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Preview: "A Trojan Woman" in Keene Valley

Lake Placid's Kathleen Thomas brings her one-woman performance piece, A Trojan Woman, to Keene Central School for an evening of Greek Desserts and Greek Drama Saturday night (7 pm). Thomas told Todd Moe that the show is play within a play, transitioning between the present and ancient past -- between the Trojan War of legend and the Trojan War of history.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: Sorority sisters have left the building

Springtime means a lot of things in the North Country. But in college towns like Plattsburgh or Burlington or Canton or Potsdam, it means the seniors are getting ready to graduate. And they're making sure everyone knows. David Sommerstein came across a gaggle of celebrating sorority sisters on the streets of Potsdam for this Heard Up North.  Go to full article
The Heroines Who Died for Love rehearse a scene.
The Heroines Who Died for Love rehearse a scene.

Opera preview: love, fate and lots of sopranos

Love, fate and the wills of Greek gods and goddesses come together this weekend as SUNY Potsdam's Crane Opera Ensemble and Orchestra presents Francesco Cavalli's opera L'Egisto. Todd Moe has this preview.  Go to full article
Actors rehearse a scene from <i>Hippolytus</i> along the Raquette in Potsdam
Actors rehearse a scene from Hippolytus along the Raquette in Potsdam

Preview: Classic Greek Theater in Potsdam

You've heard of "Shakespeare in the Park" -- now a group of Potsdam actors is taking classic Greek theater outdoors. Performances of Euripides' Hippolytus will be given in Ives Park this Friday and Saturday night (6:30). Director Michael Emmitt, a drama major at SUNY-Potsdam, has created a new version of the mythical tale with eight local actors. Themes in the play include love, betrayal, revenge and forgiveness. Todd Moe talks with Emmitt about presenting this Greek tragedy along the Racquette River.  Go to full article

Lake Placid Frat Fight Ends in Arrests

A fistfight in Lake Placid this weekend resulted in injuries and arrests of fraternity brothers from Plattsburgh. Brian Mann reports.  Go to full article

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