On Saturday, November 23, at 11 a.m. in conjunction with its production of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun,” a play about a black family in 1959 Chicago hoping to move out of public housing with a $10,000 windfall, Bay Street Theater will host “Race: Then and Now, There and Here: A Community Discussion.” The panelists include clergy and leaders of local African-American nonprofit groups and the discussion was organized by Sag Harbor’s Ken Dorph, who recently shared his thoughts about the history of race relations in this country.
Michael Clark, the former owner of Crossroads Music in East Hampton and more recently in Amagansett Square, talks about his new position as the executive director of LTV. Mr. Clark, who replaced Eric Glandbard on October 22, also discusses what he sees as a bright future for the public access television station, based in Wainscott.
Sag Harbor’s Mayor talks about why the Village Board of Trustees is hosting its first Saturday work session on October 26 at 10 a.m. and some of the projects Sag Harbor residents can expect in the near future.
Frankenstein Follies, a Halloween-themed musical review by the young actors of Stages, A Children’s Theatre Workshop, Inc., is an October tradition at Bay Street Theater. This year, the show turns 25 and recently Stages founder and director Helene Leonard talked about the Follies, how they came to be and the many kids who have taken part in it over the last quarter century.
A member of the Sag Harbor Historical Society Board of Directors and that nonprofits treasurer talks about its newest Halloween happening, “Annie’s Field of Jack-O’-Lanterns,” which will be held on Wednesday, October 30, from 5 to 6 p.m., at the Historical Society’s Annie Cooper Boyd House at 41 Main Street in Sag Harbor.
You know what? The boats leave Labor Day — and by the Saturday after Labor Day, the water’s clear.
Ed Gregory, 74, grew up in Bridgehampton and runs an electrical contracting firm founded in1935 by his father and uncle. He moved to Sag Harbor 50 years ago, when he married Judy Fordham, whose family roots in the village go back 11 generations. He was elected six times as a village trustee and, with John Schoen and others, helped found the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps. This month, after more than 40 years of service, he formally retired as a member.
Many of us have heard of her and have seen her name peppered in local newspapers- — April Gornik — artist, activist, environmentalist, lover of animals. How lucky we are that the winds of fate have carried her here to help celebrate our history and to champion a movement to protect our cinema?
Kelly Wilkinson Coffin, the 2019 poster artist for the 44thannual Hampton Classic Horse Show, is a Virginia native who served as a Naval Aviator for 10 years and later flew for US Airways. After the terror attacks of 9/11, she left commercial aviation to pursue painting full time while continuing to serve in the Naval Reserve for another decade.
Local photographer, Bastienne Schmidt, will soon be facilitating a two-day workshop at the Southampton Art Center for artists hoping to strengthen their personal voice. Here, Ms. Schmidt talks about what inspires her and how she found her own voice.
The part-time Southampton resident, philanthropist and humanitarian, and this year's honorees at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital's 61st Annual Summer Party talks about the importance of charitable giving.
The founder and chief scientist at AMCS talks about the threats facing sea turtles, the importance of public outreach and why you should never touch an injured turtle on the beach.
The comedian, writer and animal activist talks about being a woman in the world of comedy, her love for animals and why she is throwing her support behind LTV Studios in Wainscott.
Multimedia artist Tony Oursler has installed his exhibition “Water Memory” at Guild Hall in East Hampton.
And every single person had a very valid excuse why they couldn’t run including many women who lived outside the village [boundary so couldn’t run here]. And as it got closer to me, I noticed that everybody was sort of looking at me. And they got to me and before I could even open my mouth they were saying to me, ‘You have none of those excuses. You live in the village you are a real estate agent, you can do this, you'd be good at this damn thing.’