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Events for Friday, February 14, 2020

8:00 AM-4:30 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-7:00 PM 2020 CNY Scholastic Art Awards Onondaga Community College

9:00 AM-5:00 PM Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM On the Periphery Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Works by Judith Hand Associated Artists of Central New York

10:00 AM-6:00 PM 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-6:00 PM Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word Point of Contact Gallery

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley ArtRage Gallery

7:00 PM Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, author Downtown Writer's Center

7:00 PM-9:00 PM Organ Recital

7:00 PM Taylor and Lauren The 443 Social Club

7:30 PM The Wolves Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Heart & Soul: A Valentine's Cabaret CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

8:00 PM Shakespeare In Love Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

8:00 PM *SOLD OUT* Loren and Mark with special guest Katie Martucci Folkus Project

8:00 PM Trojan Women LeMoyne College

8:00 PM Opening: Romeo and Juliet Redhouse (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Preview: Romeo and Juliet Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

Events for Saturday, February 15, 2020

9:00 AM-4:30 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-6:00 PM 2020 CNY Scholastic Art Awards Onondaga Community College

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Works by Judith Hand Associated Artists of Central New York

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

10:00 AM-2:00 PM On the Periphery Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Jim Ridlon: The Garden Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-4:00 PM Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley ArtRage Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

2:00 PM Romeo and Juliet Redhouse (Read a review!)

2:00 PM The Wolves Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

2:00 PM Opening: Romeo and Juliet Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

7:00 PM An Intimate Evening with Ronnie Leigh The 443 Social Club

7:30 PM Masterworks Series: Ellis Island: The Dream of America Symphoria, featuring Julian Schwarz, cello

7:30 PM The Wolves Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Shakespeare In Love Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Trojan Women LeMoyne College

8:00 PM Romeo and Juliet Redhouse (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Romeo and Juliet Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

Events for Sunday, February 16, 2020

9:00 AM-4:30 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-6:00 PM 2020 CNY Scholastic Art Awards Onondaga Community College

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Jim Ridlon: The Garden Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux Everson Museum of Art

1:00 PM-5:00 PM Works by Judith Hand Associated Artists of Central New York

1:00 PM-9:00 PM 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

2:00 PM Heart & Soul: A Valentine's Cabaret CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

2:00 PM-5:00 PM Jazz on Tap: Nancy Kelly CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

2:00 PM Shakespeare In Love Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

2:00 PM Incantare LeMoyne College, featuring Cynthia Keiko Black, violin; Naomi Gregory, organ

2:00 PM Latin Rhythms: Samba Laranja: Syracuse University Brazilian Ensemble Liverpool Public Library

2:00 PM Romeo and Juliet Redhouse (Read a review!)

2:00 PM The Wolves Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

2:00 PM Romeo and Juliet Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

4:00 PM A Family Affair Civic Morning Musicals

5:00 PM Off the Ground CD Release Party The 443 Social Club

Events for Monday, February 17, 2020

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-7:00 PM 2020 CNY Scholastic Art Awards Onondaga Community College

9:00 AM-5:00 PM Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

10:00 AM-9:00 PM 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Structural Deficit: New Paintings by Ryan Parr Onondaga Community College

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word Point of Contact Gallery

Events for Tuesday, February 18, 2020

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-7:00 PM 2020 CNY Scholastic Art Awards Onondaga Community College

9:00 AM-5:00 PM Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM On the Periphery Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Works by Judith Hand Associated Artists of Central New York

10:00 AM-9:00 PM 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Structural Deficit: New Paintings by Ryan Parr Onondaga Community College

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word Point of Contact Gallery

7:30 PM A Bronx Tale Famous Artists Broadway Series (Read a review!)

Events for Wednesday, February 19, 2020

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-7:00 PM 2020 CNY Scholastic Art Awards Onondaga Community College

9:00 AM-5:00 PM Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:00 AM-7:00 PM 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM On the Periphery Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Works by Judith Hand Associated Artists of Central New York

10:00 AM-9:00 PM 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Structural Deficit: New Paintings by Ryan Parr Onondaga Community College

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Jim Ridlon: The Garden Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word Point of Contact Gallery

12:15 PM Robbie Padilla, piano Civic Morning Musicals

12:15 PM Lunchtime Lecture: Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography SU Art Galleries

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley ArtRage Gallery

6:00 PM-9:00 PM Jazz at the Cavalier: Edgar Pagan's GPL CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

7:30 PM A Bronx Tale Famous Artists Broadway Series (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Romeo and Juliet Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

Events for Thursday, February 20, 2020

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-7:00 PM 2020 CNY Scholastic Art Awards Onondaga Community College

9:00 AM-5:00 PM Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM On the Periphery Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Works by Judith Hand Associated Artists of Central New York

10:00 AM-9:00 PM 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Structural Deficit: New Paintings by Ryan Parr Onondaga Community College

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-8:00 PM Jim Ridlon: The Garden Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word Point of Contact Gallery

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley ArtRage Gallery

6:45 PM Fiddler on the Loose Acme Mystery Company

7:00 PM Romeo and Juliet Redhouse (Read a review!)

7:30 PM A Bronx Tale Famous Artists Broadway Series (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Shakespeare In Love Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Trojan Women LeMoyne College

8:00 PM Romeo and Juliet Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

Events for Friday, February 21, 2020

8:00 AM-4:30 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-7:00 PM 2020 CNY Scholastic Art Awards Onondaga Community College

9:00 AM-5:00 PM Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM On the Periphery Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Works by Judith Hand Associated Artists of Central New York

10:00 AM-6:00 PM 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-6:00 PM Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Jim Ridlon: The Garden Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word Point of Contact Gallery

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley ArtRage Gallery

7:00 PM Author Tina May Hall and Poet Adam Giannelli Downtown Writer's Center

7:00 PM Spark Series: Prohibition Symphoria

8:00 PM Shakespeare In Love Central New York Playhouse (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Low Lily Folkus Project

8:00 PM Trojan Women LeMoyne College

8:00 PM Romeo and Juliet Redhouse (Read a review!)

8:00 PM Romeo and Juliet Syracuse University Drama Department (Read a review!)

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Friday, February 14, 2020


Art
 

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 14



Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso
LeMoyne College

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


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



Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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



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



2020 CNY Scholastic Art Awards
Onondaga Community College

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

The Scholastic Art Exhibit is a showcase for the creative artwork of our community's young people, encompassing 13 Central New York counties.


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



Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

All local artists, all fish art.


