Coming up soon at the Westcott Theater Sophistafunk hosts the First Annual (315) Get Down. The show features four bands, three of which are local. On Saturday, March 15th at 8:00 p.m. you can see the Brownskin Band, Charley Orlando’s The Trio, Boston-based The Hornitz and of course, Syracuse’s own Sophistafunk. It’s a show that highlights local flavors of funk, jazz, soul, R&B, and blues and at just $12
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There’s plenty of art to check out in ‘Cuse but one place that often goes unnoticed by those outside the SU community is the SUArt Galleries. There’s always a new exhibit in the Schaffer Art Building and it’s always FREE. Not only that but they also pack in a huge number of exhibits at once. Right now across multiple venues, the Galleries are featuring ten exhibits. Each one features
Next up at Syracuse Stage is the comedy Chinglish, a play by Tony Award-winning David Henry Hwang that opened on Broadway in 2011. Syracuse Stage’s version officially opens on Friday, February 28th at 8:00 p.m. with shows running into mid-March. Chinglish premiered in Chicago, grabbing a four-star review from the Chicago Tribune and a spot on Time magazine’s best plays of the year list. On Broadway it garnered similar
It looks like electronic music is coming back strong in Syracuse. Hardwell, the #1 DJ in the World hits the F Shed on Tuesday, April 15th. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show begins at 8:00 p.m. Along with the celebrated Dutch progressive and electro house DJ/producer, two fellow EDM stars–Dannic and Dyro–will also appear. If you read my article about Markus Schulz coming to the Westcott Theater
On Wednesday, April 23rd the Westcott Theater hosts a truly monumental show by trance music megastar Markuz Schulz. The German-born American producer and world-famous DJ brings his high energy Scream 2 Tour to Syracuse. The Westcott has hosted big-name EDM shows before, but Markus Schulz hitting ‘Cuse isn’t something I saw coming. Ever. He’s a pioneer of the trance genre and a seasoned veteran in the international progressive trance
You can now buy City Dining Card decks through Syracuse Guru! This unique company sells a new kind of coupon and it’s grown very popular over the last few years. Instead of the standard, boring discount City Dining Cards created a very cool deck of cards–each card featuring a different restaurant. Present the card at the conclusion of your meal and you get $10 off assuming you spent $30
Syracuse is not the first place you think of when luxurious men’s fashion is the topic, but one store is actively changing the game. The Mr. Shop features handpicked items from the world’s top brands and now they’ve introduced custom and bespoke suiting. It’s not just another product, but an entire new department with a full service approach and the experts to ensure you get the perfect, custom fit.
There’s truly something for everyone going on in Syracuse this weekend! The list was huge but we narrowed it down to the best–starting with Kevin Nealon (!!) at Funny Bone, the Syracuse Area Music
On Saturday, March 8th from 10:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m. stop in at Kava Cafe for this great cafe and Ukrainian restaurant’s grand opening! It’s a locally owned spot that serves sandwiches, fine Ukrainian
Check out our picks for the weekend. No rankings this time, just lots of great things to do. Highly recommend Chinglish at Syracuse Stage, the Legends of Jazz Series, Dining Weeks deals, and Symphoria’s
Check out this insider video of Urban Life Crossfit. You’ll see everything this downtown fitness community has to offer including interviews with current members. There are dozens of gyms in Syracuse–find out why Urban
You’ve all seen Pharrell Williams’ “Happy.” Well, here’s the Syracuse version brought to you by NoexcusesSyr and the New Times. Enjoy!
I’m not totally sure what category to put this one under but on Thursday, February 27th at 6:00 p.m. the Landmark Theatre hosts the first ever Festival of the Fantastical Facial Follicle. This might
Monster Jam, the nation’s most popular monster truck tour is on its way back to ‘Cuse for 2014. On Saturday, March 8th at 7:00 p.m. the Carrier Dome will be amazingly transformed into a
University Union just announced the lineup for Block Party, the always hyped annual Syracuse University concert series. Each year at around this time the biggest SU affiliated concert is revealed. Headliners this year are
Lots of weekend picks here. Some live music, theatre by SU Drama, lots of art, and competing SU vs Duke screenings at the Palace and the Landmark–both are FREE. Take a look! Enjoy.
Our friends over at 325 Productions, a local video production company with a studio in SALT Quarters, are at it again with an inspiring film shot in Syracuse. You may recall last year’s “We
Finally it’s Friday. Here’s your weekend guide for February 14th through 16th. Check the list for a quick catch-up on what’s cool and worth doing in CNY. Put moe. at the F Shed on