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"Satan descends to earth," illustration #12, Paradise Lost. Artist: Gustav Doré. The exhibit "Gustave Doré: Master of Imagination" is on display at the National Gallery in Ottawa through September 14
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Aug 22, 2014 — The scent of fresh pencils is in the air, and homework assignments are around the corner. In honor of back-to-school season, author Alexander Aciman recommends The Lost Estate by Henri Alain-Fournier.
Aug 22, 2014 — Katy Simpson Smith's novel, set during the American Revolution, was inspired by her research on mothers in the South. "Death was sort of the specter that haunted every aspect of life," she says.
Aug 22, 2014 — The 71-year-old German filmmaker made daring movies in the 1970s that pushed viewers into unsettling mental spaces. The tremendous boxed set Herzog: The Collection highlights his authentic style.
Aug 22, 2014 — At our very first New York live show, we talk about the things we loved this summer and the things we're looking forward to in the fall. And, of course, we get to what's making us happy this week.
Aug 22, 2014 — Also: How to tell you're in a Balzac novel; Ernest Hemingway's letters.
Piquant & "Tango with Todd", Sat. Jan 31st, 7:30 pm, First Presbyterian Church in Potsdam
Piquant & "Tango with Todd", Sat. Jan 31st, 7:30 pm, First Presbyterian Church in Potsdam

Piquant Thaws January with Spicy Latin Tunes

Last week, the Potsdam ensemble Piquant joined Martha Foley and Todd Moe in the studio for some hot latin/bistro music. Tango, cha-cha, swing and samba--just the thing on a cold winter's day.  Go to full article
b-f: Andrew Buckland & Lionel Newton. Photo: Bruce Monk.

Theatre Review: The Well Being at the NAC in Ottawa

The Well Being, an import from South Africa, runs in the Studio at the National Arts Centre through February 7. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this review.  Go to full article
<i>Guardian</i>, Brittany Bush, age 17, Colton-Pierrepont Central School

Young Artists Star in Remington Show

Nearly three-dozen works of art by students at schools across St. Lawrence County are on display at the Frederick Remington Art Museum in Ogdensburg. It's the 7th annual Middle and High School Art Exhibit, which showcases young artists. Todd Moe took a tour of the exhibit with curator Laura Foster, who says the show is an example of how schools and the Remington are nurturing art appreciation.  Go to full article
<i>Miracle</i> debuts in Lake Placid Feb. 5

Lake Placid Gets First Look At Miracle

A new movie about the 1980 Olympic hockey tournament in Lake Placid wasn't filmed in the Adirondacks, but the Walt Disney picture will have an early screening in the Olympic...  Go to full article
Photo: Alex Ottaviano

Theatre Review: Hedwig and the Angry Inch at Syracuse Stage

The rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch runs at Syracuse Stage until February 15, 2004. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng attended a recent performance and has...  Go to full article

Arts and Kids in Potsdam

As we continue our look at the arts in the North Country, we hear about a kids program in St. Lawrence County. Since last June, children have been gathering on Sundays at...  Go to full article

Music: Old-time Banjo and Fiddle

Phen Canner (left) and Everett Smith (right) join Martha Foley and Todd Moe in the studio for old-time and Adirondack lumbercamp music on bango and fiddle.  Go to full article
<i>The Café Terrace at Night</i>, <br />Vincent Van Gogh, 1888

An Evening of Bistro Music with Piquant

As part of a special week of coverage celebrating the arts and artists of the North Country region, the musicians of Piquant were our guests live in the NCPR studio, the...  Go to full article
Bill Knoble shapes his clay

Pottery Made For Use, Captures The Eye

It's easy to think of art as a sort of passion - a divine madness. But for many creative people, the moment of truth is found in the work, in the process. For potter Bill...  Go to full article
Martha Gallagher (left) and Sue Grimm.

Music: Martha Gallagher and Sue Grimm

It's music and conversation with Martha Gallagher and Sue Grimm. In a recording from last April, Martha Gallagher, the Adirondack Harper, and Sue Grimm celebrate spring with...  Go to full article

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