WHAT’S HAPPENING 1/18/18

BY GEORGE J. DACRE

Famed New York Giants Super Bowl winning quarterback Phil Simms will host a “big game” viewing party at Empire City Casino in Yonkers on February 4. Simms will meet and greet fans and sign autographs. No admission charge. Visit emprirecitycasino.com for more info.

“The Burning of New York” will be up next by Shades Repertory Theatre at the Garner Arts Center in Garnerville February 15, 16 and 17 during African-American History month says producer Samuel Sharp. Visit Shades rep.org.

“Songs of Protest II” is scheduled by ArtsRock for Saturday, April 7 at 8 p.m. Mardi Gras in Nyack at the Nyack Center on February 10 at 8 p.m. Food by Nyack Gourmet. New Orleans music, dancing, food and drink. For more info, visit artsrock.org.

Women Dine with their 2018 calendar out and it includes events Wednesday, March 14 at Camp Jowanio, New City; Wednesday, May 9 at Garnerville Arts Center, Garnerville; Wednesday, July 11 at United Way of Rockland; Wednesday, September 12 at CANDLE; and Wednesday, November 14, United Women of Rockland. Contact Blu River Marketing in Haverstraw for more info. 

Press night for “A Chorus Line” to be held Thursday, January 18 at Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford. Read the review by yours truly in next weeks Rockland County Times.

Free Artist lecture with Rodger Stevens at Garner Arts Center, Garnerville January 18. Contact garnerartscenter.org.

Folksingers and writers Marianne Osiel and Stefan Waldman at Nanuet Public Library. Sunday, January 28 at 1:30 p.m., produced by Borderline Folk Music Club. Contact Greta via email at Intrend@yahoo.com.

West Point Band in concert at Eisenhauer Hall, West Point will be part of their Winter Concert Series on Saturday, January 20 at 2 p.m. The Benny Havens Band, part of the U.S. Military Academy organization, will be at Opry City Stage, Times Square, New York Friday, January 19 at 10 p.m. Contact bandpublicity@usma.edu.