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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.

Jacques Brel As Performed By Alfredo Merat

Bay Street Theater is making “Jacques Brel by Alfredo Merat,” a concert performance available to stream online at baystreet.org on Thursdays at 8 p.m. starting September 24, as part of the theater’s online programming platform Bay Street To-Go.

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.

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Manager Thierry Balihuta is at Home with the Sag Harbor Cinema

When the newly refurbished Sag Harbor Cinema opens its doors, presumably sometime this spring, and patrons are finally able to settle into the comfortable, brand new seats for a state-of-the-art film experience in one of its three theaters, they just might encounter a familiar face running the place — especially if they have been regular customers of the nearby UPS Store. That’s because Thierry Balihuta, 33, who joined the staff last fall as the cinema’s manager, most recently managed the Sag Harbor UPS Store where he could be relied upon to help customers ship parcels, design brochures or produce marketing materials.

A 1905 Novel for Our Place and Time

My love for local history began when I was archiving the collection at the Sag Harbor Historical Society’s Annie Cooper Boyd House on Main Street. By March 2018, when the Suffolk County Historical Society mounted the Eastville Community Historical Society’s exhibition of tintypes celebrating African Americans and Native Americans, I was compiling a bibliography of local primary resources on Native American history. I wanted to learn as much as I could about the first peoples who lived here. I kept thinking we are all living on stolen land, and I couldn’t reconcile myself to it.

Marine Geologist Pens Tale of Two Lost Ships for Young Adults

They gathered on the dock in the Port Du Cadiz in the south of Spain: three archeologists, two college students, three captains, one cook, one engineer, two scuba divers, one able-bodied seaman and Laurie Zaleski, a marine geologist, who had just signed up for the adventure of a lifetime. The 2004 months-long mission to locate a pair of 200-year-old shipwrecks using multibeam sonar was among the first of its kind. And they were sailing, quite literally, into uncharted waters.