Events from January 2008 in Utica & Surrounding Areas

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MWPAI Film Series: Lars and the Real Girl
Ryan Gosling is Lars, an introvert who has lived in solitude for years. Follow him and his family as he tries to interact with the world. This film is showing in the Art Auditorium. Tickets on sale 1/2 hr. before each show.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute January 2 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
Theatrical Production: Hay Fever
A comic play about a family during the 1920's living in the British Countryside who all invite guests to stay for the weekend. Tickets are $14 for general admission. Senior tickets are $12, Student tickets are $7. 724-4000.
Utica College - Strebel Auditorium January 3 2008 @ 8 pm
The Goonies
Syracuse band, The Goonies, will perform. (hip hop, funk, soul & rock) $5 Cover
The Electric Company January 5 2008 @ 10 pm
RetroPolitan
Retropolitan will perform at Piggy Pat's. (80's rock/dance band)
Piggy Pat's Pickled Pig Pub January 5 2008 @ 8:30 pm
Benefit Hockey Game
Utica Police Department vs. NY State Troopers to benefit the fallen officers funds.
Utica Memorial Auditorium January 5 2008 @ 7:30 pm
Chamber Music Society of Utica
The Brentano String Quartet in the Museum of Art Auditorium. Tickets are $20. Student tickets are $10. www.uticachambermusic.org The quartet will perform Haydn & Beethoven.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute January 6 2008 @ 2:30 pm
CNY Wedding Expo 2008
The Turning Stone Resort will hose the CNY Wedding Expo 2008 in their Conference Center's Oneida Room. There will be giveaways, door prizes and fashion shows. Admission is free. See www.weddingplannerkeepsake.com for pre-registration.
Turning Stone Resort & Hotel January 6 2008 @ 12 pm - 4 pm
WWE World Wrestling Entertainment
WWE Raw Live! This is the rescheduled date. Tickets are $20-$50 and sold at the AUD M-F from 10 am till 4 pm. Can also visit ticketmaster.com
Utica Memorial Auditorium January 6 2008 @ 7 pm
Blues with a View
Daniele at Valley View January 9 2008 @ 6 pm - 10 pm
Mohawk Valley Toastmasters
Join the MV Toastmasters for the opportunity to develop and improve your public speaking abilities through club meetings, training seminars & speech contests. www.mvtoastmasters.org
Moose River January 9 2008 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
MWPAI Film Series: Into the Wild
Into the Wild a film directed by Sean Penn is the true story of a college graduate who gives up his life savings and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Tickets are $6, $7 and $4, $5 for members. $3 for students.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute January 9 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
Folk Music with John Kirk, Trish Miller, Greg Anderson & Sara Milonovich
John Kirk & Trish Miller join Greg Anderson & Sara Milonovich for an evening of folk music, singing and clogging. Tickets are $18. $15 for Members. Call 853-8871 for ticket information.
Kirkland Art Center January 11 2008 @ 8 pm
UC Women's Hockey vs. Plattsburgh
Tickets are $4. $2 for Students
Utica Memorial Auditorium January 11 2008 @ 7 pm
Howie Mandel
Comedian, Howie Mandel will perform in the Showroom. Tickets go on sale 12/1 at 10 am. Call 361-7469 for the box office. $65/70/80.
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center January 11 2008 @ 7 pm & 10 pm
Joe Sweet CD Release Party
www.joesweet.com (folk/blues) $5 cover
The Electric Company January 12 2008 @ 10 pm
Utica Symphony
Tickets from the canceled concert on 12/16/07 will be honored at this performance.
MVCC Theater January 12 2008 @ 8 pm
Artie Lange
Comedian, Artie Lange will perform in the Showroom. Tickets are $65/70/80. Call 361-7469 for the box office.
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center January 18 2008 @ 7 pm & 10 pm
MWPAI Film Series: I'm Not There
A biographical film about legendary singer and songwriter Bob Dylan. Six different character portray Dylan throughout the movie in different stages of his life. Tickets are $6, 7 for general public and $4, 5 for members. $3 for students.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute January 23 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
Boonville Snow Fest II
A daily pass is $10 at the gate. Weekend passes are $20. Children under 12 are admitted free. Parade at 7 pm with fireworks to follow. Saranac Brewery will be at the Hulbert House offering samples and giveaways 7-10 pm. www.boonvillesnowfestival.com
Boonville-Oneida Co. Fairgrounds January 25 2008 @ 1 - 4 pm, 7 pm
AHL Hockey Game
AHL Hockey Game. Binghamton vs. Toronto. $19.00 for 100 level & 1st 8 rows of 200 level, $17.00 for 9th row & above of 200 level, discounts for children 11 & under. They go on sale 12/17!
