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This Week In The Arts

Originally Posted: March 04, 2009

A still from the Stony Brook Green Film Series movie, "Buyer Be Fair."

James Kennedy Shows At Sylvester & Co. At Home
Sylvester & Co. At Home in Amagansett Square (154 Main Street, Amagansett, 631-267-9777, www.sylvesterathome.com) is pleased to announce the showing of James Kennedy's work in the gallery space. The show begins March 7 and runs through May 20. An opening reception with the artist will be held on Saturday, March 7 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. A second celebratory reception will be held on Saturday, May 2 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Both receptions are open to the public. Call or visit the gallery online for details.

"Sense Memory" by James Kennedy

Stony Brook Southampton's Green Film Series Continues
MomsArt Presents Work By Zoe Pennebaker Breen and Trefny Dix
This weekend at Ashawagh Hall MomsArt, a website started by Zoe Pennebaker Breen to serve as a platform for active moms who are also trying to continue with their artistic careers, will be showing some of Pennebaker's abstract paintings and blown glass and wood sculptures by Trefny Dix. The exhibit will be on display Saturday, March 7 from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The opening night reception will be on Saturday, March 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

On Thursday March 5, Stony Brook Southampton's Green Film Series will continue with "Buyer Be Fair" in the Avram Theater at 7:30 p.m. "Buyer Be Fair" takes viewers to Mexico, the Netherlands, the UK, Sweden, the USA and Canada, with compelling stories and characters and looks at two major trade goods - timber and coffee - to find out how Fair Trade certification works and whether it helps the world's poor and their lands. Call 631-632-5023 for information.

Peconic Land Trust Announces The 2009 Schedule For Plein Air Peconic Exhibit
A collaboration between Artists and the Peconic Land Trust, the third season of the Plein Air Peconic Traveling Exhibitions will be showing at the Rogers Memorial Library (91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton, 631-283-0774) from March 2 to March 29. The exhibit will feature work by Casey Chalem Anderson, Susan D'Alessio, Terry Elkins, Aubrey Grainger, Gail Kern, Michele Margit, Gordon Matheson, Joanne Rosko, Eileen Dawn Skretch, Tom Steele, Kathryn Szoka, and Ellen Watson. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, March 7 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information visit www.peconiclandtrust.org or call 631-283-3195.

Photograph "Tramaridge - North Haven" Plein AIr Peconic participating artist Tom Steele

Art Opening At The Crazy Monkey Gallery
The Crazy Monkey Gallery (136 Main Street, Amagansett, 631-267-3627, www.thecrazymonkey.com) features photographers Daniel Schoenheimer and Luc LeBoleis and painter Sally Breen. The opening reception will be Saturday, March 7 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.†The winner of the art competition will be also be announced at the opening. The Crazy Monkey Gallery is open Friday to Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.†For more information call the gallery at 631-267-3627, Sally Breen at 516-662-0170, or Andrea McCafferty at 917-526-2767.

Art With Care Cocktail Party
On Saturday, March 7, Art With Care will host a benefit cocktail party showcasing the work of local artists Jeff Muhs, Molly Weiss, Paton Miller, Bruce Lieberman, Grant Haffner, Terry Elkins, Eric Striffler, Ziggy Attis, Tulla Booth, Alexander Vignol, Toinette Gay, and Tapp Franke to name a few. The event will be held at Ziggy's Food And Drink (964 Bridge Sag Turnpike, Bridgehampton, 631-537-6060, www.ziggysbridgehampton.com) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will include an open bar, passed hors'oeuvres, William Falkenberg on the piano, silent art auction and raffle. DJ immediately to follow the event for anyone who wishes to dance the night away. Tickets are $40 for members and $50 for non-members and may be purchased in advance at Thyme & Again, McLauchlen Realty or Wildthyme Restaurant all located in Southampton. Ticket information is also available by e-mailing Art With Care at withcareinfo@gmail.com.

Young Actor's Studio At Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
Starting on Tuesday, March 10, the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, 631-288-2350, www.whbpac.org) will be starting their Young Actor's Studio, a program that runs through May 21. Taught by professional theatre educators and experienced actors, the Studio consists of a variety of after-school and weekend classes for youngsters ages three to 16 through which they can realize their artistic potential. From theatre games, interactive storytelling and creative movement for younger students, to improvisation, scene study and playwriting for older participants, these year-round process oriented programs will focus on the cultivation of imagination and skills. For more information call Julienne Penza at 631-288-2350, email juliennep@whbpac.org or visit the website.

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