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STARSTRUCK IN LYONS: John Lithgow, Blythe Danner film scenes at local store

Sean Dobbins found out that it’s not easy to run a pharmacy while John Lithgow and Blythe Danner are in your store. However, the award-winning actor and actress were not there to pick up prescriptions from Dobbins Drugs. Rather, they were there for some filming of a yet-to-be-named movie that is being described by producers as a love story. The... more

Wanted: A few budding artist-historians in West Bloomfield

Discover history in your hometown. That is the idea behind the West Bloomfield Historical Society’s first-time contest for young people. Kids are invited to look around West Bloomfield to find really old things, create an image of what they find, and learn the story behind it. Entrants do not have to actually live in the town but the artwork must... more

Apple Shed kicks off fall harvest with Kids Weekend

The Apple Shed in Newark is kicking off the fall harvest with its annual Kids’ Weekend on Saturday, September 9th and Sunday, September 10th. Festivities run from Noon-5 pm each day. Saturday features a marketplace of kid entrepreneurs, Sunday features live entertainment. Both days, orchard hayride will run from Noon to 5 pm and proceeds will be donated to Newark... more

Michaela Kenny finds America Miss World Pageant grueling but fun

Michaela Kenny was competing in the America Miss World Pageant, held Aug. 8 to 13 in Orlando, but you might not know it by some of the events she took part in. Like the sports competition, where the women had to perform sprints, do high jumps, long jumps and battle rope (weighted ropes). None other than former NFL great Charles... more

Penn Yan Art Guild plans day trip

The Penn Yan Art Guild is once again offering a day trip to view the art of master artists at special exhibitions within a day’s drive of Penn Yan. The Guild has contracted with Fitzgerald Bros. Transportation Inc. of Geneva to provide a comfortable bus ride to the Fenimore Art Gallery in Cooperstown and the Arkell Museum in Canajoharie on... more

Seneca County Arts Council announces 2017 “6×6 Frenzy”

The Seneca County Arts Council will hold its annual fundraiser the “6×6 Frenzy” on Friday, August 18th at the Art Works Gallery, 109 Fall St. in downtown Seneca Falls. A reception from 5:30 to 7:30 pm gives participants a chance to view the work while enjoying refreshments. Door prizes add to the excitement of the evening. Here’s how the “6... more

Regional artist to showcase paintings, photos in Wayne gallery

Regional artist Jeremy Bach will be showcasing his artwork this summer at Wayne County Arts Council Fayad gallery, from July 27 through Aug. 24. With the success of the artist’s “Empire” show at Hazlitt’s Winery in Naples in May, Bach now brings his unique and varied styles in the visual arts to a solo exhibition titled “Studio Days” at the... more

Big Art/Handy Size x Small Price = Art Madness

Looking for something special to put in a small space at home, in your cottage, or as a gift for someone special? Look no further than the Arts Center of Yates County’s Art Madness sale, opening from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, July 7 The show features work from dozens of regional painters, photographers and crafters (as well as a... more

Aurora native returns home to perform ‘On the Road’ at Morgan Opera House

Aurora native Leslie Goddard can’t wait to get ‘On the Road’ again. She currently lives in Cincinnati, but loves coming home, she said. Last summer, Goddard did so to perform in the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival’s production of “Oklahoma!” and said she would return every summer if she could. This weekend, Goddard will be home again to perform “On... more

Auburn student: Why the Schine should be restored

The Schine Theater in Auburn, smack dab in the heart of the city’s downtown, with its Art Deco architecture and historical presence has been a part of downtown Auburn for almost 80 Years. Many lifelong residents of Auburn can recall happy memories while visiting this ornate Theater. Auburnians have mixed feelings on whether or not the building should be saved... more

Seneca County Arts Council seeks entries for ‘Canal’ show

The Seneca County Arts Council seeks artists for its 22nd annual “Arts Along the Canal” juried art show, to be held Friday, July 14, through Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Art Works Gallery, 109 Fall St., Seneca Falls. The exhibit is open to artists of self-designed, self-made work. Painting, drawing, mixed media, original graphics and 3-D art are all accepted... more

Student art serves as a form of self-expression

Waterloo High School art teacher Sarah Carey is no stranger to exceptional student art, but even she was impressed at what her students produced for this year’s art exhibition. This year Carey dove even deeper into the theme of different decades by letting junior art student Logan Anhorn paint her face in a pop-art style. Among the students whose art... more

ITHACA FESTIVAL: City’s unique identity on display

The city of Ithaca’s identity was on full display this past weekend. Dozens of bands spread out on several stages played an eclectic mix of genres. Samplings of diverse food from local restaurants were available on State Street. Craft booths on Cayuga Street offered wide-ranging items for sale including tie-dye shirts featuring monkeys and hemp-infused bottled water. The Ithaca Festival... more

Arts Center lakeside facility opens for the summer

The Arts Center of Yates County’s lakeside facility, Sunny Point will open for the season on Sunday, June 4 with a chicken barbecue fundraiser, live music, wine and beer tastings and family activities. The property, on the east side of Keuka Lake about eight miles from Penn Yan, was given to the Arts Center a decade ago as an estate... more

Third juried art show opening event June 9th in Yates County

The opening reception for the Third Annual Juried Art Show will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. June 9 at the Arts Center of Yates County, 127 Main St., Penn Yan On display will be the accepted entries from the ACYC Third Annual Painting & Photography Juried Exhibition. Earlier in the week the art will be delivered, hung in... more

Five of the BEST events happening in the FLX this weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend with family or friends? The Finger Lakes is loaded with events on Saturday and Sunday, which will give everyone an opportunity to get out and enjoy the springtime festivities that come with living in the region. Whether you’re interested in wine, crafts, arts – or are looking for a parade – the Finger... more

Seneca Falls ArtWalk2017 begins this weekend

ArtWalk2017 begins this Friday evening May 19 from 5 to 9 PM and continues Saturday, May 20, from 10 to 4 PM in Seneca Falls. Colorful painted & decorated shoes placed along the sidewalk will guide visitors through the art exhibits hosted by local Fall Street businesses. Artist’s receptions will be available at several venues in the historic downtown business... more
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