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



150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

This exhibition brings together the customs and ideas that unite the university, connecting SU's past with its present. Featuring a wide selection of photographs, printed materials, textiles, and other memorabilia, this exhibition presents the numerous traditions of Syracuse University, including commencement, alumni reunions, university spirit, the number 44, the color orange, and first year student traditions. Whether they are old and long gone or newer, these traditions show how the school has rooted itself in the past and passes this heritage forward into the future.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, February 14



On the Periphery
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Stephanie Parks: Color photography of the classic cars of Cuba, representing the culture's resourcefulness and determination
Heidi Vantassel: Black and white grainy and gritty photography of American urban scenes
R. Jason Howard: Artglass from the "Soul Cage" series
Eva Hunter: Jewelry from the "Swirling Stone" series


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



Works by Judith Hand
Associated Artists of Central New York

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

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

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 14



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 14



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 14



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

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


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



Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process.


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



A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson's collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum's collecting priorities, from the Museum's earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.


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



Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Featuring works made from a variety of printing processes, including woodcuts, lithographs, etchings, and serigraphs, "Lasting Impressions" explores highlights from the Everson's collection of 20th-century prints.


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



Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. "Casual China" showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company, and others.


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



Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Rafael Trelles, from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is a painter, printmaker, installation artist, stage and costume designer. Trelles completed his Bachelors' Degree at the University of Puerto Rico, and his Doctorate from Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (Academia San Carlos). In the mid-1980s, Trelles resided in the Canary Islands, where he produces a series of paintings titled The Universal Tarot, resembling his later works use of mysticism and magic. Returning to Puerto Rico in 1986, he dedicated himself to his art and to the artist group El Alfil (Image and Word), which he co-founded in 1994. Trelles also does public art using a pressure hose on walls, sidewalks, and other surfaces, a genre he calls "urban graphic art" seen in the 2007 documentary En Concreto (On Concrete). The film illustrates this experimental graphic work originally designed for abandoned sectors of worldwide cities.

In "The Imagined Word," Trelles employs references to Hispanic mythology and world literature. Influenced by surrealist Max Ernst, he brings the viewer on a voyage to an esoteric world of characters in dreamlike settings, where solitude reigns.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, February 14



Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Climate Change is the greatest threat facing our world. In this powerful exhibition, two highly acclaimed artists document our earth, in two distinctly different ways, to bring attention to our fragile planet.


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Music
 

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 14



Organ Recital

Price: Free (donations to an organ scholarship accepted)
Park Central Presbyterian Church
504 E. Fayette St., Syracuse

Organ recital and reception to celebrate organist Will Headlee's birthday. Some of his former students will perform, including Robert Kerner, Glenn Kime, Steven Medicis, James Potts, David Schelat, and Bess Sproul.


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7:00 PM, February 14



Taylor and Lauren
The 443 Social Club

Price: No cover
The 443 Social Club
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

New to the Syracuse area, Lauren Wallace and Taylor Ricks are an up-and-coming duo whose music creates a sweet and fun-loving atmosphere. Over the last few months, they've become a favorite at our weekly acoustic open mic.

Their mix of original compositions and reimagined covers blend styles of folk, blues, jazz and old-school country. The sound of Taylor's syncopated finger-picking style on the acoustic guitar and Lauren's dynamic voice tastefully bring the thoughtful content of their lyrical writing to life.


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8:00 PM, February 14



Heart & Soul: A Valentine's Cabaret
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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

Starring Bob Brown, Richard Koons, Cathleen O'Brien Brown, Elizabeth Fern, and Brad Ozinsky


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8:00 PM, February 14



*SOLD OUT* Loren and Mark with special guest Katie Martucci
Folkus Project

Price: $20 regular, $17 Folkus members
May Memorial Unitarian Society
3800 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

The areas favorite guitar duo ... plus one!

Loren and Mark's varied repertoire of original and arranged songs gives them wide appeal. Their music is influenced by bluegrass, jazz, and old-time/country; their style of guitar playing is largely built upon the thumb-picking techniques pioneered by guitar greats Merle Travis, Chet Atkins, and Jerry Reed, and their songs feature Loren's superb vocals and some beautiful harmonies from Mark.

As you may know, Loren Barrigar suffered a severe chainsaw injury to his left arm in October of 2019. While undergoing a lengthy recuperation, he will continue to perform by lending his vocals and personality to the show. Katie Martucci will be joining Loren and Mark to help create the type of repertoire and quality of the Loren and Mark show, and add her own unique musical talents to the show.

Martucci is a performer (singer, guitarist & violinist), bandleader, composer and teacher living in Brooklyn. Since graduating from the New England Conservatory in 2016, Martucci toured the United States with her trio The Ladles, founded the Tucci Swing Orchestra, released several solo recordings, and scored the National Geographic film "Glen Canyon Rediscovered."


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Poetry/Reading
 

7:00 PM, February 14



Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, author
Downtown Writer's Center

Price: Free
YMCA
340 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan is a New York-based journalist and author of the international bestsellers Sarong Party Girls (William Morrow, 2016) and A Tiger In The Kitchen: A Memoir of Food & Family (Hyperion, 2011), which New York magazine named one of the "Top 25 Must-Read Food Memoirs of All Time." Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, The Paris Review, The Washington Post, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, National Geographic, Foreign Policy, Marie Claire, and Newsweek, among other places. In 2012, she was the recipient of a major arts creation grant from the National Arts Council of Singapore in support of her novel. Born and raised in Singapore, she crossed the ocean at age 18 to go to Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. An active member of the Asian American Journalists Association, she served on its national board for seven years, ending in 2010.


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, February 14



The Wolves
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

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

Enter a world you think you may know. The Wolves are a girls' soccer team. The nine players are 16 and 17 years old. Over a series of wintry Saturdays on an AstroTurf indoor soccer field somewhere in suburban America, they perform their ritual pre-game warm-up. Between stretches and pep talks, cajoling and consoling, jokes and jibes, an eye-opening and sympathetic portrait of nine young women emerges, revealing their complexities and confusions as they grapple with issues large and small, near at hand and far away. Through precisely orchestrated cross talk, snappy overlapping dialogue, and some pretty nifty footwork, playwright Sarah DeLappe celebrates these young women as independent individuals: athletes, scholars, daughters, students, and friends. "The scary, exhilarating brightness of raw adolescence emanates from every scene of this uncannily assured first play," wrote The New York Times.

Read a review!


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8:00 PM, February 14



Shakespeare In Love
Central New York Playhouse
Dustin Czarny, director

Price: $20
CNY Playhouse
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 4 (adjacent to parking garage), Dewitt

Penniless and indebted to two demanding producers, struggling young playwright William Shakespeare is tormented by writer's block until he meets the beautiful Viola de Lesseps, daughter of a wealthy merchant, whose fiery passion for poetry and drama leaves her secretly longing to be an actor. Both are despondent when they learn that Viola's father has promised her to the stuffy Lord Wessex in order to gain a title for their family. Under the veil of secrecy, Will and Viola's passionate love affair becomes the basis of the very play he is writing—Romeo and Juliet. With opening night—and the wedding day—fast approaching, the plots race toward a parallel conclusion. Will it all work out in the end or are the two star-crossed lovers destined for tragedy?

