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February 28, 2019 at 11:18 a.m.
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Sun., Mar. 10

BRAZILIAN CARNIVAL. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Free and open to all ages. Features dancing in the streets with a performance by Samba Novo that has been providing Brazilian and Caribbean music and dance entertainment for over 30years, providing entertainment worldwide. Colorful costumes and exuberant dancing to samba music is the staple of the Carnival festival. Drumming adds to the festivities in a style called Batucada. This is a substyle of samba and refers to an African-influenced Brazilian percussive style. A workshop on mask making will follow the dance led by artist teacher Luiza Cardenuto. 914/738 2525;


Thru Mon., Mar. 11

LUCY’S LAUGH LOUNGE. 446 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville. Mar. 2: Maureen Langan. 7:30 p.m. She is one of the smartest, most fearlessly funny comics working today, her exceptional wit and honest rants on life’s absurdities make her a comedy standout.  Mar. 4 & 11: Open Mic Comedy. 7:30 p.m. Free. Mar. 6: Matt Korff. 8 p.m. He is a stand-up comic and Emmy-winning TV writer who currently writes for the Daily Show with Trevor Noah and used to write for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.  Mar. 7: Hard-Headed Comedy. 8 p.m. Comedians Luz Michelle, Ralph Anthony, Teresa Degaetano and Paul Spratt.  Mar. 8: Sean Morton Headlining. All shows are $20 unless noted otherwise. Admission is for ages 16 & over or 13 & over with a parent. 914/200-4812.

Sat., Mar. 9

LEA DELARIA LIVE IN CONCERT. Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 8 p.m. Side-splitting comedy and bravura jazz vocals by the much loved and outspoken actress, comedian, musician and gay icon. Recommended for ages 18+. $13.75-$62.50.


Thru Sun., Mar. 10

JAZZ FORUM ARTS. 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown. Mar. 1 & 2: Nilon Matta and Brazilian Voyage: 70th Birthday Bash featuring Brian Lynch. 7 & 9:30 p.m. $20-$25. Mar. 3: Roseanna Vitro salutes Sarah Carmen, Ella & Joe with the David Janeway Trio. $15-$20.  Mar. 8 & 9: Levin Brothers featuring special guest, David Spinozza. 7 & 9:30 p.m. $20-$25. Mar. 10: The Lagond Honors & All Stars Band featuring “king” Solomon icks. 4 & 6 p.m. $250$20.; 914/631-1000.

Fri., Mar. 1

THE EARLS OF LEICESTER FEATURING JERRY DOUGLAS. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. They are on a mission to preserve and promote the bluegrass legacy of Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs. $55 & $45.; 914/698-0098.

JAMS AT JAY. Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 7:15 & 8:45 p.m. Evening features Margaret Mcduffie. She can make you stare straight down the barrel of a tough current truth one minute, and the next have you thinking about how much pure, complex, welcome power lies in a simple love song. $25.; 914/698-9275.

ALAN PARSONS LIVE PROJECT. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. He is a music icon & sonic master of progressive rock. The Alan Parsons Project is known for their concept albums (including adaptations of Poe and Asimov books) with a revolving cast of musicians. $58, $78, $88 & $98.

Sat., Mar. 2

HUNGARIAN FIRE. Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 5 p.m. Performance by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Program: Brahms’ Selected Hungarian Dances for Violin and Piano; Kodály’s Serenade for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 12; Bartok’s Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet and Piano; Legeti’s Selected Piano Etudes and Dohnányi’s Quintet No. 1 in C Minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola and Cello, Op. 1. $62.50 & $35. 914/251-6200.

Sun., Mar. 3

POP, ROCK & DOO WOP LIVE. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 7:30 p.m. Artists: Larry Chance & The Earls, The Belmonts, Emil Stucchio & The Classics, The Duprees, The Mystics, The Marcels and The Traditions. $49-$89.

Fri., Mar. 8

BRUCE IN THE USA: THE WORLD’S #1 TRIBUTE TO BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E STREET BAND. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. Much more than just another tribute! This high-energy musical experience is a note-perfect and visually accurate recreation of a Bruce Springsteen & The E St. Band show. The Bruce In The USA Band consists of seasoned world-class professional musicians. This high end, powerhouse band has taken this genre of performance art to a whole new level, making it the World’s #1 Tribute to the E Street Band’s musical legacy. $28, $33 & $38.

