As much as purists love a meaty, topical play, everyone can appreciate a good farce now and then, particularly in the summer. Purpled Pheasant Productions, a new professional theater group based at the Southampton Cultural Center, has chosen to introduce itself through the latter.
After months of silence and speculation, Guild Hall announced last Thursday that Andrea Grover has been named executive director to replace Ruth Appelhof, who is retiring.
The Upright Citizens Brigade comedy-training schools have produced so many hot names in the industry that you never know if the performers you’re seeing on its stages in New York and Los Angeles will be the next Aziz Ansari, Kate McKinnon, Jack McBrayer, or Rob Corddry.
Yes, the only person who cares about grandmother’s collection of needlepoint-slogan pillows may be grandmother, but it is still fun to spot some old bit of her bedroom furniture or her favorite egg-beater at Hamptons prices at a summer antiques show.
When Michael Cohen was 15, growing up outside of Philadelphia in Cheltenham, Pa., his father told him and his brother it was time to get summer jobs. “My brother went to work in a pet store, because he was interested in fish and reptiles,” Mr. Cohen recalled one sunny afternoon in the garden of East Hampton’s 1770 House. “I said I’m going to work...
The sculptor Michael Combs, whose work is inspired by the lives of his ancestors, North Fork baymen, fishermen and decoy-carvers, will sign copies of his new book in the lobby of the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill on Sunday at 11 a.m. “Time Out of Mind,” an exhibition of oil paintings by Michael Oruch, will open with a reception Saturday from 6...
Just as an artist working in assemblage would craft a three-dimensional project with objects that take up space and achieve a specific goal, so did Karyn Mannix build her working art studio from scratch.
“The Hamptons Get Mortified” will return to the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill tomorrow evening at 6. “Mortified” is a stage show featuring participants who bring in their most embarrassing childhood artifacts to display before a public audience.
The Montauk Library will present “Recipes for Disaster,” a free one-man show in which Charles Baran, an actor and singer, serves up a smorgasbord of music, comedy, and zaniness, on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
Paintings by Paul Feeley and John Wesley, will be shown in the first exhibition at the Collective by Jeff Lincoln in Southampton. “Pop Art: ‘A Catalyst for Dreams,’ Abstraction and Figuration,” will be shown through July 27. “The Last Baymen of Amagansett,” an exhibition of photographs by Michael Ruggiero, is on view from today through Sept. 19 at...
The Steve Shaughnessy Quartet will perform a live show at the Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum tomorrow at 6 p.m.
Andrea Grover, the curator of special projects at the Parrish Art Museum, will become Guild Hall's new director, replacing Ruth Appelhof, on Sept. 1.
Two concerts that will be welcome summer events for lovers of chamber music will take place at Guild Hall tomorrow and Saturday night at 7, well before other established festivals here. Six musicians from the New York Philharmonic will give the back-to-back concerts along with a guest pianist, the first time the Philharmonic has been represented...