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May 24, 2006

Coming Attractions

A solo painting exhibit by Terry Elkins will open at the Hampton Road Gallery on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. (click for larger version)
Please note our deadline for submissions is Friday at noon. E-mail them to or fax to 324-2351.


Every Picture Tells A Story

Photographer Steven Klein has created some of the most memorable, iconic images of our time by subverting our notions of glamour, fame, and beauty. In all his work, he functions as a storyteller, as a photographer with the instincts of a filmmaker. His work will be displayed at the Vered Gallery in East Hampton, opening with a reception on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. The show runs from Friday through June 19.

Memorial Art

The Southampton Artists Association will hold its Memorial Day Art Show tomorrow through June 4 at the Southampton Cultural and Civic Center. A wine and cheese artists reception will be held on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. Call 589-0069.

Expressionist Exhibit

An exhibit of abstract expressionist paintings by Charlotte Park, curated by Ronny Cohen, will open at the Spanierman Gallery in East Hampton on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit will continue through June 26. Park's dynamic all-over style of composition, with its rich repertory of abstract shapes and bold imaginings, made its first appearance in the early 1950s. The show spans from 1950-1963. Call 329-9530.

Vanishing Scenery

Bridgehampton artist Terry Elkins will have his second solo exhibit of paintings at the Hampton Road Gallery in Southampton through June 7. A reception will happen this Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. He works in oils on canvas, often in plein air, and focuses on the South Fork's vanishing scenery. Call 204-9704.

Symphonic Thickets

Gallery Merz in Sag Harbor will present artists Stan Brodsky and Mary Abbott through June 18. The exhibit will open with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday. Abbott's mixed-media works use calligraphic lines that form symphonic thickets of color, while Brodsky's rich calligraphic swipes flicker across the surface like wavy underwater reflections, we're told. Check it out. Call 725-2803.

We Will Get By

Where's Jerry when you need him? "Touch of Gray," featuring photography by Neil Scholl and sketches by Jada Rowland will be on view at Cecily's Love Lane Gallery in Mattituck through June 25. An opening reception will be held this Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. Call 298-8610.

Chalked Up

The 10th annual Riverhead Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival, presented by the East End Arts Council, will be held on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. (Rain date: Monday, 2 to 6 p.m.) The event includes an art and craft show and sale, street painting, performances by local musicians, a life sized checkers tournament, story telling, and more. Call 369-2171.

Individual Impressions

"Four Views," an exhibit of plein air paintings by local artists June Ciancio, Helen Giaquinto, Barbara Moeller, and Constance Morris, will be featured at the Water Mill Museum tomorrow through June 12. Meet the artists on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 726-4625.

Yay For Clay!

"Out of the Earth," an invitational members exhibit featuring clay artists Hana Anteby, Susan Broderick, Sydney Butchkes, Mary Flanagan Jaffe, Jack Rosenberg, and Cati Van Milders will open at the Celadon Gallery in Water Mill on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The exhibit runs through June 19. Call 726-2547.

Earthy Art

Alan Sonfist, a pioneer of narrative environmental art and a leader in the Earth/Land Art Movement, will discuss his work at 5 p.m. at Guild Hall in East Hampton on Sunday. He will refer to one of his most recent projects: The Lost Falcon of Westphalia commissioned by Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein for his estate outside Kohn, Germany. Call 324-0806.

Window Into Watercolors

A reception for artist Jean Holabird, whose watercolors, "Images of Sag Harbor," will be on view in Canio's Gallery through June 26, will be held on Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. Call 725-4926.

Caribbean Queen

Artist Carol Gold opens Vineyard 48's Gala Memorial Day Weekend with an exhibit of local and Caribbean beaches and landscapes, to run through the month of June. The artist will be available weekends and next Monday from 1 to 3 p.m. Call 298-1096.


Side-Splitting Stand-Up

Kathy Griffin, regularly featured on HBO and Bravo Specials, will be at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday at 8 p.m. Her routine focuses on her life on the D-list and tells stories about her brushes with celebrities. Tickets are $65-$110. Call 288-1500.

New Joke City

Robert Klein, host of The Metro Channel's New Joke City and one of the originators of the observational style of comedy, comes to the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor next Monday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $48. Call 725-9500.


Art Documentary

A film screening of Rivers and Tides, Thomas Riedelsheimer's 2001 documentary on Scottish artist Andy Goldsworthy, whose ephemeral sculptures are made from elements of nature, will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Guild Hall. Cost: $10 non-members, $8 members. Call 324-0806.


Presents Pianist

The Floyd Memorial Library in Greenport is proud to present a solo piano recital by the extraordinarily gifted performer, Anne Taffel on Friday at 7 p.m. The program will include Schubert's monumental Wanderer Fantasy, Beethoven's Rondo in C, and Chopin's Nocturne in D flat, among other great tunes. Call 477-0660 for info.

Baby, I Need Your Lovin'

The Four Tops ("Duke" was featured in last week's Indy) will perform at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m. on Saturday. "Bernadette" and "I Can't Help Myself" are some of their other popular tunes. Call 288-1500.


Hilarious Odds

Bay Street Theatre's MainStage will present the musical Quartet tonight through Saturday night at 8, Sunday at 7 p.m., next Tuesday at 8 p.m., and next Wednesday at 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets are $45-$60. Call 725-9500.

Farewell To Godspell

Godspell will be performed at The North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. It's your last chance to see this heavenly musical. Tickets are $15. Call 298-NFCT.

American Road

The Lawless Sun, an American road dream by Stephen F. Kelleher and directed by Minerva Scelza, will be performed at Guild Hall's John Drew Theatre in East Hampton at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Set in the American desert, the play features four family members on a life-changing trip to the Grand Canyon (a journey that Editor Lisa Cowley will soon embark upon). Tickets are $20/$18 for Guild Hall members. Call 1-866-811-4111 for reservations.


All In The Family

Ian Frazier will talk about his book Family at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, at 977 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike. Frazier is a regular contributor to the New Yorker and his other books include Gone to New York, On the Rez, Coyote v. Acme, The Fish's Eye, and Nobody Better, Better Than Nobody. Call 728-7601.

Poetry In Sag Harbor

Poets Star Black, Bill Zavatsky, and Page Delano will each read from new works at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor at 6 p.m. on Saturday. On Sunday at 6 p.m., Canio's will host a poetry for peace reading. Participants will read selections from Cry Out Poets for Peace and Here, Bullet. Call 725-4926.

Holding Back The Tide

Montauk resident Joan Powers Porco will discuss her newly published book Holding Back the Tide, the Thirty Five Year Struggle to Save Montauk at 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Montauk Library, and will sign the tome at Barnacle Books at 5:30 p.m. Call 668-3377.

Commas And Cuisine

Meet author friends Noah Lukeman and Keith E. Davis on Saturday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at East End Books in East Hampton. Lukeman will sign copies of his new book Dash of Style: The Art and Mastery of Punctuation and Davis will sign The Golden Pear Café Cookbook. Call 324-8680.

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