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The Times They Are A-Changin’

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Story by Jon Cerio GEDDES, NY —  To quote legendary singer/songwriter Bob Dylan, “things have changed”  at the Lakeview Amphitheater.  With only a few days left before Mr. Dylan and the Zac Brown Band kick off the venue’s second summer series, crews were busy fine-tuning the grounds. “We’ve gotta hang one more video screen down there, […]

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Arts , Central New York , Community , Government

How Joe Driscoll’s Winding Path Has Lead Him to Local Politics

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By Chris Lucey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – The career path for politicians today often crosses through law school and a high profile, lucrative corporate job before reaching public office. However, Joe Driscoll traded the suit and tie for guitars and loop pedals in his candidacy for Common Council, and it’s provided him a unique advantage. Driscoll […]

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Arts , Business , Central New York , Community , Consumer , food

Web Extra: NY Bill Would Let Movie Theaters Sell Alcohol

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By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Moviegoers in New York may be able to buy alcoholic beverages at theaters soon. According to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive budget, a new bill would permit alcoholic beverage sales in licensed movie theaters under certain conditions. While last year’s theatrical market statistics, by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), showed an increase in global box office […]

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Arts , Business , Central New York , Community , History , Music , Non-profit , Spring 2017 , Things to do , tourism

Landmark Theatre Sees Large Audiences and Financial Stability in Future

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By Lisa Nho SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Groundbreaking construction of Syracuse’s largest theater began nearly 90 years ago. Eight stories tall and with 3,000 seats, the Landmark Theatre was built with the intention of leaving a historical and cultural impact on the local community. Support from the community has stayed strong through all of the ups […]

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Arts , Central New York , Spring 2017 , Things to do

First ever city-wide SUArt exhibition questions status quo

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By Javier Romero SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse University is showcasing the work of 29 candidates for its Masters of Fine Arts in the exhibition “Let´s be Dragons”. The collection, which features paintings, sculptures, ceramics, illustrations and other forms of art, hopes to challenge established structures that limit individuality and uniqueness. The freedom given to […]

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The signs that the protesters held read "Art Matters."(c) 2017 Candace Higgins
Arts , Central New York , Education , Non-profit , Politics

Syracuse residents defend the arts at this week’s ‘Trump Tuesdays’

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By Candace Higgins SYRACUSE, NY (N.C.C News) – This week’s Tump Tuesdays riled up citizens, young and old, in defense against the Trump administration’s proposed policy to dramatically cut funding for the arts and public broadcasting. Almost everyone in the crowd held signs displaying their love and appreciation for the arts. The founder of Syracuse’s Jazz […]

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Arts , International , Music , Things to do

Brazilian Artists Bring Special Kind of Guitar Music to Syracuse

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By Javier Romero SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News)  Syracuse University is hosting a Brazilian guitar concert Tuesday night, April 4, featuring three of the most renowned Brazilian guitarists in the United States. Dr. Silvia Lazo, a professor in the Arts & Music History Department in Syracuse University, is organizing the event to bring live music to students […]

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Syracuse by the Numbers

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Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2017 Broadcast and Digital Journalism graduate students at the Newhouse School. Similar to explainer journalism produced by professionals, these stories clarify the more complex facets of news stories, provide deeper background, or explain in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works […]

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Arts , Central New York , Community , Government

President Trump’s New Budget Cuts on Arts Bring Out Reactions From Locals

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By Lisa Nho SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — As the newest President of the United States, Donald Trump has recently unveiled his first budget plan. To balance out the national budget, the President would increase spending for certain government agencies but would decrease spending for other popular programs: defense spending would increase while community program spending would then decrease. President […]

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Is Syracuse CNY’s Hot New Concert Destination?

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By Elijah Shama SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) In a packed concert hall, hundreds danced and sang along to California indie rock band Young the Giant. The Monday night concert was held at the F Shed in Syracuse. The band’s decision to play Syracuse might be due in part to the city’s growing music scene. Syracuse University music professor and local radio […]

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