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Creekside Books & Coffee Welcomes Cara Johnson
1st Workshop for Middle Readers
[Skaneateles, NY] Cara Johnson, author of the new series, THE DREAM TRAVELERS, will be visiting Creekside Books & Coffee, 3pm Saturday, October 6th to teach kids between the ages of 8 and 12 how they can wake up in their dreams, traveling to any time and place and transform any
nightmare into a great adventure. 


Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2007 @ 3:26 pm by Curt
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November 4th – January 6th 2008
Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St
Auburn, NY 13021

Annual international juried quilt show featuring traditional and innovative quilts, wall hangings and wearable art, $5 adults/seniors, members & children under twelve FREE

Posted: Sunday, September 23rd, 2007 @ 11:01 am by Curt
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See the Radio City Christmas Spectacular
December 1-2, 2007

Seward House is pleased to present an excursion to New York City to explore and shop. An optional highlight of the trip is the Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the world-famous Rockettes. Call (315) 252-1283 for more information. (Deposit deadline is September 15.)

Posted: Sunday, September 23rd, 2007 @ 10:13 am by Curt
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photo by Bennett Miller 

Seward House presents author Sarah Vowell
Wednesday, October 24, 7:00 p.m.

Seward House, in partnership with the WRVO Stations, presents An Evening with Sarah Vowell at the East Middle School Auditorium, 191 Franklin Street, Auburn.

Vowell is the acclaimed author of four bestselling books, a contributing editor for public radio’s This American Life and the voice of teen superhero Violet Parr in Pixar’s The Incredibles.

Tickets are $15 general admission/ $12 for students with ID and for Circle of Friends members. Mastercard and Visa accepted. Checks payable to “Seward House” with “Sarah Vowell” in the memo field should be sent to Seward House, 33 South Street, Auburn, NY 13021. Please call 315-252-1283 for phone orders and for more information. Ticket sale proceeds support Seward House programming.

Read more about Sarah.

Posted: Sunday, September 23rd, 2007 @ 10:05 am by Curt
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Jon Nakamatsu April 20, 2008, 2pm              photo by Peter Schaaf
Named Debut Artist of the Year (1998) by NPR’s “Performance Today,” Jon Nakamatsu has been profiled by “CBS Sunday Morning” and Reader’s Digest magazine, and is featured in “Playing with Fire,” a documentary about the Tenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, aired naitonwide on PBS. Earlier, in 1995, he was named the First Prize winner of Miami’s Fifth United States Chopin Piano Competition.

He records excluslively for homonia mundi usa, which has released six CDs, including an orchestral album containing performances of Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto and Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, with Christopher Seaman and the Rochester Philharmonic Ochestra, as well as albums devoted to the music of Chopin, Foss, and Wolff. Mr. Nakamatsu’s most recent release encompasses Brahm’s Sonata No. 3, Op. 5,7 Fantasies, Op. 116, and 4 Piano Pieces, Op. 119.

Read more about Jon at www.jonnakamatsu.com.

Posted: Sunday, September 23rd, 2007 @ 9:55 am by Curt
Filed under: Events in CNY