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Events for Saturday, May 21, 2022

10:00 AM-4:00 PM 2022 Student Art Exhibit Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

10:00 AM-2:00 PM Recent Journeys Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Infrastructure of Empire Erie Canal Museum

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Forever is Composed of Nows Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Curious Vessels: The Rosenfield Collection Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Kite: Fever Dream Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Sharif Bey: Facets Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Sekou Cooke: 15-81 Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Independent Potters' Association Member Exhibition Gandee Gallery

11:00 AM-4:00 PM A Pocketful of Progress: A Retrospective Look at the Machines Found in our Smartphones Onondaga Historical Association

1:00 PM-9:00 PM Melissa Catanese: The Lottery Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM 2022 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

7:00 PM *SOLD OUT* Marissa Mulder: I’ll Follow the Sun The 443 Social Club

8:00 PM The Parting Chelsea Opera

9:00 PM-11:00 PM Suzanne Kite: Makhócheowápi Akézapta? (Fifteen Maps) Urban Video Project

Events for Sunday, May 22, 2022

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Infrastructure of Empire Erie Canal Museum

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Sekou Cooke: 15-81 Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Sharif Bey: Facets Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Kite: Fever Dream Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Curious Vessels: The Rosenfield Collection Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Forever is Composed of Nows Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Independent Potters' Association Member Exhibition Gandee Gallery

11:00 AM-4:00 PM A Pocketful of Progress: A Retrospective Look at the Machines Found in our Smartphones Onondaga Historical Association

1:00 PM-9:00 PM Melissa Catanese: The Lottery Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM 2022 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

2:00 PM-5:00 PM Jazz on Tap: John Spillet Duo CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

2:00 PM The Parting Chelsea Opera

Events for Monday, May 23, 2022

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Infrastructure of Empire Erie Canal Museum

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Melissa Catanese: The Lottery Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM 2022 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

7:30 PM Roman Holiday (1953) Syracuse Cinephile Society

Events for Tuesday, May 24, 2022

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Recent Journeys Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Infrastructure of Empire Erie Canal Museum

10:00 AM-9:00 PM 2022 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Melissa Catanese: The Lottery Light Work Gallery

Events for Wednesday, May 25, 2022

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Recent Journeys Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Infrastructure of Empire Erie Canal Museum

10:00 AM-9:00 PM 2022 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Melissa Catanese: The Lottery Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM A Pocketful of Progress: A Retrospective Look at the Machines Found in our Smartphones Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Sekou Cooke: 15-81 Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Forever is Composed of Nows Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Curious Vessels: The Rosenfield Collection Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Kite: Fever Dream Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Sharif Bey: Facets Everson Museum of Art

12:15 PM The Uncommon Practice Period: Experimental Works for Flute Civic Morning Musicals

6:00 PM-9:00 PM Jazz at the Cavalier: Ronnie Leigh CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

7:00 PM Strains in the Signals 315 Ensemble

7:00 PM Eric Andersen The 443 Social Club

Events for Thursday, May 26, 2022

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Recent Journeys Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Infrastructure of Empire Erie Canal Museum

10:00 AM-5:00 PM 2022 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Melissa Catanese: The Lottery Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM A Pocketful of Progress: A Retrospective Look at the Machines Found in our Smartphones Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Sekou Cooke: 15-81 Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Sharif Bey: Facets Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Kite: Fever Dream Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Curious Vessels: The Rosenfield Collection Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Forever is Composed of Nows Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Independent Potters' Association Member Exhibition Gandee Gallery

7:00 PM Tim McGraw: McGraw Tour 2022, with special guests Russell Dickerson, Alexandra Kay, and Brandon Davis Lakeview St. Joseph's Amphitheater

7:00 PM Patrick Sweany The 443 Social Club

9:00 PM-11:00 PM Suzanne Kite: Makhócheowápi Akézapta? (Fifteen Maps) Urban Video Project

Events for Friday, May 27, 2022

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Recent Journeys Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Infrastructure of Empire Erie Canal Museum

10:00 AM-5:00 PM 2022 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Melissa Catanese: The Lottery Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM A Pocketful of Progress: A Retrospective Look at the Machines Found in our Smartphones Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Sekou Cooke: 15-81 Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Forever is Composed of Nows Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Curious Vessels: The Rosenfield Collection Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Kite: Fever Dream Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Sharif Bey: Facets Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Independent Potters' Association Member Exhibition Gandee Gallery

7:00 PM Lake Street Dive, with Devon Gilfillian Beak & Skiff Apple Orchard

7:00 PM Poet Deena Linett Downtown Writer's Center

9:00 PM-11:00 PM Suzanne Kite: Makhócheowápi Akézapta? (Fifteen Maps) Urban Video Project

Events for Saturday, May 28, 2022

10:00 AM-4:00 PM 2022 Student Art Exhibit Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

10:00 AM-2:00 PM Recent Journeys Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Infrastructure of Empire Erie Canal Museum

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Sharif Bey: Facets Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Kite: Fever Dream Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Curious Vessels: The Rosenfield Collection Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Forever is Composed of Nows Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Sekou Cooke: 15-81 Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM Trolls Live! Landmark Theatre

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Independent Potters' Association Member Exhibition Gandee Gallery

11:00 AM-4:00 PM A Pocketful of Progress: A Retrospective Look at the Machines Found in our Smartphones Onondaga Historical Association

1:00 PM-9:00 PM Melissa Catanese: The Lottery Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM 2022 Newhouse Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

2:00 PM Trolls Live! Landmark Theatre

4:00 PM-11:00 PM Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival

7:00 PM Primus: A Tribute To Kings, with special guest Battles Beak & Skiff Apple Orchard

9:00 PM-11:00 PM Suzanne Kite: Makhócheowápi Akézapta? (Fifteen Maps) Urban Video Project

Next week  >>>

Saturday, May 21, 2022


Art
 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 21



2022 Student Art Exhibit
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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

A variety of nature-inspired pieces of art created by students from surrounding local school districts.


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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, May 21



Recent Journeys
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

John Thompson: landscape and cityscape paintings
Tom Slocum: wood sculpture and Adirondack "pools"
Esperanza Tielbaard: handmade jewelry with natural stone


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



Forever is Composed of Nows
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Whether artists respond to history or look to the future, creativity exists in the moment. Drawn from the Everson's permanent collection, Forever is Composed of Nows examines a multitude of snapshots of the present moment, grouped by theme, image, or idea across different time periods and media. By examining how artists spanning three centuries have approached their present — their now — using similar topics and motifs, this exhibition is a visual exploration of how values, societal customs, and art subjects have evolved over time.


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



Curious Vessels: The Rosenfield Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Louise Rosenfield is among the most avid pottery collectors in the United States. Over the past 30 years, she has amassed a collection of more than 4,000 pieces of functional pottery from artists across the globe. Her ambition for her collection has always been clear — instead of donating work to a museum, she would rather donate it to a restaurant, where patrons could enjoy the work as originally intended.

