City of Syracuse residents will get together for an annual Summer Tradition tonight… 'Jazz in the City' returns! The location is a bit different from previous years when concerts were held in City Neighborhoods. Speaking to us recently at the New York State Fair, Producer Steve Becker says he’s noticed something that’s happening all-around tonight’s concert venue in Perseverance Park.
This year's Skaneateles Festival has taken fans of chamber music to the Orient, serenaded them with strings and dazzled them with traditional gypsy tunes. In its final week, titled "Encore!," the festival is looking toward the future.
A large part of the Everson museum has been set aside for the next couple weeks to display the art of those who might have no other way to express themselves. The “Unique” exhibit and magazine are the result of a partnership between Arise, the museum and several sponsors. Artists of differing abilities submitted more than 180 pieces of art from a six county region. One of them was Michael Simmons of Watertown.
This was Simmons' second entry to Unique. He prefers the process used by some of the masters.
Construction and economic development that's going on in the city of Watertown might be leaving arts and culture behind. But some people are trying to change that. Garrett McCarthy is an artist in the area and works in historic preservation. He's noticed areas such as Clayton and Sackets Harbor have invested to increase music venues, galleries, and events.
Tucked away in the Delavan Art Center are a couple of workshop areas for those who want to create something out of handcrafted wood, metal designs or 3D design and modeling. Aspiring woodcrafters or high-tech sculptors can learn it all from instructors - all in one place developed by a Syracuse University Alum.
It’s called the SALT Makerspace on the Near West Side, which stands for Syracuse Arts Learning and Technology. Mike Giannattasio, the founder and organizer of the space, says it all began with a dream: