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‘Wonder/Wall’ Brings Immersive Theater to Bay Street

How many famous actors can you name off the top of your head? Probably a bunch. And directors? Maybe fewer, but still a good number. How about projection designers? Most people would be left scratching their heads at that one. That’s because in theater, actors tend to literally and figuratively take up most of the spotlight. But what about the person who programmed the lights in the first place?

Enjoy Highway at Home

East Hampton’s Highway Restaurant & Bar (290 Montauk Highway) will be offering unique at-home catering options this summer — including the Autostrada pizza oven —for backyard events.
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27Speaks: Police Reform Plan Deadline Arrives

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, Express News Group editors Annette Hinkle, Joseph P. Shaw and Brendan J. O’Reilly discuss the mandatory police reform plans that were due April 1 statewide.

Pierson Field Hockey Wins First Home Game Of The Season, Have Won Six Straight

With only two games on their home field this season, for myriad reasons Pierson field hockey players felt it was vital they win both. So...

First Approvals Issued For South Fork Wind Farm; Wainscott Residents Vow To Continue Resistance

The commissioners of the New York State Public Service Commission last week unanimously approved the proposal to land the South Fork Wind Farm power cable in Wainscott — saying that the approval was a “bold” first step in the state’s race to source more of its electricity from offshore wind turbines.

‘Unbossed & Unbowed,’ a One-woman Show on Shirley Chisholm’s Trailblazing Life and Legacy

The month of March is Women’s History Month and it’s an opportune time to consider the role of trailblazing women in this country, especially those who may not necessarily be household names today, but who nonetheless had a huge impact on the generations who followed them. Women like Shirley Chisholm.

State Could Approve Wind Farm Cable Landing On Thursday

New York State could issue its determination on the proposal to land the South Fork Wind Farm cable at Beach Lane in Wainscott as early as this Thursday, March 18.

East Hampton Democrats Will Not Endorse Bragman For Re-Election

East Hampton Town Councilman Jeffrey Bragman said on Wednesday that he will not be endorsed by the East Hampton Town Democratic Committee to be a candidate for re-election to a second term on the Town Board.

Finding Beauty in the Fire: ‘East End Collected6’ Endures Against Pandemic Backdrop

When Patrick J. Peters III picks up the phone last Friday afternoon, he is standing in front of an 80-square-foot canvas, staring at a cacophony of color — and, within it, two dichotomous dragons. The first is black and red, greedy and fear-driven, overshadowed by the beast behind him. She, on the other hand, is vibrant and playful, her taloned hand plunged deep into her foe. And, out of the struggle, comes energy and light.

HamptonsFilm’s Virtual Cinema is Back

To kick off the new year, HamptonsFilm Virtual Cinema’s Now Showing platform offers “The Reason I Jump,” Jerry Rothwell’s moving documentary that Variety calls “as emotionally piercing as it is beautiful to behold.”

Staffing Remains A Concern for Sag Harbor Schools

Staffing concerns and positive COVID-19 test results among the student population were once again at the forefront of the conversation at Sag Harbor Board...

Four New Members Join LongHouse Reserve

LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton has added four new members to its board of trustees.

‘Call Me Ishmael,’ Bay Street Brings ‘Moby Dick’ to Life

Bay Street Theater’s Literature Live! program returns with an online theatrical production of Herman Melville’s American classic “Moby Dick.” This virtual production is adapted by Bay Street Theater director of education and community outreach Allen O’Reilly and directed by associate artistic director Will Pomerantz. The show screens at baystreet.org on Tuesday, November 17, at 8 p.m.

Chainsmokers Promoter Fined $20,000 By State For ‘Egregious’ Violations Of Public Health Law’

“I’m responding to a tweet,” Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman said Wednesday, October 14, after Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a $20,000 fine levied against...

In Midst of Pandemic, Hamptons Film Fest carries on — Virtually and as...

For David Nugent, his iPad is the new big screen. His basement, or any quiet room unoccupied by his wife or their two young children in Amagansett, is his new movie theater. And from there, over the last seven months, he has watched the most highly anticipated films of the year — movies that he would normally see at festivals around the world, including SXSW, Tribeca, Cannes and Toronto, all canceled or moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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27Speaks: Promoting Remote Participation In Local Government Meetings

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele for a discussion on work he’s doing to reform the state’s Open Meetings law to include language that could require local municipalities to utilize video conferencing to provide greater access and remote participation in board meetings.

Proctor’s Slump-Busting Base Hit In The 12th Advances Whalers To HCBL Semifinals

Myles Proctor had been scuffling at the plate prior to a key at bat in the top of the 12th inning of Thursday’s wild...

Stephanie Bitis Sentenced To 15 Months For Defrauding Employer Of More Than $300,000

U.S. District Judge Gary R. Brown said he considered Ms. Bitis’s service to the community and the support of her friends, family and current employer and the efforts that she has made so far toward restitution, but considering the “significant magnitude” of the crime plus the fact that she had engaged in similar behavior before, an “incarceratory sentence” was warranted.