Peter Simon is bringing his old school music knowledge and play lists to the Ritz on Thursday, Nov. 2. He will be spinning tunes beginning at 9 p.m. Expect a full range from his vast collection in this new weekly dance party.

If off-Island, in New York city perhaps, there is another chance to check in with Mr. Simon. On Saturday, Oct. 28, from 1 to 5 p.m., there is a book release party at the Morrison Hotel Gallery for Eyes of the World — Grateful Dead Photography 1965-1995. Mr. Simon’s pictures of the Grateful Dead are represented in the book, along with 60 other photographers, making the book the definitive collection of images of the band.

The Morrison Hotel Gallery is located at 116 Prince Street in Soho. For more information, go to