Wednesday July 17, 2019
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.
The Clam Bar at Napeague hosts live music every Wednesday starting at 4 PM.
Guild Hall in East Hampton will host KidFEST: Teatro SEA’s “La Cucarachita Martina” on Wednesday, July 17, at 5 PM. Visit www.guildhall.org to learn more.
Brianna Balzano will direct a women’s a capella group for women 18 and over on Wednesdays from July 17 through August 28 between 7 and 8 PM. The group will cover music from Renaissance era to contemporary composers during the seven-week summer session. The cost is $140 for members, $168 for non-members. For more information, visit www.eastendarts.org.
At the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett, listen to Four Way Street at 8 PM on Wednesday.See more at www.stephentalkhouse.com.
“Stargazing”Learn to use the telescope to explore the night sky, and learn the physics and metaphysics of the heavens. For the whole family. Wednesdays, 8:30 pm to 10pm. July 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14, Five sessions, $150. Venue: Center for Jewish Life, 36 Water Street, Sag Harbor
Thursday July 18, 2019
At Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, Goat on a Boat presents “Sleeping Beauty” by Tanglewood Marionettes on Friday, July 18, at 11 AM. For tickets and times, go to www.baystreet.org.
North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck presents “Pippin,” Youth on Stage 2019, July 18 through August 4. For tickets and showtimes, visit www.nfct.com.
BookHampton in East Hampton welcomes Chris Pavone, author of “The Paris Diversion” on Thursday, July 18, at 5 PM; Michael Shnayerson, “Boom: Mad Money, Mega Dealers, and the Rise of Contemporary Art” on Friday, July 19, at 5 PM; Jordan Kassalow with Jennifer Krause, “Dare to Matter: Your Path to Making a Difference Now” on Saturday, July 20, at 5 PM; and Gordinier will appear on Sunday, July 21, at 3 PM. Go to www.bookhampton.com for book details.
The Suffolk County Historical Society will continue the Book & Bottle series with “Little Known Aspects of Long Island’s Maritime History” with Bill Bleyer on July 18 at 6 PM. Bleyer, a historian, will offer highlights from his latest book “Long Island and the Sea: A Maritime History,” which is the first complete maritime history of Long Island. Bleyer will talk about the development of submarines and torpedoes, the landing of Pan Am Clippers in Port Washington, and the world’s most innovative whaling captain, among other topics. The event is free for members and $5 for non-members. Wine and cheese will be included. For more information, visit www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org.