Recent Stories: Arts

Star Staff
February 16, 2017
Guild Hall will present an encore screening of the National Theatre Live production from London’s Donmar Warehouse of George Bernard Shaw’s classic play “Saint Joan” on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Guild Hall will present an encore screening of the National Theatre Live production from London’s Donmar Warehouse of George Bernard Shaw’s classic play “Saint Joan” on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Mark Segal
February 16, 2017
The Southampton Artists Association Winter Art Show will take place from today through Feb. 26 at the Southampton Cultural Center. A reception is set for Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. The Winter Salon Series at Malia Mills, a pop-up gallery in the clothing purveyor’s Main Street, East Hampton, space, will open a new group exhibition with a reception Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. Harper’s Apartment, the Manhattan branch of East Hampton’s Harper’s Books, will open “Parallel Lines,” a show of 20 years of work by Don Christensen, with a reception for the artist today from 6 to 8 p.m.

Four at Malia Mills

The Winter Salon Series at Malia Mills, a pop-up gallery in the clothing purveyor’s Main Street, East Hampton, space, will open a new group exhibition with a reception Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. Organized by Folioeast’s Coco Myers and Kay Gibson, the show will run through Feb. 27.

Star Staff
February 9, 2017
“Underwater Dreams,” a 2014 documentary about the sons of undocumented Mexican immigrants who create a robot from Home Depot products, will be shown at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill tomorrow at 6 p.m.

“Underwater Dreams,” a 2014 documentary about the sons of undocumented Mexican immigrants who create a robot from Home Depot products, will be shown at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill tomorrow at 6 p.m.

Christopher Walsh
February 9, 2017
The South Fork is no stranger to world-class musicians and recording artists, be they summer visitors, second-home owners, or year-round residents. One in the latter category may not be a household name, but Zach Zunis will be watching the 59th annual Grammy Awards ceremony on Sunday with particular interest.

Update, Feb. 15

A surprise Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Blues Album did not translate into an award for Janiva Magness and her band, which includes Zach Zunis, a guitarist who lives in East Hampton.

Star Staff
February 9, 2017
In Process @ the Watermill Center will provide an opportunity for engagement with Cleek Schrey and Gillian Walsh, two of the center’s artists in residence, on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m.

In Process @ the Watermill Center will provide an opportunity for engagement with Cleek Schrey and Gillian Walsh, two of the center’s artists in residence, on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m.

Star Staff
February 9, 2017
“Love Letters,” the A.R. Gurney play in which two characters, Melissa and Andrew, sit side by side reading letters, notes, and cards that span nearly 50 years of their separated lives, will be performed by Andrew Botsford and Jane Baldwin on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Southampton Inn.

“Love Letters,” the A.R. Gurney play in which two characters, Melissa and Andrew, sit side by side reading letters, notes, and cards that span nearly 50 years of their separated lives, will be performed by Andrew Botsford and Jane Baldwin on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Southampton Inn.

Star Staff
February 9, 2017
The Southampton Arts Center will present “Beneath the Underdog: The Music of Charles Mingus” on Saturday at 7 p.m. Selections from Mr. Mingus’s music will be performed by Claes Brondal on drums, Bob Hovey on trombone, Santi Debriano on bass, Eric Schugren on saxophone, and Bill Smith on piano.

The Southampton Arts Center will present “Beneath the Underdog: The Music of Charles Mingus” on Saturday at 7 p.m. Selections from Mr. Mingus’s music will be performed by Claes Brondal on drums, Bob Hovey on trombone, Santi Debriano on bass, Eric Schugren on saxophone, and Bill Smith on piano.

Star Staff
February 9, 2017
Iris Smyles, the literary editor of The Star’s East magazine, will host “An Evening of Love and Other Horrors” to celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Malia Mills shop on Main Street in East Hampton. Starting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, the event will feature readings by Patricia Marx, a humorist and staff writer at The New Yorker, Frederic Tuten, whose books include “Tintin in the New World,” and Ms. Smyles herself.

Iris Smyles, the literary editor of The Star’s East magazine, will host “An Evening of Love and Other Horrors” to celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Malia Mills shop on Main Street in East Hampton. Starting at 5 p.m.

Star Staff
February 9, 2017
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor and the Hamptons International Film Festival will present the 2017 Academy Award nominees for Best Live Action Short Film and Best Animated Short Film in two programs on Saturday at Bay Street, two weeks before the Oscar telecast.

Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor and the Hamptons International Film Festival will present the 2017 Academy Award nominees for Best Live Action Short Film and Best Animated Short Film in two programs on Saturday at Bay Street, two weeks before the Oscar telecast.

Christopher Walsh
February 9, 2017
The Wamponamon Masonic Lodge No. 437, which was established in Sag Harbor in 1858, has been off limits to nonmembers for as long as anyone can remember, save for a single open house last June when the public was invited to see the painted Masonic symbols and celestial imagery on the inner sanctum’s walls and the domed ceiling by John Capello, an artist and member of the Masonic Brotherhood.

The Wamponamon Masonic Lodge No.

Star Staff
February 9, 2017
The local action of the 2017 campaign of One Billion Rising, a mass international demonstration launched five years ago to end violence against women, will be presented in Guild Hall’s JDTLab series on Sunday at 2 p.m.

The local action of the 2017 campaign of One Billion Rising, a mass international demonstration launched five years ago to end violence against women, will be presented in Guild Hall’s JDTLab series on Sunday at 2 p.m. 

