The 324 Lounge in East Hampton hosts live music Thursday through Saturday. Local favorite DJ K-Alert spins all night. www.324events.com
Fall Member Exhibit:
The Artists Alliance of East Hampton presents its “Fall 2018 Member Exhibit and Studio Tour.” The exhibit will be up at Ashawagh Hall in Springs through September 30. The studio tour will be held September 22 and 23, from 10 AM to 4 PM. Visit www.aaeh.org for more info.
Paws on Parade:
Paws on Parade is a fun-filled family celebration with the pets in our lives to benefit the Southampton Animal Shelter and restoration programs at the Southampton History Museum on Saturday, September 22, from 11 AM to 4 PM. Participants stroll from the Rogers Mansion to the Bathing Corporation beach, a 23-minute walk one way.
St. John’s Church will host its “Blessing of the Animals” and there will be a water station. For more info visit www.southamptonhistory.org.
Toni Ross presents “Women Artists: Reshaping the Conversation,” a series of panel discussions at LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton. On Saturday, September 22, the panel will include Alice Hope, Sheila Pepe, Brie Ruais, Barbara Toll, and Kennedy Yanko. For more info, visit www.longhouse.org.
Since before ancient Greece to the present day, humanity has searched for the meaning of a universal “truth.” An age-old theory of stasis guides us in this pursuit of conjecture, meaning, solemnity and action by creating agreements and thus harmony. Reaching a state of stasis, an equilibrium for society.
At TEDxShinnecockHills we will connect visionaries, innovators, problem solvers, and patrons of all kinds with the common goal of spurring the thoughts and actions of the next generation.
General admission tickets are $100, and only 100 will be sold, to the main TEDxShinnecockHills event on September 22 from 12:00 to 5:30 at the Southampton Arts Center (25 Jobs Lane). Also available are $250 Angel Sponsor tickets (of which $75 are tax deductible), which include admission to the VIP dinner on Friday, September 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Spur in Southampton.
Twenty-three creatives will show their best and newest paintings, prints, and drawings for the fourth year in a row at Water Mill Museum. Artist and daily painter Aubrey Grainger inspired this community of artists to paint daily a few years ago. Her enthusiasm caught on, building over time into the active art community known as 30Squared, supporting and inspiring each other all year long. The show runs through October 1.
Summer Art Finale at Water Mill Museum:
“Summer Finale 2018,” an art exhibition by the 30Squared Group, will kick off with an opening reception and artist meet and greet on Saturday, September 22. The exhibit will run from September 20, through October 1.
Twenty-three Creatives will show their best and newest paintings, prints, and drawings for the fourth year in a row. Artist and ‘daily painter’ Aubrey Grainger inspired this community of artists to paint daily a few years ago. Grainger’s motivation was simple.
Partial proceeds benefit the Water Mill Museum. Located at the Water Mill Museum, 41 Old Mill Road in Water Mill.
The Long Island Express: Hurricane of 1938 with John Holzapfel:
Saturday, September 22th at 4:00 pm in the Peconic Landing Auditorium | Free to all
Hosted the day after the 80th Anniversary of the storm, this presentation will tell the story of the approach, arrival and the damage the hurricane of 1938 inflicted on the North Fork of Long Island. Photographs, movies and personal interviews will be used to tell the story of this catastrophic event.
Clavin At Canio’s:
Canio’s in Sag Harbor presents author Tom Clavin reading from his latest book, Valley Forge.
With Abstract Certainty:
The White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton presents “With Abstract Certainty.” Four diverse artists exhibit abstract paintings, sculptures, and decorative drawings. Artists include Tanya Minhas, Kathy Buist, Ryan Schmidt, and James Leonard. The exhibit opens on Thursday, September 20, with an opening reception on September 22 from 5-7 PM, and runs through October 22.
Writer’s Workshop Readings:
Canios’s welcome several current members of the Ashawagh Hall Writers’ Workshop to read works in progress. Rob Stuart, Lorraine Otto, Lisa Kombrink, Richard Lawless, Carol Goodale, and Bob Riskin will be reading.
On Saturday, September 22, Author Tom Clavin reads from his latest history, Valley Forge.
A reception follows the reading. Maryann Calendrille, co-owner of Canio’s Books, will lead the workshop starting this fall.
All are welcome. For information please call 631-725-4926.
Operation International’s 21st annual Summer Benefit will be held on Saturday, September 22, from 6:30 to 10:30 PM at Laurel Lake Vineyards in Laurel. Funds raised will benefit Team NY’s medical outreach and work at the Rakai Infant and Elementary School Orphanage in Uganda. The event will honor Jack Van De Wetering and Maryellen Spandonis (in memoriam). Tickets are $125 for individual and $200 for VIP and include dinner, live music, silent auction, and dancing under the stars. VIP tickets include luxury bus service to and from the event. For more info, visit www.operationinternational.org.
Operation International Summer Benefit:
Operation International’s 21st annual Summer Benefit will be held on Saturday, September 22, from 6:30 to 10:30 PM at Laurel Lake Vineyards in Laurel. Funds raised will benefit Team NY’s medical outreach and work at the Rakai Infant and Elementary School Orphanage in Uganda. The event will honor Jack Van De Wetering and Maryellen Spandonis (in memoriam).
Tickets are $125 for individual and $200 for VIP and include dinner, live music, silent auction, and dancing under the stars. VIP tickets include luxury bus service to and from the event. For more info, visit www.operationinternational.org.
Don Giovanni at Bay Street:
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor presents the opera Don Giovanni in New York, featuring the Choral Society of the Hamptons. www.baystreet.org
Lynn Blue & Nicolls Road at Stephen Talkhouse:
Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett will have a live performance by Lynn Blue and Band on Saturday, September 22, at 8 PM followed by Nicolls Road at 10 PM. www.stephentalkhouse.com
Tom Papa Comedy:
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center presents Tom Papa, known from being a regular on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and “Conan” on Saturday, September 22, at 8 PM. www.whbpac.org
Springs Tavern Karaoke:
The Springs Tavern will host karaoke night every Saturday beginning at 9 PM. No cover, just bring your best singing voice. There’s also open mic every Sunday from 2 to 6 PM. For further information, call 631-527-7800.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute spring 2018 exhibition, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” opened to the public on Thursday, May 10. In celebration of the opening, The Met’s Costume Institute Benefit, also known as The Met Gala, was held on Monday, May 7.
Considered to be the fashion industry’s premier event, each year’s gala celebrates the theme of that year’s Costume Institute exhibition. The subject also sets the tone for the formal dress of the night. Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour oversees both the benefit committee and the guest list. This year’s co-chairs included Amal Clooney, Rihanna, Donatella Versace, and Anna Wintour, and honorary chairs Christine and Stephen Schwarzman. The event is The Costume Institute’s main source of annual funding.