Utica Memorial Auditorium January 25 2008 @ 7:05 pm
8th Annual Mohawk Valley Antiquefest
The show will host 32 antique dealers with free appraisals and glass grinding by Tony Perretta. Admission is $5.
Daniele's Banquet Specialists January 26 2008 @ 10 am - 5 pm
Pianist Billy Childs
Billy Childs presents his Jazz-Chamber Ensemble in the MWPAI Root Sculpture Court. Tickets are $30. Call 797-0055 (weekdays).
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute January 26 2008 @ 8 pm
Recording Artist & Utica Native Angela Johnson
Angela Johnson will perform as part of the R&B Weekend at MVCC. $25 general/$15 with Student ID.
MVCC Theater January 27 2008 @ 4 pm
Annual Chili Days
For $10 you can buy a chili lunch without buying a bowl. Chili mugs & bowls are priced at $15 and up. Proceeds go to support KAC programming. A variety of chili from vegetarian to chicken chili with over 130 artistic bowls to pick from.
Kirkland Art Center January 27 2008 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Boonville Snow Fest II
Tickets are $15 at the gate. Children under 12 accompanied by an adult enter free. Easter Pro Tour Snowmobile Racing today. www.boonvillesnowfestival.com
Boonville-Oneida Co. Fairgrounds January 27 2008 @ 8 am - 4 pm
Bridal Splendor
Free Admission to Bridal Splendor. There will be complimentary hors d'oeuvres, wedding merchants, and giveaways. Pre-register at www.weddingplannerkeepsake.com
Holiday Inn January 27 2008 @ 12 pm - 4 pm
Open Mike Night
The Devereux January 2 2008 @ 9 pm
Blues with a View
Blues with a View at Daniele's.
Daniele at Valley View January 2 2008 @ 6 - 10 pm
Children's Program - Musical Mayhem
Admission is $9. Members and Children under 1 yrs. old are free.
Children's Museum January 3 2008 @ 9:45 am - 3 pm
Children's Program - Puppet Theatre
Admission is $9. Member and Children under 1 yrs. old are free.
Children's Museum January 4 2008 @ 9:45 am - 3 pm
Bread of Life Christian Coffeehouse
Featuring A Moment's Sunlight.
Bread of Life Cafe Christian Coffeehouse January 4 2008 @ 7 pm - 10 pm
Theatrical Production: Hay Fever
A comic play about a family during the 1920's living in the British Countryside who all invite guests to stay for the weekend. Tickets are $14 for general admission. Senior tickets are $12, Student tickets are $7. 724-4000.
Utica College - Strebel Auditorium January 4 2008 @ 8 pm
Devin Garramone Band
Entertaining Jazz Band!
The Devereux January 4 2008 @ 7 pm
The Morning After
Band, The Morning After, will perform.
Valley Brook Motel & Lounge January 4 2008 @ 9 pm
Galaxy Dance Party with DJ Rock
Nothin Fancy Cafe January 4 2008 @ 9 pm
Movies & Showtimes
Alvin and the Chipmunks (PG-13) 7 pm, I am Legend (PG-13) 9 pm, National Treasure: Book of Secrets (PG) 7, 9:30 pm, The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (PG) 7, 9:15 pm.
Uptown Theatre January 4 2008 @ 7, 9, 9:15, 9:30 pm
Fish Fry with Salad Bar
Take out available.
Utica Maennerchor Hall January 4 2008 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
An Engaging Evening
Wedding Merchants, giveaways, door prizes and a grand prize will be part of an Engaging Evening at Valentino's Banquet Hall.
