People brought their creativity, a sense of adventure, and an appreciation for the ridiculous to the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter on Dec. 5, as family teams competed to build and then race boats out of cardboard and duct tape.
Well, I have the cold.
Everyone has or has had this cold. It’s what is going around. If you deal with crowds, if you go to the movies or the gym, if you go to the store and stand in line to get turkey gravy, you are surrounded by people. Some of them will have a cold and not know it. Some will have a cold and will do their stealth sneezing and coughing into their elbow, but it is out there and I got it.
But I didn’t know it.
The Wednesday Group of plein air painters opened their spring show "Town and Country" at Ashawagh Hall on Saturday night. The show included local landscapes and New York City scenes. Participating artists included Anna Franklin, Peter Gumple, Jean Mahoney, Deb Palmer, Alyce Peifer, Gene Samuelson, Joyce Silver, Christine Chew Smith, Frank Sofo, and Pam Vossen. Ms. Peifer served as curator.
Halsey Mckay Gallery had a hip and lively vibe on Saturday when it opened its doors to "No Ground, but Say Ground," a group show organized by Joe Fyfe.
The Brooklyn-based artist was inspired by Samuel Beckett's "Worstword Ho" in his role as curator, chosing works that suggest "no where to locate oneself, no where to stand."