August 16, 2006
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Inspired by Nature
Ralph Carpentier's landscape paintings are on view at the Pamela Williams Gallery in Amagansett. An opening reception will be held for the artist on Saturday, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Artists Audrey Lee and Dave O will be exhibiting mixed media works at the Gallery Merz in Sag Harbor, commencing with an opening reception on Saturday, from 5 to 7 p.m. The show will continue through September 10. Call 725-2803.
Fashion and Fine Art
Fine art and fashion photographer Laurent Elie Badessi is featured in a solo exhibition at Karin Sanders Fine Art in Sag Harbor through August 31. The show features photos from the SKIN series and Charles Jourdan fashion photography. Call 899-3430.
Artists Rae Lapides, Diane Giardi and Marsha Lipsitz will have their ceramic sculptures featured at Celadon, a clay art gallery in Water Mill. An artists' reception will be held on Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 726-2547.
An opening reception for Brian Farrell will be held at RVS Gallery in South-ampton on Saturday, from 6 to 9 p.m. Farrell's surrealist works & mixed media on wood will be on view through August 31.
Local artists Hap Bowditch, Janet Culbertson, Bob Markell and Hector deCordova are exhibiting their work in a show entitled "Ahoy Greenport," at the deCordova Studio and Gallery in Greenport. The show will run through September 5. Call 477-0620.
Photographer Katherine C. H. Epstein will have 20 new photos of orchids on display at the Sag Harbor Florist starting Friday. An opening reception for Epstein will be held Saturday, from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will run through September 18.
Secrets of the Scarf
Accessory designer and former Roberto Cavalli model Bernie Rohe will present her luxurious scarves, wraps and special items from her jewelry collection at East End Books in East Hampton on Friday and Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visitors can learn the secrets of the many ways to wear a scarf. Also, Joanna McCarthy's photographs "Am I Blue?" are on view through September 6.
Peyton & Warhol
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. Both will be on view through October 22.
Olive Reich's watercolors are on view at the UBS Financial Offices in Shelter Island through September 14. An opening reception will be held on Friday, from 4 to 6 p.m. Call 287-5807.
The Spanierman Gallery in East Hampton is exhibiting the work of the late Betty Parsons in "A Painting Retrospective." The show will run through September 11. Also, "Art for the New Collector V" will be on view through September 1.
Out of Africa
Vered Gallery in East Hampton is showcasing 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.
The exhibit "Travel: Works by Burt Young and Lana Santorelli" at The Jade Nectar Gallery East in Southampton will come to a close on Friday.
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.
Quinn's Quick Quips
The gruff and blunt Colin Quinn will take the stage once again at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor next Monday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $48. Call 725-9500.
Guild Hall will screen The Candidate tomorrow at 8 p.m. Actor Peter Boyle, who played political consultant Marvin Lucas in the film, will give an introduction and participate in a Q&A. $20/$18 (members). Call 324-4050.
The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center will be screening Only Human tonight at 7:30 p.m. This romantic comedy tells the story of a Palestinian professor who meets his Jewish girlfriend's family. A screening of Mongolian Ping Pong will be held next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. The film is a gentle, coming-of-age comedy about three young boys in the remote grasslands of Mongolia. Each film costs $10 (adults)/$7 (students/seniors)/$3 (members).
Movies Under the Stars
The Bay Street Theatre and the Children's Museum of the East End will screen Fantasia at CMEE's Arlene & Alan Alda Amphitheater on Friday at 8:30 p.m. Next Tuesday, Caddyshack will be screened at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for each movie.
Reality vs. Insanity
The Parrish Art Museum will screen Proof next Monday at 8 p.m. The film focuses on the daughter of a brilliant but mentally unstable mathematician, as she tries to decipher between reality and insanity after his death. $8/$5 (members).
The Spanish Harlem Orchestra, a 13-member ensemble, will perform salsa favorites at the WHBPAC on Friday at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $65/$50/$35. On Saturday at 8:30 p.m., members of the New York City Opera will give a sneak preview of the company's 2006-07 New York season with highlights of favorite works. $100 (w/pre-show cocktail reception)/$85/$60. Then on Sunday, Bobby Vinton, the "pop hit wonder," will take the stage at 8 p.m. $125/$100/$80. Call 288-1500.
Cincotti in Concert
Peter Cincotti, a 22-year-old singer and pianist, will serve up a twist on classic, pop and jazz standards at Guild Hall in East Hampton on Saturday at 8 p.m. A reception in the garden will follow the performance. Tickets are $65/$63 (members).
Veteran of the Blues
The Sam Taylor Blues Band is scheduled to perform at the Jamesport Vineyard in Jamesport on Saturday at 6 p.m. as part of the Wine Press Concert Series. Rain or shine. Bring chairs or blankets. Picnic dinners are welcome; no outside alcohol permitted. $15 (adults)/children under 12, free. Call 727-0900.
Opera on the North Fork
Opera of the Hamptons presents Pietro Mascagni's opera Cavalleria Rusticana and the Songs of Italy at the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall in Riverhead on Saturday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $45 (pre-sale)/$55 (priority)/$55 (at the door). Call 728-8804.
The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival presents Music Masters II, featuring work by Mahler, Terry Riley and Brahms, at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church tonight at 7:30 p.m. Music Masters III, with works by Suk, Mozart, Eric Ewazen and Dvorak will be performed at the St. Andrew's Dune Church in Southampton on Friday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church at 6:30 p.m. On Saturday, a family concert featuring Cyro Baptista and His World of Percussion, will be held at the Children's Museum of the East End at 5 p.m. Call 537-6368 to purchase tickets. Prices vary according to seat location.
Golden Musical Moments
Mercedes Reuhl will direct a staged play reading of Greg Owens' The Life and Times of Tulsa Lovechild at Guild Hall on Friday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20/$18 (members). On Sunday at 7:30 p.m., Guild Hall will present its American Musical Theatre Salutes! Series with The Gershwins in Hollywood: Golden Musical Moments on the Silver Screen. $50/$45 (members).
Author Kelly Killoren Bensimon will sign copies of her new book The Bikini Book, an authoritative volume on the bikini with iconic images from its history, at East End Books on Saturday, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Meet the Authors
Author Mark Green will read from his new book Losing Our Democracy at Bookhampton in East Hampton on Friday at 8 p.m. On Saturday, at the same location, Ken Robbins will read from his book 100 Views of The Hamptons, at 7:30 p.m.