December 13, 2006
Deadline for submissions is Friday at noon. Fax them to 324-2351 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join some of the East End's most highly acclaimed fine art photographers for a lively discussion on the state of contemporary photography at Guild Hall in East Hampton at 7 p.m. Featuring Doug Kuntz, Gerry Giliberti, Ken Robbinss, Walter Schwab, Kathryn Szoka, Tom Steele and Anne Chwatsky. Moderated by Education director Janet Goleas. Admission free.
One Holiday Night
The Parrish Art Museum's 20-something extension, The Project, is hosting its first ever Holiday Party, One Holiday Night, at Silas Marder Gallery in Bridgehampton from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The gallery's Fall Show is on view through Sunday. R.S.V.P. at 283-2118 ext. 49.
Authors Round Table
Author Tracy Hotchner will read from and sign copies of her book, The Dog Bible, as part of the Authors Round Table Series at Alison restaurant in Bridgehampton at 7 p.m. Get three courses, a signed copy of the book & a "doggie bag" for $48 pp (not including tax, tip & liquor). Call 537-7100 to make a reservation.
The New Collector
Spanierman Gallery in East Hampton is opening "Art for the New Collector V," an exhibition and sale of vintage, modern and contemporary paintings, watercolors, drawings and sculptures from the 1860s to the present. The works range in price from $1000 to $15,000. On view through January 21, 2007. Also on view is "American Paintings, 1850-1965," through January 13, 2007.
Get an early start on weekend revelries with Bob Barta & Friends at Eastenders Coffee House in Riverhead from 8 to 11 p.m. Tomorrow, electric Texas blues band, Bobby Sexton and Highway 49, will play from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.; an open mic till 11 will complete the night. On Saturday, Miles to Dayton will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. Bruce "MacDaddy" MacDonald is back by popular demand on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m.; followed by a drumming circle till 6. Cap the night off with an independent film (shown on the third Sunday of every month) at 7 p.m.
Singing in Montauk
Unleash that inner star on karaoke night every Thursday with Jim & Nanci and Kenny, the singing bartender, at Gurney's Inn in Montauk. No cover; drink specials. Then dance those nights away with DJ Des and Linda on Friday and Saturday. No cover/21 & over.
Tune into CoCo
Get cuddly at CoCo restaurant (in the Maidstone Arms, East Hampton) with pianist Jane Hastay and bassist Peter Martin Weiss every Friday from 7 to 11 p.m. Jazz standards by Gershwin, Ellington and Porter are just a few of the tunes they play.
Today is the last day of the group photography show at East Hampton Town Hall by the Artists Alliance of East Hampton. The art is for sale through the Alliance.
Talkback with Wallach
The Picture Show at Bay Street Theatre will screen The Misfits at 8 p.m. Eli Wallach, who starred in the flick, will talk afterwards. Hosted by Jeffrey Lyons. $20 pp. Call the box office for tickets at 725-9500. (Learn more about Wallach on Page B-1.)
Jim Turner will play live acoustic and electric blues & more at Estia Cantina in Amagansett at 7 p.m. Call 267-6320 for more info.
Your hips won't lie to the music of Mambo Loco at The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett at 10 p.m. Tickets: $10. Tomorrow night, Thom Birch will perform at 8 p.m.; $10; followed by The Lone Sharks and the Blaggards at 10 p.m.; $10.
Guild Hall's own Deb Craven is exhibiting "Hamptonscapes," a series of landscape photographs of the East End, at Romany Kramoris Gallery in Sag Harbor. An opening reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Call 725-2499 for more information.
Claudia Lebenthal and Daniel Stark will sign copies of their new book, Stoked: The Evolution of Action Sports, a stunning visual history of the words most exciting sports, at H Groome, 9 Main Street, Southampton, from 1 to 4 p.m. A special holiday celebration to toast the authors and friends will follow from 5 to 8 p.m.
Bacall & Lumet
The Picture Show at Bay Street Theatre presents Lauren Bacall and Sidney Lumet in a conversation hosted by Jeffrey Lyons after the screening of Murder On The Orient Express at 8 p.m. Bacall starred in the Lumet film. $50 pp. Call the box office for tickets at 725-9500.
Meet author Dennis Watlington who will read from and sign copies of his new book, Chasing America: A Memoir, at East End Books in East Hampton from 6 to 7 p.m.
Pottery Sale To End
Today is the last day of the Holiday Pottery Sale made by potters of the Clay Art Guild of the Hamptons at Celadon Gallery in Water Mill. Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 726-2547.
• The Parrish Art Museum's exhibition, "Roy Lichtenstein: American Indian Encounters" is on view through December 31.
• The Southampton Artists Association has a Holiday Gift Show of fine arts and crafts at the Levitas Gallery in the Southampton Cultural Center through December 22. Open daily, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday & Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 283-2686.
• Guild Hall in East Hampton is waiving museum admission fees to its exhibit "Our Town: Fritz Leddy Photographs," featuring 100 photos by Francis D. (Fritz) Leddy. 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. Call 324-0806.