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The Simón Willson Trio Headlining St. Luke's Concert Series Launch

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "St. Luke's Church has established a series of monthly jazz concerts that will be available on Zoom so that people who are unable to attend concerts in person can enjoy lively jazz music during the pandemic," Jeffrey Sussman noted.

Watermill Center Artists-in-Residence To Discuss Their Works During Digital In Process

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "The event will have each artist briefly discuss their artistic practice, including the project they have been developing during their residency at The Center, which will be followed by a panel discussion between the artists as well as a Q&A with the audience," Brian O'Mahoney shared.

Hybrid PechaKucha Night Hamptons, Vol. 31 To Return To Water Mill-Based Museum

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "I'm thrilled that the Parrish Art Museum continues to provide this great public platform for creative people on the East End to share their passions," said Jennifer Duque.

INTERVIEW: Will Pomerantz On Bay Street Theater Presenting Herman Melville's "Moby Dick" Online Via "Literature Live!"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - Herman Melville's Moby Dick is an extraordinary piece of literature and we are going to do what we can do in 90 minutes," Will Pomerantz told us.

INTERVIEW: Director Anton Armedariz Diaz On Filming "Rival Queens" Internationally, The Original Biopic Opera And More

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "I believe that using the wonderful music of the great composers to recreate lives or real events is a way of bringing history, on the one hand, and opera, on the other, to everyone," Armedariz Diaz told us.

OLA's 17th Annual Latino Film Festival Of The Hamptons To Feature Trio Of Feature-Length Films And Duo Of Student Shorts

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "It was very important to us that we not cancel this film festival as it has grown to represent the shared experiences of our community members, regardless of background or language," Minerva Perez relayed.

INTERVIEW: Local Author Jeffrey Sussman On His Next Book: "Big Apple Gangsters: The Rise And Decline Of The Mob In New York"

by T.J. Clemente
The Bookshelf - "The book covers the period from basically 1919, when the baseball World Series was fixed, up through the beginning of the 21st century and how the mob is still functioning, and what it is doing and what's staying under the radar," Sussman told us.

INTERVIEW: Gifted Mezzo-Soprano Opera Star Anna Tonna Talks "Rival Queens" And Its Jaw-Dropping Slap Scene

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "It's like a biopic in which we are taking the music, but we are also inserting this other view point of the real queens and who they were as people," Tonna told us.

Artist Jim Dine To Speak About 60-Year Career During "Friday Nights Live!"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "It is indeed a great pleasure to present this evening with the artist Jim Dine, known worldwide for inspiring public works that have astonished and delighted generations of viewers," saidAlicia G. Longwell.

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center Re-Launches In-Person World Cinema Series Screenings

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "This is the first step towards us re-opening, and we're thrilled to have an audience once again," said Julienne Penza-Boone. "We will have new protocols in place to limit contact and all attendees must submit to temperature checks so that we can ensure a safe experience for everyone."

INTERVIEW: Ashley Galvani Bell Introduces "Rival Queens," An Original Biopic Opera

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "My favorite scene to act and sing is the scene right before Mary Stuart gets her head cut off. I just think the music is so beautiful and the way Donizetti portrays it, it just evokes all the emotions," Galvani Bell told us.

Bridgehampton-Based Gallery Encourages All To "Carpe Artem" This November

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Carpe Diem has been the battle cry since 30 BC. Give or take," Andrea McCafferty and Kat O'Neil shared. "The Roman poet Horace used the term to express the idea that one should enjoy life while one can. Imagine such insight without any of the modern advances of toilets, TV's, anything apple, cars, bars and the internet."

Annual Hamptons Autumn Art Show To Showcase Nearly 30 East End Artists

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "We look forward to opening the doors for to the community which has supported us over the years," Paul Dempsey noted.

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center Holding Holiday Concert, Food Drive, Blood Drive And Toy Drive

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "Our mission is to bring the arts to audiences in compelling ways, but also to serve as a beacon of positivity while enriching our community," explained Julienne Penza-Boone.

"Friday Nights Live!" Series To Cover Painter Fairfield Porter And Poet John Ashbery

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "I'm delighted that Karin Roffman will join me for this conversation about painters and poets and the ways in which their domestic surroundings can both nurture and reflect their artistic choices," said Alicia G. Longwell.

Hamptons Doc Fest Adds Last Fest Favorite, "Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq"

by Gabrielle Topping
On The Screen - "Since the start of COVID closings in March, we are happy to have brought our doc fans 35 films online as a mid-week Wednesday treat during the past eight months through the end of October," Jacqui Lofaro stated.

Hamptons Theater Review: Bay Street's "Awake At Night" Is Both An Artistic And Technological Success

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - It was easily the best presentation of live theater done other than in a theater I have ever experienced.

The Neo-Political Cowgirls Offers An Audio Chill-Fest Related To Halloween And Our Other Every Day Horrors - Don't Be Scared, Just Listen In

by Eileen Casey
Art News - "Only through the courage of looking will we find compassion and wisdom to come through to the other side," Kate Mueth told us.

INTERVIEW: Country Legend John Berry And Robin Berry On New Podcast, "Family, Faith & Friends"

by T.J. Clemente
Art News - "We wanted everyone to hear every word Charlie had to say because there are no more," John told us about the podcast with the late Charlie Daniels.

INTERVIEW: Director John Gould Rubin And Actor Albert Jack Peterson On Guild Hall's "A Totally Disrespectful Evening Of Short Plays"

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "There's something intrinsically delightful about working on material just to see how it can land, and also struggling with it on Zoom, to see if we can actually make it as comic on Zoom as it reads and would be live," Gould Rubin told us.

"Wednesdays With Wiseman" To Celebrate Filmmaker Frederick Wiseman

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "I can think of very few storytellers that can match Fred Wiseman's piercing eye, his intellect, his depth, his underlying humor and his insatiable curiosity," Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan stated.

Don't Miss Painter William Quigley's New Works And Special "Avengers" Masterpiece At Keyes Art In Sag Harbor

by T.J. Clemente
In the Galleries - "Abstraction is one thing, passion is another. Artist William Quigley exhibits both in every single painting he does, and he does both of them perfectly," Keyes relayed.

INTERVIEW: "FBI" Star Jeremy Sisto On Being Honored With The North Fork Film Festival's Canopy Award And More

by T.J. Clemente
On The Screen - "Since I live in L.A. and work in New York City, I am looking forward to going out to Greenport with my family, we have never been to the East End and are very excited," Sisto told us about the Festival.

INTERVIEW: Bay Street Theater Associate Artistic Director Will Pomerantz On "Awake At Night: Modern Takes On Stories Of Edgar Allan Poe"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "I really wanted to make them all modern day, so the language was modern and the situations were all recognizable, because Poe's language is archaic now," Pomerantz told us.

Audrey Flack And Amy Zerner's "Goddesses Here & Now" On View At MM Gallery

by Lee Fryd
In the Galleries - "We've know each other since the 70s and the theme of Goddesses in our work has woven in and out separately," East Hampton's Amy Zerner told us.

INTERVIEW: A Conversation With "Late Night With Seth Meyers" Producer And North Fork TV Festival Co-Director Haleigh Raff

by T.J. Clemente
On The Screen - "There has been great interest. I know we are pleased to be able to do this in a really safe way, which is most important," Raff told us.

Webinar, "How To Sell Your Art," Being Offered By Warren Strugatch And Robert Fishman

by T.J. Clemente
Art News - "Times are especially tough for artists because what they're selling is their own imagination, their own integrity, and their own vision," Warren Strugatch said.

INTERVIEW: Director Rick Korn On "Harry Chapin: When In Doubt, Do Something"

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "He inspired such incredible humanity amongst music artists, politicians and regular people like you and me," Korn told Hamptons.com about the late singer, songwriter and activist.

"Continuum" To Pop Up At Ashawagh Hall Over Columbus Day Weekend

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The gallery is pleased to show four important artists - all who have roots locally in the Hamptons," Christine Berry noted.

Southampton Arts Center To Present A Fall Full Of Outdoors Films

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "With current restrictions on gatherings, we are fortunate to have the ability to utilize our grounds to continue offering a variety of new and classic feature films and documentaries to the community before it gets too cold," Amy Kirwin noted.

INTERVIEW: Megan Costello On The Hamptons International Film Festival 2020 Shorts Program

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Curated from thousands of submissions, this year's selection runs the gamut from introspective dramas to compelling documentaries to off-the-wall delights," Costello told us.

INTERVIEW: Hamptons International Film Festival Executive Director Anne Chaisson And Artistic Director David Nugent Discuss The 2020 HIFF

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "The exciting thing is that people from all over the country, except in a few cases, 95 percent of the programs can be watched virtually. We're over the moon that people in California or Louisiana, where I'm from, or in the Midwest can watch," Chaisson said about this year's HIFF.

INTERVIEW: "Wander Darkly" Writer And Director Tara Miele On The Drama's Stellar Cast, The Project's Close To Home Inspiration And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "I really couldn't have been happier to get Sienna [Miller] and Diego [Luna] in these roles. I feel beyond lucky to have had their talent and they just brought so, so much to these roles," Miele told us.

INTERVIEW: Actress Abigail Hawk Talks North Fork TV Festival, First Novel, "Blue Bloods" And More

by T.J. Clemente
On The Screen - "It was a very exciting experience for me to head out there, it's so beautiful out there in Greenport. It was very exciting to meet Kelsey Grammer and Chris Noth, and hang out with the festival founders and the staff," Hawk told us about her initial North Fork TV Festival experience.

INTERVIEW: Hampton Bays-Based Filmmaker Christiane Arbesu On "I Am Arbesu" - Her Inspiring Journey To Reconnect With Loved Ones In Cuba

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "It was so overwhelming. The first family member that I met was Mimi and her husband and her daughter, and it was as if we'd known each other forever," Arbesu said about first encountering her extended family.

Hamptons Arts Network Awards More Than $150,000 To Nearly 90 Area Artists As Part Of COVID-19 Artist Relief Fund

by Shakir Philippe
Art News - The Hamptons Arts Network Artist Relief Fund was galvanized by artists Clifford Ross and Eric Fischl, who took the lead role in fundraising and donated matching gifts to jumpstart the initiative.

INTERVIEW: Actress Amanda Kristin Nichols On Performing The Works Of Shakespeare In The Hamptons

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "Doing this is so perfect on so many levels. I intend to have fun and bring joy to those there that evening. It's such an opportunity to do what I was trained to do and do it for people so dear to me," the Bay Street veteran told us.

INTERVIEW: Bay Street Theater Artistic Director Scott Schwartz On Upcoming "The Teeming Autumn" Production And More

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "We think it's going to be just a wonderful evening giving people a chance to experience live performances again, to hear some great text, and be together in a safe way," Schwartz shared.

Artists Alliance Of East Hampton Returning To Ashawagh Hall For Fall Show

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The works displayed cover landscapes through modern art, sculptures, paintings, photography, and glass," Mary Milne said. "I think many of the artists are looking forward to reigniting the many friendships they have made meeting other artists as well as visitors at these shows."

INTERVIEW: Director Don Stephenson On Presenting His Virtual Bay Street Theater "Acting For The Camera" Classes

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "It's designed to provide an intro to acting for the camera. The students, the people who take this course are going to gain knowledge, techniques specific for television and film acting," Stephenson told us.

Mountainfilm To Present Family And Student Programs At Southampton Arts Center

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Over the years students have responded to the films with energy and enthusiasm," Mountainfilm on Tour Southampton organizer Elyn Kronemeyer noted.

Rare Concert Drive-in Movie Series To Highlight The Rolling Stones, Little Richard, Cher, Tina Turner, And More

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "The best part of these rare films is that experiencing them as a drive-in will reignite that nostalgic memory of watching movies under the stars with a special someone while listening to classic hits from Little Richard and the Ladies of Pop, Rock and Soul," Heather Draskin shared.

Kate Winslet, Leslie Odom, Jr., And Steven Yeun Taking Part In HIFF's "A Conversation With..."

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "We enthusiastically welcome Kate Winslet and Steven Yeun as a part of our 'A Conversation With…' series, whose beautiful performances in Ammonite and Minari are incredibly compelling and moving," said Anne Chaisson, Executive Director of the Hamptons International Film Festival.

INTERVIEW: Meet James Hook, The New Sag Harbor Cinema Executive Director

by T.J. Clemente
Main Articles - "You are going to see and hear cinema so crisp that you are going to be able to taste the cinema," Hook told us.

North Fork TV Festival Teams Up With Long Island's Founding Vineyard For Fifth Annual Festival

by Gabrielle Topping
On The Screen - "2020 has been a year no one expected, but we are proud to have found a safe way to celebrate the 2020 North Fork TV Festival at the Borghese Vineyard with our great community and partners," festival founder Noah Doyle said. "This year's festivities will feature great conversations, screenings and more from the socially distanced comfort of your car. We look forward to seeing everyone in the North Fork this October."

Regina King's Directorial Debut "One Night In Miami" To Close Out 28th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "We have long admired the work of Regina King—throughout the years she has given phenomenal and groundbreaking performances, and we look forward to being able to now spotlight her craft and skill behind the camera with her directorial debut," said HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent. "The festival is also thrilled to welcome Leslie Odom, Jr., whose artistry and talent is unparalleled, for our 'A Conversation With…' series."

INTERVIEW: VSOP Projects Owner Jonathan Weiskopf On A Special Montauk Exhibition Highlighting The Works Of Courtenay Pollock, Longtime The Grateful Dead Tie-Dye Artist

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "This is a rare opportunity to experience and own a small piece of Grateful Dead and Rock & Roll history, and I hope lots of other folks will come to Montauk over the weekend to learn more about this incredible artist," Jonathan Weiskopf told Hamptons.com

INTERVIEW: Executive Director Maria Vann And Chief Curator Richard Barons On The East Hampton Historical Society's "Votes For Women: A Portrait Of Persistence"

by Nicole Barylski
Museum News - "The Society is a stage for preserving and teaching history, but also showing our community that we are constantly making history too," Vann told Hamptons.com.

Fern Mallis To Host "House Of Cardin" Screening At Southampton Arts Center

by Lee Fryd
On The Screen - "The two filmmakers," Mallis told us, "were guys who loved dressing to the nines, colorful clothing and Pierre Cardin.They collected his designs for years. They learned he visits the Paris store on Tuesdays. So, when they went to Paris, they decided to try to meet him."

Annual Southampton Labor Day Art Exhibition To Highlight The Works Of Nearly 40 Local East End Artists

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "At this time, we are very grateful to be able to have a live exhibit, our last show was virtual only. And while we did have some sales, the spark from seeing the art and meeting the artists in person, was missing," reflected Paul Dempsey.

INTERVIEW: Justine Green, Ed.D., Talks "Completely Me" And The Importance Of Teaching Kids That It's OK To Be Different

by Sydney A. Braat
The Bookshelf - "I want to help children with disabilities understand that others impose disability on them and they shouldn't let that happen. They are not "missing" anything. They are capable of doing great things and their imperfections make them perfect," said Justine Green, Ed.D.

Glenn Kaino And Afshin Shahidi's "With Drawn Arms" To Open 28th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "We are particularly proud to be opening this year's 28th edition with a film that explores a seminal moment from the civil rights movement that continues to resonate with today's climate of conflict and change in With Drawn Arms," said HamptonsFilm Artistic Director David Nugent.

INTERVIEW: Russell Young, Silkscreen Icon, Talks Travel, Inspiration And His Work At The White Room Gallery

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "My father opened my eyes to the world of art. My parents had books all over the house on Marilyn and other public figures. They were always reading biographies and consuming," Young told us.

Philadelphia-Based Gallery, Bluestone Fine Art, Joins The Hamptons Virtual Art Fair With Impressive Line-Up of Artists

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "I am most excited to share our exhibition to the virtual art collector, as this is the way of the future," said Bluestone Fine Art Gallery Owner, Pamela A. Regan.

12th Annual Westhampton Beach Festival Of The Arts To Take Place Over Labor Day Weekend

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Our fine art festival always has been and always will be about the beauty and creativity of artisans," Ron Mellott explained.

INTERVIEW: Artist Robert Longo On "All For The Hall," A Guild Hall Benefit Exhibition, The Importance Of The East Hampton Multidisciplinary Center And More

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Guild Hall has been a significant fixture of the East End for nearly 90 years. It is a critical cultural institution that provides art, theater, classes, and programs. It is essential to the community," Longo told us.

Market Art + Design 2020 Goes Virtual For Its 10th Edition

by Shakir Philippe
In the Galleries - "Market Art + Design has long been known as an important cultural moment for the Hamptons summer season," explained Kelly Freeman. "This year's fair will see the continuation of this celebration with a much wider reach."

Lindsay Morris' "A Small Taste Of Freedom" To Explore Students' Lives During The Pandemic

by Gabrielle Topping
In the Galleries - "I am awake at 8am to the sound of my little brother reciting the pledge. I teach him first then myself," Kathleen Berrezueta reflected.

Southampton Arts Center To Host The Collectors Art Sale Fundraising Benefit Event

by Gabrielle Topping
In the Galleries - "We are so humbled by the magnanimous generosity that has resulted in a fundraising exhibition that will highlight well over 70 works from emerging to established artists," said Simone Levinson, Founding Co-Chair, Board of Directors. "This event captures the spirit of Southampton Arts Center as we continue to be an economic driver for the village while building bridges throughout our community."

Virtual Music For Montauk Concert To Feature The Overlook Quartet

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "We hope people make it an event...picnic, wine, lawn chairs, as they usually do...and share the amazing musical experience with their friends!" Lilah Gosman, Music for Montauk Co-Founder, expressed.

INTERVIEW: Yitong Wang, Tong Art Advisory Founder, On "Open Air" In The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "We noticed that while there was a lot of energy behind blue chip gallery exposure in East Hampton, there was a significant gap in exhibitions focusing on emerging and mid-career artists," Wang told us.

Beyoncé Secretly Filmed Scenes From Disney+'s "Black Is King" At East Hampton's Guild Hall

by Shakir Philippe
On The Screen - "Ugo Rondinone's visually arresting exhibition at Guild Hall caught the eye of Beyoncé and her team because of Rondinone's 'sun sculptures' (golden rings) and the thematic relationship to the cycle of life in The Lion King," Andrea Grover noted.

INTERVIEW: Artist Steve Alpert On Opening His Home Studio For One-Day Art Exhibition In Support Of Quogue Wildlife Refuge

by T.J. Clemente
In the Galleries - "We live about four tenths of a mile from the Quogue Wildlife Refuge. From our backyard, my wife Dorothy and I see part of it. Through the years, my wife, Dorothy, and I have been hiking there hundreds of times," Alpert told us.

Parrish Art Museum And Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center To Host Black Film Festival

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "The Festival is an opportunity to shed light on different cultures and their life experiences. The only way that we are going to come together is to learn more about each other and to spend time with each other," Bonnie Michelle Cannon noted.

Shelter Island-Based Educational Farm Makes Cameo In Beyoncé's "Black Is King"

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "With this visual album, I wanted to present elements of Black history and African tradition, with a modern twist and a universal message, and what it truly means to find your self-identity and build a legacy," Beyoncé explained.

INTERVIEW: Actor Maulik Pancholy On Guild Hall's "The Pack" Benefit, The "30 Rock" Reunion, Act To Change And More

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "We've obviously been in touch over the years on a personal level, but getting to read a script and see people fall back into these roles, it was thrilling," Pancholy told us about the "30 Rock" reunion.

The Neo-Political Cowgirls Presents Andromeda's Sisters Arts and Advocacy Forum - Timely Two-Day Event

by Eileen Casey
Performing Arts - "We are looking through the dirt-smudged glasses these days in order to find our common humanity. And there's something quite divine in that action," Kate Mueth told us.

Parrish Art Museum To Reopen Its Galleries On August 7

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "We are all looking forward to our reopening on August 7 and welcoming visitors once again to enjoy the Parrish galleries," said Alicia G. Longwell. "The three special exhibitions will feature new perspectives on Parrish collection artists Fairfield Porter, Jackie Black, and Lucien Smith."

INTERVIEW: Dennis Fabiszak, East Hampton Library Executive Director, On The Digital "Authors Night" Edition, Library Programming, Reopening And More

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "They're really intimate. We really want people that are attending to feel like they're able to ask questions and have some interaction," Fabiszak told us about this year's event.

Bay Street Theater's Outdoor Patio Opens With Live Music By Local Musicians

by Shakir Philippe
Live Music View - "We've worked really hard these past weeks to make the space safe for our patrons and artists, and we're thrilled to be able to invite local musicians to perform live once again in a clean and controlled setting," Michael Pintauro noted.

INTERVIEW: WLIW-FM/WLIW21 Vice President & General Manager, Diane Masciale, On The New 88.3 WLIW-FM

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "We see the marriage of WLIW-FM and WLIW21 as an important step in securing the future of public broadcasting for the Long Island community," Masciale told us.

One Ocean Film Tour Set To Make A Splash In Southampton

by Gabrielle Topping
On The Screen - "The collective vision of the films is to protect our seas and share stories about people who have dedicated their lives to the ocean," Elyn Kronemeyer stated. "The evening highlights six ocean focused films that were chosen to educate and inspire audiences to find ways in which they can make decisions that will help keep our beaches clean and preserve our ocean waters."

INTERVIEW: Artist Katherine McMahon On "Free Clean Money"

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "The collaboration is a statement about privilege, consumerism, the circulation of money, and a rumination on economic empowerment," McMahon told us.

Love At The End: Collaborative Artwork Brings Black Lives Matter Montauk Movement Forward

by Eileen Casey
Art News - "Making this body of work has been a process to help me explain my prejudices, sadness, joy and hope to my son. How to hold all these truths at the same level and face the traumas that have been left behind for generations like myself," Frank Frances told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Marya Martin Discusses Bridgehampton Chamber Music's Virtual Festival

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "These five programs that we are doing will be quite lovely, the clarinet quintet by Mozart and then the interview with the soloist will be fascinating," Martin told us.

Sag Harbor Cinema's Drive-in Series Continues With "Thelma & Louise," "Stand by Me," "The Seven Year Itch" And More

by Shakir Philippe
On The Screen - The Sag Harbor Cinema's (SHC) Drive-in series continues at Havens Beach every Sunday night for the rest of the summer brought to the comfort of your car.

Introducing the Hamptons Virtual Art Fair VIP Sneak Preview

by Sponsored Guest Post By Hamptons Virtual Art Fair
In the Galleries - It's the widest range of hi-caliber curated artworks ever offered in the Hamptons, with over $100 million in art for sale

Eastville Community Historical Society Commemorating "The Age Of Allure" Opening And 35th Annual Fish Fry - The Take-Out Edition

by Lindsay Aitken
In the Galleries - "In these challenging times, to illustrate and emphasize the depth and diversity of our local history is more important than ever before. I hope I have done some justice to the Eastville community with this series of paintings," Sabina Streeter stated.

New York Academy Of Art's 2020 Hamptons Exhibition To Reflect Upon The Past And Look Towards The Future

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "2020 has already experienced seismic events that are shifting values and shaping our choices as citizens and as creators," David Kratz and Stephanie Roach noted. "Artists and writers are always the antennae of our society, all the more so at a time as challenging as this one."

BookHampton And Vendome Press Partner For "Summer To Summer: Houses By The Sea" World Central Kitchen Benefit

by Gabrielle Topping
The Bookshelf - "These promotions not only support these worthy non-profits but also encourage customers to support their local independent bookstore. It's a true win-win!" the BookHampton team shared.

South Etna Montauk Gallery To Premiere With "Painting Is Painting's Favorite Food: Art History As Muse"

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "By separating us from physical access to the trove of treasures we normally take for granted as accessible at museums and galleries, this unprecedented period of confinement has made us more aware of how much we feed on art history as part of our regular visual and intellectual diet," remarked Alison Gingeras.

Virtual Teeny Awards Ceremony Celebrates East End High School Theater

by Gabrielle Topping
Performing Arts - "The arts are so crucial, especially at a time like this. I think people forget that the arts are what we turn to when we need an escape or want to express ourselves," said Kasia Klimiuk, East End Arts Teeny Awards Coordinator.

INTERVIEW: Art Fair Veteran Rick Friedman On The Hamptons Virtual Art Fair, The VIP July Sneak Preview And More

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "With around $100 million in fine art available for acquisition, the preview will present a sample of what's to come with the fair's main event opening over Labor Day weekend," Friedman told us.

INTERVIEW: Literary Icon, James Patterson, Talks Recent Releases "Hawk" And "The Summer House" And Effervescent Career

by Sydney A. Braat
The Bookshelf - "To me, the most exciting aspect of this story is the glamour and history of the titular 'Summer House' itself. It's sort of an unexpected setting for a murder mystery, and one I'm sure readers in the Hamptons are familiar with. Hopefully it doesn't freak them out too much…" said Patterson.

INTERVIEW: Internationally Renowned Pop Artist, Nelson De La Nuez, Talks Creative Process And Summer Exhibitions At The White Room Gallery

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "The Hamptons is a city like no other and my work has always sold well there. The 'audience' gets me and the fun, yet sophisticated, tongue in cheek thought bubbles I have my characters speaking, as well as the luxury images that remind people of good times and positive outlooks," said De La Nuez.

INTERVIEW: Artist Robyn Blair Davidson On by robynblair - Her Whimsical Original Candy Art And More

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "I always want to create new pieces and push myself to try new things," Davidson told us. "Right now, I'm obsessed with vintage candy."

Catch Up On Summer Reading With Bedside Reading®

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "Being able to showcase established and new authors and our Hamptons partners is exciting," said Jane Ubell-Meyer.

Montauk Summer Outdoor Movie Series To Screen "The Rental," "Moana," "Gimme Shelter" And More

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "During this unprecedented time, we think it's important to still offer our communities a safe outdoor space where people can get together over art and culture and still feel connected," Dave Ceva noted.

"Show Time In Southampton" Drive-In Movie Series To Support The Fight Against Food Insecurity

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "AFTEE put together its Drive-In Movie series for several reasons: We all need a family night out and a safe way to come together for a bit of summer fun," Claudia Pilato noted. "And every ticket not only provides a space for a car, but a second space for sitting out side the car - safely distant from the next family."

INTERVIEW: Author Amity Gaige Pens New Novel "Sea Wife" About Family That Leaves Their Normal Life Behind & Sets Sail To Panama

by Sydney A. Braat
The Bookshelf - "First of all, I wanted to describe the drama and beauty of the sea. I loved writing about waves, wind, and weather. I'm also interested stories about risk-taking and adventure," said author Amity Gaige.

INTERVIEW: Marcia Milgrom Dodge On Bay Street's "Backstage With MMD: Random Notes & Anecdotes From Productions"

by T.J. Clemente
Art News - "Between 1999 and 2013 I did eight different productions at Bay Street. I thought it would be fun to do some mini-reunions with a couple of people from each of those shows," Milgrom Dodge told us.

INTERVIEW: Bernie Furshpan, NY Hysterical Society Executive Director, Joins Forces With Southampton Cultural Center To Launch Zoom Comedy Classes

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "Having a comedy skill set will help kids later in life, in interviews and making presentations," Bernie Furshpan, who has partnered with Southampton Cultural Center on Summer Zoom Comedy Classes for Kids, noted.

INTERVIEW: John Drew Theater Artistic Director Josh Gladstone On Working With Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin And Bob Balaban On "Same Time, Next Year"

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "Alec we know he's great, he delivers a funny, sharp performance, but we've never worked with Julianne Moore at Guild Hall in any capacity and she was a revelation," Gladstone told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Per Skarstedt On Skarstedt Gallery's New Hamptons Outpost

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "We've put together a strong collection of works that would have been shown in Basel, including works by Willem de Kooning, Eric Fischl, KAWS, Martin Kippenberger, Barbara Kruger, Albert Oehlen, Richard Prince, David Salle, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol, Rebecca Warren and Christopher Wool," Per Skarstedt told Hamptons.com.

Chinese Sculpturist, Ai WeiWei, Displaying Twelve Monumental Bronze Animal Heads At LongHouse Reserve Once Again

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "Ai's Zodiac series returns to Longhouse Reserve just when we need it most. How ironic that an artist who understands more than most about confinement would offer his provocative work now," reflected President of LongHouse Reserve, Dianne Benson.

HamptonsFilm Hosting Retrospective Mondays, Scary Wednesdays, And First-Run Fridays Drive-In Movie Series At Hayground School

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "We're delighted to partner with the Hayground School to be able to offer 11 screenings through July - mostly on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays," HamptonsFilm Executive Director Anne Chaisson told Hamptons.com.

Hamptons Gallery To Present Art Experienced In Isolation

by Lindsay Aitken
Art News - "As tough as these last few months may have been, I have noticed many instances where people are focusing more on what's right in front of them, being more attentive to their immediate existences. Alone Gallery is about that. I have noticed our visitors not taking their appointments or seeing art in person for granted."

"Point Break," "Moonrise Kingdom" And "Selena" To Screen During Hamptons Drive-In Movie Series

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "The light, the colors, the air, the heat, the smells, the sounds, the water, the adventure, the romance, the daydreams, the late nights, the everlasting memories, even the scorching asphalt…there is nothing like 'the feeling of summer.' And cinema has captured it so well in so many different ways," Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan said.

Hamptons-Based Library Hosting Summer-Long Drive-In Movie Series

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "During these trying times, the Westhampton Beach Free Library is constantly thinking outside the box to offer our patrons as many programs as possible," Danielle Waskiewicz, Library Director, noted.

Bespoke Pet Portraits To Support Hamptons-Based Animal Shelter

by Lindsay Aitken
Art News - "Fetch-A-Sketch was developed to benefit our shelter as well as local artists that were affected by the aftermath of COVID-19," Kate McEntee relayed. "A way to bring the community together while being socially distance."

Sotheby's Expands To East Hampton With Work By Andy Warhol, George Condo, Patek Philippe, Cartier, And More

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "The Hamptons have always been a popular setting for our clients, and we're excited to be able to show a selection of fine art and luxury goods in this new, curated lifestyle gallery," remarked David Schrader, Global Head of Private Sales.

INTERVIEW: Colette Lettieri On "The Moment" Returning To Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center

by Nicole Barylski
Main Articles - "I'm a perpetual student and I truly believe education is power, whether it's a cooking course, a long semester course or even a whole new degree," Lettieri told us.

Southampton Arts Center To Open On June 18

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "We have always wanted to highlight our beautiful grounds by installing artwork for the public to enjoy while taking advantage of the property, and it made perfect sense to pursue this now," Amy Kirwin said about a new Public Art Project.

Take A Walk On The Wild Side And Learn What's On The Horizon At This Hamptons Gallery

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Our Walk on the Wild Side exhibition is all about living life without limits. The artworks featured in this show are fun, fresh and a little spicy," Joi Jackson Perle relayed.

Hamptons Libraries Offering Curbside Pickup

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - If your summer reading goals have been lacking lately, getting your hands on riveting reads just got a lot easier - because many Hamptons and East End-based libraries are now offering curbside pickup.

East Hampton's LongHouse Reserve To Open On June 17

by Lindsay Aitken
Main Articles - "With all precautions in place, and with confidence that you — our adored audience and esteemed members — will observe the necessities of safe- distancing and face coverings, we welcome you back to LongHouse," Dianne Benson noted.

East End-Based Professional Theatrical Troupe Presenting Third Virtual Variety Show

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "Being able to bring performers together from across the country and being able to have audience members tune in from across the country to see their loved ones perform when they never could make our in person shows has been such a beautiful silver lining of COVID times productions!" Anita Boyer and Kasia Klimiuk said.

INTERVIEW: Thea Belle Flanzer And Friends Raising Money For Gateway Playhouse By Selling Face Coverings

by T.J. Clemente
Main Articles - "Around this time last year I started a charity called 'The Artist Alignment,' because I had a spinal surgery in October of 2018, and I wanted to find a way to give back to the hospital and surgeons who totally changed my life," Flanzer explained.

