On the occasion of its 90th anniversary, Guild Hall has released a new book that reflects on the organization’s last nine decades in the community. Titled “Guild Hall for All,” the book was written by Guild Hall Executive Director Andrea Grover and Helen Harrison, director of the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center.
In conjunction with the screening, the work of Ms. Hegedus and Mr. Pennebaker, who died at his home in Sag Harbor in August 2019 at the age of 94, will also be the focus of a retrospective exhibition on the cinema’s third floor.
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center will present its large-scale gala, “Beachstock,” on Friday, August 13, outdoors on the Great Lawn of Westhampton Beach. The event will feature New York City-based rock band Square Feeet playing its show “Say Goodbye to the ’70s … and Hello to the ’90s” — which is sure to get attendees up on their feet and dancing.
Music in the park is back. Southampton Cultural Center returns with its 2021 Concerts in the Park Series running Wednesdays from July 7 to September 1. All concerts are free and will begin at 6:30 p.m. in either Agawam Park or Coopers Beach with a special concert at Good Ground Park in Hampton Bays.
The Sag Harbor American Music Festival is currently sponsoring a Young Musicians Initiative and inviting musicians ages 16 to 23 to submit their work for awards in vocal, instrumental (solo or group), band or composition/songwriting categories. This outreach program is available to musicians in the five East End towns.
alon Series, the Parrish Art Museum’s concert program featuring multi-award winning, world-class artists, has returned for its 9th year with livestream performances from the museum’s Lichtenstein Theater. Co-programmed with Louis Meisel, the next concert in the series features Bulgarian-born pianist Nadejda Vlaeva performing at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 21.
After being dark throughout 2020, Quogue Chamber Music will open its 2021 season on Saturday, June 12, at 7:30 p.m. with members of the Manhattan Chamber Players performing works by Brahms and Chausson. The music will be performed under a tent at the Quogue Elementary School, 10 Edgewood Road.
On Saturday, May 22, beginning at noon, The Watermill Center invites the public to experience Community Day at its 10-acre property, a space to explore, relax and get inspired. Community Day features a theater workshop with Rachel Dickstein, live music by Molly Joyce, an interactive installation by Laurie Lambrecht, and Art Quest: a self-guided tour and scavenger hunt of The Center's outdoor art collection.
OLA of Eastern Long Island and Guild Hall have partnered to bring “Latin Moon and Soul,” a live music event, to East Hampton on Friday, May 28 at 8 p.m. Latin Moon is a multicultural band that fuses Latin rhythms with funk, rock, and pop. Its six members are from Colombia, Cuba, Chile, Ecuador and the U.S. They are directed by musician, composer and music producer Willy Fuentes, along with his daughter Carolina Fuentes, who is also a composer and music producer as well as a percussionist.
On Saturday, May 29, at 6 p.m., Rites of Spring Music Festival on the North Fork presents “O Mysterium Magnum,” a live concert featuring music by Yezu Elizabeth Woo on violin and Paolo Bartolani on piano, at Jamesport Meeting House, 1590 Main Road.
Every Friday night, it’s time to “Sip & Sing” with Bay Street Theater. The weekly sing-along series takes place Fridays at 5 p.m. and is hosted by Broadway star Kyle Barisich, alongside a different star of the Broadway and Bay Street stage each week.
Salon Series, the Parrish Art Museum’s concert program featuring multi-award winning, world-class artists, is returning for its ninth year with livestream performances from the museum’s Lichtenstein Theater. Co-programmed with Louis Meisel, the spring Salon Series features Wynona Wang on Friday, May 14, and Nadejda Vlaeva on May 21, both performing at 6 p.m.
In the summer of 2006, Gary Hygom, then a producer at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, designed the set for the theater’s production of “The Who’s Tommy.” He recalls that the experience left him with a whole new appreciation for the band.
Beginning this week, “Full of Noises,” a self-guided soundwalk that takes the public through known spaces with new, heightened, and playful listening, comes to Guild Hall in East Hampton. Composed and narrated by Viv Corringham, a British vocalist, composer and soundscape artist, it was created in celebration of Guild Hall’s 90th anniversary and it links together the cultural gifts of founder Mary Woodhouse — Guild Hall, the Duck Pond and Clinton Academy — with prompts for finding, imagining, and remembering sounds.
The Parrish Art Museum will present a special evening of conversation and performance with visual artist, musician, filmmaker and educator Lonnie Holley on Friday, April 23, at 6 p.m. Holley, whose work will be on view at the Parrish from April 24 to September 6, was a recent artist-in-residence at the Elaine de Kooning House in East Hampton.