The J. Parker Gallery in Greenwich is featuring an exhibition Growin’ Up: Bruce Springsteen at 70 thru Sept. 29. See “Exhibits” for details.
The J. Parker Gallery in Greenwich is featuring an exhibition Growin’ Up: Bruce Springsteen at 70 thru Sept. 29. See “Exhibits” for details.

Auditions

Sat., Sept. 28

“NUTCRACKER DREAM.” Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. For boys and girls ages 10-17 with 3+ years of ballet training. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hosted by Port Chester-based Ballet des Amériques. Candidates should have intermediate to advanced ballet technique, clean lines and the ability to take corrections and directions quickly. Pre-register at 646/753-0457.

Benefits

Tues., Sept. 24

TOASTING TO A HEALTHY WESTCHESTER. Tappan Hill Mansion, 81 Highland Ave., Tarrytown. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Annual wine pairing dinner to support healthcare advocacy initiatives. Keynote address will be given by Paul Keckley, PhD, renowned healthcare policy expert. His topic will be Health Industry Trends and Tipping Points. $350 for non-members. www.westchester.org.

Thurs., Oct. 3

SPRYE’S 8TH ANNUAL BENEFIT. Apawamis Club, 2 Club Rd., Rye. 6-8 p.m. This year’s honorees include the Senior Centers in Harrison, Port Chester, Rye Brook and Rye. RSVP by Sept. 23. For information call 914/481-5706 or email director@sprye.org.

Fri., Oct. 4

FRIENDS OF RYE NATURE CENTER OKTOBERFEST. 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 7:30-10:30 p.m. A night of hops, vines and delicious eats in celebration of Rye Nature Center’s 60th anniversary. Rain or shine. Tickets start at $100. For information go to www.ryenaturecenter.org. For tickets go to Eventbrite.com/e/friends-of-rye-nature-centers-oktoberfest-2019-tickets.

Circus

Sun., Sept. 29

CIRCUS TA DA! Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 11 a.m. A totally immersive circus experience for all ages. $18. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Comedy

Thru Sat., Sept. 28

YONKERS COMEDY CLUB. 257 Market St., Yonkers. Every Thurs.: Comedy Night. 8 p.m. $10. Sept. 20: Jim Florentine at 8 & 10 p.m. $25. Sept. 21: Hanging Wit the Fellas Angelo Lozada & Mark Viera. 8 & 10 p.m. $25; $35 VIP. Sept. 27 & 28: Orlando Leyba. $25 & $35 VIP. Ages 16 + over unless noted otherwise. For ticket information call 914/358 -9260 or www.yonkerscomedyclub.com.

LUCY’S LAUGH LOUNGE. 446 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville. Sept. 21: 6 p.m. Police Off the Cuff Podcast Live. Free. 7:30 p.m. Mark DeMayo Headlining Police Off the Cuff Showcase. $20. Sept. 28: Dave Landau (Anthony Cuma Show). 7:30 p.m. $20. All shows: ages 16+ or 13+ with parent. www.lucyslaughlounge.com; 914/200-4812.

Fri., Sept. 20

STORMY DANIELS. White Plains Comedy Club, 189 E. Post Rd., White Plains. 10 p.m. An intimate evening with the world-famous adult film star who will tell stories and answer questions. Also featuring Chrissie Mayr. $35; $70 VIP. Ages 16+ or 13+ with parent. WhitePlainsComedy.com.

Sat., Sept. 21

COMEDY IN THE IRV. Irvington Town Hall Theater, 85 Main St., Irvington. 7:30 p.m. Hosted by Ophia Eisenberg of NPR’s “Ask Me Another.” Joining her will be stand-up comics Moody McCarthy and Andy Pitz. $35. www.irvingtontheater.com.

Fri., Sept. 27

THE IVY LEAGUE OF COMEDY TV SPECIAL: RECORDED LIVE AT THE EMELIN. 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 7 & 9:30 p.m. Some of late night TV’s favorite comedians. $39 & $30. www.emelin.org; 914/698-0098.

Thurs., Nov. 7

SHE SAID WHAT? LADIES COMEDY NIGHT. Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd., Rye. 7 p.m. Features Kim Berns, Ellen Karis, Jane Condon and Nancy Witter. Free-flowing wine and lite fare will be served. Tickets are $110. www.ryeartscenter.org.

