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A Show Business Tale of Two Cities: The Shea Vaudeville Venues in Buffalo and Toronto

A success story recounts the rise of Mike Shea, a dock worker who, with his brother Jerry, became the leading impresarios in Buffalo and Toronto. This saga in sepia of a long lost world also spotlights performers and audience during vaudeville's heyday in the last 19th and early 20th centuries.

Presented by Mary Buckley; retired child welfare professional, history buff, and member of E-SU Syracuse Branch.

 

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Theatre as a Profession: January 11, 2014

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James A. Clark; Associate Dean Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts presented the story of Syracuse Stage from the times of Arthur Storch. Syracuse Stage hosts the annual Shakespeare Workshop and Competition.

 
 

Holiday Celebration December 14, 2013

The Belle Aire Trio Handbell Choir helped to ring in the Yuletide Season.

 
 

The Piano in Concert: November 9, 2013

The piano has a warmth, range and level of control unlike any other instrument, especially when it is played by a master pianist who has had years of teaching and lecturing in Central New York and concertizing widely across the United States.  Presented by Steven Rosenfeld, PhD Pianist and Teacher Colgate University

 
 

October 12, 2013 - The Rothschild Apothecary Museum

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Medicines of the 1900's were both legitimate and fraudulent. Important medicines of the time were among the deadliest poisons known. Great fortunes were made from some of the proprietary medicines which at one time sat side by side with snake-oils and other deceptive concoctions.

Presented by, H. Ernest Hemphill
Emeritus Associate Professor, Biology Syracuse University.

 

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