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Arts

From E Street to Algonquin Drive

LAKE PLACID — For the upcoming NYSEF fundraiser at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Max Weinberg’s Jukebox will be as interactive as its namesake machine. The band lets the crowd pick the setlist. Audience members choose from a menu of more than 200 classic rock songs, write ...

‘The Addams Family’ musical at LPHS blends spooky with goofy

LAKE PLACID — Thirty-one Lake Placid Middle High School students are tapping into the gloomy, goofy and macabre to put on a live performance of the comedy musical “The Addams Family” from Thursday, March 2 to Saturday, March 4. Based on the spooky fictional family from the famous ...

Art therapy

LAKE PLACID — Winter has long been a time of personal reflection, and local artist Ingrid Van Slyke has taken the “Wintering” concept to a whole new level, creating a body of work that explores her own dark days and hopes for a brighter future. “Wintering” is the title of her ...

Ad’k Center for Writing helps teens meet anthology deadline

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Center for Writing is hosting a Teen Night on Friday, March 3, from 3 to 7 p.m. to help teenagers draft, revise and send their writings to “Wild Words: Adirondack Teen Writing Anthology.” As the March 10 deadline to submit writing to the anthology ...

LPCA now accepting applications for arts grants

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is partnering with the New York State Council on the Arts to give out $650,000 in grants to artists and arts organizations looking to build their audiences and strengthen artistic connections with their local communities. There are two ...

Author Russell Banks touched lives through his art, heart

KEENE — Russell Banks, a leading author of America, died on Saturday, Jan. 7 at his home surrounded by his family at the age of 82. His editor, Dan Halpern, told The Associated Press that Banks was being treated for cancer. The author of 21 books, two made into the award-winning films ...