Dec 2014

Fri. Dec 19 -- FREE Screening of Handel
Christopher Hogwood conducts a performance by the Academy of Ancient Music and the Choir of Westminster Abbey of Handel’s most well-known and beloved oratorio. The recording takes full advantage not only of Westminster Abbey’s fine acoustic qualities but also the incomparable architectural splendor of the surroundings.

Sat. Dec 20 -- East Hampton Trails Preservation Society: Hike
Shadmoor State Park - This hike affords a mesmerizing panoramic view from along the bluff trail overlooking the Atlantic and hoodoo formations. The trail has wooded areas of shadbush and black cherry in addition to World War 11 lookouts.

  • 2 miles
  • December 20, Saturday 10 A.M.
  • Meet at Shadmoor State Park on the south side of Rte 27 about a half mile east of Montauk Village.
  • Town of Montauk
  • Free
  • Leader: Dave Luce 917-885-5749
  • sharstat@yahoo.com
  • Website: ehtps.org

Sat. Dec 20 -- The Met: Live in HD – Wagner’s Die Meistersinger
James Levine returns to one of his signature Wagner works conducting this epic comedy—back at the Met for the first time in eight years—about a group of Renaissance “master singers” whose song contest unites a city. Johan Reuter, Johan Botha, and Annette Dasch lead the superb international cast in this charming and magisterial celebration of the power of music and art.

  • Saturday, December 20 at 12pm **ENCORE
  • $22 General Admission / $20 Members / $15 Students. Tickets online at GuildHall.org or at Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain; theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
  • Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937; 631-324-0806
  • 2mkt@guildhall.org
  • Website: www.guildhall.org/events/?id=622&mode=id

Sun. Dec 21 -- Weekend KIDS CLUB at Hampton Kids
Weekends at Hampton Kids, we offer Kids Club every Sunday! Drop off your kids for a mini

Mon. Dec 22 -- Hampton Kids will be having Winter Recess Kids Club Monday 12/22 - Friday 12/26 & Monday 12/29 - Friday 1/2 (but closed Christmas Day & New Years Day). Morning, afternoon, and full day sessions available on weekdays. Winter weekend Kids Clubs will be held on Saturday 12/27, Sunday 12/28, Saturday 1/3 & Sunday 1/4. Saturday and Sunday Kids Clubs are offered for the morning session only, 9am-12pm. Ages 2-12 years welcome! Children will be broken into groups by age. Kids Club includes healthy snack, beverage, lunch during a.m. Session, 20 tokens per child, bounce house and arts & crafts. We offer a 10% discount for additional siblings. Please call or email for details or to make reservations. Reservations are a must so we can be sure to have craft supplies for all the kids attending. Call 631-537-4614 or email dana@hamptonkids.org Daily Schedule: 12/22- Decorate Popsicle Ornaments 12/29- Snowmen Snow Globes 12/23- Wooden Picture Frames 12/30- Cookie Cutter Pizzas 12/24- Puzzle Piece Ornaments 12/31- NYE Black Light Party 12/26- Decorate Sugar Cookies 1/2- Snow Dough 12/27- Marshmallow Snowman 1/3- Design Your Own Cups 12/28- Penguin Thermometers 1/4- Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

Tue. Dec 23 -- Hampton Kids will be having Winter Recess Kids Club Monday 12/22 - Friday 12/26 & Monday 12/29 - Friday 1/2 (but closed Christmas Day & New Years Day). Morning, afternoon, and full day sessions available on weekdays. Winter weekend Kids Clubs will be held on Saturday 12/27, Sunday 12/28, Saturday 1/3 & Sunday 1/4. Saturday and Sunday Kids Clubs are offered for the morning session only, 9am-12pm. Ages 2-12 years welcome! Children will be broken into groups by age. Kids Club includes healthy snack, beverage, lunch during a.m. Session, 20 tokens per child, bounce house and arts & crafts. We offer a 10% discount for additional siblings. Please call or email for details or to make reservations. Reservations are a must so we can be sure to have craft supplies for all the kids attending. Call 631-537-4614 or email dana@hamptonkids.org Daily Schedule: 12/22- Decorate Popsicle Ornaments 12/29- Snowmen Snow Globes 12/23- Wooden Picture Frames 12/30- Cookie Cutter Pizzas 12/24- Puzzle Piece Ornaments 12/31- NYE Black Light Party 12/26- Decorate Sugar Cookies 1/2- Snow Dough 12/27- Marshmallow Snowman 1/3- Design Your Own Cups 12/28- Penguin Thermometers 1/4- Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

Sat. Dec 27 -- East Hampton Trails Preservation Society: HIke
What's in a Name? Kirk's Place - Named for Josiah Kirk, an Irishman who bought waterfront property in the Northwest Woods facing Gardiner's Bay. Starting in 1861 and continuing for 20 years, Kirk sued and won every case against those who removed valuable fertilizer seaweed grass from his property and died penniless in the almshouse.

