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24-hour Carousel - A - Thon at Saranac Lake
SARANAC LAKE —24-Hour Carousel-A-Thon fundraiser to benefit the Adirondack Carousel, 2 Depot Street, noon (Aug. 23) to noon (Aug. 24).
The Adirondack Carousel will be partying all night and all through the day Aug. 23 - 24. There will be a theme party for every hour with radio host Paul Varga of WSLP 93.3 radio.
The event will include 24 hours of live auctions, a barbecue, midnight movies that will include “Grease,” jump houses and kid’s activities in the park, clowns, a “Ride-A-Thon” challenge and much more.
For complete schedule or for more information about the Carousel-A-Thon or the Adirondack Carousel go to adirondackcarousel.org or call 891-9521.
Funked Up Fairy Tales at Depot Theater
WESTPORT — “Funked Up Fairy Tales” opening performance to be held at the Depot Theater, 6705 Main Street, on Friday Aug. 16 at 8 p.m. Additional performances will be held through Aug. 25.
Funked Up Fairy Tales is a collection of delightfully twisted fairy tales for sophisticated children and grown-up kids. Welcome to the world of Titania, Faireetheeya, and Magikwanda, three street-smart teenage fairies with plenty of wise-cracking attitude - and a final Fairyland Academy exam that they must pass to graduate and earn their Happy Ending Crowns. In the process, they turn things upside-down, all to a soundtrack of genre-bending songs that all ages will be singing for days afterward. Funked Up Fairy Tales is an off beat cartoon brought to life onstage, with jokes, songs, and characters that will appeal to all ages, those young of years and those young of heart.
Tickets are $29. For more information call the theater at 962-4449.
Trench Town Oddities perform at Monopole
PLATTSBURGH — Trench Town Oddities will perform at the Monopole, 17 Protection Ave, at 10 p.m. on Aug. 23.
The acoustic rock band formed in early 2005. The Trench Town Oddities are the brainchild of Sean Harley, a reformed rocker who’s past claims to fame include sharing the stage with some of North America’s biggest acts (Sum41, April Wine, L.A. Guns, Voi Vod, ect), recording in world class studios (Metalworks, Phase One, Distortion), as well as having music picked up by various TV Shows (Witchblade).
The band’s sound comes from Sean Harley on VOX and guitar, and BIX on lead guitar and VOX, Kevin Gibeau on bass guitar, Shane Levac on drums, BJ Chicadee on drum tech.
For further information, visit the Days & Nights promotional website which includes streaming of the release in its entirety, videos for the first 2 singles, high resolution pictures, logos, contact info and much more go to http://DaysAndNights.TrenchTownOddities.com.
For more information call the Monopole at 563-2222.
Comedy Weekend at the LPCA
LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts Film Series features Laugh Out Loud Short Film Fest on Sunday, Aug. 25 at 7:30p.m.
Edgy, adult humor is the norm in this outrageous short film festival. In the style of traditional film festivals, the second annual Laugh Out Loud Short Film Fest features nine hilarious short comedies from some of the world’s best unknown filmmakers. These directors share their unabashed and outrageous views on familiar topics like relationships, drinking, and careers.
Tickets are $10 and available at the door. This program is presented as part of LPCA’s Comedy Weekend – 3 days of comedy for all tastes: Friday Night will feature The Upright Citizen’s Brigade Touring Company and Saturday Night will feature Stand-Up Comics Tony Deyo & Ross Bennett. Purchase a weekend pass for all three programs for $35 and save 15%. Purchase online at LakePlacidArts.org or by phone at 523-2512.
Rouses Point hosts final summer concerts
ROUSES POINT —The Rouses Point Outdoor State will host two final summer performances at the Lake Street. Performances will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Rouses Point Native and Nationally acclaimed opera singer will perform on Aug. 27 alongside yet to be announced nationally acclaimed Broadway performer. Laura Capitol, folk and bluegrass music performer, will also take the stage during the night.
The Back Porch Band will perform on Aug., 29 at the stage. They will bring their special blend of folk music and bluegrass.
In case of in climate weather, performances will be moved to the highway garage.
House on A Spring blasts at Waterhole
SARANAC LAKE — House on a Spring will perform for Party on the Patio free concert at the Waterhole, 48 Main Street, at 6 p.m. on Aug. 29.
House On A Spring is original conscious American roots reggae, dub, and hip-hop. Rhythm music for the soulful massive.
The musical lineup is built by Rob Dee on vocals and percussion, Matt Brown on guitar and vocals, Josh Russell on keys and melodica, Christopher “Bonky” Beattie on bass, Liam Shaughnessy on drums, Wes “Iq” Riggs on vocals, and Eric Spuhler on percussion.
Additional players and frequent collaborators include Timmy Farfaglia on guitar, vocals and melodica, Andrew Chapman on sax and percussion, Mooney Faugh on vocals, Laz Green on vocals, and Chris English on vocals and percussion.
For more information about the band or to hear clips of their music go to HouseonaSpring.BandCamp.com.