Listen to music; appreciate art, poetry, and prose; and dust off your dancing shoes at happenings this week and beyond in the Huntington area.
What: Northport Arts Coalition Presents: Starlight Coffeehouse
When: Friday, Jan. 11, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
About: Savor the pop-folk sounds of Saint Adeline, whose self-titled EP came out in 2016, and Matthew Ponsot, whose debut record will be released this year.
Cost: $15 in advance; $20 at door
What: Long Island Artists Exhibition
Where: Art League of Long Island
When: Exhibit Saturday, Jan. 12 to Sunday, Feb. 10; reception Sunday, Jan. 13, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm; gallery talk Thursday, Jan. 17, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
About: Enjoy all kinds of work by artists from our area.
What: Special Preview and Reception for “Prose and Poetry”
Where: Walt Whitman Birthplace
When: Member preview Sunday, Jan. 13, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm; public reception Sunday, Jan. 13, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
About: The full title of this show, which features the collection of Ed S. Centeno, and which is part of WW’s 200th Bicentennial celebration, is “Walt Whitman’s Prose and Poetry in Products and Advertisements.”
What: Swing Dance
Where: Huntington Moose Lodge
When: Tuesday, Jan. 15, 7:30 pm
About: Swing Dance Long Island will be cohosting this fun night. There will be a lesson at 7:30. Then, at 8:00, the band Playing Favorites will be doing just that.
Cost: $10 SDLI members; $12 students with current ID; $15 public