CalendarFrom Judy Collins at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center to the annual Summer Family Party at the Parrish Art Museum - HRES Plans The Agenda
August 25, 8 pm
With a career that has spanned an eclectic range of material, Judy Collins is hard to categorize — except as one of the great voices of our time. The award-winning singer-songwriter is esteemed for her imaginative interpretations of traditional and contemporary folk standards and her own poetically poignant original compositions. Never one to slow down, Ms. Collins continues to innovate and captivate.
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, www.whbpac.org
IRVING BERLIN’S ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
July 30 – August 25
Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin.Book by Dorothy & Herbert Fields. Directed by Sarna Lapine. Irving Berlin’s ANNIE GET YOUR GUN tells the story of sharpshooter Annie Oakley, who starred in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, and her tempestuous romance with fellow sharpshooter Frank Butler. Acclaimed director Sarna Lapine will bring a fresh, modern approach to the story. This musical includes the beloved songs There’s No Business Like Show Business, Anything You Can Do, and I Got Sun in the Morning performed by a country western, bluegrass band.
Bay Street Theater, www.baystreet.org
CONCERTS: MOZART, BRAHMS, & MORE
August 4, 6:30 pm
Our exploration of Mozart’s music for winds continues with his winsome Clarinet Quintet, and our focus on women composers continues with both Elizabeth Brown’s evocative Liguria and a reflective “good night” for solo piano by New Zealand’s Victoria Kelly. The program comes to a thrilling close with Brahms’ final piano quartet, whose hidden messages recall the love of his life, Clara Schumann. Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, www.bcmf.org
MUSIC MONDAYS: LACHANZE PRESENTS THE FEELING GOOD TOUR
August 5, 8 pm
Tony and Emmy Award Winner LaChanze takes to concert stages her electric and highly anticipated national tour, Feeling Good. Feeling Good will give audiences and listeners a peek into her life through song with original material as well as musical highlights from her career. Hailed by the New York Times as “magnetic,” LaChanze’s theatre credits are vast, including The Color Purple, Once On This Island, Ragtime, Company, Uptown It’s Hot, and If/Then. Bay Street Theater, www.baystreet.org
CELEBRATING UGO RONDINONE: SUNNY DAYS
August 9, 5 pm – 11 pm
Guild Hall is delighted to celebrate the artist Ugo Rondinone and his exhibition Ugo Rondinone: Sunny Days at the annual Summer Gala. This exhibition features some never-before-seen works by the New York-based, Swiss born artist as well as a community art collaboration with area school children. The evening honors Guild Hall longtime Trustee and devoted Museum Committee Chair, Michael Lynne, in memoriam. The Gala is emceed by Bob Colacello, the former Editor-in-Chief of Interview. Dinner from $1,400; Young Patrons from $250.
158 Main Street, East Hampton
Guild Hall, www.guildhall.org
SAM BUSH BAND
August 17, 8 pm
The most decorated Bluegrass performer of all time – even more so than Bluegrass’ founding father Bill Monroe – Sam Bush leads his rollicking quartet of players through everything from deep-core Appalachian hollers to dizzied-up rock standards, with some of the highest energy and fiercest fun ever to play the WHBPAC stage. Whether he’s tackling mandolin, fiddle, or vocals, Sam delivers music that will have you bouncing out of your seat. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, www.whbpac.org
SUMMER FAMILY PARTY 2019
August 18, 3 pm – 6 pm
Join in the family fun at our sixth annual Summer Family Party! Bring your children for an afternoon of entertaining activities. Work with esteemed artists to create your own masterpiece; take part in an engaging gallery scavenger hunt; capture memories in the Flip Book photo booth; play games on the lawn outside; and enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner by Golden Pear! Adults: $125 | $100 Members. Children: $100 | $75 Members.
Parrish Art Museum, www.parrishart.org