The Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center held its annual Jazz For Jennings benefit on Sunday, June 23, at the Watermill Center. Now in its fifth year, Jazz For Jennings is named after the late news anchor, Peter Jennings, who passed away in August 2005 of lung cancer. This year’s event offered an afternoon of food, wine, and jazz by Evan Sherman & Friends featuring Ku-umba Frank Lacy.
Michael A. Barnhart, Ph.D., an expert in the history of American foreign relations and politics, will discuss how the United States and the Soviet Union stood at the brink of nuclear war during the Cold War and what can be learned from it now. Jackie Scerbinksi, a professor and director of fashion at the City University of New York, will give a talk on “The British Invasion: Sixties Style,” in which she will discuss London’s mod style and its influence on fashion in the U.S., on July 17 at 12 PM.