Gurney's Inn
August 09, 2006

Coming Attractions

Deadline for submissions is Friday at noon. Fax them to 324-2351 or e-mail to


American Works

The Wallace Gallery in East Hampton is running two exhibits: Gallery One features "Important American Paintings from 1870 to 1930," with artists Moran, Sword, Hassam and McCord. Gallery Two features "American Impressionists, Early 20th Century." Call 329-4516.

Exhibit Extended

The Spanierman Gallery in East Hampton will have an opening reception honoring the works of Betty Parsons in an exhibit titled, "A Painting Retrospective," on Friday, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will run through September 11. Also, "Art for the New Collector V" will be on view through September 1.

New Gallery

The premiere of The Summer Gallery on Madison Street in Sag Harbor has commenced with its first exhibit featuring 14 contemporary European and American photographers.

Luau Party

Bring your grass skirt to The Crazy Monkey Gallery's summer luau party, starting tomorrow and ending August 27th! An opening reception for a new exhibit featuring artwork by more than 20 artists will take place Saturday, from 5 to 7 p.m. Call 267-3627 for more info.

Guild's New Exhibits

Guild Hall has two new exhibits debuting this month: Artist Elizabeth Peyton's etchings, monotypes and woodcuts, and the first Andy Warhol survey exhibition on Long Island, which will have guest curator John Smith on hand to discuss the display. A free reception for both exhibits will be held Saturday, from 3 to 5 p.m. Both will be on view through October 22.

Out of Africa

Vered Gallery in East Hampton is exhibiting a small collection of Peter Beard's evocations of Africa. Beard is respected worldwide for his often savage photographs with collage paint and blood of African wildlife, building awareness of its 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.

Am I Blue?

Photographer Joanna McCarthy will have an opening reception for her new exhibit of color photos entitled "Am I Blue?" — focusing on people, nature & landscapes — at East End Books in East Hampton on Saturday, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will continue through September 6.

Where Color Reigns

Argentine painter Martin Reyna will return to Boltax.Gallery on North Ferry Road on Shelter Island with a reception for the artist on Saturday, from 5 to 8 p.m. On view till August 29, the exhibit features a series of abstract and representational tree landscapes "where color is king."

Feathers & Flowers

The Drawing Room gallery in East Hampton will host an opening reception for artist Jean Pagliuso and her exhibit "The Poultry Suite" on Saturday, from 5 to 7 p.m. Also on view is "The Garden on Paper," an exhibit featuring historical garden plans and vintage horticultural photographs and photomicrographs. Both exhibits will run through September 18. Call 324-5016.

Four Artists

The Winter Tree Gallery in Sag Harbor will host an opening reception for its exhibit featuring work by Barbara Hadden, Curt Hoppe, Terry Lewis and Cuca Romley on Saturday, from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will run through September 5.

Works on Paper

Sylvester & Co. at Home in Amagansett presents "Works on Paper," featuring the artwork of Eric Buechel. An opening reception for Buechel will be held Saturday, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit will be on view till September 12. Call 267-9777.

Canine Collaboration

Artist Thomas Nuzum's powerfully colored and textured acrylic series "starring" his dogs is on view at the Ezair Gallery in Southampton through August 31. Call 204-0442.

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 new painter Melissa Franklin.

Artists Talk

The Artists Alliance of East Hampton will host the second session of its two-part program entitled "Artist in Collaboration" at the Parrish Art Museum tomorrow at 6 p.m. Visual artists will discuss their collaborative projects with poets and playwrights.


Hairy Men in Tutus

An all male comedy ballet troupe, Les Ballets Grandiva, will pirouette into the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday at 8 p.m. This team of 19 men in tutus combines the beauty of ballet with classic and contemporary choreography. $70/$55/$40. Call 288-1500.


Last Wish

Mercedes Ruehl will be a guest speaker at Guild Hall's screening of For Roseanna, in which Ruehl stars, tomorrow at 8 p.m. This bittersweet comedy is about a man trying to honor the last wish of his beloved wife by keeping an entire city alive. $20 (non-members)/$18 (members).

When Cultures Collide

The WHBPAC will be screening Only Human next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. This romantic comedy is about a Palestinian professor who meets his Jewish girlfriend's family. $10 (adults)/$7 (students/seniors)/$3 (members).

Picture Show

The Bay Street Theatre will screen Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory as part of its Friday Family Favorites on Friday at 8:30 p.m. For its Tuesday Classics, Bay Street will screen The Birds next Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for each screening.

Lives Interlocking

The Parrish Art Museum will screen Me, You, and Everyone We Know next Monday at 8 p.m. This quirky film follows the odd and often sad lives of several people whose lives overlap and interlock with each other. $8 (non-members)/$5 (members).


Loving Lovett

Music star Lyle Lovett and His Large Band in Concert will perform at the WHBPAC on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. $200/$150/$125. Call 288-1500.

Romantic Evening

Jerry Cardone and the Danny Vincent Orchestra will play a musical tribute to Frank Sinatra at the Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue on Saturday at 6 p.m. Held rain or shine under a tent. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the East End Arts Council or at the gate. Bring lawn chairs or blankets; picnics are welcome, but outside alcohol is not.

Chamber Music Continues

The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival continues with the WM. Brian Little Concert featuring Vivaldi in the Channing Sculpture Garden on Friday at 7 p.m. On Sunday, Music Masters I presents a concert featuring work by Dohnanyi, Lou Harrison, Michael Torke and Mozart, at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church at 6:30 p.m.


Goddess of the Underworld

A production of Robert Wilson's Persephone will be presented at Guild Hall on Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Through sound, movement and visual images, the performance recreates the legend of Persephone, Greek Goddess of the Underworld. $55 (non-members)/$50 (GH members). Call 324-4050.

Darwin in Malibu

The Bay Street Theatre presents Darwin in Malibu next Tuesday at 8 p.m. The place is Malibu. The time is now. Charles Darwin is relaxing on a deck chair overlooking the Pacific . . . suddenly he's joined by two unlikely contemporaries, and the debate over evolution continues in this new comedy. The show will run through September 3. $45. Call 725- 9500.

Classic Musical

A production of Fiddler on the Roof will be performed at the North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck today through Saturday at 8 p.m. and on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. $15. Call 298-NFCT.

Buddha's Life

Evan Brenner will present a dramatic first-person telling of the life of the Buddha assembled from the original texts entitled Buddha, Triumph and Tragedy of the Great Sage at the Christ Episcopal Church in Sag Harbor next Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. and next Saturday at 8 p.m. Written & performed by Brenner. $8. Call (212) 925-9376.


The Good Fight

Author Peter Beinhart will talk about and sign copies of his new book The Good Fight: Why Liberals and Only Liberals Can Win the War on Terror and Make America Great Again at East End Books on Friday, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Final Reading

The final reading in the Poetry Marathon at the Marine Museum in Amagansett will feature poets Siv Cedering and Dava Sobel on Sunday at 4 p.m. Free. Wine & cheese reception to follow.

Too Darn Hot

Novelist Sandra Scoppettone will read from her latest, Too Darn Hot, at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor on Saturday at

6 p.m.

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