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Hot Spots: Weekly Watch for January 21 through January 24

Written by Wendy L  |  21. January 2013

Kick off the holiday week remember what Martin Luther King did for this nation! On Monday, head out to the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County to enjoy a new exhibit with photojournalism of the largest protest the nation’s capital faced in 1963. The Bay Street Theatre will also be open to the public for the presidential inauguration. On Tuesday, enjoy interesting cooking classes at local public libraries on pizza making and Moroccan food. On Wednesday, there’s evening of yoga at Westhampton Free Library. Later in the night, Black Lantern Ultra Den has its open bar and sushi bar available. On Thursday, there’s the English Beat at The Paramount and a suspenseful thriller drama playing at John W. Engeman Theater. Check out the details below!

MONDAY – JANUARY 21, 2013

Who: And Freedom For All: The March On Washington For Jobs and Freedom At Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County
Info: Stop by to view a new exhibit that provides a view of the largest protest in the nation’s capital that happen in 1963 through photojournalism. During the march, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his speech, “I Have a Dream.” The exhibit also highlights women civil rights activists. The exhibit offers a snapshot of the American struggle for freedom. The exhibit continues to run through February.
Cost: Requested Admission Donation of $10 For Adults; $5 For Senior; and $4 For Students
Time & Place: 10AM to 4:30PM at Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, 100 Crescent Beach Road, Glen Cove – (516) 571-8040 ext.105

Who: Presidential Inauguration On The Big Screen At Bay Street Theatre
Info: Bay Street Theatre is opening its doors to the public to view the broadcast of the presidential inauguration. Coffee and refreshments will also be available for purchase.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 10AM to 1PM at Bay Street Theatre, One Bay Street, Sag Harbor – (631) 725-9500

TUESDAY – JANUARY 22, 2013

Who: Cooking Class – Pizza From Scratch At Levittown Library
Info: Chef Richard Kanowsky will be on hand to take you through the history of pizza and run through the process of making dough, proofing it, and stretching it out. Select from a bunch of toppings to make your own fresh pizza to take with you. Register in advance, there is limited space.
Cost: $5
Time & Place: 7PM at Levittown Library, One Bluegrass Lane, Levittown – (516) 731-5728

Who: Cooking Around The World – Moroccan At Port Jefferson Library
Info: Chef Katherine Dlugolonski will have a demonstration on how to make delicious Moroccan food right in your own home. There are also samples available for tasting and all attendees will receive easy-to-follow recipe sheets.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 6:30PM to 8:30PM at Port Jefferson Library, 100 Thompson Street, Port Jefferson – (631) 473-0022

WEDNESDAY – JANUARY 23, 2013

Who: Evening Yoga At Westhampton Free Library
Info: Relax this evening to a gentle yoga session. The session is suitable for all levels of experience.
Cost: $10
Time & Place: 5:30PM to 6:30PM at Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Avenue, Westhampton Beach – (631) 288-3335

Who: Wet Wednesday At Black Lantern Ultra Den
Info: It’s open bar night at Black Lantern Ultra Den. The sushi bar and lounge offers a main bar on the ground floor and a sushi bar on the upper level where you can experience exotic sashimi and rolls. There’s also DJ and dancing available.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 9PM to 11PM at Black Lantern Ultra Den, 10 Wall Street, Huntington – (631) 923-2022

THURSDAY – JANUARY 24, 2013

Who: The English Beat At The Paramount
Info: The English Beat has been on the music scene since 1979. Its music fuses soul, reggae, pop and punk into unique danceable sounds. It has music with lyrics about unity, peace and love and partying.
Cost: $22.50 to $45
Time & Place: Doors Open at 7PM; Show Starts at 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300

Who: Wait Until Dark Thriller By Frederick Knott At John W. Engeman Theater
Info: This is a suspenseful, thriller drama about a recently blinded housewife who becomes the target of three con-men who are looking for drugs. Her husband has been persuaded to transport a doll across the border not realizing what’s inside it.
Cost: $55
Time & Place: 8PM at John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main Street, Northport – (631) 261-9700

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