Lifestyle: Spotlights

June Calendar

From The Righteous Brothers to Rites of Spring — HRES Plans The Agenda
By Ruth Thomas - May 30, 2018

Friday, June 29, 8 pm
Andy Grammer – The Good Parts…
The multi-platinum selling pop artist will take to the stage for a truly intimate and inspiring performance. Grammer’s smash hits include “Keep Your Head Up,” “Fine By Me,” “Honey, I’m Good,” and “Fresh Eyes.” Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, www.whbpac.org

May 29 through June 17
World Premiere of Fellow Travelers, A New Play by Jack Canfora; Directed by Michael Wilson. Set during Hollywood’s notorious Blacklist during the McCarthy era, 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


Friday, June 1, 6 pm
FILM & TALK: American Masters—Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future
Co-presented with HT2FF and in conjunction with Image Building.
Produced and Directed by Peter Rosen. Explore the life of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen (1910-1961), whose visionary buildings include National Historic Landmarks. Travel with his son, Director of Photography, Eric Saarinen, as he visits the sites of his father’s work. Parrish Art Museum, www.parrishart.org

Saturday, June 2, 7 pm
Rites of Spring Music Festival: Cliff Baldwin, ACME & the Riverhead High School Chamber Choir
Music conversation with ACME and Paolo Bartolani–7 pm; Concert–7:30pm The East End’s own Aquebogue Contemporary Music Ensemble led by Cliff Baldwin with the RHS Chamber Choir presents three pieces devoted to Quogue Wildlife in an electroacoustic mix of auditory stimulation and a celebration of nature’s hidden sounds. Quogue Wildlife Refuge, www.quoguewildliferefuge.org

Saturday, June 2 – Sunday, July 22
Laurie Anderson
Curated by Christina Strassfield.
The Exhibition will be divided into three components allowing the visitor to experience the genius of this unique artist: Virtual Reality, Video Performance and drawings. Free Admission. Guild Hall, www.guildhall.org

Friday, June 8, 6 pm
Inter-Sections: The Architect in Conversation with Kate Orff and Alex Matthiessen. Rethinking Landscape Design. Join Kate Orff as she asks us to rethink landscape design as a practice that fosters positive change in communities through the creation of regenerative living infrastructure and public landscapes. After her presentation, she will be interviewed by Alex Matthiessen, environmental strategist and president of eco-political consulting firm, Blue Marble Project.Parrish Art Museum, www.parrishart.org

Sunday, June 10, 8 pm
The Righteous Brothers
Blue-Eyed Soul Hit Makers…
Rock & Roll Hall of Famers, The Righteous Brothers, featuring Bill Medley & Bucky Heard, bring us their legendary “blue-eyed soul!” Their iconic hits include “Unchained Melody,” “You Lost That Lovin’ Feeling,” “Just Once In My Life,” “Soul & Inspiration,” and the soundtracks to movies “Ghost,” “Top Gun,” and “Dirty Dancing.” Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, www.whbpac.org

Saturday, June 16, 8 pm – 9:30 pm
The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller, Sam Green & Yo La Tengo
This hour-long “live documentary” from Academy Award–nominated filmmaker Sam Green explores Fuller’s utopian vision of radical social change through a design revolution. The project is a collaboration between Green and the legendary indie band Yo La Tengo. At each screening, Green narrates the film in person. The film’s unique form draws inspiration equally from old travelogues, the Benshi tradition, and TEDtalks. Guild Hall, www.guildhall.org

Friday, June 22, 8 pm – 9:30 pm
Stories from the Sky: An Evening with Philippe Petit
Philippe Petit, famously known as the man who walked in the clouds between the World Trade Towers, is also a renowned master storyteller. Philippe will recall how he learned the wire the wrong way: by gathering several ropes together to make it as wide as possible!?He will share the moment of the impossible task of making that first step on the wire between the Twin Towers when Philippe relives it on stage in front of you…and tells you more. Guild Hall, www.guildhall.org

Saturday, June 23, 6 pm – 8 pm
Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center’s 12th Annual Get Wild Benefit
Hosted by Joan and Bernard Carl, Little Orchard, Southampton. The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons will celebrate another year of rehabilitating and successfully releasing animals back into the wild across Long Island with its annual GET WILD! Summer Gala. Honorees: Jay Schneiderman and Susan McGraw Keber. Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center, www.wildliferescuecenter.org

June 26 – July 22
FROST/NIXONA play by Peter Morgan, Directed by Sarna Lapine. FROST/NIXON revolves around the landmark series of interviews between British journalist David Frost and former President Nixon three years after he resigned. A riveting story of the collision of politics and the media. Bay Street Theater, www.baystreet.org

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