A Tale as Old As Time Comes To Arts Center Stage

After 5 months of rehearsing, more than 30 children, ages 6-18, will step onstage to present Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr. at the new Community Arts Center, 121 Cayuga St in downtown Fulton. The popular Disney musical will run May 10-19 with Friday and Saturday evening performances May 10, 11, 17, & 18 at 7pm and matinees at 2pm on Saturday, May 18 and Sundays, May 12 and 19.

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Be Our Guest Spaghetti Dinner to support Beauty and the Beast, Jr.

CNY Community Arts Center is setting the table for a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser to support the next stage production, Beauty and the Beast, Jr, set to open next month. The spaghetti dinner to be held Saturday, April 27 from 3-7 pm, at 1st United Church in Fulton, will support the high cost of royalties and costumes and more for the popular musical production.

The production runs May 10-19 in the new Community Arts Center in Fulton. Advance ticket purchase is strongly encouraged to avoid missing the show which is projected to sell out. Visit the website for more information.

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JOHN, HIS STORY Comes Home to New Community Arts Center Stage

CNY Community Arts Center is excited to announce a run of JOHN, HIS STORY, for one weekend only, April 5-7 on the new stage at CNY Community Arts Center located at 121 Cayuga St. in downtown Fulton.  The 90 minute performance will run four show times including two matinees, Friday and Saturday, April 5 & 6 at 7:30, Saturday and Sunday, April 6 & 7 at 3pm.

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Arts Center kicks off Music Series "Meet the Artist"


Tom, a Central New York native whose mother resides in Oswego, returns to the area after a distinguished career as a guitarist, composer, teacher, author, and recording artist. He has toured 26 states and parts of Canada and performed twice at the White House for Christmas VIP tours, in 1998 and 2002. His concerts often include the unique audience-participation improv, original music, and many familiar melodies. His live gigs also include basic blues seminars, and a variety of background music venues.

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Community Arts Center open for Little Women

CNY Arts Center is delighted to announce the new Community Arts Center theatre will be ready in time for the opening of Little Women, the Broadway Musical, set to run February 15 – 24. The Community Arts Center is located at 121 Cayuga St. in downtown Fulton.The production has been rehearsing in the much smaller Arts Hotspot on S. 1st St. around the corner from the new center.

Renovations of the former Herron’s Fabric store on Cayuga St. have been underway since last August and the main floor including the theatre, handicap accessible restrooms and lobby will be ready for public gathering by the time of opening. Lower level and mezzanine level will be closed to the public until additional renovations are completed, pending the Certificate of Occupancy.

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Local Bank Supports Community Arts Center

CNY Community Arts Center recognized a recent contribution from Pathfinder Bank with this etched glass panel, designed and completed by artist Leslie Paice, presented by Nancy Fox, Executive Director (L) to Deana Michaels Branch Manager (R) while bank employees looked on. The panel was presented in appreciation for a $25,000 donation to the renovation of the new Community Arts Center and will be displayed on the Donor Wall when the Center is completed. The Community Arts Center is located at 121-125 Cayuga St in downtown Fulton. For more information visit CNYArtsCenter.com or call 315-598-ARTS (2787).

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Shineman Foundation Supports New Community Center

CNY Arts Center is pleased to announce they have received a grant totaling $110,000 from the Richard S. Shineman Foundation for Fulton’s first Community Arts Center. The grant will meet immediate needs for infrastructure improvements and upgrades to the former retail store located at 121-125 Cayuga St in the heart of downtown Fulton.

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