By Alyssa Moudis
Wednesday Night Live
Ray Red and Mike Rusinsky host "Wednesday Night Live," a weekly open mic at MJ Dowling's in Sag Harbor from 8 to 11 PM. Performers include musicians, poets, comedians, and singers. Sign up starts at 7 PM. Performers get a free soft drink or tap beverage. Every Friday, it's karaoke beginning at 10 PM.
Singer-songwriter-performer-bandleader Inda Eaton will be taking the stage Thursday at 8 PM with a cover of $15. On Saturday at 10 PM The House Wreckers are performing with a cover of $10. Visit stephentalkhouse.com or call 631-267-3117 to purchase tickets early or for more info.
Townline has just announced the start of Karaoke Nights every Saturday from 8 PM to 12 AM with a special food and drink menu as guests sing their favorites. Come for free pool and pub quiz night at 7 PM every Thursday evening and come hear some "smokin' hot tunes" live alongside a happy hour menu every Friday from 5 to 8 PM. This week Mama Lee will be taking the stage live. Townline is open regularly from 11:30 AM until 9 or 10 PM Thursday through Monday. For more info call 631-537-2271 or visit the Townline BBQ Facebook page.
The Coast Grill
The East End Opry has found a new place to call home every Sunday evening at The Coast Grill in Noyack. The featured performer this Sunday is special returning guest musician Jim Turner. The evening's hosts will be Kylph Black, Fred Raimondo, and Randy Hudson and they will also conduct the opening music act at 6:30 PM. You can submit requests to the East End Opry to audition to play live at one of the shows or to become a member. Visit East End Opry's Facebook page for more details. Or call The Coast Grill to make a reservation at 631-283-2277 to enjoy the music during fine dining.
The tenth annual Cabin Fever music festival finishes up this weekend. On Friday at Doran's (Lantern Sound Recording Stage) in Hampton Bays at 9:30 PM artists Mick Hargreaves and Grand Theft Aloha, Kyle Horn, and Craig Whitney take the stage. Saturday at 9:30 PM come see bands Satchel Boogie and Necter perform at the Publick House in Southampton. And on Sunday watch The Tweekers, Black Leaf, The Shipwrecks, Felix, and more at Jimmy C's in Hampton Bays starting at 3 PM. You can follow the festival by following @CabinFeverMusic on their Twitter and Facebook pages. This year T-shirts celebrating their anniversary and the festival itself will be available.
Carlos Lama presents Brave Songs From The Departed, a concert of protest music paying tribute to the many musicians who passed away during the year 2016. Join in celebrating their legacy at Guild Hall in East Hampton on Tuesday at 7:30 PM. Admission is free, but reservations are required. Register at GuildHall.org or call 631-324-0806.
Writers Speak Wednesdays
Stony Brook Southampton MFA, with support from Harbor Books in Sag Harbor, has arranged a calendar of author readings and discussions. Wednesday, March 1, it's Omar Bah in conversation with Harriet Levin Millan. Bah, a former refugee and torture survivor from West Africa and author, and Millan, a poet and novelist who worked reuniting lost Sudanese children with their mothers, will be speaking at Radio Lounge on the second floor of Chancellor's Hall in Southampton. The reception begins at 6:30 PM and the readings and discussion will start at 7 PM. Visit stonybrook.edu/mfa or call 631-632-5028 to register or for any questions.
Shop Cook Eat New York
Author Susan Meisel will be giving a discussion and book signing at the Southampton Arts Center on Sunday at 1 PM. Books will be available for purchase. Miesel's book Shop Cook Eat New York discusses the best places to shop for food in Manhattan along with multiple favorite recipes. Visit southamptonartscenter.org for more info or call 631-283-0967.
Winter Talks at Madoo
The Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack presents the start of their winter 2017 Madoo Talks: House & Garden. The first lecture, "Redoute to Warhol: Bunny Mellon's Botanical Art," presented by Joanna Groarke, takes place Sunday at noon in their winter house studio. A reception will follow afterwards. Tickets are $20 for members, $25 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased by visiting madoo.org, emailing email@example.com, or calling 631-537-8200.
Dava Sobel, author of The Glass Universe, is coming to BookHampton in East Hampton for a discussion and book signing on Saturday at 5 PM. Her book speaks of women's little known large contributions to astronomy. Signed books are available for purchase if you cannot attend. To register or find more details visit BookHampton.com or call 631-324-4939.
Conversation on Creativity
Good Ground Yoga and East End Arts are hosting a Conversation on Creativity between the series creator, writer, and sculptor Jonathan Pearlman and artist Roxanne Panero on Saturday at 4 PM. The discussion will take place at Good Ground Yoga in Hampton Bays. Admission is free. Visit eastendarts.org or call 631-727-0900 for any questions.
Bay Street Comedy
Join the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor for another night of comedy this Saturday at 8 PM. Comedians include Richie Redding, Dave Sirus, and Marie Faustin. The show's host will be Joseph Vecsey. The show is sponsored in part by Forever Bungalows. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For more info or to purchase tickets visit baystreet.org or call the box office at 631-725-9500.
The Met Live
Guild Hall in East Hampton is holding a live showing of Mary Zimmerman's take of Dvorak's Rusalka. Kristine Opolais stars. The showing is on Saturday at 1 PM. The last call for tickets is two hours before curtain. Tickets are $22 for non-members, $20 for members, and $15 for students. To purchase tickets or for details visit GuildHall.org or call their box office at 631-324-4050.
Million Dollar Quartet
It's Johnny Cash's birthday! On Friday and Saturday at Riverhead's Suffolk Theater the official Broadway show about the night Cash met Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins in Memphis will be performed live. It features a multitude of hit musical numbers by each of the famed artists. Each night's performance starts at 8 PM. Admission will be $55 to $65. Doors, bar, and restaurant open at 6:30 PM both nights. For seating options and ticket purchasing call 631-727-4343 or visit SuffolkTheater.com.
Guild Hall, Kate Mueth, and The Neo-Political Young Cowgirls present "Young Cowgirls Make Waves" a theater workshop for girls ages eight to 12 that will be held Tuesdays, February 28 through May 2, from 4 to 5:30 PM at Guild Hall in East Hampton. Girls will explore contemporary issues through the creation of dance-theater pieces that will lead to an empowering performance open to the public on May 3. To register, call Jennifer Brondo at Guild Hall at 631-324-4051. The fee is $235 and $220 for GH members. See GuildHall.org for more details.
The Southampton Arts Center presents a screening on Friday at 7 PM of the documentary Eva Hesse. The documentary is biographical. Tickets for the film are $10. For more details visit southamptonartscenter.org or call 631-283-0967.
To Kill A Mockingbird
Guild Hall in East Hampton and the Hamptons International Film Festival present a screening of the film To Kill A Mockingbird hosted by Alec Baldwin Saturday at 7 PM. Baldwin and artistic director David Nugent will hold a discussion after the film. Tickets are $22, $20 for members. Last chance to purchase tickets is two hours prior to curtain. For ticket purchasing and questions visit GuildHall.org or call 631-324-4050.
The East Hampton Library continues its International Film Festival of 2017 with the film The Wondrous Boccaccio on Sunday at 2 PM. The subtitled Italian film was created by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani. In 14th century, black plague stricken Florence, 10 people have escaped to a country estate and spend their time telling stories. For more info and to register for a seat visit easthamptonlibrary.org or call the circulation desk at 631-324-0222.