Arts & Entertainment


Nancy harmonizes with Hammond B-3

Thirty years ago, Syracuse Area Music Awards Hall of Famer Nancy Kelly honed her vocals accompanied by a variety of Hammond organists at Jewel’s, a salt-and-mostly-pepper nightclub on Philadelphia’s Broad Street. When she returned to CNY, she worked more often with pianists. One of them was Dino Losito.

Ralph Lalama, Nancy Kelly headline January Jazzfest

The CNY Jazz Arts Foundation is warming away the midwinter blues with some jazz. January Jazzfest is filling four levels of Mohegan Manor in Baldwinsville with a sampler of jazz artists Sunday, Jan. 25, including vocalist Nancy Kelly, saxophonist Ralph Lalama and trombonist Melissa Gardiner.

On my honor, I will try…

Girl Scouts gear up for sales pitches, service projects

Between earning awards and serving their communities, area Girl Scouts had a busy 2014. This year will be just as busy as the girls set their goals for the annual cookie sale — which is available online for the first time ever — and continue pursuing service projects within their communities.

Tease photo

Skaneateles student artists recognized

Students earn art awards

Tease photo

Library celebrates art

Local artist shares her work

Local actress to bring national show to the area

Scarr to appear on Utica stage

Skaneateles author to speak at APT

Figura to share his work

Author to share work at Auburn Public Theatre

Figura will be part of panel, discuss his work

Tease photo

Actress prepares for local debut

Rachel Scarr to perform in Utica

Tease photo

Band with L’pool roots to perform at The ROAD

It’s all about connections for the Ehrhart family. Since 2009, three of the Ehrharts have participated in Beautiful Mess, a contemporary Christian band with four studio albums and one live album under its belt. While Beautiful Mess has crafted video presentations to go with their music, it’s only in the last couple of years that the band has ventured out into live performances.

Tease photo

Jim Greene on being Dickesn

Greene shares a little of what makes Dickens special

Tease photo

Song and video created by local students now available

Students created video and song on the John Lennon Bus this summer

Tease photo

Dasher's Magical Gift set to premiere

CNY Arts prepares for performance

Symphoria to host holiday concert

Holiday concert celebrates spirit of the season in music

Tease photo

Mauro comes home for solo album

Camillus native releases first solo album