One of the photographs from the exhibit From Butterflies to Battleships at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich thru Sept. 1. See “Exhibits” for details.
One of the photographs from the exhibit From Butterflies to Battleships at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich thru Sept. 1. See “Exhibits” for details.
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Comedy

Thru Sat., Aug. 31

YONKERS COMEDY CLUB. 257 Market St., Yonkers. Every Thurs.: Comedy Night. 8 p.m. $10. Aug. 17: Mark Demayo. 8 & 10 p.m. $20. Aug. 23 & 24: Jesus Trejo. 8 & 10 p.m. $30; $40 VIP. Aug. 31: Joey Vega Bday Show. 8 & 10 p.m. $25; $35 VIP. Ages 16 + over unless noted otherwise. For ticket information call 914/358 -9260 or www.yonkerscomedyclub.com.

Thru Mon., Aug. 26

LUCY’S LAUGH LOUNGE. 446 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville. Aug. 17:  6 p.m. Welcome to the Party with Frankie Bocerra. Features some of the best and brightest stand-up comedians in the tri-state area. $20. 7 p.m. Hard Headed Comedy. Luz Michelle and a comedy lineup TBA. $20. Mon., Aug. 19 & 26.  7:30 p.m. Open mic comedy night. Free. All shows: ages 16+ or 13+ with parent. www.lucyslaughlounge.com; 914/200-4812.

Sat., Aug. 31

HEAVYWEIGHTS OF COMEDY. Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. Dinner at 6:15 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Adult humor—ages 18+ please. Six of the biggest names in comedy throw their weight around—Coleman Green, Rich Harkaway, Jeff Pirrami, Gene Trifilo, John Romanoff and Mike Kregan. $91 plus tax per person; $57 plus tax show only. www.BroadwayTheatre.com or 914/592-2222.

Concerts/Music

Thru Sun., Sept. 1

JAZZ FORUM ARTS. 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown. Aug. 16 & 17: Jon Faddis Quartet. 7 & 9:30 p.m. $25-$30. Aug. 18: Legendary Organist Reuben Wilson Trio. 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. Aug. 23 & 24: Julius Rodriguez Quartet. 7 & 9:30 p.m. $20-$25. Aug. 25: Michael Feinberg Quintet. 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. Aug. 30 & 31: Dave Stryker Quartet celebrates Eight Track III CD. 7 & 9:30 p.m. $20-$25. Sept. 1: Jill McCarron Quintet. 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. www.jazzforumarts.org; 914/631-1000.

Sat., Aug. 17

TAPESTRY: THE CAROLE KING SONGBOOK. Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. 6:15 p.m. dinner; 8 p.m. show. $91 plus tax per person for dinner & show; beverages and gratuities not included. $57 show only. 914/592-2222; www.broadwaytheatre.com.

Sun., Aug. 18

RAY BLUE & KIRK LIGHTSEY. The Schoolhouse Theater, 3 Owens Rd., N. Salem. 8 p.m. Jazz saxophonist Ray Blue’s music is a fusion of straight-ahead jazz and rhythmic groove. Kirk Lightsey is a jazz pianist. $25. 914/277-8477; www.schoolhousetheater.org.

Thurs., Aug. 22 & Sat., Sept. 14

KATONAH MUSEUM OF ART BLOCK PARTY. 134 Jay St., Katonah. 6-8 p.m. Aug. 22: Foxanne, Indie singer/songwriter. Sept. 14: Mark Morganelli & The Jazz All-Stars—American Popular Songbook. $25 for non-members. www.katonahmuseumofart.org/programs-and-events/blockparty.

Fri., Aug. 23

PETER CALO & FRIENDS: BACK TO THE GARDEN. The Schoolhouse Theater, 3 Owens Rd., N. Salem. 8 p.m. Celebrating 50 years: 3 days of peace, love & music @Yasgur’s Farm, Summer 1969. An evening of celebration in music and stories about a festival that influenced a generation. The concert will take you on a musical history journey as it is presented through the perspectives of the original artists from that momentous rockfest. $25. 914/277-8477; www.schoolhousetheater.org.

Sat., Aug. 24

THE DUPREES. Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. 6:15 p.m. dinner; 8 p.m. show. American musical doo wop group. Plus a special guest comedian. $91 plus tax per person for dinner & show; beverages and gratuities not included. $57 show only. 914/592-2222; www.broadwaytheatre.com.

