Arts & Leisure

Brenner Finds a Story in the Walls of a Small Inn

Jamie Brenner always begins writing with a story in mind, not a place — until she visited Sag Harbor five years ago and, more specifically, The American Hotel.

Bay Street Is Ready to Raise the Curtain on Music, Comedy and Drama

With a jam-packed season at the Bay Street Theater ahead, Scott Schwartz did not want to skip a thing.

Sam Reider’s Improbable Career on Accordion

Sam Reider and the Human Hands will play a pair of shows on Saturday night at Sylvester Manor on Shelter Island.

Bits & Banter: ‘The Prompter in Rehearsal, Fantasy at Sara Nightingale, LongHouse Open for...

When Bay Street Theater begins Mainstage rehearsals, the summer season is officially upon us.

Parrish Art Museum Requests Annual Funding, With Meeting for Voters First

On Saturday morning, Chris Siefert, deputy director of the Parrish Art Museum, will answer questions about the upcoming vote to approve annual funding for the Water Mill museum.

Young Artists and Writers Project Festival Opens

Six short plays written and performed by local middle school students will be presented at Stony Brook Southampton's Avram Theater on Saturday, May 11.

Robbins Was an Ansel Adams for the East End

April 24 marked Sag Harbor’s second consecutive spring day, and Duncan Darrow and Nancy Greenberg were thinking of Ken Robbins.

Walk Where Sag Harbor Writers Have Walked

As part of this weekend’s Cultural Heritage Festival, Tony Garro will lead a historic literary walking tour on Saturday, May 4.

Sag Harbor History Retold in Images and Letters

Named for a prolific local artist who once lived in this 18th century bungalow, the Annie Cooper Boyd House on Main Street is a fitting venue to showcase Sag Harbor’s colorful history.

New Audio Tour at John Jermain Memorial Library Highlights How Writers Work

There is no other way to understand the breadth and depth of the Sag Harbor literary scene than to read the authors who created it. Or, better yet, interview them.

Gene Casey Gets Down for Turtle Rescue

On Friday night, Gene Casey will headline the Songwriters Share Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse in Bridgehampton.

New World Symphony Picks Parrish for Sole Long Island Concert

Co-founded 31 years ago by Lin and Ted Arison, and Michael Tilson Thomas, the New World Symphony is a laboratory for the way music is taught, presented, and experienced. 

‘Fade to Gray’ Reveals Unseen Side of Hurd Hatfield

In person, Hurd Hatfield was charming, witty, a generous host and a loyal friend. But on screen he was complex, lonely and tortured.

Four New Plays Test the Waters on Stage at Bay Street

Before Emma Lively and Tyler Beattie sit down to write, they invent a new world — one they want to enter together.

Ryland is Equipping Men Everywhere

If you ask Ryland Hilbert about trends for this season, he’ll tell you the term is an archaic view of fashion.

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