Hidden away in Noyac, this year’s Hampton Designer Showhouse is a reflection of current tastes and trends inside and out.
The first annual Hamptons Festival of the Arts will launch on Saturday evening at 7 at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill with a recital in the galleries by the renowned soprano Renée Fleming and the singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright. A reception will follow the performance.
The Comedy Club at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present “It’s a Mad, Mad World . . . And We’re a Little Angry: An Evening With Angela LaGreca and Julie Halston” on Monday at 8 p.m. According to the theater, the two women will “dish on everything from marriage, motherhood, Botox, and the current deer population in the Hamptons.”
The Amagansett Library will continue its centennial-year celebration with a performance by Katherine C.H.E., a singer and library trustee, today at 6 p.m. in the community room.
For anyone stuck outside of Montauk with the August blues again, next week’s Music for Montauk schedule of concerts should be a soothing balm. The series, which runs from Tuesday to Aug. 22, will have world-class musicians performing creative musical programs in unconventional locations.
Comedy, R&B, hospitality, presidential politics, New Orleans party music, and Sith Lords will all touch down at Guild Hall in East Hampton this week, starting tomorrow at 9 p.m. when Jay Pharoah will perform his first comedy show on an East End stage.
The Southampton Arts Center is presenting no fewer than five films this week, beginning tonight at 7 with a screening of “Electoral Dysfunction,” an award-winning documentary that takes an irreverent look at voting in America. The filmmakers will answer questions after the screening. Tickets cost $12, and advance reservations have been recommended.
Last fall, Billy Strong and Dell Cullum would reveal few details of the unique project they were planning, raising almost as many questions as answers. Despite scant details, Mr. Strong, an environmental activist known as the Green Explorer, and Mr. Cullum, a photographer, wildlife-removal specialist, and tireless crusader against litter, seemed...
Jamie Patricof was disappointed he could not be in East Hampton for the opening of the film “Captain Fantastic” last Friday. Not because he hadn’t seen it; with Lynette Howell Taylor, he co-produced the film and had in fact seen it countless times. However, having spent summers and weekends here for much of his life, he fondly remembers the...