Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

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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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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James Lee Stanley and Cliff Eberhardt will perform at the Oswego Music Hall March 31 at 8 p.m. Their recent joint project, the CD “All Wood and Doors,” features twelve of their favorite Doors songs, “enhanced by the funk and elegance of new arrangements and re-interpretations.”

James Lee Stanley and Cliff Eberhardt to perform at Oswego Music Hall

James Lee Stanley and Cliff Eberhardt will perform at the Oswego Music Hall March 31 at 8 p.m. Their recent joint project, the CD “All Wood and Doors,” features twelve of their favorite Doors songs.

The Oswego Music Hall will have two singer and songwriters — James Lee Stanley and Cliff Eberhardt — on stage together to open its spring season March 31 at 8 p.m.

Both have received high praise for their songs, guitar playing, and long careers as performing and recording artists. Their recent joint project, the CD “All Wood and Doors,” features twelve of their favorite Doors songs, “enhanced by the funk and elegance of new arrangements and re-interpretations.”

Stanley, born in Philadelphia, Pa., has been recording and performing since he was 14. He has toured consistently since he returned from the USAF (as a Chinese linguist) and has performed up to three hundred dates a year since then with such diverse acts as Bonnie Raitt, Robin Williams, Nicolette Larson and even Bill Cosby.

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The SUNY Oswego theatre department will present “A Fashionable High Tea,” displaying of fashions through the eras to celebrate the sesquicentennial of the college’s 1861 founding. Getting in the spirit are, second from left, theatre professor Kitty Macey and, from left, senior theatre majors Melanie Tarrant, Brianna Colombo and Elizabeth Redmond.

150 years of fashions to highlight college’s ‘A Fashionable High Tea’

The SUNY Oswego theatre department will present “A Fashionable High Tea.” Getting in the spirit are, second from left, theatre professor Kitty Macey and, from left, senior theatre majors Melanie Tarrant, Brianna Colombo and Elizabeth Redmond.

SUNY Oswego theatre students and community members will model popular fashions through the decades — starting with the 1860s — in a sesquicentennial event titled “A Fashionable High Tea” Saturday, March 24.

The ticketed public event, celebrating the 1861 founding of the Oswego Primary Teachers’ Training School, forerunner of what is now known as SUNY Oswego, will feature music and fashion of selected eras at 2 p.m. in Sheldon Hall ballroom.

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Programmer turned artist – “Proceed and Be Bold,” the fifth film in SUNY Oswego’s On Screen/In Person series, follows Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. as he foregoes a career in computers for the life of a poster and book artist, helping redefine ideas of politics, society and race.

‘Proceed and Be Bold’ to profile programmer turned artist March 27

“Proceed and Be Bold,” the fifth film in SUNY Oswego’s On Screen/In Person series, follows Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. as he foregoes a career in computers for the life of a poster and book artist, helping redefine ideas of politics, society and race.

Director Laura Zinger will appear Tuesday, March 27 as SUNY Oswego’s On Screen/In Person film series screens her documentary about a computer programmer turned poster and book artist.

“Proceed and Be Bold” will show at 7 p.m. at Oswego Cinema, 138 W. 2nd St., followed by questions and answers with Zinger, who profiles self-described “humble Negro printer” Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. in this unconventional story of a man and his letterpress.

Kennedy found himself deeply unsatisfied living the American middle-class dream, and, armed with his unique humor, radical philosophies and an outdated printing press, set out on a new path as an artist — one who redefines ideas of politics, society and race.

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