Lifestyle: Spotlights

May Calendar

By Ruth Thomas - May 7, 2018

Friday, May 11, 6 pm
Salon Series: Pianist Inna Faliks
Salon Series offers intimate concerts with a new generation of classical musicians—featuring Ukrainian-born pianist Inna Faliks. Parrish Art Museum, www.parrishart.org

Friday, May 11, 8 pm
All New Stand Up All Star Comedy
With rising stars of stand-up comedy. Hosted by comedian Joseph Vecsey Featuring: Jared Sandler, Matt Pavich, and Goumba Johnny. Bay Street Theater,
www.baystreet.org

Saturday, May 12, 3-8 pm
Workshop 3-5 pm Performance 5-6 pm 2018 Spring Performing Arts Festival
Join the Asian Cultural Arts Alliance featuring the beautiful music, song, and dance of different Asian cultures with their exotic instruments and exquisite costumes. Reception following the performance. Workshops are free. Southampton Cultural Center, www.scc-arts.org

Saturday, May 12, 7 pm
National Theatre Live Screening: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams
Directed by Benedict Andrews; Designed by Magda Willi. Tennessee Williams’ 20th century masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly limited season in London’s West End in 2017. Following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire, Benedict Andrews’ ‘thrilling revival’ (New York Times) starred Sienna Miller alongside, Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney. Guild Hall, www.guildhall.org

Thursday, May 17 to Sunday, May 20
The 9th Annual Montauk Music Festival
The Montauk Music Festival (MMF) is a volunteer-run, grassroots live music event designed to celebrate, support, and promote the thriving Montauk music scene. MMF is a 4-day long showcase of musicians performing original music including rock, pop, Americana alternative, reggae, blues, jazz, flamenco, and country. Montauk Music Festival, www.montaukmusicfestival.com

Saturday, May 19, 8 pm
Keb’ Mo’ A Musical Force to be Reckoned With…
With three GRAMMY Awards and an enormous amount of respect to his name, Keb’ Mo’ is one of the most decorated living blues artists. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, www.whbpac.org

Friday, May 25, 6 pm
OPERA: Three Metropolitan Operas WORLD PREMIERE By Joe Pintauro and Kevin Jeffers
Three short operas scored for piano and six singers will have their world premiere at the Parrish. They’re based on three one-act plays from Joe Pintauro’s Metropolitan Operas, and set to music by Kevin Jeffers who directs the performance. Parrish Art Museum, www.parrishart.org

Saturday, May 26, 8 pm
Brian Stokes Mitchell The Last Leading Man…
Brian Stokes Mitchell is a veteran of 10 Broadway shows including Ragtime, Man of La Mancha, Kiss Me Kate, and Shuffle Along. His performances have garnered him a slew of awards including two Tony’s and induction into the Theatre Hall of Fame. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, www.whbpac.org

Saturday, May 26, 8 pm
Paula Poundstone With smart, observational humor and a legendary spontaneous interaction with the crowd, Paula Poundstone is one of our country’s pre-eminent comedians. Poundstone was the first woman, in its then 73rd year, to perform standup comedy at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.  Bay Street Theater, www.baystreet.org

Sunday, May 27, 5-8 pm
An Evening of Wine & Roses, Southampton Cultural Center’s 3rd Annual Gala Honoring: SCC’s Center Stage – Michael Disher, Joan Lyons, Kathy Mulligan, Dennis Milone, Sarah Moritz, Darren Ottati, Sarah Johner, Julie Crowley. Featuring live and silent auctions, wine, cocktails, and sumptuous food. The Muses,111 Saint Andrews Road, Southampton Southampton Cultural Center, www.scc-arts.org

May 29 – June 17
World Premiere of Fellow Travelers, A New Play by Jack Canfora; Directed by Michael Wilson. Set during Hollywood’s notorious Blacklist, Fellow Travelers examines the relationship between legendary theater artists Arthur Miller and Elia Kazan and their close connection to Marilyn Monroe. Bay Street Theater, www.baystreet.org

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