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Capt. Mike Vegessi of the Lazybones party boat out of Montauk was named Fishing Legend of the Year at the Montauk Mercury Grand Slam fishing competition held on Saturday and Sunday from Uihlein’s Marina.
Sendero Luminoso, the organization of Maoist revolutionaries of Peru, always comes to mind when I’m offshore on a boat that’s shark fishing. This only makes sense because of the dream state one drifts into while, well, drifting, as the crew spills ground fish and fish chunks overboard to create un sendero luminoso, a shining path that wanders...
Sara Nightingale is an energetic free spirit who manages to be a savvy art dealer. She is not immune to trends, but finds unique angles and original ways to feature them in her Water Mill gallery. Mostly, she trusts her eyes and her ability to make her view of things appealing to an audience.
“When I was a little child, maybe 3 or 4 years old, my parents took me to the Museum of Modern Art. When I saw Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night,’ I started hearing music in my head.” Even today, Bruce Wolosoff, a composer from Shelter Island, said, some paintings cause him to hear music in his mind.
The second film in the Hamptons International Film Festival’s SummerDocs series, “Listen to Me Marlon,” has no talking heads, no interviewees, no narrator. With the exception of a few television news clips, the voice on the soundtrack is Marlon Brando’s, and it affords access to the actor’s multidimensionality seldom available even to his friends.
Kate Donachie's exhibition of paintings at Fireplace Project are inspired by a letter from Georgia O'Keeffe to Edna St. Vincent Millay.
The Watermill Center’s annual Scaler Summer Lecture Series will launch on Monday at 7:30 p.m. with Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a founding member of the Russian feminist art collective Pussy Riot. The series brings leading figures in the arts, sciences, and humanities to the center for free talks open to its summer resident artists and the public.
Ballet, jazz, satire, film, and art will offer a cultural tasting menu at Guild Hall during the coming week. Ballet Hispanico, which sold out its performance last year, will return with “CARMEN.maquia,” a reimagining of Bizet’s tragic opera, on Saturday at 8 p.m.
Rhonda Denet and the Silver Fox Trio will appear at the Montauk Library in “A Tribute to Frank Sinatra” on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.