What’s happening in September 2018

The Rudresh Mahanthappa Trio performs Sept. 14 during JazzFest White Plains. Photograph by Ethan Levitas.
WAG’s listing of local happenings and events in the month of September.

Through Sept. 9

“Donald Judd: Variations on a Theme” features 16 etchings by Donald Judd, one of the most significant artists of the Minimalist movement. The works, from the Hudson River Museum’s permanent collection, explore Judd’s interest in precise geometric forms. 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers; 914-963-4550, hrm.org

Through Sept. 14

 “June Greenspan’s World Photos” contains colorful works from the artist’s extensive travels to India, China, Russia and Egypt and other locales. Atelier 811 Gallery, 811 N. Broadway, White Plains; 914-419-6252

Sept. 1 Through Nov. 30

Sound artist Jennie C. Jones’ audio collage, “RPM (revolutions per minute)” permeates the Philip Johnson Glass House. This installation employs a harmonious combination of frequencies that encourages visitors to consider the aural environment of the transparent pavilion while underscoring its reverberating cultural influence. 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays, 199 Elm St., New Canaan; 203-594-9884, theglasshouse.org

Sept. 1

Untermyer Performing Arts Council presents Silvana Magda With the Katende Band & the Viva Brazil Dancers to conclude its World Fest 2018. The group brings Afro-Brazilian sounds, Latin rhythms and Brazilian dance to the Great Lawn Stage at Untermyer Park. 7:30 p.m., 945 N. Broadway, Yonkers; 914-375-3435, untermyer.com

Sept. 4 through 22

The Mamaroneck Artists Guild presents “Double Vision: Color & Line,” an exhibition that features the work of two local artists — Jennifer Cadoff and Hilda Green Demsky. Reception: 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 8; Artists’ “Walk & Talk” 2 p.m. Sept. 22. Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 126 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont; 914-834-1117, mamaroneckartistsguild.org

Sept. 6

The opening reception for “Paradise [Lost],” an exhibition of the photographs by Árpád Krizsán, best-in-show winner at Pequot Library’s 2017 art show. 6:30 p.m., Exhibition continues to Oct. 7. 720 Pequot Ave., Southport; 203-259-0346, pequotlibrary.org

The opening reception for “Looking Forward, Looking Back,” an exhibition featuring four artists who use their familiarity with the work of past masters to open a dialogue with the inspired innovators who preceded them. 6 p.m., Exhibition continues to Oct. 17. The Flinn Gallery, Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave.; 203-622-7947, flinngallery.com

Sept. 7 and 8

The Jazz Forum Club presents jazz and blues concerts by multi-instrumentalist, singer and Grammy nominee Joey DeFrancesco, who signed his first record deal at age 16 and has since recorded and performed with many jazz greats. 7 and 9:30 p.m., 1 Dixon Lane, Tarrytown; 914-631-1000, jazzforumarts.org

Sept. 10 through Nov. 28

The Center for the Digital Arts at Westchester Community College presents “HIGH CONTRAST: Culture Confronts Chaos,” a group exhibition featuring artworks, all in black and white, that focus on such topics as post-2016 politics, social justice and environmental concerns. 27 N. Division St., Peekskill; 914-606-7300, sunywcc.edu/arts

Sept. 12 through 16

ArtsWestchester, the City of White Plains and White Plains BID present “JazzFest White Plains,” a five-day celebration of jazz throughout downtown White Plains. The festival, which includes 20-plus sets at 10-plus venues, culminates in a Sept. 16 outdoor festival on Mamaroneck Avenue at Main Street. Times and locations vary, 914-428-4220, artsw.org/jazzfest

Sept. 14

Pelham Art Center holds an opening reception for “Waxing Poetic,” an exhibition featuring six New York-based artists who create a symbolic language or aesthetic with encaustic paint. 6:30 to 8 p.m., Exhibition continues to Oct. 27. 155 Fifth Ave, Pelham; 914-738-2525, pelhamartcenter.org 

“A Place at the Table: Community, Cuisine and Culture” is a locally sourced, biannual, three-course, farm-to-table dinner — prepared by Hayfields Market — that encourages the community to come together, share a meal, engage in conversation and celebrate local flavors. Registration required. 7 p.m., The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 258 Main St., Ridgefield; 203-438-4519, aldrichart.org

