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On the corner of North Salina Street in Syracuse, New York stands a fanciful red brick building with a big round tower. From its castle in the midst of the culturally diverse and exciting North Side neighborhood, Open Hand Theater’s International Mask and Puppet Museum provides a doorway into a whole world of mask, and puppetry theater, and the borderless world of the human imagination.

The Open Hand Theater, Inc
518 Prospect Avenue,
Syracuse, New York 13208

Tel: 315-476-0466
FAX: 315-472-2578
Email: Info@openhandtheater.org

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2007 @ 12:36 pm by Curt
Filed under: History & Arts,Kid's Stuff Village


The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse

The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Inc. is a professional, not-for-profit theatre comprised of two unique creative entities with a combined budget of $2.4 million: The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse Musical Theatre and the Merry-Go-Round Youth Theatre. The Playhouse is funded, in part, by the New York State Council for the Arts, Cayuga County, the City of Auburn, area businesses, local foundations and our patrons. The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse is dedicated to making live theatre an integral part of the lives of the people of New York State.

The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse | 17 William St., 2nd Floor | Auburn, NY 13021 | 315-255-1785 | info@merry-go-round.com

Posted: Saturday, November 24th, 2007 @ 1:51 pm by Curt
Filed under: History & Arts


Auburn, New York

Tour the homes of Harriet Tubman
and William Seward. View a Tiffany
interior at The Willard Memorial Chapel.
Investigate the birthplace of talking films
at Case Research Lab; enjoy changing exhibits
at the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center.

131 Genesee Street
Auburn, NY 13021
Phone Toll-Free: 1-877-343-0002 or 315-258-9820

More here

Posted: Sunday, October 14th, 2007 @ 10:46 am by Curt
Filed under: History & Arts


Made in New York, Made in Skaneateles, NY

Posted: Saturday, July 7th, 2007 @ 8:47 am by Curt
Filed under: History & Arts


Western New York Gas & Steam Engine Association

Western New York Gas & Steam Engine Assoc.
DESCRIPTION:   The Western New York Gas and Steam Show Association now has over 1,300 members. Each year, more than 30,000 people visit the associations annual event, which is held September 8-11 this year. The purpose of the men and women of the Western New York Gas & Steam Show Association is to preserve and educate, all those it can, about antique internal engines, steam traction tractors/engines and a variety of engines and equipment representing yesteryear. This is held in Alexander, right off of Rt 20 in Genesee County.
ADDRESS:   Gillatte Rd
Alexander, NY 14005
PHONE:   716-886-2423
WEB:   www.alexandersteamshow.com

Posted: Wednesday, July 4th, 2007 @ 1:50 pm by Curt
Filed under: History & Arts