Fri., Aug. 30

SUMMER JAMS AT JAY: CELEBRATING WOODSTOCK 50 YEARS LATER. Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 7 p.m. Rain or shine. Bring a chair, get out your tie-dyed shirt and come to hear summer tunes, 6 skilled musicians and a talented jam band. Recapture the sights, sounds and energy of Woodstock. Stretch out on the front lawn with your friends and be transported by the music and vibe of those days back in 1969. Part One: 7-8:15 p.m. will be a fast-paced tour of some of the most influential artists to play at Woodstock, including Janis Joplin, The Band, Joan Baez, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker and more. Part Two: 8:25-9:30 p.m. will dive into the music of one of Woodstock’s most famous acts—the Grateful Dead. Deadheads and casual festival-goers alike will groove to this performance. To help capture this evening of Woodstock celebration, the local band, Crazy Otto, will perform jams of the Grateful Dead and other 60s & 70s bands. $25 includes 2 drinks and snacks. 914/698-9275; www.jayheritagecenter.org.

Crafts, Fairs & Festivals

Sun., Aug. 18

45th ANNUAL JEWISH MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL. Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla. 12-6 p.m. Rain or shine. Headliner band will be Zion80. Free face painting, Israeli dance with Leng, WonderSpark Puppets Show, food venders and kosher snacks. Free and open to all. Please bring your own chair. Pre-registration requested to www.wjccouncil.org.

Sun., Aug. 25

MUSLIM HERITAGE FESTIVAL. Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla. 12-7 p.m. Music and entertainment; crafts and food vendors. 914/231-4033.

Sat. & Sun., Aug. 31 & Sept. 1

CORN-UCOPIA. Philipsburg Manor, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Corn-y games, live bluegrass music, a mini corn maze and tasty corny treats. You don’t want to miss your chance to get a s coop of sweet corn ice cream or put your corn-shucking skills to the test. $16; $12 for seniors 65+ and students 18-25 with valid ID and $8 for children ages 3-17. www.hudsonvalleyorg.

Films

Thru Aug. 21

SOUNDS OF SUMMER 2019: MUSIC FILMS OLD AND NEW. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd. Pleasantville. Aug. 19: “Deconstructing the Beatles’ Abbey Road Side 1.” 1 & 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21: “Side 2.” Q&A with Scott Freiman at 7:30 p.m. each night. Take a track-by-track journey into their inspiration and evolution in the studio with the man who’s been presenting his beloved, exhilarating multimedia deep dives into the band’s work here for years. All films are $15. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Wed., Aug. 21 & 28

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. Free. 2 & 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21: “Tsptsi” (South Africa). Aug. 28: “102 Not Out” (India). 914/422-1480.

Thru., Aug. 22

“PAVAROTTI.” The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. Features never-before-seen-footage, concert performances and intimate interviews. Filmmaker Ron Howard examines the life and career of the famed opera tenor, Luciano Pavarotti. For times and prices, go to www.thepicturehouse.org.

“LATE NIGHT.” The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. A legendary late-night talk show host’s world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. For times and prices go to www.thepicturehouse.org.

Sat., Aug. 31

SUMMER LATE NIGHT. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 9:15 p.m. Rock ‘N’ Roll High School.” High school punk/cheerleader/human cartoon character Riff Randall just wants to slack off, have fun, and listen to the Ramones in her bedroom. Her dream is to someday have Queens’ most famous leather jacket-wearing quartet play a show at her school, Vince Lombardi High. But when the school administration installs the oppressive and fascistic Miss Togar  as the new principal, Riff and her friends, including high school “fixer,” Eaglebauer, have to stand up and fight to either take their school back—or knock it right to the ground.  $15. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Opera

Tues.-Sat., Aug. 20-24

NEW YORK OPERA CONSERVATORY FREE AUGUST CONCERT SERIES. Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Dr., Croton-on-Hudson. 7 p.m. Opera is “La Bohème.” The Taconic Opera summer program for emerging opera singers offers an opportunity to hear the upcoming generation of professional singers as they gain experience perfecting their craft. www.newyorkoperaconservatory.com.

Theater

Thru Sept. 29

MAMBO ITALIANO.” Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. Wed. & Thurs. matinees: lunch at 11:30 a.m.; show at 1 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat. evenings: dinner at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m.  Sun. matinees: lunch at 12 p.m., show at 1:30 p.m. and Sun. evenings: dinner at 5:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m. Follow the dominating but lovable matriarch, Maria Barbieri, as she and her devoted husband Gino struggle to keep the family restaurant afloat while adjusting to the newly found independence of their New Jersey-born adult grandchildren who they have raised since birth. The show is family friendly and laugh-out-loud funny with clever humor and universal themes of adjusting and adapting and what it takes to keep a family together. Matinees: $71 plus tax lunch & show; $64 for seniors; $61 per child. Evenings: $91 plus tax for dinner & show; $82 for seniors; $66 per child. Beverages & gratuities not included. Show only is $52 + tax for matinees; $57 + tax for evenings. www.broadwaytheatre.com; 914/592-2222.

