November 22, 2006
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Great Caesar's Ghost, the area's top jam band, will rock The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett at 8 p.m. with Allman/Dead inspired fare. Tix: $15. On Friday, Loudon Wainwright III performs at 8 p.m. Tix: $50 VIP / $35 Gen; The Nancy Atlas Project will follow at 10:30, $10. Thom Birch will go solo on Saturday at 8 p.m. Tix: $10.
In "Decembers Past & Present," the Southampton Historical Museum and Research Center explores the winter celebrations of the diverse cultures that make up the East End —highlighting the Shinnecock Nation and the Latino community, among other cultures in the area. It will run through January 6, 2007.
Wednesday is Ladies' Night at the Southampton Publick House from 9 to 11 p.m. Break out the dancing shoes for D.J. Lucienne every Saturday night, from 10 p.m. on.
Thursday is 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.
Spanierman Gallery in East Hampton is featuring "American Paintings, 1850-1965," through January 13, 2007. Also on view is "Long Island Abstraction: 1950s to the Present" through December 4.
Preview Cocktail Party
The Parrish Art Museum presents a Preview Cocktail Party from 5 to 8 p.m. to kick off a weekend of shopping. Benefactors, patrons and sponsors at the party will get a first look at the merchandise, silent auction finds and flea market bargains that shoppers will get to buy on Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to the general sale days is $5 / children under 18 years of age are free. Call 283-2118 for more info including prices on tickets to the party.
Angels in Africa
Photographer and author Beth O'Donnell will sign copies of her new book, Angels in Africa: Portraits of Seven Extraordinary Women, at a reception at East End Books in East Hampton, from 3 to 5 p.m.
Picture Show Special
The Picture Show at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor presents a screening of Alien at 8 p.m. On Saturday, Bladerunner will hit the big screen once again at 8 p.m. Stop by the American Hotel before the movie and enjoy a prix fixe dinner for $24.95. Your dinner price includes the movie and a small bucket of popcorn. Reservations are necessary & can be made by calling 725-3535.
Favorite Fat Cat
America's favorite fat feline comes to the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center for a live musical performance in A Garfield Christmas, for the whole family at 3 and 7 p.m. Tickets: orchestra, $45 adults / $20 (12 & under); balcony, $40 adults / $15 (12 & under). Call 288-1500.
Hastay & Weiss
Pianist Jane Hastay and bassist Peter Martin Weiss appear every Friday, from 7 to 11 p.m., at CoCo Restaurant in the Maidstone Arms in East Hampton. The couple performs jazz standards by Gershwin, Ellington, Porter and more.
Cook in Concert
Broadway musical sensation Barbara Cook will give a soprano performance at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m. Tickets: $120 / $100 / $85. Call 288-1500.
Color of Jazz
Photographer Pete Turner will sign copies of his new book, The Color of Jazz, at a reception at East End Books in East Hampton from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Also, Sherri Donghia will sign copies of her new book, Donghia: The Artistry of Luxury and Style, from 3 to 5 p.m.
Two Galleries, One Day
The deCordova Studio & Gallery and the Benton/Nyce Gallery, both in Greenport, will be exhibiting works by many local artists today.
The Winter Tree Gallery in Sag Harbor has extended its exhibits "Early Folks" by Noel Garingan, featuring 15 inch figures inspired by 19th century American country portraits and "American Sceneries" by Cuca Romley, featuring oil paintings & etchings, through December 31.
An exhibit featuring new works by Cynthia Knott and David Geiser at the Fireplace Project in Springs is closing today.
The Parrish Art Museum is exhibiting "Roy Lichtenstein: American Indian Encounters" through December 31.
Fritz Leddy & More
Guild Hall in East Hampton is featuring 100 photographs by Francis D. (Fritz) Leddy, who was Chief of the East Hampton Police Department from 1937 to 1968, in the exhibit "Our Town: Fritz Leddy photographs." Also on view is "Our Town Today: Contemporary Visions of East Hampton," featuring black and white and color prints by East End photographers. Both exhibits will be on view through January 7, 2007.