Arts & Leisure

Review: Like the ’80s, Entertaining but Ultimately Self-Indulgent

The world of 1980s psychotherapy is the theme of Bay Street Theatre’s current offering, “Beyond Therapy” by Christopher Durang. You don’t have to be...

A Conference For the Written Word

Every July in Southampton, novelists, poets and other writers come together like a giant family on a holiday weekend, each year with new faces...

Swingin’ Around

Stride jazz pianist Judy Carmichael is the consummate performer. Though her busy travel schedule keeps her hopping to festivals, concerts and gigs around the...

Alleged DWI Leads To Endangerment Charge

On Thursday, July 10 Southampton Town Police arrested Joseph G. McGay, 47, of Southampton on charges of driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, after police...

Community Briefs July 17

Sag Harbor   Car Wash Fundraiser The East Hampton PAL Cheerleaders will hold a car wash to raise funds for new uniforms at the old Apple...

Community Briefs July 10

Guests enjoyed cocktails and good food at the Sag Harbor Yacht Club Saturday evening as they waited for the fireworks display the club presented. Sag...

Into the Artist’s Lair

Danielle Epstein at her Noyac studio   If artistic vision is rooted in inspiration, then it’s logical to wonder what role an artist’s studio plays in...

Opening Celebrates Scheider

The Music Festival of the Hamptons is kicking off its thirteenth year with what president and founder Eleanor Sage Leonard calls a “blockbuster weekend”...

“Beyond Therapy” One of Durang’s Friendlier

  This week, the Bay Street Theatre opens “Beyond Therapy” Christopher Durang’s play about a woman, Prudence, a man, Bruce, and their respective therapists who...

An Artist Free to Live in His World

For Christopher Phillips Haile, art wasn’t an occupational choice. It was a lifestyle. With an adventurer’s soul and a dreamer’s vision, Chris traveled the...

Evenings of Musical Treasures

  Christine Goerke is a soprano. An opera singer who has toured the world. She has sung in cities across the U.S. and abroad —...

Striking Oil On Main Street

Twenty years after Edwin L. Drake, or “Colonel Drake” first struck oil almost 150 years ago, The American Agriculturist produced a section of its...

A Conversation With Kathryn Holden

Sag Harbor’s Superintendent is stepping down after nine years of service. She talks about the state of the school district today, the challenges for...

New Super Set To Face Challenge

District Clerk Mary Adamczyk swears in new superintendent Dr. John Gratto. Sag Harbor’s new superintendent arrived on Tuesday and he rearranged the desk in his...

Intimacy Is the Aim

The new Avram Theater at Stony Brook Southampton. John Bayles photo. When Stony Brook University took over the Avram Theater two years ago, visitors had...

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Remembering The Free Life 50 Years Later

They would float up the coast to Maine. There, they would catch the westerlies that would blow them the 2,500 miles to Europe. Up there, in the beauty and the silence, you hear the true noise of the sea coming up at you. There was plenty of food on board, stocked with salamis and cheeses — fatty food to keep them warm and filled — water, Champagne for celebrating, of course, plus some emergency supplies. But it turns out the crew of The Free Life, a seven-story high Roziére balloon that lifted off from a field in Springs 50 years ago this week, would not need it.

A Father Shares Advice: In his Book, Richie Jackson offers a Road Map...

At the age of 15, when Jackson Foo Wong came out and told his parents that he was gay, his father, Richie Jackson, a TV and theater producer based in New York City, couldn’t have been more delighted. That’s because for Jackson, being gay had long been an important defining feature of his own life.

‘Fathers and Daughters’ Focus of BCK Exhibition

The BCK Fine Arts Gallery in Montauk presents its next exhibition, “Fathers and Daughters,” from September 16 to October 7. This group exhibition consists of the paintings of two men, Albert Kresch and Leland Bell, who met in New York City in the early 1940s. Accompanying these are the works of their daughters, Temma Bell and Elizabeth Kresch. Born decades apart, these two women followed the career paths shared by both their fathers and mothers.