Read a review!


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8:00 PM, February 14



Trojan Women
LeMoyne College
Boot and Buskin

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

The Greek Tragedy comes to powerful new life in a production under the direction of Breadcrumbs Productions' creative team of Maya Dwyer and Tanner Effinger.

Euripides' towering and timeless tragedy tells the story of the noblewomen of Troy in the horrific aftermath of the Trojan War. Facing bleak prospects, the once-powerful women grapple with their change in circumstance and consider what the future holds for them in the wake of apocalyptic upheaval. As the second installment of the annual Boot and Buskin Laboratory series of experimental productions, The Trojan Women offers an inventive and innovative take on a canonical classic.


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8:00 PM, February 14



Opening: Romeo and Juliet
Redhouse
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

Redhouse at City Center
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Redhouse puts a modern and imaginative twist on the classic tale of Romeo and Juliet by setting it in a dystopian world on the edge of the apocalypse. Defying barriers forged from their families loathing of one another, Romeo and Juliet risk everything for their love. Revenge, passion, and a secret marriage lead the world's most famous star-crossed lovers to a harrowing end. Young love has never been as dangerous or delightful as it is in Shakespeare's romantic masterpiece.

Read a review!


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8:00 PM, February 14



Preview: Romeo and Juliet
Syracuse University Drama Department
Thom Miller, director

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

A grudge so ancient that its origins are never revealed brings tragedy to two families and untimely death to two young lovers. Four hundred years ago, Shakespeare understood how intolerance begets violence and violence victimizes an entire society: See what a scourge is laid upon your hate ... All are punish'd. He also understood that the deepest human hope lies in the unmatched beauty contained in our capacity to love.

Read a review!


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Saturday, February 15, 2020


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 15



Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso
LeMoyne College

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


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9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, February 15



2020 CNY Scholastic Art Awards
Onondaga Community College

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

The Scholastic Art Exhibit is a showcase for the creative artwork of our community's young people, encompassing 13 Central New York counties.


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



Works by Judith Hand
Associated Artists of Central New York

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 15



Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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



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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, February 15



On the Periphery
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Stephanie Parks: Color photography of the classic cars of Cuba, representing the culture's resourcefulness and determination
Heidi Vantassel: Black and white grainy and gritty photography of American urban scenes
R. Jason Howard: Artglass from the "Soul Cage" series
Eva Hunter: Jewelry from the "Swirling Stone" series


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



A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson's collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum's collecting priorities, from the Museum's earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.


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



Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. "Casual China" showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company, and others.


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



Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Featuring works made from a variety of printing processes, including woodcuts, lithographs, etchings, and serigraphs, "Lasting Impressions" explores highlights from the Everson's collection of 20th-century prints.


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



Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process.


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



Jim Ridlon: The Garden
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In this recent series of paintings, Cazenovia-based artist Jim Ridlon creates impressionistic portraits of gardens that are poetic meditations on the passage of time and the impermanence of nature.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 15



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 15



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 15



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

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


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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, February 15



Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Climate Change is the greatest threat facing our world. In this powerful exhibition, two highly acclaimed artists document our earth, in two distinctly different ways, to bring attention to our fragile planet.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 15



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 15



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

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

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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Music
 

7:00 PM, February 15



An Intimate Evening with Ronnie Leigh
The 443 Social Club

Price: $12 in advance, $17 at the door if available
The 443 Social Club
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

For the past five decades, he's wowed audiences everywhere from Istanbul to Winnipeg and from Detroit to Philly to the Big Apple, in theaters, arenas, stadiums, gazebos, concert halls, nightclubs, and dance halls. He's also played a balcony over a bowling alley, and a sandwich shop opening on a converted gas station's rooftop. If you can imagine a venue, Ronnie Leigh has probably played it.

"After 40 years in the music biz, working with everyone from Smokey to Aretha to Ray Charles, and after 30 years of watching this guy, all I can tell you is that he's one of the finest song stylists working in jazz today. But it doesn't stop there. He's also one of the finest Soul and R & B stylists I've ever heard and an amazing entertainer. The guy's the complete package. And it's not even remotely hype to mention him in the same sentence with the great Lou Rawls and the amazing Donny Hathaway.

And over the course of those five decades, at thousands of gigs, concerts and performances, Ronnie has never come up short. If this was baseball, this guy's the musical equivalent of Hank Aaron ... a guy who hits it out of the park every night, and never fails to delight audiences wherever he
performs. His multiple-octave vocal range, engaging stage presence, singular style and his love of the music always comes across, and whether he's interpreting Monk, Al Jarreau or Duke, the man's consistently sensational!" ~ Frank Malfitano, founder, Syracuse Jazz Fest


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7:30 PM, February 15



Masterworks Series: Ellis Island: The Dream of America
Symphoria
Lawrence Loh, conductor
Featuring Julian Schwarz, cello

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

Stravinsky Star Spangled Banner
Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85
Boyer Ellis Island: The Dream of America

Presented in partnership with Syracuse Stage.


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, February 15



Romeo and Juliet
Redhouse
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

Redhouse at City Center
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Redhouse puts a modern and imaginative twist on the classic tale of Romeo and Juliet by setting it in a dystopian world on the edge of the apocalypse. Defying barriers forged from their families loathing of one another, Romeo and Juliet risk everything for their love. Revenge, passion, and a secret marriage lead the world's most famous star-crossed lovers to a harrowing end. Young love has never been as dangerous or delightful as it is in Shakespeare's romantic masterpiece.

Read a review!


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2:00 PM, February 15



The Wolves
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

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

Enter a world you think you may know. The Wolves are a girls' soccer team. The nine players are 16 and 17 years old. Over a series of wintry Saturdays on an AstroTurf indoor soccer field somewhere in suburban America, they perform their ritual pre-game warm-up. Between stretches and pep talks, cajoling and consoling, jokes and jibes, an eye-opening and sympathetic portrait of nine young women emerges, revealing their complexities and confusions as they grapple with issues large and small, near at hand and far away. Through precisely orchestrated cross talk, snappy overlapping dialogue, and some pretty nifty footwork, playwright Sarah DeLappe celebrates these young women as independent individuals: athletes, scholars, daughters, students, and friends. "The scary, exhilarating brightness of raw adolescence emanates from every scene of this uncannily assured first play," wrote The New York Times.

Read a review!


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2:00 PM, February 15



Opening: Romeo and Juliet
Syracuse University Drama Department
Thom Miller, director

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

A grudge so ancient that its origins are never revealed brings tragedy to two families and untimely death to two young lovers. Four hundred years ago, Shakespeare understood how intolerance begets violence and violence victimizes an entire society: See what a scourge is laid upon your hate ... All are punish'd. He also understood that the deepest human hope lies in the unmatched beauty contained in our capacity to love.

