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Major Milestone in Construction of the Empire State Trail in Central New York

Completion of Pedestrian Bridge and New Trail Connections in Onondaga County Bring Visionary Plan for Statewide Pathway Closer to Completion Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on August 6th, announced a major milestone in the construction of the Empire State Trail, the state’s historic initiative to create a 750-mile pathway from New York City to Canada, and More »

Walton Street Closure Continues in Armory Square this Weekend After Strong Pilot Debut

Syracuse, N.Y. — Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh today announced the continuation of the street closure on Walton Street along the 100 and 200 blocks in Armory Square. After a successful pilot project last weekend, the City will continue to allow storefront businesses to use the public right of way (ROW) between S. Clinton Street and More »

Syracuse Stage receives Mellon Foundation grant for national work on housing insecurity in the US

Syracuse, NY – Syracuse Stage announced today that it has received a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of “Exiled in America,” an original work rooted in an examination of housing insecurity and homelessness in the United States. The project, originated by Los Angeles based artist and activist Mark Valdez, is inspired More »

Syracuse-Based African-American Owned WYWM-DB ‘Whatever You Want Music Radio’ Internet Radio Station Begins Broadcasting

WYWM Radio is owned by Syracuse Common Councilor Khalid Bey, President/CEO, CRS Media, LLC and a number of investors who have teamed up to offer Syracuse a true alternative. WYWM is an internet-based option to broadcast radio which usually requires large investments and solid backing by big name advertisers. Recent attempts at having African American More »

Attorney General James Calls on Cable and Satellite Providers to Cut Fees and Provide Financial Relief to Consumers

AG Sends Letters to Seven Major Cable and Satellite Providers in New York to Reduce High Fees Until Live Sports Return New York – New York Attorney General Letitia James today called on seven major cable and satellite television providers in New York to provide financial relief for consumers amidst the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic by reducing or eliminating fees attributable to live sports programming. Despite the fact that all live sporting events in the United More »

CFAC 2020 Call for Artist ‘themes of health and wellness’, for a Virtual Exhibition

As we look to navigate the world through social distancing and this current pandemic (COVID-19), CFAC is looking for artists to submit artwork that speaks to the themes of health and wellness, for a virtual exhibition that will be displayed on various digital media platforms. This exhibition endeavors to have an artistic dialogue of what is health and wellness? Is it accessible to More »

Syracuse Stage Suspending Performances of AMADEUS

We are writing to let you know that we are suspending performances of Amadeus as of Saturday, March 14. Tonight’s opening night performance will be the last performance of the show. While this is painful decision for us, we believe our responsibility to the health and safety of our community, patrons, staff, artists, and students More »

Third Consecutive World Premiere and Three Residencies by Nationally Acclaimed Artists Highlight Syracuse Stage’s 48th Season

Season also includes two musicals, two classics and a contemporary new play Syracuse, NY –Two Tony Award-winning musicals, an American classic, a smart new comedy, a haunting new adaptation of a literary masterpiece and a world premiere are at the heart of Syracuse Stage’s 48th season. Artistic director Robert Hupp said the shows in the More »