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Events for Friday, May 7, 2021

Any time I and You Syracuse Stage

12:00 AM-11:59 PM Window Exhibit: The Power of the Ordinary: Masked Portraits by Katie Mulligan ArtRage Gallery

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Floating Bridge: Postmodern and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Who What When Where Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming Everson Museum of Art

7:00 PM Poet Pablo Medina Downtown Writer's Center

8:45 PM-11:00 PM Steffani Jemison: Figure 8 Urban Video Project

Events for Saturday, May 8, 2021

Any time I and You Syracuse Stage

12:00 AM-11:59 PM Window Exhibit: The Power of the Ordinary: Masked Portraits by Katie Mulligan ArtRage Gallery

9:30 AM Symphoria Youth Orchestras Spring Concert Symphoria

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Who What When Where Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Floating Bridge: Postmodern and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM Symphoria Youth Orchestras Spring Concert Symphoria

12:30 PM Symphoria Youth Orchestras Spring Concert Symphoria

2:00 PM Symphoria Youth Orchestras Spring Concert Symphoria

7:30 PM The Best of Symphoria Pops Symphoria

8:45 PM-11:00 PM Steffani Jemison: Figure 8 Urban Video Project

Events for Sunday, May 9, 2021

Any time I and You Syracuse Stage

12:00 AM-11:59 PM Window Exhibit: The Power of the Ordinary: Masked Portraits by Katie Mulligan ArtRage Gallery

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Floating Bridge: Postmodern and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Who What When Where Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM Symphoria Youth Orchestras Spring Concert Symphoria

1:30 PM Symphoria Youth Orchestras Spring Concert Symphoria

2:50 PM Symphoria Youth Orchestras Spring Concert Symphoria

4:00 PM CMM Live! Song and Strings Civic Morning Musicals

4:20 PM Symphoria Youth Orchestras Spring Concert Symphoria

Events for Monday, May 10, 2021

Any time I and You Syracuse Stage

12:00 AM-11:59 PM Window Exhibit: The Power of the Ordinary: Masked Portraits by Katie Mulligan ArtRage Gallery

Events for Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Any time I and You Syracuse Stage

12:00 AM-11:59 PM Window Exhibit: The Power of the Ordinary: Masked Portraits by Katie Mulligan ArtRage Gallery

Events for Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Any time I and You Syracuse Stage

12:00 AM-11:59 PM Window Exhibit: The Power of the Ordinary: Masked Portraits by Katie Mulligan ArtRage Gallery

12:15 PM Ilana Joyce Cady, piano Civic Morning Musicals

Events for Thursday, May 13, 2021

Any time I and You Syracuse Stage

12:00 AM-11:59 PM Window Exhibit: The Power of the Ordinary: Masked Portraits by Katie Mulligan ArtRage Gallery

12:00 PM-6:00 PM Leslie Feinberg: Screened In, Looking Out -- A Disabilities Photo Exhibit ArtRage Gallery

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Who What When Where Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Floating Bridge: Postmodern and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming Everson Museum of Art

6:00 PM Everson Close-Up Artist Series: Ellen Blalock: Conversations Through Creation Everson Museum of Art

8:00 PM Working: A Musical Syracuse University Drama Department

8:45 PM-11:00 PM Steffani Jemison: Figure 8 Urban Video Project

Events for Friday, May 14, 2021

Any time I and You Syracuse Stage

12:00 AM-11:59 PM Window Exhibit: The Power of the Ordinary: Masked Portraits by Katie Mulligan ArtRage Gallery

12:00 PM-6:00 PM Leslie Feinberg: Screened In, Looking Out -- A Disabilities Photo Exhibit ArtRage Gallery

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Floating Bridge: Postmodern and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Who What When Where Everson Museum of Art

6:00 PM Downtown Ghostwalk Onondaga Historical Association

7:00 PM Poet Joseph Millar Downtown Writer's Center

8:00 PM Working: A Musical Syracuse University Drama Department

8:45 PM-11:00 PM Steffani Jemison: Figure 8 Urban Video Project

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Friday, May 7, 2021


Art
 

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM, May 7



Window Exhibit: The Power of the Ordinary: Masked Portraits by Katie Mulligan
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Katie Mulligan is a Syracuse based, freelance illustrator and animator. This series of masked portraits drawn in ink celebrates the efforts of ordinary people in fighting COVID-19 and captures the moment we are currently living in. The choice to wear a mask for the collective health of the public is a refreshing show of unity many have made toward fighting the pandemic. These portraits are of many people from many backgrounds; essential workers, educators, neighbors, family, and more are featured.