INTERVIEW: Anita Boyer Talks About Her Bay Street Theater "Tap Online Camp"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "This is going to be a fun class that is open to beginner-intermediate levels and will give some history, foundation and solid technique, as well as upbeat combos and improv opportunities to channel our musicality as tap dancers," Boyer told us.

INTERVIEW: Idoline Duke On "Art Apart" - An East Hampton Town-Wide Exhibition

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "I decided to stop trying to find some kind of message and deep meaning in what I was doing. This, like so many things about living and working in isolation, gave me so much freedom," artist Barbara Thomas expressed.

INTERVIEW: Corinne Erni On The Parrish Art Museum's "Artist Stories From The Pandemic"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "I I feel like it's really important that the Parrish is now here for its community, as a legacy but, also with what's going on right now and to be a hub to bring people together," Erni told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Actress, Musician, And Foster Care Advocate Jen Lilley On The #VoicesThatGive Contest, Her Latest Hallmark Project, Fostering, And More

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "We need music that's empowering. We need music that is uplifting and relatable and explores heartache, and then the triumph that you can face on the other side," Lilley told us about her new album.

INTERVIEW: Playwright And Actor Wade Dooley Talks About "Wednesdays With Wade," His Virtual Bay Street Workshop

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "This program has really been a highlight for me every week because I get to connect with 17 people who have some connection with Bay Street and we get to meet for an hour and be creative," Dooley told Hamptons.com.

Sag Harbor Cinema Drive-In Coming To Havens Beach

by Lindsay Aitken
On The Screen - "Who could have ever imagined that the road to the re-building and the re-opening of the Sag Harbor Cinema would have included a drive-in phase?" pondered SHC Artistic Director Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan.

INTERVIEW: Ashley Galvani Bell And Antón Armendariz Diaz On New Bay Street Online Class: "Introduction To The Joys Of Opera"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "We didn't know what to expect. It is so much more personal than I could ever imagine. I am so excited about this Zoom experience in the future," Galvani Bell told Hamptons.com.

"DNA Paintings," "Spring Break," And "Transparent" Among Gallery's Online Art Offerings

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "On a broader level, I'm fascinated by the way history evolves through the accumulation of actions and reactions—in the way complexities are built over time through the accidents that get baked in," Deborah Zlotsky noted.

Guild Hall Approaches 90th Year of the Arts and Redesigns Summer Programs to Adhere to Safety Guidelines

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "I am truly excited about the outdoor acoustic music, intimate theatrical performances, and temporary art installations and video projections that we are planning. I've no doubt this will be one of our most innovative seasons yet, as we approach 90 years of providing joy and relief through the arts," said Andrea Grover, Executive Director of Guild Hall.

@ Home Virtual Cinema To Feature "Shirley" Screening And Chat With Author Susan Merrell

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Shirley's work rides on the skin between imagined and real, seducing with its oddness and humble cracks until you can't tell if you're looking up the stairwell or into your own mouth. I felt strongly that this film needed to feel like a Shirley Jackson story," said Josephine Decker.

East End Musicians About To Bring Down The House In Support Of Local Food Pantries

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "It is the least we can do in light of those truly putting their lives in the line of fire, so to speak. An honor," Gene Casey, one of the headliners, told Hamptons.com.

Parrish Art Museum Presenting "Live From The Studio" And "Writing From Home"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Our first live-stream art workshop attracted more than 70 enthusiastic participants and many shared their work with us on Instagram," said Cara Conklin-Wingfield, Parrish Education Director. "We're so happy to be able to continue providing the community and our members with inspiring workshops that are free of charge or affordably priced."

Sag Harbor Cinema @Home To Host Lee Grant Double Bill, "Zombi Child" And "The Grey Fox"

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "One of the loveliest adventures of the year...director Phillip Borsos is able to make this a human story and still keep it exciting as an action picture," Roger Ebert said about The Grey Fox.

Second Our Virtual Variety Show To Be Held Over Memorial Day Weekend

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "We are so excited to be presenting our second virtual Variety Show," Anita Boyer and Kasia Klimiuk relayed. "Our first show had over 200 attendees and it was such a beautiful evening of art, love and community."

Drive-In "Raiders Of The Lost Ark" Screening To Take Place At Coopers Beach Over Memorial Day Weekend

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "After two months of isolating and separation we are delighted to host this drive-in movie and food drive as a nostalgic feel-good event to enjoy with family and friends, as we safely re-emerge from this tumultuous time together," Simone Levinson noted

INTERVIEW: Judy Carmichael On Her Hit YouTube "Lockdown Love" Videos

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "I love performing and connecting with a live audience, but this time away from concert performing has given me an opportunity to pursue other creative outlets and honor this time at home. I do miss the world, though," she told Hamptons.com.

East End-Based Artists Create Virtual "Wall Of Heroes"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "We released the images on our virtual 'Wall of Heroes' on our website so that everybody can enjoy them. Once the installation is taken down at the hospital, the images will be given to each of the persons that submitted the photographs," Monique Parsons noted.

Southampton Artists Association Presenting "Endless Summer" - The Organization's First "Virtual Show"

by T.J. Clemente
In the Galleries - "We have 50 artists participating and each is showing five pieces. Each artist gets a web page 'gallery' displaying images of their work along with a bio and contact info," Paul Dempsey noted.

"Down and Out in America," "Band of Outsiders," And "Our Mothers" Screening As Part Of Sag Harbor Cinema @Home

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Anna Karina's recent passing gives further relevance to the opportunity of screening 'Band of Outsiders,' one of my favorite collaborations between Godard and the great muse of the French New Wave," explained SHC Artistic Director Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan.

East Hampton Library's Long Island Collection "Item Of The Week:" A Weekly Connection To The Past

by T.J. Clemente
The Bookshelf - "This has been a very popular program and has been well received. Andrea Meyer, Head of the Long Island Collection, is doing a wonderful job with the Collection," Dennis Fabiszak shared.

INTERVIEW: Joanna Steidle Of @HamptonsDrone Talks Everything Drones

by T.J. Clemente
In the Galleries - "My dad and I have lived in Water Mill for over 50 years. We look at the drone video and shake our heads as we see new things we never knew existed, in places we have been driving by and passing all these years," Steidle said.

"PRIMAVERA!" To Feature Immersive 360° VR Experience

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "PRIMAVERA! is our spring version of our popular annual ZIMA! productions where myth crosses over with audience interaction and a deep dive into nature and theatricality," Kate Mueth shared.

INTERVIEW: Champion Surfer and Author Vicky Heldreich Durand on "Wave Woman: The Life and Struggles of a Surfing Pioneer"

by Alexandra Talty
The Bookshelf - "Her life reminds us that we can be so much more than we think. She thought she could do anything she wanted to - like getting in the glider when she'd only had 8 hours of flight instruction. And crashing it," Vicky Heldreich Durand told Hamptons.com.

"Now Showing" To Feature "Capital In The Twenty-First Century," "And Then We Danced," And "The Booksellers"

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "We are thrilled to showcase some incredible films in May's 'Now Showing' series that truly represent a wonderful range of current cinema for our audiences," David Nugent relayed.

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center Promotes Julienne Penza-Boone To Executive Director

by Nicole Barylski
Main Articles - "I am so honored to be named Executive Director of an institution that I cherish and feel so passionately about," Penza-Boone shared. "The current times are certainly strange and uncertain, but I am so confident in our community and steadfastly believe that WHBPAC's best days are ahead."

Statement From Stephen Talkhouse About Social Distancing And Their Future

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "Look for us to be doing some online events in the near future as soon as Phil and the crew learn how to 'zoom' and we look forward to seeing everyone in person once the time is right," Kraus told Hamptons.com.

Sag Harbor Cinema @ Home Debuts With Three Online Offerings

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "These titles reflect only a small portion of the films we'll be able to present once the Cinema is open," SHC artistic director Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan.

11th Annual "Hamptons Juried Art Show" To Be Held Online

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The artwork in Shades of Light encourages us to embrace the light within ourselves, and let it shine for all to see," Joi Jackson Perle noted.

HamptonsFilm's "Now Showing" Goes Virtual

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "We are thrilled to be able to continue our popular weekly series Now Showing," Anne Chaisson shared.

Jimmy Fallon And Alec Baldwin Champion East Hampton Food Pantry On "The Tonight Show"

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "The food issue is hitting the wall here. They've got more and more applicants that are going there for donations from the food pantry," Baldwin said.

Pollock-Krasner House And Study Center Offering Virtual Tours

by Nicole Barylski
Museum News - "During this uncertain time, people need to find creative ways to express their feelings," Joyce Raimondo explained.

Hamptons Doc Fest Debuts Weekly "Fest Favorite" Series

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "We plan to stay connected to our documentary fans no matter what," Jacqui Lofaro reflected.

Sag Harbor's Bay Street To-Go To Premiere With A Sip 'n' Sing Virtual Sing-Along

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "Viewers can expect a variety of tunes - Broadway, pop, standards - in this inaugural Virtual Cabaret and Sing-along," Valerie diLorenzo revealed.

Water Mill's Parrish Art Museum Is Virtually Open: Interactive Online Art Programs Now Available For The Family + Friday Nights Live!

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "If your family has enjoyed art workshops or Open Studios in the Museum, you'll love our weekly guides to art activities for six days of the week," said Assistant Education Director Jillian Bock.

WHBPAC Hosting Two-Day Virtual Arts Festival

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "While we may not be able to gather people in person, we can still fulfill our mission of bringing high quality arts experiences to our constituents - we just have to get creative!" Julienne Penza-Boone noted.

INTERVIEW: Matthew Conlon Discusses Being Otto Frank In "The Diary Of Anne Frank"

by T.J. Clemente
Art News - "In playing the only survivor of The Secret Annex, I felt obliged to 'leave it all on the field," Conlon told Hamptons.com.

How To Still Enjoy The East End Arts Scene - From The Comfort Of Your Own Home

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "We firmly believe that the arts provide the opportunities for inspiration, contemplation, and connection that feed our souls and raise our spirits. In challenging times, the arts are even more important," Terrie Sultan stated.

Nancy Atlas Live Streaming Concert This Weekend

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "I can't believe how badly I needed to be with you all. It was an eye opener and I felt much better after it," Atlas said about her first live stream.

John Melillo's Vietnam Journey Soon To Be Revisited In Multi-Media Show At SCC

by T.J. Clemente
In the Galleries - "It wasn't until years later that the negative effects of my service started to literally haunt me. It was the painting that opened that door back in my mind where the hidden suppressed fury was somehow stored and compartmentalized," Melillo told us.

The Hampton Theatre Company To Present Romantic Comedy "Sylvia" At Quogue Community Center

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "This romantic comedy is filled with hilarious and touching complications of empty nesters and their newly adopted dog," Terry Brennan shared.

Hamptons Theater Review: "Sherlock's Secret Life" Had Them Standing And Cheering At SCC On Opening Night

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - I can assure you this Sherlock Holmes production will be like no other one you have ever seen.

INTERVIEW: The Moondogs' Michael Schiano Excited About "The Beatles White Album" At Bay Street

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "It's been the toughest to date, but we are discovering magical things within the songs, things only seasoned musicians can appreciate," Schiano told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Steve Savage Talks Savage Pianos

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "You never know when we might just break out into a Backstreet Boys song or a requested popular show tune, done in our unique style," Savage told Hamptons.com.

1,000 East End Students To Present Work At Parrish Art Museum In 65th Year Of "Student Exhibition"

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "The Parrish looks forward to the enthusiasm for art making and the creativity expressed in the Student Exhibition every year. That energy is amplified this year by the Museum's sixth Artist-in-Residence with three artists selected for Artists Choose Artists," said Parrish Director, Terrie Sultan.

Juried Hamptons Exhibition To Explore "All The Places We Go"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The theme of this exhibit came from a desire to showcase the collective exploration of spirit whether it be a literal interpretation as in sitting atop a skyscraper to capture the perfect, albeit terrifying, photograph or symbolic with a look into the musings of an abstract painter or a humorous illustrator," Andrea McCafferty and Kat O'Neill relayed.

INTERVIEW: Musician Inda Eaton On Her Upcoming Bay Street Show, New Music, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "We're going to have a lot of vocals, we're going to have an expanded rhythm section with the percussion, and then the visual, we have some stunning visuals," Eaton told Hamptons.com.

Black And Sparrow Making Songwriters Share Debut - In Support Of Animal Rescue Fund Of The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "We hope that many will come out to hear their debut performance in our series - and I hope people will support this series that continues to give back to the community," Nancy Remkus said.

Hamptons Arts Network's THAW FEST To Feature A Month's Worth Of Hamptons Happenings

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "Under the direction of the legendary Mike Nichols, and featuring an ensemble cast including Meryl Streep, Cher and Kurt Russell, the film tells a story of courage following chemical technician and union labor activist Karen Silkwood on the crusade some suggest eventually cost her her life," HamptonsFilm Board of Directors Co-Chair Alec Baldwin shared.

Two-Day "Two Artists - Two Visions" Exhibition To Celebrate The Works Of Anne Sager And Lewis Zacks

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Each of these artists have left a fine legacy with their art, and with their involvement in the community," Arlene Bujese said.

INTERVIEW: Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer John Lodge Of The Moody Blues On His First Guitar, Rockabilly, Musical Inspirations, And More

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "I still enjoy going out and playing the music," the legendary rocker told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Iconic East End Radio Personality, Actor, And Play Producer, Bonnie Grice On "Sherlock's Secret Life"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "It's a rocking cast of East End stars familiar to SCC audiences. This going to be a real romp. Guaranteed to keep even the most rabid Sherlock fans on the edge of their seats," Grice told Hamptons.com.

Hamptons Authors' Weekend To Feature Cocktail Parties, Baking Demo, And More

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "The Bedside Reading themed weekend is a great way for visitors from near and far to experience the Hamptons' luxury B&Bs while meeting authors in unique events," Carol Covell shared.

East Hampton Historical Society To Host Smithsonian's Traveling Exhibition, "Water/Ways"

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "The Smithsonian's touring exhibition of Water/Ways is for everyone, as water is rudimentary to life as we know it. Everyone connects to water, as consumers, as advocates, in ritual connections, in historical context, and other personal ways. Our water story, is the world's water story…one that binds us, sustains us, and inspires us," said Maria Vann.

INTERVIEW: Joe Lauro Ready To Present His Hoodoo Loungers' "Soul Spectacular" At Bay Street

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "On this upcoming special evening, the band will present music digging deep into the roots of 1960s-70s classic Soul Music!" Joe Lauro told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Wayne Diamond, The True Diamond In The Adam Sandler Motion Picture, "Uncut Gems"

by T.J. Clemente
On The Screen - "Not like some protected people, Adam is a regular down to earth super, super individual," Diamond told Hamptons.com about his "Uncut Gems" co-star.

Joe Dante's "Matinee" Screening As Final "Here Comes The Cinema" Feature

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Joe Dante's passion for film as reflected in his very special blend of horror, subversive comedy and sharp political satire makes for very unique voice in American cinema," Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan said.

INTERVIEW: Filmmaker D.W. Young On His Film, "The Booksellers," The Rare Book World, And More

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Determining the price is an art and there's no set rules on it," D.W. Young told Hamptons.com.

Yearly Hamptons Winter Art Show To Highlight Works Of More Than 50 Local Artists

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Our shows are always well represented, and we will be introducing a number of new members who will be exhibiting with us for the first time," Paul Dempsey noted.

RJD Gallery Celebrates First Seasonal Opening With "A Time And A Place: Layers of Black History"

by Eileen Casey
In the Galleries - "None of the artists are Hamptons residents, however, each offers works that transcends just location," Joi Perle explained.

INTERVIEW: Stone Flower Co-Founder Hugo Santiago On The Santana Tribute Band, Upcoming Hamptons Show And More

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "When we first came up with the idea of a Santana band in the 1990's, we knew it was a good idea, but I have been amazed at how the music of Santana has a certain magic and energy that is timeless," Hugo Santiago told Hamptons.com.

"Dawson City: Frozen Time" Director Bill Morrison To Attend Hamptons Screening

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "'Film was born out of explosive,' Bill Morrison's film's wonderfully haunting opening line, is about nitrate's flammability as much as about the explosive power of cinema itself," reflected Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan.

INTERVIEW: Directors Lisa Barros D'Sa And Glenn Leyburn On Their Latest Film, "Ordinary Love," How Bono Helped Them Cast Liam Neeson, And More

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "When they met, I think they had an instant chemistry, I think they share a sense of humor, and an ease of the way they work," Leyburn told Hamptons.com about Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville.

INTERVIEW: A Talk With Paul Korman About Dr. K's Motown Revue At Bay Street Theater

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "I have concentrated on the Motown period of 1961-1969. I have kept the Motown sound true to its roots. With each and every performance, my goal is to transport the audience back to that great magical time in music," Korman explained.

Parrish Art Museum To Screen Daniel Traub's Ursula von Rydingsvard: Into Her Own

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "I'm delighted to welcome Ursula von Rydingsvard in person to talk about her life and art, and to present this visually stunning film that tells the deeply moving story of an extraordinary woman artist who has overcome so many obstacles—a perfect tribute to Valentine's Day and to celebrate passion, love, and persistence," said Corinne Erni, Senior Curator of ArtsReach and Special Projects.

INTERVIEW: Actor Nicole Ansari-Cox On Her Husband, Golden Globe Winner Brian Cox, Her First Big Break, Giving A Voice To The Voiceless, And More

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "Brian has worked so hard in his career. For me, this was long due," Nicole Ansari-Cox told us about husband Brian Cox's Golden Globe win.

Make A Valentine's Day Date With This Hamptons-Based Arts Center

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "This is the 3rd night of storytelling since kicking off the program last spring," Amy Kirwin, Southampton Arts Center Artistic Director, relayed. "We have presented stories about 'firsts' and 'secrets,' so it is fitting to hear tales of love on Valentine's Day."

INTERVIEW: Comedian Andrina Wekontash Smith On Growing Up In The Hamptons, Headlining At The Ellen Hermanson Foundation's Tickled Pink, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "Sometimes the most important impacts are those that can happen locally, that can happen in communities where we can see the changes implemented, and we can most certainly see the changes and effects of Julie's and The Ellen Hermanson Foundation's presence on the East End," Andrina Wekontash Smith said.

HamptonsFilm To Host "The Mission" Screening With Alec Baldwin

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Director Roland Joffé gave us some great films (The Killing Fields, Fat Man and Little Boy) but The Mission is his magnum opus," Alec Baldwin reflected.

Inda Eaton Headlining Annual Songwriters Share In Support Of Project MOST

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "She brings a joy of music and wonderful insights into life which charm audiences everywhere!" Nancy Remkus said about Eaton.

Peter Bogdanovich's "The Last Picture Show" To Screen As Part Of "Here Comes The Cinema!" - With Ed Burns Post Film Conversation

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "The Last Picture Show speaks to the heart of Ed Burns' own cinematic universe and its poetic attraction towards small, suburban communities. I was thrilled when Ed accepted to appear as a speaker for our series, and even more that he chose this film," said Sag Harbor Cinema's Artistic Director Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan.

INTERVIEW: Amy Kirwin On Southampton Arts Center's "TAKEOVER! Artists In Residence"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The key was to find artists at varying levels of their career, in different styles and mediums," Kirwin told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Author Christie Leigh Babirad On Finding Inspiration In The Hamptons, "As The Winds Change," And More

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "I think that my goal with this book was to be vulnerable and to express the main character, April, all of her emotions," Babirad told Hamptons.com.

Second Annual Hamptons "Connections" Exhibition To Feature Over Ten Artists

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "As new connections are made each year, this has become an annual event, through the generosity of Kathryn Markel who lends her gallery for this show," Arlene Bujese noted. "There are continual discoveries as one looks around during the year."

Edward Sedgwick's "The Cameraman" To Screen As Part Of "Here Comes The Cinema!"

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Good laugh picture with Buster Keaton," Variety said about the film in a review. "The same old stencil about a boob that does everything wrong and cashes in finally through sheer accident."

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center Screening Oscars® Shorts And Marilyn Monroe Classic

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "A funny film with an odd flavour of humour," a 1959 The Guardian review said of the Billy Wilder film.

16th Annual "Love & Passion" To Return To The Site Where The Hamptons Exhibition Launched

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "I am so excited to have this year's 16th Annual Love & Passion show back at its original viewing location, Ashawagh Hall," Karyn Mannix shared. "This is a much larger venue and works by approximately 80 plus artists will be on view. And a full weekend of is planned!"

East End Theater Review: "Admissions" Is A Successful Lit Stick Of Dynamite Of A Comedy

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - What I love about the Hampton Theatre Company is that every production they produce is of Broadway quality.

LTV Hosting Back To Back Programming Open To The Public

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "Our community is rich in storytellers, and we are fortunate to have such unique voices bring their talent and tales to LTV -- where we can share, and connect creatively," noted Creative Director, Angela LaGreca, who will host.

Marion Cajori And Amei Wallach's "Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress And The Tangerine" Screening In The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "I'm delighted to continue our partnership with Hamptons Doc Fest and to kick off the season, which focuses on women artists, with Louise Bourgeois who was hugely influential and galvanized so many women artists who came after her," said Corinne Erni.

Dr. Sara Cochran Selected As The Church's Executive Director And Chief Curator

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "Since its beginning in the 18th century, Sag Harbor has had a unique global focus. It has had an extraordinary tradition of creativity and innovation, from whaling to watch making, as well as in the visual arts, writing and music," Dr. Sara Cochran said.

Ken Krantz, Sergio Chicon, And Dawn B Headlining First All Star Stand-Up Comedy Show Of 2020

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "It's gonna be a killer show. Sergio, Dawn, and Ken are all amazing performers and top notch writers," Joseph Vecsey said. "You're missing a great show of you miss this one."

The Neo-Political Cowgirls Hosting Screening For Girls' Gaze Film Program

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "This program has an outcome of short films, but the PROCESS is where we apply the focus and primary meaning," Kate Mueth said. "To understand that HOW we maneuver through our lives is possibly even more important than the places we reach is, we find, highly helpful in helping youth (and adults!) to thrive, to be happy, and to feel enriched on a very deep level."

The White Room Gallery Embraces The Season With Upcoming Exhibition "Winter Blues"

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "Blue is considered beneficial to the mind and the body. It slows human metabolism and produces a calming effect. In many cultures blue is believed to bring peace and keep bad spirits at bay," Andrea McCafferty and Kat O'Neill noted.

Hamptons Theater Review: Edward Albee's "A Delicate Balance" Opens To A Standing Ovation At SCC

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - Albee's writing is brilliant, however it was the combined skills and talents of the director and cast that launches this production into a must-see category.

Brooklyn's Damn Tall Buildings Headlining Annual Sylvester Manor Bluegrass Show

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "From infectious spirit to their churning rhythm section to their tight - but not too polished - harmonies, Damn Tall Buildings brings energetic fun to every performance!" Alice Clark said about the band.

Drawdown East End Film Festival: Films And Forums For Climate Health

by Eileen Casey
On The Screen - Solutions to climate health focused on the East End include "Showing how our community can positively impact and increase our chances for a healthy planet" by meeting with others to discuss initiatives "in conversational forums that are well versed in [our three initiatives] regarding Plant-Based Diet, Regenerative Practices (land and sea), and Reducing Food Waste," and "how these strategies can create a healthy climate right here in our home towns as well as around the world," relayed Hawken.

Hamptons-Based Gallery Hosting Solo Exhibitions Highlighting Christa Maiwald, Carl Scorza, And Stephanie Brody-Lederman

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "All three artists have ties to the local community," Sara Nightingale explained. "I think the combined exhibitions will provide a lot of variety, and hopefully there will be something for everyone to enjoy."

Joshua Harmon's "Admissions" Set To Premiere At Quogue Community Hall

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "Admissions is a hilarious and provocative drama by Joshua Harmon," Terry Brennan, Hampton Theatre Company General Manager, relayed.

"Here Comes The Cinema!" Continues With Peter Bogdanovich's "Targets"

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "It's fascinating to watch [Boris] Karloff. Like Spencer Tracy in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, he brings an extra dimension to his character: The role bears some resemblance to real life," Roger Ebert said about the Target star in a film review.

INTERVIEW: Michele Dragonetti On Her "Boat Hull" Series, East End Inspiration, "A Night Out With" Event, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "These abstract photos are my specific vision of Montauk - of the fishing or leisure vessels that are so much a part of Montauk," Dragonetti told Hamptons.com. "They are portraits of the community."

"Viewpoints" At The Watermill Center To Kick-off With Andrina Wekontash Smith

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - The Watermill Center's year-round conversation series that delves into creative topics essential to the contemporary moment.

Preston Sturges' "Sullivan's Travels" Screening As Part Of "Here Comes The Cinema"

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Delicious Hollywood satire, brilliant screwball, a somber portrait of the Great Depression and an ode to the mighty power of comedy itself, Sullivan's Travel's is virtually a perfect film," SHC's Artistic Director Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan noted.

Lillian Ball's "Sanctuary" To Show At The Parrish Art Museum

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "I'm delighted to present this film that shows how the struggle to preserve the environment is universal, and I'm hoping that it resonates with our audience in an area where parallels to over-development threatening nature could be drawn," said Corinne Erni, Senior Curator of ArtsReach and Special Projects.

Points East Kicking Off 2020 Songwriters Share Concert Series

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "This is an opportunity to sit and listen to every word the musicians are singing and every note they are playing. There is something magical about that - and I must say that many of the musicians say that this is their favorite venue - a place to be heard," Nancy Remkus shared.

INTERVIEW: Director Joan M. Lyons On Center Stage's Presentation Of Edward Albee's "A Delicate Balance"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "There are a lot of lessons about lost opportunities and fear in this show that people can take home, because it has more than just entertainment possibilities," Joan M Lyons told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Musician Nancy Atlas On The Nancy Atlas Project's 7th "Fireside Sessions" Season At Bay Street

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "Over the years the Fireside Sessions have evolved into shows that goes beyond my music. We fly in great unique musicians I have had the fortune to meet, play with and admire over the years," Atlas told us.

INTERVIEW: Photographer Eric Meola On Chasing Storm For "Fierce Beauty: Storms Of The Great Plains," Working With Bruce Springsteen, And More

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "My first trip was in 2013, and I had no idea what I was getting into, but it turned out to be a spectacular season for tornadoes, and lightning," Meola told us about his initiation into storm chasing.

Annual New Year's Laughin' Eve Comedy Spectaculars To Take Over Four Long Island Venues

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "Our goal is to bring more laughter & fun to Long Islanders! As always, for our New Year's Eve shows we're bringing out our most requested comedians that our fans have seen as part of our Summer Comedy Festival Tour," Paul Anthony noted.

Your Final Chances To Enjoy The Spectacular Sounds Of The Seasons

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - If listening to cherished seasonal songs leaves you feeling warm and fuzzy, don't miss these shows.

Sag Harbor Cinema: Iconic Theater Reopening Highly Anticipated

by Eileen Casey
Art News - "We are looking forward to opening our doors in the Spring with a big premiere and lots of fun events, not to mention a jam packed weekend of films for everyone. We cannot wait to show everyone our beautiful, re-designed cinema and bring back movies to Sag Harbor," Gillian Gordan relayed.

INTERVIEW: Studio 3's Founder Diane Shumway On "Mixed Nuts," A Holiday Classic With An "Alice In Wonderland" Twist

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "'Alice in Wonderland' is very similar to 'The Nutcracker' with the evil Red Queen… you think the story of 'Alice in Wonderland' is nothing like 'The Nutcracker,' but for some reason it lines up really well and works," Shumway told us.

Sag Harbor Cinema's "Here Comes The Cinema!" Premiering With Giuseppe Tornatore's "Cinema Paradiso"

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "Whether it's a scene or an entire film, cinemas and the movie going experience have been at the heart of so many movies…It seemed a natural theme for this last pre-opening series; and also a good way to acknowledge the extraordinary collective effort that made possible the rebuild of the Sag Harbor Cinema," Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan relayed.

Where To See A Live Holiday Performance On The East End

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - If the holidays aren't complete without seeing a festive live production, you have several options in the Hamptons.

INTERVIEW: Jacqui Lofaro On The 2019 Hamptons Doc Fest, The Many Local Ties Of This Year's Festival, And More

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "The films really run the gamut, which is why programming is always such a challenge for us because there's so many really good films," Lofaro told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Filmmaker Jill Campbell On "Seat 20D," Persevering Through Tragedy, Premiering At Hamptons Doc Fest, And More

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "I think it's really important for us to mourn with these characters and I think that every time we have a terrorist, mass killing anywhere in the world, we all die a little bit," Campbell told Hamptons.com.

Clara, The Nutcracker Prince, And Mouse King To Make An Appearance In The Hamptons This Weekend

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "Join us for this very special holiday performance where angels, snowflakes and flowers dance and Clara saves the Nutcracker Prince from the evil Mouse King," Sara Jo Strickland encouraged.

Choral Society Of The Hamptons' "'Tis The Season" Concerts To Feature "Dancing: Variations" World Premiere

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "Kathryn Levy's beautiful and thoughtful poem evokes so many ideas about art and imagination. I'm honored to have had the opportunity to set it to music for the Choral Society," David Brandenburg noted about a special piece featured in "'Tis The Season."

South Fork Performing Arts At Southampton Cultural Center Presenting Both "Frozen Jr." And "Freaky Friday" In December

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "Both shows, in partnership with SCC, use black boxes theatre styles and techniques to showcase our talented student actors and allow the audience to use their imaginations to enter the world of the play," Tamara Salkin shared.

Tripoli Gallery To End One Year And Start The Next With "What Have We Done?"

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "The art history out here is incredible, and we want to keep on adding to it as we continue to blaze into the 21st century," Tripoli Patterson concluded.

"Breath" And Family Films: 2019 New York International Children's Film Festival To Screen At Hamptons-Based Museum Over Thanksgiving Weekend

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "I am pleased to continue the Parrish's tradition to screen a surf movie over the Thanksgiving holiday, which resonates with our surfing community as well as those who just love the thrill of watching it," Corinne Erni reflected.

Wamponamon Masonic Music Series Coming Back To Sag Harbor

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "The performers have been a big asset to the series, because they see this as a way to contribute to the community," Anthony Lombardo shared.

Artist Marina Adams To Present Colorful Work At Madoo Conservancy Through The End Of Year

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "Viewing her work is like being in the passenger seat next to a driver who knows how to take the road with supreme dexterity and implicit attentiveness; you feel safe at any speed," said Barry Schwabsky, Artforum.

"Artists Choose Artists" Gallery Talks To Premiere With Ralph Gibson, Tria Giovan, And Thomas Hoepker

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "I am delighted to start the series of 'Artists Choose Artists' gallery talks with this illustrious group of photographers from different generations, whose images range from photojournalism to the surreal and narrative," said Corinne Erni.

Hamptons Theater Review: "A Raisin In The Sun" At Bay Street Theater

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - A Raisin in the Sun is an explosive fireball of drama that left the audience standing and cheering as one.

INTERVIEW: Anita Boyer And Kasia Klimiuk Talk "1001 Galactic Nights," Our Fabulous Variety Show's 25th Production

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "Our productions foster creativity, teamwork and blend together multi-generational artists who are at various levels in their performing arts expertise," Kasia Klimiuk shared.

Hamptons-Based Gallery Enlists Local Artists To Co-Curate "As The Crow Flies"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The exhibition is intended to parallel the Parrish Art Museum's 'Artists Choose Artists' show, which opened last weekend," Sara Nightingale explained. "The parameters were that the artists had to be local and had to be people who had never shown at the gallery before."

A "Magic Holiday Music" Experience Coming To The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "A perfect blending of the three arts - each one expressing the other," Romany Kramoris said.

