Category | Arts

“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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J. Steven Manolis at Chase Edwards Contemporary Fine Art

Posted on 15 September 2014

Water Mill artist Steven Manolis will show his colorful and expressive watercolor paintings at Chase Edwards Contemporary Fine Art in Bridgehampton, with an opening reception on Saturday, September 20, from 6 to 9 p.m.

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PechaKucha Vol. 9 at the Parrish Art Museum

Posted on 15 September 2014

In the ninth installment of the popular PechaKucha program at the Parrish, a series of rapid-fire presentations by various members of the creative community, 10 presenters will share their diverse experiences on the East End.

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“Anita: Speaking Truth to Power” at Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival

Posted on 15 September 2014

Anita Hill, shown speaking candidly for the first time since she testified before Congress in 1991, will open a discussion on gender inequality and sexual harassment at Guild Hall on Saturday at the presentation of “Anita: Speaking Truth to Power” by the Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival.

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Comedy Improv Boot Camp at Guild Hall

Posted on 15 September 2014

Future thespians can hone their craft at Guild Hall’s Comedy Improv Boot Camp, an eight-week class that culminates in a “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” style performance.

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Joan Rivers Really Was a Piece of Work

Posted on 12 September 2014

Joan Rivers’ untimely, shocking death has resulted in a run on her 2012 autobiography I Hate Everyone … Starting with Me.  I hope it also calls attention to the splendid film documentary, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work , which was made in 2010 by the terrific documentary team, Ricki Stern and Annie Sunberg.  Rivers helped [...]

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Pollock-Krasner Foundation Announces 2013-14 Grant Winners

Posted on 09 September 2014

In its 30th year of grant making, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Inc. has awarded 116 grants to artists and art organizations worldwide totaling $2,163,000 for the 2013-14 fiscal year. The grants support artists’ personal and professional expenses for one year.

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Latin American Film Festival Returns to the Parrish

Posted on 09 September 2014

Seven boxes, a fisherman and a middle-aged Chilean woman will be featured in films screened next weekend during the 11th annual OLA Film Festival at the Parrish Art Museum.

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“Viva Los Bastarditos” Premieres at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater Lab

Posted on 09 September 2014

Coming out of Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater Lab workshop for up-and-coming East End artists, “Viva Los Bastarditos” is a new musical by Jake Oliver about two villains in Western Massachusetts who use a fake land grant to gain control over the poor citizens and tenants at their mercy.

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Critic and Essayist Daphne Merkin at Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor

Posted on 09 September 2014

Daphne Merkin, called “one of the most daring and ruminative writers of our time” by her editors at The New York Times Magazine, will be at Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor on Saturday, September 13, at 5 p.m.

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