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Arts & Entertainment

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Thru Sat., June 29

YONKERS COMEDY CLUB. 257 Market St., Yonkers. Every Thurs.: Comedy Night. 8 p.m. $10. Every Friday: Friday Comedy Night. 8 & 9:45 p.m.  $20. June 28: Jacob Williams. 10-11:45 p.m. $10. June 29: Ian Fridance. 8 & 9:45 p.m. Ages 16 + over unless noted otherwise. For ticket information call 914/358-9260 or go to

Thru Mon., July 8

LUCY’S LAUGH LOUNGE. 446 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville. June 28: Robyn Schall. 7:30 p.m. $20. Ages 16+; 13+ with parent. July 1 & 8: 7:30 p.m. Open Mic Nite. Free.; 914/200-4812.

Sat., July 6

RED HOT COMEDY NIGHT. Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. 6:15 p.m. dinner; 8 p.m. show. Six popular comics in a night of great dining and outrageous comedy starring Joe Bronzi, Buddy Fitzpatrick Tim Gage, Billy Garan, Tim Hayes and Chris Monty. $91 plus tax per person; $57 plus tax for show only. Beverages and gratuities are not included in prices. 914/592-2222.


Thru Sun., July 7

JAZZ FORUM ARTS. 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown. June 28 & 29: Kurt Elling/Danillo Perez Duo. 7 & 9:30 p.m. $30-$35. June 30: Mike Clark Trio featuring Vic Juris & Essiet Okon Essiet. $15-$20. July 5 & 6: Duduka Da Fonseca & Brazilian Jazz All Stars featuring Maucha Adnet. 7 & 9:30 p.m. $20-$25. July 7: Roseanna Vitro & the David Janeway Trio with Cameron Brown & Tony Jefferson. 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20.; 914/631-1000.

Sat., June 29

FAMILY CONCERT: DECODA “TRAPEZE.” Spanish Courtyard, Caramoor, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah. 1 p.m. A special family performance based on the music for a lost ballet about the highs and lows of the circus. $8 & $16.

THE WESTCHESTER CHORDSMEN: A SINGING SALUTE TO NYC. Stepinac High School, 950 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. 7 p.m. An a cappella tour de force. Concert features several well-known songs about the landmarks and boroughs of NYC and also includes a number of new, original compositions by resident composer/arranger Steve Delehanty. $20 in advance; $25 at the door.

AMANDA JANE PLATT & THE HONEYCUTTERS. Common Ground Coffeehouse, First Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Jackson Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson. 7:30 p.m. Special guest: Monica Rissio. $20-$25.

BUIKA. Venetian Theater, Caramoor, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah. 8 p.m. The Spanish singer performs. $15-$78.

Sun., June 30

NEW YORK BAROQUE INCORPORATED. Venetian Theater, Caramoor, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah. 4 p.m. Performance by mezzo soprano Vivica Genaux. Program: Vivaldi’s Violin Concert in F Minor, RV 297, “Winter” and “Gelido in ogni vena” from Farnace, RV 711; Broschi’s “Son qual nave ch’agitata from “Artaserse”; Geminiani’s Concerto Grosso in E Major, No. 11, H.142 and Handel’s “Armida abbandonato, HWV 105. $10-$87.

Tues. July 2, 9, 16, 23 & Aug. 6

TWILIGHT TUESDAY CONCERTS. Rye Town Park, 95 Dearborn Ave., Rye. 7:30 p.m. Free. July 2: Scott Wenzel’s Big Band. July 9: Urban Coyotes. July 16: Billy and the Showmen. July 23: The Derivatives. Aug. 6: The Angelo Rubino Band. Rain dates are July 30 and Aug. 13.

Thurs., July 4

POPS, PATRIOTS AND FIREWORKS. Venetian Theater, Caramoor, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah. 8 p.m. The Westchester Symphonic Winds will perform a selection of works that pay tribute to America’s independence. The evening includes a medley of Rodgers & Hammerstein songs and ends with a rousing rendition of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Program: The Star Spangled Banner, Eternal Father, Strong to Save, Traditional American originals, Beyond the Horizon, Strategic Air Command Concert March, Rodgers & Hammerstein medley, 1812 Overture, and Stars and Stripes Forever. $30-$93 for adults; $15-$93 for children.

