Category | Arts

Yuka Silvera’s Candy Cane Couture

Posted on 10 December 2014

This weekend, when the Hampton Ballet Theatre School presents its annual performance of the Nutcracker, all eyes in Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater will be on the 100 or so dancers — some as young as three — who will have their moment to shine in the spotlight. But also having a starring role will be the spectacular costumes which the young dancers will wear.

Small Works Make the Holidays Bright at Kramoris Gallery

Posted on 10 December 2014

Romany Kramoris describes her eclectic gallery as a “little bit of Greenwich Village” in Sag Harbor. That certainly seems to be true at this time of year when the walls of Kramoris Gallery are adorned with small works by some 40 artists from all over the East End and beyond.

Landscapes: Real & Imagined at Canio’s

Posted on 10 December 2014

Canio’s holiday exhibition—Landscapes: Real & Imagined—features distinguished artists Pamela Collins Focarino and Pat Moran, and photographer Kathryn Szoka, co-owner of Canio’s Books and Canio’s Cultural Café. The artists will be a part of an informal discussion about their work on Friday, December 12 from 5 to 6 p.m. at Canio’s, 290 Main Street in Sag [...]

Perlman Music Program Earns NEA Grant

Posted on 10 December 2014

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced late last week that The Perlman Music Program (PMP) is one of 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. This is the eighth consecutive year the NEA has supported the program with this year’s funding a significant increase over the previous [...]

Stages Brings Fairy Tale Spectacular to Bay Street

Posted on 10 December 2014

Stages, A Children’s Theatre Workshop, Inc., has created a new holiday party for local families with Stages’ Holiday Fairy Tale Spectacular which will be held at Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater on Saturday, December 13 and Sunday, December 14 at 2 p.m. The celebration also marks Stages’ 20th  Birthday, and 20 years of producing live [...]

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 [...]