DISPATCH - APRIL 12, 2013 (4:45 p.m.)
EAST END OF LI, NY-
Lectures, artist poetry, gallery music and an creative-theme dinner join this weekend's list of new art exhibitions. Here's where to find art happenings on the East End of Long Island:
ILLE ARTS GALLERY - “Alex Markwith: Recent Work” has an opening reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The gallery is located at 216a Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.illearts.com
NEOTERIC FINE ART - "Neoteric Symposium III" will be presented on Thursday, April 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. The gallery is located 208 Montauk Hwy, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.neotericfineart.com.
ALMOND restaurant - Artist and Writers Dinner will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. "A Night of Stories" features writer and art critics Gabrielle Seltz and Erica-Lynn Huberty with author Steven Gaines. $40 in advance or $45 at the door. Includes a family-style dinner by Executive Chef Jason Weiner. RSVP recommended. 631-537-5665. Almond's is located at 1 Ocean Rd, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.almondrestaurant.com.
LAWRENCE FINE ART - “Rolph Scalett: Geometrics and Beyond” opens on Thursday (Apr 18). The exhibit includes abstractions and figurative work. The gallery is located at 37 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.lawrence-fine-arts.com
BRECKNOCK HALL - Workshop and Networking Event: "Creativity in the Workplace" will be held on Thursday, April 18, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Free. Facilitated by East End Arts Education Director Steve Watson and creative arts therapist, writer, and performer Jude Treder-Wolff. For details, visit www.eastendarts.org.
QUOGUE LIBRARY – Poetry Reading by exhibiting artist Rosalind Brenner takes place on Saturday at 3 p.m. Reservations are requested by calling 631-653-4224 ext. 4. Brenner's solo show "THE POETRY OF ART and THE ART OF POETRY" continues on view April 28. The gallery is located at 90 Quogue Street, Quogue, NY 11959. www.quoguelibrary.org
SARA NIGHTINGALE GALLERY - #blinddates/musiclab, a new improvisation music series, launches at the gallery on Thursday, April 18. The music will be live from 6 to 8 p.m. The inaguarual concert features artist and musician Dalton Portella on guitar and Ryan Messina. The gallery is located at 688 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY. 11976. www.saranightingale.com.
WATERMILL CENTER - “Dictaphone Group (Lebanon): Nothing to Declare” takes place on Friday, April 19, at 8 p.m. The artists-in-residence Dictaphone Group will perform a performance lecture dealing with the borders between Lebanon and neighboring Arab nations. Reservations are required. The gallery is located at 39 Watermill Towd Road, Watermill, NY 11976. www.watermillcenter.org
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