ART AND GALLERIES
ADDISON GALLERY, “Flash Back Nov. 22, 1963,” 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, through Jan. 12, 2014; “James Prosek: The Spaces in Between,” incorporating natural history painting with contemporary influences, through Jan. 5, 2014; “Natural Selections,” drawings from Addison’s permanent collection, through March 2014; “the kids are all right,” photography and video exploring notion of family in 21st century, through Jan. 5; opening reception for fall exhibitions Friday, Sept. 20, 6 to 8 p.m.; 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, “THIS to THAT,” gallery’s opening exhibit, 96 Main St., Andover. 978-760-1829, www.alpersfineartonline.com.
ART IN THE PARK, Andovers Artists Guild’s annual show and sale featuring works by area artists, Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; rain date Sunday, Sept. 22; The Park, Chestnut and Bartlet streets; free admission/parking; www.andoversartistsguild.com/page/2013ArtinthePark.
YMCA FUNDRAISER, “Fall Into Adelante,” second annual Adelante Education Center Scholarship Fundraising Dinner hosted by Merrimack Valley YMCA, Saturday, Sept. 28, 6 p.m., Indian Ridge Country Club, 73 Lovejoy Road, Andover; tickets $100; Kate Rozzi, 978-725-6681, firstname.lastname@example.org.
CUBAN AUTHOR, Poet Richard Blanco, a Cuban-American author, presents “Becoming an American,” Tuesday, Sept. 24, 8:45 to 10 a.m., part of Northern Essex Community College’s White Fund Lecture Series, Lawrence High School, 70-71 North Parish Road; free, Martha Leavitt, email@example.com.
TO CATCH A THIEF, Anthony Amore, art crime expert and director of security at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, discusses famous art crimes Tuesday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m., Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover; 978-623-8401.
BRASSERIE 28, Singer-songwriter Adam Payne, soul, acoustic, Thursday, Sept. 19; singer-songwriter Ryan LaPerle, pop, folk rock, indie, Friday, Sept. 20; Alex Raven, blues, soul, funk, Wednesday, Sept. 25; all music 8 to 11 p.m., 2 Elm Square, Andover; http://brasserie28.com.