LARAC is bringing back shopping night in Downtown Glens Falls!

Phil in the LARAC Gift Shop 2015Glens Falls, NY- LARAC, Join Shop Coordinator, Phil Casabona at the LARAC Gift Shop, 5-7pm beginning March 19th for the inaugural Retail Therapy Thursday, which will take place every third Thursday of each month.

During the event shoppers will receive discounts on purchases; 15% for LARAC members and 5% for non-members. Enjoy refreshments and have the opportunity to meet and talk with some of the artisans that have created products in the gift shop!

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Micropolis Gallery to host reception for new exhibit of fiber artist Carey-Testo

EileenCarey-TestoCreatureRGBGloversville — Eileen Carey-Testo, fiber artist and shepherd, will be the featured guest at Micropolis Gallery in Gloversville from March 6 through April 30. A “Meet the Artist” reception will be held at the gallery on Friday, March 13 from 5-7 p.m.

Carey-Testo lives on a small farm called Weston Hill in Westerlo. She and her husband tend to a flock of Border Leicester, Romney and long wool crosses in an idyllic setting in the Helderberg Mountains. Carey-Testo has been involved in fiber art for more than 25 years and works in a variety of mediums, all of which incorporate products from her own farm. Her work has been displayed at art galleries, shows and exhibitions and has won various awards, including several Best in Shows.

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“John Roberts and Debra Cowan to appear in Northville, NY, sponsored by SVAN

svan_musiciansInternationally known folk musicians, John Roberts and Debra Cowan, will appear in concert at 6:00pm on March 14, 2015 at the Northville Methodist Church, Main Street, Northville, NY in a concert sponsored by the Sacandaga Valley Arts Network (SVAN)

It all started with a question in 2009: “How are you getting to Chicago?”  And with that, folk musicians John Roberts and Debra Cowan decided to team up for a series of small concerts in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan and Illinois before arriving as separately booked artists at the Fox Valley Folklore Society’s annual festival. The combination of car-pool and mini-tour was successful enough that John and Debra decided to do more performing together both in the USA and the United Kingdom.

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2015 Adirondack Plein Air Festival Aug 17-22

PAF2015-ADThis was going to be a press release announcing that registration opened March 1 for the 2015 Adirondack Plein Air Festival and to introduce readers to some of the new aspects of the event, but one of the new things was a decision to limit attendance to 50 artists. By noon on March 2, we had our 50 artists signed up! There is now a waiting list of alternates. Plein air painters from all over the east coast and Canada have signed up for this 7th annual event, held in Saranac Lake Aug 17 – 22, 2015.

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Irish music, food, dance, art & storytelling planned at ‘Celt-ebration’ in Gloversville

iona troupeIrish music, food, dance, art and storytelling will be among the activities at a “Pre-St. Pat’s Celt-ebration” Friday, March 13 at the Gloversville Senior Center , 53 Church Street, in Gloversville.

The event will kick off at 4:30 p.m. with an audience-participation telling of “Stone Irish Stew,” in which audience members take on the roles of characters in the story and contribute vegetables and spices for an actual stew which is created on site, then donated to an area soup kitchen.

The story is based on the morality tale, “Stone Soup,” in which villagers cooperate by sharing food to make a “magical” meal that feeds an entire community. Cheryl Bielli, owner of Mrs. B’s Petite Galerie & Studio in Gloversville, will lead the story and a brief art activity related to it.

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North Country Arts Council announces March-May events

ArtsontheSquareThe North Country Arts Council is pleased to announce the exhibits for March, April and May at ‘Arts on the Square’ in Downtown Watertown. The featured artists are Adam Cottingham – Sculptural Furniture and Carl Forsythe – Drawings

March 4th – April 4th
Exhibit Social, March 13th 6-8pm
Live Music – Hors d’oeuvres – Beverages
Meet the Artists – NCAC members get in free
$5.00 admission for non-members

For more information visit nnyart.org.

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