"Curious Vessels" is a celebration of both Rosenfield's eclectic taste and her unrivaled generosity. Museum visitors will be able to touch many of the pieces in this exhibition while watching videos of Rosenfield and notable potters from the collection pointing out details of the work. Coming this spring, the Everson's new cafe´, Louise, will be stocked with functional vessels from the Rosenfield Collection that you will be able to eat and drink out of.


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



Kite: Fever Dream
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Fever Dream" is an interactive multimedia installation by Kite, an Oglala Lakota performance artist, visual artist, and composer, and Devin Ronneberg, a multidisciplinary artist of Kanaka Maoli/Okinawan descent working primarily in sculpture, sound, image-making, and computational media. The work brings together their mutual interests in the implications of emergent technologies and artificial intelligence, information control and collection, Indigenous ontologies, and bodily interfaces.

In response to the audience's proximity in the gallery, a large projection flips between channels algorithmically tuned in to scraped footage of conspiracy theories, paranormal and extraterrestrial sightings, and recent news broadcasts. The work plumbs the depths of the settler-colonial psyche and the ways in which settler conspiracies are often founded on a denial of Indigenous agency, such as the belief that "ancient aliens" are responsible for the building of Indigenous earthworks and monuments.


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



Sharif Bey: Facets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Over the past two decades, artist and educator Sharif Bey has created a body of work in ceramics and glass that explores the visual heritage of Africa and Oceania. Since accepting a teaching position at Syracuse University in 2009, he has become a vital part of Syracuse's social fabric. Coming on the heels of an exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, where he was born and raised, the Everson presents a survey of Bey's work, starting with the functional pottery that has served as a touchstone throughout his career, and continuing through his most recent body of large-scale figurative sculptures in clay.


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



Sekou Cooke: 15-81
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"15-81" presents architect and urban designer Sekou Cooke's project "We Outchea: Hip-Hop Fabrications and Public Space" alongside documents relating to the 15th Ward in Syracuse. Commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art in 2021 as part of their exhibition "Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America," "We Outchea" focuses on the legacy of placement and displacement of Black residents in Syracuse and considers various events in the city's history — the razing of the historic 15th Ward, the building of multiple public housing projects, and the construction of Interstate 81 — while simultaneously critiquing recent proposals to replace low-income communities with mixed-income housing. By contextualizing the We Outchea project with photographs and ephemera that tell the story of the once vibrant 15th Ward, Cooke points to a post I-81 Syracuse future of entrepreneurship and innovation.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 21



Independent Potters' Association Member Exhibition
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

The Gandee Gallery is proud to host this year's The Independent Potters' Association's (IPA) Member Show, an annual group exhibition featuring ceramics created by the group's members.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 21



Melissa Catanese: The Lottery
Light Work Gallery

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

In "The Lottery," Melissa Catanese turns her attention to the tense and confusing state of contemporary politics and culture. Her images bring together large groups of people, barren caverns, natural forces, physical exertion, and eruptions both crude and colorful. The accumulated manic puzzle shifts the viewer from crowded street to darkened cavern. Along the way, we see a geyser of oil, streaks of lightning, veins of molten rock, and cooling craters. Punctuating these natural phenomena are people in states of glee, pain, confusion, and anguish.

Catanese borrows the title from literature. In Shirley Jackson's famous short story, a village casually embarks on a yearly ritual of selecting an individual and then stoning them to death. Catanese's The Lottery teases out similar themes regarding ritual, culture, and the diffused accountability of a mob.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 21



2022 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2022 Newhouse Photography Annual features work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. The exhibition is a collection of 28 photographs by students enrolled in the Visual Communications Department. Thematically diverse and representing various approaches to photographic practice and technique, this collaboration showcases the breadth of images that today's students are producing.

The exhibiting artists are Ryan Brady, Madison Brown, Em Burris, Marc Cuenca, Caitlin Eddolls, Hunter Franklin, Nicole Funes, Jack Gnosca, Thanh Ha, Elizabeth Henson, Zisheng Huang, Brooke Kato, Kadaja Kirkland, Jason Lozada, Reece Nelson, Fiona Noever, Griffin Quinn, and James Year.


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9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, May 21



Suzanne Kite: Makhócheowápi Akézapta? (Fifteen Maps)
Urban Video Project

Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In this newly commissioned piece, Kite confronts histories of Indigenous displacement and "turns an Indigenous gaze" back on colonial knowledge systems, using AI as a means to explore alternative ways of nonhuman knowing based on the Lakota idea of The Good Way.

Makhócheowápi Akézapta? (Fifteen Maps) explores the Hudson River site known as Cruger Island, which John Cruger "purchased" in the 19th century and used as a backdrop for stolen Mayan ruins he transported as casts from Honduras. By the 1960s, Cruger Island had become a place for archeological excavations that displaced Indigenous artifacts and remains now held by the New York State Museum.

Screening begins at dusk.


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History
 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 21



Infrastructure of Empire
Erie Canal Museum

Price: Free
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse

The Erie Canal was the engineering marvel of its day, but has had far reaching consequences that could never have been imagined. In this exhibit we explore how the canal was built, how it has changed the physical and social layout of the region, and how it continues to influence New York State.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 21



A Pocketful of Progress: A Retrospective Look at the Machines Found in our Smartphones
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

A fascinating display of machines from the past 150 years which performed functions that, today, can be done on a smartphone. The impressive array of machines, many which originated in Syracuse, offers a stark juxtaposition to the incredible technological tool you carry every day in your purse or in your pocket.


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Music
 

7:00 PM, May 21



*SOLD OUT* Marissa Mulder: I’ll Follow the Sun
The 443 Social Club

Price: $25-$50
The 443 Social Club
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

Marissa Mulder in "I'll Follow the Sun, The Songbooks of John Lennon & Paul McCartney," with Jon Weber on piano.


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Opera
 

8:00 PM, May 21



The Parting
Chelsea Opera
Benjamin Grow, music director; Garrett Heater, director

Price: $35
Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

The Parting, an opera with music by Tom Cipullo with a libretto by David Mason, is told using the lyrical words of Hungarian-Jewish poet Miklós Radnóti's experiences, discovered after his murder at the hands of the Nazis in WWII. Entwined in Radnóti's story is that of his wife, Fanni Gyarmati, and the specter of death that haunts the couple on their last night together in 1944 before he leaves for a labor camp for the third time.

This remarkable work brings the voices of the Holocaust back to us almost 77 years after the end of WWII. The poetry, music, and spiritual resilience continue to illuminate our shared humanity in the face of unspeakable evil.


