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Gallery owner Mark Humphrey: A Remembrance

For 40 years, the Mark Humphrey Gallery was a Southampton Village fixture. Established in 1980 by Mr. Humphrey and his partner, Larry Rundie, as a purveyor of posters, prints, miscellaneous art objects and framing, the gallery shifted focus several times over the decades and carried works by some of the most successful artists of the last half century. On June 11, Mr. Humphrey died of complications from cancer at The Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Westhampton Beach. He was 71.

Sag Harbor-Based Animal Rescue Aims To Give Dogs A Second Chance

Sag Harbor-Based Animal Rescue Aims To Give Dogs A Second Chance

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital Reimagines Annual Summer Gala

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital Reimagines Annual Summer Gala

Say ‘Thank You’
Creatively

The Parrish Art Museum is coming together to create art to thank those who are taking risks in the community to keep everyone safe. All are welcome to send a positive message with art and take a moment to design a thank you card or two for the frontline workers in the area.

Teens and Twenty-Somethings Take The Helm In Protests To Demand Racial Justice On East...

After seven large-scale protests swept across the South Fork last week, organizers are now looking forward, strategizing about how to ride the wave of nationwide momentum for racial justice. But on the South Fork, these organizers look different than their national counterparts: they’re younger.

Cuomo Gives Day Camps the Go-Ahead To Open This Month; East End Camps Weigh...

Following a statewide announcement that camps can open this summer, day camps on the East End are finalizing their programs and safety measures.

Sag Harbor Cinema Drive-In Schedules ‘Grease’ Test Run For June 21

In collaboration with Sag Harbor Village and sponsored by the Sag Harbor Partnership, the Sag Harbor Cinema Drive-In will officially kick off with a free test run on June 21, in lieu of grand reopening festivities originally set for the second weekend in April — now postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Q&A: New General Manager Says WPPB Will Become WLIW, Move To New Studios And...

Q&A: New General Manager Says WPPB Will Become WLIW, Move To New Studios And Become Part Of An Islandwide Multimedia Plan

Fireworks Shows In East Hampton, Montauk, Amagansett Canceled For 2020

All four of the major fireworks shows that would usually be held throughout the summer have been canceled for 2020 over concerns about social distancing protocols to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Mind Offline Kits Spark Creativity

Enter the Mind Offline Kits, a carefully curated variety of at-home creative projects to encourage participants to disconnect from technology and reconnect with creating, from pottery, knitting and woodworking, to drawing, soap felting and chakra smudging.

Calling All Kids: LTV, Project MOST Launch New Series

Calling All Kids: LTV, Project MOST Launch New Series

The Future of the Arts: East End Leaders Brace for Bumpy Recovery

Last week, the Express News Group explored this murky future during “The Show Must Go On: The Arts in the Time of Lockdown,” a virtual Express Sessions forum designed to be an exchange of ideas and concerns among a panel of local experts.

Authors Night and the Free Children’s Fair go Online this Summer  

The East Hampton Library will host its annual summer celebrations, Authors Night and the Free Children’s Fair, as interactive online events this year. Both events, which are traditionally held on the second weekend of August, will be hosted online during the same approximate time frame.

Celebrating Gay Pride Month with “To A More Perfect Union”

The next film to join the Hamptons Doc Fest online is “To a More Perfect Union: U.S. v. Windsor,” a 2017 film by Donna Zaccaro which was the Sunday Night Spotlight at Hamptons Doc Fest in December 2018.

Curating a ‘Lifestyle of Positivity’ with WHBPAC

“The Moment,” one of Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center’s (WHBPAC) longtime successes and brainchild of empowerment coach Colette Lettieri, unveiled its upcoming roster of virtual information sessions with exclusive lifestyle entrepreneurs running through June 23.

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Remembering The Free Life 50 Years Later

They would float up the coast to Maine. There, they would catch the westerlies that would blow them the 2,500 miles to Europe. Up there, in the beauty and the silence, you hear the true noise of the sea coming up at you. There was plenty of food on board, stocked with salamis and cheeses — fatty food to keep them warm and filled — water, Champagne for celebrating, of course, plus some emergency supplies. But it turns out the crew of The Free Life, a seven-story high Roziére balloon that lifted off from a field in Springs 50 years ago this week, would not need it.

A Father Shares Advice: In his Book, Richie Jackson offers a Road Map...

At the age of 15, when Jackson Foo Wong came out and told his parents that he was gay, his father, Richie Jackson, a TV and theater producer based in New York City, couldn’t have been more delighted. That’s because for Jackson, being gay had long been an important defining feature of his own life.

‘Fathers and Daughters’ Focus of BCK Exhibition

The BCK Fine Arts Gallery in Montauk presents its next exhibition, “Fathers and Daughters,” from September 16 to October 7. This group exhibition consists of the paintings of two men, Albert Kresch and Leland Bell, who met in New York City in the early 1940s. Accompanying these are the works of their daughters, Temma Bell and Elizabeth Kresch. Born decades apart, these two women followed the career paths shared by both their fathers and mothers.