Film

The Ross Model Expands Beyond the East End

By Marissa Maier In 1991, Courtney Sale and Stephen J. Ross started the Ross School in East Hampton with only three students. Nearly 20...

Holistic Healing in Hard Times

by Annette Hinkle Tough stories of tough times abound these days. In the face of ongoing economic difficulties nationwide, stories of friends and neighbors with...

The Godfather of Teenage Angst

By Marissa Maier After noted fiction writer J.D. Salinger passed away on Thursday, January 27 at the age of 91, John Jermain Memorial Library's...

Haiti Tragedy Stimulates Charitable Spirit

Since a 7.0 earthquake shocked the nation of Haiti to its core on Tuesday, January 12, the whole world has reeled from reports of...

Triple Play: Two dozen actors, five weeks, three plays — and one crazed director

The holidays are over, January has set in and so have the depths of winter. This is a time when many theaters on the...

Simon Van Booy’s Life as a Writer

You could say Simon Van Booy is settling nicely into life as a writer. Van Booy, a single dad, lives with his five year...

The 1930s: What it Took to Get Along

These may be bleak times, economically speaking, but as the saying goes, every cloud has a silver lining — and it turns out that...

“The Last Fix” Found with East End Drug Courts

In the criminal court system, there is often a barrier between judge and defendant. The judge speaks directly to the lawyers, and rarely to...

Creating a Cultural Klatch at Canio’s

Canio’s Books is a place where the literary minded of Sag Harbor have long gathered. When Canio Pavone opened shop in 1980, novelist Nelson...

Anne Frank: From Page to Stage at Bay Street Theatre

Inspiring children through reading can be a challenge for educators. While there are kids who love sitting down with a good book to while...

Long Island Film Fest: Finding Focus in Sag Harbor

When transpersonal psychotherapist Bernard Corrigan made his short film, “The Handbook of Relationships” he hardly considered it a contender for the film festival circuit....

Black Film Fest’s Fourth Year at The Parrish

Film Festivals often provide audiences a great chance to see movies that don’t make it to first run cinemas or even old movie channels....

Dining With A Good Book for a Companion

Starting Saturday night, nearly two dozen intimate dinner parties will be thrown around Sag Harbor. People will hoist glasses of wine and dine — more...

One for the Books

Starting Saturday night, nearly two dozen intimate dinner parties will be thrown around Sag Harbor. People will hoist glasses of wine and dine —...

John Jermain Library Celebrates Forbidden Books

What do "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," "To Kill a Mockingbird" and the Captain Underpants series all have in common? Yes, these books are...

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The Resilient: A Band of Brothers Finds Hope in Music

This weekend, the Sag Harbor American Music Festival returns for its 10th season. Among the many acts scheduled to perform during the four-day festival will be The Resilient, a band whose members have overcome enormous odds to not only survive, but thrive through their music.

‘Pump’: Bill Schutt’s New Book Has a Lot Of Heart

You could say that, as an author, Bill Schutt is drawn to unusual subjects. A vertebrate zoologist at the American Museum of Natural History, Schutt has written non-fiction books on several offbeat topics, offering insight and intrigue into the scientific facts of the world around us.

Finding Their Way Back: Spin Doctors to Play Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center

On Monday afternoon, Eric Schenkman found himself heading east through western New York, just south of Buffalo, taking in his surroundings on his drive to Brooklyn. “It’s actually really, really beautiful,” he mused. “I’m going through these rolling hills with cornfields.”