series

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

The zany comic genius of Mel Brooks has snatched the story from another of his movies and made it into a musical. Dr. Frankenstein is at work on his monster, but things go hilariously awry.

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8:00 PM, May 17



RDP Student Outreach: The Wrestling Season
Rarely Done Productions
Scott Austin, director

Price: $20 adult, $10 student
Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

Presented with The Q Center at ACR, The Wrestling Season tackles subject matter seldom addressed but vital to youth and their families: the search for identity and the peer pressure that accompanies it. Using only the setting of a wrestling mat, eight young people struggle with the destructive power of rumors and how others see them.

This is Matt's year to excel on his high-school wrestling team, but innuendo about his friendship with Luke causes Matt to question himself and his priorities. Kori wants to be accepted for who she is, not the way she looks. Melanie copes with a reputation she cannot grow beyond. Jolt and Heather ultimately regret having too much too soon. And Nicole has so little self-esteem that she agrees with everyone.

The action is overseen by The Referee, who comments on the action from inside and outside the drama with hand signals and commands. Using images, movement and sound, cast members function as a chorus and as individual characters whose stories are interwoven to create a theatrical event that challenges and reveals their search for identity.


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Friday, May 18, 2012


Art
 

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



Exploring the Digital Landscape: Works by Carl Hoffner

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

Carl Hoffner's artwork surrounds the viewer in a cacophony of color. His contemporary landscapes of the Central New York region vibrate with intense color. Says Hoffner, "In my work I explore the inherent abstractions and extraordinary color within Upstate New York’s wealth of natural beauty."

While Hoffner also works in traditional lithograph, the work being exhibited here is part of his digital portfolio. Hoffner uses the computer paired with a Wacom tablet, and Corel painter software to draw and paint directly on the computer. Hoffner explains, "I have found this to be a liberating artistic experience bringing back the play in my art as well as offering a chance to re-explore my passion for painting and color." The completed digital paintings are produced in limited editions using giclee inkjet printing technology.

Hoffner received his MFA from Syracuse University and a BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art. He taught in the art department of OCC in the 1980s. His work is in collections in the United States and abroad including galleries in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Europe, United Kingdom, and Australia. Hoffner currently resides in Fayetteville, NY.


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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, May 18



OCC Student Architecture and Interior Design Exhibit
Onondaga Community College

Price: Free
Whitney Applied Technology Center
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse

A showcase of outstanding architecture and interior design projects by Onondaga Community College students.


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



The Ballerina Project
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

Photography. Dance. Central New York.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 18



The Power and The Piety: The World of Medieval and Renaissance Europe
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

This exhibit, curated by History Professor Chris Kyle with Senior Director of Special Collections Sean Quimby, showcases the library's collection of illuminated manuscripts and early printed works, including a leaf from the Gutenberg Bible.

The title "The Power and The Piety," refers to extraordinary influence that secular monarchies and the Church had on the lives of everyday men and women. Richly illustrated late medieval psalters and books of hours exemplify the painstaking attention that the pious paid to their spiritual well-being. But the printing revolution made it possible for new ideas to spread more rapidly. Printed works like Thomas Hobbes' "Leviathan" (1651) signified the increasing power wielded by kings, queens and other secular authorities. As the Protestant Reformation and Scientific Revolution took hold of Europe, the power of the Catholic Church further waned. "The Power and the Piety" includes such important works as the first King James Bible (1611) and a second printing of Copernicus' "De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium" (1566), which argued in favor of a heliocentric, or sun-centered, universe.

The exhibition is arranged thematically, highlighting the overarching themes of power and piety, as well as English literature, music, architecture, science and fine bindings.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 18



Structure and Space
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Chris Baker: gouache landscape and cityscape paintings
David Webster: ceramics
Jen Palmer: metal and stone jewelry
Richard Henry: oil and watercolor rural landscape paintings


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



40th Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition
Community Folk Art Center

Price: Free
Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

The exhibition features artwork from local high school students, providing students from diverse and underrepresented groups the opportunity to showcase their talents.


