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NOW THROUGH SAT, AUG. 19: Faculty and Student Showcase at Pelham Art Center

Now through August 19, Pelham Art Center presents its Faculty and Student Showcase with more than 100 works, many of which are for sale. This annual exhibition features new work in a variety of mediums by the Center’s distinguished artist-instructors and students. Exhibited work ranges from charcoal, oils and photographs to collage, mixed media and ceramics. Gallery hours: Tues-Fri, 10am-5pm.

 


FRI, AUG. 4 THROUGH SUN, AUG.13: Robotic Music Festival with Silent Movies

Beginning this Friday, violinist Kurt Coble will install his award-winning robotic orchestra, the P.A.M. Band (Partially Artificial Musicians), at Mamaroneck Artists’ Guild for a Robotic Music Festival with Silent Movies. The robotic band will accompany several silent film screenings, including MetropolisNosferatu and Phantom of the Opera, with an original score. Before the screenings, Coble will also present shorter pieces that feature the P.A.M. Band and guest artists. Begins at 8pm.

 

 


SAT, AUG. 5: Amos Lee at The Capitol Theatre

The Capitol Theatre brings American singer-songwriter Amos Lee to its stage this Saturday. Lee is known for his folk, rock and soul styles, but his latest album Spirit also highlights his R&B qualities. The musician has toured as an opening act for Norah Jones, Bob Dylan and Adele, among others. He has performed on several late-night TV shows, including Late Show with David Letterman. Begins at 8pm.

 

 


SAT, AUG. 5: Moon Viewing Concert

This Saturday, Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden invites audiences to its 51st annual moon-viewing concert, a celebration of Japanese culture in its Japanese Stroll Garden, which will be lit by paper lanterns. Every August, the ancient custom brings people and traditions of the East and the West together. This event will include a Japanese tea ceremony demonstration, a traditional Japanese musical performance and a dinner. Doors open at 6:30pm.

 

 


TUES, AUG. 8: Raiders of the Lost Ark Screening 

Two screenings of Raiders of the Lost Ark bring action and adventure to the Emelin Theatre on Tuesday. The film is the story of an archaeologist named Indiana Jones (played by Harrison Ford), who is hired by the U.S. government to locate the supernatural “Ark of the Covenant” before it falls into the hands of Adolf Hitler and his regime of Nazi supporters. Begins at 4 & 7:30pm.

 

 


 

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