Read a review!


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7:30 PM, February 15



The Wolves
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

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

Enter a world you think you may know. The Wolves are a girls' soccer team. The nine players are 16 and 17 years old. Over a series of wintry Saturdays on an AstroTurf indoor soccer field somewhere in suburban America, they perform their ritual pre-game warm-up. Between stretches and pep talks, cajoling and consoling, jokes and jibes, an eye-opening and sympathetic portrait of nine young women emerges, revealing their complexities and confusions as they grapple with issues large and small, near at hand and far away. Through precisely orchestrated cross talk, snappy overlapping dialogue, and some pretty nifty footwork, playwright Sarah DeLappe celebrates these young women as independent individuals: athletes, scholars, daughters, students, and friends. "The scary, exhilarating brightness of raw adolescence emanates from every scene of this uncannily assured first play," wrote The New York Times.

Read a review!


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8:00 PM, February 15



Shakespeare In Love
Central New York Playhouse
Dustin Czarny, director

Price: $20
CNY Playhouse
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 4 (adjacent to parking garage), Dewitt

Penniless and indebted to two demanding producers, struggling young playwright William Shakespeare is tormented by writer's block until he meets the beautiful Viola de Lesseps, daughter of a wealthy merchant, whose fiery passion for poetry and drama leaves her secretly longing to be an actor. Both are despondent when they learn that Viola's father has promised her to the stuffy Lord Wessex in order to gain a title for their family. Under the veil of secrecy, Will and Viola's passionate love affair becomes the basis of the very play he is writing—Romeo and Juliet. With opening night—and the wedding day—fast approaching, the plots race toward a parallel conclusion. Will it all work out in the end or are the two star-crossed lovers destined for tragedy?

Read a review!


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8:00 PM, February 15



Trojan Women
LeMoyne College
Boot and Buskin

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

The Greek Tragedy comes to powerful new life in a production under the direction of Breadcrumbs Productions' creative team of Maya Dwyer and Tanner Effinger.

Euripides' towering and timeless tragedy tells the story of the noblewomen of Troy in the horrific aftermath of the Trojan War. Facing bleak prospects, the once-powerful women grapple with their change in circumstance and consider what the future holds for them in the wake of apocalyptic upheaval. As the second installment of the annual Boot and Buskin Laboratory series of experimental productions, The Trojan Women offers an inventive and innovative take on a canonical classic.


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8:00 PM, February 15



Romeo and Juliet
Redhouse
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

Redhouse at City Center
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Redhouse puts a modern and imaginative twist on the classic tale of Romeo and Juliet by setting it in a dystopian world on the edge of the apocalypse. Defying barriers forged from their families loathing of one another, Romeo and Juliet risk everything for their love. Revenge, passion, and a secret marriage lead the world's most famous star-crossed lovers to a harrowing end. Young love has never been as dangerous or delightful as it is in Shakespeare's romantic masterpiece.

Read a review!


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8:00 PM, February 15



Romeo and Juliet
Syracuse University Drama Department
Thom Miller, director

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

A grudge so ancient that its origins are never revealed brings tragedy to two families and untimely death to two young lovers. Four hundred years ago, Shakespeare understood how intolerance begets violence and violence victimizes an entire society: See what a scourge is laid upon your hate ... All are punish'd. He also understood that the deepest human hope lies in the unmatched beauty contained in our capacity to love.

Read a review!


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Sunday, February 16, 2020


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 16



Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso
LeMoyne College

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


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9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, February 16



2020 CNY Scholastic Art Awards
Onondaga Community College

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

The Scholastic Art Exhibit is a showcase for the creative artwork of our community's young people, encompassing 13 Central New York counties.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 16



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 16



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 16



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 16



A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson's collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum's collecting priorities, from the Museum's earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 16



Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Featuring works made from a variety of printing processes, including woodcuts, lithographs, etchings, and serigraphs, "Lasting Impressions" explores highlights from the Everson's collection of 20th-century prints.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 16



Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. "Casual China" showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company, and others.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 16



Jim Ridlon: The Garden
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In this recent series of paintings, Cazenovia-based artist Jim Ridlon creates impressionistic portraits of gardens that are poetic meditations on the passage of time and the impermanence of nature.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 16



Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process.


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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 16



Works by Judith Hand
Associated Artists of Central New York

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 16



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 16



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

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

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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Music
 

2:00 PM, February 16



Heart & Soul: A Valentine's Cabaret
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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

Starring Bob Brown, Richard Koons, Cathleen O'Brien Brown, Elizabeth Fern, and Brad Ozinsky


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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 16



Jazz on Tap: Nancy Kelly
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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


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2:00 PM, February 16



Incantare
LeMoyne College
Featuring Cynthia Keiko Black, violin; Naomi Gregory, organ

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

Specializing in late Renaissance and early baroque music, Incantare will perform repertoire from its series "Exile: Tales of Diaspora." This program features magnificent works for two violins, three trombones, and organ by Johann Vierdanck, Claudio Monteverdi, Diomedes Cato, Adam Jarzebski, and Salamone Rossi.

Performed in the intimate Panasci Family Chapel, Incantare demonstrates the surprising connections between these musicians, whose individual circumstances reveal unexpected geographical, cultural, and stylistic links among themselves and other, more well-known composers.

There will be a pre-concert lecture at 1:30.


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2:00 PM, February 16



Latin Rhythms: Samba Laranja: Syracuse University Brazilian Ensemble
Liverpool Public Library

Price: Free
Liverpool Public Library
310 Tulip St., Liverpool

Featuring many of the percussion sounds found in Brazilian music, such as the surdos, alfaias, caixas, and more.


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4:00 PM, February 16



A Family Affair
Civic Morning Musicals

Price: $25
Park Central Presbyterian Church
504 E. Fayette St., Syracuse

Sar-Shalom Strong, piano; Gregory Wood, cello; Shem Guibbory, violin; and Julie Pilant, horn, perform works by Beethoven and Brahms.


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5:00 PM, February 16



Off the Ground CD Release Party
The 443 Social Club

Price: $5
The 443 Social Club
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

Celebrate the release of Off the Ground's debut CD, "Cleared for Takeoff." Off The Ground members Dave Antonini, Mike Manley, Gavin Landless, Joe B Henson and Tom Finn, completed their debut CD "Cleared For Takeoff" in 2019. The CD includes contributions from special guests Denise St. John Knight, Paul Marconi, and Mike Bowers. Off the Ground's sound is comparable to Steely Dan and Robert Cray.


