Pianist Alon Goldstein will perform with the Symphony of Westchester Sat., Nov. 9. See “Concerts/Music” for details.
Pianist Alon Goldstein will perform with the Symphony of Westchester Sat., Nov. 9. See “Concerts/Music” for details.


Thru Sun., Nov. 17

JAZZ FORUM ARTS. 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown. Nov. 8 & 9: Houston Person Quartet: Birthday Celebration. 7 & 9:30 p.m. $25-$30. Nov. 10: Matthew Parrish Quartet. 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. Nov. 15 & 16: David Amram @89. 7 & 9:30 p.m. $20-$25. Nov. 17: Rogerio Boaccato Quartet. 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. www.jazzforumarts.org; 914/631-1000.

Sat., Nov. 9

AN EVENING WITH LAINIE KAZAN. White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Pl., White Plains. 8 p.m. She uses songs to talk about her life, her loves, her Broadway shows. Tickets start at $45. The $80 premium ticket includes a post-concert Meet & Greet with Ms. Kazan. 914/328-1600; www.wppac.com.

STEVEN PAGE. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. Rock music. Opening act will be singer-songwriter, Dean Friedman. $40 & $35. www.emelin.org; 914/698-3045.

SYMPHONY OF WESTCHESTER. Iona College, Christopher J. Murphy Auditorium, 715 North Ave., New Rochelle. 8 p.m. Pianist Alon Goldstein will perform this all-Beethoven program that includes “Piano Concerto no. 5, op. 73 in E flat major. Also on the program are “Coriolan Overture, op. 62” and “Symphonie no. 5, op. 67 in C minor. Tickets are $55 general admission, $40 seniors (65+) and $15 for students with ID. www.thesymphonyofwestchester.org or 914/654-4926.

ANI DI FRANCO. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. Punk, funk, hip hop, jazz, soul and electronica. Special guest: Treya Lam, a classically trained instrumentalist and songwriter. $39, $49 & $65. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Sun., Nov. 10

WESTCHESTER SYMPHONIC WINDS. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 3 p.m. Two works by Shelly Hanson plus Pete Friedmann, narrator. $20 general admission; $15 seniors and students. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

PURCHASE CHORUS. Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 4 p.m. The Purchase Symphony Orchestra plus local high school musicians in “Haiti Alive.” Purchase Jazz Interpretations Combo and members of the Purchase Dance Company. $20. www.artscenter.org.

Wed., Nov. 13

SOUL VOICES: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS. Music Building, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 7 p.m. Free. Soul Voices celebrates the diverse and talented student body of Purchase College. Comprised of young people of various backgrounds, interests and major study areas, the singers in the group come together to experience and express to their audience the unity possible via the great and universal gift of the human voice. 914/251-6959.

Thurs., Nov. 14

BUDDY GUY. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. Blues legend and Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Famer performs. Opening act is Tom Hambridge. $78-$148. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

PURCHASE PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE: LOOKING BACKWARD III—1970S-80S. Music Building, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 8 p.m. Free. Program: “Sextet“ by Steve Reich; “Antiphonies for Percussion” by David Saperstein, “Rain Tree” by Toru Takemitsu and “Wake for Charles Ives” by James Tenney. 914/251-6959.

Sat., Nov. 16

FAMILY FUN DAY. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free and open to the public; no tickets required. dance, circus acts, theater acts with music, fall-themed arts & crafts, healthy snacks and many fun surprises. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

JONATHAN BYRD & THE PICK-UP COWBOYS. Common Ground Coffeehouse, 25 Old Jackson Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson. 7:30 p.m. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. www.commongroundconcerts.com.

CHOUK BWA. PepsiCo Theatre, Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 8 p.m. Haitian roots music. $15, $20 & $30. 914/251-6200.

Sun., Nov. 17

6TH ANNUAL YOUTH A CAPPELLA FESTIVAL. Mamaroneck High School, 1000 W. Boston Post Rd., Mamaroneck. 2-4:30 p.m. Free. Hosted by The Westchester Chordsmen. Scheduled to appear: 2 groups from Edgemont High School, 3 groups from Mamaroneck High School, 2 groups from Pleasantville High School and 2 groups from Valhalla High School. There will also be a brief concert by the Westchester Chordsmen Chorus plus a special appearance by Midtown Quartet: barbershop Harmony Society Mid-Atlantic District Champions and the current 5th place international medalists. www.chordsmen.org.

THE ALEXANDER STRING QUARTET. Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester, 2125 Westchester Ave., Rye. 4 p.m. A reception with the musicians and sponsors follows the performance. $40; free for students. 914/320-4168.

