The start of April holds plenty of things to do for art and culture lovers in The Hamptons and East End. Our short list includes live music, film, dance, theater, artist talks and more. Read on to discover our top picks for events to attend and things to do in The Hamptons and the East End of Long Island through April 10, 2016.

1. Hampton Theatre Company: "Lost in Yonkers" by Neil Simon

"Lost in Yonkers" presented by Hamptons Theatre Company opens on Thursday, March 31, 2016 and continues through April 17, 2016 at Quogue Community Hall. Neil Simon’s comic play is about two young boys coming of age in a family of colorful characters in the “City of Gracious Living” in 1942. Directed by George A. Loizides. Performances are held Thursdays and Fridays at 7 p.m.; Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $30 Adults, $25 Seniors (excl. Sat.), $10 Students under 21. More information about discounts and special offers are available here. Quogue Community Hall is located at 125 Jessup Ave, Quogue, NY 11959. www.hamptontheatre.com.

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2. Two Exhibiting Artist Talks at The Parrish

Exhibiting artists Lindsay Morris and Connie Fox both take to the podium in two separate events held at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill. On Friday, April 1, 2016, at 6 p.m. photographer Lindsay Morris teams up with filmmaker Nicholas Sweeney to discuss their collaborative film You Are You Project, which is based on Morris’ book and traveling exhibition focused on gender-variant youth. Morris's photography from the series is currently exhibited in "You Are You" at The Parrish. The talk is free.

On Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 11 a.m., exhibiting artist Connie Fox is featured in an intimate conversation with Alicia Longwell, the Parrish's Dorothy Cullman Chief Curator, Art and Education, where Fox's series of self-portraits exhibited in "Connie Fox: Self As..." will be discussed. The talk takes place in the gallery and space is limited. Reservations are encouraged. Tickets are $10, free for museum members. The event was rescheduled from its original date of March 18, 2016.

The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.

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Click here to read a conversation between Connie Fox and curator and art critic Janet Goleas on her Sammy Beach series, arriving in The Hamptons and her friendship with Elaine de Kooning.

3. Piano Performance by the Anderson-Roe Duo at Southampton Cultural Center

Piano Duo Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe will perform on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 7 p.m. as part of the Rising Star Piano Series at Southampton Cultural Center. The program includes works by Mozart/Busoni, Rachmaninoff, Piazzolla/Anderson-Roe, and Brahms/Anderson-Roe.

Admission is $20, free for students under 21. The Southampton Cultural Center is located at 25 Pond Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.scc-arts.org.

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The Anderson-Roe Duo. Photo by Lisa Marie Mazzucco.

The Anderson-Roe Duo. Photo by Lisa Marie Mazzucco.

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4. Live Jazz with Mike Armando at Martha Clara Vineyard

Mike Armando and His Armando Commando Band's music will perform on Sunday, April 4, 2016 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyard in Riverhead. The performance is a mix of jazz, blues and funkjazz. Armando was the guitarist for Screamin' Jay Hawkins in the 70s.

Admission is free. Martha Clara Vineyard is located at 6025 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.marthaclaravineyards.com.

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5. Staged Reading of "What Would Nora Say?" at Guild Hall

A staged reading of "What Would Nora Say?takes place on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Guild Hall in East Hampton. Written by by Miriam Hipsh, Ted Sod and Elle Tyler, the narrative centers around two women engaged in a 50-year friendship through which they tackle themes of  parenthood, love, death, marriage, dating, sex and more. Both women look to Nora Ephron as their role model, and are forever asking themselves, “What Would Nora Say?” The reading stars Diane Cossa, Camille Saviola, Ken Kliban, Frank Ingrasciotta, and Susan Stout.

Admission is free. Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org.

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6. Live Folk Opera at Montauk Library

Musical Trio Terra Sangue Mare performs Sei Pupi A Gerusalemme (Six Puppets at Jerusalem) on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Montauk Library. The piece is an original folk opera inspired by Renaissance Italian literature and the Sicilian puppet tradition. The members of Terra Sangue Mare are Michela Musolino, Michael Delia and Fabio Turchetti. 

Admission is free. Montauk Library is located at 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk NY 11954. www.montauklibrary.org.

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7. Conversation and Book Signing with Philippe Cheng

A conversation and book signing with Photographer Philippe Cheng takes place on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 6 p.m. at the Parrish Art Museum. Elisabeth Biondi, Jack Larsen, Terrie Sultan, and Edwina von Gal will join Cheng in a conversation about his book, Still: The East End Photographs. The book collects Cheng's personal and poetic photographic interpretations of the East End of Long Island's landscape, where he lives and works.

Admission 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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RELATED: "New Photography Book Reveals Abstract Hamptons Landscapes" by Cristina Schreil. Published October 24, 2016.

8. An Evening of Film for Newport Folk Festival lovers at Bay Street Theater

"The Newport Film Festival, A Retrospective" takes place on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 8 p.m. at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. The evening curated by director Murray Lerner and hosted by Joe Lauro features never before seen film excerpts from four Newport Folk Festivals. Musicians captured in the films include Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Peter Paul and Mary, Mississippi John Hurt, Johnny Cash, the Staple singers, and more. A discussion follows the screening.

Admission is $15. Bay Street Theater is located at 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.baystreet.org.

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9. Open Dance Workshop and Performance by the Jody Oberfelder Project

Jody Oberfelder Projects presents a dance workshop and performance on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Southampton Cultural Center. The workshop takes place from 3 to 4:45 p.m. The performance follows from 6 to 7 p.m. The modern improvisation workshop is open to all experience levels from children age 9 to adults. The performance titled "Brain Piece," is about the mental "dance" our brains perform at all times. The piece incorporates dance, music, film and text.

Tickets are $55 for the workshop and performance, $35 for the workshop alone, $40 for general admission to the performance ($20 for students). The Southampton Cultural Center is located at 25 Pond Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.scc-arts.org.

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The Jody Oberfelder Project. Courtesy Southampton Cultural Center.

The Jody Oberfelder Project. Courtesy Southampton Cultural Center.

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10. Miró Quartet Presented by the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival

The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival presents the Miró Quartet on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 6 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church. The ensemble performs a program featuring Ginastera’s brightly energetic first quartet and two iconic works by Beethoven: – the “Serioso” and the C major “Razumovsky” quartet. Tickets are $40 or $10 for students. The Bridgehampton Presbyeterian Church is located at 2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival presents concert series in the Spring and Summer. www.bcmf.org.

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11. Graham Parker Duo Performs at WHPAC

The Graham Parker Duo performs on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 8 p.m. at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center. Graham Parker takes the stage with guitarist Brinsley Schwarz to play rock and roll tunes including their hits Howlin' Wind, Heat Treatment, Squeezing Out Sparks, Mona Lisa's Sister and more.

Tickets are $35 - $45. The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center is located at 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978. www.whbpac.org.

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