Lots to do around theLoop this weekend. Be sure to get out and enjoy the (predicted) summer-like conditions (without the jellyfish.)
special note: francophiles, film buffs and those looking for something special to do, check out the focus on french cinema film festival at purchase college.
From now until April 19th, you can help out Mamaroneck High School club The Clothes Closet by donating new or gently used clothing to benefit community members in need at the following locations:
Mamaroneck C.A.P. – 134 Center Avenue, Mamaroneck
Pink on Palmer – 1907 Palmer Avenue, Larchmont
PDQ Mail Plus – 2005 Palmer Avenue, Larchmont
Sweetteez – 157 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont
For more information: email@example.com or (914) 698-7140
Get a jumpstart on spring cleaning—there are two Household Recycling Days this weekend. On Friday from 1 – 3 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., you can bring your household waste items that can’t be left curbside to Rye Playland. Be sure to check online to see what’s acceptable:
International Fair 2010 at Mamaroneck Avenue School– 11 am- 4 pm
Wendy Gee in Larchmont is holding the Spring Heather Moore Trunk Show on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Stop by to check out new designs and personalized items for men and women. www.wendygee.com
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
ArtsWestchester is recognizing six individuals and two organizations for their cultural contributions to Westchester at the 2010 Art Awards ceremony. The luncheon this Friday starts at 11:30 a.m. Tickets are available by calling (914) 480-4220 ext. 224 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Purchase College is celebrating French and francophone films all weekend with a special Focus on French Cinema program Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 7 – 10 p.m. In total, 12 newly released films from France, Belgium, Quebec and Africa will be shown. Opening night (Friday) will feature a gala with Les Maitres Cuisiniers de la France and a benefit concert by Cameroonian R&B/Jazz singer, Kaissa. www.focusonfrenchcinema.org
Get a taste of street dancing soul this Friday at the Emelin Theatre. At 8 p.m., Soul Street Dance Co. will be performing various street styles set to 17th century classical music. Tickets are $40. www.emelin.org
(more arts listings below)
KIDS & FAMILY
Challenge a friend or make some new ones during Face-Off Chess at the Larchmont Library this Friday, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. No instructors, just friendly competition for players ages 6 – 18. www.larchmontlibrary.org
The Rye Free Reading Room is having a pirate-themed Fun Club event this Friday, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Kids ages five and up are invited to enjoy stories and crafts, such as creating a personal pirate treasure map. www.ryelibrary.org
The Rye Neck PTSA presents the Spring Fair this Saturday at 11 a.m at the middle and high school campus. The old-fashioned county fair-themed event is open to the public and will feature games, entertainment, food and other extracurricular activities. www.ryeneck.k12.ny.us
Get hands-on with slithering snakes and lizards at the Greenburgh Nature Center this Saturday from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Kids of all ages are invited to learn about the Center’s reptiles while getting up close and personal with them. $2 members; $6 nonmembers. www.greenburghnaturecenter.org
The Mamaroneck Indoor Farmers’ Market runs from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. this Saturday. In addition to the regular produce available for purchase, attendees can meet Dr. Angelica Lemke, a naturopathic doctor and expert in the healing properties of root vegetables. She’s dishing out tips and recipes from 10 – 11 a.m.
Scarsdale’s Farmers’ Market takes place in the Village Hall’s lower level parking lot this Saturday from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. You’ll find local and organic products like wine, meat, produce and jams each week.
from our Arts calendar-
DANCE: Emelin Theater presents Soul Street
Dance Co. They dance en pointe while semicrouched
in high-top sneakers! Catch the
excitement of street dance as these energetic
performers blend varied styles from Brazil’s
capoiera to NY’s break dance and multi-component
form of hip-hop. Today’s diverse dance
styles meet classical music by 17th century
composer Antonio Vivaldi. 8pm. 698-3045 or
DANCE: Purchase College presents BFA
Dance Concert. Repertory and original choreography
in both ballet and modern dance. 8pm
4/9 & 4. 251-6800 orwww.purchase.edu
events ; ArtsWestchester presents Arts
Award Luncheon celebrating nine honorees
who have made significant contributions
to the cultural life of Westchester
County. 11:30am, 4/9. 428-4220 or www.
film : Paramount Center for the Arts
presents The Last Station. Count Leo Tolstoy
renounces his nobility, his property, his family,
eating meat,and now he threatens to give
away the rights to his novels. It’s more than
his wife of almost 50 years, mother of his 13
children can abide. 8pm 4/9, 4/10 & 4/15. 739-
2333 or www.paramountcenter.org
LECTURE: Westchester Photographic Society
presents Member’s Competition #5. One
of many regular member competitions. 8pm.
837-2361 or wpsphoto.org
music : Irvington Town Hall Theater
presents Tramps Like Us, A Bruce Springsteen
Tribute. 8pm. 591-6602 or www.irvingtontheater.