The portraits are on display in the front windows of the gallery.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 7



The Floating Bridge: Postmodern and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson began collecting contemporary Japanese ceramics in earnest in the mid 1970s, an experimental period when artists were applying geometric forms and conceptual strategies to traditional materials and forms. The exhibition highlights this under-recognized generation of artists who are now credited with laying the groundwork for today's contemporary ceramic movement in Japan.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 7



Who What When Where
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Based upon the iconic Carrie Mae Weems' 1998 work of the same name, Who What When Where explores questions of identity, place, and time while investigating the four words fundamental to the construction of narratives.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 7



Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming," the artist's first solo museum exhibition in his hometown of Syracuse, features digital illustrations alongside newly created video works, and a series of his "Jalethal" dolls.


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8:45 PM - 11:00 PM, May 7



Steffani Jemison: Figure 8
Urban Video Project

Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For nearly a decade, Brooklyn-based artist Steffani Jemison has been deeply invested in examining the ways knowledge is constructed and legitimized. This interest stems from a fascination with frameworks of interpretation and narration, as well as critical theory and Black vernacular traditions. She explores these concepts through a practice that encompasses sculpture, video, installation, sound, and fiction writing.

Light Work commissioned Steffani Jemison to create new work for Urban Video Project as part of an annual moving image commission program. The new work, Figure 8, comes out of Jemison's collaboration with athlete Alexis Page.

The video will be projected onto the north facade of the Everson Museum beginning at dusk.


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Poetry/Reading
 

7:00 PM, May 7



Poet Pablo Medina
Downtown Writer's Center

Price: Free
Online


Cuban-born Pablo Medina is the author of 19 books, most recently the novel The Cuban Comedy and the poetry collection Soledades (poems in Spanish). His critically acclaimed translations include García Lorca's Poet in New York (with Mark Statman) and Alejo Carpentier's seminal novel The Kingdom of This World. Medina's work has appeared in various languages and in magazines and periodicals throughout the world. Winner of many awards for his work, including fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Guggenheim Foundation, Medina lives in Williamsville, VT, and is on faculty at the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers.

Register to receive Zoom link.


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Theater
 

Any time, May 7



I and You
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Crespo, director

Price: $30 individual, $60 household
Online


Isolated due to a life-threatening illness, Caroline hasn't been to school in months. Confined to her room, she relies on Instagram, Facebook and a stuffed turtle for company. That is until classmate Anthony bursts in—unexpectedly and bearing waffle fries, some Walt Whitman poetry, and a literature project due the next day. He's enthusiastic, athletic, and charming in a nerdy sort of way, but Caroline is wary. Still, an unlikely friendship develops as a run of the mill homework assignment reveals the pair's hopes and dreams, and they come to realize that Whitman's sense of interconnectedness means more to their lives than they could have imagined. This sharp, funny, and tender-hearted play by Lauren Gunderson won the Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award in 2014.

Buy video-on-demand tickets.


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Saturday, May 8, 2021


Art
 

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM, May 8



Window Exhibit: The Power of the Ordinary: Masked Portraits by Katie Mulligan
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Katie Mulligan is a Syracuse based, freelance illustrator and animator. This series of masked portraits drawn in ink celebrates the efforts of ordinary people in fighting COVID-19 and captures the moment we are currently living in. The choice to wear a mask for the collective health of the public is a refreshing show of unity many have made toward fighting the pandemic. These portraits are of many people from many backgrounds; essential workers, educators, neighbors, family, and more are featured.

