All articles by Christopher Malone

10 Things to Make Your Memorial Day

Things to do Memorial Day weekend in CNY

Happy Memorial Day, everyone! Many people will frequent and enjoy our town's and village's parades on Sunday and Monday, but in case you're looking for other things to enjoy this weekend, here's what's coming up.



10 Ways to Treat Your Mother

10 things in the Central New York region that you and mom can enjoy together.

Looking for something a little different than the standard Mother's Day happenings? Here are 10 things in the Central New York region that you and mom can enjoy together.



The Swans Take Flight

Syracuse City Ballet presents Swan Lake May 15 + 16

"It's never just black and white" emphasizes this year's Syracuse City Ballet's performances of Swan Lake.



Syracuse Spring Fest ‘In Short’

Sunday’s short films took place at 1 p.m., and they were a definitive highlight.

For those who missed Spring Fest 2015 at The Palace Theatre: You missed out on a lot. Even attending one day, Sunday, wasn't enough. require(["mojo/signup-forms/Loader"], function(L) { L.start({"baseUrl":"mc.us8.list-manage.com","uuid":"85d2ba0025c653b3e192092c1","lid":"f3647e1ce0"}) })



Five Questions, One Minute: Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds

Hailing from the Catskill Mountain region, and the band blossomed in New York City

A small tremor was  felt around the Syracuse the evening of Friday, April 17. Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds took to the Westcott Theater stage. I was able to steal a minute of the Kincheloe siblings' time after the show, checking in to see how their tour is going?



Five Questions, One Minute: Oliver Wood

Oliver Wood of The Wood Brothers

On Friday April 10, The Westcott Theater welcomed back The Wood Brothers to Syracuse. I saw them for the first time a year and a half ago at the same venue. Although a healthy attendance encouraged their return, this proved to be a sold-out show that kicked off with Willie Watson. Watson did join the trio in the middle of their show, but his one-man high-energy show proved to be more than just a vital opener. His switching from acoustic guitar to banjo almost every other song paired well with his charismatic stage presence.



Real Versus Make-believe: A Conversation with Martin Casella

Casella’s role in Poltergeist was a dream come true.

April 18, 2015 marks the 10-year Anniversary of Salt City Horror Fest at the Palace Theatre (2384 James St.). Eight feature films will be shown in the 35mm format, and a special Rochester-based bonus will be screened at 10 p.m.. Enjoy all of the films for $20 (in advance) or $25 (at the door) from noon to the wee hours of the morning. Doors will open at 11 a.m. There will be food trucks available outside and in the parking lot. Comedian Alex Bidwell will take the stage at 7:15 p.m. 



Poltergeist’s Oliver Robins to Visit Salt City Horror Fest

Oliver Robins will be appearing in-person at the Salt City Horror Fest

April 18, 2015 marks the 10-year Anniversary of Salt City Horror Fest at the Palace Theatre (2384 James St.). Eight feature films will be shown in the 35mm format, and a special Rochester-based bonus will be screened at 10 p.m.. Enjoy all of the films for $20 (in advance) or $25 (at the door) from noon to the wee hours of the morning. Doors will open at 11 a.m.. There will be food trucks available outside and in the parking lot. Comedian Alex Bidwell will take the stage at 7:15 p.m.. 



Sole Jam: Sneaker Convention Skids Through Year Two

The second annual CNY Sole Jam took place on Sunday March 29 at the OnCenter.

The second annual CNY Sole Jam took place on Sunday March 29 at the OnCenter. As soon as the doors of the event center were opened, a blast of beats being spun by Da Chef emanated from the space like heat waves off the hot summer pavement.



Filming for a Cause: Blue Chips and Hoosiers Screening at The Palace

Proceeds will benefit the City of Syracuse youth basketball league

Central New York fans from around the globe may be disappointed by the recent developments regarding Syracuse University men's basketball. Although Syracuse and Duke are not playing each other, The Palace Theatre will still be showing some hoops on the big screen.