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Sunday, May 22, 2022


Art
 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 22



Sekou Cooke: 15-81
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"15-81" presents architect and urban designer Sekou Cooke's project "We Outchea: Hip-Hop Fabrications and Public Space" alongside documents relating to the 15th Ward in Syracuse. Commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art in 2021 as part of their exhibition "Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America," "We Outchea" focuses on the legacy of placement and displacement of Black residents in Syracuse and considers various events in the city's history — the razing of the historic 15th Ward, the building of multiple public housing projects, and the construction of Interstate 81 — while simultaneously critiquing recent proposals to replace low-income communities with mixed-income housing. By contextualizing the We Outchea project with photographs and ephemera that tell the story of the once vibrant 15th Ward, Cooke points to a post I-81 Syracuse future of entrepreneurship and innovation.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 22



Sharif Bey: Facets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Over the past two decades, artist and educator Sharif Bey has created a body of work in ceramics and glass that explores the visual heritage of Africa and Oceania. Since accepting a teaching position at Syracuse University in 2009, he has become a vital part of Syracuse's social fabric. Coming on the heels of an exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, where he was born and raised, the Everson presents a survey of Bey's work, starting with the functional pottery that has served as a touchstone throughout his career, and continuing through his most recent body of large-scale figurative sculptures in clay.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 22



Kite: Fever Dream
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Fever Dream" is an interactive multimedia installation by Kite, an Oglala Lakota performance artist, visual artist, and composer, and Devin Ronneberg, a multidisciplinary artist of Kanaka Maoli/Okinawan descent working primarily in sculpture, sound, image-making, and computational media. The work brings together their mutual interests in the implications of emergent technologies and artificial intelligence, information control and collection, Indigenous ontologies, and bodily interfaces.

In response to the audience's proximity in the gallery, a large projection flips between channels algorithmically tuned in to scraped footage of conspiracy theories, paranormal and extraterrestrial sightings, and recent news broadcasts. The work plumbs the depths of the settler-colonial psyche and the ways in which settler conspiracies are often founded on a denial of Indigenous agency, such as the belief that "ancient aliens" are responsible for the building of Indigenous earthworks and monuments.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 22



Curious Vessels: The Rosenfield Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Louise Rosenfield is among the most avid pottery collectors in the United States. Over the past 30 years, she has amassed a collection of more than 4,000 pieces of functional pottery from artists across the globe. Her ambition for her collection has always been clear — instead of donating work to a museum, she would rather donate it to a restaurant, where patrons could enjoy the work as originally intended.

"Curious Vessels" is a celebration of both Rosenfield's eclectic taste and her unrivaled generosity. Museum visitors will be able to touch many of the pieces in this exhibition while watching videos of Rosenfield and notable potters from the collection pointing out details of the work. Coming this spring, the Everson's new cafe´, Louise, will be stocked with functional vessels from the Rosenfield Collection that you will be able to eat and drink out of.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 22



Forever is Composed of Nows
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Whether artists respond to history or look to the future, creativity exists in the moment. Drawn from the Everson's permanent collection, Forever is Composed of Nows examines a multitude of snapshots of the present moment, grouped by theme, image, or idea across different time periods and media. By examining how artists spanning three centuries have approached their present — their now — using similar topics and motifs, this exhibition is a visual exploration of how values, societal customs, and art subjects have evolved over time.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 22



Independent Potters' Association Member Exhibition
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

The Gandee Gallery is proud to host this year's The Independent Potters' Association's (IPA) Member Show, an annual group exhibition featuring ceramics created by the group's members.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 22



Melissa Catanese: The Lottery
Light Work Gallery

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

In "The Lottery," Melissa Catanese turns her attention to the tense and confusing state of contemporary politics and culture. Her images bring together large groups of people, barren caverns, natural forces, physical exertion, and eruptions both crude and colorful. The accumulated manic puzzle shifts the viewer from crowded street to darkened cavern. Along the way, we see a geyser of oil, streaks of lightning, veins of molten rock, and cooling craters. Punctuating these natural phenomena are people in states of glee, pain, confusion, and anguish.

Catanese borrows the title from literature. In Shirley Jackson's famous short story, a village casually embarks on a yearly ritual of selecting an individual and then stoning them to death. Catanese's The Lottery teases out similar themes regarding ritual, culture, and the diffused accountability of a mob.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 22



2022 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2022 Newhouse Photography Annual features work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. The exhibition is a collection of 28 photographs by students enrolled in the Visual Communications Department. Thematically diverse and representing various approaches to photographic practice and technique, this collaboration showcases the breadth of images that today's students are producing.

The exhibiting artists are Ryan Brady, Madison Brown, Em Burris, Marc Cuenca, Caitlin Eddolls, Hunter Franklin, Nicole Funes, Jack Gnosca, Thanh Ha, Elizabeth Henson, Zisheng Huang, Brooke Kato, Kadaja Kirkland, Jason Lozada, Reece Nelson, Fiona Noever, Griffin Quinn, and James Year.


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History
 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 22



Infrastructure of Empire
Erie Canal Museum

Price: Free
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse

The Erie Canal was the engineering marvel of its day, but has had far reaching consequences that could never have been imagined. In this exhibit we explore how the canal was built, how it has changed the physical and social layout of the region, and how it continues to influence New York State.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 22



A Pocketful of Progress: A Retrospective Look at the Machines Found in our Smartphones
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

A fascinating display of machines from the past 150 years which performed functions that, today, can be done on a smartphone. The impressive array of machines, many which originated in Syracuse, offers a stark juxtaposition to the incredible technological tool you carry every day in your purse or in your pocket.


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Music
 

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May 22



Jazz on Tap: John Spillet Duo
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: Free
Finger Lakes On Tap
35 Fennell St., Skaneateles


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Opera
 

2:00 PM, May 22



The Parting
Chelsea Opera
Benjamin Grow, music director; Garrett Heater, director

Price: $35
Jazz Central
441 E. Washington St., Syracuse

The Parting, an opera with music by Tom Cipullo with a libretto by David Mason, is told using the lyrical words of Hungarian-Jewish poet Miklós Radnóti's experiences, discovered after his murder at the hands of the Nazis in WWII. Entwined in Radnóti's story is that of his wife, Fanni Gyarmati, and the specter of death that haunts the couple on their last night together in 1944 before he leaves for a labor camp for the third time.

This remarkable work brings the voices of the Holocaust back to us almost 77 years after the end of WWII. The poetry, music, and spiritual resilience continue to illuminate our shared humanity in the face of unspeakable evil.


Back to list
 


 

Monday, May 23, 2022


Art
 

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 23



Melissa Catanese: The Lottery
Light Work Gallery

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

In "The Lottery," Melissa Catanese turns her attention to the tense and confusing state of contemporary politics and culture. Her images bring together large groups of people, barren caverns, natural forces, physical exertion, and eruptions both crude and colorful. The accumulated manic puzzle shifts the viewer from crowded street to darkened cavern. Along the way, we see a geyser of oil, streaks of lightning, veins of molten rock, and cooling craters. Punctuating these natural phenomena are people in states of glee, pain, confusion, and anguish.

