Thursday, March 26, 2009

This Week DownTown

Home Green Home - 215 The Commons
Techniques for a successful Organic Garden with Becca Rodomsky-Bish - Thursday, March 26th 6:30-8:00pm

The History Center
The History Center celebrates: The History of Aviation, a new series of exhibits on view March 21st through May 23rd, 2009.

Fly Now! 3/21 - 4/25/09 - Fly Now! will offer a fascinating traveling exhibit from ExhibitsUSA featuring high quality reproductions of aviation posters from the Smithsonian institution's Air and Space Museum collection. The posters date from 1860 to the present, encompassing a spectrum of countries and styles.

Early Birds - The Birth of Aviation in Tompkins County 3/21 - 5/23/09 - Containing some of the earliest aviation photographs in The History Center's collections, "Early Birds-The Birth of Aviation in Tompkins County" focuses mostly on Thomas-Morse Aircraft Corporation, that pioneer airplane factory from Brindley Street and South Hill that captured the attention of the world with such innovative bi-planes as the "Tommy" Scout and the MB-3.

Lost Dog Cafe3/25 (WEDNESDAY 9:30PM) F.B.I. (Free Boody Institute) Ithaca's only Live 70's Funk and Soul!(WEDNESDAY 6PM - 9PM) Djug Django Join us for our longest running residency w/ Dinner and some gypsy-swing
Outlaw Music Showcase w/ Early opener Gabe Tavaris will play a solo set around 7-9:30.
3/27 (FRIDAY 7 P.M.) The Alash Ensemble Tuvan Throat Singers w/ The Evil City String Band. Crossing Borders Live Presents...Advance tickets on sale @ .
3/28 (SATURDAY DOORS @ 9) The Buddhi w/ Hayley Jane and The Primates!!!
3/31 (TUESDAY DOORS @ 8) Orbiting Art Ensemble...Mike Stark leads an all-star lineup throughout the winter on Tuesday nights at the lounge.
4/1 (WEDNESDAY 6PM-9PM) Djug Django - Join us for our longest running residency w/Dinner and some gypsy-swing!
4/1 (WEDNESDAY 9:30 PM) F.B.I. (Free Boody Institute) Ithaca's only Live 70's Funk and Soul!

The State Theater - 107 West State St.
3/28 (Saturday 8pm) Down by the Riverside, featuring The Blind Boy of Alabama and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band...An unprecedented collaboration!

3/29 (Sunday 8pm) Keller Williams - After an astounding performance last year with the WMD's, Keller Williams returns to Ithaca in his most sought after configuration - ALONE for one big night on Sunday...right after spring break for all you college students so plan ahead! Cinemapolis - 171 E. State St. Center Ithaca.

TONIGHT 7pm: The Trial of the St. Patricks Day FourTWO LOVERS (110 R)
7:15/9:35 + Sat. Sun. Mats. 2:15/4:35 + Wed. Mat. 5:00pm Leonard (Joaquin Phoenix) returns to live with his parents after a painful breakup. Almost immediately he meets two women. One his parents' choice, the other, a troubled beauty.

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE (120 R)7:15/ 9:35 + Sat. Sun. Mats. 2:15/ 4:35 + Wed. Mats. 5:00 The story of an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on "Who wants to be a Millionaire?"

For more information visit or call 277-6115

Bookery II, Dewitt Mall, 215 N. Cayuga St.

3/28 - Sat. 6pm at Bookery II - Poetry Reading: Matthew Klane and Avery Slater. Albany poet Matthew Klane will read from his new book, which was recently published by Stockport Flats, a new poetry press edited by Ithacan Lori Anderson-Moserman. Reading with Matthew will be Avery Slater, a poet currently enrolled in the PHD program at Cornell. Both poets will be available to sign copies and answer questions.


African Children's Choir: Journey of Hope

Friday, March 27, 2009 at 8pm at The State Theater!

The African Children's Choir performs throughout the world bringing hope and joy to everyone they meet while shining the spotlight on the plight of children in Africa. The choir has recently performed on American Idol, The Ellen Show, for Kofi Annan at the UN General Assembly Hall, with Mariah Carey & Sir Paul McCartney at Live 8 and other personalities.

Comics For Collectors- 207 N. Aurora St.
Huge Back issue Comics Sale!
(In Bins Only)
$2.00 each...Other Specials...One day only- Saturday, March 28, 2009 10am to 6pm Blue Stone Bar & Grill Free LIVE MUSIC Every Wednesday. This week solo guitar.

Vallarom Merlot from Italy, By the bottle - $15.00. Local Ravines Winery, Ravines wonderful white blend $15.00. Each can be paired with wonderful selections from Blue Stone's Menu.

Collegetown Bagels - 203 N. Aurora St. Welcome Back Spring with Collegetown Bagels.
Starting this Friday, March 20, CTB Downtown will be open until 10pm on Thursday, Friday & Saturday.

To celebrate the beginning of Spring, all ice creams after 8pm are half price (offer ends March 31).

Benchwarmers Restaurant - 137 The Commons

3/19 - 4/6
Sports Bar offering MEGA MARCHMADNESS Sports Package, bringing our customers EVERY NCAA Div. 1 Men's Tournament Game, including Binghamton vs Duke, Cornell vs Missouri...
3/31 - Through entire season - Benchwarmers is offering customers the DTV MLB Extra Innings Sports Package, bringing customers literally thousands of Major League Baseball games they can't see at home!

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