Category | Arts

Jazz Bassist Christian McBride Kicks Off a Weekend of Music in Sag Harbor

Posted on 25 September 2014

By Annette Hinkle When Kelly C. Dodds moved to Sag Harbor a few years ago, she took a look around and quickly realized something no one else had before. This would be a great place for a music festival. Dodds had spent most of her professional career working for companies and organizations associated with the [...]

Media Mavens’ Art Show Comes to Dodds & Eder

Posted on 25 September 2014

You can’t get more local than this Friday’s artist reception at Dodd’s & Eder HOME in Sag Harbor, where an exhibit of more than 30 East End artists will kick off the American Music Festival with a benefit for “The Media Mavens” of public broadcasting station, WPPB.

Sara Hartman: A Star Rising

Posted on 25 September 2014

By Annette Hinkle A year ago, Sara Hartman was a freshly minted Pierson High School graduate on her way to start life as a college student at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Today, Hartman is a singer/songwriter on the verge of hitting it big … she hopes. Fresh from her second visit to Berlin [...]

Watershed Weekend with The Parrish Art Museum & The Nature Conservancy

Posted on 22 September 2014

The Parrish Art Museum has partnered with The Nature Conservancy in two events meant to highlight one of the most pressing environmental issues facing the East End of Long Island: water quality.

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Clavin Earns Spot on NY Times Best Sellers List

Posted on 22 September 2014

Author, journalist, professor and Sag Harbor resident Tom Clavin has earned a spot on The New York Times best sellers list for his book, “The Heart of Everything That Is,” co-written by Bob Drury. The biography of Red Cloud, the influential Sioux leader, the book examines his life and military prowess as well as the [...]

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Deadline for Florence Writers Conference Looms

Posted on 22 September 2014

Always wanted to live the life of a writer in Florence, sipping wine at the Café Giubbe Rosse or walking in the footsteps of Dante Alighieri? The Stony Brook Southampton MFA Program in Creative Writing offers just that kind of experience, January 13 through January 24, during its Florence Writers Workshop featuring a fiction workshop with Sag Harbor resident Susan Scarf Merrell, author of “Shirley: A Novel” and fiction editor of “TSR: The Southampton Review.”

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“Wild” Will Have East Coast Premiere at Hamptons International Film Festival

Posted on 21 September 2014

The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) has announced Jean-Marc Vallée’s film, “Wild” will have its East Coast premiere as the Southampton opener of the festival on Friday, October 10. Actress Laura Dern, who stars in the film with Reese Witherspoon, will appear at the premiere and HIFF’s signature program, “A Conversation With …” on Saturday, [...]

Sag Harbor Author Writes Guidebook to Following Your Heart

Posted on 17 September 2014

Robbie Vorhaus has it figured out. Commit to follow your heart regardless of where your head tries to take you, and you will be happy. Mr. Vorhaus has outlined this simple formula for arriving at your destination and achieving your purpose in life in his new book, “One Less. One More. Follow Your Heart. Be Happy. Change Slowly.”

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Sag Harbor Artist Transforms Museum into Busy City Square

Posted on 16 September 2014

As fall quickly approaches and crowds thin out across the East End, those craving the bustle of summer need only wander into the Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum this weekend to find themselves transported to a busy Florentine piazza.

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“The Honest Medium:” Ted Davies Woodcuts at the Romany Kramoris Gallery in Sag Harbor

Posted on 16 September 2014

When Romany Kramoris first opened her gallery space in Sag Harbor, it was on the recommendation of Ted Davies. Nearly 40 years later, the Romany Kramoris Gallery is showcasing the work of the late artist, an innovator in woodcutting, screen printing and photogram techniques, who captured the intricacies of New York City street scenes and created timeless pieces of social criticism.

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