Catanese borrows the title from literature. In Shirley Jackson's famous short story, a village casually embarks on a yearly ritual of selecting an individual and then stoning them to death. Catanese's The Lottery teases out similar themes regarding ritual, culture, and the diffused accountability of a mob.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 23



2022 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2022 Newhouse Photography Annual features work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. The exhibition is a collection of 28 photographs by students enrolled in the Visual Communications Department. Thematically diverse and representing various approaches to photographic practice and technique, this collaboration showcases the breadth of images that today's students are producing.

The exhibiting artists are Ryan Brady, Madison Brown, Em Burris, Marc Cuenca, Caitlin Eddolls, Hunter Franklin, Nicole Funes, Jack Gnosca, Thanh Ha, Elizabeth Henson, Zisheng Huang, Brooke Kato, Kadaja Kirkland, Jason Lozada, Reece Nelson, Fiona Noever, Griffin Quinn, and James Year.


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Film
 

7:30 PM, May 23



Roman Holiday (1953)
Syracuse Cinephile Society

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

Cast: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert
Director: William Wyler

A young princess (Hepburn) yearns for a normal life, runs away to enjoy Rome on her own, and meets a handsome reporter covering a story there (Peck). A wonderful romantic comedy in which Audrey Hepburn won the Academy Award for Best Actress in her American film debut.


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History
 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 23



Infrastructure of Empire
Erie Canal Museum

Price: Free
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse

The Erie Canal was the engineering marvel of its day, but has had far reaching consequences that could never have been imagined. In this exhibit we explore how the canal was built, how it has changed the physical and social layout of the region, and how it continues to influence New York State.


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Tuesday, May 24, 2022


Art
 

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 24



Recent Journeys
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

John Thompson: landscape and cityscape paintings
Tom Slocum: wood sculpture and Adirondack "pools"
Esperanza Tielbaard: handmade jewelry with natural stone


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 24



2022 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2022 Newhouse Photography Annual features work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. The exhibition is a collection of 28 photographs by students enrolled in the Visual Communications Department. Thematically diverse and representing various approaches to photographic practice and technique, this collaboration showcases the breadth of images that today's students are producing.

The exhibiting artists are Ryan Brady, Madison Brown, Em Burris, Marc Cuenca, Caitlin Eddolls, Hunter Franklin, Nicole Funes, Jack Gnosca, Thanh Ha, Elizabeth Henson, Zisheng Huang, Brooke Kato, Kadaja Kirkland, Jason Lozada, Reece Nelson, Fiona Noever, Griffin Quinn, and James Year.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 24



Melissa Catanese: The Lottery
Light Work Gallery

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

In "The Lottery," Melissa Catanese turns her attention to the tense and confusing state of contemporary politics and culture. Her images bring together large groups of people, barren caverns, natural forces, physical exertion, and eruptions both crude and colorful. The accumulated manic puzzle shifts the viewer from crowded street to darkened cavern. Along the way, we see a geyser of oil, streaks of lightning, veins of molten rock, and cooling craters. Punctuating these natural phenomena are people in states of glee, pain, confusion, and anguish.

Catanese borrows the title from literature. In Shirley Jackson's famous short story, a village casually embarks on a yearly ritual of selecting an individual and then stoning them to death. Catanese's The Lottery teases out similar themes regarding ritual, culture, and the diffused accountability of a mob.


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History
 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 24



Infrastructure of Empire
Erie Canal Museum

Price: Free
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse

The Erie Canal was the engineering marvel of its day, but has had far reaching consequences that could never have been imagined. In this exhibit we explore how the canal was built, how it has changed the physical and social layout of the region, and how it continues to influence New York State.


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Wednesday, May 25, 2022


Art
 

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 25



Recent Journeys
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

John Thompson: landscape and cityscape paintings
Tom Slocum: wood sculpture and Adirondack "pools"
Esperanza Tielbaard: handmade jewelry with natural stone


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 25



2022 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2022 Newhouse Photography Annual features work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. The exhibition is a collection of 28 photographs by students enrolled in the Visual Communications Department. Thematically diverse and representing various approaches to photographic practice and technique, this collaboration showcases the breadth of images that today's students are producing.

The exhibiting artists are Ryan Brady, Madison Brown, Em Burris, Marc Cuenca, Caitlin Eddolls, Hunter Franklin, Nicole Funes, Jack Gnosca, Thanh Ha, Elizabeth Henson, Zisheng Huang, Brooke Kato, Kadaja Kirkland, Jason Lozada, Reece Nelson, Fiona Noever, Griffin Quinn, and James Year.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, May 25



Melissa Catanese: The Lottery
Light Work Gallery

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

In "The Lottery," Melissa Catanese turns her attention to the tense and confusing state of contemporary politics and culture. Her images bring together large groups of people, barren caverns, natural forces, physical exertion, and eruptions both crude and colorful. The accumulated manic puzzle shifts the viewer from crowded street to darkened cavern. Along the way, we see a geyser of oil, streaks of lightning, veins of molten rock, and cooling craters. Punctuating these natural phenomena are people in states of glee, pain, confusion, and anguish.

Catanese borrows the title from literature. In Shirley Jackson's famous short story, a village casually embarks on a yearly ritual of selecting an individual and then stoning them to death. Catanese's The Lottery teases out similar themes regarding ritual, culture, and the diffused accountability of a mob.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 25



Sekou Cooke: 15-81
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"15-81" presents architect and urban designer Sekou Cooke's project "We Outchea: Hip-Hop Fabrications and Public Space" alongside documents relating to the 15th Ward in Syracuse. Commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art in 2021 as part of their exhibition "Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America," "We Outchea" focuses on the legacy of placement and displacement of Black residents in Syracuse and considers various events in the city's history — the razing of the historic 15th Ward, the building of multiple public housing projects, and the construction of Interstate 81 — while simultaneously critiquing recent proposals to replace low-income communities with mixed-income housing. By contextualizing the We Outchea project with photographs and ephemera that tell the story of the once vibrant 15th Ward, Cooke points to a post I-81 Syracuse future of entrepreneurship and innovation.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 25



Forever is Composed of Nows
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Whether artists respond to history or look to the future, creativity exists in the moment. Drawn from the Everson's permanent collection, Forever is Composed of Nows examines a multitude of snapshots of the present moment, grouped by theme, image, or idea across different time periods and media. By examining how artists spanning three centuries have approached their present — their now — using similar topics and motifs, this exhibition is a visual exploration of how values, societal customs, and art subjects have evolved over time.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 25



Curious Vessels: The Rosenfield Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Louise Rosenfield is among the most avid pottery collectors in the United States. Over the past 30 years, she has amassed a collection of more than 4,000 pieces of functional pottery from artists across the globe. Her ambition for her collection has always been clear — instead of donating work to a museum, she would rather donate it to a restaurant, where patrons could enjoy the work as originally intended.

