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Top 5 Arts Picks: October 27-November 2

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FRI, OCT. 27: Halloween Movie Marathon

This Friday, Jacob Burns Film Center’s fourth annual Halloween Movie Marathon returns with a screening of eight diverse horror films. Hosted by the Center’s Senior Programmer, Andrew Jupin, the event will feature restored classic Night of the Living Dead, new favorites like Get Out and 90s thriller I Know What You Did Last Summer. The night includes a costume contest and activities in the Jane Peck Gallery. Begins at 9:30pm.

FRI, OCT. 27: Live Argentine Tango

Music Conservatory of Westchester will host tango band Abaddón for a live performance this Friday. Abaddón is a New York City-based sextet that explores the vast repertoire of vibrant music from Buenos Aires. The band infuses this influence with the energy of New York City, all while respecting the essence of its tradition. Guests of all dance levels and styles are welcome to join the performance. Begins at 7:30pm.

SAT, OCT. 28 & SUN, OCT. 29: Halloween Fun for the Whole Family

Hudson River Museum’s Halloweekend will celebrate the spookiest weekend of the year with activities for the whole family. Saturday offers a Halloween magic show and a costume parade with the Nepperhan Community Center Band. Sunday’s activities include balloon art, a visit from “Washington Irving” at Glenview and a costumed photo-shoot throughout the day. On both days, guests will create monster masks, go on haunted tours of Glenview and Nybelwyck Hall and go trick-or-treating in costume. Times vary.

SUN, OCT. 29 THROUGH WED, DEC. 1: Differing Viewpoints Form a Single Image

Beginning this Sunday, Harrison Public Library presents Collective Perspectives, a series of mixed-media paintings by Outside the Line Collective, a group of artists who seek to explore interconnections and differences in perception. Each painting is divided into sections, which are each developed by a different artist in their own medium and style to demonstrate how differing points of view can form a single image. The exhibition is on view through December 1. Times vary.

THURS, NOV. 2: Journalist Ari Berman Discusses Voting Rights

On Thursday, ArtsWestchester presents an evening with award-winning journalist Ari Berman in its downtown White Plains gallery. Berman, who was named one of the “50 most influential political pundits” in the U.S. by Business Insider, will discuss the Voting Rights Act before answering audience questions and signing copies of his book, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America. Begins at 7pm.

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