Arts Roundup: Dog Luau, Find Your Inner Cool and Laughing Out Loud

HuntingtonNow has you covered for all things chill and entertaining this week. Find your Inner Cool at Kadampa Meditation Center, go to a Dog Luau at Brew Bros. and perform your own stand-up comedy at Crabtree’s On Main. Entertainment is always nearby in Huntington. Check out the local events listed below for this week’s arts and entertainment in and around town.

What: Huntington Summer Arts Festival: Plaza Theatrical Productions Presents “Mame”
Where: Heckscher Park, Huntington
When: Friday, August 2, 7:15-10pm
About: Brassy, tuneful and touching, Jerry Herman musical, celebrates life with an award-winning score featuring “We Need a Little Christmas”, “If He Walked Into My Life Today”, and “Mame.”
Cost: Free
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What: Gone to the Dogs Luau
Where: Brew Bros. Huntington
When: Sunday, August 4th, 2-5pm
About: The event also features Drink Specials, a DJ, Raffles, a Hula-Hoop contest, and prizes for Best Hawaiian Shirt and Grass Skirt. All proceeds benefit the Dotty Fund.
Cost: A $10 min. at the door enters you into a Brews Brothers Door Prize drawing.
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What: Find Your Inner Cool: From Craving to Contentment
Where: KMC-LI Huntington
When: Sunday, August 4th, 11:30-1pm
About: The essence of Buddhist practice is to learn to identify and let go of painful, distorted states of mind and allow our good qualities to shine. Each week you’ll learn a practical method to bring this about through meditation and daily life practice.
Cost: $15/free for supporting members
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What: Laughing Out Loud! 7th Annual Photo Exhibition
Where: Art League of Long Island
When: Until August 4th.
About: Last week to see Laughing Out Loud.
Cost: Free
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What: Comedy Open Mic Night Show
Where: Crabtree’s On Main, Huntington
When: Monday, August 5th, 8pm
About: All levels of comics welcome. First Monday of the month, free show, come one, come all. $2 Beef Slides, drink specials.
Cost: Free to perform, free to attend
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What: Gavin DeGraw with special guests Hannah Ellis, Cannon
Where: The Paramount
When: Tuesday, August 6th, 7:30pm
About: Gavin DeGraw is a multi-platinum selling singer, performer and songwriter. Gavin released his fifth studio album Something Worth Saving in September 2016 featuring singles “She Sets the City On Fire” and “Making Love with The Radio On.”
Cost: Starting $82
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What: Rapunzel
Where: Engeman Theater
When: Starts this week through August 25th
About: From the Emmy-winning team behind the mega-hit television series, Friends, comes RAPUNZEL. A familiar tale with a fantastic new spin.
Cost: $15
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