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10:00 AM - 7:00 PM, May 18



For the Child in All of Us
Imagine

Imagine
38 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

A new collection of crafts made for children.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 18



Wounding the Black Male
Light Work Gallery

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

This exhibition was curated by English Professor Cassandra Jackson and Gallery Director Sarah Cunningham, both from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). The exhibition was on view in the TCNJ Art Gallery in 2011. The central ideas of the exhibit are rooted in Jackson's most recent book, Violence, Visual Culture, and the Black Male Body (Routledge, 2010). Her book deals with the ways in which the black male body has been visually exploited, and the ways in which contemporary artists have called into question the paradigmatic construction of the black body in American society. The exhibit displays 31 photographs by 19 contemporary artists of African descent, 17 from the United States, two from Britain. Their work comments on the various representations of black bodies in Western visual culture. These artists confront stereotypes about black male appearance, sexuality, violence, and family, and highlight the ways that visual culture has contributed to the marginalization and exclusion of the black community.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 18



Pastoral: Landscape Photos by Alexander Gronsky
Light Work Gallery

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

Alexander Gronsky is a self-described landscape photographer with an uncanny ability to capture scenes in nature as elegant allegories that include rolling hills, spectacular lighting, and far reaching horizons. His skilled use of perspective and composition, reminiscent of centuries-old traditions in European landscape painting, draw the viewer's eye deep into the landscape and generate a sense of awe for each place. The photographs in this exhibit were taken along the outlying areas of Moscow where the human need to find solace away from the city collides with urban sprawl, and the fragility of nature.


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



Mission Modern: The Paintings of Darryl Hughto
Dalton's American Decorative Arts

Dalton's American Decorative Arts
1931 James St., Syracuse

This show seamlessly juxtaposes Darryl Hughto's contemporary land and seascape paintings with Dalton's Mission-era furnishings. Hughto's recent paintings are a continuation into the 21st century of a feeling for man in and of the land in the American painting tradition. The show reveals the ongoing nature of American art and culture from past to present.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 18



Take No Prisoners: Political Cartoons Over Time and Place
Onondaga Historical Association

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

Three well-known Central New York political cartoonists, Joe Glisson, Tim Atseff, and Frank Cammuso, are the featured cartoonists for an exhibition entitled "Take No Prisoners: Political Cartoons Over Time and Place." With insightful humor, these artists and their historic predecessors produced a wide variety of editorial cartoons that illustrated important issues of their time. Starting with cartoons from the Civil War era through the present day, "Take No Prisoners" is an opportunity to experience historic subjects as the current events they once were, and to see how election issues of the past compare with those of the present-day.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 18



Timeless Imagery: Associated Artists of CNY's 85th Anniversary Exhibition
Onondaga Historical Association
Associated Artists of Central New York

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

Since 1927, Associated Artists has sought to bring together the best artists and their art for the benefit of the central New York community. The exhibit at OHA will showcase 85 years of juried arts competition winning entries from regional artists. "Timeless Imagery" is an opportunity to observe in one gallery the history of Central New York's changing art scene.


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



Melding Time and Process: Works by Richard Harvey
Redhouse

Price: Free
Redhouse
219 S. West St., Syracuse

Exploring the psychological and emotive potential of the human face, Harvey creates figurative art inspired by a diverse range of art historical influences including Byzantine iconography, African sculpture, and Expressionist painting. Elements of typography, signage and graffiti reflect his background in graphic design.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 18



Ekphrasis: A Marriage of Literary and Visual Arts
Szozda Gallery
CNY Pen Women

Szozda Gallery
Delavan Center, 501 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

"Ekphrasis" combines literary and visual arts with special related events showcasing the esteemed works of Central New York Pen Women, local chapter of The National League of American Pen Women, Inc.

Chair for this year's Annual Pen Women's show is artist Yolanda Tooley who defines the name chosen as a "rhetorical device in which one medium of art relates to another medium." Included in the visual part of "Ekphrasis" are about 32 pieces rendered by 16 artists, and writings by eight poets whose works are framed for hanging, bringing the total wall pieces to around 40. Rachael Ikins coordinated the "Ekphrasis" readings.

