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Do This: Long Island Events September 25-October 1

first_imgNico PaddenThis local singing and songwriting talent will be releasing her debut music video for her single, “Invisible War,” which captures her feelings of watching a loved one succumb to the destructive influence of opiate addiction. Opening performance by the duo The Crick. Sip This, 64 Rockaway Ave., Valley Stream. sipthisny.com Free. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 27.Imelda MayEvoking jazz singer Billie Holiday is this bluesy Irish rockabilly songstress, who’s ditties are mix of upbeat and dark, ranging from the popular “Big Handsome Man” to the more badass “Psycho.” One of the coolest acts to come to town of late. Opening the show is Bellfuries. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $20-$42. 8 p.m. Sept. 28.Mario LopezYou loved him as the muscular, lovable A. C. Slater in Saved by the Bell. You swooned over him as the host of Extra. Now, as the eye candy actor approaches 40, he’s reflected upon his successes, his failures, his loves and his life, and he’s written it all down in his book, Just Between Us, which he’ll be signing. The Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington. bookrevue.com Price of book. 2 p.m., Sept. 28.Manhattan Short FestivalMore than 100,000 cinemaphiles in over 250 cities worldwide will view and judge the work of the next generation of filmmakers in the 17th Annual Manhattan Short film fest, an instantaneous celebration that occurs simultaneously across the globe, allowing audiences to select their favorites. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $10 members, $15 public. 7:30 p.m., Sept. 30.Current ExpressionsA month-long group art and photography exhibit showcasing the work of eight of Long Island’s award-winning artists and photographers. NYIT New York Institute of Technology, Wisser Memorial Library, 100 Northern Blvd., Old Westbury Campus. nyit.edu Free. Oct. 1-29.—Compiled by Spencer Rumsey, Jamie Franchi, Timothy Bolger & Zack Tirana Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York ClutchAfter starting out as a hardcore punk band in the 1990s, this Maryland-based quartet won a cult following with their groovy funk rock with their seemingly non-stop touring. Warming up the crowd are American Sharks and Lionize. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $24.50-$37.50. 8 p.m., Sept. 25.  Bethenny FrankelInspired by the reality TV star’s daughter and her puppy, Cookie Meets Peanut is an illustrated sibling story that highlights the fun family dynamics that erupt when a diva dog must learn to share and conveys how sibling harmony is reached when surrounded by love. Barnes & Noble, 91 Old Country Rd., Carle Place. barnesandnoble.com Price of book. 7 p.m., Sept. 25.Moe.The jam band impresarios follow the music wherever it goes as it twists, bends and moves from the instruments, bleeds from the amplifiers and finally, via the eardrums, nestles and takes root into the listeners’ very heart and souls. Will there be “Moe Rons” in attendance? Yes. Will they shake and dance to these addictive rhythms and melodies? Yes. Will they absolutely, unquestionably flat-out rock!? Most definitely! The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury. thespaceatwestbury.com. $39.50-$64.15. 7 p.m., Sept. 26.Lewis BlackNobody channels his anger to better effect than this caustic comedian, whose well-reasoned rage percolates through his pores the way an athlete sweats. This guy’s ill-humor is a tonic for the troubles of our time. He rants, he raves, he ravages against the hypocrites on a righteous rampage—at full volume when all cylinders are clicking—like a man possessed. And he clearly is, which makes us all the more appreciative to see what makes him tick and what ticks him off. Look out, Long Island—Lewis Black is here for two nights! NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $62.50-$74. 8 p.m., Sept. 26, 27.Sesame Street LiveThe hottest-selling ticket in town (among the preschool set) is Sesame Street Live! Join Burt and Ernie, Oscar the Grouch, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Little Bear and the Cookie Monster as they take the stage to sing, dance, and entertain their biggest little fans in this “Let’s Dance!” production. Whet your child’s appetite for theatrical musical performances. It might be their first show, but it certainly won’t be their last! Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale. nassaucoliseum.com $22-$72. 10:30 a.m. Sept. 26, 27. 2 p.m. Sept. 28.Shawn Colvin & Steve EarleGrammy-winning singer-songwriters Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle are long-time friends and mutual admirers, each with a body of work that has earned them legions of fans. They’ve been on the road since March with a special tour, Songs and Stories, Together Onstage, which is sure to delight their followers here as they swap tunes, tales and tantalizing guitar licks. Colvin’s latest album, All Fall Down, was recorded in Nashville and produced by Buddy Miller, with Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, Bill Frisell and Jakob Dylan backing her up. She’s also published her memoir, Diamond in the Rough. Earle’s 15th album, The Low Highway, features the Grammy-nominated song, “Invisible.” He’s been seen acting in the HBO series The Wire and Treme, plus Law & Order, and in the movies Leaves of Grass and the The World Made Straight. When this pair of performers team up, a night of inspired music is in store. The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury. thespaceatwestbury.com. $40-$64.15. 7 p.m., Sept. 27.John FordBritish multi-platinum music maker of 1960s English rock band the Strawbs and his band perform their classic hits. They will also do a Surf Rock tribute to The Ventures and The Shadows. Opening the show is Drive, a tribute to The Cars. Gold Coast Arts Center, 113 Middle Neck Rd., Great Neck. goldcoastarts.org $15, $20 DOS. 8 p.m., Sept. 27.Food Truck FestivalThe Super Saturday horse races aren’t the only draw at the track this weekend. More than a dozen food trucks will be at the park, including Mac Truck, Pizza on Wheels, Mr. Nice Guy, Andy’s Italian Ices, Gorilla Cheese, Carl’s Steaks, Mike N Willies, Dub Pies, Papaya King, Come ‘N Get it BBQ, Crepe Truck, Hibachi Heaven, Mangia Italiano and El Paso. Bellmont Park, 2150 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. nyra.com/Belmont $5. 1 p.m., Sept. 27. Last Comic Standing Live TourThe top five comics for the latest season of NBC’s hit show—Rocky LaPorte, Lachlan Patterson, Nikki Carr, Rod Man, and Joe Machi—proved they can come up with an act in a race against the clock. The question that remains is how quickly can they make local audiences sides split? NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $39.50-$74. 7 p.m. Sept. 28.Carly AquilinoA Commack High School graduate with flaming red hair, Carly Aquilino is a stand-up comedian and TV personality known for cutting loose on MTV’s comedy series, Girl Code. She got her start on stage at the Gotham Comedy Club and hasn’t looked back—except when she consults Facebook constantly to see if the people who mocked her in high school have gotten ugly and fat. As she tells it, one of her proudest accomplishments is making her grandmother laugh so hard her teeth fell out. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $25-$35. 8 p.m. Sept. 26.Steven WrightSteven Wright once walked into his apartment to find that everything inside it had been stolen–and replaced with exact replicas. He has a full body tattoo of himself–only taller. If deadpan, quirky humor tickles your funnybone, don’t miss your chance to see this time-honored Academy-award winning, Grammy-nominated comedian live. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $35-$50. 8 p.m. Sept. 27.The Red OrchestraWhen the Nazis ruled Germany, the group that this documentary is named for was identified as an underground anti-Nazi resistance movement. Count it as another one of the many things schools didn’t teach about the Holocaust. Q&A to follow with filmmaker Stefan Roloff. Guild Hall, 158 Main St., East Hampton. guildhall.org $10 members, $12 public. 8 p.m., Sept. 27.Irish DayThe day begins with a parade with pipe bands, Irish dancers, Celtic music as well as traditional food and beverages. Irish vendors will also hawk merchandise along the parade route. Parade at noon and Festival, various venues, Long Beach. longbeachirishday.com 10 a.m. Sept. 27.Great Gatsby Boat TourTake a 90-minute boat tour of the bay that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 classic, The Great Gatsby, set on the Gold Coast, which readers know as West Egg (King’s Point) and East Egg (Sand’s Point). Town Dock, Main St., Port Washington. greatgatsbyboattour.org $25, kids under 12 half price. 12 p.m., Sept. 27.Nico Paddenlast_img read more

