There’s a persistent and enduring myth about famous artists and their muses. It involves a brooding, creative genius who is propped up by his long-suffering wife, mistress or assistant. It’s a story as old as time, and here on the East End, our own version of the artist/muse tale is embodied in the life and work of Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner.
All Hallows’ Eve will soon be upon us. While celebrating the season with a few well-placed frights is a time-honored tradition, since the start of 2020, there has perhaps been nothing scarier than this entire year itself, given the pandemic and the inability of those intrepid souls we typically rely on for entertainment to offer theatrical relief. Fortunately, Guild Hall has figured an ingenious work-around in these days of social distancing and this weekend, will present “Stage Fright,” four spine-chilling tales of the macabre woven in the moonlight.
It’s not every day that you get to listen in on a former Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. Senator, Secretary of State and First Lady as she speaks with some of the most influential political, cultural and scientific figures in American society. But on “You and Me Both,” a new podcast which debuted on iHeartMedia on September 29, listeners get to do just that as host Hillary Clinton shares her insights and opinions with an impressive array of guests.