February 28, 2013

8 Days A Week: Feb. 28, 2013


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Acoustic Music Jam and Sing-along. 6:30 p.m. Belden Noble Library, 2759 Essex Road, Essex, N.Y. Open to all levels of musicians, singers and listeners. Bring instruments and songs to share. 963-7494.

Giovanina Bucci. 7 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.

Open-Minded Mike Night. 7:30 p.m. BluSeed Studios, 24 Cedar St., Saranac Lake. Seasoned and new performers welcome. Big Slyde hosts. Sign-up starts at 7 p.m. 891-3799.

The Snacks. 10 p.m. Monopole, Protection Avenue, Plattsburgh. 563-2222.


Lip Sync Show. 6 p.m. Malone Middle School, 15 Francis St., Malone. Junior SADD presents annual talent show. $3. 

Jay Lesage. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Anthony’s Restaurant and Bistro, Route 3, Plattsburgh. Piano. 561-6420.

Big Spike. 7:30 p.m. Palmer Street Coffeehouse, 4 Palmer St., Plattsburgh. Bluegrass. $10. 561-9418.

Zip City Blues. 9 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.

Formula 5. 10 p.m. Monopole, Protection Avenue, Plattsburgh. 563-2222.


Dance Lesson. 7:30 p.m. Whallonsburg Grange Hall, 1610 Route 22, Whallonsburg. Swing, Latin, nightclub and ballroom-dance lessons. Free. 963-4170.


Rusty DeWees: The Logger. 8 p.m. Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid. Comic stage show for the family. $21. 523-2512.


Jay Lesage. 7 to 10 p.m. Anthony’s Restaurant and Bistro, Route 3, Plattsburgh. Piano. 561-6420.

Cello and Piano Recital. 7:30 p.m.  Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Plattsburgh, 4 Palmer St., Plattsburgh. Works by Schubert, Piazzolla and Hindemith. $20 adults. $5 students. (802) 229-9214.

Jeff Rendinaro and Guest. 8 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.

Tim Herron Corporation. 10 p.m. Monopole, Protection Avenue, Plattsburgh. 563-2222.


”Parsifal.” Noon. Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid. Wagner’s opera about an innocent who finds wisdom. $18 general admission. $16 members. $12 under 18. 523-2512.


”Argo.” 7:30 p.m. Whallonsburg Grange Hall, 1610 Route 22, Whallonsburg. 2013 Academy Award-winning picture of the year, this is the real-life story of a CIA plan to rescue six Americans from the 1979 Iran hostage crisis. $5 adults. $2 under 18.


Rusty DeWees: The Logger. 8 p.m. See March 1 listing.


Magic Hat Mardi Gras. All day. Downtown Burlington. Grand parade, concerts, refreshments and more. (802) 658-2739.

”Dr. Seuss’ Read Across America Story Hour.” 10:30 a.m. Adirondack Carousel, 2 Depot St., Saranac Lake. Storytelling, milk and cookies, free book and ride on carousel. $5.

Imagination Ball. 2:30 to 5 p.m. or 6 to 8:30 p.m. Imaginarium, 4709 Route 9, Plattsburgh. Music, snacks, activities and more. Costumes encouraged. $10. 324-7426.

Adirondack Backcountry Ski Festival. Various times. The Mountaineer, 1866 Route 73, Keene Valley. Weekend of backcountry skiing entertainment, with a slideshow and films at the Keene Arts Playhouse, guided ski tours, avalanche safety and awareness courses and more. For full schedule of events, visit 576-2281.


Key Winds Trio. 2 p.m. Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall, Plattsburgh State. Works by Wilhelm Berger, Paul Gilson, Astor Piazzolla and Jose Bragato. Free.

Towne Meeting. 3 p.m. Best Western Inn, Ticonderoga. Ticonderoga Festival Guild membership drive. 585-7015.


”Skyfall.” 1 p.m. Chateaugay Town Hall Theater, 191 East Main St., Chateaugay. Latest James Bond fare staring Daniel Craig as 007. $3 per person. $10 family.


Magic Hat Mardi Gras. All day. See March 2 listing.

Adirondack Backcountry Ski Festival. Various times. See March 2 listing.


