2020欧洲杯夺冠热门

Weekender A&E

Local musicians stand Six Feet Together

UPPER JAY — The musicians performed outside on the Recovery Lounge’s deck in nearly freezing temperatures. They were all six feet apart — Scott Renderer used a yardstick and his arm to make sure. Disinfectant wipes were taped around the microphones. If they were to start following ...

The shows might go on …

Teachers Brenden Gotham and Taylor Prosper painted sets for Lake Placid High School’s production of “Cinderella” Saturday night. They dipped brushes and created a fairy tale world. A feeling in the pit of their stomachs filled them with uncertainty, but they kept painting ...

Let’s help each other out

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门We need a pandemic to treat each other respectfully? These are tough times with an undecided future. With that, I have seen such incredible acts of generosity. I’m only scratching the surface by highlighting those people offering to deliver meals and groceries, or tutor children online. If ...

Foods to strengthen your immunity

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门It’s official. The World Health Organization and our Centers for Disease Control have proclaimed the new coronavirus, COVID-19, a global pandemic. Whereas the flu kills (on average) about 20,000 Americans each year, this new virus is ten times more deadly — especially to older folks and ...

These films are a reminder that humans will prevail

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门All this coronavirus hubbub made me realize, we haven’t experienced this before in the modern day, but we’ve most certainly seen it in film. This week I’m looking at three of my favorite pandemic movies you might want to watch while under home isolation. On a realistic note, I know the ...

Plant-based treat

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 SARANAC LAKE — It’s supper time. The Saranac Lake High School students will perform “Little Shop of Horrors” this weekend. The comedy musical follows Seymour Krelborn, a meek gardener working in a mediocre flower shop on skid row. His boss doesn’t think much of him, and his ...

The best Bond song wasn’t in a Bond movie

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门I recently listened to Billie Eilish’s “No Time To Die,” the song that will play before the upcoming James Bond film of the same name. It was fine. Bond has had his fair share of lackluster songs. From “Octopussy” and Rita Coolidge’s “All Time High,” which sounds more like ...

Fresh greens are the flavor of spring

Yes, I know the calendar says it’s still winter. But… the days are getting longer, temps are getting warmer, snow is melting, and shoots are coming up from the soil. I’ve heard Canada geese are arriving, as are robins and cardinals. Although the first day of spring is still a few days ...

It’s maple time!

Yes! We are getting ready to tap our five maple trees and just let the sap roll on in. Obviously, we are not in the commercial maple-making business, but our two-gallon target has been consistently produced over the years. That is enough syrup to keep us in maple-drenched waffles for the year ...

What does music mean to you?

In a recent “Griff’s Riffs,” arts and entertainment writer Griffin Kelly asked you to email him at gkelly@bsmdh-scot.com to let us know what music means to you. And you took him up on the offer. Here are just a few of your responses: --- ‘I was going to be a ...

Author Lorraine Duvall brings new book to Village Mercantile on March 21

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 SARANAC LAKE — The Village Mercantile (formerly The Community Store) will be hosting Keene resident Lorraine Duvall for a book signing and a meet and greet on Saturday, March 21 from noon until 2 p.m. Duvall’s two previous books, “And I Know Too Much to Pretend” and “In Praise of ...

‘A Season in Shangri-la’ at SL Free Library

SARANAC LAKE — For three months last year, Steve Sonnenberg and Margaret Worden lived and worked in the Himalayan country of Bhutan as volunteers with an international organization, Health Volunteers Overseas. Steve will describe their experiences in a presentation titled, “A Season in ...

Adirondack Center for Writing calls for poems from locals

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Center for Writing is bringing PoemVillage to Saranac Lake for the fifth year in a row. PoemVillage is an explosion of locally written poetry that fills the windows of downtown Saranac Lake, creating a corridor of poetry. Miniatures of each poem are also ...

‘Painting’ can get messy

SARANAC LAKE — There’s a reason why some people don’t like to go back home. The Adirondack Stage Rats will perform Tina Howe’s “Painting Churches” at BluSeed Studios Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The play follows Mags (Donna Moschek), a successful New York-based artist who’s ...

New Sinfonietta conductor visits

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 SARANAC LAKE — On a rainy Tuesday evening Stuart Malina, the Lake Placid Sinfonietta’s new conductor, was filling the Left Bank Cafe with music and dry humor. He wasn’t conducting; he was playing piano and singing, one of his favorite things to do. Malina was hired for the job ...

The farmers market: your source for local, pastured meat

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门You may have heard that reducing your consumption of meat is better both for your health and for our planet. This is true. But most Americans still eat meat. So which meat should you buy? It is best to buy local, sustainably raised meat products —like those sold at our winter farmers market ...

Good music can make a film

Mixing media is an impressive feat, and finding the right song to match a film can be tough work. When it’s done right, you can really capture audiences. Here are a few of my favorite uses of popular songs in films. --- “All I Want for Christmas is You” --- I can’t help but love ...

Contrary to popular belief, time does not fly by

Whether you are a new parent or an old parent, there is always a lot of advice floating around. So I thought I'd chime in on some unwarranted and unasked instruction. Now that my children are older, I can become nostalgic for that child I used to cuddle. I want to recapture those times when we ...

Juried Art Show at Artists Guild

SARANAC LAKE — It’s March, and that means it’s time for the juried art show at the Adirondack Artists Guild. This year’s show will run from March 13 to April 19. Interested artists may download a prospectus and entry form from the Guild’s website, ...