’12 Years a Slave’ Director Steve McQueen Dedicates Cannes-Selected Films to George Floyd

“12 Years a Slave” and “Shame” director Steve McQueen has dedicated his pair of Cannes-selected films to George Floyd.McQueen’s films “Mangrove” and “Lovers Rock” — both part of the director’s BBC-commissioned “Small Axe” anthology, consisting of five feature-length stories — have been selected for Cannes, which revealed its line-up today despite not going ahead with…

Jazz Vocalist René Marie Is Determined To Craft Songs With Moral Conscience

Jazz Night In America Vocalist and songwriter René Marie. Lawrence Sumulong toggle captionLawrence SumulongVocalist and songwriter René Marie.Lawrence SumulongJazz Vocalist René Marie Is Determined To Craft Songs With Moral Conscience58:00"It just takes time, time to get it right." René Marie wrote that line for a tender song about an extramarital affair, but it could easily…

OPEN STUDIO AT SCULPTURE SPACE, FREE TO THE PUBLIC

  Utica, NY— The public is invited to attend an Open Studio Reception on Wednesday, March 22 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, at the Sculpture Space studio at 12 Gates Street, West Utica....

“Uke” Can Play

It's fun and easy to play!  This versatile instrument can get you started in the wonderful world of making your own music.  We will learn to tune the Ukulele, make chords and how to...

99 Hot and Cold Appetizers That Will Put the Main Course to Shame

Appetizers are the perfect way to mingle. Whether you're hosting a casual Zoom party, heading to a socially distanced park meet-up, hanging out with family, or just making dinner for your roommates, we have an appetizer to match it. From healthy(ish) hors d'oeuvres like fried zucchini and marinated olives to classics like grilled jalapeño poppers…

Utica Resident Graduate Delivers Student Address

Ford Foundation President Darren Walker to Hamilton College Graduates: “Embrace History… Lead the Way With Empathy, Courage, Compassion” Clinton, N.Y. – In his address at Hamilton College’s 2018 commencement, Ford Foundation President Darren Walker urged graduates...

On Her New Song ‘Horsemen,’ Angelica Garcia Imagines The Apocalypse

"I think it's important to talk about all chapters of history and from all perspectives — meaning not just from the perspective of the victors," Angelica Garcia says. Caitlyn Krone/Courtesy of the artist toggle captionCaitlyn Krone/Courtesy of the artist"I think it's important to talk about all chapters of history and from all perspectives — meaning…

India’s Siddharth Roy Kapur Nabs Rights to William Dalrymple Colonialism Novel ‘The Anarchy’

Prolific Indian producer Siddharth Roy Kapur has acquired audio-visual rights to author and historian William Dalrymple’s bestselling novel on colonialism “The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company.”Set during 1599 to 1802, “The Anarchy” traces the ascent of The East India Company against the decline and fall of the Mughal Empire. It provides…

THE BEATLES We love them, Yeah…Yeah…Yeah!

A TRIBUTE CONCERT BY THE MONK ROWE TRIO         On Friday, October 25th at 6:30 pm, the Utica Public Library will host The Monk Rowe Trio as they present a tribute concert: THE BEATLES, We love them, Yeah…Yeah…Yeah!  The concert...

Second Annual Halloween in Hamilton, NY

Hamilton, N.Y. – Join us in Hamilton, NY as we celebrate our second annual village-wide Halloween Party! Enjoy some spooktacular fun with costume competitions, crafts, trick-or-treating, and a movie! Safe fun for the whole family. Check...
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