Auditions

Mon., Feb. 2

"MURDER CAN BE HABIT-FORMING." Veterans' Memorial Building, 210 Halstead Ave., Harrison. 7:30-10 p.m. Play will be presented by the Harrison Players Sat., Mar. 21 in a dinner theater format. All roles are open. 914/630-1089; email harrisonplayers@yahoo.com or go to www.harrisonplayers.org.

HUDSON CHORALE. Pleasantville Presbyterian Church, 400 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville. 7:30-10 p.m. by appointment and on subsequent Mondays prior to rehearsals for the concert to take place May 9. The Chorale is welcoming new members in all voice parts at this singer-friendly auditions. The May 9 program features American composers and their poet/writer muses and will be a star-spangled event exploring the richness and beauty of American culture. To schedule an audition time or for additional information contact JeanneWygant@optonline.net or 914/478-0074.

Sun. & Tues., Feb. 8 & 10

"CLUE: THE MUSICAL." Westchester Sandbox Theatre, 931c E. Boston Post Rd., Mamaroneck. Sun., from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Tues. from 5-7 p.m. Open to performers in grades 4-8, this musical is based on the board game Clue. The show will run from Apr. 16-19. A participation fee of $425 is required. All who audition will be cast in the show. 914/630-0804; www.wstshows.com.

Benefits

Sat., Feb. 7

DOWNTON ABBEY COMES TO GREENWICH. Topping Estate, Round Hill Road, Greenwich. 6:30-11:30 p.m. An evening inspired by the beloved PBS program, this is an elegant fundraiser for the Bruce Museum. Elegant cocktail reception and lavish seated dinner. Formal attire; period dress encouraged but not required. Snow date: Sun., Feb. 8 at 5 p.m. Tickets start at $650. To receive an invitation contact Jen Bernstein at jbernstein@brucemuseum.org or 203/413-6761. Tickets can also be purchased online at DowntonAbbeyBruceMuseum.eventbrite.com.

Comedy

Wed., Feb. 11

JOHNNY LAMPERT. Empire City Casino, 810 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers. 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.). Nationally known comedian brings his hysterical, high-level laughs to Yonkers. He will be joined by Erin Jackson. MC will be Gibran Saleem. $25 for non-members. All patrons receive a free drink ticket. www.empirecitycasino.com; 914/968-4200.

Concerts/Music

Every Friday

FRIDAY NIGHT JAZZ JAM. Hastings Station Café, 134 Southside Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson. Live jazz every Friday evening from 7-10 p.m. There will be an open jam session midway through the evening.

Sat., Jan. 31

WILLIE NILE. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. Bracing rock originals, Nile is a master of the timeless qualities of melodic craft, lyrical insight and emotional engagement. $32. www.emelin.org; 914/698-0098.

THE KNIGHTS WITH B...LA FLECK. Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 8 p.m. The Knights are an innovative chamber orchestra. Béla Fleck is a banjo virtuoso known for his innovative programs. $55, $40, $30. www.artscenter.org; 914/251-6200.

Sun., Feb. 1

WINTER INTERLUDE. Classroom Building, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 3 p.m. A musical prelude to the National Football League's biggest game of the year, serving a playbook of captivating and soothing compositions for strings. Performed by WCC's Camerata Chamber Group conducted by violinist Victor Lionti. $18 general admission; $16 seniors and $12 students. www.sunywcc.edu/SmartArts.

Fri., Feb. 6

CHRISTINE LAVIN & DON WHITE. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. Lavin uses her songwriting to bring the insight and wit of a humor columnist together with a novelist's eye for evocative details and White's thoughtful songs sprang from his career in stand-up comedy. Together they are probably the two funniest performers on the folk circuit today. $32. 914/698-0098; www.emelin.org.

Sat., Feb. 7

HOWARD FISHMAN PRESENTS BOB DYLAN'S BASEMENT TAPES. Common Ground Coffeehouse, 1st Unitarian Church of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson. 7:30-10:30 a.m. Musical exploration of Dylan and the Band's "Basement Tapes" sessions from 1967. $20. www.commongroundfusw.org.