  • 2 miles
  • December 27, Saturday 10 A.M.
  • Meet at the beach end of Mile Hill Road in Northwest Woods
  • Town of East Hampton
  • Free
  • Leaders: Celia Paul and Steve Rosen 646-872-5342 or 631-324-7907
  • sharstat@yahoo.con
  • Website: ehtps.org

Sun. Dec 28 -- Weekend KIDS CLUB at Hampton Kids
Weekends at Hampton Kids, we offer Kids Club every Sunday! Drop off your kids for a mini

Wed. Dec 31 -- East Hampton Trails Preservation Society: Hike
Seal Haulout Walk - This popular hike takes us along an easy wooded trail to the shores of Block Island Sound. If conditions are right, we will find seals sunning themselves on the rocks near the shore. Dress warmly with proper footgear for weather conditions. Don't forget the binoculars.

  • 3 miles
  • December 31, Wednesday 10 A.M.
  • Meet at Camp Hero Road a right turn off Rte 27 about one mile east of Deep Hollow Ranch.
  • Town of Montauk
  • Free
  • Leader: Eva Moore 631-238-5134 or day of hike 631-681-4774
  • sharstat@yahoo.com
  • Website: ehtps.org
Jan 2015

Sat. Jan 03 -- East Hampton Trails Preservation Society: Hike
Hither Woods New Year's Hike - Join Rick Whalen on his 27th (more or less) annual Hither Woods New Year's Hike. We'll meet at the Hither Hills Overlook, carpool to Napeague Meadow Road and hike the south shore of Napeague Harbor. We'll then travel through the pitch pine woods of Nominicks and past Fresh Pond for scenic coastal views. Moderate pace. Bring lunch and liquids.

  • 8 miles
  • January 3, Saturday 10 A.M.
  • Meet at the Hither Hills Overlook parking lot north side of Rte 27
  • Town of Montauk
  • Carpool
  • Free
  • Leader: Rick Whalen 61-267-6608 or 631-275-8539
  • sharstat@yahoo.com
  • Website: ehtps.org

Sat. Jan 10 -- National Theatre Live Screening: OF MICE AND MEN
Golden Globe winner and Academy Award nominee James Franco (127 Hours, Milk) and Tony Award nominee Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids, Girls) star in the hit Broadway production Of Mice and Men, filmed on stage by National Theatre Live. This landmark revival of Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck's play is a powerful portrait of the American spirit and a heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship. Of Mice and Men is directed by Tony Award, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circles award winner Anna D. Shapiro (Broadway’s August: Osage County) and features Leighton Meester (Country Strong, Gossip Girl) and Tony Award winner Jim Norton (The Seafarer). The production was nominated for two Tony Awards, including Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for Chris O'Dowd.

Sat. Jan 17 -- The Met: Live in HD – Lehar’s The Merry Widow
The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Oklahoma!, Contact). Stroman and her design team of Julian Crouch (Satyagraha, The Enchanted Island) and costume designer William Ivey Long (Cinderella, Grey Gardens, Hairspray) have created an art-nouveau setting that climaxes with singing and dancing grisettes at the legendary Maxim’s. Nathan Gunn co-stars as Danilo and Kelli O’Hara is Valencienne. Andrew Davis conducts.

  • Saturday, January 17 at 1pm
  • $22 General Admission / $20 Members / $15 Students. Tickets online at GuildHall.org or at Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain; theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
  • Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937; 631.324.0806
  • 2mkt@guildhall.org
  • Website: www.guildhall.org/events/?id=623&mode=id

Sat. Jan 17 -- Student Arts Festival Part I: Grades K-8
Now in its 23rd year, the Student Arts Festival celebrates the young artists of our region and salutes their devoted art instructors, school administrators, and families who nurture their creative pursuits. Each year, schools from Bridgehampton to Montauk participate in our two inspiring student exhibitions. The museum features more than 3,500 works of student art that covers the gallery walls floor to ceiling salon-style. Part I of the exhibition features the works of students in pre-school, elementary and middle schools, and Part II features the work of our talented high school students.

