All articles by Blair Sylvester

Son will Perform in Museum Exhibiting Father’s Art

The Jon Poussette-Dart band will play Saturday, Dec. 13

The Jon Poussette-Dart band will play Saturday, Dec. 13, in the Museum of Art Root Sculpture Court at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica.



Fictional Thievery May Benefit Vera House

Skycron’s ‘The Undersigned’ looks to give back

Syracuse, Ottawa, MacGyver and Alias intersect with the Vera House in The Undersigned. The pilot episode, currently being filmed in Syracuse and Ottawa, also has a Kickstarter campaign seeking $10,000 to film the next two episodes.



Wigged Out

Behind the scenes at Syracuse Stage

Syracuse Stage’s production of Hairspray is set in Baltimore in the 1960s. Reporter Blair Sylvester spoke with the costume designers and wig designer about the work that goes into setting the stage.



Hacking Down Hunger and Homelessness

Civic Engagement Meets Tech

Hackers will converge upon Syracuse’s Tech Garden this weekend armed with technology and ready to develop applications that address hunger and homelessness.



Fashion Week Hits the Pavement

Syracuse Style is a big outdoor street party

Syracuse Fashion Week, the fall and spring showcase of the latest trends and new designer collections, went live Tuesday with window displays in the Landmark Theatre designed by local businesses and featuring live models.



Schoolhouse Rock at the Redhouse

“Education is embedded into everything we do”

Three years ago, Redhouse Education Director Marguerite Mitchell was approached by a social worker thrilled that Rock Camp was being offered. One of the social worker’s clients was interested in making music but was failing classes. Mitchell gave the difficult student a scholarship to attend the camp.



Familiar Musicians Return for Skaneateles Festival

Week 4 of the Festival

The fourth week of the Skaneateles Festival features festival veterans East Coast Chamber Orchestra and Time for Three playing in an intimate and friendly environment.



Sumo Wrestling Comes to Turning Stone

There will be 45 matches at the event at Turning Stone.

A sumo seven league of nations will descend on Turning Stone Resort and Casino for a round-robin All-Star sumo wrestling event on Saturday, July 19. Contestants from Japan, Mongolia, Russia, Poland, New Zealand, Egypt and the U.S. will compete to win an All-Star title.