INTERVIEW: Rising Theater Star Scout Whiting Talks Taking On The Iconic Role Of "Annie"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "There are so many different things that excite me about playing 'Annie' - it is so much fun being able to sing these incredible, emotional, famous songs that everyone recognizes and loves," Whiting told Hamptons.com.

Final Southampton Arts Center Exhibitions Of The Season To Boast Over 150 Works

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Solar Impressions and International Masters is perhaps the largest and most significant printmaking adventure to ever happen on Long Island," Dan Welden reflected.

INTERVIEW: Bay Street Co-Founder Emma Walton Hamilton On Collaborating With Mom Julie Andrews, The Importance Of Cultural Centers, And More

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "I feel enormously privileged and honored to be able to help her bring her story to light in this way," Walton Hamilton told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Director Lydia Fort On Bringing "A Raisin In The Sun" To Bay Street And More

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "Dreams are a huge important thing for me and I hope that is something we can really highlight in this production, what it is to have a dream and to feel like you can never attain it," Fort said was important to convey.

karyn mannix contemporary Hosting Open Call For Annual "Love & Passion"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "This will be a full blown version of Love & Passion with music and LOVE LETTER readings," Karyn Mannix shared.

INTERVIEW: Marlon Wayans On The Fate Of The "White Chicks" Sequel, Growing Up In The Wayans Family, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "I probably wouldn't be the artist I am if I hadn't spent the amount of time I have with each sibling," Wayans told us about collaborating with his famous family members.

Stony Brook Southampton Hosting David Rakoff Tribute In Honor Of Namesake Studio Opening

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "David's presence as a writer, teacher, and friend made a powerful and lasting impression on us, just as it has with so many others," Robert Reeves relayed.

Help Bonnie Grice Bring Sherlock Holmes' Secret To The SCC Stage

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "After being influenced by Robert Downey Jr.'s rendition of the character of Sherlock Holmes in the films, I searched and read many scripts, but there is a certain something special about Ed Lange's script," Grice told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Fine Arts Photographers James Slezak And Paul Dempsey Discuss Southampton Artists Association's Fall Show

by T.J. Clemente
In the Galleries - "We are a local non for profit, for people who want to show their work, we're not competitive and it's nice," James Slezak noted.

Leah Bonnema And Ian Fidance Headlining Hamptons All Star Comedy Show

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "As we approach our 10th year anniversary of All Star Comedy, the shows get better and better," comedian Joseph Vecsey shared.

"Los Reyes" To Kick-off November Film Screenings At WHBPAC

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "An extraordinary film. Wonderful. Full of striking compositions that make the ordinary beautiful," Jonathan Romney said about Los Reyes.

Two-Day "A-B-C" Exhibition To Highlight Trio Of Artists

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "I paint from being in the ocean and what I perceive on my way there," Bobby Lurie reflected. "I am always on my way there."

Parrish Art Museum And Sag Harbor Cinema Present "Saw" For Their First Collaboration

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "I'm thrilled to collaborate with Sag Harbor Cinema to present such an intriguing program by contemporary artists who are also filmmakers," said Corinne Erni, Senior Curator of ArtsReach and Special Projects. "Their cinematic exploration represents another dimension that allows new insights into their art practice for our audiences."

East End Theater Review: There's No Mystery - "Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery" Is A Winner In Quogue

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - I am guessing this is a show you can see a few times and catch a new comedic nuisance you may have missed beforehand.

INTERVIEW: The Sixties Show Founder Craig O'Keefe On "The Greatest 1960s Musical Re-Creation Show On Earth," The Band's Hamptons Return, And More

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "We have added some tunes that weren't in last year's show. We really don't play the smaller venues like Bay Street anymore, but we love Bay Street's audiences and going out to Sag Harbor," O'Keefe told Hamptons.com.

Hampton Theatre Company Presenting Ken Ludwig's "Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery"

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "Get your deerstalker cap on - the play's afoot! From the award winning mastermind of mayhem, Ken Ludwig, comes a fast-paced comedy about everyone's favorite detective solving his most notorious case," said Terry Brennan, General Manager of The Hampton Theatre Company.

INTERVIEW: Filmmaker Catherine Tambini On Documenting Dancing Dreams For "Perfectly Normal For Me"

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "It's just a really supportive and loving program," Tambini told us.

Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center Screening Errol Morris' "American Dharma"

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "Facing danger, square on, is usually the best course of action. Our country was plunged into chaos, or worse, in 2016. And Stephen K. Bannon was at the center of it. I feel that it is important to talk to him, to investigate him, and to understand his point of view," Morris noted.

INTERVIEW: "The Best Of Dorien B." Writer And Director Anke Blondé On Working With First-Time Actors, How An Identity Crisis Inspired The Film, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "I had this feeling that I had to step back and needed to reconsider the choices I made in my life and why I made the choices," Blondé told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Director Lesley Chilcott On Documenting The Life Of Captain Paul Watson For New Documentary, "Watson"

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "He's been on the ocean since he was 18. He's 68 now. This is the time to make a documentary about him," Chilcott told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: East Hampton's John Breen On His Film, "3 Days 2 Nights"

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Confronting this thing 40 years later was a traumatic thing for them," Breen told us about the film's subjects, Mark Godfrey and Andy Godfrey, who were the only survivors of a plane crash in 1974 that killed their parents and brother and sister.

INTERVIEW: Musician GE Smith On The Hamptons "Portraits" Series And More

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "It's just us up there playing live, talking music - who knows we may end up singing some song that comes up in conversation," Smith told us about the "Portraits" series.

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center Announces New "Sip" Series

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "We're so excited to offer not one but TWO Sip! Classes this fall," said Julienne Penza-Boone, Director of the Arts Academy and Teaching Artist of Sip and Speak. "For years we've been engaging young people in high quality arts education experiences, and now we hope to expand into providing the adults in our community with those opportunities as well!"

INTERVIEW: Mandeville Films And Television Co-Owner Todd Lieberman On Bringing Tom Harper's "The Aeronauts" Vision To Life, Reuniting Felicity Jones And Eddie Redmayne, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "They're both incredible performers in their own right and together they had obviously proven that as a combo they're an undeniable duo with undeniable chemistry," Lieberman told us about the film's stars, Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne.

The Miraculous Career Of Artist Mira Lehr

by Lee Fryd
In the Galleries - "It all plays together: the heavens above the holy garden," she told us. "In my panels, I reference the seven species of plants listed in Deuteronomy in the ancient gardens."

"The Two Popes," "Oliver Sacks: His Own Life," Trey Edward Shults, "A White, White Day," And Honored At Hamptons International Film Festival

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Filmgoers were captivated by the dynamic performances and historic moments in religious history of The Two Popes, the exploration of extraordinary neurologist and storyteller Oliver Sacks in Oliver Sacks: His Own Life, and the gripping recount of the terrifying wildfires in Butte County, California in Fire in Paradise," HamptonsFilm Artistic Director David Nugent relayed.

Hamptons Theater Review: Center Stage At Southampton Cultural Center's "The Little Mermaid"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - Folks go to musicals to be entertained and this SCC production of Disney's The Little Mermaid does just that.

Hamptons "Love, Loss And What I Wore" Production Being Presented In Observance Of Breast Cancer Awareness Month And National Mammography Day

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "I'm so pleased Valerie DiLorenzo continues to call women together to utilize theater for causes like this," Kate Mueth said. "It's all so very personal and when we fight hardship by creating beauty and with story telling, the communal results are myriad, powerful and rich."

INTERVIEW: Comedy Scene Veteran Lisa Lampanelli On "Fat Chance," Her Deeply Personal Show, Giving Up Insult Comedy, And More

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "I believe the more we want to help people, the more real one has to become. That was my reason for starting this show," Lampanelli told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Director Ebs Burnough On "The Capote Tapes," The Legacy Of Truman Capote, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "I think it's the literature, because the work is singular in the sense that we can now look and we can see so many things based on it," Burnough told Hamptons.com about Capote's legacy.

INTERVIEW: Director Ric Burns On "Oliver Sacks: His Own Life"

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "He was really the most classic square peg in a round hole, certainly that neurology had ever seen," Burns told Hamptons.com about Sacks.

INTERVIEW: Filmmaker Tom Dolby On "The Artist's Wife," Filming In The Hamptons, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "The winters were definitely a time of reflection and introspection, and that was where the setting for The Artist's Wife came to me," Dolby told us about setting his latest film in the Hamptons.

INTERVIEW: Filmmaker Mark Landsman On "Scandalous: The True Story Of The 'National Enquirer'"

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "It was like sitting down with a bunch of former spies," Landsman said about spending time with former National Enquirer staffers.

ArtRemsenburg To Extend Season With "Fall Into Winter"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "This is a special show that, we are confidant, will be an extension of our successful summer slate of art exhibits," reflected ArtRemsenburg committee member Paul Dempsey.

INTERVIEW: Filmmaker Elizabeth Sankey On "Romantic Comedy," The Rom Com Genre, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "I want people to fall in love with rom coms all over again, the way I did when I was making the film," Sankey told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Executive Director Anne Chaisson On The 2019 Hamptons International Film Festival Programming, Breakthrough Artists, Honorees, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "The films this year are either complete tearjerkers or films that educate you on something thoroughly that you really didn't understand or know about, or they're sort of white knuckled, hold on to the armrest because it's so thrilling," Chaisson told Hamptons.com.

Annual Hamptons "Mostly Abstract" Exhibition To Return Over Columbus Day Weekend

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Most of these artists have shown together for many years and they are all creating work that is a visceral and emotional response to the world, not a literal one," Beth Barry explained.

INTERVIEW: "Clemency" Star Aldis Hodge On Being Named A Breakthrough Artist, His 31-Year Acting Career, A Magnificent Morgan Freeman Moment, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "I want to become the kind of artist who I'm looking at myself in a role and I don't recognize who I am," Hodge told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Director Bethany Dellapolla Talks "The Little Mermaid" At Southampton Cultural Center

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "We will do all the numbers, and so many of those numbers are pure magic," Dellapolla told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Wanted DOA Lead Singer Rich Figurido About The Bon Jovi Tribute Band's First Bay Street Show And More

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "The show will include all the great Bon Jovi hits. I know it's going to be great," Figurido told Hamptons.com.

Parrish Art Museum Selects Bridgehampton Artist Laurie Lambrecht As Parrish Road Show Participant

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "My intention is to celebrate the garden of Bob Dash -- a place that continues to inspire and reflect his creativity," said Lambrecht.

INTERVIEW: Artist Eli Wilner On "Montauk Moments" And More

by T.J. Clemente
In the Galleries - "I like to think I was most influenced by Van Gogh and his brush stroke techniques and then on other days I am in full Jackson Pollock mode," he relayed.

INTERVIEW: Actress Abigail Hawk On Her Latest Role, Dr. Louise Pearce, Season 10 Of "Blue Bloods," The Cast's Camaraderie, A Unique Family Legacy And More

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "She, to me, is the epitome of what a strong woman is," Hawk told Hamptons.com about Dr. Louise Pearce.

Mick Thomas To Headline Westhampton Beach Brewing Co.'s Third Comedy Night

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "I'm excited to perform in the Hamptons. Sure summer is over and I'm going to freeze at the beach, but I can humblebrag to my friends I'm playing the Hamptons. Plus I'm from Ireland, so a brewery is where I feel most at home," Mick Thomas said.

Hamptons All Star Stand-Up Comedy Show Series To Pick Back Up With Sets From Greg Stone And Brendan Eyre

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "All Star Stand Up Comedy is back with a brand new line up at Bay Street theater," Joseph Vecsey noted. "Really excited that we are approaching our 10th year soon and people are coming to support live stand up comedy."

INTERVIEW: Judy Carmichael Talks About Her Life, Musical Experiences, "Let's Swing" At Bay Street, And More

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "Some artists have a process where they develop musically while others have an epiphany and that's what happened to me. I was very causal about the piano until I heard this Count Basie record," Carmichael told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Writer, Director, And Producer Grant S. Johnson On "Nighthawks"

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "While Chace [Crawford] had never played a role where he's insecure and doesn't really realize he's good looking - because, of course, Chace is always cast as very handsome, I always thought of him for it," Johnson told Hamptons.com.

Exclusive Performance At Parrish Art Museum To Showcase 18 Innovative Visual And Sound Artists From Around The World

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - "I am excited to bring OptoSonic Tea's sensory extravaganza out East to the Parrish," said Corinne Erni, Senior Curator of ArtsReach and Special Projects. "It is a collective experience of wonder that will allow visitors to interact with one other and the artists, and to literally see the Parrish in a new light."

Sag Harbor American Music Festival To Highlight Nearly 40 Performances

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "It's an incredible experience - being immersed in live music at every turn. Sag Harbor is a vibrant community and the festival really shines a spotlight on that," Kelly C. Dodds, Festival Founder, shared.

Bruce Springsteen Documentary, "The Aeronauts," "The Report" And More To Screen At Hamptons International Film Festival

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Highlighting the issues and causes that are most important to our community are of paramount importance to us," Anne Chaisson noted.

The Art Barge Taking On The Bulkhead Challenge In Support Of Vital Restoration Effort

by Nicole Barylski
Main Articles - "We still need to make it there through donations large and small! The Conways have promised another $25,000 once we meet the first goal, and the work will continue until we reach our ultimate goal of $100,000," Esperanza Leon expressed.

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' "Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am" To Open Hamptons Doc Fest's Fall Season

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "This documentary of her life, made by longtime friend Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, brings her back to us in wonderful ways. Morrison was, and remains, a natural treasure of American literature," Jacqui Lofaro noted.

"Waves" To Close Out 2019 Hamptons International Film Festival

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "We are elated to conclude our festival with Trey Edward Shults' WAVES, a beautiful drama of a family's love that will absolutely mesmerize our audiences," said David Nugent, Artistic Director of the Hamptons International Film Festival. "And with our Breakthrough Artist signature program, we are pleased to recognize the talent of Camila Morrone, Aldis Hodge, Lulu Wang, three artists whose work on the screen has been stunning."

INTERVIEW: Artist Mickey Paraskevas On His 40 Year Hamptons Retrospective And More

by T.J. Clemente
In the Galleries - When Paraskevas was asked what is the one exhibit he is most excited about, his answer was instantaneous, "The giant 12-foot inflatable Ferocious Beast! It's spectacular!"

30Squared To Present 5th Annual Group Art Exhibition

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Creating art involves a lot of time alone. For five years the 30Squared group has been a source of companionship in spirit and the shows a chance to celebrate our achievements," Mary Anne Bennet of Amagansett shared.

INTERVIEW: Dave Colwell Of Humble Pie On The Band's Hamptons Gig, His Musical Journey, Guitar Hero, And More

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "We will be playing reverence to the music of Humble Pie," Dave "Buckets" Colwell told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Southampton Cultural Center's Darren Ottati Talks "Broadway And Beyond: A Benefit Concert"

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "The show will be a mix of classic Broadway shows and some Cole Porter standards," Ottati relayed.

INTERVIEW: Ashley Bell And Andrew Bell On "Othello: The Opera & Play Enmeshed" At Bay Street

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "I wished to tell a story that had Shakespearean actors and opera singers. So we [Andrew and I] decided on 'Othello' because a lot of its themes are very relevant today," Ashely Bell told Hamptons.com.

Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman" Screening As HIFF Friday Centerpiece

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Our commitment to gender parity in storytelling continues to remain a priority in our programming," said Anne Chaisson, Executive Director of Hamptons International Film Festival. "For the second year in a row we are pleased to have a competition lineup that is 50% female and 50% male directed films, bringing a diverse array of stories and filmmaking."

Mountainfilm On Tour To Present Two Days Of Documentary Shorts In The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "This year's theme is EQUITY and the films were specially selected to shed light on inspiring people and important issues around the world," Elyn Kronemeyer noted.

Southampton Cultural Center Welcoming Voices Of Poetry - Muse Of Blues

by Ryan Lappe
Performing Arts - This event will feature a stellar array of poets - Jessica Greenbaum, Michael Klein, Eva Salzman & Neil Silberblatt - plus music by acclaimed vocalist/composer Christine Tobin.

INTERVIEW: Liliane Questel On The Rising Stars Piano Series At Southampton Cultural Center

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "The sounds of the piano touches all souls," Liliane Questel told us.

INTERVIEW: Michael Weiskopf Of The Complete Unknowns Dishes About Upcoming Bay Street Show

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "We have a basic song list, but we go with what we feel like playing for the audience," Weiskopf told us.

INTERVIEW: Artist Jason Yarmosky On "Lovers & Friends," Challenging Tribalism In Society, And More

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "It doesn't matter if the people in your life are there from the beginning of your journey to the final stop or if they ride along with you only briefly. What matters are the connections we make and what we learn from those relationships," Yarmosky told us.

Annual Hamptons Two-Day Festival Of The Arts To Take Place Over Labor Day Weekend

by Courtney File
In the Galleries - "Art is a connection arising between something created by another and yourself. You are the key ingredient in that interaction," Bill Kinney noted.

Mumford & Sons Headline Phenomenal SiriusXM And Pandora Concert At Stephen Talkhouse

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "This really is an honor to be in this room," lead singer Marcus Mumford told the crowd.

INTERVIEW: Artist Henry Richardson's Sculpted Glass Orbs Make Hamptons Traffic More Bearable

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "The message of my orbs on Montauk Highway is, 'Hey, there's positive energy and healing all around you, even in a traffic jam!'" Henry Richardson told us.

Interview: Esteemed Photographer And Artist Bonnie Lautenberg On Her Latest Series, Late Husband Senator Frank Lautenberg, An Andy Warhol Musical, And More

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "My life as an artist crossed paths with politics when I met my late husband, Senator Frank Lautenberg. He taught me the equivalent of a PhD in political science. At my core I am creative, but my journey with Frank enabled an intersection of art and politics that's become who I am," remarked Bonnie Lautenberg.

Hamptons International Film Festival To Open With Destin Daniel Cretton's "Just Mercy"

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Each of these films tell a unique, thrilling story and we are excited to share them with our passionate audiences out east, with a truly remarkable lineup of some of the year's most anticipated films, events and world premiere screenings," David Nugent noted.

Save The Waves Film Festival To Screen An Evening Of Surf Adventures

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "This year's eclectic program includes films highlighting surf cultures and personalities from Tofino to Tasmania," Trey Highton explained.

INTERVIEW: "Succession" Star Brian Cox On WordTheatre, Actors That Influenced His Career, And More

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "Supporting an organization that brings the love of the written word to people is gratifying," Cox told us.

ARC Fine Art Presenting End Of Summer Celebration And Thom Gilbert Book Signing

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The majority of the works on view reflect the undeniable lure of the sea and the striking natural topography of the East End," Adrienne Conzelman explained.

INTERVIEW: Filmmaker Rachel Mason On "Circus Of Books," Documenting Her Parents' Unique Story, The Now-Shuttered LGBT Epicenter And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "I think getting my mom's sense of why this was such a conflict and what her issues were is really what drives the story of the film," Mason told us.

The Bash At Mash: Festival Of Music, Love And Peace Man!

by Eileen Casey
Live Music View - According to Charlie Canavan, "I have worked on a number of events like this in the past, and when we heard the park needed to raise funds for swings and other equipment, it seemed like a great idea to throw a party there with a concert on the hill."

Nearly 100 Artists Taking Part In East End Hospice's Box Art Auction Benefit

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "This year, some 90 East End artists have contributed their time, talent and singular creativity to produce these unique works of portable art for this most worthy cause," noted Benefit Chair Arlene Bujese.

INTERVIEW: Isaac Mizrahi On The Hometown Bay Street Crowd, His Greatest Show Business Thrills, And More

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "They are smart. Sag Harbor is my home town, they [the Bay Street audience] are New Yorkers and Long Islanders, they are really smart and they are the ones who respond to my work the best," Mizrahi said about performing at Bay Street.

Interview: Lukas Rande Talks Klezmer Music And Mames Babegenush's Upcoming Hamptons Show

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "We have been playing for sixteen years. When we started out we were focused on traditional classical music. That changed when we were actually inspired by music that was recorded in New York over 100 years ago by the masters of Klezmer music," Rande told Hamptons.com.

Surf's Up In Montauk With Return Of Annual Women's Film Festival

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - Women's Surf Film Festival founder Davina Grincevicius says, "we're deeply grateful that the Women's Surf Film festival is returning to the Montauk Beach House. It's a base for New York's surf community and provides such a warm and welcoming home to present the work of artists seeking to highlight women's experiences within the surf world."

10th Annual Artists Of Shelter Island Open Studios Event To Feature 16 Stops

by Ryan Lappe
In the Galleries - "It is thrilling to be celebrating 10 years of ARTSI and our annual open studios event. Not much seems to have staying power anymore, so the fact that a group of local artists could come together and establish an organization and a community event that has remained popular for a decade is so gratifying," relayed Katherine Hammond.

INTERVIEW: Broadway Star John Lloyd Young On Meeting President Barack Obama, His First Live Bay Street Appearance, And More

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "I was privileged to meet with him a few times and do some work for him, too," John Lloyd Young said about President Barack Obama.

INTERVIEW: Show Biz Guru Cedering Fox About "Hearts Aflame" In The Hamptons

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "When the show begins, the audience will be greeted by twelve actors and a fantastic jazz trio lead by Musical Director Jonathan Mastro," Fox said of "Hearts Aflame."

INTERVIEW: Dr. Cynthia Smith On "Sea Of Shadows," The Harrowing Rescue Efforts To Save The Vaquita From Extinction, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "We're in a mass extinction event. So, we can't just fight for her, we have to fight for all of the animals that are in a similar position and recognize that this is a human induced mass extinction event," Dr. Cynthia Smith told Hamptons.com.

"Laws Not Jaws: Why Oceans Need Sharks" Comes To Montauk

by Courtney File
On The Screen - The main focus of the unique exhibition is Frank Mundus, a fisherman from Montauk and the inspiration for Jaws' Quinn.

INTERVIEW: Musician Joshua Radin On Headlining In The Hamptons, His New Album, "Here, Right Now," And More

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "The first song I wrote, I just felt like I had expressed myself more honestly in a three minute song than I did in any of the six screenplays I've written or the paintings I painted. It was incredibly cathartic," Radin told us.

INTERVIEW: Sheila Rogers And Dennis Fabiszak Dish About East Hampton Library's "Authors Night"

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "In one day, we raise more than 10 percent of our operating budget. That really helps us to provide free programming all year long at the Library," Fabiszak told us.

Hamptons Theater Review: "Annie Get Your Gun" Is A Winner At Bay Street

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - This show is everything you want to see when you go to see a live musical and perhaps even more.

INTERVIEW: Joyce Varvatos On Partnering With New York Academy Of Art For "Fellows: Past And Present"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Each artist has a very strong point of view with a unique way of conveying it," Varvatos told us.

INTERVIEW: Music Legends Pat Benatar And Neil Giraldo On Their First Encounter, "The Romeo And Juliet Project," Benatar's Long Island Roots, And More

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "He played one chord on the guitar and it was all over," Pat Benatar told us about meeting Neil Giraldo.

"Angel's Mice And Men" - A New Play By Long Island Playwright

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - Angel's Mice and Men is a full-length, one-act, romantic comedy that takes place on Long Island during the summer of 1992. Angel Ventura, or the Widow Ventura, as her sister, Gina, called her, had the whole month of July off from motherhood and teaching.

INTERVIEW: Pascal Rioult On Rioult Dance Company's Westhampton Beach Project Dance & Music Festival Performance And More

by Courtney File
Live Music View - "Merging my two cultures [French and American] … It has been described as American Modern Dance with a European touch. The work is always inspired by many other artistic influences edgy, yet elegant," Pascal Rioult told us.

INTERVIEW: LaChanze On "The Feeling Good Tour," Her Idol Diana Ross, The Hamptons, And More

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "In workshops we built the characters and I enjoyed helping by creating some of the words to the songs especially the song I'm Here," LaChanze said about The Color Purple.

INTERVIEW: Three Dog Night Founder Danny Hutton On Sneaking A Young Elton John Into A Sold Out Gig, Why The Band's Songs Still Resonate With Listeners, And More

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "I remember this gig we did in England when our first album was on the rise and we had given out all our complimentary tickets and then our friend Reggie wanted to get in, so we had him carry our equipment in pretending to be part of our crew, of course Reggie was Reggie Dwight who is now known as Elton John," Hutton told us.

INTERVIEW: Singer-Songwriter And Actor Ameliarose Allen On Her "American Idol" Journey, The Inaugural East Hampton TV Festival And More

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "I was completely shocked," Allen told us about when she audition for Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan and they all wanted her to go to Hollywood to compete on American Idol.

Hamptons Theater Review: "My Witch: The Margaret Hamilton Stories" Is Spellbinding

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - It's truly a conversational play with a woman perhaps defined by her twelve minutes of total screen time in The Wizard of Oz that has terrified almost every person who has ever viewed that epic movie.

Mumford & Sons To Follow In The Footsteps Of The Killers And Coldplay

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "We really value the beauty of connecting with smaller audiences and going back to our roots, and it's great to have the opportunity to do both of these things," said Mumford & Sons.

36th Annual Bridghampton Chamber Music Festival Launches 12-Concert Season In July

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "I'm particularly thrilled to present this summer's season," said BCMF Founder and Artistic Director Marya Martin. "In this uneasy moment in history, we have focused our energies on creating a dynamic summer of programming that reminds us both of the capacity for artists to create works of incredible beauty, and also how music and beliefs change over time."

Brian De Palma And Toni Ross To Be Honored During 2019 Hamptons International Film Festival

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Although he often worked with big stars and great writers, Brian is responsible for most of the excitement in his films," Alec Baldwin noted.

The Retreat To Show "Donna, Stronger Than Pretty" By Film Maker Jaret Martino

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "I am compelled to tell stories where women are the heroes who save themselves. 'Donna, Stronger Than Pretty' is an empowering film about the journey of a woman finding her voice. Women often must fight for social and economic equality. This was my mother's reality and the inspiration of "Donna, Stronger Than Pretty'," remarked Jaret Martino, Film Maker.

INTERVIEW: Roberto Rizzo On The Inaugural East Hampton TV Festival

by T.J. Clemente
On The Screen - "I love East Hampton very much! I love the arts and films; they are my passion," Mr. Rizzo told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Photographer Peter Lik On The Launch Of LIK Fine Art Hamptons, The Allure Of The East End, And More

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "One of the reasons I love New York is its incredibly diverse landscape. One day I'm staring in awe at some of the tallest skyscrapers in the world, and the next I am capturing a sweeping coastline on the eastern tip of Long Island. I have been blown away by New York since my first visit decades ago," Lik told us.

Intimate Hamptons Upstairs Art Fair To Highlight Over Ten Galleries

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "In years past it's been a thrill to see artists like Rashid Johnson and David Salle stop by the fair as well as curators from major New York institutions like The Whitney," Bill Powers noted. "That is very much a trajectory we hope to continue."

Emilia Kabakov And Ilya Kabakov Taking Part In Hamptons "Artist Speak"

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "Much like Mabel and Victor did, the Kabakovs believe in the transformative power of art and its ability to improve the individual and society," Esperanza Leon explained.

Hamptons Art In The Park To Feature Pieces From Over 40 Artists

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "There truly is something for everyone at this fine art show. It is a great time to come to the Village, stroll in our park and check out the Village restaurants," SAA Board member Danielle Leef explained.

Manhattan-Based Artist, Deborah Buck, Exhibits Work at Ille Arts Gallery in Amagansett

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "I do not set out with an intention; I show up to work. I set out on a journey, an adventure to let the process guide me on a treasure hunt," reflected Buck. "I formally push and pull the color and form until the work begins to reveal what it is that I want to talk about in each piece; that is the treasure. The act of painting is a beautiful ritual but to merge that dance with the succinctness of content is the trick."

INTERVIEW: Artist Leah Schrager On "Unprotected Specs" In Montauk And More

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "There are four new works that I made specifically with Montauk in mind...," Schrager told us.

INTERVIEW: Amanda Selwyn On Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre's Hamptons "Green Afternoon VII"

by Nicole Barylski
Main Articles - "Green Afternoon is a unique opportunity to experience dance in such a beautiful environment — it is not to be missed!" Selwyn told us.

2019 Market Art + Design To Bring Together Nearly 100 Galleries

by Ryan Lappe
In the Galleries - "The caliber of gallery is extremely high, and visitors to the Market Art + Design pavilion can expect to encounter truly world-class work," Kelly Freeman noted.

Nancy Atlas To Kick-Off Complimentary Hamptons Concerts In The Park Series

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "We are very excited about the lineup for the 34th season of Concerts in the Park," Kirsten Lonnie shared.

Hamptons Theater Review: The World Premiere Of "Safe Space" Earns A Standing Ovation At Bay Street

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - This is a powerful play with important messages about so many important issues of the day.

Interview: Devon Allman And Duane Betts Of The Allman Betts Band On Their Legendary Dads, Sharing A Stage, And More

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "One time after a show someone said my dad wanted to see me in the office. I thought I was in trouble. When I saw him, he told me how well I played and took off his gold Rolex watch and gave it to me," Devon fondly recalled.

INTERVIEW: Aced Gallery's Michael Cassiliano On The Hamptons' Market Art + Design And More

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - Aced Gallery is truly honored to represent such creative minds like Gregory Siff and Guy Stanley. Both of these artists pull inspiration from the greats like Basquiat and Warhol which will hit home for Hamptons collectors," Cassiliano told us.

Johannes Vogt Gallery's Annual "The Barn Show" To Premiere Over Fourth Of July Weekend

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Highlights this year include Gina Beavers whose spectacular exhibition is on view currently at MoMA PS 1, Derrick Adams who was just awarded the prestigious Rauschenberg Residency, as well as the East Coast premiere for Australian painter Madeleine Pfull," Vogt noted.

Comedian Joe Devito Headlining Hamptons Comedy Night

by Courtney File
Performing Arts - "We already have live music every week and we've been thinking of starting a live comedy night, so when the opportunity to have Joe Devito and a few of his friends presented itself, we couldn't pass it up," noted Kathleen Tedesco.

INTERVIEW: A Chat With Entertainment Legends Michael Tucker And Jill Eikenberry

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "It was her eyes," says Michael, "It was his voice," says Jill, but whatever it was, it surely was love because now so many years later their magic is still so visible when they perform.

Smithsonian-Recognized Artist David Datuna Launches Datuna Art Space

by Lee Fryd
In the Galleries - "We may be just starting, but we have a big space and big plans," David Datuna said about his Datuna Art Space.

Hamptons-Based Museum Highlights Vintage Whaling-themed Stamps And Postcards

by Ryan Lappe
In the Galleries - "The idea came to me when I was researching a local whaling adventure. A whale was caught of Amagansett in 1907," Richard Doctorow, the curator of the exhibit, explained.

East Hampton Historical Society To Host "Thomas Moran Discovers The American West"

by Courtney File
In the Galleries - "The significance of the Moran's and their role locally and nationally is of great importance to the world of art," said Maria Vann, "but in a broader sense because of Thomas Moran's role in the founding of our National Parks."

The Choral Society Presenting Two Summer Performances Highlighting Mozart

by Courtney File
Live Music View - The Choral Society of the Hamptons is presenting a duo of special shows fêting Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

INTERVIEW: John Sebastian A Cog In The Wheel Of The Greatest Musical Cultural Sea Change In The History Of Man

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "There is a song about taking a right on a rode to Brownsville, Tennessee, and one day I was driving Yank [Rachell] and he said, 'Take the right,' and I realized we were on the road to Brownsville in his song," Sebastian told us about a defining moments of his musical life.

Pianofest In The Hamptons To Host Concerts Throughout June, July, And August

by Courtney File
Live Music View - "Each Pianofest season presents a world of music in a dynamic format that shares the curiosity and background of works familiar and new, centered around the talents of the best young performers of today from around the world," Paul Schenly noted.

