Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Beth DeRousie confuses Kristin Cook with bizarre behavior in this scene from “John, His Story,” set to encore April 22 at 6:30 p.m. at State Street United Methodist Church in Fulton. The production presented by CNY Arts Center celebrates the fifth anniversary of the play.

Anniversary of ‘John, His Story’ brings veteran actors to stage

Beth DeRousie confuses Kristin Cook with bizarre behavior in this scene from “John, His Story,” set to encore April 22 at 6:30 p.m. at State Street United Methodist Church in Fulton.

CNY Arts Center is staging a reunion of veteran actors Krissy Cook, Beth DeRousie, Bobby Fontana and Dan Williams for a fifth anniversary performance of “John, His Story” at State St. United Methodist Church in Fulton.

The 90 -minute performance will take place Sunday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m.

The play has been performed in area churches around Oswego County since 2007 when it first debuted under the direction of Nancy Fox and Port City Theatre.

“It has proved to be an unexpected delight with audiences every time it is performed,” said Fox, now president of CNY Arts Center. “When they hear the familiar stories of the miracles of Christ brought to life through 25 characters portrayed by only four actors the comments always include pleasant surprise.  Performances of the popular play are requested often and it’s wonderful to realize audiences are still asking for the play five years after its debut.

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‘Titanic’ to be shown on anniversary

The award winning film “Titanic” will be shown, free of charge, Sunday, April 15 at 2 p.m. at First United Church of Fulton, 33 S. Third St., Fulton.

This movie will be shown with an intermission due to its length.

On the night of April 14, 1912, the ship Titanic on its maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City hit an iceberg.

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The rock band O.A.R. will appear in concert Saturday, April 21 at 8 p.m. at SUNY Oswego’s Campus Center arena. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the event.

O.A.R. to perform live at SUNY Oswego’s Campus Center

The rock band O.A.R. will appear in concert Saturday, April 21 at 8 p.m. at SUNY Oswego’s Campus Center arena. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the event.

Jam band O.A.R. will appear in concert Saturday, April 21 at SUNY Oswego’s Campus Center arena.

Singer-songwriter Nic Cowan will open at 8 p.m. for the band whose name stands for Of a Revolution, known for its 11 albums including live recordings, online distribution to college students and such songs as “Hey Girl,” “Love and Memories,” “Shattered (Turn the Car Around),” “Lay Down,” “This Town,” “Heaven” and the newest single “Gotta Be Wrong Sometimes.” Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

The concert’s sponsor, Oswego’s Student Association Programming Board, said the arena’s capacity that night will be 2,750.

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Karrie Damm, executive director of the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County, meets with interns for the Rent the Runway organization who are planning an upcoming Rent to Prevent Charity Fashion. Hosted by the SUNY Oswego Student Association Programming Board, the event will feature the latest styles from the some of the world’s most famous fashion designers. Seated from left are Brenda Singleton and Kheetah Koutouan. Standing from left are Jessica Cohen, Damm, and Gloria Grimaldi.

Fashion show to benefit Child Advocacy Center

Karrie Damm, executive director of the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County, meets with interns for the Rent the Runway organization who are planning an upcoming Rent to Prevent Charity Fashion. Hosted by the SUNY Oswego Student Association Programming Board, the event will feature the latest styles from the some of the world’s most famous fashion designers. Seated from left are Brenda Singleton and Kheetah Koutouan. Standing from left are Jessica Cohen, Damm, and Gloria Grimaldi.

Looking to see the latest fashions from some of the world’s most famous designers? Check out Rent to Prevent, a charity fashion show to benefit the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County.

Set for Friday, April 13 at SUNY Oswego’s Hewitt Union ballroom, the Rent To Prevent show begins at 5:30 p.m. with a pre-show event starting a 4 p.m.

Sponsored by the SUNY Oswego Student Association Programming Board, Rent to Prevent is a program of Rent the Runway, a community designed service established in New York City that offers women the opportunity to rent the latest in high fashion from the world’s most famous designers so that they may look glamorous for those special nights out.

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Yarn

Americana band Yarn to perform in Oswego

The acclaimed new band Yarn will perform at the Oswego Music Hall April 14 at 8 p.m. The band includes Blake Christiana, Trevor MacArthur, Andrew Hendryx, Rod Hohl, Rick Bugel, and Robert Bonhomme.

The acclaimed new band Yarn will perform at the Oswego Music Hall April 14 at 8 p.m.

Like its name, the six-piece band Yarn knits and weaves country, rock, blues and more into a genre-defying blend.

Since its start in 2007, the band has become one of the hardest-working and touring bands around and its fan base has grown into a “Yarmy” of followers.

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‘Still Life with Skull’ by Hannibal sophomore Ryan Huff

Annual high school art show winners announced

‘Still Life with Skull’ by Hannibal sophomore Ryan Huff

The Fulton Art Association announced the winners of the sixth annual High School Invitational Art and Photography Show.

Eighty-six students from high schools in Fulton, Hannibal, Oswego, and Phoenix school districts submitted 108 pieces of artwork in 12 different categories.

The show was created to help provide encouragement and guidance to high school artists and provide them a venue to display their talent and artwork.

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‘Heroes’ event to benefit CNY Arts Center and Red Cross

CNY Arts Center will be collaborating with the local Red Cross to present “Heroes of the American Red Cross: Arts in Motion.”

Artists are being sought for a live art and silent auction benefit April 28 at Thunder Island Oasis from 6 to 9 p.m. “Heroes” for the American Red Cross will be recognized while artists create a piece of art portraying the “Hero” theme during the evening’s event. Artists will have approximately one hour to complete their art, which will then be auctioned to benefit the Red Cross and CNY Arts Center.

Artists are also asked to donate a single piece of art from their collection to benefit the work.

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CNY Arts Center’s to hold second annual Arts Fest

The CNY Arts Center’s second annual Arts Fest will be held June 9 at Fulton’s War Memorial Ice Rink.

With more space to work with at the festival’s new location, the Arts Center is revamping the entire event and allowing room for even more vendors.

The 2011 Arts Fest was held by the river in downtown Fulton, which limited vendor space, and made it difficult to consolidate the art exhibits with the food and entertainment.

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