Category | Arts

Bay Street Theater Announces “Grey Gardens, The Musical” Will Close 2015 MainStage Season

Posted on 16 December 2014

Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater Announced last week it will stage “Grey Gardens,” a musical, as the third production of its 2015 Mainstage Season, which runs May 26 through August 30. “Grey Gardens” will open July 28 and run through August 30, with book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel and lyrics by Michael [...]

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The Glazzies Live at Stephen Talkhouse

Posted on 16 December 2014

Featuring original members and Sag Harbor residents Peter Landi and David Horn, The Glazzies will perform at The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett on Friday, December 19 at 8 p.m. An alternative rock duo, the band is influenced by Dinosaur Jr., Nirvana and Local H. Originally formed in high school in 2008, Mr. Horn (on drums) [...]

Celebrating the Swedish Christmas Table

Posted on 15 December 2014

As the winter solstice approaches, Scandinavia is plunged into darkness and folks there know they won’t see the sun again in any serious way for months to come. So when the longest nights of the year set in, lighting up the indoors becomes crucial. Food, of course, is key to celebrating any holiday in style and in Sweden the bountiful Christmas table, a Yuletide smorgasbord — or Julbord — laden with an array of delicacies is traditional for making spirits bright.

The Vendettas Bring Family Friendly Rock and Roll to Bay Street Theater

Posted on 15 December 2014

For four years, local Long Island musicians playing together as rockabilly cover band, The Vendettas, have performed a family-friendly holiday spectacular at Bay Street Theater, which will take place at 7 p.m. on Sunday, December 21 this year.

Mixed Nuts: What Happens When the Nutcracker Meets The Grinch?

Posted on 15 December 2014

At this time of year, here are any number of annual traditions that are near and dear to people’s hearts, including Tchaikovsky’s enduring ballet, “The Nutcracker.” From professional big city productions to small town dance companies featuring the tiniest dancing toddlers, December tis the season for Sugar Plum Fairies, Mice Kings and Snow Queens. But each year at Studio 3 in Bridgehampton, the Nutcracker is presented with a twist — a classic mash up, if you will.

Yuka Silvera’s Candy Cane Couture

Posted on 10 December 2014

This weekend, when the Hampton Ballet Theatre School presents its annual performance of the Nutcracker, all eyes in Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater will be on the 100 or so dancers — some as young as three — who will have their moment to shine in the spotlight. But also having a starring role will be the spectacular costumes which the young dancers will wear.

Small Works Make the Holidays Bright at Kramoris Gallery

Posted on 10 December 2014

Romany Kramoris describes her eclectic gallery as a “little bit of Greenwich Village” in Sag Harbor. That certainly seems to be true at this time of year when the walls of Kramoris Gallery are adorned with small works by some 40 artists from all over the East End and beyond.

Landscapes: Real & Imagined at Canio’s

Posted on 10 December 2014

Canio’s holiday exhibition—Landscapes: Real & Imagined—features distinguished artists Pamela Collins Focarino and Pat Moran, and photographer Kathryn Szoka, co-owner of Canio’s Books and Canio’s Cultural Café. The artists will be a part of an informal discussion about their work on Friday, December 12 from 5 to 6 p.m. at Canio’s, 290 Main Street in Sag [...]

Perlman Music Program Earns NEA Grant

Posted on 10 December 2014

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced late last week that The Perlman Music Program (PMP) is one of 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. This is the eighth consecutive year the NEA has supported the program with this year’s funding a significant increase over the previous [...]

Stages Brings Fairy Tale Spectacular to Bay Street

Posted on 10 December 2014

Stages, A Children’s Theatre Workshop, Inc., has created a new holiday party for local families with Stages’ Holiday Fairy Tale Spectacular which will be held at Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater on Saturday, December 13 and Sunday, December 14 at 2 p.m. The celebration also marks Stages’ 20th  Birthday, and 20 years of producing live [...]