A "Mad Mix" Is Coming To The White Room

by Ryan Lappe
In the Galleries - "Mad Mix as an exhibit concept is a play off the informal definition of mad as in mad loaded or, in this case, very mixed work with 11 featured artists," shared The White Room co-owners and directors Andrea McCafferty and Kat O'Neill.

INTERVIEW: Filmmaker Alex Holmes On "Maiden," The Film's Subject, Tracy Edwards, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "It's a film about this group of women and how they came together to achieve something incredible," Holmes told Hamptons.com.

Lynn Blue Band, Joe Delia And The Thieves, Gene Casey, And More To Headline Free Concert Series On Montauk Village Green

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "You really can't beat laying down tunes in the sunset surrounded by families dancing or lazing in the grass," Joe Delia shared.

INTERVIEW: "National Geographic" Photographer Joel Sartore On Documenting The World's Wildlife, Conservation Through Art, And More

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "We try to realize that this might be the only chance this animal ever has to have its voice heard and have its story told and, and get people interested in it. That's a big responsibility, but it's one we really take pride in," Sartore told us.

INTERVIEW: Acting Teacher Gary Swanson On All Things Acting

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "In 1974 I sought out Lee Strasberg when I was on an NBC Soap called Somerset. I was untrained but strangely successful as a 'fake" actor,'" Swanson revealed to Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Lynn Blumenfeld On The Lynn Blue Band, The East End Music Scene And More

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "The history is epic. Just being on the same stage that Sting and Richie Havens and Coldplay and Suzanne Vega have played on gives me chills," Blumenfeld told us about playing at Stephen Talkhouse.

"Bodies Of Work" To Explore The Human Figure

by Courtney File
In the Galleries - "The human body endures as an iconic artistic expression and source of inspiration because of its ability to capture the complexity of the human condition and reflect our emotions, thoughts, dreams and nightmares," Setha Low noted.

"Summer Solstice," An Exhibition By Lizzie Gill, Now On Display In Montauk

by Courtney File
In the Galleries - "The exhibition Summer Solstice centers around that moment, on the longest day of the year, where you contemplate your past, present and future," Gill explained.

INTERVIEW: A Talk With Comedic Icon Robert Klein

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "I am older, but strangely I feel like I'm better at this profession than ever before," Klein told us.

INTERVIEW: Singer/Songwriter Matt Jaffe On His Latest LP, The Spirit Catches You, How Jerry Harrison Of Talking Heads Influenced His Career, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "I think Jerry choosing to work with me really became a defining moment," Jaffe reflected about Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads.

INTERVIEW: A Talk With Thomas Muse, Founder Of The Band Jettykoon

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "We don't want to dominate the mood of the beautiful setting sun, and the special conversations the folks are having, we want to augment the specialness," Muse said about the band's Montauket sets.

Bay Street Theater Receives Grant From NEA For "Literature Live!"

by Ryan Lappe
Performing Arts - "Many students have never seen live theater before, much less a professional production about a classic novel they read in school," Tracy Mitchell noted.

Don Lenzer Honors Sag Harbor Cinema With "Sag Noir" Project

by Ryan Lappe
In the Galleries - "Sag Noir has brought me more joy and satisfaction than I could have possibly dreamed. Out of destruction and loss came a lesson in generosity, kindness and community spirit," Lenzer reflected.

Notable Leading Ladies To Perform At Andromeda's Sister Gala Benefitting The Neo-Political Cowgirls

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "Andromeda's Sisters is The Neo-Political Cowgirls' version of a Gala. We'd like it to become an activating celebration, a chance for supporters to get closer to the work we do, to learn why we do it, and to feel the joy and celebration we share with audiences through our professional performance and education outreach," remarked Kate Mueth, Founder & CEO of The Neo-Political Cowgirls.

INTERVIEW: A Talk With Legend Tony Orlando

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "Frank Sinatra was the emcee and I was invited. There was Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney, real big stars. Frank Sinatra called out my name first. So I asked him, why my name first? Frank Sinatra asked, 'Who's the new kid on the block?' I said, 'I am,' and Frank replied, 'Well kid, we always take care of the new kid on the block," Orlando said was a defining moment.

INTERVIEW: A Chat With 60's Legend Peter Asher Of Peter & Gordon

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "He had to learn to sing my songs as I his. I think we do them quite well," Asher told us about joining forces with Jeremy Clyde.

Explore A History Of Three Cultures At Sylvester Manor

by Ryan Lappe
Main Articles - "Having the artifacts return to the Manor this year as well as the beginning of a new dig and the construction of a Native Wigwam on the property, is a way for us to honor and explore our past, telling the stories of all the people of Sylvester Manor as we move forward," Donnamarie Barnes noted.

The Art Carnival Offers A Vibrant East End Experience

by Ryan Lappe
Main Articles - "The Art Carnival is a significant art education program that we look forward to offering regularly to the community for years to come," Esperanza Leon shared.

INTERVIEW: Playwright And Actor Walker Vreeland Dishes On His Intimate One-Man Show, "From Ship To Shape," And More

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "My story is real, I am a living example, people seem to understand and relate… I am out there on a chair by myself…I love it," Walker Vreeland told Hamptons.com about From Ship to Shape.

"SummerDocs" To Feature "Maiden," "Cold Case Hammarskjöld" And "Circus Of Books"

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "We are proud of how the SummerDocs series has grown over the last 10 years," reflected HIFF Co-Chairman and SummerDocs series presenter Alec Baldwin.

Nancy Remkus And Daniel Koontz Headlining Final Songwriters Share Show

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "The final concert of the fifth annual Songwriters Share Concert Series will offer a lot of musical variety and an evening celebrating the conclusion of another successful year-in which we donated to six local charities," Remkus noted.

Hamptons Theater Review: "The Prompter" Opens Bay Street's Mainstage Season

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - Tovah Feldshuh is brilliant. Wade Dooley is sensational.

"Divine Intervention" To Support Community Cafe

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Our desire is to hold a free dinner, served with dignity, restaurant style, once a week for the community," revealed Reverend Karen Ann Campbell about the Community Cafe.

Hamptons Theater Review: "Private Lives," A Wonderful Success For Hamptons Theatre Company

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - Sometimes within the first few lines of a play you know this is going to be a good night.

Memorial Day Weekend Hamptons Art Show Openings

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "For this exhibit we wanted to start small to end big," Andrea McCafferty and Kat O'Neill said about All The Pieces.

Iconic Sag Harbor Sign To Be Re-Illuminated Over Holiday Weekend

by Nicole Barylski
Main Articles - "Initially we were thinking we could wait until the Cinema opened to light the sign, but Memorial Day weekend felt like the perfect opportunity to celebrate not only the start of summer, but how far we have come on this journey," Cinema Chair April Gornik reflected.

INTERVIEW: Tovah Feldshuh And Wade Dooley Talk "The Prompter" At Bay Street

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "She's a workhorse constantly bringing in new ideas. She is amazing at remembering lines too," Wade Dooley said about his The Prompter co-star, Tovah Feldshuh.

Montauk Music Festival Celebrating Tenth Anniversary With Over 400 Performances

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "We've enjoyed seeing Montauk's music scene grow, looking forward, I'm eager to see where this musical journey brings us and Montauk," Sue Giustino noted.

Our Fabulous Variety Show Presenting 5th Annual TAP

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "This show means so much to me, it's been a passion project for 5 years now and I'm so grateful for everything it has brought to me and my students," OFVS co-director, co-producer, and co-founder Anita Boyer noted.

The Art Barge Previewing Summer Programming During Founders Day

by Nicole Barylski
Main Articles - "To usher in what has been the first week of classes beginning in June for nearly sixty years, we celebrate Founders Day in honor of Mabel and Victor D'Amico, whose pioneering philosophies and practices in art education are not only at the core of our mission but have influenced generations of educators, students, and artists worldwide," Esperanza Leon, Administrative Coordinator, The Victor D'Amico Institute of Art / The Art Barge, shared.

"The New In Dynamic Abstraction" To Wrap Up With Reception And Demonstration

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The paint travels on its own behalf! I am a spectator, the hands on a spectator," the modernist colorist reflected.

Music For Montauk Launching Fifth Season With Complimentary Sybarite5 Concert

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "We are thrilled to have the astonishing Sybarite5 perform in Montauk… especially considering M4M's unique connections with members such as Angela Pickett, Sarah Whitney, and Laura Metcalf, and the music for Jessica Meyer," Lilah Gosman expressed.

Sylvester Manor Education Farm Continues Concert Series With Irresistible Melodies From Sam Reider and The Human Hands

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - RnR Magazine called the headliners a "staggeringly virtuosic band."

LTV Creative Salon Night Returns With Power House Acting, Musical Performances, And Local Tell-Alls

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "Well, if three's a charm then you are in for a treat with our third Creative Salon Night at LTV on Friday May 3rd. We are so encouraged that the Salon's nights at LTV are catching on and people are coming to them, and talking about them," remarked Angela LaGreca, LTV's Creative Director.

Hamptons International Film Festival Hosting Friday Evening Doc Screenings At Southampton Arts Center Throughout May

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "These documentaries offer a cinematic immersion into the world's best loved art, accompanied by insights from the world's leading historians and arts critics," Anne Chaisson

Musician Gene Casey Taking The Stage For The Turtles

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "Gene Casey - ten gallon hat - 20 gallon heart," Nancy Remkus said about the next Songwriters Share headliner.

Bay Street Theater Artistic Director Scott Schwartz Dishes About The Summer Season

by T.J. Clemente
Main Articles - "Our main objective is to stay in this space, we are very happy here," Scott Schwartz said about Bay Street's current venue.

Hamptons Theater Review: Yasmina Reza's "Art," Presented By Our Fabulous Variety Show

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - The laughs, the groans, the oh and ahs from the audience was total proof that the show was working and the audience was thoroughly engaged.

Chinese Pianist Yi-Nuo Wang Kicking Off 7th Annual Hamptons Salon Series

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The Museum strives to illuminate the creative process of artists in myriad disciplines, and the intimate setting of Salon Series allows musical artists to engage in a dialogue with the audience about their program selection and approach to interpretation," Terrie Sultan noted.

"Art" To Mark Our Fabulous Variety Show's 23rd Production

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "I absolutely loved this play from the moment I read it and Joe, Eddie and Sawyer are the exact right cast," Anita Boyer, OFVS co-director, co-producer, and co-founder, noted. "Their chemistry onstage is captivating and their comedic timing is impeccable."

Spring Doc Fest To Screen "Biggest Little Farm," 'Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool," And "Breslin And Hamill: Deadline Artists"

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "We greet the new season with what we do best…screening a new crop of docs," Jacqui Lofaro, founder/executive director of Hamptons Doc Fest, relayed. "Our 3- film series pays homage to our planet, print journalism and the primo music of Miles Davis."

4th Annual Rites Of Spring Music Festival To Open With Vespers String Sextet Performance

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "The concert will showcase two of the greatest musical masterpieces of the late 19th century: Brahms exquisite First-String Sextet and Schoenberg's monumental Transfigured Night," Paolo Bartolani, Founder and Artistic Director of the Festival remarked.

Sundance Film Festival Audience Award Winner, "Knock Down The House," To Screen At Pierson High School

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "Knock Down the House is a film about hope that challenges the narratives that create cynicism and despair. The film is ultimately about power and how to build it in yourself and in the world, and what it takes to make the politically impossible possible," said the film's director Rachel Lears.

Bay Street's Artistic Director Scott Schwartz Talks About 6th Annual New Works Festival

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - Schwartz stressed he finds it most important to give playwrights, "The opportunity to see their works in front of a live audience. So they [the playwrights] can see what works and where they might have to revise and tinker."

Barry Ribs, Carie Karavas, And Marc Gerber To Bring The Holiday Weekend Laughs To Bay Street

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "I've been really wanting these comics on the show for a while, so I'm happy they are finally there and I know Sag Harbor will enjoy them," comedian Joseph Vecsey noted.

"East End Collected" Celebrating Its Fifth Year

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Including this year's East End Collected5, over 150 artists have participated in the EEC series. Artists whose careers range from working in their basements to those who have had long international careers," Patton Miller noted.

Animated Vincent van Gogh Biopic Returning To The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "I'm pleased to show this stunning thriller that will leave the audience feeling as if a Van Gogh painting has come to life to tell a provocative story about the artist's death," said Corinne Erni.

Dante Mazzetti Headlining Masonic Winter Music Series

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "I'm so honored to be a part of this benefit series again this year," Mazzetti reflected. "The proceeds go towards supporting education and feeding those who are hungry - two very important local causes."

Hamptons Juried Art Show Benefiting The Retreat Celebrating 10th Anniversary

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "When you continue to have the hope that with earnest intention, and effort, we can change things that need attention in the world, for the betterment of all. That there is a better life for those that become aware, and elect or grasp, that they deserve and can have a better life," said Richard Demato, owner of RJD Gallery.

Groove Is Back In The Hamptons: Annual Pop Up Expands With Afternoon Tea Dance And Benefit Art Exhibition

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "This will be the biggest artGroove yet with 21 participating artists including distinguished sculptor Hans Van de Bovenkamp, David Geiser, American painter and underground comix creator and former New York Times illustrator, Charles Waller," Geralyne Lewandowski, Art Groove Founder, relayed.

Les Poules à Colin Headlining Sylvester Manor Educational Farm Concert Series

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "Get ready world, this group is already really, really good and on its way to greatness!" Edinburgh Fringe Festival notes.

Satirical Short About Tyrannical Starchitect Being Presented In The Hamptons

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "I'm excited to screen this pointed film and examine the myth of the contemporary starchitect and the psychology behind the expectations and aspirations of people who have their homes designed," said Corinne Erni, Curator of Special Projects and ArtsReach.

The Hampton Ballet Theatre School To Present Eclectic Mix Of Performances This Spring

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "This Spring performance will be the most unique of HBTS' Spring ballets," Sara Jo Strickland noted.

Embrace The Zen At April Hamptons-Based Art Exhibition

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Our intent in the concept was to witness Zen through Art. Four diverse female artists depict their own unique state of calm," Andrea McCafferty and Kat O'Neill, Co-Owners/Co-Directors, explained.

Fred Raimondo Headlining Annual Songwriters Share Concert In Support Of The Retreat

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "Fred's warmth and wisdom spill over into his music as his thoughtful lyrics paint a picture of a life well lived," Nancy Remkus expressed.

Hamptons-Based Artists Banding Together For "Hybrid Resonance" Benefit Exhibition

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Having been born in Venezuela, although I was raised in East Hampton, I have maintained a close connection to my birth country - I still have family and friends there," Esperanza Leon explained. "I have felt powerless witnessing the drastic decline, the nightmare that Venezuela is living."

Sag Harbor's Former Harbor Books Is Now Berry & Co. - A New Name And Location Keep Beloved Book Store In Area

by Eileen Casey
The Bookshelf - "The plan is to open before Memorial Day," Taylor Rose Berry revealed.

"East Meets West" This Weekend At Ashawagh Hall

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "I chose the title East Meets West because there are four Sumi E (oriental brush painting) artists in the show," Ursula Thomas reflected.

"The Big Duck And Eastern Long Island's Duck Farming Industry" Book Will Have Readers Quacking With Pride

by Eileen Casey
The Bookshelf - "The first duck farm, Atlantic Duck Farm, opened on Long Island in Speonk in 1858; however, raising ducks did not take hold until the Pekin duck breed arrived from China in 1873. Due to Long Island's waterfront properties," Dr. Van Scoy noted.

Hamptons Theater Review: "Man Of La Mancha" At Quogue Community Hall

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - Man of La Mancha will no doubt be remembered as the first success of what will be many musicals to follow.

INTERVIEW: Hometown Favorite Gene Casey On Playing On The East End, Giving Back To The Community, His Musical Beginning, And More

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "The most memorable benefit performance I have done is something on a much smaller scale," Casey, who has headlined many, many benefit shows, revealed.

One Of The "Most Enduring Pieces Of Musical Theater" Coming To The East End

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "It is an undeniable fact about Man of La Mancha that if the star does even a passable job of the show's anthem, The Impossible Dream, the evening is worth any reasonable price of admission," Anita Gates said in a 2007 review.

Erica Spera, Corinne Fisher, Justin Silver, And Moody McCarthy Providing THAW Fest Comedic Relief

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "We have another monster line up for everyone," Joseph Vecsey shared. "You can see that in everyone's credits."

INTERVIEW: Foreigners Journey Co-Founder Paul Kochanski On Celebrating Two Iconic '80s Rock Bands

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "I was putting a Foreigner type band together. The timing was perfect," Kochanski said about the band's founding three years ago.

THAW Off With The Hamptons Arts Network

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "It's a great way to celebrate spring with laughter and music, and working together with my fellow arts organizations!" Tracy Mitchell relayed.

Joy Behar, Mercedes Ruehl, Inda Eaton, And More Appearing At Second Hamptons Creative Artist Salon Night

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "We are very grateful for the positive response and buzz after our first Salon Night, and now we are excited for our second Creative Salon Night at LTV!" Angela LaGreca reflected. "And for me, a comedian/singer/producer at heart, I get to wear all my favorite hats as the host!"

Hamptons Winter Theater Review: Center Stage's "Mamma Mia" Is Bursting With Energy, Entertainment, Excitement, And Enthusiasm

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - The folks at Center Stage presented a billion dollar's worth of zeal, enthusiasm and energy.

Sag Harbor Cinema Announces Executive Director And Continues "Present Tense" Series

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "With its wealth of programs, rich history and loyal audience, New York's Film Forum has been a great inspiration in our conception of the Sag Harbor Cinema," Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan relayed.

The Neo-Political Cowgirls Bringing Back "Voyeur" Immersive Theater Experience

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "This elegant home and exquisite property at The Grace Estate is a fascinating backdrop for exploring this 40 minute, music-driven immersive experience of the exploration of secrets and human behavior around secrecy," Kate Mueth said.

Sutton Foster, Jennifer Holliday, Roy Wood, Jr., And More Headlining Summer At WHBPAC

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "We feel like we've slowly and carefully built a season of selections that bring back some of Westhampton Beach's favorite names, while also lacing in new names and shows that we think our summer audience will love," Gram Slaton noted.

The Moondogs Are Ready For A Beatles Weekend At Bay Street

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "What's exciting is these were the last two Beatles albums released and recorded before they broke up," Joe Lauro told Hamptons.com.

Women's History Month Kicks Off At The Parrish Art Museum Representing Diverse Generations, Cultures, And Practices

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "This is a terrific lineup of women artists who have a connection to the Parrish," said Corinne Erni, Senior Curator of ArtsReach and Special Projects.

INTERVIEW: Goat On A Boat Founder Liz Joyce On Yael Rasooley's "Paper Cut," Venturing Into Adult Puppeteering, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "I saw it at the Puppeteers of America's National festival and loved it. When I heard she would be back touring the show, I jumped at the chance to share her with our Sag Harbor audience," Joyce noted.

karyn mannix contemporary Presenting Final "Love & Passion"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "I found that this year's topic 'Decadence of Distortion' hit a sensitive spot with people. We have all been out with friends, colleagues, or relatives that are on the phone and missing the personal connection that is happening at the present moment. I hope during this show that everyone is interacting with one another," Mannix said.

Hamptons-Based Museum Hosting Free Community Day

by Nicole Barylski
Museum News - "Community Day is an opportunity for members of the public—adults, children, and families—to experience all that the Parrish Art Museum has to offer year round: engaging art exhibitions; creative and fun art workshops for children and adults. What is most important is the opportunity for all to engage with art, artists, and one another," said Parrish Director Terrie Sultan.

Journey To The Greek Islands For ABBA, Love, And Endless Entertainment

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "Mamma Mia! is pure entertainment," director Michael Disher said. "With a solid selection of 20 plus well-known pop tunes, it avoids pretense and purpose and delivers a joyful evening."

Over 40 Local Students Taking The Stage During Upcoming "Les Misérables" Production

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "The first time I saw Les Misérables was back in 1989 and I was profoundly moved by the depth of emotion that I experienced from the musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's epic novel," director Debbie Mansir said.

Caroline Doctorow And The Ballad Makers Headlining Upcoming Songwriters Share Concert Series

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "The 3rd concert of the 5th annual Songwriters Concert Series is sure to be a hit with Caroline Doctorow and her band the Ballad Makers - warming the room with her velveteen voice and thought-provoking song lyrics," Nancy Remkus, Songwriters Share Founder, shared.

Hamptons-Based Inns Welcoming Several Bestselling Authors

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "We created this weekend to bring people out to the Hamptons' during the winter season and create something different for locals to do," Heather McCormack explained.

Jules Feiffer To Discuss "Little Murders" Following Hamptons Screening

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "Little Murders is a JFK post-assassination satiric play, then film, that predicted the breakdown of traditional American institutional safeguards and the random violence and societal insanity that follows. Why anyone thinks this has any relevance to present-day events, go figure," remarked Feiffer.

INTERVIEW: Anderson East On His Musical Evolution And Inspiration, Dream Future Collaborations, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "I think now I've hit that point where I know I'm comfortable within my own personality. For a long time I was just trying to reinvent the wheel and the wheel was perfectly fine rolling on its own," East told us about the evolution of his musical style.

INTERVIEW: Moody Blues Lead Singer And Wings Co-Founder Denny Laine Dishes On Spending Time On The East End, The Universal Language Of Music, And More

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "We were the first act to play there with 80,000 people. They had someone literally flying a glider inside," Denny Laine told Hamptons.com about when Wings, the Paul McCartney band he founded with Paul and Linda in 1971, opened up the Seattle Kingdom.

Hamptons-Based Television Station Launching Creative Artists Salon Series

by Nicole Barylski
Main Articles - "I'm excited about the Salon at LTV -- we have a great wealth of talent out east and on Friday we are assembling a variety of some of the East End's most dynamic minds and creatives to share new work, ideas, and their talent!" Angela LaGreca explained. "I used to do these Salon's at my house -- and always loved together bright minds and artists of all kinds: visual and performing."

"The Second Civil War" Coming To The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "You can't do great satire if you don't love what you satirize," Dante told Film Comment in 2015. "Someone said I make my own movies and the Mad magazine parodies at the same time. I don't know why this is. It's just my sensibility."

Renée Scheltema's "Normal Is Over" Screening In The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "ECI hopes Normal is Over will serve as a call to recognize and address the environmental pressures put on our land and waterways," Jeff Schultz said.

Annual Hamptons Winter Art Show To Boast Works By Nearly 30 Local Artists

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Our shows are always well represented, and we will be introducing a number of new members," Paul Dempsey said.

Comedians That Tour With Tracy Morgan Heading To Bay Street

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "It's Valentine's Day weekend and the all star comedy show is perfect for couples who wanna laugh harder and realize they're meant for each other or break up," Joseph Vecsey noted. Either way, it will be a great night!"

Family Month At The Parrish Art Museum To Feature National Circus Project

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "We are delighted to welcome the National Circus Project to kick off Family Month at the Museum," said Jillian Bock, Museum Education Associate. "Their interactive performance allows audience members to become active participants in the show—and learn some circus skills on their own!"

Hamptons Winter Theater Review: "Love Letters" Is Outstanding

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - Actors Catherine Maloney and John Leonard had a wonderful cadence and tempo - no doubt schooled into them by East End icon and director Michael Disher.

Rich Kubicz And Damn The Torpedoes Bringing Tom Petty's Music To Sag Harbor

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "We give the audience the essence of his [Tom Petty's] music," Rich Kubicz told Hamptons.com.

Five Hamptons Winter Camp Options To Enrich And Entertain All Ages

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "This is the first year we are offering two age groups for the February camp," O'Reilly noted. "It's part of our expanding theater education plans for 2019."

Hamptons International Film Festival Screening "The Shining" And Oscar Nominated Shorts

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Alec [Baldwin] and I have been hosting screenings of classic films in the winter for over a decade of a range of films, and we're really excited to check in to the Overlook Hotel for this weekend's screening of The Shining," HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent explained. "

Over 1,000 Up-And-Coming Artists To Be Showcased At Hamptons-Based Museum

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "This continues to allow the Parrish to provide the inspiring opportunity for hundreds of students to work with practicing contemporary artists," Terrie Sultan said.

Southampton Cultural Center Reminiscing About Love - Just In Time For Valentine's Day

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "'Love Letters,' like love, is seemingly simple and deeply complicated. I adore this play," Disher concluded.

Local Authors Offer An In-depth Look At The East Hampton Goody Garlick Witchcraft Case

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "This is a fearsome tale of neighbor against neighbor in the early days of East Hampton, when the now-familiar street names still belonged to the town's landowners, tenant farmers, pastors, whalers, rogues, and heroes," Dava Sobel noted.

Annual Hamptons Winter Music Festival To Offer Four Weekend's Worth Of Live Music

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "We try to keep it open for everyone looking to escape the doldrums of the East End in February," Brendon Henry concluded.

Hamptons-Based Curator Reconnects With 14 Artists For New Exhibition

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Discovery of new artists informed my gallery vision over the years, and I have the opportunity to pursue this still," Arlene Bujese added.

The Hoodoo Loungers Commemorating 10th Anniversary With Concert Celebration In The Hamptons

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "We are delighted we can hold our 10th anniversary concert at the place where it began for us, Bay Street Theater!" said Joe Lauro. "We are expecting some very special friends including Morris Goldberg and Dan Koontz to help us set the room on fire!"

Inda Eaton Taking The Stage In Support Of Project MOST During Upcoming Songwriters Share

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "The Songwriter's Share evening is one of my favorite nights of the year," Eaton explained. "It's intimate, authentic and the perfect answer to winter."

Hamptons Friday Night Flicks To Launch With "Straws"

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "We are thrilled to bring a film series back that incorporates the filmmakers to our line-up as we have in the past," Tracy Mitchell expressed.

Congresswoman Shirley Anita Chisholm Documentary Screening In The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Shirely Chisholm is one of the great American stories," Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan, head of SHCAC's Programming Committee, expressed. "Shunned by the political and the media establishments, her campaign for the presidential nomination took on head first issues of power, racism and gender discrimination we are still struggling with today."

Artists Invited To Explore Their Roots For Exhibition Open Call

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Why Roots? We are interested to see where the artists take this," Perez reflected. "Some questions that we talked over included: What are the roots of a community and what keeps them healthy? Family, country, tradition, story? How do we define our origin stories? How do they intertwine?"

Cartoonist And Artist Peter Spacek To Lead Hamptons "A Night Out" Dinner And Workshop

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "We are excited to kick off our winter series of 'A Night Out With Peter Spacek,' in collaboration with Nick & Toni's. It's a fun evening spent hanging with the artist, viewing and discussing his work while having a delicious meal," remarked Nancy Rowan.

The Astronomical Price Of Art Explored In Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center Documentary Screening

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "One of my favorite moments is an elegant soliloquy Jerry Saltz does on Jackson Pollock towards the end of the film," Carla Solomon noted.

Hamptons-Based Theater Presenting Winter Acting Workshop For Adults

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "The class is custom-designed to the individual participant's specific goals," Allen O'Reilly relayed.

Screenwriter And Director Paul Schrader Attending Hamptons "First Reformed" Screening

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Having legendary screenwriter/director Paul Schrader join us for the screening of First Reformed is just thrilling for the new Cinema," April Gornik reflected.

Jacob Williams, Oscar Collazos, And Reg Thomas Headlining First All Star Stand-Up Comedy Show Of 2019

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "Really excited for our first show at Bay Street Theater for 2019," says longtime All Star host Joseph Vecsey. "We have been doing this show for about 9 years and every year it gets better and better."

The Slocan Ramblers Headlining Sylvester Manor's Winter Concert

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "This up and coming Canadian contemporary bluegrass band plays with authority and passion, respecting musical roots while pushing the envelope," Alice Clark noted.

Dare To Dream With The Artists Alliance Of East Hampton

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "We are excited to organize an event that will not only support the arts but will also give the community a fun opportunity to get together, enjoy the work of our local artists and write their dreams on our interactive wall of dreams while sipping hot chocolate!" Anahi DeCanio expressed.

Hamptons Winter Theater Review: "On Golden Pond" At Quogue Community Center

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - The production was the best of what local theater can be; a combination of great acting with really good material, presented at a Broadway level - all at a very affordable price.

Hamptons Winter Theater Review: "Reasons To Be Pretty"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - The first five minutes of the play Reasons To Be Pretty, now being presented by Center Stage at the Southampton Cultural Center, will get your attention perhaps as no play, movie or show ever has.

Hamptons-Based Museum To Explore The Legacy Of Fred W. McDarrah During Special Talk

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "These photographs by Fred McDarrah give us an extraordinary glimpse into the cultural milieu of the '60s and '70s, and an intimate view of some of the most important artists of the time," said Alicia Longwell.

Lynn Savarese And Heidi Rain Making A Splash In The Hamptons

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "Some of the work is literally a splash of water other works hope to make a splash in with there vibrant colors or unique choice of media," Andrea McCafferty and Kat O'Neill relayed. "Maybe a prominent display or a dash or stroke of color."

Hampton Theatre Company Presenting "On Golden Pond"

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "In what may be their final season at their summer home on Golden Pond, Norman and Ethel Thayer contend with their present circumstances while reflecting on their relationships: to each other, to family, to aging, and to a life and a place defined by love," Terry Brennan, HTC General Manager, noted.

Center Stage Tackling "Reasons To Be Pretty"

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "LaBute celebrates the 'uncommonness' of common speech in Reasons to be Pretty," Joan M. Lyons explained.

Local Children's Museum Awarded $537,000 In Support Of Permanent Riverside Location And The Expansion Of Programming

by Sydney A. Braat
Museum News - "This funding helps us overcome many of the barriers such as transportation and income that have prevented thousands of families from coming to see us in Bridgehampton," remarked Steve Long. "Now, with a permanent location in Riverside, we can truly achieve CMEE's vision of serving ALL children in Eastern Long Island regardless of economic means or needs."

Fireside Sessions With Nancy Atlas To Return This January

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "It's one of the highlights during the winter season," Tracy Mitchell shared.

"American Idol" Star Ruben Studdard Coming To The East End

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "For Ruben Sings Luther, my goal was to not only to pay tribute to Luther but to add my own passion on top of Luther's brilliant songs," Ruben Studdard said.

Points East Headlining Fifth Annual Songwriters Share Concert Series Kick-Off In Support Of Maureen's Haven

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "It is a wonderful thing to see people come together and share their gifts and talents for those who need it most," Daniel O'Shea noted.

Parrish Art Museum And Hamptons Doc Fest Partnering For "The Artist's Lens" Series

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "I'm excited to screen this film about an artist who has profoundly changed the notion of what art is and so eloquently talked about it," reflected Corinne Erni.

The FUNist Making Its Mark On The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "I don't know who they are or where they come from, but I don't question it anymore and just laugh when they appear," the FUNist shared.

Center Stage Casting For "Mamma Mia!" Production

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - The plot is simple: the tunes are well-known and plentiful," Michael Disher noted. "I am hoping to find men and women of all ages who appreciate dance music from the 70s and have the energy to create a feel good dance show. "

The Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center Introducing "Local Produce: Great Filmmakers Of The East End"

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Harris was a natural choice to inaugurate this initiative," said Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan.

Meet Authors Joyce Brian And Allan Zola Kronzek This Weekend At Hamptons-Based Gallery

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "Like classic characters from Seuss or Pooh, Brian's characters become BFFs," Romany Kramoris shared.

2019 Artists-in-Residence Program At The Watermill Center To Welcome Nearly 20 Participants

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "When I first came to Watermill, I was delighted and surprised to find that it was a creative environment that encouraged artists to engage with a range of artistic mediums and projects," explained returning artist Lynsey Peisinger.

"Craft In America: Visionaries" To Feature LongHouse Reserve's Jack Lenor Larsen

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Though I have participated in films since 1951, this is best in many ways," Jack Lenor Larsen reflected.