Fri., July 5

TAKÁCS QUARTET. Spanish Courtyard, Caramoor, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah. 8 p.m. Chamber music. Program: Haydn’s String Quartet in C Major, H III:39 “The Bird,” Bartok’s String Quartet No. 3 BB 93, Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 9 in C Major Op. 59, No. 3 ‘Razumovsky.” $30-$67 for adults; $15-$67 for children.

Sat., July 6

LAURA BENANTI: TALES FROM SOPRANO ISLE. Venetian Theater, Caramoor, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah. 8 p.m. At 6 p.m. there will be a complimentary pre-concert reception in celebration of LGBTQ Pride season in the Sense Circle. She sings the American Songbook. $30-$107 for adults; $15-$107 for children.

Sun., July 7

ORCHESTRA OF ST. LUKE’S. Venetian Theater, Caramoor, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah. At 3 p.m. there will be a pre-concert conversation with conductor Grant Llewellyn. 4 p.m. Program: Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37, Shaw’s “Watermark,” and Mozart’s Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504 “Prague.” $30-$88 for adults; $15-$88 children Garden Listening: $10 for adults; free for children.

Crafts, Fairs & Festivals

Fri., June 28-Sat., July 6

72ND ANNUAL FIREMEN’S CARNIVAL. Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck. Presented by the Village of Mamaroneck’s All-Volunteer Fire Department. Festivities will include a showcase of local food vendors. In addition, the Fire Department will host a massive parade Tues., July 2 complete with riveting marching bands and fire apparatus from all over Westchester County and beyond. The Village of Mamaroneck will sponsor the Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Show that occurs during the Carnival on July 4 around 9:15 p.m. (rain date July 5). This fundraiser is a major effort by the approximately 200 volunteer firefighters to raise funds for the now 135-year-old all-volunteer Fire Department. The money raised is used by the department for many donations, scholarships, and sports team sponsorships.

Sat. & Sun., June 29 & 30

7TH ANNUAL NORWALK ART FESTIVAL. Mathews Park, West Avenue, Norwalk. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Rain or shine. More than 100 juried artisans will show one-of-a-kind ceramics, wearable art and a huge array of other fine arts and crafts. There will be children’s art activities, live music, a food court, Museum tours at a reduced price and poetry readings throughout the weekend.


Sat., June 29-Aug. 31

SUMMER LATE NIGHTS. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. June 29: “The Matrix.” 9:15 p.m. In a dystopian world conquered by machines, the human race’s reason for existing is to act as bio-electric batteries that power an artificially intelligent system known as The Matrix. This advanced A.I. has created a virtual reality where the consciousness of all human “batteries” are made to think they are living normal, everyday lives in an environment comparable to present day Earth. $14. July 13: “Office Space.” 9:15 p.m. The only thing cubicle drone Peter hates more than his job at tech startup Initech is his smarmy boss, Bill Lumbergh. Frustrated with his lot in life, especially his go-nowhere job, Peter submits to hypnotherapy as a possible solution, only to have the therapist die during the session. Left in a constant state of peaceful euphoria and with a newfound apathy to almost everything around him, Peter manages to not only impress The Bobs, a duo of downsizing consultants sent in to evaluate every employee on staff, but get himself promoted by doing absolutely nothing. When his two close friends and co-workers are getting fired, the trio devise a plan to skim fractions of a cent from each transaction their company makes. When a coding error causes the gang to accidentally steal $300,000 overnight, Peter must decide whether or not to come clean about the scam. $15. Additional films will be listed in upcoming issues.

Tues., July 2-Aug. 21

SOUNDS OF SUMMER. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. July 2: “David Crosby: Remember My Name.” 7 p.m. Opening night with reception. Upfront portrait of the singer-songwriter who cofounded the Byrds and then Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young). He expounds on busted love affairs, drug addiction, political activism, regrets, family, stardom, music, his recent creative rebirth, and his fervent wish not to die. $20 for non-members. July 3: “Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love.” 7:30 p.m. Veteran documentary director Nick Broomfield tells the rich story of the late musician Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen, who helped form his voice as a poet. $15 for non-members. Additional films will be listed in upcoming issues.