Pen Women visual artists included in "Ekphrasis" are Jacqueline Adamo, Joan Applebaum, Sallie Bailey, Linda Bigness-Lanigan, Evelyn Dankovich, Jeanne Dupre, Joy Englehart, Roscha Folger, Marilyn Forth, Diana Godfrey, Wendy Harris, Mary Kester, Karen Kozicki, Mary Raineri, Joan Steir and Yolanda Tooley.

Pen Women letters/writers/poets are Sheila Byrnes, Janet Fagal, Mary Gardner, Rachael Ikins, Georgia Popoff, Nancy Keefe Rhodes, Bobbie Panek and Lorraine Arsenault.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 18



Garden Art in Glass & Clay
Gallery 54

Gallery 54
54 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

Stained glass garden art by Liz and Rich Micho
Carved stoneware lanterns by Lauren Ritchie


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11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 18



Flower Power
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

"Flower Power" presents an eclectic mix of styles and art media. This group exhibition celebrates the beauty of flowers and the vessels used to contain them. The show includes photography, wood, sculpture, fiber art, and ceramics. Participating artists include Justin Campbell, Suzanne Fluty, Jen Gandee, Bob Gates, Mary Giehl, Vicki Hartman, Dave LoParco, Colleen McCall, Kate Money, Melissa Montgomery, Brooks Oliver, Kala Stein, Dan Tracy, Jeanann Wieners, Pualani Wiley, and Errol Willett.


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1:00 PM - 6:00 PM, May 18



Living Collections
Echo

745 N. Salina St. (formerly Craft Chemistry)
Syracuse

A series of paintings portraying children's collections in unusual environments by Pennsylvania artist, Elody Gyekis.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, May 18



RESOURCED/response: The Art of the Justseeds Artists Cooperative and SU Fiber Arts
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

This exhibition is a look into the environmental devastation that plagues the earth and its beings. It is also a look into the environmental justice movement that works to correct and heal the destruction. RESOURCED is a portfolio of hand-produced prints organized and created by the Justseeds Artists' Cooperative in 2010, focusing on resource extraction and climate issues, which will be used to help ask important questions about our environment. At the beginning of the spring semester 2012, students from the introduction to fibers course at Syracuse University viewed images from RESOURCED.

Students selected the poster that held most significance to them, either for the visual content of the work or the environmental issue it addressed. Then each student created a hand-dyed textile in response to the original work, using a variety of dye techniques, relief printing techniques and methods of stitching. These were both applied traditionally and adapted to suit the students' intentions and individual visual language.


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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, May 18



Group Exhibition and Sale
Syracuse Ceramic Guild

Price: Free
Delavan Center, #119
112 Wyoming St., Syracuse

The Syracuse Ceramic Guild will present a Group Exhibition. Take this great opportunity to meet the Guild's talented ceramic artists and view their unique and diverse work. A wide range of work will be showcased, and many items will be available for purchase.

Patrons should use the SCG's entrance on the Wyoming St. side of the Delavan Center, where free parking is available.


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8:30 PM - 11:00 PM, May 18



William Wegman: Flo Flow (2011)
Urban Video Project

Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The video "Flo Flow" is William Wegman's latest in a long line of human-canid collaborations. It was while he was in Long Beach in the 1970s that Wegman got his dog, Man Ray, with whom he began a fruitful collaboration of many years. Man Ray, known in the art world and beyond for his endearing deadpan presence, became a central figure in Wegman's photographs and videotapes. Ever since, Weimaraner-actors have peopled Wegman's uncanny imaginative universe, a reflection on both the human-ness of "animals" and the strangeness of humans.

William Wegman lives in New York and Maine where he continues to make videos, to take photographs and to make drawings and paintings.


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Comedy
 

8:00 PM, May 18



Redhouse Live Comedy Improv
Redhouse

Price: $10 regular, $5 members
Redhouse
219 S. West St., Syracuse


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Dance
 

7:30 PM, May 18



In Concert 2012
Syracuse Contemporary Dance Company

Price: $18 regular, $12 seniors/children
Carrier Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

"In Concert 2012" will feature nine original pieces by local and guest choreographers. The dance pieces will include jazz, modern dance, contemporary ballet, tap, and hip-hop.

Tickets available at the door, or by calling 315-472-0235.