Sun., Feb. 8

SYMPHONY OF WESTCHESTER. Iona College, 715 North Ave., New Rochelle. 3 p.m. Annual Family Program featuring young musicians. Featured soloist will be the winner of the second annual Concerto Competition who will perform a movement from Mozart's "Piano Concerto, No. 9. K. 271 in E-flat Major." Members of the Symphony will perform compositions written by the students in the Composers of the Future workshop. Concert is suitable for children ages 4 & older. Tickets are $15 for adults; $5 for children. www.thesymphonyofwestchester.org; 914/654-4926.

Mon., Feb. 9

MICHAEL FRANTI: ACOUSTIC ONE HEART ONE SOUL TOUR. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 7:30 p.m. 35, $45 & $50.

Fri., Feb. 13

LAURIE LEWIS AND THE RIGHT HANDS. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. Singer, fiddle player and guitarist plays with musical partner Tom Rozum on mandolin and joined by some of the best bluegrass musicians. $37. www.emelin.org; 914/698-0098.

Sat., Feb. 14

MIDORI. Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 8 p.m. The classical violinist performs. $80, $65, %40. www.artscenter.org; 914/251-6200.

Sun., Feb. 15

DECODA. Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 3 p.m. Chamber music society of accomplished young musicians. $35. www.artscenter.org; 914/251-6200.

Films

Thru Feb. 25

WE GOT GAME: SPORTS ON FILM. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. Jan. 31: "Maidentrip." 2 p.m. For all ages True coming-of-age story of Laura Dekker who set out to become the youngest person ever to sail solo around the world. Feb. 5: 7:30 p.m. "The Only Real Game." The film, narrated by Melissa Leo, chronicles the efforts of a group of baseball-loving New Yorkers and Major League Baseball representatives who arrive and team up with men, women and children of the Indian state of Manipur to try to help a few dreams come true. There will be a Q&A with filmmaker Mirra Bank and Executive Director Edie Demas. Feb. 12: "Why Sports?" 7:45 p.m. Selection of short films examines the appeal of sports of all kinds-from boxing to synchronized swimming to competing to be the greatest record breaker ever. Feb. 18: "Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist." 7:30 p.m. Tour de France winner Marco Pantani was a hero to millions. He died alone in a cheap Italian hotel room at the age of 34. The startling truth behind his rise and fall is revealed in race footage, reconstructions and interviews with friends, family and colleagues. In English/French/Italian with subtitles. Feb. 25: "Back on Board: Greg Louganis." 7:30 p.m. The man whose grace, beauty and courage sparked a worldwide fascination with diving. Q&A with filmmakrer Cheryl Furjanic and JBFC Facutly Sean Weiner. $12 general admission; $7.50 for children under 12 unless noted otherwise. 914/747-5555; www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Mon., Feb. 2

"A MOST WANTED MAN." Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 5 p.m. The machinations of the intelligence community in Europe come to light through the experience of a German intelligence officer. $12 general public; $7:50 children under 12. www.burnsfilmcenter.org; 914/747-5555.

"UNDER THE SKIN." Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 7:30 p.m. The cinematic story of an other- worldly seductress who beguiles lonely men in the evening in Scotland. $12 general public; $7.50 children under 12. www.burnsfilmcenter.org/ 914/757-5555.

Wed., Feb. 4, 11, 25,
Mar. 4, 11 & 18

FILM CLUB. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 7:30 p.m. Enjoy lively, intelligent discussion and gain access to the Emelin's popular Film Club featuring an eclectic selection of new and exciting films from some of today's most important filmmakers. Enjoy pre-release films and conversation with movie industry guests. Seats are limited. To subscribe call 914/698-0098.

