Archive | April, 2014

Artists as Babysitters: Gabrielle Selz Unveils Memoir on New York City Art Scene of the Sixties

Posted on 29 April 2014

Gabrielle Selz of Southampton will release her new memoir. “Unstill Life” at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill Friday.

The writer recounts her childhood growing up in the 60’s and 70’s in New York City, among art and artists during the peak of Abstract Expressionism. Ms. Selz’s father, Peter Selz, became the chief curator of painting and sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art shortly after her birth.

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Trivia Night at Wölffer Estate Vineyard with Local Quizmaster Paul Johnson

Posted on 29 April 2014

As part of its Locals Nights series, the Wölffer Estate Vineyard hosts Trivia Night with Paul Johnson Tuesday, April 1.

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Southampton’s Tripoli Gallery Will Explore Connections of 13 Artists in “Side X Side”

Posted on 29 April 2014

Using selections from the work of 13 artists, curator Tripoli Patterson explores the bonds of both similarity and contrast in “Side X Side,” a group show at the Tripoli Gallery in Southampton.

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Pamela Topham to Show Landscape Tapestries at Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library

Posted on 29 April 2014

Inspired by nature’s beauty from the shores of Accabonac Harbor to the canyons of the West, artist Pamela Topham creates tapestries of landscapes, which she will show this month at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor.

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TFF: The Treasure Found in “Garnet’s Gold”

Posted on 29 April 2014

Our heroes in movies, particularly documentaries, are of often ordinary people who do extraordinary things, people who rise to the occasion under dire circumstances. Garnet Frost could be seen by himself and others as an extraordinary man who has never done anything that exceeded the ordinary.

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Hampton Library Renovation in Bridgehampton Earns Architecture Award

Posted on 28 April 2014

The renovation and expansion of The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton has received an Excelsior Award for Public Architecture from the New York State Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The $6 million project was completed in 2012, and almost doubles the size of the historic structure with a modern, glass-walled addition. The design, by [...]

Beekeeper Spreads Her Love for Bees

Posted on 28 April 2014

Honey bees are something of a warm and fuzzy item these days, and that’s not because they are, in fact, fuzzy. Or that when they cluster in their hives during the winter, they have the remarkable ability to maintain the temperature at a balmy 92 degrees.

It’s more likely their rise in popularity is due to the fact that people know bees are facing all sorts of threats, from colony collapse disorder to a host of bacterial and viral diseases, and they want to help.

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Whalers Coasting Toward Season’s End

Posted on 28 April 2014

Forrest Loesch pitched a complete game shutout and went 2 for 5 at the plate with two RBIs to lead the Pierson baseball team to an 11-0 win over last-place Greenport in the opener of a three-game series at Mashashimuet Park on Monday.

Sag Harbor’s Budding Hockey Star

Posted on 28 April 2014

Growing up in Sag Harbor, the son of a Canadian, it was only natural that Alexei Andrea came to love the sport of hockey. To compete year-round, however, he played the game not on skates, but on wheels, in roller rinks across the East End.

It wasn’t until the Buckskill Winter Club opened in East Hampton in 2008 with a regulation-sized ice rink that Alexei’s passion for hockey was solidified. A few tours around the ice at Buckskill and the wheels were replaced by blades, and a budding hockey star was born.

Peconic Bay CPF Revenues Up 8-Percent

Posted on 27 April 2014

Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund revenues are up 8 percent over last year’s first quarter, bringing in $21.85 million so far in 2014. According to Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.’s office, March 2014 revenues for the CPF, which are collected in the five East End towns through a 2-percent real estate transfer tax, were $7.25 [...]