A local foundation and theater have come together to improve access to the arts for up-and-coming performers and audiences. The Central New York Community Foundation recently awarded the Redhouse a $25,000 grant to construct a "lab" theater space, which provides public performance space for educational programming. The grant and planned uses for the theater were highlighted as part of Community Foundation Week.
A seminar on Harriet Tubman reflects on issues such as slavery and unequal education that are going on today. The Harriet Tubman Booster Club is hosting a centennial symposium, “Harriet Tubman: No Longer Underground.”
The Legends of Jazz concert series is bringing Grammy-nominated singer Gregory Porter to Onondaga Community College this Friday. Porter is currently touring in support of his latest album “Liquid Spirit.”
Lex van Rossen/MAI/Redferns Lou Reed, a massively influential songwriter and guitarist who helped shape nearly fifty years of rock music, died today. The cause of his death has not yet been released, but Reed underwent a liver transplant in May.