Poetry, film, live music and an Artist Dinner are on tap for this week's art-centric happenings in The Hamptons. The biggest splash can be found on Saturday at Watermill Center when dancers of El Colegio del Cuerpo provide an in-depth look at Robert Wilson's creative hub and their latest project-in-process. Following is the full list of where to find art receptions, film screenings and select cultural happenings on the East End.
REMSENBURG ACADEMY - "New Forms Group, art collective, Gift Shop" takes place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The art collective will present paintings, pottery, jewelry, wood sculpture, photography and fiber art for sale. The Remsenburg Academy is located at 130 South Country Road, Remsenburg NY 11960. www.remsenburgassociation.com.
EAST END ARTS - "Holiday Gift Boutique" has a Grand Opening on Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. The Boutique continues through December 23. The Boutique includes handmade ornaments, jewelry and wearables, and unique knits and crafts by East End Arts Member-Artists. The event is free. East End Arts Gallery is located at 133 E. Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.eastendarts.org.
WOLFFER VINEYARD - “Poetry Reading” takes place on Wednesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Wolffer Vineyards Main Tasting Room. The theme of this week’s reading is “Appreciation.” Readings take place on the third Wednesday of each month. Poets who wish to read their original works are asked to inform Tyler Armstrong at firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP. Wolffer Vineyard is located at 139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack, NY 11962. www.wolffer.com.
SAG HARBOR CINEMA screens art films, documentaries, foreign films and independent films year-round. Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Visit their Facebook Page for film schedules and details. Sag Harbor Cinema is located at 90 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.facebook.com/SagHarborCinema
THE CUDDY RESTAURANT – “Artists’ Dinner” takes places tonight (Nov. 13) beginning at 5:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be writer and writing coach Debra Scott. From 5:30 to 6 p.m. there will be a cash bar and meet and greet, followed by a three course dinner at 6 p.m. The guest speaker will give a presentation at 7 p.m. The Prix Fixe Dinner is $26 plus tax and tip. Reservations can be made by calling 631-725-0101 after 5 p.m. or emailing email@example.com. The Cuddy Restaurant is located at 29 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.thecuddy.com.
PETER MARCELLE PROJECT - “Roisin Bateman: Paintings, Pastels, and Prints” has a closing party on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. Peter Marcelle Project is located at 4 North Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968. www.petermarcelleproject.com.
RELATED: “Roisin Bateman: Abstractions Crackling with the Energy of Change” by Jenna Weis. Published Oct. 30, 2014.
SOUTHAMPTON CULTURAL CENTER - “Rising Stars Piano Series - Performance by Jiayan Sun” takes place on Saturday at 7 p.m. Admission is $15, free for students under 21. Jiayang Sun will perform Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach’s Sonata No.1 and Frédéric Chopin’s 24 Preludes Op. 28. Southampton Cultural Center’s Levitas Center for the Arts is located at 25 Pond Lane, Southampton Village, NY 11968. www.southamptonculturalcenter.org.
WATERMILL CENTER - "Saturdays @ WMC" takes place on Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. There will be a free movement workshop where participants will learn excerpts from El Colegio Del Cuerpo's repertoire. A walking tour of the grounds, building, and collection will begin at 1:30 p.m. featuring pop up performances by dancers of El Colegio del Cuerpo. An Open Rehearsal by El Colegio del Cuerpo will take place at 3 p.m. Reservations are encouraged. Watermill Center is located at 39 Watermill Towd Road, Water Mill, New York 11976. www.watermillcenter.org.
WESTHAMPTON BEACH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER – “WHBPAC’s Finest in World Cinema Series” presents The Blue Room on Friday at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday at 4 and 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 4 p.m. Directed by Mathieu Amalric, French, Rated R, 1 hour, 15 minutes. Two adulterous lovers move from pillow talk to possible murder in this sexy thriller. The “Finest in World Cinema” series screens current art house, foreign, independent and documentary films and continues through November. Tickets are $15 for adults; $9 for seniors and students; $5 for Film Society Members. The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center is located at 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978. www.whbpac.org.
EAST END ARTS at THREE EAST END LOCATIONS - “28th Annual Harvest Gospel Concert Series” takes place on November 20, 21, and 22 at 8 p.m. All concerts are free. The non-denominational celebration includes a choir of over 70 singers.
The November 20 concert takes place at the Mattituck Presbyterian Church located at 12605 Main Road, Mattituck, NY 11952.
The November 21 concert takes place at the Hamptons United Methodist Church located at 160 Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968.
The November 22 concert takes place at the Friendship Baptist Church located at 59 Anchor Street, Flanders, NY 11901.
For more information, visit www.eastendarts.org.
BASIC FACTS: The Art Round Up, a listing of exhibition receptions, art events and select cultural events, is published weekly at HamptonsArtHub.com.