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East Hampton’s First Annual Sustainability and Renewable Energy Fair

Posted on 20 August 2014

Solar energy companies, inventors, beekeepers, musicians and environmentalists gathered on the grounds of Miss Amelia’s Cottage in Amagansett on Saturday, August 16, for the first annual Sustainability and Renewable Energy Fair.

ZBA Says It Will Approve Sotheby’s Office

Posted on 20 August 2014

The Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals, in a straw vote on Tuesday, August 19, said it would approve the application of Sotheby’s International Realty to lease the former offices of The Sag Harbor Express at 35 Main Street.

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Shattering Artistic Boundaries in Sag Harbor

Posted on 20 August 2014

Post-post-colonial Jamaica, the pollution crisis in China, and the inked up working class of Ohio seem like unusual choices for an art show, and that’s the point.

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Whether Legal or Criminal, Street Art Brings Art to the People

Posted on 19 August 2014

A few years ago, Chris Stain was arrested for spray painting graffiti in a public space. While on probation for the crime, he was commissioned $60,000 to paint a mural, also in a public space. As the line between “graffiti” and “mural” gets thinner, the public is beginning to catch up in understanding the common thread—art.

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In East Hampton, Box Art Auctioned to Aid East End Hospice

Posted on 19 August 2014

A 14-year-old tradition continues over the coming weeks with the auction of a number of ornamentally decorated boxes to benefit East End Hospice. In 2000, supporters of the facility gathered the support of about 100 local artists, each of whom was asked to transform a single wine or cigar box into a work of art. The success of the enterprise, both artistically and monetarily, has enabled it to continue as a highlight of the late summer each year since.

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Rubber Duckies Off to the Races on Shelter Island

Posted on 19 August 2014

Bath time’s favorite icon is coming to Shelter Island. Some 500 rubber ducks will float down Chase Creek this Sunday, August 24, at the third annual Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race.

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Art and Fashion Legends to Host a Conversation at the Parrish Art Museum

Posted on 19 August 2014

Design legends—and East End residents—Ross Bleckner and Calvin Klein will share their experiences in a conversation moderated by Edward Nardoza at the Parrish Art Museum on Sunday, August 24.

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Robert Giard’s Return to the East End

Posted on 19 August 2014

Robert Girard is remembered as one of the East End’s most enterprising and successful photographers, with his career spent capturing the formal likenesses of an array of literary figures, including Edward Albee, Allen Ginsberg and Adrienne Rich. Since his death in 2002, the Robert Giard Fellowship has channeled the spirit of Mr. Giard, supporting visual artists with the awarding of an annual grant.

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Sag Harbor School Board Appoints New Member

Posted on 18 August 2014

The Sag Harbor Board of Education appointed Thomas J. Schiavoni as its newest member on Monday, following the resignation of Daniel Hartnett mid-term last month.

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Multiple Injuries in East Hampton Village Car Accident

Posted on 17 August 2014

At least two people were injured in a car accident in East Hampton Village on Sunday afternoon, police said.

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