Category | Arts

Take 2 Film Fest: Journalist and Director Revisits TWA Flight 800

Posted on 03 December 2014

On the evening of July 17, 1996, a TWA Boeing 747 bound for Paris exploded mid-air nine miles off the coast of Long Island. The flight had left JFK Airport just 12 minutes earlier. All 230 people on board were killed. The NTSB’s final conclusion was that a spark in the plane’s center fuel tank caused an explosion which brought the plane down. But more than 18 years later there are still many who dispute those findings, including journalist and documentary filmmaker Kristina Borjesson.

A Comprehensive Cultural Center Slated for Sag Harbor

Posted on 03 December 2014

New Year’s Eve is a time to reflect on the past and look forward to what the coming year has to offer. On December 31 of this year, with the inaugural event of the Sag Harbor Art Group, the Sag Harbor Cinema will provide East Enders with a preview of coming attractions, to make 2015 a year to welcome.

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Billy Martin on Medeski, Scofield, Martin and Wood: Not Just a Jam Band

Posted on 03 December 2014

Truly groovy tunes are coming to the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center this Saturday as Medeski, Scofield, Martin and Wood take the stage at 8 p.m. to rock the socks off their audience with songs from their new album, “Juice,” released just two months ago.

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Guild Hall Expands the Collection

Posted on 01 December 2014

By its most classical definition, though the term “museum” may denote historic preservation, a museum isn’t necessarily a repository for the past — whether the focus is cultural, artistic or scientific, at its most dynamic, a museum is also an expression of the future. That’s certainly true at Guild Hall in East Hampton where 68 vibrant newly acquired works of art are currently on view in “New Additions to the Permanent Collection.”

Stuart Sutcliffe: the Lost Beatle Discussion Saturday at East Hampton Library

Posted on 01 December 2014

The East Hampton Library will host a screening of the film “Stuart Sutcliffe: the Lost Beatle” followed by a question and answer session with Mr. Sutcliffe’s sister, Pauline, and Diane Vitale featuring a discussion of the book “In Conversation with Stuart Sutcliffe” on Saturday, December 6 from 1 to 3 p.m. This special edition book [...]

Our Fabulous Variety Show Brings “A Spectacular Christmas Carol” to Guild Hall

Posted on 01 December 2014

Our Fabulous Variety Show (OFVS) will bring its fourth annual holiday production, “A Spectacular Christmas Carol” to Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater this weekend, offering a re-telling of the classic Charles Dickens’ Christmas tale through the twists and turns of a not so traditional variety show. The show will tell the story of the ill-tempered [...]

OWN Network to Debut “Sag Harbor” in January

Posted on 01 December 2014

On Saturday, January 3 at 10 p.m., Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network will debut “Sag Harbor,” a one-hour special that takes a look into different facets of Sag Harbor community through different homeowners, including restaurateur and lifestyle guru B. Smith. “Located in the heart of New York’s The Hamptons, this tight knit enclave was established as [...]

Four American Composers: John Cage Screens at The Parrish Art Museum

Posted on 01 December 2014

On Friday, December 5 at 6 p.m., the Parrish Art Museum will present the excerpt from Peter Greenaway’s documentary project, Four American Composers that profiles legendary avant-garde composer John Cage. The screening of the 54-minute film, co-presented with The Watermill Center, will begin with an introduction by local composer Carter Burwell and will be followed by remarks [...]

Homespun Opens at Silas Marder Gallery in Bridgehampton

Posted on 25 November 2014

The Silas Marder Gallery on Snake Hollow Road in Bridgehampton has announced a group exhibition, Home Spun, which will open on Saturday November 29 with a reception from 4 to 8 p.m. and remain on view through December 21. Home Spun explores various ways in which artists use traditionally craft-based materials and techniques to communicate [...]

Changing the Face of Architecture at The Parish Art Museum

Posted on 25 November 2014

The Parrish Art Museum will present the Long Island premiere of “Making Space/5 Women Changing the Face of Architecture” on Friday, November 28 at 6 p.m. The film, directed by Ultan Guilfoyle, will be screened with a Q & A with co-producers Alice Shure and Janice Stanton directly after. “The Parrish is committed to examining [...]