Valentino's January 4 2008 @ 6 - 8:30 pm
Irish Happy Hour with Donal O'Shaughnessy
Piggy Pat's Pickled Pig Pub January 4 2008 @ 6 pm
Bill & Maggie Dustin Perform
The Dustin's will perform. Also Open Mike Night
College Street Cafe January 4 2008 @ 8 pm
K-Rock's Big Night Out
Mr. McGill's January 4 2008 @ 11 pm
MWPAI Film Series: Lars and the Real Girl
Ryan Gosling is Lars, an introvert who has lived in solitude for years. Follow him and his family as he tries to interact with the world. This film is showing in the Art Auditorium. Tickets on sale 1/2 hr. before each show.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute January 4 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
Theatrical Production: Hay Fever
A comic play about a family during the 1920's living in the British Countryside who all invite guests to stay for the weekend. Tickets are $14 for general admission. Senior tickets are $12, Student tickets are $7. 724-4000.
Utica College - Strebel Auditorium January 5 2008 @ 8 pm
Children's Program - Lego Challenge & More
Admission is $9. Members and Children under 1 yrs. old are admitted for free.
Children's Museum January 5 2008 @ 10 am - 4 pm
Gary Johnson
Valley Brook Motel & Lounge January 5 2008 @ 9 pm
Knight Ryders
Knight Ryders will perform. (Country)
Nothin Fancy Cafe January 5 2008 @ 9 pm
Movies & Showtimes
Alvin and the Chipmunks (PG-13) 1m, 3, 5 pm, I am Legend (PG-13) 7 & 9 pm, National Treasure: Book of Secrets (PG) 1, 4, 7, 9:30 pm, The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (PG) 1, 4, 7, 9:15 pm.
Uptown Theatre January 5 2008 @ 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 9:30 pm
Remedy
Remedy will perform
Cacciatore's Bar and Grill January 5 2008 @ 9 pm
Joe Sweet
Joe Sweet will perform his folk music. www.joesweet.com
College Street Cafe January 5 2008 @ 8 pm
Classified
Classified will play the Colonial Inn
Colonial Inn January 5 2008 @ 9 pm
The Next
The Next will peform. www.thenextband.net (Pop/rock)
Route 69 Steakhouse and Saloon January 5 2008 @ Evening
Movies & Showtimes
Alvin and the Chipmunks (PG-13) 1m, 3, 5 pm, I am Legend (PG-13) 7 & 9 pm, National Treasure: Book of Secrets (PG) 1, 4, 7, 9:30 pm, The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (PG) 1, 4, 7, 9:15 pm
Uptown Theatre January 6 2008 @ See list of shows.
WWE Superstar Autograph Signing
Before the WWE takes the stage at the Aud get their signatures at the Radisson. Cost $10.
Radisson January 6 2008 @ 8 am - 12 pm
Karaoke with Jon Pheonix
Valley Brook Motel & Lounge January 8 2008 @ 9 pm
Open Mike Night
The Devereux January 9 2008 @ 9 pm
LunchArt Video
Video: "Strokes of Genius: Arshile Gorky & Willem de Kooning. Gallery Talk: "Figural Abstraction" Bring your own lunch, refreshments provided.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute January 9 2008 @ 12 pm
Lyp Service Karaoke
Mr. McGill's January 9 2008 @ 9 pm
PHS Hockey vs. Cazenovia
General Admission Seating. Tickets available at the door.
Utica Memorial Auditorium January 10 2008 @ 7 pm
Dysfunctional Yams
Dysfunctional Yams will perform. (jam rock) $3 cover.
The Electric Company January 11 2008 @ 10 pm
MWPAI Film Series: Into the Wild
Into the Wild a film directed by Sean Penn is the true story of a college graduate who gives up his life savings and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Tickets are $6, $7 and $4, $5 for members. $3 for students.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute January 11 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
UC Women's Hockey vs. Plattsburgh
$4 Tickets. $2 for Students.
Utica Memorial Auditorium January 12 2008 @ 2 pm
UC Men Hockey vs. Nichols
Tickets are $4. $2 Tickets for Students.
Utica Memorial Auditorium January 12 2008 @ 7 pm
For Kids & Families: David Parker
David Parker is a performer who blends sign language, music and humor in a very entertaining show. $9 tickets. $7 for students and members. Call 797-0055.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute January 12 2008 @ 11 am & 1 pm
Benefit for Elwood's
$5 at the door goes to Elwood's Coffeehouse & Roadshow. Elwood's recently suffered a damaging fire. Performances by Choke Slam, Joe Sweet, Jeremy Petrie & more.
The Electric Company January 13 2008 @ 1 pm - 7 pm
Open Mike Night
Open Mike Night with Tom Moore, Matt Ryan, and Hans Device.
