Art and culture continues to be strong on the East End with plenty of new art exhibitions to see, live music to hear and author readings to experience. Following is this week's list of where to find it all.
CRAZY MONKEY GALLERY - “Andrea McCafferty, Ellyn Tucker, and Bob Tucker” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 30. Also on view will be a group show featuring gallery member artists Daniel Schoenheimer, Jana Hayden, Jim Hayden, Barbara Bilotta, June Kaplan, Mark E. Zimmerman, Bobbie Braun, Lance Corey, Beth O’Donnell, Melissa Hin, Beth Barry, Bo Parsons and Richard Mothes. Crazy Monkey Gallery is located at 136 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.thecrazymonkeygallery.com.
ILLE ARTS GALLERY - “Keister Lee Levine” by Stever Keister, Jennie Jieun Lee, and Elizabeth Levine has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 24. Ille Arts Gallery is located at 216a Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.illearts.com.
BRIDGEHAMPTON MUSEUM - “Claus Hoie’s Greengrocer Series: Bountiful Harvest” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Oct. 15. Works on view include watercolors with fruit and vegetable themes. The Bridgehampton Museum is located at 2368 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY. www.bridgehamptonhistoricalsociety.org.
PIERRE’S RESTAURANT - “Solo Show by Dick Huebner” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 2. The photographer will show large-scale photographs of flowers and natural forms. Pierre’s Restaurant is located at 2468 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.pierresbridgehampton.com.
ASHAWAGH HALL – “East End Photographers Group Spring Exhibition” has an Closing Reception on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org. To view some of the photographs on view, click here.
BOOK HAMPTON - “Topography of Quiet” by Bastienne Schmidt has a reception and Book Signing on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. Book Hampton is located at 41 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.bookhampton.com.
THE MONTAUK LIBRARY - “Galileo’s Poetry & Shakespeare’s Astronomy: A Lecture by Dava Sobel” takes place on Sunday at 2:30 p.m.The event is free.The Montauk Library is located at 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954. www.montauklibrary.org.
QUOGUE LIBRARY GALLERY – “Cindy Patrick: East End Eden” has a reception and lecture on Saturday. The lecture, titled “Art in Your Pocket: Using the iPhone as a Creative Tool” begins at 1:30 p.m. followed by a reception from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Patrick uses her iPhone as a camera and the iPad as her editing tool for all of her photographic work. The exhibition remains on view through June 29. The Quogue Library Gallery is located at 90 Quogue Street, Quogue, NY 11959. www.quoguelibrary.org.
REMSENBURG ACADEMY - “Before & After Sandy” – Works by Ine Wijtvliet has an Opening Reception on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 22. The exhibition features uplifting abstract paintings reacting to Superstorm Sandy and its aftermath.
The Opening Reception includes live music by 2EZ with Christina and Frankie Z. The Remsenburg Academy is located at 130 South Country Road, Remsenburg, NY 11960. www.remsenburgassociation.com.
RELATED: "'Before & After Sandy' – Abstract Paintings by Ine Wijtvliet at The Remsenburg Academy" published June 2, 2014.
VAIL-LEAVITT MUSIC HALL - “Sing East End 2014” takes place on Saturday at 7 p.m. The open karaoke benefit features over 40 local singers. All proceeds benefit East End Hospice’s Good Grief Program. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 the day of the show. There will be auction prizes and giveaways at the event. The Vail-Leavitt Music Hall is located at 18 Peconic Ave, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.vailleavitt.org. Click here for tickets: www.sing-east-end-2014.ticketleap.com.
LEVITAS CENTER FOR THE ARTS at SOUTHAMPTON CULTURAL CENTER - “Nature: Variations on a Theme” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 12. Artists on view include Deborah Black, Lucy Cookson, Mary Daunt, Janet Jennings, and Karen Kluglein. The exhibition was curated by Arlene Bujese.
“The Rising Stars Piano Series Presents Tomer Gewirtzman” takes place on Saturday at 7 p.m. Gewirtzman will perform works by Chopin, Liszt, Fauré and Tchaikovsky.Tickets are $15 general admission, free for students under 21.
Levitas Center for the Arts is located at Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Lane, Southampton Village, NY 11968. www.southamptonculturalcenter.org.
ROGERS MEMORIAL LIBRARYʼS Madelle Hegeler Semerjian Gallery – “A Southampton Artists Association Collective Show” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition features the members of the Southampton Artists Association. The Madelle Hegeler Semerjian Gallery is located on the lower level of the Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Rd, Southampton, NY 11968. www.myrml.org.
SOUTHAMPTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM - “Hail to the Beach: Paintings by Dinah Maxwell Smith” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Oct. 18. The artist will exhibit contemporary impressionist paintings of Beach scenes on Long Island. The Southampton Historical Museum is located at 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org.
SOUTHOLD HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S Reichert Family Center’s Cosden-Price Gallery - “Passion for Colour” by Mac Titmus and Christopher J. Alexander has an Artist Reception on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 14. The gallery is located at 54127 Main Road, Southold, NY 11971. www.southoldhistoricalsociety.org.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - “The Next Level Band” will perform on Friday at 6 p.m. The authentic reggae band includes steel drummer Tyrone Parris and vocalist La Dawn Parris. The event is free with museum admission.
“Landscape Pleasures” takes place on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, there will be a symposium featuring landscape architect Chip Callaway, architecture critic Martin Filler, and British garden designer Arne Maynard. On Sunday, There will be self-guided tours of Southampton Village gardens. Reservations are required. Tickets are $225, $175 for members. Tickets purchased at the Sponsor Level and above ($350+) are invited to share cocktails on Saturday evening and The Moraine in Water Mill.
The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
WATERMILL CENTER -“Long Dream: Tracy Borg” will be presented on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The ongoing multi-media installation includes looped video projected onto the doors of laundry machines. The installation provides a commentary on the topics of immigration and the American Dream.Watermill Center is located at 39 Watermill Towd Road, Watermill, NY 11976. www.watermillcenter.org.
SOUTHOLD HISTORICAL SOCIETY and PECONIC LANDING - Film Screening of “Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Enter Here” takes place on Friday at 7:30 p.m. After the screening, there will be a Q&A with director Amei Wallach.
The film concerns artist Ilya Kabakov’s struggle to install 6 installations throughout Moscow, where he was forbidden to show his work. Both Ilya and his wife Emilia live on the North Fork. Peconic Landing is located at 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY 11944. www.peconiclanding.com, www.southoldhistoricalsociety.org.
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