August 02, 2006

Coming Attractions

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Airing Their . . . Art?

Meander through Guild Hall's 60th Annual Clothesline Art Sale, featuring artwork by regional artists, on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show features art for sale strung around & outside the premises on Main Street in East Hampton. Artists can still register for a $10 fee tomorrow and Friday. Rain or shine. To register, call 324-0806.

Out of Africa

Vered Gallery in East Hampton is displaying a small collection of Peter Beard's evocations of Africa. Beard is respected worldwide for his often savage photographs with collage paint and the blood of African wildlife, building awareness of an imperiled existence. Also on view and for sale are masters of the past: works by Vuillard, Sisley, Picasso, Chagall and Dufy, to name a few.

Artist Collaborations

The Artists Alliance of East Hampton will conduct a two-part program entitled Artist in Collaboration at the Parrish Art Museum tomorrow and August 10 at 6 p.m. Visual artists will discuss their collaborative projects with poets and playwrights. Tomorrow, artists Denise Regan & John Picker and poet Siv Cedering will talk. A Q & A period will follow.

Members' Art

The Water Mill Museum's 14th Annual Members Art Exhibition will start tomorrow and run through August 20. $3/$2.50 (seniors); members & children free. Call 726-4625.

Memorial Exhibit

The Pollock-Krasner House presents a memorial exhibition entitled "Jackson Pollock: Small Poured Works, 1943-1950," featuring paintings and works on paper spanning the artist's most productive years, starting tomorrow. The show will run through September 17.

Outdoor Show

The Westhampton Beach Annual Mary O. Fritchie Outdoor Art Show will be held on Saturday and Sunday on the Village Green and Mill Road, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 288-3337.

Farm & Fields

"Through Farms & Fields," featuring an art exhibit & sale by local artists will take place on Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also check out the local wine, cheese, cooking demonstrations, a falconry demonstration, petting zoo and more. A country luncheon will benefit the Peconic Land Trust. $25. Call 283-3195.

Exhibit Extended

The Spanierman Gallery in East Hampton has extended it exhibit on Jimmy Ernst and Pamela Steibel through next Tuesday. "Art for the New Collector V" will be on view through September 1.

New Works

The Grenning Gallery in Sag Harbor is exhibiting "New Works" by figurative artist Ramiro through August 20. Also on display are plein air landscapes from Nelson H. White and Daniel Graves and work by painter Melissa Franklin.

Historic Sag Harbor

Historic Sag Harbor is the focus of a photo exhibit by John Jonas Gruen at The Gallery in Sag Harbor, on view through August 31. On Friday, an exhibit preview, in honor of the Parrish Art Museum, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Richard Behrens, executive director of the East Hampton Historical Society, will present a brief talk. On Saturday, from 5 to 8 p.m., an opening reception will be held in honor of the Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce with Behrens speaking at 6 p.m. Call 725-7707.

Made in America

The exhibit "Made in America," featuring the work of more than 20 artists, at The Crazy Monkey Gallery in Amagansett will come to a close on Sunday. Call 267-3627.


Oh Caroline

Caroline's Comedy Club is coming to Guild Hall starting Friday at 8 p.m. with comedian Bill Burr, star of Comedy Central's "Chappelle's Show." On Saturday, John Pinette, fresh from his run in the Broadway hit Hairspray, will deliver laughs at 9 p.m. And award-winning comedian Richard Jeni will take the stage on Sunday at 8 p.m. $45/$43 (members). Call 324-4050.

Cho in Westhampton

In a one-woman show, Margaret Cho will make a funny or two as she says the inappropriate while defending the right to be yourself at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center Saturday at 8:30 p.m. $115/$85/$70. For mature audiences only! Call 288-1500. (See Indy sit-down with the comedian on Page B-1.)


Guild Hall presents "Tom Murphy: "Metamurphosis: A Night of 1,000 Laughs" tonight at 8 p.m. Think Buster Keaton meets Robin Williams. $35/$30.


