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Mr. LoMascolo, a talented designer and printer, will relate how our access to books and printed material changed with the invention of the printing press some five hundred-sixty years ago. “At one time books were so rare and valuable that only royalty, the ultra-wealthy and clergy could afford them. In what few libraries existed, it was commonplace for the books to be chained to the shelves.” Mr. LoMascolo will show how changes in technology have changed the look of books, how they are produced, and how these changes have influenced society and world events. Come and have a chance to try letterpress printing for yourself! Robert will have a bookmark set up for you to print and take home, using a small press from the Museum’s collection.

Refreshments will be served and exhibits will be open for viewing. Everyone is welcome. There is no charge, but donations to the Museum are always appreciated.

 

Date(s): 05/25/2014
Location: Frontenac Museum
178 Cayuga St.
Union Springs, NY 13160
Time: 2:00 pm
Cost: Free
Telephone: 315-889-7273
Email: tross10@rochester.rr.com
Website: Click here for more info »

Posted: Saturday, May 17th, 2014 @ 4:58 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Dick Eldredge will perform at IWBW this Sunday 2-5 PM. Dick is a regular at Izzo’s and always puts on a great and entertaining show.

Date(s): 05/25/2014
Location: Izzo’s White Barn Winery
6634 Cayuga Rd.
Cayuga, NY 13034
Time: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cost: Free
Telephone: 315-283-8095
Website: Click here for more info »

Posted: Saturday, May 17th, 2014 @ 4:56 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Best Actor ~ Tribeca Film Festival 2013
Audience Award for Best Feature ~ Sydney Film Festival

Laos: A boy (Ahlo, 10), who is believed to bring bad luck, is blamed for a string of disasters. When his family loses their home and are forced to move, Ahlo meets the spirited orphan Kia (9) and her eccentric uncle Purple: an ex-soldier with a purple suit, a rice-wine habit and a fetish for James Brown.
Struggling to hang on to his father’s trust, Ahlo leads his family, Purple and Kia through a land scarred by war in search of a new home. In a last plea to try and prove he’s not cursed, Ahlo builds a giant explosive rocket to enter the most lucrative but dangerous competition of the year: the Rocket Festival. As the most bombed country in the world shoots back at the sky, a boy will reach to the heavens for forgiveness.
Gripping yet heart-warming, The Rocket is a deeply personal story about the determination of a boy who has the odds stacked against him, set against the epic backdrop of a war-ravaged country on the brink of huge change.
The Rocket is one of the first feature films for international release set and shot in the intriguing and little-known country of Laos, rarely seen by the outside world since the end of the Vietnam War. With remarkable access to real rituals and festivities in the stunning mountains of Laos, The Rocket is a unique view into a world never seen on film before.
Written and directed by Kim Mordaunt (Bomb Harvest), The Rocket features an extraordinary leading performance from gutsy former street kid Sitthiphon Disamoe as Ahlo, and veteran actor and comedian Thep Phongam as the damaged but humorous Purple.

 

 

Date(s): 05/23/2014, 05/24/2014
Location: Auburn Public Theater
108 Genesee St.
Auburn, NY 13021
Time: 5/23, 1:00 & 8:00 pm, 5/24, 8:00 pm
Cost: Tickets $5/online, $6/at the door
Telephone: 315-253-6669
Email: info@auburnpublictheater.org
Website: Click here for more info »

Posted: Saturday, May 17th, 2014 @ 4:52 pm by Nakeia Endres
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The latin name for the cacao tree ( the source of chocolate) is “Theobroma cacao”, which means “food of the gods”. Aren’t we lucky that the gods share?

Come celebrate all things chocolate at King Ferry Winery. We’ll be serving a tasting menu of chocolate desserts paired with our award-winning Treleaven wines for $7 per person. Enjoy free live music, and food available for purchase. Stop by for a taste of your favorite Treleaven wines paired with a little bit of chocolate heaven!  Call ahead to reserve – 800-439-5271.

Date(s): 05/24/2014
Location: King Ferry Winery
658 Lake Rd.
King Ferry, NY 13081
Time: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Telephone: 800-439-5271
Email: info@treleavenwines.com
Website: Click here for more info »

Posted: Saturday, May 17th, 2014 @ 4:50 pm by Nakeia Endres
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The A.M.E. Zion Church hosts the Annual Harriet Tubman Pilgrimage. The 1st day begins at 9 am with a wreath laying ceremony at Tubman’s gravesite in Fort Hill Cemetery followed by a memorial service at the Harriet Tubman Home, 180 South Street with a guest speaker and concert by the A.M.E.Z. Chorale.

Date(s): 05/24/2014
Location: Fort Hill Cemetery & The Harriet Tubman Home
Auburn, NY 13021
Telephone: 315-252-2081
Website: Click here for more info »

Posted: Saturday, May 17th, 2014 @ 4:48 pm by Nakeia Endres
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