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A Giveaway as Good As It Gets for Film Lovers For those who love the movies and like to pack them in when the Hamptons International Film Festival takes over the South Fork's screens, we have very good news.
As his teacher had before him, the late saxophonist Hal McKusick, who lived in Sag Harbor, wanted to inspire students to pursue their dream and be passionate about what they believe in. “That takes mentors,” he told The Star in 1998. “And that’s...
For those who like their iambic pentameter served alfresco while seated on lawn chairs or picnic blankets, this weekend should be a cause for celebration, with two free productions of Shakespeare plays to choose from and a new partnership that could...
I took a look at Ryan McGinness’s work at the Silas Marder Gallery, then I looked again, and then once more. No matter how familiar his world of idiosyncratic signs and symbols, there is always something new to see in their more-is-more layering.

The Star's reviewer says the new production, starring Betty Buckley and Rachel York, is "everything it should be." The play runs at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor through Aug. 30.
Bulletproof Stockings, a Hasidic rock duo, will grace East Hampton for the first time next week, and the two front-women are curious how the audience will react.
“Summer Diaries,” a show by Billy Sullivan will open at Ille Arts with a reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. “Anna Walinska: Abstractions From the ’50s and ’60s” will open Saturday at Lawrence Fine Art in East Hampton with a reception from 5 to 8...
The Hamptons International Film Festival’s 23rd iteration, which will take place from Oct. 8 through 12, will be the last with Stuart Match Suna as chairman. Mr. Match Suna, the president of Silvercup Studios and a founder of the festival, has been...
Rock ’n’ roll, ballet, cabaret, and Dr. Oz will take turns entertaining and informing audiences at Guild Hall in East Hampton Village this week, with “Bjork: Biophilia Live,” a film that captures the artist’s 2013 multimedia concert in London, set...
“Green Afternoon III,” a garden dance performance by Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre, will take place Saturday at 5 p.m. at the home of Marcia Previti and Peter Gumpel, 230 Old Stone Highway in Springs.
Bay Street Theater’s Comedy Club will feature Kathleen Madigan on Monday at 8 p.m. Ms. Madigan’s 25-year career has included appearances on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno,” “Late Show With David Letterman,” “Late Night With Conan O’Brien,” and,...
The Aviva Players, one of the first chamber ensembles to feature the music of women composers, will perform at the Montauk Library on Sunday afternoon at 3:30.
Angel Reda, a vocalist, actress, and dancer who is currently starring on Broadway as Roxie Hart in “Chicago,” will perform a program of Frank Sinatra’s hits at the American Hotel in Sag Harbor on Monday at 7:30 p.m. Russ Kassoff, Sinatra’s longtime...