You will laugh until you beg for mercy, and then you will laugh some more
Peter Scolari, at left, barely manages to reject the charms of the Geminae Twins, Shiloh Goodin and Phoebe Pearl, as the buyer and seller of courtesans, Laurent Giroux, looks on. Lenny Stucker

Events at Guild Hall

Scott Schwartz is a graduate of Harvard University and a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society

14 short surf movies filmed from Montauk to Westhampton

For the auction, chaired by Arlene Bujese, some 100 artists have transformed cigar boxes into personal statements of their creative vision
Almost 100 artists have contributed their interpretations of the cigar box, including Daniel Pollera.

Local art news

December 11, 1997
Paul Moss took a break and seemed to become part of the exhibition on Thursday evening. Durell Godfrey
Steve Dinkes found a Ray Prohoska piece to buy.Durell Godfrey
Isabel Carmichael, one of the show's organizers, and Carl Irace.Durell Godfrey
The Baldwins discuss a set of works they ended up buying at the reception.Durell Godfrey
The Carriage House was busy both inside and out.Morgan McGivern
Jacqueline Murphy stood with Aaron Monet, a distant relative of the famed Impressionist, in front of his more Van Gogh-inspired paintings.Morgan McGivern
Morgan Santiago McGivern and Thomas McGivern also checked out the show.Morgan McGivern
The Profile Archive houses short-form video profiles of contemporary artists
Sophie Chahinian is putting her art degree to use with her project the Profile Archive, which includes an interview with Eric Fischl, the artist responsible for this mosaic at Nick and Toni’s restaurant. Morgan McGivern

A world in which people’s ears were filled with music as they walked through their days, staying in moment-to-moment communication through their phones with their job, their friends, their lovers, their families
A short story by Ray Bradbury inspired Christian Scheider and Tucker Marder, right, to explore the analog and digital universes. T.E. McMorrow