Concerts/Music

Thru Sat., Sept. 28

JAZZ FORUM ARTS. 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown. Sept. 20 & 21: Freddie Hendrix Quintet at 7 & 9:30 p.m. $2-=$25. Sept. 22: Neal Spitzer & Friends at 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. Sept. 27 & 28: Javon Jackson Quartet: Celebrating John Coltrane. 7 & 9:30 p.m. $25-$30. www.jazzforumarts.org; 914/631-1000.

Sat., Sept. 21

ERIC THOMAS. St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mt. Vernon. 1 p.m. Free. He will perform selections of music for flute, featuring jazz, contemporary and swing music accompanied by a piano. 914/667-4116; www.nps.sapa.gov/sapa.

REGGIE HARRIS & PAT WICTOR TOGETHER IN CONCERT. Common Ground Coffeehouse, First Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson. 7:30 p.m. $20-$25. www.commongroundconcerts.com.

JONATHA BROOKE. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. She is an American folk-rock singer-songwriter. $40 & $35. 914/698-0098; www.emelin.org.

Sun., Sept. 22

SINATRA: THE 1962 WORLD TOUR. White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Pl., White Plains. 4 p.m. Starring Frankie Sands who will recreate Sinatra’s 1962 World Tour featuring a 6-piece band consisting of the same 6 instruments in the original band and the original arrangements. Also performing: comedian Chris Monty. $40 & $35. 914/328-1600.

A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN: TONY AWARD NOMINATED MUSICAL. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 7 & 10 p.m. Celebrates Joplin and her biggest musical influences. $45, $55 & $65. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Thurs., Sept. 26

AN EVENING WITH TOM RUSH ACCOMPANIED BY MATT NAKOA. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. Folk music concert. $48, $42 $35. 914/698-0098; www.emelin.org.

Fri., Sept. 27

LUCIE ARNAZ “I GOT THE JOB”: SONGS FROM MY MUSICAL PAST. White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Pl., White Plains. 8 p.m. She relives her musical theatre past. Tickets start at $37. Wppac.com or 914/328-1600.

JOHN FUMASOLI & THE JONES FACTOR. Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd., Rye. 8 p.m. The Jones Factor is a 10-piece funk, fusion, jazz ensemble. $35 in advance; $40 at the door. www.ryeartscenter.org.

Sat., Sept. 28

SINGING WITH YOUR HEART, BODY & SOUL. Schoolhouse Theater, 3 Owens Rd., N. Salem. 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. A workshop with Sloan Wainwright that encourages joy and freedom through song. This is for singers and non-singers alike $45. www.wchoolhousetheater.org; 914/277-8477.

SLOAN WAINWRIGHT AND TRINA HAMLIN. Schoolhouse Theater, 3 Owens Rd., N. Salem. 8 p.m. An evening of pop, rock, jazz and blues. $25. www.wchoolhousetheater.org; 914/277-8477.

DELBERT MCCLINTON. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. Leading Americana, Grammy award-winning blues artist in concert. $42, $55 & $65. www.tarrytowmusichall.org.

DAVID BROZA & TRIO HAVANA. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. Israeli rock music. Broza is one of Israel’s most important recording artists. $58, $50 & $45. www.emelin.org; 914/698-0098.

Conversations

Sun., Sept. 29

LYNN NOTTAGE. Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport. 4 p.m. This free-of-charge event is in advance of the Playhouse staging of playwright Nottage’s “Mima’s Tale” which will be at the theater Oct. 1-19. www.westportplayhouse.org.

Crafts, Fairs & Festivals

Fri.-Sun., Sept. 20-22; Thurs.-Sun., Sept. 26-29, Oct. 3-31, Nov. 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 22 & 23, 29 & 30

THE GREAT JACK O’LANTERN BLAZE. Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 S. Riverside Ave., Croton-on-Hudson. Rain or shine. For all ages. Features more than 7,000 illuminated jack o’lanterns—all designed and hand-carved on site. Admission is every half-hour, 7-9:30 p.m. $29; $22 for children ages 3-17. For tickets go to hudsonvalley.org/events.

Sun., Sept. 22

JAY DAY. Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Pony rides, crafts, silhouette artist, food trucks, create an ideal art exhibition with Hervé Tullet, music, historic house tours. Jay Day is a celebration of American heritage, tastes and traditions. Tickets are $40 for family admission of three or more; $15 per person. 914/967-9275; www.jayheritagecenter.org.