Sat., Mar. 9

CHAPPAQUA ORCHESTRA: TOGETHER IN MUSIC. Chappaqua Performing Arts Center, 480 Bedford Rd., Chappaqua. 4-5 p.m. Family concert features a tryout by Barbara Yahr for the position of the new permanent conductor. Six to 8 young people with special needs will be performing with the orchestra on stage. $25 for adults; $15 for ages 4-15; 3 & under on laps are free. 1D00554221/DC4371.

Sun., Mar. 10

AMERICAN BRASS QUINTET. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 4 p.m. One of the premier chamber music ensembles of our time. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine during the concert and a moderated discussion with the artists after the event. $40, $35 & $25.; 914/698-0098.

THE MUSICAL BOX: “A GENESIS EXTRAVAGANZA,” AN UNPRECEDENTED MUSICAL FEAST OF 1970-1977 FAVORITES & RARITIES. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 7 p.m. In an all-out performance of live visual signature stunts, a museum-worthy array of vintage instruments and a dizzying pace of iconic tracks and stage rarities, The Musical Box indulges for the first time in its 25-year existence in an intense 3 ACT voyage in the world of early Genesis. $35, $45 & $55.


Tues., Mar. 5

KEVIN YOUNG IN CONVERSATION. Purchase College Humanities Theatre, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase, 4:30 p.m.  Free and open to the public. Young is the poetry editor at The New Yorker and the Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. He has published 10 books of poetry and two award-winning non-fiction books. For more information, go to or call 914.251.6550.


Sun., Mar. 3

FRED ASTAIRE DANCE STUDIO DANCESPIRATION. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 3 p.m. Rescheduled from Jan. 19. Each year the students and teachers of the Tarrytown Fred Astaire Dance Studio celebrate the magic of ballroom dance with an extravaganza of foxtrots, salsas, rumbas and show dances. This year’s show has been created by three award winning choreographers and inspired by the world music legends of many decades and generations, like Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Lady Gaga and many more!!! $35.

Sun., Mar. 10

PETER PAN ON ICE.: ICE DANCE MUSICAL. Westchester Community College, Academic Arts Theatre, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 3 p.m. An ice dance adventure to Neverland, this unique full-length musical on ice is a family friendly show with Incredible professional skaters, sensational music and an enchanting story line that delivers a magical experience, fusing theatre and the art of figure skating.: $30 (general admission), $28 (non-WCC students/seniors/fac-staff), and $24 (children under 13). Tickets can either be purchased in advance by mailing with a check or by cash at the Box Office, 30 minutes before the scheduled performance time.  For online credit card purchases, please visit and click on the “Buy Tickets” link.


Thurs., Mar. 7

THE GOLDEN AGE OF CARTOONING IN CONNECTICUT. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 6-8 p.m. Chance Browne (son of Dik Browne), Cullen Murphy (son of Jack Murphy) and Brian, Greg and Neal Walker (sons of Mort Walker) pay tribute to their fathers and to an extraordinary community of cartoonists. Snow date: Mar. 28. Registration required. Go to and click on Reservations.


Thru Mar. 7

THE MEDITATIVE LIFE 2019: CONSCIOUSNESS, MEANING AND CONNECTION. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. Series explores not only meditation and mindfulness, but also the many ways in which we investigate the different realms of the human experience. This year’s programs draw us close to spiritual leaders and practitioners, steep us in music and art, and bring us into the worlds of kirtan, monastic life, and yoga. They encourage us to grapple with the end of life, the nature of reality, provocative treatments for trauma—and how to really listen.  Mar. 4: “Mantra.” 2 & 7 p.m. With a history dating back centuries in India, kirtan (call-and-response yogic chanting) began to catch on in the West during the ’60s and is now all around us. Kirtan stars win Grammy Awards and pack theaters, with artists blending traditional melodies and words with rock, R&B, hip hop, and electronica. Mar. 7: “Tibet: The Trail of Light.” 1 p.m. Documentary follows the wanderings of Ani Rigsang, a Tibetan nun. This rich and mysterious film, takes us through some of the world’s most remote and difficult settings, traversing a landscape that is simultaneously real and mythic, secular and sacred.  “Zen for Nothing.” 2 & 7:15 p.m. Film is filled with moments of pristine beauty and meditative calm, as well as humor and humanity. We follow the experience of a Swiss novice, Sabine, as she arrives at the Antaiji Zen monastery, hidden in the lushly wooded mountains on the west coast of Japan. As she is swept up in the community’s rhythms, we steep in their religious practice, studies, and daily chores. But there are also picnics, loud music, dancing, and Wi-Fi—and a lot of warm conversation and laughter. All films are $14.

