Julia Nunes plays Auburn, NY and the Finger Lakes

She’s a YouTube phenomenon. She’s a ukulele-wielding smartass and an incredible talent. She’s Julia Nunes – and she just woke up. Fairport native Nunes has been working her 19-year-old butt off lately. She just got back from a handful of dates opening for piano popster Ben Folds, she’s in the middle of recording her second album, getting flooded with fan mail, dealing with more than 1 million YouTube hits, and being hounded for autographs. Actress Molly Ringwald just sang her praises in a morning-show interview earlier this week.

Academy Awards in Central New York Fundraiser

Attached is an invitation to Auburn Public Theater’s first fundraiser in many years. We hope that you can take part in this wonderful event and help support the theater. We are, of course a non-profit organization, so any donations are tax deductable. For all information regarding who we are, what we do and when we do it, please take a moment to visit our recently updated website at

Like Water For Chocolate in Auburn New York

Expect to be very hungry (and perhaps amorous) after watching this contemporary classic in the small genre of food movies that includes Babette’s Feast and Big Night. Director Alfonso Arau (A Walk in the Clouds), adapting a novel by his former wife, Laura Esquivel, tells the story of a young woman (Lumi Cavazos) who learns to suppress her passions under the eye of a stern mother, but channels them into her cooking. The

Auburn Public Theatre Cinema: Do The Right Thing

Spike Lee’s incendiary look at race relations in America, circa 1989, is so colorful and exuberant for its first three-quarters that you can almost forget the terrible confrontation that the movie inexorably builds toward. Do the Right Thing is a joyful, tumultuous masterpiece–maybe the best film ever made about race in America, revealing racial prejudices and stereotypes in all their guises and demonstrating how a deadly riot can erupt out of a series of small misunderstandings. Set on

Good News from Auburn, NY!

Good News from Auburn, NY! Blueprint II Presents Community Improvement Projects While some people may want to see an improved Auburn and Cayuga County but sit idly by, a band of teenagers have visions for the future and have actively sought out ways to leave a lasting impression on the place they call home. December 8th was a graduation of …