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Nyack Weekender, Feb 20-22, 2015

Here’s your Fri-Sun rundown of what to do and where to do it.

Friday

  • The Black Bar Association of Rockland County screens the PBS documentary Mr. Civil Rights: the Life of Thurgood Marshall, followed by a panel discussion. 6:30p at the Martin Luther King Multi-Purpose Center, 110 Bethune Boulevard, Spring Valley.
  • Nyack Village Theatre presents Eve Ensler’s award-winning The Vagina Monologues. Proceeds go to Rockland County’s Center for Safety and Change, a shelter for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Tickets: General Admission: $20 here, $25 (cash only) at door; Students/Seniors: $18 here and $20 (cash only) at door. 7:30p at Nyack Village Theatre, 94 Main St.
  • Rockland Theatre Company presents Love, Broadway Style featuring songs from classic and recent Broadway shows including Cabaret, Beautiful, Grease, The Addams Family, South Pacific and more. Tickets: $12 adults; $10 students & seniors. Fri & Sat 7:30p, Sun 3p. Haverstraw Theatre, 64 Main St, Haverstraw.
  • The rock duo R&R, owners of R&R Music School, play at 10p at Prohibition River, 82 Main St, Nyack.

Saturday

  • Carnegie Concert Series presents Bach’s Complete Keyboard Works featuring pianist Mei-Ting Sun. 7:30-9:30p at Nyack Library, 59 S. Broadway.
  • The UpSouth Twisters perform their seasoned blend of blues, Cajun, zydeco, and rock. Purchase tickets here. 8-10p at Turning Point Cafe, 468 Piermont Ave, Piermont.
  • Edward Hopper House presents paintings and drawings by Philip Koch. The artist’s work includes large, vibrant landscape paintings as well as oils and charcoal drawings of the interiors of both Edward Hopper’s Truro, MA, studio and of Hopper’s Nyack home. 5-7p, at Edward Hopper House, 85 North Broadway. Exhibit runs through April 12.

Sunday

  • Red Carpet Oscar Dinner Fundraiser by Friends of the Nyacks oscar_party_nnv-214x300and Arts Angels to benefit arts in the community. Red Carpet walk at 6p. Main event and Dinner from 8-11p. Harbor Hill, 91 Main St.
  • Nyack Village Theatre celebrates Black History Month in Film with Classified X at 2p which explores the representation of African Americans in American cinema through the eyes of Melvin Van Peebles. Followed by Sweet Sweetback’s BadAsssss Song, directed by Melvin Van Peebles at 3:30p. Nyack Village Theatre, 94 Main St.
  • Documentary Brothers of the Black List: While looking for suspects concerning a 1992 attempted rape of an elderly woman, a school administrator at SUNY Oneonta gives police investigators the names and residences of 125 black male students. 2:30-4:30p at Nyack Library, 59 S. Broadway.
  • Outdoor skating each weekend at Ramapo Ice Park at Provident Bank ParkBear Mountain Ice Rink and Harriman State Park. Check Websites for times and fees. Skating at Lakes Tiorati and Silvermine in Harriman is free but only permitted only when green flag is present. Visit NYSparks.com or call (845) 351-2568.

Next Week

Monday

The Art Series at Nyack College School of Music presents Marcelo Lian, an Argentinean pianist, who gives a lecture recital on “The development of Argentinean Piano Music; its geographic, financial, and political circumstances.” Free admission. 8:15 at Pardington Hall, Nyack College, 45 S. Blvd.

Dear White PplWednesday

Rivertown Film presents the film Dear White People, a sly provocative satire of race relations on a college campus in the age of Obama. 8-10p, Nyack Center.

The African American Historical Society of Rockland County presents I, Too, Sing America: The Contributions and Challenges of African Americans in the US Military.” The event includes music, dance, storytelling and dramatic performances, with archival film footage and features videotaped commentaries by nationally prominent Veterans such as General Colin Powell.  Rockland Community College’s Cultural Arts Center Theater is located 145 College Road, Suffern, 7-9:20p.

Thursday

Figure Drawing Group. $12 per session, $6 for students. Enter in back, 7:30-10p. Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave.

Health & Fitness Fair invites attendees to meet and greet local health, wellness and fitness providers. Take advantage of fitness demonstrations, health screenings, and healthcare providers answering health-related questions. Free admission. 6-8p at Nanuet Public Library, 149 Church St, Nanuet.

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