A planetarium production and stars of classical and jazz collide in this week’s happenings around town. Plus, a documentary that hits home.
What: Haunted Skies
Where: Vanderbilt Planetarium
When: Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 12 – Oct. 26, 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm
About: Ages 8 to adult are invited to learn the origins of Halloween, and the reasons we still celebrate the holiday, in this fun-but-scary show.
Cost: $10 adults; $9 seniors and students; $8 children under 12
What: Ridotto Presents “A Symphonic Sound”
Where: Huntington Jewish Center
When: Sunday, Oct. 14, 4:00 pm
About: Julliard-trained, Russian-American Yamaha Artist Vassily Primakov, along with the Pogady String Quartet, will play two piano quintets: Dvorak’s No. 2 in A major, Op. 81; and Robert Schumann’s in E Flat major, Op. 44. This will be the first of eight Ridotto concerts this season.
Cost: $30 general admission; $25 seniors; $20 members; $12 students with ID. There are also subscription options. Cash or check only. You may reserve tickets at (631) 385-0373 or buy them day of at the HJC Box Office.
What: Film Screening and Q & A
Where: Cinema Arts Centre
When: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 7:30 pm
About: Watch The Gang Crackdown, a Frontline investigation. Then enjoy a discussion and reception.
Cost: Free with RSVP
What: The Marc Devine Trio Plays the Music of “Piano Kings”
Where: Art League of Long Island
When: Thursday, Oct. 18, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
About: This is part of a series of jazz performances, presented by the Art League, in conjunction with the Jazz Loft, sponsored by Olivia and Harlan Fischer.
Cost: $20 general admission; $15 seniors and members. Tickets may be purchased in advance at (631) 462-5400, ext. 222, or here.