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posticon 'The Little Mermaid' At The State

Arts and Entertainment | Friday, October 19, 2018 | By Ithaca Ballet Print
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The Ithaca Ballet, under artistic director Cindy Reid opens its 2018-19 season with the family friendly The Little Mermaid. On Saturday, October 20th there will be a matinee at 3 p.m. and evening performance at 7:30 p.m. of The Little Mermaid at the State Theatre in Ithaca, NY. Premiered in 2013, this will be the second performance of this original ballet in Ithaca.

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posticon Dubrow Wins 2018 Ithaca Cupcake Baking Contest

Arts and Entertainment | Friday, October 19, 2018 | By The Sophie Fund Print
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sophiefund ZoeDubrowZoe Dubrow (right) receives the Grand Prize in the 3rd Annual Ithaca Cupcake Baking Contest on October 13 from Debbie Lazinsky, representing contest sponsor GreenStar Natural Foods Market

Zoe Dubrow won the Grand Prize in the 3rd Annual Ithaca Cupcake Baking Content held in the Ithaca Commons Saturday October 13. Her 'Strawberry Surprise Cupcakes' contained a cored whole strawberry filled with salted butterscotch. The concoctions were topped by a brown sugar cream cheese frosting, decorated with a chocolate fan, sliced strawberry, mint leaves, and a mini chocolate strawberry macaron.

Jennifer Dobmeier won 2nd Place with 'Key Lime Pie Cupcake', a Key lime-scented vanilla cake with a lime curd filling was topped with a Key lime buttercream frosting. Erin Morris won 3rd Place with German chocolate cupcakes topped by a swirl of pink icing made from homemade jam using local farmer's market strawberries. Kyra O'Toole won the Youth Award for 18s & Under. She overcame tough competition with a set of chocolate cheesecake cupcakes, with an Oreo crust, chocolate cream filling, chocolate cream frosting.

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posticon Connolly & O’Sullivan at The Canaan Institute

Arts and Entertainment | Friday, October 19, 2018 | By Canaan Institute Print
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Damien Connolly & Jerry O’Sullivan will present a house concert at The Canaan Institute on Friday October 26th 2018 beginning at 7:00 pm followed by a jam session.

Damien Connolly hails from Co. Clare, Ireland. He began learning the accordion when he was 11 years old, taught by his father Martin, renowned manufacturer of the Kincora Accordion. He competed in the Fleadhanna (Irish Music Competitions) throughout his teenage years, taking first place both locally and regionally. In 1997, Damien took first place in both the Under-18 All Ireland accordion and melodeon competition held in Ballina, Co. Mayo. In 2003 Damien moved to the US where he is highly sought after as a music teacher and performer. He has taught and performed at the Catskills Irish Arts Festival, the Swannanoah Gathering and the Augusta Irish Festival, to name but a few.

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