Homecoming Players launch 2014-2015 season with Sedaris concert reading

Homecoming Players launch 2014-2015 season with Sedaris concert reading

The Homecoming Coming Players will launch their 2014-2015 season with The Book of Liz, written by Amy Sedaris and David Sedaris. The Players will hold two performances on October 20th and October 21st at 7:30pm at the Kitchen Theatre, as a part of the Kitchen Sink Series.

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Where do you buy gas? A 14850 Magazine poll

Where do you buy gas? A 14850 Magazine poll

Where do you buy gas for your car, truck, or motorcycle? Ithaca has name-brand gas stations, regional chains, discount gas stations, and supermarket or discount store gas stations.

Do you pick solely on price? Convenience to your location at the moment? Or a variety of factors? Are you willing to pay extra to use your credit card? Do you stick to cash to avoid the fee, or find a gas station that charges the same for cash or credit?

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Music and more as Cosmic Joke Collective hosts its inaugural Ithaca show this weekend

Music and more as Cosmic Joke Collective hosts its inaugural Ithaca show this weekend

In 18th- and 19th-century France, artists and performers of all sorts became known, and became popular, by attending and participating in the Salons, an opportunity to get new work, or works in progress, in front of an audience looking for novelty. That's the tradition behind the upcoming debut of the Cosmic Joke Collective at Lot 10 in Downtown Ithaca.

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Crisp fall weekend in store to kick off Finger Lakes Craft Cider Week with Ithaca's Apple Harvest Festival

Crisp fall weekend in store to kick off Finger Lakes Craft Cider Week with Ithaca's Apple Harvest Festival

Looks like a beautiful crisp fall weekend is in store for the Ithaca area, and what better time to take in the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the Apple Harvest Festival held in Downtown Ithaca -- now in its 32nd year! If you’ve lived for any length of time in the Finger Lakes, you’ve probably heard of the festival, which runs from October 3rd-5th this year.

What you might not have heard of is that this time, for the third year in a row, Finger Lakes Craft Cider Week celebrates one of our country’s oldest alcoholic beverages, hard cider.

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National Day of Protest Against Rape Culture comes to Cornell on Tuesday afternoon

National Day of Protest Against Rape Culture comes to Cornell on Tuesday afternoon

On Tuesday, September 30th at 5 pm, members of the Cornell community will take to Ho Plaza to participate in the National Day of Protest Against Rape Culture. "Rape culture," as it’s referred to by the organizers of the protest, is defined as a culture in which rape is pervasive and normalized, where rape is accepted as an everyday occurrence and therefore inevitable.

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Civil Warriors screening helps commemorate 150 years of Ithaca history

Civil Warriors screening helps commemorate 150 years of Ithaca history

As Ithaca celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Tompkins County Library, PhotoSynthesis Productions plans a special pre-screening of their film Civil Warriors, telling the true story of 26 African-American men who enlisted in the US Colored Troops during the Civil War around 150 years ago, as well.

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As Ithaca deals with police concerns, Civic Ensemble stages a creative expression of community voices

As Ithaca deals with police concerns, Civic Ensemble stages a creative expression of community voices

This Friday, Civic Ensemble opens the curtains on "Safety," a play spanning two weekends that will include a mini-tour of Ithaca, the Cornell and Ithaca College Campuses, the Latino Festival, and Calvary Baptist Church.

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A little here, a little there -- Porchfest a great way to sample popular and lesser-known music

A little here, a little there -- Porchfest a great way to sample popular and lesser-known music

The eighth annual Porchfest is happening this Sunday, September 14th throughout Ithaca’s Fall Creek and Northside neighborhoods. Starting at noon and going all day, the spread-out block party features some of Ithaca’s favorite musicians as well as a display of lesser seen ensembles. 

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Downtown movie shop lays an egg with comedic screening of Howard the Duck

Downtown movie shop lays an egg with comedic screening of Howard the Duck

It may be the worst movie ever made. "Howard the Duck" nearly sank George Lucas's empire, and it's the third outing for Downtown Ithaca's Movie Poster Store in its series of comedic-roast movie screenings. Ithaca movie reviewer and comedian Bryan VanCampen will host a screening of the 1986 comic book movie with comedic commentary.

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Busy Friday on the Ithaca music scene features Sim Redmond Band, 5j Barrow, and the New York Rock

Busy Friday on the Ithaca music scene features Sim Redmond Band, 5j Barrow, and the New York Rock

Fire up Stewie's time machine! You'll need to be in more than one place tonight if you want to see all the amazing music that will grace I-Town on this summery eve.

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