Gallery show openings and music
bau Gallery — Kirsten Lyon, a ceramics and mixed media artist, will exhibit work related to nature and science in a show titled Heavens. In the Beacon Room, Dave Rollins presents his sculpture in Primary Colors. The opening reception is from 6 to 9 p.m. Theo Ganz Gallery — A reception from 6 to 8 p.m. kicks off the gallery’s fifth anniversary exhibition, Persistent Song. The group show includes work by 14 of the gallery’s artists. Hudson Beach Glass — An exhibit of work by Emil Alzamora, Pivot Point, opens with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. and includes figurative sculpture and life-sized figures. Clutter Gallery — A group show with Tokyo Jesus, Eimi Takano, & Octoplum, including two artists who will be traveling from Japan for the opening from 6 to 9 p.m., will feature sculpture and mixed media work. Howland Library — Here on Planet Earth is a group exhibition by members of the Beacon Photography Group. The reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. Matteawan Gallery — Work by Krista Svalbonas in a show called Dislocation features sculptural photo collages and works on paper. The reception is from 6 to 9 p.m. Live Music — BeaconArts and the Beacon Music Factory are co-sponsoring an outdoor concert series at the Beacon Visitors’ Center at Polhill Park. At 5 p.m. Lady Parts, an all-female a cappella group, will perform, and at 6 p.m., the BMF Jazz Improv with Larry Moses takes the stage.