Arts & Culture

Disabled Community
10:35 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Disabled Artists Know No Bounds in Arise's 'UNIQUE' Exhibit

Set Free Hands Off by Andrew Swarm is on UNIQUE Magazine's back cover
Ariseinc.org

Central New Yorkers experienced a special evening of art and creativity at the Everson  Museum for the opening of the UNIQUE Art Exhibit.


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Festival Returns
6:32 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Syracuse Latino Festival Returns for 2013

Fanny Villareal sat for an interview at the WAER studios
Credit John Smith, WAER News

The Syracuse Latino-Americano Festival is back again, and organizer Fanny Villarreal says it is going to be better than ever before.

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Local Authors
12:29 am
Sat August 3, 2013

Everyone Has a Story to Share at Syracuse’s Downtown Writer’s Center

Georgia Popoff teaches language poetry to students at Syracuse's Downtown Writer's Center on Thursday, August 1, 2013.
Credit Valerie Crowder, WAER News

Summer school isn’t just for K-12 and university students. 

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Symphonia
6:17 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Symphoria Hires New Managing Director

Catherine Underhill will serve as Symphoria's Managing Director.
Credit Symphoria

Symphonic music fans in Central New York will see a new Managing Director at the helm of Symphoria in about a month. 

The organization hired Catherine Underhill, who’s been Executive Director of the Colorado Music Festival and Center for Musical Arts for the past 11 years.  Underhill, who has 30 years of arts organization management after a Harvard degree in public administration, starts September 1, 2013. 

Underhill says she hopes to ensure symphonic music stays vibrant in the Syracuse area:

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Syracuse Arts and Crafts Fest
9:58 am
Mon July 29, 2013

Tens of Thousands Enjoy Craft Show Despite Some Stormy Weather

Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival
Hannah Warren, WAER News

Arts and Crafts Show vendors had to batten down their hatches a few times over the weekend, but that didn't keep patrons away entirely.  WAER's Hannah Warren caught some of the shoppers in the act, supporting local and visiting artists who had to make the grade for the juried show. 

The big weekend for downtown included the Jazz and Wine Festival, along with the Ecofest and Stage of Nations, giving visitors many options for entertainment in Columbus Circle, Hanover Square and Clinton Square. 

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