Culture abounds on the East End with theater dominating our picks. Also on tap are art-related events, film, and the debut of the Parrish's new painting acquisition as part of its permanent gallery re-install. Click here to read the news about the monumental David Salle paintings that will be unveiled for the first time in the United States this weekend. Continue reading for your options for things to do this weekend in The Hamptons and on the North Fork.
1. Final Performances: "A Comedy of Tenors" by Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue
Hamptons Theatre Company presents its final performances of Ken Ludwig’s “A Comedy of Tenors” from Thursday, November 8, to Sunday, November 10, 2018. Performances are held Thursdays and Fridays at 7 p.m.; Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Dinner packages are available and an extra matinée will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. prior to the 8 p.m. performance.
Featuring several characters from his Tony Award-winning “Lend Me a Tenor,” “A Comedy of Tenors” is set in a hotel suite in 1930s Paris and follows the fortunes of four tenors, two wives and three girlfriends as they struggle hilariously with outsize egos, mistaken identities, bedroom hijinks and madcap antics in preparation for a concert at a soccer stadium filled with impatient screaming fans.
Tickets are $30 for adults 35 and older; $20 for those younger than 35, for theater industry members, and veterans; $10 for students under 21 years old; and $25 for seniors. To reserve tickets, visit www.hamptontheatre.org, or call OvationTix at 1-866-811-4111.
Quogue Community Hall is located at 125 Jessup Avenue, Quogue, NY 11959.
To read about the production, click: “A Comedy of Tenors” Opens Hampton Theatre Company Season on October 25 for Three Week Run
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2. OLA Presents The 15th Annual Latino Film Festival of the Hamptons
The 15th Annual Latino Film Festival features four film screenings in four venues on two Forks from Friday, November 9, 2018 through Sunday, November 11, 2018. Screenings feature special events, talks and panels.
Films are from Chile, El Salvador and Brazil and include drama, thriller and heartwarming films. All films are in Spanish or Portuguese with English subtitles. On Friday at 7 p.m., "A Fantastic Woman" screens at 7 p.m. at the Parrish and is followed by a Director Talk via Skype. On Saturday at 7 p.m., "La Palabra de Pablo" screens at Guild Hall, followed by a Q&A with actor Carlos Aylagas and director Auturo Menendez, who have been flown in from El Salvador for this screening.
On Sunday at 2:30 p.m., "Coco" screens in an all-ages film geared for families accompanied by the short film "My Fear" as well as a student exhibition on the Day of the Dead. The Latino Film Festival concludes on Sunday at 6 p.m. at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor with "Antes Que Eu Me Esqueca."
Tickets range from $10 to $20, depending on screening and seating. The screening in Greenport is free.
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3. Dance Residency "In Process" with El Colegio del Cuerpo at Watermill Center
Watermill Center artist in residence El Colegio del Cuerpo opens its creative process to the public during an "In Process" session held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 2 to 4 p.m.
The dance troupe from Colombia was founded in 1997 by dancers, choreographers and pedagogues Álvaro Restrepo (Colombia) and Marie France Delieuvin (France). The troupe recently gave a performance at the Southampton Arts Center in Southampton arising from their Watermill Center residency.
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4. Artist Talk at William Ris Gallery
Artist Dan Welden, known as a master of solar plate etching, gives a talk on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the William Ris Gallery in Jamesport, NY on the North Fork.
Dan Welden's talk accompanies the exhibition "Intrigue," featuring the artwork of five printmakers, including Welden. Artists with work on view include Chris Ann Ambery, Annie Wildey, Justin Greenwald, Lorena Salcedo Watson and Jonathan Pearlman. William Ris Gallery is located at 1291 Main Road, Jamesport, NY 11947. www.williamris.com.
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5. Opening Night: F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" at Bay Street Theater
Bay Street Theater's Literature Live! Series gets started with festivity and fun with an Opening Night Reception on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 7 p.m. for the opening of "The Great Gatsby." Fitzgerald's novel was adapted for the stage by Simon Levy. The production is directed by Joe Miutillo with performances continuing through November 25, 2018.
General Admission ranges between $15 and $55 with student discounts available. Click here to purchase tickets or call the box office at 631-725-9500. Bay Street Theater is located at 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.baystreet.org.
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6. Parrish Celebrates Permanent Gallery Reinstall with a Benefit Preview & Free Family Day
Once a year, the Parrish reinstalls its six permanent galleries with art curated from its permanent collection and unveils it with fanfare. This year is no except with a Preview Benefit held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 that starts at 5 p.m. for Parrish Supporters featuring a talk with David Salle on his newly-acquired paintings. The Preview Benefit takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. for ticketholders ($200 for non-members and $150 for members). For tickets, click here.
On Sunday, from noon to 3 p.m., a free Community Day takes place with plenty of family fun. The museum is open until 5 p.m. with admission free all day. Click here for details.
The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976.
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