The Electric Company January 15 2008 @ 9 pm
MWPAI Film Series: Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (R) is a suspense thriller about brothers who rob their own parents' store. Starring Ethan Hawke & Philip Seymour Hoffman. General Admission tics are $6, $7 and $3 for students.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute January 16 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
MWPAI Film Series: Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (R) is a suspense thriller about brothers who rob their own parents' store. Starring Ethan Hawke & Philip Seymour Hoffman. General Admission tics are $6, $7 and $3 for students.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute January 18 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
Leatherstocking Invitational Gymnastic Competition
Tournament put on by Valley Gymnastics covering floor exercises, vault, beam and bars. Tournament starts at 8 am daily, doors open at 7:30 am. General Admission seating.
Utica Memorial Auditorium January 19 2008 @ 8 am - 10 pm
Aaron Lewis of Staind
Aaron Lewis will perform in the Showroom. (Classic Rock). Tickets are $50/55/65.
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center January 19 2008 @ 8 pm
Leatherstocking Invitational Gymnastic Competition
Tournament put on by Valley Gymnastics covering floor exercises, vault, beam and bars. Tournament starts at 8 am daily, doors open at 7:30 am. General Admission seating.
Utica Memorial Auditorium January 20 2008 @ 8 am - 10 pm
Open Mike Night
Open Mike Night with Tom Moore, Matt Ryan, and Hans Device.
The Electric Company January 22 2008 @ 9 pm
Mohawk Valley Toastmasters
www.mvtoastmasters.org Join the MV Toastmasters to improve your public speaking abilities through club meetings, and more.
Moose River January 23 2008 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
PHS Hockey vs. Hamilton
General admission seating. Tickets available at the door.
Utica Memorial Auditorium January 24 2008 @ 7 pm
Pianist Stephen Pikarsky
Pianist Stephen Pikarsky will perform at the MVCC Theater in Utica.
MVCC Theater January 24 2008 @ 12:30 pm
Holistic/Alternative Medicine Program
Free presentation by Larry Trivieri, Jr. at The Other Side called the "Origins of Natural Healing".
The Other Side January 24 2008 @ 7:30 pm
MWPAI Film Series: I'm Not There
A biographical film about legendary singer and songwriter Bob Dylan. Six different character portray Dylan throughout the movie in different stages of his life. Tickets are $6, 7 for general public and $4, 5 for members. $3 for students.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute January 25 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
Galaxy Dance Party with DJ Rock
Nothin Fancy Cafe January 25 2008 @ 9 pm
Devin Garramone Band
Jazz Band.
The Devereux January 25 2008 @ 7 pm
Crazy Fools & Monday Night Special
Crazy Fools are a classic rock band. www.myspace.com/crazyfools
The Devereux January 25 2008 @ 10 pm
Movies & Showtimes
Atonement (R) - 7 & 9:15 pm, Cloverfield (PG-13) - 9 pm, The Orphanage (R) - 7 & 9 pm, The Pirates Who Don't do Anything: A Veggie Tales Movie (G) - 7 pm
Uptown Theatre January 25 2008 @ 7, 9, 9:15 pm
Lowdown and Dirty
Route 69 Steakhouse and Saloon January 25 2008 @ 10 pm
Irish Happy Hour with Blarney Rebel
Piggy Pat's Pickled Pig Pub January 25 2008 @ 6 pm
The Billionaires
Dance/Rock band. www.thebillionairesband.com
Nicky & Johnny's Restaurant January 25 2008 @ 9 pm
K-Rock's Big Night Out
Mr. McGill's January 25 2008 @ 11 pm
Aaron Tippin
Country Music Singer, Aaron Tippin, will be at the Showroom January 25th. Tickets are $30/35/45. Call 361-7469.
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center January 25 2008 @ 8 pm
SUNY Oneonta Hockey vs. St. John Fisher
General Admission Seating. $5 Adults, $3 Students. Tickets available at the door day of event.
Utica Memorial Auditorium January 26 2008 @ 11 am
MVCC Hockey vs. North Country
Free Admission.
Utica Memorial Auditorium January 26 2008 @ 4 pm
UC Women's Hockey vs. Elmira
$4 tickets. $2 for students. Tickets available at the box office or through Ticketmaster.com
Utica Memorial Auditorium January 26 2008 @ 7 pm
Recording Artist Raul Midon
Raul Midon will perform as part of the R&B weekend at MVCC, Utica Campus. $5 tickets for general public, $2 for college students with ID and free to MVCC students.
