June 22, 1989
Paul Annacone, the touring tennis professional from East Hampton, was confident about his chances at Wimbledon this week after having reached the semifinal rounds in two Wimbledon warm-ups.
At Queen’s Club, he won four matches against, in order, Robert Van’t Hof, Simon Youl, Pete Sampras, and Mats Wilander, before losing in the semifinal to Ivan Lendl, the world’s top-ranked player and Wimbledon’s first seed, 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 7-5. “And I only played average that day,” said Annacone.
Taylor Resnick, 32, won Saturday’s 6-mile ocean standup paddleboard race between Wainscott and Amagansett in 1 hour, 26 minutes, and 29 seconds. Lars Svanberg, 53, whose Main Beach Surf & Sport shop put on the race, from which Paddlers for Humanity benefited, was the runner-up, in 1:26:45.
Resnick and Svanberg were on 14-foot boards. The third-place finisher, Andrew Glidden, 19, and the fourth-place finisher, Quintin Chiapperino, 17, were on 12-foot-6-inch boards.
Thursday, June 26
LITTLE LEAGUE, District 36 tournament, East Hampton 11-12-year-old all-stars at Center Moriches, 5:45 p.m.
BEACH VOLLEYBALL, first night of 4-person coed league, Kirk Park Beach, Montauk, 6 p.m.
WOMEN’S SLOW-PITCH, P.B.A. vs. Bono Plumbing, 7 p.m., and Provisions vs. Groundworks, 8:5, Terry King ball field, Abraham’s Path, Amagansett.
Friday, June 27
COLLEGIATE BASEBALL, Sag Harbor Whalers vs. Montauk Mustangs, Montauk School, 5 p.m.
A concert of American music, including Broadway favorites, love songs, and patriotic tunes, will take place Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor. A supper of hot dogs and ice cream on the church lawn will follow the performance.
Free outdoor concerts will rock Montauk’s village green and the dockside stage at Gosman’s this summer, starting at 6:30 p.m. Monday with a performance on the green by Joe Delia and Thieves. Also on the green, an open mike with Ray Red will happen Wednesday from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
The Gosman’s concerts will kick off July 6 at 6 p.m. with the Nancy Atlas Project. Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks, Mamalee Rose and Friends, HooDoo Loungers, and Randy Jackson will also perform on the dockside stage during the summer.
Nilson Matta, a creative force in the evolution and popularity of Brazilian jazz in the United States, will perform at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill tomorrow at 6 p.m. as part of its Jazz en Plein Air series.
Since coming to New York in 1985, Mr. Matta, a bass player, has worked with both American and Brazilian jazz luminaries and created his own musical signature.
The Golden Pear Café will serve beer, wine, and food throughout the evening. Seating is limited; first come, first served.
The Star welcomes submissions of essays for its “Guestwords” column, of between 700 and 1,200 words, and of short fiction, between 1,000 and 2,000 words.
Authors can either e-mail their pieces (in text or Word format) to firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Fiction” or “Guestwords” in the subject line, or mail them, preferably on disk and saved in a text format, to The Star, Box 5002, East Hampton 11937. A very short biographical note should also be included.
A vandal smashed a driver’s-side window and a rear taillight and dented the left-rear quarter panel on a 2008 Honda Accord parked in a lot at 121 Springs-Fireplace Road early Friday morning. Maria Restrepo estimated the damage at $500.
Guild Hall will host a Fiesta of the Arts Saturday to celebrate Latin American culture on the East End. There will be food, music, arts and crafts, and a pinata for kids. The free event runs from 2 to 4 p.m.
The Goat Reopens
The Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor reopens this week with Tot Art for kids 2 to 4 on Mondays, puppet play groups on Mondays and Fridays, creative movement on Wednesdays, and the first puppet show of the summer.
The Town of Southampton earned the highest rating possible from Standard and Poor’s Rating Services on Tuesday, when it was upgraded from AA+ to AAA. Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst said the new rating was the result of fiscal discipline at Town Hall over the past four years.
On Sunday, Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater was the setting for a benefit preview of “Chapter & Verse,” a film by Jamal Joseph, an activist and former Black Panther who is now a professor in Columbia University’s graduate film program. A discussion with Mr. Joseph, who is also an Oscar-nominated screenwriter, followed the screening.
Elements Fitness, a barre and dance-fusion studio on East Hampton's Newtown Lane, will show its appreciation for local teachers and employees with a discounted barre fitness class on Tuesday and discounts on class package purchases that day and through the end of the month.
The East Hampton Ladies Village Improvement Society's Bargain Box thrift shop opened on Tuesday ready for the change in weather. After clearing out summer merchandise with a dollar sale last week, the L.V.I.S.
With the goal of recruiting more local residents who can produce their own TV programming, East Hampton’s public access station, LTV, has planned an orientation workshop for Monday night at its studio in Wainscott.