Category | Arts

The Language of Light at The Parrish Art Museum

Posted on 07 January 2015

The Language of Light, a film performed in real-time by artist and filmmaker Cliff Baldwin, celebrates light, both man-made and natural, in all its myriad manifestations. It will be screened at The Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway in Water Mill, on Friday, January 9 at 6 p.m. An original score accompanies the visuals provided [...]

Fleischer Brings Her Art to Almond

Posted on 07 January 2015

Acclaimed photographer and artist Francine Fleischer will host the next Artists & Writers Night at Almond, 1 Ocean Road in Bridgehampton, next Tuesday, January 13 at 7 p.m. In addition to an evening with Ms. Fleischer, the event will feature a family style three-course menu created by Almond executive chef Jason Weiner. Ms. Fleischer, a [...]

“Clybourne Park” Auditions Next Week

Posted on 06 January 2015

The Hampton Theatre Company will hold open auditions for “Clybourne Park,” Bruce Norris’s Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning drama about racism as experienced through the changing demographics of a midwestern city. Auditions are Sunday and Monday, January 11 and 12, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Quogue Community Hall on Jessup Avenue in Quogue. Both union and non-union [...]

And You Thought Your Family Photos were Awkward

Posted on 23 December 2014

You may not want to admit it, but everyone’s got them — most likely hidden in the dark recesses of a dresser drawer or suppressed between the pages of some sticky photo album from a bygone era. Unless, of course, you’re Mike Bender. In which case you’ve made a business — and more recently, an art form — out of them.

East End Winters are Wonderland for Seals

Posted on 23 December 2014

We all know fair-weather folks who think local beaches are only vibrant and full of life in the height of summer. But those of us willing to brave cold temperatures and brisk winds by venturing out on winter beaches know that we stand a pretty good chance of seeing the East End’s most intriguing off-season visitors. We’re talking seals — potentially lots of them.

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.