August 30, 2006
Deadline for submissions is Friday at noon. Fax them to 324-2351 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet landscape artist Richard Bruce, whose atmospheric paintings evoke the luminous color fields of Rothko and the scenery of the Hudson River Valley. The Karin Sanders Fine Art gallery in Sag Harbor will host an opening & reception for the artist on Saturday, from 6 to
8 p.m., featuring champagne and hors d'oeuvres. Call 899-3430.
Sag Harbor Florist on Bay Street is featuring a display of the photographs of Amagansett's Katherine C.H. Epstein entitled "Orchids." Ms. Epstein said she was "inspired by the mystical beauty of each orchid." Annie Lavinio, the store's proprietor, specializes in orchids. Call 725-1400.
There will be a reception Saturday at 4 p.m. at LTV studios on Industrial Road in Wainscott to celebrate the opening of a group show put together by Haim Mizrahi, featuring Alyse Koylan, P.P.L. Osewald, Joanlee Montefusco, Claudia Dunn, Alex Russo and Mark Wilson. Local percussionists will play African drums for the occasion. Call 329-0055 or 537-2777 for more info.
Sculptor Randall Rosenthal will give a slide presentation and talk about his work at Let's Talk Art, a program sponsored by the Artists Alliance of East Hampton today at 6:30 p.m. at Ashawagh Hall in Springs. The program will be preceded by a networking reception at
6 p.m. Free.
Peyton & Warhol
Guild Hall's two new exhibits, artist Elizabeth Peyton's etchings, monotypes and woodcuts and the first Andy Warhol survey exhibition on Long Island will be on view through October 22.
Parsons on View
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. A separate exhibit, "Art for the New Collector V," will be on view through September 1.
Vered Gallery in East Hampton is showcasing a small collection of Peter Beard's evocations of Africa. Also on view and for sale are masters of the past: works by Vuillard, Sisley, Picasso, Chagall and Dufy.
50 Years of American Art
The Wallace Gallery in East Hampton has two exhibits on view: Gallery One features "Important American Paintings from 1870 to 1930." Gallery Two features "American Impressionists, Early 20th Century." Call 329-4516.
David Brenner, one of America's most beloved comics, takes the stage at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Brenner is among of handful of stand-up comics who transformed the genre from the comic clubs to mainstream America with his current events-based conversational humor. The box office number is 288-1500; this show is for mature audiences only.
Comedian Dave Attell's caustic wit and rapid-fire delivery will command the stage at the Bay Street Theatre on Monday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $48.
On Thursday at 7:30 p.m., the WHBPAC will screen Water. The film is set in 1938 Colonial India, where an eight-year-old girl is widowed and sent to a home where Hindu widows must live in penitence. The young girl's feisty behavior deeply affects the other residents. Tickets are $10 / $7 / $3.
Guild Hall will screen The Angry Skies tonight at 7:30 p.m. The documentary follows Blake Kerr — an East Hampton based doctor, author and human rights activist — as he travels to Cambodia to uncover the truths behind the rise of the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s and its legacy that remains today. For mature audiences. $12 Non-members/$ 10 Members.
Comes Alive Again
One of the world's most respected rock guitarists brings the fire to the Westhampton Performing Arts Center Friday night for an exclusive East End engagement. Peter Frampton is one of a handful of artists in the world who can boast of having the best selling live album of all time: Frampton Comes Alive, with 18 million copies sold. Frampton, who has a much-anticipated new album called Fingerprints coming out later this month, is an electric live performer. His hits include "Baby I Love Your Way," "Do You Feel Like I do," and "Show Me The Way." Call 288-8519 for tickets.
All That Jazz
The most prestigious jazzman in the world takes the stage Friday night when the trumpeter Wynton Marsalis brings his quintet to Guild Hall in East Hampton for a sold-out performance. He was the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize in music in 1997.
Local lovely Mercedes Ruehl, and Tandy Cronan star in a staged reading of Murphy Guyer's Russian Romance, wherein a college professor gets first hand look at Gulag camps — or does he? At the John Drew Theater in Guild Hall in East Hampton. Call 324-4050.
Celebrating its 75th anniversary, Guild Hall will hold its season finale event: The Night of 75 Stars on Saturday at 8 p.m. The event will feature some big names including Joy Behar, Chevy Chase and Mercedes Ruehl, to name a few. A reception in the garden will follow the performances. Tickets are $200 VIP/ $65 Reserved Orchestra/ $60 Members.
Kelly Killoren-Bensimon, the author of the bestseller The Bikini Book, will be appearing Friday at 6:30 at East End Books on The Circle in East Hampton to sign copies. Critics have described her book as "sexy, scandalous, and drenched with style." For more information, call 324-8680.