NORTH COUNTRY LIVE: Fall 2021 Series
Free art and music programs for the community via Zoom
- Growing the Arts in Your Community, Sept. 23 (Click to Watch). A conversation about how to use the power of art to engage and revitalize communities in the North Country.
- Capturing the Adirondacks in Photography, Sept 30 (Click to Watch). Learn tips and techniques from accomplished photographers on how to capture frame-worthy images of Adirondack life and landscapes.
- Wheeling and Dealing with Clay, Oct. 7. (Click to Watch). Hear stories of people who work in clay. Why did they get into it? What do they get out of it? We’ll talk about pottery as art, pottery for profit, and more.
- Making Money in the Graphic Arts – It is Possible! Oct 14. (Click to Watch). How can you turn your passion for drawing, illustration, graphics and animation into a career. Learn from those who’ve found success.
- Feel the Beat and Find Your Rhythm! Oct. 21. (Click to Watch) Join Johnna MacDougall -- wellness educator, massage therapist and Soma Beats founder – as she shares the healing and community-building power of African drumming, body percussion and more. Bring a drum, bucket or pot to bang on! All ages welcome. Bonus: Check out Johnna's recent project with Trestle Street in Saranac Lake.
- Exploring Traditional Adirondack Music, Oct. 28. Acclaimed songwriters and performers Peggy Lynn and Dan Berggren will explore the roots of Adirondack music, how it has tied people together and influenced the region’s culture.
- Building Community Through Music, Nov. 4. Learn how towns and villages in the Adirondacks have nurtured a vibrant and successful music scene, and how it has improved their communities.
What is North Country Live?
The mission of North Country Live is to present programs that foster intellectual exploration, spark conversation and enrich our communities. Hosted on Zoom by North Country Community College and its partners, North Country Live has provided more than 25 webinars, presentations and panel discussions since it was launched at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the spring of 2020. Wellness, personal finance, telecommuting, black history in the Adirondacks, recreation, environmental issues, and the history and traditions of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe are just a few of the topics covered by the series so far. More than 1000 people have registered for North Country Live programs since it was created.
You can view previous presentations by visiting the Video on Demand section of this page or visiting the college's YouTube channel.
If you have a question about North Country Live, contact Selina LeMay-Klippel, the college’s coordinator of career and technical education programs and curriculum development, or Chris Knight, the college's communications director.