Category | Arts

Rogers Mansion: 375 Years of Family Living

Posted on 03 March 2015

In recent months as Southampton Town was gearing up to celebrate its 375th anniversary, Emma Ballou, curator at the Southampton Historical Museum, was busy conferring with museum director Tom Edmonds about what sort of exhibition they should create at the Rogers Mansion to tie into the event. After all, how could one exhibit possibly convey 375 years of Southampton history?

Burford Directs “Night Guests,” “Out at Sea” at Guild Hall

Posted on 02 March 2015

On Tuesday, March 10, the JDT Lab at Guild Hall continues with a staged reading of “Night Guests” by Peter Weiss and “Out at Sea” by Slawomir Mrozek at 7:30 p.m. Bill Burford directs with Peter Connolly, Mary C. Davis, Chloe Dirksen, Josh Gladstone, Jack Herholdt and David Logan Rankin performing. Known best in the [...]

PechaKucha Returns to the Parrish

Posted on 02 March 2015

The Parrish Art Museum will present volume 11 of its popular PechaKucha Night Hamptons on Friday, March 6 at 6 p.m. with a group of speakers delivering rapid fire presentations on what it is to live creatively on the East End. Each speaker shows 20 slides for 20 seconds each, resulting in a compelling six-minute, [...]

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Michael Disher: Reprising the Impossible Dream

Posted on 02 March 2015

Ask anyone who directs musicals on a regular basis, and you may soon learn there is a play which is near and dear to his or her heart —a musical known and loved so well that it has come to signify something of a milestone in life. For Michael Disher, director of Center Stage at the Southampton Cultural Center, that musical is “A Chorus Line,” which opens this weekend at the Levitas Center for the Arts in Southampton.

Writers Speak Wednesdays Presents “What’s New in Self Publishing and Small Presses”

Posted on 01 March 2015

Special guests Sande Bortiz Berger, Celine Keating, Judy L. Mandel and Kamy Wicoff will discuss “What’s New in Self-Publishing and Small Presses” at the next Writers Speak Wednesday on Wednesday, March 11 at 7 p.m. in the second floor Radio Lounge on the second floor of Chancellors Hall at Stony Brook-Southampton campus, 239 Montauk Highway [...]

“Clyborne Park” Opens March 12 At Hampton Theatre Company

Posted on 25 February 2015

“Clybourne Park”—the wickedly funny and provocative play by Bruce Norris about how the different faces and shades of racism can make a straightforward real estate transaction anything but—will be the third production of the Hampton Theatre Company’s 30th anniversary season. The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play opens on March 12 at the Quogue Community [...]

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Long Island Grown: “Let’s Start with a Drink”

Posted on 24 February 2015

Given the snow and ice that has piled up on the East End it recent weeks, it’s hard to imagine better weather and the growing season ahead — or behind. Which is why now is a perfect time to talk (and dream) about exactly that. This weekend, the Peconic Land Trust’s Bridge Gardens kicks off its sixth annual series of conversations with local experts.

New Book Looks Back at Dan Rizzie’s Artistic Leanings

Posted on 23 February 2015

As an internationally acclaimed artist, Dan Rizzie’s work is bold, colorful and instantly recognizable. Blackbirds perched on limbs, saw tooth tulips, curving arabesques, brightly colored circles, botanical illustrations and backgrounds laden with text and found materials are the recurring components of his iconic artistic imagery. Now, Mr. Rizzie, who lives with his wife Susan Lazarus in North Haven, is the subject of a new monograph, “Dan Rizzie” which has just been published by the University of Texas Press.

The Rum Skulls Release Its First EP

Posted on 23 February 2015

The Rum Skulls—a good time, honky-tonk band from the East End of Long Island featuring former original L.A. Guns bassist Kelly Nickels, lead vocalist/guitarist Andrew Cooper, songwriter/guitarist Tim Motz and former The Realm drummer Scott Hewett— issued its first digital release this week, a three-song EP called “A Little Taste,” available on iTunes, Amazon and [...]

Parrish Recognizes 25 Young Artists

Posted on 23 February 2015

On Saturday, February 28, the Parrish Art Museum will honor 25 young artists for their work that is on view in the 2015 Student Exhibition. Selected from more than 150 high school student participants by Neill Slaughter, a professor of Visual Art at Long Island University, C.W. Post campus, these up-and-coming artists will be celebrated at [...]

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