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Fill Your March Calendar With These Stellar Westchester Happenings

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Thru March 26: SHADOWS at Pelham Art Center, Pelham | Tara Sabharwal Web 2 (2017 Sumi-E Drawing), courtesy of Pelham Art Center

From arts and theater to comedy and special events galore, there are so many exciting things to do in Westchester this March.

Art

Mar 13–Jun 26

CONSTANT CARNIVAL: THE HAAS BROTHERS IN CONTEXT. This vivid exhibit explores the work of contemporary artists Simon and Nikolai Haas, pairing their sculptures and drawings with historical, modern, and contemporary masterworks inspired by the historical tradition of the carnivalesque. Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah (914.767.2969)

Ongoing through Mar 26

SHADOWS. Explore the work of six artists addressing the thematic and artistic significance of darkness, utilizing various media to interrogate what in society is deemed worthy of being seen and what is stowed away in the shadows. Pelham Art Center, Pelham, (914.738.2525)

SHADOWS

Thru March 26: SHADOWS at Pelham Art Center, Pelham | Tara Sabharwal Web 2 (2017 Sumi-E Drawing), courtesy of Pelham Art Center

Mar 31

VIRTUAL ARTALK – 52 ARTISTS: A FEMINIST MILESTONE WITH AMY SMITH-STEWART AND ALEXANDRA SCHWARTZ. This virtual event will focus on the upcoming exhibition 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone, with Aldrich Senior Curator Amy Smith-Stewart and art historian and curator Alexandra Schwartz leading a discussion that explores the creative process. The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield (203.438.4519)

Ongoing through May 29

AMARYLLIS DEJESUS MOLESKI: PORTAL PIECES. Featuring an impressive body of work courtesy of artist Amaryllis DeJesus Moleski, this exhibition includes a range of sculptures, drawings, videos, and installations inspired by Moleski’s identity and her inspirations, spanning history and popular culture. The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield (203.438.4519)

Film

Mar 3

CAMERA MAN: DANA STEVENS ON BUSTER KEATON’S THE GENERAL. Widely considered to be the last great comedy of the silent era, Buster Keaton’s The General follows a down-and-out engineer who must pursue Union soldiers after they steal his locomotive. A Q&A with author Dana Stevens, moderated by Andrew Jupin, will follow the screening. Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville (914.747.5555)

Mar 12

THE WIZARD OF OZ. Audiences of all ages can come together to enjoy this beloved classic, starring Judy Garland as Dorothy, a young farm girl who is swept away by a tornado to a bright and magical world, where she finds adventure and friendship. Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville (914.747.5555)

Music

Classical &Opera

Mar 5

RIDGEFIELD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS JOY. Witness the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra live in concert as they perform interpretations of the work of Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, and more under conductor Yuga Cohler and featuring acclaimed cellist Nico Olarte-Hayes. The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield (203.438.5795)

Mar 13

SCHWAB VOCAL RISING STARS. This annual event features four sisters and a pianist who have been selected as part of a weeklong residency at Caramoor as they perform love songs from around the world. Each part of the performance begins with a virtuoso duo-piano overture, featuring music by Villa-Lobos, Brahms, Fauré, Milhaud, Gershwin, and more. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Katonah (914.232.1252)

Mar 20

MICHELLE CANN, PIANO. Pianist Michelle Cann makes her Caramoor recital debut with two works by composer Florence Prince. In addition to Sonata in E minor and Fantasie Negre No. 1, the program will also include works from Chopin, Brahms, and Margaret Bonds. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Katonah (914.232.1252)

Jazz, Folk, Rock & Pop

Mar 2

BRIAN FALLON AND THE HOWLING WEATHER. Musician, singer, and songwriter Brian Fallon celebrates his new album,Local Honey, with show-openers Worriers and Hurry. Attendees can expect to enjoy everything from dreamy ballads to soulfully written songs of love and loss. The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester (914.937.4126)

Mar 2

ARRIVAL: THE MUSIC OF ABBA. Dancing queens everywhere will not want to miss this delightful tribute band’s performance of Abba’s greatest hits, featuring songs like “Knowing Me, Knowing You” and “Fernando,” complete with authentic costumes and musicians who originally toured with Abba. The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield (203.438.5795)

Mar 3

STEVEN PAGE. Barenaked Ladies cofounder Steven Page performs a variety of songs from his solo career, including “Canada Loves You Back” and “Here’s What It Takes.” The audience will surely be captivated by his dynamic stage presence and range of hits. The Emelin Theatre, Mamaroneck (914.689.0098)

Mar 4

SONGS IN THE ATTIC: THE MUSIC OF BILLY JOEL. Billy Joel fans will not want to miss this carefully crafted tribute, presented by singer and piano player David Clark as he performs hits like “She’s Always a Woman” and “We Didn’t Start the Fire” with stunning accuracy. White Plains Performing Arts Center, White Plains (914.328.1600)

Mar 4, 5

MARCUS KING: LIVE IN 2022. Marcus King performs his wide range of blues, rock, and soul with hit songs like “Goodbye Carolina” and “Ain’t Nothing Wrong With That.” Special guest Hanna Wicklund will also make an appearance. The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester (914.937.4126)

