February 21, 2013

8 Days A Week: Feb. 21, 2013


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


”Seconds.” 6:45 p.m. Billings Lecture Hall, University of Vermont, Burlington. An aging banker succumbs to a mysterious organization’s offer of a new identity and a fresh start. $10 adults. $4 students and UVM faculty. (802) 656-4455.

”A Royal Affair.” 7 p.m. Main Street Landing Film House, 60 Lake St., Burlington. True story of an ordinary man who wins the queen’s heart and starts a revolution. Free. (802) 355-5418.

Oscar-Nominated Shorts. 7:30 p.m. Lake Placid Center for the  Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid. Two nights of nominated shorts screenings. Tonight: Live action shorts. $6 each night or $10 for both. 523-2512.


The Coincidental Traveler: Adventure for Budget-minded Grown-ups. 7 p.m. The Alice T Miner Museum, 9618 Route 9, Chazy. Rob and Jaki Roy give a free slide presentation where they give examples of travel strategies gleaned over a lifetime. Free. Reservations suggested. 846-7336.


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

The Lonesome Traveler and Friends Band. 7 p.m. Village of Dannemora Community Center. Free.

Artesia. 8 p.m. Keene Valley Congregational Church, 1791 Route 73, Keene Valley. Contemporary chamber music ensemble. $10. 576-4329.

House on a Spring. 10 p.m. Monopole, Protection Avenue, Plattsburgh. 563-2222.


”The Complete World of Sports (abridged).” 7:30 p.m. Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid. Three actors run through the world of sports. $16 adults. $14 seniors and students. 523-2512.


Treaty of Ghent Ratification Party and Auction. 5 p.m. Plattsburgh Elk’s Lodge 621, 56 Cumberland Ave., Plattsburgh. Refreshments, silent auction and live entertainment to benefit the War of 1812 Museum, operated by the Battle of Plattsburgh Association. Period dress is encouraged. 566-1814.

Exhibit Opening

Regional High School Juried Art Show. 4 to 6 p.m. Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid. Opening reception for art show featuring works from area high-school students. Show runs through March 8. 523-2512.


Musicians United for North Country Food Pantries. 10:45 a.m. Adirondack Carousel, 2 Depot St., Saranac Lake. Daylong family-friendly concert ranging from folk to blues. Benefits food pantries in Saranac Lake, Vermontville, Brighton and Duane. Non-perishable food and cash donations welcome. 637-9205.

The Castaways. 2:30 p.m. Meadowbrook Healthcare, 154 Prospect Ave., Plattsburgh. Classic country and rock. 563-5440.

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

PossumHaw. 7:30 p.m. Whallonsburg Grange Hall, 1610 Route 22, Whallonsburg. Bluegrass and folk. $8 advance. $10 day of show. $5 under 18.

Musical Mix with Annie and Jonny Rosen. 8 p.m. Adirondack Mountain Club High Peaks Information Center, end of Adirondack Loj Road, Lake Placid.

Callanach. 8 p.m. The Recovery Lounge (Upper Jay Upholstery), Route 9N and Springfield Road, Upper Jay. Young, fresh and dynamic five-piece Celtic rock band from Rochester. $10. 946-8315.

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


”The Complete World of Sports (abridged).” 7:30 p.m. See Feb. 22 listing.


”Rigoletto.” 1 p.m. Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid. Verdi’s tragedy set in Las Vegas of 1960. Part of The Met: Live in HD series. $16 members. $18 general admission. $12 under 18. 523-2512.


Black History Month Films. 7 p.m. Newman Center, 90 Broad St., Plattsburgh. Several films to be shown in honor of Black History Month, including “Sunshine’s on the Way,” “Special Treat” and “The Weapons of Gordon Parks.” Free. 


Battle on Snowshoes Re-enactment. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga. Re-enactment featuring battle on snowshoes. $10. Under 4 free. 585-6190.