Crafts, Fairs & Festivals

Fri.-Sun. Nov. 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.

Sat. & Sun., Nov. 9 & 10

CRAFTWESTPORT. Fieldhouse, Staples High School, North Avenue, Westport, Ct. Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Uncommon, handmade, one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your holiday list. Net proceeds from admission fees will be distributed to local charitable agencies. There will be Sunday Funday Kidzone featuring family friendly activities. Admission: $10 general admission; $9 seniors (62+); $5 for children 12-16 and free for children under 12. 845/331-7900.

Sun., Nov. 10

FOLK ART EVENT. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. 2-4 p.m. Free and open to all ages. Event celebrates cultures from around the globe with performances, art-making opportunities that are free and open to the public. Indigenous American Folk Art. Members of the Matinecock Tribe of Queens and Long Island will introduce attendees to local indigenous American history, culture and customs. 914/738-252

Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 14-16

A GLOBAL FESTIVAL OF ARTS, CULTURE & IDEAS: HAITI. Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. Festival will present lectures, performances, film screenings and art at various venues across campus. All events are open to the public. The full schedule can be found at www.purchase.edu/globalfestival.


Sun., Nov. 10

DORRANCE DANCE. Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 3 p.m. Tap dancing. Program: “Jungle Blues,” “Three to One” and “Myelination. $70, $45 & $30. www.artscenter.org.


Wed., Nov. 13

“SOMETIMES A GREAT NOTION.” Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 1 p.m. From the series Adapted: Page to Screen. Based on the second novel by Ken Kesey, his follow-up to One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, this adaptation stars Paul Newman as Hank Stamper, the oldest son of an Oregon logging family headed by Henry. Hank’s half-brother, Leeland returns after a 10-year absence to work in the family business. Leeland’s presence causes friction with his father—who resents his prodigal son’s counterculture mindset—and Hank, who perceives Leeland as a threat to his own position in the family’s hierarchy. Post-screening discussion with series curator, Sarah Soliman. $15. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Wed., Nov. 13 & 20

EMELIN FALL FILM CLUB 2019. 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 7:30 p.m. Hosted by David Schwartz. Some 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.

Thurs., Nov. 14

“THE LEARNING TREE.” Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 7 p.m. From the series Remix: The Black Experience in Film, Media and Art. Reel Talk with Mia Mask.  Celebrated photographer Gordon Parks was the first African American to direct mainstream studio films. While he’s best known for Shaft, his film career started with The Learning Tree, based on his semi-autobiographical novel. His sensitive, evocative, and beautifully cinematic portrayal of a young man coming of age in rural Kansas in the 1920s was one of the first 25 films selected by the Library of Congress for the National Film Registry. $17. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Fri., Nov. 15

THE LAVENDER SCARE.” Irvington Town Hall Theater, 85 Main St., Irvington. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Film is the untold story of an unrelenting campaign by the federal government under President Eisenhower to identify and fire employees suspected of being homosexual who declared gay men and lesbians to be a threat to the security of the country and therefore unfit for government service. In doing so, he triggered the longest witch hunt in American history. Screening will be followed by a discussion with the film’s director, Josh Howard. Mayor Brian Smith will also introduce the short film “Hiding in Daylight.” Standard seating is $15.  www.Irvingtontheater.com.


Sat., Nov. 16

HUDSON STAGE COMPANY FALL GALA. Private estate at 16 Patriots Farm Place, Armonk. 5-7:30 p.m. Cocktail party honoring the noted actor, Bill Pullman. Event will feature an intimate Q&A with Pullman. $200 per person. www.HudsonStage.com or 914/271-2811.


Sun., Nov. 10

PHILIPPE DE MONTEBELLO. Chappaqua Performing Arts Center, 480 Bedford Rd., Chappaqua. 5:30-7 p.m. The Katonah Museum of Art will honor De Montebello, the longest serving director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, with the Himmel Award. He will speak about the changing world of museums and art, have a conversation with KMA Executive Director Michael Gitlitz and take questions from the audience. There will be a post-award dinner at Crabtree’s Kittle House. Tickets for the lecture are $75 for non-members; $15 for students. Tickets that include dinner are $350. Pre-paid reservations for either/both are recommended at 914/767-2968.