"Curious Vessels" is a celebration of both Rosenfield's eclectic taste and her unrivaled generosity. Museum visitors will be able to touch many of the pieces in this exhibition while watching videos of Rosenfield and notable potters from the collection pointing out details of the work. Coming this spring, the Everson's new cafe´, Louise, will be stocked with functional vessels from the Rosenfield Collection that you will be able to eat and drink out of.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 25



Kite: Fever Dream
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Fever Dream" is an interactive multimedia installation by Kite, an Oglala Lakota performance artist, visual artist, and composer, and Devin Ronneberg, a multidisciplinary artist of Kanaka Maoli/Okinawan descent working primarily in sculpture, sound, image-making, and computational media. The work brings together their mutual interests in the implications of emergent technologies and artificial intelligence, information control and collection, Indigenous ontologies, and bodily interfaces.

In response to the audience's proximity in the gallery, a large projection flips between channels algorithmically tuned in to scraped footage of conspiracy theories, paranormal and extraterrestrial sightings, and recent news broadcasts. The work plumbs the depths of the settler-colonial psyche and the ways in which settler conspiracies are often founded on a denial of Indigenous agency, such as the belief that "ancient aliens" are responsible for the building of Indigenous earthworks and monuments.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 25



Sharif Bey: Facets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Over the past two decades, artist and educator Sharif Bey has created a body of work in ceramics and glass that explores the visual heritage of Africa and Oceania. Since accepting a teaching position at Syracuse University in 2009, he has become a vital part of Syracuse's social fabric. Coming on the heels of an exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, where he was born and raised, the Everson presents a survey of Bey's work, starting with the functional pottery that has served as a touchstone throughout his career, and continuing through his most recent body of large-scale figurative sculptures in clay.


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History
 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 25



Infrastructure of Empire
Erie Canal Museum

Price: Free
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse

The Erie Canal was the engineering marvel of its day, but has had far reaching consequences that could never have been imagined. In this exhibit we explore how the canal was built, how it has changed the physical and social layout of the region, and how it continues to influence New York State.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 25



A Pocketful of Progress: A Retrospective Look at the Machines Found in our Smartphones
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

A fascinating display of machines from the past 150 years which performed functions that, today, can be done on a smartphone. The impressive array of machines, many which originated in Syracuse, offers a stark juxtaposition to the incredible technological tool you carry every day in your purse or in your pocket.


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Music
 

12:15 PM, May 25



The Uncommon Practice Period: Experimental Works for Flute
Civic Morning Musicals
Dustin White and Jacob LaBarge, flutes

Price: $10
St. David's Episcopal Church
13 Jamar Dr., Dewitt


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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 25



Jazz at the Cavalier: Ronnie Leigh
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

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


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7:00 PM, May 25



Strains in the Signals
315 Ensemble

Price: Free, but reservations required
WCNY
415 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

The concert features a range of acoustic and electro-acoustic chamber music from local, national, and international composers.

Kirsten Volness Bering Sea
Ben Smith Ex Nihilo
Chris Cresswell From Dreams, We Emerge
Patrick Ellis Unbranded Ensemble Piece
Natalie Draper Strains in the Signal
Emily Levy Sorry, where are we now?


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7:00 PM, May 25



Eric Andersen
The 443 Social Club

Price: $35-$80
The 443 Social Club
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

Eric Andersen's poetical songs have entertained and captivated audiences worldwide. He plays acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica and piano/keyboards in concert and often performs with his great bands in America, Japan, and Europe. He performs songs that span across all his albums, including his early classics "Thirsty Boots", "Violets of Dawn", and "Close the Door Lightly," as well as exciting new material from his recent projects like Camus and Lord Byron.


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Thursday, May 26, 2022


Art
 

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 26



Recent Journeys
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

John Thompson: landscape and cityscape paintings
Tom Slocum: wood sculpture and Adirondack "pools"
Esperanza Tielbaard: handmade jewelry with natural stone


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 26



2022 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2022 Newhouse Photography Annual features work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. The exhibition is a collection of 28 photographs by students enrolled in the Visual Communications Department. Thematically diverse and representing various approaches to photographic practice and technique, this collaboration showcases the breadth of images that today's students are producing.

The exhibiting artists are Ryan Brady, Madison Brown, Em Burris, Marc Cuenca, Caitlin Eddolls, Hunter Franklin, Nicole Funes, Jack Gnosca, Thanh Ha, Elizabeth Henson, Zisheng Huang, Brooke Kato, Kadaja Kirkland, Jason Lozada, Reece Nelson, Fiona Noever, Griffin Quinn, and James Year.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 26



Melissa Catanese: The Lottery
Light Work Gallery

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

In "The Lottery," Melissa Catanese turns her attention to the tense and confusing state of contemporary politics and culture. Her images bring together large groups of people, barren caverns, natural forces, physical exertion, and eruptions both crude and colorful. The accumulated manic puzzle shifts the viewer from crowded street to darkened cavern. Along the way, we see a geyser of oil, streaks of lightning, veins of molten rock, and cooling craters. Punctuating these natural phenomena are people in states of glee, pain, confusion, and anguish.

Catanese borrows the title from literature. In Shirley Jackson's famous short story, a village casually embarks on a yearly ritual of selecting an individual and then stoning them to death. Catanese's The Lottery teases out similar themes regarding ritual, culture, and the diffused accountability of a mob.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 26



Sekou Cooke: 15-81
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"15-81" presents architect and urban designer Sekou Cooke's project "We Outchea: Hip-Hop Fabrications and Public Space" alongside documents relating to the 15th Ward in Syracuse. Commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art in 2021 as part of their exhibition "Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America," "We Outchea" focuses on the legacy of placement and displacement of Black residents in Syracuse and considers various events in the city's history — the razing of the historic 15th Ward, the building of multiple public housing projects, and the construction of Interstate 81 — while simultaneously critiquing recent proposals to replace low-income communities with mixed-income housing. By contextualizing the We Outchea project with photographs and ephemera that tell the story of the once vibrant 15th Ward, Cooke points to a post I-81 Syracuse future of entrepreneurship and innovation.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 26



Sharif Bey: Facets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Over the past two decades, artist and educator Sharif Bey has created a body of work in ceramics and glass that explores the visual heritage of Africa and Oceania. Since accepting a teaching position at Syracuse University in 2009, he has become a vital part of Syracuse's social fabric. Coming on the heels of an exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, where he was born and raised, the Everson presents a survey of Bey's work, starting with the functional pottery that has served as a touchstone throughout his career, and continuing through his most recent body of large-scale figurative sculptures in clay.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 26



Kite: Fever Dream
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Fever Dream" is an interactive multimedia installation by Kite, an Oglala Lakota performance artist, visual artist, and composer, and Devin Ronneberg, a multidisciplinary artist of Kanaka Maoli/Okinawan descent working primarily in sculpture, sound, image-making, and computational media. The work brings together their mutual interests in the implications of emergent technologies and artificial intelligence, information control and collection, Indigenous ontologies, and bodily interfaces.