Sat., Mar. 9

THE FLY FISHING FILM TOUR 2019.” Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. This is a one of a kind experience. Each year anglers of all ages gather in big cities and small towns alike to soak up films from around the world, spin a few yarns amongst friends and dream about casts yet unmade. In its 13th lap around the globe, the Fly Fishing Film Tour is packed with remarkable films, topnotch stories and imagery that will fuel your dreams for months to come. With an emphasis on the people, places and fisheries that help make up the vast world of fly fishing, the 2019 F3T will take you from Alaska to Florida, South Dakota to French Polynesia, British Columbia to the coast of Australia and more! This remarkable evening of outdoor cinema is in itself an adventure you won’t soon forget. $18.


Sun., Mar. 10

(914) CARES KIDS’ KLOSET FASHION SHOW GALA. Willow Ridge Country Club, 123 North St., Harrison. 6:30 p.m. Kids’ Kloset is a volunteer driven program that provides Westchester County children and families in need with donated clothing and related items free of charge. At this event, 60 kids from across Westchester including several recipients of the charity, have the opportunity to walk the runway to raise money for Kids’ Kloset. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction and a fabulous kids fashion show. Tickets are $150 which includes one adult and child. A VIP ticket guarantees a front row table to the fashion show and covers one adult.


Thurs, Mar. 7

CARNEVALE A VENEZIA. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 7 p.m. Presented by Anita Sanseverino. Photographer/lecturer Anita Sanseverino will explain the interesting history of Carnevale, its origin, meaning, and will give you a visual perspective of the rituals, with the city of Venice as the backdrop. She will display her mask collection from Venice and will set the stage for her presentation with a surprise! $25 for non-members. Prepayment and advance registration required. www.wiccny,org.

Sat., Mar. 9

THE HOUSE OF SALVATORE FERRAGAMO. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 10:30 a.m. Presented by Toni McKeen. Learn about the young boy who started making shoes for his sisters and developed his skills into a luxury brand. Discover how his fashion became a global phenomenon worn by many celebrities. $25 for non-members. Prepayment and advance registration required. www.wiccny,org.


Tues., Mar. 5

BRENDAN FAY & CATHERINE YOUNG. Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 9:30-10:45 a.m. & 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Fay is a human rights activist, writer, public speaker and filmmaker. Young is an award-winning contemporary dancer and choreographer. Free and open to the public.

Fri., Mar. 8

“THE REVOLUTIONISTS.” Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport. 7 p.m. Free. Celebrate International Women’s Day with a play reading of The Revolutionists, an irreverent comedy about four women-- a spy, an assassin, a writer, and a royal--fighting for art, activism, and sisterhood. The reading puts a comedic spin on contemporary political and social issues as seen through the eyes of four historic women, reimagined as heroines of the French Revolution. Reservations required,


Fri.-Sun., Mar. 1-3 & 8-10

FOOTLOOSE THE MUSICAL.” St. Catherine Players, St. Catherine of Siena Lucey Parish Hall, 4 Riverside Ave., Riverside, CT. Sat. at 8 p.m.; Sun. at 2 p.m. $21 in advance at; $25 at the door.

Fri.-Sun., Mar. 8-17

“OLEANNA.” Westchester Collaborative Theater, 23 Water St., Ossining. Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 3 p.m. In Oleanna, a seemingly innocent exchange between a college professor and student turns into a fiendishly accurate X-ray of the mechanisms of power, censorship, and abuse. The professor’s chances at tenure suddenly are jeopardized by the female student’s allegations against him of sexual exploitation. Sizzling with suspense, the play famously keeps audiences on the edge of their seats – and puts couples at odds – as they struggle to decide who to side with. The play contains mature content appropriate for ages 13 and up. $25; $20 for students 18 & under. ). Tickets can be purchased online at, or through

