Category | Arts

Russo Plays Final Fall Salon Series at The Parrish

Posted on 28 October 2014

On Friday, October 31 at 6 p.m., Sicilian pianist Sandro Russo will perform the final concert of the Parrish Art Museum’s fall Salon Series. Mr. Russo, who has performed at international concert halls including the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Weill Recital and Zankel Hall at Carneigie Hall and the Salle Cortot in Paris, will play works [...]

“Painting the Population” Looks for Funding

Posted on 28 October 2014

Aubrey Roemer, the Brooklyn artist behind the “Leviathan: The Montauk Portrait Project” has launched a kickstarter campaign to further the project, and her art, as she aims to publish a book of her work, and expand the project into Nicaragua and Indonesia. “Leviathan: The Montauk Project” was started as Ms. Roemer began painting hundreds of [...]

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Do the Time Warp at The Suffolk Theater

Posted on 28 October 2014

Do a bit of a mind flip, and enter a time slip, with The Suffolk Theater’s presentation of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” followed by a Halloween After-Party, on Friday, October 31 at 8 p.m. The Suffolk Theatre is located at 118 East Main Street in Riverhead. There is a $20 bar/restaurant minimum to join [...]

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Bateman Exhibit Opens at the Peter Marcelle Project

Posted on 27 October 2014

The Peter Marcelle Project ion Southampton will open an exhibition of recent paintings, pastels and prints by Sag Harbor artist Roisin Bateman with an artists’ reception on Saturday, November 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. Ms. Bateman began her life, and her art, in western Ireland, the rough textures of Irish rock and sea still [...]

Coleman Comes to Canio’s in Sag Harbor

Posted on 27 October 2014

From joining an underground guerrilla cell in the 1970s to life as a Zen Priest, Linda Coleman will share stories from her memoir, “Radical Descent: The Cultivation of an American Revolutionary” at Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor on Saturday, November 1. In her memoir, Ms. Coleman describes her experience joining an underground guerrilla cell—a decision [...]

The Queen of Pentacles Comes to WHBPAC

Posted on 27 October 2014

Folk songstress Suzanne Vega will bring her poetic lyrics and vibrato-less voice to the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center Saturday, November 1 at 8 p.m. Ms. Vega found success, both commercially and critically, in the 1990s as a part of the emerging folk-pop scene. Inspired by Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan and Lou Reed, Ms. Vega [...]

Wandering Through Alan’s Maze at the Parrish

Posted on 23 October 2014

As an artist, Alan Shields came of age at a time when the art world was questioning the relevance of painting. The declaration that “painting is dead” is one that has surfaced periodically throughout history, which is why in the early 1970s when the future of the medium looked murky, Mr. Shields wasn’t afraid to take painting off the wall and define it by a whole new set of parameters.
His response? To totally reimagine the way in which audiences experience painting.

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“Harvey” Watches Over The Hampton Theatre Company

Posted on 23 October 2014

This weekend, the Hamptons Theatre Company kicks off its 30th anniversary season with a production of “Harvey,” Mary Chase’s 1945 Pulitzer Prize winning comedy.
Which may help explain why last week, director Diana Marbury was running around like crazy hunting down a seemingly random list of unrelated items.

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Frank, Wolfie & the Gang Return to Celebrate 20 Years of Stages

Posted on 23 October 2014

For 20 years, Helene Leonard has offered the children of the East End the chance to find their voice onstage. I know, because 20 years ago I was a kid who stumbled into her workshop, and she gave me the confidence to step into the spotlight.

Gisele, Chanel…and Danny Zuko…in Montauk?

Posted on 21 October 2014

Who knew Brazilian supermodels, Game of Thrones, modern Montauk mansions …and Danny Zuko … would meld so well together? Who else, but Baz Luhrmann, the Australian director known for the theatricality in films such as “Moulin Rogue” and, most recently, “The Great Gatsby.” Last week, Chanel debuted its latest film short/advertising campaign by Mr. Luhrmann [...]