Though he lives in Los Angeles these days, film director and writer Todd Robinson has deep roots on the East End. While the subject of his latest film, Vietnam-era pararescueman William Pitsenbarger, hailed from Ohio, not New York, in some ways Robinson’s film about the was locally inspired.
“Don’t we all change, after 30 years of doing the same thing? I’m always about being open to what makes you joyful, and insult comedy just was not that much fun anymore."
The man who H. Kevin Miserocchi came to know as the creator of “The Addams Family” did not match the rumors widely circulated about him: for instance, that he slept in a coffin, regularly frequented an asylum for rest and relaxation, and loved to wear a monogrammed straitjacket.
A rebellious teenager with burbling hormones, a chance meeting with a prince and a raft of amusing friends and an evil witch — all come together in the Center Stage production of “The Little Mermaid” at the Southampton Cultural Center.
Filmmaker Treva Wurmfeld is drawn to feisty female characters. And in 2014, Becky Hill-Genia commanded her full attention. It was the way she spoke — honestly and openly, with a “no-time-to-lose” energy steeped in empowering philosophies and political ideas, Wurmfeld recalled.
For Pablo Picasso, there was Dora Maar. For Auguste Rodin, Camille Claudel. Behind Jackson Pollock was Lee Krasner, and for Willem de Kooning, there was Elaine. They were the women keeping the engines running, inspiring and supporting their famous partners by, in some cases, dimming their own artistic lights. Filmmaker Tom Dolby is ready to shift that narrative — reimagining the expected path with his first solo directing effort, “The Artist’s Wife.”
A few weeks ago, literally at the crack of dawn, an intrepid group assembled at LongHouse Reserve for an excursion to the Glass House and Grace Farms in New Canaan, Connecticut. Both sites are notable for their transparent architecture, but the concept behind each is very different.
Since 2012, Anne Chaisson has served as the executive director of the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF). Recently Chaisson talked about this year’s festival, how the event has evolved since its inaugural year in 1992, and the creation of HamptonsFILM, a new parent company for the organization.
In terms of enduring appeal, the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan rank second only to Shakespeare in the history of English-language theater. But...
“Sunny Days,” artist Ugo Rondinone’s current installation at Guild Hall, will be the focus of a family celebration at the museum on Saturday, October 5, from 1 to 3 p.m.
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center’s Nancy & Frederick DeMatteis Arts Academy announces its lineup for fall performing arts classes for young people ages 5 through 18, starting in October.
If you happened to be plugged into the rock music scene of the late 1960s, you knew that California was the place to be. Across the country politics were heated, war in Vietnam was raging, and the youth of America was rising up. All this strife made for fertile ground, musically speaking, and British singer and songwriter Graham Nash was among those who joined the wave.
Laurie Lambrecht is a self-declared “outdoors person” and always has been — but never before in her artistic installations. The Parrish Road Show has changed that,
Though Judy Carmichael travels the globe performing for audiences of all ages and sizes, when she takes the stage at Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater on October 4, it will be like coming home.
The cool-toned chanteuse is headlining the Sag Harbor American Music Festival on Friday night at the coveted Old Whalers’ Church — a venue fit for a jazz revolution, she said.