Fri.-Sun., Mar. 9-17

”ANNIE.” Irvington Town Hall Theater, 53 Main St., Irvington.  Mar. 9 & 16 at 7 p.m. Mar. 10 & 17 at 2 p.m. and Mar. 16 at 1 p.m. Presented by the Clocktower Players. $35 adults; $23 seniors and students. 914/591-6602;


MODERN FAMILIES: A PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION. ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Sun., Mar. 3-May 25. Opening reception Sun., Mar. 3, 2-4 p.m. Exhibition focuses the camera lens on the families we’re given and the families we choose. Rarely-exhibited group portraits by Harlem Renaissance photographer James Van Der Zee will be presented alongside contemporary photography that illuminates the diverse definitions of family in our community. Photographers include Gillian Laub, formerly of Rye Brook. Gallery hours: Tues.-Fri., 12-5 p.m., Sat. 12-6 p.m.

STRANGE LEGACY. Kenise Barnes Fine Arts Gallery, 1947 Palmer Ave., Larchmont. Fri., Mar. 1-Apr. 20. . The solo exhibition features new paintings by Canadian artist Janna Watson. Opening reception with the artist Fri., Mar. 1, 6:30 -8 p.m., public invited. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10-5:30 p.m. or by appointment.

WAVELENGTH. Kenise Barnes Fine Arts Gallery, 1947 Palmer Ave., Larchmont. Fri., Mar. 1-Apr. 20. The solo exhibition features new work by Brooklyn artist Margaret Neill.  Opening reception with the artist Fri., Mar. 1, 6:30 -8 p.m., public invited. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10-5:30 p.m. or by appointment.

JAZZ FORUM WINTER 2019 ART EXHIBIT. 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown. Ongoing. Features photographs, drawings, collages and paintings of notable jazz artists by Andres Chapparo, Ken Frankling, Omar Kharem, Mitchell Seidel and Alice Soyer.; 914/631-1000.

BURIED TREASURES OF THE SILK ROAD. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru June 2. Showcases the collection of Chinese tomb sculpture in the Fred and Jane Brooks Collection at the museum. Features dozens of rare and delicate terra cotta figurines, painted and glazed ceramics and other antiquities. Mar. 18: 10-11 a.m. Virginia Bower, Adjunct Professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia will discuss “Of Camels and Kings: The Silk Road and Tang Dynasty Tomb Sculpture. $10 for non-members. Apr. 18: 6-8 p.m. David Ake Ssnsabaugh will present “Providing for the Afterlife in Han Dynasty China.” 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;

HYPERACCUMULATORS. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. Thru Mar. 23. A group exhibition that considers how contemporary artists explore connections between nature, toxicity, and the potential for regeneration. Show is mutually inspired by a hyper-awareness of human impact on the climate and environment – the so-called Anthropocene, a new geological period characterized by ecosystem failures, rising sea levels, and other disturbances, and by “hyperaccumulators” – plants capable of growing in soils with very high concentrations of metals. Such plants are known for their ability to extract those contaminants, therefore helping to restore the ecosystem. Mar. 2: Artist Talk. 2-4 p.m. Free and open to all ages!  Gallery hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 914/738-2525.

A FRENCH AFFAIR: DRAWINGS AND PAINTINGS FROM THE HORVITZ COLLECTION. Fairfield University Art Museum, 1073 N. Benson Rd., Fairfield, Ct. Thru Mar. 29. The 80 works on view comprise two separate exhibitions—Imaging Text: Drawings for French Book Illustrations and 17th and 18th Century French Paintings. Mar. 6: Lecture: 18th-century French Drawings at 5 p.m.  with Elizabeth Rudy Ph.D. All events are free and open to the public. Advance registration is recommended.

THE GREAT RACE. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Thru Mar. 30. Narrates the travels of the 12 zodiac animals to the Jade Emperor to solidify their place in the Chinese calendar. Each ceramic artist has chosen one animal of the zodiac to represent in clay—their own unique history shapes their contemporary interpretation. Each artist will provide information as to why they chose each animal and how it is relevant to contemporary culture. Gallery hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment.

