The next offering in Bay Street Theater’s “Story Time,” a series of eight children’s books read aloud on Zoom by the authors themselves, will feature Scott Rothman reading “Attack of the Underwear Dragon” on Saturday, May 8.
Hamptons Doc Fest marks Mothers Day on Sunday, May 9, with a new documentary “Her Name Is Chef,” about changing gender roles in restaurant kitchens, available online on the Doc Fest website for two weeks, from May 9 to 23.
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.
When Karin Waisman contemplated the sentence, “The horizon is not a straight line,” two years ago, it held different meaning. It referred to an open-ended future, an uncertain life full of twists and turns. In her own, that has included earning her architecture degree in her native Argentina and, in an effort to follow her passion, moving to the United States to study art at Cornell University — intending only to stay in New York for a few years. That was almost three decades ago.
Beginning in May, Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor is bringing back its “Lifelong Learning Series,” a free, four-part, online seminar series sponsored by AARP Long Island. The series consists of monthly 60-minute seminars focusing on topics such as stage acting, playwrighting, storytelling and exercises in creative motivation.
The next offering in Bay Street Theater’s “Story Time,” a new series of eight children’s books read aloud on Zoom by the authors themselves, will feature Linsey Davis reading “Stay This Way Forever,” at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 1.
Beginning May 1, the sculptural work of Bonnie Rychlak and Jeanne Silverthorne will go on view at The Arts Center at Duck Creek in “Down and Dirty,” a two-person exhibition running through June 6.
On view now at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill is “Everything That Wasn't White: Lonnie Holley at the Elaine de Kooning House,” an exhibition of 35 paintings, works on paper, and sculpture by artist and musician Lonnie Holley.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced on February 10, that four new sites have been accepted into its Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios (HAHS) program, including The Victor D’Amico Institute of Art.
On Friday, April 30, at 5 p.m., the Parrish Art Museum presents a recorded conversation with Museum Director Kelly Taxter and Sheree Hovsepian (American b. Iran), who is among the 40 artists featured in the Museum’s new exhibition “Affinities for Abstraction: Women Artists on Eastern Long Island, 1950–2020,” opening May 2.
Bay Street Theater celebrates its 30th anniversary season this summer with “Come Together,” a showcase of live, indoor performances, outdoor musical concerts and experiential art installations. The season will launch with a staged production in the theater of Mark St. Germain’s “Becoming Dr. Ruth,” starring Tovah Feldshuh, and will continue with “Wonder/Wall,” an immersive visual arts experience, and conclude with an outdoor concert production of “Camelot.”
Bay Street Theater will host a live, in-person and online public forum to discuss the building and site of the new Bay Street Theater, on Saturday, May 1, at 4 p.m. For those unable to attend, the live event will be broadcast simultaneously through its website.
This week, The Church in Sag Harbor welcomes its next artists in residence — Claude Lawrence and Leslee Howes Stradford.
Sag Harbor Cinema joins Hamptons Doc in celebrating Earth Day this year with a special screening of National Geographic Documentary Films’ "Playing with Sharks" on Saturday, April 24, at 7 p.m., in SHC’s Theater 1, followed by a Zoom conversation with writer/director Sally Aitken, producer Bettina Dalton and Valerie Taylor.
he very first visual artist to take up residency at The Church, the newly refurbished and renamed maker’s space in Sag Harbor, is Jim Gingerich. And it may sound like a bit of divine intervention, but the work he is focusing on during his month-long residency at The Church is aptly named “The Hallelujah Maquettes” —series of new figurative sculptures which the artist is integrating into paintings inspired by abstract drawings he first created back in the late 1970s and early ‘80s.