Arts & Leisure

Beware the Underwear Dragon!

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.

‘Her Name is Chef’ Offered by Hamptons Doc Fest

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.

The Rock Project: Getting In Tune On Stage With ‘Who’s Next’

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.

Artist Karin Waisman Finds New Meaning in Guild Hall Show

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.

Lifelong Learning with Bay Street Theater

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.

Story Time at Bay Street with Linsey Davis

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.

‘Down And Dirty’ at Duck Creek

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.

Lonnie Holley Exhibition at the Parrish

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 Victor D’Amico Institute of Art Joins The National Trust

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.

Sheree Hovsepian Discusses her Creative Process

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 Announces its 30th Anniversary Season

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.”

Public Forum to be Held at Bay Street Theater 

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. 

Claude Lawrence And Leslee Howes Stradford At The Church

This week, The Church in Sag Harbor welcomes its next artists in residence — Claude Lawrence and Leslee Howes Stradford. 

‘Playing With Sharks’ at the Sag Harbor Cinema

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. 

‘Hallelujah!’ Jim Gingerich is The Church’s First Visual Artist-in-Residence

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.

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Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton Share a Story

The final offering in Bay Street Theater’s “Story Time” series — children’s books read aloud on Zoom by the authors themselves —  will feature Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, reading “Simeon’s Gift” on May 15.