Charles Garrett, a physicist, author, and educator in scientific research and a 47-year resident of Fithian Lane in East Hampton, died of cardiac failure on Saturday at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton.
The opening of Guild Hall’s 79th Artist Members Exhibition on Saturday afternoon was accompanied by a private reception for the 2017 prizewinners. Joyce Kubat was awarded top honors for her ink-on-paper piece “Armour.” She will have a solo show in the museum’s Spiga Gallery in 2019. Judging this year’s 383 artworks was Ruba Katrib, curator at the SculptureCenter in Long Island City.
A staged reading of “Venus in Fur,” David Ives’s darkly funny adaptation of Sacher-Masoch’s erotic novel “Venus in Furs,” will take place Tuesday night at 7:30 at Guild Hall as part of the JDTLab series.
The Hamptons International Film Festival’s “25 Films in 25 Years” series will continue tomorrow at 6 p.m. at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill with a screening of “Embrace of the Serpent,” a 2015 entry that went on to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film.
La Compagnia Amarilli, a vocal duo formed in New York City in 2013, will perform “Rosa Mystica,” a concert featuring music by Pergolesi, Monteverdi, Schutz, and Telemann, at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church in Bridgehampton on Saturday at 5 p.m.
Saturday is Independent Bookstore Day, and BookHampton on Main Street has raffles, giveaways, and a literary scavenger hunt. A number of limited-edition books and art pieces — only available Saturday — will be on sale as well.
The East End Classic Boat Society promises a “blockbuster” small boat sale at its spring open house, happening on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Community Boat Shop, behind the East Hampton Town Marine Museum on Bluff Road.