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Friday, January 26, 2007

Weekend Activities, Jan. 26 - 28

The annual Light in Winter Festival, mentioned in our weekly contest, is the big show in town this weekend. Way too many activities to mention, so by all means check their website. We will mention their headline act, the Bang on a Can All-Stars . Their show is energetic and avant-garde, and the music both experimental and classical. It will be mind-expanding and fun. At the State Theater on Saturday at 8 pm.

Light in Winter's roster makes room for some local acts, too. The Burns Sisters and Joe Crookston are both performing in connection with the festival at the Lost Dog Cafe. The Burnses are Friday at 9:30, and Joe is 9:30 on Saturday.

Lindsay Mac is a folkie and/or rockin' cellist who has been called the Ani Difranco of her instrument. We think maybe she is more like Hank Roberts. But anyway, for sure she is Lindsay Mac, and she is playing at Felicia's Atomic Lounge on Sunday at 7 pm.

Remember to check that Light in Winter website for the gamut of activities they are offering, days and nights all weekend, many of them free.

Steve Burke
for Ithaca Blog

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