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Music
 

8:00 PM, May 18



Ebony Hillbillies
Folkus Project

Price: $15
May Memorial Unitarian Society
3800 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

Whether they're playing for thousands at Carnegie Hall or commuters at the Grand Central subway station, the Ebony Hillbillies bring history alive with the vibrant, rousing sound of Americana. Echoing across generations and transcending racial and cultural boundaries, the Hillbillies are keeping an important legacy alive. As one of the last black string bands in the country, they take great pains to capture the traditional sound, all the while improvising and looking toward the future.


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8:00 PM, May 18



Sim Redmond Band, with Black Castle, Kambuyu Marimba Ensemble
Westcott Theater

Westcott Theater
524 Westcott St., Syracuse


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, May 18



You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Central New York Playhouse
Colin Keating, director

Price: $25 regular, $20 students/seniors, $10 children under 10
Empire Theater
New York State Fairgrounds, Geddes

You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (revised) is an updated version of the beloved musical that tells the story of an average day in the life of the famous comic strip child hero, Charlie Brown. This version contains an updated score with more songs, some dialog changes and the replacement of Patty with Sally, Charlie Brown's little sister. The audience is introduced to the whole Peanuts gang as they dance their way through the day. This production is fun for the whole family. The show stars Devon Simmons, Justin Polly, Krystal Scott, Briana Duger, Alex Cupelo, and Ceara Windhausen. Choreographed by Stephfond Brunson......

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8:00 PM, May 18



The Glass Menagerie
Appleseed Productions
Linda Lance, director

Price: $18 regular; $15 students/seniors
Atonement Lutheran Church
116 W. Glen Ave., Syracuse

A faded southern belle, with dreams of lost glory; a harried son with dreams of escape; a beautiful dreamer, whose collection of glass figurines is almost as fragile as she -- and a gentleman caller who could change everything for them all. These are the players in Tennessee Williams' classic drama about hope, loss and memories.

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8:00 PM, May 18



Church Basement Ladies
Encore Presentations
Patti Laird, director

Price: $15 regular, $10 students/seniors
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
5402 W. Genesee St., Camillus

A new musical comedy inspired by the books of Janet Letnes Martin and Suzann Nelson. Written by Jim Stowell and Jessica Zuehike. Music and lyrics by Drew Jansen.

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8:00 PM, May 18



RDP Student Outreach: The Wrestling Season
Rarely Done Productions
Scott Austin, director

Price: $20 adult, $10 student
Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

Presented with The Q Center at ACR, The Wrestling Season tackles subject matter seldom addressed but vital to youth and their families: the search for identity and the peer pressure that accompanies it. Using only the setting of a wrestling mat, eight young people struggle with the destructive power of rumors and how others see them.

This is Matt's year to excel on his high-school wrestling team, but innuendo about his friendship with Luke causes Matt to question himself and his priorities. Kori wants to be accepted for who she is, not the way she looks. Melanie copes with a reputation she cannot grow beyond. Jolt and Heather ultimately regret having too much too soon. And Nicole has so little self-esteem that she agrees with everyone.

The action is overseen by The Referee, who comments on the action from inside and outside the drama with hand signals and commands. Using images, movement and sound, cast members function as a chorus and as individual characters whose stories are interwoven to create a theatrical event that challenges and reveals their search for identity.


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Saturday, May 19, 2012


Art
 

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 19



OCC Student Architecture and Interior Design Exhibit
Onondaga Community College

Price: Free
Whitney Applied Technology Center
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse

A showcase of outstanding architecture and interior design projects by Onondaga Community College students.


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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, May 19



Structure and Space
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Chris Baker: gouache landscape and cityscape paintings
David Webster: ceramics
Jen Palmer: metal and stone jewelry
Richard Henry: oil and watercolor rural landscape paintings


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 19



Garden Art in Glass & Clay
Gallery 54

Gallery 54
54 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

Stained glass garden art by Liz and Rich Micho
Carved stoneware lanterns by Lauren Ritchie


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 19



For the Child in All of Us
Imagine

Imagine
38 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

A new collection of crafts made for children.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 19



Exploring the Digital Landscape: Works by Carl Hoffner

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

Carl Hoffner's artwork surrounds the viewer in a cacophony of color. His contemporary landscapes of the Central New York region vibrate with intense color. Says Hoffner, "In my work I explore the inherent abstractions and extraordinary color within Upstate New York’s wealth of natural beauty."