The portraits are on display in the front windows of the gallery.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 8



Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming," the artist's first solo museum exhibition in his hometown of Syracuse, features digital illustrations alongside newly created video works, and a series of his "Jalethal" dolls.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 8



Who What When Where
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Based upon the iconic Carrie Mae Weems' 1998 work of the same name, Who What When Where explores questions of identity, place, and time while investigating the four words fundamental to the construction of narratives.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 8



The Floating Bridge: Postmodern and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson began collecting contemporary Japanese ceramics in earnest in the mid 1970s, an experimental period when artists were applying geometric forms and conceptual strategies to traditional materials and forms. The exhibition highlights this under-recognized generation of artists who are now credited with laying the groundwork for today's contemporary ceramic movement in Japan.


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8:45 PM - 11:00 PM, May 8



Steffani Jemison: Figure 8
Urban Video Project

Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For nearly a decade, Brooklyn-based artist Steffani Jemison has been deeply invested in examining the ways knowledge is constructed and legitimized. This interest stems from a fascination with frameworks of interpretation and narration, as well as critical theory and Black vernacular traditions. She explores these concepts through a practice that encompasses sculpture, video, installation, sound, and fiction writing.

Light Work commissioned Steffani Jemison to create new work for Urban Video Project as part of an annual moving image commission program. The new work, Figure 8, comes out of Jemison's collaboration with athlete Alexis Page.

The video will be projected onto the north facade of the Everson Museum beginning at dusk.


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Music
 

9:30 AM, May 8



Symphoria Youth Orchestras Spring Concert
Symphoria

Price: Free
Online


Hear the Central New York's most talented young musicians perform a wide variety of chamber music works in the final concert of their 2020-21 season.

More information and streaming links


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11:00 AM, May 8



Symphoria Youth Orchestras Spring Concert
Symphoria

Price: Free
Online


Hear the Central New York's most talented young musicians perform a wide variety of chamber music works in the final concert of their 2020-21 season.

More information and streaming links


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12:30 PM, May 8



Symphoria Youth Orchestras Spring Concert
Symphoria

Price: Free
Online


Hear the Central New York's most talented young musicians perform a wide variety of chamber music works in the final concert of their 2020-21 season.

More information and streaming links


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2:00 PM, May 8



Symphoria Youth Orchestras Spring Concert
Symphoria

Price: Free
Online


Hear the Central New York's most talented young musicians perform a wide variety of chamber music works in the final concert of their 2020-21 season.

More information and streaming links


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7:30 PM, May 8



The Best of Symphoria Pops
Symphoria
Sean O'Loughlin, conductor

Price: Live stream: $20 individual, $35 family
Online


O'Loughlin (arr.) Musicals Meet the Movies
Custer (arr.) A Salute to the Big Apple
Bulla (arr.) 007 Through the Years
O'Loughin (arr.): Amazing Grace
Bernstein West Side Story Overture
Custer (arr.) Forrest Gump
Williams Star Wars: The Force Awakens


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Theater
 

Any time, May 8



I and You
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Crespo, director

Price: $30 individual, $60 household
Online


Isolated due to a life-threatening illness, Caroline hasn't been to school in months. Confined to her room, she relies on Instagram, Facebook and a stuffed turtle for company. That is until classmate Anthony bursts in—unexpectedly and bearing waffle fries, some Walt Whitman poetry, and a literature project due the next day. He's enthusiastic, athletic, and charming in a nerdy sort of way, but Caroline is wary. Still, an unlikely friendship develops as a run of the mill homework assignment reveals the pair's hopes and dreams, and they come to realize that Whitman's sense of interconnectedness means more to their lives than they could have imagined. This sharp, funny, and tender-hearted play by Lauren Gunderson won the Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award in 2014.

Buy video-on-demand tickets.


