Friday, 22 March 2013 00:00
Newly revived, the historic Port Washington Play Troupe’s Children’s Show will present the premiere of Alice in Wonderland, featuring a multi-generational cast of 50. Takes place in the Parish Hall at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church at 7 p.m. Additional performances will be held on Saturday, March 23 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday, March 24 at 3 p.m. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for children, and can be reserved by calling Port Washington Play Troupe at (516) 473-6243.
Get ready for an exuberant musical tribute to the life and music of Louis Armstrong with the Dolphin Jazz Ensemble and author Muriel Weinstein, at 7 p.m., at The Dolphin Bookshop and Café. The Dolphin Jazz Ensemble will be joined by two singers to help bring to life the sweet, powerful music of Louis Armstrong. The ensemble includes Bobby Katz on saxophone, Myles Potters on trumpet, Solomon Hoffman on piano, and Eddie Matthews on bass. Between musical selections, Muriel Harris Weinstein, author of When Louis Taught Me Scat and Play Louis Play! The True Story of a Boy and His Horn will give a glimpse into the fun of scat and the inspiring life of the greatest jazz musician of the twentieth century. For more information, visit www.thedolphinbookshop.com, or contact The Dolphin Bookshop, 299 Main Street in Port Washington, 767-2650.
Multi-Platinum British singer/songwriter, John Ford of the Strawbs is back in concert with special guest Ian Lloyd of Stories, at the Port Washington Public Library Latham Auditorium, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Ian Lloyd is best known for his hit, “Brother Louie,” which is featured as the theme song on FX’s comedy series Louie. Admission is free and seating is limited to 160.
The New Riders of the Purple Sage return to Landmark on Main Street, presented by the Sass Foundation for Medical Research. Tickets and information at the box office phone (767-6444) or www.landmarkonmain street.org.
EAC’s PW Senior Community Service Center is offering Bridge instruction to members on Tuesday mornings, from 10 a.m. to noon, led by a professional bridge instructor. This popular program is being expanded to include beginners, intermediate, and two-player “Honeymoon Bridge”. A hot, nutritious lunch follows, at your option (suggested $3 voluntary contribution). Bridge play resumes after lunch. Membership is open to all seniors, and there are no fees to join. Call 944-9654 for more information, or to schedule door-to-door transportation. The center is located at 9 Carlton Avenue in Port Washington.
Continuing through March 25, the Graphic Eye Gallery will present Artists Invite Artists. For this exhibition, member artists invite fellow artists to show work alongside their own. The work exhibited creates a fresh combination of artistic dynamism. The Graphic Eye Gallery is located at 402 Main Street in Port Washington. For more information, call 883-9668.