Thru Nov. 24

“AN AMERICAN IN PARIS.” Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. Thurs.-Sat. dinner at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m.; Sun. evening dinner at 5:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m.; Wed., Thurs. & some Fri. matinees lunch at 11:30 a.m.; show at 1 p.m.; Sun. matinees lunch at 12 p.m.; show at 1:30 p.m.  This is the thrilling story of a young American soldier, a beautiful French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Prices for dinner and show range between $61-$91 plus tax, depending on the performance chosen. Beverage service and gratuities are not included in ticket prices. 914/592-2268; www.broadwaytheatre.com.

Thurs.-Sun., thru Nov. 17

“THE UNDERPANTS.” Dressing Room Theatre, Curtain Call Inc., 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Thurs.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m. Play by Steve Martin is a 90-minute romp set in Germany, 1910 and tells of a newly married Louise who is bored with her demanding and uptight bureaucrat husband.  Then one day at the royal parade, she jumps up on a bench to see the king go by and her bloomers come loose falling down around her ankles. Her husband is panicked that her display will cost him his job and reputation. But suddenly the room they’ve been trying to rent has plenty of takers and it just have something to do with her underpants. $35 for adults; $25 for senior citizens and $17.50 for children. Thrifty Thursday tickets are $27.50. 203/461-6358 x36 or www.curtaincallinc.com.

Thru Nov. 9

“THE LION IN WINTER.” Wilton Playshop, 15 Lovers Lane, Wilton. Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m. Play tells the story of the Plantagenet family, who are locked in a free-for-all of competing ambitions to inherit a kingdom. $25 & 30. 203/762-7629; wiltonplayshop.org.

Thru Sat., Nov. 23

“DON JUAN.” Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport. Tues. at 7 p.m., Wed.-Sat. at 8 p.m., matinees Wed. at 2 p.m., Sat. & Sun. at 3 p.m. Meet the legendary Don Juan in this modern-dress production of the satirical, classic comic tale.  Nov. 9: Opening night; Nov. 10: Sunday Symposium. Following the performance translator/adapter Brendan Peisure guest speaker in conversation about the play with director David Kennedy; Nov. 12: Together at the Table Family Dinner; Nov. 14: Post-play dialogues; Nov. 17: Open Captions; Nov. 20: Backstage Pass; Nov. 21: Playhouse Happy Hour and Thursday Talk Back. Tickets start at $30. www.westportplayhouse.org.

Sat. & Sun., Nov. 9, 10,16 & 17

“12TH NIGHT.” Irvington Town Hall, 85 Main St., Irvington. Nov. 9 & 16 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 10 & 17 at 2 p.m. A new musical adaptation by the Clocktower Players. Shakespeare gets a shake-up as soulful melodies and R&B beats weave through this musical adaption.  $35 for adults; $23 seniors & students. 914/591-6602. www.irvingtontheater.com.

Thurs., Nov. 14

HAMLET?” Gateway Building, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 12:30 & 2:30 p.m. This one-woman stage show features Annie Saenger who wrote and produced the stage show that uses humor, horror and confessional honesty to engage audiences while exploring the emotional nuances of the work. She carves out a place for herself in one of the most beautiful, mysterious and misogynistic texts in the history of the English language. Free and open to the public. 914/606-6716.


Thurs., Nov. 14

BYOB THURSDAY NIGHT OUT: KEEPSAKE COLLAGE ON CANVAS. Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd., Rye. 6:15-9 p.m. For ages 21 & up. We all have many memories that we've collected & saved over the years. Would you like to take a couple of them and turn them into wall art that tells a narrative? You will learn to do just that in this workshop. Using collaging & mixed media techniques, you will give your memory a new life & tell its story on canvas! $65. www.ryeartscenter.org.


CATHERINE LATSON. Kenise Barnes Fine Art, 1947 Palmer Ave., Larchmont.  Fri., Nov. 15-Dec. 21. This is a one-person exhibition featuring seven new works by Latson who is inspired by the complexities of organization in living organisms. There will be a reception Fri., Nov. 15, 6:30-8 p.m. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and by appointment. www.kbfa.com.

ART GOT INTO ME: THE WORK OF ENGELS THE ARTIST. Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. Thru Dec. 22. Subject of the exhibit is art that pushes the boundaries and raises important questions and is a 10-year survey of the works of Engels, a Haitian-born, self-taught artist. Nov. 14 & 16: public studio visits with the artist, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Gallery hours: Wed.-Sun., 12-5 p.m. Admission: $5 ages 12-adult; $3 seniors 62+; free for children under 12 and the first Saturday each month. www.neuberger.org.

JULIA GALLOWAY: THE ENDANGERED SPECIES PROJECT. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Thru Nov. 16. Gallery hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment. 914/937-2047.