Cabin Fever Beach Party. 5 p.m. Strand Theatre, 25 Brinkerhoff St., Plattsburgh. Evening with food, friends and dancing to support the arts. $100 includes admission, food, drinks for two. 563-1604.


”Finding Nemo.” 1 p.m. Chateaugay Town Hall Theater, 191 East Main St., Chateaugay. Pixar-animated film about the little clown fish lost at sea. $2 per person. $6 family.


P.J. Pacifico. 7 p.m. Radio Bean, 8 North Winooski Ave., Burlington. Singer/songwriter. (802) 660-9346.


Poetry Open Mike. 7 p.m. Belden Noble Library, 2759 Essex Road, Essex, N.Y. Open to every kind of poet and poetry. 963-8079.


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.

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


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.

AuSable Forks Free Library. Church Street, AuSable Forks. Library hours: 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Wednesday until 6:30 p.m.; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. 647-5596.

Beth Joseph Synagogue. Tupper Lake. Multimedia Adirondack theme. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. 359-9594.

The Birch Store. Keene Valley. “Pastel Landscapes of the Adirondacks.” The works of Jeanne Nicholson are featured on a continuing basis. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 576-9141.

BluSeed Studios. 24 Cedar St., Saranac Lake. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday or by appointment. 891-3799. 

Burlington City Arts. 135 Church St., Burlington, Vt. “Bounty,” works by Gregg Blasdel, through April 6. “Seat’s Taken,” runs through April 6. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; noon to 5 p.m. Saturday; closed Sundays. (802) 865-5355. 

Burlington City Hall Metropolitan Gallery. First floor, Church Street, Burlington. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. (802) 865-7166.

Casagrain Studio. 68 Park St., Tupper Lake. Tupper Lake Arts Council. 

Champlain Wine Company tasting room. 8 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. Hours: Noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Exhibition of historical documents and portrayals related to the War of 1812 and the Battle of Plattsburgh. 564-0064.

Chateaugay Historical Society at Chateaugay Memorial Library. Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. 

Clinton Community College Alumni Art Gallery. 134 Clinton Point Drive, Plattsburgh.

Clinton County Government Center. Corner Margaret and Cornelia streets, Plattsburgh. Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 563-1335.

Clinton County Nursing Home. 16 Flynn Ave., Plattsburgh.

Collins Lefebvre Stoneberger Fine Art of the Americas. 4928 Sherbrooke West, Montreal. Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; closed Monday. (514) 481-2111.

Corscaden Barn. 58 Beers Bridge Way, Keene Valley. “Baseball Series,” by Monica Bradbury. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday; other times by appointment. 576-9850.

Depot Theatre Gallery. Westport. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 962-4449.

511 Gallery Lake Placid. 2461 Main St., Lake Placid. 

Flynn Center’s Amy E. Tarrant Gallery. 153 Main St., Burlington. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and prior to performances. (802) 863-5966.

For Artsake Gallery. 393 West Main St., Malone. 483-9411. 

Foothills ARTSociety Gallery. 213 West Main St., Malone. “All in the Family,” works by Linda Sauther and Denise Lamite, through March 30. Hours: Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 353-4102.

Goff-Nelson Library. 41 Lake St., Tupper Lake. 359-9421.

Guy Brewster Hughes Art Gallery at Lake Placid Public Library. 67 Main St., Lake Placid. Nature photography by John DiGiacomo. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Hale-Walter Art Gallery. Plattsburgh Public Library, corner of Oak and Brinkerhoff streets, Plattsburgh. Library hours. 563-0921.

Hassett Adult Day Services. 8 Bushey Blvd., Plattsburgh. Hours: 2 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 563-3261.

Helen Wilcox Ianelli Gallery. Plattsburgh Public Library, corner of Oak and Brinkerhoff streets, Plattsburgh. Library hours. 563-0921.

Inn at Smithfield. 446 Route 3, Plattsburgh. 561-7750.

Irises Cafe and Wine Bar. 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. Erik Wilson’s paintings, acrylic on birch board. 566-7000.