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Shining A Light On The Woman Behind The Artist

For Pablo Picasso, there was Dora Maar. For Auguste Rodin, Camille Claudel. Behind Jackson Pollock was Lee Krasner, and for Willem de Kooning, there was Elaine. They were the women keeping the engines running, inspiring and supporting their famous partners by, in some cases, dimming their own artistic lights. Filmmaker Tom Dolby is ready to shift that narrative — reimagining the expected path with his first solo directing effort, “The Artist’s Wife.”

Eye on Art: Looking Into Glass Houses

A few weeks ago, literally at the crack of dawn, an intrepid group assembled at LongHouse Reserve for an excursion to the Glass House and Grace Farms in New Canaan, Connecticut. Both sites are notable for their transparent architecture, but the concept behind each is very different.

Anne Chaisson Talks About What’s New With HIFF

Since 2012, Anne Chaisson has served as the executive director of the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF). Recently Chaisson talked about this year’s festival, how the event has evolved since its inaugural year in 1992, and the creation of HamptonsFILM, a new parent company for the organization.

Meet the Very Models Of A Modern Major-General

In terms of enduring appeal, the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan rank second only to Shakespeare in the history of English-language theater. But...

Celebrating Sunny Days at Guild Hall

“Sunny Days,” artist Ugo Rondinone’s current installation at Guild Hall, will be the focus of a family celebration at the museum on Saturday, October 5, from 1 to 3 p.m.

Fall Workshops For Young Actors At WHBPAC

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center’s Nancy & Frederick DeMatteis Arts Academy announces its lineup for fall performing arts classes for young people ages 5 through 18, starting in October.
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Graham Nash on a Winter in Sag Harbor and the Passions of Youth

If you happened to be plugged into the rock music scene of the late 1960s, you knew that California was the place to be. Across the country politics were heated, war in Vietnam was raging, and the youth of America was rising up. All this strife made for fertile ground, musically speaking, and British singer and songwriter Graham Nash was among those who joined the wave.

Laurie Lambrecht Hits the Road with “Limn to Limb”

Laurie Lambrecht is a self-declared “outdoors person” and always has been — but never before in her artistic installations. The Parrish Road Show has changed that,

Judy Carmichael Reflects on her Swinging Career

Though Judy Carmichael travels the globe performing for audiences of all ages and sizes, when she takes the stage at Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater on October 4, it will be like coming home.

Jane Monheit Brings A Love For Jazz Back To Her Native Long Island

The cool-toned chanteuse is headlining the Sag Harbor American Music Festival on Friday night at the coveted Old Whalers’ Church — a venue fit for a jazz revolution, she said.

OptoSonic Tea Explores Intersection of Sight and Sound

For decades, a small but thriving community of experimental visualists and media artists coexisted in downtown New York. But the outside world disregarded them — casting their work aside as a sub-par art form reserved for nightclubs and the party scene. Then in 2006, video/performance artist Ursula Scherrer and intermedia artist Katherine Liberovskaya decided it was time to shift the narrative.

Workshops Invite Women To Explore And Connect

On a recent sunny Sunday afternoon, a small group of women gathered in the upstairs room at the Bridgehampton Community House to delve into a topic few of them had probably ever actually spoken about before — jealousy.

Get Swinging with Judy Carmichael at Bay Street

Pianist. Singer. Raconteuse. Judy Carmichael is 100 percent proof that you can take an infectious style of music (and an equally infectious personality) anywhere — from a posh nightclub in London or Carnegie Hall, to a stage in front of 10,000 Brazilians, or even a drafty castle in Scotland at the behest of a fan.

Photographer Diane Tuft Recognized By Southampton Arts Center

Ms. Tuft was the recipient of the Southampton Arts Center’s Champion of the Arts award earlier this month for her work in telling this story.

J. Hoberman’s New Book Looks Back at Reagan Era Films

In his new book “Make My Day: Movie Culture in the Age of Reagan,” renowned film and cultural critic J. Hoberman chronicles America’s collective “dream life,” analyzing the relationship between the nation’s movies and its politics.

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Mueth Brings Acting Classes to Hampton Ballet Theatre School

This fall, Bridgehampton’s Hampton Ballet Theatre School has added a new program to their roster. In addition to contemporary dance, ballet, tap, hip-hop, and pointe, the school is now offering acting for two different age groups. The eight-week course began during the first week of November. The first course of 2020 begins the week of January 20.

Pierson High School Students Prepare For Opening Night Next Week

On Thursday, Pierson High School students were going over their lines as the play’s producer, Melissa Luppi, looked over the set to make sure everything was in place, as they prepared for their opening night, next Thursday, November 21.

Clavin and Keith share the Story of Eugene Bullard

Two world wars, the Jazz Age, the Civil Rights Movement, and one exceptional man who connects them all. Meet Eugene Bullard, the most interesting historical figure you’ve never heard of.