Theater And Improv Company Has A New Home
Diane Schiavoni, one of Sag Harbor’s most dedicated volunteers, will be awarded the 2021 Sag Harbor Partnership’s Community Service Award in honor of her outstanding commitment to the pressing needs of the village.
Bill Pickens, Patriarch Of SANS Community, Dies At 85
In what organizers say is an effort to recognize the common bonds of diverse people who make up the East End, Sylvester Manor on Shelter Island has announced that it will partner with the Shinnecock Nation’s Graves Protection Warrior Society and other representatives of Long Island’s Native-American tribes in the Afro-Indigenous Burial Ground Partnership at Sylvester Manor.
HarborFest returned to Sag Harbor this weekend after a one-year hiatus owing to the coronavirus, and to say it was a hit with a population that has grown weary of being cooped up would be an understatement. Huge crowds converged on Long Wharf and the waterfront under sunny blue skies to listen to music, sample food from a number of purveyors, browse displays or watch the whaleboat races.
Remember March 2020? It was the month that began normally enough, and then at about the halfway point, everything changed when COVID-19 took hold and life as we knew it ground to a halt. That included live entertainment and Boots on the Ground Theater's newest production “Sherlock’s Secret Life." But now, after 18 months, the show is returning, once again, to the SCC stage, albeit with a few changes.
“I like to say that Linda was formidable,” Ms. Griffin said. “She was brilliant, she was thoughtful, very strong — very strong willed, always had been, totally wanted to always do things by herself, and did, most of the time.”
With the recent establishment of Hamptons Pride — the first-ever East End organization devoted exclusively to LGBTQ+ pride — its founding goal is to create a historical marker and social gathering place on the footprint of The Swamp, explained Mr. House, who serves as the non-profit’s president.
Mashashimuet Park Grandstand Fundraiser Nearing Its Goal
“Celebrating Community Creatives,” an outdoor gathering featuring the work of 15 artists and authors from Sag Harbor will take place at a private home in Sag Harbor Hills on Saturday, August 28.
The makers of Monopoly are investing in East End real estate — on their board, that is: A special “Hamptons Edition” game is set to be released next summer, bearing the names of South Fork landmarks.
Program For Autistic Rowers Launches In Sag Harbor
Tony and Emmy Award-nominated actress Tovah Feldshuh, and John Graham, the executive director of Hampton Racquet, will be recognized at this year’s gala, an outdoor affair at Hampton Racquet set for Saturday, August 28, at 6:30 p.m.
On Saturday, August 14, she will be recognized for the tireless work in rescuing more than 2,000 dogs and cats when she receives a Lifetime Achievement Award from ARF as part of the organization’s annual Bow Wow Meow Ball, which is being livestreamed at 7:30 p.m., hosted by NBC’s Chuck Scarborough.
Louis Trakis, a sculptor, painter, printmaker and cartoonist, died early in the morning of Wednesday, July 7, 2021 in Southampton. He was 94.