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2021 Hamptons International Film Festival Lineup

On September 15, HamptonsFilm announced its full slate of programming for the 2021 edition of the Hamptons International Festival. The festival run October 7 to 13.

Jonathan Harkham ‘My Beloved Chogokin’

On Thursday, July 22, Mark Borghi Sag Harbor will open “My Beloved Chogokin” by Jonathan Harkham with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 4.

Steven Petrow is Avoiding Stupid Things

Washington Post columnist Steven Petrow will be the guest author for the Friends of the Hampton Library's Friday's at Five series, which will be released online on July 16. Visit myhamptonlibrary.org to register for a link to the talk.

Brandon Boyd Makes Summer Art at Surf Lodge

Brandon Boyd, the lead singer of the platinum-selling rock band, Incubus, has been tapped to display a series of his most recent artwork at The Surf Lodge in Montauk this summer. Several of his abstract paintings will remain on display at the property now until the fall.

Montauk Saxophonist Pat DeRosa Makes Guinness Book Of World Records As Oldest Professional Player

Montauk Saxophonist Pat DeRosa Makes Guinness Book Of World Records As Oldest Professional Player

‘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.”

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27Speaks: Looking Up; Birding On The East End In The Wake Of Climate Change

This week, the panel is joined by veteran journalist and former Sag Harbor Express Publisher Bryan Boyhan for a discussion abut an article he wrote about birding on the East End in the wake of changes caused by climate change.

A Shift in Winter Bird Populations Seen as Climate and Habitat Change

From a distance of several hundred yards, all you can clearly see, even with binoculars, is the flush of white from the breast and a speck of black. Then the bird cocks its head down, breaking the surface of the water, tips forward and disappears.

John Jermain Librarian Wins Diversity Internship

Nancy Myers, 33, met Catherine Creedon, the former director of the John Jermain Memorial Library, when she was a patron and the library was in its temporary quarters on West Water Street during a major renovation.