Tue. Jan 20 -- JDTLab Staged Reading: WHAT ABOUT MIAMI
Written by Rebecca Schull. Directed by Tina Johnson. Starring Julia Motyka, Peter Rini, and Drew Cortese. Set in Miami in 1963, the year of the Kennedy assassination. A more or less typical American family: mother, father, and three children, recent arrivals in Miami, find themselves caught up in the unanticipated consequences of the influx of thousands of Cuban refugees to this once all American city. What happens to the father, now the employer of former Cuban elites, and to his wife, swept away by circumstance and forced to confront the dilemma of one particular displaced person? The political becomes personal as the family lives through the fallout from the killing of the President.

Sat. Jan 24 -- FREE Weekend Open Art Studio for Kids
Budding young artists can work independently and/or with an adult on a variety of interactive arts and crafts projects (that come with instructions). All materials will be supplied. Ages 5 and up.

Sat. Jan 24 -- Opening Reception Student Arts Festival Part I
Join us as we celebrate the young artists of our region and salute their devoted art instructors, school administrators, and families who nurture their creative pursuits. The opening reception will include performances on the stage of the John Drew Theater by Montauk School High Notes, Montauk dance team, and the Amagansett School Chorus.

Sat. Jan 24 -- Screening of the National Theatre Live: JOHN
Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre has produced 18 highly acclaimed dance-theatre works and four films for television, which have garnered over 50 national and international awards. The company’s new production, JOHN, authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience. Lloyd Newson, DV8’s Artistic Director, interviewed more than 50 men asking them frank questions, initially about love and sex. This powerful new verbatim work follows the extraordinary life story of one of those men: John. After years of crime, drug use and struggling to survive, John’s desire for a new life leads him to a place unknown by most. What emerged was a story that is both extraordinary and touching. JOHN contains adult themes, strong language and nudity. Suitable for 18yrs+.

  • Saturday, January 24 at 8pm
  • $18/$16 Members. Tickets online at GuildHall.org or at Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain; theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
  • Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937; 631.324.0806
  • 2mkt@guildhall.org
  • Website: www.guildhall.org/events/?id=606&mode=id

Fri. Jan 30 -- MURDER MYSTERY WEEKEND AT MONTAUK MANOR
Our ever famous and fun Murder Mystery is coming again. Our Oct. 31st (yes Halloween) event is now sold out but you can still call and book for this January 30-February 2nd 2015

Sat. Jan 31 -- The Met: Live in HD – LES CONTES D
The magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece in the Met’s wild, kaleidoscopic production. Soprano Hibla Gerzmava faces the operatic hurdle of singing all three heroines—each an idealized embodiment of some aspect of Hoffmann’s desire. Thomas Hampson portrays the shadowy Four Villains, and Yves Abel conducts the sparkling score.

  • Saturday, January 31 at 1pm
  • $22 General Admission / $20 Members / $15 Students. Tickets online at GuildHall.org or at Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain; theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
  • Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937; 631.324.0806
  • 2mkt@guildhall.org
  • Website: www.guildhall.org/events/?id=624&mode=id
Feb 2015

Tue. Feb 03 -- JDTLab: Songs of the Heart by Sheree M.C. Elder
Songs of the Heart will be a soulful performance of original compositions by composer, songwriter, and vocalist Sheree M.C. Elder. Featuring musician and songwriter Daniel Eugene and percussionist Dereck Rey. As an artist, Sheree has written and produced a commercial music jingle for Hampton Coffee Company aired on WBEA, WBAZ, and WEHM radio stations, performed at venues and events including productions at Guild Hall, Southampton Cultural Center and the Hampton Classic, as well as hosted the annual music showcase for East End Arts. Her pieces combine pop, soul, classical, and R&B styles into one unique body of work.

Tue. Feb 10 -- JDTLab Staged Reading: HONOR KILLING
A New Play by Sarah Bierstock. A Caucasian American female reporter goes to Pakistan to cover the honor killing of Farzana Parveen for The New York Times. Finding herself blacklisted from Pakistan, she is deported back to Dubai, where her male American colleague is sent to help cover the case. When she discloses to him that what has driven her so intently to cover this story was the previous gang rape of her younger sister, the two struggle with his reaction to this information. A parallel is drawn between the mistreatment of women both in Pakistan and in the United States.

