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Orson Munn grew up during the Great Depression, when skinny boys were considered sickly and were often sent to bed in the afternoon for rest. Munn, a summer resident of Southampton from his birth in 1925 until he died in 2011, was one of those boys, according to his wife, Pat Munn.
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will open its East End Music Film Series on Sunday at 2 p.m. with a screening of Sharyn Felder’s “A.K.A. Doc Pomus.” Hosted by Suzy Elmiger, an accomplished film editor, the series will also feature D.A. Pennebaker’s “Company” and his first film, “Daybreak Express,” on Feb. 7 and “Voices of Sarafina!” by Nigel...
A political season with many candidates hoping to distinguish themselves in the race for their party’s nomination has created little light but a great deal of heat in American discourse. Most of the smoke of the campaign is traveling well north and west of here (the New York State federal primary election is not until April 18). Yet many artists...
Alejandro Sainz Alfonso will exhibit for the first time at the Grenning Gallery. His colorful silkscreens offer a comedic take on his life in Cuba. Marissa Bridge, whose exhibition “A Bridge in Conversation” is on view at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Bridgehampton through Feb. 7, will be at the gallery on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. to...
The Parrish Art Museum’s wildly popular PechaKucha programs, each of which features rapid-fire presentations by creative East End residents, has spawned an offspring of sorts. Neoteric Night, which will happen tomorrow at 6, is a networking event focused on, but not limited to, visual artists, writers, dancers, designers, craftsmen, and anybody...
Puccini’s “Turandot,” the next offering of the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series, will be shown Saturday at 1 p.m. at Guild Hall in East Hampton.
The Watermill Center will offer both an open rehearsal and a tour of the grounds, building, art collection, and study library on Saturday afternoon. The tour will take place from 1 to 2:30; the rehearsal, by Kenneth Collins and Temporary Distortion, will follow from 3 to 5.
The Art of Song’s Parlor Jazz series will return to the Bridgehampton Museum’s archives building on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with “From Django to Piazzolla,” a performance by Dallas Vietty, an American jazz accordionist who specializes in the Parisian swing-waltz style of Musette and Gypsy jazz.
The JDTLab, Guild Hall’s program devoted to presenting work by performing artists from the East End and, occasionally, beyond, will begin its third season on Tuesday evening at 7:30 with a free staged reading of “Extinction,” a new play by Gabe McKinley that explores the evolution of friendships. Subsequent programs will include two new musicals,...