Archive for August, 2013

On the Street (at the Fair)

Saturday, August 31st, 2013
Marines (David & Goliath)

Marines (David & Goliath)

The New York State Fair remains one of the best places to visit if you are into street photography.
Baby Face

Baby Face

Captain America: The Lizard

Captain America: The Lizard

Ms. Dragonfly

Ms. Dragonfly

Hilby: The Skinny German Juggle Boy

Hilby: The Skinny German Juggle Boy

Coppertone Twins near the Colonnade: Living Statues

Coppertone Twins near the Colonnade: Living Statues

Dance for the City

Saturday, August 31st, 2013
Members of the Dance Theater of Syracuse, under the direction of Brandon Ellis, showed some of their warm-up routine at the Pan-African Village on Friday.

Members of the Dance Theater of Syracuse, under the direction of Brandon Ellis, showed some of their warm-up routine at the Pan-African Village on Friday.

Collaborator meets Connector

Saturday, August 31st, 2013
PRPACs Ryan Johnson-Travis and the Connective Corridor's Linda Dickerson Hartsock at Urban Cinematheque at the Everson Plaza on Friday night. We interviewed these two guiding lights in our city in recent months.

Dancing with the Nations

Friday, August 30th, 2013
Jamison Cathers-DeLeon, a member of the Oneida Nation and one of the younger performers, participated in the ceremonial dance on the Turtle Mound at the Iraquois Village this morning. Today is Native America Day at the Fair and there will be a traditional dance competition later this evening.

Jamisin Cathers-DeLeon, a member of the Oneida Nation and one of the younger performers, participated in the ceremonial dance on the Turtle Mound at the Iroquois Village this morning. Today is Native America Day at the Fair and there will be a traditional dance competition later this evening.

Hi 5

Thursday, August 29th, 2013
The 5th Dimension brought back good memories during yesterday's New York State Fair performance. The group consists of (from left to right) Patrice Morris, Floyd Smith, Willie Williams, (original member) Florence LaRue and Leonard Tucker. Tucker sings here from their hit "Wedding Bell Blues."

The 5th Dimension brought back good memories during yesterday’s New York State Fair performance. The group consists of (from left to right) Patrice Morris, Floyd Smith, Willie Williams, (original member) Florence LaRue and Leonard Tucker. Tucker sings here from their hit “Wedding Bell Blues.”

Creek Show

Thursday, August 29th, 2013
The Final Flick by the Crick for the season (Armory Square).

Welcome to the Urban Drive-In: The final Flick by the Crick for the season (Armory Square) was held last evening.

You Can Cook

Thursday, August 29th, 2013
Chef Rick Muzzi reaches for a cue card after his cooking session.

Chef Rick Muzzi gives a hint for one final ingredient during his healthy meal demonstration.

Throwback Thursday: The Wonder Years

Thursday, August 29th, 2013
SIF on TV from back in the day.

SIF on TV from back in the day.

Here’s a photo from an interview WTVH-TV Channel 5 (CBS affiliate) did on SIF in the late 90s. Thanks to anchor Lisa Spodak (an American University alum) and television exec Gary Wordlaw for finding us in those early years.

Night Shift

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
State Police Obserservation Tower at the New York State Fair

State Police Obserservation Tower at the New York State Fair

One Two Punch

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
Notre Dame's Emily Durr: Instant Offense

Notre Dame’s Emily Durr: Instant Offense

The West Team (blue) pulled away in the second half and won the gold medal at the New York State Girls All-Star basketball game last night at the fairgrounds, lead by the dynamic duo of Emily Durr (who committed to Iowa State) and Westhill’s Anna Ross (who committed to play at Penn).

Anna Ross, the floor general

Westhill’s Anna Ross, the floor general