25th Annual Civil War Weekend Begins with Screening of ‘Union Bound’

by Smithfield Community Association PETERBORO – On Friday June 9, at 7 PM, the film Union Bound will be introduced by both its director and producer and screened at the Smithfield Community Center at 5255 Pleasant Valley Road in Peterboro. The movie opens the 25th Annual Peterboro Civil War Weekend. The weekend is an educational and fund-raising event for the Smithfield Community Association (501c3) in Peterboro. Admission … Continue reading 25th Annual Civil War Weekend Begins with Screening of ‘Union Bound’

Utica to Celebrate World Refugee Day 2017

by Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees UTICA – The Mohaek Valley Resource Center for Refugees and Fidels Care invite the public to join them in celebrating World Refugee Day on Saturday, June 17th at Hanna Park at Utica City Hall from 12 PM until 4 PM. Utica, a city known as “The Town that Loves Refugees”, is an especially appropriate place to commemorate refugees’ … Continue reading Utica to Celebrate World Refugee Day 2017

Upcoming at OCHC: A Journey of 7,611 Miles

by Oneida County History Center UTICA – Bhutan is a multicultural country whose people speak a variety of languages and was a place of relative tranquility until the mid-1980s. The government’s adoption of the ‘One Nation, One People Policy’ displaced more than 100,000 Bhutanese Nepali whose language, culture, and traditions differed from those of the Buddhist ruling elites.  Bhutan effectively started forcing all Lhotshampas out … Continue reading Upcoming at OCHC: A Journey of 7,611 Miles

The Big Conversation Series Kicks Off With Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn

by The Other Side UTICA – Bill Ayers, retired Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar from the University of Illinois at Chicago, founder of Small Schools Workshop, the Center for Youth and Society, and, in the 1960’s in his opposition to US involvement in Vietnam, co-founder of Weather Underground, and his wife and co-activist, Bernardine Dohrn, will be featured speakers at The Other … Continue reading The Big Conversation Series Kicks Off With Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn

Upcoming: Akiko Rsuru-Joe Magnarelli Quartet at The Other Side

by Sojourner Staff On Friday, May 19 at 8:00 p.m. The Other Side gallery and community space in South Utica presents the Akiko Tsuruga-Joe Magnarelli Quartet. The evening’s performers are as follows: Akiko Tsuruga, Hammond organ Joe Magnarelli, trumpet Mike Dubaniewicz, saxophone Mike Melito drums Tickets are $15, $8 for students To reserve call 315-735-4825 or email kodomenico@verizon.net or stop by at Cafe Domenico, 2011 … Continue reading Upcoming: Akiko Rsuru-Joe Magnarelli Quartet at The Other Side

Oneida County History Center: The Invasion of New England into New York

UTICA – Liz Covart, host of Ben Franklin’s World: A Podcast about Early American History, will discuss the New England migration into New York State throughout the 18th and 19th centuries. Covart is a historian of early America who practices scholarly history, public history, and digital humanities.  This program takes place in the center’s main gallery on Saturday, April 29 starting at1:00 PM. The Oneida County … Continue reading Oneida County History Center: The Invasion of New England into New York

Wellin Museum Kids’ Event at Hamilton College: Edible Architecture

CLINTON – Hamilton College’s Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art will host a free Wellin Kids event onSaturday, May 6, at 2 p.m., at the museum. The event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served. In this STEAM-friendly activity, children will create edible architecture inspired by the Wellin Museum’s exhibition, Julia Jacquette: Unrequited and Acts of Play. Wellin Museum of Art … Continue reading Wellin Museum Kids’ Event at Hamilton College: Edible Architecture

Hamilton College F.I.L.M. Series: April Schedule

CLINTON – Hamilton College continues its spring F.I.L.M. (Forum on Image and Language in Motion) series, scheduled on Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m. in the Bradford Auditorium in the Kirner-Johnson Building on Hamilton’s campus. All events are free and open to the public. Listed below are the programs in April. Sunday, April 2: Yance Ford, in person, with Strong Island (2016) Yance Ford was a sophomore at Hamilton … Continue reading Hamilton College F.I.L.M. Series: April Schedule

Allies & Angels Co-Author Terri Cook to Lecture at Hamilton College

CLINTON – Terri Cook, co-author of Allies & Angels, a memoir about her transgender son, will deliver a lecture at Hamilton College on Tuesday, April 4, at 7 p.m., in the Chapel. The lecture is free and open to the public. Terri Cook and her husband and co-author Vince are the proud parents of two young men. However, for 15 years they believed they were raising … Continue reading Allies & Angels Co-Author Terri Cook to Lecture at Hamilton College

Wellin Museum Kids Event at Hamilton College

CLINTON – Hamilton College’s Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art will host a free Wellin Kids event on Saturday, April 1, at 2 p.m., at the museum. Children are invited to create beaded wind chimes inspired by the art artwork of contemporary artist Jeffrey Gibson. The event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served. Wellin Museum of Art Visitor Information: Wellin … Continue reading Wellin Museum Kids Event at Hamilton College