Art Miami And Sister Fair, CONTEXT Art Miami, Draws Over 84,000 Fairgoers

by Lee Fryd
In the Galleries - "This was our most successful fair to date when you consider the volume of sales of important art works, the overall quality of the artists and respected international galleries that exhibited," Nick Korniloff said

"Annie Get Your Gun" And "Safe Space" Coming To Bay Street Next Summer

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "With the world premiere of a searing new play directed by one of America's leading theater artists, and a visionary revival of a classic musical directed by a rising star, Bay Street will again offer our audiences productions that I know will be the talk of the East End all summer long," Scott Schwartz said.

National Geographic Documentary "Free Solo" Wins Long And Mattone Audience Award At Hamptons Doc Fest

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "We are thrilled to win the audience award at Hamptons Doc Fest," remarked Directors Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi. "It's wonderful to have the film be so well received in a place that is so special to us."

Annual Holiday Spectacular Taking On "Wizard Of Oz" Twist

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - For this year's Mixed Nuts production, Studio 3 stars will follow the yellow brick road to the Emerald City.

Hamptons-Based Museum To Participate In ReCharge NY

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "The museum will greatly benefit from a reduction in energy costs," Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. relayed.

Art Collective To Multi-Million Dollar Business: Parrish Art Museum To Screen Meow Wolf: Origin Story

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "In a time where audiences are searching for deeper, more immersive ways to engage with art, the story and work of Meow Wolf is extremely compelling and timely," said Jillian Bock.

Hamptons-Based Theater Presenting Complimentary "A Christmas Carol" Reading - To Be Followed By Sing-Along

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "The interesting thing about casting for this," Will Pomerantz, who directed Bay Street's 2018 Mainstage smash hit Evita, revealed, "is that that each of the four actors will take a turn playing Scrooge as well as serving as narrator for one of the sections of the story."

Winter On The East End Explored In New Solo Photography Exhibition

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The photographs in this show are my interpretation of winter on the East End," Paul Dempsey reflected.

Alfredo Merat Provides Insight Into His Quest To Present Jacques Brel

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - As a most pleasant multi-cultural artist, the conversation with Alfredo Merat brought me through the streets of Paris, the corners of New York City and the bouquet of wonder that is present day Sag Harbor.

The Newly Created South Fork Performing Arts To Launch With "Antigone Now" This December

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "Our mission is to bring quality arts education to local youths by utilizing area professional artists and teachers in the subjects of theatre and music," Tamara Salkin relayed.

"Multi Is The Media" To Feature Works By Keith Ramsdell, Jim Gemake, And Bengt Hokanson & Trefny Dix

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - Multi is The Media grasps the eclectic blend of subject matters and a plethora of art styles to stimulate the imagination," noted Andrea McCafferty.

Our Fabulous Variety Show's 22nd Production Inspired By Cirque du Soleil

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "I am most looking forward to this show because it has combined Kasia and my love of Cirque du Solei with our passion for producing original theatre," remarked Director Anita Boyer.

The Hampton Ballet Theatre School To Host 10th Annual Production Of "The Nutcracker"

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "It is a major accomplishment for the school, the dancers, the parents and the community. HBTS has had the support of many to reach this milestone and for that, we are very humbled and grateful," said Jo Strickland, Director Hampton Ballet Theatre School.

Hamptons Doc Fest To Highlight "Jane Fonda In Five Acts," "Carmine Street Guitars," "To A More Perfect Union: U.S. v Windsor," "Free Solo" And More

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Entering our 11th year, now with an 'all docs, all year' mantra, we are proud to stake our claim to a new, more succinct name that reflects our passion for the non-fiction film genre," founder and executive director Jacqui Lofaro noted.

Hamptons Theater Review: Center Stage's "Meet Me In St. Louis"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - Meet Me in St. Louis is a perfect Christmas show to bring the whole family to.

Adam Mamawala, Doug Smith, And Emma Willmann Headlining Hamptons Thanksgiving Weekend All Star Comedy Show

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "This show will break the tension and possibly save the family," Joseph Vecsey added. "Sorry there's no show during Christmas vacation to save you."

Thanksgiving Weekend Hamptons Art Exhibition Openings And Celebrations

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - The holiday weekend in the Hamptons will be jam-packed with the chance to admire several exceptional exhibitions, especially if you're fond of petite works that pack a punch.

Center Stage's Annual Holiday Show To Feature "Meet Me In St. Louis"

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "I am thrilled to be continuing this holiday tradition of presenting Joe's timeless and humbling nostalgic whispers of gentler times," Director Michael Disher reflected.

Local Theater Company Casting For "On Golden Pond" Production

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "On Golden Pond is one of those sentimental comedies, cute and tender," a New York Times review noted.

Hamptons Theater Review: Bay Street's "The Great Gatsby"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - It is a great representation of an important piece of American Literature done in a ninety-minute, one act play that will thrill you.

"Petite Soiree Musicale" To Support Hamptons-Based Rising Stars Piano Series

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "We are thrilled to continue to elevate the spirits of our community with sublime music and warm fellowship," Konstantin Soukhovetski said.

The Culture Club For The East End Presenting One Night Only "The Rime" Production

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "A one hour ride of intrigue, murder and torment as a beleaguered sailor, the Mariner, recounts an albatross' revenge on the crew and the voyage," Kat O'Neill noted about the production.

Hamptons-Based Artists Association To Close Out 2018 Season With Autumn Exhibition

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "35 local artists will be participating as they showcase their oils, acrylics, mixed media, sculptures and photography," noted board member Danielle Leef.

The Parrish Art Museum Marking Six Years In Water Mill With Three Days Of Celebration

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "We're here year round for the community with inspiring exhibitions, art classes for children and adults, and diverse public programs," said Museum Director Terrie Sultan. "But I'm always especially delighted when we open our doors for a free community day so that everyone can experience all the Parrish has to offer."

INTERVIEW: Artist William Richmond-Watson Talks Creativity In The Hamptons

by Sydney A. Braat
Art News - "I love that Warhol, Pollock and de Kooning were all out there. I like imagining them working in the summer where we are all subjected to the same conditions," reflected William Richmond-Watson.

Hamptons Theater Review: Hampton Theater Company's "A Comedy Of Tenors"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - No need to worry about falling asleep or yawning through this action packed production with punch lines every couple of seconds because it has a razzle dazzle quality that will keep your total attention on the stage.

Sag Harbor American Music Festival Presenting An Encore With The Nancy Atlas Project

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "It's an easy way to support the Festival and experience an amazing night of music!" Kelly C Dodds, Sag Harbor American Music Festival President & Co-Artistic Director, noted.

Hamptons Birdhouse Exhibition To Culminate During Auction At Autumn Open House

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "We believe nature can be an inspiration for the artist, and this exhibition really showcases that connection perfectly," Kathy Kennedy noted.

The "Promised Land" Once Again Finds A Home In The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Promised Land today captivates us as a place of great natural beauty preserved as parkland, but it has a powerfully fascinating, lesser-known history as a significant port that was based on a thriving fishing industry, which fueled the local economy for many years," reflected Esperanza Leon.

The Opulence Of The Roaring Twenties To Be Revisited In The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "The Great Gatsby is a wonderful piece to bring to life on stage with all the nuances and references to society norms and expectations during the 20s," Joe Minutillo explained.

Southampton Town's Community Preservation Fund Allocates $4 Million For Sag Harbor Cinema Art Center

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "It not only is a fantastic boost to the construction but insurance that the Cinema Art Center will be preserved for generations to come, regardless of what zoning changes or other variable happen in the fabric of the historic district," said Treasurer Susan Mead.

Hamptons "HyperPOPism" Exhibition Highlights The Works Of Joe Currie, Seek One, Joss Parker, And Gabriele Vigorelli

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "HyperPOPism is just that Pop in overdrive as four artists take iconic images, science fiction, colors and creativity to the walls with art that stimulates the imagination and captivates the senses," Kat O'Neill reflected.

Joe Lauro's "Peter, Paul And Mary At Newport 1963-65" To Make World Premiere At Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center Benefit

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "I begged Murray for 10 years to let me organize and digitize the footage for him and work together with him to produce a comprehensive Newport documentary. By 2017 he realized he was never going to get to direct an updated Newport documentary himself, and finally allowed Richard and me to handle it. For him it was like giving up a child," said filmmaker/musicologist Joe Lauro.

Hamptons-Based Theater Group Staging "Cinderella" - With Some Special Twists

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "The songs and humor will surely leave you dancing and rolling in your seats with laughter," Jayne Freedman noted.

Hampton Theatre Company's 2018-2019 Season To Open With Ken Ludwig's "A Comedy Of Tenors"

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "From conception to execution, everything about A Comedy of Tenors hits on all comedic cylinders and, as advertised, is laugh-out-loud funny," The News-Herald raved.

A Garden Gone Wild Inspires "Come To The Pumpkin Patch Where Fish Fly"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "I worked on this series outdoors in my garden that I let go to weed out of concern for the environment and the creatures living there," reflected Linda LeDily Herzog.

Works By Tanya Minhas, Kathy Buist, Ryan T. Schmidt, And James Leonard On View At Bridgehampton-Based Gallery

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "This exhibit is a dynamic presentation of abstract and decorative art that has soothing and bold colors with a beautiful aesthetic that is geared towards designers and art collectors alike," remarked Andrea McCafferty, co-owner and co-director of The White Room Gallery.

Hugo Wolf's "Italian Songbook" Wrapping Up Music For Montauk's 2018 Programming

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "The songbook is like a Tour of Italy, it evokes the Tuscan countryside, with its Renaissance-arched church towers - Orvieto, Siena & Viterbo," reflected M4M's Miloš Repicky.

The Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band Headlining In The Hamptons

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "Eaglemania is more than a tribute band, we are talented seasoned musicians and singers who love to entertain and share the good time we are having with our audiences," Kelly told us.

Rosamund Pike And Jamie Dornan Discuss "A Private War" At Hamptons International Film Festival

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "She is one of the most dynamic, incredible people that you can watch. It was a privilege," Pike said about Marie Colvin, who she portrays in A Private War.

INTERVIEW: Artist Andrea Cote On The Radiance Project And The Multidisciplinary Project's Impact On The Hamptons

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "In the Radiance Project, the mandala, a symbol of unity, acts as a metaphor for all these distinct individuals weaving together to make a whole," said Andrea Cote. "It is from this place that new relationships are grown."

INTERVIEW: Bonnie Grice On Bringing "The Red Badge Of Courage" To The East End

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "The chance to bring Stephen Crane's story to life on the stage in a NY premiere was something I couldn't pass up," Grice told us.

Emilio Estevez Discusses New Film "The Public" With Alec Baldwin

by Sydney A. Braat
Hamptons International Film Festival - "We have a lot to solve on this planet so let's focus on what's here," reflected Emilio Estevez, director of the recently released film The Public.

150 Years Of Hamptons Parties And Picnics On Display In East Hampton

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "The inspiration for the exhibition," said Chief Curator Richard Barons, "was that the East Hampton Historical Society is in possession of an extensive collection of period garments, but has never had an exhibit that focuses on our vast costume holdings; we sought to rectify this omission with a summer exhibition."

INTERVIEW: The Sixties Show Founder Craig O'Keefe Talks Music

by T.J. Clemente
Live Music View - "We do the great sixties songs note for note, with the guitars and amps of the era along with our multi-media and light show," Mr. O'Keefe noted.

INTERVIEW: Actress Kayli Carter On Being Named A Hamptons International Film Festival Breakthrough Artist, Her Role In Netflix's "Private Life" And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "I love doing anything that comes from a real place," Carter told us about her latest role, which she will star alongside Allison Janney and Hugh Jackman in.

INTERVIEW: Michael Dweck On Capturing The Magic Of Riverhead Raceway For "The Last Race"

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "What my work all has in common is the same theme - it's all stories about cultures that could be gone in a generation," Dweck told us.

INTERVIEW: Photographer Henri Dauman On Reflecting Back On His Remarkable Career And Life For "Henri Dauman: Looking Up" And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Only a miracle leads to a happy ending and this is a happy ending," Dauman said about surviving World War II.

"Voices With Vision" To Offer Unique Artist Self-Reflections

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "How one views oneself is always fascinating; the exploration as seen through the eyes of these artists, even more so," Joi Jackson Perle noted.

INTERVIEW: Director Alex Winter On His Documentary About The Panama Papers, The Journalists That Broke The Shocking Story, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "What we really have is a system that's constructed essentially to keep the poor and middle class from having the services and being able to excel," Winter told us.

Hamptons-Based Art Gallery Presenting "Hope Floats" Over Holiday Weekend

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "We love the water, we love art. It seems natural to put the two together," Patrick Mohundro reflected.

INTERVIEW: Hamptons International Film Festival's Anne Chaisson And David Nugent On Their Top Picks, This Year's Talent, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "We are extremely, extremely proud of that," Chaisson told us about having 45 percent of the films featured come from women directors.

"Pick Of The Litter" Hamptons Screenings To Raise Awareness About Animal Adoption

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "We often forget the fact that our pets are an integral part of that community, they're family," noted Joshua Bracken.

Local Art Instructors Providing Insight During Autumn Critique

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "We are very fortunate to count on the talent and expertise of professional artists who teach through the summer at the Barge and can now offer practical and philosophical insight to artists wishing to receive guidance with regard to their artwork," Esperanza Leon reflected.

Get Ready To "Shut Up And Laugh!" With OFVS Veterans

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "The show will present our original Hamptons monologues, improv comedy featuring Joe Pallister and Kristen Lee Curcie, more surprises and special guests, and female impersonator/drag queen Danny Ximo of RaffaShow will present some funny and show-stopping numbers as well," Anita Boyer and Kasia Klimiuk noted.

Artist James Goldcrown Creates Love Heart Artwork For Elizabeth Arden Collaboration

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "Elizabeth Arden is an important part of my upbringing because my mum would always wear the Eight Hour cream," reflected artist James Goldcrown. "I'm working with a brand that I've known most of my life."

Southampton Arts & Culture Committee's Inaugural Day Tour To Visit Two Iconic Hamptons Sites

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "The Watermill Center is thrilled to be part of this inaugural tour of SHACC on the Road," Elka Rifkin shared.

INTERVIEW: Photographer Car Pelleteri On "Montauk 11954," A Compilation Of Photographs From "The End"

by Sydney A. Braat
The Bookshelf - "My first visit to Montauk I remember like it was yesterday...I was so intrigued with the land, the surf, and the people," reflected Pelleteri.

Artist Stephen Wilson's New Work Brings Light To The Art Of Graffiti At Roman Fine Art

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "Art has always been with me - my early career, I was a musician- playing in band and also doing embroidery-design freelance work in the New York fashion industry," reflected Stephen Wilson.

Over 30 Complimentary Concerts To Take Place During Annual Sag Harbor American Music Festival

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "Walking around Sag Harbor, you are truly immersed in live music," Kelly C. Dodds shared.

"The Favourite" - Starring Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, And Olivia Colman - To Be Featured As Hamptons International Film Festival Friday Centerpiece

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "We are proud to share the full lineup for this year's edition and have two of this year's most anticipated films, helmed by dynamic and exciting female characters, serve as our Centerpieces," said Anne Chaisson.

"A Conversation With" To Feature Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, Director Damien Chazelle, And Actor/Director Emilio Estevez

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - The film industry veterans will share insight about their storied careers during the Festival's signature program.

INTERVIEW: Artist Susan Beallor-Snyder On Staying True To Yourself, Exploring Mediums, And More

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "I began working with natural manila rope in 2011 and feel I am still in the early stages of the possibilities of this material," remarked Susan Beallor-Snyder.

Divaria Productions Paying Homage To "Don Giovanni" In The Hamptons

by Olivia Rutigliano
Performing Arts - "With our show, we would like to challenge preconceived notions that people who have heard of Lorenzo da Ponte may have while simultaneously enticing audiences who are unfamiliar with opera and Da Ponte," Ashley Bell noted.

Joel Edgerton's "Boy Erased" To Close Out 26th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Garrard Conley's best-selling, autobiographical novel reveals the necessity of getting rid of programs whose mission is to change the identity of its subjects," Anne Chaisson noted.

30Squared's Annual Exhibition To Wrap Up 2018 Season At Hamptons-Based Museum

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "My work is a gesture meant to convey what made me look at that subject, what I saw and what I felt on that day," said the artist.

INTERVIEW: Mike Solomon On Alfonso Ossorio, The Creeks, And More

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "He was a collector of Pollock's work and de Kooning, and beyond that almost every artist that worked in the Hamptons in the '50s/'60s and even later," Solomon told us.

Traveling Film Festival Featuring Documentary Shorts Screening In The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "We are thrilled to host Asha Stuart, Director of Lost Tribe of Africa and JaBig, subject of Escape who rode 17,000 kilometers on his bicycle from Montreal to the Arctic Ocean," Elyn Kronemeyer reflected.

2018 North Fork TV Festival Schedule

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - The North Fork TV Festival will offer screenings, an actors and showrunners panel, soiree honoring Bridget Moynahan, conversation with Aida Turturro and more.

Grammy Nominated Musician To Perform During Hamptons "Jazz On The Terrace" Series

by Olivia Rutigliano
Live Music View - "I'm delighted to welcome Hector Martignon back to the Parrish with another world class concert on the Terrace," shared Corinne Erni,

Local Author To Discuss Sag Harbor Whaling Captain During HarborFest Weekend

by Olivia Rutigliano
The Bookshelf - "Captain Henry Green was an ordinary man who lived an extraordinary life. Remarkably the man had ties to the infamous slave ship the Amistad and the California Gold Rush," said the author.

HarborFest Weekend To Bring All Star Comedy And Bob Dylan Tribute Band To Sag Harbor-Based Theater

by Olivia Rutigliano
Main Articles - "We're so happy to have this weekend's talented musicians and comedians returning to Bay Street," Tracy Mitchell shared.

Damien Chazelle's "First Man" Starring Ryan Gosling And Claire Foy To Make East Coast Premiere In The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "We are delighted to bring a dynamic mix of international stories to this year's festival from both returning filmmakers and new voices in cinema," noted David Nugent.

Alan Alda To Receive The Dick Cavett Artistic Champion Award During Hamptons International Film Festival

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Alan Alda is one of those now rare actors who in his career continues to distinguish himself on Broadway, in films and on television," said HIFF Co-Chairman Alec Baldwin.

The Victor D'Amico Institute Of Art's "Artists Speak" To Wrap Up With Peter Spacek

by Olivia Rutigliano
Art News - "Join me to talk about the art of the line, the simple power of the pen, and the process of turning a thought into an image that says something interesting!" Spacek encourages.

Hamptons-Based "Artists Love Movies" Series Continues With "Spirited Away"

by Olivia Rutigliano
On The Screen - Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away is one of the most successful titles out of Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli.

Michele Dragonetti's "Boat Hull" Series To Return To Roman Fine Art

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "The show will feature primarily more recent work, mostly taken in the last year," Dragonetti explained.

INTERVIEW: Artist Dalton Portella On "Inside Out" At Boo-Hooray Summer Rental And More

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The abstracts are about bringing my experience and inner emotions to the surface while exploring form color and composition," Portella told us.

Over 100 Works To Be Displayed During Hamptons-Based Artists Association's Annual Labor Day Art Show

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "We have 40 members taking part of this show and there will be oils, acrylics, mixed media, sculptures and photography," noted Danielle Leef.

Westhampton Beach Festival Of The Arts To Return Over Labor Day Weekend

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "Once again, we welcome you to come explore art, in its myriad forms," Ron Mellot noted. "Partake of that sense of appreciation and wonderment of what these talented artisans have created."

"Hamilton" Star Mandy Gonzalez Headlining Final Music Mondays Of The Season

by Olivia Rutigliano
Performing Arts - Known for her role in Hamilton, Mandy was called "one of the greatest singers on Earth" by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Lena Dunham And Laurie Simmons Attending "My Art" Hamptons Screening

by Olivia Rutigliano
On The Screen - My Art is Simmons' directorial debut.

INTERVIEW: "Crazy Rich Asians" Star, Victoria Loke, Talks About The Feature Film, Making History, Philanthropy, And More

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "One of the biggest things was how quickly the cast bonded. We knew that this was going to be a big group effort and we needed a strong bond. We were all uniting with the goal of making a really incredible film," reflected Victoria Loke of Crazy Rich Asians.

INTERVIEW: William "Billy" Keane Of The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow On The Band's Start, Cayuga Sound Music Festival, And More

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - "The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow actually began as The Whiskey Treaty Festival, a local Western Massachusetts event," noted Keane.

Ballets With A Twist Bringing "Cocktail Hour: The Show" To The Hamptons

by Olivia Rutigliano
Performing Arts - Ballets with a Twist was lauded for "blasting the boundaries between high art and entertainment" by "The Huffington Post."

East Hampton Food Pantry Screening "Moana" During Free Movie Night

by Olivia Rutigliano
On The Screen - "100 percent of what we raise from donations and food sales will go to stocking the shelves of the East Hampton Food Pantry," Darius Narizzano, Board Member East Hampton Food Pantry, explained.

Maggie Gyllenhaal And Rupert Everett Amongst The Many Stars To Attend The 26th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival

by Sydney A. Braat
Hamptons International Film Festival - "To be able to include so many completed feature films from our prestigious Screenwriters Lab is truly a dream come true, especially for our opening night," said Anne Chaisson.

14 Artists' Studios Opening To The Public During Annual ARTSI Tour

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "The most important thing about the ARTSI open studio event is that it allows our art to be seen, which is what every artist strives for. It's also a great way to see where and how artist's create their works. And, it's fun and a great excuse to visit Shelter Island." said spokesperson, Liz Hartman.

Over 70 Artists Participating In Juried Fine Art Show In Montauk

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "We encourage people find time in their schedules to come be a part of this wonderful art event in Montauk," said Ron Mellot. "It is more than simply an 'event', or an exploration of what people create in the myriad forms, styles and art mediums that have become their lives as artisans."

Architect And Art Collector Peter Marino To Open Public Art Foundation In Southampton At Former Rogers Memorial Library Site

by Eileen Casey
Art News - "We intend to restore 11 Jobs Lane to its original purpose," Marino told Hamptons.com.

Alec Baldwin And Hilaria Baldwin On The Importance Of Libraries, Geraldo Rivera Reveals His Most Gratifying Story, Lee Child Shares An Unexpected Jack Reacher Plot Twist, And Other Lessons We Learned At "Authors Night"

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "I don't want to look down that dark tunnel ever again," Alec Baldwin told us when we asked if there was plans for a follow up to You Can't Spell America Without Me: The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump (A So-Called Parody).

The Art Barge's "Artists Speak" Summer Series To Welcome Audrey Flack

by Olivia Rutigliano
The Bookshelf - "She is an artist who has defied expectations and norms while remaining intensely connected with the history of art, particularly the Renaissance and Baroque periods. This and the humanist representation of women throughout her work will guide our conversation," noted Esperanza Leon.

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre To Present "Green Afternoon VI" In East Hampton

by Olivia Rutigliano
Performing Arts - "Amanda Selwyn is a master at illustrating the symbiosis of sound and movement, the romance of motion and emotion - she had me laughing, crying, cringing and gasping all in the short 55-minute production," said Inside New York.

INTERVIEW: Artist Taylor Slater On "One Ocean -- Seven Strawless Seas" - Her First Solo Show, Partnering With Lonely Whale, And More

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "I hope everyone really feels the tranquility they'd feel if they were watching a shore-break on the beach or diving underwater to discover a coral reef," Slater told us.

East End Creekside Concerts Wraps Up With Flatt Lonesome

by Olivia Rutigliano
Live Music View - "This energetic young Bluegrass band is showing no signs of slowing down with the release of their new album Silence in These Walls, the group has found a way to euphorically blend contemporary and traditional bluegrass sounds into a masterful blend of original and covers songs," Kim Folk noted.

Maria Bacardi To Host Screening Of "Cuban Food Stories" As Part Of Sag Harbor Cinema's "Artists Love Movies"

by Olivia Rutigliano
On The Screen - "I chose this film because it is a loving ode to Cuban ingenuity and flavor," said artist and host Maria Bacardi.

Hamptons "Jazz On The Terrace" Series To Welcome Phiippe Lemm and Riche Siegler

by Olivia Rutigliano
Live Music View - "I welcome these local and international jazz masters for more summer tunes on the terrace," said Corinne Erni, Curator of Special Projects.

Highly Anticipated Hamptons Summer Lecture Series To Feature Playwright, Harvard Professor, Poet, And More

by Olivia Rutigliano
Art News - "The joy of the Summer Lecture Series is bringing in a diverse range of voices from the arts and humanities to engage with the local community," Elka Rifkin, Director of The Watermill Center, said. "We love that the program, now in it's fifteenth year, gives thinkers and visionaries an opportunity to share ideas with the young and emerging artists in our International Summer Program, as well as the local East End community."

"Ready To Open" Series Marks South Korean Artist CHO Yea Jae's U.S. Debut

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "Impressionism and the abstract embody a mad woman at work, common images take on humorous narratives, opposites attract and the metaphorical space between the real and imagined leaps off the canvas in Beyond," said Kat O'Neill, Co-Owner/Co-Director.

Director Of Pollock-Krasner House And Study Center Helen A. Harrison's Newest Book "An Accidental Corpse" Explores Pollock Car Crash

by Eileen Casey
The Bookshelf - "Perhaps the most shocking thing I found out is that East Hampton had only one policeman when the force was established," Harrison told us.

INTERVIEW: Sheila Rogers On East Hampton Library's "Authors Night," Founding Honorary Chair Alec Baldwin, And More

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "It's a lot of different genres for a lot of different tastes and that's what makes it so wonderful," Rogers told Hamptons.com.

Interns At Hamptons-Based Theater Producing "Obama-ology"

by Olivia Rutigliano
Performing Arts - "The centerpiece of this newly enhanced program is a production that is completely created and run by our intern company," explained Scott Schwartz.

Week-Long Classical Music Summer Concert Series Kicking Off With Grammy-Award Winning Bassist Pedro Giraudo

by Olivia Rutigliano
Live Music View - "This program is inspired by the idyllic setting of Fort Pond House - a perfect real world embodiment of the French Fête galante painting style," Lilah Gosman said about Fêtes Galantes.

Hamptons Summer Theater Review: "Evita" At Bay Street Theater

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - The show is a wonderful, magical, musical experience. Perhaps the best musical production on the East End ever!

INTERVIEW: Opera Great Rose Kingsley On Bringing "An Evening Of Andrew Lloyd Webber" To The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "The second half we do it's kind of like a mini version of Phantom," Kingsley told us.

Ashawagh Hall Hosting Invitational Artists Exhibition And Fisherman's Fair This August

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "There's going to be over 100 artists displaying their pieces at the historical Ashawagh Hall," noted Carol Mohlenhoff.

Author Brooke Kroeger To Discuss "The Suffragents" At East End-Based Historical Society

by Olivia Rutigliano
The Bookshelf - Praise for the book include Kirikus Reviews who called it, "A vigorous, readable revisitation of the events of a century and more ago but with plenty of subtle lessons in the book for modern-day civil rights activities, too."

Jonah Freeman And Justin Lowe's "There Is Something Wrong With The Stenographer" Coming To Montauk

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "I have been astonished, perplexed and enlightened by Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe for years," said Johan Kugelberg.

"Evita" To Debut With "Pay What You Can" Performance

by Olivia Rutigliano
Performing Arts - "Ever since joining Bay Street as Artistic Director, I have dreamt of bringing the brilliant musical Evita to our stage," noted Bay Street Theater Artistic Director Scott Schwartz.

INTERVIEW: Isaac Mizrahi On Performing In The Hamptons For The First Time, Musical Inspirations, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "I haven't sung in the Hamptons, so there's a whole new level of stage fright," told us.

Fab Faux, Beatles Tribute Band, Celebrates 20 Years With Two Shows At WHBPAC

by Olivia Rutigliano
Performing Arts - Rolling Stone senior editor David Fricke wrote "The Faux invigorate the artistry of even the Beatles' most intricate studio masterpieces with top chops and Beatlemaniac glee."

The Leiber Collection Hosting Special Celebration In Honor Of Judith And Gerson

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "The collection will have several hundred Judith Leiber bags and about a dozen Gerson Leiber paintings," said Jeffrey Sussman.

2nd Annual "Comedy For A Cause" Gala To Feature Felicia Madison, Jessica Kirson, And Maureen Langan

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "This event, like most of my events, will have you leaving in a good mood and feeling good about life, not only because you had a great big belly laugh but also because you are helping children around the world deal with their diabetes and hopefully find a cure for this debilitating disease," reflected Felicia Madison.

Epic Two-Year Quest For Waves Featured In Upcoming Hamptons Surf Movie Night

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Surf Movie Night is a great opportunity for members of the community to come out and enjoy a night with fellow ocean-lovers," Colleen Henn noted.

Brooklyn-Based Artist, Andrew Brischler, Exhibiting Work At Madoo Conservancy

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "The buildings and gardens are so magical, so evocative, and so otherworldly; seeing my work in this space has brought an entirely new dimension to my practice," reflected Brischler.

INTERVIEW: NY Women's Surf Film Festival And Lava Girl Surf Founder, Davina Grincevicius, Emphasizes Importance Of Women In Surf

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "Women, as in most arenas, simply do not get the recognition they deserve in surfing," Grincevicius told Hamptons.com. "More and more women are breaking down barriers, but we still have a long way to go until women are treated equally within the surf industry and in the water."

INTERVIEW: Emerging Artist Stephen Wilson On Gaining Hamptons Traction After Market Art + Design

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "For Market Art + Design I chose to showcase works from my ongoing Luxury series, where I rework the idea of found object assemblage, utilizing designer boxes and packaging as the canvas," said artist Stephen Wilson.

Broadway Star To Perform In The Hamptons

by Olivia Rutigliano
Live Music View - "Everything started for me from music as a kid. It is my first love," said Max von Essen.

Everyday Kitchen Utensil "Causing A Stir" In The Hamptons

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "Every day offers myriad choices. An empty spoon eloquently represents the beginning of the creative process and the potential to imagine limitless possibilities," Patti Grabel said.

Skrapper Studio To Host "Via East Hampton"

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "It will be an ambitious mix of beautiful, handmade women's bags, photography, incredible drone footage and paintings," explained artist William Quigley.

INTERVIEW: Steven Fales On "Confessions Of A Mormon Boy" - Revisited, Faith, The Healing Process, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "It was like being burned at the stake, in a way," Fales said about being excommunicated.

INTERVIEW: Dancers For Good Co-Producer Eric Gunhus On Honoring Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth, The 2018 Performance, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "It's just an unbelievable opportunity to see multiple styles of dance from all disciplines in the Hamptons," Gunhus told us.

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Celebrating 35 Years In The Hamptons

by Olivia Rutigliano
Live Music View - "By celebrating our 35th Season through the lens of 'Destination America,' we put a spotlight on works both the familiar and new, and reinforce the idea of America as a place where creativity thrives, and is indeed improved, by a coming together of cultures," said BCMF Executive Director Michael Lawrence.

Three Local Legends Headlining Upcoming East End Creekside Concert

by Olivia Rutigliano
Live Music View - "July 15 will be an epic night of local legends," said Tracy McCarthy.

Parrish Art Museum To Present A Duo Of Multicultural Dance Groups This Month

by Olivia Rutigliano
Performing Arts - "We are delighted that—through our ongoing partnerships with S.Y.A., S.T.A.R., and BHCCRC—these performances will reach hundreds of local children not only at the Parrish, but throughout our community," said Parrish Education Director Cara Conklin-Wingfield.

Kelly Ripa And Mark Consuelos Producing TV Drama About The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - The one-hour drama for Freeform is based on Jasmin Rosemberg's 2008 book How the Other Half Hamptons.

Sammy Davis Jr. Documentary And Films Starring Charlize Theron, Claire Danes, Robert Pattinson And Jim Parsons Featured In Hamptons Summer Film Series

by Olivia Rutigliano
On The Screen - The Wall Street Journal said A Kid Like Jake was "A daring drama with a heavyweight cast, a gracefully delivered message and a hellish problem — specifically, other people."

