WHAT’S HAPPENING

BY GEORGE J. DACRE

Director Lawrence Keith bringing the Rockland County Concert Band to the Cultural Arts Center at Rockland Community College, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. for a concert featuring music from Yip Harburg and Harlen Arlen’s film score for the 1939 classic “The Wizard Of Oz.” There will also be a musical tribute to Whitney Houston and also on the program Glen Millers”St.Louis Blues March” and music by Berlioz, Wagner and Aaron Copeland’s “Fanfare For The Common Man”For tickets 845-429-1096.

 

The Westchester Philharmonic’s at the Performing Arts Center in PurchAse closing it’s season with saxophone superstar Branford Marsalis featured Saturday, May 19 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 20 at 3 p.m. Visit westchesterphil.org for information on tickets.

 

“The Hound Of The Baskervilles,” a comedy by Steven Canny and John Nicholson with Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, the 2012 season opener for Penguin Rep’s 38th season in Stony Point. Penguin is also coproducing Nyack resident Tom Dudzick “Miracle On South Division Street’ at St. Luke’s Theatre off Broadway in New York City. Information at penguinrep.com. May 18 through June 10.

 

Comedians Adam Oliensis, Frank Vignola and Chloe Hilliard for a dinner and show at Rick’s Club American in Congers Saturday, April 28. Showtime 9 p.m. Information at ricksclubamerican@yahoo.com.

 

Tickets on sale now for Jason Aldean, multi-platinum country rocker at Bethel Woods Center For The Arts Sunday, August 26. Tickets at Ticketmaster or 1-800-745-3000.

 

Hairspray opens at Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford May 3 and runs through June 3. Tickets at 914-592-2222 or broadwaytheatre.com.

 

Tappan Community Concerts opens its inaugural series Friday, May 4 at 8 p.m. with a performance by the Klang String Quartet and pianist Yvonne Troxler and composer John Morton of Tappan. The concert will be in the historic, newly restored of the Tappan Reformed Church on Kings Highway, Tappan. Information at 845-358-7243.

 

Dominican College presenting fiddler Eileen Ivers and the group Immigrant Soul at Bergen PAC in an evening music of Celtic Friday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets at 201-227-1030 or 1-888-PACSHOW.

 

Tom Green, Canadian comedian, coming to Levity Live, a new comedy club in the Palisades Center, West Nyack April 27, 28 and 29.

 

“The Secret Garden” opens at Elmwood Playhouse in Nyack May 11. Tickets at 845-353-1313 or elmwoodplayhouse.com

 

Hudson Youth Teatre Summer program enrolling students now for its summer season in which “Rent” directed by Randi Accardi will be produced. The program runs June 26 through August 14 at Clarkstown South High School. Information at 845-548-1656.

 

Pearl River High School presenting “Damn Yankees” Friday and Saturday April 27 and 28 in the school auditorium. Tickets available at the door.