10 Things To Do This Weekend

Thursday, August 10, 2017

From art exhibitions to theatre performances and galas, we’ve got you covered for the upcoming weekend. Here is everything you need to know about this weekend in New York City and the Hamptons.

Guild Hall’s Summer Gala

August 11, 5-11 p.m.

Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton

Hosted by April Gornik, Guild Hall’s annual gala will celebrate its new exhibition “Avedon’s America” with music, dancing, dining and a live art auction. For tickets and more information visit here.

Fridays At Five Author Series: Ina Garten with Rob Marshall

August 11, 5 p.m.

The Hampton Library 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton

The Friends of the Hampton Library’s author series presents a night with Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, and Rob Marshall, the director of Chicago. Tickets are $25. For more information visit here.

Chowder Fest

August 12, 5-7 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church, 2 South Main Street Southampton

Satisfy your chowder cravings at Chowder Fest in Southampton! The festival will feature three varieties of chowder (Manhattan, New England and Corn). Other food and drink will also be offered. Tickets are $20. For more information visit here.

Discover Watermill Day

August 13, 3-6 p.m.

The Watermill Center, 39 Watermill Towd Road 

This weekend, the Watermill Center’s eight and a half acres of beautifully landscaped grounds will be open to the public. Spend the afternoon wandering through art installations, performances, workshops, tours and more. For more information visit here.

Southampton Rose Society

August 13, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

56 Boysen Road, Southampton

Support the Southampton Rose Society at “Roses and Rosé” at the home and gardens of honorary chairs Mrs. Kim White Wolfgruber and Mr. Kurt Wolfgruber. Tickets are $275. For more information visit here.

Jonathan Demme: Heart of Gold

Through August 24

BAMcinématek, 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn

A tribute to the late, great director, this retrospective features some of Demme’s best loved films. Movies in the lineup include Melvin and Howard, Stop Making Sense and Married to the Mob. for more information visit here.

Fire Island Pines: Polaroids 1975-1983

Through September 16

Throckmorton Fine Art, 145 East 57th Street

Photographer Tom Bianci chronicled the lives of gay men in the Fire Island Pines. This exhibit features enlarged prints of photographs from a time where places where gay men could be freely open were in short supply. For more information visit here.

Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium

Through October 1

Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street

Kick off your shoes and walk through the sand at this unique new exhibition. Brazlian artist Hélio Oiticica was an artist with a broad range of work from painting, sculpture, architectural installations and immersive large-scale environments. His piece Tropicália features potted plants, sand, parrots and poetry. For more information visit here.

Prince of Broadway

Through October 22

Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 261 West 47th Street

Celebrate the extraordinary career of producer and director Hal Prince in this Manhattan Theatre Club production. Broadway vets Tony Yazbeck, Karen Ziemba and more will be singing his most well known songs from shows like West Side Story, Cabaret and The Phantom of the Opera. Tickets are $89-$179. For more information visit here.


Through October 29

New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

Explore a colorful array of multimedia artist Dale Chihuly’s glass installations among the gardens. Tickets are $23-$28. For more information visit here.


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