September 13, 2006
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Cigar Bar in Sag Harbor offers Alternatives every Wednesday, with a DJ spinning favorites from the 80s and 90s and live performances by the fabulous Miss Chou-Chou.
Giggle at Gurneys
Get ready to laugh every Wednesday at 9 p.m. with a New York City comedian at Gurney's Inn in Montauk.
Barta & Buddies
Bob Barta and friends will play at EastEnders Coffee House in Riverhead, from 8 to 11 p.m.
Sing off key (or, if you can, on key) on karaoke night at Gurney's Inn with Jim & Nanci and Kenny, the singing bartender. No cover; drink specials.
Gerrit Performs & Hosts
Featured performer Gerrit will perform at EastEnders Coffee House, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. An open mic for musicians and poets hosted by Gerrit will follow 'til 11 p.m.
Start the weekend off right with the Brazilian rhythms of Escola de Samba Boom and their "illegitimate children," Bastards of Boom, at Guild Hall at 8 p.m. The night will also include a performance by Nation Beat. Tickets: $20 / $18 members. Call 324-4050.
"The Decisive Moment," a juried photography show featuring the work of Henri Cartier-Bresson, will commence with an opening reception at the East End Arts Council gallery in Riverhead, from 5 to 8 p.m. Guest jurors David Gamble and Barbara Ellen Koch will be present. There will also be a performance by students of the EEAC. Call 727-0900. On view through October 20.
Cannillo & Friends
Rob Cannillo and Friends will play at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett at 8 p.m. Tickets: $15. The Nancy Atlas Project will follow at 10:30; $15.
The Tool as Art
The Southampton Historical Museum will hold an opening reception, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., for "The Art of Antique Tools: Beauty of Utilitarian Objects," from the collection of Robert & Elizabeth DeBarto Skinner. The reception is free for members, and $4 for non-members. Refreshments will be served. Call 283-2494 for reservations.
The Hampton Bays Library and Rogers Memorial Library will offer a bus trip to The New York Philharmonic to see a
2 p.m. matinee performance by this world-renowned orchestra conducted by Lorin Maazel with soloist Itzhak Perlman. Tickets: $115 includes bus and 2nd tier orchestra seats. Boarding bus at 9:30 a.m. Returns immediately after performance. Call 728-6241.
Gershwin, Jobim and More
Pianist Jane Hastay and bassist Peter Martin Weiss appear every Friday from 7 to 11 p.m. at Co Co's Restaurant in the Maidstone Arms playing romantic ballads, bossa novas and more.
Friday is an All-Night Dance Party at Cigar Bar, with a DJ spinning the latest dance and hip hop tunes.
DJs at Gurney's
Dance with DJs Des and Linda every Friday and Saturday night at Gurney's Inn in Montauk.
Chrysalis Gallery in Southampton will have an opening, from 5 to 8 p.m., for "Creative Variations," a group show featuring work by Daniel Pollera, Iris Kelmanson, Sonia Grineva & Ted Jeremenko. On view through October 14.
A Night of 'Fine Romance'
Performing renditions of works that highlight the romanticism of a great American songwriter, KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler will present "A Fine Romance: The Dorothy Field Songbook" at Guild Hall, at 8 p.m. Tickets: $45/$40 members, non members. Call 324-4050.
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. These shows will run through September.
Pound for Pound
Comedienne Paula Poundstone tells it like it is. And makes it funny. Her on-the-spot humor and sharp wit will command the stage at The Bay Street Theatre at 8 p.m. Tickets: $48. Call 725-9500.
An open studio show on Neck Path in East Hampton will feature paintings and sculptures by Stephen Loschen, Bill Kiriazis, Peter Esposito and Thomas LaGrassa. An artist's reception will be held tonight, from 5 to 9 p.m. On view through October 1. Call 335-1315.
The Crazy Monkey Gallery in Amagansett will host an opening reception, from 5 to 7 p.m., for Barbara Groot, who won the gallery's 2005 Art Competition. Also on view is "The Returning Members Showcase," featuring the work of more than 10 artists. Call 267-3627.
A Couple's Legacy
The expressive brush strokes of Henry Prellwitz's landscape paintings and the skilled, allegorical portrait works of his wife Edith will be on view at the Spanierman Gallery in East Hampton. An opening reception for "Edith and Henry Prellwitz: A Long Island Legacy" will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit will continue through October 30.
Then & Now
Go back in time and overseas with Chris Foster's photographic exhibit "Then & Now" at Bravura Art and Objects in Southampton. Foster's photos stretch from the '60s in London to present day on the South Fork. The show will be on view through October 10.
Beard at Vered
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.
A collection of West Village artist Kelli Bickman's work will be on view at One Ocean Yoga in Bridgehampton in the exhibit "New Beginnings," opening today with a reception, from 5 to 8 p.m. Her work is influenced by her time spent in India where she lived and painted in a Tibetan Buddhist nunnery. A full moon closing ceremony will be held October 8 at 8 p.m., with drumming, chanting and meditation.
Tony Brandt will read from The Tragic History of the Sea: Shipwrecks from the Bible to Titanic at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor, at 6 p.m.
Influenced by everyone from Otis Redding to Bob Marley, Brooklynite Winston Irie will bring his reggae talent to the Talkhouse at 10:30 p.m. Tickets: $10.
British soul man James Hunter will perform R&B and Soul at the West-hampton Beach Performing Arts Center tonight at 8 p.m. Tickets: $60, $45, and $30. Call 288-1500.
Singing the Montauk Blues
Every Saturday local politician Jay Schneiderman and his band Jayakari will play their local version of the Montauk Blues at 668 The Gigshack, from 6 to 10 p.m. Food, wine & beer (39 varieties) available.
Listen and sing to the best of the Beatles on Beatles Night at EastEnders Coffee House, from 8 to 11 p.m.
The Southold Indian Museum presents it special summer exhibit "People of the Far North," at 2:30 p.m.
Today is the last chance to view the paintings and sculptures of more than 20 artists — including Trish Franey, Eileen Hickey-Hulm and Lisa Weston — at Ashawagh Hall in Springs, as the exhibit comes to a close.
Let loose on Maniac Mondays at Cigar Bar with Blueberry mojitos and passionfruit margaritas.
Industry Tuesdays at Cigar Bar involves half-priced drinks for all in the hospitality business.