Star Staff
February 9, 2017
The Montauk Library will present “Yvette Sings Ronstadt: Rock and Roll, Country, Big Band, and Mexico,” a free concert by Yvette Malavet-Blum, on Sunday afternoon at 3:30.

The Montauk Library will present “Yvette Sings Ronstadt: Rock and Roll, Country, Big Band, and Mexico,” a free concert by Yvette Malavet-Blum, on Sunday afternoon at 3:30.

Star Staff
February 9, 2017
Chris Bauer, an actor from Sag Harbor, is co-starring with Lawrence Gillard Jr., Jordan Lage, and Rebecca Pidgeon in “The Penitent,” a new play by David Mamet that premiered yesterday at the Atlantic Theater Company in Manhattan and will run through March 19.

Chris Bauer, an actor from Sag Harbor, is co-starring with Lawrence Gillard Jr., Jordan Lage, and Rebecca Pidgeon in “The Penitent,” a new play by David Mamet that premiered yesterday at the Atlantic Theater Company in Manhattan and will run through March 19.

Mark Segal
February 9, 2017
“I Am Jane Doe,” a documentary about sex trafficking of under-age girls on Backpage.com, directed by Mary Mazzio and co-produced by Ms. Mazzio and Alec Sokolow, a screenwriter who lives in Sagaponack, will premiere tomorrow in Manhattan and in five other cities.

“I Am Jane Doe,” a documentary about sex trafficking of under-age girls on Backpage.com, directed by Mary Mazzio and co-produced by Ms. Mazzio and Alec Sokolow, a screenwriter who lives in Sagaponack, will premiere tomorrow at AMC Empire 25 in Manhattan and in five other cities across the country.

Mark Segal
February 9, 2017
ArtUnprimed, the pop-up gallery that occupies the Addo Women’s Clothing Collective on Sag Harbor’s Main Street, will open “Women,” its second exhibition, with a reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The East End Winter Salon, an artists’ collaborative, will present its first exhibition, “What We Love About the East End,” from Saturday through April 2 at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Bridgehampton.

Winter Salon in Bridge

Star Staff
February 9, 2017
The Chickpeas, an East End all-female vocal ensemble, will perform a free concert at the Montauk Community Church Coffeehouse tomorrow at 7 p.m.

The Chickpeas, an East End all-female vocal ensemble, will perform a free concert at the Montauk Community Church Coffeehouse tomorrow at 7 p.m.

Star Staff
February 9, 2017
Karyn Mannix Contemporary and the White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton will present the “12th Annual Love and Passion: The Dirty Dozen Art Show” tomorrow through Sunday at the gallery, with a wine reception to be held Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m.

Karyn Mannix Contemporary and the White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton will present the “12th Annual Love and Passion: The Dirty Dozen Art Show” tomorrow through Sunday at the gallery, with a wine reception to be held Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m.

Jennifer Landes
February 9, 2017
A recent symposium in Manhattan brought together scholars from around the country and across the Atlantic to study “Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper.” One of the more interesting and revealing presentations came from Helen Harrison, the director of the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in Springs, which was a co-presenter of the program with the Clyfford Still Museum and Stony Brook University.

A recent symposium in Manhattan brought together scholars from around the country and across the Atlantic to study “Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper.” One of the more interesting and revealing presentations came from Helen Harrison, the director of the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in Springs, which was a co-presenter of the program with the Clyfford Still Museum and

Jennifer Landes
February 1, 2017
Libraries used to be repositories of books and collections that were held close, in some cases available only to preapproved researchers by appointment. The East Hampton Library is embracing a more contemporary model, wherein its collection is accessible to researchers in their homes and offices.

Libraries used to be repositories of books and collections that were held close, in some cases available only to preapproved researchers by appointment. The East Hampton Library is embracing a more contemporary model, wherein its collection is accessible to researchers in their homes and offices. 

Star Staff
February 1, 2017
The Hamptons International Film Festival has announced that films presented during the 2016 festival have received 45 Oscar nominations.

The Hamptons International Film Festival has announced that films presented during the 2016 festival have received 45 Oscar nominations.

Star Staff
February 1, 2017
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will hold tribute concerts at 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album.

Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will hold tribute concerts at 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album.

Star Staff
February 1, 2017
A number of South Fork cultural and arts organizations are among 1,230 recipients of some $41 million in state support for visual, performing, literary, and media arts, according to an announcement from Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. of Sag Harbor.

A number of South Fork cultural and arts organizations are among 1,230 recipients of some $41 million in state support for visual, performing, literary, and media arts, according to an announcement from Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. of Sag Harbor.

Jennifer Landes
February 1, 2017
Two decades ago, Neil LaBute emerged on the scene with “In the Company of Men,” a movie taken from his earlier play, with a plot featuring the callous seduction of a deaf woman. The film received a number of awards and distinctions, and it launched him as an enfant terrible who went out of his way to say the heretofore unsayable.

Two decades ago, Neil LaBute emerged on the scene with “In the Company of Men,” a movie taken from his earlier play, with a plot featuring the callous seduction of a deaf woman. The film received a number of awards and distinctions, and it launched him as an enfant terrible who went out of his way to say the heretofore unsayable. 

Star Staff
February 1, 2017
The 2017 LongHouse Winter Benefit will take place Feb. 15 in the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center. The architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, who designed the atrium, will be the evening’s honorees.

The 2017 LongHouse Winter Benefit will take place Feb. 15 in the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center. The architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, who designed the atrium, will be the evening’s honorees.