MVCC Theater January 26 2008 @ 8 pm
Comedian Andrew Kennedy
Call 859-4515 for information.
Fillius Events Barn January 26 2008 @ 8 pm
Coersion
The band, Coersion, will perform Saturday night.
12 North Sports Bar January 26 2008 @ 9 pm
The Band Charlie
Party/Dance Music. www.thebandcharlie.com
The Devereux January 26 2008 @ 10 pm
John Keller
John Keller will perform.
Tramontane Cafe January 26 2008 @ 9 pm
Movies & Showtimes
Atonement (R) - 1, 3:15, 5:30 & 8 pm, Cloverfield (PG-13) -7 & 9 pm, The Orphanage (R) - 1, 3, 5, 7 & 9 pm, The Pirates Who Don't do Anything: A Veggie Tales Movie (G) - 1, 3, 5 pm
Uptown Theatre January 26 2008 @ 1, 3, 3:15, 5:30, 7, 8, 9 pm
Remedy
Classic Rock/New Rock band. www.myspace.com/remedythere
Route 69 Steakhouse and Saloon January 26 2008 @ 9 pm
Children's Program - Legos, Trains & Space Science
Admission is $9. Members & Children under 1yr. are free.
Children's Museum January 26 2008 @ 10 am - 4 pm
Nervous Rex
Nicky & Johnny's Restaurant January 26 2008 @ 9 pm
Boonville Snow Fest II
Snowmobile racing takes place 1/25-27. A daily pass is $10 at the gate. Weekend passes are $20. Children under 12 are admitted free. www.boonvillesnowfestival.com
Boonville-Oneida Co. Fairgrounds January 26 2008 @ 6 am - 4 pm
STYX
STYX will perform in the Showroom. (Classic Rock) Tickets are $65/70/80. Call 361-7469. www.styxworld.com
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center January 26 2008 @ 8 pm
MVCC Hockey vs. North Country
Free Admission. General Admission seating.
Utica Memorial Auditorium January 27 2008 @ 12 pm
UC Women's Hockey vs. Elmira
$4 tickets. $2 for students.
Utica Memorial Auditorium January 27 2008 @ 3 pm
8th Annual Mohawk Valley Antiquefest
The show will host 32 antique dealers with free appraisals and glass grinding by Tony Perretta. Admission is $5.
Daniele's Banquet Specialists January 27 2008 @ 10 am - 4 pm
Movies & Showtimes
Atonement (R) - 1, 3:15, 5:30 & 8 pm, Cloverfield (PG-13) -7 & 9 pm, The Orphanage (R) - 1, 3, 5, 7 & 9 pm, The Pirates Who Don't do Anything: A Veggie Tales Movie (G) - 1, 3, 5 pm
Uptown Theatre January 27 2008 @ 1, 3, 3:15, 5:30, 7, 8, 9 pm
"Eating As If Your Life Depends On It"
A presentation on eating well at a reasonable cost. Event costs $20/person or $35/couple. Bring a food container. Vegetarian and vegan refreshments will be served.
The Other Side January 27 2008 @ 2 pm - 4 pm
2008 Bridal Showcase
Free admission to the Bridal Showcase. Visit www.radisson.com/2008bridalshowcase
Radisson January 27 2008 @ 12 pm - 3 pm
Children's Program - Crafty Creations
Admission is $9. Members and Children under 1yr. are free.
Children's Museum January 28 2008 @ 9:45 am - 3 pm
Children's Program - Cute Critters
Admission is $9. Members & Children under 1yr. are free.
Children's Museum January 29 2008 @ 9:45 am - 3 pm
MWPAI Film Series: King Corn
An 88 Minute Documentary about 2 friends, an acre of corn and the industry that supplies our fast food restaurants. Tickets are $6,7 for general public. $4,5 for Members and $3 for students
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute January 30 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
Open Mike Night
The Devereux January 30 2008 @ Evening
Lyp Service Karaoke
Mr. McGill's January 30 2008 @ 9 pm
Blues with a View
Daniele at Valley View January 30 2008 @ 6 pm - 10 pm
CD release party for Kollision
Local hip-hop artists will perform including, G Swiss and the Fame, Matty B and M.O.R. Admission is $10.
Nothin Fancy Cafe January 31 2008 @ 8 pm