Recent Stories: Arts

Star staff
October 21, 2014

 Maria Bacardi, a Cuban-born actress and singer who lives in East Hampton, will perform a selection of Cuban songs on Saturday at 6 p.m. at GGrippo Art and Design in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The occasion is the opening of “Alien Bloom,” an installation by Eteri and Gocha Chkadua Studio.

Star staff
October 21, 2014

The Montauk Library will present “Moving Pictures: Classical Music in Cartoons,” a free piano concert by Alina Kiryayeva, Sunday at 3:30 p.m. The program is inspired by several cartoons from American animation’s golden age, which featured such characters as Bugs Bunny, Mickey Mouse, and Tom and Jerry as concert artists playing the works of important classical composers.

Star staff
October 21, 2014

The Parrish Art Museum’s Salon Series will continue this weekend with two concerts by Andrew Staupe that will include music by both classical and contemporary composers. The performances will take place tomorrow at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Water Mill museum’s Lichtenstein Theater.

Isabel Carmichael
October 21, 2014

It was while driving back and forth from Montauk to her job at VJS Studio in East Hampton that Mary Daunt realized what an unusual landscape lies on either side of Montauk Highway and in Montauk generally. “The light is a lot more intense in the early fall. I prefer fall colors — there’s so much contrast between the red and green and the blue and orange.” Montauk’s landscape “is wilder,” she said.

Star staff
October 21, 2014

The Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue will hold open auditions for “Time Stands Still,” Donald Margulies’s drama about a photojournalist torn between her desire for a settled existence and her addiction to life on the front lines of the world’s trouble spots. Auditions will take place Nov. 2 and 3, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Quogue Community Hall.

Star staff
October 21, 2014

The John Drew Theater Lab will present a free staged reading of Lyle Kessler’s play “Orphans” on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., directed by Sawyer Avery and Megan Minutillo and featuring Joe Pallister, Christopher Imbrosciano, and Mr. Avery.

Mark Segal
October 21, 2014

New at Harper’s

Harper’s Books in East Hampton will open “Brad Phillips: Law and Order” with a reception Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition will continue through Jan. 5.

Mark Segal
October 21, 2014

Guild Hall will present two new exhibitions, “Mary Ellen Bartley: Leaning Above the Page” and “New Additions to the Guild Hall Museum Permanent Collection, 2010-2014,” from Saturday through Jan. 4. An opening reception will be held Saturday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Jennifer Landes
October 21, 2014

When first confronted with the hodgepodge of artist names from the South Fork’s past and present on view at Peter Marcelle Project in Southampton, one cannot be faulted for assuming the exhibition might be a bit of a visual mess.

Jennifer Landes
October 14, 2014

Those who think they are starting to see Colin Goldberg everywhere are probably right. Work by the recent Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant recipient is currently on view at Glenn Horowitz Bookseller in East Hampton and at the Southampton Cultural Center, and he was part of a group show at the Southampton Arts Center this summer.

Star staff
October 14, 2014

The Hamptons International Film Festival announced the winners of its jury and special prizes on Monday. The Golden Starfish Narrative Feature Award went to “Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem,” written and directed by Ronit Elkabetz and Shlomi Elkabetz. The Israeli film focuses on the male-dominated and sometimes decades-long process required under rabbinical law to dissolve a marriage.

Star staff
October 14, 2014

The Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue will open its 30th season next Thursday at 7 p.m. with “Harvey,” Mary Chase’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a six-foot-tall rabbit visible to only a few people. The production will run through Nov. 9, with Thursday and Friday performances at 7 p.m., Saturday shows at 8, and Sunday matinees at 2:30.

Star staff
October 14, 2014

The Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue will open its 30th season next Thursday at 7 p.m. with “Harvey,” Mary Chase’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a six-foot-tall rabbit visible to only a few people. The production will run through Nov. 9, with Thursday and Friday performances at 7 p.m., Saturday shows at 8, and Sunday matinees at 2:30.

Star staff
October 14, 2014

The Southampton Cultural Center’s Center Stage Theatre series will open next Thursday at 7:30 p.m. with “The World Goes ’Round,” a program of the greatest hits of John Kander and Fred Ebb, the songwriting team known for their work on Broadway and in motion pictures.

Mark Segal
October 14, 2014

The Hamptons International Film Festival’s “A Conversation With Patricia Clarkson” on Friday delivered more than advertised. The actress, whose film “Learning to Drive” was one of the festival’s Spotlight Films, provided her Bay Street Theater audience with a riveting, hourlong performance filled with humor, insight, self-revelation, and a bounty of anecdotes and observations culled from almost 30 years as an actress, all elicited with finesse by the film critic Thelma Adams.

Star staff
October 14, 2014

The Parrish Art Museum’s Salon Series will feature two performances by William Hobbs, a classical pianist, tomorrow at 6 p.m. and Saturday afternoon at 2.

The concert will feature Night Music Op. 109 for flute, clarinet, and piano by Lowell Liebermann, an American composer who will attend the performance. Claire Temin Bird, flute, and Anna Temin Meisel, clarinet, will perform the work with Mr. Hobbs.

The program will also include piano transcriptions of works by Chopin, Liszt, Stravinsky, and Bach. Tickets are $20, $10 for members.

Star staff
October 14, 2014

The John Drew Theater Lab at Guild Hall will present a free staged reading by Patrick Christiano of his monologue “My Lessons From Dogs,” inspired by his 22 years with Norfolk Terriers, Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Conceived from improvisations with people he meets while walking his dogs in Manhattan’s West Village, the autobiographical story chronicles the beginning of his theater writing, his return to acting in New York after a stint selling million-dollar houses on the South Fork, and his portrayal of Truman Capote in “Tru.”
 

Mark Segal
October 14, 2014

Oren Moverman, who wrote and directed “Time Out of Mind,” a Hamptons International Film Festival Spotlight Film, engaged in a wide-ranging conversation about his approach to filmmaking with Joe Neumaier, film critic for The New York Daily News, on Saturday. Rowdy Hall in East Hampton was the setting.

Christopher Walsh
October 14, 2014

The Telecaster, an iconic electric guitar that has barely changed in design since the Fender Musical Instruments Corporation introduced it in 1951, will be celebrated on Saturday at 8 p.m. at Bay Street Theater when three renowned guitarists will pay tribute to their favored instrument.

Mark Segal
October 14, 2014

Judy Mauer at Lawrence

“Judy Mauer: NYC Dolls,” an exhibition of work by the New York City street photographer, will open at Lawrence Fine Arts in East Hampton Saturday with a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. It will remain on view through Nov. 5.