Arts & Leisure

Updated Annie Will Steal Your Heart

Only a curmudgeon determined to stay that way could resist the feel-good appeal of director Sarna Lapine’s fresh rendering of “Annie Get Your Gun” currently spilling off the stage on Sag Harbor’s Long Wharf.

Music Festival Asks Once More for a Break on Sag Harbor’s Fees for Events

There were signs last week that the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees, under a new mayor, may be open to waiving the licensing fees it charges the non-profit Sag Harbor American Music Festival to use public facilities.

The Booming of a Business: Book Explores Art Market’s Explosion

On Thursday, August 1, at 5 p.m., Shnayerson will be at the Parrish Art Museum where he will join museum director Terrie Sultan for a conversation about the meteoric rise of the largest unregulated financial market in the world, namely the contemporary art market.

Artists Drawn By Surfing

“Art is Good For You,” is a group show with surfers and creatives Juliet Schreckinger, Xavier McCormack and August Whitney on view through August 18.

Tide Is High—And So Are The Stakes for Artist Raising Awareness About Ocean Debris

Another person’s trash is artist Cynthia Pease Roe’s treasure.

African American Artist Claude Lawrence Returns with a Sag Harbor Show

Claude Lawrence — a Chicago-based jazz musician and borderline recluse managed to fly under the art world’s radar for over three decades. Until now.

Get a Peek at Some of New York’s Splendor with Wendy Moonan

Journalist, design expert and part time Sag Harbor resident Wendy Moonan will be at Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton on Thursday, August 1, at 5:30 p.m., to discuss New York’s best residential spaces.

Date Night, Dancehampton Style

For all the parents out there, Anita Boyer and Joe Pallister have date night under control.

Reimagining the Wild West From a Female Point of View

Sarna Lapine imagines sharpshooter Annie Oakley was a nomad, a traveler at heart, restless in one place for too long — and loath to settle down, unless she found her home.

The New Montauk Film Festival is All About the Environment

There’s a new film festival in town and it comes with the greenest of missions — to encourage and support filmmakers who incorporate messages of conservation and sustainability into their work. 

Clothesline Art Sale Returns to Guild Hall in East Hampton

It may look as if the art has been hung out to dry, but in fact, it’s Guild Hall’s annual Clothesline Art Sale. This year, it happens, rain or shine, on Saturday, July 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sag Harbor’ Pulitzer-Winning Novelist Colson Whitehead Reads From “The Nickel Boys”

In Colson Whitehead’s new novel “The Nickel Boys,” two young black men endure the horrors of a Jim Crow-era reform school in 1960s Florida.

Give My Regards To Broadway … And Main Street!

As part of its 35th season, on July 26, the Hampton Library’s Fridays at Five series will present Laurence Maslon. The author will talk about his latest book, “From Broadway to Main Street:  How Show Tunes Enchanted America.” 

‘Magic Jews’ Come to Southampton Arts Center

Allan Zola Kronzek's part-illustrated talk and part-magic performance about the lives of eight Jewish performers will take place on Monday, July 22.

The Church Presents “Art As Ecosystem”

Eric Fischl, co-founder of The Church with his wife, artist April Gornik, will lead the organization’s first event “Art As Ecosystem” on Saturday, July 20.

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Going For the Greek at the East Hampton Library

On Saturday, September 14 at 1 p.m., George Theotacatos gives an author talk at East Hampton Library on his book “Finding Ithaka.”

Slack Tide Time At Duck Creek in Springs

From September 14 to October 13, the Arts Center at Duck Creek in East Hampton hosts “Slack Tide,” a group exhibition curated by Matthew Nichols that features art by peter campus (stet), Cindy Hinant, Matthew Larson, Luke Murphy, Hanna Sandin, Jean Shin, and Carrie Yamaoka.

HIFF: Preserving Tradition in “Honeyland”

“Honeyland,” a documentary by Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov, was the most awarded film at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, winning the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize, a Special Jury Award for Cinematography, and another Special Jury Award for Originality.