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Saint George Macedonian Church Hosting an Ethnic Festival

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Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Saint George Macedonian Church in Syracuse will be hosting its 15th Annual Macedonian Ethnic Festival this weekend. This festival will highlight the Macedonian’s history, faith, and cuisines. During this event, there will be young children performing the traditional dance called the kikta. “The new generation learning the Macedonia focal and […]

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Prost! Oktoberfest is coming to CNY!

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Sara Bonadies SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) –  The German American Society of Central New York is set to host its 57th Oktoberfest at Long Branch Park in Liverpool this weekend. The festival’s highlights include German food and drinks, as well as performances from the Harmony Katz Barbershop Chorus, the Bavarian Brothers and Enzian Bavarian Dancers. Senator John DeFrancisco will kick-off the […]

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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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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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Central New York , Education , Music , Things to do

College Students Share Secrets To Paying For College

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By Zach Allen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Paying for college continues to get harder and harder. Today, students are looking to music to help them afford their education.   “DJing is basically my substitute for a part-time job to pay for everything,” said Benji Sheinman, a student at Syracuse University. Sheinman has been drawn to […]

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Arts , Central New York

High-tech Tools May Help Save Some Orchestras

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By Rebekah Boulos FAYETTEVILLE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) –It’s no secret that symphonies across America have been struggling to keep their music flowing.  Some orchestras are turning to high-tech tools to reach a wider audience. But for some smaller orchestras, high-tech just isn’t generating high interest. Every Monday night teachers, doctors, lawyers, and others. gather in […]

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Hancock Airport Offers Entertainment for Travelers, Resources for Locals

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By Daniel Mantooth SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — As flyers prepare their plans for one of the busiest travel seasons of the year, Syracuse’s Hancock International Airport is attempting to make it less stressful for them. It will open a TSA PreCheck enrollment center on Friday, where travelers can apply for the expedited security check […]

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Arts , Education , Health

New Drumming Technique to Help People With Autism

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Parents and professionals joined three-times platinum music artist Jim Donovan Monday at Le Moyne College for an exclusive training session on how to use music to engage people with autism. Donovan, who is now a Saint Francis University professor, said “Percussion Intervention” evolved from his research about drumming and attention spans. “We wanted to study specifically attention to task,” Donovan said. “So […]

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Anna Lilikas: A Maestro of Music With A Master’s In Music Education

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By Lauren Winfrey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – There’s something wonderful about music. It moves us, shapes us, and connects us to the world. In the case of one particular graduate student at Syracuse University, through music, she has traveled, helped children, formed friendships, and even a romantic relationship. That student is Anna Lilikas, a New […]

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