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Sunday, May 9, 2021


Art
 

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM, May 9



Window Exhibit: The Power of the Ordinary: Masked Portraits by Katie Mulligan
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Katie Mulligan is a Syracuse based, freelance illustrator and animator. This series of masked portraits drawn in ink celebrates the efforts of ordinary people in fighting COVID-19 and captures the moment we are currently living in. The choice to wear a mask for the collective health of the public is a refreshing show of unity many have made toward fighting the pandemic. These portraits are of many people from many backgrounds; essential workers, educators, neighbors, family, and more are featured.

The portraits are on display in the front windows of the gallery.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 9



Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming," the artist's first solo museum exhibition in his hometown of Syracuse, features digital illustrations alongside newly created video works, and a series of his "Jalethal" dolls.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 9



The Floating Bridge: Postmodern and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson began collecting contemporary Japanese ceramics in earnest in the mid 1970s, an experimental period when artists were applying geometric forms and conceptual strategies to traditional materials and forms. The exhibition highlights this under-recognized generation of artists who are now credited with laying the groundwork for today's contemporary ceramic movement in Japan.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 9



Who What When Where
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Based upon the iconic Carrie Mae Weems' 1998 work of the same name, Who What When Where explores questions of identity, place, and time while investigating the four words fundamental to the construction of narratives.


Back to list
 


Music
 

12:00 PM, May 9



Symphoria Youth Orchestras Spring Concert
Symphoria

Price: Free
Online


Hear the Central New York's most talented young musicians perform a wide variety of chamber music works in the final concert of their 2020-21 season.

More information and streaming links


Back to list
 

 

1:30 PM, May 9



Symphoria Youth Orchestras Spring Concert
Symphoria

Price: Free
Online


Hear the Central New York's most talented young musicians perform a wide variety of chamber music works in the final concert of their 2020-21 season.

More information and streaming links


Back to list
 

 

2:50 PM, May 9



Symphoria Youth Orchestras Spring Concert
Symphoria

Price: Free
Online


Hear the Central New York's most talented young musicians perform a wide variety of chamber music works in the final concert of their 2020-21 season.

More information and streaming links


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4:00 PM, May 9



CMM Live! Song and Strings
Civic Morning Musicals
Kathleen Roland-Silverstein, soprano; William Knuth, violin; Dan Sato, piano

Price: $25
Online


This varied program includes songs in Swedish, English, Saami (Finland), Hungarian, French, and Italian, representing composers from all over the globe, including an American premiere of song settings of indigenous Lapland, in the far north of Finland. This song and three other sets are by outstanding women composers from America, the U.K., and Finland.

Facebook event


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4:20 PM, May 9



Symphoria Youth Orchestras Spring Concert
Symphoria

Price: Free
Online


Hear the Central New York's most talented young musicians perform a wide variety of chamber music works in the final concert of their 2020-21 season.

More information and streaming links


Back to list
 


Theater
 

Any time, May 9



I and You
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Crespo, director

Price: $30 individual, $60 household
Online


Isolated due to a life-threatening illness, Caroline hasn't been to school in months. Confined to her room, she relies on Instagram, Facebook and a stuffed turtle for company. That is until classmate Anthony bursts in—unexpectedly and bearing waffle fries, some Walt Whitman poetry, and a literature project due the next day. He's enthusiastic, athletic, and charming in a nerdy sort of way, but Caroline is wary. Still, an unlikely friendship develops as a run of the mill homework assignment reveals the pair's hopes and dreams, and they come to realize that Whitman's sense of interconnectedness means more to their lives than they could have imagined. This sharp, funny, and tender-hearted play by Lauren Gunderson won the Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award in 2014.

Buy video-on-demand tickets.


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Monday, May 10, 2021


Art
 

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM, May 10



Window Exhibit: The Power of the Ordinary: Masked Portraits by Katie Mulligan
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Katie Mulligan is a Syracuse based, freelance illustrator and animator. This series of masked portraits drawn in ink celebrates the efforts of ordinary people in fighting COVID-19 and captures the moment we are currently living in. The choice to wear a mask for the collective health of the public is a refreshing show of unity many have made toward fighting the pandemic. These portraits are of many people from many backgrounds; essential workers, educators, neighbors, family, and more are featured.

