This year’s African American Film Festival, which will feature a stage play, spoken word performances, and live jazz as well as movies, will take place from next Thursday through Oct. 4 at the Southampton Arts Center on Job’s Lane.
Philippe Cheng, a previous contributor to The Star who lives in Bridgehampton, has published a book of his art photography titled “Still: The East End Photographs.” A book signing will take place at Barnes & Noble at Broadway and 83rd Street in Manhattan on Friday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m.
Anna Jurinich, a Croatian-born artist will open at Peter Marcelle Project in Southampton with an exhibition of paintings exploring the human condition. The Tokyo photographer Daisuke Yokota will have his first solo exhibition in the United States at Harper’s Books in East Hampton.
Another film from the 2013 documentary festival, “The Only Real Game,” directed by Mirra Bank of East Hampton, is now available for download from iTunes, Amazon.com, and the film’s website. “The Only Real Game” is about the importance of baseball to the people of Manipur, a remote and troubled corner of India beset by civil wars, martial law,...
The Choral Society of the Hamptons will hold auditions for its next concert on Monday, by appointment, at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church. Rehearsals are usually held on Mondays from 7:30 to 10 p.m.
Kenny Mann, a Sag Harbor filmmaker whose feature “Beautiful Tree, Severed Roots” was shown at the Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival in 2013, has written and produced “The Mtepe Shungwaya Sails Again: A Tribute to the Boat-Builders of Lamu,” a new 13-minute documentary that will be shown at the Maritime Museum of San Diego on Friday, Oct. 2.
Guild Hall’s JDT Lab will present “Theatre of the Oppressed: An Introduction to Forum Theatre,” live, interactive, and free, on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Graduate students in applied theater from the City University of New York’s School of Professional Studies, along with Kasia Klimiuk, the lead artist, will stage a piece on social and human rights...
This summer, Taylor Rose Berry finally finished “White Noise” by Don DeLillo. While not earth-shattering news to most, it will be of interest to her friends, patrons, and those who attended the PechaKucha night at the Parrish Art Museum in June. During her talk that evening, Ms. Berry detailed her struggles with that book and how it led to her...
Gone are the days when tumbleweed rolled down the streets of the East End after Labor Day weekend. Now, in addition to October’s high-profile Hamptons International Film Festival, the fall calendar is chockablock with music, theater, performance, art exhibitions, and other cultural enticements.
Anke Weyer’s work might be described as pastiche, but only in the best possible way. Using a palette of brightly hued oils and acrylics, she scrawls, drips, stains, daubs, and strokes the paint into complex compositions of lines and forms on canvas with high and low references.