In response to the audience's proximity in the gallery, a large projection flips between channels algorithmically tuned in to scraped footage of conspiracy theories, paranormal and extraterrestrial sightings, and recent news broadcasts. The work plumbs the depths of the settler-colonial psyche and the ways in which settler conspiracies are often founded on a denial of Indigenous agency, such as the belief that "ancient aliens" are responsible for the building of Indigenous earthworks and monuments.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 26



Curious Vessels: The Rosenfield Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Louise Rosenfield is among the most avid pottery collectors in the United States. Over the past 30 years, she has amassed a collection of more than 4,000 pieces of functional pottery from artists across the globe. Her ambition for her collection has always been clear — instead of donating work to a museum, she would rather donate it to a restaurant, where patrons could enjoy the work as originally intended.

"Curious Vessels" is a celebration of both Rosenfield's eclectic taste and her unrivaled generosity. Museum visitors will be able to touch many of the pieces in this exhibition while watching videos of Rosenfield and notable potters from the collection pointing out details of the work. Coming this spring, the Everson's new cafe´, Louise, will be stocked with functional vessels from the Rosenfield Collection that you will be able to eat and drink out of.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 26



Forever is Composed of Nows
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Whether artists respond to history or look to the future, creativity exists in the moment. Drawn from the Everson's permanent collection, Forever is Composed of Nows examines a multitude of snapshots of the present moment, grouped by theme, image, or idea across different time periods and media. By examining how artists spanning three centuries have approached their present — their now — using similar topics and motifs, this exhibition is a visual exploration of how values, societal customs, and art subjects have evolved over time.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 26



Independent Potters' Association Member Exhibition
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

The Gandee Gallery is proud to host this year's The Independent Potters' Association's (IPA) Member Show, an annual group exhibition featuring ceramics created by the group's members.


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9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, May 26



Suzanne Kite: Makhócheowápi Akézapta? (Fifteen Maps)
Urban Video Project

Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In this newly commissioned piece, Kite confronts histories of Indigenous displacement and "turns an Indigenous gaze" back on colonial knowledge systems, using AI as a means to explore alternative ways of nonhuman knowing based on the Lakota idea of The Good Way.

Makhócheowápi Akézapta? (Fifteen Maps) explores the Hudson River site known as Cruger Island, which John Cruger "purchased" in the 19th century and used as a backdrop for stolen Mayan ruins he transported as casts from Honduras. By the 1960s, Cruger Island had become a place for archeological excavations that displaced Indigenous artifacts and remains now held by the New York State Museum.

Screening begins at dusk.


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History
 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 26



Infrastructure of Empire
Erie Canal Museum

Price: Free
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse

The Erie Canal was the engineering marvel of its day, but has had far reaching consequences that could never have been imagined. In this exhibit we explore how the canal was built, how it has changed the physical and social layout of the region, and how it continues to influence New York State.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 26



A Pocketful of Progress: A Retrospective Look at the Machines Found in our Smartphones
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

A fascinating display of machines from the past 150 years which performed functions that, today, can be done on a smartphone. The impressive array of machines, many which originated in Syracuse, offers a stark juxtaposition to the incredible technological tool you carry every day in your purse or in your pocket.


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Music
 

7:00 PM, May 26



Tim McGraw: McGraw Tour 2022, with special guests Russell Dickerson, Alexandra Kay, and Brandon Davis
Lakeview St. Joseph's Amphitheater

Lakeview Amphitheater
490 Restoration Way, Syracuse


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7:00 PM, May 26



Patrick Sweany
The 443 Social Club

Price: $15-$40
The 443 Social Club
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

Patrick Sweany likes the spaces in between.On a given night (or on a given album) he'll swing through blues, folk, soul, bluegrass, maybe some classic 50s rock, or a punk speedball. He's a musical omnivore, devouring every popular music sound of the last 70 years, and mixing 'em all together seamlessly into his own stew.


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Friday, May 27, 2022


Art
 

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, May 27



Recent Journeys
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

John Thompson: landscape and cityscape paintings
Tom Slocum: wood sculpture and Adirondack "pools"
Esperanza Tielbaard: handmade jewelry with natural stone

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 27



2022 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2022 Newhouse Photography Annual features work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. The exhibition is a collection of 28 photographs by students enrolled in the Visual Communications Department. Thematically diverse and representing various approaches to photographic practice and technique, this collaboration showcases the breadth of images that today's students are producing.

The exhibiting artists are Ryan Brady, Madison Brown, Em Burris, Marc Cuenca, Caitlin Eddolls, Hunter Franklin, Nicole Funes, Jack Gnosca, Thanh Ha, Elizabeth Henson, Zisheng Huang, Brooke Kato, Kadaja Kirkland, Jason Lozada, Reece Nelson, Fiona Noever, Griffin Quinn, and James Year.

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 27



Melissa Catanese: The Lottery
Light Work Gallery

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

In "The Lottery," Melissa Catanese turns her attention to the tense and confusing state of contemporary politics and culture. Her images bring together large groups of people, barren caverns, natural forces, physical exertion, and eruptions both crude and colorful. The accumulated manic puzzle shifts the viewer from crowded street to darkened cavern. Along the way, we see a geyser of oil, streaks of lightning, veins of molten rock, and cooling craters. Punctuating these natural phenomena are people in states of glee, pain, confusion, and anguish.

Catanese borrows the title from literature. In Shirley Jackson's famous short story, a village casually embarks on a yearly ritual of selecting an individual and then stoning them to death. Catanese's The Lottery teases out similar themes regarding ritual, culture, and the diffused accountability of a mob.

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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 27



Sekou Cooke: 15-81
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"15-81" presents architect and urban designer Sekou Cooke's project "We Outchea: Hip-Hop Fabrications and Public Space" alongside documents relating to the 15th Ward in Syracuse. Commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art in 2021 as part of their exhibition "Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America," "We Outchea" focuses on the legacy of placement and displacement of Black residents in Syracuse and considers various events in the city's history — the razing of the historic 15th Ward, the building of multiple public housing projects, and the construction of Interstate 81 — while simultaneously critiquing recent proposals to replace low-income communities with mixed-income housing. By contextualizing the We Outchea project with photographs and ephemera that tell the story of the once vibrant 15th Ward, Cooke points to a post I-81 Syracuse future of entrepreneurship and innovation.

