Celebrations

Fri., Feb. 20

1ST ANNUAL RED CARPET CELEBRATION OF THE OSCARS®. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe 6:30 p.m. Dinner with wines and beer, screening of clips and interviews from award-winning films and celebrities, swag bags, valuable items for raffle and silent auction and live entertainment. Walk the red carpet and strike a pose. $45. Advance registration and payment required. Register at 914/771-8700.

Circus

Sat.-Mon., Feb. 14-16

ROYAL HANNEFORD CIRCUS. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 6 p.m. each day. Traditional circus in 3 rings. High fliers, the Human Cannonball, the Magical Quick Change, Elephants, Tigers, Bears and Camels and everyone's favorite Grandma-Grandma The Clown, are just a few of the circus stars ready to entertain. All seats are reserved and are on sale at the County Center box office. $25. 914/995-4050 or countycenter.biz.

Comedy

Fri., Feb. 13

JIM BREUER. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 7:30 p.m. One of the country's most popular comics, he's known for his charismatic stage antics, dead-on impressions and family-friendly stand-up. $35. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Fri., Feb. 20

BOBBY COLLINS. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. Comedy for grown-ups. He makes astute observations about life and people around him. $38 & $48. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Sat., Feb. 21

VIC DIBITETTO. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. Super high-energy comedian with a crazy, manic act. $30. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Concerts/Music

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, $50. www.artscenter.org; 914/251-6200.

VALENTINE'S DAY: POP, ROCK & DOO WOP LIVE! Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. An evening of the greatest love songs with The Flamingos featuring Terry Johnson; Jimmy Beaumont & The Skyliners, Emil Stucchio & The Classics, The Cookies, The Jaynettes, The Raindrops and Reparata & The Del-Rons. Plus a rare appearance by the original lead singer of The Paradons, Charles Weldon. Special added attraction: Stan Zizka & The Del-Satins. $55, $65 & $75. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Sun., Feb. 15

RAJ BHIMANI. West Center Congregational Church, 101 Pondfield Rd. W., Bronxville. 2 p.m. The pianist will perform the first book of "Preludes" by Debussy, Brenet's left hand étude "Oceanides" and Schubert's "Song in C Minor." No admission charge; $10 suggested donation. 914/337-3829.

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.

LEON RUSSELL. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 7 p.m. The Rock n Roll Hall of Famer performs his gospel-infused southern boogie piano rock, blues and country music. $35, $45 or $55. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Sun., Feb 22

FACULTY ARTIST NEW MUSIC RECITAL. Reid Hall, Manhattanville College, 2900 Purchase St., Purchase. 3 p.m. Free. Chamber music from the 20th and 21st centuries. 914/323-5260.

Films

Sat., Feb. 14

"BRINGING UP BABY." Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 5 p.m. Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, a leopard, a million dollars, snappy dialogue and humor, along with true love, come together in this screwball comedy. $12 for non-members. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Tues., Feb. 17

"THE WINTER'S TALE." Jacob Burns Film Center 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 3 p.m. The World Stage on Screen from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. New full-length ballet is a dramatic tale of love, loss and reconciliations based on Shakespeare's play. $25 for non-members. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

OSCAR TALK. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 7:30 p.m. Janet Maslin and Mark Harris talk about this year's slate of Academy Award nominees. There will be a Q&A with Mark Harris and Janet Maslin. $15 for non-members. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Tues., Feb. 17 & Mar. 17

WCC FILM SERIES. Gateway Center, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Free and open to the public. Feb. 17: "Belle." Film is based on the true story of Dido Elizabeth (Belle), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Captain, raised by her aristocratic great-uncle and aunt. Her lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Mar. 17: "Wadjda." Comedy drama about an enterprising Saudi girl who signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise funds for the bicycle that has captured her interest. 914/606-5616. www.sunywcc.edu/smartarts.

Wed., Feb. 18

ITALIAN CULTURAL FILM: "CINEMA PARADISO." Westchester Community College, Gateway Building, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 11:15 a.m. Free. A filmmaker recalls his childhood when he fell in love with the movies and formed a deep friendship with the village movie theater's projectionist. 914/606-6790.

"WALK THE LINE." Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 7 p.m. Based on the early life and career of Johnny Cash. $5. www.tarrytowmusichall.org.

AFTER DARK: THE STRANGE, THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE OFFBEAT. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. "Close-Up." 7:45 p.m. 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.

Thru Thurs. Feb. 19

"SEARCHING FOR GENERAL TSO." The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. Who was General Tso and why are we eating his chicken? This feature documentary explores the origins and ubiquity of Chinese-American food through the story of an iconic sweet and spicy chicken dish. www.thepicturehouse.org.

