Apr 03, 2013 — The spring theater production at St. Lawrence University this week examines the challenges of growing up, the power of the media and the struggle to remain unique in an interconnected world. Hush: An Interview with America, opens in Gulick Theatre tonight.
In the play, Maggie Parks, an imaginative 12-year-old blind girl, senses an unexplained presence in her backyard apple tree. Her "vision" captures the imagination of a national news personality. Todd Moe talks with director Charlie Pepiton and some of the cast for a preview of the show. Go to full article
Watertown, NY, Apr 02, 2013 — The North Country Arts Council has been a growing force for cultural activity in the Watertown area since its inception in 2009.
The group aims to spotlight the work of regional artists, and it hopes to draw more community members into arts activities, too. Over the schools' winter break this year, the organization offered a day full of different art workshops for kids at its home on Public Square. Go to full article
Canton, NY, Mar 29, 2013 — Singer-songwriter Dan Berggren shares new music from his latest CD, Tongues in Trees, at TAUNY in Canton on Saturday night (7 pm). The new recording marks Berggren's 40th year as an award-winning musician. His songs explore the many dimensions of home, hard working folks, taking care of the planet and each other.
Berggren's musical career began in 1973 while serving in the army based in Germany. He told Todd Moe he was hired by Air Canada to be a troubadour, traveling around Germany singing American folksongs. Go to full article
Mar 27, 2013 — Vermont author, Karen Hesse, earned the Newbery Medal and a MacArthur Fellowship. Her new book for Young Adults is set in Vermont and explores a world gone wrong. Betsy... Go to full article
Canton, NY, Mar 26, 2013 — What books are helping you stay sane until the sun returns? Callers, visitors and NCPR staff share their picks with Readers & Writers co-hosts Ellen Rocco and Chris... Go to full article
Mar 26, 2013 — After years as a poet, sculptor, weaver and painter, West Potsdam artist Becky Harblin says she only recently discovered what may well be her real passion for art: pastels. ... Go to full article
Mar 23, 2013 — Baltimore native Tim Green's debut CD, Songs From This Season, showcases writing and playing way beyond his 30 years. Joel Hurd thinks it's the best CD he has heard in at... Go to full article
North Creek, NY, Mar 22, 2013 — The Our Town Theatre Group's spring production of the comedy Rumors opens tonight at the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek (7:30). Rumors is Neil... Go to full article
Mar 20, 2013 — Today is the first day of spring. It's also World Storytelling Day -- a global celebration of the art of oral storytelling, celebrated every year on the vernal equinox in... Go to full article
Lake Placid, NY, Mar 19, 2013 — More than two-dozen glass plate negatives from a century ago have been re-imagined by a group of Adirondack artists in a new exhibit at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. ... Go to full article