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April Calendar

From Guild Hall’s Artists Exhibition to Bridgehampton’s Chamber Music Festival — HRES Plans The Agenda
By Ruth Thomas - April 9, 2018

Friday, April 20, 8 pm
The Devon Allman Project
With Special Guest Duane Betts…This killer combination of talent will be joining their forces to pay homage to their fathers, the principle architects of Southern Rock – The Allman Brothers. Enjoy the ultimate jam session!
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, www.whbpac.org

Saturday, April 14 – Saturday, May 19
11 am – 5 pm
80th Annual Guild Hall Artist Members Exhibition
The show features 383 local artists in the oldest non-juried museum exhibition on Long Island and one of the few non-juried exhibitions still offered. This community-centered exhibition is an opportunity to celebrate the artists who live and work here.
Admission is free.
Museum Hours: Monday, Friday and Saturday, 11 am – 5 pm; Sunday, noon – 5 pm
Guild Hall, www.guildhall.org

Saturday, April 21, 8 pm
TUSK: Fleetwood Mac Tribute covers all the great hits of Fleetwood Mac, which featured the talents of Mick Fleetwood, Christine and John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks and others over the years. The Fleetwood Mac story is an episodic saga that spans more than 30 years. Bay Street Theater, www.baystreet.org

Saturday, April 21
7:30 pm – 11 pm
Spring Fling 2018
The Parrish Art Museum’s annual Spring Fling community celebration, fundraiser, and networking event features dancing to live music by the band NOIZ, a silent auction, photo booth, and open bar and hors d’oeuvres catered by Elegant Affairs. The 2018 co-chairs are Christine Curiale-Steinmuller, Maryanne Horwath, and Laura Wynne. Parrish Art Museum, www.parrishart.org

Friday, April 27, 7 pm Saturday, April 28, 7 pm Sunday, April 29, 2 pm
The Miracle Worker, by William Gibson; produced by Bonnie Grice; Directed by Joan Lyons. This is the story of Helen Keller, born in 1880 in late Victorian America, after the Civil War. In the first months of her life she lived normally, until she was struck by a strange fever. It left her blind and deaf. Helen’s parents luckily found Annie Sullivan, a young woman fresh out of a school for the blind in Boston, who was able to bring Helen the life-altering gift of language. Helen morphed from an angry, lonely, young girl into someone full of hope with an unbounded excitement to learn. Southampton Cultural Center, www.scc-arts.org

Saturday, April 28 12 pm – 3 pm Earth Day Celebration at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge.
Come and celebrate nature at the Refuge! The day will include guided Birding Walks by Audubon, live animal presentations, crafts, environmental exhibitors, and self-guided kayaking and canoeing on Old Ice Pond. This FREE celebration is offered by Eastern Long Island Audubon Society, Westhampton Beach Earth Day, and Quogue Wildlife Refuge. Quogue Wildlife Refuge, www.quoguewildliferefuge.org

 

Friday, May 4, 7 pm Saturday, May 5, 2 pm and 7 pm Dear Edwina Jr.
Charismatic advice-giver Edwina Spoonapple directs the neighborhood kids in a series of songs and dances for the latest edition of her weekly “Advice-a-Palooza.” This show, performed by WHBPAC Young Ensemble students, offers lasting lessons on manners, kindness, and being a good friend. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, www.whbpac.org

 

Friday, May 4 – Sunday, May 6 Title Wave At Bay Street: The 5th Annual New Works Festival
Friday, May 4, 8 pm
Medea, written by The Kilbanes
Saturday, May 5, 2 pm – A Seagull in the Hamptons, written by Emily Mann
Saturday, May 5, 8 pm – The Prompter, written by Wade Dooley
Sunday, May 6, 3 pm – Eight Nights, written by Jennifer Maisel
The three-day Festival will include readings of new plays and musicals in development. Each play will be read by professional actors in its entirety, accompanied by minimal staging. Each reading will be followed by a talkback. All readings are free, but tickets MUST be purchased in advance.
Bay Street Theater, www.baystreet.org

Saturday, May 5, 6 pm
Spring Winds: Beethoven, Poulenc, Mozart
Spring winds blow warm throughout a program of delightful works including Beethoven’s youthful Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano; Poulenc’s Sextet and Trio; and Mozart’s simply gorgeous Quintet for Piano and Winds, all featuring some of the world’s finest chamber musicians.
Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church, www.bcmf.org

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