Category | Arts

Our Fabulous Variety Show Brings “A Spectacular Christmas Carol” to Guild Hall

Posted on 01 December 2014

Our Fabulous Variety Show (OFVS) will bring its fourth annual holiday production, “A Spectacular Christmas Carol” to Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater this weekend, offering a re-telling of the classic Charles Dickens’ Christmas tale through the twists and turns of a not so traditional variety show. The show will tell the story of the ill-tempered [...]

OWN Network to Debut “Sag Harbor” in January

Posted on 01 December 2014

On Saturday, January 3 at 10 p.m., Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network will debut “Sag Harbor,” a one-hour special that takes a look into different facets of Sag Harbor community through different homeowners, including restaurateur and lifestyle guru B. Smith. “Located in the heart of New York’s The Hamptons, this tight knit enclave was established as [...]

Four American Composers: John Cage Screens at The Parrish Art Museum

Posted on 01 December 2014

On Friday, December 5 at 6 p.m., the Parrish Art Museum will present the excerpt from Peter Greenaway’s documentary project, Four American Composers that profiles legendary avant-garde composer John Cage. The screening of the 54-minute film, co-presented with The Watermill Center, will begin with an introduction by local composer Carter Burwell and will be followed by remarks [...]

Homespun Opens at Silas Marder Gallery in Bridgehampton

Posted on 25 November 2014

The Silas Marder Gallery on Snake Hollow Road in Bridgehampton has announced a group exhibition, Home Spun, which will open on Saturday November 29 with a reception from 4 to 8 p.m. and remain on view through December 21. Home Spun explores various ways in which artists use traditionally craft-based materials and techniques to communicate [...]

Changing the Face of Architecture at The Parish Art Museum

Posted on 25 November 2014

The Parrish Art Museum will present the Long Island premiere of “Making Space/5 Women Changing the Face of Architecture” on Friday, November 28 at 6 p.m. The film, directed by Ultan Guilfoyle, will be screened with a Q & A with co-producers Alice Shure and Janice Stanton directly after. “The Parrish is committed to examining [...]

All Docs, All Day at the Hamptons Take Two Documentary Film Festival Next Week

Posted on 25 November 2014

The seventh annual Hamptons Take Two Documentary Film Festival will open Thursday, December 4 and run “all docs, all day” through Sunday, December 7 at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. “2014 has witnessed another year of growth for the festival, increasing from three to four days of films and expanding to 32 documentaries,” said [...]

Nancy Stewart Bagshaw Encourages Grieving Families to Remember in “Finding Five”

Posted on 25 November 2014

For those growing up on the East End, beachcombing is as much a hobby as swinging at playgrounds or riding bikes. Children traverse the shorelines for hours, finding beach glass, washed up blue crabs and rare shells, skipping rocks and chasing seagulls.

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A Man is Drawn to the Blues

Posted on 24 November 2014

Jake Lear is an impressive guitar player who, despite the fact he was raised in Vermont, Sag Harbor and East Hampton, has a love of (and a talent for) blues and roots music from the Mississippi Delta. It’s an incongruity that Mr. Lear can readily explain.

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East Hampton Historical Society House & Garden Tour Highlights History

Posted on 23 November 2014

The cedar shingle has become a symbol of the architecture of the East End of Long Island, and the 30th annual East Hampton House and Garden Tour, a benefit for the East Hampton Historical Society, will celebrate that. Five private homes will be open for exploration as part of this tour. All five utilize shingle in their construction. Even though the houses vary in terms of style and history, this material is a unifying thread.

Artists Against Abuse at The Retreat’s Hamptons Juried Art Show This Weekend

Posted on 23 November 2014

The Retreat, a non-profit dedicated to providing shelter, education and resources for victims of domestic violence on the East End, will hold the opening for its 6th Annual Hamptons Juried Art Show at the Richard J. Demato Fine Arts Gallery, 90 Main Street in Sag Harbor on Saturday, November 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. [...]