While Hoffner also works in traditional lithograph, the work being exhibited here is part of his digital portfolio. Hoffner uses the computer paired with a Wacom tablet, and Corel painter software to draw and paint directly on the computer. Hoffner explains, "I have found this to be a liberating artistic experience bringing back the play in my art as well as offering a chance to re-explore my passion for painting and color." The completed digital paintings are produced in limited editions using giclee inkjet printing technology.

Hoffner received his MFA from Syracuse University and a BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art. He taught in the art department of OCC in the 1980s. His work is in collections in the United States and abroad including galleries in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Europe, United Kingdom, and Australia. Hoffner currently resides in Fayetteville, NY.


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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, May 19



Mission Modern: The Paintings of Darryl Hughto
Dalton's American Decorative Arts

Dalton's American Decorative Arts
1931 James St., Syracuse

This show seamlessly juxtaposes Darryl Hughto's contemporary land and seascape paintings with Dalton's Mission-era furnishings. Hughto's recent paintings are a continuation into the 21st century of a feeling for man in and of the land in the American painting tradition. The show reveals the ongoing nature of American art and culture from past to present.


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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM, May 19



Melding Time and Process: Works by Richard Harvey
Redhouse

Price: Free
Redhouse
219 S. West St., Syracuse

Exploring the psychological and emotive potential of the human face, Harvey creates figurative art inspired by a diverse range of art historical influences including Byzantine iconography, African sculpture, and Expressionist painting. Elements of typography, signage and graffiti reflect his background in graphic design.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 19



Group Exhibition and Sale
Syracuse Ceramic Guild

Price: Free
Delavan Center, #119
112 Wyoming St., Syracuse

The Syracuse Ceramic Guild will present a Group Exhibition. Take this great opportunity to meet the Guild's talented ceramic artists and view their unique and diverse work. A wide range of work will be showcased, and many items will be available for purchase.

Patrons should use the SCG's entrance on the Wyoming St. side of the Delavan Center, where free parking is available.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 19



Ekphrasis: A Marriage of Literary and Visual Arts
Szozda Gallery
CNY Pen Women

Szozda Gallery
Delavan Center, 501 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

"Ekphrasis" combines literary and visual arts with special related events showcasing the esteemed works of Central New York Pen Women, local chapter of The National League of American Pen Women, Inc.

Chair for this year's Annual Pen Women's show is artist Yolanda Tooley who defines the name chosen as a "rhetorical device in which one medium of art relates to another medium." Included in the visual part of "Ekphrasis" are about 32 pieces rendered by 16 artists, and writings by eight poets whose works are framed for hanging, bringing the total wall pieces to around 40. Rachael Ikins coordinated the "Ekphrasis" readings.

Pen Women visual artists included in "Ekphrasis" are Jacqueline Adamo, Joan Applebaum, Sallie Bailey, Linda Bigness-Lanigan, Evelyn Dankovich, Jeanne Dupre, Joy Englehart, Roscha Folger, Marilyn Forth, Diana Godfrey, Wendy Harris, Mary Kester, Karen Kozicki, Mary Raineri, Joan Steir and Yolanda Tooley.

Pen Women letters/writers/poets are Sheila Byrnes, Janet Fagal, Mary Gardner, Rachael Ikins, Georgia Popoff, Nancy Keefe Rhodes, Bobbie Panek and Lorraine Arsenault.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 19



40th Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition
Community Folk Art Center

Price: Free
Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

The exhibition features artwork from local high school students, providing students from diverse and underrepresented groups the opportunity to showcase their talents.


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



Living Collections
Echo

745 N. Salina St. (formerly Craft Chemistry)
Syracuse

A series of paintings portraying children's collections in unusual environments by Pennsylvania artist, Elody Gyekis.