The portraits are on display in the front windows of the gallery.


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Theater
 

Any time, May 10



I and You
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Crespo, director

Price: $30 individual, $60 household
Online


Isolated due to a life-threatening illness, Caroline hasn't been to school in months. Confined to her room, she relies on Instagram, Facebook and a stuffed turtle for company. That is until classmate Anthony bursts in—unexpectedly and bearing waffle fries, some Walt Whitman poetry, and a literature project due the next day. He's enthusiastic, athletic, and charming in a nerdy sort of way, but Caroline is wary. Still, an unlikely friendship develops as a run of the mill homework assignment reveals the pair's hopes and dreams, and they come to realize that Whitman's sense of interconnectedness means more to their lives than they could have imagined. This sharp, funny, and tender-hearted play by Lauren Gunderson won the Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award in 2014.

Buy video-on-demand tickets.


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Tuesday, May 11, 2021


Art
 

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



Window Exhibit: The Power of the Ordinary: Masked Portraits by Katie Mulligan
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Katie Mulligan is a Syracuse based, freelance illustrator and animator. This series of masked portraits drawn in ink celebrates the efforts of ordinary people in fighting COVID-19 and captures the moment we are currently living in. The choice to wear a mask for the collective health of the public is a refreshing show of unity many have made toward fighting the pandemic. These portraits are of many people from many backgrounds; essential workers, educators, neighbors, family, and more are featured.

The portraits are on display in the front windows of the gallery.


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Theater
 

Any time, May 11



I and You
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Crespo, director

Price: $30 individual, $60 household
Online


Isolated due to a life-threatening illness, Caroline hasn't been to school in months. Confined to her room, she relies on Instagram, Facebook and a stuffed turtle for company. That is until classmate Anthony bursts in—unexpectedly and bearing waffle fries, some Walt Whitman poetry, and a literature project due the next day. He's enthusiastic, athletic, and charming in a nerdy sort of way, but Caroline is wary. Still, an unlikely friendship develops as a run of the mill homework assignment reveals the pair's hopes and dreams, and they come to realize that Whitman's sense of interconnectedness means more to their lives than they could have imagined. This sharp, funny, and tender-hearted play by Lauren Gunderson won the Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award in 2014.

Buy video-on-demand tickets.


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Wednesday, May 12, 2021


Art
 

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



Window Exhibit: The Power of the Ordinary: Masked Portraits by Katie Mulligan
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Katie Mulligan is a Syracuse based, freelance illustrator and animator. This series of masked portraits drawn in ink celebrates the efforts of ordinary people in fighting COVID-19 and captures the moment we are currently living in. The choice to wear a mask for the collective health of the public is a refreshing show of unity many have made toward fighting the pandemic. These portraits are of many people from many backgrounds; essential workers, educators, neighbors, family, and more are featured.

The portraits are on display in the front windows of the gallery.


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Music
 

12:15 PM, May 12



Ilana Joyce Cady, piano
Civic Morning Musicals

Price: Free
Online


Facebook event


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Theater
 

Any time, May 12



I and You
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Crespo, director

Price: $30 individual, $60 household
Online


Isolated due to a life-threatening illness, Caroline hasn't been to school in months. Confined to her room, she relies on Instagram, Facebook and a stuffed turtle for company. That is until classmate Anthony bursts in—unexpectedly and bearing waffle fries, some Walt Whitman poetry, and a literature project due the next day. He's enthusiastic, athletic, and charming in a nerdy sort of way, but Caroline is wary. Still, an unlikely friendship develops as a run of the mill homework assignment reveals the pair's hopes and dreams, and they come to realize that Whitman's sense of interconnectedness means more to their lives than they could have imagined. This sharp, funny, and tender-hearted play by Lauren Gunderson won the Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award in 2014.

Buy video-on-demand tickets.