Thurs., Feb. 19

BABY PICTURES: "FIFTY SHADES OF GREY." City Center 15: Cinema de Lux. White Plains. 12 p.m. Baby Pictures offers discounted admission to enjoy a current movie in a convenient, baby-friendly setting. Amenities include dim lighting to allow for easy child care in the auditorium; lowered movie volume for babies' sensitive hearing; baby changing stations and stroller area. $6. www.nationalamusmements.com.

Thru Feb. 25

WE GOT GAME: SPORTS ON FILM. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 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 filmmaker Cheryl Furjanic and JBFC Faculty Sean Weiner. $12 general admission; $7.50 for children under 12. 914/747-5555; www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Lectures

Sun., Feb. 22

NATIVE AMERICAN POTTERY. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 2 p.m. Southwest Pottery: Identities Past, Present and Into the Future, a lecture by Susan Kennedy Zeller, Associate Curator of Native American Art, Brooklyn Museum. Free with Museum admission--$7 for adults; $6 seniors 65 and up and student 5-23 with valid ID. Reservations at educationreservations@brucemuseum.org.

Readings

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. Play focuses on the unlikely friendship between an elderly woman and a young man who is an amateur ichthyologist, highly functioning on the autism spectrum who becomes her caregiver. Suggested donation: $10. No reservations necessary. 914/271-2811; www.hudsonstage.com.

Sat., Feb. 21

"HOW TO KILL YOUR MOTHER WITHOUT REALLY TRYING." White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Pl., White Plains. 7 p.m. Postponed from an earlier date. Comedy about a gay man who invites his mother to dinner and when she becomes too ill to move, she's stuck on the sofa-with the gay man and his lover. This comedy explores relationships, NYC living and much, much more. $15. 914/328-1600.

Symposia

Sat., Feb. 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. 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. Symposium will begin with light refreshments and open galleries after which the speakers will deliver 20-30 minute presentations on their research. ay wilDl 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

Sat., Feb. 21

CASHORE MARIONETTES. Academic Arts Theatre, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 8 p.m. The performance is a series of scenes taken from everyday life and set to music by composers such as Beethoven, Vivaldi, Strauss and Copland. The Cashore Marionettes take the audience on a journey that celebrates the richness of life. It is a powerful, entertaining, surprising, theatrically satisfying one-of-a-kind evening for adults and young adults. $22 general admission; $20 for students/seniors and $16 for children under 13. www.sunywcc.edu/SmartArts; 914/606-6262.

Theater

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 with 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.

Thru Sun., Feb. 28

"MAN OF LA MANCHA." Kweskin Theatre, 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Fri & Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. matinee at 2 p.m. Musical based on "Don Quixote" by Cervantes. $32 for adults; $24 for seniors and $16 for students/children. 203/461-6358; www.curtaincallinc.com.

Workshops

Sun., Feb. 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

LIMINAL: LOU HICKS AND TERESA WATERMAN. Miranda Arts Project Space, 6 N. Pearl St., Port Chester. Sat., Feb 21-Apr. 4. An exhibition of new paintings exploring the subtleties of light and vision in our everyday experiences. Free artist reception Sat., Feb. 21, 5-7 p.m. 914/318-7178.

PERSPECTIVES FROM THE EYES OF FOUR ARTISTS. Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 126 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont. Free. Thru Sat., Feb. 28. Paintings by Jane Black and Marion Schneider and photographs by Ruth Raskin and Rita Baunok present their perspectives of the world through their own individual and unique vision. There will be an opening reception Sat., Feb. 21 from 3-5 p.m. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 12-5 p.m. 914/834-1117.

GREENSCAPES: OF/IN/FROM THE GARDEN. Clay Arts Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Thru Mar. 14. 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.

MARYKNOLLERS ON PATH TO SAINTHOOD. Maryknoll Mission Center, 55 Ryder Ave., Maryknoll, NY. Thru May. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Exhibit features 4 priests on the path to sainthood-Bishop James A. Walsh, Father Thomas F. Price, Bishop Francis X. Ford and Father Vincent R. Capadano. www.maryknollsociety.org.

NOT REALLY: FICTIVE NARRATIVES IN CONTEMPORARY ART. College of New Rochelle, 29 Castle Place, New Rochelle. Thru Apr. 19. An artistic exploration of the illusory, fabricated and contrived nature of our mediated and digitalized world. Closing reception Sun., Apr. 19, 2-4 p.m. Panel discussion featuring some of the Not Really Artists Wed., Mar. 11, 6:45 p.m. Free family day relating to the exhibition Sun., Mar. 15, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Gallery hours: Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 pm., Sat. & Sun., 12-4 p.m. www.cnr.edu/cg.

IMMIGRATION IN RYE. Square House Museum, 1 Purchase St., Rye. Thru 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.