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11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, May 19



Flower Power
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

"Flower Power" presents an eclectic mix of styles and art media. This group exhibition celebrates the beauty of flowers and the vessels used to contain them. The show includes photography, wood, sculpture, fiber art, and ceramics. Participating artists include Justin Campbell, Suzanne Fluty, Jen Gandee, Bob Gates, Mary Giehl, Vicki Hartman, Dave LoParco, Colleen McCall, Kate Money, Melissa Montgomery, Brooks Oliver, Kala Stein, Dan Tracy, Jeanann Wieners, Pualani Wiley, and Errol Willett.


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



Timeless Imagery: Associated Artists of CNY's 85th Anniversary Exhibition
Onondaga Historical Association
Associated Artists of Central New York

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

Since 1927, Associated Artists has sought to bring together the best artists and their art for the benefit of the central New York community. The exhibit at OHA will showcase 85 years of juried arts competition winning entries from regional artists. "Timeless Imagery" is an opportunity to observe in one gallery the history of Central New York's changing art scene.


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



Take No Prisoners: Political Cartoons Over Time and Place
Onondaga Historical Association

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

Three well-known Central New York political cartoonists, Joe Glisson, Tim Atseff, and Frank Cammuso, are the featured cartoonists for an exhibition entitled "Take No Prisoners: Political Cartoons Over Time and Place." With insightful humor, these artists and their historic predecessors produced a wide variety of editorial cartoons that illustrated important issues of their time. Starting with cartoons from the Civil War era through the present day, "Take No Prisoners" is an opportunity to experience historic subjects as the current events they once were, and to see how election issues of the past compare with those of the present-day.


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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, May 19



RESOURCED/response: The Art of the Justseeds Artists Cooperative and SU Fiber Arts
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

This exhibition is a look into the environmental devastation that plagues the earth and its beings. It is also a look into the environmental justice movement that works to correct and heal the destruction. RESOURCED is a portfolio of hand-produced prints organized and created by the Justseeds Artists' Cooperative in 2010, focusing on resource extraction and climate issues, which will be used to help ask important questions about our environment. At the beginning of the spring semester 2012, students from the introduction to fibers course at Syracuse University viewed images from RESOURCED.

Students selected the poster that held most significance to them, either for the visual content of the work or the environmental issue it addressed. Then each student created a hand-dyed textile in response to the original work, using a variety of dye techniques, relief printing techniques and methods of stitching. These were both applied traditionally and adapted to suit the students' intentions and individual visual language.


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8:30 PM - 11:00 PM, May 19



William Wegman: Flo Flow (2011)
Urban Video Project

Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The video "Flo Flow" is William Wegman's latest in a long line of human-canid collaborations. It was while he was in Long Beach in the 1970s that Wegman got his dog, Man Ray, with whom he began a fruitful collaboration of many years. Man Ray, known in the art world and beyond for his endearing deadpan presence, became a central figure in Wegman's photographs and videotapes. Ever since, Weimaraner-actors have peopled Wegman's uncanny imaginative universe, a reflection on both the human-ness of "animals" and the strangeness of humans.

William Wegman lives in New York and Maine where he continues to make videos, to take photographs and to make drawings and paintings.


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Comedy
 

8:00 PM, May 19



"Bad Habits" Show
Salt City Improv Theater

Price: $5
Salt City Improv Theatre
Shoppingtown Mall, Sears Wing, Dewitt

May is National Recommitment Month! Did you know that? Yeah...neither did we. This is the month when we’re all supposed to get "back on track." I guess they (whoever "they" are) figured that by now, you've completely caved on all your New Year's resolutions and returned to your previous bad habits. To that we say: good for you! Sure, you could "try, try again." But, really, why bother? Breaking bad habits is hard work. Engaging in bad habits is much easier (not to mention, way more fun.)

Join us as we recommit to our favorite guilty pleasure...the hilarious improv comedy of the SCiT house team, Pork Pie Hat (short form improv, in the style of the hit TV show “Whose Line Is It, Anyway.”)


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Dance
 

7:30 PM, May 19



In Concert 2012
Syracuse Contemporary Dance Company

Price: $18 regular, $12 seniors/children
Carrier Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

"In Concert 2012" will feature nine original pieces by local and guest choreographers. The dance pieces will include jazz, modern dance, contemporary ballet, tap, and hip-hop.

