Category | Arts

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.

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.

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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Broadway Baby Presented by the Southampton Cultural Center

Posted on 11 April 2014

Follow the journey through Broadway and the American Songbook of Valerie diLorenzo, an award-winning professional singer and Equity actress in Broadway Baby, a concert presented by the Southampton Cultural Center. On Saturday, April 26, the center presents an evening of songs, stories and laughter as Ms. diLorenzo recounts her experiences in the entertainment industry. The [...]

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Elizabeth Dow: An Artist by Design

Posted on 08 April 2014

In the world of interior design, Elizabeth Dow is best known for her textiles and wall coverings (a selection of which can not only be found in the permanent collection at the Smithsonian, but on the walls of the Oval Office as well). But Dow is also a passionate and accomplished painter and she finds she’s at her creative best — both as a designer and a fine artist — when she’s able to quickly transition between artistic disciplines.

Color, Melody and Clock Elves to Grace the Stage in Hampton Ballet Theatre School’s “Cinderella”

Posted on 08 April 2014

Since its completion in 1945, Sergei Prokofiev’s “Cinderella” suite has been performed hundreds of times across the globe, but rarely has it involved such cute grasshoppers.

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Four Painters, a Sculptor and a Photographer at Sag Harbor’s Grenning Gallery

Posted on 08 April 2014

Sag Harbor’s Grenning Gallery will open its season Saturday with a new show featuring an eclectic mix of artists across several mediums.

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Dog Walks and Cocktails: Second Annual Steinbeck Festival at the Bay Street Theatre

Posted on 08 April 2014

In 1960, John Steinbeck and his French poodle Charley left their home in Sag Harbor to drive across America, meeting with strangers and staying at campgrounds in an effort to reconnect with the country the 58-year-old Steinbeck had been writing about for decades.

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