Sat. Feb 14 -- Operatif Pre-Opera Lecture with Victoria Bond
In this half-hour lecture that accompanies The Met: Live in HD screening of IOLANTA /BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE, accomplished composer and dynamic speaker Victoria Bond reveals insights into the opera’s story and the artistry of the music. Victoria Bond, a major force in 21st century concert music, leads a dual career as composer and conductor. Her compositions have been praised by The New York Times as “powerful, stylistically varied and technically demanding” and her conducting has been called “impassioned” by The Wall Street Journal. Ms. Bond produces Cutting Edge Concerts New Music Festival in New York and is a frequent lecturer for the New York Philharmonic.

  • Saturday, February 14 from 11:30am-12pm
  • $30. Tickets online at GuildHall.org or at Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain; theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
  • Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937; 631.324.0806
  • 2mkt@guildhall.org
  • Website: www.guildhall.org/events/?id=641&mode=id

Sat. Feb 14 -- The Met: Live in HD - IOLANTA/BLUEBEARD
On the heels of her triumphant Met performances in Eugene Onegin, soprano Anna Netrebko takes on another Tchaikovsky heroine in the first opera of this intriguing double bill, consisting of an enchanting fairy tale (Iolanta) followed by an erotic psychological thriller (Duke Bluebeard’s Castle). Netrebko stars as the beautiful blind girl who experiences love for the first time in Iolanta, while Nadja Michael is the unwitting victim of the diabolical Bluebeard, played by Mikhail Petrenko. Both operas are directed by Mariusz Trelinski, who was inspired by classic noir films of the 1940s. Iolanta also stars Piotr Beczala, and Valery Gergiev conducts both operas.

  • Saturday, February 14 at 12:30pm
  • $22 General Admission / $20 Members / $15 Students. Tickets online at GuildHall.org or at Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain; theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
  • Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937; 631.324.0806
  • 2mkt@guildhall.org
  • Website: www.guildhall.org/events/?id=625&mode=id

Fri. Feb 20 -- BLUEBIRDS: A New Play by Joe Brondo
Starring Sophie Vanier and Joe Brondo. A young couple’s relationship is tested when an unfulfilled Walt reveals his plot to sell a stolen rare book and Sarah refuses to take part, which sets into motion a night of past hurts brought to light and new revelations that will change their lives for better or worse.

  • February 20 – March 1
  • Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm
  • $15 General Admission/$13 Members
  • Tickets online at GuildHall.org or at Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain; theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
  • Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937; 631.324.0806
  • 2mkt@guildhall.org
  • Website: www.guildhall.org/events/?id=659&mode=id

Tue. Feb 24 -- JDTLab Staged Reading: HOSPITALITY SUITE
Written by Award-Winning Playwright Roger Rueff. Directed by David Watson. In a small hotel room high above Wichita, Kansas, conflicting notions of character, salesmanship, honesty, religion, and love simmer until they boil over as two experienced salesmen and a young research engineer await a CEO whose visit to their modest hospitality suite could save their company from ruin. David Watson has directed The Dumb Waiter by Harold Pinter, Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee, Lady O by David Caudle.
Mar 2015

Sat. Mar 07 -- Student Arts Festival Part II: Grades 9-12
Now in its 23rd year, the Student Arts Festival celebrates the young artists of our region and salutes their devoted art instructors, school administrators, and families who nurture their creative pursuits. Each year, schools from Bridgehampton to Montauk participate in our two inspiring student exhibitions. The museum features more than 3,500 works of student art that covers the gallery walls floor to ceiling salon-style. Part I of the exhibition features the works of students in pre-school, elementary and middle schools, and Part II features the work of our talented high school students.

Sat. Mar 07 -- Screening of the National Theatre Live: TREASURE ISLAND
Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre. It’s a dark, stormy night. The stars are out. Jim, the inn-keeper’s granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor’s feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in – and her dangerous voyage begins. Suitable for 10 years+.

  • Saturday, March 7 at 8pm
  • $18 General Admission / $16 Members. Tickets online at GuildHall.org or at Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain; theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
  • Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937; 631.324.0806
  • 2mkt@guildhall.org
  • Website: www.guildhall.org/events/?id=611&mode=id

Sat. Mar 07 -- Opening Reception: Student Arts Festival Part II, Grades 9-12
Join us as we celebrate the young artists of our region and salute their devoted art instructors, school administrators, and families who nurture their creative pursuits. The opening reception will include performances on the stage of the John Drew Theater.
Nov 2015

Sun. Nov 29 -- THE SHOP at Guild Hall Holiday Sale!
Enjoy discounts on all art books, cookbooks, and posters! Shop for artisan jewelry, scarfs, and other unique gifts! One stop shop to make the Holiday shopping easier!



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