Miracles happen! For the first time, the directors of five Slavonian tourist boards jointly promoted the tourist offer of Slavonia

first_imgMiracles happen! Proof of this is the fact that for the first time in Croatia, the directors of five Slavonian tourist boards gathered to jointly promote the beauties and tourist offer of Slavonia.  Slavonia is a destination that has a lot to offer all 365 days a year, said Mislav Matišić, assistant director of the Osijek-Baranja County Tourist Board, adding: “One of the main motives for visiting our region is gastronomy, we also have two nature parks Kopački rit and Papuk that look divine in every season. Slavonia offers the most beautiful combination of tradition and urban, and everyone who comes for the first time is thrilled when they taste colors and smells, experience the mighty Danube, but also the Sava and Drava, endless vineyards, Golden Valley, Noble Route and discover that Slavonia is not just an endless plain. Just look at Požeška gora, Psunj and Papuk, Erdut and Bansko Brdo. With us you can ride a bike, quads, kayak, climb in adrenaline parks in Zlatna greda and Papuk…”Matisic pointed out.  Martina Jakelić, director of the Virovitica-Podravina County Tourist Board, Maja Jakobović Vukušić, director of the Požega-Slavonia County Tourist Board, Ružica Vidaković, director of the Brod-Posavina County Tourist Board, Mislav Matišić, assistant director of the Osijek-Baranja County Tourist Board and Rujana Bušić Srpak, director of the Vukovar Tourist Board , who is also the coordinator of the Slavonia Cluster, presented the tourist attractions of the easternmost Croatian region – Slavonia. Photo: Borna Subota, Exe production Although there is still a long way to go before defining a complete tourist brand of Slavonia, we should certainly praise this first historical step towards joint promotion and synergy. Attachment: Explore the new promotional brochure Slaovnije / Brochure Slavonia 2019 Synergy is imperative, and Slavonia must be one tourist product and brand. It is only logical and efficient. This is a strong and concrete step forward in the promotion and presentation of Slavonia as a tourist destination in Croatia, points out Rujana Bušić Srpak, director of the Vukovar-Srijem Tourist Board and coordinator of the Slavonia Cluster, and added: The agreement on cooperation in creating and promoting the tourist brand “Slavonia”, signed last year by all five county tourist boards, the Croatian Tourist Board and the Ministry of Tourism, established the framework and activities to achieve the ultimate goal – product development and promotion as a generator of increasing tourism. results. None of the signatories can achieve this goal alone and therefore unity in the readiness to achieve all that Slavonia can do in tourism is a key success factor. We still have a lot to be proud of. As this is a new approach to promotion, the first step was to develop a strategic marketing plan for tourism in Slavonia with a branding plan for the period 2019-2025, which will soon be adoption, the brochure Slavonia was published this year, and joint appearances at fairs and special presentations have already given the first results”, Points out Rujana Bušić Srpak.  Under the symbolic name “Sofas”, a presentation of this unique region was held in the Kavana Procaffe wine shop in the heart of Zagreb, with top Slavonian wines and the finest dishes signed by the Ilona Hotel Dunav, the first Michelin recommendation in that part of Croatia. last_img read more

Fleeing vehicle crashes into two Mason City homes

first_imgMASON CITY — One person was arrested after a pickup crashed into a pair of homes in southeastern Mason City on Monday afternoon.The Mason City Police Department says they tried to stop a pickup in the area of 5th and South Vermont. Officers say the truck sped away and later hit a parked car near the intersection of 7th and South Vermont, continuing on to hit a parked car in a driveway and then hitting two houses in the 900 block of 7th Southeast.Police say 21-year-old Sidney Garcia of Mason City was the driver of the vehicle, and was charged with failure to maintain control, not having a driver’s license or proof of insurance, and eluding a police officer.29-year-old Terry Arp of Mason City was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.last_img