Arts & Leisure

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...

What’s a Brew Got to Do With You

By Harvey Jacobs There have been reports that Anheuser Bush might be swallowed up by a Belgian brewing conglomerate. I guess most everyone knows that...

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Documentarian Frederick Wiseman, at age 90, Still has Much to Say

When Frederick Wiseman makes a documentary, it demands the use of all his facilities — physical, emotional, intellectual and beyond. More than 40 films later, it is that process that keeps him going. Even at age 90.

Guild Hall Offers an Evening of Short Plays to Lift Spirits during this Long...

While Broadway theaters had hoped to be able to reopen their doors by March 2021, given how the pandemic continues to grow, that now seems like a pipe dream. Recently, The Broadway League announced that all Broadway performances are now canceled at least through May 30 of next year. In the meantime, look for those who work in theater to go about their business doing everything they usually do for their art — albeit it on Zoom.

In his New Book ‘Promise,’ Author Tom Clavin revisits his Writings as a Press...

As a writer, Tom Clavin is typically focused on telling the real life stories of notable characters. A New York Times bestselling author, his many non-fiction titles have revisited the high and low points of some of this country’s most notable historic figures — from Wild West legend Wyatt Earp and founding father George Washington, to baseball heroes such as Roger Maris and Joe DiMaggio. But in his newest book, “Promise,” the subject Clavin delves into most is Clavin himself.