Concerts, film screenings, book signings and exhibition receptions take place this weekend from Riverhead to Montauk and everywhere in between. Continue reading to discover the options for an art and culture weekend in The Hamptons and the East End.
AMAGANSETT FREE LIBRARY - “Gossip Girls: Gail Levin & Helen A. Harrison Tell All” on Saturday at 6 p.m. Gail Levin, author of Lee Krasner: A Biography and Helen A. Harrison, author of Jackson Pollock will speak about the subjects of their respective books. The conversation will be moderated by NPR book critic Joan Baum. Admission is free, reservations are required. Call 631.267.3810 to reserve. The Amagansett Free Library is located at 215 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/pkhouse.
THE WHITE ROOM GALLERY - “Mike Laptew & Savio Mizzi” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 5. Laptew will show underwater photographs. Mizzi will show paintings which also draw inspiration from undersea life. The White Room Gallery is located at 2415 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.thewhiteroom.gallery.
ASHAWAGH HALL - “No Common Denominator” by Adrienne Mim, K. Ivey, Gary Schatmeyer & Marcie Honerkamp has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition is on view on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mim will show flower paintings, Ivey will show watercolors, Schatmeyer will show sculpture and Honerkamp will show mosaics. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.
POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE & STUDY CENTER - “Artists on Film Series” continues on September 11 at 7 p.m. with Albert Lewin's "The Picture of Dorian Gray," 1945 (110 min.). In conjunction with the exhibition, “Elaine de Kooning Portrayed,” this year’s film series focuses on portraiture in film. Admission is free. The Pollock-Krasner House & Study Center is located at 830 Springs-Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/pkhouse.
MONTAUK LIBRARY - “The Past is Still Ahead” performed by Sophia Romma Ensemble takes place on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. This play tells the story of one of Russia's most controversial poets of the twentieth century, Marina Tsvetaeva. The play is written and directed by Sophia Romma. The Montauk Library is located at 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954. www.montauklibrary.org.
QUOGUE CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT - Cavani String Quartet with guest clarinetist Daniel Gilbert performs on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Quogue Community Hall. The program includes works by Mozart, Dvorak and Debussy. Each of the six movements of Dvorak's "Cypresses" will be introduced by actor Andrew Botsford with a reading of poetry by Gustaf Pfleger-Moravsky. This is the final concert of the season.
Tickets are $40 or $5 for students for the concert only or $100 and includes a celebration immediately following the performance. Tickets can be purchased online at www.quoguechambermusic.com or at box office the night of the concert starting at 6:30 p.m. The Quogue Community Hall is located at 125 Jessup Avenue, Quogue, NY 11959.
VITAL A TEA ROOM & GALLERY - "Solo Show by Katherine Liepe-Levinson" has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October. Katherine Liepe-Levinson will show her photographic Earth/Water Series. Vital A Tea Room & Gallery is located at 49 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. katherineliepelevinson.zenfolio.com.
JULES FEIFFER BOOK SIGNING at Bay Street Theater from 2 to 330 p.m. Presented by Canio's Books to coincide with Harborfest, Jules Feiffer will sign copies of "Out of Line: The Art of Jules Feiffer", an illustrated biography by Martha Fay, and "Kill My Mother", a graphic novel by Feiffer. Bay Street Theater is located on the Long Wharf at 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.baystreet.org.
To see some of the art featured in "Kill My Mother", click here.
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.
SYLVESTER MANOR - “Second Sunday Summer Strings” has it’s final open-air concert featuring Pascal Gemme & Yann Falquet on Sunday at 5 p.m. Two members of the trio "Genticorum" will perform a repertoire of French Canadian fiddle tunes and folk songs. Tickets are $15. Sylvester Manor is located at 80 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964. www.sylvestermanor.org.
PETER MARCELLE PROJECT - "Michael Viera: New Paintings" has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 20. Viera will present both figurative narrative and landscape paintings. Peter Marcelle Project is located at 4 North Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968. www.petermarcelleproject.com.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM
“Brain Food: History for Lunch with Alicia Longwell, Part Two” takes place today (Thursday, September 10), at noon. Admission is $10, free for members and Southampton Town Residents. Reservations Recommended.
"Audrey Flack and the History of Art Band" performs American Old Time music and bluegrass with lyrics revealing the history of art. The concert begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here.
“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.
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