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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.

Get Cooking with the Chefs at Topping Rose House

Posted on 27 January 2015

Over the years, those of us who call this place home have come to understand that there are some amazing perks that come with living on the East End in the off season. Finding parking on Main Street is one of them. Working from home next to a roaring fireplace when a blizzard rolls through is another. Now, having the opportunity to learn culinary techniques alongside accomplished chefs at Topping Rose House can been added to that list.

Pierson Thespians go Wilde with “Ernest”

Posted on 27 January 2015

Next weekend, the students of Pierson High School will take the stage to present their annual dramatic production. But this time around are taking on, not a heavy and serious theatrical piece, but rather Oscar Wilde’s classic “The Importance of Being Ernest,” a play billed as “a Trivial Comedy for Serious People” when it premiered in London back in 1895.

Sag Harbor’s Traditionally African American Communities Featured in Television Special

Posted on 21 January 2015

Sag Harbor will appear on televisions nationwide this Sunday, but instead of acting as a backdrop for a gaggle of Kardashians, this time, the village will play a leading role in the story of a refuge and safe haven for African Americans in the 20th century.

Environmentalists and Hunters Say Lower Waterfowl Count Shouldn’t Cause Concern

Posted on 21 January 2015

Although the black duck and merganser populations were down, East End birders came out in record numbers last weekend to take part in the 60th annual winter waterfowl count.

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Local Teacher Lectures on the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Posted on 21 January 2015

Dozens of people squeezed into Canio’s Books on Saturday to hear not just about the many accomplishments and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but to understand his legacy and why his message remains relevant and important today.

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Designing Architecture That Makes a Difference

Posted on 20 January 2015

As a form of artistic expression, architecture possesses the power to evoke strong emotion in those who live, work or visit a space. A beautifully designed building has the capacity to accomplish any number of goals — from enlightening and educating, to comforting and inspiring. But for architect Sharon Davis, architecture is most meaningful when it has the ability to change lives.

Celebrating East End African American Artists

Posted on 20 January 2015

The Levitas Gallery at the Southampton Cultural Center is currently hosting an exhibition featuring an eclectic mix of colorful and intriguing work that runs the gamut of artistic expression, from painting and sculpture to collage and photography. All of the work on view was created by African American artists who live or work on the East End, for at least part of the year. Among them is abstract painter and sculptor Tina Andrews, the curator of the exhibition.

Ellen Hermanson Foundation Awards Hospital Grants of $295,000

Posted on 20 January 2015

The Ellen Hermanson Foundation has awarded Southampton Hospital two grants totaling $295,000 to fund technology and patient support services at the Ellen Hermanson Breast Center.

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Dock to Dish Opens Florida’s First Community Supported Fishery

Posted on 19 January 2015

Dock to Dish, the first community and restaurant supported fishery program anchored in Montauk, announced last week it would open Florida’s first ever Community Supported Fishery (CSF) in Key West in February of this year. The program is being developed in conjunction with Key West restaurateur Chris Holland and the Florida Keys Commercial Fishermen’s Association. [...]

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