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AFTEE Lends a Helping Hand to East End Charities

Posted on 03 December 2014

To celebrate what has become known as “Giving Tuesday,” All for the East End, or AFTEE, a grassroots charity that was formed just two years ago with the goal of keeping charitable donations local, held a reception at Dodds and Eder in Sag Harbor on Tuesday, December 2, to celebrate the grants it awarded this year and get a kick start on raising money for 2015.

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Merrell and McMullan Will Speak at Book and Author Luncheon

Posted on 03 December 2014

Two Sag Harbor writers, Susan Scarf Merrell and James McMullan, who have both published new works this year, will be the featured speakers when the Friends of the John Jermain Memorial Library hold their annual Book and Author Luncheon on Sunday, December 7, from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the American Hotel. The event is already sold out.

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Natural Luxury at LURKShop

Posted on 03 December 2014

By Emily J. Weitz Natural luxury: that’s what LURKshop is all about. When founder Anne Nelson Sanford started working with perfumes, she wanted to maintain the integrity of her organic, naturally sourced products without compromising the idea that a perfume should be sophisticated. Ms. Nelson Sanford’s resulting perfumes are an example of how sophistication does [...]

Billy Martin on Medeski, Scofield, Martin and Wood: Not Just a Jam Band

Posted on 03 December 2014

Truly groovy tunes are coming to the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center this Saturday as Medeski, Scofield, Martin and Wood take the stage at 8 p.m. to rock the socks off their audience with songs from their new album, “Juice,” released just two months ago.

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Community Calendar, December 4 through December 11

Posted on 03 December 2014

Holiday Happenings THURS DEC 4 Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party, 6 p.m., The American Hotel, 45 Main Street, Sag Harbor. $35. Sagharborchamber.com FRI DEC 5 Holiday Garland, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton, for children of all ages. (631) 537-0015 or hamptonlibrary.org. Amagansett Food Institute Holiday Food Gift Market, [...]

Stuart Sutcliffe: the Lost Beatle Discussion Saturday at East Hampton Library

Posted on 01 December 2014

The East Hampton Library will host a screening of the film “Stuart Sutcliffe: the Lost Beatle” followed by a question and answer session with Mr. Sutcliffe’s sister, Pauline, and Diane Vitale featuring a discussion of the book “In Conversation with Stuart Sutcliffe” on Saturday, December 6 from 1 to 3 p.m. This special edition book [...]

Our Fabulous Variety Show Brings “A Spectacular Christmas Carol” to Guild Hall

Posted on 01 December 2014

Our Fabulous Variety Show (OFVS) will bring its fourth annual holiday production, “A Spectacular Christmas Carol” to Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater this weekend, offering a re-telling of the classic Charles Dickens’ Christmas tale through the twists and turns of a not so traditional variety show. The show will tell the story of the ill-tempered [...]

OWN Network to Debut “Sag Harbor” in January

Posted on 01 December 2014

On Saturday, January 3 at 10 p.m., Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network will debut “Sag Harbor,” a one-hour special that takes a look into different facets of Sag Harbor community through different homeowners, including restaurateur and lifestyle guru B. Smith. “Located in the heart of New York’s The Hamptons, this tight knit enclave was established as [...]

Four American Composers: John Cage Screens at The Parrish Art Museum

Posted on 01 December 2014

On Friday, December 5 at 6 p.m., the Parrish Art Museum will present the excerpt from Peter Greenaway’s documentary project, Four American Composers that profiles legendary avant-garde composer John Cage. The screening of the 54-minute film, co-presented with The Watermill Center, will begin with an introduction by local composer Carter Burwell and will be followed by remarks [...]

B. Smith Found in New York City

Posted on 26 November 2014

ABC and CBS News are reporting that Barbara Smith has been found safe in New York City. According to media reports, Ms. Smith, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, was found in a diner. There is no additional information available about her condition.