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Arts

UP CLOSE: LPHS artist lands show at Upper Jay Art Center

LAKE PLACID — Artist Monica Sara Mzese is just 17 years old, but she’s already booked her first gallery showing at the Upper Jay Art Center. The Lake Placid High School junior said she’s always communicated through drawing. Mzese’s adoptive mom, Noel Carmichael, said her daughter ...

What’s in a trail sign name?

LAKE PLACID — A year before the Adirondack Mountain Club and its first major project — the Northville-Placid Trail — celebrate their 100th anniversary, there’s a new book detailing the place names along the 138-mile hiking path. Erik Schlimmer self-published his book “From ...

UP CLOSE: Tahawus Center lands on National Registry of Historic Places

AUSABLE FORKS — After a year-long process of research and evaluation, Rebecca Kelly and Craig Brashear — of Rebecca Kelly Ballet fame — landed the Tahawus Cultural Center on the National Registry of Historic Places this spring — just as they settled into their new status as ...

Adirondack Film sets schedule for 20th annual Lake Placid Film Festival

LAKE PLACID — Adirondack Film will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year with the Lake Placid Film Festival as it returns to the fabled Olympic Village in Lake Placid, Oct. 21-24. Events and films will fill the weekend as filmmakers and film lovers join together for the first time since ...

Gallery 46 brings Adirondack art to New York City

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is excited to announce that Gallery 46 has been chosen as one of 35 galleries exhibiting at the Affordable Art Fair NYC from May 20 to 23 in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood. The Affordable Art Fair NYC is a sales event held around the ...

Upper Jay Arts Center launches artist residency program

UPPER JAY — Artist and writer Caitlin Scholl, who grew up in this hamlet, has spent years thinking about ways to launch an artist residency program at the Upper Jay Art Center. The art center and its artistic director, Scott Renderer, have given countless artists the space to hone their ...