Three great ways to experience art, film, and nostalgia next week

February 23, 2013 by  

Deer Park and the surrounding area has a few events to whet the appetites of lovers of film, art, photography, and music next week.

For starters, guests can relive the roaring 20s at the 1920s Prohibition Night at The Nest, 382 East Meadow Avenue, East Meadow from 8:00 pm – 2:00 am on Wednesday February 27.

Refreshments include Speakeasy Ales and Prohibition Era drinks. Admission is free and costumes are encouraged. For more, information call (516) 227-6378.

‘Jazz Inspired’, an exhibit hosted by the South Huntington Public Library, will also be on display through February 27, at the Alfred Van Loen Gallery, 145 Pidgeon Hill Road, Huntington Station.

The exhibit celebrates American jazz music through photography, sculpture, and paintings by artists Joe Constantino, Chuck Van Schmidt, Joe Cascone, Kirk Larsen, and Dan Christoffel.

Viewing hours are 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm and admission is free. For more information, call (631) 549-4411. Catalog printing is a convenient way to track up and coming artists and their work as well as classic pieces.

For an evening of entertainment and fun, revelers can head on up to the Madison Theatre at Molloy College in Rockville Center on Friday for the best short films ever.

The 32nd New York Short Film Concert will be presented by Asbury Shorts New York from 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm on Friday, March 1. Admission is only $10 per person at the college, a short jaunt from Deer Park, and is located at 1000 Hempstead Avenue.

Films include the best of show winners from the International Film Festival, dramas, comedies, and animation. The event will be hosted by Donna Drake of CBS-TV and opening entertainment will be proved by Ellen Kay and the Moscow 57 Band. For more information, call (516) 678-5000.