Looking for things to do this weekend? We've picked out highlights in the Hamptons and East End. A comedic theater piece, an outdoor film and music event, artist performances, art talks, tours and more have made the list. Read on to discover our picks for some of the best things to do in The Hamptons and East End through August 13, 2017.

Pay What You Can Performance for “As You Like It”

Bay Street Theater presents a “Pay What You Can Performance for ‘As You Like It’” on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 7 p.m.

As You Like It,” a comedy by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, with original music by Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz will be brought to new life in a production filled with Jazz Era inspired music. A limited amount of “Pay What You Can” tickets will be available that day at the Box Office beginning at 11 a.m. Tickets can only be purchased in person.

The production will run from August 8 through September 3, 2017. Bay Street Theater is located at 1 Bay St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.baystreet.org.

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Outdoor Film & Music from West Africa

The Parrish Art Museum presents “Outdoor Film & Music: Afripedia and Ismael & The Radiant Select” on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Music will begin at 7:30 p.m., will a film screening taking place at 8:30 p.m., followed by music at 9:30 p.m.

Experience a new Africa through its rising creative talent at this outdoor screening of two 30-minute films from Senegal and Ghana, plus a live concert of African music by internationally renowned singer and choreographer Ismael & The Radiant Select.

"Afripedia" is a filmed documentary series about Africa's young generation that is challenging preconceptions and stereotypes. The visual mixtapes feature some of today's most compelling and provocative emerging visual artists, filmmakers, fashion designers, musicians, photographers, and cultural activists from Africa's largest metropolises.

Tickets are $20, $5 for members, children age 5 and older, and students. Advance reservations are strongly encouraged. The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.

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Photo credit: Courtesy Afripedia.


Quogue Historical Society “Celebrate Art!” Party & Art Show

The Quogue Historical Society presents the “Celebrate Art!” Cocktails & Art Talk Benefit on Friday, August 11, 2017  from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Quogue Field Club Junior Sports Clubhouse. This year’s featured speaker will be Charles A. Riley II giving a talk at 5:30 p.m. on his new book, "Free as Gods: How the Jazz Age Reinvented Modernism."

The Jazz Age was an extraordinary era of artistic genius during which an expat community of artists--including Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Gershwin, and Picasso-- created some of their greatest works. Riley is an arts journalist and critic for HamptonsArtHub.com, curator, professor of English, and the author of 28 books on art, architecture, and public policy. Tickets for the event are $60 and $100 ahead of time and $100 at the door.

The annual Quogue Historical Society Art Show & Sale will be held the following day on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. The event will be held on the Village Green and will benefit the Quogue Historical Society. Some 40 artists from the East End will be exhibiting their work, ranging from oils to pastels to photographs at a variety of prices. A $5 family donation is recommended.

The Quogue Field Club Junior Sports Clubhouse is located at 6 Club Lane, Quogue, NY 11959. www.quoguehistory.org.

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Discover Watermill Day

The Watermill Center presents “Discover Watermill Day 2017” on Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 3 to 6 p.m.

The Watermill Center’s eight-and-a-half acre grounds will be open for the public to freely experience site-specific installations and performances interspersed amongst outdoor sculptures and artifacts, providing a unique opportunity for the Hamptons community to meet artists from over 30 countries all participating in The Watermill Center’s International Summer Program. The afternoon will consist of art installations, performances, workshops, tours and family activities.

Free and open to the public. No reservations are required. Watermill Center is located at 39 Water Mill Towd Road, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.watermillcenter.org.

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Critic’s View: Performance Art at Watermill Center Gala Prods Consciousness through Action, Not Theory written by James Croak.


"Tapestries" by Jared Madere. Photo: ©Maria Baranova, Courtesy of The Watermill Center.


Curator's Tour of the Springs Invitational Art Show

The Spring Improvement Society presents the “Curator’s Tour of the Invitational” with curator Teri Kennedy on Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 11 a.m. to noon at Ashawagh Hall.

The 50th Annual Springs Invitational Exhibit will be held August 4 to 20, 2017. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.

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To learn more, visit Springs Invitational Art Stories Launches to Reveal the Artists Behind the Exhibited Art.

Film Screening of “Bert Stern, Original Mad Man”

 A film screening of “Bert Stern, Original Mad Man” will be held on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 7 p.m. The screening is presented by Keyes Art and will be held at Christy’s Art Center in Sag Harbor.

Watch the screening of Shannah Laumiester Stern’s film on Bert Stern, the "Original Mad Man." The screening will be followed by a question and answer session with Shannah Stern.

Christy’s Art Center is located at 3 Madison Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.juliekeyesart.com.

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