Trilogy on Love & Loss

The WHBPAC will screen Three Times next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. The film is a trilogy on love and loss in three different time periods. In Mandarin and Taiwanese with English subtitles. Also, tonight is the last screening of Wordplay at 7:30 p.m. $10 adults/$7 students & seniors/$3 for film members. Call 288-1500.

Drunken Wit

Guild Hall will screen Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf tomorrow at 8 p.m. Playwright Edward Albee will be a guest speaker. $20/$18 (members).

Good Morning, Good Morning!

The Bay Street Theatre will screen Singin' in the Rain next Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. $5. Call 725-8250.


The Parrish Art Museum will screen Capote on Monday at 8 p.m. The movie chronicles the research and reporting that Truman Capote did to write In Cold Blood, a true story of a family murdered in a small Kansas town. $8/$5 (members).

Double Feature

As part of its fourth annual Surf Movie Night, Peel: The Peru Project and Ultimate Sessions will be screened at Guild Hall next Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Special music guests Bastards of Boom will play. Tickets are $10 & proceeds will benefit the Eastern Long Island Chapter of Surfrider Foundation. Call 848-9927 for more info.

Long Island Farming

Farming the Future, a documentary on Long Island farmers, will be screened at the Rogers Memorial Library tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the Morris Meeting Room. Ron Rudaitis, the filmmaker, will be on hand with others to lead a short discussion afterwards. Call 283-0774 x 523 to make reservations.


Bluegrass at Palmer's

Miller's Crossing, a bluegrass band, will play at Palmer Vineyards in Riverhead on Saturday at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the East End Arts Council or at the gate. Bring lawn chairs or blankets; picnic dinners welcome, but no outside alcohol.

Russian Romantics

The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival continues with The Russian Romantics tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church. The concert will feature selections by Prokofiev, Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky. The Enchanted Voice concert featuring pieces by Mozart, Chausson, Ravel and Saint-Saens will be performed on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's Dune Church and Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church.

Honoring Jackson

Guild Hall will host the Annual Pollock-Krasner Lecture on Sunday at 4 p.m. The event will feature "Jackson and Jazz," a concert by the Mitchell-Ruff Duo who will play selections from Jackson Pollock & Lee Krasner's music collection. Premium ticket holders can attend a post-concert reception with the musicians and a private tour of the current exhibit at the Pollock-Krasner House (see under "Art" above for more info). $15/$10 (members). Premium tickets are $35/$30 (for members). Call 324-4050.


Stritch on Stage

Elaine Stritch will command a presence with her stories and songs and wry comic timing at the WHBPAC on Friday at 8:30 p.m. $145/$125/$100. (Check out our "10 Questions" with Stritch on Page B-19)

Trying To Keep Tradition

The North Fork Community Theatre will present a stage production of the classic musical Fiddler on the Roof, with performances at 8 p.m. scheduled for tomorrow through Saturday, next Wednesday, and August 10-12. Performances at 2:30 p.m. are scheduled for Sunday and August 13. $15. To make a reservation, call 298-NFCT.

A Play Within A Play

A production of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew will be performed at the Head Start facility in Southold on Saturday at 8 p.m. Performed by the Long Island Shakespeare Festival. No charge. Call 765-6235.


Celebrating the Saloon

Memoirist J.R. Moehringer will read from and sign his new book The Tender Bar — a look at his childhood with a single mother and a slew of Long Island bar regulars as surrogate fathers — at Bookhampton in East Hampton on Saturday at 8 p.m.

Stern on Stern

Short story writer Daniel Stern will read from Sheep Meadow Press' publication of A Book for Daniel Stern, a collection of essays by many writers who admire Stern's work, at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 6 p.m.

Kooser Reading

Two-time U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser will read selections of his latest work at the Parrish Art Museum on Saturday at 6 p.m. $20/$10 (members).

Poetry Readings

Paddy Noble and Graham Everett will read poems at the East Hampton Historical Society's Poetry Marathon on Sunday at 4 p.m. Free. Wine & cheese reception to follow.

Building Impulse

Author and NPR host Ashley Kahn will talk about and sign copies of his new book The House That Trane Built: The Story of Impulse Records, recounting the path of this unusual and fascinating company, at East End Books on Friday, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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