May 31, 2006

Coming Attractions

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Genius On Display

Encouraging American Genius: Master Paintings from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 74 paintings from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, will be on view at The Parrish Art Museum starting Saturday and ending on September 12. Parrish builders, art club members, business patrons and benefactors can have a personal tour on Saturday from 5-6 p.m. Free to the public: An open talk on the exhibit on Saturday, from 6-8 p.m.

From Film To Canvas

Artist Richard Pasquarelli is debuting his series of watercolors titled Beach Town, allegorical paintings transformed from photographs he's taken of Westhampton Beach, at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center's Gallery Lounge. Runs through August 31. Call 288-1500.

Gallery Debut

The Fireplace Project, a new gallery, is opening on Springs Fire Place Road in East Hampton featuring solo, group and curated exhibitions. An opening reception for artist David Ryan, whose paintings focus on atmospheric minimalism, will be held on Saturday, from 6-8 p.m. Gallery hours: Friday-Monday, 1-6 p.m. and by appointment. Call 324-4666.

Photo Montage

The East End Photographers Group will have an exhibition featuring traditional, digital and alternative photographic processes at Ashawagh Hall in East Hampton. Free. Opening reception is on Saturday, from 5-9 p.m. Closing reception will be on June 11, 3-5 p.m. Call 324-9612/298-0070.


The Bays Artists Alliance Exhibit,

4 Views, local scenes by four plein air artists, will be showcased at the Hampton Center Gallery in the Water Mill Museum through June 12. Call 726-4625. Admission: $3 adults; $2.50 seniors/children; free members.

Hampton Water Exhibit

The Remsenburg Academy is showcasing Hampton Water, a photo exhibit by William Duryea, through June 18. An artist's reception will be held on Friday, from 5-7 p.m.

Butterfly Exhibit

Michelle Stuart will display her work Aurelian Variations at The Drawing Room in East Hampton. A reception will be held on Saturday, from 5-7 p.m. "Aurelian" is an 18th century term for butterflies and lepidopterists.

Dean's Expressionism

The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in East Hampton is exhibiting abstract expressionist prints from the Charles Randall Dean collection through July 30.

Art Bras

In an effort to promote breast cancer awareness and women's health issues, the Eastern Long Island Quilter's Guild presents a special exhibit titled Art Bras, by 12 American designers, to be displayed at Suffolk Community College on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Additional exhibits will include quilted self-portraits, anniversary & friendship quilts, quilted postcards, and Best-In-Show ribbon quilts.

Bull @ Blue Door

Showcasing his Long Island landscapes, vintage trucks and figurative works, Alan Bull will be having an opening reception at the Blue Door Gallery in Riverhead on Sunday, from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Artwork by Sandi Woessner, Chris Stavropolis, Rick Johnson and Fred Bender will also be featured, as well as fine jewelry, hand-woven scarves, ornaments, greeting cards and other handcrafted items by local artisans. Show runs through July 2. Call 208-8166.

Food For The Eyes

Diners can feast their eyes on Men's Work, I featuring canvases, installations, photographs, editioned prints and sculptures — all by men, at Leif Hope's Restaurant in East Hampton. Half of the artists' proceeds will go to local charities. Show runs through June 11.


Year-End Recital

The students of Jane Hastay and Peter Martin Weiss will perform at the First Presbyterian Church in East Hampton on Monday at 6:30 pm. Pianists, guitarists, bassists and vocalists ages 7-16 will perform. Refreshments will be served.

Playing The Classics

Pianist David Dingle, singer Darlene Clancy and bassist Ray Williams will perform Broadway tunes and gold standards at Greenport's Floyd Memorial Library at 2 p.m. Free; call 477-0660.


Mad Hot Dancing

The Parrish Art Museum will screen Mad Hot Ballroom on Monday, at 8 p.m. The documentary follows several New York inner-city school groups as they attend ballroom dancing classes and try to win the citywide championship.


Quartet Returns

Set in the home for retired opera stars during preparations for Verdi's birthday celebration, Quartet by Ronald Harwood has taken to the stage once again at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. The show will run through Sunday. Call 725-9500.

Fuddy Meers

Playwright David Lindsay-Abaire's off beat comedy Fuddy Meers will be performed at the Quogue Community Hall on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., starting tomorrow. The show will run through June 18. Tix: $20 adults; $18 seniors (on select days); and $10 students under 21. Call 653-8955.


Guild Hall in East Hampton will present The Lawless Sun, by local playwright Stephen Kelleher, a part slapstick, part prose production, on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. Tix: $20 ($18 for members). Call 866-811-4111.


Portrait Of The Artist

Artist Daniel Bennett Schwartz will host a book signing and opening reception at East End Books in East Hampton for his exhibit of paintings featured in his new book Portrait of the Artist, Running on Saturday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Runs through June 28.

Talk @ Rogers

Robert Long, East Hampton Star art critic and author of De Kooning's Bicycle, will speak at the Rogers Memorial Library in conjunction with the Parrish Art Museum on Friday at 12 p.m. Free. Reservations required. Call 283-0774.

Jefferson Travels

Editor Anthony Brandt will read from his book Thomas Jefferson Travels, a collection of the president's travel writings, at Canio's Book in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 6 p.m. Free.

Inherit The Earth

Artists Hope Sandrow and Lillian Ball will lecture on their work that deals with natural eco-systems on Saturday at 3 p.m. as part of Guild Hall's How to Inherit the Earth: Artists and the Environment Lecture Series.

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