Joel Vig

Joel Vig, Gail Sheehy

By Magda Katz

Congratulations to  writer Joel Vig who won the Judges Choice Award in the Dan’s Papers Literary Award for Non-Fiction.  The awards ceremony was held at the John Drew Theatre in Guild Hall in East Hampton on Thursday, August 31st, 2017, at 4:00 PM. 

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ARF 2017 Stroll to the Sea Dog Walk

The 42nd Hampton Classic Horse Show opened Sunday under a sunny sky, a sure sign of the near end of the famed Hamptons summer season. For the next eight days, however, this spectacular annual equestrian event will host the highest levels of competition for hunter-jumper horses and riders of all ages and abilities. From the youngest local “leadline” riders all the way to Olympic and World Champions, the prestigious Hampton Classic Horse Show welcomes them all. 

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Fragmented Frida ****

By: Paulanne Simmons

Considering how few women, until modern times, have become artists, it’s easy to see why Frida Kahlo is such a fascinating figure. Not only is Kahlo noteworthy for her self-portraits that link pre-Columbian and Christian symbols, she was also praised by the likes of André Breton who considered her a feminine force within the Surrealist Movement. And she was the wife of the famed Mexican muralist Diego Rivera.

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Easter Bonnet Competition

A Galaxy of Star Power Will Be on Hand for BC/EFA’s Easter Bonnet Competition: April 24 and 25 

By: Ellis Nassour

What better signifies Spring is officially in the air, and does it with extraordinary finesse — not to mention gorgeously-crafted Easter bonnets and original musical/dance skits? Yes, yes, yes! It’s Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ semi-annual fundraiser, the Easter Bonnet Competition (#BroadwayBonnets). The curtain raises on the end of the 31st annual six-week appeal to audiences on Monday, April 24 at 4:30 P.M., with an encore performance on Tuesday, April 25 at 2 P.M. at Nederlander’s Minskoff Theatre — home to Disney’s long-running The Lion King.  A huge roster of stars will participate as special guests and judges for top prizes (awarded on the 25th). More than 150 actors and dancers, including actors representing Off Broadway and national tours will headline.

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Champagne & Oysters at Isabella’s Farm

Sketch Comedy at Producer’s Club

A Sketch of New York will make fun of life in The Big Apple this weekend, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with three shows daily featuring three entirely different casts at the Producer’s Club, 358 West 44th Street, 2nd Floor.

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HAMPTONSLIFE THEATER

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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