This week and weekend is a lively one for things to do with an art and culture twist in The Hamptons and North Fork. Our event column covers a vast array of picks from music and theater, to talks and tours. Check out our full list for our picks of the best things to do across the East End and North Fork through April 8, 2018.

Sergei Gurbelo at Bay Burger

The Jam Session Inc. presents “Special Guest Series 2018: Sergei Gurbelo, Sax and multi instrumentalist” on Thursday, April 5, 2018, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Jazz saxophonist from NYC, Sergei Gurbelo (Gurbeloshvili) is a multi-instrumentalist International performing and recording artist. He has an extensive experience performing pop, classical, jazz, Broadway, world and R & B Music. The Thursday Night Live Band will include Santi Debriano, bass, Bill Smith, piano and Claes Brondal, drums/mc.

Bay Burger is located at 1742 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Sag Harbor, NY 11963.

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Sergei Gurbelo. Copyright © 2018 The Jam Session Inc., All rights reserved.


Final Weekend for Hampton Theatre Company’s “The Boys Next Door”

The Hampton Theatre Company presents “The Boys Next Door” at the Quogue Community Hall through April 8, 2018. Shows will be held on Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. An additional matinee performance will be offered during the final weekend of the production, on Saturday, April 7, prior to the regular 8 p.m. performance that evening.

“The Boys Next Door” is a comedy by Tom Griffin about four men with various mental disabilities living in a group home. Presented in brief vignettes over a roughly two-month period, the play offers humorous commentary on the lives of the four men and their chief caretaker, the social worker Jack Palmer, who is struggling with the decision of whether or not to move on to a new job. The cast features Matt Conlon, Jessica Howard, Scott Hofer, Dorian M. O’Brien, Spencer Scott and Paul Velutis.

To purchase tickets online, click here. The Quogue Community Theater is located at 125 Jessup Ave, Quogue, NY 11959.

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RELATED: HTC Opens “The Boys Next Door” March 22 in Quogue.


Catherine Maloney and Scott Spencer in a scene from "The Boys Next Door." Photo by Tom Kochie.


Friday Night Concert at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.

The Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. presents “Friday Night Concert: Who Are Those Guys? And Friends” on Friday, April 6, 2018, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Listen to a collaborative concert experience with “Who Are Those Guys?” and the special guest “Route 48.” This will be a blend of two unique styles of play, creating a one of a kind musical performance.

Greenport Harbor Brewery is located at 42155 Main Rd, Peconic, NY 11958.

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Inter-Sections: The Architect in Conversation” Series Kicks off at The Parrish

 The Parrish Art Museum presents “Talk: Inter-Sections: The Architect in Conversation, with James Casebere and Terrie Sultan” on Friday, April 6, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Join a conversation with artist and photographer James Casebere, whose work is featured in the current Parrish exhibition, “Image Building,” about how photography can change the way we look at architecture. Casebere's work has established him at the forefront of artists working with constructed photography. For the last thirty years, Casebere has devised increasingly complex models that are subsequently photographed in his studio. Parrish director Terrie Sultan will moderate the talk.

Free with museum admission. Purchase tickets in advance here. The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976.

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RELATED:ART REVIEW: Transformative Eye of the Camera Turned on Architecture at Parrish.” Reviewed by Sally Grant.


James Casebere, "Landscape with Houses (Dutchess County, NY) #2," 2009. Chromogenic print mounted to Dibond, 69 3/4 x 106 inches. Collection of Marcia Dunn and Jonathan Sobel, NY. © 2018 James Casebere. Image courtesy the artist and Sean Kelly Gallery, NY.


In Process @ The Watermill Center

The Watermill Center presents "In Process @ The Watermill Center" on Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 2 to 4 p.m. 

In Process @ The Watermill Center invites the community to engage with the resident artists on Saturday afternoons through open rehearsals, workshops, studio visits, lectures or artist talks. Ville Andersson (b.1986 Loviisa, Finland) is a versatile artist, both in his use of different media and in his variety of styles and themes. His series comprise, among others, photographs, drawings, paintings, installations and texts. Lauren DiGiulio is an art historian and dramaturg whose scholarship focuses on contemporary dance and performance. Saskia Friedrich (b. Germany) immersed herself in the study of dance, acting, Raga music and the graffiti and the music and club scene of NYC and soon visual art. After graduating from SVA, she exhibited in various venues curated by Kenny Schachter and Lisa Ryter and in group shows at Paula Cooper Gallery, Achim Kubinsky and Willoughby Sharp Gallery, among others.

Free. Register here. Watermill Center is located at 39 Water Mill Towd Rd, Water Mill, NY 11976.

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Pacifica Quartet Performs

The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival presents “Concerts: Pacifica String Quartet” on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 6 p.m. The concert will be held at Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church.

Closing in on a quarter-century of music making, the Pacifica Quartet brings its signature virtuosic and performance style to Bridgehampton for the first time. The program will consist of, Haydn “String Quartet in G major, Op. 76, No. 1 (1796-97),” Shostakovich “String Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op. 73 (1946)” and Beethoven “String Quartet in C major, Op. 59, No. 3 (1806).”

Tickets are $40 and $10 for students. Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church is located at 2429 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY 11932.

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Gallery Tour with Curator Paton Miller

The Southampton Arts Center presents “East End Collected4 Gallery Tour with Paton Miller” on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at noon.

Join curator Paton Miller for a tour of the exhibition “East End Collected4.” The exhibition continues to reflect Miller’s vision of this area as an ideal environment for artists to create work. “East End Collected4” remains on view through Sunday, May 20, 2018.

Free. Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968.

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RELATED: "TALKING WITH: Paton Miller Discusses Hamptons Artists & Curating “East End Collected”" by Pat Rogers. Published May 25, 2017.


East End Things to Do Highlights column is published weekly and presents our selection of the most interesting events and things to do in art and culture for the upcoming week (and weekend) in The Hamptons, the North Fork and the East End of Long Island. Looking for art? Visit our Exhibition Finder to see what's on view in the galleries and museums. Click here to begin browsing.


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