Exhibits

FROM BUTTERFLIES TO BATTLESHIPS: SELECTIONS FROM THE MUSEUM’S PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru Sept. 1. The exhibition showcases the diversity of artistic and documentary approaches taken by photographers in the 20th century and demonstrate how they expanded on earlier experiments in portraiture, scientific record and photomontage. Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 adults; $8 seniors and students with ID; free to all on Tuesdays. www.brucemuseum.org.

COOL & COLLECTED ’19. Kenise Barnes Fine Art, 1947 Palmer Ave., Larchmont. Thru Sept. 8. This is a group show features contemporary artwork, painting, photography, sculpture and work on paper in a multitude of media by six artists. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and by appointment.  914/834-8077; www.KBFA.com.

ART SHOW: WORKS BY THE NORTHERN WESTCHESTER WATERCOLOR SOCIETY. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. Weekends during August. 12-4 p.m. 914/864-7282.

THE EMOTIONAL ANIMAL. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Thru Sept. 14. The exhibit explores how animals can be a metaphor for our human nature. Animals are often used anthropomorphically to reveal, reflect and elaborate upon our own human nature. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment. www.clayartcenter.org.

FACULTY ARTWORK EXHIBITION. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. Thurs., Aug. 22-Sept. 7. There will be a free opening reception Thurs., Aug. 22, 6-8 p.m. This annual exhibition features work in a variety of media by the Art Center’s distinguished instructors. Artworks range from drawings and oil paintings to ceramics and collage. Sept. 6: Arts After Dark, 7-10 p.m. Come create, mingle and enjoy refreshments and a gourmet gin tasting by Pomp & Whimsy. For ages 21+. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. www.pelhamartcenter.org; 914/738-2525.

ARTS IN PARKS. WPA Gallery, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Rtes. 35 & 121 S., Cross River. Thru Aug. 18, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The exhibition showcases art in a variety of media by local artists Joanne D. Ponzo and Sally Franklin, who have been painting together for the past eight years. Admission to the gallery is free. Parking is $5 with a Westchester County Park Pass; $10 without a pass. www.parks.westchestergov.com.

ART OF WOODSTOCK: 30 DAYS OF PEACE, LOVE AND ARTWORK. C. Parker Gallery, 409 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich. Thru Aug. 30. Exhibit brings the “art” back to the Festival with 30 days of love featuring works from many of the original Woodstock performers such as Jimi Hendrix, the Grateful Dead, Santana and The Who, plus an original painting from Graham Nash. Exhibit also includes a special collection of fine art photographs from Woodstock official photographer Baron Wolman who documented the festival for Rolling Stone magazine. All works are available for purchase. www.cparkergallery.com. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun., 12-4 p.m.

SHARKS! Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru Sept. 1. Visitors to this interactive science exhibition will get up close and personal with life-sized models of a great white, hammerhead and some of their living and extinct cousins. Watch live sharks developing within eggs and compare and contrast jaws from nearly 20 different species. Exhibit will also address climate change. Museum hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 adults; $8 seniors and students with ID; free for members and children under 5. Individual admission is free on Tuesdays. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.

EDWARD BURKE: COLORLESS AND ODORLESS. Fine Arts Gallery, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. Sept. 3-Oct. 4. Free and open to the public. His most recent work focuses on environmental issues such as increased CO2 in the atmosphere and how modern habits of consumption contribute to our current environmental crisis. He has established a long career as a painter, teacher and graphic designer. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Thurs evenings 4-6 p.m. 914/606-6835.

ASSEMBLING ART: WORKS BY VIN GIULIANI. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru Sept. 15. Creations by the Greenwich native who transformed scrap wood, trinkets and a colorful variety of found objects into artistic assemblages that represent everything from kitschy Americana to questions about the human psyche. He combined everyday objects to illustrate economic, social and political issues of the 1960s and 1970s. Hours: Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 for adults; $8 seniors and students with ID; free for members and children under age 5. Individual admission is free on Tuesdays. www.brucemuseum.org.

THE EDGE EFFECT. Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., Katonah. Thru Sept. 22. Exhibit describes an ecological phenomenon in the border area between disparate habitats, such as a meadow and forest, which results in exponentially greater biodiversity. Exhibition includes works in all media and subject matter submitted by artists from all over the U.S. and 13 countries around the world. katonahmuseum.org.

ILLUSTRATED ANIMALS IN CONVERSATION. Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., Katonah. Thru Sept. 22. Original picture book art is on display in the Learning Center, highlighting animal characters in conversation with each other and inspiring conversations with the viewer. A variety of styles are on view from books written and illustrated by Nick Bruel, Eric Carle, Carson Ellis, Jerry Pinkney, Giselle Potter, Marisabina Russo and Mo Williams. www.katonahmuseum.org.

