A second art fair arrives this week and makes our list of noteworthy things to do this week and weekend in The Hamptons and on the North Fork. Also expect to find a film festival kick off, live music, an artist performance and more. Read on for our picks of events taking place through July 15, 2018.

Southampton Jewish Film Festival

The Chabad-Southampton Jewish Center and the Southampton Arts Center presents the kick off to "The Third Annual Southampton Jewish Film Festival” on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. The Festival will continue every Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. through August 21, 2018.

The Jewish Film Festival opens with a screening of “Sholem Aleichem:  Laughing in the Darkness” (2011, U.S.A., 93 minutes). The film is a portrait of the writer whose stories formed the basis of the Broadway musical “Fiddler on the Roof.” Sholem’s great-grandson Kenneth Kaufman will be a guest speaker.

Tickets are $15. Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptonjewishfilmfestival.com.

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Film & Discussion with Artist

Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival and John Jermain Memorial Library presents the “Film & Discussion: The Way It Goes – Nathan Slate Joseph” on Thursday, July 12, 2018, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

The documentary by Lana Jokel focuses on painter and sculptor Nathan Slate Joseph, whose work represents expansion and contraction, statements of destruction and reconstruction. Comprised of rusted sheets of steel and chosen objects, the works, vibrant in color, are cut, bent, and welded into shapes and wall reliefs. Interweaved with the art are scenes through the decades, of family life, art world figures and events. Following the film will be a Q&A with Filmmaker Lana Jokel and artist Nathan Slate Joseph.

Admission is free, reserve your spot by calling 631-725-0049. John Jermain Library is located at 3043, 201 Main St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.johnjermain.org. www.ht2ff.com.

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Artist Nathan Slate Joseph. Courtney of John Jermain Library.


Upstairs Art Fair

Upstairs Art Fair presents its art salon-style art fair from Friday, July 13, 2018 to Sunday, July 15, 2018 in Amagansett, NY. A VIP Preview from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2018 and with the fair opening to the public 6 to 8 p.m.

Expect to find a focus on contemporary art from The Hamptons and New York City plus one LA gallery. The fair is second of three presenting in The Hamptons this season. Click here to read more.

Admission is free. Upstairs Art Fair is open Friday, 6 to 8 p.m. and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Click here for the exhibitor list and fair details.

Upstairs Art Fair is presented at 11 Indian Wells, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.upstairsartfair.com.

Laurie Anderson at Guild Hall

Guild Hall presents “Laurie Anderson: All The Things I Lost in the Flood” on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 8 p.m.

Directly following the release of her collection of essays, “All the Things I Lost in the Flood,” Laurie Anderson continues to explore the power and perils of language and storytelling in a presentation that mines the personal archive of her forty-year body of work. The performance compliments the exhibition "Laurie Anderson" on view at Guild Hall through July 22, 2018.

Tickets range from $40 to $100. Guild Hall is located at 158 Main St, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org.

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UPDATE: Postponed - New Date August 25, 2018, 4 p.m. 


Laurie Anderson. Courtesy of the artist and Guild Hall.


Met Curator Discusses Samuel M. Kootz

The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center presents the Lichtenstein Lecture Series: “Samuel M. Kootz and the Kootz Gallery” on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Jennifer Farrell, Associate Curator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, is responsible for modern and contemporary prints and artists' books. Farrell will discuss Samuel M. Kootz and the Kootz Gallery. A book signing will follow the lecture.

Admission is free. The John Little Barn at Duck Creek Farm is located at 127 Squaw Rd, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.stonybrook.edu/pkhouse.

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Creekside Concert with Local Bands

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm of Shelter Island presents “Creekside Concert with Local Legends” on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 5 p.m. Gates open at 4 p.m.

Enjoy a night of music by local bands Inda Eaton, Nancy Atlas Project and Gene Casey and The Lone Sharks. Food trucks will be onsite and provide a variety of food and local beer and wine.

Tickets are $45 online and $50 at the door. Sylvester Manor Educational Farm is located at 80 N Ferry Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11964. www.sylvestermanor.org.

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