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‘Moby-Dick’ for Literature Live and a Class With Ben Vereen at Bay Street

Situated in a village with such a rich whaling history, it's a wonder that Sag Harbor's Bay Street Theater has not previously presented a theatrical production of Herman Melville's "Moby-Dick." That will change on Tuesday, when the theater's Literature Live! series will stream a 90-minute version online.

Nov 12, 2020
The Art Scene 11.12.20

Watermill Benefit
On the heels of its October reopening, the Watermill Center has announced its autumn benefit auction, which will go live on artsy.net from 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday and continue through Dec. 9. The auction will benefit the center and its artists, who can earn a 20 percent commission from the sale of their work.

Nov 12, 2020
With 'City Hall,' Wiseman Is Still Strong at 90

Frederick Wiseman's new film, "City Hall," will premiere nationwide on the Sag Harbor Cinema's virtual platform on Friday. The documentarian will also receive a career achievement award from the Hamptons Doc Fest in December.

Nov 5, 2020
Jill Magid Talks 'Tender' and More Via Dia

Jill Magid, a resident of Amagansett, discussed her recent projects "Homage CMYK (2019)" and "Tender" with the curators of Dia and Creative Time last week over Zoom.

Nov 5, 2020
Jim Dine on His 60 Years in Art

Jim Dine will participate in a live-streamed illustrated talk with Alicia G. Longwell, the Parrish Art Museum's chief curator, on Friday. His works "The Hooligan" and "The Wheatfield (Agincourt)" are installed on the grounds there through next August.

Nov 5, 2020
The Art Scene 11.05.20

Art begins to take over empty storefronts in Southampton, a new group show at Studio 11, and more

Nov 5, 2020
Bits and Pieces 11.05.20

An original opera's virtual world premiere, an M.F.A. open house for Stony Brook University's film and television programs, Native American traditions on film, and more

Nov 5, 2020
Bay Street Announces Plans for New Home

The Bay Street Theater said on Friday that it will create a new home at the site of the West Water Street Shops in Sag Harbor with multiple theaters and educational facilities in addition to outdoor and dedicated public space to be completed in 2023.

Oct 30, 2020
Art Meets Science in Work of Suzanne Anker

Specimens, natural and man-made, and petri dishes figure prominently in Suzanne Anker's work, as do medical museum artifacts, microscopic images, LED lights, and genetic coding. All that and more feeds into a body of work that exists at the intersection of art and science.

Oct 29, 2020
Artistic Escape by 'Life Raft'

Throughout its history, East Hampton's Halsey McKay Gallery has given its space to quite a few intriguing installations. "Life Raft," an exhibition featuring a sculptural piece of the same title that takes up much of the gallery's first floor, is no exception.

Oct 29, 2020
The Art Scene 10.29.20

A talk on Porter and Ashbery, a new installation at Selavy, graffiti in Bridgehampton, and more

Oct 29, 2020
Bits and Pieces 10.29.20

Halloween events, a new renovation show featuring Bridgehampton's Lorraine Bracco, and more

Oct 29, 2020