June 13, 2013

Arts Express: June 13, 2013


---- — Third ThursdayArt Walks to resume soon in Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — The 15th-annual Third Thursday Art Walks will return to downtown Saranac Lake from 5 to 7:30 p.m. June 20, July 18, Aug. 15 and Sept. 19.

As in past years, village streets, shops, galleries, studios and parks will host varied talents of local and regional artists in celebration of the visual, literary and performing arts. The Art Walks are free, self-guided tours through downtown.

New this year, courtesy of the Adirondack Scenic Railroad, is an Art Walk Train available for each event. This train will bring visitors from Lake Placid to Saranac Lake in time to enjoy each Art Walk, and even ahead of time in July, August and September to allow visitors to shop and/or dine in the local eateries.

Artists, musicians, poets and performers who wish to participate in the events should contact Jill Wenner at 637-2745 or


NCCCA seeking artist submissions for Summer Show

PLATTSBURGH — The North Country Cultural Center for the Arts is seeking submissions for the semi-annual Summer Member Show.

Artists of all ages, abilities and mediums are encouraged to apply. There is no theme for this show. Artists must be members of the NCCCA and may submit up to three works of any medium, one of which must be for sale. All submitted work must be framed and wired. All work must be labeled (in print) on the back of each work: title, artists, medium and price (if not-for-sale, please include a value for insurance purposes).

Work can be dropped off to the arts center between now and Saturday.


Theater group accepting proposals for next musical

CHAZY — Chazy Music Theatre is accepting proposals for its 2014 spring musical.

Proposals should include: title of the show, a synopsis, budget, production staff and desired performance dates.

The proposal must be personally presented to the Chazy Music Theatre Board of Directors at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, in the band room at Chazy Central Rural School.

The theater group prides itself on involving the community at large in all aspects of its productions. In addition, the Board of Directors will give guidance and assistance to those selected to direct the 2014 spring musical.

For answers to general questions as well as information about how to obtain sample proposals and budgets, contact Merritt Billiter, the board’s vice president, at 572-2213 or


‘Panty Pulping Workshop’ combats domestic violence

SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios is presenting “Peace Paper Project’s Panty Pulping Workshop” from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, at its 24 Cedar St. location.

The free community-empowerment workshop will give participants the opportunity to transform underwear into paper in the public sphere as a way of combating sexual and domestic violence.

Participants may take as much time as needed, with rolling attendance, and will be able to keep the paper they create.

For questions, call 891-3799 or visit