Arts Roundup: From Poets in Port to Halloween at the Heckscher

Hear a Sicilian-American poet, see world-class art for free, and more, in this week’s happenings in the Huntington area.

What: Poets In Port: Nino Provenzano
Where: Caffe Portofino
When: Friday, Oct. 26, 7:30 pm
About: Northport Arts Coalition presents this event every last Friday of the month. Each time, there are featured poets, such as Provenzano, who was born in Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, as well as open readings, in which all may participate.
Cost: Free
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What: The Witness for the Prosecution
Where: Trinity Episcopal Church
When: Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27, 8:00 pm; Sunday, Oct. 28, 3:00 pm
About: Directed by Stephanie Leinoff, the Minstrel Players will perform this Agatha Christie murder-mystery.
Cost: $20 adults; $15 seniors 60 and up/students 17 and under; group rates available
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What: Trick or Treat at the Museum
Where: The Heckscher Museum of Art
When: Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday, Oct. 27, 28, and 31, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
About: Children in costumes and their families will be treated to exhibitions, activities, and, of course, candy.
Cost: Free
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What: Love Songs Through the Decades
Where: Half Hollow Hills Community Library – Dix Hills Building
When: Sunday, Oct. 28, 2:00 pm
About: Live music of the 1930s to the present day with the Paul Effman Band.
Cost: Free; tickets have already been distributed, but available seats will be given to non-ticket holders on a first-come, first-served basis.
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What: Special Screening of That Summer
Where: Cinema Arts Centre
When: Monday, Oct. 29, 7:00 pm
About: See this 2018 prequel to Grey Gardens, meet former GG caretaker Jerry Torre and film historian Tony Maietta, and get a signed copy of their book The Marble Faun of Grey Gardens: A Memoir of the Beales, the Maysles Brothers, and Jacqueline Kennedy.
Cost: $50 public; $40 members
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Photo credit: www.caffeportofinonpt.com

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