Sept. 15

Meet some of Weston’s finest artists at Lachat Town Farm for Weston Arts’ annual “Cocktails to Canvases” party. Cocktails will be for sale, music will be in the barn and a food truck will be on the grounds. 5 p.m., Lachat Town Farm, 106 Godfrey Road West; westonarts.org

Shop at the craft and artisan boutiques at Arts & Crafts on Bedford, a Stamford Downtown signature event. Bedford Street will be closed to traffic for the weekend, so enjoy the space and dine in the extended sidewalk cafe. Don’t miss the Imagination Station with hands-on activities for kids, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., (Also, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 16). Bedford Street, Stamford; stamford-downtown.com

Sept. 16

The opening reception for “E Pluribus Unum: From Many, One,” an exhibition of contemporary figurative prints on the theme of diversity — both in terms of subject and the variety of printmaking processes used. 2 p.m., Exhibition continues to Nov. 25. Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Mathews Park, 299 West Ave., Norwalk; 203-899-7999, contemprints.org

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum presents its 11th annual Old-Fashioned Flea Market. Featuring repurposed furniture, collectibles, jewelry, crafts, household items, clothing, toys and other unique bargains and treasures. Rain or shine, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mathews Park, 295 West Ave., Norwalk; 203-838-9799, lockwoodmathewsmansion.com

Tony-, Grammy- and Emmy-award winner Cynthia Erivo rose to fame with her performance as Celie in the Broadway revival of “The Color Purple”. Hear her, backed by a five-piece band, as she performs songs from “The Color Purple,” “The Wiz,” and more. 7:30 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E. Ridge Road; 203-438-5795, ridgefieldplayhouse.org

Pilobolus has performances set for Sept. 21 and 22 in Fairfield. Photograph by Christopher Duggan.

Sept. 21

Westchester Photographic Society presents “The Amazing World of a Micrographer” by Andrew Paul Leonard, a specialist in microscopic photography. Discover surreal images using an electron microscope. 8 p.m. at Westchester Community College, Technology Building Auditorium (Room 107), Valhalla; wpsphoto.org

Sept. 21 and 22

Pilobolus performs “Ringcycle,” three programs of different works all combining multimedia, projected shadow play and front-of-screen choreography. 8 p.m. Sept. 21 and 2 and 8 p.m., Sept. 22, Quick Center for the Arts, 1073 N. Benson Road, Fairfield; 203-254-4010, quickcenter.fairfield.edu 

Sept. 22

Smart Arts at Westchester Community College presents the Spanish dance company, Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater. The company will share rich traditions of the dance, music, literature and culture of Spain through contemporary and classical Spanish dance, along with folkloric dance and flamenco accompanied by guitar and percussion. 8 p.m., 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla; 914-606-6262, sunywcc.edu/smartarts

Sept. 22 through Dec. 30

The Bruce Museum opens its signature fall exhibition, “ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection,” a look at the unexpected subject of tools, featuring more than 40 richly imaginative, quirky, and thought-provoking paintings, sculptures, photographs and sketches. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich; 203-869-0376, brucemuseum.org

Sept. 23

The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center presents an evening with memoirists Mindy Lewis and Ingrid Blaufarb Hughes. These writers will provide a reading, discussion and Q&A on the topics of suicide and survival. 4 p.m., 300 Riverside Drive, Sleepy Hollow; 914-332-5953, writerscenter.org

Sept. 29 and 30

Natasha Paremski will play Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra. The concert will open with Beethoven’s “Namensfeier” Overture and will include Debussy’s “L’après-midi d’un faune” and Bernstein’s “On the Waterfront Symphonic Suite.” 8 p.m. Sept. 29, 4 p.m. Sept. 30, Performing Arts Center, Greenwich High School, 10, Hillside Road; 203-869-2664, greenwichsymphony.org

Sept. 30

Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley will host the fourth annual Dylan J. Hoffman Memorial Walk & Family Fun Day. The event will benefit critically ill children and their families in the Hudson Valley. 11 a.m., Westchester Medical Center, 80 Woods Road, Valhalla; 914-493-6455, rmh-ghv.org

Presented by ArtsWestchester (artswestchester.org) and the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County (fcbuzz.org)


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