Weekender: 5 Things to Do on Long Island This Week
It’s a weekend soon — Relax and check out these 5 cool things to do on Long Island. Some are virtual and some meet in person.
Black art: in the absence of light
The Hamptons Doc Fest introduces HBO’s newly released movie Black art: in the absence of lightInspired by the late David Driskel’s groundbreaking 1976 exhibition 2nd Century African American Art.. This documentary provides a glorious introduction to the work of the leading black visual artists working today. Tickets for this face-to-face screening are only available online. Parish Museum, 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, hamptonsdocfest.com April 9th, 6 pm and 8:15 pm.
Comedian, host of JTrain Podcast, Betches’U Up? Live stand-up act for viewers over the age of 18 by co-host Jared Freid. Smeriglio was previously guest hosted Jimmy Kimmel Live.. Governor of Levittown, 90 Division Ave., Levittown, govs.com $ 22. 7, 8 9:30 pm April 9, 10.
Run for the cause
This year’s 4th annual run is virtual. Five races will be held throughout Long Island, each benefiting those affected by the coronavirus. The proceeds will be sent to YMCA, a Covid-19 compliant fund in Long Island. events.elitefeats.com/ymca $ 25 to $ 100. April 10-18.
Long Island Reed and Plain View-Old Bethpage Public Library Honors Writer Brit Bennett and Her Best-selling Fiction Half disappearing In Book Revue. bookrevue.com freedom. 2:00 pm on April 11th.
Joe Iconis and his family
A virtual performance that combines rock and classical music with an immersive theater by Broadway composer Joe Iconis. Adelphi University. aupac.adelphi.edu $ 20. April 11-14, 5 pm-11:30pm.
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