Another quiet one for the visual arts on the East End. This weekend's art receptions and events include a multi-media presentation by artist Cliff Baldwin and a reception for a group show at Ashawagh Hall. Cultural offerings include film screenings, live music and a lecture. Following is this week's list of where to find art events and select cultural happenings on the East End.
ASHAWAGH HALL - “Ponds and Pools” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 3 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through January 11. Participating artists include Dennis Snyder, Miles Partington, Christine Morro, and Patra Apatovsky. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.
GUILD HALL - "Screening of the National Theatre Live: OF MICE AND MEN" on Saturday at 8 p.m. Stars James Franco and Chris O'Dowd. Filmed on stage by National Theatre Live. Running time is 2 hours 30 minutes including intermission. General Admission is $18 or $16 for members. Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937.
SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - "Book & Bottle with Noel Gish" takes place this evening (Thursday) at 6 p.m. The discussion and signing of Smithtown: Looking Back Through the Lens, 1660-1929 is free for members, $5 for non-members. RSVP is requested. Suffolk County Historical Society is located at 300 West Main St. Riverhead, NY 11901. www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org.
BAY STREET THEATER - “Fireside Sessions with Nancy Atlas and Friends” takes place on Friday at 8 p.m. This week’s musical guest is Clark Gayton. The show is $20. "Elvis 80: A Tribute to The King" takes place on Saturday at 8 p.m. Features Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks with special guests including The Vendettas singing hits by Elvis Presley. Tickets are $25.
Bay Street Theater is located at 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.baystreet.org.
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.
SOUTHAMPTON CULTURAL CENTER - "Reflections in Black" has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Levitas Gallery at Southampton Cultural Center. The exhibition remains on view through March 1. The show celebrates Black History Month. Participating artists include Rosa Hanna Scott, John Pinderhughes, Reynold Ruffins, Tina Andrews, Sheril Antonio, and Danny Simmons. Southampton Cultural Center is located at 25 Pond Lane, Southampton, NY 11969. www.scc-arts.org.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - "Brain Food: Steven and William Ladd on their artistic process and community engagement" today (Thursday) at noon. Bring a lunch or purchase one from The Golden Pear Cafe at the museum. Admission is free for members, children and students and $10 for non-members. Reservations suggested.
“The Language of Light” by Cliff Baldwin takes place on Friday at 6 p.m. The live cinema event by artist Cliff Baldwin celebrates natural and man-made light. The film features original music by Baldwin from the Aquebogue Orchestrion, a digital musical instrument he created. The event is $10, free for members, children and students.
The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
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