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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 27



Forever is Composed of Nows
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Whether artists respond to history or look to the future, creativity exists in the moment. Drawn from the Everson's permanent collection, Forever is Composed of Nows examines a multitude of snapshots of the present moment, grouped by theme, image, or idea across different time periods and media. By examining how artists spanning three centuries have approached their present — their now — using similar topics and motifs, this exhibition is a visual exploration of how values, societal customs, and art subjects have evolved over time.

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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 27



Curious Vessels: The Rosenfield Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Louise Rosenfield is among the most avid pottery collectors in the United States. Over the past 30 years, she has amassed a collection of more than 4,000 pieces of functional pottery from artists across the globe. Her ambition for her collection has always been clear — instead of donating work to a museum, she would rather donate it to a restaurant, where patrons could enjoy the work as originally intended.

"Curious Vessels" is a celebration of both Rosenfield's eclectic taste and her unrivaled generosity. Museum visitors will be able to touch many of the pieces in this exhibition while watching videos of Rosenfield and notable potters from the collection pointing out details of the work. Coming this spring, the Everson's new cafe´, Louise, will be stocked with functional vessels from the Rosenfield Collection that you will be able to eat and drink out of.

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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 27



Kite: Fever Dream
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Fever Dream" is an interactive multimedia installation by Kite, an Oglala Lakota performance artist, visual artist, and composer, and Devin Ronneberg, a multidisciplinary artist of Kanaka Maoli/Okinawan descent working primarily in sculpture, sound, image-making, and computational media. The work brings together their mutual interests in the implications of emergent technologies and artificial intelligence, information control and collection, Indigenous ontologies, and bodily interfaces.

In response to the audience's proximity in the gallery, a large projection flips between channels algorithmically tuned in to scraped footage of conspiracy theories, paranormal and extraterrestrial sightings, and recent news broadcasts. The work plumbs the depths of the settler-colonial psyche and the ways in which settler conspiracies are often founded on a denial of Indigenous agency, such as the belief that "ancient aliens" are responsible for the building of Indigenous earthworks and monuments.

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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 27



Sharif Bey: Facets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Over the past two decades, artist and educator Sharif Bey has created a body of work in ceramics and glass that explores the visual heritage of Africa and Oceania. Since accepting a teaching position at Syracuse University in 2009, he has become a vital part of Syracuse's social fabric. Coming on the heels of an exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, where he was born and raised, the Everson presents a survey of Bey's work, starting with the functional pottery that has served as a touchstone throughout his career, and continuing through his most recent body of large-scale figurative sculptures in clay.

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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 27



Independent Potters' Association Member Exhibition
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

The Gandee Gallery is proud to host this year's The Independent Potters' Association's (IPA) Member Show, an annual group exhibition featuring ceramics created by the group's members.

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Back to list
 

 

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, May 27



Suzanne Kite: Makhócheowápi Akézapta? (Fifteen Maps)
Urban Video Project

Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In this newly commissioned piece, Kite confronts histories of Indigenous displacement and "turns an Indigenous gaze" back on colonial knowledge systems, using AI as a means to explore alternative ways of nonhuman knowing based on the Lakota idea of The Good Way.

Makhócheowápi Akézapta? (Fifteen Maps) explores the Hudson River site known as Cruger Island, which John Cruger "purchased" in the 19th century and used as a backdrop for stolen Mayan ruins he transported as casts from Honduras. By the 1960s, Cruger Island had become a place for archeological excavations that displaced Indigenous artifacts and remains now held by the New York State Museum.

Screening begins at dusk.

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History
 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 27



Infrastructure of Empire
Erie Canal Museum

Price: Free
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse

The Erie Canal was the engineering marvel of its day, but has had far reaching consequences that could never have been imagined. In this exhibit we explore how the canal was built, how it has changed the physical and social layout of the region, and how it continues to influence New York State.

Save to Google calendar   Save to desktop calendar

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May 27



A Pocketful of Progress: A Retrospective Look at the Machines Found in our Smartphones
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

A fascinating display of machines from the past 150 years which performed functions that, today, can be done on a smartphone. The impressive array of machines, many which originated in Syracuse, offers a stark juxtaposition to the incredible technological tool you carry every day in your purse or in your pocket.

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Music
 

7:00 PM, May 27



Lake Street Dive, with Devon Gilfillian
Beak & Skiff Apple Orchard

Price: $49.50 in advance, $55 day of show
Beak & Skiff
2708 Lords Hill Rd., Lafayette

Tickets

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Poetry/Reading
 

7:00 PM, May 27



Poet Deena Linett
Downtown Writer's Center

Price: Free
Online


Deena Linett, retired Professor Emerita of English at Montclair State University, lives now on the Gulf Coast of Florida where she grew up. Her essays, short fiction, and poetry appear in a variety of little magazines and her two early novels have been followed by two recent book-length fictions. The first two novels, and the third, What Winter Means, have won (or co-won) small national contests and her most recent novel, The Men in My Life, appeared in 2020. Her most recent book of poems is When I Was Water, new this year from Tiger Bark Press. Her previous collections of poems include Translucent When Fired: New and Selected Poems, The Gate at Visby, Rare Earths, and Woman Crossing a Field.

Zoom registration

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Saturday, May 28, 2022


Art
 

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



2022 Student Art Exhibit
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

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

A variety of nature-inspired pieces of art created by students from surrounding local school districts.

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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, May 28



Recent Journeys
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

John Thompson: landscape and cityscape paintings
Tom Slocum: wood sculpture and Adirondack "pools"
Esperanza Tielbaard: handmade jewelry with natural stone

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 28



Sharif Bey: Facets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Over the past two decades, artist and educator Sharif Bey has created a body of work in ceramics and glass that explores the visual heritage of Africa and Oceania. Since accepting a teaching position at Syracuse University in 2009, he has become a vital part of Syracuse's social fabric. Coming on the heels of an exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, where he was born and raised, the Everson presents a survey of Bey's work, starting with the functional pottery that has served as a touchstone throughout his career, and continuing through his most recent body of large-scale figurative sculptures in clay.

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 28



Kite: Fever Dream
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Fever Dream" is an interactive multimedia installation by Kite, an Oglala Lakota performance artist, visual artist, and composer, and Devin Ronneberg, a multidisciplinary artist of Kanaka Maoli/Okinawan descent working primarily in sculpture, sound, image-making, and computational media. The work brings together their mutual interests in the implications of emergent technologies and artificial intelligence, information control and collection, Indigenous ontologies, and bodily interfaces.

In response to the audience's proximity in the gallery, a large projection flips between channels algorithmically tuned in to scraped footage of conspiracy theories, paranormal and extraterrestrial sightings, and recent news broadcasts. The work plumbs the depths of the settler-colonial psyche and the ways in which settler conspiracies are often founded on a denial of Indigenous agency, such as the belief that "ancient aliens" are responsible for the building of Indigenous earthworks and monuments.

