June 28, 2006

Coming Attractions

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On Men

As part of its Lets Talk Art series, The Artists Alliance of East Hampton is hosting "A Woman's Point of View of Men," tonight at 6:30 p.m. Artist Kathleen Bifulco will host the event and has invited several female artists to show their work and discuss their varied perspectives on men. Call 324-2225.

Drawings And Neons

Antonakos' Drawings and Neons from 1967-2006 will be on display at The Drawing Room gallery in East Hampton from Thursday to July 31. An artists' reception will be held on Saturday, from 5 to 7 p.m. Call 324-5016.

Wanting Santorelli

Jade Nectar Gallery East will host an opening reception unveiling a new exhibit entitled WANTED: Photographs by Lana Santorelli on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. Santorelli's work will be on display through July 21. Call 283-6308.

Richard's Mixed-Media

The mixed-media artwork of Lealand Eve Richard will be on display in the Helen Gould Room at the Hampton Bays Public Library throughout July. Richard works in watercolors and colored pencils, with layers of fabric paper collage. The images are inspired by fashion, carnival culture & fairytales.

Ernst Over Time

The Spanierman Gallery in East Hampton is hosting an opening reception commemorating Jimmy Ernst on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. Ernst was the son of Max Ernst, a founder of Surrealism. Five Decades of Paintings and Works on Paper — from abstract and Cubist to Surrealist and Impressionism — will be on display through July 31. Spanierman is also celebrating the work of Pamela Sztybel on Saturday. Her exhibit Lost Ponds, Hidden Rivers is made up of 24 new landscapes in oil and will also continue through July 31.

Bronze & Gypsum

Emil Alzamora will present his Works in Bronze & Gypsum at the Karin Sanders Fine Art studio in Sag Harbor. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, from 6 to 8 p.m. Call 899-3430.

Beach And Beyond

The Frank Sofo Studio Gallery will feature the work of Frank Sofo and Carol Saxe in the exhibit Beach and Beyond on Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. and on Sunday, from 2 to 4 p.m. Call 324-6119 or 329-8764.

A Tempting Display

The FIREPLACE Project in East Hampton will have a new exhibit, Tempest, curated by one of New York's most exciting curators, John Connelly. Over 10 artists will be featured. The exhibit will open on Saturday, with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m.

Solo Run

Mark Zimmerman will host his first solo exhibition at The Bank of New York in East Hampton starting Saturday. Zimmerman's background in watercolor technique in graphic and color field paintings has been adapted to acrylics. The exhibit will run through July 31.

Blitt's Work In Kinesis

On Saturday, painter/sculptor/filmmaker Rita Blitt will unveil over 90 drawings, paintings and sculptures at the Ezair Gallery in Southampton in the exhibit Rita Blitt: The Passionate Gesture. Blitt expresses her love of nature, music, dance and movement through her work. The Passionate Gesture will run through July 31.


In celebration of Paul McCartney's 64th birthday, WEHM (92.9/96.9 FM) Radio and Martha Clara Vineyards has an exhibit entitled Revolution, the world's largest Beatles fine art and sale at Martha Clara's in Riverhead. The exhibit will run through July 9 and every piece is available to purchase. Call 610-389-1807.

Albee's Choice

Internationally renowned playwright Edward Albee will moderate a colloquium on sculpture with artists whose work he has selected for an exhibition called Some Sculpture: Albee's Choice at LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton on Saturday at 6 p.m. The chosen artists include Willard Boepple, DeWitt Godfrey, Casper Henselmann, Mia Westerlund Roosen, Richard Nonas and Ned Smyth. $10/complimentary for members. Also, an evening tour of LongHouse's art center, gardens and sculptures will be offered on Monday (and August 7, 14 and 21), from 6 to 8 p.m. Call 329-3568.

A Barrymore Tribute

Guild Hall is exhibiting a montage of photographs of one of Hollywood's most famous families, the Barrymores, through July 30. Barrymore family biographer and archivist Carol S. Hoffman is curator of the Photographic Exhibit: The Barrymores: Hollywood's First Family, which is comprised of 47 matted photos with supporting text. Also, Willem de Kooning's sculpture "Seated Woman," in connection with the opening of Guild Hall Collects: Gifts in Honor of the 75th Anniversary, is on view in front of the building through July 29. Finally, the education department hosts "Conversations on Creativity," with writer and curator Amei Wallach and Len Riggio, art collector and Barnes & Noble chairman.

Looking At Family Values

The Parrish Art Museum will lead a closer look at the depiction of American family values by studying Joshua Johnson's Grace Allison McCurdy and her Daughters Mary Jane and Leticia Grace, c. 1804 on Friday at noon. Bring a brown bag lunch. Coffee, tea & dessert will be provided. Also, seniors are invited to a First Monday gallery tour on Monday at 1 p.m. of Encouraging American Genius: Master Paintings from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, followed by light refreshments. Free. Call 283-2118 ext. 40.


