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Artists Consultations With Christina Mossaides Strassfield

Attention all artists! Straighten up your studio, get your artist statement in draft form and invite the Guild Hall Museum director and chief curator Christina Mossaides Strassfield in to for a consultation.

The Meaning of ‘America’ for G.E. Smith and LeRoy Bell

When LeRoy Bell first played his song, “America,” for anyone but himself, it was to an immediately enthused audience of one: G.E. Smith. And neither of them knew how timely their future single would be.

EXPRESS SESSIONS: East End School Superintendents Prepare For New School Year

The doctor’s comments came during a virtual Express Sessions panel on July 30, “Local Districts Face Tough Decisions Ahead,” hosted by the Express News Group via Zoom. The event brought together five area school superintendents: Lars Clemensen of Hampton Bays, Dr. Nicholas Dyno of Southampton, Jeff Nichols of Sag Harbor, Michael Radday of Westhampton Beach, and Debra Winter of Springs. Also on the panel were State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and Jim Kinnier, the president of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor.

Pollock, Motherwell and Friends: Hamptons Curiosity Room

From Friday, August 7, to Sunday, August 9, New York City-based Shin Gallery in collaboration with Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons is pleased to present “Pollock, Motherwell and Friends: Hamptons Curiosity Room,” an immersive pop-up exhibition featuring the work of Jackson Pollock, Congo, Robert Motherwell, Carla Prina, Andreas Emenius, Joseph Stella and Georges Lepape, among many others.

Art Fair with Virtual Flair

Hamptons Virtual Art Fair will feature a couple dozen dealers for a VIP sneak preview from July 23 to 26, and about 70 to 80 dealers will take part in the art fair over Labor Day Weekend.

George Floyd Protest And March Slated For Tuesday In Bridgehampton

Three East End community members — Lisa Votino and Lisa Gagliardo of Southampton and Willie Jenkins of Bridgehampton — are planning a protest slated for Tuesday, June 2, at 5 p.m.

Variety is the Spice of Life

How about a little song and dance to cheer souls over a stay-at-home Memorial Day Weekend? The folks at Our Fabulous Variety Show (OFVS) are back and will present their second virtual production via Zoom on Saturday, May 23 at 7 p.m

D J Hart to Close after 43-Year Run on Main Street in Sag Harbor

This year, Dew Clarke Moorhead will finally discover what she’s been missing. A Main Street fixture for 43 years, her bright and colorful shop is now in the midst of a closeout sale with everything at least 50 percent off and a $20 rack for special bargains.

Sag Harbor Cinema Seeks to Add Part-Time Bar to Space on Third Floor

With hopes for a “soft opening” as soon as March 29 and a grand opening perhaps in mid-April, the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center unveiled plans this week to add a new element to the array of features it will be offering in its new three-screen Main Street complex: a part-time bar and concession area in what Cinema attorney Christopher Kelley called a “flex space” on the third floor of the new structure.

Bridgehampton Closes Out Its Beehive

The Bridgehampton boys basketball team played its final game in its famed gym, The Beehive, on February 5 against Shelter Island to a standing-room only crowd that included family, friends and fans of the team, as well as prominent alumni.

Express Session Panelists Grapple With Progress Versus Preservation In Sag Harbor

“Modernizing History: Balancing Preservation and Development in Sag Harbor” was held at The American Hotel and featured a seven-member panel that included village officials, preservationists, architects and other land-use professionals.

Victor Hugo’s Paris, Then And Now

Les Misérables,” Ladj Ly’s 2019 film which offers a modern-day version of the clash of the class tale set in the same Paris neighborhood where Hugo’s novel takes place, will be screened at Guild Hall on January 18, at 6 p.m. as part of HamptonsFilm “Now Showing” series/

Arts Center at Church Set to Get Green Light from Village Planners

The Sag Harbor Planning Board is set to approve the site plan and grant a “special exception” use permit for artists Eric Fischl and April Gornik to convert the former Methodist Church, an imposing mid-19th-century wood-frame structure at 48 Madison Street, into a residential arts center.

Nancy Atlas returns with Fireside Sessions at Bay Street

The popular Fireside Sessions with Nancy Atlas and Friends will be rekindled at Bay Street Theater in 2020, and returns with a concert every Saturday in January at 8 p.m.

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Sag Harbor Wins Lawsuit Challenging Wetlands Permit

A New York State Supreme Court justice, in a decision issued November 25, upheld the Sag Harbor Village Harbor Committee’s decision to deny a wetlands permit for a swimming pool near wetlands at a house at 36 Fordham Street.

Fans Say Sag Harbor Postal Clerk Always Delivered

Rose Daniels, who retired this week after a 33-year career as a postal clerk — with most of that time spent in her adopted hometown of Sag Harbor — has little trouble naming her favorite stamp.

East End Clergy Brace for Restricted Holiday Season

East End Clergy Brace for Restricted Holiday Season