Pride Celebration @ LongHouse

Hamptons Pride celebrated with a Fundraiser at LongHouse on Sunday.

June 26, 2022:  Hamptons Pride, the East End’s new LGBTQ+ nonprofit that brought you the first Pride parade in the history of the Hamptons celebrated at LongHouse on Sunday. 

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LTV’s What’s Your Story

Joy Behar

Angela LaGreca hosted an evening of personal stories told in word, song and video at LTV.

 January 25, 2020:  Everybody has a story and LTV, East Hampton’s Media Center and Public Access Television station, presented several personal stories on fear , loathing and desire featuring Joy Behar, Patrick Christiano, Dell Cullum, Bryan Downey, Steven Gaines, Alfredo Merat, Mercedes Ruehl, Telly and Andrew Visconti. The evening at the LTV Media Center in Wainscott was hosted by LTV’s Creative Director Angela LaGreca. 
Photography: Barry Gordin

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East End Underground @ LTV

Funk Night featuring Funkin’ A and The Kenny Harris Project rocked LTV on Friday night.

January 24, 2020:  The East End Underground, LTV’s show for local bands presented Funk Night featuring Funking’ A and The Kenny Harris Project. LTV on Industrial Road in Wainscott is East Hampton’s Media Center and Public Access Television.
Photography: Barry Gordin

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Gurney’s Montauk New Year’s Eve 2020

“The Roaring 20’s” was the theme for New Year’s Eve at Gurney’s in Montauk.

January 1, 2020: Guests at Gurney’s, on the brink of the Atlantic Ocean in Montauk, stepped back in time to ring in the New Year “Roaring 20’s” style and danced to live 20’s inspired jazz and a DJ Vikas. The weekend was full of programming from champagne sabering classes to fitness pop-ups, and Gurney’s annual New Year’s Day Polar Plunge. Also available was a delectable five course dinner at Scarpetta Beach, Gurney’s amazing 5-star restaurant overlooking the ocean. There were two separate dinner seatings before the ball dropped in Times Square at midnight.
Photography: Barry Gordin

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ARF Halloween Pawty

Jamie Berger

November 2, 2019: The tricks and treats continued with ARF’s Halloween Pawty on Saturday, November 2, from 12 to 3 PM. All were welcome, kids and pets, too, at the ARF Adoption Center in East Hampton for tricks-and-treats, a haunted agility course for dogs, low-cost vaccines for your pets, adoptions, contests and so much more. Offering FVRCP, DA2PP, bordetella, rabies and microchipping for just $10 each! For cats and dogs only. $25 fee for each vaccine for unaltered animals. No appointment was necessary.

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LongHouse Summer Benefit

Dianne Benson, Julian Schnabel

Julian Schnabel and Donna Karan honored at LongHouse Reserve Annual Summer Benefit with special performance by Laurie Anderson.

July 21, 2019: East Hampton’s LongHouse Reserve hosted their annual Summer Benefit on the grounds of their 16-acre sculpture garden with works by Buckminster Fuller, Yoko Ono and Willem de Kooning.  Acclaimed filmmaker and painter, Julian Schnabel, was given the LongHouse Award, and Ross Bleckner presented Donna Karan with the Leadership Award. The evening is an annual celebration of LongHouse with cocktails, dinner, and auctions. Artist Laurie Anderson created a special performance for the evening.

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LTV Benefit

Elayne Boosler, Angela LaGreca, Michelle Balan

Super Salon Comedy with Elayne Boosler benefits LTV Media Center

July 13, 2019: LTV, the East End public access television station, celebrated Summer with a very funny evening produced by Angela LaGreca, who also served as Emcee for the festivities.  The Super Salon Comedy at LTV at 75 Industrial Road in Wainscoitt featured acclaimed comedian Elayne Boosler, who was called “The First Lady of Standup Comedy” by Rolling Stone, along with Michele Balan and Bill McCuddy. 

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ARF Pet Celebration

Free Admission at ARF Alumni Reunion/Pet Celebration day at Adoption Center in Wainscott

May 5, 2019: On Saturday morning from 10am till noon ARF honored our furry friends with a pet celebration day at the ARF Adoption Center on Daniels Hole Road in Wainscott.  The event was FREE for the whole family, and ARF planned a special morning of fun-filled activities and goodies for everyone, including pets. Here are some of the wonderful things available to guests at Pet Day Celebration.

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New Year’s @ Gurneys

Gloria Ryann

2018 on the Edge of the Atlantic Ocean in Montauk 

Revelers at Scarpetta Beach at Gurney’s Resort on Old Montauk Highway rang in
the New Year dancing and partying in style at a casino night themed event with rollicking live music by The  Rakiem Walker Project. DJ Vikas Sapra added to the festivities where many were dressed in sequin adorned outfits for the glittering evening.

Photography: Barry Gordin

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Student Arts Festival

Christina Strassfield (Museum Director/Chief Curator),Stephanie deTroy Miller (Registrar/Curatorial Assistant), Andrea Grover (Executive Director Guild Hall)

Student Arts Festival Part I, Grades K-8:
The Opening Reception Featured a Student Exhibition and Staged Performances on the stage at The John Drew Theater at Guild Hall.

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ARF Stroll to the Sea

Executive Director ARF Scott Howe, Landscape Designer Edwina von Gal

23rd Annual STROLL TO THE SEA DOG WALK to benefit The Animal Rescue Find of the Hamptons

The ARF “Stoll to the Sea” dog walk to promote responsible dog ownership and awareness for ARF happened on Saturday, October 8, 2016, a beautiful fall day, from 9am till Noon. The family event is a fun outing set amidst the Fall foliage that feels like a country fair, and this year the event is set against the backdrop of the 24th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival taking place on the same weekend.

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