Arts & Leisure

Letters April 30, 2009

Responsible Budget   Dear Bryan: We would like to commend Dr. Gratto and the Sag Harbor School Board for putting together a budget for the 2009-2010 school...

Restaurant Forges Identity With Music

For drummer Claes Brondal, it has been a difficult time to meet and play with other musicians. There are few opportunities, he said recently,...

At Home in Sag Harbor: Colson Whitehead’s new novel

Colson Whitehead’s novel “Sag Harbor” officially hit the bookstores this past Tuesday, and while there has been a lot of national press lately about...

Shea Keating: Pierson Grad’s Debut Grenning Gallery Show

For regular visitors to the Grenning Gallery (90 Main Street, Sag Harbor) Shea Keating is a familiar face. As the gallery’s manager, she spends...

Sag Harbor Music Program Will Change

Based on the recommendations of an outside consultant, the Sag Harbor School district will revamp their music program in the fall. Pierson principal Jeff...

Restaurant Forges Identity With Music

For drummer Claes Brondal, it has been a difficult time to meet and play with other musicians. There are few opportunities, he said recently,...

Obituaries April 23, 2009

Edward Demarest Parkhouse, Jr. Ned Parkhouse of Sag Harbor died on January 15, 2009. He grew up on a plantation named Stillwood on Liberty...

Sagaponack Moves into New Digs

Champagne and Sagaponack Village Board meetings usually never coincide, but on Monday evening board members had good reason to celebrate at the closing of...

Author, Author! Young writers hone their craft at Stony Brook Southampton

Rehearsals got underway in earnest earlier this week, and as lighting technicians scaled ladders and inserted gels, costuming choices were made and the sound...

YARD News: The Kids of Summer

By Deborah Skinner for YARD Everyone loves this time of year. The days are longer, the temperature is warmer and the boys and girls of...

Obituaries April 16, 2009

Eva Stern Eva Stern of New York City and Sag Harbor died, April 10, of lung cancer. Ms. Stern was born in Kassel, Germany on December...

Mixing it Up at the Parrish

By Marianna Levine Terrie Sultan, the director of the Parrish Art Museum, decided to do something a little different with the museum’s up-coming show, “Mixed...

To Build a Church: Methodists Move Forward on New Edifice

Three years ago, the Sag Harbor Methodist Church congregation found itself in a dire situation. Only 15 parishioners consistently attended Sunday mass - a...

Mr. Radio Man

by Joseph Hanna “No, you are wrong!” said my boss. “Radio is the most intimate medium there is. You are speaking into someone’s ear, right...

Letters April 9, 2009

Cost of Competition   Dear Bryan,  Kudos to the Sag Harbor Express for endorsing the Sag Harbor Board of Education’s budget as unanimously adopted at their meeting...

Latest Articles

The Resilient: A Band of Brothers Finds Hope in Music

This weekend, the Sag Harbor American Music Festival returns for its 10th season. Among the many acts scheduled to perform during the four-day festival will be The Resilient, a band whose members have overcome enormous odds to not only survive, but thrive through their music.

‘Pump’: Bill Schutt’s New Book Has a Lot Of Heart

You could say that, as an author, Bill Schutt is drawn to unusual subjects. A vertebrate zoologist at the American Museum of Natural History, Schutt has written non-fiction books on several offbeat topics, offering insight and intrigue into the scientific facts of the world around us.

Finding Their Way Back: Spin Doctors to Play Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center

On Monday afternoon, Eric Schenkman found himself heading east through western New York, just south of Buffalo, taking in his surroundings on his drive to Brooklyn. “It’s actually really, really beautiful,” he mused. “I’m going through these rolling hills with cornfields.”