Fri., Feb. 5 & Wed., Feb. 18

AFTER DARK: THE STRANGE, THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE OFFBEAT. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. Feb. 5: "Honeymoon." Young newlyweds head to a cabin in the woods in search of romance, but after Paul finds Bea wandering disoriented in the middle of the night, everything changes and romance slowly gives way to terror. Feb. 18: "Close-Up." A fiction-documentary hybrid based on the true story of a man arrested for impersonating filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf. It's a stunning, layered investigation into movies, identity and artistic creation. In Persian/Azerbaijani with subtitles. Q&A Reel Talk with JBFC Programmer Andrew Jupin. $12 general public; $7.50 children under 12. www.burnsfilmcenter.org; 914/747-5555.

Sun., Feb. 8

"CHERRY COTTAGE: THE STORY OF AN AMERICAN HOUSE." Greenwich Historical Society, 39 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob, Ct. 3:30-6 p.m. Documentary of the 1782 cottage in Stockbridge, Mass. That tells the tale of America drawing on a cast of characters associated with the house across two centuries-many with surprising connections to significant moments in American history. Hans and Kate Morris, who supervised the restoration and searched out period furnishings-will be on hand with director Dave Simonds to take questions from the audience. Wine, other refreshments and light bites will be served at the program. Non-member fee is $15. www.greenwichhistory.org or 203/869-6899, ext. 10.

Readings

Fri., Feb. 6 & Mar. 6

THE NAKD STAGE PLAY READINGS. White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Pl., White Plains. 8 p.m. Feb. 6: "Bus Stop" by William Inge. Mar. 6: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" by Tennessee Williams. $10. 914/328-1600; wppac.com.

Mon., Feb. 9

"PAINTING CHURCHES." Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport, Ct. 7 p.m. A play-in-hand reading of the humorous and poignant play about a Connecticut theatrical family whose daughter is a leading character in TV's "Nurse Jackie." She is on the verge of artistic celebrity and hopes, by painting her parents, to come to terms with them and they with her. $20. 203/227-4177; www.westportplayhouse.org.

Fri., Feb. 13

"WARREN (OR) THOSE PEOPLE." Whippoorwill Hall Theatre, North Castle Library, Kent Place, Armonk. 7:30 p.m. Staged reading of a new play by Brian Quirk presented by the Hudson Stage Company. Suggested donation: $10. No reservations necessary. 914/271-2811; www.hudsonstage.com.

Symposia

Sat., Feb. 7 & 21

BAROQUE BRILLIANCE. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 12-4 p.m. Eight student speakers have been selected from prestigious art history programs to present their research. Doctoral students will present on Feb. 7 and undergraduates will present on Feb. 21. The Museum invited students to submit research on the art and culture of 17th century Europe to complement the current exhibition Northern Baroque Splendor: The Hohenbuchau Collection. The selected students will present on a variety of topics, from Italian Baroque painting to city planning in the 17th century Netherlands. The two symposia will be moderated by top scholars from local universities. Each symposium will begin with light refreshments and open galleries after which the speakers will deliver 20-30 minute presentations on their research. Each day will conclude with moderated session where speakers will answer questions from the audience. Free with museum admission of $7 for adults. Admission fee will be waived for members, students and educators with ID. Reservations are strongly recommended. www.brucemuseum.org; 203/869-0376.

Theater

Fri.-Sun. thru Feb. 1; Thurs. Jan. 22

"BEAU JESTE." Dressing Room Theatre, 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m. Sun. at 2 p.m. and Thurs., Jan. 22 at 8 p.m. A delightful comic look at what happens when introducing a new boyfriend or girlfriend to parents. Sarah Goldman is a nice Jewish girl with a problem-she's dating a WASP executive but her parents want her married to a nice Jewish boy. She calls an escort service to send her a Jewish date to play her beau. $32 for adults; $24 for senior citizens and $16 for students/children. Thursdays are $22. 203/461-6358 or www.curtaincallinc.com.

