“Artists Choose Artists” is the Parrish Art Museum’s triennial exhibition that highlights the dynamic relationships among the multi-generational artist community of the East End, encouraging mentorship and conversations between artists at varying stages in their careers. The museum’s current “Artists Choose Artists” exhibition runs through February 23, and on Friday, February 21, at 6 p.m. will present “The Artist’s View” with three of the participating artists — Mary Boochever, Anne Seelbach, and Dan Welden — speaking about their work in the show.
Looking to break out? Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced auditions for its 2020 Mainstage season.
Young Sag Harbor Filmmaker Makes Debut At L.A. Film Festival
When Brianna Ashe first moved to the East End a little over seven years ago, she discovered a novel way to make new friends by merging two of her favorite things — art and beer. “All I need is a Sharpie and a napkin,” explained Ashe while sitting at the bar of Townline BBQ in Sagaponack with exactly those two items in front of her — plus, of course, a pint of amber hued ale.
The film, which will be shown at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, gives viewers a glimpse of what the films consisted of, as well as what Dawson City was like during the early 1900s.
In the dead of winter, there is a movement afoot — a fight against the frigid temperatures, bone-chilling winds and overwhelming urge to stay inside, curled up in front of the fireplace until spring. And leading it are musicians.
The Sag Harbor Planning Board on January 28 gave final approval to husband-and-wife artists Eric Fischl and April Gornik’s proposal to convert the imposing 19th-century former Methodist Church into a residential arts center.
When James Mallord William Turner died in 1851, he left the paintings that remained in his estate to Great Britain. The nation, however, was ill prepared to receive this magnificent legacy, numbering nearly 300 oil paintings and some 30,000 works on paper.
While on a trip to Paris when she was 14 years old, film director and writer Mary Harron was taken to a movie theater to see “The Cameraman,” the 1928 silent film starring Buster Keaton. “It was the first full-length Buster Keaton movie that I saw and I recall the effect it had on me,” Harron said in a recent phone interview.
Franco Cuttica uses fire in all of the senses. He feels its heat and smells its burn. He hears its roar. He sees it bring his imagination to life. And he even cooks Argentinean barbecue over it. But on a recent Thursday morning, the artist had stepped away from the flames and turned his eyes toward the water, watching the waves crash from his modern villa in Punta del Este, Uruguay.
For seven bands, the musical growing pains, costume fittings and weeks of rehearsal and dance practice all boil down to one battle — a sexy, energized and wildly creative night of wailing on guitars and rocking out on drums, bass and keyboard, belting their favorite songs on stage.
HamptonsFilm’s next installment of “Now Showing” will be Pedro Almodóvar’s 2019 film “Pain and Glory” which will screen on Saturday, February 1, at 6 p.m. at Guild Hall in East Hampton.
On Saturday, February 8, at 1 p.m., Judy Sleed will be at the East Hampton Library to share the story of “The Fight of the Crayons,” which gives readers an opportunity to be creative, but they don't need to be an artist to enjoy this interactive coloring book.
Salvatore Casabianca is a guitarist and a singer/songwriter whose musical styles include an eclectic blend of rock, folk, blues and jazz. On Saturday, February 1, at 8 p.m. Casabianca will perform in Sag Harbor as part of the Wamponamon Masonic Music Series.
Climate Change affects the world and our way of life in one way or another. The Southampton Youth Bureau’s getting the conversation started about Climate Change through this year’s Creative Arts Contest. The contest is open to students in grades 5 through 12 who reside or attend school in the Town of Southampton.