TONIGHT! Thursday, May 10, 2018 – 7pm – Emil Milan: Midcentury Master – Book Launch with Barry Gordon
Join Syracuse artist and woodworker, Barry Gordon as he discusses more than a decade of research, writing, and design, to create the first publication documenting the life and work of Emil Milan. Joining Barry will be artist Rebecca Dunn from Binghamton, New York. She works primarily in metal, stone and wood. Rebecca received woodcarving instruction from Emil Milan and visited him multiple times. She will be joining Barry to talk about her visits with Emil including some delightful anecdotes regarding Emil’s approach to art and his unorthodox lifestyle. For more info visit Emil Milan: Midcentury Master
Saturday, May 12, 2018 – 7pm – Signature Soul: Ghana Be Great, Fundraiser and Show – Special Guest: Closet Key
Signature Soul is invited to travel to Ghana this July with the Gage Foundation International Girl Ambassadors for Human Rights. Please join us for this fundraising show where we will share out poetry and our plans for cultivating creativity across continents! All proceeds will go towards our travel cost and vaccinations. Sliding Scale: $10-$25 At the door. Pre-sale tickets are available by emailing email@example.com. If you are unable to make it to the show, please consider sharing/supporting our GoFundMe campaign!
SAVE THE DATE:
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 – 6:30pm – “What If…” Film Series presents: Trees in Trouble
Thursday, May 17, 2018 – 7pm – Artist Talk with Keith Morris Washington
Friday, May 18, 2018 – 7pm – Volver 2006
WITHIN OUR GATES: Site and Memory in the American Landscape – The Paintings of Keith Morris Washington
This exhibition is an exploration of lynching in America. The deceptively benign landscapes painted on large scale canvases, serve to both bear witness to our dark past and to remind us to be ever vigilant in our present.
* Read the latest NEW TIMES exhibition review by Carl Mellor
* Inspiration for the Nation, George Kilpatrick recently interviewed our exhibiting artist Keith Morris Washington about his exhibition “Within Our Gates.” LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW!
* Basic Black Contributor Talia Rivera sits down with acclaimed artist Keith Morris Washington to discuss his series of paintings addressing lynching. WATCH THE INTERVIEW
* One of the partners we have for this exhibition is the Equal Justice Initiative. We are screening five short videos in the gallery produced by eji as part of the Keith Morris Washington exhibition of paintings about lynching. Equal Justice Initiative opened a memorial and museum in Alabama on April 26th. If you missed the “60 Minutes” segment with Oprah Winfrey reporting on eji, here’s a link to it. The Legacy of Lynching
City Market returns to the Everson Museum of Art on Mother’s Day, Sunday May 13th 10am – 4pm. City Market Returns with a great season beginning on Sunday May 13th Mother’s Day. They have a great line-up of vendors with Antiques, Art, Jewelry, Pottery, Food and Music. Every 2nd Sunday May – October. New this year each weekend will have an additional show in the Museum itself. The first one will feature a dozen ceramicists from all over the country. There will be a great selection of works from inexpensive mugs to fabulous works by major potters. 10am to 4pm.
Syracuse Gay & Lesbian Chorus Presents: Fabulous Films. Friday, May 11, 8pm and Saturday, May 12, 2pm. May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society. 3800 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. Adult $17 presale, $20 door. Student/Senior $15 presale, $18 door. Children 14 and under free. Tickets: www.surely.org/tickets. 50/50 raffle both days!
Syracuse Northeast Community Center Spaghetti dinner fundraiser on May 11th – 3-6pm in the Community Room. It is $5.00 for an individual and $10.00 for a family of (4). Each dinner includes, Spaghetti, meatballs, salad, roll and dessert. You may either eat in or take out. All money raised will go towards the SNCC 40th Anniversary Celebration and NEHDA Appreciation picnic in July 2018.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 from 4 – 5pm. Nakba Commemoration Rally & Teach In. James M. Hanley Federal Building, 100 S. Clinton St., Syracuse, NY 13261. 70 Years since the forced expulsion of over 750,000 Palestinians from their homes.
Demand an end to the exile. Demand that the Right of Return for Palestinian refugees be granted. Organized by: Justice for Palestine Committee of Syracuse Peace Council and Jewish Voice for Peace Syracuse. RSVP Now to the FB Event!
Slaid Cleaves will be performing as part of The Folkus Project on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. The concert will be held at May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society, 3800 East Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY. Admission is $25. Advance tickets and more information can be found at www.folkus.org.
Saturday, May 19th 5pm – Syracuse Community Choir – Spring Fling Dinner, Cabaret, and Silent Auction: A Fun and Delectable Fundraiser. St. Paul’s Cathedral. 310 Montgomery Street door. 4:30pm~Appetizers and Jazz. 5:30~Dinner. 7:15~ Show! Come for the whole affair or just for the show and dessert! Advance Sale Reservations are required for the dinner. Show & Dessert-$12-25. Dinner & Show-$25-30. Purchase Reservations Here. Get a head start on the Spring Fling Silent Auction with Online Bidding. Bidding will continue online and at the Dinner/Show/Auction on May 19… or there is an option to ‘buy now’ on the website. We will be adding items up until the day of the event. Check out what’s available! www.32auctions.com/scc2018
Light Work Lab Summer Hours Beginning Saturday, May 5th. Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm. Saturday & Sunday 1pm – 6pm. July 4 – CLOSED
The Music Therapy program at St. Joseph’s Hospital is asking for your help. By donating ANY old I-Phone or I-Pod you can give the gift of music to help patients participate in active interaction through music. They will also accept music CD’s. To donate or for more information please contact Mary Hagen, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, St. Joseph’s Health Music Services at 315-448-5186 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rarely Done Productions presents FALSETTOS – Last two shows! May 11th and 12th at Jazz Central, 441 E. Washington Street, Syracuse, 13202. Music & Lyrics by William Finn. Book by James Lapine & William Finn. Another Rarely Done favorite that was a sellout! Falsettos follows Marvin, who struggles to create a tight knit family out of his eclectic array of core relationships. Produced in association with Friends of Dorothy. For more information or to order tickets call 315-546-3224.
Apply for the Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation’s 2018-19 Girl Ambassadors for Human Rights Program! We are recruiting up to 3 young women, 15-18 years old, from each Upstate New York High School. This past program year, Girl Ambassadors had the opportunity to Facilitate Community Dialogues on Social Justice Issues, Participate in the Women’s March in Seneca Falls, Host State Department Visitors from five countries, Partner with the Syracuse based Pretty Girls Rock Program in a service project benefiting five Women’s Shelters in Onondaga County, Travel to the Mohawk Nation in Akwesasne (Northern NY) to explore the social justice issues challenging this Nation,serve on a United Nations sponsored panel in NY City, travel in July 2018 to Ghana West Africa and more! Applications are due midnight June 3, 2018. Applicants can email or snail mail their paperwork, or can submit their answers to the essay questions via video. Qualified Applications will then be invited to an Interview. Final selection notices will be announced via email on June 30th.
Executive Director Position Announcement! Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, located in the town of Cazenovia, New York, is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director. Application Deadline: Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, candidates should submit their application by May 21, 2018, to assure optimal consideration. Interviews are anticipated in June of 2018 with a negotiable Summer 2018 start date. Full application details HERE