Rhea Is Back

Comedian Caroline Rhea will share her fresh, witty and unpredictable humor at the Bay Street Theatre on Monday at 8 p.m. Rhea recently hosted the NBC hit reality show The Biggest Loser as well as The Caroline Rhea Show, but is likely best known for her role on the WB's Sabrina, The Teenage Witch. Tickets are $48. Call 725-9500.

Wizard Of Was

Known as "The King of Nostalgia" who answers to "The Wizard of Was," stand-up comedian Joe Franklin will keep the crowd laughing at The Vail-Leavitt Music Hall in Riverhead on Friday at 8 p.m. $25.



Lou Taylor Pucci portrays Justin Cobb, a 17-year-old who can't stop sucking his thumb, in the film Thumbsucker, which will be screened at the Parrish Art Museum on Monday at 8 p.m. Mike Mill's feature film chronicles Justin's (mis)adventures as he tries to substitute sex, drugs and other things for his thumb. The cast includes Tilda Swinton, Keanu Reeves and Vincent D'Onofrio.



Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, will perform with her 25-piece band at Ross School's Center for Well-Being on Monday, from 6 to 11 p.m. The event, which will include a cocktail reception, dinner and dancing, will benefit the school's Steven J. Ross Scholarship Fund. Call 907-5123 for table/ticket availability.

British Crooner

Jazz pianist and singer-songwriter Jamie Cullum will light up the stage at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Friday at 8 p.m. The British crooner intertwines jazz, pop, rock, classical funk and dance music. On Saturday, high-octane singer-songwriter Marc Broussard will deliver his southern influenced rock, soul and harmony with a zesty baritone voice. Sag Harbor's own Jen Chapin, daughter of the renowned Harry Chapin, is a sassy second generation singer-songwriter herself, who will open at 8:30 p.m. Harry Chapin. Tickets are $65/$55/$45. Call 288-1500.

A Classical Touch

In connection with the Music Festival of the Hamptons, a concert for cello, piano and voice will be held at the East Hampton Studios in Wainscott on Thursday at 8 p.m. Performing are Rafal Jezierski, cello; Ezgi Kutlu, mezzo soprano; and Lin Hong, piano. $50 reserved/$35 unreserved. On Friday, pianist Assaf Weisman will play works by Beethoven, Brahms and more as part of the Moiseiwitsch Piano Recital Series at Wolffer Estate Vineyards at 8 p.m. $50 reserved/$35 unreserved. Finally, clarinetist Alex Fiterstein and friends will perform more classical works at the First Baptist Church in Greenport on Saturday at 8 p.m. $35.

Bacharach Presents

Composer, producer, conductor and arranger Burt Bacharach will perform at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Monday at 8 p.m. Bacharach has had 48 Top 10 hits, nine #1 songs and more than 500 compositions. Tickets are $175/$125/$100. Call 288-1500.

Pianofest Returns

Pianofest of the Hamptons is back with a season of concerts on Mondays at the John Drew Theater in Guild Hall. Performers will take the stage on Monday at 5 p.m., commentary by Paul Schenly and a reception to meet the artists will follow. Tickets are $10/students free. No reservations required. Call 329-9115 for more info.

Robeson Tribute

Samuel Eudovique, dramatic tenor, and Carol Stanton, soprano, will perform in a tribute to Paul Robeson at Guild Hall tonight, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25.00 in advance/$35.00 at the door. Call 324-4050.


Reading Beside Herself Himself

Poet, novelist and finally playwright Joe Pintauro will present a staged reading of his play Beside Herself in the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall on Friday at 8 p.m. The play centers around a lonely woman seeking love and self-definition on a foggy New England island. The cast includes Kristen Lowman, Rob Sedgwick, Kellie Overbey, Jack Ryland, Joanna Howard, Josh Perl and Devon Leaver. Tickets are $20 Gen/$18 members. Call 324-4050.


Chamberlin's Chronicles

An opening reception for photographer Wendy Chamberlin will be held at East End Books in East Hampton on Saturday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. She will celebrate her forth-coming book, True East, Farming Ancestral Lands On Long Island's East End. Featuring 300 color photographs, Chamberlin's book follows four Long Island farm families as they went about their routine with the same devotion and commitment of their ancestors nearly 400 years ago.

Poetry Reading

Poet Marc Cohen will read from his new collection Opening the Window at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 6 p.m. Anne Porter will introduce him. On Sunday, a reception will be held for artist Dennis Snyder´s Recent Landscapes, oil paintings, from 5 to 7 p.m. The show will run through July 26.

Montauk Book Fair

Sponsored by The Friends of the Montauk Library, the 27th annual book fair will be held on the Montauk Green on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair will have books by the pound, new books, cookbooks, sets, raffles, silent auction, plants, refreshments, jewelry, white elephants, farmer's market, children's activities and more. Sunday is the rain date.

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