Mon., July 8-Aug. 5

MOVIE MONDAYS. South Lawn, Ridge Hill, corner of Market Street and Lembo Drive, Yonkers. Free. Pre-show activities will begin at 7 p.m. and will include outdoor games, activities from Ridge Hill merchants and a special Ridge Hill Community Garden experience at the July 8 show only. Snacks will be available for purchase and Manhattan Beer will be in attendance sampling beverages for those 21 & over. Guests are invited to bring chairs and blankets. July 8: “The Lego Movie 2.” July 15: “Mary Poppins Returns.” July 22: “The Incredibles 2.” July 29: “Ralph Breaks the Internet.” Aug. 5: “Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse.” Films will begin at sunset and start times will vary.


Tues, July 2 & 16

42ND SEASON OF SUMMER SINGS Music Conservatory of Westchester, 216 Central Ave., White Plains. 7:30 p.m. Presented by the Westchester Choral Society and the Music Conservatory of Westchester. July 2: Bach: B minor Mass. Westchester Oratorio Society. July 16: Mozart: Requiem. New Choral Society. $15; $10 for students includes refreshments and use of score.


Thru Aug. 4

ON YOUR FEET.” Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. Wed., Fri. & some Fri. matinees—11:30 a.m. lunch; 1 p.m. show; Sun. matinee 12 p.m. lunch; 1:30 p.m. show. Thurs-Sat. 6:30 p.m. dinner; 8 p.m. show. Sun. 5:30 p.m. dinner; 7 p.m. show. From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything. From international superstardom to life-threatening tragedy, On Your Feet takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and the groundbreaking couple who, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet. $59-$89 plus tax depending on performance chosen. Beverage service and gratuities are not included in ticket price. Check website for special offers.

Sun., June 30

“THOUGHTS FOR A LOST FRIEND.” Whippoorwill Theatre, Kent Place, Armonk. 2 p.m. This is a moving play by Port Chester resident Dr. Richard Cirulli about two aging baby boomers seeking closure 40 years after having lost a friend in Vietnam. The performance will include the soundtrack performed live by the Demitasse Band and digital cinematography. Presented by the Demitasse Players. $20 at the door.


Sun., June 30

JAY HERITAGE CENTER TOURS. 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 2 & 5 p.m. Free. See what makes the Jay Heritage Center such a memorable destination. No reservation necessary.


Sat., June 29

COLOR THEORY MEETS PIGMENT REALITY. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. For adults and teens 16+. Instructor: Roy Kinzer. This in-depth, 3-hour workshop takes the mystery out of color mixing. Learn how to blend colors and control drying time in a relaxed atmosphere. Make your painting sessions more enjoyable by knowing just how far you can push your paint. All you need to bring are your favorite brushes, paper palettes, an open mind, and lunch. $95 for non-members.


THE EDGE EFFECT. Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., Katonah. Sun., June 30-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. There will be an opening preview reception Sat., June 29, 5-6 p.m. and a KMA Block Party 6-8 p.m.  RSVP to [email protected].

RESIDENT DUO EXHIBITION. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Thru July 20. Resident artists Christine Fashion and Nikki Lau present their year-end exhibition.

ART SHOW: WORKS BY HOPE FREIDLANDER AND FRIENDS. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. Sat. & Sun. June 29 & 30, 12-4 p.m. 914/864-7282.

SUMMER WITH THE AVERYS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru Sept. 1. Features landscapes, seascapes, beach scenes and figural compositions as well as rarely seen travel sketchbooks. The exhibition takes an innovative approach to the work produced by the Avery family. Hours: Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 for adults; $8 seniors and students with ID; free for members and children under age 5. Individual admission is free on Tuesdays.

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;

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.

SHARKS! Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru Sept. 1. Visitors to this interactive science exhibition will get up close and personal with life-sized models of a great white, hammerhead and some of their living and extinct cousins. Watch live sharks developing within eggs and compare and contrast jaws from nearly 20 different species. Exhibit will also address climate change. 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;

FROM BUTTERFLIES TO BATTLESHIPS: SELECTIONS FROM THE MUSEUM’S PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru Sept. 1. The exhibition showcases the diversity of artistic and documentary approaches taken by photographers in the 20th century and demonstrate how they expanded on earlier experiments in portraiture, scientific record and photomontage. Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 adults; $8 seniors and students with ID; free to all on Tuesdays.

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.

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.

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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