The Mark & Beverly Davis Duo, with Beverly on classical guitar and Mark on guitar and mandolin, performs music informed by early folk traditions, classical music, world music and contemporary idioms, showcasing the beauty of sound and the expressive capabilities of plucked strings.
The event will feature performances from noted artists and entertainers from Broadway, film, TV, the recording industry and students from the Performing and Visual Arts Magnet School. There will be a special tribute to award-winning actress and director Phylicia Rashad as the newly renovated auditorium becomes the Phylicia Rashad Auditorium.
Delivering engaged musical narratives filled with heart, soul, groove, and grit, Joe weaves a diverse web of stories with brilliant musical skills, ensnaring even the most rigid of hearts and inviting them to open. His songs invite us all to live inside of our passions and beliefs.
Take a spooky tour of Washington Irving’s cottage, learn about the history of hair-raising stories and 19th-century crazes—like the vampire scares and séances. A special exhibit highlights how the Legend has lived in the imagination of popular culture through the centuries since its publication. Create Halloween-themed art activities, explore the grounds on a literature-themed scavenger hunt, play historic games, pose for a photo op, and listen to some spooky tales.
Master storytellers offer dramatic performances of Washington Irving’s classic tale, featuring the Headless Horseman, Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, and Katrina Van Tassel. Flavored with live spooky music, the spellbinding storytelling captivates all audiences.