Arts and Entertainment Spotlight
BETHANY — “The Six, ” an exhibit of art works by six New Haven area artists in a variety of mediums, is being shown through Nov. 2 at the Clark Memorial Library, 538 Amity Road.
Exhibitors are Peggy Bekeny of Hamden, Rosemary Benivegna of North Haven, Martha K. German of Woodbridge, Georgia Jennings of Hamden, Sharon R. Morgio of West Haven and Elizabeth Hundt Scott of Bethany.
The group includes members of the New Haven Paint & Clay Club, Connecticut Watercolor Society, Guilford Art League, Hamden Art League, Arts Council of Greater New Haven and Mysticalligraphers.
All have exhibited throughout Connecticut.
The library is open 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 2-6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.
For library information: 203-393-2103. For show information: 203-393-3187.
MILFORD — The Milford Arts Council is seeking donations of artwork for a small-works auction to benefit the Milford Center for the Arts programs.
Sought: original works that are 5-by-7 or smaller, two-dimensional, no sculpture. Framing is optional, but all work must have a method to hang it. Artists may submit as many works as they would like. Work sought is painting, photography, drawings, collage, encaustic and mixed media.
Art donations are tax deductible. All artwork will be offered at $15 to start with $2 increments during the silent auction.
Artwork will be received through Nov. 11.
The auction will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Ave. S. There will be music, food and drink.
For details: www.milfordarts.org or call 203-878-6647.
MILFORD — The Milford Center for the Arts, in association with Pantochino Productions Inc., will present Tori Scott of New York for an evening of music and comedy at 8 p.m. Nov. 4.
The center at 40 Railroad Ave. S., will be set with tables and chairs inviting patrons to bring the food and drink of their choice.
Tickets are $30; go to www.milfordarts.org or call 203-878-6647. For more information about Scott, go to itstoriscott.com.
MILFORD — LiVE @ the MAC concert series presents guitarist Doug Munro and La Pompe Attack at 8 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Ave. S.
Since 1987, Munro has released 17 albums as a leader and has appeared on more than 75 recordings as a sideman, producer and arranger working with a diverse array of artists including Dr. John, Michael Brecker, BB King, Darlene Love and Dr. Lonnie Smith. He has released recordings in many jazz styles including soul-jazz, organ trio, Latin and Gypsy jazz.
He has received two Grammy nominations and two NAIRD awards. The concert is cabaret seating. Wine, beer, soft drinks and snacks are available for purchase. Tickets are $20 and $15 for MAC members.
For tickets, go to www.milfordarts.org or call 203-878-6647.
MILFORD — The Milford Camera Club welcomes photographers of any age interested in the art of photography at the Margaret Egan Center, 35 Mathew St., at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays until May.
Learn how to use your camera, how to take better pictures, and meet people with similar photo experience. On Nov. 8, there will be a class “For the Love of Rust, Dust, and Dirt” presented by Tom and Lisa Cuchara. For information, go to milfordcameraclub.com or call Josh Goldin at 203 804-3058. Visitors and members under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
MILFORD — New England Guitar Society opens its International Guest Guitarist series with Andrew Leonard at 8 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Ave. S.
Tickets are $20, $15 MAC members, $18 seniors, free for 15 or younger.
Leonard will present classical guitar music by Carver Blanchard, Andrew York, Carlo Domeniconi and Francisco Tarrega, as well as arrangements from Leo Kottke, Bach and Albeniz.
He will also give a master class at 2 p.m. Nov. 12, at the MAC.
For tickets, go to www.milfordarts.org or call 203-878-6647.
MILFORD — United Presbyterian Church of Milford Folk Music Concert featuring the Milford Folk Music Society will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 at the United Presbyterian Church, 109 Seaside Ave. Tickets are $10. Contact 203-874-7088 or PCUSAmilford.org.
MILFORD — The Milford Arts Council presents Open Mic Nites at 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays through May 9 at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Ave. Registration starts at 6 p.m. Performing arts are welcome, singers, musicians, comedians, poets and magicians.
Beverages, beer and wine will be available for purchase.
There is a door fee of $5.
For more information, call 203-878-6647 or go to www.milfordarts.org.
MILFORD — Milford Arts Council’s Firehouse Art Gallery, 81 Naugatuck Ave., will present “Visual Music an Abstractions Exhibition.”
The exhibit will explore the world of abstract art, following in the footsteps of great nonobjective artists like Wassily Kandinsky, Der Blaue Reiter, and the abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock. So, give us the best example of your work in this truly imaginative subject. Our juror for this exhibition is Paul Bayloc. Entry fees are $25 for one or two entries and $20 for council members.
The opening reception will be 6-8 p.m. Nov. 9.
Receiving for the exhibition will be Oct. 27-29. For more information: http://milfordarts.org/firehouse-art-gallery/exhibits/, 203-306-0016, FHGallery@optonline.net.
MILFORD — The Milford Arts Council and Milford Pediatric Group invite all city students from kindergarten through high school to submit their original art to the annual student art show scheduled for Nov. 20-Jan. 20 at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Ave. S.
Viewings will be noon-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays. Entries may be work that was completed at school, home or other art classes/workshops. Works will be received 4-6 p.m. Nov. 10 and 9-11 a.m. Nov. 11 at the Milford Center for the Arts. Each artist may submit up to two entries, matted, mounted or framed for hanging. Local artists will judge the entries, and cash prizes supported by Milford Pediatric Group will be awarded in four grade levels. Presentation of awards will be Dec. 7.
Winning entries will hang at the Milford Pediatric Group office for one month after the exhibition. All other artwork must be picked up Jan. 26, 27.
For further information, contact 203-878-6647 or www.milfordarts.org.