Arts & Culture

3:32 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Jazz Journeys - Episode 15

Guitarist Anthony Wilson and his father, the late bandleader Gerald Wilson.

There have been a number of fantastic father-son tandems throughout the history of this great American art form.  On this edition of Jazz Journeys we take a look at three of the most well known family trees in the history of jazz.

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Arts & Culture
3:53 pm
Fri September 5, 2014

Comedian Bill Maher To Perform at the Landmark Theater on Saturday

Bill Maher, comedian and host of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, is coming to Syracuse this Saturday.

  If you like your politics with a dose of humor, you might like a performance coming to Syracuse.  Political satirist Bill Maher performs Saturday night at the Landmark Theater.

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Arts & Culture
11:19 am
Thu September 4, 2014

Jazz in the City Brings Together Local Art and Commerce

The Donna Alford JaSSBand performs to a crowd of over 100 people at the 2014 Jazz in the City event downtown.
Credit Patrick Hosken

Wednesday's Jazz in the City event, held at Perseverance Park at Salina and Fayette streets, was kind of blue. In the jazz realm, that's always a good thing.

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8:25 am
Wed September 3, 2014

Wanna Jazz it up in Syracuse Wednesday Night?

Jazz in the City Producer Steve Becker poses holding a sign for the event at the 2014 New York State Fair on Sunday.
Credit John Smith/ WAER News

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.

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Skaneateles Festival
9:53 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Skaneateles Festival to Close with a Classical Encore

Violinists Zach de Pue and Nick Kendall met bassist Ranaan Meyer at Philadelphia's Curtis Institute of Music. Friday, the trio performs as Time for Three at the 2014 Skaneateles Festival.

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.

The East Coast Chamber Orchestra, known as ECCO, and string trio Time for Three will bring their contemporary takes on classical music to Skaneateles Lake beginning Wednesday, Aug. 27.

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