Mar 5

STAIRWAY TO ZEPPELIN. Classic-rock fans will not want to miss this exciting tribute to the iconic band Led Zeppelin, featuring all of their greatest hits, like “Since I’ve Been Loving You” and “Kashmir,” performed by the dedicated tribute band Stairway to Zeppelin. The Palace Theatre, Stamford (203.325.4466)

Mar 6

BEPPE GAMBETTA. Italian guitarist, vocalist, researcher, and composer Beppe Gambetta brings American and European Roots into his music, crafting unique melodies and grooves that combine contemporary influences with traditional styles. The Towne Crier Café, Beacon (845.855.1300)

Mar 9

COLBIE CAILLAT. Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat celebrates the 15th anniversary of her breakout hit “Bubbly” with this unforgettable performance, featuring songs new and old that fans will not want to miss. The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield (203.438.5795)

Mar 11

THE RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS. This smashing group of Scottish rock legends returns to the Tarrytown Music Hall for the third year in a row to bring their magnificent bagpipe experience to Westchester, performing covers of beloved hits, like “Let Me Entertain You” and “We Will Rock You.”Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown (914.631.3390)

THE RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS

March 11: THE RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS at Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown | Photo courtesy of The Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Mar 17

FLASH COMPANY. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a performance of traditional Irish music by Flash Company, a Hudson Valley-based band led by multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Jim Pospisil. Attendees can expect to hear classics like “Love Won’t Keep Us Warm” and “The Banks of the Bahn.” The Towne Crier Café, Beacon (845.855.1300)

Mar 18

BEST OF THE EAGLES. Eagles fans should flock to this cover band’s performance of the supergroup’s greatest hits, for an authentic, mesmerizing performance. From “Hotel California” to “Love Will Keep Us Alive,” the Best of the Eagles band puts on a show that will give listeners a peaceful easy feeling. The Palace Theatre, Stamford (203.325.4466)

Mar 20

EDWIN MCCAIN. Pop sensation and consummate romantic Edwin McCain takes the stage at The Emelin Theatre to perform his enduring love songs, such as “I’ll Be” and “I Could Not Ask for More” and share his authentic spirit and sense of humor with fans for a night they will not soon forget. The Emelin Theatre, Mamaroneck (914.689.0098)

Mar 25

DENI BONET WITH CHRIS FLYNN. Classically trained violinist singer-songwriter Deni Bonet meshes the two worlds with her pop-punk sensibilities, performing original hits such as “A Perfect Storm” and “The Girlfriends of Dorian Gray.” The Turning Point Cafe, Piermont (845.359.1089)

Mar 26

AN EVENING WITH LORNA LUFT. Actress, author, and singer Lorna Luft, daughter of Judy Garland, performs selections from the Great American Songbook and intersperses them with hilarious and true stories about her time in Hollywood, Broadway, and beyond. White Plains Performing Arts Center, White Plains (914.328.1600)

Theater

Mar 13

PEKING ACROBATS. Audiences will be mystified by the expert performance of Chinese acrobatics by Peking Acrobats. From trick-cycling and juggling to gymnastics and precision tumbling, all performed to music played on traditional Chinese instruments, this act is sure to leave viewers in awe. The Emelin Theatre, Mamaroneck (914.689.0098)

PEKING ACROBATS march calendar

March 13: PEKING ACROBATS at The Emelin Theatre, Mamaroneck | Photo courtesy of Peking Acrobats

Mar 30

ANYTHING GOES. Broadway icon Sutton Foster stars in a five-star production of the classic musical Anything Goes, alongside Tony Award winner Robert Lindsay and West End legend Gary Wilmot, filmed live at the Barbican in London. Theater fans will have two opportunities to watch this screening, with both a matinee and an evening show. Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville (914.747.5555)

Special Events

Mar 12

BRUCE INSPIRES: TINY SHOWERS BRING SPRING FLOWERS, CREATING MINIATURE BLOOMS. Learn to make two different types of miniature paper plants with instruction from Miniature Artist Arlene Finkelstein. All materials will be provided. Bruce Museum, Greenwich (203.869.0376)

Comedy

Mar 5

ANTHONY RODIA. Westchester native Anthony Rodia brings his hilarious perspective on topics such as marriage, parenthood, and road rage, which have amassed the funnyman hundreds of thousands of followers on social media. Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown (914.631.3390)

May 5

THE IRISH COMEDY TOUR. Audiences will love this quartet of Irish comedians as they transform the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater into a rowdy Dublin pub, with fiddle playing, wisecracks, and hilarious tales from the Emerald Isle. Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, Peekskill (914.739.0039)

Mar 11

LAUGHTRAX: COLLEENS OF COMEDY. Comedian Jane Condon, grand prize winner of the Ladies of Laughter Contest and a Last Comic Standing fan-favorite, shares her sharp and silly takes on such relatable, everyday topics as marriage, kids, and politics. The Palace Theatre, Stamford (203.325.4466)

Mar 27

STEVE MARTIN & MARTIN SHORT: THE FUNNIEST SHOW IN TOWN AT THE MOMENT. Comedy legends Steve Martin (The Jerk, Roxanne) and SNL alum Martin Short (Three Amigos!) come together for a night of self-deprecating hilarity. The Palace Theatre, Stamford (203.325.4466)

Mar 29

TOM SEGURA. Actor, comedian, and writer Tom Segura, known for his Netflix standup specials, uses his masterful storytelling skills to make audiences LOL about all of the ups and downs of life. Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown (914.631.3390)


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