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Events for the week beginning March 21st


Last updated 4/2/2016 at 5:37am

Weekly events Newsletter

WEEK OF MARCH 21, 2016

These are some of our picks for interesting events for the week beginning March 21st.

Tuesday March 22

The Works in Progress show reception is being held at Utica's Sculpturespace from 5-7pm. It features work from John Ford of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and Judith Leinen of Berkeley, CA. More information can be found at

Wednesday March 23

The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce Art Gallery, located at the Chamber's office in Gloversville, is hosting an exhibit for students and alumni from Fulton-Montgomery Community College entitled, "The Unconscious Mind." The show is curated by Maria Licciardi, a Fine arts student at FMCC. The reception is scheduled for 6-8pm and more information can be found at

The Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society will hold its third installment of the 2016 Winter Lecture Series at 7pm at Simply Gourmet - the 'dack Shack in the Butler Room. Attendees are encouraged to make reservations and dine at the 'dack Shack prior to the event. Steven Englehart from Adirondack Architectural Heritage will be leading a presentation which delves into historic architectural styles titled, "What Style Is It?" For more information visit or call 518-523-3830.

Friday March 25

The State University of New York at Potsdam is approaching a big milestone - the 200th anniversary of the College's founding. SUNY Potsdam will mark the occasion with a bicentennial bash for the ages, from 1-5pm. The Charter Day Bicentennial Bash will culminate in song, as everyone joins their voices to sing "Happy Birthday" and the College's "Alma Mater." Participants will also be invited to pop confetti canons to ring in SUNY Potsdam's 200th year! For more information about SUNY Potsdam's bicentennial celebration and to learn more about College history, visit

Also at 1pm, The Strand Center for the arts will host a lunchtime music series in the Main Gallery featuring music by SUNY Plattsburgh students. In the first installment, Ayrice Wilson and Daniel De Cranie-Pierre will demonstrate their prodigious vocal talents. Dr. Karen Becker, chair of the Department of Music at SUNY Plattsburgh, will accompany the vocalists on piano. For details visit

Friday March 25

Saxophonist Dr. Brian Kauth and pianist Dr. Howard Meltzer will be presenting a concert program of music spanning four centuries at 7:00 pm at the Hudson River Music Hall. Both musicians are on the faculty of Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York City. The program will feature music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Jules Massenet, and Alojzy Thomys, as well as contemporary selections by American composers Sy Brandon, Andrew Martin Smith, and Jamie Leigh Sampson. Tickets are available at the door for $8. For more information, call 518-832-3484.

Saturday March 26

Start the morning out at View in Old Forge at 9am by making an Adirondack Pack Basket with Barbara Green. This is a full day class where you will weave a full sized Adirondack Pack Basket complete with a solid wood interior base and skids. You will be provided with a custom cotton harness and matching sewn in handle to add to your basket, as well. To register, visit

The ROTA Gallery presents the March Madness Community Art and Music Benefit Show from 7-11pm in Plattsburgh. Refreshments will be served and the music benefit show features local metal bands Cutthroat Logic and Implode The Abyss. $3-10 is the suggested donation. For more information, email

The Hudson River Music Hall will host an evening with The Dirty Harri's and Tumblin' Dice, performing the songs of George Harrison during the first half and songs of The Rolling Stones during the second half at 7:00pm. A tribute to the 'quiet Beatle'; The Dirty Harri's were formed in 2012 by Marc Clayton, Alan Dunham and Jonathan Newell. The rhythm section features Donny Ringo Moore on percussion and Michael Craner on bass guitar. Details can be found at

Be sure to check out the details for all of these events and more at


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