MASTERPIECES FROM THE MUSEUM OF CARTOON ART. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru Apr. 20. Exhibition will showcase more than 100 original works celebrating the history of this unique art form in America including comic strips, newspaper panels, comic books, editorial cartoons, magazine cartoons, caricature, illustration and animation. Mar. 7: Panel tribute to the Golden Age of Cartooning in Connecticut with Cullen Murphy, Chance Browne, Brian, Greg and Neal Walker. Mar. 13: 10:30 am, the Bruce presents a film screening of Stripped. This 2014 documentary (85 minutes) features renowned cartoonists like Jim Davis (Garfield), Cathy Guisewite (Cathy), Mort Walker (Beetle Bailey), and Jeff Keane (The Family Circus), discussing their beloved art form and its current predicament in the shift from print to digital media. 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;

NINA CHANEL ABNEY: ROYAL FLUSH. Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. Thru June 30. Abney is one of the most important young artists on the rise today. She tackles controversy—homophobia, race, politics, consumerism and inequity. Her bold, flat colorful paintings and collages are packed with symbols, numbers, words, emojis, figures and body parts—all informed by celebrity culture, video games, social media, hip-hop, tabloid news and the 24-hour news cycle. Hours: Wed.-Sun., 12-5 p.m. $5; $3 seniors 62 & over and students; free for children under 12 & members; free for all the first Saturday each month. 914/251-6100;

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 particular 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.

THE CREATIVE SPIRIT. Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 126 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont. Thru Mar. 2. Members’ group exhibition on Creativity: relating to or involving the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 12-5 p.m. 914/934-1117;

DEEP SKIN. Fine Arts Gallery, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. Mon., Mar. 4-Apr. 12. Features paintings, drawings and prints by Cynthia Lin that originate from images of skin. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thurs. evenings, 4-6 p.m.; 914/606-6835.

UP AND DOWN: GLOBAL VISIONS. Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd., Rye. Thru Mar. 2. The works of Nestor Madalengoitia & Tova Snyder, two unique artists with two unique view of the world. Hours: Mon. & Sat., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

GHOSTS: FRENCH HOLOCAUST CHILDREN. Fairfield University Art Museum, 1073 N. Benson Rd., Fairfield, Ct. Thru Mar. 2. An installation of sculptural and photographic work by Hirsch Projects. Hours: Wed.-Sat., 12-4 p.m.

MINIATURING MODERNISM: RICHARD PETTIBONE PAINTS THE NEUBERGER’S RICKEY COLLECTION. Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. Thru June 17. A display of some of the abstract works by well-known artists that were collected over time by George and Edith Rickey. Exhibited alongside the Pettibone works on view are their large-scale corresponding prints, paintings and sculptures.,

PRESSED FOR TIME: BOTANICAL COLLECTING AS GENTEEL PASTIME OR SCIENTIFIC PURSUIT? Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru Mar. 3. Widely popular nationwide in the 1820s, botanical collecting was practiced by both laymen and professionals. Highlighting botanical collecting in Connecticut from 1885-1944, this exhibition presents numerous beautiful and fragile historical herbarium sheets. These pressed and dried plants were made for both study and pleasure, destined to be useful for decades after collection. Visitors will be introduced to the many collectors and learn of the diverse reasons they collected their specimens--some collected for purely scientific reasons; others to enjoy relaxing walks in the fields. 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;

THE DAWN OF MODERN MEDICINE. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru Apr. 7. Exhibition presents a thought-provoking examination of how far medical technology advanced across the 19th century—and how once-revolutionary concepts and instruments became commonplace. The exhibition showcases approximately 100 artifacts ranging from surgical tools to quack patent medicines to early x-ray tubes, telling the story of how various branches of diagnostic and therapeutic medicine evolved. 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;

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.; 203/869-6899.

WAXING POETIC. Pelham Art Center, 155 Firth Ave., Pelham. Thru Spring 2019. To Wax Poetic is to grow more expansive or expressive lyrically. Growth and transformation are inherent in the verb to wax, and within the creative or poetic process itself. Each of the six New York based artists in this exhibition has created a symbolic language, or aesthetic, using encaustic paint. Encaustic is the ancient medium of beeswax, resin and pigment, applied while molten. The medium is highly adaptable, and each artist has works selected to show the possibilities of the medium and the breadth of their vision. The new public artwork by Sui Park in the courtyard consists of five exciting creations that hang, lay and stand in different areas in the courtyard and around the art center. The materials are non-durable, disposable, trivial and easily consumed. Hours: Mon., Wed. & Thurs., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

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

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.

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. 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

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. 


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