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

ANGRY YOUNG MAN BY BEN WOOLF AT THE JOHN DREW THEATER IN THE DINA MERRILL PAVILION @ GUILD HALL BAY STREET THEATER MAINSTAGE SEASON  

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Phoebe Legere

Phoebe Legere @ Stephens Talkhouse
July 4, 2017 @ 8:00 PM
Come celebrate the Fourth of July with Phoebe Legere! It’s all for a great cause. Phoebe will donate all proceeds from the show to help extend programs bringing Art & Music to underserved children.
For Tickets Click Here

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ARF Events

Saturday, June 17

31st Annual ARF Garden Tour

ARF’s Garden Tour is a must for gardeners and those who simply enjoy the beautiful landscapes found on the East End. The 2017 tour features gardens in the village of East Hampton. The self-guided tour takes place from 11AM to 5 PM, rain or shine. Patrons who purchase tickets at the $175 level and above are invited to the pre-tour cocktail party held on Friday, June 16, from 6 PM to 8 PM at the home of Libby and Shahab Karmely, built originally for Sarah Diodati Gardiner. Tour tickets $85. For more information or for tickets visit arfhamptons.org or call 631.537.0400 x219.

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Professional Bull Riders

Edge-of-the Seat Action Hits Town as the Professional Bull Riders Buck-Off Returns @ Madison Square Garden

By: Ellis Nassour

Want to ring in the New Year with a buck instead of a bang? Then the
place to be is with the international bull riders – but, unless you are brave and wear chaps, on the sidelines. NYC gets a huge influx of brawn and bravado in addition to winter chill for three intense days, January 6-8, as the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) mount and bravely try to stay on monster bulls for eight seconds. Sounds easy, you say! Not on your life!

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