MUSIC: Hoff-Barthelson Music School
presents HB Artist Series: Eriko Sato, violinist
joined by an ensemble of faculty and guest
artists. 8pm. 723-1169 or www.hbms.org
MUSIC: New Rochelle Public Library presents
Music Class: Jazz Explorations. Discover
the rich, living legacy of jazz music, its American
roots and its emerging musicians, with
jazz aficionado Greg Thomas. Fridays 4/9-5/7.
3:30-4:30pm. 632-7878 x3400 or www.nrpl.org
MUSIC: Purchase College presents Faculty
String Quartet at the Recital Hall Music Bldg.
8pm. 251-6700 or www.purchase.edu
THEATER: Concordia Conservatory presents
Play-a-thon and Faculty-on-Parade for its
Scholarship Fund and Music Outreach Program
Faculty concerts every hour on the hour.
Fri: 4-9pm Sat: 10am-5pm. 337-9300 www.
THEATER: Hudson Stage Company presents
I Can’t Believe It’s Not Memorized! The 4th
annual Young Playwrights Festival featuring
original one-act plays from students at Briarcliff
High School. 7:30pm. 271-2811 or www.
FILM: Hoff-Barthelson Music School Focus
on Strings part of Hoff-Barthelson Film Forum.
3:30pm, 4/10. 723-1169 or www.hbms.org
FILM: Irvington Town Hall Theater presents
Rondine by Puccini part of The ”Best of” Film
Series. 11:30am 4/10. 591-6602 or www.irvingtontheater.
music : ArtsWestchester presents Coffee
House Rock, part of the NewUrbanJazz Series.
Wali Ali & The Tambourine Band create an
eclectic bouquet of sound that invites the
listener to explore new interpretations of classic
folk, rock, and jazz melodies. Sponsored by
Jacqueline and Arthur Walker. 8pm 4/10. 428-
4220 or www.artswestchester.org
MUSIC: Emelin Theater presents Holly Cole
part of the Cabaret Series. 8pm, 4/10. 698-0098
MUSIC: Caramoor Center for Music and the
Arts presents Turns of the Century. St. Lawrence
String Quartet: Geoff Nuttall, violin;
Scott St. John, violin; Lesley Robertson, viola;
Christopher Costanza, cello. 8pm, 4/10. 232-
1252 or www.caramoor.org
MUSIC: Walkabout Clearwater Coffeehouse
presents Emma’s Revolution a duo of awardwinning
activist musicians who write songs
that become traditions. Their music is a
motivating force in intimate concerts as well
as mass demonstrations, and is infused with
inspiration from the legacy of music for social
change. 6:45pm 4/10. 603-3383 or www.walkaboutclearwater.
MUSIC: Westchester Jazz Orchestra presents
Americana. Our local landscape inspires WJO’s
first original commission, Flow: In Celebration
of the Hudson River, composed by Artistic
Director Mike Holober. 8pm, 4/10. 861-9100 or
openin g: Clay Art Center presents New
Work, a solo exhibition featuring the colorful
utilitarian pottery of Deborah Schwartzkopf. On
view 4/10-5/1. Opening Reception 6-8pm, 4/10.
937-2047 or www.clayartcenter.org
THEATER: Tarrytown Music Hall presents
Jackie Mason a legendary comedy superstar.
His Broadway shows have earned him Tony,
Emmy and Grammy awards. Jackie is developing
a brand new show to tour the world.”
8pm, 4. 877-840-0457 or www.tarrytownmusichall.
THEATER: YCP TheaterWorks presents Social
Security Andrew Berman’s hilarious comedy
directed by Joel Karpoff. 8pm, 4/10. Also 4/11,
4/17 & 4/18, 4/23 & 4/24. 528-4145 or www.
WORKSHOP: New Rochelle Public Library
presents BID Family Day: Everything’s Coming
Up – Daffodils! Join in the spring fun by making
daffodil crafts while listening to songs that
celebrate the color yellow. 12:30pm, 4/10. 632-
7878 x3400 or www.nrpl.org
MUSIC: Irvington Town Hall Theater presents
Lovin’ Spoonful in concert. 7:30pm, 4/11. 591-
6602 or www.irvingtontheater.com
openin g: Castle Gallery The College of New
Rochelle presents Westchester Biennial 2010,
showcasing recent work by emerging and established
Westchester County artists. On view
through 6/18. Opening reception 2-4pm, 4/11.
654-5423 or www.cnr.edu/cg
SPOKEN WORD: New Rochelle Council on
the Arts presents Odes for the Bard A Sunday
literary interlude: Mayor Noam Bramson and
actress Frances Sternhagan will read Shakespeare’s
sonnets. 3pm, 4/11. 633-2060 or www.
THEATER: Emelin Theater presents Jackie
Mason returns to the Emelin to try out new
material in this exclusive comedy event. 8pm,
4/11. 698-0098 or www.emelin.org
THEATER: Paramount Center for the Arts
presents MVP: The Jackie Robinson Story. Each
production is selected and designed with a
youth and family audience in mind from materials
which reflect the diversity of our world
community. 3pm, 4/11. 739-2333 or www.