Upstairs Art Fair Presenting Second Hamptons Iteration This July

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "Interesting what a difference one season can make with Art Hamptons fading out and Upstairs Art Fair along with The Bridge filling the void," said Bill Powers.

18th Annual Art In The Park Festival To Return To Agawam In July

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "There truly is something for everyone at this fine art show. It is a great time to come to the Village, stroll in our park and check out the Village restaurants," SAA Board member Danielle Leef explained. "Come and meet the artists and support local fine art."

Hamptons "Summer Of Spielberg" To Launch Over 4th Of July Weekend

by Olivia Rutigliano
Hamptons International Film Festival - "SAC board member Elyn Kronemeyer and I had both seen the 2017 Spielberg documentary by Susan Lacy and collectively came up with the idea to focus solely on Steven's films, recalling that previous screenings of his classics in summer's past have always been audience favorites," said Amy Kirwin.

The Choral Society Of The Hamptons To Showcase "Carmina Burana"

by Olivia Rutigliano
Live Music View - The chorus will lead the audience through the this piece of fortune's fickleness, the ephemeral nature of life and the joy of the return on spring. Music director and conductor Mark Mangini calls the evocation "a real trip."

Southampton "Concerts In The Park" Series Launching Over Holiday Week

by Olivia Rutigliano
Live Music View - The popular series welcomes a talented lineup to Agawam Park and Cooper's Beach.

INTERVIEW: Author Cristina Alger On "The Banker's Wife," Her Hamptons Book Tour, Next Novel, And More

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "My interest in offshore banking was the catalyst," Alger told us about "The Banker's Wife."

INTERVIEW: Richard Barons On The Thomas & Mary Nimmo Moran Studio's Renovation, The Artists' East End Impact, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "The biggest challenge probably was the deteriorated condition of the building," Barons told us.

Hamptons Summer Theater Review: "Frost/Nixon" At Bay Street Theater

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - The show is a triumphant summer hit for Bay Street Theater.

4th Of July Week In Amagansett To Bring "Barge-In" Programming

by Olivia Rutigliano
Art News - "This summer season began with an invitation for all to take a look… take a class," said Christopher Kohan.

A.J. Finn To Launch 2018 East End-Based "Conversations With Authors" Series

by Olivia Rutigliano
The Bookshelf - "I am happy to say four of these best-selling authors have East End ties and the press for these books has been fantastic!" shared Selina Pasca

80 Top Galleries From Around The World To Be Represented At Hamptons Art Market + Design

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "Market Art + Design 2018 is absolutely a can't miss event of the Hamptons summer season," said Kelly Freeman, Director.

Hamptons-Based Historical Society Holding Caribbean-Themed Cocktail Party

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "We invite the public to come celebrate the start of the summer season in Caribbean style with the delicious fare the Caribbean offers, while enjoying our 2nd Annual Caribbean Art Exhibition," said Audrey Gaines.

The Past And Present Of Artist Keith Sonnier To Be Explored In The Hamptons This Summer

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "I have found that it is often during the most challenging times of our lives, outside of any comfort system we may have developed to protect ourselves, is where our survival instinct kicks in and directs us to gain energy and direction from our personal reservoir of existence," noted Tripoli Patterson.

Hamptons Music Monday Series To Feature Jackie Hoffman's "From Broadway To Bay Street"

by Lee Fryd
Performing Arts - "I was a rude, ugly, boring child," Jackie Hoffman says on stage, "and if you think I'm self-loathing now, you're lucky you didn't see the one woman show I did when I was five!"

Hamptons Pre-Fourth Of July Concert To Support Amagansett Life-Saving Station

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "It's gratifying both personally and professionally to be able to contribute to the Amagansett Life-Saving Station by giving this benefit performance," said Deborah Carmichael.

INTERVIEW: Sandra Bernhard On Causing "Sandemonium" In The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "It's always great to be out in the Hamptons during the summer," Bernhard told us.

Free Montauk Concerts On The Village Green And At Gosman's Dockside Stage In The Harbor To Launch In June

by Olivia Rutigliano
Live Music View - "Special events organized by the chamber and business sponsors to help underwrite them such as this annual free summer concert series drive visitation and the Montauk economy and add vitality to the community," says Laraine Creegan, executive director of the Chamber.

Local Musician Celebrating Album Release By Giving Out Free Copies Of New CD At Hamptons Concert

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "Lately it seems like all of our lives are stretched like a rubber band…this music has been good medicine," Inda Eaton reflected.

The White Room Gallery's "Balancing Act" Kicking Off With Summer Solstice Summer Kick Off Party

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "My artistic passion involves revealing the unique beauty found in the most simple moments and places," John Mazlish.

The Sea And Sky Meet At Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum

In the Galleries - "The original theme was a multidimensional show," said Michael Butler.

Aida Turturro, Ellen Dolan, Florencia Lozano, Ava DeMary, And More To Star In One Night Only The Neo-Political Cowgirls Production

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "When women help women, great shifts occur," Mueth reflected. "It is not always easy or convenient, but this help will always create change for the better."

Classical Music Festival To Offer Three Months Worth Of Hamptons Programming

by Olivia Rutigliano
Live Music View - "An important goal of Pianofest is to bring together young musicians and audiences to develop and maintain music appreciation and high musical standards," said director Paul Schenly.

"Everyday Monet" - A Perfect Book For The Hamptons

by T.J. Clemente
The Bookshelf - "If Claude Monet we're alive today, there is no doubt he would be seen with a glass of rosé, and easel trying to catch the light as it bounced off the beautiful bays of the Hamptons," said author Aileen Bordman.

Eliot Zigmund Headlining First "Jazz On The Terrace" Of 2018

by Olivia Rutigliano
Live Music View - "I am very pleased to welcome Eliot Zigmund —an extraordinary talent in the jazz world—to the Parrish," said Corinne Erni, Curator of Special Projects.

Performance Art Guaranteed To Engage The Senses Coming To The Hamptons

by Ashley Mantrana
In the Galleries - "Expect the unexpected and prepare for contagious passion that will uplift and move you," said Kate March.

June Hamptons PechaKucha To Feature Reiki Master, Artists, And More

by Olivia Rutigliano
Performing Arts - "We're thrilled to present another exciting group of creatives at PechaKucha, the East End's prime talent show," said Corinne Erni, Senior Curator of ArtsReach and Special Projects.

Shawn Heinrichs' "Light On Shadow" Offers A Unique Connection Between Art And Conservancy

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - "In my imagery, in my storytelling, in my conservation work that's where I start and I try to plant that seed because just maybe that one person in that room will get up, transform their lives, and become the next ambassadors for the change that we so desperately need," said Heinrichs.

"Artists Speak" Series Returning To Amagansett

by Olivia Rutigliano
Art News - "We are pleased to continue the Artists Speak series of intimate talks with distinguished artists begun in the early 80s. Our inaugural talk this season is with Judith Hudson who will engage in a lively dialogue on art and social issues with fellow artist Lucy Winton," said Esperanza Leon, administrative coordinator at The Art Barge.

Hamptons Theater Review: "Fellow Travelers" Is A Hit At Bay Street

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - Fellow Travelers is a hit because it is a great script that comes to life with excellent acting and wonderful directing.

A Look At Life At Sylvester Manor During The 19th Century Opens 2018 Exhibitions

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "As a life long photographer and professionally as a photo editor and photo historian, the discoveries I have made at Sylvester Manor have delighted me," Donnamarie Barnes shared. "From the basement to the attic, I've found photographs that range from Daguerreotypes to Polaroids."

Former Long Island Poet Of The Year Founds Hamptons-Based Poetry Academy

by Eileen Casey
Art News - "We hope inspiration among the beauty of the Halsey property and the house itself will contribute to the workshop poems by participants who will be given the opportunity to have their works performed at monthly readings," Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan stated.

"Magical Realism" Comes To East Hampton

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "Shimon Okshteyn, a barometer of our time, points to aesthetic beauty, technical brilliance, and the narrative of art history as the building blocks of his life and art. In the mode of big bold painters, the work of Shimon Okshteyn astounds," Adam Umbach reflected.

An East End "Songwriter Showcase" In Support Of Maureen's Haven To Wrap Up Local Concert Series

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - The final concert of the season is always a little bitter sweet," said series founder, Nancy Remkus. "It has been another great series and we have so appreciated the support of our musicians and our audiences. I have so enjoyed meeting everyone that comes in the door to support local charities and our musicians."

Hamptons Theater Review: Hampton Theatre Company's "Don't Dress For Dinner"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - This production of Don't Dress For Dinner is absolutely what local theater is totally about - a great live show that gives you the highest level of entertainment.

Reminisce About "The Good Old Days" With "Pastime/Time Passed"

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "I find it interesting that both artists, in their own way, slightly subvert our romanticized ideas of the past," Damien Roman said.

Hamptons-Based Artists Association To Exhibit Over 50 Artists During Memorial Day Show

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "This fine art show includes local artists whose works range in photography, oils, acrylics, watercolors, mixed media and sculptures," Danielle Leef shared.

"I Know What You Did Last Summer" To Launch Boo-Hooray Summer Rental's 2018 Season In Montauk

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "We had such a great response last season, that we wanted to expand to this new location," Johan Kugelberg explained.

Shawn Heinrichs' "Light On Shadow" To Make World Premiere At Southampton Arts Center

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - "Art is my passion, conservation is my purpose, and for me the two are inseparable," said Shawn Heinrichs, who founded the Blue Sphere Foundation.

French Bedroom Comedy, "Don't Dress For Dinner," Coming To Quogue Community Hall

by Olivia Rutigliano
Performing Arts - "This bawdy bedroom farce offers two rib-tickling, hilarious hours of theater," said Terry Brennan

"Velocity Games" Brings Motion And Color To Sag Harbor

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "Both (artists) have been working in series that are related to motion, so when I was thinking of a name for the show, 'Velocity Games' came to mind," Sara Nightingale said.

Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller, And Elia Kazan's Dynamic Explored In New Play Premiering In The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "This play is about giants of the stage and screen, larger than life personalities who made great art and a great impact on our American culture," shared Scott Schwartz.

Montauk Memorial Day Weekend Art Show On The Green Celebrating 10th Anniversary

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "Each of our art events is about helping you to explore not just the wondrously creative visions and talents of the artists, but something in you, in each of us, during the process of that discovery," said Ron Mellot.

The Victor D'Amico Institute Of Art To Open With Tribute To Its Founders

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "This year our invitation to the public is to 'take a look… take a class,'" shared Chris Kohan, President of The Victor D'Amico Institute of Art.

Ryan Steadman To Exhibit Abstractions Inspired By Literary Works During Solo Show At Hamptons-Based Gallery

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "I was thinking about loving these dead mediums, and it's a word that literally means 'medium' or one who is able to speak to the dead. In that sense, I do feel like I'm trying to translate these art forms to people," the artist said about Necromancer.

Music Mania Coming To "The End" During Annual Montauk Music Festival - Rain Or Shine

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "We selected about a 100 different acts and we're doing 455 shows in the four days," Ken Giustino told us.

Robin Williams And Flynn McGarry Documentaries To Be Screened During Hamptons International Film Festival's "SummerDocs"

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Over the last decade we have captivated audiences with some of the most incredible storytelling, noted Alec Baldwin, who is a Co-Chairman of the Hamptons International Film Festival.

Hamptons-Based Gallery To Fête Winners Of Online Juried Contest In "Positive Space"

by Olivia Rutigliano
In the Galleries - "The world is a blank canvas waiting to be painted and I can see all of the possibilities in my mind's eye," Gitlitz said.

18 Artists To Be Featured In 2018 "Hamptons Juried Art Show" Presented By RJD Gallery And The Retreat

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "We hope to raise awareness and funding for an essential and worthy non-profit," Richard Demato explained.

New Docudrama To Follow Sag Harbor's LCpl. Jordan Haerter And Cpl. Jonathan Yale's Courageous Last Stand

by Anastasia Lennon
On The Screen - "You should take them as an inspiration to be that person in your everyday life," says DeFour about Lance Cpl. Jordan Haerter and Cpl. Jonathan Yale. "What they did embodied what every Marine would hope to give forth."

"Unravelled Beauty" To Take Center Stage At The Spur

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "By partnering with different spaces, we are able to experiment with a range of curatorial styles while exposing a broader community to a diverse range of artists and works of contemporary art, design and creative expression," Kelcey Edwards noted.

Long Island-Based Portraits Program Shines A Spotlight On Local Shelter Animals

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "My goal is to connect community members, ranging from children to seniors, with their local animal shelter," Theresa Maritato explained.

Pierson Students Bring Sag Harbor Into Focus In New Art Show

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "These kids are really super smart and if their work is any indication, they're going to have a great panel because they have a lot of complexity going on in the imagery that I've seen so far," said April Gornik.

Music For Montauk Presenting "Bach To Brazil" And A Spring Awakening Over Mother's Day Weekend

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "Bach is the core of western musical culture; everything connects to Bach," M4M's Miloš Repicky reflected. "To take these connections to South America, with its own sounds and rhythms, is to merge worlds and unify cultures in a gorgeous way."

Spring Performing Arts Festival To Return To Southampton Cultural Center Over Mother's Day Weekend

by Anastasia Lennon
Performing Arts - "We were delighted to see such enthusiastic support for our festival last year, and judging from the responses so far, this year's event will be no different," said Kirsten Lonnie.

Caroline Doctorow Launching The Bridgehampton Museum's 2018 "Summer Songs: The Great American Songbook...And Other Stories" Series

by Anastasia Lennon
Live Music View - "This series is a sort of celebration of the 35 years I've been playing music professionally," said Caroline Doctorow.

The Art Of Tap And An Unforgettable Vaudeville Cabaret Coming To Guild Hall For One Weekend Only

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "The show aims to introduce people to the incredible world of tap from its historical roots to its many offshoots in the hopes to continue to spread the love and appreciation of this wonderful artistic dance style," Anita Boyer and Kasia Klimiuk said.

Crush Curatorial Is Back In The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "There is an overwhelming amount of singularly strong artists that also work tirelessly to promote and advocate for other artists in New York City and the East End," noted Karen Hesse Flatow.

Expect Maximum Rhythm 'n' Twang During Gene Casey's Songwriters Share For The Turtle Rescue Of The Hamptons

by Anastasia Lennon
Live Music View - "I look at this concert as just a celebration of perseverance and sticking to your guns. we basically love what we do and that's why we do it - out of the love," says Gene Casey.

Hamptons Theater Review: "The Miracle Worker" Leaves A Lasting Impression

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - I must admit I could not leave my seat for ten minutes after the show because of the power of what I saw.

INTERVIEW: Scott Schwartz Discusses Title Wave At Bay Street, The Inspiring New Works Festival Lineup, And More

by Anastasia Lennon
Performing Arts - "It was so humbling to get to choose between so many excellent new works and to see what wonderful plays and musicals are being created around the country and by local writers on the East End," says Bay Street Theater's Artistic Director, Scott Schwartz.

Cinco de Mayo "Live From SAC" To Feature Special Tango Performance Featuring Sandra Antognazzi And Walter Perez

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "LIVE from SAC is continuing its series with a melting pot of South American, Caribbean and Jazz music - with a live dance performance," Claes Brondal shared. "These elements are choreographed and arranged into a multi sensory experience."

Artists Alliance Of East Hampton's 2018 Season Launching With "Spring Members Show"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "We are excited to have welcomed a good number of new members exhibiting with us for the first time," Anahi DeCanio said.

Boots On The Ground's Latest Production, William Gibson's "The Miracle Worker," Coming To Southampton Cultural Center

by Anastasia Lennon
Performing Arts - "As a child, I saw the movie featuring Patty Duke and Anne Bancroft and was haunted by their story," said the play's producer, Bonnie Grice. "Later I had the honor of interviewing Bancroft, who confided that the role of Annie Sullivan was her favorite and, I knew at that moment, I had to bring the play to life."

Tripoli Gallery's "Love Isabela: A Puerto Rico Fundraiser" Continues With Part 2 - A Send-off Event And Clothing Drive

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - "When you put love out into the world, it's breathtaking how much of it you get in return," reflected gallery owner Tripoli Patterson. "As we gear up for another fun summer out East, let's not forget that Puerto Rico is still in need."

Artists Gustavo Bonevardi, Darlene Charneco, María Schön, And Aurelio Torres Highlighted In "Line, Colour, Form: Place"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The synergy between art, design, architecture and real estate is stronger than ever," said Christopher Burnside.

"Coppelia" Returning To Guild Hall This Spring

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "Come support this wonderful group of dancers as they transport you to a beautiful village in the height of spring!" Sara Jo Strickland encourages.

Dante Nero, Erica Spera, And Max May Headlining Hamptons All Star Stand Up Comedy Show

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "We have one of our best lineups yet," host Joseph Vecsey said.

Claire Watson Featured In First Solo Exhibition At Amagansett's Ille Arts

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - Watson's sculpture concerns "the transformation of found objects that resonate with imagined histories, and that embody transient notions of gender, utility and fashion of their place in time."

Monthly Hamptons Paint Night Gives Back To The Bays

by Anastasia Lennon
Art News - "As a local restaurant that appreciates the town in which we live and our proximity to the beautiful waters that are so much a part of Long Island's DNA, we believe it is so important to give back locally to not only help improve our community, but also its gorgeous waterways," explained Rachel Hersh.

Cold Chocolate Headlining Spring Concert At Shelter Island's Sylvester Manor

by Anastasia Lennon
Live Music View - "This year we are broadening our musical genres to include not just tradtional American Roots bands, but accoustic jazz, folk, some local legends songwriting rock and of course bluegrass," shared Kim Folks.

Quogue Library To Bring "A Touch Of Spring" To The East End

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - "In the real outdoors, spring has been slow to show its glorious bounty of blossoms and blooms; three Long Island artists - Susan Nadel, Jean Arena, and Sheila Thompson - bring spring's joys to life in the works on display in A Touch of Spring," shares Elizabeth Hartman, the Chairwoman of the Quogue Library Art Committee.

Spend Earth Day Learning About Earth's Majestic Creatures During Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival's Spring Docs Day

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Cameras record worlds of wonder we cannot see except in award-winning films," Jacqui Lofaro reflected.

A Spectacular Musical Spring Tradition Takes Aim At The Local Fight Against Hunger

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "It's a special form of music, it takes a special group of folks to make the time and effort to prepare the music and we do have fun doing so. Our scores are all alike; similar to a piano sheet music, but we each only have four notes (bells) to play in most cases," Tom White reflected.

Alexander Klingspor, Jorge Santos, Margo Selski, And Fatih Gurbuz Featured In "Surreal Alternative"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "We are excited to showcase these well developed surrealistic artworks, an often overlooked style, that works very well within the realm of figurative art," said Richard J. Demato.

Hamptons-Based Gallery Enlists Three Artists To Evoke The Element Of Surprise

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "I feel a powerful urgency to reveal so much that is 'out there' but which is refracted and altered by the inner world of memory and recollection," Nicholas Down reflected.

The Choral Society Of The Hamptons To Showcase "Petite Messe Solennelle"

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - Led by its celebrated former music director John Daly Goodwin as guest conductor, the chorus will be joined by four young and exciting opera singers from Mexico.

"LIVE From SAC" Continues With The Martin Fabricius Group Featuring Steve Swallow

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - "LIVE from SAC always aim to present excellent and diverse Jazz performances - this concert is no exception," said Claes Brondal.

INTERVIEW: Screenwriter James V. Hart On Hamptons International Film Festival's Master Class, HartChart, And More

by Anastasia Lennon
Hamptons International Film Festival - "There is a toolbox you can use that will take the mystery out of writing. I like to boil it down to a much more mechanical process. There are certain guidelines and tools that you can implement from the idea stage that will enable you to form a narrative story, a screen play, a novel, a TV pilot, a song, a play," Hart told Hamptons.com.

Art Groove Adds Tea Dance To 2018 Collective

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - "Art Groove is where creativity, individuality and unity come alive in the historic Art District of SPRINGS! Come celebrate with all the artists!" says Geralyne Lewandowski.

INTERVIEW: Jimy Bleu Of Kiss The Sky On The Jimi Hendrix Experience, His Return To Long Island And More

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "We are pretty much doing the whole iconic performances of Jimi Hendrix, from the beginning to the end - even before he became famous," Bleu told Hamptons.com.

Accomplished Finger Style Guitarist Headlining Hamptons Songwriters Share In Support Of The Retreat

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "A kind and generous person, Fred's soothing, original music goes right to your heart," said Nancy Remkus.

30 Artists Selected To Be Featured In "East End Collected4"

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - "We are thrilled to have Paton return for the 4th year of the popular East End Collected exhibition," says Amy Kirwin.

Human Impact Examined In New Hamptons Exhibition

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - "We are symbiotic with the earth and while we destroy it we are destroying ourselves," says exhibiting artist Janet Culbertson.

East End-Based Gallery Hosting Open Call For Sunshine Inspired Works

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Let your art celebrate the coming of spring and summer (finally!) on the beautiful East End of Long Island—or anyplace sunny and wonderful," Jane Kirkwood noted.

Hamptons-Based Center For The Arts Awarded $15,000 For Artist-in-Residence

by Nicole Barylski
Museum News - "It is energizing to see the impact that the arts are making throughout the United States," said NEA Chairman Jane Chu.

Hamptons Theater Review: Gladstone And Mueth Successfully Brought "Romeo And Juliet" Into The 21st Century

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - The words of William Shakespeare are never to be under estimated for their enduring power and relevance. His plays live on century after century.

Hamptons Theater Review: "The Boys Next Door" Touches Your Soul

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - Hampton Theatre Company's Boys Next Door is a powerful use of theater to expose the reality of special needs through drama and comedy, while shining the bright show lights on it.

Works By Scott Hewett, June Kaplan, And Penny Kaplan To Appear In "Premium Blend"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "It never ceases to fascinate how one medium can take on so many forms but that is what makes the mind of the artist so relentlessly intriguing," Kat O'Neill.

The First Weekend Of Spring To Bring Complimentary Artist Critique To The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The Victor D'Amico Institute of Art is delighted to host a two-day Spring Critique at the D'Amico Studio and Archive in Lazy Point," shared Esperanza Leon.

Nearly 20 Artists Address The Subject Of "No Longer Supported"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "I love that the title of the exhibition, No Longer Supported, could be interpreted in multiple ways," Nightingale reflected.

Moving And Comedic Drama, "The Boys Next Door," Coming To Quogue Community Hall

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "This moving comedy and drama of 'The Boys Next Door' underscores the everyday things in life we take for granted. The characters will charm you with their antics and pull at your heartstrings," said Terry Brennan of Hampton Theatre Company.

19 East End Art, Cultural, And Historical Institutions Presenting Programming During Inaugural THAW Fest

by Anastasia Lennon
Art News - "THAW-Fest gives us all the opportunity to collectively illuminate the richness of arts and culture on the East End with a weekend of endless possibilities for visitors near and far to be entertained and enlightened," shares Amy Kirwin.

Elite Improv Touring Company Visiting The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "Being able to bring one of the absolute best improv comedy troupes in the world to our stage is truly thrilling, and will be a special treat to all who attend," said Amy Kirwin.

Spring Fever At Ashawagh Hall Brings Two-Day Pop Up Art Show

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "An event to underscore the change of season," said artist John Todaro.

Arborist, Sculptor, Photographer, Land Conservationist And More Among Latest PechaKucha Presenters

by Anastasia Lennon
Art News - "Spring season has officially arrived at the Parrish with a burst of creativity at our next PechaKucha, the East End's prime talent show," said Corinne Erni, Senior Curator of ArtsReach and Special Projects.

Over 20 Artists Document Architecture Dating From The 1930s To Present Day In New Hamptons Exhibition

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - "'Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture' gives the museum an opportunity to fully explore the fascinating connections found among spectator, photographer, and architect, from the 1930s to the present. This is a very special project for us, and one we very much look forward to sharing with the public," said Terrie Sultan.

Man's Best Friend Takes Center Stage At Amagansett-Based Gallery

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Where else do we get a chance to see inspiring works of art, hang out with friends and meet some adorable puppies?" Sara De Luca pondered. "It's a dream come true!"

Hamptons Theater Review: "Beauty And The Beast" At Southampton Cultural Center

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - It is a successful effort to bring the "Greatest story ever told" to the East End of Long Island.

INTERVIEW: Musician Inda Eaton On Her Latest Album, New Show At Bay Street, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "This is the first time the entire full album of material was completely synthesized and written from my kitchen table in Springs," Eaton told Hamptons.com about Shelter in Place.

The Retreat And RJD Gallery's Open Call For "Hamptons Juried Art Show" Ends In April

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Our artists and we want to be a part of Where HOPE begins and the Violence ends!" Richard Demato noted.

INTERVIEW: Writer And Director Christian Nilsson On "Westhampton," His Film Inspired By The Hamptons, Crowdfunding, And More

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "It would be incredible for me to film in my high school. It would be incredible for me to shoot on Main Street in Westhampton," Nilsson told Hamptons.com.

"American Values" To Screen William Friedkin's "The People Vs Paul Crump"

by Anastasia Lennon
On The Screen - The film falls into the category of "true crime documentary" as it depicts reenactments of the crime and includes Crump's recounting of events and his subsequent confession to police.

Star-Crossed Lovers Set To Take Center Stage At Guild Hall

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "This is a dreamy cast overflowing with bold, youthful energy that helps feed the overall tone and style Josh has decided to take with this interpretation," shared Kate Mueth.

Center Stage At Southampton Cultural Center's 10th Anniversary Continues With A Disney Classic

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "The story is an enchanting escape, but the Menken score, to me, takes the simple tale of girl rom a rural village and catapults it of new heights," shared Director Michael Disher.

Hip Hop Artist, Rapper, And Human Beat Boxer Baba Israel To Be Featured During Hamptons "HIP-LA-JAZ Night!"

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - "One of the main goals of this concert series is to present and showcase the wonderful world of music within the Jazz umbrella and beyond," said Claes Brondal, series organizer. "The roots of rhythm and history of the Americas is the unique melting pot of world cultures and societies."

Hamptons-Based Gallery Showcasing Abstract, Graffiti And Conceptual Art During New Solo Show

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - The solo exhibition will feature her work from over the years, with varied images of graffiti, tombstones, a scene from Rikers Island presented as photographs or mixed media pieces.

Hamptons-Based Classical Music Festival's Spring Series To Feature Pacifica String Quartet And More

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - "Our spring series has deepened our relationship with our community in ways that continue to surprise us," remarked Artistic Director Marya Martin.

Artist Miles Partington Returns To Southampton's Tripoli Gallery

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - "Viewers are taken on a tour through Partington's world as they step from the first room of the gallery to the second, transforming from observers of his subjects to participants among them, which leap in scale from miniatures to life-sized beings," says the gallery.

Caroline Doctorow Playing For The Bridgehampton Child Care And Recreation Center During Songwriters Share

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "This will be a great night of music as Caroline takes a break from touring the country and joins her full band for a hometown concert!" shared Nancy Remkus.

Nearly 20 Local Artists Showcased During Annual Hamptons "Winter Art Show"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "SAA promotes art in our community by encouraging local artists to share their work with art lovers, other artists and even those with a casual interest in art, which in turn challenges artists to improve and expand their work," explained Dave Johns.

11th Annual Winterfest To Offer Nearly A Month Of Winter East End Fun

by Anastasia Lennon
Live Music View - "Winterfest has proven its value to the East End by highlighting the area as an exciting destination through brand recognition," says Patricia Drake Snyder, Executive Director of East End Arts.

Eve Ensler's Award-Winning Play, "The Vagina Monologues," To Performed At Southampton Arts Center In Celebration Of V-Day

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "Eve Ensler's work, whether The Vagina Monologues, One Billion Rising, or her global social justice work, is and has been the thrust of improving awareness and strengthening the voice of women in regard to healing from physical and sexual abuse no matter what walk of life we are from," stated Kate Mueth, a participant in this year's Vagina Monologues.

Alec Baldwin And David Nugent To Discuss Hitchcock Classic During "Winter Classic"

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "We thought it might be fun to take a look at what a lot of film critics think is the greatest film of all time," Nugent told us.

INTERVIEW: Hamptons International Film Festival's Anne Chaisson And David Nugent Dish About "Now Showing," The Winter Classic, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "We are trying to show as many foreign films as we can because that's what you really cannot see out here at this time," Nugent told us.

Camp SoulGrow Presidents' Week Programming To Include Baking, Crafting, Fitness, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "We want to keep them trying new things and remain open minded. It can be that one workshop that their parents couldn't afford or that they didn't think they would like and they came to and they found a new passion or friend for life," London Rosiere explained.

New Innovative Art Exhibitor To Host Traveling Pop-Up Show In The Hamptons

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "By offering a traveling exhibition series, we hope to expose and Southampton community to diverse range of artists and artistic styles of art, design and creative expression," said Kelcey Edwards.

Hamptons-Based Arts Center Launching Year-Round Friday Night Film Series

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "We know there is an audience for these critically acclaimed, less-commercial films and are excited to have such wide-ranging capabilities with our new system," explained Amy Kirwin.

Hamptons-Based Arts Center To Screen Documentary About Affordable Farmland On Long Island

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Growing Farmers was an early look at the Trust's Farms for the Future Initiative," Kathy Kennedy explained. "The initiative has continued to grow and support our local farmers."

Three-time Grammy-Nominated Songwriter And Musician Brady Rymer To Lead Local Music Masters Concert

by Anastasia Lennon
Live Music View - "I love how this band has really gelled together as a group creating their own sound that's never been heard before," shared program mentor and Grammy-nominated musician, Brady Rymer.

East End-Based Gallery Holding Open Call For Weed And Ink Themed Art Shows

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Let's have a dialog starting with art," encourages Jane Kirkwood.

Sag Harbor-Based Gallery Thinking Ahead To Spring With Latest Exhibition

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - "When my lens turned toward surfers I was inspired by their keen sense of timing catching a wave then riding across it," said Blair Seagram, an exhibiting artist.

Southampton's Jeremy Dennis Featured In Solo Exhibition At Suffolk County Community College

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "Reflecting upon my own experience and observations in my community, the Shinnecock Reservation in Southampton, New York, specifically the burden of the loss of culture through assimilation, omission of our history in school curriculum, and loss of land and economic disadvantage; this series illustrates the shared damaged enthusiasm of living on indigenous lands without rectification," reflected Jeremy Davis.

Local Artist Embraces Joy During New Exhibition At Quogue Library

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - "The Quogue Library is honored that we have such a fine caliber of artists that exhibit here. It is always a refreshing pleasure seeing the new gallery shows," shared Adult Program Coordinator, Selina Pasca.

Get Ready To Fall Hard And Fast For These "Love & Passion" Pieces

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "It is going to be another fun show!" Karyn Mannix told us. "This year's Love & Passion theme has a twist, Size Does Matter."

Free Family Month Programming At Hamptons-Based Museum Launches With Student Exhibition Featuring Over 1,000 Local Artists

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - "The annual Student Exhibition is an inspiration to everyone who visits the Museum," said Cara Conklin-Wingfield. "We are indebted to the art educators who expertly lead young artists to explore the visual arts—from the exuberant creations of preschoolers to the inventive and introspective works of high school artists."

Steven Ladd And William Ladd To Speak About Alan Shields' Work During Hamptons Artist To Artist Talk

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Artists often reveal much about themselves by talking about other artists as they shed light on a particular creative process," Corinne Erni reflected.

Bay Street-Based Improv Troupe Presenting Hamptons Winter Comedy Series

by Anastasia Lennon
Performing Arts - "Improv Comedy is an immediate, hilarious experience custom designed for each, individual audience. No two shows are ever the same!" said Rob Reese, leader of Bay Street Theater's improv troupe.

