10 Things To Do This Weekend

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Another weekend is finally among us! Whether it be in the Hamptons or New York City, this weekend is filled with exciting events for everyone.

Fridays at Five – Michael Shnayerson

July 22 4:30-6 p.m.

The Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton

Michael Shnayerson, former Vanity Fair contributing editor, will be this week’s Fridays at Five speaker. As a long-time Sag Harbor and Bridgehampton resident, Shnayerson has always kept a keen eye out for Hamptons based stories. Tickets are sold at the door for $20.

Contact: Visit, email or call 631-537-0015

Dan’s Taste of Summer: GrillHampton and Taste of Two Forks

GrillHampton, July 22

Taste of Two Forks, July 23

Fairview Farm at Mecox

July 22: The Hamptons vs. NYC compete in a one of a kind cooking competition and tasting event at GrillHampton. The event is hosted by Adam Richman. Enjoy the great grilled fare, beer, speciality cocktails and live music. At the end of the night, cast your vote for the finest food of the evening!

July 23: Alex Guarnaschelli and Katie Lee host Taste of Two Forks, a not-to-be missed event by Farrell Building Company. Taste the very best from top chefs, winemakers and over 40 restaurants from the North and South Forks.

For tickets and additional information, click here.

Ozy Fusion Fest

July 23 10:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Rumsey Playfield in Central Park

OZY Media and the Fusion TV Channel present Ozy Fusion Fest, an exciting day filled with food, thought, music and shopping. The event will feature icons, entertainers, tech innovators and thought leaders. Enjoy live music from Andra Day, Wyclef Jean and Rene Perez throughout the day. Actresses Abbi Jacobson and Ilna Glazer from Broad City will also be in attendance. More speakers include Bill Gates, Karl Rove and Judy Smith, author and producer of Scandal. Tickets and more information can be found here.

Domaine Franey Wines & Spirits Free Tasting

July 23, 4-7 p.m.

Domaine Franey Wines & Spirits 429 Pantigo Road, East Hampton

Enjoy a selection of free wines open for tasting.

Contact: Visit, email or call 631-324-0906

Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty

Through July 24

MoMA, 11 W. 53rd Street

Last week! Experience the 19th century French artist, Edgar Degas’s rarely seen monotypes at the MoMA this weekend. Over 100 monotypes, paintings, drawings, pastels, sketchbooks and prints will be featured in the exhibition.

For more information, visit

The Merchant of Venice

July 20-July 28

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Hall Broadway at West 60th Street, fifth floor

Tony-winning actor and Game of Thrones cast member Jonathan Pryce and his daughter Phoebe Pryce take the stage in the Shakespeare classic, The Merchant of Venice.

Tickets $80-$150.

For more information: visit or call 212-721-6500

Fully Committed

Through July 31

Lyceum Theatre 149 W. 45th Street

Catch the show before it’s over! Jesse Tyler Ferguson from Modern Family plays 40 different characters in the laugh out loud funny Broadway show Fully Committed. In Becky Mode’s one man play about the hectic life of a reservationist in New York, Ferguson will have viewers laughing for the entire 90 minute show time. For more information and ticket prices click here.

Four More Years: An Election Special 

Through August 1

BAM Rose Cinemas 30 Lafayette Ave

Tis the season! Election season that is. BAM is marking the occasion by showing 21 political films from now until August 1. From The Manchurian Candidate to The Candidate, enjoy some of the all time best political films in Hollywood. For more information, click here.

Carol Ross Exhibition at Guild Hall

Through September

Guild Hall 158 Main Street, East Hampton

View various sculptures outside in the Furman Sculpture Gallery and inside in the Wasserstein Family Gallery.

Contact: Lauren Baker 631-324-0806 or


Who Runs ABT? Girls!

ABT kicks off fall season

On The Avenue

Our Night at the Opera

Celebrating Marc Chagall, who is not a Marx Brother


All’s Fair at TEFAF Opening

The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering raised funds as a glamorous art fair returned to New York.

by Debbie BancroftPhotographed by Griffin Lipson and Hunter Abrams/