Arts & Leisure

A Home for the Classics

  By Marianna Levine Hidden away on a quiet cul-de-sac in Sag Harbor is the summer home of Dr. Robert Maimone, executive director of the Vladimir...

A Month of Benefits at Ross

  Diana Aceti  said she couldn’t believe it when two years ago she spoke to the Queen of Soul personally on the telephone. “They said, ‘Oh...

Artist Finds Life in Music and Light

Frank Wimberley is an artist but said himself that he is not a carpenter. Still, standing outside his home on Hillside Drive East in...

No Super Saturday For Sagaponack

Sagaponack Village trustees are quickly learning much of their municipal business will be deciding who is allowed to use their idyllic community for special...

Community Briefs July 24

Sag Harbor   The Tenth Annual BBQ On Saturday, July 26, the Tenth Annual All American Whiz Bang Midsummer BBQ will take place at the Wamponamon Lodge,...

Rhythms of Ireland

Ireland and its rich culture have long been near and dear to the hearts of many Americans, particularly here in the Northeast where many...

Finding Comfort in a Lonely Pursuit

Living in the shadow of a bestselling author can’t be easy — particularly when you’re in the book business yourself. But for Victoria Lustbader,...

Fest Celebrates Silver

Marya Martin believes a good music festival is a lot like a good restaurant. “If the food is consistently good and contains excellent ingredients, it...

Our neighbors hope too…

Broken Social Scene, an indie-rock band from Toronto, played the Siren Music Festival at Coney Island on Saturday and at the end of their...

Whittling Down District Goals

The annual summer retreat is an opportunity for the Sag Harbor School Board and the school administrators to sit down and discuss goals for...

A Little Night Music

Everyone remembers those formative summer camp experiences. Getting up at dawn to the sound of a bugle call, weaving lanyard after lanyard, slinging water...

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...

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‘Tick, Tick… Boom!’ Explores Sag Harbor Man’s Friendship with Jonathan Larson

On the first Monday in November, a small group of friends gathered in Sag Harbor’s Oakland Cemetery just as the last glimmer of sunlight was fading and true dusk was setting in. They brought with them candles, food and beverages for an impromptu celebration of the Mexican holiday of Día de los Muertos, also known as the Day of the Dead. Among those honored was Jonathan Larson, composer, playwright and creator of the hit Broadway musical “Rent" and "Tick, Tick... Boom!" which has just been released as a film directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Tom Clavin Pens a Harrowing Real-Life World War II Story of Survival

For decades, pilot Joe Moser didn’t talk about what had happened to him during World War II. That’s because when he came home from the war in Europe, nobody believed him.

Pianist Judy Carmichael is in the Swing and Coming Back to Bay Street!

The Saturday after Thanksgiving happened to be Judy Carmichael’s birthday. But this year, Carmichael, a Grammy-nominated stride and swing pianist, wasn’t home in Sag Harbor, celebrating with friends. Instead, she was at sea as part of her latest gig, sailing aboard the luxury cruise ship Crystal Serenity where she had been performing all week. And after a year and a half of canceled performances due to COVID-19 — some 200 of them — she’s totally fine with that.