Over 30 Musical Acts To Headline Annual Hamptons Cabin Fever Music Festival

by Anastasia Lennon
Live Music View - "I am looking most forward to seeing as many amazing acts as I can this year. We have a deep pool of local talent in all genres, and it speaks volumes about our communities commitment to the arts," says festival founder Brendon Henry.

"Now Showing" Film Series Expands To Sag Harbor-Based Theater

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "It's at once honest and artful, a touching and clearsighted declaration of faith in people and in movies," A.O. Scott of The New York Times said about the first film screening in February.

Inda Eaton's Songwriters Share Concert To Support Project MOST

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "We are so excited to have the very talented Inda Eaton perform for the fourth annual Songwriters Share Concert Series! Anyone that has heard Inda sing and tell her stories knows what a fun and enchanting evening this will be," remarked Nancy Remkus, curator of the Concert Series. "An amazing songwriter, Inda also has a way of connecting with the audience that makes you feel right at home as she talks directly to your heart. She has a brilliant way of seeing the world and reporting on it that just makes you smile."

Winter Lecture Series Explores The East End's Land, History And Traditions

by Anastasia Lennon
The Bookshelf - "Winter is the perfect time to cozy-up with a good cup of coffee and a great book! We want to celebrate the season by taking time reflect on land, history and traditions with wonderful local authors and scholars," said Lisa Pepe, Assistant Director at Hallockville Museum Farm.

Hamptons-Based Library Promoting Animal Adoption Through Art

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "Children and teens get to be creative, while making a difference in the community," Theresa Maritato explained.

Hamptons-Based Museum To Host The People's State Of The Union Story Circle

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "I strongly believe that in polarized times like these, as a community we need a place to come together and share and listen to each other, no matter our differences. The Parrish offers this space through the Story Circle," said Corinne Erni.

Artists Janet Jennings, Anne Raymond, And Phyllis Hammond To Explore Light And Color

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - "There are a number of excellent artists here on Long Island," Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay said. "Our college and its galleries create an opportunity to showcase one of the island's best assets, its artists."

Students Encouraged To Express Their Fur Baby Love Through Art

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - We enjoy helping young pet lovers cultivate their artistic culture, and look forward to all of the submissions we'll receive this year," said Amy Brostoff.

Guild Hall Fêting The Next Generation Of Artists

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "This is an exciting time for us when we celebrate our future: the next generation of artists!" Casey Dalene noted.

Winter Theater Review: Tina Jones Is Brilliant In "Venus In Fur" At Quogue Community Center

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - The writing of Mr. Ives will rock your comfort zone on matters of the power dynamic in relationships.

Winter Hamptons Theater Review: Center Stage's "Crimes Of The Heart"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - The production is the essence of what the Southampton Cultural Center brings to the East End theater community; quality programing, usually focusing on exhibiting the talents of local actors in a local venue.

Krisi Zea's Documentary About Artist Elizabeth Murray Screening In The Hamptons

by Anastasia Lennon
On The Screen - "I am very excited to screen this timely portrait of a hugely influential artist who inspired other women artists to follow their dreams and ambitions," said Corinne Erni.

Bay Street's Latest All Star Comedy Show To Feature Sam Rubinoff, Greg Stone, And Mark DeMayo

by Anastasia Lennon
Performing Arts - "Every show the audience walks away excited and appreciative that we are bringing New York city comics who hit the best clubs across the country out to Bay Street," said Vecsey.

G.E. Smith To Join Cracked Actor During The Velvet Underground And Lou Reed Tribute Concert

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "We're thrilled to have guitarist G.E. Smith performing with us, as he's been a huge fan of the Velvet Underground since their inception," Carlos Lama shared.

Small Town Family Drama To Unfold Onstage During "Crimes Of The Heart"

by Anastasia Lennon
Performing Arts - "As a director, I tried for three seasons to obtain the rights to Crimes of the Heart and it was well worth the wait. This is a play that requires a lot of study and breaking down not just of the characters and their relationships, but of themes and symbolism and the cast has really embraced this process," said Director Joan M. Lyons.

David Ives' "Venus In Fur" Kicking Off Three-Week East End Run

by Anastasia Lennon
Performing Arts - "'Venus in Fur' is a wild examination of the relationships between actor and director, the dominant and submissive, and men and women," says Terry Brennan, General Manager of the Hampton Theatre Company.

"The Curator's View" To Take A Look At A "Permanent Collection" Reinstallation

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "I always look forward to talking about the collection and the many ideas that come into play when thinking about a new installation," said Alicia G. Longwell.

Southampton Youth Bureau Looking For Rising Stars To Compete In Hamptons Got Talent

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "We have a great amount of talent amongst the youth in our community," Peter Strecker reflected.

Mile Twelve Headlining Sylvester Manor 2018 Concert Series Kick-Off

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "This young, dynamic group are the recipients of the 2017 International Bluegrass Music Association Momentum Award and we are fortunate to have them performing here on the East End," Kim Folks shared.

Julie Andrews, Carl Bernstein, William Friedkin, And More To Take Part In American Values Film Series

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "All the panelists participating in the American Values series love the idea of coupling films they participated in with discussion about the relevance of the films themes to our present day lives," remarked Jayne Young.

Shakespeare & Company Mentors Hamptons Students

by Anastasia Lennon
Performing Arts - "It's been a fantastic time working with the whole school, and we can't wait to be back again next year!" said mentors of Shakespeare & Company.

Hamptons "Fireside Sessions" With A Local Legend To Return This January

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "We are so fortunate to have the extremely talented Nancy Atlas back again this January for the Fireside concerts at Bay Street," said Tracy Mitchell.

East End-Based Library Selects Hampton Bays' Harvey Herman As Artist Of The Month

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "He's taken on the East End as sort of his muse," Christina Kepner said.

New Alternative And Non-Commercial Contemporary Art Fair Makes Its Mark On Miami

by Lee Fryd
Art News - "It's the first all women alternative, non-commercial art fair," Lukov told us

"Now Showing" Continues With "Kedi," "The Final Year," And "The Divine Order"

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "For most viewers inclined to check out a film about the subject, it will be hard not to cry," said Frank Scheck about The Final Year.

INTERVIEW: Guild Hall's Andrea Grover On The Hamptons Art Weekend

by Anastasia Lennon
Art News - "What we generate for both the local tax revenues and state taxes is actually really impressive when you look at us as a whole. We are trying to demonstrate that we deserve more public dollars and more marketing support from all of the various agencies that promote our region," said Andrea Grover, Executive Director of Guild Hall.

HooDoo Loungers Headlining Launch Of Fourth Annual Songwriters Share Concert Series

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "We have an incredible line up of amazing local musicians playing for great charitable causes," Nancy Remkus said.

Artist's Love Story Documented Through Greeting Cards To Be Displayed At Hamptons-Based Museum

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "A new exhibition will highlight another side of the Norwegian-American artist -- his whimsical greeting cards," explained John Eilertsen.

Artists of All Mediums Encouraged To Apply To The Watermill Center's International Summer Program

by Sydney A. Braat
Art News - For more than two decades, The Watermill Center has hosted the International Summer Program led by Artistic Director Robert Wilson.

Three East End-Based Galleries Holding Open Calls For Upcoming Exhibitions

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Sometimes creating art is torture (ask Giacometti), other times, when the 'muse' is cooperative, the art just flows through the hands of the artist," Jane Kirkwood reflected.

Hamptons Film Series To Screen "White Christmas," "Toy Story," "Into The Woods" And More Over The Holiday Weekend

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - Looking for a fun excuse to leave the house over the holiday weekend? Get caught up on some of the latest films or let nostalgia set in with a classic.

Parrish Kicking Off The Weekend With Special Friday Family Programs

by Anastasia Lennon
On The Screen - "We're delighted to offer these engaging and entertaining programs where families can come together around the holidays to collaborate on creating a meaningful project, or enjoy a touching, poignant film," said Jillian Bock, Museum Education Associate.

Indian Music Virtuoso, Ustad Shafaat Kahn, And Fusion Group to Perform At The Parrish Art Museum

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - "I am thrilled to present Ustad Shafaat Khan in an exclusive concert on the East End," said Corinne Erni.

East End Arts And Southampton Cultural Center Presenting "State Of Grace"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event as well as of a precise organization of forms which give that event its proper expression," Cait McCarthy reflected.

Sag Harbor Cinema Reaches Fundraising Goal With Pledges From Leonardo DiCaprio, Sarah Jessica Parker, And Matthew Broderick

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "We extend a huge thank you to Leo, Sarah, Matthew and Darren for their support as we rebuild the Cinema to bring independent film back to Main Street," April Gornik expressed.

"Sex, Fishnets & Rock N' Roll" Comes To The White Room Gallery

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - The exhibit is described as "erotic meets iconic Rock n' Roll."

Hamptons International Film Festival Accepting Submissions For 2018 Screenwriters Lab

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "What makes the Lab so unique is both the quality of mentors that we've been able to secure for the writers, as well as the intimacy and focus that is at the heart of the process," remarked David Nugent.

Special Songwriter Share At Stephen Talkhouse To Benefit The East End's Sole Domestic Violence Service Provider

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "The audience can expect a evening of local original songwriters performing their own material at the most intimate level, just the artist their song and their instrument," Fred Raimondo said.

"LIVE From SAC" Closing Out 2017 Season With Afro-Cuban Jazz Night With Oscar Feldman

by Anastasia Lennon
Live Music View - "This concert is a tribute to the many musicians who have contributed to Afro Cuban Jazz, such as Chico O'Farrill, Dizzy Gillespie, Mario Bauza, Tito Puente and Cal Tjader," says musician Claes Brondal.

Additional Opportunities To Enjoy The Sounds Of The Season In The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - Whether you want to experience a traditional holiday concert, or something a little more unconventional, here's this weekend's seasonal sounds.

"Mixed Nuts," A Ballet And Disney Hybrid, To Show At Sag Harbor's Bay Street Theater

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "It's new and exciting and this year will be set in a small Provincial town in France and will parallel to the setting of Beauty and The Beast as well as the classic Disney Characters," said assistant director and choreographer, Meredith Shumway.

Create Your Own Holiday Keepsake At These Hamptons Workshops

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - Love to make your own holiday decorations? Sign up for these seasonal workshops.

Enjoy The Merry Sounds Of The Season During These Hamptons Holiday Concerts

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - These jovial Hamptons performances will leave you beaming with seasonal cheer.

The Parrish Art Museum's 22nd PechaKucha Night To Feature A Journalist, Horticulturalist, Photographers, And Artists

by Anastasia Lennon
Performing Arts - "I am pleased to kick off the Parrish's fall season with a fascinating mix of PechaKucha presenters from the East End - from artists and designers to scientists and affordable housing expert," said Corinne Erni, the Curator of Special Projects.

INTERVIEW: Comedian Joseph Vecsey On Bay Street's Upcoming All Star Comedy Show, The Possibility Of A The Unmovers Reunion, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "The shows have just been getting better and better," Vecsey told us about the Bay Street series.

HooDoo Loungers And Joe Delia & Thieves Providing The Tunes At Bay Street's Rockin' Holiday Dance

by Anastasia Lennon
Live Music View - "We love playing at Bay Street Theater because it's my hometown and we've had a long tradition of doing some really fun shows there," explained Joe Lauro, co-founder of the HooDoo Loungers.

Hamptons International Film Festival Partners With Guild Hall For New "Now Showing" Series

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Our audience has asked us for years to continue to program films after the annual film festival, and we are thrilled to make this dream a reality," explained HIFF Executive Director Anne Chaisson.

Johansen-Markard Piano Duo Presenting Trio Of Hamptons Holiday Concerts

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "Ellen Johansen and I (the "Johansen-Markard Piano Duo") will be performing holiday concerts, featuring old and new holiday classics and winter favorites, arranged for four-hands," shared Marlene Markard.

A Holiday Classic Performance, The Nutcracker, Returns To Guild Hall For Its 9th Season

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "It is a feast for the eyes and sure to get you into the holiday spirit!" remarked Sara Jo Strickland.

Highly Esteemed International Sensation, Neave Trio, Returning To St. Luke's Episcopal Church

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - "We are delighted to be returning to St Luke's this year, after falling in love with the series and the very special community that supports it last year," remarked Anna Williams, Neave Trio's violinist.

Douglas Elliman Sponsoring Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival's Community Day

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "We're so excited to support the festival on its tenth anniversary. And, in doing so, provide free access for everyone to view these important documentaries," said Carl Benincasa, Douglas Elliman's Regional Vice President of Sales for the Hamptons. 

INTERVIEW: Music Director William Fred Scott On Chanticleer's Long Lasting Success, The Ensemble's Sacred Christmas Show, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "I think it's kind of fascinating that we can do everything from Gregorian chant to the latest classical composition, and in that mix we throw in our pop standards that we have done," William Fred Scott told us.

Our Fabulous Variety Show Presenting 20th Production At East Hampton's Guild Hall With Several Special Guests

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "It is the feel good, festive, family friendly dose of holiday cheer that we all need right now," remarked Anita Boyer and Kasia Kilmiuk. "There is something for everyone and the talent will blow you away and get you dancing in your seats!"

Parrish Art Museum To Welcome Filmmaker Vincent Zambrano And Artist Yigal Ozeri

by Anastasia Lennon
On The Screen - "The film and the conversation will add another layer to the understanding of Yigal Ozeri's life and work: his unique sense of fantasy, imagination, and ethereality," said Corinne Erni, Curator of Special Projects at the Parrish Art Museum.

INTERVIEW: Keriann Flanagan Brosky On "Historic Crimes Of Long Island: Misdeeds From The 1600s To The 1950s"

by Anastasia Lennon
The Bookshelf - "Long Island has an amazing history and I try to show the public that it's important to understand this history; I try to make it that they will appreciate it and preserve it going forward after they read my books," said historian and award-winning author Keriann Flanagan Brosky.

INTERVIEW: Hamptons Take 2 Film Festival Founder Jacqui Lofaro On HT2FF's 10th Anniversary, The New Community Day, And More

by Nicole Barylski
On The Screen - "Come and have a festival experience," Lofaro told us. "I tell people not to come for just one film because they can do that at home."

Holiday Season Theater Review: Center Stages' "A Christmas Carol, A Live Radio Play"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - There is always a certain magical buzz to a live performance to shows of the Christmas/holiday seasonal content.

Annual Hamptons "Thanksgiving Collective" To Reflect Upon Good In The World

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - "This Thanksgiving Collective, we give thanks to those unwavering souls that will never give up on this, the true meaning of being alive," noted artist Benjamin Keating.

Joe Landry's "A Christmas Carol, A Live Radio Play" To Spread Hamptons Holiday Cheer Two Weekends In A Row

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "There is something solid, secure and satisfying about the tale of Ebeneezer Scrooge - his past, present and future," Michael Disher reflected.

The Ladies Of Liberty At Southampton Arts Center: Celebrating 100 Years Of Women's Suffrage In New York State

by Anastasia Lennon
Live Music View - "We are standing on the shoulders of the women who came before us and their passion for Liberty. These brave Suffragists paved the way for all women to have a voice; to say no and say yes and to have that voice be heard, counted and respected," Valerie diLorenzo noted.

Opening Weekend Of Sara Nightingale Gallery's Latest Exhibition To Support East Hampton Meals On Wheels

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "It's Thanksgiving, so a food charity seemed like the obvious choice, even though the artwork in the exhibition is not food-related," Sara Nightingale noted.

Bridgehampton National Bank And YMCA East Hampton RECenter Partner With BOLD Broadcasting For Mobile Studio

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "For BNB, community banking is more than a phrase, it's about showing up and actively engaging with our friends, family and customers," explained Claudia Pilato, VP Director of Marketing.

World-Class Musicians To Take The Stage At The Bridgehampton Museum During Poetica Ensemble Concert

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - "Come meet new people while supporting these wonderful classical musicians," encouraged Dr. John Eilertsen.

Fall Theater Review: Bay Street Theater's "Death Of A Salesman"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - This production will be talked about fondly for years.

Don't Be Surprised If You Utter "What The Hell?" At This Hamptons Exhibition

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Anarchy breeds creativity in the most delightful of ways," noted Kat O'Neill.

An Insight Into Literature Live! At Bay Street Theater

by Anastasia Lennon
Performing Arts - "We need children and young adults to see live theater and we were very committed to that. Sort of no matter what it takes because in the end we feel that it's that important," Tracy Mitchell told us.

Roman Fine Art's Second Edition Of "Get With The Program" To Feature Several Sub-Genres Within Contemporary Art

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "Group exhibitions let me dabble within the broad spectrum of what contemporary art is today," noted Damien Roman.

Celebrate Tradition And Music With The Annual Free Harvest Gospel Concert Series

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - "We are proud to be celebrating our 31st anniversary of the Harvest Gospel Concert Series this year," remarked Patricia Snyder, Executive Director of East End Arts. "The longevity of this wonderful tradition with artistic director Reverend Maryanne McElroy at the helm, leading the choir since its inception in 1986, is something to celebrate and honor."

Photographer Michael Halsband's Portraits To Be Featured In Final Exhibit Of 2017 At Southampton Arts Center

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - "His vast catalog of photographs will appeal to all visitors, with many recognizable faces and other striking imagery representing the path his storied career has taken over the years," said Amy Kirwin.

Hamptons-Based Community Theater Presenting "A Night Of Vaudeville"

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "The idea of the vaudeville show has been a Springs Community Theater dream for a long time," shared Barbara Mattson.

Works By Willem de Kooning, Elaine de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner, And More Included In Benefit Hamptons Poster Show And Sale

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "These are historic posters by some of America's greatest artists," shared Beth Meredith.

Support The Victims Of Hurricane Maria Through Tripoli Gallery's Fundraiser Exhibition "Love Isabela"

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "My hope is that viewers will be encouraged to speed the recovery of Isabela by adding to your collection a work of art by Félix or by one of more than 30 artists who have kindly donated artworks to this exhibition," said Gallery Owner and Director, Tripoli Patterson.

The Perlman Music Program To Host A Weekend Of Events At Shelter Island Campus

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - "I hope this recital is, in some ways, a way for me to give back, to say hello again after a few years, and to share a musical narrative that I find personal," reflected violinist Max Tan.

50 Local Artists Highlighting Exceptional Works At Annual Hamptons Fall Art Show

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Our Association is 30 years old and seeks to sponsor and help enhance the cultural of art in the local area," notes board member James Slezak.

Parrish Art Museum Celebrating 5th Anniversary At Water Mill Location

by Anastasia Lennon
Museum News - "It is hard to believe that we opened to the public five years ago," remarked Director Terrie Sultan. "This has been a transformational period for the Museum and the community, and we are thrilled to both celebrate this accomplishment and look to the future."

Janice Carissa To Headline Music For Montauk's 2017 Finale

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "There is an unbelievable energy in the performance of a young musician such as Janice, on the verge of major artistic identity, which perfectly matches the energy of a work such as the Appassionata sonata," shared Miloš Repicky.

Fall Theater Review: Hampton Theatre Company's "Clever Little Lies"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - I believe the power behind the dynamics of the show ascends from the life experience of the parents and their view of the circle of life, along with a touch of Aristotle's views on the concept of "happiness" and what is "happy."

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center's Fall Films To Include Features Starring Andrew Garfield, Judi Dench, Claire Foy, And More

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - Rolling Stone said one of the features was "A swoon-worthy romance," while another was lauded as "Sheer perfection."

At The Artist Study In Southampton, Paint And Classical Music Converge

by Anastasia Lennon
In the Galleries - "The best reason for collaborating is the hope that people will look at paintings and see them better, and people will listen to the music, and hear it better," say Karen Kaapcke and Alan Moverman.

"Big Art, Small Canvas" Is Final Exhibition Of 2017 At Hamptons-Based Gallery

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Collectors throughout the world are passionate about discovering and adding new artists to their collection," explained Eve Gianni Corio.

"The Miracle Worker" Fundraising Campaign: Bringing Helen Keller's Story To The Stage April 2018

by Anastasia Lennon
Performing Arts - "This will be a daunting challenge, emotionally and physically, but I know that our whole community will benefit from Helen Keller's story - a story of achievement in the face of incredible odds by a little girl who was consumed by darkness only to find her light," reflected Bonnie Grice.

Mysterious Seductive Photographs And Playful Horse Paintings Juxtapose In Hamptons Exhibition

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "This show exhibits the darkly mysterious and seductive photographs by Ann Brandeis, juxtaposed to the primitive, colorful and playful horse paintings by June Kaplan," stated Andrea McCafferty of The White Room Gallery.

Calling High School Musicians: Learn From Grammy Songwriter And Performing Musician, Brady Rymer During 2018 Fellowship Program

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - "This is a wonderful opportunity for students to develop their songwriting skills while working with a Master in this field," said Diane Giardi, Education Director at EEA.

Joe DiPietro's "Clever Little Lies" To Open Hampton Theatre Company's 2017-2018 Season

by Anastasia Lennon
Performing Arts - The play is a "laugh-filled story of long-term love and marriage, for better . . . and for worse," says Terry Brennan, general manager of the Hampton Theatre Company.

Weekend-Long Hamptons Exhibit To Fight Food Insecurity

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The weekend-long exhibit will feature works by five East End artists in various mediums and styles, from realism to abstract reductions," explained Lynn Martell.

Guild Hall Welcoming Submissions For 2018 Artist-in-Residence Program

by Sydney A. Braat
Art News - "This year the Artist-in-Residence program features a spring and fall 4-week session," remarked Barbara Jo Howard.

Bay Street Theater's Literature Live! To Bring Classic Works To Life For Students Across Long Island

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "With matched support from the community we are able to provide these classic pieces from American Literature to so many students, many of whom have never even experienced live theater before," said Tracy Michell.

Fall Theater Review: Center Stage's "Boeing Boeing"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - With only a cast of six, the show creates an energy that fosters comedy, drama, and good theater.

INTERVIEW: Comedian Jim Jefferies On Touring, His Off Limit Topics, Politics, Late Night Misses, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "My policy is the more offensive the subject, the funnier the joke has to be," the Comedy Central star told Hamptons.com.

Guild Hall Unveiling Extraordinary New "Recollection" Exhibition Featuring Permanent Collection Pieces

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "What is most exciting to me about this exhibition is that it's a direct reflection of the work we're doing behind the scenes at Guild Hall," remarked Jessica Frost, Associate Director and Registrar of Permanent Collection at Guild Hall.

Calling All Actors! Southampton Cultural Center To Hold Open Auditions For Beth Henley's "Crimes Of The Heart"

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "It took me two years to obtain the rights to produce this play. It was and will be worth the wait," said Director Joan M. Lyons.

Marc Camoletti's "Boeing Boeing" Coming To Center Stage

by Anastasia Lennon
Performing Arts - "The cast is eagerly awaiting an audience - the last ingredient in this recipe for a confection of chaos and confusion," explained Michael Disher.

Long Island Premiere Of "Reversing The Stigma" To Take Place At Bay Street

by Anastasia Lennon
On The Screen - "A little known secret, or not so secret to some, about the the Hamptons is the high rate of substance use," Kym Laube noted.

INTERVIEW: Judy Carmichael On Her Dream "Jazz Inspired" Guest, Musical Influences, New Musical, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "I love theaters. I'm a theater girl," she told Hamptons.com "I started out thinking I was going to go into acting and did a little bit in my late teens/early 20s."

Artistic Disciplines Collide At North Fork-Based Gallery's "Hybrid" Exhibit

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "In one sense, this story is about a hawk who, witnessing his natural habitat 'lost,' adapts to new surroundings, and makes his home in the crosshairs of an urban frontier, New York City," stated Roz Dimon.

2017 Hamptons International Film Festival: Awards Roundup

by Anastasia Lennon
Hamptons International Film Festival - Under the Tree, directed by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson, was named Best Narrative Feature.

"Love, Cecil," "Mr. & Mrs. Adelman" And "Long Shot" Revered By Hamptons International Film Festival Audiences

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Both features are currently available for US Distribution, and certainly have exciting journeys ahead of them," Anne Chaisson shared.

Multi-Award Winning And World-Class Musicians Arianna Körting And Robin Giesbrecht To Perform Piano Four Hands At Hamptons "Salon Series"

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - "Salon Series offers a casual environment to experience and enjoy classical and contemporary music by master musicians," said Terrie Sultan.

INTERVIEW: Farm Sanctuary Co-Founder Gene Baur On The Animal Haven, Eating Mindfully, "The Last Pig" And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "The way we treat animals says a lot about who we are," Baur told us. "Treating animals with compassion is not only good for the animals, it's also good for us."

INTERVIEW: "The First To Do It" Directors Coodie And Chike On NBA Star Earl Lloyd's Legacy

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "It's more than just a basketball story," Chike told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Director Emmett Malloy On "The Tribes Of Palos Verdes," Star Jennifer Garner, Surfing Territorialism, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "This movie kind of blew my mind with her commitment to her character," Malloy said about Garner.

"LIVE From SAC" To Continue With South African All-Stars, World Music Collective, And Afro-Cuban Jazz Night

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "This popular series with Jam Session finally returns to kick off another season of live music with world-renowned artists," shared Claes Brondal.

INTERVIEW: Director Alison Chernick On The World Premiere Of "Itzhak" At Hamptons International Film Festival

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "There's an abundance of humanity that he has and it's through that humanity that he plays every note," Chernick told Hamptons.com.

Amagansett's Grain Surfboards To Highlight Photographer Nancy Breakstone's "Impressions in the Sand"

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "I love the ocean and will always have great respect for its power and strength," Breakstone noted. "Now I am in awe of the beauty it leaves behind every day on those beaches."

INTERVIEW: "Get Out" Producer Sean McKittrick On The HIFF Panel, His Initial Reaction To The Film, The Alternative Ending, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Daniel Kaluuya was always on Jordan's mind because of his work in Black Mirror," McKittrick told Hamptons.com.

Pop Up Abstract Art Show Returning To The Hamptons Over Columbus Day Weekend

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The paintings and sculptures are an external expression of an internal, intuitive process," noted Beth Barry.

The Art Of Graffiti Coming To Hamptons-Based Gallery In One-Of-A-Kind Exhibition

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "Graffiti is an art form that is ever evolving because the artists continue to push the boundaries," said Kat O'Neill, co-director and partner of the White Room Gallery.

Michele Dragonetti's "Boat Hull" Series To Take Center Stage At Roman Fine Art

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "It's important to take the time for deeper observation versus relying on established expectations," Michele Dragonetti noted.

"Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool" Star Annette Bening To Take Part In Hamptons International Film Festival's "A Conversation With..."

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "She is one of the most talented actresses of our generation and a perfect addition to our 25th anniversary," shared Anne Chaisson.

Alec Baldwin To Present Dick Cavett With Hamptons International Film Festival's Inaugural The Dick Cavett Artistic Champion Award

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Cavett's television program was a showcase for artists like no other, and his work with HIFF over the years is something we are most grateful for," shared Alec Baldwin.

Parrish Art Museum To Present Weekend Focused On Climate Change And Water As A Resource

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "In the wake of two hurricanes affecting this country with devastating force, the link to climate change couldn't be clearer and addressing the topic couldn't be more urgent," noted Corinne Erni.

Tumble Down The Rabbit Hole With Our Fabulous Variety Show's "Alice In Wonderland" Inspired Productions

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "Both shows are inspired by Lewis Carroll's classic tale and feature your favorite characters such as Alice, the Mad Hatter, the March Hare, the White Rabbit and so many more!" Kasia Klimiuk noted.

Community Reflection Results In Innovative Original Performance

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "The cast has done an amazing job to translate the town's reflections into an innovative piece of choreography that's sure to resonate with the community," Kendra Mace Clark shared.

"I, Tonya" To Close Out 2017 Hamptons International Film Festival

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "The films in this year's festival explore a range of stories and perspectives that will take audiences on new paths and spark the kind of debates and conversations that are crucial for a culturally vibrant community," explained HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent.

Southampton Arts Center Welcoming Ambitious International Steampunk Exhibition

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "In this new genre, an artwork's value is not always determined by its slick, professional execution, but rather its uniqueness of intention as it pays homage to the antique arts and sciences and ultimately points to an ideal or concept greater than itself," said Art Donovan.

Artists "Look Deeper" During Joint Hamptons Exhibition

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "Oftentimes, I seek out subject matter with a compelling story, which serves to connect the viewer with my images," said participating artist Laurie Fishman.

Sag Harbor To Come Alive With Harmony During 7th Annual American Music Festival

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - "We've got it all- from jazz to funk, Hip-Hop pop, Folk to rock, Americana, Blues and more, this is our best year yet! Get to Sag Harbor early and be ready to groove all weekend," remarked Kelly Connaughton Dodds, President of SHAMF.

INTERVIEW: Liz Beebe Of The Dustbowl Revival On The Great Eastern Music Festival, The Band's Latest Album, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "This was the first album that we've put out so far that has really been a collaborative effort of all eight of us," shared Beebe.

Diane Kruger And Armie Hammer To Support Films At Hamptons International Film Festival

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "The addition of Goodbye Christopher Robin and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri as Centerpieces are sure to please audiences for their emotional depth, brilliant performances and captivating storylines," said Hamptons International Film Festival Artistic Director David Nugent.

Queen Esther Marrow's "Here's To Life" Kicking Off In The Hamptons

by Kristen Catalano
Performing Arts - "This concert will be an intimate and upbeat show and a joyful return home from a performer who has become a legend throughout Europe," said Kirsten C. Lonnie.

Artists Explore Our Emotional And Physical Relationship With Food Through "Eat/ing Your Heart Out"

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "Working with CRUSH Curatorial is a deeply collaborative experience which is why I wanted to bring a more interactive exhibition to the Amagansett gallery. There is nothing more binding or alienating than eating, which is the subject of investigation for Eat/ing Your Heart Out," said curator Molly Surno.

Jeffery Conway, David Trinidad, And Gillian McCain Presenting "Valley Of The Dolls" Retelling

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "Poets Jeffery Conway, David Trinidad, and myself take scenes from the film Valley of the Dolls - and in a tribute to Dante - break them into cantos whereas they go off on numerous tangents inspired by the film," shared Gillian McCain.

The First Annual Great Eastern Music Festival To Feature Americana And Bluegrass Legends

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - "It's been a long-time dream of board member, Greg Donohue and The Montauk Historical Society to present a concert on the Lighthouse grounds," said event manager and spokesperson, Bill Ayasse.

Works By Sailor Brinkley Cook, Vincent Urban, Jackson Hyland-Lipski, Nicholas Whelan And Dave Fitzpatrick Featured In Emerging Artists Film Festival

by Kristen Catalano
On The Screen - "I shot visuals of my subjects first, in a place they said to feel most themselves, and interviewed them last because I wanted the videos to feel separated (and yet brought together) by how their identity is viewed publicly and how they truly view themselves as [self-perception]," said Sailor Brinkley Cook.

James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, And More Starring In One-Night-Only "Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been?" Reading

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "We are thrilled to present this extraordinary cast in reading Eric Bentley's monumental script composed of actual testimonies taken during the hearings," shared Barbara-Jo Howard.

"Center Stage Sings: Fantastick Promises" Commemorates Local Theatre Troupe's 10th Season

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "14 musicals in ten years - it's been quite the musical journey!" shared Center Stage Director Michael Disher.

Jennifer Garner To Support "The Tribes Of Palos Verdes" At Hamptons International Film Festival

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "This diverse array of films, many with local ties, are sure to be some of the most talked about films at this year's Festival," noted David Nugent.

East End-Based Artist Explores "Unedited Abstractions" In New Series

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "Every brushstroke, color, element, or scratch as symbols of the marks left behind by life events and the passage of time," DeCanio shared.

Project PAUSE To Translate Community's Conceptual Thoughts To Movement

by Sydney A. Braat
Art News - "This truly has been a richly, rewarding experience and I couldn't be more excited to share this community-driven work with the public," said Kendra Mace Clark. 