Dance

Sat., Sept. 21

“THE WAIT ROOM.” Louis Engel Park on the Hudson River Waterfront, just outside the walls of Sing Sing Prison, Ossining. Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m., matinees Sat. & Sun. at 3 p.m. This is an outdoor dance program honoring the lives of women whose loved ones are incarcerated. It is a comment on the theme of dance relating to how families and children are affected by incarceration. All proceeds will benefit the Sing Sing Prison Museum and are tax deductible. Tickets are $25 and are available online at https://thewaitroom.eventbrite.ca

Sat., Sept. 28

HIPLET™ BALLERINAS. Academic Arts Theater, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 8 p.m. Hiplet™ is an innovative dance form. Evolution meets revolution as traditional ballet classical point techniques are fused with African, Latin, hip-hop and urban movements. $28 general admission; $26 students and $18 for children under 13. www.sunywcc.edu/smartarts; click on Buy Tickets link.

Films

Thru Wed., Sept. 25

CONTEMPORARY ARAB CINEMA. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville.  Sept. 20: “When Arabs Danced” at 5:15 p.m. Writer/director/journalist Jawad Rhalib has created a stirring testament to the power of art especially as it exists in the Muslim world. Starting with his feelings about his mother’s belly dancing, full of female sensuality, he explores the effects of the fundamentalist Islamic view on the arts in general. “For Sama.” 7:35 p.m. It is the story of filmmaker Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years in Aleppo, Syria, as she falls in love, gets married, and gives birth to Sama amid rising cataclysmic conflict. Waad’s camera captures incredible stories of loss, laughter, and survival as she wrestles with an impossible decision: Should she flee the city to protect her daughter’s life or stay to continue the struggle for freedom for which she has already sacrificed so much?  Sept. 21: “10 Days Before the Wedding.” 4:50 p.m. Rasha and Ma’moon, a young couple from Yemen’s port city of Aden, were supposed to get married in 2015, but war broke out, and their plans had to change. Now it’s 2018, and they’ve set a new date. With only 10 days to go before the wedding, new obstacles arise. “EXT Night.” 7:35 p.m. Q&A with filmmaker Ahmad Abdallah. Moe, an aspiring director, is in the midst of an existential crisis. His film is underfinanced, his friends are being arrested, and his dream projects are proving to be impossible to pull off. A wild overnight taxi ride through Cairo with the plainspoken prostitute Toutou and driver Mostafa, opens his eyes to a different side of the city and gives him a new perspective. Sept. 22: “Fathers and Sons.” 5 p.m. Syrian-born filmmaker Talal Derki travels to his homeland where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years. His camera focuses primarily on the children, providing an extremely rare insight into what it means to grow up with a father whose only dream is to establish an Islamic caliphate. 7:45 p.m.: “aKasha.” In this quirky comedy, Adnan, a Sudanese rebel and war hero is in love: His passion for his AK-47 is equaled only by that for his long-suffering girlfriend, Lina. Sept. 23: “The Swing.” 5 p.m. Q&A with filmmaker Cyril Aris via Skype. Lebanese documentary filmmaker Cyril Aris chronicles an upsetting story from his own family. His grandfather is 90 years old, bedridden, and very weak. With the terrible knowledge that a beloved family member has died overseas, the family struggles to decide whether to tell him. And what is the cost of this decision on his beloved wife? An intimate and moving meditation on truth, love, and lies in the face of illness and death AND 7:30 p.m.: “Capernaum,” the story of clever, gutsy 12-year-old Zain, who is forced to fend for himself on the streets of Beirut. After enduring abuse, negligence, and a series of tragedies, he takes his parents to court, suing them for the “crime” of giving him life. Sept. 25: “Tel Aviv on Fire.” 7:35 p.m. Q&A with filmmaker Sameh Zoabi. In this comedic take on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Salam, an inexperienced and charming young Palestinian man, works on a popular soap opera produced in Ramallah. After “getting to know” an Israeli soldier and using his insights to help make the show a success, he is caught in the middle when the soldier and the show’s financial backers disagree about how it should end. All films are $15 unless noted otherwise. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Wed., Sept. 25

“PARIS TO PITTSBURGH.” Chappaqua Performing Arts Center, 480 Bedford Rd., Chappaqua. 7-9 p.m. Discussion and screening of the film depicting how Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change. Free and open to the public. www.chappaquapac.org.

Wed., Sept. 25, Oct. 2, 16, 30; Nov. 13 & 20

EMELIN FALL FILM CLUB 2019. 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 7:30 p.m. Hosted by David Schwartz. Six of the best new critically-acclaimed films from around the world. Q&A after each screening with special guest(s). Limited availability For information go to www.emelin.org or 914/698-0098.

