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Staller Center begins its season with a full spectrum of entertainment, from jazz and dance to classical music, radio theater, and family-friendly children’s shows on the Main Stage and in the Recital Hall. The season opens with the critically acclaimed jazz group, The Tierney Sutton Band, performing jazz standards on Saturday, October 10, at 8:00 pm in the Recital Hall. The Classics Broadcasts of live Metropolitan Opera performances (Met Opera in HD) begin Sunday, October 11, with Tosca at 1:00 pm on the big screen in the Main Stage Theatre and continue with eight more operas through May. The renowned…

In September and October, the Pollock-Krasner House is open for guided tours by appointment only on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Tours are scheduled on the hour from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. For reservations, call (631) 324-4929. The museum will be open through Saturday, October 31. Tours cost $10 per person, prepaid by credit card. There is no charge for children under 12 accompanied by an adult. Pollock-Krasner House members, and SUNY/CUNY students, faculty, and staff are also admitted free, but reservations are required. The current exhibition, “‘Under Each Other’s Spell’: Gutai and New York,” tracing the relationship of the…

The Stony Brook Film Festival, which ran from July 23 to August 1, closed with the New York premiere of The Little Traitor, with writer and director Lynn Roth hosting a Q&A after the film, followed by an Awards Reception on the Staller Center Main Stage. John Anderson, film critic, who was master of ceremonies for the evening, announced Stony Brook’s Audience and Jury awards for best features and shorts. Alan Inkles, founder and director of the Festival, heard from both filmmakers and audience alike, who praised the diversity of the Stony Brook Film Festival. “It has been an amazing…

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