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Free Solo is a Real Cliffhanger

This week, Hamptons DocFest adds another “Fest Favorite” documentary to its website. This time, it’s “Free Solo,” the 2018 National Geographic documentary about free solo (that means without a rope) climber Alex Honnold.

Cooking With The Countess

The Southampton History Museum is hosting a live monthly Zoom cooking show that will take place in the kitchen of the Port of Missing Men, the last, private Gilded Age estate in Southampton.

Bert Stern’s Marilyn Monroe Featured In ‘The Red Show’

Keyes Gallery in Sag Harbor in collaboration with the Bert Stern Estate is releasing a series of new, limited edition prints from “The Last Sitting” with Marilyn Monroe that took place at the legendary Bel-Air Hotel in Beverly Hills in 1962.

‘Longest Way Round Is The Shortest Way Home’

Attention all fans of great literature and superb acting – Bloomsday approaches! Join Guild Hall on Tuesday, June 16, from 8 to 10 p.m. to celebrate one of Ireland (and the world’s) finest writers, James Joyce, and his novel “Ulysses” as read and performed by a legend of the American stage, Austin Pendleton.

Quarantine Artistic Visions

Artists don’t stop working just because they’re socially distancing. On Friday, June 5, at 5 p.m. Alicia G. Longwell, Ph.D., chief curator at the Parrish Art Museum, will lead a live-stream illustrated conversation with Sag Harbor-based photographer and Parrish collection artist Mary Ellen Bartley, who recently completed a 30-day photography project in quarantine.

The Northern Long-Eared Bats Have Come Home to Roost

On a recent rainy Sunday visit to Sagg Swamp, it wasn’t the newly emerged patch of skunk cabbage or the flowing spring waters beneath the boardwalk that attracted notice, but rather, a microphone and a small green box attached to a tree just off the path. A sign on the box indicated it was the property of the New York State Department of Conservation (NYSDEC) and that it should not be disturbed.

Tom Clavin’s Wild West Triology Ends in ‘Tombstone’

Tom Clavin’s most recent book, “Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday and the Vendetta Ride from Hell,” was published by St. Martin’s Press on April 21. One impact of the coronavirus on all authors has been the inability to go out on tour. Fortunately, Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor has devised a way for Clavin to talk about his book virtually, via Zoom, and he will do exactly that on Saturday, May 30, at 5 p.m.

HTC Productions Moved to Next Season

Due to Governor Cuomo’s pause restrictions for Suffolk County, and out of consideration for the safety of audiences, volunteers, staff and cast and crew, the Hampton Theatre Company (HTC) has canceled its production of A.R. Gurney’s “Sylvia” which had been tentatively scheduled to open in Quogue on May 21.

Call for Artwork for Long Island Biennial

The Heckscher Museum of Art is now accepting entries for the 2020 Long Island Biennial, a juried exhibition featuring works by visual artists from Suffolk and Nassau counties.

The Art Of The Monologue And A Tap Camp

Beginning June 9, Bay Street Theater will offer two online workshops as part of its new online programming platform Bay Street To-Go.

On With The Show for the Sag Harbor Cinema

Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman and members of the Southampton Town Board are pleased to announce the purchase of a Historic Preservation and Conservation Easement to protect the architectural and aesthetic features of the Sag Harbor Cinema, including its façade and memorable neon sign.

Considering ‘The Plot Against America’

The Jewish Center of the Hamptons (JCOH) is hosting a six-session virtual group discussion series based on HBO’s acclaimed new mini-series “The Plot Against America.”

“Very Semi-Serious” is the Latest Hamptons DocFest Online Offering

The newest online “Fest Favorite” documentary offering from Hamptons DocFest is the 2015 film “Very Semi-Serious” which will be added to the website on Wednesday, May 27.

North Fork TV Festival’s Script Writing Competition

The North Fork TV Festival announces the second annual Alfred P. Sloan Science + Tech Pilot Script Competition, which aims to encourage screenwriters to create more realistic and compelling stories about science and technology and to challenge existing stereotypes about scientists and engineers in the popular imagination.

Goat on a Boat Presents “Judy Saves the Day!”

After being pushed around for over 200 years, the famous hand puppet heroine Judy has had enough! On Saturday, May 30, at 3 p.m. Goat on a Boat Puppet Theater presents Puppet Showplace Theater's Sarah Nolen performing her show “Judy Saves the Day!”

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Susan Scarf Merrell’s novel ‘Shirley’ Makes its Debut on the big (little) Screen

The new film “Shirley” is about the acerbic and moody writer Shirley Jackson. Though it is set in the early 1950s in the college town of Bennington, Vermont, you could say it was a walk in the woods of Sag Harbor that in­spired it all.

A “Best Jams” Concert to “Feed the Need”

While we are not yet able to resume our usual live music going habits, this weekend there will be something of a melodic respite thanks to the Sag Harbor American Music Festival and All For The East End, known as AFTEE, who are teaming up to present “Best Jams,” a virtual special featuring local musicians.

This Summer It’s “All For The Hall”

Guild Hall has reinvented its traditional season of events to announce a new, redesigned 2020 Summer Season, which will combine both online and in-person events, through new platforms.