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, February 16



Shakespeare In Love
Central New York Playhouse
Dustin Czarny, director

Price: $17
CNY Playhouse
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 4 (adjacent to parking garage), Dewitt

Penniless and indebted to two demanding producers, struggling young playwright William Shakespeare is tormented by writer's block until he meets the beautiful Viola de Lesseps, daughter of a wealthy merchant, whose fiery passion for poetry and drama leaves her secretly longing to be an actor. Both are despondent when they learn that Viola's father has promised her to the stuffy Lord Wessex in order to gain a title for their family. Under the veil of secrecy, Will and Viola's passionate love affair becomes the basis of the very play he is writing—Romeo and Juliet. With opening night—and the wedding day—fast approaching, the plots race toward a parallel conclusion. Will it all work out in the end or are the two star-crossed lovers destined for tragedy?

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2:00 PM, February 16



Romeo and Juliet
Redhouse
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

Redhouse at City Center
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Redhouse puts a modern and imaginative twist on the classic tale of Romeo and Juliet by setting it in a dystopian world on the edge of the apocalypse. Defying barriers forged from their families loathing of one another, Romeo and Juliet risk everything for their love. Revenge, passion, and a secret marriage lead the world's most famous star-crossed lovers to a harrowing end. Young love has never been as dangerous or delightful as it is in Shakespeare's romantic masterpiece.

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2:00 PM, February 16



The Wolves
Syracuse Stage
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

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

Enter a world you think you may know. The Wolves are a girls' soccer team. The nine players are 16 and 17 years old. Over a series of wintry Saturdays on an AstroTurf indoor soccer field somewhere in suburban America, they perform their ritual pre-game warm-up. Between stretches and pep talks, cajoling and consoling, jokes and jibes, an eye-opening and sympathetic portrait of nine young women emerges, revealing their complexities and confusions as they grapple with issues large and small, near at hand and far away. Through precisely orchestrated cross talk, snappy overlapping dialogue, and some pretty nifty footwork, playwright Sarah DeLappe celebrates these young women as independent individuals: athletes, scholars, daughters, students, and friends. "The scary, exhilarating brightness of raw adolescence emanates from every scene of this uncannily assured first play," wrote The New York Times.

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2:00 PM, February 16



Romeo and Juliet
Syracuse University Drama Department
Thom Miller, director

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

A grudge so ancient that its origins are never revealed brings tragedy to two families and untimely death to two young lovers. Four hundred years ago, Shakespeare understood how intolerance begets violence and violence victimizes an entire society: See what a scourge is laid upon your hate ... All are punish'd. He also understood that the deepest human hope lies in the unmatched beauty contained in our capacity to love.

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Monday, February 17, 2020


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 17



Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso
LeMoyne College

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


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



Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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



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



2020 CNY Scholastic Art Awards
Onondaga Community College

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

The Scholastic Art Exhibit is a showcase for the creative artwork of our community's young people, encompassing 13 Central New York counties.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 17



Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

All local artists, all fish art.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 17



150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

This exhibition brings together the customs and ideas that unite the university, connecting SU's past with its present. Featuring a wide selection of photographs, printed materials, textiles, and other memorabilia, this exhibition presents the numerous traditions of Syracuse University, including commencement, alumni reunions, university spirit, the number 44, the color orange, and first year student traditions. Whether they are old and long gone or newer, these traditions show how the school has rooted itself in the past and passes this heritage forward into the future.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 17



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 17



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

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

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 17



Structural Deficit: New Paintings by Ryan Parr
Onondaga Community College

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 17



Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Rafael Trelles, from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is a painter, printmaker, installation artist, stage and costume designer. Trelles completed his Bachelors' Degree at the University of Puerto Rico, and his Doctorate from Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (Academia San Carlos). In the mid-1980s, Trelles resided in the Canary Islands, where he produces a series of paintings titled The Universal Tarot, resembling his later works use of mysticism and magic. Returning to Puerto Rico in 1986, he dedicated himself to his art and to the artist group El Alfil (Image and Word), which he co-founded in 1994. Trelles also does public art using a pressure hose on walls, sidewalks, and other surfaces, a genre he calls "urban graphic art" seen in the 2007 documentary En Concreto (On Concrete). The film illustrates this experimental graphic work originally designed for abandoned sectors of worldwide cities.

In "The Imagined Word," Trelles employs references to Hispanic mythology and world literature. Influenced by surrealist Max Ernst, he brings the viewer on a voyage to an esoteric world of characters in dreamlike settings, where solitude reigns.


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Tuesday, February 18, 2020


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 18



Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso
LeMoyne College

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


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



Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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



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



2020 CNY Scholastic Art Awards
Onondaga Community College

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

The Scholastic Art Exhibit is a showcase for the creative artwork of our community's young people, encompassing 13 Central New York counties.


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



Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

All local artists, all fish art.


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



150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

This exhibition brings together the customs and ideas that unite the university, connecting SU's past with its present. Featuring a wide selection of photographs, printed materials, textiles, and other memorabilia, this exhibition presents the numerous traditions of Syracuse University, including commencement, alumni reunions, university spirit, the number 44, the color orange, and first year student traditions. Whether they are old and long gone or newer, these traditions show how the school has rooted itself in the past and passes this heritage forward into the future.


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



On the Periphery
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Stephanie Parks: Color photography of the classic cars of Cuba, representing the culture's resourcefulness and determination
Heidi Vantassel: Black and white grainy and gritty photography of American urban scenes
R. Jason Howard: Artglass from the "Soul Cage" series
Eva Hunter: Jewelry from the "Swirling Stone" series


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 18



Works by Judith Hand
Associated Artists of Central New York

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 18



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 18



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

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

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 18



Structural Deficit: New Paintings by Ryan Parr
Onondaga Community College

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 18



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 18



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 18



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 18



Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Rafael Trelles, from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is a painter, printmaker, installation artist, stage and costume designer. Trelles completed his Bachelors' Degree at the University of Puerto Rico, and his Doctorate from Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (Academia San Carlos). In the mid-1980s, Trelles resided in the Canary Islands, where he produces a series of paintings titled The Universal Tarot, resembling his later works use of mysticism and magic. Returning to Puerto Rico in 1986, he dedicated himself to his art and to the artist group El Alfil (Image and Word), which he co-founded in 1994. Trelles also does public art using a pressure hose on walls, sidewalks, and other surfaces, a genre he calls "urban graphic art" seen in the 2007 documentary En Concreto (On Concrete). The film illustrates this experimental graphic work originally designed for abandoned sectors of worldwide cities.

In "The Imagined Word," Trelles employs references to Hispanic mythology and world literature. Influenced by surrealist Max Ernst, he brings the viewer on a voyage to an esoteric world of characters in dreamlike settings, where solitude reigns.


