What’s Happening 5/11/17

BY GEORGE J. DACRE

Forty Open Artists studios is ready to be explored in the Garner Arts Center Festival May 20-21, 2017,from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. each day, rain or shine. The Center, at 55 Railroad Avenue in Garnerville, is now operating in its 14th year, and expects 4,000-6,000 people at the event. There, people can watch as artists and makers hone their craft in the brick facades of the 19th Century textile mill turned into an artisan, artist and light manufacturing community. Information at 845-947-7108 or info@garnerartscenter.org.

The Morning Music Club’s annual free concert will be held May 23, featuring talented Rockland County youth who have been awarded musical scholarships ranging from $1,500-$2,500: Matt Krane of Suffern High School, Stefano Malinverno of Tappan Zee High School and Samantha Donato of Suffern High School. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Nauraushaun Presbyterian Church in Pearl River. Contact morningmusicclub@gmail.com for more info.

“La Cage Aux Folles” opens Friday May 12 at Elmwood Playhouse in Nyack. It runs weekends through June 10. Contact 845-353-1313 or elmwoodplayhouse.com for information.

“Trayf” opens May 19 at Penguin Repertory Theatre on Cricketown Road in Stony Point as the season’s first play. Jason Leibman is the star. Contact penguinrep.org or 845-786-2713 for information.

The Desert Highway Band will be doing Hits of the Eagles at Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford Tuesday, May 16—a complete dinner and concert. Contact broadwaytheatre.com or 914-592-2222.

The Sixties Show, a tribute to 1960s music, is set for Monday, June 5, with a dinner. “Mamma Mia” continues on main stage.

Joannie Leeds and the Nightlights bring family fun to the Shames JCC on the Hudson, 371 South Broadway, Tarrytown on Sunday, June 11. Call 917-366-7898.. Major talent in the field of children’s music.

Robert Wuhl will star in “Shistory Happens,” Saturday, September 23, at Rockland Community College at 8 p.m. Comedian Wuhl will star in a pop culture comedy show. Find information at penguinrep.org.