All over the East End this weekend authors are lined-up to chat about their books, art shows are plentiful and Greek food galore is on deck to keep you busy and full. Here are some of the hottest events happening in the Hamptons this weekend.
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Author Talk: Author will be at the Amagansett Library for Authors After Hours on Saturday at 6 p.m. to discuss his new book "Schmidt Steps Back," his third novel about the character Albert Schmidt, who was previously featured in "About Schmidt" and "Schmidt Delivered." This event is free.
Boat Fair and Art Show: The East End Classic Boat Society will host its annual from Friday through Sunday at the Community Boat Shop on Bluff Road. Classic wood boats will be on display and there will be boat building and restoration demonstrations. On Saturday, plein air artists will be painting the double dunes from the deck of the boat shop. The Maritime Art Show is organized and presented in partnership with Artists Alliance of East Hampton. Paintings, photography and sculptures will be on display. This event will occur rain or shine. The event hours are Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.
Screening: As part of the Red Carpet Film Series, "," which follows Paul McCartney through the streets of Manhattan after 9/11 as he was organizes an all-star benefit concert, will be shown at Guild Hall on Friday at 8 p.m. Talkback with filmmaker Albert Maysles, moderator Michelle Murphy Strada and other special guests will follow. Tickets are $22 for non-members, $20 for members.
TEDx: , a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together, includes video and live speakers to spark discussion and connection in a small group, will be held at Guild Hall on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Speakers will include Jesse Keenan, Research Director for the Columbia University Center for Urban Real Estate at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and Sarah Silverman, an Etsy artist and East Hampton High School student, among many others. Free, but tickets are required.
Conversation/Screening: Artist will screen his nine-minute video 'Biography/ Biographer' 2012, an experimental portrait of Robert Moses told through his father's recollections while working as a caddy on a Long Island private golf course. The event will be held on Saturday at 3 p.m. Free with museum admission.
Author Talk: Local author will be on hand with his canine companion Umma to discuss his book "What a Ride" at the East Hampton Library on Saturday at 3 p.m. This event is free, but registration is required at the reference desk or by calling 631-324-0222, ext. 3.
In Concert: is known for his dance-pro role on "Dancing with the Stars," but he also a debut CD, "HurtBox," and will perform orginals and cover songs in the John Drew Theatre at Guild Hall on Saturday at 8 p.m. Special guest is Jeff LeBlanc. Tickets are between $18 and $35.
Author Talk: Author will be at BookHampton in East Hampton on Saturday at 8 p.m. to discuss and sign her book "The Darlings." This event is free.
Concert: "" is a celebration of music from the palace and ghetto of Renaissance Mantua at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons on Saturday at 8 p.m. Benjamin Wolff, a member of the Hofstra String Quartet, since 1998, will perform on cello along with Aaron Brown, Melissa Fogarty, Vita Wallace and Charles Weaver. The event is free.
Theater: “Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris” at Guild Hall on Sunday features guest stars Anna Bergman with PJ Baccari, Tamra Hayden, Arlo Hill and Ereni Sevasti. Tickets range from $38 to $63. It begins at 7:30 p.m.
Theater: Bay Street Theatre presents Directed by Harris Yulin and written by Joe Pintauro, the play is based on the book by Peter Matthiessen. The story follows struggling fishermen on the East End who were forced to launch war against the government and describes the effects of the economic changes in the Hamptons. This play was the inaugural production at Bay Street Theatre in 1992 and, 20 years later, local fishermen are still fighting for their survival. Tickets are $55 and $66. Weekend performances run Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m.
Benefit: The will take place on Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to raise funds for Last Chance Animal Rescue, a non-profit organization that rescues animals who are scheduled to be euthanized. The benefit will take place at the private home of Michael and Marcy Warren in Water Mill. The evening will honor Wendy Diamond, founder and editor of Animal Fair Magazine and Dina Manzo, star of HGTV's Dina's Party for their ongoing efforts to end senseless animal euthanization. Tickets can be reserved for $100 per donation. For more information, call 631-478-6844.
Art Show: will host its annual event at the Sculpture Fields of Nova's Ark from Friday through Saturday with an opening reception on Thursday from 5:30 to 9 p.m. that will benefit the LongHouse Reserve. On Friday, ArtHamptons will be celebrating "Pollock at 100," to benefit the Pollock-Krasner House. Tickets to attend the weekend's events run from $25 to $125. ArtHamptons 2012 events are pet-friendly and children 16 and under are free.
Outdoor Movie: "Gaslight" will be shown outdoors at Silas Marder Gallery in Bridgehampton on Friday at 9 p.m. The screening is part of a summer series known as , which is presented in partnership with the Hamptons International Film Festival. All films are free and you may bring beach chairs, blankets and a picnic.
Pet Event: Little Lucy's, a canine couture boutique in Southampton, will continue its Saturday summer series event hosting a from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Complimentary refreshments for you and your pup will be served. This event will take place every Saturday throughout the summer. Every week, a new adoptable dog will be on-hand to meet from various rescue organizations. This is a free event. For more information, call 631-287-2352 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Author Talk: Author will be on-hand at BookHampton in Southampton on Saturday at 5 p.m. to discuss and sign her new book, "Into Dust and Fire."
Festival: The , sponsored by the Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons, will take place Thursday through Saturday from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. and on Sunday from 3 to 9 p.m. at the Southampton Elks Lodge fairgrounds. Feast on food and pastries, listen to live Greek music and shop the local vendors. The festival includes rides and games for the children as well.
BENEFIT: a benefit for the Pianofest Scholarship fund, will take place at the Rogers Mansion on Saturday at 5 p.m. Broadway star vocalist Melissa Errico will be accompanied by her father, pianist Michael Errico, and wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served in the museum garden. Tickets are $150. For more information, call 631-329-9115.
Music: Former New York Yankee turned musician will be performing his Latin Grammy-nominated jazz at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $100, $85 or $70. To purchase tickets by phone, call 631-288-1500.
Music: , Emmy- and Tony Award-winning Broadway star, will be performing an evening of cabaret at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $95, $80 or $65. To purchase by phone, call 631-288-1500.
Author Talk: Former First Lady of New York State , the editor of "The Person Who Changed My Life: Prominent People Recall Their Mentors," will be at the Quogue Library on Sunday at 5 p.m. to hold a discussion and sign her book as part of the library's "Conversations with the Author" series. Tickets for this event are $15 and advanced purchase is required to guarantee admittance. For more information, call 631-653-4224, ext. 4.