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Cows for sale: Syracuse Stage presents events, partnerships, lobby display for 'Tales from the Salt City'

October 16, 2008

Patrick Finlon
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Patrick Finlon

For the run of "Tales from the Salt City," Syracuse Stage has partnered with several organizations to celebrate local culture. A highlight will be the selling of miniature clay cows, for which all proceeds will be donated to a fund for the Lost Boys of Sudan. "Tales from the Salt City" will run through Nov. 4 at Syracuse Stage. The following is a complete list of events and partnerships:


  • Saturday, Oct. 18-40 Below Summit: Arts & Entertainment. A backstage tour will begin at 2 p.m. (tickets for Summit participants available on Oct. 18 at Stage's box office).

  • Sunday, Oct. 26, after the 7 p.m. performance-StageTalk: Discussion with the cast of "Tales from the Salt City." Archbold Theatre at Syracuse Stage. Free and open to the public.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 1 p.m.-StageTalk: Nottingham Lecture Series on "The Making of Tales from the Salt City." Presented by Kyle Bass, Dramaturg for "Tales." Sutton Pavilion at Syracuse Stage. Free and open to the public.

  • Saturday, Nov. 1-Art installation for the "Day of the Dead." Coyne Lobby at Syracuse Stage.

  • Sunday, Nov. 2, after the 2 p.m. performance-StageTalk: "Finding Home, Migration to Syracuse." Sutton Pavilion at Syracuse Stage. Free and open to the public.


  • Historical image display in association with the Onondaga Historical Association: Images showing immigration and otherness from early to mid-20th century.
  • Miniature clay cows, made by the Lost Boys of Sudan, will be sold: All proceeds will go toward the Lost Boys' Fund.
  • Book Sale:
    • "The East/West Quartet" (Theatre Communications Group, 2004) by Ping Chong (limited number of signed copies)
    • "New York Theatre Review 2008" (Black Wave Press, 2008) by Victoria Linchong, featuring the work of Ping Chong
    • "Not Just Child's Play: Emerging Tradition and the Lost Boys of Sudan" (University Press of Mississippi, 2007) by Felicia R. McMahon (all author royalties donated to the Lost Boys)
  • Local food and drink available:
    • Assorted cookies from Pasta's Daily Bread
    • Gourmet Goodies from Added Touch Gifts in Elbridge
    • Middle Ages Brewery: Syracuse Pale Ale, Swallow Wit and Grail Ale
    • Anheuser-Busch: Budweiser, Bud Light and Michelob Light
    • Thirsty Owl Riesling
    • Herron Hill Unoaked Chardonnay

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