Category | Arts

Richard J. Demato Gallery Shows a Little Skin

Posted on 27 May 2015

It’s not just beachgoers who dare to go bare this summer in Sag Harbor. RJD Gallery on Main Street is taking it all off with “Skin Deep.”

“Hay Fever” Brings English Countryside, Hamptons Style, to Quogue

Posted on 27 May 2015

Fun, frolicsome and frothy, Noel Coward’s “Hay Fever” is the stage version of an entertaining summer beach read.

Annual ARF Thrift & Treasure Designer Showhouse

Posted on 27 May 2015

On Saturday, May 30th the Animal Rescue Fund of The Hamptons ( will hold a cocktail party and sale at the ARF Thrift and Treasure Shop in Sagaponack.  The Thrift Shop will be transformed into a designer showhouse featuring six rooms styled by some of New York’s most illustrious interior decorators. The event is chaired [...]

Southampton House Tour Celebrates 375th Anniversary

Posted on 27 May 2015

The sixth annual Southampton House Tour, “Insider’s View,” will celebrate Southampton Town’s 375th Anniversary on Saturday, May 30 with a house tour from 1 to 4 p.m. followed by a champagne reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Saint Ambroeus on Main Street in Southampton. The tour, which is a benefit for the Southampton Historical Museum, [...]

Balaban Presents: “Altman’s Art” at Bay Street Theater

Posted on 27 May 2015

Bay Street Theater announced this week that it will host “Altman’s Art,” a screening of the acclaimed film director’s “Gosford Park” and a discussion of his work as one of the greatest American filmmakers on June 8 at 7 p.m. The evening will also include a talkback hosted by actor and director Bob Balaban, with [...]

Jim and Kate McMullan Say Farewell to Sag Harbor

Posted on 26 May 2015

Given the pace of building in and around Sag Harbor these days, it would appear the village has become the place to be, for better and for worse. But as many well-heeled second homeowners discover Sag Harbor’s charms for the first time, other longtime residents are quietly exiting stage left — saying goodbye to this place they have loved and for years called home. Among the ranks of soon-to-be-former Sag Harbor residents are Jim and Kate McMullan.

A Picture Book That Helps Kids (and parents) Navigate Airports and Life

Posted on 25 May 2015

Like many children’s book authors who also happen to be parents, Sandy Magura’s first picture book, “HippoDuck: Trouble at the Airport,” was born out of necessity. “We travel a lot and in trying to explain an airport to my daughter, I found there was not much in the way of books out there,” explains Ms. Magura. “I wanted to take children through the airport as we see it — the ticket counter, the x-ray machine, the baggage claim.”

Katie Lee’s BLT Ranch Burger

Posted on 22 May 2015

Did I say BLT and ranch and burger? All three in one recipe? Yep. I made these burgers for a group of friends one afternoon and they pretty much lost their minds. The ranch dressing is rich and creamy next to the beefy burger with that crispy bacon, lettuce, and tomato. They are truly indulgent!

Katie Lee Brings an Endless Summer into the Kitchen

Posted on 22 May 2015

Packed with home-style charm, with a taste of Hamptons ease, Katie Lee’s “Endless Summer Cookbook” not only speaks volumes about its author, it’s also a dynamite addition to any East End cook’s recipe repertoire.

Bay Street Theater: “The New Sincerity” Takes on Social Movements and Self Promotion

Posted on 20 May 2015

When a political, cultural or social movement emerges and is poised to change the conversation and direction of the country, who gets to claim that movement as their own? More importantly, on a personal level, when someone gets swept up in that movement how can one discern whether this person is truly working toward advancing the goals of the movement or simply out for a bit of self promotion? These issues also go to the heart of Alena Smith’s play “The New Sincerity” which has its world premiere at the Bay Street Theater next week.