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, February 18



A Bronx Tale
Famous Artists Broadway Series

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

Three years ago, Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri teamed up with Academy Award winner Robert De Niro, Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, and Tony Award nominee Sergio Trujillo to create this streetwise musical—based on Palminteri's true life story.

A Bronx Tale, Broadway's hit crowd-pleaser, takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s, where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he'd love to be.

Bursting with high-energy dance numbers and original doo-wop tunes from Academy and Tony Award winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast) and Tony Award-nominee Glenn Slater (Love Never Dies), A Bronx Tale is an unforgettable story of loyalty and family.

The New York Times hails A Bronx Tale as "A Critics' Pick! The kind of tale that makes you laugh and cry."

Read a review!


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Wednesday, February 19, 2020


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 19



Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso
LeMoyne College

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


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 19



Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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



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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, February 19



2020 CNY Scholastic Art Awards
Onondaga Community College

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

The Scholastic Art Exhibit is a showcase for the creative artwork of our community's young people, encompassing 13 Central New York counties.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 19



Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

All local artists, all fish art.


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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, February 19



150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

This exhibition brings together the customs and ideas that unite the university, connecting SU's past with its present. Featuring a wide selection of photographs, printed materials, textiles, and other memorabilia, this exhibition presents the numerous traditions of Syracuse University, including commencement, alumni reunions, university spirit, the number 44, the color orange, and first year student traditions. Whether they are old and long gone or newer, these traditions show how the school has rooted itself in the past and passes this heritage forward into the future.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, February 19



On the Periphery
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Stephanie Parks: Color photography of the classic cars of Cuba, representing the culture's resourcefulness and determination
Heidi Vantassel: Black and white grainy and gritty photography of American urban scenes
R. Jason Howard: Artglass from the "Soul Cage" series
Eva Hunter: Jewelry from the "Swirling Stone" series


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 19



Works by Judith Hand
Associated Artists of Central New York

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 19



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 19



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

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

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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



Structural Deficit: New Paintings by Ryan Parr
Onondaga Community College

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 19



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 19



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

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


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 19



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

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


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 19



Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 19



Jim Ridlon: The Garden
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In this recent series of paintings, Cazenovia-based artist Jim Ridlon creates impressionistic portraits of gardens that are poetic meditations on the passage of time and the impermanence of nature.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 19



Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. "Casual China" showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company, and others.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 19



Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Featuring works made from a variety of printing processes, including woodcuts, lithographs, etchings, and serigraphs, "Lasting Impressions" explores highlights from the Everson's collection of 20th-century prints.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 19



A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson's collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum's collecting priorities, from the Museum's earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 19



Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Rafael Trelles, from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is a painter, printmaker, installation artist, stage and costume designer. Trelles completed his Bachelors' Degree at the University of Puerto Rico, and his Doctorate from Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (Academia San Carlos). In the mid-1980s, Trelles resided in the Canary Islands, where he produces a series of paintings titled The Universal Tarot, resembling his later works use of mysticism and magic. Returning to Puerto Rico in 1986, he dedicated himself to his art and to the artist group El Alfil (Image and Word), which he co-founded in 1994. Trelles also does public art using a pressure hose on walls, sidewalks, and other surfaces, a genre he calls "urban graphic art" seen in the 2007 documentary En Concreto (On Concrete). The film illustrates this experimental graphic work originally designed for abandoned sectors of worldwide cities.

In "The Imagined Word," Trelles employs references to Hispanic mythology and world literature. Influenced by surrealist Max Ernst, he brings the viewer on a voyage to an esoteric world of characters in dreamlike settings, where solitude reigns.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, February 19



Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Climate Change is the greatest threat facing our world. In this powerful exhibition, two highly acclaimed artists document our earth, in two distinctly different ways, to bring attention to our fragile planet.


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Lecture
 

12:15 PM, February 19



Lunchtime Lecture: Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography
SU Art Galleries

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

Join the curator of the exhibition, Joan Bryant, Ph.D, for a gallery talk.


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Music
 

12:15 PM, February 19



Robbie Padilla, piano
Civic Morning Musicals

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


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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 19



Jazz at the Cavalier: Edgar Pagan's GPL
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: Free
Marriott Hotel Syracuse Cavalier Room
500 S. Warren St., Syracuse


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, February 19



A Bronx Tale
Famous Artists Broadway Series

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

Three years ago, Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri teamed up with Academy Award winner Robert De Niro, Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, and Tony Award nominee Sergio Trujillo to create this streetwise musical—based on Palminteri's true life story.

A Bronx Tale, Broadway's hit crowd-pleaser, takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s, where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he'd love to be.

Bursting with high-energy dance numbers and original doo-wop tunes from Academy and Tony Award winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast) and Tony Award-nominee Glenn Slater (Love Never Dies), A Bronx Tale is an unforgettable story of loyalty and family.

The New York Times hails A Bronx Tale as "A Critics' Pick! The kind of tale that makes you laugh and cry."

Read a review!


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8:00 PM, February 19



Romeo and Juliet
Syracuse University Drama Department
Thom Miller, director

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

A grudge so ancient that its origins are never revealed brings tragedy to two families and untimely death to two young lovers. Four hundred years ago, Shakespeare understood how intolerance begets violence and violence victimizes an entire society: See what a scourge is laid upon your hate ... All are punish'd. He also understood that the deepest human hope lies in the unmatched beauty contained in our capacity to love.

Read a review!


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Thursday, February 20, 2020


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 20



Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso
LeMoyne College

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


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 20



Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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



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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, February 20



2020 CNY Scholastic Art Awards
Onondaga Community College

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

The Scholastic Art Exhibit is a showcase for the creative artwork of our community's young people, encompassing 13 Central New York counties.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 20



Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

All local artists, all fish art.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 20



150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

This exhibition brings together the customs and ideas that unite the university, connecting SU's past with its present. Featuring a wide selection of photographs, printed materials, textiles, and other memorabilia, this exhibition presents the numerous traditions of Syracuse University, including commencement, alumni reunions, university spirit, the number 44, the color orange, and first year student traditions. Whether they are old and long gone or newer, these traditions show how the school has rooted itself in the past and passes this heritage forward into the future.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, February 20



On the Periphery
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Stephanie Parks: Color photography of the classic cars of Cuba, representing the culture's resourcefulness and determination
Heidi Vantassel: Black and white grainy and gritty photography of American urban scenes
R. Jason Howard: Artglass from the "Soul Cage" series
Eva Hunter: Jewelry from the "Swirling Stone" series


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 20



Works by Judith Hand
Associated Artists of Central New York

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 20



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 20



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

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

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 20



Structural Deficit: New Paintings by Ryan Parr
Onondaga Community College

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


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, February 20



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

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


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, February 20



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

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


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, February 20



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

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


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 20



Jim Ridlon: The Garden
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In this recent series of paintings, Cazenovia-based artist Jim Ridlon creates impressionistic portraits of gardens that are poetic meditations on the passage of time and the impermanence of nature.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 20



Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 20



A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson's collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum's collecting priorities, from the Museum's earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 20



Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Featuring works made from a variety of printing processes, including woodcuts, lithographs, etchings, and serigraphs, "Lasting Impressions" explores highlights from the Everson's collection of 20th-century prints.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 20



Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. "Casual China" showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company, and others.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 20



Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Rafael Trelles, from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is a painter, printmaker, installation artist, stage and costume designer. Trelles completed his Bachelors' Degree at the University of Puerto Rico, and his Doctorate from Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (Academia San Carlos). In the mid-1980s, Trelles resided in the Canary Islands, where he produces a series of paintings titled The Universal Tarot, resembling his later works use of mysticism and magic. Returning to Puerto Rico in 1986, he dedicated himself to his art and to the artist group El Alfil (Image and Word), which he co-founded in 1994. Trelles also does public art using a pressure hose on walls, sidewalks, and other surfaces, a genre he calls "urban graphic art" seen in the 2007 documentary En Concreto (On Concrete). The film illustrates this experimental graphic work originally designed for abandoned sectors of worldwide cities.

In "The Imagined Word," Trelles employs references to Hispanic mythology and world literature. Influenced by surrealist Max Ernst, he brings the viewer on a voyage to an esoteric world of characters in dreamlike settings, where solitude reigns.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, February 20



Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Climate Change is the greatest threat facing our world. In this powerful exhibition, two highly acclaimed artists document our earth, in two distinctly different ways, to bring attention to our fragile planet.


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Theater
 

6:45 PM, February 20



Fiddler on the Loose
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

The milkman, Skeevya, and his family have been forced to leave their beloved little village of Havavodka and immigrate to America. The quaint Russian countryside has been replaced by the bright lights of New York City and the old world traditions have been replaced by the new world permissions. In fact, Skeevya now has a new job . . . with the Russian mafia! At last he is a rich man but how long can it last? Remember: you're gonna get a little on you when you're playing in the borscht.


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7:00 PM, February 20



Romeo and Juliet
Redhouse
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

Redhouse at City Center
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Redhouse puts a modern and imaginative twist on the classic tale of Romeo and Juliet by setting it in a dystopian world on the edge of the apocalypse. Defying barriers forged from their families loathing of one another, Romeo and Juliet risk everything for their love. Revenge, passion, and a secret marriage lead the world's most famous star-crossed lovers to a harrowing end. Young love has never been as dangerous or delightful as it is in Shakespeare's romantic masterpiece.

Read a review!


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7:30 PM, February 20



A Bronx Tale
Famous Artists Broadway Series

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

Three years ago, Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri teamed up with Academy Award winner Robert De Niro, Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, and Tony Award nominee Sergio Trujillo to create this streetwise musical—based on Palminteri's true life story.

A Bronx Tale, Broadway's hit crowd-pleaser, takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s, where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he'd love to be.

Bursting with high-energy dance numbers and original doo-wop tunes from Academy and Tony Award winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast) and Tony Award-nominee Glenn Slater (Love Never Dies), A Bronx Tale is an unforgettable story of loyalty and family.

The New York Times hails A Bronx Tale as "A Critics' Pick! The kind of tale that makes you laugh and cry."

Read a review!


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8:00 PM, February 20



Shakespeare In Love
Central New York Playhouse
Dustin Czarny, director

Price: $17
CNY Playhouse
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 4 (adjacent to parking garage), Dewitt

Penniless and indebted to two demanding producers, struggling young playwright William Shakespeare is tormented by writer's block until he meets the beautiful Viola de Lesseps, daughter of a wealthy merchant, whose fiery passion for poetry and drama leaves her secretly longing to be an actor. Both are despondent when they learn that Viola's father has promised her to the stuffy Lord Wessex in order to gain a title for their family. Under the veil of secrecy, Will and Viola's passionate love affair becomes the basis of the very play he is writing—Romeo and Juliet. With opening night—and the wedding day—fast approaching, the plots race toward a parallel conclusion. Will it all work out in the end or are the two star-crossed lovers destined for tragedy?

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8:00 PM, February 20



Trojan Women
LeMoyne College
Boot and Buskin

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

The Greek Tragedy comes to powerful new life in a production under the direction of Breadcrumbs Productions' creative team of Maya Dwyer and Tanner Effinger.

Euripides' towering and timeless tragedy tells the story of the noblewomen of Troy in the horrific aftermath of the Trojan War. Facing bleak prospects, the once-powerful women grapple with their change in circumstance and consider what the future holds for them in the wake of apocalyptic upheaval. As the second installment of the annual Boot and Buskin Laboratory series of experimental productions, The Trojan Women offers an inventive and innovative take on a canonical classic.


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8:00 PM, February 20



Romeo and Juliet
Syracuse University Drama Department
Thom Miller, director

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

A grudge so ancient that its origins are never revealed brings tragedy to two families and untimely death to two young lovers. Four hundred years ago, Shakespeare understood how intolerance begets violence and violence victimizes an entire society: See what a scourge is laid upon your hate ... All are punish'd. He also understood that the deepest human hope lies in the unmatched beauty contained in our capacity to love.

Read a review!


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Friday, February 21, 2020


Art
 

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 21



Art Exhibit: Works of Gina Occhiogrosso
LeMoyne College

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


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 21



Quilts by Sue Ellen Romanowski and Watercolors by Christy Lemp
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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



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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, February 21



2020 CNY Scholastic Art Awards
Onondaga Community College

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

The Scholastic Art Exhibit is a showcase for the creative artwork of our community's young people, encompassing 13 Central New York counties.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 21



Fishes Eyes: The Art of Fish
Syracuse Technology Garden Gallery

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

All local artists, all fish art.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 21



150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

This exhibition brings together the customs and ideas that unite the university, connecting SU's past with its present. Featuring a wide selection of photographs, printed materials, textiles, and other memorabilia, this exhibition presents the numerous traditions of Syracuse University, including commencement, alumni reunions, university spirit, the number 44, the color orange, and first year student traditions. Whether they are old and long gone or newer, these traditions show how the school has rooted itself in the past and passes this heritage forward into the future.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, February 21



On the Periphery
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Stephanie Parks: Color photography of the classic cars of Cuba, representing the culture's resourcefulness and determination
Heidi Vantassel: Black and white grainy and gritty photography of American urban scenes
R. Jason Howard: Artglass from the "Soul Cage" series
Eva Hunter: Jewelry from the "Swirling Stone" series


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



Works by Judith Hand
Associated Artists of Central New York

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, February 21



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, February 21



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

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

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

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


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



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

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


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



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

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


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



Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process.


