DISPATCH - OCT 17, 2013
EAST END, NY-
North Fork, South Fork, Riverhead! Arts and culture abounds this weekend across the East End. A quick sampling includes the launch of a new film series, a classical music concert, cutting edge contemporary art meets historic objects and American Gothic manifests itself in paintings by contemporary artists. Here's the list of where to find new art shows and cultural happenings this weekend.
ILLE ARTS GALLERY - “Riptide” by Mimi Saltzman and “Urban Reprieves” by Maggie Tobin share an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The gallery is located at 216a Main St., Amagansett, NY 11930. www.illearts.com.
ALMOND RESTAURANT - “Artists and Writers Night” takes place on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The three course dinner is hosted by Janet Goleas, curator of The Moby Project. The cost is $40 and includes one glass of local wine or NYS craft beer. Reservations are required. Almond is located at 1 Ocean Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.almondrestaurant.com.
CLAY ART GUILD OF THE HAMPTONS - "An Autumn Potters Market" takes place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of Hamptons Archives, 2539-A Montauk Hwy, Bridgeahampton, NY 11932. Admission is free. www.hamptonsclayart.org
PETER MARCELLE GALLERY - The 9th Annual Birdhouse Auction takes place on Saturday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The auction benefits the Coalition of Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital and Lucia’s Angels. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. For information or to purchase tickets, call (631) 726-8715. The gallery is located at 2411 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.petermarcellecontemporary.com.
ALEX FERRONE PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY - “Lines” by Jim Sabiston and Alex Vignoli has a Gallery Talk on Sunday at 10 a.m. Admission is free. Reservations are required. The gallery is located at 25425 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY 11935. www.alexferrone.com.
HOTEL INDIGO EAST END - “Live on the Vine Winterfest Preview Show” takes place on Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. The six-week music festival runs through Mar. 16 at various vineyards, hotels and other venues across the East End. The Preview show features music by Anthony Pravata and Jon March. Hotel Indigo East End is located at 1830 West Main Street, Route 25, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.liwinterfest.com.
SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - “Back to the Future: Contemporary Artists Consider the Permanent Collection” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Nov. 23. Artists include Cara Barer, Rob Carter, Judith Condon, Elizabeth Duffy, Ketherine Frey, Susan Hoeltzel, Keith Long, Judy Richardson, Donna Sharrett, Karen Shaw and Andy Warhol. The exhibition is curated by Mary Lou Cohalan. The Suffolk County Historical Society is located at 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.schs-museum.org.
PECONIC LANDING - North Fork Premiere Indie Showcase – Film Screening of “Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy” on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at 631-477-BLUE or www.peconiclanding.ticketleap.com. The screening is the first film of three in the Indie Showcase. It is co-presented by Peconic Landing and East End Arts.
Peconic Landing is located at 1500 Brecknock Rd, Greenport, NY 11944. www.peconiclanding.org.
RICHARD J. DEMATO FINE ART - “Into the Wild” featuring Kevin Muente and Dan VanLandingham has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. Also on view are works by Dragan Bibin, Rick Garland, John Jude Palencar, and Wang Xiaobo. The gallery is located at 90 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.rjdgallery.com.
4 NORTH MAIN GALLERY – “The Wednesday Group Ventures West - Southampton NY” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Oct. 22. Participating artists include David Bollinger, Anna Franklin, Peter Gumpel, Jean Mahoney, Deb Palmer, Alyce Peifer, Gene Samuelson, Joyce Silver, Christine Chew Smith, Cynthia Sobel, Pam Vossen, and Dan Weidmann. The gallery is located at 4 North Main St, Southampton, NY 11968. www.4northmaingallery.com.
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PARRISH ART MUSEUM – “Salon Series: Performance by Liza Stepanova” takes place on Friday at 6 p.m. as a part of the museum’s new classical music series. The pianist’s program will include works by Liszt, Wagner, Debussy, Scarlatti, Mendelssohn, and Ligeti. Admission is $20, $10 for members. The museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
BASIC FACTS: The Art Round Up, a listing of new art openings and art events, is published weekly at HamptonsArtHub.com.