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Colm Rowan Fine Art’s Winter Gallery Show Warms Dark Days

Sometimes it’s the unlikeliest combinations that produce the best things. Whether it’s unexpected flavors working in concert or contrasting colors playing off each other, disunion can be its own kind of union. Colm Rowan Fine Art’s Winter Gallery Show in East Hampton embraces this philosophy, presenting a total mix of artists in its new show.

Julie Wilcox’s ‘The Win-Win Diet’ Highlights Healthy Living in the New Year

It’s January, so you know what that means. Time to realign those priorities and kick all the bad habits to the curb that we’ve spent years cultivating — especially what we eat. Diet. On its surface, it’s a word that Julie Wilcox is not particularly fond of, given its association at this time of year with New Year’s resolutions and the deprivation of culinary enjoyment.

Ziggy Stardust at Sag Harbor Cinema

As worldwide celebrations marked what would have been David Bowie’s 75th birthday on January 8, Sag Harbor Cinema hosts a rare screening of “Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars,” D.A. Pennebaker’s film of David Bowie’s legendary final performance as Ziggy Stardust, held at the Hammersmith Odeon on July 3, 1973. The film will be screened at Sag Harbor Cinema on Sunday, January 16, at 7 p.m.

The Parrish names Melanie Crader new Deputy Director

On January 10, the Parrish Art Museum Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Melanie Crader as its new Deputy Director. With over 20 years of experience at leading arts institutions and in the financial sector, Crader will join the Parrish on February 22, 2022.

Richard Sigmund offers ‘A Place to Rest’

This week, the artwork of Richard Sigmund goes on view in an exhibition titled “A Place to Rest” at Keyes Gallery in Sag Harbor. The show opens with a reception on Saturday, January 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. and runs through February 2.

Go Down The Rabbit Hole With Grenning Gallery

The Grenning Gallery opens its newest exhibition, “Down the Rabbit Hole: Hunt Slonem & Kristy Gordon” on Saturday, January 15. The show runs through Sunday, February 13, but due to the recent surge in Omicron COVID cases, the gallery will not be hosting a typical opening reception.

Drawdown Festival Presents Forums, Funs and Films

Recognizing the climate crisis is one of the most critical issues of our time, Southampton Arts Center has partnered with the Carbon CREW Project, Drawdown East End, and filmmaker and activist Damon Gameau to present a virtual festival to inspire action in regenerating our earth and reversing climate change.

‘Pictures in Pictures’ at the Parrish

The Parrish Art Museum has opened “Pictures in Pictures,” a new exhibition drawn from the museum’s permanent collection that brings together paintings and sculpture that include secondary images of other works.

HTC Auditions for ‘Ripcord’

The Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue is holding auditions for its upcoming production of David Lindsay-Abaire’s play “Ripcord.” Performance dates of the play, which will be directed by HTC’s Andrew Botsford, will be March 17 to April 3.

A ‘Winter Lift’ In Southampton

“Winter Lift,” a show of paintings, mixed media, ceramic sculpture and wearable art, opens January 14 at ZADEH, a Southampton gallery opened by Catherine Zadeh last November.

Auditions In Riverhead For ‘The Agitators’

Boots on the Ground Theater is holding auditions for its upcoming production of Mat Smart’s play “The Agitators,” the true story of the lifelong friendship between Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Auditions are at 6 p.m. on Sunday and Monday, January 16 and 17, at the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead. Masks are required and scripts will be provided.

Tiana Coastguard Men Of Color

On January 20, at 11 a.m., Southampton History Museum will host historian Sandi Brewster-Walker who will present “Tiana Coastguard Men of Color 1942-1944,” a lively discussion via Zoom on the crew of color who lived and worked at East Quogue’s Tiana Lookout Barracks Station during WWII.

Sustainable Living: Good Cow. Bad Cow.

There’s this recurring nightmare I had as a child where the McDonald’s “Hamburglar,” staple of 1970s TV commercials, breaks into our house and steals all our hamburgers. It was only a dream, but for some of us omnivores, a burger-less existence really would be a nightmare.

A Workshop in Ancient Texts Evoke Powerful Feminine Voices

Let’s be honest. It’s not always easy to find germane insight in ancient writings, especially if you’re a lay scholar. While exploring historic biblical texts may not appear on the surface to offer any relevance to our complicated 21st century reality, as Rabbi Minna Bromberg has discovered throughout her career, there are still many lessons to be learned through the messages and meanings of these long ago writings.

Opening Night for ‘Becoming Dr. Ruth’ in NYC

“Becoming Dr. Ruth,” a play starring Tovah Feldshuh and written by Mark St. Germain, enjoyed a successful evening for its Off-Broadway opening night at Edmond J. Safra Hall at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City on Thursday, December 16.

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All Star Comedy at Bay Street Theater

Joseph Vecsey and All Star Stand-up Comedy return to the Bay Street Theater stage on Saturday, February 5, at 8 p.m. This comedy showcase marks All Star Comedy’s 12th season with Bay Street, and will be held live and in-person at the theater in Sag Harbor.

Two Shows at Halsey McKay

Halsey McKay Gallery is currently offering two shows in its East Hampton space. “Saragossa,” an exhibition organized by Safe Gallery highlighting the work of Gracie Devito, Annabeth Mark and Sophie Stone, and “What Color is the Sacred?” a solo exhibition of sculpture by Megan Reed.