The Ladies’ Village Improvement Society of East Hampton is offering the Madelon DeVoe Talley Scholarship for $3000. This offer is for a woman who is at least 25 years of age and is currently enrolled or plans to enroll in a college undergraduate program. The applicant must be a resident of East Hampton Town (from Montauk to Sagaponack) for at least the last two years.
Applications for the scholarship are available in the LVIS office. The application must be completed and returned by Friday, November 16, to: LVIS/Madelon DeVoeTalley Scholarship, 95 Main Street, East Hampton, NY, 11937. Applications are also available online at www.lvis.org under “Scholarships.”
The Great Gatsby:
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor presents its “Literature Live!” production of The Great Gatsby, running through November 25. Check the Bay Street website for specific dates and showtimes: www.baystreet.org
HAH News & Meetings:
The Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons announced a quarantine started last month to restrict certain goods traveling between New York, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia in an effort to stop the spread of Spotted Lanternflies. The Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive species and it has begun to damage our local ecosystems.
In other HAH news, on Saturday, November 10, there will be a public meeting at 10 AM to discuss blooming camellias and how they have fared. On Sunday, November 11, at 2 PM, Jane Garmey will present “A Sense of Place.” The final meeting date will be on Tuesday, November 13 at 10 AM, help maintain the HAH Marie Donnelly Garden. All three meetings will be held at the Bridgehampton Community House.
For the full event listing and additional information, visit www.HAHGarden.org or call 631-537-2223.
The Drawing Room Gallery in East Hampton presents Sheridan Lord’s “Sagaponack.” The show will run through November 25.
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.