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Friday, May 5

Create Upstate

Create Upstate is a 3-day celebration of design and creativity in Upstate NY. Once again, we’ve jam-packed our schedule with can’t-miss sessions and...

Anarchy in the Archives

“Anarchy in the Archives” explores punk’s cultural and political impact from the mid-1970s to the present day through a vast array of rare artifacts. The...

 Identity Crisis: Reflections on Public and Private Life in Contemporary Javanese Photography

Organized by the Johnson Museum, this exhibition is the first in the United States to focus on the recent emergence of photography as an art form in Java,...


Join us each week as we explore a different theme with stories, activities and crafts for our preschoolers!

The War to End All Wars: Artists and World War I

This year marks the centennial anniversary of the entrance of American forces into what was hoped to be “the war to end all wars.” This exhibition brings...

Girls Who Code

Join Cornell University Women in Computing students for a nationally recognized program for girls in grades 5 -12 to explore computer coding in a fun and...

Sciencenter Science Together

Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers (ages 0 - 4) as you investigate scientific principles through stories and self-guided, hands-on activities. Make...

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is going to the dogs! Join us 5.5 at 5 pm for a whole bunch of fun during the opening of Monks Patio! Enjoy a fun variety of food and drink...

Downtown Ithaca Fashion Night

This First Friday, enjoy a night of fashion at local stores right here in Downtown Ithaca! A part of May's Gallery Night Ithaca, enjoy going from store to...

First Friday Gallery Night

Downtown galleries and art houses of Ithaca host exciting First Friday monthly evening receptions for their latest art exhibits, showcasing the work of...

First Friday Gallery Night

Gallery Night Ithaca is a monthly walkable tour of art exhibits and special events in downtown Ithaca on the first Friday of every month. With more than 20...

Altered and Preserved Landscape: Opening of a New Exhibit

In conjunction with the First Friday Gallery Night, The History Center will present a new exhibition with a 6.30 PM presentation "The Altered and Preserved...


by Kirsten Greenidge; Directed by Sarah K. Chalmers April 28–29 and May 5–6 at 7:30pm; May 6 at 2:00pm


Baltimore tells the story of Shelby Wilson, an African-American resident adviser for a group of freshmen at a college in New England. When a racist...

CU Music: Cornell Chorale

Cornell Chorale; Stephen Spinelli, conductor.

Square Dance with the West Hillbillies

Dancing to celebrate Spring-time! 8 pm til midnight $10 door for the band Cash bar, small nibbles (no dinner) No experience required! The West...

Live Music: Lucky Old Sun

Lucky Old Sun plays all original folk/ rock and blues. Members are Jon Wolfe, Laura Wolfe, Nick Johnston, Jodi Riggs, David Streater, and Mitch...

Friday, May 5

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