Category | Arts

Goodbye Mizrahi, Hello Marilyn

Posted on 10 February 2015

The Vered Gallery will host a closing party in honor of artist Haim Mizrahi at its gallery at 68 Park Place in East Hampton Village on Saturday, February 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. in honor of Mr. Mizrahi’s first exhibition at the gallery—Hope in the Sheild of David—with the addition of several new works. [...]

One Billion Rising

Posted on 10 February 2015

On Friday, February 13 at 5 p.m., local dance and theatre company, the Neo-Political Cowgirls, in partnership with The Retreat and the Sag Harbor-based Dodds & Eder, will hold a “One Billion Rising” event for its third year. This global event began as a call to action over the staggering statistic that one-in-three-women in the [...]

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The Ultimate Battle of the Bands Comes to Bay Street: The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones

Posted on 04 February 2015

By Emily J. Weitz Last year, to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles’ arrival in the United States, Bay Street Theater hosted a tribute show, with local musicians performing Beatles songs. The event was a wild success. “It could have sold out three times over,” said Joe Lauro, who organized the event and played [...]

Scars on 45 Returns to WHBPAC

Posted on 04 February 2015

As a part of the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (WHBPAC) Breakout Artist Series, and in partnership with WEHM 96.9, British indie rock quartet, Scars on 45, will return to the center this Friday at 8 p.m. Scars on 45 brings an alt-rock, melodic pop sound, combining the big guitar rock of Oasis with the [...]

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Playwright Tackles the Toughest of Issues in “Honor Killing”

Posted on 02 February 2015

For the past year, the John Drew Theater Lab at Guild Hall has been a place where playwrights and performing artists can come to develop new work. The theater’s artistic director, Josh Gladstone, and the JDTLab provide support, space and, perhaps most importantly, an audience for creative collaborators to further their vision. Next up at the JDTLab on Tuesday will be a reading of “Honor Killing,” a new play by Sarah Bierstock that delves into the abuse of women halfway around the world while also taking a hard look at gender politics in the United States.

East End Special Players Offer “The Fish Juggler

Posted on 02 February 2015

For more than 20 years, members of the East End Special Players, a group of learning disabled adults, have taken to the stage to share a range of theatrical pieces. Most of the troupe’s plays incorporate original material exploring their own hopes and dreams, anxieties and experiences. Now they are extending their on-stage storytelling to include their take on art as well.

Calling All Artists for JumpstART

Posted on 01 February 2015

East End Arts, 133 East Main Street in Riverhead, has announced the second year of its professional development and public arts program for artists of all disciplines, “JumpstART.” The program provides the opportunity for artists to jumpstart their artistic careers by learning about the fundamentals involved to best grow their business. Participating artists will be [...]

Capturing the Jazz Jam

Posted on 28 January 2015

George Howard mans the board at Bay Burger.  By Emily J. Weitz The Jazz Jam Session at Bay Burger has been going strong since its inception in 2009, but it became available to a whole new audience when it hit the airwaves with a regular spot on WPPB (88.3) in 2011. Anyone who’s been to [...]

Vecsey Brings All Star Comedy Show Back to Bay Street

Posted on 28 January 2015

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts will present the All Star Comedy Show, hosted by Joseph Vecsey, on Saturday, January 31 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 and available online at baystreet.org or by calling (631) 725-9500. The All Star Comedy Show features the rising stars of comedy. Mr. Vecsey is [...]

The Next Generation of Artists: Student Art on Display at East End Museums

Posted on 28 January 2015

Many visitors come to the East End in the summertime in search of something new and exciting. But what they don’t know is that the winter is really when museum-goers get an opportunity to discover the next generation of artists out here, when both the Parrish Art Museum and Guild Hall host student art shows.