Thursday, April 02, 2009

DownTown Ithaca Night Life ( NightLife ), NY events.
Vintage photo below from Cornell vintage archives.

This Week in Downtown
Blue Stone Bar & Grill -
4/1: 5-7pm - Long Point Winery Wine Tasting featuring the Chef's Choice of appetizers. This Week's Featured Entree: Roasted Wasabi Salmon-Drizzled with hoisin-Sriracha chili sauce, served with Thai peanut lo mein noodles and grilled asparagus.-------

Lost Dog Cafe
4/1: April is the Grand Re-Opening of the Lounge! 4/1: 6 pm - Djug Django
4/1: 9:30 - Free Boody Institute; Ithaca's only live 70's Funk and Soul.
4/2: 9 pm - Menace to Sobriety; Ithaca Punk Rock w/ Dub John, Nells, and crew.
4/3: 8:30 - FLEEF: French Music, DJ Carlos & a Latin Dance Party.
4/4: 8:30 - FLEEF: Toivo playing Finnish Tex-Mex.
4/5: TBA - Burke & Bone; Old blues, ragtime, folk and Jug Band music.
4/7: 9:30 - Orbiting Art Ensemble.
4/8: 6 pm-9 pm - Djug Django. Cinemapolis - 171 E. State St. Center Ithaca. ------

4/4: 2:30 - The Black Pirate with live jazz by Fe Nunn; screened in conjunction with FLEEF.
4/4: 11 am - FLEEF Lab: How Movies Get Made.
4/4: 1 pm - Ice Bears of the Beaufort: Screened in conjunction with FLEEF.
4/4: 9 pm - La Onda Chicana: Screened in conjunction with FLEEF.
4/4: 4:35, 9:00 pm - Our Dissappeared: Screened in conjunction with FLEEF.
4/5: 7 pm - The Wildcat with live music from Robby Aceto, Peter Dodge, -----
Chris White.
Sunshine Cleaning: In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school, a mom starts an unusual business--a biohazard removal/crime scene clean-up service with her unreliable sister. 7:15, 9:35 + Sat-Sun Mats 2:15, 4:35.
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Kitchen Theatre - Clinton House, Ithaca.
4/8-5/10: Archaeology by Margarett Perry. A quirky, off-kilter new play about a strategic earthquake and its effect on four twenty-somethings as they search for love, identity, and purpose. From Emmy Award-winning writer Rachel Axler ("The Daily Show with Jon Stewart") World Premiere! Appropriate for ages 16 & up-----

Bookery II, Dewitt Mall, 215 N. Cayuga St.
4/3: 6 pm - Poetry Reading by Paul Hamill featuring Paul Hamill, Kathryn Machan, Antonio DiRenzo & Cory Brown. This event is free and open to the public and is in conjunction with the Finger Lakes Enviornmental Film Festival.

The History Center
3/21 - 5/23: The History Center Celebrates; the History of Aviation Early Birds - The Birth of Aviation in Tompkins County.

State Theatre of Ithaca
4/1: 8 pm - Gomez & Josh Ritter - this show has been moved to the Haunt.
4/3: 8 pm - The Flatlanders.
4/4: 3-5 pm - Accappellooza.
4/4: 8 pm - Kathleen Madigan.
4/5: 3 pm - Blues Journey: A Kennedy Center Production.

Community School of Music and Arts
4/3: 5 pm - Opening Reception for
R-E-S-P-E-C-T; eco friendly show with SewGreen. Show continues 4/3-4/25.

First Friday: Gallery Night

4/3: 5-8 - Gallery night of Ithaca goes monthly with the introduction of First Friday Art House Night; a walkable tour of downtown art houses and galleries. Take the tour and enjoy 10 shows in one evening. Featuring the art of Kumi Korf, Laurel Guy, Denise Rusoff and many others. Participating sites include:
Clinton House ArtSpace, Collegetown Bagels, Community School of Music and Arts, Family & Children's Services, Ink Shop Print Making Center, Lynda Myers Designs, Sola Art Gallery, State of the Art Gallery, Shargri-La Gifts and the Upstairs Gallery.

Finger Lakes Fitness Center
4/6: World Day of Physical Activity: come get your workout in for Free! Contact the Finger Lakes Fitness Center for details on how you can redeem your free promotional week through 4/4-4/12. Call Finger Lakes Fitness at 256-3532 or visit ------

4/1-4/30: The Art of Jim DeGraff: Live action band paintings from the Commons Summer Concert Series and the Grassroots Festival, also featuring splatter paintings and other works.

Autumn Leaves
4/2: 7 pm - Polarus.

4/3: 10 pm - DJ Ant.
4/4: 10 pm - DJ Ant.

2nd Floor Bar

4/5: 10 pm - Karaoke with DJ Dale.

Blue Stone Bar & Grill
Mention the e-news letter during the Long Point wine tasting (4/1) and receive 10% off any dinner entree.

Habitat of Ithaca
New Spring Merchandise in stock! Mention the E-Newsletter and receive 10% off your entire purchase.

If you have any comments/feedback, or if you would like to submit an event or offer to the Downtown Ithaca E-News, please contact Vicki Taylor at 607-277-8679 or email to
Sincerely,The Downtown Ithaca Alliance

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