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Arts

Sen. Schumer tours LPCA during Adirondack trip

LAKE PLACID — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer toured the Lake Placid Center for the Arts on Wednesday, Nov. 22 as a part of his annual official visit to Essex County. “When COVID occurred, the arts was threatened with a total shutdown, whether it was Broadway or much ...

So wrong it’s right

LAKE PLACID — At the final dress rehearsal for the North Country School’s fall play Wednesday, Nov. 15, a door fell off its hinges, actors forgot props backstage, a rogue spotlight continuously missed its mark and two actresses were knocked unconscious. It was all going according to ...

Adirondack Singers winter concert is Dec. 3

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Singers will present their annual Winter Holiday Concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3 in the First United Methodist Church on Church Street. The program includes traditional holiday songs from past decades, including selections from P.D.Q. Bach, Frankenpohl’s ...

Lake Placid Community School launches career program

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid Community School’s new “Learn from the PROS” series continued Thursday, Oct. 26 with a presentation by a documentary filmmaker to sixth graders at the Lake Placid Middle/High School. Michael Ien Cohen was in town promoting his “Humanity Stoked” ...

Lake Placid High School actors present ‘Radium Girls’

LAKE PLACID — A century ago, a group of factory workers known as the “Radium Girls” sued the U.S. Radium Corporation after they contracted radiation poisoning from their jobs painting watch dials with radium-infused paint. This week, a group of Lake Placid high schoolers will tell ...

‘Humanity Stoked’ director shares life lessons with Lake Placid students

LAKE PLACID — Director Michael Ien Cohen’s “Humanity Stoked” — featured this week at the Lake Placid Film Festival — is much more than a skateboarding documentary; it is, as the poster describes, about “pushing through fear and moving humanity forward.” “When you’re ...