New Theatre and Planetarium to Open at the MOST

Visitors to the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology (MOST) can soon experience space in a new way. The National Grid ExploraDome, a state-of-the-art theatre and planetarium, will open on April 9.

Renovations to the museum’s old IMAX theatre began last March. Screens, seating, and surround sound were all updated, and a Laser CineDome projection system was added – the MOST said it is one of just two in the world.

“By renovating the theatre and adding in a unique planetarium component, we will provide a location for visitors and students to experience things like space exploration and environmental science topics that will ultimately increase awareness and understanding of STEM in a way that only the MOST can provide,” said President Lauren Kochian in a press release. “This upgrade wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of all of our partners at National Grid, a long-time STEM education and exhibit sponsor, at the MOST and in the community.”

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Taste of Syracuse Returns to Downtown Syracuse

A popular food and music festival is returning to Clinton Square.

Taste of Syracuse will be held on Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4 from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Vendors include Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Eva’s European Sweets, Glazed & Confused, It’s a Utica Thing, Macarollin, Pizza Fritte, Salt City Market and The Spud Shack. More than 33 bands will also perform. Admission for the event is free.

“As a local credit union who is committed to supporting Syracuse, The Summit is so excited to be back as the title sponsor of this fantastic event,” said Twanda Christensen, vice president of marketing and community engagement, in a press release. “Please stop by our tent for fun activities and contests. All money raised goes directly to McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center and Make-A-Wish Central New York, two charities that strengthen our communities and make a difference in the lives of area children.”

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Syracuse Stage to Present The Play That Goes Wrong

Are you in need of a night out?

Syracuse Stage will perform The Play That Goes Wrong from April 13-May 1. The comedy follows the Cornley Drama Society as it presents a 1920s murder mystery – but things go awry along the way. Tickets start at $30.

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