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Arts

Lake Placid Film Festival announces schedule

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Film Festival this week announced the full lineup of films and programs included in this year’s 22nd edition of the region’s premier film festival, running Thursday, Oct. 26 to Sunday, Oct. 29. Screenings for the festival will take place at the Lake ...

Adirondack Center for Writing Poetry Machine coming to Tri-Lakes this winter

SARANAC LAKE — If you live in Lake Placid or Tupper Lake, keep your eyes peeled for the Adirondack Center for Writing Poetry Machine this winter. Created in collaboration with visiting writer Erin Dorney, the repurposed gumball machine distributes free, pocket-sized poems. The Poetry ...

KCS guest thinks musically, ‘Today and Everyday’

KEENE VALLEY — Dar Williams adjusted her guitar strap and microphone stand as the auditorium lights dimmed around her. A spotlight appeared. The audience fell silent and still as she played the opening notes of her song “Today and Everyday.” This is typical for Williams; she has ...

LPCA hosts Manhattan Short Film Festival on Friday

LAKE PLACID — Film lovers are invited to join over 100,000 film enthusiasts around the world to view and vote on 10 short films when the 26th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival screens at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 ...

‘Scythe’ author tells his story to students in Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — What happens when the world goes right? New York Times best-selling author Neal Shusterman explored this question and discussed his work with hundreds of middle and high school students Friday, Sept. 22 at an event in the Harrietstown Town Hall hosted by the Adirondack Center ...

Guitarist William Kanengiser concert set for Oct. 7 at Keene Valley church

KEENE VALLEY — East Branch Friends of the Arts will present the award-winning guitarist William Kanengiser in a concert set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Keene Valley Congregational Church. As special part of the evening’s program, Kanengiser will give the premier performance of ...