If you want to hear how experienced, successful artists create, and purchase the tools to create your own masterpieces, Golden Eagle Artist Supply on North Main Street in East Hampton now has both. Wednesday was the big day, as internationally acclaimed artist Paton Miller hosted the first of Golden Eagle's much anticipated new weekly art series called "A Night Out With," which was held in The Golden Eagle Studio 144, followed by dinner at Nick & Toni's restaurant next door.
When first time filmmaker Joan Kron was looking for backing, she came up against an unusual roadblock. People wondered if the octogenarian turned documentarian would live to see it through. Fast forward seven years and Joan had filled Michael's restaurant for a champagne brunch celebrating the digital and on demand release of her award-winning documentary Take my Nose Please — and her 90th birthday.
The Spur, the first private co-working space and innovation lab for East End entrepreneurs, celebrated its opening during a VIP reception. Presented by i-Hamptons, the lab is located at Southampton Social Club.
A special screening of The Tree Prophet, a film commemorating David Milarch's moonshot mission to reverse climate change by cloning and replanting ancient trees all over the world, was held at Christ Episcopal Church of Sag Harbor. Following the Christian Scheider and Tucker Marder film, renowned science author Carl Safina moderated a brief panel with the filmmakers.
Bowlmor AMF and Pinny, their charming giant bowling pin mascot, stopped by the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island in New Hyde Park to spread a little holiday cheer by making a special delivery. In addition to bringing the gifts, Bowlmor AMF also donated $5,000 to the charity.
Jean Shafiroff and friends gathered at Le Cirque in Manhattan for Shafiroff's annual Holiday Luncheon, which supported the New York Center For Children.
"All the Money in the World" stars Michelle Williams and Mark Wahlberg attended a screening of the Ridley Scott film at Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
Cormaria in Sag Harbor - whose mission is to "create an atmosphere where the Spirit flourishes for the life and dignity of all" - hosted its annual family style holiday breakfast.
IGHL commemorated the holiday season was a Christmas pageant - A Christmas Celebration. The celebration took place at The Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays.
The first notable snowfall of the season didn't deter 374 East Enders from dashing into the ocean at Cooper’s Beach in Southampton during Heart of the Hamptons' 14th Polar Bear Plunge.