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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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, August 19
ARF’s Bow Wow Meow Ball

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons will honor Nan Bush and Bruce Weber with the Champion of Animals Award at the 2017 Bow Wow Meow Ball at the ARF Adoption Center, 124 Daniels Hole Road, Wainscott. Nan and Bruce are long time ARF supporters who have so frequently incorporated their love for animals (including ARFans) into their celebrated projects in film and photography. Their award will be presented by past honorees Katharina Otto-Bernstein and Peter Marino. Celebrated decorator and ARF Board Member Alex Papachristidis will again join the nation’s leading event planner, David Monn, to amaze guests with the décor, which transforms ARF’s Adoption Center into paradise. Cocktails begin at 6:30, followed by dinner and dancing. Special guests will naturally include the cats and dogs of ARF, with their incredible stories of resilience and hope. Expect to fall in love. Tickets start at $500. More at www.arfhamtpons.org or tickets by phone call 631.537.0400 x219.

 

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