Louis C.K., The Importance of Being Earnest, Westchester Poetry Festival

Preview our editors’ favorite events for the week of April 5-11, 2013

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Friday, April 5

To say that comedian Louis C.K. has “fans” is an understatement. When the Louie creator sold his comedy special through his website in December 2011, he sold more than 220,000 downloads (earning him $1.1 million). See what the fuss is about when he performs at the Stamford Center for the ArtsMore


Everybody knows that one can never eat muffins in an agitated manner. If you weren’t aware of this culinary rule, then you haven’t seen Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. Lucky for you, the White Plains Performing Arts Center is presenting… More

Saturday, April 6

If you’re looking to make your life a bit more poetic, head to The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center’s Westchester Poetry Festival. Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Howard will deliver the keynote reading, and participating writers include Heather Christle, Peter Covino, Jordan Davis, and others... More

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Halloween may be a few months away, but Barney McNabbs is giving you the chance to dress up during its Halfway to Halloween Bash. Don your best glam rock, heavy metal, or any other costume for a chance to win prizes. Making the night even better: performanceMore


Run with the Devil on down to The Bayou Restaurant, where you can jump and dance the night away during a performance by Unchained, a Van Halen tribute band… More

Sunday, April 7 

You may have seen polar bears, anteaters, frogs, hippos, and penguins before—but never like this. In Imago’s show, ZooZoo, performers take on the roles of different animals and make them come to life through a mix of vaudeville, physical comedy, and good old-fashioned stage magic. See it at The Performing ArtsMore


Support Teatown Lake Reservation by attending its Wine Tasting & Silent Auction event. Suburban Wines & Spirits will supply international wines and Tastefully Yours, Fresh Company, and Jon Pratt will provide the food. The evening also features classical guitar player Ross Stephens and a preview of artist… More

Monday, April 8

Gleason’s will be hosting the Launch Party of Drink More Good, a line of organic bitters, sodas, and other mixers. In addition to a cocktail hour, there will be a silent and live auction with goods donated by Speakeasy Tattoo Studio, Peekskill Brewery, Greenhook Ginsmiths, and DeCicco Family Markets. The… More 

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Wednesday, April 10

Need a little help in the kitchen? Leave it to Mark Kramer, chef and owner of Susan Lawrence, to assist you in his Tapas Party: Mastering Summer Entertaining cooking class. Participants will learn (and taste!) a menu that includes pancetta-wrapped grilled shrimp, pumpkin-seed turnovers, stuffed fresh… More


Head to Villa Barone Hilltop Manor for the 15th Annual Hudson Valley Food & Wine Experience benefiting the Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center. The nonprofit organization provides services to eliminate violence against women and children. Guests will enjoy artisan food and… More


Birdsall House will host the Punk Rock Brew Tour. It’ll be featuring 16 different beers from brewers such as Smuttynose Brewing Co, Sierra Nevada, Lagunitas Brewing Company, and Bronx Brewery, just to name a few. Enjoy all the different brews while jamming to a hardcore soundtrack featuring songs from TheMore

Thursday, April 11

If luck be a lady, then you’ve got plans to see Guys and Dolls at the Westchester Broadway Theatre. You can bet that the musical features some of Frank Loesser’s greatest songs, including “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat” and “If I Were a Bell.” Performances... More


Birdsall House pays homage to the Belgian-inspired ales of Brewery Ommegang with a Five-Course Beer Dinner. On the menu: duck confit fritters with cheese and a spicy herb rémoulade paired with Barrier Relief Belgian India Pale Ale, and braised beef carbonnade paired with Gnomegang Belgian… More

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Miss your audition for American Idol? Well, you can still show off those singing chops during Vintage Lounge & Restaurant’s White Plains Idol Karaoke Competition. Every week, a winner is chosen and receives a gift certificate for brunch at Vintage, while also qualifying to compete for a $400 grand prize later… More

Our Healthcare Heroes Awards event takes place on May 9!

Our Westchester Home Builders Awards take place on April 4!

Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Forum is March 14!

Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch is February 25!

Our Best of Westchester Elimination Ballot is open through March 6!

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