Category | Arts

In East Hampton, Box Art Auctioned to Aid East End Hospice

Posted on 19 August 2014

A 14-year-old tradition continues over the coming weeks with the auction of a number of ornamentally decorated boxes to benefit East End Hospice. In 2000, supporters of the facility gathered the support of about 100 local artists, each of whom was asked to transform a single wine or cigar box into a work of art. The success of the enterprise, both artistically and monetarily, has enabled it to continue as a highlight of the late summer each year since.

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Rubber Duckies Off to the Races on Shelter Island

Posted on 19 August 2014

Bath time’s favorite icon is coming to Shelter Island. Some 500 rubber ducks will float down Chase Creek this Sunday, August 24, at the third annual Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race.

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Art and Fashion Legends to Host a Conversation at the Parrish Art Museum

Posted on 19 August 2014

Design legends—and East End residents—Ross Bleckner and Calvin Klein will share their experiences in a conversation moderated by Edward Nardoza at the Parrish Art Museum on Sunday, August 24.

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Robert Giard’s Return to the East End

Posted on 19 August 2014

Robert Girard is remembered as one of the East End’s most enterprising and successful photographers, with his career spent capturing the formal likenesses of an array of literary figures, including Edward Albee, Allen Ginsberg and Adrienne Rich. Since his death in 2002, the Robert Giard Fellowship has channeled the spirit of Mr. Giard, supporting visual artists with the awarding of an annual grant.

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Before Lincoln Center Run, Big Apple Circus Premieres at Guild Hall in East Hampton

Posted on 19 August 2014

Catch the preview of the new show from the unruly Big Apple Circus, which will descend on East Hampton’s Guild Hall for a one-off show of laughter, stunts and dancing dogs. The group will perform “Metamorphosis” at the East End venue on Sunday, August 24, at 5:30 p.m., before settling into an extended run at New York City’s Lincoln Center.

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Is It Unlikely That Chang’s Cécile Is For Real?

Posted on 17 August 2014

I met Wei Ling Chang several years at the Tribeca Film Festival when she was doing a reading of one of her scripts-in-progress. Impressed, I watched her chilling horror short Aunt Tigress and recognized a budding talent. So I am delighted that she has released her first feature, The Unlikely Girl, a splendid, sexy little [...]

East End Weekend: Highlights of What to Do August 15 to 17

Posted on 15 August 2014

Art, films, and alternative energy; there’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend.

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Marco With Love at the Stephen Talkhouse

Posted on 14 August 2014

Peter Landi is a busy guy—he will be playing with two different bands at the Stephen Talkhouse on Tuesday, August 19.

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Montauk Green Becomes Outdoor Gallery

Posted on 14 August 2014

Now in its 20th year, the Montauk Artists’ Association will host its annual Juried Fine Art Show on the Montauk Green during the weekend of August 15 to 17.

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Kingdom of the Kid

Posted on 14 August 2014

Geoff Gehman will read from and discuss his memoir, “The Kingdom of the Kid: Growing Up in the Long-Lost Hamptons” at the Wainscott Chapel on August 17.