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“The Center Will Hold”: Art as a Message of Hope

Pictured Above: "The Garden," one of a series of prints from the book "The Garden," a series of richly colored prints and dreamlike stories. Mattituck-based artist and writer Anne Sherwood Pundyk has long been fascinated with how we define beauty, a subjective process that relies heavily on our cultural expectations. It’s a subject she’s explored often in her work for decades, especially after she read philosopher Emmanuel Kant’s Third Critique
Kelynn Z. Alder’s “Immigrantes 2018"
Arts Featured Visual Arts

Celebrating Latin American Artists in Greenport

Pictured Above: Kelynn Z. Alder’s “Immigrantes 2018" The East End is home to artists from all over Central and South America, who each bring a unique artistic and cultural perspective to this place they now call home. Greenport’s Floyd Memorial Library is celebrating these artists in a new exhibition, “Heritage and Home: Latin American Artists of the East End,” on view through May 12. Library Curator Sally Grant came up
A film still from "Soul of a Farmer," in this year's Docs Equinox festival.
Arts Earth Day Featured Film

Docs Equinox Returns to SAC

Hamptons Doc Fest, in partnership with the Southampton Arts Center, inaugurates spring by kicking off Earth Day Week with its annual Docs Equinox celebration, which this year revolves around the theme of “Cultivating Connections: Soils, Farms, Food.” The weekend includes three days of programming at Southampton Arts Center on April 12 through April 14 that features welcoming food and wine receptions on Friday and Saturday, Sunday breakfast treats, four environmentally-focused
Anne Sherwood Pundyk in her Mattituck studio. |. Phoebe Pundyk photo
Arts Community Featured

‘Beauty Out Of Bounds’ and a Tribute to Women in Music

Pictured Above: Anne Sherwood Pundyk in her Mattituck studio. |. Phoebe Pundyk photo East End Arts hosts a celebration of female artists this weekend with the opening of multi-media artist and writer Anne Sherwood Pundyk's "Beauty Out Of Bounds" at EEA's two downtown Riverhead galleries and PerformHER, a tribute to women, composers and songwriters at the Jamesport Meeting House Saturday evening. The Opening Reception for the exhibition will be held
"Carnival" by Hector deCordova
Arts Community Featured Visual Arts

Celebrating Latin American Artists in Greenport

Pictured Above: "Carnival" by Hector deCordova Floyd Memorial Library in Greenport will host the opening of its spring 2024 exhibition "Heritage and Home: Latin American Artists of the East End / Hogar y herencia: Artistas latinoamericanos del East End," this Friday, March 22. The exhibit features more than a dozen East End artists of Latin American descent, and explores themes of social and cultural heritage and the idea of what we call home. Included artists range from the established nonagenarian Greenport
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Arts Environment Featured Literature

A Guidebook to Our Place in the Ecology of a Changing Planet

Pictured Above: Scott Chaskey. |. Lindsey Morris photo for Milkweed Press Words!Pens are too light.take a chisel to write. This snippet of verse, winnowed by South Fork poet and farmer Scott Chaskey from the works of the poet Basil Bunting, helps to guide Chaskey’s sculptural new book of essays, “Soil and Spirit: Cultivation and Kinship in the Web of Life.” Poems, like music, are “patterns of sound on the background
Quiet Inlet, Peconic Bay by Helen M. Kroeger, a prime example of the work of the original Peconic Bay Impressionists.
Artist's Toolbox: Calls for Art Arts Visual Arts

Southold Historical Issues Call for Artists

Pictured Above: "Quiet Inlet, Peconic Bay" by Helen M. Kroeger, a prime example of the work of the original Peconic Bay Impressionists. “Ten Squared,” an annual fundraising exhibit and sale for Southold Historical Museum, is seeking entries for its 2024 exhibition, “After the Peconic Bay Impressionists.”  In this non-juried exhibition, artists are invited to submit pieces that are 10” x 10”. Each work will be sold for $100, half of
Catherine Maloney, Ashley Underwood and Matthew Conlon in rehearsal for Strictly Murder opening March 7 at Hampton Theatre Company. Photo Dane Dupuis
Arts Performing Arts

It’s Strictly Murder in Quogue This Spring

Pictured Above: Catherine Maloney, Ashley Underwood and Matthew Conlon in rehearsal for Strictly Murder, opening March 7 at Hampton Theatre Company | Dane Dupuis photo for HTC “Strictly Murder,” a World War II-era thriller from prolific playwright/screenwriter/producer Brian Clemens, will premiere this spring, with performances running March 7 through March 24 at the Quogue Community Hall.  Originally produced in the UK at The Mill at Sonning in February 2006, “Strictly
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Sylvester Manor Seeks Proposals from Artists

Pictured Above: The Sylvester Manor house circa 1870 This summer, Sylvester Manor on Shelter Island, a significant site of North American history, will host Sculpture@Sylvester Manor, an inaugural outdoor exhibition of sculptures, installations and artistic expressions. Curated by Tom Cugliani, the exhibition is expected to engage a diverse spectrum of artists local to the East End from June 21 until Sept. 7, 2024. Local artists are invited to submit proposals
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Third Annual Bliss Morehead Poetry Grant Seeks Submissions

The Shelter Island Library has announced the third annual Bliss Morehead Poetry Grant of $1,000, awarded each April to the winner of a poetry competition. Applicants must be unpublished poets aged 17 or older and reside on the East End of Long Island (Riverhead and points east). This year’s competition will be judged by Irene Cornell, Charity Robey and Virginia Walker. This memorial grant is offered by Bliss’s husband, Mike
A scene from The Eternal Memory
Arts Film

Hamptons Doc Fest Features Are On Oscar Shortlists

Pictured Above: A scene from The Eternal Memory Five of the films screened at last December's Hamptons Doc Fest have been shortlisted for Academy Awards, and we'll be watching as the final list of Oscar contenders is released this week to see if they have made the final roster. The five films were among 30 documentary feature and short films shown at the festival at the Sag Harbor Cinema and