ART GALLERIES: Gene Pitney exhibition opens Saturday at Arts Center East | Free time

VERNON – Arts Center East, 709 Hartford Turnpike, will present ‘Gene Pitney: Singer-Songwriter’ which opens Saturday, August 6 and runs through September 25.

Pitney grew up in the Rockville section of Vernon and became one of America’s most iconic voices.

The “Rockville Rocket” listed 16 top 40 hits in the US – four in the top 10. In the UK, it had 22 top 40 hits.

This abstract artwork is one of many by Morgan Giosa on

exhibition at the Windsor Public Library until August 31. (Morgan Giosa)

Mildred D. Field