Potsdam, NY, Jan 29, 2013 — Community Performance Series in Potsdam presents a weekend of music and dance with two world reknowned ensembles. The Turtle Island Quartet will join with Luna Negra Dance Theater for a collaborative piece on Thursday and Friday nights, and then the Quartet celebrates music inspired by Jimi Hendrix on Saturday night.
Todd Moe talks with Turtle Island Quartet founder and violinist David Balakrishnan about collaborating with choreographer Fernando Magadan and celebrating the music of his teen years. Go to full article
Albany, NY, Dec 18, 2012 — North Country Assemblywoman Addie Russell says she's talked with State University of New York Chancellor Nancy Zimphor about preserving separate presidents at the SUNY colleges in Canton and Potsdam.
She said the chancellor will recommend separate presidential searches if Canton and Potsdam wish - after another year of work to consolidate services at the two schools. Go to full article
Potsdam, NY, Nov 13, 2012 — Community Performance Series in Potsdam has launched a project to benefit area school libraries. CPS is asking patrons to donate favorite books -- from every genre -- as part of their Meet the Arts series this year. The theme is storytelling and some of the upcoming performances will include Peter and the Wolf with the Orchestra of Northern New York, Animal Farm and The Kite Runner.
Todd Moe spoke with Meg Watson, CPS marketing and education coordinator, who says book donations will benefit local schools and give donors a chance to share a love of storytelling. Go to full article
Potsdam, NY, Nov 08, 2012 — One of the finest woodwind quintets in the world will give a concert this weekend in Potsdam. Community Performance Series will host the CALEFAX Reed Quintet on Sunday... Go to full article
Potsdam, NY, Oct 31, 2012 — Fighting for the abolition of modern day slavery is the subject of a new film that will be show at SUNY-Potsdam Thursday afternoon. Filmmaker Kat Rohrer will show and... Go to full article
Potsdam, NY, Aug 10, 2012 — Becki Walenz is a trumpeter and graduate student at the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam. Her debut CD, which she has just released on the school's MADSTOP Records... Go to full article
Potsdam, NY, Aug 06, 2012 — This summer, NCPR is taking a second look at the realities of alternative and renewable energy in our region. Some advocates think locally-generated energy, from hydro to... Go to full article
Potsdam, NY, Jul 27, 2012 — The stage version of Disney's Beauty and the Beast opens next Tuesday night at SUNY Potsdam. Dress rehearsals for the show are underway this weekend. Todd Moe checks... Go to full article