Re-enactor Vickie Evans. 7 p.m. Clinton County Historical Association, 98 Ohio Ave., Plattsburgh. Evans explores the roles women played during the American Civil War. Free. 561-0340.


Winter Concert. 7 p.m. Chazy Central Rural School, 609 Miner Farm Road, Chazy. Annual Music Department concert featuring the elementary, junior-high and senior-high choruses; elementary, concert and jazz bands; and the wind ensemble. Free. 846-7135.


”The In-Laws.” 7 p.m. Downhill Grill, 74 Main St., Saranac Lake. Alan Arkin and Peter Falk star in this 1979 comedy about a mild-mannered dentist whose daughter is marrying the son of a CIA agent who drags him into an international incident. Part of the Saranac Lake Cabin Fever Classic Film Festival. $6 adults. $5 seniors and students. Free under 12. 891-1139.


Giiovanina Bucci. 7 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.

Marcia Ball. 7:30 p.m. Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St., Burlington. Singer/songwriter performs. $15 to $40. (802) 863-5966.

The Snacks. 10 p.m. Monopole, Protection Avenue, Plattsburgh. 563-2222.


”The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” 7 p.m. Lake Placid High School Auditorium, Lake Placid. Tony Award-winning musical about six quirky teens competing in the spelling bee, which is run by equally quirky adults. $10 adults. $8 students. 523-2474.

”Cinderella.” 7 p.m. Peru High School Auditorium, Peru. $10 adults. $5 students. 643-6499, Ext. 5184.

”Red Death.” 7:30 p.m. Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building, Plattsburgh State. Satirical thriller loosely based on Edgar Allen Poe’s “Mask of the Red Death.” $10 general admission. $8 seniors, students, Plattsburgh State faculty and staff. $2 Plattsburgh State students. 564-2243.


Anderson Falls Heritage Museum Opening. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 96 Clinton St., Keeseville. Open to the public. Donation. 834-7138.

Exhibit Opening

”Visions.” 6 to 8 p.m. Pine Harbour Assisted Living Facility, 15 New Hampshire Road, Plattsburgh. Photography exhibit by Eve Ticknor. Artist chat at 7 p.m. Show runs through May 1. 561-5307.


DJ Jake. Peabody’s upstairs, Clinton Street. 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Monday, Friday and Saturday.

Open Mike Night with Mike Pedersen. 9 p.m. Monopole, Protection Avenue, Plattsburgh. Every Wednesday. 563-2222.

Musical Instrument Jam and Praise Song Sing-along. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. St. James Church, AuSable Forks. Every Wednesday. 647-5312.

Hooterville Express. 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 125, Plattsburgh. Classic country. Open mike from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Free.

Friday Night Traditional Music Jams. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Traditional Arts in Upstate New York, 53 Main St., Canton. (315) 386-4289.

Saranac Fiddlers. Old country and fiddle music. Square, line and round dancing. 6:30 to 9:30 Wednesday night. Assumption of Mary School, Redford. $2 admission. 293-7031.

TNT Entertainment. Go Old-line DJ Karaoke. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 309, Route 22B, Peru. 7 p.m. Friday. Members and public welcome. 643-2309.

Saranac Hollow Jammers. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saranac Town Hall, Route 3, Saranac. Senior citizens round and square dancing. Admission: nonperishable food item for food shelf. 293-7056.


African Dance with Soma Beats. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Lake Placid Center for the Arts Annex, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid. $5 per class. Contact Johnna MacDougall, 791-9586. 

Comedy at Theater St. Catherine. 264 St. Catherine East, Montreal. All-Star Improv at 11 p.m. Friday; Open Mike Stand-Up at 11 p.m. Saturday; Sunday Improv, 8 p.m. All shows $5. 514-284-3939.

Life Drawing Classes. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays. North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, 30 Brinkerhoff St., Plattsburgh. $5 per class. 563-1604.

Plattsburgh Duplicate Bridge. Senior Center, corner of Court and Catherine streets, 6:45 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Open to all players. Call 561-6595, 561-0371 or 873-6526 for information or a partner.

Round and Square Dancing. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Saranac Town Hall. Music by the Saranac Hollow Jammers. Admission: Nonperishable food item for food shelf. 293-7056.

