WHAT’S HAPPENING: FEBRUARY 15, 2018 EDITION

BY GEORGE J. DACRE

Crystal Cheung will help ring in the Lunar New Year, the Year Of The Dog, at Empire City Casino in Yonkers Sunday, February 25 from 2 – 5 p.m. There will be Dragons and Lion Dancing in the Empire Lounge. Crystal is a Cantopo sensation and a former member of the hit girl group Hotcha. Contact empirecitycasino.com.

It  will be an evening with Katayoun Goudarzi Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dye Works at Garner Art Center, Garnerville. Katayoun is an Iranian vocalist doing classical Persian poetry in song. She will be joined by Kevin Hayes on piano and Sergia Krakowski on Pandeiro Brazilian tambourine. Call 845-947-7108.

The Indigo Girls, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers performing at Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown 8 p.m. March 15. Contact tarrytownmusichall.org.

Suburban Home Show at Rockland Community College, Suffern February 23,24 and 25. More than 400 booths offering services and products. Call 845-343-2772 or go to showoffice.com/suburban homeshow.htm.

Tom Chapin of Rockland County, Jeff Tweedy, Rhiannon Giddens, Dave Alvin and Jimmy Dale Gilmore and the Willie Nile Band, Ani DiFranco, Tom Paxton and the Don Juans, David Amram, Jay Ungar and Molly Mason. Dan Zanes and the Mammals all lined up for the Clearwater Great Hudson River Revival. The weekend-long music festival to preserve the Hudson River’s environment was started many years ago by the late Pete Seeger. This year it takes place June 16 and 17 at Croton Pond Park in Croton-on-the-Hudson. Contact clearwaterfestival.org or call 1-888-718-4253. More performers to be announced soon.

Recording artist and composer Dean Friedman will perform Saturday, March 10 at the Rockland Center For the Arts in West Nyack. Contact 845-358-0877.

Rhythm Of The Dance, Irish music, song and dance set for Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford scheduled for Tuesday, March 13 matinee and evening shows. Contact broadwaytheatre.com or 914-592-2222. “A Chorus Line” continues mainstage through early April.

“Bye Bye Birdie” at Nanuet High School March 9 and 10. Call 845-628-9850. “How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” at Clarkstown North High School , March 9.10 16 and 17. Contact cueandcurtain.com, “Pajama Game” at North Rockland High School March 9,10,15.1617. Call 845-942-3300 ext 4954.

“The Burning Of New York City” will be performed by Shades Repertory Theatre at the Garner Arts Center February 15 16 and 17 celebrating Black History Month. Call 845-271-4295.