Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

Arts/Entertainment

January 30, 2014

Events Calendar

ART AND GALLERIES

ADDISON GALLERY, “An American in London: Whistler and the Thames,” Feb. 1 to April 13; “Industrial Strength: Selections from the Collection,” Feb. 1 to April 13; “Eye on the Collection: Artful Poses,” Feb. 1 to March 30; gallery admission free. Phillips Academy, 180 Main St., Andover. Gallery hours Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.; 978-749-4000, www.andover.edu/museums/addison/Pages/default.aspx.

ALPERS FINE ART, “The Power of the Power of Suggestion,” first-ever juried show featuring 33 artists, through March 2, 96 Main St., Andover. Gallery hours Wednesdays through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 978-760-1829, www.alpersfineartonline.com.

ESSEX ART CENTER, “Every Place” by Allison Cekala and Sarah Pollman and “Enter the Void” by Elissa Salas in Chester F. Sidell Gallery; “Mostly Sunny, Scattered Clouds,” new work by Ellen Rich, Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery; through Feb. 14; 56 Island St., Lawrence; Leslie Costello, 978-685-2343 or leslie@essexartcenter.org; www.essexartcenter.org.

MEMORIAL HALL LIBRARY, Paintings by Robert Crooker of Wakefield, January artist of the month, first floor; 2 North Main St., Andover; 978-623-8401, www.mhl.org.

AUTHOR READINGS

ANDOVER BOOKSTORE, Former NHL star Chris Nilan discusses,”Fighting Back: The Chris Nilan Story,” his book about his life after hockey, Saturday, Feb. 1, noon, free; 89R Main St., Andover; 978-475-0143, www.hugobookstores.com.

CHILDREN/FAMILIES

`CINDERELLA,’ The Fairy Players present “Cinderella,” Saturday, Feb. 1, 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Parish Hall, St. Paul’s Church, 396 Main St., North Andover; tickets $5, wear prince and princess costumes; reserve in advance at info@fairytaleplayers.org, www.fairytaleplayers.org.

DANCE

ISRAELI FOLK DANCING, Israeli Folk Dancing, beginners’ night, Sunday, Feb. 2, 7 to 8:15 p.m., 1580 Osgood St., North Andover; all ages and levels welcome, no partner needed, $2 per person; Anne Schwartz, 781-942-3659, anne.israelidancer@gmail.com.

FILMS

FILM & ORGAN. Screening of the Buster Keaton silent film classic “The General” with accompaniment by concert organist Peter Krasinski on Christ Church’s new C.B. Fisk organ, Saturday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m., Christ Church, 33 Central St., Andover; doors open at 6:30 p.m.; tickets $15, $10 students/seniors, $35 maximum family; 978-475-0529

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