Fri., Sept. 27-Oct. 6

JONATHAN DEMME’S RARELY SEEN CINEMA: SUZANA PERIC SELECTS. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. Sept. 27: “The Wide Blue Road.” 7 p.m. A beautifully photographed 1957 character study about conflicts in a fishing village as well as a scenario that pits capitalist ingenuity against Communist collectivism. Free for members. Sept. 28: “Mountains May Depart.” 5 p.m. Screening will be followed by a discussion with Suzana Peric. The director of this 2015 Chinese drama, Jia Zhangke tells the story of two generations of a family and a changing country that begins jubilantly and ends on a bittersweet note. All films are $15 for non-members unless noted otherwise. Additional films will be listed in upcoming issues. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Galas

Thurs., Sept. 26

HOSPICE OF WESTCHESTER’S IN CELEBRATION 2019. Westchester Country Club, 99 Biltmore Ave., Rye. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Gala cocktail reception honors Joseph Kahl and Susan Yubas of Grassy Sprain Pharmacy. Evening will feature culinary delights, open bar and entertainment. $300 per person. 914/682-1484.

Lectures

Tues., Sept. 24

BRENDA SHAUGHNESSY. Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 4 p.m. Free and open to the public. The acclaimed poet will speak about her newest collection, “The Octopus Museum,” which takes on the subject of climate change. 914/251-6550.

Thurs., Sept. 26

ALISON NICHOLLS: AN ARTIST INSPIRED BY AFRICA. Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd., Rye. 6:30 p.m. She will talk about her life, travels and work in Africa. $7. www.ryeartscenter.org.

THE CINEMATIC ART OF GIUSEPPE TORNATORE’S “NUOVO CINEMA PARADISO” PART 2. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 7 p.m. Presented by Joseph Spedaliere. $25 for non-members. Register at www.wiccny.org.

Sat., Sept. 28

LEONARDO DA VINCI 500TH ANNIVERSARY. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 10:30 a.m. Presented by Toni McKeen. $25 for non-members. Register at www.wiccny.org.

Readings

Fri., Sept. 20

“THE BRIDGE IN SCARSDALE.” The Church of St. James the Less, 10 Church Lane, Scarsdale. 8 p.m. Chill Bucket Productions presents a staged reading of Robert Remington’s unpublished play which was produced off-Broadway in 2002. Reservations and donations can be made at chillbucketproductions.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.

Thurs.-Sat. thru Oct. 12

“GREASE.” The Kweskin Theatre, 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Thurs.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m. Take a trip to the fabulous 50s with the original rock ‘n’ roll musical. $35 for adults; $25 for senior citizens; $17.50 for children. Thrifty Thursday tickets are $27.50. 203/461-6358 ext. 36 or www.curtaincallinc.com.

Thru Oct. 6

“SOCIAL SECURITY.” Dressing Room Theatre, 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Thurs.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m. This is a hilarious comedy about a married couple who are art dealers. Their domestic tranquility is shattered upon the arrival of the wife’s goody-goody nerd of a sister, her uptight CPA husband and her archetypal Jewish mother. Play is an hilarious look at love, marriage and sex and what these things do to drive normally sane people crazy. $35 adults; $25 senior citizens and $17.50 for children up to age 21. 203/461-6358 or www.curtaincallinc.com.

Exhibits

‘GROWIN’ UP: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AT 70. C. Parker Gallery, 409 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich. Thru Sun., Sept. 29. A 70th birthday celebration featuring rare photographs, artwork and memorabilia showcasing Springsteen. Includes rare unpublished 1972 – 1975 photographs from Bruce’s earliest days performing in the Philadelphia area from the late photographer and Springsteen friend, Phil Ceccola.  In addition, award winning photographer Debra Rothenberg, author of the book, “Bruce Springsteen In Focus 1980 – 2012” will showcase her acclaimed photographs. No other professional photographer has been behind the camera at Springsteen concerts for as many years as Rothenberg.  Other Springsteen photographers include works from René van Diemen, Jeff Ross, Rocco Coviello, Guy Aceto, David Denenberg, Mark Weiss and others. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun., 12-4 p.m. www.cparkergallery.com or 203/661-0205.

