In 1998, Sandy Tolan, an American journalist and author, met Ramzi Aburedwan, a 19-year-old Palestinian musician living at the time with his impoverished grandparents in a refugee camp near Ramallah on the West Bank. That meeting led to a piece on National Public Radio about the young musician with a dream of a career in music and “Children of the...
Samantha Hankey, a rising mezzo-soprano, will join a new chamber singing group from the Choral Society of the Hamptons at a benefit for the society on Sept. 24, to be held at the storied Woodhouse Playhouse in East Hampton.
“My Lessons From Dogs,” a solo show written and performed by Patrick Christiano and directed by Kate Mueth, will be presented at Guild Hall on Sunday afternoon at 2. The program will benefit the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons.
After catching its breath following a busy summer, the Watermill Center is ready to welcome fall with a weekend open house featuring talks and open rehearsals by four resident artists and the final International Brunch of 2016.
The Alex Ferrone Gallery in Cutchogue has announced an open call for submissions for a juried show of small photographic works, with the circle as the theme. The East Hampton artist Gabriele T. Raacke will have a solo show of work, “Glass Menagerie,” tomorrow at Ashawagh Hall in Springs with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. and remaining on view...
The Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue has announced its 2016-2017 schedule, which will launch in timely fashion on Oct. 20, less than three weeks before Election Day, with David Mamet’s 2008 Oval Office satire, ”November,” a peek at one day in the life of an egomaniacal and beleaguered president seeing reelection.
Francisco Roldan, a classical guitarist, and Elisabet Torras Aguilera, a dancer, will perform “Flamenco!” a free program of dance combined with the music of composers from Italy, Spain, and Central and South America, at the Montauk Library on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Paula Poundstone, whose many honors include a place on Comedy Central’s list of the 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time (“They ran out of people to give it to,” she explained), will bring her act to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor next Thursday at 8 p.m.
The Southampton Cultural Center’s Rising Stars Piano Series will open its fall 2016 season with a concert by Jacopo Giacopuzzi on Saturday at 7 p.m. Born in Italy, he is now living in Los Angeles, where he is working toward a master’s degree in piano performance at the U.S.C. Thornton School of Music.
The Southampton Arts Center will host Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour, a festival of nonfiction stories about environmental, cultural, adventure, and political issues, with programs tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 4 and 7:30. The themes are “Spirit of Adventure,” “Insights on the Refugee Experience,” and “The Human Indomitable Spirit.”
Marcia Previti has immersed herself in intricately detailed spaces filled with harmonious sounds, striking objects, and serene scenery, much of it her own creation — fitting for a former architect who has taken up mixed-media sculpture, singing, and gardening in her retirement.
It’s rather odd to think of a show of Minimalism in a place like Guild Hall, which has historically dedicated itself to more homegrown art. Minimalism seems anything but, which is why “Aspects of Minimalism” is exciting and almost a bit naughty, as if the museum were cheating on its partner.
The Robert Giard Foundation, which supports artists exploring gender issues and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer experience, will host a benefit on Sept. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Tee and Charles Addams Foundation in Sagaponack.