HIFF SummerDocs @ Gurney’s

Alec Baldwin, Laird Hamilton

Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton

Friday, August 4, 2017: Nestled on a roof top bluff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean HIFF hosted a documentary where the ocean is a main character. A picture perfect setting for the remarkable story of the legendary surfer Laird Hamilton, an American icon who changed the sport of big wave surfing forever. Transcending the surf genre, this in-depth portrait of a hard-charging athlete told with majestic cinematography explores the fear, courage and ambition that push a man to greatness-and the cost that comes with it.

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Leslie Odom Jr. @ WHBPAC

Sammi Katz, Leslie Odom Jr., Abby Merrill

Tony Award winner from Hamilton wows SRO audience at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center.

August 5, 2017:  Leslie Odom Jr., who originated his 2016 Tony Award winning role as Adam Burr in Hamilton, performed for a sold-out house at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (WHBPAC) with a sensational group of 5 backup instrumentalists. His band included pianist Michael Mitchell, guitarist Steven Walker, percussionist Cenfu Stoney, bassist Orlando le Fleming, and drummer John Davis. They thrilled the SRO audience for an hour and a half with songs from Odom’s debut album, as well as favorites from Hamilton and Rent. Odom Jr. made his Broadway debut in Rent at the age of 17. He is the recipient of a 2002 Princess Grace Award for Acting, which is dedicated to identifying emerging talent in theater, film and dance.

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Super Saturday in Watermill

Sebastian de Felice, Donna Karan, Stephania de Felice

20th Annual Designer Garage Sale benefits OCRFA.

July 29, 2017: Super Saturday is the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance’s (OCRFA’s) day-long charity shopping event with designer items, a kids’ carnival with activities, and gourmet treats. The annual event is one of the most fashionable and successful fundraising events in the Hamptons. Together, Donna Karan and Liz Tilberis, the late and beloved Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar and President of OCRF created the event in 1998. This year honored the past 20 years of the charity shopping event. Donna Karan has sponsored and hosted the event since its founding, and Kelly Ripa has been a co-host since 2004. In 2016, OCRF merged with Ovarian Cancer National Alliance to become OCRFA, the voice for ovarian cancer.

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Documentary Film “Trophy”

David Nugent, Philip Glass, Christina Clusiau, Shaul Schwarz, Alec Baldwin

The Hamptons International Film Festival presented SummerDoc: TROPHY
Hosted by Alec Baldwin at Guild Hall in East Hampton

July 29,2017: The documentary film, Trophy, by Shaul Schwartz and Christiana Clusiau was shown at Guild Hall with a discussion afterwartds hosted by Alec Baldwin as part of the HIFF SummerDoc.

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Neo-Political Cowgirls

Blythe Danner, Kate Mueth

A celebration of women at Guild Hall in East Hampton.

July 30, 2017: The Neo-Political Cowgirls’ (NPC) hosted Andromedas’ Sisters at Guild Hall in East Hampton to celebrate women’s capacity to support each other and change the world. Inspired by the moment in NPC’s production Andromeda in which Poseidon’s daughters swim to Andromedas’ aid. The event raised funds for The Neo-Political Cowgirls’ theatrical and educational programming, while highlighting the work of women’s causes and the words of female playwrights.

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Summer Pleasures @ Tulla Booth

Roberto Dutesco “Wild Horses of Sable Island Love Bite”

Exciting photographs at Sag Harbor Gallery

July 8, 2017: Tulla Booth Gallery, 66 Main Street in Sag Harbor, hosted an opening reception for “Summer Pleasures,” an inspiring photography exhibition of works that brings the viewer closer to nature. The photographers featured in the show that will be on view through August 15, 2017 are Stephen Wilkes, Daniel Jones, Roberto Dutesco,  Blair Seagram and Herb Friedman.

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Lorna Luft @ Bay Street Theater

Lorna Luft Headlines July 24 at Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater’s Music Mondays

By: Ellis Nassour

Singer extraordinaire, star of stage, screen, and records, the indefatigable Lorna Luft will brighten the Bay Street Theater’s Music Mondays stage July 24 at 8 P.M. for her new show An Evening with Lorna Luft, “a dynamic and emotional journey of music from the Great American Songbook, Broadway classics, shows and films in which she starred, plus poignant songs from her heritage.”

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East Hampton Estate

The English Manor style home on famed Middle Lane, in East Hampton‘s Estate Section is available for the first time. Magnificent gardens, with pond, nestled on a manicured 2.2 lush acres unfolds as you enter through the majestic gates. Just a short distance to the ocean, the Maidstone Club and Main Street shopping. This newly staged home has 6 bedrooms, 6.5 baths, solarium, library, gourmet kitchen. library, family room, exercise room, heated pool, pool house, 3 car garage, all on a very private setting in the heart of the estate section of East Hampton Village.
Call Patrick Christiano  631 434-5493 

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Guild Hall

Questolove of The Roots photo by Monte Isom

TONIGHT August 11, 2017
QUESTLOVE will DJ Guild Hall’s Summer Gala “After Party.” The event celebrates the opening of AVEDON’S AMERICA in the museum. The dinner honors the philanthropist and photographer Bonnie Lautenberg and is hosted by April Gornik. Special Dessert and Dancing (9pm) tickets are available for $250 at GuildHall.org. The Young Patrons (21-40yrs) gives access to cocktails, dessert and dancing for only $100.  Attire is black and white.

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At the Galleries



OPENING HAMPTON’S ARTMARKET JULY 6th  Main Event ADAM HANDLER – ‘SPECIAL FOR YOU’  For Complimentary VIP Admission Tickets  ALSO: In Our Private Viewing Room: Just a few ‘Treasures of American Modernism’ including Marsden Hartley, Joseph Stella, Milton Avery…’

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ARF Designer Show House

Designers of the ARF Designer Showhouse

Top designers transform ARF thrift shop into Designer Showhouse.

On Saturday, October 27, 2017 a preview party and cocktail reception at the ARF Thrift Shop, 17 Poxobogue Lane in Sagaponack, showcased renowned designers, who using their own collections along with furnishings from the ARF Thrift & Treasure Shop, created a splendid show house of rooms, where everything is on safe to benefit the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons. The sale is open to the public on Sunday and Monday, May 28 and May 29 from 10 AM to 4 PM.

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Champagne & Oysters at Isabella’s Farm


Friday, August 11 from 5-11pm

Summer Gala: Celebrating AVEDON’S AMERICA

The Party of the Season!

VIP access to an exclusive exhibition preview of AVEDON exhibition, followed by a convivial evening of music, dancing, dining, and an exhilarating live fine art auction. Truly a unique Hamptons experience! For tickets and more information, please contact Special Events at 631.324.0806.

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