Thru Apr. 5

"CAMELOT." Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. Thurs.-Sat. dinner at 6:30; show at 8 p.m.; Sun. evening dinner at 5:30, show at 7 p.m.; Sun. matinee lunch at 12, show at 1:30 p.m.; Thurs. matinee and some Wed. matinees lunch at 11:30 a.m., show at 1 p.m. Lerner and Loewe's timeless masterpiece about one of history's greatest love stories. Dinner and show prices range between $54 and $80 plus tax depending on the performances chosen. Beverage service and gratuities are not included in the ticket price. 914/592-2222; www.BroadwayTheatre.com.

Theater

Sat. & Sun., Jan. 31 & Feb. 1

"ROAR OF THE GREASEPAINT-THE SMELL OF THE CROWD." Brownson Hall, Manhattanville College, 2900 Purchase St., Purchase. Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m. Comical, allegorical satire on the British class system of the 1960s performed in the style of the British Music Hall, symbolizing the eternal struggle between the "haves" and the "have-nots." $10 general admission; $5 for students and senior citizens. For reservations call 914/323-7175.

Tues., Feb. 3

DAVID MANET'S "A LIFE IN THE THEATRE." Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 8 p.m. Mamet's loving and laugh-filled behind-the-scenes look at backstage ego trips, feuds, fears and acting tips as an older experienced actor shares a dressing room with a newcomer. Includes mature language. %45 & $30. www.artscenter.org; 914/251-6200.

Tues.-Sun., Feb. 3-8

"13 THE MUSICAL." Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. Evenings at 7 p.m., matinees Feb. 7 & 8 at 2 p.m. A hilarious, high-energy musical for all ages about discovering that "cool" is where you find it, and sometimes where you least expect it. There are four casts performing. Casts include Lee Price (Cast B), Samantha Gibbs (Cast C) and Rachel Dashow (Cat D), all from Rye Brook. Contains mature language and themes. Tickets are $16 for children/seniors and $18 for adults. www.randomfarms.com/tickets. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Fri., Feb. 6 & Mar. 6

THE MAGDALENE MYSTERIES. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 7-9 p.m. Feb. 6: Guardian of the Grail. Mar. 6: Sacred Lands and Hidden Magic. Presented by Gloria Amendola with open discussions. $38 each. 914/967-6080; www.wainwright.org.

Sat., Feb. 7

OUR SINATRA. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. Tribute to Frank Sinatra with the original cast reuniting for this sophisticated production marking Sinatra's centennial year. $45. www.emelin.org; 914/698-0098.

Tours

Wed., Feb. 11, Mar. 11

STROLLER TOURS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 10 a.m. New moms, dads and caregivers with babies are welcome for a guided tour of museum exhibitions. No registration needed. Free with museum admission--$7 for adults; $6 for students up to 22 years and seniors and free for members and children under 5. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.

Workshops

Sun., Feb. 1, 15, Mar. 8 & 29

FAMILY STUDIO WORKSHOP. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 1-3 p.m. All ages. Families explore the process of making art while using quality art-making supplies and discussing current exhibitions. No reservations. $15 per person plus museum admission--$7 for adults; $6 for seniors and students up to 22 years and free for members and children under 5. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.

Exhibits

GREENSCAPES: OF/IN/FROM THE GARDEN. Clay Arts Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Sat., Jan. 31-Mar. 14. There will be an opening reception Sat., Jan. 31 from 6-8 p.m., gallery talk at 7 p.m. This is an exhibit of work inspired by the garden and its accoutrements. Hours: Mon-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and by appointment. 914/937-2047; www.clayartcenter.org.

YOUNG ARTISTS ON THE RISE. Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 126 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont. Thru Feb. 7. Free. Features the work of budding young artists from Mamaroneck and New Rochelle High Schools as well as the French American School of New York. These students, chosen to participate by their teachers, were selected because of their extraordinary talent. Exhibit features works in a wide variety of media. There will be a reception for the students Wed., Feb. 4 from 5-7 p.m. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 12-5 p.m. and by appointment. 914/834-1117; www.mamaroneckartistsguild.org.