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 28



Curious Vessels: The Rosenfield Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Louise Rosenfield is among the most avid pottery collectors in the United States. Over the past 30 years, she has amassed a collection of more than 4,000 pieces of functional pottery from artists across the globe. Her ambition for her collection has always been clear — instead of donating work to a museum, she would rather donate it to a restaurant, where patrons could enjoy the work as originally intended.

"Curious Vessels" is a celebration of both Rosenfield's eclectic taste and her unrivaled generosity. Museum visitors will be able to touch many of the pieces in this exhibition while watching videos of Rosenfield and notable potters from the collection pointing out details of the work. Coming this spring, the Everson's new cafe´, Louise, will be stocked with functional vessels from the Rosenfield Collection that you will be able to eat and drink out of.

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 28



Forever is Composed of Nows
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Whether artists respond to history or look to the future, creativity exists in the moment. Drawn from the Everson's permanent collection, Forever is Composed of Nows examines a multitude of snapshots of the present moment, grouped by theme, image, or idea across different time periods and media. By examining how artists spanning three centuries have approached their present — their now — using similar topics and motifs, this exhibition is a visual exploration of how values, societal customs, and art subjects have evolved over time.

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, May 28



Sekou Cooke: 15-81
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"15-81" presents architect and urban designer Sekou Cooke's project "We Outchea: Hip-Hop Fabrications and Public Space" alongside documents relating to the 15th Ward in Syracuse. Commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art in 2021 as part of their exhibition "Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America," "We Outchea" focuses on the legacy of placement and displacement of Black residents in Syracuse and considers various events in the city's history — the razing of the historic 15th Ward, the building of multiple public housing projects, and the construction of Interstate 81 — while simultaneously critiquing recent proposals to replace low-income communities with mixed-income housing. By contextualizing the We Outchea project with photographs and ephemera that tell the story of the once vibrant 15th Ward, Cooke points to a post I-81 Syracuse future of entrepreneurship and innovation.

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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, May 28



Independent Potters' Association Member Exhibition
Gandee Gallery

Gandee Gallery
7846 Main St., Fabius

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

The Gandee Gallery is proud to host this year's The Independent Potters' Association's (IPA) Member Show, an annual group exhibition featuring ceramics created by the group's members.

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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 28



Melissa Catanese: The Lottery
Light Work Gallery

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

In "The Lottery," Melissa Catanese turns her attention to the tense and confusing state of contemporary politics and culture. Her images bring together large groups of people, barren caverns, natural forces, physical exertion, and eruptions both crude and colorful. The accumulated manic puzzle shifts the viewer from crowded street to darkened cavern. Along the way, we see a geyser of oil, streaks of lightning, veins of molten rock, and cooling craters. Punctuating these natural phenomena are people in states of glee, pain, confusion, and anguish.

Catanese borrows the title from literature. In Shirley Jackson's famous short story, a village casually embarks on a yearly ritual of selecting an individual and then stoning them to death. Catanese's The Lottery teases out similar themes regarding ritual, culture, and the diffused accountability of a mob.

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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, May 28



2022 Newhouse Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2022 Newhouse Photography Annual features work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. The exhibition is a collection of 28 photographs by students enrolled in the Visual Communications Department. Thematically diverse and representing various approaches to photographic practice and technique, this collaboration showcases the breadth of images that today's students are producing.

The exhibiting artists are Ryan Brady, Madison Brown, Em Burris, Marc Cuenca, Caitlin Eddolls, Hunter Franklin, Nicole Funes, Jack Gnosca, Thanh Ha, Elizabeth Henson, Zisheng Huang, Brooke Kato, Kadaja Kirkland, Jason Lozada, Reece Nelson, Fiona Noever, Griffin Quinn, and James Year.

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9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, May 28



Suzanne Kite: Makhócheowápi Akézapta? (Fifteen Maps)
Urban Video Project

Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In this newly commissioned piece, Kite confronts histories of Indigenous displacement and "turns an Indigenous gaze" back on colonial knowledge systems, using AI as a means to explore alternative ways of nonhuman knowing based on the Lakota idea of The Good Way.

Makhócheowápi Akézapta? (Fifteen Maps) explores the Hudson River site known as Cruger Island, which John Cruger "purchased" in the 19th century and used as a backdrop for stolen Mayan ruins he transported as casts from Honduras. By the 1960s, Cruger Island had become a place for archeological excavations that displaced Indigenous artifacts and remains now held by the New York State Museum.

Screening begins at dusk.

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History
 

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



Infrastructure of Empire
Erie Canal Museum

Price: Free
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse

The Erie Canal was the engineering marvel of its day, but has had far reaching consequences that could never have been imagined. In this exhibit we explore how the canal was built, how it has changed the physical and social layout of the region, and how it continues to influence New York State.

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



A Pocketful of Progress: A Retrospective Look at the Machines Found in our Smartphones
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

A fascinating display of machines from the past 150 years which performed functions that, today, can be done on a smartphone. The impressive array of machines, many which originated in Syracuse, offers a stark juxtaposition to the incredible technological tool you carry every day in your purse or in your pocket.

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Music
 

4:00 PM - 11:00 PM, May 28



Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival

Price: $30 in advance, more at the door. Children under 12 free.
Clinton Square
Downtown, Syracuse

4:45 pm: The River Kittens
6:15 pm: The Ripcords
7:45 pm: Joe Louis Walker
9:15 pm: Devon Allman Project, featuring Luther Dickinson and G. Love

For more information, visit www.bluesbrewscny.com.

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7:00 PM, May 28



Primus: A Tribute To Kings, with special guest Battles
Beak & Skiff Apple Orchard

Beak & Skiff
2708 Lords Hill Rd., Lafayette

Performing Rush's classic "A Farewell to Kings" in its entirety.

Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating.

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Theater
 

10:00 AM, May 28



Trolls Live!
Landmark Theatre

Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Get ready for another hair-raising adventure when Poppy, Branch, and their friends come to life on-stage in Trolls LIVE!, their first live tour. The journey begins when the Trolls' Hug Time is unexpectedly put at risk. Knowing that the only way to save it is by doing what the Trolls do best, Poppy hosts a toe-tapping, Trolls-tastic show, jam-packed with all the epic music, glitter, humor, and happiness only the Trolls can create. This is one Trolls party you won't want to miss!

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2:00 PM, May 28



Trolls Live!
Landmark Theatre

Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Get ready for another hair-raising adventure when Poppy, Branch, and their friends come to life on-stage in Trolls LIVE!, their first live tour. The journey begins when the Trolls' Hug Time is unexpectedly put at risk. Knowing that the only way to save it is by doing what the Trolls do best, Poppy hosts a toe-tapping, Trolls-tastic show, jam-packed with all the epic music, glitter, humor, and happiness only the Trolls can create. This is one Trolls party you won't want to miss!

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