Live music and lectures continue to dominate the cultural scene in the Hamptons and the East End of Long Island. Two exceptions are the first 2015 Open Rehearsal at Watermill Center and an exhibition reception at East End Arts Gallery for its first members' show of 2015. Following is this week's list of where to find art and culture in the Hamptons.
BRIDGEHAMPTON MUSEUM - “Parlor Jazz Concert: Pamela Luss - Home Is Where The Heart Is” takes place on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Museum Archive Building. Tickets to the concert are $25, $15 for members. The Bridgehampton Museum Archive Building is located at 2539-A Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.bhmuseum.org.
GUILD HALL - “National Theatre Live Presents JOHN” on Saturday at 8 p.m. The performance combines movement and spoken word to depict real-life stories. The production will be broadcast live from the National Theatre. Admission is $18, $16 for members. Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org.
THE MONTAUK LIBRARY - “Concert: The Pat DeRosa Orchestra” takes place on Sunday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The concert of Jazz Standards features Pat DeRosa on sax, clarinet and flute. Also featured are Patricia DeRosa Padden on piano and vocals, Nicole DeRosa Padden on flute and vocals, Christopher Walsh on guitar and vocals, and Bob Beck on drums. The event is free. The Montauk Library is located at 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954. www.montauklibrary.org.
BLUE DUCK BAKERY CAFÉ - “Poetry Street Open Mic” takes place on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. This series of "Open Mics" is the spoken word project of Susan Dingle for the East End Arts' JumpstART program. The "Open Mics" are hosted by Susan Dingle and Robert "Bubbie" Brown. Poets, comedians and storytellers are invited to sign up at 1:30 PM. The first 15 writers to sign-up have 3 minutes to perform original work. The event is $5 for poets and audience members. For more information, contact [email protected]. The Blue Duck Bakery Café is located at 309 Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901.
EAST END ARTS - “Annual Members’ Show: SQUARES” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through March 6. East End Arts members were invited to submit one work of art in any medium in a square format. Visitors will have an opportunity to select their favorite artwork for the People’s Choice Award. East End Arts is located at 133 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.eastendarts.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 HISTORICAL MUSEUM - “A Brief History of the North Sea” Lecture takes place on today at 3 p.m. at the Rogers Memorial Library. The talk centers around the cultural changes in Southampton during the 17th century and the development of the colonial port now known as the North Sea. RSVP by calling 283-0774 ext 523 or emailing [email protected]. The Rogers Memorial Library is located at 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - "Architectural Sessions Presents PRO BONO: Architects Who Serve Humanity" on Friday at 6 p.m. Hosted by Hamptons and NYC architect Maziar Behrooz, AIA, the program features architect Sharon Davis and artist and philanthropist Jane Walentas in a conversation about architects who volunteer their time for charity causes. Co-presented by AIA Peconic. Admission is $10, $8 for seniors, or free for museum members. Reservations recommended.
“Guided Tour of the Permanent Collection” takes place on Wednesdays. Saturdays and Sundays from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The docent-led tour features highlights from the seven permanent collection galleries. Free with museum admission. Reservations suggested.
The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
WATERMILL CENTER - “Open Rehearsal: Catherine Galasso” takes place on Sunday at 3 p.m. The choreographer and multi-media artist will present excerpts from Andy deGroat’s stabat, swan Iac, and hiroshima. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $10. Watermill Center is located at 39 Watermill Towd Road, Watermill, NY 11976. www.watermillcenter.org.
LYCEUM GALLERY - “East End Photographers Group: Focused Imagination” has an Opening Reception on Thursday, January 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through February 20. Lyceum Gallery is located at the Suffolk County Community College, Eastern Campus, 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.sunysuffolk.edu.
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