IMMIGRATION IN RYE. Square House Museum, 1 Purchase St., Rye. Tues., Feb. 10-Nov. 2015. Through archival documents, photographs and artifacts from the Society's collections and items on loan from local families, the exhibit chronicles the role immigration played in the rapid population growth in Rye and the impact the mass migrations of the 19th and 20th centuries had on a community like Rye. The exhibit also examines some of the back stories of various groups of immigrants-where they come from and equally important, why the emigrated from their home countries and eventually settled in Rye. Hours: Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 914/967-7588; www.ryehistory.org.

TECHNOBODY. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. Thru Mar. 21. There will be a panel discussion with the curators and artists on Thurs., Mar. 19 at 6 p.m. when attendees will learn more about how the artists employ a diverse range of contemporary artistic tools from cyberbodies, avatars and selfies to facial peel and simple paper and pencil. This is a group exhibition that explores the mediated world's impact on and relationship to the physical body in an increasingly virtual world. The exhibition will include video works, drawings and sculpture that alternately balance and question the hope and desire of the immaterial, extended, digital body against the realities of the physical, fragile and ephemeral body. Exhibition is curated by Patricia Miranda of Miranda Arts Project Space in Port Chester. Free and open to the public. Hours: Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sat., 1- a.m.-4 p.m. 914/738-2525.

GREENWICH FACES THE GREAT WAR. Greenwich Historical Society, 39 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob. Thru Mar. 22. A multifaceted, multimedia exhibition that demonstrates how World War I impacted not only men of military age, but also all members of the community-from what they ate and what they manufactured to the relief effort, their daily activities and the people they shunned. Hours: Wed.-Sun., 12-4 p.m. (Sat. & Sun. in Jan. & Feb.). $10 for adults; $8 for seniors and students and free for members and children 6 & under. 203/869-6899; www.greenwichhistory.org.

BURKE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL CENTENNIAL LOBBY EXHIBIT. 785 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Thru Dec. 31. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is celebrating 200 years of pioneering rehabilitation, and the Lobby Exhibit gives visitors insight into Burke's first century with vignettes and sets of artifacts encapsulating how the field of medical rehabilitation has evolved since 1915. The display features a "then and now" theme and gives a glimpse as to what the future holds for the dynamic and ever-changing healthcare landscape. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 914/597-2500.

(RE)DISCOVERING THE "NEW WORLD": MAPS AND SEA CHARTS FROM THE AGE OF EXPLORATION. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Sat., Feb. 7-May 31. Features more than 30 European-made maps and sea charts inspired by New World exploration and published between 1511 and 1757. The exhibition presents a fascinating study in geographic and human progress, as well as a feast for the eyes. Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $7 for adults; $6 for students up to 22 years and seniors; free for members and children under 5 years. Individual admission is free on Tuesday. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.

RELICS FROM THE AGE OF CARBON. Academic Arts Building, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. Thru Mar. 7. Exhibition of artwork by Stuart Vance who is interested in the formal, abstract qualities of freeways, highways, interchanges, railroad bridges and other human-made megastructures. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thurs. evenings 4-6 p.m. www.sunywcc.edu/gallery or 914/606-7867.

COILED AND DECORATED: NATIVE AMERICAN POTTERY. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru Mar. 29. Exhibition will explore the process of creating pottery, from the gathering of clay from the earth through careful firing of the final product. Exhibit showcase the Bruce Museum's collection, along with vessels from other museums. A highlight will be the stunning black on black vessels made by Maria Martinez, often referred to as the matriarch of Native American pottery, and her family members from the San Ildefonso Pueblo in New Mexico. 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.

BECOMING DISFARMER. Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. Thru Mar. 22. Exhibition depicts rural America between 1925 and 1950 in vintage prints made by Mike Disfarner alongside enlargements made posthumously. It shows everyday people-farmers in overalls, enlisted men in uniform, kids in prom attire, housewives in aprons. Hours: Tues.-Sun., 12-5 p.m. $5 general public; $3 seniors; free for members, children 12 & under and Purchase College students, faculty and staff. 914/251-6100.