The O-town Scene

March 03, 2011

The O-town Scene - Oneonta, NY

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Mardi Gras Events Dance night away at Orpheus gala Orpheus Theatre will throw its annual Mardi Gras Gala & Auction from 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the St. Mary’s Parish Center on Walnut Street in Oneonta. Entertainment will include local singing group Too Many Divas and a DJ spinning music throughout the night. Celebrity auctioneer Big Chuck D’Imperio of WDOS will offer a variety of prizes to bid on, such as a one-week stay in a private cottage, a bicycle and gift certificates for food, massages and spa treatments. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children and students. Price includes admission, food and beverages. All money raised will go to Orpheus Theatre. For more info, call 432-1800 or go to Band to play for YMCA Just Throw Money will hit the stage at the Carriage House, Event Center, 790 Southside Drive in Oneonta, at 6 p.m. Saturday. The classic folk/country band will perform to benefit the Oneonta Family YMCA. In addition to music, sample locally made appetizers and cast a vote for the Best Pub Grub contest. Look for adult beverage sampling, as well as a silent auction and raffle. Tickets are $30 each or $50 a couple. For info, call 432- 0010 or e-mail kgoodrich@ Hit slopes in Hartwick Belly dancing to be featured at MFP My Father’s Place will host Carnevale of the Animals, a free Mardi Gras celebration, start- ing at 9 p.m. Saturday.The event will feature a belly dance show and masquerade party with Badra Bahiya and the Main Street Caravan. My Father’s Place is on state Route 7 at the Rainbow Inn in Oneonta. For info, call 434-3525 or e-mail State Forest Irv and Monica Peters of the Susquehanna Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will lead a snowshoe hike and ski at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Hartwick State Forest. For information and to find out the meeting place for the trip, call (315) 858-0261. For more on the club, go to www. Double dose of Herman Mike Herman, local acoustic roots and blues guitarist, will play twice this weekend. Fat Tuesday dinner deals set Main Street Oneonta is set celebrate the holiday with dinner deals up and down the street starting at 5 p.m. Tuesday. There’ll be dueling ice sculptors from Iceography and entertainment by the Cosmic Karma Fire Dancers downtown. Music and beads in Earlville Enjoy the music of singer-storyteller Mary Gauthier while celebrating Mardi Gras at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Earlville Opera House Arts Cafe. The cafe, on East Main Street in Earlville, will have beads and a king cake raffle with a variety of prizes. Tickets are $18 and $13 for students. For more information, call (315) 691-3550. At 7:30 p.m. Friday, play with Herman during the Roxbury Arts Group’s JAM Nights at 76 Main St. in Stamford. Musi- cians are invited to grab and instrument and drop by or stop in to listen. Call 326-7908 for details. Kaaterskill House Coffee Shop will host a birthday celebra- tion for Herman at 7 p.m. Saturday, where musicians can join the party and join him. The shop is at 18 River St. in Stamford, and there is a $5 cover for the evening. Phone Kaaterskill at 432-0010 for more information. To contact Herman, call 643-6477 or e-mail him at her- Oak to host keyboardist Keyboard- ist/producer/ composer Jeff Bujak will bring his talents to the Black Oak at 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Bujak has fathered a new style of intelligent dance music that dives deep in the waters of Contributed Jeff Bujak. complex live electronica. His newest album is “Alive Like the Spine.” For more on him, go to The show is $3 at the Oak, on Water Street in Oneonta. continued on page 22 March 3, 2011 O-Town Scene 21

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