Source: The Independent

Coming Attractions

by Carey London

July 12, 2006

Deadline for submissions is Friday at noon. Fax them to 324-2351 or e-mail to


Scope Hamptons Is Back

The Scope Hamptons 2006 art fair kicks off Thursday at East Hampton Studios with a collector sneak preview benefit for The Retreat and silent auction, from 5 to 9 p.m. The art fair will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Sunday. Scope Hamptons will feature 60 of the best emerging and established international galleries. For more details on Scope events or for tickets, call 212-268-1522.

Made In America

The Crazy Monkey Gallery in Amagansett will host an opening reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. for the exhibit “Made in America,” featuring artwork by over 20 artists. Call 267-3627.

Sculpture Park Opens

The Ark Project sculpture park in Bridgehampton will have its public opening this weekend, with large-scale contemporary sculptures set in meadows, on rolling hills and in the main courtyard. On Friday, The Artist Alliance of East Hampton’s annual Studio Tour BBQ will be held on the site.

Glued To Nudes

“Nudes” an exhibit featuring artwork by Ben Stahl and Bob Markell will be on view at the Wallace Gallery in East Hampton through July 27.

Designer Showhouse

Tour a 18,000 square foot arts and craft house and see the work of 24 designers and four decorative artists at the “Hampton Designer Showhouse” in Bridgehampton on Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. $30/no tickets sold after 4:30 p.m. The showhouse will be on view through August 27. Call 745-0004.

Auctioning Off Local Art

The 19th Annual Art Auction in the Garden featuring famous East End artists will take place at the Queen of the Rosary Church in Bridgehampton on Saturday at 6 p.m. Auction will be at 7:30 p.m., with wine and hors d’oeurvres.

Major Works At Vered

Vered Gallery in East Hampton is exhibiting “Major Works of the 20th Century,” showcasing artwork by Avery, Matisse, Pollock, Renoir, Mapplethorpe, Picasso, and Chagall, to name a few. The exhibit runs through July 28.

Enrst Over Time

The Spanierman Gallery in East Hampton is running three exhibits: “Jimmy Ernst Five Decades of Paintings and Works on Paper,” “Pamela Sztybel: Lost Ponds, Hidden Rivers,” both through July 31, and “Art for the New Collector V,” on view through September 1.


Miller Performs

Comedian Dennis Miller will take the stage at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. $150/$125/$100.


Guest Speakers

Guild Hall in East Hampton will screen All That Jazz, featuring speakers Roy Scheider and Tony Walton tomorrow at 8 p.m. $20/$18 (members). The film tells the life story of director/choreographer Bob Fosse. Also, on Saturday, at 5 p.m., director and producer Peter Rosen will introduce his 2005 film Who Gets to Call it Art?, a look at the 1960s New York art world seen through the eyes of curator Henry Geldzahler. Call 324-4050.

Man’s Best Friend

The WHBPAC will screen the Argentinean film El Perro, a story about a man and a purebred Argentine Dogo that seems to possess the power to influence human behavior, next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. $10/$7 for students & seniors/$3 for members. Spanish/English subtitles.

Baumbach’s Memoir

The Parrish Art Museum in South-ampton will screen Noah Baumbach’s Oscar-nominated film The Squid and the Whale, which recounts the writer/director’s own childhood experiences with his parents’ divorce, next Monday at 8 p.m. $8/$5 for members.


Garfunkel Solo

Art Garfunkel will perform standards and styled selections from his 11 solo albums at the WHBPAC on Sunday at 8 p.m. $145/$120/$100. Call 288-1500.

Classical Concert

Performers of Pianofest in the Hamptons will hold a concert at the John Drew Theater of Guild Hall on Monday at 5 p.m. $10/Students are free. Call 329-9115.

Knockout Performance

The Parrish Art Museum presents K-N-O-C-K-O-U-T on Friday at 7 p.m. The musical evening is conceived by internationally acclaimed video artist Doug Aitken for his ‘sonic’ table, a percussion instrument designed by the artist and played by the Los Angeles-based group Street Drum Corps. The event kicks off a series of performances and talks by contemporary artists. Free.


Studying The Human Condition

A staged reading of four one-act plays on the human condition that explore love, hate and everything in between, will be performed at Guild Hall on Friday at 8 p.m. $20/$18 (members). On Saturday, at 7:30 p.m., Leftover Stories To Tell, a tribute to Spalding Gray, will feature readings of journal excerpts, poems and monologues by the late author. Actors Richard Gere, Anne Jackson, Eli Wallach, Carey Lowell, Ain Gordon, Hazelle Goodman and Jonathan Ames will perform. $50/$45 (members). On Sunday, two one act plays: The Pushcart Peddlers & Regret will be performed at 8 p.m. $20/$18. Call 324-4050.


New Beatles Photos

Photographer Paul Saltzman will have a book signing and an opening exhibit of photographs from his limited edition book The Beatles in India at East End Books in East Hampton on Saturday, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Poetic Endurance

A poetry marathon will be held at the Marine Museum in Amagansett on Sundays at 4 p.m. This week Fran Castan and Anne Sager will read. Free admission followed by a wine and cheese reception. Call 324-6850.

Three Readings

Author Gael Greene will discuss her memoir Insatiable at Bookhampton in East Hampton on Saturday at 5 p.m. On the same day, at the store’s Southampton location, Roger Rosenblatt will read from his new novel Lapham Rising at 5:30 p.m. And at Bookhampton in Sag Harbor, Toby Young will talk about his new memoir The Sound of No Hands Clapping at 6:30 p.m.

Macho Men

Fred Gardaphe will read from his book From Wiseguys to Wise Men: The Gangster and Italian American Masculinities on Saturday at 6 p.m.