The Nelson Odeon prides itself on being a concert venue that not only promotes local music but also brings respected regional, national and international acts to the Central New York area to play for music lovers and music discoverers alike. Next week, the Odeon presents what may be the most unique musical act to yet grace its stage: Alash, a trio of world-renowned Tuvan musicians and throat singers who can create multiple melodic pitches using only their voices.
Impressive acting, taut direction carry CNY Playhouse’s ‘Inherit the Wind’
Playwrights Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee insisted that “Inherit the Wind” stands not as a piece of journalism but as a piece of theater.
Cazenovia College students and faculty introduce the wonders of biology and chemistry to youth in the community
Cazenovia College students and faculty will present “Science is Fun!” with demonstrations and hands-on activities for children ages 5 to 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at Cazenovia College, in Eckel Hall (Rooms 204 and 208) on Lincklaen Street in Cazenovia.
Last week, we took a look at five local haunted attractions that were well worth checking out. Here are six more that you can sink your teeth into. Or perhaps it would be better to say that the ghouls here can sink their teeth into you.
Seven student-athletes from Burton Street Elementary School took to the athletic fields last week to participate in track and field competitions in this year’s Madison-Oneida BOCES Special Olympics Autumn Games at Canastota High School. Sage Byrnes, Kodi Callahan, Ian Decker, Zach Streeter, Connor Wilcox, Connor Zampetti and Anna Linck joined 250 other athletes from nine other districts in Madison and Oneida counties to compete in track and field events including the 100-meter, 200-meter and 400-meter dash, shot put, running and standing long jump and a softball throw. The event also includes Adaptive Games for athletes not able to compete in traditional events.
Up-and-coming actress Kitty Doupe shines as a bewitching West Indian maid
Anything can happen in “Any Number Can Die.” Owls hoot, thunder howls, lights flicker and lives are lost due to gunshots, poison, hanging and stabbing. But don’t let that constant violence spoil your evening at the theater. It’s all in good fun, as the stage play soundly satirizes every murder mystery you’ve ever read or seen. The campy comedy by Vermont’s prolific and playful playwright, Fred Carmichael, is being staged through Oct. 13 by the Baldwinsville Theatre Guild.
Walking into Common Grounds coffeehouse during the past few weeks, patrons may have noticed the vibrant, eye-catching paintings displayed on the walls. The works depicting people and animals are strong with bold colors and offer a feeling of fluid movement in their curving, swirling lines.
Our weekly installment of news from years past in Cazenovia and surrounding areas.
The 10th season of Cazenovia College’s Great Minds, Great Ideas Lecture Series continues at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Cazenovia Public Library, when Dr. Barbara Hager, professor of biology and program director of the biology and environmental biology programs at Cazenovia College, offers a brief survey of the history of vaccine development and application, titled “Salk’s Legacy: What’s Poe Got to Do With it?”
More than 100 people showed up last Saturday, Sept. 28, for the official naming ceremony of Cazenovia College’s new “Jephson Campus” at 10 Albany St. The event was held in honor and recognition of the recent $1 million commitment from the Jephson Educational Trusts to the college as part of the college’s ongoing, multi-million-dollar campus improvement campaign. The Trusts’ donation will go toward the planned refurbishment and expansion of the college’s studio-arts facilities on the site previously known as South Campus.
On Thursday, Oct. 3, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo will host, “Twilight at the Zoo Special Edition: A Life in the Wild with Jim Fowler.” The evening lecture begins at 6:30 p.m., and is sponsored by Mutual of Omaha.
This is the 20th year Dickens Christmas will be presented in Skaneateles. The auditions will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at the First Presbyterian Church, (in the sanctuary) 97 E. Genesee St. in Skaneateles.
Meerae Firkins, a 10th grader in Cazenovia High School, spent the end of her summer this year on a scuba diving trip in the Bahamas where she made 25 dives in five days, swam with sharks, explored a shipwreck and won an award for creating the best underwater video on her ship.
The Cazenovia Public Library has announced its slate of child and adult movies for the months of October and November.
The work of Shauna Walsh, an accomplished glass blower and artist, will have her work displayed at Cazenovia Artisans during the month of October, with a reception for Walsh to be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18.