Arts Roundup: Variety Is the Spice This Week

Music, poetry, drawing, and dance are all on tap this week. See what is happening around town:

What: Walking with Whitman: Tom Pickard
Where: Walt Whitman Birthplace
When: Friday, Oct. 5, 6:00 pm (Doors open at 5:30 pm)
About: There is an open mic at 6 pm, free with admission. Then, after a musical prelude, the main event begins at 8 p.m. Tom Pickard, an important initiator of the British Poetry Revival movement of the ‘60s, reads. This is the 8th season of the association’s poetry in performance series.
Cost: $10 members; $15 nonmembers
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What: Lynch Ballet Student Showcase
Where: North Country Village Shopping Center, 237A E. Main St., Huntington
When: Saturday, Oct. 6, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
About: Solo variations performed by students. An ensemble piece choreographed by Jan Hanniford Goetz.
Cost: $10
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What: Exquisite Corpse
Where: Art League of Long Island, 107 East Deer Park Road, Dix Hills
When: Sunday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
About: A fun, interactive pre-Halloween art workshop for families and artists of all ages. No experience required.
Cost: $5
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What: Northport Arts Coalition Presents the Counterclockwise Ensemble
Where: Northport Public Library
When: Wednesday, Oct. 10, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
About: A unique listening experience that combines the intimacy and instrumentation of chamber music with the energy and vitality of a rock concert. The Counterclockwise Ensemble is a guitar, strings, and percussion quintet that evokes the mood and spirit of European and American classical masterpieces.
Cost: Free
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