Junk in Your Trunk Becomes Stylish Funk

Junk in Your Trunk Becomes Stylish Funk

Posted on Jun 12, 2014 in Area Fun!, Local Arts

If Corning artist Amelia Harnas ever happens to help you with cleaning your office, home or car (AKA “fixing your hoarding problem”), rest assured your precious sentimental valuables (AKA “your  junk”) won’t meet their demise in the county landfill. Instead, they’ll likely meet a loftier end, repurposed as haute coutour. That’s what happened to an inherited IKEA lamp […]

It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again…

It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again…

  Point: Hey, remember the last episode of HBO’s The Sopranos? Counter-Point: Yeah, the one everyone hated? P: No, the one that ended in the middle of that Journey song. C-P: That’s the one. P: I always loved the end of that show C-P: You know, most people hated it.  Especially those who didn’t watch […]

Spamalot is the Perfect High School Musical

Spamalot is the Perfect High School Musical

Posted on Apr 5, 2014 in Best of Corning, Local Arts

I can say with some authority that this production of Spamalot was one of the best student performances I have ever seen.

Painting With Wine| Amelia Fais Harnas

Painting With Wine| Amelia Fais Harnas

Posted on Apr 2, 2014 in Local Arts

It’s fitting that the first time I met Corning artist Amelia Fais Harnas was through mutual friends at The Cellar.  We didn’t talk about her art, so when I came across this article about an artist from Corning, NY, who painted with wine, I didn’t realize we had met. I immediately called the most attractive local […]

Local Art Plug | Mikey Truskolaski

Local Art Plug | Mikey Truskolaski

Posted on Jan 20, 2014 in Local Arts

Have you seen these paintings? They are on the walls at Holme’s Plate. Some friends and I went there after CMoG’s 2300° and I overheard people talking about them, so I thought I’d give the artist a plug, because 1) He’s a blog fan and 2) I have one of his paintings hanging in my […]

Outsider Art @ 171

Outsider Art @ 171

Posted on Jan 16, 2014 in Area Fun!, Local Arts

The ARTS Council is now featuring several local outsider artists in a full exhibit at 171 Cedar Arts in Corning, titled Salvaged: Outsider Art in the Southern Tier.