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Syracuse Opera presents Puccini’s “La Boheme”

La Bohème features large replicas of Impressionist art and posters as part of the scenery; and a series of art song recitals based on works of art in the exhibit to be performed in the galleries and in the Everson Museum’s Hosmer Auditorium.

La Bohème will be performed on October 23 and 25, 2009, in the John H. Mulroy Civic Center Theaters at Oncenter. The central work in Turner to Cézanne is Renoir’s La Parisienne. The Syracuse Opera plans to recreate Renoir’s art onstage as one of Mimi’s costumes.

Adriana Zabala has created a program called “L’heure exquise”, musical impressions from Turner to Cézanne that pairs 10 works in the exhibit with art songs by Elgar, Debussy, Ravel, Fauré and Duparc set to the poetry of Verlaine, Hugo and Moréas, among others.

There will be performances both in the galleries with the actual paintings and in the Everson’s recital hall where we will project images of the paintings. The recitals will take place in mid-November, in collaboration with the Everson Museum’s exhibition schedule.

10/23/2009, 10/25/2009

Mulroy Civic Center at Oncenter
800 S. State St.
Syracuse, NY 13202

8:00 pm 10/23; 2:00 pm 10/25

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Posted: Saturday, October 17th, 2009 @ 12:18 pm by Curt
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a campaign to help create a new brand for Auburn, entitled: History’s Hometown. The City of Auburn’s Historic & Cultural Sites Commission and the Downtown Auburn Business Improvement District invite you to join them for a free presentation to learn more about the new brand and learn how your organization can take part in this exciting initiative. The presentation will be held Wednesday, October 21st, 10:00 a.m. at the Holiday Inn, Auburn. Please RSVP by October 19th to Jesse Kline at jesse@tourcayuga.com or 315.255.1658.

Posted: Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 @ 3:48 pm by Curt
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Help us celebrate Onondaga County’s Convention & Visitors Bureau’s prestigious Pinnacle Award -

and bring your colleagues!

The Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau (SCVB) has some excellent news to share. We invite you and your colleagues to join us as we celebrate our seventh year of being awarded Successful Meetings Magazine prestigious Pinnacle Award. The SCVB is the only CVB in New York State to receive the coveted award this year. Likened to other highly regarded travel awards like the Mobile 5-Star and the AAA 5-Diamond, the Pinnacle Award is a validation of our efforts through top-quality service to make the Greater Syracuse Area a superior meetings destination.

On October 7, 2009 at 10 a.m., a representative of Successful Meetings will present the 2009 Pinnacle Award to the staff of the SCVB. We invite our friends and colleagues to witness this impressive industry endorsement and celebrate the continued success of the bureau. You may be interested in what some of our clients have said about the SCVB’s services:

“The Syracuse CVB is an invaluable asset to the Syracuse Nationals, and a key reason why we have grown to one of the largest car shows in the US. Our success is a direct result of the CVB having the tools, and professional staff necessary to effectively communicate and engage the people and businesses of Syracuse.”

-Bob O’Connor, Right Coast Association/Syracuse Nationals

“We were impressed with the level of support available from contacting hotels, nametag creation, to staffing our registration table. If we become involved with planning another event we will definitely contact your staff. You definitely “surprised” us in a very good way!”

-Pauline Lynch Shostack, SUNY Librarians Association


WHAT: Reception/Press Conference with complimentary snacks and refreshments.

WHEN: October 7, 2009 at 10 – 11 a.m. (Award at 10 a.m.)

WHERE: The Greater Syracuse Chamber of Commerce 572 S. Salina Street, Downtown.

RSVP: By Tuesday, October 6. Call Linda Woodrow at 315-470-1913 or LWoodrow@VisitSyracuse.org

We look forward to seeing you October 7!

In Celebration,

David Holder

SCVB President

Linda Woodrow
Executive Coordinator of Marketing & Office Services
Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau
Div. of the Greater Syracuse Chamber of Commerce
572 S. Salina Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
800-234-4797 x1913

Facebook: www.Facebook.com/SyracuseNY
Twitter: www.Twitter.com/SyracuseNY
Myspace: www.Myspace.com/VisitSyracuse

Posted: Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 @ 10:14 am by Curt
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Anyela’s Vineyards Annual Halloween Party

Friday, October 30, 2009 
7:00 PM to 11 pm
Anyela’s Vinyards
2433 West Lake Rd.
Skaneateles, NY 13152
(315) 685-3797
Email: events@anyelasvineyards.com
URL: http://www.anyelasvineyards.com

Anyela’s Vineyards Annual Halloween Party featuring music and dancing by DJ, Great Music Company. $10.00 per person

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 @ 5:33 pm by Lynn
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Give Peace a Chance November 5th – 7th

This event is a community-making venture of the Cayuga County Chapter of the American Red Cross (CCARC), Auburn Public Theater and other partners exploring peace in our lives.

The educational component of Give Peace a Chance includes movies, lectures, trainings, educational offerings and workshops.

Total Diversity Workshop
Thursday, November 5 from 9AM – 4PM
Cayuga County Red Cross, 11 State Street

Learn how to interact peacefully and respectfully in your community.
Cost: $10 / Registration by October 29 to CCARC

Friday, November 6 from 7PM – 10PM
Auburn Public Theater, Exchange Street Mall

Pre-movie commentary by peace expert at 7PM with movie to follow at 8PM
Cost: $8 purchased at the door

Movie repeated Saturday, November 7 at 8PM (no lecture)
Cost: $5 purchased at the door

“How Racism Impacts Us – Here, There & Everywhere”
Saturday, November 7 at 1PM
Auburn Public Theater, Exchange Street Mall

Led by Community Wide Dialogues in Syracuse
Cost: $5 purchased at the door

International Humanitarian Law Training
Sunday, November 8th from 2PM – 5PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William Street

Explore the role of global peacemaking organizations.
Cost: $10 / Registration by October 29 to CCARC

CCARC is still accepting vendors for a Peace Bazaar scheduled for Friday, November 6 from 5 – 9 pm and Saturday, November 7 from 10 am – 4 pm in the Atrium of Genesee Center, downtown. Booth rental is $30 and includes an 8’table. Reservations for one or more booths must be received by October 22nd.

The Peace Bazaar offers an opportunity for the community to shop globally and conscientiously at booths filled with Fair Trade items; recycled goods; specialty and ethnic foods; coffees and teas; jewelry; baskets and household goods; textiles; clothing and accessories; books, literature and much more. Practitioners will also offer chair massages, yoga, peace crane workshops, plus live music and children’s activities.

On Saturday night after the Bazaar, the event culminates with a cocktail party and dynamic concert Jazz for Peace, performed by internationally known musician, Rick Della Ratta and his band, which unite people and communities through jazz.

Jazz for Peace Concert
Saturday, November 7
Auburn Public Theater, Exchange Street

Buffet & Cash Bar at 6PM / Concert at 8PM
Cost: $60 per person

To purchase tickets for the Jazz for Peace concert visit www.auburnpublictheater.com or contact the APT Box Office at 315-253-6669. For general information or class registration contact the Cayuga County Chapter of the American

Posted: Thursday, October 1st, 2009 @ 3:33 pm by Curt
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