Ithaca's Winter Wonderland: the 14850 Magazine so-long-to-winter contest

Ithaca's Winter Wonderland: the 14850 Magazine so-long-to-winter contest

Winter is over. No, really! The vernal equinox reaches Ithaca at 6:45pm EDT today, March 20th. Even if it's snowing, we're celebrating spring by looking back at winter with our Winter Wonderland contest.

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Award-winning folk duo Jay Ungar and Molly Mason return to Ithaca

Award-winning folk duo Jay Ungar and Molly Mason return to Ithaca

The award-winning talent of Jay Ungar and Molly Mason returns to Ithaca on Friday March 27 at 8pm, ten years after their last performance here. Their show will take place on the third floor of the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA).

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Tickets go on sale Friday for three Phish shows at Watkins Glen International this summer

Tickets go on sale Friday for three Phish shows at Watkins Glen International this summer

Phish has announced their 2015 summer tour, including a three-day festival this August at Watkins Glen International. Tickets for the "Magnaball" festival go on sale at noon eastern time this Friday, March 20th.

The festival, which runs from August 21-23, is part of a tour that begins in Bend, Oregon on July 21st and wraps up in Commerce City, Colorado on September 6th. General admission weekend passes will cost $225 for all attendees, age 6 and up. Children 5 and under will be admitted free.

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Opening Night: A comedy of errors in funeral planning on the Kitchen Theatre stage

Opening Night: A comedy of errors in funeral planning on the Kitchen Theatre stage

Should funerals be funny? It can be uncomfortable to think of them that way, but some of the most cathartic funerals involve deep laughs as friends and family recount tales of the dearly departed.

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Fifth edition of Cosmic Joke Collective warms up Lot 10 this weekend

Fifth edition of Cosmic Joke Collective warms up Lot 10 this weekend

When life gives you lemons, turn those lemons into art. Well, that’s the idea behind the fifth edition of the Cosmic Joke Collective. The theme for this month is “Love, Pain & Laughter -- in no particular order.”

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Tax-supported Ithaca tourism web site suggests visiting Florida Keys instead

Tax-supported Ithaca tourism web site suggests visiting Florida Keys instead

They're probably kidding. But visitithaca.com, the tourism web site supported by local municipalities and tax dollars, has added a pop-up to their site suggesting travelers contemplating Ithaca should visit the Florida Keys instead.

"Due to this ridiculously stupid winter," the web site pop-up says, "Ithaca invites you to visit The Keys this week." 

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Mayor Myrick: New direction needed for drug policy in Ithaca

Mayor Myrick: New direction needed for drug policy in Ithaca

The decades long war on drugs has led to mass incarceration, staggering racial disparities, and a general erosion of trust within communities. Drug policies have ravaged communities all over the nation, and unfortunately, Ithaca has also been touched. Amid rising overdose fatalities, upswings in property crime, and family disruptions, a new direction for drug policy in Ithaca is desperately needed.

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Cornell Cinema offering Oscar nominated short documentaries this Tuesday

Cornell Cinema offering Oscar nominated short documentaries this Tuesday

It's not too hard to see the commercial releases that wind up with Academy Award nominations. In a town with a movie theatre like Cinemapolis, it's not even too hard to see some of the really obscure features. The shorts aren't as easy to find, and that's where Cornell Cinema comes in.

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Local and visiting comedians will take over Downtown Ithaca in first Finger Lakes Comedy Festival

Local and visiting comedians will take over Downtown Ithaca in first Finger Lakes Comedy Festival

It’s bound to be a big weekend in Ithaca, as the three-day-long Finger Lakes Comedy Festival kicks off on Thursday, February 5th, joining the spicy Chili Cook-Off as a winter entertainment staple. The festival takes place at various venues around downtown, and features more than 50 comics from all over the country. Venues include Lot 10, The Chanticleer, Big Time Barbershop, and Kilpatrick’s.

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Cornell Folk Song Society brings popular fiddler to campus this weekend

Cornell Folk Song Society brings popular fiddler to campus this weekend

Fiddler Lissa Schneckenburger takes over Cornell’s Willard Straight Hall Memorial Room on Saturday, January 24 at 5pm. Schneckenburger will be joined in concert by guitarist Bethany Waickman. 

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105 South Fulton Street
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