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Huntington, NY 11743 United States

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July 2016

Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival FAMILY NIGHT featuring Jack & The Beanstalk with Broadhollow Theatre Co.

July 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Tuesday Night Family Series continues on July 26th featuring "Jack and the Beanstalk" presented by BroadHollow Theatre Co. The beloved fairy tale tells the story of Jack, who exchanges his cow for some magic beans. The beans grow overnight into a beanstalk which Jack climbs, arriving at a magincal land ruled over by a cruel giant. Jack battles the giant and decides to rescue a young princess held captive in the giant's castle. Show begins at 7:30PM in Huntington's…

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Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival features Huntington Community Band!

July 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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The Huntington Community Band will perform on Wednesday, July 27th. "HCB: THE TRADITION CONTINUES!" featuring an exciting evening of music by Sousa, Williams, Goldman, and others, culminating with the annual performance of Tchaikovsky's immortal "1812 Overture" accompanied by LIVE cannon. Guest Conductor; Dr. Andy Isca. Pre-concert entertainment at 7:30. Pre-concert at 7:30PM, HCB begins at 8:30PM in the Heckscher Park in Huntington Village. Bring a blanket or chair!

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Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival presents Democratoz, World Music Afro Rhythym & Rock

July 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Thursday, July 28th, Democratoz takes the stage! This seven-piece Algerian band mashes up local gnawa and diwan music and instruments with reggae's thrumming pulse and rock's recurring licks. Democratoz hails from Oran, the cosmopolitan city on Algeria's Mediterranean coast known as the cradle of North Africa's best-known sound, rai ("opinion" in Arabic). Music beings at 8:30PM in the Huntington Heckscher Park!  Bring a chair or blanket for seating!  No admission.   This show is sponsored by:

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Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival features ETHEL String Quartet

July 29 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Friday, July 29th come experience the music of ETHEL. ETHELinvigorates the contemporary music scene with exuberance, intensity, imaginative programming, and exceptional artists performing adventurous music by celebrated contemporary composers such as Philip Glass, Don Byron, Marcelo Zarvos, and others. Founded in 1998, ETHEL is comprised of Ralph Farris (viola), Kip Jones (violin) Dorothy Lawson (cello) and Tema Watstein(violin). Music begins at 8:30PM in The Heckscher Park in Huntington Village.  Bring a chair or blanket! This show is presented by the NYS Presenters Network.

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Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival FOLK FESTIVAL featuring Slaid Cleaves and Kirsten Maxwell

July 30 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Saturday, July 30th - in conjunction with the 11th Anniversary Huntington Folk Festival - Slaid Cleaves headlines as he spins stories with a novelist's eye and a poet's heart. The music of Austin-based singer/songwriter and guitarist Slaid Cleaves is rooted in country and traditional folk songs, but it is unusual enough to have held interest in a sea of singer/songwriters across the 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s. Opening Act - Kirsten Maxwell is a Huntington based singer/songwriter whose purity of voice and turn-of-phrase lyrics brings…

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Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival features Christine Lavin and Don White

July 31 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Christine Lavin and Don White will perform on Sunday, July 31st. Since emerging from the NYC singer/songwriter scene in the late 1980s, Lavin quickly established herself as an entertaining tour de force - quick on her feet, witty, insightful, and engaging, she remains one of the most popular and respected performers in the genre. Her co-conspirator, Don White, is one of the few performers who brings a comic's wit, and a poet's heart to his songs and stories. This is a show…

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August 2016

Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival FAMILY NIGHT featuring Mallory Lewis & Lamb Chop!

August 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mallory Lewis & Lamb Chop - Photo by Brad Hood, 2009

The Tuesday Night Family Series continues on August 2nd featuringMallory Lewis and Lamb Chop. Lamb Chop, an ewe (and puppet), has been actively performing since 1957, first with Shari Lewis and now with Mallory Lewis. Don't miss this truly delightful -  all new - performance that appeals both to the young and old.  Guaranteed to induce wonderful memories and the feeling that you've just gained a new best friend! Family night show begins at 7:30PM in Huntington's Heckscher Park.  Bring a blanket…

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Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival features Island Hills Chorus/Twin Shores Chorus

August 3 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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The Island Hills Chorus/Twin Shore Chorus will perform onWednesday, August 3rd. The Twin Shores Chorus and the Sweet Adelines Island Hills Chorus are dedicated to preserving the truly original American art form of A Cappella harmony in their distinctive barbershop styles. Each chorus performs a wide range of show tunes, patriotic themes and old-fashioned love songs, along with jazz, spirituals and Doo Wop. The show begins at 8:30PM in Huntington's Heckscher Park!  Bring a chair or blanket to sit on!

