Arts Roundup: From Poetry to Rock and Roll

A poetry reading and a music history lesson are among the happenings this week and beyond in the Huntington area.


What: Poets In Port: Rita Monte

Where: Caffe Portofino

When: Friday, Dec. 28, 7:30 pm

About: Northport Arts Coalition presents this event every last Friday of the month. Each time, there are featured poets, such as Monte, who is writing her first book, as well as open readings, in which all may participate.

Cost: Free

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What: Cult Cafe: Trading Places

Where: Cinema Arts Centre

When: Saturday, Dec. 29, 10:00 pm

About: Enjoy this 1983 movie starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy.  

Cost: $7 public; $5 members

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What: In the Gallery: Huntington Quilters Guild

Where: Harborfields Public Library

When: Exhibit Wednesday, Jan. 2 – Wednesday, Jan. 30; reception Wednesday, Jan. 30, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

About: Don’t miss seeing the hand-crafted quilts in this semi-annual show.

Cost: Free

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What: History of Rock and Roll

Where: South Huntington Public Library

When: Wednesday, Jan. 2, 10:15 am

About: Learn from lecturer Keith Crocker, who is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Cost: Free

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