Category | Arts

Capturing the Jazz Jam

Posted on 28 January 2015

George Howard mans the board at Bay Burger.  By Emily J. Weitz The Jazz Jam Session at Bay Burger has been going strong since its inception in 2009, but it became available to a whole new audience when it hit the airwaves with a regular spot on WPPB (88.3) in 2011. Anyone who’s been to [...]

Vecsey Brings All Star Comedy Show Back to Bay Street

Posted on 28 January 2015

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts will present the All Star Comedy Show, hosted by Joseph Vecsey, on Saturday, January 31 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 and available online at or by calling (631) 725-9500. The All Star Comedy Show features the rising stars of comedy. Mr. Vecsey is [...]

The Next Generation of Artists: Student Art on Display at East End Museums

Posted on 28 January 2015

Many visitors come to the East End in the summertime in search of something new and exciting. But what they don’t know is that the winter is really when museum-goers get an opportunity to discover the next generation of artists out here, when both the Parrish Art Museum and Guild Hall host student art shows.

Get Cooking with the Chefs at Topping Rose House

Posted on 27 January 2015

Over the years, those of us who call this place home have come to understand that there are some amazing perks that come with living on the East End in the off season. Finding parking on Main Street is one of them. Working from home next to a roaring fireplace when a blizzard rolls through is another. Now, having the opportunity to learn culinary techniques alongside accomplished chefs at Topping Rose House can been added to that list.

Pierson Thespians go Wilde with “Ernest”

Posted on 27 January 2015

Next weekend, the students of Pierson High School will take the stage to present their annual dramatic production. But this time around are taking on, not a heavy and serious theatrical piece, but rather Oscar Wilde’s classic “The Importance of Being Ernest,” a play billed as “a Trivial Comedy for Serious People” when it premiered in London back in 1895.

Bay Street Announces 2015 Mainstage Season

Posted on 23 January 2015

Bay Street Theater has announce its three 2015 Mainstage Summer Season productions, which will begin on May 26 and run through August 30.

Ani DiFranco Returns to the Suffolk Theater

Posted on 21 January 2015

By Emily J. Weitz Ani DiFranco’s gift for articulating the present moment, whether it’s the moment after a painful breakup or a tenuous conversation in the thick of marriage, is unfaltering. Now, Ms. DiFranco has two children, juggling motherhood and super-stardom as she’s juggled everything else in her life – transparently. Her newest album, “Allergic [...]

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Designing Architecture That Makes a Difference

Posted on 20 January 2015

As a form of artistic expression, architecture possesses the power to evoke strong emotion in those who live, work or visit a space. A beautifully designed building has the capacity to accomplish any number of goals — from enlightening and educating, to comforting and inspiring. But for architect Sharon Davis, architecture is most meaningful when it has the ability to change lives.

Celebrating East End African American Artists

Posted on 20 January 2015

The Levitas Gallery at the Southampton Cultural Center is currently hosting an exhibition featuring an eclectic mix of colorful and intriguing work that runs the gamut of artistic expression, from painting and sculpture to collage and photography. All of the work on view was created by African American artists who live or work on the East End, for at least part of the year. Among them is abstract painter and sculptor Tina Andrews, the curator of the exhibition.

Amazon Debuts Animated Pilot for “The Stinky and Dirty Show” Based on Sag Harbor Author’s Books

Posted on 19 January 2015

Amazon has produced an animated pilot for preschool kids based on the work of Kate and Jim McMullan, who, respectively, are the author and illustrator of a series of picture books including “I’m Dirty!,” “I Stink!,” “I’m Brave!,” and “I’m Fast!” detailing the lives of different vehicles including a garbage truck, a tugboat, a backhoe [...]

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