October 11, 2006
Deadline for submissions is Friday at noon. Fax them to 324-2351 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Thursdays, wannabe singers can exercise those vocal chords on karaoke night with Jim & Nanci and Kenny, the singing bartender, at Gurney's Inn in Montauk. No cover; drink specials. Then dance with DJ Des and Linda on Friday and Saturday nights. No cover/21 & over.
The Vail-Leavitt Music Hall will celebrate its 125th anniversary with fun and live entertainment, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets: $15. All proceeds to benefit the expansion of the music hall.
The Hampton Theatre Company will present the Broadway hit The Tale of the Allergist's Wife by Charles Busch at the Quogue Community Hall, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and on Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets: $20 adults / $18 seniors (on Thursdays, Fridays & Sundays) / $10 students under 21. Show will run through October 29. Call 653-8955.
Bob Barta & Friends will jam with various musicians at Eastenders Coffee House in Riverhead, from 8 to 11 p.m. Scott Tweedie will share his soulful voice and musical talent on Friday, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Open mic will run from 8:30 to 11 p.m.. Admission: $5. On Saturday, Blue Road 8 will play at 11 p.m.
Starlight Tyler & Company play soul music featuring Jon Finney & Brian LeClerc, every Thursday at Tom McBrien's in Hampton Bays, from 7 to 10 p.m.
Bringing Eudora to Life
Catch the World Premier of Eudora by Jan Buckaloo at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor tonight and tomorrow at 8 p.m. This one person show, starring Sloane Shelton as Eudora Welty, and directed by Austin Pendleton was written in the theatre's Playwright's Workshop. Welty wrote novels and short stories set almost exclusively in the rural American South. She is noted for her subtle recreations of regional speech and thought patterns. Tickets: $30. Call 725-9500.
Long Lost Loves
The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center will screen Changing Times (French w/English subtitles) at 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday at 1 and 4 p.m. Set in the city of Tangiers, the film is about rekindling old loves and the struggles associated with the past and loss of a romantic ideal. Tickets: $10 adults / $7 for students & seniors / $3 for members. Call 288-1500.
Presenting its first annual Abstract & Surreal Art Show, the Southampton Artists Association is showcasing works in oil, acrylic, watercolor and mixed media at the Southampton Cultural Center today and through the weekend, from 12 to 4 p.m. The artists are also available to paint a commission. Call 283-2686 for more info.
Skipping a Beat
The Parrish Art Museum will screen Beat That My Heart Skipped at 7 p.m. This modern remake of James Toback's 1978 film focuses on Tom, the son of a concert pianist and a gangster, as he moves between each lifestyle, from doing work for his gangster father to tickling the ivories like his mother. Tickets: $5 members / $8 non-members.
Art Wine Auction
The Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum will hold an Art Wine Auction, from 6 to 8 p.m. The auction, to benefit the museum, will feature works by local artists. Food will be provided by Cavaniola's Gourmet Cheese, and wines by Channing Daughters winery. Tickets: $20.
The Commitments will play at The Stephen Talkhouse at 8 p.m. Tix: $50. Buy a ticket for this show & stay for Naked Eyes for free at 11 p.m. Otherwise, the second show costs $25. On Saturday, Miles to Dayton will perform at 8 p.m.; $10 — followed by Little Head Thinks at 10:30; $10.
Pianist Jane Hastay and bassist Peter Martin Weiss appear every Friday, from 7 to 11 p.m. at CoCo's Restaurant in the Maidstone Arms in East Hampton. The couple performs songs by Gershwin, Ellington, Jobim and more.
Outside the Box
Lynn Sherr, an award winning correspondent with ABC News since 1977, most notably with "20/20," will discuss her new memoir, Outside The Box, at Bookhampton in East Hampton at 8 p.m.
A Touch of Neville
Multi-Grammy Award winner Aaron Neville and his Quintet, featuring Charles Neville, will perform at the WHBPAC at 8 p.m. In his new album Bring it on Home . . . The Soul Classics, Neville taps into his New Orleans background to put an original spin on classic soul hits such as "Stand by Me" and "When a Man Love A Woman." Tickets: $70, $55, $45. Call 288-1500.
Reading & Exhibit
Author Christopher Cerf will read from his new book Blackie The Horse Who Stood Still at East End Books in East Hampton. A reception for the author and artist Paige Peterson, whose original paintings are on display, will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Peterson's exhibition will run through October 26.
Crazy Monkey Reception
An opening reception for artists Joe Eschenberg and Sally Breen will be held at The Crazy Monkey Gallery in Amagansett, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit will also feature work by Rolande Cicurel, Lynn Matsuoka, Cory Barber, Jim Hayden, Jana Hayden, Lisa Kiss and Catherine Silver.
Pamela Williams Gallery Opening
An opening reception for Elwood Howell and Janet Jennings will be held at the Pamela Williams Gallery in Amagansett, from 5 to 7 p.m. The show runs through November 12.
The Benton Nyce Gallery in Greenport is featuring the work of seven contemporary artists whose work stems from or is inspired by folk art in the exhibit, "Folk Impressions." Show runs through November 19.
Rosa Hanna Scott has a photograph that was accepted in the East End Arts Riverhead juried show The Decisive Moment, which will run through October 20.
Gallery Merz's exhibition of works by artists Jennifer Cross and Tom Lulevitch will close today. The gallery is located in Sag Harbor.
Go to Resort
The Naked Stage presents its third production, a staged reading of Resort by Alison Solomon at Guild Hall at 7:30 p.m. This black comedy is set against the backdrop of a luxury vacation, the last place on Earth to relax and enjoy the rising tides. Free for members and non-members alike.
A Durham Retrospective
A 50-year retrospective on Bill Durham's paintings and works on paper will be on view in an opening exhibit at Ashawagh Hall in Springs, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit will include his political-social commentary from the 1960s, his abstracts from the 1970s-1990s, and the return to the imagery of his current work.
A Couple's Legacy
"Edith and Henry Prellwitz: A Long Island Legacy," featuring the expressive brush strokes of Henry's landscape paintings and the skilled, allegorical portrait works of his wife, Edith, will be on view at the Spanierman Gallery in East Hampton through October 30.