Dance, Song and Theater as Huntington Arts Festival Gets Underway Friday

The Huntington Summer Arts Festival gets underway Friday with a vast array of programs, from the EastLine Theater’s production of Hamlet to first-time performers from the Mahanaim School of Music. This year’s festival will include the “Just Wild About Harry” Chapin tribute concert on July 21. Read More …

Orchestra Performance to Wrap Up Summer Arts Festival

The Huntington Summer Arts Festival wraps up Sunday night with a performance by Orchestra Long Island, preceded by a pre-show talk with David Stewart Wiley, the group’s conductor. The performance is scheduled for 7 p.m; the Wiley talk is set for 6:15 p.m. The truncated Read More …

Summer Concert Series Opens at Heckscher

The summer concert season got underway at Heckscher Park with three bands performing on the Rainbow stage. A large and enthusiastic audience listened, clapped, sang with the bands and danced as the concert went on.  The Long Island tribute bands, including Foreign Journey and Van Read More …

Bands, Dance and Theater on Stage at Heckscher This Summer

There wil be lots of music coming off the stage at Heckscher Park this summer, with both the Huntington Arts Council and the town Parks Department offering up schedules. The Huntington Arts Council’s longstanding Summer Arts Festival gets underway July 1 and continues through July Read More …

Village Art Walk Set for May 21

The free Huntington Village Art Walk, a  self-guided tour of the new exhibits at downtown museums and galleries, is scheduled for May 21. Many  artists will be on hand to talk about their work. Live music will be playing along the route. No tickets are Read More …

Art Council, Historical Society Plan Exhibit

The Huntington Arts Council and the Huntington Historical Society are collaborating in an exhibit to link art and history. Interpretive Sights: Art in Facts.will use historical artifacts and documents from Huntington history as inspiration for the exhibit. The art council invites artists of all kinds Read More …

Art Walk Set for Sunday Downtown

An art walk is set for Sunday afternoon to bring visitors to many of the numerous art shops in Huntington Village. The free, self-guided tour will include a stop at the Huntington Public Library where A Vanishing New York, a photographic exhibit by John Lazzaro, Read More …

Happening in Huntington: Firemen’s Fair, Board Meetings

Monday The Northport Firemen’s Fair gets underway Monday night at Steers Beach, starting at 7 p.m.  through Saturday. Games, rides and general fun. Tuesday The Town Board meets at 2 p.m. for its monthly session. The public can attend the meeting in person or watch Read More …

Schools: Miniature Town in Phys Ed; Harborfields Names Top Students

Students at Ocean Avenue Elementary School in Northport participated in an expanded cities unit of physical education, which turned their gymnasium into a miniature town. Complete with a “pet store,” “movie theater,” rope swing, “bank” and more, students used scooters to travel around the town. Read More …

Huntington Arts Council Names New Director

The Huntington Arts Council has chosen Kieran Johnson as its executive director. He succeeds Marc Courtade, who retired recently. Johnson has been with the arts council for more than four years, serving as director of community partnerships and development, and as business manager. “Johnson’s work Read More …