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



Jim Ridlon: The Garden
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In this recent series of paintings, Cazenovia-based artist Jim Ridlon creates impressionistic portraits of gardens that are poetic meditations on the passage of time and the impermanence of nature.


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



A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson's collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum's collecting priorities, from the Museum's earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.


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



Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. "Casual China" showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company, and others.


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



Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Featuring works made from a variety of printing processes, including woodcuts, lithographs, etchings, and serigraphs, "Lasting Impressions" explores highlights from the Everson's collection of 20th-century prints.


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



Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word
Point of Contact Gallery

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

Rafael Trelles, from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is a painter, printmaker, installation artist, stage and costume designer. Trelles completed his Bachelors' Degree at the University of Puerto Rico, and his Doctorate from Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (Academia San Carlos). In the mid-1980s, Trelles resided in the Canary Islands, where he produces a series of paintings titled The Universal Tarot, resembling his later works use of mysticism and magic. Returning to Puerto Rico in 1986, he dedicated himself to his art and to the artist group El Alfil (Image and Word), which he co-founded in 1994. Trelles also does public art using a pressure hose on walls, sidewalks, and other surfaces, a genre he calls "urban graphic art" seen in the 2007 documentary En Concreto (On Concrete). The film illustrates this experimental graphic work originally designed for abandoned sectors of worldwide cities.

In "The Imagined Word," Trelles employs references to Hispanic mythology and world literature. Influenced by surrealist Max Ernst, he brings the viewer on a voyage to an esoteric world of characters in dreamlike settings, where solitude reigns.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, February 21



Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Climate Change is the greatest threat facing our world. In this powerful exhibition, two highly acclaimed artists document our earth, in two distinctly different ways, to bring attention to our fragile planet.


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Music
 

7:00 PM, February 21



Spark Series: Prohibition
Symphoria
Lawrence Loh, conductor

Greater Syracuse Soundstage
24 Aspen Park Blvd. E., East Syracuse

Symphoria commemorates the 100th anniversary of prohibition with this performance featuring music from the period in a speakeasy-like atmosphere.

Don't be killjoy! This is your chance to live it up like they did in the roaring 20s! Prohibition was passed in 1920, so come celebrate with us like they would 100 years ago...in our very own speakeasy! Wear your period attire, enjoy some games of chance and maybe an illicit drink or two, while you listen to music of the times.


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8:00 PM, February 21



Low Lily
Folkus Project

Price: $18 regular, $15 Folkus members
May Memorial Unitarian Society
3800 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

Refreshing and uplifting.

With a vocal blend that has been dubbed "outstanding", Low Lily's cohesive sound comes naturally for musicians whose lives have been entwined on the road and onstage for almost two decades.

Setting down roots in Brattleboro, VT, the band has crafted a signature sound which they have shared with enthusiastic audiences throughout North America and the UK, garnering two #1 songs on international folk radio and two Independent Music Award wins.

Chosen as Falcon Ridge Folk Festival's "Most Wanted Band" of 2016, Low Lily plays acoustic music that is deeply rooted in tradition yet sounds refreshingly contemporary. With their first full-album release, "10,000 Days Like These'"(March 2018), Low Lily shares an intimate, no-tricks-involved, collection of songs that showcases their talents and proves them to be a formidable, ready-for-prime-time act.


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Poetry/Reading
 

7:00 PM, February 21



Author Tina May Hall and Poet Adam Giannelli
Downtown Writer's Center

Price: Free
YMCA
340 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Tina May Hall's stories have appeared in The Collagist, 3rd bed, the minnesota review, Quarterly West, Black Warrior Review, Water-Stone Review, Fairy Tale Review, and other journals. Her novella in prose poems, All the Day's Sad Stories, was published by Caketrain Press in the spring of 2009. Her debut novel, The Physics of Imaginary Objects, was the winner of the 2010 Drue Heinz Literature Prize. Her latest novel, The Snow Collectors, will be published by Dzanc Books in February 2020. She teaches at Hamilton College.

Adam Giannelli is the author of Tremulous Hinge (University of Iowa Press, 2017), winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize, and the translator of a selection of prose poems by Marosa di Giorgio, Diadem (BOA Editions, 2012). His poems and essays have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Washington Post Magazine, Kenyon Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. He teaches literature and creative writing at Hamilton College.


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Theater
 

8:00 PM, February 21



Shakespeare In Love
Central New York Playhouse
Dustin Czarny, director

Price: $20
CNY Playhouse
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 4 (adjacent to parking garage), Dewitt

Penniless and indebted to two demanding producers, struggling young playwright William Shakespeare is tormented by writer's block until he meets the beautiful Viola de Lesseps, daughter of a wealthy merchant, whose fiery passion for poetry and drama leaves her secretly longing to be an actor. Both are despondent when they learn that Viola's father has promised her to the stuffy Lord Wessex in order to gain a title for their family. Under the veil of secrecy, Will and Viola's passionate love affair becomes the basis of the very play he is writing—Romeo and Juliet. With opening night—and the wedding day—fast approaching, the plots race toward a parallel conclusion. Will it all work out in the end or are the two star-crossed lovers destined for tragedy?

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8:00 PM, February 21



Trojan Women
LeMoyne College
Boot and Buskin

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

The Greek Tragedy comes to powerful new life in a production under the direction of Breadcrumbs Productions' creative team of Maya Dwyer and Tanner Effinger.

Euripides' towering and timeless tragedy tells the story of the noblewomen of Troy in the horrific aftermath of the Trojan War. Facing bleak prospects, the once-powerful women grapple with their change in circumstance and consider what the future holds for them in the wake of apocalyptic upheaval. As the second installment of the annual Boot and Buskin Laboratory series of experimental productions, The Trojan Women offers an inventive and innovative take on a canonical classic.


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8:00 PM, February 21



Romeo and Juliet
Redhouse
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

Redhouse at City Center
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Redhouse puts a modern and imaginative twist on the classic tale of Romeo and Juliet by setting it in a dystopian world on the edge of the apocalypse. Defying barriers forged from their families loathing of one another, Romeo and Juliet risk everything for their love. Revenge, passion, and a secret marriage lead the world's most famous star-crossed lovers to a harrowing end. Young love has never been as dangerous or delightful as it is in Shakespeare's romantic masterpiece.

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8:00 PM, February 21



Romeo and Juliet
Syracuse University Drama Department
Thom Miller, director

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

A grudge so ancient that its origins are never revealed brings tragedy to two families and untimely death to two young lovers. Four hundred years ago, Shakespeare understood how intolerance begets violence and violence victimizes an entire society: See what a scourge is laid upon your hate ... All are punish'd. He also understood that the deepest human hope lies in the unmatched beauty contained in our capacity to love.

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