Arts & Leisure

A Conversation With Allan Zola Kronzek

The Sag Harbor resident and author of several books on magic, including his most recent, “Grandpa Magic,” talks about the logic behind what can appear to be fantastic, the impact of Harry Potter on the world of magic and why it is always good to have a few tricks up your sleeve.

For One Night, “A Christmas Carol” Comes to Bay Street

Paul Hecht, Harris Yulin, Amanda Kristin Nichols and John Kroft will embody every side of Scrooge, and the colorful characters who cross his path, during a free reading of “A Christmas Carol,” followed by a sing-along, on Thursday at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.

Bits: Sharing Clothes To Build Community, Holidays at Parrish, Upgrades at Guild Hall

At her new show “The Fabric of Our Lives,” artist Setha Low is encouraging visitors to not only take home her work, but to try it on.

Authors To Mix and Mingle at Romany Kramoris Gallery

Romany Kramoris Gallery, located at 41 Main Street in Sag Harbor, will welcome two new faces — and their books — on Sunday, December 23.

‘Now Showing’ HIFF Series Returns to Guild Hall

Director Tom Volf’s “Maria by Callas” will kick off the Hamptons International Film Festival’s “Now Showing” series — which brings notable films currently in theaters but not slated for Hamptons distribution — on Saturdays, December 22 and 29, at Guild Hall in East Hampton.

‘The Nutcracker’ and ‘The Wizard of Oz’ Collide in Annual Production of ‘Mixed Nuts’

With a full year to work out the Bridgehampton studio’s eighth annual rendition, rehearsals with Shumway’s cast of 37 — age 5 to 17 — are smoother than usual, she noted, and for the first time ever, the focus is entirely on the students.

Sarah Conway Taps into the Spiritual Side of the Season

For some, Sarah Conway’s annual “Revel in Your Spirit” show at Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett has become a tradition. She taps into the holiday spirit with carefully selected songs from the traditional holiday canon as well as hidden gems.

Bay Street Theater Teases 2019 Summer Mainstage Season

Bay Street Theater is past New Year’s resolutions and onto its 2019 Mainstage Season — with two of its three productions already in place.

A Youthful Antigone for Today at the Cultural Center

South Fork Performing Arts will present “Antigone Now” on Friday, December 14, and Saturday, December 15, at 7 p.m. at the Southampton Cultural Center.

Bits: ‘Free Solo’ Takes Audience Award, Meteor Shower, Ina at BookHampton, Sonnier at Parrish

The National Geographic Documentary Film recently won the Long and Mattone Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature during the 11th annual Hamptons Doc Fest at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.

Galardi-Troy Breaks New Ground in Hampton Ballet Theatre School’s ‘Nutcracker’

Pierson sophomore Hudson Galardi-Troy is the first student to ever take on the role of Snow King, dancing opposite the Snow Queen in the Hampton Ballet Theatre School’s annual production of “The Nutcracker,” staging this weekend at Guild Hall in East Hampton.

A Conversation With Stephen Hamilton

Stephen Hamilton recently caught up with the newspaper to talk all things theater, writing and public speaking, the nerves that go along with them, his advice to burgeoning creatives, and the future of Sag Harbor as a cultural district.

Van Booy To Read ‘Beautiful Things’ at Canio’s

At 2 a.m. on a cold winter night, Simon Van Booy sat up with a log-burning fire and news that the world would end in four hours.

Bits: Paintings To Stony Brook, Holiday Jazz, Tulla Booth Show, PechaKucha at Parrish

There is a contribution to civilization that art gives, and the Reboli Center in Stony Brook is celebrating just that. So is Miriam “Molly” Dougenis.

Comedy All Stars are Back at Bay Street

At Bay Street Theater’s “All Star Comedy,” Kerry Coddett and fellow comedian Chuck Nice will be on the same side in Sag Harbor, hitting the stage with host Joseph Vecsey on Friday, December 7, at 8 p.m.

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Live Stand-Up Returns to Bay Street Theater

All Star Stand-Up Comedy returns to Bay Street Theater on Friday, January 18 — and longtime host Joseph Vecsey is coming with a fresh slate of talent.

‘Painters Painting’ Leads New Film Series at Parrish Art Museum

Emile de Antonio was a keen observer of the art world, an important conduit between artist friends and gallerists. They let him into their homes and studios, and sometimes, with a video camera in hand.

‘First Reformed’ Kicks Off Sag Harbor Cinema Initiative

On Sunday, January 20, Paul Schrader’s critically acclaimed film “First Reformed” — a powerhouse tour-de-force starring Ethan Hawke as the troubled Protestant minister of a dwindling congregation — will screen at 6 p.m. at Guild Hall, located at 158 Main Street in East Hampton.