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Thursday, May 13, 2021


Art
 

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM, May 13



Window Exhibit: The Power of the Ordinary: Masked Portraits by Katie Mulligan
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Katie Mulligan is a Syracuse based, freelance illustrator and animator. This series of masked portraits drawn in ink celebrates the efforts of ordinary people in fighting COVID-19 and captures the moment we are currently living in. The choice to wear a mask for the collective health of the public is a refreshing show of unity many have made toward fighting the pandemic. These portraits are of many people from many backgrounds; essential workers, educators, neighbors, family, and more are featured.

The portraits are on display in the front windows of the gallery.


Back to list
 

 

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



Leslie Feinberg: Screened In, Looking Out -- A Disabilities Photo Exhibit
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free, but reservations required
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Leslie Feinberg (1949-2014) was a renowned trans activist, historian, writer and the author of the groundbreaking gender-nonconforming 1993 novel Stone Butch Blues. Feinberg made this photographic series between summer 2009 and winter 2011, when ze (ze and hir were Feinberg's preferred pronouns) relocated to Syracuse to live with hir spouse, Minnie Bruce Pratt, due to Feinberg's failing health resulting from long term Lyme+ disease.

Hir long-standing illness from Lyme+ disease was intensifying, complicated by anti-trans prejudice embedded in for-profit health care. Hir ability to complete writing projects was impaired and hir ability to visualize waned. Regardless of the impediments Leslie's illness presented for years, ze undertook this last photo project and never stopped organizing and advocating for justice and for liberation from oppression.

This exhibition at ArtRage Gallery, just a few blocks away from where the photographs were taken, features 29 newly created prints selected from the 119 photographs that make up the complete series. Also exhibited are photographs of Feinberg, which document five decades of activism, from the home albums of Minnie Bruce Pratt. Lastly, the exhibition includes several poems by Minnie Bruce Pratt from her recently published book Magnified, which is a collection of love poems written while Feinberg was gravely ill.

Reservations


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



Who What When Where
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Based upon the iconic Carrie Mae Weems' 1998 work of the same name, Who What When Where explores questions of identity, place, and time while investigating the four words fundamental to the construction of narratives.


Back to list
 

 

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



The Floating Bridge: Postmodern and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson began collecting contemporary Japanese ceramics in earnest in the mid 1970s, an experimental period when artists were applying geometric forms and conceptual strategies to traditional materials and forms. The exhibition highlights this under-recognized generation of artists who are now credited with laying the groundwork for today's contemporary ceramic movement in Japan.


Back to list
 

 

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



Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming," the artist's first solo museum exhibition in his hometown of Syracuse, features digital illustrations alongside newly created video works, and a series of his "Jalethal" dolls.


Back to list
 

 

8:45 PM - 11:00 PM, May 13



Steffani Jemison: Figure 8
Urban Video Project

Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For nearly a decade, Brooklyn-based artist Steffani Jemison has been deeply invested in examining the ways knowledge is constructed and legitimized. This interest stems from a fascination with frameworks of interpretation and narration, as well as critical theory and Black vernacular traditions. She explores these concepts through a practice that encompasses sculpture, video, installation, sound, and fiction writing.

Light Work commissioned Steffani Jemison to create new work for Urban Video Project as part of an annual moving image commission program. The new work, Figure 8, comes out of Jemison's collaboration with athlete Alexis Page.

The video will be projected onto the north facade of the Everson Museum beginning at dusk.


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Lecture
 

6:00 PM, May 13



Everson Close-Up Artist Series: Ellen Blalock: Conversations Through Creation
Everson Museum of Art

Price: Free
Online


Who: Artist Ellen Blalock's work tells stories of the ignored and underrepresented. Her choice of media include photography, video, drawing, fiber, and installation.

What: Ellen will share about how she uses art to raise awareness of human conditions, social injustices, cultural diversities, and religious and spiritual beliefs. She'll also discuss the meaning and inspiration behind her piece "Bang Bang, You Dead!" (2018), featured in Who What When Where.

Zoom registration closes 10 minutes before start time.


