Arts and leisure digest

| 30 Sep 2011 | 08:32

    ‘Shakespeare in Love’ at college Middletown — “Shakespeare in Love,” the second in the Fall Film Series presented by Cultural Affairs at SUNY Orange, will be screened at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Assistant Professor of English Anne Sandor will introduce the film at and also lead a post-screening discussion on in Harriman Hall 111 Film Theatre. General admission to the film screening is $2. All students from any institution are admitted free. For more information call 341-4891 or e-mail or visit Young actors theater program begins Oct. 13 Sugar Loaf — Students age 13 to 21 who are interested in acting can take part in the next Kings Theatre Company’s Young Actors 10 week program beginning Wednesday, Oct. 13, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Lycian Centre’s Pavilion Theatre in Sugar Loaf. Working with scripts and monologues, students will study character development and explore methods for how to integrate themselves into a role using emotional recall, physical and vocal exercises and imagination to explore the how and why of character. Students will also study relationships within the text, between the characters and with their fellow actors. They will also have time for individual problem solving. Previous acting experience is encouraged, but not necessary. Interviews or auditions may be required. Students will be cast in short plays and will be asked to memorize scripts and blocking, while working with established director and teacher, Paul Ellis. The workshop will end with performances of each play. Cost is $275 per person To register, call 469-2287 or Ellis at 469-7563. Tuxedo Park School hosts blue grass band sing-a-long on Oct. 15 Tuxedo Park — The Appalachian String Bangers will give a free performance at the Tuxedo Park School on Friday, Oct. 15, from 8 to 9 p.m. Organizers welcomed families and promised “a sing-a-long good time.” Call 351-4737 for more information. Hill-Hold Museum will hold pumpkin fest on Oct. 16 Campbell Hall — The annual Orange County Pumpkin Festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 16, at Hill-Hold Museum, from noon to 4 p.m. Guests are invited to enjoy an afternoon of autumnal activities, including pumpkin rolling and painting, waxing leaves, scarecrow making, face painting, and a hay ride through the historic grounds of the Hill-Hold property. There will also be sand art and a guess-the-weight-of-the-pumpkin contest. Refreshments will be available for sale. In addition to the festival, each room in the homestead will feature a Wallkill River School artist’s piece which will be available for bid in a silent auction. Hill-Hold is located on Route 416 in Campbell Hall, across from Thomas Bull Memorial Park. Admission is $3, adult and $2, children. For more information or to make reservations call Susan A. Tucker at 615-3833 or email her at or visit Call for artists: Create bras for ‘Bra-zaar’ breast cancer benefit New Windsor - “Bra-zaar,” the second annual art auction and cocktail reception to benefit the YWCA Orange County Breast Cancer Prevention Programs will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 20, at the Bull’s Head Inn in New Windsor from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Professional and amateur artists are sought to be decorate or create a bra · using a variety of materials (i.e. paint, clay, feathers, beads, sequins, fabric, etc.) Bras will be auctioned off during the reception that evening. Each entry must resemble a bra, be created by hand and measure no larger than 18”x 18.” Each artist is asked to name their unique creation. Contributing artists are invited to attend the event at a reduced ticket price of $30. All contributions must be received no later than Oct. 10. Call 561-8050 for more information.