SUMMER WITH THE AVERYS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru Sept. 1. Features landscapes, seascapes, beach scenes and figural compositions as well as rarely seen travel sketchbooks. The exhibition takes an innovative approach to the work produced by the Avery family. Hours: Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 for adults; $8 seniors and students with ID; free for members and children under age 5. Individual admission is free on Tuesdays. www.brucemuseum.org.

HILDRETH MEIÈRE: THE ART OF COMMERCE. Fairfield University Art Museum, 1073 N. Benson Rd., Fairfield, Ct. Thru Sept. 21. Meière was a prolific naturalist who discovered the frescoes and mosaics in Florence, Italy that were to inform her craft. www.fairfield.edu/museum.

A SPECIAL ROLE: ST. PAUL’S CHURCH AND WORLD WAR II. St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mt. Vernon. Free. Thru Jan. 2021. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The exhibit uses original artifacts, documents, images, sound recordings and photographs to explore the story of World War II, in the context of the history of the church and the local community. At the time, the historic significance of St. Paul’s as an originating point of America’s most prized national values, enshrined in the Bill of Rights, gave the church a special role in the broader struggles of the war. 914/667-4116.

HISTORY IS…SEVEN WAYS WE CONNECT TO HISTORY. Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob. Thru Sept. 7. Exhibit encourages visitors to reflect on the role history plays at different stages in their lives and explores the ways individuals look at, define and interpret history. Hours: Wed.-Sun., 12-4 p.m. $10 adults; $8 seniors & students; free for members, children under 18 and for all on the first Wednesday each month. www.hstg.org; 203/869-6899.

BRETT SLAVIN EXHIBITION AND SALE. Slavin Studios, The Mariner, 21 Willett Ave., Port Chester. Ongoing. Ceramic sculpture and functional wares.  914/671-4252. www.slavinstudios.com.

COASTAL SCENE. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Permanent. The Bruce Museum has acquired and installed this painting by Alfred Thomas Bricher, a well-known 19th century American landscape artist. The painting, which currently hangs behind the information desk in the front lobby of the Museum, is a fine example of luminist painting. www.brucemuseum.org.

 CHINESE FOLKTALE: KAI AND THE DRAGON. Rye Town Park Administration Building, 95 Dearborn Ave., Rye. Permanent installation. Clay Art Center invites individuals and families of all ages to celebrate this mural installed on the wall surrounding the historic buildings in Rye Town Park. This mural project was created and installed during the summer of 2009 by local ceramic artist Sarah Coble who created the clay tiles with elements sculpted in relief so that the mural seems to move and flow like the waterfront it faces. The tiles narrate a folktale about a young boy named Kai who fights against adversity to save his town and outwit a fearsome dragon. The vibrant tiles also reference the historic Dragon Coaster of Playland amusement park and the inspiring waters of Long Island Sound. It was created to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Rye Town Park. It was made possible by ArtsWestchester’s Municipal Challenge Grant, funded by Verizon and in partnership with the Rye Town Park Commission and the Clay Art Center. www.clayartcenter.org or 914/937-2047.

HOPE MURAL. Café Brazil Courtyard, North Main Street between Westchester Avenue and Adee Street, Port Chester. Sponsored by Hope House and the Westchester Arts Council.

SCULPTURE FOR PERMANENT EXHIBIT. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. The Museum has acquired a major sculpture by the French/American artist Gaston Lachaise titled “Man Walking (Portrait of Lincoln Kirstein).” Lachaise was one of the pioneers of modern art in the early decades of the 20th century. The sculpture depicts author, impresario and patron of the arts, Lincoln Kirstein, who with George Balanchine established the School of American Ballet which later became the NYC Ballet. “Man Walking” is the finest piece of 20th century sculpture in the Bruce collection and is currently on view in the entrance rotunda of the Museum. Admission is $7 for adults; $6 for seniors and students and free for children under 5 and members. Free admission to all on Tuesdays. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun., 1-5 p.m. 203/869-0376 or www.brucemuseum.org.

CHANGES IN OUR LAND. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Permanent exhibit. Exhibition addresses environmental history from global to local perspectives and from ancient times to the present. This visual display of the environmental and historical development of the area includes a mineral gallery, wigwam, life-size woodland habitat and a live-animal marine tank. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun., 1-5 p.m. Admission: $7 for adults; $6 for seniors and students and free for children under 5 and members. Free admission to all on Tuesdays. www.brucemuseumorg; 203/869-0376.