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Theater
 

Any time, May 13



I and You
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Crespo, director

Price: $30 individual, $60 household
Online


Isolated due to a life-threatening illness, Caroline hasn't been to school in months. Confined to her room, she relies on Instagram, Facebook and a stuffed turtle for company. That is until classmate Anthony bursts in—unexpectedly and bearing waffle fries, some Walt Whitman poetry, and a literature project due the next day. He's enthusiastic, athletic, and charming in a nerdy sort of way, but Caroline is wary. Still, an unlikely friendship develops as a run of the mill homework assignment reveals the pair's hopes and dreams, and they come to realize that Whitman's sense of interconnectedness means more to their lives than they could have imagined. This sharp, funny, and tender-hearted play by Lauren Gunderson won the Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award in 2014.

Buy video-on-demand tickets.


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8:00 PM, May 13



Working: A Musical
Syracuse University Drama Department
Rodney Hudson, director

Price: Pay what you wish
Online


Based on Studs Terkel's best-selling book of interviews with American workers, Working paints a vivid portrait of the people the world so often takes for granted: the schoolteacher, the phone operator, the food server, the millworker, the mason, and the stay-at-home parent, just to name a few. Nominated for six Tony Awards, Working received a contemporary make-over in 2012 and features new songs by Tony Award-winning Lin-Manuel Miranda, as well as favorites by Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, and James Taylor. With most professions updated, the show's power still resides in the core truths that transcend specific occupations; the key is how people's relationships to their work ultimately reveal key aspects of their humanity, regardless of the trappings of the job itself. Musical Direction by Brian Cimmet; choreography by Bradley Stone.

Please note: the performers are masked and distanced throughout the show.

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Friday, May 14, 2021


Art
 

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM, May 14



Window Exhibit: The Power of the Ordinary: Masked Portraits by Katie Mulligan
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Katie Mulligan is a Syracuse based, freelance illustrator and animator. This series of masked portraits drawn in ink celebrates the efforts of ordinary people in fighting COVID-19 and captures the moment we are currently living in. The choice to wear a mask for the collective health of the public is a refreshing show of unity many have made toward fighting the pandemic. These portraits are of many people from many backgrounds; essential workers, educators, neighbors, family, and more are featured.

The portraits are on display in the front windows of the gallery.


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12:00 PM - 6:00 PM, May 14



Leslie Feinberg: Screened In, Looking Out -- A Disabilities Photo Exhibit
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free, but reservations required
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Leslie Feinberg (1949-2014) was a renowned trans activist, historian, writer and the author of the groundbreaking gender-nonconforming 1993 novel Stone Butch Blues. Feinberg made this photographic series between summer 2009 and winter 2011, when ze (ze and hir were Feinberg's preferred pronouns) relocated to Syracuse to live with hir spouse, Minnie Bruce Pratt, due to Feinberg's failing health resulting from long term Lyme+ disease.

Hir long-standing illness from Lyme+ disease was intensifying, complicated by anti-trans prejudice embedded in for-profit health care. Hir ability to complete writing projects was impaired and hir ability to visualize waned. Regardless of the impediments Leslie's illness presented for years, ze undertook this last photo project and never stopped organizing and advocating for justice and for liberation from oppression.

This exhibition at ArtRage Gallery, just a few blocks away from where the photographs were taken, features 29 newly created prints selected from the 119 photographs that make up the complete series. Also exhibited are photographs of Feinberg, which document five decades of activism, from the home albums of Minnie Bruce Pratt. Lastly, the exhibition includes several poems by Minnie Bruce Pratt from her recently published book Magnified, which is a collection of love poems written while Feinberg was gravely ill.

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Minnie Bruce Pratt will be in attendance this afternoon 3:00-6:00 pm.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 14



Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming," the artist's first solo museum exhibition in his hometown of Syracuse, features digital illustrations alongside newly created video works, and a series of his "Jalethal" dolls.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 14



The Floating Bridge: Postmodern and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson began collecting contemporary Japanese ceramics in earnest in the mid 1970s, an experimental period when artists were applying geometric forms and conceptual strategies to traditional materials and forms. The exhibition highlights this under-recognized generation of artists who are now credited with laying the groundwork for today's contemporary ceramic movement in Japan.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 14



Who What When Where
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Based upon the iconic Carrie Mae Weems' 1998 work of the same name, Who What When Where explores questions of identity, place, and time while investigating the four words fundamental to the construction of narratives.


