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.
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
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.
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.