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Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival features Stephanie Chase, Violin

August 4 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Thursday, August 4th, award winning violinist Stephanie Chase will perform classical pieces accompanied by piano.  Stephanie Chase is internationally recognized as "one of the violin greats of our era" (Newhouse Newspapers) through solo appearances with over 170 orchestras. Her interpretations are acclaimed for their elegance and precision in technique. Music begins at 8:30PM in Huntington's Heckscher Park.  Be sure to bring a blanket or chair for seating!

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Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival features Jen Chapin!

August 5 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Friday, July 5th we welcome back Jen Chapin. Jen Chapin's music is urban folk soul - story songs that search for community and shared meaning, powered by the funk and improvisation of the city. No stranger to Huntington audiences, Jen grew up here (daughter of the late music icons Harry and Sandy Chapin) and has performed numerous times on the Chapin Rainbow Stage with her Trio and with The Chapin Family. The evening will also celebrate WHY Hunger, and fans are asked…

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Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival presents “Sondheim by Sondheim” by the BroadHollow Theatre Co.

August 6 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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The BroadHollow Theatre Company stages the musical comedy"Sondheim by Sondheim" on Saturday, August. Hailed as a "revelatory revue full of wonderful moments" and a "funny, affectionate and revealing tribute to musical theater's greatest living composer and lyricist,"Sondheim On Sondheim is an intimate portrait of the famed songwriter in his own words... and music.

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Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival features L.I. SPOTLIGHT BAND- Ladies Drink Free, Jazz Funk & Pop

August 7 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Come check out our Long Island Spotlight band Ladies Drink Free onSunday, August 7th. Ladies Drink Free is a collective ensemble that blends a gumbo of gritty funk, jazz, modern pop, sultry R&B, arena rock and world rhythms into a melting pot of "danceable" feel-good grooves. Formed in Huntington in the summer of 2011, the band is composed of friends that have been playing together since their middle school days. The deep history among the band's lineup is the key to their tightness…

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Huntington Summer Arts Festival FAMILY NIGHT featuring “Magicalicious”

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Tuesday Night Family Series winds up August 9th featuring kids interactive music and magic show, "Magicalicious!" Show will begin at 7:30PM!  Bring a blanket or chair for seating! The Tuesday Night Family Series is sponsored by

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Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival features L.I. Dance Consortium!

August 10 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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The Long Island Dance Consortium will return on Wednesday, August 10th with their performance “Kaleidescope of Dance 2” - LIDC’s second evening brings you the superb professional dancers of Long Island Ballet Theatre, Circle of Dance Repertory Company, American Dance Theatre of Long Island, and Downstage Dance. Performance begins at 8:30PM at the Heckscher Park in Huntington Village!  Be sure to bring a blanket or chair for seating.

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Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival L.I. SPOTLIGHT BAND – Cloud Caverns

August 11 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Thursday, August 11th Long Island Spotlight band, Cloud Caverns will be performing their original tunes that blends folk, rock, alternative, punk, and jazz into a sound that is uniquely their own. Music starts at 8:30PM at Huntington's Heckscher Park.  Bring your own blanket or chair!

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Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival features Plaza Theatrical Productions in “A Funny Thing Happened…”

August 12 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Friday, August 12th, Plaza Theatrical Productions will be performing"A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum." Hailed as Broadway’s greatest musical farce, it is light, fast-paced, witty, and is one of the funniest musicals ever written! This musical production will begin at 8:30PM in the Heckscher Park in Huntington Village! Please bring your own chair or blanket for seating!

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Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival features “MUSIC UNDER THE STARS” with conductor David Stewart Wiley

August 13 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Saturday, August 13th - come join conductor David Steward Wiley for “Music Under the Stars” marks the premier performance by the Concert Orchestra of Long Island in an all classical program with musicians formerly members of the L.I. Philharmonic. The evening will feature a guest performance by Jilliam Coscio, Flutist and Winner of ISO’s 2016 Young Performers’ Competition. Music begins at 8:30PM at the Heckscher Park in Huntington Village.  Be sure to bring your own chair or blanket for seating! This performance is sponsored…

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Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival FINALE featuring Batture Boys

August 14 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Come out for our Summer Arts Festival finale on Sunday, August 14th for The Batture Boys! A brand-new New Orleans style rock and blues band, Batture Boys give their music a sunny, inviting sound - a necessary balance, since the subject matter is as murky as it gets. Music starts at 8:30PM in the Heckscher Park in Huntington Village.  Bring your own chair or blanket for seating. This performance is sponsored by 

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