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8:45 PM - 11:00 PM, May 14



Steffani Jemison: Figure 8
Urban Video Project

Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For nearly a decade, Brooklyn-based artist Steffani Jemison has been deeply invested in examining the ways knowledge is constructed and legitimized. This interest stems from a fascination with frameworks of interpretation and narration, as well as critical theory and Black vernacular traditions. She explores these concepts through a practice that encompasses sculpture, video, installation, sound, and fiction writing.

Light Work commissioned Steffani Jemison to create new work for Urban Video Project as part of an annual moving image commission program. The new work, Figure 8, comes out of Jemison's collaboration with athlete Alexis Page.

The video will be projected onto the north facade of the Everson Museum beginning at dusk.


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History
 

6:00 PM, May 14



Downtown Ghostwalk
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: $15 non-members, $12 members (call OHA for discount code)
Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Join us as we venture through downtown Syracuse and showcase some of the important figures that walked our city's streets. This tour will began at OHA's Downtown Museum at 321 Montgomery Street.

We are still maintaining social distancing practices with the following:
• Tour groups will be no more than 10 guests and 2 guides.
• Masks will be worn at all times by guests and guides.
• Social distancing required (6 ft + between you and another person), unless within the same family or group.
• No walk ups or late registrants will be allowed.
• You must be present when your group is slotted to begin; late arrivals may not be allowed to join the group and no refunds will be given.

In an attempt to maintain our ghosts' authenticity, they will not be wearing masks and therefore, to ensure safe social distancing, they will be a minimum of 10 feet away from guests. Please respect their space and do not hold back to talk with them when their presentation is over.

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Poetry/Reading
 

7:00 PM, May 14



Poet Joseph Millar
Downtown Writer's Center

Price: Free
Online


Joseph Millar's poems have won fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and a Pushcart Prize. He teaches in Pacific University's Low Residency MFA and in North Carolina State's MFA program. Dark Harvest: New and Selected Poems is due out in fall of 2021 from Carnegie Mellon. His most recent book is Kingdom. Of his work, the poet Philip Levine said, "If you want the real news of how America lives, of what it's like to be here with us ... Millar will tell you with exactitude and delicacy in poems like none you've read before. He knows a country, an America, that's been here all along waiting for its voice. It's time we listened."

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Theater
 

Any time, May 14



I and You
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Crespo, director

Price: $30 individual, $60 household
Online


Isolated due to a life-threatening illness, Caroline hasn't been to school in months. Confined to her room, she relies on Instagram, Facebook and a stuffed turtle for company. That is until classmate Anthony bursts in—unexpectedly and bearing waffle fries, some Walt Whitman poetry, and a literature project due the next day. He's enthusiastic, athletic, and charming in a nerdy sort of way, but Caroline is wary. Still, an unlikely friendship develops as a run of the mill homework assignment reveals the pair's hopes and dreams, and they come to realize that Whitman's sense of interconnectedness means more to their lives than they could have imagined. This sharp, funny, and tender-hearted play by Lauren Gunderson won the Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award in 2014.

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8:00 PM, May 14



Working: A Musical
Syracuse University Drama Department
Rodney Hudson, director

Price: Pay what you wish
Online


Based on Studs Terkel's best-selling book of interviews with American workers, Working paints a vivid portrait of the people the world so often takes for granted: the schoolteacher, the phone operator, the food server, the millworker, the mason, and the stay-at-home parent, just to name a few. Nominated for six Tony Awards, Working received a contemporary make-over in 2012 and features new songs by Tony Award-winning Lin-Manuel Miranda, as well as favorites by Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, and James Taylor. With most professions updated, the show's power still resides in the core truths that transcend specific occupations; the key is how people's relationships to their work ultimately reveal key aspects of their humanity, regardless of the trappings of the job itself. Musical Direction by Brian Cimmet; choreography by Bradley Stone.

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