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Body heat, spicy chili: hot times at Bands ‘N Beans fest

Called 'the mother of all parties,' Bands & Beans fest is an annual rite of late winter for the southern Adirondacks, with people from their 20s to their 70s gathering in Lake George to socialize, dance, groove to the music of a lineup of bands and taste a wide variety of specialty chili concoctions brewed up by local restaurants. The event is a major fundraiser for the Lake George Arts Project.

Swanson wins play contest

Pendragon is pleased to announce that Witter Swanson, a student at Saranac Lake High School, will receive a full production of his play “Elmer.”

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Army band to perform in Port Henry

Moriah school to host Jazz Ambassadors

A world-class jazz band is coming to Port Henry. The U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors will perform at Moriah Central School Saturday, March 29, at 7 p.m.

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Body heat, spicy chili: hot times at Bands ‘N Beans fest

Called 'the mother of all parties,' Bands & Beans fest is an annual rite of late winter for the southern Adirondacks, with people from their 20s to their 70s gathering in Lake George to socialize, dance, groove to the music of a lineup of bands and taste a wide variety of specialty chili concoctions brewed up by local restaurants. The event is a major fundraiser for the Lake George Arts Project.

Film tackles national income inequality

Facing the world in his Mini Cooper, Robert Reich drives his way to communities around the world, including Plattsburgh, discussing economic fairness and inequality.

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Peter Pan to fly onto Schroon stage

Students to present musical March 21-22

Schroon Lake Central School students will present the musical “Peter Pan” Friday and Saturday, March 21 and 22, at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.

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Crown Point students to perform

Coffeehouse March 13

Crown Point music students will present a coffeehouse fund raiser, “Savor the Arts,” on Thursday, March 13, at 6 p.m.

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Hancock House to host art opening

MArts Madness continues in Ti

An art exhibit opening will highlight the second week of MArts Madness in Ticonderoga. “Brush, Nibs, Lenses and More” will open Sunday, March 9, with a reception 1 to 3 p.m. at the Hancock House.

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Mehr’s ‘Fort Apache’ now streaming online

“Fort Apache,” the film created by Westport Central School graduate Addison Mehr as part of his senior project at NYU, can now be found online through the video sharing site vimeo.com

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Saturday's '24-hour Play Fest' requires performance under pressure

Last year's '24-Hour Play Fest' presented in Glens Falls featured well-crafted, ingenious plays with sharp dialogue, clever plots and compelling acting. This year's production, featuring plays written, rehearsed and presented within 24 hours, is to offered to the public at 8 p.m. Saturday March 1 at the Charles Wood Theater, Glen St.. Tickets are available online at: www.woodtheater.org or by calling the box office at 874-0800.

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Ticonderoga Festival Guild releases 2014 schedule

Programs have historic theme

The Ticonderoga Festival Guild has released its 2014 schedule with an eye on history. The arts group has planned its events to coincide with the community’s “Ticonderoga, the First 250 Years” celebration being held this summer.

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Square dance to begin Ticonderoga arts celebration

MArts Madness March 1-16

A family square dance will be kick off the second annual MArts Madness, a celebration of Ticonderoga area arts. The dance will be held Saturday, March 1, at the Knights of Columbus, 103 Montcalm St., at 6 p.m.

Film series features black history in the U.S.

Hiding outside of the kitchen, Frederick Douglass heard desperate screams of help.

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Warrensburg history book welcomed at its debut

A new book has been released that details Warrensburg history — but it's not a dry recitation of facts, its a collection of colorful articles on people, places and events that gives readers a taste of life in Warrensburg during bygone years.

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Parade winners announced in Saranac Lake

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Gala Parade results are as follows for the winners of first and second place trophies in various categories, as well as the Louis Fobare Memorial Trophy for Best of Show.