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Pierson High School Students Prepare For Opening Night Next Week

On Thursday, Pierson High School students were going over their lines as the play’s producer, Melissa Luppi, looked over the set to make sure everything was in place, as they prepared for their opening night, next Thursday, November 21.

Clavin and Keith share the Story of Eugene Bullard

Two world wars, the Jazz Age, the Civil Rights Movement, and one exceptional man who connects them all. Meet Eugene Bullard, the most interesting historical figure you’ve never heard of.

Amy Zerner’s Art is the Very Definition of Goddess Couture

It’s a long way from the quiet streets of Springs to the fashionably high-end department stores of New York City’s Fifth Avenue, but that’s exactly where you’ll find Amy Zerner and her collection of wearable art.

‘Artists Choose Artists’ brings a Creative Community together

Annual exhibition at the Parrish Art Museum sparks conversations and exchanges that normally don’t happen among established and emerging artists.

The Magic of Art and Holiday Music Comes to Kramoris Gallery

Magic is created when diverse areas of the arts meld, then produce a transcendent inner experience and create an inner excitement — and on Sunday, November 17, Romany Kramoris Gallery in Sag Harbor hosts “Magic Holiday Music,” an event merging music, poetry and visual arts.

It’s time for OLA’s annual Latino Film Festival

This year’s festival — the 16th — runs November 15 through 17, with three films offered at venues on both the North and South Forks. The lineup includes dark comedies from Cuba and Colombia, and an animated family film from Argentina and France.

‘A Raisin in the Sun’ offers Insight into Race, then and now

Bay Street Theater is revisiting Chicago circa 1959 in its current production of Lorraine Hansberry’s classic play “A Raisin in the Sun,” which tells the story of the Youngers, an African-American family whose members hope to improve the quality of their lives after an unexpected financial windfall.

Music with the Masons

The band JettyKoon brings its Montauk sound to Sag Harbor on Saturday, November 16, at 8 p.m. when the band performs at the Wamponamon Masonic Lodge as part of the Masonic Music Series.

Meet Joyce Kubat’s People At Guild Hall

They’re deep. They’re strange and beautiful, psychological and provocative — from primitive skulls and masks to fleshy pink faces, with their lines, cuts, scars and secrets. To Joyce Kubat, they are her “people.” And she doesn’t know where they came from.

Eye on Art: Women of the 9th St. Show

In the November 24, 1975 issue of New York magazine, the art critic Thomas B. Hess reviewed an exhibition of portraits by Elaine de Kooning. Hess, who was himself among her subjects, described her as “one of the sparkling ‘Amazons’ who emerged in the flowering of American painting after World War II and into the 1950’s.” He also mentioned several female artists of the early 20th century Russian avant-garde to whom that “equivocal nickname” had been applied.

Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton Team Up to do Their ‘Home Work’

When Julie Andrews set out to write her latest memoir, she knew that she wanted to collaborate with someone she trusted and with whom she could share the most personal and private details of her life ... That someone was her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton.

Ira Glass And Others Pay Tribute To One Of Their Own — David Rakoff

On November 9, Stony Brook Southampton and Ira Glass will celebrate the life and work of the late David Rakoff by dedicating its new podcast recording studio in his honor. The Rakoff Studio, which is on the second floor of Chancellors Hall, also has a black box theater space and will be used to support the wide range of creative endeavors for which Rakoff was known — including audio recording and performance.

Finding Perspective in Springs

Hampton Photo Arts will host "Your World's Perspective," its annual art show at Ashawagh Hall in Springs on Saturday and Sunday, November 9 and 10.

An Evening of Food and Performance with ‘ÍCAROS’

On Saturday, November 9, at 6:30 p.m., The Watermill Center presents “ÍCAROS,” an artist-curated performance and shared meal.

‘A Raisin in the Sun’ Opens This Week at Bay Street

Beginning Monday, November 11, Bay Street Theater will take audiences back to Chicago in the late 1950s when it opens Lorraine Hansberry’s classic play “A Raisin in the Sun” about an African-American family seeking a better life after an unexpected financial windfall.

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Review: ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ Aflame with Passion and Poignancy

Lorraine Hansberry’s dazzling drama about a black family coming hard up against the shameful bigotry endemic in America, “A Raisin in the Sun,” is set in the recent past — five years after the Montgomery bus strike, four years before the Birmingham bombing of a black church, a few years before the sit-ins, marches and race riots of the ’60s. But that doesn’t mean it’s a period piece from another era.

Dan Welden tells Tales of Printmaking with Giants of the Art World

World-renowned minimalist Dan Flavin was by far the most difficult artist to ever work with says Sag Harbor-based printmaker Dan Welden, while abstract expressionist Willem de Kooning was the easiest. But of all the artist's he ever collaborated with, there was one who would never quit — Eric Fischl.

When Art, Music and Dance is in the Family Way

With just one day to record a defining cello concerto, Margaret Garrett knew her husband was nervous. She didn’t blame him. The league was bigger. The sound was louder. The musical colors were bolder and brighter, their movement more deliberate than anything the composer had ever written.