Writers’ Collective meeting. 7 p.m. third Tuesday of the month, Wells Memorial Library, Upper Jay. All writing genres welcome. 946-2644 during library hours.

Rockside Dance Club. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. last Friday of each month. The Backroad Band performs. Altona Town Hall.

Zumba. Time After Time Reception, 127 Elm St., Champlain. Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:5:45 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. $5 one class or $6 for both. 493-7556.


Adirondack Singers. 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. Tuesdays, Adirondack Alliance Church, 72 Canaras Ave., Saranac Lake. 523-4213, 523-2238 or 891-5008. New members are welcome; no audition is required, but nominal membership dues are charged. 

Adirondack Youth Orchestra. 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Myers Fine Arts Building, Plattsburgh State. New members welcome. 563-3374 or 561-0966.

Champlain Valley Chorale. Ticonderoga. 7 p.m. Rehearsals resume for upcoming spring concert Tuesdays at First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 1045 Wicker St., Ticonderoga. 585-2173. New singers in all sections are welcome; no audition is necessary. Contact Bob Elling at 585-2173.

Champlain Valley Voices. 324-3330. Rehearsals begin Aug. 27 for winter concert. 6:45 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Room 300 of Myers Fine Arts Building on the Plattsburgh State campus. New members welcome. Call Karen Becker at 324-3330, 564-2477 or email her at

Cumberland Bay Barbershoppers. 7 p.m. Tuesday, North Country Alliance Church on former Plattsburgh Air Force Base. Mike, 561-0545.

Long Lake Community Chorus. No rehearsals until spring. New members welcome. 624-2056.

Pleasant Valley Chorale. 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Elizabethtown Social Center, Route 9, Elizabethtown. Dues $10 entire season. 873-7319 or 873-6408.

Sweet Adelines. Women’s barbershop group. 7 p.m. Wednesday at North Country Alliance Church, corner of Northern Avenue and New York Road, Plattsburgh. 563-4912.

The Vermont Fiddle Orchestra. Jam sessions 6 p.m. St. Augustine’s Church, Barre Street, Montpelier, Vt. New members welcome. (877) 343-3531, or visit

Art Exhibitions

A New Leaf Coffee House Gallery. 2364 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid. Exhibition of works by photographer Michele Buck of Lake Placid and visual artists Rene Elkaslasy of Keene Valley. Coffee House hours: 5:55 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. 523-1847.

A Point of View Gallery. 6047 Sentinel Road, Lake Placid. 837-5124.

Adirondack Art Association. Main Street and Route 22, Essex, N.Y. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. 963-8309.

Adirondack Artists’ Guild. 52 Main St., Saranac Lake. “Arts and Flowers,” featuring works by 14 members that reflect the concept of gardens and flowers, through Feb. 28. Works sold by bids to benefit the Village Improvement Society. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 11-3 p.m. Sunday.

Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts. Route 28, Main Street, Blue Mountain Lake. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. 

Adirondack Mountain Club. Route 814 Goggins Road, Lake George. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Free. (800) 395-8080. 

Adirondack Visitor Interpretive Center. Route 30, Paul Smiths. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 327-3000.

Alice Wand Studio and Gallery. 44 Spear Road, Willsboro. Handmade paper artwork of Alice Wand, including landscapes of the Adirondacks and elsewhere. Hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Amos and Julia Ward Theatre. Jay Village Green, Jay. Hours: Saturdays from 12 to 4 p.m.

Amy E. Tarrant Gallery. Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St., Burlington. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. (802) 652-4500.

Art at Evergreen. Haslett Adult Day Services at Evergreen Valley Nursing Home, 8 Bushey Blvd., Plattsburgh. Hours: 2 to 5 p.m. 563-3261.

Art in the Hand. Main Street, Essex. Open Thursday through Sunday afternoons and evenings. 963-4677.

Artist’s Co-op Gallery at Stonybrook Pottery. Stonybrook Gallery, 72 Mason St., Morrisonville. 563-0689.

Arts Barn. 58 Beer’s Bridge Way, Route 73, south of Keene Valley. Hours: 2 to 5 p.m. Friday through Monday and by appointment. 576-9850.