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Viewpoints Exhibit: Review, LARAC’s Lapham Gallery

Viewpoints, at LARACs Lapham Gallery

Viewpoints, the current exhibit at the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council’s (LARAC) Lapham Gallery runs through September 18th and showcases the artwork of five regional artists, whose work reflects the diverse interpretations, or “viewpoints,” of the artists’ world. The artwork and mediums on display here are as wide-ranging as the points of view they expose—included [...]

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Eminem Has A Relapse: A Review of Recovery

Eminem, Recovery

Rap music and white people sometimes go together like oil and water. The list of Caucasian men trying to rhyme over musical beats includes Vanilla Ice, Uncle Kracker, and Paul Wall. These one-hit wonders tumbled hard into the cellar of entertainment: reality television. But one fair-skinned lyricist rose up to be the top rap artist [...]

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Go Organic in Hamilton County: Visit Your Local Farmers’ Market

Farmers' Market

With cooler nights and rainy days, fall’s footsteps are being heard throughout the Adirondack Region. So if you haven’t checked out the Farmers’ Markets in your area yet, it’s probably time you did. Many of these seasonal markets close in late August or early September, when there is simply no more product to sell. And [...]

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The Fabulous Folk Festival Comes to Bolton Landing

Dan Berggren

The 5th Annual Fabulous Folk Festival comes to Bolton Landing on Sunday, September 5th. The festival runs from 11am to 6pm in Rogers Memorial Park. The park, located on Lake George, provides the perfect setting for an afternoon picnicking and listening to music. Fireworks are scheduled to follow, starting at approximately 8:15pm. Previous festivals have [...]

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Go Rustic at the Rustic Furniture Fair in Blue Mountain Lake

Rustic Furniture Fair, Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake

It’s now fashionable to “live green,” and use more natural products. But in one upstate NY town, utilizing nature to create upscale furniture has been a popular tradition for a long time. The 23rd Rustic Furniture Fair, the premier rustic furniture show in the country, returns to Blue Mountain Lake, NY for a weekend of [...]

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Artist Lynn Benevento on Art and Her Creative Process

Lynn Benevento

By Sarah Cramer Adirondack artist Lynn Benevento’s work has won numerous awards in the region and has hung in the State Museum and The Reagan Presidential Library. She’s participated in Saratoga’s “Art in the Park” and has been featured in Saratoga Living magazine. Lynn owns a gallery in Lake Luzerne that exclusively showcases her original [...]

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Weekly World News (August 30, 2010)

President Jimmy Carter, Aijalon Mahli Gomes

Former President Carter and Released American Return Home BOSTON– Former President Jimmy Carter and an American citizen who had been jailed after crossing into North Korea, arrived at Boston’s Logan International Airport on Friday after the former president secured his release on August 27th. Boston resident Aijalon Mahli Gomes who had been working as an [...]

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Dare We Say It–Fall is Almost Here, But the Good News is It’s Time for the Festival of Colors

Festival of the Colors

On September 11th, don’t miss out on the chance to attend the 7th annual Festival of the Colors, an all-day celebration of the beginning of fall! Starting at ten in the morning at the T-ball field on Springfield Road in Wilmington, kids, families and neighbors can peruse the tables of numerous local vendors, gorge themselves [...]

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Get Your Paddles Pumping, the Adirondack Canoe Classic is Coming to Town

Adirondack Canoe Classic

Canoe and kayak enthusiasts of the Adirondack region are gearing up for one of their biggest events of the year. The weekend of September 10th, 250 boats will paddle (and carry) their way from Old Forge to Saranac Lake. The event, the Adirondack Canoe Classic, covers 90 miles of waterways over the course of three [...]

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An Interview with Actors Paul D’Amato & Marina Re from LGDT’s Our Son’s Wedding

Our Son's Wedding, Paul D'Amato and Marine Re

By Monica Sirignano and Dave Bower We recently interviewed Paul D’Amato and Marina Re, the stars of the Lake George Dinner Theatre’s hit production, Our Son’s Wedding. The real-life couple play Angelo (D’Amato) and Mary (Re) in the four person cast of what has undoubtedly become this summer’s biggest area hit. The play is the [...]

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