Category | Arts

East End Weekend: Highlights of June 27 – 29 Events

Posted on 27 June 2014

There’s a lot going on on the East End this weekend. Here are some highlights.

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The Secret Life of Long Pond Greenbelt

Posted on 25 June 2014

After a burglar repeatedly tried to break into her parents’ home, Jill Musnicki and her husband had the idea to install motion-sensitive cameras around the property to try to catch the crook red-handed. The police ended up catching the pilferer without the help of the cameras, but the security system she had set up inspired Ms. Musnicki to embark on an artistic investigation of her own.

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On View in East Hampton: FAPE Fills American Embassies with Art

Posted on 24 June 2014

Art needs no language to be understood; it communicates without spoken word.

This is the idea behind FAPE, the Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies, which aims to promote unity and open communication across cultures and countries by putting artwork in United States embassies across the world.

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Tom Stoppard’s “Travesties” Brings Belly Laughs to Bay Street

Posted on 24 June 2014

Strip teases, pie fights and Lenin. The three don’t normally go hand in hand, but playwright Tom Stoppard brings them together in “Travesties.”

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After 40 Years in Comedy, Richard Lewis is Still Insane

Posted on 18 June 2014

Richard Lewis’s inflection never changes. He doesn’t stray from his monotone, whether the topic is murder or birthday cake. He rambles on in the same raspy, somewhat disengaged tone. Yet everything he says is hilarious.

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Female Friendship, Literature and Obsession in “Shirley”

Posted on 18 June 2014

While writing “Shirley,” Susan Scarf Merrell worried for her protagonist, Rose. Rose is caught between the world in her own head and the real one outside of it in the novel, which examines themes of obsession, creativity and womanhood in the 1960s.

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Monika Olko Gallery Showcases Sagaponack Artists

Posted on 18 June 2014

The Monika Olka Gallery on Main Street in Sag Harbor will host an artist reception for the current exhibit “The Three Amigos of Sagaponack” on Saturday, June 21, from 5 to 8 p.m.

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ARF Raises Funds with Annual Garden Tour

Posted on 18 June 2014

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, Inc. will host its 28th annual ARF Garden Tour on Saturday, June 21.

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Parrish Hosts Lunchtime Talk Series

Posted on 18 June 2014

The lunchtime lecture series at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will return with the program “Brain Food: Conversations on Art” led by curator Alicia Longwell on Thursday, June 26.

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Benefit for Performance Space in Honor of Spalding Gray

Posted on 18 June 2014

The life of the late playwright and performer Spalding Gray will be celebrated at a cocktail party to benefit the contemporary performance hub, Performance Space 122, on Saturday, June 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Sag Harbor.

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