The Southampton Culture Center, on Pond Lane in Southampton Village will have a group show of local artists selected by Christina Strassfield, the director and senior curator at Guild Hall’s museum. The Sara Nightingale Gallery in Water Mill will show “Danish Design Meets American Art”, an interesting match-up of Danish home furnishings and...
In the early 1990s, when she was in working toward her M.F.A. at Rutgers, Christina Schlesinger was feeling lost. “I asked myself, ‘When did I feel great?’ and I decided it was when I was a tomboy. I had all this energy and spunk.” She embarked on a series of works she calls “Tomboys.”
Even without the inevitable changes to come at the historic Duryea complex in Montauk, which was sold last year, and the eventual loss of its modest structures dating back to the 19th century, the current show at Outeast Gallery, which is part of the property, has an air of finality.
Uniphi Good, an East Hampton and Manhattan management, marketing, and media company that emphasizes selfless action and universally beneficial outcomes, will present its second annual East End Music and Arts Festival from next Thursday through Sept. 19.
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will hold open auditions for its production of John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” on Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 6 p.m. The production, which will be directed by Joe Minutillo, will run from Nov. 9 through Nov. 29.
The Montauk Library will present a free performance of “The Past Is Still Ahead,” a play by Sophia Romma based on the life of Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva, a Russian poet who died in 1941 while exiled in Siberia, on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Stacy Sullivan, a vocalist with six CDs on her resumé, will perform “It’s a Good Day: A Tribute to Miss Peggy Lee,” her live show about the music and life of the late singer, at the Southampton Cultural Center on Saturday evening at 7.
Selections of short documentaries from Telluride Mountainfilm, one of the United States’ longest-running film festivals, will be presented Saturday and Sunday evenings at 7:30 at the Southampton Arts Center.
The All Star Comedy Show, hosted by Joseph Vecsey, will return to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor tomorrow at 8 p.m. Dante Nero, a Brooklyn-born actor and comedian will headline and Kate Wolff and Eric Neumann will also be featured.
Florence Fabricant, food writer for The New York Times and author of 11 (soon to be 12) cookbooks, remembers having lunch with her father when she was 8 years old at Le Cafe Chambord at La Cote Basque, one of the most elegant restaurants in Manhattan until it closed in 1964.
Elaine de Kooning spent a lifetime painting portraits. She tackled them first as a necessity, when she was a poor artist interested in the figure and used herself as her muse, and eventually as a counterbalance during her long involvement with Abstract Expressionism.
It’s been readily apparent that some crape myrtles here were badly damaged by two brutal winters, while others escaped seemingly unscathed. That raises questions. Which ones are most adaptable to the East End, and under what conditions?