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The Remington family headstone in Canton's Evergreen Cemetery.
The Remington family headstone in Canton's Evergreen Cemetery.

Preview: Remington Arts Festival in Canton

NCPR is media sponsor for the 10th Annual Remington Arts Festival in Canton this weekend. It's a celebration of art, history and music in the North Country. The event began today and continues through Sunday. Todd Moe talks with coordinator Brooke James.  Go to full article

Preview: Remington Arts Festival

NCPR is media sponsor for the 9th annual Remington Arts Festival in downtown Canton. The event begins Friday night and continues throughout Saturday with a focus on Frederic Remington, art, history and culture. It includes an art sale on the village green, 5K run, music, children's games and horse-drawn carriage tours of the village with stops at significant historical landmarks from Remington's life. Todd Moe talks with TAUNY's Carol Pynchon about the event. She helped organize the first Remington Arts Festival.  Go to full article
Frederic Remington was born in Canton in 1861
Frederic Remington was born in Canton in 1861

Music from Remington's era

NCPR is media sponsor for the 8th annual Remington Arts Festival in Canton this weekend. The event celebrates local art and pays tribute to native son Frederic Remington. Special exhibits and events around the village will include a juried art show in the park, quilt display, games for kids, historic tours and music. Todd Moe talks with David Katz of the Northern Lights Orchestra. The ensemble will present a series of concerts that showcase both music that Remington might have heard during his lifetime, and music by North Country composers.  Go to full article

Preview: Remington Arts Fest in Canton

The 7th Annual Remington Arts Festival begins today and continues through Saturday in Canton. NCPR is media sponsor for the event. Canton is the birthplace of renowned sculptor and painter Frederic Remington. Todd Moe talks with festival co-organizer Jane Sempel about the opening event, "Bull Fighting and Bear Chasing," at the Silas Wright House in Canton this afternoon (2 pm).  Go to full article

Preview: Remington Arts Fest in Canton

NCPR is media sponsor for the sixth annual Remington Arts Festival in Canton. It starts today and continues through Saturday with many special events including music, a juried art show on the village green, horse-drawn wagon rides of historic Canton, a farmer's market, food and special exhibits. Todd Moe talks with Canton's Economic Development Director Linda McQuinn about the village's "native son".  Go to full article

Preview: Remington Arts Festival in Canton

The Remington Arts Festival opens Thursday in Canton. It's art, music and historical activities celebrating the life and era of famed artist Frederic Remington, who was born and raised in Canton. Todd Moe has more.  Go to full article
<i>Ming's Big Catch</i>, Sharon H.J. Cheng
Ming's Big Catch, Sharon H.J. Cheng

Preview: Remington's 2005 International Juried Art Show

The works of 14 artists from across the region are on display at the Frederic Remington Museum in Ogdensburg. The 2005 International Juried Art Exhibit includes paintings, drawings, photographs and sculptures. Todd Moe talks with Remington curator Laura Foster and Canton artist and printmaker Roger Bailey about the show. Bailey culled through 178 images from 63 artists. He chose 19 for the show which will be on display through January 8th.  Go to full article
Frederic Remington was born in Canton in 1861
Frederic Remington was born in Canton in 1861

Preview: Remington Arts Festival in Canton

NCPR is Media Sponsor for the Fourth Annual Frederic Remington Arts Festival in Canton this weekend. It's a celebration of art, history and music in the North Country. The event begins Thursday afternoon. Todd Moe talks with co-organizer Jane Semple.  Go to full article
Sculptor Sally James Farnham's "Spirit of Liberty" is Ogdensburg's Civil War memorial.
Sculptor Sally James Farnham's "Spirit of Liberty" is Ogdensburg's Civil War memorial.

Ogdensburg Celebrates Sculptor Sally James Farnham's Art

The Frederic Remington Art Museum celebrates the life and art of Sally James Farnham, Ogdensburg's other prominent sculptor. Tomorrow during a daylong tribute, the museum will host a book release party for the recently published book, Sally James Farnham: The Art of Being an Artist. The Museum and the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, will be co-hosting a Centennial Celebration to honor the 100th anniversary of the dedication of Ogdensburg's Civil War monument. Todd Moe has more.  Go to full article

Mandatory Passports May Hurt Tourism

The Department of Homeland Security is weighing a new proposal for border crossings. It could require everyone to show a valid passport to enter the U.S. The possibility shocked tourism officials along the St. Lawrence River. They market the region as binational, with attractions in both New York and Canada. As David Sommerstein reports, they fear a passport requirement could hurt the local economy.  Go to full article

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