Tickets available at the door, or by calling 315-472-0235.


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Music
 

2:00 PM, May 19



Ebony Hillbillies
Folkus Project

Price: Donations accepted
Southwest Community Center
401 South Ave., Syracuse

Whether they're playing for thousands at Carnegie Hall or commuters at the Grand Central subway station, the Ebony Hillbillies bring history alive with the vibrant, rousing sound of Americana. Echoing across generations and transcending racial and cultural boundaries, the Hillbillies are keeping an important legacy alive. As one of the last black string bands in the country, they take great pains to capture the traditional sound, all the while improvising and looking toward the future.

For more information about Saturday's concert, phone 315-671-5834.


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7:00 PM, May 19



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

Price: $8 adults, $6 children; proceeds to benefit UCF Witness Ministries
United Church of Fayetteville
310 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville

The concert features music from Walt Disney, James Bond, "Raiders of the Lost Ark," Wagner's "Twilight of the Gods," Donizetti's "Daughter of the Regiment," Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever," and others.


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8:00 PM, May 19



Redhouse Regulars: Hanna Richardson, Phil Flanigan, Brian Earle
Redhouse

Price: $15 regular, $10 members
Redhouse
219 S. West St., Syracuse

Join Hanna Richardson, guitar and vocals; Phil Flanigan, bass; and Brian Earle, clarinet as they perform classic swinging music from the 1930s and '40s.


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8:00 PM, May 19



The Polyphonic Spree
Westcott Theater

Westcott Theater
524 Westcott St., Syracuse


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, May 19



You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Central New York Playhouse
Colin Keating, director

Price: $25 regular, $20 students/seniors, $10 children under 10
Empire Theater
New York State Fairgrounds, Geddes

You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (revised) is an updated version of the beloved musical that tells the story of an average day in the life of the famous comic strip child hero, Charlie Brown. This version contains an updated score with more songs, some dialog changes and the replacement of Patty with Sally, Charlie Brown's little sister. The audience is introduced to the whole Peanuts gang as they dance their way through the day. This production is fun for the whole family. The show stars Devon Simmons, Justin Polly, Krystal Scott, Briana Duger, Alex Cupelo, and Ceara Windhausen. Choreographed by Stephfond Brunson......

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8:00 PM, May 19



The Glass Menagerie
Appleseed Productions
Linda Lance, director

Price: $18 regular; $15 students/seniors
Atonement Lutheran Church
116 W. Glen Ave., Syracuse

A faded southern belle, with dreams of lost glory; a harried son with dreams of escape; a beautiful dreamer, whose collection of glass figurines is almost as fragile as she -- and a gentleman caller who could change everything for them all. These are the players in Tennessee Williams' classic drama about hope, loss and memories.

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8:00 PM, May 19



Church Basement Ladies
Encore Presentations
Patti Laird, director

Price: $15 regular, $10 students/seniors
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
5402 W. Genesee St., Camillus

A new musical comedy inspired by the books of Janet Letnes Martin and Suzann Nelson. Written by Jim Stowell and Jessica Zuehike. Music and lyrics by Drew Jansen.

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8:00 PM, May 19



RDP Student Outreach: The Wrestling Season
Rarely Done Productions
Scott Austin, director

Price: $20 adult, $10 student
Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

Presented with The Q Center at ACR, The Wrestling Season tackles subject matter seldom addressed but vital to youth and their families: the search for identity and the peer pressure that accompanies it. Using only the setting of a wrestling mat, eight young people struggle with the destructive power of rumors and how others see them.

This is Matt's year to excel on his high-school wrestling team, but innuendo about his friendship with Luke causes Matt to question himself and his priorities. Kori wants to be accepted for who she is, not the way she looks. Melanie copes with a reputation she cannot grow beyond. Jolt and Heather ultimately regret having too much too soon. And Nicole has so little self-esteem that she agrees with everyone.

The action is overseen by The Referee, who comments on the action from inside and outside the drama with hand signals and commands. Using images, movement and sound, cast members function as a chorus and as individual characters whose stories are interwoven to create a theatrical event that challenges and reveals their search for identity.


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