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Concerts & Theater at the Hart

Sunday, September 10 at 2:00 pm

The premier 1950's and 1960's Rock & Roll Tribute Band; an ensemble of professional musicians, featuring one of the original Belmonts and other well-known musicians. CLASSIC ROCK EUPHORIA is dedicated to preserving the musical history of early rock and roll and the impact it had on life thru the 1950's and 1960's...and beyond! Known for their precise cover material and melodic vocal harmonies, CLASSIC ROCK EUPHORIA will always rock!!!

Sunday, September 24 at 2:00 pm

Library Theater: The Legends of Sleepy Hollow - a Book talk with Tales for Adults & Teens (& Tweens)
Jonathan Kruk shares stories on the varied sources Washington Irving used to create his classic, showing how his heartbreak leads him to meet a model for Ichabod Crane and discover the old Dutch tradition of dressing as a ghost to chase off rivals. Short ghost stories too, including how the Headless Horseman lost his head.

Thursday, October 19 at 7:00 pm

Library Theater: Haunted Local Lore for Adults & Teens (& Tweens)
A Haunted Local Lore program. Performed by the inimitable storyteller, Jonathan Kruk It features some of Sleepy Hollow's spirits along with Colonial, Revolutionary, and more recent specters.

Sunday, October 1 at 2:00 pm

Sunday Concert: HUNGRYTOWN
Vermonters Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson, who make up Hungrytown, have been touring professionally for nearly 15 years. Hungrytown's songs and music have appeared in numerous television programs, including the IFC's Portlandia, Comedy Central's The Daily Show and Neftlix's new comedy, Lady Dynamite; as well as various documentaries and major sporting events ranging from NASCAR to Hockey Night in Canada. Their third and latest album, Further West, made the top 10 on the American Folk DJ charts for two months, and at least 14 "Best of 2015" lists.

Sunday, October 22 at 1:00 pm

NEW FILMS: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & Washington Irving: American Dreams
In conjunction with the Yorktown Historical Society Washington Irving: American Dreams will run at 1:00 followed by a short break before the second film, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Washington Irving is perhaps best known today as the author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle Born in New York City in 1783, Irving would be an unlikely candidate for the title "Father of the American Short Story." Irving's own life was as interesting as his best stories. Using historical reenactments, this 43-minute documentary traces Irving's life from his beginning as a precocious teenage writer to the most famous man in America. Viewers follow Irving's journey from the streets of early 19th century New York to the palaces of Europe and the American frontier. The film also touches on Irving's relationships with other writers and politicians including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Mary Shelley, Andrew Jackson, Edgar Allan Poe and Herman Melville, among many others. First written in 1821 as part of author Washington Irving's Sketch Book, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, has alternatively been called a Classic of American Literature, and the Great American Ghost Story. Combining spooky moments with gentle humor and quaint charm, this new 24-minute adaptation closely follows the spirit of Irving's original tale. A narrator tells the story as actors silently act out the scenes---including the thrilling chase of Ichabod Crane by the Headless Horseman! "In the dark shadow of the grove, at the margin of the brook, he beheld something huge, misshapen, black and towering. It stirred not, but seemed gathered up in the gloom like some gigantic monster ready to spring upon the traveller." --from "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

Sunday, November 5 at 2:00 pm

FISCELLA-PALOOZA is a classic rock group fronted by guitarist John Fiscella and his son Eddie Fiscella. John Fiscella (Somers High School, class of '86) is a guitarist and music teacher for the past 20 years. He currently performs with several different bands in the New York and Connecticut area including the Joey D Jazz Ensemble, John and Mike and SuperNovaKane. Eddie Fiscella, 15, has been playing piano since the age of 5 and currently performs in the Westchester, Connecticut and Long Island area with his bands Gilbert, North Salem Music Makers and the Justin Veatch All Stars. Join them for an afternoon of rock and roll favorites from Elvis, the Beatles, the Stones, Billy Joel, the Police, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and beyond! Should be a fun afternoon for the whole family!

Saturday, November 18 at 10:00 am

Tellabration!ô A Storytelling Festival
Join us we welcome special storytellers Robin Bady, Carol Birch, Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi, Jonathan Kruk & Ellen Tannenbaum as they share some of their favorite family friendly stories. Musical accompaniment by John Fiscella. Open to children & adult listeners.

Sunday, November 19 at 2:00 pm

M&M Performing Arts brings a murderously funny comedy by Nick Hall to the library. Ex-spouses Paul and Polly Butler write murder mysteries together. They act out the crimes in Paulís apartment: poison, knives, guns, alibis and fingerprints all contribute to the hilarity. There are many fast paced comic twists as they attempt to outdo and surprise each other and they learn that marriage, like murder, is in the details. Directed by Maureen Howard and featuring the talents of Carol Eagen, Dick Smith and Janet Tinari.
Presented with the support of the Friends of the John C. Hart Memorial Library
Concerts & Theater
Concerts Sponsored by PCSB BANK through the Friends of the Library. All performances begin at 2:00 PM. and are free to all area residents. Doors open at 1:45.


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