IN/FLUX. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. Fri., Sept. 20-Nov. 2. This is a visual art exhibition of people in flux or an influx of people, bringing together immigrant and first generation artists. Each artist responds to immigration stories through their unique vantage point in a time of diverging worldviews. There will be a free opening reception Fri., Sept. 20, 6-8 p.m. The PAC will host three Folk Art celebrations during the exhibition—Sept. 22: Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba celebration with Bomba Y, Oct. 6: Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. and Oct. 27: Mexican Day of the Dead celebration, all 2-4 p.m. In addition, there will be additional performance art Oct. 4-6 with an artist talk Sat., Oct. 5 at 3 p.m. Gallery hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. www.pelhamartcenter.org.

THE CHAIR SHOW. ArtsWestchester. 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Tues.-Thurs., Oct. 1-19. There will be an opening reception Sat., Sept. 28, 3-5 p.m. Meet the artists and enjoy light bites and beverages. RSVP encouraged to lhanley!artswestchester.org. Show explores the creativity, forms and art of seating and includes sculptural, conceptual, functional and dysfunctional forms of seating as well as paintings and installations inspired by chairs. Gallery hours: Tues.-Fri., 12-5 p.m.; Sat. 12-6 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 10: Gallery Nite Out: Happy Hour Gallery Tour.  5:30-7:30 p.m. Take a look at The Chair Show after hours during a curator’s tour and artist talk. $25 for non-members. Purchase tickets at artsw.org/galleryniteout. 914/428-4220.

JULIA GALLOWAY: THE ENDANGERED SPECIES PROJECT. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Sat., Sept. 28-Nov. 16. There will be an opening reception Sat., Sept. 28, 6-8 p.m. Exhibit explores the animal kingdom and brings awareness to our impact on our natural environment. Sept. 29: Julia Galloway Workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. She will take you through her creative and technical process.  Gallery hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment. 914/937-2047.

DUENDE. Kenise Fine Arts, 1947 Palmer Ave., Larchmont. Thru Nov. 2. Features work by contemporary artists Susan English and Elizabeth Gourlay. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and by appointment.  914/834-8077; www.KBFA.com.

CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS/TRADITIONAL FORMS: CHINESE BRUSHWORK. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Sat., Sept. 28-Dec. 8. Exhibit features the U.S. debut of 15 pieces of contemporary Chinese brushwork donated to the Town of Greenwich as part of the 2019 U.S.-China Art and Culture Exchange. The exhibition highlights the connections between calligraphy and traditional brushwork by exploring the time-honored practice of water painting by contemporary scholar artists. Admission: $10 for adults; $8 for seniors and students with valid ID and free for children under 5 and members. Free admission to all on Tuesdays. Hours: Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 203/869-0376 or www.brucemuseum.org.

YTO BARRADA: THE DYE GARDEN. Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. Wed., Sept. 25-Dec. 22. Exhibit features recent work by Barrada, whose artistic practice weaves together family history and broader sociopolitical narratives, employing a variety of media, including photography, film, video, installation, sculpture, books, and hand-dyed textiles. The artist has long investigated gestures of resistance to structures of power and control. She has an abiding interest in mechanisms of displacement and dislocation, as well as questions of appropriation and authenticity. Hours: Wed.-Sun., 12-5 p.m. Admission: $5; $3 for seniors 62+ and students; free for children under 3, members and free the first Saturday every month. 914/251-6100.

ART SHOW: WORKS BY CINDY SACKS. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. Weekends through Sept. 12-4 p.m. 914/864-7282.

MICHELLE SAKHAI: THE ARCANA SERIES—INTERPRETATIONS OF THE TAROT. Madelyn Jordan Fine Art, 37 Popham Rd., Scarsdale. Thru Oct. 19. The solo exhibition will present a new series of paintings based on Major Arcana Tarot. Sakhai has become a true colorist after having an extensive understanding of the movement of light throughout nature and landscape. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 914/723-8738; www.madelynjordanfineart.com.

EDWARD BURKE: COLORLESS AND ODORLESS. Fine Arts Gallery, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. Thru 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.

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.

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.

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. Admission is $10 for adults; $8 for seniors and students with valid ID and free for children under 5 and members. Free admission to all on Tuesdays. Hours: Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 203/869-0376 or 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 $10 for adults; $8 for seniors and students with valid ID and free for children under 5 and members. Free admission to all on Tuesdays. Hours: Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-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. Admission is $10 for adults; $8 for seniors and students with valid ID and free for children under 5 and members. Free admission to all on Tuesdays. Hours: Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 203/869-0376 or www.brucemuseum.org.