Put on your beads and get your Fat Tuesday on early out in Sag Harbor! Sit back and soak in movie magic with a lineup of Oscar-nominated hits in Westhampton Beach. It’s President’s Day Weekend on the East End!
Celebrate the Oscars at WHBPAC
Friday, February 17, 2012, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 18, 10:30 a.m. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach
Before Moneyball, The Help and other silver screen smashes do battle at the 84th Annual Academy Awards, you can enjoy them and a number of Oscar–nominated movies as they were meant to be seen—on the big screen— for FREE. A gift from WHBPAC to all us movie lovers!
Saturday, February 18, noon–1:30 p.m., Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton
It’s Rio at the library for Carnival, the Brazilian celebration! Inspired by amazing Brazilian traditional costumes, we’ll make masks to wear during our parade. We might even learn some samba dancing too before tasting Brazilian style food. Great fun for late winter.
Berliner Philharmoniker Live in HD at Guild Hall
Saturday, February 18, 8 p.m Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton
Guild Hall presents a screening of Berliner Philharmoniker Live in HD—Europa Konzert from Oxford with Alisa Weilerstein, cello (ENCORE). Repertoire: Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Prelude to Act III; Sir Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85; Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68. Cost: $20/$18 members per encore screening. Tickets online at GuildHall.org or at Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain.
Celebrate 2nd Annual Mardi Gras at Bay Street Theatre
Saturday, February 18, 8:30 p.m., Bay Street Theatre, Sag Harbor
Join the 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Ball at Bay Street Theatre and dance the night away at the 2nd with Gene Casey and the Long Sharks, and The Who Dat Loungers. Tickets are $30
Art Show “Diversity” at Ashawagh Hall
Reception Saturay, February 18, 5–8 p.m.; Sunday, February 19, noon–4 p.m. Ashawagh Hall, East Hampton, NY.
The Art Show “Diversity” will take place on President’s Day Weekend at Ashawagh Hall, kicking off with a reception featuring the wines of Domain Franey on Saturday nigh. In the show, xix local artists will display working in a variety of media:
John Todaro, an award-winning East Hampton photographer, will be displaying his local landscapes along with other images from recent trips elsewhere. Cynthia Loewen, a realist, paints her subjects in minute detail. She will be exhibiting paintings of her interpretation of John’s photos among other acrylics and watercolors.
Mary Milne is a glass artist whose extraordinary multilayered fusion glass has to be seen to be appreciated. Phyllis Chillingworth’s free spirit and love of life shine through in her bold, bright, beautiful watercolors of Montauk.
Deborah Anderson’s creativity blooms in her framed botanicals. Its nature framed forever. And Anahi DeCanio is a new and exciting artist to the area. She’ll be showing abstract, multimedia paintings of soft and gentle application. Her work is so appealing one wants to be a part of them.