Recent Stories: Arts

Star Staff
September 22, 2016
Tito Batista and the Black Rose Orchestra will perform at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 8 p.m.

Tito Batista and the Black Rose Orchestra will perform at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 8 p.m. Featuring contemporary favorites and “modern vintage with class,” Mr.

Star Staff
September 22, 2016
The Parrish Art Museum and BOMB magazine are presenting a free reading at Marders in Bridgehampton on Saturday afternoon at 5.

The Parrish Art Museum and BOMB magazine are presenting a free reading at Marders in Bridgehampton on Saturday afternoon at 5. Hosted by Betsy Sussler, the magazine’s editor, the program will feature Candace Bushnell, Jacqueline Weld Drake, Gregory Hedberg, and Charline Spektor.

Star Staff
September 22, 2016
The East Hampton Historical Society has announced an extended run of its exhibition “Living Well Is the Best Revenge: A Jazz Age Fable of Sara and Gerald Murphy.” The show will continue through Oct. 30, and two tours, led by the society’s director, Richard Barons, will take place, the first on Saturday at 10 a.m., the second on Oct. 29, also at 10. Laura Donnelly, the Murphys’ granddaughter and a food writer for The Star, will participate in the Oct. 29 tour.

The East Hampton Historical Society has announced an extended run of its exhibition “Living Well Is the Best Revenge: A Jazz Age Fable of Sara and Gerald Murphy.” The show will continue through Oct. 30, and two tours, led by the society’s director, Richard Barons, will take place, the first on Saturday at 10 a.m., the second on Oct.

Star Staff
September 22, 2016
Guild Hall’s JDTLab will present “Revisiting Steve,” a free evening of cabaret celebrating the musical theater career of Stephen Sondheim, on Tuesday at 7:30.

Guild Hall’s JDTLab will present “Revisiting Steve,” a free evening of cabaret celebrating the musical theater career of Stephen Sondheim, on Tuesday at 7:30.

Star Staff
September 22, 2016
The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival, to be held at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor from Dec. 1 through Dec. 4, has named Alex Gibney the winner of its 2016 Career Achievement Award.

The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival, to be held at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor from Dec. 1 through Dec. 4, has named Alex Gibney the winner of its 2016 Career Achievement Award. Mr.

Star Staff
September 22, 2016
A free concert by the classical pianist Quynh Nguyen will take place Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at the Montauk Library.

A free concert by the classical pianist Quynh Nguyen will take place Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at the Montauk Library. Ms. Nguyen studied at the Hanoi Conservatory of Music and the Gnessin Institute in Moscow before graduating from the Juilliard School and Mannes College of Music and earning a Doctor of Musical Arts at the CUNY Graduate Center.

Star Staff
September 22, 2016
The East End Arts School is now offering music lessons for children and adults of all ages and levels at two locations: its main campus in Riverhead and its new satellite campus at the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center.

The East End Arts School is now offering music lessons for children and adults of all ages and levels at two locations: its main campus in Riverhead and its new satellite campus at the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center. Classes are given in one-on-one and group settings in voice, piano, guitar, and band and orchestral instruments.

September 22, 2016
“Richard Pousette-Dart: The Centennial” has just opened and will be on view through Oct. 15 at the Pace Gallery in Manhattan. It is an opportunity to recall the art and career of Pousette-Dart, who died in 1992 at the age of 76.

“Richard Pousette-Dart: The Centennial” has just opened and will be on view through Oct. 15 at the Pace Gallery in Manhattan. It is an opportunity to recall the art and career of Pousette-Dart, who died in 1992 at the age of 76.

Mark Segal
September 22, 2016
Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater will hold a sneak preview of “Chapter & Verse,” a film by Jamal Joseph, an Oscar-nominated writer, activist, former Black Panther, and professor at Columbia University’s graduate film program, on Sunday afternoon at 2. A question-and-answer session with Mr. Joseph will follow the screening, which will benefit Impact Repertory Theatre and the Eastville Community Historical Society.

Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater will hold a sneak preview of “Chapter & Verse,” a film by Jamal Joseph, an Oscar-nominated writer, activist, former Black Panther, and professor at Columbia University’s graduate film program, on Sunday afternoon at 2. A question-and-answer session with Mr.

Star Staff
September 22, 2016
“Archaeology From Egypt to Your Own Backyard,” a talk by Stephen Harvey, an Egyptologist and director of the Ahmose and Tetisheri Project at Abydos, Egypt, will take place Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Havens Barn at the Shelter Island Historical Society.

“Archaeology From Egypt to Your Own Backyard,” a talk by Stephen Harvey, an Egyptologist and director of the Ahmose and Tetisheri Project at Abydos, Egypt, will take place Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Havens Barn at the Shelter Island Historical Society.

Mark Segal
September 22, 2016
A reception will be held tomorrow from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Art Barge on Napeague for “Art Sail,” a show by the Barge artists. Roisin Bateman and Mark Webber, two East End painters, will exhibit new work at the Jackson Carriage House in Amagansett tomorrow through Sunday, with a reception set for Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m.

Abstraction in Amagansett

Roisin Bateman and Mark Webber, two East End painters, will exhibit new work at the Jackson Carriage House in Amagansett tomorrow through Sunday, with a reception set for Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m.

Star Staff
September 22, 2016
“Break Out!,” a new two-woman play written and performed by Maggie Bloomfield and Susan Dingle, will be presented at the Southampton Cultural Center on Saturday evening at 7.

“Break Out!,” a new two-woman play written and performed by Maggie Bloomfield and Susan Dingle, will be presented at the Southampton Cultural Center on Saturday evening at 7.

Jennifer Landes
September 22, 2016
Will Ryan has had a few rough years, but even though the physical toll of his rare blood disease is still evident in his reed-thin physique, the vitality of his spirit is obvious.

Will Ryan has had a few rough years, but even though the physical toll of his rare blood disease is still evident in his reed-thin physique, the vitality of his spirit is obvious.

Jennifer Landes
September 20, 2016
The Hamptons International Film Festival, which runs from Oct. 6 through 10, announced the bulk of its lineup on Tuesday: 126 films from 32 countries, with 8 world premieres, 9 North American premieres, and 20 United States premieres.

Columbus Day weekend on the South Fork has come to mean much more than changing leaves and pumpkin picking. It is also a weekend of film, lots and lots of film. The Hamptons International Film Festival will begin on Oct. 6, and by the time it ends on Oct. 10, it will have screened 126 films, both features and shorts, narrative and documentary.

Jennifer Landes
September 20, 2016
The Hamptons International Film Festival announced some of its key films for this year’s event last week. On Oct. 6, it will open the festival in East Hampton with “Loving,” the story of the couple whose Supreme Court case did away with laws against interracial marriage in 1967. Directed and written by Jeff Nichols, it stars Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga, Marton Csokas, Nick Kroll, and Michael Shannon.

The Hamptons International Film Festival announced some of its key films for this year’s event last week. On Oct. 6, it will open the festival in East Hampton with “Loving,” the story of the couple whose Supreme Court case did away with laws against interracial marriage in 1967.

Star Staff
September 15, 2016
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.

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.

Jennifer Landes
September 15, 2016
Admit it, it’s been on your list since May, but did you actually go see the Dennis Oppenheim exhibition at the Storm King Art Center?

Admit it, it’s been on your list since May, but did you actually go see the Dennis Oppenheim exhibition at the Storm King Art Center? 

Star Staff
September 15, 2016
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.

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.

Mark Segal
September 15, 2016
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 Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land,” Mr. Tolan’s 2015 book about Mr. Aburedwan and the broader social and cultural context in which his story has unfolded.

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.

Mark Segal
September 15, 2016
“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.

“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.

Star Staff
September 15, 2016
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.

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.

Star Staff
September 15, 2016
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.

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.

Mark Segal
September 15, 2016
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 Watermill Center will welcome guests this weekend to a unique version of a fall arts festival with performances, an art show, and even an international brunch.

Star Staff
September 15, 2016
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 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.