Arts Round Up: Live Performances and Events

HuntingtonNow has you covered with live entertainment and arts events this week.
Enjoy carnival rides and chance games at the East Northport Firemen’s Fair, experience live performances surrounded by Spanish-Mediterranean architecture at the Summer Shakespeare Festival, and channel your inner 80’s child for The Ghostbusters 35th Anniversary at The Cinema Arts Centre.

What: UB40 “For The Many Tour”
Where: The Paramount
When: Thursday, August 8th,
About: 40th Anniversary tour. Show at 8pm, doors at 6:30pm.
Cost: Starts at $56
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What: East Northport Firemen’s Fair
Where: East Northport Fire Department
When: Fair now through Saturday, August 10th.
About: The East Northport Fire Department will be hosting its annual fair across four days this August. Enjoy a wide variety of games, rides, and tasty treats.
Cost: Free
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What: Jazz in the Gallery
Where: Art League of Long Island
When: Thursday, August 8th, 7pm
About: Sounds of Cornetist Warren Vaché with Tom Manuel joining Warren on Cornet and Steve Salerno on Guitar.
Cost: $25
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What: Summer Shakespeare Festival: Julius Caesar
Where: Vanderbilt Museum
When: Friday, August 8th, 8pm (recurring event)
About: Performances take place outdoors on stage in the courtyard. You are welcome to bring a picnic dinner to enjoy before the show. In the event of inclement weather, tickets will be honored for any of the remaining shows.
Cost: $20/Adult, $15/Child/Senior
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What: Be a Friend, Bring a Friend
Where: The Heckscher Museum of Art
When: Saturday, August 10th, 11am-5pm
About: Museum Members are invited to visit the Museum and your friend will receive free admission as your guest.
Cost: Free guest entrance with museum members.
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What: Huntington Summer Arts Festival Closing Night: Professor Louie & the Crownmatrix with Woodstock Brass
Where: Heckscher Park, Huntington
When: Sunday August 11, 8pm -10pm
About: A salute to Woodstock’s 50th with Rock’n’Roll, Blues, Gospel and American Roots music.
Cost: Free
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What: Ghostbusters 35th Anniversary
Where: Cinema Arts Centre
When: Saturday, August 10th, 10pm
About: Showing of movie plus prizes, food and $5 craft beer.
Cost: $5/Members, $7/Public
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What: Walt Whitman International Conference
Where: Walt Whitman Birthplace
When: August 9th- 11th
About: Bicentennial Birthday Celebration Event with keynote speakers.
Cost: $30/day, Students $20/day
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