This weekend there’s a long list of stuff to do. I highly recommend seeing Lotus at the F Shed. This awesome band is playing back-to-back Saturday and Sunday night shows. You’ve also got a few Oscar Wilde plays at Redhouse, plenty of sports, yoga and the Everson, and much more. Take a look.
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Salt City DISHES, the annual dinner and community project event is coming up on Sunday, February 8th at 5:00 p.m. This is one of my favorite events each year and if you’ve never been, it’s highly recommended. DISHES provides an excellent community-minded experience complete with gourmet food and drink, a welcoming vibe, and of course, several community project pitches and a popular vote based $1000 prize for the winners.
The next projection in Urban Video Project’s 2014-15 season is currently on exhibition. This time it’s a work by cross-disciplinary artist Xaviera Simmons entitled Number Sixteen. This one’s a bit longer than the normal works and clocks it at over an hour of unique, unedited performance footage. As usual you can drop by Everson Plaza Thursday through Saturday’s from dusk till 11:00 p.m. to catch this projection–runs through January
The Palace Theater is offering another chance to catch the Sundance Film Fest horror hit, The Babadook. The encore of the hyped, “scariest film ever” is on Friday, February 6th. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 7:00 p.m. This encore is not the 10K HD version, as the new projector install is ongoing. If you love horror movies and didn’t get to see the first
The long-running, multi award winning UK progressive trance outfit Above & Beyond returns to Syracuse after a few years, this time hitting the F Shed at the Market for a larger scale show. This one is going to be a really excellent show. It’s on Wednesday, February 18th, doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show’s at 8:00 p.m. Above & Beyond is a tremendous concert experience and a
My Lucky Tummy is back yet again with another food court style dining event featuring authentic food from around the globe. It’s on Saturday, January 31st from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at May Memorial Unitarian Universal Society (instead of Alibrandi Center). The event features a team of chefs and cooks from Syracuse’s immigrant and refugee communities who prepare a representative dish for their country of origin. Basically this
Attention all Guru readers! Our friends at Urban Life Spin have offered a COMPLIMENTARY RIDE at their indoor cycling studio to all Syracuse Guru friends, followers, and fans as part of the grand opening. Check out Syracuse’s newest spin class destination conveniently located in Urban Life Crossfit’s space at 1003 W. Fayette Street (Directions). No commitment necessary, just follow the steps
Introducing the Top Syracuse Events Guide. Here we’ll be compiling the entire month of fun events in Syracuse. Just like our Top Syracuse Concerts Guide, this comes out the first of each month. Our longer coverage will remain but we’re aiming to get 100% comprehensive for 2015. These guides will start with a bunch of events and we’ll be adding stuff in as new events come up. This is
Introducing the first ever Syracuse Guru Top Concerts Guide. We’ve got the simple details, along with photos, performance videos, and more to help you choose some great shows. Our in depth music coverage will remain but this guide will ensure you always know what concerts are coming to ‘Cuse. Each month we’ll be dropping this quick, comprehensive
The YMCA on Montgomery Street is offering a lineup of poetry readings from authors and poets of note. The Visiting Author Series runs through March in YMCA’s Downtown Writers Center. DWC is one of the area’s only literary arts centered community centers. It not only provides poetry readings, but also offers classes, workshops, and educational programs for young writers. Starting on Friday, January 23rd at 7:00 p.m. with poet
Weekend Guide: Lotus Performs at F Shed, Symphoria Masterworks, Redhouse Gone Wilde
Salt City DISHES 2015: 6th Annual Community Project Dinner at Clare Theater
Artist Xaviera Simmons’ Number Sixteen Featured at Urban Video Project
The Babadook Gets Encore Screening at Palace Theater
Above & Beyond Comes to the F Shed: World Class Progressive Trance in Syracuse
My Lucky Tummy: Global Cuisine from Syracuse’s Refugee and Immigrant Communities
Guru Readers, Get a FREE Ride at Urban Life Spin!
Top Syracuse Events Guide: January 2015
Top Syracuse Concerts Guide: January 2015
5 Poetry Readings Worth Attending at YMCA’s Downtown Writers Center
We’ve got 15 picks for this weekend in Syracuse. Top items include the awesome Vinyl Albums Live V, the CNY SCPA’s Paint, Drink and Be Merry fundraiser, Colin Aberdeen’s show at WCC, as well
We’ve got a pretty diverse list of things going on this weekend. CNY Playhouse’s Lend Me a Tenor premiers on Friday night, Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb perform as well. Definitely recommend Yoga with
This is undoubtedly one of the coolest live music experiences in the area. Vinyl Albums Live is back for the project’s 5th anniversary concert at the Palace Theater on Saturday, January 17th at 7:00
Brew & View at the Palace Theater presents a special HD screening of the much hyped Sundance Film Fest hit, The Babadook on Wednesday, January 14th at 7:00 p.m. The double feature film event
Because of the holidays and various New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day activities, the weekend is going to be a little less busy. We’ve picked from a limited list to give you some
We’ve got two main guides for New Year’s Eve in Syracuse, but this one rounds up a few more suggestions. There’s a great discount on wine at Al’s, Sophistafunk at Funk ‘n Waffles Downtown,
On Sunday, January 11th the popular Los Angeles livetronic/jam band Particle makes its way to the Westcott Theater. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show starts at 8. Soul Junction opens the show.
Weekend Guide’s out early because of Christmas, but there’s plenty to do this weekend. If you’ve got family visiting, there are so many ideal events to bring them to. Bunch of concerts, an art
On Friday, December 26th from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 40 Below is hosting a networking event at Benjamin’s on Franklin. It’s called Come Home To Syracuse and it’s geared towards anyone looking reconnect
New Year’s Eve is coming up fast so you’d better get a plan for dinner if you’re sticking around in ‘Cuse for the holiday. We’ve got 7 excellent restaurants to choose from this year.
On Monday, December 29th The New Riders of the Purple Sage performs at the Westcott Theater. The show starts at 8:00 p.m. with the opening band, Slug. This is another excellent show you should