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Sag Harbor’s George Hirsch Just Wants Food Done Right

Posted on 15 April 2014

Local chef George Hirsch is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his popular public television program, “Living It Up” with a new WLIW series featuring some of the East End’s brightest culinary artisans.

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Spring Fusion Supports The Retreat at the Richard Demato Gallery in Sag Harbor

Posted on 15 April 2014

For the fifth year in a row, the Richard Demato Gallery will host its annual Retreat Art Show, a benefit exhibition for the East Hampton domestic violence shelter, which brings together juried work selected by a panel of collectors and gallerists. The three winners of the contest, which was held at the gallery in 2013, come together as part of “Spring Fusion,” which opens at the gallery on Saturday, April 26.

Calendar – April 17-May 1

Posted on 15 April 2014

Catherine Deneuve and her sister Françoise Dorléac play twins living in the picturesque seaside village of Rochefort, Delphine teaches dance while Solange composes and gives piano lessons, in “The Young Girls of Rochefort.” The film screens this Saturday, April 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the East Hampton Library. As the girls dream of success and romance in the far-off big city, they don’t realize that true love may be just around the corner.
In French with English subtitles.

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Events Celebrate the Spoken Word During National Poetry Month

Posted on 15 April 2014

With flowers finally opening and springtime’s song in the air, it’s no wonder that April is National Poetry Month. And with the abundance of poets living and finding inspiration on the East End, there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate the meticulously written (and spoken) word. From an artist’s ode to poetry on Shelter Island to a gathering of some of the East End’s finest wordsmiths at LTV in East Hampton, these two events offer distinct ways to honor poetry.

Pork & Craft Beer Festival Announced at Topping Rose House

Posted on 15 April 2014

The Topping Rose House (toppingrosehouse.com) on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike will host a Pork & Craft Beer Festival Saturday, May 3. Guests can sample craft beers from nearby Long Island breweries such as Moustache, Greenport, Crooked Ladder and Southampton Public House, while the afternoon’s menu will include hand-carved pork belly schwarma, charcuterie, terrines & rillettes, chicharrones and bacon [...]

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Pepalajefa Reopens Friday, April 18

Posted on 15 April 2014

Pepalajefa at 7 Main Street in Sag Harbor will reopen on Friday, April 18 for the season. Offering gourmet take-out including stuffed apples, chorizo with leeks, lamb chops with pesto, homemade zopf, marinated tuna, Spanish bocadillos and Hungarian goulash, among other items, the store’s full menu is available at pepalajefa.com. The eatery will be open [...]

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Taste of Tuckahoe Features East End’s Finest

Posted on 15 April 2014

The fourth annual Taste of Tuckahoe fundraiser, to benefit the Tuckahoe School, will be held Friday, April 25 from 7 to 10 p.m. at 230 Elm, with restaurants, bakeries, breweries and wineries from across the East End coming together under one roof to highlight their culinary talents and signature drinks. Tickets are $25 in advance, [...]

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Shelter Island Friends of Music Presents Violin Virtuoso

Posted on 15 April 2014

Violinist Eric Silberger The Shelter Island Friends of Music hosts an evening for lovers of classical music, “Violin Virtuoso” Saturday, April 26 at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. Eric Silberger, the XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition Prizewinner in 2011, will perform. Hailed by critics as having an “impeccable level of playing,” “astonishing virtuosity,” and a “spine-tingling” [...]

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“People, Places, Things” Art Show at Ashawagh Hall

Posted on 15 April 2014

Eight East End painters and photographers will come together for a good cause next weekend at “People, Places, Things” at Ashawagh Hall in Springs. The show, which features both renowned and up and coming artists, will raise awareness and funds for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research through the New England Parkinson’s Ride.

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Local is Always Better, Says Carpenter of New Gig at Page at 63 Main

Posted on 15 April 2014

Workers are still building a rooftop garden to grow fresh salad greens and vegetables and completing a back terrace serving area at Page at 63 Main in Sag Harbor, and the restaurant’s new chef, James Carpenter, who arrived just two weeks ago after his most recent stint at East Hampton Point, is busy himself, pulling together a new menu in time for the coming summer season.

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