Los Angeles-Based Artist Straddles The Line Between Traditional Art Forms And Graffiti

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "Certain pieces that I've created depend on acrylics for effect and detail, but I try to work within the parameters or 'rules' of a graffiti artist: your work must show your ability to produce strictly from a can of spray paint or marker," said artist Tim Conlon.

Paragon Fine Arts Festivals Presenting 9th Annual Westhampton Beach Festival Of The Arts

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "As we view and interact with the works showcased at the show, many will elicit a response from us, at times incomprehensible though at all times personal, intimate and beautiful," Ron Mellott explained.

Southampton Artists Association's End Of Summer Art Show To Feature Over 30 Local Artists

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "This not for profit organization gives both professional and amateur artists, who live throughout the East End and surrounding areas, the opportunity to showcase their work in a gallery setting," noted Don Lamontanoro.

East Hampton Poetry Marathon Hosting Finale At East Hampton Library

by Kristen Catalano
Performing Arts - The featured readers are "local notables who celebrate among other things our East End light and landscape," said Dee Slavutin.

Hamptons-Based Artists Presenting "Defenders Of The Water"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "I'd never thought I'd have a venue where I could show all my friends' work," Salvatore Termini shared. "We have a crazy lineup of artists."

Joyce Varvatos And Alexandra Hayden Presenting "The Chaos Theory"

by Kristen Catalano
In the Galleries - "Showing talented artists was only one of our goals when Alex and I decided to collaborate on a summer exhibition," Varvatos explained. "The other was to make sure we were having fun."

Scott Avett Of The Avett Brothers Performing During Hamptons "About Face" Curators And Artists Talk

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The world knows Scott as an incredible musician, and with this exhibition, Scott has also shown himself to be an exceptional painter and curator," noted David Kratz.

Scott Hewett, Lauren E. Loscialo, Ellyn Tucker And Johnny Easel Featured In "Many A Muse"

by Kristen Catalano
In the Galleries - "Painting is the one constant in my life," noted Scott Hewett.

Sag Harbor Historical Society Invites You To A Spectacular Sag Harbor Show And Tell

by Kristen Catalano
Art News - "You just never know what kind of things people might bring," said Nancy Remkus.

The Sag Harbor Cinema Restoration Project With eBay Auctioning Off Tea With Julie Andrews, "Today" Show Experience, Skype Session With Katie Lee And More

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "There's something special about having a company like eBay help save a classic cinema on Long Island," explained Nick Gazzolo.

Alan Cumming And Toni Collette Supporting Films At 25th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "HIFF is thrilled to announce the unique and dynamic voices that will be presented for our anniversary edition," shared Hamptons International Film Festival Executive Director Anne Chaisson.

Christie Brinkley, Mario Cantone, Susan Lucci, Brooke Shields, Ali Wentworth, And More Featured In Hamptons "Celebrity Autobiography"

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "You will find out what exactly happened between Liza and Geraldo in a hotel room, the secret recipe behind Elvis's peanut butter and banana sandwich," noted Eugene Pack. "Why Zayn left One Direction."

Nearly 100 Artists Donating Works For Annual Hamptons "Box Art Benefit Auction"

by Kristen Catalano
In the Galleries - "So many artists on the East End have once again contributed their time, talent and singular creativity to produce these unique works of portable art for this most worthy cause," shared Arlene Bujese.

Citizens For Access Rights Presenting "The Sandlot" During Outdoor Movie Night

by Jamie Aranoff
On The Screen - "We look forward to this event every summer," said Nicole Castillo of CfAR.

Montauk Exhibition Showcasing Art Created From Shoreline Finds

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "I was not sure exactly what I was going to do with all these shells I had collected but I had a certainty that I would do wonders with them," explained Fotopoulos.

INTERVIEW: East Hampton Native Isaac Klein On "The School Of Doing: Lessons From Theater Master Gerald Freedman"

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "There was no way I was not going to reach out to Chita Rivera, Patti LuPone, Kevin Kline, and Mandy Patinkin, and Hal Holbrook," Klein told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Sal "The Voice" Valentinetti On His "AGT" Judges, Why You Should Want Him At Your Wedding, His First Original Song, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "Each song has a very personal touch," Valentinetti said about his new album.

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith Joining Local Legends The Nancy Atlas Project On Stage

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "They have a long history of performing together, and this show is definitely not to be missed," noted Carlos Lama.

Catching Up With Alec Baldwin, Alex Guarnaschelli, Jessica Seinfeld, And More At East Hampton Library's "Authors Night"

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "It was really tough because you want to be honest but you don't want to hurt other people so you really have to pull your punches and figure out where that balance is," Baldwin said about deciding what to include in his memoir.

INTERVIEW: "Ladies Of London" Star Marissa Hermer On "An American Girl In London" And More

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "I felt really guilty about it so the way I was able to almost satisfy those maternal needs was to nourish the boys," Hermer said about being on bed rest for most of her third pregnancy.

Music For Montauk To Present World-Class Concerts At Top Hamptons Sunset Locales

by Kristen Catalano
Performing Arts - "The performances are timed to end just before sunset so the combination of location, light and music creates a complete experience," said Lilah Gosman.

23rd Annual Show On The Montauk Green To Feature Artists Of All Mediums

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "Going into it's 23rd year, I think what all of us as artists and the Montauk Artists' Association as a group hope to see is the Eastern Long Island community turn out to experience and be touched by art, a connection that is at times both unexpected and inexplicable," said Ron Mellott.

Hamptons Summer Theater Review: Bay Street's "As You Like It"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - This production gives American energy to Shakespeare's words in a dynamic new form.

Royce Weatherly Exhibition To Debut During "Discover Watermill Day"

by Kristen Catalano
In the Galleries - "The Watermill Center has been a long time admirer Royce Weatherly's work," explained Noah Khoshbin.

The Barefoot Movement Headlining Sylvester Manor Educational Farm Summer Concert

by Kristen Catalano
Live Music View - The Barefoot Movement is "one of the most promising young bands on the bluegrass scene," according to CMT Edge.

INTERVIEW: Author Holly Peterson Dishes On "It Happens in the Hamptons" And More

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "I spend a lot of time surfing and writing in the Hamptons," Peterson told Hamptons.com.

INTERVIEW: Author Victor P. Corona Dishes On His Storied Introduction To Manhattan's Nightlife

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "From the Warhol Superstars to the Limelight / Tunnel club kids and Lady Gaga's Lower East Side crew, they are extremely creative, talented, and glamorous people," said Corona about Night Class' subjects.

Architecture: Does Modernism Still Matter? Find Out During "Out Of The Question" At Southampton Arts Center

by Warren Strugatch
Art News - Some of the most boldly innovative and playfully radical designs ever produced for American houses were conceived and built on the East End during the 1930s through the 1970s.

INTERVIEW: Dennis Fabiszak On East Hampton Library's 13th Annual "Authors Night"

by Nicole Barylski
The Bookshelf - "This is one of the few events that all of the celebrities are here for the sole purpose of speaking with and interacting with the guests," Fabiszak told Hamptons.com.

Fifth Annual Women's Surf Film Festival To Highlight Surfers From The US, Australia, New Zealand, Maldives, And More

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "I'm excited to bring the creative inspiration and culture of this year's selection of women's surf films to Montauk, in an effort to expand the reach of our featured filmmakers and fearless female surfers beyond NYC," said Lava Girl Surf's co-founder Davina Grincevicius.

East End-Based Museum Presenting Works From Over 50 Local Artists

by Jamie Aranoff
In the Galleries - "I wanted to make sure that the rest of the East End's artistic community had an opportunity to show their work," said Kimberly Goff.

BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance To Premiere New Piece During Hamptons Performances

by Jamie Aranoff
Performing Arts - "The choreography is action-packed with a strong flow, a current that is sometimes tidal, washing the dancers back and forth across St. Mark's Church, turning the terrarium into an aquarium," said Brian Seiburt.

Brandon Jenner, Joshua Radin, And Rachael Yamagata Headlining Sirius XM's Coffee House Hamptons Concert

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "This record embodies the hardships and triumphs that have contributed to my recent growth spurt of emotional development," said Jenner.

Tommy Emmanuel's "It's Never Too Late" Tour Stopping In The Hamptons

by Kristen Catalano
Live Music View - "It was an unforgettable experience playing my first solo show at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville," says Tommy Emmanuel.

See Young Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis In Never-Before-Seen Photographs By Famed Society Photographer Bert Morgan

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "It is a privilege to get to work with such an important icon in our society, for women, for leaders - in society, politics, fashion, and American culture," reflected Jill Malusky, Executive Director of the East Hampton Historical Society.

INTERVIEW: Director Rory Kennedy On "Take Every Wave: The Life Of Laird Hamilton"

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "I've always been interested in people who push themselves to their limits and are the best at what they do and Laird certainly fit that description," Kennedy told Hamptons.com.

Long Island-Based Artist Collective Partners With The Parrish For "Road Show"

by Kristen Catalano
In the Galleries - "I'm excited to work with Auto Body to connect the East End to other areas of Long Island, in this case Bellport, and all that lies in between," said Corinne Erni.

ADRC Presents Art For Alzheimer's Celebrating Paint At The Parrish

by Lee Fryd
Art News - "It takes at least ten or 12 people to care for one individual who has Alzheimer's," noted Bobbie Braun.

Relive And Experience The Universal And Humanizing Connection To Water At Reisha Perlmutter's First Solo Exhibit At Roman Fine Art

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "The flesh ends and the water begins, the flesh feels and looks like flesh because of the water," said Perlmutter.

Alan Alda To Help Launch 34th Annual Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival

by Jamie Aranoff
Live Music View - "I'm looking forward to the performances when I'll sitting next to extraordinary musicians as they play those parts of this story that can't be conveyed in words, but only in music," Alda said.

Celebrate Optimism At Johannes Vogt Gallery's Third Annual Hamptons "The Barn Show"

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "We're bringing another cutting edge show to the Hamptons to challenge the audience out east," said Johannes Vogt.

The Contemporary Portraiture Explored In "About Face"

by Kristen Catalano
In the Galleries - "From Eric Fischl's expressive realism to Mickalene Thomas's in-your-face presentation to Will Cotton's idealized perfection to the tautness of Jacob Hayes' everyday scene," said co-curator David Kratz.

"Peter And The Wolf" Coming To Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation And Children's Museum Of The East End

by Jamie Aranoff
Performing Arts - "I so enjoy this production because it is a total 'locally sourced' performance," shared Sara Jo Strickland.

Montauk Oceans Institute Helping You Get To "Know Your FISHerman"

by Eileen Casey
In the Galleries - The show will include a Commercial Fisherman Photo show by Grant Monahan and a fish species art display curated by Scott Bluedorn.

Go Back To 1897 And Witness The First Moving Pictures Shown In Sag Harbor During "Fridays On The Porch"

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "Fridays on the Porch are a great way for community members and visitors to come together and hear about our rich and wonderful history," said Nancy Remkus.

Hamptons-Based Gallery Tackling "The Girl Next Door"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The arts are a tremendously powerful medium for connecting people and building bridges towards a deeper appreciation of the personal journeys we all make and challenges we all face," noted Thomas Krever.

Fitzgerald Fine Arts Opening Hamptons Gallery

by Kristen Catalano
In the Galleries - "For this special opening, FitzGerald Fine Arts will be showcasing seminal works by contemporary Asian artists," shared Justin Warner.

Hamptons-Based Museum Hosting Two Family-Friendly Summer Concerts

by Jamie Aranoff
Live Music View - The series will launch with Songs for Unusual Creatures.

FIT's Dr. Valerie Steele To Discuss The Connection Between Fashion And Art

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "As an admirer of Dr. Valerie Steele's work, I am thrilled that she is a part of our summer series to discuss how fashion and art echo each other in today's world," said Corinne Erni.

INTERVIEW: Jarrod Spector And Kelli Barrett On "Look At It My Way" And More

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "I still have moments of being nervous and then I look over at my wife and she smiles back at me and everything's fine," Spector told Hamptons.com

Tripoli Gallery Presenting Yung Jake's "Emoji Portraits"

by Jamie Aranoff
In the Galleries - "Aware of modern day technologies and unbound to any particular creative field or medium, Yung Jake's work is constantly evolving and always one step ahead of today's fast-paced trends," noted Tripoli Patterson.

Hampton Bays Restaurant Hosting Free Summer Concert Series

by Jamie Aranoff
Live Music View - "We are very excited to bring shows this summer to Cowfish and we look forward to a fun season," said restaurant owner David Hersh.

"The Princess Bride," "Jaws," "Remember The Titans" Among Free Southampton Screenings

by Jamie Aranoff
Hamptons International Film Festival - Why not kick-off the weekend with a free film screening of a beloved classic?

"25 Years: 25 Films" Comes To Montauk

by Jamie Aranoff
Hamptons International Film Festival - Partnering with the Hamptons International Film Festival, Gurney's and The Surf Lodge are hosting several complimentary films throughout the summer.

Free Summer Movie Series To Be Held In East Hampton On Fridays

by Jamie Aranoff
Hamptons International Film Festival - Hamptons International Film Festival is kicking off the summer with free family films ever Friday Night!

Upstairs Art Fair Entering The Hamptons Art Fair Scene

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "We have tried to do an even split of Hamptons galleries and city galleries in a way that feels integrated," shared Bill Powers.

"Art In The Park" Returning To Southampton

by Kristen Catalano
In the Galleries - "As one of the Hamptons most prestigious exhibitions, the public can enjoy the fine arts expo free of charge," Dom Lamontanaro noted.

Deborah Black's Serene Paintings Inspired By Local Nature To Be Showcased

by Kristen Catalano
In the Galleries - "Using oil, acrylic, watercolor, and crayon, she drew and painted a number of series inspired by trees surrounding her home in East Hampton," said Arlene Bujese.

Summer Theater Review: "Intimate Apparel" At Bay Street Theater In Sag Harbor

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - It is a show that when you leave the theater you feel like you have just witnessed something truly special, mainly because you have.

Meet Ina Garten, Colson Whitehead, Carl Bernstein, And More At "Fridays At Five"

by Sydney A. Braat
The Bookshelf - "Fridays at Five is the premier literary series in the Hamptons celebrating its 33rd year," said Steven Gaines of the Hampton Library.

Local Artists Take On Aquatic Life In Children's Museum Of The East End's "Mostly Fish"

by Kristen Catalano
In the Galleries - "One of my goals with curating shows at CMEE is to introduce an audience who might otherwise be unfamiliar with the incredible museum right in their own backyard," said Kimberly Goff.

Art Market + Design To Showcase 65 Top Galleries From Around The World

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "Adam Handler is a young genius of an artist who has already found his place in the collections of numerous board members internationally," said Janet Lehr.

INTERVIEW: Director Brian Knappenberger On Netflix's "Nobody Speak: Trials Of The Free Press"

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "I also think we have to stand up for the concept of journalism and why it's important," Knappenberger told Hamptons.com.

Hamptons Johannes Brahms' "German Requiem" Concert To Bring Together Trio Of Choirs

by Kristen Catalano
Live Music View - "At this unsettled point in our country's history, the German Requiem's vigor and reassurance really strike deep, beautiful chords," said Danny McKeever.

Celebrate Independence Day With Musician Phoebe Legere At Stephen Talkhouse

by Kristen Catalano
Live Music View - "In giving back, we're becoming more grounded and spiritual," said Legere.

Literary Death Match Coming To The Hamptons

by Kristen Catalano
Art News - "The Literary Death Match combines the best things about literature, mixed with a rare, anarchic energy," noted Ben Greenman of The New Yorker.

15 Contemporary Artists To Be Featured In Roman Fine Art's 7th Annual "Art On The Edge"

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - The work featured at Roman Fine Art is eclectic and high quality, making Art on the Edge a must-see exhibition this summer.

Catch Late Night Host Favorite, Jay Leno, At A Rare Benefit Performance Over July 4th Weekend

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - Leno will test his humor live with his "everyman" style and personality.

INTERVIEW: "Grey's Anatomy" Star Kelly McCreary On Her Theater Return, Summer In The Hamptons, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "I can't imagine a better way to spend the summer," McCreary told Hamptons.com.

Free Hamptons Concerts At Agawam Park And Coopers Beach To Begin Before Independence Day

by Kristen Catalano
Live Music View - "I am very excited about the diverse line up which ranges from favorites like the Lone Sharks and Mambo Loco to Klezmer, classical and Broadway," said Kirsten Lonnie.

Montauk Gallery Exhibition To Feature Exclusive Photographs Of Andy Warhol And Jacqueline Kennedy And John Kennedy Jr.

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "My happiest memories of Montauk come from the summer of 1972 which I spent at the Warhol estate with the Kennedy children, Peter Beard, Lee Radziwill, and, of course, Andy himself," said Mekas.

"Painter To Painter" Series To Debut At Parrish Art Museum In July

by Kristen Catalano
In the Galleries - "Eric and I have had many conversations about the artist John Graham, and when the idea of a gallery talk arose, he graciously agreed to lead one—but not from the perspective of an art historian, but just 'painter to painter,'" said Alicia G. Longwell.

Dr. Gregory Hedberg To Speak About The Influence Of Degas' Famous "Little Dancer" On Modern Art

by Kristen Catalano
Museum News - "Dr. Hedberg gave serious thought to a long-forgotten sculpture by Degas and reveals in this book his careful analysis on how Little Dancer changed modern art," said Tom Edmonds.

Farewell For Now! Mamalee Rose And Friends To Have Their Final Show At Guild Hall In East Hampton

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - "It's an absolute blast when we get to play our favorite songs and think through a show in a theater," said Rose Lawler.

The Hilaria & Alec Baldwin Foundation Help Hamptons International Film Festival Launch Scholarship Fund

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Our youth are the next generation of storytellers, and it is important that HIFF continue to provide access to the filmmaking arts," explained Anne Chaisson.

Free Montauk Summer Concert Series To Launch In June

by Jamie Aranoff
Live Music View - "We've just gotten back from playing in Cannes, one of the most exciting and celebrated beach towns in the world, and we're delighted to be back in our hometown," shared PJ Delia of Joe Delia & Thieves.

"Collage" To Debut At East End Arts Gallery Over Father's Day Weekend

by Kristen Catalano
In the Galleries - "Today's collage is a beautiful and sophisticated art form balancing composition, color and content with personal style," said Jane Kirkwood, East End Arts Gallery Director.

The Curator's View Gallery Talk To Explore Parrish Art Museum's "John Graham: Maverick Modernist"

by Kristen Catalano
In the Galleries - "I look forward to this opportunity to join our visitors in the galleries and to encourage a dialogue," said Alicia G. Longwell. "Being right in front of the paintings always sparks a really lively conversation."

Whitney Houston And Laird Hamilton Documentaries Among HIFF's SummerDocs Films

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Artistic Director David Nugent and I believe this will be one of the best SummerDoc seasons yet," shared Alec Baldwin.

New Orleans-Based Band To Highlight Its "Backbone-Cracking Music" In The Hamptons

by Jamie Aranoff
Live Music View - "It's always exciting for us to bring our brand of backbone cracking music to the beautiful setting of the Hamptons," said band vocalist and trumpet player K.C. O'Rorke.

Sag Harbor Partnership Reveals Anonymous Donor Who Contributed $1 Million To Sag Harbor Cinema

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "Great cultural destinations, museums, theaters, and film centers don't happen by accident," noted Sag Harbor Partnership President Nick Gazzolo. "They happen when leaders say we are a better community if we can create a space for culture."

Center Stage Bringing The "Boys Of Broadway" To The Hamptons

by Kristen Catalano
Performing Arts - "It just seems right to celebrate Father's Day and kick-off this season with ballads and balladeers. Darren and his guests will also remind us that we have so much to look forward to in the coming season - drama, comedy, nostalgia, music, and fantasy," said Michael Disher.

"Out Of The Question" To Explore The Business Of Art: Passion Or Profit?

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "The role of artists in society today is more important than ever in terms of seeing through the fog of political rhetoric and confronting the realities of our society and our culture," said Warren Strugatch.

Hamptons Summer Theater Review: Bay Street Theater's "The Man In The Ceiling"

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - The Man in the Ceiling is a show that will stir emotions, make you laugh and in the end leave you gleeful.

Hamptons-Based Museum Exploring The "Path To The Presidency"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The 2016 Presidential campaign may have been a shocking and unexpected campaign to many, but mudslinging and provocative slogans were always a part of the political landscape," noted John Eilertsen.

Bay Street Theater's "The Man In The Ceiling" Premiering With "Pay What You Can" Performance

by Kristen Catalano
Performing Arts - "I am thrilled this new musical will open the 2017 Mainstage Season at Bay Street, continuing to affirm our deep commitment to the production of new works for the stage," said Scott Schwartz.

Dan Koontz Headlining Final 2017 Songwriters Share Concert Series

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "Songwriters share the proceeds of each concert with a local charity of their choice - they also share what has inspired them to write their songs," noted Nancy Remkus.

Hampton Theatre Company To Present Michael Frayn's "Alarms And Excursions"

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "It is not just that the characters are at the perpetual mercy of inanimate objects, it is their own failure to communicate with each other that causes a shiver," said Charles Spencer of The Telegraph.

Artist Benjamin Keating's Debut Solo Exhibition On Display In The Hamptons

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "In this series, the free-association of images and the innate nature of his rhythmic improvisations provide Keating with a unique ability to mediate scale—where 'rightness' is measured not with size alone, but with the accuracy of size in portraying a psychological condition that is unified, yet flexible," said Phong Bui.

Over 15 Hamptons Exhibitions Premiering Over Memorial Day Weekend

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - Just like the weather, the Hamptons art gallery scene is heating up over Memorial Day weekend.

Southampton Artists Association's Memorial Day Art Show To Feature Over 50 Artists

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "There truly is something for everyone at this show," noted SAA president Dom Lamontanaro.

Montauk Artists' Association's 9th Annual Memorial Day Weekend Show To Feature Over 50 Artists

by Sydney A. Braat
Art News - "To stand in front of a painting, sculpture, piece of glass, jewelry or ceramics and just be speechless, in awe of the beauty, feeling, thoughts and emotions welling up inside of us--beautiful and priceless. These feelings and emotions also will always be with you," said Ron Mellot. 

The Nancy Atlas Project Celebrating Release Of First CD In Seven Years At Stephen Talkhouse

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "It is layered with sit in's from Inda Eaton, Chad Smith and Clark Gayton (trombone) just to name a few," shared Atlas.

Parrish Art Museum To Hold Free Open House Art, Community, And Collaboration Event

by Sydney A. Braat
Art News - "With this event, the Museum's Education Committee is seeking to explore the relevance of art in the current political climate," said Cara Conklin-Wingfield.

Montauk Music Festival To Bring Three Days Of Free Concerts To "The End"

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "We're very excited. This year we're going to feature two new stages on the Green, some really great, new amazing talent," shared Kenny Giustino.

Billy Joel, Martin Scorsese, And Harvey Weinstein Backing Sag Harbor Cinema Restoration Efforts

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "For as long as I can remember, the Sag Harbor Cinema has stood as a beacon of culture on Long Island," shared Martin Scorsese.

Pop-Up "Water Color Works" Exhibition To Highlight Hamptons-Based Watercolor Artists

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "The reason we became the group, is because we all have grown so much together, when we hold a review at the end of class, there is an exciting co-relation between all our works," explained Kirsten Benfield.

Baba Israel To Be Featured In Next "LIVE from SAC" Concert

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "We are trying to showcase that most of today's music in the western world has common roots and are not unique separate styles," noted Claes Brondal.

Southampton Choreographer, Kendra Mace Clark, Launches Project PAUSE

by Sydney A. Braat
Art News - "I am most excited about the collaborative nature of this work and that it is broadening the dance audience," said Kendra Mace Clark.

Julie Andrews To Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award During 25th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Julie Andrews is a true icon and captured the hearts and imaginations of children and adults alike the moment she first appeared on screen in Mary Poppins," said HIFF Co-Chairman Alec Baldwin.

Music For Montauk To Kick-off Season With "Spring Prelude" And Spring Awakening Party

by Sydney A. Braat
Live Music View - "We have everything from the most intimate song to a Mozart Symphony this season," said Miloš Repicky.

Bay Street Holds Another Successful New Works Festival

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "We are very pleased with the response to the four readings," shared Scott Schwartz.

What To Expect This Summer At Riverhead's Suffolk Theater

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "We're really excited to be bringing some legendary names to the East End - from Three Dog Night and Don McLean to the Drifters, Belmonts, and Darlene Love," shared Daniel Binderman.

Parrish Art Museum Presenting Comprehensive John Graham Retrospective

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "In many ways Graham has been a hard artist to pin down, eluding as he does the oft-told narratives of modernism," said Alicia G. Longwell.

"Out Of The Question" To Kick-Off With Real Estate Panel

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "Not that I needed one, but, it's another good chance to hang out in the Hamptons and talk with some interesting people," Warren Strugatch joked.

And The Beat Goes On: "Alive In France" Featuring Music By Well-Known Composer Joe Delia To Premiere At Cannes Film Festival

by Eileen Casey
On The Screen - "The film Alive in France documents the friendship and musical collaboration between myself, Abel Ferrara and Paul Hipp," Joe Delia told Hamptons.com.

Artists Come Together To Celebrate Abstract Art At The White Room Gallery

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "It [painting] has always been a place where I can let myself go and take a journey to wherever the canvas takes me in that moment," reflected Jessica Singer.

Artist Mary Montes Curates Exhibit To Commemorate Today's Contemporary Painters

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "The inspiration for de Kooning & Friends comes from a love for fellow artists that I have connected with personally and aesthetically thru their work," said artist Mary Montes.

Boo-Hooray Summer Rental Opening In The Hamptons

by Nicole Barylski
Art News - "I started Boo-Hooray ten years ago as a means of working with the kind of 20th century cultural residue that I felt needed representation in museums and academic libraries," explained Johan Kugelberg.

Gene Casey Headlining Upcoming Songwriters Share Concert Series

by Nicole Barylski
Live Music View - "It is a welcomed change as a songwriter to perform in an intimate and acoustically rich room like the South Fork Congregation," said Gene Casey.

New Long Island-Based Theatre Company Using Crowdfunding To Raise Funds For Play About Beethoven

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - "It's [crowdfunding] the best way today to raise money for small projects," said Sawyer Spielberg.

Celebrate Spring With East Hampton's LongHouse Reserve During The 26th Annual Rites Of Spring

by Sydney A. Braat
Art News - "It is our pleasure at LongHouse to astonish our visitors with new sculptures, changed gardens, pathways in different directions and art at every turn," said Dianne B., LongHouse Reserve Board President.

Artist Asia Lee Explores How Art Can Unleash "What Lies Within Us"

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "I invite you to replace your fears, guilts and regrets with the peace and happiness found only in pure love," said artist Asia Lee.

INTERVIEW: Bay Street Artistic Director Scott Schwartz On This Year's New Works Festival

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "The whole point of this is to make it completely accessible to our entire community," noted Artistic Director Scott Schwartz.

Hampton Ballet Theatre School's Whimsical "Cinderella" Production Coming To East Hampton's Guild Hall

by Sydney A. Braat
Performing Arts - "Hampton Ballet Theatre School's students are so excited to present Cinderella," said Sara Jo Strickland, Director Hampton Ballet Theatre School.

Parrish Art Museum Screening Documentary About Jane Jacobs' Fight To Preserve New York's Historic Neighborhoods

by Sydney A. Braat
On The Screen - "I am excited to screen this excellent documentary on urban citizenry and to welcome two experts on the topic," said Corinne Erni, Curator of Special Projects.

Artists Invited To Participate In Hamptons "Mystery" Art Show Benefit

by Julia Braat
In the Galleries - "In past years this has been a hugely successful event for the School, as well as great fun for the wider community," noted artist Sara Faulkner of the Springs School Visiting Art Program.

Cindy Pease Roe's Whale Tail Sculpture Project To Debut At Southampton Arts Center On Earth Day

by Olivia Braat
In the Galleries - "I have seen dramatic changes in and on the sea over many years, from a body of water that was pristine and teaming with life to an ocean that is under a lot of stress," noted Cindy Pease Roe.

Artist Eric Dever To Share His Perception Of "Parrish Perspectives: New Works In Context"

by Olivia Braat
In the Galleries - "It's always amazing to look at paintings through the eyes of an artist, especially one as thoughtful and articulate as Eric," explained Alicia Longwell.

Lexy Ho-Tai, Lotte Nielsen, And Carrie Mae Weems To Share Their Creative Process During "In Process @ The Watermill Center"

by Nicole Barylski
Performing Arts - "Being at the Watermill Center is helping me recharge my creative spirit; I'm usually so busy in New York City, so having time and space to focus on my personal work is an incredible gift," said Ho-Tai.

eARThHAMPTONS Art And Design Event To Celebrate Athos Zacharias, Naula Workshop's Hamptons Stiletto Daybed, And More

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "We look forward to continue growing an enjoyable way to combine all the elements that make up our habitats at large," noted Anahi DeCanio.

Bridgehampton's RJD Gallery To Unveil "Hamptons Juried Art Show" Finalists

by Julia Braat
In the Galleries - "We're very excited to present such a diverse and talented group of artists for a cause that support and saves children and women from abuse," explained Richard Demato.

Art Market Productions Partners With Leading Global Event Company

by Sydney A. Braat
In the Galleries - "With this partnership, Art Market Productions finds itself within a network of over 150 consumer-facing events in the luxury marketplace, a position that will enhance marketing reach and streamline the overall production process," said Art Market Productions Managing Partner Jeffrey Wainhause.

INTERVIEW: 18-Year-Old Adam Jonah On Making Art Interactive, Being The Youngest Artist To Exhibit At ILLE Arts Gallery, And More

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "I believe that creativity and expression are a very joyous experience," said Jonah. "I hope to change the dynamic of how art is experienced."

"East End Collected3" Commemorates The End End's Long Tradition Of Fostering Creative Talent

by Olivia Braat
In the Galleries - "It's been a great service, I think, to the artistic community," Paton Miller said. "It's a great display of what's going on out here."

Interactive Murder Mystery Production Featured At East End-Based Theater This April

by Julia Braat
Performing Arts - "We searched everywhere for a murder mystery show that would be unique and satisfy the curiosity of our clientele," explained Daniel Binderman.

Edie Falco To Attend Q&A At Hamptons International Film Festival Screening Of Her Film "Judy Berlin"

by Sydney A. Braat
Hamptons International Film Festival - "Much of Judy Berlin, Eric Mendelsohn's evocatively eerie meditation on modern suburbia, takes place during what may be the longest solar eclipse known to movies," noted Stephen Holden.

Groove Is In The Hamptons: Annual East End Art Experience Ups The Ante

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "This year art groove will prove to be BETTER than ever," shared Art Groove Founder Geralyne Lewandowski.

INTERVIEW: "(500) Days Of Summer" And "The Fault In Our Stars" Co-Screenwriter Michael H. Weber On HIFF's Master Class, Movie Adaptations, And More

by Nicole Barylski
Hamptons International Film Festival - "The great thing about being a screenwriter is you are usually the only one who gets to be alone with the project," said Weber.

ILLE Arts Gallery's "Eleven Under Thirty" Celebrating Up-And-Coming Artists

by Nicole Barylski
In the Galleries - "What inspired me was I wanted to give an opportunity for young people to have a forum in a gallery on the East End - to have a show," said ILLE Arts Gallery owner Sara DeLuca.

David Geiser, Charles Waller, And Mark S. Fisher Featured In The White Room Gallery's "Bent"

by Olivia Braat
In the Galleries - "When I draw in my journals my anxious mind relaxes and what comes forth often times are the interests and fears of my youth," said Mark S. Fisher.

"Extinction" At Guild Hall - An Unmissable Hamptons Theater Experience

by T.J. Clemente
Performing Arts - Besides thrilling you with an amazing theater experience, it will int